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..........a queen of the night tulip from the garden on a black background.
All comments and advice welcome.Take care.AnnSmile
Thankyou for all your kind support,comments and encouragement on yesterdays photograph.AnnSmile

Camera:Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z10
Lens:macro
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Dark on Dark.................
Username:thorn thorn
Uploaded:21 May 2007 - 12:17 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, General, On black, Queen of the night, Tulip
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Mavis
Mavis Plus Member 12143 forum postsMavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2007 - 12:25 AM

HA I was fooled Ann . Didn't expect it to be yours . Quite beautiful . Plenty of detail and it gleams like satin . xxx

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LisaRose
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21 May 2007 - 12:31 AM

Nice detail, I like how the center is out of focus.
Lisa

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JimV
JimV Plus Member 8JimV vcard Canada3 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2007 - 2:32 AM

Perfect Ann, beautifully photographed, excellent focus, but I have to admit I'm not so keen on this frame you've been using lately.
Rgds., Jim

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TyChee
TyChee Plus Member 10210 forum postsTyChee vcard United States1 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2007 - 3:11 AM

Hi Ann, I love the deep colors in this one!

Ty

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jaktis
jaktis Plus Member 1184 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
21 May 2007 - 6:56 AM

Dramatic composition and presentation

Peter

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RobinF
RobinF  883 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2007 - 7:29 AM

Dramatic, with lovely lighting and colour Ann. - Robin

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Paul_cats
Paul_cats Plus Member 961 forum postsPaul_cats vcard Scotland22 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2007 - 7:50 AM

I really like this one Ann. Super lighting colour and focus.
Paul

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Marian
Marian  962 forum posts England
21 May 2007 - 8:26 AM

Usually, people focus on the center of flowers, but not you .... you have focused on the outside petals, making a the picture different! Good Work.
Marian

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Richsr
Richsr Plus Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England212 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2007 - 9:08 AM

Like the deep colours and light on this image.
R.

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BertC Plus Member 829 forum postsBertC vcard Malta
21 May 2007 - 11:52 AM

Fantastic !!!
Bert

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panda
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21 May 2007 - 12:21 PM

Hi Ann, like the understated lighting here, and the rich colours.

Regards Phil

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DolphinLady
DolphinLady Plus Member 854 forum postsDolphinLady vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2007 - 12:28 PM

Now what advice could I possibly give you AnnSmile
This is absolutely wonderful.
You have gone from yesterdays light, to todays dark with no problems at all.
This is so perfect...to me anyway.
She is a lovely tulip.
Well done.
HilarySmile

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thorn
thorn Plus Member 10124 forum poststhorn vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2007 - 12:59 PM

Hi Mavis,Lisa,Jim,Ty,Peter,Robin,Paul,Marian,Richard,Bert,Phil and Hilary,thankyou all for your kind comments,support and encouragement.Take care.AnnSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

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Mari
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21 May 2007 - 1:47 PM

Just beautiful, Ann - love the colour and background, a lovely shot - hope you are well.

Mari :0)

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iajacks
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21 May 2007 - 2:16 PM

a very well put together close up that as a abstract feel of flashes of colour in a dark place.

well done ian

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Phoebecat
Phoebecat Plus Member 9Phoebecat vcard Italy
21 May 2007 - 2:17 PM

Most mysterious - love the dark shades. Is that really teh inside of the tulip or a hound you pasted in!!

Matt

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bricurtis
bricurtis Plus Member 91935 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2007 - 2:28 PM

Hi Ann. I like the way the light picks up the sheen of the dark rich colour. Nice shape to the image too.
Brian.

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dianah
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21 May 2007 - 3:13 PM

Ooh Ann..this is very sultry!! A wonderful shot with such dark colours..the petals look like velvet.Quite abstract too..love it.
Di

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AlanBW
AlanBW Plus Member 9AlanBW vcard England
21 May 2007 - 3:47 PM

Works a treat, love the colour and the velvety sheen

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JouŠo
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21 May 2007 - 4:02 PM

gorgeous work, Ann...

Jouko

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mairit
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21 May 2007 - 4:53 PM

beautiful..........stunnin................mairi

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2007 - 5:17 PM

You have a good eye for this sort of shot-- Love how you have done this image!


Jennnnn

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RoddBC
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21 May 2007 - 6:53 PM

wonderful shot Ann, comp, colour and presentation are all first class.

Rodd

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21 May 2007 - 7:14 PM

Ann, this is beautiful.

Derek

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Norma
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21 May 2007 - 7:32 PM

Stunning colour Ann, nicely seen

Norma

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thorn
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21 May 2007 - 9:50 PM

Hi Mari,Ian,Matt,Brian,Di,Alan,Jouko,Mairi,Jennnnn,Rodd,Derek,Norma,thankyou all for your kind comments,support and encouragement.Take care.AnnSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

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daringdaphne
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21 May 2007 - 9:58 PM

Totally original: who else would think of black on black. Super lighting. Works well.


(*.*)D.

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Dotrob
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21 May 2007 - 11:11 PM

Love the colour,detail and presentation.
Dot

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thorn
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21 May 2007 - 11:33 PM

Hi Daphne and Dot,thankyou for your kind comments,support and encouragement.Take care.AnnSmileSmile

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trissie
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22 May 2007 - 8:52 AM

Beautiful colour, superb detail and a lovely capture.

Trish x

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bliba
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22 May 2007 - 9:48 AM

really beautiful

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25 May 2007 - 2:25 PM

Execllent composition and presentation Ann well done.

steve.

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25 May 2007 - 9:12 PM

This great shot really appeals to me.

Rock

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firzhugh
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25 May 2007 - 9:14 PM

I love the composition and the dark tones

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Pegon
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25 May 2007 - 10:47 PM

A belting shot Ann, I love the lighting.
Pete.

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chrissd
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26 May 2007 - 4:44 AM

just beautiful
chris

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FlutrByShutrBy Plus Member 8FlutrByShutrBy vcard United States
26 May 2007 - 3:31 PM

Beautiful Image Anne. Vey well captured and the black makes it even more stunning. Well done. Jenn

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Adrian_Reynolds
Adrian_Reynolds Plus Member 10202 forum postsAdrian_Reynolds vcard Scotland
28 May 2007 - 10:35 PM

That's a beautiful image Ann, love the low light and colour mix, great shot, Adrian

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dalischone
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23 Jun 2007 - 11:26 AM

Fantastic shot Ann, love the strong velvety colours and textures of the tulip.

Tracy

PS - Hope this finds you well.

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22 Jul 2007 - 8:55 AM

Love the deep tones here Ann.Great.
Tom.

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