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Bought for £2.00 in a garden centre sale in early January, this Amaryllis has just flowered in the last two days.

My thanks to all who visited the Canine Capers Sequence and for the comments left.

Ronnie.

Camera:Nikon D7000 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:DX 18-200mm.
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Focal Length:40mm.
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.4
Aperture:f/29.0
Shutter Speed:0.4sec
Exposure Comp:-0.67
ISO:1000
Exposure Mode:Aperture
Metering Mode:CWA
Flash:No
Title:Amaryllis "Dancing Queen"
Username:RonnieAG RonnieAG
Uploaded:4 Apr 2012 - 12:04 AM
Tags:Amaryllis, Available daylight only, B/g digitally enhanced., Black card b/g, Double, Flowers & plants, Indoor shot
Votes:72

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achieverswales
4 Apr 2012 - 12:12 AM

Glorious flower Ronnie, very expertly captured.

Regards

Trev.

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lesliea
lesliea e2 Member 4lesliea vcard Australia
4 Apr 2012 - 12:13 AM

Great looking flower nice colours and detail well captured Ronnie.
Allen, Smile

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2012 - 12:16 AM

a stunning flower. You have captured the whites and all those hair fine streaks so well. I like the inclusion of the 'backside' with all the fine pastel echo of the main flower.

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JPatrickM
JPatrickM  7 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2012 - 12:24 AM

Nice specimen Ronnie, beautifully photographed as usual.
Patrick

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2012 - 12:29 AM

Like the markings Ronnie.
A long lasting £2.00 spent,if you bought it in January.
I spent £2.00 this afternoon on two Greggs sausage rolls and a doughnut,
and it only lasted me 5 minutes !!
Mick.

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6515 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2012 - 12:34 AM

Very good value for money this image alone makes it a great buy. - gary

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Jocelia
Jocelia e2 Member 3Jocelia vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2012 - 12:53 AM

This is not only great value it is a miracle. The flower in it's self and the colours.
Then of course there is the expertise in the capture. Truly quite lovely……….

Jocelia……...

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johnjo58
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4 Apr 2012 - 5:46 AM

A classic RonnieAg, great photography
David

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pascalg
pascalg e2 Member 637 forum postspascalg vcard France
4 Apr 2012 - 6:00 AM

so beautiful...

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
4 Apr 2012 - 6:01 AM

Lovely image!
Good value for money I say! Grin
IB

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reflectionsinlight

GOOD DETAIL ON BLACK

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Tynnwrlluniau
Tynnwrlluniau e2 Member 438 forum postsTynnwrlluniau vcard Wales35 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2012 - 7:34 AM

Beautifully lit with superb detail, Ronnie

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2012 - 7:39 AM

Lovely flower, skillfully photographed with all detail spot on!
Johanna

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andylea
andylea e2 Member 537 forum postsandylea vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2012 - 7:53 AM

brilliant lighting ronnie wonderful detail belting colours and tones and at £2,00 that has to be a real bargin a stunner nice one Wink
andy

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moiral
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4 Apr 2012 - 8:15 AM

A good bargain there Ronnie. Beautiful colour and detail as always. Moira

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32816 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2012 - 8:22 AM

A real bargain bucket full of quality.

Regards Nathan

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geffers7
geffers7 e2 Member 333 forum postsgeffers7 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2012 - 8:38 AM

Beautiful image Ronnie.
Geoff

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2012 - 8:44 AM

Glorious to see.
So nicely lit.
Very well done Ronnie.

B.

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman  114484 forum posts England36 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2012 - 8:44 AM

Good stuff as always Ronnie, thanks for all your kind comments recently....

Ade

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2012 - 9:08 AM

Beautiful work as usual Ronnie
regards
Yung

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2012 - 9:32 AM

Can't say better than excellent Ronnie, because this is what it is.
Joan.

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2012 - 9:45 AM

Beautiful image Ronnie, I never have any luck with any sort of plant / flower, not got grren fingers at all :-(

Hugh

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WhiteRose1
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4 Apr 2012 - 10:10 AM

Exquisite colour, Ronnie, and the black on black with a border works excellently.

Dave

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CaroleS
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4 Apr 2012 - 10:15 AM

What a beautiful flower, black background is just right - Carole

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nicedayout
4 Apr 2012 - 10:19 AM

fantastic flower and photography.

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digital_boi
4 Apr 2012 - 10:22 AM

hmm a cannie eye for a bargain a true Scotsman TongueTongue kidding aside Ronnie excellent lighting detail and colours a pleasure to view nice work


GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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unicorn17  5 Scotland
4 Apr 2012 - 12:54 PM

Quite a magical transformation of £2! A beautiful capture as always.Thanks also for the info yesterday .I do think reducing the size for the site increased the noise.( Facebook and other sites allow for a larger upload - a pity restriction here)Gill

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England7 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2012 - 2:46 PM

Well, it was a good investment of £2 Ronnie! Very beautiful, and provided you with an excellent subject Smile
Trev Smile

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twelvemegs
4 Apr 2012 - 3:14 PM

A quality image Ronnie and wonderful presentation.
What a beauty and a bargain at just £2.

David

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Porthos
Porthos  4 Northern Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2012 - 3:14 PM

Very nice Ronnie....Derek

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4 Apr 2012 - 3:23 PM

Gorgeous!

Ann

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Cliff1944
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4 Apr 2012 - 3:31 PM

I agree with the others - £2 well spent.

The colours are a delight and you have achieved front to back sharpness. The inclusion of the rear of the second flower adds interest and has resulted in a very pleasing composition. Well presented as always.
My wife received some flowers recently (not from me) and I had a go at photographing some of them. The experience has brought home how much technique and patience is involved.
Cliff

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Niknut
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4 Apr 2012 - 4:16 PM

Lovely shot !!!.....with the usual R.A.G. high standard !

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Irishkate
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4 Apr 2012 - 4:43 PM

This is perfect Ronnie. I like the reflection too. how did you manage to gwet so much detail? Never easy with white flowers or leaves. You've got so much detail.SGrinGrinuperbKate

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4 Apr 2012 - 5:33 PM

A particularly attractive specimen, Ronnie, beautifully photographed and presented.

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4 Apr 2012 - 6:13 PM

WOW! this is b----y gorgeous Ronnie.

John Smile

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Billyray
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4 Apr 2012 - 8:39 PM

What a CRACKING shot Ronnie. This is beautiful. Excellent detail and gorgeous colour.
Ray

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Michaela_Solway
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4 Apr 2012 - 8:49 PM

Great composition.. Love the candy stripes of the flowers which stand out beautifully against the black b/g..top class Ronnie

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4 Apr 2012 - 9:11 PM

a most delightful shot - love the colours and stripes

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4 Apr 2012 - 10:39 PM

As David Dickenson would say "a real bobbydazzler", it looks like you got a real bargain

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Shellio  3 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Apr 2012 - 9:37 PM

A real stunner, one to be proud very proud of Ronnie.
Shell

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7 Apr 2012 - 4:02 PM

A bargain beauty Ronnie Wink
Julie

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evelen  9 England
15 Apr 2012 - 6:23 PM

beautiful image lovely flower love the orange stripes you did well at that price Ronnie.
eve.

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