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"Nature's Fireworks"

By RonnieAG
These backlit grasses and knapweed seed heads made me think of a firework display.
A bit of an odd ball shot which I expect to bomb as they say........but we'll see.......don't be nice, if you think it should be trashed, please say so as I shall not be offended ( well, perhaps only a weeeeee bitSadSad).
Due to family visiting, I may not be around that much later today.

My thanks to all who took time to view and comment on Celebrate Those Who Made The Clyde Great.


Tags: Backlit Flowers and plants Grasses Knapweed seed heads

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taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
29 Aug 2013 2:19AM
Some great contrasts in this well done image, the fluffy white makes a good foil for the seeded grasses! NICE!

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Ayoob 6 Australia
29 Aug 2013 2:27AM
Like this image a lot ,excellently captured and presented , Roonie.....Grin
Actually, I think this works quite nicely. The contrast of light and dark, sharpness and soft background, and light and dark is strong. Good photo.

Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
29 Aug 2013 4:13AM
This is a lovely image Ronnie !!
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
29 Aug 2013 6:05AM
The perfect title, Ronnie, and most definitely a 'keeper' Smile Carol
LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 6:54AM
Bomb? I think not. I love it!
Nigeve1 Plus
4 1.4k 101 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 6:57AM
Superb framing, very well captured with lovely light.

29 Aug 2013 6:57AM
Well, it's very different and I like it, Ronnie!
The title is spot on!
The subject sits well at the front of the image.

netta1234 6 382 2 Wales
29 Aug 2013 7:32AM
Great title and a lovely coloured image Smile
SUE118 Plus
9 8 1 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 7:33AM
I think you should keep it Ronnie it's a lovely shot and a clever title.Smile
User_Removed 13 386 2 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 7:41AM
Excellent detail & title. Grin
29 Aug 2013 7:43AM
Like the composition and detail in this one Ronnie, fine shot,
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 7:51AM
I can't believe you would ever trash any of your wonderful images.
Each one stars.....for different reasons
Jasper87 Plus
8 1.9k 150 England
29 Aug 2013 8:26AM
Beautifully backlit, Ronnie, and your analogy is spot on.

widtink 5 406 2 Scotland
29 Aug 2013 8:26AM
The backlit seed heads are wonderful Ronnie along with the golden grass the result is a fine image (nae bullshit) SmileSmileSmile

Caziwinkles 5 3 1 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 8:33AM
Why would this bomb? Ronnie this is a beauty - lovely lighting and detail - and your title totally fits the bill. Smile

geffers7 Plus
7 51 1 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 8:40AM
I think its a very interesting shot Ronnie with lots of texture and tone.
rayme330 6 17 1 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 8:40AM
Definitely not to be trashed, Ronnie there is a lot of lovely detail and texture to admire here. Grin

29 Aug 2013 8:42AM
It works well. You have got some good detail and light and the title is spot on

8 10 10 England
29 Aug 2013 8:45AM
Very lovely light showing how beautiful the grasses are.
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 8:55AM
Backlit and blooming beautiful Ronnie. It is an image which not many of use me included would have considered, but you my friend have captured a real beauty within.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrinGrin
EileenH 4 1 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 9:07AM
Lovely image Smile

CaroleS Plus
7 433 3 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 9:18AM
Two contrasting textures and beautiful light and detail - love it!
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 9:46AM
Love the light here Ronnie, the whole image is glowing!
also looks like you have varnished the grasses to shineGrin
added with the flower heads..perfect
jdinne 14 16 England
29 Aug 2013 10:12AM
Certainly wouldn't trash it Ronnie. The back light has worked really well giving some great contrast. The detail is spot on nicely done Ronnie.

Fefe Plus
6 23 31 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 10:13AM
Its beautiful Ronnie, fabulous light and detail!
Nikonuser1 Plus
5 150 16 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 10:23AM
I like this Ronnie it works extremely well, a great capture, like the lightingSmile

EAS 8 1 13 Scotland
29 Aug 2013 11:00AM
So nicely composed and lovely light.

Irishkate Plus
7 41 113 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 11:15AM
Comparing these sparklers of nature to fireworks is a good one.
The back lighting is lovely and there are so many images we can do
using simple grasses and seedheads.
I was inspired by LynneJoyce's set recently with some lovely images
and have a few from my holiday.
So get out there and take some more - we all sem to like them.
lonely_oryx 10 61 55 England
29 Aug 2013 11:28AM
Good lighting on this
danbrann Plus
13 636 17
29 Aug 2013 11:33AM
Which came first..the title or the photograph. both excellent.
richmowil Plus
9 334 2 England
29 Aug 2013 12:09PM
Nice backlit image!! Too good to bomb , Ronnie!!!!
nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
29 Aug 2013 12:16PM
Great title, a lovely well lit detailed shot, Ronnie. You better keep it.
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
29 Aug 2013 12:25PM
I uploaded a similar image some time ago and it did very well, excellent lighting and subject Ronnie.


saltireblue Plus
7 7.8k 33 Norway
29 Aug 2013 3:58PM
The combination of dark bg and contrast in the light make this work very well, Ronnie. I cans ee why you were reminded of a firework display.

TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
29 Aug 2013 3:59PM
Well, I certainly wouldn't bin this, Ronnie! In fact, I'd be chuffed if I'd taken it! Smile Lovely lighting here, and it does rather look like a firework display Wink
Trev Smile
ColleenA Plus
5 354 5 Australia
29 Aug 2013 4:00PM
Love the lighting and your title....well captured
mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
29 Aug 2013 4:14PM
Yes,I think it works rather well too Ronnie !!
Good one.
29 Aug 2013 5:28PM
Cracking shot lovely back light excellent
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 5:42PM
dmhuynh72 10 44 3 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 6:03PM
you captured the light really well Ronnie.
have a good weekend,
29 Aug 2013 6:48PM
Love the Light and depth of colour Ronnie, lovely comp', and I'm a big fan of a well lit Plant with a dark natural BG.

John Smile
bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
29 Aug 2013 9:22PM
Excellent imaginative image Ronnie.Smile Fireworks indeed.
johnlw 11 1 10 United Kingdom
29 Aug 2013 11:30PM
Lovely capture of detail and colour.
Regards John.
adrian_w Plus
10 3.7k 4 England
2 Sep 2013 8:09AM
Well worth keeping. I love the backlighting effect.
My only comment is that it's a little bit fussy; itcould do with one or two of the grasses removing , or recomposing them slightly to make it more balanced.
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
8 Sep 2013 1:02AM
I like it very much Ronnie, this is what greeted me when I visited Prestbury Hill nature reserve briefly this afternoon, unlike you I did not take any shots!Blush

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