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Thank you for your votes and comments,we had no internet last night, it was so frustrating. Will try and catch up today.... A big thank you to Lynn (Drighlynne) for her User award, much appreciated.
Its Patty's (Pentaxpatty) birthday today so have uploaded this flower for her.
Have a lovely day....Grin

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D5300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:40mm f/2.8 G
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:18 Apr 2014 - 12:27 PM
Focal Length:40mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.1
Aperture:f/3.2
Shutter Speed:1/3200sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Cosmos
Username:ColleenA ColleenA
Uploaded:22 Apr 2014 - 5:02 AM
Tags:Cosmos, Flowers & plants
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781969
781969  1 India
22 Apr 2014 - 5:18 AM

without internet i feel really handicap,beautiful capture.

Vikram.

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LynneJoyce
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22 Apr 2014 - 5:33 AM

A beautiful image, perfect for a birthday tribute.

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Jocelia
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22 Apr 2014 - 5:34 AM

What a superb colour for a Cosmos. The macro capture fantastic too…..WinkWinkWink

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22 Apr 2014 - 6:01 AM

Cracking capture. Love the colour.
Dave

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22 Apr 2014 - 6:21 AM

Stunning macro image, Colleen. Perfectly presented.

Fred

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22 Apr 2014 - 6:21 AM

A gorgeous colour, Colleen, and the textures in the petals shout at you to be touched. A beautiful image, and a lovely tribute for Patty's birthday. Carol

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22 Apr 2014 - 6:59 AM

Beautiful Colleen, lovely colour,
Fred.

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Nikonuser1
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22 Apr 2014 - 7:10 AM

Great capture of this lovely flower CollleenSmile

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22 Apr 2014 - 7:19 AM

Great colour!

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andylea
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22 Apr 2014 - 7:23 AM

wonderful detail colleen love the colour a beauty nice one Wink
andy

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SUE118
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22 Apr 2014 - 7:30 AM

She'll love this a beautiful birthday wish.

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DicksPics
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22 Apr 2014 - 7:31 AM

What a beautiful birthday card for Patty, Colleen!Smile

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22 Apr 2014 - 7:41 AM

I am sure she will be delighted with your offering Colleen

Adrian

PS Thanks againWink

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22 Apr 2014 - 8:06 AM

A beautiful image Colleen, lovely colour and wonderful detail Smile
Jan

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viscostatic
22 Apr 2014 - 8:11 AM

Beautiful deep colours here Colleen.

Phil.

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barbarahirst
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22 Apr 2014 - 8:23 AM

Lucky Patty
A wonderful image

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ali63
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22 Apr 2014 - 8:41 AM

A beauty Colleen, superb work,

Ali SmileSmile

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pentaxpatty
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22 Apr 2014 - 9:06 AM

Thank you so much Colleen this is,so beautiful rich and velvet like petals. You are,so kind x Grin
Patty

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Drighlynne
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22 Apr 2014 - 9:13 AM

Great shot Colleen, flowers like that are great for insects.
Lynne

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22 Apr 2014 - 9:16 AM


Quote: Great shot Colleen, flowers like that are great for insects.
Lynne

Yes I spotted quite a few that day but it was so windy...see my SS...and I did not have my tripod...captured a few but not 100% happy with them....

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digital_boi
22 Apr 2014 - 9:19 AM

velvet detail at its best Colleen

Graham

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22 Apr 2014 - 9:27 AM

First class


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Maiwand
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22 Apr 2014 - 9:36 AM

Beautiful flower Colleen. Lovely image.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
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22 Apr 2014 - 9:47 AM

Nice and soft colors

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22 Apr 2014 - 9:59 AM


Quote: What a superb colour for a Cosmos. The macro capture fantastic too…..WinkWinkWink

Agree,,, Suzicoo

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22 Apr 2014 - 10:00 AM

The light makes this into an unbelievable colour.Well done Colleen.
WesternRed.

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22 Apr 2014 - 10:08 AM

Beautiful image Colleen, and a happy birthday to Patty. SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
Brian

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22 Apr 2014 - 12:00 PM

A stunner Colleen, a very fitting birthday image.
Delightful.

Dave.

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22 Apr 2014 - 12:17 PM

A beautiful image. Cosmos are a favourite summer flower.Smile

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22 Apr 2014 - 12:51 PM

This is Gorgeous Collen,and I am sure she will be thrilled with itSmile
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22 Apr 2014 - 1:11 PM

Excellent work ! beautiful shot !

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22 Apr 2014 - 1:22 PM

Beautiful colour bloom with a golden heart Colleen, a lovely picture.
Peter GrinGrinGrin

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22 Apr 2014 - 1:29 PM

What a gorgeous flower - such rich colours SmileSmile
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22 Apr 2014 - 1:31 PM

A beautiful rich color!

Happy Birthday Patty

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22 Apr 2014 - 1:47 PM

A beautiful deep colour, one to catch the eye and very well presented........GrinGrinGrinGrin

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22 Apr 2014 - 1:51 PM

A lovely birthday present for Patty and one which we can all enjoy.
Joan.

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22 Apr 2014 - 2:09 PM

Gorgeous colours Colleen, beautiful imageGrinGrinGrin
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22 Apr 2014 - 3:27 PM

A very beautiful flower, and sooo beautifully captured, Colleen Smile
Happy Birthday Patty! Wink
Trev Smile

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22 Apr 2014 - 4:01 PM

gorgeous shot love that deep rich colour

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22 Apr 2014 - 4:05 PM

A beautiful birthday image for Patty.
Lovely contrasting colour and good dof.
I once saw a list of birthdays on Ephotozine but haven't been able to find it since.
Anybody know how to access it?
How ever did you manage to do your Guest Editor with no internet?
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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22 Apr 2014 - 4:31 PM

Personally I love this color. All Buddhist Lamas adore .

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22 Apr 2014 - 4:34 PM


Quote: I once saw a list of birthdays on Ephotozine but haven't been able to find it since.
Anybody know how to access it?
How ever did you manage to do your Guest Editor with no internet?
Kate GrinGrinGrin

You find the birthday list on the Forum...... Scroll down to bottom of page and you will find it....
I had to use my cell phone to look at images last night until 10 pm when I could get into our wifi again. Went to bed at midnight. Grin

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22 Apr 2014 - 4:36 PM

I love Cosmos Colleen and this is just beautiful

Myra

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22 Apr 2014 - 4:43 PM

Beautiful image with strong colours! Well done , Colleen! --- Jukka.

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22 Apr 2014 - 5:24 PM

Colleen, lovely colours and super detail in the image centre......finished off with a fine dof.


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22 Apr 2014 - 5:33 PM

Wonderful rich, deep colours, Colleen.

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22 Apr 2014 - 6:13 PM

Strong and vibrant.

P.

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22 Apr 2014 - 6:33 PM

What a gorgeous colour and image Colleen, I like it VERY much.

John Smile

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22 Apr 2014 - 7:35 PM

Colleen, A gorgeous image with fantastic colour contrasts and a bokeh to match SmileSmileSmileSmile

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AlexAppleby
22 Apr 2014 - 8:04 PM

Beautiful image Colleen. Whilst I was in Bulgaria last week I took some shots of the blossom on the trees, and whilst I was doing it I thought of you and your fabulous flower images. I'm probably not going to post any of those shots as they just aren't up to your standards, but at least you give me inspiration and something to think about!

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22 Apr 2014 - 8:40 PM

Cosmos, beautiful flower these, i intend buying some shortly for the garden, a stunning shot Colleen

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22 Apr 2014 - 9:49 PM

Lovely light and depth with a perfect background,, Nice

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22 Apr 2014 - 10:09 PM

Beautiful image Colleen, such a gorgeous colour.

Jenny Smile

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22 Apr 2014 - 10:12 PM

Said it all above,really nice.
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23 Apr 2014 - 5:17 AM

Lovely colours and great DOF

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BarbaraR
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23 Apr 2014 - 3:17 PM

Sumptuous flower.
Well done.

B.

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23 Apr 2014 - 7:20 PM

Focused perfectly and the colours and light are amazing. Well done Colleen, this is excellent!Grin
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23 Apr 2014 - 7:37 PM

excellent colour and bokeh!

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11 May 2014 - 7:21 PM

Simply beautiful, love the rich colour

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