Jeff W. Robinson Student 6/28/2011 4:06:13 PM

Wow Patrick - Outstanding clarity, comp and capture! #1388812

Amanda J. Tanner 6/28/2011 4:13:30 PM

Very Nice Patrick. I like the glisten(the little bit of gleem of light on the petals), also the nice detail. Wonderful comp and detail. #9492758

Carol L. Fowler 6/28/2011 4:25:27 PM

Perfect detail and comp-another gorgeous Photo by Paddy! #9492779

Tammy Espino 6/28/2011 4:25:58 PM

This is stunning Paddy!! :) Hell, On the news says Las Vegas is the 77th lazy city just now..grrrrrr Oh back to your photo, gorgeous! LoL #9492781

David Phalen 6/28/2011 4:54:49 PM

Fantabulous!! The clarity, comp and colors are outstanding!!

Hey Tammy, don 't feel bad Columbus was number 78 on the lazy list.(: #9492850

rony sagy 6/28/2011 5:05:24 PM

Fantastic work, Patrick. #9492892

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 6/28/2011 5:08:50 PM

OMGOSH! This is a most amazingly BEAUTIFUL macro, Paddy! I love Love LOVE it! :-) k #9492907

Tammy M. Anderson 6/28/2011 5:15:51 PM

Outstanding colors and details, Patrick. A winner. #9492935

Michelle Alton 6/28/2011 5:41:52 PM

Sometimes the undersides of things are the most beautiful (this is one example). I once had a photograph of the underside of a crab louse. It looked like a smiling face! #9493008

Amy M. Wilson 6/28/2011 6:13:06 PM

Beautiful macro... love the comp, colors and details, Paddy!! #9493079

Heather Loewenhardt 6/28/2011 6:19:50 PM

Beautiful angle on this macro detailing the texture of the green against the softness of the petals. #9493102

Mariann Kovats 6/28/2011 6:40:57 PM

Wonderful POV, beautiful colors, tones, exceptional clarity and details, Patrick! #9493171

Shelly A. Van Camp 6/28/2011 7:08:12 PM

Super capture, POV and details! #9493237

Tarun Bose 6/28/2011 7:25:32 PM

Excellent composition and details, Patrick. #9493305

Daniella Puente 6/28/2011 7:50:49 PM

Incredible details Patrick :) #9493367

Martha R. Mazon 6/28/2011 7:56:50 PM

Outstanding light, detail, tones, textures and composition in this stunning macro, Paddy!! WTG! #9493382

Bobby Ray Goodman 6/28/2011 8:36:51 PM

Hi Patrick,Beautiful detail,color and clarity.Excellent capture,just back from the shooting a Sunset.8:36pm and still 104 degrees!!!!! #9493444

Robert K. Bemus 6/28/2011 10:42:36 PM

Instant fav, Patrick...the color, detail, comp and unique POV are all excellent!! #9493570

Gord MacEachern 6/29/2011 3:02:46 AM

Amazing macro here Paddy, the detail, comp, and colors are outstanding!!
Hope this one shows up again! #9493811

Julie Burnett 6/29/2011 4:40:43 AM

Fantastic macro, Patrick!! #9494037

Courtenay Vanderbilt 6/29/2011 5:16:08 AM

You are the Macro Master, Paddy! Beautifully composed! #9494143

Nadine A. Lewis 6/29/2011 5:20:02 AM

EXCELLENT macro capture!!! Love the color, lighting, and detail, Patrick!!! <>< #9494160

Reynaldo D. Reyes 6/29/2011 6:34:59 AM

It's another brilliant capture Patrick, the vivid colors and details stand out on this one, not to mention the very exciting pov. #9494410

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 6/29/2011 6:51:44 AM

WOW! Brilliant design and details, Patrick. #9494485

frank w. degenhardt 6/29/2011 7:07:05 AM

I think you got yourself another gold winner here my friend. Absolutely beutiful in colors, stunning trade mark textures, I so enjoy the lines and angle of your presentation. One of your best my friend. Amazing work.
Have yourself a great day my friend. #9494554

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas 6/29/2011 8:52:57 AM

Fantastic macro Patrick!,
Amalia #9494729

Val Feldman 6/29/2011 9:01:48 AM

Beautifully creamy and buttery-colored underside contrasting perfectly against the green stem with all those pretty "hairs" standing every which way...your details and use of color is always superb, Mr. Paddy - I love your work! :) :) #9494751

Tiia Vissak 6/29/2011 9:21:54 AM

a wonderful close-up! #9494800

isabel C. Zepeda 6/29/2011 10:10:27 AM


This is so beautiful,love the deatil and the soft colors of the flower,this is another winner.

Ysa... #9494870

Mike Clime 6/29/2011 12:46:25 PM

Great close up with wonderful lines and details, Patrick! #9495041

Douglas Perry 6/29/2011 1:42:18 PM

Wonderful color and detail. Nice work. #9495109

Susan M. Campbell 6/29/2011 3:06:01 PM

Amazing detail. I love how you filled the frame. #9495252

Kerry Hill 6/29/2011 4:10:07 PM

Awesome colour and detail Patrick, beautiful work! #9495380

John Connolly 6/29/2011 4:25:58 PM

Too beautiful for words, Patrick! A brilliant floral close up! #9495429

Susan Weisensel 6/29/2011 6:24:33 PM

All I can say about this Patrick is WINNER... Outstanding close up. #9495635

Mary Dimitriw 6/29/2011 6:54:45 PM

wow Patrick you've got a favorite here!! Outstanding detail, comp, lighting and colours. Well done indeed!! #9495689

Lorna Shutter 6/30/2011 9:15:00 AM

Photobucket Wow! Awesome capture, Patrick! The colour and detail are superb! Reminds me of these marshmallow candies I used to eat! A very cool close-up image, my friend! Outstanding work! :) #9496895

Emile Abbott 6/30/2011 1:02:58 PM

WOW Patrick what a macro. Fantastic detail, patterns, light and color. Awesome my friend. #9497227

Marijana Fajgl 6/30/2011 3:15:30 PM

This is so beautiful, Patrick! #9497539

JO ANN CLEVELAND 7/1/2011 9:46:52 AM

How beautiful Patrick...love the composition!

jo ann c. #9499678

Karen Celella 7/1/2011 11:42:49 AM

Fabulous composition and color, Patrick! I love visiting your gallery for inspiration. #9499873

Rona L. Schwarz 7/2/2011 10:12:28 PM

WOW! I didn't realize how fantastic this was until I clicked on it, Paddy! The textures and detail and simply amazing and the composition is awesome! Fabulous work! #9503018

Monica Mermoz 7/5/2011 3:47:02 PM

Excellent detail, and a beautiful composition, Patrick! #9509051

Ray Thoms 7/8/2011 4:10:37 PM

Absolutely gorgeous Patrick...colour, lines and angles, all excellent!!! #9516658

Sabrina Ryan 7/10/2011 4:48:22 AM

Beautiful full frame macro capture, Patrick!! #9519560

Ermanno Radice 7/17/2011 1:33:34 PM

Gorgeous composition! Excellent work!!!! #9536115

Renata Gusciora 7/28/2011 6:42:39 PM

Huge congratulations on your amazing finalist,Patrick!!!:-) #9560822

Heather Loewenhardt 7/28/2011 6:45:06 PM

Congratulations Patrick for this fabulous image making the finalist round. Good luck to you. #9560839

Amy M. Wilson 7/28/2011 6:51:43 PM

Big congratulations on your beautiful Finalist and best of luck in the next round, Paddy!! #9560906

Phyllis Burchett 7/28/2011 7:04:18 PM

Congrats on this terrific finalist Patrick! #9561047

Tammy Espino 7/28/2011 7:07:15 PM

Congratulations on your awesome finalist! Good luck next round :) Love this one, It better win!!! #9561078

Mary K. Robison 7/28/2011 7:07:45 PM

Congratulations on this gorgeous macro making finalist, Patrick, and best of luck in the next round! #9561088

Bobby Ray Goodman 7/28/2011 7:09:04 PM

Hi Patrick,A big congratulations my friend!!! #9561106

Ann Coates 7/28/2011 7:09:19 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist Patrick. #9561111

Deborah C. Lewinson 7/28/2011 7:36:17 PM

Congratulations, Paddy, on your gorgeous finalist!

Debby #9561445

Ellen Hodges 7/28/2011 7:54:13 PM

Huge congrats and very best luck on your awesome finalist, Patrick!!! #9561605

Martha R. Mazon 7/28/2011 8:00:21 PM

Congrats on your beautiful finalist, Paddy! #9561654

Ujjwal Mukherjee 7/28/2011 8:23:25 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist,my friend!! #9561777

isabel C. Zepeda 7/28/2011 8:54:30 PM



Ysa... #9561921

Carol L. Fowler 7/28/2011 9:00:07 PM

Congrats Paddy! WTG! #9561952

Reynaldo D. Reyes 7/28/2011 9:12:39 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist! #9562019

Mariann Kovats 7/28/2011 11:32:49 PM

Congrats on your fantastic finalist, Patrick! #9562310

Robert K. Bemus 7/28/2011 11:45:34 PM

Very glad to see this one among the Finalists, Patrick...all the best in the next round!! #9562330

Freddy Bland 7/29/2011 12:29:42 AM

Many congratulations, Patrick!!! #9562384

Doug Pignet 7/29/2011 2:40:55 AM

congrats on your finalist...well done #9562584

Mary Dimitriw 7/29/2011 3:37:27 AM

Well done Patrick on this excellent Finalist!!! A big congrats. :) #9562715

Jeff W. Robinson 7/29/2011 3:56:31 AM

Congrats Patrick on this Outstanding Finalist! #9562750

Courtenay Vanderbilt 7/29/2011 4:17:37 AM

Congrats, Paddy, on this Fantastic Finalist! #9562797

JO ANN CLEVELAND 7/29/2011 4:23:58 AM

Congratulation on this awesome finalist
Patrick and so very well deserved!

jo ann c.


Stefania Barbier 7/29/2011 4:43:52 AM

congratulations on your wonderful finalist!!! #9562919

Lydia Williams 7/29/2011 5:57:12 AM

Gorgeous! Congratulations Paddy! #9563294

Millie A. Talarico 7/29/2011 6:03:30 AM

Congratulations,Patrick! #9563359

Eivor Kuchta 7/29/2011 6:42:34 AM

Great composition, Patrick! Congratulations on your finalist, and good luck in the next round! #9563635

Marijana Fajgl 7/29/2011 6:48:32 AM

Big congratulations on your amazing finalist, Patrick! #9563670

frank w. degenhardt 7/29/2011 6:48:48 AM

So beautiful. Love the artful look. Congratulations on the Finalist my friend. #9563673

Lindley Johnson 7/29/2011 6:50:27 AM

Fabulous detail, comp, and color! Congratulations on your well-deserved finalist, Patrick. #9563684

Leslie McLain 7/29/2011 6:54:32 AM

Congrats on a beautiful finalist, Patrick. #9563720

Bill Johnson 7/29/2011 6:57:36 AM

Congrats on your finalist selection. Good luck. #9563748

Shelly A. Van Camp 7/29/2011 7:23:10 AM

Congrats my friend!! #9563979

Bojan Bencic 7/29/2011 7:36:42 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, Patrick. #9564107

Lorna Shutter 7/29/2011 7:51:59 AM

Woo Hoo!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your Finalist Award for this fabulous image, Paddy!!!!! WTG!!! :)
Photobucket #9564234

Wanda Judd 7/29/2011 8:17:11 AM

Beautiful clarity, composition and color...congratulations. #9564321

Val Feldman 7/29/2011 8:43:41 AM

Like I said above, I do love your work, Mr. Paddy...and I'm glad the Judges do also! This is a superb Finalist, my friend and I'm wholeheartedly wishing you all the best in the upcoming round!!! Congratulations!!! #9564420

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas 7/29/2011 8:52:31 AM

Big Congratulations on your beautiful finalist Patrick!,
Amalia #9564471

Lisa J. Boulden 7/29/2011 9:15:32 AM

Wonderful light, color, comp, and graceful lines!
Congratz, Patrick, on your lovely finalist.
~♥~Lisa #9564593

Christopher J. Budny 7/29/2011 9:28:49 AM

It almost looks like fabric and felt. Just beautiful! Congratulations! #9564642

Karen Bacon 7/29/2011 9:36:36 AM

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist Patrick! #9564680

Gail Vitikacs 7/29/2011 9:51:49 AM

Way to go Patrick! Best of luck in the next round! #9564749

Joannie M. Bertucci 7/29/2011 10:02:11 AM

Sweet! Stunning image Patrick and a marvelously deserved finalist! #9564796

Marilyn Cornwell 7/29/2011 10:06:32 AM

The flow of lines and the beautiful detail make this a beautiful floral image, Patrick! Congratulations! #9564815

Tammy M. Anderson 7/29/2011 10:28:36 AM

Congrats Patrick on your beautiful finalist. #9564874

Julie Burnett 7/29/2011 10:46:06 AM

This is such an incredible macro, congratulations, Patrick, and good luck in the upcoming rounds!! #9564943

Anita N. Hogue 7/29/2011 11:21:35 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Patrick! #9565112

Kaye Burazin 7/29/2011 11:28:38 AM

luv the flow of color on this beauty Patrick #9565142

Judy V. Kennamer 7/29/2011 11:54:27 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful Finalist Patrick! #9565295

Phyllis A. Houghton 7/29/2011 12:06:41 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist Patrick. Good luck in the next round! The soft yellow is gorgeous and the detail on the green is perfect. WOW. I hope to see this again! #9565371

Nancy L. Green 7/29/2011 12:22:20 PM

CONGRATULATIONS Patrick, this is FANTASTIC, WTG!!!! <>< #9565438

Douglas Perry 7/29/2011 1:20:44 PM

Well deserved. Congrats! #9565635

Leslie McLain 7/29/2011 1:23:05 PM

Congrats on a beautiful winner, Patrick. #9565668

Bill Johnson 7/29/2011 1:28:16 PM

Patrick, Big congrats on your winner!! #9565707

Bojan Bencic 7/29/2011 1:30:34 PM

Congratulations on your win, Patrick! #9565722

Ron McEwan 7/29/2011 1:38:06 PM

Congratulations on your Gold Patrick WTG #9565764

Ermanno Radice 7/29/2011 1:38:18 PM

Many congrats on a beautiful winner, Patrick!!! #9565769

Courtenay Vanderbilt 7/29/2011 1:48:41 PM

So happy to see gold on this golden image, Paddy! Congratulations! #9565850

Stefania Barbier 7/29/2011 2:02:33 PM

gorgeous winner, congratulations!!! #9565956

Michelle Alton 7/29/2011 2:19:09 PM

This is a stunning and beautiful winner, Paddy. And it was already GOLDEN! Congratulations! #9566046

Agnes Fegan 7/29/2011 2:22:26 PM

Beautiful ... congratulations Patrick! #9566062

Monica Mermoz 7/29/2011 2:39:04 PM

Big congratulations, Patrick, on this great gold winner! #9566121

Wm Nosal 7/29/2011 2:49:15 PM

Beautiful, Patrick!

Marsha S. Smith 7/29/2011 2:49:17 PM

Way to go, Paddy! This is gorgeous and the detail is perfect - and I love the composition.

Congratulations!!!!!! #9566183

Tammy M. Anderson 7/29/2011 2:52:19 PM

Congrats, Patrick. A beautiful winner. #9566194

Teresa Moore 7/29/2011 3:36:05 PM

CONGRATULATIONS! Simply stunning! #9566369

Anita N. Hogue 7/29/2011 3:37:52 PM

Congratulations on your outstanding winner, Patrick! #9566378

Phyllis Burchett 7/29/2011 3:38:38 PM

BIG CONGRATS to you Paddy on this fabulous winner!!! #9566383

Debra R. Harder 7/29/2011 3:39:17 PM

This is so AWESOME, Patrick! Huge congratulations on your OUTSTANDING GOLD WINNER!! Deb #9566387

Nadia Paul 7/29/2011 4:19:10 PM

Congrats on this stunning winner Patrick - WTG!!! #9566582

Reynaldo D. Reyes 7/29/2011 4:32:57 PM

Congratulations on this well deserved win Patrick! Woohoo! #9566689

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 7/29/2011 4:42:01 PM

Fabulous winner! WTG Paddy! :-) k #9566754

Renee Doyle 7/29/2011 5:10:51 PM

Congratulations on this excellent winner Patrick!! #9566918

Patrick Rouzes 7/29/2011 5:13:59 PM

Thank You, everyone! #9566946

Beverley Scott 7/29/2011 5:21:59 PM

Huge congratulations on this beautiful winner, Patrick! WTG!!! #9566998

David Phalen 7/29/2011 5:31:23 PM

WTG Paddy!! BIG Congrats on a fabulous Winner!! #9567057

Kerry Hill 7/29/2011 5:46:52 PM

Big congratulations on your gorgeous win Patrick, WTG!! #9567145

Rona L. Schwarz 7/29/2011 6:22:56 PM

I never got to congratulate you on the Finalist, Paddy, before it went on to GOLD! WTG, my friend, this is such an outstanding and unique composition with marvelous details that is was a no brainer for the judges! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS ON THE WINNER! #9567285

Heather Loewenhardt 7/29/2011 6:50:39 PM

Congratulations on your gold win Patrick. #9567353

Amy M. Wilson 7/29/2011 7:09:29 PM

Huge congratulations on your awesome Gold win, Paddy!!! WTG! #9567431

Mary Dimitriw 7/29/2011 7:12:09 PM

WTG on this Golden Winner Patrick!! Yeah! #9567443

Val Feldman 7/29/2011 7:27:10 PM

Ah, Paddy - SOOO happy to see Gold attached to this excellent capture! Huge congrats - well done and well-deserved, my friend!!! #9567506

Lindley Johnson 7/29/2011 7:27:22 PM

Congratulations, Patrick, on your beautiful winner! #9567508

Martha R. Mazon 7/29/2011 7:31:18 PM

Congratulations, Paddy!! WTG!! #9567524

Sabrina Ryan 7/29/2011 7:36:39 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this Awesome Winning image, Patrick! Just Beautiful! #9567542

Ann Coates 7/29/2011 7:48:27 PM

Huge congratulations on your Gold win here Patrick. #9567588

Tammy Espino 7/29/2011 8:38:02 PM

Yay, Congrats! :) #9567701

Mariann Kovats 7/29/2011 8:52:37 PM

Huge congrats, Patrick on your Gold win! Awesome! #9567729

Mary K. Robison 7/29/2011 10:00:43 PM

Gosh, Patrick ~ what a surprise! LOL!
I'm definitely NOT surprised to see this superb macro take the Gold!CONGRATULATIONS to you!

Robert K. Bemus 7/29/2011 10:05:57 PM

Congratulations on your GOLD, Patrick!! #9567843

Kathy Salerni 7/29/2011 10:07:30 PM

Huge congrats on this gorgeous Finalist and a well deserved Gold winner, my friend! #9567845

isabel C. Zepeda 7/29/2011 10:10:39 PM



YSA... #9567852

Renata Gusciora 7/29/2011 10:35:25 PM

Huge congratulations on your incredible winner,Patrick!!!:-) #9567922

Brett Dolsen 7/30/2011 1:27:18 AM

Congratulations on your spectacular winner Patrick!! #9568211

Alan L. Borror 7/30/2011 2:41:37 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful winner, Patrick! #9568301

Amanda J. Tanner 7/30/2011 3:19:14 AM

Congratulations Patrick on this beautiful winner! Outstanding! #9568349

frank w. degenhardt 7/30/2011 4:43:31 AM

Way to go my friend. Am so glad that this beautiful floral is getting the gold for you. CONGRATULATIONS on the SECOND PLACE WIN my friend. Fantastic. #9568472

Ujjwal Mukherjee 7/30/2011 4:55:29 AM

Big congratulations on your superb winner, my friend!! #9568509

Ujjwal Mukherjee 7/30/2011 4:56:35 AM

Big congratulations on your superb winner, my friend!! #9568512

Deborah C. Lewinson 7/30/2011 5:39:23 AM

Huge congrats, Paddy, on this excellent winner!

Debby #9568650

Ken Smith 7/30/2011 5:57:04 AM

I like it! Congrats on the gold, Patrick! #9568741

Julie Burnett 7/30/2011 6:14:22 AM

Congratulations on this well deserved Gold Winner, Patrick!! #9568770

Mike Clime 7/30/2011 6:42:42 AM

Congratulations on your winner, Patrick! #9568812

JO ANN CLEVELAND 7/30/2011 7:15:03 AM

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

jo ann c.

Bobby Ray Goodman 7/30/2011 7:59:18 AM

A big congratulations,Patrick.WTG my friend!!! #9569086

Susan M. Campbell 7/30/2011 8:05:46 AM

Awesome!! Congrats on your win. #9569109

Nancy L. Green 7/30/2011 8:12:26 AM

A WINNER!!!! CONGRATULATIONS again!!! <>< #9569139

Stan Kwasniowski 7/30/2011 8:20:53 AM

Patrick, a Big Congratulations, beautiful #9569167

Lydia Williams 7/30/2011 8:44:16 AM

Yay, Paddy...so happy to see this one get a gold! It is a beauty! Congratulations! #9569220

Jorgen Jensen 7/30/2011 9:15:19 AM

I love the simplicity, the colors and evrything in this well deserved winner.
Congratulations. #9569281

rony sagy 7/30/2011 10:08:10 AM

Congratulations Paddy on this fantastic win.

Mitch Spence 7/30/2011 10:10:33 AM

Beautiful, close up look you took at this flower, Patrick. Congratulations to you on your gold. #9569424

Marijana Fajgl 7/30/2011 12:48:04 PM

Big congratulations on your fantastic winner, Patrick! #9569618

Patrick Rouzes 7/30/2011 1:01:00 PM

Thank you to everyone for the kind comments! #9569638

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 7/30/2011 2:05:45 PM

Congratulations on your gold win, Patrick. #9569794

Millie A. Talarico 7/30/2011 2:24:17 PM

Fabulous winner, Patrick! #9569853

John Connolly 7/30/2011 2:42:34 PM

Congratulations on your gold award here Patrick! A very deserving image! #9569897

Gord MacEachern 7/30/2011 3:26:39 PM

A big congratulations on this well deserved winner Patrick, very well done. My wireless internet is still down, using another location for an hour or so. #9570012

Jeff W. Robinson 7/30/2011 4:12:58 PM

Big Congrats on your Win Patrick! #9570111

Ken Jarvis 7/30/2011 4:16:48 PM

This is awesome Patrick! Congrats on this fine well deserved win! #9570124

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 7/30/2011 5:38:50 PM

Fine details, design, light and patterns. Great job Patrick! Congratulations on your gold! #9570292

Ellen Hodges 7/30/2011 6:58:04 PM

Huge congrats on a very fabulous winner, Patrick!!! Yeah!! #9570431

Freddy Bland 7/31/2011 1:28:31 AM

Congratulations on your gold winner, Patrick!!! #9570790

Eivor Kuchta 7/31/2011 8:21:33 AM

Congratulations on your second place win, Patrick! Way to go! #9571324

Allen O. Howard 7/31/2011 2:30:56 PM

Superb Patrick!!! Congratulations! I am so sorry I have not taken as much time for all my friends but I have been exploring California. Way to go!, Allen #9571927

Emile Abbott 7/31/2011 3:06:42 PM

This had all the elements of a winner and yes it is. WTG Patrick on this well deserved win my friend. #9572052

Susan Weisensel 7/31/2011 4:07:40 PM

WTG Patrick, congrats on your beautiful win. #9572213

Karen Kessler 7/31/2011 5:46:36 PM

Congrats on your Finalist, Patrick! Lovely photo!

Dominick M. Dimacale 8/1/2011 1:09:33 AM

Congratulations Patrick on your Win!!!

Dominick #9572970

Usman M. Bajwa 8/1/2011 3:44:51 AM

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

UB. #9573223

David M. Montero 8/1/2011 4:28:18 PM

Nice work Patrick. Congratulations on your win. #9575011

Karen Celella 8/2/2011 12:15:27 PM

Congratulations on your outstanding winner, Patrick! #9577165

James Reininger 8/2/2011 2:14:24 PM

Great composition and lighting #9577337

Mary Beth Aiello 8/3/2011 10:49:09 AM

Gorgeous, Patrick. Huge congrats. #9579435

Randy D. Dinkins 8/3/2011 2:55:58 PM

Great close up shot (as always :), and big congrats, finally getting around to checking out the winning photos, certainly well deserved here. Cheers. #9579862

Lorna Shutter 8/3/2011 4:34:18 PM

Woo Hoo again!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your 2nd Place Win, Paddy!!!!! I knew you could do it!!! WTG, my friend!!!
Photobucket #9580061

Christine R. Lobsinger 8/3/2011 10:10:50 PM

WOWOWO Patrick... this is simply fantastic!!!!
Congratulations on your WINNER!
Very very pretty- love the details you caught and the colour!

Smiling Chris #9580521

Cassie L. Woodlee 8/4/2011 5:23:34 AM

Gorgeous Paddy!!! #9581133

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 8/4/2011 2:02:10 PM

Huge congrats on your beautiful win patrick!!! #9582032

Merna L. Nobile 8/5/2011 10:22:22 AM

Imagine it. Feel it. Receive it. Congratulations, your entry was very special and thanks for sharing it with all of us. Merna Nobile

Kay Beausoleil 8/7/2011 10:13:22 AM

Congratulations on your win, Patrick -- so beautfully simple with a lovely POV! #9587852

Virginia Leone 8/8/2011 5:45:25 AM

Congrats on this lovely macro Patrick!! #9589745

Patrick Rouzes 8/8/2011 4:44:34 PM

A sincere Thank You to everyone! #9591163

Robyn A. Terrell 8/14/2011 8:58:07 PM

Hey, better late than never...Huge congrats on this fantastic winner, Patrick!!! #9604224

Phyllis A. Houghton 2/3/2012 7:27:40 PM

I love the soft, warm color and the dance of the petals. #9963952

Beth W. DeBor 9/4/2014 2:58:12 PM

It's all been said since this was uploaded years ago and I'm just now seeing it. Congrats. #11125982

isabel C. Zepeda 9/5/2014 12:47:12 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this amazing win
Ysa #11126717

Beth W. DeBor 9/5/2014 7:54:50 PM

Hey Patrick, congratulations on your well-deserved gold! #11126967

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