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Yellow Scabious

By RonnieAG
This yellow scabious was shot in the gardens beneath Culzean Castle on midsummer's day......this was the first time I'd seem a yellow variety.
It was quite windy so I had to achieve a fast shutter speed.

Details: ISO 640, 1/1250 sec. at f/10.0, hand held (had to stand on a bench and reach up as the blooms were about 8ft. from the ground).......viewing LARGE is I believe worth while.

Many thanks to all who commented on and voted for "Bejewelled" always I am most appreciative.


Tags: Yellow Flowers and plants Scabious Culzean castle

Voters: pronabk, polly470, Rob66 and 59 more

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polly470 7 25 8 United Kingdom
7 Jul 2010 12:10PM
Hi Ronnie - this is beautiful! I love the yellow scabious - I think they are actually the original variety of all scabious - it took me ages to hunt down some for my garden - eventually got some in Hampton Court Flower Show a few years back...this photo really does this beautiful flower justice, and the DOF is lovely...

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gary_d 8 576 13 Wales
7 Jul 2010 12:20PM
Great light and detail, I know nothing about flowers except like in this case they are nice to look at. - gary
7 Jul 2010 12:27PM
HI Ronnie this one is a cracker the light and detail is excellent realy like this one.
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
7 Jul 2010 12:48PM
Beautiful backlighting and tack sharp-- I love the inclusion of other parts of the plant!

7 Jul 2010 12:49PM
Lovely background which add another dimension to this
CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
7 Jul 2010 1:19PM
A beauty, Ronnie, I have never come across a yellow variety. Very well captured and presented. Carol
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
7 Jul 2010 1:26PM
Used to have this in my farmhouse garden and miss it here! Lovely detail and light in a beautifully composed image.

Beautifully detailed Ronnie, against that trademark background of yours.

7 Jul 2010 1:54PM
Well captured Ronnie, bg sets it off nicley.

7 Jul 2010 2:12PM
Beautiful, lovely light, details and colours.
tmann 11 4 2 United States
7 Jul 2010 2:17PM
perfect lighting and detail
7 Jul 2010 2:27PM
This indeed is unusual and also a very pale yellow lovely detail light and DOF captured especially in the winds we are experiencing of late good stuff click
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
7 Jul 2010 2:30PM
Lovely capture Ronnie, very well taken............Sandy
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
7 Jul 2010 2:48PM
Sounds dangerous here Ronnie.Standing on benches and reaching up.We are not getting any younger you know !!
Good bit of light to bring out the detail.And get yourself to B and Q for a pair of step ladders.They do a dinky little set for 19.99.And remember your penny change.The till girl took ages to find it,in the hope I would go away.Nae Chance !!
7 Jul 2010 3:27PM
Good afternoon Ronnie. Glory! Beautiful color and sharp detail on favorite black background!!! Grandly!
Regards Evgenya
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
7 Jul 2010 3:45PM
gorgeous flower shot, the wind an be a real nuisance taking macro pics. I was lucky with my recent attempts I just waited for the wind to drop and pressed the shutter in between gusts
luckybry 6 3 Scotland
7 Jul 2010 3:53PM
excellent image
andymark 6 1 England
7 Jul 2010 4:15PM
a stunning close up
ringyneck 9 315 18 United Kingdom
7 Jul 2010 4:48PM
Going to buck the trend and say it's spoilt by the distracting flowers in the b/g...plain black does it for me,and the detail /clarity are immense.

TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
7 Jul 2010 4:53PM
A very beautiful image, Ronnie, and well worth the effort it took to capture it! Definitely worth viewing large.
TrevB Smile
7 Jul 2010 5:27PM
An ecellent Image, with lovely detail captured glad to make it a RC for you
andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
7 Jul 2010 5:50PM
good afternoon ronnie
brilliant detail wonderful colours fantastic light a beautiful capture Wink
7 Jul 2010 6:02PM
Beautifully taken and presented.
imagio 10 12 1 England
7 Jul 2010 6:18PM
Superb detail for handheld and in the wind Ronnie

lesliea 7 2 Australia
7 Jul 2010 7:51PM
Very nice image great detail and colour, well captured.
Roly 9 Wales
7 Jul 2010 8:03PM
Good shot Ronnie.It looks great against the black background.
7 10 10 England
7 Jul 2010 8:21PM
Large is a must - the light and detail are fantastic.
mrjt 10 United Kingdom
7 Jul 2010 8:22PM
Another superb shot Ronnie..........Jack
agingrocker 7 13 1
7 Jul 2010 8:32PM
Superb detail and light
Sue_R 10 11 6 Scotland
7 Jul 2010 8:35PM
Just love these flowers and you've captured it perfectly. Loads of detail when viewed large.

gingerdelight 10 298 11 United Kingdom
7 Jul 2010 8:41PM
An amazing shot Ronnie, superb DOF - well done!
User_Removed 6 10 1 United Kingdom
7 Jul 2010 9:27PM
Very fine indeed Ronnie
metro074 6 8 Australia
7 Jul 2010 10:20PM
a wonderful detailed image with superb dof. A lovely presentation Carol
Morning Ronnie - what a wonderful image, wonderful colour and detail, very nice indeed

viscostatic 10 34 5 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2010 9:16AM
Beautiful Ronnie. I like the inclusion of the other flower heads in the background to give perspective.

8 Jul 2010 5:15PM
Lovely shot. A
teocali Plus
8 441 18 England
9 Jul 2010 9:40AM
This is exquisite Ronnie - fabulous light, detail and textures and stunning against the dark bg.
10 Jul 2010 12:40PM
Excellent image once again.

Samar Mishra..
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
10 Jul 2010 3:55PM
An exquisite close up Ronnie, this is a first for me, I've never seen one this colour before
21 Jul 2010 8:57PM
A perfect macro shot of this plant wonderfully presented,best wishes Andrew

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