Bud to Bloom

© Monika Sapek

Bud to Bloom

Cristi Bastian 1/1/2006 9:43:10 PM

Wow! This is a fantastic shot, Monika! #367701

Janine Russell 1/1/2006 10:20:46 PM

Monika, awesome detail, clarity, DOF and colors. #2243016

Brian Lobdell 1/1/2006 11:27:19 PM

Kudos here, Monika! This is really lovely... I like the companion bud in this composition with the bloom, it gives the composition a lot of interest and an extra focal point. Marvelous detail! #2243067

Karen Engelbreth 1/2/2006 5:16:55 AM

Wonderful macro, Monika! #2243567

Rakesh Syal 1/2/2006 7:39:59 AM

I too have a similar picture, Monika, but yours is far better!! #2244212

Carol McCants 1/2/2006 10:43:20 AM

Wow...this is totally awesome!
Carol #2244844

Deborah Sandidge 1/2/2006 7:05:05 PM

The colors just pop, Monika - beautifully composed and perfect detail! Happy New Year to you too! #2246369

Mary Dimitriw 1/2/2006 7:15:42 PM

Wow, gorgeous macro!! Perfect for this month's theme. #2246406

Monika Sapek 1/3/2006 3:23:59 PM

Thank you so much for all your great comments on this image, everyone! While missing the summer colors and searching my photo library I was really pleased finding these flowers, and I am really glad it somehow appealed to you! Once again thank you!

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 2/9/2006 11:54:34 AM

This composition is lovely. #2399086

Monika Sapek 2/13/2006 7:30:27 PM

Thank you, Judges for your kind comment on this image!

Jill Flynn 2/21/2006 7:05:43 AM

So beautiful Monika. Congratulations on your finalist! #2445807

Deborah Sandidge 2/21/2006 9:03:53 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Monika! #2446568

Kristi A. Howson 2/21/2006 9:18:21 AM

Beautiful bright color and mood Monika. Congratulations on your finalist and best of luck in the next round! #2446719

Rakesh Syal 2/21/2006 11:03:24 AM

BIG CONGRATS!!!!! #2447347

Claudia Kuhn 2/21/2006 2:41:06 PM

Congratulations Monika on this and your other finalists! Good luck in the next round. #2448367

Stanley J. Contrades 2/21/2006 5:28:25 PM

CONGRATULATIONS, Monika, and best of luck to you in the next round of judging!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #2449375

Kay E. Mahoney 2/21/2006 7:49:30 PM

Congratulations Monika on your finalist. Beautiful colors. good luck in the next round. #2450435

Corinne M. Thompson 2/21/2006 8:56:30 PM

This is beautiful...Congrats :) #2450737

Sharon Day 2/23/2006 2:13:22 PM

Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist, Monika!!! #2458846

Rachel Scott-Renouf 2/24/2006 2:19:19 PM

Congrats! great colours and comp! well done :o) #2462968

Claudia Kuhn 2/25/2006 12:38:17 PM

Congrats Monika on your win!! Way to go, so beautiful! #2466369

Debbie Hartley 2/25/2006 1:05:02 PM

Beautiful! Congratulations Monika! #2466596

Goshka G. 2/25/2006 1:08:09 PM

Big congrats on this beautiful win, Monika! #2466635

Sharon Day 2/25/2006 1:18:07 PM

Big congratulations on your gorgeous 2nd place win, Monika!!! WTG!!! #2466729

Deborah Sandidge 2/25/2006 1:53:21 PM

Congratulations on your exceptional winning image, Monika! #2467022

Jill Flynn 2/25/2006 2:52:16 PM

This is so beautiful Monika. Congratulations on your win! #2467306

Stanley J. Contrades 2/25/2006 3:44:14 PM

CONGRATULATIONS, Monika, on your Second Place Win ... beautifully done!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #2467506

William C. Raco 2/25/2006 6:36:34 PM

Beautiful color, detail and composition, Monika

Bill #2468198

Corinne M. Thompson 2/25/2006 7:59:28 PM

Well deserved...Congrats! :) #2468555

Chris Macer 2/25/2006 8:27:26 PM

Congrats on the win, Monika!! #2468692

Karen Engelbreth 2/26/2006 3:08:21 AM

Big congrats on your win, Monika! #2469384

Kristian L. Stricklin 2/26/2006 6:54:58 AM

Beautiful!! Congrats on your well deserved win! #2470232

Murry Grigsby 2/26/2006 11:29:05 AM

Congrats on your super image and win Monika!! #2471139

Stefan G 2/26/2006 11:41:00 AM

Congratulations on your well deserved win, Monika! #2471184

Kristi A. Howson 2/26/2006 7:14:08 PM

Congratulations on your win Monika. This is perfection..love the strong color and detail! #2472156

Monika Sapek 2/26/2006 10:22:13 PM

Thank you very much for all your generous comments on this image, everyone! I really appreciate it!

Sylvia Rossler 3/1/2006 3:09:22 AM

Big congrats on your beautiful winner Monika ! Looks really gorgeous with these smashing colors, details and perfect matching DOF ! #2482124

Monika Sapek 3/4/2006 7:06:35 PM

I want to thank you for your wonderful comment on this image, Sylvia! I really appreciate it!

Daniella Puente 3/20/2006 3:00:32 PM

This macro is simply amazing! #2554318

eileen bedford 7/16/2006 9:31:47 AM

Congrad's on your winner, it is beautiful,Monika #3036156

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90mm Macro lens, 1/250 sec, f/8

Uploaded on 1/1/2006 9:35:58 PM

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Camera: Nikon D70 Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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