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  Mini#36 Get Well Soon, Elliott!
Entry 16 of 19
   
 
yes it was       ©2017 elliott
Panasonic DMC-FT5       16th place, 12 points
1/59s, f3.3, ISO 250, 28mm, Normal Program, Pattern, no flash
 
Post-Processing: adjust contrast and saturation, resize       Extra Info: (Don't vote for this, but leave comment if you like... it is mine...elliott)
I chased this all over the place. I tried to get just the right amount of ballast for floating, but slight breeze played havoc.
Both sons and their families (and grand daughter) were here for my birthday. Very thankful for a memorable happy birthday.
 
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elliott
Apr 3, 2017
    thanks for the comments and well wishes!!
yes, it is a neglected back yard with a few projects in waiting. i thought i could blame it all on the hurricane matthew but furleo may know better. the palms did take a beating and lot of fence came down. i did have all the ground clear but now a few rains and stuff is starting to grow like crazy. i'll be motivated now to do something back there and share an 'after' photo sometime soon i hope.
el

kerszkavet
Apr 3, 2017
    i like the slightly surreal nature of this image
great to see you had a good birthday
Edited on Apr 3, 2017

furleo
Apr 3, 2017
    I guess you never finished your yard work!!

Mepo
Apr 3, 2017
    All you need is a few more of these and a lawn chair and you can get us some shots for the next challenge. ;-)

jomari
Apr 3, 2017
    I'm glad you had a happy birthday Elliot. Best wishes.

aoc46
Apr 2, 2017
    ...and many happy returns!
The scenery makes me think of Palm Springs. Close?

forkcandles
Apr 2, 2017
    just love it , i expect there was plenty of help and suggestions from the visitors etc as what will work.
this has worked very well, great colour.

Lo
Apr 1, 2017
    There's nothing like celebrating the good times with family and friends when you've been through a life altering experience. It's a lesson to us all - enjoy every day.

Qixil
Apr 1, 2017
    This made me smile - but only because of the jolly balloon (in the shade) surrounded by a bleak landscape create such a juxtaposition.

Old Finn
Apr 1, 2017
    Beautiful colors, good sharpness and well composed.

mrsawyer
Apr 1, 2017
    Happy Belated Birthday!!! Kudos for being able to get out and shoot something! I can see you are a bit out of practice, as the white balance is off a bit!!! Thanks for sharing a happy photo with us!!!

ysal
Mar 31, 2017
    Wow, happy birthday and a speedy recover to you, Elliott!!
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