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Hope for Spring
Hope for Spring
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Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Hope II (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-350D Rebel XT
Lens: Tamron SP AF 90mm f/2.8 Di for Canon
Location: Liverpool
Date: Mar 15, 2009
Aperture: f6.3
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/500
Galleries: Floral
Date Uploaded: Mar 15, 2009

I took this while having a wander through Calderstones park, Liverpool, specifically looking for a nice crocus.
For me, the crocus does give me hope for the arrival of a beautiful spring. I didn't intend to enter a challenge, but it fits well for this challenge.

Editing... Just a few spot healing patches, a crop, and resize, you can't improve on Nature :-)

Statistics
Place: 28 out of 128
Avg (all users): 5.9122
Avg (commenters): 7.4000
Avg (participants): 5.7500
Avg (non-participants): 5.9900
Views since voting: 1015
Views during voting: 255
Votes: 148
Comments: 9
Favorites: 1 (view)


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 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/19/2009 02:22:48 PM
good macro image pretty pruple
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03/17/2009 10:11:56 PM
Very sharp photo with its eye-catching color.
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03/17/2009 07:33:37 PM
oh, so very very pleasing...this is so soothing...very nice
  Photographer found comment helpful.
03/17/2009 06:28:39 PM
Very beautiful tone and colour. It shows the flowers blooming and there is so much hope. Very nice capture.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
03/16/2009 11:30:40 PM
Wow! Beautiful. Flowers are a little cliche for a hope challenge... but considering my photo didn't even really fit the challenge i'm not one to talk lol. The focus is perfect. Fabulous job!
  Photographer found comment helpful.
03/16/2009 07:16:41 PM
Beautiful light and colours, it's always nice to see these little things opening up in the garden :) Not voting btw ;)
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03/16/2009 11:23:05 AM
gorgeous lovely detail and sharpness
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03/16/2009 11:10:38 AM
I love this purple color with the yellow in the center.
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03/16/2009 12:29:24 AM
Gotta love the crocus.
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