Plumeria #3

© Janine Russell

Plumeria #3

Vickie Skellenger 6/10/2006 12:02:23 AM

Beautiful colors, nice rich tones and wonderful clarity! #461969

Donna Roberts 6/10/2006 12:04:10 AM

WOW - this is stunning Janine.
The colour contrast is fantastic and the details just beautiful.
Love this very much - great shot!!
:-) ddu

Janine Russell 6/10/2006 12:07:56 AM

From Julie Hore 6/10/2006 12:02:07 AM

Stunning colours & detail Janine!


Evy Johansen 6/10/2006 12:10:16 AM

WOW.... this is a beauty, Janine!! Wonderful image! #2876450

Rob Bishop 6/10/2006 12:10:24 AM

The colors and sharpness are so 3-dimensional on this outstanding image, Janine! #2876453

Su Sana E. P 6/10/2006 12:13:25 AM

Janine, this is one of the most beautiful image of this gorgeous flowers I've ever seen. Great job on this Winner!!

Rakesh Syal 6/10/2006 12:19:20 AM

Very crisp image awesome color contrast, Janine! #2876485

Gene Spears 6/10/2006 12:24:31 AM

beautiful shot, Janine! excellent color, sharpness and composition. #2876502

James Whitbread 6/10/2006 12:38:41 AM

WOW what they said:)Kind Regards James Whitbread.. #2876530

Nadya Johnson 6/10/2006 1:19:11 AM

I have to use another "WOW!" These colors are fantastic! Absolutely lovely, Janine! #2876617

Lynne Morris 6/10/2006 1:40:55 AM

WOW absolutely stunning Janine! #2876654

Janine Russell 6/10/2006 2:21:31 AM

Vickie, Donna, Julie, Evy, Rob, Susan, Rakesh, Gene, James, Nadya and Lynne, I really appreciate all of your kind comments and encouragement; thanks very much. #2876694

Glenn E. Urquhart 6/10/2006 2:44:14 AM

Stunning floral image, Janine!!! Vivid colors, great color contrast, dof, detail, lighting, very well composed and Very Beautiful! Cheers, Glenn. #2876713

Judyann Plante 6/10/2006 3:06:22 AM

Wow, Janine! Fantastic color, lighting and composition.

Judyann ><> #2876739

Robyn Mackenzie 6/10/2006 3:19:37 AM

A glorious capture, Janine! Wonderful colours and luminous background. #2876760

Tressie Davis 6/10/2006 3:20:11 AM

The colors are so RICH, I love it! #2876762

Mata Patan 6/10/2006 3:42:02 AM

Very nice colors and clarity! #2876796

Melissa A. Mannon 6/10/2006 4:22:41 AM

beautiful color and detail! #2876911

Colette M. Metcalf 6/10/2006 4:31:57 AM

Pretty image, colors, and detail, Janine!! #2876940

Nadine A. Lewis 6/10/2006 4:40:37 AM

I love how vivid the flowers and leaves are against the blurred background. Nice composition. #2876968

Jessica Jenney 6/10/2006 5:10:11 AM

Such gorgeous and vivid colors, Janine! #2877056

Tarun Bose 6/10/2006 5:21:07 AM

Oh! God what is happening to you all.Janine you, Susan and Rakesh all are coming out with class shots of flowers. I think I will have to also try for some flower pictures. But I will be nowhere near your work. Excellent Janine. Regards. Tarun. #2877104

Wayne T. Fisk 6/10/2006 5:24:46 AM

WOW! What a shot...
Wayne #2877119

Stephanie Lyons 6/10/2006 5:50:20 AM

Gorgeous, rich, colors! Beautiful! #2877241

Wayne T. Fisk 6/10/2006 6:18:57 AM

Janine. regarding the anon 400nn f/4 DO, I can't find a camera store that even carries it to get the feel of it. What camera store did you find it. The price makes me sneeze.
Wayne #2877372

Ronald F. Fischer 6/10/2006 7:08:52 AM

Awesome capture, Janine! I love the lighting and deep rich colors! #2877616

William C. Raco 6/10/2006 7:18:44 AM

Wow, the clarity and color are so beautiful.
Wonderful photo, Janine!

Bill #2877665

Melissa G. Meiselman 6/10/2006 7:25:37 AM

Stunning colors and clarity in this beautifully designed image, Janine!!!! #2877700

Claudia Kuhn 6/10/2006 7:33:42 AM

Gorgeous colors and comp Janine!! #2877744

Karen Engelbreth 6/10/2006 7:41:30 AM

Wonderful image, Janine - love the colors!

Wayne T. Fisk 6/10/2006 7:49:08 AM

Were you in a Botanical garden?
WTF #2877795

Revonda L. Gentry 6/10/2006 7:56:16 AM

Everyone of your bird pictures are amazing and I have to say the same of your flower images! Just beautiful, Janine!! #2877815

Janine Russell 6/10/2006 9:31:30 AM

Glenn, Judyann, Robyn, Tressie, Mata, Melissa, Colette, Nadine, Jessica, Tarun (I am humbled that you would include me in a class with Susan and Rakesh), Wayne, Stephanie, Wayne (I purchased my F/4 DO IS lens online, sight unseen, at Canoga Camera in California - very reliable and fast to ship - it's a great lens), Ronald, Bill, Melissa, Claudia, Karen, Wayne (this image was taken on the grounds of our new condo at Wailea Beach Villas) and Revonda, thanks very much for all of your kind comments and encouragement. #2878061

Kristian L. Stricklin 6/10/2006 9:34:39 AM

Excellent capture, Janine!! Wonderful colors!! #2878077

Janine Russell 6/10/2006 10:14:00 AM

Kristian, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement. #2878235

Kristi A. Howson 6/10/2006 10:58:32 AM

Love the vibrant colors and it has such an elegant and beautiful composition. Nice work Janine! #2878399

Janine Russell 6/10/2006 12:47:35 PM

Kristi, thanks very much for your encouraging comments. #2878746

Jeff Robinson 6/10/2006 1:15:24 PM

Beautifully captured and presented Janine! Jeff #2878854

Jill Odice 6/10/2006 3:21:36 PM

Wow! This is perfct Janine! Just breathtaking! #2879108

Roger Bernabo 6/10/2006 8:28:07 PM

very pretty floral Janine #2879705

Jim Kinnunen 6/10/2006 8:59:48 PM

Gorgeous vivid colors, Janine!:) #2879767

Sherry S. Boles 6/10/2006 10:58:49 PM

The colors are eye-catching, not to mention fantastic, Janine! #2879822

Graeme yew Chow 6/10/2006 11:26:54 PM

Splendid colors and detail, Jainine. #2879836

Debbie Hartley 6/11/2006 6:40:21 AM

WOW! This is outstanding Janine! The colours and clarity are amazing! #2880715

Janine Russell 6/11/2006 8:45:03 PM

Jeff, Jill, Roger, Jim, Sherry, Graeme and Debbie, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #2883130

Chastity Abbott 6/12/2006 7:01:25 AM

This is lovely, and how bold of a pink! I love this, wonderfully captured!! Thanks for sharing this. #2885093

Theresa Marie Jones 6/12/2006 9:04:00 AM

Striking, spectacular and a lavish artistic production, Janine!! #2885585

Janine Russell 6/12/2006 9:22:58 AM

Chastity and Theresa, thanks very much for your encouraging comments. #2885667

Life Expressions 6/12/2006 11:06:37 AM

Stunning! Looks like a winner to me. Gorgeous work! #2886019

Janine Russell 6/12/2006 5:27:33 PM

Robin, that would be very nice; thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement. #2887476

Carol McCants 6/13/2006 8:41:10 PM

Outstanding photo...I bet it is a winner! #2892771

Janine Russell 6/13/2006 8:43:01 PM

Carol, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement; that would be very nice. #2892777

Nicole Kessel 6/14/2006 7:05:03 PM


Janine Russell 6/14/2006 9:08:01 PM

Nicole, thanks very much for your nice comments. #2897711

Carole Loiselle 6/14/2006 9:15:13 PM

Gorgeous capture Janine. Can't wait till I get a digital slr. #2897727

Dot K. 6/14/2006 9:17:42 PM

Beautiful shot! Love the way the colors contrast. #2897733

Janine Russell 6/14/2006 9:33:53 PM

Carole and Dot, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #2897759

Lorri Shank 6/15/2006 1:36:02 PM

Amazingly rich color and deatil, Janine!
I hope you win for this! Lorri #2900790

Janine Russell 6/15/2006 3:13:56 PM

Lorri, that would be very nice; thanks very much for your kind comments. #2901002

Christopher Budny 6/15/2006 5:20:29 PM

What an astonishing, lush, rich, colorful image! Very juicy colors, if that makes any sense... :) Beautiful work! #2901287

Janine Russell 6/15/2006 5:28:01 PM

Christopher, makes perfect sense; thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #2901316

Brenda W. LaFleur 6/15/2006 7:40:09 PM

One of the prettiest florals I've seen in a long time, Janine. Excellent!! #2901775

Janine Russell 6/15/2006 8:35:56 PM

Brenda, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement. #2901952

DiAnna F. Paulk 6/18/2006 5:34:34 AM

Janine, this is wonderful! The colors and dof are fantastic!! And, when is our BPC get-together at your new condo? LOL!

Thanks for commenting on Summer Bird Bath. #2910509

Janine Russell 6/18/2006 5:44:09 AM

DiAnna, you're welcome and thanks very much for your encouraging comments :) #2910545

ALLEN O. HOWARD 7/8/2006 8:49:04 PM

This is truley, so to speak, "breathtaking"! #3001947

Janine Russell 7/8/2006 9:05:29 PM

Allen, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement. #3001972

Stuart J. Carter 7/10/2006 9:45:31 AM

WOW! This is absolutely stunning! The editing is flawless and the color tones are so rich. BEAUTIFUL! #3008750

Janine Russell 7/10/2006 10:09:23 AM

S J, thanks very much for your encouraging comments. #3008838

Aimee S. McMaster 7/27/2006 5:12:45 AM

Simply amazing! Soooooo beautiful Janine! Aimee #3088867

Janine Russell 7/27/2006 9:33:21 AM

Aimee, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement. #3090095

Su Sana E. P 8/9/2006 12:10:55 AM

Janine, Congratulations on this beautiful POTD Win!! #3141476

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 8/9/2006 12:11:42 AM

What a way to start the day, this is a fabulous potd image. Truly deserving, congratulations!! #3141479

Evy Johansen 8/9/2006 12:13:20 AM

So well deserved!! Many congratulations on you very beautiful POTD, Janine!! #3141488

Paul E. Earl 8/9/2006 12:24:21 AM

Congrats on this fantastic POTD! #3141526

Photographer 8/9/2006 12:28:38 AM

Wow! Beautiful shot Janine, love this!
Congrats on your POTD! #3141548

Andreas G. Karelias 8/9/2006 12:30:25 AM

Outstanding image Janine. Congratulations on your POTD. Very much deserved. Brilliant!!!!!!!! Regards - Andreas #3141556

Dean Bertoncelj 8/9/2006 12:31:09 AM

congrats on POTD #3141562

Marijana Fajgl 8/9/2006 12:31:42 AM

Wonderful photo of the day Janine! Amazing colors and clarity. Congratulations! #3141564

Janine Russell 8/9/2006 12:34:07 AM

From Pat Gamwell 8/9/2006 12:22:46 AM

BIG CONGRATS on your POTD! Beautiful!


Helen N. McHugh 8/9/2006 12:37:44 AM

This capture is so beautiful Janine! Colours amazing! Is there no end to your talents... birds,flowers, portraits!!?? Well deserved congratulations on a brilliant POTD!! #3141595

Janine Russell 8/9/2006 12:45:47 AM

What a nice surprise; Susan, Donna, Evy, Paul, Reine, Andreas, Dean, Marijana, Pat and Helen, thanks very much for your encouragement and congratulations. #3141609

Janine Russell 8/9/2006 1:22:55 AM

Kevin McNeal 8/9/2006 1:10 AM

This is one of the nicest images I have ever seen. You have always worked so hard Janine at complementing other peoples images and whenever I have done well you have been the first to say something positive - so for that Thank you !But back to your image this is outstanding !

Kevin, you're welcome and thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #3141697

Alison Greenwood 8/9/2006 1:32:30 AM

Wow! Superb Janine! Gorgeous colours and clarity, as always! Congratulations on your POTD! #3141711

William C. Raco 8/9/2006 1:35:22 AM

Congratulations on the POTD recognition, Janine!
Beautiful work!

Bill #3141713

Stanley J. Contrades 8/9/2006 1:45:38 AM

Big Congratulations on your POTD with this beauty of an image, Janine! Exquisite!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #3141720

Mary Christine P. Villanueva 8/9/2006 1:49:21 AM

Nice janine! the colors are very vivid. #3141726

Mary K. Robison 8/9/2006 2:01:56 AM

Gorgeous colors and a wonderful glow from the lighting, Janine!
Congratulations on your well-deserved POTD! #3141754

Wally Orlowsky 8/9/2006 3:02:07 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful POTD, Janine! #3141954

Joy Rector 8/9/2006 3:04:58 AM

congrats on the POTD #3141970

Deborah C. Lewinson 8/9/2006 3:19:34 AM

Hearty congrats on this gorgeous POTD, Janine, so glad to see it recognized!
-Debby #3142047

Pradeep K. Kaushik 8/9/2006 3:20:30 AM

Janine!Congratulations for this agnificent picture. #3142055

Graeme yew Chow 8/9/2006 3:42:48 AM

Janine, congrats on this fabulous POTD image. Well done! #3142188

Ken Smith 8/9/2006 3:56:37 AM

Janine, congratulations on your POTD!! #3142238

Debra Booth 8/9/2006 4:17:01 AM

Wow! Gorgeous image, Janine! Congrats on your POTD! #3142332

Lynn D. Wiezycki 8/9/2006 4:23:49 AM

Janine: Congrats on the POTD! Great image. These have become my new favorite flower. I did some research after I saw your first images and also came upon a bouquet at a plant show. It turns out there is a huge grower about 6 miles from where I live in FL. I bought a cutting (my husband calls it "the stick") and it is growing already. I should have flowers to shoot in 6-8 months!! #3142359

DiAnna F. Paulk 8/9/2006 4:41:02 AM

I knew this was a winner when I first saw it! Congratulations, Janine!! #3142443

Sharon Day 8/9/2006 4:48:34 AM

Gorgeous image, Janine!!! Congratulations on your POTD!!! #3142462

Judy V. Kennamer 8/9/2006 4:50:07 AM

OH MY GOSH JANINE! This is absoluately wonderful - so rich and colorful - I'll bet it's prettier than the real thing! Great job - Judy #3142465

Ronald F. Fischer 8/9/2006 4:54:41 AM

Janine, a big congrats on your POTD!! #3142479

Jane M 8/9/2006 5:02:00 AM

Well done for POTD Janine! #3142502

Tonya Shackelford 8/9/2006 5:32:03 AM

Beautiful, Janine!!! Congratulations on POTD!!! :) #3142676

Sandy Stigliano 8/9/2006 5:41:52 AM

Congratulations on your POTD!! #3142735

Shawn Jennings 8/9/2006 5:42:21 AM

Beautiful image Janine! Congratulations on your POTD! #3142738

RC Fritz 8/9/2006 5:43:01 AM

Beautiful image, Janine! Congrats on your POTD!! #3142741

Terry L. Ellis 8/9/2006 5:46:07 AM

Congratulations, Janine, on this spectacular POTD! #3142759

Nancy L. Green 8/9/2006 6:00:54 AM

Congratulations Janine!!! This is awesome!!! <>< #3142820

Noel Baebler 8/9/2006 6:15:08 AM

Simply WOW-WOW-WOW, Janine!!! #3142875

Sharrie Thomas 8/9/2006 6:23:28 AM

Terrific Photo! Congrats on the POTD! #3142917

Laura Clay-Ballard 8/9/2006 6:27:20 AM

Fab shot! congrats! #3142936

Lindley Johnson 8/9/2006 6:31:33 AM

This is gorgeous, Janine! Outstanding color and detail, great composition. Congratulations on your well-deserved POTD! #3142962

Jim [popeyesİ] Naso 8/9/2006 6:39:59 AM

As always Janine, excellent lighting, color, exposure, detail and comp. You are always there with an encouraging word for a good image whenever I click to leave feedback. No one deserves to be recognized by their peers more than you. So, congrats on your well deserved POTD! #3142984

Jim Kinnunen 8/9/2006 6:53:06 AM

This is just gorgeous, Janine!!! Congratulations on this well deserved POTD!!! #3143032

Alana Ibe 8/9/2006 6:55:58 AM

Stunning, Janine!!! Congratulations on your well deserved POTD!!!! #3143047

Karen Engelbreth 8/9/2006 7:01:23 AM

Big congrats on your POTD, Janine :0)) #3143074

Darren K. Fisher 8/9/2006 7:04:19 AM

Absolutely stunning image. Congrats on your POTD. #3143084

Jon Kolstad 8/9/2006 7:12:59 AM

Janine, congratulations on your POTD!! Wonderful Image! #3143116

Linda Proctor 8/9/2006 7:13:34 AM

Congratulations on your POTD Janine!! This is stunning!! #3143118

Marilyn Flanagan 8/9/2006 7:51:48 AM

Congratulations on your well-deserved honor! This photo is fabulous! #3143278

Debra P. Chenault 8/9/2006 8:01:17 AM

Beautiful and absolutely stunning!! Congrats on your POTD! #3143328

Debra P. Chenault 8/9/2006 8:03:12 AM

Look who is POTD........Congratulations, Janine! It is of course just gorgeous!!!!! #3143341

Devon McCarroll 8/9/2006 8:07:30 AM

WOW!!!!! Gorgeous photo! Eye-popping color! #3143364

Milan Banik 8/9/2006 8:20:44 AM

Wonderful Image,Congratulations on your POTD Janine!excellent color! #3143416

Rakesh Syal 8/9/2006 8:25:03 AM

Oh my God, my fingers are aching, Lol. Congratulations on this brilliant potd Janine!! #3143430

Janine Russell 8/9/2006 8:33:02 AM

Alison, Bill, Stan, Christine, Mary, Wally, Joy, Debby, Pradeep, Graeme, Ken, Debra, Lynn, DiAnna, Sharon, Judy, Ronald, Jane, Tonya, Sandy, Shawn, RC, Terry, Nancy, Noel, Sharrie, Laura, Lindley, Jim N, Jim K, Karen, Darren, Jon, Linda, Marilyn, Debra, Joyce, Devon, Milan and Rakesh, I am humbled by all of your kind comments, encouragement and congratulations; thanks very much. #3143465

Janine Russell 8/9/2006 8:36:43 AM

From Jane Holestine 8/9/2006 4:59 AM

Janine, thank you for always taking time to comment. And a big congrats for your POTD. It's beautiful.
Blessings, Jane

Susan Allen 8/9/2006 5:02 AM

Hi! I wanted to congratulate you on your POTD, but couldn't find it in your gallery. Am I blind or something?

Your gallery is looking magnificent---so much added since I last looked!

Anyway, congrats!

Jane and Susan, thanks very much for your kind comments, encouragement and congratulations; Susan, it's on page 2 towards the bottom. #3143479

Mike F. Anderson 8/9/2006 8:46:31 AM

Janine, Congratulations on your POTD! #3143511

Nicole Kessel 8/9/2006 10:04:38 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful POTD, Janine! Way to go! #3143830

Judyann Plante 8/9/2006 10:25:20 AM

Congratulations on this stunning POTD!

Judyann ><> #3143908

Jenny Bosmans 8/9/2006 11:13:45 AM

Big congratulations on this superb POTD, Janine! :) #3144065

Stephen Zacker 8/9/2006 11:48:35 AM

Stunning. Congratulations #3144190

Kathleen R. Struckle 8/9/2006 11:58:18 AM

Absolutely stunning!! Congrats on POTD!! #3144223

Mary Clarke 8/9/2006 12:51:28 PM

Congratulations on POTD Janine, beautiful image #3144314

Sam Britt 8/9/2006 12:58:48 PM

Very beautiful image, Janine. Congratulations on your POTD. #3144333

Kevin Nugent 8/9/2006 1:08:44 PM

Outstanding clarity, lighting and color Janine!!! #3144354

Darryl Wilkinson 8/9/2006 2:03:54 PM

Janine, Congratulations on this most beautiful POTD! WTG, Girl! :) #3144563

Lorri Shank 8/9/2006 2:28:42 PM

Congrats, Janine! What lovely color and clarity! It's a wow, WOW!!!!!!

Mary N C. Taitt 8/9/2006 3:53:36 PM

Gorgeous, Janine, so clear and bright! Congratulations on your POTD!!! Mary :-D #3144873

Mario Rocafuerte 8/9/2006 5:29:04 PM

Many CONGRATS on your well deserved POTD!! Hope to see this win!

Janine Russell 8/9/2006 5:37:52 PM

Mike, Nicole, Judyann, Jenny, Stephen, Kathleen, Mary C, SB, Kevin, Darryl, Lorri, Mary T and Mario, thanks very much for all of your kind comments, encouragement and congratulations. #3145086

Leena Robinson 8/9/2006 6:20:56 PM

Stunning capture, Janine! Big congrats on your well-deserved POTD! #3145200

Paul Michko 8/9/2006 6:24:50 PM

Congratulation on this very vibrant and alive POTD, Janine. #3145222

Allan L. Dy 8/9/2006 8:26:12 PM

Absolutely stunning image Janine! Another winner from you here....congrats on yout POTD! #3145604

Janine Russell 8/9/2006 9:34:39 PM

Leena, Paul and Allan, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging commenst and congratulations. #3145776

Teresa Norris 8/10/2006 1:31:03 PM

Janine, congratulations on this beautiful POTD! Wonderful image! #3148823

Janine Russell 8/10/2006 2:06:47 PM

Teresa, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement and congratulations. #3148898

Desire Lilyman 8/10/2006 8:51:35 PM

Amazing colours, Janine. Congrats for this well chosen POTD. Keep up the good work. #3149998

Janine Russell 8/10/2006 10:48:30 PM

Desire, thanks very much for your encouraging comments and congratulations. #3150151

Guy D. Biechele 8/12/2006 4:10:58 PM

Very rich looking tones in this image. Wonderful detail and saturated color. Congratulations Janine, on your POTD!! #3156208

Janine Russell 8/12/2006 4:24:42 PM

Guy, thanks very much for your kind comments, encouragement and congratulations. #3156248

chris jones 8/13/2006 1:35:20 AM

Janine absolutely gorgeous colours and congrats on POTD
Chris #3157385

Janine Russell 8/13/2006 7:58:53 AM

Chris, thanks very much for your encouragement and congratulations. #3158207

Sheryl A. Hudson 8/25/2006 10:02:39 PM

Beautiful capture of the awsome vivid colors!!! Great composisition too. #3215959

Janine Russell 8/25/2006 10:11:00 PM

Sheryl, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement. #3215969

Revonda L. Gentry 9/26/2006 6:15:14 PM

Congratulations on this spectacular finalist, Janine!! #3366981

Evy Johansen 9/26/2006 6:21:06 PM

Big congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Janine! #3367056

Christopher Budny 9/26/2006 6:50:55 PM

So glad this one went in again, it is just as "juicy" as when I first commented in June... congratulations! This deserves a change in medal! #3367395

Alana Ibe 9/26/2006 7:13:25 PM

Congratulations!! Definitely a winner in the next round!!!!! #3367648

Melissa G. Meiselman 9/26/2006 7:16:08 PM

Congratulations on this most deserving finalist, Janine!!! #3367685

Allan L. Dy 9/26/2006 7:28:18 PM

Agree with Melissa! Congratulations Janine! #3367832

Judyann Plante 9/26/2006 7:31:59 PM

Congratulations, Nadine!!!

Judyann ><> #3367875

Barbara Waldoch 9/26/2006 7:50:19 PM

Congratulations, Janine! #3368118

Sharon King 9/26/2006 8:16:27 PM

Congratulations on all your finalists Janine! #3368472

Graeme yew Chow 9/26/2006 8:27:36 PM

Wow ! Janine. No surprise as this image already give 2 awards. Congrats !!! #3368585

Paul E. Earl 9/26/2006 8:44:30 PM

Congratulations on this superb finalist!! #3368805

Datha Y. Thompson 9/26/2006 9:35:00 PM


Sherry S. Boles 9/26/2006 9:40:59 PM

Congrats on this most vibrant finalist, Janine! #3369345

Nancy L. Green 9/26/2006 9:47:51 PM

Another BIG congrats Janine!! <>< #3369379

Janine Russell 9/26/2006 9:48:01 PM

Revonda, Evy, Chris, Alana, Melissa, Allan, Judyann, Barbara, Sharon, Graeme, Paul, Datha and Sherry, I really appreciate all of your kind comments, encouragement and congratulations; thanks very much. #3369380

Husain Akhtar 9/26/2006 10:11:03 PM

Warmest congratulations once again, Janine! #3369499

Michael S. Baker 9/26/2006 10:37:23 PM

Congrats on this finalist, of luck in the next round!
Mike B- #3369598

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 9/26/2006 11:43:50 PM

This is one of my favorites!! Great image Janine, the colors POP!! Congratulations to you!!! #3369864

Lorraine A. Cook 9/27/2006 12:36:38 AM

A beautiful floral display! Congrats on this awesome finalist, Janine!<:)) #3370056

Su Sana E. P 9/27/2006 6:19:26 AM

Congratulations again, Janine!! #3371786

Janine Russell 9/27/2006 8:33:10 AM

Nancy (we must have crossed in cyberspace), MH, Michael, Donna, Lorraine and Susan, I really appreciate all of your kind comments, encouragement and congratulations; thanks very much for your support. #3372840

Rakesh Syal 9/27/2006 10:33:41 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Janine! #3373578

Emile Abbott 9/27/2006 12:45:07 PM

Congratulations again on supurb finalist, Janine. #3374289

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 9/27/2006 1:10:05 PM

Congratulations Janine!!! #3374451

Bill Wyatt 9/27/2006 1:23:20 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Janine!! Good luck on the next round!!! #3374529

Shawn Jennings 9/27/2006 3:01:21 PM

The clarity, exposure, DOF are incredible on this Janine! Congratulations on your finalist! #3375097

Janine Russell 9/27/2006 5:29:29 PM

Rakesh, Emile, Adilson, Bill and Shawn, thanks veyr much for your kind and encouraging comments and congratulations. #3375915

Debra Booth 9/28/2006 7:31:01 PM

Oh, my! Another gorgeous finalist, Janine! Congratulations!! #3382382

Janine Russell 9/28/2006 8:09:47 PM

Debra, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement and congratulations. #3382497

Esther Smith 9/28/2006 11:30:38 PM

Congrats on this awesome winner!! #3382822

Graeme yew Chow 9/28/2006 11:49:36 PM

Janine, awesome win and congrats to last month well done works. #3382875

Su Sana E. P 9/28/2006 11:50:46 PM

Congratulations on your DOUBLE Win, Janine!! #3382882

Revonda L. Gentry 9/28/2006 11:52:19 PM

I double that!!:) Congratulations Janine!! #3382889

Marilyn K. Lincecum 9/28/2006 11:54:10 PM

Congratulations Janine on this gorgeous win !!! #3382899

Ross Throndson 9/29/2006 12:10:14 AM

Congratulations, Janine...Wow, 2 Winners...Great Job!!! :^) #3382954

Dan Holm 9/29/2006 12:20:29 AM

Congratulations, Janine!! A VERY well deserved winner! #3383036

Paul E. Earl 9/29/2006 12:35:21 AM

Well done! TWO winners! great work! #3383165

Darryl Wilkinson 9/29/2006 12:36:09 AM

Super work this month, Janine! Congratulations! #3383170

Pat Gamwell 9/29/2006 12:39:18 AM

Big Congrats, Janine! Beautiful! #3383189

Mary K. Robison 9/29/2006 12:41:51 AM

Congratulations on another beautiful winner, Janine! #3383208

Renee Doyle 9/29/2006 12:55:23 AM

Huge congratulations again Janine!!!!!! Well done!

Stanley J. Contrades 9/29/2006 12:57:44 AM

CONGRATULATIONS, Janine, on this stunning Plumeria bouquet and your 2nd Place win!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #3383311

Jenny Bosmans 9/29/2006 1:07:48 AM

Congratulations again, Janine! :) #3383391

Rakesh Syal 9/29/2006 2:38:56 AM

Congratulations, OUTSTANDING WINNER!!! #3383683

Tarun Bose 9/29/2006 3:35:07 AM

Big, big congrats Janine for being another winner. I am very proud of you. Well done my dear. #3383958

Carla Metzler 9/29/2006 3:46:55 AM

Congratulations on your winning image, Janine! #3384016

Christopher Budny 9/29/2006 3:53:13 AM

Wooohoo!! :) Congratulations again; I'm happy to see the medal DID change! #3384058

Ken Smith 9/29/2006 4:15:31 AM

Wow, two winners. Congrats again! #3384177

Helen N. McHugh 9/29/2006 4:27:51 AM

Janine , I loved this the first time! No surprise that it's a winner!!Congratulations!!!!! #3384231

Sylvia Rossler 9/29/2006 4:33:15 AM

Big congrats on this amazing winner Janine :O) #3384271

Datha Y. Thompson 9/29/2006 4:40:11 AM

Congratulations on another BEAUTIFUL WINNER!!! WTG!!! :0) #3384299

Aimee S. McMaster 9/29/2006 4:55:12 AM

....much congratulations on this most amazing shot Janine...Aimee #3384389

Judy V. Kennamer 9/29/2006 5:14:47 AM

Congratulations Janine!! A well deserved win! Judy #3384496

Murry Grigsby 9/29/2006 5:45:28 AM

Congratulations on your gorgeous floral image and win Janine!! #3384666

Shelly A. Van Camp 9/29/2006 5:55:41 AM

Congrats! #3384732

Terry L. Ellis 9/29/2006 5:57:14 AM

Congratulations, Janine, on this intricate and gorgeous win! #3384740

Guy D. Biechele 9/29/2006 6:08:37 AM

Congratulations on both your wins, Janine. Wonderful images!! #3384803

Kay E. Mahoney 9/29/2006 6:22:56 AM

Janine, Congratulations on your 2nd place winner. #3384863

Lorraine A. Cook 9/29/2006 6:38:25 AM

Congratulations on this super win, Janine!<:))

WTG!!<:)) #3385003

Jeff Gwynne 9/29/2006 6:45:21 AM

Stunning! Congratulations Janine on your beautiful image. The colors are so rich. Nicely done again!!! #3385082

Susan T. Parady 9/29/2006 6:53:06 AM

Congratulations again, Janine. This is beautiful. #3385182

Donna W. Neal 9/29/2006 7:10:28 AM

And let me also add my second congratulations to your winners Janine #3385340

Nadine A. Lewis 9/29/2006 7:11:38 AM

Yeah!!! A big congrats on your much deserved win!!! #3385344

Laurence Saliba 9/29/2006 7:34:25 AM

Congratulations on this fantastic winner Janine!!!! #3385466

Jim [popeyesİ] Naso 9/29/2006 7:40:27 AM

Congratulations Janine! #3385493

Karen Bacon 9/29/2006 8:06:51 AM

Congratulations on this GORGEOUS winner! #3385605

Denise M. Snyder 9/29/2006 8:16:59 AM

Wow Janine - another winner! Huge congrats to you! #3385664

Janine Russell 9/29/2006 8:27:01 AM

Esther, Graeme, Susana, Revonda, Marilyn, Ross, Dan, Paul E, Darryl, Pat, Mary, Renee, Stan, Jenny, Rakesh, Tarun, Carla, Chris, Ken, Helen, Sylvia, Datha, Aimee, Judy, Murry, Shelly, Terry, Guy, Kay, Lorraine, Jeff, Susan, Donna, Nadine, Laurence, Jim, Karen and Denise, I am humbled by all of your kind and encouraging comments; thanks, everyone, for your congratulations and support. #3385706

She-She Killough 9/29/2006 8:32:17 AM

Such a Stunner! No surprise it is a WINNER! Congratulations Janine!!! #3385741

Sam Britt 9/29/2006 8:46:39 AM

Congratulations on your 2nd place winner, Janine!!
Sam #3385832

Jill Flynn 9/29/2006 8:49:34 AM

It's a beauty Janine. Congratulations on your win AGAIN! Way to go! #3385853

Claudia Kuhn 9/29/2006 9:08:13 AM

Gorgeous Janine, big congrats again!! #3385958

Cindy Wong 9/29/2006 11:56:19 AM

A Big Congratulations on this stunning image, Janine! #3386701

Bill Wyatt 9/29/2006 12:21:19 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful winner, Janine! #3386782

Wally Orlowsky 9/29/2006 12:31:50 PM

Congratulations on this gorgeous winner, Janine! #3386844

Alana Ibe 9/29/2006 12:34:16 PM

Congratulations!!!!!!! Great work!!!! #3386862

Kara L. Hendricks 9/29/2006 12:47:55 PM

This is OUTSTANDING in color Janine...
2 WINS!! Wooohhoo!!!!
Congrats!!! #3386915

Janine Russell 9/29/2006 2:20:56 PM

Sheesh, Sam, Jill, Claudia, Cindy, Bill, Wally, Alana and Kara, I really appreciate all of your kind words of encouragement, congratulations and support; thanks veyr much. #3387204

Karen Beri 9/29/2006 3:22:30 PM

Congratulations Janine on this gorgeous image!
Karen #3387492

eileen bedford 9/29/2006 4:22:45 PM

Congratulations on your win Janine... #3387692

Mary Clarke 9/29/2006 4:48:00 PM

More congratulations Janine - well done #3387751

Anne D. Eigen 9/29/2006 5:02:06 PM

Congratulations on this outstanding winner, Janine! #3387773

Mike F. Anderson 9/29/2006 5:36:50 PM

Janine, Congratulations on your winning photo! #3387892

Noel Baebler 9/29/2006 5:52:58 PM

Huzzah, again, Janine!!! #3387975

RC Fritz 9/29/2006 5:53:39 PM

Congratulations, Janine! #3387977

Mario Rocafuerte 9/29/2006 6:02:34 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic winner. I'm so happy to see that gold medal next to such a superb picture.


Janine Russell 9/29/2006 6:22:00 PM

Karen, Eileen, Mary, Anne, Mike, Noel, RC and Mario, thanks very much for all of your kind comments, encouragement and congratulations. #3388083

Kay Beausoleil 9/29/2006 6:26:28 PM

Congratulations for yet another win, Janine -- love the saturation on this image! #3388115

Cheryl E. Molennor 9/29/2006 6:28:33 PM

...And again Janine! #3388122

William C. Raco 9/29/2006 6:52:29 PM

Excellent win, Janine

Bill #3388223

Evy Johansen 9/29/2006 7:11:01 PM

Big congratulations on your beautiful win, Janine! #3388342

Kristi A. Howson 9/29/2006 7:55:35 PM

Congratulations Janine on another fantastic win. This is gorgeous! #3388536

Sharon Day 9/29/2006 7:55:43 PM

Gorgeous vibrant image, Janine!!! Big congratulations again!!! #3388537

Inge Johnsson 9/29/2006 7:56:28 PM

Fantastic colors and texture! I wish I could make flower photographs like this.

And a big congratulations to your 2nd place win! #3388545

Deborah C. Lewinson 9/29/2006 8:07:51 PM

Congratulations on this stunning winner, Janine!!!
-Debby #3388606

Janine Russell 9/29/2006 8:25:48 PM

Kay, Cheryl, Bill, Evy, Kristi, Sharon, Inge and Debby, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments and congratulations. #3388676

Susana Ms Heide 9/29/2006 9:13:24 PM

Many CONGRATS Janine!!! Another WINNER for you!! What a big month!! #3388781

Desire Lilyman 9/29/2006 10:13:05 PM


I am very pleased that this shot has made its way to the winners list. Once again congratulations on this outstanding shot. #3388865

Allan L. Dy 9/29/2006 11:03:59 PM

Absolute winner Janine. Congrats once more. #3388908

Sherry S. Boles 9/30/2006 1:03:52 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful win, Janine! (And a special Congrats your double win...Quite an accomplishment!) #3389137

Judyann Plante 9/30/2006 8:34:37 AM

Congratulations, Janine!!! #3390271

Cary Rogers 9/30/2006 9:32:19 AM

Beautiful, vibrant colors, exceptional lighting, oustanding DOF, and stunning detail! Congrats on your 2 well-deserved, August winnerS!!! #3390438

Janine Russell 9/30/2006 10:11:10 AM

Susana, Desire, Allan, Sherry, Judyann and Cary, I really appreciate all of your kind comments, encouragement and congratulations; thanks very much. #3390520

Emile Abbott 9/30/2006 10:17:00 AM

Beautiful winner and again congratulations , Janine #3390535

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 9/30/2006 3:34:17 PM

Congratulations on your second place win!!! I knew it, this is gorgeous!! #3391392

Janine Russell 9/30/2006 3:59:45 PM

Emile and Donna, thanks very much for your encouragement and nice comments. #3391455

Nancy L. Green 9/30/2006 5:46:48 PM

Congratulations Janine on this awesome win!! <>< #3391643

Jim Kinnunen 9/30/2006 8:32:33 PM

WOW!!! What an excellent winning image, Janine!!!:) #3392204

Janine Russell 9/30/2006 9:46:05 PM

Nancy and Jim, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments and congratulations. #3392307

Monika Sapek 9/30/2006 10:56:32 PM

Great vivid colors and details, Janine! Big congratulations on your Second Place Win!

Susan Walzer 10/1/2006 3:15:23 AM

Great vivid colors Janine! #3392876

Megan p 10/1/2006 5:06:42 AM

Wow Janine, this is a stunner, Congratulations!! #3393220

Janine Russell 10/1/2006 7:40:38 AM

Monika, Susan and Megan, thanks very much for your nice comments, encouragement and congratulations. #3393753

John V. Roscich 10/1/2006 5:19:50 PM

JOHN #3395447

Cora Miller 10/1/2006 5:22:46 PM

The depth of this is amazing and the color....WOW. Congratulations on your wins, Janine. #3395458

Janine Russell 10/1/2006 5:24:22 PM

John and Cora, I really appreciate your kind words of encouragement; thanks very much for your congratulations. #3395463

Dee Langevin 10/3/2006 6:12:14 AM

Stunning colors, detail and perfect lighting Janine! Congratulations on your win. You make this look easy! #3402070

Janine Russell 10/3/2006 8:18:45 AM

Dee, thanks very much for your kind comments, encouragement and congratulations. #3402471

eileen bedford 10/3/2006 10:23:26 AM

Congratulations on this stunning win Janin... #3402869

Janine Russell 10/3/2006 3:58:33 PM

Eileen, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments and congratulations. #3403991

AMALIA Veralli 10/5/2006 4:08:48 PM

Congratulations Janine. Amazing color. Aren't the flowers in Hawaii amazing! Great shot. #3412219

Janine Russell 10/6/2006 9:06:23 AM

Amalia, thanks very much for your congratulations and encouragement; yes, the flowers in Hawaii are wonderful. #3415411

Rieno C. Dorrius 10/9/2006 7:22:00 AM

Janine, just an excellent picture. I love the colors and sharp details....amazing. I might ask you how to shoot this pictures and process it further more to look better.
Congrats on winning....cheers

Janine Russell 10/9/2006 8:37:04 AM

Rieno, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments and congratulations; the camera settings and postprocessing information is given under the title. #3426486

Candice L. Carter 3/9/2008 7:46:37 PM

The colors bound from the page with bold brillance! Exquisite. #5618395

Carole Loiselle 3/10/2008 5:14:27 AM

Congratulations Janine!! It is a beautiful capture.. #5620106

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Photo was taken on June 8, 2006 at 3:49pm in Wailea, Maui, Hawaii
Canon 70-200 F/4L lens + Tamron 1.4x TC @ F/4.5, 1/250 second, ISO 400
Cropped, + saturation, levels, cloned, adjusted color, resized and sharpened in Photoshop CS
POTD August 9, 2006
POTD at on February 6, 2007

Uploaded on 6/9/2006 11:58:23 PM All Time Best Photo Contest Staff Favorite Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner Photo of the Day

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