Show Girl

© Val Feldman

Show Girl

Robert R. Goodman level-addict 5/1/2012 3:57:48 PM

Hi Valarie,Beautiful capture my friend.Wonderful tribute and great news that your mother in holding her own.I sure have missed your work!!!!! #1460095

Monnie Ryan 5/1/2012 6:52:20 PM

Good news on the Mom end - and a gorgeous flower! #10116748

Don Christiana 5/2/2012 5:56:57 AM

Val, beautiful capture of this beautiful flower. I am so happy to hear that your Mom is maintaining her postive spirit. I love to hear that she is is still joking...humor is wonderful medicine. Have a great day...our prayers continue. #10118139

Terry Cervi level-addict 5/2/2012 6:46:21 AM

Great to hear about your mom, Ms.V. And this is such a stunning macro! The detail and color are fantastic! #10118331

Carol L. Fowler 5/2/2012 4:20:35 PM

Beautiful macro! Love the colors! (And all the best to your Mom. If she can stand an adoptive daughter, I am available since my own Mom passed away many years ago!) #10119620

Debbie Bray 5/3/2012 12:18:47 AM

Val, this is just soo beautiful, it's so hard to match your standard, but maybe one day I might! Glad to hear that your Mum is doing ok for the moment! I guess each day is precious, and having her with you is a treasure! I'm so glad she can appreciate your beautiful photography, it must really raise her spirits!!!! Debbie xx #10120318

Mary Dimitriw level-addict 5/3/2012 3:02:00 AM

It's absolutely gorgeous Val and perfect title!
Glad to hear your mom is still fighting with a smile. #10120412

Ellen Hodges level-addict 5/3/2012 4:26:50 AM

So very glad to hear that your Mom is hanging in there with her awesome good humor and smile, Val!!! Prayers your way, too!! Hope that both of your beauties go to the top of the class!!! #10120550

Dayna Cain level-addict 5/3/2012 11:52:24 AM

This is so gorgeous Val. Your gallery is full of amazing images and this is no exception. Beautiful! I'm sending your Mom a hug, pass it on to her will you? #10121186

Tammy Espino 5/3/2012 7:50:22 PM

Sounds like you have a tough mom , glad she is on her way to feeling better! Love that little flower,beautiful and excellent details!! How did you know I tried out for a show girl in my younger days? :) #10121780

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 5/3/2012 7:54:06 PM

Prayers for your mom to be better FAST!!!

Tammy made it as a showgirl to, she just wont tell anyone!! ROFLMAO

Awesome floral!! Beautful!! #10121785

Tammy Espino 5/4/2012 11:01:16 AM

SHHHHHHHH :) #10122595

Tammy Espino 5/4/2012 12:04:28 PM

I wish I still looked like this! #10122683

Tammy Espino 5/4/2012 12:04:28 PM

I wish I still looked like this! #10122684

Tammy Espino 5/4/2012 12:06:05 PM

I wish I still looked like this! #10122686

Leslie McLain level-addict 5/4/2012 7:49:22 PM

Stunning capture and colors, Val. #10123396

Karen Bacon level-addict 5/5/2012 10:34:54 AM

a stunning capture Val! Glad to hear your mom is still hanging in there. #10124821

Val Feldman level-addict 5/6/2012 2:23:48 PM

Thanks everyone for your comments - much appreciated! :)

And Ms. Vegas...WOW! Can I call 'em or can I call 'em?? :) Ever see those cartoon characters that when they see a good-lookin' woman, their eyes bug out on stalks and there's a big "Boing" written above their heads?? Well, with my husband, brother-in-law and nephew present here today when I opened this up - I swear I heard "BOINGS" bouncing off the walls!! LOL! (and that kind of beauty doesn't fade, Ms. Tammy!) #10126506

Heather Loewenhardt level-addict 5/7/2012 8:04:14 PM

Keeping your mom in my thoughts and prayers val. This is a lovely bloom with gorgeous lighting and detail #10128447

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-addict 5/8/2012 2:07:11 PM

Fannnn...tastic Tammy! So glad to hear your mom's outlook is good, she will be in many hearts and prayers!

jo ann c. #10129689

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-addict 5/8/2012 2:07:55 PM

Fannnn...tastic Tammy! So glad to hear your mom's outlook is good, she will be in many hearts and prayers!

jo ann c.

duh....I meant Val, Tammy confused me! lol #10129694

Emile Abbott level-addict 5/8/2012 3:04:35 PM

This show girl is eye candy. Excellent Val. #10129828

Debbie Bray level-addict 5/9/2012 5:20:42 AM

I'm still thinking of you Val, hope your Mum is feeling good for the time being too!! #10130596

Inge Linden level-addict 5/10/2012 2:11:15 AM

Beautiful floral capture,wonderful light and details! #10131777

Julie Burnett level-addict 5/10/2012 5:14:13 AM

So glad to hear your mom is holding her own! Your show girl is exactly that, colorful, beautiful light dancing off those frilly petals, a gorgeous capture, Val!! #10132037

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-addict 5/10/2012 6:02:45 PM

Magnificent, Val! :-) k #10132914

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-addict 5/10/2012 8:09:52 PM

Very beautiful crowns of color with each level and finally a wondrous revelation with the center bud. So lovely Val. We continue to pray for your mom, please send our regards. Our thoughts will be with you Val. Take care. #10133049

Thomas E. Hinds level-addict 5/12/2012 6:51:35 PM

This is absolutely fantastic, Val! A Winner in my eyes! Awesome is the only other word that comes to me just now! #10135075

Sabrina Ryan level-addict 5/14/2012 6:58:51 AM

Beautiful macro capture, Val! #10136485

Rony Sagy 7/30/2012 1:24:03 PM

And again, huge congratulations on this spectacularly showy finalist. Good luck in the next round. #10251024

Julie Burnett 7/30/2012 1:42:09 PM

Congratulations on another stunning finalist, V!! You know I wish you the best of luck!! #10251128

Kathy Salerni level-addict 7/30/2012 1:45:22 PM

Huge congrats on this wonderful Finalist, Val! Best of luck in the next round! #10251144

Kathy Salerni level-addict 7/30/2012 1:48:46 PM

Congrats on another beautiful Finalist, Val! I have been absent for awhile and my day was made today when I read that your Mom is feeling good! You guys are in my thoughts and prayers! #10251168

Tammy Espino 7/30/2012 1:51:08 PM

Your gonna win!! :) Congrats on this beautiful finalist, Val!!! You go girl! #10251187

Tammy M. Anderson level-addict 7/30/2012 2:07:20 PM

Wouldn't want the job judging the flowers this month. All are so beautiful. But I do think this will be one of them. Congrats, Val. #10251363

Robert R. Goodman level-addict 7/30/2012 3:14:13 PM

Hi Valarie,WTG my friend.Congratulations on this beautiful finalist!!!! #10251941

Carol Flisak level-addict 7/30/2012 4:03:28 PM

Gorgeous image, Val! Love the color, light and details. Huge congratulations on your fianlist! #10252236

John Connolly level-addict 7/30/2012 4:59:51 PM

A delightful floral close up Val! Congratulations on your finalist win! #10252528

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-addict 7/30/2012 6:28:27 PM

Absolutely gorgeous finalist, my Congratulations on this beauty. Hope to see gold on this one. #10252955

Marilyn Cornwell level-addict 7/30/2012 6:36:48 PM

A great beauty - congratulations on Finalist! #10253011

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-addict 7/30/2012 6:45:33 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Val! Totally gorgeous...

jo ann c. #10253067

Val Feldman level-addict 7/30/2012 7:39:59 PM

Thanks so much everyone! #10253354

Ann Coates level-addict 7/30/2012 8:13:44 PM

Your description and title are just so perfect. Congratulations on your stunning finalist Valarie. #10253479

Ellen Hodges level-addict 7/31/2012 4:18:09 AM

Huge congrats and best luck with this absolutely gorgeous finalist!! Regards to your Mom, too!! #10254151

Don Christiana level-addict 7/31/2012 6:35:40 AM

Val, "Show Girl" is a beauty with her wonderful details and colors. Congrats on being a Finalist. Looking for Gold with this show stopper. #10254404

Julianne Bradford level-addict 7/31/2012 8:22:02 AM

Congratulations on this flamboyant beauty Val! #10254681

Terry Cervi level-addict 7/31/2012 9:14:18 AM

Congrats on your beautiful finalist, Ms.V!! #10254883

Christopher Budny level-addict 7/31/2012 10:16:32 AM

Really beautiful, Val! Congratulations! #10255121

Patricia Seidler level-addict 7/31/2012 10:28:44 AM

Stunning Val. Looks like a winner! Congrats on finalist! #10255147

Rona L. Schwarz 7/31/2012 11:23:01 AM

A very lovely and spirited floral, Val! It does indeed look flouncy and frilly and oh so girly-girly! Light is beautiful, too. I hope your Mom is still holding her own...give her a big hug from me. Your macros are so inspiring - I was trying some the other day and find it the most challenging of all photography. Congrats on another very artistic finalist! #10255281

Teresa Moore 7/31/2012 3:31:28 PM

Congratulations and best of luck in the up coming finals. #10255779

Patrick Rouzes level-addict 7/31/2012 3:58:24 PM

CONGRATS once again, my friend!

Phyllis H. Burchett level-addict 7/31/2012 4:31:23 PM

Absolutely gorgeous, big congrats Val on your win!!! #10255943

Joannie Bertucci level-addict 7/31/2012 5:03:34 PM

Wow Val, amazing image with wonderful "shutter" control! :-) You know I love you! Congrats on your truly beautiful gold badge win! #10256101

Tammy M. Anderson level-addict 7/31/2012 5:04:26 PM

Congrats Val on your beautiful winner. #10256106

Leslie McLain level-addict 7/31/2012 5:11:00 PM

Congrats on a stunning winner, Val. #10256135

Christopher Budny level-addict 7/31/2012 5:12:54 PM

Congratulations once again! #10256140

Thomas E. Hinds level-addict 7/31/2012 5:19:57 PM

Wonderful Winner, Val! Big congratulations! #10256169

Val Feldman level-addict 7/31/2012 5:42:55 PM

My first chance to check BP all evening - and what a wonderful surprise!! Smilin' ear to ear here! Thank you all so much....truly and wholeheartedly! As always, BP'er's are the best folks around! Thanks again! ~Val #10256256

Tammy Espino level-addict 7/31/2012 6:25:27 PM

Congrats on your win :) #10256376

Robert R. Goodman level-addict 7/31/2012 6:29:47 PM

Hi Valarie,Congratulations my friend!!! #10256395

Patti Coblentz level-addict 7/31/2012 6:41:11 PM

Big congratulations on your stunning win,Val!
And look at you, Tammy! #10256441

Terry Cervi level-addict 7/31/2012 6:41:24 PM

Amazingly beautiful, Ms. V! Congrats on your well deserved win!! WTG!! #10256443

Ellen Hodges level-addict 7/31/2012 6:51:18 PM

Huge congrats on a gorgeous winner, Val!!!! #10256503

R. J. Laudenbacher level-addict 7/31/2012 7:46:12 PM

I see...light...light...light, Ms V! LOL Congrats on your beautiful gold win! #10256700

Cindy Bendush level-addict 7/31/2012 8:31:15 PM

Congratulations on your stunning win Val! #10256803

Rony Sagy 7/31/2012 9:03:15 PM

Ha, huge congratulations on this spectacular win, Val. What a beauty. #10256847

Carol Quina level-addict 7/31/2012 9:24:36 PM

Gorgeous shot! Congratulations Val on the WIN! #10256884

Don Christiana 7/31/2012 9:27:03 PM

I new "Show Girl" was a show stopper. A HUGH CONGRATS on your wonderful GOLD Winner. "Way to Go" #10256888

Renee Doyle level-addict 8/1/2012 12:33:49 AM

Gorgeous!! Congratulations Val! #10257007

Mary K. Robison level-addict 8/1/2012 2:24:33 AM

Congratulations on your well earned Gold Winner, Val! Great colors and lighting. #10257139

Julie Burnett level-addict 8/1/2012 3:21:59 AM

Congratulations on this gorgeous winner, Val!! #10257228

Ann Coates level-addict 8/1/2012 3:37:06 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful Gold Valarie. #10257258

Monnie Ryan 8/1/2012 5:11:55 AM

Gorgeous, Val - a well-deserved win! #10257417

Kathy Salerni level-addict 8/1/2012 10:53:55 AM

Congrats on your Gold Winning image, Val! WTG girl!! #10258007

Rona L. Schwarz 8/1/2012 11:45:32 AM

Finally checking in on winners, Val, and I was so delighted (but not surprised) to see you with more gold! Super Congratulations on this stunning show girl and Gold Winner! #10258074

Bojan Bencic level-addict 8/1/2012 12:15:22 PM

Big congratulations on your beautiful win, Val. #10258142

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict 8/1/2012 2:28:14 PM

Huge congrats, Val!!! #10258382

Carol Eade level-addict 8/1/2012 5:48:22 PM

Just beautiful, Val, congratulations! #10258811

David M. Montero 8/1/2012 6:22:41 PM

Congratulations on winning gold for this stunning capture Val! #10258931

Sabrina Ryan 8/1/2012 7:48:16 PM

Congratulations on your Fabulous Winning photo, Val #10259135

Usman M. Bajwa level-addict 8/2/2012 12:49:28 AM

Beautiful and soft feel here, Val. Big CONGRATZ on a beautiful Winner!

UB. #10259366

Anita Hogue 8/2/2012 3:01:12 PM

G O R G E O U S!!! Congratulations Val! #10260259

Mary Beth Aiello level-addict 8/5/2012 9:07:13 AM

Huge congrats on this beauty, Val. Love it. #10263577

Patrick Rouzes level-addict 8/6/2012 12:39:45 PM 1

WTG, on this incredible WINNER, my friend! Smiling as I wrtie this, Val. Very beautiful! #10265143

Emile Abbott level-addict 8/8/2012 12:28:09 PM

A big TEXAS CONGRATULATIONS Val on this wonderful gold winner. I have been traveling in Canada for 2-3 weeks, broke computer first day, now in Apple store being repaired so I hope to get back to BP in a week or two. Again eye candy gets the gold. Congrats my friend. #10267785

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With her flouncy and frilly brightly colored ruffles, this little sun-loving beauty reminded me of a Las Vegas Show Girl...maybe a bit like Tammy E? :) :)

Exif: F Number: 10, Exposure Bias Value: 0.33, ExposureTime: 1/250 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D

Uploaded on 5/1/2012 3:48:05 PM All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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