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Petunias

By JimV
A hanging basket of petunias we have in the garden, the photo does not do it true justice as the shade of purple is much more intense, I've tried a few times (different light and time) for some reason either I, or the camera, can never get it right.

Technical: f5 @ 1/100, 36mm. ISO 160

Tags: Garden Flowers and plants Petunias Hanging basket

Voters: sunshot, imagio, stephanfowles and 31 more

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Comments


sunshot 11 24 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2008 6:46AM
WOW !!!!!!!!!!!!! jim they look absolutely beautiful, such a lovely vivid colour and you've captured them perfectly.
well done indeed

marc

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imagio 10 12 1 England
22 Aug 2008 7:35AM
Excellent detail Jim

bernie
Herge88 Plus
9 40 4 England
22 Aug 2008 9:05AM
Beautiful patterns and colour here Jim.

Best Matt
Rogerex 10 32 12 Australia
22 Aug 2008 9:35AM
The colour may not be quite what you wanted to get, but it is still beautiful.
Roger
photophantom 8 108 3 Philippines
22 Aug 2008 10:42AM
Beautiful hanging flowers Sir Jim, you captured it excellently and beautifully.
Dennis
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
22 Aug 2008 12:02PM
Purple is a difficult color I think. An overcast but bright day sometimes works well. In any event, this is gorgeous. My compliments to the gardener.
Caledonia 10 2 Scotland
22 Aug 2008 12:34PM
WOW! What a wonderful sight....the colour is amazing and yet you say it still isn't quite right!. I'd be over the moon with a photo and a hanging basket like this! Great shot.
Marie
GDCsparky 9 5 1 England
22 Aug 2008 12:47PM
Good framing of such beautiful flowers.
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
22 Aug 2008 1:52PM
Somebody knows how to grow super petunias-- Love the colors in this image!
Jennnnnn
Bob_V 9 1 2 United States
22 Aug 2008 3:11PM
What a beautiful full frame capture Jim, lovely color.
Bob
22 Aug 2008 6:17PM
soooo beautiful...love it and the frame sets it off well too
georg Plus
11 4 South Africa
22 Aug 2008 10:40PM
Beautiful!!!
Georg
Brilane 10 5 12 Wales
23 Aug 2008 2:22AM
It is a beautiful glowing colour, Jim.
Brian
CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
23 Aug 2008 6:16PM
Superb! Carol
24 Aug 2008 10:38AM
Wooooooooow, a frame full of beauty,
Johanna
chuckspics 9 14 United States
25 Aug 2008 1:32AM
prety flower shot, Chuuck
MandsH 9 England
25 Aug 2008 4:51PM
Beautiful, nice to see them in flower - mine are all soggy and stuck together with all the rain we have had
Mandy
TyChee Plus
11 275 1 United States
25 Aug 2008 6:05PM
Beautiful colors and composition.
Ty
JudeC 9 6 3 England
26 Aug 2008 9:28AM
Stunning, colourful image Jim - Jude.
georg Plus
11 4 South Africa
26 Aug 2008 2:56PM
Sorry for not always commenting on the photos. Here at Qatar Airways they believe a pilot should fly maximum hours. I would love more time on ePz and making comments. Sometimes I do, mostly I don't. All depends on the time I have. Have a splendid day!
Georg
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
26 Aug 2008 7:32PM
A fabulous framefiller Jim, delighted to be no 30 for this one. I've plenty just like these in tubs in my back garden, miraculously they've managed to survive all the wind and rain we've been having
27 Aug 2008 9:36AM
Nothing wrong with this one, well lit and balanced with a great presentation.

David
sable 8 9 7 England
27 Aug 2008 9:43AM
Absolutely beautiful - the colour is to die for they are one of my all time favourite flowers - the presentation is spot on too
piccy 10 8 Wales
1 Sep 2008 5:42PM
That's a stunning basket. I've given up growing them as the rain really ruins them. So glad I didn't bother this year.
Freda

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