Curls and Swirls

© Lester A. Garcia

Curls and Swirls

Michelle Alton level-classic 3/29/2011 2:45:04 AM

This is so exquisite, Lester. The colors and shapes are beautifully captured, and the three-dimensional feel of it is outstanding. #1365078

Cecil P. Whitt 4/26/2011 11:56:08 PM

Congrats, beautiful. C #9371918

Merna L. Nobile level-classic 4/27/2011 2:15:42 PM

Take photo, Sleep
Edit photo, Sleep
Received award, stop sleeping
CONGRATULATIONS, Merna
#9374234

Lester A. Garcia 4/27/2011 2:46:47 PM

Michelle, Cecil, Merna,

Thank you for all your responses.

Lester #9374367

Orsi level-classic 4/27/2011 4:21:36 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful Finalist!!!! #9374739

Bojan Bencic level-classic 4/27/2011 11:40:18 PM

Amazing photo, Lester. Congratulations on your win! #9375712

Lester A. Garcia 4/27/2011 11:45:06 PM

Orsi & Bojan - thank you for your kind remarks.

Lester
#9375720

Michelle Alton level-classic 4/28/2011 3:40:39 AM

Congratulations on elevating the water hyacinth to Glory, Lester! #9375982

Debra R. Harder level-classic 4/28/2011 7:57:57 AM

This is BRILLIANT in every way, Lester! Huge congratulations on your BEAUTIFUL GOLD WINNER!! Deb #9376966

Nancyj Hovey level-classic 4/29/2011 5:15:46 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving 2nd Place WINNER! 8o) #9380343

Lester A. Garcia level-classic 5/2/2011 7:12:17 PM

Michelle, Debra & Nancy,

Nice to hear those nice words from all of you. Thanks and best regards to all.

Lester #9385542

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 5/3/2011 3:58:41 AM

CONGRATZ on this terrific MT Winner!!

UB. #9386097

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 5/4/2011 4:49:16 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic 2nd place winner Lester!

Have been unable to comment due to all the tornado's to the area here in north Alabama..but thankfully we are safe and we now have power again...

jo ann c. #9389466

Lester A. Garcia level-classic 5/4/2011 5:04:59 PM

Usman, thanks for dropping by.

JoAnn, such a terrible catastrophe you have experience lately but same here, glad to know you and your family are safe. Thanks for your comment and even if its hot here in southern California haven't had the time to shoot the beaches. Regards!

Lester #9389501


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Description

These are green leaves of the water hyacinth plant. It belongs to the genus Eichhornia. Water hyacinth are a free-floating perennial aquatic plant native to tropical and sub-tropical countries, the Philippines included where this image was taken. They have broad, thick, glossy, ovate leaves and may rise above the surface of the water as much as one meter.

Photo taken with Leica R Elmarit 28mm on a D300 Nikon 1/80 sec ISO 200 @ f8.

Exif: Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/80 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, Model: NIKON D300

Uploaded on 3/29/2011 1:56:19 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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