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Actually Raindrops on Peony Roses: the original shot, taken in the garden yesterday after heavy showers, is V 2, but I thought a close crop with a left to right flip would make for an interesting almost abstract.

My thanks to all as ever for the comments on Triple Peony, and with special thanks to Ray {Billyray} for his User Award.

Ronnie.

News about Sue........Sue118
..
I heard from Sue yesterday and she has asked me to let all know that she is OK following her Carpal Tunnel op. However, she has had a slight set back on the road to recovery but wishes to assure us that she will be back on site here again soon.............R.

Camera:Nikon D7000 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Nikon DX 18-200mm.
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Focal Length:56mm.
Aperture:f/14.0
Shutter Speed:1/60sec
Exposure Comp:-0.7
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Aperture
Metering Mode:CWA
Flash:Fired
White Balance:Auto
Title:"Raindrops on Roses"
Username:RonnieAG RonnieAG
Uploaded:28 Jun 2013 - 12:28 AM
Tags:Bowl of Beauty., Flowers & plants, Peony rose, Raindrops
Votes:Voting Disabled
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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PattiW
PattiW e2 Member 9PattiW vcard United States2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 12:40 AM

I love the colors, the droplets, the full frame, everything PattiSmileSmileSmile

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richmowil
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28 Jun 2013 - 12:51 AM

Strong colours here!! I think I prefer v2 due to the added contrast form the background!! They are both good!!

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2013 - 12:57 AM

Sharp on the rain drops and elsewhere as it needs to be--- these are both fine, but I like v2 for its concrete nature!

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jaktis
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28 Jun 2013 - 4:23 AM

So great with the raindrop details

Peter

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Daisymaye
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28 Jun 2013 - 5:08 AM

Both very beautiful and the rain drops are wonderful.........Sandy

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CarolG
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28 Jun 2013 - 5:42 AM

Two beautiful image, Ronnie, and thanks for the update on Sue. Carol

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LynneJoyce
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28 Jun 2013 - 5:48 AM

Two lovely images. V1 is the winner for me. It seems to be a very good year for peonies.

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Nigeve1
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28 Jun 2013 - 6:36 AM

Beautiful and superbly detailed captures.
Nigel

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Lillian
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28 Jun 2013 - 7:14 AM

Two lovely images Ronnie, but for
me the close up of V1 is amazing with the clarity
Lillian

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fentiger
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28 Jun 2013 - 7:18 AM

An unusual but delightful abstract.

Albert

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Badgerfred
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28 Jun 2013 - 7:41 AM

Beautiful images Ronnie,
Fred.

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widtink
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28 Jun 2013 - 7:44 AM

Stunning Ronnie V1 all the way , those water droplets are fantastic SmileSmile

Rod

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AnnChown
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28 Jun 2013 - 7:46 AM

A big thumbs up for both Ronnie!
Ann

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cats_123
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28 Jun 2013 - 8:03 AM

wonderful detail GrinGrinGrin

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andylea
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28 Jun 2013 - 8:09 AM

two wonderful detailed captures ronnie fantastic colours and light has to be v1 for me today a full on stunner nice one Wink
andy

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NaturesHaven
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28 Jun 2013 - 8:14 AM

They could also be spider eggs............love the detail in the drops........V1 for me............GrinGrinGrinGrin

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morpheus1955
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28 Jun 2013 - 8:37 AM

Two wonderful images Ronnie, fabulous colours and great clarity

Hugh

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danbrann
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28 Jun 2013 - 8:56 AM

Two wonderful images Ronnie with either o being able to stand on it's own. I think I prefer V1 simply because of it's abstract presentation.
Danny

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Nikonuser1
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28 Jun 2013 - 8:57 AM

2 great images Ronnie, V1 takes it, like the water droplets, and the coloursSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile



Cliff

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adrian_w
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28 Jun 2013 - 9:18 AM

excellent abstract in V1.

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Maiwand
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28 Jun 2013 - 9:24 AM

Wonderful images Ronnie. Diamond speckled beauties.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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Irishkate
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28 Jun 2013 - 10:23 AM

V1 makes a most interesting abstract with more rain than rose!
In V2 it is hard to believe your beautiful peony can withstand that rainfall,
yet she is holding her own and standing proud.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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Bravdo
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28 Jun 2013 - 10:44 AM

Great capture of the detail and colour in this Ronnie, a difficult choice in choosing , again both excellent captures and worthy of placing in there own standing. The water droplets just add more to the image. Excellent work.

Barry

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DicksPics
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28 Jun 2013 - 10:53 AM

I love these images, Ronnie - so sharp and clear!
I particularly like the contrast between subject and background.

Richard

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nonur
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28 Jun 2013 - 11:16 AM

Two super shots, Ronnie. Love both of them, but V1 is quite impressive with those numerous drops and lovely colours.

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tomcat
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28 Jun 2013 - 1:44 PM

V1 for me Ronnie
Your technique makes it a certain winner

Adrian

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leontari
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28 Jun 2013 - 1:48 PM

Two stunning captures. V1 is exceptional with these fascinating droplets and the clarity..
Effrossini

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CaroleS
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28 Jun 2013 - 1:50 PM

V1 for me too, so many of those crisp little drops.
Carole

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digital_boi
28 Jun 2013 - 2:51 PM

Yes has to be V1 for me also Ronnie natures little droplets make great magnifying glasses indeed v2 is up there as well but you cut is todays winner


GrahamGrinGrinGrin

Just finished another day of sandpapering paintwork such joy!!!

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Niknut
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28 Jun 2013 - 4:26 PM

Cracking shot !!!.....lovely colours, with beautiful 'sparkly' detail......top notch !!

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Michaela_Solway
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28 Jun 2013 - 4:57 PM

Wonderful.. A box of sparkling jewel..

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lifesnapper
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28 Jun 2013 - 5:27 PM

V2 for me Ronnie, a magical shot.

John Smile

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moiral
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28 Jun 2013 - 5:47 PM

While V1 is an excellent close up Ronnie, I have to say that V2 is superb. The flower just jumps out of the screen. Moira

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geffers7
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28 Jun 2013 - 6:20 PM

Love the detail Ronnie.
Geoff

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evelen
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28 Jun 2013 - 6:34 PM

excellent images lovely rain drops colour and detail Ronnie.
eve.Smile

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FeatherFriend
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28 Jun 2013 - 9:45 PM

2 beautiful shots Ronnie, V1 is my fav,
Geoff.

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sweetpea62
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28 Jun 2013 - 10:06 PM

Two stunning images Ronnie..Lin

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annettep38
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28 Jun 2013 - 11:50 PM

Two great shots, of which I prefer v2 although v1 makes a superb abstract. As said above, v2 is almost 3d

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dawnmichelle
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29 Jun 2013 - 12:02 AM

stunning

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Glostopcat
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29 Jun 2013 - 12:23 AM

V1 is magical, a masterclass in macrophotography

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brian17302
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29 Jun 2013 - 12:06 PM

2 super macro images with great water droplets

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carper123
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29 Jun 2013 - 5:55 PM

Fills the frame with wonderful colour and detail.
Nice work, Ronnie.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmile

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PaulLiley
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29 Jun 2013 - 7:58 PM

Love V1 its a winner for me. Tight cropping and water droplets. Excellent work Ronnie. paul

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tonyng
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29 Jun 2013 - 9:19 PM

Definitely like your V1 Ronnie.

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accipiter
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30 Jun 2013 - 8:51 AM

V2 is excellent Ronnie but I love v1 - a superb natural abstract. All the planets and nebulae one could wish for. A great decision to make this crop. A

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30 Jun 2013 - 9:19 AM

I like what you have done in V1, Ronnie, showing all the detail of the droplets.

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xwang
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2 Jul 2013 - 4:16 PM

Wonderful light control...great detail.

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Cliff1944
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4 Jul 2013 - 7:42 PM

Amazing water droplets - V1 for me.
Cliff

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5 Jul 2013 - 5:47 PM

Two super shots but its V2 for me.
Ju

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