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Standing Out From The Crowd

Standing Out From The Crowd

Is it good to stand out from the crowd, to be the one who is different, who has the courage
to speak out, to raise one's head above the parapet?
Or is the one who stands out an attention-seeking ego-maniac?
I don't know but this lone poppy in a field of barley made me wonder.
And I guess both are true.

Nikon D90
1/160s f/5.6 at 105.0mm iso400 full exif

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Alan K17-Jun-2010 22:12
This could almost be described as "minimalist impressionism". Nicely spotted and caught!
Keith O'Brien13-Jun-2010 10:58
Very impressive - nice one Mairead! V
LynnH12-Jun-2010 02:59
Char11-Jun-2010 13:26
This is a wonderful scene, Mairead! \/
tinkerb11-Jun-2010 11:23
This picture stands out from the crowd, absolutely super. Big Vote
Neal Nye11-Jun-2010 11:13
I think you composed this perfectly for the maximum impact. Impressively well done!
Colin Storey11-Jun-2010 08:43
Well seen and taken image of this singular poppy. v
Blandine Mangin11-Jun-2010 07:28
very beautiful compo ! v
heather11-Jun-2010 06:41
Lovely shot Mairead. V
Carol Breton11-Jun-2010 05:28
Simply perfect! ~
Frank Brault11-Jun-2010 02:48
Lovely. V
Bill Ewart Jr11-Jun-2010 02:21
Ulla Inkeri Huhta10-Jun-2010 23:43
Without that outstanding poppy the field of barley would only be, well, a field of barley.
NOW it´s a very beautiful piece of art!!
I love it!! V
Carl Carbone10-Jun-2010 23:13
Love it! Excellent observation, both visually and intellectually. V
pkocinski10-Jun-2010 23:05
Great find and very thought provoking questions.
J. Scott Coile10-Jun-2010 22:51
What solitary beauty!
Phillip Normanton10-Jun-2010 22:23
Well it'd be just a green field otherwise. Poppy's just adding a touch of glamour :o)
laine10-Jun-2010 22:13
Máire Uí Mhaicín10-Jun-2010 21:56
Perfect composition to isolate this poppy.
Gerhard Ritsema10-Jun-2010 21:52
Nice abstract!
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