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bwaynef

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Re: Carolina Bonsai Expo 18
« Reply #30 on: October 13, 2013, 09:40 PM »
I wish I'd taken a few steps to get to the front of that tall Eastern Red Cedar.
 

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Re: Carolina Bonsai Expo 18
« Reply #31 on: October 13, 2013, 09:42 PM »
This forest is fantastic ...and the crape myrtle's another of my favorites.  Have you seen anything worth discussing?
 

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Re: Carolina Bonsai Expo 18
« Reply #32 on: October 13, 2013, 09:44 PM »
I'm wrapping things up soon.
 

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Re: Carolina Bonsai Expo 18
« Reply #33 on: October 13, 2013, 09:46 PM »
That concludes this portion of this weekend's show.  Let's hear it.  I'd like to apologize for not getting pictures of club's displays AS A WHOLE.  I say I'll do it every year, and then I don't get to it.  (There are a LOT of people and not a ton of space to back up.)
 

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Re: Carolina Bonsai Expo 18
« Reply #34 on: October 14, 2013, 12:12 AM »
Tree number 38 is my client's Korean Hornbeam.  Tree 40 is a Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Sekka' that I styled.  Somebody turned it from it's "front" though..... 

Thanks for taking all the photos. It was an excellent weekend for vendors, exhibitors, and civilians alike.  In keeping with the theme, more groups broke from contemporary Japanese display style this year than years past. 
 

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Re: Carolina Bonsai Expo 18
« Reply #35 on: October 14, 2013, 12:50 AM »
Some real nice trees there, the club should be quite proud.

Well done on taking the time to load all the photographs.
 

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Re: Carolina Bonsai Expo 18
« Reply #36 on: October 14, 2013, 07:11 AM »
Anyone who attended (**and remembers**), could you share what the ribbons were for?
 

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Re: Carolina Bonsai Expo 18
« Reply #37 on: October 14, 2013, 09:40 PM »
There were quite a few:  Best In Show, Shohin, Club Display, Curator's Award, Viewer's Choice, Peer Choice, and Old Fart's award. (given by Jim Doyle and Randy Clark).

 

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Re: Carolina Bonsai Expo 18
« Reply #38 on: October 14, 2013, 09:55 PM »
Do you recall which trees/displays won which award?
 

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Re: Re: Carolina Bonsai Expo 18
« Reply #39 on: October 14, 2013, 11:18 PM »
I saw the deer head btw how could ya miss it! These pictures were great. I start to pine for bonsai around this time, I itch to do work, but pictures like yours will cool my soul for the winter! Your quips were great 2, had me cracking up out loud at one point! At least someone was reading them!!

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Re: Carolina Bonsai Expo 18
« Reply #40 on: October 15, 2013, 06:49 PM »
Do you recall which trees/displays won which award?
From what I remember, Best in Show went to the semi cascade Rocky Mountain Juniper, a hornbeam (I think) won peers choice, and the Bald Cypress won people's choice.  Finally, both the Blue Ridge Bonsai Society and the Black Creek Study Group received display awards,
 

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Re: Carolina Bonsai Expo 18
« Reply #41 on: October 16, 2013, 09:39 AM »
Thanks Wayne, looks like a great show! 
 

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Re: Carolina Bonsai Expo 18
« Reply #42 on: October 16, 2013, 03:06 PM »
bwayne,

Thanks for the photos, I really enjoyed them. I esp. liked some ot the pines with the superb bark.

(I didn't particularly care for the leaves.)

Best,

Augustine
 

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Re: Carolina Bonsai Expo 18
« Reply #43 on: October 16, 2013, 09:39 PM »
WHY didn't you (not just you Augustine) like the leaves?  What alternative  displays DID you like?  Were the more traditionally styled displays better executed?  How did you like the landscape w/ the Tea House?  Even without the pots?

Go!
 

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Re: Carolina Bonsai Expo 18
« Reply #44 on: October 17, 2013, 11:32 PM »
I liked the Blue Ridge display with the round metal sculpture echoing the round mame stand.  Subdued but nice.  The Atlanta display full of leaves a tree trunks was a bit too overt.  The same could have been accomplished with a single red or other color leaf.