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I love the twists and turns in my miniture hazel plant.

A big thanks to all of you that have commented on my images
and have a good weekend !
Regards Barbs.

Brand:Nikon CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D80 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:60mm f/2.8 D
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Focal Length:60mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.2
Aperture:f/9.0
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:-1.0
ISO:400
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Metering Mode:Multi-segment
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Title:Twirly Whirly !
Username:barbarahirst barbarahirst
Uploaded:18 Mar 2011 - 7:37 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants
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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2011 - 7:38 AM

brilliant comp barbara cracking detail and light a beautiful capture nice one Wink
andy

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Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2011 - 7:55 AM

Such a great sharp shot Barbara, ,
I have a Hazel miniture as well but never seen these flowers on it?
maybe mine isn't then?Sad
Lillian

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imagio
imagio  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2011 - 7:57 AM

Superb close up Barbara

Bernie

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2011 - 8:05 AM

I love corkscrew hazels, Barbs, you have captured this beautifully. Carol

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pdcche
pdcche  4 United Kingdom
18 Mar 2011 - 8:20 AM

Excellent close up Barbara, love the twists of this, nice shot.. Peter

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User_Removed
18 Mar 2011 - 8:30 AM

A lovely image, excellent detail.
Lucien.

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morpheus1955
18 Mar 2011 - 8:39 AM

Brilliant image, wonderful composition and textured, beautifully captured.

Hugh

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2011 - 8:48 AM

Wow, this is great Barbara. Love all the old textured wood and the new spring growth.
Joan.

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gary_d
gary_d Plus Member 7576 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2011 - 8:54 AM

Pin sharp with good detail. - gary

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MickyMc
MickyMc  7 United Kingdom
18 Mar 2011 - 9:04 AM

Fine detail
Mavis

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Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred vcard Wales
18 Mar 2011 - 9:25 AM

Nice close up, excellent detail,
Fred.

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NobbytheNobster

lOVELY SHOT Smile

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KevinWalsham
18 Mar 2011 - 9:31 AM

very nice composed image.

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Len1950 Plus Member 5Len1950 vcard England
18 Mar 2011 - 9:41 AM

Wonderful close up with exceptional detail, nice one Barbara.

Len

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gingerdelight
18 Mar 2011 - 9:46 AM

Superbly detailed Barbara, an excellent shot.
Carol

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woolybill1
woolybill1 Plus Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2011 - 10:00 AM

This is rather endearing, an unusual word for the subject but it occurred to me instantly.
Love the careful focus and shallow dof.
Bill

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mrswoolybill Critique Team 8669 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1187 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2011 - 10:06 AM

I love the way you capture bright detail, new life, against dark shadows of winter. A very optimistic image.
Moira

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RonnieAG Plus Member 5148 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2011 - 10:08 AM

The bright catkins against the dark twisted stems makes for a delightful shot, Barbara.
Ronnie.

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Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
18 Mar 2011 - 10:14 AM

Beautifully presented! Great image.
IB

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baclark
baclark  63740 forum posts United Kingdom24 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2011 - 10:22 AM

Your hazel reminds me of a contorted willow. I love the twisted branches here and the lovely patterns on the catkins.
Barbara

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phil99 Plus Member 845 forum postsphil99 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2011 - 10:34 AM

Excellent detailed image Barbara...Phil

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Alvar
Alvar  8 France2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2011 - 11:04 AM

I love them too ... very inventive composition.
Thought I had put this comment on earlier when I voted......it is called age Sad

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dawnmichelle
18 Mar 2011 - 11:08 AM

interesting to see.. has so much detail... great find

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digital_boi
18 Mar 2011 - 11:38 AM

very good indeed excellent detail and dof GrinGrinGrin have a good weekend

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Richsr Plus Member 890 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2011 - 12:35 PM

Good details and interesting shapes in this fine capture Barbara, well seen.
Regards Richard

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taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2011 - 1:17 PM

Good! we can see that spring IS coming!

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Silverzone
18 Mar 2011 - 1:28 PM

Interesting aspect of this Corkscrew Hazel with catkins. Sylvia

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2011 - 1:40 PM

Nice one, Barbs, good depth of field, drawing the eye to those beautifully sharp flowers in the centre Smile
Trev Smile

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LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2011 - 2:16 PM

Great shot...LEx

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danbrann Plus Member 10517 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2011 - 2:59 PM

Barbara you have the most delightful curly wurleys.

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Devon_Wild
18 Mar 2011 - 3:17 PM

Super Barbara, Love the colours & comp.....Rob

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achieverswales
18 Mar 2011 - 3:18 PM

Love this Barbara, sharp where it should be.

Regards

Trev.

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danbrann Plus Member 10517 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2011 - 3:50 PM

Sorry I even called them by the wrong name.

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jacqs Plus Member 4jacqs vcard United Kingdom
18 Mar 2011 - 4:39 PM

Beautiful Shot

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Daisymaye
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18 Mar 2011 - 4:51 PM

Lovely twirly branches. Great shot.......Sandy

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moiral
moiral  4 Scotland
18 Mar 2011 - 5:27 PM

I used to have one of these Barbara, it died Sad. But they are lovely little trees. Loads of twists and twirls. Just like your shot - lovely. Moira

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18 Mar 2011 - 7:06 PM

You're very clever Barbs. You have a true artists eye.
Chris

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pluckyfilly Plus Member 8342 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2011 - 8:15 PM

pin sharp Barbs and superb picture

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jaktis Plus Member 1184 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
18 Mar 2011 - 8:24 PM

Lovely twisting details

Peter

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Anjantoo  7 England1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2011 - 8:52 PM

Really love these twisty shapes!
Jann
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18 Mar 2011 - 9:01 PM

Excellent detail.
Rob.

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Peagreen
Peagreen  4 England1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2011 - 10:05 PM

Lovely image, Barbara, of the new and the old Smile Wonderful colour, detail and textures. Beautiful capture.
Take care, have a good weekend,
Pauline

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sweetpea62 Plus Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2011 - 11:31 PM

Lovely image Barbara.Excellent details.Well done Lin.

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Ray42  7 England3 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2011 - 6:41 AM

Very well seen and taken - a great shot

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jonwebber  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2011 - 8:29 AM

A timely reminder, all things must grow anew . . .
jon

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Dave_Holdham
19 Mar 2011 - 10:21 AM

superb detail

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charly16 Junior Member 4 England
19 Mar 2011 - 11:16 AM

Good close up weird shapes Smile

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19 Mar 2011 - 12:55 PM

Well done Barbs, great colours and pin sharp.

Trev

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Excellent shot Barbara - lovely tones !

Chris

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brownsilent Plus Member 8brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2011 - 2:48 PM

One big feeling in this image: SPRING!
Johanna

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goso Plus Member 8goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2011 - 4:46 PM

Unusual and captured well Barb - good job ...Bill

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helenlinda Plus Member 7342 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2011 - 7:33 PM

Yes they have such interesting shapes Barbara- lovely capture
Helen

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PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2011 - 10:07 AM

Great detail Barb. paul

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NobbytheNobster

Love this one Barbs, superb detail and nice colours Smile
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