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"furry"~ PhotoHunt

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When I checked the theme list for the upcoming themes a couple of weeks, I thought to myself, who the heck suggested fury! I had no idea what I was going to post. I think I even made a comment on a couple of blogs about how this week's theme was going to be very challenging. Yesterday out of the blue before I saw any PhotoHunt posts for this week, it dawned on me that the theme was not fury but instead furry! Now that one is easy. I decided to go with photos a little bit *outside the box*.

I took the first two with an old point and shoot camera in the spring of 2004 at the Hamakua Marsh in Kailua. Photos are a blurry...
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I took the next photo just before sunset in poor lighting, leaning over a guardrail before I knew the theme for this week was furry. If I had, I would have gone back and taken a few photos in better light. I should know the name of this flower, but I don't.
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I took the last photo at Kualoa Ranch. I am putting this photo on the second page so that my friend Sandra will have ample warning to not look so I won't freak her out.

I wasn't sure if an ostrich would fit in the furry category. I found this link talking about the furry feathers:

Furry Feathers : The feathers of adult males are mostly black, with some white on the wings and tail. Females and young males are grayish-brown, with a bit of white. The small vestigial wings are used by males in mating displays. They can also provide shade for chicks. The feathers are soft and serve as insulation, and are quite different from the stiff airfoil feathers of flying birds.
Even without google, the feathers look furry to me.
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Comments (29)

deb:

Love these flowers! Great pics :)
I'm glad it wasn't "fury", too...whew!

June:

Good choice...glad you went with it.

You thought it was FURY?! Now I understand why you thought it was a tough theme, LOL. These are great outside-the-box images. I like them all but think that the first two are very beautiful.

Great furry shots - nice to see something that isn't a dog or a cat (NOT that there is anything wrong with that! LOL).

Kathy (Trekcapri):

Hi Girasoli, I like your take on the theme. That pink flower is really cool looking. The leafy part looks familiar to me but not the pick furry part. And I agree that the feathers look more furry than feather like.

Very nicely done on this week's photo theme! Have a great weekend!

Amy:

Very cool photos, and great take on the theme.

Oh yes those feathers look furry to me too!

Love the first two furry pictures. They are very special.
That third picture is great for I really like the colours.

Very good take on the theme, Girasoli. I love your pictures.

The photos are all fabulous! Funny to think that the theme might have been fury. I would have struggled with that one for sure.

There's a world famous ostrich festival in my hometown coming up next month. I've never been to the festivities because I don't find amusing to watch ostrich races.

Nice photos! I also did Photo Hunters. I hope you get a chance to visit!
http://newyorktraveler.net/photo-hunters-furry/

Happy weekend!

Eden:

Cool. Love your take on the Theme!

Mine is up too... but so un original.. LOL. Love yours!

nice pics of non-animal furry!

OK, I was a bit scared to look after the warning, but as I really like birds, I was glad to see one! :)

I am sweltering and very unhappy in the heat. 100 degrees here yesterday.

My house air conditioning comes on Monday. I'm getting two of those units up on the wall.

Lene:

I have never seen those flowers before. Beautiful - and furry too ;) And I agry - it`s nice to see something that ìsn`t a dog or a cat - even if I like both ;) Hehe ;)

Those are all great choices for the furry theme. I would be at a loss if it had been fury too.

I laughed out loud about you thinking the theme was fury instead of furry because it sounds like something I would think! Good thing you realized your mistake because your photos are great! I love that you chose to do something different with the theme.

I went silly with it, check it out at:

http://beingchronicallyillisapill.blogspot.com/2009/01/photohunt-saturday-furry-friends.html

Happy Photo Hunt!

sandi @ the whistlesotp cafe:

Great phtotohunt!

Thanks everyone!! Let's hope tnchick doesn't see this post and decide on adding fury to the list :)

María, I am not a big ostrich fan either. Their kicking freaks me out a little. That sounds sort of cruel to have them race.

Your photos are all great!

Oh, I love these!

great variety of photos -- 'furry' is a much better subject than 'fury'...!

Great take on the theme Gorgeous photography!

I love your take on this theme, especially the last photo of the pink flowers. I enjoy taking photos of nature. Have a great week.

The pink flowers were gorgeous and the ostrich is kind of cute in a furry kind of way.

Thanks again everyone. I want to try to find the pink flower somewhere else where I can get closer to it to take a few macro shots. It is a very cool flower.

Kim:

Wow - I looked at a lot of furry posts but now so far (I have a few more to get to), you definitely win for originality! Cool pics.

Gorgeous photos! :)

Kim, thanks so much. I appreciate your comment.

Easy Desserts, thanks so much for stopping by and for the comment. Your blog is cool. Easy recipes are just what I need :)

I am truly humbled weekly by all the positive comments I receive from everyone, especially for my photohunt posts. If I could choose any profession, being a photographer would be tops on my list. I still have so much to learn but enjoy the process and love the challenge of weekly photohunt posts.

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