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Good morning...GrinGrinGrin
The last of our beautiful Cosmos, cannot believe they have lasted since Easter. Still loving my new lens....
I WOULD LIKE TO THANK KATE (IRISH KATE) HUGH (MORPHEUS 1955) AND ISABEL (CHINGA) FOR THEIR UA'S
Have a great Saturday, we are still shrouded in FogSad and yesterday was our first taste of Winter to come as our temp dropped to 18deg brrr

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D5100 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:40mm f/2.8 G
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:22 May 2013 - 4:32 PM
Focal Length:40mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.0
Aperture:f/3.5
Shutter Speed:1/500sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Pretty in pink
Username:ColleenA ColleenA
Uploaded:25 May 2013 - 5:53 AM
Tags:Cosmos, Flowers & plants
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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  2 India1 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2013 - 6:00 AM

An excellent picture.

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Ray12
Ray12  175 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2013 - 6:10 AM

lovely shot Colleen Grin

Ray

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
25 May 2013 - 6:11 AM

Cosmos must be one of the most rewarding little flowers !! This is a stunning image Colleen - I am impressed ! Smile Looks like we are in for some sunshine today although rain has been predicted for later Smile

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WesternRed
WesternRed e2 Member 3WesternRed vcard Australia
25 May 2013 - 6:20 AM

Wonderful coloured capture with magic stamens.
Well done Colleen. WesternRed.

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Nigeve1
Nigeve1 e2 Member 1831 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom91 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2013 - 6:33 AM

Beautiful image and colour.
Nigel

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Jocelia
Jocelia e2 Member 3Jocelia vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2013 - 6:34 AM

This is just magic and so full of impact with the colour
and the capture it's self...WinkWink

( Our weather is still sunny but much cooler, expect rain in the week…. 6to21 c)

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lesliea
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25 May 2013 - 7:20 AM

Beautiful image well captured.
Allen, Smile

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2013 - 7:24 AM

Great DOF! Well focused....

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 95951 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2013 - 7:36 AM

A fine splash of colour, to welcome the morningSmile

Adrian

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CHRISB911
CHRISB911  854 forum posts1 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2013 - 7:40 AM

great selective focussing again, great colour and dreamy bokeh
CornishChris

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widtink
widtink  2406 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2013 - 7:55 AM

Lovely composition and presentation Colleen Grin If we got 18 degrees today that would be great !!!!!!! GrinGrinGrinWink

Rod

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2013 - 8:09 AM

Rather dreamy and bright image Colleen,
lovely angle used and like the square crop
great use of the new lens
Lillian

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2209 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2013 - 8:15 AM

This is Beautiful again with lovely presentationSmileSmileSmile
NettaSmile

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
25 May 2013 - 8:33 AM

Beautiful image Colleen, super composition,
Fred.

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2013 - 8:35 AM

Wow colleen - I really love the sharpness in the middle of the flower, beautiful vivid colours and composition. Stunning.

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Caziwinkles
25 May 2013 - 8:53 AM

Gorgeous colour Colleen. Excellent composition and DoF too. Fab image. Smile

Carol

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Jefflor
Jefflor  1 United Kingdom
25 May 2013 - 9:00 AM

A beauty.

Jeff

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pollisher
pollisher  2 Scotland
25 May 2013 - 9:45 AM

A super image. Smile
Enjoy your 18 deg. Minus 1 this morning and had to scrap the ice from the car windscreen!!! Sad

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom74 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2013 - 10:31 AM

Gorgeous image and I love the subtle colours of your border.
We're all going to learn from you.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2013 - 10:46 AM

A very beautiful close-up, Colleen, lovely presentation Smile
Blue skies and sunshine here today...11°C and supposed to reach a staggering 16°C!! Wink
Trev Smile

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Tish1
Tish1 e2 Member 1Tish1 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2013 - 12:29 PM

Vibrant colour Colleen, suggest you keep the lens Grin

Tish

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morpheus1955
25 May 2013 - 12:38 PM

Stunning shot Colleen, fabulous colours and detail

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2013 - 1:05 PM

Super Colleen, great colour well capturedSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile


Cliff

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Alda  246 forum posts United Kingdom27 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2013 - 1:09 PM

Beautiful Colleen GrinGrin. I would maybe just clone out that little bit of the pink petal showing on the rhs TongueSmile

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brian17302
brian17302 e2 Member 2brian17302 vcard United Kingdom12 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2013 - 1:12 PM

Good shallow DOF, nice composition & squre crop
Brian

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kuvailija
kuvailija e2 Member 3kuvailija vcard Finland
25 May 2013 - 2:27 PM

Wonderful colurs,composition and bokeh , Colleen! GrinGrinGrin Well done! ---- Jukka.

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Danny1970
Danny1970 e2 Member 1Danny1970 vcard United Kingdom
25 May 2013 - 3:03 PM

Superb image, gorgeous colours

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digital_boi
25 May 2013 - 3:04 PM

excellent Colleen

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
25 May 2013 - 3:50 PM

Lovely subtle colours Colleen, a very pleasing presentation.

John

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25 May 2013 - 4:14 PM

Another lovely image Colleen, well done.
Regards, Alf.

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boov
boov  2 United Kingdom
25 May 2013 - 4:26 PM

Again super take

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capto
capto e2 Member 21323 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2013 - 5:28 PM

Love cosmos, just planted some. 18c would be a heat wave.Smile

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xwang  531 forum posts7 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2013 - 6:05 PM

Wow.. I really love the colour... beautiful!Grin

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myrab
myrab e2 Member 8myrab vcard United Kingdom
25 May 2013 - 6:27 PM

I love cosmos, I have just planted some in the garden this afternoon,

This is a great shot with perfect d,o,f.

Myra

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GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2013 - 8:15 PM

Beautiful capture and presentation, Colleen !
George

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Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4673 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom64 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2013 - 8:39 PM

Cracking shot !!....lovely colours !!

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
25 May 2013 - 8:40 PM

Stunning! Lovely image!
IB

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 761 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
25 May 2013 - 10:17 PM

Excellent use of DOF

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Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
25 May 2013 - 11:55 PM

Beautiful Colleen. Cathy

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fazzer
fazzer e2 Member 537 forum postsfazzer vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
26 May 2013 - 1:01 PM

beautifully done Colleen ,I like the touch of colour from the petal of another flower on the right
jSmile

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BIGRY1
BIGRY1 e2 Member 2BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
26 May 2013 - 3:58 PM

Very pretty indeed! A lovely image!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ryan

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Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
26 May 2013 - 7:23 PM

Beautiful!

P.

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gallero
gallero e2 Member 3gallero vcard Venezuela
27 May 2013 - 2:43 AM

Da la sensación que se va a salir del cuadro..buena fotografía

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