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Taken last spring with a Nikon E8800.
I planted the tripod in the bush and stood freezing for a while until the bush stopped trembling before I could take the shot.
This is about 60% of the original which I needed to crop so that some detail would be visible on the 500 pixel image for Epz. (It still prints well at 8x6)

Camera:Nikon COOLPIX 8800 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:38-380
Recording media:ISO 50
Title:Herald of Spring
Username:Blenkinsopp Blenkinsopp
Uploaded:20 Jan 2006 - 11:25 AM
Tags:Flowers & plants
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mikesmith
mikesmith e2 Member 1045 forum postsmikesmith vcard United Kingdom35 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2006 - 11:30 AM

Stunning clarity on that front blossom, the whole shot is very good and so well presented
mike

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turtle1
turtle1  1041 forum posts United Kingdom
20 Jan 2006 - 11:34 AM

Beautiful spring image - love the composition and clarity

Barb

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thorn
thorn e2 Member 10124 forum poststhorn vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2006 - 11:40 AM

Hi Skye,those stamen are brilliant,love the dof,delicacy,detail,colour/tone,buds,shadow,lighting and exposure.Astounding shot!Take care.AnnSmile

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Maddie
Maddie e2 Member 92714 forum postsMaddie vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2006 - 11:49 AM

nice detail skye

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nolongeramember
20 Jan 2006 - 12:04 PM

This is beautiful

NikkiSmile))

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starliz
starliz e2 Member 101594 forum postsstarliz vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2006 - 12:35 PM

like the focus nicely composed and presented,lovely.

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Andy_Britten
Andy_Britten Junior e2 Member 996 forum postsAndy_Britten vcard England
20 Jan 2006 - 12:42 PM

lovely focus and detail.
Andrew

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GeoffRichard
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20 Jan 2006 - 12:56 PM

Beautiful image nicely composed.
Geoff

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JCowlan
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20 Jan 2006 - 2:00 PM

nicely captured and good composition.
James C.

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JoeConway
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20 Jan 2006 - 2:35 PM

Very nice image to add to your collection. Hopefully, Spring will be here again soon...

joe Smile

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gordon.m
gordon.m e2 Member 1131 forum postsgordon.m vcard United Kingdom
20 Jan 2006 - 2:56 PM

im not big into flower pics but this is really very good

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2006 - 3:05 PM

Splendid and these flowers are very tiny and hard to focus on--You did a great job!

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BerthaDBluze
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20 Jan 2006 - 3:14 PM

Nice shot! Love the detail, colors, and composition! Smile

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Kitty3
Kitty3 e2 Member 9Kitty3 vcard
20 Jan 2006 - 11:00 PM

Thank you for commenting on my photo: "MMM...that was delicious." I took your advice and changed the picture, it's got the background with it now. Hope you like it! Smile

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sunshot
sunshot e2 Member 9sunshot vcard United Kingdom
21 Jan 2006 - 12:14 AM

lovely shot well done

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daringdaphne
daringdaphne e2 Member 1082 forum postsdaringdaphne vcard United Kingdom
21 Jan 2006 - 1:29 AM

Beautiful focus, I like the way the title breaks into the inner frame .I am totally intrigued by that . . . I wonder.

(*.*)D

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Sina
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21 Jan 2006 - 1:58 AM

Great flowers, very nice.

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megamuff8
megamuff8 e2 Member 1092 forum postsmegamuff8 vcard United States
21 Jan 2006 - 5:28 AM

Lovely DOF!
Cheers,
Suzan Smile

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JouŠo
JouŠo e2 Member 1056 forum postsJouŠo vcard Finland
21 Jan 2006 - 7:18 AM

Ahhhhhhhh! SPRING! Though its a bit far away now, but itll come after 3 months or so...???

Jouko

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KBan
KBan e2 Member 9468 forum postsKBan vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2006 - 7:27 AM

lovely sharp shot
keith

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kinfatric
kinfatric e2 Member 10550 forum postskinfatric vcard Scotland9 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2006 - 10:16 AM

well I think it's great cropped or otherwise

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lensmonkey
lensmonkey e2 Member 9lensmonkey vcard United Kingdom
21 Jan 2006 - 10:58 AM

lovely shot.

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RipleyExile
RipleyExile e2 Member 111570 forum postsRipleyExile vcard England17 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2006 - 11:34 AM

Nice detail and depth of field.

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bradpete
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21 Jan 2006 - 11:37 AM

Love it, so clear, great colours well done
Peter.

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foggytwo
foggytwo e2 Member 1136 forum postsfoggytwo vcard Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2006 - 11:41 AM

Like the colours,lighting and composition Skye,its a great capture and deserves the 30.
Like you p/f Skye,you have some wonderful images there.
Pete.

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jeanie
jeanie e2 Member 105978 forum postsjeanie vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2006 - 1:37 PM

Springs coming.. the sunsets are getting later again too.... Nice one...

Jeanie

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twordley
twordley  9360 forum posts England
21 Jan 2006 - 1:37 PM

very clear sharp shot

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jacquienewsham
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21 Jan 2006 - 2:48 PM

lovely shot and detail
samantha

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johnjrp
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21 Jan 2006 - 5:43 PM

Lovely detail and clarity. click. John

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angelamary
angelamary e2 Member 9angelamary vcard England
21 Jan 2006 - 8:56 PM

Beautiful shot, very well caught!

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tonymarq
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21 Jan 2006 - 9:10 PM

Skye beautiful image!

stay well
tonymarq

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Rock
Rock e2 Member 12Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jan 2006 - 11:39 PM

Well worth all your efforts to take the shot.
Rock

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Jasbe
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22 Jan 2006 - 9:02 AM

Lovely shot.
Jason

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mrsdaffy
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22 Jan 2006 - 11:46 AM

Beautiful.

Mags

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glazzaro
glazzaro e2 Member 1070 forum postsglazzaro vcard United States23 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2006 - 2:01 PM

Superb detail, color and clarity, nice shot! Spot on! Click!!!

Greg

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ChristineL
23 Jan 2006 - 8:36 AM

This is so beautiful and the detail in the white petals is superb,
Chris.

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mandarinkay
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23 Jan 2006 - 3:26 PM

Wonderful detail .... can make out water droplets there too ... wish we could see the large version ... the detail must be even more amazing .... well done! Click*
Karen

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highlander
highlander  1032 forum posts Scotland
23 Jan 2006 - 8:58 PM

Excellent depth and beauty in your flower shot Skye...it would be hard to fault your exposure which has projected fine colours and clarity.
Doug.

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Pegon
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24 Jan 2006 - 12:33 PM

A beautifull shot and nicely presented .
Pete .

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leons_photos
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26 Jan 2006 - 10:31 AM

this is a great shot well placed!
Smile

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chase
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28 Jan 2006 - 2:18 AM

Very pretty,super dof & lovely detail on the flowers.I really like this !
Janet

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Mavis
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29 Jan 2006 - 11:36 PM

When I first saw this Skye, without reading your comments , I thought your weather was well advanced . Great detail in this Blackthorn . Right to use a tripod .... it shows . Well cropped and displayed xx

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Dotrob
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2 Feb 2006 - 12:06 PM

Lovely image.You have a great portfolio.
Dot

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CollY
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13 Mar 2006 - 10:55 PM

Gorgeous image, so crisp and the colouring spot on. Well done
Colleen

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