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achieverswales 5 8 101 Wales
4 Feb 2011 2:05PM
Excellent lighting exposure and defused B/G.

Regards

Trev.

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taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
4 Feb 2011 2:06PM
A gorgeous Good Morning image--

Jennnn
4 Feb 2011 2:09PM
Lovely detail and well presented.

Len
CarolG Plus
9 193 18 Greece
4 Feb 2011 2:11PM
A bewautiful image of a beautiful flower, the background is a little noisy, though. I envy you living so close to the Eden Project, I visited many moons ago, and would love to see it again. Carol
4 Feb 2011 2:19PM
Superb image,
Alan
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
4 Feb 2011 2:23PM
A beautiful flower, very well captured with fine detail and preservation of petal texture. Fine shot, Di.
Ronnie.
Superb, great detail captured,
Fred.
NeilWigan Plus
5 12 15 England
4 Feb 2011 2:46PM
Beautiful flower good detail and colour.
dianah 9 24.5k 4 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2011 2:50PM
Thank you everybody for your comments. You are right Carol..the background is a little noisy. I actually prefer it normal size but I am not sure that I can change how the photo comes up..doe anybody know ?Smile
4 Feb 2011 3:16PM
Stunning ... I like it as it is .... perfect for me
saeidNL 6 3 Netherlands
4 Feb 2011 3:36PM
Excellent close up with fine detail,very well done,
saeid
franken Plus
13 3.8k 4 Wales
4 Feb 2011 3:39PM
Lovely macro.

Ken
bricurtis Plus
10 2.0k 49 England
4 Feb 2011 3:41PM

Quote:Thank you everybody for your comments. You are right Carol..the background is a little noisy. I actually prefer it normal size but I am not sure that I can change how the photo comes up..doe anybody know ?Smile

The Large V comes up as default Di - this image does look better in Normal.
Brian.
4 Feb 2011 4:13PM
your work is beautiful as always
Trout_Man 7 1 30 Wales
4 Feb 2011 4:22PM
Very nice indeed Smile Geoff.
Alvar 9 23 2 France
4 Feb 2011 4:57PM
Perfect for me also !!!
Alvar
andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2011 5:31PM
fantastic detail cracking colours di a stunner nice one Wink
andy
Glostopcat Plus
10 255 2 England
4 Feb 2011 6:13PM
Such a beautiful specimen Di, glad to see you uploading again
dianah 9 24.5k 4 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2011 6:14PM
Thank you again everybody..so good to hear from you. If the LARGE version comes up as a default..does that mean that it can't be changed ?Smile
Di
deavilin 11 340 1 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2011 6:52PM
My fav type if Iris this is lovely and you have the detail in the white not easy to do great Smile

Charlotte
Joline Plus
9 27 52 United States
4 Feb 2011 6:58PM
Lucky you to live so close. I love iris, and this one is particularly choice.
( I just sent you a PM about the photo size.)
Suehh 9 39 6 England
4 Feb 2011 7:19PM
Gorgeous petal detail
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 9 10 England
4 Feb 2011 7:29PM
Very beautiful image with excellent detail and colour.
Joan.
4 Feb 2011 7:29PM
Well taken. Beautiful detail.
Rob
fentiger Plus
14 916 23 England
4 Feb 2011 8:17PM
A truly beautiful floral image.

Albert
Peagreen 5 1 1 England
4 Feb 2011 8:31PM
A beautiful image, lovely detail. Well taken
Pauline
Ray42 8 3 England
4 Feb 2011 8:49PM
AN excellent capture of this lovely flower
teocali Plus
8 432 18 England
4 Feb 2011 11:24PM
Superb light, tones and detail Di - roll on Spring!
Sylvia
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
5 Feb 2011 6:47AM
Beautiful!

Ann
5 Feb 2011 9:56AM
hello di,superb as allways,your trade mark,well done.ray
BarbaraR 9 16 1 England
5 Feb 2011 11:10AM
This is very lovely.
How I would like to visit the Eden centre.
Well done Di.

B.
Richsr Plus
9 90 220 England
5 Feb 2011 2:11PM
Good details colours in this Di, well captured.
Regards Richard
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
5 Feb 2011 6:42PM
It must be great to have it close

Peter
helenlinda Plus
8 343 22 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2011 9:07PM
Beautiful and delicate colours on these petals Di
Helen
bayleaf1 6 7 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2011 9:18PM
A very fine Iris capture.
John.
5 Feb 2011 10:32PM
Amazing detail. Delicious colors. Nice work.
Regards, Oleg.
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2011 1:14AM
Beautiful capture Diana

regards
Yung
FeatherFriend 8 38 217 England
6 Feb 2011 1:53PM
Hi Diana, a lovely detailed shot and to your usual high standard, shame about the noise in the BG but you could improve this by running the blur tool set at 100% over the BG only, that would get rid of most of it,
Regards,
Geoff.
Hebe 8 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2011 3:52PM
Hi Dianah, this is a lovely shot - I really like the textures and lighting here.
Dave_Holdham 7 4 1 Wales
6 Feb 2011 6:14PM
Beautiful detailed image Smile
Mavis Plus
14 143 2 England
7 Feb 2011 9:59AM
Such a delicate flower Dianah. The detail is fantastic . xxx
dianah 9 24.5k 4 United Kingdom
7 Feb 2011 2:10PM

Quote:Hi Diana, a lovely detailed shot and to your usual high standard, shame about the noise in the BG but you could improve this by running the blur tool set at 100% over the BG only, that would get rid of most of it,
Regards,
Geoff.



Thank you Geoff and everyone else ! HELP!!!!! Blur tool set at 100% over just the background.. I haven't a clue how to do that. Who is willing to give me some lessons in Adobe Photoshop ! GrinGrin
Di
photophantom 8 108 3 Philippines
7 Feb 2011 3:05PM
fab close up of this gorgeous flower Di
Dennis
7 Feb 2011 6:28PM
Excellent close up Smile
Ricky.
LynneJoyce Plus
7 20 99 United Kingdom
7 Feb 2011 10:02PM
A beautiful, detailed flower shot.
baclark 7 3.7k 24 United Kingdom
8 Feb 2011 1:09AM
Beautiful details and tones in this shot Diana.
Barbara
gary_d Plus
8 576 13 Wales
8 Feb 2011 1:19AM
The lighting exposure and clarity are all 1st class, a very fine image indeed. - gary
AshTree 6 1.7k 6 England
9 Feb 2011 10:37PM
Such a lovely capture of this gorgeous iris, Di. Regarding the use of the blur tool: you should have a tool palette on the left hand side in photoshop, two columns of tools. The blur tool is about halfway down the left column. Some of the buttons share tools, so you might find it's showing as Sharpen or Smudge. Right click on the button to select the blur tool. At the top of the screen you'll see Strength set at probably 50% - click on the arrow to open a slider to adjust to 100%. Then just brush over the area you want to blur. To change the size of the tool you can increase with this key: ] and decrease with [. Hope that all makes sense Smile.
We're going to Eden tomorrow, haven't been for ages.
Thanks so much for favouriting my latest upload!
Theresa
10 Feb 2011 7:58AM
A superbly captured image, Di, wonderful details and colours.
Roy
panda 11 5 1 England
11 Feb 2011 3:54PM
Hi Diana, thank you for your kind wishes, I can't wait to get my other eye done, I have probs viewing my monitor. I can see that this is a super shot with great subtlety and definition, nice one !

Regards Phil
franfoto 8 2 32 England
11 Feb 2011 6:52PM
A beautifully defined floral Di, those paper thin petals look so luminescent in that light.

Fran
Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
13 Feb 2011 2:22PM
Beautiful macro with lovely tones in the whites.
Rende
First class, excellent border
Mavis Plus
14 143 2 England
14 Feb 2011 7:14PM
Will write soon but I get so tired xxx
jeanmarie 7 12 England
17 Feb 2011 12:41AM
beautiful and delicateSmile
astyag 8 12
17 Feb 2011 11:27PM
I agree, good lighting exposure and indeed a very good DoF
Astyag
21 Feb 2011 4:02PM
Lovely lighting and textures Di and I particularly like the warm glowing centre.

Val
astyag 8 12
24 Mar 2011 8:54AM
Lovely close up, like the details. Glad to see you uploading again
Astyag
31 Mar 2011 2:14PM
Captured with an artists eye, love the furled petals, agree with all above,
hope all is well with you Di,
Adrian
ChiliMan Plus
9 135 17 Singapore
26 May 2011 4:49PM
What a beaut. And you're so lucky to be living near to the Eden Project!

Andrew
graceland 11 2.5k 2 United Kingdom
27 May 2011 4:54PM
Grin Seen my iris pic ?
akhtarkhan 13 4 United Kingdom
6 Jun 2011 8:13PM
Excellent macro work.
CHRISB911 10 54 1
25 Jun 2011 1:00AM
just magic
pluckyfilly Plus
9 350 33 United Kingdom
24 Aug 2011 8:35PM
beautiful detail a superb quality shot
pluckyfilly Plus
9 350 33 United Kingdom
22 Sep 2011 7:13PM
currently E2 featured photo
Hop-A-Long 9 52 England
17 Mar 2012 10:11PM
Beautiful image.

Andy

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