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photophantom 12 108 3 Philippines
27 Jan 2009 10:58AM
what a gorgeous shot Mavis, delightful to see
Dennis
CarolG 13 199 20 Greece
27 Jan 2009 11:22AM
So glad you couldn't sleep, Mavis (not really!). A beautiful image, not an easy flower to capture well. Wish we could smell it, too. Carol
Joline Plus
14 30 58 United States
27 Jan 2009 12:37PM
What a wonderful way to wake up! Lovely scent they have.
Anthony 18 5.6k 17 United Kingdom
27 Jan 2009 12:41PM
HI Mavis

Lovely delicate image, the spots of water add that something extra, well done.

Keep well.

Anthony
mrswoolybill Plus
13 2.3k 2268 United Kingdom
27 Jan 2009 12:42PM
Fresh, clean, alive. And that really does look like night-time background.
Moira
Bob_V 13 1 2 United States
27 Jan 2009 2:50PM
What a wonderful close-up, so well taken Mavis.
Bob
Buffalo_Tom Plus
14 2.3k 11 Wales
27 Jan 2009 3:35PM
Lovely shot Mavis,hope all is well.
Tom.
TrevBatWCC Plus
12 13 16 England
27 Jan 2009 3:53PM
Well, it was worth getting up for! Nicely captured and like the drops of water on the petals.
TrevB Smile
taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
27 Jan 2009 4:52PM
Lovely to find these blossoms in your nighttime wanderings-- and a lovely image for sharing!
Jennnn
27 Jan 2009 6:33PM
gorgeous image Mavis, really lovely picture.

John Smile
wyatturp 15 2 England
27 Jan 2009 6:47PM
3am Mavis nice pictureSmile

DougSmile
bunbeam 15 2 United Kingdom
27 Jan 2009 7:52PM
beautiful, love the drips
bunSmile
Dotrob 14 Wales
27 Jan 2009 8:40PM
Love the water droplets Mavis.
Dot
27 Jan 2009 9:09PM
Lovely image, Tony
helenlinda Plus
13 366 22 United Kingdom
27 Jan 2009 9:11PM
So this is nightlighting is it Mavis? I know what you mean about the smell though, and you either love it or hate it, but it certainly makes itself known. Lovely capture with the water droplets
Helen
SoulOfNature 12 23 United Kingdom
27 Jan 2009 10:17PM
I have sleeping problems too sometimes BUT I wouldn't resort to taking photo's at 03:00 am ....this is lovely though with the water droplets too.

Jean x
Mavis 18 143 2 England
27 Jan 2009 10:25PM
Thank you all for your clicks and comments . Don't usually have trouble sleeping but I am having so much trouble with my central heating . At least 8 times I've had to call the electrician out and they now believe the cable that runs under the house is the trouble . I imagined them digging up the kitchen but now they have found another route by the back door . Hopefully that will soon be fixed for all time . xxx
The cuppa AND the photography then I slept like a baby Smile xxx
fentiger 19 920 24 England
28 Jan 2009 8:11AM
It really comes to life when viewed large. A fine piece of work Mavis.

Albert
cheesey 14 2 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2009 8:33AM
Lovely image, nicely captured.
Cheesey.
brownsilent 13 7 2 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2009 9:17AM
Good work at 3am! Beautiful capture,
Johanna
TelStar 15 116 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2009 4:16PM
Beautifully restful Hyacinth image. I can almost hear the water droplets.

Tel*
User_Removed 16 4 11 England
29 Jan 2009 9:48AM
Mavis this is very delicate and I like the softness around the main focal area. Yes, it was glycerine I used-first time & not the last!! Next time I will put it in the fridge the day before to see if that makes things even better. I use an eye dropper to place the 'drops' Hope you get everything fixed OK, thanks for all your comments, Sylv.
Brilane 14 5 12 Wales
30 Jan 2009 2:02AM
Nice picture, Mavis. Well noticed at that time in the morning.
Brian
Mjhearne 13 432 4 Scotland
2 Feb 2009 11:40AM
Nice shot Mavis, love the detail of the small droplets of water!

Hope you heating is back up and running!! Its Freezing up here!

Matthew
tripodted 15 32 1 Northern Ireland
3 Feb 2009 11:53AM
Lovely image, Mavis. I hope you are keeping better and you get the heating sorted soon.
Ted
Mavis 18 143 2 England
3 Feb 2009 7:39PM
I feel fine though have another appointment . Heating now working so well as they had to dig a new cable from boiler outside round by the back door and in by the ceiling !! At least they diddn't have to dig the kitchen floor up . Then my BT Broadband went capput but my dear son has fixed it. So hopefully I will be able to show more pictures soon . It is Snowing Smile xxxxx
JimV 14 6 3 Canada
12 Feb 2009 4:07AM
Quick thinking Mavis, lovely shot and the misting was a great idea too!
Rgds., Jim

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