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Christmas Cactus

By DicksPics
Bit of an experiment today - taken yesterday with our Christmas Tree as a background.
Took ages to get the lights in anywhere near the best position to get the stamen details unobscured!
Thanks for all views, votes and comments on my 'Tortoiseshell at Threave House Gardens' upload - very much appreciated as ever!Smile
Quite frosty here in the Black Country at the moment.
A Very Happy Birthday to Joan(EMJAYCEE)!!SmileSmileSmile
Have a good day,

Tags: Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Christmas cactus

Voters: gss, digital_boi, Nikonuser1 and 38 more

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20 Dec 2013 9:07AM
its a very fine plant well worth the effort


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Nikonuser1 Plus
4 96 14 United Kingdom
20 Dec 2013 9:07AM
Nice capture RichardSmile

20 Dec 2013 9:16AM
Good picture!
20 Dec 2013 9:24AM
Fine shot Richard, very colourful,
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
20 Dec 2013 9:30AM
I hope it is still out for Christmas Day - well captured
ali63 Plus
4 756 1 United Kingdom
20 Dec 2013 9:46AM
A great image of this lovely Cactus,

Ali Smile
7 10 10 England
20 Dec 2013 9:50AM
Well worth the effort Richard to get this lovely capture.
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
20 Dec 2013 10:41AM
A most attractive and original Christmas image and your attention to detail has paid off so well.
CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
20 Dec 2013 11:00AM
What a great capture, Richard, most effective Smile Carol
Mollycat Plus
3 11 2 United Kingdom
20 Dec 2013 11:28AM
The experiment worked. Stunning picture Richard. Grin Peter.
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
20 Dec 2013 11:43AM
Very good Christmas capture Richard.


Caziwinkles 4 3 1 United Kingdom
20 Dec 2013 11:49AM
This is fab Richard - well worth the effort.
Those Christmas lights make fab bokeh.
Well done indeed. Smile

gwynn56 4 87 England
20 Dec 2013 11:56AM
beautiful image Smile
Irishkate Plus
6 38 100 United Kingdom
20 Dec 2013 12:02PM
What brilliant bokeh that experiment has produced!
Well done Richard.
Kate GrinGrinGrin
JuBarney Plus
5 20 3 United Kingdom
20 Dec 2013 12:41PM
A super shot and love the BG
20 Dec 2013 1:28PM
Experimenting is good & your persistance has paid off
A super image with those coloured tree lights Richard

Quote:The experiment worked. Stunning picture Richard. Grin Peter.

A wonderful Christmas image RichardGrin

Lynette Grin
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
20 Dec 2013 2:02PM
A very colourful Christmassy shot, Richard, well worth the effort! Smile
Trev Smile
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
20 Dec 2013 2:31PM
Well set up here Richard.
A colourful shot.
20 Dec 2013 3:18PM
Very vivid. I like the bokeh at the bg.
20 Dec 2013 3:29PM
The Colours! GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin --- Jukka.Smile
20 Dec 2013 3:38PM
A fascinating Christmas image, Richard. I love the vivid colour.
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
20 Dec 2013 3:40PM
Stunning photography, I particularly like the bokeh Richard.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
rayme330 4 17 1 United Kingdom
20 Dec 2013 3:40PM
Your patience paid off Richard, a great Christmas image, full of colour and detail. Very well done.

20 Dec 2013 5:14PM
A beautiful image Richard GrinGrin

20 Dec 2013 5:47PM
Excellent work Richard! Great details and beautiful bokeh on the lights of your Christmas tree!
capto Plus
4 4.0k 8 United Kingdom
20 Dec 2013 6:09PM
A very creative festive image.Smile

LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
20 Dec 2013 6:27PM
The works extremely well because it is so seasonal, love it.
netta1234 Plus
4 371 2 Wales
20 Dec 2013 8:07PM
A lovely Christmas imageSmile
jacquig 2 3 United Kingdom
20 Dec 2013 11:31PM
A really festive capture, Richard. I love the bokeh. Smile
20 Dec 2013 11:42PM
I really like it. Very well done. Cathy

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