Umbrella

© Ken Grooms

Umbrella

Donna W. Neal 4/1/2006 4:54:40 AM

Gorgeous Ken. Love you POV on this image #418762

Darren K. Fisher 4/1/2006 5:01:14 AM

WOW this is awesome. Great lighting, perspective, and capture of detail. A winner in my book. #2596590

Paula L. Mackey 4/1/2006 5:05:57 AM

Wonderful Ken!! I don't think I have ever seen this perspective before!! I love it, great work!! #2596601

Revonda L. Gentry 4/1/2006 5:49:05 AM

So beautiful! What kind of lens did you use? #2596648

Kathleen K. Parker 4/1/2006 5:49:30 AM

Amazing image...great idea and shot,Ken!
kk #2596649

Bishop Bastien 4/1/2006 6:25:31 AM

Nicely captured, Ken...you can practically feel the texture of the flower. Well done! #2596727

Judyann Plante 4/1/2006 7:13:32 AM

Wow, Ken! Very dramatic, beautifully done. #2596897

Lorri Shank 4/1/2006 7:38:17 AM

Wow--winner, winner, winner! Is it acutally 2 flowers? You have me guessing, Ken. Awesome shot!! #2596970

kerby lee pfrangle 4/1/2006 7:45:41 AM

I am sure we see this again. almost looks like lace and the prespective is wonderful on the image. WELL DONE...Kerby #2597002

Leanne M.E. Boyd 4/1/2006 8:03:48 AM

Beautiful shot, Ken! #2597082

Marilyn K. Lincecum 4/1/2006 9:29:46 AM

Beautiful image, Ken. Great perspective and texture. Love the contrast in colors. #2597348

Ray & Audrey Clarke 4/1/2006 11:06:05 AM

Lovely pov Ken, and great details you have captured (ac) #2597569

Orsi 4/1/2006 12:34:41 PM

Amazing image!!!Awesom macro,Ken!!Love it!! #2597763

Sylvia Rossler 4/1/2006 3:38:13 PM

Gorgeous shot Ken ! I love your POV! #2598244

Janine Russell 4/1/2006 6:51:46 PM

Ken, excellent detail, lighting, exposure, textures, DOF and point of view. #2598666

Shawn Jennings 4/19/2006 6:31:24 PM

Great image Ken! #2663121

Tonya R. Boles 4/22/2006 7:07:30 PM

Great close up. #2674898

Guy D. Biechele 6/13/2006 10:47:23 AM

Detailed, Dramatic, and great proportions. Bold flower shot! #2890837

Ken Grooms 8/20/2006 9:49:24 PM

Thanks, everyone - I appreciate all the comments! #3191071

Roger Bernabo 8/26/2006 12:07:15 PM

Beautiful macro image Ken! #3218142

Tamera Phillips 9/15/2006 6:25:51 PM

Wonderful macro and use of light Ken. I predict a winner! #3314924

Tamera Phillips 9/26/2006 7:11:11 PM

Congrats Ken! I was right and I still think we will see it again. Way to go. #3367623

Melissa Gurdus 9/26/2006 7:19:53 PM

Congratulations on this most deserving finalist, Ken!!! #3367741

Paula L. Mackey 9/26/2006 7:27:07 PM

Hey Ken! Big Congrats to you! #3367824

Cyn D Valentine 9/26/2006 7:28:30 PM

Congrats Ken..beautifully done! #3367837

Kay E. Mahoney 9/26/2006 9:36:54 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3369313

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 9/26/2006 10:41:37 PM

Truly beautiful, a great finalist!! Best of luck with this! #3369613

Deborah C. Lewinson 9/27/2006 4:27:28 AM

Stunning finalist, Ken, congratulations!
-Debby #3371123

Linda L. Ruiz 9/27/2006 7:33:16 AM

Love this shot Ken. Congrats and good luck. Linda #3372416

Janine Russell 9/29/2006 12:46:56 AM

Ken, congratulations on your Second Place win. #3383237

Rakesh Syal 9/29/2006 2:41:30 AM

Congratulations, Ken...an OUTSTANDING WINNER!!! #3383699

Carla Metzler 9/29/2006 3:49:27 AM

Congratulations on your winning image, Ken! #3384035

Helen N. McHugh 9/29/2006 4:29:22 AM

Stunning winner , Ken!! Congratulations!! #3384244

Donna W. Neal 9/29/2006 5:48:10 AM

So pretty, I love this POV. Congratulations on a well deserved winner Ken #3384677

Shelly A. Van Camp 9/29/2006 5:56:31 AM

Super Congrats!! #3384737

Kay E. Mahoney 9/29/2006 6:40:25 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful 2nd place winner. #3385032

Tamera Phillips 9/29/2006 6:47:19 AM

I'm so glad this one made it further Ken. It's just a beautiful shot. Congratulations! #3385113

Su Sana E. P 9/29/2006 6:47:53 AM

Congratulations on your Win, Ken!! #3385120

Mary Timman 9/29/2006 6:51:46 AM

Beautiful image and perspective.
Congratulations! #3385168

Denise M. Snyder 9/29/2006 8:15:56 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful winner Ken!!!! #3385654

Melissa Gurdus 9/29/2006 8:16:50 AM

Congratulations on this terrific winner, Ken!!! #3385661

Jill Flynn 9/29/2006 8:48:08 AM

Wonderful perspective and so beautiful Ken. Congratulations on your win! #3385841

kerby lee pfrangle 9/29/2006 8:49:25 AM

I think I called this earlier as a winner. It so pretty.

Awesome work and congratulations. #3385852

She-She Killough 9/29/2006 8:51:20 AM

Beautiful! Congratulations!! #3385867

Ken Grooms 9/29/2006 9:06:43 AM

THANKS EVERYONE!!!

I APPRECIATE ALL THE KIND WORDS! #3385951

Colette M. Metcalf 9/29/2006 12:12:54 PM

A BIG congrats to you on your win, Ken!!! #3386754

Marilyn K. Lincecum 9/29/2006 12:14:56 PM

Congrats on your second place win, Ken!! #3386761

Evy Johansen 9/29/2006 7:09:18 PM

Big congratulations on your beautiful win, Ken!! #3388329

Sharon Day 9/29/2006 7:54:27 PM

Gorgeous image, Ken!!! Big congratulations on your well deserved win!!! #3388528

Susana Heide 9/29/2006 9:12:23 PM

It really feels like the viewer is underneath the flower's "umbrella"!! Beautiful WIN!! Congratulations Ken! #3388777

Tammy Scott 10/2/2006 4:02:38 AM

What an absolutely beautiful win. Congratulations #3397053

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Description

55mm f/3.5 AI'd micro Nikkor

Uploaded on 4/1/2006 4:45:13 AM

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Camera: Nikon D200 Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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