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By Jasper87  
Fairly straight forward shot of the centre of a lily. Just fancied a bit of colour this time Grin.

Iso200, f11, 1/160s, 100mm, tripod and remote release, natural lighting.

Many thanks to Andy for his UA on the Kings Course Terminus (the photo, not where he awarded it!! GrinGrin), and to all you other kind folk that commented or clicked.

No comment on the weather Sad.


Tags: Lily Yellow Flowers and plants

Voters: marktc, PaulLiley, barbarahirst and 111 more

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marktc Plus
9 101 15 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2012 7:38AM
Good morning Dave, not what I expected! However a wonderfully bright and beautiful image to start the day! Lovely.
PaulLiley 11 2 13 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2012 7:39AM
Who mentioned the weather uggghh. Great macro Dave. Paul
barbarahirst 12 27 12 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2012 7:44AM
This really is a beauty!
wet here as well...
AnnChown Plus
10 207 1 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2012 7:47AM
I didn't expect this from you Dave! Love the composition and the dof - and that sunny much needed colour for today!
nonur 11 18 13 Turkey
21 Jun 2012 7:48AM
Very clever and creative, I like it a lot!
CaroleS Plus
10 442 3 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2012 8:00AM
Rain here too. Love the full frame image and with such clarity, great shot.
jdinne 17 16 England
21 Jun 2012 8:01AM
Wow Dave very diferent from you Smile brightened a dull wet Yorkshire morning up Smile. Stunning.........

andylea 11 37 1 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2012 8:09AM
brilliant detail dave wonderful colours and tones a real cracker nice one Wink
Wonderful zappy burst of complimentary colour.. Great frame filled composition, Something different to add to your p/f
franken Plus
18 5.1k 4 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2012 8:40AM
This is beautiful!

Carrie_1 10 2 6 Wales
21 Jun 2012 8:54AM
Lovely detail, nicely presented.
NDODS 10 5.2k 127 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2012 9:11AM
An extremely good macro photograph full of natural colour, detail and great light. Superbly presented. Top quality.

Regards Nathan
morpheus1955 13 3 2 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2012 9:12AM
Fantastic shot Dave, fabulous vibrant colour, excellent detail and dof , a real beauty

A lovely subtle formation I like with great processing.
Well done. WesternRed.
21 Jun 2012 9:34AM
Fabulous image captured Dave. Both technically and aesthetically an outstanding macro. Especially I love the colors and presentation. Deep
Rock 18 10 2 England
21 Jun 2012 9:35AM
Interesting shot.

The colour is superb.

bill33 Plus
9 52 1 Scotland
21 Jun 2012 9:54AM
Love the strong vibrant colours and the detail on the stamen Dave, something to brighten up a dull and overcast day here, well done, Bill.
PaulMillar 9 83 2 Scotland
21 Jun 2012 10:00AM
Nice detail dave, strong colours...................

11 10 10 England
21 Jun 2012 10:02AM
Superb macro - excellent detail.
RonnieAG Plus
10 154 119 Scotland
21 Jun 2012 10:15AM
Excellent frame filling macro, Dave, and with careful use of selective focus, concentrating the eye exactly where wanted.
21 Jun 2012 10:17AM
cannot put it better that the above from Ronnie

PhilT2 Plus
10 531 31 England
21 Jun 2012 10:27AM
A blaze of gold makes you want to look at this image...............I see I am not alone Wink. Beautifully presented example of a great photograph.
Irishkate Plus
10 42 118 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2012 10:27AM
The mark of a man who knows what he's doing!
Beautifully controlled image.Great processing and superb
mikbee 13 3 8 Scotland
21 Jun 2012 12:07PM
A bit of detail well picked out Dave.
Super colour.
Super shot.
mrswoolybill Plus
13 2.3k 2268 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2012 12:46PM
Love the way you have isolated the naughty bits.
great DOF sharp at the point
taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
21 Jun 2012 1:02PM
Brilliant---good choices made here--- crop, focus, color and frame!
User_Removed 11 80 1 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2012 1:23PM
Ohhhh a macro for today, and a very nice one too, great image! No comment on the weather? Why not? It's glorious...and wet Tongue We had 2 days of sun, so now a month of rain to balance it out Wink
danbrann 16 640 17
21 Jun 2012 1:40PM
What a strong yellow. At least it gets noticed in the thumbnails and it's an excellent image.
CHRISB911 14 54 1
21 Jun 2012 2:04PM
great colour, great macro
User_Removed 10 48 1 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2012 2:12PM
Super macro Dave, everything spot on.
21 Jun 2012 3:12PM
Superb macro Dave,love the strong vibrant colours,well done..Lin
TrevBatWCC Plus
12 13 16 England
21 Jun 2012 3:16PM
Well, can't argue with that title, Dave! Wink A cracking close-up Smile
Trev Smile
CarolG 13 199 20 Greece
21 Jun 2012 3:16PM
A beautiful presentation, Dave, very effective. Carol
Philip_H 8 1.4k United Kingdom
21 Jun 2012 4:48PM
Striking and vibrant!

21 Jun 2012 4:49PM
The colour and detail is amazing
Ade_Osman 17 4.5k 36 England
21 Jun 2012 4:57PM
Love how you've used DOF and selective focus on this, bang on!

carper123 Plus
8 1.3k 8 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2012 5:32PM
Hi Dave, is there any subject that you are no good at. Brilliant creative image the colour is wonderful and i luv your presentation, well up there with your best.
Well done.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmileWink
pamelajean Plus
14 1.4k 2158 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2012 5:33PM
I can't really add anything more, and think Ade sums it up, but it's beautifully photographed and presented.
1881 8 India
21 Jun 2012 6:01PM
Bright image , well done.
HELANA 10 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2012 7:24PM
So meny comments all ready that is difficult to think of somethin else,Brilliant image.
pluckyfilly 14 351 33 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2012 7:35PM
stunningly beautifulGrin
xwang 11 56 8
21 Jun 2012 7:37PM
Ahh... new direction.. artyGrin Excellent colour and presentation.. A beauty!Wink
213hardy 12 719 England
21 Jun 2012 8:03PM
Super Macro, Dave, Nice work

Lillian Plus
11 23 17 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2012 8:16PM
Yellow....yes it certainly is, and what a great shot, macro at it's best Dave
clintQB 9 51 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2012 8:27PM
Very arty...i like!! Grin
Niknut Plus
10 2.7k 82 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2012 9:07PM
Mmmmm....cracking bit of detail !!!
Trev_B 13 151 68 England
21 Jun 2012 9:08PM
Well you certainly got some colour Dave, great pin sharp FG against a lovely soft BG.

pdcche 10 4 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2012 9:42PM
Superb macro shot Dave, Peter..
moiral 10 12 Scotland
21 Jun 2012 9:49PM
Stop making your own sunshine TongueGrin. Don't often see flowers from you. Nice detail here.
As far as I know, no one took a shot of me hanging over the bridge, but an American lady thought I was taking pics of an empty crisp packet!!!!! As if, I was just checking it was definitely empty Grin.
zapar40 10 66 5 Wales
21 Jun 2012 9:50PM
beautiful capture Dave, nicely presented with the border lines.
gajewski 16 10 9 United States
21 Jun 2012 9:52PM
A wonderful macro, Dave.
achieverswales 10 8 101 Wales
21 Jun 2012 9:58PM
Stunning capture Dave.


canonfan 10 7 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2012 11:15PM
Fantastic macro shot and striking colours Dave
posty57 12 6 2 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2012 6:33AM
Under house arrest were you ? Well at least you made good use of your time...stunning !

ugly Plus
12 9 57 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2012 7:00AM
A very bright image...
The yellow is very eye catching but the detail of the petalts is lost but you gain so much on the Orange stamen.
Very nice work....

jasonrwl Plus
10 1.1k 10 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2012 7:32AM
... and colour you have given us! Very well done and nicely presented Dave
barbarahirst 12 27 12 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2012 8:00AM
featured E2 piccy at the moment .....SmileSmileSmileSmile
Fefe Plus
8 53 34 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2012 8:03AM
Just spotted this as featured E2........................... Unusual looking bridge DaveGrin
Great image!
prabhusinha 12 5 5 India
22 Jun 2012 4:45PM
A cracking macro.
annettep38 9 219 42 Germany
22 Jun 2012 4:47PM
a lovely sunny picture you achieved here, well done!
VivienO 10 1 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2012 11:09PM
Unexpected and delightful
KingBee Plus
14 544 2 Scotland
23 Jun 2012 3:15PM
Mellow Yellow indeed.


Rach1970 12 14 1 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2012 7:52PM
Nice one Dave.
23 Jun 2012 9:16PM
Love the composition
gingerdelight 14 298 11 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2012 9:22PM
A superb macro!
Glostopcat 14 255 2 England
23 Jun 2012 9:39PM
A fab close up study, such vivid yellow colour and excellent selective focusing
24 Jun 2012 7:24AM
Dave. What part of London was this lol. Glade you have finally dusted of your macro lens!!! Brilliantly caught. limited colour pallet but rich and impactive. Great score shows you have hidden, not so hidden talents. Regards Russell
ChiliMan 14 135 17 Singapore
24 Jun 2012 7:58AM
WOW. Wonderful frame-filling shot and those anthers stand out so well against the yellow, don't they??

cleg 10 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2012 11:34AM
Stunning image.
24 Jun 2012 5:36PM
A lovely splash of colour and I like how you have positioned the border line.Gill
Chinga Plus
9 3 2 United Kingdom
25 Jun 2012 6:10AM
Delicious image!
The centre looks like a juicy lemon sweet ready to eat with a hint of naughty action with all that pollen ready to pounce on anything that touches it. Looks great. Very good work. IB
NaturesHaven 9 283 6 England
26 Jun 2012 8:12PM
How did I miss this yellow peril.................sorry I've been slacking.............SadSad
evelen 15 5 England
28 Jun 2012 6:17PM
beautiful image .
LexEquine 14 1 19 United States
29 Jun 2012 3:50AM
'Outstanding & beautiful vividly colored Super Macro Floral Image!' ~ Peter
Tibetan 8 3 England
9 Jul 2012 5:04PM
Nice one good clear shot and detail, thank you for your comment, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
9 Jul 2012 11:24PM
Love this image. I have been trying to get a clear image like this for days, but always have shadows in mine (no there is no sun in my garden) I will keep trying and hope to get one as good as this soon. when I do I will let you know. Smile Elaine
Ayoob 9 Australia
16 Jul 2012 2:56PM
Brilliant macro shot..........GrinGrinGrin
12 Aug 2012 1:47AM
This is truly a stunner, Luv the colours, detail and precise focal points!

Have a great day,
Suz Smile

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