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Lavender

By Lillian  
My visit today to Mayfield Lavender farm in Surrey

a selection here from today, a lovely relaxing day and with the aroma
wow, so hope you like all with the 70-300mm lens..even the butterfly!!
and all hand held...funny just remembered, not a tripod in sight!

V2 one of the feilds
V3 a bee on lavender
V4 a butterfly..poorly captured...but I tried!!
V5 me in lavender!!...sad I know!


Thank you Steve and Chris for your awards on the fishing cat...appreciated

Lillian

Tags: Bee General Butterfly Flowers and plants Lavender Fields

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Comments


11 Jul 2014 12:32AM
stunning set love the little skipper shot especially

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mikbee Plus
8 3 8 Scotland
11 Jul 2014 12:54AM
Fine shots Lillian.
And I have heard about girls like you
that like to bathe in lavender oil !!
Mick.
11 Jul 2014 1:29AM
How very lovely - the colours, focus and DOF are awesome. V5 - nice to meet you Lillian Smile

Mary
Mollycat Plus
2 11 2 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2014 1:43AM
The aroma must have been intoxicating Lillian. All lovely shots, and to see you... nice.
Peter GrinGrinGrin
11 Jul 2014 1:52AM
Lovely composed lavender images. Especially nice one in V5. You look lovely, sitting there between the rows.
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
11 Jul 2014 2:29AM
Cool enough to wear pants and a vest-- --enviable situation

Oh, and the lavender is to die for-- V! sings out loud!
CarolG Plus
9 192 18 Greece
11 Jul 2014 5:01AM
Glorious images from an obviously most enjoyable day out, Lillian, love the skipper Smile Carol
bobsblues 6 10 2 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2014 5:47AM
Cracking shots Lillian love the focusing on V2
Rob
11 Jul 2014 6:09AM
Great set of images V1 really is top notch well done

Bob
Andysnapper Plus
7 109 25 England
11 Jul 2014 6:48AM
Very nice indeed, a lovely , varied and interesting series.

Andy
LynneJoyce Plus
7 20 99 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2014 6:48AM
Nice set, V1 is greetings card material.
11 Jul 2014 6:49AM
fine dof and selective focus here Lillian a very pleasing image

Graham
andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2014 6:49AM
brilliant set lillian wonderful colours and detail v1 for me today super dof a cracker nice one Wink
andy
netta1234 Plus
3 291 2 Wales
11 Jul 2014 7:15AM
Lillian I just don't know what to saySmile
All these are lovely especially the one with you in itSmile
Have you any moreSmile
NettaSmile
SUE118 Plus
7 8 1 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2014 7:28AM
These are super and I can smell the lavender from here. Good job Bertie's not around he goes mad for Lavender. SmileSmile
11 Jul 2014 7:31AM
Five beautiful shots Lillian with V1 being my favourite Smile
Jan
fentiger Plus
14 916 23 England
11 Jul 2014 7:37AM
A truly beautiful set Lillian ~ No. 1 is a cracking study.

Albert
11 Jul 2014 7:54AM
Fine set Lillian, V1 a bit special and my favourite,
Fred.
11 Jul 2014 8:15AM
That lens is a marvel Lillian. I hate lugging around a tripod and most times I don't. Lavender is terribly difficult to photograph and these are all fantastic and you look great.

Maureen
rayme330 Plus
4 17 1 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2014 8:16AM
A lovely series Lillian.

Ray
11 Jul 2014 8:19AM
An excellent and varied set, Lillian - I love the composition and depth of field in V1.

Richard
11 Jul 2014 8:24AM
Excellent series - the insects are stand alone pictures.
Nikonuser1 Plus
3 17 10 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2014 8:34AM
Excellent set of images Lillian, really like V1Smile

Cliff
morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2014 8:50AM
Lovely set of images Lillian

Hugh
CaroleS Plus
5 364 3 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2014 9:38AM
Wonderful haze of lavender, very obliging skipper in V4, love that oneGrin
rontear Plus
12 8 7 England
11 Jul 2014 10:11AM
" Lavender blue dilly dilly " a tune comes to mind LillianGrin Strong colours, right light.
Ron
Irishkate Plus
5 33 92 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2014 10:18AM
Looking great gal amongst the lavender!
I do envy you this shoot - love V1 and V3.
Kate GrinGrinGrin
11 Jul 2014 10:50AM
beautiful set of images , as for v5 well you look very nice indeed amongst that lavenderSmileSmileSmile
A superb set of images




Billy
JuBarney Plus
4 10 3 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2014 12:56PM
V1 is absolutely stunning, and love V5 too!
You look so chilled, ready for your holiday.
Ju
The smell of lavender in that field must have been truly
AwesomeSmileSmile Smile

paul
EMJAYCEE Plus
6 9 10 England
11 Jul 2014 1:51PM
Got to be V1 Lillian with the glamour girl a very close second.SmileSmileSmileGrinGrinGrin
Joan
super set lillian lovely colors. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
11 Jul 2014 3:32PM
Seems to be plenty of lavender about now - even up town in the centre of Wakefield outside the Cathedral! Smile Lovely set, Lillian - rather like V3 with the the bee coming in to land...like the selfie in V5 too! Wink
User_Removed 3 4 1 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2014 3:46PM
Stunning set Lillian. a great new lens you have there. Smile
Wonderful captures!
George
11 Jul 2014 4:07PM
Lovely set Lillian

David
Maiwand Plus
9 3 71 England
11 Jul 2014 4:12PM
Excellent series of Lavender images Lillian.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron
11 Jul 2014 4:29PM
Love them all Lillian. A superb set and a lovely picture of you at the end GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

Kathryn
Niknut Plus
5 1.1k 68 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2014 4:46PM
Beautiful !!!.....expertly isolated for a very effective, almost 3D result !.Smile
11 Jul 2014 6:08PM
Beautiful images Lillian, Good to see you ,

Myra
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.5k 148 England
11 Jul 2014 9:33PM
You dressed for this photo shoot didn't you, Lillian GrinGrin A very good set.

Dave
tomcat Plus
10 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2014 9:40PM
Bugger the flowers

Methinks you nailed an Essex SkipperWink

Adrian
11 Jul 2014 10:10PM
What a lovely set Lillian. That must have been an amazing smell. Cathy
Lillian Plus
6 21 16 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2014 10:18PM
Ha Ha Adrian..laughing out loud!! and was he wearing a cap at sea??
had to keep bright and cheerful Dave
hope was loud enough...for that 'skipper'!!
ahoy there skipperWink
dark_lord Plus
11 1.7k 259 England
11 Jul 2014 10:35PM
Very nice set of images, really like V4 with the skipper Smile
Chinga Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
12 Jul 2014 12:06PM
What a lovely perfumed set! Grin
IB
Stunning set of images, Lillian. Beautiful captures.

Fred
Glostopcat Plus
9 255 2 England
19 Jul 2014 7:41PM
A lovely set of images Lillian, all are a pleasure to view

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