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Branching Out
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Branching Out
Branching Out
Lauritzen Gardens in Omaha, Nebraska.

f9, 1/160 sec, ISO 400, Sigma 105mm macro lens.
© Ken Smith
Canon EOS Digital ...

 
 
 
Gail Vitikacs
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    Wow Ken, you are really reaching out and capturing some stunning flower shots...we want to see more of these colorful shots! Spring is here!

4/20/2006 4:05:40 AM

 
Darren K. Fisher
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Let me add my WOW here as well. Stunning colors and super job with DOF.

4/20/2006 4:07:44 AM

 
Melissa A. Mannon
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Beautiful color and dof!

4/20/2006 4:13:08 AM

 
Linda Boehme
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Great image with gorgeous color, Ken!

4/20/2006 4:25:10 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Beautiful detail and colors Ken!

4/20/2006 4:31:41 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Great comp and color Ken! Nice work! Jeff

4/20/2006 4:36:51 AM

 
Jim Huffield
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Wonderful image Ken. Jim

4/20/2006 4:39:37 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Getting a great start with these macros!!!! Very nice!

4/20/2006 4:42:50 AM

 
Jeremy Henderson
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Macro certainly gets you great DOF. Now I really have to visit the Gardens and see what I can do. Great job Ken!

4/20/2006 5:20:17 AM

 
Nina Shields
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Ken, this is gorgeous; keep up the great macro work, love viewing them; you definitely have a flair for it!

4/20/2006 5:21:02 AM

 
Lynne Morris
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WOw indeed Ken this is a beautiful macro shot!

4/20/2006 5:41:04 AM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Nice capture Ken. Beautiful colors. Love the close up.

4/20/2006 6:03:26 AM

 
Kara Hendricks
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Perfect use of dof Ken... Wonderful colors.. A wow shot!!

4/20/2006 6:29:56 AM

 
Cathy Barrows
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gorgeous...and you hit on my fav color

4/20/2006 6:35:38 AM

 
Dennis Flanagan
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It is very scary that we both posted flower shots today. We need to concentrate on some manly things like scratching and spitting.

4/20/2006 7:58:53 AM

 
Rakesh Syal
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Lovely color contrast and details, Ken!!

4/20/2006 8:25:04 AM

 
Tarun Bose
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Good use of Macro Ken. Excellent colour.

4/20/2006 9:12:29 AM

 
Roger Bernabo
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A wonderful image and a cool title

4/20/2006 10:50:53 AM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Wonderful DOF and composition, Ken! Beautiful!

4/20/2006 10:55:14 AM

 
Bridgette B
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Gorgeous... I love the bg, Ken!!

4/20/2006 10:56:54 AM

 
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Lovely redbud blossoms. Did you have to dodge any bees? Beautiful image, Ken.

4/20/2006 12:59:43 PM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Amazing dof and excellent macro capture, Ken!!

4/20/2006 1:58:54 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Beautiful blossoms, great colors. Spring is sure here, I have been sneezing all day!!!

4/20/2006 2:04:41 PM

 
John Connolly
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Spring is a wonderful time of the year, Ken! and you have captured it to perfection here!

4/20/2006 3:47:51 PM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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Stunning horizonal composition, deeper than deep dof, so beautifully presented! Great shot!

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4/20/2006 4:25:14 PM

 
Ken Smith
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Thanks so much for all the nice comments.

4/20/2006 5:40:52 PM

 
Kaye Burazin
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Glorious spring and all her photo ops Ken. Captured very well!

4/20/2006 5:46:34 PM

 
Goshka G.
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Awesome color, Ken!

4/20/2006 6:43:48 PM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
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Ken, this is just gorgeous!

4/22/2006 1:25:19 PM

 
She-She Killough
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This is GREAT Ken! I love the color and the DOF...we wanna see more of your macros! Keep it up!

4/23/2006 2:31:28 PM

 
Mary N C. Taitt
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Very pretty ken, nice color and dof, nice contrasts of color. My redbuds are just opening. Mary :-)

5/7/2006 4:21:40 AM

 
Darryl Wilkinson

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Ken, I know you're out of town, but CONGRATULATIONS on your finalist award anyway! :)

5/21/2006 3:32:15 PM

 
Cathy Barrows
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Congrats on your finalist...wtg

5/21/2006 4:15:57 PM

 
Tammy Scott
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Fantastic image! Congrats!

5/21/2006 4:21:31 PM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Ken!! :) Super!!

5/21/2006 4:25:55 PM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Congratulations on this awesome finalist! Good luck in the next round!

5/21/2006 5:36:59 PM

 
Dennis Flanagan
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Good job Ken.

5/21/2006 5:39:08 PM

 
She-She Killough
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Way to GO KEN!!! Congrats!!!

5/21/2006 5:57:53 PM

 
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Congrats again, Ken!! :)

5/21/2006 6:46:28 PM

 
Kaye Burazin
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# 2 is wonderful also Ken. Congrats!

5/21/2006 6:57:09 PM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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Congratulations on this beauty!!!!

5/21/2006 7:08:15 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Congratulations again Ken!!!! Wonderful finalist!!!

5/21/2006 8:20:56 PM

 
Bobbie Davis
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Congrats again Ken!

5/21/2006 8:52:34 PM

 
Lynne Morris
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Many congratulations Ken and good luck in the next round :)

5/21/2006 9:05:54 PM

 
Susan J. Allen
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Congratulations Ken, in the macro category!!!!

5/21/2006 9:59:45 PM

 
Donna W. Neal
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Congratulations on another beautiful and well deserved finalist and good luck in the next round Ken

5/22/2006 4:21:44 AM

 
Pat Gamwell
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WTG, Ken! A BIG CONGRATS!

5/22/2006 7:51:18 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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You're really branching out with all these excellent Finalist, Ken. Way to go buddy.

5/22/2006 8:24:37 AM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Congratulations, Ken!!

5/22/2006 8:30:33 AM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Congratulations, Ken!!

5/22/2006 8:30:33 AM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Congratulations, Ken!!

5/22/2006 8:30:33 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Very pretty, congratulations on your finalist win!

5/22/2006 10:09:08 AM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Wonderful finalist, Ken! Congratulations!

5/22/2006 11:24:48 AM

 
Hendrik Storme
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Congrats Ken!!!

5/22/2006 12:18:28 PM

 
Deb Holmes
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Congrats yet again Ken, way to go!

5/22/2006 5:12:43 PM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Congratulations on this wonderful finalist and best of luck in the next round Ken! Gorgeous color and light...great background contrast!

5/22/2006 8:09:40 PM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
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Congrats again Ken! :)

5/23/2006 7:15:39 AM

 
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