Winter White Poppy

© Kathy Salerni

Winter White Poppy

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe 12/28/2010 4:10:29 AM

Very beautiful light and detail, Kathy!! Hope that you had a wonderful Christmas!! #1339085

Val Feldman level-deluxe 12/28/2010 7:57:21 AM

What beautiful light! Are these wildflowers? They resemble prickly poppies that grow here in TX...Love the crinkly paper-like petals and that center (with all that luscious detail!) - Beautiful!! Happy New Year to you and yours, Kathy - all the very best! #9128945

Terry Cervi level-deluxe 12/28/2010 3:56:51 PM

Well, I guess you don't live in Buffalo! LOL!! What a beauty and the lighting is fantastic, Kathy! #9129516

Leslie McLain level-deluxe 12/28/2010 6:24:58 PM

Beautiful capture and light, Kathy. #9129814

Rona L. Schwarz 12/28/2010 9:50:59 PM

Marvelous lighting on this great poppy capture, Kathy! Fabulous detail, especially in the center and I love the pleated textures in the petals. Superb!
Hope you had a wonderful Christmas with your new bundle of joy! #9130003

Debra R. Harder 12/29/2010 8:35:59 AM

I love Poppies, Kathy...and you captured this beauty perfectly!! Beautiful lighting, details, color, DOF and comp. Stunning!! Deb #9130942

Tammy Espino 1/18/2011 8:44:53 PM

Congrats on your great finalist! :) #9171644

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe 1/18/2011 8:55:06 PM

Congrats on a super gorgeous finalist, Kathy!! Very best luck!!! #9171731

Jeffrey R. Bange level-deluxe 1/18/2011 8:56:16 PM

Congratulations on your photo being picked as a finalist and best of luck in the next round. #9171741

frank w. degenhardt level-deluxe 1/18/2011 9:17:28 PM

Gorgeous floral my friend. CONGRATULATONS on the FINALIST and best of luck in the next round. #9171951

Stephen Shoff level-deluxe 1/18/2011 10:12:23 PM

Nice light on this, Kathy, and congratulations. #9172284

Laura E. Swan level-deluxe 1/18/2011 11:13:58 PM




-Laura #9172502

Bojan Bencic level-deluxe 1/19/2011 12:09:16 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, Kathy. #9172589

Robert R. Goodman level-deluxe 1/19/2011 3:56:12 AM

A big Congratulations,Kathy.Beautiful image!!!! #9173164

Nancyj E. Hovey level-deluxe 1/19/2011 4:17:35 AM

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #9173291

Fanie Heymans level-deluxe 1/19/2011 4:41:30 AM

Excellent, Congrats on your finalist, Kathy! #9173492

Patti Coblentz level-deluxe 1/19/2011 4:54:14 AM

What a little beauty, Kathy...big congratulations on your finalist!! #9173571

Patrick Rouzes level-deluxe 1/19/2011 6:46:50 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on this incredibly beautiful finalist,Kathy! WTG, my friend! #9174505

Lydia Williams level-deluxe 1/19/2011 7:49:06 AM

Awesome beauty,, white and lighting...Very well done. Congratulations! #9174931

Gina Cormier level-deluxe 1/19/2011 8:05:02 AM


Terry Cervi level-deluxe 1/19/2011 11:05:34 AM

Congrats on your beautiful finalist, Kathy! #9175905

Rona L. Schwarz 1/19/2011 1:52:50 PM

WTG, Kathy! An awesome Finalist and a personal favorite! CONGRATULATIONS and Good luck in the next round! #9176517

Freddy Bland 1/19/2011 3:42:05 PM

Outstanding Finalist, Kathy!! The clarity and color are awesome!! #9176958

Leslie McLain level-deluxe 1/19/2011 5:13:49 PM

Congrats on a terrific finalist, Kathy. #9177466

Phyllis H. Burchett 1/19/2011 5:47:04 PM

Congrats on this absolutely gorgeous finalist Kathy! #9177658

Merna L. Nobile 1/19/2011 6:12:39 PM

I can only imagine how proud you must be feeling right now. What wonderful news! CONGRATULATIONS, Merna #9177861

Carol L. Fowler 1/19/2011 7:50:21 PM

Big Congrats! #9178415

Carol L. Fowler 1/19/2011 7:50:22 PM

Big Congrats! #9178416

Barbara Waldoch 1/19/2011 11:04:01 PM

Congratulations on your awesome finalist, Kathy! #9178996

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe 1/20/2011 5:58:32 AM

Awesome work....Congratulations on your finalist! #9179722

Val Feldman level-deluxe 1/20/2011 3:06:29 PM

One of my favorites of yours (of which, admittedly, there are many! :) happy to see it with silver attached! Now for some gold to match that pretty center! Congrats, my friend, and all the best in the upcoming round! #9181254

Carol A. Grady level-deluxe 1/20/2011 5:04:40 PM

Stunning as usual - I agree with Valarie, I enjoy so many of your photos.

Congratulations on your finalist pick - well deserved. Good luck in the next round!

Carol G. #9181712

Sam Britt level-deluxe 1/22/2011 1:55:50 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Kathy!! #9185514

Leslie McLain level-deluxe 7/28/2011 7:03:47 PM

Congrats on a beautiful finalist, Kathy. #9561040

Patrick Rouzes level-deluxe 7/29/2011 6:15:21 AM

Congratulations & good luck in the next round, Kathy! #9563475

Leslie McLain level-deluxe 7/29/2011 1:22:25 PM

Congrats on a beautiful winner, Kathy. #9565659

Courtenay Vanderbilt 7/29/2011 1:47:55 PM

Congratulations on this as both a Finalist and Winner, Kathy! I didn't get to finish! #9565844

Lydia Williams level-deluxe 7/29/2011 3:05:14 PM

This is a beauty, Kathy! Congratulations on your finalist and gold medal winner! #9566235

Phyllis H. Burchett level-deluxe 7/29/2011 3:38:04 PM

Congrats on this beautiful winner Kathy! #9566380

Renee Doyle level-deluxe 7/29/2011 5:09:49 PM

Beautiful!! Congratulations Kathy!! #9566903

Rona L. Schwarz 7/29/2011 6:19:49 PM

I'm so glad to see this where it belongs, Kathy - in the GOLD WINNER'S circle! I think it is one of the very best poppy images that I have ever seen and so deserving of this award! Congratulations! #9567275

Val Feldman level-deluxe 7/29/2011 7:20:45 PM

Hey, girlie - sooooo nice to see Gold attached to this favorite of mine - and deservedly so! Huge congrats and big smiles to you, Kathy! WTG!! #9567473

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-deluxe 7/30/2011 7:14:19 AM

Fannnnn.....tastic Kathy!
Congratulations on this awesome Gold Winner!

jo ann c.

Patrick Rouzes level-deluxe 7/30/2011 9:28:43 AM

Congratulations on this amazing, Winner, Kathy! An honor to have my photo next to yours in the winners circle! #9569337

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe 7/30/2011 7:08:14 PM

Huge congrats on a fabulous winner, Kathy!!! #9570447

Freddy Bland 7/31/2011 1:26:53 AM

Many congratulations, Kathy, on your Gold winner!! #9570785

Amanda J. Tanner level-deluxe 7/31/2011 4:13:16 AM

Congratulations on this great gold winner! #9570938

Dominick M. Dimacale level-deluxe 7/31/2011 11:50:24 AM

Congratulations Kathy on your Win!!!

Dominick #9571650

Jeffrey R. Bange level-deluxe 7/31/2011 8:40:06 PM

Congratulations Kathy on a well deserved GOLD winner. #9572700

Usman M. Bajwa level-deluxe 8/1/2011 3:44:58 AM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S.......on this terrific Winner!!!!

UB. #9573224

Gina Cormier level-deluxe 8/1/2011 3:49:54 PM

Congrats on your win!!!!! and yes it is Highland lighthouse!! #9574932

Tammy Espino level-deluxe 8/1/2011 7:01:52 PM

Big congrats on your win with this gorgeous capture!!! #9575362

Alexandra Hankova level-deluxe 6/21/2012 2:47:01 PM

Beautiful light, fantastic capture! Belated congratulations. :-) #10194557

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There are a lot of poppies blooming at the end of my street. I finally stopped to shoot them today!
A Happy and Healthly New Year to everyone at Better Photo!

Exif: F Number: 10, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/20000 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 1000, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 230.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300S

Uploaded on 12/27/2010 11:12:55 PM All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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