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By Satiny
I found a poppy sitting on a bench at Kingsbury Water Park watching the sunrise all alone.
We will always remember.

Tags: Poppy General Close-up and macro Poppy day

Voters: alistairfarrugia, franken, Pete and 5 more

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alistairfarrugia 9 164 88 Malta
10 Nov 2013 10:09AM
Nice idea here, simple but effective to send across a "rememberance" message. I even like how the poppy is not upright and sort of simulates the "fallen", at least in my mind.

There are a couple of things I think could be a bit better. The first is the use of the shallow DoF. Maybe I would have tried to get a bit more of the poppy in focus and a bit less of the wooden plank (or whatever) part in front of it.

A second issue I have, but it's very minor, is the green stem from the poppy seems to have a shadow around it that is looking a bit unnatural to me. But I'm nitpicking here to be honest.

Another nit-pick, I would have cropped a bit tighter from the right hand side to eliminate the "triangle" of brown that can be seen in the bottom-right hand side of the time.

The rest, especially the composition and the way the poppy is lit, are very nice in my eyes.
viscostatic 15 50 11 United Kingdom
10 Nov 2013 11:14AM
While accepting what has been said above this is still one of the most effective tribute images I have seen this year. And of course most important of all are the words 'We will always remember.'

Mollycat Plus
8 21 2 United Kingdom
10 Nov 2013 12:38PM
Very effective and moving. Peter.
Satiny 9 16 United Kingdom
10 Nov 2013 12:59PM
Thankyou for your comments
its the first Photo i've took that moves me

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