Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 9/15/2011 12:35:16 AM

Details and colors, just gorgeous! #1408441

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 9/15/2011 12:55:15 AM

Love all the illuminated line profiles of the petals. Beautiful work, Monika!

UB. #9672136

Carol Eade level-classic 9/15/2011 10:19:53 AM

Beautiful floral, Monika, love the swirl of the petals. #9672802

David M. Montero 9/15/2011 11:36:55 AM

What an awesome shot Monika! Great clarity and light. Looks like a winner to me. #9672888

Monika Sapek level-classic 9/17/2011 7:33:02 PM

Thank you very much for your great comments on this photo, Donna, Usman, Carol and Dave! #9676895

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 11/16/2011 4:42:29 PM

WOW! #9809775

Renee Doyle level-classic 11/16/2011 8:26:58 PM

I agree WOW!!! Congrats again Monika! #9811073

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 11/17/2011 9:53:35 AM

Absolutely gorgeous, such beautiful color and clairty Monika!

Congratulations on your awesome finalist!

jo ann c. #9813400

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 11/17/2011 6:50:29 PM

And now...

Big Congratulations on this awesome Gold 2nd Place Winner Monika ... fantastic!!!

jo ann c. #9815264

Renee Doyle level-classic 11/18/2011 12:35:59 AM

Definitely a wow :-)
Congratulations on this wonderful winner Monika!! #9815707

Christopher Budny level-classic 11/18/2011 4:57:34 AM

Brilliant work, Monika; congratulations! #9816142

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 11/18/2011 6:57:22 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on your Fabulous Winning image, Monika! #9816350

David M. Montero 11/18/2011 4:16:58 PM

In my book, an overall favorite and a deserving winner! Congratulations on scoring gold Monika! #9817389

Joannie Bertucci level-classic 11/18/2011 8:57:42 PM

Stunning work Monika, you could have entered this in Elements of Design also! :-) Congrats on your gorgeous gold badge! #9817982

Katherine Kuhn level-classic 11/19/2011 9:19:49 AM

Spectacular image, Monika! Wonderful color, detail and composition! Congratulations on your winner! #9818768

Bojan Bencic level-classic 11/19/2011 11:08:57 AM

Beautiful. Congratulations on your WIN, Monika! #9819007

Merna L. Nobile 11/29/2011 1:00:04 PM

You’re the kind of person who makes the world a better, brighter place…You worked hard for this, you made it happen, and you have a right to be proud. So enjoy these satisfying moments; you deserve every one! Merna

Michelle Tinger 12/1/2011 11:30:03 AM

Congratulations on your win. I just love your flower images. #9841756

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Close up of a red dahlia flower
The Bellevue Botanical Garden, WA

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 2/30 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 150.00 mm, Model: NIKON D7000

Uploaded on 9/14/2011 11:19:56 PM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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