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Good morning...
Thank you so much for the great response to my Prince Charming, much appreciated. Also a big thanks to Fred (Fred263), Lynette (Lynniesefforts), Isabel (Chinga) and Peter (Handlerstudio) for awarding me their User awards so chuffed.
I went back to the park yesterday morning to photograph the water lilies...they are so pretty, a soft mauve/blue.
Have a great day
Colleen

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D5300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:70-300mm f/4-5.6 G
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:20 Nov 2013 - 10:43 AM
Focal Length:260mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.1
Aperture:f/5.0
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Water lily
Username:ColleenA ColleenA
Uploaded:21 Nov 2013 - 4:57 AM
Tags:Flowers & plants, Water lily
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Votes:91
Voters:S_Psharma · jaktis · CarolG · bobsblues · goso · ikett · cabbie · Ray12 · ugly · Mollycat · mistere · debu · Caziwinkles · dven · SUE118 · Bzox · andylea · kuvailija · viscostatic · kathrynlouise · fentiger · Alan_Baseley · Badgerfred · Nigeve1 · jacquig · AnnChown · NaturesHaven · barbarahirst · morpheus1955 · HarrietH · User_Removed · Arty · jdinne · WesternRed · sparrowhawk · RobertTurley · digital_boi · Derek_Fearn · Jenny-D · Lynniesefforts · rontear · NDODS · ChiliMan · Fred263 · SlowSong · CaroleS · JuBarney · John_Horner · Tish1 · mikbee · richmowil · gwynn56 · Fefe · Stephen_B · Nikonuser1 · nonur · ChristineD · EMJAYCEE · ali63 · Richsr · GeorgePlatis · marshfam19 · xwang · saltireblue · capto · Niknut · myrab · Lillian · Mike_Smith · TrevBatWCC · netta1234 · Philip_H · SteveMackay · MalcolmM · leontari · 213hardy · fazzer · Holmewood · Glostopcat · taggart · lesliea · williamsloan · jovanovic · SimonFletch · ValeryAst · mommablue · annettep38 · BIGRY1 · georgiepoolie · lifesnapper · ddolfelin ·
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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  3 India1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2013 - 5:04 AM

Great flower study.

jaktis
jaktis Plus Member 1184 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
21 Nov 2013 - 5:28 AM

Beautiful

Peter

bobsblues
bobsblues  5 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2013 - 5:51 AM

Gorgeous colour Colleen lovely shot.
Rob

Ray12
Ray12 Plus Member 2102 forum postsRay12 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2013 - 6:34 AM

Great close-up

Mollycat
Mollycat Plus Member 2Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2013 - 6:37 AM

So beautiful Colleen. You've become addicted to macro work. More please. GrinGrinGrin Peter.

mistere
mistere Plus Member 2mistere vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2013 - 6:53 AM

Beautiful image. Getting used to your new camera?.

debu
debu  5 India
21 Nov 2013 - 7:13 AM

Lovely image.
debu

Caziwinkles
21 Nov 2013 - 7:14 AM

Lovely image - gorgeous colour. How is the new camera faring? Smile

Carol

ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 3305 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2013 - 7:15 AM


Quote: Beautiful image. Getting used to your new camera?.

Not quite there yet Dave, a few niggles, on my way to Nikon for some advise this morningGrin

SUE118
SUE118 Plus Member 7SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2013 - 7:23 AM

Beautifully captured. SmileSmile

andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2013 - 7:28 AM

brilliant comp and colours colleen wonderful detail and presentation a beauty nice one Wink
andy

viscostatic
21 Nov 2013 - 7:41 AM

Really beautiful light and colour Colleen. An image to be proud of.

Phil.

kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise Plus Member 3421 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2013 - 7:44 AM

Absolutely gorgeous Colleen. Beautiful colours GrinGrinGrin

Kathryn

kuvailija
kuvailija Plus Member 3kuvailija vcard Finland
21 Nov 2013 - 7:44 AM

Very beautiful colours ,composition and the bokeh ofcourse ! - Very lovely image ! GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin --- Jukka.Smile

Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 8Badgerfred vcard Wales
21 Nov 2013 - 8:08 AM

Another beauty Colleen,
Fred.

jacquig
jacquig  1 United Kingdom
21 Nov 2013 - 8:19 AM

Beautiful colour and texture. All your images give your subject matter such 'personality', Colleen. Smile

barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 7barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2013 - 8:30 AM

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you are featured e2 piccy at the moment.
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morpheus1955
21 Nov 2013 - 8:34 AM

Wonderful shot, excellent dof and gorgeous colour

Hugh

jdinne
jdinne  12 England
21 Nov 2013 - 8:52 AM

Well all I can say its another stunner Colleen.

John

WesternRed
WesternRed Plus Member 4WesternRed vcard Australia
21 Nov 2013 - 8:53 AM

Great colour composition and presentation. Well done Colleen.
WesternRed.

Jenny-D
Jenny-D Plus Member 5Jenny-D vcard United Kingdom
21 Nov 2013 - 9:46 AM

Super colour; beautiful image.

Jenny Smile

Lynniesefforts
Lynniesefforts Plus Member 4Lynniesefforts vcard Australia
21 Nov 2013 - 10:32 AM

Stunningly beautiful image Colleen, love the light..Grin

Lynette Grin

NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 44326 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom117 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2013 - 10:43 AM

A very well observed, composed, exposed and captured floral image, I particularly like the slight bokeh Colleen......

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 9135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2013 - 10:44 AM

Such beautiful blues. Lovely soft light on and through those petals and I just love that smooth background.

Well shot, Colleen Smile

Andrew

Fred263
Fred263 Plus Member 3Fred263 vcard United Kingdom
21 Nov 2013 - 10:53 AM

Stunning floral image, Colleen. Perfect DOF and bokeh.
Fred

CaroleS
CaroleS  5258 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2013 - 11:22 AM

Wonderful dof Colleen. I have not seen a blue water lily, gorgeousSmile

JuBarney
JuBarney Plus Member 4JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2013 - 11:38 AM

A delightful image
Ju

mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2013 - 12:50 PM

Nice shade of blue indeed Colleen.
Good close up.
Mick.

richmowil
richmowil Plus Member 6307 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2013 - 12:51 PM

Wonderful light on this well recorded blue!! There is a beautiful softness to this image that I like!!

EileenH
EileenH  2 United Kingdom
21 Nov 2013 - 12:58 PM

Beautiful imageSmile

Eileen

Fefe
Fefe Plus Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom31 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2013 - 1:10 PM

Very pretty colour Colleen..... lovely shot!
Diane

gwynn56
gwynn56  382 forum posts England
21 Nov 2013 - 1:11 PM

nice capture Sad

nonur
nonur Plus Member 6nonur vcard Turkey9 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2013 - 1:46 PM

A lovely close-up capture..

ChristineD
21 Nov 2013 - 2:20 PM

Gorgeous colour, beautifully captured

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2013 - 2:42 PM

So beautiful Colleen.
Cricket battle recommenced! Are you going to any Tests when in Oz.?
Joan.

ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3685 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2013 - 2:46 PM

The colour is beautiful Colleen,

Ali SmileSmile

ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 3305 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2013 - 3:34 PM


Quote: So beautiful Colleen.
Cricket battle recommenced! Are you going to any Tests when in Oz.?
Joan.

We are going to 4 tests...Adelaide, Perth ,Melbourne and Sydney. I will go to 2 of the 5 days at each venue...that's about all I can take...the rest of the days is just me out with my camera GrinGrin
And yes the battle has started, not a happy Hubby todayGrin

Richsr
Richsr Plus Member 890 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2013 - 3:41 PM

The blue stands out well against the background Colleen
regards Richard

GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis Plus Member 2GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2013 - 3:54 PM

Beautiful macro capture, Colleen !
George

xwang
xwang  631 forum posts7 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2013 - 4:06 PM

A dreamy image, simply beautiful...

capto
capto Plus Member 32709 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2013 - 4:15 PM

Well taken, beautiful colour.Smile

ivor

Niknut
Niknut Plus Member 51031 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom66 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2013 - 4:44 PM

Lovely shot !!!......looks like a gas-ring flame ???.Smile

myrab
myrab Plus Member 9myrab vcard United Kingdom
21 Nov 2013 - 4:45 PM

Fabulous.

Myra

Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 6Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2013 - 4:50 PM

Tried to comment earlier, but lost internet!
Lovely image Colleen, and love the colour
Lillian
Hope you got the help with camera?

Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith Plus Member 8231 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2013 - 4:56 PM

Beautiful image and colour Colleen

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 7TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2013 - 4:58 PM

A very lovely flower, and beautifully captured too, Colleen Smile
Trev Smile

netta1234
netta1234 Plus Member 3253 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2013 - 5:56 PM

This is a lovely image ColleenSmileSmileSmile
NettaSmile

SteveMackay
21 Nov 2013 - 8:12 PM

Lovely colours and lighting, great shot Colleen!Smile

leontari
leontari Plus Member 2leontari vcard Greece
21 Nov 2013 - 8:35 PM

Nice close up, Colleen.
Effrossini

Holmewood
Holmewood Plus Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
21 Nov 2013 - 9:08 PM

So very pretty Colleen. Love the colour. Cathy

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9251 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2013 - 9:16 PM

Simply exquisite, what a beautiful shade of blue

taggart
taggart Plus Member 1146 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2013 - 9:18 PM

So very beautiful--- did you get wet shooting this?

lesliea
lesliea Plus Member 5lesliea vcard Australia
21 Nov 2013 - 9:45 PM

Very nice image Colleen well taken.
Allen, Smile

williamsloan
williamsloan Plus Member 4williamsloan vcard Northern Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2013 - 10:04 PM

a beautiful and delicate image



billy

ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 3305 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2013 - 10:22 PM

No Jenn did not get wet. Used my zoom lens. Lol

SimonFletch
SimonFletch Plus Member 1SimonFletch vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2013 - 4:32 AM

Beautiful image, Colleen, lovely soft light and pastel colours.
Are your walls full yet?!

Simon

ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 3305 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2013 - 4:42 AM


Quote: Beautiful image, Colleen, lovely soft light and pastel colours.
Are your walls full yet?!

Simon

Not one of my images are on the wall...my husband has filled the walls already...SadSad

ValeryAst
ValeryAst  3 Russian Federation
22 Nov 2013 - 6:19 AM

This water lily is as beautiful as Alpine Edelweiss! I congratulate you on the purchase of a new camera, Colleen. Smile And I hope that your good old Nikon 5100 is not offended at you!Wink
Regards Valery

ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 3305 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2013 - 6:57 AM

Valery I traded the D5100 in so hopefully it will make someone else happy now.

lifesnapper
lifesnapper Plus Member 9lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2013 - 4:58 PM

Glad to make this one triple 30 Smile

John Smile

ddolfelin
ddolfelin Plus Member 373 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 6:30 PM

Now 91 - that's just greedy, Colleen.

Wonderful picture!

ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 3305 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2013 - 7:38 PM


Quote: Now 91 - that's just greedy, Colleen.


Sorry PeterBlushBlush

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