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Fresh Tulips
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Fresh Tulips
Fresh Tulips
From the store, added water drops at home . :) Adjusted contrast and resized.


Shot using two daylight bulbs at 26 watts each.

1/6sec
F/4.4
14mm
80
Spot
-1.3 step
Aperture Priority

© Tonya R. Boles
Fuji FinePix S9000...

 
 
 
Tonya R. Boles
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    Comments and CC welcome.

1/22/2007 5:02:36 PM

 
Joy Rector
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beautiful

1/22/2007 5:15:57 PM

 
Tonya R. Boles
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Thanks Joy.

1/22/2007 5:19:45 PM

 
Bob Cournoyer
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I'm beginning to like bright a bit more. I like the flowers coming in from the top and stopping just before they hit the bottom. Also, an odd number of flowers. The water drops, too.. :-)
bob

1/22/2007 6:22:43 PM

 
Tonya R. Boles
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Thanks Bob for the feedback.

1/22/2007 6:59:38 PM

 
Les Rhoades
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The water drops make the picture for me.

1/22/2007 11:06:57 PM

 
Dr Silly
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Beautiful, color the colors and the water drops. :O)

1/23/2007 1:55:56 AM

 
Katarina Mansson
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Lovely light reflections and colors!

1/23/2007 3:01:10 AM

 
Tonya R. Boles
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Thanks Les, Doc and Katarina for your comments.

1/23/2007 5:52:07 AM

 
Susan Fox
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Wonderful lighting, composition, crop and detail.

1/23/2007 6:05:27 AM

 
Tonya R. Boles
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Thanks Susan.

1/23/2007 6:50:51 AM

 
Tammy Scott
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Oooooooo another gorgeous shot! I really like this color

1/23/2007 8:28:12 AM

 
Angel Lee
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Love it. How did you add the water drops??

1/23/2007 8:30:10 AM

 
Cathy M. Gromball
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Beautiful work, Tonya! Just gorgeous!

Cathy :)

1/23/2007 9:27:09 AM

 
Tonya R. Boles
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Thanks Tammy, Angel and Cathy for your comments.

I used a spray bottle to add the water.

1/23/2007 10:33:38 AM

 
Angel Lee
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I feel so stupid! I thought the water was added digitally! Duh....a water bottle. Sorry for my ignorance. :)

1/23/2007 11:53:42 AM

 
Tonya R. Boles
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Its ok. With so many programs out there, you never know..:)

1/23/2007 11:58:46 AM

 
Anna Diederich
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Very beautiful image Tonya!

1/23/2007 5:22:31 PM

 
Tonya R. Boles
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Thanks Anna.

1/23/2007 5:53:06 PM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
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Very pretty Tonya!

1/23/2007 6:05:47 PM

 
Tonya R. Boles
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Thanks Corinne.

1/23/2007 6:34:36 PM

 
Sherry S. Boles
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Great lighting...Those daylight bulbs are really looking great here!

1/23/2007 7:43:17 PM

 
Tonya R. Boles
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Thanks Sherry for commenting.

1/23/2007 7:59:52 PM

 
Marie Fields
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Simply Gorgeous, Tonya!!!

1/23/2007 9:57:41 PM

 
Tonya R. Boles
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Thanks Marie.

1/24/2007 4:21:15 AM

 
Sam Britt
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Beautiful floral image, Tonya. I love purple tulips. The look great against the white background.

1/24/2007 11:14:16 AM

 
Tonya R. Boles
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Thanks Sam..

1/24/2007 11:18:24 AM

 
Lynne Morris
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Wow Tonya this is a beautiful floral image!

1/24/2007 11:21:07 AM

 
Lauren V. 

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this is truely an amazing shot. I love the colors and the water beads add a great touch!!

keep up the great work!

1/24/2007 4:57:16 PM

 
Tonya R. Boles
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Thanks Lynne and Lauren for your comments.

1/24/2007 6:20:14 PM

 
Kara Hendricks
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Your WHITES are really popping Tonya... Loving it... I will have to get ahold of you and find out what exactly you got..:)

Again, congrats on your winner!

1/26/2007 7:49:25 PM

 
Carol Teal
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Great lighting and colors. I like the white BG and water droplets.

1/26/2007 8:11:08 PM

 
Tonya R. Boles
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Thanks Kara and Carol for commenting.

1/27/2007 5:35:01 AM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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Big congrats on your finalist Tonya :o)

2/24/2007 11:56:51 AM

 
Kara Hendricks
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I knew this would be here..:)

Congratulations!!!!!!!!!!!!!

2/24/2007 11:58:50 AM

 
Christy Nichols
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This is beautiful Tonya! Congratulations!!!

2/24/2007 12:36:38 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Very beautiful, Tonya--congratulations!

2/24/2007 1:15:05 PM

 
RC  Fritz
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Beautiful Finalist, Tonya! Congratulations!

2/24/2007 3:13:47 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Congratulations on your finalist, Tonya!

2/24/2007 4:35:35 PM

 
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beautiful...congrats on ur finalist

2/24/2007 5:59:54 PM

 
Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas
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Congratulations Tonya!,
Amalia

2/24/2007 6:29:29 PM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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A very beautiful finalist! Congratulations, Tonya!

2/24/2007 6:51:09 PM

 
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Congratulations, Tonya. :O)

2/24/2007 6:58:54 PM

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

2/24/2007 8:13:40 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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CONGRATULATIONS Tonya!!! WTG :0)

2/24/2007 10:56:47 PM

 
Tonya R. Boles
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Thanks everyone.. To many to catch up on this time...:)

2/25/2007 6:15:27 AM

 
Ken Smith
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Tonya, congrats to you!!

2/25/2007 7:28:47 AM

 
Tonya R. Boles
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Thanks Ken.

2/25/2007 7:52:54 AM

 
Cesar J. La Rosa
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Congratulations on this BEAUTIFUL Finalist, Tonya!!!

2/25/2007 8:30:27 AM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Tonya! :)

2/25/2007 9:32:03 AM

 
Marie Fields
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So glad to see this one here, Tonya! Love it! Congratulations! :)

2/25/2007 10:01:08 AM

 
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Congratulations Tonya...Dominick

2/25/2007 10:04:39 AM

 
Jennifer Rennison

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Beautiful, Tonya, congratulations on your finalist!

2/25/2007 10:17:40 AM

 
Carol Teal
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Congrats on your finalist Tonya! Beautiful work!

2/25/2007 10:59:06 AM

 
Tonya R. Boles
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Thanks Cesar, Jenny, Marie, Dominick, Jennifer and Carol for commenting.

2/25/2007 1:27:16 PM

 
Angel Lee
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Congratulations.

2/25/2007 4:52:45 PM

 
Tonya R. Boles
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Thank you.

2/25/2007 5:56:39 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Gorgeous image, Tonya!!! Congratulations and good luck!

2/25/2007 6:37:45 PM

 
Tonya R. Boles
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Thanks Sharon.

2/25/2007 7:01:26 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Tonya, great color, detail and lighting; congratulations on your finalist.

2/25/2007 11:43:31 PM

 
Tonya R. Boles
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Thanks Janine.

2/26/2007 4:08:42 AM

 
Susana Heide
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So fresh and "happy"!! Makes me wish for spring :o)) Congrats Tonya!!!

2/26/2007 10:14:07 PM

 
Tonya R. Boles
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Thanks Susana.

2/27/2007 4:14:34 AM

 
Sherry S. Boles
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Congrats, Tonya!

2/28/2007 6:43:32 PM

 
Tonya R. Boles
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Thanks Sherry.

2/28/2007 6:52:42 PM

 
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