My Youth Summer Memories (Dahlias) by Yannik Hay

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1 Tie Win
3 Top Ten
2 Features
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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

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 Truppalmost 4 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...almost 4 years ago

    beautiful work

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

    – Yannik Hay

  • Joanne  Bradley
    Joanne Bradleyalmost 4 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 Braultalmost 4 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

    JUSTARTalmost 4 years ago

    lovely work

  • Thx kindly Sylvia :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Elaine  Manley
    Elaine Manleyalmost 4 years ago

    sooo gorgeous!

  • Thank you so much Elaine. Best wishes :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyeralmost 4 years ago

    A beautiful image Yannik !

  • Thank you so much Trish. Best wishes :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtalmost 4 years ago


  • Thank you so much Cee. Best wishes :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Evita
    Evitaalmost 4 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-...over 3 years ago

    This is simply gorgeous, excellent work!

  • Belated thank you Diane. Best wishes :)

    – Yannik Hay

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