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Alone with ones Memories

By NDODS    
I have rarely taken the opportunity to upload photographs of flowers, which I must say is somewhat rather sad. Even-though I get a lot of pleasure from capturing flowers I rarely publicise the fact, "Maybe its that Northern attitude" still running through my veins, spelling out "Men are men, and do manly things etc etc"
Anyway I shall endeavour to upload as many as I can as the days roll on.

Whilst here I shall take the opportunity to thank you all for your most gracious and somewhat humbling comments and votes following yesterdays upload. Never in my wildest dreams did I think that this particular series would be so successful. At is at this point that I would like to show my appreciation my mentioning the following people who very kindly presented me with their much welcomed Users Awards: PinkK (Kaleena), Herge88 (Matthew), Sparrowhawk (Steve), PattiW (Patti) meniko (Meniko) Sweetpea (Lin), Tibetan (Leon) and last but by no means least Canonfan (Jim)

I hope that you all have a great day.

Regards Nathan Grin

Tags: Memories Poppy Flowers and plants

Voters: morpheus1955, Badgerfred, CarolG and 101 more

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9 Oct 2012 8:40AM
A little beauty Nathan,

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9 Oct 2012 8:41AM
Beautiful shot Nathan, wonderful colours and excellent detail and the dof is spot on.

CarolG Plus
11 199 20 Greece
9 Oct 2012 8:41AM
This is gorgeous, Nathan, and I look forward to seeing many more floral uploads from you SmileSmile Carol
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
9 Oct 2012 8:44AM
love the colours and detail nathan a beauty nice one Wink
nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
9 Oct 2012 8:48AM
Beautiful against the green background, Nathan! And it has a symbolic title. Sometimes it's good to reveal the romantic aspect.
franken Plus
15 4.5k 4 United Kingdom
9 Oct 2012 8:53AM
Simple and very effective Nathan.

9 Oct 2012 8:57AM
9 Oct 2012 8:59AM
Great beauty in simplicity Smile I love this image Nathan - I always knew you could do it Smile Stunning colour combination and great focus !
fentiger Plus
16 918 24 England
9 Oct 2012 9:02AM
Simple and enjoyable image.

Nathan the soft backdrop sets off this little beauty enhancing its glorious colours, a very big like from me and keep them coming ... Carol GrinGrinGrin
Jasper87 Plus
7 1.9k 150 England
9 Oct 2012 9:16AM
Lovely colour and simple composition, Nathan.

cats_123 Plus
13 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
9 Oct 2012 9:20AM
a fitting end to was all very dark this morning and I dread the arrival of the change in the clocks...this, however, lifts the tone...thank you SmileSmile
Lovely colours, detail and composition, love it
9 Oct 2012 9:48AM
Wonderful detail and capture..........Grin
9 Oct 2012 10:10AM
Really beautifully taken, Nathan. Super compo with lovely colour and detail. I do love it! SmileSmileSmile

Tibetan 5 3 England
9 Oct 2012 10:16AM
My favourite flower presented in a fantastic light, the colours are exquisite against a soft green background, I look forward to more fine photo's like this one!, thank you Natha, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
9 Oct 2012 10:17AM
looking good... lets have some more please
Jocelia Plus
6 2 1 Australia
9 Oct 2012 10:18AM
A pic. here Nathan, the white in the flower ceratinly
gives it impact and makes it special.

ugly Plus
9 9 57 United Kingdom
9 Oct 2012 10:38AM
A timeless image...
Nice backlight to get the hairs to show up..

9 Oct 2012 10:42AM
simple effective detailed and colourful Nathan nicely positioned in frame a pleasure to view

A perfect example of what all brilliant - easy!Smile
Thank you Nathan for the wonderful poem about two birds!Smile
Regards Valery
danbrann Plus
13 636 17
9 Oct 2012 10:54AM
So simple yet so stunning and contrasts so well with the marvellous still life images you have been presenting us with.
9 Oct 2012 10:59AM
Simplicity is the key, along with lovely comp.
a real beauty well done

achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
9 Oct 2012 11:14AM
Composed and exposed with professionable skill Nathan.


CaroleS Plus
7 433 3 United Kingdom
9 Oct 2012 11:33AM
Simple composition but very effective.
PinkK 8 80 1 United Kingdom
9 Oct 2012 11:43AM
SUE118 Plus
9 8 1 United Kingdom
9 Oct 2012 12:17PM
A most beautiful shot, and thank you for your kind comments on my upload today.
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1851 United Kingdom
9 Oct 2012 12:28PM
Almost an abstract with those clean lines and blocks of colour - and then the colour drifts into the softness of the background. Clever image.
Nicely taken and composed. Deep
Super image Nathan
Time to sit back and reflect
Richsr Plus
10 91 223 England
9 Oct 2012 1:23PM
The red stands out well against the green, good details too
Regards Richard
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
9 Oct 2012 1:31PM
Yes---please post more flowers-- this one solos well in it's green environment-- quality!
Fefe Plus
6 23 31 United Kingdom
9 Oct 2012 1:39PM
Lovely flower image Nathan.................. You could always wear a flat cap and take a whippet with you when you go out taking flower shotsWink
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
9 Oct 2012 2:30PM
When I first moved in with Chris, he told me 'it may sound weird for abig chap like me, but I really love flowers, I don't tire looking at them."
that is when I got really interested in them.

Yes, he has a flat cap, too Smile
BarbaraR Plus
11 17 1 England
9 Oct 2012 3:01PM

Quote:Lovely flower image Nathan.................. You could always wear a flat cap and take a whippet with you when you go out taking flower shotsWink

Well that's just what we do here Wink
Very lovely capture Nathan.

ali63 Plus
5 775 1 United Kingdom
9 Oct 2012 3:11PM
A wonderful picture the colour of the flower against the green background shows of the hairs on the stem to perfection,GrinGrinGrinGrin
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 11 England
9 Oct 2012 3:51PM
Simplistic, but very beautiful and colourful, Nathan Wink
Trev Smile
dmhuynh72 Plus
10 44 3 United Kingdom
9 Oct 2012 4:01PM
excellent close up with good bg and detail.
9 Oct 2012 4:02PM
Really nice shot ,
Beautiful colour and shape....
EAS Plus
8 1 13 Scotland
9 Oct 2012 4:27PM
A beautifully placed flower, Nathan with such lovely colours too. One of my favourite little flowers to get in range of my lens though didn't have many this year, sadly!

Thank you so much for that lovely Mod to my Agapanthus image. I liked the colours and the shapes I'd captured but was driven mad by not being able to sort out the bg myself!

Excellent colours Nathan, nice image.
carper123 Plus
6 1.0k 8 United Kingdom
9 Oct 2012 4:54PM
Superb, Nathan, wonderful composition, and colours, the background is perfect for the subject matter, never let us down do you.
Brilliant mate.
Darryl. SmileSmileSmile
Sezz Plus
13 617 15 England
9 Oct 2012 5:21PM
Like the simplicity Nathan, beautiful pretty image!

Sarah *
9 Oct 2012 5:33PM
lovely simple image with grt lighting and wonderfull details

AnnChown Plus
8 203 1 United Kingdom
9 Oct 2012 5:39PM
This is so striking Nathan - I really like the composition.
howdog Plus
9 25 1 United Kingdom
9 Oct 2012 5:43PM
Outstand work! This is photography at its very best! Well done Nathan.
pamelajean Plus
11 1.0k 1986 United Kingdom
9 Oct 2012 6:22PM
You should do it more often, Nathan!
jdinne 14 16 England
9 Oct 2012 6:33PM
Superb Nathan, superb composition.

saltireblue Plus
7 7.5k 33 Norway
9 Oct 2012 7:08PM
It's a manly thing to upload a flower image, and do it openly, Nathan.Wink Just as long as you didn't pick it afterwardsTongue
'Tis verily a shot of great pleasure and composure.

netta1234 Plus
5 382 2 Wales
9 Oct 2012 7:13PM
Top drawer stuff, faultless,well done.
9 Oct 2012 8:49PM
A beautiful comp and a great flower presentation Nathan, Peter..
Rock Plus
15 10 2 England
9 Oct 2012 9:09PM
Ney lad us from't the north love our gardens and are alus proud to show em to thee.

T'old Rock
ValSaxby Plus
12 146 United Kingdom
9 Oct 2012 9:24PM
Absolutely beautiful, so glad you decided to upload.
User_Removed 5 4 1 United Kingdom
9 Oct 2012 9:40PM
Love it.
Irishkate Plus
7 41 111 United Kingdom
9 Oct 2012 10:08PM
Beautiful red against the green b/g.
Lovely detail on stem.
Thank you for poem re Yellow Roses.
9 Oct 2012 10:46PM
Another superb image and well presented Nathan
Soooooooooo beautiful, Nathan!!!!!! AniaWink
11 Oct 2012 11:01AM
This is stunning pin sharp detail and wonderful colour
Glostopcat Plus
11 255 2 England
11 Oct 2012 6:33PM
A beautiful poppy which you have isolated and photographed so expertly. Even the Big O the most macho of epz males has uploaded a fair few flowers recently!Smile
13 Oct 2012 9:15PM
Just had to make this 100 Nathan - to sum it up - simply stunning! John Grin
16 Oct 2012 8:17PM
Very beautiful! Great work! Grin
5 223 England
1 Nov 2012 5:52PM big girl whats with the flowers ? lol only kidding Nathan you presented this so delicately, a beatiful shot, full of detail colour so well captured, Smile
12 Nov 2012 11:05AM
So, so beautiful! Lovely colors and great details. Excellent work!
Regards/Helena Smile

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