By CaroleS
A camellia making the most of the sun - hard to find blooms that have not been frosted, but they are there if you search.

A big thank you to PhillipMinnis for a GEA on Lost for Words and also to digital_boi, barbarahirst, Caziwinkles, Bzox and moiral for their User Award.


Also a thank you for your kind wishes. Nick's sister fell and fractured her ankle on Easter Monday, the ward was then closed because of the noro virus and the poor soul was without visitors for 12 days, her phone would not hold its charge either! Last Wednesday she had the 'scaffolding' removed in a 5 hour op when they put in plates and 16 pins, but at least by Thursday the ward was then open again. Indications are that she may be allowed home this week.

Tags: General Camellia Flowers and plants Close-up and macro

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22 Apr 2013 2:30PM
The lighting is excellent

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boov Plus
3 2 United Kingdom
22 Apr 2013 2:35PM
Super shot....
22 Apr 2013 2:38PM
A superb close up, Carole!

achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
22 Apr 2013 2:39PM
Beautiful light and exposure Carole.


22 Apr 2013 2:46PM

Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
22 Apr 2013 2:53PM
A lovely capture of a beautiful camellia.....Sandy
ColleenA Plus
4 319 4 Australia
22 Apr 2013 3:11PM
Another great capture, well done on your awardsGrinGrin
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
22 Apr 2013 3:12PM
Beautifully lit and captured in excellent detail, the veining in the petals so well recorded.
And I like your presentation too, the bloom standing out so well against the more subdued b/g.
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
22 Apr 2013 3:29PM
Congratulations Carole. A wonderful image of the flower,great DOF, excellent exposure, and spot on focus. Every detail of the flower petals is beautifully presented and displayed. Probably the best flower shot I have seen on the site.GrinGrinGrinGrin
Lovely lighting showing amazing colour.
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
22 Apr 2013 3:42PM
A stunning floral composition captured in the best possible light...

Regards NathanGrin
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
22 Apr 2013 3:56PM
A fabulous looking and perfect Camellia, clearly undamaged by the weather. The colours, details and light are superb.

22 Apr 2013 3:58PM
Beautiful light and exposure
franken Plus
14 4.0k 4 Wales
22 Apr 2013 4:02PM
Wonderful image Carole.

AnnChown Plus
6 199 1 United Kingdom
22 Apr 2013 4:20PM
The light brings out the detail in a wonderful way Carole!
danbrann Plus
12 624 17
22 Apr 2013 4:23PM
Such a beautiful capture Carole.
Canonshots 6 130 13 United Kingdom
22 Apr 2013 4:47PM
My camelia bush is full of buds right now, so I suggest you give yours a few more days, and you'll get the chance to take plenty of shots as good as this one.
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
22 Apr 2013 4:59PM
Colour and detail, and beautifully lit against the dark bg, Carole.

andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
22 Apr 2013 5:09PM
brilliant light and shadows carole wonderful detail and colours a beauty nice one Wink
22 Apr 2013 5:13PM
Beautiful image, love the colour
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
22 Apr 2013 5:35PM
A very beautiful flower, Carole, but it's the wonderful lighting that makes this a winner, so it just has to get my UA Wink
Trev Smile
JuBarney Plus
5 20 3 United Kingdom
22 Apr 2013 5:46PM

Quote:Beautifully lit and captured in excellent detail, the veining in the petals so well recorded.
And I like your presentation too, the bloom standing out so well against the more subdued b/g.

I agree
22 Apr 2013 6:08PM
Gorgeous, just love the dappled light on Flowers, but I might've said that beforeSmile
Smashing image Carole.

John Smile
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
22 Apr 2013 7:25PM
7 10 10 England
22 Apr 2013 7:35PM
A superb image.
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
22 Apr 2013 8:30PM
What a beautiful flower - well captured and in excellent condition - I hope Nick's sister continues to make good progress
ChiliMan Plus
10 135 17 Singapore
22 Apr 2013 8:34PM
Oh dear...poor thing! All the best to Nick's sister, Carole Sad

Exquisite shot you've got here, by the way. The light and detail are ammmaaazing.

taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
23 Apr 2013 12:18AM
Exquisite and more! Amazingly beautiful!
Irishkate Plus
6 38 100 United Kingdom
23 Apr 2013 12:51AM
This Camelia is singing off the screen - beautifully lit an a gorgeous colour.
Congratulations on your GEA again. Your flower images are wonderful.
A lot of good images tonight - not enough awards to give to all.
Dinky65 3 1 United States
23 Apr 2013 1:18AM
Very nice.
Ray42 8 3 England
23 Apr 2013 7:18AM
canonfan 6 7 United Kingdom
23 Apr 2013 11:14AM
A stunning image Carole
Brian65 7 2 United Kingdom
23 Apr 2013 4:19PM
Another top notch shot Carole, keep them comingSmileSmileSmile
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
27 Apr 2013 9:25PM
Gorgeous colour and light Carole, a real pleasure to view as always

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