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March Lilly [ Amaryllis Belladonna ]

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This is one of our lillies that grows wild in the fields. They are supposed to flower in March but the ones I planted always flowers towards the end of February Smile Some are darker pink depending on the quality of the soil.
Thanx for the votes and comments - much appreciated !
Have a super Tuesday !!

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon Powershot SX20 IS
Lens:5.0 - 100.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 27.3 - 545.6 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:25 Feb 2013 - 8:51 AM
Focal Length:44.5mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.0
Aperture:f/5.0
Shutter Speed:1/15sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Auto, Fired, Red-eye reduction
White Balance:Auto
Title:March Lilly [ Amaryllis Belladonna ]
Username:Hermanus Hermanus
Uploaded:26 Feb 2013 - 3:15 AM
Tags:Amaryllis belladonna, Flowers & plants, March Lilly, Wild flower
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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2013 - 3:32 AM

Lovely lily's. Mine bloom in July.......Sandy

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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  2 India1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2013 - 3:35 AM

Another beautiful picture.

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Dinky65
Dinky65  1 United States
26 Feb 2013 - 4:31 AM

Very Nice.Wink

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johnke
johnke  155 forum posts South Africa9 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2013 - 4:55 AM

Morning Herman, super flowers to have in your garden,well done. Birds are singing. Enjoy..John

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2204 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2013 - 5:11 AM

Morning Herman, A lovely lily, well capturedGrinGrinGrin

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bobsblues
bobsblues  4 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2013 - 5:22 AM

Morning Herman lovely detailed shot like it.Smile

Rob

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longhoss
longhoss e2 Member 4longhoss vcard United Kingdom
26 Feb 2013 - 5:41 AM

Lovely colour and detail Herman
Glyn

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8146 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2013 - 5:49 AM

How wonderful to see these beauties in the wild, Herman, there must be a glorious scent in the air Smile. An excellent capture and presentation. Carol

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 6106 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2013 - 6:36 AM

A beautiful and detailed shot Herman, excellent and lovely.

Andy

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cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 104247 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2013 - 6:37 AM

must be a glorious sight SmileSmile

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2013 - 7:02 AM

A great way to start the day, Herman with an image of one of my favourite blooms!Smile

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2013 - 7:11 AM

brilliant detail and light herman wonderful colour and comp a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2013 - 7:19 AM

Beautifully captured.

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Jenny-D
Jenny-D e2 Member 4Jenny-D vcard United Kingdom
26 Feb 2013 - 7:24 AM

Lovely image Smile

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StrayCat
StrayCat e2 Member 1015490 forum postsStrayCat vcard Canada2 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2013 - 7:39 AM

Beautiful flower, and well presented Hermanus, very sharp.

Denny

PS: Snowing here tonight and -6C, which is fairly mild for this time of year.

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kathrynlouise
26 Feb 2013 - 7:46 AM

Morning Herman. A beautiful image. Lilys are my favourites Grin
Kathryn

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
26 Feb 2013 - 7:50 AM

Beautiful capture Herman,
Fred.

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HuddersfieldHil
HuddersfieldHil e2 Member 1HuddersfieldHil vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2013 - 7:58 AM

Beautiful Herman - I think we call these Stargazer Lillies - they were my Mums favourite SmileSmile

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fentiger
fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2013 - 8:01 AM

Beautiful detailed capture.

Albert

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fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2013 - 8:08 AM

This is really lovely shot of a beautiful flower, Herman. Superbly captured with perfect detail SmileSmileSmile

Lavina

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2013 - 8:38 AM

Great image, nice subtle colours.SmileSmileSmile

Cliff

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gary_d
gary_d  7575 forum posts Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2013 - 8:38 AM

You have posh wild flowers Herman, a lovely one here. - gary

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2527 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2013 - 8:40 AM

Lovely image you captured it's beauty well, i like how the petals look like they are shimmering in the light,GrinGrin

Ali

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platzy
platzy  2 United Kingdom
26 Feb 2013 - 8:43 AM

These are just coming in the shops here for keeping indoors only, lovely colourful detailed image the black background makes the flower really stand out, wonderful shot Herman.

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capto
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26 Feb 2013 - 8:45 AM

Like the detailed petals on this.Smile

ivor

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chrissie3
chrissie3  6 England
26 Feb 2013 - 8:56 AM

Lovely - I like the way you have captured the stamens rising.

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 6nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2013 - 9:06 AM

Beautiful addition to the name, here it blooms late. I like the framing, looks great against the black background.

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morpheus1955
26 Feb 2013 - 9:08 AM

Beautiful image, fabulous colours and excellent detail

Hugh

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barbarahirst
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26 Feb 2013 - 9:16 AM

Bella donna........ Oh. Yes!!!!!

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Tish1
Tish1 e2 Member 1Tish1 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2013 - 9:28 AM

I love Lillies and this one is a cracker.

Tish

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luckybry
luckybry e2 Member 5luckybry vcard Scotland
26 Feb 2013 - 9:57 AM

another loveley image

BRYAN

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digital_boi
26 Feb 2013 - 10:02 AM

fine detail and colours good flash work

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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achieverswales
26 Feb 2013 - 10:31 AM

Beautiful flowers captured here Herman, I like the black background.


Regards

Trev.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2013 - 1:51 PM

Amazing , wonderful to have lilies growing in the fields-- beautiful!

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mauriceegan
26 Feb 2013 - 3:12 PM

Beautiful image Herman

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
26 Feb 2013 - 3:27 PM

Cracking image Herman, the BG makes it like 3D.
Brian

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2013 - 3:41 PM

Lovely image - they look like they are made of silk!

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Meheecho
Meheecho  2275 forum posts United Kingdom
26 Feb 2013 - 3:46 PM

Another superb shot
Steve

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BIGRY1
BIGRY1 e2 Member 2BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2013 - 4:06 PM

Pin sharp detail and it looks perfect against the black backdrop. Excellent!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ryan

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canonfan
canonfan e2 Member 4canonfan vcard United Kingdom
26 Feb 2013 - 5:21 PM

A beautiful flower and excellently captured Herman
Jim

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2013 - 6:21 PM

Beautiful Herman..Lin

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2214 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2013 - 6:32 PM

A Beautiful lilly image that look's lovely on black bg.I would love to see these growing in our fieldSmile
NettaSmile

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widtink  2406 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2013 - 7:29 PM

Lovely Herman i really like the pale pinks and the sparkles Smile

Rod

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milky e2 Member 11milky vcard Wales
26 Feb 2013 - 8:13 PM

Stunning Capture Herman------MilkyWink

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helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2013 - 9:13 PM

How lovely to be able to see and "consider the lilies of the field" SmileSmile
Beautiful capture Herman
Helen

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26 Feb 2013 - 10:16 PM

Nice Image!! I like it a lot!!

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 2leontari vcard Greece
26 Feb 2013 - 10:48 PM

A superb capture Herman. Lovely pale pink and nice presentationSmileSmileSmile
Effrossini

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JimV  8 Canada3 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2013 - 3:04 AM

Beautiful lily, beautifully captured and presented, do like the black bg, well done Herman!
Rgds., Jim

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Ayoob
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27 Feb 2013 - 12:52 PM

GORGEOUS SHOT,Herman...........GrinGrinGrin

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kuvailija
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3 Mar 2013 - 3:44 PM

Very beautiful,the black backround emphasis them nicely! GrinGrinGrin --- Jukka.

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RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2013 - 8:24 AM

Detail and textures captured +++: lovely floral work, Herman.
Ronnie.

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LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 6:25 PM

Lovely color macro Floral Image, Herman ~ Smile

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