Angel Trumpet

© Nikki McDonald

Angel Trumpet

Dayna Cain level-classic 2/17/2012 8:34:21 AM

Nikki, this is stunning! Such elegant lines, gorgeous color and spot on composition. Excellent work and a winner! #1443887

Joy Rector 2/17/2012 8:37:31 AM

it's gorgeous, thank you so much, I am honored. #9987230

Melinda F. Schneider level-classic 2/17/2012 8:43:57 AM

Such a lovely image, Nikki, the colors and comp are spot on. #9987246

Bob Cournoyer level-classic 2/17/2012 9:02:14 AM

Good work, Nikki... :-)

Happy Day o' Joy #9987299

John Connolly level-classic 2/17/2012 2:32:57 PM

A beautiful capture with outstanding color, depth and textures Nikki! This is a delightful card for Joy! #9987823

Dr Silly level-classic 2/17/2012 3:04:35 PM

Beautiful. :O)

Michele Peterson level-classic 2/17/2012 4:26:57 PM

An instant favorite, Nikki. Fabulous and creative composition! #9987986

Graham Robards level-classic 2/17/2012 6:09:57 PM

Love it Nikki, the angle and lighting are perfect.

pat #9988167

Patti Coblentz level-classic 2/17/2012 8:02:14 PM

An exquisite abstract of form, color, and light, Nikki...beautiful work! #9988307

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic 2/17/2012 8:05:53 PM

Beautiful macro Nikki!,
Amalia #9988316

Karen Celella level-classic 2/22/2012 5:00:40 AM

Fabulous macro with outstanding composition, Nikki. I just struggled with trying to capture these beauties and wish I had seen your idea. Too late now! LOL #9995688

Phyllis H. Burchett level-classic 2/23/2012 6:03:22 AM

Beautiful macro work Nikki! #9997566

Heather Loewenhardt level-classic 2/26/2012 12:52:49 AM

Fabulous perspective and exquisite detail. #10002083

Mitch Spence level-classic 2/26/2012 10:31:01 AM

Well you did a pretty here with something I sometimes try but never seem to quite accomplish with flowers. Very nice. #10002737

Christopher Budny level-classic 2/28/2012 5:58:05 AM

Thought I'd stopped by this one...! Love the tack-sharp tip against the soft blurring b/g. #10010767

Michelle Alton level-classic 3/6/2012 3:52:32 AM

What a fantastic selection for POTD...your tribute to Joy and her terrific photo commentary!

Now...this POTD award can also pay tribute to your OWN brand of thoughtful and meaningful photo commentary. I always feel that if you've made a remark before I see the photo, it's all been said!

Congratulations! #10024421

Katarina Mansson 3/6/2012 3:57:11 AM

YEAH!!! Congratulations on your beautiful POTD Nikki! Such a lovely close-up with superb titel and gorgeous tones. #10024433

Christopher Budny level-classic 3/6/2012 4:02:26 AM

Woohoo! :) This is a real beauty, Nikki; congratulations! #10024451

Bojan Bencic level-classic 3/6/2012 4:03:22 AM

Well done, Nikki. Congratulations on your POTD! #10024455

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 3/6/2012 4:14:31 AM

Such an elegant POTD!
Congratulations, Nikki!
~♥~Lisa #10024497

Melinda F. Schneider level-classic 3/6/2012 4:14:33 AM

A truly stunning image, Nikki! Glad to see it with the POTD honor today!! #10024498

Nancy S. Kruskop 3/6/2012 4:16:53 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful POTD! Way to go! #10024509

Joy Rector 3/6/2012 4:21:20 AM

congrats on the POTD #10024527

Marilyn Cornwell level-classic 3/6/2012 4:23:11 AM

Congratulations Nikki on POTD and congratulations that it would be a dedication to Joy! #10024530

Mary K. Robison level-classic 3/6/2012 4:34:44 AM

Lovely macro and beautiful dedication, Nikki ~
Congratulations on your well earned POTD! #10024559

Gord MacEachern level-classic 3/6/2012 4:38:36 AM

Big congrats on this beautiful well deserved POTD Nikki!! #10024567

Guy D. Biechele level-classic 3/6/2012 4:39:53 AM

Exceptional abstract. Congrats, Nikki! #10024570

Kim Andelkovic level-classic 3/6/2012 4:44:15 AM

Super Congrats on you POTD Nikki.......WTG :-) #10024579

Gail P. Sullivan level-classic 3/6/2012 4:51:40 AM

Hi Nikki...congrats on POTD! #10024601

Warren E. Wilson level-classic 3/6/2012 4:52:56 AM

Congrats!!, Nikki. #10024606

Millie A. Talarico level-classic 3/6/2012 4:56:27 AM

Wonderful macro, wonderful POTD, Nikki! #10024615

Avril Young level-classic 3/6/2012 5:02:49 AM

congrats on this awesome POTD...wonderful photo! #10024639

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 3/6/2012 5:07:11 AM

Congrats on your beautiful POTD Nikki!!! Wonderful capture! #10024649

David Stegmeir 3/6/2012 5:13:59 AM

Congratulations Nikki, on a very well deserved POTD. It is a beautiful image. #10024672

Linda D. Lester level-classic 3/6/2012 5:15:20 AM

Congratulations on your awesome POTD! #10024678

Joseph T. Pilonero level-classic 3/6/2012 5:27:15 AM

Wonderfully seen POV, Nikki. Great eye for a very different and super shot. And congratulations on POTD. TED #10024705

Richard M. Waas level-classic 3/6/2012 5:28:51 AM

I love this image Nikki.... The soft color and the comp are spot on. I love your take on one of my favorite flowering trees.... Congrats on your well deserved POTD!! #10024709

Terry Cervi level-classic 3/6/2012 5:29:11 AM

Congrats on your beautiful POTD, Nikki! #10024710

Pat Harry 3/6/2012 5:32:13 AM

Beautiful image, Nikki! Congrats on your POTD. #10024712

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-classic 3/6/2012 5:37:16 AM

Big congrats Nikki. Wonderful capture.
JP #10024715

Patti Coblentz level-classic 3/6/2012 5:38:48 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful POTD, Nikki!!! #10024717

Kara L. Hendricks level-classic 3/6/2012 5:42:57 AM

HUGE congrats on your POTD Nikki!!! #10024724

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 3/6/2012 5:46:35 AM

A spectacular capture, Nikki. Big congrats on this well deserved POTD. I think we'll see this again, too. #10024728

Datha Y. Thompson 3/6/2012 5:47:55 AM

Beautiful POTD Nikki!!! Congratulations!!! WTG :) #10024730

Kimber Wallwork-Heineman level-classic 3/6/2012 5:52:05 AM

Very well done Nikki. Love the perspective. Your vision was perfectly executed.
Congratulations! #10024739

Nikki McDonald level-classic 3/6/2012 5:52:17 AM

Thank you so much everyone. I really appreciate your warm wishes. Thanks, too, to the BP judge for the selection. #10024741

Lydia Williams level-classic 3/6/2012 5:53:18 AM

Wow, gorgeous, Nikki...congratulations on your POTD and a special thank you to Joy also! :) #10024744

Ilene Samowitz 3/6/2012 5:53:29 AM

Beautiful macro work. Love the lines. Congrats on POTD. #10024745

Nancy L. Green level-classic 3/6/2012 6:07:31 AM

WONDERFUL Macro work Nikki, CONGRATULATIONS!!! <>< #10024777

Karen Celella level-classic 3/6/2012 6:15:30 AM

Congratulations on your outstanding POTD, Nikki! I loved this when I first saw it and continue to love it with a large collection of gold badges! #10024783

Bob Cournoyer level-classic 3/6/2012 6:15:36 AM

:-) #10024784

Daniella Puente level-classic 3/6/2012 6:17:07 AM

Congrats Nikki! wonderful photo :) #10024785

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-classic 3/6/2012 6:17:20 AM

Congrats Nikki! That's beautiful! #10024786

David Phalen level-classic 3/6/2012 6:18:40 AM

BIG Congrats on a fabulous POTD!! #10024787

Laura Greene 3/6/2012 6:27:50 AM

A HUGE congratulations to you!!!! Stunning shot. #10024795

Stefania Barbier level-classic 3/6/2012 6:29:02 AM

Congratulations Nikki, It's a beauty!!! #10024797

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 3/6/2012 6:33:14 AM

WTG on this wonderfully BEAUTIFUL POTD, Nikki! :-) k #10024801

Sara B Coffey level-classic 3/6/2012 6:36:59 AM

Awesome Nikki! I love your POV, & the soft colors. Congrats on your win!
Sara #10024804

Val Feldman level-classic 3/6/2012 6:38:55 AM

What a beautiful macro with it's exquisite lines, light, color and form - an unbeatable combination! Hoping to see more Gold on this exceptional POTD! Congratulations, Nikki! #10024806

Graham Robards level-classic 3/6/2012 6:42:15 AM

Congrats on this wonderful POTD Nikki!



Phyllis H. Burchett 3/6/2012 6:52:06 AM

This is wonderful Nikki, big congrats on your POTD!!! #10024821

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 3/6/2012 7:11:02 AM

Congrats on a beautiful POTD. #10024842

Nancy Marie Ricketts 3/6/2012 7:11:41 AM

Wonderful macro, Nikki. I am honored that you took time out to help me with my recent photo. I see in this beautiful creation that skill to get this Beauty just right. Next stop-Grand Prize! #10024843

Dayna Cain level-classic 3/6/2012 7:43:52 AM

Congrats on your POTD Nikki! I truly do love this image Nikki. This is just technically, creatively perfect. Next stop is finalist and then GOLD!!! WTG Nikki!!! (you won't need it but my fingers are crossed anyway LOL) #10024891

Christine Czernin level-classic 3/6/2012 7:45:38 AM

Many congrats on your beautiful POTD, Nikki. I love the soft color and graceful lines, a beauty. #10024893

Dr Silly level-classic 3/6/2012 7:46:02 AM

Congratulations Nikki on your POTD. :O)

Leslie McLain level-classic 3/6/2012 8:10:52 AM

Congrats on a beautiful POTD, Nikki. #10024918

Michele Peterson level-classic 3/6/2012 8:21:59 AM

YIPPEE, NIKKI!!!! I am smiling with you today! You know I LOVE this photo!!! So glad that it got POTD!!!! #10024933

Maria Coulson 3/6/2012 8:26:28 AM

So beautiful Nikki, congratulations on your POTD. #10024940

Brett Landry 3/6/2012 8:31:03 AM

Congrats on your photo of the day. I got my email, saw the name and though, WOW I know that person. Great image. Great job. #10024951

Kay Beausoleil level-classic 3/6/2012 8:45:05 AM

Congratulations, Nikki, on your POTD for this superb image! #10024978

Raymond Pauly level-classic 3/6/2012 9:05:51 AM

Wonderful clarity and POV here, Nikki! Big congratulations on your POTD! #10025002

Dore Vorum 3/6/2012 9:16:31 AM

Congratulations on your POTD. Stunning image. #10025017

Kathryn Wesserling level-classic 3/6/2012 9:34:40 AM

Nikki, this is definitely an "Oh, Wow!!!" POTD. EVERYTHING works in it. Congratulations. #10025061

Kathy Salerni level-classic 3/6/2012 9:49:25 AM

Congrats on your gorgeous POTD, Nikki! #10025087

Heather Loewenhardt level-classic 3/6/2012 10:03:12 AM

Congrats on this stunning image being chosen photo of the day. It is remarkable and worthy of this award. Congrats again. #10025109

Mitch Spence level-classic 3/6/2012 10:51:35 AM

Nikki, this really is a beauty. Congratulations. #10025161

Jeana Clark level-classic 3/6/2012 11:05:24 AM

HUGE Congratulations Nikki for this very beautiful image receiving a POTD!!

~J~ #10025171

Cathy Barrows 3/6/2012 12:46:27 PM

Very pretty...congrats #10025330

Anita Hogue 3/6/2012 1:53:51 PM

Congratulations, Nikki! WOW stunning composition and selective focus! #10025407

MELODIE C. ROBERTS level-classic 3/6/2012 1:56:13 PM


Congratulations on this Outstanding POTD NiK!!

It is beautiful and it's headed for Bigger and Better things!!

WoooooHoooo!! #10025409

Jeff Robinson level-classic 3/6/2012 2:09:58 PM

Congrats Nikki on this Wonderful POTD! #10025420

Tamara K. Walker level-classic 3/6/2012 3:09:47 PM

Magnificent! Congratulations. #10025470

Susana Ms Heide level-classic 3/6/2012 4:02:02 PM

Yaaay!!! So glad to see this recognized Nikki! A very unusual but effective composition!! CONGRATZ to you!!!! #10025550

Susan D. Royce level-classic 3/6/2012 4:40:32 PM

WTG Nikki! Congratulations, and it is a lovely tribute. #10025627

Michael G. Marshall level-classic 3/6/2012 4:51:19 PM

Congratulations, Nikki on your beautiful POTD! #10025643

Ken Smith level-classic 3/6/2012 5:10:25 PM

Way to go, Nikki! A big congrats to you...a very cool shot! #10025674

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic 3/6/2012 5:11:27 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful POTD, Nikki! Lovely lines and beautiful colors. #10025676

Chuck Bruton level-classic 3/6/2012 5:24:13 PM

Congratulations Nikki
Well done #10025695

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 3/6/2012 5:49:53 PM

on your very deserving POTD! 8o) #10025767

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic 3/6/2012 6:07:12 PM

Nikki, I knew this was a winner when I saw it in your gallery! Congratulations on your POTD! #10025811

Ritajane Smith level-classic 3/6/2012 6:20:16 PM

Awesome!! #10025847

Rona L. Schwarz 3/6/2012 7:12:42 PM

Marvelous image, Nikki! Lovely lines, very delicate colors and wonderful details with such an unusual perspective. Congratulations on your POTD! Look forward to seeing it with more GOLD! #10025976

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 3/6/2012 7:43:51 PM

Huge CONGRATZ on the POTD, Nikki. And more so, as this is also your own favorite of the month ;)

UB. #10026003

Jean E. Hildebrant 3/6/2012 7:56:14 PM

A beautiful image, Nikki! Congrats to you!!

Michael Umbreit level-classic 3/6/2012 7:58:35 PM

Nikki - Congratulations on your POTD! - Mike #10026023

Karen E. Baumann 3/6/2012 8:40:12 PM

Poised and ready to announce many blessings! Congratulations Nikki, this is so beautiful...thoughtfully composed and photographed, lovely lines and wonderful soft colors, with sharp details right where it counts... simply a terrific image and what a nice tribute too!!!! This photographer would say "ditto" to you! #10026091

Bunny Snow level-classic 3/6/2012 9:52:53 PM

What an unusual point of view of this Angel Trumpet. Love the sharpness, and details, the softness in colors and tonality, and of course, the composition. Congratulations, Nikki, on your well executed POTD!!!! #10026197

Patricia A. Casey level-classic 3/7/2012 2:59:49 AM

Wonderfully done Nikki! A huge congratulations on POTD!


Amanda J. Tanner level-classic 3/7/2012 3:19:23 AM

Beautiful macro work Nikki! Congratulations on POTD! #10026435

Ellen Hodges level-classic 3/7/2012 3:38:13 AM

Huge congrats on a gorgeous POTD, Nikki!! #10026492

Nikki McDonald level-classic 3/7/2012 4:05:55 AM

A huge thank you to all my friends, old and new, for their support. What a fun day this was! #10026548

Susan M. Campbell level-classic 3/7/2012 7:16:22 AM

Congrats on getting POTD Nikki. This is beautiful. #10027016

Gary R. Smith 3/7/2012 7:50:16 AM

Congratulations, Nikki. I love the POV. #10027057

Renee Doyle level-classic 3/7/2012 1:07:20 PM

BIG congratulations on this wonderful POTD Nikki!! #10027413

Bill Currier level-classic 3/7/2012 5:48:51 PM

Love it Nikki! Great POV and color/texture. Wonderful and congrats! #10027728

Cesar J. La Rosa level-classic 3/7/2012 8:58:56 PM

This is SO BEAUTIFUL, Nikki!!! I LOVE it!!! Excellent composition, color and detail. It is simply perfect!!! I'm so happy to see it as the POTD. Now, I'm waiting to see the Gold Medal making it shine even more. It certainly deserves it.
Congratulations my dear friend!!!
Cesar #10027870

Karen Bacon level-classic 3/8/2012 6:17:58 AM

This is stunning Nicki! Congrats! #10028505

Julianne Bradford level-classic 3/9/2012 6:33:33 AM

I love your framing on this stunning POTD Nikki..congrats!! #10030332

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 3/9/2012 2:13:39 PM

Beautiful macro image, Nikki! #10030779

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 3/12/2012 3:36:21 PM

Congrats, Nikki, on this beautiful and excellent POTD!

Debby #10035141

Richard D. Love 3/19/2012 7:23:30 AM

Congratulations, Nikki. Wonderful composition and light #10044657

Richard D. Love 3/19/2012 7:23:30 AM

Congratulations, Nikki. Wonderful composition and light #10044658

Martha R. Mazon level-classic 3/20/2012 8:00:06 AM

Very beautiful, Nikki! I love these flowers but find hard to photograph well. Your design is perfect. Congratulations on the POTD! #10046290

Terry A. Stoa level-classic 3/25/2012 7:05:50 PM

Kudos on the Finalist section, Nikki! #10054252

Christopher Budny level-classic 3/25/2012 7:10:36 PM

Congratulations once again, Nikki! #10054286

Patti Coblentz level-classic 3/25/2012 7:14:01 PM

So pleased to see this a finalist, Nikki!! I hope it goes all the way :)) #10054331

Nancy Marie Ricketts 3/25/2012 7:23:40 PM

I knew I'd see this one again!-praying for gold to come your way-beautiful floral! #10054430

Neal D. Hatcher level-classic 3/25/2012 7:44:45 PM


Susan M. Campbell level-classic 3/25/2012 10:29:28 PM

Another beautiful image. Congrats. #10055649

Katarina Mansson 3/25/2012 11:08:03 PM

Second round of congrats for this beauty...congrats Nikki!
I bet there will be a third round soon...;) #10055729

Mariann Kovats level-classic 3/25/2012 11:23:31 PM

Congratulations on your awesome finalists and POTD, Nikki! #10055770

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 3/25/2012 11:37:28 PM

Great to see this again, Nikki. My choice for a First Place Gold, good luck!

UB. #10055817

Heather Loewenhardt level-classic 3/25/2012 11:49:17 PM

Congrats on this stunning image becoming a finalist. I hope to see it wearing gold. Good luck. #10055853

Marijana Fajgl level-classic 3/26/2012 12:43:51 AM

Outstanding capture, Nikki! Big congratulations! #10055930

Graham Robards level-classic 3/26/2012 1:26:18 AM

Congratulations on the Silver badge Nikki, I thought we would be seeing this one again! Best of luck for the next round! Pat #10055972

Kathryn Wesserling level-classic 3/26/2012 1:58:07 AM

Congratulations for the Silver, Nikki. It's a gold-worthy, too. #10055997

Warren E. Wilson 3/26/2012 3:26:44 AM

a great Finalist image! Congratulations, Nikki!! #10056163

Stefania Barbier level-classic 3/26/2012 4:34:35 AM

fantastic macro Nikki.. huge congrats! #10056381

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic 3/26/2012 5:37:34 AM

Just love this, Congratulations!!! #10056657

Dayna Cain level-classic 3/26/2012 7:10:34 AM

So far my prediction is coming true! My fingers are crossed for gold (even tho it's not necessary...LOL) Congrats! #10056978

Karen Celella level-classic 3/26/2012 8:05:46 AM

Thrilled to see this with the silver, Nikki! Congratulations! #10057185

Carol Quina level-classic 3/26/2012 8:55:49 AM

Congratulations Nikki on the finalist AND the POTD! Good luck in the next round, but you may not need it as this photo is lovely! #10057352

Lydia Williams level-classic 3/26/2012 8:58:17 AM

Congratulations Nikki on your finalist.. well done, happy for you! #10057369

Michele Peterson level-classic 3/26/2012 9:55:02 AM

Nikki, I am NOT surprised at this getting a finalist!! You know I love it! BIG Congratulations!! #10057664

Claudine Grove level-classic 3/26/2012 11:10:27 AM

Congratulations on the finalist! Beautiful! #10057894

Julianne Bradford level-classic 3/26/2012 11:46:40 AM

It's so great to see this terrific capture again..congrats on your finalist! #10058009

Gayle Johnson level-classic 3/26/2012 6:33:04 PM

Great lines, composition, color. Everything is perfect. Fav of mine.

Phyllis H. Burchett level-classic 3/26/2012 6:46:50 PM

Congrats on this wonderful finalist! #10059462

Rona L. Schwarz 3/26/2012 9:09:11 PM

Yahoo, Nikki! What a fabulous month you've had! No surprise to see this one again, it is destined for further glory and more gold, I'm sure! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on this outstanding Finalist! #10059914

Terry Cervi level-classic 3/27/2012 10:20:01 AM

Congrats on your very striking finalist, Nikki! #10061293

Guy D. Biechele level-classic 3/27/2012 11:08:21 AM

Really lovely image. Congratulations on your Finalist, Nikki! #10061362

JO ANN CLEVELAND 3/27/2012 1:27:31 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic Finalist

jo ann c. #10061547

Jayne Martin 3/27/2012 5:23:22 PM

Congratulations on this finalist and POD!! #10062027

David M. Montero level-classic 3/27/2012 8:31:54 PM

Congratulations on your finalist selection of this beautiful abstract flower Nikki!!! #10062324

Sharon Day level-classic 3/28/2012 4:55:46 PM

Gorgeous image, Nikki!! Beautiful colors and details! Congratulations! #10063699

Brad Harding 3/30/2012 10:56:53 AM

Congrats on both your POD and your finalist. Crisp macro shot, I like it. #10067327

Merna L. Nobile 3/30/2012 5:04:51 PM

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
Congratulations! Merna #10067852

JO ANN CLEVELAND 4/7/2012 9:54:12 AM

Congratulations on this fabulous finalist Nikki, your gallery is beautiful!

jo ann c. #10079746

Mitch Spence level-classic 4/7/2012 11:53:36 AM

I didn't get here for timely congrats on this, Nikki, but I do want you to know that this one is so appealing to me and that I'm really pleased that it finaled. #10079895

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Beautiful. Gorgeous. Great. Fantastic. Awesome. Well done, Joy. Love it!!
In grateful appreciation to Joy Rector for her loyalty in commenting on the images of sooooo many members of the BP family.

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