Mwah! Air Kisses   4 comments


A brilliant sunflower blows air kisses to the crowd.

Mwah! Air Kisses

Image © 2011 Rob Hanson Photography, All Rights Reserved

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In an adjunct garden just behind our deck, we’ve planted sunflowers, and their location allows us to come face-to-face with the tall plants. Our intent is to get to the seeds before the birds do. Uh-huh.

A recent rain played around with the fragile flower petals, and we found this one blowing a kiss to the audience.

I was surprised to learn that the onomatopoeic word, Mwah has actually made it into Webster’s dictionary.

Single exposure from Nikon D7000 with Nikkor 70-300mm f/3.5-5.6 lens. ISO 400, f/5.6, 1/800s, 240mm. Photoshop CS5 and Nik Color Efex Pro

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4 responses to “Mwah! Air Kisses

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  1. Rob…I don’t know what to see. The minute the picture popped up on my screen the brilliance of the colors made me sit back. Just awesome. I love this shot.

  2. Great color and detail in this macro, Rob.

  3. beauty

  4. Beautiful shot Rob, love the bright vivid colors.

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