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Two images of the same flower, a Schizostylis frequently referred to as a Kaffir Lily. Sword-like leaves and a flowerhead a little like a smaller addition of a Gladioli which in fact it isn't, they flower late in the season and mine were only cut short when we had snow and ice recently. Said to be only semi hardy mine have made it through many harsh winter conditions and clearly haven't read the instruction manual! Grin

All my best wishes to one and all. Trust you have a wonderful Christmas and that 2013 proves a good one!

Brand:Panasonic
Camera:Panasonic Lumix GF3
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:4 Oct 2012 - 3:54 AM
Focal Length:42mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.6
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/60sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:160
Exposure Mode:Program AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Auto, Fired
White Balance:Auto
Title:Indoors & Out
Username:EAS EAS
Uploaded:24 Dec 2012 - 11:24 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flash / lighting, Flowers & plants, General
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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Dec 2012 - 11:27 AM

Wow fantastic image, have a great Christmas.

Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
24 Dec 2012 - 11:31 AM

Two excellent images and I am hard pressed to select a favourite Smile

Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
24 Dec 2012 - 11:49 AM

Very nice I must say like the back lighting in V2. both nice images Ann. on my shot the little white dots did not show until I uploaded it! I did curse lol. have a lovely Christmas, and best wishes for the new year, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
24 Dec 2012 - 11:52 AM

Such stunning flowers, Ann, and not a one to be seen here Sad. Have a wonderful Christmas and and every good wish for the New Year. Carol

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Dec 2012 - 12:07 PM

The red shines out against the background - a stunning capture. I hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas.
Ann

CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 432 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
24 Dec 2012 - 12:30 PM

GrinGrinGrin
Carole

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41028 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England133 Constructive Critique Points
24 Dec 2012 - 12:32 PM

Two fine images, Ann. I do like the shape and presentation of v1 particularly. Have a wonderful Christmas,

All the best,

Dave

Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
24 Dec 2012 - 12:45 PM


Quote: I do like the shape and presentation of v1 particularly.

Likewise, Ann.

Merry Christmas.

P.

BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Dec 2012 - 12:47 PM

Beautiful, especially set against the black.
Very well done.

Merry Christmas Ann.

B. Smile

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
24 Dec 2012 - 1:22 PM

Lovely presentation in v1 and its lovely to see it in situ in v2 as well SmileSmile
Best wishes for a very Happy Christmas Ann
Helen

AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 6606 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States41 Constructive Critique Points
24 Dec 2012 - 1:24 PM

This is truly an elegant image, and very nice on black.

May you and yours have a Happy Christmas and New Year.

Anne

NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32917 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
24 Dec 2012 - 1:46 PM

A cracking image, wonderfully crafted and presented, the rich red against the black is stunning Ann.

I hope that you and your family have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Furthermore I would like to thank you for all you're caring comments and messages throughout the year.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

Last Modified By NDODS at 24 Dec 2012 - 1:46 PM
Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Dec 2012 - 1:58 PM

Two beautiful images Ann, love that deep red colour. Merry Christmas to you and your family and best wishes for 2013, Ed

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
24 Dec 2012 - 2:04 PM

The natural capture in V 2 is so attractive but for sheer drama of presentation, V 1 is outstanding, Ann: the black b/g shows off the bloom so well.
Hope you both have a lovely Christmas and I send my best wishes for the New Year.
Ronnie.

christinecilia
christinecilia e2 Member 2christinecilia vcard England
24 Dec 2012 - 2:13 PM

two beautiful shots. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom97 Constructive Critique Points
24 Dec 2012 - 2:30 PM

I'm hard pushed to choose between the studio shot and the natural one, but I think the studio shot just has it by a stamen (flowers don't have whiskers)!

digital_boi
24 Dec 2012 - 3:27 PM

Fine work Ann awards well deserved have a great Christmas

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
24 Dec 2012 - 5:34 PM

.... and my best wishes to you all too

andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Dec 2012 - 7:29 PM

v2 for me today ann belting detail and colours have a very merry christmas Wink
andy

NeilWigan
NeilWigan e2 Member 4NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
24 Dec 2012 - 7:36 PM

V1 for me Ann,lovely comp ,colour and presentation.Hope you have a good Christmas and a great New Year.

Suehh
Suehh e2 Member 739 forum postsSuehh vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
24 Dec 2012 - 9:30 PM

V1 for me too. Happy Christmas.Grin

Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
24 Dec 2012 - 11:18 PM

Easily stands out from the crowd - loving V1.
KateGrinGrinGrin

nikshot
nikshot e2 Member 5nikshot vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Dec 2012 - 8:55 AM

Happy Christmas Ann

Nick

Jellyfire
Jellyfire  241 forum posts United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
25 Dec 2012 - 9:41 PM

Lovely shot, very striking

sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 3sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Dec 2012 - 10:47 PM

Merry Christmas Ann,beautiful comp..Lin

ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 7135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
26 Dec 2012 - 7:34 AM

I love how they hadn't read the instruction manual, Ann...lol Grin

V1 is a grand shot but I really love the glow in the centre in V2.

Merry Christmas!! I hope all was lovely at Becky's Smile

Andrew

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
26 Dec 2012 - 1:18 PM

Two very beautiful images Ann. Merry Christmas and all the Best in 2013........Sandy

lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
26 Dec 2012 - 1:31 PM

Lovely petal detail

Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4521 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom60 Constructive Critique Points
26 Dec 2012 - 2:43 PM

Beautiful !!!!!......love the light & 'luminosity' in V2 !!!!!

RajaSidambaram
27 Dec 2012 - 8:16 AM

Two great visual treats, Ann. - Raja.

hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 4hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
27 Dec 2012 - 6:27 PM

What fab images
mike

Billyray
Billyray  670 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
27 Dec 2012 - 8:14 PM

Two cracking shots Ann but V1 gets my vote by a mile. Lovely black background and glorious colour. I love these flowers, I had one in bloom in the garden on Christmas Day but was far too busy with the turkey etc to get the camera out.

All my best wishes to you and George for the New Year.
Ray

Rock
Rock e2 Member 12Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Dec 2012 - 8:41 PM

TOP-SHOT Lass.

All the very best for 2013.

Headgardener, Spirit and Rob

canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
28 Dec 2012 - 9:09 AM

Two lovely images Ann. I slightly prefer V1 Smile Smile Smile
Jim

photophantom
28 Dec 2012 - 1:49 PM

Top notch flower images Ann.
Dennis

ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
28 Dec 2012 - 3:56 PM

Two stunning images.
A flower for my shopping list
All the best for 2013

accipiter
accipiter e2 Member 4accipiter vcard England57 Constructive Critique Points
29 Dec 2012 - 8:19 AM

Two stunning captures here Ann - for me v1 by a hair but I love the transmitted light in v2 also. A

lesliea
lesliea e2 Member 4lesliea vcard Australia
29 Dec 2012 - 9:55 AM

Stunning image Ann nice light and colour with great detail.
Allen,Smile

NobbytheNobster

Seasons greetings Ann,
What a lovely shot, I must try something like this with the black bg, guess i'll have to wait until spring for the flower! Smile
Best wishes for the coming new year.
Regards
Ricky

Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
29 Dec 2012 - 6:25 PM

FANTASTIC!!!!! Ann. Happy New YearSmileSmileSmileSmile
Brian

PaulLiley
PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
30 Dec 2012 - 8:05 AM

wow looks dramatic on black. super stuff. paul

Hop-A-Long
30 Dec 2012 - 9:16 AM

Lovely image which works well with the black background.
Happy New Year to you too.

Andy

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
31 Dec 2012 - 8:23 AM

Excellent lighting on this bright red beauty!

1881
1881  2 India
5 Jan 2013 - 4:38 PM

CLASSIC ONE.


SANJEEV

LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jan 2013 - 7:12 PM

'Lovely Color & Compo!' ~ LEx

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