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A damp dreich day here with constant mizzle so I pottered in the KS Studio with the above result.

My grateful thanks for all the nice comments appended to A Perthshire Promise.

Ronnie.

PS.........will be very busy elsewhere today so will try to catch up later........R.

Camera:Nikon D600 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Nikon FX 28-300mm.
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Focal Length:125mm.
Aperture:f/22.0
Shutter Speed:0.5 sec.sec
Exposure Comp:-2.3
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture
Metering Mode:CWA
Flash:No
White Balance:Auto.
Title:"Gladiolus"
Username:RonnieAG RonnieAG
Uploaded:27 Sep 2013 - 12:09 PM
Tags:Available daylight only, B/g digitally enhanced., Black card b/g, Flowers & plants, Gladiolus, Indoor shot, Purple
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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2251 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
27 Sep 2013 - 12:11 PM

Simply stunning....amazing light and those colours....great photography

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digital_boi
27 Sep 2013 - 12:13 PM

glorious Ronnie Dame Edna would knight you for this light colour perfect and all on the diagonal

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ColleenA
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27 Sep 2013 - 12:14 PM

That was quick Graham You beat me to the awardsGrin

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briantjjones
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27 Sep 2013 - 12:15 PM

Ronnie, Fantastic image with great lighting and colour. Smile

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
27 Sep 2013 - 12:20 PM

Absolutely stunning Ronnie !!

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Mollycat
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27 Sep 2013 - 12:22 PM

I can only quote all the above on a brilliant piece of work. Congratulations. Regards Peter.

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Danny1970
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27 Sep 2013 - 12:24 PM

Resplendent light and colour and beautifully takenSmile

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Joline
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27 Sep 2013 - 12:28 PM

A gorgeous portrait of the stately flower. Such rich deep purple.

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NaturesHaven
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27 Sep 2013 - 12:33 PM

These flowers are so difficult to photograph, I take my hat off to you for producing this beautiful image.................GrinGrinGrinGrin

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stokesy
stokesy  4 Scotland
27 Sep 2013 - 12:52 PM

you should hold classes at "scullery sink", stunning image loads of stuff going on with the light and textures, well done you have u.a.

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Daisymaye
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27 Sep 2013 - 1:03 PM

A gorgeous image Ronnie. Such rich colour.......Sandy

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SUE118
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27 Sep 2013 - 1:07 PM

Beautiful rich colour and a lovely image.Smile

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
27 Sep 2013 - 1:11 PM

Beautiful Smile

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rontear
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27 Sep 2013 - 1:35 PM

Deserving of your awards Ronnie, black b/g shows this off beautifully.
Ron

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achieverswales
27 Sep 2013 - 1:43 PM

Wonderful composition and presentation Ronnie.

Regards

Trev.

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CarolG
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27 Sep 2013 - 2:45 PM

What a gorgeous rich colour, Ronnie, I've never seen such a beauty before. Super capture and presentation. Carol

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NDODS
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27 Sep 2013 - 2:50 PM

Powerful, passionate and purple photograph which works sop very, very well Ronnie.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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JohnChambersPhotography

Another stunner Ronnie, fantastic colour, just the right amount of light to hold the colours at their best, good shot processed very well indeed.

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CaroleS
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27 Sep 2013 - 3:04 PM

What a luxurious colour!

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LynneJoyce
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27 Sep 2013 - 3:06 PM

WOW!

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mashwood10
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27 Sep 2013 - 3:10 PM

SO SO BEAUTFUL. THE COLOUR IS SO 'ROMANTIC' AND SOFT.GrinGrinGrin

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TrevBatWCC
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27 Sep 2013 - 3:11 PM

This is just simply stunning, Ronnie Smile The light, composition and presentation is spot-on - I've no hesitation in parting with my UA here, hope it brightens up your dull day (the sun's shining here!) Smile
Trev Smile

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AnnJ
AnnJ  3 Scotland
27 Sep 2013 - 3:12 PM

I also say "WOW!" Fabulous colour. Ann.

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taggart
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27 Sep 2013 - 3:18 PM

Exquisite!!!!!

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FeatherFriend
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27 Sep 2013 - 3:34 PM

Just pristine Ronnie,
Geoff.

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marktc
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27 Sep 2013 - 3:54 PM

Subtle and beautiful. Sorry I don't have a UA to give Ronnie!

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Maiwand
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27 Sep 2013 - 3:56 PM

Cracking good shot Ronnie. Congrats on all well deserved awards.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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Meditator
Meditator  6 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Sep 2013 - 4:19 PM

Beautiful image - great.

Phil

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27 Sep 2013 - 4:56 PM

Fabulous image Ronnie, please let my award so it all.

John Smile

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GeorgePlatis
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27 Sep 2013 - 5:20 PM

Sheer perfection!
George

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viscostatic
27 Sep 2013 - 6:00 PM

What beautiful tones and colours Ronnie. A cracker.

Phil.

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sweetpea62
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27 Sep 2013 - 6:15 PM

STUNNING Ronnie..Lin

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saltireblue
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27 Sep 2013 - 6:19 PM

Royal purple - or Wimbledon All England Club colours, Ronnie.
Faultless.

Malc

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ali63
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27 Sep 2013 - 6:39 PM

Stunning !!!!!! SmileSmile

Ali

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Caziwinkles
27 Sep 2013 - 7:06 PM

Wow Ronnie - this is outstanding - the colours, the sharpness and the composition - amazing image. Very well done. Smile

Carol

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digital_boi
27 Sep 2013 - 7:10 PM

always like to come back and see if my feelings have been correct and they are. A wee winner Ronnie WinkWink another dark side triumph

Graham

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annettep38
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27 Sep 2013 - 7:12 PM

What a cracker Ronnie wonderful tones and fantastic light. So glad you are posting flowers again.

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EMJAYCEE
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27 Sep 2013 - 7:19 PM

What is there to say Ronnie. It's just incredibly beautiful.
Joan.

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fificat100
27 Sep 2013 - 9:55 PM

This is ACE. Beautifully lit, sharp and superb rich colour.

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GillyB
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27 Sep 2013 - 10:34 PM

Exquisite colour Smile

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Irishkate
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27 Sep 2013 - 10:46 PM

Dynamic and vibrant - good on the diagonal, taken with your usual skill.
A winner with everybody today.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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28 Sep 2013 - 1:22 AM

Ronnie, have always been a big fan of your flower comps right back to when me and bill33 used to sit at lunch time at work and look through epz, have been trying for months to get him out on the road again, wondering sorry. I would just like to say this is outstanding and one of your very best images. The colour and tone along with the detail and dof are fantastic.........very well done mate so pleased for you with this one.


Paul.

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28 Sep 2013 - 1:23 AM

Outstanding!
Ty

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RonnieAG
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28 Sep 2013 - 2:43 AM

A very big thank you to all for such supportive comments and to those who have deemed this shot worthy of a UA, all of which are so very much appreciated.
Ronnie.

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28 Sep 2013 - 6:34 AM

Pure class Ronnie

Bob

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28 Sep 2013 - 7:17 AM

Well deserved them all, Ronnie. Pure class, indeed and love it.

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Michaela_Solway

Ronnie, please accept my late reward on this super stunning image..TOP CLASS!

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28 Sep 2013 - 8:49 AM

The richness of the colours in this well composed image is outstanding.

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28 Sep 2013 - 9:02 AM

Reviewing my award shortlist and really love the depth and richness of colour achieved, beautiful image!

gill Smile

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28 Sep 2013 - 9:16 AM

Congrats Ronnie - a superb image - love the colours.
Brian.

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28 Sep 2013 - 9:29 AM

An image to brighten any day, dreich or sunny!!
Simply beautiful, Ronnie!
Richly coloured and so well composed.
Richard

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28 Sep 2013 - 12:22 PM

Excellent image Ronnie, like this a lotSmile


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28 Sep 2013 - 8:18 PM

All the previous descriptions of this exquisite image convey my view very well.
Congratulations on this splendid shot.
M

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28 Sep 2013 - 9:20 PM

It must be the air up there which gives you a clear mind to set up your images and take them in a simply stunning manner. From one Grandad to another.
Dave.

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rayme330
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29 Sep 2013 - 8:46 AM

Absolutely fabulous and fully deserving of all the accolades, Ronnie.

Ray

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boov
boov  2 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2013 - 5:47 PM

Very impressive... gorgeous image.....

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30 Sep 2013 - 6:46 AM

Superbly regal purple and a wonderful diagonal filling composition Ronnie. no wonder all these awards a fine image.

Dougie

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30 Sep 2013 - 4:18 PM

Wowwwwwwwwwwwwww, absolutely stunning, Ronnie, wonderful everything but I think it is the photographer on this one, superb processing as well. Congratulations on all those well deserved awards.
Well done.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmile

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30 Sep 2013 - 5:06 PM

A real class act Ronnie, this one fully deserves the numerous accolades it has received, an award winning image for sure

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evelen  10 England
30 Sep 2013 - 6:37 PM

beautiful image Ronnie.
eve.Smile

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