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This macro was taken on the coastal footpath several weeks ago. I think it is probably one of the Dog-violets by its shape. Tiny and easy to overlook and that is why I called this one 'Shrinking Violet'.

Best wishes - Carole

Brand:Pentax
Camera:Pentax K-r Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:TAMRON SP AF 90mm F2.8 Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:27 May 2012 - 1:38 PM
Focal Length:90mm
Aperture:f/10.0
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Shrinking Violet
Username:CaroleS CaroleS
Uploaded:17 Jul 2012 - 9:07 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, General, Violet, Wildlife / nature
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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
17 Jul 2012 - 9:10 AM

Stunning and beautifully presented.

John

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digital_boi
17 Jul 2012 - 9:12 AM

fine macro

Graham GrinGrinGrin

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chrissie3
chrissie3  6 England
17 Jul 2012 - 9:13 AM

Beautiful colour & detail!

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41077 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2012 - 9:20 AM

Delicate beauty and a nice angle of capture, Carole.

Dave

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lesliea
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17 Jul 2012 - 9:32 AM

Beautiful image great colours well captured.
Allen, Smile

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2012 - 9:34 AM

lovely delicate detail ... don't know the species, sorry.

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Fefe
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17 Jul 2012 - 9:44 AM

Lovely image, great shot!
Diane

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2012 - 10:00 AM

Beautiful capture of this delicate and diminutive flower, Carole.
Ronnie.

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achieverswales
17 Jul 2012 - 10:07 AM

Excellent light exposure and composition Carole, I believe it is the common Dog Violet!

Regards

Trev.

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canonfan
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17 Jul 2012 - 10:49 AM

Fantastic capture Carole
Jim

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43500 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom104 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2012 - 11:08 AM

A really beautiful example of close-up/macro photography, superb detail, clarity and colour throughout.

Regards Nathan

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lifesnapper
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17 Jul 2012 - 11:19 AM

Well spotted and taken Carole, lovely.

John Smile

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2012 - 11:40 AM

A beautiful macro Carole of this delicate flower..Lin

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Joline
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17 Jul 2012 - 1:00 PM

So simple and beautiful....just as violets should be.

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lostnspace2011
17 Jul 2012 - 1:28 PM

A lovely capture Carole, it does look like a dog violet but could not tell you which one Smile Nice colour and detailed shot

Mark

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2012 - 2:08 PM

What a fantastic shot. The detail and colour are wonderful, Carole Smile

Andrew

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 95951 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2012 - 2:25 PM

Colours and detail spot on Carole
A sure winner

Adrian

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2012 - 3:05 PM

A very delicate looking and pretty flower, Carole, stunning colour and beautifully captured Smile
Trev Smile

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CarolG e2 Member 8141 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2012 - 3:20 PM

A beautiful image, Carole. Carol

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prabhusinha
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17 Jul 2012 - 3:39 PM

A good piece of macro work.

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17 Jul 2012 - 4:24 PM

Stunning Carole
Julie

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17 Jul 2012 - 4:51 PM

A real beauty.

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2012 - 5:01 PM

great comp carole wonderful detail super colour and tones a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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17 Jul 2012 - 5:32 PM

Love the title Carole - and a beautiful capture of this tiny flower!
Ann

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17 Jul 2012 - 5:41 PM

This is exquisite!

Excellent focus and composition and some interesting commentary has earned my User award for today!

Last Modified By taggart at 17 Jul 2012 - 5:44 PM

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17 Jul 2012 - 6:08 PM

Beautifully captured Carole. Moira

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pdcche
pdcche  4 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2012 - 8:37 PM

Beautiful colours and detail Carole, Peter..

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Irishkate
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17 Jul 2012 - 10:20 PM

Lovely image of beautiful little flower.
Well captured with b/g defocussed.
KateGrinGrin

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2012 - 10:31 PM

Excellent details and beautifully captured.

Ann

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nicedayout
17 Jul 2012 - 10:35 PM

Well seen and beautifully captured. Jamie

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NeilWigan
NeilWigan  4 England15 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 9:58 AM

A fine macro Carol,great sharp fine detail.

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LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jul 2012 - 9:04 PM

'WoW,...Superb & very Lovely macro Floral,' Carole!

Ciao~ Peter Smile

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26 Jul 2012 - 9:05 PM

Lovely detailed capture SmileSmile
Helen

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