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Glowing Tulips
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Glowing Tulips
Glowing Tulips
Taken last year..used the fractalius filter. Such a fun filter..love it!!!
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Deb Koskovich
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    Linda, this is stunning!! I want that filter so bad, but it doesn't work on Macs :(

12/28/2007 9:19:38 AM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Wow! Linda, this is beautiful.

12/28/2007 9:34:11 AM

 
Jodi Zimmer
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Love the effects and color.

12/28/2007 4:07:12 PM

 
BILLY R. PARKER
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WOW, WOW, WOW LIND !! THIS IS ABSOLUTLY BEAUTIFUL !! LOVE THE COLOR, EFFECTS AND COMP. !! BILLY

12/28/2007 4:20:32 PM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Gorgeous color and effects, Linda! I love how it glows!

12/28/2007 4:50:23 PM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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I love tulips, beautiful capture Linda, the colors and effect is fantastic!!!!!

12/28/2007 5:14:30 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Stunning image with dazzling color, great lighting and subtle use of the filter, Linda!! You have a wonderful image, here!!

12/28/2007 5:17:23 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Wow! This is absolutely gorgeous ~

jo ann c.

12/28/2007 5:24:25 PM

 
Cheryl E. Molennor
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Love that filter! Great shot

12/28/2007 7:08:04 PM

 
Linda Blair
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Thank you for your kind comments..Deb,Bojan,Jodi,Billy,Jessica,Cassie,Melissa, Jo Ann and Cheryl!!!!!! ☺

12/29/2007 6:53:56 AM

 
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This is AMAZING work, Linda! WOW! Can you give me some lessons? Incredible...love this! Deb

12/29/2007 8:38:52 AM

 
Linda Blair
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Thank you Debra....this is an amazing and fun filter and easy to use..just play around until you get what you like!!!! ☺

12/29/2007 9:00:43 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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I'm going to have to look that filter up never heard of it. Beautiful shot!

12/29/2007 10:09:06 AM

 
Ken Smith
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Cool shot, Linda. Love your effects!

12/29/2007 1:19:54 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Beautiful color & effects, Linda. This is a fun filter, I've done a lot of images with it since I bought it last week. I don't want to upload them all at the same time, though.

12/29/2007 2:50:25 PM

 
Kaye Burazin
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Stunning presentation Linda!

12/29/2007 5:04:11 PM

 
Laurie Daily
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I keep hearing about this filter...and this image really makes me think I need to check it out! Beautiful tulips, comp, colors, and yes...these effects are very cool! Great work on this, Linda!

12/29/2007 5:07:49 PM

 
"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar
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wow!!! this is really beautiful, Linda! where can we get this filter? :))

12/29/2007 5:24:00 PM

 
Su Sana E. P
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Wow!! Linda, I never thought of trying this filter on tulips. Love what you've done here. It's Beautiful!!

12/29/2007 10:30:35 PM

 
Linda Blair
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Thank you so much...Linda L.,Ken,Sam,Kaye,Laurie,Nolax and SuSana!!!! ☺

12/30/2007 7:36:04 AM

 
Daniella Puente
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Beautiful photo Linda! love how the red looks so deep and like on fire for the softness. I see lately many photos with this fractalius filter and really looks like a very good one to play with!

Have a wonderful new year,
Daniella

12/30/2007 8:14:24 AM

 
Melissa McCabe
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Gorgeous! Beautiful comp, and just perfect amount of the effect.

I'm also bummed this isn't available for Mac (very jealous!). -mm

12/30/2007 10:06:21 AM

 
Janet McNeil
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This is so pretty!!! Love the effects!

12/30/2007 11:03:21 AM

 
Heather 
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BeAuTiFuL CaPtUrE!!! GrEaT EfFecTs TOO!!

12/30/2007 4:33:06 PM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Very striking, Linda! Love your use of the filter here -- gorgeous color with outstanding composition, too!

12/31/2007 7:31:45 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
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Great light, colors & effects!

12/31/2007 10:13:39 AM

 
Esther Smith
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Gorgeous work, Linda! Love it!
A Happy New Year to you too!

12/31/2007 11:13:49 AM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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Gorgeous image Linda..stunning effects!!! Happy New Year!!!

12/31/2007 11:17:02 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Creative and stunning. Happy New Year!

12/31/2007 1:20:43 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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AWSOME Linda, SUPER color and effects!LOVE THIS!!!
I just downloaded a demo of this filter, and is such a pain to have to clone out all the demo's on it. Does yours do that too?

12/31/2007 7:57:45 PM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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You used it well, Linda! This is gorgeous! Wishing you and yours a New Year of peace, prosperity, health and happiness!

1/1/2008 5:55:25 PM

 
Diana L. Ralph
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WOW! This is MOST excellent! Great work!

1/2/2008 11:50:13 AM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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FANTASTIC composure and effect!!! :)

1/2/2008 6:33:11 PM

 
Avril Young
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my goodness me I would love to take a photo like this...simply stunning...love the effects!!!

1/3/2008 2:24:56 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Like the Red. Very Hot and Cool! :-)

1/3/2008 3:28:03 AM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Beautiful!

1/3/2008 6:17:32 PM

 
Linda Blair
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Thank you so much...Daniella,Melissa,Janet,Heather,Nadya,Tiia,Ester,Cyn,Stephen,Nancy,Terry,Diana,Jennifer,Avril,Steven and Shelly!!!!! ♥

1/4/2008 7:28:45 AM

 
Leslie McLain
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Wonderful image. I definitely have to look into that filter as I've seen several very cool images using the filter.

1/4/2008 8:27:33 PM

 
Linda Blair
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Thank you Leslie...it's a fun filter..try it you'll like it LOL!!!! ♥

1/5/2008 7:01:54 AM

 
Debbie E. Payne
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Linda - Ditto with what everyone else has said. Just where did you get this filter and who makes it? I've made the switch from PC to MAC but the rest of the computers in the family are PC's.

1/5/2008 5:23:16 PM

 
Linda Blair
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Thanks for your comments Debbie...yes for some reason they only have it for PCS and not Macs...you can go to Redfield.com to get this fun filter...you'll love playing with it!!!! ☺

1/6/2008 4:33:18 AM

 
Michelle Alton
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Linda, this is just a BRILLIANT use of Fractalius....so subtle and yet so effective. Great job!
Michelle

1/13/2008 4:45:14 AM

 
Susan M. Campbell
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Hi Linda-
Thanks for commenting on my sketched rose. That was my first fractalius attempt. I see you have used it also. These tulips are wonderful!!!

1/20/2008 11:42:52 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Congratulations, Linda!

1/25/2008 10:11:21 AM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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WTG, Linda! Congratulations on your fantastic finalist!

1/25/2008 10:35:14 AM

 
Elida Gutierrez
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Congrats in you finalist!!!

1/25/2008 10:43:17 AM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Congratulations Linda, on your stunning finalist!

1/25/2008 11:22:54 AM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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BIG Congrats on your finalst!!! Best of the luck in the next round!!!

1/25/2008 11:37:42 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Linda!

1/25/2008 11:41:59 AM

 
Gene Spears
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beautiful, Linda - striking effect, congratulations!

1/25/2008 12:37:06 PM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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Congrats, Linda!!! Gorgeous finalist :)

1/25/2008 12:44:01 PM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations on your second place winner, Linda.

1/25/2008 1:20:55 PM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Congratulations on your awesome win!

1/25/2008 1:31:28 PM

 
Diana L. Ralph
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Congrats on your awesome win!

1/25/2008 1:39:48 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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BIG COngrats on your beautiful win Linda!

1/25/2008 2:18:01 PM

 
Laurie Daily
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Such a beautiful winner, Linda! Congratulations!

1/25/2008 2:19:35 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Big congratulations on your beautiful winner, Linda!

1/25/2008 2:20:22 PM

 
Cindy Bendush
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Congratulations on this gorgeous winner Linda!!!

1/25/2008 3:38:19 PM

 
Debbie E. Payne
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Linda -- such a beautiful image..a well-deserve win!!

1/25/2008 3:52:04 PM

 
Elida Gutierrez
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Especialy for the winners
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1/25/2008 4:43:20 PM

 
Su Sana E. P
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Congratulations on this beautiful Winner, Linda!! WTG!!!

1/25/2008 5:38:22 PM

 
David Phalen
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BIG Congrats on a well deserved Winner!!

1/25/2008 5:56:06 PM

 
Ronald F. Fischer
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Congratulations on this awesome winner!!!

1/25/2008 7:07:04 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Congratulations on your beautiful win, Linda!!

1/25/2008 7:13:08 PM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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It is such a pleasur to congratulate you on your gorgeous win, Linda! Very well deserved!

1/25/2008 7:29:36 PM

 
Shirley A. Kinney
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Congratulations, Linda. Beautiful image.

1/25/2008 8:27:34 PM

 
"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar
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wow, Linda!! amazing winner here!! BIG CONGRATS!!

1/25/2008 9:18:46 PM

 
Debra R. Harder
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BIG CONGRATULATIONS, Linda, on this AWESOME WINNER! Deb

1/25/2008 10:39:24 PM

 
RC  Fritz
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Great effects. Congrast on your WIN!!

1/26/2008 6:06:34 AM

 
Linda Blair
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WOW...thank you everyone for your very kind comments..I'm so thrilled to have had received this win and very much appreciate sharing it with everyone!!!! ♥

1/26/2008 6:38:22 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Just stunning. Big Congratulations

1/26/2008 9:33:36 AM

 
Cheryl E. Molennor
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Awesome Congratulations!

1/26/2008 3:09:52 PM

 
Vladan D. Djordjevic
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Congratulations!

1/26/2008 6:28:37 PM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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Congratulatons Linda!!!!!

1/27/2008 6:33:05 AM

 
Joyce D.Z.
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Congratulations on the win. It is a very lovely and colorful image. The red is so vibrant it puts a big smile on my face. Thank you for showing your work. :)

1/27/2008 7:32:18 AM

 
Jodi Zimmer
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Congratulations!!! I knew this was a winner when I saw it.

1/27/2008 7:49:55 AM

 
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Congratulations Linda!!

1/27/2008 7:50:46 AM

 
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Big congrats on this amazing winner Linda !! Fractalius really works splendid with your picture :0)

1/27/2008 11:36:54 AM

 
Hurk (Steve) Hurkett
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congrats on this terrific winner, Linda .. Love theseBeautiful colors and effects,

............... Steve

1/28/2008 10:57:46 AM

 
Tarun Bose
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Big congrats Linda, for your excellent winner.

1/29/2008 6:14:10 AM

 
Kaye Burazin
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OMG Linda, how wonderful to see you in the winner's circle. Amazing image and it couldn't have happened to a nicer person.

1/31/2008 7:03:23 AM

 
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Congratulations Linda on your Win!

2/1/2008 3:15:16 AM

 
Linda Blair
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Thank you for your wonderful comments....Stephen,Dheryl,Vladan,Cassie,Joycee,Jodi,Cyn,Sylvia,Steve,Tarun,Kayeand Dominick!!!!! ♥

2/3/2008 6:35:34 AM

 
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Congratulations Linda on your Win, this is fantastic...

2/4/2008 5:17:24 PM

 
Linda Blair
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Thank you Eileen!!!!! ♥

2/5/2008 5:45:07 AM

 
Kcalpesh B. Ajugia
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This is very very creative!! Nicely done Linda!!

2/6/2008 8:56:50 PM

 
Debbie E. Payne
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Linda, I love what you have done with this filter. But I don't think they have a MAC version at this time so I guess I will just have to admire from afar!

2/6/2008 8:59:30 PM

 
Raymond Pauly
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Congratulations on your beautiful winner, Linda!

2/25/2008 4:38:32 PM

 
Karen Slagle
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I'm late with the congratulations, Linda, but I think this is fabulous and I really like the effects.

4/27/2008 6:21:27 PM

 
Susan M. Smith
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Very ethereal with these effects Linda. The color and comp are amazing! Congrats on this Win!

4/29/2008 6:17:42 AM

 
Robert Baer
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just beautiful Linda! congrats.

11/12/2008 7:07:09 AM

 
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