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Its poppy time again....
I changed my user name from ColleenW to ColleenA today, sorry to confuse you but wanted to get rid of the W for ages...have a nice day

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D5100 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:70-300mm f/4-5.6 G
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:27 Oct 2013 - 10:57 AM
Focal Length:300mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/640sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Poppies
Username:ColleenA ColleenA
Uploaded:30 Oct 2013 - 5:08 AM
Tags:Flowers & plants
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WesternRed
WesternRed e2 Member 3WesternRed vcard Australia
30 Oct 2013 - 5:11 AM

Well captured with the background doing it for me. Good work Colleen.
WesternRed.

jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1081 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
30 Oct 2013 - 5:38 AM

An excellent composition

Peter

saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 43852 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway23 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2013 - 5:51 AM

Like the composition, Colleen. The present and the future represented by the flower in full bloom and the one yet to emerge.

Malc

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2013 - 6:10 AM

A beautiful image, Colleen, I didn't see too many poppies here this year, and now have to wait about 6 months to see them again Sad Carol

ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 234 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2013 - 6:34 AM

A lovely study.
Shortlisted.

Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 699 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2013 - 6:36 AM

Warm and lush and soothing. Love it.

Andy

SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2013 - 7:23 AM

Love what you've done with this it's beautiful.

fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2013 - 7:25 AM

Simply beautiful Colleen.

Albert

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41035 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England134 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2013 - 7:39 AM

The backlight gives a lovely vibrancy to the red and picks out the hairs so well. The bg sets it all off a treat.

Dave

Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2013 - 7:47 AM

Beautifully composed Colleen. GrinGrin Peter.

Caziwinkles
30 Oct 2013 - 7:55 AM

Lovely Colleen - superb background. Smile

Carol

Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2013 - 8:12 AM

caught some great light in behind Colleen
making a beautiful capture and so vibrant in colour
Lillian

senn
senn e2 Member 3senn vcard Belgium1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2013 - 8:19 AM

great colour contrast and clarity with this Colleen

marshfam19
marshfam19 e2 Member 5marshfam19 vcard United Kingdom
30 Oct 2013 - 8:41 AM

Colleen, yet again another great image. Well captured, wonderful DoF.

Mary

viscostatic
30 Oct 2013 - 8:49 AM

Wonderful light and colour Colleen.

Phil.

netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2173 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2013 - 8:51 AM

A Beautiful image with lovely light and bgSmile
NettaSmile

kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise e2 Member 2364 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2013 - 8:51 AM

A gorgeous image Colleen. Beautiful colours and love the background GrinGrin

Kathryn

richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5241 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2013 - 9:41 AM

Just beautiful Colleen!! Great work!!

Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2013 - 10:09 AM

Great image Colleen, like the B/GSmile


Cliff

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2013 - 10:20 AM

So gorgeous Colleen - left me speechless.Smile
Joan.

Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2013 - 10:58 AM

The back lighting is beautiful and the background is this image has a beauty of it's own too.
KateGrinGrinGrin

Quoise
Quoise e2 Member 1238 forum postsQuoise vcard United Kingdom
30 Oct 2013 - 11:03 AM

Gorgeous colours

kuvailija
kuvailija e2 Member 2kuvailija vcard Finland
30 Oct 2013 - 11:23 AM

Very beautiful indeed , Colleen ! GrinGrinGrin --- Winter is sure comming ,but temperatures around +10 c daytime ,so not just yet ! ---- Jukka.

JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2013 - 11:45 AM


Quote: A beautiful image, Colleen, I didn't see too many poppies here this year, and now have to wait about 6 months to see them again Sad Carol

I was thinking the same thing: too long to wait for ours!
Love the BG too.
Ju

EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
30 Oct 2013 - 12:12 PM

Lovely image Smile

Eileen

mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2013 - 12:26 PM

Well lit and coloured Colleen.
Splendid shot.
Mick.

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2013 - 1:37 PM

My favourite flower! And so beautifully captured and presented here, Colleen, love it Wink
Trev Smile

leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
30 Oct 2013 - 1:48 PM

Lovely composition lit and a beautiful b/g, Colleen.
Effrossini

jdinne
jdinne  11 England
30 Oct 2013 - 2:42 PM

Composition, colour, light spot on. Superb overall presentation Colleen.

John

capto
capto e2 Member 21089 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2013 - 3:04 PM

So envious, poppy time is the best.Smile

ivor

ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2013 - 3:52 PM

Beautiful DOF a lovely image

Ali Grin

ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 234 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2013 - 4:00 PM

It's approaching our 'Poppy Day' in the UK so your picture is very appropriate, Colleen.

GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2013 - 4:17 PM


Quote: Caught some great light in behind Colleen
making a beautiful capture and so vibrant in colour
Lillian

I totally agree with Lillian, this is a beautiful composition, Colleen!
George

Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 7121 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2013 - 4:57 PM

Lovely shot Colleen, will be quite a while before we see these again

myrab
myrab e2 Member 8myrab vcard United Kingdom
30 Oct 2013 - 5:27 PM

Beautiful
Myra

ronboy
ronboy  4 Scotland
30 Oct 2013 - 6:17 PM

Lovely

gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6526 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2013 - 7:41 PM

I have never taken a poppy image but if I ever do I will be pleased if it is as good as this. - gary

williamsloan
williamsloan e2 Member 3williamsloan vcard Northern Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2013 - 8:17 PM

a really great image.


billy

Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 1Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
30 Oct 2013 - 9:39 PM

Fantastic shot Colleen. Love the background. Cathy

DilysT
DilysT e2 Member 3DilysT vcard United Kingdom
30 Oct 2013 - 10:04 PM

Love this one Colleen. Beautiful and bright.

Dilys Smile

johnlw
johnlw e2 Member 7johnlw vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2013 - 10:47 PM

A lovely calm and peaceful image with lovely light and colour.
Regards John.

Ridgeway
Ridgeway  7222 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
31 Oct 2013 - 12:35 AM

What a beutiful shot,pristine.

Aidan,

Jocelia
Jocelia e2 Member 3Jocelia vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
31 Oct 2013 - 2:24 AM

Just brlliant and with such impact…..WinkWinkWink

BIGRY1
BIGRY1 e2 Member 2BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
31 Oct 2013 - 5:23 PM

I wondered why I couldn't find you!Tongue
An excellent poppy imageSmile, I can't believe our summer has finished already!Sad
Ryan

UrbaneMagick
31 Oct 2013 - 7:55 PM

Beautiful capture Colleen, love your floral photography Smile

Potra
Potra e2 Member 1Potra vcard Venezuela
4 Nov 2013 - 11:47 PM

I was slightly confused about your name, but anyway I get confused so often that I thought it was my mistake! WinkTongue
You can never have too many poppies.
M

Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
5 Nov 2013 - 5:27 AM

Sublime image... The use of light is spot on as well... IB

digital_boi
15 Nov 2013 - 10:30 AM

all floral images I have seen today on your p/f are superb Colleen a pleasure to view

Graham

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