Sunday, September 21, 2008

Yellow Daisy Flower for Green Thumb Sunday


Yellow Daisy Flower for Green Thumb Sunday


macro of a yellow daisy flower




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I believe this flower is from the Daisy family, but I am not a hundred percent certain.

The asteraceae family covers a wide variety of blooms such as the daisies, sunflowers, and asters.

It was in a public garden, so it is a cultivated flower not a wild one.

I found the center of this bloom to be quite unique, and I was pleased that it came out as nicely as it did.

This image was taken with my point and shoot Sony, not the DSLR that I usually use. The quality that this camera produces has always surprised me - I think the Carl Zeiss lens on it has a lot to do with that.

If you click on the image, it will bring you to the gallery where you can view it in a larger size.












12 comments:

  1. A perfect picture! It captures everything about Green Thumb Sunday!

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  2. That is weird looking center. Maybe some 'expert' can explain it but I'm happy just looking at it and knowing nature is full of surprises :)

    I miss my old Sony DSC-S85 with the Carl Zeiss lens. It did a great job with macros.

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  3. is truly beautiful KML...I dont know what the flower is....sorry i cant help u...identifying it...But is such a pleasure to the eye...its so well focused....and i like it...it brings smile of sunshine .....

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  4. Weird looking center. Something must have spilled into the gene pool :)

    I miss my old Sony SC-S85 with the Carl Zeiss lens. It did a fantastic job for a 'old' point and shoot. If it didn't die on me I'd still be using it for macros.

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  5. This is a gorgeous photo. I've noticed that Gazania, Daisy, Sunflower and Rose flowers are the most photogenic. You've proved that once again for me!
    Aiyana

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  6. Such a BEAUTIFUL shot...the lighting, the clarity, the detail...love it!!

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  7. Love the color produced by this camera, love all your shots, too bad a person has to have the printing in the middle of the shot.

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  8. Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment - it is appreciated!

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  9. I agree, Bob, but unfortunately I have had too many stolen. I figure this makes it a bit harder for them to remove it, and I get the advertising when they use them with it still on it.

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  10. Thanks for posting such a lovely picture. I went to your Web site and love the work you have posted there.

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