MID-WEEK COLORFUL DELIGHTS!


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We have reached mid week and I am hoping to complete this post today or tomorrow. I continue to be busy with canning produce from garden and orchard. I canned 20 jars of plums last weekend. I picked more green beans and peas yesterday, and hope to start canning green beans this afternoon.


We normally do not see rain in July, August and most of September. Last year it was 90 days without rain. Over the weekend we received 3.3 centimeters of rain. It not only helped my garden, but it helped firefighters get control of some of the wildfires in the area. I have lived in this area for 37 years and do not recall seeing this much rain in the month of August before this.

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I want to remind everyone about the "Neoxian City Photo Challenge!" a photography contest initiated by @zuku of neoxian-city. It is open to all stemians. Read the post carefully, because all entrants will win something. I just added another 1000 NEOXAG to the prize pool. I decided not to enter the contest, but instead as my way of thanking neoxian.city, I wanted to donate more NEOXAG to the prize pool. It is open to all stemians. I have seen some fantastic photos taken by my followers, using all types of cameras, so I am hoping you will enter the contest. For more detailed information check it out at:

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Now to my first flower shown above...This is the original photograph with just some cropping to center it. I am learning a new photo editing software and later in the year will have this same photo posted with some added effects. I captured a spider on the rose, purely by accident. (I know @kathe-art does a good job of posted photographs with insects/Sé que @kathe-art hace un buen trabajo con fotografías de insectos). This rose just had to be placed first because of the unique coloring.

My next photo of the deer has been worked on with my new editing software so I thought I would share one of my practice photos and still share a deer photo from my game/trail camera:

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I am not sure what flower this next one is. I do not think it is a sunflower, although it may be related:

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This next flower is a Zinnia. In years past I grew this variety of Zinnia and was amazed at its coloring.

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I have mentioned in previous posts that I planted a nice selection of Sunflowers, most of which are of the size for cut-flowers. I was quite surprised when I spotted this next flower. I took a couple of photographs when it was cloudy and then went back yesterday when the sun was out. I really liked this one because the lighting was better. Some of these sunflowers are quite tall and to get the photo I want I had to bring out a step-ladder. I hope you enjoy this unique Sunflower:

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As always I hope you find at least one thing in my post that you enjoy. Some tell me that all the photos are great, and I appreciate that feedback. I also know some have their favorites. I trust you will have a great rest of your week. And for those of you you take photographs please check out the contest above.

I am using a Canon EOS Rebel T5 for all of these photographs, except where noted.

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Flowers are among the nicest things on earth. Thanks for this gift. First and last flower is very attractive.

14.08.2019 15:55
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Thank you very much. I like to begin with and end with what I think is my better photos for the post. They usually are tied for which I think should go first.

14.08.2019 16:22
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Those are very beautiful flowers. Your photographic and editing skills is amazing. Thanks for the notice about the contest. Am going to check that up.

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14.08.2019 16:18
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Thank you very much. I hope you do check out the contest. @zaku came up with a wonderful idea.

More people need to be recognized for their photography. This is an excellent start

14.08.2019 16:24
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Yes it is. That will sure help me put my photography skills to test.

14.08.2019 17:28
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It is always a pleasure to see the photos of your flowers. By his words I see that he puts a lot of effort into taking care of them and that is why they look so beautiful and dazzling.

14.08.2019 16:19
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Thank you very much. I appreciate it!

14.08.2019 19:51
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These shots looks so beautiful

14.08.2019 16:20
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Thank you very much.

15.08.2019 22:34
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Here in our town it has been raining for almost a week already. We're kinda getting fed up of it.

Those are really lovely photos, thank you for showing us different kinds of flowers. It's my first time to see a Zinnia and it looks so beautiful. Have a great day!

14.08.2019 16:20
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Thank you very much. I appreciate it!

By Fall after a long dry period the rain is wonderful. But if it does not stop then it is not as enjoyable.

14.08.2019 19:52
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Such a wonderfull colors

14.08.2019 16:23
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Thank you very much.

15.08.2019 04:34
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The flowers are really very attractive to this world and the flowers have made beautiful remedies.!

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14.08.2019 16:24
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Thank you very much.

14.08.2019 20:03
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Great photography so good to see these shots and enjoy the day

14.08.2019 16:24
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Thank you very much.

15.08.2019 22:34
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Hello sir. I enjoy the pictures of your flowers. I prefer sunflower. Have a nice day.

14.08.2019 16:26
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Thank you very much.

15.08.2019 04:33
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Great photographs Grandpa!

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14.08.2019 16:26
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14.08.2019 16:26
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Thank you hon

14.08.2019 17:59
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Very beautiful flowers. Flowers will beautify our earth.

14.08.2019 16:31
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Thank you very much.

15.08.2019 04:35
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Beautiful, I like all flowers.

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14.08.2019 16:32
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Thank you very much.

15.08.2019 04:31
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Nature is the best beauty on the earth and last flower is too awesome. Thanks for sharing sir.

14.08.2019 16:45
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Thank you very much.

15.08.2019 22:34
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Wao what a great and impressive photography. All flowers looks so wonderful. 3rd one is my favourite in your photography. I m always enjoying your photograohy. Thanks for sharing us. @r2cornell.

14.08.2019 16:45
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Thank you very much. I appreciate it!

14.08.2019 19:52
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beautiful flowers

14.08.2019 17:20
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Thank you very much.

14.08.2019 20:03
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Hermosas fotografias @r2cornell. Gracias por compartir con nosotros ese concurso de NEOXIAN estaré pendiente para participar en el mismo. Saludos

14.08.2019 17:48
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Gracias....espero que mucha gente participe en el concurso de fotografía.

14.08.2019 19:59
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Awesome collection of Amazingly beautiful flowers photos. Thanks sir for sharing with us.

14.08.2019 18:06
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Thank you very much. I appreciate it!

14.08.2019 19:57
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Impressive sunflower. I had not seen those tones in that flower.
The canning you do is in metal cans? do you have machines for that, or is it a rather handmade kind of canning?
Great editing of the deer picture. It makes it look engmatic.

14.08.2019 18:49
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Thank you very much. I appreciate it!

I use jars made for homemade canning. I have seen those machines to can using metal cans, but have always used canning jars.

14.08.2019 19:54
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Very beautiful flower. I am impressed with the red sunflower because I have never seen it in person, sir. And, to get the best shots to share with us until you use the stairs. Thank you also for other information such as contests, tags, bots, and your humble attitude that I admire, sir.🙏

14.08.2019 19:00
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Thank you very much. I appreciate it!

14.08.2019 19:57
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What A Great pic, 5 star 🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟

14.08.2019 19:33
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Thank you very much.

15.08.2019 04:39
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I enjoy your publications very much, they convey a lot of peace and love for nature. I understand the feeling of finding a special flower in the garden. It happened to me with the Lady at night, for me it was a big surprise, so I shared it in a publication of a short time ago. That sunflower is spectacular and unique, I had never seen it before. A great blessing. Greetings, friend @r2cornell.

14.08.2019 19:43
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Thank you very much. I appreciate it!

I hope to have more unique sunflowers. I planted quite a mix. I have to try and get to the seeds before the birds so I can plant a larger patch next year, plus all of these varieties will cross

14.08.2019 19:56
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Very productive days Cornell, I just picked a few kilograms of plums myself yesterday, they are getting ripe here in the Czech Republic too :) I love the photo of the deer.

14.08.2019 20:01
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Thank you very much. Our seasons must be similar for our plum trees ripening at the same time. I need to check my other tree to see how they are progressing.

15.08.2019 04:34
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Te lo digo en versos .


Hermosa rosa
hermosas flores
y girasoles, bello venado
que bella zinnia me gustó mucho
ninguna de ellas dejo de lado.

Lindas las fotos,todas,-las cinco-
sí, bendiciones por por ti r2cornell
por tu excelencia a Dios le pido.

14.08.2019 21:29
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Muchas gracias por sus hermosas palabras.

15.08.2019 22:36
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Great photography and very nice flowers

14.08.2019 21:31
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Thank you very much.

15.08.2019 14:41
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Gracias por nombrarme en su publicación sr. @r2cornell. Son muy bonitas las flores, pero mi favorita es la del venado. Me gustaría vivir en una casa donde me visitaran animales, así como te visitan a ti los venados. Aunque aquí en mi apartamento vienen pajaritos en la mañana y se paran en la ventana, a mi me gusta verlos y escuchar como cantan.

14.08.2019 21:41
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De nada. Me alegra que te gustara la foto de los ciervos. Tomé un par de fotos de un ciervo detrás de mi casa hace unos minutos. Todavía tengo que comprobar si las fotos eran claras.

15.08.2019 01:43
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Wao, 3.3 centimeters of rain is enough, it rained here today, I thought the afternoon would be cool but the heat is still strong.
I really like roses, but of all colors, since I was a teenager, my favorite is that soft orange color that your main photo has. I love!! and I also like blue roses, but I think that they put a dye in the water to make them blue.
The zinnia is very pretty ... and the sunflower, I was surprised, did not know that sunflowers of that color existed, it is beautiful and elegant.

14.08.2019 22:00
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Thank you very much. I appreciate it! I hope to have more variations of sunflowers. My patch is just beginning to bloom

15.08.2019 12:58
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Nice shots, the rose is very beautiful.
I would love to see the products of your garden and the canning process.
I missed the photo contest but I will be attentive to the next topic.

15.08.2019 01:06
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Thank you very much. They may be doing more photo contests. I will try and keep people posted as I hear anything.

15.08.2019 22:38
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Nice photography and beautiful flowers . i like this flowers .
Thanks @r2cornell
Have a nice day.
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15.08.2019 03:53
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15.08.2019 03:53
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Thank you very much. I appreciate it!

15.08.2019 12:57
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Nice flowers with different diffrent color combination .

15.08.2019 07:08
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Thank you very much.

15.08.2019 14:41
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Wowww really awesome photography 😍

15.08.2019 07:18
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Thank you very much.

15.08.2019 14:41
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Fantastic photography bro

15.08.2019 08:43
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Thank you very much.

15.08.2019 22:39
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You are welcome

17.08.2019 15:08
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Hello Sir, Great Photographs you shared the sun Flowers in incredible and i like the red one which is beautiful and unique have a great day to you

15.08.2019 09:26
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Thank you very much.

16.08.2019 12:53
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You made the day so delightful and amazing thanks for lightening up the day :D

15.08.2019 12:57
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Thank you very much.

16.08.2019 12:54
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Wonderful photographs dad!

15.08.2019 13:27
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Thank you very much hon.

15.08.2019 14:40
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Wow such an amazing collection of photographs. I really love to see these pictures. I always wait for your blogs so I can learn something from them. These pictures are really incredible

15.08.2019 13:58
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Thank you very much. I appreciate it.

16.08.2019 12:57
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Wow really camera shots and lovely rose flowers . this is great article thanks for sharing.

15.08.2019 14:42
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Thank you very much.

16.08.2019 12:55
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Congratulations @r2cornell!
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15.08.2019 16:00
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Color is a power which directly influences my soul.

15.08.2019 17:21
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Thank you very much.

16.08.2019 12:55
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Greetings sir @r2cornell. Really amazing flowers photography. The black and white color of deer is also looking so beautiful. Have a nice day sir, God bless you.

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15.08.2019 19:17
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Thank you very much. I appreciate it.

16.08.2019 12:55
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Your rose has a very beautiful color!
I have a question, maybe you can help me:
My roses, with each bloom, the flowers are reduced in size.
What should I do to keep her flowers large?

15.08.2019 21:07
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Thank you. To get larger flowers you may want to add some compost. Ideally rich in Potassium and Phosphorus.

15.08.2019 22:43
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Thank you very much!!!

16.08.2019 12:16
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Hi @r2cornell,The result of his effort to take this photo, and even climbing a ladder, was worth it, the sunflower is unique, he had never seen one like that, nor his color, good work sir.

Blessings and happy Friday.

16.08.2019 13:22
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Thank you very much. I appreciate it. I hope to have more sunflowers in future posts. They are in their early stage of blooming.

16.08.2019 16:37
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@r2cornell, The picture of Deer and it's effect reminded me one of the old Game. Some pictures push us back in times. Stay blessed brother.

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16.08.2019 23:39
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Thank you very much.

16.08.2019 23:41
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Welcome.

17.08.2019 13:42
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Beautiful images, in the first the deer warns the presence of the photographer and indirectly makes it part of the shot. Greetings.

16.08.2019 23:43
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Thank you. And welcome to my blog.

17.08.2019 04:17
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Wonderful flowers of nature and the rains definitely eased your job to take care of the plants and flowers. I can see very micro details of the flowers and its colors are mesmerizing. Thank you grandpaa @r2cornell

17.08.2019 06:05
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Thank you. I am happy you enjoyed.

17.08.2019 13:52
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Good to know that you are canning. The sunflower is looking wonderful and that color is very rare.

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17.08.2019 06:11
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Thank you

17.08.2019 13:51
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As usual mind blowing photography specially dark meroon sunflower. Never saw them in person.. Well, I will check out the photography contest. Sounds interesting...

17.08.2019 13:11
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Thank you. I have many varieties and coloring so each day I go out to my sunflower patch to see what new flower is in bloom.

17.08.2019 13:51
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Great color of photography

17.08.2019 15:10
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Thank you very much.

19.08.2019 13:13
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good photography friend
thank you for sharing
I love you the nature

17.08.2019 15:37
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Good photography
Friend thank you for sharing I
Love you the nature

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17.08.2019 15:37
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Thank you very much.

19.08.2019 13:22
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welcome friend

20.08.2019 14:24
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Amazing, very nice flower and fantastic photography

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17.08.2019 16:20
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Thank you very much.

20.08.2019 04:31
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Zinnia is my favorite flower and I love this flower . Your all flowers is awesome but Zinnia is very beautiful. Your photography is very lovely . Thank you for sharing.

17.08.2019 16:37
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Thank you very much. This Zinnia is very unique and blends in well with other flowers

19.08.2019 13:10
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Sunflowers???

17.08.2019 16:49
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Yes this is a sunflower. Quite awesome is it not.

20.08.2019 04:30
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best flowers collection

17.08.2019 17:54
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Thank you very much.

20.08.2019 04:33
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Hello sir, nice to meet you. I like the sunflowers that you display. it looks beautiful and in my opinion it is indeed a sunflower. if the flowers are yellow, it's called bright sunflowers. if it's a little red, it's called sunflower at dusk. Hehehe. .

I want to ask, do you know about lifestyle projects?
it is a new project supported by steemleo. the project also supports photography, cooking and other activities. I like the project. and I have also bought lifestyle and I made it strength.

In my opinion the project is very suitable for your post about flower photography. I only advise you.

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17.08.2019 19:10
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Thank you very much. I am happy you liked.

I think I looked at the lifestyle project, but did not explore it very much. Steemleo people can be unkind to some who use their tag wrong. Then I had my tokens delegated because I do not write much in the financial area, and because the person self voted they blocked her. I cancelled the delegation and have been selling all I have, including the miners I had (only a few left). I will look again at lifestyle project but my attitude is tainted from how the steemleo people deal with issues.

20.08.2019 14:30
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Great blog sir

17.08.2019 19:22
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Thank you very much.

20.08.2019 04:34
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Wow great photo

18.08.2019 10:34
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Thank you

20.08.2019 14:31
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Some of your photography is capable of making phone wallpapers

18.08.2019 14:13
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Thank you very much. You are welcome to use a photo as wallpaper

20.08.2019 04:32
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I love this deer picture.

18.08.2019 16:26
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Thank you very much. Last night there was a larger one below the hill behind our house. My dog was barking. By the time I got the camera and the lens changed he slipped off into the woods. Hopefully I got a photo on my trail camera which was close to him.

19.08.2019 13:12
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Do the deer move around in your home?
Without zoos in our Bangladesh we cannot see deer. Because there is no deer in the locality.

22.08.2019 13:34
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Fantastic photograph

18.08.2019 17:39
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Thank you very much.

19.08.2019 13:03
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Excellent shoot, Thanks for sharing @r2cornell

18.08.2019 18:46
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Thank you very much.

20.08.2019 14:33
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Fabulous photography sir

18.08.2019 19:35
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Thank you very much.

20.08.2019 04:31
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Greetings Mr. @r2cornell, as always sharing beautiful photographs.
It is always a pleasure to visit and enjoy the wonders of nature, which he shares with us, through his photographs.

Saludos Sr. @r2cornell, como siempre compartiendo fotografías hermosas.
Siempre es un gusto visitarlo y poder deleitarme con las maravillas de la naturaleza, que nos comparte, a través de sus fotografías.

20.08.2019 03:37
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Muchísimas gracias. Siempre es agradable cuando nos visitas.

20.08.2019 14:32
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Beautiful rose ❤❤❤

20.08.2019 04:51
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Thank you very much.

20.08.2019 14:33
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Fantastic flowers photography sir

20.08.2019 06:11
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Thank you very much.

20.08.2019 14:34
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