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My friend has a small garden, in a perfect shelter from all atrocities of cold and nasty blowing winds. With a tripod I could not reach down to these small blossoms ithout trampling on small hedges. So nothing else helped but kneeling down, shoot handheld and placing a reflector to give some light from a hazy, almost overcast morning sky.

 

All with Olympus OMD EM5 + R 60 mm macro Elmarit.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Wow, Iduna; what a splendid set!.... They are gorgeous and thank you for offering them to us!... I love receiving flowers from ladies!

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Choosing to photograph these exquisite objects from up so close strangely transforms them into something else, almost abstract, quite other worldly and very beautiful.

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Guest Jeffbridge

Stunning shots! Especially the first one, a WOW shot!

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Iduna,

 

Wonderful results of some hard work produced these beautiful flowers. Each picture has excellent rewards from your photography.

 

Paul

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Dee,

you are right, the object is there but the interpretation is something different. Thanks for liking these.

 

Jeff,

I am delighted you like the set and chose a favourite.

 

Paul,

many thanks for your great support and encouragement. This is showing one can pursue once visions further.

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These are beautiful, Iduna and well worth your hard work. Such lovely flowers which repay a close look.

 

Kind regards

 

Andrew

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Andrew, Edgard,

 

thanks a lot for your nice comments and for looking t these attempts.

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Hello firend, thanks for clicking the radio button - it is appreciated very much.

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Ciao Iduna .... really like how you have portrayed these beauties , and the three different approaches you used ..... They give a strong and different feeling of their own mood !! Just beautiful.....

 

And the colors are very very good .

 

Best , Gianluca

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Gianluca,

 

how nice of you to have discovered the different approach. I am happy if the "feeling" is being transmitted. Thanks for your comment.

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Iduna, your interpretation of these beauties remind me of O'Keeffe's approach to painting flowers. They are larger than life and have an altogether transforming effect. Well done!

 

Ece

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Ece,

 

nice, you found words for what I wanted to express. Exactly - In fact they were so small and all looked down so from above it would have been nothing and I wanted to know what is below shimmering. There were also blewish dark ones which were extremely difficult to get but I'll post one perhaps.

Thanks for your nice comment, it is most welcome and appreciated.

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Hello Iduna.

What a beautiful set of these gorgeous flowers.Magnificent colours expertly lit.This Elmarit macro lens is one of the best ever.Bravo ***** Greetings;John Basso.

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