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When the world seems dark and bleak a colourful little fly can sometimes brighten your day. Hopefully Carols days are becoming brighter.
Sorry so late uploading tonight. We just got home from our friends 65th birthday party.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 50D
Lens:Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:30 Apr 2013 - 12:14 PM
Focal Length:135mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/7.1
Aperture:f/5.7
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:As Shot
Title:On a Dark Day
Username:Daisymaye Daisymaye
Uploaded:5 May 2013 - 5:37 AM
Tags:Black & white, Carolg, Fly, General
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Voters:jaktis · handlerstudio · Hermanus · gajewski · AnnChown · abeeror2 · Ray42 · RonnieAG · Derek_Fearn · nonur · WhiteRose1 · Badgerfred · prabhusinha · morpheus1955 · NaturesHaven · Deep_Bhatia · Caziwinkles · cats_123 · richmowil · EMJAYCEE · CaroleS · Alan_Baseley · Quoise · gary_d · SlowSong · andylea · Michaela_Solway · Rende · rayme330 · Stace · ugly · Alda · djh698 · EAS · mex · RockArea · Niknut · MalcolmS · jovanovic · Lillian · cptdaniel · pascalg · Chinga · LexEquine · ChiliMan · Big_Beavis · lesliea · Glostopcat ·
Views:108
Unique Views:54

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jaktis
jaktis Plus Member 1184 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
5 May 2013 - 5:47 AM

SO great with the selective colouring

Peter

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handlerstudio
handlerstudio Plus Member 2handlerstudio vcard United States7 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 6:02 AM

This is a spectacular image, for CarolG.

Peter

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
5 May 2013 - 6:15 AM

It is early morning here Sandy - just in time for me to get an early view for a change Smile Love the colour popping here - excellent Smile

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gajewski
gajewski Plus Member 10gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 6:40 AM

Great selective coloring and fantastic detail. I really like your commentary. I'm sure Carol will love this.
-=\Walter

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AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 7:25 AM

Your sentiments are just perfect Sandy and the image too!
Ann

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Ray42
Ray42  7 England3 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 7:55 AM

An excellent macro and a nifty piece of processing

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RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 8:02 AM

Carol will appreciate this one, Sandy: excellent detail and effective use of selective colour retention.
Ronnie.

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nonur
nonur Plus Member 6nonur vcard Turkey9 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 8:14 AM

Great use of selective colouring, too beautiful a shot for a detested carrion fly.

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Deep_Bhatia
5 May 2013 - 8:50 AM

A lovely picture. Very well highlighted. nice colors.

Deep

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Caziwinkles
5 May 2013 - 8:59 AM

Great shot Sandy - the colour popping works well. Smile

Carol

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richmowil Plus Member 6305 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 9:13 AM

Great use of selective colouring !! Love it!!

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EMJAYCEE Plus Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 9:23 AM

Excellent use of the selective colour Sandy.
Joan.

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gary_d
gary_d Plus Member 7576 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 10:59 AM

This is rather poignant as the image shows the darkness but also there is still colour to be found, lets hope Carol finds her colour again. - garuy

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SlowSong Plus Member 64969 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 11:01 AM

You've made even a humble fly look pretty. Smile

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Michaela_Solway

Brilliant selective colouring, you've made the humble fly a thing of " beauty"

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Rende
Rende Plus Member 837 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 11:40 AM

Very effective colour separation Sandy.
Rende

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RockArea
RockArea  8 United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 4:58 PM

Oh, an excellent image, Sandy. I've just been looking back on the situation you mention and your pic seems most appropriate!

David

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Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
5 May 2013 - 9:08 PM

what a shot Sandy
up to your usual standard
Lillian

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Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
7 May 2013 - 7:38 AM

Love this one! And she's green! I am sure Carol will love it... Grin
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LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2013 - 8:07 PM

Superb selective color macro image Rendering ~ Peter

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13 May 2013 - 11:37 PM

Superb use of selective colouring Sandy, not surprised to see the clicks fly in for this one

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