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By cabbie  
Its taken me quiet a long time even by my standards to produce an image like this, but I have to thank the likes of Suehh and Polly470 for my inspiration and whos work I always admire. This was taken yesterday at Harlow Carr after a pleasant day out with my mate Bazmo and our wives. As usual I have been totally blown away by your comments on my previous uploads, and hope this image is to your liking. A big thanks to Shadow House Creations for the texture used as a background.

Tags: General Flowers and plants Digitally manipulated Digital art Wildlife and nature

Voters: johnke, bazmo, dven and 112 more

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johnke Plus
5 223 15
7 May 2013 1:59PM
Beautiful detail in every flower a really stunning image...John

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bazmo Plus
10 6 United Kingdom
7 May 2013 1:59PM
Yes it was a nice sunny day Bob, great image mate Smile nice texture and good lighting. Well worth the wait and effort.
7 May 2013 2:30PM
Beautiful image Robert, excellent detail,
ColleenA Plus
5 350 5 Australia
7 May 2013 2:52PM
A very pretty image. Well done
boov Plus
5 2 United Kingdom
7 May 2013 3:06PM
Excellent... brilliant
lonely_oryx Plus
10 61 55 England
7 May 2013 3:14PM
Beautifully done
richmowil Plus
9 334 2 England
7 May 2013 3:17PM
Good detail, colour and composition!! Nice processing!! Nice image!! I like it a lot!!
LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
7 May 2013 4:25PM
Oh how I miss such flowers while here in sunny Spain - NOT!!!

Made an exception to view your image on the stupidly expensive connection. Lovely shot.
EAS Plus
8 1 13 Scotland
7 May 2013 5:25PM
Cleverly worked as well as captured. The details and bg of this lovely Rhoddy make for a superb floral image.

rayme330 6 17 1 United Kingdom
7 May 2013 5:49PM
Your excellent control of the whites has produced a stunning floral image Robert, I love it.

achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
7 May 2013 6:12PM
Stunning capture Bob.


xwang Plus
8 56 8
7 May 2013 6:17PM
That's really beautiful.. great work!
7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
7 May 2013 6:18PM
A most delightful floral composition

Regards Nathan
7 May 2013 6:36PM
Smashing image Bob.

John Smile
Richsr Plus
10 91 223 England
7 May 2013 7:12PM
Like the details and textures here Bob, good work
Regards Richard
zapar40 Plus
7 66 5 Wales
7 May 2013 7:19PM
Beautifully done, Bob.
Beautiful detail
7 May 2013 8:09PM
This is just lovely! Very well done! Smile

6 3 8 United Kingdom
7 May 2013 8:15PM
Great detail and exposure especially on the flowers. You have done a great job here, nice one!WinkGrinGrinGrinGrin
capto Plus
5 4.8k 8 United Kingdom
7 May 2013 9:25PM
A great result, love it.Smile

mooreish 5 2 United Kingdom
7 May 2013 10:17PM
Pin sharp, Good image well done and thanks for sharing it
8 May 2013 4:35AM
Excellent photo this one !!
CaroleS Plus
7 433 3 United Kingdom
8 May 2013 7:54AM
Such a lovely rhododendron image.Smile
BarbaraR Plus
11 17 1 England
8 May 2013 5:56PM
wowee, yes, gorgeous !

Absolutely a fabulous composition !
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
8 May 2013 10:56PM
Lovely tones and well chosen POV !
Suehh Plus
10 39 6 England
10 May 2013 3:24AM
So beautiful Bob. Congrats for the well deserved awards. Sue
tonyng Plus
7 10 2 United Kingdom
11 May 2013 10:05PM
Beautiful work. Nicely presented Bob.
12 May 2013 1:54PM
Beautiful work Bob..Lin
Mike_Smith Plus
10 459 1 United Kingdom
12 May 2013 7:17PM
Beautiful image
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
13 May 2013 6:28AM
So very beautifully captured Bob and presented
Maiwand Plus
11 3 73 England
14 May 2013 7:01PM
Superb shot Bob.GrinGrin
pamelajean Plus
11 1.0k 1984 United Kingdom
15 May 2013 4:13PM
A very impressive image, Bob, and the textured background sets it off beautifully. The whites on the rhododendron flowers is well handled, and I like the composition with the downward facing leaves given lots of space at the bottom.
A wonderful composition, very well presented.
15 May 2013 5:42PM
Fantastic image, love it.

Rende Plus
10 38 4 Netherlands
15 May 2013 8:16PM
Beautiful detail and tones, and that background works very well; a beauty!
tonyng Plus
7 10 2 United Kingdom
19 May 2013 6:49PM
Wonderful work. Like the subtle texture.
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
21 May 2013 11:53AM
Stunning shot! Makes a great composition! Grin
helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
23 May 2013 9:06PM
Shadow House Creations produce some wonderful textured layers - the thing to do now is to start to build a file of your own - its amazing what you find when you set out to photograph textures for using in your own work.
Well done with this - it works very well SmileSmile
NeilWigan Plus
7 17 16 England
23 May 2013 11:55PM
Good work but be careful its addictive.Smile
25 May 2013 12:25PM
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
26 May 2013 11:49AM
Well, all your work and attention to presentation has paid off so well, Bob: a beautiful head of rhododendron blooms and so attractively presented too.
17 Jun 2013 9:03PM
I detest the expression, but, omg!
AnnChown Plus
8 203 1 United Kingdom
23 Jul 2013 9:31PM
A superbly taken image enhanced so well by your textured layer! A ++++
Lovely processing Bob GrinGrinGrin

22 Apr 2014 5:30PM
Super detail and so well presented, a little gem.......

4 Jul 2014 5:59AM
This one is really great, brilliant on your portfolio.

6 Jun 2015 5:44PM
Wonderful work here, very fine image!!

Dave Wink

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