Sunday, December 4, 2011

Bead Bokeh

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Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold,
everything is softer and more beautiful. 
~Norman Vincent Peale

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61 comments:

  1. This photo is a real jewelry! I see Christmas in it, some dream about cozy home, and a lot of chocolate (?!?!) :) Kidding :)) Wonderful photo!

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  2. what a clever, interesting shot! the baubles at front so sharp and clear, surrounded by a cloud of orbs! love it! *VBS*

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  3. The quote and image are downright delightful!

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  4. Love the Christmas colours Mom.

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  5. that is wicked bokeh! and one extraordinary shot I tell you. I'm seeing a lot of Christmas shots, but this is so far at the top of my list. love it. happy week to you Karen. (love that quote too).

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  6. Magnificent color and sparkle!
    Thanks for your visit and comment on my blog.
    Lea
    Mississippi, USA

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  7. Lovely photos, very festive for the holiday season.

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  8. Gorgeous, glittery photo Karen. Love the red and gold together and the odd sparkles of green are wonderful.

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  9. You've outdone yourself with this one! It's bloody gorgeous!

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  10. Nice Christmas feel to the photo-excellent!

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  11. Hi there - very topical!

    I may have to dig out a few other fungi shots I got last autumn.

    Cheers - Stewart M

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  12. I love this one! It's beautiful and magical!

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  13. I love that delicious picture lights and colors of Christmas, Preciosa.

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  14. sparkle is always a good thing Karen!!!

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  15. This is fantastic! I love the sparkle - so gorgeous!!!

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  16. How we all are so attracted about what light does! Breathtaking for the eyes!

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  17. a very colorfull shot. :)

    But, Karen, what does "bokeh" mean? I can´t find the word in my dictionary. :(

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  18. Great shots!!SUPERB..

    Salut, Francesc

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  19. Karen, this is over-the-top gorgeous!
    Such a wonderfully festive image.

    Thank you so much for sharing today at The Creative Exchange.

    Have a wonderful evening.

    lisa.

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  20. I like this very much. So Luxurious!

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  21. Sensational colors, light and bokeh!

    Happy MM

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  22. Absolutely gorgeous!

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  23. A true festival of light, the blurred brilliance allows us to focus on the well defined detail in the middle. The holiday colors of gold, red and green are subtle and brilliant at the same time. Cool!

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  24. wow! what a magnificent shot...love it!

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  25. Beautiful, beautiful. Colorful and glitzy--and I do love the bokeh. Mickie :)

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  26. Wow....this is all just so dazzling to the eye!!

    My link for Ruby Tuesday is Holiday Trees

    I do hope you'll stop by to visit with me.

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  27. being part Magpie I am always loving glittering shiny bright things .. this is no exception .. charming!

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  28. Magical and beautiful capture. The bokeh is gorgeous. That a fabulous shot. Wonderful. genie

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  29. Whoa! Fantabulous bokeh! =)))

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  30. Very beautiful and unusual post.

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  31. Absolutely beautiful shot!
    Happy REDnesday,
    Carol

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  32. That is beautiful..

    Visiting for MYM! Hope you can visit mine too..

    http://www.cassandrasminicorner.com/2011/12/yellow-octupos-kids-cart.html

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  33. What an absolutely gorgeous photo! Everything about it is perfect! And I love the quote too....

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  34. This is so lovely and Christmas-y!

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  35. I love all the sparkles of light. This image simply dances.

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  36. What a stunning photo - love it.

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  37. This is SO gorgeous!
    Beautiful job of composing.

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