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o.k. ... its not me this time ...Wink

A sincere and warm thankyou to Andy(andylea) for his user award for my feathery image.

And many thanks to Malcolm (saltireblue)
Chris (SlowSong)
Bill ( woolybill1)
Moira (mrswoolybill) for their user awards for my light image.
It really is special when fellow photographers like your work.

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D80 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:28-300mm f/3.5-5.6 G VR
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:31 Jan 2013 - 12:29 PM
Focal Length:45mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.1
Aperture:f/4.5
Shutter Speed:1/25sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Aged Beauty in the Garrett
Username:barbarahirst barbarahirst
Uploaded:5 Feb 2013 - 1:07 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, General
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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 1:18 PM

A fade beauty and set against a good b/g.
Leaves you with questions of where was that?
KateGrinGrinGrin

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Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom29 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 1:23 PM

Certainly starting to shrivel Barbara..................... things tend to in this weatherWink
Diane

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 1:23 PM

Pretty in it's old age.......Sandy

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41054 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 1:42 PM

The shadows behind are and excellent bg. Had to pop back and see your last (Sundays are my days off-site).

Dave

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digital_boi
5 Feb 2013 - 1:45 PM

aged indeed but going out in style love the background shadow as well

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7435 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1024 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 1:52 PM

The shadows on the left make this special.
Moira

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 2:00 PM

A lovely image, a soft sutle colour,
AliSmileSmile

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 2:16 PM

Remarkably romantic!

Ann

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 2:24 PM

Super image.

Hugh

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Billyray
Billyray  670 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 2:36 PM

Past its prime but still a cracking shot Barbara with excellent detail and pastel colour.
Ray

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 2:38 PM

After getting home from shopping I was looking through my faves, and your colourful upload had disappeared! Howver, I saw it was still there, and it still gets my UA Smile This ain't half bad, either! Wink
Trev Smile

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 2:42 PM

The presence of the background shadow lifts this from being an average image of a flower. Well observed Barbara.

Albert

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 3:09 PM

Roses have a beauty at all stages of their life, Barbs, as you have proved with this beautiful capture. Carol

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 3:11 PM

Good use of light

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 3:19 PM

Super composition!

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 3:29 PM

Lovely textures Barbara.
Ann

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
5 Feb 2013 - 3:43 PM

Really good Barbara, love the back ground.

John

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 4:04 PM

Like icing on a cake.

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johnke
johnke  154 forum posts South Africa9 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 4:08 PM

Beautiful............John.

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
5 Feb 2013 - 4:20 PM

Old or not, this is a beauty indeed !! Or were you talking about yourself Barbara SmileGrinGrinGrin

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 4:35 PM

beautiful light barbara belting detail and shadows a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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JOKEN
JOKEN  5 United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 5:12 PM

Digital beauty.
ken

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 5:35 PM

Nice title and opening comment from you, he, he Smile
Lovely shot and presentation, Barbara.
Ronnie.

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 5:42 PM

Lovely rose shot beautifully detailed and crisp

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64438 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 6:08 PM

These big old roses aways smell the best though, faded or not.
x

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davidgibson
davidgibson e2 Member 830 forum postsdavidgibson vcard England
5 Feb 2013 - 6:27 PM

Super barbs love the composition and presentation Dave xWink

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 347 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 6:30 PM

Beautifully captured and elegant composition.

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 6:40 PM

Still a beauty Barbara..Lin

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
5 Feb 2013 - 7:41 PM

Beautiful light and the back shadow adds to image
Effrossini

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aniamoore
aniamoore  2 United Kingdom
5 Feb 2013 - 10:23 PM

Beauty before age, Barbs!TongueTongueTongueTongueTongue Stunner!Smile
AniaWink

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2185 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2013 - 10:54 PM

A lovely image with great lightSmile
NettaSmile

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fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2013 - 12:24 AM

Pretty. Lovely lighting on this rose.

Lavina

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gallero
gallero e2 Member 3gallero vcard Venezuela
6 Feb 2013 - 2:24 AM

Excelente presentacion..

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Meheecho
Meheecho  1275 forum posts United Kingdom
6 Feb 2013 - 7:54 AM

A beautiful and delicate image
Steve

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
6 Feb 2013 - 12:48 PM

That's nicely done Barbara, good light and soft colours like it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2013 - 3:02 PM

Superb image Barbara
Jim

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LV426
LV426  5 United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
7 Feb 2013 - 12:17 AM

It's a bit early for the year to have such bloom and blossoms in the garden.
I know, because my garden looks like a tip at the moment. Smile

Quote: Pretty. Lovely lighting on this rose.

Exactly my thoughts.
Tarek

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