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Spring Poppies
Posted By: mikeSF, 03-07-2009, 11:24 PM

I went out walking today (on my 40th birthday) and happened by some beautifully bright poppies.
Hope you enjoy the vivid trappings of Spring!


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Rich and beautiful colour in deed! Wonderful images
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Happy Birthday!

These are great images. Thanks for sharing.
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Great vivid colours!

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thanks so much. that first shot is the M-50mm at f/2.8 IIRC. man. it renders bokeh like a watercolor painting.

the second shot is the same lens flipped backward using the reversing ring ($14 eBay). probably f/1.7

third shot is f/4 (or 5.6) to catch the detail of the petals.
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Happy Birthday I just turned 40 myself (10 years ago ) I love the flowers hate the fact we still have 3 feet of snow on the ground but am glad spring is somewhere.
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