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And Life Goes On

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And Life Goes On
Nikor 70-300 @ 90mm f/5.6 1/250s ISO 800 Auto WB Dried Sunflowers, Las Trancas Hacienda, Central Mexico
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Lindley Johnson
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    Wonderful textures and a beautiful work of art, Ann!


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1/12/2013 1:59:22 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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This is just beautiful, Ann - I like the capture a lot and especially love your desaturation and the texture you used. This should go on. Making it a favorite.


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1/12/2013 4:32:09 PM

 
Ann Lyssenko
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Nikki, I have to confess that I did not desaturate the image and the texture was part of the scene. The only thing I did do was put a French Kiss edge on it and reduce the opacity to about 50%, using the eye dropper and picking a brown color for the edge. This hacienda is very old and the walls are a work of art unto themselves. Thanks for liking the image. Ann


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1/12/2013 4:58:23 PM

 
Thomas E. Hinds
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Wow! Wonderful tones and textures, Ann! Awesome work!


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1/12/2013 5:02:57 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Beautiful!!!!


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1/13/2013 3:46:22 AM

 
Leslie McLain
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Beautiful capture and textures, Ann.


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1/13/2013 4:52:41 AM

 
Michelle Alton
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This will be HUGE favorite (as opposed to just a normal favorite) for me. We'll see it as a winner!


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1/13/2013 6:10:17 AM

 
Carol Flisak
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This is beautiful, Ann... love the color, light, curves, textures, everything! I agree with Michelle, I see a winner!


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1/13/2013 7:35:01 AM

 
Ann Lyssenko
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Thanks! Ann


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1/13/2013 7:48:26 AM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Thanks for filling in the details, Ann - even better that you needed to do so little. You couldn't have chosen a better background than the natural one. It's a work of art.


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1/14/2013 1:26:31 PM

 
Ann Lyssenko
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Thanks Nikki. When I was in Mexico, the tour leader, Jeremy Woodhouse, encouraged us to go without tripod. So I did. This can make some things easier and other things more difficult. Ann


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1/14/2013 5:51:53 PM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Super duper details, Ann!! Absolutely love the bg, too!! Looks terrific!!


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1/15/2013 6:47:39 PM

 
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