The Heart of the Iris

© Linda D. Lester

The Heart of the Iris

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe 5/22/2012 6:11:31 AM

The perfect title ... beautiful details and colors Linda! #1464407

Dayna Cain level-deluxe 5/22/2012 6:13:41 AM

This definitely has that "WOW" factor! Bright, bold and beautiful!!! #10145619

Mary Beth Aiello level-deluxe 5/22/2012 6:44:03 AM

Stunningly gorgeous, Linda, and the title is perfect. #10145653

Lindley Johnson level-deluxe 5/22/2012 6:48:02 AM

Gorgeous, Linda! Stunning light, color, and composition. #10145658

Cynthia M. Wiles 5/22/2012 6:54:59 AM

This is so beautiful, Linda...like a Georgia O'Keeffe painting!
Cindy #10145672

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe 5/22/2012 6:57:32 AM

Gorgeous details and colors, Linda. #10145679

Bobby Ray Goodman level-deluxe 5/22/2012 7:08:05 AM

Looks like a winner.Beautiful capture Linda #10145703

Usman M. Bajwa level-deluxe 5/22/2012 7:30:10 AM

Looks like a winner. Stunning clarity and details, Linda!!!

UB. #10145724

Liz Bullock level-deluxe 5/22/2012 8:36:22 AM

Beautifully awesome! #10145793

Shirley A. Kinney level-deluxe 5/22/2012 9:53:05 AM

Gorgeous, Linda. #10145854

Carol Eade level-deluxe 5/22/2012 10:13:31 AM

Just beautiful, Linda! #10145874

Leslie McLain level-deluxe 5/22/2012 10:16:49 AM

Stunning capture and details, Linda. #10145879

David Phalen level-deluxe 5/22/2012 11:02:35 AM

Spectacular colors, details and title!! #10145906

David M. Montero level-deluxe 5/22/2012 11:45:00 AM

Love the way you filled the frame with this Iris. Great colors and detail. Wonderful capture Linda! A fav for me. #10145934

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe 5/22/2012 7:53:37 PM

I LOVE your comp on this and the details are fabulous. One of the most beautiful florals I have ever seen. #10146531

Stefania Barbier level-deluxe 5/23/2012 3:15:27 AM

beautiful macro Linda... well done! #10146697

Renee Doyle level-deluxe 5/23/2012 3:27:46 AM

I can tell you are lovin that Mark III :-)
Awesome full frame of colour and detail Linda! #10146729

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe 5/23/2012 4:07:43 AM

A beautiful art image, Linda! #10146781

Shelly A. Van Camp level-deluxe 5/23/2012 1:54:33 PM

Very Pretty, Linda! #10147388

Claudia Kuhn level-deluxe 5/23/2012 2:39:50 PM

Gorgeous macro Linda #10147430

Nancy Marie Ricketts 5/23/2012 7:24:03 PM

A work of beauty and great artistry, Linda! #10147789

Kerry Penn level-deluxe 5/27/2012 3:09:07 AM

I find irises to be so hard to photograph. You have done it perfectly. This is just stunning! #10154827

Christopher J. Budny level-deluxe 6/6/2012 6:42:28 AM

Fantastic capture, Linda; I love the punch of blue amidst the whites. #10170405

Danny B. Head level-deluxe 6/6/2012 7:30:45 AM

Got my atttention! Nice! #10170431

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe 6/10/2012 2:18:05 PM

Very cool color pop!! Great shot! #10175269

Kathy Salerni level-deluxe 6/18/2012 1:50:05 PM

Huge congrats on your awesome Finalist and good luck in the next round, Linda! #10185592

Julianne Bradford level-deluxe 6/18/2012 2:20:11 PM

Gorgeous finalist Linda..congratulations! #10185758

Bobby Ray Goodman level-deluxe 6/18/2012 2:23:03 PM

WTG!Big Congratulations,Linda! #10185773

frank w. degenhardt level-deluxe 6/18/2012 3:13:56 PM

So gorgeous. Congratulations on this Finalist dear friend. #10186041

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-deluxe 6/18/2012 3:41:05 PM

Glorious finalist Linda. Love this so much, congrats! #10186132

Lorna Shutter 6/18/2012 4:16:04 PM

Woo Hoo!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your Finalist Award for this BEAUTIFUL image, Linda!!!!! WTG!!! :)
#10186230

Linda A. Braddock level-deluxe 6/18/2012 4:21:04 PM

Congratulations, Linda, this is Gorgeous! #10186242

Danny B. Head level-deluxe 6/18/2012 5:04:34 PM

This one really got my attention! congrats! #10186368

Leslie McLain level-deluxe 6/18/2012 5:08:31 PM

Congrats on a beautiful finalist, Linda. #10186383

Nancy Marie Ricketts 6/18/2012 5:26:39 PM

Congratulations on this superb Finalist-very worthy of a GOLD badge!! #10186463

Phyllis Burchett level-deluxe 6/18/2012 5:36:35 PM

Congrats Linda! #10186520

Anita Hogue level-deluxe 6/18/2012 5:56:42 PM

So gorgeous!
I've been thinking of you1 CONGRATULATIONS!!! #10186625

Patrick Rouzes level-deluxe 6/18/2012 6:19:37 PM

Congrats Linda!
#10186754

Lindley Johnson level-deluxe 6/18/2012 6:31:16 PM

Congratulations on your stunning finalist, Linda. Love this image! #10186813

Don Christiana level-deluxe 6/18/2012 8:11:16 PM

Linda, Congrats on your beautiful FINALIST. #10187229

Stefania Barbier level-deluxe 6/18/2012 10:55:20 PM

gorgeous macro Linda... congratulations on your finalist!!! #10187607

Anita Hogue level-deluxe 6/19/2012 4:48:42 AM

Gorgeous colors! Congratulations! #10188034

Christopher J. Budny level-deluxe 6/19/2012 6:11:14 AM

Congratulations, Linda; just beautiful! #10188342

Debra R. Harder level-deluxe 6/19/2012 8:42:46 AM

This is perfect in every way! You are the flower master! Huge congrats on your beautiful finalist...Sally (lol!) #10188858

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com level-deluxe 6/19/2012 9:25:59 AM

amazing close-up and detail! #10189044

Emile Abbott level-deluxe 6/19/2012 11:31:12 AM

Congratulations Linda on this fabulous finalist. #10189384

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-deluxe 6/19/2012 1:44:54 PM

Fannnn....tastic! Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Linda!

jo ann c. #10189652

Ken Smith level-deluxe 6/19/2012 4:46:44 PM

You now set the standard for flower photography..another beauty and congrats again, Ms Lester!! #10189912

Tarun Bose level-deluxe 6/19/2012 6:03:01 PM

Congrats Linda, for your finalist image. #10190161

Darren K. Fisher level-deluxe 6/20/2012 9:04:38 AM

This is really awesome Linda. Congratulations on your win. #10191360

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-deluxe 6/20/2012 9:12:36 AM

WTG on your fabulous May 2012 winner, Linda! :-) k #10191382

Neal D. Hatcher level-deluxe 6/20/2012 10:18:32 AM

CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR WELL DESERVED GOLD #10191550

Ken Smith level-deluxe 6/20/2012 10:27:44 AM

Excellent, Linda...beautiful shot..and congrats on the gold! #10191622

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-deluxe 6/20/2012 10:31:35 AM

Big congratulations on this awesome 2nd Place Gold Winner Linda!

jo ann c. #10191651

Carol Flisak level-deluxe 6/20/2012 11:04:24 AM

Congrats on your gorgeous winner, Linda! #10191793

Christopher J. Budny level-deluxe 6/20/2012 11:10:17 AM

Congratulations, Linda!
Seeya soon! #10191815

Cheryl Schneider level-deluxe 6/20/2012 11:11:24 AM

Absolutely marvelous! Congrats, Linda. #10191817

Janet Fikar level-deluxe 6/20/2012 11:33:56 AM

Wow, so beautiful. I love the depth and texture. This is perfect!! #10191883

Danny B. Head level-deluxe 6/20/2012 12:42:21 PM

Beautiful! Congrats on your win, Linda! #10192117

Lorna Shutter level-deluxe 6/20/2012 1:05:35 PM

All right!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your 2nd Place Win, Linda!!!!! WTG!!! :)
Photobucket #10192169

Renee Doyle level-deluxe 6/20/2012 2:23:54 PM

LOVE this girl!!!!!!! So happy to see gold on one of your zillions of awesome flower shots! #10192344

frank w. degenhardt level-deluxe 6/20/2012 2:33:41 PM

This floral beauty got you in the Winners Circle dear friend. So gorgeous. Congratulations, way to go. #10192379

Lindley Johnson level-deluxe 6/20/2012 2:35:15 PM

Congratulations on your stunning winner, Linda! #10192382

Emile Abbott level-deluxe 6/20/2012 3:23:40 PM

Not surprised to see the Gold badge on this one Linda. Huge Congratulations. #10192501

Debra R. Harder level-deluxe 6/20/2012 5:25:35 PM

Huge congratulations, Linda, on your BEAUTIFUL GOLD WINNER!! #10192797

Claudia Kuhn level-deluxe 6/20/2012 5:33:23 PM

A beautiful winner Linda, congrats! #10192829

Nancy Marie Ricketts 6/20/2012 6:34:54 PM

Congratulations, Linda, on this superb winning shot! #10192964

Tarun Bose 6/20/2012 7:08:50 PM

Congrats Linda for your winner. #10193077

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe 6/20/2012 7:29:09 PM

Huge congrats on a fabulous and gorgeous winner, Linda!!! #10193128

Wanda Knoss level-deluxe 6/20/2012 11:43:05 PM

Congratulations Linda. Beautiful Image! #10193391

Stefania Barbier level-deluxe 6/21/2012 2:06:56 AM

gorgeous win Linda, huge congrats!!! #10193510

Mary Timman level-deluxe 6/21/2012 4:24:18 AM

Congratulations Linda on your stunning winner! #10193659

Leslie McLain level-deluxe 6/21/2012 4:57:48 AM

Congrats on a beautiful winner, Linda. #10193704

Anita Hogue level-deluxe 6/21/2012 5:13:31 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful winner Linda! Love those colors and details! #10193751

Christine Czernin level-deluxe 6/21/2012 6:06:54 AM

A real beauty, Linda.
Congratulations on your gold win. #10193857

Gail Vitikacs level-deluxe 6/21/2012 11:40:18 AM

Super congratulations on the GOLD Linda! I hope we offer some opportunities in DC for more GOLD!!!! Yahoo! #10194320

David Phalen level-deluxe 6/21/2012 5:29:33 PM

BIG Congrats on a beautiful Winner!! #10194761

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe 6/21/2012 5:31:34 PM

WTG, Linda. A big congratulations to you on this beautiful winner! #10194767

Carol Eade level-deluxe 6/21/2012 7:08:49 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful winner, Linda! #10194926

Phyllis Burchett level-deluxe 6/21/2012 8:33:42 PM

Congrats Linda! #10195059

David M. Montero level-deluxe 6/23/2012 5:19:13 AM

I lve the way you filled the frame with this beautiful flower. The colors are awesome. Congratulations on your gold medal Linda! #10196495

Cindy Bendush level-deluxe 6/24/2012 1:43:47 AM

Beautifully finished! Congratulations on your win Linda! #10197487

Shelly A. Van Camp level-deluxe 6/25/2012 2:47:08 PM

Congrats on this beauty! #10199904

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe 6/25/2012 4:40:18 PM

Big congrats, WTG!!! #10200063

Stephen Zacker level-deluxe 6/26/2012 6:51:12 AM

Beautiful. Congratulations #10201073

Boyd L. Alexander level-deluxe 6/26/2012 12:05:36 PM

Awesome work, my friend! Congratulations on this beautiful gold winner! #10201355

Katarina Mansson level-deluxe 6/27/2012 6:22:59 AM

Pure art. Congratulations on your beautiful winner Linda! #10202359

Merna L. Nobile level-deluxe 6/27/2012 1:24:29 PM

Do what you love, and it will make your soul rich. CONGRATULATIONS, for being an award winner for the month of May, 2012. Merna #10202870

Shawn Jennings level-deluxe 6/28/2012 5:34:59 PM

Very nice! Congratulations on your win, Linda! #10204987

Sharon level-deluxe 6/30/2012 6:52:19 AM

Linda, HUGE congratulations on your glorious and well deserved SECOND PLACE WIN!!! #10207367

Sabrina Ryan level-deluxe 7/11/2012 2:12:48 PM

Congratulations on your Winning image, Linda! #10225355

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Uploaded on 5/22/2012 6:05:26 AM

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Camera: Canon 5D Mark III

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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