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Iris

By oldgreyheron      
A winter flowering iris unguicularis from my (limited) collection of flowers on black. I love the detailed pattern in the petals.

Tags: Iris Flowers and plants Digitally manipulated Unguicularis

Voters: Mavis, uggyy, StephenBrighton and 12 more


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viscostatic 13 45 6 United Kingdom
15 Jan 2007 10:57PM
The colours here are really beautiful. There are some light areas in the background that could do with being removed but this is still a really nice flower shot.

Phil.

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15 Jan 2007 10:57PM
Good colour and detail - nicely done

Stan
15 Jan 2007 11:02PM
Thanks both - I'm kicking myself Phil - I didn't look carefully enough at the background - I had such a fight to get the rubbish out of the way close to the petals that I've missed the (now) obvious - I'll blame it on old age and the lateness of the hour!

Regards, Mike
Glostopcat 13 255 2 England
15 Jan 2007 11:14PM
A lovely image, super detail and colours
Dotrob 14 Wales
15 Jan 2007 11:22PM
Beautiful close-up. Super detail and colour.
Dot
Possum Plus
13 148 England
15 Jan 2007 11:25PM
Lovely to see the full bloom and the beauty of it from above. Love the soft colours.
Allie
Squirrel 13 461 7 England
16 Jan 2007 12:29AM
Glad to see someone else appreciates this plant. One of the best early flowering varieties of iris. Mine is in flower at moment.
Gecko 13 25 Australia
16 Jan 2007 6:32AM
One of my favourite flowers, fabulous close up and detail. Pam
AlanBW 14 20 England
16 Jan 2007 6:45AM
Fantastic colour, lighting and detail - great stuff!
chase Plus
14 1.4k 296 England
16 Jan 2007 7:28AM
Looks a little past it's best but sometimes this is a good time to photograph flowers as it brings out lots more detail.Good colour & light here & I like the angle of view.Yes the bg is a bit untidy but that can be fixed so very quickly.
Looks very good against the black.
Janet
Mounters 13 85 2 England
16 Jan 2007 8:40AM
Well worth the effort terrific shot.
chrissd 14 304 United Kingdom
16 Jan 2007 3:39PM
beauty
chris
TerryBaxter 13 11
16 Jan 2007 5:14PM
Nature at her best. Iris's are very hard to beat for colour, and this has it to a 't'.

Regards, Terry.

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