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This is my wife's birthday bouquet of flowers (her.....th. birthday today, 15th. April), shot indoors using available daylight only, and with my usual backdrop.
Viewing LARGE is worthwhile if you should have time!

Details: ISO 200, 0.4 sec. at f/36.0, centre weighted average, and Exp. Bias of -1.33.

Many thanks to all who offered comments on my last upload "Park and Garden 2", all of which are greatly appreciated.

Ronnie.

Camera:Nikon D700 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Nikon 24-120mm. at 70mm.
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Birthday Bouquet
Username:RonnieAG RonnieAG
Uploaded:15 Apr 2010 - 12:05 AM
Tags:Chrysanthemums, Flowers & plants, Indoor shot, Lisianthus, Pink roses, Tv as backdrop.
Votes:73

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LexEquine
LexEquine e2 Member 8LexEquine vcard United States19 Constructive Critique Points
15 Apr 2010 - 12:07 AM

Beautiful & artistic image rendering of the bouquet of flowers, Ronnie, with excellent color, clarity, & tones...Peter

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mikbee
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15 Apr 2010 - 12:11 AM

Wonderful light Ronnie.
Shows up well against the black BG.
Excellent shot.
And Happy Birthday to the ''Boss'' !!
Mick.

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Apr 2010 - 12:12 AM

good morning ronnie
fantastic colours and detail wonderful presentation a beautiful capture nice one Wink
andy

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morpheus1955
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15 Apr 2010 - 12:15 AM

Good morning Ronnie, what gorgeous flowers, I bet your wife loved them. Fabulous colours and great composition, beautifully taken and presented.

Hugh

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EAS
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15 Apr 2010 - 12:21 AM

So beautiful against that black bg! A really well composed shot and wonderful colour. Happy Birthday to your wife!

Ann

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
15 Apr 2010 - 12:24 AM

Thanks all. I shall pass on Birthday wishes to the Boss from you all.
Ronnie.

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rpba18205
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15 Apr 2010 - 12:35 AM

Beautifully done Ronnie. Top notch.
RJ.

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lesliea
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15 Apr 2010 - 12:51 AM

Very natural looking colours and very nice detail.
Allen,

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Bob_V
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15 Apr 2010 - 12:59 AM

What a beautiful floral arrangement Ronnie, such a lovely capture, Happy Birthday to your wife.
Bob

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JimV
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15 Apr 2010 - 1:12 AM

Good morning Ronnie,
Whast a beautiful bouquet and so exquisitely taken in your own patented fashion, so thoughtful of you to give her such a lovely birthday gift, hope you also took her out for a slap-up meal!
Although it's officially tomorrow now over there, please pass along my best wishes to her, I'm sure she did have a lovely birthday day!
Rgds., Jim

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taggart
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15 Apr 2010 - 1:48 AM

Happy Birthday to your wife-- I am certain she was pleased with this gorgeous bouquet

LOL, It is still the day here-- so she may celebrate 3.5 more hours!

Jennnn

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15 Apr 2010 - 4:09 AM

Beautiful image Ronnie - And a Happy birthday to your wife !

Chris

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dmhuynh72
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15 Apr 2010 - 4:34 AM

You're up early Ronnie?

Usual high quality close up with great lighting and detail.

regards
Yung

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Swamiji
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15 Apr 2010 - 6:34 AM

Happy B'day to Mam!

What a lovely arrangement and a very well presented picture!
Nice light and details.
I'm sure she will love to have the real one as a b'day present.
- Swamiji

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Glyn1
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15 Apr 2010 - 6:42 AM

Beautiful flowers Ronnie, so well presented. Happy Birthday to your good Lady.

Glyn

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colmar
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15 Apr 2010 - 6:52 AM

A beautiful bouquet captured so well in your style happy birthday to the "boss" ... watch out for that volcanic ash heading your way !

Colin

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Mynett
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15 Apr 2010 - 7:34 AM

birthday greetings to your wife and congrats to you on capturing such a lovely array of flowers all so well

Linda

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MandsH
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15 Apr 2010 - 7:59 AM

Very pretty shot, good against the black b/g
Mandy

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heids
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15 Apr 2010 - 8:46 AM

Beautiful bouquet well taken. Gorgeous colours

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nickyv32
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15 Apr 2010 - 9:28 AM

What a wonderful bouquet, such beautiful colours, great shot

Nicky

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Oliverpants
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15 Apr 2010 - 9:30 AM

Fabulous shot, what a lucky lady, please wish her Happy Birthday from me. You captured such pretty tones of colour and I love the dof. Ann

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Ray42
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15 Apr 2010 - 9:41 AM

A lovely bunch and wish her a happy birthday

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jools59
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15 Apr 2010 - 10:05 AM

Beautiful ...best wishes to your wife...Jools Smile

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15 Apr 2010 - 10:10 AM

Happy Birthday "Mrs Ronnie", and enjoy your beautiful flowers. Great capture Ronnie!
Carol

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metro074
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15 Apr 2010 - 10:30 AM

'HAPPY BIRTHDAY' Ronnies wife. He has done your flowers proud. Smile Smile
Carol

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Cor
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15 Apr 2010 - 10:35 AM

So lovely

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PeterLaw
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15 Apr 2010 - 11:09 AM

What a super shot.
Best wishes to your wife.
Peter

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Adrian_Reynolds
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15 Apr 2010 - 11:15 AM

What a lovely gesture, Ronnie, beautifully captured, its a stunning array,
Happy Birthday to your wife,
Adrian

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johnjones
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15 Apr 2010 - 12:01 PM

great shot brill colour and the detail is spot on , and happy birthday to your wife
jj

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Lillian
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15 Apr 2010 - 12:39 PM

Ronnie, I do hope that your wife also gets a meal out, as think the flowers were for you as well!!! which you have photographed here rather superbly may I say!
Good colours against the background
well done to you again
Lillian

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SteveMoulding
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15 Apr 2010 - 12:45 PM

Superb lighting and lovely colour. A beautiful well composed close-up. Beautiful flowers. Birthday wishes to your wife, have a lovely day.
Steve.

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RonnieAG
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15 Apr 2010 - 1:01 PM

Thank you all for your generous comments and I shall of course pass on your greetings to my better half.
Ronnie.

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15 Apr 2010 - 1:07 PM

Happy Birthday to your wife and I am sure she is thrilled with this beautiful boquet which you have photographed so well so the memory will live on.
Joan.

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Anjantoo
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15 Apr 2010 - 1:09 PM

Superb bunch of flowers, beautifully captured as well!
Jann
xxx

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15 Apr 2010 - 1:51 PM

Only to happy to make this one 50

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digital_boi
15 Apr 2010 - 2:20 PM

excellent bunch indeed superb colours excellent lightiong click Keep it up Ronnie

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Evgenya
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15 Apr 2010 - 4:19 PM

Wonderful bouquet, Ronnie. Happy Birthday to your wife.
Regards, Evgenya.

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15 Apr 2010 - 4:53 PM

Lovely flowers - hope your wife enjoyed her day.

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15 Apr 2010 - 4:53 PM

Wonderful shot and well presented..Well Composed.

Barry

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CallumThomas
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15 Apr 2010 - 7:05 PM

A great shot, the colours have been captured really well.

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15 Apr 2010 - 7:08 PM

Nice capture Ronnie ~ All my shots are taken with available light only....Much more Natural as you have emulated here ~ Lovely
Rick. See Yer

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15 Apr 2010 - 7:32 PM

Happy birthday to your lass.

Rock

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15 Apr 2010 - 7:50 PM

Beautiful way to ensure Mrs Ronnie's birthday flowers last forever! Lovely capture, Ronnie, as always. Wish your wife a very happy birthday for me Wink

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digital_boi
15 Apr 2010 - 8:27 PM

and happy bithday to the good lady

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Dave_Holdham
15 Apr 2010 - 8:58 PM

Loveley image, well captured

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15 Apr 2010 - 9:05 PM

Happy Birthday to Mrs RonnieAG - lovely bouquet of flowers amost too pretty to be real and a well taken shot (my birthday on the 25th another Taurean) or is your wife Aries? I know its close

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15 Apr 2010 - 9:14 PM

Superb shot Ronnie and Happy Birthday to your wife.

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15 Apr 2010 - 9:34 PM

Beautiful bouquet Ronnie, fantastic detail and definition. Many happy returns to your wife.
Tony

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15 Apr 2010 - 10:40 PM

Beautiful, Norma

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Canadiann
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16 Apr 2010 - 2:04 PM

A gorgeous arrangement Ronnie and captured so very well yet again. Happy Belated Birthday to your wife.
Regards
Ann

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Gezina
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16 Apr 2010 - 5:51 PM

Lovely shot and happy belated birthday to your wife - Ina

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19 Apr 2010 - 12:50 AM

Happy birthday to Mrs G.!

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