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I know this has been 'done to death', but I find it difficult to resist taking images of hibiscus, they are such stylish blooms.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:late olympic rings!
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:16 Sep 2012 - 5:41 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, Flash / lighting, Flower, Flowers & plants, General, Hibiscus, Macro, Plant, Red
Votes:58
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digital_boi
16 Sep 2012 - 6:18 AM

Good Title Carol fine details and colour

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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marktc
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16 Sep 2012 - 6:35 AM

Very clever, title and capture. Nice pair of images Carol.

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Deep_Bhatia
16 Sep 2012 - 6:37 AM

Wonderful, Carol. I love the closeup version. Deep

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Tibetan
Tibetan  1 England
16 Sep 2012 - 6:38 AM

Brilliant love them both well done great shots both, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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dven
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16 Sep 2012 - 6:50 AM

Two cracking images ,hard to choose the best

dven

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KarenFB
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16 Sep 2012 - 7:29 AM

Beautifully caught!

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 12915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
16 Sep 2012 - 7:34 AM

Two beautiful and very colourful close-up images. I think I prefer No. 2

Albert

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1080 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
16 Sep 2012 - 7:45 AM

A great POV for v1

Peter

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4180 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Sep 2012 - 7:45 AM

They're so lovely close up. Great detail Carol - I love the comp of v2.
Ann

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NDODS
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16 Sep 2012 - 8:16 AM

Two exceptionally beautiful images of the like I have never come across, stunning crisp and fine detail, glorious and warming colour, coupled together in two extremely fine compositions. Version II is my outright winner.

Nathan

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CaroleS
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16 Sep 2012 - 8:43 AM

Two brilliant images Carole, super detail in V1.
Carole

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mrswoolybill
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16 Sep 2012 - 8:58 AM

Well spotted!
Moira

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posty57
posty57  6 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Sep 2012 - 9:13 AM

V1 is, without a doubt, one of the best macro shots of a Hibiscus I have ever seen. In fact I've never seen thr stamen this close before. Did not even know what it was...!Tongue

Barry

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 4969 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England129 Constructive Critique Points
16 Sep 2012 - 9:50 AM

v1 has the impact, the colour and detail is gorgeous. v2 is more of a record but is so beautifully composed and captured. Two separate uploads for me and worth a vote each.

Dave

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4134 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
16 Sep 2012 - 10:33 AM

I go along with Dave's comments, Carol: he is always so succinct and able in his reasoning.
Ronnie.

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Irishkate
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16 Sep 2012 - 11:14 AM

The close up in V1 is brilliant to go with your title.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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sparrowhawk
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16 Sep 2012 - 11:53 AM

stunning

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hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 4hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
16 Sep 2012 - 12:25 PM

Two stunning images
mike

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konu
konu  531 forum posts United Kingdom
16 Sep 2012 - 1:50 PM

Nice title and v1 for me.
My old friend, brilliant as always Smile

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 5TrevBatWCC vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
16 Sep 2012 - 1:58 PM

Amazing and very beautiful close-ups, Carol Smile
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TonyDy
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16 Sep 2012 - 4:07 PM

Lovely shots, Carol.
Tony

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Silverzone
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16 Sep 2012 - 4:34 PM

You can never tire of beautiful flowers, without them there would be no insects. Sylvia

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16 Sep 2012 - 6:21 PM

What glorious firey colours Carol

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moiral
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16 Sep 2012 - 6:36 PM

Well I've never seen it before Carol and love it. V1 my fav. Moira

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WindowonWildlife
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16 Sep 2012 - 7:40 PM

V1 is certainly my fav Carol, two wonderful images.

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Louise_Morris
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16 Sep 2012 - 8:00 PM

Super image of the beautiful centre of an HIbiscus - you are so right Carol they ARE beautiful plants. Lou

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pluckyfilly
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16 Sep 2012 - 8:11 PM

not tried to take a hisbiscus but might try now, great shot

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1881  2 India
16 Sep 2012 - 8:31 PM

Lovely colour N image .


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exposure  91307 forum posts England
16 Sep 2012 - 9:37 PM

Lovely light & staymen detail Carol in V2.
Pauline.

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prabhusinha
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16 Sep 2012 - 9:51 PM

A grand set.

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srikanta
srikanta  6 India
17 Sep 2012 - 2:58 AM

fine shot.

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annettep38
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17 Sep 2012 - 7:23 AM

Stunning floral detail... And I love the title

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2012 - 4:42 PM

Fantastic and lovely image,Carol,well done,
saeid

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