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Curls and Swirls
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Curls and Swirls
Curls and Swirls
These are green leaves of the water hyacinth plant. It belongs to the genus Eichhornia. Water hyacinth are a free-floating perennial aquatic plant native to tropical and sub-tropical countries, the Philippines included where this image was taken. They have broad, thick, glossy, ovate leaves and may rise above the surface of the water as much as one meter.

Photo taken with Leica R Elmarit 28mm on a D300 Nikon 1/80 sec ISO 200 @ f8.
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Nikon D300 Digital...

 
 
 
Michelle Alton
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    This is so exquisite, Lester. The colors and shapes are beautifully captured, and the three-dimensional feel of it is outstanding.

3/29/2011 2:45:04 AM

 
Cecil P. Whitt

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Congrats, beautiful. C

4/26/2011 11:56:08 PM

 
Merna L. Nobile
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Take photo, Sleep
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Received award, stop sleeping
CONGRATULATIONS, Merna

4/27/2011 2:15:42 PM

 
Lester A. Garcia
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Michelle, Cecil, Merna,

Thank you for all your responses.

Lester

4/27/2011 2:46:47 PM

 
Orsi 
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Congratulations on your wonderful Finalist!!!!

4/27/2011 4:21:36 PM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Amazing photo, Lester. Congratulations on your win!

4/27/2011 11:40:18 PM

 
Lester A. Garcia
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Orsi & Bojan - thank you for your kind remarks.

Lester

4/27/2011 11:45:06 PM

 
Michelle Alton
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Congratulations on elevating the water hyacinth to Glory, Lester!

4/28/2011 3:40:39 AM

 
Debra R. Harder
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This is BRILLIANT in every way, Lester! Huge congratulations on your BEAUTIFUL GOLD WINNER!! Deb

4/28/2011 7:57:57 AM

 
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 2nd Place WINNER! 8o)

4/29/2011 5:15:46 PM

 
Lester A. Garcia
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Michelle, Debra & Nancy,

Nice to hear those nice words from all of you. Thanks and best regards to all.

Lester

5/2/2011 7:12:17 PM

 
Usman Bajwa
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CONGRATZ on this terrific MT Winner!!

UB.

5/3/2011 3:58:41 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Congratulations on this fantastic 2nd place winner Lester!

Have been unable to comment due to all the tornado's to the area here in north Alabama..but thankfully we are safe and we now have power again...

jo ann c.

5/4/2011 4:49:16 PM

 
Lester A. Garcia
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Usman, thanks for dropping by.

JoAnn, such a terrible catastrophe you have experience lately but same here, glad to know you and your family are safe. Thanks for your comment and even if its hot here in southern California haven't had the time to shoot the beaches. Regards!

Lester

5/4/2011 5:04:59 PM

 
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