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As if to say, 'a new year is coming', my forsythia bush has produced its first flower, with the promise of many more flowers to come.

I hope you all had a wonderful day yesterday, and are not suffering too much from over-indulgence!

Camera:Olympus FE-210
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:first forsythia
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:26 Dec 2008 - 6:24 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, Flower, Flowers & plants, Forsythia, Garden, General, Plant
Votes:61

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Dimitre_P
Dimitre_P  5 Bulgaria
26 Dec 2008 - 6:29 AM

Good morning CAROL, beautiful flower..fantastic photo...
Dimitre

MartinAgius
26 Dec 2008 - 6:31 AM

Interesting

Charity
Charity  5 United States
26 Dec 2008 - 6:51 AM

First forsythia? WOW, it's stil 25 below zero F where I live. Great detail and color!

iancam
iancam  5 England
26 Dec 2008 - 7:01 AM

Hi Carol, Lovely image.
Ian

cassiecat
cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
26 Dec 2008 - 8:14 AM

nice bright image,lesley

GrahamNobles
26 Dec 2008 - 8:27 AM

Great shot. Over-indulgence, Moi?
Graham

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
26 Dec 2008 - 8:43 AM

hopefully spring is on its way but the sun is shining here to at the moment, a great picture for after christmas to cheer us up Carol

phil_j
phil_j  8133 forum posts England4 Constructive Critique Points
26 Dec 2008 - 9:44 AM

Lovely image Carol.

Phil

goso
goso e2 Member 8goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Dec 2008 - 9:55 AM

Great detail and light Carol - well done........Bill

MickyMc
MickyMc  6 United Kingdom
26 Dec 2008 - 12:26 PM

A lovely picture with a hint of Spring to come
Mavis

GalleryGirl
26 Dec 2008 - 1:34 PM

Super colour flower. Well captured.
Marilyn x

dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
26 Dec 2008 - 1:48 PM

Hope you had a great xmas Carol.

Great macro capture.

Regards
Yung

janehewitt
janehewitt  11215 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Dec 2008 - 2:11 PM

Lovely, as ever, hope you had a good Christmas Jane

Silverzone
26 Dec 2008 - 2:31 PM

This brings hope of things to come, now that the days will be getting longer. Sylvia

Bob_V
Bob_V  6 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
26 Dec 2008 - 3:08 PM

Fantastic color and light in this beauty Carol.
Bob

unicorn17
unicorn17  6 Scotland
26 Dec 2008 - 3:15 PM

How lovely and the shot is so well detailed and beautifully presented as always. Only drinking a coffee just now while I indulge myself on epz !!!

brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
26 Dec 2008 - 3:42 PM

You must be jokin'.... beautiful sight of hope!
Johanna

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
26 Dec 2008 - 4:04 PM

Love the cheerful yellow colour, here's a well deserved RC

ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
26 Dec 2008 - 4:42 PM

Beautifully captured.
Christine

roverrat
roverrat e2 Member 6roverrat vcard Germany5 Constructive Critique Points
26 Dec 2008 - 5:45 PM

A wonderful close-up Carol. Hope you had a great Christmas too.
Alex

Sylviwhalley
Sylviwhalley e2 Member 797 forum postsSylviwhalley vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
26 Dec 2008 - 6:52 PM

Lovely image, all the best for 2009.
Sylvia

nickyv32
nickyv32 e2 Member 7135 forum postsnickyv32 vcard England
26 Dec 2008 - 7:40 PM

Lovely shot Carol, such a lovely colour, hope you have a good 2009

Nicky

glyndwr
glyndwr  766 forum posts Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
26 Dec 2008 - 8:41 PM

Good detail.

Robert

maratsuikka
26 Dec 2008 - 9:45 PM

are u serious my friend?????Here is midwinter....

derekv
derekv e2 Member 7derekv vcard England
26 Dec 2008 - 10:35 PM

Great to see, Carol, beautiful colour, super detail and presentation.
Derek

aussiedi
aussiedi  5 United States
27 Dec 2008 - 1:01 AM

Beautiful capture carol, great clarity. We always look forward to seeing the first forsythia, means spring is coming.

Di

DebbieBMP
DebbieBMP  533 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Dec 2008 - 5:11 AM

Cracking macro and nicely presented - Debs

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
27 Dec 2008 - 8:55 AM

I am so looking forward to mine opening. I usually bring some indoors to encourage it, but it will be some time yet
Helen

Portknockie
27 Dec 2008 - 1:30 PM

Great colours and detail...

Don

viscostatic
27 Dec 2008 - 5:35 PM

A beautiful close-up with a good diagonal composition.

Phil.

exposure
exposure e2 Member 101311 forum postsexposure vcard England
27 Dec 2008 - 11:02 PM

Beautiful light and detail and composition Carol.
Pauline.

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