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A ladybird at rest on my 'white' bells (not for long, it soon realised I was poking around and moved on).

Thank you so much for recent comments and votes.

Kind regards
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:15 Apr 2012 - 10:34 AM
Focal Length:90mm
Aperture:f/10.0
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Sleeping beauty
Username:CaroleS CaroleS
Uploaded:25 Apr 2012 - 8:11 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, General, Wildlife / nature
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Votes:59

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Alvar
Alvar  8 France2 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2012 - 8:14 AM

Great shot and use of blurred background

Alvar

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2012 - 8:14 AM

brilliant detail carole wonderful dof and colour a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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debu
debu  5 India
25 Apr 2012 - 8:16 AM

Excellent capture.
debu

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8153 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2012 - 8:20 AM

Well timed and captured, Carole, excellent dof and well exposed. Carol

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canonfan
canonfan Plus Member 4canonfan vcard United Kingdom
25 Apr 2012 - 8:20 AM

Beautiful image with great detail Carole
Jim

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AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2012 - 8:25 AM

Nice and sharp where it matters!
Ann

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pdcche
pdcche  4 United Kingdom
25 Apr 2012 - 8:37 AM

Lovely capture Carole, great detail and colour, i like the dof.. Peter

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2012 - 8:38 AM

This is stunning pin sharp detail and wonderful colour,
saeid

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Richsr
Richsr Plus Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England213 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2012 - 8:42 AM

Like the details and colours too
Regarsd Richard

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franken
franken Plus Member 123323 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2012 - 8:54 AM

Very nice Carole.

Ken

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nicedayout
25 Apr 2012 - 9:15 AM

beautiful flowers ladybird looks good. Jamie

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2012 - 9:29 AM

oh this is so sweet, lovely white tones and an irresistible lady Smile

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digital_boi
25 Apr 2012 - 9:31 AM

superb whites here Carole excellent exposure control and the lady bird looks stunning against the white great capture


Graham

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Len1950
Len1950 Plus Member 5Len1950 vcard England
25 Apr 2012 - 9:41 AM

That' lovely Carole, super exposure.

Len

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WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51169 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England139 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2012 - 10:22 AM

The dof is excellent, Carole, and the ladybird really stands out on the white/green. Lovely image.

Dave

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Maiwand
Maiwand  8 England69 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2012 - 10:36 AM


Quote: This is stunning pin sharp detail and wonderful colour,
saeid

I have to agree with this comment Carole.
Ron

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eddie1
eddie1 Plus Member 3eddie1 vcard United Kingdom
25 Apr 2012 - 11:01 AM

excellent work,well done.

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achieverswales
25 Apr 2012 - 11:41 AM

Very beautiful Capture Carole with the vignette adding the extra touch.

Regards

Trev.

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2012 - 12:39 PM

Really pretty.
Ladybird looks well on the pure white.

B.

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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2012 - 1:09 PM

I have mentioned on here before Carole,
they used to be a regular sight in my garden,
but I must have upset them as they stay away now !!
A well coloured shot.
Good one.
Mick.

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morpheus1955
25 Apr 2012 - 1:10 PM

Superb shot, excellent detail and colours.

Hugh

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prabhusinha Plus Member 7prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2012 - 2:49 PM

A Superb pic.

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SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 64876 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2012 - 3:33 PM

This is so beautiful. And I love the thought of a ladybird having a sleep on a flower.
Chris

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2012 - 4:10 PM

Very beautiful, Carole, with the added bonus of the ladybird! Wink
Trev Smile

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moiral
moiral Plus Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
25 Apr 2012 - 4:58 PM

Beautiful capture Carole. That ladybird makes a beautiful splash of colour against the white flower. Moira

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Niknut
Niknut Plus Member 4801 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom64 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2012 - 5:14 PM

Cracking shot !!!...fascinating near 3D effect, particularly in the 'Large' view !!

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25 Apr 2012 - 5:33 PM

I really like this Carole.

John Smile

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SUE118
SUE118 Plus Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2012 - 5:55 PM

Superb shot.

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25 Apr 2012 - 8:15 PM

Like this a lot Carole - especially the contrasting colours. Lou

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lil48
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25 Apr 2012 - 8:35 PM

Beautiful capture, love this shot. Lil

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2012 - 10:26 PM

First time I've seen ladybird on white flower.
Makes a wonderful image with such a contrast.
Superb focussing too.
KateGrin

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26 Apr 2012 - 12:40 AM

Caught well Carole ...Bill

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ugly Plus Member 6ugly vcard United Kingdom56 Constructive Critique Points
26 Apr 2012 - 7:23 AM

A great image...
Love the ladybird on the white pettal...
Great contrast...

Dave

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Rock Plus Member 12Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
26 Apr 2012 - 7:27 AM

Top use of available light.

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Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
26 Apr 2012 - 8:31 AM

What a wonderful composition Carol and
so crisp clear a stunner of the ladybird
Lillian

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LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
26 Apr 2012 - 8:20 PM

'Super {A++++} & lovely Ladybird & Floral Macro,' Carole~

~ Peter Smile

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brownsilent
brownsilent Plus Member 8brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2012 - 8:35 AM

gorgeous image Carol, sorry to have missed you out - I thought we were connected - but... well, now we are!
Johanna

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Cor
Cor  5 Belgium
27 Apr 2012 - 9:41 AM

Superb 10*****
Cor.

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1 May 2012 - 11:18 AM

What a lovely spring macro, the ladybird really makes this image stand out from the crowd

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