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Scabiosa 'Oxford Blue'. After stormy rain these were hanging their heads with the weight and wind.

Brand:Pentax
Camera:Pentax K-r Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:TAMRON SP AF 90mm F2.8 Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:6 Sep 2013 - 12:03 PM
Focal Length:90mm
Aperture:f/7.1
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:-0.7
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Round the Bend
Username:CaroleS CaroleS
Uploaded:20 Sep 2013 - 10:15 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, General, Scabiosa
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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2013 - 10:29 AM

unusual angle and very fine.

B.

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2201 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2013 - 11:05 AM

A beautiful flower, one of my favorites, love the angle of the stem...well captured

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41066 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2013 - 11:13 AM

Another one that leaps of the screen. Excellent light and processing again, Carole.

Dave

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Meditator
Meditator  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2013 - 11:47 AM

Beautiful and thoughtfully composed


Phil

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PattiW
PattiW e2 Member 9PattiW vcard United States2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2013 - 11:47 AM

Gorgeous! PattiSmileSmileSmile

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2013 - 12:00 PM

So nice that the storm gave you this lovely pose.

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2013 - 1:17 PM

such a pretty image

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2013 - 1:33 PM

Good details and color captured!

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43443 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2013 - 1:37 PM

A very well observed, composed and captured floral image with great colour and detail throughout Carole.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrinGrin

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2013 - 2:06 PM

Beautifully composed and executed/presented.
R.

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2013 - 2:27 PM

Beautifully captured.

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7137 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2013 - 3:17 PM

A cracking pov and capture, Carole. CArol

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2013 - 4:48 PM


Quote: Another one that leaps of the screen. Excellent light and processing again, Carole.

Dave

Fully agreed. Stunning shot!

Last Modified By nonur at 20 Sep 2013 - 4:49 PM

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2013 - 5:45 PM

A bit like the stance I was taking in Whitby on Tuesday of last week when it was blowing a gale! Wink A super capture, Carole, beautifully composed and presented Smile
Trev Smile

Last Modified By TrevBatWCC at 20 Sep 2013 - 5:45 PM

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2013 - 6:07 PM

Excellent Carole, what more can i say?

John Smile

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8799 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1613 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2013 - 8:30 PM

Lovely colour and detail, and I like the way some of the stamens are set against the dark background.

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2013 - 8:43 PM

Superb photography

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
20 Sep 2013 - 10:07 PM

I spent ages on holiday looking for scabious with lovely curved stems.
Yours fits the bill very nicely.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2013 - 12:25 AM

Well I never knew they had special names. Mine all have big Bs on them, Bee pads that is as euivalent to heli pads.

gorgeous capture

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1082 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
21 Sep 2013 - 7:53 AM

A great DOF and composition

Peter

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canonfan
canonfan e2 Member 4canonfan vcard United Kingdom
21 Sep 2013 - 8:59 AM

Super image Carole
Jm

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10474 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2013 - 12:57 PM

A superb floral image Carole especially with that background just fading away.

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64542 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2013 - 2:26 PM

Very pretty. Love the dark b/g.
Mine have all died now, or been eaten by the pigeons.
Smile

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2013 - 3:27 PM

Yes Carole,it is that time of the year for the wind and rain,
to drive us ALL round the bend !!
Good close up.
Mick.

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8235 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2013 - 5:34 PM

A beautiful image with a good title Carole, sadly many of my flowers have been destroyed by the wind and rain of the past weekSad

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
21 Sep 2013 - 6:31 PM

Amazing shot. Not just the astounding detail and perfect exposure, but also the angle and composition. So beautiful with that black background too.

STUNNING floral image, Carole...gosh...

Andrew

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NaturesHaven
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23 Sep 2013 - 8:08 PM

Love your background, the POV is great, good light and I like the twist..............GrinGrinGrin

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