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Good morning.....
Thank you for your continued support and to Jukka (Kuvailija) for his UA for my Dandy macro.....
Another flower captured on the same day....can anyone ID it for me
Have a nice SundayGrinGrin

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D5100 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:40mm f/2.8 G
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:10 Jul 2013 - 3:01 PM
Focal Length:40mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.0
Aperture:f/3.0
Shutter Speed:1/1250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Centre of attraction
Username:ColleenA ColleenA
Uploaded:3 Nov 2013 - 4:25 AM
Tags:Flowers & plants
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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
3 Nov 2013 - 6:06 AM

What a beauty, Colleen, and so perfectly focused. No idea what it might be, though, sorry. Carol

ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 234 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Nov 2013 - 6:39 AM

Can't identify it but what a clever picture!
Brought sunshine into a very wet day here.

ronboy
ronboy  4 Scotland
3 Nov 2013 - 7:22 AM

No idea what it is, other than a lovely capture of a yellow flower

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
3 Nov 2013 - 7:43 AM

Can't help with the I/D. Beautifully focused image.

mistere
mistere e2 Member 1mistere vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Nov 2013 - 7:54 AM

Lovely capture of a very yellow whatever that is flower sprinkled with red rice crispies. Or to put it another way,
no idea what it is but its very nice and very well presented. Nice work Colleen.

Dave.

tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 95916 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
3 Nov 2013 - 7:59 AM

A very calming image Colleen

Adrian

GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Nov 2013 - 8:01 AM

Excellent macro shot Colleen!
George

Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Nov 2013 - 8:06 AM

Beautiful image Colleen. I've no idea either. GrinGrin Peter.

ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 234 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Nov 2013 - 8:13 AM

Could it be a form of Hypericum?

Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2013 - 8:21 AM

Beautiful capture.

P.

marshfam19
marshfam19 e2 Member 5marshfam19 vcard United Kingdom
3 Nov 2013 - 8:51 AM

Yet again another beautiful macro image. Well captured.

Mary Grin

Danny1970
Danny1970 e2 Member 1Danny1970 vcard United Kingdom
3 Nov 2013 - 9:48 AM

That is beautiful photography ColleenSmile

Danny

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
3 Nov 2013 - 10:13 AM

A very pretty ??????????????? - Sorry Colleen haven't got a clue what it is!
Joan.

NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43242 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
3 Nov 2013 - 10:16 AM

Breathtakingly beautiful imagery...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64438 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
3 Nov 2013 - 10:35 AM

Like a bridesmaid's bouquet, cascading down the dress. How lovely.
x

Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom9 Constructive Critique Points
3 Nov 2013 - 10:50 AM

Great macro ColleenSmile


Cliff

Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
3 Nov 2013 - 11:01 AM

You don't need to be on that course - you're a natural!
I think it is much harder to do selective focussing and make it look convincing than getting things sharp!
This is beautiful Colleen and I love the colour contrast.
KateGrinGrinGrin

JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Nov 2013 - 11:09 AM

A beautiful close up of your bloom which reminds me of Evening Primrose, but not sure that they have coloured stamens.
Ju

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
3 Nov 2013 - 11:42 AM

I know next to nowt about flowers, Colleen, but know what I like seeing! Wink And this is a beautiful close-up of this flower, whatever it may be Smile
Trev Smile

ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2193 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Nov 2013 - 11:59 AM

Looks like I will have to ask our Complex garden landscaper tomorrow to ID it for me....Grin

netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2185 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Nov 2013 - 12:00 PM

This is a beautifull flower image ColleenSmile
NettaSmile

williamsloan
williamsloan e2 Member 3williamsloan vcard Northern Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Nov 2013 - 12:08 PM

excellent image.

billy

prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Nov 2013 - 12:10 PM

Lovely use of DOF

Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
3 Nov 2013 - 1:23 PM

Stunning image Colleen, and your use of DOF has proven ...
this is a beaut!
Lillian

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
3 Nov 2013 - 1:37 PM

Another excellent demonstration of the use of wide aperture in floral photography: a very fine shot.
R.

kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise e2 Member 2364 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Nov 2013 - 1:56 PM

Absolutely gorgeous Colleen. Love it GrinGrin

Kathryn

gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6534 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
3 Nov 2013 - 2:18 PM

The selective focus just works beautifully. - gary

Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
3 Nov 2013 - 2:21 PM

Great work Colleen, well captured.
Brian

Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
3 Nov 2013 - 2:29 PM

Beautiful shallow DOF macro Colleen.
Rende

ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
3 Nov 2013 - 2:44 PM

A beautiful macro image

saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 43922 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway25 Constructive Critique Points
3 Nov 2013 - 2:51 PM

Who cares what it's name is - let's call it Fred, shall we?Wink
Beautiful example of how to make the most of shallow dof, Colleen, and perfectly cropped to fill the frame.

Malc

ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
3 Nov 2013 - 3:46 PM

No idea what the flower is but I simply love the focus in this, Colleen.

Andrew

EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2013 - 4:05 PM

Beautiful imageSmile

Eileen

mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
3 Nov 2013 - 4:05 PM

Works well with the d.o.f. Colleen.
Super shot.
Mick.

ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Nov 2013 - 4:29 PM

Great work Colleen a lovely image.

Ali Smile

Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 7122 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Nov 2013 - 4:35 PM

Beautiful image Colleen, can't help with the ID though, are you still doing that photography course?

DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
3 Nov 2013 - 4:45 PM

The point of focus and the depth of field are spot on, Colleen!

Richard

Jenny-D
Jenny-D e2 Member 4Jenny-D vcard United Kingdom
3 Nov 2013 - 5:02 PM

So very beautiful.... !

Jenny Smile

kuvailija
kuvailija e2 Member 2kuvailija vcard Finland
3 Nov 2013 - 5:16 PM

Cant id ,but a beautiful flower and image with a fine Colleen bokeh !GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin --- The very best beginning of the week to you Colleen !SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile --- Jukka.

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
3 Nov 2013 - 6:48 PM

Stunning
Hope that course doesn't get rid of your creativity......

xwang
xwang  531 forum posts7 Constructive Critique Points
3 Nov 2013 - 6:58 PM

Wonderful image.. beautifully taken. Looks like they are going to escape...Grin. Sorry, can't help with ID.

BIGRY1
BIGRY1 e2 Member 2BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
3 Nov 2013 - 7:44 PM

Pin sharp detail and focused perfectlyWinkGrin
Ryan

viscostatic
3 Nov 2013 - 7:55 PM

The shallow depth of field enhances the beauty of this flower Colleen.

Phil.

Trevhas
Trevhas e2 Member 2464 forum postsTrevhas vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Nov 2013 - 8:20 PM

Another excellent macro pic for the wall Colleen, well balanced composition with beautiful colour.
Trevor.

nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
3 Nov 2013 - 8:33 PM

Wonderful image, I like it a lot.

AnneB50
AnneB50 e2 Member 2110 forum postsAnneB50 vcard Scotland18 Constructive Critique Points
3 Nov 2013 - 8:50 PM


Quote: Could it be a form of Hypericum?

Either that or a kind of oenothera (evening primrose), either way it is lovely.

Anne

DilysT
DilysT e2 Member 3DilysT vcard United Kingdom
3 Nov 2013 - 11:18 PM

What a beauty Colleen Smile

Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 1Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
3 Nov 2013 - 11:22 PM

Lovely shot Colleen. Cathy

abeeror2
abeeror2 e2 Member 2abeeror2 vcard Australia
4 Nov 2013 - 3:23 AM

Such a most beautiful soft delicate endearing image, well done! SmileSmileSmile

ValeryAst
ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
4 Nov 2013 - 1:23 PM

Excellent, beautiful close-up, Colleen! This is very similar to the swamp buttercup ...Smile
Regards Valery

WesternRed
WesternRed e2 Member 3WesternRed vcard Australia
4 Nov 2013 - 2:33 PM

Certainly a wonderful centre of attraction. Magic capture Colleen well done.

Potra
Potra e2 Member 1Potra vcard Venezuela
4 Nov 2013 - 11:07 PM

Fred looks wonderful in this shot Colleen!!!!!!!Wink
M

Jocelia
Jocelia e2 Member 3Jocelia vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2013 - 4:57 AM

Another brilliant capture with great impact.
I was also going to say, either from the buttercup or
the poppy familyÖ..WinkWinkWink

Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
5 Nov 2013 - 5:35 AM

Your are right with your title!!!!
BEAUTIFUL...
IB

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