Friday, August 12, 2011

Thistle Down - Black and White Weekend

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Beauty doesn't need ornaments. Softness can't bear the weight of ornaments.
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~Munshi Premchand

24 comments:

  1. Dramatically beautiful, and with so much lovely detail.

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  2. That is so dramatic in black and white. Wow!

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  3. I am alway amazed how some pictures need to be black and white. Lovely shot.

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  4. soooo pretty.....they look like sparklers!!!

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  5. I love this shot. I notice someone else already said it was like sparklers. That was my first thought too.

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  6. This is great Karen. The delicacy, the tones, the light all come together to make a fine image.

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  7. good shot Karen.... i like it.

    greetings, Joop

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  8. Lovely shot! Nice depth in the photo.

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  9. I soooo, love this. Just love it!

    My Nikon is in the shop. Parts are back-ordered due to the earthquake in Japan. =(

    I will simply envy you. LOL.

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  10. I can almost feel the soft breeze that is making the thistle down float away... lovely in B&W.

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  11. Nice!! I love the way the DOF drops off deep into the background

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  12. A very pretty photo of a plant that's not so lovely!

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  13. lovely shot - looks like explosions of natures energy *VBS*

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  14. It's like slivers of silver.

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  15. Great shot, could hang on a wall maybe..thx for visiting my place.

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  16. Karen girl this is beautiful !
    Some how you can see so much more detail in B&W .. I guess because you are not distracted by colour ?
    I want to do more B&W too .. you have inspired me : )
    Joy

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  17. Hi there - thats a really good black and white image! I really like it.

    Cheers Stewart M - Australia

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  18. A beautiful black and white. So delicate looking! :)

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  19. Love the words and the details that captured so beautifully..
    Thanks for dropping by

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