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Death and rebirth

By gary_d
I have debated for months whether to upload this so here it is.

I just saw the death of this plant and the rebirth through the blowing seeds.

I hope it appeals to a few.

I may not be around for a couple of days.

Regards - gary

Tags: Flowers and plants Close-up and macro

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Ade_Osman 14 4.5k 36 England
30 Aug 2012 11:01PM
Dunno wht you've been debating it mate, it's sharp where it matters...


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Irishkate Plus
7 41 111 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2012 11:25PM
Makes a great abstract Gary.
I like the idea of rebirth.
dmhuynh72 Plus
10 44 3 United Kingdom
30 Aug 2012 11:29PM
Stunning close up with excellent where it matters Gary.
30 Aug 2012 11:33PM
Excellent capture Gary, great detail,
mikbee Plus
10 3 8 Scotland
31 Aug 2012 12:20AM
I don't see enough of decayed flowers on the site Gary,
so nice to see this here !!
Good shot.
Ridgeway Plus
11 222 2 Ireland
31 Aug 2012 12:28AM
Nicely thought out,,rebirth and all that,,good thinking mate,,

taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
31 Aug 2012 1:31AM
Tack sharp--- an impressive catch!
7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
31 Aug 2012 4:22AM
A brilliant macro/close-up photograph Gary which captures the beauty, colour, and superb details in this gorgeous wilting Dandelion so very, very well, a really refreshing piece. "Not an image which should be kept tucked away"

Regards Nathan
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
31 Aug 2012 7:34AM
a cracker gary nice one Wink
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
31 Aug 2012 8:08AM
Really sharp shot Gary...why wonder on this one? as a usual
EAS Plus
8 1 13 Scotland
31 Aug 2012 8:37AM

Quote:Tack sharp--- an impressive catch!

woolybill1 Plus
11 22 71 United Kingdom
31 Aug 2012 9:00AM
Superbly done, Gary - no argument!
Particularly impressed with the dof and the tones.
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1851 United Kingdom
31 Aug 2012 9:24AM
This is stunning - the detail, light, composition, dof, that mysterious green background. And the perfect crop to contain it all.
Jasper87 Plus
7 1.9k 150 England
31 Aug 2012 12:47PM
Super sharp and surrounded by soft seed heads. The burnished golden sheen on the seeds looks great. No debate, Gary.

SlowSong Plus
9 7.2k 30 England
31 Aug 2012 3:47PM
Beautifully done. A real stand-out image.
Glostopcat Plus
11 255 2 England
31 Aug 2012 4:24PM
A tremendous piece of macrowork Gary, the detail and clarity is first class
Stunning close up
woolybill1 Plus
11 22 71 United Kingdom
31 Aug 2012 8:30PM
There's a U.A. waiting for you when you get back Smile
DP_Imagery Plus
13 24 6 Wales
31 Aug 2012 11:25PM
Different to the usual dandelion image - and all the better for that Grin Really works well Gary - excellent image.

pamelajean Plus
11 1.0k 1986 United Kingdom
31 Aug 2012 11:31PM
Dying but full of promise, great title for a great image.
teocali Plus
9 441 18 England
1 Sep 2012 11:47AM
Lovely detail, textures and tones, Gary. Fascinating macro capture.
Rende Plus
10 38 4 Netherlands
2 Sep 2012 11:32AM
Beautiful detail and DOF Gary; lovely macro.
Brilane Plus
11 5 12 Wales
2 Sep 2012 3:20PM
4 Sep 2012 7:50AM

Quote:Tack sharp--- an impressive catch!

My thoughts too Gary
AnnChown Plus
8 203 1 United Kingdom
4 Sep 2012 12:43PM
It's superb Gary - wish I could give it a vote!!! I love dandelion seed heads and have never managed to capture one properly. This is wonderful!
4 Sep 2012 12:44PM
Great shot Gary, well worth uploading.

Pleased you did Gary, excellent
5 Sep 2012 6:37PM

===SANJEEV ===
5 Sep 2012 7:29PM
Awesome macro, Gary. Mother nature's wonders, death then reincarnation. Plant's seeds & our souls repeat the circle as long as HE wants. I hope you having great time where you are.
Best regards.
5 Sep 2012 7:32PM

===SANJEEV ===
RockArea 11 18 3 United Kingdom
6 Sep 2012 5:33PM
Wow, that's marvellous, Gary, it certainly does appeal! Wonderful detail and the well chosen dof really makes it work.

brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
9 Sep 2012 5:59PM
Awwwww, superb!
10 Sep 2012 5:57PM
Don't know why you hesitated but I dither in the same way when I do something a bit different. Grin Nice work.

FeatherFriend Plus
10 38 217 England
11 Sep 2012 3:50PM
Cracking detail where it matters most Gary, a lovely comp overall,
great shot gary.ray
7 Oct 2012 6:51AM
A superb image Gary - no debate necessary. A
11 Nov 2012 2:16PM
You shouldn't have debated about posting this excellent shot. Detail where it matters is stunning. A superb interpretation of 'death and rebirth'


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