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  1. alexraphael says:

    Beautiful and exquisite

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  2. glauco says:

    …a wonderful quote for a wonderful rose!!!

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  3. Maverick ~ says:

    This is that wonderful quote. Your rose is gorgeous.

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    1. thanks Maverick! 😀

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  4. Maria F. says:

    I love the colors of this flower.

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  5. Stephen Thom says:

    lovely shot… this is in Edinburgh?

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  6. gorgeous, dear Cybele, what amazing colors!!! ❤ ❤ ❤

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    1. many thanks Aisha- you must have many in Egypt!

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  7. Cybele, this is simply lovely!!

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    1. it was gorgeous!! Thank you Stacy!

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  8. lauramacky says:

    I love the inclusion of the leaf in the upper right-hand corner. Simply beautiful.

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    1. those little details make a photo sometimes!! Thank you Laura!

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      1. lauramacky says:

        You’re welcome 🙂

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  9. Adrian Lewis says:

    Absolutely stunning image, Cybele – I love the falloff in focus towards the sides – and am consumed with envy! Adrian

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    1. aww thanks so much Adrian!! It was a beauty!

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  10. What a beautiful saying…so glad I found your blog…

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    1. it is! Thank you Sue!

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  11. sedge808 says:

    so dreamy/beautiful.

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  12. DG MARYOGA says:

    “Rose is a rose is a rose is a rose…. ” ! Have you ever heard its petals moving?
    Loveliness extreme,Cybele Dear 🙂 xxx

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    1. oh it is music isn’t it!! Lovely thought Doda!! Thank you!

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  13. Nice shot, Cybele! The sweet spot surrounded by bokeh truly calls attention to your subject. Love the choice of color saturation as well. Great job. 🙂

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    1. Many thanks Robert!!

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  14. I love that quote. Beautiful rose, too 🙂

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    1. me too- thanks Sarah!! hope all is going well!

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      1. Quite well, although I don’t seem to be able to do things quite as quickly as I used to, which is frustrating!

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      2. Take your time and take care Sarah!!

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  15. Simple but lovely. Nice processing.

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    1. yes! Thanks Sherry!

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  16. Beautiful light in those folds! I love that quote too!

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    1. thank you Deborah- me too!

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  17. Nita McGrew says:

    Stunning.

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  18. sheldonk2014 says:

    It all works beautifully

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  19. Leanne Cole says:

    Lovely thought Cybele.

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