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A Little TCU Pride

Posted by
Barbara Kile (Ft. Worth, United States) on 6 January 2011 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Allow me a bit of 'purple pride' as I congratulate the TCU Horned Frogs on their Rose Bowl victory. I was there, taking in all the festivities, including the parade, the parties, the spirit and the game! What a great venue - it's the Rose Bowl! Many schools feel a sense of 'entitlement' to be in a big bowl game - we were just excited to be there!

Happy New Year everyone!

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Terry H. from Azle Texas, United States

Beautiful shot. Go Frogs!!

6 Jan 2011 8:54pm

Guido from Heusden-Zolder, Belgium

Beautiful, nice processing !

6 Jan 2011 9:10pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

gorgeous. TCU has every right to feel proud. And they knocked off a superb team that was at the top of its game.

6 Jan 2011 9:16pm

mimicy from Bordeaux, France

Des tons presque surnaturels ... et une belle luminosité ... compliments

6 Jan 2011 9:53pm

tulip from kerman, Iran

very nice color and flower

6 Jan 2011 10:53pm

JCJ from Troyes, France

beautiful, forms and tones both

6 Jan 2011 11:17pm

Anita from West Nottingham, United States

Glad you enjoyed the game and events!
This is a gorgeous image! Smooth, silky, perfect!

7 Jan 2011 12:02am

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

This is simply stunning! I love the beautiful soft glow it has- and the color is exquisite! (Glad you got to go to the Rose Bowl! That is on my "bucket list, for sure!)

7 Jan 2011 12:13am

@Tracy: Just being there was awesome. The students had the time of their lives I'm sure. Now that we're home, we'll watch the recording of the parade we made and we're planning a watch party to see the game again! :-)

Julie Brown from Indianapolis, United States

Gorgeous work, as to be expected from you. Congrats on the TCU victory.

7 Jan 2011 1:45am

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

wonderful capture - i love the smooth light and to soft feel and look of this rose! the subtle colour tone complements this composition very nicely!

7 Jan 2011 2:04am

Tomas Turecek from Czech Republic

This is really beautiful, Barbara. The purple tone is lovely and the soft and delicate petals are amazing. The vignete blur (or what is it) nicely leads eyes to what they should look at. Isn't it the same photo that was posted here some time ago but in high-key?

7 Jan 2011 9:41am

@Tomas Turecek: Thanks, Tomas. I have many versions of this rose, but could be - I went back to the raw/original files to find one with color.

Eduardo from Bahia Blanca, Argentina

Soft, delicated, beautiful....

7 Jan 2011 12:15pm

ellery from Herzlia,, Israel

That's such a wonderful image. My (cowboy) hat is off to you!

7 Jan 2011 4:00pm

António Pires from Lisbon, Portugal

Beautiful image.

7 Jan 2011 9:50pm

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Absolutely perfect !

7 Jan 2011 11:20pm

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

A wonderful way to celebrate.
These are fresh and tender and icily beautiful colors. What lovely swirling lines.

10 Jan 2011 2:30am

Zing from Hamilton, New Zealand

Beautiful rose, nice purple. Happy New Year!

10 Jan 2011 7:07am

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

this is lovely and wonderful.. A very serene picture

11 Jan 2011 7:34am

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

This is so very beautiful. I love the soft feel and mood. The colour is gorgeous.
Happy New Year to you too!

12 Jan 2011 8:53pm

Marie from FRESNES, France

tout en douceur, c'est beau.

13 Jan 2011 2:52pm

Steve from Camdenton, United States

Superb shot of the rose. Nice detail in the center out to the soft edges...well done.

14 Jan 2011 5:30am

Ioanaz from Bucharest, Romania

very beautiful :)

16 Jan 2011 8:55pm

JB from Chalfont, United States

Yummy Barbara. TCU is #1 in my book!

18 Jan 2011 9:38pm

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

I am as excited to look at your WONDERFUL creation! The softness and the colour.....what a beautiful dream!

30 Jan 2011 5:22am

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