For a brief moment, the clouds parted and the sun streamed through our kitchen window illuminating these oncidium orchids.
This is such a vibrant image!
13 Mar 2008 5:02am
@Rags: Thank you, Rags.
Very nice! Such a beautiful colour pallet used. the background is quite intriguing; is it a window you're shooting through?
13 Mar 2008 5:05am
@drphoto: Yes, it is a window out to our front garden. Thanks, Dan.
Oh, Im just read the comment under your image. Silly me! lol
13 Mar 2008 5:06am
@drphoto: Thanks, Dan.
They look so delicate. The colour is wonderful.
13 Mar 2008 5:59am
@Michael Rawluk: Thanks so much, Michael.
All it took was that one moment . . love the yellow against the blue beyond. Magic.
13 Mar 2008 6:50am
@Ronnie 2¢: Thank you, Ronnie. I appreciate that.
I love this kind of orchids. They look like so many tiny yellow butterflies.
13 Mar 2008 7:07am
@givethemhell: I agree. Thank you so much Eva.
beautiful color contrast
very nicely done
@dpm: Thank you, dpm.
Just excellent - the background is perfect and forms a nice contrast with the yellow flowers. Your composition is great, love it!
13 Mar 2008 7:52am
@Ina: That's a nice comment. thank you, Ina.
13 Mar 2008 8:41am
@Ana Lúcia: Thank you so much.
wow dei colori spettacolari! semplicemente fantastica!
13 Mar 2008 9:22am
@Paola Veneziani: Grazie mille, Paola.
L'arrière plan bleuté et une bonne PDC mettent ici joliment en valeur la grâce, la délicatesse et la couleur jaune vif de ces magnifiques fleurs que sont les orchidées.
13 Mar 2008 9:27am
@Evelyne Dubos: Merci beaucoup, Evelyn.
Such beautiful, delicate, little flowers; they have a beautiful spot from which to view the world beyond your window. You've captured them well, and your sharing them has started my day off nicely. Thank you!
13 Mar 2008 9:31am
@Ron: That's a wonderful comment. Thank you, Ron.
Beautiful color! They look like sunshine! Excellent shot.
13 Mar 2008 9:35am
@Betty: Yes, they have a wonderful glow in the sun. Thank you, Betty.
They're so beautiful. :) The color is wonderful.
13 Mar 2008 9:38am
@e.: Thanks so much, e.
very nice close up shot and lovely colour!
13 Mar 2008 10:23am
@pLusOne: Thank you, P1.
Oh wow, I would have been extatic...how gorgeous, good for you:)
13 Mar 2008 10:26am
@Lorraine: It only lasted for an instant and then the clouds covered the sun again. Thanks, Lorraine.
If only they knew, how pretty they looked, they wouldnt envy the world beyond.
13 Mar 2008 10:45am
@Kleos: Wow. That's a piece of poetry. Thank you, Kleos.
wow,i love this a lot,the bright yellow against the scenery,this has got to be framed and hang somewhere!:)
13 Mar 2008 11:11am
@tyan: That's a really uplifting comment. thank you, Tyan.
Very nice shot. Vivid colors :) Lovely composition ...
13 Mar 2008 11:22am
@Saeed: Thank you, Saeed. I appreciate that.
Wow! this is georgous, I love the way the shape of the flowers makes it look like they have opened their arms to embrace the warmth of the sun.
Beautifully photographed Michael.
13 Mar 2008 11:25am
@MaryB: Thank you so much, Mary.
The light behind these flowers is brilliant.
13 Mar 2008 11:30am
@Viewfinder: There is something very profound in what you say. Thanks, VF.
Beautiful! The plainness of the background only emphasizes the beauty of the subject.
13 Mar 2008 11:37am
@Tracey: An excellent comment. Thank you, Tracey.
Glorious yellows against a muted background
13 Mar 2008 11:44am
@Peter Miller: Thank you, Peter.
13 Mar 2008 12:21pm
@Betsy Barron : www.thebetsy.com: Thank you, Betsy.
Oh, this one should be on your wall!
13 Mar 2008 1:26pm
@alla: Thanks, Alla. That is an uplifting comment.
pretty capture Michael - I like the background patterns contrasted with the bright yellow orchids.
13 Mar 2008 1:54pm
@Jason Kravitz: Thank you, Jason. I was hoping for that contrast.
Fantastic. Beautiful colours and contrast. Great lighting.
13 Mar 2008 2:47pm
@Sujit Sudhi: thank you, Sujit.
Wow! Beautiful indeed with a great composition and lovely colors.
13 Mar 2008 3:01pm
@Reza: Many thanks, Reza.
beautiful!! great color!
13 Mar 2008 3:10pm
@Elisa: Thank you, Elisa.
Fresh shot. This flowers announce spring.
13 Mar 2008 4:00pm
@Calusarus: You're right. thank you, Calusarus.
beautiful, really beautiful!
13 Mar 2008 4:34pm
@Vida: Thank you so much, Vida.
I really like this one, the perfectly lighted flowers, the faint refection on the window pane and the blurred world beyond, very good!
13 Mar 2008 5:06pm
@Wolfgang Prigge: Thank you, Wolfgang. I appreciate that.
its really fresh and springy shot!
13 Mar 2008 5:31pm
@Hoopand: Thank you, Hoopand.
Wonderful colors - the yellow against the gun-grey of the sky behind it. Well done Michael!
13 Mar 2008 6:08pm
@bm: Thank you, bm.
very nice image - I like the colors and the blury background
13 Mar 2008 6:54pm
@yiannis krikis: Thank you, Yiannis.
beautiful.... brilliant colors.... grea shot
13 Mar 2008 7:29pm
@MJ: Thank you so much, MJ.
13 Mar 2008 7:43pm
@Magali Deval: Thank you, Magali.
And I'm so glad they did - this is excellent!
13 Mar 2008 7:53pm
@martie: Thanks, Martie. I really appreciate that.
a perfect shot for spring!
13 Mar 2008 8:52pm
@februaryish: Many thanks.
Wonderful and delicate composition. Great lighting! I like the diagonal.
13 Mar 2008 9:13pm
@standley: Thank you, Standley.
Wonderful! These yellow flowers certainly brighten your day everytime you're looking outside the window!
13 Mar 2008 9:44pm
@MadScientist: Yes, they do. They are lovely. Thank you, MS.
Beautiful! Great compo and light!
14 Mar 2008 12:44am
@Sandrine: Thank you, Sandrine.
I'm not much for flower photos but this is a very striking image and composition.
14 Mar 2008 1:38am
@Twelvebit: Neither am I usually. thank you, 12bit.
Brilliant, Michael!! Both in capture and the light.
14 Mar 2008 1:47am
@amy: An apt description. Thank you, Amy.
wow I love this shot. Perfect.
14 Mar 2008 4:46am
@Nick: Many thanks, Nick.
Marta's orchids? So lovely the gold against the grey background! I like the diagonal composition!
14 Mar 2008 11:03am
@Japanalia: Thank you, Gabriela. Yes, they are Marta's.
wow.. great shot... great colours and frame...
15 Mar 2008 2:33pm
@Jhani: Thank you, Jhani.
These are my favorite flowers, they almost challenge evolution theory, such miraculous creatures cannot, at first sight and thought, be evolved from "simple" trial and error. And they also cheer you up, aren't they like dancing elfs?
15 Mar 2008 8:39pm
@Illuci: That's a wonderful interpretation. Thank you.
The diagonal line workd really well here. Very nice color contrast too.
16 Mar 2008 11:25am
@Peter: Many thanks, Peter.
Very beautiful composition and vivid colors.
16 Mar 2008 11:34pm
@akarui: Thank you so much.
18 Mar 2008 6:40pm
@Roopa: Thank you so much.
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