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Shades of Orange - A Lily

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By redbandana   |   Watch
Published: August 4, 2003
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An orange day lily in my north garden. The lillies are so pretty. I like how the background turned out on this one - on some monitors, you'll see other foliage in the background, but it's pretty dark because it's a macro, so the focus is up front. But in the background, the foliage kinda looks like weird microbes or cells or something.

I just watched a CBC David Suzuki special on the mites and various things that are around that we can't see. It was gross, but strangely compelling, and the background reminded me of it :) (Smile)
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chargeProfessional Interface Designer
Professional looking macro. I like the comosition and the black backround. A backround should always be a very simple and plain. So this works really well. A vignition hood would have given a great touch to this one : )
applwoods's avatar
really like this one. the red is nice in the other one but this orange is very pretty. great shot!
stain's avatar
very pretty, great job!
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disguy2k Photographer
Hehe it looks gorgeous whatever it is in the BG :P (Lick) I miss David Suzuki specials!! I used to watch them all the time growing up :P (Lick) hehe... *sigh* Great shot... very striking... Love the frame too!! Tho the font looks a touch too heavy
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Looks really good. +fav