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Dandy in the Grass

First, thank you to Philip_H for his User Award for 'Orange Blossoms'--- Such a pleasing nod!

Second--- Narragansett is a town, a beach, a bay and a Native American tribe-- all located in the southern part of Rhode Island, USA. Thanks to those who were interested enough to ask or look it up! (We were visiting children and grands who live near Narragansett) I have NO IDEA what the THING is--just thought t had a great face!

Hopefully, there will be no particular questions about what this image is all about.....
Thanks for looking in!

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:AF-S VR Micro-NIKKOR 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:13 Apr 2012 - 5:16 PM
Focal Length:105mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.1
Aperture:f/13.0
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
Title:Dandy in the Grass
Username:taggart taggart
Uploaded:16 Apr 2012 - 12:11 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, General, Humour / fun, Specialist / abstract, Wildlife / nature
Votes:60

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debu
debu  4 India
16 Apr 2012 - 12:15 AM

Lovely image.
debu

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2012 - 12:18 AM

looks like a painted background, natures brush has drawn the fresh green lines Smile

great composition... I noticed you changed your macro lens?

mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2012 - 12:48 AM

Missed yesterdays Jenn,so just been playing catch up !!
Grotty and gritty yesterday,
pristine and soft today !!
Good shot.
Mick.

gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6515 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2012 - 12:58 AM

Great macro work. - gary

saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2012 - 1:16 AM

Beautiful and lovely image with fine detail,well done,
Saeid

gajewski
gajewski e2 Member 9gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2012 - 2:52 AM

The diagonal blades of grass make a nice background. Great light on the dandelion.
-=\Walter

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2012 - 3:44 AM

Lovely light and very good detail............Sandy

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom97 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2012 - 6:16 AM


Quote: The diagonal blades of grass make a nice background. Great light on the dandelion.
-=\Walter

Exactly.

mikemullumby
16 Apr 2012 - 6:29 AM

Beautifully presented.

marktc
marktc e2 Member 342 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2012 - 6:50 AM

A super image Jenn, I love the strong lines of the grass, softened by the dandelion seed. The detail in the seed is beautiful with that lovely light playing on it. Top notch stuff.

andylea
andylea e2 Member 537 forum postsandylea vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2012 - 7:29 AM

brilliant detail jenn wonderful colours and tones love the light a cracker nice one Wink
andy

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7391 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom954 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2012 - 7:29 AM

Love the diagonals - and the way they catch the light!
Moira

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2012 - 7:38 AM

The green diagonals and the contrasting purple flowers show this seed head off beautifully!
Ann

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41021 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England132 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2012 - 7:45 AM

Lovely bit of lighting and the background is excellent.

Dave

CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 429 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2012 - 8:32 AM

Nope - looks like a very well captured dandelion seed head to meGrinGrin Carole

morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2012 - 8:43 AM

Super image Jenn, fabulous light and detail

Hugh

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2012 - 8:52 AM

We will no doubt see many of these this year Jennn. Congrats on being first !!
Ron

Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2012 - 9:08 AM

Nature has prvided a lovely b/g for the dandelion.
Sets it off very well.Lovely light and shade.
Got an abstract feel to it all.
KateGrin

NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32816 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2012 - 9:55 AM

A very beautiful image, superb composition, of the highest standard.

Regards Nathan

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 6FeatherFriend vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2012 - 10:13 AM

Like the detail and diagonals here Jenn,
Geoff.

Herge88
Herge88 e2 Member 736 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2012 - 12:00 PM

Great detail in such a delicate subject, well done Jenn.

Best Matt

ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 7135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2012 - 12:28 PM

I am confused about this image, Jennnn. What is a 'Dandy' and why is its head so fluffy?

...
..
.

KIDDING!!

Wink

Beautifully composed and of course, WONderful light captured, Jennnn Smile

Andrew

prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2012 - 1:18 PM

Beautiful indeed.

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2012 - 4:33 PM

love it and the hint of blue in the b/g

JohnChambersPhotography

It's a great capture, with very detail like the way it stands out from the background, super shot.

John

Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2012 - 6:44 PM

Good shot Jenn
like the angles here and so much detail
lillian

MalcolmS
MalcolmS e2 Member 81061 forum postsMalcolmS vcard England13 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2012 - 6:52 PM

Like the balance of this shot Jenn, terrific saturated greens and the delicacy of the seeds are well served by the sharpness of the shot.

Malcolm

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2012 - 7:55 PM

Seems to be floating in space and deciding to land in the grass. Lovely detail and colour Jenn.
Joan.

exposure
exposure e2 Member 101307 forum postsexposure vcard England
16 Apr 2012 - 10:27 PM

A Beautiful exposure, detail, light & image Jennnnn
Pauline.

AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 6602 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States41 Constructive Critique Points
17 Apr 2012 - 3:04 AM

Very appealing with the diagonals here Jenn.

Anne

LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
17 Apr 2012 - 4:15 PM

'{5 STARs * * * * *} & beautiful Macro Image Frame!' ~ Peter Wink

Mavis
Mavis e2 Member 12143 forum postsMavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Apr 2012 - 9:56 PM

Lovely shapes and patterns Jennnnn . They look so good together . All for now will be with my daughter in England tomorrow xxx

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