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This ceramic head was rescued from a skip and now resides in a raised flower bed.
I enjoyed putting this together and choosing flowers at the right angle for her to be smiling at
The title is from the story of The Selfish Giant by Oscar Wilde which is a wonderful story for children which contains the meaning of Easter - very short and worth a read
Enjoy your day
Helen

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 450D
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:28 Dec 2011 - 4:49 PM
Focal Length:49mm
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/50sec
Exposure Comp:+1/3
ISO:320
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:" Spring has come at last "
Username:helenlinda helenlinda
Uploaded:3 Apr 2012 - 8:59 AM
Tags:Digital art, Digitally manipulated, Flowers & plants, Specialist / abstract
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Voters:PinkK · franken · mrswoolybill · joshcullinan · tony64 · reflectionsinlight · JohnChambersPhotography · morpheus1955 · gwynn56 · saeidNL · exposure · digital_boi · lonely_oryx · gary_d · Alan_Baseley · NDODS · pascalg · Jat_Riski · Herge88 · Joline · FeatherFriend · barbarahirst · moiral · SlowSong · TrevBatWCC · WhiteRose1 · pronabk · CaroleS · oll1e · Niknut · martinjp · andylea · evelen · Philip_H · Suehh · derekhansen · bricurtis · cabbie · Shellio · photophantom · buxton · pluckyfilly · BURNBLUE · Michaela_Solway · gajewski · DiazSprite · Leilani · AnneWorner · marktc · brownsilent · Cor · ChiliMan · Glostopcat ·
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franken
franken Plus Member 123432 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2012 - 9:04 AM

Wonderful work here Helen.

Ken

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8655 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1178 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2012 - 9:05 AM

Teasingly beautiful.
Moira

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helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2012 - 9:07 AM

Thanks Ken and Moira SmileSmile

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tony64
tony64  11204 forum posts England9 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2012 - 9:17 AM

HI Helen, yes you're right they do compliment each other!
Now its the Easter hols I can finally find time to get on here again!
I really liked what you did yesterday btw, very clever and great to see the seperate images.
You're so good at that.
Tony

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reflectionsinlight

NICE ART WORK

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JohnChambersPhotography

Well put together with great care and attention to detail, one has to have an eye for this and you do it very well indeed.great work.

John

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helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2012 - 9:32 AM

Thanks Tony, William and John SmileSmileSmile

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morpheus1955
3 Apr 2012 - 9:44 AM

Beautiful image. beautifully put together Like this a lot.

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3 Apr 2012 - 9:46 AM

Thanks Hugh Smile

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saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2012 - 9:51 AM

Another fantastic and lovely work indeed.very well done,
Saeid

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helenlinda Plus Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2012 - 10:00 AM

Thanks Saeid Smile

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3 Apr 2012 - 10:12 AM

A Beautiful effect & delicate image Helen.
Pauline

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helenlinda Plus Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2012 - 10:13 AM

Thanks Pauline Smile

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digital_boi
3 Apr 2012 - 10:29 AM

well thought through and executed Helen a fine end result.

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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lonely_oryx
3 Apr 2012 - 10:36 AM

Beautiful creative work

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3 Apr 2012 - 10:36 AM

Your imagination and ability knows no bounds Helen.

gary

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3 Apr 2012 - 11:20 AM

Your creative genius and technically ability is second to non. Another great example of your work.

Highest regards from a somewhat envious Nathan

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3 Apr 2012 - 11:22 AM

so beautiful!!

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helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2012 - 12:17 PM

Thank you so much everyone for your kind comments
Many thanks Pascal for your User Award, which I'm thrilled to bits to receive SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

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3 Apr 2012 - 12:20 PM

This is so beautiful,wonderful work,well done..Lin

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3 Apr 2012 - 12:24 PM

Many thanks Lin Smile

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3 Apr 2012 - 12:40 PM

Some clever work here, very ethereal.

Best Matt

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3 Apr 2012 - 12:41 PM

Thanks Matt Smile

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Joline
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3 Apr 2012 - 12:43 PM

Really excellent work.
I shall have to read that story.

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3 Apr 2012 - 12:52 PM

I don't know how you have arrived at this Helen but it's beautiful,
Geoff.

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3 Apr 2012 - 1:17 PM

A very beautiful image that you have created here Helen. Moira

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3 Apr 2012 - 2:48 PM

Dunno about the title, Helen, I think winter's back! Wink A very beautiful creation, though, excellent work Smile And what a delightful little story that is about the giant Wink
Trev Smile

Last Modified By TrevBatWCC at 3 Apr 2012 - 2:54 PM

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3 Apr 2012 - 3:20 PM

Excellent creation, Helen, the components work so well together with your expert touch.

Dave

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3 Apr 2012 - 5:11 PM

An image well deserving of the UA - Carole

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3 Apr 2012 - 5:25 PM

Liking this Helen ,lovely soft image with just a hint of colour Wink

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3 Apr 2012 - 5:57 PM

simply stunning! helen fantastic work Wink
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3 Apr 2012 - 6:27 PM

wonderful image helen.
eve.Smile

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3 Apr 2012 - 7:46 PM

Beautifully ethereal Helen.

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3 Apr 2012 - 8:14 PM

Beautifully put together Helen - everything gels - Excellent.
Brian.

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3 Apr 2012 - 8:16 PM

Thanks everyone for your comments SmileSmileSmile
Helen

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Shellio  4 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2012 - 9:14 PM

You're very clever Helen, what an inspirational piece and the story too. Excellent work!
Shell Smile

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3 Apr 2012 - 9:37 PM

Brilliant image Helen
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3 Apr 2012 - 9:57 PM

well thought out and prepared Helen

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3 Apr 2012 - 10:00 PM

Great shot..the story is a beautiful heartbreaker by Wilde ..love his short stories.

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Michaela_Solway

A wonderful and creative effect ....all elements work beautifully

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3 Apr 2012 - 10:51 PM

Helen,
This is a very creative and masterful composite.
-=\Walter

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4 Apr 2012 - 2:28 AM

It's a beautiful, tender image - very well crafted.

Anne

(I am so sorry to hear you are not well - that's a lot of drugs to be on - hopefully you will be better soon.)

Anne

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5 Apr 2012 - 2:28 PM

This is thoroughly wonderful, Helen! Wow...

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7 Apr 2012 - 1:32 PM

A beautiful and ethereal image Helen, this one is a real work of art and your creative side has come to the fore once again. I'm so glad I opened up the thumbnail to view this one as the thumbnail does it scant justice

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helenlinda Plus Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2012 - 1:47 PM

Thanks everyone for your comments
So glad so many of you have looked at this - it seems a bit washed out as a thumbnail

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