American Redbud

 
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The American (Eastern) Redbud trees are quite a site this year. I don't think I've ever seen so many blossoms on them. I guess if you are a fan of pink, they would be very appealing. I never could figure our why they weren't named the American Pinkbud? I might have overdone this one, just having fun. Thanks for looking. Don

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HLee - Dec 24, 2010 01:00 PM EDT
Very nice composition. Is this your own tree? I have a beloved 5 year old weeping style "Redbud Lavender Twist" which give me such joy every spring.
Zoya - May 16, 2009 08:45 PM EDT
You certainly did not over do it. I love it as you laid it out. well done
donwrob - May 15, 2009 10:17 AM EDT
Hi Mary, thanks! I use a basic photoshop program that came free with one of the cameras I had bought ( Rebel xt I believe ). It is called Arcsoft. I just sized the 3 images and put a clear frame on all 3, then spray painted a little pink color with light opacity on the frames. Last I copied and pasted the 2 smaller ones on the largest one. Don
Rainbowsmilie - May 14, 2009 09:47 AM EDT
Wow Don, what a beautiful photo.....may I ask what program you used to get your photo like this thank-you Mary
donwrob - May 11, 2009 09:23 AM EDT
Thanks to everyone for the very nice comments! Alandra, I am the late one leaving a thank you, I don't think I'll ever get caught up. Don
anne - Apr 19, 2009 03:21 PM EDT
Don - this definitely shows the beauty of the American Redbud. A magnificent setting and close-up for us. Stunning beauty.
alandrapal - Apr 10, 2009 08:37 PM EDT
late as usual, Don, but echoing the other comments, really pretty and well done
Wrink - May 04, 2008 11:59 PM EDT
Nice multiframe picture,Donwrob.Pink is pink.
GRUMPY - May 04, 2008 05:06 PM EDT
don over done it ? you ? no well just a touch the frame no lol nice colours nothing wrong with liking pink .... joking aside nice collection dude mike
chriss35 - May 04, 2008 11:27 AM EDT
Don, this is a beautiful image, I love the way you have magnified parts of the flowers and such a wonderful colour. Did you know the American Redbud is related to the Pea family. I have enjoyed viewing this image. Chriss:)
TMR8 - May 04, 2008 06:56 AM EDT
Don you have not overdone this it is beautiful. Very imaginative display and good use of colour and boarder.
sparkle1103 - Apr 29, 2008 11:52 PM EDT
Really love this shot. Love the way you highlighted and magnified the buds so we could see the pretty flowers.
marysham - Apr 28, 2008 09:41 PM EDT
Creative and very effective Don. Beautiful photoart!
Kathleen Luiz - Apr 28, 2008 06:59 PM EDT
I like what you did with your photo, very creative. I'm glad to see a fellow Arcsoft user, I think it's pretty neat!
whittler113 - Apr 28, 2008 11:13 AM EDT
Very nice Don,a great piece of work even if its a bit overdone.lol
Jas - Apr 28, 2008 08:40 AM EDT
I like this too; it's a very good way of showing more detail in your photo'. I like the way you've composed the shot too. :)
Cindy - Apr 28, 2008 03:44 AM EDT
I think its great the way you've done this Don, like capturing a zoom through the camera lens, its very effective. :)
lorraine - Apr 27, 2008 03:19 PM EDT
A beautiful image done, they are quite a rich pink, very pretty, well done.
talsi - Apr 27, 2008 02:56 PM EDT
It's beautiful - nicely done.
TravlynWomyn - Apr 27, 2008 11:59 AM EDT
Don, I love it. All the elements work well together with the framed macros. Even here in New York (the Catskills), tree blossoms are popping out like crazy while the Spring leaves are unfurling faster than I can get the images I'm after! It's a strange spring. I love your handling of this one. Great job. Vicki

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