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Harbinger of Spring by thrumyeye Harbinger of Spring by thrumyeye
Fritillary / Snake's Head (Fritillaria meleagris)
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:icontathewak:
Tathewak Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2012  Professional Filmographer
this is stunning
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DanceOfInnocence Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2012
Gorgeous colors!
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beadsofcompassion Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2012
I have never seen this before! Love the bokeh effect below.
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Jessica-Lorraine-Z Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2012  Professional General Artist
Fantastic image :heart:
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Blue-eyed-Kelpie Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Great shot, the lighting is lovely and really shows up the intricate patterns of these flowers. Love these, my Mum's garden is always full of them at this time of year :-)
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LenSpirations Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow.. that's a very interesting, unique and beautiful flower! :D
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:iconmayavogrin:
MayaVogrin Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2012
Featured [link] :heart:
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:iconsunchild22:
sunchild22 Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2012  Student Photographer
Sometimes I can't get over just how gorgeous your photography is, Thrum. I am again and again blown away and impressed.. you capture life & nature with starling poignancy and thought!
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:iconelaines-darkroom:
ELaiNes-DarkRoom Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2012
Wow :aww:
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:iconglassreflections:
glassreflections Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Such a gorgeous flower. The first thing I noticed was the checkering on the petals. Beautiful shot.
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:iconcroatian-artist-girl:
croatian-artist-girl Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
lovely picture! in my country it is called kockavica
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:iconiambumface:
iambumface Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2012
Wow that's beautiful
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:iconmorbyd-faerie:
morbyd-faerie Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2012
what an amazing flower!! :D
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:iconmamz-l-u:
mamz-L-u Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2012
Waw! <3
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:iconqq-crier-t-t:
QQ-CRIER-T-T Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
No way that is real @_@
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:iconbetuwefotograaf:
Betuwefotograaf Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Schitterend die zonlicht en Bokeh..........
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:iconorfea168:
orfea168 Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2012
Is it real?
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:iconsicca-bear:
Sicca-Bear Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow... That texture in the leaves...! O.O
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:iconquietfetish:
quietfetish Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
also called : Chessboard flower

nice picture
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:iconhelgjed:
HelgjeD Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012
Lovely picture, beautiful colors.
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Foreveramateurphotos Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012
Beautiful!<3
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:iconilikethesky:
ilikethesky Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Hard to believe this is a real, growing, flower.
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:iconmyheartbeatstumbles:
Myheartbeatstumbles Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
beautiful colors!
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:iconadmx:
admx Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012
so pretty! :happybounce:
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:iconaugmentedfourth:
AugmentedFourth Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
What an interesting flower. And another excellent photo!
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:iconthepeanutbutterfly:
ThePeanutButterfly Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
So delicate~looking and beautiful!
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:icontearsofwolf:
TearsOfWolf Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
What a pretty picture!
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:iconkiyoko-mai:
Kiyoko-mai Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Student General Artist
pretty!:la:
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:iconmineyia:
Mineyia Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Snake's head? That's funny, in germany it's called "Schachbrettblume" - chessboard flower :D
Love these flowers and especially this lovely shot!:)
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Sarahharas07 Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
prachtig :)
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:iconjessquirrel:
JessQuirrel Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012
niice :)
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:icongryffgirl:
Gryffgirl Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012
Wow--I've never seen this plant before! Lovely capture! :iconredflowerplz:
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:iconalatier:
Alatier Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012
Wow, I have never seen that species before. Brilliant shot and beautiful flower.
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:icondimitto:
dimitto Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
aww so cute!!
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:iconkitcat163:
kitcat163 Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2012
thats pretty...i likes alot!!!!!
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xMushroom-Clanx Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2012
that could be a light shade
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:iconscaryllamastare:
scaryllamastare Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2012
Wow! I love how light this picture is. It really makes it feel like spring time!! =3
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:iconsorbetberry:
SorbetBerry Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2012  Hobbyist
wow... that's an amazingly beautiful flower!!!
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BogdanCh Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
:clap::clap::clap:
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:iconrosepeddle:
rosepeddle Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2012
gorgeous,
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:iconzayoon:
Zayoon Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
It's Fantastic ,, I really love the colours :D
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saltwaterlungs Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
It looks like it's from Wonderland! Haha. Beautiful work, as always. :)
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:iconlongestdistance:
longestdistance Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2012  Student Digital Artist
That's a cool lookin flower :D Nice shot!
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:iconsaraphim:
Saraphim Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2012
I love these!
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:iconjaegerstwo:
JaegersTwo Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
A flower with scales :faint: I've now seen it all...
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:iconobscurecreation:
ObscureCreation Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2012
wow, that's beautiful! I've never seen such a flower~
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:iconaxeletta:
Axeletta Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow-- never heard of these flowers! They're beautiful!
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:iconzeacorzeppelin:
ZeacorZeppelin Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2012  Student General Artist
Wow.
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:iconshiroi-youkai:
shiroi-youkai Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
looks really beautiful XD
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:iconmagweno:
Magweno Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
Absolutely gorgeous, my snakes head fritillaries came out recently and it really does herald the change of season!
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420 mm
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Date Taken
Apr 6, 2012, 8:29:09 AM
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