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Many thanks to PattiW for the UA on the holly blue!
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Our tulips are sadly falling apart... but I can't resist them, must have been dyed in my wool during my childhood Smile

this is NOT manipulated apart form the frame line. Yes, it is THAT lens again.

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D3x Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:tamron sp adaptall 2 300mm f2.8 Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:8 May 2013 - 10:01 AM
Focal Length:300mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/1.0
Aperture:f/4.0
Shutter Speed:1/1600sec
Exposure Comp:+1/3
ISO:320
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Cherry and vanilla tulip - rained off!
Username:annettep38 annettep38
Uploaded:11 May 2013 - 10:29 PM
Tags:Flowers & plants, Garden, Mooi, Striped, Tulip
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Votes:62
Voters:MalcolmM · WindowonWildlife · RonnieAG · Take-a-View · taggart · Jenny-D · georgiepoolie · rontear · Irishkate · EAS · Badgerfred · cabbie · debu · achieverswales · cbrundage · PattiW · gary_d · handlerstudio · Hermanus · LynneJoyce · Maiwand · jasonrwl · pollisher · Philip_H · NaturesHaven · CaroleS · woolybill1 · Lillian · capto · netta1234 · mrswoolybill · fentiger · lonely_oryx · Arty · jdinne · mauriceegan · ColleenA · Bzox · boov · GeorgePlatis · saltireblue · Silverzone · AnnChown · Niknut · Alan_Baseley · elainecookstown · Joline · sweetpea62 · Greyheron · Mike_Smith · tomcat · Holmewood · SlowSong · headskiesfly · astyag · lifesnapper · gajewski · Glostopcat · jovanovic · Ayoob · MandyD · pamelajean ·
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Take-a-View
11 May 2013 - 10:37 PM

Beautiful. So delicate

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
11 May 2013 - 10:38 PM

We seem to be on a similar theme today, Annette, although you have captured your's at a more sensible time of dayWinkWink.
Beautifully toned and marked tulips with frilly petal tips, and with the rain drops adding that extra dimension and interest.
And the window here today had torn a few of our older tulips to bits.
Ronnie.

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom80 Constructive Critique Points
11 May 2013 - 11:30 PM

A delicious tulip about to loose that petal - the rain is playing havoc with our flowers too.
You certainly know how to pick a lens.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
11 May 2013 - 11:33 PM

A stunner! Fingers crossed my Tulips here are ok as they aren't quite a far into flowering mode! Such a ghastly day's weather, I didn't venture out to see.

Ann

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debu
debu  5 India
12 May 2013 - 12:24 AM

Excellently presented.
debu

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achieverswales
12 May 2013 - 12:44 AM

Very beautiful Annette a stunning capture.


Regards

Trev.

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cbrundage
cbrundage  2 United States
12 May 2013 - 12:56 AM

Wow, that is gorgeous, Annette! So detailed and dewy!

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handlerstudio
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12 May 2013 - 4:47 AM

A beautiful tulip with the frayed top edge.....and the color as well. I do love seeing flowers as they start to "go". This is a lovely photo, and the solid green background makes it all "snap".

Peter

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
12 May 2013 - 6:12 AM

What a beauty this is Annette - both the photo and the tulip !! excellent Smile

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johnke
johnke  2223 forum posts South Africa14 Constructive Critique Points
12 May 2013 - 6:56 AM

Superb Annette , a super capture...John

Sorry I have trouble and EPZ wont let me Vote for some reason.

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
12 May 2013 - 7:00 AM

Superb!

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jasonrwl
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12 May 2013 - 8:30 AM

Beautiful Annette
Jason

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CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 585 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
12 May 2013 - 8:37 AM

Lovely crisp detail and superb dof. That particular Tammy lens works a treat. Our tulips have been flattened by strong wind and rainSad

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Lillian
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12 May 2013 - 8:51 AM

So very perfect Annette
stunning shot
Lillian

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capto
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12 May 2013 - 8:56 AM

A lovely detailed image. I like the wayward petal and 2nd bloom in the bg.Smile

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netta1234
netta1234 Plus Member 3241 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
12 May 2013 - 9:02 AM

A Brilliant imageSmile
NettaSmile

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fentiger
fentiger Plus Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England23 Constructive Critique Points
12 May 2013 - 9:26 AM

A fresh and delightful image.

Albert

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lonely_oryx
12 May 2013 - 9:34 AM

Love the droplets

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ColleenA Plus Member 2271 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
12 May 2013 - 11:56 AM

A stunning image Annette, there is a lot of beauty in flowers past their best that we sometimes forget to admire, you have captured it magnificently...GrinGrin

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12 May 2013 - 12:33 PM

Stunner....

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12 May 2013 - 1:27 PM

What a beauty, Annette.

Malc

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12 May 2013 - 3:47 PM

This is so beautiful Annette - well isolated and captured with a super dof.
Ann

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12 May 2013 - 4:17 PM

Lovely shot !!......impressive detail & colours !!

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12 May 2013 - 6:49 PM

Tulips are so beautiful in what ever condition they are in. These are lovely.

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12 May 2013 - 6:53 PM

Beautiful detail and colours Annette..Lin

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12 May 2013 - 7:06 PM

Stunning close up

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12 May 2013 - 7:39 PM

A fine French foto

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13 May 2013 - 6:05 PM

Lovely shot.

John Smile

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13 May 2013 - 7:51 PM

Very nice, Annette. The drops make this one something special.
-=\Walter

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13 May 2013 - 10:36 PM

An exquisite floral image Annette, a real pleasure to view. Sadly our tulips and blossom have been ruined by the rain tooSad

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15 May 2013 - 1:12 PM

Superb detailed image......GrinGrinGrin

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