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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 Plus Member 123481 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  9 England
12 Feb 2007 - 1:05 PM

Lovely capture, like the presentation and colours.
Mick

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Possum
Possum  8148 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 Plus Member 111151 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  8172 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  1010882 forum posts116 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  9134 forum posts 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  9304 forum posts United Kingdom
13 Feb 2007 - 5:28 AM

now thats different, congrats on EC John
chris

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AnnaBanana
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  8159 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 Plus Member 13143 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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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  8630 forum posts England
19 Feb 2007 - 8:55 AM

simply stunning
well done on the HC.

regards
daz

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Hoffy
Hoffy  10262 forum posts England16 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2007 - 9:17 AM

Great image, made me smile.

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mad-dogs  122201 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  10124 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  1358 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  11212 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  1358 forum posts England
19 Feb 2007 - 4:34 PM

Thanks Melanie

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liparig
liparig  10233 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
neonknight  10 United Kingdom
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  11218 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  10 Slovenia
21 Feb 2007 - 10:29 AM

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

Gregor

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gitta  8 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 Junior Member 9
21 Feb 2007 - 10:33 PM

A cracking shot
Pauline

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tuhin
tuhin  8
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  102715 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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weeshuttermonkey

Fantastic image!!!

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helenlinda Plus Member 7342 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2007 - 5:51 PM

Wonderful title for this image
Helen

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

Stunning capture .
Mike

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Kassia
Kassia  7 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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