Fading Poppies, a chippy and crow

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Martin Good
Registered: Mar 16, 2008
Total Posts: 20859
Country: Switzerland

6 images

Still a few poppies around in the local park here, but fading fast.
A chippy and crow for good measure.
All taken handheld with the Canon 400 F5.6.

C&C welcome
Thanks for looking

Martin Good
Registered: Mar 16, 2008
Total Posts: 20859
Country: Switzerland

Last two

Jude Perera
Registered: Jan 10, 2007
Total Posts: 8051
Country: Sri Lanka

Nice captures martin. My picks are the first one and last two.


Registered: Jul 02, 2010
Total Posts: 25495
Country: Canada

First and last for me Martin. First is a pleasant floral, and the last is a standout crow picture.

Rob Tillyer
Registered: Nov 17, 2007
Total Posts: 14011
Country: Canada

Nice set Martin, make it the crow for me.


Registered: Oct 06, 2008
Total Posts: 2834
Country: Saudi Arabia

great set a very delight to see them all, Martin I am in Berlin now... will let you know if i plan to come over Geneva .. have great weekend...


Registered: Oct 29, 2005
Total Posts: 22917
Country: United States

Love that first poppy and the chippy. The fading flowers aren't pretty (you know what I mean...they are past their prime) , but are very well done photographically and work really well. The crow are excellent as well...a very under appreciated bird.

Registered: Jun 21, 2009
Total Posts: 6891
Country: United States

Nice Martin! First two for me, but the two aging poppy shots are quite interesting!


Registered: Feb 02, 2010
Total Posts: 32416
Country: Canada

lovely Martin .. the last one for me

Registered: Jul 19, 2011
Total Posts: 11444
Country: Netherlands

Nice set of fading poppies, Martin.
I like 2, 4 and the last two a lot.
Looks like autumn colors are fading further south too.

Registered: Dec 17, 2004
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Country: United States

First poppy looks real good to me Martin. I like the chippy and the crow too ~ Ron

Lance B
Registered: Apr 26, 2005
Total Posts: 1805
Country: Australia

A lovely series of photos, Martin. First two and last two are my picks.

Thomas Sanders
Registered: Aug 17, 2008
Total Posts: 15697
Country: United States

Agree that is a nice comp for the Crow Martin
Your opener is gorgeous and my favorite in this fine series


Charlie Shugart
Registered: Feb 06, 2007
Total Posts: 28515
Country: United States

An excellent selection, Martin- and I like them all.
Gotta go with the chipmunk as my favorite; those little critters are so dang cute!

Registered: Oct 31, 2007
Total Posts: 5147
Country: United States

Very nice images, Martin. My favorites are the lovely first poppy and the terrific crow image. Very rare I would pick a crow, but the exposure, detail, perch and composition are top notch.


Registered: May 02, 2010
Total Posts: 28633
Country: United States

What a lovely set. 3, 4 and 6 are my favorites.


David Leask
Registered: Nov 19, 2003
Total Posts: 37424
Country: United Kingdom

Beautiful shots Martin, the colours in those flowers are just fabulous

Karl Witt
Registered: Jul 11, 2007
Total Posts: 33611
Country: United States

First, that Crow shot is spot on Martin, outstanding blacks buddy!

Poppies look wonderful, rich in color and nice in texture and a fine job with the 'double' shot and well done on the fading flowers.


James McQueen
Registered: Nov 10, 2003
Total Posts: 1252
Country: United States

Awesome images.

- Jim

Tim Kuhn
Registered: Nov 29, 2006
Total Posts: 45829
Country: United States

I've always liked your Poppies Martin These are beautiful my friend, no nits on them If I'm going to crit anything it would be Chippy's tail Now to the Crow... you are a charter member in top standing in the Crow Club Martin, this shot shows why, super duper image my friend


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