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Saw these little flowers desperately trying to get some sunlight.

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D80 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:28-300mm f/3.5-5.6 G VR
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:15 Jul 2012 - 3:47 PM
Focal Length:300mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/1000sec
Exposure Comp:-1.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
Title:Lurking in the Shadows
Username:barbarahirst barbarahirst
Uploaded:18 Jul 2012 - 7:55 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, General, Wildlife / nature
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andylea
andylea e2 Member 537 forum postsandylea vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 7:59 AM

think we all would like some sunlight barbara it's chucking it down here again Sad brilliant colour and detail love the comp a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 7lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 8:20 AM

I love the feel of the undergrowth and the depth of colour here Barbara.

JohnSmile

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 4966 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England129 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 8:25 AM

Looks like they succeeded.... at least where you are. Hoping for some sun by Friday here!!

Dave

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Jekaro
Jekaro e2 Member 4Jekaro vcard United Kingdom
18 Jul 2012 - 8:47 AM

Wonderful colours and shadows, Barbara, a very well captured shot.
Roy

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England205 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 8:50 AM

Like the mood tones in this Barbara
R.

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JohnChambersPhotography

Nice effect with good lighting and colour, lovely tones. good capture Barbara.

John

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 9:18 AM

Fabulous image Barbara,gorgeous light and great colours.

Hugh

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 53997 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 9:20 AM

What a wonderful glow in the darkness. Smile

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lostnspace2011
18 Jul 2012 - 9:20 AM

I love this shot Barbara, great DOF.

Mark

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achieverswales
18 Jul 2012 - 9:30 AM

This weather is so depressing Barbara, thanks for uploading some colour.

Regards

Trev.

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woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 7woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 9:31 AM

Gorgeous colour!
Bill

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gingerdelight
18 Jul 2012 - 10:09 AM

Love the light and shade here Barbara!
Carol

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4180 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 10:29 AM

The light and composition work so well Barbara! Love the colours too with the green frame.
Ann

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4133 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 10:41 AM

Beautiful floral work with a mixture of light and deep shade.
Ronnie.

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32346 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom96 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 10:53 AM

A stunningly beautiful example of your photographic magic, which for me ticks all the right boxes, and so many more.

Regards Nathan

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jdinne
jdinne e2 Member 10jdinne vcard England
18 Jul 2012 - 11:23 AM

Wonderful colour and light. Presented superbly.

John

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tommyld
tommyld e2 Member 3tommyld vcard United Kingdom
18 Jul 2012 - 11:39 AM

Lovely colour and detail, great use of light and lovely dof.
Tom

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 11:55 AM

I think we are all a bit desperate like this trying to get a bit of sunshine.
But the first person to call me ''flower'' will get a punch on the nose !!
Mick.

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digital_boi
18 Jul 2012 - 12:19 PM

has to be one of your very best here Barbara love the light the colour and the contrasting od the saturated colours

Graham ...so Tongue

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6510 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 12:30 PM

I know the feeling about the sunshine but you have captured some nice light and colour in this. - gary

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paskinmj
paskinmj  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 12:50 PM

Nice POV.
Matt

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7329 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom885 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 12:54 PM

This really is special. The petals seem to be dancing in and out f the shadows. Beautifully, thoughtfully composed.
Moira

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Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom25 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 1:19 PM

Love the orange colour in this Barbara, We have some sun todayGrinGrinGrin................... between the black clouds and showersSad
Diane

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 329 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 1:35 PM

Love the light and comp Barbara. Very dainty little flowers such a lovely colour.
Carole

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7125 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 3:08 PM

A wonderful composition, Barbs, one of your best, imo. Carol

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 3sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 3:11 PM

A really stunning image Barbs,love the colour and light,well done..Lin

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moiral
moiral e2 Member 3moiral vcard Scotland
18 Jul 2012 - 3:13 PM

Seems no one is getting any sunlight today Barbara. Great colour. Moira

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
18 Jul 2012 - 3:26 PM

Lovely image... I had in mind to go out with the camera today but the grey light here is just so bad I couldn't be bothered... IB

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 5SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 4:13 PM

A beautiful capture, the sun has now gone and we now have wait for it RAIN again.

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 5TrevBatWCC vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 4:48 PM

What a lovely capture, Barbs...I'm sure it'll be getting plenty of sunlight today! Wink
Trev Smile

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 968 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 5:56 PM

Spreading their petals into the light and heat.

Dougie

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Cor
Cor  5 Belgium
18 Jul 2012 - 6:31 PM

Warm and beautiful *****
Cor.

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 6:47 PM

A lovely shot - sunshine in the shadows!!Smile

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xwang
xwang  431 forum posts7 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 6:53 PM

Wonderful, Barbara. Hat off to you. I always love the colour and tone on your image.

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canonfan
canonfan e2 Member 3canonfan vcard United Kingdom
18 Jul 2012 - 7:00 PM

Excellent capture Barbara
Jim

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Billyray
Billyray  670 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 8:26 PM

Cracking composition,colour and detail Barbara.
Ray

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 342 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 9:21 PM

Just perfect

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Canonshots
18 Jul 2012 - 10:06 PM

Very pretty floral image. Cheered me up no end on this miserable wet evening.

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  4 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2012 - 7:44 AM

We are all desperately trying to get some sun including these. well snapped Barb. Is the Jet Stream changing direction? We will wait and see. Paul

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 5LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom95 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2012 - 9:12 PM

Beautiful.

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