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It's another week with out sun so I set up a flower to try some experiments with as yet untried features on my camera.It's a tiny weed from the garden.

Please see LARGE + F 11

Manual @ f22,1.6 sec,iso100 and 92mm + Ex Tube.
Tripod
Anti-shock 3secs (mirror lock)
noise filter-high.
Black card b/g

Camera:Olympus E-510
Lens:40-150
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Experimental
Username:ringyneck ringyneck
Uploaded:17 Sep 2008 - 10:21 AM
Tags:Black., Close-up, Close-up / macro, Flower, Flowers & plants, Yellow
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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8152 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2008 - 10:33 AM

Stunning image. Carol

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Mikelane
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17 Sep 2008 - 10:48 AM

Really love this ,keith, beautiful colour andreally good presentation well captured regards
Mike

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ringyneck
ringyneck e2 Member 8308 forum postsringyneck vcard United Kingdom18 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2008 - 10:50 AM

Thanks BEV for your award,much appreciated.

keith

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 7576 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2008 - 10:56 AM

Lovely colour looks great against the black background. - gary

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photophantom
photophantom e2 Member 6108 forum postsphotophantom vcard Philippines3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2008 - 11:07 AM

Gorgeous shot Keith
Dennis

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8575 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1118 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2008 - 11:21 AM

Gorgeous, clear, rich detail in the heart of the flower, the black background is perfect. I wish the border wasn't so wide though, I find it a bit overpowering.
Moira

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ringyneck
ringyneck e2 Member 8308 forum postsringyneck vcard United Kingdom18 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2008 - 11:52 AM

Well that MOD did not work.Thought I would put it on as a MOD so everyone would see it and it appears with NO border...H E L P !!
Put on again as a variation.

Keith

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KarthikUdupa
KarthikUdupa e2 Member 6KarthikUdupa vcard India
17 Sep 2008 - 12:01 PM

Well captured. Super click. Liked the thin border.
- Karthik

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Wooly
Wooly e2 Member 9112 forum postsWooly vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2008 - 12:03 PM

Looking good Keith.

Alan

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8575 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1118 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2008 - 12:21 PM

Definitely prefer the thinner border i V2, I hadn't noticed you'd put this up for Mods! (Might try something...)
Moira

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 761 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2008 - 12:27 PM

Very strong, simple image

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ringyneck
ringyneck e2 Member 8308 forum postsringyneck vcard United Kingdom18 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2008 - 12:30 PM

Moira ...I always put mine up for Mods...I learn SO much from them.
I also always do the same border with a the epz black b/g. to isolate the pics but will have to look before I leap in the future.

Go for it Moira,can't wait.

keith
Blimey you got that on quick....when you suggested a thinner one I thought about a Lemon one but chickened out.

Last Modified By ringyneck at 17 Sep 2008 - 12:32 PM

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mrsvee
mrsvee e2 Member 6mrsvee vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2008 - 1:00 PM

Superb image.
Lovely detail & colour.
Well done.
Vee.

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GalleryGirl
17 Sep 2008 - 1:29 PM

Lovely vibrant colour and the detail is superb
Marilyn x

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dawnmichelle
dawnmichelle e2 Member 7dawnmichelle vcard United States
17 Sep 2008 - 2:54 PM

lovely shot...love the vivid color

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Scaramanga
Scaramanga e2 Member 737 forum postsScaramanga vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2008 - 4:17 PM

I prefer it with the thinner border. Superb details and colours.

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rusmi
rusmi e2 Member 1035 forum postsrusmi vcard Italy1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2008 - 4:58 PM

N2 is has a great frame, well done!

TOM

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Blenkinsopp
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17 Sep 2008 - 7:26 PM

gorgeous detail

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m3lem
m3lem e2 Member 8m3lem vcard England
17 Sep 2008 - 7:28 PM

A crackin shot
Andrea

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RobMacd
RobMacd e2 Member 8RobMacd vcard United Kingdom
17 Sep 2008 - 7:40 PM

Ahhh...........The famouse black card.

Rob.

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Gezina
Gezina e2 Member 8Gezina vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2008 - 7:53 PM

Beattiful and bright against the black b/g - V2 with the thin border for me as well Ina

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AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 7618 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States43 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2008 - 9:18 PM

Beautifully composed on the diagonal. A lovely detailed flower which shows up nicely on the black background.
Do agree about the frame, and the thinner is an improvement. I go very thin with these frames, sometimes using a soft grey rather than white even. With your chosen EPZ black background, you could almost have tried with no frame for another kind of effect.
Anne

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bayleaf
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17 Sep 2008 - 9:18 PM

love this. Super.

John.

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Joline
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17 Sep 2008 - 10:24 PM

Your setting brought out the varied shades of yellow so very well. I would say the experiment was successful. v2 with the narrow border for me.

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bunbeam
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17 Sep 2008 - 10:31 PM

beautiful, v2 just has the edge for me
bunSmile

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derekv
derekv e2 Member 7derekv vcard England
17 Sep 2008 - 10:44 PM

Gorgeous shot, John, prefer the presentation of v.2.
Derek

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DolphinLady
DolphinLady e2 Member 854 forum postsDolphinLady vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2008 - 11:02 PM

Beautiful bright colours.
Didn't think the white border was quite right so have done a mod for you.
Hilary

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ringyneck
ringyneck e2 Member 8308 forum postsringyneck vcard United Kingdom18 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2008 - 11:51 PM

Thanks everyone for the great reaction to my flower.
HILARY...A lovely Mod with nice border.I have tried this in the past and taken some stick from work mates (??).So I am rather cautious now.

Cheers.
Keith

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 8brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2008 - 10:25 PM

You did so well with this one Keith, the yellow petals and the stamens sure weren't easy to capture the way you did. Great detail,
Johanna

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