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Soft & White
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I found this shrub with these great looking white & yellow flowers all over it in the Japanese Gardens here the other day. I have no idea what it's called but I knew they were soft & white. lol If anybody has a better suggestion for a name for this (or know the type of shrub) please let me know! Thanks so much everybody for stopping by & commenting!! Much appreciated! C):-)

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::ResDesOK
08/24/06 6:37 PM GMT
Dan, you could call it Soft & White :)) When you're this pretty, names aren't important! It's beautiful and you've done a very nice job composing it. The darker background just makes this pop right off the page! And that focus .... ohhhhh! - Patty
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::Dunstickin
08/24/06 6:42 PM GMT
Very nice Dan...gorgegious virginal white.....You took it good too...great macro.......
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::smoosh
08/24/06 6:47 PM GMT
How delicate! I just love the shot... they look like blooms you might find in a bride's bouquet. Very nicely captured.
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::Asrai
08/24/06 7:18 PM GMT
Very sweet and delicate. I love this...so precious. Nice work Dan.
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::Dehli
08/24/06 7:36 PM GMT
I agree with Bob, gorgeous virginal white... and I agree with you, beautiful softness, and so very elegant... Just perfect for me!
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::jswgpb
08/24/06 7:52 PM GMT
Great job Dan, mighty purdy.
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.Inkeri
08/24/06 8:26 PM GMT
Beautiful and Deligtful..and a Superb Shot..Great Done..
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::MarianaEwa
08/24/06 8:30 PM GMT
Lovley shot Dan. The name is perfect, it is very soft and white. The sharpness is great. Excellent work and right in to my favs :)
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::farmgirl_pml
08/24/06 8:30 PM GMT
A beautiful capture Dan ... the flower is soft & white like angel's wings. It kinda resembles one also. Excellent work cowboy .... I love it + fav's.
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::fogz
08/24/06 8:37 PM GMT
What a beautiful flower Daniel! You did a great macro photo here! I have some plants in the garden which I have been photographing using the macro setting, the results are good but then I can see the rot from the rain! lol! These are really fresh and perfect! well done! Patti
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::Anita54
08/24/06 9:21 PM GMT
They look exceptionally lovely and delicate Dan but I can't help you with the name. You've done a great job with composition and the lighting is perfect. What a great post and full screen it screams WOW. Thanks for a great post.
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::foofoo
08/24/06 10:55 PM GMT
The name has me stumped too Dan. Sorry . A very nice photo of them you have here though. Even the buds are pretty.Glad you saw these and wanted to share with us . Thanks :)
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.rotcivski
08/25/06 12:28 AM GMT
Dan, I don't know what it is but it is a good shot. I would not touch it if I were you.
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::PatAndre
08/25/06 2:30 AM GMT
I can certainly see how this caught your attention. I have never seen anything like it before and have no idea what it is. I know it makes for a pretty photograph. Thks for posting.
Pat
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::cynlee
08/25/06 3:04 AM GMT
Lovely white floral, my favorite! Nice dof and I think this is called Bridal Wreath.
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mvpne
08/26/06 4:52 PM GMT
one word-WOW!
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::madmaven
08/27/06 12:48 AM GMT
They look like they'd smell so sweet! A gorgeous capture! You are getting better and better!
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::ChuPat
08/27/06 1:27 PM GMT
I think the real name of these flowers is "White ane Yellow Flowers" . Just kidding. Beautiful image though.
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The name ChuPat is derived from my nickname Chuck and my wife of 34 years name Patti. Her photography will appear on Caedes as well from time to time. I consider myself an advanced amature not anyway close to being a professional. I have just taken photography more seriously since I have switched to digital. My profession has always been associated with pohtography in one way or another. Any criticism I receive will be well appreciated.
::cinny7
08/27/06 2:29 PM GMT
Dan! This is just GORGEOUS!!! I sooooooooooo love it! Beautifully composed and perfectly taken! Perfection achieved!! (Did I mention that I love it???) :)
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.AmNeSiA
08/28/06 9:54 AM GMT
THis is a great macro and I love the clarity of the image. The flowers are wonderful and pleasing to the eye. Excellent work
Jason
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::wheedance
10/09/06 12:39 AM GMT
Beautiful shot of these flowers! Makes you just want to touch them, they look so soft! Happy birthday to you, too!!!
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::hquiggins
12/27/06 9:09 PM GMT
Without seeing a pic of the entire shrub, just taking into consideration the flowers alone, this shrub looks very much like those in the Spirea family.

Snowmound Spirea (Scientific name: spiraea nipponica)
Japanese Spirea (Scientific name: spiraea japonica)
Bridal Wreath Spirea (Scientific name: spiraea x vanhouttei)

http://www.monrovia.com/PlantInf.nsf/08510e01e61cc962882571a9005a9153/0c82704174adbe9088256bb5005c19bd!OpenDocument&Highlight=0,spirea

Lovely photo. Q
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Tez1e
01/27/07 5:55 PM GMT
oh how pretty
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::Logun7
06/07/09 7:56 PM GMT
Very Beautiful Post!!
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