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BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
Delicate
Delicate
© Carla Capra
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Arthur Bohlmann
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    Great image using monocolor, the detail and composition are bothe great!

11/2/2010 1:49:13 PM

 
john forrant
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Carla, The focus and DOF here are perfect. What were your settings?

11/2/2010 3:57:25 PM

 
Carla Capra
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Thank you Arthur and John!!
I'm thrilled by your comments.
My settings: f16, ISO 320, shutter 1/100, W/B Preset.
;) CC

11/2/2010 7:37:03 PM

 
Mariann Kovats
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Wow, Carla! This is fantastic! Amazing color, I love your selective focus! Perfect clarity and details! A winner for sure!

11/2/2010 10:12:47 PM

 
Douglas Perry
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Wow, love that color and detail.

11/3/2010 3:27:58 AM

 
Helen Dittrich
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a great macro image.. the color is beautiful and makes a very delicate image :)

11/3/2010 3:44:29 AM

 
Carla Capra
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Mariann, Douglas and Helen;
Your comments are just amazing and I'm very pleased and grateful for them. Thank you very, very much.
;) CC

11/3/2010 6:02:00 AM

 
Terry Cervi
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A stunning macro, Carla! Just awesome!

11/3/2010 6:05:10 AM

 
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Wonderful macro image, Carla!

11/3/2010 6:48:47 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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This selective focus and dazzling colors are wonderful, here, Carla!!

Melissa

11/3/2010 7:59:40 AM

 
Carla Capra
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Hi Terry, Sabrina and Melissa;
This image captivated me and I'm "Thrilled" by your lovely compliments.
Thank you,
;) CC

11/3/2010 12:58:59 PM

 
Dianna Murphy
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Very pretty kind of seductive too!

11/4/2010 4:48:29 PM

 
Carla Capra
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Thank you, Dianna.
I so appreciate your visit.
;) CC

11/4/2010 5:21:31 PM

 
Julie Burnett
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Carla, I SO agree with the others. The gorgeous color, astounding DOF and composition really make this a standout!!

11/5/2010 8:36:38 AM

 
Carla Capra
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Hi Julie;
What a lovely compliment, I'm every so grateful. Thank you!
;) CC

PS. John...the W/B was Custom, not preset.

11/5/2010 1:04:57 PM

 
Joannie M. Bertucci
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Stunning macro Carla with amazing details, exposure, tones and contrasts! Now here is a strange analogy...the bg looks like an ear and the detailed fg looks like what the ear is hearing! :-)

11/8/2010 2:15:10 PM

 
Steve M. Harrington
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A lovely flowing composition, Carla.
Steve

11/8/2010 2:21:12 PM

 
Carla Capra
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LOL, Joannie. But, with a bit of imagination I can see the 'ear' :)
Thank you for describing this with "stunning and amazing"!!
;) CC

Steve, thank you ever so much for this lovely compliment. Greatly appreciated.
;) CC

11/8/2010 5:49:35 PM

 
Gary Lange
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What gorgeeous color. Love the detail and clarity also!!

11/18/2010 7:22:12 AM

 
Carla Capra
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Hi Gary;
Thanks so very much!
;) CC

11/18/2010 8:02:33 AM

 
Jeff E Jensen
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Congrats, Carla! I love the colors and detail.

12/13/2010 12:36:42 PM

 
Emile Abbott
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Love it Carla and congrats girl

12/13/2010 2:04:49 PM

 
Phyllis Burchett
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Stunning, congrats Carla!

12/13/2010 2:22:46 PM

 
Ellen H. Robertson
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Beautiful.

12/13/2010 2:40:08 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Congratulations on this eye catching finalist, Carla!!

12/13/2010 3:13:00 PM

 
Randy D. Dinkins
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Great close up shot, congratulations!

12/13/2010 4:53:06 PM

 
Mariann Kovats
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Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist, Carla!

12/13/2010 7:40:57 PM

 
Stephen Shoff
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Wonderful lines and textures. Congratulations, Carla.

12/13/2010 7:57:01 PM

 
Nancyj Hovey
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C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o)

12/13/2010 8:30:41 PM

 
Terry Cervi
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Just beautiful, Carla! Congrats on your finalist!

12/13/2010 8:50:41 PM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Huge congrats and best luck on your awesome finalist, Carla!

12/14/2010 3:55:18 AM

 
Carla Capra
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Hello my friends;
Thank you, my dear friends, for extending your well wishes and congratulations. I'm truly grateful and appreciative!!
Thanks for sharing this with me and
I'm so excited to receive a Finalist Award!!!
My best always,
;) Carla

12/14/2010 6:14:23 AM

 
Sabrina Ryan
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CONGRATULATIONS on this Beautiful macro Finalist, Carla!!

12/14/2010 7:26:12 PM

 
Thomas E. Hinds
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Terrific floral macro, Carla! So aptly named.

12/14/2010 9:59:05 PM

 
Carol Eade
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Gorgeous macro, Carla, warm congrats!

12/15/2010 5:56:48 AM

 
Carla Capra
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Hi Sabrina, Thomas and Carol;
You are all so thoughtful to leave me your lovely congratulations.
I'm very appreciative.
;) CC

12/15/2010 6:17:51 AM

 
Arthur Bohlmann
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A very big CONGRALUATIONS!

12/15/2010 6:58:15 AM

 
Aimee c. Eisaman
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Congrats on your win Carla....a very sensual photo...love it! :~)

12/15/2010 7:27:39 AM

 
Ruth Grimm
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Congratulations on your wonderful second place finish,Carla! This is a very lovely floral image! So sensual !

12/15/2010 7:59:55 AM

 
Stephen Shoff
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Good job on your 2nd Place, Carla.

12/15/2010 8:07:45 AM

 
Dale Hardin
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This is stunning Carla. Congratulations.

12/15/2010 8:17:54 AM

 
Teresa H. Hunt
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Wow this one is really beautiful!! Congrats on your win!!

12/15/2010 8:21:28 AM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Amazing image, Carla. Congratulations.

12/15/2010 8:34:50 AM

 
Terry Cervi
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Congrats on your beautiful second place win, Carla!

12/15/2010 8:40:42 AM

 
Joannie M. Bertucci
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Congratulations on your win Carla...I guess the judges "heard" what this beautiful image had to say!

12/15/2010 10:10:25 AM

 
Debbie E. Payne
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Simply gorgeous, Carla. Such a deserved win!

12/15/2010 10:23:13 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Hey neighbor....congrats on this beauty!!!!!

12/15/2010 10:57:43 AM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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A big congratulations on your beautiful winner, Carla!

12/15/2010 12:09:19 PM

 
Mariann Kovats
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A Big congratulations on your beautiful Win, CArla!

12/15/2010 12:24:22 PM

 
Joan E. Hoffman
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Simpley stunning Carla! Many Congrats!!

12/15/2010 12:28:52 PM

 
Rona L. Schwarz
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This is really fabulous, Carla! A marvelous macro with wonderful perspective and flowing design. MANY CONGRATULATIONS on your outstanding Gold Winner!

12/15/2010 12:37:52 PM

 
Kim Andelkovic (Kovic)
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Congratulations....awesome win Carla whooo hooo :-)

12/15/2010 1:08:20 PM

 
Phyllis Burchett
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Big congrats to you Carla on this beautiful winner!

12/15/2010 1:14:59 PM

 
Ellen H. Robertson
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Beautiful shot!!!! CONGRATS!

12/15/2010 1:19:22 PM

 
Jeff E Jensen
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Congrats on your Gold Medal! This is an image to be proud of.

12/15/2010 1:24:25 PM

 
Emile Abbott
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Congratulation Carla on this awesome second place winner. WTG

12/15/2010 1:40:01 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Congratulations on this beautiful 2nd Place winner Carla!

jo ann c.

12/15/2010 2:15:15 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Congratulations on this beautiful winner Carla!

12/15/2010 3:23:23 PM

 
Nadia Paul
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Simply stunning Carla - congrats on your winner!

12/15/2010 3:55:39 PM

 
Agnes Fegan
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Congratulations Carla on this beautiful winning image!

12/15/2010 4:22:54 PM

 
Lydia Williams
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Amazing shot, Carla..Congratulations on this beauty!

12/15/2010 5:05:26 PM

 
Randy D. Dinkins
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Congratulations, well deserved!

12/15/2010 5:56:16 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Big Congrats on this second place winner, Carla!

12/15/2010 6:49:05 PM

 
Carol Eade
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Congratulations, Carla!

12/15/2010 6:49:54 PM

 
Karen Slagle
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Congratulation Carla on this most outstanding winning image, it's fantastic.

12/15/2010 7:16:46 PM

 
Thomas E. Hinds
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Big congratulations, Carla, on your wonderful Winner!

12/15/2010 7:17:13 PM

 
Stan Kwasniowski
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Carla, congratulations

12/15/2010 7:44:18 PM

 
Carla Capra
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Hi Everyone;
I cannot tell you how exciting this 2nd place win is for me. I'm Thrilled!!!!
Each and every one of your comments and well wishes has helped make it even more special. You are all so thoughtful. Thank you, Thank you!
;) CC

12/15/2010 8:34:12 PM

 
Nancyj Hovey
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Congratulations

12/16/2010 5:23:51 AM

 
Carla Capra
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Oh Nancy, what a colorful, bright and fun way to say congratulations. I love it!
Thank you so much!!
;) CC

12/16/2010 6:19:07 AM

 
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CONGRATULATIONS on your terrific Second Place GOLD, Carla. WTG!

UB.

12/16/2010 8:18:14 AM

 
Anthony L. Mancuso
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Congrats on your stunning second place winner Carla!!

12/16/2010 2:05:51 PM

 
Carla Capra
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Hi UB and Tony;
Thank you so much!!
;) CC

12/16/2010 5:08:09 PM

 
Dennis Gay
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G'day *CARLA*!

Outstanding use of shallow depth of field and selective focus and wonderful rich, warm colour and tones are backed up by a good composition creating a gorgeous floral abstract.

GB
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12/16/2010 6:57:57 PM

 
Sabrina Ryan
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CONGRATULATIONS on your Awesome Winning image, Carla! :-)

12/16/2010 7:26:08 PM

 
Irene Colling
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Exquisite image Carla, with great color and framing.

Congratulations on your winning image.

12/16/2010 8:39:05 PM

 
Dennis Gay
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OH YEAH!!!!!!!!!!

Add to my accolades above my biggest and loudest Aussie congratz for the EP and the 2nd Place awards.

GB
Dennis

12/16/2010 8:46:34 PM

 
Carla Capra
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G'day to you, Dennis!!
Thank you for the amazing description of your impression of my image. I'm thrilled! Also, for acknowledging the EP and 2nd Place Awards.
;)

Hi Sabrina;
Thank you for the congratulations and using awesome to describe this image!!!

Hi Irene;
It is such a pleasure to receive your congratulations. I'm feeling pretty good that you've said Exquisite image!
Thank you so much!

;) CC

12/17/2010 2:39:43 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Absolutely Gorgoeus!!
CONGRATULATIONS Carla!!! :)

12/17/2010 9:02:47 PM

 
Carla Capra
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Thank you, Datha.
;) CC

12/18/2010 9:59:07 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Congratulations on your win Carla, so beautiful!

12/21/2010 9:08:58 AM

 
Carla Capra
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Thank You, Donna.
;) CC

12/21/2010 9:16:20 AM

 
Christine R. Lobsinger
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Absolutely Stunning work Carla....a big Congratulations to you on such a beautiful WINNER!!!!!!

Smiling Christine

12/24/2010 8:05:24 PM

 
Carla Capra
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Hi Christine;
Thank you very, very much!
I'm thrilled.
;) CC

12/27/2010 6:16:24 AM

 
Freddy Bland
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Wonderful ...outstanding and so well-deserved!! HUGE congratulations to you on this gold winner!!!

1/2/2011 2:56:15 PM

 
Carla Capra
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Freddy;
Thank you ever so much!!!
Getting this gold was amazing.
;) CC

1/2/2011 7:38:05 PM

 
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