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By moiral
Back to playing with the macro today. This shot is of a shell I got in Mauritius. The pearls belonged to my grandmother, who had them restrung and then gave them to me many years ago. They were given to her by my grandfather when they were in the very early years of their marriage. I reckon they would be approximately in excess of 75 years old. I have only worn them twice but treasure them. The rose was getting battered by the rain, so hauled in out of the garden.
The lighting is from my trusty hubby's new LED torch, which we can safely say I have now acquired. Wink Hope you like it. Thanks for C&Cs on pups.

Tags: Still life Shells Roses Close-up and macro Pearls Flash and lighting

Voters: kazzy1963, pentaxpete, CarolG and 12 more

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4 Nov 2010 4:49PM
A wonderfully images and l like it

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pentaxpete 11 619 1 England
4 Nov 2010 4:51PM
A well-composed Still-Life .
CarolG Plus
9 196 19 Greece
4 Nov 2010 4:55PM
A well thought out still life imge, Moira. Carol
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
4 Nov 2010 5:05PM
A very well compiled and captured still life, Moira, the pearls being the jewels in the crown here. Very nice work.
edwood 8 3 Scotland
4 Nov 2010 6:41PM
Very different, like it.
4 Nov 2010 6:45PM
Stunning image Moira! Well thought and composed. Beautiful pearls, wonderful gift.
Rock Plus
14 10 2 England
4 Nov 2010 9:50PM
Very interesting work !

4 Nov 2010 11:43PM
Excellent still life shot.
DanielD 6 1 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2010 12:46AM
Great composed - wonderful presented

metro074 6 8 Australia
5 Nov 2010 4:35AM
A gorgeous capture. Very soft and delicate. Love the tones and colours. Well presented
gingerdelight 10 298 11 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2010 7:27AM
This is a beautiful still life Moira!
tashi 6 2
5 Nov 2010 8:08AM
Very creative indeed. Excellent still life shot. Well done.
Ray42 8 3 England
5 Nov 2010 8:31AM
A very good still life - a good comp

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