Posted by
Thea (Leeuwarden, Netherlands) on 2 September 2010 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

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CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Well seen, shot and finished!

2 Sep 2010 5:44am

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

Nothing will hold back new life !! A wonderful capture.

2 Sep 2010 6:20am

mayoline from Hoorn, Netherlands

Het lijkt een eng geval dat hier uitbarst, maar het zal wel een gewoon blad zijn. Nix geen horror ;-))
Mooie compo Thea!
Fijne dag, greetzz

2 Sep 2010 6:38am

@mayoline: Dank je!..gewoon een stukje gras!

Phil from Sausset les Pins, France

Nice shot , well seen , and your b/w is so beautiful, Phil.

2 Sep 2010 6:46am

The MaJor from TM HooD, Iran

like a broken knee!!it's interestin'

2 Sep 2010 7:28am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

The title says it all really. I can almost hear it popping out :)

2 Sep 2010 10:10am

Marleen from Doesburg, Netherlands

Dit oogt zo heftig alsof het ook met een knal gepaard ging...!
Heel mooi beeld zo in z/w:-)

2 Sep 2010 10:41am

Marilla from Turku, Finland

Fascinating! Great in black & white.

2 Sep 2010 12:08pm

@Marilla: Thank you! (funny nobody seems to notice it is dark sepia:))

Michael from Chester, United Kingdom

Wonderful frame, and the processing is perfect.

2 Sep 2010 12:14pm

Krishna Bhat from Bangalore, India

Nicely done and pretty composition too

2 Sep 2010 12:14pm

Dutçh from Chicagoland, United States

An interesting method of growth! Unique

2 Sep 2010 12:43pm

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Amazing macro!!! This is fantastic. And I love your title with it!

2 Sep 2010 1:27pm

@Bettina: Thank you Bettina!

Sara from Jackson, WI, United States

Great macro...nice processing!

2 Sep 2010 1:28pm

Don from spokane, United States

A fine close up. The toning is very attractive.

2 Sep 2010 3:16pm

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

A magnificent sepia, superb shot. Nice evening.

2 Sep 2010 5:11pm

Sunder from Chennai, India

Lovely shot..Great focus and processing ..
But Thea, I can see a stalk and something protruding...what is it?
I did think of germination..but that happens underground and from a seed??( See, I know my Botany :)LOL:)

2 Sep 2010 5:21pm

@Sunder: Thank you!..it is a opening grass stem Sunder:)

Becky from los angeles, United States

wow - I can see this moving. really. Great great capture and treatment!

2 Sep 2010 6:26pm

Jaap from Friesland, Netherlands

Great shot.

2 Sep 2010 8:19pm

Jaap from Friesland, Netherlands

Thea, mooi gezien, een bijzonder moment. Bijzondere foto.

2 Sep 2010 8:21pm

Ross ANDREWS from Canberra, Australia

The moment of birth for a grass seedhead. I didn't know it looked like this - and we live surrounded by grass. Thank you Thea for spotting and capturing this little miracle and isolating it so well from its background. Cheers, ross

2 Sep 2010 8:55pm

@Ross ANDREWS: Thank you!...that is why I like taking macro's....much unexpected things you
can suddelly bump on in to:)

kitty from Seoul, South Korea

good spotting and such an interesting thing to observe ^^

2 Sep 2010 11:26pm

Marilla from Turku, Finland

OK, it's a dark sepia - my PC shows it almost b&w! Nicely done however. :)

3 Sep 2010 7:19am

@Marilla: Nonooo..it is not your PC..:)) must be my view on sepia^^

larans from Lund, Sweden

What a wonderful force and expression of power in nature. One can really feel it in this wonderful capture from you.

3 Sep 2010 8:20pm

@larans: Thank you! Happy you like it!

Farnaaz from Iran, Iran

So delicate .

4 Sep 2010 2:12pm

Magrat from Nordhausen, Germany

Oh... now this one is outstanding... 10***** for it, for this very special sepia I adore so much and the whole composition and ... just for the new life... Magnificent, Thea! :)

4 Sep 2010 4:12pm

@Magrat: Thank you..as so many times,macro's can be very suprizing!

Faëlle from Lyon, France

Superbe et très interessant!

7 Sep 2010 10:18pm