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Steve Foss

Wood lilies are blooming!

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Such a lovely little lily. I've got quite a few images of Turk's cap lilies, which have the same color and pattern but have petals that curl back underneath and drooping flower heads.

It was nice to add these to the library this morning after hearing last night they were in bloom.

All with the Canon 30D at iso400, handheld

Canon 100 f2.8 macro, 1/125 at f3.5

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Canon 100 f2.8 macro, 1/160 at f3.5

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Canon 17-40 f4L at 17mm, 1/80 at f4

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Beauties Steve! They're in full bloom up here right now too!

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Those are beautiful, I really like the color

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I really like that first one Steve. Nice shots!

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Very nice Steve. They're all beauties!

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All very nice but I really like one as the favorite!

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Those are Nice. I was wondering what those were tonight. I was driving around near the Buffaloe river Nature area and they were in the ditches all over. I tooks some pics.

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Thanks, everyone!

Not an uncommon flower in the prairie and other midwestern states, but there aren't that many up here.

Funny how we all like things a bit different. For me the third comp wins hands down. gringrin

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Here are some of mine. Not as good as Mr Steve's but ok I guess. Don't meen to hijack your thread Steve but they are the same flower. Hope you don't mind. THese were taken handheld aslo but with a 100-400L, since it was the lense most accessible at the time, so I had to stand back about 8 feet, hard to do in the wind.

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Black and white take:

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Funny how we all like things a bit different. For me the third comp wins hands down.

IMHO it is head and shoulders above the rest. We agree.

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Nice shots, Paul. The 100-400 has a minimum focus distance of six feet, so as you showed here it can make a darn fine floral lens.

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IMHO it is head and shoulders above the rest. We agree.

Thanks buzz.

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Holy crimany, Steve! What you can't find to take some photos of! I like the third with both color contrast and some great texture/pattern!

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Definitely can't choose a favorite between #'s 2 and 3. I think my vote goes to #3. A beautiful composition!!

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