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solstice

By andylea
as it's the longest day tomorow i tought it would be good to celebrate the sun this one is from conder green hope you like it
many many thanks for all the cc for a beach i'll never tyre of they are all so very very much appreciated Wink
andy

Tags: General Close-up and macro Landscape and travel

Voters: beckybookins, soulofharmony, SpiroSpiteri and 157 more

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Comments


soulofharmony 6 22 1 Norfolk Island
20 Jun 2011 7:34PM
what a perspective ...!!!!!
super image ...


Nikki !!!

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SpiroSpiteri 5 1 2 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2011 7:35PM
Andy, Andy, Andy! Love it - such a nice idea not to mention very well taken!

Gets my vote mate..

SPi x
AJG Plus
7 6 Scotland
20 Jun 2011 7:40PM
Stunning!
20 Jun 2011 7:41PM
what a brilliant shot, so simple yet very effective.
Great inspirational shot Andy.
Rick
ATHERTON 8 1 1 England
20 Jun 2011 7:43PM
gives that warm feeling inside great shot
kev
Lillian Plus
7 21 17 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2011 7:44PM
Exceptional Andy a shot in a million
well done
Lillian
jackitec 8 16 Spain
20 Jun 2011 7:45PM
Great shot and yes we are heading back to winterSad

Jack.
Trev_B 9 148 68 England
20 Jun 2011 7:50PM
Wel Andy you must have got down and dirty for this shot. Excellent POV and such a nice take on the dandelion clock.

Trev
pdcche 5 4 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2011 7:50PM
Stunning Andy, great angle of shot, what a beauty.. Peter
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
20 Jun 2011 7:57PM
A superb image, Andy, this will go far. Carol
20 Jun 2011 7:57PM
Wow! another golden beauty!
Doreen.
baclark 7 3.7k 24 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2011 7:59PM
Stunning Andy I love it!!
Barbara
Shellio 5 2 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2011 8:05PM
Wow, this is a stunning image Andy, excellent work!
Shell
20 Jun 2011 8:05PM
Fantastic Andy.Well done..Lin
20 Jun 2011 8:05PM
Nicely captured, like the fine details.

HeathSmile
Glyn1 7 4 1 England
20 Jun 2011 8:09PM
Its a cracker Andy, love the comp and superb colour.

Glyn
20 Jun 2011 8:10PM
deserves the votes to pour in.
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
20 Jun 2011 8:11PM
Hope your back is OK after bending to capture this beauty, Andy: very original approach and very artistic too.
Ronnie.
mondmagu 6 74 Ireland
20 Jun 2011 8:13PM
This is superb Andy.Beautiful detail.Nice to see someone is getting sunshine,it is miserable here in Dublin.

Des
JackieB 6 18 3 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2011 8:29PM
Great effect you have created here Andy, I especially like the top part of the clock. Superb

Jackie
imagio 9 12 1 England
20 Jun 2011 8:36PM
Wow this is awesome Andy, love the angle

Bernie
ANNIEKERR 5 6 Ireland
20 Jun 2011 8:37PM
Oh waow Andy - love it!!! Smile
lianna 6 13 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2011 8:41PM
OMG WOW!!!! i actually said that out loud to the point my partner came and looked and went WOW too!!! Andy this is an absolutely superb image!!! I LOVE it!!!! x x x
AshTree 6 1.7k 6 England
20 Jun 2011 8:50PM
What a spectacular shot! Andy you have excelled yourself with this one!!! Fabulous!
Theresa
moiral 6 12 Scotland
20 Jun 2011 8:50PM
Absolutely stunning shot Andy. Moira
User_Removed 8 26 2 United States
20 Jun 2011 8:59PM
This is quite different from your usual, Andy. It is such a dramatic view of a dandelion - superb!
Christina
Alvar 9 23 2 France
20 Jun 2011 9:14PM
Great to see your lovely images again Andy
Alvar
Martyn_U 7 7 England
20 Jun 2011 9:28PM
Simply brilliant Andy.

Martyn
DaveMead 7 23 14 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2011 9:32PM
Clever stuff Andy, brilliant work.
Dave
franfoto 8 2 32 England
20 Jun 2011 10:17PM
A spectacular shot.

Fran
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
20 Jun 2011 10:19PM
Stunning image.

Ann
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 9 10 England
20 Jun 2011 10:38PM
A real stunner Andy even in thumbnail, but large is fantastic.
Joan.
20 Jun 2011 10:45PM
Awesome Andy, what a great idea and execution.
Adrian
20 Jun 2011 10:57PM
Just when i thought I'd seen all the possible takes on the simple dandelion, you post this corker of an image! Wonderful photography Andy, m8.
Alun
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
20 Jun 2011 11:40PM
This is BEYOND FANTASTIC!
Jennnn
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
20 Jun 2011 11:47PM
A first class close up Andy.
Excellent stuff.
Mick.
BarryC123 8 43 25 Ireland
20 Jun 2011 11:51PM
Great shot, Andy.
lesliea 6 2 Australia
20 Jun 2011 11:53PM
Just stunning Andy.
Allen.Smile
helenlinda Plus
9 343 22 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2011 11:54PM
Stunning capture Andy Smile
Helen
21 Jun 2011 12:21AM
Lovely image Andy...........Sandy
21 Jun 2011 1:26AM
Very striking Andy......John
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
21 Jun 2011 5:36AM
Superb light and comp

Peter
21 Jun 2011 6:20AM
Simply superb Andy - love it !

Chris
21 Jun 2011 7:35AM
Yes! the artist heart, Andy! great idea to combine two different topics: dandelion and golden Sun, the result is fantastic!

Gabriel
morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2011 8:06AM
Absolutely stunning Andy, I love it Smile

Hugh
Ray42 8 3 England
21 Jun 2011 8:08AM
An excellent and stunning shot Andy - very creative too - congratulations on the well deserved UA's
franken Plus
13 3.9k 4 Wales
21 Jun 2011 8:40AM
Superb!

Ken
gingerdelight 10 298 11 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2011 9:50AM
Wow Andy! This is just superb! Very well done indeed!
Carol
21 Jun 2011 10:58AM
Yes well i will never tyre TongueWink of images like these Andy its a cracker well done mate a real pleasuree to view GrinGrinGrin

Graham
Chinga Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2011 11:09AM
You've made a dandelion's rosette look like a piece of art.
It's a most surreal beautiful piece of work presented. Bravo!
IB
21 Jun 2011 11:24AM
Stunning effect, a great shot Andy.

Len
Anna62 5 1 Australia
21 Jun 2011 12:01PM
Im positively drooling here Andy!!! That is MAGNIFICENT!!!!!
21 Jun 2011 12:25PM
Top of the class with this true winner
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2011 12:30PM
knew it was your from thumbnail Andy, this is a stunning.
regards
Yung
21 Jun 2011 12:43PM
Superb! Brilliant stuff Andy, well done.

Jim.
johncob 6 18 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2011 12:51PM
Andy Very cleaver and well done. John
Devon_Wild 5 8 1 England
21 Jun 2011 2:03PM
Mighty fine image Andy, quite superb............Rob
Techno Plus
7 1.7k 8 England
21 Jun 2011 2:28PM
Brilliant idea that works brilliantly, top shot my friend.Wink
Regards Mal
PinkK 7 80 1 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2011 2:35PM
Excellent shot!
Kaleena
luckybry 6 3 Scotland
21 Jun 2011 2:41PM
pure class
bryan
Ridgeway 9 222 2 Ireland
21 Jun 2011 3:27PM
If I had my award to give this would be well in the running actually think it would get it, mate,brilliant,

Aidan,,
User_Removed 12 386 2 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2011 4:16PM
A very clever picture.

Lucien
Brian65 7 2 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2011 4:27PM
WOW! WOW! WOW! what more can i say, except BRILLIANT!!
Brian
danbrann Plus
11 616 17
21 Jun 2011 5:28PM
Well worthy of all the votes and comments.
stunning image andy,your pov is awesome,well done indeed.ray
21 Jun 2011 7:00PM
An amazing image with fabulous light.
Have a well deserved UA on me.
LexEquine 10 19 United States
21 Jun 2011 8:10PM
"TOP Shot!"...LEx Smile
saeidNL 6 3 Netherlands
21 Jun 2011 8:40PM
Good Evening Andy
WOOOOOO
What stunning image love the colour ,detail and light in this one,very well done,
saeid
Yogendra 12 22 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2011 8:40PM
Superb.
Anjantoo 8 7 1 England
21 Jun 2011 9:21PM
Absolutely stunning work Andy!
Jann
xxx
acousticmist 6 10 1 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2011 9:29PM
Excellent shot, well done..............Martin
22 Jun 2011 12:08AM
Simply stunning!!

Lesley
DanielD 6 1 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2011 1:16AM
well ... that's mean a good picture

Regards Daniel
xwang 7 55 8
22 Jun 2011 11:52AM
Very creative image, I have never seen anybody taken this kind of seeds in this way before... Excellent!
kinfatric 11 550 9 Scotland
22 Jun 2011 1:52PM
Very different
Simple but very effective. A brilliant well conceived shot, Andy. Well deserved of all the awards. Sorry about the late comment but still trying to catch up with everybody.
Steve.
agingrocker 7 12 1
22 Jun 2011 10:02PM
Stunning shot Andy
Antony
PaulLiley 7 2 13 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2011 10:06PM
What a brilliantly innovative shot. So dramatic Andy. paul
wolfy 12 36 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2011 11:08PM
Congrats on all the awards andy, lovely shot, very well captured!
NeilWigan Plus
6 12 15 England
22 Jun 2011 11:26PM
Lovely work in every way Andy.
23 Jun 2011 8:43AM
Outstanding photographic art. A wonderful image. A
SecRATary 5 1 Wales
23 Jun 2011 10:01AM
An outstanding image Andy !

One to be REALLY proud of.

Cheers ...

Dave (R.A.T.S.)
gajewski Plus
11 10 9 United States
23 Jun 2011 7:37PM
A very fresh, creative approach to this subject -- deserving of the awards.
PhillipMinnis 6 94 4 Australia
24 Jun 2011 5:59AM
Andy, this is absolutely stunning! A worthy award-winning image! Brilliant colours, silhouette and composition! Breathtaking!


Cheers

Phil
24 Jun 2011 4:23PM
AMAZING !!! A true awards winner. Gill
that is just magical !!!!! beautiful colours and such a great subject - thank you for your comments which are really appreciated have a good weekend - Jean
James_C 7 36 56 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2011 11:14AM
What a super shot. Absolutely brilliant.

James
Source 6
27 Jun 2011 8:19AM
A stunner!One of my favorites of yours.
-source
Mynett 8 142 6 United Kingdom
27 Jun 2011 4:43PM
one word only ............ wow
27 Jun 2011 9:46PM
Absolutely stunning image - love it.
Tracey
JustDucky 5 8 Canada
28 Jun 2011 3:14AM
great art work AndySmile
Tammy
29 Jun 2011 5:41PM
As I have been away in Europe visiting the grandchildren I missed this upload. You may like to know that I as I was scrolling down the image I thought the top half of the image made a beautiful image also. sylvia
ronnibobs 7 8 United Kingdom
30 Jun 2011 11:10AM
stunner
a stunning and wonderful image- has all elemeWinknts and more-
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
3 Jul 2011 7:13PM
A real stunner Andy, this is straight out of the top drawer
viscostatic 10 34 5 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2011 10:38PM
A beauty.

Phil.
SteveH1978 6 2 3 England
5 Jul 2011 12:02PM
An absolute stunner, wonderful composition and exposure.

Steve
ianrobinson Plus
6 1.2k 8 United Kingdom
10 Jul 2011 5:27PM
WOW, how did i miss this stunning shot and genius idea, more to the point how did the editors of EPZ miss this, because i am sure had they seen this superb piece of work you would have got an Award for it.

Well done that man .

Ian
MartPics 10 7 United Kingdom
20 Jul 2011 5:29PM
I'd missed this one, glad I found it! Nice work.

Martin.
28 Jul 2011 4:01AM
freaking sweet shot man Smile
Wow!! Smile Really love your pictures. Janet Smile
cabmanstu 4 7 United Kingdom
16 Nov 2011 4:39PM
WOW!! Enough said !

Stu.
Lovely detail with a great backlit subject and marvellous colour. Excellent. WesternRed.

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