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Red Heads

By Richsr
Discovered a field of Poppies in flower about a mile away from my home last week. Wanted to get some close ups of them in the sun.
Shot with a polarizer attached and using the sun to back light them.

Thanks for looking and comments and feedback always welcome.
Regards
Richard

Tags: General Flowers and plants Close-up and macro

Voters: motorsportpictures, redstag, maryg and 117 more

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Comments


13 Jul 2009 7:22PM
Superb lighting and compositon.
Scott

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redstag 11 100 15 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2009 7:22PM
Love the warmth in this image, beautiful.
Jon
maryg 8 66 18 Scotland
13 Jul 2009 7:23PM
Love the flimsy nature of the flowerhead, and the backlighting on the red is gorgeous, a lovely image
Mary
LeeFisher 7 59 8 England
13 Jul 2009 7:24PM
beautiful image.
fish.
Richsr 9 91 223 England
13 Jul 2009 7:26PM
Thanks Scott, Jon Mary and Fish.
Regards Richard.
martin.w 14 446 22 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2009 7:31PM
Good use of the light, works well Smile
Briwooly 11 452 5 England
13 Jul 2009 7:35PM
Caught some great light in this one

Brian.........................................
Rach1970 8 14 1 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2009 7:37PM
Great! Such strong colours and very effective light through the petals.
Rachel
13 Jul 2009 7:41PM
Superb, vibrant and great light. Sylvia
bobalot Plus
10 10 England
13 Jul 2009 7:41PM
great image Richard, my teams colour wins every time.

Bob
cameragirl 12 43 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2009 7:58PM
Great image, lighting, composition and colours!
derekhansen Plus
8 210 24 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2009 7:59PM
I love poppies and this is an excellent photograph. Very good technically and a lovely composition.
Derek
13 Jul 2009 7:59PM
Beautiful detail and rich colours.
Gina
danbrann Plus
12 629 17
13 Jul 2009 8:16PM
Well planned and skillfully photographed Richard. A superb image. You do like your redheads...
Richsr 9 91 223 England
13 Jul 2009 8:26PM
Thanks for all your comments and feedback everyone, much appreciated.
Regards Richard.
woolybill1 Plus
10 22 68 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2009 8:30PM
The polariser and the light have worked well for you, Richard. The backlighting is very lovely.
Regards
Bill
Rachel99 7 1 2 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2009 8:37PM
Beautiful image. Lovely colour and light
Cormy 9 3 England
13 Jul 2009 8:46PM
Lovely rich reds Rich.Super shot.
Cheers
Alan
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 10 10 England
13 Jul 2009 9:00PM
Wonderful colour and beautifully presented.
Joan.
13 Jul 2009 9:05PM
The colours and the light are wonderful. I keep finding new fields cropping up all over the place.
andy210966 9 4 119 Wales
13 Jul 2009 9:17PM
Fabulous piece of photography Richard!

Andy
kinfatric 12 550 9 Scotland
13 Jul 2009 9:18PM
a lovely composition and very well captured
Sezz Plus
11 617 15 England
13 Jul 2009 9:51PM
Beautifully lit, gorgeous colour - excellent work Richard!

Sarah *
ColouredImages 12 47 35 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2009 10:03PM
Lovely bright summery shot
Mike
cjl47 8 4 3 England
13 Jul 2009 10:10PM
Stunning colour, well spotted and captured.
chris
Richsr 9 91 223 England
13 Jul 2009 10:20PM
Thanks for all your comments every one very much appreciated.
regards Richard.
Steve_S Plus
11 180 3 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2009 10:55PM
Excellent image Richard
Steve
Stace Plus
8 2 2 England
13 Jul 2009 10:58PM
Great summer capture

Stace
hary60 7 2 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2009 11:01PM
Stunning capture superb lighting and colours
Harry
rontear Plus
13 8 8 England
13 Jul 2009 11:07PM
Bold and vibrant Richard. Ron.
Hoffy Plus
12 262 16 England
13 Jul 2009 11:15PM
Good lighting and colour.
Bob_V 9 1 2 United States
14 Jul 2009 4:15AM
Fabulous light and color in this fabulous image Richard.
Bob
Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
14 Jul 2009 5:52AM
Lovely light and colour Rich.
Tom.
LesF 10 182 9
14 Jul 2009 6:16AM
A fine poppy shot this Richard

LesF
It's so hard to capture the colour of these wonderful blooms, they float on the slightest of wind.

Dougie
Mynett 8 142 6 United Kingdom
14 Jul 2009 7:15AM
lovely fresh capture of these beauties

Linda

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dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
14 Jul 2009 8:38AM
beautifully taken taken Richards, I like the light and colours in this.
regards
Yung
Richsr 9 91 223 England
14 Jul 2009 10:48AM
Thanks for all the comments and feedback much apprecaited.
Regards Richard.
StevenPrice 12 30 2 England
14 Jul 2009 11:14AM
super colours Richard.
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
14 Jul 2009 11:51AM
Such wonderful color and light. The polarizer was a fine choice.
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
14 Jul 2009 11:57AM
My favourite flower - must try to capture some of these before they all disappear. Lovely image, Richard, super detail and lighting.
TrevB Smile
photophantom 8 108 3 Philippines
14 Jul 2009 12:19PM
lovely image, great shot Rich
Dennis
Beautiful picture, love the red color Smile
redshank 7 1 United Kingdom
14 Jul 2009 3:58PM
Wonderful detailed shot
bayleaf 9 8 United Kingdom
14 Jul 2009 4:57PM
A super capture.
John.
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
14 Jul 2009 6:18PM
nice.lesley
14 Jul 2009 6:26PM
A stunning shot, love it, lovely colours

Nicky
Herge88 Plus
9 40 4 England
14 Jul 2009 8:00PM
Lovely light and great colour in this Richard.

Best Matt
Richsr 9 91 223 England
15 Jul 2009 8:35AM
Thanks again for all your comments everyone.
Regards Richard.
icphoto 15 2.2k England
15 Jul 2009 1:38PM
Stunning, great lighting and saturation, I bet it looks brilliant printed BIG
Anjantoo 8 7 1 England
15 Jul 2009 5:11PM
Just beautiful, gorgous colours!
Jann
xxx
Dave_Holdham 7 4 1 Wales
15 Jul 2009 8:44PM
Stunning image, well captured and presented
16 Jul 2009 3:48AM
such a beautiful capture... would make a beautiful wall hanging
16 Jul 2009 9:12AM
Richard this is very very nice. Lovely shot.

Carsten
phil99 10 45 6 United Kingdom
16 Jul 2009 12:43PM
Superb lighting and composition ....Phil
sable 8 9 7 England
16 Jul 2009 2:34PM
A stunning and different Poppy shot - I love poppies with their vibrant colours - great colour and detail - I like the angle you have take the shot at - superb use of light and good dof - complimented by presentation - Elizabeth
Techno Plus
8 1.9k 8 England
16 Jul 2009 5:54PM
Works beautifully, clever use of light and dof..

Mal
great composition and the red colour is so strong i like it very much, too bad that poppies don't have smell, otherwise i am sure i could smell them even from the photo Smile

Alessandra
Baz72 7 30 Scotland
17 Jul 2009 12:24PM
Nice light in this.
Brian.
17 Jul 2009 3:38PM
Delightful colours and light, love the DOF.
Alex
Richsr 9 91 223 England
17 Jul 2009 3:53PM
Thanks again everyone for your comments and feedback very much appreciated.
Regards Richard.
BURNBLUE Plus
10 12 1 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2009 9:28PM
Beautiful Rich.

Regards Simon.
Nick_w Plus
9 4.3k 99 England
17 Jul 2009 10:38PM
Cracking image Richard
17 Jul 2009 11:17PM
Fantastic shot.
Dave
old timer 12 55 1 Scotland
18 Jul 2009 7:47AM
Love the colour and the backlighting.
Jim
Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
19 Jul 2009 11:32AM
Lovely shot with beautiful colour and tones.
Rende
19 Jul 2009 6:30PM
Beautiful, seasonal image, with excellent light,
Johanna
20 Jul 2009 1:15PM
stiunn shot
JouŠo 12 56 Finland
20 Jul 2009 6:07PM
love it.............

Jouko
MickyMc 9 8 United Kingdom
22 Jul 2009 1:04PM
Brilliant title too
Mavis
Cor 7 Belgium
30 Jul 2009 7:27AM
Well taken. Very fine colours.
Cor.
Hebe 9 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2009 9:05PM
Such beautiful vibrancy in this stunning capture.
11 Jan 2010 10:16AM
A great image/backlighting/dof......WELL DONE.

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