Spring in the rule of thirds and chat

Challenge #15 in the Photo chat series. Hosted by AndrePooh, barb_s.
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Show us a sign of spring while using the composition rule of thirds. This is a complex challenge, please read the instructions and the and the comments first.. Also enter a -dummy- photo as shown in the example below as a second picture, see for elaboration the comment in the example. Then give constructive comment on all other photos. Eventually you can enter a second improved version of your first picture by withdrawing the dummy and use that free slot.
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Street Flower - second version
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Changes made due to previous comments: CG33: I also agree with the distractions on the upper right corner Chapaboy: I find this one Lovely. Nice Bokeh nice contrast. I would try to remove the other flowers on the back to avoid distraction sparkey2: Love the colors but find it a little too soft for my taste. I'd consider using either the clone tool or smudge out the flowers in the upper frame. jeffany: Hi, I like this photo, but my eye is attracted by the colors in the upper right
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Submitted: Saturday, 31st March, 2012 00:35 (GMT)
Taken: Friday, 30th March, 2012
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