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Amaryllis Christmas Star photographed in my usual way indoors: as there were 4 blooms on this stem, I decided to go for a bird's eye view shot, so as to show all four.

My thanks to all who commented on University of Glasgow.

Ronnie.

Camera:Nikon D7000 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Nikon DX 18-200mm.
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Focal Length:56mm.
Aperture:f/20.0
Shutter Speed:1/6sec
Exposure Comp:-0.3
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Aperture
Metering Mode:CWA
Flash:No
White Balance:Auto.
Title:"Christmas Star"
Username:RonnieAG RonnieAG
Uploaded:25 Mar 2013 - 12:34 PM
Tags:'Christmas Star', Amaryllis, Available daylight only, B/g digitally altered, Flowers & plants, Indoor shot, White card reflector.
Votes:95

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
25 Mar 2013 - 12:37 PM

A wonderful pov, Ronnie, such a stunningly beautiful amaryllis, probably my favourite of all. Carol

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DicksPics
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25 Mar 2013 - 12:39 PM

This is a beautiful amaryllis and you have captured it to perfection, Rinnie!

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chrissie3
chrissie3  6 England
25 Mar 2013 - 12:40 PM

It's worked really well - quite beautiful.

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Fefe
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25 Mar 2013 - 12:42 PM

Stunning Ronnie, so sharpGrin
Diane

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
25 Mar 2013 - 12:44 PM

KS production house at its best Ronnie !! Really a stunning image !

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Badgerfred
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25 Mar 2013 - 12:47 PM

A beauty Ronnie,
Fred.

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TyChee
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25 Mar 2013 - 12:49 PM

Beautiful image!
Ty

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boov
boov  1 United Kingdom
25 Mar 2013 - 12:59 PM

Exceptional.....

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EAS
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25 Mar 2013 - 1:00 PM

So beautiful. Do like your "bird's eye view"!

Ann

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PattiW
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25 Mar 2013 - 1:22 PM

Gorgeous! A real stunner! Patti Smile

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CaroleS
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25 Mar 2013 - 1:23 PM

Excellent pov Ronnie to show all four blooms!
Carole

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Daisymaye
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25 Mar 2013 - 1:31 PM

A gorgeous flower. Love all the blooms......Sandy

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NaturesHaven
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25 Mar 2013 - 1:39 PM

Great angle and POV.................GrinGrinGrin

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Nikonuser1
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25 Mar 2013 - 1:40 PM

A great image RonnieSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

Cliff

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
25 Mar 2013 - 1:40 PM

You have worked your magic again ~ impressive piece of work.

Albert

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User_Removed
25 Mar 2013 - 1:45 PM

A beautiful capture & presentation.

Lucien

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
25 Mar 2013 - 1:50 PM

Excellent presentation Ronnie, colour, detail, composition superb.

John

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morpheus1955
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25 Mar 2013 - 1:54 PM

Stunning shot Ronnie, absolutely beautiful

Hugh

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Big_Beavis
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25 Mar 2013 - 1:57 PM

Cracking! shot Ronnie.

David

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danbrann
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25 Mar 2013 - 2:07 PM

A floral beauty Ronnie. So good.

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JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY
25 Mar 2013 - 2:24 PM

Excellent! This jumps out of the screen.
JNC

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jaktis
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25 Mar 2013 - 2:30 PM

Perfect POV to show all details

Peter

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NDODS
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25 Mar 2013 - 2:33 PM

A beautiful image of this so very beautiful flower. Pin sharp and perfect throughout with great colour and wonderful illumination Ronnie.

Regards Nathan Grin

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johnjo58
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25 Mar 2013 - 2:47 PM

Very beautiful indeed Ronnie

David

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WhiteRose1
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25 Mar 2013 - 2:47 PM

An unusual angle and superb clarity, Ronnie.

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rayme330
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25 Mar 2013 - 3:06 PM

Quite spectacular, Ronnie.

Ray

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christinecilia
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25 Mar 2013 - 3:22 PM

stunning macro shot great colours well done. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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Caziwinkles
25 Mar 2013 - 3:32 PM

Excellent image and presentation Ronnie - this is truly spectacular! Smile

Carol

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ali63
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25 Mar 2013 - 3:39 PM

Superb detail,

Ali GrinGrinGrinGrin

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LynneJoyce
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25 Mar 2013 - 3:55 PM

Wow Ronnie that's a corker. Did you have to stand on the kitchen worktop to get that?

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richmowil
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25 Mar 2013 - 4:21 PM

Nice Image!! I like it a lot!!

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GeorgePlatis
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25 Mar 2013 - 4:36 PM

Fabulous composition !
George

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Brian65
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25 Mar 2013 - 4:38 PM

Its a cracker Ronnie, looks like 3D, love it.
Brian

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accipiter
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25 Mar 2013 - 4:49 PM

A superb flower image Ronnie - you are a master at this genre. A

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achieverswales
25 Mar 2013 - 4:59 PM

Stunning viewpoint and superb clarity Ronnie.


Regards

Trev.

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EMJAYCEE
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25 Mar 2013 - 5:04 PM

Another superb KS studio poduction Ronnie.
Joan.

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JuBarney
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25 Mar 2013 - 5:15 PM

A really beautiful presentation
Ju

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OAKEY
OAKEY  6 United Kingdom
25 Mar 2013 - 5:38 PM

Fantastic close up Ronnie, fab colours against a back ground that really shows it of to its best, and the detail is magic very sharp throughout, i love it very well done.
Regards ShaunWink

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mikesmith
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25 Mar 2013 - 5:48 PM

A cracking capture Ronnie
Mike

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JohnChambersPhotography

Wow Ronnie the detail is outstanding so bright crisp and clean spot on exposer the whites perfect very nice indeed

John

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SUE118
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25 Mar 2013 - 6:15 PM

Beautifully captured.

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capto
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25 Mar 2013 - 6:15 PM

Now that's an eyeful. Excellent colour and detail.Smile

ivor

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netta1234
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25 Mar 2013 - 7:27 PM

Waaaaaw! Ronnie this is Gorgeous,I do like it a lot.Smile
NettaSmile

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Irishkate
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25 Mar 2013 - 7:45 PM

What a stunner already gained a GEA.
I can never believe the sharpness you get throughout with one image in that Studio!
Perfection Sir!
KateGrinGrinGrin

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bricurtis
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25 Mar 2013 - 7:48 PM

Beautiful. Stunning detail and colour Ronnie - congrats on the Awards - well deserved.
Brian.

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25 Mar 2013 - 7:55 PM

excellent Ronnie

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25 Mar 2013 - 9:29 PM

Eye-catching picture, superb composition and presentation, with the seamless black background really help to make the image jump out. Well done on this one!!

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pp1  1 England
25 Mar 2013 - 9:45 PM

Absolutely stunning Smile

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maggietear
25 Mar 2013 - 10:45 PM

Very delicate but with strong colours! A very beautiful specimen, enhanced by your capture of it, Ronnie!
Maggie

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teocali
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25 Mar 2013 - 11:24 PM

"Christmas Star" and a stunning star in its own right, Ronnie. Immaculate detail and superb petal textures and delicate tones. Superb POV, lighting and presentation.
Congratulations on the well deserved awards.
Sylvia

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25 Mar 2013 - 11:53 PM

Exceptional!!!!!!
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Ray42
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26 Mar 2013 - 6:48 AM

An excellent capture Ronnie - congratulations on all the awards - they are well deserved

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PhillipMinnis
26 Mar 2013 - 8:16 AM

A very striking image, Ronnie! Wonderful!

Congratulations on the heap of awards! Smile


Cheers

Phil

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canonfan
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26 Mar 2013 - 8:32 AM

Beautiful and pin sharp Ronnie
Jim

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xwang
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26 Mar 2013 - 10:28 AM

Interesting POV, I haven't seen before.. superb clarity, colour, and light as always. BTW, thank you for your comment on the balcony.

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sable
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26 Mar 2013 - 2:13 PM

Sorry can not say anything that has not already been said - CONGRATULATIONS on an exceptional image - Elizab eth xx

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nonur
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26 Mar 2013 - 9:18 PM

Ten out of ten, Ronnie. Super clarity and so beautiful.

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26 Mar 2013 - 10:22 PM

A stunning floral image Ronnie, this one fully deserves all the accolades it has receieved

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26 Mar 2013 - 10:38 PM

Beautiful 1st class Ronnie..Lin

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samarmishra
27 Mar 2013 - 5:15 PM

Hi Ronnie, I had missed this upload of yours' this is really a stunning and a beautiful amaryllis. Fantastic simply... congratulation for 9 user award....

samar....

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digital_boi
29 Mar 2013 - 12:04 PM

colour detail and light perfect Ronnie a very fine KS capture all awards well deserved

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