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Back to flowers today!
This red and white dahlia was taken at Biddulph Grange, a National Trust Property in North Staffordshire.
Thanks to all who viewed, voted and commented on my 'Will he make it ....... Under the Bridge' upload - very much appreciated, as always!Smile
And a special thanks for the User Award from Fred(Badgerfred) - made my day!SmileSmile
Enjoy what remains of Thursday and have a great Friday!
Richard

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkII
Lens:EF24-105mm F/4L IS USM
Date Taken:6 Aug 2013 - 10:49 AM
Focal Length:105mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/9.0
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Dahlia at Biddulph Grange
Username:DicksPics DicksPics
Uploaded:29 Aug 2013 - 9:49 PM
Tags:Biddulph grange, Dahlias, Flowers & plants, Nation trust, Wildlife / nature
Votes:55

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Aug 2013 - 9:46 PM

Wow a wonderful floral image, great colour,

Ali GrinGrinSmileSmile

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achieverswales
29 Aug 2013 - 9:57 PM

Wonderful vibrant capture Richard, great defocused background.

Regards

Trev.

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fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Aug 2013 - 10:01 PM

A very lovely Dahlia. Gorgeous colour and detail, nicely taken and focused on where it matters.

Lavina

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2186 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Aug 2013 - 10:01 PM

A lovely coloured Dahlia with lovely water droplets and a great bgSmile
NettaSmile

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pentony
pentony  6 England
29 Aug 2013 - 10:01 PM

Beautiful.


Pau

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
29 Aug 2013 - 10:17 PM

A beauty Richard,
Fred.

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TyChee
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29 Aug 2013 - 10:27 PM

This is a real beauty!
Ty

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capto
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29 Aug 2013 - 10:29 PM

Gorgeous dahlia, love the water droplets.Smile

ivor

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Jenny-D
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29 Aug 2013 - 10:35 PM

Very beautiful!

Jenny Smile

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Tish1
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29 Aug 2013 - 10:41 PM

Arh, the King is back, long live the King Grin Beautifully composed as usual and the water droplets are the crowning glory


Tish

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JOKEN
JOKEN  5 United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
29 Aug 2013 - 10:47 PM

A beautiful bloom, complemented by excellent processing.
Ken

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johnlw
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29 Aug 2013 - 10:49 PM

A really ice flower with lovely detail and colour.
Regards John.

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Cavolfiore
29 Aug 2013 - 10:58 PM

Great shot. I have tried shooting flowers in the past, but they have never resulted in that little bit of extra magic that yours display.
Carlton.

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Caziwinkles
29 Aug 2013 - 10:59 PM

Wow - this is such a beautiful dahlia Richard. Perfect composition and excellent detail. Love it! Smile

Carol

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Nikonuser1
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29 Aug 2013 - 11:21 PM

A great capture Richard, great coloursSmile

Cliff

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Irishkate
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29 Aug 2013 - 11:56 PM

What an amazing creation of nature Richard - beautiful set against the green b/g.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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RonnieAG
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30 Aug 2013 - 1:50 AM

Stunning even as a thumbnail, Richard, but viewed large, WOW.......what a super image of this two tone pom-pom dahlia.
Ronnie.

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Lynniesefforts
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30 Aug 2013 - 2:19 AM

What a beautiful stunning image Richard.. I love how the yellow centre just peeks through, and the flower itself has a real eye catching pattern... Love it GrinGrin

Lynette GrinGrin

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
30 Aug 2013 - 4:39 AM

Such a lovely flower this Richard !! Super image Smile

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Jeddahknight111
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30 Aug 2013 - 5:25 AM

Simply a lovey photo, I like it.Smile

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CarolG
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30 Aug 2013 - 6:07 AM

A stunning dahlia, Richard, and a perfect capture and presentation. Carol

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LynneJoyce
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30 Aug 2013 - 6:42 AM

All of the above - stunning flower portrait.

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NDODS
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30 Aug 2013 - 7:56 AM

Stunning and so much more Richard

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
30 Aug 2013 - 8:44 AM

Wow Richard this is great, colour, light, detail, presentation superb.

John

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30 Aug 2013 - 8:52 AM

Exceptional work, Richard. So beautiful!

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rayme330
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30 Aug 2013 - 8:57 AM

Super shot Richard, love the sympathetically coloured framing.

Ray

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EMJAYCEE
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30 Aug 2013 - 9:13 AM

Perfect even down to the little jewels of water droplets.
Joan.

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DixClix
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30 Aug 2013 - 10:45 AM

Lovely image ****, looks so perfect that it could be artificial!
Mick

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Stephen_B
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30 Aug 2013 - 1:09 PM

Lovely composition and detail Richard

Well done

Steve

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30 Aug 2013 - 1:45 PM

A very lovely close-up, Richard Wink
Trev Smile

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30 Aug 2013 - 1:58 PM

Loely image....Grin

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30 Aug 2013 - 4:53 PM

Wonderful image!

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Chinga
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31 Aug 2013 - 1:37 AM

It's as if you placed a water dropplet inside each pettle! Wonderful image with superb colour!
IB

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