Calendula by PhotosByHealy

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Calendula (also known as Pot marigold) captured August 2006 at the Memorial University of Newfoundland Botanical Garden – St. John’s, Newfoundland

Original photo processed in PSPv9. Selected the background, darkened it and applied a radial blur to give the blossom a greater presence.

Camera: Panasonic DMC-FZ30; f/5.6 @ 1/160 sec: ISO: 80; EV -1/3; Focal length: 135mm (35 mm equivalent)

502 views as of 26 October 2013


TOP TEN Challenge Placements:

  • Placed 5th in the Top Ten of the A Beautiful Marigold challenge in the group Enchanted Flowers on 5 October 2013

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  • Mike Oxley
    Mike Oxleyover 3 years ago

    What a marvellous capture, Gene. The colours are really vivid and stand out beautifully!

  • Thanks, Mike. That was one gorgeous flower!

    – PhotosByHealy

  • PhotosByHealy
    PhotosByHealyalmost 3 years ago

    Sold – 1 4×6 greeting card – 18 January 2012

    Thank you, Rachel, for your purchase.

    - Gene

  • EdsMum
    EdsMumabout 1 year ago

    Congratulations – 5th Oct., 2013 – Shirley

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  • Thank you, Shirley, for letting me know. – Gene

    – PhotosByHealy

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppabout 1 year ago

    Very nice capture

  • TeresaB
    TeresaBabout 1 year ago

    October 6, 2013

    Beautiful work!

  • Thank you for both the Feature and the Fave. Much appreciated. – Gene

    – PhotosByHealy

  • RGHunt
    RGHunt12 months ago


  • Thank you so much for this honour, Russell. – Gene

    – PhotosByHealy

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