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By pluckyfilly
Not sure if this picture has improved but the light was different and I thought that much was better it brought out the poppies more vividly IMO - dare not think what they are like this morning after high winds here last night. I found a lower pov was good but god I hurt this morning and if my feet got tangled up in the stems of the daisies I was in danger of falling as best of times I am not steady on my feet, I did try and walk where others had before me, I didnt want to upset the farmer.

Many thanks for all c/c's on my previous poppy upload that one is still my favourite, I am most grateful to you for calling by.

What was V3 is now V2 I changed them around Wink

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andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2011 7:59AM
love the low pov wonderful carpet of colour brilliant detail a beautiful capture very very nice one Wink

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helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2011 8:00AM
Very different today Ann - I like how you have isolated a group of white flowers here - makes a greater contrast with the poppies. The lower eye level works really well - hope your back soon recovers Smile
Cormy Plus
10 3 England
5 Jun 2011 8:09AM
Beautiful.It's No.3 for me today.
V3 is my choice Ann, I like the composition and how you managed the crop. A grand sight when you found this, the heart would be busy keeping up I'm sure.

pluckyfilly Plus
11 351 33 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2011 8:32AM

Quote:Beautiful.It's No.3 for me today.

Quote:V3 is my choice Ann, I like the composition and how you managed the crop. A grand sight when you found this, the heart would be busy keeping up I'm sure.


this is now referring to V2 not 3 as I changed the orderSad and darkened the sky in what was V2 and is now V3 - confused? not surprising Smile it happens to me all the timeWink

thanks everybody
JackieB Plus
7 18 3 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2011 9:02AM
Great set Ann

5 Jun 2011 9:08AM
v2 and v4 are my choice its my wifes favourite flower we have many paintings in the house of them well done, ronnie
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2011 9:14AM
Ann have to say really good and pleased you returned as V1 and V2 are real winners,
and like the low angle used too.
5 Jun 2011 9:35AM
A good series of shots Ann. These poppies bring some lovely colour to the coutryside.
CarolG Plus
11 199 20 Greece
5 Jun 2011 9:35AM
Beautiful scenes, Ann. Carol
phil_j Plus
11 134 4 England
5 Jun 2011 10:07AM
Once again a super set Ann, all worthy of uploads on their own.

mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1851 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2011 10:10AM
I'm enjoying this series, and the way you are exploring the subject. I still cannot decide whether I want the horizon or not. Here I think I'm torn between V2 ( a denser band of soft reds at the top of the frame in lieu of horizon) and V4 (stronger foreground, contrasting soft dark greens at the top). V4 is stronger, I like the way the foreground flowers, and a few softer more distant buds, rise above the green 'horizon'; but the rape flowers intruding on the left are a distraction. I think I'd consider a square crop, concentrating on those four dominant flowers.
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
5 Jun 2011 10:51AM
Four excellent images, Ann: your low POV and then soft lighting have both worked in your favour, and I would bebhappy had intaken any of these. I think my favourite has to be V3.
5 Jun 2011 11:07AM
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
5 Jun 2011 11:23AM
I will not chose one over the other, would love to have any one of these hanging on my wall in the lounge.


ringyneck Plus
11 315 18 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2011 12:11PM

Quote:this is now referring to V2 not 3 as I changed the orderSad and darkened the sky in what was V2 and is now V3 - confused? not surprising Smile it happens to me all the timeWink
...........And I know the

V 2 and 4 today ...just love the close up's ...such vibrant colours and great detail.

5 Jun 2011 12:41PM
Fantastic again Ann, wish i could find the place?
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
5 Jun 2011 1:37PM
How lovely to see such a place. Really lovely captures Ann.............Sandy
Well you cetainly found your Poppies. view 2 and 4 for the POV for me today. Sylvia
PhillipMinnis 7 94 4 Australia
5 Jun 2011 1:53PM
Ah....absolutely beautiful! I prefer the crop of the 2nd image! Wonderful colours.....very striking!


taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
5 Jun 2011 2:12PM
These images are so wonderful-- not able to choose which I like best!
a splendid showing for sure!

PS--- I recently bought a folding camp stool-- light enough to haul along and quite low when oepned-- use it for comfortable low level image shooting!
5 Jun 2011 2:18PM
Poppies - and I thought I would be one of the first! These are lovely, Ann. All excellent but 1,4 3 2 for me.
V2 & 4 for me lovely capturesSmile great set
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 11 England
5 Jun 2011 3:25PM
Well, it was worth getting attacked by the daisies, Ann, to get these beautiful shots Wink Like the low angle, gives the feeling they go on forever. All very lovely, but think V4's my fave Smile
User_Removed 9 26 2 United States
5 Jun 2011 3:37PM
What a stunning set, Ann - love the POV from lower down. Hope you are feeling better!
brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2011 4:03PM
What a fabulous place to be and take pictures! Love them all,
Shroomer 11 14 167 England
5 Jun 2011 4:34PM
There's not a farmer brave enough to take you on Ann Wink
4 wonderful shots and all with very good definition and viewpoints
Maiwand Plus
11 3 73 England
5 Jun 2011 4:43PM
Excellent series Ann. The best so far in my view. Its the close up in V4 that just steals it for me. A cracker.
RockArea 11 18 3 United Kingdom
5 Jun 2011 6:11PM
A lovely set of images, Ann. Hard to pick a favourite, they're all so good.

bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
5 Jun 2011 8:08PM
I like them all Ann - V2 is my fav - letterbox mode gives a lovely band of red.
Beautiful set of images Smile
All four are beautiful. Lovely to see so many in the fields. Very well captured.
Glostopcat Plus
11 255 2 England
5 Jun 2011 8:36PM
A beautiful set of summer landscapes Ann, each one deserves an upload in its own right. The colours and compositions are lovely
Mavis Plus
15 143 2 England
14 Jun 2011 5:59AM
Can't choose Ann they are all so wonderful and a sight to behold .xxxx

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