Birdie, Birdie

I hope everyone had a fun holiday weekend!

I had a pleasant surprise this morning when I looked out my window. It happens every year, but it always gives me a thrill!

I grow morning glories over an archway every year and every year – in the morning, of course! – hummingbirds come to visit the flowers.

I wanted to share a few pictures – plus I did some experimenting with Picnik!

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I used the zoom and soften features to try to highlight the hummingbird. He is green just like the leaves so it is hard to find him when you can’t see the motion of his wings!

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I also used the vignette to create a soft border on each photo.

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I took the pictures from my window because I didn’t want to scare him off. He was in motion the whole time so I was surprised at how clear the pictures were. If you have never played around with Picnik – it is really fun and gives your photos that extra little something.

I think the hummingbird is so pretty and he made my day – hopefully he will bring some joy into yours also!

TQ Jo signature

Linking to Outdoor Wednesday at A Southern Daydreamer