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By RonnieAG
Apologies if I click only later as we are rather busy: Jasmine has chosen to spring clean the loft, and it's snowingSadSad. Today's image is of an orchid recently purchased and photographed in my usual way.

Many thanks to all who supported Hey Diddle Diddle, There's Another In The Middle.


Tags: Orchid Flowers and plants Indoor shot Available daylight only Black card bandg White card reflector Pink veined

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ali63 Plus
6 775 1 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2013 1:20PM
Beautiful image,


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gwynn56 6 87 England
22 Mar 2013 1:23PM
beautiful capture I like the colouring
Simply beautiful Ronnie. So crisp too.GrinGrinGrin

Caziwinkles 5 3 1 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2013 1:27PM
Gorgeous orchid! Very well presented and love the colours.
We got loads of snow too!! Smile

Nikonuser1 Plus
5 153 16 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2013 1:28PM
A great image RonnieSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

cabbie Plus
11 31 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2013 1:32PM
Another top notch floral image Ronnie

22 Mar 2013 1:45PM
Super image Ronnie, like the colour, composition and detail,
gary_d 10 576 13 Wales
22 Mar 2013 2:04PM
No snow here thankfully but its wet and cold, this brightens the day Ronnie, now get back up the loft before Jasmine shouts at you. - gary
22 Mar 2013 2:05PM
An excellent image, Ronnie!
One to aspire to, again!!WinkWink
Good luck with the spring clean!
No snow in the West Midlands.....yet!!
NeilWigan Plus
7 17 16 England
22 Mar 2013 2:10PM
lovely colour and detail.
fentiger Plus
17 918 24 England
22 Mar 2013 2:21PM
Beautiful work as ever from the KS.

CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
22 Mar 2013 2:32PM
What a beauty, Ronnie, I'm not surprised you couldn't resist buying it Smile Carol
EAS 9 1 13 Scotland
22 Mar 2013 2:32PM
Beautiful colours. Good luck with that snow! For once looks as though we might miss it - probably shouldn't have said that! TongueWink

Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
22 Mar 2013 2:35PM
As classy a photograph as ever Ronnie !! Excellent Smile
TyChee 13 275 1 United States
22 Mar 2013 2:38PM
Beautifully captured.
capto Plus
6 5.2k 8 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2013 2:41PM
Beautiful image of a beautiful flower.Smile

adrian_w Plus
10 3.7k 4 England
22 Mar 2013 2:41PM
Another good one Ronnie. Lovely colouring in this one. Unfortunately I lost mine in the cold this year.
The Botanics Orchid Fair is on April 20/21 this year if you're interested. I'll be there on the SOS stand Sat morning, if you make it stop & say hello.
22 Mar 2013 2:50PM
Beautiful image, superb composition makes a very classy photograph. As **** says 'one to aspire to'
netta1234 6 382 2 Wales
22 Mar 2013 2:57PM
Beautiful image of a lovely detailed flowerSmile
Lillian Plus
9 22 17 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2013 3:14PM
Oh come on Jasmine...spring cleaning!Sad
and the loft! when it's warmer..please
Ronnie this is so good without a white frame around and all the black together
showing off this beautifully captured Orchid
perfect image
no snow hereGrin
John_Horner 12 12 2 England
22 Mar 2013 3:28PM
Lovely shot.
Super colours and lighting too.

TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
22 Mar 2013 3:32PM
Top-notch work yet again, Ronnie - the sort of work suited to this supposedly 'Spring like' weather! Wink
Trev Smile
johnjo58 7 2 5 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2013 3:32PM
A classic KSS image Ronnie, excellent
nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
22 Mar 2013 3:34PM
They look great and so sharp and contrasting against the black background.
User_Removed 5 4 1 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2013 3:36PM
Another stunning image. How do you guys get such a black background or do you lay the flower on a black cloth or something? Sorry to ask but would like to give this a go sometime!! A great picture Ronnie

andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2013 4:07PM
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2013 4:22PM
Exquisite, simply exquisite.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
22 Mar 2013 4:25PM
A lovely image Ronnie, so beautiful Smile
Working well Ronnie, you still have the midas touch , another one to ponder over, loft cleaning now there's a job been there done that many times in the past.

Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
22 Mar 2013 4:44PM
Excellent shape and lovely colour especially with the black on black background, Ronnie.

morpheus1955 11 3 2 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2013 4:54PM
Beautiful shot Ronnie, fabulous colours and detail, beautifully captured and presented

richmowil Plus
9 352 2 England
22 Mar 2013 4:54PM
Simple and colourful with nice clarity! I like it a lot!!
Meheecho 5 275 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2013 4:58PM
A first class image beautifully composed and presented
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
22 Mar 2013 5:03PM
Excellent choices made for this fine capture!
22 Mar 2013 5:38PM
Gorgeous Ronnie, you do these SO well.

John Smile
22 Mar 2013 6:15PM
Absolutely beautiful colours and presentation.
rayme330 6 17 1 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2013 6:17PM
Wonderful KS study Ronnie.

22 Mar 2013 7:53PM
Beautiful crisp clear detail and colours lovelySmile
22 Mar 2013 7:54PM
Simply beautiful
9 10 10 England
22 Mar 2013 7:56PM
Your "usual way" always produces a beautiful image Ronnie.
pamelajean Plus
12 1.1k 2024 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2013 9:12PM
Orchids display themselves so beautifully, all they need is a black background and a touch of the Ronnie magic.
Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2013 9:44PM
Taken with your usual flare and a wonderful result with this stunning flower.
23 Mar 2013 1:33AM
Hi Ronnie, this is really excellent image of the Orchid, lovely flower and you have captured it to the perfection.. Really excellent... loved the black background..

Ray42 10 3 England
23 Mar 2013 7:26AM
An excellent capture
23 Mar 2013 8:26AM
Excellent colour and detail in this image Ronnie. Really stands out against the black background
geffers7 Plus
7 51 1 United Kingdom
23 Mar 2013 9:23AM
Beautiful image Ronnie - such detail.
CaroleS Plus
8 433 3 United Kingdom
23 Mar 2013 10:14AM
An elegant flower shown off to perfection against that black background.
Brian65 9 2 United Kingdom
23 Mar 2013 12:21PM
Superb image Ronnie, a work of art indeed. Good luck with the loft.SmileTongueWink
jdinne 15 16 England
23 Mar 2013 12:24PM
Another stunning presentation from the world famous KS studio Ronnie. Superb detail.


BarbaraR 12 17 1 England
23 Mar 2013 6:02PM
Such a beautifully marked flower.
Very pretty against the black b/g.

(can just see 3 grey triangles to the edges though)

annettep38 Plus
7 218 40 Costa Rica
24 Mar 2013 1:27AM
Perfect detail and arrangement as usual!
You made the best of the weather!
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
27 Mar 2013 4:11PM
A real class act Ronnie, this is such a gorgeous orchid and you've captured its markings quite beautifully
29 Mar 2013 11:59AM
fine capture light perfect as is the colour and detail


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