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The cactus blooms

Posted by
Devi (Chennai, India) on 10 September 2014 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

No trace of that lovely deep pink that we saw in the buds !!!Like the wild tomboyish girl mellowing into a Lady :))))))

CASIO EX-Z60 1/320 second F/4.4 38 mm (35mm equiv.)

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

It was worth the wait. It's really gorgeous.

10 Sep 2014 5:57am

@Jypyä Pop: Thank you Jypya:)

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Wonderful flower - it looks so happy !!

10 Sep 2014 6:00am

@Ronnie 2¢: Yes it makes us happy too:)))

Marcel Omer from Beloeil, Belgium

I like flowers of cactus too.

10 Sep 2014 6:29am

@Marcel Omer: Thank you Marcel....Is there a way I can comment on your pictures without going to google ?

PATRICK from miramas, France


10 Sep 2014 7:42am


omid from mashhad, Iran

very niec shot
with beautiful angle, focus, colors & lighting!

10 Sep 2014 8:15am

@omid: Thank you Omid:)

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

A beautiful and radiant bloom.

10 Sep 2014 10:04am

@Stephen: Thank you Stephen :)

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Wow...Very beautiful !!

10 Sep 2014 10:15am

@Mhelene: Thank you Mhelene:)))

Julie L. Brown, Photobirder from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Gorgeous flower!

10 Sep 2014 10:44am

@Julie L. Brown, Photobirder: Thank you Julie:)))))))

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

caught for prosperity - lovely series

10 Sep 2014 10:56am

@Jules: Thank you Jules:)))))

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

A ray of sunshine!

10 Sep 2014 1:11pm

@Ruthiebear: Ah!! Thank you Ruthie:)

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Ohhhh.... belle et les couleurs...)

10 Sep 2014 2:50pm

@tataray: Merci tataray :)

Bruce from Tacoma, United States

WOW beautiful. Great series.

10 Sep 2014 2:52pm

@Bruce: Thank you Bruce:)

Don from Spokane, United States

It turned into a beautiful blossom. It makes a fine series.

10 Sep 2014 3:05pm

@Don: Thank you Don :)

Marcel Omer from Beloeil, Belgium

Yes it's possible, you choise "anonyme" et put your first name.

10 Sep 2014 3:19pm

@Marcel Omer: I did it !!! Eeeeeeeeeeyyyyyyyyyaaaaaaaaaeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee:))))

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle image et belle fleur superbe compo avec les épines.

10 Sep 2014 4:13pm

@Nicou: merci Nicou:)

aganesan99 from Chennai, India

I'm visiting your blog for the first time and it was in deep feelings. Very good photos and keep posting pics

10 Sep 2014 4:28pm

@aganesan99: Thank you aganesan99 for dropping by and seeing my images. I am grateful:)

mohkum from Cochin (Kochi), India

Wonderful flower! The colour is very special!

10 Sep 2014 4:48pm

@mohkum: Than you mohkum:)

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

What a transition! I love this excellent photo.

10 Sep 2014 6:15pm

@Steve Rice: Thank you Steve:)

Kate from EXETER, United Kingdom

What spectacular show!! I am sorry for my lack of visits Devi but my family life has become very demanding and I am not finding as much time to visit my friends, but I am missing you all very much. I hope you and your family are well Devi. X

10 Sep 2014 6:30pm

@Kate: Thank you Kate...we are fine... Yes missing your shots but I understand...Post something whenever you are free..Love & hugs Devi:))))

Patrick M. from France

Open, it is very nice, large !!! a nice variety of cactus

10 Sep 2014 7:09pm

@Patrick M.: Thank you Patrick:)

gerard1948 from Spain

Wonderful, beautiful composition and a magnificent flower, I like a lot the colors. Excellent photo.
Have a good evening.

10 Sep 2014 8:42pm

@gerard1948: Thank you gerard...I am grateful :)))

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

We'll, who knew they would be yellow. Beautiful.

10 Sep 2014 8:57pm

@B. Thomas: Yes B :) I expected a red one!!!!

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

And now shown in all its glory ... Splendid image Devi !!!

10 Sep 2014 9:17pm

@Baldwin Vandewalle: Thank you Baldwin...Yes from red!!!

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Wow! What a gorgeous flower! This is just beautiful! Well worth the wait! And so many more buds!

11 Sep 2014 12:29am

@Elaine Hancock: Thank you Elaine...yes and all the buds opened out:)))

L'Angevine from Angers, France


11 Sep 2014 6:54am

@L'Angevine: Merci L'Angevine:)

Sam from Chennai, India

Wow. Gorgeous flowers. Wonderful colours. A pleasant surprise from the Cactus, Devi.
Love this series. Thank you. :)

11 Sep 2014 9:48am

@Sam: Yes Sam :)) I did expect a deep pink or red flower and was surprised to see the gold smiling at me !!! Thank you :)

Oiva from Turku, Finland

Really beautiful:-))))))))))) Hleja.

Happy Friday ,my good friend Devi!

12 Sep 2014 1:59pm

1/320 second
38 mm (35mm equiv.)