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Kingcup / Standing Gold

Posted by
Hiro (Kyoto, Japan) on 17 March 2019 in Plant & Nature.

Wikipedia says "Caltha palustris, known as marsh-marigold and kingcup". Why is this lovely flower called "king" ?
In Japanese, 立金花 Ryukinka, it literally means standing gold flower. I prefer Standing Gold.
March 2, 2019 @轉法輪寺

Canon EOS R 1/500 second F/1.8 ISO 320 50 mm

Please leave your comments.

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Ut is very nice.Yellow is like the sun

17 Mar 2019 6:20am

Nina from Hamburg, Germany

really a majestic flower

17 Mar 2019 7:17am

jpla from St Barthélémy, France

Une jolie prise

17 Mar 2019 7:36am

Tomix from landerneau, France

Beautiful !

17 Mar 2019 8:25am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Very beautiful !

17 Mar 2019 9:18am

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

A superb capture Hiro. Great Result. 5*

17 Mar 2019 9:23am

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

Wonderful bokeh behind this pretty flowers.

17 Mar 2019 9:45am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

lovely focus control and colour capture

17 Mar 2019 10:30am

Lougris from Toulouse, France

Douceur en jaune et vert ! j'aime !!

17 Mar 2019 1:04pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, United States

I think it wears a golden crown! Beautiful

17 Mar 2019 1:36pm

Libouton Martine from Bousval, Belgium

Une belle prise

17 Mar 2019 1:41pm

Devi from Chennai, India


17 Mar 2019 3:13pm

Claudiel from belgium, Belgium

Very nice shot

17 Mar 2019 4:14pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Excellent focus ... a wonder of image!

17 Mar 2019 5:36pm

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

intéressant travail sur ce cliché

17 Mar 2019 6:58pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A pretty image of this golden blossom.

17 Mar 2019 9:28pm

Don from Spokane, United States

I like the name of Standing Gold too. A fine close up and hat is v ery successful.

17 Mar 2019 10:29pm

MEC from Setúbal, Portugal

Like a sun between the green.

17 Mar 2019 11:18pm

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

A beautiful composition. I love the focus and the color. I really like the name "Standing Gold".

17 Mar 2019 11:24pm

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

lovely bloom, confusing background

18 Mar 2019 12:53am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Pretty yellow blooms.

18 Mar 2019 2:12am

Sam from Chennai, India

Gorgeous golden colours. Lovely. :)

18 Mar 2019 4:28am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Très très plantet cette fleur fantastique vue
Belle soirée

18 Mar 2019 3:43pm