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Good morning.....
Another rose today....loved the colour and the angle it was growing.
Have a nice day............GrinGrin

My husband is in very good spirits now that Australia has won the Ashes....and looking forward to the Boxing Day test at the MCG in Melbourne.....I will take my camera with me that day and hopefully get some action shots....GrinGrin

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D5300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:105mm f/2.8 G VR
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:8 Dec 2013 - 4:01 PM
Focal Length:105mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.0
Aperture:f/3.0
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:In full bloom
Username:ColleenA ColleenA
Uploaded:18 Dec 2013 - 3:46 AM
Tags:Flowers & plants
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SimonFletch
SimonFletch e2 Member SimonFletch vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2013 - 4:00 AM

I can all but smell the perfume..!
Superb Roses, Colleen, well taken.

Simon

Cookie_Monster
Cookie_Monster e2 Member 2Cookie_Monster vcard United States1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2013 - 4:03 AM

Beautiful. Particularly like the angle on v1. Smile

prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2013 - 5:04 AM

Vote for v 1.

Lynniesefforts
Lynniesefforts e2 Member 3Lynniesefforts vcard Australia
18 Dec 2013 - 5:15 AM

Such abeautiful rose Colleen.. Gorgous colour !!! Grin

Lynette Grin

ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 234 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2013 - 5:21 AM

A lovely picture, Colleen.
A bright start today!

kuvailija
kuvailija e2 Member 2kuvailija vcard Finland
18 Dec 2013 - 5:28 AM

You are bac in your "comfort zone". --- Very beautiful image with the C.bokeh and very good colours! GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin- A great lens that Nikons 105 mm-N ! (we have a petname here for it ;"flowerlens" surprise surprise ). --- Jukka.Smile PS Dont you melt there , let ice melt! - J.

Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 699 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2013 - 6:47 AM

We'll have no talk of Ashes here thank you very much....Sad

Anyway, a lovely shot Colleen, beautiful colour and great dof.

Andy

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2013 - 7:05 AM

Beautifully captured, Colleen. Glad to hear hubby has regained his spirits with the win Smile Carol

Caziwinkles
18 Dec 2013 - 7:06 AM

Such a lovely rose Colleen- stands out from the crowd - perfect DoF. Smile

Carol

SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2013 - 7:27 AM

A beautiful capture, the less said about the cricket the better ha ha.SmileBlush

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2013 - 7:40 AM

True beauty.
Hows that back?

kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise e2 Member 2364 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2013 - 7:58 AM

Two stunningly beautiful captures Colleen. V1 for me. Gorgeous GrinGrin

Kathryn

Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2013 - 8:04 AM

Beautiful pictures of my favourite Colleen. Lovely delicate colour, superbly captured by you. GrinGrinGrin Peter.

viscostatic
18 Dec 2013 - 8:23 AM

Beautiful Colleen, especially V1. The colours, the tones, the background all superb.

Phil.

ValeryAst
ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
18 Dec 2013 - 8:33 AM

Lovely set, Colleen! It is a pleasure for the eyes!Smile
P.S. I mean blonde, not due to the colour of her hair (it's very nice!), but due to the quality of her mind (no gray matter of the brain as such!)WinkLOL
Regards Valery

HarrietH
HarrietH e2 Member 4264 forum postsHarrietH vcard Portugal
18 Dec 2013 - 9:12 AM

Beautiful Colleen, I am now (im)patiently waiting for my 105mm macro to arrive. You made me do it Grin all because of your lovely shots and the gorgeous bokeh.

Harriet

Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2013 - 9:19 AM

Great capture ColleenSmile


CliffSmile

digital_boi
18 Dec 2013 - 10:03 AM

that was not cricket that was lamb to the slaughter V1 for me today Colleen I would maybe have lifted the highlights a tad but that's just me Wink

Graham

ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2168 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2013 - 10:03 AM


Quote: Beautiful Colleen, I am now (im)patiently waiting for my 105mm macro to arrive. You made me do it Grin all because of your lovely shots and the gorgeous bokeh.

Harriet

SorryBlush....but you won't regret it.....

ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2168 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2013 - 10:10 AM


Quote: That was not cricket that was lamb to the slaughter V1 for me today Colleen I would maybe have lifted the highlights a tad but that's just me Wink

Graham

Yeah it was a bit of a killing field....and two more to go....
I need to learn Potoshop, have downloaded it and have no idea how to use the tools available...at present I just snap, crop, frame and upload.

Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2013 - 10:14 AM

As per your usual Colleen a beautiful two images going for V1
lillian

JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2013 - 11:05 AM

Two beautiful images and esp. love V1.
Ju

gwynn56
gwynn56  261 forum posts England
18 Dec 2013 - 11:37 AM

nice set of images , but could the full bloom be refering to you now your hubby in good spirits Wink

Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2013 - 12:09 PM

A good angle for an image - sometimes we want to isolate a single bloom
and this one has been very obliging. Beautiful colour.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2013 - 12:18 PM

Glad someone's happy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! not me though.Sad
Happy with your lovely rose image.Smile
Joan.

CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2013 - 1:12 PM

Two lovely images, well captured Colleen (they have to share my vote)Smile

williamsloan
williamsloan e2 Member 3williamsloan vcard Northern Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2013 - 1:48 PM

well done two beauties.



billy

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2013 - 3:03 PM

Two beautiful captures, Colleen, but V1 has to be my fave Smile Glad to hear hubby's feeling more cheerful - I'm not a cricket fan, so it doesn't upset me! Wink
Trev Smile

mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2013 - 3:12 PM

Good shots Colleen.
And glad to hear hubby is on the mend !!
Mick.

DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2013 - 3:52 PM

Glad to make it 50, Colleen - bet England would be glad of a score like that, too!!WinkWinkSmile
Two lovely images.

Richard

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2013 - 4:08 PM

Such a beauty Colleen SmileSmile
Helen

BIGRY1
BIGRY1 e2 Member 2BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2013 - 4:13 PM

Both are excellent but V1 is the stand out image for too!Grin
Glad to hear the hubby is getting better and I am sure you will have a good time at the cricket in Melbourne, I for one won't be watching it!SadTongue
Ryan

NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 33129 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom102 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2013 - 4:30 PM

Two very well observed, composed, exposed and captured floral images Colleen. Image one being a dream…

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2013 - 4:38 PM

Beautiful images Colleen!
Regards,
George

rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2013 - 4:50 PM

Smelling of roses ( are the Aussies !!) Nice image Colleen, have your selves a Very Merry Christmas and New Year and perhaps make it 5-0 ! All the best for 2014
Ron

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2013 - 5:00 PM

Beautifully taken Colleen - we won't dwell on the cricket. BlushGrinGrin

Jenny-D
Jenny-D e2 Member 4Jenny-D vcard United Kingdom
18 Dec 2013 - 5:40 PM

Beautiful images Colleen.

Jenny Smile

lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2013 - 5:55 PM

Lovely delicate colour Colleen.

John Smile

capto
capto e2 Member 21089 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2013 - 6:46 PM

Two well taken shots.Smile

ivor

marktc
marktc e2 Member 347 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2013 - 7:28 PM

So subtle and beautiful

Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 7121 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Dec 2013 - 7:40 PM

What a beautiful delicate Rose picture Colleen

jacquig
18 Dec 2013 - 9:00 PM

Beautiful rose images, Colleen. Hard to choose, but I think v2 for the delicate colour and lovely open form. Smile

Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 1Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
18 Dec 2013 - 10:21 PM

Lovely shots Colleen. Cathy

leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
18 Dec 2013 - 10:29 PM

Beautiful images Colleen. So lovely colour and so delicate!
Effrossini

Jocelia
Jocelia e2 Member 3Jocelia vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Dec 2013 - 8:42 AM

Pretty and perfect, top marks again Colleen………..WinkWinkWink

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
26 Dec 2013 - 5:03 PM

Well you definitely rose to the occasion here Colleen, two lovely images of this gorgeous rose, shame the same can not be said for the England cricket team after yet another pathetic performance!Blush

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