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A green day in the Park

By ColleenA
Good morning....
Thank you for your continued support ....also a big thank you to Maureen (HarrietH) for her UA...much appreciated.
On Friday I spent a wonderful day in the company of our "green" Isabel (Chinga)...she took me to Holland park which had lots of green and we spent some time in the Japanese Kyoto garden. one of the most beautiful gardens I have been to.
Apologies for the big upload but so many images to share
You will notice the heron in V1 looking longingly at the Koi in V1
The last two versions are of Isabel
We are leaving London today for Marrakesh in Morocco...I have had a wonderful time here...great epz friends, nice restaurants and three theatre shows.
Have a nice dayGrinGrin

Tags: Flowers and plants Kyoto gardens Holland park

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Comments


15 Jun 2014 8:46AM
This is really beautiful, Colleen - so well composed and such lovely 'greens'!!
Isabel did you proud!!Smile
Enjoy your time in Morocco!

RichardSmile

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andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
15 Jun 2014 8:50AM
wonderful set colleen brilliant detail super colours and tones v5 and v11 for me today looks like you had a brilliant time two crackers nice ones Wink
andy
bobsblues 6 10 2 United Kingdom
15 Jun 2014 8:52AM
A good set to remember us by Colleen have a good flight .
Rob
15 Jun 2014 8:52AM
A good series to end your stay!
Lots to which you can look forward on your fabulous holiday.
Not sure if Morocco is ready for the Colleen invasion!
Safe travels.
15 Jun 2014 8:57AM
Super set of images Colleen,
Fred.
15 Jun 2014 9:10AM
A great set
Ilived near by for many years but it never looked this good
OK it was in the70's
15 Jun 2014 9:11AM
A really lovely set of Holland Park Colleen, the heron is superbSmile and lots of greens as wellWink

Danny
rontear Plus
13 8 7 England
15 Jun 2014 9:23AM
Excellent variety Colleen, V3 for me. You certainly are not skimping with your camera. Enjoy Marrakech, fascinating especially the night food market at Place Jemaa El Fna. (use high ISO setting and be careful, they can be verbally aggressive to image taking use a long lens)
Ron
NDODS Plus
5 4.9k 125 United Kingdom
15 Jun 2014 9:25AM
A beautiful set of images each one had been very well observed and photographed. I particularly like the opening image, beautifully calming.

Regards and thanks for sharing

Nathan GrinGrinGrin
gwynn56 4 87 England
15 Jun 2014 10:11AM
beautiful set of images Smile
Lillian Plus
6 21 17 United Kingdom
15 Jun 2014 10:31AM
All remarkably beautiful and even wildlife...Wink
have a great next part of your holiday and try to relax with RobGrin
in between all the photos and memories
Lillian
mistere Plus
2 1 3 England
15 Jun 2014 10:44AM
Love the Kyoto garden and the brilliant smile on Isabels face in v13.
Another excellent set Colleen.
Safe Journey.

Dave.
15 Jun 2014 10:50AM
Japanese gardens are wonderful places to spend tranquil time for sure Colleen look forward to the Marrakesh shots

Graham
ade123 Plus
3 262 1 United Kingdom
15 Jun 2014 10:54AM
A fantastic set of images Colleen. Every one of them a joy to view

Ade
netta1234 Plus
4 310 2 Wales
15 Jun 2014 10:55AM
What a beautiful set to finish your happy time in London.
It look's like you've spent another great day with EPZ 's member Isabel,that look's a lovely and very happy lady to spend time with.
I am sure you've both enjoyed itSmile
NettaSmile
excellent set of captures Colleen
Glad you've enjoyed your stay in the UK

Enjoy Marrakesh

David
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
15 Jun 2014 10:58AM
Another fine set of memories, Colleen. v6 and v11 stood out for me.

Dave
SlowSong Plus
7 6.1k 29 England
15 Jun 2014 11:04AM
What a fine set of images Colleen. I've not been to this park so I'll have to put it on my list.
x
All wonderful set a lesson in beauty and fellowship.top marks


Billy
marktc Plus
5 85 14 United Kingdom
15 Jun 2014 11:11AM
Glad you enjoyed your time here and another fantastic set to leave is with. Safe travelling and take good care of yourselves
Mollycat Plus
2 11 2 United Kingdom
15 Jun 2014 11:17AM
Magnificent set to end your stay, enjoyed viewing them all, nice to see a bit of wild life included. Enjoy Morocco, don't get lost in the Souk. Its huge.
Peter GrinGrinGrin
Chinga Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
15 Jun 2014 11:55AM
What a great "green" set Collen! Wonderful all over!
V1, 6, 8, and 9 are my favorites... You made Holland Park look amazing through your lense... GrinGrinGrin
I had a great day, wishing you and Bob a safe onwards trip, and I look forward to see your shots of Morocco... So much colour there!
Isabel
15 Jun 2014 12:04PM
Beautiful series,.
Sylvia
15 Jun 2014 12:33PM
What a wonderful looking place this is Colleen Smile A great set of images, thanks for sharing these - and your other London images - with us Smile
Enjoy Marrakech, there's lots to see and do, especially around Jemaa El Fna - but don't be getting ripped off by those snake-charmers, or lost in the maze of alleyways in the nearby Souks! Wink A visit to the Majorelle Gardens north west of the Medina is a must, it's only a couple of minutes walk from the hustle and bustle of the traffic, but is so peaceful Smile
Trev Smile
lonely_oryx 8 61 54 England
15 Jun 2014 12:40PM
Excellent set
15 Jun 2014 12:41PM
V1 - is awesome. Great set.
Nikonuser1 Plus
3 20 10 United Kingdom
15 Jun 2014 12:43PM
A great set of images Colleen, V1 and V11 being my favoritesSmile

Cliff
15 Jun 2014 1:17PM
A really lovely set Colleen, and a smashing venue.

John Smile
LynneJoyce Plus
7 20 99 United Kingdom
15 Jun 2014 1:47PM
Nice set. V1 is picture postcard stuff.
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
15 Jun 2014 2:53PM
A truly wonderful set of images, Colleen, each and every one a winner. Carol
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
15 Jun 2014 2:53PM
wOW! a very fancy park!
15 Jun 2014 3:40PM
A brilliant set of images to end your stay here in Blighty Colleen, absolutely love V1, so tranquil and so green. Safe trip to Morocco. Look forward to seeing wonderful colour shots from you from there.
Lynne
15 Jun 2014 4:09PM
What a beautiful park. For green lovers it is a paradise. (I am one).

Maureen
15 Jun 2014 5:17PM
what a lovely collection of images, really beautiful SmileSmileSmile

paul
Irishkate Plus
5 33 96 United Kingdom
15 Jun 2014 5:28PM
A wonderfully varied set of images and great to see Isabel (Chinga)
in that lovely garden. Lots of favourites , V4, V8 (Comma butterfly I think), V9 with the peacock through that lovely 'fence', V11 my absolute artistic favourite and V13 & 14 with Isabel.
I envy you tour trip to Morocco someplace I've always fancied.
Look forward to the pic!
Kate GrinGrinGrinGrin
tomcat 10 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
15 Jun 2014 6:42PM
What a delightful set of images Colleen

Holland park in all it's beautySmile

Adrian
Maiwand Plus
9 3 71 England
15 Jun 2014 7:20PM
Excellent series of images Colleen. Hop you have a great time in Morocco.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron
JuBarney Plus
4 18 3 United Kingdom
15 Jun 2014 7:36PM
A really lovely set and V1 is so beautiful, and the close up of the heron.
I hope you love Morocco; I have been wanting to go for several years so longing to see your photos.
Ju
ali63 Plus
4 739 1 United Kingdom
15 Jun 2014 8:04PM
A superb set Colleen enjoy the next stage of your holiday SmileSmileSmile

Ali
15 Jun 2014 8:17PM
A beautiful set Colleen, look forward to seeing more from your travels.

Jenny Smile
15 Jun 2014 9:03PM
A fabulous set Colleen GrinGrin
Safe journey and look forward to sharing the rest of your travels with you through your photos.

Kathryn
BIGRY1 Plus
4 3 7 United Kingdom
15 Jun 2014 9:56PM
No need to apologise for the big upload, I always look forward to see what you have been up toWink A great set, with loads of varietyGrin
Ryan
15 Jun 2014 10:18PM
Great set, Colleen.

Fred
Bantu Plus
2 6 1 India
16 Jun 2014 3:44AM
Colleen all captures,superb.

Vikram
nonur Plus
7 15 9 Turkey
16 Jun 2014 6:30AM
A stunning set, Colleen. Excellent compositions and colours, wish I had another UA to give.
16 Jun 2014 10:07AM
What a wonderful set here Colleen, lovely to see other photographers too. I love the Japenese garden too.

Hope you have time to relax now Patty GrinGrinGrinGrin
viscostatic 9 33 5 United Kingdom
16 Jun 2014 6:36PM
A beautiful set Colleen. V6, 7 and 9 my favourites.

Phil.

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