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Yellow Pod

By ringyneck  
Just after taking Purple Beauty I was looking around the garden and found this tiny Yellow Poppy.It was hiding in a very Dark place at the base of a conifer........to get anything it was shot @ F 22 with mirror lock up and a timer,can't remember the speed...but it was slow!!
Had to hold a card at the side to try and hold back the breeze.

No crop on this...I had the Sigma 105 quite close.


SORRY I SAW THE COMMENT FROM GRAHAM P AND LOOKED AT THE B/G AND COULD SEE ALL "BLOTCHES" IN IT SO SMOOTHED THEM OUT AND DARKENED IT A BIT.SO THIS IS THE 2nd ATTEMPT Thanks to Graham P and Helenlinda for voting.

Tags: Poppy General Flower Yellow Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature

Voters: dentex, CarolG, barbarahirst and 34 more

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Comments


ringyneck 9 310 18 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2011 10:06AM
Thanks for leaving these comments on the earlier one.
Graham_P
A simple but effective composition, looks good against the black b/g,
Graham
helenlinda
Lovely capture - simple lines and great detail
Helen

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CarolG Plus
9 192 18 Greece
1 Jun 2011 10:21AM
A fine presentation, Keith. Carol
1 Jun 2011 10:35AM
Never seen them yellow at this stage .... perhaps I am not looking proerly
Great simple image that works
Richsr Plus
8 90 219 England
1 Jun 2011 10:59AM
Done a good job with this, good details and colours too. Well worked Keith.
Regards Richard
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
1 Jun 2011 11:06AM
Beautifully lit and detailed shot, Keith.
Ronnie.
EMJAYCEE Plus
6 9 10 England
1 Jun 2011 11:26AM
Looks so good against the dark bg.
Joan.
Joline Plus
9 27 52 United States
1 Jun 2011 11:58AM
Beautifully detailed.
helenlinda Plus
8 342 22 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2011 12:42PM
The darkening has brought the colours out even better Smile
Helen
Chinga Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2011 1:44PM
Delicious images! Good work! Love the light used. IB
1 Jun 2011 1:47PM
Simple but a delight. You have caught so much detail and the colour is so clear. V2 really jumps off the screen.
maggie
1 Jun 2011 2:08PM
A lovely detailed image, V2 just jumps out a little more..............Sandy
excellent set, nice detail
Tammy
1 Jun 2011 4:20PM
Lovely presentation.
1 Jun 2011 4:37PM
What a super capture, love it Smile Think I prefer the 'softer' V1, but both versions are excellent Wink
Trev Smile
Stunning perspective and light !!!!

Nikki !!!!x
Billyray Plus
8 70 3 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2011 7:33PM
V2 for me. Pin sharp, excellent detail and cracking colour.
Ray
pluckyfilly Plus
9 350 33 United Kingdom
1 Jun 2011 10:45PM
splendid shot with superb detail
2 Jun 2011 7:54AM
A great shot - very well lit - v2 - the hairs stand out more
ringyneck 9 310 18 United Kingdom
2 Jun 2011 9:51AM
Thanks everyone..........

BARBARA......"Never seen them yellow at this stage ".......from a distance they are not really but close up and on the camera they are......it came out next morning so must have been bursting to get out.

Keith
3 Jun 2011 12:00AM
lovely hairy close up
bunSmile
5 Jun 2011 5:59PM
simple yet so stunning, well done, ronnie

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