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these days thunderstorms are constantly menacing. On such an evening yet I went to out Botanical Garden. As soon as the setup was installes (tripod,flash,reflector) it started the downpour and a windgush let the flowers sway.

Yet, I tried something, you may look if you want

 

All with Elmarit R 180 mmm on Canon 5D MKII

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Iduna,

 

Very nice! The last few weeks here in the mountains of northern New Mexico have brought unusually generous amounts of monsoon rains together with thundershowers. The showers are typically fairly brief and most happen in early afternoon. Then the sun comes back out. I have never seen our backyard so lush green. After the many recent fairly dry years everybody seems to be enjoying the burst of wildflowers in the Rockies in July and August. The Rufous hummingbird who in the spring travelled north via California all the way to Canada and Alaska, their breeding grounds, showed already up here a couple of weeks ago and has been loading up on nektar and sugar water. Pretty soon they will be on their way to Mexico and even further south. I have lots of hummingbird in flight photos that were taken with autofocus non-Leica gear, so can"t be shown here!

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Exquisite--especially the second one with the glistening droplets and deep colors. The first one has some beautiful light going on.

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Iduna,

Two beautiful floral renditions, particularly the second one with that lovely light and the complimentary colours of red and green.

You are a very determined creative photographer to continually brave the storms!

Dee.

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Karl-Heinz,

thanks a lot for your nice lines and intereesting information. We have here almost the same weather mix but certaily not as high in temperature as there. but these odd conditions are good to have a lot od unusuial photogenic situations.

 

Stuart,

thanks. Yes, no 2 shot I was lucky to get.

 

Paul, thanks for your support.,

 

Karl,

many thanks for viewing and leaving a comment.

 

Brent,

I am happy you like the pictures and i know to appreciate your comment, thanks.

 

Dee,

it makes me glad to collect some positive detailed reviews and such a nice compliment,.Thanks, i is welcome.

 

Everybody clicking the button, thank you

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