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Bud to Bloom

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
Bud to Bloom
Bud to Bloom
90mm Macro lens, 1/250 sec, f/8
© Monika Sapek
Nikon D70 Digital ...
 
 
 
Cristi Bastian
BetterPhoto Member Since: 8/20/2005
    Wow! This is a fantastic shot, Monika!


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1/1/2006 9:43:10 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Monika, awesome detail, clarity, DOF and colors.


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1/1/2006 10:20:46 PM

 
Brian Lobdell
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Kudos here, Monika! This is really lovely... I like the companion bud in this composition with the bloom, it gives the composition a lot of interest and an extra focal point. Marvelous detail!


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1/1/2006 11:27:19 PM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Wonderful macro, Monika!


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1/2/2006 5:16:55 AM

 
Rakesh Syal
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I too have a similar picture, Monika, but yours is far better!!


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1/2/2006 7:39:59 AM

 
Carol McCants
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Wow...this is totally awesome!
Carol


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1/2/2006 10:43:20 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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The colors just pop, Monika - beautifully composed and perfect detail! Happy New Year to you too!


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1/2/2006 7:05:05 PM

 
Mary Dimitriw
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Wow, gorgeous macro!! Perfect for this month's theme.


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1/2/2006 7:15:42 PM

 
Monika Sapek
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Thank you so much for all your great comments on this image, everyone! While missing the summer colors and searching my photo library I was really pleased finding these flowers, and I am really glad it somehow appealed to you! Once again thank you!
Monika


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1/3/2006 3:23:59 PM

 
The Judges at BetterPhoto.com
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This composition is lovely.


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2/9/2006 11:54:34 AM

 
Monika Sapek
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Thank you, Judges for your kind comment on this image!
Monika


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2/13/2006 7:30:27 PM

 
Jill Flynn
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So beautiful Monika. Congratulations on your finalist!


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2/21/2006 7:05:43 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Monika!


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2/21/2006 9:03:53 AM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Beautiful bright color and mood Monika. Congratulations on your finalist and best of luck in the next round!


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2/21/2006 9:18:21 AM

 
Rakesh Syal
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BIG CONGRATS!!!!!


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2/21/2006 11:03:24 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Congratulations Monika on this and your other finalists! Good luck in the next round.


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2/21/2006 2:41:06 PM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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CONGRATULATIONS, Monika, and best of luck to you in the next round of judging!!
Much Aloha,
Stan


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2/21/2006 5:28:25 PM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations Monika on your finalist. Beautiful colors. good luck in the next round.


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2/21/2006 7:49:30 PM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
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This is beautiful...Congrats :)


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2/21/2006 8:56:30 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist, Monika!!!


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2/23/2006 2:13:22 PM

 
Rachel Scott-Renouf
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Congrats! great colours and comp! well done :o)


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2/24/2006 2:19:19 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Congrats Monika on your win!! Way to go, so beautiful!


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2/25/2006 12:38:17 PM

 
Debbie Hartley
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Beautiful! Congratulations Monika!


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2/25/2006 1:05:02 PM

 
Goshka G.
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Big congrats on this beautiful win, Monika!


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2/25/2006 1:08:09 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Big congratulations on your gorgeous 2nd place win, Monika!!! WTG!!!


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2/25/2006 1:18:07 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Congratulations on your exceptional winning image, Monika!


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2/25/2006 1:53:21 PM

 
Jill Flynn
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This is so beautiful Monika. Congratulations on your win!


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2/25/2006 2:52:16 PM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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CONGRATULATIONS, Monika, on your Second Place Win ... beautifully done!!
Much Aloha,
Stan


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2/25/2006 3:44:14 PM

 
William C. Raco
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Beautiful color, detail and composition, Monika
Congratulations!

Bill


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2/25/2006 6:36:34 PM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
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Well deserved...Congrats! :)


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2/25/2006 7:59:28 PM

 
Chris Macer  

Congrats on the win, Monika!!


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2/25/2006 8:27:26 PM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Big congrats on your win, Monika!


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2/26/2006 3:08:21 AM

 
Kristian L. Stricklin
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Beautiful!! Congrats on your well deserved win!


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2/26/2006 6:54:58 AM

 
Murry Grigsby
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Congrats on your super image and win Monika!!


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2/26/2006 11:29:05 AM

 
Stefan G
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Congratulations on your well deserved win, Monika!


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2/26/2006 11:41:00 AM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Congratulations on your win Monika. This is perfection..love the strong color and detail!


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2/26/2006 7:14:08 PM

 
Monika Sapek
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Thank you very much for all your generous comments on this image, everyone! I really appreciate it!
Monika


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2/26/2006 10:22:13 PM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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Big congrats on your beautiful winner Monika ! Looks really gorgeous with these smashing colors, details and perfect matching DOF !


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3/1/2006 3:09:22 AM

 
Monika Sapek
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I want to thank you for your wonderful comment on this image, Sylvia! I really appreciate it!
Monika


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3/4/2006 7:06:35 PM

 
Daniella Puente
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This macro is simply amazing!


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3/20/2006 3:00:32 PM

 
eileen bedford
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Congrad's on your winner, it is beautiful,Monika


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7/16/2006 9:31:47 AM

 
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