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KONICA MINOLTA
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MAXXUM 5D
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Aug 5, 2007, 5:11:37 AM
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Wild Sunflowers of the Sunrise by kkart Wild Sunflowers of the Sunrise by kkart
Wild Sunflowers of the Sunrise

First a personal word on this shot......speaking from my heart....

Ya know, every now and then when you are photographing a scene, the world seems to literally stop. The scene goes like this....
here I was down a road that dead ended looking out towards the Eastern Plains of Colorado, early in the morning and not a sound to be heard. Waiting for the first light of dawn to come over the hill. The doors on my car were open when suddenly I hear the familiar twang of a guitar from Big & Rich's song "Lost in This Moment"and I just simply froze.....in a trance. The only thing that was missing from this whole entire scene was you Judy. I honestly would have given anything to be spending this moment with you. For once, a moment in time, where the world seemed like it was actually almost perfect. I simply don't have the words to really describe what it was I was feeling when I shot this.........so I shall let the image speak for me...


Minolta 5D
Minolta 18-200 DT Lens
Dynatran 858 Tripod
Singh-Ray CPL
HDR through Photomatix
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Fell4 Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2011
Critique: I love sunflowers so right away I like this picture. What I think could make it better is making sure that the day you go to shoot is not as cloudy as it is in this picture. You can't get the full beauty of the sunrise because of this. Also you might have wanted to go a few steps to the right so that at the edge of the left would be those two sunflowers---right there popping out at you. Overall though, this is a very well done picture. I especially love the author's note you put under it. Very touching.
Lastly I want to say am NOT a professional photographer. I just do it for fun and even then rarely put them up on the internet. So PLEASE do not be offended by my critique- my intention was to make a few SMALL suggestions.

God Bless,
Fell4
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PondDreamer Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Stunning shot. ;)
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:iconkkart:
kkart Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2009  Professional Photographer
well hey thanks!
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PondDreamer Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
My pleasure. ;)
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Zugo Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Outstanding photo... I love those blues... :O
:+fav:
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:iconkkart:
kkart Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2009  Professional Photographer
:) Well glad ya like it! This is a fav of mine
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dreami Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2009
I just LOVE sunflowers and this is one of the best photo of these flowers I'v ever seen. Thank you for sharing!
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kkart Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2009  Professional Photographer
:) Well hey thanks!
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Eltasia Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2008
Amazing, I love it!
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DrewHopper Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2008  Professional Photographer
Beautiful just beautiful :)
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