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An orchid still blooms on my kitchen windowsill with the low november sun (hooray!)streaming through behind.

Untouched and straight from my new camera for which it was a (belated) test pic……(yes I know I should have unwrapped it before taking it on hol…lol…)

Taken with Nikon D60 (proud beaming grins) with Nikkor 18-200 lens (yay!)

1/80 sec
ISO 100
exp +0.3
focal length 200mm
pattern metering
Aperture priority

Please dont hesitate to contact me with advice or suggestions if you know about settings and things….I’d really appreciate it!!



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Hi! I’m lucky enough to live in the beautiful Scottish Borders and love trying to capture a moment to savour…
Thanks so much for looking

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  • midzing
    midzingover 5 years ago

    beautiful shot,,,lovely lighting,,, well done

  • Caterpillar
    Caterpillarover 5 years ago

    Simply beautiful :)

    AAR EMMover 5 years ago

    Love the DOF.

    Welcome back!


  • Kazzoom
    Kazzoomover 5 years ago

    lovely Dingy

  • John Edwards
    John Edwardsover 5 years ago

    Beautiful lighting

  • SharonAHenson
    SharonAHensonover 5 years ago

    Perfect !

  • jacqi
    jacqiover 5 years ago

    Stunning shot and great lighting!

  • Ken Boxsell
    Ken Boxsellover 5 years ago

    This is absolutely magnificent………Awesome shot DS

  • wow ken thanks ! high praise indeed coming from a superb artist like you! (blush)… and thanks so much everyone! such a thrill to see the quality pics a dslr can take…tho it will be a while yet before i master all its tweaky bits!!

    – dinghysailor1

  • Marilyn Harris
    Marilyn Harrisover 5 years ago

    Gorgeous!! :o)

  • dougie1
    dougie1over 5 years ago

    very nice!

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