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Thanks for the response to my dried leaves, people Smile

Now then…these are from Cassandra’s Roses…here…and here.


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Linda, here are the dried roses I was telling you about – these were taken on the 26th of November last year. The red ones didn’t dry so well. I liked these two white ones so I took various shots. Not particularly stunning but I hope you like ‘em anyway Smile

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Will catch up with everyone soon. It’s been a long day. A good-ish one, though. Finally got myself a portable harddrive. A fit-in-my pocket 320GB one which was on sale. I’m not really a gadget person but I’ve got a huge grin on my face. Looking forward to giving my files and folders a good and well-needed perestroika.


Andrew

Camera:Canon PowerShot A630
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:For Linda
Username:ChiliMan ChiliMan
Uploaded:6 May 2010 - 8:35 PM
Tags:Black background, Dried, Floral, Flowers & plants, Portrait, Roses, White
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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8235 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2010 - 8:38 PM

You've really rose to the occasion tonight Andrew, this is a fabulous floral arrangement, good show

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2010 - 8:42 PM

Thanks, Ed Smile

And I'll forgive you the pun. Don't wanna be a thorn in your side.

Last Modified By ChiliMan at 6 May 2010 - 8:43 PM

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cassiecat
cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2010 - 8:47 PM

like the texture in the roses, and i'm sure linda will love the dedication.lesley x

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rockfish
rockfish  4 United Kingdom
6 May 2010 - 8:50 PM

Someone should stem the bad puns! Wink Seriously - a great image with originality.
Peter

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woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2010 - 9:15 PM

Very fine image, Andrew - floating still life Smile Gorgeous textures.
Bill

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2010 - 9:17 PM

It's the textures which I find really striking here. Nice shapes in those Roses too. The light through the small area of glass looks very pleasing. Interesting you've aquired an external hard-drive. Been toying with that for storing images too.

Ann

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mrswoolybill Critique Team 7454 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1030 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2010 - 9:25 PM

Fabulous light! And textures. These seem to be coy, bashful, old ladies blinking in the spotlight.
Moira

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beckas
beckas  10 United States1 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2010 - 9:28 PM

Oooohhh!!! Fantastic! I love this!

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baclark
baclark  53740 forum posts United Kingdom24 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2010 - 9:37 PM

Beauty doesn't have to mean fresh! These have such wonderfully subtle tones and crispy textures. Well captured.
Barbara

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2010 - 10:13 PM

the detail and light are fantastic brilliant colours too have fun with the hardrive nice one Wink
andy

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Imagephotographics

Beautiful image indeed

Chris

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7134 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2010 - 5:54 AM

Super textures in the roses, Andrew, and so well presented. Carol

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Mynett
Mynett e2 Member 6137 forum postsMynett vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2010 - 8:32 AM

They take on a different form and create so much texture when they dry, I see them like the skirts of ball gowns as the petal curls seem to form the swirl of them - very nice Andrew, I think they can be and are more interesting than fresh ones

Linda

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nickyv32
nickyv32 e2 Member 7135 forum postsnickyv32 vcard England
7 May 2010 - 11:15 AM

Lovely image Andrew, wonderful textures, looks like a painting

Nicky x

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2010 - 11:43 AM

Ah ha.....I see you got the conceptSmile

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2010 - 1:27 PM

They look like I sometimes feel Smile

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franken
franken e2 Member 123172 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2010 - 1:59 PM

Excellent image Andrew.

Ken

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Canadiann
Canadiann  4 Canada2 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2010 - 3:39 PM

Hi Andrew, well something different that is for sure. I love the colour and texture on these flowers and your black bg. Would like to have seen them in something other than water though. Seeing as they are dried LOL. A nice wicker basket or something, just a personal preference not meant to be a critic LOL. A super idea and I quite like it Hope Linda did.
Regards
Ann

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gingerdelight

Love this one Andrew!
Carol

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RobinF
RobinF  883 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2010 - 9:58 AM

One of your very finest captures Andrew (And that's saying something!)
Oh damn, going to have to give you my user award again!
Smile
kind regards,
Robin

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nellabella
8 May 2010 - 11:54 AM

I like the way the glass comes out of the black.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2010 - 10:58 PM

Excellent sharpness and texture!
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cantona43
cantona43 e2 Member 9885 forum postscantona43 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
8 May 2010 - 11:13 PM

excellent shot Andrew, stunning light and detail
Neil

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cassiecat
cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2010 - 2:24 AM

this one isnt too dark on my laptop i can clearly see the stems on the dark bg.congrats on the user award.lesley

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dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
9 May 2010 - 4:56 AM

congratulations on your UA Andrew, very well deserved and beautiful image.

regards
Yung

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bliba
bliba  8 Austria2 Constructive Critique Points
12 May 2010 - 9:31 AM

an excellent still life

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