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By cattyal  
An early upload for me as I'm actually going out for the day! I am however taking two little wooden men with me as well - fingers crossed for some photo ops.

Anyway, just a straightforward Protea today, shot in natural light against the usual black velvet. Slightly cropped, one stray leaf removed and here it is.

Tags: Flower Flowers and plants Protea

Voters: thorn, evelen, Mavis and 23 more

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ChristineL 13 39 United Kingdom
24 Mar 2006 10:44PM
Lovely light and texture,

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helenam 12 21
24 Mar 2006 10:54PM
nicely done, these are not the easiest of flowers to get a good shot of surprisingly. you've done well with this one
Jasbe 12 116 England
24 Mar 2006 11:10PM
Lovely light control in this shot Alison.
Blenkinsopp 12 320 4 England
24 Mar 2006 11:32PM
you have the art of perfect lighting
- beautifully composed image in enough light to show stunning detail
ValSaxby Plus
12 146 United Kingdom
24 Mar 2006 11:59PM
Superb colours and presentation.
25 Mar 2006 2:47AM
very pretty - love the colors and composition!
terry_cavner 13 332 United Kingdom
25 Mar 2006 8:01AM
User_Removed 15 268
25 Mar 2006 8:18AM
Nice sense of texture. Did the boys enjoy their day out?! Ali Smile
cattyal Plus
13 8.5k 6 England
25 Mar 2006 11:45AM
Thank you everyone Smile

Indeed these aren't the easiest of flowers to photograph Helen - however having paid 2 for it I felt I had to try and will continue trying!

Sadly the boys didn't see light of day in the end Ali. The day started bright but by the time I reached my destination the rain had set in and I decided they were best kept in the dry. At least the pony had a lucky escape as I had been planning on using her as a prop!

The only shots taken today were en route - I was a passenger in the car so fortunately was able to dig out the camera to photograph a couple of Lama travelling in a trailer in front of the car Smile They weren't exactly EPZ standard shots but fun nevertheless.

25 Mar 2006 11:33PM
lovely image,good lighting and composition
BerthaDBluze 13 19
26 Mar 2006 6:17PM
Lovely lighting, colors, and textures! Smile
Mavis Plus
16 143 2 England
28 Mar 2006 1:52AM
Very beautiful indeed Alison . Like the subdued lighting .xx
evelen 13 5 England
31 Mar 2006 7:50AM
lovely shot these are lovely flowers,
thorn 13 124 2 Scotland
1 Apr 2006 11:28PM
Stunning macro work and angle and clarity.Take care.AnnSmile

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