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My Delight

This image is of a little Alpine Anemone about 1.5cm across and it is reflected in that black dish which features from time to time in my pf! If you look carefully you'll see that there is a reflection of the reflection too. This is the first time I have posted an image using my new computer, having edited the image earlier today though it was captured using my original camera some time ago. I decided not to add a frame as I think it looks best set against uninterrupted black. Hope you agree.

Many thanks to all who looked in on my previous image. It was fun even though neither any of you nor I myself has a clue how I arrived at that result!

Tags: Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Digitally manipulated Flash and lighting

Voters: tomcat, saeidNL, Glostopcat and 87 more

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tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2012 8:54PM
Well presented Ann

The reflection is a boost


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saeidNL 8 3 Netherlands
2 Feb 2012 8:57PM
What lovely and wonderful capture,very well done.
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
2 Feb 2012 8:59PM
A fabulous floral image Ann, wonderful lighting and presentation. As the Tomcat has said the reflection is the icing on the cake
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
2 Feb 2012 9:01PM
This is very beautiful Ann..........Sandy
AnneWorner 10 620 43 United States
2 Feb 2012 9:02PM
Very beautiful. Like the reflections and this is especially nice on black.

LexEquine 11 19 United States
2 Feb 2012 9:18PM
'Superlative {A++++}, very artistic (reflected) Composition, & very Lovely Floral Image rendering,' Ann~

Ciao~ Peter Smile
helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2012 9:27PM
Wonderful colours and reflection - I like it without a border too.
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
2 Feb 2012 9:28PM
A super shot of this beautiful wee anemone and it's reflection, Ann: I too have occasionally presented a floral image without any border allowing the black b/g of the image to fuse seamlessly with black b/g of EPZ.......has worked a treat here allowing flower to drop down out of the gloom into the spotlight. Very nicely done.
posty57 10 6 2 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2012 9:28PM
A beautiful presentation Ann, and loads of good wishes on the new compi Smile

Oliverpants 9 2 2 England
2 Feb 2012 9:58PM
Superb, the reflection really sets it off and a lovely neat background. Ann
k1 8
2 Feb 2012 10:14PM
Beautiful capture, love the reflection. Well composed.

gary_d 10 576 13 Wales
2 Feb 2012 10:34PM
That black dish works well, a lovely delicate flower and nice reflection/s. - gary
9 10 10 England
2 Feb 2012 11:12PM
This is so typical of your lovely work Ann and the reflection is perfect.
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
2 Feb 2012 11:44PM
wonderful reflection, all the delicate detail is perfect and then we get a bonus with an even deeper blue and those wee spots in the reflection.
I can see why you call it your delight Smile
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
3 Feb 2012 12:37AM
Perfect Ann, and was it done with your lovely mirror dish?
the reflection plus again sets this off as a real winner!!
got my computer all sussed if you need any help
LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
3 Feb 2012 4:33AM
The choice of uninterrupted black is a good one for this lovely, delicate image.
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
3 Feb 2012 6:45AM
A beautiful presentation of this charming little alpine, Ann, love the reflections. Carol
SUE118 Plus
9 8 1 United Kingdom
3 Feb 2012 7:36AM
A beautifully captured shot.
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
3 Feb 2012 8:19AM
That reflection really is superb
susanbarton 10 11 1 United Kingdom
3 Feb 2012 9:08AM
Beautiful in its simplicity and I love the delicate reflection

Ray42 10 3 England
3 Feb 2012 9:21AM

Quote:Beautiful in its simplicity and I love the delicate reflection


Summed up to a 'T'
3 Feb 2012 10:24AM
light superb detail shadow and reflection excellent work a pleasure to view

CaroleS Plus
7 433 3 United Kingdom
3 Feb 2012 11:10AM
That reflection effect is certainly enhanced without a border - Carole
NeilWigan Plus
7 17 16 England
3 Feb 2012 11:23AM
Looks good Ann,been very blue oriented of late ,a good winter colour.Should be Yellows soon.Smile
EAS 9 1 13 Scotland
3 Feb 2012 12:12PM

Quote:Looks good Ann,been very blue oriented of late ,a good winter colour.Should be Yellows soon.Smile

Yep, coming next!

3 Feb 2012 2:45PM
Stunning image.

BarbaraR 11 17 1 England
3 Feb 2012 3:35PM
Very attractive shot.
I must look out for a black-reflective
surface, it's a lovely effect with a flower. ..

jaktis 14 84 Sweden
3 Feb 2012 5:44PM
I do agree about the black, a superb composition /presentation

Rock Plus
15 10 2 England
3 Feb 2012 7:03PM
Grand shot indeed.

Mynett 9 142 6 United Kingdom
3 Feb 2012 9:43PM
so sweet and delicate looks great against the blackSmile
PaulLiley 8 2 13 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2012 8:34AM
Beautiful capture Ann. paul
Hop-A-Long 11 52 1 England
4 Feb 2012 8:59AM
Lovely image, nice and sharp with a nice reflection.

4 Feb 2012 1:14PM
Very nice Ann Smile
ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
4 Feb 2012 2:09PM
Glad to know the new computer is serving you well, Ann Smile And leaving this frameless on all black is the perfect way to go, in my opinion.

I can actually see the reflection of the reflection in the top petal! Such a pretty flower and so deliciously taken.

Andrew Smile
imagio 11 12 1 England
4 Feb 2012 2:48PM
This is gorgeous Ann..
Stunning shot
Brian65 8 2 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2012 5:13PM
Love it Ann, its a winner.
4 Feb 2012 7:16PM
Stunning image and reflection, beautifully presented.
Anjantoo 10 7 1 England
4 Feb 2012 10:11PM
Beautiful Ann, I seem to have lost my finding the image knack at the moment...probably lack fo sleep due to my new non-sleeping grand-daughter!
cantona43 Plus
12 925 4 England
4 Feb 2012 11:45PM
absolutely stunning
simply beautiful ann,superb colour in this beautiful image.ray
FeatherFriend 10 38 217 England
5 Feb 2012 3:22PM
A stunning presentation Ann,
Beautiful Ann!
sable 9 9 7 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2012 6:16PM
One word stunning!!
DanielD 8 1 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2012 11:51PM
Absolutely Superb

brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2012 7:08AM
Awwww, very beautiful, great image! I have a black dish too, that I like using for photographic purpose! Smile
6 Feb 2012 1:56PM
Absolutely stunning Ann..Lin
A stunning shot. Details amazing. A delightful reflection of the composition is excellent.
Regards, Oleg.
AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2012 2:50PM
The reflection is wonderful showing the anemone off to its best.
PattiW 12 24 2 United States
6 Feb 2012 5:14PM
dmhuynh72 10 44 3 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2012 8:34PM
beautifully done Ann, and I also think it is better without the border too.
Billyray 10 70 3 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2012 3:54PM
Oh WOW Ann. This is excellent. Superb detail and colour with perfect reflections. Only click and run at the moment, my radio therapy is making me rather tired and another seven days to go.
Ayoob 6 Australia
9 Feb 2012 7:32AM
A cracking shot excellent light, reflection and great detail..........Grin
Rach1970 9 14 1 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2012 10:58PM
Fab image. Love it.
25 Feb 2012 11:15AM
A superb capture Ann. A
Beautiful light and reflection... Wink....
Tibetan 5 3 England
28 Dec 2012 11:17AM
I have great pleasure in rounding off the votes, for a lovely flower shot Ann, used to have a lot of these but they have vanished bit by bit, lovely light and reflection, good colours, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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