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That's all. Just roses, a bit past their best.
Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 400D
Lens:105.0 mm
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:18 Jun 2011 - 10:49 AM
Focal Length:105mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/16.0
Shutter Speed:1.3sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:On, Fired
Title:Only a Rose
Username:SlowSong SlowSong
Uploaded:19 Jul 2012 - 12:35 PM
Tags:Flowers & plants, General, Wildlife / nature
Votes:44

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8751 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1242 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2012 - 12:37 PM

Beautifully sad, dejected-looking.
Moira

SlowSong
SlowSong Plus Member 65222 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2012 - 12:38 PM

Thanks Moira. I did give it a bit of a digi-droop. Smile

woolybill1
woolybill1 Plus Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom66 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2012 - 1:03 PM

Lovely palette and textural detail.
Bill

PhilT2
PhilT2 Plus Member 5130 forum postsPhilT2 vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2012 - 1:26 PM

Love the colours.........almost abstract in appearance. Excellent

Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2012 - 1:34 PM

But still keeping their beautiful colour............Sandy

gingerdelight
19 Jul 2012 - 1:58 PM

A super study of colour and texture here - a beautiful image.
Carol

AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2012 - 2:58 PM

Ahhh - digi-droop! I wondered what you'd applied to it. It works really well Chris!
Ann

franken
franken Plus Member 123555 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2012 - 3:56 PM


Quote: Beautifully sad, dejected-looking.
Moira

I couldn't have said it any better.

Ken

CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2012 - 3:57 PM

Even though they are past their best, Chris, they still make for a wonderful image, well captured and presented. Carol

mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2012 - 4:32 PM

Everything is better when they are past their best Chris.
(Well,--except me that is !!)
Good shot.
Mick.

Last Modified By mikbee at 19 Jul 2012 - 4:33 PM
taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2012 - 4:54 PM

Rich colors, details, very pleasing!

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 7TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2012 - 5:20 PM


Quote: ...a bit past their best...

A bit llike me! Sad Yes, a bit sad looking, but still lovelier than me, Chris! Smile
Trev Smile

posty57
posty57  7 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2012 - 6:37 PM

I will only go so far as to say it looks very Victorian, and needs an Aspidistra by it's side. Digi-droop is beyond me..... I think the image is superb.

Barry

Cor
Cor  6 Belgium
19 Jul 2012 - 6:52 PM

A beauty *****
Cor.

Fefe
Fefe Plus Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom31 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2012 - 7:33 PM

Terrific! Love itGrin
Diane

bobsblues
bobsblues  5 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2012 - 8:19 PM

Great colours Chris wonderful shot.
Rob

rontear
rontear Plus Member 12rontear vcard England7 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2012 - 9:46 PM

Decay is so expressive Chris.
Ron.

annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 4204 forum postsannettep38 vcard Costa Rica34 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2012 - 7:14 AM

Makes me think of a turkey Smile

KingBee
KingBee Plus Member 9423 forum postsKingBee vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2012 - 9:56 AM

What poor, faded things. Full of melancholy, and just superb.

Regards.

Bob

ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2012 - 1:51 PM

I love roses past their prime Smile In fact, I took some shots of a rose a short while back...in its prime...then later...then later...then later. The later shots were wonderful. So much rich texture and colour.

You've composed and exposed this to perfection and it would make a GREAT oil painting, Chris.

Andrew

jonwebber
jonwebber  7 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jul 2012 - 4:20 PM

A wonderful photograph, most would pass a flower beyond its best. Well seen.
jon

xwang
xwang  631 forum posts7 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2012 - 6:31 PM

Beautiful work! Wonderful colour.

CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 5255 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jul 2012 - 4:59 PM

Works a treat for me, roses age well!
Carole

gcarth
gcarth Plus Member 112341 forum postsgcarth vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Aug 2012 - 1:35 PM

Absolute class! Like a classic painting!
Garth

Last Modified By gcarth at 5 Aug 2012 - 1:35 PM
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