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Stock Photo
04-MAY-2010

Stock Photo

Another day of limited photo opportunities but I couldn't resist this deeply scented stock.
I bought it when I nipped into the supermarket for a few bits and bobs on my way
home from work yesterday. I often accuse my husband of being tempted by the
DIY and gadgetry sections yet I can't walk past the flower displays without picking
up a bunch.
It wasn't just the possibility of bailing me out of a sticky PAD moment which made
me buy these; there is something wonderfully nostalgic about these stocks. They are
reminiscent of cottage gardens and I remember my mother planting in them in
our garden when I was a child.
I am way behind with commenting but will try to catch up.

Nikon D90
1/40s f/7.1 at 50.0mm iso400 full exif

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jlm06-May-2010 18:45
Nice flowers!
Máire Uí Mhaicín05-May-2010 20:42
A scent that evokes memories for us all. A beautifully delicate creamy colour here.
Patricia Kay05-May-2010 18:28
Gorgeous image Mairead...I also have nostalgic memories of stocks from my childhood...BV
Stephanie05-May-2010 15:57
This is an amazing bit of "stock photography"! BV
Neal Nye05-May-2010 11:14
A lovely image. They're so beautifully presented against the simple, dark background.
Colin Storey05-May-2010 09:45
Wonderful image of these scented flowers. v
Blandine Mangin05-May-2010 07:43
very beautiful flowers ! v
heather05-May-2010 06:17
Beautiful flowers Mairead.. they look wonderful against that background. V
Yvonne05-May-2010 05:39
I always love these too, and the gorgeous scent!
Kevin Chester05-May-2010 05:23
Nice shot, but it looks nothing like an OXO cube ;-)
larose forest photos05-May-2010 01:29
I'm glad you did pick this up because it has given us a gorgeous image to look at! V
LynnH05-May-2010 01:24
Such beautiful flowers and your photograph is excellent. Very well done!! V
Frank Brault05-May-2010 01:12
This photo so captures the essence of this flower that I believe I can smell its fragrant scent. V
Walter O. Koenig05-May-2010 00:19
A beautiful image with this soft lighting. Very nice textures, details and background. "V"
pkocinski04-May-2010 23:06
Beautiful flowers don't count as an impulse buy :-) Nicely done.
Alan K04-May-2010 22:02
Nice capture of the texture; good choice of background too.
slhoornstra04-May-2010 21:53
Very well photographed, you have caught their sweetness. There is nothing quite like their delicate fragrance. V
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