Full Bloom

© Ellen Hodges

Full Bloom

Tiia Vissak level-classic 11/23/2011 12:08:27 AM

a beautiful close-up! #1425136

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

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

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 11/23/2011 3:41:25 AM

Outstanding color and detail Ellen!! #9826467

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 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 level-classic 11/23/2011 4:27:35 AM

Beautiful capture and colors, Ellen. #9826560

Lindley Johnson level-classic 11/23/2011 5:39:42 AM

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

Carol Flisak level-classic 11/23/2011 1:44:03 PM

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

Mary Dimitriw level-classic 11/23/2011 7:04:01 PM

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

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

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

Heather Loewenhardt level-classic 11/25/2011 7:26:41 PM

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

Emile Abbott level-classic 11/28/2011 8:39:36 AM

Fantastic detail in this floral macro Ellen. #9835300

Stefania Barbier level-classic 12/14/2011 2:36:56 PM

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

Tammy Espino level-classic 12/14/2011 2:42:23 PM

Congrats Ellen on this beautiful finalist! :) #9865522

Doug Pignet level-classic 12/14/2011 2:44:36 PM

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

Lindley Johnson level-classic 12/14/2011 2:44:56 PM

Love this beautiful finalist, Ellen - congratulations! #9865553

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

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

Christopher J. Budny level-classic 12/14/2011 3:50:23 PM

Congratulations, Ellen! #9866038

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

Congrats again, Ellen. #9866116

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

Congrats, Ellen, on this beautiful and excellent finalist!

Debby #9866124

Heather Loewenhardt level-classic 12/14/2011 4:12:58 PM

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

Gord MacEachern level-classic 12/14/2011 6:13:55 PM

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

Rona L. Schwarz level-classic 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 Burchett level-classic 12/14/2011 6:29:06 PM

Congrats Ellen! #9866773

Ellen Hodges level-classic 12/14/2011 7:09:10 PM

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

Ann Coates level-classic 12/14/2011 7:43:18 PM

Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist, Ellen. #9867109

Leslie McLain level-classic 12/14/2011 8:06:29 PM

Congrats on a beautiful finalist, Ellen. #9867176

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

Congratulations on this outstanding finalist Ellen!

jo ann c. #9867327

Susan Weisensel level-classic 12/14/2011 10:33:16 PM

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

Tiia Vissak level-classic 12/14/2011 10:51:19 PM

Congratulations! #9867572

Renee Doyle level-classic 12/14/2011 11:52:55 PM

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

Stacey Williams level-classic 12/15/2011 2:34:42 AM

Beautiful capture! Congratulations Ellen! #9867803

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

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

Mary Dimitriw level-classic 12/15/2011 4:25:23 AM

Congrats Ellen on this fantastic Finalist!! #9867961

SaMi Martin level-classic 12/15/2011 5:31:33 AM

Beautiful macro; Congrats on your finalist Ellen! #9868129

Emile Abbott level-classic 12/15/2011 6:33:15 AM

Congrats on outstanding finalist, Ellen #9868216

Kathy Salerni level-classic 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 level-classic 12/15/2011 8:32:03 AM

Ellen, Congratulation on your most beautiful Finalist. #9868597

Karen Celella level-classic 12/15/2011 8:56:27 AM

Congratulations on your outstanding finalist, Ellen. #9868678

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic 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 level-classic 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

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 12/15/2011 6:24:47 PM

Congratulations on a beautiful Finalist image, Ellen #9869945

Julie Burnett level-classic 12/16/2011 3:59:38 AM

Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist, Ellen!! #9870709

Carol Flisak level-classic 12/16/2011 10:45:02 AM

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

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

Congratulations on this finalist with such perfect clarity. #9874368

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 12/18/2011 9:26:53 AM

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

Avril Young level-classic 12/19/2011 7:06:57 PM

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

Merna L. Nobile level-classic 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 level-classic 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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