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The roses are slowly coming to life, a time when I realise that maybe things aren't so bad after all. Enjoy what we have GrinGrin

Thank you for your views and comments yesterday, and especially to Jukka for his valued UA.

Have a good week everyone GrinGrin

Brand:FUJIFILM
Camera:Fujifilm X-S1
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:29 May 2014 - 7:05 PM
Focal Length:53mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/5.0
Shutter Speed:1/38sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Portrait
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:First Blush.
Username:Mollycat Mollycat
Uploaded:2 Jun 2014 - 12:16 AM
Tags:Close up, Flowers & plants, Rose
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Voters:mikbee · carmenfuchs · gwynn56 · Ayoob · Irishkate · taggart · NDODS · PranavMishra · Chinga · ugly · CarolG · Andysnapper · ddolfelin · Danny1970 · netta1234 · Snappypappy · Badgerfred · mistere · barbarahirst · Alan_Baseley · Nikonuser1 · chrissie3 · whatriveristhis · franken · pentaxpatty · georgiepoolie · digital_boi · Drighlynne · Bantu · Cookie_Monster · danbrann · ColleenA · GeorgePlatis · MikeGillingham · SlowSong · JuBarney · graceland · prabhusinha · myrab · kuvailija · Mike_Smith · brandish · Holmewood · kathrynlouise · Lillian · ali63 · andylea · RonnieAG · GillyB · Morpyre ·
Views:133
Unique Views:58

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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jun 2014 - 12:22 AM

Life does indeed seem better with a bit off colour and a bit of sun Peter !!
Good close up.
Mick.

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Ayoob
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2 Jun 2014 - 1:36 AM

Just beautiful , Peter ...GrinGrinGrin

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Irishkate
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2 Jun 2014 - 1:50 AM

A peach of a photo Peter.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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taggart
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2 Jun 2014 - 3:36 AM

I do like how you have processed this one, soft and dreamy at the edges, Lovely work!

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2 Jun 2014 - 4:53 AM

Glorious...

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin

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PranavMishra
PranavMishra Plus Member 348 forum postsPranavMishra vcard India16 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jun 2014 - 4:58 AM

wow lovely.. and a full frame.. a blast of beauty..

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Chinga
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2 Jun 2014 - 5:46 AM

An image worthy of great admiration!
Well done Peter...
IB

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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jun 2014 - 6:31 AM

Beautiful. Carol

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Andysnapper Plus Member 7109 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England25 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jun 2014 - 6:39 AM

This is lovely Peter, the processing works perfectly but the original shot must have been good as well. Excellent.

Andy

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ddolfelin
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2 Jun 2014 - 7:08 AM

A lovely reminder of the important things in life.

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Danny1970
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2 Jun 2014 - 7:19 AM

That is a beautiful capture Peter, I like the colour and detail and the soft focus around the edges, excellentSmile

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netta1234
netta1234 Plus Member 3253 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jun 2014 - 7:25 AM

A lovely image.
I always say that we should be pleased for what we have and don't worry about the restSmile
nettaSmile

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2 Jun 2014 - 7:37 AM

Excellent work Peter, the rose is beautiful.

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2 Jun 2014 - 7:49 AM

Excellent image PeterSmile

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chrissie3
chrissie3  7 United Kingdom
2 Jun 2014 - 8:42 AM

Beautiful! I love the soft edges, adds to the gentleness of the picture. We should keep reminding ourselves of the future full of hope, but it's not easy sometimes. Smile

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2 Jun 2014 - 8:54 AM

Nice bit of experimenting going on here, Peter... fabulous colour. You can keep yer flashy orchids, give me the smouldering intensity of a rose every time.

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2 Jun 2014 - 8:58 AM

Beautiful capture.

Ken

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pentaxpatty
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2 Jun 2014 - 9:17 AM

A real beauty here Peter, life is better with a bit of sunshine , Hope you are ok today GrinGrinGrinGrin

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digital_boi
2 Jun 2014 - 10:08 AM

fine colour here Peter fine rose

Graham

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2 Jun 2014 - 10:57 AM

Wonderful dreamy image.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
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Bantu
Bantu  2 India
2 Jun 2014 - 1:36 PM

Peter, beautiful rose,beautiful capture.

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2 Jun 2014 - 2:23 PM

What a beauty Peter. Our roses are no where near thus stage yet.

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2 Jun 2014 - 2:55 PM

Fabulous image Peter! Great process and presentation!
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2 Jun 2014 - 4:21 PM

A really lovely image - great colour and detail.

Regards

Mike

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2 Jun 2014 - 5:01 PM

Beautiful colour again Peter
Ju

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2 Jun 2014 - 6:29 PM

An excellent rose-image again , Peter ! - Great framing and bokeh ! - Very goood !SmileSmileSmile --- Jukka.

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2 Jun 2014 - 7:03 PM

Couldn't agree more Peter, enjoy what we have. A great Rose capture

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brandish
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2 Jun 2014 - 8:12 PM

A real frame filler,i do like the way the outer petals have that lovely soft out of focus look,nice one Peter.
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2 Jun 2014 - 10:32 PM

That is so lovely Peter. I have no idea how you done it but it is so effective. Cathy

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2 Jun 2014 - 10:45 PM

A beautiful floral capture Peter and beautifully presented GrinGrin

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2 Jun 2014 - 10:46 PM

beautiful!
and so beautifully taken Peter
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3 Jun 2014 - 6:21 PM

A beauty,

Ali

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