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1/250s at f/4.5 ISO 100 50mm macro lens. More work and experimenting with textures and layers. Textures are images from rust colored rocks found in my yard.
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Colette M. Metcalf
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    Lovely image, Laurie!!!

10/3/2008 3:56:42 AM

 
Deb Koskovich
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I knew this was yours right away, I love your distinctive style. Great comp, I love the strong vertical. Well done, Laurie!

10/3/2008 4:01:20 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Beautiful Laurie! Wonderfl work.

10/3/2008 4:04:26 AM

 
Carol Sawyer
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Beautiful image, Laurie!

10/3/2008 4:04:51 AM

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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COOL!

10/3/2008 4:13:20 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
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great tones, framing & composition!

10/3/2008 4:45:48 AM

 
Mary Beth Aiello
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Excellent comp and tones. I also love the long vertical and textures. Very well done, Laurie. Love it.

10/3/2008 5:11:38 AM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Lovely florals and work here, Laurie.


Dominick

10/3/2008 5:38:39 AM

 
Bonnie C. Lackey
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It didn't take you long to become very proficient, Laurie! Wonderful!!!

10/3/2008 6:01:28 AM

 
Linda Blair
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I know we'll see this again...just gorgeous Laurie!!!!

10/3/2008 7:31:42 AM

 
Karen E. Baumann
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Very nice, Laurie! I love the soft colors and the textures were a nice addition - nice work on the layering. Beautiful!

10/3/2008 7:33:10 AM

 
Peter Appelbaum
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Beautiful still life Laurie. Peter

10/3/2008 7:42:14 AM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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Fantastic Laurie..love it! Beautiful comp!

10/3/2008 7:43:02 AM

 
Daniella Puente
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Very beautiful photo ...

10/3/2008 8:55:50 AM

 
KARU WIJESUNDARA. A.N.P.A.S.
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THIS IS EXCELLENT HERE.

KARU.

10/3/2008 11:26:56 AM

 
MELODIE C. ROBERTS
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Sis
This has such simple yet elegant appeal
Beautiful Work
It Will Return!!

10/3/2008 12:35:13 PM

 
William C. Raco
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Such great color, detail, light and arrangement
Beautiful work, Laurie

10/3/2008 2:31:57 PM

 
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I love your tall pano-like design Laurie! The rest is just beautiful--light, colors, textures, etc.!!

10/3/2008 6:12:21 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Spectacular tones, detail, clarity, treatment & presentation here, Laurie Daily "The Grand Prize Winner"!!!

10/3/2008 8:04:41 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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wow Laurie... all this series are winer to me... spectacular!

10/3/2008 11:02:08 PM

 
Leslie McLain
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Beautiful. Amazing effects.

10/4/2008 5:13:57 AM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Sensational, Laurie! Gorgeous colors, arrangement and textures!

10/4/2008 6:25:44 PM

 
Jeana Clark
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I'm POSITIVE we'll see this again!!!
It's AWESOME!!!!
Fantastic work Laurie!!!

~J~

10/5/2008 9:13:41 AM

 
Kathleen M. Rinker
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Absolutely beautiful, fantastic work!!

10/5/2008 11:58:07 AM

 
Judy A. Lawhon
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Another winner, Laurie!!

10/5/2008 3:50:14 PM

 
Laurie Daily
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Thanks so very much for all of your wonderful comments...I appreciate them all so very much!

10/6/2008 4:05:43 AM

 
A P
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So delicate, so beautiful Laurie

10/6/2008 6:26:19 PM

 
Aimee S. McMaster
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...you do so well...love the vertical composition....wonderful work LAurie..Aimee

10/9/2008 4:12:48 AM

 
Laurie Daily
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Thanks so much Ann and Aimee!

10/10/2008 3:32:09 AM

 
Kate Baumgartner
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Amazing capture and an brillant show of how skilled you are as a photographer. Congrats on the ep.

10/14/2008 5:08:58 AM

 
Steven E. Ray
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This is one of those inspirational photos that makes me want to try :) Suitable for framing to be certain! Exceptional photography here.

10/15/2008 11:18:09 AM

 
Laurie Daily
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Thanks so very much for your comments Kate and Steven...so much appreciated!

10/20/2008 2:11:25 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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GORGEOUS!!!
Wonderful work!
~Lisa

10/29/2008 7:06:25 AM

 
A P
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CONGRATS on this and all your other FINALIST, Laurie. I've lost count!! Great job!!

11/25/2008 7:11:40 PM

 
Leslie McLain
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Congrats on your beautiful finalist.

11/25/2008 7:31:33 PM

 
Susan Fox
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Congrats Laurie!!!!!!!!!!

11/25/2008 9:34:47 PM

 
frank w. degenhardt
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Laurie- Beautiful work, congratulations on the finalist for it. Best wishes for the next round. Way to go girl.

11/25/2008 9:49:58 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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congrats again Laurie!

11/25/2008 10:18:08 PM

 
Usman Bajwa
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Lovely floral shot, Congrats. on the Finalist. Good luck.

UB.

11/26/2008 4:27:14 AM

 
Stephanie Frey
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Congratulaions on your beautiful Finalist, Laurie!

11/26/2008 5:45:34 AM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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WTG, Laurie!!!! Congratulations on this finalist too!!!!! Good luck in the next round!!!!! :-) ♫ k

11/26/2008 9:16:47 AM

 
Debra R. Harder
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WOW, Laurie! This is really BEAUTIFUL! Congratulations again on another GORGEOUS finalist! Deb

11/26/2008 9:29:14 AM

 
Laurie Daily
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Thanks for all of your wonderful and greatly appreciated congrats!

11/26/2008 11:03:29 AM

 
MELODIE C. ROBERTS
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Hey Buddy!!
Congratulations SiS!!
Good Luck In The Next Round

11/26/2008 11:24:08 AM

 
Peter Appelbaum
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Another marvelous finalist Laurie. Peter

11/26/2008 3:40:10 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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WTG, Laurie! Big congrats on your awesome finalist!

11/26/2008 10:12:33 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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I love the crop on this delicate floral, Laurie. Congratulations on this beautiful finalist -- hope to see it in the winners' circle soon.

11/28/2008 6:31:57 AM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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HUGE congratulations on this awesome win, Laurie!!!!! :-) ♫ k

11/28/2008 11:40:57 AM

 
Bill Wyatt
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Congratulations on your beautiful WINNER!!!

11/28/2008 11:41:03 AM

 
Nikki McDonald
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I thought this one would come through for you, Laurie. Congratulations for the win!

11/28/2008 12:01:22 PM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Congrats, Laurie on your beautiful winner!

11/28/2008 12:11:25 PM

 
Laurence Saliba
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Congratulations on this awesome win Laurie!!!

11/28/2008 12:17:49 PM

 
Leslie McLain
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Big congrats on your beautiful win!

11/28/2008 12:30:12 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Congratulations on this beautiful 2nd place win, Laurie!

11/28/2008 12:53:19 PM

 
Usman Bajwa
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I am so glad to see this one end up in the winners circle...Congrats. and WTG.

UB.

11/28/2008 1:38:17 PM

 
Debra R. Harder
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So happy to see this with GOLD under it, Laurie!! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on your BEAUTIFUL GOLD WINNER!! Deb

11/28/2008 1:40:49 PM

 
A P
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Loosing count on the winners as well. I knew this one would be here. BIG CONGRATULATIONS again Laurie

11/28/2008 2:10:36 PM

 
David Phalen
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BIG Congrats on a beautiful Winner!!

11/28/2008 2:16:05 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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WTG, Laurie! Congratulations again!

11/28/2008 2:22:38 PM

 
Aimee S. McMaster
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....another huge congratualtions Dear Laurie on your beautiful winner...Aimee

11/28/2008 2:34:49 PM

 
Laurie Daily
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Thanks so very much everyone for your constant support, comments and appreciate the congrats...hoping you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving with family and friends!

11/28/2008 2:54:57 PM

 
Denny E. Barnes
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Congratulations on your beautiful image and win again, Laurie!!

11/28/2008 4:05:27 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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So beautiful, congratulations Laurie!

11/28/2008 4:14:20 PM

 
Agnes Fegan
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I really love this Laurie...congratulations!

11/28/2008 4:49:13 PM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Laurie - Congratulations on your win!! - Mike

11/28/2008 5:01:52 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Such a delicate image ~ a true work of art, Laurie!
Congratulations on your win!

11/28/2008 5:34:08 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Big congratulations! Beautiful win!

11/28/2008 8:14:15 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Congratulations on this wonderful winner Laurie!

11/28/2008 10:51:20 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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WTG ON ANOTHER SPECTACULAR WINNER LAURIE!!!

11/28/2008 11:33:27 PM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Congratulations on your beautiful Winners, Laurie!

11/29/2008 12:02:10 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congratulations once more!!!!!

11/29/2008 4:31:20 AM

 
Linda M. Walker
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This is definitely a favorite of mine! A big congratulations,Laurie!!!

11/29/2008 4:50:37 AM

 
Stephanie Frey
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Congratulations on another beautiful win, Laurie!

11/29/2008 4:56:15 AM

 
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CONGRATULATIONS!!!


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11/29/2008 10:17:51 AM

 
Tarun Bose
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Big congrats Laurie for your excellent winner.

11/29/2008 10:36:51 AM

 
MELODIE C. ROBERTS
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Awesome SiS!!!
Congratulations on another Great Winner!!

11/29/2008 12:03:29 PM

 
Cary Rogers
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CONGRATS on another great Winner, Laurie!! great element composition, tall crop, and artistic fx!

11/29/2008 12:26:13 PM

 
Laurie Daily
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Thanks so very much everyone for your most wonderful congrats!

11/29/2008 1:23:09 PM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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Big congrats, Laurie, on this stunning winner! :)

11/29/2008 3:41:17 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Congratulations on your win!! This is so beautiful Laurie!

11/29/2008 4:51:17 PM

 
Susan Fox
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Congratulations Laurie!

11/29/2008 7:25:24 PM

 
frank w. degenhardt
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Laurie- Everything about this picture speaks of elegant beauty. The presentation is just stunning. Congratulations on this most spectacular win. Way to go girl.

11/30/2008 6:17:38 AM

 
Linda Blair
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Congratulations....this is fantastic!!!!!

12/1/2008 1:23:41 PM

 
Laurie Daily
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Thanks so very much Jennifer, Donna, Susan, Frank, and Linda!

The only reason this image made it to the finals was because of all the BP folks who inspire me always to try new things...and keep on pushing. Thank YOU!!!

12/1/2008 2:27:16 PM

 
Michael G. Marshall
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Congratulations Laurie on another beautiful winning image! Michael

12/2/2008 7:18:19 AM

 
Janet Daniel
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I just love this floral, Laurie! A big congratulations!

12/2/2008 10:37:13 AM

 
Phil Stith
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Great win, Laurie. Congratulations.

12/2/2008 2:01:21 PM

 
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