The Three Pinks Second Place BP January 2013

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The Three Pinks  Second Place BP January 2013

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 1/23/2013 6:45:17 AM

Hi Patricia,With a little bit more rain and we will have a great spring.Beautiful capture my friend!!! #1510623

Jack Gaskin 1/23/2013 8:10:00 AM

BEAUTIES ALL
Always amazed at how wonderful cactus flowers look

Nice shooting
Jack #10529581

Colette M. Metcalf level-classic 1/23/2013 10:30:45 AM

SO pretty!!! #10529741

PATRICIA A. CASEY level-classic 1/23/2013 4:45:16 PM

Thank you so much Bobby, Jack & Colette for viewing and your very kind words....Have a delightful evening ahead. #10530104

Eivor Kuchta level-classic 1/23/2013 6:15:36 PM

Wonderful flowers and an excellent presentation! #10530218

Tammy Espino level-classic 1/24/2013 2:20:28 PM

Beautiful! Hope it blooms again for ya~ I am already waiting for spring:) #10534277

Nadia Paul level-classic 1/24/2013 4:52:40 PM

Welcome back Patricia! What a stunning capture of these beautiful blooms - wonderful! #10534725

Terry Cervi level-classic 1/29/2013 8:17:12 PM

An instant fave, Patricia!! This is just stunning! #10545132

Karen Celella level-classic 2/2/2013 2:20:29 PM

SO beautiful, Patricia! #10550803

PATRICIA A. CASEY level-classic 2/2/2013 2:31:04 PM

Thank you ever so much for your kind words & support, Eivor, Tammy, Nadia, Terry & Karen.....I wish you all a very wonderful evening ahead!...Nadia..you have a good day....(LOL)...my DownUnder Kin.... #10550814

Thomas E. Hinds level-classic 2/3/2013 7:27:52 AM

Beautiful image, Patricia! Love the color and detail! It seems like spring here these past few days! Temps near 70 degrees! #10551710

PATRICIA A. CASEY level-classic 2/3/2013 8:34:01 AM

Thanks, Thomas....yes we're in the low 50s in the morning...and low 70s during the day...nice!!!! #10551779

Debra R. Harder level-classic 2/5/2013 3:51:56 PM

WOW, Patricia! This is absolutely gorgeous! Fantastic details, colors, lighting and comp. Stunning! #10555265

Leslie McLain level-classic 2/12/2013 4:37:08 AM

Stunning capture, Patricia. #10564771

PATRICIA A. CASEY level-classic 2/12/2013 4:46:20 AM

Thank you so much Debra & Leslie. I'm looking forward to this year's bloom....this lovely pink lobivia usually shines around late March...Have a wonderful day..... #10564785

Cindy Bendush level-classic 2/25/2013 1:41:03 AM

Wow - this cactus is outdoing itself! Gorgeous capture and super finalist - congratulations! #10582659

PATRICIA A. CASEY level-classic 2/25/2013 12:29:28 PM

Thank you Cindy..... #10584321

Debra R. Harder level-classic 2/25/2013 2:32:42 PM

I'm not surprised to see this beauty again, Patricia! Huge congratulations on your gorgeous finalist! #10584508

PATRICIA A. CASEY level-classic 2/25/2013 2:36:35 PM

Thank you so much Debra! Have a wonderful evening ahead! #10584519

Nadia Paul level-classic 2/25/2013 5:05:44 PM

Congratulations on your well deserved finalist Patricia - it's gorgeous! #10584829

Val Feldman level-classic 2/25/2013 6:12:34 PM

You are hands-down-without-doubt the BP member expert on cacti - both knowledge-wise and photo-wise! What a stunning capture, Patricia - hoping it can join your other cacti gold soon! :) :) #10585003

Tammy Espino level-classic 2/25/2013 6:34:39 PM

Congratulations on your finalist!:) #10585097

PATRICIA A. CASEY level-classic 2/26/2013 4:01:55 AM

Hi Nadia, Val & Tammy.....thank you all so very much...always an honor to get this far in the running with all the wonderful photographers out there. Again, my heartfelt thanks for viewing and commenting! Warmest regards....=^..^= #10585824

Thomas E. Hinds level-classic 2/26/2013 6:35:30 PM

Fabulous color, detail, and com, Patricia! Huge Congrats on this Finalist! #10587315

PATRICIA A. CASEY level-classic 2/27/2013 4:21:55 AM

Hi Thomas....thanks....waiting for this lovely cactus to bloom again this year..have a great day... #10587758

Millie A. Talarico level-classic 2/28/2013 9:32:17 PM

Congratulations on the Gold, Patricia!! #10590532

Tammy Espino level-classic 2/28/2013 9:35:21 PM

Congrats on going gold!!! :) #10590542

level-classic 2/28/2013 10:51:13 PM

Congrats Patricia on your 2nd place Gold Win. Great Job. #10590671

Mary K. Robison level-classic 3/1/2013 12:15:19 AM

Congratulations on your gorgeous Gold Winner, Patricia! Well earned! #10590785

Colette M. Metcalf level-classic 3/1/2013 3:42:04 AM

Congratulations on your Gold!!! #10590985

Debra R. Harder level-classic 3/1/2013 7:59:50 AM

This is a real beauty, Patricia! Huge congratulations on your well-deserved GOLD WINNER!! YEAH!!! #10591606

Val Feldman level-classic 3/1/2013 12:55:57 PM

No surprise here, Patricia - No one does these beauties better! Huge congrats on a marvelous and well-deserved Gold Win...and I can't wait til later on this month to see what this year's "crop" produces! :) :) #10592057

Renee Doyle level-classic 3/1/2013 4:57:54 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful winner Patricia!! #10592311

Nadia Paul level-classic 3/1/2013 5:38:15 PM

Congrats on your well deserved gold my friend - a gorgeous image! #10592391

PATRICIA A. CASEY level-classic 3/2/2013 6:26:07 AM

Thank you all so very very much for your warm greetings on this win. Much appreciated. I wish you all a delightful day ahead! #10593057

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 3/2/2013 7:28:02 PM

Beautiful colors and clarity! Congratulations on your wonderful 2nd Place GOLD Winner Patricia!

jo ann c. #10594002

Cindy Bendush level-classic 3/2/2013 11:20:30 PM

Lovely! Big congratulations on your gold! #10594144

PATRICIA A. CASEY level-classic 3/3/2013 6:41:53 AM

Thank you so much Jo Ann & Cindy for your kind words. Have a glorious day ahead! #10594509

Stephen Zacker level-classic 3/3/2013 9:08:39 AM

Stunning. Congratulations #10594675

Terry Cervi level-classic 3/3/2013 10:31:34 AM

A gorgeous floral and such a well deserved win, Patricia!! Congrats! #10594758

PATRICIA A. CASEY level-classic 3/3/2013 12:24:28 PM

Thank you Stephen & Terry....have a glorious day! Cheers... #10594865

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 3/4/2013 6:29:22 AM

Hi Patricia,,Big Congratulations on this beautiful win my friend!!! #10595912

PATRICIA A. CASEY level-classic 3/4/2013 12:46:26 PM

Thank you Bobby....been out of commission for a bit due to other projects that needed tending to...hopefully will back in full force soon. After this Saturday I'll have most of my projects done for now..yahoooooo.....Have a great day! #10596452

Karen Celella level-classic 3/7/2013 1:42:42 PM

Congratulations on your lovely winner, Patricia! #10600350

PATRICIA A. CASEY level-classic 3/7/2013 2:23:28 PM

Thank you so much Karen.....loved reviewing all of your NYC photos the other day...cool!
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Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 3/14/2013 6:14:01 AM

What a fabulous trio you caught so very well, Patricia. Huge CONGRATZ on the Gold Winner!

UB. #10609094

PATRICIA A. CASEY level-classic 3/14/2013 6:15:42 AM

Thank you for your kind words, Usman....have a glorious day!
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Merna L. Nobile level-classic 3/16/2013 11:54:31 AM

What a great way to start a new year! Your award winning photographs go from Editorís Pick to Finalist and hopefully to Gold.
CONGRATULATIONS for the month of January, 2013!
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Sharon level-classic 3/20/2013 9:38:39 PM

Patricia, HUGE congratulations on your brilliant & well deserved Second Place Winner!!! I love your cactus flower images! #10617793

PATRICIA A. CASEY level-classic 3/21/2013 6:35:52 AM

Thank you so much, Merna & Sharon...appreciate the look & the kind words...have a glorious day!
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Julianne Bradford level-classic 4/17/2013 7:28:49 AM

Congrats! I know it's kind of late..but this is just lovely! #10656818

PATRICIA A. CASEY level-classic 4/19/2013 5:32:34 AM

Thank you Julianne. This plant is about the pop over 50 blooms any day now...can hardly wait. Have a wonderful day! #10658918

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Pink Lobivia in my yard Spring of 2012. Here's hoping for another wonderful spring bloom in March/April and May. Have a wonderful day everyon!

Exif: F Number: 16, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/30 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 88.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Uploaded on 1/23/2013 6:26:47 AM

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