Bokeh of Lavender .......

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New blooms of lavender caught in the afternoon light.

I have yet to find any better alternative than a vaseline filter to deliver such interesting light patterns

Nikon d80, Nikon macro lens 80mm, ISO 100, 1/250” @ f 4.5, vaseline diffusing filter

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Todd Ryburn, CORDAN, BLUE BOOK, Lohb, and 36 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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  1. Floortje69 68 months ago | reply

    the vaseline-trick is nice :)

  2. (Greg Stewart) 68 months ago | reply

    Beautiful composition & bokeh Bruce, this is lovely.

  3. libellule8065 68 months ago | reply

    Wow ! superbe ce bokeh !

  4. jade2k 68 months ago | reply

    Beautiful image!!!!

  5. Levels Nature 68 months ago | reply

    Wonderful bokeh image Bruce, lovely colours!!
    Sorry for breaking your computer earlier..... ;-)

  6. Images by Arden 68 months ago | reply

    Awesome shot! Well done.
    Thank you for visiting my photo stream, much appreciated!
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  7. visiblejoy 68 months ago | reply

    Wonderful Vaseline effect. Who would have guessed. :)

  8. Evergreengirl 68 months ago | reply

    Like purple candles. Nice effect with the vaseline.

  9. *Jo_Joe* 68 months ago | reply

    Stunning. Love the deep rich color. Just Beautiful.
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  10. Houry Photography -on/off 68 months ago | reply

    Gorgeous!!! Great selective focus and bokeh!!!

  11. Ingrid Douglas Photography 68 months ago | reply

    Are you really using vaseline still ??
    Very beautiful effect of course. Such delicate colours and tones and bokehlicious.

  12. nettisrb 68 months ago | reply

    absolutly beautiful!

  13. doreenL2009 68 months ago | reply

    I looked at this On Black. Bruce, this is a stunning piece..a great work. I love it...especially that background.

  14. gb3 photography 68 months ago | reply

    great Bruce , if its not broke don`t fix it, great shot

  15. Atticus* 68 months ago | reply

    My Fave!
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  16. Duncan Allan Photography dot com 62 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called I call it BOKEH so there!, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

  17. Photo--Graphy [deleted] 47 months ago | reply

    Marvelous image, nicely composed and shot. Very well done.

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