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Many thanks for your kind comments and votes for the flutterby.

Now here is why they are still there: Chris couldn't possibly cut the grass where the orchids grow!

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D3x Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:tamron sp 180.0 mm f/3.5 Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:28 May 2012 - 6:15 PM
Focal Length:180mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/11.0
Shutter Speed:1/100sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:No Flash
Title:Why he had to stop cutting the grass!
Username:annettep38 annettep38
Uploaded:29 May 2012 - 8:08 PM
Tags:Bee orchid, Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, Wild orchid
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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2012 - 8:11 PM

The texture on the petals is superb Annette and I love your presentation - all round stunning image! - and thank god he stopped mowing!! Smile
Ann

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 347 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2012 - 8:12 PM

Beautiful.

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gajewski
gajewski e2 Member 10gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2012 - 8:12 PM

Wonderful light and details in this one, Annette.
-=\Walter

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2012 - 8:21 PM

Stunning image, great colours ,nice light and lovely detail..
saeid

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2012 - 8:24 PM

wonderful colours and tones annette brilliant detail a beautiful capture nice one Wink
andy

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2012 - 8:31 PM

Gorgeous little Orchid and beautifull cpatured and presented.

Ann

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2012 - 8:37 PM

Fantastic image, wonderful colours and excellent detail.

Hugh

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
29 May 2012 - 8:57 PM

Stunning clarity and detail, superb colours.

Rgds

John

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41035 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England134 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2012 - 8:58 PM

Wonderful colour and texture, Annette. Cracking capture.

Dave

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lesliea
lesliea e2 Member 4lesliea vcard Australia
29 May 2012 - 9:08 PM

Stunning image Beautiful colour and detail well done.
Allen, Wink

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2012 - 9:13 PM

It would be criminal to mow this beauty away, Annette: and you have seized the opportunity of recording it for posterity with such detail and vibrant but I'm sure very natural colours.
Very fine floral photography.
Ronnie.

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6524 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2012 - 9:19 PM

A 1st class floral image. - gary

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canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
29 May 2012 - 10:07 PM

Wonderful colours and full of detail Annette
Jim

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
29 May 2012 - 10:18 PM

What a beauty! Well presented as well! IB

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Billyray
Billyray  670 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2012 - 10:28 PM

Excellent detail and colour in this cracking shot. Beautiful.
Ray

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2012 - 10:50 PM

Wonderful closeup Annette.
Ron

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2012 - 10:57 PM

GrinGood POV. Great detail and vibrant colour.
Beautiful.
Kate

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TonyDy
TonyDy e2 Member 5TonyDy vcard United Kingdom
29 May 2012 - 11:44 PM

Lovely shot, Annette.
Tony

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8759 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1591 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2012 - 11:45 PM

How lovely to see one of these, how lucky you are, and you will know where they are next year and can avoid mowing the area again.

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Skeet1Away
Skeet1Away e2 Member 340 forum postsSkeet1Away vcard Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
29 May 2012 - 11:55 PM

Annette, another fine macro with vibrant colour..............

Paul.

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2012 - 12:01 AM

Such a well detailed and coloured shot annette.
Excellent close up.
Mick.

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lostnspace2011
30 May 2012 - 12:01 AM

Wow very nice Annette, love the colour and detail. Excellent shot

Mark

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ElmsArt
ElmsArt  782 forum posts Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2012 - 5:16 AM

Oh this is stunning!! I cannot better what the others have said.

Jackie

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Gavin_Duxbury
Gavin_Duxbury e2 Member 4Gavin_Duxbury vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2012 - 6:16 AM

Absaloutley stunning, great attention to detail. Not a flower person, but I do like this.

Nice one.

Regards.

Gavin

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Len1950
Len1950 e2 Member 4Len1950 vcard England
30 May 2012 - 6:24 AM

Such wonderful detail, a cracking image Annette.

Len

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2012 - 7:47 AM

Super shot Annette, lovely colour and details and I would not allow it to be cut down either! Carole

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2012 - 11:58 AM

Good for Chris...who needs a well manicured lawn when you can have orchids!

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hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 4hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2012 - 4:10 PM

What stunning detail
mike

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2173 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2012 - 6:40 PM

Great shot of a beautiful and well detailed flower
NettaSmile

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2012 - 7:11 PM

It would be criminal to cut these down! Gorgeous shot.

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Rock
Rock e2 Member 12Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2012 - 7:21 PM

Simply Superb!

Rock

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Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 7121 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2012 - 8:08 PM

Beautiful image Annette

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
30 May 2012 - 8:57 PM

This is gorgeous SmileSmile
Helen

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2012 - 6:22 PM

what a superb looking bloom ... glad it survived!!

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accipiter
accipiter e2 Member 4accipiter vcard England57 Constructive Critique Points
31 May 2012 - 9:52 PM

What a lovely image! A

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Ayoob
Ayoob e2 Member 3Ayoob vcard Australia
4 Jun 2012 - 12:44 AM

WONDERFUL CLOSE UP AND DETAIL,Annette..........Grin

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jun 2012 - 10:35 PM

A stunning close up Annette, a flower i've never seen before. I remember spending several hours on Rodborough Common in Stroud a few years ago trying to find this flower, all to no avail

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jonathanbp
jonathanbp e2 Member 694 forum postsjonathanbp vcard Indonesia
20 Jun 2012 - 7:20 AM

Superb detail - Jonathan

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