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Poppies 1

By Tony_W
Closeup of some roadside poppies. Shot was backlit by very strong sun.

Shot taken at high shutter speed at expense of apperture to give good dof due to stiff breeze moving flower heads.


Exposure: 1/320 @ f6.3 ISO 100

Tags: Poppies Poppy Red Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature

Voters: Chant57, kinfatric, Imagine23 and 8 more


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Comments


kinfatric 16 550 9 Scotland
11 Jun 2007 5:51PM
very beautiful and a fine exposure
markthecat 15 3 England
11 Jun 2007 6:17PM
Nice shot, seems to be a popular subject at the moment

Mark
moglen Plus
14 14 1
11 Jun 2007 11:39PM
passed loads tonight on the way out to meet you, no where to stop to take a pic. this is nice. glen x
Tony_W 14 128 5
12 Jun 2007 12:03AM
Thanks Glen and all who have commented or voted. Had to park in a layby for these and walk back along the road to get them. Found them growing near a drainage ditch so I stood in it and worked at chest height. Luxury.

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