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photoblog image Canberra Floriade October 2008
vintage from Australia 24 Mar 2009, 10:34
Good image I must go and see this one year
idleye: Hu vintage
Yes there were heaps of flower fanciers and photographers there. I bet you would fit in perfectly. My tip - take tripod - you won't really need it but it will help the photographing process.

Aussie from Cedar Vale 24 Mar 2009, 12:12
Beautiful colours. love how they have planted the small white flowers under the tulips.
idleye: Hey Aussie
The people that put these 'flower exhibitions' together are amazing. The first one that caught my eye had a beachy theme, complete with surfer, shark and all in flowers. I didn't try to photograph that one cos it was sort of too hard to figure out how to do it justice.

Mary MacADNski from Canada 24 Mar 2009, 14:05
Here twice today. The image just draws you in. Lovely.
idleye: Hello Mary, nice to have you drop in. This was a bit of sleeper image - it wasn't til I printed it, stuck it up at work and got lots of 'wow' comments that I felt confident enough to post. And with surprisingly little twiddling - just a little level & mid tones.

anniedog from United Kingdom 24 Mar 2009, 23:24
What a wonderful carpet of flowers.
Ingrid
idleye: Thanks Ingrid,
The Floriade goes for about 2 weeks and I took this on the Saturday of the weekend it closed. So the floewers were in amazing shape still. The whole item (this was only one display of dozens and dozens) was 2 or 3 or 4 times bigger than the 'in shot' area which is in fact quite large anyway - focal length 55mm!
PS love your strange country series - in fact I am going to drop and say that again.

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Jennie from United States 26 Mar 2009, 10:31
Tulips are my favorite. Delightful image
idleye: Thanks Jennie
I must say it is growing on me too.

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camera Canon EOS 20D
exposure mode aperture priority
shutterspeed 1/640s
aperture f/10.0
sensitivity ISO200
focal length 55.0mm
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