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Enkianthus Campanulatus

By DicksPics
Another image taken at Bodnant Gardens in North Wales earlier this week.
This shrub featured on the televised Chelsea Flower Show programme last night – which is why I know its name!!Smile
V1 is a cropped version of V2 - I was unsure which version to lead with but, I do like to see the beautiful bell shaped flower heads in all their glory!
I also like the composition of V1 - choices, choices - what do you think??
Thanks for all views, votes and comments on my ‘Laburnum Arch at Bodnant Gardens’ upload – very much appreciated, as always!Smile
And special thanks to Lin(sweetpea62) and Jan(janlea) for their treasured User Awards!SmileSmile

Tags: Close up Flowers and plants Bodnant Enkianthus

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23 May 2014 1:53PM
two very pleasing captures Richard


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CaroleS Plus
7 433 3 United Kingdom
23 May 2014 1:53PM
I like V2, that lovely green of the leaves offsets the colour of those dainty flowers.
23 May 2014 1:57PM
Brilliant blooms - brilliant pictures!
morpheus1955 11 3 2 United Kingdom
23 May 2014 1:58PM
Two excellent images, wonderful colours and detail, great dof to

CarolG Plus
11 199 20 Greece
23 May 2014 2:06PM
What an enchanting bloom, Richard, and two superb presentations. Carol
Beautiful set - v1 for me I think.
23 May 2014 2:16PM
Excellent images Richard, V2 my favourite, it's a super composition,
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
23 May 2014 2:23PM
Two so very pleasing and eye catching compositions with wonderful colour and a certain jena se qua about them. Image two for me please Richard.

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
23 May 2014 2:40PM
I surprise myself when I choose v 2 as my favourite
I don't remember ever haven seen this beauty
23 May 2014 3:01PM
These two images are something special and excellent ! - Never seen before ! - Very pretty.SmileSmileSmile --- Jukka.
rayme330 5 17 1 United Kingdom
23 May 2014 3:14PM
I think I prefer the complete composition of V2 to the closer crop of V1, Richard, but in any case excellent colour and detail. Well done mate.

TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 11 England
23 May 2014 3:33PM
What beautiful flowers Smile Both are great versions, I like the inclusion of the leaves in V2, but the crop in V1 concentrates the eye more on the flowers themselves. If I'd to choose, I think V1 just wins it for me Wink
Trev Smile
23 May 2014 4:06PM
Two beautiful images Richard. V2 for me also GrinGrin

ColleenA Plus
5 348 5 Australia
23 May 2014 4:17PM
Stunning images ...beautiful flowers and great photography
Very very nice Richard full of lovely soft coloursGrin
capto Plus
5 4.8k 8 United Kingdom
23 May 2014 4:53PM
An unusual beauty.Smile

taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
23 May 2014 5:26PM
Two beautiful images! WOW!
8 10 10 England
23 May 2014 7:06PM
Choices! I love the close up detail of v1 but like the addition of the leaves in V2 - split vote here Richard.
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
23 May 2014 7:17PM
brilliant detail and colours richard v1 for me today a real beauty nice one Wink
23 May 2014 7:50PM
Two stunning captures Richard. Love both, but especially V1 with the close-up detail Smile
helenlinda Plus
10 347 22 United Kingdom
23 May 2014 8:13PM
Both very beautiful - for me the big picture in v2 gets my vote SmileSmile
Two stunning images, Richard. Perfectly presented.

netta1234 5 382 2 Wales
23 May 2014 8:55PM
Both these images are lovely.I've never been to Bodnant,these images and yesterday's make me feel I'd like to visitSmile
Mollycat Plus
4 11 2 United Kingdom
23 May 2014 9:06PM
These are beautiful blooms Richard, a really lovely flower. V1 for me please.
23 May 2014 9:08PM
V1 because it's simpler and more to the point. For me, there's a lot in V2 that's unnecessary and distracting.

dark_lord Plus
13 2.1k 487 England
23 May 2014 9:26PM
Both are good but I prefer V1, for the detail and symmetry.
23 May 2014 11:13PM
What beautiful blooms Richard, two great shots..Lin
Nikonuser1 Plus
5 146 16 United Kingdom
23 May 2014 11:31PM
2 excellent captures Richard like bothSmile

23 May 2014 11:48PM
They are both beautiful Richard. I cannot pick a favourite. Cathy
Irishkate Plus
7 41 111 United Kingdom
24 May 2014 12:45AM
Stunning flowers and oh that bokeh in V2 - wonderful.
Kate GrinGrinGrin
nonur Plus
8 17 12 Turkey
24 May 2014 6:44AM
Gorgeous images, Richard. V2 is my fave.
24 May 2014 7:09AM
Both are very good botanical studies, Richard.
I'll pick V1, because I'm short sighted Grin

PS: Not a new camera, I carry two bodies. Some, rather unkindly, say I'm the size of two bodies, too...
mistere Plus
4 4 3 England
24 May 2014 8:17AM
2 stunners Richard, excellent work.

ali63 Plus
5 775 1 United Kingdom
24 May 2014 8:05PM
I like them both equally as much SmileSmile

ZoeKemp 5 31 England
25 May 2014 8:11AM
Very pretty
25 May 2014 12:27PM
Beautiful images !
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
26 May 2014 12:45AM
What a unique look on them beauties...

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