Up close and personal with a single wisteria blossom – have you ever really seen this flower’s delicate stamens before? (Olympus E-5 & Zuiko 50mm macro, f/8, 1/250 sec., ISO 200, morning sun, handheld) Textures (Artiste Brest and Artiste Fauve Rainbow) are from Leslie Nicole’s French Kiss Textures.

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  • Celeste Mookherjee
    Celeste Mookhe...over 2 years ago

  • AngieDavies
    AngieDaviesover 2 years ago

    Such a lovely macro and delicate textures!!! I love wisteria and I have never seen it up this close before!

  • Thank you, Angie! I appreciate your comment and fave!

    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • KatMagic Photography
    KatMagic Photo...over 2 years ago

    The color on this is just stunning, Celeste…plus, the dreamy softness of the out of focus petals contrasted with the tack sharp center is just captivating…you always get the color so correct…I know you keep an eye on your histogram but do you change your white balance or use the auto white balance? The Wisteria are so pretty…

  • Thanks very much, Katherine! I use auto white balance much of the time because I’ve found it to be reliable on my camera. I know when it tends to be off (in shade) and will override it then. This one was in morning sun and shot with auto WB and no color adjustments in Adobe Camera RAW.

    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • Thomas Eggert
    Thomas Eggertover 2 years ago

    Beautiful close up Celeste….:))))

  • Thanks very much, Thomas! I’m glad you like it!

    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • Sandra Lee Woods
    Sandra Lee Woodsover 2 years ago

    Great close up.

  • Thank you, Sandra!

    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • kristijohnson
    kristijohnsonover 2 years ago

    Wow! Is this pretty!! Your soft texture is perfect too! Like Katherine said, the colors are stunning!!

  • Thanks, Kristi! I wanted to add texture, but the image and subject demanded a soft touch.

    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • Dlouise
    Dlouiseover 2 years ago

    Wonderful macro Celeste,,,so pretty!

  • Thanks very much! I’m so glad you like it!

    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • EbyArts
    EbyArtsover 2 years ago

    This is so delicate and beautiful, Celeste…One of your best!!!!!

  • Thanks so much, Eby! It’s a little something different. :)

    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • Joy Watson
    Joy Watsonover 2 years ago

    Great colours and clarity. Gorgeous

  • Thank you, Joy! Glad you like it!

    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • Bette Devine
    Bette Devineover 2 years ago

    I have to confess that I have never really looked at a wisteria flower before, but now I can see that I must when next I come across one! Lovely.

  • Thanks, Bette! I also never looked so closely at a single wisteria blossom before, but I was suddenly presented with lots of wisteria at eye level, and I simply had to explore the inner beauty.

    – Celeste Mookherjee

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