Sunday, September 19, 2010

Macro Monday - Cactus Flowers











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37 comments:

jo©o said...

Hiya Joanne,
Beautiful cactus flower, just opening.
Ingrid Bergman eat your heart out :-)
What fun to drape it with a mixed-up spiders web.

GrandmaK said...

Really lovely!!!! Exquisite spider web! Cathy

Jean said...

Very lovely captures!!!
I need to plant cacti since there is still a major lack of rain in my area.

Ann said...

I just love that yellow cactus flower. so pretty

Jan n Jer said...

So pretty, great photos.

Kala said...

Excellent details, color and depth of field.

Trish ~ ♥ ~ said...

beautiful catus flower, sometimes this things go unnoticed until they're marcoed.

Poetic Shutterbug said...

Jo, LOL those spider webs can be very dramatic

Grandma K, thanks for visiting and commenting

Jean, yes, it is perfect for that dry area right along with succulents. Thanks for visiting

Ann, it is pretty cool, thanks.

Jan n Je, thanks so much.

Kala, thank you :)

Trish, exactly, macroing opens up a whole new world.

Manang Kim said...

Amazing shots!!
Macro Monday

Priyanka Bhowmick said...

wow i have never seen cactus flowers.. these look stunning!

Diana said...

very nice images! My favorite is the first.

Sadia Hussain said...

Love the light falling on the flower! Very striking images Joanne!
Hugs and have a great week!

AVCr8teur said...

Cactus flowers always look so hardy. They make an ordinary cactus beautiful.

AL said...

Yes I like that! We have them in the front yard and it's blooming the bud is pinkish and the flower is yellow.

Tes said...

Amazing, Jo! Were those taken by with the new camera? Beautiful shots. I really like the web, so clear and intricate! :)

Greyscale Territory said...

Wonderful detail of the little cactus flower and the spider web!

Sonya said...

Beautiful shots!!

RNSANE said...

Too pretty for words.

SquirrelQueen said...

Wow, I love that cactus bloom. The composition on that first shot is perfect. Great shot of the spider's web, that was a very busy spider.

Kass said...

Beautiful flowers. The web is amazing.

Icy BC said...

Gorgeous macro shots, Jo! Love these photos!

Maaike said...

photo 3 is my fav
great macro's

VanillaSeven said...

Is that spider web? They looks cool!

Gloria said...

Beautiful photos, I really like that spider's web too. Nicely done! Smile today. :)

DoanLegacy said...

Gorgeous macro shots! They are just beautiful!

Stephani said...

Gorgeous! I especially like the first one! ~ Thanks for stopping by!

"Lillagul" said...

Lovely captures on the cactus flowers !
Love that shot with the spiderweb aswell :)

EG Wow said...

Cactus blossoms are amazingly pretty!

Gary Orona said...

Amazing Macro!

Toemailer said...

Very nice shots!

Emm said...

Lovely capture! I tried my hand at some macro photography on holiday and realised how very, very difficult it is!

Jay said...

Nice choice! My cactus flowers are all pink or red, no yellows - now I want a yellow one!

Bossy Betty said...

Love the web! So many wonderful ones around this time of year and you captured this one beautifully!

Ann said...

did the spider climb up the spout? I can't see him?

Jessica said...

So pretty! I love the last one!

lisaschaos said...

Gorgeous! I love cactus and their blooms! Looks like a spider has been very busy too!

ruthi said...

oh my word! those cactus flowers are gorgeous. and the last photo... i love the detail. the web added drama to the whole picture.