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Dahlia

By Rachel99
HI everyone. Still not getting onto the site very often - just too much work at the moment.
I am in a state of some excitement! Last weekend was our village autumn show - all the usual suspects - flowers, produce, vegetables shaped like thingies ... and photographs. So my partner and I decided to enter a couple of classes each and this shot won a 1st in the flower section!! I was over the moon. My partner got a 1st in the night scene class and overall we got joint 3rd and won 1.50 each!! Tickled pink we were Smile
Thanks for all kind comments on previous uploads - without such encouragement I doubt I would have had the nerve to even enter the competition.

Tags: Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature

Voters: Imagephotographics, gingerdelight, Thushari and 36 more

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Comments


Beautiful detail & colour

Well taken

Chris

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gingerdelight 9 298 11 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2009 9:36AM
Congratulations to you and your partner - don't spend your winnings all at once Wink
This is a beautiful study, really lovely, no wonder it won!
x Carol x
Thushari 6 1 Sri Lanka
8 Sep 2009 10:12AM
Excellent close up. lovely detail and color. congratulation to you both.
Thushari
8 Sep 2009 10:39AM
Nothing better than winning
We got rosettes at our local fete
You stuck it lucky with the money !!
Congrats
CarolG Plus
9 193 18 Greece
8 Sep 2009 10:57AM
Congratulations! I used to enter my produce and flowers in the little village show, great fun! A gorgeous full frame image, Rachel, well captured and presented. Carol
maryg 7 66 18 Scotland
8 Sep 2009 11:12AM
No wonder you won! Congratulations, this is a beauty, love the of centre crop and the beautiful tones
Mary
Beautiful macro shot. Superb depth of field with stunning colour and detail. A lovely well composed shot.
Steve.
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
8 Sep 2009 11:16AM
An absolute belter!! No surprise it won!

Ann
hary60 7 2 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2009 11:33AM
What a cracking close up brilliant colour and detail well done
Harry
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 9 10 England
8 Sep 2009 12:34PM
Lovely image. Local Shows are fun aren't they - don't spend your winnings all at once!!
Joan.
LynneJoyce Plus
7 20 99 United Kingdom
8 Sep 2009 1:14PM
Just the right image to go with being tickled pink! Lovely.
8 Sep 2009 1:17PM
A beautiful close up and lovely vibrant colour.
Congratulations, its great it was a winner.

Trish
Dusan 6 Sri Lanka
8 Sep 2009 1:22PM
Beautiful image. lovely color and detail. well done.
Dusan
Stace Plus
8 2 2 England
8 Sep 2009 1:29PM
Super image

Stace
Bob_V 8 1 2 United States
8 Sep 2009 2:54PM
Fabulous color, clarity and detail in this beautiful image.
Bob
8 Sep 2009 4:37PM
Beautiful close-up such brilliant detail and colour. Well done.

Jim.
dbedford 8 6 England
8 Sep 2009 4:43PM
Nice, beautifully simple. David
Herge88 9 40 4 England
8 Sep 2009 9:18PM
Beautiful colour and detail.

Best Matt
9 Sep 2009 8:37AM
Nice shot,
Alan
susanbarton 8 11 1 United Kingdom
9 Sep 2009 9:58AM
Stunning shot Rachel no wonder you won and well done to your partner too, I love local shows I have done my fair share of entering cooking, growing and photography, it gives you a wonderful feeling of well being dosen't it
Susan
10 Sep 2009 6:57PM
Wonderful detail and colours, Rachel, well done on your win.
Roy
betts 8 1 England
12 Sep 2009 2:58PM
This is stunning, so sharp with beautiful colours,,,,,, congratulation's to you both well done,,,,,,,,,
betts
15 Sep 2009 6:53PM
Superb close up wonderful colour to this flower and great detail. Gary
18 Sep 2009 2:50PM
A lovely full frame of a very attractive plant. The colours and details are great. No wonder it got 1st Prize.

Val
ChiliMan Plus
9 135 17 Singapore
18 Sep 2009 7:27PM
Congrats on the wins! Awww...such a lovely shot and I am so glad it got recognized for what it is Smile

Andrew
diver pete 11 71 1 New Zealand
21 Sep 2009 10:46PM
Beautiful!
Regards,
Pete
10 Oct 2009 12:28PM
Beautiful colours! Deserving winner
PattiW 10 24 2 United States
10 Oct 2009 4:45PM
Wonderfully beautiful! Patti
30 Oct 2009 8:22PM
Brilliant shot
nickyv32 8 135 England
8 Nov 2009 9:29AM
Super shot, where abouts do you live, I notice a lot of your shots are from my old stamping ground

Nicky
BarbaraR 9 16 1 England
13 Nov 2010 7:12PM
Congrats, it is a super shot.
So pretty.

B.

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