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25 Jun 2008

First Flower in detail



I thought I would post some other shots of the First flower I photographed with the macro button on my camera.

26 comments:

  1. Very nice!

    You've probably mentioned this before but I'm old and don't remember things well - what kind of camera do you use?

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  2. That's a beautiful dahlia! God bless.

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  3. What a beautiful flower. Love the color too. Would love to see more. Please stop by and join our Oh Snap - It's Friday meme.

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  4. Gorgeous colors, Claire. Ever since you discovered that macro button on your camera there's been no stopping you!

    Bobbie

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  5. Sweet! I LOVE the macro button! My parents got a new, expensive camera and asked me to come over and show them how to use it. When showing the macro button I took a sample shot of a pen lying across a notepad next to me and it ended up looking really cool with real intense looking depth. They got it printed and put it in the scrapbook. Weirdos.

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  6. Brilliant flora, then again, I don't know the difference between a dahlia and a peony. Lovely pink colour even for being in the shade.

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  7. A pink dahlia - CallieAnn's favorite flower!

    Sweet pics!

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  8. So pretty. I posted a pic of a flower yesterday too :)

    I like the way you took multiple photos at different angles though, and then combined them for your post.

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  9. Very lovely! When I first learned about the macro on my camera I became a total macro nut. In the process, I learned that I have a lot more wildflowers & other plants in my yard than I'd thought. Happy snapping!

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  10. You really need to teach me how to use my canon sd950 - ps where is the subscribe button on your blog?

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  11. Was this in your garden? I have a few Dahlias but they don't do that well after the first year. I was told I needed to dig them up each fall and pack them in sawdust and replant in the spring. Right! I just planted some other flowers like Coreopsis and Lavender that come back well each year without any extra effort from me.

    Nice shots. Happy WW!

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  12. @Linda, yep I have mentioned it before old one, tis a canon powershot A630.

    @Sandy, oops I hadn't even realised what it was :) Thanks :)

    @rmgales, Thank you I love the colours too :) I will hop over later.

    @drowsey, I am not usually a pink type of gal, but I love it on this flower.

    @bns, Thanks, yeah the macro button has allowed me to keep on taking photos while I am not out hiking :)

    @gorilla jason, Aww thanks and cute story about the folks, still making mummy and daddy proud of their little soldier eh? lol. I am trying to steal my dads nikon d70, as he never uses it!

    @redbeard,

    @mo,Oopps I had forgotten that.

    @caroline, Love the rose on your site. It was totally an after thought to post them all together like that, but I am very happy with it.

    @lana,Thanks and you are so right about knowing more about the plants in your own garden than you at first realise :)

    @regretful, practice, practice, practice or send me the camera and once I figure it out I will send it back :) The feed subscribe button is at the top of the left sidebar, how could you miss it (I may or may not of just added it)


    @will, Hey I wasn't even paying attention to the fact that it was a dahlia whoops. This is in my garden but its a new plant so I guess I will be following your advice and will see if they come back next year :) I am going to plant some lavender in somewhere once I have tidied up the place some more :)

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  13. Very purtiful!

    DaddyP is abusing me! :O

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  14. @Olga, purtiful? Is that a new term? heh.

    It is awful what he is doing to you!

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  15. Stop by my blog. I gave you an award.

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  16. Huh? Nice big blank spot you left me. ;@) Hitting the gin on a week night?

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  17. @jamie, will hop over and see :)

    @redbeard, whoops! I would of never noticed that sorry!

    But I was going to say I hardly know the difference either :)

    I hate gin, vodka on the other hand...

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  18. Beautiful pictures! Just found your blog and I am enjoying it!
    Take care

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  19. Great shots. I haven't had any dahlias in my yard in a while. Very pretty!

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  20. oooh, that's postcard material right there.

    Beautiful pictures.

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  21. Purtiful = purty + bee-yoo-tiful. It's an Olga-ism. Not to be confused with an orga-sm.

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  22. Hi. I really liked your first flour. It is so hard to bake with last flour, don't you think? Ummm. Do you think Linda REALLY cares what kind of camera you use? - Because she seemed somewhat insincere to me. Like she was just trying to think of something nice to say. I think I will go ask her now and see if she remembers what you said, just as a test, ok?

    What?

    "Flower"?

    Oh. That's very different.

    Never mind.

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  23. @sara g, Welcome to my blog! glad you like it, if I don't pop over soon come back and remind me :)

    @2sweetnsaxy, this is the first time I have had them, they are lovely flowers :)

    @monique, aww thanks :)

    @Olga, I love the term Olga-ism, Here is to many more, cheers!

    @candy girl, I would like to think Linda is sincere, but she is kind of sneaky :)

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  24. Love the color of this Dahlia.
    Bumblebees love these dahlia's, also Monarch butterflies.
    Sometimes I get a carpet of them in a very peculiar spot
    of the garden.
    It's weird, I don't know why they love that spot
    but they make it a point to go there.
    I haven't seen many Monarch's lately or as many bees
    as I use to get in the garden.
    I know we now have a shortage of bees
    and this really sucks for a garden.

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  25. @jeunelle, Your comment has just reminded that I haven't seen many butterflies at all this year. I am going to keep an eye out now.

    Thanks for commenting :)

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