Four Pink Cups

© PATRICIA A. CASEY

Four Pink Cups

Val Feldman Student 3/29/2012 11:04:17 AM

Gorgeous colors, beautiful detail, wonderful light...and perfect execution capturing all of that...sensationally! Hope to see this one back next month, Patricia...it's beautiful! #1453041

Sharon 3/29/2012 11:31:28 AM

Absolutely stunning, Patricia!!! I agree with everything Val said and hope to see this one again. #10065589

PATRICIA A. CASEY 3/29/2012 12:16:00 PM

Thank you so much Val and Sharon.....these just bloomed at my house this week....have a wonderful day! #10065653

Tammy Espino 3/29/2012 1:48:42 PM

Beautiful capture. Still waiting for them to bloom out here~ #10065810

PATRICIA A. CASEY 3/29/2012 1:57:07 PM

Hi Tammy.....thanks for looking and commenting...I just love the desert this time of year....these guys/gals last a little longer than the white flowers....just thrilled with this plant this year....Have a wonderful day!
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Neal D. Hatcher 3/30/2012 3:05:48 AM

Fantastically Beautiful #10066685

PATRICIA A. CASEY 3/30/2012 8:21:26 AM

Thank you Neal.....I love Arizona....this time of year especially when our cactus are blooming....makes my heart sing! #10067054

Neal D. Hatcher 3/31/2012 2:34:43 AM

I remember one time I fell on a cactus
here in Texas and the noise I made wasn,t singing-Have a good weekend #10068334

Karen Celella 3/31/2012 10:56:53 AM

So pretty, Patricia! #10068869

PATRICIA A. CASEY 3/31/2012 4:02:48 PM

So Neal.....now you know why they coyote sings....he just stepped on a cactus LOL.....Thank you Karen for your kind words as well.....
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Dee Langevin 4/11/2012 4:21:39 AM

Wow! Just stunning Patricia! Gorgeous color and light really show off these beautiful flowers. #10085326

PATRICIA A. CASEY 4/11/2012 4:23:33 AM

This plant is all bloomed out for the year....next March/April we'll see her bloom again...she is a beauty....Thank you Dee for your kind words.... #10085333

PATRICIA A. CASEY 4/11/2012 4:24:31 AM

=^..^= #10085337

Tammy Espino 5/1/2012 8:38:11 PM

Congrats on your finalist!! :) #10117087

Neal D. Hatcher 5/1/2012 9:42:29 PM

Congratulations #10117256

Lynn M. Whitt 5/2/2012 2:49:47 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist... #10117574

PATRICIA A. CASEY 5/2/2012 4:01:22 AM

Thank you so much Tammy, Neal and Lynn...what a nice honor to wake up to.... #10117729

Leslie McLain 5/2/2012 4:52:30 AM

Congrats on a stunning finalist, Patricia. #10117934

Dee Langevin 5/2/2012 5:41:07 AM

Congratulations on another fabulous Finalist Patricia! #10118056

PATRICIA A. CASEY 5/2/2012 4:05:06 PM

Thank you Leslie & Dee for viewing and your kind words.... #10119598

Inge Linden 5/2/2012 5:17:50 PM

congratulations on your wonderful finalist! #10119729

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 5/3/2012 6:35:26 AM

Very striking image #10120708

PATRICIA A. CASEY 5/3/2012 4:53:25 PM

Thank you Inge & Judges at BP your kind words are most appreciated! #10121529

Usman Bajwa 5/4/2012 5:55:27 AM

Love it and expect seeing this again, Patricia. CONGRATZ!!!

UB. #10122225

Nancyj Hovey 5/4/2012 10:40:40 AM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #10122564

Tammy Espino 5/4/2012 8:04:55 PM

Congrats on your awesome win! :) #10123416

Liz Bullock 5/4/2012 8:13:18 PM

Beautiful, congrats! #10123438

Nikki McDonald 5/4/2012 8:39:15 PM

Beautiful flowers and a wonderful capture of them. The color and details are rich and the light is lovely. Congratulations on the First Place Win, Patricia. #10123525

Val Feldman 5/4/2012 9:15:28 PM

A stunning Gold Win! So happy to see this with Gold attached, Patricia - Congratulations!! #10123563

Joannie M. Bertucci 5/4/2012 9:43:01 PM

I've never seen such exquisit flowers on a cactus Patricia and your superb presentation is awe inspiring! Congrats on your fabulous gold badge! #10123589

Michele Peterson 5/4/2012 10:30:01 PM

Such a unique and beautiful group of flowers! Absolutely wonderful and congratulations on the first place win!! #10123638

Renee Doyle 5/4/2012 11:33:43 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful First Place Winner Patricia!! #10123747

Inge Linden 5/5/2012 1:49:31 AM

Congrats on your awesome win! #10123859

Kerry Penn 5/5/2012 3:01:05 AM

This is just beautiful! Congratulations on your First Place Winner. :) #10123925

Marilyn Cornwell 5/5/2012 3:52:34 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful winner! #10123967

Leslie McLain 5/5/2012 4:59:38 AM

I knew this was a winner. Big congrats on a stunning winner, Patricia. #10124053

Dee Langevin 5/5/2012 5:02:14 AM

Congratulations Patricia on your Fabulous 1st Place win! Kudos on your wonderful cactus blossoms! #10124058

Lindley Johnson 5/5/2012 5:48:46 AM

Outstanding light, color, composition, and DOF. Big congratulations on your stunning First Place Win, Patricia! #10124137

Terry Cervi 5/5/2012 5:52:14 AM

Congrats on your stunning First Place win, Patricia! #10124142

Phyllis Burchett 5/5/2012 6:57:45 AM

Congrats on this terrific winner Patricia! #10124291

Ellen Hodges 5/5/2012 7:59:23 AM

Congrats on a glorious winner, Pat!!! #10124452

Patrick Rouzes 5/5/2012 8:04:09 AM

Congratulations, Patricia! #10124465

Carol Flisak 5/5/2012 9:40:47 AM

Gorgeous image, Patricia... love the colors, detail and light! Congratulations on your beautiful first place winner! #10124722

Karen Celella 5/5/2012 11:02:39 AM

Congratulations on your stunning first place winner, Patricia! #10124865

Emile Abbott 5/5/2012 11:09:25 AM

Congratulations Patrician on beautiful first place winner. #10124885

PATRICIA A. CASEY 5/5/2012 3:04:53 PM

Wow...was this ever a wonderful surprise....Thank you each and everyone for your kind words....Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!!!!! #10125168

Cheryl Schneider 5/5/2012 3:06:47 PM

Stunning shot, Patricia! Congratulations. #10125171

Stephen Zacker 5/5/2012 3:28:35 PM

Big Congratulations. This is Beautiful #10125196

Mary Dimitriw 5/5/2012 3:52:59 PM

Congratulations on your First Place Winner Patricia. This is such a stunning floral image!! #10125207

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 5/5/2012 5:52:09 PM

WTG on this fantastic winner! :-) k #10125313

Neal D. Hatcher 5/5/2012 6:09:07 PM

Congratulations on this Beautiful First place Winner #10125342

Deborah C. Lewinson 5/5/2012 6:46:52 PM

Ciongratulations, Patricia, on your stunning First Place Winner!

Debby #10125385

Usman Bajwa 5/6/2012 1:55:48 AM

Well deserved. Big CONGRATZ on your First Place Winner!

UB. #10125666

PATRICIA A. CASEY 5/6/2012 8:12:45 AM

Thank you all so much for your very kind words! Have a wonderful day.... #10126056

Theresa Marie Jones 5/6/2012 12:39:22 PM

Love it! Congratulations on a beautiful fantastic capture! #10126323

PATRICIA A. CASEY 5/6/2012 12:48:15 PM

Thank you for your kind words Theresa! Regards, #10126338

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 5/7/2012 9:17:10 PM

Congratulations on your FIRST PLACE WIN Patricia. This really is a beautiful floral!! #10128536

PATRICIA A. CASEY 5/8/2012 6:20:04 AM

Thank you so much Donna.....Have a wonderful day ahead!
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Mary Beth Aiello 5/8/2012 8:47:41 AM

Huge congrats, Patricia, on this beautiful First Place Gold. #10129230

PATRICIA A. CASEY 5/8/2012 8:55:35 AM

Thank you Mary Beth...... #10129247

Merna L. Nobile 5/9/2012 9:07:05 PM

Well here we are, through thick and thin. It is a joy to be able to be supportive and to congratulate each other for another month of magnificent photographs during May, 2012. I send all of you my very best, Merna Nobile #10131519

PATRICIA A. CASEY 5/10/2012 5:45:51 AM

Thank you so much for your kind words, Merna.....have a wonderful day today! #10132113

Dayna Cain 5/11/2012 12:04:51 PM

Patricia, this is stunning! Huge congrats on your first place win. VERY deserving! #10133773

Dave Montero 5/11/2012 12:21:34 PM

Congratulations on scoring gold with this beautiful image Patricia! Marvelous colors and clarity. Love it! #10133782

PATRICIA A. CASEY 5/11/2012 12:23:08 PM

Thank you Dayna & Dave....it was quite the surprise and honor....to say the least I was thrilled....Thank you for viewing and commenting! #10133783

Mary K. Robison 5/26/2012 1:20:20 AM

Belated Congratulations on your richly deserved First Place Winner, Patricia! Don't know how I missed this gorgeous floral before! #10151560

PATRICIA A. CASEY 5/26/2012 6:02:41 AM

Thank you so much Mary.....with the many wonderful photos on BP I find myself always playing catch-up on comments.....again, thank you for your gracious words...have a wonderful day! #10152036

Millie A. Talarico 5/26/2012 6:35:46 PM

This is stunning work, capturing First place, happy for you, Patricia! #10154287

PATRICIA A. CASEY 5/27/2012 9:12:19 AM

Thank you Milleanne for your very gracious comments.....have a wonderful day! #10155445

Loan Tran 7/3/2012 6:16:43 AM

I really enjoyed your portfolio of these beautiful cactus flowers images. Congratulations. #10212117

PATRICIA A. CASEY 7/3/2012 7:00:59 AM

Thank you so much Loan for viewing & commenting....have a wonderful day! #10212187

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2012 March BetterPhoto First Place Gold Winner. Claretcup Hedgehog Cactus Blooms

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/100 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 88.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Uploaded on 3/29/2012 10:07:47 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner


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