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Good morning....
Thank you to Trevor (TrevBatWCC) for his UA and to all of you for your continued support and encouragement.
A few images today of the Water lily pond and our local park.
Have a nice day
(V2 and 8 have come up very big on my screen and therefore chopped the images in half, you may have to view it as a smaller file)

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D5300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:70-300mm f/4-5.6 G
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:20 Nov 2013 - 10:56 AM
Focal Length:300mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:The Water lily pond
Username:ColleenA ColleenA
Uploaded:28 Nov 2013 - 5:59 AM
Tags:Flowers & plants, Water lily
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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
28 Nov 2013 - 6:02 AM

Good morning Colleen ! A lovely image with super composition and colour ! Seems like a wonderful summer's day is awaiting us Smile

Caziwinkles
28 Nov 2013 - 6:13 AM

Claude Monet has got some competition Colleen! Superb images here, Lovely colours. Smile

Carol

S_Psharma
S_Psharma  2 India1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2013 - 6:14 AM

Beautful set of lotus studies v2 looks best.

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7137 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2013 - 6:30 AM

A delightful set, Colleen, with V's 7 & 8 being my favourites. A perfect day for water lilies, peeing down with rain here Sad Carol

Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 6105 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2013 - 6:32 AM

A lovely set Colleen, lots of lush colour.

Andy

ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 334 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2013 - 7:13 AM

They are fine images, Colleen.
Love the inclusions - makes things more real somehow.

SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2013 - 7:16 AM

A fine collection of beautiful images.

mistere
mistere e2 Member 1mistere vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2013 - 7:27 AM

Gorgeous, another super collection Colleen.
Dave.

Ray12
Ray12  175 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2013 - 7:27 AM

A superb set of images, is there no end to your talent Grin Blush

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2013 - 7:33 AM

A fabulous set ....
V8 really is special for me...

viscostatic
28 Nov 2013 - 7:42 AM

Beautiful images Colleen. You are doing so wellto zoom in so much and still get them really sharp. V2 my favourite if I had to choose - I like the composition best and slight under exposure gives deep saturated colours.

Phil.

lesliea
lesliea e2 Member 5lesliea vcard Australia
28 Nov 2013 - 7:48 AM

Beautiful images Colleen.
Allen,Smile

Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
28 Nov 2013 - 7:51 AM

OK ! It is me again Smile I think this is a super set Colleen. I like the group photo in V8 - but any image could have been the lead !

Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
28 Nov 2013 - 8:04 AM

Another super set Colleen, V8 a slight favourite,
Fred.

Alan_Baseley
Alan_Baseley e2 Member 13323 forum postsAlan_Baseley vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2013 - 8:12 AM

A fine set Colleen,
Alan

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

Beautifully composed Colleen, so difficult to choose a specific image, as I like them all. So very well done. Grin Peter.

Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2013 - 8:23 AM

Loving versions 4 and 8 here Colleen, I find the sun spot
rather distracting on first..but how I wish I had taken these beautiful lilies
lillian

NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven e2 Member 3253 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2013 - 8:25 AM

Thank you for your comment about my knees....it is great to be able to walk properly again instead of almost shuffling.............the injections have worked very well.........it keeps the arthritis at bay...........GrinGrinGrinGrin

I use to to walk miles (hiking) and when you stop doing the walks frustration sets in, so now I can at least walk further without overdoing the walk..........I know when it's time to turn around and head home for a hot coffee............GrinGrinGrin

Last Modified By NaturesHaven at 28 Nov 2013 - 8:27 AM
gwynn56
gwynn56  274 forum posts England
28 Nov 2013 - 8:36 AM

what a beautiful set of images Smile

ugly
ugly e2 Member 6ugly vcard United Kingdom56 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2013 - 8:40 AM

A magic set of images..

Dave

Jocelia
Jocelia e2 Member 3Jocelia vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2013 - 9:26 AM

Little beauties Colleen and a brilliant set, they all have impact but
V8 is my favourite followed closely by the one with the bee….WinkWinkWink

prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2013 - 9:47 AM

V4,5,7 & 8 are superb.

ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2481 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2013 - 10:05 AM

Stunning images Colleen V4 is fab,

Ali SmileSmileSmileSmile

Fred263
Fred263 e2 Member 2Fred263 vcard United Kingdom
28 Nov 2013 - 10:16 AM

Stunning set of images, as always, Colleen.
Fred

Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom9 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2013 - 10:40 AM

Super set of images Colleen, hard to choose which is my favoriteSmile


Cliff

xwang
xwang  531 forum posts7 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2013 - 11:30 AM

Wonderful set.. I was going to pick a few.. I gave up... they are all wonderful..

CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2013 - 11:33 AM

A beautiful set, I just love the shade of blueSmile

williamsloan
williamsloan e2 Member 3williamsloan vcard Northern Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2013 - 11:43 AM

what a lovely bunch of images.


billy

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2013 - 11:54 AM

Spoilt for choice - they are all so beautiful.
Joan.

digital_boi
28 Nov 2013 - 12:26 PM

fine work on all Colleen pleasure to view

Graham

Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2013 - 12:30 PM

Gorgeous images C
Love Colleen- very Monet!
KateGrinGrinGrin

marshfam19
marshfam19 e2 Member 5marshfam19 vcard United Kingdom
28 Nov 2013 - 12:35 PM

Really lovely images, great colour and detail.

Mary Grin

DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2013 - 1:54 PM

Stunning work, Colleen!SmileSmileSmile
Top quality presentation.
Richard

kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise e2 Member 3369 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2013 - 1:55 PM

A stunning set Colleen. Amazing colours and textures. V5 for me GrinGrin

Kathryn

mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2013 - 2:26 PM

A fine selection Colleen.
Love V4.
Good work.
Mick.

moiral
moiral e2 Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
28 Nov 2013 - 2:28 PM

A beautiful set of shots Colleen but my favourite has to be V6, just peeking out of the water. Moira

kuvailija
kuvailija e2 Member 3kuvailija vcard Finland
28 Nov 2013 - 3:07 PM


Quote: A stunning set Colleen. Amazing colours and textures. V5 for me GrinGrin --- I agree Colleen ,even the V5 too , the bag full of honey ! - Superior quality all of them! GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin --- Jukka.Smile

Kathryn

Potra
Potra e2 Member 1Potra vcard Venezuela
28 Nov 2013 - 3:50 PM

V2, 4, 5 and 7 for me, please!!! These are wonderful images Colleen, it is so hard to choose a favorite among them.
M

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2013 - 4:04 PM

Another cracking set, Colleen - again, each is worthy of it's own upload Smile It would be hard to choose a favourite, they are all equally lovely, so not going to choose! Wink
Trev Smile

GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2013 - 4:05 PM

Beautiful captures of this wonderful flower of waters, Colleen! Great work in all aspects!
George

myrab
myrab e2 Member 8myrab vcard United Kingdom
28 Nov 2013 - 4:12 PM

WOW, super set, V4 is spectacular.

Myra

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2013 - 5:00 PM

Lovely series, can't choose a favourite.

Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 7131 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2013 - 5:23 PM

Stunning set of shots these Colleen, and i am not choosing either because i like them all lol

BIGRY1
BIGRY1 e2 Member 2BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2013 - 5:43 PM

All are picture perfectWinkGrin
Ryan

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2013 - 6:35 PM

v4 gets my vote - but a wonderful set of photos SmileSmile
Helen

capto
capto e2 Member 21247 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2013 - 6:43 PM

A lovely set, v4 my favourite.Smile

ivor

EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2013 - 6:53 PM

Great set, love V8 Smile

Eileen

Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
28 Nov 2013 - 7:00 PM

Cracking images Colleen, love 1 4 and 7.
Brian

leontari
leontari e2 Member 2leontari vcard Greece
28 Nov 2013 - 8:10 PM

A fabulous set of images Colleen, with wonderful colour and dof. I like them all, but especially V2 and V8.
Effrossini

bobsblues
bobsblues  4 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2013 - 8:15 PM

What a super set of imager Colleen top class photography
Rob

brian17302
brian17302 e2 Member 2brian17302 vcard United Kingdom12 Constructive Critique Points
28 Nov 2013 - 9:09 PM

Delightful set of images ColleenGrin

AlexAppleby
28 Nov 2013 - 9:13 PM

Beautiful shots of this very picturesque flower.

jacquig
28 Nov 2013 - 9:36 PM

Simply stunning. Every one a winner in its own right. I love the depth of field and depth of colours. 1, 4 and 5 particular favourites. Smile

Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
28 Nov 2013 - 10:03 PM

Beautiful set Colleen. Cathy

cheesey
cheesey e2 Member 8cheesey vcard United Kingdom
28 Nov 2013 - 11:10 PM

Cracking set Colleen, very nicely captured.
Cheesey Smile.

SimonFletch
SimonFletch e2 Member SimonFletch vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Nov 2013 - 2:02 AM

Top drawer images, all of them, Colleen.
Beautiful colours and well presented.
Now I know why I don't upload flower images!
All packed for Sunday? Smile

Simon

marktc
marktc e2 Member 448 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
29 Nov 2013 - 9:06 AM

Terrific set of images Colleen the award is for v6

Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom30 Constructive Critique Points
29 Nov 2013 - 3:06 PM

Had to take a peek at what I had missed Colleen, Stunning set.....
Congrats on the awards GrinGrin well worthyGrin
Diane

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Nov 2013 - 5:43 PM

So beautiful!

accipiter
accipiter e2 Member 5accipiter vcard England57 Constructive Critique Points
30 Nov 2013 - 3:17 PM

Fine set. V4 and v7 for me Colleen. A

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8235 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
10 Dec 2013 - 5:48 PM

What a beautiful selection Colleen, we've really been spoiled by the quality and number of these.

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