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Saturday Shadows

By ChiliMan
Helloooooooooooo, people SmileSmile

My word...I just checked, and my last upload was the 8th of July!! Blimey. Even for me…

I won't go into the details 'cos it'll take forever, but it all started with me being preoccupied with health issues - first my mum's, then my dad's, then mine. We're quite polite like that - we take turns.

The second half of my absence was what I call 'bad momentum'. Where something falls out of your routine (or even peripheral vision) and if you don't make a conscious effort to bring it back in, you keep putting it off.

Now I probably won't be uploading every day 'cos I'm finally going to get into my writing. And EPZ can take up a good number of hours if you let it. But I'm going to set myself a minimum of two uploads a week. That way I get to enjoy EPZ once again yet not spend too much time online.

On that note, on with the pics! Two for Saturday Shadows. Taken this afternoon.

Andrew Smile

Tags: Red Shadow Flowers and plants Crossandra Wildlife and nature Flash and lighting Firecracker Saturday shadows

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ColleenA Plus
7 445 7 Australia
25 Oct 2014 3:07PM
Hellloooooooooo Andrew...welcome back, thought you had got lost and couldn't find your way home...sorry to hear your family have all had health issues...look after yourselves...two great images to come back with Grin

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mikbee 13 3 8 Scotland
25 Oct 2014 3:12PM
Yes Andrew,better to have things in small doses with your uploads.
And better having health issues in VERY small doses too !!
Good to see you back and with good shots too.
LynneJoyce Plus
11 22 101 United Kingdom
25 Oct 2014 3:13PM
Two delightful shots.

Welcome back and hooray to the writing.
SlowSong Plus
11 8.7k 30 England
25 Oct 2014 3:37PM
Hi Andrew. Lovely to see you back. Smile
Those pretty flowers make super little shadows.
CarolG 13 199 20 Greece
25 Oct 2014 3:55PM
Good heavens, a blast from the past Wink Great to see you back with us again, Andrew, though sorry that it won't be on a daily basis. You've returned with a couple of cracking shadow images, too.
barbarahirst 11 27 12 United Kingdom
25 Oct 2014 4:04PM
lovely seeing you on gacebook as well
Cant believe its been so long
Hoping all is fine over there
10 10 10 England
25 Oct 2014 4:20PM
Pretty little shadows - almost as pretty as the flowers.Grin and a big welcome back SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
franken Plus
17 5.0k 4 United Kingdom
25 Oct 2014 4:25PM
A couple of fine shots Andrew.

Welcome back.
netta1234 8 382 2 Wales
25 Oct 2014 4:48PM
Great to see you back and back with such a lovely set with great shadows.
Hope yourself and your parents are better now
Chinga Plus
9 3 2 United Kingdom
25 Oct 2014 6:07PM
Stunning colours... Great image...
SUE118 Plus
11 8 1 United Kingdom
25 Oct 2014 7:20PM
Two lovely images and hey stranger good to have you back. Take care of yourself and parents.SmileSmile
Mollycat Plus
6 21 2 United Kingdom
25 Oct 2014 8:29PM
Great to have you back Andrew, complete with pretty little shadows. What ever ailed you and your folks, hope everything is now OK.
Peter GrinGrinGrin
Lillian Plus
10 23 17 United Kingdom
25 Oct 2014 9:02PM
welcome back!!GrinGrin
and with two lovely bright flowers too
Daisymaye 11 23 16 Canada
25 Oct 2014 11:28PM
Welcome back Andrew. And just in time for Saturday Shadows and you have two beauties here.
Joline Plus
13 30 56 United States
26 Oct 2014 11:00AM
V2 is a belter....glad to see you back.
pamelajean Plus
14 1.3k 2116 United Kingdom
26 Oct 2014 9:27PM
Hello stranger! I still remembered your name, Andrew, and surprised myself.
26 Oct 2014 9:54PM
So very lovely to see you back Andrew. Hope everything is sorted out now. Lovely shots. Cathy
Glostopcat 14 255 2 England
28 Oct 2014 5:50PM
Two beautiful images Andrew, it is good to see you uploading again. It is v2 for me for the stronger shadow and composition
barbarahirst 11 27 12 United Kingdom
31 Oct 2014 1:45PM
You are featured e2 piccy at the moment Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile
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helenlinda Plus
12 366 22 United Kingdom
4 Nov 2014 7:19PM
Delightful shadows - good to see you uploading again SmileSmile
Fefe Plus
8 37 31 United Kingdom
26 Nov 2014 2:10PM
Glad to see you back AndrewGrinGrinGrin
Mavis 18 143 2 England
14 Dec 2014 3:04AM
Hello Andrew. Lovely flowers & shadows
brownsilent 13 7 2 United Kingdom
20 Dec 2014 9:23PM
A nice and cheery geranium blossom. Lovely shot,
27 Dec 2014 12:55PM
Two beautiful images.
Best wishes for 2015
23 Jan 2015 12:27AM
2 fantastic images with wonderful colours and with great attention to detail excellent SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
Brilane 13 5 12 Wales
27 Jan 2015 6:18PM
I wondered to where you had disappeared, now I know, and I sympathise with your thoughts.
Nice to see your work again, Andrew.
LynneJoyce Plus
11 22 101 United Kingdom
4 Jun 2015 11:11AM
Hoooooooooooray, you are finally back after much hassling by people here. Love the flower Andrew and you have the dof spot on.
nonur 11 18 13 Turkey
5 Oct 2015 10:39AM
Welcome Back, Andrew! I love both shots, not only for the shadows, but also for the fine contrast.
20 Nov 2015 4:38PM
Two wonderful captures
barbarahirst 11 27 12 United Kingdom
1 Dec 2015 9:21AM
you are featured e2 picky plus at the moment.....
thorn 15 124 2 Scotland
21 Jul 2016 2:40PM
Hi Andrew,i love both the actual and version,it's got everything,shading,texture,colour,macro and detail in heaps. this sounds daft but usually we can do selective colouring in this it almost looks as though you have chosen to do the opposite and had selective mono but it's more like selective silhouette with itSmile
Lillian Plus
10 23 17 United Kingdom
14 Nov 2017 4:04PM
there you go... featured picture at the moment again!!!
hope that you are well Andrew

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