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Cheaper by the Dozen?
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Cheaper by the Dozen?
Cheaper by the Dozen?
A dozen duck eggs (really--count them) in the nest in my little neighborhood park...with a touch of replacement coloring by me. :-)
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Gen Nagase
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    whoa? wow, a duck nest in the park!!!
Great shot, Kathkk!!!
...great coloring, too... I got to know how you did that...

4/20/2005 8:14:44 PM

 
Kathleen K. Parker
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Thanks, Nobinn. Three little boys showed me the nest. The photo looked kind of bland with just the white eggs, so I changed the hue of some egge with the color replacement tool in PS.OK?
Kathkk

4/20/2005 8:47:44 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Gorgeous image, Kathleen! Great job with the coloring!

4/20/2005 10:24:13 PM

 
CJ Scott
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What a cute title, Kathleen! I love this shot!

4/21/2005 3:31:00 AM

 
Kathleen K. Parker
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Thanks, Evy and CJ!!
Kathleen

4/21/2005 5:17:59 AM

 
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What a wonderful lucky find and capture, kk. Very creative with the coloring, too. I love it.

4/21/2005 2:31:57 PM

 
Noel Baebler
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Neat find, kk! Uh, where are Mr. and Ms./Mrs. Duck? I like the coloring magic you applied. Jeez...maybe the duck parents saw your photo and said, "These are not our eggs, Edgar. Our eggs are white..." (Yeah, I know...How would a couple of ducks get a BetterPhoto account...)

4/21/2005 6:21:14 PM

 
Kathleen K. Parker
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Thanks Terry and Noel! I also wondered what happened to Mr. and Mrs-s Duck, too. I have a feeling they ducked out! :-)
kk

4/21/2005 7:27:18 PM

 
Elisabeth A. Gay
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What a find!! Love that duck egg blue!! I hope some thoughtless human didn't touch the eggs and cause the parents to abandon them. Birds are so sensitive about their privacy. Still, it's a great family portrait, KK :)
Ann

4/22/2005 4:16:59 PM

 
Amber N. Eddings
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Very cool picture, love the way you "altered" the colors of the eggs slightly it looks great!!

5/2/2005 10:10:10 PM

 
Kathleen K. Parker
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Thanks Annie and Amber!!
Kathleen

5/2/2005 10:13:19 PM

 
DiAnna F. Paulk
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Kathleen, I love the way you've added the pastel colors to the eggs! Beautiful photo! Creative idea!

Thanks for commenting on my robin panel!

5/6/2005 4:30:37 AM

 
Kathleen K. Parker
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Thanks so much, DiAnna! Your robin panel is fabulous!!
Kathleen

5/6/2005 6:14:18 AM

 
Gen Nagase
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Congratulations, Kathleen, on your finalist for this excellent capture!!!
...the mother duck is sure to be back to these precious eggs...

5/21/2005 8:38:45 PM

 
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Congratulations, KK!! You're the best!

5/21/2005 9:24:28 PM

 
Tammy Scott
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Congratulations, Kathleen!

5/21/2005 11:11:15 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Many congratulations on your great finalist, Kathleen!

5/21/2005 11:42:46 PM

 
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Congratulations, Kathleen!!!

5/22/2005 12:36:48 AM

 
Humayun Rizwan
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CONGRATULATIONS

5/22/2005 3:42:38 AM

 
Tom Andersen
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Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Kathleen!

5/22/2005 4:31:45 AM

 
Debra Booth
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They really packed 'em in there, didn't they? Wonderful capture, Kathleen! Congratulations!

5/22/2005 6:49:52 AM

 
S  J
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Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist, Kathleen!!

5/22/2005 7:49:41 AM

 
Terry  R. Hatfield
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Congratulations On Your Finalist Kathleen:-)

5/22/2005 10:49:42 AM

 
Kathleen K. Parker
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Thanks Nobi, Terry, Tammy, Evy, Jim, Humayun, Tom, Debra, Sanjay, and Terry!!!
I wonder if those little eggs ever hatched out pastel ducklings! :-)
Thanks so very much, y'all!
KK

5/22/2005 11:20:37 AM

 
Deb Holmes
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Congratulations Kathleen, on this wonderful finalist!

5/22/2005 11:36:11 AM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Your pastel addition is beautiful on this sweet image, Kathleen!
Congratulations on your finalist!

5/22/2005 11:38:26 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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Congratulations, Kathleen! :D

5/22/2005 5:10:16 PM

 
Brenda W. LaFleur
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Congrats, Kathleen! Love this one.

5/22/2005 6:37:38 PM

 
Ronald Balthazor
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Congratulations, Kathleen. You do good eggs.

5/22/2005 7:05:34 PM

 
Marsha S. Smith
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Congratulatios, Kathleen, on this great shot and on your other finalist as well. Best of luck in the next round.

5/22/2005 9:08:14 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Congratulations, Kathleen!!! Fantastic image!

5/23/2005 12:29:19 PM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Congratulations, Kathleen!

5/23/2005 12:53:06 PM

 
Kathleen K. Parker
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Thanks so much everyone!
With much gratitude,
kathleen

5/23/2005 4:03:16 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Great finalist, congratulations!

5/23/2005 8:01:39 PM

 
Carol Brill
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Excellent capture and nice subtle touch on the effects, Kathleen, congratulations and best of luck!

5/23/2005 10:28:07 PM

 
Kathleen K. Parker
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Thanks very much, Donna and Carol!
Kathleen

5/24/2005 4:13:11 AM

 
Judy S. Fung
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Congrats, Kathleen!!

5/24/2005 4:32:55 PM

 
Leonard Pierce
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Congratulations Kathleen!!! Excellent work!

5/24/2005 8:10:33 PM

 
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