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HUGE thanks to Brian (Bricurtis) and Ann (EAS) for their wonderful User Awards on ‘Plain Tiger on Siew Mei’. I am pretty sure I will never again have this many user awards on one pic…lol…madness Smile

Now then…here’s an entry I sent in for last month's EPZ competition themed "Flowers". I didn’t get anywhere but I really like this image so I thought I’d upload it here. Here’s the descrip I included with the entry:

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Up until recently, I’d known this night blooming cactus only by its Hokkien name: Keng Hwa.
I’ve found out it’s an Epiphyllum oxypetalum. Think I’ll stick with Keng Hwa Smile

The first image was taken at 8.28pm. The last image at 11.08pm. Hence the title.

Flower pot on the dining room table, the bloom was lit by the fluorescent light tube up on the wall. The camera was placed on an overturned tissue box. Markings were made on the tissue box around the camera so the cam’s position could be maintained were it nudged out of place. Then shots taken at intervals with self-timer.

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Andrew

PS Congrats to Niknut and AnnChown for getting shortlisted in the comp Smile

Camera:Canon PowerShot A630
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:160 minutes
Username:ChiliMan ChiliMan
Uploaded:5 Apr 2012 - 3:43 PM
Tags:Black & white, Blooming, Cactus, Epiphyllum oxypetalum, Flora, Flower, Flowers & plants, Keng Hwa, Night blooming cactus, Opening
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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
5 Apr 2012 - 3:47 PM

Fascinating, Andrew and I really like this. Lovely clean and pin-sharp images presented beautifully.

Ann

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cassiecat
cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
5 Apr 2012 - 3:50 PM

love the concept of this and really well presented. Thought that it was a clever concept for the comp. lesley

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Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4492 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom60 Constructive Critique Points
5 Apr 2012 - 3:57 PM

Cracking image !!....great idea, & beautifully created.....very clever.....1st class piece of work !!

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
5 Apr 2012 - 4:02 PM

Well worked image Andrew SmileSmile
Helen

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Herge88
Herge88 e2 Member 736 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
5 Apr 2012 - 4:27 PM

A very impressive piece of work here, I love the mono treatment and the image as a whole works very well.

Best Matt

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
5 Apr 2012 - 4:31 PM

you really are notching up the awards now ,,Smile
This is a great concept,,,, I would like to see all flowers in one line ...
a long panorama sort of thingy !!

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Shellio
Shellio  3 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Apr 2012 - 4:36 PM

Firstly congratulations on all the awards you've received Andrew! I do like the shapes (patterns) on this and must add you thought out the technique very well.
Shell

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franken
franken e2 Member 113027 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
5 Apr 2012 - 4:40 PM

Really different and excellent work Andrew.

Ken

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 429 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
5 Apr 2012 - 5:08 PM

Different and beautifully presented Andrew - Carole

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2142 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Apr 2012 - 5:13 PM

Great presentation, like it a lot
NettaSmile

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evelen
evelen  9 England
5 Apr 2012 - 6:28 PM

beautiful work Andrew.
eve.Smile

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
5 Apr 2012 - 7:11 PM

I bet it was a big entry for a flower theme Andrew.
A different take here.
Good work.
Mick.

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
5 Apr 2012 - 7:53 PM

My, this is really clever work Andrew - Well done.
Joan.

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 54169 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
5 Apr 2012 - 8:02 PM

I've not seen this done on here before. So well executed. Love it.
Chris

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32816 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
5 Apr 2012 - 8:09 PM

A great composition, full of creativity and technical ability.

Regards Nathan

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andylea
andylea e2 Member 537 forum postsandylea vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Apr 2012 - 8:41 PM

very clever work andrew i love it a stunner Wink
andy

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Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Apr 2012 - 9:12 PM

A very original concept Andrew, your creative side has really come to the fore here

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Neeka
Neeka  5 Wales
5 Apr 2012 - 9:29 PM

You're amazing, ChiliPeep. Great idea and wonderful capture.

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
6 Apr 2012 - 2:05 PM

Superb image Andrew. Congrats on the awards............Sandy

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NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven e2 Member 2246 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
6 Apr 2012 - 2:07 PM

Very nice work..........

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PinkK
PinkK  580 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Apr 2012 - 2:57 PM

Superb, what a great idea!!

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2012 - 7:39 PM

this is such a beautiful series, the wonders of nature expertly shown!

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Apr 2012 - 6:29 PM

This is stunning Andrew - well thought out and beautifully captured. I just love it!!
Ann

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cassiecat
cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
18 Apr 2012 - 8:29 AM

congrats on the GEA Grin lesley x

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suzieosman
22 Apr 2012 - 5:32 PM

Great sequence Andrew and such patience! I'd love this on my wall, very classy
Sue

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