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Thinking of Spring
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
Thinking of Spring
Thinking of Spring
© Judith G. Secco
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Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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    This is just glorious, Judy!! A winner in my book!

12/22/2005 5:54:59 AM

 
Donald K. Cherry
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Wow, this is fabulous, Judy! Love the lighting and PoV!

12/22/2005 6:02:28 AM

 
Lee Fortier
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WOW! Great capture. Wonderful comp.

12/22/2005 6:09:50 AM

 
Janet L. Skinner
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Absolutely stunning!!! Should make it all the way and I hope it does!

12/22/2005 6:13:11 AM

 
Graeme Chow
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Hi wonderful flowers. great job.

12/22/2005 6:31:09 AM

 
Joy Rector
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gorgeous perspective

12/22/2005 6:32:23 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Beautiful image Judy! Jeff

12/22/2005 6:45:55 AM

 
Tracy H. Perry
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Beautiful image!! Love the composition and the lighting!

12/22/2005 6:57:33 AM

 
Shirley L. Carpenter
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Beautiful image and composition Judith!! Excellent!!!!

12/22/2005 6:58:04 AM

 
Barbara K. 
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Exquisite! I am tyring to think spring, however it is just to far off.

12/22/2005 7:15:36 AM

 
Tom Andersen
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The lighting and color are just stunning, Judy! I'm sure we'll see this one again!

12/22/2005 7:32:35 AM

 
Gary Lange
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Absolutely incredible Judith!! Love it, ding ding ding...winner, winner..

12/22/2005 7:56:55 AM

 
Leanne M.E. Boyd
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You and I both Judith! Beautiful shot, with lovely colour.

12/22/2005 8:07:14 AM

 
William C. Raco
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How very beautiful, Judy!
Such wonderful light, color and perspective.
Excellent photo!

Bill

12/22/2005 8:11:32 AM

 
Judith G. Secco
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Wow, thank you all so much!!

12/22/2005 8:13:55 AM

 
Janine Russell
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Judith, excellent colors, detail, lighting and point of view.

12/22/2005 8:16:45 AM

 
Kay Beausoleil
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Smashing colour and shapes, Judith -- great work!

12/22/2005 8:17:55 AM

 
Deb Holmes
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Awesome Judy, such a beautiful glow these lovely tulips have, great job!

12/22/2005 9:14:26 AM

 
Bambi L. Dingman
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Beautiful colors and perspective, Judy! Looks like a winning photo!

12/22/2005 9:23:46 AM

 
Shelly L. Rauscher
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That is a stunning image! I agree with it being a winner!

12/22/2005 2:14:25 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Stunning color and lighting Judy! Hope we do see this one again. Makes me long for May flowers and WFF!

12/22/2005 6:20:26 PM

 
Judith G. Secco
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Thanks all!!

12/22/2005 6:53:53 PM

 
Jim Kinnunen
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Wonderful image, Judith and it looks even better now with all the snow and cold here!:)

12/22/2005 8:47:14 PM

 
Anne D. Eigen
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Oustanding light, color, and perspective, Judy! So beautiful! Best wishes with this!!!

12/23/2005 7:45:56 AM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
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Fantastic all around capture...just gorgeous!

12/23/2005 2:22:02 PM

 
Geralyn Montambault
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Very beautiful Judy, hope you had a wonderful Christmas and wishing you a very Happy and Healthy New Year!~
Geralyn

12/29/2005 7:01:10 AM

 
Paula Showen
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Awesome shot, Judy! I love the vibrant color and interesting crop!

1/1/2006 9:09:58 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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The lighting and color are just awesome!!! Beautiful!!!

1/1/2006 11:11:46 AM

 
Rakesh Syal
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Stunning image, Judy!!! And you have stunning work in your gallery too! Thanks for your comments!!!

1/2/2006 6:08:13 AM

 
Jill Odice
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WOW!!! I am spellbound by this shot! It would be incredible enlarged and framed!!!

1/2/2006 11:45:47 PM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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This is sooooo beautiful!!!! Love it Judy!

1/3/2006 4:44:01 PM

 
Peter Mantione
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Amazing

1/4/2006 6:21:33 AM

 
Wendy Stevenson
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Wow Judy this is just stunning - the light, the composition and colour make this a SURE winner!!!

1/6/2006 8:16:25 AM

 
Margot Petrowski
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LOVE THIS!!!

1/9/2006 9:50:32 AM

 
She-She Killough
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Absolutely GLOWING! Congrats on your finalist Judy!!

1/21/2006 12:27:09 AM

 
Karen Seargeant
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THIS IS COOL! You are right there!

1/21/2006 12:45:44 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Congratulations on your finalist, Judith!

1/21/2006 3:17:05 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Congratulations on your wonderful finalist!!!!!!
Good luck in the next round!

1/21/2006 4:16:02 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Love this Judy, congrats!

1/21/2006 6:37:00 AM

 
Bill Morgenstern
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WOW WOW WOW! Congrats Judy. I'm sure this one will be seen again in the next round. Love it!

Bill

1/21/2006 6:55:43 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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So Outstanding!!! Congrats on your Finalist! Jeff

1/21/2006 9:10:26 AM

 
Anne D. Eigen
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Congratulatios, Judy! Wishing you the best in the next round with this!!!

1/21/2006 10:43:40 AM

 
Sue L. Cullumber
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Judy, Gorgeous - congrats!

1/21/2006 12:20:00 PM

 
Susie Peek-Swint
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Many congrats Judy!

1/21/2006 12:33:22 PM

 
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Novel color design.

1/21/2006 12:38:09 PM

 
Kay Beausoleil
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Neat! So glad to see this one again -- congratulations, Judy, and good luck in the next round!

1/21/2006 1:29:27 PM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Love the glow from down under Judy! Congratulations on your Finalist and Best of Luck in the next Round!!!!

1/21/2006 1:33:51 PM

 
Jill M. Flusemann
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WOW! I love this! FABULOUS composition! Congratulations!

1/21/2006 3:02:26 PM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
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Congrats on your finalist.

1/21/2006 4:18:55 PM

 
Leonard Pierce
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Congratulations on another finalist, Judy!!!

1/21/2006 6:20:12 PM

 
Jill Flynn
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This is FANTASTIC Judy! Congratulations on your finalist and good luck in the next round!

1/21/2006 6:48:30 PM

 
Judith G. Secco
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Thanks everyone for your supportive comments.

1/22/2006 5:00:17 AM

 
Daniel G. Flocke
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Judith - WOW!!! Great impact, love the way you cropped it. I see this moving on to the next round.

Daniel
={D>

1/22/2006 5:37:54 PM

 
Tina Schmitt
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Congratulations Judith on a wonderful image! Definitely waiting for spring around here! This is so cheerful! Good luck in the next round!

1/22/2006 7:12:49 PM

 
Karen Rahlf
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Gorgeous photo! Congrats!

1/22/2006 8:38:50 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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This is a beautiful photograph! Congratulations on this great Finalist. :) The color and texture are so interesting ... did you use Photoshop to get that effect?

1/22/2006 9:40:47 PM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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I can only agree..this one will be in the winner league ! Wonderful capture Judith and good luck in the next round :O)

1/22/2006 9:43:47 PM

 
Aimee S. McMaster
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Just amazing...one of my favorites! Congrads! :0)

1/23/2006 4:50:30 AM

 
Donna W. Neal
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Stunning color Judith, congratulations on another wonderful finalist.

1/23/2006 2:07:52 PM

 
Deb Holmes
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Congratulations on this stunning floral finalist!

1/23/2006 4:24:03 PM

 
Deb Holmes
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Congratulations on this stunning floral finalist!

1/23/2006 4:24:09 PM

 
Monika Sapek
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I really like the bright colors in this image. Many congratulations on your finalist, Judith, and good luck in the next round!
Monika

1/23/2006 6:55:41 PM

 
Eleanor Caputo
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Monika, this is just lovely. It's full of life and all good feelings. I LOVE your crop and the light is wonderful. Congrats!

1/24/2006 7:08:55 AM

 
Geralyn Montambault
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Congratulations!~ Well deserved on such a beauiful presentation

Geralyn

1/24/2006 7:43:42 AM

 
Randy A. Myers
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No offense to Jill Flynn, but if I were judging, this would be first place. Congratulations on a fine image. RAM

1/24/2006 7:47:04 AM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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congrats on this beautiful win Judith :o)

1/24/2006 8:23:45 AM

 
She-She Killough
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BIG CONGRATS on your win Judith! IT is a Beautiful image!!

1/24/2006 8:37:00 AM

 
Kay Beausoleil
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Congratulations on your win, Judith -- so glad to see this image again!

1/24/2006 8:40:17 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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So beautiful, congrats Judy!

1/24/2006 9:27:43 AM

 
Deb Holmes
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Congrats on both your winners Judy!

1/24/2006 10:17:42 AM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Congratulations on your win Judy. Light and color glow are fantastic!

1/24/2006 10:40:06 AM

 
Marie Fields
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Congratulations on this awesome win, Judy! Just GORGEOUS!

1/24/2006 10:43:33 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Congrats on your win, Judith!

1/24/2006 12:15:23 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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The flowers seem to glow from within, congratulations on your winning image, Judith!

1/24/2006 12:36:26 PM

 
Karen Bacon
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congratulations neighbor!

1/24/2006 12:47:42 PM

 
Kathleen Clemons
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You already know how much I love this image, Judy. ;) Congrats!

1/24/2006 1:15:49 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Absolutely gorgeous, Judy!!! Big congratulations on your win!!!

1/24/2006 2:55:14 PM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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Absolutely beautiful perspective and winner, Judy!! CONGRATULATIONS!!
Much Aloha,
Stan

1/24/2006 4:59:51 PM

 
Terry  R. Hatfield
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What A Great Image Judy!!A Big Congratulations On Your Win:-)

1/24/2006 5:06:02 PM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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congrats on this awesome winning image!

1/24/2006 5:35:53 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Congrats on this stunning win, Judy!
-Debby

1/24/2006 6:31:39 PM

 
Anne D. Eigen
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Congratulations on this oustanding winner, Judy! Wonderfully innovative perspective!!!

1/24/2006 6:40:59 PM

 
Jill Flynn
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Congratulations on your WIN Judy! Just gorgeous!!!

1/24/2006 8:29:48 PM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
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Congratulations on receiving 2nd place for this glowing image.

1/24/2006 8:33:48 PM

 
Charlene Bayerle
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GORGEOUS Judy!!!!! Congratulations!!!!

1/24/2006 9:13:45 PM

 
Mary  Clarke
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This is absolutely beautiful Judy - congratulations on your win.

1/25/2006 2:05:17 AM

 
Donna W. Neal
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So glad to see this one on the winners page Judy!
Congratulations on this fine winner !!

1/25/2006 5:16:26 AM

 
Judith G. Secco
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WOW!! Thank you all so much for your support and wonderful comments!!

1/25/2006 6:18:45 AM

 
Murry Grigsby
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Congrats on your win Judy!!

1/25/2006 6:42:26 AM

 
Mary N C. Taitt
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Congratulations on your win Judy!! This is marvellous and spectaular and wonderfully lit with a great POV! Mary :-)

1/25/2006 7:51:16 AM

 
Jill M. Flusemann
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Well deserved congratulations! Fabulous image!

1/25/2006 10:16:26 AM

 
Cathy M. Gromball
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Congratulations on your Second Place win, Judith! Beautiful!

Cathy :)

1/25/2006 3:57:46 PM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Congrats Judy on this beautiful winning image! Jeff

1/27/2006 4:29:35 AM

 
Stephanie A. Laird
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Congrats Judy! Wonderful!

1/27/2006 2:10:48 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Judith, this really is a stunning image! Congratulations on your Win!

1/30/2006 2:32:08 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Judith, this really is a stunning image! Congratulations on your Win!

1/30/2006 2:32:08 PM

 
Wendy S. Mogul
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Wow congrats on your well deserved win! I was going to tell you that everytime I saw this photo that it made me smile!
But I looked at your gallery and a lot of them made me smile!

You are an excellent photographer and I can only hope to be half as good as you!
Great work!

2/3/2006 4:18:54 PM

 
Ray & Audrey Clarke
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Absolutely beautiful Judith (AC)

2/5/2006 11:36:54 AM

 
Sherrye Nozaki
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This is just stunning, I looked at it many times and each time I find it just gorgeaus.

Aloha,
Sherrye

2/18/2006 8:04:57 PM

 
Sheila K. Floyd
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One of my favorite photos on Better Photo! I have sent you a personal message. Congrats, and great capture!!

2/20/2006 10:04:28 AM

 
John Snell
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Lovely. I too have long been a fan of looking "under" flowers at the beauty that is often hidden there.

2/20/2006 11:17:03 AM

 
Robert Mann
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A very belated congrats for my favorite tulip image, Judy!

2/24/2006 6:07:45 PM

 
Heidi Tidd
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I would give anything for this beautiful colour in my yard right now! Everything is so...yellow, and muddy and gross right now! *whines*

A very be-lated congrats on this!

All of your flower shots are amazing!

3/26/2006 4:18:55 PM

 
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I just love this. The color is outstanding and I really like the narrow crop. This has a look of a painting. A Fave for me!

1/6/2008 1:38:48 PM

 
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