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Sorry to Rock, BillyGoatGruff and Mrswoolybill but I have reloaded this image.

Thanks for the comments about the noise. I have run it through Noise Ninja which I hope has improved it

Brand:PENTAX Corporation
Camera:Pentax K110D Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:27 Jun 2008 - 2:52 PM
Focal Length:90mm
Aperture:f/16.0
Shutter Speed:1/750sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:1600
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Begonia
Username:lonely_oryx lonely_oryx
Uploaded:9 Nov 2011 - 10:29 AM
Tags:Begonia, Flowers & plants
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Votes:36
Voters:pronabk · mrswoolybill · barbarahirst · BillyGoatGruff · ringyneck · Rock · Joline · CarolG · WhiteRose1 · AnnChown · LynneJoyce · Daisymaye · hasslebladuk · moiral · gingerdelight · rontear · TrevBatWCC · pascalg · morpheus1955 · martinjp · xwang · jaktis · danbrann · EAS · Roly · Big_Beavis · Rach1970 · Andree_Borrel · helenlinda · pluckyfilly · JustDucky · cjl47 · Anna62 · Niknut · NeilWigan · annettep38 ·
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Unique Views:52
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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8638 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1164 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 10:37 AM

V1 is improved, and thanks for V2 I do enjoy it. Still puzzled by the Exif...
Moira

barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 10:42 AM

V1 is my favourite

Mynett
Mynett Plus Member 6142 forum postsMynett vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 10:49 AM

like them both but I do tend to prefer the mono version

Linda

BillyGoatGruff
BillyGoatGruff Plus Member 8191 forum postsBillyGoatGruff vcard England199 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 11:07 AM

Much better, John!
I'm leaning towards V1, despite being a mono fan. The subtlety of the colour is lovely.

It's still quite noisy, but I'd expect that from ISO 1600, and, as it's primarily luminance noise, it doesn't detract so much; in fact it actually adds a certain something!
My guess is that this was hand-held, but I think that you could have used ISO 400 or even 200 and opened up the aperture to alllow a reasonable hand-held speed. ISO 200, f/8 would probably have retained the depth you needed and still allowed hand holding, I suspect.
Wink

Rock
Rock Plus Member 12Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 11:10 AM

Nowt wrong with first entry.

Rock

Joline
Joline Plus Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 11:26 AM

V2 is quite beautiful....I would call it grain and not noise....more artsy that wayGrin

CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8174 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 11:37 AM

A wonderful frame-filler, John, love them both. Carol

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51241 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England142 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 11:42 AM

The subtle yellow and grain makes v1 a lovely image.

Dave

AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 12:36 PM

I like the subtle yellow in v1
Ann

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 12:52 PM

V1 for me too.

Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 1:43 PM

Beautiful, V1 with its lovely blended colour..............Sandy

hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk Plus Member 5hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 1:50 PM

Cracking shots love the detail
mike

moiral
moiral Plus Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
9 Nov 2011 - 2:01 PM

I really love V1 John - lovely dreamy image, just like me TongueGrin. Moira

gingerdelight

Superb images here John, stunningly beautiful. I (just) prefer V1 but, as I said, both stunning!
Carol

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 5:22 PM

A beautiful close-up, John, and has to be V1 for those super pastel colours Smile
Trev Smile

pascalg
pascalg Plus Member 737 forum postspascalg vcard France
9 Nov 2011 - 5:30 PM

slightly prefer colour version...

morpheus1955
9 Nov 2011 - 6:19 PM

Fabulous shot, I love them both.

Hugh

xwang
xwang  531 forum posts7 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 6:39 PM

Beautiful dreamy image..

danbrann
danbrann Plus Member 10512 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 6:52 PM

V1 For me John with that lovely pastel shade of yellow.

EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 7:00 PM

V1 is wonderful.

Ann

Roly
Roly  7 Wales
9 Nov 2011 - 7:19 PM

V1 for me.

Andree_Borrel

Just wonderful

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 8326 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2011 - 10:27 PM

lovely dreamy shot

JustDucky
JustDucky  4 Canada
10 Nov 2011 - 1:06 AM

very lovely delicate floral images John
Tammy

Anna62
Anna62  3 Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2011 - 9:22 AM

the mono works beautifully John..very delicate image Smile

annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
10 Nov 2011 - 3:12 PM

very difficult to say -I like the delicate colours of no 1 but no is a stunner, wonderful tones!

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