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Poppies & Campion

By pennyspike
A poppy field in Dorset just three days ago.
Who can resist a sight like this? It was a chance find as I was on my way home from an indulgent afternoon of photography.
I struggled to isolate the campion flowers against the poppies, (just not quite tall enough) but they looked so good I had to try.
Allthough I've ticked digital manipulation the only bit that's manipulated is the presentation.

Tags: Poppies Dorset Flowers and plants Digitally manipulated Landscape and travel

Voters: ringyneck, LynneJoyce, Canadiann and 24 more

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ringyneck 11 315 18 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2010 10:36AM
Yes fantastic presentation and a brilliant way of isolating the smaller flowers in amongst the miriad of poppies.
Works well for me.


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LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2010 10:38AM
Superb presentation and so much visual info here.
Canadiann 8 2 Canada
28 Jun 2010 11:03AM
A really delightful and colour shot and a super presentation. Very attrative indeed. Excellent idea.
Mynett 9 142 6 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2010 11:04AM
super presentation so very colourful

BarbaraR 11 17 1 England
28 Jun 2010 11:10AM
Yes, lovely presentation.
Very attractive.

beautiful presentation, excellent work!
phil99 11 45 6 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2010 11:42AM
Beautifuly presented work....Phil
pennyspike 14 2.1k 29 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2010 12:11PM
Thanks for your comments it was a great to see them but I was a bit on the short side. Next time I'll take some steps.
paulcr 13 1.5k 9 Ireland
28 Jun 2010 12:37PM
Nice work Penny, the transparent frames worked out perfectly. Paul
pennyspike 14 2.1k 29 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2010 12:45PM
Thanks Paul but not sure about your frame comment the campion flowers were taken against the poppies in camera. I was having difficulty because being short I couldn't get the camera position just right.
Now I've thought about it I have two better ways of doing it, by using steps or putting the camera on a monopod ,use live view and remote.
I'm determined to have another go at it.
Also need to stop the wind blowing.Smile
Eviscera 11 1.1k 149 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2010 12:48PM
Have to get some stilts then Penny Smile

Hope your ok x
thetriguy 13 23 12 United States
28 Jun 2010 12:50PM
Lovely idea!
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
28 Jun 2010 2:24PM
I think this is a most delightful presentation showing original creative thought, and excellent processing skills......I can't tell you how much I like this image and admire your abilities. Excellent stuff!.
pennyspike 14 2.1k 29 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2010 3:25PM
franken Plus
15 4.6k 4 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2010 6:47PM
Beautiful work!

25 Jul 2010 8:00PM
What a fantastic shot, where exactly was it in Dorset?
pennyspike 14 2.1k 29 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2010 4:37PM
It was the field behind Poundbury on the Martinstown Road. It started as a field of rape & has all been cut down now.
John_Humphreys 12 69 2 Ireland
7 Aug 2010 10:30PM
Nice one - particularly the presentation. John
helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2010 8:36PM

Quote:Also need to stop the wind blowing.

..........when you solve this one do let me know the technique LOL

A delightful presentation of super coloured flowers Penny

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