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Salvia Pratensis is a woody-stemmed perennial that produces sticky spikes of deep violet or, rarely, white to pink flowers. It blooms from early summer to autumn. It has wrinkled leaves and forms an upright clump 3 feet tall by 1 foot wide.

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D800 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:105.0 mm f/2.8
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:31 Mar 2013 - 3:13 PM
Focal Length:105mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.2
Aperture:f/7.1
Shutter Speed:1/200sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Program AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Salvia Pratensis
Username:GeorgePlatis GeorgePlatis
Uploaded:25 Apr 2013 - 8:14 PM
Tags:Flowers & plants
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boov
boov  1 United Kingdom
25 Apr 2013 - 8:16 PM

excellent...

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 4966 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England129 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2013 - 8:23 PM

Beautifully isolated, George.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2013 - 9:27 PM

A wonderful capture!

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 9462 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2013 - 9:58 PM

Good focus and excellent background.

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2013 - 10:23 PM

Lovely image, wonderful colours and excellent dof

Hugh

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Hermanus
Hermanus  1 South Africa
26 Apr 2013 - 5:24 AM

This reminds me a lot of a wild Salvia we get here, but it is red and I think called Fire Lady by the locals. A great photo and write up George Smile

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7125 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
26 Apr 2013 - 5:45 AM

A wonderful capture and presentation, George, doesn't it make such attractive seed heads, too Smile Carol

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  1 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Apr 2013 - 5:57 AM

Beautiful image George, lovely colours and composition.

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johnke
johnke  154 forum posts South Africa9 Constructive Critique Points
26 Apr 2013 - 6:16 AM

Beautiful George and it stands out s really well...John

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 1111 forum postsColleenA vcard South Africa3 Constructive Critique Points
26 Apr 2013 - 7:10 AM

A nice capture George, like your DOF

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andylea
andylea e2 Member 537 forum postsandylea vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Apr 2013 - 7:28 AM

brilliant comp george wonderful detail and dof super colours a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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barbarahirst e2 Member 5barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
26 Apr 2013 - 8:12 AM

what a pretty bloom

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
26 Apr 2013 - 6:37 PM

Beautiful image, great focus work in this one... IB

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
27 Apr 2013 - 8:38 AM

Superb capture and lovely presentation, George.
Effrossini

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