the old grey matter is suffering lately what with lots of Birthdays to make cards for – so for Chloe’s birthday I grabbed her guitar and walked around the garden – after a few shots I decided that I rather liked this one ;) a litlte bit of layering et voila! Happpy Birthday Chloe :))

Featured in Alphabet Soup for the letter G challenge 7 June
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Featured in Color and Light 20th May ’09

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the finished card


music, flowers, guitar, spring, birthday, instrument, greetings, daisies

We live in the West of France in the Poitou Charentes region, I love where we live and take a lot of inspiration for photography from the countryside and wonderful regions around us.

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  • Debbie Roelle
    Debbie Roelleabout 5 years ago

    Very nice image

  • Thank you kindly Debbie :)

    – Pamela Jayne Smith

  • Isa Rodriguez
    Isa Rodriguezabout 5 years ago

    awesome image…….. so very thoughtful feeling….. like the guitar is so happy to have a place where to sing. :)

  • Thank you kindly Isa – she loves her guitar (more so her new electric one!!) and of course she has a spring birthday :)

    – Pamela Jayne Smith

  • Karen  Betts
    Karen Bettsabout 5 years ago

    really nice image love the reflection of the daisies in the face of the guitar. the card look beautiful i can imagine she was thrilled.

  • Thank You Karen – this was before Rob cut the grass!! She is pleased I think – although I should have done a card with her new baby but still I prefer this one (maybe as it’s quieter?)

    – Pamela Jayne Smith

  • Tamara Valjean
    Tamara Valjeanabout 5 years ago

    Great concept and result, well done!

  • Thankyou Tamara :))

    – Pamela Jayne Smith

  • Squealia
    Squealiaabout 5 years ago

    Did you polish the guitar first? haha. Wonderful daisy reflections

  • Mais Oui!! Thank you kindly :))

    – Pamela Jayne Smith

  • Catherine Hamilton-Veal  ©
    Catherine Hami...about 5 years ago

    a nice composition Pamela.x

  • Thank you kindly Catherine :)) x

    – Pamela Jayne Smith

  • reflector
    reflectorabout 5 years ago

    A very nicely staged and captured image ! Great shot !

  • Thank you kindly James – I don’t normally stage so it is always hard for me but I am quite pleased with the over all result :(although it could have been better but I was racing the lawnmower :)

    – Pamela Jayne Smith

  • Linda Bianic
    Linda Bianicabout 5 years ago

    lovely reflections of the flowers …… nice comp too.. congrats on your feature in Color and Light!!

  • Thank you kindly Linda – I had no idea at all about the feature – how lovely :))

    – Pamela Jayne Smith

  • Clare Colins
    Clare Colinsabout 5 years ago

    A lovely image. The rites of spring :)

  • Thank you Clare :))

    – Pamela Jayne Smith

  • BettinaSchwarz
    BettinaSchwarzabout 5 years ago

    a fabulous creation!! Well done!!

  • Thank you kindly Bettina :)) and for the Fave to :)

    – Pamela Jayne Smith

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