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Some of you have requested that I post more flower images, so here is a trio of some of my favourite early Spring flowers that are blooming in the meadows now…..orchis lactea (milky orchid), hermodactylus tuberosus (snake’s head or widow iris) and orchis papilionacea (butterfly orchid).

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Spring beauty
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:11 Mar 2013 - 5:45 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, Flower, Flowers & plants, General, Macro, Nature, Wildlife / nature
Votes:87
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marktc
marktc e2 Member 342 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
11 Mar 2013 - 5:54 AM

A beautiful set of images Carol.

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Hermanus
Hermanus  1 South Africa
11 Mar 2013 - 5:56 AM

What lovely flowers you have here Carol !! I love the collage in V1 but the individual photos show their glory off better Smile Good work !!

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gajewski
gajewski e2 Member 9gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
11 Mar 2013 - 5:59 AM

A wonderful series, Carol.
-=\Walter

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 1122 forum postsColleenA vcard South Africa3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Mar 2013 - 6:18 AM

A great set of images, all so pretty, well captured

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 596 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
11 Mar 2013 - 6:28 AM

Isn't nature wonderful, and you capture it beautifully. An excellent set Carol.

Andy

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Caziwinkles
11 Mar 2013 - 7:05 AM

A fantastic set of beautiful flowers Carol. Orchids are one of my favourites - and you have them growing wild! Very well done!

Carol

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andylea
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11 Mar 2013 - 7:14 AM

brilliant detail carol wonderful colours and tones a cracking set nice ones Wink
andy

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Lillian
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11 Mar 2013 - 7:17 AM

With you all the way here Carol...more
of these amazing flowers that you take
Lillian

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Mar 2013 - 7:30 AM

Very beautiful and fantastic captures.carol,very well done,
Saeid

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achieverswales
11 Mar 2013 - 7:42 AM

All beautiful captures Carol, the colours in V4 are awesome.

Regards

Trev.

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Badgerfred
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11 Mar 2013 - 7:46 AM

Super images Carol, like them all,
Fred.

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janlea
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11 Mar 2013 - 7:58 AM

A beautiful set of flowers Carol, the colours and detail are stunning, love them all Smile
Jan

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fentiger
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11 Mar 2013 - 8:07 AM

Prefer the triptych Carol.

Albert

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
11 Mar 2013 - 8:13 AM

Great set of images, Carol, stunning detail, light and colour. I like the composition of V1SmileSmile
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EMJAYCEE
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11 Mar 2013 - 8:16 AM

A beautiful set of images Carol but I guess the colour of V4 makes that my favourite.Smile
Joan.

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EAS
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11 Mar 2013 - 8:29 AM

Pure joy to view, Carol. What a delight to have such wildflowers around you and your skills simply add to the wonder of their beauty.

Ann

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prabhusinha
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11 Mar 2013 - 8:32 AM

Oh my God, I can imagine what would be ur month end treat.

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PaulLiley
PaulLiley  4 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
11 Mar 2013 - 8:46 AM

Wonderful images Carol. Cant believe Spring is only round the corner. Wish it was a bit warmer. paul

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rontear
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11 Mar 2013 - 9:03 AM

Wonderful colour Carol, feels warm ( we are forecast snow !!)
Ron

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WhiteRose1
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11 Mar 2013 - 9:19 AM

Beautiful captured, Carol. v3 looks like a mantis rather than a snake SmileSmile

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11 Mar 2013 - 9:21 AM

Love them all Carol, great work done again.
Brian

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11 Mar 2013 - 9:25 AM

The heart lifts when you start to see such blooms popping up in the meadows again, a lovely time of the year: and so brilliantly captured and presented, Carol, the triptych particularly fine.
Ronnie.

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11 Mar 2013 - 9:47 AM

Glad to see these, your flower images are very good.
Moira

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Meheecho
Meheecho  1275 forum posts United Kingdom
11 Mar 2013 - 9:50 AM

This is a superb set of images, vibrant colour and amazing detail
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pluckyfilly
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11 Mar 2013 - 10:12 AM

Awesome all of themSmile

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TonyDy
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11 Mar 2013 - 10:26 AM

Superb set, Carol - I'm jealous - our orchids won't appear for months yet, particularly as it has gone very cold again and more snow is on the way!!!
Tony

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11 Mar 2013 - 10:28 AM

Very beautiful flowers indeed, Carol - and very nicely presented in the triptych in V1, but nice to see also each one in close-up Wink
Trev Smile

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11 Mar 2013 - 10:41 AM

well presented Carol

Stace

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Bravdo
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11 Mar 2013 - 10:48 AM

A great set of images. V1of them all together for me, 3 beautiful flowers and well presented.

Barry

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11 Mar 2013 - 10:52 AM

beautiful shots

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Irishkate
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11 Mar 2013 - 10:57 AM

You and that camera work miracles - three excellent flower images beautifully defocussed b/g
and a lovely triptych.
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Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
11 Mar 2013 - 11:01 AM

Three beautiful blooms, Carol.

P.

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11 Mar 2013 - 11:08 AM

A perfect set

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digital_boi
11 Mar 2013 - 11:11 AM

triptych for me Carol pleasure to view


Happy New Week

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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Joline
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11 Mar 2013 - 11:26 AM

These are wonderful....If I had flowers like that in bloom, I wouldn't be able to stop photographing. I especially like the butterfly orchid. Show us more, please.

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debu  4 India
11 Mar 2013 - 11:42 AM

An excellent and most interesting set of images.
debu

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11 Mar 2013 - 1:19 PM

Tri-mendous !

David

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avacreates
11 Mar 2013 - 1:26 PM

amazing images and so nicely presented Grin I love wild flowers
AVA

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11 Mar 2013 - 2:51 PM

Beautiful set of orchids Carol! I like v2.
George

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RuthyJ
RuthyJ  7 England
11 Mar 2013 - 3:28 PM

Beautiful set of flower shots Carol. They are gorgeous.

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Excellent set of shots, creative work well presented.

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11 Mar 2013 - 4:30 PM

A beautiful set of images

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Val Prowse
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11 Mar 2013 - 4:30 PM

A lovely triptych and the individual images show them in all their glory. Very nice Carol.

Val

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11 Mar 2013 - 5:28 PM

Evenin' Carol,
A fine selection to view

As cold as I have known it today, with the biting N.E wind
Totally fed up with it allSad

Adrian

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greatdog
greatdog  6 England
11 Mar 2013 - 7:05 PM

Nice shots Carol,thank you for the award.We have had snow in Poole today!!spring you must be joking!

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11 Mar 2013 - 7:32 PM

Sorry for such a late vote etc, these are superb. Glad you have warm weather we are freezing here and even the Channel Islands have snow.

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11 Mar 2013 - 7:43 PM

Beautiful Carol.
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11 Mar 2013 - 9:50 PM

Very, very beautiful Carol.......Sandy

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evelen
evelen  9 England
12 Mar 2013 - 6:45 PM

lovely spring flowers carol nice to see them ,ours are covered in snow at the moment,
eve.Smile

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LexEquine  7 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2013 - 10:21 PM

Very Beautiful Floral Image Set ~

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14 Mar 2013 - 2:07 AM

Incredible colours! V3 is my favorite. They are simply stunning.
IB

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15 Mar 2013 - 5:33 PM

So beautiful! A

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16 Mar 2013 - 1:24 PM

What a beautiful trio of spring flowers Carol, I love them all and it was a novel idea to present them all in triptcych format so that they all shared the limelight. I fear it will be some time before we see any of these in bloom over here!Sad

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16 Mar 2013 - 7:04 PM


Quote: What a b[quote]What a beautiful trio of spring flowers Carol, I love them all and it was a novel idea to present them all in triptcych format so that they all shared the limelight. I fear it will be some time before we see any of these in bloom over here!Sad

eautiful trio of spring flowers Carol, I love them all and it was a novel idea to present them all in triptcych format so that they all shared the limelight. I fear it will be some time before we see any of these in bloom over here!Sad
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Quote: What a beautiful trio of spring flowers Carol, I love them all and it was a novel idea to present them all in triptcych format so that they all shared the limelight. I fear it will be some time before we see any of these in bloom over here!Sad

What beauties Carol . Love them all xx

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