Zesty Zinnia

Carolyn J. Connolly level-classic 8/18/2012 12:25:48 AM

You chose just a PERFECT title for this lively-looking floral image, Heather!! I *really* LOVE the colours, light, selective dof, textures AND details here!! :-) #1480995

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 8/18/2012 3:59:54 AM

Beautiful colors, dof and details. #10280546

Douglas Pignet level-classic 8/18/2012 4:52:42 AM

beautiful colors and lighting...nicely done #10280583

Connie J. Bagot 8/18/2012 10:43:18 AM

What a beautiful flower! I especially love the repetition of it in the background. #10280896

David Phalen level-classic 8/18/2012 6:40:07 PM

Excellent colors, clarity and DOF!! Beautiful!! #10281332

Emile Abbott level-classic 8/21/2012 3:15:32 PM

Outstanding color and presentation Heather. #10284554

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 8/27/2012 7:30:27 PM

Wow, what color! Wonderful image, Heather #10293070

Michelle Alton level-classic 9/25/2012 3:31:41 AM

Hey...congratulations on this luscious POTD selection! It's on its way now! #10339591

Tiia Vissak level-classic 9/25/2012 3:36:05 AM

Congratulations! #10339600

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 9/25/2012 3:42:24 AM

Great colors and dof, Heather. CONGRATZ on the POTD!!!

UB. #10339623

Gord MacEachern level-classic 9/25/2012 3:49:19 AM

Big congrats Heather!! #10339643

Christine Lobsinger level-classic 9/25/2012 3:50:43 AM

My GOD....
What beauty!
Congratulations On YOUR POTD Heather!!!
Simply Stunning!
Smiling With YOU,
Chris #10339646

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 9/25/2012 3:59:20 AM

Beautiful POTD. Congrats, Heather. #10339654

Katarina Mansson 9/25/2012 4:09:21 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful, colorful, successful POTD Heather! #10339662

Amy M. Wilson 9/25/2012 4:12:10 AM

Beautiful... big congratualtions on your well-deserved POTD, Heather!!! #10339669

Joy Rector 9/25/2012 4:17:25 AM

congrats on the POTD #10339680

Anita Hogue 9/25/2012 4:21:32 AM

Oh, soooooo beautiful! Congratulations on your POTD! #10339688

Bojan Bencic level-classic 9/25/2012 4:23:49 AM

Beautiful photo, Heather. Congratulations on your POTD! #10339693

Marilyn Cornwell level-classic 9/25/2012 4:27:52 AM

It's a delight to see this as POTD! Congratulations, Heather! #10339703

Mary L. Olson level-classic 9/25/2012 4:31:13 AM

Beautiful. Congratulations on the POTD.

Mary Lou #10339714

Tammy Espino level-classic 9/25/2012 4:32:25 AM

Congrats on this lovely potd :) #10339716

Mary K. Robison level-classic 9/25/2012 4:37:24 AM

Congratulations on your POTD, Heather! Lovely floral! #10339727

Leslie McLain level-classic 9/25/2012 4:48:25 AM

Congrats on a beautiful POTD, Heather. #10339737

Carol Eade level-classic 9/25/2012 5:03:44 AM

Beautiful color and detail, Heather, congratulations on your POTD! #10339766

Joseph T. Pilonero level-classic 9/25/2012 5:05:30 AM

Perfect focal depth and spectacular color in both flower and background, with just enough detail in the background. Fabulous work! TED #10339775

Karen Celella level-classic 9/25/2012 5:22:16 AM

Congratulations on your beautifully bold POTD, Heather! #10339816

Mary Timman level-classic 9/25/2012 5:24:52 AM

How beautiful and such brilliant colors!
I've been out of here all summer, guess it's time to jump in again as soon as I get some pictures! Enjoy looking at your work again.
Congratulations on POTD! Well deserved honor. #10339821

Carol Flisak level-classic 9/25/2012 5:29:29 AM

Beautiful floral image, Heather... wonderful color, clarity, comp and DOF! Congrats on your POTD! #10339828

Jill Odice level-classic 9/25/2012 5:34:11 AM

Congrats on your POTD Heather! Mother Natures own kind of fireworks! #10339838

Millie A. Talarico level-classic 9/25/2012 5:43:31 AM

Awesome floral color, and beautiful image, Heather~! #10339851

Terry Cervi level-classic 9/25/2012 5:49:45 AM

Congrats on your beautiful POTD, Heather! #10339867

Ellen Hodges level-classic 9/25/2012 6:12:03 AM

Huge congrats, Heather, on POTD!!!! #10339923

Mariann Kovats level-classic 9/25/2012 6:43:46 AM

Gorgeous colors and details! Huge congrats on your POTD! #10339987

Sara B Coffey level-classic 9/25/2012 6:49:19 AM

Heather, Love this image! It is fireworks in a flower form! Love the hues & tones in the background!
Congrats on your POTD!
Sara:) #10339998

Heather Loewenhardt level-classic 9/25/2012 7:19:24 AM

Thank you all so much for your kind comments. This definitely made my day. #10340052

Nancy L. Green level-classic 9/25/2012 7:52:26 AM

CONGRATULATIONS Heather, this is one AWESOME floral!! <>< #10340191

Nikki McDonald level-classic 9/25/2012 8:15:43 AM

Gorgeous - really pops, Heather. Congratulations on the POTD. #10340259

Kathryn Wesserling level-classic 9/25/2012 8:19:04 AM

Spectacular! It almost looks like those gorgeous Austrian wood carvings that are painted. Good job on this POTD image, Heather. #10340267

Jack Gaskin level-classic 9/25/2012 8:48:20 AM


Jack #10340312

Lindley Johnson level-classic 9/25/2012 8:49:37 AM

A beautiful image, Heather - congratulations on your fantastic POTD! #10340320

Mitch Spence level-classic 9/25/2012 9:21:07 AM

A brilliant summer bloom, Heather. Congratulations on the POTD. #10340380

Johnnie Ann Gaskill level-classic 9/25/2012 10:42:22 AM

Beautiful flowers. Great job on photographing them. #10340543

Michele Peterson level-classic 9/25/2012 11:44:50 AM

Beautiful! Congratulations on the POTD! #10340786

frank w. degenhardt level-classic 9/25/2012 12:53:49 PM

A belated Congratulations on this beauty being the POTD. Way to go my friend. #10340939

Jeff Robinson level-classic 9/25/2012 2:17:40 PM

Congrats Heather on this Stunning POTD! #10341074

Elsa Gary level-classic 9/25/2012 5:24:03 PM

Congratulations Heather on this beautiful image. The color and clarity of the zinnia are fabulous...selective focus and blurred background are terrific. Kudos to you and the blue spruce for a great capture and great background respectively :-) #10341356

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 9/25/2012 6:27:23 PM

Ohhh Heather! This is absolutely gorgeous!! Congrats on your POTD!

jo ann c. #10341410

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic 9/25/2012 6:39:21 PM

Love the detail, bright colors and selective DOF.
Congrats!~ #10341419

Sharon Sawyer level-classic 9/26/2012 11:55:58 AM

WTG Heather! HUGE congratulations on this stunning POTD!!! #10342477

Richard D. Love 9/27/2012 4:15:51 PM

Congratulations, Heather. Wonderful colors and selective depth of field. Just gorgeous!

Rick #10344078

Sabrina Ryan 9/27/2012 8:29:12 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful POTD, Heather #10344292

Mary Dimitriw level-classic 9/30/2012 6:11:46 AM

Congrats on your stunning POTD Heather!! Well done! #10347313

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POTD September 25 2012
Sometimes the camera provides a real surprise in the image. These are zinnias with the background provided by a blue spruce in my yard. No color filters or textures have been added.

Exif: F/6.3 at 1/50 second, ISO 320

Uploaded on 8/17/2012 10:31:49 PM
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