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Astrantia taken in our garden last night, just catching the last golden rays of sunshine.

Still catching up after weddings, parties, not to mention a lot of work. So apologies for only briefly dropping in now and then.

Regards.
Nick

Brand:Pentax
Camera:Pentax K-5 Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:SMC Pentax-FA 50mm f1.4
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:20 Jul 2012 - 8:20 PM
Focal Length:50mm
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/100sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Evening Rays
Username:nikshot nikshot
Uploaded:20 Jun 2012 - 8:23 AM
Tags:Flowers & plants
Votes:66

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Cor
Cor e2 Member 5Cor vcard Belgium
20 Jun 2012 - 8:26 AM

SUPERB *****
Cor.

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AnnChown
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20 Jun 2012 - 8:27 AM

You've captured this so well Nick. I love astrantias - I took some the other day too.
Ann

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DalesLass
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20 Jun 2012 - 8:35 AM

Beautiful, gentle light is perfect on this delicate flower.

Jude

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barbarahirst
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20 Jun 2012 - 8:39 AM

that light just makes this one special

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
20 Jun 2012 - 8:49 AM

Stunning light, excellent.

John

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Richsr
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20 Jun 2012 - 8:51 AM

Like the details and light in this well worked
Regards Richard

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lostnspace2011
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20 Jun 2012 - 9:04 AM

Perfect Nick. Lovely light hitting the top flower Smile

Mark

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achieverswales
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20 Jun 2012 - 10:13 AM

Awesome light Nick, just perfect.


Regards

Trev.

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digital_boi
20 Jun 2012 - 10:14 AM

you caught this on at the right time the light has made this special fine capture

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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mikbee
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20 Jun 2012 - 10:15 AM

Forget these lame excuses Nick about how busy you are.
Get out and take some shots,and stop pinching Carole's flower pics !!
Tell Carole,she has caught a nice bit of light here to bring out the colour on the top flower.
Mick.

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Fefe
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20 Jun 2012 - 10:31 AM

Beautiful................. love the bit of light on the flower at the top, like mick tried to sayGrinGrin
Diane

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EMJAYCEE
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20 Jun 2012 - 12:01 PM

Perfect light showing the full beauty.
Joan.

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CaroleS
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20 Jun 2012 - 12:44 PM

That little bit of light glancing across the top flower makes this very specialSmile
Role

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gingerdelight
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20 Jun 2012 - 2:18 PM

Wow! Amazing - great light and detail!
Carol

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franken
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20 Jun 2012 - 3:52 PM

Beautiful!

Ken

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20 Jun 2012 - 6:10 PM

Superb .

Rock

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ChiliMan
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20 Jun 2012 - 6:19 PM

Now that is gorgeous light and detail.

Bravo Smile

Andrew

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20 Jun 2012 - 6:39 PM

The light is gorgeous, great detail and nice dof. Moira

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WhiteRose1
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20 Jun 2012 - 6:48 PM

Picking out the one bloom in the light has made a great composition, lovely image, Nick.

Dave

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Niknut
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20 Jun 2012 - 7:13 PM

Beautiful shot !!....lovely quality !!

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HELANA
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20 Jun 2012 - 8:32 PM

Very beautiful shot,Nick,superb light,nice one.
Elena.

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BarbaraR
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20 Jun 2012 - 9:27 PM

Gorgeous Nick, very well done.

B.

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20 Jun 2012 - 9:58 PM

Your excellent use of light and dof make this very special, Nick.

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annettep38
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20 Jun 2012 - 11:56 PM

The delicate pink detail shines in the last light.
Lovely tones,too

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NeilWigan
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21 Jun 2012 - 12:30 AM

Got the light on it nicely Nick .lovely shot.

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brownsilent
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21 Jun 2012 - 7:13 AM

Not just a beautiful flower, but also a fantastic shot with great use of awaillable light.
Johanna

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Brian65
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22 Jun 2012 - 3:17 PM

Beautiful light on this great image Nick. I bet Carole is green with envy!!TongueTongueTongueTongue
Brian

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22 Jun 2012 - 5:21 PM

Just beautiful!

Ann

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22 Jun 2012 - 7:27 PM

Nice light on your main blossom and good use of DOF.
-=\Walter

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23 Jun 2012 - 11:48 AM

In the garden...and so beautifully captured
the light you have on top flower...perfect
Lillian

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23 Jun 2012 - 5:00 PM

Love the light so much on this Nick! My UA goes to you for this week.

Regards

Trev.

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23 Jun 2012 - 11:05 PM

You've caught some wonderful warm late evening light on these beautiful flowers, fine photography Nick

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