John Matthews 3/27/2006 3:52:39 PM

great shot - nice capture of the rain.

Leanne M.E. Boyd 3/27/2006 6:11:48 PM

Mouth dropping to the key board wowiinnggggg!!!!!!!!!!!! Excellent shot Dean! #2582051

Jessica Jenney 3/27/2006 7:32:45 PM

What a stunner Dean!!! #2582256

Janine Russell 3/27/2006 8:48:01 PM

Dean, excellent colors, detail, lighting and clarity. #2582360

Kerby Pfrangle 3/28/2006 11:45:10 PM

I am sure this will be back to visit us again, Dean.

This floral has lots of character from wonderful rich lighting to the added droplet almost like rain. WOW...I love this Dean.

Kerby #2586121

Corinne M. Thompson 4/1/2006 4:18:57 PM

This image has wonderful colors, clarity and details...fantastic capture! #2598316

Lorri Shank 4/25/2006 1:28:02 PM

Wow, Dean--how beautiful is this!! Amazing color and capture of falling rain. Congrats and good luck. Lorri #2686688

Beth Christman 4/25/2006 4:11:03 PM

Wow Dan, you caught the moment with this one! Congrat's!! #2688522

Shawn Jennings 4/26/2006 7:37:21 AM

Beautiful image Dean! Great clarity, exposure and DOF. Congratulations on your finalist!!! #2693033

Kerby Pfrangle 4/26/2006 7:52:27 AM


I knew this would be a finalist. Absolutely beautiful.

Best of luck to you in the following round.

Kerby #2693076

Leanne M.E. Boyd 4/26/2006 9:00:25 AM

Congratulations Dean! This is a beautiful finalist! #2693365

SANJOY PRAMANIK 4/27/2006 6:22:43 AM

Congrats Dean, It will be a winer. Real time capture makes it different from the others. #2697091

Corinne M. Thompson 4/27/2006 6:35:04 AM

Congratulations on your Finalist! #2697139

Kerby Pfrangle 4/28/2006 2:30:15 PM

Congratulations on your second place winner. Absolutely beautiful. Kerby #2702635

Jessica Jenney 4/28/2006 3:46:54 PM

What a gorgeous image, Dean! Congratulations on this winning image! #2703010

Dean Bertoncelj 4/28/2006 8:41:10 PM

Tnx very much for your comments!! #2703990

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 4/28/2006 10:34:30 PM

Congratulations on your win! #2704106

SANJOY PRAMANIK 4/29/2006 4:58:02 AM

Congratulation, Dean; I have anticipated correctly. #2704704

Dean Bertoncelj 4/29/2006 5:20:04 AM

to SANJOY P. ... that makes both of us happy ;o) #2704764

Margot Petrowski 4/29/2006 2:17:59 PM

I'm a big fan of your work...this is an awesome shot!!! Congrats on this winner!!! #2706186

Corinne M. Thompson 4/29/2006 5:12:07 PM

Congrats on receiving Second Place! #2706606

Lalit M. Shahane 5/1/2006 2:55:23 PM

outstanding details and colours dean, congrats ! u deserve it. #2713437

Cathy M. Gromball 5/2/2006 9:29:30 AM

Congratulations on your Second Place win, Dean! Beautiful!

Cathy :) #2716481

Leanne M.E. Boyd 5/3/2006 7:50:01 AM

Gorgeous photo, Dean. Congratulations on your win! #2720222

Nemil B. Chabebe 5/4/2006 8:22:43 PM

Amazing colors, composition and details, well deserved prize, congratulations!!!!! #2726172

April C. Enders 5/6/2006 4:58:53 PM

No words can do this photo justice. I am in awe!! I have so much to learn!!! #2732739

Joanna Lukrecja Redesiuk 5/11/2006 12:08:38 AM

excellent #2749532

Jennifer L. Skrutsky 5/13/2006 10:08:50 PM

that shot is absolutely amazing #2761257

Ruth Robbins 5/19/2006 9:16:43 PM

This is fabulous. #2787233

David P. Breeden 7/8/2006 6:35:42 PM

wow this is great I like the color and cropping. this is excelent. I would really like to be able to shoot somthing like this.
great job #3001597

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flower in first spring rain
105mm macro sigma

Uploaded on 3/27/2006 3:40:08 PM All Time Best Photo Contest Staff Favorite Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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