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Another of our Hellebores, this time captured in situ in the garden with a black card placed behind and the lower part of the stem supported with canes to allow the bloom to face the camera.

My thanks to all who commented on Winter Tree Study.

Ronnie.

Camera:Sony NEX-7
Lens:Sony 18-55mm.
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:"Garden Hellebore"
Username:RonnieAG RonnieAG
Uploaded:22 Feb 2014 - 8:56 AM
Tags:Black card., Double, Flowers & plants, Hellebore, In situ capture
Votes:Voting Disabled

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43230 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
22 Feb 2014 - 8:57 AM

A stunning bloom, and one which you have captured beautifully Ronnie, the black background ensuring ones attention is not distracted from the beauty.

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin

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22 Feb 2014 - 9:03 AM

A beautiful capture.

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NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven e2 Member 2253 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
22 Feb 2014 - 9:15 AM

Our garden is also alive with these beautiful blooms.............you have captured the essence so well.................lovely..........GrinGrinGrin

Amazingly I saw a tortoiseshell butterfly 2 days ago in the garden...............GrinGrinGrinGrin

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Badgerfred
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22 Feb 2014 - 9:18 AM

Beautiful image Ronnie,
Fred.

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
22 Feb 2014 - 9:21 AM

That's a stunning double hellebore, Ronnie, and your presentation of it suits it to perfection. Carol

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
22 Feb 2014 - 9:40 AM

Beautiful!! ~ I have a nice show in my garden at present.

Albert

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
22 Feb 2014 - 9:44 AM

Your pre shot attention has been well worth the effort Ronnie - Beautiful image as always.
Joan.

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janlea
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22 Feb 2014 - 9:48 AM

A beautiful image Ronnie, the detail is stunning Smile
Jan

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cabbie
cabbie e2 Member 7cabbie vcard United Kingdom
22 Feb 2014 - 9:51 AM

Could of sworn it was a KS shot from the thumbnail Ronnie all well wrong again, but one thing for sure its another cracking image well done again

Bob

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richmowil
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22 Feb 2014 - 9:54 AM

Exquisite detail and colour in this fine image, Ronnie!!

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barbarahirst
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22 Feb 2014 - 10:00 AM

The trouble you guys go to to get that perfect image!!!!!!!
Nice one Ronnie

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Nikonuser1
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22 Feb 2014 - 10:28 AM

This is a super capture RonnieSmile


Cliff

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digital_boi
22 Feb 2014 - 10:39 AM

I thought you had moved the KS into the garden Ronnie Tongue stunning you nailed it

Graham

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
22 Feb 2014 - 10:39 AM

A perfect bloom and perfectly photographed Ronnie, you'll get into trouble for the caning in some quarters. Blush

Dougie

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TrevBatWCC
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22 Feb 2014 - 11:15 AM

You at your best here, Ronnie, captured and excellently presented in your unique style Smile
Trev Smile

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WhiteRose1
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22 Feb 2014 - 11:27 AM

A masterclass from the garden, Ronnie. This would be impressive indoors nevermind in situ.

Dave

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mikbee
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22 Feb 2014 - 11:41 AM

Well lit and coloured Ronnie.
Well exposed too.
A fine shot.
Mick.

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DicksPics
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22 Feb 2014 - 11:52 AM

Beautifully captured and presented, Ronnie.
The KS studio is working well!Smile
Richard

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Joline
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22 Feb 2014 - 12:13 PM

What a stunning portrait of this beauty!

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CaroleS
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22 Feb 2014 - 12:51 PM

Super detailSmile

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Irishkate
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22 Feb 2014 - 1:07 PM

Taken with your usual expertise an da perfect image.
Such a dignified flower - beautiful but not showy.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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Fefe
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22 Feb 2014 - 1:31 PM

Beautiful job RonnieGrin
Diane

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viscostatic
22 Feb 2014 - 1:36 PM

Wonderful light and composition Ronnie. A really beautiful image.

Phil.

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jaktis
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22 Feb 2014 - 2:07 PM

A beautiful Hellebore

Peter

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stephens55
22 Feb 2014 - 2:57 PM

Stunning, excellent presentation

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ChristineD
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22 Feb 2014 - 3:24 PM

captured beautifully with fabulous light

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GeorgePlatis
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22 Feb 2014 - 3:41 PM

Excellent presentation of this wonderful flower! The light is perfect and the details are great!
Regards,
George

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lifesnapper
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22 Feb 2014 - 4:15 PM

Gorgeous shot of a gorgeous Flower Ronnie.

John Smile

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Niknut
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22 Feb 2014 - 4:27 PM

Superb !!.......lovely light & clarity !!....with a near 3D quality !

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Oliverpants
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22 Feb 2014 - 5:25 PM

Ronnie that is superb, done just the way I like it, simple clean lines a lovely black background and brilliant detail. Ann

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EileenH
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22 Feb 2014 - 6:18 PM

Beautiful imsgeSmile

Eileen

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rayme330
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22 Feb 2014 - 6:36 PM

Looks for all the world like an epic KS production, but in any case a stunning capture and presentation Ronnie.

Ray

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netta1234
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22 Feb 2014 - 7:09 PM

A beautiful image with lovely colour and detailSmile
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Sylviwhalley
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22 Feb 2014 - 8:46 PM

Gorgeous image,beautiful light and detail.
Sylvia

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pluckyfilly
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22 Feb 2014 - 9:03 PM

Stunning - my award has gone or you would have it for this shot

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marktc
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22 Feb 2014 - 9:21 PM


Quote: A masterclass from the garden, Ronnie. This would be impressive indoors nevermind in situ.

Dave

Magnificent

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dark_lord
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22 Feb 2014 - 9:26 PM

Beautifully captured.

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taggart
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22 Feb 2014 - 10:26 PM

Exquisite!

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22 Feb 2014 - 11:59 PM

Magic!

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Nigeve1
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23 Feb 2014 - 7:13 AM

Really superb.
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unicorn17
unicorn17  6 Scotland
23 Feb 2014 - 9:19 AM

Very beautiful ! gill

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Brian65
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23 Feb 2014 - 11:58 AM

PERFECT!!! image Ronnie.
Brian

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23 Feb 2014 - 12:04 PM

Stunning image well presented Ronnie

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23 Feb 2014 - 12:59 PM

An immaculate garden image, Ronnie. Just as good as your preferred KS method.

Malc

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23 Feb 2014 - 3:32 PM

Perfect Ronnie. This really is a beautiful image. Wonderful detail GrinGrin

Kathryn

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24 Feb 2014 - 12:28 AM

Absolutely beautiful, Ronnie, love everything about it.

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24 Feb 2014 - 7:19 AM

Excellent work, Ronnie.

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24 Feb 2014 - 4:48 PM

A great image which you have presented so well Ronnie. It deserves all of the accolades being heaped upon it.

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28 Feb 2014 - 10:39 PM

A real class act Ronnie, as always a real pleasure to view

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28 Apr 2014 - 10:52 AM

Stunning detail and colour mate......these images are what first brought me to look at your p/f and they never disappoint.

Paul.

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