Monday, April 13, 2009

Thistle a little tune...


Thistles like this grow wild in an area known as the Florida Greenway, a 6-mile paved loop through several different types of flora, just 4 miles from our house.

21 comments:

Karen said...

Lovely.. Thistle while you work.....I haven't seen them here in Kissimmee.. perhaps I need to go looking for them.. very pretty.

brian said...

beautiful close up!

Glen Craig said...

Great colours and details in this shot

Juergen Kuehn said...

Like your image so much, Jacob. Thistles are so graceful.

april said...

A wonderful fluffy one.

Marie said...

It is amazing to see how something so simple as a thistle can be emphasized (highlighted?) by photography. Very beautiful colorful photograph. Bravo!

JM said...

What a lovely shot!

Your EG Tour Guide said...

Nice! I like thistles...I only wish they didn't spread so prolifically!

Lois said...

Excellent shot! What beautiful color!

Halcyon said...

Although some might consider them weeds, I think thistles are pretty!

susieofarabia said...

Looks so fluffy - great close-up shot!

Jarart said...

Great macro shot. I like the color of this plant.

Dusty Lens said...

I didn't realize thistle was this colorful.

m_m said...

Macro-photo - my hobby from the last summer:) Awesome!

Marie-Noyale said...

I do love pink!
and with the green in the background it makes a nice Easter colors combination!

Vogon Poet said...

Thistles may be weeds, but they are wonderful. Great shot.

Cezar and Léia said...

Thanks Jacob...I didn't know the name of this flower (?), but certainly it reminds my childhood and all kind things that I lived !
Perfect shot!
I would like to learn how to take this kind of picture.Beautiful!
Kind Regards
Léia

Amir said...

Beautiful,
we have lots of these flowers in our deserts and mountains

the buddhess said...

Beatiful, looks like some fur. I wonder if this could cause allergies.

PJ said...

I tried photographing thistle the other day, couldn't pull it off. Thith ith great!

Jacob said...

@ PJ - You are thoo funny.

"Photographers deal in things which are continually vanishing and when they have vanished there is no contrivance on earth which can make them come back again." — Henri Cartier-Bresson