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Evening light

By Nettles  
Hi everyone,
Sorry I've not been around but I've been really poorly and have been bedridden for almost a week now. The virus that started 11 days ago turned into a very nasty chest infection.
The good thing is I've lost 8 pounds in the process, yippeee!

I took this shot on an evening walk and was struck by the way the low light was catching the hairs on the edge of the plant, almost illuminating them.
MAY BE BEST VIEWED LARGE if you have the time

I will try and catch up over the next few days, but it will be clicks only until I get my strength back a little, sorry.

Many, many thanks for all your kind words and get well soon messages and for stopping by to look.

Tags: General Flowers and plants Weeds Hogweed Evening light Wildlife and nature

Voters: dianah, woolybill1, imander and 57 more

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dianah Plus
11 24.5k 4 United Kingdom
10 Jul 2008 5:48PM
A really fabulous light..I thought it was late afternoon. Poor you..I do hope that you begin to pick up now !

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woolybill1 Plus
11 22 71 United Kingdom
10 Jul 2008 5:51PM
It's a much-maligned plant, and rightly so, but it does stand up to everything our weather throws at it and offers strong shapes to the wary photographer - such as this beauty.

Sorry to hear you have been unwell - hope soon to hear of your total recuperation!
lonely_oryx Plus
10 61 55 England
10 Jul 2008 6:50PM
Lovely back lighting
Bob_V Plus
10 1 2 United States
10 Jul 2008 7:03PM
Fantastic detail and light, take care of yourself.
10 Jul 2008 7:13PM
terrific shot
pascalg Plus
10 37 France
10 Jul 2008 7:43PM
superb rim of light around the plant...
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1851 United Kingdom
10 Jul 2008 8:10PM
Oh wow, this is good...!!! Smile
Sorry to hear about the infection, hope you're recovered. Unfortunately my experience is that such weight loss is usually very temporary... Sad
jaktis Plus
14 84 Sweden
10 Jul 2008 8:17PM
Great backlight, congratulations on the weightloss,lol.

Maiwand Plus
11 3 73 England
10 Jul 2008 8:35PM
Well spotted Annette. Do get well soon.
10 Jul 2008 8:51PM
Superb backlit technique
bayleaf 10 8 United Kingdom
10 Jul 2008 9:07PM
Glad you're feeling better. Like the light capture here.

10 Jul 2008 9:13PM
Nice shot Annette, hope your better soon,
10 Jul 2008 10:33PM
Superb work, Annette! Beautiful light. I'm glad you're on the road to recovery.
pamelajean Plus
11 1.0k 1986 United Kingdom
10 Jul 2008 10:35PM
It looks like angelica. You're right about that light, it makes for an interesting image.
Take care of yourself.
goso Plus
11 2 1 Australia
10 Jul 2008 10:43PM
Like the lighting - well done Annette........Bill
10 Jul 2008 11:57PM
Nice backlighting on this one, hope you're fully recovered soon
glyndwr Plus
10 66 10 Wales
11 Jul 2008 5:14AM
Netty, look after yourself, that is the priority.
This is a good example of backighting.
Get well soon.

fentiger Plus
16 918 24 England
11 Jul 2008 7:28AM
Nice strong back-lit composition. It's good to hear that you are on the road to recovery.

Herge88 Plus
10 40 4 England
11 Jul 2008 7:44AM
Lovely light in this.

Best Matt
franken Plus
15 4.5k 4 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2008 11:50AM
Wonderful lighting in this.

Rock Plus
15 10 2 England
11 Jul 2008 2:02PM
Get Well soon !

Beautifully lit. Such a great shot, Annette. Hope you feel better very soon.
Richsr Plus
10 91 223 England
11 Jul 2008 2:42PM
Like the details and lighting in this - Annette.
Hope you are on the mend.
Regards Richard.
mikbee Plus
10 3 8 Scotland
11 Jul 2008 3:40PM
Just super lighting here.Good one and get well soon.
ChristineL 12 39 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2008 3:48PM
I love the backlighting, a lovley capture Annette. So sorry to hear you've been poorly, at least you haven't missed much weatherwise. Hope you are back, firing on all cylinders soon,
imagio Plus
11 12 1 England
11 Jul 2008 4:13PM
The backlighting really emphasises the plant Annette, hope your on the mend..although I would'nt mind if I could lose 8 pounds.....

bliba Plus
12 2 Austria
11 Jul 2008 5:37PM
love the lighting
Nice to see you back online. Hope you're illness free now and that you can enjoy the summer.
Smile Lucy
11 Jul 2008 6:41PM
Backlit and Beautful Annette, Hope your feeling better by now
KKmoments Plus
11 12 1 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2008 7:42PM
Well spotted.. .great lighting making this really stand out. Hope you're now over the worst and feeling much better, just take it easy and rest... Karen Smile
Hop-A-Long Plus
10 52 1 England
11 Jul 2008 9:48PM
Fabulous shot Annette. I really like the light caught around the plant.
nickyv32 Plus
10 135 England
11 Jul 2008 10:23PM
Lovely light, super shot, hope you will be up and running soon.

cantona43 Plus
12 925 4 England
12 Jul 2008 12:52PM
this is a wonderful well detailed shot annette superb lighting I hope you make a speedy full recovery you are surely missed on EPZ
Very good use of the natural back-light Annette, shows the artist in you to see this shot, Adrian
helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2008 9:35PM
Love the glow surrounding the flower
brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
14 Jul 2008 9:41PM
Excellent shot Annette, a cold glowing!

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