Liz blahh 6/1/2011 10:20:48 PM

Quite beautiful! #1381944

Nancyj E. Hovey 6/2/2011 4:51:49 AM

OMGosh, this is gorgeous. I love that shade of pink against the wonderful background. Wonderful presentation, Lyn. 8o) #9440109

Laura Greene 6/2/2011 8:06:39 AM

Lyn, Everything about this is perfect! The color, the texture, the composition. WOW! Superb. #9440466

Merna L. Nobile 6/2/2011 11:57:27 AM

Lyn: It is a lovely vintage rose! Merna #9440716

Millie A. Talarico 6/2/2011 12:07:23 PM

Super lovely,color and composition,excellent!! #9440727

Kim Andelkovic 6/3/2011 3:06:43 AM

Gorgeous Lyn :-)

Heather Loewenhardt 6/3/2011 5:55:54 AM

This is a beautiful creation with the added texture. #9442217

Misty Blue 6/3/2011 9:21:51 AM

Very pretty Lyn. Nice texture! #9442552

Irene Colling 6/5/2011 8:15:39 AM

Exquisite floral Lyn. Your capture of this beautiful blossom is excellent and your presentation is outstanding.

I predict a winning image here. I'm going to say congratulations ahead of time. #9445011

Lyn Darlington 6/5/2011 5:21:25 PM

Thanks everyone for your comments! Irene you're too kind! #9445507

Phyllis A. Houghton 6/5/2011 10:58:23 PM

This is so beautiful Lyn and your treatment sets it apart. #9445940

Nancyj E. Hovey 6/6/2011 7:33:58 PM

on your very deserving EFP! 8o) #9447427

Phyllis H. Burchett 6/7/2011 8:06:46 PM

Gorgeous! #9449469

Kaye Burazin 8/9/2011 7:40:03 AM

beyond beautiful Lyn #9592600

Lindley Johnson 8/25/2011 3:13:09 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Lyn! Love the textures. #9628383

Phyllis A. Houghton 8/25/2011 3:31:55 PM

Congratulations on your finalist Lyn(: (: Perfectly done. #9628499

Kim Andelkovic 8/25/2011 3:32:24 PM

Beautiful Finalist....Congrats Lyn :-) #9628503

Millie A. Talarico 8/25/2011 6:18:57 PM

Congratulations, Lyn!*** #9630099

Usman M. Bajwa 8/25/2011 10:37:47 PM

Terrific post-processing work, Lyn. CONGRATZ and good luck in the next round!!!

UB. #9631592

Chung Wah Weckherlin 8/25/2011 11:26:05 PM

Hi Lyn,
Just saw this! Congratulations for this finalist award!
Chung Wah #9631717

Lyn Darlington 8/26/2011 3:29:39 AM

Many thanks Lindley, Phyllis, Kim, Millieanne, Usman and Chung Wah! #9632042

Merna L. Nobile 8/26/2011 6:17:39 PM

It was a winner from the very beginning! I am so happy for you and your reward. Your work is always impeccable. Congratulations. #9635443

Merna L. Nobile 8/26/2011 6:18:25 PM

It was a winner from the very beginning! I am so happy for you and your reward. Your work is always impeccable. Congratulations. #9635444

Phyllis A. Houghton 8/26/2011 6:27:21 PM

Congratulations Lyn on winning the gold!! #9635460

Lindley Johnson 8/27/2011 10:41:38 AM

Way to go, Lyn!! Congratulations on your beautiful Win! #9636933

Debra R. Harder 8/27/2011 5:19:31 PM

WTG, Lyn! Huge congratulations on your BEAUTIFUL GOLD WINNER! LOVE THIS! Deb #9637704

Dale Hardin 8/27/2011 9:14:25 PM

Congratulations Lyn. This is superb. Love the soft texture and subdued coloring. Every thing is so right about this image. Love it. #9637984

Lyn Darlington 8/28/2011 12:24:47 AM

Thanks Merna, Phyllis, Lindley, Debra and Dale! #9638126

Laura E. Swan 8/28/2011 12:41:48 AM


ON GOING GOLD! What a wonderful BP Honor!

This is one amazing work of art, Lyn!!!

-Laura :D #9638132

Laura Greene 8/28/2011 6:53:26 AM

Ditto to all the congrats! Lyn, I told you so...perfect in every way. An award very well deserved. :) #9638364

Arthur Bohlmann 8/28/2011 6:37:12 PM

Congraluations. Great image #9639402

Kathy Williams-Walkup 8/29/2011 11:17:53 AM

Congrats Lyn! Love it! #9640827

Chung Wah Weckherlin 8/29/2011 5:48:43 PM

Hi Lyn,

I am happy I spotted a winner! I am even more delighted that you have been awarded 2nd place for this well deserved image!

My heartiest congratulations!

Chung Wah #9641614

Irene Colling 8/31/2011 12:44:31 PM

Lyn, I'm so pleased that my prediction was correct.

Huge congratulations on your gold award for this most beautiful image. #9644772

Usman M. Bajwa 8/31/2011 10:32:53 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S !!!

UB. #9645654

Lyn Darlington 9/4/2011 5:38:30 PM

Thanks everyone! #9653056

Karen Slagle 9/7/2011 5:59:41 AM

Belated congrats on this most stunning winning image, Lyn. Don't know how I missed it. #9657937

Mary K. Robison 11/21/2012 2:45:57 AM

Lyn, I was admiring your many winners when I came to this gorgeous floral image...
Not only do you know your way around the Digital Darkroom, but your subjects and the way you compose them are always first-rate. Lovely work and result.
VERY Belated Congrats on this well earned Gold Winner. #10427695

Kathy Williams-Walkup 11/21/2012 6:06:02 AM

Gorgeous Lyn!

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