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Solitary Bluebell

By climbing_orchid
Evening All!!

I know you are all sick and tired of bluebells but this is the first one I have uploaded this year so you will have to let me off!!!

I have gone for a less conventional composition with this one and have tried to incorporate some dark moodiness that is often associated with woodland

This was taken handheld with natural light at Black Rock, Cheddar on Sunday and has been tweaked sightly to enhance the contrasts

Have a great evening

Liz x

Tags: Blue Spring Flower Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Bloom Floral Bluebell Solitary

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pascalg Plus
10 37 France
19 May 2008 6:52PM
not sick & tired of bluebells : never : they're beautiful per se
they deserve your processing :
your "dark moodiness" is... let's say : stunning...

p.s. lucy's back Smile

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CaroleA 12 5 3 England
19 May 2008 7:00PM
Nicely different!
nickyv32 Plus
10 135 England
19 May 2008 7:01PM
Lovely sultry shot, great colouring.

brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
19 May 2008 7:03PM
Beautiful flower series,
Paul_cats Plus
12 61 22 Scotland
19 May 2008 7:10PM
Excellent use of light and a nice comp.
bayleaf 10 8 United Kingdom
19 May 2008 7:17PM
Super shot

CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
19 May 2008 7:17PM
Fabulous, Liz. I can never timre of bluebell images, there are none to be seen here in Crete! Carol
19 May 2008 7:26PM
Beautiful, great light.
emefbee 12 116 England
19 May 2008 7:36PM
Like the tweaking!
Artois 12 405 1 United Kingdom
19 May 2008 7:50PM
Like the bg and comp.
Bodiewil 10 46 Wales
19 May 2008 8:24PM
Wonderfully captured and tweaked

JudeC 11 6 3 England
19 May 2008 11:07PM
Hi - lovely effect on this one - Jude.
dianah 11 24.5k 4 United Kingdom
19 May 2008 11:15PM
I love the dark background..makes this a very different bluebell image.
MandsH 11 England
19 May 2008 11:55PM
Superb, great lighting
tmann 13 4 2 United States
20 May 2008 2:57PM
love the lighting, nice one!
tigertimb 10 40 66 United Kingdom
23 May 2008 9:01AM
Great work, the darker tones give a really moody feel
Morpyre Plus
13 1.6k 8 Wales
30 May 2008 12:27PM
beautiful image - i love the mood you have created here - the dark background really makes the flowers jump from the page.

peter "morpyre" turner

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