Simple Seduction

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    I am such a sucker for roses.

    I took this last year on my birthday (how convenient that roses are my birth flower too), early in the morning before work and before most of the city started to wake up. The dew drops were so amazing, covering all the roses with little diamonds sparkling in the sunrise. The hour I spent in the Rose Gardens went by in a flash. I really should start more days like that.

    Lensbaby 2.0 - f/5.6 ring - 4x macro ring (I think)

    speckled_beckle, buggee, sforrest45, and 32 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. Nathan Bergeron Photography 74 months ago | reply

      Gorgeous frost bitten roses. Love the colours and the beautiful depth of field. Lovely work my friend!

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    2. Sassparella 74 months ago | reply

      beautiful shot.

    3. ~ Aaron Reed ~ 74 months ago | reply

      Great use of the lensbaby Ar'a. Very nice rich red and it wouldn't be the same without the frost.

    4. Dale Treadway 74 months ago | reply

      Love this, great capture! congratulations on explore!

      Seen in the interestingness archives. (?)

    5. FaithandPhotos 74 months ago | reply

      That is one amazing image! It was a perfect capture.

    6. satosphere 74 months ago | reply

      Nice composition for the rose - would have been even better with the background a lush green.
      The frosting on the rose looks real nice though.

    7. Grimya 74 months ago | reply


    8. McCoy352 74 months ago | reply

      Roses are amazing! They are my birth flower as well and it would seem as if they lend themselves well to fine photographer such as yourself. Nicely done on this little gem!

    9. Geyser Gary 74 months ago | reply

      {groan} Another gorgeous lensbaby shot. How I covet that lens. I agree, you should spend more mornings doing that. This shot proves it.

    10. Seung Kye Lee - Fine Art Landscape Photography 74 months ago | reply

      Oh wow...this is as enjoyable as pure silk!

      Composition has nice depth and stunning details and colors.

      Very well done.

      Seung Kye

    11. Az Ron 74 months ago | reply

      Doubly sweet shot - great picture & it looks like the rose was kissed by some sugar!

    12. TCB3 74 months ago | reply

      Wonderful textures and deep color.

    13. victorvonsalza 74 months ago | reply

      Beautiful dew and foreground/background colors.

    14. Debasisphotography 74 months ago | reply

      what a Macro !!! I wish i could capture like this ....outstanding depth of field and level of clarity applied here.....just fantabulous ....

    15. Immortal Thrill-Seeker 74 months ago | reply

      Beautiful! For a moment, I thought it was frost on those petals.

      Flower season is coming! It's very exciting. Tulips, cherry blossoms, roses. It's going to be great!

    16. ~ Bron ~ 74 months ago | reply

      Amazing shot. I love the frost on the rose - just beautiful. A favorite for me.

    17. mharoldsewell 74 months ago | reply seduced me...please dont tell my wife...ok deal?

    18. SilentAngel87 73 months ago | reply

      my favourite flower;)

    19. Huda ❤ 66 months ago | reply

      very beautiful,,magical shot <3

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