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26 Mar 2012 7:24PM
Wow this is a stunner
Mike

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jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
26 Mar 2012 7:30PM
A beautiful presentation

Peter
Alvar 9 23 2 France
26 Mar 2012 7:32PM
Yes this is stunningSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
Alvar
KarenFB Plus
9 4.6k 167 England
26 Mar 2012 7:38PM
Wow! Aren't they pretty!?! The colours and details are fantastic. Personally, I think I would have liked the stems included - but that is just a minor point, and probably just me! Smile
Karrol 7 29 England
26 Mar 2012 7:48PM
Beautiful! Like what you have done and looks as if you are developing a "style" to your work- keep it up so we can enjoy more!Grin
Irishkate Plus
5 33 92 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2012 7:52PM
These pack a punch!Very beautiful. Must check out your portfolio.GrinGrinKate
EMJAYCEE Plus
6 9 10 England
26 Mar 2012 7:59PM
Very beautiful.
Joan.
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
26 Mar 2012 8:02PM
Beautifully captured and presented pair, well lit and with great detail recorded, Pamela.
Ronnie.
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
26 Mar 2012 8:43PM
Spectacular in color and comp!
mikbee 8 3 8 Scotland
26 Mar 2012 9:30PM
Bright and breezy this one Pamela !!
Good colour.
Super shot.
Mick.
posty57 8 6 2 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2012 9:41PM
Absolutely superb Pamela. Love it Smile

Barry
franken Plus
13 3.8k 4 Wales
26 Mar 2012 10:05PM
Beautiful image Pamela.

Ken
SlowSong Plus
7 5.8k 29 England
26 Mar 2012 10:16PM
So beautifully and clearly separated from the b/g. Excellent detail. Like they're floating in space.
Chris
xwang Plus
6 32 7
26 Mar 2012 10:33PM
Ahh.. flying poppy... beautiful clean image. I can never get such clarity, superb!
BTW, thank you very much for your helpful comments, Pamela. Best wishes Smile
netta1234 Plus
3 292 2 Wales
26 Mar 2012 10:42PM
Fantastic pair,love the colour.
NettaSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
AnnChown Plus
6 197 1 United Kingdom
26 Mar 2012 10:45PM
Stunning colour and detail!
Ann
27 Mar 2012 3:54AM
Superb image, wonderful colour..........Sandy
CarolG Plus
9 192 18 Greece
27 Mar 2012 6:24AM
How very beautiful, Pamela, a gorgeous colour and a great presentation. Carol
27 Mar 2012 5:23PM
Great detail and focussing on the flowers complimented with a great background...... Martin
27 Mar 2012 5:51PM
Gorgeous floating Poppies Pam, and such a wonderful colour.

John Smile
Alvar 9 23 2 France
27 Mar 2012 7:23PM
BeautifulSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
Alvar
bricurtis Plus
10 2.0k 49 England
27 Mar 2012 8:05PM
Fabulous frilly detail and lovely colour Pamela. I would have liked a bit of foliage in this but that takes nothing from your work on this.
Brian.
Lillian Plus
6 21 16 United Kingdom
27 Mar 2012 8:33PM
They look like they are floating here Pamela, so detailed and wonderful colours
a real winner
Lillian
ChiliMan Plus
9 135 17 Singapore
27 Mar 2012 11:13PM
This is divine, Pamela, and the backgrounding you've done is just perfect. And the detail in the middle!

Tell you what I find most impressive, though...that flash was used and there's no burnout anywhere. Good control Smile

Andrew
saeidNL 6 3 Netherlands
27 Mar 2012 11:19PM
Stunning image, great colours ,nice light and lovely detail..
saeid
pamelajean Plus
10 949 1785 United Kingdom
27 Mar 2012 11:20PM
KAREN and BRIAN.
I really do appreciate your observations and suggestions, they give me food for thought.
This is not an excuse, just an explanation, because I also like stems and a bit of foliage most of the time.
The card that I take when visiting gardens has a cut to the middle, with a circular cut at the end (in the centre), so that I can fit it onto the flower stem, just under the flower, and it doesn't need holding, so I have my hands free.
I could have taken a shot of the leaves and stem, and added them in, I suppose. I have done that beforeWink.
Pamela.
KarenFB Plus
9 4.6k 167 England
28 Mar 2012 7:24AM
Mmm. A difficult one! The only thing I could think of doing is placing a peg gently on the stem (under the card), as far down the stem as needed - though that might give you other problems. But, as you are so good with manipulations perhaps your idea of taking a picture of the stem/foliage will give a more pleasing result.

After saying that, Brian and I seem to be in the minority, so in the end you must please yourself - if you are happy with the end result then it's Perfect! Grin
BarbaraR Plus
9 16 1 England
28 Mar 2012 11:10AM
Very lovely raggy poppies.
Like the colour toning corners too.

B.
28 Mar 2012 3:17PM
Well, I like them as they are, stems or no stems! Wink Simply stunning, Pamela, beautifully captured Smile
Trev Smile
Jocelia Plus
4 2 1 Australia
29 Mar 2012 1:00AM
These blooms are so unusual Pamela, it is delightful with what you have done
with them too……….Just lovely……..
Jocelia
ChiliMan Plus
9 135 17 Singapore
29 Mar 2012 5:22PM
Pamela, thank you so much for sharing with us the card you use and its cuts. Very useful information for me.

KarenFB, thanks for the mention of the peg. Another useful nugget.

A Smile
banehawi Plus
11 1.3k 3354 Canada
29 Mar 2012 7:48PM
Just super detail.


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evelen 11 5 England
30 Mar 2012 6:51PM
wonderful image .
eve.Smile
Glostopcat Plus
9 255 2 England
1 Apr 2012 2:07PM
And a perfect pair they are too Pamela, you've photographed and presented them so expertly.
1 Apr 2012 3:08PM
Fabulous image beautifully presented.
pluckyfilly Plus
9 350 33 United Kingdom
1 Apr 2012 8:14PM
mmmmmmmmm poppies, my favourite flower so much detail to these it would be difficult not to like them but I might agree about a little foliageWink
Niknut Plus
5 1.1k 68 United Kingdom
3 Apr 2012 9:36PM
Ooooooo....missed this beauty ??

Superb shot !!.....love the arrangement within the frame...& such gorgeous colours & quality !!!!
pamelajean Plus
10 949 1785 United Kingdom
3 Apr 2012 9:38PM
A big thankyou to all who have voted and commented, and to CarolG for her User Award. Thanks, Carol.
Mavis Plus
13 143 2 England
4 Apr 2012 8:02PM
How delicately beautiful Pamela . Top marks for you carrying green card around Exbury !I shall be around there in the next 3 weeks , doubt I shall have any coloured card about my person Wink xx
NeilWigan Plus
5 11 15 England
6 Apr 2012 7:56PM
lovely work Pamela,nice presentation.
14 Apr 2012 10:54PM
Wow!! amazing!! Just love thisSmile/ Mina
cassiecat 7 39 46 England
18 Apr 2012 8:06PM
pretty and frilly.lesley
1881 3 India
19 Apr 2012 8:29PM
Vary beautiful image.
SANJEV
Tibetan 3 3 England
6 Jul 2012 12:53PM
I keep coming back and looking at your flower photo's I think they are brilliant!each to his or her own as they say love these, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
sallybea 5 41 United Kingdom
11 Aug 2012 11:24PM
Beautiful presentation and simply stunning colour, thanks for sharing
Sally

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