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Happy is relative... my life is going through a major upheaval at the mo, so I wanted to upload a bright and happy shot and say that I may well not be my happy cheery self for a while, so clicks may have to suffice - but I WILL bounce back (well, fingers crossed...!

Have a lovely weekend, all Smile

Camera:Canon EOS 350D
Lens:Canon 100mm Macro
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Happy?
Username:Possum Possum
Uploaded:4 Jul 2008 - 10:02 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Digitally manipulated, Flora, Flowers, Flowers & plants, Osteospermum
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Angi_Wallace
Angi_Wallace e2 Member 6172 forum postsAngi_Wallace vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2008 - 10:09 PM

Very nice shot. Angi

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fatherpie
fatherpie  6 England12 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2008 - 10:10 PM

Lovely image. Hope the happy days return soon. Regards Dave

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starliz
starliz  101594 forum posts England3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2008 - 10:14 PM

its a lovely shot Allie the white petals contrast nicely witht the BG and lovely centre detail.


hope your upheavel diminishes quickly and you get back on track to happier days x

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windrider86
4 Jul 2008 - 10:18 PM

a very different perspective is probably why I like this image so much. Its not your normal every day flower photo. well done!

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SueTurner
SueTurner  981 forum posts England3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2008 - 10:40 PM

... yes, a lovely Bright and Happy shot it is too --- nice framing and use of dof ... chin up

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User_Removed
4 Jul 2008 - 10:40 PM

reaching for happiness

di

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Bob_V
Bob_V  6 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2008 - 10:47 PM

What a great image love the angle and color Allie.
Bob

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Dugi34
Dugi34  7917 forum posts United Kingdom
4 Jul 2008 - 10:52 PM

great image, a fleeting glimpse of simple beauty frozen in time, hope your cheer returns as quick as the the next upload.
Doug

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Silverzone
4 Jul 2008 - 11:37 PM

Super composition and presentation. Sylvia

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Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2008 - 11:56 PM

A real class act Allie, this is such a bright and beautiful image, hope the good times return soon, Ed

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G73photography
5 Jul 2008 - 12:21 AM

nicely composed with great dof, the detail in the centre is sharp too, good stock image, G

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Diana
Diana e2 Member 72011 forum postsDiana vcard Netherlands19 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2008 - 12:35 AM

has your creative stamp on this Allie, happy is not the natural state and the depressive postion is the most creative it is said...so something should come out of it when you do Smile

looking forward to it

Dianna

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chuckspics
5 Jul 2008 - 12:46 AM

beauty, see your photos soon again, Cheers ,Chuck

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TyChee
TyChee e2 Member 9187 forum postsTyChee vcard United States1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2008 - 2:04 AM

Beautiful capture.
Ty

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Rogerex
Rogerex  829 forum posts Australia12 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2008 - 3:03 AM

Beautifully done Allie. I hope you find that elusive happiness soon!. Surely producing pictures such as this must help a bit Smile
Glad to bring up the RC for you.
Roger

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2008 - 6:05 AM

Stunning capture, Allie, and a superb presentation. Carol

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chrissd
chrissd  8304 forum posts United Kingdom
5 Jul 2008 - 7:07 AM

superb image, pure quality
chris

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LuzDeNoche
5 Jul 2008 - 7:35 AM

Lovely angle.
Smile Lucy

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Paddy
Paddy  11254 forum posts England8 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2008 - 7:41 AM

beautiful & more SmileP

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1080 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
5 Jul 2008 - 8:05 AM

Life sure is up and down, this is a powerful composition full of promises

Peter

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backbeat
backbeat  8134 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2008 - 8:13 AM

you're so good at these allie.....a wonderful shot

phil

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KKmoments
KKmoments  7 United Kingdom
5 Jul 2008 - 10:46 AM

This is beautiful... lovely placement, nice and sharp in the centre and the stem with lovely softness on the petals.... Karen Smile)

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JohnH37
JohnH37  7 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2008 - 10:48 AM

Beautiful.
-John

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Pegon
Pegon  978 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2008 - 12:29 PM

A lovely image Allie. Hope you bounce back full of happiness and joy soon Allie.
Pete.

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2008 - 1:19 PM

A lovely composition...keep your chin up, good days will soon return.

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BlueRoom
BlueRoom e2 Member 873 forum postsBlueRoom vcard United Kingdom20 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2008 - 1:35 PM

All the very best Allie.

Eric

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sunshot
sunshot  9 United Kingdom
5 Jul 2008 - 2:20 PM

oh dear me Allie, i do hope things get sorted soon for you
this is a very good capture, i like the lighting and the softnees
great detail at the heart

take care and chin up, ''if poss''

marc

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myrab
myrab e2 Member 8myrab vcard United Kingdom
5 Jul 2008 - 2:40 PM

Another lovely shot.

Do take care.

Myra

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joze
joze  7 Slovenia
5 Jul 2008 - 3:02 PM

Superb.
Rgds.Joze

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2008 - 3:32 PM

Flowers have always been used to cheer people up Allie. This is a really happy looking image too. Hope you become as happy as this flower looks, very very soon.

John Smile

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bunbeam
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5 Jul 2008 - 7:59 PM

beautiful... hope things gets better soon
bunSmile

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LisaRose
LisaRose  7172 forum posts United States4 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2008 - 8:36 PM

This is gorgeous Allie, take care, and hope happy days will return soon.

Lisa x

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imagio
imagio  7 England1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jul 2008 - 9:15 PM

Superb Allie

Bernie

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C_Daniels
C_Daniels  9399 forum posts England10 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2008 - 11:03 AM

Very happy Allie - its great Grin

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running_man e2 Member 8running_man vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2008 - 12:47 PM

Great composition and lovely colours

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janehewitt
janehewitt  10215 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2008 - 10:10 PM

Beautiful image and hope your happy times return soon! Jane

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6 Jul 2008 - 10:21 PM

Beautiful Allie a lovely presentation light and tones.
Pauline.

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7 Jul 2008 - 5:24 AM


Quote: Lovely image. Hope the happy days return soon. Regards Dave

Yes

Regards

Sue

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GlenD
GlenD  7 United States
7 Jul 2008 - 9:03 AM

Smashing Allie, Bounce back soon matey
Glen

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Rock
Rock e2 Member 12Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2008 - 4:19 PM

You keep a happy face !

As things are sent to try us and they can be brushed aside !

Rock

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Mavis
Mavis e2 Member 12143 forum postsMavis vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2008 - 8:36 AM

A fine image Allie . It will make a lovely card xxx

Keep Smile Smile Smile

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Skye24Blue
11 Jul 2008 - 3:26 PM

This is beautiful, Allie.
Thinking of you...Mac

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Mjhearne
Mjhearne  7432 forum posts Scotland4 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jul 2008 - 6:43 PM

Not a lover of flower photography, but this is stunning! Great selective focussing, and pin sharp! Beautiful colours etc....Just love it!

Matthew

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Bodiewil
Bodiewil e2 Member 646 forum postsBodiewil vcard Wales
14 Jul 2008 - 10:24 AM

Beautiful image so well captured

Dave

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