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Sorting through old folders & found over a hundred photos I'd taken ages ago when I went to Plymouth Aquarium, so decided to have a go at some & upload them for you.
The lighting was very subdued & there where a lot of marks on the glass, but have done my best so I hope you enjoy.

The main image is the main tank, & I was pleasently surprised to see the reflection of the turtle.

V2..."I do not believe it" came to mind when I saw this grumpy fellow.

V3...this one darted towards me, then as soon as I clicked he'd darted away.

V4...This little one seemed so graceful, didn't notice the octopus until I had it up on screen.

V5...Note the smile on this ones face....he/she, was closely following the last one !!!

V6...This little chap was trying very hard to bury himself, but not very successful.

Thank you for the comments on my unknown roses.
I have had some problems with the firm as a second rose, which should have been the beautiful white Pascalli, has turned out to be a pale lemon with hints of red/orange on the tips of the petals.
Needless to say, I will not be dealing with them again even though the first time they did offer a refund or a replacement, but with the second rose they hinted that they thought I might be "trying it on" & wanted me to dig the roses up & return them.
What sort of packing would I have needed to send them back I wonder. lol

Take care everyone, the weekend is nigh.....

Hilary (*.*)x

Camera:Nikon D70 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Sigma 28-70mm
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:The Aquarium.
Username:DolphinLady DolphinLady
Uploaded:17 Sep 2009 - 8:56 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flash / lighting, Humour / fun
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BERTRAM  7 United Kingdom
17 Sep 2009 - 9:27 AM

A superb set of images.


A fabulous set of images, Hilary, all great captures. I think your problem with the rose firm needs to be taken to Watchdog! Carol

Image123  6 United Kingdom
17 Sep 2009 - 10:23 AM

superb set

wyatturp  10 England
17 Sep 2009 - 10:37 AM

You can look at this picture for a long time, well done

DougSmile now how many fish 1234-LOL-----V4 LOOKS SUPER TO

Last Modified By wyatturp at 17 Sep 2009 - 10:39 AM

amazing images, beautiful collections.

EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2009 - 12:15 PM

These are magical! Love V1 with all that activity and V5 with its smiling fish is a real delight! All so very well captured.


17 Sep 2009 - 1:00 PM

wonderful collection Hilary

Bob_V  8 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2009 - 4:13 PM

A fabulous set.

17 Sep 2009 - 8:12 PM

Wonderful Work.



An awesome set of aquatic images, it was well worth delving into the archives to fish these out. My favourite is v5 the happy little soul with such a comical expression, I also like his cheery yellow colour. V2 is good too, the expression on his face is priceless

18 Sep 2009 - 8:40 AM

All great shots.

18 Sep 2009 - 8:45 AM

A great set of images all very colourful



Great series Hilary. Got to be V4 for me-- he is great.


Hey hey...nice one with the turtle's reflection, Hilary! Smile And don't those yellow tails on the fishies stand out?? Vs 3 and 4 are reeeally amazing, by the way. So not easy catching these guys through the glass, especially with the kinda light available.

By the way, so glad you're not dealing with the firm anymore. Seriously not on.


panda  11 England1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Sep 2009 - 9:44 AM

Nice collection Hilary, I visited Plymouth Aquarium a few years ago.

Regards Phil

Last Modified By panda at 19 Sep 2009 - 9:44 AM
evelen  10 England
19 Sep 2009 - 6:36 PM

excellent colection of shots .


A fantastic collection of pictures Hilary. Some wonderful colours

20 Sep 2009 - 12:07 PM

Hi Hilary
Excellent collections of fish images, a really valued addition to your lovely photos of flowers!
( Ed's comments reflect the best what I wanted to say but his style I fail to ever achieve :-( )

25 Sep 2009 - 4:56 PM

Great set of colourful images, v4 and v5 looks like he's smiling.


Lovely set Hilary,number 4 best for me.

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