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A set of images all taken on Friday afternoon in a wet and muddy Queenswood near Cheltenham. The bluebells and wood anemones were starting to show well and everywhere was very green after all this rain. Unfortunately the light was poor throughout the time I was there.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 400D
Lens:18.0 - 55.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 28.1 - 85.9 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:4 May 2012 - 1:24 PM
Focal Length:38mm
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/50sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:125
Exposure Mode:Landscape
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Spring in Queenswood
Username:Glostopcat Glostopcat
Uploaded:6 May 2012 - 11:15 AM
Tags:Bluebells, Glos, Landscape / travel, May, Queenswood, Spring, Wood anemones
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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2012 - 11:16 AM

This is a beautiful image captured so well and presented .
saeid

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7395 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom971 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2012 - 11:32 AM

V6 for the bench, V7 for the mossy stump, submerged in a sea of blue.
Moira

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2154 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2012 - 11:41 AM

Great set,I like the bench and the one with the path best,this make's me feel Iwould like to walk there
Netta

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2012 - 12:00 PM

wonderful scenes, Ed, and such a rich blue. Carol

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Michaela_Solway
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6 May 2012 - 12:06 PM

Like V 4 for the comp & V5 for the path lead in... Lovely set

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2012 - 12:13 PM

The soft light has probably favoured the capture of the colours very naturally, Ed, although it usually means longer exposures which can complicate matters under the canopy.
A lovely set and I bet the scent from all those bluebells was glorious.
Ronnie.

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Len1950
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6 May 2012 - 12:46 PM

A smashing set Ed with good green tones and lots of detail.

Len

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saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 43667 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway23 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2012 - 1:35 PM

The light has helped the flowers stand out more, Ed and appear more vibrant, so the lack of sunshine was helping you there.
V6 for the comp is my pick of this choice set.

Malc

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41029 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England133 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2012 - 1:42 PM

Some wonderful tones from the subdued lighting. A well-composed set but v7 is a stand out for me.

Dave

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2012 - 2:00 PM

Maybe overcast Ed,
but the colours are a treat here !!
Good set.
Mick.

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FeatherFriend
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6 May 2012 - 2:05 PM

A fine set again Ed, difficult to choose a fav Wink
Geoff.

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2012 - 3:51 PM

I knew you'd come up with some of these bluebell images! They are a lovely sight,
Johanna

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2012 - 4:05 PM

V5 with the path is my favourite Ed but a good set of bluebell shots

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prabhusinha
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6 May 2012 - 4:28 PM

V 2,4,5 & 6 are sweet.

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32917 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2012 - 5:03 PM

A fantastic set of images, love the whole feel to this particular series. I'm going with Malc on this one Version 6 ticks all the right boxes for me.

Highest regards Nathan

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 7135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2012 - 5:10 PM

What a set! But WOW at Vs 2 and 4, Ed SmileSmile

I would LOVE to sit on that bench in V6 and just take it all in.

Andrew

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pascalg
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6 May 2012 - 5:42 PM

thought somebody was asleep in #4...

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Maiwand
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6 May 2012 - 6:20 PM

Fine series Ed. Difficult to choose but I think my vote must go to that fantastic old tree in V1. I wonder how old that is GrinGrinGrin
Ron

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JustDucky
JustDucky  3 Canada
6 May 2012 - 6:34 PM

beautiful set Ed, love them all
Tammy

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Paul_cats
Paul_cats e2 Member 861 forum postsPaul_cats vcard Scotland22 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2012 - 7:48 PM

A fine set of images. Particularly like V5 and V6 with the bench.
Paul

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dmhuynh72
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6 May 2012 - 8:00 PM

well taken series Ed with lovely colours.
regards
Yung

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Karen_Summers
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6 May 2012 - 9:40 PM

a pretty scene Ed

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Glostopcat
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7 May 2012 - 12:08 AM


Quote: Thought somebody was asleep in #4...

A lot of these dead trees did look like people particularly in the gloom, they provide endless opportunities for photographs, you will see more in the coming days. Many thanks for all your c&c's they are much appreciated, Ed

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goso
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7 May 2012 - 12:15 AM

Looks like a magical place Ed, and caught well with this set ...Bill

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JimV
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7 May 2012 - 1:48 AM

Nice set and very well taken under the circumstances you describe Ed! Sorry to have missed so many of your uploads will have a look later, but won't be commenting! Was surprised to see you were on line at this late hour for you Smile

Rgds., Jim

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2012 - 8:07 AM

A smashing set Ed', V4 & 6 I find very appealing.
Hope you're having a good loooong Weekend.

John Smile

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Glyn1
Glyn1  5 England1 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2012 - 8:25 AM

An excellent series of lovely Blue Bells.


Glyn

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A Booth
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7 May 2012 - 10:37 AM

Bluebells well captured in a set of well composed images. good use of the light.

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Jocelia
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7 May 2012 - 12:11 PM

Oh Ed. these are fantastic. I can't pick any special one as there are all so unique.
Perhaps V6 with the seat or V7 with the mossy stump. Lovely collection. Great work……

Jocelia………...

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raygregson
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7 May 2012 - 1:38 PM

fantastic set of spring colour here ed,well captured indeed.ray

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barbarahirst
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7 May 2012 - 6:03 PM

A great set ...they all are special in their own way

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Jodyw17
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7 May 2012 - 9:22 PM

Still some great shots despite the lighting! well done

Jody

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