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Uploaded: 01/30/13 6:28 PM GMT
B/W Challenge
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A close up of one of our gorgeous day lilies from a couple years back. The lower left one is also one of our day lilies and made the background transparent so it looks like it's floating.

I have to apologize for a couple of things: 1st - I've never posted this in colour, oops, maybe one day I will. 2nd - I have been very busy with the skating and the competition starts at 7am Friday, so I'm trying to get everything in order.

Did the post work in 2 different programs, one is of course Adobe PhotoShop Elements 10 and the other creating the transparent backing for the smaller lily in MGI PhotoSuite 4.

I'm planning to add this to the B/W Challenge, hope you like it, please let me know.

Thank you for you friendship, support, patience and of course your wonderful comments.

Have a Great Day, ♥ Skates

In the last week we have received at least 1meter/39.4in. with the windchill's reaching -40C/-40F. of the white stuff and many hours of shoveling, to top it off my husband was away. Today we are getting another storm of 25cm/9.8inches.

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.biffobear
01/30/13 8:18 PM GMT
Good one..good luck...R.
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.faymous
01/30/13 9:47 PM GMT
lovely picture, and good luck for the challenge :)
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::Inkeri
01/30/13 9:54 PM GMT
So Beautiful close up,Pat.Stunning details.Good luck.
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::tigger3
01/30/13 9:54 PM GMT
Pat this is perfect for the challenge, so glad you are entering it, so well presented! I was watching some skating over the weekend from Omaha,Ne. and thought of you. Sorry to hear your getting so much of the white stuff, we have had very little so far. Tigs♥ =^..^=
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.Jimbobedsel
01/30/13 11:45 PM GMT
looks great in black and white, Pat.
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::LakeMichigan
01/30/13 11:57 PM GMT
Love the B&W Pat and it is an excellent entry for the challenge . Beautiful work.
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::stonewolff
01/31/13 1:27 AM GMT
An outstanding photo my Friend. As always, you have met the challege and created a masterpiece. Well done!!
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::Fifthbeatle
01/31/13 4:12 AM GMT
Cool shot, ICE!
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.tib
01/31/13 6:45 AM GMT
Wonderful work Pat! Just beautiful! I especially like the tiny lily in the corner:)
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.Eubeen
01/31/13 7:10 AM GMT
A great b/w presentation of this lovely bloom Pat. Nice details in the capture and good post work.
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.Tedi
01/31/13 8:23 AM GMT
Awesome work. This is wonderful B/W flower. I love it.
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.koca
01/31/13 8:38 AM GMT
Beautiful B/W work. Nice composition, really impressive shot.
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.gizmo1
01/31/13 10:17 PM GMT
Very nice photo with good composition and nice boarder work that you add to this capture too.
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.Heroictitof
02/06/13 1:37 PM GMT
Excellent close up with a perfect light gradation.
Thanks for sharing my dear friend.
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