Tammy M. Anderson Student 8/15/2012 4:55:52 AM

Outstanding details and so beautiful! #1480516

Mary K. Robison 8/15/2012 5:13:29 AM

Anita, those gorgeous sherbet colors are delightful! Wonderful clarity, too. #10276640

Susan Williams 8/15/2012 5:16:26 AM

Gorgeous colors and perfect comp. Outstanding work, Anita. #10276642

Jeff W. Robinson 8/15/2012 5:21:22 AM

Outstanding - Great color and details! #10276646

Carolyn M. Fletcher 8/15/2012 5:38:53 AM

FAVE #10276663

Aimee N. Doherty 8/15/2012 7:04:29 AM

Very beautiful! #10276718

Bobby Ray Goodman 8/15/2012 7:12:48 AM

Hi Anita,That is grand prize if you ask me,Stunning capture my friend!!!! #10276727

Gord MacEachern 8/15/2012 8:36:29 AM

Such a beauty Anita, as wonderful as it gets!! #10276829

Sabrina Ryan 8/15/2012 8:54:49 AM

Gorgeous #10276843

Nikki McDonald 8/15/2012 10:03:13 AM

I don't often make flowers "Favorites" but this was an immediate exception, Anita. Beautiful in every way - deserves to go on. #10276900

Jack Gaskin 8/15/2012 10:41:16 AM

WOW This ones an EYE POPPER beautiful way to fill the frame WTG

Jack #10276945

David K. Hurt 8/15/2012 10:52:04 AM

Fantastic detail, WTG...:<) #10276966

Mike Clime 8/15/2012 10:59:58 AM

WOW! Spectacular macro, colors and details, Anita! #10276983

Renee Doyle 8/15/2012 2:32:02 PM

Just gorgeous Anita!!! #10277182

Anita N. Hogue 8/15/2012 3:47:09 PM

Thank you all so much! I have loved my garden this year. #10277304

Sherran Andersen 8/15/2012 8:36:14 PM

I can see you have had a blast in the garden this year... love the colours of all of the flowers. #10277644

Antonio Amen 8/16/2012 3:26:50 AM

Beautiful flower.Well done. #10277947

Joy Rector 8/16/2012 5:43:49 AM

simply gorgeous #10278167

Patricia Seidler 8/17/2012 4:33:08 AM

This is beautiful Anita. Love the color! #10279407

Lou Taylor 8/20/2012 6:48:01 PM

What a beauty - love the color and detail! #10283423

Karen Celella 8/24/2012 11:20:04 AM

This is stunning Anita! I'm sure we will see this again. #10288387

Patrick Rouzes 9/24/2012 9:40:55 AM

CONGRATS on your amazing finalist, Anita. Good luck!

Emile Abbott 9/24/2012 9:51:25 AM

Congrats on wonderful finalist full of detail and color, Anita. #10335765

Bojan Bencic 9/24/2012 9:54:35 AM

Amazing clarity, Anita. Congratulations on your finalist. #10335776

Tammy M. Anderson 9/24/2012 11:33:25 AM

Congrats on a stunning finalist, Anita. #10336167

Terry Cervi 9/24/2012 11:59:43 AM

Gorgeous work, Anita! Congrats on your finalist! #10336299

Nikki McDonald 9/24/2012 12:33:52 PM

Pretty good, aren't I? LOL This is really incredibly beautiful, Anita. Congratulations on the finalist and good luck in the next round. #10336449

Stefania Barbier 9/24/2012 12:50:15 PM

how beautiful... congratulations on your finalist!!! #10336557

Susan Williams 9/24/2012 1:49:18 PM

Congratulations on your Finalist, Anita. So very pretty. #10337000

Bobby Ray Goodman 9/24/2012 1:59:51 PM

Big Congratulations on your beautiful finalist,Anita.WTG my friend!!! #10337054

Amanda D. Austwick 9/24/2012 2:51:13 PM

Just Gorgeous. Congrats! #10337389

Ann Coates 9/24/2012 3:10:41 PM

This is outstanding. Congratulations on your finalist and hope to see this go Gold. #10337493

Kathy Salerni 9/24/2012 3:43:40 PM

Awesome macro! Big congrats on your well deserved Finalist, Anita! #10337689

Deborah C. Lewinson 9/24/2012 4:42:50 PM

Stunning finalist, Anita!

Debby #10337929

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 9/24/2012 6:18:34 PM

Gorgeous color capture! #10338436

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 9/24/2012 6:23:41 PM

Oh my, this is so stunning Anita. Huge congratulations on your finalist! #10338472

Reynaldo D. Reyes 9/24/2012 8:12:08 PM

Outstanding in every way! Congratulations! #10339041

Mariann Kovats 9/24/2012 8:36:38 PM

Congratulations Anita on your beautiful finalist! #10339083

Renee Doyle 9/24/2012 8:57:00 PM

Glad to see this beauty again Anita! Congratulations! #10339132

Carla Capra 9/25/2012 7:38:42 AM

Beautiful colors and details.
Congratulations. #10340133

Mitch Spence 9/25/2012 10:45:17 AM

Glorious, Anita. Congratulations. #10340555

JO ANN CLEVELAND 9/25/2012 11:31:47 AM

Congratulations on this amazing beauty

jo ann c. #10340740

Boyd L. Alexander 9/26/2012 6:53:02 AM

WOW! his is sooooooo beautiful Anita! Congratulations and well deserved! #10342164

Kimber Wallwork-Heineman 9/28/2012 4:51:56 PM

This is just stunning, Anita! congratulations #10345489

Bobby Ray Goodman 10/2/2012 9:22:31 AM

Hi Anita,big congratulations my friend!!!! #10350595

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 10/2/2012 9:30:48 AM

No doubt about this one, congratulations! You are such a talented artist Anita! #10350624

Val Feldman 10/2/2012 10:07:23 AM

Absolutely stunning...sheer perfection, Anita! Warmest congratulations on a beautiful Gold Win! #10350754

Stefania Barbier 10/2/2012 11:13:10 AM

GORGEOUS winner Anita, congratulations!!! #10350948

Bojan Bencic 10/2/2012 11:14:11 AM

Spectacular. Congratulations on your win, Anita. #10350957

Mike Clime 10/2/2012 11:17:20 AM

Congratulations on your gold! #10350984

Kimber Wallwork-Heineman 10/2/2012 11:58:36 AM

Well deserved winner . Congrats!

Terry Cervi 10/2/2012 12:14:53 PM

Congrats on your gorgeous win, Anita! #10351112

Mariann Kovats 10/2/2012 12:22:46 PM

Congratulations on your gorgeous win, Anita! #10351147

Priscilla J. Burgers 10/2/2012 12:57:14 PM

Incredible image, Anita! I think you should have gotten first place! #10351301

Danny B. Head 10/2/2012 12:59:32 PM

This is stunning, Anita! Congrats! #10351315

Carla Capra 10/2/2012 1:07:16 PM

Picture Perfect!
Congratulations. #10351345

JudyAnn Rector 10/2/2012 1:11:36 PM

Stunning floral, Anita...

Douglas Perry 10/2/2012 1:46:40 PM

What a beauty. Big Congrats! #10351491

Ann Coates 10/2/2012 2:46:10 PM

Wow, this is stunning, congratulations on your Gold. #10351658

Linda D. Lester 10/2/2012 2:51:25 PM

Beautiful Anita! Congratulations on your win!
I'm sorry I haven't been in touch been busy with the move.
Hope your mom is doing ok! #10351673

Aimee N. Doherty 10/2/2012 2:56:39 PM

What a beauty! Congratulations on your WIN Anita :) #10351685

Emile Abbott 10/2/2012 3:08:52 PM

Huge Congratulations Anita on taking home the gold. #10351702

Kathy Salerni 10/2/2012 4:33:06 PM

Big congrats on your beautiful Gold Winner, Anita! #10351877

Claudia Kuhn 10/2/2012 5:01:05 PM

So beautiful Anita, congratulations! #10351956

Amy M. Wilson 10/2/2012 5:04:38 PM

Big congratulations on your beautiful Gold winner, Anita!!! #10351967

R. J. Laudenbacher 10/2/2012 6:37:18 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful gold winner, Anita!!!! #10352226

Susan Williams 10/2/2012 7:28:13 PM

Congratulations on winning the Gold for this breathtaking image, Anita. So very beautiful! #10352342

Susan Williams 10/2/2012 7:48:47 PM

Congratulations on winning the Gold for this breathtaking image, Anita. So very beautiful! #10352371

Rona L. Schwarz 10/2/2012 9:32:08 PM

Breath-taking it is, Anita! Utter perfection!! Probably the best image of a dahlia I've ever seen - a very striking, remarkable floral and so deserving of the Gold Win! Super Congratulations!!! #10352475

Nancy Marie Ricketts 10/2/2012 9:52:50 PM

Blindingly beautiful, Anita. Congratulations on this well-deserved GOLD badge! #10352489

Renee Doyle 10/2/2012 10:53:11 PM

Congratulations on this outstanding winner Anita!! #10352518

Ujjwal Mukherjee 10/2/2012 10:58:33 PM

So beautiful!! Huge congratulations,Anita!! #10352527

John Singleton 10/3/2012 6:55:17 AM

Beautiful flower! Well done.

Sabrina Ryan 10/3/2012 7:00:18 AM

Congratulations on your Outstanding Winning image, Anita #10353087

JO ANN CLEVELAND 10/3/2012 8:22:02 AM

So pleased to see this well desevered beauty receive the Gold Award Anita!

jo ann c. #10353218

Debra R. Harder 10/3/2012 1:48:01 PM

Huge congratulations, Anita, on your BEAUTIFUL GOLD WINNER!! #10353622

Carol Flisak 10/3/2012 2:36:59 PM

How did I miss this beauty? Huge congrats on your well-deserved stunning winner, Anita! #10353743

Maria Coulson 10/4/2012 12:03:18 PM

Just gorgeous!!! Congratulations. #10355273

Mary Beth Aiello 10/6/2012 2:06:36 PM

Spectacular, Anita. Huge congrats on this truly beautiful winner. #10358339

Amanda J. Tanner 10/7/2012 1:15:31 AM

Congratulations Anita! A beautiful gold winner ! #10358791

Usman M. Bajwa 10/8/2012 4:05:50 AM

Big CONGRATZ on the Gold Winner!!

UB. #10360109

Patrick Rouzes 10/9/2012 12:16:03 PM

CONGRATS on this incredible winner, Anita! WTG!

Lydia Williams 10/12/2012 4:13:43 PM

Wow, I love the colors...beautiful. Congratulations on your win! #10367092

Merna L. Nobile 10/13/2012 12:15:28 PM

I heard the good news…and could not be happier for you! CONGRATULATIONS, Merna #10367841

David M. Montero 10/28/2012 2:17:58 PM

A belated congratulations on your win for this beautiful capture Rita! Wonderful clarity, gorgeous colors. #10388306

Shelly A. Van Camp 12/8/2012 6:31:06 AM

Congrats.....Love this one! #10455691

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BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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