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Lilly Of The Valley
« on: May 17, 2022, 05:34:55 pm »

I have been fortunate to have a small cluster of Lilly Of The Valley plants growing near the north-facing foundation of my house. They’ve been there for over 30 years, without any effort on my part. They bloom reliably around Mother's day, but the flowers are ephemeral: one day they’re beautiful, and the next they’re wilted, brown and dead. Luckily, I caught these just before they died, and preserved their beauty in this photograph.

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Re: Lilly Of The Valley
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2022, 07:07:33 pm »

Lovely, Bob, nice composition. Reminds me of when I was at Georgetown, but I wasn't doing photography then.

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Re: Lilly Of The Valley
« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2022, 11:38:07 pm »

Very fine indeed.
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Re: Lilly Of The Valley
« Reply #3 on: May 18, 2022, 03:33:43 am »

very elegant!
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Re: Lilly Of The Valley
« Reply #4 on: May 18, 2022, 06:54:08 am »

What has been already said.

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Re: Lilly Of The Valley
« Reply #5 on: May 18, 2022, 07:15:09 am »

David et al: Thank you for you kind words.
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Re: Lilly Of The Valley
« Reply #6 on: May 18, 2022, 09:11:27 am »

The black/dark background is perfect. Although I'm always in love with high-key shots, I like this one very much and it's just fine for this Lilly of the valley.
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Re: Lilly Of The Valley
« Reply #7 on: May 18, 2022, 10:02:19 am »

The delicacy of the flowers comes through quite well.

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Re: Lilly Of The Valley
« Reply #8 on: May 18, 2022, 10:06:13 am »

Lovely rendition.
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Re: Lilly Of The Valley
« Reply #9 on: May 18, 2022, 10:54:51 am »

Marvelous photo--and they smell so good!
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Re: Lilly Of The Valley
« Reply #10 on: May 18, 2022, 05:53:01 pm »

Francois, Paulo, RMW and Peter: Thank you!
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Re: Lilly Of The Valley
« Reply #11 on: May 21, 2022, 09:00:07 pm »

Exquisite lighting, composition, and technique!  Thanks for sharing this great shot!

David V. Ward, Ph. D.

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Re: Lilly Of The Valley
« Reply #12 on: May 22, 2022, 06:23:57 am »

Thank you, Dward.
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