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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 3 223 15
7 May 2013 1:59PM
Beautiful detail in every flower a really stunning image...John

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bazmo 8 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.
Beautiful image Robert, excellent detail,
ColleenA Plus
4 319 4 Australia
7 May 2013 2:52PM
A very pretty image. Well done
boov Plus
3 2 United Kingdom
7 May 2013 3:06PM
Excellent... brilliant
7 May 2013 3:14PM
Beautifully done
richmowil Plus
7 310 1 England
7 May 2013 3:17PM
Good detail, colour and composition!! Nice processing!! Nice image!! I like it a lot!!
LynneJoyce Plus
8 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 7 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 4 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 6 8 101 Wales
7 May 2013 6:12PM
Stunning capture Bob.


xwang 7 55 8
7 May 2013 6:17PM
That's really beautiful.. great work!
6 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
9 91 223 England
7 May 2013 7:12PM
Like the details and textures here Bob, good work
Regards Richard
zapar40 6 66 5 Wales
7 May 2013 7:19PM
Beautifully done, Bob.
7 May 2013 7:30PM
Beautiful detail
Caziwinkles 4 3 1 United Kingdom
7 May 2013 8:09PM
This is just lovely! Very well done! Smile

4 3 7 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
4 4.0k 8 United Kingdom
7 May 2013 9:25PM
A great result, love it.Smile

mooreish 4 2 United Kingdom
7 May 2013 10:17PM
Pin sharp, Good image well done and thanks for sharing it
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
8 May 2013 4:35AM
Excellent photo this one !!
CaroleS Plus
6 423 3 United Kingdom
8 May 2013 7:54AM
Such a lovely rhododendron image.Smile
BarbaraR 10 17 1 England
8 May 2013 5:56PM
wowee, yes, gorgeous !

8 May 2013 6:47PM
Absolutely a fabulous composition !
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
8 May 2013 10:56PM
Lovely tones and well chosen POV !
Suehh 9 39 6 England
10 May 2013 3:24AM
So beautiful Bob. Congrats for the well deserved awards. Sue
tonyng Plus
6 8 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
9 323 1 United Kingdom
12 May 2013 7:17PM
Beautiful image
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
13 May 2013 6:28AM
So very beautifully captured Bob and presented
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
14 May 2013 7:01PM
Superb shot Bob.GrinGrin
pamelajean Plus
10 969 1832 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.
15 May 2013 5:19PM
A wonderful composition, very well presented.
myrab 10 United Kingdom
15 May 2013 5:42PM
Fantastic image, love it.

Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
15 May 2013 8:16PM
Beautiful detail and tones, and that background works very well; a beauty!
tonyng Plus
6 8 2 United Kingdom
19 May 2013 6:49PM
Wonderful work. Like the subtle texture.
Chinga Plus
5 3 1 United Kingdom
21 May 2013 11:53AM
Stunning shot! Makes a great composition! Grin
helenlinda Plus
9 344 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
6 13 15 England
23 May 2013 11:55PM
Good work but be careful its addictive.Smile
25 May 2013 12:25PM
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 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.
Pinnace 7 12 Wales
17 Jun 2013 9:03PM
I detest the expression, but, omg!
AnnChown Plus
6 199 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.......

Golgoon 2 2 Iran, Islamic Republic Of
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!!

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