• I love this new flower bud sticking out its head in the centre!

Cape leadwort - Blousyselbos

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They grow in my garden and they flower right through the year. I was somewhat surprised at the outcome of this photo and with my limited knowledge of photography, I liked this one ... and still do!! To be honest, I think this is one of the best flower photos I have ever taken. If I am the only one to think so ... I enjoyed the pleasure of it!
I dedicate this photo to my dear friend Corneliq who takes much more artistic flower photos but who I am sure, will like this shot.
Please see the note!

snowinglightly, Richard Bradshaw1, and 7 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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  1. Chris Fullmer 34 months ago | reply

    I agree Piet, this is a beauty!

  2. PicturesWild (andré & riette) 34 months ago | reply

    Stem saam, die is mooi! Skerp, spesiale kleur en mooi diepte!

  3. Flick Vlooi 34 months ago | reply

    Die detail is uitstekend, daardie dun strepie op elke blomblaar is kristalhelder!

  4. mutter2009 *OFF* 34 months ago | reply

    Dit is perfek,Piet!!Skerp en uitstekende detail!Jy het die hoofmeisie se hart baie bly gemaak!
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    Seen on your photo stream. ( ?² )

  5. gerdavs 34 months ago | reply

    Jou makrofoto's is altyd besonders, Piet!

  6. Nydiaso. 34 months ago | reply

    Beautiful contrast and detail!!!

  7. Dominique Schreckling 34 months ago | reply

    Wonderful capture, thank you for sharing.

  8. Frik Erasmus1 34 months ago | reply

    Oom Piet, Oom het Oom self oortef, dit is fantasties mooi geluk.

  9. Aslam Kareem 34 months ago | reply

    What a beautiful capture! Love it

  10. Wild Images 34 months ago | reply

    Mooi Piet - ek ken dit net as plumbago - is die taai pers blommetjies.

  11. harrythecod 34 months ago | reply

    Stunning shot Piet, it looks fantastic on the black background,
    sharp as a tack .

  12. Anselmo. Sousa 34 months ago | reply

    Trabalho Genial...Um grande bem-haja por estar desse lado…Tenha um Adorável fim-de-Semana…Sinceros desejos deste seu Amigo…

    ************************* PENSAMENTO DO DIA, PARA UM DIA MELHOR ************************

    ***"Se o homem falhar em conciliar a justiça e a liberdade, então falha em tudo."***

  13. daveinhst 34 months ago | reply

    Nice light on a beautiful flower. Great shot!

  14. StProc. 34 months ago | reply

    Great detail Piet

  15. Image Hunter 1 (Catching Up yet Again!) 34 months ago | reply

    Superb color and light Piet, excellent!

  16. Bryan Garnett Photography 34 months ago | reply

    Beautiful study Piet, very well done.

  17. Phasmomantis 34 months ago | reply

    Love the color in this great close up.

  18. trek22- 34 months ago | reply

    so beautiful!!

  19. Esterki 34 months ago | reply

    Pragtige vars kleure hierin. pragtig!

  20. Chrissie28IWish! ~ hubby on the mend hopefully! 33 months ago | reply

    What a beautiful flower, such a delicate shade of blue, excellent composition and capture.

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