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Single sweet pea bloom, rescued from the rain, and photographed indoors at window using available daylight only and a black card for the backdrop.

Details: ISO 400, 0.4 sec. at f/36.0 with Exp. Bias of -0.33.

Many thanks to all who voted for and commented on my last posting, "Wildeve", and as always i am most appreciative.
And a big thank you to Nicky ("nickyv32") for her User Award for my image "Mixed Bouquet".

Ronnie.

Camera:Nikon D80 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Nikon DX 18-135mm. at 70mm.
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:"Sweet Pea" 2
Username:RonnieAG RonnieAG
Uploaded:20 Sep 2010 - 1:15 PM
Tags:Available daylight only, Black card., Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, Indoor shot, Pink, Sweet pea
Votes:73
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NeilWigan
NeilWigan e2 Member 4NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2010 - 1:26 PM

Lovely flower nice colour and detail good shot .

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2010 - 1:28 PM

The card really does work doesnt it ?

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PauloNascimentoPhotography

beautiful work!
Paulo

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2010 - 1:45 PM

Another beautifully presented shot

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6520 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2010 - 1:59 PM

Very pretty and again so nice against the dark background. - gary

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prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2010 - 2:13 PM

Fine colors , we hope 2 plant in this winter.

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1081 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
20 Sep 2010 - 2:50 PM

Lovely colours enhanced by the droplets

Peter

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sedonamoonshine

beautiful delightful love sweetpeas

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 9473 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2010 - 2:57 PM

As good as it gets Ronnie.

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digital_boi
20 Sep 2010 - 3:18 PM

the colours shoot off the screen at you Excellent Ronnie keep it up a joy to see

Graham

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2010 - 3:53 PM

Great image Ronnie and beautiful presenttion.
Joan.

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2010 - 3:55 PM

Beautitul flowers, and beautifully captured and presented as always, Ronnie. Shooting against a black background really makes them leap out at you.
TrevB Smile

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Mynett
Mynett e2 Member 6137 forum postsMynett vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2010 - 3:59 PM

your sweet peas are lasting well, love them with the addition of the raindrops

Linda

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acousticmist
20 Sep 2010 - 4:09 PM

A pretty shot with great colour.........Martin

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Adrian_Reynolds
20 Sep 2010 - 4:19 PM

I recognise your work from the thumbnails Ronnie, you always get such vibrant colour into your images, stunningly beautiful,
Adrian

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2010 - 5:27 PM

you are so talented with your flower shots particularly Ronnie and the b/g's you choose work very well. Love this shot its simply gorgeous

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2010 - 5:27 PM

Exquisite!

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
20 Sep 2010 - 5:29 PM

Its a cracker Ronnie.
Brian

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LukeParkinson
20 Sep 2010 - 5:49 PM

Cracking Ronnie! Really is good mate!

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samlw68
samlw68  4 United Kingdom
20 Sep 2010 - 5:55 PM

great image, the colour really stands out against the black background.

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polly470
polly470 e2 Member 425 forum postspolly470 vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2010 - 6:10 PM

Ronnie - each time I think you cannot possibly top the last photo, you go and do it again...but this one is particularly exquisite with the drops of water like jewels...
Pauline

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SteveMoulding
SteveMoulding e2 Member 5SteveMoulding vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2010 - 6:10 PM

Stunning beauty, Happy to be #30.
Steve.

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Sue_R
Sue_R e2 Member 8Sue_R vcard Scotland6 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2010 - 6:23 PM

Another beautiful flower pic from you. Love the raindrops again. They really do add to the image.

Sue

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Billyray
Billyray  670 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2010 - 6:45 PM

An absolute cracker Ronnie. Great detail and superb colour. Love the black background too.
Ray

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2010 - 7:27 PM

Excellent, Ronnie.

Ann

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Cor
Cor  5 Belgium
20 Sep 2010 - 7:52 PM

Superb Ronnie 10/10
cor

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Jekaro
Jekaro e2 Member 5Jekaro vcard United Kingdom
20 Sep 2010 - 8:39 PM

Another superb image, Ronnie, wonderful colours.
Roy

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FeatherFriend
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20 Sep 2010 - 8:43 PM

Superb color and detail again Ronny, lovely image,
Geoff.

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bromley-smith
20 Sep 2010 - 8:51 PM

Beautiful Ronnie, sure I can smell it.
Tony

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gregl
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20 Sep 2010 - 8:54 PM

What a beautiful image this is Ronnie. Such delicate colours against the black bg.
Greg

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2010 - 9:45 PM

Ronnie these sweet pea blooms you have captured are all so beautifully seen and captured, and this is another outstanding shot
Lillian

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Glyn1
Glyn1  5 England1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2010 - 10:13 PM

Another beauty Ronnie, love the contrast on the black bg. The water dropletts are excellent.

Glyn

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2010 - 12:10 AM

Beautiful shot Ronnie, fabulous colours and I love the water droplets. Beautifully captured.

Hugh

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rpba18205
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21 Sep 2010 - 12:12 AM

Beautiful image well taken.
Rob

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Anjantoo
Anjantoo  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2010 - 12:18 AM

I really love these sweetpea images. Beautiful colours against the black bg.
Jann
xxx

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TonyWatson
21 Sep 2010 - 6:01 AM

Another cracker Ronnie ~ Superbly presented. You certainly have these shots taped.
Excellent stuff.
Doc

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JimV
JimV  8 Canada3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2010 - 6:08 AM

Aha! a Ronnie classic as to set-up and lighing, and beautifully taken as always Ronnie!
Rgds., Jim

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2010 - 8:47 AM


Quote: Ronnie - each time I think you cannot possibly top the last photo, you go and do it again...but this one is particularly exquisite with the drops of water like jewels...
Pauline

I quite agree

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forestfotos
21 Sep 2010 - 8:57 AM

I can smell them from here Ronnie. Beautiful light on the petels of the flowers and a stunning backgrond makes the colours stand out.

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2010 - 10:47 AM

Morning Ronnie, single flowers always seem to have a bigger impact especially on black. This is another very good example. Congrats. Paul

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Canadiann
Canadiann  4 Canada2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2010 - 4:42 PM

Hi Ronnie, well this is a feast 4 my eyes. Lovely delicate plant and beautiful colour n detail. As always love what you produce and makes me so envious.
Thanks 4 your continuing caring n support.
Ann xxx

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videotec
videotec  6 United Kingdom
22 Sep 2010 - 4:16 PM

Beautiful work, stands out well against the Black B/G.
Regards
Pete

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Source
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22 Sep 2010 - 11:08 PM

Stunning capture of detail
-source

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Suehh
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23 Sep 2010 - 5:56 PM

They don't come any more beautiful than this Ronnie!

Sue

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Wallybazoom
24 Sep 2010 - 10:13 AM

Excellent! perfect detail and colour

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jackitec
jackitec  6 Spain
27 Sep 2010 - 7:49 PM

I missed this one Ronnie, very nice, as you know we don't get much rain so sometimes I cheat and use a spray bottle, (Wink
Jack.

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