If you speak bird, you know that they are all saying and feeling…….Please God, I Need Spring!!!!

Background image desaturated, red finch added as a composite by using layers in Photoshop CS5. The use of selective color used to emphasize the need for Spring!

2/28/11-Featured in the group Live Love Dream
3/15/11-Top Ten Placement in the challenge Selective Color in the group Cee’s Fun Artsy Friends
2/5/12-Featured in the group Artists Universe
1/15/13-Top ten placement in the Selectively Colored Wildlife Challenge In the group Artistry
1/17/13-Featured in the group The Best Of Redbubble


red finch, bird, selective color, spring, seasonal, black and white, diane schuster

I’m a 65 year old retired grandmother that loves photography. I love being out in nature and love lots of color, so Autumn is my favorite time of year.
Forests and forest light, waterfalls, flowers and insects are also some of my favorite subjects to photograph.

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  • Cheryl  Lunde
    Cheryl Lundeover 3 years ago

    This is so true! I love the selective coloring! Really makes the point :)

  • Thanks Cheryl for the great comment, nothing sends a message quicker than red, red, red! Dee

    – Diane Schuster

  • Brian Dodd
    Brian Doddover 3 years ago

    Wonderful Work!!

  • Hi Brian, thanks so much! Dee

    – Diane Schuster

  • Lori Peters
    Lori Petersover 3 years ago

    I hear you on that! Wonderful work, Dee.

  • Thanks for the great comment, Lori! Dee

    – Diane Schuster

  • Babcia
    Babciaover 3 years ago

    This is Fabulous!!!! I love it!!!

  • Thanks for that wonderful comment, Barbara! Dee

    – Diane Schuster

  • jules572
    jules572over 3 years ago

    Life would be rather boring if we had the same season all year round. Looking forward to Spring and warmer weather gives us hope of better things to come like the warble of this Raspberry finch…Message nicely conveyed…Jules :-)))

  • Thanks very much Jules! Dee

    – Diane Schuster

  • Gramia97
    Gramia97over 3 years ago

    love this, some bird food and with the cold it is gone.

  • Hi Debbie, thanks so much for the comment and for adding it to your favs. I go through bird food like it was water. I only put food out every third day to discourage the red winged black birds. They eat so much! Dee

    – Diane Schuster

  • mrcoradour
    mrcoradourover 3 years ago
    Oh Dee I love the way you done this great shot,

    Yep we all need spring now, great work,

  • Thanks for liking the design, Malcolm and for the wonderful comment! Dee

    – Diane Schuster

  • hootonles
    hootonlesover 3 years ago

    Such a delightful image, with such good use of selective colour :O)

  • Hi hootonles, thanks for the fantastic comment! Dee

    – Diane Schuster

  • DottieDees
    DottieDeesover 3 years ago

    Wonderful selective coloring Dee….and please bring on spring….is what I am thinking also!!

  • Gosh if wishing could make it happen, I would do it. Right now I’m waiting for tulips to bloom in a pot in my kitchen. That’s how bad it is for me! Thanks for the great comment, Dottie! Dee

    – Diane Schuster

  • billfox256
    billfox256over 3 years ago

    Wonderful treatment in the excellent capture!!!!, Bill

  • Thanks so much bill! Dee

    – Diane Schuster

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