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Floating Petal 2
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Floating Petal 2
Floating Petal 2
My husband was hammering on the deck which caused the ripples in the water. Petal edges are reflecting torch ginger stalks.
Shot in RAW, close mode, 1/125 sec-F/5, lens 60mm.

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Nikon D50 Digital ...
 
 
 
Dale Ann Cubbage
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    Just beautiful, Fax! The thumbnail does not do this justice!

da

6/2/2006 7:44:24 AM

 
Nadine A. Lewis
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Very nice. I also enjoyed your gallery.

6/2/2006 7:46:11 AM

 
Anne Arthur
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Beautiful shot. Beautiful gallery.

6/2/2006 8:00:20 AM

 
Leanne M.E. Boyd
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I love the colour contrasts, and the simplicity. Excellent shot, Fax!

6/2/2006 8:49:44 AM

 
Fax Sinclair
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Aloha Dale, Nadine, Anne, & Leanne - I'm so happy to see your comments!

6/2/2006 9:34:01 AM

 
Howard A. Wood
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Simple , yet elegant!

6/2/2006 1:43:35 PM

 
Lorri Shank
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Very pretty indeed. I love the contrast of the pink and the water. Nicely seen, Fax.

6/4/2006 12:50:40 PM

 
Fax Sinclair
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Thanks Howard and Lorri for niticing this one and commenting!

6/4/2006 12:58:38 PM

 
Christine Czernin
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This really beautiful,as is your gallery.

6/4/2006 1:47:02 PM

 
Karen Walzer
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WOW Fax - this is beautiful! K

6/7/2006 10:02:03 AM

 
Fax Sinclair
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Very nice to meet you Christine abd see your great gallery!
Aloha Karen -- great new mini-pic!

6/8/2006 11:45:28 AM

 
Wendy Stevenson
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Gorgeous image Fax! I love the contrasting colour and that ever so interesting water tension. Beautifully done!

6/19/2006 10:49:41 AM

 
Fax Sinclair
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Hi there Wendy, thanks!

6/20/2006 10:52:39 AM

 
Laurence Saliba
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Beautiful image!!!! Congrats Fax!!!!

7/25/2006 1:16:03 PM

 
Fax Sinclair
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Aloha Laurence, It's great to get a comment from you!

7/26/2006 1:08:58 AM

 
Darryl Wilkinson

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Fax, Congratulations on your 2nd place win! Bravo!

7/27/2006 10:46:33 PM

 
Howard A. Wood
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Congratulations, Fax!

7/27/2006 11:47:59 PM

 
Laurence Saliba
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Congratulations on this superb win Fax!!!

7/28/2006 7:21:19 AM

 
Phil S
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Congratulations on your well deserved win, Fax! Keep up the great work.

7/28/2006 7:42:52 AM

 
Jill Flynn
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Aloha Fax ... and congratulations on your win!

7/28/2006 8:04:29 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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Congratulations, Fax! :D

7/28/2006 8:42:21 AM

 
Fax Sinclair
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Aloha Darryl -- congrats back atcha! And Laurence too!
Hi Howark Phill, Jill and Carla -- thanks so much. This is really exciting!

7/28/2006 10:05:37 AM

 
Sharon  Day
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BIG Congratulations, Fax!!! Awesome image! WTG!!!

7/28/2006 1:41:47 PM

 
Katie Parks
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that is just a beautiful shot! Awsome moment

7/28/2006 2:29:41 PM

 
Niels Sandal
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So beautiful! Congratulations on this well deserved win!

7/28/2006 10:34:01 PM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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WTG Fax!! Beautiful image..big congratulations!!!

7/29/2006 8:26:20 AM

 
Fax Sinclair
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Aloha Sharon, Katie, Niels (Hi!) and Cyn -- thank you soooo much! What does WTG mean?

7/29/2006 9:39:21 AM

 
Mary N C. Taitt
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Congratulations, Fax, on this lovely shot, beautifully captured. Mary :-D

7/29/2006 11:19:43 AM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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Way To Go..LOL!

7/29/2006 4:03:22 PM

 
Fax Sinclair
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Mahalo M'dears! (Thanks Cyn -- trying to keep up, ya know?

7/29/2006 8:33:50 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Fax, congratulations on your Second Place win.

7/30/2006 10:33:02 PM

 
Gen Nagase
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Congratulations on your great win, Fax!!!

7/31/2006 1:47:36 PM

 
Fax Sinclair
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Aloha Janine! Hi there Nobi! Thanks a bunch.

8/1/2006 9:02:24 AM

 
Jonna Bergström

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Congratulations!!!!

8/8/2006 1:47:23 AM

 
Hurk (Steve) Hurkett
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I really love this capture and composition, Fax ... congrats on your 2nd Place win ... steve

3/15/2007 9:37:09 AM

 
Fax Sinclair
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Aloha,
Jonna and Hurk, thanks so much for commenting!

3/15/2007 8:25:06 PM

 
Luigi Di Serio
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Man oh man your colour work on your photos is fantastic. Inspiring stuff. Love that extra drop over the leaf

8/1/2007 10:24:19 AM

 
Fax Sinclair
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Thank you Luigi -- that's my favorite part too!

8/2/2007 8:58:25 AM

 
Tamera Phillips
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Fax this is just beautiful and my favorite color. I would love to see this one hanging on my wall.

8/18/2007 6:29:01 PM

 
Fax Sinclair
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Mahalo Tamera for this lovely comment.

8/18/2007 8:19:52 PM

 
Holly Hitchcock
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Simply lovely. Great colors and comp. I feel I could float away on this delicate image.

Lovely indeed, Fax.

12/21/2007 7:51:32 AM

 
Fax Sinclair
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Thank you for the lovely compliment Holly. I'm back at it with these petals. This time in the bath with my new waterproof Olympus 790SE. I will be posting today. Aloha!

12/21/2007 8:26:27 AM

 
Rod Partington
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This is an incredible photo,Fax! You have an amazing gallery! Cheers!

3/27/2009 4:38:11 PM

 
Fax Sinclair
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Thank you so much!

3/27/2009 6:24:41 PM

 
Songbird Cline
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that image is absolutely gorgeous.. did you change the color of the background to B&W? or was it created to be B&W?
Beautiful image!! LOve it!

10/10/2011 7:59:40 AM

 
Fax Sinclair
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Aloha Songbird, Mahalo! The water in the fish pond was nicely dark. So no desaturation was needed. Just a bit of cropping.

10/10/2011 10:20:45 AM

 
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I LOVE the image!!

10/10/2011 5:21:35 PM

 
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