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My very elementary attempt at doing a montage. My crocus were so beautiful this year, and they brought me such joy after a long winter.
Thanks to Helenlinda for her suggestions.

Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Ode to Spring
Username:Joline Joline
Uploaded:21 Apr 2012 - 11:43 AM
Tags:Crocus, Digital art
Votes:26
Voters:RonnieAG · buxton · pascalg · franken · Irishkate · helenlinda · WhiteRose1 · taggart · CaroleS · Daisymaye · CarolG · mikbee · Herge88 · EMJAYCEE · nikshot · barbarahirst · Maiwand · oldgreyheron · bobsblues · DanielD · woolybill1 · xwang · ChiliMan · annettep38 · Big_Beavis · dianah ·
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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5147 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland114 Constructive Critique Points
21 Apr 2012 - 11:53 AM

I have just seen Pam's {mashwood10} summery floral montage and an almost immediately you have posted an equally well compiled spring one: such a delight to see your's too, Joline.
Ronnie.

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franken
franken Plus Member 123390 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
21 Apr 2012 - 12:29 PM

This is wonderful Joline.

Ken

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
21 Apr 2012 - 12:53 PM

Beautiful crocuses - lovely montage - great presentation.
Are your crocuses just out now? I thought you'd be ahead of us in temperature.
KateGrin

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helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
21 Apr 2012 - 1:10 PMConstructive Critique!This comment was flagged as constructive critique! 

You've done really well with this Joline, and I imagine that now that you will be considering all sorts of subjects to present in this manner.
I see you have already commented on Pam's upload. She has edged her pictures with a colour and there are no overlapping images - another idea to try. When I first started putting images together in this way, I spent a lot of time looking at images in the Gallery and noting what worked well and what didn't. Once you have started using a grid it will really jump out when you see images that are not aligned well. However - that's just the technical side - the important thing is still to take good photos - "you can never dress mutton up as lamb" comes to mind WinkWinkWink
Helen

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taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
21 Apr 2012 - 1:23 PM

To IrishKate--- Maine is colder and probably more rugged than all of England and Ireland-- not sure about Scotland---

To Joline: Crocii are a joy whenever they come-- so happy to see things warming up in Bownville--- and what a lot of work you have done on this image

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21 Apr 2012 - 1:58 PM

An exceedingly good montage it is Joline - Carole

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Daisymaye
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21 Apr 2012 - 2:05 PM

A lovely image Joline, very well done.........Sandy

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CarolG Plus Member 8178 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
21 Apr 2012 - 2:12 PM

A wonderful result, Joline, and your crocuses were simply glorious, what a wonderful way to 'preserve' them in this glorious montage. Carol

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mikbee
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21 Apr 2012 - 2:51 PM

Well put together here Joline.
Good image.
Mick.

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
21 Apr 2012 - 5:16 PM

A very well put together montage with the Springtime theme. You certainly have some pretty crucus (crocuses?/croci?). Don't know which is correct but they are very pretty.Wink
Joan.

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Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England70 Constructive Critique Points
21 Apr 2012 - 8:06 PM

Lovely 'spring medley' Joline. Fine shot.
Ron

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DanielD
DanielD  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2012 - 12:03 AM

What a lovely collage, Joline - beautiful flowers

Dan

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xwang
xwang  531 forum posts7 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2012 - 10:22 AM

Beautiful& creative image, nice presentation..wonderful light.
Take care, Joline.
Jasmine

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
22 Apr 2012 - 11:23 AM

Very good effort and a beautiful montage, Joline. Helen's advice is excellent too Smile

Andrew

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dianah
dianah  824474 forum posts United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2012 - 2:01 PM

I love this montage. I only wish I could do this kind of thing..I haven't got a clue ! Would make a beautiful card !
Di

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