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Opening Lotus
  Opening Lotus
Opening Lotus
Sacred Lotus capture 7/2/09 at the Missouri botanical Garden in St. Louis. Used polarizer and on len diffusing filter to get the soft focus.
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maria I. Warren
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    this is so beautiful!!!!! great details

7/7/2009 12:06:12 AM

Ann Coates
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Beautiful floral close up Tommy.

7/7/2009 12:11:32 AM

Renee Doyle
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So elegant, sol beautiful!!! Wonderful lighting and work Tommy!!

7/7/2009 12:12:04 AM

Tiia Vissak
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a wonderful macro!

7/7/2009 12:14:31 AM

Kirsten (Kiki) Kjaer
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This is so soft and lovely, Tommy.

7/7/2009 12:16:09 AM

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7/7/2009 12:38:51 AM

J Vissak
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Wonderful macro! Great tones and clarity.

7/7/2009 12:43:18 AM

Dominick M. Dimacale
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Great florals and composition, Tommy.


7/7/2009 12:51:21 AM

Pat Gamwell
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Gorgeous shot, Tommy! Terrific comp!

7/7/2009 12:51:22 AM

Troy Gallagher
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Beautiful floral Tommy, great work.


7/7/2009 12:54:17 AM

Karen Engelbreth
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Wonderful image, Tommy...

7/7/2009 1:11:31 AM

Nadya Johnson
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This is absolutely gorgeous! Sheer perfection, Tommy!

7/7/2009 1:20:27 AM

Brett Dolsen
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Very beautifull floral composition Tommy!!Brett

7/7/2009 1:28:10 AM

Kerry Hill
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So very beautiful, Tommy!! Lovely work!!

7/7/2009 1:56:40 AM

Michelle Alton
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Utterly exquisite, Tommy. I agree with Nadya!

7/7/2009 2:26:10 AM

Tammy M. Anderson
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Stunning capture, Tommy. Love it!

7/7/2009 4:02:14 AM

Jeff W. Robinson
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Excellent capture Tommy! Jeff

7/7/2009 4:14:04 AM

Ray & Audrey Clarke
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Beautiful Tommy.!!!!(R)

7/7/2009 4:22:42 AM

Ray & Audrey Clarke
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Beautiful Tommy.!!!!(R)

7/7/2009 4:22:42 AM

Maria A. Gonzalez
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This is just beautiful,Tommy.Excellent lighting,colors and details..Love the looks of it...Very well captured.

7/7/2009 5:20:56 AM

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An exquisite floral, Tommy!!

7/7/2009 5:28:14 AM

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Beautiful image, Tommy!

7/7/2009 7:05:10 AM

Julianna J. Collett
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Gorgeous !!!!!

7/7/2009 9:01:30 AM

Shelly A. Van Camp
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7/7/2009 10:04:13 AM

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Beautifully composed, lovely macro, Tommy

7/7/2009 10:07:10 AM

Lauren P. Krajenta
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Gorgeous...stunning beautiful shot! The details, pov and comp are exquisite.

7/7/2009 10:14:04 AM

Eugenio Diaz

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Excellent work...WONDERFUL composition !
Superb image and photography!!! WoW!!!

7/7/2009 11:51:30 AM

Mike Clime
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Beautiful capture and like the soft light and focus!

7/7/2009 12:40:06 PM

Courtenay Vanderbilt
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Beautifully framed and gorgeous colors, Tommy!

7/7/2009 2:49:25 PM

Barbara Waldoch
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Beautiful shot, Tommy!

7/7/2009 4:11:16 PM

Kelly S. Cavanaugh
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Excellent lighting, detail and composition, Tommy!

7/7/2009 6:43:32 PM

Teresa A. Burnett
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Beautiful, Tommy!! Wonderful lighting and composition!!
And I know the doe will go after my roses eventually, but seeing her is worth losing the roses. And I was right, today while I was at work my husband saw her bring out her fawn.

7/7/2009 7:01:34 PM

Robyn A. Terrell
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Goodness, this is so beautiful, Tommy! Well done!

7/7/2009 7:56:48 PM

Tommy E. Burgess
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Thanks everyone so much. Your kind feedback means a great deal to me. Hope everyone is having a great week and having plenty of chances to take some wonderful photos. :) Tommy

7/7/2009 10:07:37 PM

Robert K. Bemus
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Outstanding floral, Tommy...comp and softness are awesome!!

7/7/2009 10:19:13 PM

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Excellent capture Tommy! Very elegant floral image!

7/8/2009 12:08:51 AM

Tommy E. Burgess
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Thank you Robert and Rolan for the kind words, I appreciate it very much. Happy shooting. :) Tommy

7/8/2009 9:37:49 PM

M.Christine Duncan
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Wow Tommy, this solitary lotus is so very elegant... love the soft light achieved! Bravo!

7/10/2009 6:43:51 AM

Tommy E. Burgess
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Thanks very much for the kind words Christine, I appreciate them so much. Have a fantastic weekend. :) Tommy

7/11/2009 12:43:25 AM

Jean-Pierre Ducondi
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Beautiful macro. Love the softness of it. Great work here Tommy.

7/12/2009 3:44:29 PM

Tommy E. Burgess
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Thanks so much for the kind comments Jean-Pierre, I appreciate them very much. Happy Shooting. :) Tommy

7/12/2009 7:50:19 PM

Patricia A. Coblentz
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This is a wonderful macro, Tommy. The bud is so beautiful...I love the soft focus and composition.

7/20/2009 4:48:34 PM

Tommy E. Burgess
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Thanks so much for the kind words Patti, I really appreciate it. I hope you have a wonderful week and happy shooting. :) Tommy

7/20/2009 9:52:40 PM

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