Purple Rain..


Purple Rain..

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe 3/28/2011 9:56:26 AM

Outstanding color and clarity Jo Ann! #1364950

Robert R. Goodman level-deluxe 3/28/2011 11:33:36 AM

Hi Jo Ann,Beautiful color.I remember that song my friend.Wish I could find some flower to shoot,it is very dry here!!! #9322515

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-deluxe 3/28/2011 11:46:04 AM

I sure do! Do I feel a series coming on! LOL! Beautiful light and details, Jo Ann! #9322528

Gord MacEachern level-deluxe 3/28/2011 11:46:42 AM

Gorgeous floral image Jo Ann, it doesn't get any better my friend!! #9322529

Bojan Bencic level-deluxe 3/28/2011 12:41:38 PM

Fantastic light and color, Jo Ann. And a great song. #9322595

Mike Clime level-deluxe 3/28/2011 12:47:00 PM

Beautiful capture and colors, Jo Ann! I remember the song. #9322602

Monnie Ryan level-deluxe 3/28/2011 12:48:01 PM

The only thing more beautiful might be finding these on the back seat of a Little Red Corvette! #9322604

Linda Blair level-deluxe 3/28/2011 3:07:19 PM

I like that song....this is beautiful Jo Ann...love that purple!!! #9322759

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-deluxe 3/28/2011 4:18:28 PM

Thanks very much y'all!

jo ann c. #9322869

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-deluxe 3/28/2011 5:12:47 PM

Such a breathtaking image, Jo Ann! Everything about this is total perfection! :-) k #9322956

David Phalen level-deluxe 3/28/2011 5:30:59 PM

Fantastic colors and clarity!! Beautiful!! #9322972

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-deluxe 3/28/2011 5:45:37 PM

Beautiful details and colors JO ANN!,
Amalia #9322986

Patti Coblentz level-deluxe 3/28/2011 7:00:28 PM

Beautiful colors and details in these lovely tulips, Jo Ann! Love the song :) #9323061

Kim Lund level-deluxe 3/29/2011 3:48:57 AM

Ditto all the above comments! Super pic Mom! #9323327

Joy Rector 3/29/2011 5:04:55 AM

gorgeous #9323485

Cathy Barrows 3/29/2011 5:39:21 AM

gorgeous...love the purple #9323560

David M. Montero 3/29/2011 8:12:00 AM

Very very nice floral Jo Ann! The water droplets are a nice touch. #9323869

Shirley A. Kinney 3/29/2011 12:50:09 PM

Gorgeous, Jo Ann. #9324383

Marty Straub 3/29/2011 1:01:23 PM

Gorgeous floral portrait, Jo Ann. #9324397

Sabrina Ryan 3/29/2011 2:50:53 PM

Just Beautiful, Jo Ann! #9324522

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe 3/29/2011 5:06:30 PM

Absolutely gorgeous capture of these beautiful tulips, Jo Ann! #9324725

Judy V. Kennamer level-deluxe 3/30/2011 5:37:48 AM

Sooooooo beautiful Jo Ann!!! Love the beautiful purple and the rain! #9325516

JO ANN CLEVELAND 3/30/2011 6:36:44 AM

Thanks everybody!

Hey Cathy, I can never post anything purple without thinking of you girl since that's your favorite color! :-)

Have a great day gang!

jo ann c.


Bill Houghton 3/30/2011 8:01:28 AM

Jo Ann, this is an outstanding shot. It is just beautiful. Love the water drops. Have a great day, Bill

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Gail Vitikacs level-deluxe 3/30/2011 8:18:15 AM

Indeed beautiful...rich in colors! #9326083

Jill Odice level-deluxe 3/30/2011 9:10:15 AM

The waterdrops add such a nice touch to this already beautiful image! #9326278

Terry Cervi level-deluxe 3/31/2011 2:36:26 PM

A stunning still life, Jo Ann! Love those water droplets! #9328438

Cathy Barrows 4/26/2011 7:24:23 PM

Congrats on your finalist...beautiful #9371084

Tammy Espino 4/26/2011 7:30:51 PM

Congrats on your awesome finalist :) #9371120

Ken Smith level-deluxe 4/26/2011 8:19:05 PM

Way to go, JoAnn! Congrats to you! #9371385

Tamara K. Walker level-deluxe 4/26/2011 9:07:05 PM

Simply gorgeous, congratulations. #9371583

Joannie Bertucci level-deluxe 4/26/2011 9:15:17 PM

Your Purple Rain is stunning JoAnn, absolutely stunning, congratulations of this exceptional finalist! #9371618

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe 4/26/2011 9:27:03 PM

This is a well deserved honour. This photo is so beautiful. it should be published or hung on a wall. #9371663

Patti Coblentz level-deluxe 4/26/2011 9:30:20 PM

Congratulations on this stunning finalist, Jo Ann! #9371669

Bojan Bencic level-deluxe 4/26/2011 11:07:37 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Jo Ann! Beautiful. #9371835

Marijana Fajgl level-deluxe 4/27/2011 12:55:07 AM

Big congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Jo Ann! #9372032

Renee Doyle level-deluxe 4/27/2011 1:01:55 AM

Gonna hum that song all night now :-)
Big congratulations to you on this wonderful finalist Jo Ann! #9372047

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe 4/27/2011 2:58:52 AM

Congratulations Jo Ann. Beautiful capture! #9372153

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe 4/27/2011 4:15:22 AM

Huge congrats and very best luck with this awesome finalist, Jo Ann!! #9372346

Carla Capra level-deluxe 4/27/2011 6:32:41 AM

Hi JoAnn;
Congratulations on your Finalist Award.
Love the vibrant coloring in this floral.
;) CC #9372851

Robert R. Goodman level-deluxe 4/27/2011 6:47:49 AM

A big Congratulations,Jo Ann!!! #9372916

Nancyj E. Hovey level-deluxe 4/27/2011 7:13:34 AM

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #9373022

Carol Eade level-deluxe 4/27/2011 7:58:21 AM

This is beautiful, Jo Ann, congratulations! #9373208

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe 4/27/2011 8:09:34 AM

Congratulations, Jo Ann! #9373278

Emile Abbott level-deluxe 4/27/2011 8:12:09 AM

Congratulations on a beautiful finalist Jo Ann #9373293

Jack Ryan level-deluxe 4/27/2011 8:23:32 AM

Congratulations, Jo Ann. #9373335

Shawn Jennings level-deluxe 4/27/2011 9:14:57 AM

WTG Jo Ann! Congratulations on your finalist! #9373529

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-deluxe 4/27/2011 9:18:34 AM

Big Congratulations JO ANN!,
Amalia #9373535

Mary Timman 4/27/2011 9:54:34 AM

A gorgeous Finalist! Congratulations! #9373625

JO ANN CLEVELAND 4/27/2011 10:10:51 AM

Thanks everybody, your comments are very encouraging..

My daughter Kim Lund lives about 5 miles from me and their house was hit by a tornado, trees down everywhere, one fell on the roof..but thankfully they are safe...we are getting ready for another in the next hour...maybe delayed in comments for the rest of the day, probably will turn my computer off..

jo ann c. #9373674

Phyllis H. Burchett 4/27/2011 11:51:04 AM

HUGE congrats Jo Ann on this gorgeous finalist! Our prayers are with you all through these storms. #9373902

Monnie Ryan 4/27/2011 12:55:42 PM

Terrific job - congratulations! So glad Kim and her family weren't hurt! #9374018

Merna L. Nobile 4/27/2011 2:19:37 PM

Take photo, Sleep
Edit photo, Sleep
Received award, stop sleeping

Jeana Clark level-deluxe 4/27/2011 3:45:07 PM

Fantastic Finalist!!!!

~J~ #9374594

Orsi 4/27/2011 4:22:21 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful Finalist!!!! #9374744

Sabrina Ryan 4/27/2011 7:58:26 PM

Congratulations on your Beautiful Finalist, Jo Ann! #9375339

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe 4/27/2011 9:12:00 PM

Congratulations on your finalist!!!!! #9375458

Amanda J. Tanner level-deluxe 4/28/2011 7:21:47 AM

Congratulations on this most beautiful finalist Jo Ann! #9376834

Nancy J. Locke 4/28/2011 8:32:44 AM


Hugs, Nancy #9377090

Douglas Perry 4/30/2011 4:26:49 AM

Love the color and detail. Congrats! #9380873

Linda Blair 4/30/2011 6:49:31 AM

Sooooo beautiful Jo Ann...Congratulations on your finalist!!!! Let me know how Kim is doing...she is in my thoughts and prayers!!! #9381040

Debra R. Harder 5/5/2011 11:15:20 PM

Hi Jo Ann...Sorry for the belated congratulations on your beautiful finalist. Hope you and your family are well. I've never seen a tornado, but I imagine it's very scary. Please stay safe. BP wouldn't be the same without you. Take care, Deb #9391270

Robert K. Bemus level-deluxe 5/6/2011 7:25:08 PM

Beautiful floral and Finalist, Jo Ann!!

Hope you are OK... #9392626

JO ANN CLEVELAND 5/19/2011 11:28:54 AM

Thanks everybody!

Robert, the tornados were terrible but we are safe...north a couple of miles and south a couple of miles were really bad..a mother and father, their son and his wife and one of their 17 month ols twins died....sad, sad, sad!

jo ann c. #9414395

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Remember that song by Prince??

I never meant to cause you any sorrow
I never meant to cause you any pain
I only wanted one time to see you laughing
I only wanted to see you laughing in the purple rain

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/500 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 270.00 mm, Model: NIKON D80

Uploaded on 3/28/2011 8:59:57 AM

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