Saturday, May 20, 2006

Blue Flax...


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Measuring 1 1/4 inch in diameter this Blue Flax flower (Linum lewisii) reveals its delicate beauty in a close-up super-macro photo.

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9 Comments:

Blogger lenĂ© said...

What a gorgeous color blue.

8:06 PM  
Blogger madcapmum said...

My first flax flower bloomed yesterday! They're gorgeous, aren't they?

8:51 AM  
Blogger clairesgarden said...

wow! mother nature meets super macro!
good luck with your weeding, its a 'growing' time of year for everything!
Jimmy and Sandra look so content, blessings to them.

1:23 PM  
Blogger TDharma said...

I can't get my mouth to shut...maw jaw is hitting the floor...beautiful....

2:29 PM  
Blogger Deb said...

Now that is BLUE. Did I mention blue is my favorite color?

4:49 PM  
Blogger Endment said...

O-o-o-o-o-o- A-h-h-h-h

4:33 AM  
Blogger Jim said...

I'm glad you all like that shot.

The blue of these flowers always amazes me too.
That is the actual color as the camera captured it (no enhancement)and very close to how it looks to the naked eye.

I think I took that on the manual setting, at 1/3 of a stop under, for good color saturation.

7:17 AM  
Anonymous pablo said...

I'm a sucker for blue flowers. Really nice!

2:32 PM  
Blogger Abandoned in Pasadena said...

These blue flax flowers are out of this world!!!

8:10 PM  

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