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Two red tulips photographed indoors in natural light.

Camera:Canon EOS5D
Lens:Tamron SP90mm Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:Digital (ISO50) RAW
Title:Embrace
Username:johnjohn01 johnjohn01
Uploaded:12 Feb 2007 - 11:04 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, General, Macro, Tulip, Tulipa
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franken
franken e2 Member 112913 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
12 Feb 2007 - 12:06 PM

Simply superb! I love the presentation.

Ken

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mickf1
mickf1  7 England
12 Feb 2007 - 1:05 PM

Lovely capture, like the presentation and colours.
Mick

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Possum
Possum  7148 forum posts England
12 Feb 2007 - 4:37 PM

Really elegant composition, and the light on the tulips is superb.
Allie

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akh
akh e2 Member 101138 forum postsakh vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
12 Feb 2007 - 5:47 PM

Nice idea but not too keen on the BG.
Tony

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LisaRose
LisaRose  7172 forum posts United States4 Constructive Critique Points
12 Feb 2007 - 8:05 PM

I think this is fantastic. Love the way you have positioned the flowers for the embraced look. The coloring is rich and excellent. The b/g is a wonderful contrast for the colors.

Lisa

Congrats on the EC..I am jealous! Grin

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conrad
conrad e2 Member 910870 forum postsconrad vcard 116 Constructive Critique Points
12 Feb 2007 - 9:10 PM

Now there's an interesting flower arrangement! I like it!

Conrad

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backbeat
backbeat e2 Member 8134 forum postsbackbeat vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Feb 2007 - 10:08 PM

wonderfully original

well done on the EC

phil

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chrissd
chrissd  8304 forum posts United Kingdom
13 Feb 2007 - 5:28 AM

now thats different, congrats on EC John
chris

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AnnaBanana
AnnaBanana e2 Member 7119 forum postsAnnaBanana vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Feb 2007 - 6:36 PM

Superb work John! Many congratulations on a well-deserved EC.

Anna Smile

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martinproe
13 Feb 2007 - 9:21 PM

very clever and witty, love it!

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blackbird
blackbird  7159 forum posts United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
13 Feb 2007 - 10:47 PM

ingenious!
beautiful textures on the tulips too

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Mavis
Mavis e2 Member 12143 forum postsMavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Feb 2007 - 9:55 AM

Really beautiful John . I would think the Tulips are against a blue sky . Lovely colours and composition . xx

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User_Removed
19 Feb 2007 - 8:49 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful image being selected as POTW John. I missed it in the gallery. Well done.

Mike

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dazzaman
dazzaman  7570 forum posts England
19 Feb 2007 - 8:55 AM

simply stunning
well done on the HC.

regards
daz

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Hoffy
Hoffy e2 Member 9212 forum postsHoffy vcard England16 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2007 - 9:17 AM

Great image, made me smile.

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mad-dogs
mad-dogs  112201 forum posts England
19 Feb 2007 - 10:48 AM

Well thought out and executed. I think it is the best PotW so far this year.

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thorn
thorn  9124 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2007 - 10:49 AM

Great title,elegant and exquisitely set.It's all been said.Congratulations on PoTW and your EC award,so well deserved.Take care.AnnSmile

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johnjohn01
johnjohn01  1258 forum posts England
19 Feb 2007 - 11:15 AM

Thanks for all the comments. POTW! Thanks Pete, I'm stunned as this is the third time I've had that honour.

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mellyleth
mellyleth  10212 forum posts United Kingdom
19 Feb 2007 - 11:53 AM

Well done John! Nice to see something a bit different. Congrats on your third POTW!!!

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johnjohn01
johnjohn01  1258 forum posts England
19 Feb 2007 - 4:34 PM

Thanks Melanie

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liparig
liparig  9233 forum posts United States
19 Feb 2007 - 5:09 PM

wow amazing shot they seem alive well done and composed. Congrats on your POTW.
Joe

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neonknight
19 Feb 2007 - 5:53 PM

Click totally stunning very nice work,John

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dreamflower
19 Feb 2007 - 6:54 PM

stunning and beautiful...

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proberts  10218 forum posts Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2007 - 9:06 PM

Well done and congrats on another POTW John :0)
Andrew.

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scott_jessuk
19 Feb 2007 - 9:08 PM

Such a great shot John, great idea and one which has brought you some great success. Well done on the EC and even better with the photo of the week. Would love that more than anything on here one day.

Scott

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landandlight
19 Feb 2007 - 9:29 PM

wonderful image, well deserved.

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GregorP
GregorP  9 Slovenia
21 Feb 2007 - 10:29 AM

Stunning shot !!! One of the best here...
Congrat on EC award !

Gregor

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gitta
gitta  7 Finland
21 Feb 2007 - 6:39 PM

I'm new here so haven't seen many fotos yet here but like the compo - brilliant - congrats for POTW.

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pcjackso
pcjackso Junior Member 8
21 Feb 2007 - 10:33 PM

A cracking shot
Pauline

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tuhin
tuhin  7
22 Feb 2007 - 10:18 AM

Beautiful shot.

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Leicadreamer
23 Feb 2007 - 5:31 PM

Perfect in every way, congratulations on EC award, you should very feel proud.

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Maddie
Maddie  82714 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Feb 2007 - 5:59 PM

well done John, photo of the week aswell

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amandapooh
24 Feb 2007 - 8:51 PM

Fantastic image!!!

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 6337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2007 - 5:51 PM

Wonderful title for this image
Helen

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Mikelane
Mikelane  6 Wales
6 Sep 2007 - 8:50 PM

Stunning capture .
Mike

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Kassia
Kassia  6 United States
19 Nov 2007 - 2:15 PM

Very creative still life

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jimmy-walton
26 Aug 2010 - 4:44 PM

Reminded me of Paavo Merikukka's work.....well done

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