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Time For photo Contest Again!! Help Me Decide!!!
#142676 Oct 18th, 2007 at 05:13 PM
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Some of you may remember Me entering a contest last year For ,,,

flower Photos in Grandprairie, Tx,,, I won Forth prize getting a Nice Gift Certificate from Home Depot,,

Well It's time again,,, I need your Help to decide which photo,,, I am entering 3 catagories this year ,,, and this year they say Back ground doesn't matter,, clap BUT as last years rules,,, Cannot be taken professionally, and Plant Must still be alive and be able to show But doesn't have to be blooming,,, And UNLIKE last year ,,, NO part of flower/plant will be removed by Judges!,,( If you remember Last year one Judge Ripped My Dahlia stock by pulling instead of cutting and stripped it down the entire stock!!,, madd

insects/butterfly with flowers


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single flowers- day light



flowers - Night



Next post will start with the Insects/butterflys with flower(s)


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angelblossom #142680 Oct 18th, 2007 at 05:20 PM
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continued from ^ there

First catagory for contest is Insect/butterfly with flower(s)

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2nd Choice..

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3rd Choice


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Help Me chose one of these??? notme

Next catagory posted will be Single flower ~ Day Next post!


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Continued from ^ there


This catagory is Single flower -Day


1st choice

Lavender Pincushion flower

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2nd choice

Cotton Candy Brugmansia

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3rd Choice
Double Petaled Purple Datura

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Last catagory Single flower-Night posted Next





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I love the yellow in the first set and the double pleated.

That first picture is a prize for sure.

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Continued from ^ there
last catagory~~~~~~~~ Now this was tough I have a lot I really really like so this will be two postings of pic,,, This one is the Catagory I really want to win,,,,, grin

Single flower-Night

1st choice.....

Bee's Jubilee Clemantis

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2nd Choice

White Clemantis,, It didn't have a name on the tag boohoo I'll have to look it up!

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3rd Choice

Unnamed Pink Brugmansia

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Ok - first picture in first post is a WINNER! Just love that yellow and how the butterfly matches it!

For the second one, I choose the datura - very pretty indeed.

And for the last, I have to go with the brug - toooooooo pretty!


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Continued from Up ^ there,,,

4th choice

Pink, White, purple, Combination cleom

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5th choice


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6th Choice

Adora Brugmansia

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This is the catagory I really need help on,,, boohoo flwr deciding

Will all catagories when I have listed 1,2,3rd choice it is not in order of my liking It is just choices out of all pictures I personally thought was best,,


I have untill Nov.2 to submit pictures ,,, Nov 23 judges meet and decide who is in the top 5 of each catagory,, Dec 5th Winners are announced,,, Wish me luck!! thumbup :wink:








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angelblossom #142701 Oct 18th, 2007 at 06:13 PM
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This is a hard one. I like the cleome because it reminds of fireworks but everyone else might like the white because of the contrast.

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Thanks Sheri and Lynne I really like the First butterfly pic too!!

And Sheri I too love the Cleom picture yep it reminds me of a burst of fireworks too!!

Well it looks like

2 for butterfly/blackeyed Susan pic

1- cleom
1- brug
Lynne was the Brug the one in Day or Night catagory??


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photo 3
photo 2
photo 1
photo 1

respectivly, according to post

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First: first butterfly (hands down winner)
Second: Cotton candy brug
Third: Cleome (my fav) or adora.


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Thanks Mark and Tina!! grin

more votes for the Cleom, <--Thanks for the seeds Lynne! kissie )

and 1 for Dianthis/Butterfly,<- Mark

2 cotton Candy Brug~Day catagory


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Diane - am I blind? I am not seeing a picture of cleome???

I was talking about the night brug - 3 picture in 3rd group.


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Lynne IT's the first Picture in the 4th set of pictures!


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3, 3, 1, 3 in that order from me! flwr I like them all a lot though! I remember when they did that to your plant last year! boohoo

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i like them all, but my favorite pic is the very first one, the yellow butterfly on the yellow flower.

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In the first set I like #3--it is a dramatic picture
second(single flower) I like #3--I just like the purple
3rd--single night flower: i like # 1--Bee Jubilee Clemantis--very striking
4th--I like # 1--I like the combination of all the colors



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On the night pictures, most contestants will choose their whites for the contrast. I strongly like the cleome as a contrast to all of the others the judges will have to choose from.


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1. Blue butterfly with dianthus (butterfly is beautiful and love the composition of the dianthus in pic)

2. Cotton Candy Brug

3. Cleom (yep, like fireworks!)


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Odd - the cleome picture did NOT show for me at all last night! Wonder why?
I still like the brug. in that group the best though.


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Insect/butterfly with flower(s)

Is it possible to crop the first photo so the second flower isn't in it? If so I would definitely choose that one. If not I would probably go with the third photo. But the first is really really good. I'm just afraid the judges if they are more photo oriented my mark it down because of the partial flower that is in the frame. That's just a thought.

Single flower - Day

I really don't see a stand out winner in this catagory but I would probably go with the pincushion flower.

Single flower - Night

I can see why this was a hard choice for you. I choose the Bee's Jubilee Clemantis because of it's centering and because of the clarity of the flower. I like the detail of the picture. But for dramatic impact I would have went for the Adora Brugmansia. That picture really stayed with me. I can't tell you precisely why.

I hope you win all the catagories.


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Tk, you are correct about cropping that first picture. If it doesn't win I don't know why. That is the best picture.

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Cindy THanks for the advice for the "color Yellow Catches the eyes"thumbup flwr

Tk ~~~ The rules this year is that background doesn't matter ~ I will however Crop as much as possible from any picture I submit! notme :wink:

Thanks Everyone for your opinions they are all appreciated,,,


So far,,,
insect/butterfly -----Blackeyed Susan w/butterfly ~ 6 likes
----------------------Dianthus w/butterfly ~ 4 likes
----------------------White Moth ~~~0 neenee

Single flower-Day
----- Cotton Candy Brug ~ 3 Likes
---------------------------- Purple datura ~ 4 likes
----------------------------- Pin Cushion ~ 2 likes


flower-Night-----------------Bee's Jubilee ~ 3 likes
-----------------------------Cleom ~ 6 likes
-----------------------------Adora Brug ~ 4 likes..


This really helps guys Thanks sooo Much...

I will keep this updated untill the contest is over,, K??

More Opinions are needed Come on help me decide! idea why


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3,3,4 all great pictures good luck


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ladyslipper #143114 Oct 19th, 2007 at 04:26 PM
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Diane, I like that moth picture. It is so cool with the black dot and the white moth on the white flower. I thought about it for a long time but I don't think it beats that yellow.

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Thanks Lady Slipper! wavy grin

Sheri I like it because you can see the detail ~~~~ BUt there is so much to crop out on it,, I have lots of PIctures of dragonflys But not on flowers boohoo At least I don't think I do idea Now I have go look lol lol lol


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