Orchid Face

© Murry Grigsby

Orchid Face

Rick Riddle 12/27/2003 6:50:22 AM

Beautiful.Murry. #82713

Gary O`Dell 12/27/2003 7:13:54 AM

Great image Murry..great detail and a very pleaseing image to look at..I like it very much..will done...Gary O #308500

William C. Raco 12/27/2003 7:20:09 AM

Fantastic detail and composition.
Excellent placement of the face off center and natural framing of the white petals.
Very striking photo, Murry.

bill #308509

Colette M. Metcalf 12/27/2003 7:23:05 AM

Wow, Murry!! This sure is gorgoues!! #308511

Charlene Bayerle 12/27/2003 7:24:54 AM

Gorgeous Murry!!! #308516

Sharon D. Waters 12/27/2003 7:38:15 AM

So pretty!! #308542

Donna R. Moratelli 12/27/2003 7:46:18 AM

gREAT image Murry. Beautiful color,tones& composition. Donnarae #308567

joyce baldassarre 12/27/2003 8:04:07 AM

That shot is just gorgeous! #308610

Carolyn M. Fletcher 12/27/2003 8:05:28 AM

Beautiful shot, Murry!! #308614

Kasia Elser 12/27/2003 8:25:16 AM

Nice shot! #308653

Doug Benner 12/27/2003 8:31:07 AM

Wonderful composition, Murry. I love the crop. #308665

Murry Grigsby 12/27/2003 8:31:15 AM

Thanks Rick, Gary, Bill, Colette, Char, Sharon, Donna, Joyce, Carolyn and Kasia. I meant to add that the face was a bit dark and when I upgraded to Photoshop CS I used the new shadow/highlight feature to lighten just the face and it worked great. #308666

Murry Grigsby 12/27/2003 8:32:10 AM

Thanks, Doug!! #308669

Donna J. Taff 12/27/2003 8:35:28 AM

Wonderful! #308682

Joy Brown 12/27/2003 8:36:10 AM

Awesome image, Murry! Great job! #308684

Ellen Peach 12/27/2003 9:26:27 AM

Beautifully done, Murry! #308762

Murry Grigsby 12/27/2003 9:39:54 AM

Thanks, Donna, Joy and Ellen! #308773

Brinn MacDougall 12/27/2003 10:34:23 AM

I have to echo the above..beautiful botanical!! #308801

Stan J. Contrades 12/27/2003 10:52:21 AM

Absolutely gorgeous, Murry. Love these phaleonopsis as subjects no matter what colors they are. Very nice job! Keep them coming!
Aloha,
Stan #308810

Murry Grigsby 12/27/2003 10:54:47 AM

Thank you, Brinn and Stan!! #308812

Theresa McCloskey 12/27/2003 11:28:20 AM

wonderful macro :-) #308829

Kathleen Clemons 12/27/2003 11:33:45 AM

Another beauty, Murry. Don't you just love that shadow/highlight feature in CS? :) #308832

Murry Grigsby 12/27/2003 11:42:51 AM

Thanks, Theresa and Kath! Yes, the shadow/highlight feature in Photoshop CS is a great tool IMO! #308839

Brenda Sellers 12/27/2003 1:55:13 PM

Amazing detail. Very well done! #308924

Murry Grigsby 12/27/2003 1:56:58 PM

Thanks, Brenda! #308926

Susie Peek-Swint 12/27/2003 2:29:10 PM

Beautiful macro image Murry! #308938

Murry Grigsby 12/27/2003 3:07:56 PM

Thank you, Susan! #308979

Carol Brill 12/27/2003 5:04:04 PM

Wonderful creamy white tones in this image, Murry, along with the very sharp detail in the center, just lovely. #309047

Patricia A. Kuniega 12/27/2003 6:20:24 PM

Like a beautiful angel. Lovely detail and color. #309130

Darren K. Fisher 12/27/2003 6:22:05 PM

WOW Murry this is one stunning capture of this very beautiful flower. Excellent lighting and detail. #309136

Shirley L. Carpenter 12/27/2003 6:27:15 PM

Really a Beautiful image Murry!!!!Great detail!!! #309149

Murry Grigsby 12/27/2003 8:32:52 PM

Thanks, Carol, Pat, Darren and Shirley :0) #309257

Stephen Zacker 12/27/2003 9:43:51 PM

Great macro image Murry! #309288

Evy Johansen 12/27/2003 10:45:06 PM

What a beautiful image - and flower, Murry! #309335

Karen Engelbreth 12/28/2003 8:18:58 AM

Great macro shot, Murry! #309661

Murry Grigsby 12/28/2003 10:26:04 AM

Thanks, Stephen, Evy and Karen! #309853

Dominique Declerck 1/15/2004 1:50:02 AM

Congratulations, Murry!!!

salut de France!

Bonne Chance!!! #331600

Viveca Venegas 1/15/2004 3:49:38 AM

Felicitations Murry, this is a great & sharp Phalenopsis Heart. Viveca. #331711

Carolyn M. Fletcher 1/15/2004 4:27:47 AM

Congrats, Murry!!!!!! Again..... #331759

Heather L. Jacks 1/15/2004 4:28:37 AM

Really beautiful Murry! Congrats #331760

Karey Miller 1/15/2004 4:39:53 AM

Congratulations Murry! This is just sooo beautiful! #331783

Claudia Kuhn 1/15/2004 4:54:21 AM

Lovely Murry! Congratulations! #331824

Murry Grigsby 1/15/2004 5:54:22 AM

Thanks Dominique, Viveca, Carolyn, Heather, Karey and Claudia!! #332082

Donna R. Moratelli 1/15/2004 5:58:23 AM

Well,you did it again Murry!! Many congrats to you !! #332104

Dottie Shepherd 1/15/2004 6:00:33 AM

Congrats, Murry!! #332120

Sharon E. Lowe 1/15/2004 6:03:00 AM

Congrats again Murry! #332137

Karen Engelbreth 1/15/2004 6:04:20 AM

Congrats, Murry!!

#332143

Gary O`Dell 1/15/2004 6:23:38 AM

Congratulation Murry will deserved..Gary O #332267

Stephen Zacker 1/15/2004 6:29:23 AM

Congrats Murry! #332301

Gunther Allen 1/15/2004 7:22:49 AM

Congratulation to you Murry! Beautiful capture! -G #332483

Darren K. Fisher 1/15/2004 7:51:12 AM

Congrats again Murry. #332569

Kathleen Clemons 1/15/2004 8:12:39 AM

I love this one, Murry. Congrats to you! #332694

Carol Brill 1/15/2004 9:25:38 AM

Lovely to see this again, Murry, congratulations and good luck! #332990

Murry Grigsby 1/15/2004 9:57:09 AM

Thanks Donna, Dottie, Sharon, Karen, Gary, Stephen, Gunther, Darren, Kath and Carol! #333099

Brenda W. LaFleur 1/15/2004 10:27:11 AM

Much deserved, Murray. This one is a beauty. #333210

Jean Papo 1/15/2004 10:37:59 AM

Congratulations, again, Murry! Beautiful image!!!!! #333251

Iva Villi 1/15/2004 10:47:02 AM

Congratulations Murry! :o) #333284

Murry Grigsby 1/15/2004 11:18:17 AM

Thanks Jean and Iva! #333411

Evy Johansen 1/15/2004 11:23:31 AM

Many congratulations, Murry! #333434

Murry Grigsby 1/15/2004 12:28:27 PM

Thanks Evy!! #333668

Colette M. Metcalf 1/15/2004 3:50:02 PM

A BIG congrats to you on this gorgoues image, Murry!!! #333982

Ellen Peach 1/15/2004 4:02:03 PM

Congrats on this beauty, Murry...good luck! #334022

Jill Battaglia 1/15/2004 4:12:34 PM

Congrats Murry, this is wonderful! :-) #334060

Murry Grigsby 1/15/2004 4:31:47 PM

Thanks Colette, Ellen and Jill! #334108

Paula Showen 1/15/2004 5:52:12 PM

Beautiful, Murry!! Congratulations and good luck in the next round!!! #334273

Leanne M.E. Boyd 1/15/2004 6:32:19 PM

Absolutley gorgeous, Murry - Congratulations! #334380

Monika Sapek 1/15/2004 6:50:54 PM

Many congratulations on making the finals with this great macro, Murry, and good luck in the next round!
Monika
#334420

William C. Raco 1/15/2004 7:07:45 PM

Super job, Murry.
Congratulations,

bill #334442

Robert Mann 1/15/2004 7:44:06 PM

Superb, Murry! Fantastic macro and the white detail is grand....Congrats on your finalist selection and good luck! RoB #334477

Murry Grigsby 1/15/2004 8:36:08 PM

Thanks Paula, Leanne, Monika, Bill and Rob! #334520

Stan J. Contrades 1/15/2004 10:01:22 PM

Okay, Murry, now it feels like the lines in Disneyworld (LOL)!!! Second one and counting; many congratulations! and here's wishing you have a lot more keyboarding to do!!!!!
Aloha from Kaua'i,
Stan #334659

Robert Goodman 1/16/2004 2:23:33 AM

Congrats,Murry!! #334890

Mette Vendelboe Allison 1/16/2004 3:40:32 AM

Nice colour composition, great detail and exposure, Murry! Congrats! #334968

Susie Peek-Swint 1/16/2004 3:51:35 AM

Many congrats Murry on this excellent shot! #334984

Lee Teft 1/16/2004 4:14:05 AM

Wonderful shot Murry! Good luck!
Lee #335032

Murry Grigsby 1/16/2004 5:41:48 AM

Thanks Stan, Robert, Mette, Susan and Lee! #335188

Sharon E. Lowe 1/16/2004 10:48:20 AM

Congrats on 2nd place! #335762

Ellen Peach 1/16/2004 10:54:31 AM

A big CONGRATS to you, Murry!!! #335794

Murry Grigsby 1/16/2004 10:58:07 AM

Thanks Sharon and Ellen! I'm getting use to kissing my sister :0) #335811

Kathleen Clemons 1/16/2004 11:00:20 AM

Congrats to you, Murry! :) #335816

Murry Grigsby 1/16/2004 11:05:46 AM

Thanks Kath! #335833

Monika Sapek 1/16/2004 11:16:54 AM

Many congratulations on your Second Place Win, Murry!
Monika
#335866

Carolyn M. Fletcher 1/16/2004 11:19:49 AM

Congrats, Murry!! Well deserved! #335875

Viveca Venegas 1/16/2004 11:24:35 AM

Way to go!! Murry my friend. Felicitations to you and me and all of great photographers at Betterphoto. Viveca. #335889

Murry Grigsby 1/16/2004 11:28:16 AM

Thanks Monika, Carilyn and Viveca!! #335898

Cathy Shotz 1/16/2004 11:33:22 AM

Congratulations, Murry, on this beautiful image. Well deserved win! #335912

Murry Grigsby 1/16/2004 11:57:54 AM

Thanks Cathy for your nice words! #335969

Susan T. Evans 1/16/2004 12:13:50 PM

Congrats on your win, Murry!!!!! #335989

Murry Grigsby 1/16/2004 12:20:50 PM

Thanks Susan! #336006

Mette Vendelboe Allison 1/16/2004 12:31:57 PM

Congrats, Murry! #336030

Peggy Wolff 1/16/2004 12:38:54 PM

SIMPLY beautiful! I love the simple elegance to this shot. Congrats on your win! #336053

Murry Grigsby 1/16/2004 12:58:39 PM

Thanks Mette and Peggy!! #336093

William C. Raco 1/16/2004 1:19:43 PM

Beautiful photo.
Richly deserved, Murry
Congratulations,

bill #336154

Stan J. Contrades 1/16/2004 1:33:47 PM

Bravo, Murry!
Aloha from Kaua'i,
Stan #336193

Murry Grigsby 1/16/2004 1:39:23 PM

Thanks Bill and Stan! Pretty straight forward flower closeup but if you don't tell the judges neither will I :0) #336200

Jean Papo 1/16/2004 1:44:54 PM

Congratulations, Murry, on your WELL-DESERVED win! Very happy for you!!!! Very beautiful image! #336211

Claudia Kuhn 1/16/2004 1:54:07 PM

Congratulations on a well deserved win! This is a beautiful image!! #336225

Karen Engelbreth 1/16/2004 2:00:51 PM

Congrats on your win, Murry! #336239

Paul Conlan 1/16/2004 2:01:31 PM

Beautiful Murry! Congratulations on your well deserved win! #336241

Lee Teft 1/16/2004 2:12:31 PM

Way to go Murry!!!! Congratulations on a well-deserved win! Man do you have a lot of friends!

Lee #336261

Murry Grigsby 1/16/2004 3:07:32 PM

Thanks Jean, Claudia, Karen, Paul and Lee for your nice words! #336316

Joy Brown 1/16/2004 3:22:25 PM

Big Congrats Murry on this awesome second place winner!!! #336327

Heather K. McFarland 1/16/2004 3:48:45 PM

Beautiful image Murry! Congrats on your win! #336377

Gary L. Rohrbaugh 1/16/2004 3:55:52 PM

Congrats on this wonderful image! #336390

Theresa McCloskey 1/16/2004 4:15:28 PM

Congratulations Murray :-) #336420

Rick Riddle 1/16/2004 4:28:08 PM

Congratulations Murry. #336432

Murry Grigsby 1/16/2004 4:33:14 PM

Thanks Joy, Heather, Gary, Theresa and Rick!! #336438

Donna R. Moratelli 1/16/2004 4:35:57 PM

THIS IS A FANTASTIC FRAME!Congratulations, Murry!!!! #336445

Murry Grigsby 1/16/2004 4:36:54 PM

Thank you Donna!! #336447

Gary W. Lake 1/16/2004 6:12:07 PM

Congrats Murry - what detail! #336548

Murry Grigsby 1/16/2004 6:24:44 PM

Thanks Gary! #336563

Mary K. Robison 1/16/2004 8:22:11 PM

Congratulations on your win, Murry! #336651

Evy Johansen 1/16/2004 8:33:04 PM

Many Congrats on your Second Place win, Murry! #336682

Murry Grigsby 1/16/2004 8:37:43 PM

Thanks Mary and Evy! #336698

Robert Mann 1/16/2004 9:04:26 PM

WTG, Murry! Big congrats! Well deserved! RoB #336740

Charlene Bayerle 1/16/2004 10:15:03 PM

Well deserved Murry!!! Congratulations on your win!!!! #336788

Murry Grigsby 1/17/2004 3:58:25 AM

Thanks Rob and Char! #336890

Stephen Zacker 1/17/2004 6:05:49 AM

Congrats on a Beautiful image Murry! #336981

Thomas Ehlers 1/17/2004 6:11:45 AM

Congrats on a very beautiful Macro shot Murry. I want to try more macro shots once I run in to worthy flowers that jump out and say "shot me!" Great Shot! #336990

Murry Grigsby 1/17/2004 7:04:57 AM

Thanks Stephen and Thomas! Sometimes you find a surprise--I went to shoot poinsetteas and found this one :0) #337071

Colette M. Metcalf 1/17/2004 1:14:32 PM

A BIG CONGRATS to you Murry, on this GORGOUES image!!! #337523

Murry Grigsby 1/17/2004 3:01:25 PM

Thanks Colette! #337720

Warren Ishii 1/17/2004 3:41:00 PM

Superb image Murry... I love your work! #337760

Murry Grigsby 1/17/2004 8:38:01 PM

Thanks Warren! #337925

clifton Mair 1/18/2004 3:52:48 AM

Congrats Murray! That's a great shot of a difficult subject! #338158

Patricia A. Kuniega 1/18/2004 4:04:29 AM

Congrats on your win Murry! #338170

Murry Grigsby 1/18/2004 5:28:51 AM

Thanks Clif and Pat! #338240

Doug Benner 1/18/2004 6:27:45 AM

Congratulations, Murry. This is one of those rare photos that just grabs you. Just wonderful! #338338

Murry Grigsby 1/18/2004 6:53:29 AM

Thanks Doug and congrats on your big win again! #338418

Elizabeth A. Zibas 1/18/2004 4:51:29 PM

Congrats Murry. Wonderfully done. I like the crop on this one. Nicely executed and presented. #339216

Murry Grigsby 1/18/2004 4:55:53 PM

Thanks Betsy! #339220

Grayce Pedulla Dillon 1/19/2004 1:04:36 PM

Murry, Pristine and impeccable...oh...and very lovely! I admire your work!
:-) #340364

Murry Grigsby 1/19/2004 1:16:34 PM

Thank you Grayce! You are very kind. #340375

Barbara Bergeron 1/20/2004 7:29:52 AM

Congratulations Murry! Great image! #341132

Murry Grigsby 1/20/2004 8:47:43 AM

Thanks Barbara! #341277

Cathy Barrows 1/21/2004 6:27:34 AM

Congrats! beautiful #342159

Murry Grigsby 1/21/2004 2:23:11 PM

Thanks Cathy! #342768

Karen A. Johnson 1/21/2004 3:05:44 PM

A beautiful image Murray, wonderful light and detail and very well composed. #342834

Murry Grigsby 1/21/2004 3:54:05 PM

Thanks Karen! #342948

Conrad L. Conero 1/22/2004 7:25:11 AM

Old reliable. :) Nice. Kudos.
Conrad #343701

June Marie Sobrito 1/22/2004 5:54:57 PM

Classic! Congratulations! #344196

Murry Grigsby 1/22/2004 8:48:01 PM

Thanks Conrad and June! #344286

Gary Minish 1/24/2004 1:40:57 AM

An absolutely gorgeous orchid, a perfect exposure and I love your choice of cropping. Beautiful, Murry! Congratulations on your win :-) #345722

Murry Grigsby 1/24/2004 5:17:58 AM

Thanks Gary! #345792

Gordon J. Evans 1/24/2004 6:33:25 AM

Murry, this is an incredible shot, just gorgeous!!!!! A well deserved win to be sure!!! #346017

Murry Grigsby 1/24/2004 6:35:59 AM

Thanks Gordon! #346028

Susana Matos 2/1/2004 2:04:06 AM

you just do your macros perfectly!!! This is another great one, Murry, I really admire such close photos!
Congratulations,
Cheers from Portugal, Su #356393

Murry Grigsby 2/1/2004 5:39:46 AM

Thank you Su! #356550

Marja H. Konimäki 2/1/2004 7:12:13 AM

Wonderful colors , details and light!
Superb catch! #356796

Murry Grigsby 2/2/2004 7:48:49 PM

Thank you Marja! #359275

Kaj Nielsen 2/24/2004 1:49:26 AM

Great detail, excellent compoced, beautiful light and color in photo. #393470

Murry Grigsby 2/24/2004 5:22:05 AM

Thanks Kaj! #393740

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Shot at Ellisons in Brenham, Texas, 17-40mm @ 40mm, f/11 @ 1/125, ISO400, RAW, greenhouse light, cropped in PS7.

Uploaded on 12/27/2003 6:45:39 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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