Mother's Day Surprise

© Beth Spencer

Mother's Day Surprise

Uploaded: May 14, 2012 15:19:51


Canon 40 D, Canon 100mm, 2.8 IS Macro Lens, 1/15, f/5, ISO 100


Sue C. Cole May 14, 2012

This is beautiful:) Love IT! #1463006

Kristin Duff May 14, 2012

Love the background and the light thru the tulips! #10137537

Dale Hardin May 15, 2012

Lovely Beth. Just can't go wrong with back lit tulips. Classic. #10138104

Jeff E Jensen May 15, 2012

This is beautiful, Beth. I would like to see a tad more room at the top though. Perhaps matching what is on the right side. #10138238

Debbie E. Payne May 15, 2012

B9th - You've got yourself a great floral image here. Love the bokeh in the background and the backlighting. Very nicely done. I don't think it needs more room at the top but it wouldn't be too difficult to do if you want to try it.

Michael Kelly level-deluxe May 15, 2012

Great exposure and BG. This is a lovely shot. Like Jeff, I think it could use just a touch more space at the top. #10138581

Beth Spencer May 15, 2012

Thanks everyone, and for you Jeff, I added to the top.
I sat these in front of the screen door and used the green from the outside and rain on the screen door as the background!! It was too wet to go out, so made the most of it! #10138590

Jeff E Jensen May 15, 2012

Awesome! #10138611

Jeff E Jensen May 15, 2012

And, kudos for coming up with a fantastic solution and background! #10138612

Stephen Shoff May 15, 2012

Very nice, Sue #10138728

Carla Capra level-classic May 16, 2012

Beth, this is just beautiful and I like the additional space at the top. Thanks for sharing how you shot this. Very, very lovely. #10139120

Kristin Duff May 16, 2012

With this photo, I can smell the rain in the air and feel the sun breaking thru the clouds! Still in love with that awesome background! #10139187

Alexandra Hankova May 16, 2012

So lovely! The colours and the bokeh are just beautiful. :-) #10139390

Rita K. Connell level-classic May 16, 2012

I am sure I had comment but don't see it. congrats on the EP this is really a beautiful capture beth. your edit looks great as well as your original... love how you created the bokeh. very nice! #10139843

lisa anderson May 17, 2012

Congratulations on the EP :) I love the green from the background; great idea to use the screen door. #10140032

Peter W. Marks May 17, 2012

An ingenious solution to shooting on a rainy day, Beth. Well done. And Kristen, ditto your remarks; that is what images should create in we viewers, those certain thoughts that go beyond the pixels! Beautiful! #10140207

Aimee C. Eisaman May 17, 2012

Beautiful colors in this shot and that background is wonderful as the others have said. I prefer your original post over the edit because the edit has obvious signs of cloning. Congrats on your EP! :~) #10140248

Beth Spencer May 17, 2012

Thanks to all of you! #10140871

Cathy Barrows June 18, 2012

Congrats...beautiful #10185730

Dale Hardin June 18, 2012

Congratulations on the finalist Beth. #10186048

Carla Capra level-classic June 18, 2012

Congrats, Girlie. #10186673

Aimee C. Eisaman June 19, 2012

Congrats #10188029

June 19, 2012

Fabulous backlighting. #10189043

Jeff E Jensen June 21, 2012

Congrats! #10193854

Rita K. Connell level-classic June 21, 2012

congratulation Beth, really like this one #10195082

Merna L. Nobile June 27, 2012

Do what you love, and it will make your soul rich. CONGRATULATIONS, for being an award winner for the month of May, 2012. Merna #10202879

Anthony L. Mancuso July 30, 2012

Congrats on your finalist Beth! #10253375

Dale Hardin July 30, 2012

Excellent month Beth. Congrats on the finalists. #10253721

Kristin Duff July 30, 2012

Way to go! congratulations #10253823

Aimee C. Eisaman July 31, 2012

Congrats on a beautiful phinalist! :~) #10254370

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