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Granny's Bonnet

By brian1208
I think the name more accurately applies to the original, less ornate vrsion of the Aqualiega but I reckon my Granny would have liked this one Smile

I used a circular polariser for this shot as the it was a bright grey light and I wanted to lift the colour and detail. (The first time I've used it with the 300D) It seems to have done the trick as, apart from a crop to tidy presentation and a touch of USM there was no other processing

Tags: Flowers and plants

Voters: IanA, johnjohn01, kit-monster and 17 more

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9 Jun 2004 5:34AM
I like this flower

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9 Jun 2004 5:35AM
Perfect exposure, rich and smooth... nice one
daffydill56 12 190 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2004 5:43AM
A super shot Brian.Nice detail, and the USM has worked well here.Beautiful.

IanA 13 3.0k 12 England
9 Jun 2004 6:15AM
johnjohn01 14 58 England
9 Jun 2004 6:54AM
Superb detail Brian. Nice shot, exposure looks spot on, good colour and DOF. Everything I like in a flower photograph.

By the way I've uploaded the image of the damselflies in flight this morning to answer the challenge you set me yesterday.
Greyheron 14 282 7 England
9 Jun 2004 7:17AM
A very crisp & detailed image Brian.

9 Jun 2004 7:23AM
I agree with all the above, it's a while since I've seen a Granny's bonnet. Click
brian1208 Plus
13 11.1k 12 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2004 7:25AM
Thanks everyone. John, excellent job - I've left a comment Smile

kit-monster Plus
13 3.7k 2 Singapore
9 Jun 2004 7:30AM
Very sharp - stunning flower shot.

Terry L Plus
13 590 5 England
9 Jun 2004 7:36AM
A well composed and nicely detailed shot Brian.

denian 12
9 Jun 2004 7:41AM
Very good shot with good colour and detail, well done.
ericfaragh 13 132 3 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2004 7:42AM
A real beauty Brian, excellent work.
lordposh 12 45 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2004 7:44AM
Brian, your photo just cease to amaze me, the detail, and capture of a perfect example.

maroondah 13 239 1 Australia
9 Jun 2004 7:49AM
Great shot Brian. This one compliments your entire natural history portfolio.
stompie 13 14
9 Jun 2004 8:43AM
Fantastic shot of one of my favourite flowers.
tull 13 181 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2004 8:46AM
Great shot Brian,love the delicate detail and colours.
9 Jun 2004 10:32AM
It's all been said...serves me right for getting up late!
Big click!
jeanie Plus
12 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2004 12:47PM
Beautiful shot. Beautiful flower.
brian1208 Plus
13 11.1k 12 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2004 3:53PM
Thanks for the kind comments everyone. Just got back from Marwell Zoo and was pleased to get so many responses Smile

geegee 12 29 England
9 Jun 2004 7:22PM
Superb close up. Really wonderful colours, great detail, good use of dof. and nice composition.
What more is there to say?!

brian1208 Plus
13 11.1k 12 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2004 9:19PM
Thanks George

corin45 13
10 Jun 2004 9:20PM
Lovely colours lovely shot Brian.

brian1208 Plus
13 11.1k 12 United Kingdom
11 Jun 2004 11:49AM
Steve, thanks for commenting

seven21 12 196
11 Jun 2004 6:26PM
Good use of the polariser - sharp and good colour Brian - steve
brian1208 Plus
13 11.1k 12 United Kingdom
11 Jun 2004 6:49PM
Thanks Steve, a successful experiment I will probably repeat Smile

markharrop 12 191 England
15 Jun 2004 7:50PM
Excellent delicate shot. Love it!
Leo 14 46 9 England
22 Jun 2004 12:09PM
The delicacy and translucency come over amazingly well, so smooth and not a trace of grain/noise to be seenSmile
brian1208 Plus
13 11.1k 12 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2004 2:57PM
Mark - thanks, I'm a week late, sorry - haven't been able to get to all my feedback.

Leo - glad you liked it

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