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Clematis 'crystal fountain'
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Cromwell, Connecticut, USA. A black & white edition of our Clematis 'crystal fountain'.

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.casechaser
06/17/14 2:40 AM GMT
Thad, with this in black and white, it strikes me like something I may have seen in a 1950's space movie!! Maybe, "The Giant Clematis from Mars."

Just before we shoot off an atomic bomb on Mars, the only female on the spaceship absentmindedly leaves her clematis on the surface of the planet. The bomb is exploded and the radiation changes the plant into...oh well, you know the rest of the story.

The black and white does shed light on the plant and gives it details that may have not been so readily seen in color. Very interesting picture, Thad.
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.Joanie
06/17/14 2:58 AM GMT
A B&W full of textures and beauty! Wonderful Thad!!!
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::mirto56
06/17/14 3:25 AM GMT
I like your B/W and lighting on this Clematis. Superb photography, Thad.
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::Dunstickin
06/17/14 7:40 AM GMT
This is certainly different!...it does look like something from space! or Undersea!..

Cool one for the b&W challenge
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::Ramad
06/17/14 7:52 AM GMT
Fancy name for a fancy flower. It looks very good in B/W Thad.
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::Marzena
06/17/14 9:39 AM GMT
The best choice for our SALE's BWC :)
Congratulations as there is not much else for me to add apart from: AMAZING AND STUNNING PHOTOGRAPHY!
SAM & SAAB
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With all my love and respect, Marzena
::corngrowth
06/17/14 10:14 AM GMT
Something different than what I got used from you, but nevertheless a great post and an appropriate entry for the challenge Thad. Well done.

Regards, Cornelius.
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.Jimbobedsel
06/17/14 11:59 AM GMT
Magnificent details in this, Thad. Looks cool in b/w! Good work.
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::tigger3
06/17/14 12:19 AM GMT
Excellent for the challenge Thad. Tigs♥ =^..^=
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::trixxie17
06/17/14 2:46 PM GMT
I'm familiar with that clematis and this turned out so cool in B&W Thad - I'd love to see it in color as well.
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.Starglow
06/17/14 3:01 PM GMT
Unusual looking bloom, impressive in black and white.
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.icedancer
06/17/14 6:45 PM GMT
Wow, what a spectacular B/W, excellent detail and textures, bravo
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::Eubeen
06/30/14 1:22 AM GMT
Looks like an irradiated starfish. A good top down view and b/w presentation of the plant, Thad.
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