Arthur Bohlmann 11/2/2010 1:49:13 PM

Great image using monocolor, the detail and composition are bothe great! #1323450

john forrant 11/2/2010 3:57:25 PM

Carla, The focus and DOF here are perfect. What were your settings? #9010999

Carla Capra 11/2/2010 7:37:03 PM

Thank you Arthur and John!!
I'm thrilled by your comments.
My settings: f16, ISO 320, shutter 1/100, W/B Preset.
;) CC #9011268

Mariann Kovats 11/2/2010 10:12:47 PM

Wow, Carla! This is fantastic! Amazing color, I love your selective focus! Perfect clarity and details! A winner for sure! #9011388

Douglas Perry 11/3/2010 3:27:58 AM

Wow, love that color and detail. #9011531

Helen Dittrich 11/3/2010 3:44:29 AM

a great macro image.. the color is beautiful and makes a very delicate image :) #9011574

Carla Capra 11/3/2010 6:02:00 AM

Mariann, Douglas and Helen;
Your comments are just amazing and I'm very pleased and grateful for them. Thank you very, very much.
;) CC #9011856

Terry Cervi 11/3/2010 6:05:10 AM

A stunning macro, Carla! Just awesome! #9011859

Melissa G. Meiselman 11/3/2010 7:59:40 AM

This selective focus and dazzling colors are wonderful, here, Carla!!

Melissa #9012088

Carla Capra 11/3/2010 12:58:59 PM

Hi Terry, Sabrina and Melissa;
This image captivated me and I'm "Thrilled" by your lovely compliments.
Thank you,
;) CC #9012479

Dianna Murphy 11/4/2010 4:48:29 PM

Very pretty kind of seductive too! #9014654

Carla Capra 11/4/2010 5:21:31 PM

Thank you, Dianna.
I so appreciate your visit.
;) CC #9014752

Julie Burnett 11/5/2010 8:36:38 AM

Carla, I SO agree with the others. The gorgeous color, astounding DOF and composition really make this a standout!! #9016072

Carla Capra 11/5/2010 1:04:57 PM

Hi Julie;
What a lovely compliment, I'm every so grateful. Thank you!
;) CC

PS. John...the W/B was Custom, not preset. #9016413

Joannie Bertucci 11/8/2010 2:15:10 PM

Stunning macro Carla with amazing details, exposure, tones and contrasts! Now here is a strange analogy...the bg looks like an ear and the detailed fg looks like what the ear is hearing! :-) #9021680

Steve M. Harrington 11/8/2010 2:21:12 PM

A lovely flowing composition, Carla.
Steve #9021686

Carla Capra 11/8/2010 5:49:35 PM

LOL, Joannie. But, with a bit of imagination I can see the 'ear' :)
Thank you for describing this with "stunning and amazing"!!
;) CC

Steve, thank you ever so much for this lovely compliment. Greatly appreciated.
;) CC #9022074

Gary Lange 11/18/2010 7:22:12 AM

What gorgeeous color. Love the detail and clarity also!! #9048336

Carla Capra 11/18/2010 8:02:33 AM

Hi Gary;
Thanks so very much!
;) CC #9048415

Jeff E Jensen 12/13/2010 12:36:42 PM

Congrats, Carla! I love the colors and detail. #9096944

Emile Abbott 12/13/2010 2:04:49 PM

Love it Carla and congrats girl #9097686

Phyllis H. Burchett 12/13/2010 2:22:46 PM

Stunning, congrats Carla! #9097774

Ellen H. Robertson 12/13/2010 2:40:08 PM

Beautiful. #9097858

Melissa G. Meiselman 12/13/2010 3:13:00 PM

Congratulations on this eye catching finalist, Carla!! #9098125

Randy D. Dinkins 12/13/2010 4:53:06 PM

Great close up shot, congratulations! #9098750

Mariann Kovats 12/13/2010 7:40:57 PM

Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist, Carla! #9099687

Stephen Shoff 12/13/2010 7:57:01 PM

Wonderful lines and textures. Congratulations, Carla. #9099835

Nancyj E. Hovey 12/13/2010 8:30:41 PM

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #9100152

Terry Cervi 12/13/2010 8:50:41 PM

Just beautiful, Carla! Congrats on your finalist! #9100352

Ellen Hodges 12/14/2010 3:55:18 AM

Huge congrats and best luck on your awesome finalist, Carla! #9101340

Carla Capra 12/14/2010 6:14:23 AM

Hello my friends;
Thank you, my dear friends, for extending your well wishes and congratulations. I'm truly grateful and appreciative!!
Thanks for sharing this with me and
I'm so excited to receive a Finalist Award!!!
My best always,
;) Carla #9101882

Thomas E. Hinds 12/14/2010 9:59:05 PM

Terrific floral macro, Carla! So aptly named. #9104272

Carol Eade 12/15/2010 5:56:48 AM

Gorgeous macro, Carla, warm congrats! #9104924

Carla Capra 12/15/2010 6:17:51 AM

Hi Sabrina, Thomas and Carol;
You are all so thoughtful to leave me your lovely congratulations.
I'm very appreciative.
;) CC #9104977

Arthur Bohlmann 12/15/2010 6:58:15 AM

A very big CONGRALUATIONS! #9105074

Aimee C. Eisaman 12/15/2010 7:27:39 AM

Congrats on your win Carla....a very sensual it! :~) #9105150

Ruth Grimm 12/15/2010 7:59:55 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful second place finish,Carla! This is a very lovely floral image! So sensual ! #9105342

Stephen Shoff 12/15/2010 8:07:45 AM

Good job on your 2nd Place, Carla. #9105374

Dale Hardin 12/15/2010 8:17:54 AM

This is stunning Carla. Congratulations. #9105414

Teresa H. Hunt 12/15/2010 8:21:28 AM

Wow this one is really beautiful!! Congrats on your win!! #9105428

Bojan Bencic 12/15/2010 8:34:50 AM

Amazing image, Carla. Congratulations. #9105499

Terry Cervi 12/15/2010 8:40:42 AM

Congrats on your beautiful second place win, Carla! #9105543

Joannie Bertucci 12/15/2010 10:10:25 AM

Congratulations on your win Carla...I guess the judges "heard" what this beautiful image had to say! #9105810

Debbie E. Payne 12/15/2010 10:23:13 AM

Simply gorgeous, Carla. Such a deserved win! #9105844

Linda D. Lester 12/15/2010 10:57:43 AM

Hey neighbor....congrats on this beauty!!!!! #9105922

Anita Hogue 12/15/2010 12:09:19 PM

A big congratulations on your beautiful winner, Carla! #9106174

Mariann Kovats 12/15/2010 12:24:22 PM

A Big congratulations on your beautiful Win, CArla! #9106207

Joan E. Hoffman 12/15/2010 12:28:52 PM

Simpley stunning Carla! Many Congrats!! #9106228

Rona L. Schwarz 12/15/2010 12:37:52 PM

This is really fabulous, Carla! A marvelous macro with wonderful perspective and flowing design. MANY CONGRATULATIONS on your outstanding Gold Winner! #9106268

Kim Andelkovic 12/15/2010 1:08:20 PM

Congratulations....awesome win Carla whooo hooo :-) #9106403

Phyllis H. Burchett 12/15/2010 1:14:59 PM

Big congrats to you Carla on this beautiful winner! #9106440

Ellen H. Robertson 12/15/2010 1:19:22 PM

Beautiful shot!!!! CONGRATS! #9106452

Jeff E Jensen 12/15/2010 1:24:25 PM

Congrats on your Gold Medal! This is an image to be proud of. #9106472

Emile Abbott 12/15/2010 1:40:01 PM

Congratulation Carla on this awesome second place winner. WTG #9106523

JO ANN CLEVELAND 12/15/2010 2:15:15 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful 2nd Place winner Carla!

jo ann c. #9106629

Renee Doyle 12/15/2010 3:23:23 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful winner Carla! #9106809

Nadia Paul 12/15/2010 3:55:39 PM

Simply stunning Carla - congrats on your winner! #9107000

Agnes Fegan 12/15/2010 4:22:54 PM

Congratulations Carla on this beautiful winning image! #9107151

Lydia Williams 12/15/2010 5:05:26 PM

Amazing shot, Carla..Congratulations on this beauty! #9107266

Randy D. Dinkins 12/15/2010 5:56:16 PM

Congratulations, well deserved! #9107438

Sam Britt 12/15/2010 6:49:05 PM

Big Congrats on this second place winner, Carla! #9107614

Carol Eade 12/15/2010 6:49:54 PM

Congratulations, Carla! #9107621

Karen Slagle 12/15/2010 7:16:46 PM

Congratulation Carla on this most outstanding winning image, it's fantastic. #9107713

Thomas E. Hinds 12/15/2010 7:17:13 PM

Big congratulations, Carla, on your wonderful Winner! #9107714

Stan Kwasniowski 12/15/2010 7:44:18 PM

Carla, congratulations #9107802

Carla Capra 12/15/2010 8:34:12 PM

Hi Everyone;
I cannot tell you how exciting this 2nd place win is for me. I'm Thrilled!!!!
Each and every one of your comments and well wishes has helped make it even more special. You are all so thoughtful. Thank you, Thank you!
;) CC #9107868

Nancyj E. Hovey 12/16/2010 5:23:51 AM

Congratulations #9108638

Carla Capra 12/16/2010 6:19:07 AM

Oh Nancy, what a colorful, bright and fun way to say congratulations. I love it!
Thank you so much!!
;) CC #9108764

Usman M. Bajwa 12/16/2010 8:18:14 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on your terrific Second Place GOLD, Carla. WTG!

UB. #9109083

Anthony L. Mancuso 12/16/2010 2:05:51 PM

Congrats on your stunning second place winner Carla!! #9109600

Carla Capra 12/16/2010 5:08:09 PM

Hi UB and Tony;
Thank you so much!!
;) CC


Dennis Gay 12/16/2010 6:57:57 PM

G'day *CARLA*!

Outstanding use of shallow depth of field and selective focus and wonderful rich, warm colour and tones are backed up by a good composition creating a gorgeous floral abstract.

Dennis #9110149

Irene Colling 12/16/2010 8:39:05 PM

Exquisite image Carla, with great color and framing.

Congratulations on your winning image. #9110320

Dennis Gay 12/16/2010 8:46:34 PM

OH YEAH!!!!!!!!!!

Add to my accolades above my biggest and loudest Aussie congratz for the EP and the 2nd Place awards.

Dennis #9110328

Carla Capra 12/17/2010 2:39:43 PM

G'day to you, Dennis!!
Thank you for the amazing description of your impression of my image. I'm thrilled! Also, for acknowledging the EP and 2nd Place Awards.

Hi Sabrina;
Thank you for the congratulations and using awesome to describe this image!!!

Hi Irene;
It is such a pleasure to receive your congratulations. I'm feeling pretty good that you've said Exquisite image!
Thank you so much!

;) CC

Datha Y. Thompson 12/17/2010 9:02:47 PM

Absolutely Gorgoeus!!
CONGRATULATIONS Carla!!! :) #9112287

Carla Capra 12/18/2010 9:59:07 AM

Thank you, Datha.
;) CC #9113064

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 12/21/2010 9:08:58 AM

Congratulations on your win Carla, so beautiful! #9118118

Carla Capra 12/21/2010 9:16:20 AM

Thank You, Donna.
;) CC #9118134

Christine Lobsinger 12/24/2010 8:05:24 PM

Absolutely Stunning work Carla....a big Congratulations to you on such a beautiful WINNER!!!!!!

Smiling Christine #9124087

Carla Capra 12/27/2010 6:16:24 AM

Hi Christine;
Thank you very, very much!
I'm thrilled.
;) CC #9126843

Freddy Bland 1/2/2011 2:56:15 PM

Wonderful ...outstanding and so well-deserved!! HUGE congratulations to you on this gold winner!!! #9139277

Carla Capra 1/2/2011 7:38:05 PM

Thank you ever so much!!!
Getting this gold was amazing.
;) CC #9139636

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Exif: F Number: 16, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/100 seconds, Flash: fired, auto mode, return light detected, ISO: 320, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 105.00 mm, Model: NIKON D70

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Camera: Nikon D70S Digital SLR Camera All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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