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Purple

Posted by
Hiro (Kyoto, Japan) on 14 June 2019 in Plant & Nature.

June 1, 2019 @奈良・万葉植物園
Purple ? Even though these little flowers are white ? The name of this plant is むらさき MURASAKI, literary purple. The roots of this plant can be source of purple dyes. The process is very time-consuming and it has been valuable. Purple has been a noble color since ancient time in Japan.

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II 1/80 second F/4.0 ISO 125 20 mm

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Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Beautiful

14 Jun 2019 5:14am

Peter from Warkworth, New Zealand

a very beautiful image! I like your narrative too.

14 Jun 2019 5:49am

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

Really nice close-up!

14 Jun 2019 6:28am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

So delicate, the color is incredibly pretty, a beautiful use of DOF and lovely composition.

14 Jun 2019 7:14am

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

beaux verts

14 Jun 2019 7:36am

Libouton Martine from Bousval, Belgium

Une belle prise

14 Jun 2019 8:28am

Marjolein from Westvoorne, Netherlands

Then light purple, but a lovely little flower

14 Jun 2019 8:29am

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

A nice capture og the flowers and excellent background.

14 Jun 2019 8:32am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

well documented

14 Jun 2019 9:14am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Very beautiful ! The mystery of nature where a white flower gives a purple noble color !

14 Jun 2019 11:57am

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

SUperb focus

14 Jun 2019 11:57am

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Beautiful focus!

14 Jun 2019 12:06pm

Joyce from Montana, United States

That is interesting story. Imagine powerful kingly purple coming from such a humble little white blossom.

14 Jun 2019 2:27pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle fine fleur blanche et compo superbe
Amitié

14 Jun 2019 2:36pm

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

A fine image.

14 Jun 2019 4:31pm

MEC from Setúbal, Portugal

Simply beautiful!!

14 Jun 2019 7:02pm

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

hmm, looks like the sharpest focus is on the first row of leaves when it would be better on the center of the blossoms

15 Jun 2019 2:12am

@Harry: You are a very strict coach ! Thanks.

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

A wonderful flower and good focus...

15 Jun 2019 7:52pm