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This image is of a little Alpine Anemone about 1.5cm across and it is reflected in that black dish which features from time to time in my pf! If you look carefully you'll see that there is a reflection of the reflection too. This is the first time I have posted an image using my new computer, having edited the image earlier today though it was captured using my original camera some time ago. I decided not to add a frame as I think it looks best set against uninterrupted black. Hope you agree.

Many thanks to all who looked in on my previous image. It was fun even though neither any of you nor I myself has a clue how I arrived at that result!

Brand:Panasonic
Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:16 Nov 2011 - 9:02 AM
Focal Length:7.4mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.0
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/60sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Auto, Fired
Title:My Delight
Username:EAS EAS
Uploaded:2 Feb 2012 - 8:49 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Digitally manipulated, Flash / lighting, Flowers & plants
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Votes:90
Voters:tomcat · saeidNL · Glostopcat · Daisymaye · enricopardo · AnneWorner · Niknut · LexEquine · RonnieAG · helenlinda · mikesmith · posty57 · buxton · Oliverpants · k1 · cabbie · gary_d · EMJAYCEE · morpheus1955 · annettep38 · andylea · Lillian · bagman · LynneJoyce · CarolG · Stace · SUE118 · barbarahirst · JohnChambersPhotography · WhiteRose1 · susanbarton · Ray42 · DeSilver · JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY · digital_boi · CaroleS · gingerdelight · NeilWigan · mex · pronabk · Len1950 · graceland · BarbaraR · Philip_H · jaktis · Rock · leginR · Mynett · goso · martinjp · PaulLiley · Hop-A-Long · Sue_R · NobbytheNobster · ChiliMan · imagio · hasslebladuk · GillyB · Brian65 · ChristineD · Anjantoo · cantona43 · raygregson · FeatherFriend · jujupops · sable · Jekaro · DanielD · brownsilent · hary60 · sweetpea62 · Oleg_Lobzin · AnnChown · PattiW · dmhuynh72 · lesliea · Billyray · KBan · Ayoob · Rach1970 · accipiter · Silverzone · JG123456 · James_C · nikshot · costas · Michaela_Solway · HuntedDragon · PhillipMinnis · Tibetan ·
Views:258
Unique Views:100

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tomcat
tomcat Plus Member 96314 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2012 - 8:54 PM

Well presented Ann

The reflection is a boost

Adrian

saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2012 - 8:57 PM

What lovely and wonderful capture,very well done.
saeid

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2012 - 8:59 PM

A fabulous floral image Ann, wonderful lighting and presentation. As the Tomcat has said the reflection is the icing on the cake

Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2012 - 9:01 PM

This is very beautiful Ann..........Sandy

AnneWorner
AnneWorner Plus Member 7620 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States43 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2012 - 9:02 PM

Very beautiful. Like the reflections and this is especially nice on black.

Anne

LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2012 - 9:18 PM

'Superlative {A++++}, very artistic (reflected) Composition, & very Lovely Floral Image rendering,' Ann~

Ciao~ Peter Smile

Last Modified By LexEquine at 2 Feb 2012 - 9:20 PM
helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2012 - 9:27 PM

Wonderful colours and reflection - I like it without a border too.
Helen

RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5147 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2012 - 9:28 PM

A super shot of this beautiful wee anemone and it's reflection, Ann: I too have occasionally presented a floral image without any border allowing the black b/g of the image to fuse seamlessly with black b/g of EPZ.......has worked a treat here allowing flower to drop down out of the gloom into the spotlight. Very nicely done.
Ronnie

posty57
posty57  7 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2012 - 9:28 PM

A beautiful presentation Ann, and loads of good wishes on the new compi Smile

Barry

Oliverpants
2 Feb 2012 - 9:58 PM

Superb, the reflection really sets it off and a lovely neat background. Ann

k1
k1  5
2 Feb 2012 - 10:14 PM

Beautiful capture, love the reflection. Well composed.

Paul.

gary_d
gary_d Plus Member 7576 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2012 - 10:34 PM

That black dish works well, a lovely delicate flower and nice reflection/s. - gary

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2012 - 11:12 PM

This is so typical of your lovely work Ann and the reflection is perfect.
Joan.

annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2012 - 11:44 PM

wonderful reflection, all the delicate detail is perfect and then we get a bonus with an even deeper blue and those wee spots in the reflection.
I can see why you call it your delight Smile

Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2012 - 12:37 AM

Perfect Ann, and was it done with your lovely mirror dish?
the reflection plus again sets this off as a real winner!!
got my computer all sussed if you need any help
Lillian

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2012 - 4:33 AM

The choice of uninterrupted black is a good one for this lovely, delicate image.

CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8183 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2012 - 6:45 AM

A beautiful presentation of this charming little alpine, Ann, love the reflections. Carol

SUE118
SUE118 Plus Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2012 - 7:36 AM

A beautifully captured shot.

barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2012 - 8:19 AM

That reflection really is superb

susanbarton
3 Feb 2012 - 9:08 AM

Beautiful in its simplicity and I love the delicate reflection

Susan

Ray42
Ray42  7 England3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2012 - 9:21 AM


Quote: Beautiful in its simplicity and I love the delicate reflection

Susan

Summed up to a 'T'

digital_boi
3 Feb 2012 - 10:24 AM

light superb detail shadow and reflection excellent work a pleasure to view

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 462 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2012 - 11:10 AM

That reflection effect is certainly enhanced without a border - Carole

NeilWigan
NeilWigan Plus Member 4NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2012 - 11:23 AM

Looks good Ann,been very blue oriented of late ,a good winter colour.Should be Yellows soon.Smile

EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2012 - 12:12 PM


Quote: Looks good Ann,been very blue oriented of late ,a good winter colour.Should be Yellows soon.Smile

Yep, coming next!

Ann

Len1950
Len1950 Plus Member 5Len1950 vcard England
3 Feb 2012 - 2:45 PM

Stunning image.

Len

Last Modified By Len1950 at 3 Feb 2012 - 2:45 PM
BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2012 - 3:35 PM

Very attractive shot.
I must look out for a black-reflective
surface, it's a lovely effect with a flower. ..

B.

jaktis
jaktis Plus Member 1184 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
3 Feb 2012 - 5:44 PM

I do agree about the black, a superb composition /presentation

Peter

Rock
Rock Plus Member 12Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2012 - 7:03 PM

Grand shot indeed.

Rock

Mynett
Mynett Plus Member 6142 forum postsMynett vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2012 - 9:43 PM

so sweet and delicate looks great against the blackSmile

PaulLiley
PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2012 - 8:34 AM

Beautiful capture Ann. paul

Hop-A-Long
4 Feb 2012 - 8:59 AM

Lovely image, nice and sharp with a nice reflection.

Andy

NobbytheNobster

Very nice Ann Smile
Ricky

ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2012 - 2:09 PM

Glad to know the new computer is serving you well, Ann Smile And leaving this frameless on all black is the perfect way to go, in my opinion.

I can actually see the reflection of the reflection in the top petal! Such a pretty flower and so deliciously taken.

Andrew Smile

imagio
imagio  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2012 - 2:48 PM

This is gorgeous Ann..

hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk Plus Member 5hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2012 - 4:58 PM

Stunning shot
mike

Brian65
Brian65 Plus Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
4 Feb 2012 - 5:13 PM

Love it Ann, its a winner.
Brian

ChristineD
ChristineD Plus Member 9ChristineD vcard England
4 Feb 2012 - 7:16 PM

Stunning image and reflection, beautifully presented.

Anjantoo
Anjantoo  7 England1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2012 - 10:11 PM

Beautiful Ann, I seem to have lost my finding the image knack at the moment...probably lack fo sleep due to my new non-sleeping grand-daughter!
Jann
xxx

cantona43
cantona43 Plus Member 9920 forum postscantona43 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
4 Feb 2012 - 11:45 PM

absolutely stunning
Neil

raygregson
raygregson Plus Member 7raygregson vcard United Kingdom
5 Feb 2012 - 10:44 AM

simply beautiful ann,superb colour in this beautiful image.ray

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend Plus Member 738 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2012 - 3:22 PM

A stunning presentation Ann,
Geoff.

jujupops
jujupops  4 England
5 Feb 2012 - 3:41 PM

Beautiful Ann!
Julie

sable
sable  6 England7 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2012 - 6:16 PM

One word stunning!!

DanielD
DanielD  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2012 - 11:51 PM

Absolutely Superb

Daniel

brownsilent
brownsilent Plus Member 8brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2012 - 7:08 AM

Awwww, very beautiful, great image! I have a black dish too, that I like using for photographic purpose! Smile
Johanna

sweetpea62
sweetpea62 Plus Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2012 - 1:56 PM

Absolutely stunning Ann..Lin

Oleg_Lobzin
6 Feb 2012 - 2:48 PM

A stunning shot. Details amazing. A delightful reflection of the composition is excellent.
Regards, Oleg.

AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2012 - 2:50 PM

The reflection is wonderful showing the anemone off to its best.
Ann

Last Modified By AnnChown at 6 Feb 2012 - 2:50 PM
PattiW
PattiW Plus Member 9PattiW vcard United States2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2012 - 5:14 PM

SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 Plus Member 735 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2012 - 8:34 PM

beautifully done Ann, and I also think it is better without the border too.
regards
Yung

Billyray
Billyray  770 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
8 Feb 2012 - 3:54 PM

Oh WOW Ann. This is excellent. Superb detail and colour with perfect reflections. Only click and run at the moment, my radio therapy is making me rather tired and another seven days to go.
Ray

Ayoob
Ayoob Plus Member 3Ayoob vcard Australia
9 Feb 2012 - 7:32 AM

A cracking shot excellent light, reflection and great detail..........Grin

Rach1970
Rach1970  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
10 Feb 2012 - 10:58 PM

Fab image. Love it.

accipiter
accipiter Plus Member 5accipiter vcard England58 Constructive Critique Points
25 Feb 2012 - 11:15 AM

A superb capture Ann. A

Michaela_Solway

Beautiful light and reflection... Wink....

Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
28 Dec 2012 - 11:17 AM

I have great pleasure in rounding off the votes, for a lovely flower shot Ann, used to have a lot of these but they have vanished bit by bit, lovely light and reflection, good colours, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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