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Droopy Head

By MrsS    
So after the rip-roaring success of yesterday's upload (NOT!) back to safer waters Wink

Another ENGLISH Bluebell from our morning out at Fariy Glen, Parbold.

This was was clinging to the edge of a 10 foot drop to the not so raging (perhaps just a bit more than trickling!) torrent below. So I sat down and managed to use the rocks as a back-drop.

1/30sec @f5.6 ISO100 (shorter DoF, Neil, any better?)

Thanks for looking - - soon be the weekend Wink
Right I can hear a bottle of Magners calling gently from the fridge! Catch you all later Smile

Cheers! (literally!)
Fran x Grin

Tags: Flower Flowers and plants Close-up and macro English Bluebell Fairy glen Parbold Wildlife and nature

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Comments


NickBrandon 10 29 United Kingdom
7 May 2008 8:34PM
Nice shot Fran.

DOF is fine, focused sharply with good blue colurs,

Nick

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newy17 11 273 United Kingdom
7 May 2008 8:39PM
Nicely composed and captured fran,enjoy your magner's..
ian
martin.w 15 501 22 United Kingdom
7 May 2008 8:39PM
Like the way you have arranged the grass and flowers in height order Wink
LesF 11 182 9
7 May 2008 9:00PM
Good one Fran

Les F
bfgstew 11 668 105 England
7 May 2008 9:06PM
Nice one Fran.
Enjoy the Magners, hic. LOL.
Stew
MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
7 May 2008 9:12PM
Thanks Nick, Ian, Martin, Les and Stew Smile

Magners is going down a treat, Guys! Wink

Fran xx
chase Plus
12 1.1k 246 England
7 May 2008 9:15PM
Lovely depth of colour Fran..went to find some today together with a ruin I had been told about,enjoyed myself but not many Bluebells around in this neck of the woods Sad
xstevex 9 89 1 England
7 May 2008 9:40PM
nice image
opps have i forgot again?
steve
MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
7 May 2008 9:42PM
Thanks Janet and Steve Smile

Steve, we'll just put it down to your age Wink Wink
Ta Hon Smile

Fran x
cameracat 13 8.6k 61 Norfolk Island
7 May 2008 10:08PM
Super image & Well presented too......Smile
MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
7 May 2008 10:12PM
Thanks Vince Smile

Fran x
jaktis 13 84 Sweden
8 May 2008 3:15AM
Beautiful composition and well presented

Peter
AlleyCatz 11 274 6 England
8 May 2008 7:44AM

Quote: Right I can hear a bottle of Magners calling gently from the fridge!


We have bottles of wine in our fridge that do that!

The colours are spot on Fran...Not many bluebells around here Sad


~Alley~
8 May 2008 8:59AM
Lovely comp and colours.
Haydn
MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
8 May 2008 7:27PM
Thanks Peter, Alley and Haydn Smile

Doubt I'll get owt up now before we go away, so catch you all after the NW meet (may be a while till my liver recovers!) Wink

Cheers!
Fran x
javam Plus
13 1.1k 19 United Kingdom
8 May 2008 8:49PM

Quote:(shorter DoF, Neil, any better?)


Yes! Wink but if you had a faster lens a couple more stops would be perfect. Maybe time for a nice fast 50mm?

They stand out well against the background though and I think you would be struggling to do better with the kit lens.

Neil
MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
8 May 2008 8:58PM
Not the kit lens, Neil, that's 18-55mm but not far off Wink

Thanks Hon Smile

Fran x
javam Plus
13 1.1k 19 United Kingdom
9 May 2008 12:45AM
Sorry, demonstrating my ignorance of the canon lens line-up!

Still think you should get a fifty and a 10-20 and....Wink
anpix 9 88 United Kingdom
11 May 2008 8:30AM
Great photo lovely i tried blue bells i didn't work out great though
MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
11 May 2008 7:47PM
LOL Neil, have a word with himself, will you, persuade him to "treat" me! Wink

Thanks Andrew, keep trying, it took me quite a while to get the hang of it Smile

Fran x
17 May 2008 9:33PM
Good to see a classic 'bell' shot. You have managed to really isolate these. Had a go at the bells myself so will be posting more soon. Keep up the good work.

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