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Found this one lurking on my hard drive, taken a while back in woodland in Northumberland, given a few tweaks in photoshop and voila.....

As always Thanks for Looking, and if you can spare a few seconds more, please view large.
Have a great weekend, Im off to London on Monday for a few days, its my youngest daughters first fitting for her wedding dress........so excited! The wedding is in June on an Hawaiin island at sunset.

Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Foxglove Wood
Username:Chant57 Chant57
Uploaded:14 Mar 2008 - 8:19 AM
Tags:Landscape / travel
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MickyMc
MickyMc  7 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2008 - 8:20 AM

Very beautiful, gorgeous trees.
Have a great weekend sounds so exciting.
Mavis

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dawnmichelle
dawnmichelle e2 Member 7dawnmichelle vcard United States
14 Mar 2008 - 8:20 AM

i Love this image....
Be careful on your trip and enjoy it... congrads on your daughter's wedding

Last Modified By dawnmichelle at 14 Mar 2008 - 8:21 AM

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2008 - 8:20 AM

Good morning neighbour!
I knew from the thoumbnail that this was yours, Chant. Very beautiful manipulation, makes the flowers stand out and the wood very mysterious.
Jo

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roverrat
roverrat e2 Member 6roverrat vcard Germany5 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2008 - 8:21 AM

What a lovely scene, great colours and light.
Alexandra

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Barbaraj
Barbaraj  7450 forum posts England
14 Mar 2008 - 8:23 AM

really first class.

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JudeC
JudeC  7 England3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2008 - 9:03 AM

This is cracking manipulation Chants do tell!! - Jude.

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samsalt1
samsalt1  734 forum posts4 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2008 - 9:07 AM

Well Tweaked !

I'll just tweak this and yep there it goes....vote sent

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geniehawk
geniehawk  8181 forum posts England
14 Mar 2008 - 9:08 AM

Pure magic!

Jeannie.

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thetriguy
thetriguy  10 United States12 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2008 - 9:19 AM

Very nice. Thanks for sharing it with us.
Best, Bill

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danbrann
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14 Mar 2008 - 9:27 AM

Magical and mystical. great I love it.

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ericfaragh
ericfaragh  11121 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2008 - 9:32 AM

Nice treatment on the background, the fall of light and shadow adds a mystery to the woods.

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piccy
piccy  8 Wales
14 Mar 2008 - 9:47 AM

I like the spash of colour in the front and lovely treatment on the trees.
Freda

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14 Mar 2008 - 10:27 AM

Great work.. well done.
Jim

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1082 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
14 Mar 2008 - 11:19 AM

Good mixture in this

Peter

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HUMIE
HUMIE  7 United Kingdom
14 Mar 2008 - 11:34 AM

A beautiful image Chant...love the treatment in PS, works SO well.
Have a good trip down here to the smoke....hardly envious at all of the wedding in HAWAII....can't wait to see those pics !!

*Mike*

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8481 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1070 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2008 - 11:59 AM

Stunning work - sunlit reality, shadowy dreams. Enjoy London.
Moira

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2008 - 12:23 PM

I bet you cry when you see her in that dress. I certainly did when I went with my daughter!!
Lovely image, with beautiful lighting
Helen

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proz
proz  10205 forum posts United States
14 Mar 2008 - 1:37 PM

very nice

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GalleryGirl
14 Mar 2008 - 1:47 PM

This is stunning! Love it!
Wedding sounds great - need a photographer ha-ha, plenty on this site!
Have a good weekend.
Marilyn x

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TrevorPlumbe
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14 Mar 2008 - 2:19 PM

Mystical, great I love it
Plaesed tob no30
Trevor

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TyChee
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14 Mar 2008 - 2:36 PM

This looks so enchanted. Great colors.
Ty

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 761 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2008 - 3:18 PM

I like the treatment to the background. Looks like an entrance to an enchanted wood

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BrianSS
BrianSS  8281 forum posts England35 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2008 - 3:59 PM

Beautiful, like the light on the flowers.

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derekv
derekv  7 England
14 Mar 2008 - 4:36 PM

Gorgeous shot, Chant, love the lighting and composition.
Derek

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Take-a-View
14 Mar 2008 - 5:07 PM

All said above. NIce one.

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MalcolmS
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14 Mar 2008 - 5:38 PM

Interesting manipulation Chantal

Malcolm

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Buffalo_Tom
Buffalo_Tom e2 Member 82322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2008 - 6:08 PM

Simply beautiful.
Tom.

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Bodiewil
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14 Mar 2008 - 6:47 PM

Beautiful work Chant superb effect

Dave

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Coleslaw
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14 Mar 2008 - 6:48 PM

I love that bg.
But the fg is just too bright/over-exposed.

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User_Removed
14 Mar 2008 - 6:59 PM

lovely detail & colour

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Hop-A-Long
14 Mar 2008 - 8:26 PM

Fabulous image. Love it.
Andy

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cheesey
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14 Mar 2008 - 8:42 PM

Beautiful image Chant. Nice work.
Cheesey.

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alwolf
alwolf  7341 forum posts England3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2008 - 8:56 PM

Stunning shot...well done
alan

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DolphinLady
14 Mar 2008 - 9:40 PM

Wow, that is amazing.
Should be in a children's book.
Hilary

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Cormy
Cormy  7 England
14 Mar 2008 - 10:00 PM

Enchanting !!.My god how corny Cormy but it really is Chant.
Cheers
Alan

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steviehutch
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14 Mar 2008 - 10:31 PM

stunningly beautiful

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GillyB
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14 Mar 2008 - 10:39 PM

This is lovely Chant .... have fun!

gill

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John_Horner
John_Horner e2 Member 9John_Horner vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Mar 2008 - 11:40 PM

Excellent work and you have handled this so very well indeed.
A smashing capture with good composition and colours. A very good effect. Wish I had something like this lurking on my hard drive.
J x

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VintageRed
15 Mar 2008 - 12:35 AM

Very nice.
Nick

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photophantom
15 Mar 2008 - 5:55 AM

Beautiful photo composition and colors.
Dennis

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old timer  1055 forum posts Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2008 - 7:27 AM

Beautifully atmospheric, Chant.
Jim

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England210 Constructive Critique Points
15 Mar 2008 - 9:41 AM

Like what you have done in this - nice image.
Regards Richard.

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JouŠo
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15 Mar 2008 - 2:37 PM

gorgeous image, Chant.......

Jouko

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Joline
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15 Mar 2008 - 2:37 PM

What a gorgeous manipulation. Hope you are going to Hawaii, too. These destination weddings are really catching on, two of my friends have done it, on in Jamaica, and one on St. Johns. Glad my kids chose my gardenSmile

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dathersmith
15 Mar 2008 - 5:32 PM

An excelleng image Chant, great work. Bet you're looking forward to the wedding and I hope you're going to treat us to some Hawaiin sunsets.

Darren.

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Sezz
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15 Mar 2008 - 6:22 PM

Just superb in every way Chant!

Sez *

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microchip
microchip  7 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2008 - 11:10 AM

And tweaked very well a lovely capture,
Alan

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megamuff8  1092 forum posts United States
16 Mar 2008 - 2:31 PM

Absolutely Stunning Chant, a lovely shot!

Cheers,
Suzan Smile

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bliba  8 Austria2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Mar 2008 - 2:51 PM

great colours and light

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ashley  10167 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Mar 2008 - 11:37 PM

very creative works well

Ash

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LisaRose
LisaRose  8172 forum posts United States4 Constructive Critique Points
17 Mar 2008 - 5:23 AM

I love the effect. Great choice to leave some in focus, love it.

Lisa

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21 Mar 2008 - 6:33 PM

what a lovely photo..

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22 Mar 2008 - 1:00 PM

Interesting way you have blurred the background, really adds to the image.
Jon

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Skye24Blue
22 Mar 2008 - 2:07 PM

Excellent, Chant!
Mac

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mialewis  7 United Kingdom
29 Mar 2008 - 6:17 PM

Love the effects!!
Mia

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21 Apr 2008 - 10:41 AM

Been busy lately---not enough time in the day--

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