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In the Lupine Fields
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In the Lupine Fields
In the Lupine Fields
Taken in Rangeley, ME...lots of lupine still in bloom. Taken hand held 1/400s at f/5.6 ISO 400. 75-300mm lens
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Linda M. Walker
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    This is a beautiful shot...love the colors,DOF and the bird!

7/8/2007 4:13:13 AM

 
Carol Sawyer
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Beautiful capture, great DOF and colors, Laurie!

7/8/2007 4:20:36 AM

 
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Hi Laurie...I'm so glad you found the lupins; here in New Brunswick they stick around throughout July...what a wonderful capture with this little fellow !
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7/8/2007 4:21:56 AM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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laurie, this is an absolute beauty indeed!!! Excellent work on this lovely capture!!!

7/8/2007 4:27:53 AM

 
Lynne Morris
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This is beautiful Laurie, the colours are gorgeous!

7/8/2007 4:28:21 AM

 
Aimee S. McMaster
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...what a beauty Laurie....welcome back; I am looking forward to your new images from Maine...Aimee

7/8/2007 4:40:32 AM

 
William C. Raco
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Wow, I love how the bird just pops out of the beautiful blues.
Outstanding composition and depth
Very pretty work, Laurie

Bill

7/8/2007 4:59:16 AM

 
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Laurie, there are times I see some great pictures at BP, I wish I could capture one like that and this is one of them. I look forward to see it again.

7/8/2007 5:35:40 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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This is so beautiful Laurie, what a wonderful capture, full of color and terrific comp!

7/8/2007 6:20:53 AM

 
Sam Britt
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I love this, Laurie! All those beautiful flowers surrounding the cute little bird. Excellent compostion, color & DOF. I hope we see this again!

7/8/2007 7:04:41 AM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Very beautiful image and capture, and those violets Lupines, they add whimsy to the image Laurie...Dominick

7/8/2007 10:24:08 AM

 
Linda Blair
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Gorgeous capture!!!!!!!!

7/8/2007 10:49:15 AM

 
Laurie Daily
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Thanks so much to you all for your comments. It was a wonderful, relaxing time in Maine with family, and now back to the real world!

7/8/2007 1:47:55 PM

 
Holly Shao
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This is so beautiful, Laurie! Love the color and details!

Holly

7/9/2007 4:40:02 AM

 
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Good Morning Laurie!!
This is awesome!!!
I love the color and the little sparrow!!!!!
Great to have you Home!!! ...Mel

7/9/2007 5:59:06 AM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Laurie, this is an amazing image!!!
Love the fantastic color and wonderful composition. I think we'll see this one again! --Lisa

7/9/2007 9:26:26 AM

 
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Thanks so much Holly, Mel, and Lisa. It is good to be home... thanks for the warm welcome back, Mel!!!

7/9/2007 3:25:14 PM

 
Derek D. Dafoe
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Nice shot Laurie!! Love the purple BG in this!!

7/10/2007 4:46:06 AM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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AWESOMELY GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! k

7/10/2007 12:12:50 PM

 
Laurie Daily
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Thanks Derek and Kitty!

7/10/2007 5:52:28 PM

 
Elle Stenberg
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Stunning shot. I LOVE it - one of the most beautiful I have seen on BP !

7/11/2007 7:35:12 AM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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How awesome, Laurie!

7/13/2007 5:06:56 AM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Sensational capture, Laurie!

7/14/2007 6:25:53 PM

 
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Thanks for your comments Elle, Barbara, and Colleen!

7/15/2007 4:59:55 AM

 
Judyann Plante
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Hi Laurie! Trying to catch up om my commenting after vacation. All of your photos are beautiful, as always. This image is just stunning, perfect in every way!

Judyann ><><

7/18/2007 12:17:53 PM

 
Chua Wee Boo
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I love this beautiful image very much,Laurie!

7/19/2007 3:52:54 AM

 
Laurie Daily
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Thanks Judyann and Chua for your comments!

7/19/2007 1:15:33 PM

 
Duane Carter
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Very, very beautiful Laurie!!!

7/27/2007 8:09:11 AM

 
Laurie Daily
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Thanks so much Duane!

7/28/2007 10:26:15 AM

 
Graeme Chow
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Wow ! love the whole thing here especially the composition and the colorful bg. Thanks for your kind regards , Laurie.

8/29/2007 5:47:08 AM

 
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Thanks so much Graeme. I really appreciate your comments!

8/29/2007 3:56:23 PM

 
Shawn Jennings
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Wonderful shot, Laurie! Congratulations on your finalist!

9/21/2007 12:27:19 PM

 
Duane Carter
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Congratulations on this magnificent shot Laurie!!!

9/21/2007 12:59:27 PM

 
Theresa Marie Jones
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Bravo on your super splendid shot!

9/21/2007 1:26:22 PM

 
Peter Appelbaum
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Awesome Laurie. Congrats. Peter

9/21/2007 2:41:45 PM

 
Laurie Daily
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Didn't expect finalists in so soon! Thanks Shawn, Duane, Theresa, and Peter!

9/21/2007 2:51:31 PM

 
Anna Diederich
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I am so happy to see this make finalist! It's a beauty and hope we see it in the next round! Big congrats on this one Laurie!!

9/21/2007 3:13:26 PM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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This is beautiful..congratulations Laurie!!

9/21/2007 3:18:47 PM

 
Judyann Plante
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Congratulations on this outstanding finalist, Laurie! Hope we see this one again!

Judyann <><

9/21/2007 3:49:15 PM

 
Cheryl E. Molennor
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Gorgeous Laurie! Congratulations!

9/21/2007 5:14:56 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Laurie!

9/21/2007 6:04:37 PM

 
Graeme Chow
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Congratualations ! potential winner, Laurie.

9/21/2007 7:19:47 PM

 
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Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Laurie!!

9/22/2007 3:59:29 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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Beautiful capture and finalsit, Laurie. Congratulations

9/22/2007 8:11:20 AM

 
Bill Houghton
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Beautiful capture Laurie. Congratulations. Bill

9/22/2007 10:33:46 AM

 
Linda Blair
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Congratulations.....I bet we see this in the next round!!!!! ☺

9/22/2007 3:04:03 PM

 
MELODIE C. ROBERTS
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Congratulations Laurie...;0)
This looks like it belongs in a Birders Magazine...;0)

9/22/2007 4:19:53 PM

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

9/23/2007 11:11:55 AM

 
Kathy L. Clark
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This is so... spectacular Laurie. Congrats on your finalist.

9/23/2007 6:47:07 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Congratulations Laurie!!! WTG :0)

9/23/2007 9:39:28 PM

 
Joan Kocak
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Congrats on your 2nd place win Laurie, this is outstanding!

9/24/2007 10:42:41 AM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Oh, Laurie, this is outstanding. Congratulations on your very deserving win.

9/24/2007 10:48:16 AM

 
Duane Carter
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Congratulations Laurie, on a well deserved win!!!

9/24/2007 11:07:00 AM

 
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Big congratulations Laurie..WTG!

9/24/2007 11:13:59 AM

 
MELODIE C. ROBERTS
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Congratulations my dear friend....;0)!!!

9/24/2007 11:28:23 AM

 
Stefania Barbier
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huge congrats Laurie!!!

9/24/2007 11:41:22 AM

 
Jeana Clark
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Well Laurie....
I don't know HOW I could have missed this the first time around but I did!!!
SO AWESOME!!!! Absolutely BEAUTIFUL and definately a much deserved win!!!
CONGRATULATIONS G/F!!!!!

~Jeana~

9/24/2007 11:53:05 AM

 
Sam Britt
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Congratulations on this beautiful winner, Laurie!

9/24/2007 12:13:13 PM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations on this fantastic winner, Laurie! :)

9/24/2007 12:15:34 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Woo Hooo!!!!
WTG, Laurie!
Beautiful winner!
--Lisa

9/24/2007 12:43:40 PM

 
Cheryl E. Molennor
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Beautiful Laurie Congratulations

9/24/2007 12:43:47 PM

 
Lynne Morris
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WTG Laurie, congratulations on this beautiful winner!

9/24/2007 12:47:57 PM

 
Judyann Plante
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Congratulations, Laurie, on this much deserved win!!! One of my absolute favorutes!

Judyann <><

9/24/2007 1:54:06 PM

 
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Congratulations Laurie on your beautiful Second Place Win! B-

9/24/2007 2:26:10 PM

 
Laurie Daily
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Thanks so very much my friends. I am so happy because this combines two of my passions...flowers and my new found appreciation of birds. I just need to learn more about who is who in the bird world!

9/24/2007 3:39:00 PM

 
Anna Diederich
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So happy to see this one win Laurie! I love it! Congratulations!!

9/24/2007 3:46:15 PM

 
Linda Blair
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WTG....conrats on your win!!!!! ☺

9/24/2007 3:52:18 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Love this Laurie, congrats on your win! Terrific!!!

9/24/2007 4:03:45 PM

 
Esther Smith
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A beautiful capture!! Big congratulations on your Winner Laurie!!

9/24/2007 4:32:36 PM

 
Holly Shao
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Congratulations on your Win, Laurie!!

Holly

9/24/2007 4:53:14 PM

 
Lorri Shank
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How beautiful, Laurie. The color and detail are right on. Congratulations!

9/24/2007 4:59:06 PM

 
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Thanks so very much Anna, Linda, Claudia, Ester, Holly, and Lorri. Ireally appreciate your congrats!

9/24/2007 5:31:02 PM

 
Susan T. Evans
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Congrats Laurie, an awesome winner, one of my favorites.

9/24/2007 5:37:03 PM

 
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Congratulations on your Win, Laurie!!

9/24/2007 6:04:18 PM

 
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BIG congratulations on your very beautiful wind, Laurie!!

9/24/2007 6:19:15 PM

 
Graeme Chow
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Wow ! I managed to get this one right winner. congratulations Laurie.

9/24/2007 7:21:40 PM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations on your beautiful second place winner.

9/24/2007 7:27:46 PM

 
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WTG, Laurie--this is sooo beautiful, big congrats on a most well-deserved win!

9/24/2007 10:12:04 PM

 
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....A huge congratulations on your most deserved win with this amazing image Laurie....well done...Aimee

9/25/2007 2:36:43 AM

 
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Thnaks o very much for your most appreciated congrats...Susan, Susana, Evy, Graeme, Kay, Colleen, and Aimee!

9/25/2007 3:44:54 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Fantastic capture and setting. Congratulations

9/25/2007 4:16:42 AM

 
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Congratulations on this gorgeous winner Laurie!!

9/25/2007 7:05:56 AM

 
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This is so wonderful!!!! congrats on this amazing photo Laurie :)))

9/25/2007 7:22:24 AM

 
Diana L. Ralph
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So awesome! Congratulations on this win!

9/25/2007 9:42:46 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Congratulations!! Beautiful image Laurie :0)

9/26/2007 8:16:25 AM

 
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Thanks so much Stephen, Karen, Danilella, Diana, and Datha!

9/26/2007 4:33:41 PM

 
RC  Fritz
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Beautiful capture, Laurie!Congratulations on this WIN!

9/26/2007 5:14:02 PM

 
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WOW!
Congratulations!! How did I miss this one? BEAUTIFUL!!!!
~cheryl

9/27/2007 8:06:00 AM

 
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Laurie, excellent colors, detail, clarity, lighting and selective focus; big congratulations on your Second Place Win!

9/29/2007 12:52:44 PM

 
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Fantastic 2nd place win Laurie and your most beatuiful capture of our Texas State flower.

9/29/2007 3:43:21 PM

 
Cindy Zweiacher
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Very very pretty, Laurie

9/30/2007 6:01:21 PM

 
Lori Carlson
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Wow! What a wonderful setting for your cute little subject!! Well done! Congratulations! :0)

10/6/2007 10:39:39 AM

 
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Thnak you RC, Cheryl, Janine, Emile, Cindy, and Lori!

10/11/2007 2:54:18 PM

 
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Wow--a bed of purple lupine! This is outstanding, Laurie! Also, congrats on your POTD today! It's also wonderful.

12/30/2007 9:40:18 AM

 
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