Here is another view of the hellebore from my garfen taken on a sunny morning last week. I am very pleased with the backlighting.

f16 1/60th , natural morning light, touch of flash and Photofiltre for levels

I am once again very grateful with your comments on my last up-load. So encouraging.

Hoping that this slightly different view will meet with your approval. As usual comments, critiques and advice are are welcomed.

Have a good evening and pleasant week-end,


Tags: Winter Garden Gloucestershire Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Digitally manipulated Hellebore orientales

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Bob_V 8 1 2 United States
1 Feb 2008 5:27PM
Great capture and presentation.

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dven Plus
11 25 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2008 5:36PM
I like the way you have managed to keep the detail in the shadows, with it back lit,

Chant57 Plus
10 395 3 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2008 5:41PM
Beautifully back lit.
cantona43 Plus
11 924 4 England
1 Feb 2008 5:43PM
wow the light on this shot is beautiful the detail and colour in the leafs are just amazing
1 Feb 2008 5:45PM
Beautiful image. Siverzone
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
1 Feb 2008 5:46PM
Now itīs only two month before the helleborus start to come up at home, good capture

Bodiewil 9 46 Wales
1 Feb 2008 5:52PM
Beautifully lit image so well captured

lonely_oryx 8 61 54 England
1 Feb 2008 6:06PM
Lovely light really makes this stand out
malarszk 10 25 1 Scotland
1 Feb 2008 6:13PM
Another lovely image with great lighting
mrswoolybill Plus
9 948 1479 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2008 6:21PM
Stunning light as ever. I love the tiny highlights along the edges of the leaves.
SKavanagh 8 312 5 England
1 Feb 2008 6:24PM
Excellent shot well captured
1 Feb 2008 6:25PM
Beautiful, stunning lighting and colours.
Sweep 10 43 England
1 Feb 2008 6:37PM
You photo's of the flowers are just great, you're use of natural light and flash fill works a real treat.
well done.
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2008 6:41PM
Another beauty
The colour and lighting are excellent
microchip 9 1 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2008 6:47PM
Beautiful capture and detail,with nice subdued lighting.
Cormy 8 3 England
1 Feb 2008 6:55PM
What gorgeous light !! Superb Shot.
Herge88 Plus
9 40 4 England
1 Feb 2008 7:07PM
Another fantastic use of light Jean.

Best Matt
nickyv32 9 135 England
1 Feb 2008 7:15PM
Love the backlight throught the petals, Lovely shot.

Hop-A-Long 9 52 England
1 Feb 2008 7:22PM
The colour and light is excellent. Lovely shot.
cheesey 10 2 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2008 7:26PM
Beautiful image, love the backlighting and detail.
1 Feb 2008 7:30PM
Beautiful lighting and detail Jean-Noel, well done.

rmr 9 1 Wales
1 Feb 2008 7:34PM
super lighting and detail
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
1 Feb 2008 7:35PM
This is wonderful, Jean-Noel, superb lighting and presentation. Carol
ChiliMan Plus
10 135 17 Singapore
1 Feb 2008 7:55PM
LOVE the light coming through! Great to be No. 30 Smile
climbing_orchid 11 321 1 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2008 7:57PM
Beautiful image - the lighting is superb, definately worthy of an RC so here's vote no 30
Liz x
Two people claiming #30! What is the world coming too?
Well thank you very much. Very pleased you like the photo. Jean-NoŽl
Very well lit excellent image. Will
akh Plus
12 1.2k 5 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2008 8:12PM
Lovely light.
danbrann Plus
11 620 17
1 Feb 2008 8:15PM
dianah 9 24.5k 4 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2008 8:25PM
It is the lighting in these shots that is so magical Jean..the flower is so beautiful too.
1 Feb 2008 8:49PM
Super shot, with great lighting..

piccy 10 8 Wales
1 Feb 2008 9:02PM
Gorgeous with the backlighting.
AnneWorner 8 620 43 United States
1 Feb 2008 9:05PM
The backlighting works really well here - it's a strong image visually.
I think Chiliman won on giving the RC - pays to vote first, then comment.
Nigel_95 Plus
10 260 2 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2008 10:41PM
Lovely depth from the backlighting.

DolphinLady 10 54 1 Wales
2 Feb 2008 4:13PM
I like this one slightly more than the last upload.
Wonderful how you have captured the sunlight shining through the petals.
A lovely composition.
fishy2 8
2 Feb 2008 6:48PM
superb shot.
PatriciaWilson 12 615 56 Greece
4 Feb 2008 12:52PM
you can't beat that lovely morning light, wonderful image.
Grim1 9 49 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2008 7:34PM
Love the backlighting.
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
6 Feb 2008 4:00PM
Even better than your previous upload, this is work of the highest calibre
Paul_cats 10 61 22 Scotland
8 Feb 2008 10:14AM
Excellent lighting on this one and a great comp.
Wow! 60!!!!!!
The best score ever for me. Thank you. Jean-NoŽl
12 Feb 2008 11:55PM
Make that 61 Jean-NoŽl. Great shot.
21 Mar 2008 5:18AM
Excellent lighting.
62 and counting....
Cheers, Mac

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