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Lotus Blossom


Lotus Blossom
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Copyright: Tsilla Nahari (tnahari) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1381 W: 259 N: 4365] (26007)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-12-10
Categories: Nature
Exposure: f/4.5, 1/320 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): favorites, my flowers II [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2011-04-01 3:19
Viewed: 2739
Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 20
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Lotus Blossom symbolizes the causality of the spiritual life.
Rising up from the mud of the swamp (the physical world, the body)
Growing up through its murky waters (the world of sensory desire & emotions)
Penetrating the air (the mental world of thoughts and ideas) and
Aspiring towards the light of the sun (the spiritual illumination, the Dharma)
It blossoms into a pure white flower (S. Pundarika is the white lotus).
It thus represents the Four Virtues of Nirvana personified by the Four Bodhisattvas
Leading the countless Bodhisattvas that spring up from the earth.
The Lotus Blossom symbolizes the insperability of the cause & effect, the provision & reality, and the source & manifestation of enlightenment.

http://www.tientai.net/teachings/Pundarika/renge.htm

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Hello Tsilla,

Superbes couleurs , le coeur de cette fleur est lumineux comme un photophore.
Excellente présentation.
Bravo TFS.
Yolande

Hello, Tsilla -
Lotuses are such beautiful subjects, and this one looks so sharp with blovely light and deep color. The moisture on the petals and leaves creates a nice fresh visual element. Great image.

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  • AndroK Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 2110 W: 41 N: 0] (15189)
  • [2011-04-01 5:58]

Hi Tsilla...
Beautiful flower...
Beautiful colors, composition...
Have a nice weekend...
Regards...
Andrija

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  • Pauly Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 31 W: 0 N: 49] (288)
  • [2011-04-01 6:01]

Fabulous striking colours in this Lotus Blossom, maybe a small crop to take the Blossom out of centre,
Nice and sharp and well done,
Best Regards,

Pauly.

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  • fransx Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2938 W: 134 N: 7397] (41704)
  • [2011-04-01 6:17]

Hi Tsilla,
A very sharp macro of this interesting flower adorned with glorious lighting. Beautiful contrasty colors of the flower itself against a dark geen BG.
The droplets are an enhancing bonus to the presentation.
Well done for this neat presentation.
My best regards,

Francis Xavier

Lotus are such a beautiful flowers and especially this one with its pink color. I've never seen one like this color. I like the droplets of water on the petals. Great dof with nice details. Well done, tfs.

Ciao Tsila


This is an interesting subject,
enlightening to see this specimen close-up!
Excellent details in the macro,
and the colours are well reproduced...
Well framed and a good colour contrast!

Greetings,

Sergio ♣

Hi,Tsilla. Lovely POV of the lotus flowers with the dew drops adding freshness and beauty to the flower and the leaves. Good tight cropping to focus on the details of this beauty of nature. Shalom.

Olá Tsilla,
That's a very special creation. Nice and warm colors from the lotus. Great light and sharpness.
TFS,
R. ;O)

Hi Tsilla,
Beautiful Lotus Blossom well presented with a great tone of colors and light,
nice saturation and contrast of this sharp composition,
Very well done with the droplets.
My compliments,
Michel

Oh Tsilla this is just wonderful! Fantastic color and sharp detail. Lovely lighting and beautiful composition and droplets of water. Love it. TFS and have a great weekend, Lori

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