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Bah. Almost 3 weeks since my last upload! I know I've been away longer but not in recent times, ya? I can't remember how this one started, but it became mainly about me being mentally preoccupied with blood sugar issues. I started my brisk walking again on Jan 28th (hadn't been in 6 months plus) and have been watching what I eat (went a bit crazy in November and December) and things are starting to normalise...*phew*. I've felt fine (peace-of-mind-wise, especially) for over a week now but still haven't found my EPZ mojo Sad

I couldn't miss Valentine's Day, though Smile

Ok fine...I acknowledge the fact that it's a commercial time of the year. And that love, gestures and appreciation shouldn't be reserved for just one day. And yadda yadda yadda. I don’t care. I still love Valentine's Day. So there Smile And if you make an extra big deal of someone on February 14th, what’s the harm in that, eh?

Anywho…Happy Valentine's Day, people.

Have a good 'un Wink

I’ll be back in the swing of things soon enough. For now, I hope this image ain’t too bright or dark. Just got a new monitor and I haven’t fiddled with the settings. My old one gave up the ghost on the weekend Sad As much as I like the new one, I miss the old one.

Andrew

Camera:Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Happy Valentine's Day :)
Username:ChiliMan ChiliMan
Uploaded:14 Feb 2014 - 4:57 PM
Tags:Flowers & plants, Humour / fun, Love, Rose, St. Valentine, Valentine, Valentine's day, Wildlife / nature
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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2162 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Feb 2014 - 5:17 PM

Wondered what had happened to you. Welcome back Andrew.
You have come back with a great flower image. So pretty and perfect for Valentines day.

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Fred263
Fred263 e2 Member 2Fred263 vcard United Kingdom
14 Feb 2014 - 5:26 PM

Superb macro image, Andrew. Like your narrative/perspective too on Valentines. Welcome back.

Fred

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
14 Feb 2014 - 5:27 PM

A beautiful Valentine's Day image, Andrew, and glad to see that you haven't entirely forgotten us Wink Carol

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Feb 2014 - 5:37 PM

A very pretty pink flower which you have photographed and presented so superbly. I'm sure the ladies of epz will love your Valentines Card for them!Grin

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LynneJoyce
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14 Feb 2014 - 5:55 PM

Love this one Andrew, beautifully focussed and nicely presented.

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franken
franken e2 Member 113054 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
14 Feb 2014 - 6:01 PM

Lovely work, Andrew.

Ken

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7395 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom970 Constructive Critique Points
14 Feb 2014 - 6:03 PM

A Happy Valentine's Day to you and it's good to see you around again. This is beautiful, soft and floating and fragile. Like all of us ladies.
Moira

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Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Feb 2014 - 6:09 PM

Lovely posy for the girls Andrew. Carry on fiddling.
Peter GrinGrinGrin

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Feb 2014 - 6:21 PM

A beauty,

Ali

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Quoise
Quoise e2 Member 1223 forum postsQuoise vcard United Kingdom
14 Feb 2014 - 6:46 PM

Beautiful

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richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5240 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Feb 2014 - 7:00 PM

Nice presentation, Nice Image!! I like it a lot!!

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
14 Feb 2014 - 7:32 PM

Good to see you back Andrew.
You romantic fool you !!
Good shot.
Mick.

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oldgreyheron
oldgreyheron e2 Member 7124 forum postsoldgreyheron vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
14 Feb 2014 - 7:37 PM

Great and appropriate image and comments Andrew!

Mike

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Feb 2014 - 7:43 PM

Happy Valentine's Day Andrew now get those blood sugar's sorted and that's an order friend. SmileSmile

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
14 Feb 2014 - 8:22 PM

Welcome back Andrew-- you have been missed-- Love the rose!

none here at the moment!

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
14 Feb 2014 - 9:40 PM

Absolutely beautiful.... The perfect shot for Valentines! Hope you had a good one!
IB

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Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 1Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
14 Feb 2014 - 10:08 PM

Hope you are getting there Andrew. You have been missed. Lovely Valentine card. Cathy

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EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
14 Feb 2014 - 10:39 PM

Glad to be No. 30 for this lovely floral Valentine card Andrew and hope to see you up and running (not literally) again very soon.
Joan.

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 54229 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2014 - 10:38 AM

Hi Andrew. Love shot and it looks just fine. Always difficult getting used to new equipment.
Good to see you back. SmileSmileSmile

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Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom28 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2014 - 1:33 PM

What a lovely Valentines image Andrew, love the pov and focus! ...........................I wonder where you put your EPZ mojo?TongueTongue....look behind the cushions, if its not there at least you might find some loose changeGrinGrin
Diane

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 432 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2014 - 2:30 PM

Just right Andrew and ticks all my boxes - super detail, colour and I like the dof.
Carole

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evelen
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15 Feb 2014 - 6:17 PM

beautiful image .
eve.Smile

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ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
15 Feb 2014 - 9:23 PM

Superb macro image
Good to see you back

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2014 - 4:05 PM

A lovely card Andrew - good to see you're still around and hope you'll be back very soon! Smile

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18 Mar 2014 - 8:56 PM

very appropriate for all the lovely ladies Andrew.
regards
Yung

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27 Mar 2014 - 3:12 PM

you are featured e2 piccy at the moment

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