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Sweet Pastels

By BarbaraR
Hi all,

I took a short break from the mass Olympic viewing to
take a shot of a pretty posy of sweet-pea flowers kindly given to me
by the Inlaws on Sunday.
I'm chuffed to have this decent capture of them as I tried all last
summer too.
Taken in window light, with a black card b/g, perfected in Gimp.
Catch you all again soon.

Barbara. Smile

Tags: Flowers Flowers and plants Sweet pea

Voters: CarolG, WendyJ, RonnieAG and 33 more

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CarolG Plus
10 198 19 Greece
7 Aug 2012 11:02AM
Bet they smell as good as they look, Barbara Smile Well captured and presented. Carol

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gary_d 8 576 13 Wales
7 Aug 2012 11:13AM
A lovely pretty image, now get back to the games. - gary
RonnieAG Plus
7 153 116 Scotland
7 Aug 2012 11:14AM
A lovely shot of the sweetpeas, Barbara, captured by a method I use a lot too.
Very well done.
Ronnie.
Suzicoo 4 480 United Kingdom
7 Aug 2012 11:30AM
Love the delicate shades of the sweet peas against the background, makes me want to go and pick some of mineWink Suzicoo
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
7 Aug 2012 11:44AM
Wonderful....I love sweet peas and have such difficulty growing them. You have done a beautiful job photographing them.
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 10 10 England
7 Aug 2012 12:29PM
It's back to Olympics now - click.
Joan.
NDODS Plus
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
7 Aug 2012 1:47PM
A great title for such a beautiful floral display, the colours are so delicate, however at the same very dominant against the black backdrop, simply beautiful.

Regards Nathan
7 Aug 2012 2:08PM
gorgeous shades
Billyray 8 70 3 United Kingdom
7 Aug 2012 3:09PM
Excellent work Barbara. Excellent pastel colours and sharp as a pin.
Ray
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
7 Aug 2012 5:12PM
Lovely capture, Barbara. I picked some from the allotment earlier so I have the smell to go with your image Grin

Dave
netta1234 Plus
4 381 2 Wales
7 Aug 2012 8:42PM
A Beautiful shot of some lovely pale sweet Pea,they do smell wonderful I'm sure
Netta
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
7 Aug 2012 10:28PM
Can just about catch their scent from here! Works beautifully with the dark bg and lovely light.

Ann
CaroleS Plus
6 424 3 United Kingdom
8 Aug 2012 3:15PM
Beautiful colours, lovely light and background.
Carole
poetslane 13 21 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2012 2:09PM
Superb! One of my favourite flowers and scents Grin

Was hoping to have some of my own to photograph but they've decided not to flower!

Selina
11 Aug 2012 8:10AM
A lovely capture of these beautiful flowers Barb..Lin
BarbaraR 10 17 1 England
13 Aug 2012 10:32AM
Many thanks to you all.

B. Smile
15 Aug 2012 4:51PM
lovely pretty image, can smell them from here
Tibetan 4 3 England
15 Aug 2012 5:48PM
Lovely my wife's favourite flowers, did not grow any this year for the first time ever! do smell nice indoors, like it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Fefe Plus
5 23 31 United Kingdom
17 Sep 2012 3:48PM
This is gorgeous!
Diane

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