Madison Indiana Photography

Clematis Closeup


Here is a closeup of a clematis thought I shot, the colors in this and the spiked stamens make this an interesting bloom to photograph, when I can’t get myself motivated to shoot I can always fall back on flowers to give me a subject worth working with.

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June 30, 2008 - Posted by | abstract, art, Clifty Falls, closeup, flower photography, flowers, garden, image, macro, macro photography, Madison Indiana, nature, nature photography, outdoors, photography, pictures, random, Uncategorized

31 Comments »

  1. Very, very cool. Great textures and colors…. 😉

    R(etc… )

    Comment by Ron in L.A. | June 30, 2008 | Reply

  2. Looks like a spider or Medusa’s hair-do. I find the colors to be alluring in this image also.

    Comment by Richard Wong | July 1, 2008 | Reply

  3. Blossoms are great for inspiration and motivation, aren’t they? Tha’s a very pretty shot!

    Comment by montucky | July 1, 2008 | Reply

  4. I love that blue color, Bernie. Positioning the center of the flower off to the side gives the eye a chance to move back and forth between the colors. Very nice.

    MDW

    Comment by forestrat | July 1, 2008 | Reply

  5. incredible color. great close up

    Comment by vaggelis vlahos | July 1, 2008 | Reply

  6. I’ve been waiting for you to figure out how to do a three dimensional photo of a flower. Great work. Love the colors too.

    Comment by davidlind | July 1, 2008 | Reply

  7. Great shot. Great use of DOF.

    Comment by Mike | July 1, 2008 | Reply

  8. Those are some of my favorite colors!

    Comment by Jordan | July 2, 2008 | Reply

  9. Whoa! This one blows me away. You’ve really got a great eye for the floral.
    km

    Comment by Ken | July 2, 2008 | Reply

  10. Oooh, wow–how awesome! Great detail & beautiful colors!

    Comment by Lana | July 2, 2008 | Reply

  11. Beautiful image Bernie. I love the plane of focus you zeroed in on for some very fine details.

    Comment by Artist Boyd Greene | July 2, 2008 | Reply

  12. Hmm, very nice

    Comment by Descartes | July 2, 2008 | Reply

  13. Ever know anyone who had difficulty pronouncing the name of this flower?

    Comment by Conchlife | July 2, 2008 | Reply

  14. I know what you are thinking, don’t go there !!

    Comment by Bernie Kasper | July 2, 2008 | Reply

  15. I like how you included the wave like ridges of the petals here Bernie. It makes this quite dynamic.

    Comment by Mark | July 2, 2008 | Reply

  16. awesome photography as usual!

    Comment by offbeatnews | July 3, 2008 | Reply

  17. amazing blue/purple coloring!

    Comment by mon@rch | July 3, 2008 | Reply

  18. Beautiful photo, Bernie! Love everything about it.

    Comment by Adam R. Paul | July 3, 2008 | Reply

  19. Don’t you just love it when nature presents itself? Nice shot Bernie!

    Comment by truddle | July 4, 2008 | Reply

  20. Very sharp and well taken photo ! Nicely taken !

    Comment by JH | July 4, 2008 | Reply

  21. Bernie, this picture has made my day! The colors and quality are wonderful. It looks like fireworks on this 4th of July:-)

    Comment by Gaye Johnson | July 4, 2008 | Reply

  22. Bernie,I love your photography..Beautiful and colorful

    Comment by Visuallens | July 6, 2008 | Reply

  23. I fell in love with this on your flickr site, its beautiful 🙂

    Comment by Claire | July 7, 2008 | Reply

  24. I’ve never seen this color of clematis. I love it! I have deep blue delphinium growing in my backyard, though.

    I love photographing clematis because there’s so much to work with. You’ve done a beautiful job capturing its beauty.

    Comment by Photo Buffet | July 8, 2008 | Reply

  25. The color in this is amazing. You did a great job of capturing its center and color.

    Comment by 2sweetnsaxy | July 11, 2008 | Reply

  26. The colors are so vivid!

    Comment by kml | July 13, 2008 | Reply

  27. awesome colors! wow!

    Comment by ankush | July 17, 2008 | Reply

  28. Flowers are always a good choice. They stay still for you and don’t complain.

    Did you do much post processing on this? I don’t think I’ve ever seen a blue flower.

    Comment by Ryan | July 27, 2008 | Reply

  29. Wow…just astounding…I’m a freak for purple anyway but this is otherworldly…which is a lame word since it implies that beauty and wonder don’t belong in this world…who was it that said talking about art was like “dancing about architecture”?

    Actually, I think it was talking about music…man, I can’t seem to talk about much of anything at the moment.

    Cool picture.

    Comment by YogaforCynics | August 8, 2008 | Reply

  30. thats a cool looking picture… i bet it would make a great place for a spider to hide!
    -jackie

    Comment by Salt Lake Senior Portraits | August 9, 2008 | Reply

  31. deeep blue and clear
    nice colours and close-up
    refreshing

    Comment by zefir | August 13, 2008 | Reply


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