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Thank you, all who looked in on "Femme Fatale"! Especial thanks to Graham (digital_boy, Leon (Tibetan), Gary (Growmore), Lillian & Ray (Billyray) for those wonderful UAs. I'd left the image on my EHD so long, as I was so uncertain about it. Today is the turn of another from the EHD, so fingers crossed you like it too!

Just in case you wonder, it's the centre of a Tulip.

If I have had to resort to just a click when viewing some of your images, sorry. I'm finding the site very slow at the moment and sometimes it has taken nearly 3 minutes for some images to show and had to rely on the tiny thumbnail versions.

Tags: Flash General Tulip Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature

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14 Jan 2013 10:07AM
Beautifully sharp throughout with great colours

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7 10 10 England
14 Jan 2013 10:27AM
Looking at this is a lovely way to deal with the awful view through my window at the moment.Smile
Wonderful detail and colour Ann.
CarolG Plus
10 199 20 Greece
14 Jan 2013 10:31AM
A beautiful full frame image, Ann, bright and sunny here, but gales forecast Sad Carol
morpheus1955 10 3 2 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2013 10:40AM
Stunning image Ann, fabulous colours and pin sharp

RonnieAG Plus
7 154 116 Scotland
14 Jan 2013 10:50AM
Beautiful macro photography, Ann: not long now till we see them in bloom again.
14 Jan 2013 11:51AM
fine capture again Ann i think we are all trawling throught the archives to see what we have.

14 Jan 2013 11:53AM
A beautiful and colourful image Ann
Herge88 Plus
9 40 4 England
14 Jan 2013 11:55AM
Superb shapes and detail in this fantastic floral image.

Best Matt
CaroleS Plus
6 429 3 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2013 11:55AM
Beautiful full frame image, well detailed!
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
14 Jan 2013 12:17PM
Beautiful abstract.

andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2013 12:18PM
fantastic detail ann brilliant colours a real cracking close up nice one Wink
SUE118 Plus
8 8 1 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2013 12:45PM
Excellent macro image.Smile
bobsblues 7 10 2 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2013 12:53PM
Great image with fantastic detail.
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2013 12:54PM
A breathtaking macro, superbly composed and captured. Exquisite detail and natural colour.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
nikshot 7 9 1 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2013 1:03PM
Classy macro work Ann, sharp as a tack and so colourful.

14 Jan 2013 1:05PM
truely beautiful ....
a wonderful macro
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
14 Jan 2013 1:06PM
A lovely close-up Ann. We really don't appreciate flowers near as much until we see them close-up like this........Sandy
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
14 Jan 2013 2:59PM
A stunning tulip view-- WOW!
Jasper87 Plus
7 1.7k 148 England
14 Jan 2013 4:31PM
Sharpness in depth, and wonderful symmetry and colours, Ann. Even the thumbnail has the wow factor!

AnnChown Plus
7 202 1 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2013 5:19PM
I do like it - a lovely burst of colour and light on this dull day!
14 Jan 2013 6:06PM
Hi Ann, excellent full frame image.. congrats for the award well deserved..

abeeror2 4 23 Australia
14 Jan 2013 6:48PM
Wow that is stunning!
hasslebladuk 7 1 6 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2013 6:58PM
This is top draw Ann
tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
14 Jan 2013 8:24PM
Is it your end, or just EPZ?

If just EPZ fire in a report

Paul_cats 11 61 22 Scotland
14 Jan 2013 9:12PM
Sunglasses required for this one. Very vibrant indeed. Nice one.
ChiliMan Plus
10 135 17 Singapore
15 Jan 2013 10:27AM
I'm so glad you're unearthing all these beauties from your EHD, Ann Smile Wowww.

What a wonderful frame-filling close-up! The detail is amazing...I mean, look at the pollen. But my favourite part of this has to be the petals, especially those beautiful purpley bits.

This is SUCH a pleasure to look at.

dmhuynh72 9 44 3 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2013 1:34PM
beautifully captured Ann, nice variety of colours in one flower.
sounds like it is cold in scotland. i am enjoying the sunshine in Vietnam, and always out with my camera at sunset/sunrise.
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2013 2:49PM
Perfectly captured Ann details so well captured
Brian65 7 2 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2013 2:58PM
Just FANTASTIC Ann. Im finding the site slow in the evening.
pamelajean Plus
11 976 1882 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2013 1:31AM
I love this kind of presentation, and you have done it so well with the tulip, with the stamens so sharp.
jaktis Plus
13 84 Sweden
16 Jan 2013 5:36AM
A radiating excellent picture

Tibetan 4 3 England
16 Jan 2013 1:24PM
Brilliant macro shot Ann, nice clear detail, spot on love it!,good colours, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinWink
16 Jan 2013 1:38PM
An exceptionally beautiful flower macro Ann. A
16 Jan 2013 6:32PM
Wow you are getting to good at this Ann it's beautiful bright and a outstanding macro image.

Hop-A-Long 10 52 1 England
16 Jan 2013 11:12PM
Superb detail and colour. Lovely close up.

annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
17 Jan 2013 8:10AM
A perfect floral star with excellent detail
superb macro image ann,well captured indeed.ray
19 Jan 2013 11:25AM
Stunning detail and wonderful vibrant colours.

19 Jan 2013 3:38PM
A beautiful full frame
19 Jan 2013 7:26PM
Brilliant macro shot. Amazing detail.
Regards, Oleg.
Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
19 Jan 2013 9:17PM
I'm not surprised to see that this lovely image is the centre of attention, such pin sharp detail in the stamens and gorgeous colours
debu 7 India
20 Jan 2013 12:01AM
Wonderful colourful detailed image.
BarbaraR 10 17 1 England
20 Jan 2013 5:26PM
A frame filled with beautiful colours and detail.
Well done.

TerryMcK 8 71 2 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2013 5:42PM
A very effective, perfectly-framed composition, Ann.
LexEquine 10 19 United States
22 Jan 2013 7:50PM
'Lovely Supermacro Floral Image' ~ Peter
24 Jan 2013 12:46PM
Smashing shot Ann, great detail and as sharp as they come!
Nice one Smile
NeilWigan Plus
6 15 16 England
26 Jan 2013 3:57PM
an explosion ofcolour.
Another close encounter, Ann, so well presented. - Raja.

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