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~ Fritillaria ~

By KKmoments
A recent purchase being as i've had no success at growing these (yet) and been confined to barracks with a chest infection for the last few days so used the excuse and opportunity today to test drive my dad's new lens..... a close up of a Fritillaria plant or 'snake head' as its more commonly known... taken in natural light positioned below my lounge window against a black b/g.... not much done other than tinkered with framing.

Thanks for the clicks/comments on my last upload, can't believe its been over a week since I did anything....!!!! Hope you all had a great w/end and thank you for viewing.

Karen Smile

Tags: Plant Flower Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Digitally manipulated Fritillaria Snakes head Snake skin

Voters: CherryMartin, ZInaNMooner, climbing_orchid and 64 more

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Beautiful shot, great colors, detail and composition.

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14 Apr 2008 10:17PM
Fab shot - superb detail and colour. Hope you are feeling better soon
Liz x
Mounters Plus
11 85 2 England
14 Apr 2008 10:18PM
The light, colour and composition are perfect!

Super shot, get well soon
lonely_oryx Plus
10 61 55 England
14 Apr 2008 10:18PM
Absolutely beautiful
bfgstew Plus
11 668 105 England
14 Apr 2008 10:32PM
Nicely taken Karen and I love the framing and comp, works well.
Buffalo_Tom Plus
11 2.3k 9 Wales
14 Apr 2008 10:35PM
Lovely image,light and detail Karen.
dianah Plus
11 24.5k 4 United Kingdom
14 Apr 2008 10:51PM
Now you have surpassed yourself Karen..this is wonderful, really unique and the frame works so well.
Like the design.
iancatch Plus
11 4 45 England
14 Apr 2008 10:52PM
Nice comp and presentation!
cantona43 Plus
12 925 4 England
14 Apr 2008 10:59PM
this is a superb shot Karen beautiful light and colour and a top class presentation
User_Removed 10 172 1 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2008 12:05AM
First class image

taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
15 Apr 2008 12:06AM
An absolutely gorgeous image, Love that you got some of the insides!

15 Apr 2008 12:19AM
Excellent detail, you have caught it so well.
TyChee Plus
13 275 1 United States
15 Apr 2008 2:12AM
Beautiful presentation.
chrissd Plus
12 304 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2008 6:11AM
this is lovely Karen, the lighting is perfect
bayleaf 10 8 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2008 6:25AM
This is beautiful Karen.

CarolG Plus
11 199 20 Greece
15 Apr 2008 6:52AM
Simply fantastic, Karen, the best image of a fritillary I have seen on the site. Carol
ColouredImages 13 47 35 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2008 7:10AM
Love this one Karen, the light is perfect as is the glimpse of the golden centre. However the presentation sets this above others in it's class
GalleryGirl 10 4 2 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2008 7:14AM
Beautiful - love the checkerboard patterns and colours are super. Love the presentation.
Marilyn x
15 Apr 2008 7:38AM
A lovely shot, hope you get better soon.
15 Apr 2008 7:58AM
Beautiful image well presented
User_Removed Junior Member 11 16 England
15 Apr 2008 9:33AM
A lovely image!
luxaeternam 10 21 1
15 Apr 2008 10:01AM
Beautiful. Nice to see the detail close up.
Smile Lucy
bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
15 Apr 2008 10:30AM
Superb presentation - good colour and nice to see some central detail.
Have a speedy recovery.
15 Apr 2008 11:52AM
This was well worth waiting for is gorgeous.
Wonderful colour, detail & clarity & love the presentation.
Well done to your dads lens as well.
pamelajean Plus
11 1.0k 1984 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2008 2:38PM
That's a real beauty, Karen, and I like the little leaf curling over at the top. The colour, light and patterns are excellent, as is the centre poking through the petals.
15 Apr 2008 2:53PM
well done on your little capture, you beat mine again, G
AlanBW Plus
11 20 England
15 Apr 2008 3:39PM
Angle, detail and presentation are excellent
Love the framing. Nice a sharp too.
Glostopcat Plus
11 255 2 England
15 Apr 2008 11:24PM
A beautiful image Karen, such wonderful detail, colour, clarity and presentation
Paul_cats Plus
12 61 22 Scotland
17 Apr 2008 8:24PM
What a superb comp with excellent light. Very detailed too. I really like this one.
rmr Plus
10 1 Wales
17 Apr 2008 9:49PM
wonderful light ,colour ,detail and presentation
piccy Plus
11 8 Wales
18 Apr 2008 5:14PM
Just lovely colours on this flower. They look so exotic.
ann_g Plus
13 19 United Kingdom
19 Apr 2008 4:10PM

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