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Bladk-eyed Susan
Rudbeckia

The famed American Native wildflower that graces roadsides, meadows, gardens and everywhere else. It has been imortalized in many poems, a Tiffany Lampshade, , quilts and more. As it is the state flower of Maryland the flowers are honored at Baltimore's Preakness Stakes with the "Run for the Black-eyed Susans."

Gloriious to see them all at this time of year when most other flowers have finished blooming!

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:2 Aug 2012 - 11:37 AM
Focal Length:180mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/13.0
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:320
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
Title:Black-eyed Susan
Username:taggart taggart
Uploaded:3 Aug 2012 - 12:54 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants
Votes:75

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debu
debu  4 India
3 Aug 2012 - 12:55 AM

Excellently presented.
debu

lesliea
lesliea e2 Member 5lesliea vcard Australia
3 Aug 2012 - 12:56 AM

Beautiful image great light and colour with nice DOF well captured.
Allen, Smile

mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 1:07 AM

Wonderful colours Jenn.
Well lit too.
Great shot.
Mick.

BarryC123
BarryC123  643 forum posts Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 1:13 AM

Excellent work in catching these colours so nicely.

Ayoob
Ayoob e2 Member 3Ayoob vcard Australia
3 Aug 2012 - 2:26 AM

Brilliant detail image and captured ,Jenn..........Grin

bagman
bagman  365 forum posts United States
3 Aug 2012 - 4:32 AM

Sharply captured splendid rich colors with a crazy creamy back ground so splendidly presented .
Lovely image ,Jennifer.
Frank.

marktc
marktc e2 Member 448 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 5:36 AM

Beautiful Jenn

fentiger
fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 6:28 AM

Not what we would call a a Black Eyed Susan here in the UK but that aside it is an attractive and well composed image.

Albert

jdinne
jdinne  11 England
3 Aug 2012 - 6:40 AM

Superb Jenn, beautiful presentation.

John

NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43436 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 6:54 AM

A very informative pre-narrative followed by a rather beautiful photograph depicting this rather gorgeous Susan, so full of natural colour, detail, and warming light.

Regards Nathan

dven
dven e2 Member 9dven vcard United Kingdom
3 Aug 2012 - 6:59 AM

Hi Jen, lovely detail and quality in this , but i think you should get rid of the distracting white spot top right


dven

andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 7:07 AM

brilliant detail jenn fantastic colour and light love the bg too a stunner nice one Wink
andy

morpheus1955
3 Aug 2012 - 7:15 AM

Beautiful image Jenn, absolutely first class.

Hugh

netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2197 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 7:26 AM

Top of the class imageWink
Netta

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 7:50 AM

Love these flowers. The light on this is super. Mine are just starting to flower.
Ann

canonfan
canonfan e2 Member 4canonfan vcard United Kingdom
3 Aug 2012 - 7:52 AM

Beautiful and lovely lighting Jenn
Jim

jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1082 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
3 Aug 2012 - 8:28 AM

Perfect with the dark background

Peter

paskinmj
paskinmj  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 8:39 AM

Nice striking image.
Matt

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 8:56 AM

what a beautiful blue backdrop to compliment the little sun!

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41066 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 9:01 AM

The single bloom is well positioned in the frame and a lovely background, Jenn.

Dave

JohnChambersPhotography

Lovely colours like that splash of blue, just gives it a lift showing off the flower well.

John

CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 9:13 AM

Lovely colour against that background.
Carole

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7453 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1030 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 9:21 AM

The background makes this image for me, it's like a stormy sky in miniature.
This reminds me of my watercolour years. I used to mask the area for a flower, then have fun splashing on wild colours for the background. They would look way over the top - but then paint on a simple flower against them and they would disappear into the distance.
Moira

Gerryrys
Gerryrys  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 12:27 PM

This is a stunning composition. Excellent.

Gerry

Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 12:28 PM

Love these rampant little rascals.
Personally, I would remove the circle in the upper right, the rest of the background is wonderful.

DitoInacio
3 Aug 2012 - 3:20 PM

Wonderful shot! Love the bokeh too, so creamy.

Marvelous!

regards

Dito

ValeryAst
ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
3 Aug 2012 - 3:34 PM

The picture that was done by the master!Smile
Regards Valery

exposure
exposure e2 Member 101537 forum postsexposure vcard England
3 Aug 2012 - 4:04 PM

A lovely view point detail & tones Jennnn
Pauline.

graceland
graceland  92378 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 4:07 PM

fab Grin

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 6:30 PM

Great shot of the lone bloom Jennn.
Ron

gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6549 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 8:12 PM

A beautiful wild flower perfectly positioned against a great backdrop. - gary

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 9:02 PM

beautiful detail and great colour

Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 9:31 PM

Jenn this is so lovely
a great close up
Lillian

dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Aug 2012 - 10:23 PM

stunning work jenn
regards
Yung

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8235 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Aug 2012 - 6:31 PM

A real class act Jennnn, such wonderful use of DoF

pascalg
pascalg e2 Member 737 forum postspascalg vcard France
5 Aug 2012 - 10:38 AM

gorgeous light on this beautiful flower...

Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
5 Aug 2012 - 4:48 PM

First class shot! Very beautiful indeed... IB

Mavis
Mavis e2 Member 12143 forum postsMavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Aug 2012 - 4:15 PM

Wonderful blue light in the background Jennnnnnn. SmileSmileSmileSmile Helps to show up the beauty of this wild flower. Mine is just blooming (in the rain )but of course I had to buy it xxxx

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