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Peach Rose

By Aldo Panzieri
I spent the day running errands so we could go to the Hollywood Bowl for an out door concert by Christen Chenoweth tomorrow. I was already behind schedule. My wife's watch stopped running, then mine did. I was on my way to the watch shop for batteries, but there was a three car pile up blocking the street. I parked and walked the rest of the way. In a concrete flower bed attached to the watch shops front window were a group of roses, all of them red except for a small peach colored one. Most of my flower pictures have heavy saturated colors. No one has ever them called delicate or subtle. This time, I wanted to show the peach color and the variations of it on the petals in the same delicate pastel colors that I saw. I shot at least twenty pictures trying different abstract compositions.

Tonight as my wife watched Seinfeld re-runs which I hate, I downloaded the pictures and did my best to get the image in my mind on the monitor. This is the best of the bunch.

Tags: Peach rose Wildlife and nature

Voters: gwynn56, moiral, lblythe and 4 more

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moiral 8 12 Scotland
24 Aug 2013 8:29AM
A beautiful soft warmth to the shot Aldo. Moira

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Nothern_Licht 9 13 4 Scotland
24 Aug 2013 10:25AM
Lovely shapes and soft colours.
Potra 5 Venezuela
25 Aug 2013 1:50AM
This is a gorgeous image Aldo!
Potra 5 Venezuela
25 Aug 2013 2:59AM
Glad that you hate Seinfeld's re-runs, so you can get us this gorgeous image.

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