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BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner
 
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Details and Macro
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Melissa Olsen
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    Beautiful macro, Melissa!


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10/8/2011 10:08:05 AM

 
Susan Weisensel
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Wonderful Macro Melissa, just beautiful.


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10/8/2011 6:57:39 PM

 
Tammy Espino
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Congrats on your awesome finalist! :)


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11/16/2011 3:04:56 PM

 
Emile Abbott
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Congratulations Melissa on an outstanding finalist.


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11/16/2011 3:39:05 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Congratulations on your finalist award! Nicely seen and photographed Melissa!


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11/16/2011 3:54:17 PM

 
The Judges at BetterPhoto.com
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Beautiful


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11/16/2011 4:48:34 PM

 
Randy D. Dinkins
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Beautiful close up shot, wonderful detail, dof and color. Congratulations!


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11/16/2011 5:44:26 PM

 
The Judges at BetterPhoto.com
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Good use of this limited depth of field.


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11/16/2011 7:29:05 PM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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So beautiful, Melissa...congratulations on your finalist!


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11/16/2011 9:50:03 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Beautiful Melissa!!!! Congratulations!


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11/16/2011 9:54:58 PM

 
Sherran Andersen
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Congrats again Melissa.


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11/16/2011 10:54:29 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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a wonderful finalist, congratulations!!!


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11/17/2011 1:47:23 AM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Wow, love this image, Melissa! Congrats on your finalist!

Hope it gets the gold!
Debby


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11/17/2011 5:05:22 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Congratulations on your awesome Finalist Melissa! I love this..

jo ann c.


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11/17/2011 11:42:07 AM

 
Stefania Barbier
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congratulations on your beautiful first prize Melissa!


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11/17/2011 12:52:49 PM

 
Kathy Salerni
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Big congrats on your First Place Winner, Melissa!


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11/17/2011 12:56:39 PM

 
ROBIN-LEE M. Vieira
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Congratulations Melissa!!!


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11/17/2011 1:10:53 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Beautiful macro, congratulations Melissa!


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11/17/2011 1:31:12 PM

 
Monnie Ryan
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Beautiful, Melissa - congratulations!


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11/17/2011 1:40:06 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Congrats, Melissa, on your 1st Place Win for this fabulous image!

Debby


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11/17/2011 2:28:53 PM

 
Courtenay Vanderbilt
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Well deserved Win, Melissa! Congrats!


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11/17/2011 2:52:34 PM

 
Emile Abbott
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Congratulations on your first place gold Melissa.


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11/17/2011 3:01:57 PM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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Congratulations on your 1st place gold win, Melissa!!


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11/17/2011 3:55:55 PM

 
R. J. Laudenbacher
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Congrats on this wonderful 1st place winner, Melissa. Marvelous work!


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11/17/2011 4:12:18 PM

 
Carolyn Keiser
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Just gorgeous. Congratulations, Melissa!


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11/17/2011 4:17:01 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Very well deserved First Place!

Congratulations on this awesome winner Melissa!

jo ann c.


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11/17/2011 4:37:38 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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WTG in this incredible October winner, Melissa! :-) k


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11/17/2011 4:56:37 PM

 
Katherine Kuhn
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Wonderful detail in your beautiful First Place winner, Melissa! Congratulations!


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11/17/2011 5:32:09 PM

 
Graeme Chow
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Wow ! big congrats Melissa.


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11/17/2011 5:41:40 PM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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Huge CONGRATZ on your First Place Winner, Melissa. WTG!!!

UB.


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11/17/2011 7:37:25 PM

 
Gerri R. Jones
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Beautiful isolation of the stamen, with gorgeous soft color surrounding it, congrats on your first place winner, Melissa!


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11/17/2011 7:38:27 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Congratulations on this incredible & inspirational Gold Medal Winner, Melissa!


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11/17/2011 7:46:04 PM

 
Katarina Mansson
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Congratulations Melissa on your outstanding winner!


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11/17/2011 10:39:54 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Big Congratulations on this wonderful First Place Winner Melissa!!


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11/18/2011 12:25:28 AM

 
Michelle Alton
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Stunning winner, Melissa. Congratulations!


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11/18/2011 2:29:47 AM

 
Marilyn Cornwell
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Congratulations on this beautiful Winner, Melissa!


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11/18/2011 3:39:57 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Congratulations, Melissa on your beautiful First place Win!


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11/18/2011 4:00:53 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Gorgeous color and focus, Melissa; congratulations!


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11/18/2011 4:32:34 AM

 
Sabrina Ryan
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CONGRATULATIONS on your Fabulous Winning image, Melissa!


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11/18/2011 6:50:44 AM

 
Diane E. Deming
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I have seen a lot of macro images of hibiscus flowers, but this one is just stunning. Congrats on this well-deserved win!


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11/18/2011 9:35:09 AM

 
Phyllis Burchett
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Congrats on this fabulous winner Melissa!


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11/18/2011 10:11:52 AM

 
David M. Montero
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Marvelous macro Melissa! Love the colors and selective focus. Congratulations on your First Place win!


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11/18/2011 10:49:42 AM

 
Christine Czernin
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Big congratulations on this beautiful win, Melissa.


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11/18/2011 12:37:03 PM

 
Lindley Johnson
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The DOF on this is amazing, Melissa! Congratulations on your well-deserved First Place Win!


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11/18/2011 12:59:46 PM

 
Becky J. Parkinson
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This takes my breath away, Melissa Beautiful photo - I love the colors and the selective focus!! Congratulations!


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11/18/2011 9:03:34 PM

 
Rona L. Schwarz
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WOW! This is unbelievable, Melissa! Unbelievably gorgeous and visually stunning, that is. It does take you breath away. Everything about it is incredible - the colors, the selective focus, the detail and clarity of the staman, the light...I could go on and on. Huge Congratulations on a magnificent First Place Win!


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11/18/2011 9:31:45 PM

 
Tarun Bose
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Big congrats Melissa, for your outstanding winner.


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11/18/2011 11:27:22 PM

 
Waleed Al Maamari  

Congratulations Melissa


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11/19/2011 1:28:15 AM

 
Mary Beth Aiello
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Simply gorgeous, Melissa. Huge congrats on this beautiful FIRST PLACE WINNER.


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11/19/2011 5:48:31 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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Simply excellent, Melissa. Congratulations on the gold.


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11/19/2011 9:45:40 AM

 
Allen O. Howard
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Outstanding depth of field Melissa! An amazing winner and congratulations!


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11/19/2011 9:50:19 AM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Fantastic macro, Melissa. Congratulations on your WIN!


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11/19/2011 10:53:02 AM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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A stunning first place winner!
Congratulations, Melissa!
~♥~lisa


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11/20/2011 9:17:21 AM

 
Susan D. Royce
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Best hibiscus photo I've seen! Congrats on your big win.


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11/21/2011 2:44:34 PM

 
Kathleen S. Young
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Congratulations, Melissa. I agree with all of the above . . . Well deserved winner!!!


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11/21/2011 2:52:06 PM

 
Stanley C. Sims  

The right touch. Congratulations on your winner Melissa.


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11/21/2011 9:49:03 PM

 
Nadia Paul
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So beautiful Melissa - congrats on your wonderful winner!


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11/24/2011 2:25:54 AM

 
Merna L. Nobile
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Congratulations!
You’re the kind of person who makes the world a better, brighter place…You worked hard for this, you made it happen, and you have a right to be proud. So enjoy these satisfying moments; you deserve every one! Merna


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12/1/2011 3:42:56 PM

 
Erica Murphy
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Congratulations on your beautiful FIRST PLACE winner Melissa!! A lovely image!


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12/8/2011 12:46:37 PM

 
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