# 2 SP Blossoms closer, Sunday morning 11: 45 AM

Uploaded 26 May 2013 — 12 favorites
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© Andrea Petersen
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He hath made His wonderful works to be remembered... Psalm 111: 4

This was the last self portrait experiment that I did this morning and I prefer it to my previous picture because it shows the blossoms closer and I have my attention more on the flowers than on the camera.. Someday I'll get it right. LOL I am just thrilled to be seeing blossoms rather than snow but I wish the blossoms would last longer than the snow did this winter.


Uploaded May 26, 2013
Make Nikon Corporation
Model NIKON D7000
Exposure 1/100 sec at f/7.1
No Flash
Focal Length 80 mm
ISO 400
Exposure program: manual
Exposure compensation + 2.7 step

16 responses

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (26 May 2013):

    You did an excellent SP!!! I like to prefer this one to the first SP, you look more relaxed and the blooms show up better. Great entry to the theme!

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett   gave props (26 May 2013):

    Gorgeous! Pink Crabapple are my absolute favorite Spring blossom. I had a little tree of it, but it died.

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen said (26 May 2013):

    Thank you for your kind words....the previous picture was really too distant but at least in
    posting both of them it makes a good comparison for me to decide which one I liked better
    for the challenge..and in the end we ourselves sometimes have to make that decision.

  • Geoff Plant

    Geoff Plant   gave props (27 May 2013):

    A "BLOOMING" GOOD CAPTURE BOTH FLOWER AND SELF PORTRAIT ANN

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) gave props (27 May 2013):

    Beautiful Andrea!

  • Maggie Posh

    Maggie Posh (Deleted) said (27 May 2013):

    Absolutely Gorgeous picture of you Andrea, you are so good and taking these SP's...

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (27 May 2013):

    I'm so glad I'm not seeing snow in your photos now!! Your blossoms are a thing of beauty....exquisite colors, and of course you look divine!!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (27 May 2013):

    fantastic portrait, Andrea! i love the colors and the softness in this shot. i'm glad your snow is gone, (hopefully)!

  • JanElle

    JanElle   gave props (27 May 2013):

    A very lovely SP, Andrea.. I love the close-up of both you and the beautiful blossoms, very well done!! A splendid entry for the theme.

  • Thad Zajdowicz

    Thad Zajdowicz   gave props (28 May 2013):

    Andrea, you definitely have it right! Well done

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins   gave props (28 May 2013):

    A very nice SP!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (30 May 2013):

    De...light...full entry!

  • Joerg Schlagheck

    Joerg Schlagheck   gave props (30 May 2013):

    I hope some day I'll even come close to the quality of your self portraits with my own... ;)

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes   gave props (31 May 2013):

    Stunning SP, Andrea. Love how your outfit compliments the beautiful blooms. Also love the DOF.

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (20 Jul 2013):

    Very good SP with flowers in hand...You look good Andrea!!!

  • David de London

    David de London gave props (4 Apr 2014):

    Somehow I missed this one. Nicely done.

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