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Tiny Curl
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Tiny Curl
Tiny Curl
Finalist
5/31/06
Details & Macro

The stamen of a little firewitch flower. Taken with a 105mm macro lens and a 50mm Canon lens reversed on the front of the macro lens.
© Sharon  Day
Nikon D70 Digital ...

 
 
 
Donna W. Neal
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    WOW...I love this one Sharon. Really beautiful!

5/31/2006 4:04:44 AM

 
Rose Bailey

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This is highly unique. Outstanding!

5/31/2006 4:09:14 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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Gorgeous, Sharon!

5/31/2006 4:27:02 AM

 
Paul Michko
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Stunning macro, Sharon.

5/31/2006 5:06:01 AM

 
Carolyn Foster Spano
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Simply gorgeous.

5/31/2006 5:13:22 AM

 
Kirsten (Kiki) Kjaer
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WOW. This is beautiful. What a fantastic macro shot. And the colors are just unbelievable.

5/31/2006 7:33:38 AM

 
Wendy Stevenson
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This is just gorgeous Sharon! So delicate in compositon and striking in colour! Superb macro and a winner for sure!!

5/31/2006 1:38:14 PM

 
Stacey M
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WHOA Sharon. This is fantastic!!!

5/31/2006 3:56:42 PM

 
Judy S. Fung
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Wow, beautiful, Sharon!

5/31/2006 4:28:35 PM

 
Bobbie Davis
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Awesome macro Sharon!

5/31/2006 5:35:42 PM

 
Sherry S. Boles
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WONDERFUL, Sharon!! The composition is OUTSTANDING!!

5/31/2006 8:51:45 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Sharon, excellent color, detail, lighting and selective focus.

5/31/2006 9:07:28 PM

 
Graeme Chow
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WHOA! .....SUPER......FANTASTIC...... AND finally ......WINNER next month. I love everything about this. Just perfect! Sharon.

5/31/2006 11:21:59 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Thank you all!!! I appreciate all the super compliments!

6/3/2006 6:40:21 AM

 
Kara Hendricks
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Ok, this one caught my eye big time...lol

Your selective focus is out of this world!!.. The bold color and incredible detail... A WOW Shot!!!

Hope the judges feel the same...

6/3/2006 8:03:49 AM

 
Laurence Saliba
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EXCELLENT macro Sharon!!!!!

6/3/2006 11:20:53 PM

 
ronda chatelle
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Sharon this is magnificent! Very original; simply complex. Excellent work!!

6/6/2006 5:22:02 AM

 
Melinda G. Mendez

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I like this very much...the lighting and the composition, how the petal follows the curl of the stamen...just great!!!

6/7/2006 7:12:07 AM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
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Sharon, this is an awesome capture and beautiful color!

6/8/2006 9:25:27 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Terrific macro with stunning colors, Sharon!!!!!

6/8/2006 9:26:51 AM

 
Sharon  Day
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Thank you everyone! I appreciate all the great compliments!

6/8/2006 6:45:49 PM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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CONGRATULATIONS on your "Tiny Curl" being chosen as a Finalist, Sharon!!
Much Aloha,
Stan

6/20/2006 9:40:34 PM

 
Jim Kinnunen
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Congratulations on this superb macro, Sharon!!!!!

6/20/2006 9:51:46 PM

 
Dawn Leslie
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Congratulations on this awesome image!

6/20/2006 10:03:17 PM

 
Kara Hendricks
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Ohh I just knew I'd see this here... Congrats Sharon!!

6/20/2006 10:09:34 PM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
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Sharon, Congrats on your Finalist!

6/20/2006 10:56:17 PM

 
Graeme Chow
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Big congrats Sharon, as I mentioned earlier this is terrific and hopefully my opinion come true.

6/20/2006 11:49:10 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Congratulations on this stunning image and finalist Sharon!!

6/21/2006 12:53:20 AM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations on this beautiful image and finalist, Sharon!!

6/21/2006 1:04:15 AM

 
Susan J. Allen
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That's three finalists this month, right? Or more? Congratulations!

6/21/2006 2:58:13 AM

 
Robyn Mackenzie
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Sharon, this is one of the best macros I've ever seen! I'm sure we'll see it again in the next round!!! :o) Robyn

6/21/2006 2:59:04 AM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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Congratulations Sharon,Beautiful image!!!!!!!

6/21/2006 3:43:09 AM

 
Marcie A. Fowler
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Congrats Sharon. THis is an awesome image!!

6/21/2006 3:45:45 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Congratulations, Sharon! Beautiful job!

6/21/2006 4:42:55 AM

 
Bobbie Davis
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Congrats Sharon!

6/21/2006 4:58:09 AM

 
Phil S
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Very beautiful Sharon and well deserving. Congratulations!

6/21/2006 5:55:16 AM

 
Deb Holmes
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Way to go Sharon, cograts on this lovely finalist!

6/21/2006 6:01:11 AM

 
Su Sana E. P
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Shaon, congratulations on this gorgeous Finalist!!

6/21/2006 6:33:05 AM

 
Stacey M
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This is my favorite image from May Sharon!! I know we'll be seeing this one again! :-)

6/21/2006 6:38:17 AM

 
Tonya R. Boles
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Congrats Sharon, love this shot..

6/21/2006 7:08:22 AM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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I'm hoping this gorgeous image makes the gold! really gorgeous! congrats!

6/21/2006 8:02:53 AM

 
Wendy Stevenson
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Congratulations on this elegant finalist Sharon!!

6/21/2006 8:06:37 AM

 
Erica Murphy
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Congratulations Sharon! This is lovely.

Erica

6/21/2006 8:18:21 AM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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TOTALLY beautiful Sharon! Congratulations! Judy

6/21/2006 8:19:37 AM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Congratulations, Sharon, on this beautiful finalist!

6/21/2006 9:12:05 AM

 
Laurence Saliba
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Congratulations on this awesome finalist, good luck in the next round Sharon!!!

6/21/2006 9:24:02 AM

 
Margot Petrowski
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I just love it.....congrats to you!!!!!!

6/21/2006 11:34:56 AM

 
Claudine Grove
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Beautiful and elegant

6/21/2006 1:47:58 PM

 
Gen Nagase
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Congratulations on this beauitful finalist!!!

6/21/2006 2:07:27 PM

 
Jill Flynn
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Awesome macro Sharon. Love this big time!! Congratulations on your finalist!

6/21/2006 2:41:08 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Awesome detail and comp Sharon, congrats!

6/21/2006 3:33:58 PM

 
Ken Smith
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Congratulations, Sharon.

6/21/2006 5:14:09 PM

 
Lorri Shank
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Congrats on you Finalist, Sharon. I just love this incredible macro abstract. Good luck, Lorri

6/21/2006 5:50:24 PM

 
Dorothy Neumann
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Wow, Sharon, this is beautiful!!! Well done!!!

6/21/2006 6:22:06 PM

 
Rakesh Syal
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WOW!! What a deserving finalist, Sharon!! CONGRATS!!

6/22/2006 8:15:10 AM

 
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Stunning color and awesome depth of field make this one a real winner, congrats!

6/22/2006 6:25:20 PM

 
Susana Heide
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This is STELLAR Sharon!!! What a magnificient capture and detail!!! CONGRATS!!

6/22/2006 8:43:51 PM

 
Sherry S. Boles
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Congrats, Sharon! I REALLY like this one!!

6/22/2006 11:00:02 PM

 
Cora Miller
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Love the way you composed this with the curves of the petals mimicking the curl of the stamen as if protecting it. Wonderful shot, Sharon! Congratulations!

6/23/2006 12:10:06 AM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Stunning finalist, Sharon, Congratulations!
-Debby

6/23/2006 2:26:22 PM

 
Terry  R. Hatfield
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Excellent Composition And Pinpoint Focus Of The Subject! Congratulations On Your Finalist And A Super Looking Image Sharon,Its Gotta Be Worth A Resubmit:-)

7/1/2006 7:58:51 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Congratulations on the stunning finalist!!

7/1/2006 8:00:40 AM

 
Jen G.
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Just had to throw in my praise for this beautiful photo. Wanted to let you know that it just makes me happy when I look at it, so thank you! (oh, and this is a "debt free" comment!;)

7/28/2006 7:27:59 PM

 
Kristen J. Monacella
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I know it's kind of a a belated comment, but I think this shot is absolutely unbelievable!

1/11/2007 10:58:46 AM

 
Anita Bower
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I am enjoying the macros in your gallery! This one stood out for me, though I could write "lovely" for all of them. Thanks for sharing.
Anita

5/22/2007 8:38:36 AM

 
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