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We went to Harlow Carr yesterday and I had my Tamron 90mm on the camera most (99%) of the time, so I'll posting a few flowers in the next week or so.


Edit. Oops just noticed the spelling and corrected it.

Brand:Pentax
Camera:Pentax K-30 Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:TAMRON SP AF 90mm F2.8 Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:26 May 2013 - 11:50 AM
Focal Length:90mm
Aperture:f/9.0
Shutter Speed:1/125sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:320
Exposure Mode:Not Defined
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Aquilegia desertorum
Username:Alan_Baseley Alan_Baseley
Uploaded:27 May 2013 - 9:51 AM
Tags:Aquilegia desertorum, Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, Harlow carr, Harrogate, Rhs
Votes:60

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2199 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
27 May 2013 - 9:53 AM

Waaaw!This is a Brilliant close up of a beautiful detailed flowerSmile
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KingBee
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27 May 2013 - 9:55 AM

Delicate shades - very nice.

Regards.

Bob

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franken
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27 May 2013 - 9:56 AM

Lovely macro Alan.

Ken

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Danny1970
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27 May 2013 - 10:09 AM

Beautiful image Alan, I love the colours


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fentiger
fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
27 May 2013 - 10:15 AM

Superb floral close-up.

Albert

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DicksPics
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27 May 2013 - 10:36 AM

A first class image, Alan - focus spot on and superb presentation.

Richard

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boov
boov  1 United Kingdom
27 May 2013 - 11:04 AM

Fabulous image....

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A Booth
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27 May 2013 - 11:27 AM

beautiful subdued colours in a well composed image.

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Joline
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27 May 2013 - 11:30 AM

This is a first rate flower portrait. How did you get that background?

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Newdawei
Newdawei  3 China
27 May 2013 - 11:59 AM

Looks very tender and delicate , a great macro!
Chen

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CaroleS
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27 May 2013 - 12:05 PM

What a beauty!
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JulieAsh
JulieAsh  2 Scotland
27 May 2013 - 1:03 PM

Great image. Was this handheld? If so, you must have a very steady hand! Smile

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Alan_Baseley
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27 May 2013 - 1:28 PM


Quote: ........... Was this handheld? ........ Smile

Julie

Yes it was Julie,
Alan

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Alan_Baseley
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27 May 2013 - 1:32 PM


Quote: .... How did you get that background?

Joline, I used various selection tools to select, then mask the flower on a new layer and then applied Gaussian Blur to the background layer up to the maximum,

Alan

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nonur
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27 May 2013 - 3:00 PM

Superb close-up.

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Nigeve1
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27 May 2013 - 3:33 PM

Superb image.
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ColleenA
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27 May 2013 - 3:59 PM

Wow...a wonderful image, so beautiful..........Grin

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ChristineD
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27 May 2013 - 4:00 PM

Beautiful image

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27 May 2013 - 6:17 PM

Very nice Alan - great background
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27 May 2013 - 6:20 PM

Good shot Alan.GrinGrin
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Mike_Smith
27 May 2013 - 7:11 PM

Beautiful Macro shot

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jaktis
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27 May 2013 - 7:44 PM

Lovely soft tones, thank you so VERY much for the award

Peter

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27 May 2013 - 8:15 PM

Stunning shot Alan!
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27 May 2013 - 10:48 PM

Wonderful colour.. beautiful indeed.

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28 May 2013 - 7:41 AM

Alan this is pure magic!
a beautifully captured macro flower
Lillian

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28 May 2013 - 10:55 AM

Superb AlanSmileSmile

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