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Poppy pepperpot

By oldgreyheron      
Prowling the garden with the IXUS gave rise to another close up opportunity. This seed head knocked horizontal by the snow had nevertheless survived the hard weather in a depleted state!

Thanks to all for recent votes and comments.

Tags: Poppy Flowers and plants Seed head

Voters: andylea, Willmer, taggart and 9 more

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taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
18 Mar 2011 12:36AM
I do like this seed pod --getting ready to scatter its flowers for another summer--- Good Eyes!

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LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
18 Mar 2011 5:35AM
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
18 Mar 2011 6:59AM
Lovely concept at play here. I like your image.
davewaine 11 141 3 England
18 Mar 2011 7:16AM
Nice bit of differential focus, Mike. What lies beyond the seed pod used to be called a 'blurred background'. Now, apparently, we have to call it 'bokeh (which I think is Japanese for 'blurred background'). Jargon infests everything sooner or later. There are a few burnt out highlights on the pod. If you shoot RAW, you could probably pull in the detail on them in your computer - but I'm not sure whether an Ixus does RAW.

francisg 14 705 1 United Kingdom
18 Mar 2011 9:21AM
A lovely sharp macro shot.
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
18 Mar 2011 9:50AM
brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
19 Mar 2011 2:37PM
Absolutely beautiful macro work. Superb!

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