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Uploaded: 04/03/11 12:40 AM GMT
A Kiss of Spring....II
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The pussywillows' spring blooming signals the awakening of beauty to me. Hope you enjoy this 2nd shot of my small series. Thank you for your views and comments.

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::tigger3
04/03/11 12:49 AM GMT
The contrast is very appealing, and Stan I am enjoying this series, very good details as well. Tigs♥ =^..^=
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Nature in all her glory is my uplift on life and so is my love of photography. sandi ♪ ♫
::cynlee
04/03/11 1:14 PM GMT
They stand out against the gray tree bark. As a child, I found it fascinating that they were called pussy willows, but they were soft and furry, kind of like a rabbit's foot. Nice detail in the shot, Stan, and it's good to see you out and about taking photos.
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::trixxie17
04/03/11 4:02 PM GMT
Another nice shot of them Stan - I have your first shot up as my DT today - looks great!
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. . . "What a desolate place would be a world without a flower! It would be a face without a smile, a feast without a welcome." A.J. Balfour
::0930_23
04/03/11 4:21 PM GMT
I had this is the VB and gave it high marks Ace. It is so well focused and presented.

TicK


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Cameras are like people--sometimes they lose focus.
.elektronist
04/03/11 4:31 PM GMT
Very successful shot, with a great presentation and depth of field.

Tanju
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::Jimbobedsel
04/03/11 4:40 PM GMT
This has a 3D look to it. The clarity is super and I like the vignetting again, too. That may have something to do with the 3D look, I'm not sure. Fantastic nature shot, Stan.
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::SEFA
04/03/11 6:49 PM GMT
I love this photo Stan, it is outstanding! The details, colors and lighting are exccellent. Wonderful!
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SEFA
::Inkeri
04/03/11 8:29 PM GMT
Gorgeous photo,Stan.Beautiful colors and light.Love it
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.Marzena
04/03/11 9:32 PM GMT
Tonight I am posting a similar one, but not half as good as yours ...
10/10 in Vb tonight.
SAM
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With all my love and respect, Marzena
.Joanie
04/04/11 2:19 AM GMT
So perfect Stan! The focus is really amazing on the pussy willows and you have a great presentation!
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::Dunstickin
04/04/11 11:17 AM GMT
Beautifully snapped Stan....I am glad to see yer well back on the way to 'Normal' again!.....
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* A picture is the expression of an impression * .. .. OwdBob'sGallery
::LynEve
04/04/11 11:19 AM GMT
Another lovely image Stan - I like your presentation too !
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::allisontaylor
04/04/11 1:56 PM GMT
Lovely colors, textures and contrasts. They seem perfectly complimented by the grey tones of the background tree. Spring blooms are so temporary, thank you for sharing it.
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::jeenie11
04/04/11 3:01 PM GMT
Wonderful composition here. I think that the lighting is just perfect.
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::susanlynn
04/04/11 3:22 PM GMT
They are lovely Stan. Pussy Willows have always seemed so mysterious. The lighting on these shows them off perfectly. Glad You are back and hope You are feeling better.
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Life is a Constant Audition
.icedancer
04/04/11 5:19 PM GMT
Another excellent capture and post work Stan, really enjoying these so much.
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+purmusic
04/04/11 7:46 PM GMT
Very nice shot, Stan.

Being bold here..

The image works very well overall as noted by Elizabeth's; aka allisontaylor words above.

You've filled the frame with lots of interest.

And there is great balance between that of the background (good good DOF ... which in turn, serves to heighten the visual impact) and your subject matter ... the pussy willows themselves.

Clarity and focus is there in spades.


Thanks for sharing this one with us.

+favs for me.
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::billyoneshot
04/06/11 5:03 AM GMT
A great capture Stan. The background really enhances the foreground.
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Billy
.rozem061
04/06/11 5:02 PM GMT
I like this one the best in this series, Stan !
Excellent work good friend, and welcome back on stage !
John
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::Silvanus
04/10/11 3:46 PM GMT
An outstanding photo, Stan! I love the composition and the light in this shot. Wonderful detail, as well, and very pleasing, natural colors. Nicely done!

- Steve
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.Eubeen
04/14/11 7:47 PM GMT
Excellent details and clarity in your photo. Lovely colours and a nice dof.
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Painting is an illusion, a piece of magic, so what you see is not what you see. - Philip Guston

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