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Spring Jewels?
23-MAR-2006 Lee Rudd

Spring Jewels?

Thursday 23rd March
Day 460

Thursday Challenge - Celebrating Spring

Not quite the image I was hoping for, but it is sooooooooooo murky here (in fact it is now raining heavily...) that I had to use plan b.... found these snowdrops just where I wanted them!

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FujiFilm FinePix S3 Pro ,Nikkor 70-300mm f/4-5.6D ED AF
1/60s f/5.6 at 200.0mm iso1600 with Flash full exif

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Jude Marion26-Mar-2006 18:39
Beautiful image, Lee ... I really like the slight glow - makes these jewels just POP!
JW25-Mar-2006 09:25
Looks like night-time! Interestingly different image
Linda Willets24-Mar-2006 07:03
very nice
Rochelle Cardinale24-Mar-2006 04:04
Beautiful little flowers. I eagerly await the first sign of flowers here.
Mindy McNaugher24-Mar-2006 03:18
They do have a wonderful dreamy quality to them! Lovely!
laine8223-Mar-2006 22:45
I like their dreamy quality & the hint of dark woodland in the bg. Beautiful.
J. Scott Coile23-Mar-2006 22:40
They really pop in that deeply filtered light. So nice and soft.
Stu23-Mar-2006 21:45
Love the snowdrops. Nice soft focus.
Bob Floyd23-Mar-2006 20:59
These really pop against that dark background. Excellent find. They even seem to glow.
Carole Stevens23-Mar-2006 20:36
Really does looklike jewels Lee!I tried something sililar earlier it woulnt work! Infact nothing is out here at all had to resort to a twig leaf!
Guest 23-Mar-2006 19:41
This is beautiful! Do I recognize your treatment? :)
beverley harrison23-Mar-2006 18:24
perfect actually, brightens up a dull n gloomy day!!
TimA23-Mar-2006 18:13
Great treatment Lee, it really suits the subject, particlarly with that dark background. Nice one.
Jola Dziubinska23-Mar-2006 18:09
Very well done, especially I like the dark and blurry backgroud. The snowdrops just emerge from the darkness and glow happily.
Yes, they certainly are celebraiting Spring :)
faye white23-Mar-2006 18:05
they are soooo sweet, bowing their heads to the cold and damp weather.... well done Lee!!