I climbed under a prickly palm tree to snap this shy flower hiding there.
:) love it....A great shot...
12 Feb 2009 5:08am
Such wonderful vivid color against the warm background. Beautiful image.
12 Feb 2009 5:50am
Magical color against the neutral backdrop. Lovely.
12 Feb 2009 5:57am
Absoltely wonderful, Michael, and worth the climb. A gorgeous observation
12 Feb 2009 6:30am
@EYES WIDE SHUT: Many thanks, Paul.
The contrast of beauty within harsh surroundings woks well here, Michael!
12 Feb 2009 7:13am
@Ross Collins: An excellent summation. Thanks, Ross.
The climb was worth it.
12 Feb 2009 7:21am
beautifull colors and perfect contrast. bravo!
12 Feb 2009 8:06am
pretty one, excellent
12 Feb 2009 9:03am
Très bel éclairage, la touche de rose de la fleur réhausse les couleurs de l'ensemble
12 Feb 2009 9:04am
Beautiful! Fantatasic coulors!
12 Feb 2009 10:05am
12 Feb 2009 10:38am
It was worth the climb. Beautiful!!
12 Feb 2009 11:23am
Very beautiful composition with this pink flower there and beautiful title too !
12 Feb 2009 11:25am
le rose d'un pétunia délicatement posé sur le fauve du bois et du cuir..une touche de lumière ...
12 Feb 2009 12:00pm
Beautiful and colorful shot !
very very nice & romantic composition .. nice done !
12 Feb 2009 12:12pm
The Prickly Palm wasn't any picnic, but the Petunia was worth it ... great contrasts here!
Worth the climb indeed! really beautifully captured Michael.
12 Feb 2009 12:55pm
...like finding a hidden treasure. Beautiful!
12 Feb 2009 1:27pm
@bluechameleon: That's how I saw it. thanks, Sharon.
12 Feb 2009 1:37pm
Such a stark contrast to its background. Nice subtle lighting, too. And I love the detail seen in its petal.
12 Feb 2009 2:38pm
Exelent photograf!! All is allright!! The colors, lihgt, control of contrast, but the best... the composition. Five stras to you today!!
12 Feb 2009 3:28pm
Thanks for doin that, 'cause the point is a gem ;)
12 Feb 2009 4:10pm
@Lorraine: Thanks so much, Lorraine.
Like the limited palette and the hard texture/pattern behind the delicate flower
12 Feb 2009 5:21pm
Maybe it liked the shade or is indeed shy. A great find.
12 Feb 2009 6:11pm
What a gorgeous composition. Love the beatiful little petunia peeking out. Good eye Michael.
12 Feb 2009 6:50pm
A shy flower indeed. Beautiflly seen, Michael.
12 Feb 2009 7:04pm
12 Feb 2009 7:22pm
Wow beauty hides everywhere if you look for it! Love the color of this flower!
12 Feb 2009 7:27pm
This shy flower is wonderful Michael!
The lighting and the colour are outstanding!
12 Feb 2009 7:39pm
Shy but vibrant. What a beautiful photo!
12 Feb 2009 7:58pm
wunderfull delicate flower
12 Feb 2009 9:53pm
The flower looks very proud of itself for finding such a sunny spot all alone. Lovely composition and well worth the effort by the flower and you !
13 Feb 2009 1:35am
It was worth the effort! Fantastic image Michael!
13 Feb 2009 1:39am
Truly amazing this beautiful flower growing here. Excellent clarity and lovely warm background tones.
13 Feb 2009 1:52am
Very nice image. I like the contrast between the flower and the wood.
13 Feb 2009 3:20am
What's a pretty flower doing in a place like that.....? Beautiful shot Michael, did you save the plant :)
13 Feb 2009 3:45am
@Observing: I did indeed save the plant from a desperate fate! Thanks, Mike.
Well seen as a shy beauty, and good detail and color.
13 Feb 2009 3:57am
Isn't she a pretty little thing?
13 Feb 2009 5:29am
I like this shot : the vivid flower in this composition is beautiful
14 Feb 2009 5:56pm
Simply beautiful... the colours, texture and mood captured are fantastic
19 Feb 2009 6:36am
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