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V1 is a wee change from my recent landscapes and buildings time for a wee change this one taken in the grounds of Culzean Castle on my recent visit with Ronnie.

V2 is to say thanks to those who gave their UA's to my last upload

Have a good weekend all

Graham

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 40D
Lens:17.0 - 85.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 27.5 - 137.6 mm)
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:5 Jun 2013 - 5:17 PM
Focal Length:70mm
Aperture:f/20.0
Shutter Speed:1/30sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:From Culzean Castle
Username:digital_boi digital_boi
Uploaded:14 Jun 2013 - 11:28 AM
Tags:Digitally manipulated, Flowers & plants, General, Humour / fun, Wildlife / nature
Votes:49
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capto
capto e2 Member 21146 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2013 - 11:38 AM

A lovely image of these geraniums, I hope we have enough sunshine for them to do well.Smile

ivor

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2013 - 11:38 AM

Lovely image Graham, fabulous colours and light, beautifully captured

Hugh

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2193 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2013 - 11:53 AM

Pretty flowers, love the colours, well captured....now you are showing off with V2....how clever of you, innovative and well doneGrinGrinGrin

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adrian_w
adrian_w e2 Member 73352 forum postsadrian_w vcard Scotland4 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2013 - 11:58 AM

The daftness of V2 deserves a click! Smile
Good bit of manipulation work there.

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2013 - 12:06 PM

Beautiful blooms in V1 and what a giggle for V2!
You really should be washing windows - I had to do mine yesterday!
KateTongueTongueTongue

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2013 - 12:07 PM

A gorgeous lemon-scented geranium, Graham, one of which I have growing outside my front door Smile Carol

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
14 Jun 2013 - 12:16 PM

Great appreciation gesture Graham Smile A love these flowers - looks like rose geraniums !

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franken
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14 Jun 2013 - 12:19 PM

Beautiful image Graham.

Ken

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achieverswales
14 Jun 2013 - 12:23 PM

Wonderful soft focus and beautiful colours Graham.

Regards

Trev.

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2013 - 12:24 PM

V1 is lovely, V2 is very clever and what a good idea.......Sandy

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2013 - 12:39 PM

V2 really is something else...
Trust you to come up with it x x

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2013 - 12:40 PM

oh!! .... and V1 is so pretty

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41050 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2013 - 12:54 PM

Now what would happen if you were to be given a UA for v2? GrinGrin (and 'try it' is not a valid answer!! Wink).

v1 is such an unassuming flower but with wonderful markings and detail.

Dave

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Big_Beavis
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14 Jun 2013 - 1:09 PM

Featured photo, this very minute.

David

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digital_boi
14 Jun 2013 - 1:34 PM

lol I thought V2 would provoke some reaction TongueTongueWink ps Dave i'm still waiting

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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widtink
widtink  2406 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2013 - 4:00 PM

Nice soft shot Graham Smile

Rod

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2013 - 4:06 PM

Such a pretty image and well taken and presented as ever.
Joan.

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Billyray
Billyray  670 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2013 - 4:50 PM

Gorgeous geraniums Graham and excellent work on V2. Well done.
Ray

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5259 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jun 2013 - 6:19 PM

V1 Good detail and colour in this wonderful image!!
V2 Quite simply the best 'Thankyou' I have ever seen for a UA!!

Great work!!

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
14 Jun 2013 - 6:46 PM

V1 wonderful detail, colour and dof, greatly presented.

V2 awesome Graham Grin

John

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14 Jun 2013 - 9:36 PM

Love it Graham keep up the good work.SmileSmile
Rob

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15 Jun 2013 - 12:03 AM

Beautiful details Graham,excellent work on V2 you missed me off thoughTongueBlush..Lin

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15 Jun 2013 - 9:50 AM

Terrific shot in v1 - love your image in v2 SmileSmileSmile
Helen

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jun 2013 - 10:36 AM

lovely work in v2 and the wee flowers are the star, love those red lines!

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16 Jun 2013 - 2:45 PM

Fine work again, Graham, the image fills the frame nicely with colour and detail.
V2 a superb idea well thought out, nice one.
Well done.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmile

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16 Jun 2013 - 3:17 PM

excellent work Graham, and great idea in v2.
regards
Yung

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16 Jun 2013 - 4:10 PM

hi graham,love this macro image,well done indeed.ray

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NeilWigan
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20 Jun 2013 - 5:21 PM

A good set of shots Graham ,nice to see you and Ronnie getting out together ,I like the processing you are applying .

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CaroleS
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21 Jun 2013 - 10:50 AM

Lovely soft light captured thereSmile

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21 Jun 2013 - 1:23 PM

dellightful

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21 Jun 2013 - 5:34 PM

Lovely rich color and sharp detail, Patti Smile

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Mototaur
Mototaur  126 forum posts England
22 Jun 2013 - 5:41 PM

Great images ,very creative V2 Smile

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LexEquine
LexEquine  8 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jun 2013 - 7:14 PM

Superb Imagery, here ~

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rayme330
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23 Jun 2013 - 8:56 AM

I love the delicate colouring of this great shot, Graham.

Ray

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RonnieAG
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24 Jun 2013 - 10:02 AM

Missed this one during my 'sabbatical', Graham: a fine capture of this geranium in fine detail and colours.
And your processing to achieve V 2 is excellent and way beyond anything I would be capable of.........and it is an image that deserved the recognition it received.
Nice sunny morning again, so we may venture over to the light side today.
POD.

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Ayoob
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24 Jun 2013 - 1:28 PM

Two excellent shots , Graham .....Grin

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Lillian
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2 Jul 2013 - 7:53 AM

So very clever vith V2
love the image Graham,
Lillian
still catching up!

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annettep38
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9 Jul 2013 - 6:07 AM

a beauty in v1 and a very fine banner in v2!
beautiful detail in these centre, well done with the DOF that shows the stamen.. and the fine purple lines

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