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Ode to Spring

By Joline
My very elementary attempt at doing a montage. My crocus were so beautiful this year, and they brought me such joy after a long winter.
Thanks to Helenlinda for her suggestions.

Tags: Crocus Digital art

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RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
21 Apr 2012 11:53AM
I have just seen Pam's {mashwood10} summery floral montage and an almost immediately you have posted an equally well compiled spring one: such a delight to see your's too, Joline.

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franken Plus
15 4.6k 4 United Kingdom
21 Apr 2012 12:29PM
This is wonderful Joline.

Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
21 Apr 2012 12:53PM
Beautiful crocuses - lovely montage - great presentation.
Are your crocuses just out now? I thought you'd be ahead of us in temperature.
helenlinda Plus
11 360 22 United Kingdom
21 Apr 2012 1:10PM
You've done really well with this Joline, and I imagine that now that you will be considering all sorts of subjects to present in this manner.
I see you have already commented on Pam's upload. She has edged her pictures with a colour and there are no overlapping images - another idea to try. When I first started putting images together in this way, I spent a lot of time looking at images in the Gallery and noting what worked well and what didn't. Once you have started using a grid it will really jump out when you see images that are not aligned well. However - that's just the technical side - the important thing is still to take good photos - "you can never dress mutton up as lamb" comes to mind WinkWinkWink
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
21 Apr 2012 1:23PM
To IrishKate--- Maine is colder and probably more rugged than all of England and Ireland-- not sure about Scotland---

To Joline: Crocii are a joy whenever they come-- so happy to see things warming up in Bownville--- and what a lot of work you have done on this image
CaroleS Plus
8 433 3 United Kingdom
21 Apr 2012 1:58PM
An exceedingly good montage it is Joline - Carole
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
21 Apr 2012 2:05PM
A lovely image Joline, very well done.........Sandy
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
21 Apr 2012 2:12PM
A wonderful result, Joline, and your crocuses were simply glorious, what a wonderful way to 'preserve' them in this glorious montage. Carol
mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
21 Apr 2012 2:51PM
Well put together here Joline.
Good image.
9 10 10 England
21 Apr 2012 5:16PM
A very well put together montage with the Springtime theme. You certainly have some pretty crucus (crocuses?/croci?). Don't know which is correct but they are very pretty.Wink
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
21 Apr 2012 8:06PM
Lovely 'spring medley' Joline. Fine shot.
DanielD 8 1 United Kingdom
22 Apr 2012 12:03AM
What a lovely collage, Joline - beautiful flowers

xwang 9 56 8
22 Apr 2012 10:22AM
Beautiful& creative image, nice presentation..wonderful light.
Take care, Joline.
ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
22 Apr 2012 11:23AM
Very good effort and a beautiful montage, Joline. Helen's advice is excellent too Smile

dianah 11 24.5k 4 United Kingdom
30 Apr 2012 2:01PM
I love this montage. I only wish I could do this kind of thing..I haven't got a clue ! Would make a beautiful card !

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