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Old Jun 17, 2011, 8:18 PM   #1
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Default FZ-35 Japanese Iris

I posted in another thread some shots of a Prickly Pear. I was pleased with the outcome, although I only posted five of the shots. Earlier, I had made many shots of Iris and some other flowers, many of which turned out well (don't think I posted any here).

Today, I had another opportunity for shots of Japanese Iris. They are a bit different than standard Iris, primarily because their petals droop. I have been quite pleased with the outcome of these flower shots. Here are five from today:

Both P and A mode were used (difference unimportant because P used 2.8 anyway).
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Old Jun 17, 2011, 8:52 PM   #2
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Hi roger53,

Great flower shots. I like #3 & #5 the most. A lot more detail than the other flower series. Thanks for sharing.....


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Old Jun 17, 2011, 10:47 PM   #3
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Nice series, Roger. I particularly like the first and the last. Dramatic colors and detail.

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Old Jun 18, 2011, 1:28 AM   #4
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I agree with saly that #1 and #5 are superb.
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Old Jun 18, 2011, 5:50 AM   #5
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Wow Roger, very nice shots. Agree with the others about #1 and #5, excellent!

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The first and last are my favorites.
#3 is also very good, but I just don't like the flower itself--no fault of yours!
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Old Jun 18, 2011, 1:40 PM   #7
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Great flowers series Roger! I love the first and last.
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A lovely series, love the last shot - the colours are just so rich and its a sharp shot.
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