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Remember a couple of uploads back ??.....with 'Rose Cluster'.........these are the same Roses, but well past their best, with the petals
falling off as they were touched......but I thought they made a nice set-up like that ?
Just daylight through an open doorway, & a bit of fill-in from a white card on the RH side................

Many thanks to everyone for the great response to 'The Mad Monk'.......glad you enjoyed my moment of madness for 'Silly Sunday'....I've got
another one for next Sunday !!!....watch this space !!.Grin

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D
Lens:EF35-105/4.5-5.6 USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:7 Sep 2013 - 12:48 PM
Focal Length:70mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.2
Aperture:f/16.0
Shutter Speed:0.8sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Past their best.....
Username:Niknut Niknut
Uploaded:18 Sep 2013 - 12:04 PM
Tags:Flowers & plants, Roses, Still-Life.
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lonely_oryx
18 Sep 2013 - 12:31 PM

Beautifully done

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Lynniesefforts
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18 Sep 2013 - 12:40 PM

You have a wonderful eye .. I love the fallen petals...beautiful image GrinGrin

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Irishkate
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18 Sep 2013 - 12:42 PM

Very well done Keith - as one who does a lot of still life!
You've arranged the roses so elegantly and the fallen ones look amazing.
Your texture? in b/g is subtle as is the table/tablecloth? on which the flowers are placed.
I never sem to achieve what I'm after in daylight unless I'm outside.
Top notch.
KateGrinGrinGrinGrin

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EileenH
EileenH  2 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2013 - 12:45 PM

Lovely image Smile

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JuBarney
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18 Sep 2013 - 12:49 PM

A beautiful image
Ju

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DonDonH
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18 Sep 2013 - 12:56 PM

Stunning image Smile

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Mollycat
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18 Sep 2013 - 1:17 PM

They may be past it, but it makes for a lovely still life.Grin

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dawnmichelle
18 Sep 2013 - 1:17 PM

beautiful

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DalesLass
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18 Sep 2013 - 1:17 PM

Beautifully composed image.

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PattiW
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18 Sep 2013 - 1:41 PM

Exquisite image. Love the scattered petals, textures and colors. PattiSmileSmileSmile

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18 Sep 2013 - 2:00 PM

Very nice captureSmile

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18 Sep 2013 - 2:08 PM

They may be past their best but you have created a very beautiful image with them. Fine work indeed Smile

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18 Sep 2013 - 2:13 PM

A lovely image with great light.......Sandy

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18 Sep 2013 - 2:26 PM

Gorgeous !!!!! GrinGrinGrin

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CarolG
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18 Sep 2013 - 2:30 PM

A very beautiful still life, Keith, superb work. Carol

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18 Sep 2013 - 2:36 PM

Still life beauty.Smile
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18 Sep 2013 - 3:18 PM

Very expertly arranged still life, Keith. However, if that's the lounge wall in the bg you need to decorate a bitWink

Malc

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18 Sep 2013 - 3:22 PM

A very good choice of background for those still lovely bloomsSmile

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18 Sep 2013 - 3:27 PM

Excellent arrangement and the lighting set up works very well, Keith.

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Niknut
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18 Sep 2013 - 4:02 PM

Dawn...thanks a lot for your UA !!.....well appreciated !

Malc......if I could decorate as easily as producing this b/g., i'd be well chuffed !!!!.WinkGrin

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18 Sep 2013 - 4:24 PM

beautifully done, very creative.
regards
Yung

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18 Sep 2013 - 4:59 PM

A lovely piece of work something I've never tried it looks well worth a go.Smile
Regards John.

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18 Sep 2013 - 5:49 PM

Wonderful image!!
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viscostatic
18 Sep 2013 - 6:47 PM

.....but just right for a beautiful still life composition.

Phil.

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18 Sep 2013 - 7:13 PM

Excellent image, Keith, well thought out, presented, and very creative, luv the processing as well.
Nice one.
Darryl. SmileSmile

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18 Sep 2013 - 7:23 PM

Stunning image!! Great processing!!

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18 Sep 2013 - 8:21 PM

That's wonderful, Keith - very classy. You may need to redecorate the kitchen walls some time soon though Wink
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18 Sep 2013 - 8:31 PM

I disagree, they are now at their best, at least for a photographer

Peter

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18 Sep 2013 - 8:48 PM

Nice work Keith.

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18 Sep 2013 - 8:56 PM

Love this - great work

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Michaela_Solway

Superb image.. Beautifully composed and lit.. Par excellenceWink

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18 Sep 2013 - 9:48 PM

Great still life image KeithSmile

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18 Sep 2013 - 10:40 PM

Wow, Keith, wow!!SmileSmileSmile

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19 Sep 2013 - 8:03 AM

Great comp mate.........


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19 Sep 2013 - 2:27 PM

Super shot...

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ChristineD
19 Sep 2013 - 7:10 PM

a very beautiful image

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19 Sep 2013 - 8:12 PM

This is a beautiful image Keith. Love it GrinGrin

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gingerdelight
19 Sep 2013 - 11:39 PM

This is stunning, I love it.
Carol

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20 Sep 2013 - 10:11 AM

SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
you are featured e2 piccy at the moment
SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

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20 Sep 2013 - 11:58 AM

Glad you grabbed the moment 'cos you've come up with a thoroughly beautiful image, Keith SmileSmile

LOVE this. So very well shot.

Andrew

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20 Sep 2013 - 4:47 PM

Carol....thanks a lot for your UA !!.....well appreciated !

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20 Sep 2013 - 5:33 PM

Particularly well lit still life image, great result.
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21 Sep 2013 - 6:56 PM

Great composition, and i like the texture in the background, all round a great picture

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23 Sep 2013 - 12:22 PM

Presented very well and I love how the colours stand out against the bgGrin
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26 Sep 2013 - 5:15 AM

Gorgeous work!
Absolutely beautiful. The minimalistic approach works so well here!
IB

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30 Oct 2013 - 7:43 PM

Great table top Keith! top classSmileSmileWink
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