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My visit today to Mayfield Lavender farm in Surrey

a selection here from today, a lovely relaxing day and with the aroma
wow, so hope you like all with the 70-300mm lens..even the butterfly!!
and all hand held...funny just remembered, not a tripod in sight!

V2 one of the feilds
V3 a bee on lavender
V4 a butterfly..poorly captured...but I tried!!
V5 me in lavender!!...sad I know!


Thank you Steve and Chris for your awards on the fishing cat...appreciated

Lillian

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:10 Jul 2014 - 12:01 PM
Focal Length:300mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/800sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:640
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Lavender
Username:Lillian Lillian
Uploaded:11 Jul 2014 - 12:24 AM
Tags:Bee, Butterfly, Fields, Flowers & plants, General, Lavender
Votes:Voting Disabled
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 6268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 12:32 AM

stunning set love the little skipper shot especially

mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 12:54 AM

Fine shots Lillian.
And I have heard about girls like you
that like to bathe in lavender oil !!
Mick.

MaryFaith
MaryFaith e2 Member MaryFaith vcard New Zealand
11 Jul 2014 - 1:29 AM

How very lovely - the colours, focus and DOF are awesome. V5 - nice to meet you Lillian Smile

Mary

Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 1:43 AM

The aroma must have been intoxicating Lillian. All lovely shots, and to see you... nice.
Peter GrinGrinGrin

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 1:52 AM

Lovely composed lavender images. Especially nice one in V5. You look lovely, sitting there between the rows.

taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 2:29 AM

Cool enough to wear pants and a vest-- --enviable situation

Oh, and the lavender is to die for-- V! sings out loud!

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8147 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 5:01 AM

Glorious images from an obviously most enjoyable day out, Lillian, love the skipper Smile Carol

bobsblues
bobsblues  4 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 5:47 AM

Cracking shots Lillian love the focusing on V2
Rob

cabbie
cabbie e2 Member 7cabbie vcard United Kingdom
11 Jul 2014 - 6:09 AM

Great set of images V1 really is top notch well done

Bob

Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 6108 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 6:48 AM

Very nice indeed, a lovely , varied and interesting series.

Andy

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 6:48 AM

Nice set, V1 is greetings card material.

digital_boi
11 Jul 2014 - 6:49 AM

fine dof and selective focus here Lillian a very pleasing image

Graham

andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 6:49 AM

brilliant set lillian wonderful colours and detail v1 for me today super dof a cracker nice one Wink
andy

netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2214 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 7:15 AM

Lillian I just don't know what to saySmile
All these are lovely especially the one with you in itSmile
Have you any moreSmile
NettaSmile

SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 7:28 AM

These are super and I can smell the lavender from here. Good job Bertie's not around he goes mad for Lavender. SmileSmile

janlea
janlea e2 Member 2janlea vcard United Kingdom
11 Jul 2014 - 7:31 AM

Five beautiful shots Lillian with V1 being my favourite Smile
Jan

fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 7:37 AM

A truly beautiful set Lillian ~ No. 1 is a cracking study.

Albert

Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
11 Jul 2014 - 7:54 AM

Fine set Lillian, V1 a bit special and my favourite,
Fred.

HarrietH
HarrietH e2 Member 4271 forum postsHarrietH vcard Portugal
11 Jul 2014 - 8:15 AM

That lens is a marvel Lillian. I hate lugging around a tripod and most times I don't. Lavender is terribly difficult to photograph and these are all fantastic and you look great.

Maureen

rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 8:16 AM

A lovely series Lillian.

Ray

DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 8:19 AM

An excellent and varied set, Lillian - I love the composition and depth of field in V1.

Richard

ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 354 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 8:24 AM

Excellent series - the insects are stand alone pictures.

Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 8:34 AM

Excellent set of images Lillian, really like V1Smile

Cliff

morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 8morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 8:50 AM

Lovely set of images Lillian

Hugh

CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 441 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 9:38 AM

Wonderful haze of lavender, very obliging skipper in V4, love that oneGrin

rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 10:11 AM

" Lavender blue dilly dilly " a tune comes to mind LillianGrin Strong colours, right light.
Ron

Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 431 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom76 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 10:18 AM

Looking great gal amongst the lavender!
I do envy you this shoot - love V1 and V3.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

gwynn56
gwynn56 e2 Member 378 forum postsgwynn56 vcard England
11 Jul 2014 - 10:50 AM

beautiful set of images , as for v5 well you look very nice indeed amongst that lavenderSmileSmileSmile

williamsloan
williamsloan e2 Member 4williamsloan vcard Northern Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 11:00 AM

A superb set of images




Billy

JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 12:56 PM

V1 is absolutely stunning, and love V5 too!
You look so chilled, ready for your holiday.
Ju

stub197
stub197 e2 Member 2stub197 vcard
11 Jul 2014 - 1:47 PM

The smell of lavender in that field must have been truly
AwesomeSmileSmile Smile

paul

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 1:51 PM

Got to be V1 Lillian with the glamour girl a very close second.SmileSmileSmileGrinGrinGrin
Joan

christinecilia
christinecilia e2 Member 3christinecilia vcard England
11 Jul 2014 - 1:58 PM

super set lillian lovely colors. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 3:32 PM

Seems to be plenty of lavender about now - even up town in the centre of Wakefield outside the Cathedral! Smile Lovely set, Lillian - rather like V3 with the the bee coming in to land...like the selfie in V5 too! Wink

bobhowell
bobhowell e2 Member 2bobhowell vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 3:46 PM

Stunning set Lillian. a great new lens you have there. Smile

GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 4:07 PM

Wonderful captures!
George

johnjo58
johnjo58 e2 Member 4johnjo58 vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 4:07 PM

Lovely set Lillian

David

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 4:12 PM

Excellent series of Lavender images Lillian.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise e2 Member 3421 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 4:29 PM

Love them all Lillian. A superb set and a lovely picture of you at the end GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

Kathryn

Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4740 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom64 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 4:46 PM

Beautiful !!!.....expertly isolated for a very effective, almost 3D result !.Smile

myrab
myrab e2 Member 8myrab vcard United Kingdom
11 Jul 2014 - 6:08 PM

Beautiful images Lillian, Good to see you ,

Myra

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41122 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England137 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 9:33 PM

You dressed for this photo shoot didn't you, Lillian GrinGrin A very good set.

Dave

tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 96185 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 9:40 PM

Bugger the flowers

Methinks you nailed an Essex SkipperWink

Adrian

Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
11 Jul 2014 - 10:10 PM

What a lovely set Lillian. That must have been an amazing smell. Cathy

Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 10:18 PM

Ha Ha Adrian..laughing out loud!! and was he wearing a cap at sea??
had to keep bright and cheerful Dave
hope was loud enough...for that 'skipper'!!
ahoy there skipperWink

dark_lord
dark_lord Critique Team 101507 forum postsdark_lord vcard England145 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 10:35 PM

Very nice set of images, really like V4 with the skipper Smile

Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
12 Jul 2014 - 12:06 PM

What a lovely perfumed set! Grin
IB

Fred263
Fred263 e2 Member 2Fred263 vcard United Kingdom
12 Jul 2014 - 8:06 PM

Stunning set of images, Lillian. Beautiful captures.

Fred

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2014 - 7:41 PM

A lovely set of images Lillian, all are a pleasure to view

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