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Another shot taken the other day at our local haunt...Quite pleased with this one...All comments graciously accepted...Sue

Camera:Canon Powershot S1 IS
Title:Red Darter
Username:suzieosman suzieosman
Uploaded:14 Sep 2004 - 8:59 PM
Tags:Wildlife / nature
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belerophon
belerophon e2 Member 12156 forum postsbelerophon vcard
14 Sep 2004 - 8:59 PM

great sharp shot

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mattberry
mattberry e2 Member 10259 forum postsmattberry vcard England14 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2004 - 9:01 PM

nice one! prefer it to yesterdays. Its got great colours and sharp detail.

Well done and click!
Matt

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elikag
elikag e2 Member 10749 forum postselikag vcard
14 Sep 2004 - 9:02 PM

like the off-center placement of the Darter. Click.
Ilia Kagan.

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suzieosman
suzieosman e2 Member 1066 forum postssuzieosman vcard United Kingdom
14 Sep 2004 - 9:03 PM

Thanks Matt, your comments always appreciated...Thanks gaz...not seen your work yet but will rectify that right away...Sue

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User_Removed
14 Sep 2004 - 9:03 PM

Great capture, excellent.
Lucien.

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proberts
proberts e2 Member 10218 forum postsproberts vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2004 - 9:04 PM

Fabulous shot,excellent detail,well done*click*
andrew.

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bassan
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14 Sep 2004 - 9:28 PM

Super colours, sharp, like the composition

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hecmac
hecmac e2 Member 1060 forum postshecmac vcard United Kingdom
14 Sep 2004 - 9:28 PM

Great shot " Click "

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scragend
scragend e2 Member 10scragend vcard Scotland
14 Sep 2004 - 9:31 PM

Only "quite pleased" with it?!!
I'd be over the Moon if it were mine! Smile
First rate shot and one to be proud of! Click!

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Steve Cribbin
Steve Cribbin e2 Member 1149 forum postsSteve Cribbin vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2004 - 9:44 PM

Top class work. The out-of-focus background really lifts the subject. Lighting, focus, etc are spot-on. I got one recently but on a dusty path, so very distracting. I appreciate this all the more as a result. Well done.

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Terry L
Terry L e2 Member 11580 forum postsTerry L vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2004 - 10:13 PM

Lovely detailed shot with good DoF, well taken Sue.

Regards
Terry.

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Pete
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14 Sep 2004 - 10:45 PM

Sharp from tip to toeSmile

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proberts
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14 Sep 2004 - 10:50 PM

Congratulations Suzie.well done.Already clicked.
Andrew.

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deltafour
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14 Sep 2004 - 10:59 PM

superb.
'click'
Stewart.

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cameraman
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14 Sep 2004 - 11:40 PM

Excellent close-up, well detailed.

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geoffrey baker
geoffrey baker e2 Member 10496 forum postsgeoffrey baker vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2004 - 11:57 PM

A lovely shot, well done. Congratulations on your EC.
Geoff.

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sugarbird
sugarbird e2 Member 10223 forum postssugarbird vcard South Africa
15 Sep 2004 - 2:26 AM

Congratulations Suzie, I admire these shots so much, I just cant do them, excellent work
lol
Jill

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billma
billma e2 Member 11119 forum postsbillma vcard United States
15 Sep 2004 - 3:04 AM

Beautiful. I am wondering if it might even be better with the benefit of Neat Image or some other program to quiet down the background noise a bit. The fly is just perfectly in focus.

Bill

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pebbles
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15 Sep 2004 - 6:53 AM

Pleased to add my congrats on the EC, really good work.

Alethea

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ericfaragh
ericfaragh e2 Member 11121 forum postsericfaragh vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Sep 2004 - 7:06 AM

Beautiful macro, great colour and detail. Well done Sue and congrats on the EC.

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Take-a-View
Take-a-View e2 Member 10293 forum postsTake-a-View vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
15 Sep 2004 - 7:30 AM

A well deserved EC. Great detail and tight crop

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StevenHanna
StevenHanna e2 Member 11296 forum postsStevenHanna vcard United Kingdom
15 Sep 2004 - 8:10 AM

Great detail in those wings!
Congrats on the EC.
Steven
-click-

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csurry
csurry  129230 forum posts92 Constructive Critique Points
15 Sep 2004 - 8:26 AM

Suzie that's so funny, after Ade loaded all those Darters you get the EC. I bet he is fuming. All that chasing round after them, ha, ha, ha.

Just kidding Ade, well done Suzie. Will we see you both at the Bird of Prey Centre on Sunday.

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KathyW
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15 Sep 2004 - 8:40 AM

Excellent capture, well done!

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suzieosman
suzieosman e2 Member 1066 forum postssuzieosman vcard United Kingdom
15 Sep 2004 - 9:10 AM

Thank you so much everyone. Special thanks to Pete, I'm still in shock...Hope Ade will forgive me Smile...But it was hard work to get the right shot...I've been shredded by brambles, stung by nettles, bitten by bugs, but I must admit this one was pretty close and I didn't have to take my life in my hands to get to it....Ok I was more than 'Quite Pleased' but no-one wants to blow their own trumpet do they?
Extra special thanks to Ade, for all his help, advice and encouragement....I feel like I've just won an Oscar....Thanks again...Sue

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brian1208
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15 Sep 2004 - 11:12 AM

Well done Suzie - just goes to show that you don't need all this fancy D-SLR kit to get a winner!

(Remember Ade - "Its only an EC" Smile

This is a lovely detailed shot and the colour / exposure seem spot on on my screen, excellent work

Brian

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grahammul
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15 Sep 2004 - 12:05 PM

Beautiful shot Suzie with lovely colour and perfect focus and DOF. Such great detail in the wings. A very well deserved EC.
Regards,
Graham.

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IanA
IanA e2 Member 113048 forum postsIanA vcard England12 Constructive Critique Points
15 Sep 2004 - 12:08 PM

LOL!
Well done.
Hope Ade's taking it well!

Ian (clicked)

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
15 Sep 2004 - 4:30 PM

HUMPH.........

I ain't taking you out with me anymore!

Love ya!.....Ade

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naturenut
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15 Sep 2004 - 5:38 PM

Superb shot, well done. Click.
Margaret.

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jane benge
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15 Sep 2004 - 7:10 PM

Loved your whole portfolio. This photograph
is absolutely stunning. Congratulations Jane

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billydo
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15 Sep 2004 - 10:25 PM

Real quality image Sue, so very well taken. Congrats on the EC.
Neal.

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brian13
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16 Sep 2004 - 7:01 AM

Brilliant work Sue. Hope the 'old man' is pleased for you.
Brian.

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UserHasLeft
16 Sep 2004 - 5:47 PM

What did I miss here? This is excellent, Sue.. very well done on the much deserved award Smile

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Mari
Mari e2 Member 111825 forum postsMari vcard Wales
18 Sep 2004 - 8:54 PM

Hi Sue, well done - this is an excellent close up and the colour is amazing. I seem to have missed so many of your shots - your portfolio is looking brilliant.

Mari

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whippetrider
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19 Sep 2004 - 4:32 PM

Now I see what all the fuss was about at NBPC! Great shot Suzie.
Jeff

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2004 - 11:39 PM

Thanks again everyone for your lovely comments and congrats...Got to admit I am pretty chuffed...Nice to see you again today Jeff...nice to meet Cheryl's mum, Linda, Andy and Linda, hope to see you all again soon...Wish my portfolio looked as good as yours Mari....Cheers all...Sue

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suzieosman
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19 Sep 2004 - 11:41 PM

Oops did it again...was on Ade's log-in...Sue

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leedewey
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22 Sep 2004 - 9:54 PM

nice shot

lee

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Greyheron
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18 Oct 2004 - 8:41 AM

This one got past me...then most things do these days ;o))

What an excellent capture Sue. Love the composition, while the colour & detail are stunning, Love this
Who needs a machine gun technique then eh !!!!!

All the best,
Mike

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4 Nov 2004 - 11:18 PM

super shot...really great

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Pete_g
Pete_g e2 Member 9301 forum postsPete_g vcard United Kingdom
1 Feb 2005 - 12:37 PM

Super image Suzie...now you have the 300d you need to push the other half for that macro lens !

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norton
norton e2 Member 11norton vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2005 - 11:20 PM

Superb detail and really colourful shot.
Well deserved E.C. Nice one....

Tony.

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rf
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15 Mar 2005 - 11:13 AM

excellent capture great detail and colour the bg works well.
well done click.

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bzbee
bzbee  10102 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
24 Apr 2005 - 1:08 PM

Love it, Sue - beautiful colours, composition, symmetry and DOF. Well done! The first of many, I hope.

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Ceciliat
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24 Apr 2005 - 7:53 PM

Simply a beautiful creature...
Excellent capture...And a well deserved EC.
Congrats...
Cesie

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ptilley
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4 May 2005 - 12:41 PM

I missed this one! Another Great shot! Paul.

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Hawkgenes
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8 May 2005 - 11:51 AM

Wow Sue that really is a wildlife shot - wonderful and I missed it too.

Hawk

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john short
john short e2 Member 1125 forum postsjohn short vcard United Kingdom
15 May 2005 - 1:13 PM

superb photography............nice portfolio too

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Gavin
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6 Jun 2005 - 6:50 AM

Amazing colour & detail

Gavin

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simon butterworth
simon butterworth e2 Member 1041 forum postssimon butterworth vcard 1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jun 2005 - 2:22 AM

Breathtaking clarity and detail, a stunning shot.
An obvious EC choice.

Simon.

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jules41
jules41 e2 Member 10197 forum postsjules41 vcard United Kingdom
21 Jun 2005 - 11:57 AM

Such a wonderful capture Sue,i can see what the attraction is with these..theyre just so beautiful,the colours are superb and you capture them so well.not sure if i'd have such enormous patience tho but stunning all the same
juliex

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lovelylindax
24 Jun 2005 - 9:47 AM

Wow this is amazing Sue - well done - who says you are not as good as Ade? Brilliant!

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lovelylaura
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31 Jan 2006 - 10:21 AM

thanks for the comments - appreciated. ive added info on my 'Dan' picture....

i like this. its beautiful

LL

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