Frangipanni no.9

 

Plumeria (Frangipani) also known as the Lei flower, is native to warm tropical areas of the Pacific Islands. There is absolutely nothing like the sweet fragrance of Plumeria in flower, with fragrances of jasmine, citrus, spices, gardenia, and other indescribable scents. These flowers are treasured by the Polynesian Islanders for their durability, fragrances and colors of whites, yellows, pinks, reds, and multiple pastels. Flowering can last up to 3 months at a time producing new blooms everyday.

 

contrary to the last of frangipanni foto, this one has had WB set manually..I think auto was better..the complexity of adjustments on the NIKON P1 is boggling for this amateur

  • Giammario 9y

    Great macro... so beautiful!
    thanks!
  • mike nl 9y

    great macro!
  • Ki'i O' Kapa 9y

    Still a GREAT shot! Love the water drops for texture.
  • Chris 9y

    Brilliant. The yellow in the drops is gorgeous.
  • Bob Davidson 9y

    Gorgeous shot.
  • ~Katie~ 9y

    Beautiful! Lovely shape in the middle - and the water drops are great!
  • "passenger" 9y

    with HDR man?
    nice work!
    ; )
  • nj dodge 9y

    Really fine capture Alan. Nice, color, cut, clarity, oh, that would be for diamonds - but you know what I mean.
  • Buntekuh 9y

    What a dream!
  • AnneliesW 9y

    Wow! Beautiful and excellent macro!
  • Rod Monkey 9y

    Beautiful!
  • Finiky 9y

    magnificent!
  • Pete Orelup 9y

    So fresh and beautiful! I've rarely taken a plumeria shot I thought was worth a damn -- this one is worth three or four damns at least!
  • Alan L 9y

    Thanks everybody..
    Thanks Pete..
    I have this very small plumeria tree in my driveway and I have taken several dozens of "exposures" to arrive at at least five that I think are presentable
  • David Stephensen 9y

    Stunning, Alan! These are among my favourite flowers. Too cold for them down our way, but they are common in Queensland, where I gre up.
  • freemysoul 9y

    It looks so fresh with all those drops!!
    A stunning picture Alan!!
  • Juli-Milli 9y

    Really like this macro!
  • fotogirl MK 9y

    !! this shot reigns !!
  • dilip ... 8y

    this is beautiful... !!! ... :o) ...
  • torkel uggla 7y

    nice droplets!
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Taken on May 9, 2006
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