Gently reaching out ... by Emma Collins

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I love hydrangea flowers, in fact I love everything about hydrangeas…

Taken with a Canon EOS 450D
Aperture F5.6
Shutter 1/400
Exposure compensation -2/3
ISO 100
Focal length 55mm
Tint applied in Lightroom

FEATURED Sept 2009: Depth of Field
FEATURED Oct 2009: Made by Nature

Top Five finish: Waterlily, Lotus and Hydrangea Flowers: Macro Hydrangea challenge


bloom, bokeh, dof, flower, hydrangea, lilac, macro, purple


  • artsthrufotos
    artsthrufotosalmost 5 years ago

    wonderful at the angle you took this, excellent work

  • Thank you :o)

    – Emma Collins

  • LeilaniMelayna
    LeilaniMelaynaalmost 5 years ago

    Lovely colors, tint, color & added soft focus, dear Emma!

    Smiles Leilani

    • This would be so pretty as a t-shirt design!
  • Thank you for your kind words of encouragment ;o)

    – Emma Collins

  • Mukesh Srivastava
    Mukesh Srivastavaalmost 5 years ago

    great shot!!!!!!!!

  • Thank you :o)

    – Emma Collins

  • tracylb
    tracylbalmost 5 years ago

    Congrats on the feature Emma, it really is a beautiful shot.

  • Thanks you Tracy, as you can see I’m still having fun trying things out on my new software!

    – Emma Collins

  • Erika .
    Erika .almost 5 years ago

    oh wow..this is just magical…

  • Thank you very much Erika … and for the fave :o)

    – Emma Collins

  • micklyn
    micklynalmost 5 years ago

    You’re right, hydrangeas are stunning and this is a beautiful capture ( :

  • thank you micklyn :o)

    – Emma Collins

  • Steve Sharp
    Steve Sharpalmost 5 years ago

    The soft focus/narrow d.o.f. coupled with the tint in this creates a very evocative mood

  • thanks steve :o)

    – Emma Collins

  • snowmantlephoto
    snowmantlephotoalmost 5 years ago

    beautiful tones and composition!

  • Thx Melissa x

    – Emma Collins

  • Ingz
    Ingzalmost 5 years ago

    so delicate Emma, truly beautiful xxxx

  • Thank you Ingz, and for the fave xx

    – Emma Collins

  • mimi yoon
    mimi yoonalmost 5 years ago

    so pretty… : )

  • Thank you mimi :o)

    – Emma Collins

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