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I never tire of the endless beauty and variety of calla lilies and their sensuous curves. Although the flower is native to South Africa, I photographed this one at my local botanical garden (Southern California, USA). (Zuiko 50mm macro, f/6.3, 1/100 sec., ISO 400, open shade, handheld)

Featured in All Glorious Lilies (17 January 2013)

Featured in Aquatic Flowers and Hydrangea Group (7 December 2011)

Featured in Absolute Clarity (28 October 2011)

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  • Celeste Mookherjee
    Celeste Mookhe...almost 3 years ago

  • Mark Ingram
    Mark Ingramalmost 3 years ago

    Stunning image
    I love the interesting shape and soft light

  • Thank you very much, Mark. Callas are wonderful for studies of form and shape, and I like them best in soft light.

    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • Teresa Pople
    Teresa Poplealmost 3 years ago

    I see the photography of these calla lilies as a speciality of yours Celeste and this one is another delight…

  • I guess they have become a specialty because I am utterly fascinated by them. :) Thanks, Teresa!

    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • Robert H Carney
    Robert H Carneyalmost 3 years ago

  • Thank you very much for the feature!

    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • EbyArts
    EbyArtsalmost 3 years ago

    Extraordinary image, Celeste. Love the elegance and the colors.

  • Thank you very much, Eby! Your opinion means a lot to me.

    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • Rene Hales
    Rene Halesalmost 3 years ago

  • Johanna26
    Johanna26almost 3 years ago

    Fabulous capture Celeste

  • Thank you, Johanna. Callas are a special love of mine.

    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • DeeZ (D L Honeycutt)
    DeeZ (D L Hone...almost 3 years ago

    Variety is the Spice of Life Collection
    December 7, 2011

  • Thank you very much for the feature!

    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • mom23girls
    mom23girlsalmost 3 years ago

    Gorgeous image! Congrats on your features!

  • Thanks very much, Tracy!

    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • Madalena Lobao-Tello
    Madalena Lobao...over 1 year ago


    I really love Callas and this one is wonderful!
    Your portafolio is a delight for the eyes. Thanks to share!!

  • Thank you very much, Madalena! I also love callas in all their many moods.

    – Celeste Mookherjee

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