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Golden Bead Dahlia
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Golden Bead Dahlia
Golden Bead Dahlia
A jewel of a flower with a reflection of liquid gold...
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Dominick M. Dimacale
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    This is beautiful Candice,great details and the colours are wonderful, love the effects you have placed too...Dominick

5/26/2007 4:35:02 AM

 
Sherri Gorman
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This is gorgeous Candice!!!! Awesome colors, details and effects!!!

5/26/2007 4:50:30 AM

 
Lorraine A. Cook
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I've never planted Dahlias but after looking at this gorgeous flower...I may change my mind, Candice!

Love the effect...liquid gold!<:))

5/26/2007 5:56:46 AM

 
Carol Sawyer
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Beautiful image, wonderful colors, detail and great effects, Candice!

5/26/2007 6:03:55 AM

 
Karen Slagle
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Gorgeous colors and fabulous effects, Candice...

5/26/2007 6:12:28 AM

 
Su Sana E. P
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Really very gorgeous composition with effects, Candice!! I'm still struggling to get better results with this filter.

5/26/2007 6:47:21 AM

 
Glenn E. Urquhart
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Striking Image, Candice!!! Brilliant Color, Outstanding lighting, contrast, effects, WELL Composed and quite beautiful!!! VERY Well Done! Cheers, Glenn.

5/26/2007 7:13:02 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Gorgeous colors and effects, Candice! I love the way this dahlia is sitting in it's tip!

5/26/2007 7:14:17 AM

 
Judy A. Lawhon
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Just amazing, Candice...beautiful color and ps work!!

5/26/2007 7:20:01 AM

 
Sam Britt
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Beautiful, Candice. Great color, detail & effects.

5/26/2007 7:23:07 AM

 
Chua Wee Boo
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Stunning effects,Candice!

5/26/2007 9:06:01 AM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Ahah, Candice! Excellent work on this vibrant image! Patrick

5/26/2007 9:49:42 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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So beautiful Candice!

5/26/2007 10:03:46 AM

 
David Phalen
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Excellent colors, wonderful effect = beautiful image!

5/26/2007 10:03:46 AM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Beautiful! I love your use of Flood Filter with this gorgeous flower, Candice!

5/26/2007 10:08:52 AM

 
Hendrik Storme
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Wonderful image! Great details and effect!

5/26/2007 10:33:32 AM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Love this image! WOW!

5/26/2007 11:22:58 AM

 
Ermanno Radice
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Marvelous effects, wonderful composition, Candice!!

5/26/2007 11:27:24 AM

 
Kathy Reeves
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Dazzling colors and effects in this beautiful image Candice!!1

5/26/2007 11:31:26 AM

 
Patricia Ronan
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Beautiful flower image and PS work, lovely with the dark BG:)

5/26/2007 12:12:43 PM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Beautiful image and effects, Candice!

5/26/2007 2:11:27 PM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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Thanks so much my friends for taking time out of your holiday weekend to visit my photo and leave these wonderful comments! Have a fabulous holiday, and wherever you are on Memorial Day at 3pm, please observe a moment of silence for those who gave their lives in the service of their country. We are doing this in the States, but how nice would it be to take this worldwide!

ccc

5/26/2007 3:37:53 PM

 
John Connolly
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Excellent filter work in your darkroom, Candice! The effect here is nothing short of stunning!

5/26/2007 4:09:57 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Beautiful flower and effects, Candice and good thought for Memorial Day!!

5/26/2007 5:20:51 PM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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Thanks John and Melissa...have a safe and happy holiday!

ccc

5/26/2007 6:17:01 PM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Very Pretty and love the colors/flood! Have a wonderful weekend!

5/26/2007 7:51:33 PM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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Thanks so much, Shelly, for your lovely comment! Have a fantastic holiday weekend!

ccc

5/27/2007 5:59:35 AM

 
Jennifer L. Taranto
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I LOVE the rippled reflection! Beautiful lighting & colors.

5/27/2007 8:47:09 AM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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Thanks so much, Jennifer...I must thank Shelly and Darren again for revitalizing my interest in the flood filter! Have a wonderful holiday weekend!

ccc

5/27/2007 10:57:11 AM

 
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Beautiful Image Candice!! I love the vibrant colors against the black background. Also, excellent use of the flood filter. B-

5/27/2007 12:05:58 PM

 
Dan J. Holm
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An absolutely GORGEOUS floral image, Candice!!

5/28/2007 12:42:29 AM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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Thanks Barbara and Dan! Have a wonderful Memorial Day!

ccc

5/28/2007 4:27:59 AM

 
Phil Cannon
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WOW!!!! This is so beautiful! Love the color the reflection and they sit really well on that background.

5/28/2007 5:48:34 AM

 
virafoto -
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Totally beautiful. Totally creative.
Work that a lot enchants us.
I liked a lot. Receive executions!

5/28/2007 6:11:32 AM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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Thanks so much Phil and virafoto...have a wonderful holiday weekend!

ccc

5/28/2007 7:33:19 AM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Amazing color, creativity, and detail! Would make a great poster! --Lisa

5/29/2007 6:31:15 AM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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Thanks so much, Lisa...yes, planning to go 24x36 on this one! Have a wonderful day!

ccc

5/29/2007 6:43:16 AM

 
Stan Kwasniowski
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Candice, congratulations

6/26/2007 3:01:51 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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congrats on your finalist!!!!!

6/26/2007 3:02:22 PM

 
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Hi Candice, A Big Congratulations on your beautiful finalist!! Good luck in the next round!! B-

6/26/2007 3:11:10 PM

 
Elizabeth A. Marker
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CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

6/26/2007 3:17:02 PM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round.

6/26/2007 3:31:08 PM

 
Mike Perez
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Congratulations on your Finalist, Candice!

6/26/2007 3:56:14 PM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Congratulations Candice!

6/26/2007 4:39:40 PM

 
Dan J. Holm
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Wow! CONGRATULATIONS on this magnigficent Finalist, Candice!

6/26/2007 5:38:25 PM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Candice!

6/26/2007 5:46:31 PM

 
Sherri Gorman
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Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist!!!

6/26/2007 5:49:39 PM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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Big congrats on your finalist Candice :o)

6/26/2007 6:06:27 PM

 
Mary Timman
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So beautiful with the flood!
Congratulations!

6/26/2007 6:10:39 PM

 
Nancy L. Green
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Congratulations on this wonderful finalist!! <><

6/26/2007 7:16:44 PM

 
Ken Smith
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Congratulations, Candice. Beauitful flood effects!

6/26/2007 7:36:28 PM

 
Bill Wyatt
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist!

6/26/2007 7:47:12 PM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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Thanks so much, my friends, and congratulations to everyone who posted work in May! You are ALL winners to me!

ccc

6/26/2007 7:48:16 PM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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Congratulations Candice!!!!!!

6/26/2007 8:41:48 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Candice.

6/26/2007 9:10:30 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Beautiful!! Congratulations :0)

6/26/2007 9:34:00 PM

 
Hendrik Storme
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Congratulations Candice!

6/27/2007 4:29:10 AM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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Thanks so much for the warm wishes! Have a lovely day!

ccc

6/27/2007 5:03:29 AM

 
Anna Diederich
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Congratulations Candice....this is beautiful!

6/27/2007 5:11:23 AM

 
Lorraine A. Cook
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Cngratulations Candice!<:))

6/27/2007 5:55:35 AM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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Thanks Anna and Lorraine! Again, congratulations to all my cherished colleagues who posted work in May! You inspire me EVERY day!

ccc

6/27/2007 6:00:21 AM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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Congratulations on a beautiful image!

6/27/2007 7:25:17 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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Congratulations Candice!!

6/27/2007 7:27:02 AM

 
Glenn E. Urquhart
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Congratulations on your award, Candice!!! Well Deserved! Cheers, Glenn.

6/27/2007 7:39:41 AM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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Congratulations Candice!!!!! K

6/27/2007 8:44:34 AM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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I truly appreciate your lovely comments Anita, Carla, Glenn and Kitty! Have a fabulous evening!

ccc

6/27/2007 3:15:07 PM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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Congratulations, Candice!!!!

6/27/2007 8:29:16 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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CONGRATULATIONS!!!

6/28/2007 8:11:50 PM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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Thanks Cassie and Colette! Have a wonderful day!

ccc

6/29/2007 4:07:01 AM

 
Patricia Ronan
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Congratulations Candice:)

6/29/2007 5:23:33 AM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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Thanks Patricia! I really appreciate you stopping by a leaving this wonderful comemnt!

ccc

6/29/2007 6:42:50 PM

 
Christy Nichols
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Congrats Candice!

6/30/2007 8:53:18 PM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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Thanks Christy!

ccc

7/1/2007 8:25:31 AM

 
Kate Jackson
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Belated congrats on this gorgeous finalist ccc!

7/7/2007 6:02:02 AM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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Thanks so much, Kate!

ccc

7/7/2007 11:47:21 AM

 
Renee Doyle
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Belated but big congrats on this wonderful finalist ccc!

7/24/2007 4:33:06 PM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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Thanks so much, Renee!!!

ccc

7/24/2007 8:20:42 PM

 
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