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2009/120: Northern Catalpa

This flower is from a tree in our backyard. The leaves on this tree are huge, and the flowers (to me) look almost like orchids. Unfortunately the flowers don’t last long (so Amber, you better hurry over here with your camera if you want pictures!)
By the way, this picture was taken with my new toy (an extension tube) attached between the 60mm macro and the camera body.

2009-120

9 responses

  1. doreen3boys

    wow, the color is so detailed. Hmm, extension tube……………does that work for any lens?

    30. April, 2009 at 06:33

  2. Yup, sure does, Doreen! I bought the Pro-Optics brand vs. the Kenko. Supposed to work just as well, for less money. But be warned, auto-focus won’t work with these.

    30. April, 2009 at 06:37

  3. AF will work with the Nikkor tubes but for macro, I manually focus anyway. That is a beautiful flower and well captured.

    30. April, 2009 at 06:54

  4. i love this tree and this photograph!!

    30. April, 2009 at 12:18

  5. plainmama

    Gorgeous colors!

    30. April, 2009 at 14:03

  6. Gorgeous!

    30. April, 2009 at 18:27

  7. very pretty.. is that tub you are talking about the same as the extender.. I have one of those that I have never opened…been in the box for almost 2 years lol

    30. April, 2009 at 18:52

  8. dalia

    that really does look like an orchid!!
    very pretty!!!

    30. April, 2009 at 19:59

  9. It reminds me of Dutchman’s pipe. Very, very pretty.

    1. May, 2009 at 08:16

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