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A splash of late summer colour

I visited West Dean Gardens today to see if I could find some nice late summer colour to shoot. I wasn??t disappointed ?? the walled gardens were still a riot of colour. There were plenty of colourful tomatoes and chillies in the glasshouses but I decided to focus on the flowers in the nearby beds while they were still in bloom. I was particularly pleased to practise my insect shooting skills when I found this shield bug on a flower. He posed very willingly for me, seemingly unfazed by my little macro lens being so close to his face!

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    • # Birthe

      Oh my! Wonderful colours and the second image is somply stunning in its contrasts :)

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    • # Ania

      #1 - incredible macro!!
      #2 - I love these colours!!
      #3 - great composition!

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    • # David Swatton

      I really like #2, using another bank of flowers as a coloured backdrop to the main subject really works well

      2009.10.03 Edited Reply Cancel

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