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Uploaded: 02/10/08 2:36 PM GMT
Be my....
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Bet you never thought you'd see an upload from me in this gallery. Well, it's Valentine's next week, I needed a break from Thailand and I felt like experimenting. So, will you?!

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::Marzena
02/10/08 3:41 PM GMT
Oh yes, if you ask so nicely ...
Just call me, dear Nigel.
LOL
Very sweet image - even for a person so completely unromantic and not sentimental at all like myself !!! LOL
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With all my love and respect, Marzena
.89037
02/10/08 4:16 PM GMT
Woow!..wonderful experiment,Nigel!!!...I love the colours and the composition!...faved,thank you!...:)
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Adriana....:)
::Dunstickin
02/10/08 5:01 PM GMT
But! .. .. but .. it's not Friday!! .. ..

Friday is always 'Foofy Day'!!..

very nice...but I would rather have a bottle of malt!..thank you!!!
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* To Believe in myself and have faith in my Photography * OwdBob'sGallery
::twinkel
02/10/08 6:11 PM GMT
only if you will bring those tulips with you...lol...

Beautiful shot Nigel and the waterdrops added so much to this shot, great work:))
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laughter is the best medicine.
::phasmid
02/10/08 6:33 PM GMT
Sure!!! As long as you can find flowers like these every Valentine's Day! What a great display !

:)PJ
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"Where there is perhaps a province in which the photograph can tell us nothing more than what we see with our own eyes, there is another in which it proves to us how little our eyes permit us to see." ~Dorothea Lange
::Jimbobedsel
02/10/08 6:48 PM GMT
If I say yes...it might cause a stir on here. LOL. Nice tulips, but I'd rather have a great big box of dark chocolate candy. Seriously, that's a very good artistic shot. I love the lighting, and everything else about the composition. Super detail.

Jim
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Imagine you are there
&mimi
02/10/08 7:26 PM GMT
Great use of light and desaturation Nigel. There is a bright spot that tends to grab the viewers eye and pull it away from the beauty of the tulips though. The shadows play nicely in the background and this image appears very soft.
The color of the tulips plays a role here as well...they are not dramatic, but offer the romantic view :=)
Beautiful still life.

Oh and yes, I will !! =)
To my favorites and thank you for sharing this with me!
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~mimi~
.Genver
02/10/08 8:22 PM GMT
Very nice flowers and colors,the photo is really good.
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.0930_23
02/10/08 8:29 PM GMT
I'll take a six pack and I'm not talking Roses or Tulips Sir Nigel. Like the contrasts and colors. Did you have a spell cast upon you while in Thailand?

Tick

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I'll meet you at the edge of the sunlight, just behind the shadows. The Ghost
::wheedance
02/10/08 8:37 PM GMT
What an awesome Valentine offering! Wonderful composition, color, light, not color. It's superb.
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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
::SEFA
02/10/08 8:45 PM GMT
Wonderful lighting, an excellent shot! The fact that it is my favorite flowers makes it even better. On my desktop and faved!
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SEFA
::casechaser
02/10/08 9:38 PM GMT
Very well done, Nigel. Great lighting and coloring.
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If you have some extra time, please visit my gallery
.alexis518
02/10/08 10:18 PM GMT
Well, Nigel, I'm quite surprised, and then again, not really. Beautiful attention paid to the lighting. I love how the glass vase deflects and increases the play of light. The flowers are beautiful in clarity and color. Only one suggestion would be to soften the edge on that arc of light behind the tulips. Just MHO. And ... I would love to be counted among your many Valentines from Caedes!
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Much of the beauty in life is found in people who care.
::fogz
02/10/08 10:26 PM GMT
It is not only romantic Nigel, it shows you have very stylish taste too! ...a beautiful composition with superb lighting and colour contrasts!
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"Life is short, break the rules, forgive quickly, kiss slowly, love truly, laugh uncontrollably, and never regret anything that made you smile" .... mygallery
.ovar2008
02/10/08 10:33 PM GMT
Great composition and as Cindy say a very stylish taste
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::braces
02/11/08 1:17 AM GMT
Already spoken for, Nigel. But I'm flattered you should ask!! lol Great shot with moody lighting.
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If a thing is worth doing, it is worth doing badly. G. K. Chesterton. If you would like to see this sentiment in action please look at My Gallery
.sahadk
02/11/08 1:18 AM GMT
What an excellent photograph!?
The composition fantastic, beautriful image indeed!!
Great work Nigel.
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::cctruckee
02/11/08 2:35 AM GMT
Very nice arrangement, love the play with shadows and light. Be my...travel buddy? LOL! Next time you are in Thailand!
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~ cc de leo
.dusa1947
02/11/08 4:02 AM GMT
Kind of FTD does film noir. Wonderful work! Top marks.
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::LynEve
02/11/08 12:57 AM GMT
I think it is gorgeous and a fine photograph, full of atmosphere and of course the dewdrops - just lovely :)
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The question is not what you look at, but what you see ~ Marcel Proust
::JQ
02/11/08 2:02 PM GMT
this is a fab shot mr moore, i love the lighting and the soft colours on the flowers and of course the water drops! and wow what a good c-inded you have here! :-) grin
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seastar
02/14/08 12:15 AM GMT
Very elegant!
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::paul1972
02/16/08 7:09 PM GMT
Be your....??? err no thanks mate! lol But camera partner - yes!!! If you can teach me stuff like this! Nigel, I would give this 10/10 in all aspects. The composition (perfect for a DT), the focus, the detail, I could go on, and I really like the clearly visible water drops. A masterpiece my friend.

Paul
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Thank you for commenting on my work if I don't get round to thanking you personally.
.gabriela2006
02/19/08 12:54 AM GMT
a great shot ... very elegant:)
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.reflectionsoflife
03/30/08 5:46 AM GMT
Stunning contrasts and lovely atmosphere!
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For the joy of capturing His creation.
::verenabloo
04/04/08 8:02 AM GMT
I like this so much, but what is that white part behind the flowers?? I really like the b&w and then the touch of colour. Nicely done. Verena
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A friend is one who knows all about you and still likes you.
::ccmerino
06/14/08 3:57 PM GMT
The shadow play in this is fantastic Nigel! And the color contrast of the flowers to background, a favorite! I love the way the water becomes the lighting as it refracts and reflects.
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Well-behaved women seldom make history.
::VeraVardig
06/22/08 11:29 PM GMT
I will if you fix your roof! Itīs raining indors! :-)
Lovley soft petals and very foofy! :-)

I like a handyman! :-)

/Helena
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Bahai
11/08/08 6:15 PM GMT
Very good picture:-),I like the flowers colour and the shadows in the background.
Elin
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::verenabloo
07/10/09 11:24 PM GMT
Hi Nigel..this is the first time I've seen this lovely creation of yours...I know you posted it long ago, but it's so beautiful, that it's going right onto my desktop. And of course, the little tiny droplets of water just adds the right touches.I need something sweet like that to greet me. I love all the shadow play and yet the light is right on the Tulips...just precious. V
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"Well," said Pooh, "what I like best," and then he had to stop and think. Because although Eating Honey was a very good thing to do, there was a moment just before you began to eat it which was better than when you were, but he didn't know what it was called. ~A.A. Milne

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