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red flowers & hummer

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red flowers & hummer
red flowers & hummer
Went to the greenhouse a week ago to pick up some red plants (great time to buy as everything is super cheap at the end of the season)
Set up the flowers near a pine tree , I find they always work well as a background depending on the time of day, you either get a dark green or black background. Which I think works well for making the hummers stand out.
Then the hard part...the waiting !!! After 3 days or so they start getting used to the new set up and me being there and yesterday I finally got a shot I was quite pleased with.

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Kay E. Mahoney
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    Congratulations on your beautiful finalist. Good luck in the next round.


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9/26/2006 7:46:39 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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It is very very beautiful! Congratulations on your being a finalist! Wonderful image!!!! ^.^ Kitty


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9/26/2006 7:49:11 PM

 
Katja Z
BetterPhoto Member Since: 1/20/2006
 

absolutely beautiful. it totally was worth the wait. congrats.


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9/26/2006 7:53:58 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Congratulations on your finalist. This is beautiful!
Sam


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9/26/2006 9:07:49 PM

 
Gary Lange
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Just beautiful, Kay!! I love how you set this up. Congrats!!!


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9/27/2006 12:04:54 PM

 
Tonya R. Boles
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Congrats on this wonderful image.


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9/28/2006 1:01:45 PM

 
Shelley Spillenaar
BetterPhoto Member Since: 10/11/2005
 

WOW !! thank you all for the great comments I really appreciate it!! :-)


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9/28/2006 1:54:49 PM

 
Dennis Walton
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Amazing capture. It was worth the three days of waiting.


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10/4/2006 9:59:16 AM

 
cheryl m. phillips
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Shelley you have an awesome gallery!!
I really enjoyed taking a peek at it!
I am a HUGE hummer fan myself and this is just terrific!
~cheryl


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9/20/2007 7:34:46 PM

 
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