GESO: Spring Magnolias

Rick Womer rickpics14 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 15 21:09:39 EDT 2019


Dan, all three are very nice, but I especially like the first and third ones: the first for the detail in the flower, and the third for the lovely control of DOF.

Rick

> On Apr 15, 2019, at 12:46 PM, Daniel J. Matyola <danmatyola at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Thanks, Alan.
> 
> The blooms are large and quite spectacular.  I have 5 magnolias on my
> property.  These blooms are from the older, larger trees on the edge of the
> woods bordering our lot.  They lose all their leaves over the winter, and
> then all the blossoms come out in early spring, before the leaves.  I have
> another that never loses its leaves, and has two or three blossoms at a
> time throughout the spring and summer.  I also have two newer and smaller
> trees that lose their leaves over winter and have single blooms from time
> to time over the late spring and summer.  All are interesting and
> attractive, but the most spectacular is the sudden appearance of abundant
> blossoms all over the larger trees every spring.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Dan Matyola
> http://www.pentaxphotogallery.com/danieljmatyola
> 
> 
> On Mon, Apr 15, 2019 at 12:38 PM Alan C <cole at lantic.net> wrote:
> 
>> Fine photos of fine blooms, Dan. I have never actually seen one in flower.
>> 
>> Alan C
>> 
>> On 15-Apr-19 05:51 AM, Daniel J. Matyola wrote:
>>> It was a balmy weekend here in New Jersey.  Sunday was a bit clousy, but
>>> Saturday was so nice, I did some sunbathing on the pool patio after I
>>> completed my outdoor chores.
>>> 
>>> The forsythia is in full bloom, and many of the daffodils have burst into
>>> flower.  Overnight, all the blooms opened up on the two larger magnolia
>>> trees in our side yard, on the edge of the woods:
>>> 
>>> http://dan-matyola.squarespace.com/danmatyolas-pesos/2019/4/14/2019-mags
>>> 
>>> K-5 IIs, smc FA 100 mm Macro F 2.8
>>> Comments are invited and appreciated.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Dan Matyola
>>> http://www.pentaxphotogallery.com/danieljmatyola
>> 
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