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ukphotolady said on yesterday's blog that dandelion clocks brought back fond memories of school days and walking there. Daisies do the same for me; summer school days before big school, sitting on the grassy banks of the playing field, making daisy chains till the bell went.

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All the usual compliments again, because you deserve them! I like the hue you have chosen, not pretending it's sepia, and very appropriate. All the delicious out-of-focus stuff around,(how did you get that at f10?!) and nice crop/place in frame.
pixelpixie: It's my new lens - a Nikkor 60mm micro (macro but Nikon say micro), the whole frame and a little breeze. My Mamiya lenses are pretty hot but this one is a cracker. It serves as a very accommodating substitute for the usual 50mm lens stuff too.
Lovely stuff! New lens: oh, oh, oh yes! moment smile
Good shot and lovely framing... everythings perfect here!!
  • Ginnie
  • Atlanta, GA, United States
  • 19 May 2007, 06:30
This is a fantastic shot for your memories, PP, and for all the reasons stated above. The fact it's not in color makes it feel like a memory. I like that.
  • Deb
  • United States
  • 19 May 2007, 14:01
Absolutely stunning!
pixelpixie: Thanks Deb smile
Great ! Simply great !!
THis is a lovely shot! Great one smile
  • Ellie
  • 19 May 2007, 22:44
... and how long did you manage to make the chain before it broke? Quite a skill really, wasn't it? I'll bet you used buttercups to tell if somebody liked butter. wink

It's an absolute corker of a lens, you're going to have great fun using it.

Thanks for the link by the way, I'm going to have a very happy time browsing, but unfortunately 'they' tell me we need a new dishwasher sad
  • nev
  • Aus
  • 19 May 2007, 23:30
another wonderul flower shot. macro lens mmm jealous. what is the motion blur to the top left of the flower. is it a leaf with water on it.
pixelpixie: Thanks Neal, I've been trying to think, the grass was dry - I was sprawled all over it so it could only be the light reflecting off the smooth blades of grass and of course there was a breeze so the blades were moving, I remember having to wait for the wind to calm to click the shutter each time.
Wow, lovely tones here. softness and sharpness, all inbetween. Nicely done. smile
  • mal
  • 20 May 2007, 11:13
thats a beauty Jose, these mute tones are lovely. mal
Me quiere, no me quiere, me quiere, no me quiere, me quiere..... Lovely shot and tones! smile
  • Julischka
  • the centre of EU
  • 20 May 2007, 18:00
I like the tone, the light the blury parts just everything. It's beautiful! smile
pixelpixie: Thanks Julia smile
etonnament le noir et blanc donne une beauté toute particulière à la photo
pixelpixie: Merci beaucoup!

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