Joannie M. Bertucci Student 6/28/2012 4:36:33 PM

Gorgeous image Mike! Your details are wonderful as is your lighting, contrasts and beautiful colors! #1471830

Liz Bullock 6/28/2012 9:05:42 PM

Beautiful lighting & comp! #10205299

David M. Montero 6/29/2012 5:53:15 AM

Simple but beautiful Mike. Very nice even light. #10205806

Mike Crosby 6/29/2012 11:12:02 AM

Thank you Joannie, Liz & Dave! Your kind comments are very much appreciated! :) #10206204

Joannie M. Bertucci 7/30/2012 12:01:50 PM

I'm so glad to see this image as a finalist Mike! Congratulations! #10250596

Kay E. Mahoney 7/30/2012 3:43:02 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Mike. #10252094

Mike Crosby 7/30/2012 6:33:06 PM

Thank you Joannie & Kay! :) #10252989

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 7/31/2012 9:04:05 AM

Very striking against black! #10254852

Becky J. Parkinson 7/31/2012 12:57:16 PM

Perfection! Congratulations! #10255508

Mike Crosby 7/31/2012 1:18:01 PM

Thank you Becky & Judges : ) #10255552

Joannie M. Bertucci 7/31/2012 4:59:31 PM

Mike, I hate to keep pestering you about this amazing image but you keep upping the stakes! :-) Congrats on your "lotus" gold badge! #10256081

Gail Vitikacs 7/31/2012 5:43:33 PM

Perfection...congras! #10256259

Claudia Kuhn 7/31/2012 7:08:33 PM

Beautiful Mike, congratulation #10256568

Mike Crosby 7/31/2012 8:22:15 PM

Thanks again everyone for all the kind comments, they are always appreciated!! Joannie, you can pester me anytime : ) #10256778

Cindy Bendush 7/31/2012 8:27:33 PM

PERFECT! Congratulations Mike! #10256797

Christopher J. Budny 8/1/2012 5:30:43 AM

They're such astonishingly beautiful flowers, no? Congratulations on this terrific win! #10257475

Don Johnson 8/1/2012 7:21:12 AM

This is simply a stunning image. Well deserving of the gold. Congratulations! #10257643

David M. Montero 8/1/2012 6:07:14 PM

Happy to see a winner here. Congratulations Mike!!! #10258875

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Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/640 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 800, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 119.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D

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Camera: Canon EOS 40D Digital SLR

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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