I thought it looked like this lotus flower was sitting right on the edge of the surrounding leaves.

Montreal Botanical Garden, during a meetup with fellow Bubblers from Quebec, Canada.

Nikon D7000, Sigma 120-400mm f/4.5-5.6
Focal length 400mm, ISO-400, 1/640 sec. @ f/5,6


The Tropical Zone on September 3, 2011


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  • Joanne  Bradley
    Joanne Bradleyabout 3 years ago

    Oh the light on this one is superb! Beautifully composed!

  • Thank you Joanne! It was such a beautiful day, and the partial shade of the lotus pond made for interesting light patterns.

    – Johanne Brunet

  • Jeannine St-Amour
    Jeannine St-Amourabout 3 years ago

    What a beauty. Fabulous shot Johanne

  • Thank you so much, Jeannine! :-)

    – Johanne Brunet

  • Yannik Hay
    Yannik Hayabout 3 years ago

    Magnifique! Très belle composition et quelle belle translucence! :)

  • Merci beaucoup Yannik! Ce sont des mots très encourageants!

    – Johanne Brunet

  • Gisele Bedard
    Gisele Bedardabout 3 years ago

    Que c’est beau!!

  • Merci beaucoup Gisèle! :-)

    – Johanne Brunet

  • Victoria Jostes
    Victoria Jostesabout 3 years ago


  • Thank you Victoria! :-)

    – Johanne Brunet

  • Valerie Rosen
    Valerie Rosenabout 3 years ago

    gorgeous!!! :-) val

  • Thank you Val! :-)

    – Johanne Brunet

  • MarieG
    MarieGabout 3 years ago

    Oh! Joanne…voilci de la photographie à son meilleur. Lumière exceptionnelle…couleurs splendides…superbe!!

  • Quel merveilleux commentaire, merci beaucoup Marie! :-)

    – Johanne Brunet

  • Ascender Photography
    Ascender Photo...about 3 years ago

    Stunning, Johanne.


  • Thank you so much for your kind words! :-)

    – Johanne Brunet

  • Brenda Burnett
    Brenda Burnettabout 3 years ago

    How gorgeous this is.. Beautiful in every way.

  • Thank you very much, Brenda! :-)

    – Johanne Brunet

  • Qnita
    Qnitaabout 3 years ago

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