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One of my flowers that is blooming right now a Saxifraga Arendsii. 1/750 s F 4.0. Nothing spectacular but i like them.

Camera:Pentax istD
Lens:Pentax D FA 100
Recording media:Digital RAW
Title:Red
Username:jaktis jaktis
Uploaded:2 Jun 2005 - 12:50 AM
Tags:Flowers & plants
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acbeat
acbeat  10 United Kingdom
2 Jun 2005 - 12:52 AM

excellent shot fantastic colour and composition .andy b

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Beardy
Beardy  1079 forum posts United Kingdom
2 Jun 2005 - 12:55 AM

great colour!

paul

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nip'n'tuck
nip'n'tuck  10 England11 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jun 2005 - 1:01 AM

Beautiful image, shows this delicate little flower off. Love the composition. Sylv.

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cameragirl
cameragirl  1043 forum posts United Kingdom
2 Jun 2005 - 1:02 AM

Beautiful colours! Well composed!

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br  10 England
2 Jun 2005 - 1:03 AM

A really lovely image.
Well done
Bill

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junglecat
junglecat  11
2 Jun 2005 - 1:16 AM

Lovely shot. Great colours.

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jaktis
jaktis Plus Member 1184 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
2 Jun 2005 - 1:50 AM

Thank you never thought it would get this much attention, much appreciated feedback

Peter

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exposure Plus Member 112574 forum postsexposure vcard England
2 Jun 2005 - 1:51 AM

A lovely composition d.o.f beautiful lighting and colours.
Pauline.

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brm
brm  1176 forum posts
2 Jun 2005 - 1:59 AM

Lovely colour and dof to this one. V. good.

b

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raptor
raptor  10
2 Jun 2005 - 2:15 AM

Super colours, well done.

Paul

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daviewat Plus Member 114109 forum postsdaviewat vcard Scotland
2 Jun 2005 - 3:10 AM

Excellent colours and composition. A joy to view.

Dave

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solkku  1025 forum posts
2 Jun 2005 - 4:10 AM

What a beautiful shot! I love the colours and your composition. The lightning is spot on! Clicked.

Paavo

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tmann  10 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jun 2005 - 5:35 AM

lovely capture, colors and dof!!
Thomas

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dalischone
dalischone  10293 forum posts Scotland
2 Jun 2005 - 5:39 AM

A beautiful shot, love the colours and comp, goregous.

Tracy

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jaktis
jaktis Plus Member 1184 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
2 Jun 2005 - 6:18 AM

Thank you Pauline Ben Paul Dave Paavo Thomas and Tracy, much appreciated comments.

Peter

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mikears
mikears  1086 forum posts Canada
2 Jun 2005 - 6:36 AM

Nothing spectacular you say?? This has all the standard good stuff like clarity and DOF but the colour really stands out - well done!!

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Mike

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arnieg Plus Member 10682 forum postsarnieg vcard England
2 Jun 2005 - 7:02 AM

excellent colour

arnie

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firzhugh  10 New Zealand
2 Jun 2005 - 7:40 AM

gorgeous colours and presentation. very nice shot

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PatrickSmith
2 Jun 2005 - 8:05 AM

I agree with Mike. That colour really does the trick.
Patrick

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jaktis
jaktis Plus Member 1184 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
2 Jun 2005 - 8:46 AM

Thank you all Mike Arnie Cornelia and Patrick I am overwhelmed and I guess it helped to keep the DOF as it is and I have always liked this flower.

Peter

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borisv  10
2 Jun 2005 - 9:18 AM

nice red

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rusty  11 Canada
2 Jun 2005 - 9:43 AM

Nice composition with rich colours, the only thing I would do is crop the right side.

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thorn
thorn  10124 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jun 2005 - 12:48 PM

Hi Peter,Superb well thought out, close up of a beautifully photographed flower with great dof,colour,delicacy,exposure,lighting and presentation.Stunning composition.Take care.AnnSmile
Thankyou for your kind comments,much appreciated.

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suzieosman  1066 forum posts United Kingdom
2 Jun 2005 - 2:53 PM

Lovely shot of a beautiful little flower...well taken...Sue

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glazzaro Plus Member 1070 forum postsglazzaro vcard United States23 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jun 2005 - 5:05 PM

Wow, I think you have found your calling, flowers seem to be a hit for you! Wink Excellent shot, well taken, but please don't give up the landscapes, I really enjoy them! Smile Spot on! Click!!!

Greg

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yjjeep  11
2 Jun 2005 - 5:41 PM

A very beautiful photo.Love the way it calls you in to it.Well done.

John

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jaktis
jaktis Plus Member 1184 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
2 Jun 2005 - 9:49 PM

Thank you boris rusty Ann Sue Greg and John, much appreciated. No I am not going to give up landscapes Greg.

Peter

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haana  11 Estonia
2 Jun 2005 - 10:26 PM

excellent pic. interesting gamut. beautiful
liis

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ericfaragh  11123 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2005 - 7:06 AM

Nice dof control, well done.

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IRaddict
IRaddict  1234 forum posts
4 Jun 2005 - 2:26 AM

Real good depth and colour, the large version is a must.
cheers
Steve

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Portknockie
4 Jun 2005 - 7:34 AM

This is very different from you ....and it looks superb the colour and detail in the shot is superb.

DonSmile

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jaktis Plus Member 1184 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
4 Jun 2005 - 7:43 AM

Thank you Liis Eric Steve and Don. I got lots of flower at home so I have to take a couplte of picture of them also.

Peter

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pfheyes  11254 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jun 2005 - 3:41 AM

Lovely work Peter, the blur of red in the background and the sharpness of the foreground flowers mix beautifully.

Pete

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Jou©o
Jou©o Plus Member 1156 forum postsJou©o vcard Finland
6 Jun 2005 - 7:28 AM

Fabulous shot, Peter!
Excellent dof!
One of your best flower shots...

Jouko

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denka
denka  10 Finland
6 Jun 2005 - 1:51 PM

Beautiful.

denka

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jaktis Plus Member 1184 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
6 Jun 2005 - 9:45 PM

Thank you denka Jouko and Pete, much appreciated.

Peter

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LenLamb
LenLamb  12105 forum posts
8 Jun 2005 - 3:30 AM

I enjoy the colours in this pic, and I wish my saxifaga was the same. I'll have to go hunting in the nurseries.

Highly CLICKitorius.

Len

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chris_cheshire
8 Jun 2005 - 9:55 AM

Perfect saturation and colour a1

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thewaiter  131177 forum posts England9 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jun 2005 - 5:53 AM

interesting composition, I like it.....

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ricochico  9 United States
18 Jan 2006 - 12:39 AM

The colors jump right out....Very nice. Love this
RicoChio

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jaktis
jaktis Plus Member 1184 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
18 Jan 2006 - 12:50 AM

Thank you RicoChio, always nice to get a click on old pictures

Peter

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AnneWorner
6 Dec 2007 - 1:31 PM

Very pleasing almost monochromatic image. Somehow this is always calming and makes one feel good.
I think images must evoke reactions of some kind. I think feel-good photos are what people look for lots of the time.
Anne

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