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At the school camera club last week we went out into the playground to look for a variety of things including something that held a special memory for us. In the Nursery area I found an empty and decaying shell on the wall. On 2.7.09 I had photographed a moth coming out of a similar cocoon in the same place. That was the only time I have seen such a wonderful sight
Thanks for looking and for all your clicks and comments on my daffodil manipulation. Particular thanks to Di Hooke [diana] for her User Award - a great honour from someone whose flower manipulations are outstanding
Helen

Brand:FUJIFILM
Camera:Fujifilm FinePix S9600 Zoom
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Focal Length:17mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/3.7
Shutter Speed:1/42sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Program AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:A Special Memory
Username:helenlinda helenlinda
Uploaded:5 Mar 2011 - 7:31 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Digital art, Digitally manipulated
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franken
franken e2 Member 113102 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2011 - 7:36 PM

Lovely work Helen.

Ken

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cabbie
cabbie e2 Member 7cabbie vcard United Kingdom
5 Mar 2011 - 7:36 PM

Well worked Helen as usual

Bob

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2011 - 7:42 PM

Lovely worked image Helen. Great tones.................Sandy

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Alvar
Alvar  7 France2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2011 - 7:57 PM

You really are an artist Helen with these gentle coloures Great work.
Alvar

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polly470
polly470 e2 Member 425 forum postspolly470 vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2011 - 8:07 PM

Superb..gets my UA..delicately handled, beautifully done.
P
xx

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2011 - 8:23 PM

Thrilled to bits with your UA Pailine - many many thanks Smile Smile

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8755 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1589 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2011 - 8:29 PM

Thankyou for your kind comment, Helen, it's good to be back.
I love what you have done to this, pure artistry.

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7407 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom998 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2011 - 9:02 PM

Birth and death, life and nature's cycle. This is strange and inspiring.
Moira

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2011 - 9:07 PM

THanks Pamela and Moira

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Suehh
Suehh e2 Member 739 forum postsSuehh vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2011 - 10:09 PM

What a difference a texture makes Helen - you have turned an ordinary image to something of great beauty. Inspiring work.

Sue

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2011 - 10:11 PM

Thanks Sue

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
5 Mar 2011 - 10:48 PM

Sensational two images. Well done. IB

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2011 - 11:28 PM

v1 for me today helen a beautiful special memory nice one Wink
andy

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baclark
baclark  53740 forum posts United Kingdom24 Constructive Critique Points
5 Mar 2011 - 11:50 PM

The tones you have chosen for this image are lovely Helen. The delicacy of this pupa hanging on the wall is quite something, it's a wonder it's not been destroyed by wind and rain. V1 for me, but thanks for showing us the orgianl too.
Barbara

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2011 - 12:03 AM

It is rare to see a hatching-- The moths are very clever and quick-- A lovely image and reminder!

Jennnnn

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2011 - 5:59 AM

Beautifully presented, Helen, and how wonderful to have been at the right place at the right time to be able to photograph a moth emerging. Carol

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1081 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
6 Mar 2011 - 7:43 AM

A great texture you have used

Peter

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accipiter
accipiter e2 Member 4accipiter vcard England57 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2011 - 7:53 AM

Agree with Peter - textures are gorgeous. A

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2011 - 8:46 AM

Thanks everyone for your comments

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digital_boi
6 Mar 2011 - 10:43 AM

V1 wery well processed

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Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2011 - 11:18 AM

Lovely image Helen; very beautifully worked.
Rende

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91899 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2011 - 11:39 AM

Superb work Helen - love the texturing. It caught my eye but I was not sure that I was seeing a spider in the image until I looked at V2 though.
Brian.

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2011 - 11:45 AM

Fabulous image, and what a fine project for the camera club.

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Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4557 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom60 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2011 - 11:59 AM

What a superb piece of art !......so much, from so little !!!!!!!!!

Well seen, & beautifully created.....1st class !!!!

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SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64362 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2011 - 12:59 PM

I wonder why sort of beauty came out of that cocoon. Terrific work. So gentle.
Chris

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2011 - 4:39 PM

Well done you have made a very
good artwork of this Helen.

B.

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
6 Mar 2011 - 4:41 PM

Great textures and colours used here Helen to end up with great two images.
wonderful skills used
Lillian

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