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Posted by Don_in_Colorado 6a (My Page) on
Thu, Jun 19, 14 at 4:59

With photography influenced by LUUK! : )

Don B.


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Cathedral Windows. It's purdy.

Don B.


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All That Jazz


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Silk Kimono


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Cathedral Windows super-duper close up.

Please feel free to add your pics, everyone.

Thanks,
Don B.

This post was edited by Don_in_Colorado on Thu, Jun 19, 14 at 5:28


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What the heck, I have a few more. Got some wicked insomnia tonight/this morning.

This is 'Unforgettable'.


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Great Arrival


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Guardian Angel


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A fern, I believe it's a Ghost Fern, but I may be wrong.


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Lakeside Kaleidoscope


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Dream Queen


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Inside the cup of Big Daddy.


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Keep up the good work Don!

The next best thing to sleeping in the early morning is taking hosta pictures!

My favorite are Great Arrival and Big Daddy. I love the drops and fanning out of the leaf of Big Daddy.


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Don, love your dream queen!


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Love your shots, Don! Unforgettable and LK got me!

My shots are nowhere near what they could be, but practice makes perfect so I just keep taking pics and saving those that come close to acceptable. Here are a few practice shots. Hope they don't hurt your eyes! Lol

Spilt Milk is interesting...


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Silver Star...has winter bumps where none existed before.


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Ann Kulpa


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Fingerprint


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Dark Star leaves


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Striptease


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Marilyn Monroe


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So Sweet


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Twilight


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  • Posted by luuk 9b (My Page) on
    Thu, Jun 19, 14 at 13:04

Don, I'm flattered! ...bravo, your pictures are amazing, I like in particular the green tones of All That Jazz.

Josy, your Split Milk looks like a no signal TV with "snowy" noise pattern :-) ...interesting.

I can't resist to macros, ...like chocolate.

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  • Posted by luuk 9b (My Page) on
    Thu, Jun 19, 14 at 13:10

...I forgot to write the names, Rare Breed, Parisian Silk, Naked Lady.


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  • Posted by luuk 9b (My Page) on
    Thu, Jun 19, 14 at 13:30

WOW I like Fingerprint! ...must have, must buy.


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Thank you, LUUK! I must complete the sale (enable, lol) so here is the intro pic when I brought it home...you may have missed it in my post. It is taking on more gold since then as I have it in 1/2 day sun. Here to assist! :-)


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Nice pics, thanks for adding to the thread, Luuk and Jo.

Don B.


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Don,this is not a recent pic,but it is the best one of Northern Exposure I ever took. Phil

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WOW!!! Perfect leaf, perfect colour, perfect pic!! Got any more?


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Also,Queen of the Seas. Sorry,I can't post more than one at a time. Phil

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Just one more. This is Earth Angel,from a few years back. It doesn't look this good this year. Phil

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Nice, Phil! Glad you are still hanging out with us! Thanks for the pix...

Don B.


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  • Posted by Babka 9b NorCal (My Page) on
    Fri, Jun 20, 14 at 23:47

Geez guys...I was viewing and enjoying my hostas like that after a couple glasses of wine WAY before macro cameras. They all look so wonderfully hand painted with a water colour brush. That is why I love then so !much. Thanks for the photos...it will save on my liquor bill.

-Babka


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Luuk, What do you say to a Naked Lady? It has the Striptease look I think.

And Jo, I really like your Marilyn Monroe flippy skirt shot.

And Babka, did you realize that 4 hours of time at sea (on a boat) is the same as consuming 1.25 oz of alcohol? So says the brochure given with a BO/BoatOperator endorsement on your drivers license in Alabama. I wonder what consumption level I reached when I was on a boat 24/7 for 4 months at a time? That's how the expression "drunken sailor" originated--it is hard to adjust to solid ground again.
A little nautical trivia.

Don: Love the pictures coming out of your insomnolent dreams.


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Thanks, Mocc! : )

Don B.


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Glad you picked that up, Mocc - we think alike! :-)

Babka - great sense of humour and wine! :-)

Phil - QOTS photo is equally stunning - perfect leaf. :-)


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I've often thought we think alike too, Jo.
It seems I'll keep Naked Lady in the back of my mind as a companion to Tony Avent's Get Nekkid. And I guess that means I need to put a streaker in there at the third plant. :)
Maybe there is a streaker called Skinny Dipping. hmmm. names are interesting. WORDS are interesting to be honest.


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Ok I want to play along.

Edited to add: Spilt Milk and Fingerprint...Must. have. Ohmygawd!

Ghost Spirit, its quickly becoming my favorite.

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Emerald Ruff Cut

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The King (flash washed it out a bit, will try again when the rain stops)

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This post was edited by Kate1970 on Sat, Jun 21, 14 at 14:40


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Kate, right back atcha!!! That Ghost Spirit is haunting me - I've seen a couple of pics of it already but this leaf shot of yours did me in. I gotta have it! Can you tell me something about it? Would you consider starting a thread? Thanks for considering this request! :-)

Jo


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Jo, your wish is my command! :)


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  • Posted by luuk 9b (My Page) on
    Sun, Jun 22, 14 at 10:19

Mocc, I have Naked Lady from 2011. Is an eye catching hosta with small/medium size. The colors change during the season, ...an exciting plant :-)
Mine gets full sun until noon, the growth rate is medium to slow .

Here a picture from a few weeks ago.
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  • Posted by luuk 9b (My Page) on
    Sun, Jun 22, 14 at 10:40

...and yes, is a sport of Gypsy Rose.


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Well good! I like Gypsy Rose and this one seems to be a neat plant like her mama. I guess that means......a new wish list to begin the fall order for spring delivery.

Only "critical" "urgent" "life or death" orders for the rest of the summer. ....


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