Gail Vitikacs level-classic 1/10/2006 7:03:16 AM

Lovely indeed Shelly....the purple is super!!! #372420

Gary Lange 1/10/2006 7:09:01 AM

This is a nice perspective on th flower, good imagination on the title! It does indeed look like someone sticking their tongue out for a doctor. Color is very nice! #2272142

Nina Shields level-classic 1/10/2006 7:24:27 AM

Love the title and the shot; great macro detailing and DOF; really like the uniqueness of the perspective; very well done, Shelly! #2272188

Larry Smith level-classic 1/10/2006 7:25:19 AM

Great macro shot Shelly, and beautiful color #2272191

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 1/10/2006 7:25:20 AM

Gail, Gary and Nina: Thanks my BP buddies!! I always look forward to your comments. They make my day!! :) #2272192

Lisa D. Greer level-classic 1/10/2006 7:27:38 AM

Gorgeous! :) #2272200

Linda D. Lester level-classic 1/10/2006 7:33:46 AM

Such beautiful purple!!!! #2272211

Mary Timman level-classic 1/10/2006 7:43:11 AM

Oh my..what a beautiful image. Lovely color. Your table must be beautiful. #2272240

Alisha L. Ekstrom level-classic 1/10/2006 7:46:34 AM

I too LOVE purple! This made me laugh cause it REALLY does look like it's sticking out it's tongue...LOL!! FABULOUS flower shot with GREAT clarity!!! #2272256

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 1/10/2006 7:49:08 AM

Lisa, Linda, Mary and ALisha: Thank you all so much!!! LOL I know, I thought, wow a tongue...The joy is making you all smile with my photographs. That makes my day!!! #2272266

Candice C. Calhoun level-classic 1/10/2006 8:03:27 AM

That is hilarious! It DOES look like a big purple tongue!!! Wonderful macro, love the way you cropped this, beautiful composition, and that color just pops!!! This is SUCH a gorgeous photo!!!

ccc #2272325

Michelle R. Kovach 1/10/2006 8:21:20 AM

Great job Shelly! Love the details! Nicely done!
Michelle #2272420

Jenny Bosmans 1/10/2006 8:31:13 AM

Fantastic and beautiful macro capture, Shelly!! Perfect title too! Love this!

Bridgette B 1/10/2006 8:34:23 AM

Fantastic macro!! #2272473

Kaye Burazin 1/10/2006 8:40:12 AM

Fantastic maro Shelly, with great detail and color. Awesome capture and perspective! #2272496

Carla Metzler 1/10/2006 8:43:02 AM

Now can I tell you this is really beautiful, too? It is!

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 1/10/2006 8:48:03 AM

Candice, Michelle, Jenny, bridgette, Kaye and Carla: Thank you for the nice and fun comments...LOL I knew you all would appreciate this as much as I did. Have a great day!! #2272527

Theresa Marie Jones level-classic 1/10/2006 8:52:06 AM

WOW! TERRIFIC!! #2272538

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 1/10/2006 8:52:55 AM

Thank you, Theresa! #2272541

Jeff Robinson level-classic 1/10/2006 8:55:06 AM

Nice capture Shelly! Jeff #2272546

Sandy Landon level-classic 1/10/2006 9:05:00 AM

WOW!! The colors just jump off the page and the clarity is incredible!! #2272582

Emile Abbott level-classic 1/10/2006 9:30:05 AM

Photographically perfect. Love the incredible DOF, the detail and the color contrasts. This really pops Shelly. #2272714

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 1/10/2006 9:35:42 AM

Jeff, Sandy and Emile: Thank you so much!! I appreciate the nice comments. Have a nice day!! #2272727

Judy S. Fung level-classic 1/10/2006 10:12:17 AM

Lovely macro, Shelly! #2272831

Dr Silly level-classic 1/10/2006 10:23:20 AM

BEAUTIFUL Shelly. Love the colors. :o)

Paul Michko level-classic 1/10/2006 10:30:05 AM

Very beautiful, Shelly. #2272887

Deborah Sandidge 1/10/2006 11:22:37 AM

Beautiful detail and color, Shelly! #2273053

Rakesh Syal level-classic 1/10/2006 11:23:04 AM

WOW!! Great image and capture, Shelly!!! Is this too a Yahoo challange? #2273055

Bill Houghton 1/10/2006 11:45:23 AM

WOW!! This is so beautiful Shelly. Great job. #2273125

Kara L. Hendricks 1/10/2006 11:48:35 AM

Ummm... WOW!!!! This is breathtaking!!!! #2273134

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 1/10/2006 12:44:37 PM

Judy, Dr.s., Paul, Deborah, Rakesh, Bill, and Kara: Thanks everyone so very much!!!! Hoping you are all having a wonderful day! Rakesh, not sure what the yahoo challege may I guess the answer is :) #2273302

Joy Rector 1/10/2006 1:06:39 PM

beautifully composed #2273385

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 1/10/2006 1:21:10 PM

Wonderful colors and details Shelly!!! #2273456

LISA L. HOWARD 1/10/2006 1:29:19 PM

I love the title its so appropriate for this shot, which by the way is absolutely beautiful. #2273500

Lynn Crawford 1/10/2006 1:30:01 PM

That is so great Shelly, I love the beautiful purple color and you title is so cute :) #2273510

Robyn Mackenzie 1/10/2006 1:46:32 PM

Beautifully done, Shelly - a gorgeous image! Great DOF and colour saturation. :) Robyn #2273581

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 1/10/2006 2:13:20 PM

Joy, Adilson, Lisa, Lynn and Robyn: Thank you so very much!! Not much was done to this but alittle unmask sharpness and contrast. Have a great night all!! #2273697

Goshka G. 1/10/2006 2:15:03 PM

That title works so well for this obedient flower, Shelly!;-) #2273708

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 1/10/2006 2:17:05 PM

LOL Goshka..It kept its tongue out long enough for me and then went PFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFT. lol Thanks so much for the nice comments!! #2273724

Donna Roberts 1/10/2006 2:20:38 PM

This great title really shows your great sense of humour and this image really illustrates your wonderful photography skills.
This (in my humble opinion) is a winning image Pongy - the detail and colouring (and the wonderful framing) are perfect.....excellent work my friend across the pond.
:-) ddu

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 1/10/2006 2:26:09 PM

Beautiful colors and textures Shelly! #2273782

Pamela Shane 1/10/2006 2:41:14 PM

Love your perspective on this Shelly -
too funny! Beautiful image, the color, & detail are wonderful. :) #2273889

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic 1/10/2006 2:42:21 PM

Wonderful prespective and major cute.

Kerby #2273893

Janine Russell level-classic 1/10/2006 2:52:10 PM

Shelly, great colors, detail and selective focus. #2273946

Linda Boehme level-classic 1/10/2006 2:58:08 PM

Beautiful colors and detail, Shelly! I love the black BG #2273973

Karen Slagle level-classic 1/10/2006 3:28:10 PM

Lovely colors and I love the name. #2274080

Daniel Diaz level-classic 1/10/2006 3:52:40 PM

INCREDIBLE details, color and macro Shelly.

You can find out how to do that technique of mine by viewing my photo "Winter Attitude" in my gallery. Thanks for the kind words!! #2274158

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 1/10/2006 4:06:49 PM

Donna, Claudia, Pamela, Kerby, Janine, Linda, Karen and Daniel: You are all so funny!! Thanks for the cute and nice comments.....Hope you all have a terrific night!!!! :) Thanks, Daniel, I will look. :) #2274209

Deb Holmes-Hatfield level-classic 1/10/2006 4:49:28 PM

Beautiful Shelly, such a clear crisp image, awesome macro! #2274371

Jamil Saliba level-classic 1/10/2006 4:51:56 PM

Wow what a color and details Great macro Realy beautiful one , the title is cute too , Wonderful work Shelly #2274375

Ken Smith level-classic 1/10/2006 4:51:59 PM

Now that's a purple winner if I ever saw one. Outstanding. #2274377

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 1/10/2006 5:56:56 PM

Deb, Jamil and Ken: Thank you all so much!!! #2274551

Jim Kinnunen level-classic 1/10/2006 10:03:05 PM

Gorgeous image and great title, Shelly!:) #2274965

Sylvia Rossler 1/10/2006 10:08:19 PM

AHHHHHH what beautiful colors and details on your superb macro Shelly :o) #2274973

Bea. Anderson 1/11/2006 12:31:01 AM

This is wonderful. A fun picture, and a very apt title. Great job. #2275166

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 1/11/2006 5:14:59 AM

Jim, Sylvia and Bea: Thanks so much!! #2275795

Chris Macer 1/11/2006 6:34:36 AM

I love the color in this, Shelly! #2276147

Sergio La Spina 1/11/2006 7:10:44 AM

Great macro and details Shelly!!! perfect title well done! #2276241

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 1/11/2006 7:33:17 AM

Chris and Sergio: Thank you both so much!! #2276335

Stan Kwasniowski 1/11/2006 9:40:55 AM

Shelly, beautiful #2276800

Terry L. Ellis level-classic 1/11/2006 9:44:15 AM

Very lovely, Shelly, with wonderful colors of purple! #2276817

Alison Greenwood level-classic 1/11/2006 10:14:53 AM

Wow!!! #2276921

Robert M. Nicholson 1/11/2006 12:16:10 PM

Woooow!! Awesome floral! #2277351

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 1/11/2006 2:05:48 PM

Kevin, Stan, Terry, Adilson and Rob: Thank you all so much!!!!!! #2277723

Darryl Wilkinson 1/11/2006 9:12:00 PM

Looks like a WINNER to me too, Shelly! It's hard to believe a GB fan has such an interest in these colors :o) LOL #2278842

Janet L. Skinner 1/12/2006 5:03:42 AM

What glorious color and detail, Shelly!! #2279795

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 1/12/2006 5:14:53 AM

HA HA Darryl....I would have taken one in yellow if I could have found one...I love yellow too!! Hmmm, maybe better than purple..but flowers are so totally different than football...I don't like purple and yellow in football Thanks for the nice comment!! Janet, thank you too for the nice comment. Have a good day! #2279826

Darren K. Fisher level-classic 1/12/2006 8:00:22 AM

This is absolutely GORGEOUS!!!!!!! #2280505

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 1/12/2006 8:55:09 AM

Thank you so much, Darren..coming from you, it means have always been one of my favorite photographers!! #2280649

Elisabeth A. Gay 1/12/2006 5:06:14 PM

Very beautiful Shelly! The colour is fabulous!
Ann #2282147

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 1/12/2006 5:56:17 PM

Thank you, Ann #2282239

Life Expressions 1/12/2006 7:14:46 PM

Beautiful macro Shelly! #2282429

Photographer 1/12/2006 10:27:22 PM

Great job Shelly! Love the composition on this, well done!
Thanks for your regard - nice to hear from you.
Regards Reine #2282783

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 1/13/2006 3:24:17 AM

Hey Reine..miss u ..thanks for the nice comments. When will u be back? Have a great day!! #2283056

Anita Ott 1/13/2006 11:03:16 AM

wow this is just beautiful. the colors are great. very well done. #2284764

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 1/13/2006 1:26:01 PM

Thank you, Anita #2285312

Melissa A. Mannon 1/18/2006 12:01:19 PM

Very nice gallery Shelly. I really love this image in particular! #2303015

Stephen Zacker 1/18/2006 4:28:46 PM

Great composition and title. Dramatic #2303896

Nicole E. Rappaport 1/19/2006 4:57:20 AM

beatiful capture and great title!! I love purple as well! #2305418

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 1/19/2006 5:57:02 AM

Melissa, Stephen and Nicole: Thank you so much!! #2305674

Bianca B. Steinfeldt 1/22/2006 11:23:23 AM

Shelly, wonderful macro! Beautiful colors and lighting!!! #2322688

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 1/25/2006 7:33:47 AM

Thank you, Bianca! #2336460

Suzy Betancourt 2/1/2006 4:34:31 PM

I amso glad you are posting how to achieve this look; I am learning!!! Simply beautiful.

Suzy #2366032

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 2/2/2006 4:04:17 PM

Hi Suzy and thank you..If I can help in any way, just email me...:) #2370093

Candice C. Calhoun level-classic 2/21/2006 1:15:44 AM


ccc #2443874

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 2/21/2006 3:47:38 AM

Thanks GF #2444229

Lynn Crawford level-classic 2/21/2006 5:46:33 AM

Congrats Shelly on being a finalist with this great image :) #2445071

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 2/21/2006 5:47:29 AM

Thanks Lynn #2445082

Chris Macer level-classic 2/21/2006 6:24:06 AM

Beautiful, Shelly! Many congrats! :) #2445470

Dr Silly level-classic 2/21/2006 6:27:35 AM

Congratulations Shelly. :o)

Emile Abbott level-classic 2/21/2006 6:28:02 AM

Congratulations Shelly on a perfect capture. #2445508

Life Expressions level-classic 2/21/2006 6:28:06 AM

Yippeeeee!!! Shelly I'm so happy for you! Many congrats on this beautiful finalist!!! #2445509

Gail Vitikacs level-classic 2/21/2006 6:50:11 AM

Fabulous Shelly! Congratulations! #2445676

Roger Bernabo 2/21/2006 7:04:12 AM

Congratulations Shelly! #2445799

Carla Metzler 2/21/2006 8:21:06 AM

Congratulations, Shelly!! #2446252

Kristi A. Howson 2/21/2006 9:30:27 AM

Love this Shelly...perfect! Congratulations on your finalist and best of luck in the next round! #2446779

Anita Ott 2/21/2006 9:37:06 AM

Congratulations Shelly, Good luck on the next round! #2446821

Tamera S. Phillips 2/21/2006 9:40:47 AM

Congrats Shelly - this is a stunning shot. The colors are so amazing. Good luck in the next round. #2446851

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 2/21/2006 9:41:15 AM

Chris, Dr.S, Emile, Robin, Gail, Kevin, Roger, Carla, Kristi, and Anita: Thank you all...I wish you all the best as well. :) #2446855

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 2/21/2006 9:52:44 AM

Beautiful Shelly, congrats! #2446952

Laurence Saliba level-classic 2/21/2006 10:10:20 AM

A BIG Congrats Shelly!!!!!!! #2447073

Deborah Sandidge 2/21/2006 10:54:29 AM

Beautiful! Congratulations Shelly! #2447324

Judy S. Fung 2/21/2006 11:44:55 AM

Congrats, Shelly! #2447543

Sylvia Rossler 2/21/2006 12:08:53 PM

Big Big congrats Shelly :o) #2447687

Wendy Stevenson 2/21/2006 12:47:59 PM

Beautifully done - Congratulations! #2447884

Anita Hogue 2/21/2006 1:22:07 PM

WOW, how did I miss this beauty! Congratulations Shelly!! #2448002

Kathleen K. Parker level-classic 2/21/2006 3:30:21 PM

Congratulations, Shelly!!
kk #2448684

Terry L. Ellis level-classic 2/21/2006 4:33:49 PM

Beautiful finalist, Shelly! Congratulations! #2449083

Sandy Landon 2/21/2006 5:54:32 PM

Congrats Shelly!!

Mary K. Robison 2/21/2006 6:57:00 PM

This is gorgeous, Shelly!
CONGRATULATIONS on such a beautiful finalist! #2450057

Elisabeth A. Gay 2/21/2006 7:21:51 PM

Shelly, this one really deserves to be in the winners circle - well done! and good luck in the next round!
Ann #2450240

Elisabeth A. Gay 2/21/2006 7:22:00 PM

Shelly, this one really deserves to be in the winners circle - well done! and good luck in the next round!
Ann #2450242

Jill Flynn level-classic 2/21/2006 8:32:27 PM

Congratulations on your finalist Shelly! This is beautiful! #2450611

Corinne M. Thompson 2/21/2006 9:34:57 PM

Absolutely gorgeous colors and detail...Congrats on your Finalist :) #2450923

Joy E. Cobb level-classic 2/21/2006 10:29:36 PM

Love this, Shelly. Congratulations! #2451094

Darryl Wilkinson 2/21/2006 10:29:53 PM

AHHHHHHHH YESSSSSSSSSSS, I remember it well, Shelly! CONGRATULATIONS on this fabulous Finalist, I love it!!!!! Go VIKINGS!!!!!! LOL - That was for good luck in the next round! :) #2451095

Stanley J. Contrades 2/21/2006 11:25:56 PM

CONGRATULATIONS, Shelly, and lots of good luck to you with this exceptional Finalist!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #2451246

Donna J. Eaton 2/22/2006 5:20:20 AM

Beautiful color! Congratulations on your finalist! #2452151

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 2/22/2006 5:30:47 AM

Claudia, Laurence, Deb, Judy, Sylvia, Wendy, Judy, Kathleen, Anita, Terry, Sandy, Mary, Ann, Jill, Corinne, Joy, Darryl, Stan and Donna: Thank you all so very much! I appreciate the thoughtful comments...AND Darryl..GOOOOOOOOOOOOOO GB!!!!! :) #2452182

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic 2/23/2006 12:04:29 AM

Congratulations Shelly, on this gorgeous image and good luck in the next round !!! This would be good for this month's theme. :-) #2455719

Tonya R. Boles 2/23/2006 5:49:26 AM

Great shot, congratulations.. #2456641

Rakesh Syal level-classic 2/23/2006 12:11:07 PM

WOWWWWW!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!! I feel so happy, Shelly!! #2458159

Mette Vendelboe Allison level-classic 2/24/2006 7:29:24 AM

Good photo, GREAT title...makes the whole difference for me:-) Congrats. #2461603

Tammy Scott 2/24/2006 5:08:23 PM

Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist! #2463509

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 2/28/2006 5:25:34 AM

Marilyn, Tonya, Rakesh, Mette and Tammy: Thank you all so much! #2478367

Bill Wyatt 7/21/2006 3:33:54 AM

Gorgeous colors and details. Wonderful lighting and framing. Congratulations Shelly!! #3057561

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 8/19/2006 7:57:42 PM

Thanks Bill! #3186762

JO ANN CLEVELAND 2/18/2007 11:21:00 AM

Shelly, this is gorgeous and it does look like a mouth open! lol

Beautiful work!

jo ann c. #3961649

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 4/20/2007 10:44:52 AM

Thanks Jo Ann! #4190774

eileen bedford 1/26/2009 7:59:48 PM

LOVE THIS, OH, the detail and comp. a REAL belated congrats..... #7092094

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Some of my table flowers...Done with macro and DoF. I used a tripod and F22, ISO 100. You all know I love the color purple by now! I could not resist the flowers and how the one looked like it was sticking its tongue out...Like, "Lady will you just take the picture!" lol Too cute....Hope you all have a nice day!

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