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Something a bit different today for a change - an astrantia with some texture added - not much else to say about it, except thanks for looking in and for any comments and/or criticisms.
Also, more thanks for the lovely UAs on Big sky over Taransay to Bob (KingBee), Dougie (scottishlandscapes), Julie (jujupops) and Keith (Niknut). Smile
The sun's out here this morning ....
Ann

Camera:Canon EOS 60D
Lens:EF70-200mm f/4L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:13 Jun 2012 - 2:20 PM
Focal Length:155mm
Aperture:f/9.0
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
ISO:200
Title:Astrantia
Username:AnnChown AnnChown
Uploaded:17 Jul 2012 - 7:17 AM
Tags:Astrantia, Close-up / macro, Digitally manipulated, Flowers & plants, Texture
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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2012 - 7:20 AM

brilliant detail and textures ann wonderful tones a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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pascalg
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17 Jul 2012 - 7:20 AM

nicely done..;

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2012 - 7:24 AM

Beautiful image, very well done.

Hugh

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Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2012 - 7:33 AM

A nice piece of work Ann - the texture certainly adds to it

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2012 - 7:54 AM

A wonderful blend of processing, dof and composition here Ann, superb!

John Smile

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
17 Jul 2012 - 8:11 AM

Beautiful image Ann,
Fred.

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NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven e2 Member 2246 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2012 - 8:16 AM

Love the texture...........very nice work indeed......SmileSmile

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2012 - 8:24 AM

It's quite a delicate flower so one doesn't want to overdo the texturing but I think you have got it about right here, Ann: very nicely done indeed.
Ronnie.

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gingerdelight
17 Jul 2012 - 8:29 AM

An absolute stunner Ann!
Carol

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2012 - 8:30 AM

Such a beautiful piece of work and very well done. Personally I wouldn't have gone for such a large white border.

Albert

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2012 - 8:36 AM

An oustandingly effective result.

Ann

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woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 7woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2012 - 8:45 AM

I can never think of anything to write about flowers .. .. .. .. ..

Bill

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franken
franken e2 Member 113046 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2012 - 8:50 AM

This is lovely Ann.

Ken

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
17 Jul 2012 - 8:56 AM

Stunning, processing and presentation excellent.

John

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England207 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2012 - 8:59 AM

Like your work here Ann, stands out in the thumbnails
Regards Richard

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41028 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England133 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2012 - 9:03 AM

Very effective treatment, Ann, love the colours.

Dave

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Deep_Bhatia
17 Jul 2012 - 9:18 AM

Ann, Superb!!!!!!!!!. Love it. Deep

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Cliff1944
Cliff1944 e2 Member 2Cliff1944 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2012 - 9:24 AM

Beautifully presented.
Cliff

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2012 - 9:34 AM

Really beautiful
great work

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32873 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2012 - 9:44 AM

A really superb piece of work, superbly captured, processed and presented.

Very envious indeed

Regards Nathan

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CaroleS
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17 Jul 2012 - 9:52 AM

Nicely worked Ann, very complimentary colours too.
Carole

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 3sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2012 - 12:06 PM

Superb work Ann,love the treatment..Lin

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Joline
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17 Jul 2012 - 1:21 PM

A wonderfully subdued palette evoking soft emotions.

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 7135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2012 - 1:36 PM

Oh my...LOVE your processing, Ann. Suits the flower so well!

Andrew Smile

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belindaberry
17 Jul 2012 - 1:57 PM

I like your use of texture and the flower is beautifully crisp and delicate

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Daisymaye
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17 Jul 2012 - 2:55 PM

Beautiful textured image Ann............Sandy

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CarolG
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17 Jul 2012 - 3:08 PM

My favourite border flower, Ann, and a beautiful presentation. Carol

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jujupops
jujupops  4 England
17 Jul 2012 - 4:06 PM

Absolutely gorgeous Ann Grin
Julie

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2012 - 5:23 PM

Nicely done Ann--- a handsome flower on a well chosen bg!

Thank you for your UA! muchly appreciated!

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 968 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2012 - 5:48 PM

This is delightful work Ann, delicate tracery and the overlay is very subtle and understated. An image which would look good in so many rooms.

Dougie

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Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4513 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom60 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2012 - 5:53 PM

Superb !!!!......beautiful shot, with a lovely subtle texture.....very impressive piece of work !!!!

Worth a UA any time !!!!

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MalcolmS
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17 Jul 2012 - 7:30 PM

Well put together Ann

Malcolm

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nicedayout
17 Jul 2012 - 7:41 PM

Looks superb.

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 346 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2012 - 7:55 PM

Beautifully done Ann a lovely image

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zapar40
zapar40  466 forum posts Wales5 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2012 - 8:14 PM

beautiful textured image very nicely presented, pure Art.
ant.

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Michaela_Solway
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17 Jul 2012 - 9:48 PM

Very impressive Ann... Just right..

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tonyng
tonyng e2 Member 4tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2012 - 10:16 PM

A masterpiece Ann. Very artistically presented.

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2012 - 11:28 PM

Dreamy and beautifuL!

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bricurtis
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18 Jul 2012 - 3:22 PM

Super detail and excellent presentation.
Brian.

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lostnspace2011
19 Jul 2012 - 12:42 AM

Beautifully processed and presented Ann. A pleasure to view

Mark

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footloose
footloose  3 England1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2012 - 4:11 PM

A fine piece of macro,love the treatment.
Dennis

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AnnJ
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20 Jul 2012 - 10:06 AM

Loved the texture Ann

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