Cooled Hosta (for Patty)

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© Donald Garrett
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UploadedJuly 6, 2012
TakenJuly 6, 2012
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D60
Exposure1/13 sec at f/8
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length135 mm
ISO200
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My shaded hostas after an evening drink of water and bathed in the golden evening sun. I have been complaining to Patty Gross how my other hostas were just about burnt out with the drought and heatwave and wanted her to see the ones that get regular shade and water.

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  • Patty Gross

    Patty Gross (Deleted) gave props (6 Jul 2012):

    Very beautiful shot, Don! This is wonderful the way the sun is gleaming on the hosta leaf! And those water drops look fantastic. I'm sure your hosta plant appreciated it deeply. Very well done, my friend!!!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (6 Jul 2012):

    wow, i feel like i could just reach out and touch this! fantastic.

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey   gave props (6 Jul 2012):

    Just beautiful!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (6 Jul 2012):

    Lovely lighting...We have Hosta's also that are in the shade by our front door and that's where they seem to thrive the best..Our roses bushes are another story that don't like this much heat... The lady who I bought the John Cabot rose bush from said it was a plant that didn't require much care...It still does have green leaves minus the roses that were so abundant earlier...maybe it will perk up and flourish now that it is supposed cool off over the weekend:)

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield   gave props (6 Jul 2012):

    Absolute perfection in this one....the light is amazing!

  • Geoff Plant

    Geoff Plant   gave props (7 Jul 2012):

    Absolutely BEAUTIFUL picture. One of the best times of day to take a picture DON

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (7 Jul 2012):

    Beautifully captured Donald!!!!!!

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (7 Jul 2012):

    Stunning!!

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda gave props (7 Jul 2012):

    Hostas are beautiful, this is a lovely shot, stay cool Don !

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) said (7 Jul 2012):

    Wow! Lovely!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (7 Jul 2012):

    De...light...full!

  • Suzanne McGeady

    Suzanne McGeady said (7 Jul 2012):

    Hosta Le Vista Baby!! I can't wait until Spring when mine will return.

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (7 Jul 2012):

    wonderful light, Don!

  • Charles Rushton

    Charles Rushton said (8 Jul 2012):

    Look almost sprinkled with sugar.

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (8 Jul 2012):

    I love Hostas, although I do not see them in my part of the world. My brother had them at his former house and they were beautiful, as is this one. I love the lighting on this!!!

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes   gave props (9 Jul 2012):

    Stunning, my friend. Perfect lighting.

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins   gave props (9 Jul 2012):

    My blue hosta is still faring well ,the others not so good. Great photo while it lasts and fun for Patty!

  • Paperini Renato

    Paperini Renato gave props (12 Jul 2012):

    Details beautiful and precious, beautiful color.

  • Roxana Brivent-Barnes

    Roxana Brivent-Barnes   said (14 Jul 2012):

    Superb!

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (14 Jul 2012):

    Fabulous shot... I appreciate this shot with lots of love for our friend patty!!! Long live patty and Cheers!!!

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