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"Theano" Splash

Posted by
Maria (California, United States) on 28 May 2012 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Canon EOS 5D 1/60 second F/2.8 ISO 100 100 mm

Thank you ALL for your visit and comments.

Visit me at: Maria Draper Photography

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

A very beautiful bouquet of flowers. I love the light and the use of the mirror.

28 May 2012 7:01am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Splendid presentation, a sublime image. Nice day, see you soon.

28 May 2012 7:12am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Wonderfully creative, your use of the mirror here is perfect. Those warm pinks certainly invite the viewer to hang around and drink it all in.

28 May 2012 7:14am

@Curly: thanks Curly

Vert Pomme from Montreuil Sous Bois, France

5*. Parfaite.

28 May 2012 8:36am

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Wonderful shot ! I love it !
Have a nice day, see you soon.

28 May 2012 8:41am

Véronique from Here & Now, France

Tres tres bel effet !

28 May 2012 10:32am

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Undoubtedly the most beautiful picture I saw today on Aminus

28 May 2012 10:59am

Steve from Atlanta, United States

Out of this world beautiful! Your photography is such an inspiration.

28 May 2012 11:14am

@Steve: thanks Steve

Tinx from Kuressaare, Estonia

Absolutely gorgeous!!!

28 May 2012 11:48am

Don Smith from California, United States

Your flower series is amazingly beautiful Maria. We'll miss seeing you here on AM3!

28 May 2012 11:56am

@Don Smith: Thanks Don

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

beautiful, Maria !

28 May 2012 12:24pm

@Mariana M.: Thanks Mariana!

Sylvie49 capture image from Anjou - Maine et Loire, France

De toute beauté ; la plus belle de toutes les photos présentées aujourd'hui ! c'est une merveille.

28 May 2012 2:44pm

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

What a gorgeous image you are leaving with us to enjoy for several months, but know I will miss your wonderful work. Maybe someday you will share your other "project" with us. Enjoy whatever it is, and have a wonderful summer. Thankfully weeks and months pass swiftly, so in no time you'll be back. ♥

28 May 2012 3:19pm

@Judy aka L@dybug: Thanks Judy! Have a great Summer!

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

encore une emrvielle quelle image superbe ces fleurs quelle finesse et couleur superbe.
Belle soirée

28 May 2012 4:43pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice!!!
so beautiful colors & lights!

28 May 2012 5:25pm

franz from Baden, Austria

what a beautiful way of saying "see you soon ..."
have fun with your project, and i hope it will turn out as you wish !!!
we will miss you and are looking forward to your return ;-))

28 May 2012 6:15pm

@franz: Thanks Franz... I'll still be visiting my favorite members Have a wonderful Summer!

Tomek from Poznań, Poland

Awesome compostion. Just perfect. Wonderful light, colors and reflection. Good luck Maria.:-)

28 May 2012 6:48pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Beautiful soft light on this marvelous composition Maria! Enjoy your time off and return to us as soon as you can! You will be missed! ;-)

28 May 2012 6:59pm

@Eric Cousineau: Thanks Eric, have a wonderful Summer!

Tataze from Bourgogne, France

Splendid composition

28 May 2012 7:03pm

Jackie from Montréal, Canada

Marvelous composition! So lovely!

28 May 2012 10:21pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

gorgeous. fabulous reflections

29 May 2012 1:39am

@john4jack: Thank you so much Jack...hope you're having a wonderful day...

Sue-Ann from Quebec, Canada

very nice and colorful picture, congratulations for you color spotlight... at the same time, mine is out...

29 May 2012 2:13am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Comgratulations on your colour spotlight selection Maria! ;-)

29 May 2012 2:38am

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

truly beautiful photo! such amazing sharpness and detail, not to mention the colours just bursting with life! i cannot get over the amazing clarity at f/2.8 - did you use focus stacking? good luck with your project :-)

29 May 2012 3:21am

@DarkElf: Thanks DarkElf, it is a stack of 3

Brat | RCA from Xiamen City, China

pretty awesome pic...and well done with the treatment and framing.

29 May 2012 5:37am

omid from mashhad, Iran

Comgratulations! :)

29 May 2012 5:57am

gerard1948 from Spain

A beautiful composition, this photo is fantastic. I really like.

29 May 2012 6:11am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Congrats for the Color Spotlight. Nice day.

29 May 2012 6:36am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

well done

29 May 2012 6:41am

Othersideblue from Kerman, Iran

Absolutely marvelous capture.


29 May 2012 6:54am

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

Congratulations with your well deserved spotlight ! I've just discovered your blog... Beautiful portfolio ! Enjoy your break on aminus, hope to see more of your work soon. Have a great summer :)

29 May 2012 7:14am

Martine from bousval, Belgium

Wouhaaaaaaaaa!! superbe cette photo!! félicitation pour ton spotlightcolor bien mérité!

29 May 2012 7:17am

Mhelene from Paris, France

A fabulous poto ! Very beautiful !! Congratulations on the spotligt !

29 May 2012 7:50am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Stunning pictorial quality here - Congrats on the Color Spotlight !

29 May 2012 8:39am

Thierry Pouleur from anseremme, Belgium

superbe composition, congratulation, pour le spotlight

29 May 2012 9:00am

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

love it, BRAVO*

29 May 2012 10:26am

Nina Lea Photography from Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States

Gorgeous light and color...congrats!

29 May 2012 12:25pm

Don Levesque from Saint John, Canada

Beautiful composition as always.
Congratulations on the Colour Spotlight! Well deserved!
Enjoy you're time off Maria, you will be missed.
Come back with more of your extraordinary and amazing photos.

29 May 2012 1:04pm

@Don Levesque: Thank you Don

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

PS - congratulations on the CS. We will miss you.

29 May 2012 2:33pm

@john4jack: Thanks Jack

Skyriani from Nelson, New Zealand

splendid, Maria! Happy summer.

29 May 2012 6:28pm

Dokmateo from Madrid, Spain

Congratulation on your color spotlight!

29 May 2012 6:37pm

maximage from Mase, Switzerland

Congratulation for your color spotlight! Splendid flower shot!

29 May 2012 8:18pm

Gary Thaxton from Saxapahaw, United States

Very attractive and colorful floral arrangement.

29 May 2012 8:36pm

Eric C. from Ivry sur Seine, France

Great colours !!

30 May 2012 9:15am

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Absolutely beautiful! Congratulations on the Spotlight!

30 May 2012 11:41am

Stefan from Thiersee, Austria


30 May 2012 11:56am

Melody ♪♫ ♥ from Tehran, Iran

perfect shot and absolutely beautiful,
Congratulations on the Spotlight!!!!

30 May 2012 2:27pm

Roman from Thiersee, Austria

wow, so exquisite
congrats on your Color Spotlight

31 May 2012 5:42am

@Roman: Thanks Roman!

Philippe from Paris, France

Very beautiful picture. Bravo ...

31 May 2012 9:22am

Gary Hart from California, United States

Beautiful image, Marie. Composition, DOF, light--everything's perfect. This seems to tell a story.

31 May 2012 1:47pm

@Gary Hart: Thanks Gary! Well, unlike my previous image, this one was a planned indoor setup, with artificial lighting, tripod, etc...so it was easier to get what I wanted...not to mention the post-processing tools... I am happy you think it's perfect :)

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Gorgeous way to sign off. Awesome work.

31 May 2012 2:30pm

Jerry from Aberdeen, United States

Beautiful photo, congratulations

31 May 2012 8:54pm

owen from Cambridge, United Kingdom

great sharpness of colour!

31 May 2012 10:19pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

Fantastic shot and share. Congratulations on the Spotlight. It surely is colorful and a lovely composition.

1 Jun 2012 3:06am

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ Isa from Vaucluse, France

Magnifique cliché, bravo !

1 Jun 2012 1:38pm

Jeff from Honolulu, United States

Beautiful light and color. The reflections are a bonus.

1 Jun 2012 5:37pm

Michael Mill from Elverson, PA, United States

This is fantastic Maria, congrats!

2 Jun 2012 12:16am

@Michael Mill: Thanks Michael... I adore your photography!

Chantal from Vitry le François, France

Superbe composition et présentation.

2 Jun 2012 6:50am

Bruno F from France

Very very beautiful composition ! Colors and light... just wonderful !
Congrats for your work !

2 Jun 2012 4:00pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Grandisoe bouquet et iamge usperbe vue et cpatage fnatastique compo.
belle journée

3 Jun 2012 4:29am

Ranita Imposible from Palma de Mallorca, Spain


3 Jun 2012 9:18pm

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

That's really beautiful, Maria - the clarity is incredible. Well done!

4 Jun 2012 1:18am

Jean-Luc from Bourg en Bresse, France

What a beauty ! colorful and very poetic . Beautiful inspiration , Maria

5 Jun 2012 8:20am

Carly Woodland from Napanee, Canada

Truly great...sharp shot. So calm and peaceful :)

5 Jun 2012 3:09pm

rem_la from Villiers, France

superbe cette composition florale

6 Jun 2012 5:30am

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

Wow! Breathtaking!
Congratulations on the colour Spotlight!

6 Jun 2012 7:03am

Fraucha from Біла Церква, Ukraine

Looks great! I love the framing! Will be glad to see you back :-)

6 Jun 2012 2:18pm

Universe from Tehran, Iran

A lovely shot. Well done !!!
Good luck.

6 Jun 2012 4:55pm

Claudiu from București, Romania

Pfoaaa super setul si ramele sunt inedite, felicitarile mele.

6 Jun 2012 5:27pm

Arash from Brisbane, Australia

Cracking shot, super colours!

7 Jun 2012 3:51am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Wonderful frame.

7 Jun 2012 6:33am

Bruno F from France

Congratulations for this Spotlight !

7 Jun 2012 9:33am

Carol from United States

These roses are beautiful and your photo is of course gorgeous. Wishing you a successful project, wonderful summer and great vacation wherever it might be to..and good weather for photos. Hugs, Carol

10 Jun 2012 12:58pm

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

Absolutely stunning..the focus, colors, detail and bokeh all add up to an intensely beautiful image Maria:)

12 Jun 2012 12:12pm

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

This is so beautiful! the light is lovely!

18 Jun 2012 12:04pm

skarlet from Iran

i love this maria!!
great colors and light...
and so beautiful flowers

24 Jun 2012 2:31pm

Mary Lynn from Waterloo, Canada

I will miss seeing your photos - you are truly unique in your perspective and skills. Have a wonderful time.

3 Jul 2012 1:19am

Louisette from Belgium

Gorgeous light, colors, love it

12 Jul 2012 11:29am

mary from zanjan, Iran

very lovely color
nice shot
so beauty

27 Jul 2012 8:47am

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Hope all is going well and succesfullt for you, Maria...we await your return,,,be well ;-) Denny

28 Jul 2012 3:14am

Jeff from Honolulu, United States

Wonderful, wonderful. The light, the colors, the reflection, composition, detail...the list goes on and on. Excellent image.

28 Jul 2012 6:48am

julie from besançon, France

Bonsoir Maria, vous photos sont a couper le souffle de beauté ! Bravo. Julie

31 Aug 2012 6:18pm

Ghis from France

Bonjour ,magnique reflet ,mis dans mes favoris !!@u plaisir

24 Sep 2012 12:02pm

chakrapani from Hyderabad, India

Fantastic composition. Love the how the water forms the background and isolates the subject

27 Sep 2012 7:47pm

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

It must have been a 'glitch' that your name showed up in my blogwatch. I miss seeing your gorgeous work, but hope life is good for you!

27 Oct 2012 2:26pm

Marie-Line from Lille, France

It's really wonderful !!!! Thanks

16 Dec 2012 10:43am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Merry♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸♥ ¸¸.•*¨*•♫♪ Christmas to you♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸♥ ¸¸.•*¨*•♫♪

24 Dec 2012 11:04am

Anita from West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States

Gorgeous arrangement, colors, light, photo.

25 Mar 2013 12:31pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Avec le reflet sur l'eau c'est une merveille quelle couleur quelle finesse et image grandiose macro.

27 Apr 2013 4:53am

Tony from United Kingdom

Beautiful warm colours. Lovely composition too.

4 Nov 2013 1:20pm

Canon EOS 5D
1/60 second
ISO 100
100 mm