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Hummingbird
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Hummingbird
Hummingbird
I took this shot at my dad's house on Vancouver Island over the Father's Day weekend. I darkened it to get the silhouette and used a gradient filter and adjusted the color temperature in Picasa2 to get the background color.
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Ellen Hodges
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    Awesome image!!

6/22/2007 8:53:12 AM

 
Pamela Shane
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A stunning silhouette image, love the
bg colors Marta! Super editing. :)

6/22/2007 9:22:13 AM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Very creative and beautiful image, Marta! I really like the effects.

6/22/2007 9:33:42 AM

 
Bill Whala
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Very beautiful.

6/22/2007 9:53:25 AM

 
Jim Huffield
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Very lovely work, Marta. Jim

6/22/2007 11:06:38 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Gorgeous!!!

6/22/2007 11:52:13 AM

 
Marta J. Baldwin
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My thanks to Ellen, Pam, Colleen, Bill, Jim and Colette! I really appreciate all the wonderful compliments!

6/22/2007 1:29:31 PM

 
INCONVENIENT TRUTH MC
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Very Beautiful

6/24/2007 5:06:55 PM

 
Marta J. Baldwin
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Thank you Manuel!

6/24/2007 5:28:26 PM

 
Lindley Johnson
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Beautiful EFP, Marta. I love the background colors and the terrific silhouette of the hummingbird - thanks for sharing your techniques!

7/1/2007 7:14:22 PM

 
Marta J. Baldwin
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Thank you very much Lindley!

7/2/2007 10:45:38 AM

 
Heather 
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VERY BEAUTIFUL CAPTURE,I LOVE THE EFFECTS,GREAT JOB!

7/2/2007 10:49:39 AM

 
Marta J. Baldwin
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Thank you Heather! I really appreciate your comment!

7/2/2007 11:56:37 AM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Simply stunning!
Well done, Marta!!!
--Lisa

7/4/2007 10:46:07 AM

 
Marta J. Baldwin
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Thank you for the wonderful compliment Lisa!

7/5/2007 10:25:33 AM

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

7/25/2007 9:26:53 AM

 
Sam Britt
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Congratulations, Marta!

7/25/2007 2:15:40 PM

 
Heather 
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Congrats on Your Finalist!!! I Really Like This Silhouette!

7/26/2007 6:48:13 PM

 
Marta J. Baldwin
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My thanks to Kay, Samantha and Heather! I will be keeping my fingers crossed!

7/26/2007 6:50:19 PM

 
Corné Arts
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Hello Marta,
Thank you for your nice comment on my panorama falling rock. I like your editing in this upload. Wonderful satured colours and contrast. Thanks again. Best wishes from holland, Corné

8/28/2007 9:29:35 AM

 
Marta J. Baldwin
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Thank you very much Corne! I really enjoyed your gallery.

8/28/2007 9:38:59 AM

 
Sabrina De Vries
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Oh, I love this photograph!!! The colors and the lighting are perfect!
This must be the winning picture!!

9/4/2007 10:59:08 PM

 
Marta J. Baldwin
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Thank you very much Sabrina! This little guy was so fun to photogragh...I'm glad you like it!

9/5/2007 6:10:40 AM

 
Dianna Hauf
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GORGEOUS colors, wonderful silhouettes!!!

10/1/2007 8:03:52 PM

 
Marta J. Baldwin
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Thank you very much Dianna! I was pretty happy with how this one turned out!

10/1/2007 8:43:58 PM

 
Songbird Cline
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gorgeous... you are a pro.

11/15/2007 11:03:44 PM

 
Marta J. Baldwin
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Thank you so very much Songbird!

11/17/2007 3:24:13 PM

 
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