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:w00t: Won a 1st on this in the El Dorado County Fair!!!

Another tiny mushroom found with :iconcaitiekabob: the green is individual "needles" of a Cyprus tree...so tiny!

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:iconjuilykiran:
juilykiran Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
soooo lovely composition)^___^
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:iconkayaksailor:
kayaksailor Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2016
:hug:
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:iconjulia51:
julia51 Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2015
SZUPER!!!
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:iconhelkathon:
Helkathon Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Lovely!
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:iconapplecorekevin:
applecorekevin Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2015  Professional General Artist
I like this one.
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:iconkayaksailor:
kayaksailor Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2015
Thanks! :wave:
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:iconazurite187:
Azurite187 Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2014  Professional Photographer
Hamtaro Mouse Emoji-02 (Kawaii) [V1] 
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:iconpetrova:
petrova Featured By Owner May 2, 2014  Hobbyist
I love, love, love this!
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:iconkayaksailor:
kayaksailor Featured By Owner May 5, 2014
I love it too!  Can't wait to see it printed :D
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:iconfallowfrenzy:
fallowfrenzy Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2014  Student General Artist
I love how the needles look just like hands. Very nice.
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:iconkayaksailor:
kayaksailor Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2014
Thank you!  I felt they looked like hands too :giggle: ...kinda creepy, alien fingers :alien:
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:iconfallowfrenzy:
fallowfrenzy Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2014  Student General Artist
....They're just little green cyprus fingers.... It's only creepy if you make it. :p :giggle:

You're welcome. ^^
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:iconkayaksailor:
kayaksailor Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2014
:laughing: so true!
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:icons-kmp:
s-kmp Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2014
:w00t: Congratulations, this lovely piece has been featured here Tiny World's Magic at :icontiny-worlds-photo:

keep up the great work :hug:
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:iconkayaksailor:
kayaksailor Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2014
Thank you!! I am honored :blowkiss:
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:icons-kmp:
s-kmp Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014
You're most welcome :)
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:iconthannouki:
thannouki Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
a really really nice work
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:iconkayaksailor:
kayaksailor Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2014
thank you so much :iconsomeredhearts:
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:iconthannouki:
thannouki Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
no problem :)
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:iconlaskanwlf:
LASKANWLF Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2014  Professional Photographer
I simply LOVE this shot!!  :love:
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:iconkayaksailor:
kayaksailor Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2014
Thank you Michael!  And for the fave too :blowkiss:  My daughter has been a bit obsessed with mushies this past month since we finally got some rain :giggle: so I've been having fun kneeling in the dirt/mud with my macro...
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:iconlaskanwlf:
LASKANWLF Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014  Professional Photographer
My pleasure Ruth! :hug:  I'll be doing lots of kneeling in the mud and wet pine needles taking shots of mushrooms with my Canon 100mm f/2.8 lens in May when I spend a week over at Olympic National Park. =D   I can't wait!! :love:  
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:iconkayaksailor:
kayaksailor Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014
:iconthumbsupplz:  :love: hope you get a gorgeous week!!  
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:iconlaskanwlf:
LASKANWLF Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014  Professional Photographer
Thank you!  =) 
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:iconsplitensds:
SplitEnsds Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Lovely :love:!
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:iconkayaksailor:
kayaksailor Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2014
Thank you!
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:icondeanna64:
Deanna64 Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
so sweet  :D
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:iconkayaksailor:
kayaksailor Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2014
:iconlovenodplz: I thought so too :D
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:iconlentekriebel:
Lentekriebel Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
He's getting a hug from a Cyprus! :D
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:iconkayaksailor:
kayaksailor Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2014
:laughing: Yes!!
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:iconcochalita:
Cochalita Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
beatiful focus!
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:iconkayaksailor:
kayaksailor Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2014
Thank you so much! I love my macro lens :love:
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:iconmyriadelle:
Myriadelle Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
perfect frame
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:iconkayaksailor:
kayaksailor Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2014
:blowkiss: 
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:iconharleezpix:
HarLeezPix Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2014  Professional Photographer
Really nice Ruth ... almost surreal to me!! :nod: :clap: :hug:
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:iconkayaksailor:
kayaksailor Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2014
it is!  it almost feels creepy to me - like long digit ET fingers :giggle:
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:iconharleezpix:
HarLeezPix Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2014  Professional Photographer
Hahaha ... or a scene from one of those "Alien" movies where the creature is holding and implanting eggs in the humans!! :nod: :giggle:  Very nice capture Ruth!! :clap: ~Lee :heart: :D
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:iconbear48:
bear48 Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2014  Professional
very nice indeed
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:iconkayaksailor:
kayaksailor Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2014
thanks always, Bear!
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:iconnatureguy:
natureguy Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Beautiful shot Ruth!
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:iconkayaksailor:
kayaksailor Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2014
Thanks :D  easier to catch than birds :giggle:
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:iconnatureguy:
natureguy Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
yup!
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:icon1001g:
1001G Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2014
perfect
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:iconkayaksailor:
kayaksailor Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2014
Thank you Edie :love:
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:icon1001g:
1001G Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2014
SpongeBob (Spread the love) [V1]
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davincipoppalag Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
wonderful~
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:iconpinedrop:
Pinedrop Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2014
Nice light and color!  And it really does look like it's being hugged.  :-)
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:iconkayaksailor:
kayaksailor Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2014
:iconlovenodplz: (have to laugh - the tree bits look a little like ET long digit fingers :giggle:)
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:iconpinedrop:
Pinedrop Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2014
Much too pretty to be ET...  :-)
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:iconstephgabler:
StephGabler Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2014  Professional Photographer
Love the framing on this one :)
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