Satin-red rose petals by steppeland

Copyright © 2011 Steppeland – All rights reserved


Rose petals, soft and smooth as satin – red as… only roses are.
Photo made in my dad’s garden, – Belgium, Flanders – My dad’s garden -collection.

Technical details

Photograph made with Pentax K10D camera and
Tamron AF70-300mm Tele-macro1:2 lens
Exposure 1/250 sec, f. unknown
focal length 200m3 , ISO 200
Date: Oct. 10, 2010
100 views on July 27, 2011

TAGS : Nature, flowers, roses, macro close up, red, silk, softness, curves, abstract, petals, flower cards

Features and Top10 placements
Top 10 placement in The colour red – in Nature Photography challenge (Sept. 1, 2011)
Featured in Nature Photography challenge (Sept. 12, 2010)
Featured in Roses grow on you (Feb 14, 2012)
Daily Double Feature and Top10 in Red moods – Tuesday Afternoon (Feb. 21, 2012)
Top10 in Red roses for Valentine’s – Roses grow on you (March 6, 2012)
Thank you so much to the hosts of these marvellous groups and challenges

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See more of My dad’s garden
See more of my flowers
See more of my roses

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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
    steppelandabout 4 years ago

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeabout 4 years ago

  • Thanks a lot, Ray!

    – steppeland

  • quiltmaker
    quiltmakerabout 4 years ago

    Beautiful. There is currently a challenge in This, That, and the Other Thing for red.

  • Thanks for the compliment, QM. Yes, I uploaded this because of the challenge – didn’t have something ‘really red’ in my gallery yet LOL – entered! :)

    – steppeland

    JUSTARTabout 4 years ago

    beautiful shot

  • Thanks a lot, Sylvia!

    – steppeland

  • alienfunk
    alienfunkover 3 years ago


  • Awesome! Thank you so much for the feature, a-f !

    – steppeland

  • mom23girls
    mom23girlsover 3 years ago

    Beautiful! Great color!

  • Thank you so much, Tracy!

    – steppeland

  • AnnDixon
    AnnDixonabout 3 years ago

    Roses Grow on You

    GORGEOUS work,

  • Thank you, Ann! :)

    – steppeland

  • Diane Schuster
    Diane Schusterabout 3 years ago


    Congratulations from your hosts at Color Me A Rainbow!

    Please go Here and immediately enter your image into the Red Challenge and good luck! Dee

  • AnnDixon
    AnnDixonabout 3 years ago


  • Aww, I almost missed this one… Thank you so much, Ann, for the feature, it’s so much appreciated!

    – steppeland

  • ctheworld
    ctheworldabout 3 years ago


    Please enter this in our CHALLENGE
    We’d love to have it!

  • Wow, a daily double feature!! So sorry I missed it… I’ve been absent on RB for a while. A belayed thank you nevertheless, it’s really very much appreciated ! :)

    – steppeland

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