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In the late Spring there are two magnificent Brooms come into flower in the shrubbery and I love their colours, so different from the native yellow versions which flower around this area. An all-round success story as they are much loved by the Bees too.

Thanks to one and all for calling in tho view this and past images. All greatly appreciated. Sorry if I've been leaving a lot of just clicks but I am very busy in the garden trying to get things sorted before winter.

Update: A huge "Thank You" to Lynne (LynneJoyce) for the 2 variations she has produced for me. As I rarely remember to click on "Mods" she forwarded these by email. They are versions 2 & 3. Felt sure you'd want to see them as they are gorgeous! I do have a favourite, after some consideration. Wonder which is yours?

Brand:Panasonic
Camera:Panasonic Lumix GF3
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:12 Jun 2012 - 7:35 AM
Focal Length:42mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.6
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/60sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:160
Exposure Mode:Program AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Auto, Fired
White Balance:Manual
Title:Broom's on Fire!
Username:EAS EAS
Uploaded:3 Sep 2012 - 9:26 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flash, Flowers & plants, General
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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 9:28 AM

Super image Ann, fabulous colours and excellent detail, great composition too Smile

Hugh

DanielD
DanielD  4 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 10:03 AM

Great colours of fire, Ann - Excellent exposure and beautiful lighting - I think you have a wonderful garden

Daniel

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 10:21 AM

what wonderful bold colours

digital_boi
3 Sep 2012 - 11:07 AM

Ann for sure one of your very best floral images a pleasure to view

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom97 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 11:40 AM

This is nice crisp capture so well worth a vote. I think there is another, possibly better image in here with a little tweaking. I couldn't resist trying but as you haven't enabled mods I can't post it, but if you want to see my idea for it just message me with your e-mail address and I'll send it then delete your e-mail address immediately to protect your privacy.

Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 11:49 AM

Gorgeous!

NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32925 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 12:18 PM

The title certainly sends the sparks flying in this intensely hot image, simply scorching, and a pleasure to view.

Regards Nathan

PattiW
PattiW e2 Member 8PattiW vcard United States2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 1:08 PM

Wonderful vibrant color and detail in this beautiful flower,. Patti Smile

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 1:18 PM

Superb colours and detail Ann.
Ann

Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom28 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 1:29 PM

Great colour!
Diane

Russell_Charles

Nice a sharp with rich colours.

Growmore
Growmore e2 Member 5Growmore vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 1:45 PM

Outstanding clarity in this beautiful shot Ann and the colours are so striking and out this world in their own beauty.

Gary

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 2:53 PM

I love this species of broom, Ann, such glorious colours, very well captured and presented. Carol

sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5267 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 4:05 PM

beautiful

ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
3 Sep 2012 - 4:12 PM

fabulous colours and excellent detail

taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 4:55 PM

Excellent Ann--- this is something we do not seem to grow, but it is very lovely!

CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 4:58 PM

That is a really rich coloured broom Ann, a very good captureSmile
Carole

Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
3 Sep 2012 - 5:20 PM

A lovely image like it very much, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 5:27 PM

I bet that is a wonderful smell to be near Ann
a lovely rich colour and love it
Lillian

canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
3 Sep 2012 - 5:37 PM

A superb image and wonderful colour Ann. Well captured
Jim

johnjones
johnjones  4 England
3 Sep 2012 - 5:55 PM

Lovely colours and detail Ann against this dark BG.
JJ

andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 6:12 PM

beautiful ann love the colours belting detail a cracker nice one Wink
andy

Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 8:53 PM

Just had to come back!
so mesmerising
Lillian

NeilWigan
NeilWigan e2 Member 4NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 9:21 PM

Very well captured Ann ,i have one and they are great colours.

sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 3sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 9:37 PM

So beautiful,superb presentation on V2 V3 love them..Lin

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8752 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1578 Constructive Critique Points
3 Sep 2012 - 10:22 PM

V2 for me because it seems to be growing in the right direction. I assume one of Lynne's? Wow!
I just had to buy one of these, the flowering was short-lived, but glorious, its first year though.

ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 7135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2012 - 4:48 PM

Lynne really is something with her presentations, isn't she?? Of the two, the first one (V2) works better for me hands down.

Of these 3, yours is my favourite.

These are some really beautiful flowers, Ann. Look at those colours! A fiery sunset in florality. And look at all those little red hearts above. It's like a Valentine's Day bloom Smile Sorry...broom!

Andrew Grin

elainebaker
4 Sep 2012 - 7:43 PM

Lovely image that looks all the better for the PS work you have done in V" and V well doneSmileSmileSmile

Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
4 Sep 2012 - 8:38 PM

Top notch shots Ann, love v3 the comp is fantastic.
Brian

Billyray
Billyray  670 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2012 - 10:31 AM

A lovely 'Broom' Ann. My preference is for V2. We had one of these in our previous house and they are lovely.
Ray

Jekaro
Jekaro e2 Member 5Jekaro vcard United Kingdom
5 Sep 2012 - 2:39 PM

Wonderful colours and details, Ann, love the presentations on V2 and 3.
Roy

jujupops
jujupops  4 England
5 Sep 2012 - 5:18 PM

Stunning fiery colours Ann......I think V2 is my favourite of the variations, but V1 get my vote Grin
Julie

sable
sable  6 England7 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2012 - 7:38 PM

Three excellent images V2 is my favourite - beautifully processed and presented xx

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
6 Sep 2012 - 7:34 AM

A very stunning broom!
I bet it smells as nicely as it looks!

gingerdelight

Such beautiful, rich colours and so well captured Ann. Lovely detail.
Carol

saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Sep 2012 - 8:32 AM

Fantastic and colourful images indeed,very well done,
saeid

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Sep 2012 - 7:53 PM

Three fabulous floral images, the colours are simply glorious and so vibrant and eyecatching.

dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Sep 2012 - 9:27 PM

excellent capture Ann, and I especially like the presentation and composition in v2.
regards
Yung

lesliea
lesliea e2 Member 4lesliea vcard Australia
7 Sep 2012 - 12:31 PM

Beautiful sets of images Ann well captured.
Allen, Smile

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
7 Sep 2012 - 2:56 PM

you are featured E2 piccy at this minute.
SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 4hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
7 Sep 2012 - 3:32 PM

Three stunning shots with lovely detail
mike

brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
9 Sep 2012 - 6:05 PM

Amazing trio, can't chose one to be my favourite, they are all beautiful.
Johanna

LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
9 Sep 2012 - 6:49 PM

'A Triad of Superb & lovely Floral Macro's!' ~ Peter Smile

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