Farm Flowers

Richard B. Hallick 5/7/2010 6:41:57 AM

Melinda, the contrast between the aged wood and new tulips is great. Wonderful colors and clarity. Good job! #1266318

Melinda F. Schneider 5/7/2010 7:02:28 AM

Thank you Richard!
Glad it caught your eye! #8594788

Cathy Barrows 5/7/2010 7:46:23 AM

such a beautiful setup and the tulip colrs are fab #8594900

John Rivera 5/7/2010 7:48:23 AM

Great comp, colors and tones Malinda! #8594911

Melinda F. Schneider 5/7/2010 8:44:51 AM

Thank you Cathy and John! #8595072

Usman M. Bajwa 5/7/2010 10:20:45 AM

Wonderful composition and colors, Melinda!

UB. #8595277

Carol Flisak 5/7/2010 10:46:38 AM

Beautiful image, Melinda! I like the colors, comp and details! #8595303

Nikki McDonald 5/7/2010 4:42:47 PM

You have a winner here, Melinda -- seriously! I was browsing Recent Entries and it jumped right off the page. I love everything about it from the comp to the colors to the detail to to to . . . Great job! #8595724

Melinda F. Schneider 5/7/2010 6:09:28 PM

Thank you very much Usman, Carol, and Nikki! #8595905

Lori Carlson 5/8/2010 11:13:41 PM

This is a definite Wow Shot, Melinda. Rich in color and effective comp! Love it!! =) #8598158

Clyde P. Smith 5/11/2010 9:59:48 PM

A stunning image Melinda. Great colors, textures and composition. #8605403

Melinda F. Schneider 5/12/2010 2:06:15 AM

Thank you Lori and Clyde! #8605631

Dianna Murphy 5/12/2010 7:41:44 AM

oh what a great find. Lovely. A winner to me. #8606599

Melinda F. Schneider 5/12/2010 10:25:49 AM

Thank you Dianna! #8606937

Kara L. Hendricks 5/26/2010 6:19:07 AM

Congratulations Melinda on being today's 101 POTD!! #8644315

Melinda F. Schneider 5/26/2010 6:32:35 AM

Thank you so much, Kara!
I'm thrilled to have this image receive the honor!! #8644421

Patti Coblentz 5/26/2010 6:39:35 AM

I love this image, Melinda!! Congratulations on your 101 POTD today!! Patti #8644483

Datha Y. Thompson 5/26/2010 7:00:11 AM

This is Beautiful and I LOVE it :) #8644569

Usman M. Bajwa 5/26/2010 7:19:49 AM

I loved it the first time I saw it, Melinda. CONGRATZ. on the 101 POTD, WTG!

UB #8644672

Christine Czernin 5/26/2010 7:21:41 AM

I love this one, Melinda.
Congrats on the 101 POTD. #8644682

Anna Diederich 5/26/2010 7:25:04 AM

This is beautiful! Congrats on your 101 POTD! #8644695

Nikki McDonald 5/26/2010 7:34:29 AM

Just wonderful! Congratulations on the 101 POTD, Melinda. #8644724

Katarina Mansson 5/26/2010 7:47:40 AM

An instant favorite; what a beautiful find and capture! Congrats on your POTD Melinda! I hope to see this soon again... #8644763

Karen E. Baumann 5/26/2010 7:54:22 AM

Love the rich tones in the tulips... this IS a winner! Congratulations on the 101 POTD! #8644783

Melinda F. Schneider 5/26/2010 8:17:01 AM

Thank you Patti, Datha, Usman, Christine, Anna, Nikki, Katta, and Karen! #8644845

Mitch Spence 5/26/2010 8:56:08 AM

Melinda, this is an all-round gorgeous shot. Congratulations on the 101 POTD. #8645028

Graham Robards 5/26/2010 8:58:41 AM

Simply stunning and so simple, love it Melinda. Congratulatons. ~Pat #8645046

Daniella Puente 5/26/2010 10:39:36 AM

Congrats Mel! this is a beautiful composition :))) #8645292

Dr Silly 5/26/2010 1:45:29 PM

Congratutions Melinda on your 101 POTD, for this beautiful photo. :O) #8645747

Melinda F. Schneider 5/26/2010 2:48:00 PM

Thanks Mitch, Pat, Daniella, and Doc! #8645845

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 5/26/2010 4:14:56 PM

Truly excellent Melinda, congrats! #8646009

Melinda F. Schneider 5/26/2010 5:11:05 PM

Thank you Donna! #8646108

Leslie McLain 5/26/2010 5:39:40 PM

Terrific capture, colors, and details, Melinda. Congrats. #8646248

Melinda F. Schneider 5/26/2010 5:45:53 PM

Thank you Leslie! #8646285

Bunny Snow 5/28/2010 1:40:33 AM

Love your vision, the colors and order of the tulips, the aged wood of the door, the homey country feel of the entire scene. This is another winner for you, Melinda, and very well done! #8648763

Melinda F. Schneider 5/28/2010 5:18:21 AM

Thanks for your wonderful words, Bunny! #8649062

Tammy Espino 6/7/2010 2:31:52 PM

Congrats on this wonderful finalist!! :) #8672126

Renee Doyle 6/7/2010 3:56:12 PM

Beautiful work Melinda!!! Congratulations on this excellent finalist!! #8672933

Melinda F. Schneider 6/7/2010 4:08:12 PM

Thank you Tammy and Renee! #8673074

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 6/7/2010 5:27:11 PM

HUGE Congrats on your AWSOME finalist
Best of luck in the next round!!! #8673883

Leslie McLain 6/7/2010 6:43:17 PM

Congrats on your beautiful finalist, Melinda. #8674822

Sam Britt 6/7/2010 7:05:46 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Melinda! #8675133

Sherran Andersen 6/7/2010 9:06:58 PM

WTG Melinda. #8675895

Melinda F. Schneider 6/8/2010 12:40:38 AM

Thank you Peaches, Leslie, Sam, and Sherran! #8677047

Jeana Clark 6/8/2010 6:13:21 AM

OUTSTANDING!!! Congratulations on this wonderfully presented finalist!!! Best of luck in the next round!!!

~J~ #8677917

Melinda F. Schneider 6/8/2010 8:38:30 AM

Thank you Jeana! #8678509

Christine Czernin 6/8/2010 10:34:51 AM

I loved this picture then and I love it now.
Many congrats, Melinda and good luck. #8678972

Usman M. Bajwa 6/9/2010 3:04:27 AM

Good to see this get the Finalist Award, Melinda. Hope it gets into the Golden Territory too, good luck!

UB. #8681395

Melinda F. Schneider 6/9/2010 6:46:21 AM

Thank you Christine and Usman! #8681862

Photographer 6/9/2010 8:53:28 AM

Great work , good luck in the next round.

Best of Light!!! #8682221

Mitch Spence 6/9/2010 12:41:55 PM

Simply had to be a finalist, Melinda, and I'm pulling for it all the way in the next round. #8682662

Tammy Espino 6/9/2010 3:52:48 PM

Congrats on your win :) #8683049

Jessica Jenney 6/9/2010 4:08:06 PM

Congratulations, Melinda on your beautiful win! #8683136

Linda D. Lester 6/9/2010 4:16:18 PM

Awesome first place win....Congratulations!! #8683170

Leslie McLain 6/9/2010 4:21:22 PM

Congrats on your beautiful winner, Melinda. #8683212

Sonya L. Hatfield-Hall 6/9/2010 4:26:42 PM

Congratulations Melinda. I love this image. #8683243

Renee Doyle 6/9/2010 4:29:15 PM

So well deserved!!! Congratulations Melinda!! #8683264

Patrick Rouzes 6/9/2010 4:35:01 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible GOLD MEDAL, Melinda! WTG! #8683304

Mitch Spence 6/9/2010 5:06:52 PM

YES YES YES!!!!! I am smiling, yes I am. Congratulations, Melinda! #8683445

Liz blahh 6/9/2010 5:12:29 PM

Congrats on your beautiful winning image! #8683461

Photographer 6/9/2010 5:28:35 PM

Congrads on a well deserved first prize winner. Only one place left to go from here. Best of Light !!! #8683524

Phyllis H. Burchett 6/9/2010 5:29:11 PM

congratulations on this fantastic winner! #8683526

Melinda F. Schneider 6/9/2010 5:46:41 PM

Thank you Michael, Mitch, Tammy, Jessica, Linda, Leslie, Sonya, Renee, Patrick, Mitch (again!) Liz, Michael (again!), and Phyllis!

I'm so excited!!!!! #8683659

Sam Britt 6/9/2010 6:04:16 PM

Big Congrats on your first place winner, Melinda! #8683744

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 6/9/2010 6:07:02 PM

Yes!!!!! I'm so proud of you Melinda!!! Outstanding work!!!! You rock!!! Congratulations on your BIG First Place win!!!!

Happy Dance!!!! #8683759

Evy Johansen 6/9/2010 6:09:31 PM

Big congratulations on your beautiful win, Melinda!! #8683774

Patti Coblentz 6/9/2010 6:09:43 PM

The writing was on the wall for this beautiful image, pleased...congratulations on your 1st place winner!!!

Patti #8683775

Susan Fox 6/9/2010 6:10:31 PM

Such a beautiful photo Melinda. Congrats on your first place win :-) #8683780

Kim Andelkovic 6/9/2010 6:17:26 PM

Congratulations....just beautiful #8683834

Bonnie C. Lackey 6/9/2010 6:18:17 PM

Big Congrats on this outstanding winner, Melinda! This needs to be framed and hung! #8683838

Melinda F. Schneider 6/9/2010 6:59:57 PM

Thank you Sam, Donna, Evy, Patti, Susan, Kim, and Bonnie!
I am still dancing for joy!! #8684067

Patti Coblentz 6/9/2010 7:01:52 PM

Dancing with you, Melinda!! First place!!! :) #8684071

Jeana Clark 6/9/2010 7:23:02 PM

Happy to see this in the winners circle Melinda!!!!!! Huge congratulations for your fantastic win!!!!!!

~J~ #8684132

Bunny Snow 6/9/2010 7:36:44 PM

I expected a winner, but a first place! This is awesome for you, Melinda. Your vision, capture, and execution of this beautiful, well composed, perfect image. I'm so excited and proud of you for capturing not only this beautiful image but for your first place gold medal!!!! WOW!!!

Bunny #8684193

Graham Robards 6/9/2010 7:58:00 PM

Oh wow Melinda, we all loved this, see it get a first place medal is awesome. I bet you are doing the happy dance today!


~Pat #8684280

Laurence Saliba 6/9/2010 8:21:34 PM

Congratulations on your win Melinda!!! #8684355

Corinne M. Thompson 6/9/2010 8:46:00 PM

BIG Congrats on your win Melinda!!! #8684457

Jennifer L. Alder 6/9/2010 9:21:20 PM

Such a beautiful win, Melinda! Big congrats to you :) #8684548

Clyde P. Smith 6/9/2010 10:07:07 PM

Congratulations on a very beautiful win Melinda! #8684639

Katarina Mansson 6/9/2010 11:05:24 PM

Sooooo happy to see this beauty getting First Prize at BP! Congratulations Melinda! #8684700

Usman M. Bajwa 6/10/2010 12:47:46 AM

Katarina just stated above exactly what came to my mind when I saw this fab image getting the First Place Gold. WTG, Melinda. I know Kara must be sooooo happy to see this shine!!

UB. #8684778

Bojan Bencic 6/10/2010 1:16:19 AM

Congratulations on you winner, Melinda. #8684800

Jean-Pierre Ducondi 6/10/2010 3:52:10 AM

Congratulations on your win Melinda. Awesome work.
JP #8685103

Melinda F. Schneider 6/10/2010 4:24:53 AM

Thank you Patti, Jeana, Bunny, Pat, Laurence, Corinne, Jennifer, Clyde, Katarina, Usman, Bojan, and Jean-Pierre!

It's the morning after, and I'm STILL dancing!! #8685236

Kay Beausoleil 6/10/2010 7:37:28 AM

Big congratulations, Melinda, on your first prize win for this lyrical image! #8685700

Jean E. Hildebrant 6/10/2010 8:07:26 AM

So excited for you, Melinda! Well deserved, it's beautiful! #8685772

JudyAnn Rector 6/10/2010 11:21:50 AM

Great job... CONGRATULATIONS! #8686228

Melinda F. Schneider 6/10/2010 11:23:40 AM

Thank you Kay, Jean, and JudyAnn! #8686231

Lori Carlson 6/10/2010 2:59:03 PM

Big congrats to you, Melinda!!!!!! =) High-fives!!! #8686523

Lindley Johnson 6/10/2010 3:48:55 PM

I really love everything about this image - the colors, textures, composition. Congratulations on your very well-deserved First Place win, Melinda! #8686620

Melinda F. Schneider 6/10/2010 3:53:12 PM

Thanks so much Lori and Lindley! #8686633

Christine Czernin 6/10/2010 11:13:48 PM

Many congrats on your fantastic gold winner, Melinda. It is a joy to look at this capture. The judge obviously thought the same. #8687579

Melinda F. Schneider 6/11/2010 9:22:14 AM

Thank you Christine! #8688672

Lynn Sapadin 6/13/2010 6:49:23 PM


Congratulations on this stunning image and your well deserved first place win.

Lynn #8692727

Cindy Bendush 6/14/2010 12:12:44 AM

Picture perfect Melinda! Excellent light and composition. Big congrats on this winner! #8693091

Melinda F. Schneider 6/14/2010 3:43:37 AM

Thank you Lynn and Cindy! #8693347

Kara L. Hendricks 6/16/2010 7:08:25 AM

Melinda I know this is a few days late... But was THRILLED to see this garner a FIRST PLACE win... If ever a shot deserved it... It's this one...

WOW!! Congrats!!! #8698628

Melinda F. Schneider 6/16/2010 11:49:09 AM

Thanks so much Kara! #8699068

Mary Beth Aiello 6/16/2010 2:43:13 PM

Just love this, Melinda. Absolutely spectacular. Huge congrats on this outstanding winner. #8699296

Melinda F. Schneider 6/16/2010 3:57:59 PM

Thank you Mary Beth! I'm still swinging from the chandeliers!! #8699442

Dominick M. Dimacale 6/17/2010 11:51:31 PM

Congratulations Melinda on your Win!!!

Dominick #8702139

Melinda F. Schneider 6/18/2010 11:12:37 AM

Thank you Dominick! #8703393

Nikki McDonald 6/18/2010 10:07:09 PM

OMG, Melinda, a FIRST PLACE WIN!! Just got home from vacation and decided to check out the winners as I won't have time to go through all the finalists for awhile. I am so very pleased for you. This is a superb capture and a wonderful win. #8704073

Melinda F. Schneider 6/18/2010 10:33:45 PM

Thank you Nikki! I was stunned, too! And delighted!! #8704084

Datha Y. Thompson 6/21/2010 7:12:31 AM

This is Gorgeous and Perfect in every way Melinda WTG :) #8708323

Bob Cournoyer 6/21/2010 7:14:14 AM

Congrats on both, Melinda... :-) #8708325

Chuck Bruton 6/21/2010 8:03:37 AM

Great photo
Congratulations ! #8708453

Nikki McDonald 6/21/2010 10:30:09 AM

Congratulations on the Favorites win, Melinda. So very well-deserved. I agree 100% with Mitch's nominating comments -- this is an image that makes me happy to look at. #8708821

Melinda F. Schneider 6/21/2010 12:11:24 PM

Thank you Datha, Bob, Chuck, and Nikki!

OMG, I got a FAVORITES WIN?!! This is news to me!!!!! #8708994

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 6/21/2010 12:18:45 PM

Outstanding Melinda, I'm so happy for you!! Congratulations!! #8709007

Dr Silly 6/21/2010 3:40:12 PM

Congratulations Melinda on your PG101 Monthly favorite win. :O) #8709331

Teri Klinger 6/21/2010 8:27:49 PM

congrats Melinda! I love everything about this image! :) #8709778

Melinda F. Schneider 6/22/2010 12:57:17 PM

Thank you Donna, Doc, and Teri!! #8711275

Cesar J. La Rosa 6/22/2010 6:50:58 PM

What a WONDERFUL photograph, Melinda!!! Everything is perfectly beautiful about it. Congratulations on this very well-deserved FIRST PLACE Winner!!!
Cesar #8711942

Melinda F. Schneider 6/23/2010 6:51:06 AM

Thanks so much Cesar! #8712626

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 7/1/2010 1:44:54 PM

HUGE congrats on your AWESOME win! #8728393

Melinda F. Schneider 7/1/2010 5:18:28 PM

So exciting! Thank you Peaches!! #8728736

Janie S. Oliver 7/1/2010 6:52:56 PM

Congrats on your win. Simply gorgeous. #8728967

Melinda F. Schneider 7/1/2010 11:25:26 PM

Thank you Janie! #8729305

Murry Grigsby 7/14/2010 1:01:31 PM

They say 10% never get the word -- I totally missed your terrific winner Melinda until now. What a wonderful comp, textures and colors! I really like the home-spun mood you've created here!! BTW congrats on your WIN also. #8762235

Melinda F. Schneider 7/14/2010 1:05:12 PM

Thanks very much Murry! #8762244

Alexandra Hankova 11/4/2010 3:51:02 PM

Brilliant! Belated congraulations. :-) #9014468

Melinda F. Schneider 11/4/2010 5:04:02 PM

Thanks so much Alexandra! #9014704

Bunny Snow 10/3/2011 11:18:48 PM

This image has stayed in my mind. It's so beautiful, and so very well done on your part. I can understand the reason you received a first place. This is awesome!!!

It just goes to show that what you do with what you have is what counts. And, you have a lot of creativity and imagination and know how in your brain. Well done, Melinda, this is a beautiful creation.

Melinda F. Schneider 10/4/2011 3:51:11 AM

Thank you, Bunny.


Daniella Puente 3/23/2016 8:02:45 AM

Going into your winners...I just LOVE this one :) #11450504

Melinda F. Schneider 3/23/2016 8:31:42 AM

Thank you, Daniella! #11450532

Sharon Norberg 4/13/2016 4:58:41 AM

Beautiful it! #11460649

Melinda F. Schneider 4/13/2016 5:07:06 AM

Thank you, Sharon! #11460655

Nikki McDonald 7/8/2016 4:09:15 PM

I have ALWAYS loved this one, Melinda. Congratulations on having it selected as an All Time Winner!1

Bob Cournoyer 7/8/2016 4:13:40 PM

Congrats, Melinda, on your All Time Gold... :-) #11493511

Melinda F. Schneider 7/8/2016 4:53:32 PM

Thank you, Nikki and Bob!!

Ray 7/10/2016 3:36:00 PM

A Huge congratulations on your wonderful All Time Winner, Melinda! #11494295

James Kooper 7/11/2016 2:28:32 AM

you have just nailed in choosing the tulip color here. Its awesome in one word. #11494408

Melinda F. Schneider 7/11/2016 6:48:22 AM

Thank you, Ray and Jannatul! #11494454

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