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By CarolG  
These are the very first blooms to appear on my little frangipani in my garden, and I just had to share them with you. This frangipani had a very hard start to its life, it started off in a pot on the verandah last year, but was just one lonely stem with a few leaves on it, and no flowers. This Spring my dear black lab decided he would play with it, uprooted it from its pot and proceeded to throw it around the garden like a toy! I rescued it, now looking very chewed and battered, and found a quiet sunny spot in the garden and planted it, not really expecting it to survive. However, it did, and has now, very late in the season, produced these two flowers, with a couple more buds yet to open.

Tags: General Plant Flower Close-up Garden Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Frangipani

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8 Oct 2008 6:51AM
2 Lovely shots, great lightimg and presentation.

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10 18 1 United Kingdom
8 Oct 2008 6:52AM
Carol, these are 2 superb piccies, but V1 does it for me as it has that 1 raindrop. Brilliant.
8 Oct 2008 6:53AM
Excellent shots.
I really like the softness in your pictures.
Great details and colours.
8 Oct 2008 6:55AM
Great shots Carol,v2 just,but lovely colour and light on both,Dane.
Beautiful Carol, these flowers always transport me straight to the tropics. They are incredibly hardy and your love and care have been rewarded. I like v1, because of the softer light I think.
goso Plus
10 2 1 Australia
8 Oct 2008 7:20AM
Top colour, and great light Carol - nice work..........Bill
Vi for me, I like the droplet of water detail. Trish
Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
8 Oct 2008 7:27AM
Love the light in both images Carol.Beautifully presented.
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
8 Oct 2008 7:35AM
Beautiful images enhanced by the great lighting.

RachelMB Plus
10 42 10 England
8 Oct 2008 7:47AM
Very pretty, I love the lighting. They look almost like sugar flowers!
jaktis Plus
13 84 Sweden
8 Oct 2008 7:49AM
A beautiful flower

8 Oct 2008 7:53AM
Lovely light and texture
8 Oct 2008 7:55AM
Crikey!! it's had a traumatic time hasn't it.
Beautiful flower, am I right in thinking it smells wonderful.
Two fantastic shots Carol, love the little water droplet on no.1.
both are so the lighting you used
Excellent detail..
8 Oct 2008 8:02AM
Superb shots, I like the first one best. Angi
8 Oct 2008 8:07AM
I'm so glad it survived. You have photographed it in such a way that the light shows the delicate tones and colours of the petals so well.

piccy Plus
10 8 Wales
8 Oct 2008 8:09AM
Two delightful shots, like the drop of water on the first and the backlighting.
cassiecat Plus
8 39 46 England
8 Oct 2008 8:14AM
v1 for me, really like the angle of the shot, the light and that single drop of water. a pretty flower.lesley
KarenFB Plus
10 4.7k 171 England
8 Oct 2008 8:15AM
Lol! Your dog knew it was pot bound and needed freedom!! Smile
8 Oct 2008 8:37AM
Well done Carol, I am so glad your baby has given you some flowers.
They are very beautiful.
Thank you for sharing them.
Rock Plus
14 10 2 England
8 Oct 2008 8:42AM
Superb and in my favourite style.

8 Oct 2008 8:44AM
A lovely photograph and so well presented
imander Plus
9 388 7 United Kingdom
8 Oct 2008 8:46AM
beautiful, they look so edible
2 brilliant images.
cjl47 Plus
9 4 3 England
8 Oct 2008 8:51AM
A lovely delicate bloom. Where did you plant the
A superb shot, excellent.
super images,well taken.ray
8 Oct 2008 9:18AM
Super image.
Great colour.
Well done.
exposure Plus
12 4.0k England
8 Oct 2008 9:26AM
Beautiful light and detail on your frangipani Carol and lovely detail and composition, love V1 .
What a beauty, I love these, very exotic.
Second one is brighter.
Two very beautiful images they look very delicate,lovely soft colours and I like the little droplet of water just resting on the petal in V1.

Jean x
Cabit Plus
9 104 England
8 Oct 2008 11:18AM
Two crackers Carol , nice work.
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
8 Oct 2008 12:53PM
The light on both of these is super Carol. Makes a very striking thumbnail
Stace Plus
8 2 2 England
8 Oct 2008 12:54PM
Exquisite Carol, love the little water drop in vi
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
8 Oct 2008 1:21PM
So wonderfully delicate. Good for you for your are being amply rewarded.
8 Oct 2008 1:24PM
Wonderful images. Lovely colour, light and details, but the drop of moisture in V1 is fantastic. Pat your dog on the head.
From a fellow close up and bug photographer your photo is stunning and a great inspiration for others to aspire to. i use Flickr and have my photostream under the title of johnagrelsmith it has help my work to have a greater audiance to display my work to and recive feedback, you could do the same.
Bob_V Plus
9 1 2 United States
8 Oct 2008 2:24PM
Love the droplet in V1, such wonderful light and tones in thies beauties Carol.
8 Oct 2008 2:40PM
Great work,Carol. Light is stunning.
gcarth Plus
12 2.5k 1 United Kingdom
8 Oct 2008 3:00PM
Perfect composition and lovely tones.
Superb. Sylvia
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
8 Oct 2008 3:43PM
A very pretty survivor-- Well done on all accounts!
I really like this flower. V1 is excellent with the light through th epetals. The little droplet is a jewel. JNC
cracking shots love V1 with the droplet looks gorgeous plant
8 Oct 2008 7:35PM
2 great shots both with excellent lighting
GalleryGirl 9 4 2 United Kingdom
8 Oct 2008 8:35PM
Wow these are so beautiful Carol. Well done, you clever thing growing them!
Marilyn x
p.s. Now you have Two User Awards.
8 25 4 England
8 Oct 2008 8:35PM
Lovely captures, good to see they survived.
8 Oct 2008 8:58PM
superb, love the drip in v1
bayleaf 9 8 United Kingdom
8 Oct 2008 9:24PM
Superb Carol.

8 Oct 2008 10:29PM
Beautiful, wonderful light, colour and texture. Love the water droplet.

8 Oct 2008 10:44PM
Lovely shots, Carol, gorgeous colour, detail and lighting.
8 Oct 2008 10:53PM
Both beautiful images Carol.

franfoto Plus
9 2 32 England
9 Oct 2008 12:07AM
Like both of these Carol and love the lone rain drop on #1.
sunshot Plus
12 24 United Kingdom
9 Oct 2008 8:29AM
so sorry to run after giving you my award carol, i felt so poorly
this is one of your best i feel. viewing this DID make me feel a bit better
great shot

9 Oct 2008 4:37PM
Beautiful shot, love the presentation and droplet.
beautiful shots.
10 Oct 2008 9:10AM
Bone china, nothing less!
10 Oct 2008 7:39PM
Beautifully lit images, and lovely presentation.
11 Oct 2008 4:03PM
Super lighting and colour.
13 Oct 2008 5:16PM
Amazing work
16 Oct 2008 9:30PM
Lovely compo.
Again and again, you produce such beautiful photos
18 Oct 2008 8:18AM

suresh cheemala
22 Oct 2008 11:22AM
Many congratulations on getting this to bloom, hope you are enjoying the beautiful perfume. These grow like weeds in the Far East and should love your climate too. Now it has flowered it will branch out, so I hope you have given it some space to grow! Regards, Sandra
29 Oct 2008 3:38PM
V2 absolutely magnificent - Jonathan

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