108 views on September 25, 2011

‘Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.’
Saint Augustine

White Dahliah ( Wikipedia ) – fresh with dew, in the summer morning light… close-up
Photo made in My dad’s garden, Belgium, East Flanders
Copyright © 2011 Steppeland – All rights reserved

See more of my : flowers / My dad’s garden collection

Technical details

Photograph made with Pentax K10D camera and
Tamron AF70-300mm Tele-macro1:2 lens
Exposure 1/500 sec, f. unknown
focal length 200 mm , ISO 200
Date: Oct. 10, 2010

Features and Top10 placements
Featured in Blooms (Aug. 20, 2011)
Featured in Flowering bulbs (Aug. 22, 2011)
Featured in Close-ups in nature (Sept. 7, 2011)
Featured in Enchanted Flowers (June 12, 2013)
Thank you so much to the hosts of these marvellous groups and challenges

You can now also search my portfolio using
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Comments and feed-back always welcome. Thanks for looking :)


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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 3 years ago

  • Ulla Jensen
    Ulla Jensenabout 3 years ago

    Talk about dream-like !!! :-) Heel mooi ! Dank je…..xx

  • Thanks a lot, Ulla! Hey, spreek/ben jij Nederlands? Didn’t realize that LOL?

    – steppeland

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeabout 3 years ago

  • Thank you, Ray!

    – steppeland

  • © Linda Callaghan
    © Linda Callaghanabout 3 years ago

    so very beautiful….! a lovely close up shot of this beautiful flower..

  • Thanks a lot, Linda, for those kind words – much appreciated!

    – steppeland

  • Wviolet28
    Wviolet28about 3 years ago

    This is gorgeous .. I love it!

  • Hi, Wviolet! So great to see you here! – thank you for your visit and kind comment!

    – steppeland

  • Monica M. Scanlan
    Monica M. Scanlanabout 3 years ago

    Lovely work! Congratulations!!

  • That’s awesome, Monica! Thank you so much for the feature!

    – steppeland

  • Jean Gregory  Evans
    Jean Gregory ...about 3 years ago

    Very beautiful!!

  • Thank you so much, Jean, much appreciated!

    – steppeland

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtabout 3 years ago

    Congratulations!! You have been featured in the Flowering Bulbs group (clickable banner)

    Please check out our Challenges

  • That’s great, Cee! As always, so much appreciated, thank you!

    – steppeland

  • Ray Clarke
  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkealmost 3 years ago

    Click on the banner to enter the challenge

  • Thanks a lot, Ray, for the feature and the invitation to the contest – I’m very happy with it!

    – steppeland

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