Staman

Melissa Olsen level-deluxe 10/8/2011 10:08:05 AM

Beautiful macro, Melissa!
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Susan Weisensel level-deluxe 10/8/2011 6:57:39 PM

Wonderful Macro Melissa, just beautiful. #9724344

Tammy Espino 11/16/2011 3:04:56 PM

Congrats on your awesome finalist! :) #9808861

Emile Abbott level-deluxe 11/16/2011 3:39:05 PM

Congratulations Melissa on an outstanding finalist. #9809193

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-deluxe 11/16/2011 3:54:17 PM

Congratulations on your finalist award! Nicely seen and photographed Melissa! #9809316

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 11/16/2011 4:48:34 PM

Beautiful #9809834

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe 11/16/2011 5:44:26 PM

Beautiful close up shot, wonderful detail, dof and color. Congratulations! #9810241

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com level-deluxe 11/16/2011 7:29:05 PM

Good use of this limited depth of field. #9810852

Patricia A. Coblentz level-deluxe 11/16/2011 9:50:03 PM

So beautiful, Melissa...congratulations on your finalist! #9811264

Renee Doyle level-deluxe 11/16/2011 9:54:58 PM

Beautiful Melissa!!!! Congratulations! #9811280

Sherran Andersen level-deluxe 11/16/2011 10:54:29 PM

Congrats again Melissa. #9811475

Stefania Barbier level-deluxe 11/17/2011 1:47:23 AM

a wonderful finalist, congratulations!!! #9811792

Deborah C. Lewinson level-deluxe 11/17/2011 5:05:22 AM

Wow, love this image, Melissa! Congrats on your finalist!

Hope it gets the gold!
Debby #9812330

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-deluxe 11/17/2011 11:42:07 AM

Congratulations on your awesome Finalist Melissa! I love this..

jo ann c. #9813662

Stefania Barbier level-deluxe 11/17/2011 12:52:49 PM

congratulations on your beautiful first prize Melissa! #9813926

Kathy Salerni level-deluxe 11/17/2011 12:56:39 PM

Big congrats on your First Place Winner, Melissa! #9813956

ROBIN-LEE M. Vieira level-deluxe 11/17/2011 1:10:53 PM

Congratulations Melissa!!! #9814011

Claudia Kuhn level-deluxe 11/17/2011 1:31:12 PM

Beautiful macro, congratulations Melissa! #9814087

Monnie Ryan level-deluxe 11/17/2011 1:40:06 PM

Beautiful, Melissa - congratulations! #9814154

Deborah C. Lewinson level-deluxe 11/17/2011 2:28:53 PM

Congrats, Melissa, on your 1st Place Win for this fabulous image!

Debby #9814332

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-deluxe 11/17/2011 2:52:34 PM

Well deserved Win, Melissa! Congrats! #9814421

Emile Abbott level-deluxe 11/17/2011 3:01:57 PM

Congratulations on your first place gold Melissa. #9814448

Patricia A. Coblentz level-deluxe 11/17/2011 3:55:55 PM

Congratulations on your 1st place gold win, Melissa!! #9814617

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe 11/17/2011 4:12:18 PM

Congrats on this wonderful 1st place winner, Melissa. Marvelous work! #9814652

Carolyn Keiser level-deluxe 11/17/2011 4:17:01 PM

Just gorgeous. Congratulations, Melissa! #9814670

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-deluxe 11/17/2011 4:37:38 PM

Very well deserved First Place!

Congratulations on this awesome winner Melissa!

jo ann c. #9814775

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-deluxe 11/17/2011 4:56:37 PM

WTG in this incredible October winner, Melissa! :-) k #9814884

Katherine Kuhn level-deluxe 11/17/2011 5:32:09 PM

Wonderful detail in your beautiful First Place winner, Melissa! Congratulations!
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Graeme Chow level-deluxe 11/17/2011 5:41:40 PM

Wow ! big congrats Melissa.
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Usman M. Bajwa level-deluxe 11/17/2011 7:37:25 PM

Huge CONGRATZ on your First Place Winner, Melissa. WTG!!!

UB. #9815354

Gerri R. Jones level-deluxe 11/17/2011 7:38:27 PM

Beautiful isolation of the stamen, with gorgeous soft color surrounding it, congrats on your first place winner, Melissa! #9815357

Patrick Rouzes level-deluxe 11/17/2011 7:46:04 PM

Congratulations on this incredible & inspirational Gold Medal Winner, Melissa! #9815384

Katarina Mansson level-deluxe 11/17/2011 10:39:54 PM

Congratulations Melissa on your outstanding winner! #9815593

Renee Doyle level-deluxe 11/18/2011 12:25:28 AM

Big Congratulations on this wonderful First Place Winner Melissa!! #9815684

Michelle Alton level-deluxe 11/18/2011 2:29:47 AM

Stunning winner, Melissa. Congratulations! #9815778

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe 11/18/2011 3:39:57 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful Winner, Melissa! #9815906

Jessica Jenney level-deluxe 11/18/2011 4:00:53 AM

Congratulations, Melissa on your beautiful First place Win! #9815964

Christopher J. Budny level-deluxe 11/18/2011 4:32:34 AM

Gorgeous color and focus, Melissa; congratulations! #9816068

Sabrina Ryan level-deluxe 11/18/2011 6:50:44 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on your Fabulous Winning image, Melissa! #9816326

Diane E. Deming level-deluxe 11/18/2011 9:35:09 AM

I have seen a lot of macro images of hibiscus flowers, but this one is just stunning. Congrats on this well-deserved win! #9816575

Phyllis Burchett level-deluxe 11/18/2011 10:11:52 AM

Congrats on this fabulous winner Melissa! #9816659

David M. Montero level-deluxe 11/18/2011 10:49:42 AM

Marvelous macro Melissa! Love the colors and selective focus. Congratulations on your First Place win! #9816748

Christine Czernin level-deluxe 11/18/2011 12:37:03 PM

Big congratulations on this beautiful win, Melissa. #9816984

Lindley Johnson level-deluxe 11/18/2011 12:59:46 PM

The DOF on this is amazing, Melissa! Congratulations on your well-deserved First Place Win! #9817053

Becky J. Parkinson level-deluxe 11/18/2011 9:03:34 PM

This takes my breath away, Melissa Beautiful photo - I love the colors and the selective focus!! Congratulations! #9818001

Rona L. Schwarz level-deluxe 11/18/2011 9:31:45 PM

WOW! This is unbelievable, Melissa! Unbelievably gorgeous and visually stunning, that is. It does take you breath away. Everything about it is incredible - the colors, the selective focus, the detail and clarity of the staman, the light...I could go on and on. Huge Congratulations on a magnificent First Place Win! #9818066

Tarun Bose 11/18/2011 11:27:22 PM

Big congrats Melissa, for your outstanding winner. #9818165

Waleed Al Maamari 11/19/2011 1:28:15 AM

Congratulations Melissa #9818241

Mary Beth Aiello level-deluxe 11/19/2011 5:48:31 AM

Simply gorgeous, Melissa. Huge congrats on this beautiful FIRST PLACE WINNER. #9818518

Mitch Spence level-deluxe 11/19/2011 9:45:40 AM

Simply excellent, Melissa. Congratulations on the gold. #9818853

Allen O. Howard 11/19/2011 9:50:19 AM

Outstanding depth of field Melissa! An amazing winner and congratulations! #9818866

Bojan Bencic level-deluxe 11/19/2011 10:53:02 AM

Fantastic macro, Melissa. Congratulations on your WIN! #9818983

Lisa J. Boulden level-deluxe 11/20/2011 9:17:21 AM

A stunning first place winner!
Congratulations, Melissa!
~♥~lisa #9820767

Susan D. Royce level-deluxe 11/21/2011 2:44:34 PM

Best hibiscus photo I've seen! Congrats on your big win. #9823472

Kathleen S. Young level-deluxe 11/21/2011 2:52:06 PM

Congratulations, Melissa. I agree with all of the above . . . Well deserved winner!!! #9823481

Stanley C. Sims 11/21/2011 9:49:03 PM

The right touch. Congratulations on your winner Melissa. #9824042

Nadia Paul level-deluxe 11/24/2011 2:25:54 AM

So beautiful Melissa - congrats on your wonderful winner! #9828152

Merna L. Nobile level-deluxe 12/1/2011 3:42:56 PM

Congratulations!
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
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Erica Murphy level-deluxe 12/8/2011 12:46:37 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful FIRST PLACE winner Melissa!! A lovely image! #9854153

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Details and Macro

Exif: F Number: 2.8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/1000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D

Uploaded on 10/8/2011 7:37:36 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner


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