Thursday, May 13, 2010

Explosion of Color

This photo shows the center stamen of a reddish cactus flower.

I liked the way the green stigma reaches out towards the sky.

The red delicate petals provide a great background.

This cactus is called echinocereus huitcholensis and originates from Mexico. It is a new cactus in my backyard.

I hope you are enjoying the macro photos on my site this week.

Check out photos of the Hotel Del in Coronado, California at Viva la Voyage!

15 comments:

Mo said...

Wow that is very striking

Leeds DP - Paul said...

Really nice flower pic Julie. Great colours.

Nefertiti said...

magnifique macro OO

Kate said...

Your title is very accurate. Such vivid and strong colours. If you like green, the Midwest is for you, but some of your cacti flowers rival some of our lovely spring blooms, too.

Luis Gomez said...

This is so pretty. Love the green on the orange.

brattcat said...

a little work of art.

B SQUARED said...

A wonderful series.

Sharon said...

Love this shot. The flower is glowing.

Dave-CostaRicaDailyPhoto.com said...

By coincidence, we have each posted a close up photo of a red flower today, although yours is much better.

Halcyon said...

Love those colors!

Tash said...

Fantastic photo - it just bursts into the screen. Excellent focus on details & COLOR!!!

Memphis MOJO said...

Striking colors!

glenda said...

I am enjoying the macro photos. It's amazing what we can't see or simply pass by. You have made me more observant!

Mirela said...

Wonderful macro! The green part of the flower is quite surprising...

Misalyn said...

Great macro shot. Very striking colors and I like the contrast of the green stigma against red.

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