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Old 07-02-2011, 10:57 AM   #11
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Yes, they are just confined to the area of the Delaware-Pennsylvania border. Places to visit, especially to enjoy nature in Delaware, I would say places like, Brandywine creek State Park, White Clay Creek State Park, maybe Fort Delaware, Redden State Forest, or Trap Pond that is east of the town I live near. Or there is mixing in visits to some of the towns and some historic places, like "The Green" in downtown Dover.
Thank you, silverclaw.

Brandywine sounds familiar...but I was thinking it was in PA...hmmm...maybe I'm not thinking of the right place. When we get a chance to for a trip out, we'll have plenty of options. Thanks.
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Old 07-06-2011, 04:11 PM   #13
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The clarity is not what I'd like it to be, but I love the composition and that it captures the feel of the moment as Bulucanagria (sp.) has mentioned is so important. So, I am entering it anyway:
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Beautifully taken. It's the faded background that makes it truly exceptional.
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Old 07-12-2011, 06:49 PM   #15
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The clarity is not what I'd like it to be, but I love the composition and that it captures the feel of the moment as Bulucanagria (sp.) has mentioned is so important. So, I am entering it anyway:
Good job on the spelling, and having the guts to attempt it. Especially as most folks here will know who you mean with simply Bulu.
I like your picture, a lot. I can't say precisely what it reminds me of. It feels vaguely oriental, like something painted on a glass vase. Or a watercolor presented in soft tones. It definitely seems like a medium other than photography. I think sharp focus would have diminished this and made it less than it is. And, as you say, not invoked the moment nearly as well.
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Good job on the spelling, and having the guts to attempt it.
Hey, looks like I got it right, too! (and with no peeking this time.)

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I like your picture, a lot...

I think sharp focus would have diminished this and made it less than it is. And, as you say, not invoked the moment nearly as well.
Thank you. I guess the lack of clarity does add to the softness of it all.
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Photos from the meadow garden: a cup plant blossom, rudbeckia with asclepias tuberosa, and asclepias with unidentified insect.
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Old 07-13-2011, 12:51 PM   #18
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Photos from the meadow garden: a cup plant blossom, rudbeckia with asclepias tuberosa, and asclepias with unidentified insect.
Nice to see some summer blooms--and an unidentified insect.
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Photos from the meadow garden: a cup plant blossom, rudbeckia with asclepias tuberosa, and asclepias with unidentified insect.
Rebek, that cup plant photo is glossy magazine worthy! Nice job.
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Thanks, Jack. I'm still getting the hang of my husband's fancy camera, but it does allow for more interesting pictures than my old point and shoot.
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