A Rose Is A Rose

© Murry Grigsby

A Rose Is A Rose

Barbara Bergeron 11/11/2003 4:44:32 AM

Very nice shot Murry. Great detail and and I love the color combinatio this flower has. #73772

Kathleen Clemons 11/11/2003 4:50:25 AM

Gorgeous image, Murry!!! #263849

Sharon D. Waters 11/11/2003 4:56:22 AM

Another beauty murry!!! #263864

Carolyn M. Fletcher 11/11/2003 5:00:53 AM

Wonderful color!! But all that brilliance so early in the morning...I need my eyes adjusted. #263878

Joy Brown 11/11/2003 5:04:35 AM

Wow, wow, wow, Murry!!! The color is terrific and so is the whole design!!! #263891

Jeff Robinson 11/11/2003 5:06:31 AM

One more Wow! A really nice image Murry! Jeff #263900

Claudia Kuhn 11/11/2003 5:11:29 AM

The deep colors are great! I'm jealous that you have roses still blooming... #263907

Patricia A. Kuniega 11/11/2003 5:18:14 AM

Gorgeous color & clarity Murry! #263913

Karey Miller 11/11/2003 5:37:20 AM

Fantastic Murry! What incredible color. #263924

Ellen Peach 11/11/2003 5:39:33 AM

Add another WOW...gorgeous shot, Murry! #263925

Jill Battaglia 11/11/2003 6:29:07 AM

Excellent! :-) #263978

Colette M. Metcalf 11/11/2003 6:31:04 AM

Just plain gorgoues, Murry!! #263983

Charlene Bayerle 11/11/2003 6:46:29 AM

Murry your front yard is full of wonderful things. This is just gorgeous!!! #264022

Paul Coco 11/11/2003 6:53:20 AM

This rose has certainly put on a great display of colors. Nice one. #264037

Karen Engelbreth 11/11/2003 7:08:55 AM

Gorgeous color & clarity Murry!

Ron Goldman 11/11/2003 7:39:33 AM

I love the way the center of this is glowing! Another WOW!!!! #264126

Leanne M.E. Boyd 11/11/2003 8:14:55 AM

Beautiful, Murry! #264206

Beverley Lu Steeves 11/11/2003 10:35:54 AM

Excellent macro, Murry!!! #264315

Murry Grigsby 11/11/2003 10:49:42 AM

Thanks everyone for your wonderful comments. This is one of the antique roses I have in the yard. They really have taken a liking to the cooler weather although it looks like the high 80's have returned today. #264326

Robert Goodman 11/11/2003 11:37:33 AM

Wonderful,Wonderful,Wonderful image Murry. #264375

Murry Grigsby 11/11/2003 11:50:46 AM

Thanks, Robert! #264394

Paula Showen 11/11/2003 4:21:50 PM

Murry...what a gorgeous image!!! The deeply saturated red with the brilliant yellows and greens....just beautiful! Perfect clarity! I love it! Nice work! #264591

Murry Grigsby 11/11/2003 4:28:01 PM

Thanks so much, Paula! #264602

Carol Brill 11/11/2003 5:43:24 PM

Popping fresh color and detail, Murry, you must have a wonderful garden! #264658

Shirley L. Carpenter 11/11/2003 6:40:16 PM

WOW Murry, excellent macro!!!!!!Very beautiful!!!! #264718

Stephen Zacker 11/11/2003 6:53:39 PM

Outstanding macro Murry! #264734

Murry Grigsby 11/11/2003 8:32:04 PM

Thanks, Carol, Shirley and Stephen! #264801

Evy Johansen 11/11/2003 9:06:17 PM

Very nice macro, Murry! #264838

Robert Moore 11/12/2003 4:20:31 AM

Love the placement Murry. This is a lovely shot. Color combo is nice. Keep em' coming!

Robert Moore #264991

Murry Grigsby 11/12/2003 5:43:07 AM

Thanks, Evy and Robert! #265060

Timothy L. Leggett 11/12/2003 11:50:52 AM

I agree the color combo is great here, very nice work, Murry.


Murry Grigsby 11/12/2003 12:05:48 PM

Thanks, Tim! #265482

Gabriela Cunha 11/16/2003 8:33:43 AM

well, Murry! you are a camaleon photographer... (is that how you say it?) now you're shooting macros of flowers, and beautiful ones, full of an intense emotion and quality! bravo, is the word for you!
by the way, have you ever put your photo at betterphoto?!?!? if not, why wouldn't you think about it? would love to see your face...
:) gy #269167

Murry Grigsby 11/16/2003 9:28:08 AM

Thanks, Gaby! I did have my picture in my bio at BP for a short time but I got so many requests from mothers to remove it -- It was scarinf all the kids :0) #269240

Warren Ishii 11/16/2003 1:21:26 PM

A superb macro with nicely composed depth....beautifully presented Murry! #269376

Murry Grigsby 11/16/2003 1:31:07 PM

Thank you, Warren! #269390

Karen A. Johnson 11/16/2003 8:02:27 PM

Murray this is gorgeous, the colours are wonderful as is the detail, lovely work :-) #269573

Murry Grigsby 11/16/2003 8:18:04 PM

Thanks, Karen! #269599

Louison Rousseau 11/24/2003 9:07:17 AM

Beautiful lighting! The flower seems to glow and radiate. Lovely rich colors and great composition. #279174

LJ Corliss 11/26/2003 3:33:15 AM

Beautiful macro...love the colors :) #280602

Murry Grigsby 11/26/2003 5:47:16 AM

Thank you, Louison and LJ. #280703

Rod D. Gray 12/5/2003 3:38:47 PM

I love this macro - Very strong colours and good composition. Well done. #289820

Murry Grigsby 12/5/2003 4:09:10 PM

Thank you, Rod. #289844

Jean-Francois Schmutz 12/14/2003 12:15:25 AM

A rose is a rose, but you make this one looks the most beautiful !

JF #294324

Murry Grigsby 12/14/2003 6:06:37 AM

Thank you, JF! #294468

Grayce Pedulla Dillon 12/14/2003 8:29:09 AM

Murry, Very beautiful and I love it.
:-) #294722

Murry Grigsby 12/14/2003 12:20:19 PM

Thanks, Grayce! #294889

Patricia A. Kuniega 12/19/2003 2:56:52 PM

Congrats on your splendid shot! Well deserved Murry! #299041

Susan T. Evans 12/19/2003 3:06:22 PM

Congrats, Murry, well deserved, just beautiful, must have missed this one! #299082

Leanne M.E. Boyd 12/19/2003 3:42:56 PM

Congrats Murry! #299244

Stephen Zacker 12/19/2003 3:56:22 PM

Truly Beautiful. Congrats Murry! #299316

William C. Raco 12/19/2003 4:02:10 PM

A rose is a rose, except when photographed by Murry.
It then becomes an award winner.
Congratulations, and best of luck Murry.

bill #299349

Gabriela Cunha 12/19/2003 4:18:06 PM

:) gy #299423

Kathleen Clemons 12/19/2003 4:40:16 PM

One of my favs, Murry. Congratulations to you! #299487

Paula Showen 12/19/2003 7:49:06 PM

Congratulations, Murry! Good luck with it! It's a great image! #299819

Claudia Kuhn 12/19/2003 9:09:47 PM

Lovely Murry! Congratulations and good luck! #299968

Carol Brill 12/19/2003 9:41:31 PM

Murry, congratulations a second time, loved taking a second look at this beautiful close-up. Best of luck! #300032

Ruth Denton 12/19/2003 10:10:49 PM

Murry, it just doesn't get any better than this. Congratulations!! #300125

Karen Engelbreth 12/19/2003 10:56:05 PM

Congratulations to you, Murry!

Evy Johansen 12/19/2003 11:00:19 PM

Many congratulations, Murry and the best of luck! #300251

Darren K. Fisher 12/20/2003 5:05:18 AM

Another congrats to you Murry. #300574

Colette M. Metcalf 12/20/2003 6:06:42 AM

Another BIG congrats to you, Murry!!! #300739

Sharon E. Lowe 12/20/2003 7:04:46 AM

Beautiful Murry - congrats! #300959

Jean Papo 12/20/2003 7:51:40 AM

What a beautiful shot, Murry! Congratulations!!! #301097

Bernard B. Travers 12/20/2003 9:31:39 AM

And a Murry by any other name is just as cool. Good job, good buddy. Good job. Congrats. #301403

Cathy Barrows 12/20/2003 9:54:56 AM

Congrats...great detail #301560

Patricia Marroquin 12/20/2003 1:25:49 PM

What a riot of color! Congratulations, Murry! :-) #301831

Barbara K. Breitsameter 12/20/2003 6:36:17 PM

So lovely! congrats #301987

Julie Turner 12/20/2003 7:17:57 PM

Beautiful shot Murry, congratulations! #302014

Patricia Marroquin 12/22/2003 12:08:13 AM

Congratulations on your second place win, Murry! #303382

Jean Papo 12/22/2003 1:38:50 AM

Congratulations, Murry! Great pic! Great skill! Very happy for you!!!!!!! #303431

Karen Engelbreth 12/22/2003 1:47:21 AM

Congratulations on your second place win, Murry! #303444

Kathleen Clemons 12/22/2003 2:28:37 AM

Big congrats to you, my friend!!!!!!!!! #303479

Colette M. Metcalf 12/22/2003 2:47:07 AM

A BIG CONGRATS to you, Murry!!!! #303501

Carolyn M. Fletcher 12/22/2003 3:05:02 AM

But Murry!! It's not BUZZED!! Congrats, anyway!!! Great shot!!!! #303529

Connie L. Carpenter 12/22/2003 3:58:56 AM

Congratulations, Murray! Wow...what beautiful color and clarity! #303583

Claudia Kuhn 12/22/2003 4:39:01 AM

Glad to see this one made it! Congratulations Murry! #303633

Stephen Zacker 12/22/2003 5:11:11 AM

Congratulations Murry #303684

Dottie Shepherd 12/22/2003 5:13:11 AM

Congratulations, Murry!!..Great Image!! #303688

Joy Brown 12/22/2003 5:17:38 AM

Congratulations, Murry - this is an awesome image and well deserved win! #303698

Judith G. Secco 12/22/2003 5:30:01 AM

SPECTACULAR!!!!! Congratulations, Murry! SO well deserved!
Judy #303727

Doug Benner 12/22/2003 6:40:38 AM

Great job, Murry!!! Congratulations. #303812

Darren K. Fisher 12/22/2003 6:41:03 AM

Congratulations Murry, on this excellent win. #303814

Charlene Bayerle 12/22/2003 7:03:35 AM

CONGRATULATIONS, Murry!!!! #303850

Dana D. Wiggins Thompson 12/22/2003 7:08:37 AM

Congratulations Murry!!!! Well deserved! #303859

Bernard B. Travers 12/22/2003 7:44:43 AM

Way-ta-go, Murry. Congratulations, buddy. You truly do deserve it. #303916

Susan T. Evans 12/22/2003 7:48:58 AM


Leanne M.E. Boyd 12/22/2003 9:01:16 AM

Congratulations Murry! Very pretty! #304037

Barbara Bergeron 12/22/2003 10:18:34 AM

Congrats Murry! I knew I would see this one in the winner's circle. Beautiful image and the colors are outstanding! #304171

mariette geest 12/22/2003 10:43:04 AM

congrats! lovely shot! #304204

Patricia A. Kuniega 12/22/2003 12:35:50 PM

Well Mr. Grigsby you have a nice surprise waiting for you when you arrive home! Congratulations on this red beauty! #304282

William C. Raco 12/22/2003 2:28:57 PM

Knew this one had the right stuff.
Cogratulations, Murry

bill #304374

Ellen Peach 12/22/2003 3:08:15 PM

Congrats, Murry *~*!!! #304455

Murry Grigsby 12/22/2003 3:17:35 PM

Wow, what a nice Christmas present :0) Thanks everyone for your comments. When we get home from Kansas City (Brrrrr) I'll catch up on the comments. Have a great Christmas!! #304475

Paula Showen 12/22/2003 4:14:31 PM

Congratulations, Murry! A well deserved award! Very beautiful image!!! Merry Christmas! #304536

Gene Spears 12/22/2003 7:19:56 PM

beautiful image Murry - congratulations!! #304666

Evy Johansen 12/22/2003 8:37:36 PM

Congrats on your very well derserved win, Murry! #304720

Jean-Francois Schmutz 12/23/2003 12:26:40 AM

Hello Murry !
Big Bravo on your win !!!

I wish you a " Joyeux NoŽl "

JF #304910

Gary O`Dell 12/23/2003 6:19:15 AM

Congratulations Murry ..will done..Gary O #305090

lyn winans 12/23/2003 9:57:22 AM

Congrats Murray, on this beautiful shot. Given the dreary, horrible weather today, I think I'll leave it on the screen to cheer things up !
lyn #305405

Lori Ditlefsen 12/23/2003 10:15:32 AM

I'm a little behind with the holiday rush but congrats on the win Murry. Nice details and color. #305475

Murry Grigsby 12/23/2003 10:48:01 AM

Thanks, everyone :0) #305533

Bob Cammarata 12/23/2003 10:53:32 AM

Well done, Murry!
Congrats on your win!! #305547

Lem Metro 12/23/2003 11:09:44 AM

A well deserved win, Murry. Wonderful image. Great vivid glowing color near the center adds a touch to this frame that separates it from so many similiar entries. Congratulations.
Lem #305566

Murry Grigsby 12/23/2003 1:55:41 PM

Thanks so much!! #305668

Murry Grigsby 12/23/2003 1:55:42 PM

Thanks so much!! #305669

Mary K. Robison 1/2/2004 12:50:54 AM

Wonderful, Murry ~ that center is hypnotizing, and the colors oh! so nice! Congratulations on your win! #314949

Murry Grigsby 1/2/2004 6:18:01 AM

Thank you Mary! #315220

Teresa Wilkinson 1/4/2004 5:52:36 AM

Congratulations Murry! I've never seen a better photo! Sorry I'm a little behind the times. It was worth waiting to see. Thank you, Teresa #317604

Murry Grigsby 1/4/2004 6:12:38 AM

Thank you so much Teresa! #317655

Sherri Conley 1/4/2004 2:05:47 PM

Ohhhh, this is absolutely breathtaking!
What a wonderful picture, Murry! #318381

Murry Grigsby 1/4/2004 2:15:57 PM

Thanks, Sherrie! The real beauty of the antique roses are that they pretty much take care of themselves :0) #318398

Mary-Ella Bowles 1/10/2004 5:54:09 PM

This shot displays so beautifully when it pops up on the new home page - it's a real eye catcher!

Macro rules! Keep up the good work, Murry - and a belated congratulations on your win with this. #326363

Murry Grigsby 1/10/2004 6:12:48 PM

Thanks Mary-Ella! #326384

Anette Linnea Rasmussen 1/28/2004 8:06:16 AM

I just looked through your pictures and this is just wonderful. Such intensive colors....


Anette Linnea #351515

Louison Rousseau 2/27/2004 9:05:05 AM

What a beauty! The delicate yellow seeds over this rich, majestic and powerful red and that light, all make for a real stunner! Congratulations on the well deserved win. #398973

Michael Brown 5/29/2004 7:43:39 PM

This has all of the "eye popping" appeal in it that you could possibly want!

Really like this one!!

Mike #566630

Murry Grigsby 5/29/2004 7:46:57 PM

Thanks so much for the nice comments!! #566636

Lisa J. Boulden 2/18/2008 7:15:56 PM

Spectacular and vibrant! #5513404

Murry Grigsby 2/19/2008 5:34:37 AM

Thanks Lisa! #5515204

Linda D. Lester 4/15/2008 11:47:49 AM

Your beautiful work goes way back! Love this!!!! I hope you had a wonderful birthday! #5792156

Murry Grigsby 4/15/2008 11:51:01 AM

Thanks Linda! Once you pass 70 any birthday is better than the alternative :0) #5792175

Sherri Conley 4/15/2008 12:33:11 PM

Wow, I can't believe this was posted in 2003! Happy Bday to you, Murry! #5792334

Murry Grigsby 4/15/2008 12:37:09 PM

Thanks Sherri! #5792344

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Shot in the front yard, 100mm macro, f/6.7 @ 1/125, 400 ISO, RAW, cloudy day.

Uploaded on 11/11/2003 4:35:23 AM

BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Staff Favorite
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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