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Bewitching hazel

By oldgreyheron      
It's a while since I've been here... I have had no photographic opportunities or inspiration. But because of a recent birthday I have replaced the old IXUS 800 IS with the 230 HS. This is a first attempt with macro on the new camera (it was the macro capability which caused me to stick with the Canon IXUS).

This scented flower is about 300 mm across. The witch hazel is lovely in appearance and scent at this potentially bleak time of year. I am pleased with the new camera's outcome.

Mike

Tags: Close-up and macro Witch hazel

Voters: Pricegrah, andylea, Briwooly and 9 more


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CarolG 13 199 20 Greece
4 Feb 2012 7:10AM
A fine image of this wonderful flower, Mike, such a heady scent. Very well captured and presented. Carol

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Joline Plus
13 30 56 United States
4 Feb 2012 11:44AM
I never knew they were so colorful....your new camera seems to have great potential if this is the first attempt!
Lovely.
ChiliMan 13 135 17 Singapore
4 Feb 2012 4:22PM
Aye...your new camera is faring well, Mike. I've heard of witch hazel but never actually seen the flower. Fascinating thing. Pity scent can't be transmitted Sad

Andrew
Chinga Plus
9 3 2 United Kingdom
4 Feb 2012 10:29PM
WOW!
IB

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