Terms of Endearment

© Nancyj E. Hovey

Terms of Endearment

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 5/21/2010 2:19:09 AM

It is not beauty that endears, it's love that makes us see beauty”

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

(Missing You, my friend). #1270835

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 5/21/2010 2:26:36 AM

Lovely florals and composition, Nancy!

Dominick #8625835

Michelle Alton level-classic 5/21/2010 2:32:38 AM

You've mastered flower photography, Nancy. Just keeps getting impossibly better! #8625848

Kerry Hill level-classic 5/21/2010 2:51:21 AM

Lovely flower image Nancy, wonderful work! #8625879

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 5/21/2010 2:57:30 AM

THANK you so much for your wonderful continued support and friendships! 8o)

Jeff Robinson level-classic 5/21/2010 3:12:03 AM

Excellent capture, treatment and title! Jeff #8625923

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 5/21/2010 3:14:02 AM

Beautiful treatment and composition, Nancy. #8625929

Michelle D. Allen level-classic 5/21/2010 3:30:12 AM

What a lovely presentation of this beautiful capture. A real work of art! WTG!! #8625987

Julie Burnett level-classic 5/21/2010 4:53:03 AM

Gorgeous, Nancy, your treatment is perfect!! #8626186

Patti Coblentz level-classic 5/21/2010 5:00:08 AM

Beautiful flower and the words so true :) Perfectly composed against the textured green background...lovely, NancyJ!

Patti #8626206

Gina Cormier level-classic 5/21/2010 5:32:13 AM

Drop dead gorgeous Nancy!!!!!! #8626304

Lana Arcemont level-classic 5/21/2010 6:06:06 AM

Fantastic floral and treatment! #8626395

Ron McEwan level-classic 5/21/2010 6:06:41 AM

You sure nailed this one Nancy, love it. So well composed. #8626396

Bonnie C. Lackey level-classic 5/21/2010 6:09:06 AM

I can only agree with all the above comments, Nancy. This is wonderful! #8626401

Val Feldman level-classic 5/21/2010 6:16:13 AM

Exquisite, exquisite, exquisite..makes the heart and soul sing... #8626418

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic 5/21/2010 6:28:30 AM

What Valarie said! #8626459

Carol Eade level-classic 5/21/2010 6:59:57 AM

Gorgeous magnolia image and treatment, Nancyj! #8626535

Kim Lund level-classic 5/21/2010 7:14:01 AM

Fantatic photo Nancy. You nailed it with this beauty. #8626569

Melissa G. Meiselman 5/21/2010 7:32:04 AM

Wonderful shot of this stunning lotus with great post processing effects and terrific composition, Nancy!! #8626593

Monnie Ryan 5/21/2010 8:15:48 AM

Just beautiful, Nancy! #8626697

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 5/21/2010 9:21:28 AM

Wow, to wake up to all of your wonderful comments has started my day with huge smiles....THANK YOU ALL so much... 8o) #8626812

Tammy Espino 5/21/2010 10:56:53 AM

Gorgeous! I saw some of these here,but they were too high up in a tree to get a decent photo. Yours is awesome! #8627020

Steve M. Harrington 5/21/2010 11:09:27 AM

A lovely image accompanied by a fine truth. Very nice, Nancy.
Steve #8627042

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 5/21/2010 11:55:22 AM


THANK YOU both so much...I always look forward to hearing from you.
Am pleased you like this image.
Have a wonderful day! 8o) #8627099

Carol Flisak level-classic 5/21/2010 8:34:23 PM

Lovely floral image, Nancy! Just beautiful! #8627921

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 5/22/2010 3:51:30 AM

THANK YOU so much Carol.... Have a wonderful day! 8o) #8628163

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 5/22/2010 6:29:26 AM

That is awesome, absolutely beautiful Nancyj!

jo ann c. #8628416

Jessica Jenney level-classic 5/22/2010 7:51:09 AM

Fabulous capture, detail and treatment, Nancy! #8628597

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 5/22/2010 9:50:23 AM


I always look forward to your comments...sure hope you are having a wonderful day! 8o) #8628745

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic 5/22/2010 3:37:53 PM

So Beautiful Nancy! #8629133

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 5/22/2010 3:42:31 PM

Hi Amanda, Thank you so much! 8o) #8629136

Renata Gusciora 5/23/2010 9:10:19 AM

Lovely creation and tones,Nancy!Very pretty! #8630299

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 5/23/2010 11:41:48 AM

Thank you Renata.... 8o) #8630558

Randy A. Myers level-classic 5/23/2010 12:55:35 PM

Stunning. I think this is the best Magnolia bloom photo I have seen. Good job. #8630636

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 5/23/2010 1:07:04 PM

Randy, THANK YOU so much for your kind comment.... made my day brighter! 8o) #8630664

Sarah G 5/23/2010 6:18:02 PM

Stunning work!! Absolutely love this image. #8631035

Kathy Cline level-classic 5/23/2010 9:50:24 PM

Very creative and a beautiful magnolia Nancy! #8631272

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 5/24/2010 6:45:16 AM

THANK YOU SO MUCH Sarah and Kathy...
Hope you all have a wonderful creative day today! 8o) #8632041

Karen Kessler 5/24/2010 4:59:24 PM

This is GORGEOUS, NancyJ! Your DDR work does this magnolia justice! #8635147

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 5/24/2010 6:54:05 PM

Thank you Karen, am pleased that you like this magnolia! 8o) #8636303

Graham Robards level-classic 5/28/2010 11:45:06 AM

I Missed this one Nancy, great DD work,the Magnolia is beautiful. !Pat #8649851

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 5/28/2010 12:06:46 PM

Good afternoon Pat, thank you!!! 8o) #8649881

Laura E. Swan level-classic 5/29/2010 2:16:03 PM

Your work exceeds excellency! You make your images speak!

-Laura #8651765

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 5/29/2010 2:43:51 PM

Gosh, thank you Laura, you are sweet! 8o) #8651819

Daniella Puente 6/7/2010 1:42:02 PM

CONGRATULATIONS! :))) #8671732

Irene Colling level-classic 6/7/2010 2:08:23 PM

Stunning image with wonderful art effects Nancy.

Congratulations on this beauty. #8671889

Tammy Espino level-classic 6/7/2010 2:09:34 PM

Congrats on this wonderful finalist!! :) #8671902

Melissa G. Meiselman 6/7/2010 2:29:18 PM

Congratulations, Nancy of this stunning finalist!!! #8672099

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 6/7/2010 4:06:10 PM

HUGE Congrats on your AWSOME finalist
Best of luck in the next round!!! #8673044

Renata Gusciora 6/7/2010 4:08:38 PM

Big congratulations on your wonderful finalist,Nancy!!!:-) #8673079

Sherran Andersen level-classic 6/7/2010 4:12:46 PM

Congrats Nancy!! #8673124

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-classic 6/7/2010 4:14:27 PM

Big congrats Nancy on your wonderful finalist.
JP #8673149

Lydia Williams level-classic 6/7/2010 4:15:57 PM

What a beauty, Nancy! Well done and a great big CONGRATULATIONS for you. #8673174

Debra R. Harder 6/7/2010 4:24:39 PM

OMG...this is truly magnificent, Nancy! Congratulations on your beautiful finalist! Deb #8673258

Wm Nosal 6/7/2010 4:27:01 PM

Beautiful Shot!
Congratulations, Nancyj #8673275

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 6/7/2010 4:35:53 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this superb finalist, Nancyj! Lovely title also! #8673354

Carol Eade level-classic 6/7/2010 4:54:19 PM

Congratulations on your gorgeous magnolia finalist, Nancyj! #8673534

Val Feldman level-classic 6/7/2010 5:11:42 PM

A superb capture, Nancyj - so beautiful..Big congratulations on this well-deserved Finalist and all the best in the upcoming round! #8673702

Karen Slagle level-classic 6/7/2010 5:14:12 PM

Outstanding finalist selection Nancy. Huge congrats... #8673724

Laura E. Swan level-classic 6/7/2010 5:22:58 PM

Beautiful Finalist, Mumj!!!


Ann Coates level-classic 6/7/2010 5:28:26 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful Finalist Nancy. #8673903

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 6/7/2010 5:45:16 PM

Thank you all, my friends, for such wonderful support! The best to all of you as well! 8o) #8674115

Linda D. Lester level-classic 6/7/2010 5:53:51 PM

Congratulations on your awesome finalist,Nancy !!! :) #8674198

Ron McEwan level-classic 6/7/2010 5:58:22 PM

Congratulations on a well deserved Silver for May, WTG Nancy #8674245

Susan Fox level-classic 6/7/2010 6:11:47 PM

Congratulations Nancy! #8674407

MELODIE C. ROBERTS level-classic 6/7/2010 6:25:04 PM

A Beautiful Tribute to your friend
Congratulations on your Outstanding Finalist Nancy #8674580

Nadia Paul level-classic 6/7/2010 6:41:16 PM

So very beautiful Nancyj - congrats on your finalist! #8674790

Jeana Clark 6/7/2010 6:58:02 PM

So Very beautiful!!!!!!
Fantastic work and a well deserved finalist!!! CONGRATULATIONS NANCY!!!!
Best of luck in the next round!!!

~J~ #8675035

Danny B. Head level-classic 6/7/2010 7:04:18 PM

Great image! Congrats! #8675110

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 6/7/2010 7:12:37 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Nancyj!

jo ann c. #8675201

Patti Coblentz level-classic 6/7/2010 7:15:04 PM

Congratulations on your finalist for this beautiful image, NancyJ!!

Patti #8675222

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 6/7/2010 7:29:04 PM

WTG on this fabulous May finalist, Nancyj!!! :-) k #8675346

Nancy L. Green level-classic 6/7/2010 7:29:05 PM

HUGE CONGRATULATIONS Nancy on this WONDERFUL finalist, WTG!!! <>< #8675347

Ellen Hodges level-classic 6/7/2010 7:32:04 PM

Huge congrats on this fabulous finalist, Nancyj! Very best luck in the next round!! #8675365

Mukesh Srivastava level-classic 6/7/2010 7:41:07 PM

Huge congrats on your awesome FINALIST, Nancy!!!!! Good luck for the GOLD!!!!! #8675435

Karen Kessler level-classic 6/7/2010 7:42:16 PM

Congratulations on your Finalist for this beautiful artwork! #8675448

Cindy Bendush level-classic 6/7/2010 8:29:55 PM

Super work Nancy! Congratulations on your Finalist! #8675697

Graham Robards level-classic 6/7/2010 8:33:38 PM

Best of luck in the next round!~Pat #8675713

ROLAN NARMAN 6/7/2010 9:37:27 PM

Big congratulations on this fantastic finalist Nancy! #8676081

Stefania Barbier level-classic 6/7/2010 10:45:11 PM

congratulations on your wonderful finalist!!! #8676445

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic 6/7/2010 11:10:56 PM

Beautiful finalist,Nancy! BIG congratulations!! #8676615

Bojan Bencic level-classic 6/7/2010 11:11:59 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Nancy. #8676617

Susan Weisensel level-classic 6/7/2010 11:17:36 PM

Beautiful and congratulations Nancy. Good luck. #8676646

Brett Dolsen 6/8/2010 1:06:54 AM

Very beautifull finalist Nancy!Congratulations! #8677119

Barbara Waldoch level-classic 6/8/2010 2:36:24 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful Finalist!

Marilyn Cornwell level-classic 6/8/2010 4:29:00 AM

Beautiful finalist, Nancy!!! Wonderful congratulations!! #8677440

Karen Celella level-classic 6/8/2010 6:02:23 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Nancyj. #8677835

Eivor Kuchta level-classic 6/8/2010 8:38:02 AM

Beautiful! Congratulations on your finalist, Nancyj! #8678506

Anita Hogue 6/8/2010 8:53:50 AM

This is sooooo gorgeous and a wonderful title! Congratulations Nancy! #8678583

Nancy J. Locke 6/8/2010 11:30:01 AM




Hugs, Nancy J L #8679135

Courtenay Vanderbilt 6/8/2010 12:03:39 PM

Hey, Nancy! Big Congrats on your Finalist! #8679244

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 6/8/2010 1:09:17 PM

Thank you ALL, my BP friends...for all of the wonderful congrats and support! You ALL are the best! 8o) #8679442

Maria Morrow 6/8/2010 5:27:26 PM

Gorgeous.. congratulations! #8680263

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 6/8/2010 5:59:36 PM

Thank you Maria! 8o) #8680440

Sam Britt 6/8/2010 7:38:13 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Nancy! #8680817

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 6/8/2010 7:47:01 PM

Thank you bunches Sam! 8o) #8680845

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic 6/8/2010 9:53:41 PM

Wonderful work here Nancy and so commendable indeed. Congrats! #8681143

Rona L. Schwarz 6/8/2010 10:21:14 PM

Gorgeous magnolia capture and fabulous treatment, Nancy! Very creative. Wonderful work! CONGRATULATIONS on your superb FINALIST and Good luck in the next round! #8681176

Jessica Jenney level-classic 6/9/2010 5:11:39 AM

Congratulations, Nancy on your gorgeous finalist! #8681592

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 6/9/2010 6:44:45 AM


THANK you so much, my friends... for your wonderful support and encouragement... have a great day! 8o) #8681854

Eloise Bartell level-classic 6/9/2010 9:11:02 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful Finalist NancyJ. I sure wish my magnolia would bloom like this one. #8682254

Mitch Spence level-classic 6/9/2010 9:26:28 AM

Just lovely work, Nancy. Congratulations to you. #8682295

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 6/9/2010 10:31:22 AM


Thank you my friends, for your wonderful comments of support and encouragement! Have a wonderful day! 8o)


Lana Arcemont level-classic 6/9/2010 12:43:42 PM

Contratulations on you well deserved finalist! #8682668

Linda Blair level-classic 6/9/2010 1:17:58 PM

A beautiful finalist Nancy....congratulations!!!!!!! #8682731

Carol L. Fowler 6/9/2010 1:21:02 PM

Gorgeous Finalist! Congrats! #8682739

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 6/9/2010 1:25:07 PM

Lana THANK YOU. 8o) #8682760

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 6/9/2010 1:26:54 PM


THANK YOU for your kind congrats...8o) #8682773

Lorna Shutter 6/10/2010 4:59:08 AM

Hey there, my friend! My computer died so I bought a new one and I'm finally up and running again! CONGRATULATIONS on another Finalist Award!!!!! Beautiful work, Nancyj! Photobucket #8685331

Kathleen Brennan 6/11/2010 10:59:51 AM

Congratulations on this lovely finalist, Nancy! #8688840

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 6/12/2010 6:03:08 AM

Thank you so much Lorna and Kathleen!
Am out of town, and will catch up soon! 8o) #8690413

Annette Carr level-classic 7/27/2010 4:11:08 PM

Well this is spectacular. I find it interesting that you left the flower au naturale and did not clone out the few flaws. It truly makes you feel like you could reach out and touch it's soft petals. Great job :) #8789825

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 7/27/2010 5:01:49 PM

THANK YOU ANNETTE... yes, the flaws are there, and so is some texture which made it look like more flaws! 8o) Am pleased you like it. 8o) #8789881

Stephen Zacker 8/14/2010 6:41:54 AM

This one should be framed. It is just lovely. Congratulations #8830764

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 8/14/2010 11:05:45 AM

Stephen, THANK YOU, and I have it on my wall!!! 8o) #8832029

Debra R. Harder 8/14/2010 2:03:10 PM

This is soooooooo GORGEOUS, Nancy! Huge congratulations on your beautiful finalist! Deb #8832963

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 8/14/2010 2:40:59 PM

Thank you Debra for the congrats! 8o) #8833139

Terry Cervi level-classic 8/14/2010 8:03:49 PM

Gosh do I love your floral work, Nancy! Congrats! #8834371

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 8/15/2010 7:38:20 AM

GOOD morning, and THANK YOU so much! 8o) #8835824

Annette Carr level-classic 9/15/2010 2:13:08 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, this is a prize winner for sure. Absolutely stunning. Your ddr work surpasses my expectations of what you can do in the ddr! Inspirational, that's what you are :) #8902565

Nancy J. Locke 9/15/2010 2:42:11 PM

Nancyj, you totally ROCK!!! Your angels and you make such a great team. :D You inspire us all!!!


Hugs, Nancy J L #8902779

Wm Nosal 9/15/2010 3:35:57 PM

Congratulations, Nancyj #8903201

Laura E. Swan level-classic 9/15/2010 5:14:11 PM


Photobucket Such a Great Finalist!!! HUGE CONGRATS! Photobucket


Randy D. Dinkins level-classic 9/15/2010 5:15:06 PM

Beautiful, big congrats on your finalist(s!). #8904128

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 9/15/2010 8:03:16 PM

A HUGE THANK YOU to all of you!!! 8o) #8905591

Nancy (Peaches) Harker level-classic 9/15/2010 8:09:32 PM


HUGE CONGRATS on your AWESOME finalist!
Best of luck in the next round!

Photobucket #8905633

Renee Doyle level-classic 9/15/2010 8:32:02 PM

WTG Nancy!! Congratulations!! #8905802

Lorna Shutter 9/15/2010 8:39:11 PM

All right!!! CONGRATULATIONS on another awesome Finalist! They are all deserving winners and I hope they do well in the next round! WTG, my friend!!!!! :) #8905856

Lorna Shutter 9/15/2010 8:40:06 PM

Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket
One chicken dancer for each Finalist Award!!!!! :) #8905866

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 9/15/2010 9:22:19 PM

Thank you all for the wonderful congrats and best cheerleading team! lol 8o) #8906124

Sherran Andersen level-classic 9/15/2010 9:41:08 PM

Congrats. #8906269

Debra R. Harder 9/15/2010 10:25:58 PM

This is so exquisite, Nancy! Huge congratulations on your beautiful finalist! Deb #8906534

Julianne Bradford 9/15/2010 11:25:42 PM

Superb finalist Nancyj. Got to love the magnolias #8906746

Stefania Barbier level-classic 9/16/2010 2:37:22 AM

it's a beauty, congratulations!!! #8907484

Marilyn Cornwell level-classic 9/16/2010 2:45:03 AM

Beautiful again, and congratulations again! Wonderful to see you with so many beautiful finalists, Nancy!!! #8907549

Jessica Jenney level-classic 9/16/2010 4:02:09 AM

Beautiful finalist and I love the quote as well! Congrats, Nancy! #8907804

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 9/16/2010 7:32:26 AM

THANK YOU so much everyone.... I am honored by all of your congrats, and continued support! 8o) #8908609

Renata Gusciora level-classic 9/16/2010 3:18:32 PM

Yet another congratulations on your beautiful finalist,Nancyj!!!:-) #8909944

Jeana Clark 9/16/2010 4:15:38 PM

Outstanding Capture!!!!
Many Congrats for your Finalist!!!!
Best Of Luck In The Next Round!!!

~J~ #8910217

Nikki McDonald level-classic 9/16/2010 4:55:23 PM

Beautiful! Congratulations on the finalist and good luck in the next round. #8910411

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 9/16/2010 5:40:11 PM


THANK YOU ladies! 8o) #8910690

Robyn A. Terrell 9/16/2010 7:49:09 PM

Wow, cogratulations on all of your stunning fianlist, Nancy! They are all so beautiful! #8911155

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 9/17/2010 12:09:15 PM

THANK YOU Robyn!!! 8o) #8912747

Linda Blair 9/18/2010 7:15:06 AM

Congratualtions again Nancy!!!! #8915199

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 9/18/2010 7:24:35 AM

Linda, THANK you very much! 8o) #8915242

Lydia Williams level-classic 9/18/2010 11:45:11 AM

Congratulations again, Nancy!!!!! #8915856

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 9/18/2010 4:43:26 PM

THANK YOU Lydia!!!8o) #8916380

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-classic 9/18/2010 7:28:56 PM

Hey! Big Congrats again, Nancy! #8916638

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 9/18/2010 7:31:41 PM

Courtenay, THANK YOU.. this is a first multiple of 4 for me! I am pleased, and honored! 8o) #8916647

Carol Eade level-classic 9/25/2010 7:28:14 PM

Love the treatment on this, Nancy, congratulations! #8929885

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 9/25/2010 7:29:21 PM

THANK YOU so much, Carol... 8o) #8929886

Annette Carr level-classic 10/22/2010 4:03:39 PM

Looking at all the flowers today, my favorite is this beauty in white. #8990301

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 10/22/2010 6:38:02 PM

THANK YOU so much! 8o) #8990485

Annette Carr level-classic 2/12/2011 9:13:03 AM

Wow, just looking at some of my favorites. This photograph is so perfect I can smell the gardenia. Awesome! #9235699

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 2/12/2011 9:18:51 AM

THANK YOU SO MUCH, and by the way, this is a magnolia flower! 8o) #9235714

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