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Many thanks for your kind and generous comments on the april sky. Special thanks to Andy, Colleen, Ron and Walter for the UAs Smile

Here is just a tulip, taken in Mr Nadaud's 'wild' garden. Another quick lunchtime capture, uploaded as is apart from the frame. The diffuse 'effect' is the 80-200 2.8 fully open.

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D3x Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:AF Zoom-Nikkor 80-200mm f/2.8D ED Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:15 Apr 2013 - 7:49 PM
Focal Length:200mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/2.8
Shutter Speed:1/1250sec
Exposure Comp:+1/3
ISO:250
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:a goblet of spring
Username:annettep38 annettep38
Uploaded:17 Apr 2013 - 8:30 PM
Tags:Flowers & plants, Garden, Spring, Tulip
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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
17 Apr 2013 - 8:33 PM

Lovely image. Great colours & dof.

Ann

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2230 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Apr 2013 - 8:36 PM

"A goblet of spring"...what a delightful name for this beautiful capture...GrinGrin

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gary_d
gary_d Plus Member 7576 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
17 Apr 2013 - 8:46 PM

This is not ''just a tulip '' Annette, it is a beautiful and very well captured tulip, a delightful image. - gary

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17 Apr 2013 - 8:53 PM

Great Spring colors and perfect use of DOF, Annette.
-=\Walter

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17 Apr 2013 - 8:54 PM

Lovely spring colours.
Effrossini

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DicksPics
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17 Apr 2013 - 9:08 PM

Ahhhh! - the sign of things to come, Annette!!SmileSmile

Richard

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51214 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England141 Constructive Critique Points
17 Apr 2013 - 10:00 PM

Annette F and the Goblet of Fire. Magical GrinGrinWink

Dave

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17 Apr 2013 - 10:12 PM

A beautiful spring image,

Ali

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achieverswales
17 Apr 2013 - 10:31 PM

Stunning use of selective focus Annette, love the colours.


Regards

Trev.

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
17 Apr 2013 - 10:35 PM

Beautifully taken and very early for tulips?
KateGrinGrinGrin

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17 Apr 2013 - 10:44 PM

Gorgeous flower beautifully captured and a wonderful title.

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HELANA
HELANA Plus Member 5HELANA vcard United Kingdom
17 Apr 2013 - 10:45 PM

At last we see some spring shot Annette, nicely capture.
Elena

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17 Apr 2013 - 11:14 PM

An excellent image Annette - 1 tulip with the promise of more.
Joan.

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18 Apr 2013 - 12:34 AM

Excellent capture, Annette !
George

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
18 Apr 2013 - 4:33 AM

I love the colours in this flower Annette !! A really lovely capture and a pleasure to see Smile

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18 Apr 2013 - 6:23 AM

A wonderful title for this beautiful capture, Annette. Carol

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18 Apr 2013 - 7:30 AM

Lovely shot of spring
Lillian

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18 Apr 2013 - 7:54 AM

Springtime tulips are so delightfulSmile

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andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Apr 2013 - 7:55 AM

wonderful dof annette brilliant colour and detail a real beauty nice one Wink
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fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
18 Apr 2013 - 8:33 AM

Simply beautiful.

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18 Apr 2013 - 8:42 AM

Lovely composition Annette. I do like the clever use of DOF to highlight just the main flower and throw the others out of focus.GrinGrin
Ron

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digital_boi
18 Apr 2013 - 9:23 AM

good idea well executed fine result Annette

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18 Apr 2013 - 10:14 AM

Spring has sprung......Annette. ( still not warm )
Ron.

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debu  5 India
18 Apr 2013 - 4:29 PM

Lovely image.
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20 Apr 2013 - 12:37 AM

You've caught this beautifully coloured specimen in some wonderful sunlight

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