Soft pink Lathyrus after a good shower of summer rain.
Photo made in my dad’s garden , Belgium, East Flanders

Layered with textures.
Copyright © 2011 Steppeland – All rights reserved

For further description and technical info, please scroll down.


(Source: wikipedia" )
Lathyrus is a genus of flowering plant species known as sweet peas and vetchlings. Lathyrus is in the legume family Fabaceae and contains approximately 160 species. They are native to temperate areas, with a breakdown of 52 species in Europe, 30 species in North America, 78 in Asia, 24 in tropical East Africa, and 24 in temperate South America. There are annual and perennial species which may be climbing or bushy.

Technical Details
Photograph made with Pentax K10D camera and
smc Pentax-DA 18-55 lens
Exposure 1/250 sec, f. 6,7 mm
focal length 55 mm , ISO 400
Date: Aug. 14, 2011
Textures by Orman Clark for – Thank you!

TAGS: belgium, my_dads_garden, nature, flowers, soft pink, white, pastel, blur, textured, layered, rain, drops, water, close_up, macro, enhanced, steppeland

Features and Top10 placements
Featured in Dutch Showcase (Oct. 16, 2011)
Outstanding Image award in Pastels and Whites (July 16, 2012)
Top10 in Pastels and whites : Your favourite image (July 24, 2012)
Thank you so much to the hosts of these marvellous groups and challenges

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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

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  • steppeland
    steppelandover 3 years ago

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 3 years ago

    Wonderful capture

  • Thank you, Larry!

    – steppeland

  • Karen  Betts
    Karen Bettsover 3 years ago

    This is delightful love the gentle colours.

  • Thanks a lot, Karen, for accepting my work in the group, and for the kind comment!

    – steppeland

  • ienemien
    ienemienover 3 years ago

    Congratulations! Gefeliciteerd!
    Congratulations with your feature, you can also find it every Sunday in
    Dutch Showcase Group Messages

    Your art and photo quality is wonderful and deserves it to be featured!
    Warm Greetings from Ien … Bye

  • Dank je wel, Ien – Thank you so much, it’s a great honour to be featured in this marvellous group – and a first one for this work! :D

    – steppeland

  • Els Steutel
    Els Steutelover 3 years ago

    Superb…love the soft tones in here!

  • Thanks a lot. Els, for the kind compliment!

    – steppeland

  • julie08
    julie08over 3 years ago

    Beautiful work :)

  • Thank you so much, Julie!

    – steppeland

  • Yool
    Yoolover 3 years ago

    Big Congratz on your feature in Dutch Showcase well deserved !!!!!!!!!!!

  • Thanks a lot, Yool, for the kind congrats and fav!

    – steppeland

  • KatMagic Photography
    KatMagic Photo...over 3 years ago

    Congratulations on your well-deserved feature for this breathtaking image… the colors are just glorious!

  • Thank you so much for the great compliment, Kat, and for the fav!

    – steppeland

  • Jo Nijenhuis
    Jo Nijenhuisover 3 years ago

    Hallo Steppe,

    With the FEATURE in Dutch Showcase
    Excellent Art, very well done!
    Groetjes, Jo ;)

  • Thanks a lot! Dank je wel!

    – steppeland

  • tori yule
    tori yuleabout 3 years ago


  • Thank you, Tori, for your kind comments and support of my work!

    – steppeland

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