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This is dedicated to Mavis, who very kindly sent me a root of her Japanese anemone from Ireland. Despite being so hot and dry here, this year it has rewarded me with a number of blooms. Hope everyone has a good weekend, and for those in the UK, enjoy the Bank Holiday Smile

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:for Mavis
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:24 Aug 2013 - 5:14 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, Flower, Flowers & plants, General, Japanese anemone, Macro
Votes:71
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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2013 - 5:30 AM

Two lovely images. That was very nice of Mavis to send you the root and now look how well it has done..........Sandy

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Mollycat
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24 Aug 2013 - 5:38 AM

Well done Mavis. Lovely image.

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fificat100
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24 Aug 2013 - 6:26 AM

SO pretty. V1 takes my vote, Carol.

Lavina

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2204 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2013 - 6:45 AM

What a beautiful flower Carol, I had to look for your name this morning to ID your upload as I always look for a critter and not one in sight.... 2 great captures but V1 is superb, love the stamens

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2013 - 6:51 AM

The light, details and colours are superb in these, especially V1. I keep saying I'll get a root of this lovely plant every year at this time. Somehow 10 years after I left it behind in my old garden, I'm still saying it! Grin

Ann

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2013 - 7:01 AM

brilliant detail carol wonderful colours and light two belters nice ones Wink
andy

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Philip_H
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24 Aug 2013 - 7:05 AM

V1 stands out for me, Carol - lovely detail, comp and presentation.

P.

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DicksPics
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24 Aug 2013 - 7:11 AM

Two well detailed and colourful images, Carol.

Richard

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Danny1970
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24 Aug 2013 - 7:16 AM

lovely images, great light,colour and detail.

Danny

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Hermanus
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24 Aug 2013 - 7:28 AM

Two lovely images of this delicate beauty Carol !! Now you can send me a root as well to keep the chain moving Smile

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ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 354 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2013 - 7:31 AM

I've just wasted two hours of my life looking for the bug, Carol Grin.
Lovely subject, well taken.

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LynneJoyce
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24 Aug 2013 - 7:51 AM

Two lovely detailed flower images.

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HuddersfieldHil
HuddersfieldHil e2 Member 1HuddersfieldHil vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2013 - 7:55 AM

v1 for me Carol BeautifulSmileSmile

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2013 - 8:05 AM

Nice shots of this Japanese anemone, Carol: we had some a year or so back but I got rid of it as it invaded all the other herbaceous plants around, roots spreading all over the shop.
Ronnie.

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8530 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1094 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2013 - 8:13 AM

How delightful. I know of a few plants that have travelled courtesy of the site, it's a nice off-shoot. So to speak.
Moira

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barbarahirst
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24 Aug 2013 - 8:16 AM

Such a beauty

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
24 Aug 2013 - 8:23 AM

Beautiful images Carol,
Fred.

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moiral
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24 Aug 2013 - 8:32 AM

WEll captured shots of this lovely flower. Moira

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prabhusinha
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24 Aug 2013 - 9:04 AM

A rare beauty.

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 96185 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2013 - 9:08 AM

Mornin' Carol
Three cheers for Mavis, I sayGrin

A morning of consistent rain here, but still warmSmile

Adrian

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GeorgePlatis
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24 Aug 2013 - 9:32 AM

Fabulous images, excellent captured!
George

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Mavis
Mavis e2 Member 12143 forum postsMavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2013 - 9:58 AM

Thank you so much Carol , I too was looking for the bug . I had mine all dug out as they had even invaded the lawn or so I thought ! This year I have two pieces flowering again ! When they have flowered I will dig them out & place in a pot. So lovely but so invasive ! Your images as usual are masterpieces . xx

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rontear
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24 Aug 2013 - 10:34 AM

Colourful and bright Carol ( unlike the Bank Holiday weather, rain !!!)
Ron.

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 431 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom76 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2013 - 11:17 AM

Beautifully sharp and the stamen are crystal clear - we have these in our garden
and they are lovely to photograph back or front or sidewise!
KateGrinGrinGrin

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lonely_oryx
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24 Aug 2013 - 11:29 AM

I love the lighting in v1

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TonyDy
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24 Aug 2013 - 11:52 AM

Lovely shots, Carol - mine are just coming into flower - glad yours survived.
Tony

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CaroleS
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24 Aug 2013 - 11:52 AM

Nice to see it thriving, they do spread well but are easily controlled and are just so prettySmile

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Joline
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24 Aug 2013 - 12:25 PM

So lovely....the hands of friendship reach across oceans on this site. A beautiful symbol of that gift.

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bobsblues
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24 Aug 2013 - 12:44 PM

Magical shots Carol such excellent detail. SmileSmile
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EMJAYCEE
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24 Aug 2013 - 12:59 PM

Lovely images Carol.
Joan.

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Quoise
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24 Aug 2013 - 1:46 PM

How's that liquorice allsort tree coming along? Wink

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24 Aug 2013 - 2:01 PM

We have lots of these in the garden Carol, a very photogenic subject,
Geoff.

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EileenH
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24 Aug 2013 - 2:57 PM

Two lovely images Smile

Eileen

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Brian65
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24 Aug 2013 - 4:25 PM

Beautiful Carol, im sure Mavis will love it.
Brian

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2013 - 4:38 PM

Two super captures of this pretty flower, Carol - how kind of Mavis to send you these Wink
Trev Smile

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ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 9ChristineD vcard England
24 Aug 2013 - 5:48 PM

Two lovely images and kindness of Mavis

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basith
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24 Aug 2013 - 5:51 PM

lovely images Carol.
V1 for me.

Basith

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2013 - 5:57 PM

So lovely, all the travelling flowers across EPZ GrinGrin Just saw Jennnn's lily on Joline's upload and now this.

Carol, these are two STUNNING captures especially the amazing one in V1. Wowww.

You wield that camera sooo well Smile

Andrew

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jaktis
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24 Aug 2013 - 5:59 PM

The composition in v1 is a real cracker with the contrasting colours

Peter

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evelen
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24 Aug 2013 - 6:13 PM

two lovely images Carol bet Mavis is pleased it has grown there .
eve.Smile

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colmar
colmar e2 Member 742 forum postscolmar vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2013 - 7:16 PM

Two wonderful detailed images but for me version one is leading the way the angle of the shot does it for me, beautiful detail many thanks for sharing it. Colin

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dmhuynh72
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24 Aug 2013 - 7:55 PM

excellent shot and v1 for me today.
regards
Yung

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8831 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1638 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2013 - 8:00 PM

Excellent, V1 for me. We could have a Flower Swap Shop on EPZ, don't you think? Seeds must be so easy to send through the post, too.

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marktc
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24 Aug 2013 - 9:49 PM

Beautiful pair of images Carol.

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Potra
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25 Aug 2013 - 1:38 AM

Gorgeous flowers you have Carol!
M

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lifesnapper
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25 Aug 2013 - 8:18 AM

WOW! what a gorgeous detailed pair of images.
I'm sure Mavis wont mind sharing this lovely Flower with the rest of us Smile

John Smile

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25 Aug 2013 - 12:16 PM

What a beautiful specimen captured in some glorious sunlight. I'm sure you've kept it well watered and tended it well as it looks to be so healthy

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ali63
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25 Aug 2013 - 2:29 PM

A beautiful bloom,great shot,

Ali Smile

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Chinga
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28 Aug 2013 - 2:50 AM

Most delicate, a true beauty! Grin
IB

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