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Lotus Party
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Ken Smith
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    Looks refreshing, Linda. I need to find a lotus party in my neighborhood! :-)

8/6/2011 6:15:40 AM

 
Linda Blair
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Beautiful!!

8/6/2011 6:31:51 AM

 
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So many pink Lotus! I'm jealous!

8/6/2011 6:35:16 AM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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Hi Linda,Like how green everthing is.That is a color we don't see a lot of down here.Beautiful capture!!!

8/6/2011 7:20:27 AM

 
Ron McEwan
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Beautiful soft colors Linda, the composition is such that I feel as if I am looking at these for real

8/6/2011 7:56:57 AM

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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Wow, those are gorgeous! Send me some..I'll put them in the lagoon! LOL

8/6/2011 11:44:52 AM

 
David Phalen
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Beautiful!!

8/6/2011 11:55:44 AM

 
Randy A. Myers
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Nice. I like the flare. Good job!

8/6/2011 2:33:26 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Awesome backlighting on these beauties Linda!!! Great bokeh!!!

8/6/2011 2:56:37 PM

 
Bonnie C. Lackey
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So many of us forget to step back and take in more than one flower. Glad you took that step back!

8/6/2011 4:58:51 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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Magnificently gorgeous, Linda! :-) k

8/6/2011 5:20:09 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Ohhhhh Linda, I love this, the colors and dof are just outstanding!

jo ann c.

8/6/2011 6:15:11 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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the lighting is gorgeous... fantastic capture!

8/6/2011 8:48:47 PM

 
Neal D. Hatcher
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Beautiful-Beam them to Texas

8/7/2011 3:16:05 AM

 
David K. Hurt
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Love the light, great capture Linda.

8/7/2011 10:16:27 AM

 
Debra R. Harder
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I agree...the lighting is magical here, Linda! Love the pastel colors, details and POV. Absolutely GORGEOUS! jsb

8/7/2011 4:47:10 PM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Very, very beautiful, Linda!!

8/7/2011 5:33:52 PM

 
Leslie McLain
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Beautiful capture and colors, Linda.

8/8/2011 4:42:00 AM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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A favorite here...how gorgeous, Linda!! I love the POV, pastel colors, and wonderful lighting...so beautiful!! Wow.

8/8/2011 5:33:53 AM

 
Liz Bullock
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Beautiful!

8/8/2011 8:04:54 AM

 
John Rivera
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Outstanding!

8/9/2011 5:31:44 AM

 
Mary Beth Aiello
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This does look magical, Linda. Wonderful capture -- and I LOVE the treatment. Just gorgeous.

8/12/2011 7:26:25 AM

 
Julianne Bradford
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Gorgeous indeed,,congrats again Linda!

1/23/2013 9:40:32 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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love the light and softness... congratulations Linda!!!

1/24/2013 1:38:15 AM

 
Lynn M. Whitt
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congratulations on your beautiful finalist.

1/24/2013 6:15:58 AM

 
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Beautiful

1/24/2013 6:36:30 AM

 
Danny B. Head
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Love the light on this one, Linda! Congrats!

1/24/2013 7:06:11 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Sooo pretty, congrats on yet another awesome finalist...you go girl!

jo ann c.

1/24/2013 7:28:37 AM

 
Lindley Johnson
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Beautifully composed, Linda - it looks like a Monet painting. Congratulations on your lovely finalist.

1/24/2013 9:54:45 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Beautiful! Congrats:0)

1/24/2013 10:30:51 AM

 
Nadia Paul
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Congrats on your wonderful finalist Linda!

1/24/2013 1:16:28 PM

 
Liz Bullock
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Beautiful, congratulations!

1/24/2013 3:15:39 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)

1/24/2013 3:24:19 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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THe lighting is so cool Linda!! Another BIG congrats to you on this deserving finalist!

1/24/2013 6:03:26 PM

 
Ken Smith
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I like the mood in this, Linda. Congrats..I lost count!

1/24/2013 6:15:26 PM

 
Emile Abbott
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Another beautiful finalist, Congrats again Linda.

1/24/2013 7:02:09 PM

 
Lucille "Lucy" Abrao
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Congratulations.
Lucy

1/24/2013 8:08:44 PM

 
Carol Eade
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What a beautiful lotus garden, love them! Congratulations again.

1/25/2013 6:12:45 PM

 
Mitch Spence
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Such beauty here, Linda, in the delicate pastel tones, the excellent selective focus and soft background, and the glow of the whole.

1/26/2013 8:13:58 AM

 
Laurence Saliba
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Wowwww, love this!! Congrats Linda!!

1/26/2013 9:06:07 PM

 
Kelvin S. Murphy
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Beautiful! Congratulations on you 2nd place award!

1/27/2013 5:52:23 PM

 
Phyllis Burchett
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Congrats on this gorgeous winner Linda!

1/27/2013 6:02:19 PM

 
Kay Beausoleil
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Lovely muted colours, Linda -- congratulations on your win!

1/27/2013 6:09:17 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Congrats on this gorgeous winner, Linda!

Debby

1/27/2013 6:20:13 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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I love this one!! BIG congrats to you girl on this excellent winner!!

1/27/2013 7:05:11 PM

 
Cheryl Schneider
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Another wonderful winner. Congratulations, Linda!

1/27/2013 8:01:31 PM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Huge congrats on this gorgeous winner, Linda!!!

1/27/2013 8:29:19 PM

 
Rona L. Schwarz
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WOW! Love this one, Linda! Beautifully composed with magical lighting and a gorgeous soft pastel palette. Huge Congrats on this spectacular Gold Winner!!!

1/27/2013 8:49:44 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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love it Linda... congratulations on your win!!!

1/27/2013 11:28:54 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Beautiful!!! Another BIG congrats to you!!!

1/28/2013 2:11:18 AM

 
Nadia Paul
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Congrats on your gorgeous winner Linda!

1/28/2013 3:11:48 AM

 
Ken Smith
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You had a super month, Linda. Congrats again on this beauty!

1/28/2013 3:56:18 AM

 
MELODIE C. ROBERTS
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Congratulations on your wonderful Win Linda!!

1/28/2013 4:08:29 AM

 
Gail P. Sullivan
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Fine work, Linda...congeats!

1/28/2013 4:16:58 AM

 
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WTG, Linda. A big congrats to you on your beautiful winner!

1/28/2013 4:49:18 AM

 
Laurence Saliba
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Loved this image immediately!!! Congrats again Linda!!!

1/28/2013 8:12:49 AM

 
Lindley Johnson
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Another beautiful winner - congratulations, Linda!

1/28/2013 8:26:03 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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Congratulations on another gold winner, Linda.

1/28/2013 8:29:51 AM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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I want to go to a Lotus Party! This is over the top gorgeous, Linda! Congratulations on your gorgeous winner!

1/28/2013 11:07:45 AM

 
Michelle Alton
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Another exquisite winning entry,Linda. This is a simply magnificent floral. Congratulations!

1/28/2013 11:36:01 AM

 
David Phalen
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BIG Congrats on your beautiful Winner!!

1/28/2013 12:01:36 PM

 
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Gorgeous floral. Congratulations on another Win Linda. Awesome.

1/28/2013 12:48:10 PM

 
Lucille "Lucy" Abrao
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Congratulations, Linda.
Lucy

1/28/2013 5:35:33 PM

 
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Congratulations on this beautiful Winning image, Linda

1/28/2013 7:44:47 PM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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Big Congratulatios on this beautiful win my friend!!!!

1/29/2013 7:26:49 AM

 
Cindy Bendush
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Huge congratulations on your exceptional gold win Linda!

1/29/2013 3:34:58 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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What gorgeous light, Linda! Congratulations on your wins this month!

1/29/2013 5:52:43 PM

 
Irene Colling
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Remarkable color, light, detail, depth.

Outstanding image Linda.

Congratulations on your gold award.

1/30/2013 12:39:10 PM

 
Danny B. Head
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The back lighting really grabs you on this one! Beautifully done, Linda! Congrats!

2/4/2013 3:29:04 PM

 
Carol Flisak
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Congratulation on your beautiful winner, Linda!

2/5/2013 11:18:40 AM

 
Merna L. Nobile
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Are you amazed at the vivid colors, sharpness and composition of your photographs? Well the judges are, CONGRATULATIONS you are a winner for the month of December, 2012!
Merna

2/7/2013 11:00:55 AM

 
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