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From Underneath
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From Underneath
From Underneath
© Claudia Kuhn
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Patricia A. Kuniega
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    Exquisite Claudia! It's beautifully illuminated and a unique perspective. Perfect DOF as well. Great work!

10/3/2004 5:21:09 AM

 
William C. Raco
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I love the perspective, color and trnslucent glow you've achieved, Claudia.
Very well done!

bill

10/3/2004 5:46:21 AM

 
Wally Orlowsky
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Fantastic lighting and wonderful pastel color, Claudia.

10/3/2004 5:48:09 AM

 
Cathy T. Vettes
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Excellent Claudia !! Love the treatment used here.. very nice..

10/3/2004 5:52:41 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Thanks so much for your comments, Patricia, Bill, Wally and Cathy.

No special treatment here, was an overcast day and the colors on these flowers pop with a bit of contrast. I just cloned out a stray leaf or partial leaves.

10/3/2004 5:56:33 AM

 
Karen Bacon
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Excellent shot Claudia!Looks like a winner!

10/3/2004 6:01:25 AM

 
ADILSON F. FERREIRA
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Wonderful shot! Great composition! I love the colors and the lighting!!!

10/3/2004 6:06:34 AM

 
Dorothy Neumann
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Exquisite, Claudia. One of the best photos of this flower I have ever seen!

10/3/2004 6:20:25 AM

 
Karma Wilson
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Great job. Wonderful DOF and very crisp!

Karma

10/3/2004 6:47:14 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Very subtle! Wonderful lighting and detail!

10/3/2004 7:17:02 AM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Outstanding image, Claudia, a great flower image!!!

-Debby

10/3/2004 7:43:05 AM

 
Allan L. Whitehead
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Marvelous 'capture' and presentation, Claudia, I love the coloring and the lighting. The effects you've used here are stunning and really terrific. Very well done, my dear friend - your good friend, Allan

10/3/2004 7:48:56 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Thnaks so much for your comments, Karen, Adilson, Dorothy, Karma, Stephen, Debbie, & Allan!

10/3/2004 7:49:49 AM

 
Donna J. Taff
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Beautiful, Claudia!!!!!

10/3/2004 8:58:15 AM

 
Shirley L. Carpenter
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Beautiful image Claudia!!!!

10/3/2004 11:01:33 AM

 
Robin L. Wehrman
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WOW!! Outstanding and very beautiful, Claudia!!!

10/3/2004 1:36:18 PM

 
Joy Brown
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Absolutely amazing image, Claudia - a definite winner!!!

10/3/2004 4:45:20 PM

 
Susan T. Evans
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outstanding!!! a winner!!

10/3/2004 6:02:28 PM

 
Susan T. Parady
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Fabulous! Looks like a winner to me too!!

10/3/2004 6:38:24 PM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Beautiful image, Claudia!

10/4/2004 3:07:12 PM

 
kathy wolfe
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stunningly beautiful! almost looks lit from within! facinating.

10/5/2004 5:20:57 PM

 
Dolores Neilson
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This one is a seller and a winner, Claudia! Make some boxed notes and sell this!

10/6/2004 6:49:42 AM

 
Kathleen Clemons
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This is absolutely stunning, Claudia!

10/6/2004 3:58:53 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Wow, Claudia! Very beautiful!! A winner in my book!

10/6/2004 7:42:09 PM

 
Carol Engstrom
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Very nice, Claudia!

10/9/2004 7:01:21 PM

 
Janet Detota
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This is just breathtaking! I love morning glories! I predict we'll see this again!

10/14/2004 4:52:19 AM

 
Anette Linnea Rasmussen
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Beautiful Claudia, love the Blue!
Great lighting on this shot and well composed!

Best wishes
Linnea

10/19/2004 10:13:13 AM

 
Wally Orlowsky
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Congratulations on this colorful finalist, Claudia!

11/15/2004 5:26:27 PM

 
Ed Heaton
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Claudia,
Congratulations On Your Finalist ;-)

11/15/2004 6:50:41 PM

 
Dorothy Neumann
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I just KNEW this one would make it! Congratulations, Claudia!

11/15/2004 6:54:43 PM

 
Terry  R. Hatfield
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Congratulations On Your Finalist Claudia:-)

11/15/2004 6:59:03 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Thanks so much for your congrats, Wally, Ed, Dorothy, and Terry!

11/15/2004 7:01:38 PM

 
Allan L. Whitehead
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Claudia, congratulations on all your finalist selections. Well done, and good luck in the next step - your good friend, Allan

11/15/2004 7:03:24 PM

 
Robert Mann
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I hope you know I LOVE this one. Many congrats on your finalist selection, Claudia, and good luck! RoB

11/15/2004 7:40:44 PM

 
Diane  Addonizio
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And again....Congratulations !!

11/15/2004 7:57:07 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Thanks so much for your comments you guys!

11/16/2004 4:19:10 AM

 
Cathy Gregor
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Congrats, Claudia!
-cathy

11/16/2004 4:46:58 AM

 
Cathy Barrows
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Congrats!...beautiful

11/16/2004 6:42:26 AM

 
Kathleen Clemons
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Congrats again, Claudia. I hope to see this one in the next round. :)

11/16/2004 7:28:51 AM

 
Murry Grigsby
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Congrats Claudia!! Pretty good month :0)

11/16/2004 8:08:08 AM

 
Anette Linnea Rasmussen
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Beautiful Claudia!
Congrats on this finalist!

Best wishes Linnea

11/16/2004 8:32:31 AM

 
Patricia A. Kuniega
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Magnificant Claudia! Congratulations on all of your finalists!

11/16/2004 2:04:11 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Thanks so much for your comments!

11/16/2004 2:05:37 PM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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CONGRATULATIONS once again on all of your Finalists, Claudia!! Wonderful!!
Aloha,
Stan

11/16/2004 3:01:19 PM

 
Gen Nagase
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What a beauty!!!
Many congratulations, Claudia!!!

11/16/2004 7:20:05 PM

 
Anette Linnea Rasmussen
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Beautiful Claudia!
Blue is the color!
Congrats on your win!

Best wishes Linnea

11/17/2004 12:37:18 AM

 
Evy Johansen
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Congratulations - again - on your win, Claudia!

11/17/2004 12:48:01 AM

 
Sharon L. Smith
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Love how you brought out the detail in this lovely flower... congrats!

11/17/2004 3:35:52 AM

 
Kathleen Clemons
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Another win! Whoooo Hoooooo, Claudia! :)

11/17/2004 3:48:06 AM

 
Susan T. Evans
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Congrats again Claudia!!!

11/17/2004 3:54:03 AM

 
Wally Orlowsky
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Congratulations of this marvelous winner, Claudia!

11/17/2004 3:58:00 AM

 
Cathy Gregor
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Congratulations on your win, Claudia!
-cathy

11/17/2004 4:01:35 AM

 
Patricia A. Kuniega
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Congratulations on this gorgeous win Claudia!

11/17/2004 4:30:31 AM

 
Michael Allen

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Congratulations on an imaginative shot and a well deserved win.

Very well done. ..mike ;-]

11/17/2004 4:53:44 AM

 
Diane  Addonizio
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Congratulations, Claudia!

11/17/2004 5:20:46 AM

 
Donna J. Eaton
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This is simply radiant Claudia! A big congratulations to you!

11/17/2004 5:24:03 AM

 
Judith G. Secco
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Congratulations, Claudia. Beautiful!!
Judy

11/17/2004 5:28:03 AM

 
Charlene Bayerle
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Congratlations Claudia!!!!

11/17/2004 5:51:16 AM

 
Sharon  Day
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Beautiful shot, Claudia!!! Congratulations!!!

11/17/2004 6:26:04 AM

 
S  J
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Congratulations on this well deserved win, Claudia!

11/17/2004 7:49:34 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Thanks so much for all of your kind comments!

11/17/2004 8:32:02 AM

 
Murry Grigsby
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Congrats on your twopeat Claudia!! :0)

11/17/2004 10:49:00 AM

 
bob cornelison
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Another awsome shot!
Congrats!
~:O)

11/17/2004 11:50:56 AM

 
Allan L. Whitehead
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Claudia, congratulations on this wonderful win, its richly deserved, my dear friend, Allan

11/17/2004 12:53:35 PM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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I cannot get over the clarity and texture of that blossom, Claudia! It's just magnificent! CONGRATULATIONS once again!!
Aloha,
Stan

11/17/2004 1:20:46 PM

 
Wendy Amdahl
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From underneath, it looks like a win for you Claudia! Congratulations! :o)

11/17/2004 2:05:35 PM

 
Dolores Neilson
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luv luv luv luv luv luv...this one! Congrats!

11/17/2004 2:41:21 PM

 
Cindy Cone
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Congrats on this beauty, Claudia!

11/17/2004 2:53:59 PM

 
Joy Brown
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Congratulations on this awesome winner, Claudia!

11/17/2004 3:04:35 PM

 
Janet Detota
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Told you so!! Congratulations on this gorgeous image!

11/17/2004 3:25:38 PM

 
Kelly Abernathy
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Way to go again Claudia! Congrats on your win! -K

11/17/2004 3:46:15 PM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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Hi Claudia, I do love your photo.
My passion is flowers, and you did a
wonderful job on this. I did win second place in elements of design this month, but I am still so partial to the flower photos. Great job....anita

11/17/2004 4:52:18 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Super perspective and wonderful lighting. Congratulations Claudia!

11/17/2004 6:33:22 PM

 
William C. Raco
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Congratulations, Claudia!
Wonderful work!

bill

11/17/2004 6:50:22 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congratulations Claudia!!!!!

11/17/2004 8:54:38 PM

 
Wong Chek Poh
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...and another 2nd place. Congrats again!

11/17/2004 9:23:54 PM

 
Patricia Marroquin
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Lovely! Congrats, Claudia!

11/18/2004 1:23:28 AM

 
Donna W. Neal
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Congratulations Claudia, Beautiful

11/18/2004 5:43:33 AM

 
Karen Bacon
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This is such a great image Claudia,congratulations!

11/18/2004 10:58:33 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Thanks so much for all of your comments!

11/18/2004 12:26:41 PM

 
Monika Sapek
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I like the pastel color of this flower against the dark background! Nice job! Congrats on your second Second Place Win, Claudia!
Monika

11/18/2004 7:26:22 PM

 
Carol Engstrom
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Congratulations Claudia!

11/25/2004 9:26:32 PM

 
Marsha S. Smith
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Claudia, I just found this shot and am awestruck. I have taken many morning glories, but have never even come close to something as wonderful as this image. Congratulations on your win with it and I can certainly see why you won.

2/3/2005 2:52:02 PM

 
Bill Wyatt
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WOW this is gorgeous the light and colors with the excellent composition no wonder it is a Winner! Congratulations Claudia!!

12/30/2008 6:02:34 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Beautiful, great composition and colors Claudia!

Congratulations on this...

jo ann c.

1/16/2010 12:03:47 PM

 
Boyd L. Alexander
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Beautifully composed Claudia, excellent lighting and color saturation. Well done indeed. CONGRATULATIONS!!

2/5/2010 7:05:25 AM

 
Susana Heide
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What else can I add that hasn't been said?!! So I'll just say "WOW" and ditto to the other comments!!! Love this so much Claudia!

6/14/2010 9:22:52 AM

 
Roxanne M. Bubar
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Exquisite.
congrats

8/27/2010 9:12:25 AM

 
Philippe Vieux-Jeanton
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A very beautiful Winner.. Congratulations!!

11/18/2010 10:17:09 PM

 
Robert Jensen
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magnificently captured

3/10/2011 11:54:18 AM

 
Ann Coates
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Wow, this is stunning! I can see why it went GOLD.

4/29/2011 10:23:43 PM

 
Diane M. Schuster
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So stunning, beautiful dof and softness, nice shot angle! Dee

5/31/2011 11:10:44 AM

 
Chris Schlosser
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Could not be more beautiful, Claudia! Congratulations on your well deserved win!

7/15/2011 5:17:29 AM

 
R. J. Laudenbacher
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This just popped up on the contest page and boy Claudia...is this ever beautiful. The light on it is fabulous as well as the colors and details. Can easily see why it was a winner but it should have been a first place winner for sure.

1/18/2012 4:43:01 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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This is so incredible Claudia, congratulations!

3/24/2012 11:07:51 AM

 
Nick Lagos
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Definie fave this one !!

3/25/2012 6:57:47 PM

 
Nick Lagos
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Definite

3/25/2012 6:58:08 PM

 
Wendy Stevenson
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A flower of light! Gorgeous as always Claudia!

12/3/2012 1:16:23 PM

 
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Magical Claudia - and a well-deserved winner. Congratulations!

2/6/2013 11:26:08 PM

 
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