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Managed to grab a couple of shots of our Hydrangea in between showers.....they're in full bloom now, & this is just
a close-up of one of the 'Umbels', (each cluster is known as an Umbel !....on this 'Umbeliferous plant')

The colour is a very deep pink, & is stunning at this time of year !!

Many thanks for your C&C's for 'Summer Bounty'.....glad you liked it !!!

Brand:NIKON
Camera:Nikon Coolpix P6000 Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:16 Aug 2012 - 7:04 PM
Focal Length:6mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.7
Aperture:f/5.1
Shutter Speed:1/80sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:As Shot
Title:Hydrangea Detail
Username:Niknut Niknut
Uploaded:22 Aug 2012 - 7:00 PM
Tags:Close-up., Flowers & plants, Hydrangea
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ComfortablyNumb
ComfortablyNumb e2 Member 4ComfortablyNumb vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2012 - 7:11 PM

Yup, that works. Love the detail mate Smile

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digital_boi
22 Aug 2012 - 7:21 PM

good detail and colour works for me also

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
22 Aug 2012 - 7:34 PM

It is stunning colour and detail, water droplets brilliant. Superbly presented.

John

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2012 - 7:45 PM

Some good info up top to accompany the is water drenched hydrangea, Keith........the story of summer 2012.
I like the way you have almost a series of shelves from those umbels........I new term for me.
Ronnie.

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EMJAYCEE
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22 Aug 2012 - 7:45 PM

Fantastic colour in this excellent close up.
Joan.

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22 Aug 2012 - 7:52 PM

Great work.


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Scottishlandscapes
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22 Aug 2012 - 8:02 PM

Tremendous image Keith, makes my effort look really quiet and plain.

Dougie

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gary_d
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22 Aug 2012 - 8:04 PM

Great clarity and detail. - gary

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darrenwilson41
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22 Aug 2012 - 8:05 PM

Like that Keith and the deep colour looks fantastic with the water on

Darren

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 431 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom76 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2012 - 8:15 PM

Glorious image, vibrant and beautiful.
Also happy to learn the term 'Umbel'.
KateGrinGrinGrinGrin

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pamelajean
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22 Aug 2012 - 8:20 PM

A beautifully rich colour to this hydrangea, Keith, and the droplets add a lot to the attraction of this frame-filling image.
I know them as corymbs or panicles, but I like the word umbel. It's apparently from the Latin "umbella" which means a sunshade or parasol, rather appropriate for the raindropsGrin.

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Snapitt
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22 Aug 2012 - 8:23 PM

Lovely crisp image Keith. Great colour.

Jane

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SUE118
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22 Aug 2012 - 8:26 PM

Superb shot.

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CarolG
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22 Aug 2012 - 8:27 PM

Wonderful detail, and what a great frame-filler Smile Carol

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taggart
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22 Aug 2012 - 8:31 PM

An amazing color--love all the rain drops!

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HectorRivera
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22 Aug 2012 - 8:37 PM

Great color and detail, beautiful Full Frame seting. Well composed.

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Fefe
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22 Aug 2012 - 9:45 PM

Oooooo this is lovelyGrinGrin
Diane

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annettep38
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22 Aug 2012 - 10:14 PM

I wish I could grab a few shower between our dried out hydrangeas !!!
looks fantastic covered in little pearls

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WhiteRose1
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22 Aug 2012 - 10:24 PM

Some excellent shades of pink, Keith, the water is a bonus.

Dave

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mikbee
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22 Aug 2012 - 11:30 PM

Like all the water droplets here Keith.
So glad you did not use an Umbelela while you were taking the shot !!
Nice one.
Mick.

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Skeet1Away
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23 Aug 2012 - 1:18 AM

Red rain........very nice comp Keith with great colour and detail.


Paul.

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AnnChown
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23 Aug 2012 - 7:45 AM

You've made excellent use of the rain here Keith. Love the colour..
Ann

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basith
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23 Aug 2012 - 4:16 PM

nice colour,well caught..

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Gerryrys
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23 Aug 2012 - 4:37 PM

Great composition Keith. Well thought out.

Gerry

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Jat_Riski
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23 Aug 2012 - 4:50 PM

Excellent shot, Keith.

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Brian65
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23 Aug 2012 - 6:03 PM

FANTASTIC!! Keith.
Brian

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marktc
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23 Aug 2012 - 7:53 PM

Simply gorgeous.

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BIGRY1
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24 Aug 2012 - 6:13 AM

Some of the finest water droplets I've seen!Wink Excellent image, captured very wellGrin
Ryan

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ChiliMan
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24 Aug 2012 - 11:45 AM

I've never seen hydrangea of this colour and this is a gorgeous shot of them, Keith!

Andrew

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FeatherFriend
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24 Aug 2012 - 2:43 PM

Great detail and lovely rich colour Keith,
Geoff.

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RobboB
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24 Aug 2012 - 4:33 PM

Wonderful detail

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Lillian
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24 Aug 2012 - 4:46 PM

Now that is fantastic Keith, love the water droplets
a beautiful image
Lillian

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Chinga
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24 Aug 2012 - 8:00 PM

This is beautiful... IB

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NDODS
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24 Aug 2012 - 9:53 PM

Mouthwateringly beautiful, and a real credit to your photographic prowess.

Regards Nathan

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ChristineD
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25 Aug 2012 - 2:19 PM

Good detail and colours

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helenlinda
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25 Aug 2012 - 4:46 PM

This is a lovely shade of pink- well almost a true red - beautifully captured SmileSmile
Helen

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Silverzone
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25 Aug 2012 - 6:32 PM

Superb colour, detail and texture. Sylvia

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sweetpea62
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26 Aug 2012 - 1:11 AM

Gorgeous colour,superb detail,well captured..Lin

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elainebaker
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2 Sep 2012 - 5:02 PM

Lovely image SmileSmile

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Jodyw17
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3 Sep 2012 - 9:49 PM

absolutely excellent! the raindrops add so much to the image, well taken, well presented

Jody

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Glostopcat
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16 Sep 2012 - 11:29 PM

A gorgeous framefiller, love the vivid colour

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