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Good morning all, after a heavy night of rain the sun is peeping through the cloudsGrinGrin
Thank you to all for your c & c's and a HUGE thank you to Caziwinkles and Bob Howell for their UA's
I have another Cosmos flower today captured in strong winds
Enjoy your MondayGrinGrin

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D5100 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:40mm f/2.8 G
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:22 May 2013 - 4:18 PM
Focal Length:40mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.9
Aperture:f/3.5
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Petals in the wind
Username:ColleenA ColleenA
Uploaded:27 May 2013 - 7:35 AM
Tags:Cosmos, Flowers & plants
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Caziwinkles
27 May 2013 - 7:45 AM

Such a gorgeous colour Colleen - with excellent DoF - and beautifully presented. Smile

Carol

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27 May 2013 - 7:59 AM

Another beautiful image Colleen,
Fred.

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Jocelia
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27 May 2013 - 8:01 AM

You can almost see the petals fluttering, just lovely….GrinGrinGrin

We too had heavy rain last night and so welcome it was too…..

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27 May 2013 - 8:04 AM

Beautiful image! Elegant and colourful! Grin
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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  3 India1 Constructive Critique Points
27 May 2013 - 8:05 AM

Very very beautiful picture.

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Hermanus
Hermanus  3 South Africa
27 May 2013 - 8:20 AM

Good morning Colleen !! Another lovely Cosmos !! Wind is blowing very strong here but the sun is out Smile I believe the next cold front will hit you by Wednesday and us on Thursday Smile have a great day !!

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WhiteRose1
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27 May 2013 - 8:52 AM

Windflower is another name for anemone but this could have been a contender, Colleen Smile

Dave

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User_Removed
27 May 2013 - 8:53 AM

A super capture Colleen, great comp' and DOF, very hard to do in a strong wind.
Regards, Alf.

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Lillian
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27 May 2013 - 8:55 AM

These are looking so beautiful
and you certainly are making the most of them and the lens Colleen
well done
Lillian

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helenlinda
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27 May 2013 - 9:02 AM

A great feel of movement Colleen - lovely colour too.
Helen

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HuddersfieldHil

Fabulously delicate beautiful colourSmileSmile

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netta1234
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27 May 2013 - 9:07 AM

Beautiful and such a delicate flowerSmile
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27 May 2013 - 9:12 AM

Wonderful colours

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Tish1
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27 May 2013 - 9:15 AM

Stunning colour Colleen and thank you so much for the UA I've only just seen it.

Tish

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prabhusinha
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27 May 2013 - 9:21 AM

I too experiment the same flower in every winter,fascinates me a lot.

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howdog
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27 May 2013 - 9:31 AM

Love the colour's and the DOF Smile
Iain

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Mrsbass
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27 May 2013 - 9:46 AM

Gorgeous Colleen - love the dof and presentation - the colour is stunning.

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27 May 2013 - 9:52 AM

Lovely shot...

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KingBee
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27 May 2013 - 10:03 AM

A strong image, with excellent colour.

Regards.

Bob

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HarrietH
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27 May 2013 - 10:05 AM

Really lovely.

Harriet

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DicksPics
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27 May 2013 - 10:40 AM

A really beautiful image, Colleen - I love the way the blurry background makes the subject stand out!

Richard

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27 May 2013 - 11:13 AM


Quote: Gorgeous Colleen - love the dof and presentation - the colour is stunning.

Summed up beautifully SmileSmile

Rod

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27 May 2013 - 11:15 AM

A super image Colleen, well capturedSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile


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27 May 2013 - 11:26 AM

such rich colours Colleen.

Bob

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27 May 2013 - 11:59 AM

Beautiful PINK... how lovely.Smile

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27 May 2013 - 12:21 PM

A lovely imageSmile
Carole

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27 May 2013 - 12:35 PM

You excel at flower images and this one is another cracker!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ryan

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27 May 2013 - 2:38 PM

Another lovely cosmos shot, we have got the rain to-day.

Take care, Myra

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27 May 2013 - 3:27 PM

A very beautiful image, such lovely colours.

Jenny Smile

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AnnJ  3 Scotland
27 May 2013 - 3:50 PM

Lovely image, do miss fields of cosmos ! Ann.

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27 May 2013 - 3:58 PM

So lovely and nicely presented shot.

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ChristineD
27 May 2013 - 4:19 PM

very beautiful picture

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27 May 2013 - 4:36 PM

Great DOF, a wonderful shot,

Ali GrinGrin

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27 May 2013 - 4:45 PM

You certainly seem to be getting your money's worth from your new macro lens, Colleen! Wink And you've got these close-ups mastered too Smile Another stunning capture Wink
Trev Smile

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27 May 2013 - 4:46 PM

I used to avoid taking photos in the wind but seeing yours, I might have to have a rethink!
Beautiful once again.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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27 May 2013 - 6:24 PM

Lovely DOF in this image.

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27 May 2013 - 6:25 PM

Excellent capture and presentation !
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27 May 2013 - 7:23 PM

Beautiful close up

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27 May 2013 - 7:34 PM

Lovely colours and presentation

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morpheus1955
27 May 2013 - 7:40 PM

Stunning shot Colleen, fabulous colour and excellent detail, beautifully captured

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27 May 2013 - 10:57 PM

Beautiful shot Colleen. Cathy

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28 May 2013 - 7:49 PM

lovely bokeh, a real beauty.

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30 May 2013 - 7:49 PM

Such a beautiful colour and lovely dof again Smile

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