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Nebraska about 5years ago said: Yes,Christine,it is.thanks to you,Rob,Laura,Jill,and Harsha for your kind words!
Somewhere about 5years ago said: Isn't it refreshing Jim, that people do respond to something tender.
India about 5years ago said: Excellent photo.
Somewhere about 5years ago said: A dream vision of nature.
Omaha about 5years ago said: Gorgeous!!
Somewhere about 5years ago said: That is a photo from "outside of the box"
taken by an artist who thinks outside of the box. :)
Brasil about 5years ago said: Like a masterpiece ; ) wonderful flowers.....Great photo, Jim! I loved !
Nebraska about 5years ago said: Rob, thanks! I used a long (300mm) telephoto lens to create a close-up (I find it works better than a macro lens) image with a shallow depth of field. I was able to get a magenta Day Lily and other greenery in the (blurred) background. I didn't sharpen as I usually do and left the image a little "soft". I'm glad you like it :-)
rob barrett from
minneapolis about 5years ago said: Jim, that's insane It looks like a painting. I've never seen anything like it. Wow. how did you do it.