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Taken yesterday morning in the garden - and then played with ..............as you do !!!
Many thanks for C&C for London Pride I was amazed at the number of people who said that they were reminded of their mothers when they saw it - clearly a flower that many of us grew up with
Thanks for looking
Helen

Brand:FUJIFILM
Camera:Fujifilm FinePix S9600 Zoom
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:15 May 2011 - 7:33 PM
Focal Length:39.4mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/80sec
Exposure Comp:-0.67
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Foxglove
Username:helenlinda helenlinda
Uploaded:16 May 2011 - 10:46 PM
Tags:Digital art, Digitally manipulated, Flowers & plants
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Shellio
Shellio  3 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
16 May 2011 - 10:54 PM

Beautiful capture and treatment, Helen, certainly stands out from the crowd.
Shell

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helenlinda
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16 May 2011 - 11:06 PM

Thanks Shell

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JustDucky
JustDucky  3 Canada
16 May 2011 - 11:09 PM

very beautiful work.....gorgeous image
Tammy

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helenlinda
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16 May 2011 - 11:19 PM

Thanks Tammy

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 May 2011 - 11:37 PM

wonderful detail and textures helen beautiful work nice one Wink
andy

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6519 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
16 May 2011 - 11:57 PM

And played with very nicely, a lovely image. - gary

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
17 May 2011 - 12:35 AM

A beautiful image with some excellent processing involved.....very nice.
Ronnie.

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
17 May 2011 - 12:45 AM

I saw these in someones garden recently Helen and I did wonder what they were.
Now I know !!
Good work.
Mick.

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Daisymaye
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17 May 2011 - 12:56 AM

This is stunning Helen. I love it, it's so beautiful and wonderful colour............Sandy

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cassiecat
cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
17 May 2011 - 1:08 AM

like the softness and texture layer to this.lesley

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aghaeemahini
17 May 2011 - 4:23 AM

Thanks Tammy

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PhillipMinnis
17 May 2011 - 4:40 AM

Another nice floral image, Helen! Nice tones and inventive processing!


Cheers

Phil

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
17 May 2011 - 5:54 AM

This definitely has the WOW factor, Helen, beautifully processed. Carol

Last Modified By CarolG at 17 May 2011 - 5:54 AM

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
17 May 2011 - 7:25 AM

Thanks everyone for your comments Smile

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franken
franken e2 Member 113050 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
17 May 2011 - 7:27 AM

Wonderful Helen.

Ken

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
17 May 2011 - 7:39 AM

This is lovely I like the composition and the processing - well done

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viscostatic
17 May 2011 - 7:39 AM

This is very beautiful.

Phil.

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Len1950
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17 May 2011 - 7:44 AM

A beautiful image, lovely textured finish.

Len

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mrswoolybill Critique Team 7394 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom968 Constructive Critique Points
17 May 2011 - 7:54 AM

The processing is superb, it creates delicacy, mystery. I've always found these difficult to photograph, the flowers are arranged so regularly - never thought of homing in on a single one.
Moira

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MickyMc
MickyMc  6 United Kingdom
17 May 2011 - 8:06 AM

Great work, good playing
Mavis

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peugeot406
17 May 2011 - 8:23 AM

Superb image
Brian

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AnnChown
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17 May 2011 - 8:40 AM

Beautifully done
Ann

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digital_boi
17 May 2011 - 10:13 AM

cracking good image and processing Helen superb image GrinGrinGrin

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gingerdelight
17 May 2011 - 11:20 AM

Helen, this is just so very beautiful. The initial close up is superbly detailed - just goes to show what one can actually capture with a bridge camera. The finished article has been extremely well worked, and the entire image is a real winner and I am really pleased to give you my UA - well done, it's excellent!
Carol

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Adrian_Reynolds
17 May 2011 - 11:34 AM

Superb work Helen, a beautiful image,
Adrian

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Joline
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17 May 2011 - 11:48 AM

This has a very earthy appeal.

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AshTree
AshTree  41702 forum posts England6 Constructive Critique Points
17 May 2011 - 12:09 PM

This is really lovely, Helen, super processing and such lovely soft colouring.
Terry found a pot with one of these in, that had blown over and the flowers had consequently grown sideways, reaching for the light. It's been righted and we're hoping it might straighten now. It will be photographed in due course, but not today as it's very dull Sad
Theresa

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Herge88
Herge88 e2 Member 739 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
17 May 2011 - 12:11 PM

Nice work, very effective.

Best Matt

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marktc
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17 May 2011 - 12:49 PM

Another stunner Helen.

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TrevBatWCC
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17 May 2011 - 4:35 PM

A lovely little flower, and so beautifully captured and presented here, Helen Smile
Trev Smile

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17 May 2011 - 4:45 PM

A very lovely image.

John

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
17 May 2011 - 6:22 PM

Absolutely amazed at the response to this upload. Many thanks to Carol for her User Award - that really has made my day Smile Smile

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17 May 2011 - 8:11 PM

Beautifully played with. I do love what you do to your images. A beauty. Moira

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17 May 2011 - 8:13 PM

Thanks Moira

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17 May 2011 - 8:17 PM

Very artistic,
Johanna

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bricurtis
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17 May 2011 - 8:21 PM

Lovely Helen - you have captured the flower markings beautifully.
Brian.

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17 May 2011 - 8:32 PM

Thanks Johanna and Brian

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Rach1970
Rach1970  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 May 2011 - 8:43 PM

Nicely done Smile
R x

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helenlinda
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17 May 2011 - 8:45 PM

Thanks Rach

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17 May 2011 - 9:15 PM

Lovely, lovely, lovely! The plant has flowered early - mine are nowhere near yetSad Hope I do something as lovely as this when they do.

Sues

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pdcche  3 United Kingdom
17 May 2011 - 9:20 PM

Oh Helen, that is so lovely, great work.. Peter

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17 May 2011 - 9:21 PM

Thanks Sue and Peter

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Anjantoo
Anjantoo  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
17 May 2011 - 11:30 PM

Beautiful Helen, I really do like the texture that you have used.
jann
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18 May 2011 - 6:57 AM

Thanks Jann

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18 May 2011 - 8:46 AM

Lovely Helen ...Bill

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18 May 2011 - 10:07 AM

Just fantastic, Helen, superb work.
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18 May 2011 - 10:48 AM

Thanks Bill and Roy

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franfoto  6 England32 Constructive Critique Points
18 May 2011 - 10:25 PM

A lovely, creative shot Helen.

Fran

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18 May 2011 - 10:34 PM

Thanks Fran

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19 May 2011 - 8:21 PM

A beautiful image with wonderful soft tones, Superb.

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helenlinda
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19 May 2011 - 9:30 PM

Thanks Yogendra

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28 May 2011 - 10:25 PM

A beautiful and artistic floral image, a real pleasure to view

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helenlinda
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28 May 2011 - 11:14 PM

Thanks Ed Smile

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