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Copyright: Karen Arnold (dareco) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1672 W: 16 N: 832] (15528)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-06-15
Categories: Nature
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/320 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-06-20 19:48
Viewed: 1747
Points: 26
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Taken in my next door neighbors yard, not sure what type of flower this is, but I thought it was very pretty. Hope you like it too.
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Hi Karen,
Welcome come back.Good to see you here again.
What an amazing macro with brillant colors.TFS.


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  • lavan Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 710 W: 2 N: 153] (4208)
  • [2011-06-21 0:57]

nice to see the shot
good colors
nice blur and sharp
nice focus

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  • jan515 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2792 W: 58 N: 4702] (20934)
  • [2011-06-21 5:00]

Hello Karen,
an interesting composition makes very original image, with which it is super image contrast, lighting and the color.Welcome come back.
Best regards.

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  • brech Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 539 W: 135 N: 1111] (3045)
  • [2011-06-21 10:32]

A good macro with sharp forground details leading to the heart of the flower. Good lighting and a ;perfect bokeh BG.
Very Nice

Hi Karen
Beautiful flower captured from lovely perceptive and very good details against the contrast shallow depth while dew on the fresh petals looks amazing..
Best Wishes

Well it's pretty Karen , not a variety i have seen before so the name of which i have no idea about but what i do notice and have a good idea about is your excellent image definition , nothing much to nit-pick at i reckon , a fine-looking image my friend,

Hi Karen..nice shot...excellent focus and tones...nice work.


  • loribird Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 920 W: 109 N: 1182] (5561)
  • [2011-06-21 21:12]

WOW. Fantastic shot Karen. I love the color, sharp detail, pov and dof with the blurred bg. Beautiful well captured flower. Well done! TFS, Lori

Good dof colour and detail make this lovely flower stand out nicely. Good job (I hope you had your neighbors permission :-)


Hi Karen,
A very nice capture of a beautiful flower.
Great focus, colors, sharpness and dof.

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  • john1 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 438 W: 0 N: 886] (8448)
  • [2011-06-23 1:38]

Hi Karen,

Excellent capture of this beautiful flower, Excellent capture of this beautiful flower, I like this close-up view.
Great détails and sharpness, the POV and DOF are perfect.
Light and brightness are very good in control , splendid B/G .
Thank's for sharing,
My best regards.

Hi Karen, this is a type of cornflower.
It is a beautiful macro capturing the gloss of the petals and the bud.
Good bokeh too.
Tfs, regards Jean.

Love the colors, nicely framed with good dof and sharp details. Very well done, tfs.

Hi Karen,
Excellent capture with a two layered image formed from your faded BG.Interesting vibrant colours and well detailed.

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