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Very strong sunshine giving strong shadows on this Potentilla, only a minor adjustment in Photoshop (no vignette and a completely natural background).

Best wishes
Carole

Brand:Pentax
Camera:Pentax K-r
Lens:TAMRON SP AF 90mm F2.8 Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:4 Aug 2012 - 3:52 PM
Focal Length:90mm
Aperture:f/7.1
Shutter Speed:1/800sec
Exposure Comp:-1.7
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:In & Out of Shadows
Username:CaroleS CaroleS
Uploaded:13 Oct 2012 - 9:20 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, General, Potentilla
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helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 7342 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 9:23 AM

Beautifully photographed Carole SmileSmile
Helen

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
13 Oct 2012 - 9:24 AM

Stunning photography again Carole. Superb light, detail and presentation and of course shadow. First class.

John

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franken
franken Plus Member 123450 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 9:28 AM

Very nice Carole.

Ken

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Ian G W
Ian G W  12396 forum posts England3 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 9:29 AM

Just the right amount of detail in the background.

Ian.

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 9:49 AM

Possibly about the last of the season, but beautifully captured and presented, Carole, as the bloom catches the last of the sun.
Ronnie.

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51261 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England142 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 9:56 AM

Beautiful light, Carole. Lovely shadows and texture from it.

Dave

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digital_boi
13 Oct 2012 - 10:49 AM

great light and shadow Carole

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 43924 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom108 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 11:21 AM

A beautiful photograph, one which lends its self to many emotive feelings.

Regards Nathan

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moiral
moiral  4 Scotland
13 Oct 2012 - 11:33 AM

Great shadow detail from the centre of the flower Carole. Overall a beautiful shot. Moira

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
13 Oct 2012 - 11:55 AM

This is a classic - tasteful and very well presented - I love it Smile

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EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 12:06 PM

A stunner! Struggling this morning with the site. 2nd attempt at leaving a comment!

Ann

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 12:21 PM

Lovely range of shadows and varying degrees of light.
You couldn't have arranged this if you tried!
Lovely image.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 1:19 PM

De-light-ful interpretation of today's theme. (Sorry, couldn't resist).

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8669 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1188 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 2:01 PM

Wonderful dark, mysterious whites - most unusual and beautifully taken.
Moira

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SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 65015 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 3:05 PM

You do these flowers in and out of darkness so well. Another excellent capture full of warmth and detail.
x

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 3:23 PM

Divine, Carole SmileSmile Carol

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mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 4:05 PM

I know the song, In And Out The Dusty Bluebells, Carole,
but not, In And Out The Shadows Of A Potentilla !!
Good shot.
Mick.

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AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 4:29 PM

You've got some great shadows here Carole and you've controlled the light really well.
Ann

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13 Oct 2012 - 4:49 PM

gorgeous image

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 5:22 PM

Wonderful light picking out the details on the flower, Carole, a super presentation Wink
Trev Smile

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taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 5:28 PM

superb lighting!

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ChristineD
ChristineD Plus Member 9ChristineD vcard England
13 Oct 2012 - 5:38 PM

Beautiful natural lighting

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper Plus Member 9lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 6:27 PM

Something special about this one Carole, I like it.

John Smile

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Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England70 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 6:30 PM

Superb lighting here Carole. I love the change in light play right across the flower head.
Ron

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 8342 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
13 Oct 2012 - 8:41 PM

lovely detail and sharp in the centre, not forgetting the shadow of courseWink

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Lillian
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13 Oct 2012 - 10:11 PM

Such a beautiful and delicate shot Carole
Lillian

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lesliea
lesliea Plus Member 5lesliea vcard Australia
13 Oct 2012 - 10:32 PM

Very nice image well captured.
Allen, Smile

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Brian65
Brian65 Plus Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
14 Oct 2012 - 7:28 PM

Love it Carole, WOW! that light.
Brian

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gingerdelight
14 Oct 2012 - 8:37 PM

Absolute perfection!
Carol

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Oct 2012 - 3:23 PM

Gorgeous shot, such lovely light.

B.

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