When You're Feeling Blue

© Nikki McDonald

When You're Feeling Blue

Datha Y. Thompson 8/15/2012 6:57:11 AM

Beautiful Nikki!!! #1480529

Jeff Robinson 8/15/2012 7:21:21 AM

Great color and capture Nikki! #10276742

Katarina Mansson 8/15/2012 7:35:27 AM

HTD Nikki! #10276758

Bob Cournoyer 8/15/2012 7:58:27 AM

Lovely comp...I like the blur infront and behind... :-)

Happy Theme Day #10276785

Daniella Puente 8/15/2012 9:11:36 AM

Wonderful color and detail! #10276863

Mitch Spence 8/15/2012 10:33:37 AM

You must be doing the right thing food-wise for this pretty bloom. Never could get that blue in mine. The color and comp really are nice, and cool on a hot day. Evil drought. #10276936

David Phalen 8/15/2012 11:22:13 AM

AN excellent macro with outstanding colors, textures and DOF

HTD!! #10277020

Renee Doyle 8/15/2012 2:28:44 PM

Wonderful full frame capture Nikki!!! #10277179

Anita Hogue 8/15/2012 3:07:46 PM

Beautiful blue and selective focus!


Leslie McLain 8/15/2012 4:53:44 PM

Love that blue, Nikki. Terrific capture. #10277360

Michele Peterson 8/15/2012 4:57:00 PM

Very pretty! I like how just the center petals are sharp, and of course that blue is fabulous! HTD, Nikki! #10277369

Neal D. Hatcher 8/15/2012 7:35:11 PM

FANTASTIC #10277557

Julianne Bradford 8/15/2012 7:40:48 PM

Gorgeous Nikki! #10277564

Ann H. Belus 8/15/2012 8:17:40 PM

Simply beautiful, Nikki; gorgeous color! #10277613

Sherran Andersen 8/15/2012 8:34:03 PM

Very pretty Nikki. #10277637

Barbara Waldoch 8/15/2012 10:48:33 PM

Beautiful work, Nikki! #10277751

Antonio Amen 8/16/2012 3:32:02 AM

Nice photo. #10277960

Joy Rector 8/16/2012 5:49:06 AM

fantastic #10278175

Carol Quina 8/16/2012 8:02:33 AM

Nice color & DOF. HTD! #10278371

Amanda D. Austwick 8/16/2012 7:19:08 PM

Lovely color and detail! #10279138

Ken Smith 9/10/2012 5:52:40 PM

Those are some cool blues..excellent job, Nikki!! #10317306

Patrick Rouzes 9/24/2012 10:44:22 AM

Congrats & good luck, Nikki! WTG!

Shannon Heryet 9/24/2012 11:01:15 AM

Love this #10336054

Stefania Barbier 9/24/2012 12:49:09 PM

great title and how beautiful... congratulations on your finalist!!! #10336548

Terry Cervi 9/24/2012 12:59:22 PM

Another wonderful capture, Nikki! Congrats on your finalist! #10336643

Connie J. Bagot 9/24/2012 1:00:09 PM

Just lovely Nikki---congratulations! #10336650

Mitch Spence 9/24/2012 1:24:02 PM

It is a nice one, Nikki, and of a flower subject I think is extremely difficult to photograph well. Congratulations. #10336851

Lindley Johnson 9/24/2012 4:19:18 PM

Lovely details and DOF, Nikki! A really wonderful finalist - congratulations! #10337829

JO ANN CLEVELAND 9/24/2012 4:36:46 PM

Congratulaionss on this fantastic macro

jo ann c #10337903

Lydia Williams 9/24/2012 4:37:03 PM

Sooo beautiful, Nikki...Congratulations! #10337904

Leslie McLain 9/24/2012 4:50:59 PM

Congrats on another beautiful finalist, Nikki. #10337971

R. J. Laudenbacher 9/24/2012 5:06:13 PM

Such a lovely finalist, Nikki. Congratulations! #10338090

Neal D. Hatcher 9/24/2012 5:13:47 PM

-------------"CONGRATULATIONS"---------- #10338131

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 9/24/2012 6:43:00 PM

Great selective focus effect. #10338598

Peggy Pfister 9/24/2012 6:54:43 PM

Congrats on a beautiful finalist, Nikki! #10338699

Phyllis H. Burchett 9/24/2012 6:55:40 PM

Congrats on this wonderful finalist! #10338704

Mariann Kovats 9/24/2012 8:37:51 PM

Congratulations on your awesome finalists, Nikki! #10339087

Renee Doyle 9/24/2012 9:05:56 PM

Wonderful full frame Nikki! Congratulations! #10339165

Michele Peterson 9/24/2012 9:36:23 PM

I stii love this, Nikki. Congratulations! #10339278

Heather Loewenhardt 9/24/2012 11:06:20 PM

Love the bokeh and the vertical Nikki. Good luck with this finalist. #10339367

Kimber Wallwork-Heineman 9/25/2012 6:35:01 AM

Just lovely! #10339965

Christopher Budny 9/25/2012 3:51:36 PM

You know I love this one; it was my favorite choice for August! Congratulations! #10341206

Richard B. Hallick 9/25/2012 8:36:54 PM

Congratulations, Nikki. Beautiful blue door, and terrific use of selective focus. #10341638

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 9/26/2012 6:40:48 PM

A gorgeous finalist Nikki, congrats! #10342819

Errick L. Cameron 9/27/2012 8:33:58 AM

Love your work... As always!
Well done and Congratulations! #10343554

Carol Quina 9/27/2012 10:50:36 PM

Congratulations on the finalist award! #10344375

Warren E. Wilson 9/28/2012 4:17:16 PM

great focus here, Nikki!
Congrats on Finalist! #10345450

Rona L. Schwarz 9/30/2012 8:41:56 PM

Lovely color and DOF, Nikki! Congrats on another outstanding Finalist! #10348252

Merna L. Nobile 10/18/2012 2:30:46 PM

I heard the good news…and could not be happier for you! CONGRATULATIONS, Merna #10375332

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Submitted for the PG101 Shallow Depth of Field Theme
A close-up of a hydrangea bloom in my garden, taken for a foreground bokeh challenge much earlier this summer before the drought did its number on virtually everything.
Category: Details and Macro

Exif: F Number: 2.8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 33344/1000000 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 100,100, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: DSLR-A350

Uploaded on 8/15/2012 6:36:00 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist

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