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Visited an Essex Wildlife Trust meadow this morning and discovered the GWO were showing at last - three weeks later than last year. The meadow seems to have taken a battering over the Winter with far less spikes showing...!!! Taken with the camera resting o a beanbag in between the strong gusts of wind.

Brand:Panasonic
Camera:Panasonic Lumix G3
Lens:LUMIX G VARIO 100-300/F4.0-5.6
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:9 May 2013 - 11:13 AM
Focal Length:218mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.1
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/25sec
Exposure Comp:+0.33
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Green-winged Orchid...
Username:Greyheron Greyheron
Uploaded:9 May 2013 - 6:06 PM
Tags:Anacamptis morio, CSC, Essex, Flower, Flowers & plants, Green-winged, Meadow, Orchid, Plant, Seeing, Trust, Wildlife
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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43242 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2013 - 6:11 PM

A most beautiful Orchid, and a most beautiful photographic record.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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christinecilia
christinecilia e2 Member 2christinecilia vcard England
9 May 2013 - 6:19 PM

so beautiful. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin

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footloose
footloose  3 England1 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2013 - 6:24 PM

Great image,well seen.
Dennis

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mauriceegan
9 May 2013 - 6:31 PM

Beautiful image and great composition
Maurice

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boov
boov  1 United Kingdom
9 May 2013 - 7:10 PM

Lovely shot....

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6235 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2013 - 7:23 PM

Another exquisite flower macro, Mike. Detailed to perfection and well isolated by those dreamy bg tones. Love it.
Sylvia

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 95916 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2013 - 7:37 PM

Good to see things finally showing

Still reckon we are three weeks behind, though Mother nature has a habit of catching up very quickly

Good to see you last weekGrin

Adrian

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91904 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2013 - 8:49 PM

Beautiful Mike - you create such fabulous images with your Lumix gear.
Brian.

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Greyheron
Greyheron e2 Member 12277 forum postsGreyheron vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2013 - 9:47 PM

Thanks for all the wonderful comments and support - really appreciated Grin

Many thanks for your UA Sylvia Grin

Mother nature is, as you say catching up on herself Adrian - going to have to be quick to get it all in this year methinks Wink

Cheers Brian - I love the system...and it's soooooo very light too Wink

Mike

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2013 - 9:48 PM

Wonderful, I love these wild orchids!

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capto
capto e2 Member 21162 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2013 - 11:09 PM

A beauty looks great against the bg.Smile

ivor

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rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2013 - 11:52 PM

Delicate, Mike.
Ron.

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clive burrow
clive burrow e2 Member 1071 forum postsclive burrow vcard United Kingdom
10 May 2013 - 4:19 AM

Very nicely captured Mike.

Clive

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Greyheron
Greyheron e2 Member 12277 forum postsGreyheron vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
10 May 2013 - 11:10 AM

Thank you for taking the time to look, vote and comment - really appreciated Grin

Mike

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johnke
johnke  154 forum posts South Africa9 Constructive Critique Points
10 May 2013 - 11:40 AM

Beautiful...John

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
10 May 2013 - 6:25 PM

Love this Mike. You have shown some beauties of these.GrinGrinGrin
Ron

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Greyheron
Greyheron e2 Member 12277 forum postsGreyheron vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
10 May 2013 - 7:45 PM

Thank you both for your comments Grin

Mike

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
10 May 2013 - 9:10 PM

Top class image Mike. I think ill dump my gear and buy one like yoursWinkTongue
Brian

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Greyheron
Greyheron e2 Member 12277 forum postsGreyheron vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
11 May 2013 - 11:06 AM

Try one out first Brian...they're not for everyone!!! Wink

Appreciate your comments Grin

Mike

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