A friend has a large garden and always plants a steep bank of poppies at the end of it.

I took quite a number of photographs of them a couple of years ago, this one was with the tripod set low and looking up at them and chose a very small aperture to get as much detail as possible.

Nikon D100
F32 for 1/40sec
Tamron SP90 1 : 1 macro lens


flowers, floral, poppies


  • Richard Hamilton-Veal
    Richard Hamilt...over 5 years ago

    Great capture, colours and POV Rod.

  • Thanks so much Richard,
    Regards, Rod.

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  • shanemcgowan
    shanemcgowanover 5 years ago

    aww what a terrific

  • Thank-you very much Shane,
    Regards, Rod.

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  • Barbara Manis
    Barbara Manisover 5 years ago

    I like it, Rod. Different for you! Strong vivid red color and a great perspective too!

  • Hi Barbara, got to keep trying something different, so pleased you like it, many thanks my friend,
    Regards, Rod.

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  • Tom Gomez
    Tom Gomezover 5 years ago

    Beautiful Rod, a superb POV. The lovely bright red flowers against that great blue sky makes this an instant favourite …

  • Thank-you very much Tom,
    Regards, Rod.

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  • naturelover
    natureloverover 5 years ago

    Rod this is stunning- love the red against the blue sky- so pretty!!!

  • Hi Pauline, thanks so much my friend,
    Regards, Rod.

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  • Jadon
    Jadonover 5 years ago

    brilliant shot Rod, I would love to shoot some poppies, love the strong colour mate, well done..

  • Many thanks Jason, appreciated my friend,
    Regards, Rod.

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  • Diane Schuster
    Diane Schusterover 5 years ago

    Gorgeous color contrast with that blue, blue sky. Poppies are so perky and beautiful!

  • Thank-you very much indeed,
    Regards, Rod.

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  • Barry Norton
    Barry Nortonover 5 years ago

    Great capture, colour and contrast

  • Thank-you very much Barry,
    Regards, Rod.

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  • Catherine Hamilton-Veal  ©
    Catherine Hami...over 5 years ago

    wonderful work Rod, one of my fave plants, and a fave it is, hope you are well? x

  • Thank-you very much Catherine, we don’t see enough of them in the wild around here in recent years.
    Yes I’m fine thanks, just recovered from a nasty flu virus,
    Regards, Rod.

    – rodsfotos

  • Al Bourassa
    Al Bourassaover 5 years ago

    Perfectly taken!

  • Thank-you very much Al,
    Regards, Rod.

    – rodsfotos

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