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Steve Mockford02-Dec-2008 01:30
Great shot...there is so much here to occupy the viewer without being overpoweringly busy.
Guest 06-Apr-2008 16:37
Great expressive worth...your editing is very good cant wait to see more of these.
Sue Robertson14-Nov-2007 01:00
Well this was a great success. There is so much to see in it. Great story telling.
Roe..13-Sep-2007 02:18
you know I love this image..
Bill Warren22-Mar-2007 17:13
J this one is a winner.
Guest 18-Feb-2007 06:41
Yes, life for plants is a permanent struggle, and beauty cannot be separated from the thrown that were useful to protect the growth. Nice layering.
AL18-Feb-2007 06:30
A rose among the thorns... Very creatively and beautifully done, Jenene. The title and Phil's words do make me appreciate its beauty and its strength even more. It's a postiive thought and I thank you for that. I'm truly impressed. Voted.
Cindi Smith16-Feb-2007 23:32
Beautiful work, Jenene!V
Guest 16-Feb-2007 19:11
This is a very creative and stunning image,Jenene.Voted.
JSWaters16-Feb-2007 18:44
Well, once again you lead me in the right direction. My first choice for title was 'Survivor' (and I think I will change it). After living with it for awhile, I think I got off track from my original intent. Thanks, once again, Phil.
Phil Douglis16-Feb-2007 18:35
Your title implies imprisonment, yet I see this wonderful image as a metaphor for support and survival. The thorny branches are part of a flower's life line and protection. A watery context envelopes the image, appearing as both drops on the blossom and a reflection featuring a superimposed screen of watery sky and branches. That overall screen functions as nest and nourishment for the blossoms. Nests are places of nuture and rest. Water is the lifeblood of a plant. So yes -- to me it is more about nature's survival mechanisms, not about an imprisoned spirit, plant, or life.
Ray :)16-Feb-2007 18:30
The rose will win ;-)
Ian York16-Feb-2007 18:26
lovely montage