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 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 level-classic 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 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 L. 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 4/20/2006 10:56:54 AM

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

Life Expressions 4/20/2006 12:59:43 PM

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

Jenny Bosmans 4/20/2006 1:58:54 PM

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

Donna La Mattino 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!!!

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

Congrats again Ken! #2795979

Lynne Morris 5/21/2006 9:05:54 PM

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

Susan Jane 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 La Mattino 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 5/22/2006 12:18:28 PM

Congrats Ken!!! #2800233

Deb Holmes-Hatfield 5/22/2006 5:12:43 PM

Congrats yet again Ken, way to go! #2801421

Kristi A. Howson 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 5/23/2006 7:15:39 AM

Congrats again Ken! :) #2804115

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Lauritzen Gardens in Omaha, Nebraska.

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

Uploaded on 4/20/2006 4:02:12 AM Photo Contest Finalist

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