Macro photograph of a dahlia taken by Betty Mackey with Pentax Optio 90, October 16, 2010


dahlia, double, floral, flower, macro, yellow

Eye-filling paintings and photos excite me. Mine are inspired by the interplay of color, especially when it creates a cheerful and thoughtful impression. I am a photographer/writer/artist and love both nature and tech stuff. I also publish garden books — see my website. Thanks for looking at my work. My works are copyrighted and are not in the public domain.

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  • walstraasart
    walstraasartalmost 4 years ago

    Very beautiful work Betty

  • Thanks so much, Thea!

    – Betty Mackey

  • Vitta
    Vittaalmost 4 years ago

    Excellent work, Betty!!!

  • Vitta, thank you!

    – Betty Mackey

    JUSTARTalmost 4 years ago

    lovely shot

  • Sylvia, thanks so much!

    – Betty Mackey

  • Shulie1
    Shulie1almost 4 years ago

    Fantastic shot, Betty

  • Shulie, thanks for the great words!

    – Betty Mackey

  • Shylie Edwards
    Shylie Edwardsalmost 4 years ago

    oh yes..amazing flowers so gutsy……oh when i see you in colour i always imagine yellow!! know what i mean…

  • Haha! Yes! They are soft but thick and have a strong presence, like yellow.

    – Betty Mackey

  • I saw this comment again. I have a yellow aura? I love yellow. Thanks!

    – Betty Mackey

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtalmost 4 years ago

    Excellent capture Betty!!!
    Please consider putting this into the Flowering Bulbs – no insects or text group.
    This group is just for bulbs that flower (for example, tulips, dahlias, daffodils, gladiolus, crocus, bearded iris, day lilies, etc.)

  • Hi, Cee! Thanks for your comment! I just put it into the Flowering Bulbs group.

    – Betty Mackey

  • karenkirkham
    karenkirkhamabout 3 years ago

    So pretty and beautiful colour

  • Thank you, Karen!

    – Betty Mackey

  • Sherri     Nicholas
    Sherri Nic...3 months ago

    Hi Betty, how beautiful this is, Love the color it is so so cheerful
    Have a great week

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