Branching Out

© Ken Smith

Branching Out

Gail Vitikacs level-classic 4/20/2006 4:05:40 AM

Wow Ken, you are really reaching out and capturing some stunning flower shots...we want to see more of these colorful shots! Spring is here! #430467

Darren K. Fisher level-classic 4/20/2006 4:07:44 AM

Let me add my WOW here as well. Stunning colors and super job with DOF. #2664301

Melissa A. Mannon 4/20/2006 4:13:08 AM

Beautiful color and dof! #2664331

Linda Boehme level-classic 4/20/2006 4:25:10 AM

Great image with gorgeous color, Ken! #2664423

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 4/20/2006 4:31:41 AM

Beautiful detail and colors Ken! #2664452

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 4/20/2006 4:36:51 AM

Great comp and color Ken! Nice work! Jeff #2664473

Jim Huffield level-classic 4/20/2006 4:39:37 AM

Wonderful image Ken. Jim #2664486

Linda D. Lester level-classic 4/20/2006 4:42:50 AM

Getting a great start with these macros!!!! Very nice! #2664504

Jeremy Henderson level-classic 4/20/2006 5:20:17 AM

Macro certainly gets you great DOF. Now I really have to visit the Gardens and see what I can do. Great job Ken! #2664659

Nina Shields 4/20/2006 5:21:02 AM

Ken, this is gorgeous; keep up the great macro work, love viewing them; you definitely have a flair for it! #2664663

Lynne Morris level-classic 4/20/2006 5:41:04 AM

WOw indeed Ken this is a beautiful macro shot! #2664754

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 4/20/2006 6:03:26 AM

Nice capture Ken. Beautiful colors. Love the close up. #2664830

Kara Hendricks level-classic 4/20/2006 6:29:56 AM

Perfect use of dof Ken... Wonderful colors.. A wow shot!! #2664981

Cathy Barrows 4/20/2006 6:35:38 AM

gorgeous...and you hit on my fav color #2665018

Dennis Flanagan 4/20/2006 7:58:53 AM

It is very scary that we both posted flower shots today. We need to concentrate on some manly things like scratching and spitting. #2665354

Rakesh Syal level-classic 4/20/2006 8:25:04 AM

Lovely color contrast and details, Ken!! #2665441

Tarun Bose 4/20/2006 9:12:29 AM

Good use of Macro Ken. Excellent colour. #2665571

Roger Bernabo 4/20/2006 10:50:53 AM

A wonderful image and a cool title #2665931

Terry L. Ellis level-classic 4/20/2006 10:55:14 AM

Wonderful DOF and composition, Ken! Beautiful! #2665960

Bridgette B level-classic 4/20/2006 10:56:54 AM

Gorgeous... I love the bg, Ken!! #2665965

Life Expressions level-classic 4/20/2006 12:59:43 PM

Lovely redbud blossoms. Did you have to dodge any bees? Beautiful image, Ken. #2666419

Jenny Bosmans level-classic 4/20/2006 1:58:54 PM

Amazing dof and excellent macro capture, Ken!! #2666650

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 4/20/2006 2:04:41 PM

Beautiful blossoms, great colors. Spring is sure here, I have been sneezing all day!!! #2666673

John Connolly level-classic 4/20/2006 3:47:51 PM

Spring is a wonderful time of the year, Ken! and you have captured it to perfection here! #2666986

Candice C. Calhoun level-classic 4/20/2006 4:25:14 PM

Stunning horizonal composition, deeper than deep dof, so beautifully presented! Great shot!

ccc #2667094

Ken Smith level-classic 4/20/2006 5:40:52 PM

Thanks so much for all the nice comments. #2667244

Kaye Burazin level-classic 4/20/2006 5:46:34 PM

Glorious spring and all her photo ops Ken. Captured very well! #2667253

Goshka G. level-classic 4/20/2006 6:43:48 PM

Awesome color, Ken! #2667438

Corinne M. Thompson level-classic 4/22/2006 1:25:19 PM

Ken, this is just gorgeous! #2674253

She-She Killough level-classic 4/23/2006 2:31:28 PM

This is GREAT Ken! I love the color and the DOF...we wanna see more of your macros! Keep it up! #2677730

Mary N C. Taitt level-classic 5/7/2006 4:21:40 AM

Very pretty ken, nice color and dof, nice contrasts of color. My redbuds are just opening. Mary :-) #2733874

Darryl Wilkinson 5/21/2006 3:32:15 PM

Ken, I know you're out of town, but CONGRATULATIONS on your finalist award anyway! :) #2793673

Cathy Barrows 5/21/2006 4:15:57 PM

Congrats on your finalist...wtg #2794016

Tammy Scott 5/21/2006 4:21:31 PM

Fantastic image! Congrats! #2794055

Jenny Bosmans 5/21/2006 4:25:55 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Ken!! :) Super!! #2794099

Linda D. Lester level-classic 5/21/2006 5:36:59 PM

Congratulations on this awesome finalist! Good luck in the next round! #2794662

Dennis Flanagan level-classic 5/21/2006 5:39:08 PM

Good job Ken. #2794678

She-She Killough level-classic 5/21/2006 5:57:53 PM

Way to GO KEN!!! Congrats!!! #2794807

Life Expressions level-classic 5/21/2006 6:46:28 PM

Congrats again, Ken!! :) #2795202

Kaye Burazin level-classic 5/21/2006 6:57:09 PM

# 2 is wonderful also Ken. Congrats! #2795301

Gail Vitikacs level-classic 5/21/2006 7:08:15 PM

Congratulations on this beauty!!!! #2795377

Renee Doyle level-classic 5/21/2006 8:20:56 PM

Congratulations again Ken!!!! Wonderful finalist!!!
#2795779

Bobbie Davis level-classic 5/21/2006 8:52:34 PM

Congrats again Ken! #2795979

Lynne Morris level-classic 5/21/2006 9:05:54 PM

Many congratulations Ken and good luck in the next round :) #2796061

Susan J. Allen level-classic 5/21/2006 9:59:45 PM

Congratulations Ken, in the macro category!!!! #2796321

Donna W. Neal 5/22/2006 4:21:44 AM

Congratulations on another beautiful and well deserved finalist and good luck in the next round Ken #2797497

Pat Gamwell 5/22/2006 7:51:18 AM

WTG, Ken! A BIG CONGRATS! #2798804

Emile Abbott level-classic 5/22/2006 8:24:37 AM

You're really branching out with all these excellent Finalist, Ken. Way to go buddy. #2799065

Nadya Johnson level-classic 5/22/2006 8:30:33 AM

Congratulations, Ken!! #2799110

Nadya Johnson level-classic 5/22/2006 8:30:33 AM

Congratulations, Ken!! #2799111

Nadya Johnson level-classic 5/22/2006 8:30:33 AM

Congratulations, Ken!! #2799112

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 5/22/2006 10:09:08 AM

Very pretty, congratulations on your finalist win! #2799612

Terry L. Ellis level-classic 5/22/2006 11:24:48 AM

Wonderful finalist, Ken! Congratulations! #2799982

Hendrik Storme level-classic 5/22/2006 12:18:28 PM

Congrats Ken!!! #2800233

Deb Holmes level-classic 5/22/2006 5:12:43 PM

Congrats yet again Ken, way to go! #2801421

Kristi A. Howson level-classic 5/22/2006 8:09:40 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist and best of luck in the next round Ken! Gorgeous color and light...great background contrast! #2802104

Corinne M. Thompson level-classic 5/23/2006 7:15:39 AM

Congrats again Ken! :) #2804115

To discuss, first log in or sign up (buttons are at top center of page).

Description

Lauritzen Gardens in Omaha, Nebraska.

f9, 1/160 sec, ISO 400, Sigma 105mm macro lens.

Uploaded on 4/20/2006 4:02:12 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


Copyright for this gallery photo belongs solely to Ken Smith. Images may not be copied, downloaded, or used in any way without the expressed, written permission of the photographer.
Contact photographer via gallery.
Log in to follow or message this photographer or report this photo.