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Not a lot to say about this, just a single muscari,

Flash and reflector used.

Chris.

Camera:Nikon D70 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Sigma 180mm Macro
Title:Muscari
Username:cdm36 cdm36
Uploaded:1 Apr 2006 - 8:37 AM
Tags:Flowers & plants
Votes:132

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eauk
eauk  9
1 Apr 2006 - 8:38 AM

cracking shot
E

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BarbaraB
BarbaraB  953 forum posts United Kingdom
1 Apr 2006 - 8:39 AM

So simple but very elegant!

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clintnewsham
clintnewsham e2 Member 999 forum postsclintnewsham vcard England
1 Apr 2006 - 8:40 AM

stunning shot, the large version is excellent, love the lighting and colour

click clint

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adderman
adderman  81 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2006 - 8:41 AM

Beautiful, very well presented.

Brett.

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banehawi
banehawi Critique Team 10867 forum postsbanehawi vcard Canada2862 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2006 - 8:45 AM

Elegant image, beautifully lit.

W

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hebdens
hebdens  8
1 Apr 2006 - 8:50 AM

stunning shot,beautiful lighting.

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Boyd
Boyd  1011213 forum posts Wales11 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2006 - 8:57 AM

The flash has made the colours on this one sing out.
Very good.

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terry_cavner
1 Apr 2006 - 9:04 AM

Excellent....Spot On

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ericfaragh
ericfaragh  10121 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2006 - 9:24 AM

Eligant simplicity.

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Jou©o
Jou©o  1056 forum posts Finland
1 Apr 2006 - 9:41 AM

Brilliant shot, Chris!

Jouko

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shane
shane  10 United Kingdom
1 Apr 2006 - 9:51 AM

Love it!!

the lighting is superb

shane

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Tina_Michelle

larger version is a must see. very nice lighting. lovely blue flower. simple composition but very effective. I like the backward "s" shape the image has.

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cattyal
cattyal e2 Member 96056 forum postscattyal vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2006 - 10:44 AM

Nice shot - I like the effect of the light on the background too.

I just noticed today that my Muscari will be open soon - I must try to remember to pick one when they're a bit bigger.

Alison

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Blenkinsopp
1 Apr 2006 - 10:47 AM

simple, vibrant and STUNNING

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pcjackso
pcjackso Junior Member 9
1 Apr 2006 - 11:20 AM

Very eye catching shot.lovely lighting,detail, composition
Pauline

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MarkT
MarkT  9119 forum posts England2 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2006 - 11:46 AM

I like the light on this one - beautiful image.

Mark.

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conrad
conrad  1010874 forum posts116 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2006 - 1:28 PM

It's not easy to take a really good muscari shot, I think - most shots seem dull. But you've done a very good job here.

Conrad

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GillyB
GillyB e2 Member 9316 forum postsGillyB vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
1 Apr 2006 - 1:30 PM

This seems to glow with colour, well done!
gill

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andy63
andy63  827 forum posts England
1 Apr 2006 - 2:18 PM

Caught my eye in an instant, large view is excellent. great DOF, great colour.

Andy

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Ceciliat
Ceciliat  9 Philippines
1 Apr 2006 - 3:39 PM

Beautiful lighting,the focus on the flower is excellent and enhanced by good bokeh in the background.
Well done....
Cesie

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1081 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
1 Apr 2006 - 7:28 PM

Beautiful composition using the light and the shape.

Peter

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ChristineL
1 Apr 2006 - 8:55 PM

Beautiful lighting, a lovely image,
Chris.

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turtle1
turtle1  1041 forum posts United Kingdom
1 Apr 2006 - 9:03 PM

I have always found these hard to take, which you have no problem, superb image - love the framing

Barb

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sneazy
sneazy  1074 forum posts United Kingdom
1 Apr 2006 - 11:59 PM

Great comp and lighting - works really well. Excellent shot!

Mark

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chase
chase Critique Team 91118 forum postschase vcard England240 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2006 - 12:13 AM

Very well lit against a good bg,good colour & detail,excellent composition.
Janet

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csurry
csurry  129230 forum posts92 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2006 - 7:56 AM

Definitely better than any of us managed last year! This really should be a photogenic little plant, but I think you're the first one to do it justice.

It won't stop me trying again though Smile

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skydivemike
2 Apr 2006 - 10:46 AM

This is just in a class of it's own. The lighting and colours are top notch. Congratulations on your EC and RC awards they are very well deserved.

Mike

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cdm36
cdm36 e2 Member 10390 forum postscdm36 vcard England7 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2006 - 10:47 AM

Wow!! Thanks all.

Cheers Pete Smile Big Grin.

Chris.

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SueTurner
SueTurner  981 forum posts England3 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2006 - 11:00 AM

well done, a cracking shot

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Rob_Taylor
Rob_Taylor  10659 forum posts Wales5 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2006 - 11:02 AM

Gorgeous image

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MartinWait
MartinWait  1088 forum posts England
2 Apr 2006 - 11:10 AM

Absolute quality.

Martin.

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StephenGalea
2 Apr 2006 - 1:56 PM

A suberb composition and wonderful Lighting...

MasterClass Image you should be fond of..
EXCELLENT

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ivana_kusman
2 Apr 2006 - 2:27 PM

Stunning shot
Congrats!

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BerthaDBluze
2 Apr 2006 - 4:37 PM

Excellent shot! Great lighting, colors, composition, and detail! Smile

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Coleslaw
Coleslaw e2 Member 913403 forum postsColeslaw vcard Wales28 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2006 - 10:16 PM

really really good

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Ewan
Ewan  11381 forum posts Scotland
3 Apr 2006 - 12:33 AM

Nicely done. I've never used flash for flowers outdoors before. What's the technicque with regard to positioning of the refelctor and balance of natural and flash lighting?

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IRaddict
IRaddict  1134 forum posts
3 Apr 2006 - 12:46 AM

Marvellous bit of photography.
Congrats on POTW

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mellyleth
mellyleth  10212 forum posts United Kingdom
3 Apr 2006 - 1:11 AM

I agree totally with Cheryl's comments! I remember us all trying these last year and the results were relatively dismal! However, this one is cracking and the best muscari shot I've seen so far. Congrats on a great shot, EC and POTW.

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cdm36
cdm36 e2 Member 10390 forum postscdm36 vcard England7 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2006 - 1:20 AM

Cheers everybody, totally gobsmacked how well this has done.

Chris. Smile

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User_Removed
3 Apr 2006 - 1:30 AM

Exquisite Chris. Not seen your PF before. Excellent work.

Congrats on the POTW!

Mike

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jeanie
jeanie e2 Member 105968 forum postsjeanie vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2006 - 1:48 AM

Should I be singing something like pot to kettle now Chris? LOL - Congratulations on POTW!!!!

Jeanie

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Ruggieru
Ruggieru  9 Malta
3 Apr 2006 - 2:23 AM

Wonderful. I really like it. Well done!

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cdm36
cdm36 e2 Member 10390 forum postscdm36 vcard England7 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2006 - 3:17 AM

Lol Jeanie, what can I say, was feeling left out with you getting one Wink.

Chris.

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jeanie
jeanie e2 Member 105968 forum postsjeanie vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2006 - 4:13 AM

: )

Now Kris will not be able to talk to either of us LOL!

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2heaVens
2heaVens  9
3 Apr 2006 - 5:04 AM

GORGEOUS colors!!!!

Bogdan

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ann_g
ann_g  10 United Kingdom
3 Apr 2006 - 5:06 AM

Congratulations. Stunning shot. Ann Smile

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PatrickSmith
3 Apr 2006 - 5:33 AM

POTW! Impressive. Congrats, and this one is just so superbly lit and presented that is is a great choice.
Patrick

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collywobles
3 Apr 2006 - 5:42 AM

Wonderful shot, colours are magnificent

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vparmar
vparmar  9 United Kingdom
3 Apr 2006 - 6:42 AM

simple but very elegant - and congrats on EC

vinny

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angelamary
3 Apr 2006 - 7:53 AM

Lovely composition! Very well caught!

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turtle1
turtle1  1041 forum posts United Kingdom
3 Apr 2006 - 8:01 AM

Had to come back to say congrats - super image

Barb

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Melanie_M
Melanie_M e2 Member 9168 forum postsMelanie_M vcard United Kingdom9 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2006 - 8:54 AM

Classy, timeless.
Skill shines through.

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glazzaro
glazzaro e2 Member 970 forum postsglazzaro vcard United States23 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2006 - 9:13 AM

A real beauty, composition, color, detail are all on the mark, well done and congrats on the EC, well deserved! Spot on! Click!!!

Greg

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cooky
cooky  10 United Kingdom
3 Apr 2006 - 9:49 AM

Stunning colour!
Congrats
Kath

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tripodted
tripodted e2 Member 930 forum poststripodted vcard Northern Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2006 - 6:44 PM

Well done on getting POW.
Ted

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megamuff8
megamuff8  1092 forum posts United States
3 Apr 2006 - 10:19 PM

Very Nice Chris!
Congrats on a well-deserved POTW, EC and RC!
Cheers,
Suzan Smile

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helendixon
helendixon  1030 forum posts United Kingdom
4 Apr 2006 - 2:02 AM

Simply stunning.

Helen.

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whipspeed
whipspeed e2 Member 104040 forum postswhipspeed vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2006 - 2:20 AM

Very simple & very elegant. Well deserved EC & POTW.
Sarah

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gwyn h  10432 forum posts
4 Apr 2006 - 12:07 PM

Stunning....many congratulations on the RC/EC/POTW

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xinia
xinia  954 forum posts
4 Apr 2006 - 12:41 PM

wonderful!!!

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cdm36
cdm36 e2 Member 10390 forum postscdm36 vcard England7 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2006 - 12:52 PM

Cheers people appreciated. Smile.

Chris.

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eos3
eos3  1041 forum posts Wales
5 Apr 2006 - 7:59 AM

An absolute stunner and so well presented.

Phil

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hayleyk
hayleyk  956 forum posts England
6 Apr 2006 - 12:22 AM

Beautiful shot,Chris,congrats on the EC and POTW.
hayley

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martin.w
martin.w e2 Member 12352 forum postsmartin.w vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
6 Apr 2006 - 1:08 AM

Beautiful. Congrats on your EC/POTW.

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ian.daisley
6 Apr 2006 - 7:13 AM

Well done Chris. Your flower shots and close-ups are always top notch.

Ian.

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carriebugg
carriebugg  1065 forum posts England
8 Apr 2006 - 1:32 AM

Adore the lighting - it really brings out the colours.

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glenalva
glenalva e2 Member 8324 forum postsglenalva vcard Scotland
12 Apr 2006 - 9:12 PM

Belated congratulations on your POTW, a beautiful image....

Alison

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Ade_Osman e2 Member 114521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2006 - 9:50 AM

Only just noticed this was yours Chris.....Well done mate on the EC/POTW etc. My only crit being it's a bit girlie.....ROFLOL

Ade Smile

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cdm36
cdm36 e2 Member 10390 forum postscdm36 vcard England7 Constructive Critique Points
13 Apr 2006 - 1:08 PM

S'pose I asked for that, lol Smile.

Chris.

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Big Bri
Big Bri  1315583 forum posts England
18 Apr 2006 - 12:46 PM

An absolute stunner.

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Deigan
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30 Apr 2006 - 1:17 AM

Ah man!!! Youre work is something else - You are in a complete league of your own - SUperb imagery - AMazing!!!!!!! Its not often I get excited by the work of strangers but your portfolio is....... I am speechless

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canongirl08
11 Jun 2006 - 7:35 AM

Stunning shot
click
chelseakay

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viscostatic
25 Aug 2006 - 3:31 PM

Simple but very effective image.

Phil.

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zkmohie
zkmohie  5 Egypt
23 Aug 2009 - 5:04 PM

perfect work

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