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A beautiful start to the week here...
Thank you for all your warm messages and comments again yesterday..
I loved the movement of this flowers petals gently moving in the breeze. I used a tripod but not a fast shutter speed to try and capture a bit of movement....tomorrow I will show the top of the flower...

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D5100 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:70-300mm f/4-5.6 G
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:13 May 2013 - 11:24 AM
Focal Length:200mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.8
Aperture:f/5.0
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Petals swaying in the breeze
Username:ColleenA ColleenA
Uploaded:20 May 2013 - 6:40 AM
Tags:Flowers & plants
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Voters:Jocelia · ugly · jovanovic · HarrietH · Caziwinkles · digital_boi · kel55 · WhiteRose1 · Bzox · Lillian · SUE118 · pronabk · User_Removed · lesliea · NaturesHaven · prabhusinha · CHRISB911 · elainecookstown · Derek_Fearn · Badgerfred · Nikonuser1 · jennialexander · annettep38 · User_Removed · kuvailija · abeeror2 · pollisher · Alan_Baseley · marshfam19 · WesternRed · barbarahirst · Sylviwhalley · Tish1 · jackyp · DicksPics · morpheus1955 · martinjp · Lynniesefforts · debu · pentony · brian17302 · leontari · gwynn56 · boov · helenlinda · widtink · TrevBatWCC · Mrsbass · jdinne · S_Psharma · georgiepoolie · capto · taggart · Mike_Smith · RuthyJ · cabbie · ali63 · ArtyArt · myrab · jamesmoorephotography · ann_g · Silverzone · tomcat · 213hardy · fazzer · sweetpea62 · Andrea16 · Holmewood · anglingandyq · mauriceegan · Irishkate · Bee76 · alligatorpants · jaktis · Ayoob · Jenny-D · andylea · TONKSPHOTO · almiles · Chinga · howdog · BIGRY1 · HuntedDragon · Glostopcat ·
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Jocelia
Jocelia Plus Member 4Jocelia vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2013 - 6:43 AM

This is another expert capture Colleen from just a common Daisy.
Beautifully done……….GrinGrinGrinGrin

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Caziwinkles
20 May 2013 - 7:08 AM

Superb Colleen - although we now expect nothing less from you!! Smile
Love the border too!

Carol

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digital_boi
20 May 2013 - 7:12 AM

fine work Colleen love it really nice the sharp and the soft coming together so well

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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kel55
kel55  3 United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2013 - 7:20 AM

Great image, fantastic dof , clever idea to use a slower shutter speed to exaggerate the blur , Kel Smile

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WhiteRose1
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20 May 2013 - 7:25 AM

A beautiful dreamy presentation, Colleen.

Dave

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Lillian
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20 May 2013 - 7:32 AM

A lovely soft image Colleen
Lillian

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SUE118
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20 May 2013 - 7:36 AM

A beautiful capture.

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lesliea
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20 May 2013 - 7:56 AM

Beautiful image well captured.
Allen, Smile

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CHRISB911
CHRISB911  954 forum posts1 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2013 - 8:08 AM

your so good at these, great colour and beautiful bokeh, my son has this lens and he loves it.
CornishChris

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Nikonuser1
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20 May 2013 - 8:39 AM

A great image Colleen, great subtle colours, well capturedSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

Cliff

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User_Removed
20 May 2013 - 8:43 AM

A lovely image, Good comp'and DOF, nice portfolio.
Regards, Alf.

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ColleenA
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20 May 2013 - 8:46 AM

Thanks Chris...yes I am loving the new lens as well, bought it last week.GrinGrin

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kuvailija
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20 May 2013 - 8:53 AM

Fantastic simplicity,colours , bokeh ,composition and........ Once again, Superb image, Colleen! GrinSmileGrinSmileGrinSmile --- Jukka.

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20 May 2013 - 9:37 AM

I like this presentation which is very soft and has a lot of feel
in its composition. Well done Colleen. WesternRed.

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barbarahirst
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20 May 2013 - 9:47 AM

simplicity at its best

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Tish1
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20 May 2013 - 10:28 AM

Magic! As usual an image to be proud of, can't wait to see the top of it.

Tish

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jackyp
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20 May 2013 - 10:28 AM

Truly beautiful Colleen, great dof control Smile

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DicksPics
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20 May 2013 - 11:00 AM

A really lovely shot, Colleen - so well captured with the bit of movement adding so much to the image.
Excellent dof.
Richard

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morpheus1955
20 May 2013 - 11:18 AM

Stunning shot Colleen, fabulous delicate pastel colour, excellent dof I love it, very well done

Hugh

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Lynniesefforts
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20 May 2013 - 11:40 AM

Love the shot, colour and movement Colleen... Grin

Lynette

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debu
debu  5 India
20 May 2013 - 11:59 AM

A very artistic view.
debu

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brian17302
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20 May 2013 - 12:03 PM

Great composition, shallow DOF making a soft image
Regards Brian

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leontari
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20 May 2013 - 12:07 PM

Excellent capture and presentation, Colleen. It has a bit of dreamSmileSmile
Effrossini

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20 May 2013 - 12:18 PM

Fabulous...

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widtink
widtink  2406 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2013 - 12:47 PM

Well done Colleen , beautiful work Grin

Rod

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20 May 2013 - 12:55 PM

A very lovely close-up, Colleen, perfectly captured - I'd be chuffed if this were mine Wink
Trev Smile

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2013 - 12:57 PM

Love this shot Colleen - really like the focus on the near few petals, it has a very dream like quality which is wonderful.

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jdinne
jdinne  12 England
20 May 2013 - 1:22 PM

Stunningly Beautiful Colleen, great capture.

John

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gwynn56
gwynn56  380 forum posts England
20 May 2013 - 1:36 PM

wish I could get such good results with flowers Smile

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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  2 India1 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2013 - 2:07 PM

Extra ordinary beautiful.

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capto
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20 May 2013 - 3:36 PM

Another fine image.Smile

ivor

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20 May 2013 - 4:13 PM

Who has seen the wind?
Good action here!

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Mike_Smith
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20 May 2013 - 4:48 PM

This is beautifully done

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RuthyJ
RuthyJ  9 England
20 May 2013 - 5:10 PM

Beautiful. Very delicate.

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ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3662 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2013 - 5:57 PM

A beautiful image you have captured the movement well,I look forward to tomorrow's image,

Ali

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20 May 2013 - 6:45 PM

Fabulous ,Colleen.

Myra

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Silverzone
20 May 2013 - 7:24 PM

Enchanting image and memorable portfolio. Sylvia

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20 May 2013 - 8:29 PM

Another beauty Colleen Smile

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20 May 2013 - 9:04 PM

Beautiful and delicate Collen..Lin

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20 May 2013 - 9:13 PM

Cracking shot Colleen. Cathy

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20 May 2013 - 9:20 PM

a beautiful well taken image ,love the light Colleen

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mauriceegan
20 May 2013 - 10:07 PM

Beautiful image Coleen, great colour and detail
Maurice

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom80 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2013 - 10:19 PM

The sort of image I have yet to achieve!
Just lovely.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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21 May 2013 - 4:09 AM

So beautiful

Peter

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21 May 2013 - 6:14 AM

A cracking action shot of beautiful flower.....GrinGrinGrin

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