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Foxtail
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Foxtail
Foxtail
A new favorite subject, with a colorful background and swaying in the wind you never know what kind of display you'll get.
Also experimenting with an old Spiratone Plura-Coat HD/MC 28-200mm Macro lens. 1:3.8-5.6 marked on front of lens and aperture on aperture ring 3.8-22...I have to use an FD/FL adapter for the digital camera, this time in manual, I can use it with shutter priority and adjust aperture manually as well as focus. I do have a problem with focus as I don't have a focus grid and my multi-vision contacts throws me off.....but the lens is fun to use...I think it'd work better in a controlled situation with a tripod. I do like the boeke or out of focus background.

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Christopher J. Budny
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    Beautifully done, Chuck! I love that blue b/g!

9/30/2012 4:43:39 PM

 
Melinda F. Schneider
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Swaying in the breezes; such a lovely natural scene!

9/30/2012 4:56:02 PM

 
Chuck Bruton
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.........I need to learn the names of the flowers

9/30/2012 4:57:38 PM

 
Bob Cournoyer
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VERY well composed/dof'd... :-)

9/30/2012 5:34:23 PM

 
Joy Rector
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great shot

10/1/2012 4:26:55 AM

 
Jane Holestine
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Beautiful, Chuck ! Love the contrast of the brown against the bright blue.

10/1/2012 4:48:16 AM

 
Katarina Mansson
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Such a beauty! Congratulations on your successful finalists this month Chuck!

10/29/2012 5:06:17 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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Beauty it is, Chuck. Congratulations on your finalist.

10/29/2012 8:13:26 AM

 
Nancyj Hovey
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C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o)

10/29/2012 2:07:36 PM

 
Douglas Perry
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Congrats

10/29/2012 2:38:16 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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SKILLFUL, I'd say! Congrats & good luck, Chuck!

10/29/2012 10:37:00 PM

 
Merna L. Nobile
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Receiving an award from Better Photo is just like unwrapping a gift, the thrill is always the same! It is also exciting to be able to send my personal congratulations to each and every one of you and I look forward to seeing the gold though out the galleries. Merna

11/13/2012 9:46:08 AM

 
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