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Rose sorbet

Two weeks ago I posted a golden rose which had shrugged off the early morning frost and bloomed beautifully by the afternoon.  Unfortunately the next frost was much heavier, and this little rosebud was stopped in its tracks.   However, it looked so pretty, dressed for winter, so I decided to conclude the series with this one.

I `m glad that so many of you seem to have enjoyed it these `chilly` shots.  (:o)

comments (30)

So many flavours.

If you snapped one off and stored it in the freezer, would it freeze-dry and keep forever?
Rosalyn Sears: Might do! I should have tried. Next year! (:o)
  • Astrid
  • rainy windy Holland
  • 3 Dec 2007, 07:45
WOW Roasalyn, they ARE getting better and better, stunning capture smile
Rosalyn Sears: Astrid, I am replying from a very dull, wet and windy South of England. I can`t believe my luck with that sudden cold snap. I am so pleased you have enjoyed this series. (:o)
The last one but not the least Rosalyn. For me this is the best one of your beautyful series
Rosalyn Sears: Well I put this one in because it sort of closed the circle. I am so glad you like it. (:o)
  • Nig
  • Wobbling post workout
  • 3 Dec 2007, 08:16
Is that sugar on sorbetwink
Rosalyn Sears: That is just what it looks like! (:o)
  • Kathryn
  • Germany
  • 3 Dec 2007, 08:30
So lovely. I have very much enjoyed this series. Each photograph has been a beauty.
Rosalyn Sears: Many thanks, Kathryn. I have appreciated all of your kind comments. (:o)
  • Tracy
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 3 Dec 2007, 08:47
Love the title Roz, but when I first saw your shot,I thought toffee apple(where the bud is attached to the stem).
This is just sheer delight and a beauty to end this wonderful series.smile
Rosalyn Sears: I see where you are coming from with the toffee apple! Thank you so much for all your kind comments on this series. It has been a joy. (:o)
  • terry
  • Nepal
  • 3 Dec 2007, 08:59
loved the series, Rosalyn smile extraordinary !
Rosalyn Sears: Terry, I am just delighted to hear that. Thank you. (:o)
  • Ginnie
  • United States
  • 3 Dec 2007, 09:09
It really HAS been an extraordinary series, Roz. I've never seen anything quite like it!
Ooo more candied fruit - I have tried freezing flowers, but nature does a much better job. ;o)
Rosalyn Sears: Did it work? Did you get frost on them? I have an idea, no doubt not unique, of freezing flowers in ice and then photographing them. (:o)
Wow - brilliant closeup shot!
Rosalyn Sears: Thank you, Chris. You are very kind. (:o)
  • Louis
  • South Africa
  • 3 Dec 2007, 10:27
So what happened to the one of the frosty slippers?

Great picture and title. The sorbet is ready for our warm summer.
Rosalyn Sears: I`m saving them for my first `slippers in the snow` shot! lol! Glad you like this one. (:o)
  • ray
  • Thailand
  • 3 Dec 2007, 10:40
Looks delicious enough to lick.
brilliant end to an extraordinary series, Rosalyn.
Rosalyn Sears: Thanks, Ray. I have enjoyed it too! (:o)
  • Gale
  • Cape of storms
  • 3 Dec 2007, 11:03
It looks so edible... loke ice cream. Very well captured. brilliant clarity.
Rosalyn Sears: Thank you, Gale - you have made some lovely comments throughout this series. (:o)
What a super series. I've often said that the title is an important part of an image on display; it enhances the overall presentation. And you've enhanced the hell out of these.

Wonderful work.
Rosalyn Sears: lol! Thank you for those very kind comments. Sometimes I really struggle to find the right title, but I do know what you mean, it can guide the viewer into your mind and the direction of your thoughts. (:o)
  • rychi
  • 3 Dec 2007, 11:53
like sugar =]
Rosalyn Sears: It did look exactly like that - sugar coated. (:o)
For me, a LIKEY! Rosalyn! You have surrounded in azucar to this pretty flower of vanilla!
Rosalyn Sears: I am just delighted that you like this one so much. Thank you, Jose. (:o)
  • Trudie
  • South Africa
  • 3 Dec 2007, 14:54
Looks like you saved the best for last, again. The title is so appropriate. Beautiful shot
Rosalyn Sears: More a questions of bringing things full circle. I`m very happy you like the shot. (:o)
  • Ann
  • 3 Dec 2007, 16:10
It seems to be an ice cream at the end of a branch. Hum I would like to eat it !!! And this colour !!! Very nice. Ann
  • Martin
  • United States
  • 3 Dec 2007, 16:20
You left the best for dessert!
Rosalyn Sears: lol! Thanks, Martin, you are too kind. (:o)
The title is perfect ! Very strange sorbet aspect - Well spotted and beautiful !
Rosalyn Sears: Glad you like it, Zeb. It just had to be photographed. (:o)
Super, super shot Rosalyn. Lovely series.David.
Rosalyn Sears: I am thrilled you think so. (:o)
  • Chris
  • very wet & very windy
  • 3 Dec 2007, 21:48
Lemon sorbet smile
Rosalyn Sears: Indeed! (:o)
A lovely finale to a smashing series Ros.
Rosalyn Sears: Thanks, Bill. It has been such fun. (:o)
  • Aussie
  • Australia
  • 3 Dec 2007, 23:04
I keep picking a favourite then you go one better, love this series.
Rosalyn Sears: Thank you Aussie! (:o)
  • Ellie
  • UK
  • 4 Dec 2007, 00:42
Absolutely beautiful. Super detail and a great point of view too.
Rosalyn Sears: Thank you, Ellie. It just looked so pretty. (:o)
  • Roland
  • France
  • 4 Dec 2007, 20:50
Humm I adore it !
Stunning! Looks like it should be filled with cream. All the best, Dave.
  • doema
  • 6 Dec 2007, 23:26
Beautifully done!
  • doema
  • 6 Dec 2007, 23:26
Beautifully done!
Rosalyn Sears: Thank you so much. (:o)
  • Robert
  • Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
  • 7 Dec 2007, 03:23
A perfect name for this shot. These ice crystal shots just keep getting better.
Rosalyn Sears: You are very kind, Robert. (:o)

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