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Nelly's Good Side

By CaroleS
The clematis 'Nelly Moser' one of the larger of the clematis and one of my favourites. I struggle to get a 'different' but good shot of this variety, usually ending up ditching them. This one is against the wall of the house so a natural backdrop and these two were trailing with the sun catching the side.

Thank you for all your comments and votes on my butterfly and to Alan_Baseley for his UA, very much appreciated.

Still catching up at home, one thing the children did leave behind was their colds, bless!! Nick has completed the contract on time for the school to do their grand opening of the computer suite today, so he now has some well earned spare time. I am back to doing normal child minding for the twins, with the school run today. Oh the joys of being a grandmotherGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

Best wishes

Tags: Clematis Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Nelly moser

Voters: franken, andylea, gazlowe and 62 more

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franken Plus
15 4.6k 4 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2012 8:09AM
Lovely shot Carole.


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andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2012 8:10AM
brilliant comp corole wonderful light and tones a real cracker nice one Wink
11 Jul 2012 8:38AM
A lovely image Granny Smile and one of my fav's too. Only trouble is, if they're exposed to Sunlight for too long, they tend to lose their colours quite a lot. My guess is, they wont be losing ANY colour this Year.

John Smile
moiral 7 12 Scotland
11 Jul 2012 8:45AM
Very well captured Carole. Gorgeous colours, detail and a lovely bg. Moira
Richsr 10 91 223 England
11 Jul 2012 8:46AM
Like the good details and colours in this Carole, good angle too
regards Richard
11 Jul 2012 9:04AM
Gorgeous colour and detail Carole,lovely shot..Lin
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
11 Jul 2012 9:21AM
How thoughtful of them to trail down like this allowing a different 'take' and approach for you, Carole.
They are so beautiful, just begging for a 'snap' and you have obliged so brilliantly.
Detail, colours and presentation the tops.
Jasper87 Plus
8 1.9k 150 England
11 Jul 2012 9:37AM
Lovely side on view, Carole, and the lighting picks out the foremost bloom so well.

annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
11 Jul 2012 9:55AM
a very unusual hibiscus beautifully taken from a special POV Smile
EAS 8 1 13 Scotland
11 Jul 2012 10:21AM
I really do like the pov in this. There's also lovely light and great colours. I reckon there's lots to be said for being a Grandmother and living too far away to babysitWink

achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
11 Jul 2012 10:52AM
Excellent detail and light Carole, about the background why not coloured card! I get A3 card various colours 12 in a pack from WH Smiths.


helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2012 11:03AM
Very different to face on or back view - love the feeling of them dangling there in the air SmileSmile
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2012 11:28AM
Beautiful image! Glorious colours!
mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
11 Jul 2012 12:21PM
Yes Carole,gone are the days when granny spent all day in her rocking chair knitting these jumpers that were two sizes bigger than you were.It is all a fun packed day for them now !!
A well coloured shot.
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
11 Jul 2012 1:46PM
A very beautiful flower, and beautifully captured too, Carole Wink
Trev Smile
8 10 10 England
11 Jul 2012 2:36PM
Child minding - school runs - go on Carole you love every minute of it.WinkWinkWink and thank goodness you still find time to take lovely shots too.SmileSmileSmile
SUE118 Plus
9 8 1 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2012 3:37PM
Mavis Plus
16 143 2 England
11 Jul 2012 3:51PM
Sharp,colourful and beautiful light xx
Irishkate Plus
7 41 113 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2012 4:08PM
Beautiful take on the clematis.
Loads of detail and most attractive against the wall.
Niknut Plus
8 1.7k 76 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2012 4:48PM
Beautiful !!....gorgeous quality !!!
evelen 13 5 England
11 Jul 2012 6:17PM
beautiful shot and colour.
tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2012 9:14PM
What an unusual name
Top shot though Carole

pamelajean Plus
12 1.0k 1996 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2012 9:42PM
Nelly's one of my favourites, too, Carole, but had to leave mine behind at my previous homeSad. This image is a beauty, and I love the sideways take.
11 Jul 2012 10:58PM
Beautiful and well captured image Carole. Gets my award
jaktis 14 84 Sweden
12 Jul 2012 7:42AM
A beauty

Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
12 Jul 2012 9:58AM
Carol this is such a beautiful close up
truely amazing capture
Ayoob 6 Australia
12 Jul 2012 10:00AM
Brilliant clarity and excellent detailed image Carol,well done..........Grin
Brian65 8 2 United Kingdom
12 Jul 2012 3:59PM
What a wonderful shot of Nelly, spot on Carole.
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
12 Jul 2012 6:22PM
incredible detail .. and love the angle you have taken this .. the light is perfect
NeilWigan Plus
7 17 16 England
13 Jul 2012 9:35PM
Lovely shot and presentation again Carol,tell Nick to put his feet up for a bit ,sounds like he's earned it .

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