Lotus in Full Bloom by Yannik Hay

1 Win
8 Top Ten
6 Features
10 Favs

  • Winner in Larkspur & Water Lily – July Birth Flowers challenge in Enchanted Flowers on 2012-07-03
  • 3rd Placement in Special Flowers challenge in Just For You-DEDICATIONS challenge on 2-12-05-16
  • 5th Placement in Avatar Challenge – Enchanted Flower on 2012-09-05
  • 5th Placement in MACRO of FLOWER or BUGS challenge in The “X” Factor on 2012-08-07
  • 5th Placement in Flowers of a different perspective challenge in Just for You Dedication on 2011-04-11
  • 8th Placement in Water Lilies challenge in #1 Favorites on 2013-09-06
  • 8th Placement in BLOWOUT CHALLENGE – GOODBYE VOUCHERS in All Glorious Lilies on 2013-02-15
  • 9th Placement in White Waterlily Photos Challenge in Aquatic Flowers and Hydrangea on 2011-10-25
  • 9th Placement in August Wall Worthy Challenge in Waterlily, Lotus and Hydrangea Flowers on 2011-08-27
  • Featured in Enchanted Flowers on 2014-06-25
  • Featured in JUST FUN on 2012-03-08
  • Featured in All Glorious Lilies on 2012-01-23
  • Featured in Close-ups in Nature on 2011-09-07
  • Featured in Extreme Close-Ups group on 2011-08-13
  • Featured in PostCard Style group on 2011-08-13

A creamy coloured lotus.

Location: Montreal’s Botanical Garden, Quebec, Canada
Date: 2011-08-06
Canon EOS 1D Mark IV
ISO: 200
Shutter Priority: 1/1600 sec.
Aperture priority: F/4,5
Metering Mode: Partial
Copyright: Yannik Hay
Lens: Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM@200mm
Photoshop CS5 for Mac – Camera Raw 6,41

Started photography in 1975.
Took photography classes.
Learned black and white dark room.
Did the transition to digital in 2005.
Learned a few post-processing programs and made my choice to Photoshop and Lightroom.

I like to shoot wildlife, birds, macro, landscapes and street photography to name a few.

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  • DonDavisUK
    DonDavisUKover 3 years ago

    Ohhhh WOW! What a stunning capture. A strange centre in this flower.

  • Thank you very much Don for all your support :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • 1Nino
    1Ninoover 3 years ago

    Superb capture – BEAUTIFUL!!!!………..Tony

  • Thank you very much Tony for all your support :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Wanda Dumas
    Wanda Dumasover 3 years ago

    Another beauty! A perfect capture!

  • Belated thank you Wanda for all your support :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Wendi Donaldson
    Wendi Donaldsonover 3 years ago

    Wow…this is gorgeous, Yan!

  • Belated thank you Wendi for the great comment :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Joanne  Bradley
    Joanne Bradleyover 3 years ago

    Gosh this is so beautiful! Wow, it just glows! Great capture of light and focus!

  • Belated thank you Joanne for the wonderful comment :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Istvan froghunter
    Istvan froghunterover 3 years ago

    Very beautiful capture Yan!

  • Belated thank you Istvan for all your support :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Valerie Rosen
    Valerie Rosenover 3 years ago

    beautiful!!! :-) val

  • Belated thank you Val for the great comment :)

    – Yannik Hay

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    NatureGreeting...over 3 years ago

    Love this Yan!!!! Would love to have yellow on our pond…maybe one day…also have heard there are red one, but I haven’t ever seen one! This is very beautiful, and an instant fave :)xoxo

  • Thank you very much for all your support :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Richard G Witham
    Richard G Withamover 3 years ago

    Wow: fantastic flower and expertly captured.

  • Belated thank you Richard for all your support :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • MarieG
    MarieGover 3 years ago

    Wow! Yannik this is stunning!! These flowers were so spectacular!!! Gorgeous!

  • Un grand merci Marie pour le compliment et désolée pour le retard :)

    – Yannik Hay

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