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This bloom suddenly appeared on my pathway.
It reminded me of the headgear that Marianne Faithful wore when singing with David Bowie. Wink
Check out the link if you are feeling brave.

A really sincere thankyou to Netta (netta1234 ) for her user award for my sunless snail.
I think we must both have the same sense of humour.

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D80 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:28-300mm f/3.5-5.6 G VR
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:10 Jan 2013 - 1:16 PM
Focal Length:90mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.3
Aperture:f/5.3
Shutter Speed:1/2500sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:A past memory.
Username:barbarahirst barbarahirst
Uploaded:11 Jan 2013 - 8:02 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, Wildlife / nature
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RuthyJ
RuthyJ  8 England
11 Jan 2013 - 8:11 AM

beautiful. the light is just lovely.

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jan 2013 - 8:16 AM

A gorgeous hellebore, Barbs, I hope you nurtured it and it will reward you with more blooms before too long. A lovely capture. Carol

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jan 2013 - 8:19 AM

belting detail barbara wonderful colours a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jan 2013 - 8:45 AM

Beautiful and lovely image,very well done,
saeid

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41056 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jan 2013 - 9:06 AM

I can see the analogy... and just spent a happy few minutes clicking on You Tube links of Marianne Faithfull songs SmileSmile

Dave

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abeeror2
abeeror2 e2 Member 2abeeror2 vcard Australia
11 Jan 2013 - 9:06 AM

Yep I see the connection.Lol,she must of been a little lady coz he is only 5'4".Nice image!TongueTongueTongue

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jan 2013 - 9:13 AM

Very attractive shot of this pretty Hellebore, Barbara.
Ronnie.

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jan 2013 - 9:24 AM

I am still waiting for mine to flower properly - a very good capture and I can see what you mean!
Carole

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JohnChambersPhotography

A past memory indeed but brought back to remind us all . lovely light Barbara. nice one,

John

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Herge88
Herge88 e2 Member 740 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jan 2013 - 9:37 AM

Love the light and shade in this Barbara.

Best Matt

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jan 2013 - 10:52 AM

Lovely flower and a good study in light and shade.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jan 2013 - 11:02 AM

Cracking shot, excellent light and shadows

Hugh

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
11 Jan 2013 - 11:15 AM

A very lovely photo Barbara, shade and light nice soft focus, love it nice one, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jan 2013 - 11:43 AM

Nice colours and composition

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jan 2013 - 11:56 AM

Yes, does look a bit similar! Wink Fine close-up capture, Barbs Smile
Trev Smile

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jan 2013 - 1:32 PM

Just appeared on your pathway, wow! How lucky can you get? A beautiful Hellebore and should be cherished.

Ann

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danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10474 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jan 2013 - 2:38 PM

Have an RC on me Barbara.

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
11 Jan 2013 - 2:43 PM

This is a lovely photo Barbara !! I don't know these flowers Smile

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11 Jan 2013 - 3:14 PM

Looks a very early magnolia---Nice to see this!

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jan 2013 - 3:16 PM

Lol...I just saw the vid and I see what you mean Grin

Beautiful bloom, this. I love those little things inside which look like flattened coffee beans or rolled oats.

Andrew

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Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom29 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jan 2013 - 3:30 PM

Oh dear...................... whatever where they thinking ofTongueTongueTongueTongue............. and what on earth was Mr Bowie sportingSad
Have you got a flower that looks like that, I do hope notWink

Beautiful image BarbsGrinGrin
Diane

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Lillian
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11 Jan 2013 - 3:43 PM

A lovely image and always a joy to see these flowers
Lillian

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SUE118
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11 Jan 2013 - 4:47 PM

It's a beautiful bloom.Smile

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Bob_V
Bob_V  7 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jan 2013 - 6:41 PM

What wonderful colors and detail.
Bob

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LynneJoyce
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11 Jan 2013 - 6:48 PM

Lovely Hellebore really nicely captured.

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Billyray
Billyray  670 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jan 2013 - 7:16 PM

A cracking shot Barbara. Thanks for the link to Marianne, it brought back some happy memories.
Ray

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AnnChown
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11 Jan 2013 - 7:40 PM

Flowering already - how amazing. A lovely sight and a hint of things to come. Hmmmm - I see what you mean about the headgear - what was that all about?! Smile
Ann

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11 Jan 2013 - 9:21 PM

Beautiful macro with lovely light Smile
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11 Jan 2013 - 10:00 PM

Fab shot Barb
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aniamoore  2 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2013 - 11:56 PM

......good memory, Barbs!SmileSmileSmileTongueTongue
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ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
12 Jan 2013 - 7:08 AM

A very lovely image!Smile
Regards Valery

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digital_boi
12 Jan 2013 - 12:56 PM

fine light and shade Barbara

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12 Jan 2013 - 5:47 PM

Lovely macro.
Rende

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bobsblues e2 Member 4bobsblues vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Jan 2013 - 7:07 PM

Great shot and presentation Barbara nice one.
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gallero e2 Member 3gallero vcard Venezuela
12 Jan 2013 - 9:41 PM

Juego perfecto con la luz..

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brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Jan 2013 - 3:49 PM

Beautiful light and detail, and yes, it looks similar to that headgear! Smile
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ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
13 Jan 2013 - 4:23 PM

beautiful detail and colours

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