Pearls & Lace  

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Pearls & Lace
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The lace is very very old, possibly 200 years, the rose is fresh from the garden. The lace was given to me many years ago by my mother-in-law and it had belonged to her grandmother. In another life, before computer and camera took over I designed and made clothes, and I used some of the lace on the shirt these pearls and rose are lying on. Taken with Canon EOS450D, 60mm macro lens. Thank you for viewing. This is my contest entry.


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11/28/10 1:27 PM GMT
Simple and beautiful and deserves to do well in the competition. The detail in the lace and the lustre of the pearls have both been wonderfully captured.
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11/28/10 1:37 PM GMT
Lyn, This is the best entry I have seen so far. Beautiful.
Tigs♥ =^..^=

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Nature in all her glory is my uplift on life and so is my love of photography. sandi ♪ ♫
11/28/10 1:44 PM GMT
This is so nicely done, Lyn...artfully arranged, a lovely subtle rose shade, and good detail on the lace...very pretty...hope it does well...good luck.
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11/28/10 2:23 PM GMT
Fav and save just beautiful.

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The reason why the sunsets in the evening is because it wants to see the sunrise in the morning. I rise in the morning because I want to see them both. RvdB
11/28/10 2:50 PM GMT
Great entry. Sure to do well.
Thanks for sharing.

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This Image GRABBED my EYE. That's Why I Stopped By. Thanks For Sharing ! Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience
11/28/10 2:58 PM GMT
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Why not go out on a limb, that is where the fruit is.... Frank Scully
11/28/10 3:26 PM GMT
Beauty and style combined in one image.
Perfect entry for the contest Lyn. Good Luck!
Regards, Cornelius.
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11/28/10 3:32 PM GMT
Very well done Lyn. I think alot of folks have stepped up their game for this contest. Best wishes to you and this fine entry.
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"If I should leave this path of life today, I would carry the vision of Gods' Rose Blooms with me as I go......." --By Stan V. Griep - 2010
11/28/10 3:33 PM GMT
Beautiful soft whites on whites!! Good luck!!
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Why do the pictures come out square when the lens is round??
11/28/10 3:37 PM GMT
Very nice still life photo, with pretty rose and pearls. A powerful entry to the contest. Good luck in the contest, my friend.

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11/28/10 4:16 PM GMT
good luck in the contest. this certainly is what was asked for. lovely!
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11/28/10 4:42 PM GMT
I had an idea to do something like this for the contest but think I will pass now LE. This is beautiful and the story behind the scene is great.


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Cameras are like people--sometimes they lose focus.
11/28/10 5:15 PM GMT
Outstanding work Lyn! A real winner in my book and I don't think you need any luck, but good luck perfect!
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11/28/10 5:15 PM GMT
Looks like a winner to me. Very exquisite.
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11/28/10 5:26 PM GMT
Beautiful job, wonderful lens, great idea! I wouldn't want to wear the blouse though for fear I would stain it.
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Life is precious; therefore, do not waste it by doing things mechanically without love. We should try to put love into everything we do. - Amma
11/28/10 6:14 PM GMT
Well, after seeing this extraordinary piece my entry doesn't come close to the beauty this exudes!! Bravo Lynn. Super fantastic and so lovely:):)
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11/28/10 6:33 PM GMT
An exquisite and graceful entry! romantic...Good luck in the contest!
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11/28/10 9:46 PM GMT
So beautiful and romantic. A perfect entry for the contest. Good Luck!
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11/28/10 9:49 PM GMT
A wonderful image, LynEve, and perfect for the competition! I love the combination of old lace, pearls, and delicate, pink rose. Very nice!

- Steve
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11/28/10 11:54 PM GMT
A very good contest entry! I love the look and what you have done here! I too have some lace from the 18th century. it is a treasure to have. The very best of luck in the contest!
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Last night I lay in bed looking up at the stars in the sky and I thought to myself, where the heck is the ceiling.
11/29/10 1:18 AM GMT
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The most precious jewel you'll ever have around your neck are the arms of your children♥
11/29/10 1:48 AM GMT
"There are places I remember
All my life though some have changed
Some forever not for better
Some have gone and some remain
All these places had their moments
With lovers and friends I still can recall
Some are dead and some are living
In my life I've loved them all"

"In My Life" ~~ Paul Mccartney and John Lennon

LE, best wishes in the contest! ~~ John
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11/29/10 5:02 PM GMT
Very soft and delicate feel you have creative in this. It's a winner in my book.
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"Hurry to meet Death before your place is taken."
11/29/10 7:40 PM GMT
Romantic and Very Beautiful photo.Super entry,Eve.
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12/02/10 5:38 AM GMT
Very interesting composition, great work
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"What doesn't kill us makes us stronger" - Friedrich Nietzsche
12/02/10 5:10 PM GMT
Wonderful entry x
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12/03/10 11:28 PM GMT
Can't believe you got it in just one shot! Gorgeous!
Perhaps the 164 practice shots helped? lol
A true work of art Lyn.
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People aren't going to remember the things you do. They're going to remember how you made people feel. Be kind, gracious, and appreciative. Dan Winters - Photographer.
12/08/10 9:36 PM GMT
Lyn - The soft focus vignette works beautifully for this delicate image. Thad
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If I could tell the story in words, I wouldn't need to lug around a camera. ~Lewis Hine
12/11/10 9:47 AM GMT
Congratulations! Mich
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12/11/10 6:19 PM GMT
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The most precious jewel you'll ever have around your neck are the arms of your children♥
12/11/10 8:13 PM GMT
So-o-o-o beautiful!
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What is life, if full of care, we have no time to stand and stare - and take pictures!
12/11/10 10:02 PM GMT
Congratulations, Lyn!
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12/11/10 10:57 PM GMT
What a beautiful shot. Congratulations! I love learning something new about you and how old this lace is.
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All of earth is crammed with heaven And every bush aflame with God But only those who see take off their shoes. - Elizabeth Barrett Browning<p> mygallery
12/11/10 10:58 PM GMT
Wow, just beautiful. Congratulation.
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12/12/10 12:02 AM GMT
Lyn - Congratulations on receiving second place in the contest. Thad
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If I could tell the story in words, I wouldn't need to lug around a camera. ~Lewis Hine
12/12/10 2:47 AM GMT
Congratulations on your 2nd place win, Lyn, I love the Olde World delicacy to this.
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12/13/10 3:31 AM GMT
Lyn, congrats on your 2nd place - it was a great picture!! John
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12/13/10 3:47 AM GMT
Thank you everyone, and those who pm'd :)
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