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"Solo Gladiolus"

By RonnieAG
Today's offering is a single Gladiolus flower on the stem, photographed indoors using available daylight only, and with a black card for b.g
The flowers immediately above and below had remained resolutely in bud only.

Details: ISO 200, 1.3 sec. at f/18.0 with Exp. Bias of -1.67 and using CWA metering. If time permits, viewing 'large' is worthwhile.

Many thanks for all the interest credited to "Autumn Leaves"......I had thought it might be regarded as a bit 'naff' so am pleasantly taken with your response.


Tags: Pink Flowers and plants Gladiolus Indoor shot Black card Available daylight

Voters: LexEquine, NeilWigan, johnriley1uk and 89 more

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LexEquine 9 19 United States
11 Nov 2010 12:07AM
"Special {A+++}"...Peter

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NeilWigan Plus
5 11 15 England
11 Nov 2010 12:08AM
beautifull eye catching photograph Ronnie,lovely colour and you know your favorite presentation.
11 Nov 2010 12:09AM
Lovely image.
11 Nov 2010 12:10AM
Lovely shot as always, I love that I am starting to be able to pick out your images from the multitude, I look forward to seeing them each day

11 Nov 2010 12:11AM
Terrific colour, almost a fluorescent pink. Beautifully taken and presented as usual Ronnie.
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
11 Nov 2010 12:30AM
Excellent color and texture detail in this beautiful image!
morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
11 Nov 2010 1:03AM
Good morning Ronnie, what a gorgeous flower, fabulous vibrant colour and excellent detail, beautifully captured and presented.

Morning Ronnie - another beautiful flower captured to perfection !

11 Nov 2010 1:44AM
Excellently done.
Another beautiful image Ronnie! Excellent work
EAS Plus
6 1 13 Scotland
11 Nov 2010 4:32AM
Such vibrant colour and the light, as always, is excellent.

fantastic shot Ronnie as you surely know all woman like pink...fantastic colour and my favourite colour too
CarolG Plus
9 192 18 Greece
11 Nov 2010 6:01AM
This beauty jumps out of the screen at you, Ronnie, a real class image. Carol
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
11 Nov 2010 6:13AM
lovely lighting and colours Ronnie
11 Nov 2010 6:49AM
Lovely flower! Very beautifully captured and presented. Carol has rightly described "a real class image".
SUE118 Plus
7 8 1 United Kingdom
11 Nov 2010 7:34AM
Beautifully taken image Ronnie.
11 Nov 2010 7:39AM
Good morning Ronnie all I can say is "WOW" this is one hell of an image...beautiful Smile Geoff.
11 Nov 2010 7:44AM
You realy bring the colours out well done
Wonderful fragile colour and crisp whites, you have these flower images down to a fine art now Ronnie, they always look so lifelike.

Rock Plus
13 10 2 England
11 Nov 2010 7:57AM
A grand shot in my favourite style.

11 Nov 2010 9:31AM
Excellent image of a beautiful flower.
mikbee Plus
8 3 8 Scotland
11 Nov 2010 9:39AM
Super light and colours Ronnie.Effective with the black.And your title has caught my eye again.I watched Russell Crowe in gladiator last week,but I cannot recall him fighting anyone by that name !!
Good shot.
6 9 10 England
11 Nov 2010 10:18AM
A lovely flower and a great background - perfect combination. Have just made a similar comment on Ann's (EAS). But the comment is right for both images.
11 Nov 2010 10:20AM
a stunner indeed Ronnie full of detail colour and light an excellent bit of work here click
11 Nov 2010 10:27AM
Beautiful image great light and colours well presented.
11 Nov 2010 11:10AM
Beautiful colours and exquisite detail Ronnie. Superb lighting and composition - a real corker. Well done indeed.

11 Nov 2010 11:16AM
Excellent shot. and great detail retained in the petals due to spot on exposure and contrast. Masterful.. Paul
phil99 Plus
9 45 6 United Kingdom
11 Nov 2010 11:16AM
Still haven't got over your shot from yesterday and keep returning to it because it is superb . This is superb as well and has all your touches . I could do with some lessons on your technique and more information on how you capture such beauty . Must go have another look at yesterdays though .....Phil
11 Nov 2010 11:21AM
They just get better, Ronnie. Amazing magenta shades against the black b/g makes this superb. Top work.
Lillian Plus
6 21 16 United Kingdom
11 Nov 2010 11:49AM
Alway's another shot from you where your skills as a photographer alway's amaze! such a beautifully captured image Ronnie and against the black is a real winner
Wow this is a stunner the colour detail comp it got it all excellent a real winner Ronnie .
11 Nov 2010 2:40PM
A stunning, vibrant coloured flower, Ronnie, excellently processed and presented. Cracking detail, especially large.
TrevB Smile
pluckyfilly Plus
9 350 33 United Kingdom
11 Nov 2010 3:47PM
superb - like the diagonal very much
11 Nov 2010 5:36PM
This is a fantastic image Ronnie, in every way.
11 Nov 2010 5:45PM
Superb image Ronnie
nigele1 11 1
11 Nov 2010 6:21PM
A Clive Nicholls shot in termsof technique and the beauty of the image. This is just lovely.

lonely_oryx 8 61 54 England
11 Nov 2010 6:25PM
Beautiful texture
teocali Plus
8 421 18 England
11 Nov 2010 6:26PM
Simply beautiful - gorgeous soft pastel tones and wonderful light and petal textures. Love the composition.
VidB Plus
7 11 United Kingdom
11 Nov 2010 6:41PM
Beautiful detail and colour Ronnie
11 Nov 2010 6:49PM
Great close up, lovely detail/colours and really like the comp in this one Ronnie, very nice work.
Regards Shaun
Beautifully captured Ronnie and an excellent image mate,the colours and detail are stunning.
11 Nov 2010 8:31PM
A simply superb image, Ronnie.
11 Nov 2010 8:52PM
Like the comp and the light shows off the delicacy of the petals.
Beautifully taken Ronnie.
11 Nov 2010 9:02PM
Excellent as usual Ronnie, I notice you use quite small apertures, I must try them,

Mynett Plus
7 142 6 United Kingdom
11 Nov 2010 9:21PM
beatifully done Ronnie - different to see just the single bloom of this elegant flower

porty2003 12 97 Scotland
11 Nov 2010 9:52PM
Spot on,like the 'rim light' effect
11 Nov 2010 9:58PM
11 Nov 2010 10:42PM
Superb flower in the dark - well done

zapar40 Plus
5 66 5 Wales
11 Nov 2010 10:52PM
beautiful colours.
AlanTW 13 348
11 Nov 2010 11:10PM
You really do have a way with flower photography, this is superb

12 Nov 2010 7:58AM
Perfect in every aspect. Great one!
12 Nov 2010 10:10AM
So simple but so beautiful. Moira
pamelajean Plus
10 949 1781 United Kingdom
12 Nov 2010 7:12PM
This is stunning, beautiful light. I've been doing some indoor photography today, not my usual sort of thing, but you don't have the wind and rain to contend with. Your images are an inspiration.
12 Nov 2010 7:25PM
Your getting pretty good at these Ronnie. Once again excellent detail, colour and composition.....Derek
12 Nov 2010 11:56PM
Hi Ronnie this is simply a STUNNING image... Excellent clarity, it is really chocked my throat, I have no words to speak... Great shot..

A beautiful shot Ronnie, love the colour, pink is my favourite colour! Grin
Gezina Plus
9 3 6 United Kingdom
14 Nov 2010 9:41PM
Beautiful detailed shot - Ina
16 Nov 2010 9:59PM
Stunning.Fantastic colour and detail
cassiecat Plus
7 39 46 England
17 Nov 2010 12:13AM
lovely colour and like the angle.lesley
18 Nov 2010 10:01PM
Been having trouble with the old internet nearly missed this one a stunner Ronnie well done


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