Thursday, May 8, 2008

Picture Perfect~~~Gossamer

 

GOSSAMER

NOUN:

  1. A soft sheer gauzy fabric.
  2. Something delicate, light, or flimsy.
  3. A fine film of cobwebs often seen floating in the air or caught on bushes or grass.

The petals of a rose.  Delicate, soft, beautiful.

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Camera: Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi
Exposure: 3.2 sec (16/5)
Aperture: f/18
Focal Length: 55 mm
ISO Speed: 200
Exposure Bias: 0 EV
Flash: Flash did not fire

101 comments:

  1. i love this linda the candle sheding enough light to make the rose glow in gossamer light..well done.jgh
    Thank you for visiting “Gossamer Sunrise”
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  2. Beautiful shot, I love it, Baz

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  3. Lovely image. It sums up the theme well. The feel of a soft rose petal is like gossamer.
    I really like the colours and the way that they compliment each other. Soft and warm.
    There's no stopping ya.

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  4. the candles light the rose beautifully, a lovely interpretation of the theme, thanks for your comment on my photo
    http://viviennek.multiply.com/journal/item/98/Picture_Perfect_-_Gossamer

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  5. Hi Linda:
    An interesting take on the theme and, indeed, a fine photo. The lighting is sublime.
    http://terrencew.multiply.com/journal/item/334/PICTURE_PERFECT_GOSSAMER

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  6. Perfect image for the theme. Lovely capture.

    Thank you for your visit and comments.
    http://ninakobie.multiply.com/journal/item/401/Picture_Perfect_-_Gossamer

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  7. That is my favorite color rose. Beautiful shot.

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  8. great lighting, nice focus, well done!!! wish i could find a way to pull something like this off :-)

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  9. Love the light shining through the petals...very romantic and beautiful!

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  10. Oh WOW. Perfect. and that is a BEAUTIFUL picture.

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  11. Lovely photo, fits the theme so nicely. Thanks for your visit.

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  12. Oh, that is such a gorgeous rose, and I love the color the candlelight gives it. Good job!!!

    http://zorra5.multiply.com/journal/item/113/Picture_Perfect_-_Gossamer

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  13. This is rmanticly beautiful and I love the colours. Thanks for the visit to mine and the lovely comment.
    Picture Perfect: Gossamer.

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  14. Very nice picture. Love the colour!

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  15. It's beautiful...the color, the candlelight. Thanks for commenting on mine.

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  16. the rose petals are delicate and fragrant...

    Thanks for stopping by my PPF

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  17. Yes so very delicate and gossamer, both the flowers and the flame. That's a lovely shot. Thanks for stopping by.

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  18. Beautiful, and what an amazing colour, thanks for visiting mine.

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  19. The light and dark are such a nice contrast here. How long was your exposure for this one?

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  20. chic, don't know why I didn't put it here. I'll do it now.

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  21. Love the color of that rose! The picture is so real I can almost smell it.

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  22. How lovely, I love the softness of the candlelight and the gossamer petals of this beautiful unusal coloured rose !!!

    Thanks for stopping by my page Linda !!!

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  23. A lovely piccy. I can almost smell the aroma of the warmed rose and wax.

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  24. Nice setting. So warm and pleasing looking. I like it. (I like your picture over a picture too)

    http://busterp.multiply.com/journal/item/57/Picture_perfect_liquid_gossamer

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  25. Stunning!!

    Thanks for stopping by.

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  26. roses are indeed delicate...
    thanks for checking out mine.

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  27. What a romantic looking flower! Thanks for stopping by mine!

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  28. :) Love the light and shadows, yes, it is indeed a gossamer.

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  29. this is sooo sweeet and romantic!

    thx for visiting mine :)

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  30. That is a really great shot and I love the rose! That is my fave color too!

    Thanks for coming by my page!

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  31. thanks for your visit
    thanks for presenting a breath taking gossamer here

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  32. That's beautiful and such warm colors.....very romantic and delicate! You'll have fun with blending and such. TY for your visit and this wonderful energy your pic exudes. Light and Joy!

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  33. Nice take on the theme, and beautiful roses on the candle light

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  34. This just says soft love, soft as a gossamer's breeze caressing an evening light. Really nice.

    Thanks for passing my way and your comments.

    http://danceinsilence.multiply.com/journal/item/308/PP_Friday_Fergus_and_Bubbles

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  35. The candles give just enough light to show the gossamer beauty of the petals ~ what a lovely shot. :)
    Thank you for visiting mine, also. :)
    http://mousepotato66.multiply.com/journal/item/161/Picture_Perfect_Gossamer

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  36. Liek it very much The light of the candles through the flower... great

    http://tribunj.multiply.com/journal/item/58/gosammer

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  37. nice shot Linda kind of same like mine..

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  38. I'm struggling for the best words... it reminds me of a Renaissance era still life, Dutch school perhaps?

    Well done regardless, and I always appreciate the tech specs. Thanks for visiting my more obtuse/deconstructionist one http://listig.multiply.com/journal/item/797

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  39. WOW! this pictrure is sooo ROMANTIC! and the candle light made the petals like sheer gossamer too!
    LOVELY

    thanks for visiting my gossamer mist!

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  40. Like this photo, quite an excellant photogarphy Linda

    Picture Perfect: GOSSAMER

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  41. Hei Linda

    OOoh, very gossamer!!
    Keep so well and safe.

    MY GOSSAMER TAKE in ere.

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  42. Wow love you picture very beautiful. Thank you sor stopping by mine:)

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  43. what a romantic picture ;)
    thank you for your nice comment

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  44. Very beautiful... And yes, how delicate are the petals of a rose.




    And yes, you would love my sister. She is very much fun. Sometimes too much fun for me. I am very laid back compared to her. LOL. Thanks for stopping by, and I hope you enjoy the song. I just thought of it straight away as I saw your rose and thought of how delicate it is and love too.
    Love and Friendship,
    Lilangelwolf

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  45. Definitely delicate!

    Thanks for stopping by and the comment

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  46. Beautiful sheer petals. I love how the light gives the rose that gossamer quality!

    Thanks for visiting and commenting on my PP this week.

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  47. very beautiful Linda, I like the way you have the rose is backlit by the candle, pure romance!!!

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  48. *sigh* I can just smell the intoxicating scent it's giving off and the flickering light of those candles.... just heavenly.. :)

    glad you stopped by tonight chic.. thought I was gonna drink all this ice tea by myself. Of course you can have a copy of that shot. I'd be delighted!

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  49. what a beautiful rose! thanks for sharing!

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  50. Looks romantically gossamer, Linda. Love the soft glow of the candle to match the softness of the rose petals. Nicely captured. I think I'm ready for some red wine now...care to join me. :)

    Thanks for dropping by Romy's "Baseball Gods in a Gossamer Mist" and for the nice compliment.

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  51. Gorgeous shot, really beautiful and represent the theme so perfectly. It gives me a warmth feeling to see your picture. Bravo!
    Thanks for your kind comment on my entry this week. Enjoy your weekend.

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  52. very very nice
    thanks for your comment on my page...even though the entry wasn't all that! :)

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  53. I love the song The Rose .. my absolute fav! Great picture also.. wonderful post!

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  54. this is a very pretty picture! you are very talented

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  55. The way you captured the detail of the flower and the petals you did a great job

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  56. How beautiful and definitely delicate. If only they could last forever.

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  57. Very elegant flower...beautiful!

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  58. Oh, and I love the song - "I say love, it is a flower, and you, its only seed!" Lovely!!

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  59. Rose & candle, beautiful shot :-)

    Thanks for the visit
    "Gossamer" - For Picture Perfect

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  60. Delicate lighting enhancing a beautiful delicate rose.
    What a lovely shot/take for this week.
    Thank you for visiting my photo~GOSSAMER~ and leaving such lovely comments.

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  61. What could be prettier and more delicate ....

    Thank you for visiting mine at http://propercharlie.multiply.com/journal/item/179

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  62. gorgeous shot. Looks very pro as in those shots ina Hallmark card...well done, Linda! Thanks for stopping by..;-)

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  63. That is a lovely shot. You have a nice eye. Thanks for sharing and visiting mine, too!

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  64. The reflection through that rose is beautiful. Thank you so much for stopping by and sharing. HUGS.

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  65. nice lighting and composition Linda
    great job!

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  66. What a pretty picture!!!!! Something delicate for sure and really beautiful!
    Thak you for your visit to my post ~ hope your week is going well!

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  67. Very beautiful take on the theme! I like it...

    Thanks for your visit and comment dropped.

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