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Shapely Texture

Posted by
Ruthiebear (Titusville, NJ, United States) on 29 August 2013 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Taken at the Butterfly Garden
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*Due to some of your questions this is a Red Velvet Cockscomb Celosia flower. Additional photos found on internet

SONY NEX-C3 1/640 second F/6.3 ISO 200 30 mm

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rem_la from France

de biens belles couleurs

29 Aug 2013 5:03am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland


29 Aug 2013 5:29am

pascale from Belgium

what a wonderfull flower
never seen this before

29 Aug 2013 5:36am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

What a delightfully unusual flower!

29 Aug 2013 5:53am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Beautiful bloom

29 Aug 2013 6:47am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

If this is someone's idea of re-designing roses, I much prefer them the way they are !

29 Aug 2013 6:58am

Lewis from Ljouwert, Netherlands

Comically shaped flower, like a stola )

29 Aug 2013 7:08am

Luc from Soignies, Belgium

Encore une très jolie... Bravo

29 Aug 2013 7:25am

Bruce from Tacoma, United States

Very nice close up of the flower.

29 Aug 2013 7:27am

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Wonderful soft focus, and brilliant colour a real treat for the eye.

29 Aug 2013 7:37am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Lovely strange flower, good close-up and bright colors.

29 Aug 2013 8:54am

ursulakatariina from Ed, Sweden

It's beautiful! Great colours.

29 Aug 2013 9:42am

Phil Morris from Saskatoon, Toronto, NYC, Canada

Strange, it reminds me of a cactus shape I had, beautiful !~

29 Aug 2013 9:44am

Catherine from France

Hello Ruthie ( but I am afraid, is it your name ???), what a lovely macro. I never saw this flower before. I thank Aminus 3 and all the photographers allowing us to discover such beautiful things.
Have a nice thursday !

29 Aug 2013 9:57am

@Catherine: Yes, Ruthie is my name. Do not be afraid. ;-)

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld (Old West Wales Boy), Germany

A lovely Display and great Close up..

29 Aug 2013 11:14am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Very beautiful. Nice macro !

29 Aug 2013 11:14am

Martine Libouton from bousval, Belgium

Une belle macro! de très belles couleurs et une belle PDC

29 Aug 2013 12:08pm

Kyu from Kyoto, Japan

Beautiflul close-up shot. The contrast of the vivid pink and the green bokeh as a background is wonderful.

29 Aug 2013 1:16pm

Josep from Barcelona, Spain

Lovely and sharp details in this macro. Nice selective focus.

29 Aug 2013 1:40pm

tataray from Deux-Sèvres. (Charentes-Poitou), France

Merveilleuse ...
Quels détails et couleurs c'est sublime.)

29 Aug 2013 1:41pm

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Beautiful ! great detail, Lovely !

29 Aug 2013 2:19pm

Lydia.Dd from Paris, France

Il looks like velvet ! Beautiful colors .

29 Aug 2013 2:28pm

Don from Spokane, United States

This beautiful flower is aptly named. The sharp focus let's us see the nature of the blossom. Great color too.

29 Aug 2013 2:38pm

Irene from San Francisco, United States

Love the texture here.

29 Aug 2013 3:55pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Whenever I see a picture like this flower show us ... I wonder how you can find these wonders in nature ... Beautiful picture dear Ruthie! Love it! Best regards, Adela

29 Aug 2013 3:59pm

Kate from EXETER, United Kingdom

A stunning flower, its new to me too!

29 Aug 2013 4:32pm

Nina from Hamburg, Germany

so beautiful... wonderful colours and details

29 Aug 2013 5:08pm

nafisa from bangalore, India

Very unique shape

29 Aug 2013 5:46pm

MLEnicole from United States

Really strange flower. Looks like it should be in the ocean, or something, like an anenome.

29 Aug 2013 6:25pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelel amcro et iamge quelle couleur et finesse et cette forme sueprbe compo.

29 Aug 2013 6:39pm

franz from Baden, Austria

wonderful shape and colour ... nature knows no limits !!!

29 Aug 2013 7:09pm

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Beautifully captured.

29 Aug 2013 7:30pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Gorgeous color and detail! I like how this flower has beautiful curves! A wonderful POV!

29 Aug 2013 7:56pm

Aly from Annen, Netherlands

This is wonderful & very special Ruthie...
Love it!

29 Aug 2013 8:05pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Very beautiful !

29 Aug 2013 8:10pm

helys from Paris, France

Wonderfully done: DOF, textures, colors

29 Aug 2013 8:58pm

Julie L. Brown from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Very interesting shape and texture to this flower.

29 Aug 2013 9:09pm

curieuzeneuzemosterdpot from somewhere between viewer and subject, Belgium

a swinging lady in red ..

beautiful close up, ruthiebear! :-))

29 Aug 2013 9:27pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

cool flower

29 Aug 2013 9:29pm

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

What a gorgeous shot of this unknown flower ... was anyone able to ID it?

29 Aug 2013 9:44pm

@Judy aka L@dybug: I identified it in my description.

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Wow - that's beautiful.

29 Aug 2013 9:48pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

This is such an interesting flower. Amazing.

29 Aug 2013 10:11pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Beautiful light and colours in this very detailed macro! An amazing shot Ruthiebear! ;-)

29 Aug 2013 11:43pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

A very unique flower with beautiful colors and details!

30 Aug 2013 12:21am

Etsu from Kyoto, Japan

Amazing close-up shot of the elegant flower in fabulous colors. So cute. I want to grow such a lovely one as this in my garden.

30 Aug 2013 12:31am

Isidro from Barcelona, Spain

magnificas texturas y color!

30 Aug 2013 2:27am

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Shapely, indeed! Beautiful colors and detail as well!! An odd, yet eye-catching, flower I've never seen before!

30 Aug 2013 2:30am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Neat shapes, textures, and colors.

30 Aug 2013 2:45am

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

Oh, that is so beautiful.

30 Aug 2013 3:08am

Soheil from Tehran, Iran

Amazing ... So interesting shot !

30 Aug 2013 4:36am

Basile Pesso from Barcelona, Spain

Excellent and superbly DOFed again.

30 Aug 2013 8:42am

Devi from Chennai, India

Splendid capture here !!! We call this flower coxcomb here :))))

30 Aug 2013 12:03pm

gerard1948 from Somewhere on earth, Spain

A beautiful close up, fantastic DOF and bokeh. An excellent photo, I like a lot.

30 Aug 2013 1:27pm

LAngevine from Angers, France

intéressante fleurs

30 Aug 2013 4:12pm

Regina G. Santaella from Cancún, Mexico

Gorgeous shapes, i love it

30 Aug 2013 10:45pm

Mike from Morganville, United States

Very colorful and very beautiful

2 Sep 2013 4:25pm