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andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2012 8:02AM
brilliant comp barbara wonderful colours and tones belting detail a real cracker nice one Wink

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morpheus1955 11 3 2 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2012 8:03AM
Cracking shot Barbara, I love the idea of a gardener wearing a top hat Smile I guess that's modern fashion!

Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
25 Jul 2012 8:05AM
Almost surreal and well captured, Barbara, the placement of the guy is perfect. The seem to use poles/totems frequently in memorials nowadays.

SlowSong Plus
9 7.4k 30 England
25 Jul 2012 8:08AM
Gardening's got real cool these days. Smile
EAS 9 1 13 Scotland
25 Jul 2012 8:15AM
What a well composed image. This garden wouldn't appeal to me I fear. I guess anything goes when you're young and want to be noticed as modern, forward thinking and creative! Trying to work out how I'd be able to get into the flower borders to weed while wearing a hat of that sort too, though at least it might stop the local midgies getting into my hair and biting my scalp! Grin

fentiger Plus
17 918 24 England
25 Jul 2012 8:20AM
At first glance I thought it was a female ~ guess I am getting old too Wink A fine composition with lots of interest.

CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
25 Jul 2012 8:20AM
How strange, Barbs, not my idea of a garden Sad Carol
moiral 8 12 Scotland
25 Jul 2012 8:24AM
I never know what to make of that type of stuff either Barbara. Well captured. Moira
CaroleS Plus
8 433 3 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2012 8:29AM
Well composed, I suppose birds would love those lovely tall 'posts'. I am thinking how hard it would be to look after it!
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
25 Jul 2012 8:38AM
Some modern 'art work' leaves me wondering too, Barbara, in fact most of it does: but a nicely captured shot as he contemplates his creation.
Trev_B 11 151 68 England
25 Jul 2012 8:42AM
lovely colours and comp Barbs.... I'm with you, I just don't get it ....looks like my back lawn with postsSmile

Fefe Plus
6 23 31 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2012 8:44AM
Now I do like ThisGrinGrinGrin
Fefe Plus
6 23 31 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2012 8:44AM
Its a GemGrin
Richsr 11 91 223 England
25 Jul 2012 8:45AM
Well composed here barbara
Regards Richard
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2012 9:05AM
I like his style! Gardening in a top hat, so obvious when you think about it...
I like the masts too.
Lovely processing for the textures.
woolybill1 Plus
11 23 72 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2012 9:19AM
Charming and stylish. The tones are pretty good, too, especially the dark greens and purples in the f/g - nicely restrained. The combination of all the verticals almost makes one forget that the composition is horizontal Smile
Just like Albert, my first thought was that you had found a gardeneress!
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2012 9:28AM
I've come back again, this has to get my UA. There's something so English about the eccentricity, he could bea character in Alice in Wonderland.
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2012 10:16AM
I think I am very much the same as you with age and uncertainty of what is going on but the Woollybill's are always so very spot on with their comments and I sorta like the imageSmile
Herge88 11 40 4 England
25 Jul 2012 10:29AM
There is almost an Alice in Wonderland quality to this. I like it.

Best Matt
saeidNL 8 3 Netherlands
25 Jul 2012 10:54AM
Fantastic and great capture,Barbara ,very well done,
25 Jul 2012 10:56AM
One of those things you either love or hate Barbara. Sometimes its nice to see something different. This shot nicely captured though Smile

mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
25 Jul 2012 11:00AM
I suppose it was only a matter of time before all this ''arty farty'' stuff reached garden designing !!
Poor old Percy Thrower will be turning in his grave !!
25 Jul 2012 11:03AM
i thought he was aking you if him bum looked big in this!! English eccentricity at its best mefinks

oops another two UA's get the bottle opened Barbara TongueWink

paskinmj 9 11 1 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2012 12:17PM
Good spot.
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
25 Jul 2012 1:01PM
He does look rather eccentric, doesn't he? A superb composition and capture, Barbs Wink
Trev Smile
This is brilliant ... a great and unique portrait used in this kind of manner.
25 Jul 2012 1:09PM
Super comp and capture. Jamie
25 Jul 2012 2:03PM
Very weird well over my head.
LynneJoyce Plus
10 20 99 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2012 2:36PM
A wonderfully eccentric garden to sretch the imagination of the average 'lawn with flower borders' type. Beautifully composed and captured.
Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2012 2:40PM

Quote:I suppose it was only a matter of time before all this ''arty farty'' stuff reached garden designing !!
Poor old Percy Thrower will be turning in!
In fact my long dead aunt used to rush in to watch him!
Glad to see other members are trying to work it all out.
We all like to be cool and with it but sometimes it takes a leap of faith!
Well Barbara you've set a cat -sorry - I mean Hat among the pigeons!

achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
25 Jul 2012 2:41PM
Nice one Barbara.


AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2012 3:09PM
Ooooo - I love this Barbara! The composition is superb with those ship masts and with the designer dressed in that wonderfully eccentric way! It has to have my UA for today!! Smile
Billyray 10 70 3 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2012 4:19PM
Not my cup of tea Barbara, I much prefer the formal garden arrangement. I too thought it was a woman. Love Mikbee's comment. Congrats on three user awards.
xwang 9 56 8
25 Jul 2012 4:49PM
Excellentlly taken, beautiful colour and light.. I like the the atmosphere that you created here...Barbara.
pdcche 7 4 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2012 5:29PM
Nice composition Babs, strange garden layout, Peter..
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
25 Jul 2012 5:49PM
making his own statement---

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25 Jul 2012 7:08PM
A strange garden Barbara, and your image is well composed and captured
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2012 9:34PM
Such a wonderful capture Barbara
PaulLiley 9 2 13 United Kingdom
26 Jul 2012 9:53AM
Interesting and slightly quirky. Its good to be different. Like it. paul
26 Jul 2012 11:15AM
Awesome photo! Here one can learn how to build a composition in different way! SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
LexEquine 12 19 United States
26 Jul 2012 4:41PM
'Excellent color Capture & Compo' ~ LEx Wink
pascalg Plus
10 37 France
26 Jul 2012 5:59PM
dunno why, but I quite like this...
very pleasant to look at
annettep38 Plus
7 218 40 Costa Rica
26 Jul 2012 11:34PM
looks like a film scene, Jaques Tati I guess.
very well composed.
Ayoob 7 Australia
27 Jul 2012 12:29AM
I agree with all comments Barbara -very well done..............GrinWink
ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
27 Jul 2012 3:58PM
I saw many a presentation at the garden festival which left many a question mark over my head.

Very well shot this, though Smile


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