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A flower from our Snowball Tree in the garden.
Many thanks to all who commented and clicked on Red on Blue. Special thanks to Graham ( digital_boi ) for his user award.

All the best Nick

Brand:Pentax
Camera:Pentax K-5 Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:smc PENTAX-DA 16-45mm F4 ED AL
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:4 Jun 2012 - 10:23 AM
Focal Length:28mm
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/125sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Snowball tree
Username:nikshot nikshot
Uploaded:29 Jul 2012 - 4:37 PM
Tags:Flowers & plants, Snowball tree, Wildlife / nature
Votes:53
Voters:debu · nicedayout · AnnChown · morpheus1955 · tomcat · robthecamman · franken · achieverswales · lostnspace2011 · dven · digital_boi · NDODS · Niknut · Chinga · gary_d · lifesnapper · buxton · NaturesHaven · saltireblue · tommyld · Cliff1944 · SlowSong · Lillian · Leilani · moiral · EMJAYCEE · WhiteRose1 · Richsr · aniamoore · annettep38 · Alan_Baseley · pdcche · HarrietH · prabhusinha · mikbee · PattiW · CaroleS · jdinne · 213hardy · gingerdelight · jaktis · paskinmj · NeilWigan · Mavis · ChiliMan · A Booth · Big_Beavis · jasonrwl · brownsilent · evelen · jujupops · helenlinda · Glostopcat ·
Views:133
Unique Views:62

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debu
debu  5 India
29 Jul 2012 - 4:38 PM

Lovely image.
debu

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AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2012 - 4:42 PM

I like the pink tinges on the petals - good light and dof.
Ann

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tomcat
tomcat Plus Member 96361 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2012 - 5:01 PM

Aptly named

Looks like one of those iced creations, you can eatTongue

Adrian

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franken
franken Plus Member 123553 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2012 - 5:08 PM

Lovely image Nick.

Ken

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achieverswales
29 Jul 2012 - 5:08 PM

Does look good enough to eat Nick, excellent capture!

Regards

Trev.

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lostnspace2011
29 Jul 2012 - 5:13 PM

Lovely shot Nick. Pretty flower Smile

Mark

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digital_boi
29 Jul 2012 - 5:18 PM

delicate pinks then strong contrasting whites and greens fine composition Nick

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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NDODS Plus Member 44244 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom115 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2012 - 5:21 PM

A gorgeous floral display, coupled with the water droplet, captured to perfection, such fantastic natural colour and great detail.

Regards Nathan

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Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
29 Jul 2012 - 5:34 PM

Excellent and sharp! IB

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gary_d
gary_d Plus Member 7576 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2012 - 5:39 PM

Puts me in mind of a beautiful island in a sea of green. - gary

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saltireblue Site Moderator 54932 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway28 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2012 - 6:31 PM

Good un. Nick.
Light, comp, focus and vignetting...all spot on. A beautiful choice of flower to take.

Malc

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tommyld
tommyld Plus Member 4tommyld vcard United Kingdom
29 Jul 2012 - 6:36 PM

Beautiful shot Nick.
Tom

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Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 6Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2012 - 7:12 PM

Exquisite with the little droplet 'glowing'
beautifully captured
Lillian

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Leilani
Leilani  1029 forum posts England3 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2012 - 7:13 PM

Stunning flower beautifully captured! Smile

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moiral
moiral  5 Scotland
29 Jul 2012 - 8:00 PM

Never heard of a snowball tree Nick. But it looks beautiful from your shot here. Moira

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EMJAYCEE Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2012 - 8:32 PM

Very nicely talen.
Joan.

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51381 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England146 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2012 - 8:36 PM

Delicate colour and a great droplet, Nick.

Dave

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Richsr
Richsr Plus Member 890 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2012 - 8:59 PM

Well isolated and good delicate colours.
Regards Richard.

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 4204 forum postsannettep38 vcard Costa Rica34 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2012 - 10:04 PM

glad to makes this beauty 30!

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mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jul 2012 - 1:47 AM

And to think of all these freezing cold hands I had as a kid Nick,
making snowballs.I did not know they grew on trees !!
Good shot.
Looks a bit soft though to hit my teacher on the back of his neck !!
Mick.

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NeilWigan
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31 Jul 2012 - 11:14 PM

A well controled shot of a lovely subject.

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Mavis
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1 Aug 2012 - 9:37 AM

I love Snowball trees /Viburnum Opulous Wink Havent noticed the pink on the petals before . Is it age I wonder or a new variety ? It is a fine image . Love the lighting & the waterdrops

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4 Aug 2012 - 8:05 AM

So beautiful taken and presented Smile Never seen this before...so pretty!!

Andrew

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A Booth  13 United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
7 Aug 2012 - 10:55 AM

beautiful saturated colours, excellent detail in the whites, nicely composed image.

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26 Aug 2012 - 4:34 PM

A fantastically detailed image, with the droplet as the icing on the cake.
Superb!
Johanna

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tommyld
tommyld Plus Member 4tommyld vcard United Kingdom
7 Sep 2012 - 10:27 AM

A lovely delicate image Nick, such beautiful colours and wonderful presentation, and the water droplet just enhances the beauty of this stunning image.
Tom

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