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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
Views:207
Unique Views:74
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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk Plus 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 Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 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 Plus 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 Plus 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 Plus 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 Plus Member 1046 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 Plus Member 8183 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  5 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 5:47 AM

Cracking shots Lillian love the focusing on V2
Rob

cabbie
cabbie Plus Member 8cabbie vcard United Kingdom
11 Jul 2014 - 6:09 AM

Great set of images V1 really is top notch well done

Bob

Andysnapper
Andysnapper Plus Member 6109 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England25 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 6:48 AM

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

Andy

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus 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 Plus Member 3232 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 Plus 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 Plus Member 3janlea vcard United Kingdom
11 Jul 2014 - 7:31 AM

Five beautiful shots Lillian with V1 being my favourite Smile
Jan

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

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

HarrietH
HarrietH Plus Member 4272 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 Plus Member 3rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 8:16 AM

A lovely series Lillian.

Ray

DicksPics
DicksPics Plus Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom10 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 Plus Member 371 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 8:24 AM

Excellent series - the insects are stand alone pictures.

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

Excellent set of images Lillian, really like V1Smile

Cliff

morpheus1955
11 Jul 2014 - 8:50 AM

Lovely set of images Lillian

Hugh

CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 462 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 Plus Member 12rontear vcard England7 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 Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 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  380 forum posts 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 Plus Member 4williamsloan vcard Northern Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 11:00 AM

A superb set of images




Billy

JuBarney
JuBarney Plus 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  3
11 Jul 2014 - 1:47 PM

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

paul

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

super set lillian lovely colors. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus 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

User_Removed
11 Jul 2014 - 3:46 PM

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

GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis Plus Member 2GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 4:07 PM

Wonderful captures!
George

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

Lovely set Lillian

David

Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England70 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 4:12 PM

Excellent series of Lavender images Lillian.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise Plus 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 Plus Member 5918 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 Plus Member 8myrab vcard United Kingdom
11 Jul 2014 - 6:08 PM

Beautiful images Lillian, Good to see you ,

Myra

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51258 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England142 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 Plus Member 96314 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 Plus 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 Plus 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 111554 forum postsdark_lord vcard England169 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2014 - 10:35 PM

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

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

What a lovely perfumed set! Grin
IB

Fred263
Fred263 Plus Member 3Fred263 vcard United Kingdom
12 Jul 2014 - 8:06 PM

Stunning set of images, Lillian. Beautiful captures.

Fred

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 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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