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Beady Hostas

Posted by
Denny Jump (Bellevue, WA, United States) on 23 June 2010 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Around my daughter's Vermont home the col rain left this look

OLYMPUS E-510 1/20 second F/8.0 ISO 200 300 mm

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Julie from Easton, United States

Really nice macro shot! We have hostas also!

23 Jun 2010 5:20am

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

thanks Julie - I love there shape and appearance - I have them as well - They are really interesting plants .

23 Jun 2010 11:53am

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Superb. Fine composition. Excellent detail. I love the drops.

23 Jun 2010 5:46pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Thank you Jack - yes it is a simple shot but I am pretty happy. I stuck this on my screensaver here at work and I must say it even looks pretty good on full screen diplay: very cool and refreshing for this hot muggy east coast (I miss the West). Thanks very much, Jack

23 Jun 2010 6:56pm

High Desert Photos from Wyoming, United States

Beautiful colors! Love how it fades to black.

23 Jun 2010 7:27pm

@High Desert Photos: Hi and thank you very much!! I really appreciate your comment :-)This is a very cool and refreshing looking plant for sure I was lucky.

Marie from FRESNES, France

bien vu !

23 Jun 2010 8:48pm

@Marie: Hello Marie - Merci beaucoup!! I thank you very much for your very nice complement :-) -Denny

Dana from St. Louis, United States

great macro. the droplets are fantastic.

23 Jun 2010 9:44pm

@Dana: Hi Dana - thank you and yes I love those droplets - this was very honestly after a good rain.

Mohsen from Tehran, Iran

Great focus :)

24 Jun 2010 12:22am

@Mohsen: Hello and thank you so very much - I was relly happy too with the focus on this one. Thak You - BEst Wishes - Denny

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Great lighting, color and texture spotted in the hostas' foliage, particularly the lines.

24 Jun 2010 3:35am

@Steven: Hi Steven I love the lines and how the drops form right in a row . these are beautifull plants and I always think of prehidtoric times when I see them - check out my upcoming Friday blog if you like Hostas. Take care , kind sir! Denny

Wild Mustang Photography from Carlisle, United States

This is exquisite! Beautiful detail and color! great macro! love this!Fabulous job Denny!

24 Jun 2010 3:48am

@Wild Mustang Photography: Hi Pam - Thank you good buddy - I do appreciate it - this was a fun one to do

Jean-Michel from Herstal, Belgium

Nice macro shot :)

24 Jun 2010 1:00pm

@Jean-Michel: Hello Jean-Michel and thank yu very much - I was happy the way this one turned out. Best Regards - Denny

PD from Overland Park, Kansas, United States

Great shot! nice exposure and details

30 Jun 2010 4:58pm

@PD: HI Again Paul and thank you VERY much for checking out some of my blog. I really was pretty happy with this one - so cool and relaxing and the beads came out better than I thought they would - I was in a really bad mood when I took this shot (long story) maybe that's the key :-)

1/20 second
ISO 200
300 mm