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24-MAR-2012 Karen Stuebing


West Virginia

Submitted for the Weekly Challenge, "Large and Narrow."

Other's stepping up for the challenge can be seen here.

Pentax K10D ,Pentax SMC-A 50mm
1/750s f/2.8 at 50.0mm iso100 full exif

other sizes: small medium original
Carl and Racine Erland29-Mar-2012 05:06
Great colour and interesting composition...nice shot. - Racine
Cindi Smith27-Mar-2012 02:45
Dandelion....I love this! Looks like Spring in your neck of the woods too! :)V
maggie_falconi26-Mar-2012 21:03
Humple but so beautiful, lovely compo Karen!!!
J. Scott Coile26-Mar-2012 16:14
Popping up quicker than I can keep up with them.
Janice Dunn26-Mar-2012 06:26
Terrible weed, but a beautiful flower
Pat nighswander26-Mar-2012 00:30
Love the color and selective focus!
Barbara Heide25-Mar-2012 23:39
simple and strong!
Laryl25-Mar-2012 21:51
excellent and great subject with those colors to pop out
Inga Morozoff25-Mar-2012 21:26
Nicely exectued!
Bryan Murahashi25-Mar-2012 16:30
A beautiful sign of Spring. V
Jeff Real25-Mar-2012 15:08
I really love the subject, the background and all of the surrounding details ~V~
janescottcumming25-Mar-2012 15:02
Great composition for this dandelion to reside in. Rich colors and a great depth of field. V
John King25-Mar-2012 10:14
You make this dandelion quite beautiful, which it is. Superb choice of DOF and excellent detail. V.
Tom LeRoy25-Mar-2012 09:16
A real eye popper. Great shot with fine colors and contrasts. V
borisalex25-Mar-2012 05:57
Genius shot, terrific colors and composition! Congrats! V.
Mike H.25-Mar-2012 03:44
I can appreciate how nicely done this is.
Wonderful shot; love the brilliant yellow!
Frank Brault25-Mar-2012 03:19
Karen, you have succeeded in making the lowly dandelion exquisitely beautiful. BV
carol j. phipps25-Mar-2012 02:37
Excellent focus.
Carl Carbone25-Mar-2012 01:30
What a lovely capture of many a lawn fanatic's bane. First I've seen this season! A very pretty weed that I don't mind too much in my yard.
bill friedlander25-Mar-2012 01:07
Wonderful focus and DOF. A pretty flower whose leaves make a nice salad. V
Sheila25-Mar-2012 00:09
Dandelions are very under rated. They are a beautiful flower as we can see in the details you have captured.
Janet Donnelly24-Mar-2012 23:24
Everything that grows and shares its beauty with us is a gift of creation ..... this dandelion is so inspiring!
Tom Munson24-Mar-2012 23:24
Nothing says spring like a dandelion. Nice shot!
laine24-Mar-2012 23:01
A most perfect weed that deserves another status I your chosen POV, Karen
Walter O. Koenig24-Mar-2012 22:54
Great with this depth of field and these rich lush colors and contrasts. "V"
Brett Corbin24-Mar-2012 22:44
Love your composition on this
Colin Storey24-Mar-2012 21:40
Fantastic dandelion image with superb dof. v
larose forest photos24-Mar-2012 21:37
Dandelions already. Love their deep golden colour, especially in early spring. V
Stephanie24-Mar-2012 21:03
Dang dandelions! I saw one blooming the other day in our yard.....
Excellent dof Karen! V
Alan K24-Mar-2012 21:03
Nice and sharp, and taken from an unusual angle; it seems to be just sticking its head in from the side of frame to say "Hello".
sue anne24-Mar-2012 20:19
The yellow dandelion stands out among the blur of the grass.
LynnH24-Mar-2012 19:56
Super with this shallow DoF. Love the rich colors too! V
Chris(tine)24-Mar-2012 19:53
This pops - lovely!
Patricia Kay24-Mar-2012 19:39
Love the Dof in this beautiful dandelion image Karen...BV