Shelly A. Van Camp Student 7/20/2011 6:08:53 PM

Very the POV and the colors.....Really pops with the black BG too!! #1394662

Michelle Alton 7/20/2011 6:17:07 PM

These are even better than yesterday's Paddy. Looks like some luscious lollies! Beautiful everything on this one! #9543367

Tammy Espino 7/20/2011 6:38:50 PM

Beautiful!! :) #9543403

David Phalen 7/20/2011 6:42:32 PM

Another outstanding addition to this series!! Love the colors, clarity and DOF!! #9543414

Eivor Kuchta 7/20/2011 7:20:47 PM

Wonderful colors and composition, Patrick! #9543497

Carol L. Fowler 7/20/2011 7:55:24 PM

Love these pods- I have never seen any before- but they sure are beautiful! #9543554

Mary Dimitriw 7/20/2011 8:00:58 PM

Love this one of series as well. Gorgeous colours, detail and dof. Wonderful on the black b/g too! #9543565

Bobby Ray Goodman 7/20/2011 8:34:48 PM

Hi Patrick,Beautiful capture my friend.Sure wish it was that green here,LOL!!just had another dust storm tonight!!!! #9543620

Ellen Hodges 7/20/2011 8:59:07 PM

Beautiful play on dof in this awesome series, Patrick!!! #9543659

Robert K. Bemus 7/20/2011 9:19:31 PM

This is a GREAT series, Patrick!! Love the comp and DOF on this one... #9543681

Marilyn Cornwell 7/21/2011 3:50:24 AM

Another wonderful image, Patrick! #9544056

Jeff W. Robinson 7/21/2011 3:56:18 AM

Outstanding - Amazing color and detail!! #9544065

Ujjwal Mukherjee 7/21/2011 4:39:00 AM

Wonderfully done,Patrick! Excellent dof,composition and capture here!! #9544189

Renata Gusciora 7/21/2011 5:27:55 AM

Exquisite!Wonderful focus,excellent colors,great dof and details,Patrick!Truly outstanding! #9544354

Courtenay Vanderbilt 7/21/2011 6:17:59 AM

Incredible detail and wonderful rich colors, Paddy! #9544484

Mariann Kovats 7/21/2011 6:27:16 AM

Fantastic details and colors, Patrick! I love your comp. #9544507

JO ANN CLEVELAND 7/21/2011 8:36:55 AM

Wowza! I posted some of these today too...wish I had waited to next month after seeing yours! :-)

I love your series of these too!

jo ann c. #9544820

Bojan Bencic 7/21/2011 9:01:12 AM

Fantastic details and colors, Patrick. Great series. #9544866

Mike Clime 7/21/2011 12:29:28 PM

WOWZA again, Patrick! Nice comp and dof! #9545213

Emile Abbott 7/21/2011 1:21:23 PM

I have loved all your different perspectives and POV's in this series Patrick. #9545293

John Connolly 7/21/2011 1:49:17 PM

Stunning work here Patrick! This one is definately my favorite in this series! #9545375

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 7/21/2011 4:37:16 PM

GORGEOUS, Paddy! The colors and lighting are AWWWWWWWESOME! :-) Ma #9545717

Sabrina Ryan 7/21/2011 7:03:44 PM

Wonderful dof, details, color and capture, Patrick! #9546020

Reynaldo D. Reyes 7/22/2011 10:54:15 AM

Love this version as it shows depth and dimensionality that complement the vivid colors and details. Great work as always Patrick! #9547522

Ermanno Radice 7/23/2011 8:58:15 AM

Excellent colors, details and background!
Wonderful composition!! #9549271

Virginia Leone 7/24/2011 12:10:54 AM

Wow, super macro, really pops with the background! #9550519

Heather Loewenhardt 7/25/2011 6:22:33 PM

Amazing colour and detail in these pods. I am always amazed by the delightful variety of plant life. #9554364

Martha R. Mazon 7/27/2011 6:10:10 PM

Love the perspective, vibrance and DoF on this! Beautiful! #9558673

Renata Gusciora 8/25/2011 12:40:09 PM

Huge congratulations on this amazing finalist,Patrick!!!:-) #9627422

Bobby Ray Goodman 8/25/2011 1:10:39 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist,Patrick.WTG my friend!!!! #9627549

Bojan Bencic 8/25/2011 1:21:02 PM

Well done. Congratulations on your finalist, Patrick. #9627588

Michelle Alton 8/25/2011 1:27:58 PM

Paddy's Pods are Pleasing! And the judges agree! Congratulations on your finalists, Paddy! #9627621

Liz Bullock 8/25/2011 2:05:15 PM

Congrats on your beautiful finalist! #9627916

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 8/25/2011 2:12:39 PM

WTG on this wonderful finalist, Paddy! :-) k #9627982

Val Feldman 8/25/2011 2:14:19 PM

LOL @ Michelle and she's absolutely right - your "pods" cleaned up! :) WTG, Paddy - congratulations and all the best in the upcoming round! #9627999

Reynaldo D. Reyes 8/25/2011 2:38:47 PM

Fabulous finalist Patrick, Congratulations. #9628218

Wm Nosal 8/25/2011 3:01:57 PM

Beauty, Patrick!
Congratulations #9628340

Tammy M. Anderson 8/25/2011 3:06:10 PM

Congrats Patrick on a great finalist. #9628355

Phyllis A. Houghton 8/25/2011 3:28:35 PM

Congratulations on your finalist Patrick! WTG #9628474

Eivor Kuchta 8/25/2011 3:54:16 PM

Congratulations on your finalists, Patrick! They are both really good, so it will be hard for the judges to choose. Good luck, and hope to see one of them with gold! #9628680

Stefania Barbier 8/25/2011 4:02:07 PM

congratulations on your gorgeous finalist!!! #9628759

Phyllis Burchett 8/25/2011 4:05:22 PM

Fantastic Patrick, congrats on your finalist!!! #9628793

John Connolly 8/25/2011 4:14:59 PM

Congratulations on your second finalist award Patrick! Nice work! #9628890

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas 8/25/2011 5:12:18 PM

Big Congratulations on your Finalist Patrick!,
Amalia #9629529

Terry Cervi 8/25/2011 5:18:40 PM

Awesome color, comp and detail, Paddy! Congrats on your beautiful finalist, my friend! #9629589

Amanda J. Tanner 8/25/2011 5:19:10 PM

Congratulations Patrick! A great Finalist!

Karen Celella 8/25/2011 5:38:55 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Patrick! #9629773

Daniella Puente 8/25/2011 5:56:48 PM

Congrats on this precious finalist Patrick! ... and the second one too, both wonderful captures :) #9629870

Patricia A. Stalter 8/25/2011 6:21:51 PM

Seriously good on you! x2 #9630127

Martha R. Mazon 8/25/2011 6:43:33 PM

Congrats on your wonderful finalists, Paddy, and good luck in the next round! My vote's on this one. :) #9630356

Ann Varley 8/25/2011 6:55:25 PM

Way cool Patrick! Congrats! #9630493

Tammy Espino 8/25/2011 7:05:36 PM

Another one, so another WOOOOOOOOOOOOO! Congrats!!! #9630580

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 8/25/2011 7:19:09 PM

Congratulations on your finalist! Patrick, very cool macro! #9630708

Usman M. Bajwa 8/25/2011 8:35:39 PM

Huge CONGRATZ Patrick on this and your other lovely Finalist. Good luck in the coming round!!!

UB. #9631084

Sherran Andersen 8/25/2011 8:42:59 PM

Congrats Patrick. #9631114

Rona L. Schwarz 8/25/2011 8:43:17 PM

This is certainly worth two SILVER Finalists, Paddy! They really are very special. Many congrats again, and good luck with them! #9631115

Kathy Salerni 8/25/2011 11:05:03 PM

Huge congrats on your Finalists, Paddy! Good luck! #9631674

Nadia Paul 8/25/2011 11:30:48 PM

Awesome macro - congrats on another wonderful finalist Patrick! #9631727

Laura E. Swan 8/26/2011 12:12:16 AM

I can just see the headline news in a famous photo magazine...

"Paddy's Pods Pull Pulitzer Prize!"

So happy for you to have gotten DBL the pleasure this month for finalists.

Any bets they both go Gold? And if only ONE, I can already see "Tripod" becoming world famous. Can't you??? :D

-Swaneeeeeeeeeee #9631797

Mary K. Robison 8/26/2011 12:35:02 AM

Oh, boy ~ another super-cool macro from Patrick and his Magic Camera!
Congratulations on its selection as a Finalist! Best of luck to you next level!

Randy D. Dinkins 8/26/2011 2:52:06 AM

WTG - Congratulations!! #9631979

Marilyn Cornwell 8/26/2011 4:04:26 AM

A wonderful finalist, Patrick! Congratulations! #9632147

Karen Bacon 8/26/2011 4:18:10 AM

A big congrats on your wonderful finalists Patrick! #9632196

Lorna Shutter 8/26/2011 4:26:57 AM

I don't know which one I like better! ... They're both equally amazing!!! CONGRATS on another fab Finalist, Paddy!!!!! :) Photobucket #9632215

Marijana Fajgl 8/26/2011 4:43:57 AM

Amazing finalist, Patrick! Big congratulations! #9632285

Ermanno Radice 8/26/2011 5:01:45 AM

Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist!! #9632338

frank w. degenhardt 8/26/2011 5:20:00 AM

Fantastic my friend. CONGRATULATIONS on this FINALIST. Gorgeous work. Way to go. #9632408

Nancy L. Green 8/26/2011 8:04:52 AM

AWESOME macro Paddy, CONGRATULATIONS!!! <>< #9633014

Emile Abbott 8/26/2011 8:38:04 AM

Double pleasure in this series of finalist, Congratulations again and well deserved Paddy. #9633211

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 8/26/2011 9:05:10 AM

WOW! The details and focus here are amazing, Patrick. Congratulations. #9633363

JO ANN CLEVELAND 8/26/2011 9:11:07 AM

Congrats on this super finalist Patrick!
You got two finalist on this flower friend, well done..

jo ann c. #9633392

Tiia Vissak 8/26/2011 12:08:29 PM

Congratulations! #9634102

Ermanno Radice 8/26/2011 12:13:39 PM

Many congratulations on your well deserved second place win! #9634132

Mariann Kovats 8/26/2011 12:14:14 PM

Huge congrats on your Gold, Patrick! Fantastic, well deserved! #9634135

Bojan Bencic 8/26/2011 12:20:43 PM

Congratulations, Patrick! #9634172

Kerry Hill 8/26/2011 12:26:53 PM

Awesome work Patrick...congratulations on your win!!! #9634211

Michelle Alton 8/26/2011 12:38:24 PM

Spectacular winner, Paddy. My heartiest Congratulatons! #9634271

Renata Gusciora 8/26/2011 12:41:39 PM

Huge congratulations on your amazing Winner,Patrick!!!:-) #9634290

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 8/26/2011 1:02:06 PM

WHOOOOOOO HOOOOOO! Fabulous July Winner, Paddy! :-) k #9634383

Phyllis Burchett 8/26/2011 1:14:02 PM

BIG congrats Patrick on this fantastic winner!!! #9634429

JO ANN CLEVELAND 8/26/2011 1:18:19 PM

And now...Big congratulations on this great 2nd Place Gold Winner Patrick!

jo ann c. #9634441

Val Feldman 8/26/2011 1:24:55 PM

Heeeeeyyyy, Patrick! WTG! WTG! Biggest congrats on a fine Gold Place Win!!! #9634470

Stefania Barbier 8/26/2011 1:37:56 PM

wonderful winner, congratulations!!! #9634522

Debra R. Harder 8/26/2011 2:35:34 PM

This is EXCELLENT, Patrick! Love the selective focus, lighting and brilliant composition. Huge congratulations on your SUPERB GOLD WINNER! Deb #9634701

Monica Mermoz 8/26/2011 2:59:11 PM

Big congratulations, Patrick, on your well deserved GOLD!! #9634810

Martha R. Mazon 8/26/2011 3:08:06 PM

WTG, Paddy on your fabulous win!! (I called it. :) #9634836

Anita N. Hogue 8/26/2011 3:17:17 PM

WOW......absolutely gorgeous! Congratulations on your win, Patrick! #9634860

Lorna Shutter 8/26/2011 3:29:29 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your 2nd Place Win, Paddy!!!!! I'm so happy for you!!! :)
Photobucket #9634904

Stephen Zacker 8/26/2011 3:41:21 PM

Fantastic detail. Congratulations #9634953

Michele Peterson 8/26/2011 3:43:03 PM

First, I love the colors! Then, I love the details, then the DOF, then the... Lets just say, I love this! Congratulations on a fabulous winning photo!!! #9634960

Deborah C. Lewinson 8/26/2011 5:29:33 PM

Congrats, Paddy, on your awesome winner!

Debby #9635303

David Phalen 8/26/2011 5:42:39 PM

WTG Paddy!! BIG Congrats on an outstanding Winner!! #9635345

Laura E. Swan 8/26/2011 6:33:25 PM



Thinking about you and Gloria out there tonight!!!

-Swanee Laura #9635473

Tammy Espino 8/26/2011 6:53:52 PM

Big congrats on your winner~ :) #9635543

Kathy Salerni 8/26/2011 7:53:14 PM

Congratulations on winning Gold, Paddy!
WTG! #9635731

Mary Dimitriw 8/26/2011 7:57:38 PM

Yeah Patrick!! Congrats on this awesome win! #9635737

Rona L. Schwarz 8/26/2011 7:57:49 PM

WAHOO, AND YAHOO AND WTG, Paddy! Am thrilled (but not surprised) to see this with GOLD!! Marvelous, marvelous! Celebrate but stay safe! #9635738

Carol L. Fowler 8/26/2011 8:41:17 PM

WTG- Congrats #9635825

Reynaldo D. Reyes 8/26/2011 9:02:52 PM

Masterfully done, Congratulations on getting the Gold. Very well deserved Patrick! #9635868

Agnes Fegan 8/26/2011 9:19:14 PM

Congrats on your winning image Patrick!!! #9635888

Ann Coates 8/26/2011 10:17:14 PM

Congratulations on your outstanding GOLD win Patrick. #9635935

Robert K. Bemus 8/26/2011 10:47:53 PM

Congratulations on your Win, Patrick!! #9635956

Mary K. Robison 8/27/2011 1:11:30 AM

What a well deserved Gold Win!
CONGRATULATIONS to you, Patrick! #9636072

Amanda J. Tanner 8/27/2011 7:26:08 AM

Congratulations Patrick on this Super Winner. #9636585

Rony Sagy 8/27/2011 10:07:54 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful win, Paddy. #9636875

Marijana Fajgl 8/27/2011 10:33:18 AM

Big congratulations on your well deserved gold, Patrick! #9636917

Lydia Williams 8/27/2011 1:38:29 PM

Awesome, Paddy! Congratulations on your golden win! #9637244

Emile Abbott 8/27/2011 2:32:51 PM

Congratulations on the well deserved gold, Patrick #9637373

Susan Weisensel 8/27/2011 4:59:51 PM

Huge Congratulations Patrick on your wonderful WINNER!!!! #9637663

Mike Clime 8/27/2011 6:39:27 PM

Congratulations, Patrick! #9637807

Ken Jarvis 8/28/2011 5:15:11 AM

Congratulations, Patrick! This is a well deserved win! #9638271

Sabrina Ryan 8/28/2011 7:39:18 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on your Wonderful Winning image, Patrick! #9638437

Ujjwal Mukherjee 8/28/2011 8:18:56 AM

Wow!! AWESOME image and Winner,my friend!! HUGE Congratulations!! WTG!!!! #9638491

Terry Cervi 8/28/2011 9:29:38 AM

WTG, Paddy!! Congrats on your well deserved win! #9638603

Gord MacEachern 8/28/2011 10:03:55 AM

Congatulations on the well deserved Gold Paddy, very well done! #9638630

Karen Slagle 8/28/2011 10:12:24 AM

Congrats on your fabulous winning image, Patrick. #9638645

Shelly A. Van Camp 8/28/2011 11:06:31 AM

WTG!! Congrats my friend!! #9638705

Phyllis A. Houghton 8/28/2011 6:18:14 PM

Congratulations on your gold Patrick!! #9639378

Thomas E. Hinds 8/28/2011 7:12:44 PM

Just beautiful! Congratulations on this Winner, Patrick! #9639427

Lindley Johnson 8/28/2011 7:46:09 PM

Fabulous color, detail, background, and DOF in this wonderful winner! Congratulations, Patrick. #9639504

Angie M. Davis 8/28/2011 7:46:53 PM

Amazing color and detail. Congratulations on your gorgeous winner! #9639507

Nadia Paul 8/28/2011 8:37:05 PM

So happy for you my friend - congrats on your wonderful winner! #9639604

Allen O. Howard 8/28/2011 11:56:55 PM

In your face excellent my friend!!! Congratulations to you and to your finalist/WINNER!!! #9639796

Virginia Leone 8/29/2011 6:01:18 AM

I knew one or both of these would earn gold!! Congrats on the great win!!! #9640112

Tarun Bose 8/29/2011 10:37:41 AM

Congrats for your winner, Patrick. #9640772

Patricia A. Coblentz 8/29/2011 1:38:12 PM

WTG, Pads!!! Congratulations on this fantastic gold win :)) #9641061

Bobby Ray Goodman 8/29/2011 2:15:06 PM

Hi Patrick,Congratulations on this beautiful win my friend.I'll try and make it back on weekends to comment on your beautiful works!!!! #9641128

frank w. degenhardt 8/29/2011 6:34:48 PM

Gorgeous work my friend. CONGRATULATIONS on the Second Place Win for ths stunning picture. Way to go. #9641708

Eivor Kuchta 8/30/2011 5:13:09 AM

Congratulations on your gold, Patrick! Well deserved! #9642322

Robyn A. Terrell 8/30/2011 7:09:52 AM

Huge congrats on your Gold! The color and detail are amazing, as always. #9642598

isabel C. Zepeda 8/30/2011 8:45:32 AM



YSA... #9642776

Leslie McLain 8/30/2011 5:59:44 PM

Congrats on a beautiful winner, Patrick. #9643620

Merna L. Nobile 8/31/2011 9:33:47 PM

Great photographers are not great because of their technique; they are great because of their passion.
Congratulations for your achievement, August, 25, 2011. Merna


Usman M. Bajwa 8/31/2011 10:45:00 PM

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

UB. #9645700

Ellen Hodges 9/3/2011 4:24:14 PM

Huge congrats on a stellar winner, Patrick!! Sooo apologize for delay in commenting!! #9651346

Heather Loewenhardt 9/3/2011 10:06:17 PM

Wow congrats on this image going gold. It is fantastic! #9651712

Renee Doyle 9/4/2011 7:46:27 AM

Belated but BIG congratulations on this wonderful winner Patrick!! #9652283

Lisa J. Boulden 9/5/2011 8:53:27 PM

An outstanding winner, Patrick!
~♥~ #9655177

Kathy L. Clark 9/18/2011 5:56:47 AM

This is gorgeous Patrick, huge congrats to you. #9677433

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