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Good Morning to all
Today I'm having a go at macro, as there are no workmen here to take shots at.
This is a Phalaenopsis Orchid, from the Greek word meaning: Mothlike in Flight. Actually I have enjoyed doing something different. Thank you to all for your comments and votes, clicks, its all very much appreciated. have a lovely day, Cheers Louise

Camera:Nikon D50 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Sigma 18 - 55 mm with Macro Lens Attached.
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Orchid
Username:borrower borrower
Uploaded:11 Feb 2010 - 3:17 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, General
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Image123
Image123  5 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2010 - 3:40 PM

lovely set
Gareth

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2010 - 4:13 PM

Well This is a big change from the last lot
I do like the set But my vote does go to V1
That really is superb

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2010 - 4:40 PM

beautiful set of shots v3 my favourite a little gem nice one Wink
andy

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adrian_w
adrian_w e2 Member 73432 forum postsadrian_w vcard Scotland4 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2010 - 4:41 PM

If this is your 1st attempt at macro then very well done.
version 3 is the best, V1 doesn't have enough depth of field.

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Rock
Rock e2 Member 12Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2010 - 4:50 PM

Delicate work.

Rock

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Adrian_Reynolds
11 Feb 2010 - 4:51 PM

Three very fine captures, Louise, excellent focus work giving these beautiful and gentle images,
Adrian

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10495 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2010 - 4:55 PM

V3 for me but I am by no means a Macro expert or even user.

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stephenscott
11 Feb 2010 - 5:00 PM

Great shots,has to be V3 for me,nice detail and colours in them all..

steve..

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Dave_Holdham
11 Feb 2010 - 6:18 PM

Beautiful detailed images, well presented

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gary_d
gary_d  7575 forum posts Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2010 - 6:32 PM

These macro's of your's are amazing. - gary

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TelStar
TelStar  9116 forum posts United Kingdom
11 Feb 2010 - 7:21 PM

Beautiful, sensuous set.

Tel*

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JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY
11 Feb 2010 - 7:23 PM

I like your choice of wide aperture to create something delicate in V1.
V2 is another very good close-up of this beautifull flower.
JNC

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bluetitblue
bluetitblue e2 Member 5bluetitblue vcard United Kingdom
11 Feb 2010 - 8:03 PM

Nice Macro shot Louise.
Pete

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Shootme  5 England
11 Feb 2010 - 8:16 PM

Three smashing shots, v1 for me but they are all worth a vote.

Jim.

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gingerdelight
11 Feb 2010 - 8:16 PM

Superbly captured, three great macros.
Carol

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astyag
astyag  712 Constructive Critique Points
11 Feb 2010 - 8:24 PM

"Sigma 18 - 55 mm with Macro Lens Attached" I didn't know that you can attach a macro lens to 18-55mm ?! What kind of macro lens attached? Louise this is so nice! excellent macro sets, during 98-2005 I used to be a florist, you have reminded me of some good memories... Thank you.
Astyag

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Imagephotographics

Lovely set of images
Chris

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bromley-smith
11 Feb 2010 - 11:10 PM

Excellent images, great work.
Tony

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Jez22
Jez22  6 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2010 - 11:29 PM

Super Set,for me V2

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PattiW
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12 Feb 2010 - 12:26 AM

Such lovely color and detail in this wonderful set, Patti

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rpba18205 e2 Member 5rpba18205 vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
12 Feb 2010 - 9:16 AM

Fine set of macros. V3 Fav. for me.

RJ.

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Geoffers
Geoffers e2 Member 7Geoffers vcard Spain
12 Feb 2010 - 11:29 AM

A great image.
Wonderful focus and details.
V1 is my favorite

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PinkK
PinkK  580 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Feb 2010 - 12:57 PM

Lovely macros

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borrower
borrower  5 England
12 Feb 2010 - 2:39 PM

ThanK you to all for your lovely comments and votes, its all very much appreciated.
Cheers Louise

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
12 Feb 2010 - 3:54 PM

Very lovely, delicate images.

Ann

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lev93  5 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2010 - 5:04 PM

version 1 & 2 are really good, but version 3 was the one for me! :o)

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Toonman
Toonman  71420 forum posts England2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Feb 2010 - 7:01 PM

Yep v3 for me as well. Nice sharp focal point and diffused background.

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Cor
Cor  5 Belgium
13 Feb 2010 - 4:14 PM

Lovely set.
cor

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LindaPellingPhotography

That is beautiful Louise
Linda

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calinutz78
25 Feb 2010 - 9:04 AM

beautiful shots!!!

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AnneWorner e2 Member 7618 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States43 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2010 - 3:36 PM

These phalos are hard to photograph. I like the idea of the very limited focus in v1. Works well.
Anne

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