A Second Chance

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A Second Chance

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 8/5/2012 6:31:25 PM

Hi Patrick,Beautiful capture my friend.Excellent detail and lighting.I'm waiting on some storms to blow into the valley!!! #1478890

Carol L. Fowler level-classic 8/5/2012 6:40:37 PM

Sometimes plants can be revived and do well outside! We had a poinsettia that was dying after Christmas. We planted it outside in the Spring, and it thrived every year by taking it indoors for the winter and planting it outside in summer. It even bloomed every year! #10264114

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 8/5/2012 6:46:51 PM

Beautiful lily and details, Patrick. #10264126

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 8/5/2012 7:13:55 PM

Thanks Bobby, Carol & Tammy!
That's cool, Carol!
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Ellen Hodges level-classic 8/5/2012 7:56:02 PM

Absolutely beautiful detail and color!!! Second time is the charm!!! Looks awesome, Patrick!! #10264185

Mariann Kovats level-classic 8/5/2012 8:37:52 PM

Beautiful capture, Patrick! #10264238

Terry Cervi level-classic 8/5/2012 9:32:38 PM

Fantastic macro work, Paddy! What wonderful detail! #10264292

Joannie M. Bertucci level-classic 8/5/2012 10:39:46 PM

Patrick, your wife has an amazing green thumb and you are an amazing photog capturing this beauty! #10264354

Tiia Vissak level-classic 8/6/2012 12:23:27 AM

a wonderful floral! #10264398

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic 8/6/2012 12:47:12 AM

FAbulous close-up, fantastic work showing wonderful colors and details. Amazing resilience of this Lily, we could all learn from. #10264426

Antonio Amen level-classic 8/6/2012 3:27:43 AM

Nice floral. #10264497

Mary Dimitriw level-classic 8/6/2012 3:46:39 AM

Stunning Patrick! It was worth a second chance. #10264537

Michelle Alton level-classic 8/6/2012 5:10:56 AM

I think you have another winner with THIS one, Paddy! #10264669

Carolyn J. Connolly level-classic 8/6/2012 6:44:07 AM

...and what a DELIGHTFUL experiment this 'second chance' turned out to be, Patrick!! FABULOUS selective dof, pov and composition here, too!! :-) #10264826

Phyllis A. Houghton level-classic 8/6/2012 9:59:53 AM

Beautiful capture of this lily. The DOF is exceptional. Great tip on planting those withering gifts. Congratulations also on your 2 finalists! I love the white flowers and details and both. #10265022

Mike Clime level-classic 8/6/2012 1:23:36 PM

And what a beautiful result it is, Patrick! #10265251

John Connolly level-classic 8/6/2012 1:44:32 PM

Another stunning macro Patrick! Your wifes adventure turned out really well! #10265285

Ann H. Belus level-classic 8/6/2012 2:17:13 PM

Love that "starburst" effect, Paddy; exceptional comp, light, color and detail! Extremely well seen and captured! #10265312

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 8/6/2012 3:54:41 PM

Great close up and capture, my friend! #10265463

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 8/6/2012 6:03:35 PM

Fabulous macro image with excellent detail, Patrick! #10265568

Nancy L. Green level-classic 8/6/2012 6:32:15 PM

This is GORGEOUS Paddy, the tight focus really accentuates the texture of that beautiful gold!!! <>< #10265633

David Phalen level-classic 8/6/2012 6:39:21 PM

Spectacular light, colors and details in an excellent macro!! #10265642

Kathy Salerni level-classic 8/7/2012 8:19:47 PM

Another gorgeous macro from you, Paddy! Beautiful light and focus! #10267073

Tammy Espino level-classic 8/8/2012 5:11:22 PM

Glad it survived for you to get this awesome capture! #10268068

Emile Abbott level-classic 8/9/2012 1:00:23 PM

Beautiful presentation Patrick and glad it survived for you. Canada was beautiful but my computer got broken and my 24 to 105 favorite lens froze and both are now in repair. Can only post old non processed photos and comment occasionally on office computer. Catching up slowly. #10269202

Heather Loewenhardt level-classic 8/10/2012 8:26:47 PM

The detail captured with such a wonderful DOF makes this a stunning image Patrick. #10271029

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Description

After this Easter Lily had died off my wife planted it in the garden-for an experiment. This was the result a few days ago.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 1.00, ExposureTime: 1/125 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 160, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 87.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 60D

Uploaded on 8/5/2012 6:16:14 PM

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