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A Walk on the Wild Side

By Gerryrys
Hi Each

Left the big lens at home today and went for a walk in the countryside with my little macro. The birds get a day in peace and my back gets a break from carrying all that heavy stuff around.

Taking pictures of wild flowers is much more time consuming than I thought. You spend the morning snapping away, then the afternoon with your head in a book trying to work out what on earth you have photographed. Anyway, I think this is Hogweed (Heracleum spondylium), but to be honest I have looked at so many books and references that I am by now totally confused. I think I need to go and lie down. Grin

Enjoy the rest of your day. GrinGrin

Gerry

Tags: Flowers and plants Wild flower

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Comments


23 Aug 2012 3:28PM
fine detail and dof very nice

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AnnChown Plus
6 198 1 United Kingdom
23 Aug 2012 3:51PM
It's very beautiful and I love the oof flower behind. The black background shows it off very well. I'm not sure what it is, I'm afraid.
Ann
gary_d Plus
8 576 13 Wales
23 Aug 2012 4:03PM
Nice selective focus, one thing about a macro lens is your pretty sure of coming back with an image of some kind, the big lens and birds now that's a different matter. - gary
23 Aug 2012 4:15PM
Can't confirm or deny this one I'm afraid - but whatever it is you have recorded it's beauty very well indeed!! Love the dof. Lou
danbrann Plus
11 582 16
23 Aug 2012 4:33PM
Great selective focusing almost producing a reflection behind .A lovely effect.
Brian65 7 2 United Kingdom
23 Aug 2012 5:58PM
Nice one Gerry, just right to put a butterfly on.TongueTongueWinkWink
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WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
23 Aug 2012 9:03PM
Whatever it is you've done it proud, Gerry.

Dave
carper123 Plus
4 892 8 United Kingdom
23 Aug 2012 9:44PM
Great shot Gerry, i like your creative use of dof here, very effective and i like the composition.
Well done.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmile
24 Aug 2012 1:11AM
Nice comp with strong detail..................


Paul.
Looking at this first time Gerry makes me think. But then taking it all in I find
it a beautifully done composition. Well done. WesternRed.
FeatherFriend 8 38 217 England
24 Aug 2012 2:34PM
Lovely selective focus Gerry,
Geoff.

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