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Dare by catch---22 Dare by catch---22
He that dares not grasp the thorn
Should never crave the rose...


~ Anne Bronte



I'm always pleased when I expose white or yellow correctly. this one make me happy. a rare hand held one, the white prickly poppy.

so beautiful... so dangerous.
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lostknightkg Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2012
Beautiful :clap:
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catch---22 Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2012  Professional Photographer
:bow:
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Juno-Janus Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2012  Professional Photographer
It seems tissue paper & Anne Bronte completed the scene!
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catch---22 Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2012  Professional Photographer
lol, a good description!

thank you Juno :)
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Juno-Janus Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2012  Professional Photographer
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ShlomitMessica Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Wonderful shot :iconfeaturedplz:[link] :hug:
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:iconcatch---22:
catch---22 Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2012  Professional Photographer
thank you so much Sara!
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TeaPhotography Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2012  Professional General Artist
Truly splendid! :aww:
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:iconcatch---22:
catch---22 Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2012  Professional Photographer
thank you Tea :heart:
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Hermetic-Wings Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
I never seen a white poppy up to the submission of your beautiful photographs. Thanks for sharing :d
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catch---22 Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2012  Professional Photographer
thank you Ayhan :)
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Corvidae65 Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2012
:iconkillitwithfire: Sure thing Dennis!

:lol:

Really nice papery textures you got in the whites and the yellows are just right :thumbsup:
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catch---22 Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2012  Professional Photographer
:laughing:

thank you much John! :)
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Corvidae65 Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2012
My pleasure :salute:
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thanksthatisenough Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2012
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catch---22 Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2012  Professional Photographer
:)
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BrightStar2 Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2012
The colour version looks beautiful D, well done on the capture, Great quote too....
reminds me of a quote i just read, "If you climb into the saddle, be ready for the ride."
Always be ready for some Essential Insanities....lol ღ:rose:
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catch---22 Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2012  Professional Photographer
thank you Donna :)
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BrightStar2 Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2012
:):heart:
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peterpateman Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Very nice and a lovely quote.
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:iconcatch---22:
catch---22 Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2012  Professional Photographer
thank you sir Peter!
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:iconpeterpateman:
peterpateman Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
You're most welcome Dennis!
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djohn9 Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
And nice depth to bring out the detail.
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catch---22 Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2012  Professional Photographer
thank you David.
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RedSuzanne Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
So wonderful.

Bravo.
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:iconcatch---22:
catch---22 Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2012  Professional Photographer
I really like these... thanks Red!
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RedSuzanne Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
You are most welcome.
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COLOREDINLOVE Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Life's most precious things are guarded and protected...this is no exception!
Love the simplicity and those prickly thorns will keep me away too!!
Beautiful picture Dennis! Hugs and kisses!! :heart:
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catch---22 Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2012  Professional Photographer
I suppose it usually works that way... thank you Brenda :heart:
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COLOREDINLOVE Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You are welcome hon! Have a great weekend and cherish those things you love...:heart:
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FaerieBert Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I love the crinkly texture on the flowers :)
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:iconcatch---22:
catch---22 Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2012  Professional Photographer
thank you Rebecca :)
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FaerieBert Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome :)
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stefuga Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2012
Nice capture, Dennis! :)
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catch---22 Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2012  Professional Photographer
thank you very much Stefania :)
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stefuga Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2012
You're always welcome! :hug:
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brunette-from-oz Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2012   General Artist
A beautiful flower deserves the thorns. I am just pleased when I can see through the eye piece...one day I'll venture into exposures and colour. :sigh:
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catch---22 Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2012  Professional Photographer
I suppose they do... and lol, you grow with each image. :)
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1001G Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2012
and so pretty
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:iconcatch---22:
catch---22 Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2012  Professional Photographer
thank you Edie :)
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martintinaz Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2012  Professional Photographer
This reminds me of spring when everything is starting a new life...very beautiful ...:love:
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:iconcatch---22:
catch---22 Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2012  Professional Photographer
thank you so much Tina :rose:
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LoveAdventureWithHim Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Beautifully captured! Love the colors and details!
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catch---22 Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2012  Professional Photographer
thank you Missy :)
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Heylormammy Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Beautiful :heart:
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catch---22 Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2012  Professional Photographer
thank you very much Eileen :)
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BklynGirl Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2012
The white petals remind me of crepe paper flowers that we used to make to decorate with. Your photo has
so much detail, excellent clarity.
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catch---22 Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2012  Professional Photographer
thank you Maria :)
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Merhlin Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2012
Great light catching all the nuances of the petal Dennis.

Poppies... Poppies ... sleep ..... sleep .... zzzzzzzzzz. ;)
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catch---22 Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2012  Professional Photographer
thank you very much Jef... :snore:
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