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Posted by
Ian Bramham (Manchester, United Kingdom) on 10 June 2008 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

One of the many poppies flowering in my Dad's garden last weekend.

NIKON D40 1/640 second F/5.6 ISO 200 330 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Anthony Lambert from Germany

I like Poppies,I like the colour red,I like this photo... Nice work.

10 Jun 2008 7:00am

@Anthony Lambert: Thanks Anthony...the transluscent vibrancy of the reds in poppies in the sun is lovely isn't it!

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

You never cease to impress. :) Perfect!

10 Jun 2008 7:36am

Margie from Auckland, New Zealand

And now for something completely different! :)
This is stunning, I love it.

10 Jun 2008 7:57am

Alun Lambert from cheshire, United Kingdom

lovely image, a change in direction.

10 Jun 2008 8:51am

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

I thinks she's dancing softly in the wind, what a beautiful, beautiful flower and photo, bien sur ;)

10 Jun 2008 9:36am

paulski from Muncie, IN, United States

gorgeous; perfect control of DoF...

10 Jun 2008 11:48am

Viewfinder from Bradenton, United States

Great greens and reds.

10 Jun 2008 11:56am

Cheryl from Texas, United States

nice to see some color! excellent dof!

10 Jun 2008 1:09pm

Marie from FRESNES, France

wonderful detail !

10 Jun 2008 1:45pm

MadScientist from Düsseldorf, Germany

Wonderful velvety texture and great colour!

10 Jun 2008 2:44pm

Nataly from Santa Monica, United States

This is a very pleasant image, Ian. Red is the most difficult color to photograph. And you seam to manage it rather well.

10 Jun 2008 3:07pm

dj.tigersprout from San Bruno, United States

Thanks for the detailed response to my comment regarding sharpness / equipement -- very helpful and i am appreciative! Wonderful intensity of color and detail here.

10 Jun 2008 8:01pm

akarui from Kagoshima, Japan

Beautiful macro. Red and green, very good combination.

11 Jun 2008 1:13am

Shun from Mühlheim am Main, Germany

Great focus. You can even see the 'hairs' ...

13 Jun 2008 9:44am

tom from Frankfurt, Germany

This is just beautiful!

13 Jun 2008 8:16pm

Agnes from Canada

wow, amazing colours... very impressive photo and as I am addicted to wonderful flower photos this is definately going to my favourites :)

17 Jun 2008 12:01am

1/640 second
ISO 200
330 mm (35mm equiv.)