these tender maidenhair leaves were photographed in the late afternoon sun. the leaves of this particular maidenhair fern are a golden and sometimes caramel colour when they just begin to unfurl. however, as they mature, they turn a lovely green. my favourite fern.

canon eos 40d, canon ef 100mm f/2.8 macro usm
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- monochrome in color – 2011-05-20
- nature’s paintbrush – 2011-05-22
- shapes and patterns – 2011-06-23
- ferns and mosses – 2012-09-17
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Comments

  • Virginia Daniels
    Virginia Danielsover 4 years ago

    Superb shot!

  • many thanks, virginia!

    – Iris Mackenzie

  • JHRphotoART
    JHRphotoARTover 4 years ago

    This is very pretty! The colors and light are fantastic !!

  • thank you, jhrphotoart!

    – Iris Mackenzie

  • agnès trachet
    agnès trachetover 4 years ago

    I very like!!!

  • thank you so much, agnes!

    – Iris Mackenzie

  • Edyta Magdalena Pelc
    Edyta Magdalen...over 4 years ago

    lovely colours!

  • thank you, edyta!

    – Iris Mackenzie

  • lorilee
    lorileeover 4 years ago

    Simply beautiful!!!!

  • thank you, lorilee!

    – Iris Mackenzie

  • Clare Colins
    Clare Colinsover 4 years ago

    beautiful work iris

  • thank you, clare! ; ))

    – Iris Mackenzie

  • George Salazar
    George Salazarover 4 years ago

    gorgeous capture

  • many thanks, george!

    – Iris Mackenzie

  • Yool
    Yoolover 4 years ago

  • wow! many thanks, yool!

    – Iris Mackenzie

  • barnsis
    barnsisover 4 years ago

    Congratulations on this Feature in the Group
    Backyard Macro and Closeups!!
    =

  • thank you, barnsis! much appreciated!

    – Iris Mackenzie

  • rocamiadesign
    rocamiadesignover 4 years ago

    Beautiful shot! I love the soft yellow colors. Thank you for submitting this to The Best of Red Bubble…Digital Art and Photography!

  • thank you, rocamiadesign!

    – Iris Mackenzie

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