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Old Mar 23, 2010, 6:05 PM   #1
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Default My NW garden. Inspired by Ted..:)

Have to uphold the honour of the NW don't I. The Daffs are getting a little past it now but still make me thing of spring. I relly just popped in for lunch but grabbed my camera and went out in the yard. The 70-300 was already on and I'm too lazy too change. Had to hand hold but I had lots of light. Opened the aperature and got more speed.

#1 Daffodil's, a little moth eaten by now we've had a really fine spring.

#2 The fenceline and Daffs

#3 The potting shed and spring flowers....Daffs..?)

#4 Taurus Rhododendron's are supposed to bloom during the time of the Zodiac Taurus. We are early this year. Sharon put them in for my birthday, I love the big red blossoms.
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..now that's a bunch of pretty!

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[QUOTE=Scouse;1069452]Have to uphold the honour of the NW don't I. The Daffs are getting a little past it now but still make me thing of spring. I relly just popped in for lunch but grabbed my camera and went out in the yard. The 70-300 was already on and I'm too lazy too change. Had to hand hold but I had lots of light. Opened the aperature and got more speed.
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Very nice. But I have the same reaction to yours as John had to my first daffodil shot - I would dial up the contrast some. Just a thought.

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Not sure where in the NW you are but I'm jealous you got to shoot at least some in this awesome weather. I would've loved to skip work and shoot all day but alas that won't pay the bills. Be a nice evening for a sunset pic I bet.

I concur with Ted as well, boost the contrast on the first shot and it'll make the daffs stand out more.

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I was just having a bit of fun there Ted. Not quite galley ready are they???

I would agree with you and Jelow'66 though they do need a lot of help.
I'm up on Camano Island John, weather has been outstanding hasn't it. Where are you located.

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I was just having a bit of fun there Ted. Not quite galley ready are they???

I would agree with you and Jelow'66 though they do need a lot of help.
I'm up on Camano Island John, weather has been outstanding hasn't it. Where are you located.

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I'm in Tacoma, not quite as pretty but I got pics of an eagle 2 blocks from home yesterday so I can't complain. Sadly the weather probably won't hold for the weekend. Better enjoy your garden while you can this week. And yes, the red blooms are great.

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I'm in Tacoma, not quite as pretty but I got pics of an eagle 2 blocks from home yesterday so I can't complain. Sadly the weather probably won't hold for the weekend. Better enjoy your garden while you can this week. And yes, the red blooms are great.

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TACOMA!!! Oh, I'm sorry...

I jest, there are some fine park like areas around Tacoma and some prime waterfront. I used to sail out of there on a friends boat.
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TACOMA!!! Oh, I'm sorry...

I jest, there are some fine park like areas around Tacoma and some prime waterfront. I used to sail out of there on a friends boat.
Sometimes I'm sorry i live here as well. But like you say there are quite a few nice wooded or waterfront parks within a 20min drive so I have plenty of places to escape to shoot. Even more if i want to drive a little farther. Biggest thing is just finding spots that don't have too many people. Can't begrudge people wanting to get out on a nice day but they do tend to scare the birds and critters.

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