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What is Love??


What is Love??
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Copyright: Lurdes Melo (CallMeMaria) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1731 W: 155 N: 4808] (24646)
Genre: People
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-12-25
Categories: Daily Life, Nature, Event, Pets
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/125 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Animals [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2009-02-14 3:31
Viewed: 928
Points: 18
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Some people say I still live in a fairy tale like little eight year old girls do.
What is love?
In that little world of mine, love is what I haven't yet found and, most probably, never will.
They say I'm too demanding; that I expect the impossible...
What, then, do I think love is?!
I think love is: Mutual...respect, faithfulness, togetherness, happiness and so on...
I guess maybe I AM too demanding!
My geese know what I'm talking about :)

I ABSOLUTELY LOOOOOVE THIS SONG:
What is love?

It's the second time I post this photo of my geese but with different pp work.
The pond is actually heart-shaped.
With PHOTOFITRE I covered the BG with outside progressive contour after having cropped the image. I used the blur tool around the edges of the pool and eliminated its edge on the right part of the heart to make it more "hearty".
To finalize the framing I used "spray photomasaque".

I'd like to wish everyone...love...Like Paulo quoted:
"To make a work of art you need not only talent, you need not only strength, you need also to live a great love."
"Para fazer uma obra de arte não basta ter talento, não basta ter força, é preciso também viver um grande amor."
-- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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É isto que você postou Lurdes!
Bonita apresentação.
Obrigado e tenha um dia feliz.
Raimundo

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  • yanm Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 818 W: 84 N: 1189] (10601)
  • [2009-02-14 4:04]

very nice work on this special day.

Yan

Hello Lurdes!
Great idea and nice composition for Valentine's Day!
Beautiful colours, good light and excelelnt PP work!
Best regards!
Lili

Hello Lurdes,
From the love path to the love pond...
It seems like we're dealing with a love triangle here; who's the brown chick?
The heart shaped pond and the pure whiteness of the geese represents St Valentine's quite nicely.
Thanks for sharing,
Esperança

Olá Lurdes

Seja o o que for... o Amor é o motor da VIDA... uma vez mais rápido outras ...

Gostei da edição, como sempre.
Bom registo :)

Olá Lurdes!
great capture on a precise momment.
good detail and colour.
Best regards!
kostas

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  • jazrr Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 330 W: 77 N: 98] (2228)
  • [2009-02-15 10:34]

Hi Lurdes:

Beautiful picture.
Very well composed with nice pp work. TFS.

Welcome Lurdes,
love - it's hard to tell in a word. Better to show on picture like Your photography. Well-thought-out allegory of love and very good composition.
Regards - Slawek

Maria, GREAT imagery here! Your cropping, formatting and framing are exestential to say the least. You are indeed a true romantic. Cheers!

JoeGoff, Louisville, KY

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