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A week ago I bought a fern in a hanging basket purely for the foliage. There were no signs of flowers, and I did not expect any. So today I was very surprised to see loads of buds had appeared that were opening into these delicate little blooms. Am very pleased with this purchase.

I hope you all had a great weekend.

Jackie

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 300D
Lens:Canon EF 100mm 1:2.8 Macro
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:10 Jun 2012 - 11:29 AM
Focal Length:100mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/4.0
Shutter Speed:1/60sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Auto, Fired, Red-eye reduction
Title:Fern Flower
Username:ElmsArt ElmsArt
Uploaded:11 Jun 2012 - 6:54 AM
Tags:Flowers & plants, Macro.
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Votes:26
Voters:nonur · chavender · Andysnapper · SUE118 · annettep38 · gazlowe · AnnChown · WhiteRose1 · gwynn56 · NaturesHaven · franken · sherring · canonfan · barbarahirst · Niknut · mikbee · Redpoll · Kim Walton · RonnieAG · User_Removed · LynneJoyce · andylea · madmatt · reflectionsinlight · lostnspace2011 · georgiepoolie ·
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nonur
nonur Plus Member 6nonur vcard Turkey9 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2012 - 7:07 AM

I would never ever think of flowering ferns! Lovely starry flowers, shot so well, thank you for sharing!SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 4191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2012 - 7:31 AM

The first real flower I've seen on a fern. Ours carry their pollen under the leaves like the powder on fools of cap, bout 3-5 on each leaf
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I might have been tempted to enhance the contrast and detail a bit.

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AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2012 - 7:42 AM

How very beautiful. Like your presentation.
Ann

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51357 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England145 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2012 - 8:24 AM

Lovely colours, Jackie, and excellently presented.

Dave

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franken
franken Plus Member 123521 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2012 - 9:17 AM

Lovely work.

Ken

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2012 - 2:44 PM

such a delicate image....
good presentation as an extra

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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jun 2012 - 11:37 PM

My wife loves these hanging baskets Jackie,and she always asks me to take some shots of them.
I always end up with no flowers,but all the little rusty bits on the chains !!
A soft and gentle one here.
But my wife is never so soft and gentle when she sees the pics of her hanging baskets !!
Mick.

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Redpoll  4 Wales
13 Jun 2012 - 10:03 PM

Lovely image Jackie, the white, orange ang green blend very nicely. Steve Smile

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Kim Walton
Kim Walton Plus Member 11145 forum postsKim Walton vcard United Kingdom30 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2012 - 12:10 AM

A nice image but your light is very flat.
Ask someone to hold a piece of paper or polystyrene to one side to add a little light .
Move it around till you get the light you want.
This will give it more definition /depth

Hope this helps
Kim

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2012 - 3:17 AM

This is a first for me too, never having seen a fern flowering, and you have made a fine job of capturing the 'event', Jackie, making good use of limited DOF from your wide open aperture setting.
Ronnie.

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 7LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2012 - 7:11 AM

Very pretty and beautifully presented.

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2012 - 8:26 AM

wonderful colour and detail jackie love the presentation a beauty nice one Wink
andy

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creamy DOF

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lostnspace2011
14 Jun 2012 - 1:49 PM

A lovely shaped flower and nicely captured Jackie. Smile

Mark

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