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Another shot of one of the early developing wild Snakes-head Frittilary flowers at North Meadow Nature Reserve, Cricklade.

Many thanks for looking.

Phil

Brand:Nikon CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D50 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Sigma 170-500
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:29 Mar 2011 - 12:14 PM
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/6.3
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
Title:Snake in the grass
Username:phil_j phil_j
Uploaded:29 Mar 2011 - 7:24 PM
Tags:Flowers & plants, General, Wildlife / nature
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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2011 - 7:25 PM

Stunning-- yet another so well done!

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Shellio
Shellio  3 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2011 - 7:27 PM

Excellent work, great presentation.
Shellio

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chase
chase Critique Team 91118 forum postschase vcard England240 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2011 - 7:40 PM

Verty beautiful Phil.Love that dof you have achieved with the long lens here.
Mine are just coming out in the garden,fingers crossed for a little more sunshine before the weekend Wink

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franken
franken e2 Member 123126 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2011 - 7:57 PM

Superb!!


Ken

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OAKEY
OAKEY  6 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2011 - 8:10 PM

Great close up Phil, DOF spot on.
Shaun

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2011 - 8:16 PM

Superb shot and so beautifully presented.
Ronnie.

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VidB
VidB  5 United Kingdom11 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2011 - 8:28 PM

Excellent macro image, good work
Dave

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Scuttleatflordon

Great shot of a damp meadow flower.
peter

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Janice20
Janice20  3 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2011 - 9:03 PM

Great shot, what an unusual looking flower!

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2011 - 9:38 PM

cracking shot

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bfgstew
bfgstew  8668 forum posts England105 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2011 - 10:12 PM

A stunner Phil, great use of shallow DOF, really shows these off well.

I hope you don't mind me mentioning or suggesting but I do find them a touch tight in the frame, the long leaves do tend to flow around and I just feel a bit more space would help the overall composition a touch. IMHO

Stewart

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SueTurner  981 forum posts England3 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2011 - 10:21 PM

superb - in a class of its own

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2011 - 10:34 PM

Really wonderful Phil. Excellent exposure
Ron

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Snapitt
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29 Mar 2011 - 10:35 PM

Excellent image Phil. Love the colour in this.

Jane

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
30 Mar 2011 - 6:46 AM

An exquisite image, Phil. Carol

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Beautiful indeed Phil

Chris

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Glostopcat e2 Member 8234 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
30 Mar 2011 - 7:28 PM

A fabulous image of this beautiful flower, such excellent depth of field

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SueTurner  981 forum posts England3 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2011 - 11:43 AM

a brilliant title to go with this superb image

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