Day 311/365 SP Getting A Start On Christmas

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Q: I am really into my wildlife photography but cannot afford a super zoom lens, I have a 300mm and am considering a teleconvertor. Has anybody had a experience with these and would you recommend them?

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To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to love, and a time to hate; a time of war and a time of peace...Ecclesiastes 3:8

Every year I say that I am going to start my Christmas Cards early but that doesn't often happen..

For me it is unheard
Of to be An early bird
Christmas season,
And the reason
Why I am late
Is that I procrastinate.

I bought my cards
At a discount store
Where I buy more
And save money
To send my regards.
Poetry by me, AJP

Manual Focus
Aperture: F.4.50
Shutter: 1/8 second
Focal length 48mm
ISO 800
No flash

36 responses

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (5 Dec 2009):

    That reminds me...I must get busy on my cards. Wonderfully lighted shot, Andrea.

  • Mary Brown

    Mary Brown gave props (5 Dec 2009):

    Wonderful SP, Andrea!

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight (Deleted) gave props (5 Dec 2009):

    Procrastinate? You should turn that into your advantage! Become a lawyer!!! :) Very charming, Andrea.

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (6 Dec 2009):

    LOL!! I still have not made my cards yet!!! Great SP Andrea!!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen said (6 Dec 2009):

    Thank you for the comments and for the Spotlight, Richard. I think everyone is pretty much in the same boat...Rushing with time.

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (6 Dec 2009):

    We're doing cards today! My husband and I made an appointment with each other.LOL. I love your vest---so festive!

  • Patty Gross

    Patty Gross (Deleted) gave props (6 Dec 2009):

    This is a wonderful picture, Andrea. It causes me to reminisce about days gone by. I love your kitchen photos, and the warm, family oriented feeling I get just by looking at it. This is how it should be, Andrea!!!!!

  • John Smith

    John Smith (Deleted) gave props (6 Dec 2009):

    Wonderful shot.....nicely done

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (6 Dec 2009):

    Beautiful portrait here! Well done.

  • Linda Houghton

    Linda Houghton   gave props (6 Dec 2009):

    Very Nice Photo Andrea!

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (6 Dec 2009):

    Wonderful light and colors. This reminds me of a Norman Rockwell print. Beautiful, Andrea.

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (6 Dec 2009):

    Oh no, Christmas is coming too quickly and I need to get my Christmas cards finished. I am making them again so I have a lot of work ahead of me to get them finished and mailed in time!!!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (7 Dec 2009):

    Wicked cool entry.

  • Debrah Leonard

    Debrah Leonard (Deleted) gave props (7 Dec 2009):

    andrea, this is great! i love the things on your wall... picture of Jesus, cross, etc... this is a classic image

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (7 Dec 2009):

    Excellent entry!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (7 Dec 2009):

    You look terrific and are ahead of me!!!!!!!!!!!

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (9 Dec 2009):

    I actually made the deadline for my American friends this year, usually I post well after the last post date, they will be surprised to hear from me before Xmas instead of in the New Year..

  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (9 Dec 2009):

    Wonderful entry!! Fantastic SP!!

  • Maurie A

    Maurie A gave props (9 Dec 2009):

    I didn't get an early start either :) Great SP...

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (13 Dec 2009):

    Wonderful SP and entry, Andrea. Very festive and inviting.

  • Leanne Silva

    Leanne Silva gave props (20 Dec 2009):

    I'm still not finished my cards! Yikes!

  • Meta Oset

    Meta Oset (Deleted) gave props (24 Feb 2010):

    Your self portraits are stunning from first to last, and I love this one in particular.

  • Tiia Vissak

    Tiia Vissak gave props (10 Aug 2015):

    a great theme image! voted!

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (10 Aug 2015):

    outstanding... perfect Andrea... my vote for sure

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (12 Aug 2015):


  • Massimo Bardelli

    Massimo Bardelli   gave props (13 Aug 2015):

    perfect for the theme!

  • Massimo Bardelli

    Massimo Bardelli   gave props (13 Aug 2015):

    perfect for the theme!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (16 Aug 2015):

    Oh YEAH! Rad!

  • Ioana Caravan

    Ioana Caravan   gave props (16 Aug 2015):

    My vote!

  • Geoff Plant

    Geoff Plant gave props (18 Aug 2015):


  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (19 Aug 2015):

    Christmas is just around the corner ... it is JUST four months to go and that is a short time if you are making Christmas gifts and cards!!! Back to vote :

  • Frank Summers

    Frank Summers   gave props (21 Aug 2015):

    Cool Shot, GMV

  • rekha nag

    rekha nag gave props (22 Aug 2015):

    Cool! Voted!

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon gave props (23 Aug 2015):

    Voted! I hadn't seen this one before.. it's a beautiful Christmas image!

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (23 Aug 2015):

    Got my vote.

  • Barbara Kurth

    Barbara Kurth said (23 Aug 2015):

    Nice light in the pretty SP of you ! Voted !

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