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Before I dig too dig too deep into the archives, a little more recent nostalgia, photographs from where I used to walk the dogs with Garrath and where, until I am off these blasted crutches, he now walks them alone. These were taken in mid June when the roses were at their showiest.

The dayglo red ones really are that sock-you-in-the eye colour, on a huge bush in a bungalow garden that hangs way over the fence. It is a prolific flowerer from May onwards. The pink floribunda starts flowering much later. I love the way that it produces flowers that start as deepest rose buds progressing to pale pink just before the petals fall.

Anyway, here is my nostalgia post for when I used to be able to walk the dogs. Thanks for looking and I hope that you enjoy at least some of them.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkII
Lens:EF100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:18 Jun 2014 - 8:36 PM
Focal Length:100mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/11.0
Shutter Speed:1/320sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:500
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:The Floral Walk
Username:LynneJoyce LynneJoyce
Uploaded:26 Aug 2014 - 5:15 PM
Tags:Flowers & plants, General
Votes:63
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unk001
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26 Aug 2014 - 5:22 PM

I looked at all of them but i like the softness of this one best... nice work c

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26 Aug 2014 - 5:24 PM

PS that was number 8 Blush c

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WhiteRose1
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26 Aug 2014 - 5:35 PM

Amazingly carfted, Lynne, and I certainly agree with your top three.

Dave

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DicksPics
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26 Aug 2014 - 5:38 PM

A superb collection which has certainly brightened what has been a dull day, Lynne!
I particularly like Red 12 - but it is my favourite colour!!
Hope you will be back in the land of the walking unaided soon!!

Richard

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gary_d
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26 Aug 2014 - 5:44 PM

You could have lead with any of them, what a great set. - gary

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26 Aug 2014 - 5:53 PM

Lovely set of images and show them really well Steve

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TrevBatWCC
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26 Aug 2014 - 6:00 PM

A stunning set, Lynne, and would be so difficult to pick a fave - so won't! Wink
Hope you're soon able to walk your dogs again Smile
Take care,
Trev Smile

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barbarahirst
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26 Aug 2014 - 6:00 PM

V8 wins a vote from me today....
You are sounding in good form...
you will be doing that trek fairly soon I should think

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CarolG
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26 Aug 2014 - 6:08 PM

A glorious selection of beautiful blooms, Lynne, with V.14 being my favourite. Carol

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Hermanus
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26 Aug 2014 - 6:28 PM

Such lovely flowers so expertly captured Lynn - a joy to behold !!

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PhilT2
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26 Aug 2014 - 6:41 PM

Some really great images in this set.............particularly V4, 10, 12, 14 and 15

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lifesnapper
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26 Aug 2014 - 7:51 PM

What a gorgeous set Lynne, and I wont even attempt to choose a fav'. Great to see an upload from you, and I really hope you're not in too much pain from your op'.

JohnSmile

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taggart
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26 Aug 2014 - 8:41 PM

A fine set Lynn--- I like the ones with sunlight on them best!

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cabbie
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26 Aug 2014 - 8:56 PM

Yet again fine work Lynne.Hope you're on your feet soon

Bob

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Lillian
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26 Aug 2014 - 9:13 PM

Again another exceptional set
being out/off action WinkWink putting you to good use of the computer skills for our benefit tooWink
has to be your lovely macro of V4 for my winner Lynne

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RonnieAG
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26 Aug 2014 - 10:40 PM

Wot ! Only 15 tonight !.......WinkWinkWink.
But a really beautiful archive of roses from your walk: seems iniquitous to single any one out but if I were pushed my favourites would be V 11 closely followed by V 14.
But I'd be happy with any of them in my portfolio, Lynne.
You'll soon be out there again with the camera, I feel sure, knowing your positive attitude.
All the very best to you and Garrath.
R.

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EMJAYCEE
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26 Aug 2014 - 11:01 PM

As always Lynne you give us such a well thought out selection and always with a theme. Nos. 10 & 11 seem rather special. Hope you'll soon be walking the dogs again.Smile
Joan

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26 Aug 2014 - 11:07 PM

I do believe in the Guinness Book of Records Lynne,
the world record for a marathon by a guy on crutches is 6 hours 47 minutes.
Not too bad at all I reckon !!
I am not suggesting you do that but just get back to fitness to walk the dogs.
Another fine marathon set from you.
Mick.

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Irishkate
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26 Aug 2014 - 11:34 PM

Well it seems everybody likes different if not all your wonderful flower images Lynne.
Likewise each one has photographic merit and I never overlook your lovely framing.
I did like V9 - think I just like pink and green combination
and also V10 for your framing and border - I like the way you sometimes have different colours on different sides
depending on the original image.
Glad you managed to upload at all and I do hope you're not in too much pain.
the frustration of not getting about will be worst of all.
Time will heal.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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Daisymaye
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27 Aug 2014 - 4:17 AM

So many lovely roses. All beautiful.

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781969
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27 Aug 2014 - 5:28 AM

Lynee.Beyond perfection,a great hardwork superb creation and capture.

Vikram

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mistere
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27 Aug 2014 - 7:38 AM

An excellent selection Lynne. Lovely work.

Dave.

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rayme330
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27 Aug 2014 - 8:31 AM

I looked through all of them several times to see which one stood out for me, but I could not decide, they are all so good. I love the way you integrate the frame into the image so that it is part of the visual experience, Lynne - I am in awe again.

Ray

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xwang
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27 Aug 2014 - 9:35 AM

They are beautifully done..Lynne. Oh, I love the roses.. especially the pink one.. I don't have any in my garden. The old one was died.. you made me want to buy one now..Grin

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27 Aug 2014 - 11:51 AM

Stunning set as always Lynne......
Diane

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capto
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27 Aug 2014 - 6:59 PM

A really beautiful set. You have spoilt us today.Smile

ivor

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Ruthannette
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27 Aug 2014 - 9:11 PM

Hi Lynne hope you are getting on ok after your op. Lovely selection of Roses, they are all lovely to look at, don't really have a favourite.

Ruth

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Richsr
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28 Aug 2014 - 10:52 AM

Good to hear you are done and able to work at the PC.
Good set of rose images Lynne
Regards
Richard

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pamelajean
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28 Aug 2014 - 12:31 PM

A delightful bunch, Lynne, a floral treat.

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28 Aug 2014 - 12:53 PM

Lynne, this is a wonderful set...all of them beautiful, and wonderfully presented. Clearly, you have way too much time on your hands to do this. You had better get walking again soon---to our detriment.

Peter

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cantona43
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28 Aug 2014 - 1:50 PM

what a stunning set of floral shots Lynne, I cannot choose a favourite as they all are so good, stunning colours, detail, viewpoints and presentations
Neil

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28 Aug 2014 - 2:17 PM

A superb set

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28 Aug 2014 - 8:56 PM

An outstanding set of floral images.

Fred

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brandish
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29 Aug 2014 - 8:49 AM

I do like this series,please accept my UA,these are well worth it.I find it difficult to pick out an individual,they are all so lovely.
Martyn,

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29 Aug 2014 - 11:51 PM

Wow, this is realy difficult to choose. The second and last one are very striking. And I hope you can soon do the 1 mile crutch hurdle in under 10 minutes!

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30 Aug 2014 - 3:10 PM

What a fabulous set of floral images Lynne, the glorious array of colours is enough to brighten up even the dullest darkest day

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31 Aug 2014 - 2:49 PM

Superb series of images, fabulous colours and excellent detail, love the presentation too

Hugh

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1 Sep 2014 - 5:19 AM

Magnificent!
Beautiful images with striking colours, shapes and softness. Really beautiful and stunning result Lynne! Grin
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1 Sep 2014 - 8:43 AM

Some wonderful captures. V1 for me. Well done Lynne.
WesternRed.

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1 Sep 2014 - 7:45 PM

Everyone a gem Lynne, great work once again.
Brian

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2 Sep 2014 - 10:52 AM

Love your v4. So calming.

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2 Sep 2014 - 12:30 PM

Great set of images, like them allSmileSmileRegards Dave

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3 Sep 2014 - 7:58 AM


Quote: A stunning set, Lynne, and would be so difficult to pick a fave - so won't! Wink
Hope you're soon able to walk your dogs again Smile
Take care,
Trev Smile

Amazing set of images....get better soon

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3 Sep 2014 - 8:16 AM

V7 has to be my second choice with such great composition. Well done Lynne.
WesternRed.

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tonyng
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7 Sep 2014 - 9:10 PM

Great set Lynne. My fav?..... hmmmm V4 by a whisker.

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10 Oct 2014 - 11:55 AM

Awesome!! set

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