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The title says it all! Fortunately the wet weather is being enjoyed by the roses, and giving me something to photograph whist the bugs and beasties are still in hiding (or been drowned!).

Camera:Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ7
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:rain, rain and more rain!
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:3 Feb 2014 - 6:14 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, Flower, Flowers & plants, General, Macro, Nature, Raindrop, Rose, Wildlife / nature
Votes:75
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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2155 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2014 - 6:16 AM

Carol this is beautiful, your composition is superb as well as that beautiful colour and rain drops of course. Great capture....hope your mouth is feeling better....Grin

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KarenFB
KarenFB Junior Gallery Team 84254 forum postsKarenFB vcard England162 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2014 - 6:22 AM

A beautiful image - having a black background really brings out all the gorgeous colours of the rose (plus those water droplets add that something special!).

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 699 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2014 - 6:27 AM

Yep, a lovely image Carol, works very well indeed.

We actually had a day without rain yesterday and the Sun shone....back to normal today I believe. Sad

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basith
basith  1 Sri Lanka
3 Feb 2014 - 6:36 AM

Two stunning captures Carol,
Amazing detail of water drops.

Basith

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2014 - 6:58 AM

two belting detailed captures carol brilliant colours and tones v1 for me today a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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Caziwinkles
3 Feb 2014 - 7:08 AM

Absolutely gorgeous - and I bet there will be a little bug hidden under those unfurling petals! Smile

Carol

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2014 - 7:20 AM

2 beauties here Carol, love the droplets.

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Mike_Young
3 Feb 2014 - 7:25 AM

Fabulous colour with the droplets adding that extra sparkle, smashing shots Carol

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fentiger
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3 Feb 2014 - 7:34 AM

Fresh and beautiful.

Albert

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ukgubbi
ukgubbi e2 Member 2ukgubbi vcard India
3 Feb 2014 - 7:45 AM

Stunning color and details. Lovely

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2014 - 7:45 AM

Your title could equally well apply here too, Carol.......the wettest winter I can recall and things have been far worse in other parts of the UK.
But how nicely the raindrops decorate your rose: two lovely presentations.
R.

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viscostatic
3 Feb 2014 - 7:52 AM

But the rain has helped make these images so beautiful Carol. We are so lucky in the north of Scotland where this winter has been drier and milder than normal unlike the rest of the UK where there has been terrible weather.

Phil.

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2014 - 8:04 AM

such a pretty colour

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Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2014 - 8:12 AM

Beautiful colour to your rose. Two lovely pictures Carol. That I like a lot. Peter.

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 429 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2014 - 8:31 AM

Gale force wind and rain here in Cornwall (again)Sad
Two lovely full frame images.

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mashwood10
mashwood10 e2 Member 2mashwood10 vcard United Kingdom
3 Feb 2014 - 8:41 AM

Beautiful Carol. I would say the best place to have the rain ! When will the rain ever stop - regardless don't stop posting these lovely pics @

PamGrinGrinGrin

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Badgerfred
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3 Feb 2014 - 8:57 AM

Beautiful images Carol,
Fred.

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2014 - 9:03 AM

Two lovely images Carol - raindrops have their uses sometimes.Grin
Joan.

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2014 - 10:06 AM

Pleased to make it 30, Carol - two beautiful images!Smile
Don't you just love the rain??!!SmileWink
Richard

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ali63
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3 Feb 2014 - 10:40 AM

Lovely images Carol,

Ali Grin

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Irishkate
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3 Feb 2014 - 11:04 AM

These are beautiful Carol - I'm sure Greek rain is somewhat nicer than British rain!
Droplets but not drenched with them. Gorgeous colour, beautiful framing.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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Ted447
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3 Feb 2014 - 11:06 AM

Nice pair of images. Ted. GrinGrin

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Nikonuser1
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3 Feb 2014 - 11:33 AM

A super pair of images CarolSmile


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rontear
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3 Feb 2014 - 11:48 AM

Very delicate Carol, your softer sideWink
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AlexAppleby
3 Feb 2014 - 12:05 PM

Lovely shots - at least the flowers are blooming! We've had 3 sunny days here in London, but that's due to change soon! More rain due here any time now! I did see some snowdrops in Kensington Gardens last week, so can't really complain about the flowers either!

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leontari
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3 Feb 2014 - 12:22 PM

Two excellent captures Carol. I love the full frame presentation.
Effrossini

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Daisymaye
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3 Feb 2014 - 1:01 PM

Two beautiful close-ups Carol. Love that colour.

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prabhusinha
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3 Feb 2014 - 1:18 PM

Both are superb

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Chinga
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3 Feb 2014 - 1:30 PM

Made a most beautiful image in both shots Carol! Grin
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alligatorpants
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3 Feb 2014 - 2:41 PM

A beautiful close-up.

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kuvailija
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3 Feb 2014 - 2:59 PM

Very beautiful images of a very beautiful rose! - Those droplets ! -Great! GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin --- Jukka.Smile

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Maiwand
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3 Feb 2014 - 3:10 PM

Beautiful flower.GrinGrin
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flowerted
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3 Feb 2014 - 4:18 PM

we have rain here in cornwall some of us are growing webbed feet we have had that much my grandson asked me the other day is this why they built the ark and are we going to get another one .
our veg patch may have to have rice this year if the rain continues . great work on the roses carol cant wait till june to see ours

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myrab
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3 Feb 2014 - 4:22 PM

Stunning.

Myra

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TrevBatWCC
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3 Feb 2014 - 4:24 PM

Lovely close-ups, Carole, with the water droplets really enhancing the images Smile
Trev Smile

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom97 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2014 - 5:30 PM

Two nice frame fillers with great colour.

I understand your frustration about the rain. We have had it for months now and I am sick of it.

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Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
3 Feb 2014 - 5:53 PM

Two gorgeous captures, Carol.

P.

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evelen
evelen  9 England
3 Feb 2014 - 6:27 PM

lovely image Carol lots of rain here as well .
eve.Smile

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
3 Feb 2014 - 6:59 PM

Two lovely images;Smile

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Lillian
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3 Feb 2014 - 8:24 PM

How lovely Carol
Love that crop too
Lillian

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3 Feb 2014 - 8:31 PM

V1 Beautiful Carol!! Wonderful colour!!

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Feb 2014 - 9:08 PM

You have already flowering roses in your garden???
Rain, rain and more rain... we can't complain, so far it was right, no snow but also not too much rain.
Wish you some sunshine!
Johanna

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3 Feb 2014 - 10:34 PM

Love the colour Carol.
Super close ups.
Mick.

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SimonFletch
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4 Feb 2014 - 3:15 AM

A blooming marvelous image of this Rose, with rain drops on it.
It's so good, I can all but smell it, Carol..!
All those Bugs drowned? Really... how very sad Wink

Simon

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6 Feb 2014 - 10:32 AM

Frame filling colour with rain-droplet jewels.

Dave

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6 Feb 2014 - 5:34 PM

Two exquisite images Carol, it looks like all this rain has really inspired you. We've had plenty of it in case you didn't already know!Wink

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dark_lord
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9 Feb 2014 - 7:53 PM

A couple of lovely detailed close ups.
The bugs need a day or two off Smile

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