Jewelweed #1

 
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Jewelweed, aka Touch-Me-Not. Mature seed pods explode and scatter their seeds at the slightest touch.

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Alfresco - Sep 14, 2008 02:43 PM EDT
Thanks for the comments! The colors and composition weren't selected as much as incidental to the surroundings, with my wife holding the flower while we were seated at a park picnic bench. The surrounding grass providing the background. I usually heed the rules about not picking flowers, but that was much easier than trying to get down to the flower's level where it was growing, at the edge of a marsh!
Jas - Sep 14, 2008 01:38 PM EDT
I like the angle you've used for this shot Bruce. The backdrop colour makes sure that the eye focuses on the bloom itself and the colour of the flower is lovely! I agree with Anne; it does have a bit of an oriental look to it. :)
A.Lovely - Sep 13, 2008 06:07 PM EDT
I like the clarity and the colors are so enjoyable to view. I feel it has a bit of oriental style to the photograph. Interesting photograph.

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