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Saturday, August 30, 2014  "BARBIE Q" by Cleveland's Junior Auxiliary  I found this on the Internet while searching for quotes pertaining to pigs.........  "Dear Girls and Ladies, dressing immodestly is like rolling around in manure. You'll get attention, but mostly from pigs." ~ Sincerely, Godly Boys and Godly Men   SOOC, uncropped; flash didn't fire; 35mm lens  "Over 150 entries were submitted for the pig naming contest.  The winning name was submitted by Tempa Fleming.  Fleming grew up in Cleveland and moved back to town after living around the country for the last 25 years. Members of the Chamber’s Executive Committee narrowed down the field and the Chamber Board of Directors voted by ballot on the final name. The mosaic pig was created by members of Cleveland’s Junior Auxiliary and purchased by Nan Sanders who donated the pig to the Chamber so that it would be an addition to the public art available in Cleveland. Junior Auxiliary will provide a plaque with the pig’s name. The winner of the contest will receive (received) a gift basket containing a pig statue from Peter’s Pottery, Fat Side Up Memphis BBQ Rub, a gift certificate to Sweet’s BBQ, and additional pig related items."  ~ Reprinted text from here: http://www.clevelandmschamber.com/#!news/c1q02  Have a safe and fun Labor Day weekend!  The Cleveland Bolivar County Chamber of Commerce  600 Third Street Cleveland, MS  38732 (662) 843-2712  (photo taken 7/16/2014)  My Homepage: http://www.Godschild.smugmug.com
Yellow Lantana...  Much appreciate your views and comments, thanks! Critiques welcome...  29 August 2014
08-30-2014 "Fallen Over"  I don't know if the weight of the cap made this mushroom fall over or if it had been there a while.  It caught my eye being in this position.  Thank you so very much for your comments on my photos the last few days. I haven't been able to comment much at all on any of your photos because I've been on the road.  Have another trip today. I will try to do some catch up with comments later.   Donna
August 30, 2014 Experimenting with some long exposures in the daylight.  I set my tripod up in our hallway aimed at a canvas print of a pansy with the ceiling light turned on.   Settings at F22  in BULB mode with an 18-105 zoom and I controlled the shutter with a wireless remote. The top photo was taken with a 7.8 sec exposure while I slowly (and smoothly) "zoomed" the lens towards the subject. The bottom photo was taken with a 9.7 sec exposure while I slowly (and not so smoothly) "zoomed" the lens away from the subject.  I think the almost double exposure look on the second shot came from a small delay when I was retracting the lens.   I think it is fascinating that the canvas created a crosshatching pattern in the center. Here is the original subject photograph http://brickroadphoto.smugmug.com/Flowers/Stylized-Flower-Collection/i-MgmvLMt/0/M/DSC_2428hsb5-M.jpg   Thank you for your comments and suggestions Jeanne
08.30.14  Still processing images from the trip.  I had an achy, unfocused day yesterday. Followed by a terrible night last night. I am tired of cancer.
Port of Garibaldi, Oregon
A classic wooden barn and a peaceful landscape in Northern California gets the attention of this photographer who yearns for simpler life with less electronic interaction! #75111236  © Payam Nashery - Photoarts
Hibiscus flowers...  Michigan Park Whittier, CA  Thanks for your views and comments. much appreciated! Critiques welcome...  30 August 2014
Black banners hung symmetrically over the Shrine of Saleh (Imamzadeh Saleh) in Tajrish, North of Tehran signals the arrival of holy month of Moharam. #63101376  © Payam Nashery - Photoarts
08.30.14  A flower in Monterey :-)
Swirls and striations  Happy Canada Day to my fellow Canuks!  I had a lot of fun down in Canyon X trying to find interesting new perspectives and qualities of light and colour.  Shooting slot canyons requires a tripod, a high f-stop, an ultra wide angle lens, e.g., 12mm-24mm (since they can be very narrow, with hardly enough room for a tripod in some areas), and 3 to 7 stop bracketing to cope with the huge range of light from almost black to bright sunlight.  I did not use HDR processing since I find the results can be a little too artificial, but developed my own technique in Photoshop to deal with the huge range of brightness and darkness.  Other photos of this challenging canyon can be seen here: http://goo.gl/tYIY6y  Since some of your may not have seen this, I am copying the comment that I made mid-day yesterday, which has generated some thoughtful responses.  Communication to fellow smugmuggers, with my apologies to those of you to whom these remarks do not apply. Some of you have been treating the dailies as though it were a competition and have been manipulating the ratings by 'liking' your own photos, and by strategic commenting or withholding comments from photos to affect their rank relative to your own images. It is not a competition, it is about sharing images and techniques, learning from each other, about improving our art, about collegiality, and about learning about the interesting experiences, small and large, that we each have. What we all share in common is a love of photography. Please try to comment on, and like photos based on their merit, not the ranking of the image relative to your own, or popularity of the photographer, or length of time as a member of the dailies. A willingness to provide and accept constructive criticism can help us all to mature in our vision and our art. "A rising tide lifts all boats"!   1/07/14 www.allenfotowild.com
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Encore azaleas  Aug 29 My encore azaleas are flowering again, once in the spring and then an "encore" flowering in the fall.
Day 115 - Still life with brandy and roses; I've been shooting some still lifes over the last few days and this is one of them.  The detail in the photo shows up much better in a larger size.  It is supposed to be really warm today so my hubby and I may drive down the the Great Sand Dunes to take some photos.  Thanks for all the comments on my Ice and Bubbles image.  I'm looking forward to seeing all of your great images.  Have a great day today!
Day 23 - Panorama - taken along a road in Utah not too far from the dam at Lake Powell.  I don't generally post more than one shot a day, but I wanted to participate in the panorama challenge that Art issued, although I had not had a chance to take any recent panos.  I don't remember the exact number of shots included in this pano, but there were at least nine.  As you can see, the scene encompasses both sides of the road.  I combined them using Photoshop CS3.  I did use a tripod.  I have actually blown up one of my panos in a 13 inch x 65 inch size and framed it.  ePengo printed it for me.  This is not the one I had printed.  I couldn't remember which gallery it was in.
Saturday, August 30, 2014

"BARBIE Q" by Cleveland's Junior Auxiliary

I found this on the Internet while searching for quotes pertaining to pigs.........

"Dear Girls and Ladies, dressing immodestly is like rolling around in manure. You'll get attention, but mostly from pigs." ~ Sincerely, Godly Boys and Godly Men

SOOC, uncropped; flash didn't fire; 35mm lens

"Over 150 entries were submitted for the pig naming contest. The winning name was submitted by Tempa Fleming. Fleming grew up in Cleveland and moved back to town after living around the country for the last 25 years. Members of the Chamber’s Executive Committee narrowed down the field and the Chamber Board of Directors voted by ballot on the final name. The mosaic pig was created by members of Cleveland’s Junior Auxiliary and purchased by Nan Sanders who donated the pig to the Chamber so that it would be an addition to the public art available in Cleveland. Junior Auxiliary will provide a plaque with the pig’s name. The winner of the contest will receive (received) a gift basket containing a pig statue from Peter’s Pottery, Fat Side Up Memphis BBQ Rub, a gift certificate to Sweet’s BBQ, and additional pig related items."

~ Reprinted text from here: http://www.clevelandmschamber.com/#!news/c1q02

Have a safe and fun Labor Day weekend!

The Cleveland Bolivar County Chamber of Commerce
600 Third Street
Cleveland, MS 38732
(662) 843-2712

(photo taken 7/16/2014)

My Homepage: http://www.Godschild.smugmug.com

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Saturday, August 30, 2014  "BARBIE Q" by Cleveland's Junior Auxiliary  I found this on the Internet while searching for quotes pertaining to pigs.........  "Dear Girls and Ladies, dressing immodestly is like rolling around in manure. You'll get attention, but mostly from pigs." ~ Sincerely, Godly Boys and Godly Men   SOOC, uncropped; flash didn't fire; 35mm lens  "Over 150 entries were submitted for the pig naming contest.  The winning name was submitted by Tempa Fleming.  Fleming grew up in Cleveland and moved back to town after living around the country for the last 25 years. Members of the Chamber’s Executive Committee narrowed down the field and the Chamber Board of Directors voted by ballot on the final name. The mosaic pig was created by members of Cleveland’s Junior Auxiliary and purchased by Nan Sanders who donated the pig to the Chamber so that it would be an addition to the public art available in Cleveland. Junior Auxiliary will provide a plaque with the pig’s name. The winner of the contest will receive (received) a gift basket containing a pig statue from Peter’s Pottery, Fat Side Up Memphis BBQ Rub, a gift certificate to Sweet’s BBQ, and additional pig related items."  ~ Reprinted text from here: http://www.clevelandmschamber.com/#!news/c1q02  Have a safe and fun Labor Day weekend!  The Cleveland Bolivar County Chamber of Commerce  600 Third Street Cleveland, MS  38732 (662) 843-2712  (photo taken 7/16/2014)  My Homepage: http://www.Godschild.smugmug.com
Saturday, August 30, 2014

"BARBIE Q" by Cleveland's Junior Auxiliary

I found this on the Internet while searching for quotes pertaining to pigs.........

"Dear Girls and Ladies, dressing immodestly is like rolling around in manure. You'll get attention, but mostly from pigs." ~ Sincerely, Godly Boys and Godly Men

SOOC, uncropped; flash didn't fire; 35mm lens

"Over 150 entries were submitted for the pig naming contest. The winning name was submitted by Tempa Fleming. Fleming grew up in Cleveland and moved back to town after living around the country for the last 25 years. Members of the Chamber’s Executive Committee narrowed down the field and the Chamber Board of Directors voted by ballot on the final name. The mosaic pig was created by members of Cleveland’s Junior Auxiliary and purchased by Nan Sanders who donated the pig to the Chamber so that it would be an addition to the public art available in Cleveland. Junior Auxiliary will provide a plaque with the pig’s name. The winner of the contest will receive (received) a gift basket containing a pig statue from Peter’s Pottery, Fat Side Up Memphis BBQ Rub, a gift certificate to Sweet’s BBQ, and additional pig related items."

~ Reprinted text from here: http://www.clevelandmschamber.com/#!news/c1q02

Have a safe and fun Labor Day weekend!

The Cleveland Bolivar County Chamber of Commerce
600 Third Street
Cleveland, MS 38732
(662) 843-2712

(photo taken 7/16/2014)

My Homepage: http://www.Godschild.smugmug.com

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