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A Star is Born

Posted by
Michael Skorulski (Toronto, Canada) on 21 June 2018 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Peony seed pods in our garden in Cigel, Slovakia.

Canon EOS 60D 1/100 second F/5.6 ISO 250 75 mm

yoshimiparis from France

beautiful star, but which tree is it?

21 Jun 2018 5:03am

@yoshimiparis: It is from a peony flower. Thank you, Yoshimi.

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

The new lifw is always big thing

21 Jun 2018 5:05am

Sam from Chennai, India

A beautiful star. Excellent. :)

21 Jun 2018 5:38am

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Quelques graines pour l'année prochaine.

21 Jun 2018 5:51am

badtgv from provence, France

top 5*

21 Jun 2018 5:53am

pascale from Brussels, Belgium

wauw din't know this was of the peony flower
great shot!

21 Jun 2018 6:22am

By Marie from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

What lovely star! great composition

21 Jun 2018 6:46am

Anna Cherer from LA ROCHELLE, France

A beautiful specimen ! superb softness of its " skin " and excellent DOF !

21 Jun 2018 6:52am

omid from mashhad, Iran

such beautiful focus, details, colors, lights & bokeh!
Lovely !!!!!

21 Jun 2018 8:05am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Une très belle plante !! J'aime

21 Jun 2018 8:23am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

A beautiful star it is. Interesting shot.

21 Jun 2018 12:25pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I like how you have captured the fuzzy texture so well.

21 Jun 2018 12:38pm

Sof from Neuchâtel, Switzerland


21 Jun 2018 12:46pm

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Wonderful softness !

21 Jun 2018 1:14pm

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

yes, indeed, a little star

i love the fuzz

21 Jun 2018 1:19pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Beautiful composition . A superb framing of the "star ".

21 Jun 2018 1:23pm

Denny Jump from Bellevue, WA, United States

Beautiful!! I love Peonies!!!

21 Jun 2018 2:06pm

Don from Spokane, United States

A fine close up of these seed pods. Excellent detail and rich color.

21 Jun 2018 2:51pm

Devi from Chennai, India

wonderful furry star !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

21 Jun 2018 2:52pm

mohkum from Kochi (Cochin), India

Gorgeous macro! Love the details and clarity!

21 Jun 2018 4:03pm

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Lovely plant detail shot. Have you ever managed to get them to germinate?

21 Jun 2018 5:08pm

@grouser: We haven't tried yet. But we plan to this year. Thanks, Grouser.

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Indeed.....and a beautiful star !!

21 Jun 2018 5:45pm

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

intéressante recherche

21 Jun 2018 6:42pm

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

They make a gorgeous star! I love their fuzzy covering. Beautiful color and details. You have the most beautiful backgrounds in your images!

21 Jun 2018 7:47pm

@Elaine Hancock: Many thanks, Elaine.

Benkirane Thami from Fès, Morocco

Délicieuse étoile à cinq branches! C'est l'étoile la plus proche de notre terre! Elle est bien mise en vedette par la judicieuse combinaison focus + pdc.

21 Jun 2018 7:56pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Excellent macro. I love the peonies, they are beautiful ... so the star also...

21 Jun 2018 8:22pm

Jean-Luc.M from Nancy et ailleurs, France

Superb soft green !

21 Jun 2018 9:08pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

Even their seeds are beautiful.

21 Jun 2018 11:54pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A lovely star so full of energy.

22 Jun 2018 3:16am

Nina from Hamburg, Germany

a star in lovely light...wonderfully captured

22 Jun 2018 3:28am

dobbino from Cape Town, South Africa

Love the detail! Lens used?

25 Jun 2018 7:16am

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Natura exquisida by Adela Fonts

Canon EOS 60D
1/100 second
ISO 250
75 mm