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RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
30 Jan 2012 6:31AM
Two beautifully crafted images, Carol: with V 1 the bloom, beautifully lit and with the water droplets sparkling away, stands out so well against that black b/g, whilst the different presentation in V 2 is every bit as appealing but in a different way.....the inclusion of the stem and leaf is so artistic........can't decide, so 1/2 vote for each.

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Andysnapper 8 109 25 England
30 Jan 2012 6:33AM
Wow, I'm with Ronnie on this, 2 superb images and I love them both equally. The lighting is excellent and the little drops of water really add to the feel, great work, more please.

posty57 8 6 2 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2012 6:34AM
I'll leave the details to Ronnie, but suffice to say that I'm off........getting too hot in the kitchen !! Sad
Are there no limits to your talent ?


ps. They're superb Tongue
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2012 6:40AM
Ronnie has said it all - two outstanding images, and not a bug in sight.
30 Jan 2012 7:09AM
Two fantastic images, Carol, superb focussing and presentation on both.
dven Plus
11 25 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2012 7:12AM
Two well presented images. i love the droplets of water,

SUE118 Plus
8 8 1 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2012 7:13AM
Beautiful colour.
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2012 7:42AM
Exquisite both Carol,
but V1 is soooo beautiful
love it and the colours
gloccy 5 Scotland
30 Jan 2012 7:48AM
Both great images. V1 the best for me. I like the dark background which really makes the purple stand out, also the droplets give it that extra touch.

30 Jan 2012 7:57AM
Such a pretty colour..
like both of them equally
30 Jan 2012 8:03AM
Growing in the wild??? I had to pay a lot of money for some bulbs! But now they are blooming every year in my garden, and they are beautiful.
Superb pair of images Carol,
martinjp 7 2 3 Wales
30 Jan 2012 8:09AM
Two superb images Carol, V1 by a whisker...Wink
mrswoolybill Plus
9 985 1499 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2012 8:41AM
V1 in particular is superb, and really shows off the capabilities of that camera.
saeidNL 6 3 Netherlands
30 Jan 2012 8:42AM
Two Beautiful and lovely cpture indeed,love the colour and detail in this fine images,well done,
User_Removed 12 386 2 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2012 8:42AM
V1 for me, beautiful.

CaroleS Plus
6 423 3 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2012 8:59AM
LovelyGrin They share my vote - Carole
chavender Plus
5 252 1 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2012 9:10AM
V1 for me.
30 Jan 2012 9:32AM
Very pretty images, Really like what you have done in version 1. everything so subtle

moiral 6 12 Scotland
30 Jan 2012 9:40AM
2 beautiful shots Carol. Beautiful bold colour and love those water droplets. V2 is my favourite - just so big and bold. Moira
tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2012 10:04AM
Love those water droplets Carol

Cold this morning -Brrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!Smile

gingerdelight 10 298 11 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2012 10:58AM
Two real beauties here Carol - such lovely rich colour and detail.
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
30 Jan 2012 11:23AM
Composition and colours are superb Carol, but I would have liked more light on the centre, it is very dark with part of it lost in the background.


30 Jan 2012 12:05PM
well done Carol theses are two crackers indeed lighting is excellent as is the detail and colour

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BarbaraR 10 17 1 England
30 Jan 2012 12:52PM
Two beauties Carol.
What a gorgeous colour.

Chinga Plus
5 3 1 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2012 12:52PM
This image has the Hoo Ahh quality...
The silkiness, the water drops, the elegance of the flower so well lit...
Yes not bugs, (withrawl symptoms) but the wonderful chosen subject make up for it! Smile IB
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2012 12:53PM
They don't get much better than this Carol.
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
30 Jan 2012 1:21PM
Just wonderful, Carol and how lucky are you having such beauties growing wild around you, even in the present horrid conditions.

Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
30 Jan 2012 1:40PM
Two very beautiful images Carol..............Sandy
30 Jan 2012 1:59PM
Two beautiful images Carol.wonderful light.Well done..Lin
30 Jan 2012 2:39PM
Carol it looks gorgeous, two wonderful images.

TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
30 Jan 2012 2:54PM
What a stunning and striking colour Smile Two very beautiful images, Carol, hard to choose a fave, as they are both equally delightful Wink
Trev Smile
30 Jan 2012 2:58PM
This is different from your normal stunning creations Carol - I must say I like it a lot and hope to see more work from you in this fashion.
this is beautiful carol,that colour is amazing,well done indeed.ray
Niknut Plus
6 1.3k 68 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2012 4:17PM
Beautiful !!!.....V1's a corker !!!....gorgeous quality !!!
Superb shot I must say and very well presented......
AnneWorner 9 620 43 United States
30 Jan 2012 4:27PM
Both are excellent Carol. Love v1 for that black background and how it brings out the vibrancy of the flower, but v2 for the format and lovely compo.

AnnChown Plus
6 199 1 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2012 4:52PM
Two excellent images; I just love that colour, but v1 is stunning!!
goso 10 2 1 Australia
30 Jan 2012 5:15PM
Both top shots Carol, but #2 does it for me ...Bill
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2012 5:32PM
beautiful picture, love the colour
jonwebber 8 4 1 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2012 5:35PM
I certainly lean towards the second version here.
cleg 6 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2012 6:19PM
Super image.
evelen 11 5 England
30 Jan 2012 6:27PM
beautiful images carol.
7 10 10 England
30 Jan 2012 7:02PM
They are both so beautiful Carol.
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
30 Jan 2012 7:37PM
very beautiful Carol.
And you know what, II never thought it was yours- I was looking for a bug even under the petals! SmileSmile
LexEquine 10 19 United States
30 Jan 2012 8:05PM
'Two Outstanding {A++++}, artistic, & very Lovely wild purple Anemone Image renderings, Carol'~

~ v2 very narrowly edges out, the v1 Composition,...but Both are "Top Draw" PIx'~

Ciao~ Peter
30 Jan 2012 8:08PM
Great shot Carol, like the colours, think I prefer V1, the black bg really makes the flower stand out more. Smile

30 Jan 2012 8:13PM
Two stunning shots with lovely detail
ugly Plus
8 9 57 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2012 9:05PM
Great deatiland nice colour tones..
Great use light to bring out the tones...
Great work...
30 Jan 2012 9:12PM
enricopardo 5 5 2 United States
31 Jan 2012 6:48AM
V1 for me too. Great work.

PaulLiley 7 2 13 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2012 10:39PM
Wow such delicate colours. Love it. paul
JimV 10 6 3 Canada
2 Feb 2012 1:56AM
Both are excellent shots Carol, but V1 is really outstanding, shot so beautifully!
Rgds., Jim
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
5 Feb 2012 10:35PM
An exquisite image Carol, this is flower photography of the very highest calibre

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