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Ruffled Velvet
a Siberian Iris

Photographed in situ in my garden

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Tamron SP AF 180mm f/3.5 Di Model (B01) Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:27 May 2012 - 2:01 PM
Focal Length:180mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.6
Aperture:f/11.0
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:500
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
Title:Ruffled Velvet
Username:taggart taggart
Uploaded:3 Jun 2012 - 12:08 AM
Tags:Botanicals, Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, General, Specialist / abstract, Wildlife / nature
Votes:91

Comments

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 12:17 AM

A beautiful iris, Jenn, captured in the garden and presented expertly: lovely floral work.
As you know I do like the black b/g for presentation of single blooms, so this one ticks all the boxes for me.
Ronnie.

Last Modified By RonnieAG at 3 Jun 2012 - 12:18 AM
saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 12:27 AM

Like the colours and detail in this fine capture,very well done,
Saeid

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 12:28 AM

fantastic iris and the capture is as great. I have to upload some more Smile

LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 12:30 AM

'Outstanding {5 STARs******} & so, so Lovely an Iris Macro Image' ~ Peter Smile

Mari
Mari  101825 forum posts Wales
3 Jun 2012 - 12:31 AM

Wow Jennn... such clarity and colour, this really stands out Smile

Mari

gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6520 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 12:35 AM

A beautiful flower and the image beautifully taken too Jenn. - gary

mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 12:42 AM

A gorgeous colour Jenn.
Super shot.
Mick.

ElmsArt
ElmsArt  782 forum posts Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 12:46 AM

Oh!! I love this. The title is just perfect for it.

A true stunner.

Jackie

jdinne
jdinne  11 England
3 Jun 2012 - 12:48 AM

Wonderful colour, detail, presentation superb. Excellent.

Rgds

John

Ayoob
Ayoob e2 Member 3Ayoob vcard Australia
3 Jun 2012 - 1:14 AM

Wonderful capture of lovely flower, Jenn...........Grin

zapar40
zapar40  466 forum posts Wales5 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 1:38 AM

a real beauty.
ant.

tonyguitar
3 Jun 2012 - 1:49 AM

Colour depth and image detail quality is tops. Allows the natural beauty to work well. TG

marktc
marktc e2 Member 347 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 1:49 AM

An absolute racier Jenn, beautifully captured and presented, with superb colours and detail. Top shot!

cabbie
cabbie e2 Member 7cabbie vcard United Kingdom
3 Jun 2012 - 2:00 AM

A first class image well done Jenn

Bob

goso
goso e2 Member 8goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 2:53 AM

Beautiful ...Bill

lesliea
lesliea e2 Member 4lesliea vcard Australia
3 Jun 2012 - 4:09 AM

Beautiful image well captured.
Allen, Smile

canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
3 Jun 2012 - 7:21 AM

A fantastic flower Jenn. You have captured this perfect. I love the black background. Really makes it stand out
Jim

Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 7:40 AM

So beautifully place here Jennn, with the black as background
wonderful
Lillian

Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114493 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 8:14 AM

Beautifully captured Jenn, love the symmetry with this one....

Ade

tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85908 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 8:15 AM

You have excelled your own high standards with this one

Excellent floral image Jenn

Adrian

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41034 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England134 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 8:22 AM

Lighting and exposure is spot on, Jenn. It looks 3D and you can almost feel the texture.

Dave

JohnChambersPhotography

Have to agree with Dave, he said it better than I could, superb capture.

John

andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 8:52 AM

a stunning and beautiful capture jenn top shot Wink
andy

morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 9:23 AM

Fantastic image Jenn, fabulous colours and detail, beautifully presented.

Hugh

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 9:42 AM

This is a stunning image Jennn. Superb.
Ron

saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 43821 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway23 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 10:26 AM

Gorgeous, Jennn. That little touch of subtle green is just perfect. A stunning flower beautifull presented against a neutral bg that does not disturb in any way.

Malc

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 11:31 AM

The pov is perfect, as is the detail, light and colour!
Ann

Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 11:32 AM

You have the most gorgeous iris.

Herge88
Herge88 e2 Member 740 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 12:09 PM

This a truly gorgeous bloom Jenn, as usual expertly captured.

Best Matt

Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 2:15 PM

Gorgeous macro with beautiful colour and detail. The black background works well.
Rende

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 2:43 PM

Love the colour and way that it stands out against that dark background, fine flower photography Jennnnn

Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
3 Jun 2012 - 2:57 PM

Gorgeous bloom and capture, Jenn.

P.

MalcolmS
MalcolmS e2 Member 91067 forum postsMalcolmS vcard England13 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 5:21 PM

Fabulous colours Jenn, fine details and DOF spot on

Malcolm

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 5:24 PM

such beauty

AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 6606 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States41 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 5:40 PM

Just gorgeous Jenn -beautifully photographed.

Anne

megamuff8
megamuff8  992 forum posts United States
3 Jun 2012 - 6:31 PM

WOW, Jennnnn,
This should be on a magazine cover, exquisite shot!
Always sooo impressed with your images!
Have missed you...
Lotsa Hugs,
Suz xo

EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 7:51 PM

Fabulous image of one of my favourite flowers.

Ann

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 8:00 PM

a winner for certain, this is what I was trying for on a visit to a gardens nearby - not sure I should show mine after seeing yoursWink

pascalg
pascalg e2 Member 737 forum postspascalg vcard France
3 Jun 2012 - 9:27 PM

this is beautiful...

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 9:53 PM

What a beauty Jenn, and it positively glows SmileSmileSmile
Helen

brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 10:44 PM

Another beauty from your garden - I am sorry not to have commented on every flower shot, but there are so many images I have to view. I hope you know that I love all your shots and all your plants.
Johanna

gajewski
gajewski e2 Member 9gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jun 2012 - 6:22 AM

Fantastically amazing light in this one, Jenn.
-\=Walter

ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jun 2012 - 12:31 PM

My word!! This is BREATHTAKING, Jennnn!!!!

Good grief...

A...

NeilWigan
NeilWigan e2 Member 4NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2012 - 12:09 AM

Great comp colour and detail.

JimV
JimV  8 Canada3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2012 - 3:32 AM

Strkingly beautiful Jennn, both in itself and your taking and presentation, so glad to see it receiving its due awards!
Rgds., Jim

Brilane
Brilane e2 Member 8Brilane vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2012 - 3:45 AM

Beautiful colour, Jennn.
Brian

reflectionsinlight

fine detail strong color

BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2012 - 10:44 AM

So very beautiful.
Lovely colour set against the dark b/g.

B.

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