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Excuse Me! Hello.

May 28, 2023 - Okay, maybe it's just me. I see a female stick figure character. Granted...she's missing her right hand. LOL
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Delighted Daffodils

May 09, 2023 - The light was perfect. Shot during Basics Location Shoot.
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Interesting Yarn Plant

April 22, 2023 - It just looks a lot like yarn.
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Blue Bird

March 29, 2023 - Shot taken while on Basics Location shoot.
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Peacock Orchid

December 28, 2022 - Beautiful flower found at the North Carolina Botanical Gardens.
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Fall Colors Stylized

December 04, 2022 - I used several filters to give the image a soft feel, but keep some detail.
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Other Side of Madness

November 23, 2022 - Fly got lucky.....this time.
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Mums the Word

November 17, 2022 - In this image, I felt reticulation enhanced the feel of moisture. The shallow depth of field helps, I believe, to make t...
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Beautiful Colors

November 12, 2022 - Probably the Prettiest Female Cardinal I've seen.
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800mm Downy Woodpecker

October 20, 2022 - This was shot handheld at 800mm and manually focused. Nuff said.
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Centered Beauty

October 13, 2022 - Beautifully ornate flower.
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Female Cardinal Lighting

September 20, 2022 - I waited and caught the perfect spray of light on her face.
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Dangle

July 21, 2022 - Was a beautiful Spring day. Can you feel it?
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Simply White

July 15, 2022 - Love it when the light works like this.
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Berry Nice Cardinal

June 03, 2022 - This is kind of opposite from what I normally do, but can anyone of my students guess what assignment this would be from...
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Female Cardinal

May 24, 2022 - Amazing light on the Cardinal, but not on the trees behind it.
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High Key Winter Rose

May 23, 2022 - Really like how soft the petals look.
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Nuthatch

February 10, 2022 - Not bad for ISO 2500. This used to be impossible with anything less than a medium format.
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Fall Leaf

February 05, 2022 - I've always wanted to get a good capture of this plant when the Fall leaves are very colorful and the flowers have dried...
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MERRY CHRISTMAS!

December 25, 2021 - Well....at least it's Christmas colors!!! A non-traditional picture for a very non-traditional Covid Year! I hope you ha...
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Fall Cardinal

December 21, 2021 - Red and the fall colors.
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Winter Rose

December 15, 2021 - I liked the nice soft light falling on the rose.
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Attractant Tube

December 12, 2021 - The Pitcher Plant has beautiful colors in the Fall.
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Winter Pansy

November 23, 2021 - For some reason I have never been able to get a good picture with Pansys, until now.
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Strange Calyxes

November 24, 2020 - Unusual plant has one big leaf.
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Lilly Flower Design

August 15, 2020 - The light was perfect.
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Rose in the Sky

July 03, 2020 - It was a cloudy foggy morning and the roses hung over a trellis.
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Small Worlds

May 23, 2020 - Hopefully your screen is big enough to see the small subject. Life of an ant.
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Orchid Dragon

May 01, 2020 - Like the whiskers.
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Purple Star

April 27, 2020 - Beautiful simple flower. I like a lot about this image.
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Daffodil Expression

April 22, 2020 - Artistic rendition of a Daffodil close up. Best when viewed on computer.
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Toadshade

April 19, 2020 - Been wanting to get a decent picture of this plant for a long while. Hard to get. This ones not to bad.
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Wild African Violet

April 16, 2020 - While a very common Spring Flower, The Wild African Violet is only about a half inch wide and often overlooked.
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May Apple

April 10, 2020 - Beautiful wild flower grows in early Spring.
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Winter Cardinal

April 04, 2020 - Shallow DoF for bird.
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Forest Flower

April 03, 2020 - Nice early Spring flower.
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Downy

March 31, 2020 - Caught this guy scurrying up a tree.
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Spring Crocus

March 29, 2020 - Beautifully small simple flowers growing from the winter debris.
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Daffodils in Light

March 25, 2020 - Loved how translucent the flowers are.
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Happy Valentines Day!

February 14, 2020 - Hope you all have someone to Love!
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Peekaboo

December 19, 2019 - Don't ya just hate it when they stare.
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Falls' Christmas Tree

December 12, 2019 - Yep, it was pouring down rain. Shot at ISO 8000. Little guy was just hit by a rain drop in his eye.
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Downy

December 06, 2019 - Shot at ISO 8000 and in the rain.
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Crocus

December 02, 2019 - Really liked the marbling light on the flower. It seems to help it sparkle.
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Lilly in Green

November 22, 2019 - I really like the lines in this image.
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Orange Balance

November 19, 2019 - The orange color really popped behind the dark background.
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The Schweddy Plant

October 31, 2019 - Just thought this was an interesting plant. Notice how the pods stick out from the shaft.
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Butterfly on Red

October 28, 2019 - Shot during Basics student location shoot.
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Butterfly Flower

October 18, 2019 - Loved the way the two blended.
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Orange Intrigue

October 03, 2019 - Interesting texture for a flower. I like the outside more than the inside.
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Grasshopper Split

September 27, 2019 - I waited for the grasshopper to move into this position. I saw the light on his tail, but shadowed on his body. By waiti...
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Sunlit Butterfly

September 25, 2019 - Shot During my Basics location Shoot.
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Hummingbird

September 24, 2019 - I wanted to freeze the head and body, but let the wings show motion.
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Pink Bouquet Flower

September 05, 2019 - Just enough light.
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Bouquet Flower

September 02, 2019 - Pure White.
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Huggin Buggin

August 26, 2019 - I don't know, but if you say it 3 times fast, it starts to sound good....Huggin Buggin. LOL
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Soft Flower

August 24, 2019 - Beautiful Light, Beautiful flower.
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Paper Flower

August 23, 2019 - I used the leaves to frame the picture.
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White Shade Flower

August 21, 2019 - Really liked the light.
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Female Titmouse

April 07, 2019 - I believe I caught her mate too.
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Nuthatch

April 02, 2019 - I don't think this little guy can see me.
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White Throated Sparrow

March 29, 2019 - Felt using artistic brushes worked better than the straight photo.
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Mother Natures' Collage

March 27, 2019 - Yeah, sure.....at first glance you'd probably pass this by. Heck you're probably ready to do that to this photo. That is...
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Pine Warbler

March 15, 2019 - Puffed out for winter. Shot at ISO 2500.
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Medusa

March 12, 2019 - Love the winding tentacles.
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Under Flower

March 11, 2019 - Delicate flower shot in NC Botanical Gardens.
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Dark Eyed Junco

March 08, 2019 - Positioned myself for a dark background. Image shot at a very high 2500 ISO.
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White Light

January 27, 2019 - The light falling on this flower caught my eye.
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Blue Bird 2

December 16, 2018 - For those of you that felt the last image wasn't your cup o tea, here is a straight shot. This image was taken at the hi...
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Blue Bird MOD

December 12, 2018 - This could have been a very nice picture of a Blue Bird, but I really liked this more abstract version.
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Winter Green

December 11, 2018 - Life Cycle.
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Nut Hatch

December 06, 2018 - Shot at 5000 ISO.
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Winter Flower

December 02, 2018 - Shot at the NC Botanical Gardens in December.
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NC Spring Tree

April 15, 2018 - Just thought they were really nice flowers for a tree.
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Spring Break

April 10, 2018 - I like the design pattern that the ferns make, but at the same time representing new life, Spring or from the old comes...
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Globe on a Stick

April 05, 2018 - Found this to be a very pretty and unusual flower.
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Cardinal Couple

April 03, 2018 - Gee....I wonder what he did wrong?
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Water Bud

March 30, 2018 - Really liked the translucence of the emerging flower.
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Cardinal Conundrum

March 30, 2018 - Oh yeah....Fooled me. He's not even red!
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Amongst the Leaves

March 29, 2018 - The two mixed together well.
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Lesser Spotted Woodpecker

March 27, 2018 - Poor little guy got named "the Lesser".
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Buds Red

March 26, 2018 - Loved the way the leaves curl around the stem and buds.
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Yellow Finch

March 25, 2018 - Shot at NC Botanical Gardens.
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Purple Illusion

March 25, 2018 - Never really was to fond of this type of flower. However, with a closer look into the center I found something of intere...
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Tiny Treasure

March 22, 2018 - Light and Angle.
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Daffy Dill

March 20, 2018 - Spring fresh!
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Columbine 2

March 20, 2018 - Just simple.
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Cross Flowers

March 19, 2018 - Interesting translucent flowers.
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Columbine

March 18, 2018 - Columbines are out already.
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SIDES

March 10, 2018 - There is generally a little misconception upon fist View of the image. The image is from the backside of the flower whic...
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Black Eyed Susan Abstracted

November 26, 2017 - Really Liked the metamorphosis from the center.
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Camillia

November 25, 2017 -
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Wild Flower

November 24, 2017 - I liked the spacial design in this one.
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Leaf Life

November 22, 2017 - I find that there is beauty even in decay.
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Simple Elegance

November 21, 2017 - It's amazing how something so simple can be so beautiful. The freshness of life in just a plain setting can be just as i...
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Fern Script

November 20, 2017 - This Fern just reminds me of script writing or Asian Script.
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Fall Color

November 18, 2017 - Really liked the color, shapes and texture.
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Leaf Lines

November 17, 2017 - These dried Fall leaves were about 12-20" long. Personally, I can find beauty even in decay. Let me know if you can agre...
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Fall Ginkgo

November 15, 2017 - I've always thought this was an amazing tree. I liked the design, colors and positive/negative space. This was shot in f...
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Flowerbud Painting

October 17, 2017 - This picture is just as good as any painting. Many brushes and decisions of style were made.
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BYOB

October 15, 2017 - Beautiful Yellow Orange Butterfly.
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Hibiscus Side Angle

October 14, 2017 - Kind of a different perspective.
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Purple Pleasure

October 12, 2017 - Just beautiful.
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Leaf Light Abstract

October 09, 2017 - I think these type of leaves are interesting enough just in themselves. What drew me to this leaf was the lighting. The...
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Fern Flower

October 06, 2017 - Loved the design and the lighting.
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Crocus Cluster

October 03, 2017 - Nothing Fancy. I just liked the colors and the freshness of the flowers.
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Hangin

October 01, 2017 - I guess this is how a Praying Mantis relaxes. He was all spread out chillin until I must have disturbed him.
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Butterfly on Purple

September 30, 2017 - Do you think he's admiring himself in the lens mirror?
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Pollen Run

September 28, 2017 -
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Crocus Design

September 25, 2017 - The flower was pretty enough, but I like this even better.
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Flower Fun

August 16, 2017 - Don't blame me, I was just tryin to take a picture of these beautiful flowers and these bugs just rudely came onto the f...
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Hummingbird Moth

August 14, 2017 - Cute little guy.
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