Deep, dark heart by steppeland

My dad’s garden
- Belgium, Flanders -

…after the rain…

Purple Anemone – close-up

Photograph made with Pentax K10D camera. Shutter Speed: 1/125 second, ISO Speed: 400 – crop and minor post editing in Lightroom 2 and Photshop 7.0

Featured in:
Bubblers Weekly Challenge – group and was featured in this group (Sept. 21, 2009)
The best of Redbubble (May 31, 2011)
a fascinating purple (Dec. 27, 2011)
Enchanted Flowers (Feb. 23, 2013)

Top 10 in:
Bubblers Weekly Challenge: Flowers in Macro (Sept. 21, 2009)
Alphabet blooms beginning with A – Nature photography challenge (Jan. 20, 2011)
Monochrome in colour (Oct. 23, 2011)

Thank you so much to the hosts of these marvellous groups and challenges

See more
See more of my flowers
See more of my dad’s garden-collection

Comments and feed-back always welcome. Thanks for looking :)

Steppeland (pseudonym) is a Flemish photographer, living in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Her main area’s of interest are Nature Photography, Street photography and Photojournalism. Recently she also explores different digital art techniques, mainly based on her own photographs.
More of her work can be seen at DeviantArt and 500px

Comments and feed-back always welcome! Thanks for looking!

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  • steppeland
    steppelandalmost 6 years ago

  • Joy Watson
    Joy Watsonalmost 6 years ago


  • Thank you so much, Joy! :)

    – steppeland

  • TanyaBright
    TanyaBrightalmost 6 years ago

    Beautiful capture. Gorgeous!

  • Thank you so much, Tanya, I really appreciate!

    – steppeland

  • BCasTal
    BCasTalover 5 years ago

    What a wonderful macro image. I love the water droplets on the petals, very refreshing feel to this.

  • Taylor Sawyer
    Taylor Sawyerover 5 years ago

    This image will be featured with the rest of the top ten and two honorable mentions. You are now invited to submit it to the group so that it may be featured!

  • Aww, that’s marvellous, Taylor, thank you so much! YAY! Entering right now! :D

    – steppeland

  • greenstone
    greenstoneover 5 years ago

    absolutely beautiful!!!

  • Thank you, dear, and thanks for the favourite too! :)

    – steppeland

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtover 5 years ago

    Gorgeous macro!! :D

  • Thank you! :)

    – steppeland

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkealmost 5 years ago

  • Thanks!

    – steppeland

  • Aj Finan
    Aj Finanabout 4 years ago

    Stunning :)

  • Thank you, Aj!

    – steppeland

  • Rene Hales
    Rene Halesalmost 4 years ago

  • Thank you, Rene :)

    – steppeland

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