A coneflower in Scotland today

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Had a wander around the botanic gardens in Edinburgh today. Been a while since I went down there and it's all change. Autumn has firmly arrived in Scotland, in fact I think we skipped Summer althogether and went straight to Autumn. Anyway, there's a huge patch of Echineda there, down by the big pond, and since its the unofficial official flower of Flickr that's handy for me at least. Only got half an hour there, too much to do this weekend but got a nice couple of hundred shots to see me though the long winter nights!

Very little done to this.Thanks must go to Tracey and the I brake for bokeh presets for this one, it's been Raceytayed and I recommend you try it too.

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  1. dogdreamzzz [deleted] 67 months ago | reply

    Wonderful composition, and I very much like the soft tones.

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  2. Ay Naku! 67 months ago | reply

    Marcolicious shot!!

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  3. Deena Walshe [deleted] 67 months ago | reply

    God!!! I love this! :-)

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  4. myvintagegardens 67 months ago | reply

    wow.........this is so amazing.......just love it!

  5. Fr Antunes 67 months ago | reply

    beaufiful composition

  6. three6d 67 months ago | reply

    Awesome!! Fantastic detail. Excellent work!!

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  7. holyknight33 (is gone! too busy! sorry guys!) 67 months ago | reply

    Wow! Love the soft colors! So beautiful and elegant!

  8. tammye_nash 67 months ago | reply

    Stunning macro. I love the soft tones

  9. Mike Fiechtner 67 months ago | reply

    wow that's amazing!!
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  10. sandra.harris10 67 months ago | reply

    Just got a new DSLR and I'd love to achieve this standard. Bit confused as to these presets though, there are so many of them. Excellent work.
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  11. Quadvision [Bokeh Dreaming] 67 months ago | reply

    Stellar macro; great details & color.. brilliant work!

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  12. Bomm_Pak 67 months ago | reply

    very nice macro shot ! love details and comps! :D

  13. Dennis_F 67 months ago | reply

    awesome detail! great macro shot

  14. LieselRose 67 months ago | reply

    lovely macro, love the focus

  15. Dave DiCello 67 months ago | reply

    Fantastic macro!

  16. Jörgenshaus 67 months ago | reply

    Wonderful macro with great details.

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  17. -phil- 67 months ago | reply

    Amazing shot!! Truly!! I absolutely love the extreme flower close-up!! Perfect composition mate!!

  18. HeedingtheMuses 67 months ago | reply

    That soft pink is divine. I'm saving flower shots for the dark days of winter too. Good idea.
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  19. StevenBrisson 67 months ago | reply

    Stellar light & lines.

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