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Frangipani

By crookymonsta
Another rework today, this one had a blue cast first time round but I have now mastered a little more of the software so hopefully I have been able to improve it. This was taken on the top of the old freezer, which was textured, hence the mottled background, now have a new one with a smooth top, so it will be interesting to see what the results are going to be using that. The hover fly was a freebie, it just flew in for a visit.

Hoping that the weather will warm up again soon, spring flowers are coming out in the garden but I hate the cold and don't fancy sitting on the ground to photograph them in these temperatures.

Tags: Flowers and plants Frangipani Wildlife and nature

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ColouredImages 13 47 35 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2011 4:27PM
A super shot with some lovely light but also well controlled exposure. Spot on
Mike

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5 Mar 2011 4:37PM
a lovely shot
Jo
helenlinda Plus
10 356 22 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2011 4:49PM
Lovely - I like the softness of the colours - white on white is not easy -
lovely to have freebies drop by isn't it
Helen
CarolG Plus
11 199 20 Greece
5 Mar 2011 4:54PM
Truly beautiful, Sandra, excellent detail in the little visitor, what a cracking presentation. Carol
jaktis 13 84 Sweden
5 Mar 2011 5:39PM
A well controlled image

Peter
cabbie Plus
10 31 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2011 6:13PM
Lovely image well done

Bob
iancatch 10 4 45 England
5 Mar 2011 6:27PM
A very nice shot - would like to see it without the hover fly as it is distracting from the beauty of this shot rather than adding to it in terms of interest. The yellows and whites on a white bg are as has been said not easy but you have done a superb job here.

Ian
Mavis Plus
15 143 2 England
5 Mar 2011 7:02PM
A delicate shot Sandra , beautifully composed and pesented xx
5 Mar 2011 7:42PM
Delightful delicate colours, lovely shot and very well presented.

len
pamelajean Plus
11 1.0k 1969 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2011 8:34PM
I want to use the word delicate too, soft and serene, lovely composition with a bit of texture in the background.
Glad to be back. I see you have been away from the site for a while, too. Pamela.
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2011 8:46PM
An excellent image. The insect wasn't needed. The flowers alone were a great composition. IB
Niknut Plus
7 1.7k 76 United Kingdom
6 Mar 2011 11:16AM
A beautiful image of this flower group !....I love the 'hi-key' effect, with that nice splash of bright yellow, & I think the hover fly is a nice bonus which adds detail & scale to the shot.........though I suppose without the fly it's
another image in itself......so either version is valid, though I do prefer it with the fly !.......1st class !!
BarbaraR 11 17 1 England
6 Mar 2011 1:14PM
Very lovely.
Well done.

B.

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