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Sorry to those of you who recently commented on my previous upload. It was pants, and I decided to move it not just because of the quality of the image, but to upload an image which sums my mood up today. After spending a week away undertaking intensive Therapy I am somewhat down at the moment.

Regards Nathan

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:EF-S18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:19 Aug 2013 - 1:29 AM
Focal Length:135mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/50sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Time to reflect....
Username:NDODS NDODS
Uploaded:22 Aug 2013 - 10:10 AM
Tags:Anxiety, Depression, Feelings, General, Mood, Self Esteem, Stress
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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2013 - 10:14 AM

Positive and confident is the way forward, don't look back and all will be well.
Hard times are followed by good.

Dougie

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Hermanus
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22 Aug 2013 - 10:28 AM

A great capture Nathan !!

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User_Removed
22 Aug 2013 - 10:31 AM

Always look on the bright side of life. Grin
Isn't there a song with that line in it, I think there is. Wink

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digital_boi
22 Aug 2013 - 10:35 AM

onwards and upward Nathan as you have always done good capture

Graham

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NaturesHaven
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22 Aug 2013 - 10:37 AM

Watch what you're doing............GrinGrinGrin

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SlowSong
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22 Aug 2013 - 10:48 AM

Beautifully focussed and smooth image.
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franken
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22 Aug 2013 - 10:49 AM

Different and interesting image here Nathan.

I hope things get better for you soon.

I have permanent health problems and I can relate to how you may feel.

Ken

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bluesandtwos
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22 Aug 2013 - 10:50 AM

Brilliant title and a clever picture.

Good times always follow the bad.

Dave

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RonnieAG
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22 Aug 2013 - 10:51 AM

Like Dougie's comment, Nathan: great title for this shot.
Ronnie.

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Fefe
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22 Aug 2013 - 10:56 AM

Great capture NathanGrin
Have a good day todaySmile
Diane

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22 Aug 2013 - 11:04 AM

Time keeps on ticking.........Nathan
Ron

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cats_123
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22 Aug 2013 - 11:09 AM

Interesting technique to get two uploads in a day!!!!!!! WinkGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

No...I fully agree, sometimes you think you have it nailed and then you upload it and the mist clears.....hope your mist clears soon SmileSmile

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richmowil
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22 Aug 2013 - 11:15 AM

Clever work Nathan!! Great title!! Have a good one!!

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Nikonuser1
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22 Aug 2013 - 11:33 AM

Interesting image Nathan, very clever, great titleSmile


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22 Aug 2013 - 11:38 AM


Quote: Clever work Nathan!! Great title!! Have a good one!!

Nice shot GrinGrin

Rod

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22 Aug 2013 - 11:55 AM


Quote: Positive and confident is the way forward, don't look back and all will be well.
Hard times are followed by good.

Dougie

Listen to Dougie Nathan... I hope it isnt long before you are back to your sweet , happy self.. I know it can be very hard, you can do it GrinGrin

Lynette GrinGrin

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lonely_oryx
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22 Aug 2013 - 12:04 PM

When you are down the only way is up. Try to smile and look on the good things around you

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ali63
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22 Aug 2013 - 12:22 PM

Time waits for no one?, dig deep & you will find the strength to pick yourself up again, all your EPZ friends are behind you SmileSmile I hope you can draw positive thoughts after reading all these kind messages,

Ali Smile

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22 Aug 2013 - 12:43 PM

Great image with beautiful composition.

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Irishkate
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22 Aug 2013 - 1:32 PM

Chin up - tomorrow is another day.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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kathrynlouise
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22 Aug 2013 - 1:36 PM

Fabulous title for this image Nathan. So many epzers thinking of you, wishing you well and sending you positive energy, including me GrinGrin

Kathryn

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22 Aug 2013 - 1:41 PM

Brilliant shot Nathan, every clever Like it a lot

Hugh

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Rende
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22 Aug 2013 - 1:41 PM

Striking image with excellent title Nathan.
Hang in there! Best wishes,
Rende

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A Booth
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22 Aug 2013 - 1:44 PM

a timeless classic good close up and use of d o f.

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WhiteRose1
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22 Aug 2013 - 1:53 PM

A well-timed captured, Nathan. Keep positive.

Dave

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myrab
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22 Aug 2013 - 2:22 PM

Try to reflect on the good times Nathan, I am sure Kismet will make you smile.

Good titled image.

Myra

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22 Aug 2013 - 2:36 PM

Excellent.

Zoran SmileSmileSmile

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bobhowell
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22 Aug 2013 - 2:46 PM

Nice watch Nathan. I still have a good old G10 watch that I wear when doing messy jobs and photography and keep my good one for ? work! yuk SmileSmileSmileSmile

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Daisymaye
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22 Aug 2013 - 2:55 PM

See you know it only takes time. Great shot and tomorrow on that watch is another day. A Good one.......Sandy

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mikbee
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22 Aug 2013 - 2:58 PM

A finely crafted close up here Nathan.
And try and keep positive !!
Mick.

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CarolG
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22 Aug 2013 - 3:21 PM

Excellent focusing, Nathan, hope you cheer up very soon. Carol

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debu
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22 Aug 2013 - 3:48 PM

Nicely presented.
debu

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DicksPics
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22 Aug 2013 - 4:20 PM

I hope you're feeling better, Nathan!!
Great image and great title!
Very best wishes,
Richard

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ColleenA
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22 Aug 2013 - 4:24 PM

A superb piece of photographic genius. Love the shallow dof and reflections. Hope tomorrow brings sunshine and better health. Hope my UA cheers you up a bit.GrinGrin

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TrevBatWCC
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22 Aug 2013 - 5:00 PM

A very fine reflective shot, Nathan Smile
Keep your pecker up, mate,
Trev Smile

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pentaxpatty
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22 Aug 2013 - 5:20 PM

Well done Nathan, lovley d o f sorry your not feeling to well today thinking of you Patty

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chrissie3
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22 Aug 2013 - 5:24 PM

Interesting image! I always think - when I'm down I can only go up, and it doesn't last forever.Blush

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22 Aug 2013 - 6:04 PM

This is a rather clever photo from unusual perspective. HOPE BETTER TIMES LIE AHEAD
Ely

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22 Aug 2013 - 6:12 PM

A great 'off the Cuff' shot here Nathan.Smile
Hope things start looking up for you very soon.

John Smile

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22 Aug 2013 - 6:28 PM

Ingenious!

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22 Aug 2013 - 6:41 PM

Come on Nathan, you know that saying - when the going gets tuff the tuff get going! This is now I see youWink good shot showing imagination

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Michaela_Solway
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22 Aug 2013 - 8:05 PM

Chin up Nathan.. Your photography is inspirational.. This is no exception.. Super DOF & reflections & brilliant title Wink
Michaela

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22 Aug 2013 - 8:21 PM

Keep your chin up Nathan you and I could do with a pick me up. Thinking of you. Sue x

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22 Aug 2013 - 9:06 PM

Hugs

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22 Aug 2013 - 9:29 PM

Title and image go well together, Nathan.
Easy to say I know, but try to be positive, mate.

Ray

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23 Aug 2013 - 4:38 PM

Think positive Nathan .
Time is a good healer........

good capture

David

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23 Aug 2013 - 11:16 PM

A super creative macro.
Wishing you all the best
-source

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24 Aug 2013 - 8:42 AM

An excellent view on things Nathan I think we all feel that way sometimes , keep thinking positive mate
Rob

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24 Aug 2013 - 8:51 AM

Nice shot and title, and appreciate the sentiments behind it. Moira

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24 Aug 2013 - 10:37 AM

Nathan, not been on for a while as school holiday entertainment was needed for children, remember that history can not be changed but a positive outlook will impact on the future !!! keep your lens( chin ) up

regards

Darren

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24 Aug 2013 - 6:08 PM

A well thought out image,

Good times will follow.

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24 Aug 2013 - 7:30 PM

Cracking close up shot Nathan

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25 Aug 2013 - 8:42 AM

Hope your mood picks up, Nathan. Superb focus you've got here.

Hey, that could be a good distraction...something to focus on, like set yourself a challenge to get unique macro shots or something like that?

Andrew

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25 Aug 2013 - 3:47 PM

I hope all the best to you ! I have gone something like that through too, Nathan.

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28 Aug 2013 - 1:43 PM

Wishing you "Healing & Light Nathan"
Wonderful reflective shot...
Best regards, IB

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29 Aug 2013 - 8:04 AM

Nice play on words there,
To me your photography is very inspiring and you yourself are a role model of mine.
You are always there to give advice on photography.
Thank you for that and I will try to do the same!

Keep on smiling! Tongue

Amy
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2 Sep 2013 - 6:09 PM

Great Shot

Something to watch.

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