A beauty

Posted by Don (Spokane, United States) on 11 August 2010 in Plant & Nature.

One of the many roses in the Manito Rose Garden - Rose Hill has 1500 rose bushes representing over 150 varieties. In 2007, Rose Hill was named number one in the nation by All-America Rose Selections (AARS), a nonprofit association dedicated to the introduction and promotion of exceptional roses.

Luke Wiley from Spokane Washington, United States

Yeah! something in our town won! This is a winning rose!

11 Aug 2010 5:43am

petitlouis from Liège, Belgium

Wonderfull Rose in her majesty,
very good shot and treatment !

11 Aug 2010 7:44am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Like the dew/rain drops. Lovely shot!

11 Aug 2010 7:45am

Wim van der Meij from Zutphen, Netherlands

A fine shot of an impeccable rose!

11 Aug 2010 8:16am

Anne from a little red dot, Singapore

SO beautiful rose..I love the colours and water droplets! A fine shot.

11 Aug 2010 9:13am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

It certainly is Don and the way you have taken it against that dark background it positively glows with light. Lovely

11 Aug 2010 11:25am

Earl from Salisbury, NC, United States

Wonderful deep yellow and that tinge of red on the outer edges really makes it pop. Well done.

11 Aug 2010 12:39pm

Frida from Sweden

It sure is Don. I like the different shades of yellow.

11 Aug 2010 12:57pm

Harry from Apex, United States

Lovely frame-filling close-up with just enough green to set off the bright hues of the bloom.

11 Aug 2010 1:20pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

One of the things that impressed me so in Washington were all of the beautiful plants and flowers. This is a beauty indeed!

11 Aug 2010 1:23pm

tataray from france, France

Superbe couleur .... ))
Belle macro. Une beauté.

11 Aug 2010 1:51pm

john from United Kingdom

A perfect bloom with lovely light. Well shot Don.

11 Aug 2010 2:38pm

Phil David Alexander Morris from Saskatoon, Canada

Yes this photo of the rose is number 1 in my book.
very beautiful macro and perfect dof and lighting.

11 Aug 2010 3:09pm

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Wow, that is an absolute beauty! That's just perfect! Excellent colors and light. I LOVE it.

11 Aug 2010 3:11pm

Sunder from Chennai, India

Probably one among the best picture of a rose I have seen..
Great effort.

11 Aug 2010 3:22pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Exquisite!! A beauty, indeed!

11 Aug 2010 3:29pm

scarlet from Netherlands

Such a delicate image. I love the waterdrops on the petals.

11 Aug 2010 3:57pm

Rose from United States

It sure is a beauty!

11 Aug 2010 4:11pm

Marie LC from France

Wow ! magnificent !

11 Aug 2010 4:28pm

pixator from kerman, Iran

Beautiful rose !

11 Aug 2010 4:42pm

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

A perfect rose… Congratulations

11 Aug 2010 5:34pm

Tricia from Poplar Bluff, Missouri, United States

Oh my... what a beauty!

11 Aug 2010 6:28pm

rian from fullerton, United States

with specimens like this, i guess there's no doubt that they're good with what they do.. :) very nice capture.. :)

11 Aug 2010 6:48pm

yz from Budapest, Hungary

it really is

11 Aug 2010 6:51pm

Rosso from Luserna s.Giovanni (To), Italy

Beautiful macro! As I looked at the photo seemed to smell of roses ..... perfect details

11 Aug 2010 7:56pm

Susan Rose from Georgia, United States

Very nice light, color and focus. WONDERFUL!

11 Aug 2010 8:17pm

Thea from Leeuwarden, Netherlands

Beautiful taken from the dark background,the drops give it some nice tenderness!

11 Aug 2010 8:57pm

Otto K. from Atlanta, United States

a beauty indeed. such nice colors.

11 Aug 2010 9:41pm

Wild Mustang Photography from Carlisle, United States

Stunning details and colors! Beautiful shot! Looks like I could touch this!Superb!!!!

12 Aug 2010 1:51am

Andrés from Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Beautiful simplicity.

12 Aug 2010 3:13am

Candace from Phoenix, AZ, United States

Nothing so perfect as a rose.

12 Aug 2010 5:13am

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Such a lovely color combination. Looks like a perfect rose.

12 Aug 2010 2:18pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

The perfect rose! Love the droplets, too.

12 Aug 2010 4:59pm

POBSB from Tilburg, Netherlands

great shot, love the droplets

12 Aug 2010 9:34pm