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Waiting for Spring


Waiting for Spring
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Copyright: Donna Rasmussen (captainsgirl) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 862 W: 47 N: 1539] (7132)
Genre: Places
Medium: Black & White
Date Taken: 2009-05-02
Categories: Nature
Camera: Canon REBEL XTi, Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/4000 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-05-31 18:42
Viewed: 2241
Points: 16
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Here we are , its almost June and I'm still waiting for spring. Oh I know on the calender it says its spring but the weather sure isn't spring like. My daffodils have come and gone the grass is green but for the past 2 weeks I think I've seen the sun for about 2 hours! Tonight we have another frost alert too. Hoping our flowers make it through the night!

This photo was taken behind my daughters new house. I love their view of the mountains ( Appalachians) converted from color to Black and White to fit my mood!

Hope your day or evening is wonderful...

Donna

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Hello Donna!

We a frost warning for tonight here too..... You are not alone awaiting for Spring ... Cool B&W conversion. You should ask the young man of the house , to take away this, what seems to be, a broken branch , before it fells down on somebody's head (LOL!)

Image well composed, the branches are contrasting well against the dull sky.
Cheers!
Robert
PS. no more :) for today.

Your comp is really nice here Donna. I wish the sky was a little less glarey. I see you are in the trees again! **hmpphh!!! I would suggest a F11 or higher for shots like this. Make sure the sun is behind you. Now, get outta da trees!!
B-)
Linda

très beau noir et blanc joliment encadré

cordialement,

dd

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  • Fons Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1165 W: 2 N: 215] (16615)
  • [2009-06-01 0:32]

nice B/W foto

Hi Donna
We are leaving spring here and hugging hot summer and you are still waiting! Here you've applied B/W mode which is totally match with this shot.
Sadness feeling, fragment branches, nice composition.
TFS. Alireza

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  • Janice Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3204 W: 262 N: 7964] (34497)
  • [2009-06-01 2:24]

Hi Donna
It does look cold and bleak - sorry about your spring - it's now winter down under... But I've still got roses growing...
I love the B&W look of this - it does look sad
Janice

Hi Donna,
Beautiful composition in black & white, well presented and composed, nice contrast and light,
Excellent POV. and details,
Well done.
Michel

Hello Donna!


Very good composition and a nice shot.
I like a little bit more contrast but thats what you like.

Regards Frans

Hello Donna!
Wonderful compo in black & white,
the landscape looks cold and bleak,
but..spring and summer comming soon,
be optimist!
best wishes for sunny, springs days!
Kostas

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