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Lynne, thank you so much for your User Award on old Kilroy there. Well chuffed GrinGrin

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Alrighty, people, here’s something from the garden from a few days ago. As luck would have it, some morning light had found its way through the foliage and landed smack dab on this. I meant to look up its ID but got sidetracked. Bah. I want to find out what this is for my own record and it should be easy enough...once I actually get round to it and not get sidetracked again! Note to self...


Andrew

Camera:Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3
Lens:Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R + 10mm macro extension tube
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Focal Length:70mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.5
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:-1.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture Priority
White Balance:Auto
Title:The Sunbather
Username:ChiliMan ChiliMan
Uploaded:16 Jul 2013 - 5:41 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, Morning, Sun, Sunny, Wildlife / nature, Yellow
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Votes:49
Voters:Quoise · SlowSong · CarolG · helenlinda · RobertTurley · mrswoolybill · LynneJoyce · andylea · Hermanus · senn · barbarahirst · richmowil · janlea · WhiteRose1 · SUE118 · DolphinLady · Caziwinkles · johnlw · franken · AnnChown · cabbie · Glostopcat · Alan_Baseley · EMJAYCEE · taggart · Holmewood · woolybill1 · Bzox · Lillian · Brilane · Joline · Daisymaye · CaroleS · JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY · Arty · crookymonsta · boov · leontari · joseph · Fefe · Michaela_Solway · dmhuynh72 · mikbee · soulofharmony · ChristineD · bliba · bunbeam · Chant57 · brian17302 ·
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Quoise
Quoise Plus Member 2465 forum postsQuoise vcard United Kingdom
16 Jul 2013 - 5:46 PM

Wonderful clarity and colours

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SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 64918 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2013 - 5:49 PM

Lovely rich light. And a totally suitable title. Smile

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8178 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2013 - 5:53 PM

Very, very beautiful, Andrew. Carol

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helenlinda
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16 Jul 2013 - 6:06 PM

Gorgeous colour Andrew SmileSmile
Helen

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8638 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1165 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2013 - 6:14 PM

Fabulous - inky dark green shadows, golden light and curves that undulate across the frame.
Moira

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2013 - 6:22 PM

Wow Andrew, this is spectacular. I have already given my UA for today otherwise it would have been yours for this.

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2013 - 6:22 PM

brilliant light and detail andrew love the comp a stunner nice one Wink
andy

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
16 Jul 2013 - 6:23 PM

A superb image Andrew !! I really like the way you took this photo !!

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16 Jul 2013 - 6:25 PM

top quality light using, .. great detail

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richmowil
richmowil Plus Member 6304 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2013 - 6:34 PM

Great light ,super composition, nice colour all excellently put together to make this fine image!!

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janlea
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16 Jul 2013 - 6:57 PM

Beautiful image Andrew, wonderful colour and detail Smile
Jan

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16 Jul 2013 - 7:21 PM

Wonderful shape and lovely rich colours, Andrew.

Dave

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SUE118
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16 Jul 2013 - 7:21 PM

It's a lovely image Andrew.

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DolphinLady
16 Jul 2013 - 7:25 PM

Love the angle you took this shot Andrew.
Wonderful quality & lighting.
Does it belong to the Lily family ???
Hilary (*_*)..xx

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johnlw
johnlw Plus Member 8johnlw vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2013 - 7:44 PM

Lovely image I think that unusual crop is spot on.SmileSmileSmile
Regards John.

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franken
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16 Jul 2013 - 7:48 PM

Beautiful macro here Andrew.

Ken

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AnnChown
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16 Jul 2013 - 7:54 PM

Composition, crop, light, detail - all spot on Andrew! Smile
Ann

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16 Jul 2013 - 8:04 PM

Such wonderful light and colours Andrew, botanical images have really become your forte

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EMJAYCEE
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16 Jul 2013 - 8:35 PM

This is really beautiful Andrew. Notice no-one has given you an ID Grin you'll have to do the googling. Wink
Joan.

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16 Jul 2013 - 8:52 PM

Fabulous--- I love how the color shines thru the blacks!

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woolybill1
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16 Jul 2013 - 9:31 PM

This one is really hot stuff, Andrew.

. . . . . . Blush

Regards
Bill

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Lillian
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16 Jul 2013 - 11:16 PM

Very impressed Andrew
captured the light to perfection
Lillian

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Brilane
Brilane  8 Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2013 - 12:11 AM

Nice close-up, I have nothing like it in my garden.
Brian

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Joline
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17 Jul 2013 - 12:35 AM

Like a beautiful sunrise!

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Daisymaye
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17 Jul 2013 - 4:23 AM

A beautiful image......Sandy

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CaroleS
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17 Jul 2013 - 7:44 AM

Now that's the light I like SmileSmile
A lovely image Andrew, perfectly captured.
Carole

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boov
boov  2 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2013 - 3:01 PM

Great image.....

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17 Jul 2013 - 7:05 PM

Brilliant light and detail, a fabulous composition.
Effrossini

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joseph
joseph  9 England
18 Jul 2013 - 10:00 PM

Great image mate....and that crop...is to drop!! Brilliant!

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19 Jul 2013 - 2:21 PM

Ooooo now then, I think I have one of these ....... its just appeared in my garden this yearGrinGrin
Must be a pressie from the birdiesSmile I think its the same, its got buds like yours and the open flower looks the same. I took a pic of some last summer while on holidayGrinGrin.................................................
No idea what it is called thoughTongueTongue.... Sorry AndrewBlush

Fantastically photographedGrinGrin
Diane

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Michaela_Solway

A beautiful image.. Great crop & the light & colour are special.. Excellent

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20 Jul 2013 - 1:34 PM

Wow that lighting is special, well taken Andrew.
regards
Yung

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20 Jul 2013 - 2:23 PM

Wonderful light Andrew.
Super shot.
Mick.

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