Full Bloom

© Ellen Hodges

Full Bloom

Tiia Vissak 11/23/2011 12:08:27 AM

a beautiful close-up! #1425136

Tammy M. Anderson 11/23/2011 2:33:26 AM

Excellent details and colors, Ellen. Beautiful!! #9826292

Jeff Robinson 11/23/2011 3:41:25 AM

Outstanding color and detail Ellen!! #9826467

Robert R. Goodman 11/23/2011 3:56:07 AM

Hi Ellen,Amazing detail and clarity my friend.About the only cactus that we don't see in the valley!!!! #9826514

Leslie McLain 11/23/2011 4:27:35 AM

Beautiful capture and colors, Ellen. #9826560

Lindley Johnson 11/23/2011 5:39:42 AM

This is so beautiful, Ellen, and not an easy flower to photograph! Well done! #9826624

Carol Flisak 11/23/2011 1:44:03 PM

Beautifully captured, Ellen... love the color and details! #9827286

Mary Dimitriw 11/23/2011 7:04:01 PM

Gorgeous color and details Ellen!! Very pretty. #9827732

Rona L. Schwarz 11/23/2011 9:12:55 PM

Very pretty, Ellen! The colors and details are fabulous! #9827900

Heather Loewenhardt 11/25/2011 7:26:41 PM

Your close ups always have such incredible detail with amazing compositional components. #9830742

Emile Abbott 11/28/2011 8:39:36 AM

Fantastic detail in this floral macro Ellen. #9835300

Stefania Barbier 12/14/2011 2:36:56 PM

beautiful finalist.... congratulations!!! #9865462

Tammy Espino 12/14/2011 2:42:23 PM

Congrats Ellen on this beautiful finalist! :) #9865522

Douglas Pignet 12/14/2011 2:44:36 PM

Congrats on this great finalist...way to go!!! #9865547

Lindley Johnson 12/14/2011 2:44:56 PM

Love this beautiful finalist, Ellen - congratulations! #9865553

Nancy L. Green 12/14/2011 3:32:08 PM

CONGRATULATIONS Ellen on your wonderful finalist!! <>< #9865896

Christopher Budny 12/14/2011 3:50:23 PM

Congratulations, Ellen! #9866038

Tammy M. Anderson 12/14/2011 4:00:14 PM

Congrats again, Ellen. #9866116

Deborah C. Lewinson 12/14/2011 4:02:06 PM

Congrats, Ellen, on this beautiful and excellent finalist!

Debby #9866124

Heather Loewenhardt 12/14/2011 4:12:58 PM

Congrats on this wonderful image becoming a finalist. Good luck in the next round. #9866196

Gord MacEachern 12/14/2011 6:13:55 PM

Big congrats on your well deserved fnalists Ellen, good luck next round!! #9866682

Rona L. Schwarz 12/14/2011 6:14:08 PM

Love this wonderful blooming color, Ellen! Terrific to see it again...Congrats on the finalist and good luck in the next round! #9866685

Phyllis H. Burchett 12/14/2011 6:29:06 PM

Congrats Ellen! #9866773

Ellen Hodges 12/14/2011 7:09:10 PM

Thanks for the kind comments, friends!! Thanks, also, BP, for choosing this image!! #9866992

Ann Coates 12/14/2011 7:43:18 PM

Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist, Ellen. #9867109

Leslie McLain 12/14/2011 8:06:29 PM

Congrats on a beautiful finalist, Ellen. #9867176

JO ANN CLEVELAND 12/14/2011 8:46:38 PM

Congratulations on this outstanding finalist Ellen!

jo ann c. #9867327

Susan Weisensel 12/14/2011 10:33:16 PM

Congrats Ellen on this beauty, good luck to you. #9867508

Tiia Vissak 12/14/2011 10:51:19 PM

Congratulations! #9867572

Renee Doyle 12/14/2011 11:52:55 PM

Fantastic colour and detail!! Congratulations to you Ellen! #9867655

Stacey Williams 12/15/2011 2:34:42 AM

Beautiful capture! Congratulations Ellen! #9867803

Amy M. Wilson 12/15/2011 4:17:59 AM

Big congratulations on your excellent Finalist, Ellen!! #9867937

Mary Dimitriw 12/15/2011 4:25:23 AM

Congrats Ellen on this fantastic Finalist!! #9867961

SaMi Martin 12/15/2011 5:31:33 AM

Beautiful macro; Congrats on your finalist Ellen! #9868129

Emile Abbott 12/15/2011 6:33:15 AM

Congrats on outstanding finalist, Ellen #9868216

Kathy Salerni 12/15/2011 8:16:42 AM

Huge congrats on this awesome Finalist and good luck in the next round, Ellen! #9868520

Marcel J. Fernandez 12/15/2011 8:32:03 AM

Ellen, Congratulation on your most beautiful Finalist. #9868597

Karen Celella 12/15/2011 8:56:27 AM

Congratulations on your outstanding finalist, Ellen. #9868678

R. J. Laudenbacher 12/15/2011 9:43:21 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Ellen. Best of luck to you in the next round! #9868804

Freddy Bland 12/15/2011 4:42:13 PM

Congratulations, Ellen!! This is a beauty!! #9869618

Val Feldman 12/15/2011 5:57:14 PM

Oh, wonderful, wonderful! An excellent capture and a well-deserved Finalist! Congratulations, Ellen, and all the best in the upcoming round! (Mom gives a Hi!) #9869862

Julie Burnett 12/16/2011 3:59:38 AM

Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist, Ellen!! #9870709

Carol Flisak 12/16/2011 10:45:02 AM

Congratulations, Ellen on this lovely finalist... I had missed it! #9871423

Phyllis A. Houghton 12/17/2011 2:00:02 PM

Congratulations on this finalist with such perfect clarity. #9874368

Robert R. Goodman 12/18/2011 9:26:53 AM

A big Congratulations my friend,WTG Ellen!!!! #9875694

Avril Young 12/19/2011 7:06:57 PM

wow, congratulations Ellen this is just stunning, love the background too!! #9878324

Merna L. Nobile 12/23/2011 6:05:42 PM

What could be more important in life than to know in our hearts that in everything we have tried to do, we have done our very best?
Congratulations for your magnificent contribution for the month of November, 2011.
Merna Nobile #9884386

Mary K. Robison 2/1/2012 3:42:49 AM

This is SO annoying, Ellen...I have shot my Christmas cactus blooms from all kinds of angles, and they've never come close to something this beautiful. Throw in/on the water drops, and it's one fantastic capture.
Belated CONGRATULATIONS on its making Finalist! #9958722

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Christmas Cactus. Have a wonderful evening, friends!!!

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/5 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 55.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D

Uploaded on 11/22/2011 9:00:54 PM

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