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Good morning, I am just watching the most beautiful sunrise........
A flower capture from yesterday on a visit to Kirstenbosch gardens....have a great dayGrinGrinGrin

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D5100 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:70-300mm f/4-5.6 G
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:13 May 2013 - 11:21 AM
Focal Length:240mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.9
Aperture:f/5.0
Shutter Speed:1/800sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Double delight
Username:ColleenA ColleenA
Uploaded:14 May 2013 - 6:18 AM
Tags:Flowers & plants, Kirstenbosch gardens
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pollisher
pollisher  1 Scotland
14 May 2013 - 6:25 AM

A double wow indeed. Fantastic. Smile

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 697 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2013 - 6:38 AM

Another beauty Colleen, lovely work.

Andy

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
14 May 2013 - 6:48 AM

Greetings from God's chosen frozen !! Cold and heavy mist here this morning - I suppose the sun has risen and is shining somewhere Smile What a lovely image Colleen - really excellent !!

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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  1 India1 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2013 - 6:49 AM

Very beautiful picture superbly captured.

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2013 - 6:55 AM

A beautiful bloom!

Richard

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WesternRed
WesternRed e2 Member 3WesternRed vcard Australia
14 May 2013 - 7:01 AM

A great image I like the double effect with good detail in the subject.
Well done. WesternRed.

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Caziwinkles
14 May 2013 - 7:05 AM

Bloomin' lovely Colleen. Gorgeous colour! Superb capture! Smile

Carol

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User_Removed
14 May 2013 - 7:13 AM

A lovely image to brighten up the day, thank you Colleen.
Alf.

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6515 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2013 - 7:18 AM

A beautiful flower to accompany that sunrise Colleen. - gary

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gwynn56
gwynn56  259 forum posts England
14 May 2013 - 7:19 AM

nice capture , hope you bring the sun with you when you come over Smile

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2013 - 7:20 AM

Wish I was there watching with you. A beautiful capture of a beautiful flower.

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anglingandyq
14 May 2013 - 7:21 AM

Lovely and vibrant well cspttured ColleenSmile

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
14 May 2013 - 8:07 AM

Beautiful image, super composition,
Fred.

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 1Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2013 - 8:22 AM

Super image Colleen, great colourSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile


Cliff

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CHRISB911
CHRISB911  854 forum posts1 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2013 - 8:40 AM

great selective focussing Colleen, and bokeh is amazing
CornishChris

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Tish1
Tish1 e2 Member 1Tish1 vcard United Kingdom
14 May 2013 - 8:51 AM

Double delight indeed, is this the one you are going to submit? It's vibrant, sharp where it needs to be, soft where it should be and as previously stated the bokeh [I know how to pronounce that nowTongue] is brilliant, it's a winner for me.

Tish

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2155 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2013 - 8:54 AM

Yes Tish this is the image, thought I would test it out here first....GrinGrin

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jdinne
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14 May 2013 - 9:07 AM

Colour, detail, dof excellent superbly presented Colleen

John

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2013 - 9:15 AM

Beautiful; shot, fabulous vibrant colour and excellent detail

Hugh

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mauriceegan
14 May 2013 - 10:20 AM

Beautiful image Colleen, simply stunning
Maurice

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digital_boi
14 May 2013 - 10:50 AM

fine detail and colour Colleen

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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debu
debu  4 India
14 May 2013 - 11:15 AM

Lovely image and great composition too.
debu

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kuvailija
kuvailija e2 Member 2kuvailija vcard Finland
14 May 2013 - 11:38 AM

You have that something with flowers , Colleen. In your fingertips and head, or what ever!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin Very well done again!SmileSmileSmileSmile --- Jukka.

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sparrowhawk
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14 May 2013 - 11:52 AM

a stunner for sure

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franken
franken e2 Member 113029 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2013 - 12:10 PM

Very nice.

Ken

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  1 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2013 - 12:22 PM

Stunning Colleen - super composition and colour.

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taggart
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14 May 2013 - 1:05 PM

Brilliant in color and composition!

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capto
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14 May 2013 - 1:46 PM

Great composition and all round excellent quality.Smile

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2013 - 2:49 PM

Very well presented,

Ali GrinGrin

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TrevBatWCC
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14 May 2013 - 5:31 PM

A stunning colourful shot, Colleen, very beautiful indeed Wink
Trev Smile

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GeorgePlatis
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14 May 2013 - 6:04 PM

Excellent capture!
George

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
14 May 2013 - 6:22 PM

A brilliant capture, Colleen.
Effrossini

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tomcat
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14 May 2013 - 6:25 PM

The front one is well complimented by the OOF rear one

Adrian

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2142 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2013 - 6:38 PM

brilliant imageSmile
nettaSmile

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Trevhas
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14 May 2013 - 8:28 PM

Another excellent image Colleen to add to your increasing pf, your style (off centre comp) is evolving nicely and some of your recent images deserve to be in an exhibition !! Fantastic !.
Trevor.

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ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
14 May 2013 - 8:39 PM

Very beautiful picture

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14 May 2013 - 9:35 PM

Love the vibrant orange colour and the out of focus one which you have included in the background

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sweetpea62
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14 May 2013 - 10:01 PM

A stunning image..Lin

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Jocelia
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15 May 2013 - 4:09 AM

Wow! what a head and such a beautifull rich colourÖ...GrinGrinGrinGrin

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Ayoob
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15 May 2013 - 1:47 PM

Gorgeous shot.....Grin

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