the word glory
|Copyright: Larry Doyle (techranger)
|Date Taken: 2010-07-23|
|Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ20|
|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2010-07-26 4:21|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|Black-Eyed Susan |
"Rudbeckia hirta (common names: Black-eyed Susan, Blackiehead, Brown Betty, Brown Daisy, Brown-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia triloba), Gloriosa Daisy, Golden Jerusalem, Poorland Daisy, Yellow Daisy, Yellow Ox-eye Daisy) is a flowering plant in the family Asteraceae. It is an upright annual (sometimes biennial or perennial) native to most of North America, and is one of a number of plants with the common name Black-eyed Susan with flowers having dark purplish brown centers." - Wikipedia
“Nature never taught me
that there exists a God of glory
and of infinite majesty.
I had to learn that in other ways.
But nature gave the word glory
a meaning for me.
I still do not know where else
I could have found one.”
- C. S. Lewis
Taken hand-held, auto everything, macro setting, evening of bright sunny day in shade... some PP work in Photoshop CS2
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Larry, Great shot of the black-eyed susan. Well done. Thanks for commenting on my eagle. I appreciate it. Have a great day, Bill
This is a beautiful shot - nicely cropped - of this flower. The background framing of the 2 that haven't yet opened adds to the composition. It is a little noisy - have you tried NeatImage? Really makes a difference! Otherwise - fantastic work, and thanks for sharing it!
very beautiful photo of this flower with his petals open like the sun,
with fine POV, fine focus excellent sharpness and details, TFS
- [2010-07-26 16:23]
I miss seeing Black Eyed Susans! So it is a real pleasure for me that you have posted this fine picture of one. The colors are superb and the details are razor sharp. I love the composition with the buds and the leaves.
- [2010-07-29 2:37]
what a special nane and i could the its reason. The black eye is well shown and the yellow petals really give a good contrast. you have given a good dramatic view from the top.
Beautifully presented with softness of the background.