This is probably the last lotus bloom of the year. The bloom lasted one day before the cold rain knocked all the petals off.

Otsego, Michigan, USA

Favs: 28

Canon Rebel XT
Sigma 50 mm macro


flower, lotus, outdoors, pink, plant, pond, nature, bloom, water garden, macro, mikrin


  • Caroline Gorka
    Caroline Gorkaalmost 6 years ago

    Very nice light :))

  • Thanks a lot Caroline!!!

    – mikrin

  • Yool
    Yoolalmost 6 years ago

    Fantastic…look like its shining from inside….Triple wow!!!!!!!

  • Thanks so much Yool!

    – mikrin

  • Deborah  Benoit
    Deborah Benoitalmost 6 years ago

    I agree very nice light and comp!!

  • Thanks a bunch Deb!!

    – mikrin

  • salsbells69
    salsbells69almost 6 years ago

    oh hello…lovely lovely image Mike!!

  • Thanks so very much Sal!

    – mikrin

  • christiane
    christianealmost 6 years ago

    have to agree, the lighting is just gorgeous

  • Thank you Christiane!!!

    – mikrin

  • DavidROMAN
    DavidROMANalmost 6 years ago

    Thats a winner I love these flowers you must have them all! Maybe you send me one to play with too!
    Lovely M

  • Thanks a lot David!! I can send you seeds, then you have to plant them in water… They are getting hard to find around here for some reason.

    – mikrin

  • solareclips~Julie  Alexander
    solareclips~Ju...almost 6 years ago

    You are really getting some beautiful shots of these flowers!!!! Well done my friend!!!

  • Thanks a bunch Julie!!! This is probably the last one of the year. No more new blooms coming up and the rain knocked the petals off this one in a day. I hope your feeling better my little sicky bubble friend!!

    – mikrin

  • VanSnuG
    VanSnuGalmost 6 years ago

    Lovely and Stunning. Could not ask for more. :-)

  • Thanks a lot Steven!!

    – mikrin

  • Marilyn Harris
    Marilyn Harrisalmost 6 years ago

    Absolutely stunning Mike!!! A definate Favourite!!!

  • Thanks so much Blossom!! Your so kind!!!

    – mikrin

  • solareclips~Julie  Alexander
    solareclips~Ju...almost 6 years ago

    awww – thank you hun, I am feeling a bit better today! I literally spent the entire day on the couch under a blanket yesterday! I moved from there to my bed about 8:30 last night, and the next thing I knew it was 7:30 am, and let me tell you I had to go!! ;-)

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