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Our astrantias put on a good display this yearSmile

Thank you all for recent comments and votes and to netta1234 for a UA. Just the boost I needed, our bathroom is taking soooo long, we hit just about every snag we couldSad

Best wishes
Carole

Camera:Pentax K-5 Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:Tamron 90mm F2.8 Macro Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:15 Jun 2014 - 10:59 AM
Title:Astrantia
Username:CaroleS CaroleS
Uploaded:9 Jul 2014 - 1:23 PM
Tags:Astrantia, Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, General, Wildlife / nature
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myrab
myrab e2 Member 8myrab vcard United Kingdom
9 Jul 2014 - 1:25 PM

Just Fabulous.

Myra

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2014 - 1:59 PM

An excellent shot. Super detail and colour.

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Ted447
Ted447 e2 Member 157 forum postsTed447 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2014 - 2:07 PM

Beautiful image. Ted. GrinGrin

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2191 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2014 - 2:11 PM

Stunning Carole...one I wish I had captured

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2014 - 2:12 PM

The flower is lovely but it is the bee that is the star of the show!

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 95916 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2014 - 2:40 PM

Agree about the Bee
A smashing touch of catch-light on the eye
Definitely compliments the bloom

Best of luck with the bathroom etc; we have the decorator in at the moment at home
Place is in total chaos

Have just PM'd you Carole

Adrian

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digital_boi
9 Jul 2014 - 2:56 PM

Special Carole

Graham

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alligatorpants
alligatorpants e2 Member 3alligatorpants vcard Canada
9 Jul 2014 - 3:13 PM

Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful! I would frame this if it were mine. Close-up photography doesn't get better than this.

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2014 - 3:14 PM

Very beautiful, Carole, I adore astrantias. Carol

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England209 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2014 - 3:22 PM

Good timing and details in the right places Carole
Regards Richard

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2014 - 4:07 PM

Bee, flower, both exceptional making an outstanding image!

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2014 - 4:28 PM

A very lovely capture, Carole - the visitor beeing an added bonus too! Wink
Trev Smile

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Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2014 - 5:09 PM

The bee admires beauty thats for sure. Gorgeous blooms beautififully presented Carole.
Peter GrinGrinGrin

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Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom29 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2014 - 5:34 PM

Beautiful!
Diane

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Sylviwhalley
Sylviwhalley e2 Member 797 forum postsSylviwhalley vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2014 - 5:45 PM

Beautiful shot, lovely colours, composition and detail, one of my fovourite flowers.
Sylvia

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41050 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2014 - 6:12 PM

Detail and clarity. Top work again, Carole.

Dave

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cabbie
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9 Jul 2014 - 6:13 PM

A lovely capture well done indeed

Bob

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91904 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2014 - 8:04 PM

Lovely Astrantia Carole - great to get the bee and spiders web in the shot too.
Brian.

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2014 - 8:06 PM

A beautiful flower and a busy bee - what more could you ask for.Smile
Joan.

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pamelajean Critique Team 8769 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1597 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2014 - 9:08 PM

The combination of good composition and selective focus make this a very enjoyable image.

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
9 Jul 2014 - 10:49 PM


Quote: The flower is lovely but it is the bee that is the star of the show!

Have to agree with this thought Carole.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jul 2014 - 12:52 AM

Gorgeous Carol - ours are not as bright as yours!
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
10 Jul 2014 - 7:02 AM

Excellent!

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1081 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
10 Jul 2014 - 11:42 AM

Beautiful Astrantias and an extra bonus with the bee

Peter

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Teaka53
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10 Jul 2014 - 9:01 PM

This is fabulous

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Chinga
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11 Jul 2014 - 1:40 PM

STUNNING MACRO!!!! Grin
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