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So be it !!

By Niknut
I had another attempt at flower arranging, with the left-overs of my wifes Christmas roses....but failed miserably when all
the petals fell off each time I picked one up !!! I left them as they were, & took the shot anyway......with a bit of added
texture to 'age' them a bit more......................

Many thanks to everyone for the terrific response to 'Derwent Morning'........I'm pleased you liked it !!!.Smile

Tags: Roses Flowers and plants Still-life

Voters: darrenwilson41, CarolG, debu and 131 more

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CarolG Plus
11 199 20 Greece
19 Jan 2013 11:35AM
Beautiful SmileSmileSmile Carol

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19 Jan 2013 11:37AM
Nicely presented.
19 Jan 2013 11:38AM
Amazing..............beautifully presented............GrinGrinGrinGrin
19 Jan 2013 11:42AM
gorgeous comp and colours, like it a lotGrinGrin
pluckyfilly Plus
11 351 33 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 11:48AM
The fallen flowers go toward making the picture, great still life shot has to be a winner in my book
7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 11:51AM
A great Still Life Keith, one which has been wonderfully crafted, superbly processed and presented.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
EAS Plus
8 1 13 Scotland
19 Jan 2013 11:57AM
Superb work! Reminds me somewhat of paintings by Vernon Ward.

RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
19 Jan 2013 12:03PM
Very well processed and presented, Keith: love the low key lighting and the aged effect achieved.
marktc Plus
7 99 15 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 12:09PM
Nicely done Keith.
CaroleS Plus
7 433 3 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 12:12PM
Beautifully composed and processed.
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 12:18PM
Your texture has made a wonderful image
into a masterpiece!
19 Jan 2013 12:21PM
That's a brilliant image. Subject and pp work together so well.
19 Jan 2013 12:22PM
Beautiful work Keith..Lin
19 Jan 2013 12:27PM
Aye we all go the same way Keith, you can photograph me when I get to that state, but it'll be a while hopefully.

Your still-life works is always beautifully done.

widtink Plus
5 406 2 Scotland
19 Jan 2013 12:27PM
Time waits for no one !!! This is a cracking bit of photography well recovered and processedGrin

19 Jan 2013 12:34PM
well processed and captured Keith their propensity to self arrange/scatter has worked well good stuff

19 Jan 2013 12:34PM
Beautiful painting by an old master that you photographed Keith !! Stunning work !!
19 Jan 2013 12:40PM
Superb "Old Master Effect" love it! Have an award,,,,regards IanSmile
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
19 Jan 2013 12:50PM
You've created a beautiful old time still life here. .......Sandy
lonely_oryx Plus
10 61 55 England
19 Jan 2013 1:01PM
Love the arrangement and the texture
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
19 Jan 2013 1:09PM
Stunning still life Keith.


strokebloke Plus
9 493 17 England
19 Jan 2013 1:24PM
Very 'Victorian' Keith.
It works splendidly.

Those roses are serving you very well.
Your dear wife must be proud of you Smile
Irishkate Plus
7 41 111 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 1:30PM
The texture gives just the right feel to the arrangement
and you couldn't have placed the fallen leaves better.
The choice of jug is perfect also.
19 Jan 2013 1:41PM
The fallen petals really add to it, the lighting makes it look like a Rembrandt!
19 Jan 2013 1:42PM
Stunning still-life Grin
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
19 Jan 2013 2:38PM
Beautiful processing!
19 Jan 2013 3:19PM
An excellent composition, Keith and so well processed!

Jasper87 Plus
7 1.9k 150 England
19 Jan 2013 3:33PM
Perfect texture and processing for the subject, Keith.

capto Plus
5 4.8k 8 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 3:36PM
A very successful image, like it.


Quote:The fallen flowers go toward making the picture, great still life shot has to be a winner in my book

19 Jan 2013 4:00PM
The added texture makes this one special
8 3 10 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 4:01PM
I like this very much. There is a Victorian feeling to the image.
Niknut Plus
7 1.7k 76 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 4:07PM
Ooo...many thanks Lin & Ian for the UA''re very kind !!

Dougie....I hope you haven't got bits dropping off ?, like these roses !!....mind you there's a chance of that if
you're wearing a kilt in these temperatures ??????.Grin
Tibetan 5 3 England
19 Jan 2013 4:34PM
Another Brilliant still life shot, well worked to perfection, love it regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Herge88 Plus
10 40 4 England
19 Jan 2013 4:51PM
A superb bit of processing for this image, like a lot.

Best Matt
jasonrwl Plus
7 1.1k 10 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 5:06PM
Very well done Keith
carper123 Plus
6 1.0k 8 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 5:14PM
Fantastic image, Keith, quite superb, well thought out and put together, great processing skills as well.
Nice one.
Darryl. SmileSmile. Your portfolio is excellent by the way.
19 Jan 2013 5:17PM
Lasted since Christmas didnt they do well!! I got some Tesco and they died Boxing DayTongueTongueWinkWink Lovely shot Keith.
tomcat Plus
12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 5:37PM
Get it on the lounge wall ASAPWink

19 Jan 2013 6:40PM
Beautifully done.
19 Jan 2013 6:44PM
stunning SmileSmile karen
Beautiful image in every respect

19 Jan 2013 9:31PM
Nailed that one didn' t you mate? Wink

Well done! I really like it!

20 Jan 2013 1:42AM
An excellent and most charming still-life.

20 Jan 2013 11:21AM
Wow Keith that is an exceptional image, love everything about it ... Carol
ChiliMan Plus
11 135 17 Singapore
20 Jan 2013 12:28PM
Very well set up, shot and processed, Keith! You've made the 'leftovers' look very fetching Smile

20 Jan 2013 12:33PM
A well presented still life
20 Jan 2013 1:04PM
You've done a lovely job! I think the dead flowers work better than fresh ones would have!
20 Jan 2013 1:15PM
All the better for the falen petals!!

20 Jan 2013 4:15PM
This is top draw love it
Excellent arrangement and so well captured and processed.

Rende Plus
10 38 4 Netherlands
20 Jan 2013 6:32PM
Beautifully done!
brownsilent 10 7 2 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 6:48PM
beautifully done!
Niknut Plus
7 1.7k 76 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 8:03PM
Carol...many thanks for your UA, well appreciated !!.Smile
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
20 Jan 2013 10:59PM
A classic still life like an old master, wonderful and artistic
Love Love Love it!!! So beautifully done! SmileSmile
21 Jan 2013 3:55PM
Another cracking composition superbly processed.

Niknut Plus
7 1.7k 76 United Kingdom
21 Jan 2013 4:20PM
Annette....thankyou for your UA !!'re very kind !.Smile
danbrann Plus
13 636 17
21 Jan 2013 5:32PM
A winner all the way....
21 Jan 2013 5:46PM
This is the sort of picture that I would hang on my wall. Superb still photo and stunning detail. Smile

senn Plus
6 5 1 Belgium
21 Jan 2013 6:23PM
a superb piece here, Keith ..
21 Jan 2013 6:56PM
Great piece of work. Love the olden time effect.
gingerdelight Plus
11 298 11 United Kingdom
21 Jan 2013 7:33PM
Wow, this is excellent! Just like an old oil painting - I love it!
bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
21 Jan 2013 8:15PM
It's a fine piece - excellent work.
21 Jan 2013 8:54PM
What a great creative image. Superb.
6 3 8 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2013 7:53PM
Excellent presentation and great processing. You are the master at these type of images!Grin
26 Jan 2013 7:38PM
This is absolutely superb, well done
Sianp Plus
10 7 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2013 3:40PM
Wonderful piece, so warm and inviting. Love your use of textures.
Unit8 Plus
8 2 1 United Kingdom
9 Feb 2013 11:56AM
What an absolutely stunning piece of work. It is so beautifully done and spans thr bridge between photography and art perfectly. I am in awe sir.
Glostopcat Plus
11 255 2 England
23 Mar 2013 11:41PM
A real work of art, you've really excelled yourself here
BarbaraR Plus
11 17 1 England
7 Apr 2013 6:58PM
This is super.
A photo to an artwork.
Congrats on all the votes and deserved awards.

12 Aug 2013 1:45PM
Super still life which has nice composition. Very nice work. James Grin

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