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By Big_Beavis  
Many thanks for the c and c on my last upload which was very much appreciated especially to Taggart (Jenn) for her UA.
A zonal pelargonium taken earlier in the year.

As I am making an enforced migration upwards from Windows XP (to possibly Win 8) later in the week which involves lots of backing up and the searching for long lost software and serial numbers, it could be some time before I am uploading again, so may I take this opportunity to thank everyone for their support, clicks and comments and to wish you all a Happy Christmas/Holiday and a Prosperous New Year.

Tags: Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Digitally manipulated Geranium Pelargonium

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debu 8 India
18 Dec 2012 11:33PM
Lovely image.

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18 Dec 2012 11:47PM
So very beautiful this one David it's just superb work from you, have a very Happy Christmas and New Year.
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
18 Dec 2012 11:49PM
Not an easy plant to photograph but you have succeeded so well, David: there's a lovely light on both blooms and leaves and the image could only be your's.
Hope the upgrade goes OK for you.
And may a wish you and your's a merry Christmas and everything that you would wish for yourselves in the New Year.
Alda 5 70 30 United Kingdom
19 Dec 2012 1:52AM
Absolutely stunning! Grin
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
19 Dec 2012 6:33AM
Sheer perfection, David. Good luck with the computer migration, and may you and your family have a very happy festive season. Carol
RuthyJ 11 England
19 Dec 2012 6:48AM
Beautiful!! light and colour are lovely.
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
19 Dec 2012 7:39AM
Beautiful light, David. Excellent work again. I went from 'Vista' to '7' recently and was pleasantly surprised, hope it goes well for you.

Alda 5 70 30 United Kingdom
19 Dec 2012 7:49AM
I just noticed the stem of the leaf on the left hand side seems to have been edited out, and the leaf is floating in mid air.
CaroleS Plus
7 433 3 United Kingdom
19 Dec 2012 7:59AM
Beautiful light and presentation.
19 Dec 2012 8:02AM
excellent David fine work and detail the change will be worth it make sure all your drivers/hardwear are updated and suitable

annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
19 Dec 2012 9:38AM
very beautiful, it shines!!
lonely_oryx 10 61 55 England
19 Dec 2012 10:17AM
Pure quality
19 Dec 2012 11:00AM
Joline Plus
11 30 53 United States
19 Dec 2012 12:35PM
Such intense colors, and vibrant foliage. Lovely.
19 Dec 2012 12:43PM

Quote:I just noticed the stem of the leaf on the left hand side seems to have been edited out, and the leaf is floating in mid air.

Thanks Alda. I did notice this, but on checking with the original the stem was not visible. I could have moved the leaf closer, but I think it would have spoiled the symmetry of the shot Smile
Alda 5 70 30 United Kingdom
19 Dec 2012 3:34PM
Well David, in that case... Grin
tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
19 Dec 2012 5:26PM
A fine upload David

Best of luck with the upgrades etc; & a very happy Christmas to you and yours

19 Dec 2012 6:52PM
Beautiful David, wishing you and your family a great Christmas..Lin
marktc Plus
7 101 15 United Kingdom
19 Dec 2012 6:56PM
A real beauty David.
AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
19 Dec 2012 10:01PM
Super image - I hope you have a very happy Christmas!
brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
19 Dec 2012 10:22PM
It's a nice reminder of better (warmer) days.
Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
20 Dec 2012 3:21AM
Excellent !! This is a stunning photo !!!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
ali63 Plus
6 775 1 United Kingdom
20 Dec 2012 3:08PM
Superb shot, i like this a lot you can almost feel the texture of the leaves,
kazza12 5 2 United Kingdom
20 Dec 2012 4:56PM
great image SmileSmile
senn Plus
6 5 1 Belgium
20 Dec 2012 8:18PM
another great creation, David, .. admire it
nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
22 Dec 2012 12:58PM
Excellent work! Couldn't be better than this!
BarbaraR 11 17 1 England
25 Dec 2012 1:05PM
So very lovely, well done.
Merry Christmas David.
Hope the comp. transfer goes without probs.

B. Smile
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
26 Dec 2012 4:45PM
Strong colours and a fine composition.
michaelo Plus
11 11 1 United Kingdom
26 Dec 2012 9:41PM
simply beatiful
helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
7 Jan 2013 1:21PM
I like this very much SmileSmile

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