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...still enjoying the close view of life, this one was taken with the 21mm lens, quite a different perspective to my normal wide angle images.

***having broadband issues just now, Virgin updating systems it seems. Can't get on line in the mornings mostly.

Lens:Carl Zeiss Makro Planar 2/100 ZE
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:A Rose Petal...
Username:Scottishlandscapes Scottishlandscapes
Uploaded:24 Aug 2012 - 11:56 AM
Tags:Flowers & plants, Lanarkshire, Landscape / travel, Scotland
Votes:Voting Disabled


PattiW  10 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2012 - 12:13 PM

Love these beautiful creamy roses, the lone petal, great presentation, Patti Smile

barbarahirst Plus Member 7barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom11 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2012 - 1:04 PM

beautiful blooms
and petal of course

woolybill1 Plus Member 9woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom66 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2012 - 1:07 PM

Everyone remembers The One that Got Away Smile
The charcoal-grey background is perfect, far softer than standard black and more appropriate to the textures of the petals. The little bit of parallax distortion in the water is a nice touch.
What camera did you use, Dougie? 21mm can cover a variety of sins!

RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2012 - 1:12 PM

Lovely fresh roses, beautifully lit and captured with the graduated dark b/g showing them off so well, Dougie.
Sorry you are having connection problems.......I have experienced such in the past and it's b-----y frustrating.

Cliff1944 Plus Member 3Cliff1944 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2012 - 1:38 PM

Some beautiful roses well captured against the dark background. The lone petal is a nice idea.

mrswoolybill Critique Team 8791 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1276 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2012 - 1:52 PM

The single fallen petal is poignant.
Interesting angle. I find tall vases difficult, for me this would work better if the petal was a little to the right. OK I'm picky...

AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2012 - 2:33 PM

Superb detail Dougie and well arranged. Actually, looking at Moira's comment, I agree. I wouldn't be able to arrange and take this at all tho'! Smile

Scottishlandscapes Plus Member 1168 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2012 - 3:06 PM

Bill it's my Canon 1Ds 111 & 21mm Zeiss Distagon.

Moira. you're quite right I realised after I took this.

Ronnie just the curve of the paper gives the graduated effect.

Thanks to all for your kind comments, I think (hope) my broadband is back working again.


andylea  737 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2012 - 4:02 PM

love the comp dougie wonderful detail and light belting bg too a cracker nice one Wink

Tynnwrlluniau Plus Member 569 forum postsTynnwrlluniau vcard Wales37 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2012 - 5:27 PM

Love it . We all blossom, bloom and wither. Wonderful capture.

EMJAYCEE Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2012 - 7:58 PM

Lovely lit image and nicely presented.

danbrann Plus Member 11546 forum postsdanbrann vcard 16 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2012 - 8:03 PM

Dougie I would prefer it if the Vase was vertical. .....it probably is but it looks as if it is leaning a bit. However It's what you think tha maters.

NDODS Plus Member 54375 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom117 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2012 - 10:04 PM

A rather impressive floral display provided by these two rather gorgeous creamy roses. Love it.

Regards Natahn

26 Aug 2012 - 6:22 AM

A lovely display of those roses. I think I don't even remember how my camera works. It's been so long since I last used it. Brother again in hospital.

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