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Rain-drenched Hibiscus

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Rain-drenched Hibiscus
Rain-drenched Hibiscus
Photo was taken on March 15, 2007 at 8:15am in Wailea, Maui, Hawaii
Canon 100mm F/2.8 macro lens @ F/8, 1/100 second, ISO 400, handheld
+saturation, +contrast, -brightness, cloned, resized and sharpened in Photoshop CS
POTD at Photo-of-the-Day.com on April 27, 2007
POTD at BestFoto.com on May 3, 2007

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John Caruso
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    Wow, beautiful work, Janine! I almost started wiping off my monitor fearing it had dew on it! lol


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4/25/2007 9:07:59 AM

 
Fax Sinclair
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Wow Janine! This is a fabulous capture of a hibiscus and its raindrops!


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4/25/2007 9:10:01 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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Beautiful capture, Janine!


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4/25/2007 9:14:34 AM

 
Patricia A. Stalter
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I am impressed with the "handheld" statement. Way to go!


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4/25/2007 9:15:57 AM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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SPECTACULAR colors, details, composition, lighting... Just ALL ROUND BEAUTIFUL, Janine!!!!!! :3


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4/25/2007 9:16:40 AM

 
Theresa Marie Jones
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SUPER SHOT! Love it!!


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4/25/2007 9:20:32 AM

 
Teresa Norris
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Such beautiful colors and details! I, too, am amazed that you can get this without a tripod! Amazing and lovely capture.


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4/25/2007 9:21:05 AM

 
Christy Nichols
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Beautiful capture, Janine!!


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4/25/2007 9:25:25 AM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Very lovely Janine...Dominick


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4/25/2007 9:51:51 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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This just screams "tropical"! Beautiful!


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4/25/2007 11:49:52 AM

 
Joy Rector
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this is gorgeous


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4/25/2007 12:39:21 PM

 
Lynn Crawford
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Wow that is beautiful Janine, love the detail of the water drops and the bright color of the flower, great capture :)


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4/25/2007 3:05:16 PM

 
Nadine A. Lewis
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This is sooooo beautiful, Janine!!! LOVE the color, lighting, & water drops!!! <><


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4/25/2007 4:11:41 PM

 
Cheryl E. Molennor
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Fabulous janine!


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4/25/2007 7:30:45 PM

 
Janine Russell
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John, Fax, Carla, Patricia, Kitty, Theresa, Teresa, Christy, Dominick, Chris, Joy, Lynn, Nadine and Cheryl, thanks very much for your encouraging comments.


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4/25/2007 11:26:36 PM

 
Husain Akhtar
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Fantastic image - lovely coulour and shades - very pleasant indeed, Janine!


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4/26/2007 1:24:18 AM

 
Sherry L. Davis
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Gorgeous, Janine! Love the colors, detail, water drops, awesome capture!!!


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4/26/2007 7:44:19 PM

 
Graeme Chow
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Super image and love the rain drops and it will be good for the monthly theme, Janine.


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4/26/2007 9:22:50 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Sherry and Graeme, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement.


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4/26/2007 10:11:35 PM

 
Bob D. Hall
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Great flower and very well captured. Congrats!!


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5/23/2007 3:58:59 PM

 
sharon K. King
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This is Beautiful Janine, Congrats!


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5/23/2007 4:28:18 PM

 
Arlene Krassner
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Janine congratulations on this luscious finalist.


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5/23/2007 4:30:07 PM

 
Su Sana E. P
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Congratulations, Janine!!


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5/23/2007 4:32:18 PM

 
Glenn E. Urquhart
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A BIG Congratulations on your Award, Janine!!! Well Deserved! Cheers, Glenn.


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5/23/2007 4:42:43 PM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Janine!


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5/23/2007 4:44:06 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Gorgeous Janine, congrats!


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5/23/2007 5:43:57 PM

 
Tamera Phillips
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Congratulations on this beautiful, colorful Finalist Janine. Good luck in the next round.


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5/23/2007 5:58:40 PM

 
Murry Grigsby
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Congrats on your terrific finalist and best wishes in the next round Janine!


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5/23/2007 7:25:45 PM

 
Cheryl E. Molennor
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Great detail and color. Congratulations Janine


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5/23/2007 7:37:33 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Big congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Janine!


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5/23/2007 7:56:22 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Beautiful finalist, Janine!!! Congratulations!


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5/23/2007 8:13:51 PM

 
eileen bedford
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Congratulations on this great finalist Jannine....


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5/23/2007 8:44:08 PM

 
Sheryl A. Hudson
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Another wonderful finalist! Congratulations Janine!!!
sheryl


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5/23/2007 9:12:40 PM

 
Graeme Chow
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Wonderful finalist and well deserved one. Congrats Janine.


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5/24/2007 1:31:46 AM

 
Graeme Chow
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Wonderful finalist and well deserved one. Congrats Janine.


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5/24/2007 1:33:16 AM

 
Debbie Hartley
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Congratulations on your stunning finalist Janine!


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5/24/2007 2:19:49 AM

 
Katarina Mansson
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Congratulations on another finalist Janine! Good luck in the next round!


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5/24/2007 3:32:46 AM

 
Laurie Daily
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Congratulations again, Janine!


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5/24/2007 3:42:46 AM

 
Vicki Hunt
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Congratulations!


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5/24/2007 5:22:17 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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Just beautiful and congratulation Janine on a wonderful finalist.


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5/24/2007 6:27:24 AM

 
Patricia A. Stalter
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A well deserved finalist. I will be looking for it in the winners!


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5/24/2007 6:57:16 AM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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Congratulations Janine!!!!!


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5/24/2007 7:20:36 AM

 
Darren K. Fisher
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Stunning colors and detail. Congrats on your finalist.


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5/24/2007 9:56:01 AM

 
Janine Russell
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Bob, Sharon, Arlene, SuSana, Glenn, Barbara, Claudia, Tamera, Murry, Cheryl, Evy, Sharon, Eileen, Sheryl, Graeme, Debbie, Katarina, Laurie, Vicki, Emile, Patricia, Robert and Darren, thanks very much for your congratulations and encouragement.


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5/24/2007 10:00:09 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Congratulations Janine!


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5/24/2007 11:20:21 AM

 
Dr Silly
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Beautiful finalist, congrats, Janine. :O)


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5/24/2007 12:23:27 PM

 
Les Rhoades
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Congratulations on your FINALIST!


Another PG101 WINNER


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5/24/2007 12:25:45 PM

 
Christy Nichols
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Congratulations, Janine! This is outstanding!


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5/24/2007 1:36:50 PM

 
Holly Shao
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Congratulations, Janine, on this gorgeous Finalist! Lovely!

Holly


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5/24/2007 1:45:49 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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I can only say wow, again. :) Congratulations!


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5/24/2007 1:52:38 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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CONGRATULATIONS!! WTG Janine :0)


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5/24/2007 2:16:51 PM

 
Patricia Ronan
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Congratulations Janine:)


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5/24/2007 3:02:33 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Karen, Doc, Les, Christy, Holly, Chris, Datha and Patricia, thanks very much for your encouragement and congratulations.


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5/24/2007 6:35:22 PM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Congratulations, Janine! A beautiful finalist!


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5/24/2007 8:14:07 PM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Congratulations on your wonderful finalist Janine. Gorgeous!


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5/25/2007 8:22:21 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Terry and Kristi, thanks very much for your congratulations and kind words of encouragement.


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5/25/2007 11:50:59 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Stunning macro. Congratulations


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5/26/2007 6:30:20 AM

 
Janine Russell
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Stephen, thanks very much for your congratulations and encouraging comments.


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5/26/2007 9:27:49 AM

 
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