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Invasion


Invasion
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Copyright: Annie Belanger (Beger) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3311 W: 1066 N: 5188] (23042)
Genre: Lieux
Média: Couleur
Date de prise de vue: 2008-06-09
Catégories: Nature
Appareil photographique: Canon Rebel XTi 400D, Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM, 67 mm B+W käsemann Circpol
Exposition: f/11, 1/200 secondes
More Photo Info: [view]
Versions: version originale
Date de soumission: 2008-06-15 10:00
Vue: 2263
Favoris: 1 [voir]
Points: 128
[Ligne directrice - Note] Note du photographe
Report- Earth to Sun

Hi my commandant,

I am caporal Dan de Lion (registration number : 06092008), your Chief Operator.

I must to say you that
your Sun’s Army is completing its mission!

The operation is a great success.
Thousand of small suns are growing on the Earth!

We have resisted at all weapons, killer plants and garden tools.
Our roots are firmly based on the ground and they will resist at any bad weathers. Many of other small yellow soldiers like us are waiting in shade, for the changing of the guard.

We are the last unity in action on the ground.
Elsewhere, in Europe and Southern America, the mission is ended. The silver parachuting operation is finished. Thanks to strong winds, the seeds are planted.

We are proud to be such active soldiers of your Army!
Soon, YOU will shine as much on the Earth as in Sky!

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This photo was taken close to the plastic cover of a greenhouse.
Technically, I converted the original from RAW in JPEG, adjusted curves and as usual, resized and framed.

Thank you for viewing and commenting!
Have a Sunny week!

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A Dingo: Bonjour Frank,Beger 1 06-16 19:43
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Critiques [Translate]

Hi Annie,
Very beautiful photo,good pespectiv,beautiful colors.(postcard).
Congratulation,
Ralf

Nicely taken Annie. Well done.
Dennis

Hello Annie!
Excellent effect and beautiful PP work!
Nice colours and great light!
Lovely composition!
Best regards!
Lili

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  • Romeu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 306 W: 0 N: 220] (1859)
  • [2008-06-15 10:38]

Hi Annie,

beautiful compositions and colors. Excelent shot. Love the report.

Congratulations,
Romeu

Beautiful shot, technically perfect and truly moody. :-)
TFS
Ciao, Antonella

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  • milas Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2841 W: 398 N: 3076] (34114)
  • [2008-06-15 11:18]

Merhaba myfriend Dear Annie...
Verynice shot and focus...superb colors and light...bravo..selamlar

Hi Annie, really nice composition split diagonally, i could'nt figure out what it was on the left until i read the note. nice colors and dof

rgds
Allen

Hello Annie,

Never have I seen such appealing looking dandelions.
The bright yellow colour with the sun on the flowers is just fab! Nevermind that they are a nuisance.
The effect of the reflection on the plastic is remarkable. Well done! Joni

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  • juyona Gold Star Critiquer [C: 2585 W: 1 N: 425] (10173)
  • [2008-06-15 12:44]

Hola Annie,
excelente trabajo,
con cálido ambiente y bella presentación.
saludos

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  • glint Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 593 W: 3 N: 545] (3785)
  • [2008-06-15 13:19]

hello Annie,
Ilikw this very much. Excellent composition, creative PP work and the colours and light are great.
Bev

What an amazing shot. Terrific diagonal element through the frame, beautiful DOF and saturation. That foggy effect from the plastic cover is brilliant.
Well done - cute note, too!
Rew

Hi Annie,
Hahahaaha great note! Also a great picture. Superb DOF. The misty part is a nice contrast to the whole imae.
Superb colourful imae, excellent presented in the white frame.
Hans

Nice backdrop the cover has provided Annie. A good diagonal composition, lovely colours and good light. Some OE on the foreground flowers but not unbearable. TFS,
David

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  • k-2 Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 605 W: 26 N: 503] (3638)
  • [2008-06-15 16:44]

The plastic sheet makes the image surreal.
The diagonal element makes the dandylions a nice image. Nicest photo of dandylions that I've ever seen. Funny sense of humour in your note too. TFS. K2

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  • Silke Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2572 W: 237 N: 6132] (24044)
  • [2008-06-15 18:34]
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YOur notes a lot of fun!
Great idea and lovely colours and definition here
Superb posting
TFs
silke

Oh Annie, beautiful shot, really a yellow spring invasion, nice colors details and ligth

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  • linus Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1824 W: 13 N: 1442] (15482)
  • [2008-06-15 19:49]
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Hi Anne,
These little monsters are sure beautiful! Now that the City of Toronto has banned the use of pesticides in our gardens, these will soon over run most of our gardens.

Bonjour, Annie,
Jolie vue de ces dents-de-lions. J'aime beaucoup l'angle de la prise.
Les paroles sont aussi belles.
Merci pour le partage.
Bonne semaine.
Valerka:)

hello Annie
a beautiful composition
rich yellow captured here
it seems that some wind is blowing and all the flowers have bent towards the right.
good perspective

regards

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  • pozaru Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3627 W: 881 N: 2607] (21386)
  • [2008-06-15 23:20]

And what a happy invasion !

thanks,
v

ciao Annie..
so great the note.. a wonderful idea, perfect for a sci-fi movie!! ;)) great also your capture with this reflection that creates this strange effect of multiplication!! colours and details are so alve!! beautiful!! brava
ciao Marco

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  • dareco Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1672 W: 16 N: 832] (15528)
  • [2008-06-16 2:43]

Beautiful!! Fantastic detail!! Love it! TFS and have a happy day!

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  • Ivan Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 365 W: 110 N: 268] (3865)
  • [2008-06-16 3:44]

Bonjour Annie,
Quelle belle composition ! La lumière créant des zones claires et sombres, les détails et la profondeur de champs limitée donnent un très bel ensemble. Présentation efficace également, bravo !
Ivan

HAHA! Marvelous posting Annie! Very humorous and I just LOVE the surreal image, reflection to the left! It leads you back into the shot and then grabs you and holds you there! Really excellent work here!
B-) B-)
Linda

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  • chrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4430 W: 637 N: 9631] (55122)
  • [2008-06-16 4:48]

Hi Annie

An amusing note, & spectacular repetition of the golden sunflowers, contrasting nicely against the bg blue grey sky. Tfs!

Hello Annie,
Summer is here :)
Never seen dandelion looked so beautiful.
Love the brigh sunny light. Perfect yellow color.
Very nice POV. TFS
Vandana
later

Hello Annie,

Wonderful composition and great PP, impressive light fall over thie "invasion". TFS
Best regards,
Sorina

i am always impressed of your nature shots Annie, well captured vivid and sharp, well composed perspective of these yellow flowers .thanks for sharing my friend.
regards...............andres

Hello Annie.
Very well seen. Wonderful reflections, beautiful colours and good perspective from the flowers.
TFS
Wojciech

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  • iso Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 982 W: 61 N: 169] (29336)
  • [2008-06-16 9:51]

Une invasion si bien représentée, on peut en prendre, vraiment bien Annie.

Iso.

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  • Kli Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 167 W: 15 N: 199] (2054)
  • [2008-06-16 11:29]

Bonjour Annie,
Je me suis rendue compte recemment que les pissenlits pouvaient pulluler dans les champs au point de les envahir totalement ... Et j'ai trouvé ça magnifique ! Leur jaune est lumineux et c'est bon pour le moral ! Ta photo illustre bien ces deux sensations !
Et ta note est pleine d'humour ! Mes compliments.
Bonne journée.

Pascalie.

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  • mbrito Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1929 W: 117 N: 3017] (13240)
  • [2008-06-16 14:28]

Hello Annie,
It is a wonderful invasion; it is the 5th column of the army of Spring. Fantastic compo. I love the elegant curve to the right up and the progressive diffusion. Excelent colour and light too. A superb work. Congrats, mb

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  • Dingo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2522 W: 368 N: 2626] (11964)
  • [2008-06-16 15:47]
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Terrific story, Annie... I almost believed it ☺^☺.
The light in this shot is terrific too. Bright on the right, but well controlled, dimmer behind the plastic foil, which also enhanced the feeling of a shallow DoF (shallower than the one in the bright light), but of course that's just an impression.
Another beauty.
TFS

Hi Annie

An excellent composition with very good lead in of the sharpness fading into the background and to the left of the photo.

I really enjoyed your "report" too. Well done!

TFS

Wia

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  • WMcK Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 663 W: 11 N: 1718] (6837)
  • [2008-06-17 4:05]

I was surprised with the wonderful story to match this great image, Annie. How imaginative and fun. The image itself is awesome with the reflections of the invaders on the plastic. It gives it a really mystic feeling. The light is awesome and once again, I loved the , almost true, story. Bravo Mon Ami.
Amitiés sincères
Wanda

Bonjour Annie,
De ces fleurs, que beaucoup n'apprécient pas, car trop envahissantes dans nos jardins, tu en as fait un chef d'oeuvre très bucolique avec de beaux jeux de lumières, un côté ensoleillé tré lumineux, l'autre dans une légère brume, crént ainsi un côté flou artistique, Bravo Annie de ce fabuleux partage!
Amicalement Odile

Hi Annie,
fantastic work and message. yes i believe if we could "seed" all of the earth of trees like that, a lot could change for the better.

TFS!

LOL!!!
Superbe capture.
Bonne netteté et détails.
Et tu les as enlevés un à un?????
Pierre

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  • azaf1 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 733 W: 61 N: 1257] (7137)
  • [2008-06-17 12:58]

Hi Annie
A dramatic ! title and an equally strong capture of the wild flowers in the direction of the wind. Lovely perspective sharp details and nice diagonal umrolling of the foto
TFS
Argiris

Hello Annie,
Great shot, absolutely beautiful vibrant colors, excellent composition and pov, very good sharpness and depth of field, lovely oof background and very nice light.
Angela

Hello Annie,

Wonderful work with the diagonal blur.
Well done!

Malik & Mary.

Hi Annie,

What a wonderful army to share with us. I know gardeners don't like these flowers, but they are so bright and sunny and sure have a way of making the landscape look great. Lovely PP work and note!

TFS
Els

Bonjour Annie
Voilà un bien joli bouquet de " mal-aimés" pourtant si colorés. Les différentes teintes de jaunes sont très variées et très jolies, une belle lumière vient révéler le vert de la scène mais ce que j'aime par dessus tout, c'est ce reflet diaphane sur la plastique de la serre.
Bravo
Serge

Bonjour Annie :)

Un seul mot: M.A.G.N.I.F.I.Q.U.E
Je me suis attardée sur le fond, je trouvais cela très jolie et peu commun comme effet et BG. Bien entendu, j'avais hâte de voir qu'est ce que c'était en lisant la note.

Merci de partager. C'est bien réalisé et bien fait.
Bonne journée Ensoleillé a toi.

Josée :)

merhaba dear annie
excellent lovely yellow flowers and lovely colours.marvellous picture.well done.
good evening.
best regards.
gürkan akçakır.

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  • tibig Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 657 W: 26 N: 681] (7565)
  • [2008-06-19 11:11]

Excellent image, well seen, perfectly composed. The nylon sheet works wonders!
Regards,
Tibi

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  • ttreen Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1317 W: 129 N: 3792] (15759)
  • [2008-06-19 11:12]

Hello Annie
I love the effect the plastic cover has created.. I'm shocked to see so many weeds near a greenhouse! ;) Perfect pov and lets hope they all do not go to seed at once or I'll be seeing them

Tricia

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  • EOSF1 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1977 W: 301 N: 3060] (26902)
  • [2008-06-19 14:40]

Hahaha! Super la note! Quelle prise de vue intelligente, l'emploi de la toile de plastique comme background est génial! Bravo c'est vraiment réussi.

Mario

Hi dear friend,
what a wonderful posting!
Lovely tones and light in it.
Very good angle of shot and framing.
Thanks for sharing this beauty with us.
Best wishes,
Ioana
:) soon

Bonjour Annie
La vivacité du jaune embellit le contraste avec la partie gauche de l'image plus vaporeuse,c'est très bien vue ce rendu.Toujours des images de très bonne qualité.
Bonne journée
Amicalement
Gildas

Bonsoir Annie :o)

Note très agréable à lire, excellente idée, j'aime beaucoup :o) Tu as choisi un magnifique angle et le net VS le flou est merveilleusement bien maîtrisé, très joli travail. Les couleurs sont très belles.
Amitiés
Marylou ;)

Hi Annie, fascinating invasion, splendid focus, great view with wonderful flowers, fantastic colors, very well done, have a good week end, ciao Silvio

Hello Annie


It is wonderful the look of these yellow flowers.
an excellent composition and as always of very good taste yours.
I like his formation and mainly the reflex
of them in the covering of plastic, of the a depth sensation, of as if it extended the field.
Congratulations, definition of the picture and wonderful.
Congratulations!

Sérgio

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  • wilth Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 374 W: 43 N: 520] (2028)
  • [2008-06-23 11:02]

Very cool image and imaginative story. I like the effects you've created here with your POV and the sharpness and brightness.
Nice capture indeed.
TFS.
Wilt

Hello Annie. Beautiful perspective lining up diagonally across the frame. Sharp image of the flowers in good control of depth. I like it and best regards. Jusni

beautiful :-)))

:)
Wonderful work my dear friend!
Nice colours.
Well done!
Regards.
A.

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  • c_rapp Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 933 W: 14 N: 1331] (7535)
  • [2008-06-28 22:24]

Such an annoying plant and yet you have made it beautiful. Wpnderful pov and great details. TFS
Christan

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  • bigil Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 283 W: 38 N: 75] (2536)
  • [2008-07-08 18:55]

Bravo Annie,excellente photo. J'adore ce jaune en vedette et l'effet et l'angle et finalement j'aime tous de cette photo. Merci Gilles

Beautiful composition. Great angle, POV and colours. greetings,

figen

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  • ayse51 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2092 W: 144 N: 2110] (27563)
  • [2008-07-13 9:34]

Hi Annie,
what a nice composition and creative work.Perfect depth.Spectacular as always.TFS.Necla.

Hello Annie! Great work with what is essentially a 'found' image (plastic cover) reflecting the dandelions in a dreamlike atmosphere. Super lighting, wonderful capture!
Cheers
Otto

hello Annie,

i love shot like it.. i have yet to practice taking shot like this.. i had tried so far there are some part are blurred.. yours are sharp and detail. can be see clearly from front to the back.. beautiful done.. tfs..

regards, terry

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  • korbee Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1483 W: 0 N: 1852] (14495)
  • [2008-08-24 2:25]

The good depth in the picture makes it like a yellow invasion Annie.
jan

Hello Annie,

No doubt - dandelion time!
For a short period every year they come to brighten our day, then they go but not without leaving some traces, hehehe...
Maybe not the most popular of flowers but I like them!

Greetings,
Pablo -

Annie, I don't what say...It's excellent, absolutely excellent!
Regards, Ewa

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