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Our little Magnolia stellata is now nearly in full bloom. Taken yesterday in bright sunshine, the background branches looked like a futuristic noughts and crosses game so the background just had to go this time.

Thank you all for recent comments and votes.

Best wishes

Carole

Camera:Pentax K-r Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:Tamron 90mm F2.8 Macro Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Magnolia stellata
Username:CaroleS CaroleS
Uploaded:22 Mar 2012 - 1:14 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, General, Magnolia
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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
22 Mar 2012 - 1:24 PM

Delicate, and very beautiful. Good image!
IB

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2012 - 1:26 PM

Lovely detailed image...........Sandy

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Alvar
Alvar  7 France2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2012 - 1:39 PM

Nice detail Carole SadSad
Alvar

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PattiW
PattiW e2 Member 9PattiW vcard United States2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2012 - 1:40 PM

So sharp! Love the detail right down to the center! Patti Smile

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achieverswales
22 Mar 2012 - 1:45 PM

Beautiful image Carole, good B/G replacement.

Regards

Trev.

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2012 - 1:51 PM

Pin Sharp detailed image,love the BG in this fine image,well done,
Saeid

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2012 - 1:53 PM

My favourite magnolia, Carole, and the detail you have captured is stunning. Perfectly exposed and presented. Carol

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2012 - 1:59 PM

Delightful-- a gorgeous image!

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2012 - 2:01 PM

Beautiful image, I love the simplicity, lovely detail too.

Hugh

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2012 - 2:20 PM

I love these too - great detail in the white petals Carol.
Ann

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adrian_w
adrian_w e2 Member 73313 forum postsadrian_w vcard Scotland4 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2012 - 2:23 PM

well exposed & great DoF, sharp from front to back. The plain background helps isolate the flower well.

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Len1950
Len1950 e2 Member 4Len1950 vcard England
22 Mar 2012 - 2:45 PM

Beautiful! and so sharp.

Len

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Techno
Techno  61006 forum posts England8 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2012 - 2:52 PM

Beautifully taken, so easy to suffer burn out with such a subject but the exposure contained very well, and excellent work on the bg.
Mal

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2012 - 3:28 PM

Beautifully lit, and stunning detail captured here, Carole Wink
Trev Smile

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114511 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2012 - 3:32 PM

Perfect DOF, Sharpness and exposure, shortlisted....

Ade

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England209 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2012 - 3:52 PM

Good details and tones in this, well isolated too
regards Richard

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2012 - 4:51 PM

A quality shot!Smile

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dven
dven e2 Member 9dven vcard United Kingdom
22 Mar 2012 - 5:10 PM

A first class flower shot with a very complimentary background

dven

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LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2012 - 5:25 PM

'Superlative, Artistic, & very detailed and lovely macro Floral Image rendition,' Carole~

Ciao~ Peter

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64387 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2012 - 5:40 PM

WOW. Fantasticly beautiful image. It just reaches out of the picture and the lines and shapes are wonderful. The whites are pristine and the b/g spot on. One of your best I think.
Chris

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franken
franken e2 Member 113107 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2012 - 5:48 PM

Really beautiful image Carole. It would also work as a portrait.

Ken

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2012 - 5:52 PM

A lovely shot here Carole, of this wonderful Flower. Smashing!

John Smile

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K_T
K_T  2 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2012 - 6:19 PM

Awesome!

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2012 - 6:21 PM

Beautifully controlled exposure and I cant think of any shot that has been better focussed. Stunning.GrinGrin
Ron

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2012 - 6:22 PM

fantastic detail carole brilliant colours and tones a real beauty nice one Wink
andy

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paulb20
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22 Mar 2012 - 6:25 PM

Beautiful !
Paul

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Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2012 - 6:29 PM

Delightful capture.

P.

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jasonrwl
jasonrwl e2 Member 446 forum postsjasonrwl vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2012 - 7:07 PM

Lovely shot Carole
Jason

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pamelajean
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22 Mar 2012 - 7:44 PM

Nice work on the background, Carole.

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2012 - 7:47 PM

This is a top quality image Carole.SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
Joan.

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2012 - 7:47 PM

A beautiful capture Carole SmileSmile
Helen

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JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY
22 Mar 2012 - 8:49 PM

You're lucky to have this beautiful magnolia in your garden.
Lovely and delicate image.
JNC

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bromley-smith
22 Mar 2012 - 9:03 PM

Superb photography Carole.
Tony

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Leilani
Leilani  1029 forum posts England3 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2012 - 9:21 PM

Beautiful! Smile

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NeilWigan
NeilWigan e2 Member 4NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
22 Mar 2012 - 11:32 PM

Ours is only just spritting.

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moiral
moiral e2 Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
23 Mar 2012 - 6:56 AM

Gorgeous view of the inside of the flower. Superb shot Carole. Moira

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prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
23 Mar 2012 - 7:16 AM

A perfect one.

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twelvemegs
23 Mar 2012 - 8:39 AM

Lovely Carole

David

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
23 Mar 2012 - 10:40 AM

I would never have thought this was a magnolia! Extraordinary.

This is so perfectly shot, Carole, especially that centre.

Bet it smells heavenly, ya?

Andrew

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Mar 2012 - 10:55 AM

Very beautiful, well done Carole.

B.

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Ridgeway
Ridgeway  7222 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Mar 2012 - 6:24 PM

Beautiful shot,,

Aidan,,

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Cor
Cor  5 Belgium
24 Mar 2012 - 10:56 AM

A superb one +++++
Cor.

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gingerdelight
24 Mar 2012 - 3:35 PM

Stunning capture, so well detailed!
Carol

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Rock
Rock e2 Member 12Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Mar 2012 - 4:15 PM

Crisp , Clear & Delightful.

Rock

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brownsilent
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24 Mar 2012 - 4:56 PM

Coudn't be better!
Johanna

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jadaszek
jadaszek  2 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2012 - 10:18 AM

Stunning...Smile

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digital_boi
28 Mar 2012 - 4:32 PM

great whites and excellent detail

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2 Apr 2012 - 10:42 PM

Simply beautiful, you've produced some outstanding stuff since I last had time to view your portfolio in detail

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