Monnie Ryan 10/23/2010 8:43:54 AM

Well done, Melissa! #1320314

Tarun Bose 10/23/2010 10:26:46 AM

Beautiful selective focus work Melissa. #8991439

Douglas Pignet 10/23/2010 12:23:09 PM

Lovely capture and beautiful colors and comp...Very well done #8991603

Judy A. Lawhon 10/23/2010 2:06:49 PM

Excellent macro capture, Melissa!! #8991743

Stefania Barbier 10/23/2010 11:41:27 PM

lovely macro, Melissa!!! #8992224

Douglas Perry 10/24/2010 6:35:31 AM

Very well done macro! #8992691

Jillian Danielson 10/28/2010 8:24:26 AM

OOH this is so pretty!!! Beautiful macro! #9001607

Tiia Vissak 11/15/2010 1:23:21 PM

Congratulations! #9036064

Tammy Espino 11/15/2010 1:55:00 PM

Huge congratulations on your awesome finalist! Best of luck next round :) #9036439

Bojan Bencic 11/15/2010 2:03:45 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Melissa. #9036575

Laura E. Swan 11/15/2010 2:44:39 PM


On Your Terrific Finalist, Melissa! I couldn't stop staring at the perfect focus there! WOW!

-Laura #9036978

Kathy Cline 11/15/2010 3:21:06 PM

glitter-graphics.com #9037338

Marilyn Cornwell 11/15/2010 3:25:32 PM

One of my favourite flowers! Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Melissa! #9037394

Renee Doyle 11/15/2010 3:48:49 PM

Wonderful selective focus and dof!! Congratulations Melissa!! #9037642

Douglas Perry 11/15/2010 4:11:54 PM

Congrats!!! #9037934

Nancyj E. Hovey 11/15/2010 4:17:26 PM

on your finalist! 8o) #9038002

Becky J. Parkinson 11/15/2010 4:20:51 PM

This is so beautiful, Melissa!!! Stunning image and very deserving of a finalist. I think we may see this one again!! #9038038

Jack Ryan 11/15/2010 4:23:29 PM

Congratulations...a very deserving selection. #9038058

Christopher Budny 11/15/2010 5:08:21 PM

My favorite lens... and a beautiful result! Congratulations! #9038465

Stan J. Bendkowski 11/15/2010 5:24:48 PM

Fantastic macro. Congratulations on your great finalist, Melissa! #9038615

Lorna Shutter 11/15/2010 5:48:20 PM

WTG, Melissa!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your Finalist Award for this gorgeous image!!!!! :) Photobucket #9038841

Jessica Jenney 11/15/2010 6:07:56 PM

Congratulations, Melissa on your gorgeous finalist! #9038960

Sam Britt 11/15/2010 7:02:10 PM

Congratulations on this terrific finalist, Melissa! #9039273

Debra R. Harder 11/15/2010 7:19:51 PM

Your florals are absolutely STUNNING, Melissa! Huge congratulations on your BEAUTIFUL finalist!! Deb #9039388

Sabrina Ryan 11/15/2010 7:26:25 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your beautiful Finalist, Melissa! #9039444

frank w. degenhardt 11/15/2010 9:20:23 PM

Fanatastic work and a beauty. Congratulations on the Finalist my friend. #9039926

Debbie Hartley 11/16/2010 3:13:25 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist Melissa! #9040418

Monnie Ryan 11/16/2010 7:26:38 AM

Congratulations, Melissa! #9041272

Kay Beausoleil 11/16/2010 7:37:14 AM

Simply beautiful, Melissa -- congratulations! #9041292

Lydia Williams 11/16/2010 9:20:21 AM

Very nice, Melissa! Congratulations! #9041694

Rona L. Schwarz 11/16/2010 1:12:52 PM

Magnificent floral macro, Melissa! Great DOF and I love the selective focus. You are a floral master, that's for sure - I wish I could do this! CONGRATULATIONS on another outstanding Finalist, and good luck in the next round! #9042458

Patrick Rouzes 11/16/2010 1:47:54 PM

CONGRATULATIONS & good luck on this incredible finalist, Melissa! WTG! #9042563

Nancy L. Green 11/18/2010 8:38:13 AM

CONGRATULATIONS Melissa, OUTSTANDING image as always!! <>< #9048558

ALLEN O. HOWARD 11/18/2010 11:26:22 AM

Wonderful DOF and awesome colors and details. Congratulations Melissa! #9048890

Merna L. Nobile 11/18/2010 8:08:38 PM

I would personally like to congratulate you on your winning photograph for October, 2010 and wish you a Happy Thanksgiving. Merna Nobile #9049940

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This super close-up was taken with my Canon 100mm Macro Lens set at the widest aperture (2.8) for maximum shallow DOF and selective focus on just the tips of this flower.

Shot in RAW and developed in Adobe Camera RAW and tweaked in Photo Shop CS5.

Details and Macro.

Exif: F Number: 2.8, Exposure Bias Value: -1.00, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Uploaded on 10/23/2010 8:06:09 AM

Keywords: #center #flower #pink 

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist

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