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My prize tulip

My prize tulip

I just love this tulip, which I planted right before we got all that snow last year (and it still did well), but I had a terrible time getting a shot of it, between cramped quarters in the flowerbed, gigantic carpenter bees buzzing around me and poor light where this was situated.

Nikon D700 ,Nikkor 85mm f/1.4D IF AF
1/100s f/5.6 at 85.0mm iso320 full exif

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William Barletta25-Apr-2010 15:17
This is magnificent! Great gardening and great photography. The 85 mm lens really shines in this image.