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Mark Billiau.


Pro Member, region Antwerp, Belgium

Egyptian Water Lily

My first upload to the fotocommunity, hope you like it.

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English name : Egyptian water lily (also called Sacred blue lily)
Dutch name : Egyptische lotus
German name : Ägyptische Seerose (auch Blaue Lotusblume genannt)
Latin name : Nymphaea caerulea

Native to : Egypt, South-Africa, China, Thailand

Comments 26

  • Bernhard Kuhlmann 05/03/2015 18:43

    Ein Bild in bester Qualität !
    Damit ist dir ein wunderschönes Bild gelungen.
    Gruß Bernd
  • Pierre LAVILLE 12/19/2014 15:03

    De toute beauté !
    ++++++++++++++
    Amitiés Pierre
  • Jacques BURY 01/21/2010 9:48

    Very nice.
    Best regards.
    Jacques.
  • Vitória Castelo Santos 09/09/2009 13:51

    Klasse Makro, tolle Schärfe und wunderbare Farben
    LG Vitoria
  • Adele Oliver 06/24/2009 2:32

    M a g n i f i c e n t !!!!
    greetings, Adele
  • Andrea Sagawe 06/14/2009 17:43

    The lily...sharp as sharp can be!! Like on most of your pictures. I see this was your first one...great start!!

    andrea
  • Pierangelo Bonomi 01/26/2009 14:35

    Excellent work, very good the sharpness and the colors!
  • MAURICE CLEGG 10/12/2008 9:51

    this, i think, is one of your greatest creations.
    i have looked through your portfolio but this one ticks all the boxes for me.
    a stunning portrayal of this beautiful water lily, with wonderful colours and detail.
    this is gallery quality imo.
    regards, maurice.
  • Vanessa Halvorsen 06/21/2008 18:55

    Wow, what nive details! And those wonderful colors too. Great macro, and I love everything with this pic! I can't see enough on it... I really hope I can be so good to take photos like you, after maaaany years!

    Best wishes, Vanessa Halvorsen.
  • Cees Vogel 04/14/2008 11:54

    This is realy a great shot wonderfull colors and sharpness.
  • Orangelight 04/02/2008 15:16

    i love this one.
    beautiful flower, good structure, nice photo!
    i'll set this one as my favourite.
  • Allan Thompson 03/30/2008 15:11

    Gallery quality!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Ole Trygve Foseide 03/27/2008 23:09

    Beautiful flower, perfect shot! In my opinion, your best on Fotocommunity - till now! From the contour of the leaves it looks like they are floating in oil!
  • Christiane Wüllner 03/27/2008 22:48

    Very beautiful captured!!
    :-)) Christiane
  • Andy Protas 03/26/2008 23:14

    So beautiful, I've made a wallpaper on my desktop :)
    Best!
  • Helga a.m.H. 03/19/2008 10:57

    Oh, what a amazing photo! Well composed and beautiful in detail! I like it !!

    Regards
    Helga
  • Anna Kowalski 03/19/2008 4:37

    Unusual combination of colours. Very interesting!
  • Andreas Krupitzer 03/18/2008 17:13

    Yes I do, I like it very much.
    Your first upload shows a very well composed pic with beautiful colours and sharpness.
    Remarkable for me is how you show the tense of the water surface along the leaves and sticks.
    Excellent.
    Best wishes
    Andreas
  • adriano j faria 03/16/2008 20:08

    simply wonderfull
  • Ki W. 03/15/2008 19:57

    Amazing clarity and luscious color.... beauuuuuutiful, Mark!
  • Clara Hase 03/15/2008 17:42

    yes I like ist - very sharpen - and it seemed, the water is frozen -

    thank you for your comment

    br clara
  • Fons van Swaal 03/15/2008 16:36

    Excellent shot Mark ,never have seen these before....:-)
    Greetings.........Fons
  • Jack Cunningham 03/15/2008 2:38

    Magnificent shot, well done.
  • wonderland 03/13/2008 21:26

    Wow, great ! Very very nice!
  • Vladimir Eskin 03/13/2008 13:08

    Beautiful photo!
    Best wishes Vladimir