Catching The Light

© Kristi A. Howson

Catching The Light

Deb Holmes 8/5/2005 11:11:40 AM

Very pretty Kristi, nice comp and great shades of green! #289541

Colette M. Metcalf 8/5/2005 11:23:36 AM

Nice image and the lighting's great, Kristi!! #1681757

Judy S. Fung 8/5/2005 11:39:53 AM

Terrific lighting and very pretty image, Kristi! #1681855

Monika Sapek 8/5/2005 11:46:13 AM

Great details and composition in this one, Kristi! Love the warm lighting too.
Monika
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Jill M. Flusemann 8/5/2005 2:13:18 PM

Wonderful macro. Great color & composition! #1682327

Tammy Scott 8/5/2005 2:38:59 PM

This is a great shot, Kristi! I love the color and the lighting! #1682392

Marie Fields 8/5/2005 2:59:54 PM

Wonderful image, Kristi!!! #1682469

Goshka G. 8/5/2005 5:40:36 PM

Gorgeous lighting, Kristi!! #1682906

Gene Spears 8/5/2005 8:09:18 PM

beautiful - love your composition! #1683198

Kristi A. Howson 8/5/2005 10:49:49 PM

Thanks so much Colette, Judy, Monika, Jill, Tammy, Marie Goshka & Gene for your wonderful comments. I really appreciate it! #1683354

Kristi A. Howson 8/5/2005 10:57:14 PM

Thanks Deb...I thought I had everyone....wonderful comment and I really appreciate your taking the time! #1683360

Dan J. Holm 8/6/2005 1:20:58 AM

Wow, Kristi!! This is a world unto itself!! This GORGEOUS green vortex is stunning, bot in colr and detail!! Love it! #1683522

Detrick V. Martin 8/6/2005 5:30:19 AM

Wonderful Image, well done! #1684025

Kristi A. Howson 8/7/2005 12:12:27 PM

Thanks Dan & Detrick..I really appreciate you taking the time to comment! #1688288

Carla Metzler 10/21/2005 8:27:26 AM

Congratulations, Kirsti! #1977684

Brinn MacDougall 10/21/2005 10:44:22 AM

Good luck in the next round, Kristi..this is great! #1978456

Joline Frazier 10/21/2005 1:27:27 PM

This is totally beautiful. The light is wonderful. Good luck and congratulations. #1979446

Terry L. Ellis 10/21/2005 1:57:53 PM

Congratulations, Kirsti, on this beautiful finalist! #1979625

Patricia Robinson Trapp 10/21/2005 3:40:16 PM

Beautiful, Kristi! Congratulations!! #1980252

Terry R. Hatfield 10/21/2005 4:26:32 PM

Love This Awesome Lighting Kristi!!
Congratulations On Your Finalist:-) #1980562

KHAWLA Haddad 10/21/2005 5:47:21 PM


Congratulations on this terrific finalist!!!!!!! #1980987

Monika Sapek 10/21/2005 6:24:18 PM

I am so glad to see this image as a finalist, Kristi! Many congratulations and good luck in the next round!
Monika
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Donna LaMattino Pagakis 10/21/2005 6:46:38 PM

This is lovely Kristi, a big congratulations!! #1981392

Deb Holmes 10/21/2005 7:06:54 PM

Great finalist Kristi, well deserved! #1981527

Brian Lobdell 10/21/2005 7:18:30 PM

Stunning finalist Kristi! Love the composition and your superb lighting here - Congratulations! #1981583

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 10/22/2005 11:47:16 AM

Nice light, color and form. #1984503

Kristi A. Howson 10/22/2005 7:07:43 PM

Thanks so much Carla, Brinn, Joline, Terry, Patricia, Terry, Monika, Donna, Deb, Brian and WOW...The Judges...what a treat. I really do appreciate all the encouragement and support!!!! #1986011

Stan J. Contrades 10/23/2005 12:21:03 AM

Well done, Kristi!! CONGRATULATIONS and best of luck in the next round!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1986603

Robert Mann 10/23/2005 10:27:54 AM

Hope you know I love this image from DIC, Kristi! Big, huge, wonderful, marvelous congrats on your first place win! Yippeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!! #1988209

Melissa L. Zavadil 10/23/2005 11:10:50 AM

CONGRATS CONGRATS CONGRATS!!!! WTG!!! What a really neat image!!! FIRST PLACE!!!!!!!! #1988377

Terry L. Ellis 10/23/2005 11:12:59 AM

This is so wonderful, Kristi! Congratulations on this amazing First Place Win! Very proud of you!!! #1988394

Jenny Bosmans 10/23/2005 11:37:57 AM

I'm with Terry, Kristi!! BIG CONGRATULATIONS on this First Place winner! :) #1988498

Karen Engelbreth 10/23/2005 11:38:31 AM

Congrats on your first place win, Kristi! #1988499

Karen Engelbreth 10/23/2005 11:42:03 AM

Congrats on your first place win, Kristi! #1988511

KHAWLA Haddad 10/23/2005 11:52:08 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on your First place winner,Kristi!!! #1988560

Nicole Kessel 10/23/2005 12:03:56 PM

Fantastic job! Congratulations, Kristi! #1988644

Karen Rahlf 10/23/2005 12:29:18 PM

Beautiful! Congratulations! #1988798

Kristi A. Howson 10/23/2005 12:51:54 PM

Ohhh...thanks so much everyone for all your wonderful support, encouragement and giving me the courage and motivations to stay with it. Thanks to the judges for choosing this, BP for providing the opportunity..(Right now I'm still shaking from the shock...I can't believe it). And thanks so much Brenda Thwarp and Jim Zuckerman for all the skills you taught me to help me achieve this goal...and thanks to my dear friend Nick from Australia (sometimes known as "matey"), you has never gave up on me, always stayed by me and wasn't afraid to tell me I could do better(even though I didn't like it:) ...and thanks to all my dear friends from DPC who supported me as well...words can't really express how I feel right now but it sure has lifted my spirits pretty hhigh on a such a gloomy day!!!! #1988898

Jim Kinnunen 10/23/2005 1:05:47 PM

Congratulations on this fine first place win, Kristi...WTG!!! #1988950

Marla A. Lehr 10/23/2005 1:10:25 PM

Yeaaa Kristi! Way to go. Huge congratulations on this well deserving win. It's fabulous. #1988962

Daniel Diaz 10/23/2005 1:14:44 PM

Big congrats on your win Kristi, way to go!!! #1988981

Bill Houghton 10/23/2005 1:26:05 PM

Outstanding shot Kristi. A big congratulations to you. #1989029

Connie J. Bagot 10/23/2005 2:18:28 PM

Congratulations Kristi! This awesomely beautiful photo is first place all the way---and it couldn't happen to a better person! #1989213

Claudia Kuhn 10/23/2005 2:42:51 PM

BIG CONGRATS Kristi!!! Way to go!!! Congrats on your first place win!! #1989254

zcaley 10/23/2005 3:04:06 PM

First Place! Awesome Kristi! #1989323

Jill Flynn 10/23/2005 3:28:24 PM

Congratulations on your First Place Win Kristi! Way to go!! #1989406

Stan J. Contrades 10/23/2005 3:38:59 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your First Place win, Kristi!! Well done!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1989451

Kay Beausoleil 10/23/2005 3:59:56 PM

Wonderful design and light -- congratulations on your first prize win, Kristi! #1989512

Wendy Stevenson 10/23/2005 4:01:12 PM

WTG on this GREAT FIRST PLACE win Kristi!! This image has done very well for you:-) #1989519

Terry Cervi 10/23/2005 4:51:58 PM

A beautiful image, Kristi! Congrats on your 1st place win!! #1989628

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 10/23/2005 4:54:20 PM

I am very happy for you Kristi!!! Congratulations! #1989633

Chris Macer 10/23/2005 6:15:49 PM

Huge congrats, Kristi! Way to go!! :) #1989835

Nick Lagos 10/23/2005 6:54:18 PM

I am utterly thrilled to see this terrific and prestigous win "matey" ... you certainly deserved it.....big big big congrats !!! #1989937

Evy Johansen 10/23/2005 7:17:45 PM

This is an awesome image, Kristi!! Big congratulations on your well deserved first prize win, Kristi! #1990034

Cathy M. Gromball 10/23/2005 7:18:38 PM

Congratulations, Kristi!

Cathy :) #1990039

Robyn Mackenzie 10/23/2005 7:20:00 PM

Absolutely awesome image, and well deserved win, Kristi! I'm so very happy for you!!!!! #1990047

Sharon Day 10/23/2005 7:24:48 PM

Big congratulations, Kristi!!! Outstanding and well deserved 1st place win! #1990072

Dan J. Holm 10/23/2005 9:19:42 PM

CONGRATULATIONS, Kristi!! A very deserving, gorgeous FIRST PLACE win!! #1990494

Donna Roberts 10/24/2005 12:08:33 AM

WTG Kristi - I am thrilled to see your name as one of the well deserved first place winners.
Excellent result....well done!
:-) ddu #1990685

Joline Frazier 10/24/2005 3:43:43 AM

Big congratulations on this win. I love this shot, it really stood out in my eyes. So glad to see this in the winners circle. #1991025

Cathy Gregor 10/24/2005 3:46:23 AM

Congratulations on your first place win, Kristi!! This is absolutely gorgeous!! #1991045

Deb Holmes 10/24/2005 5:35:24 AM

Many congrats on your first place win Kristi, way to go!!! #1991641

Piotr M. Organa 10/24/2005 6:06:29 AM

Congrats on your beautiful photo and First Place, Kristi!! #1991777

Shelly A. Van Camp 10/24/2005 7:50:09 AM

Congrats...Pretty! #1992250

Brinn MacDougall 10/24/2005 11:21:25 AM

Alright! Kristi..congrats on your big win! #1993264

Judy S. Fung 10/24/2005 2:17:12 PM

Congrats on your win, Kristi! #1993929

Mary Clarke 10/24/2005 2:53:56 PM

Many congratulations on your First Place Winner - lovely image. #1994073

Karen J. McDowell 10/24/2005 3:51:32 PM

Way to go, girl! It's an absolute stunner, just gorgeous! Congrats on a great win, I'm so happy for you! #1994249

William C. Raco 10/24/2005 4:52:37 PM

Very beautiful, Kristi
Congratulations,

Bill #1994603

Donna W. Neal 10/24/2005 5:16:43 PM

Congratulations Kristi on this very pretty win. #1994746

Monika Sapek 10/24/2005 9:53:42 PM

My heartfelt congratulations on your First Place Win with this beautiful photo, Kristi!
Monika
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Lucy S. Durfee 10/25/2005 9:23:08 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on your First place winner,Kristi. I agree with the judges, it's a beauty!

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Daian Gan 10/26/2005 5:56:35 AM

I love that green composition, Congratulations #2000070

Kristi A. Howson 10/26/2005 8:27:46 AM

Thanks so much RoB M., Melissa, Terry E., Jenny, Karen E., Kelly, Nicole, Karen R., Jim, Marla, Daniel, Bill, Connie, Claudia, Caley, Jill Stan, Kay, Wendy, Terry, Donna P., Chris, Nick, Evy, Cathy, Robyn, Sharon, Dan, Donna R., Joline, Cathy, Deb, Piortr, Shelly, Brinn, Judy, Mary, Karen M., Bill, Donna N., Monika, Lucy, Daian!!! Your wonderful words of support mean so much to me and I want to thank each and every one of you with all my heart!!! #2000687

Cora Miller 10/28/2005 5:02:27 PM

What a spectacular shot! Congratulations on your big win, Kristi! #2009662

Kristi A. Howson 10/30/2005 11:05:01 AM

Thanks so much Cora for you encouragement...I really appreciate your taking the time to comment. #2014915

Leanne M.E. Boyd 10/31/2005 11:43:52 AM

Excellent shot, Kristi! Congratulations on your 1st place win! #2018767

Kristi A. Howson 11/1/2005 7:47:58 AM

Thanks so much Leanne for your wonderful comment! #2022563

Jill Odice 11/18/2005 1:01:28 AM

Wow, you sure have alot of great shots in this gallery Kristi! Apparently the judges think so too :-) This is really wonderful! #2089634

Elizabeth J. Bernier 11/22/2005 11:39:33 AM

First place!!! Not easy to do here but YOU DID IT!!!!!Way to go Kristi!!!I'm so happy for you!!!It's a beautiful image and a well deserved win...big big congrats girl!!!Hugs,Beth #2107152

Nancy Grace Chen 11/24/2005 6:34:55 PM

Wow, Kristi!! FIRST PLACE! I love your comp here and the beautiful glowing light. A late congrats to you!!

Nancy #2117778

Lori Carlson 11/25/2005 12:47:16 PM

Congrats on this beautiful design Kristi!! :0) #2119724

Kristi A. Howson 11/28/2005 10:22:33 PM

Thanks so much Jill, Beth, Nancy & Lori for your wonderful and encouraging comments. I appreciate it so much! #2132923

Graeme Chow 12/20/2005 5:52:02 PM

Yes, Not only you catch the lights but one big winner here in flower. Congrat and well done Kristi. #2206993

Claudia Kuhn 12/20/2005 6:28:13 PM

Big congrats on your first place winner Kristi!!!!! Wooooo hooooooooooo!!!!!!! #2207093

Kristi A. Howson 12/20/2005 6:46:52 PM

Thanks GRAEME and Claudia....I think BP has a posting error though. This won several months ago but I see they have it up for November! #2207153

Phillip R. Connolly 4/23/2006 4:49:59 PM

Kristi, how many times do we pass an opportunity like this without ever seeing it...well done, you actually saw it and did something about it. A worthy winner. Thank you for the well wishes also.

Phil #2678020

Bill Wyatt 7/13/2006 1:20:57 PM

The lighting is fantastic and the details and composition are terrific! Congratulations on your Winner, Kristi! #3024962

Nancy L. Green 7/13/2006 8:12:02 PM

I somehow missed this Kristi!! Congratulations and Very well deserved!! <>< #3026251

eileen bedford 8/19/2006 10:38:37 AM

Congrats on your win, Kristi, It is simply BEAUTIFUL...

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Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 3/8/2007 5:47:15 AM

Beautiful capture, Kristi ... love the colors and lighting ... A BIG Congrats on this 1st place win ... steve #4033773

Indrajit Hajra 7/23/2007 1:03:40 AM

Lovely, Gorgeous and perfect in all respect...You really worth the win..Congrats.. #4542246

Michael L. Dawson 1/15/2008 9:55:07 PM

Beautiful light and lines, I can see why this was a winner! #5346620

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**1rst Place - Flowers. F2.8, 1/400, ISO 100, 100mm, shade, 8/3/2005 @ 1:42pm. Taken in Alice Keck Park, Santa Barbara.

Uploaded on 8/5/2005 10:30:07 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner


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