06 October 2013

I Heart Macro





Krustistel (Carduus crispus) - curled thistle

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54 comments:

  1. HI Gunilla Lovely close up of Thistle.

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  2. Lovely macros! My daughter likes to play with these. She makes jewelery from them and then put them on her clothes. Or MY clothes. :)

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    1. Thank you Ramona! We did that when I was little too.

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  3. Great shots - I love that shade of purple.

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

    PS: sorry for slow reply - I have been out of phone / internet range for most of the week - rather nice if the truth be told!

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    1. Thank you Stewart! It's nice to have a computer / phone free day now and then.

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  4. Beautiful macro shots, Gunilla.
    They are all great.
    Lovely Sunday, Irma

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    1. Thank you very much Irma! Have a peaceful Sunday.

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  5. Ahh such beautiful thistles Gunilla... I must go back and search through my summer photos to share some too, they will be a good touch of color when winter's white blanket arrives. Thanks for sharing the love up-close with I Heart Macro:-)

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  6. Gunilla, that is so beautiful! I love thistles of any kind and these photos capture their beauty perfectly!! xoxo Silke

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  7. You do a fine job with these macro shots!
    That is a fine image you use as your masthead photo, too.
    :-)

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  8. Exquisite macro shots of nature's beautiful thistle ~ carol ^_^

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  9. Sehr schöne Kontraste in Form und Farbe!
    Schöne neue Woche,
    Luis

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  10. Very beautiful and sharp shots !

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  11. Nice macros, but that looks too much like one of the invasive weeds we have to keep controlled where I live.

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    1. Thank you Al! The Himalayan balsamin is becoming a problem here.

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  12. Exquisite photos! Really very beautiful and charming colors and approaches of this beautiful thistle!

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  13. They're beautiful...i do know they can be invasive in some places, but still they are lovely. Beautiful macro shots.

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  14. gorgeous macros of the thistles! lovely colors.

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  15. A lovely photo story of the stages of the thistle!

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  16. Lovely shots of the progression of the thistle flowers. The ones in my yard have a wonderful fragrance. I try to keep them from going to seed.

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  17. hi gunilla, such gorgeous floral shots!
    great work.

    have a lovely week ahead~

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  18. Beautiful shots from bud to bloom!

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  19. tistlar är coola och du fick dom ännu coolare! :)

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  20. Marvelous Macro photos ! I love the color and all these details. Gorgeous !
    Best regards, Synnöve

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  21. I adore thistles! Too many people down here treat them as weeds. I guess they are; but, I love me wildflowers!

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    1. Thank you Lee Ann! I love thistles. I think they're gorgeous.

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  22. Dear Gunilla,
    Your photos are so beautiful!!! I love wildflowers! Very good macros and such wonderful colors!!!
    Wish you all the best,
    Katrin

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