0-6.12.2021 Saturday Night Soaker

It was raining when I left the house this morning but radar showed it letting up to the north and, sure enough, when I arrived at the pond it had stopped.  But the evidence remained.

White Water-lily-Nymphaea odorata

About Steve Gingold

I am a Nature Photographer with interests in all things related. Water, flowers, insects and fungi are my main interests but I am happy to photograph wildlife and landscapes and all other of Nature's subjects.
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24 Responses to 0-6.12.2021 Saturday Night Soaker

  1. Eliza Waters says:

    Exquisite – I love the reflection, just perfect, Steve!

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  2. Wow, this image is simply stunning, Steve!!

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  3. Gail Platz says:

    That’s gorgeous!

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  4. picpholio says:

    Gorgeous image tahnks to the water droplets and te reflection !

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  5. Love the title, and love the White Water-lily even more. Great capture, Steve!

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  6. Littlesundog says:

    What a show-stopper! I love the detail of rain droplets and sharp detail in the reflection. Just WOW!

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  7. Wow, that is a lovely image, Stephen!

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  8. shoreacres says:

    It looks like a studio photo, with the flower placed atop a mirror. That’s one of the advantages you have with N. odorata. Because it floats on the water, I suspect it’s easier to get that kind of reflection. I wonder if your pond is more protected, too. The waters where I find these lilies are fairly open, so wind ripples often disturb the reflection.

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    • The pond is surrounded by trees. This is in the smaller part across the road from the larger expanse of water and most often is calm. But it was a quiet morning after a prolonged shower and the air was a little heavy which helped. And because of the surrounds the water is often dark as seen in some of my other water-lily shots. Actually, in shooting this I didn’t anticipate this outcome in the LCD. It was very dark and a lot of the details didn’t show. I was pleasantly surprised.

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  9. Attention grabber…👏👏👏

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  10. Very Nice! Like the reflection in the water!

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