Poppy Pods

© Dianna Murphy

Poppy Pods

Stephanie Laird level-classic 6/11/2010 9:10:24 AM

Beautiful. Love the effects. #1277751

Kathleen Brennan 6/11/2010 11:02:17 AM

Gorgeous! Love the yellow glow and the BG and the texture work! #8688842

Leslie McLain level-classic 6/11/2010 12:36:39 PM

Beautiful capture and background, Dianna. #8689034

Val Feldman level-classic 6/11/2010 1:09:48 PM

Very nice, Dianna...the textures applied to the b/g color and the warm glow you captured pops the subj matter beautifully...Poppies are interesting/beautiful at any stage, aren't they? #8689072

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-classic 6/11/2010 3:46:54 PM

Great composition and use of texture. Well done Dianna.
JP #8689290

Nadia Paul level-classic 6/11/2010 5:31:58 PM

Beautiful capture with great texture work Dianna! #8689529

Jodi Zimmer level-classic 6/11/2010 6:28:09 PM

very lovely image with good looking effects! #8689725

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 6/11/2010 6:45:45 PM

Superb tones, textures, focus, dof, clarity & glorious-looking b/g ! Super lovely image & work here, Dianna! #8689791

Margaret R. Barry level-classic 6/12/2010 4:03:41 AM

Fantastic composition, textures and treatment, Dianna! #8690286

Linda L. Ruiz level-classic 6/12/2010 9:30:23 AM

Totally love the textures. #8690769

Carol L. Fowler 6/12/2010 4:09:51 PM

Perfect textures- gorgeous! #8691041

Lana Arcemont level-classic 6/12/2010 5:26:06 PM

Love This, Dianna!
Nice Effects! #8691116

Marty Straub 6/14/2010 8:46:11 AM

Beautifully done, Dianna. Love the bg treatment and your skills of composition. Outstanding selective focusing and that yellow circle in the bg really adds huge impact. #8694100

Kathy Salerni level-classic 6/15/2010 6:31:08 PM

Oh, I love this, Dianna! Wonderful textures and BG! #8697617

Kathleen Brennan 7/12/2010 3:38:59 PM

I love this, Diana! Great texture work! Congrats on this and your other finalists, as well! #8752575

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 7/12/2010 3:47:09 PM

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8752646

Donna L. Stansbury 7/12/2010 4:08:25 PM

Wowzers, I LOVE this! Great job and congratulations on your finalist! #8752867

Rachelle D. Carriere 7/12/2010 4:39:55 PM

Very nice work Dianna! Congratulation on this wonderful finalist! #8753249

Carol L. Fowler 7/12/2010 4:54:07 PM

Congrats! Beautiful! #8753392

Leslie McLain level-classic 7/12/2010 4:55:13 PM

Congrats on all your beautiful finalists, Diana. #8753404

Linda A. Braddock level-classic 7/12/2010 5:05:36 PM

Diana, Congratulations on this beautiful Finalists!! #8753507

Val Feldman level-classic 7/12/2010 5:10:23 PM

So glad to see this one back, Dianna...congrats and all the best in the upcoming round! #8753553

Laura E. Swan level-classic 7/12/2010 5:39:09 PM



Great job Diana! FAV'D

-Laura #8753856

Karen Walzer 7/12/2010 5:54:49 PM

Great finalist Diana! #8753998

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 7/12/2010 5:56:03 PM

Superb finalist, Dianna!

Debby #8754011

Carol Eade level-classic 7/12/2010 5:57:24 PM

Love it, Dianna, beautiful work and congratulations! #8754026

Daniella Puente level-classic 7/12/2010 6:36:00 PM

Congratulations for your finalists Dianna, this is my favorite one :))) #8754377

Kathy Cline level-classic 7/12/2010 7:48:51 PM

glitter-graphics.com #8754921

Lynne S. Fried 7/12/2010 8:31:06 PM

A wonderful shot and really deserving of your finalist award. Good luck in the next round. #8755109

Sherran Andersen level-classic 7/12/2010 9:08:45 PM

Congrats. #8755329

Patti Coblentz level-classic 7/12/2010 9:57:36 PM

Excellent, Dianna!!! Congratulations on your finalist! #8755586

Kathy Salerni level-classic 7/12/2010 11:25:39 PM

Congratulations on all of your well deserved finalists, Dianna! Best of luck in the next round! #8755739

Howard B. Cheek 7/13/2010 5:23:25 AM

Congrats Dianna, you deserve a win for this work of art.
Good luck :) #8756586

Nadia Paul 7/13/2010 5:41:39 AM

Congrats on your beautiful finalist Dianna! #8756688

Stefania Barbier level-classic 7/13/2010 6:59:53 AM


Daniel Ruf level-classic 7/13/2010 8:51:54 AM

Everything is perfectly done. Congrats on this beauty. #8757669

Lydia Williams level-classic 7/13/2010 10:11:28 AM

Well done...congratulations Dianna! #8758031

Tammy Espino level-classic 7/13/2010 1:01:36 PM

Congrast on another beautiful finalist! Love the treatment~ :) #8758684

Debra R. Harder 7/13/2010 2:57:06 PM

I can't believe I missed this beauty, Dianna! This is gorgeous! Love the treatment, tones, colors, lighting and comp. Huge congratulations on another BEAUTIFUL finalist! Deb #8759125

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 7/13/2010 4:33:21 PM

CONGRATULATIONS & good luck, Dianna! WTG! #8759566

Sam Britt level-classic 7/13/2010 7:16:57 PM

Congratulations on this finalist, Dianna! #8760116

Lynne S. Fried 7/14/2010 1:16:30 PM

Let me be the first of many to follow that congratulate you on this awesome win. This s an amazing photo and you so deserve the award! Woo Hoo Dianna! #8762289

Val Feldman level-classic 7/14/2010 1:19:21 PM

Excellent, excellent...Congrats on this wonderful GOLD winner, Dianna...So happy for you!!! #8762307

Freddy Bland 7/14/2010 1:24:44 PM

Awesome winning image, Dianna!! Many congratulations to you!! #8762349

Patti Coblentz level-classic 7/14/2010 1:34:10 PM

WTG, Dianna!! So pleased for you...congratulations on your beautiful gold win! #8762415

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 7/14/2010 1:43:49 PM

on your very deserving SECOND PLACE WINNER!! #8762507

Mark Dodge 7/14/2010 1:45:58 PM

Congratulations, Dianna! :o) Way to go! #8762531

Tammy Espino 7/14/2010 1:50:48 PM

Huge Congrats on your win!! :) #8762572

Tammy Espino 7/14/2010 1:52:14 PM

Huge Congrats on your win!! :) #8762583

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 7/14/2010 2:05:41 PM

WTG on your win, Dianna! :-) k #8762698

Kathy Salerni level-classic 7/14/2010 2:22:16 PM

Big congrats on your win, Dianna! #8762784

Ken Falls 7/14/2010 2:42:31 PM

Well done on the win congrats!! #8762853

Anita Hogue 7/14/2010 2:49:17 PM

What a wonderful delight to see this fabulous image in the winner's circle! A big congratulations, Dianna! #8762889

Agnes Fegan level-classic 7/14/2010 2:53:28 PM

Congratulations on your win Dianna!!! #8762918

Carol L. Fowler 7/14/2010 2:57:09 PM

Big Congrats! #8762946

Jessica Jenney level-classic 7/14/2010 3:30:42 PM

Congratulations, Dianna on your beautiful winner! #8763087

Kathleen Brennan 7/14/2010 4:05:53 PM

I loved this one and I am so glad to see it get a gold! #8763244

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 7/14/2010 4:12:04 PM

Congrats on your win, Dianna, for this marvelous image!

Debby #8763297

Kim Andelkovic level-classic 7/14/2010 4:16:05 PM

Congrats on a great win :-) #8763325

Lana Arcemont level-classic 7/14/2010 4:19:55 PM

Congratulations, Dianna on this fantastic win! #8763355

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 7/14/2010 4:21:30 PM

HEYYYYYYYYYYY Dianna, CONGRATULATIONS on this phenomenal Winner, my friend! WTG! #8763368

Stefania Barbier level-classic 7/14/2010 4:38:36 PM

spectacular win, congratulations Dianna! #8763479

Debra R. Harder 7/14/2010 5:41:05 PM

WTG, Dianna!! Huge congratulations on your BEAUTIFUL GOLD WINNER!! WHOOOOO-HOOOOO!! Deb #8763689

Mitch Spence level-classic 7/14/2010 5:44:00 PM

Quite beautiful and so deserving, Dianna. Congratulations to you. #8763707

Randy D. Dinkins level-classic 7/14/2010 6:06:28 PM

Beautiful capture, well done; congratulations! #8763800

Rona L. Schwarz 7/14/2010 6:11:34 PM

How did I ever miss this! Wonderful composition with the BG glow and fantastic use of textures, Dianna! Awesome image! Huge Congratulations on your Gold Winner! #8763818

Terry Cervi level-classic 7/14/2010 7:02:43 PM

Congrats on this beautiful win, Dianna! #8763951

Carol Eade level-classic 7/14/2010 7:03:39 PM

Awesome, Dianna, congratulations, love this one! #8763956

Sam Britt level-classic 7/14/2010 7:22:53 PM

Congrats on this second place win, Dianna! #8764019

Sam Britt level-classic 7/14/2010 7:22:54 PM

Congrats on this second place win, Dianna! #8764020

Alan L. Borror 7/15/2010 4:21:48 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful winner, Dianna! #8764824

Ellen Hodges level-classic 7/15/2010 4:36:33 AM

Huge congrats on your fabulous win, Dianna!! #8764886

Ellen Hodges level-classic 7/15/2010 4:36:34 AM

Huge congrats on your fabulous win, Dianna!! #8764887

Leslie McLain level-classic 7/15/2010 4:39:20 AM

Congrats on your beautiful winner, Dianna. #8764896

Jeff Robinson level-classic 7/15/2010 4:54:22 AM

Congrats Dianna on your 2nd Place Gold!! Jeff #8764946

Margaret R. Barry level-classic 7/15/2010 9:53:49 AM

Congratulations on your fantastic winner, Dianna! #8765595

Mike Clime level-classic 7/15/2010 11:39:36 AM

Congratulations on your winner! #8765772

Steve M. Harrington level-classic 7/15/2010 12:26:00 PM

Good on you, Dianna! :)
Steve #8765862

Phyllis H. Burchett level-classic 7/15/2010 6:01:35 PM

Beautiful Dianna! Congratulations on your win!! #8766474

Susan M. Campbell level-classic 7/15/2010 7:14:58 PM

Very nice. Congrats on this gorgeous winner. #8766638

Lydia Williams level-classic 7/16/2010 4:52:40 PM

Awesome...Congratulations on your gold medal win! #8768620

Merna L. Nobile 7/16/2010 7:59:32 PM

BEAUTIFUL! Congratulations on your Award for June, 2010. Merna #8768972

David M. Montero 7/17/2010 10:54:17 AM

Congratulations Dianna! Love the textures. #8769711

Sharon Sawyer level-classic 7/17/2010 6:09:12 PM

Dianna, congratulations on your beautiful & well deserved win!!! #8770331

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 7/18/2010 7:12:26 PM

Congrats on your beautiful WINNER Dianna!!! I love this shot! #8772404

Cindy Bendush level-classic 7/19/2010 10:15:20 PM

Stunning winner Dianna - Congratulations! #8774599

Robyn A. Terrell 7/20/2010 4:55:29 PM

Such a beautiful winner, Dianna! Congratulations on a fantastic month. Sorry, I'm late to the celebration, my sister and her family were in town. #8776404

Barbara Waldoch 7/21/2010 1:39:16 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful winner, Dianna! #8777070

Elaine Eastman 7/25/2010 9:24:35 AM

LOVE this! Congratulations! The colors and presentation are perfect! #8785051

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 9/13/2010 3:12:53 AM

Congratulations Dianna on your Win!!!

Dominick #8897189

Judith MacArthur level-classic 3/3/2011 1:40:06 PM

Browsing your gallery and came upon this well-deserved winner...I am doubly impressed to see your textures are your own...completely your creation. Just lovely. And what a charming combination of "stark" petal-less pods and lovely, delicate texture in the background...so neat!
...Congratulations! #9272021

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Taken in my yard. Textures (no plug ins or actions) done in PSCS3.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/100 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 50D

Uploaded on 6/11/2010 8:31:24 AM

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