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Those tiny green thingies will soon be plums waiting to be made into plum chutney!

A big thankyou to all who take the time to comment on my uploads. Really appreciated.
And have a good Easter break .

Brand:Nikon CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D80 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:60mm f/2.8 D
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Focal Length:60mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.2
Aperture:f/3.5
Shutter Speed:1/1000sec
Exposure Comp:-1.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
Title:Preserving Plums!
Username:barbarahirst barbarahirst
Uploaded:22 Apr 2011 - 7:27 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants., Wildlife / nature.Photo Journalism
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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2011 - 7:29 AM

cracking light and detail barbara wonderful colours a beautiful capture nice one Wink
andy

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Adrian_Reynolds
22 Apr 2011 - 7:32 AM

Really like the rich colour tone you've captured Barbara, excellent focus work, makes a fine image,
Adrian

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8141 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2011 - 7:51 AM

Wonderful dof and light, Barbs, you certainly are going to be busy later on in the year, preserving all your goodies Wink Carol

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samarmishra
22 Apr 2011 - 7:52 AM

Hope you get to have some tasty chutney, nice shot..

Samar..

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64595 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2011 - 7:55 AM

Lovely shot Barbara. The colours are so rich and warm.

It's such a glorious day I've been out already too planting the pots I bought yesterday while it's lovely and cool. And listening to the beautiful birdsong.

Chris

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pdcche
pdcche  4 United Kingdom
22 Apr 2011 - 8:10 AM

Stunning detailed shot Barbara, nice colours.. Peter

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2011 - 8:25 AM

A lovely shot Barbara - I'll be round later for my jam!!! LOL

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
22 Apr 2011 - 8:29 AM

Nice one!
Good details and I love the title.
IB

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moiral
moiral e2 Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
22 Apr 2011 - 8:33 AM

Beautifully focused. Lovely colours too. Moira

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Trev_B
Trev_B e2 Member 7110 forum postsTrev_B vcard England65 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2011 - 8:42 AM

Happy Easter Barbs.... Nice light and detail.

Trev

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mrswoolybill Critique Team 8481 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1077 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2011 - 8:58 AM

Which reminds me that I must have jars ready for a friend's annual glut of plums... Smile
Moira

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Herge88
Herge88 e2 Member 740 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2011 - 9:14 AM

Plum chutney rocks, save me someWink Great detail and rich colour in this image Barbara.

Best Matt

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digital_boi
22 Apr 2011 - 9:16 AM

nice detail and good DOF WinkWink plum chutney indeed are you taking ordersGrinGrin

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22 Apr 2011 - 9:46 AM

Wonderful colour & detail.

Lucien.

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2011 - 9:47 AM

Chutney, jam and crumble here we come!!
Lovely detail Barbara
Helen

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woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2011 - 9:52 AM

We once visited the mother of a friend in deepest France who preserved plums by a process of distillation. Also known as rocket fuel Wink

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Porthos
Porthos  4 Northern Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2011 - 10:26 AM

Lovely strong colours and detail.....Derek

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morpheus1955
22 Apr 2011 - 11:07 AM

Cracking shot Barbara, great light, super colours.

Hugh

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LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2011 - 1:24 PM

'Superb DOF, color, details, & comp'>...Peter Wink

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jonwebber  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2011 - 2:16 PM

This photograph has all the right ingredients . . .
jon

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Len1950 e2 Member 4Len1950 vcard England
22 Apr 2011 - 2:55 PM

Such lovely colour and excellent detail, a super close up Barbara.

Len

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2011 - 3:37 PM

You could go into business, Barbs, with all this rhubarb ice-cream, home-grown strawberries, home-made chutney... golly, it's making me feel hungry!Wink A super close-up here, very nicely captured Smile
Hope you're having an eggsellent Easter! Grin
Trev Smile

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vickyf
vickyf e2 Member 9vickyf vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2011 - 3:54 PM

Plum chutney my favourite! Nice to see a good plant shot that doesn't show flowers for a change!

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Imagephotographics

Great image Barbara with lovely rich tonal quality

Chris

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HobbitDave
22 Apr 2011 - 5:40 PM

Wonderful sharp macro barbara, lovely strong colours. Looks like a future feast!
Dave.

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imagio  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2011 - 5:56 PM

Great ones on this Barbara

bernie

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pluckyfilly e2 Member 8293 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2011 - 8:37 PM

looks like you might have a good crop this year Barbs

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Anjantoo  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2011 - 11:17 PM

Beautifully crisp capture.
Jann
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NeilWigan
NeilWigan  4 England15 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2011 - 11:37 PM

great sharp focus ,if the chutney is this good it should go down well.

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lesliea
lesliea e2 Member 5lesliea vcard Australia
23 Apr 2011 - 12:42 AM

Beautiful image well taken.
Allen, Grin

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AshTree
AshTree  51702 forum posts England6 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2011 - 9:08 AM

I'm getting to like the sound of your garden more and more - plum chutney, mmmmm! Lovely shot, btw Smile.
Theresa

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DanielD  4 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2011 - 3:47 PM

Well done , Barbara - whata top class presentation

Regards Daniel

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Peagreen
Peagreen  4 England1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Apr 2011 - 12:08 AM

Great close up , Barbara. By the looks of this you are in for plenty of chutney. Grin Lovely colour and detail.
Take care, have a lovely Easter Sunday,
Pauline

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raygregson e2 Member 6raygregson vcard United Kingdom
24 Apr 2011 - 1:16 PM

superb image with top dof.ray

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NobbytheNobster

Nice close up Barbara, great colours and dof Smile
Ricky.

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25 Apr 2011 - 12:04 AM

I know that I plummed the depths with the awful pun on your last upload, but this is a fab macro, the clarity and detail is exceedingly good

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England210 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2011 - 9:09 AM

A good spot Barbara, like the details in this, looks like you got a lot of fruit on the allotment.
Regards Richard

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