The Lily Family

© Brenda W. LaFleur

The Lily Family

Damian P. Gadal Student 10/15/2005 7:46:55 PM

Beautiful! :-) #327323

Kay E. Mahoney 10/15/2005 8:35:22 PM

Fantastic capture Brenda. They are beautiful. Love how you got four in one picture. #1956485

Jill Odice 10/15/2005 8:47:09 PM

I have seen so many waterlily photos, have done a few myself, but never have I seen one as beautiful as this Brenda! What beautiful plae colors and to get some many perfect ones in a shot, you must be proud of this ! #1956514

Brenda W. LaFleur 10/15/2005 9:06:25 PM

Thanks so much, Damian, Kay and Jill! I really appreiate you taking the time to look and comment.

Jill, these were shot at Hodges Gardens, a private park in west central Louisiana. I shot this a couple of months ago, but with everything going on in south Louisiana, I haven't gotten around to uploading it yet. There were lots of lilies in this particular little pond and ALL of them were brimming with bees! I had to clone some out of this image.....5 or 6 bees in each flower wasn't all that attractive! #1956547

Joy Rector 10/16/2005 4:51:55 AM

beautiful composition #1957154

Gen Nagase 10/16/2005 2:39:42 PM

Love the beautiful pale purple.
Great comp, beautiful image, Brenda!!!
#1958643

Jill Odice 11/23/2005 1:58:02 AM

Congrats Brenda girl!!! :-) #2109415

Kathleen K. Parker 11/23/2005 5:48:57 AM

Congratulations, Brenda!
kk #2110432

Deb Holmes 11/23/2005 6:15:33 AM

Congrats Brenda, on this beautiful floral finalist! #2110697

Leanne M.E. Boyd 11/23/2005 8:25:51 AM

Congratulations, Brenda! #2111751

Terry L. Ellis 11/23/2005 11:34:12 AM

Brenda, congratulations on this beautiful finalist! #2112946

Gen Nagase 11/23/2005 2:16:41 PM

Congrats, Brenda, on this beauty!!!This whould have also won in Flower category... #2114008

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 11/23/2005 7:23:09 PM

Breathtaking, congratulations!! #2115121

Joannie M. Bertucci 11/24/2005 11:45:48 PM

Congratulations Brenda, lovely, well deserved finalist! #2118132

Jenny Bosmans 11/26/2005 12:29:41 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful Winner, Brenda!! #2122786

Gen Nagase 11/26/2005 12:40:15 PM

Congratulations, Brenda!!!
Beautiful winner!!! #2122892

Rakesh Syal 11/26/2005 12:40:54 PM

Wonderful work and great win!!! Congratulations!!! #2122898

Kathleen Clemons 11/26/2005 12:41:36 PM

Beautiful, Brenda. Congrats on your win! #2122904

Jill Flynn 11/26/2005 12:41:51 PM

Congratulations on your win Brenda! Way to go!!! #2122908

Kay E. Mahoney 11/26/2005 12:46:23 PM

Congratulatons Brenda on a beautiful win. #2122953

KHAWLA Haddad 11/26/2005 1:26:13 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your 2nd Place win!!!! #2123208

Deb Holmes 11/26/2005 1:44:01 PM

Bravo, Brenda, many congrats on this well deserved winner! #2123311

Claudia Kuhn 11/26/2005 1:47:36 PM

Beautiful Brenda, big congrats on your win! #2123344

Terry R. Hatfield 11/26/2005 1:49:55 PM

Very Lovely Brenda!!A Heartfelt Congratulations To You!!!! #2123364

Francis Cailles 11/26/2005 2:18:47 PM

Hey, I know you :-) Great great image, Brenda. Superb capture and presentation. Beautiful. Congratulations!

BTW...I've sold my D100 and one D70 body. I've ordered a D200. Nikon says it'll ship to stores mid-December, so if everything's on schedule, I should get my D200 late Dec or early Jan..can't wait! I'm keeping one D70 body as a backup. #2123513

William C. Raco 11/26/2005 2:35:09 PM

Excellent photo, Brenda
Congratulations!

Bill #2123585

Murry Grigsby 11/26/2005 2:49:34 PM

Congrats on your super image and win Brenda!! #2123628

Leonard Pierce 11/26/2005 3:11:24 PM

Congratulations on your second place win Brenda!!! #2123746

Deborah Sandidge 11/26/2005 4:57:56 PM

Beautiful foursome, Brenda - congratulations on your winning image! #2123983

Cora Miller 11/26/2005 6:54:56 PM

The buzz gives this a very special quality. Absolutely beautiful! Congratulations on your win my friend! #2124266

Terry L. Ellis 11/26/2005 6:59:37 PM

Congratulations, Brenda, on this creative and wonderful second place win! #2124276

Janine Russell 11/26/2005 8:45:25 PM

Brenda, very nice detail, composition and PS work; congratulations on your second place win. #2124592

Evy Johansen 11/26/2005 9:44:52 PM

Big congratulations on your second place win, Brenda! Beautiful image! #2124736

Susan T. Evans 11/26/2005 10:10:14 PM

Congrats Brenda on this awesome second place winner, so well deserved! #2124812

Donna W. Neal 11/27/2005 6:27:44 AM

A BIG CONGRATULATIONS Brenda #2125714

Leanne M.E. Boyd 11/27/2005 8:25:42 AM

Lovely shot, Brenda! Congratulations on your win! #2126325

Lucy S. Durfee 11/28/2005 9:59:48 AM

Very lovely, Brenda! Congratulations!! Did you use any PS filters? I've taken lots of lily photos and none are this beautiful - what's your secret?? Thanks! #2130836

Sharon Day 11/28/2005 3:10:47 PM

Congratulations, beautiful image!!!! #2131778

Cathy M. Gromball 11/29/2005 7:41:18 PM

Congratulations on your Second Place win, Brenda!

Cathy :) #2136167

Christopher J. Budny 12/3/2005 8:39:20 PM

That is one striking image! Just beautiful... Congratulations on your win! #2149893

Ray & Audrey Clarke 12/21/2005 12:40:31 PM

lovely colours and composition #2210076

Lori Carlson 12/22/2005 4:33:39 PM

Worthy of special place on your wall Brenda!! This is fantastic! Congrats on your win!! :0) #2214766

Henry P. Bossett 8/5/2007 11:56:27 AM

Wow, you've taken a somewhat common image and given it an unusually beatutifull treatment. Nice work! #4604768

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Uploaded on 10/15/2005 7:42:49 PM

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Camera: Nikon D100 Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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