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Uploaded: 08/22/08 2:06 AM GMT
Inner Beauty
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We lost our huge 100 year old shade tree this year - it was so sad. But the consolation is that we have flowers now so this is my first lily grown in my own yard! My husband gets all the credit - he made the gardens, I just take pictures!

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::jdinvictoria
08/22/08 2:38 AM GMT
That is simply incredible. If I had any complaint it would be that I find the border distracting. This post needs nothing added...it is just beautiful!! Good post.
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::jswgpb
08/22/08 2:45 AM GMT
Super job here Hilda, what brilliant colours and presentation.
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.billyoneshot
08/22/08 2:52 AM GMT
Beautiful job Hilda. You definatly have a green thumb to go along with a talented eye.
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::Joanie
08/22/08 2:53 AM GMT
You've sure got a green thumb Hilda! Gorgeous flower and I love the way you presented it! Superb work both in growing and posting!
Joanie
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Love and live.
::solita17
08/22/08 3:02 AM GMT
The backlighting makes it look like it's glowing from within... just a lovely presentation, Hilda!
mary
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::moongirl
08/22/08 3:25 AM GMT
Great presentation! Lovely colors and clarity :)
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::phasmid
08/22/08 4:01 AM GMT
Actually, I like the OOBs border...I think it adds to the beauty of the upload.

Isn't it nice when the sun shines in your yard?

Lovely job, my friend.

:)PJ
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::tigger3
08/22/08 5:10 AM GMT
Beautiful Hilda and I love the presentation, I think it adds even more to this wonderful image. Faved! sandi♥
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.alexis518
08/22/08 5:28 AM GMT
Boy, the sun really lit this one up. Not sure it needs the inner framing to boost the beauty of the image, but it's very skillfully done.
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::cynlee
08/22/08 5:34 AM GMT
Gorgeous light filled lily, Hilda. Wish I had my own gardener!
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.Homtail
08/22/08 7:40 AM GMT
This is a beautiful shot of a day lily. I have some in my garden too but because they only last a day they always seen to wilt before i get a good chance to snap them. I love the framing around it. You have such a good eye for improving your images like this without taking away any of thier beauty. It really focuses the eye. Wonderful work :)
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::SEFA
08/22/08 7:57 AM GMT
This is so beautiful. You and your husband really did a great job. Very nice work!
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.Shewolfe
08/22/08 10:17 AM GMT
Stunning work! Really lovely shot and great presentation.
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::LynEve
08/22/08 12:24 AM GMT
Superb, Hilda!!
It is a gorgeous photo and your framing is simply splendid.
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.Roseman_Stan
08/22/08 1:37 PM GMT
Very nicely done. Excellent presentation.

Stan
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::100k_xle
08/22/08 2:22 PM GMT
Sorry to hear about your Lost.
Very Unique and Original Post.
Thanks for sharing this Beatuy.

E J
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.jesusrocks13
08/22/08 3:17 PM GMT
okay Hilda this is beyond gorgeous... I added it to my faves. I LOOOVE the framing and the exposure and the colors. Ahhh.. a winner!

-Emily
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::cctruckee
08/22/08 5:28 PM GMT
Absolutely stunning light effect on this gorgeous flower! Kudos to your husband for his green thumbs!
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.nancymcarney
08/23/08 11:35 AM GMT
Just gorgeous Hilda! An amazing closeup! Faved!
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::Hottrockin
08/23/08 12:01 AM GMT
Fantastical flora and sensational glow about it!! I'm not sure of the frame works...I kinda like it and kinda don't, perhaps a wee more of the latter as the glorious image would stand grand on it's own. Sensuous colorings!!
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Why do the pictures come out square when the lens is round??
.sharonva
08/24/08 1:04 AM GMT
What incredible shadows on this flower! You caught the sun just right. I love inner frames in general, especially when there is a lot of dark and blurry territory in the picture. If I have any caveat about this one, I'd say it was just a bit small...but any bigger and you wouldn't have had the fun of draping the petals over it!
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"The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne, Thassay so hard, so sharp the conquering..." Chaucer
.gabriela2006
08/24/08 5:54 PM GMT
a wonderful close up and presentation ...I am sorry about your tree:)
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.red_one
08/24/08 8:15 PM GMT
Beautiful shot with lovely colors and lighting!
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.OrchidLadyLinda
08/25/08 3:31 AM GMT
~ Gorgeous shot Hilda...love that lighting! Cool presentation too!
:)
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::nigelmoore
08/30/08 11:57 AM GMT
That's some consolation Hilda although the loss of the tree is very sad. Congrats to Steve for the garden and you for the arrangement. The colour's poppin' in this.
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"The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others merely a green thing which stands in the way." William Blake
::JEdMc91
09/01/08 2:30 PM GMT
Beautiful Hilda! I like the detail and your presentation
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.icedancer
06/09/10 9:45 PM GMT
Fabulous capture and love the presentation. Such a beautiful lilie and really like the way it looks like it's coming out of the frame
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