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It has been raining here all day but stopped a few minutes ago, so hey presto, a shot of one of our late roses covered with raindrops Smile.

EPZ has been running at snails pace for me, has anyone else had the same problem or is it my computer, it nearly drove me mad ysterday Sad.

I hope the sun is shining on you and if the computer doesn't play up I will catch up with you as best I can.

Thanks for your votes and comments,
Annette x

Camera:Sony A700
Lens:Sigma 105mm
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:11 Oct 2011 - 12:29 PM
Focal Length:105mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
Exposure Mode:Program AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Raindrops keep falling
Username:Nettles Nettles
Uploaded:11 Oct 2011 - 1:32 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, Rain, Raindrops, Rose
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It has been hard to get find a dry flower this summer for sure: the only advantage of all the rain is that it adds another dimension to this sort of image, and this one has been beautifully captured, Annette.
Looks as if the rose is encrusted in jewels.
And set against the black b/g, there is nothing to distract the eye and the bloom displays to perfection.
One of the best rose shots I have seen recently.

EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
11 Oct 2011 - 1:54 PM

Beautifully adorned with those raindrops, it makes a beautiful Rose image. Sunshine here for once - 2nd day running. Certainly can't last!

Re speed of site, seems more or less ok for me though not perhaps quite as fast as usual if I leave a comment!!


11 Oct 2011 - 1:54 PM

A jewelled beauty indeed Annette! A stunning image, well captured.
I don't have any trouble with EPZ running slow........just the whole flippin' internet!!! Sad


A superb image, Annette, raining here today, too Sad Carol


wet wet wet
I had some of these when we went to see the steam train gala


Mine are a tatty looking bunch. lovely delicate yellow, lovely capture and presentation.



A delightful shot of this rose with it's adornment of raindrops.


Really lovely image, the water droplets really add to it.


At times, EPZ seems to hang and do nothing so I have to go out of it and back in again at times.

andylea  737 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Oct 2011 - 3:02 PM

fantastic detail annette brilliant colour and light love the water droplets a stunner nice one Wink
epz has it's moments with me sometimes ok others slooooooooowSad

Last Modified By andylea at 11 Oct 2011 - 3:03 PM

Very beautiful rose image...........Sandy


This is lovely, for all the reasons mentioned above. Am I not one lazy so-and-so?

I believe that the EPZ IT team has been working on the server this morning, so I'm surprised the site hasn't been off-line altogether.. My anti-virus is currently scanning the entire computer, so everything has been running at a snail's pace and PS wouldn't respond at all. So it isn't just me who's the lazybones Smile



A beautiful rose image indeed, with those lovely crisp little rain drops. Carole

11 Oct 2011 - 5:00 PM

Lushy wushy woo! Lovely rose and droplets. Smile

Marilyn x

11 Oct 2011 - 6:44 PM

A wet Yorkshire Rose sturdy as they come and taken and presented in a superb manner.


cazzycool  7 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2011 - 10:57 PM

Gorgeous with all those rain drops.

mikbee  8 Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
11 Oct 2011 - 11:10 PM

Good shot Annette,but thanks for the reminder of all the rain that has been falling here !!
Bill is correct about them working on the site this morning,so perhaps it will not be so slow for you now.


wonderful drops - wish rain would always be so pretty!


Like the water droplets and good tones in this Annette, good to see the roses still blooming
Regards Richard


A beautiful image of this rose after the rain, a real pleasure to view

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