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27-MAY-2012 LynnH

MAY 27

Sugar Land, TX

Oleander from my yard.
Weekly Informal Challenge #111 - Complimentary Colors
Use a color wheel (shown below) to formulate a simple composition that is all about the strong (but
complementary) contrast in picking colors that are opposite on the wheel.

Sony DSLR-A700 ,Sigma 18-250 F3.5-6.3 DS OS HSM
1/320s f/6.3 at 250.0mm iso800 full exif

other sizes: small medium original
Carl and Racine Erland30-May-2012 21:58
Just lovely! - Racine
Chris(tine)30-May-2012 20:23
I chose the same complement but this is so much better. Striking colour ways.
Irene Wehrli30-May-2012 07:50
I would say a perfect capture for this challenge Lynn - oleander blooms are so beautiful!
Tom LeRoy30-May-2012 06:51
Superb combination, the red is so very nice! V
Carla Resh30-May-2012 02:43
Well done Lynn, very interesting flower.
Janice Dunn29-May-2012 23:43
I haven't seen an oleander for many years here. They used to be so popular... Always so pretty too
laine29-May-2012 21:49
a perfect compliment!!
poochdad29-May-2012 20:29
pretty little flower
maggie_falconi29-May-2012 19:31
Gorgeous capture for this challenge Lynn!!!
Stephanie29-May-2012 10:24
This is gorgeous Lynn@ VV
Patricia Kay28-May-2012 21:54
Gorgeous image Lynn...Great details and colors...BV
Karen Stuebing28-May-2012 21:30
Great combination of red and green with a beautiful flower and leaves. Super detail and depth of field. V.
Janet Donnelly28-May-2012 20:38
Beautiful, vibrant color ..... absolutely perfect for this challenge!
nightwings28-May-2012 17:16
Thought it was a hibiscus at first, but it is a beautiful oleander, excellent !!!
J. Scott Coile28-May-2012 17:02
Walter O. Koenig28-May-2012 16:21
Beautiful colors and great details. Perfect for the challenge. "V"
Ceya28-May-2012 16:15
Well done, Lynn! V
soulis28-May-2012 14:45
Beautiful shot. V.
Mike H.28-May-2012 14:11
Mission accomplished -- besides that, it's a beautiful shot, Lynn!
Jola Dziubinska28-May-2012 14:07
Beautiful flower and composition, nicely seen, Lynn. V.
Jeff Real28-May-2012 13:02
I just love the colors is wonderfully beautiful. ~V~
sue anne28-May-2012 12:40
Pretty indeed the pink and greens.
Graeme28-May-2012 12:30
Beautiful capture of this very pretty flower, Lynn.BV
Keith O'Brien28-May-2012 12:08
Great shot and choice - fits the challenge well. V
Ron & Tracey28-May-2012 11:54
Well done! That sounds like an interesting challenge! You nailed it.