My Youth Summer Memories (Dahlias) by Yannik Hay


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  • Tie Win in the top ten in JULY AVATAR Challenge in Still Life Fine Art and Food Photography group on 2011-07-05
  • 4th Placement in Textured Flowers challenge in Canon Photography Only on 2012-03-08
  • 7th Placement in Daisies – Art challenge in Daisies group on 2012-04-16
  • 8th Placement in I Spy With My Little Eye…. something beginning with… in ShuTTerBugS on 2012-02-12
  • Featured in ShuTTerBugS on 2012-02-01
  • Featured in HIGH QUALITY IMAGES on 2011-08-09

This is how I remember my very young years, when in summer time, my mother would put a flower vase of daisies on the kitchen table, lit by the natural light coming from the window.


Location: Gatineau, Qc, Canada
Date: 2011-04-11
Canon EOS 1D Mark IV
ISO: 500
Shutter: 1/25 sec
Aperture priority: F/5,6
Metering Mode: Spot
Copyright: Yannik Hay
Lens: Canon EF 100-400mm F/4.5-5.6 L IS USM@400.0mm
Photoshop CS5 32 bits for Mac – Camera Raw 6.4


flowers, daisies, monochromatic, split tone, natural, nature, texture, white, blue, pastel, petals, still life, dahlia

Started photography in 1975.
Took photography classes.
Learned black and white dark room.
Did the transition to digital in 2005.
Learned a few post-processing programs and made my choice to Photoshop and Lightroom.

I like to shoot wildlife, birds, macro, landscapes and street photography to name a few.

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  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppabout 3 years ago

    Nice soft colors


  • Thanks greatly Larry for the warm welcome and comment :) All the best!

    – Yannik Hay

  • kathy s gillentine
    kathy s gillen...about 3 years ago

    beautiful work

  • Thank you very much Kathy for the kind comment. Take care :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Joanne  Bradley
    Joanne Bradleyabout 3 years ago

    This is so lovely Yannick! Elegant composition, love the subtle coloring and great illumination!

  • Many thx Joanne for the lovely comment. Have a great day :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Jacinthe Brault
    Jacinthe Braultabout 3 years ago

    Thisis abosolutely gorgeous Yannik. The softness of the light combined with the white flowers is beautiful.

  • Thx kindly Jacinthe for the warm comment and for the fav. Cheers :)

    – Yannik Hay

    JUSTARTabout 3 years ago

    lovely work

  • Thx kindly Sylvia :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Elaine  Manley
    Elaine Manleyabout 3 years ago

    sooo gorgeous!

  • Thank you so much Elaine. Best wishes :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyerabout 3 years ago

    A beautiful image Yannik !

  • Thank you so much Trish. Best wishes :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtabout 3 years ago


  • Thank you so much Cee. Best wishes :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Evita
    Evitaabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful work!!!!

    ****JULY AVATAR**** Challenge

  • Wow! Belated thank you dear Evita for the congratulations. I am very honoured :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Diane Johnson-Mosley
    Diane Johnson-...almost 3 years ago

    This is simply gorgeous, excellent work!

  • Belated thank you Diane. Best wishes :)

    – Yannik Hay

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