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Good evening.

Yes, poppies!

These caught my attention this morning on my way to Hardwick Hall, growing amongst a crop of oilseed rape.

It's just my turn, is all. More to follow, I'm afraid.

Thanks for taking a look, all comments much appreciated.

Graham

Camera:Canon 5d MKII
Lens:100 - 400mm
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Poppies
Username:GrahamNobles GrahamNobles
Uploaded:4 Jul 2009 - 8:52 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Landscape / travel, Wildlife / nature
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mikesmith
mikesmith e2 Member 945 forum postsmikesmith vcard United Kingdom35 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2009 - 9:01 PM

To me this beats all my recent uplaods for the back lighting and the dreamy effect the out of focus plants in the foreground give it. Quality photography
Mike

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martin.w
martin.w e2 Member 12350 forum postsmartin.w vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2009 - 9:10 PM

A good spot and well captured Smile

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Mynett
Mynett e2 Member 6137 forum postsMynett vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2009 - 9:20 PM

fantastic image

wow

Linda

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SimPick
SimPick  8545 forum posts Azerbaijan2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2009 - 9:34 PM

Very nice indeed. Love it. Superb viewed large.

Simon.

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alansdottir
4 Jul 2009 - 9:34 PM

I love the light through the translucent heads and the swirly out-of-focusness of the back and foreground - and the composition is lovely. Just as well you took your camera with you! Carol (I wonder what they are all looking at?)

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MichaelBHanney
MichaelBHanney e2 Member 6MichaelBHanney vcard
4 Jul 2009 - 9:43 PM

Very delicate.

Michael

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jgmford
jgmford  7 England
4 Jul 2009 - 10:08 PM

great close up detail capture love the composition, love the detail and the colours.
Jeff

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Snapitt
Snapitt e2 Member 5Snapitt vcard
4 Jul 2009 - 10:16 PM

Lovely shot! The poppies looking stunning against the dark background. Well done!
Jane

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moocow
moocow  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2009 - 10:19 PM

Great shot, well spotted, love the vibrant colour of the poppies Smile

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Landlord
Landlord  725 forum posts Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2009 - 10:23 PM

One of the better poppy images though master G. Look forward to the rest.

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2009 - 10:47 PM

Lovely poppy image. Very well composed image..........Sandy

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Sezz
Sezz e2 Member 9617 forum postsSezz vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2009 - 11:29 PM

Poppies and Hardwick Hall - now I am really jealous Graham! Like how you have processed this one Smile

Sarah *

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Eviscera
Eviscera  81097 forum posts United Kingdom149 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2009 - 11:42 PM

if thats straight of cam , brilliant !

If not , effective image either way ,

I suspect the former...

Dave

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NEWMANP e2 Member 61583 forum postsNEWMANP vcard United Kingdom574 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2009 - 11:48 PM

really nice use of dof Graham,
Hardwick! you are getting close to my patch, you will be in Bolsover next Smile shout me if you come this way again.
Phil

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2009 - 3:02 AM

Stunning capture Graham
regards
Yung

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Buffalo_Tom
Buffalo_Tom e2 Member 82322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2009 - 5:28 AM

Lovely image Graham.
Tom.

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GrahamNobles
5 Jul 2009 - 6:13 AM


Quote: If thats straight of cam , brilliant !

If not , effective image either way ,

I suspect the former...

Dave

Not clever enough for anything other, Dave!

Graham

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 968 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2009 - 11:35 AM

Seems we're all fascinated by these Poppies, me too see you later.

Dougie

PS: Love the light and feeling of movement.

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riprap007
riprap007  91568 forum posts England37 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2009 - 11:37 AM

good choice of lens to isolate well amongst the movement

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2009 - 11:46 AM

Love the delicacy of this image. It matches so well with poppies as they really are, rather than the rather solid look sometimes achieved with the camera.

Ann

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Alan_Coles
5 Jul 2009 - 1:05 PM

Super image...love the drwamy feel to this - well done on 50 !!

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LesF
LesF  7175 forum posts8 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2009 - 7:55 PM

Pretty special shot this

LesF

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jonathanbp
jonathanbp e2 Member 694 forum postsjonathanbp vcard Indonesia
5 Jul 2009 - 9:04 PM

Large version is wonderful - Jonathan

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Phil_Nunez
5 Jul 2009 - 10:05 PM

Beautifully done Graham, the lighting is just perfection.
Hope you're well
Regards
Phil

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stefan
stefan  10 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2009 - 5:38 AM

superb

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webjam
webjam  9292 forum posts Netherlands11 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2009 - 10:20 PM

Like the way you are able to give these pictures the 'Graham Nobles' character and style.

Jacqueline

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nickyv32
nickyv32 e2 Member 7135 forum postsnickyv32 vcard England
6 Jul 2009 - 10:40 PM

Beautiful Poppies, lovely shot

Nicky

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