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Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
5 Oct 2013 4:12AM
A lovely red, I see the shadow. Good one Herman.

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S_Psharma 4 1 India
5 Oct 2013 4:26AM
Outstanding picture beautiful composition.
5 Oct 2013 4:27AM
A beautiful shade of red Herman Grin
kathryn
ColleenA Plus
4 322 4 Australia
5 Oct 2013 4:53AM
Morning Herman, no rain here but blowing gales out, will have to hold onto my camera in Hout Bay. I was going to upload a poppy today so had to look for another image...A great shot....well done
5 Oct 2013 5:14AM
A really effective shot, Herman.
Lovely picture.

An unusual triple poppy appeared in our garden, self seeded.
The pods (about 30) have dried out now and I've collected the seeds.
About a million I would think!
Guess whose village is going to be the poppy capital of the UK next year!
I will walk about like Johnny Appleseed but scattering poppies.
Mollycat Plus
3 11 2 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2013 5:46AM
Lovely image Herman. The red is gorgeous Grin Peter.
CarolG Plus
10 198 19 Greece
5 Oct 2013 6:12AM
A delightful image, Herman. Weather not much better here, either, wicked winds, very overcast and cold Sad Carol
5 Oct 2013 6:22AM
A super image. Well composed and captured, Herman. Love the colours and detail of the bloom and 'pods.

Lavina
5 Oct 2013 6:59AM
I love poppies. Beautiful.

Harriet
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
5 Oct 2013 7:00AM
Lovely colours and comp

Peter
Diggeo 3 13 Greece
5 Oct 2013 7:33AM
Nice close-up Herman! The colors and texture in the flower are amazing.
mistere Plus
3 1 3 England
5 Oct 2013 7:44AM
Nice image H. Something in that picture seems very familiar, cant quite put my
finger on it thoughSmileWink.
Have a great Sunday.

Dave.
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
5 Oct 2013 7:52AM
Very eye catching image Herman.

Albert
I think you only just qualify for Saturday shadow but it doesn't alter the fact that this is a great image.

Mary
UrbaneMagick 4 172 1 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2013 8:14AM
Beautiful image....and colour. Gareth Smile
xwang 7 55 8
5 Oct 2013 8:35AM
Wow.. how beautiful! Wonderful colour contrast..
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 10 10 England
5 Oct 2013 8:44AM
You have nailed the colour so well HermanSmile
Joan.
ali63 Plus
4 756 1 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2013 8:56AM
Stunning image Herman, have a good day,

Ali GrinGrinGrin
5 Oct 2013 9:00AM
What a beautiful colour it is! Quite brilliant! We still have Chinese poppies flowering but they are almost finished now.
RonnieAG Plus
7 153 116 Scotland
5 Oct 2013 9:29AM
The green pods make an excellent and appropriate surround and backdrop for this vibrant red poppy, Herman.
Ronnie.
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
5 Oct 2013 9:39AM
Wonderful in your face capture Herman, they are so photogenic, very subtle shadow.

Regards

Trev.
5 Oct 2013 9:42AM
A lovely bright poppy image Herman, let's hope today's weather turns out just as nice for us.

Jenny Smile
5 Oct 2013 9:44AM
beautiful
canonfan 6 7 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2013 9:49AM
Fantastic image Herman
Jim
NDODS Plus
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2013 10:05AM
The contrasts are beautifully observed and captured herman.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
Caziwinkles 4 3 1 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2013 10:18AM
A beautiful bright red poppy Herman - brightens up any day. Superb DoF. Smile

Carol
Brian65 7 2 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2013 10:24AM
Great image Herman, love the comp.
Brian
Nikonuser1 Plus
4 108 14 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2013 10:46AM
Great capture Herman, great colourSmile

Cliff
5 Oct 2013 10:59AM

Quote:A beautiful bright red poppy Herman - brightens up any day. Superb DoF. Smile - I agree very much ! GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin --- Jukka.Smile

Carol

5 Oct 2013 11:10AM
Lovely close up, Herman! I love this red colour!Smile
Regards Valery
Mototaur 4 31 England
5 Oct 2013 11:14AM
Beautifully captured .vibrant red colouring Smile
ChiliMan Plus
10 135 17 Singapore
5 Oct 2013 11:18AM
Definitely qualifies for Saturday with that shadow Grin

But of course I'm drawn mainly to that amazing RED. Totally what I'd 'chilli red'...like the one in your UA!

Very well shot, this, Herman Smile

Andrew
Tish1 Plus
3 16 3 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2013 11:40AM
Stunning red going on there Herman, it is my experience and understanding, that reds are one of the hardest colours to photograph, well, you make it look so easy and it is a delight to see, especially with such a great background.

Lanzarotti was wonderful and when I went to the Africa side of the Island I waved to you, but I didn't see you wave back Sad

Tish
EileenH 3 1 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2013 12:00PM
Beautiful image as usual. It is a lovely sunny day here in Cornwall.

Eileen
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
5 Oct 2013 12:16PM
A brilliant red poppy--- what a find color-- (wish I had one like it)
Beautiful poppies, Herman. Ready to collect the seeds? Use them in bread making.

A rainy and cool morning here in Upstate New York where I am doing a craft show.

Peter
Mike_Smith Plus
9 339 1 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2013 12:31PM
Hi Herman, great shot beautiful colour too, be a long time before we have these again, next spring seems a long time away
Chinga Plus
6 3 1 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2013 12:32PM
Stunning colours on your subject... IB
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
5 Oct 2013 1:04PM
Gorgeous red on this poppy.
5 Oct 2013 1:16PM
Superb capture, Herman!
George
myrab 10 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2013 1:51PM
A very vibrant colour Herman, a nice image,

Myra
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
5 Oct 2013 3:20PM
A splendid red Herman.
Good d.o.f. too.
Excellent shot.
Mick.
5 Oct 2013 4:23PM
beautiful shade of red
PaulLiley 7 2 13 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2013 4:40PM
a fine composition and image. paul
5 Oct 2013 4:54PM
A super image, Herman.

Richard
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2013 4:55PM
Absolutely gorgeous.
capto Plus
4 4.1k 8 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2013 5:18PM
Excellent backdrop for the poppy.Smile

ivor
5 Oct 2013 5:18PM
Fabulous shot Herman I just love poppies - great shadow tooSmileSmile
JuBarney Plus
5 20 3 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2013 5:42PM
A super close up of this glorious poppy.
Sunshine all day here for a change!
Ju
netta1234 Plus
4 381 2 Wales
5 Oct 2013 5:43PM
A brilliant image with lovely shadowSmile
NettaSmile
jasonrwl Plus
6 1.1k 10 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2013 5:49PM
Very colourful Herman
Jason
Beautiful flower and wonderful colour. I like that you have kept the seed heads in the shot - they are so pretty.
1881 4 India
5 Oct 2013 7:21PM
EXCELLENTTongue work


SANJEEV
5 Oct 2013 10:54PM
Beautiful close up Herman, but I hope you are not thinking of taking up smoking.....Don
5 Oct 2013 11:22PM
Lovely shot Herman. Amazing colour. Cathy
6 Oct 2013 4:35PM
A very fine colour indeed Herman it jumps off the screen at you

GrahamGrinGrinGrin
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
6 Oct 2013 5:41PM
how that red primadonna stands out among humble seed pods Smile
Irishkate Plus
6 38 102 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2013 10:19PM
I love the one open poppy against those seed heads.
Beautiful.
KateGrinGrinGrin
Potra 3 Venezuela
13 Oct 2013 3:25AM
It stands out like in a 3D image.
M

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