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Having gone quite mouldy with the amount of rain we have had, the seed heads in the garden are now decomposing and drying out. Bit by bit they are revealing the skeleton structure below
Thanks for looking
Helen

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 450D
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:20 Oct 2012 - 4:00 PM
Focal Length:48mm
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/125sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Action (High speed)
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Drying out
Username:helenlinda helenlinda
Uploaded:21 Oct 2012 - 9:00 AM
Tags:Digitally manipulated, Flowers & plants, Poppy, Seed heads
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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Oct 2012 - 9:02 AM

Beautiful and lovely work ,Helen,well done,
saeid

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
21 Oct 2012 - 9:07 AM

Thanks Saeid Smile

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
21 Oct 2012 - 9:22 AM

Very good Helen, superb detail.

John

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
21 Oct 2012 - 9:23 AM

Thanks John Smile

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
21 Oct 2012 - 9:29 AM

Reminds me of one of Star Trek's alien spacecrafts Smile Well seen and processed.

Albert

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CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
21 Oct 2012 - 9:34 AM

I can see an old man sticking his tongue out Grin. Well captured and presented, Helen. Carol

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helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
21 Oct 2012 - 9:37 AM

Thanks Albert and Carol SmileSmile

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
21 Oct 2012 - 10:00 AM

Bit like a sputnic lol. to me, like it regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
21 Oct 2012 - 10:04 AM

Thanks Leon Smile

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41035 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England134 Constructive Critique Points
21 Oct 2012 - 10:30 AM

Very alien looking. Lovely texture, Helen.

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
21 Oct 2012 - 10:33 AM

Thanks Dave Smile

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NDODS e2 Member 33098 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom102 Constructive Critique Points
21 Oct 2012 - 10:37 AM

A wonderful piece of photography

Regards Nathan Grin

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helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
21 Oct 2012 - 10:38 AM

Thanks Nathan Smile

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digital_boi
21 Oct 2012 - 10:51 AM

good detail and texture Helen

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64365 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
21 Oct 2012 - 11:31 AM

Well isolated. Captures the essence of the pod.
x

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achieverswales
21 Oct 2012 - 11:36 AM

Love the subtle colours and composition, wish I could see photos like this from people who enter competitions! They would score high.

Regards

Trev.

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frz67  4 Italy32 Constructive Critique Points
21 Oct 2012 - 11:49 AM

lovely tones, Helen and great details

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AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Oct 2012 - 11:57 AM

This is gorgeous Helen - the tones are magical.
Ann

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rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Oct 2012 - 12:02 PM

Interesting image, Helen, with good detail, texture and dof.

Ray

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Joline
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21 Oct 2012 - 12:03 PM

A fine bit of wabi-sabi.

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21 Oct 2012 - 12:13 PM

Beautiful and atmospheric Helen.
Rende

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
21 Oct 2012 - 12:46 PM

Thanks everyone for your comments SmileSmile

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saltireblue Site Moderator 43836 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway23 Constructive Critique Points
21 Oct 2012 - 2:25 PM

Almost looks like the tail of a miniature bird sticking out the left opening, Helen. Like the way the stem is almost invisible, making the seed head appear to float in the air.

Malc

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TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
21 Oct 2012 - 3:44 PM

A super close-up, Helen, shows the detail really well Smile
Trev Smile

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helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
21 Oct 2012 - 4:47 PM

Thanks Malc and Trev and also to Ann for her User Award
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JohnChambersPhotography

Well captured Helen some really nice tones with super detail

John

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helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
21 Oct 2012 - 6:09 PM

Many thanks John Smile

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carper123  280 forum posts United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
21 Oct 2012 - 7:41 PM

Wonderful image, Helen, a very creative image, well captured.
Nice one.
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helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
21 Oct 2012 - 7:55 PM

Thanks Darryl Smile

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21 Oct 2012 - 8:12 PM

Good subject and result

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
21 Oct 2012 - 8:16 PM

Great composed shot Helen and hope you managed to save some of the seeds
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pdcche  3 United Kingdom
21 Oct 2012 - 8:45 PM

Great mono Helen, i like this, nicely taken, Peter..

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helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
21 Oct 2012 - 9:08 PM

Thanks Ann, Lillian and Peter SmileSmileSmile

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21 Oct 2012 - 9:59 PM

Excellent colour and texture Helen. Very well done.
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helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
21 Oct 2012 - 10:11 PM

Thank you Derek Smile

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