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Evening Primrose (Oenothera stricta sulphurea)

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Another image from Merriments. I like the backlit buds, although, sadly, I think the flower is a bit featureless except on the underside of the petals.
Thank you for looking in and for your time.
Ann

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 400D
Lens:EF70-200mm f/4L IS USM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Evening Primrose (Oenothera stricta sulphurea)
Username:AnnChown AnnChown
Uploaded:23 Aug 2011 - 10:05 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, Merriments
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Votes:44
Voters:debu · teocali · barbarahirst · ringyneck · RonnieAG · JOKEN · Rock · Ayoob · annettep38 · Chant57 · morpheus1955 · Anna62 · Ade_Osman · Scottishlandscapes · Joline · andylea · Richsr · mrswoolybill · Daisymaye · SlowSong · woolybill1 · cabbie · TONKSPHOTO · franken · gilbertmjake · ChiliMan · CaroleS · Niknut · Len1950 · EMJAYCEE · lifesnapper · jasonrwl · AlanPerkins · Silverzone · Alan_Baseley · JustDucky · kirkoid · soulofharmony · stokesy · EAS · MikeGreaves · nikshot · bricurtis · swanseamale47 ·
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debu
debu  5 India
23 Aug 2011 - 10:06 AM

Wonderful colourful image.
debu

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barbarahirst
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23 Aug 2011 - 10:14 AM

S simple ... but so very nice

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2011 - 10:21 AM

A beautifully captured floral shot, Ann........excellent lighting and detail.
Ronnie.

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23 Aug 2011 - 10:28 AM

Superb .

Rock

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Ayoob
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23 Aug 2011 - 10:33 AM

Great shot and beautiful capture....Grin

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2011 - 10:39 AM

lovely capture, the back lite goes well with the dark bud

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morpheus1955
23 Aug 2011 - 10:54 AM

Superb image Ann, fabulous vibrant colour and great light.

Hugh

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Anna62
Anna62  4 Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2011 - 11:33 AM

beautifully taken image Ann...love the faint purple and green in the background...just adds to the image Smile

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Scottishlandscapes Plus Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2011 - 12:16 PM

A delight to view Ann you're far too hard on your own work.

Dougie

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Joline
Joline Plus Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2011 - 12:16 PM

Beautiful rim lighting. The flower has texture and depth on my monitor, very lovely in fact.

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Richsr
Richsr Plus Member 890 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2011 - 1:17 PM

Good details and tones in this Ann, agree with Joline re the texture and depth.

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Daisymaye
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23 Aug 2011 - 1:57 PM

The light in this really is lovely. A beautiful image, well captured Ann............Sandy

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Willpower
Willpower  4241 forum posts United Kingdom
23 Aug 2011 - 3:13 PM

Cracking composition and good back lighting. Nicely done.

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franken
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23 Aug 2011 - 4:33 PM

Superb image Ann.

Ken

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gilbertmjake
23 Aug 2011 - 4:54 PM

Super image, great detail, nice one!

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2011 - 4:59 PM

Before reading your descrip, I found myself drawn to the lovely backlit furriness of the buds and stalks.

Don't worry about the flower. It doesn't always have to hog the limelight Smile

Andrew

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23 Aug 2011 - 5:07 PM

Such a lovely delicate image. Carole

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Niknut Plus Member 5918 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom64 Constructive Critique Points
23 Aug 2011 - 5:25 PM

Gorgeous shot !......wonderful clarity from the backlighting....1st class !

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23 Aug 2011 - 5:49 PM

Happy to be No. 30 for this beauty.
Joan.

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23 Aug 2011 - 6:23 PM

Gorgeous Ann, so bright and cheerful.

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23 Aug 2011 - 7:47 PM

Beautiful shot Ann
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JustDucky  4 Canada
24 Aug 2011 - 2:19 AM

very beautiful detail and well lit, beautiful image Ann
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24 Aug 2011 - 6:06 AM

Cracking capture, love the delicate detail of the petals.
Dave

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stokesy
stokesy  4 Scotland
24 Aug 2011 - 8:08 AM

missed this yesterday its a super image Ive just taken one in my neighbours garden so it will be on soon, well done, ronnie, nice lighting

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MikeGreaves
24 Aug 2011 - 10:00 PM

Beautifully done,great light,Ann Smile
Mike

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25 Aug 2011 - 3:28 PM

Light is usually the key element in an image Ann. This works perfectly.
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