Leaf #24

Heather L. Jacks 10/15/2005 7:00:15 AM

Beautiful shot! #327049

Kelly Barclay 10/15/2005 7:07:03 AM

Wow! It looks like gold leaf! How did you do that? #1954605

Donald K. Cherry 10/15/2005 7:08:14 AM

Nice shot, Larry! Like your backlighting and comp! #1954610

Diane Dupuis 10/15/2005 7:14:09 AM

OH MY!!! Larry - this is fantastic!!!! The details, comp, color!!!! I sure hope we see this one again! #1954627

Tammy Scott 10/15/2005 7:22:28 AM

WOW! FANTASTIC detail and backlighting! #1954652

Joy Rector 10/15/2005 7:25:33 AM

gorgeous presentation #1954656

Murry Grigsby 10/15/2005 7:32:41 AM

Terrific image Larry! Love the way the leaf texture pops out with the back light!! #1954672

Gloria B. Wood 10/15/2005 7:33:02 AM

Outstanding image...super color and composition! Very well done! #1954674

Kelly Abernathy 10/15/2005 7:53:53 AM

Gorgeous color, light and detail! Wonderful work Larry! -K #1954718

Kara L. Hendricks 10/15/2005 7:59:23 AM

This is gorgeous Larry!!! Wonderful lightig and detail!! #1954737

Laura Clay-Ballard 10/15/2005 8:10:48 AM

fab image! love the curves, textures, lighting .. well, everything! #1954791

KHAWLA Haddad 10/15/2005 8:21:32 AM

WOW Larry such wonderful capture and work on this love the textures on it I love everything about this well don!! #1954848

Casey A. Hanson 10/15/2005 8:21:50 AM

WOW! This is outstanding, Larry! Should be a winner! :0) #1954849

Diane Addonizio 10/15/2005 8:26:27 AM

Excellent contrast and composition! #1954866

Linda L. Ruiz 10/15/2005 8:35:27 AM

Simple.... This should be a winner. Awesome #1954891

Dorothy Neumann 10/15/2005 9:59:37 AM

Very cool, Larry! Nice! #1955104

Phil Sauvey 10/15/2005 10:03:39 AM

Excellent detail, Larry! Very nice macro. #1955114

Kerby Pfrangle 10/15/2005 11:14:32 AM

Detail and lighting are wonderful on this gold leaf.

Kerby #1955311

Larry Lawhead 10/15/2005 11:33:44 AM

Thanks Heather, Kelly, Donald, Diane, Tammy, Joy, Murry, Gloria, K, Kara, Laura, Kelly, Casey, Diane, Linda, Dorothy, Phil & Kerby!! (phew!).... #1955353

Susana Ms Heide 10/15/2005 2:27:33 PM

WOW!! WOW!!! WOW!!! This is magnificient!! The gentle curves, the composition, the lighting and the detail...just a VERY appealing image!Not only should this be a winner but it WILL be a WINNER!!! That's my prediction! This is my new favorite of yours :o) #1955711

Larry Lawhead 10/15/2005 3:19:29 PM

Thanks Susana!! Y'all are all too kind!! And I really appreciate it!



Sharon Day 10/15/2005 3:36:56 PM

Fantastic image, Larry!!! The details really POP! Great job! #1955797

cj patterson 10/15/2005 4:39:02 PM

wow larry! this is awesome!! excellent! has my vote! :) #1955869

Susan T. Evans 10/15/2005 5:34:20 PM

Wow, awesome #1955996

Larry Lawhead 10/15/2005 6:19:41 PM

Thanks Sharon, CJ and Susan!!



Linda Proctor 10/15/2005 6:23:16 PM

Beautiful detail and lighting !!! Just gorgeous!!! #1956139

Alisha L. Ekstrom 10/15/2005 6:58:52 PM

WINNER in my eyes!!! WOW...VERY BEAUTIFUL leaf entry. I love the comp & the dark b/g & awesome details!!! #1956207

Larry Lawhead 10/15/2005 7:37:22 PM

Thanks Linda & Alisha!! #1956289

Cesar J. La Rosa 10/15/2005 7:54:09 PM

WOW!!! This is just AWESOME, Larry!!!
Wonderful composition and great idea to use the black background. It really sets off the gold of the leaf incredibly!!! Love the texture!!! #1956337

Jennifer Rennison 10/15/2005 8:10:04 PM

Outstanding, Larry! Love that color, detail and lighting, gorgeous! #1956412

Larry Lawhead 10/15/2005 8:35:54 PM

Thanks Cesar & Jennifer!



Larry Lawhead 10/15/2005 9:14:48 PM

2 things ! I love the color and I love the sharp detail on this leaf!!! you go larry!!!!:=) #1956566

Brenton Schuetz 10/16/2005 4:16:08 AM

Simply spectacular Larry!! Used the frame perfectly - and that colour is so, well, amazing!!! #1957040

Larry Lawhead 10/16/2005 7:04:42 AM

Thanks Tonya & Brenton!! #1957545

Jessica McCollam 11/2/2005 9:57:10 AM

WOW!! EXCELLENT macro!! I love the lighting too! Great work, Larry!:) #2027059

Larry Lawhead 11/2/2005 11:19:25 AM

Thanks Jessica!

Joan Soles 11/2/2005 1:21:19 PM

This is just gorgeous. I love it. #2027805

Joan Soles 11/2/2005 1:21:41 PM

This is just gorgeous. I love it. #2027808

Larry Lawhead 11/2/2005 6:35:23 PM

Thanks Joan! #2028793

Diane Dupuis 11/23/2005 3:39:58 AM

YAY YAY YAY Larry!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'm so glad to see this one again!!!!!!!!! #2109551

Kelly Abernathy 11/23/2005 4:36:46 AM

I knew this would be here! I still love it! Congrats again Larry! -K #2109962

Deb Holmes-Hatfield 11/23/2005 6:17:25 AM

Bravo, Larry! #2110715

Larry Lawhead 11/23/2005 9:56:49 AM

Thanks Diane, K & Deb!! #2112425

KHAWLA Haddad 11/23/2005 11:13:40 AM

Big Congratulations on this awesome finalist, Larry very well deseve!!!
Best of luck in the next round! #2112880

Anna Diederich 11/23/2005 3:20:14 PM

Incredible shot! Love the lighting and the composition is just perfect. Congratulations!

Anna #2114313

Ronald Balthazor 11/23/2005 5:03:49 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Larry. #2114699

Sharon Day 11/23/2005 7:25:13 PM

Big congratulations on this outstanding finalist, Larry!!! Way to go!!! Best of luck next round! #2115128

Eric Highfield 11/23/2005 8:44:05 PM

Great detail, lighting and composition Larry! Congratulations on your Finalist! #2115345

Tammy McAllister 11/24/2005 7:07:30 AM

I hearby deem you....


Tootles #2116531

Larry Lawhead 11/24/2005 10:32:19 AM

Thanks so much, Kelly, Anna, Ronald, Sharon, Eric & Tammy!

"Leaf Master"! LOL!! I like that!



Susana Ms Heide 11/24/2005 5:57:56 PM

I just knew this one HAD to be a finalist! I bet we see it again with a golden badge :o)Congrats! #2117727

Larry Lawhead 11/24/2005 6:24:15 PM

Thanks Susana! #2117758

Lorri Shank 11/24/2005 8:07:28 PM

Very beautiful, Larry! Congrats! #2117946

Jenny Bosmans 11/26/2005 12:36:33 PM

Congratulations on this superb Winner, Larry!! #2122865

Susana Ms Heide 11/26/2005 12:38:02 PM

There was never a doubt in my mind!! This has winner written all over it!! MANY CONGRATS Larry!!!!!!!!!! #2122877

Kathleen Clemons 11/26/2005 12:39:43 PM

A beauty, Larry. Congrats on your win! #2122887

Marilou Olejniczak 11/26/2005 12:53:07 PM

Congratulations Larry!! #2123028

Dorothy Neumann 11/26/2005 1:00:42 PM

Wooooooo Hooooooo, Larry!!! Way to go! #2123093

Larry Lawhead 11/26/2005 1:31:52 PM

Thanks Lorri, Jenny, Susana, Kayhleen, Marilou & Dorothy!!



Claudia Kuhn 11/26/2005 1:37:21 PM

Beautiful comp and detail Larry, congrats on your win! #2123265

Wendy Stevenson 11/26/2005 1:39:49 PM

Wow Larry this is so beautiful!! Congrats on a well deserved win!!! #2123275

KHAWLA Haddad 11/26/2005 1:45:17 PM

Big CONGRATULATIONS on your 2nd Place win,Larry way to go YAAAAAAAAAAAAAA !!!! #2123324

Wally Orlowsky 11/26/2005 2:27:06 PM

Congratulations on this crisp and well-cropped winner, Larry! #2123550

Cesar J. La Rosa 11/26/2005 2:45:31 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this WONDERFUL Winner, Larry!!! When I posted my previous comment on this photo, I was sure we'd see it again. Great job!!! #2123611

Kimberly Peck 11/26/2005 2:52:23 PM

Congrats on your 2nd place - this is quite an amzing image!! #2123639

Murry Grigsby 11/26/2005 2:54:56 PM

Congrats on your super image and win Larry!! #2123651

Kay Beausoleil 11/26/2005 3:15:11 PM

Congratulations on your win, Larry -- 24 was just the right leaf! #2123764

Melissa L. Zavadil 11/26/2005 4:23:16 PM

Congrats!!! WTG Larry!! :) #2123901

Laura Clay-Ballard 11/26/2005 4:59:37 PM

WTG! BIG Congrats! whooppee! yippee! #2123990

Lorri Shank 11/26/2005 5:03:22 PM

Larry--so glad you won--it's a stunning image worth "gold" Congrats!!! #2124006

Deborah Sandidge 11/26/2005 5:04:41 PM

Beautiful and dramatic, congratulations, Larry! #2124013

Larry Lawhead 11/26/2005 6:09:53 PM

Thanks Claudia, Wendy, Kelly, Wally, Cesar, Kimberly, Murry, Kay, Melissa, Laura, Lorri & Deborah!!



Diane Dupuis 11/26/2005 8:11:43 PM

My first comment on this pic:

"OH MY!!! Larry - this is fantastic!!!! The details, comp, color!!!! I sure hope we see this one again!"

Jumping for joy for you Larry!!! I knew this one was a winner! Congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #2124517

Lisa Deaton 11/26/2005 8:35:56 PM

Congrats Larry!!! This is a fantastic image and so worth all the praise. Enjoy the win!!! :) #2124561

Janine Russell 11/26/2005 8:57:49 PM

Larry, awesome detail, lighting and composition; congratulations on your second place win. #2124629

Susan T. Evans 11/26/2005 10:18:55 PM

Congrats Larry on this awesome winner. #2124841

Tammy Scott 11/27/2005 4:51:43 AM


Larry Lawhead 11/27/2005 6:45:23 AM

Thanks Diane, Lisa, Janine, Susan & Tammy!

Jessica McCollam 11/27/2005 9:08:00 AM


Jim Kinnunen 11/27/2005 9:18:35 AM

A big congratulations on this very dramatic well done image, Larry!:) #2126507

Larry Lawhead 11/27/2005 12:53:04 PM

Thanks Jessica & Jim!!



Diane Addonizio 11/27/2005 3:13:28 PM

Congratulations on your win! #2127511

Donna W. Neal 11/27/2005 3:52:40 PM


Kara L. Hendricks 11/27/2005 4:19:28 PM

OHH I am so happy for you Larry!!!! This is an amazing image.. And so long awaited for you... Congratulations on this WELL deserved win!! #2127838

Larry Lawhead 11/27/2005 5:31:37 PM

Thanks Diane, Donna, Kara!



Debra Booth 11/27/2005 6:03:17 PM

A big congratulations to you, Larry!! What a well-deserved win!! #2128275

Rhonda Smith 11/27/2005 7:19:09 PM

This is gorgeous.. love the pov you took on this one and the clarity is wonderful.. can almost 'feel' the texture of that leaf.. Big congrats on your well deserved win ! #2128719

Larry Lawhead 11/27/2005 8:46:05 PM

Thanks Debra & Rhonda!!



Jennifer Rennison 11/28/2005 11:51:52 AM

Love this one, Larry!! Big Congratulations on your win!! #2131120

Larry Lawhead 11/28/2005 1:13:21 PM

Thanks Jennifer! #2131370

Sharon Day 11/28/2005 3:29:59 PM

Yay Larry!!!! Big congratulations on this win!!! Well deserved and long awaited! I'm so happy for you! #2131836

Larry Lawhead 11/28/2005 6:19:12 PM

Thanks Sharon!! #2132339

Stefan G 11/28/2005 8:04:37 PM

Awesome detail, color and composition! Congratulations, Larry! #2132654

Larry Lawhead 11/28/2005 8:45:42 PM

Thanks Stephan!! #2132752

Darren K. Fisher 11/29/2005 8:59:49 AM

WOW very well deserved win here Larry. That lighting and detail is stunning. #2134379

Larry Lawhead 11/29/2005 11:07:55 AM

Thanks Darren!



Cathy M. Gromball 11/30/2005 9:19:16 AM

Congratulations on your Second Place win, Larry!

Cathy :) #2137866

Larry Lawhead 11/30/2005 2:32:50 PM

Thanks cathy!! Love your avatar!!



Christopher Budny 11/30/2005 7:34:37 PM

Talk about a picture with clarity! What a phenomenal surface you've captured! Congrats! #2139998

Larry Lawhead 11/30/2005 8:36:31 PM

Thanks Christopher! #2140180

Monika Sapek 12/1/2005 9:54:50 PM

I just love your composition here, Larry! Excellent light and details too. Congrats!

Larry Lawhead 12/2/2005 6:27:11 AM

Thanks Monica!



Mary N C. Taitt 1/5/2006 5:57:43 AM

Beutiful, nicely done! Nice lighting and texture. Mary :-) #2254506

Larry Lawhead 1/5/2006 7:44:15 AM

Thanks much, Mary!! #2254899

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