Inner Lotus

Shirley Sicurello Student 7/16/2012 4:12:27 AM

Beautifully done. #1475086

Angie M. Davis 7/16/2012 7:34:27 PM

Lovely! Great clarity and POV. #10232587

Randy D. Dinkins 8/29/2012 3:21:41 PM

Great close up floral capture. WTG, congratulations! #10297477

David M. Montero 8/30/2012 5:22:14 PM

Beauiful! Congratulations on your Finalist selection Joseph! #10300191

Memoriee G. Sconce 8/30/2012 5:51:36 PM

Congrats beautifully done.
Memoriee #10300309

Nancy Marie Ricketts 8/30/2012 8:18:44 PM

Ted, just a masterful finalist! Good luck in the Gold round! #10300662

Virginia Kickle 8/31/2012 7:47:28 PM

Perfect! Congratulations on your win! #10302413

Mariann Kovats 8/31/2012 7:49:46 PM

Huge congrats on your win! #10302424

Nancy Marie Ricketts 8/31/2012 7:50:43 PM

Congratulations Ted, on this beautiful FIRST PLACE gold win! #10302428

Rona L. Schwarz 8/31/2012 7:52:23 PM

WOW! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS, TED! I was still going through the Finalists in your gallery and all of sudden, this popped up!
Absolutely fantastic composition - I love the abstract quality of it - and the lighting is gorgeous! Am thrilled for you! #10302437

Kimber Wallwork-Heineman 8/31/2012 8:07:10 PM

Congratulations TED - great entry and wonderful win!
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Susan Williams 8/31/2012 8:46:54 PM

Congratulations, Ted! Magnificent! #10302593

Bojan Bencic 9/1/2012 2:14:30 AM

Fantastic photo, Joseph. Congratulations on your win. #10302885

Anita N. Hogue 9/1/2012 4:42:42 AM

Gorgeous First Place Winner, Ted! Congratulations!! #10303022

R. J. Laudenbacher 9/1/2012 6:37:16 AM

Congrats on your beautiful first place winner, Ted. #10303349

Lindley Johnson 9/1/2012 7:35:46 AM

A stunning image! Congratulations on your beautiful First Place Win, Joseph! #10303452

Kay E. Mahoney 9/1/2012 7:55:24 AM

Congratulations on your first place winner. Beautiful flower. #10303480

Barbara Socor 9/1/2012 8:10:22 AM

A gorgeous composition! Congrats on a first class first place! #10303502

Diane Dupuis-Kallos 9/1/2012 8:42:53 AM

simply stunning!! congrats!! #10303550

Joseph T. Pilonero 9/1/2012 9:29:44 AM

Thanks, everyone. This made my day! TED #10303652

Carol Flisak 9/1/2012 11:03:16 AM

A stunning image! Congratulations on your gorgeous first place win, Ted! #10303740

JO ANN CLEVELAND 9/1/2012 11:47:28 AM

Congratulations on this fantastic 1st Place Gold Winner Joseph!!

jo ann c. #10303803

Patrick Rouzes 9/1/2012 12:08:47 PM

CONGRATS On your Gold Medal, Joseph! Well deserved!
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Amanda D. Austwick 9/1/2012 12:44:31 PM

Gorgeous image! Congratulations on your well deserved 1st place Win! #10303910

Randy D. Dinkins 9/1/2012 2:04:43 PM

Great job TED - congratulations!!! #10304096

Renee Doyle 9/1/2012 2:59:17 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful First Place Winner Joseph! #10304211

Deborah C. Lewinson 9/2/2012 5:22:24 AM

Congrats on your fist place win for this awesome image! #10304941

Richard B. Hallick 9/2/2012 7:09:42 AM

Congratulations, TED. This is a stunning close up image. Just beautiful. #10305168

Lydia Williams 9/2/2012 9:04:38 AM

Beautiful, Congratulations! #10305277

Jill Odice 9/2/2012 3:52:16 PM

Congrats on your beautiful winning image! Stunning! #10305721

Christine Czernin 9/3/2012 12:14:25 PM

Bib congratulations on your gold win, it's a beauty. #10306838

Mary Beth Aiello 9/3/2012 6:56:19 PM

Huge congrats, Ted, on your outstanding GOLD. #10307373

David M. Montero 9/5/2012 8:58:36 AM

Congratulations Joseph! Stuning capture. #10309786

Usman M. Bajwa 9/12/2012 2:50:13 AM

A belated but BIG CONGRATZ on this stunner floral capture and First Place Gold, Ted.

UB. #10319308

Karen Celella 9/13/2012 9:50:18 AM

Huge congratulations on your amazing first place winner, TED! #10321391

Maria Coulson 9/25/2012 8:13:45 PM

Ted, I am way behind but finally I am looking at last month's winners. What a wonderful surprise to see this one with a first place gold. Huge congratulations. Well deserved. #10341572

Laura D. Greene 9/30/2012 3:25:01 PM

Ted, WOW and congratulations!!! Indeed a great winner. #10347952

Thomas E. Hinds 4/28/2013 9:50:12 AM

This is a very beautiful Winner, Ted! #10670418

Shelly A. Van Camp 7/4/2013 6:35:32 AM

Very Pretty! #10756103

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Description

As they mature, the lotus flower builds a large conical seed pod in its center. The lotus are in full bloom in July in the Kenilworth National Aquatic Gardens in Washington, DC., and can be found in all stages, buds to full seed pods after the flower has gone.

Exif: F Number: 14, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/160 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 160, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 400.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D

Uploaded on 7/16/2012 4:07:59 AM

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BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner


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