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May 26, 2011

...a "rose"y note

hello lovelies!!...

today ~
i had every intention
to show you my

(duh, duh, duuunn...)
((dramatic music!!))
{santos mermaid grotto} 

but alas...

that was not the theme for this weeks
photo challenge over at Tricia's - A Rosy Note

sooooo,
with a song in my heart,
i switched gears
and took photos of a few flowers from my garden instead.

hence,
my "rose"y notes:
tee,hee!




i have
loooooong
been inspired by beautifully taken photographs,
on so many different blogs,
by so many talented women...
i'm sure you have your faves!!

   


i too,
truly wish to be able to take
"those types of photos"
and have challenged myself
to get to know my camera
 a little better!!

   


Tricia takes some fabulous close-ups!
that are crisp, clear and perfectly lit..
she has inspired me to learn to do the same.
it is my endeavor to capture the same results in my images...

    


 as i wish to share beauty with all of you
the things that i see in the land of odds...
the way i see them ~
and the stories they have to tell...

   


 perhaps,
after much diligence
i may come to understand just what "ISO"
and "depth of field" are
and more importantly,
HOW to use them!!
  
   


yes,
there is much to learn ~
and it seems a bit overwhelming...
i do better with being shown
rather than reading "how to" about it.

  


but

i.
will.
learn.

   


so thank you Tricia
just to name a few, 
and all those other talented girls
takin' fabulous pictures out there!
you inspire us all!!

   


and who knows,
perhaps one of these days,
you will be inspired by what i see through my lens...

  


even after i sprinkle a little magic on them :)

 



sharing this over at:
Common Ground's: Vintage Inspiration Friday
French Country Cottage's: Feathered Nest Friday
A Rosy Note's: Photo Feature Friday
Life-n-Reflection's:  Weekend Texture Twist
all my pictures were taken using
a canon rebel xs
with a 90 mm macro lens
no further processing was done to these
except to lighten them.
well,
excluding the very first and last picture :)




here's to striving to meet and rise above a challenge,
even if it takes awhile!!



20 comments:

  1. I'm ALWAYS in Awe of your photos and blog in general, my friend.

    Having to leave this comment anonymous due to technical difficulties on Google's part, UGH

    Hugs, Rhonda

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  2. I hear you Rosemary! I do better with someone showing me versus reading a book too. Is that what we are supposed to be paying attention to? The ISO and depth of field?? Who would have thunk?? :)
    I LOVE your photos just as they are! Especially the ones that you tweak and add swirlys too! Everyone has their own style and I LOVE YOURS!!!!
    Hugs~
    Sandi@wayside treasures
    only way I can comment is anonymously .ugh.

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  3. Your photo's are like being in fairyland! I just love the dreamy quality of them:)

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  4. Hi dear Rosemary--wow I`m glad Debra told about the anonymous commenting.. until blogger is right back again...
    I`m always so in love here with your beautiful photoes- they are dreamy, and full of adventure.
    Your post from yesterday is fantastic-- I would love to join on a tour unto this wonderful ship- so very wonderful.
    Hugs,and love -DORTHE
    www.denlillelade.blogspot.com

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  5. Oh, so pretty! They are like a dream.
    Sherry

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  6. Delightful mermaid and dreamy photos, Rosemary. I commend you for challenging yourself to learn more about photography. Isn't it often you see something in real life that you truly want to capture the beauty of in a fabulous photo? Happens to me.
    I envy you for honing your skills. I can barely figure out my 'point & shoot' camera.
    All the best,
    Susan

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  7. I love your mermaid grotto!!! And your flower photos are absolutely wonderful.

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  8. They sing, these roses wrapped in lace.

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  9. Beautiful sweet Rosemary! And I am already wildly inspired by your beautiful photographs, so I can only imagine the wonders to come as you become more familiar with those ISO thingies! :-)

    Hugs,
    Judy

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  10. Such beautiful shots of your flowers, and your mermaid is such a lovely creation! Thanks Rosemary, for linking up with VIF! xoxo Debra

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  11. CONGRATULATIONS!!!

    ROSEMARY you are the winner of my place of shelter post! You won my sign :)

    When I saw it was you that won, I said oh! darn it is going to a great artist herself and how can my art compete with hers? :) LOL!

    I love all that you inspire and create, I hope this sign reminds you of the place of SHELTER you create in, safe and soulfully!

    Please send me your full NAME and ADDRESS to my email address... DH4designs@aol.com

    Come for a visit see you named the WINNER!

    xoxo
    Dore

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  12. Oh you already are absolutely inspiring Rosemary! :) I love Tricia's photos and party as well! Your post is wonderful~love your photos and sweet mermaid~ thanks for sharing this at my party this week! Have a great weekend! :)

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  13. Oh Rosemary, I think you're photos already look wonderful! Thank you for all of the sweet compliments you give me and for sharing your pretty post at Photo Feature Friday ♥

    ~tricia

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  14. I looooove your magic world!!!

    congrats and greetings from Spain,
    elena

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  15. Hi Rosemary,
    But your photos are already amazing, if you have much to learn, then I lool forward to watching:-)
    Your mermaids tail is divine!
    Hugs,
    Bella

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  16. Absolutely gorgeous Rosemary!

    Hope you are well my friend!

    Love,
    LuLu~*xoxo

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  17. I am ALWAYS inspired by your amazing pictures Rosemary! They are always gorgeous!!! This post is proof of that. Beautiful photos all!
    hugs from here...

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