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Just A Rose

By rpba18205
I took this shot in August 1972. Itís of a rose that I was nurturing in my then garden with the intent of entering into a local flower show. I was using a borrowed camera as I didnít own a camera then and I wasnít even sure how to switch it on. The results were little more than dismal but this one and a few others have survived countless moves and I found them at the back of a cupboard.

The film is a Kodachrome transparency that I have scanned in and digitally edited. I canít for the life of me remember the name of the rose. (V2 is just me messing about)

Tags: Flowers and plants Digitally manipulated

Voters: metro074, Billyray, hary60 and 39 more

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Comments


metro074 11 8 Australia
24 Jan 2010 9:35PM
Well captured beautifuly presented
Carol
Billyray 13 70 3 United Kingdom
24 Jan 2010 9:38PM
Great Rob.' I prefer V2 for some reason. Lovely colours.
Ray
RonnieAG Plus
11 154 119 Scotland
24 Jan 2010 9:58PM
'Just a Rose' perhaps, but a very nicely captured one, Rob. My preference is for V 1 as I feel the spray of three blooms stands so well as an image in its own right.
Ronnie.
stephenscott 12 8 2 United Kingdom
24 Jan 2010 10:00PM
very nice image V1 does it for me..

steve..
colmar 14 42 35 Scotland
24 Jan 2010 10:02PM
Indeed v1 is nicely captured indeed the presentation of this too is superb thanks for sharing it Colin
Mike_Smith Plus
14 816 2 United Kingdom
24 Jan 2010 10:04PM
very nice shot colin
EMJAYCEE Plus
12 10 10 England
24 Jan 2010 10:54PM
Two very nice images but V1 gets the vote.
Joan.
EAS 12 1 13 Scotland
24 Jan 2010 11:01PM
Really like V1. A very beautiful rose and beautifully captured too.

Ann
prabhusinha 13 5 5 India
25 Jan 2010 3:26AM
What a consequence,I too have the same stories. Yes, people used to take help from friends those days.Thanks to digital .
Sweep 15 43 England
25 Jan 2010 7:34AM
Lovely shot.
Barry
barbarahirst 13 27 12 United Kingdom
25 Jan 2010 8:11AM
2 belters Really like them equally
So a half vote each
Thushari 12 1 Sri Lanka
25 Jan 2010 11:28AM
Love V1, lovely image, nicely presented.
MickS 16 23 14 England
25 Jan 2010 11:58AM
Watcha Rob,
fine rose, well worth the RC.
best
Mick
Shootme 12 England
25 Jan 2010 12:09PM
Lovely soft focus shot, well taken and presented. V1 for me.

Jim.
LynneJoyce Plus
13 22 101 United Kingdom
25 Jan 2010 4:45PM
Just lovely!!!
Cor 12 Belgium
25 Jan 2010 5:56PM
So lovely taken and presented.
cor.

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