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This rather worn poppy had a glimpe of the sun the other day.
now all is wet ....... wet ....... and ......well wet ....
Not more I can say really
Hope you all enjoy your weekend

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Lens:28-300mm f/3.5-5.6 G VR
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:25 Jun 2012 - 12:09 PM
Focal Length:48mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.3
Aperture:f/7.1
Shutter Speed:1/4000sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:1600
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
Title:A glimpse of the sun....
Username:barbarahirst barbarahirst
Uploaded:6 Jul 2012 - 7:52 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro.poppy, Flowers & plants
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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 7:55 AM

wet wet wet wet and ******** wet too so this is a wonderful ray of sunshine barbara on a very orrible day have a good weekend stay dry a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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achieverswales

Excellent capture Barbara.

Regards

Trev.

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 347 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 8:13 AM

Great shot Barbara.

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 8:15 AM

Lovely image, fabulous colours and detail, hope you manage to avoid the forecast rain and floods.

Hugh

Last Modified By morpheus1955 at 6 Jul 2012 - 8:16 AM

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 8:18 AM

Great use of dof.

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7435 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1024 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 8:33 AM

Strong composition, almost abstract blocks of colour.
Moira

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 8:36 AM

Nice detail of the centre of the poppy.
Carole

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41054 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 9:04 AM

Strong colour against a great background, Barbara.

Dave

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 9:04 AM

Stunning image, great colours ,nice light and lovely detail..
saeid

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JohnChambersPhotography

Good detail good background nice a sharp good work.

John

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 9:18 AM

Lovely colours and good inner details. Don't think "wet, wet, wet" even begins to tell you what this morning's rain was like here!!

Ann

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NeilWigan
NeilWigan e2 Member 4NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 10:13 AM

Yesterday we had a walk along the canal bank ,lovely sunny day,today the canal has come to us ,heaving down and dark still.

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 10:21 AM

Well you caught the moment for us all anyway. Lovely soft colours. The sun is just braking through the cloud cover here in Bonnie Scotland, where's my sunglasses?

Dougie

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MoragM
MoragM  4 Scotland
6 Jul 2012 - 10:24 AM

Beautiful colour Barbara. Glorious day yesterday in Glasgow, today cloudy but dry.
I believe we are to get your rain tomorrow.
You have a good weekend also.

Morag

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paskinmj
paskinmj  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 10:46 AM

Beautiful macro.
Matt

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 10:49 AM

I don't think there's any danger of seeing the sun today! Sad A super close-up here, Barbs Smile
Trev Smile

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64435 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 11:13 AM

Struggling to catch some elusive rays.
Chucking it down in London today. I don't mind the rain so much, but more that it makes my hair go so frizzy.
Sad

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digital_boi
6 Jul 2012 - 11:55 AM

best look out yer flippers and snorkle a lot more to come
good work with the close up fine detail captured

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom29 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 2:07 PM

Lovely image to brighten the day BarbaraGrin
So wish it would stop rainingSad
Diane

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 2:23 PM

More wet and soggy than that awful group Wet Wet Wet !!
Mick.

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jonwebber
jonwebber  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 2:57 PM

Super use of a dark background to lift the bloom from the screen.
jon

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 2:59 PM

A wonderful close-up, Barbs, beautiful colour and fine detail. Glad to see you have seen a bit of sunshine Smile Carol

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NobbytheNobster

Nice one Barbs Smile
Ricky.

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 5:09 PM

A lovely and stunning image Barbara - good use of dof

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canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2012 - 5:26 PM

Lovely and well captured Barbara
Jim

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 5:56 PM

Gosh...look at the petals and their colours! Worn, but thoroughly gorgeous.

Excellent shot (and grabbing the moment), Barbara, with us having a glimpse inside. Great POV.

Andrew Smile

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
6 Jul 2012 - 7:39 PM

It made a beautiful image!
IB

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 8:34 PM

Very delicate and quite beautiful.
Joan.

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2012 - 9:07 PM

Just a tad of sunshine - these days a glimpse is like gold and it has certainly lifted this flower SmileSmile
Helen

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LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2012 - 12:14 AM

'Brilliant!' ~ Peter Smile

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2185 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2012 - 10:48 AM

Beautiful captureSmile
Netta

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DanielD
DanielD  4 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2012 - 10:56 AM

Lovely composition, Barbara - great colour tones on the petals - beautiful

Daniel

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A Booth
A Booth e2 Member 12A Booth vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2012 - 11:38 AM

stunning stem detail- nicely composed.

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2012 - 5:15 PM

Great shot Barbara
Lillian

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ElmsArt
ElmsArt  782 forum posts Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2012 - 9:42 PM

Beautiful colours and detail.

Jackie

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2012 - 9:12 AM

looks like a tussock grass in the center of the poor soggy poppy.
Raining here too,

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stephenscott
8 Jul 2012 - 12:34 PM

Great shot Barbara, lovely detail, another of no sun here..Sad

Regards

Steve...

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saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 43917 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway25 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2012 - 1:30 PM

Now there's a novelty in the midst of this Wet Age we are all experiencing. A dry flower with no water droplets hanging everywhere. A real red-letter moment.Wink

Malc

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milky
milky e2 Member 11milky vcard Wales
8 Jul 2012 - 9:06 PM

nice Capure great work------Gary(milky)

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2012 - 8:50 AM

Beautiful shot Barb. paul

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