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For MOM

By G3
Just had a birthday for Mom--96. She has advanced Alzhimers but I hope she saw these

Tags: Landscape and travel Night and low light

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casson 14 3 United Kingdom
1 Mar 2007 4:03PM
Nice I like the candles they give the roses a nice soft light
User_Removed 16 825 Lithuania
2 Mar 2007 3:25AM
...an awful thing for anybody to receive towards the end of a honest and long life... my dad received the same... my thoughts are with you!
A Booth 18 11 4 United Kingdom
5 Mar 2007 4:40PM
excellent - well lit well composed image and a wonderful tribute.
moglen Plus
14 14 1
6 Mar 2007 10:13AM
Wonderful picture, brought a lump to my throat. glen x
una 17 10 United Kingdom
8 Mar 2007 9:22PM
What a lovely thought and nice capture.
Una.
KingArthur 14 8 Malta
10 Mar 2007 5:27PM
Wonderful image, lovely soft lighting and mood ... fit for the occasion.

Joe
BEVZED 13 1.1k United Kingdom
15 Mar 2007 9:40AM
a lovely thoughtful composition well captured, I hope she did too,
Beverley
bricjen 14 United States
20 Mar 2007 2:11AM
Beautiful and romantic.
cats_123 Plus
16 5.0k 30 Northern Ireland
28 Mar 2007 11:19PM
nice sentiment, wish her well

well composed
jeff
Rock 18 10 2 England
30 Mar 2007 5:45AM
Nice thought !

Rock
30 Mar 2007 9:27PM
Captured the occasion well. I'm sure she enjoyed the occassion. My mum went through the same.
Rosey
thorn 16 124 2 Scotland
1 Apr 2007 6:25PM
Hi Gerry,
Hope your well and your mum had a brilliant birthday with you.This photograph is wonderful and soft,beautiful roses for a lovely lady of 96 years young.Lovely photographic tribute for your mums birthday.Take care.AnnSmile
moni 13
7 Apr 2007 6:11PM
a lovely idea- beautiful warm tones, well done!
trissie 14 United Kingdom
10 Apr 2007 9:07AM
A lovely thoughtful sentiment for your Mum's 96th Birthday.

Trish x
Simon-Gimson 14 236 1 England
23 Apr 2007 6:45PM
this has got real beauty the lighting works so well love shot nice one Smile
kevski 14 14 United Kingdom
24 Apr 2007 10:50PM
Lovely exposure,lovely shot for your mum.
kev.
rikewoo 17 347 1 United Kingdom
8 May 2007 5:59PM
Lovely sentiment and well thought out.

Ken
GeorgeRusky 14 1 4
11 May 2007 9:13PM
Hi Gerry,
Excellent shot
Cheers
george
mikbee 13 3 8 Scotland
20 May 2007 5:24AM
Yes it was a nice thought.Good composition with the candles in relation to the roses.
Mick.
GeorgeRusky 14 1 4
28 May 2007 3:19PM
Hi,
Nice photo.
Good lighting and composition. Lovely colors too.
Thank you for your comments.
George
30 May 2007 6:09PM
Nice shot.
Haydn
ChristineL 15 39 United Kingdom
31 May 2007 5:30PM
a very romantic image, love the candlelight,
Chris.
glazzaro 15 70 23 United States
13 Jun 2007 7:57PM
I am sure in her own way she did, nice shot and very thoughtful! Spot on! Click!!!

Greg
iajacks 15 24 England
15 Jun 2007 12:15PM
well its a very well exposed shot so hopefully she did see it.

well done ian
rikewoo 17 347 1 United Kingdom
28 Jun 2007 5:31PM
Very emotive image. Good work.
Ken
jimPat 15 8 1 Scotland
12 Jul 2007 11:07PM
Mothers are hard to beat ! - best wishes JP
chensuriashi Plus
14 328 18 England
17 Jul 2007 12:19AM
Lovely shot Happy Birthday Mom Cheers to a good few more too.

Chen.
Brilane 14 5 12 Wales
25 Jul 2007 2:00AM
Lovely sentiment, hope that she had a comfortable birthday.
Beautiful picture.
Brian
Dave87 13 42 5 England
29 Jul 2007 7:46PM
Those of us who have been there will really appreciate the SP and smashing photo.
Spot on according to 57 others including me.
Dave.
meadowman 13 1
3 Aug 2007 1:00AM
hope she did see them,a lovely gift to herSmile

gazSmile
Nettles 13 England
5 Aug 2007 9:30AM
A lovely image, super lighting.
Annette
GlynnisFrith 14 23 3 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2007 9:41PM
Nice thought
Glynnis
iajacks 15 24 England
7 Aug 2007 11:39AM
an effective image with good detail in the candels and is as a good DOF.

well put together shot ian
TonyFrith 13 3 6 United Kingdom
8 Aug 2007 6:00PM
superb lighting & nice thought
Tony
dawnmichelle 13 12 United States
1 Sep 2007 10:47PM
Lovely pic and thought, the candles give the roses that something special. Your MOM would be proud.
Dawn Michelle
A perfect gift for her. Great shot I wish her all the best.

Richie.
10 Sep 2007 11:07AM
Aw nice thought i hope she saw them also

Rune
nickyv32 Plus
13 135 England
28 Sep 2007 8:32PM
96 years young and I bet she saw them. Mums know best and I bet she is proud of you.
Very touching and the lump in my throat gets bigger.............Thoughts are with you.
Nicky
30 Sep 2007 11:29PM
A beautiful sentiment, well captured.

Michael
Ceciliat 15 6 Philippines
1 Oct 2007 1:47AM
A beautiful gift, wish her all the best...
Well put together...
Cesie
daringdaphne 16 82 United Kingdom
1 Oct 2007 9:55PM
I really like this: the way the brown at the edges enhances shapes. Very Nice work. "Well: they are there for her in case she has a lucid moment. Grand age too! God bless.





(*.*)D
1 Oct 2007 11:12PM
Excellent exposure Gerry, sorry to hear of the Alzheimer's its so hard for the families, what a wonderful age, this is a lovely tribute to her, Adrian
beaglebug 13 3 United Kingdom
10 Oct 2007 10:33PM
Superb shot. I'm sure your mum loved it.
Angie
helenlinda Plus
13 367 22 United Kingdom
29 Oct 2007 9:24AM
Lovely soft gentle image, which I'm sure reflects your wishes for your Mum
Helen
TelStar 15 116 United Kingdom
4 Nov 2007 3:42PM
Nice one Gerry; congrats.

Tel*
Rock 18 10 2 England
18 Nov 2007 5:27PM
Bless her.

Rock
kinfatric 16 550 9 Scotland
22 Nov 2007 7:26PM
lovely Gerry
sammy87 12 United Kingdom
2 Dec 2007 12:49AM
A beautifully stunning romantic picture - certainly makes my heart melt!
John_Frid 14 514 57 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2007 12:34PM
A lovely thought and well photographed.
John
Strobe 13 1.3k United States
14 Dec 2007 2:28PM
You have captured a great moment !!
Marc
JudeC 13 6 3 England
18 Dec 2007 7:34AM
What a lovely thought - beautiful image - Jude.
clur 13 12 United Kingdom
21 Dec 2007 8:00AM
Have # 100 on me.
Claire x
bayleaf 13 8 United Kingdom
24 Dec 2007 12:05PM
I hope so too. What a lovely thing to do Smile

Best wishes,

John
WelshKiwi 12 3.2k 2 Wales
26 Dec 2007 11:56AM
Ditto the same thoughts, My Nan did as well, and I love the image. Wish I could do stuff like this.

Lee
GalleryGirl 13 4 2 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2007 8:35PM
Happy Birthday to your Mum - bless her heart. This is a super image and I hope she saw it too. I'm sure she's very proud.
Marilyn x
tom67 13 1 England
29 Dec 2007 10:42PM
Wow! Great shot, great exposure and a worthy cause, hope she saw them too
User_Removed 16 386 2 United Kingdom
1 Jan 2008 2:41PM
Happy New Year Gerry, From Deefer & Me. Smile
AnneWorner 13 620 43 United States
18 Jan 2008 1:45AM
How is your mom doing - my mother-in-law had Alzheimers, but she's gone now. Difficult to see a loved one with this disease. This image was a nice way to show you care.
Anne
graff 13 2 France
28 Jan 2008 8:21AM
what can one say! God Bless to her sir!
Moj_o 12 10 United Kingdom
8 Mar 2008 9:06PM
How lovely is that Smile

Betty
30 Mar 2008 4:42PM
Beautiful

Graeme
27 Apr 2008 2:57AM
Very nice composition, the colors and details are stunning.
jdh2 14 1 1 United States
2 May 2008 2:10AM
excellent use of lighting.

Jerry
MickS 15 23 14 England
4 May 2008 9:37PM
Watcha Gerry,
rather excellent still life set up, well worked out and executed.
best
Mick
photophantom 12 108 3 Philippines
22 Aug 2008 12:41AM
Very sweet bday gift to your mom. God bless her....
28 Aug 2008 12:13PM
I hope your Mum saw them too...Bless her.
Gill
21 Sep 2008 9:55PM
superb stil life image great lighting effect
55jase 15 188 2 United Kingdom
29 Sep 2008 11:47PM
I wish your mum well. A beautiful image.
Jase
SFd 13 10 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2008 8:26AM
Yes I agree a beautiful image.
Steve
jan5 12
11 Oct 2008 11:49PM
Beautiful romantic looking picture , Jan x
sillygirl 12 9 Sweden
28 Oct 2008 3:38PM
This is just beautiful.
Marie
cassiecat 12 39 46 England
28 Dec 2008 9:47PM
the candles add to the image and add a nice glow.lesley
13 Feb 2009 2:53AM
amazingly beautiful!
Animalsmagic 10 2 1 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2010 7:03PM
A wonderful sentiment, a very beautiful image too

Mark
25 Feb 2011 9:44PM
Beautiful
ZoeKemp 8 31 England
10 Nov 2012 9:41AM
stunning

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