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15 Jul 2014 8:27AM
Beautiful Barbara, nice detail and a fine composition,
Fred.

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RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
15 Jul 2014 8:27AM
A thorny but beautiful subject and one that I as a Scot find myself so at home with: they do seem to have proliferated this year particularly, Barbara.
Very nicely captured.
R.
LynneJoyce Plus
7 20 99 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2014 8:41AM
You committed lepidoperacide, you bounder!

Nice sharp image that looks a mite over saturated on my screen.
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
15 Jul 2014 8:49AM
They are beautiful indeed

Peter
15 Jul 2014 8:58AM
Wonderful close up Barbara, looks fantastic viewed large you can see every little spike, blooming caperpillers, they ate most of my sweet peas!
Richsr Plus
8 90 219 England
15 Jul 2014 8:59AM
Good details and colours for this Barbara.
Regards
Richard
EMJAYCEE Plus
6 9 10 England
15 Jul 2014 9:23AM
Detail and colour - 10/10. Smile
Joan
15 Jul 2014 9:53AM
tisk Tongue

G
Wonderful capture !
George
jadus Plus
4 1.2k 3 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2014 10:25AM
There are plenty more caterpillars in the sea Barbara, i wouldn't worry too muchGrin

This is so beautiful. I love the lushness of the colour.

Jade
Nice capture, (pity about the lovely butterflies that had to be sacrificedWink)
woolybill1 Plus
9 19 66 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2014 11:04AM
Beautifully spiky!
I have a few to come . . .
Regards
Bill
A beautiful close-up, beautiful colour.
Mollycat Plus
2 11 2 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2014 11:31AM
Great deep colours in this Barbara, which is lovely to see. Carry on knocking off the caterpillars, don't want them heading South.
Peter GrinGrinGrin
Irishkate Plus
5 33 92 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2014 12:30PM
A very bold image with arty appeal.
Kate GrinGrinGrin
15 Jul 2014 1:19PM
i wish i could have hair like that! Grin would look good on my balding head.. Grin
an image that invokes the very gentle and sufferable sadness of loss of hair.. (an honest response to the image)

a lovely image.. that bunch at the top is really special..
gary_d Plus
8 576 13 Wales
15 Jul 2014 1:28PM
There are so many around my favourite spots, time to get a shot for myself, this is a nice one Barbara. - gary
danbrann Plus
11 567 16
15 Jul 2014 1:35PM
Great colour Barbara and beautifully presented.
gss 2 1 Romania
15 Jul 2014 1:50PM
At this time until October, that plant is covering all Romania, (from Carpathians to grain cultures and from dunes to the Danube Delta) It is considered the worst weed, but it has a wonderful flower as seen in your well done picture
15 Jul 2014 2:46PM
Why are weeds hardier than many domestic flowers? Great and very colourful image.
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
15 Jul 2014 3:21PM
Birds eat what the thistles have on them, Love this big thistle!
CarolG Plus
9 192 18 Greece
15 Jul 2014 4:05PM
You should get plenty of bees coming to the thistles, Barbs, your next photo opportunity Wink Carol
15 Jul 2014 4:23PM
Well, think I'd have photographed the caterpillars before binning them! Wink I really like these wild flowers - a super capture here, Barbs, thistle do very nicely! Grin
Trev Smile
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.5k 148 England
15 Jul 2014 4:39PM
Murderer! Smile Rather thistles than bind weed though...

Dave
SUE118 Plus
7 8 1 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2014 4:40PM
Gorgeous image.
15 Jul 2014 5:33PM
Thistle do nicely Barbara.

JohnSmile
mistere Plus
2 1 2 England
15 Jul 2014 6:20PM
Nice capture Barbara, very Sharp and colourfull. Quite tasty as well it seems.

Dave.
capto Plus
3 3.3k 8 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2014 6:46PM
Nicely detailed.Smile

ivor
andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2014 7:23PM
brilliant detail barbara wonderful colour and detail a belter nnice one Wink
andy
15 Jul 2014 7:43PM
A beautiful capture Barbara, love the colour and great detail Smile
Jan
1881 3 India
15 Jul 2014 8:20PM
superb detail


SANJEEV
15 Jul 2014 8:35PM
Those beautiful colors and bokeh , Barbs ! WinkWinkWinkWinkWinkSmileSmileSmileSmile --- Jukka.
Nikonuser1 Plus
3 17 10 United Kingdom
15 Jul 2014 9:15PM
Excellent capture BarbaraSmile

Cliff
15 Jul 2014 10:12PM
Lovely capture.
Effrossini
15 Jul 2014 10:57PM
Superb image.

Fred
15 Jul 2014 11:27PM
Wonderful detail and colours , very well taken and presented .
Ray42 7 3 England
16 Jul 2014 6:11AM
Great shot - Looks like my last bit of hair!!!!! LOL
Chinga Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
16 Jul 2014 12:41PM
Hope you took some good macros of those ravenous catterpillars before disposing... Grin
This flower reminds me of a paint brush! Grin It's excellent and very well photographed! GrinGrinGrinGrin
IB
alansnap Plus
12 570 25 United Kingdom
26 Jul 2014 9:53AM
Clyde gets everywhere Barbara! Sorry, couldn't resist, Clyde is the thistle headed mascot of the Commonwealth GamesGrin
Alan

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