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Spent a great morning and afternoon at RHS Hyde Hall Essex with Mike Greyheronphotographing the Crocuses and Bees.

Brand:Panasonic
Camera:Panasonic Lumix G3
Lens:LUMIX G VARIO 100-300/F4.0-5.6
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:23 Feb 2012 - 11:17 AM
Focal Length:300mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.6
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/500sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Pollen Collector
Username:Terry L Terry L
Uploaded:23 Feb 2012 - 8:37 PM
Tags:Bees, Crocus, Flowers, Flowers & plants, Hall, Hyde, Rhs, Seeing, Wildlife / nature
Votes:58

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
23 Feb 2012 - 8:40 PM

Quite delightful- spring was obviously in the air Smile
Helen

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FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 625 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
23 Feb 2012 - 8:57 PM

Hi Terry, love the dof you have achieved here, did you do any other processing to get this effect ?.......it's lovely
Regards,
Geoff.

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Allix
Allix  7 England
23 Feb 2012 - 8:58 PM

Wonderful image, Terry, glad you enjoyed the day - was good to see you!

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Terry L
Terry L e2 Member 10577 forum postsTerry L vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
23 Feb 2012 - 9:00 PM

Hi Geoff, image is straight out of the camera, other than a slight crop.

Regards

Terry.

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Greyheron
Greyheron e2 Member 12277 forum postsGreyheron vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
23 Feb 2012 - 9:02 PM

A superb day out indeed Terry - the sound of the bees was amazing - the low pov shooting through the grass with the long lens has worked so well. Looked good on the back of the camera - even better large.

As you said all this and only 100yards from the centre Grin

Mike

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OAKEY
OAKEY  6 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2012 - 9:21 PM

Super close up, good use of D/F and fab colours.
Great work Terry

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
23 Feb 2012 - 9:39 PM

The crocii are exquisite-- the bees the frosting-- super image!

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PinkK
PinkK  580 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Feb 2012 - 10:03 PM

Excellent capture!

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brian1208
brian1208 e2 Member 1110269 forum postsbrian1208 vcard United Kingdom12 Constructive Critique Points
23 Feb 2012 - 10:20 PM

nice work Terry, almost an abstract feel to this, taking natural history shots into art photography Smile

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 95916 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
24 Feb 2012 - 6:53 AM

Seems like you had a very successful day Terry

Adrian

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jasonrwl
jasonrwl e2 Member 4121 forum postsjasonrwl vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
24 Feb 2012 - 8:45 AM

Wonderful image
Jason

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Feb 2012 - 12:43 PM

Yes, delightful is the word I think.
Very well done.

B.

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Feb 2012 - 5:53 PM

A gorgeous image Terry, and it's the light that makes this one for me.

John Smile

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teocali
teocali e2 Member 6235 forum poststeocali vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
24 Feb 2012 - 6:16 PM

Simply superb, Terry. Wonderful light and colours with the in-flight bee a bonus.
Sylvia

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Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4600 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom63 Constructive Critique Points
24 Feb 2012 - 7:54 PM

Superb shot !!!!

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Terry L
Terry L e2 Member 10577 forum postsTerry L vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
25 Feb 2012 - 1:14 PM

Many thanks for all your comments and votes, a special thank you to Sylvia for her user award.

Regards

Terry.

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