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Iguanasan
04-27-2011, 08:11 PM
Stopped into the Halifax Public Gardens again today to check on the blooming magnolia's and got the following shots after getting rained on.

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Greg_R
04-27-2011, 08:20 PM
Very cool. The first one for me, love the green fading into black.

Mad Aussie
04-27-2011, 09:01 PM
Very cool. The first one for me, love the green fading into black.
Ditto

johnbriner
04-27-2011, 10:17 PM
Nice capture. Love the first picture, but of course, all of them are excellent.

Matt K.
04-27-2011, 10:19 PM
Great set, Iggy. Love the bokeh in all of them, but especially #1; I have to agree with Greg_R on this. Also love the ass end of a bug sticking out in #2, though .. :laughing:

Iguanasan
04-27-2011, 10:41 PM
Thanks all. Dragged my tripod to work this morning to catch these. Couldn't figure out why I was still off on the focus a bit until I realized 1/20s and it was raining rather heavily off and on which moved the darn flower. D'oh! Oh, and I didn't see that bug until after I was editing. I thought it was part of the flower when I first saw it.

Hillbillygirl
04-28-2011, 06:57 AM
Very nice set Iggy, and especially #1 here also.
That "bug" sure looks like a skeeter to me, not looking forward to that season.

aubintbay
04-29-2011, 01:17 PM
Nice shots Iggy. I noticed the bug pretty quick on the second one too. Probably only because I hate mosquitoes!!

Iguanasan
04-29-2011, 01:24 PM
Thanks, HBG and Aub! I think you are both right about the mosquito. And I hate the darn things too! ;)

thoughton
04-29-2011, 02:11 PM
Great background in the first one, although I prefer the crisper petals and mozzie in the second one. The third one seems a bit soft to me.

Bol Ray
04-29-2011, 02:29 PM
even though its a little soft, 3rd one for me.

asnow
04-29-2011, 09:17 PM
I thought I had already commented on these Iggy. Oh well better late than never.
Love all of them, especially the water drops and bokeh.

kat
04-29-2011, 10:10 PM
I'm with thoughton. Love the fade on the first but the crisp of the second. Mosquitoes!!! Ugh....