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Rose Bay Willow Herb

Posted by
grouser (Ludlow, United Kingdom) on 23 July 2010 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

At this time of year the glowing spires of Rose Bay Willow Herb pop up everywhere. There are great swathes of them along the Gower Coastal Path

NIKON D70s 1/400 second F/11.0 27 mm (35mm equiv.)

Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

really nice, i like the colour from the Willow Herb

23 Jul 2010 5:15am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

If the sky is wonderfully caught, the flowers are fantastic. A beautiful shot.

23 Jul 2010 6:40am

Jacob S. Jensen from Aarhus, Denmark

The clouds are amazing! Great foreground :-)

23 Jul 2010 7:10am

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

beautifully composed G!

23 Jul 2010 7:13am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

What a sky.

23 Jul 2010 7:36am

Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Grouse a beautiful view! A good distribusión of space ... land sea air i! In perfect harmony! A stormy sky and tormented reflected on the surface of the sea! Just a delicate wild flower colors break the horizon! Great job friend ... as always! Best regards, Adela

23 Jul 2010 7:51am

Michael from Chester, United Kingdom

And they are as nice as any garden flower, I think I'll go and get some right away. They look great against that dark stormy sky.

23 Jul 2010 8:12am

pixator from kerman, Iran

WOW great!
Beautiful sky!

23 Jul 2010 8:27am

Anne from a little red dot, Singapore

very beautiful view of the bay with the colours of willow herb SO sweet...nice frame and composition !!

23 Jul 2010 9:16am

k@ from Paris, France

Colors & light make it whole, lovely

23 Jul 2010 9:44am

CElliottUK from United Kingdom

Lovely shot- moody clouds, with gentle flowers. Have you ever held one of their ripe seed cases? The heat of your open hand causes the pod to explode, scattering the seeds up to 10 feet away. Leaves your hand smelling odd though

23 Jul 2010 9:45am

@CElliottUK: Will try it at the first opportunity :)

Thea from Leeuwarden, Netherlands

What a beautiful light you captured here! and the if every moment
you can expect a twister:) Really a fantastic shot!

23 Jul 2010 10:44am

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada


23 Jul 2010 11:01am

MK from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

it made a nice foreground

23 Jul 2010 12:08pm

JJ from Jersey City, United States

Such lovely color sin the willow herbs, and quite a dramatic backdrop

23 Jul 2010 12:20pm

Aboololo from Govashir, Iran

nice shot ! great composition !

23 Jul 2010 12:59pm

rainboy from Nainital, India

flowers are making this so lovely...well composed.

23 Jul 2010 1:27pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

A very nice scene, the colours compliment each other so well.

23 Jul 2010 1:43pm

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Yes, that beautiful! I love how the flowers seem to be waving the sky along.

23 Jul 2010 2:26pm

don from spokane, United States

They make a beautiful foreground for the sea and clouds behind. A beautiful image.

23 Jul 2010 2:38pm

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

Very nice sky tones…

23 Jul 2010 4:45pm

The MaJor from TM HooD, Iran

aww..beautiful combination of flowers and the sky !!

23 Jul 2010 6:37pm

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Lovely shot and yes we did post similar photos today. A splash of colour along the seashore always cries out for a photo to be taken. Have a great weekend:)

23 Jul 2010 7:13pm

Beat from Switzerland

stunning compostion. like the dramatic sky in the backgrounf

24 Jul 2010 3:49am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Such an endless depth to this as if it contains Everything in the little box.

24 Jul 2010 9:29am

Dulcie from Danville, CA, United States

The delicate spires fronting this fabulous ocean and sky scene
are a perfect, grounding touch. Powerful cloud formations.

24 Jul 2010 8:18pm

1/400 second
27 mm (35mm equiv.)