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The  Obligatory Blossom Photo

The Obligatory Blossom Photo

It was the May Bank Holiday here, bright and blustery. I was working as we
now have to each cover two Bank Holidays a year on the grounds, I suppose,
that news never sleeps. It wasn't too bad as I managed to arrange an interview with
a spritely 71 year old who is receiving an award for his contribution to the local
theatre scene over the years. So although I was working, it was more like having
a cup of coffee and a chat with an old friend. That and a few press releases which
came in over the internet kept me busy so time passed fairly quickly.
As I drove home, these blossoms outside a church in town caught my eye.
Normally there would be cars parked along the street but today it was
quiet, making it handy to pull over and get a pic.

Nikon D90
1/800s f/7.1 at 50.0mm iso400 full exif

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Al Chesworth04-May-2010 18:28
Just beautiful.
Kevin Chester04-May-2010 16:20
Always worth stopping for a chance shot, looks great
Patricia Kay04-May-2010 15:09
Gorgeous blossoms image Mairead....BV
Betty Vlasiu04-May-2010 12:50
Superb capture! Very nice. v.
pkocinski04-May-2010 12:45
And it's a very well done image!
deborahcuming04-May-2010 12:07
good for opportunity to 'stop and smell the flowers' and with beautiful results! V
Neal Nye04-May-2010 11:01
There is no way one can resist these. A fine image of the world reawakening after winter.
heather04-May-2010 06:17
Beautifu1 shot.. wonderful light. V
John Reynolds04-May-2010 05:33
Great picture - worth stopping for.
lou_rozensteins04-May-2010 04:29
Nice find in great light!
René Gysi04-May-2010 04:21
Very beautiful work, V
Yvonne04-May-2010 03:05
So lovely and fresh! v
Carl Carbone04-May-2010 02:17
I can almost smell them. Beautiful!
bill friedlander03-May-2010 23:22
Nice light on this lovely floral bouquet. A good way to finish a working day. V
laine03-May-2010 22:35
Working when everyone else is on holiday can have it's pretty, Mairead.
LynnH03-May-2010 22:33
Perfect light, it was a good idea to stop for these beautiful blossoms. V
slhoornstra03-May-2010 22:06
A lovely capture. Lots of blossom shots around, but they are not all as pretty as this one. Glad you stopped. V
Doug Cruden03-May-2010 21:48
This is beautiful, Mairead - gorgeous light and such rich colours...excellent shot!
Johnny JAG03-May-2010 20:47
It's the law, you've got to do at least one blossom shot! Lovely colour and light.
Blandine Mangin03-May-2010 20:35
wonderful ! v
Frank Brault03-May-2010 20:27
So beautifully captured. V
Alan K03-May-2010 20:27
The white blossoms are very "refreshing" on the eye for want of a better word, especially when set against the richer colours in the background.
Máire Uí Mhaicín03-May-2010 20:24
I'm glad you found a parking spot to capture this lovely icon of spring.
Michal Leszczynski03-May-2010 20:20
Wonderful. V.
Pat Shawyer03-May-2010 20:18
Beautiful !!
Colin Storey03-May-2010 20:03
Fantastic blossoms. v
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