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Back to France, but thought would continue with flowers from there
a road side shot...and straightened..truly!!
was a dull and windy day driving around seeing and taking photos of...whatever, as you do!Grin

V2 another of the poppies

Thanks for stopping by and leaving your comments, especially on such a hot day!

Off tomorrow to BWC in Lingfield

Lillian

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF70-200mm f/4L USM +1.4x
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:19 Jun 2013 - 1:45 PM
Focal Length:280mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/11.0
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Red ...White...Blue
Username:Lillian Lillian
Uploaded:14 Jul 2013 - 10:42 AM
Tags:Flowers & plants, France, Garden wall, General, Landscape / travel, Poppies
Votes:Voting Disabled
Views:250
Unique Views:85
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

Comments

debu
debu  5 India
14 Jul 2013 - 10:43 AM

Lovely image.
debu

Joline
Joline Plus Member 9Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 10:44 AM

I"d clone out that bit of poppy in the upper left, but otherwise v1 is gorgeous.

andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 10:46 AM

v1 for me today lillian love the comp a cracker nice one Wink
andy

Philip_H
Philip_H  3 United Kingdom
14 Jul 2013 - 10:46 AM

Love V1 - super image.

P.

Last Modified By Philip_H at 14 Jul 2013 - 10:47 AM
cabbie
cabbie Plus Member 825 forum postscabbie vcard United Kingdom
14 Jul 2013 - 10:47 AM

Lovely images Lillian

Bob

Chant57
Chant57 Plus Member 9395 forum postsChant57 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 10:49 AM

V1 for me too Lillian. As Joline suggested I'd clone out the rogue poppy left of frame on the white board, it just cleans up the background lines . A very minor point, love the graphic qualities of the background against the random cheerfulness of the poppies. This would look good on canvas to bring cheer on dull drab winter days.
C

raygregson
raygregson Plus Member 7raygregson vcard United Kingdom
14 Jul 2013 - 10:52 AM

two excellent images Lillian,super colours.ray

Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 6Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 10:55 AM

OK
advice taken..check out V3 must confess..V1 straight out of camera with frame added!!..
now worked on and if so many of you kind people had not of commented
would have deleted..thanks everyone

widtink
widtink  3406 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 11:05 AM

Fantastic Lillian would make for a great poster / canvas GrinGrinGrin

Rod

Chant57
Chant57 Plus Member 9395 forum postsChant57 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 11:05 AM

Yay! Now all you want is it printing on canvas ! Seriously, wish it were in my portfolio of poppy images, it's gorgeous.

Joline
Joline Plus Member 9Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 11:10 AM

V3 is such a wonderfully improved image....what a difference a little tweak makesSmileSmile

morpheus1955
14 Jul 2013 - 11:14 AM

Lovely set of images Lillian, excellent composition and colours, love them Smile

Hugh

Caziwinkles
14 Jul 2013 - 11:21 AM

Red, white and blue...gorgeous! Such wonderful images Lillian. I agree - would look fab enlarged on a wall. Smile

Carol

Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom84 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 11:22 AM

A new slant on a popular flower.
The blue adds an artistic touch. Leaning towards V2.
KateGrinGrinGrin

johnlw
johnlw  8 United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 11:23 AM

A good combination of that background with the very bright and lively foreground.Smile
Regards John.

ugly
ugly Plus Member 7ugly vcard United Kingdom56 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 11:30 AM

I think V3 is more for my eyes today..
Well taken..

Dave

RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 11:38 AM

Three lovely shots, Lillian, and I go along with Joline's comment too.
Excellent compositions, detail and colour capture.
Ronnie,

Mrsbass
Mrsbass  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 12:01 PM

Three stunners Lillian - love the Blue cross behind the red poppies, very though provoking. Beautiful.

rontear
rontear Plus Member 12rontear vcard England7 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 12:05 PM

Ever popular Lillian and patrioticWink
Ron.

rayme330
rayme330 Plus Member 3rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 12:09 PM

Mrsbass has said what I was thinking. Grin

Ray

NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 44244 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom116 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 12:15 PM

A beautiful image Lillian, I love the connection between the St Andrews cross and the rich red of the poppies in all making a wonderful unionist compilation.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

Last Modified By NDODS at 14 Jul 2013 - 12:15 PM
Hermanus
Hermanus  3 South Africa
14 Jul 2013 - 12:31 PM

Stunning work Lillian !! Beautiful images !

Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred vcard Wales
14 Jul 2013 - 12:40 PM

Beautiful images Lillian, V2 a slight favourite,
Fred.

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 7TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 1:02 PM

A well seen shot, Lillian, great combination of colours, and go for V3 as my fave Wink
Trev Smile

Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 1:09 PM

Well spotted and captured Lillian, super images, V1 for meSmile


Cliff

graceland
graceland  102524 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 1:11 PM

very nice

kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise Plus Member 3421 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 2:13 PM

Beautiful Lillian. V1 for me. I'm trying to fina a poppy field. Sadly a lack of greenery amongst other things in Dudley Blush

Kathryn

GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis Plus Member 2GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 2:38 PM

Beautiful compositions, Lillian especially V1 !
George

Rende
Rende Plus Member 837 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 2:53 PM

Lovely composition and colours Lillian!
Rende

AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 4:12 PM

It's good to see them against a different background from the normal fields. I agree v3 is better with that crop but a true find.
Ann

ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 3302 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 4:30 PM


Quote: It's good to see them against a different background from the normal fields. I agree v3 is better with that crop but a true find.
Ann

Ann summed it up...great captures Lillian

netta1234
netta1234 Plus Member 3252 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 5:35 PM

Three bright and beautiful images LillianSmile
NettaSmile

capto
capto Plus Member 32612 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 5:38 PM

The red, white and blue all together, that couldn't be missed. Excellent set.Smile

ivor

BarbaraR
BarbaraR  9 England1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 5:50 PM

I thought Finland's flag when I first saw this !
A beautiful capture, great colours.
Especially like your V3.

B.

DicksPics
DicksPics Plus Member 4DicksPics vcard United Kingdom11 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 5:50 PM

A fabulous set, Lillian - well observed and well taken!

Richard

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 6:02 PM

I like the composition of V2 Lillian - it's my favourite. Smile
Joan.

fentiger
fentiger Plus Member 14915 forum postsfentiger vcard England23 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 6:15 PM


Quote: I"d clone out that bit of poppy in the upper left, but otherwise v1 is gorgeous.

My thoughts exactly.

Albert

EileenH
EileenH  2 United Kingdom
14 Jul 2013 - 6:37 PM

Beautiful Smile

Eileen

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 7LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 6:42 PM

The background is enhanced by the poppies and vice verca. Well observed, very well taken and obligingly modified.

Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 6:56 PM

Great trio of poppy flowers.GrinGrinGrin
Ron

janlea
janlea Plus Member 3janlea vcard United Kingdom
14 Jul 2013 - 7:08 PM

Three beautiful images Lillian, V1 is my favourite Smile
Jan

taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 7:19 PM

envious of these images---brilliant use of color and found location!

Very hot and humidity is very high-- that equals miserable! here!

lifesnapper
lifesnapper Plus Member 9lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 7:21 PM

A charming Trio here Lillian, well spotted and very well taken.

John Smile

JuBarney
JuBarney Plus Member 4JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 7:26 PM

Beautiful, esp. V1
Ju

richmowil
richmowil Plus Member 6307 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 8:04 PM

V1 Class image Lillian!!

hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk Plus Member 5hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 8:15 PM

Excellent set of images Lillian
mike

User_Removed
14 Jul 2013 - 8:18 PM

Super set of images.
Alf.

Holmewood
Holmewood Plus Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
14 Jul 2013 - 10:27 PM

Shows you how observant I am as I had not picked up on the Poppy in V1 but must admit V3 is better. Cathy

Lynniesefforts
Lynniesefforts Plus Member 4Lynniesefforts vcard Australia
14 Jul 2013 - 11:46 PM

Lovely compliment of those colours, poppies are one of my favourite flowers, I dont see them much here in Oz..GrinGrin

Lynette GrinGrin

annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 4204 forum postsannettep38 vcard Costa Rica34 Constructive Critique Points
15 Jul 2013 - 10:37 AM

what a fine flag Smile
repopplic of summer is the country methinks

ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jul 2013 - 2:45 PM

I LOVE that view in V1, Lillian...wow...

...good eyes Smile

Andrew

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9251 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jul 2013 - 11:28 PM

Very patriotic Lillian, you've composed this shot so well

digital_boi
19 Jul 2013 - 12:39 PM

the wee tweek worked Lillian it sometimes amazes me what I don't see in my own images

GrahamGrinGrinGrinGrin

brownsilent
brownsilent Plus Member 8brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2013 - 11:18 PM

Mmmhmmm... love it.
Johanna

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