Sunday, January 4, 2009

Macro Monday: 01-05-09 Cactus bloom

Macro Monday - hosted by Lisa

Christmas Cactus blooms ... on Christmas.

Click to enlarge view.

I used this photo to try out the reflection filter in PhotoScape:

What do you think?


gwenlyn said...

That reflection feature is so cool! Lovely, Dahlink!

Pamela said...

I have a pink zygote blooming right now (it was my moms and it is probably 55 years old!)

gorgeous shot

June said...

Oh I like it! I wonder if Elements has such a filter...I'll have to look now. Well done!

Kaytabug said...

I love Christmas Cacti! That reflection filter is really cool!!

lisaschaos said...

Beautiful! I think you did this so much more justice than I would have. Ours bloomed too and I kept meaning to take photos but never got around to it and now it's too late. But I will just enjoy yours! :)

Anonymous said...

I did make it bigger, it was well worth it, nice and crisp, great shot.

Ladynred said...

Beautiful cactus and I love the reflection on the 2nd photo.

Barb said...

Oooo! I really like that reflection feature. It adds so much interest and depth. Beautiful subject for reflection, too.

Jientje said...

I like what you did with it, very very clever!!
And it's a very good macro shot Terri!

koehmstedt said...

I love the reflection, very pretty.

CameoRoze said...

Cool tool! Nice execution. Love the colors in this image.

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