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Close up of a hosta flower.

Details:
f8
1/250sec

All comments/criticism/modifications received with interest. Cheers.

Camera:Canon EOS 300D
Lens:Canon macro 100mm f2.8
Recording media:ISO400
Title:~ Hosta Flower ~
Username:starstriders starstriders
Uploaded:28 Jun 2006 - 8:20 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flower, Flowers, Flowers & plants, General, Hosta, Plant, Pollen, Purple, Stamen, Stamens, Yellow
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SueTurner
SueTurner  1081 forum posts England3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2006 - 8:25 PM

like the crop and the selective dof
Sue

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Naturesview
28 Jun 2006 - 8:30 PM

I agree I like the crop

Paul

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Kool_Kat
Kool_Kat e2 Member 8162 forum postsKool_Kat vcard United Kingdom
28 Jun 2006 - 8:35 PM

Well done I tried this with a white hosta Flowerit did not work but you have captured it well a very underated plant I think great shot
Kool-Kat

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Dave_Henderson
Dave_Henderson e2 Member 1062 forum postsDave_Henderson vcard United Kingdom
28 Jun 2006 - 8:46 PM

Great image.I like the contrasting colours of the stamen and petals.

Dave

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Blenkinsopp
28 Jun 2006 - 8:52 PM

great focal point and composition
- set off well by the pastel shades in the background

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laurab
laurab  1253 forum posts United Kingdom
28 Jun 2006 - 9:13 PM

You have captured this very well.

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ghibby
ghibby e2 Member 9100 forum postsghibby vcard United Kingdom
28 Jun 2006 - 11:33 PM

Stunning, great detail work and love the DOF you have used, not to shallow yet just soft enough away from the main sunject. Very classy stuff indeed.

Ben

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Tina_Michelle
29 Jun 2006 - 2:49 AM

nice lighting and details. good macro work.

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Keelo
Keelo  11 Australia
29 Jun 2006 - 6:23 AM

Lovely shot Lauren, excellent work.

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Miles Herbert
29 Jun 2006 - 6:48 AM

I keep coming back to this...

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ChristineL
29 Jun 2006 - 6:59 AM

a lovely close up Lauren,
chris.

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DaveU
DaveU  81344 forum posts England121 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jun 2006 - 8:11 AM

Don't normally go for flower shots, but I'll make an exception here.

Beautiful colour and composition. Well presented too.

Dave.

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PhilG_DPAGB
29 Jun 2006 - 9:24 AM

Very well taken & presented - I feel the point of focus is spot on . Cracker. PhilG

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mikesmith
mikesmith e2 Member 1045 forum postsmikesmith vcard United Kingdom35 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jun 2006 - 1:58 PM

Such delicate detail. Great dof too
Mike

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chase
chase Critique Team 91118 forum postschase vcard England242 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jun 2006 - 5:30 PM

A lovely choice of crop Lauren,an effective dof & a very nice presentation.
Janet

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noseprints
noseprints  11576 forum posts
8 Jul 2006 - 5:30 PM

what really makes this for me is the two tone background!

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