"S" is for Simplicity

© Freddy Bland

"S" is for Simplicity

Robert R. Goodman level-addict 7/10/2011 8:05:16 AM

Hi Freddy,Beautiful detail and color my friend.Out late last night chasing storms!!!! #1391900

Julie Burnett 7/10/2011 8:12:21 AM

"S" is also for stunning, Freddy, love the colors and composition!! #9519899

Bojan Bencic level-addict 7/10/2011 8:17:45 AM

This is beautiful, Freddy. Love the colors. #9519909

Susan Weisensel 7/10/2011 8:46:29 AM

Beautiful color and capture Freddy. #9519975

Nikki McDonald level-addict 7/10/2011 9:08:23 AM

What very lovely lines and colors, Freddy. Beautiful floral abstract. #9520044

Freddy Bland 7/10/2011 9:23:47 AM

Thank you so much, Bobby, Julie, Bojan, Susan and Nikki!! #9520080

Carol Flisak level-addict 7/10/2011 9:30:41 AM

Beautiful floral image, Freddy... love the color and lines! #9520094

Carol Eade level-addict 7/10/2011 10:00:36 AM

Really like how you composed this, Freddy, so pretty! #9520157

Tammy M. Anderson level-addict 7/10/2011 10:17:36 AM

Excellent comp. dof, colors and title, Freddy. #9520207

Sarah A. Christian 7/10/2011 10:44:08 AM

Wowee, Freddy, this is just a spectacular capture!!! Your own artistic way of seeing things and your personal creative artistry really show through in this image! I think it is one of your best ever works! Impressive, my friend! #9520271

Freddy Bland 7/10/2011 12:40:44 PM

Thank you so much, Carol F., Carol E., Tammy and Sarah!! #9520486

JO ANN CLEVELAND 7/11/2011 7:34:41 AM

Fabulous image! Love the colors and comp Freddy!

jo ann c. #9522286

Patrick Rouzes level-addict 7/11/2011 3:38:21 PM

Lovely colors, curves, focus, dof, comp & macro work here, Freddy! It's a beauty, my friend! #9522993

Freddy Bland 7/11/2011 4:25:06 PM

Thank you, Jo Ann and Patrick, very much!! #9523095

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 7/11/2011 5:52:24 PM

This is so wonderfully beautiful and just totally lovely, Freddy! :-) k #9523346

Freddy Bland 7/11/2011 6:05:38 PM

Thank you very much, Kitty!! #9523364

Mary Dimitriw level-addict 7/11/2011 7:17:01 PM

Wow Freddy!! Great eye spotting this one...so soft and such a beautiful mix of colours. #9523522

Freddy Bland 7/11/2011 7:41:53 PM

Thank you so much, Mary!! #9523566

Tiia Vissak 7/12/2011 1:37:53 PM

a wonderful macro! #9525269

Gerri R. Jones 7/13/2011 5:27:04 AM

Love all the curvy lines here, Freddy!!! #9526872

Freddy Bland 7/13/2011 5:36:31 AM

Thank you very muuch, Tiia and Gerri!! #9526912


Fantastic how you captured it. It is so different. Beautiful colours as well. #9527034

Cheryl Schneider 7/13/2011 7:16:46 PM

A lovely image, Freddy! #9528562

Freddy Bland 7/13/2011 8:04:20 PM

Thank you, Fernanda and Cheryl, very much!! #9528616

Sabrina Ryan 7/14/2011 6:17:15 AM

Beautiful macro image with beautiful colors, Freddy! #9529476

Sharon Sawyer level-addict 7/16/2011 3:21:51 PM

Simply sophisticated and stunning!!! Well done, Freddy. #9534379

Freddy Bland 7/16/2011 3:59:43 PM

Thank you so much, Sabrina and Sharon!!! #9534469

Carla Capra level-addict 8/20/2011 9:47:01 AM

Outstanding, Freddie!
;) CC #9616454

Bojan Bencic level-addict 8/25/2011 2:01:12 PM

Simple and beautiful. Congratulations on your finalist, Freddy. #9627880

Val Feldman level-addict 8/25/2011 2:19:35 PM

This has it all - beautiful form, color, details, light, etc., etc., etc! :):) Congratulations, my OK friend, on a fabulous Finalist - all the best in the upcoming round! #9628050

Phyllis A. Houghton level-addict 8/25/2011 2:30:32 PM

Congratulations on your finalist Freddy. Good luck at the next level. This looks like it should get gold. #9628157

Kristi A. Howson level-addict 8/25/2011 2:32:30 PM

Beautiful Finalist Freddy. Congratulations and thanks for the comment too! #9628176

Terry Cervi level-addict 8/25/2011 3:50:03 PM

What an awesome composition, Freddy! Congrats on your very deserving finalist! #9628635

Joannie Bertucci level-addict 8/25/2011 4:49:50 PM

"S" is also for striking! Positively amazing macro work Freddy! Congrats on your "striking" finalist! #9629288

Carol Eade level-addict 8/25/2011 5:33:06 PM

Another beautiful finalist, congratulations, Freddy! #9629724

Sabrina Ryan level-addict 8/25/2011 6:09:44 PM

Congratulation on your beautiful Finalist, Freddy! #9629993

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com level-addict 8/25/2011 6:20:54 PM

Gorgeous #9630116

Freddy Bland 8/25/2011 6:49:22 PM

Thank you each and everyone for your super comments!!!! #9630426

Mukesh Srivastava 8/25/2011 7:00:53 PM

WOW!!! My fav. A Big congrats for the Silver and good luck for the GOLD, Freddy!!!!! #9630538

Mary K. Robison 8/25/2011 9:00:22 PM

Best of luck to you in the next round with this outstanding finalist, Freddy! Love that title! #9631195

Freddy Bland 8/25/2011 10:22:37 PM

Thank you very much, Mukesh and Mary!!! #9631537

Cheryl Schneider 8/26/2011 4:36:23 AM

I expected to see this one again. Congratulations, Freddy! #9632243


Congratulations Freddy. I love it.Well deserved and good luck on the next round. #9632369

Freddy Bland 8/26/2011 5:57:20 AM

Thank you so much Cheryl and Fernanda!!! #9632573

Nancy L. Green level-addict 8/26/2011 7:27:11 AM

CONGRATULATIONS Freddy on this wonderful finalist, WTG!!! <>< #9632830

Patti Coblentz level-addict 8/26/2011 11:45:21 AM

Congratulations on this amazing finalist, Freddy...love it! #9634002

Freddy Bland 8/26/2011 12:16:18 PM

Thank yo so much, Nancy and Patricia!! #9634148

Freddy Bland 8/26/2011 12:16:50 PM

Many thank you's, BetterPhoto Judges, for my gold winning image!! #9634152

Bojan Bencic level-addict 8/26/2011 12:18:52 PM

Well done, Freddy. Congratulations! #9634163

Julie Burnett 8/26/2011 1:00:20 PM

Well, I finally have a little time to congratulate the finalists, and here this stunning image has a well deserved gold attached!! Congratulations, Freddy!! #9634375

Val Feldman level-addict 8/26/2011 1:10:27 PM

Can you see me smiling...Look South and a little West...there I be - with one bigger than TX smile!!! WTG, OK Gal, a well-deserved and beautiful Gold Win!!! #9634417

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-addict 8/26/2011 1:12:30 PM

This just had to be a Gold Winner...congratulations Freddy..

jo ann c. #9634426

Freddy Bland 8/26/2011 1:20:21 PM

Many thank you's, Bojan, Julie, Val and Jo Ann!!! I'm smiling today, too!!!! #9634448


Congratulations!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am so happy for you. You are an artist my friend. #9634632

Phyllis H. Burchett 8/26/2011 3:32:20 PM

Hi Freddy, big congrats on this gorgeous winner!!! #9634917

Cheryl Schneider 8/26/2011 3:53:12 PM

No surprise here! Congratulations!!!! #9634989

Freddy Bland 8/26/2011 7:43:58 PM

Thank you very much, Fernanda, Phyllis and Cheryl!!! #9635702

Mary Dimitriw level-addict 8/26/2011 7:54:16 PM

Yeah Freddy!! I'm so happy for you, congrats on your well deserved win!! #9635732

Mary K. Robison level-addict 8/27/2011 1:37:02 AM

So glad to see this lovely macro in the Winners'Circle!
CONGRATULATIONS, Freddy! #9636088

Freddy Bland 8/27/2011 4:41:31 AM

Thank you very much, Mary D and Mary R!!! #9636311

Sarah A. Christian 8/27/2011 4:44:59 AM

Congratulations, Freddy, for this Gold Winner! Definitely you have a way with flowers, and this is excellence through and through! Well deserved Win! #9636321

Carol Eade level-addict 8/27/2011 5:04:21 AM

This is so beautiful...happy to see this win, big congratulations, Freddy! #9636363

Marijana Fajgl level-addict 8/27/2011 10:31:27 AM

Big congratulations on your amazing winner, Freddy! #9636914

Freddy Bland 8/27/2011 10:41:21 AM

Many thank you's, Sarah, Carol and Marijana!!! #9636931

Sue Overson 8/27/2011 12:16:19 PM

Congratulations Freddy! Beautifully composed! #9637104

Freddy Bland 8/27/2011 12:50:26 PM

Thank you so much, Sue! Appreciate it!! #9637168

Leslie McLain level-addict 8/27/2011 1:57:40 PM

Congrats on a stunning winner, Freddy. #9637277

Sharon Sawyer level-addict 8/27/2011 10:13:08 PM

WTG, Freddy!!! HUGE congratulations on your amazing and well deserved winner! #9638039

Freddy Bland 8/27/2011 10:13:49 PM

Hey Leslie and Sharon, thank you so much!! #9638040

Sabrina Ryan 8/28/2011 7:37:50 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on your Gorgeous Winning image, Freddy! #9638434

Terry Cervi level-addict 8/28/2011 9:18:23 AM

This is so beautiful, Freddy! Congrats on your win! #9638588

Freddy Bland 8/28/2011 9:43:08 AM

Thank you, Sabrina and Terry, so much!! #9638613

Merna L. Nobile 8/28/2011 8:28:37 PM

Hello Freddy: We have known each other for many years and I have been a witness to the lovely images that you have produced. I cannot begin to tell you how happy I am for you as you are one of the most deserving members at BP.
Relish the feeling of accomplishment and know that it was earned with very hard work and never giving up.. Love your work girl, Merna

Stephanie Halstead level-addict 8/29/2011 8:33:50 AM

Beautiful in composition and color. Congratulations1 #9640474

Usman M. Bajwa level-addict 8/31/2011 10:39:27 PM

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

UB. #9645680

Freddy Bland 8/31/2011 11:05:48 PM

Merna, Stephanie and Usman, thank you very much!! #9645726

Rosemary Sampson level-addict 9/8/2011 6:51:40 PM

Fabulous job, Freddy. Crisp, great pov and colors. Well done! #9661356

Freddy Bland 9/9/2011 2:07:05 PM

Thank you so much, Rosemary!! #9662882

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Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/100 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 250, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 105.00 mm, Model: NIKON D90

Uploaded on 7/10/2011 7:37:28 AM

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