What a Blast!

© Monnie Ryan

What a Blast!

Robert R. Goodman level-addict 10/21/2012 8:33:23 AM

Hi Monnie,WOW!!you really nailed that one my friend.Beautiful capture!!! #1493609

David Phalen level-addict 10/21/2012 10:04:58 AM

WOWZA!! The light, colors and clarity in this beauty are fantabulous! #10378533

Tammy M. Anderson level-addict 10/21/2012 10:40:32 AM

Lovely colors and details. #10378580

Joy Rector level-addict 10/21/2012 11:36:00 AM

gorgeous #10378642

Mike Clime level-addict 10/21/2012 12:22:57 PM

Fantastic and beautiful macro, Monnie! #10378682

John Connolly level-addict 10/21/2012 12:30:02 PM

Talk about going out on a high! Spectacular color and awesome detail Monnie! What a fabulous floral portrait! #10378697

Douglas Perry level-addict 10/21/2012 4:14:40 PM

That is a beauty!!! Wonderful color and detail. #10378849

Nancy L. Green level-addict 10/21/2012 4:18:19 PM

Now we can still enjoy you "beauties" through your beautiful gallery dear friend!!! VERY well done!! <>< #10378855

Carol L. Fowler 10/21/2012 6:26:20 PM

I can't believe how many varieties they have there! This is one of my favorites! #10378978

Rona L. Schwarz 10/21/2012 10:40:00 PM

Well,as John says...at least you're going out on a high note! This one's a beauty - looks like it's on fire! Fabulous colors, detail and clarity, Monnie! #10379172

Sabrina Ryan 10/22/2012 6:59:59 AM

Beautiful! #10379478

Julianne Bradford 10/25/2012 12:01:06 PM

Gorgeous Monnie! #10383857

Arthur Bohlmann 11/29/2012 7:35:20 PM

Congratulations on your finalist award #10438828

Heather Loewenhardt level-addict 11/29/2012 8:19:00 PM

Love the way the petals fill the frame. Congrats on another wonderful finalist Monnie. #10439080

Michele Peterson level-addict 11/29/2012 8:59:06 PM

You've done it again, another incredible flower photo!! Congratulations! #10439225

Susan Williams level-addict 11/29/2012 9:04:44 PM

Congratulations on your Finalist, Monnie. Very beautiful work. #10439255

Ann Coates level-addict 11/29/2012 10:19:37 PM

Wow, stunning, congratulations on your finalist and I hope this goes Gold. #10439491

Stefania Barbier level-addict 11/29/2012 10:34:43 PM

congratulations for your beautiful finalist! #10439550

Tammy M. Anderson level-addict 11/30/2012 12:44:58 AM

Congrats on a beautiful finalist, Monnie. #10439722

Robert R. Goodman level-addict 11/30/2012 4:06:51 AM

Hi Monnie,Big Congratulations my friend on this beautiful finalist!!!! #10440145

Patricia Seidler level-addict 11/30/2012 5:31:12 AM

Fabulous Monnie. Congratulations. Love the title too! #10440534

Kay E. Mahoney level-addict 11/30/2012 5:31:21 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Monnie. Love the colors. #10440536

Phyllis H. Burchett level-addict 11/30/2012 6:51:36 AM

Beautiful Monnie, congrats! #10440825

Nancy L. Green level-addict 11/30/2012 8:08:12 AM

CONGRATULATIONS Monnie on this wonderful finalist, WTG!!! <>< #10441110

Julianne Bradford level-addict 11/30/2012 8:51:55 AM

YAY! Congrats on this marvelous finalist Monnie..hope to see gold! #10441401

frank w. degenhardt level-addict 11/30/2012 10:53:32 AM

A fantastic month for you my friend. Congratulations again for yet another well deserved and beautiful Finalist. #10441946

Mary Beth Aiello level-addict 11/30/2012 11:10:15 AM

Exceptionally beautiful, Monnie. This is going Gold. Huge congrats. #10442010

Amanda D. Austwick level-addict 11/30/2012 11:18:47 AM

WOW what great detail and bright colors! Congratulations on your Finalist! #10442046

Mitch Spence level-addict 11/30/2012 12:28:16 PM

If blooms could holler wow, this would, Monnie. Congratulations on your finalist. #10442256

Tammy Espino 11/30/2012 2:24:12 PM

Congrats, Monnie on another beatiful finalist!:) #10442642

Val Feldman level-addict 11/30/2012 3:40:13 PM

So very happy to see this beauty with Gold attached. Congratulations, Buckeye Girl, on a fabulous winner! #10442899

Jessica Jenney level-addict 11/30/2012 3:42:08 PM

Congratulations, Monnie on your beautiful win! #10442908

Tammy Espino level-addict 11/30/2012 4:14:44 PM

Congrats on your win!! Way to go :) #10443046

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict 11/30/2012 4:26:08 PM

Spectacular winner, Monnie!

Congratulations! #10443098

Michele Peterson level-addict 11/30/2012 4:41:49 PM

Congratulations again, Monnie! #10443194

Julianne Bradford level-addict 11/30/2012 4:44:40 PM

Whoo! Whoo! Congratulations Monnie! #10443211

Tammy M. Anderson level-addict 11/30/2012 4:47:55 PM

Congrats on your beautiful winner, Monnie. #10443230

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-addict 11/30/2012 4:50:28 PM

Congratulations on this awesome 2nd Place Gold Winner Monnie! Such an excellent image, colors and clarity are superb!

jo ann c. #10443247

Mary Beth Aiello level-addict 11/30/2012 5:11:25 PM

No surprise here, Monnie. You had 'em all the way. Huge congrats on this outstanding WINNER. #10443387

Randy D. Dinkins level-addict 11/30/2012 5:18:14 PM

Huge congrats Monnie, another beautiful dahlia capture for a winner!! #10443431

Carol L. Fowler 11/30/2012 6:13:26 PM

WTG Monnie! Congrats on the Win! #10443563

Phyllis H. Burchett 11/30/2012 7:02:32 PM

Congrats Monnie! #10443714

Martha R. Mazon level-addict 11/30/2012 7:45:09 PM

Congratulations, Monnie!! #10443820

Rona L. Schwarz 11/30/2012 8:17:12 PM

WTG, Monnie! So happy to see this big, bold dahlia again! It's a marvelous Winner! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS! #10443871

frank w. degenhardt level-addict 11/30/2012 9:53:46 PM

A beautiful Second Place Win my friend. Congratulations. Way to go. #10444013

Mike Clime 12/1/2012 5:26:34 AM

Congratulations on your winner, Monnie! #10444351

Julie Burnett 12/1/2012 6:35:49 AM

Huge congratulations on your gold win, Monnie!! An exceptional beauty!! #10444464

Jack Gaskin 12/1/2012 7:38:23 AM


JACK #10444630

Arthur Bohlmann 12/1/2012 7:45:41 AM

Whooo Hooo Way To Go! #10444656

Katarina Mansson 12/1/2012 8:37:13 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful winner Monnie! #10444839

Suzanne Crawshaw 12/1/2012 8:51:47 AM

Gorgeous macro, congrats on your win! #10444862

David Phalen level-addict 12/1/2012 9:02:06 AM

BIG Congrats on a spectacular Winner!! #10444881

Usman M. Bajwa level-addict 12/1/2012 6:13:36 PM

What a super floral capture. Big CONGRATZ on your beautiful WINNER, Monnie!!!

UB. #10445731

Lyn Darlington 12/2/2012 1:04:29 AM

Beautiful capture and colors! Huge congrats on the gold win! #10446056

Patti Coblentz level-addict 12/2/2012 1:08:44 AM

This flower image just draws you in...so beautiful, Monnie!
Big congratulations on our win!!! #10446064

Robert R. Goodman level-addict 12/2/2012 11:55:40 AM

Hi Monnie,Congratulations on this beautiful win.WTG my friend!!! #10446863

Carol Eade level-addict 12/2/2012 5:31:41 PM

So beautiful, Monnie, congratulations! #10447481

Merna L. Nobile 12/3/2012 9:48:05 AM

To my photo friend:
Look back with pride,
Look forward with excitement,
Enjoy the success of the day.

Christopher Budny level-addict 12/4/2012 7:36:34 AM

What a beautiful, in-your-face close-up! Congratulations! #10450301

David M. Montero 12/4/2012 2:43:56 PM

BRILLIANT! Congratulations on your win Monnie! #10450953

Sabrina Ryan 12/5/2012 7:17:06 AM

CONGRATULATIONS Monnie on this Gorgeous winning image!! #10452008

John Connolly level-addict 12/20/2012 11:36:04 AM

Belated congratulations on your finalist Monnie! A very worthy winner! #10472380

Amanda J. Tanner level-addict 12/21/2012 7:41:18 AM

Congratulations Monnie on this Magnificent Winner! So beautiful. Sorry I am late visiting this one, my brother is in hospice care and I don't sometimes focus with my hetic schedule. #10473634

Lydia Williams level-addict 12/22/2012 12:19:23 PM

A beauty, Monnie....congratulations on your gold!!! #10475151

Arthur Bohlmann 12/30/2012 7:52:38 PM

Way To Go...Congratz on your gold #10490422

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But now, alas, it's over. Yes, the dahlias at Mill Creek Park in Youngstown, Ohio, are all but history. Faded and brown, I expect what few remain to be torn out next time we stop. It's been fun, my beauties - see you next summer! Have a wonderful Sunday, everyone!

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/500 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi

Uploaded on 10/21/2012 7:23:37 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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