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Getting desperate for some subjects to photograph now, today's offering is a sedum that I have in a hanging basket, which has just burst into flower.

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:sedum
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:16 Jan 2014 - 6:13 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, Flower, Flowers & plants, Garden, General, Macro, Sedum
Votes:84
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Andysnapper
Andysnapper Plus Member 7109 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England25 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2014 - 6:24 AM

Absolutely gorgeous Carol, such lovely flowers and so very well taken and presented.

Andy

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ddolfelin
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16 Jan 2014 - 6:29 AM

That's a change for you, Carol.
Very good work!

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2014 - 6:45 AM

fantastic detail carol brilliant colours and tones two stunners nice ones Wink
andy

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Caziwinkles
16 Jan 2014 - 6:55 AM

Have searched and searched for a little bug hidden in this Carol - but no - you caught us out! Great work indeed. Smile

Carol

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mistere
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16 Jan 2014 - 6:55 AM

What a lovely bright sunny image to lighten up a dull Thursday morning.
Nice work.

Dave.

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HarrietH
HarrietH Plus Member 5279 forum postsHarrietH vcard Portugal
16 Jan 2014 - 7:15 AM

Carol this is gorgeous and I love the detail. Yellow is so so so difficult to capture well and you have managed it.
I have to agree with Carol, you tricked us, no bugs.

Harriet

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SUE118
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16 Jan 2014 - 7:20 AM

Beautifully presented.Smile

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ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 3305 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2014 - 7:22 AM

This is stunning beautiful Carol one I wish I had captured. Great photography. Bet if you had looked with a magnifying glass you may have found a critter.

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Nikonuser1
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16 Jan 2014 - 7:24 AM

Excellent capture Carol, V2 for meSmile


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Badgerfred
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16 Jan 2014 - 7:33 AM

Beautiful images Carol, excellent colour and detail captured,
Fred.

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LynneJoyce
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16 Jan 2014 - 7:40 AM

Stunning!

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Mike_Young
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16 Jan 2014 - 7:41 AM

If desperation brings these lovely images, so be it........

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viscostatic
16 Jan 2014 - 7:55 AM

Beautiful yellows and greens Carol.

Phil.

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fentiger
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16 Jan 2014 - 7:57 AM

Two lovely calming images Carol.

Albert

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RonnieAG
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16 Jan 2014 - 8:06 AM

Beautiful +++, Carol.
R.

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barbarahirst
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16 Jan 2014 - 8:27 AM

Such a pretty bloom ....
has cheered me up immenselySmile

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mrswoolybill
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16 Jan 2014 - 8:42 AM

Gorgeous, luminous colour.
Moira

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ali63
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16 Jan 2014 - 8:49 AM

A very pretty flower I love the colour, great images Carol,

Ali Grin

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Lillian
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16 Jan 2014 - 9:03 AM

Beautifully captured and like presentation of both
lovely pale shades
Lillian

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AlexAppleby
16 Jan 2014 - 9:23 AM

Needs must where the devil drives and in this case desperation has turned to genius! These shots are just wonderful. You need to take more shots of flowers as you have a talent for it. Very well taken indeed!

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helenlinda
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16 Jan 2014 - 9:26 AM

Both are very beautiful Carol. How wonderful that you were able to capture these today SmileSmileSmileSmile
Helen

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digital_boi
16 Jan 2014 - 10:00 AM

love em both Carol

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Mollycat
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16 Jan 2014 - 10:02 AM

Your desperation, our joy. Grin Peter.

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Philip_H
Philip_H  3 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2014 - 10:02 AM

Two really lovely captures, Carol.

P.

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ChiliMan
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16 Jan 2014 - 10:38 AM

Love how you've shot these, Carol. They could've been taken out in nature, for all we know!

Both absolutely superb compositions but I do prefer V1 'cos of all those buds Smile

Andrew

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ChiliMan
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16 Jan 2014 - 10:39 AM


Quote: Your desperation, our joy. Grin Peter.

Ooo...very well said SmileSmileSmile

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PattiW
PattiW  10 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2014 - 11:11 AM

Stunning and gorgeous! PattiSmileSmileSmile

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Irishkate
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16 Jan 2014 - 11:14 AM

Why haven't you shown us this before? - it'a gorgeous plant beautifully photographed and presented.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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TonyDy
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16 Jan 2014 - 11:34 AM

Two superb shots, Carol.
Tony

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kuvailija
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16 Jan 2014 - 11:47 AM

Very beautiful yellow and green! GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin --- Jukka.Smile

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Daisymaye
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16 Jan 2014 - 12:29 PM

Beautiful details and colour. Both lovely floral images.

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Joline
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16 Jan 2014 - 12:56 PM

I know what you mean...haven't had a decent photograph in days.....
This sedum brings a little sunshine into the house, it is very attractive. I have many growing in my garden, it's one of the few plants that seems to like the rocky lakeside ground.

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prabhusinha
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16 Jan 2014 - 1:28 PM

Too good a find.

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danbrann
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16 Jan 2014 - 1:54 PM

Delightful Carol.

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SimonFletch
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16 Jan 2014 - 2:10 PM

Wonderful image, Carol. The bright yellow is enough to brighten anyone's day Smile
I also like V1, for the abundant amount of buds, also looking fit to burst.

Simon

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16 Jan 2014 - 2:49 PM

Beautiful color and fine details. love the compo.

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Billyray
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16 Jan 2014 - 4:02 PM

Absolutely superb Carol. Gorgeous colours and the detail is as usual with your photography spot on. I'm the odd one out so far, I prefer V2 the square crop. GrinGrinGrinGrin
Ray

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16 Jan 2014 - 4:10 PM

I love the way the buds are so draped in V1.
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16 Jan 2014 - 4:13 PM

Either OR - I like, both

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16 Jan 2014 - 4:32 PM

V2 is vibrant and stands out for me

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GeorgePlatis
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16 Jan 2014 - 4:51 PM

Excellent captures and presentation, Carol! Both images are superb!
Regards,
George

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Mike_Smith
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16 Jan 2014 - 5:04 PM

Two great shots, i am in need of getting out with camera also

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JuBarney
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16 Jan 2014 - 5:30 PM

V1 is sooo beautiful;
I didn't know you could get yellow - mine is pink and doesn't look a bit like this!

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16 Jan 2014 - 5:55 PM

This is getting desperate, Carol?!! Grin A very lovely couple of close-ups of this beautiful flower Smile
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16 Jan 2014 - 5:57 PM

Two very well observed, composed, exposed and captured floral images crammed with beautiful colour and clarity Carol

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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16 Jan 2014 - 6:17 PM

I love this Carol, the presentation is just perfect.

Myra

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EileenH
EileenH  2 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2014 - 6:56 PM

Beautiful setSmile

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16 Jan 2014 - 8:32 PM

Nothing bursting into flower here Carol TongueTongue.....everything just getting mushierSadSad
Diane

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16 Jan 2014 - 9:29 PM

I'm sorry I haven't had the time to keep up Carol, these are just magnificent...

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16 Jan 2014 - 10:33 PM

Two excellent shots with beautiful light and colours....GrinGrinGrin

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Chinga
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17 Jan 2014 - 10:05 AM

First class shots Carol! Grin
Wonderful composition, wonderful plant, judicious use of light glow and the overall display of colour make this an excellent set of images...
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evelen  10 England
17 Jan 2014 - 6:23 PM

beautiful images lovely flower Carol.
eve.Smile

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17 Jan 2014 - 7:47 PM

Beautiful complementary colours and presentation, carol.

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22 Jan 2014 - 5:30 PM

how wel you present such a humble little flower, it shines!

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24 Jan 2014 - 12:22 PM


Quote: Carol this is gorgeous and I love the detail. Yellow is so so so difficult to capture well and you have managed it.
I have to agree with Carol, you tricked us, no bugs.

Harriet

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