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Sunday, January 11, 2009

Sunday Stills

Here we are with another edition of Sunday Stills challenge!

Everyone is invited to join us for the weekly photo challenge.

This week's challenge was "Closeup/Macro Pics". I had fun finding stuff to photograph this week and have 4 photos that I like. None of the photos have been altered. I've put them in order of my most to least favorite.


My cactus is still blooming. It's sitting in a window sill and using the Natural Light and Macro settings the color came out nice I think.





This is a leather Christmas gift project that I photographed back in December. There was a lot light coming into the window to light the subject, so I used the Natural Light and Macro settings.






This is my dead duck photo. I didn't know that he couldn't swim upright...so he just got photographed in the prone position! This is in the kitchen sink with lots of outside light through the window above...Natural Light and Macro settings were used.






I have a barbed wire wreath with these lil' cowboy ornaments on it. I like that the rust on the barbed wire showed up. Macro, Auto, and a filtered flash (covered with a tissue) were used.






In my knickknack case I have a few Pendleton RoundUp bar chips and this one seemed to come out the nicest. The filtered flash somehow didn't come out evenly on the photo, but even the tiny print came through.


If you would like to participate in next week's challenge, visit Sunday Stills later Sunday afternoon and Ed will have our new challenge posted~~


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18 comments:

Kathleen Coy said...

Pretty!!! My favorite is the ducky! :-)

Paula said...

I came over through the Sunday Stills site and have to say that your dead duck is my favorite also, with the cactus coming in a close second!

Danielle Barlow said...

I love reading your blog. It is so very different from my life, and yet there are similarities!It is fascinating!
I love the cactus flower!

Ed said...

Show off...:-) I LOVE THE DEAD DUCK!!!!

Andrea said...

Hi! Thanks for stopping by my blog. The colour in your cactus photo is amazing...great shot!! Really enjoyed spending some time here...love reading about rural life. As an animal lover...horses and dogs...I can't get enough! I will be back to visit often! :)

kdwhorses said...

I really like the catcus one! But the duck is a close 2nd! You know little cowgirl has several ducks and they don't stay upright either! Huh........
Have a great Sunday!

Shirley said...

I like the barb wire and the dead duck!

The Wife said...

My favs are the cactus and duck! Great job!

Vaquerogirl said...

NIce ones, and I agree with your order. The color on the cactus flower is great!

prairierunner said...

I'll vote on the cactus but then I'm craving flowers and warm weather. I'm still working on mine but I get it up later today.

Flo said...

Great pictures, but I have to say the dead duck is my favorite :)

Amanda said...

You are taking some outstanding photos. Isn't it fun to experiment?

Far Side of Fifty said...

I love the Christmas Cactus..a spot of color! Well done:)

Laughing Orca Ranch said...

The cactus flower is exquisite! You did good girlie!
But that dead duck made me smile BIG. The bubbles are even sharp and clear. Well done!

The rusty barb wire wreathe is pretty cool, too.
I want to know more about your leather project.

And yes...ummm..You can be as wordy as you like. I have plenty of time to sit here and pay attention. lol!

~Rapunzle

(ps, thanks for you awesome comments you left for me on my blog. You made me cry and laugh. I can't explain how much that meant to me)

countrywhispers said...

Love the photos and great leatherwork. I love checking in on your site everyday.

a passion 'n frames said...

I totally enjoy your page...

-Jen said...

Beautiful cactus! I have to say I loved the duck one the best and if it had been upright it just wouldn't have been the same.

The W.O.W. factor said...

I love the cactus...of course! Then I like the lounging duck in bubbles...he must have had a hard day too!

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