Blue and Lavender

© Janine Russell

Blue and Lavender

Sergio La Spina 11/5/2006 1:55:44 PM

Fantastic colors and framing I like the lavander flower!! #551853

Sheila D. Bottoms 11/5/2006 1:56:41 PM

This is awesome Janine. I bet you have another winner here. #3549330

randy dannheim 11/5/2006 2:38:45 PM

Beautiful colour, I just love the background. #3549466

Ivan Chacon 11/5/2006 2:53:57 PM

So beautiful colors Janine! :) #3549508

Paul E. Earl 11/5/2006 3:19:04 PM

Very beautiful, Janine! Lovely colours! #3549569

Sherri Gorman 11/5/2006 3:39:48 PM

Beautiful!!!! Awesome colors!!!! #3549633

Linda Proctor 11/5/2006 5:32:36 PM

Wow Love the colors Janine!!! #3549902

Mary K. Robison 11/5/2006 5:44:02 PM

Janine, I have this color of salvia in my garden, but have never seen it with such a beautiful background... lovely capture! #3549928

Mary K. Robison 11/5/2006 6:02:16 PM

Beautiful colors, Janine. Salvia was one of my mom's favorite in her garden. #3549967

Richard D. Cox 11/5/2006 6:04:43 PM

Brillantly captured; artsy, attractive, and unique. #3549976

Claudia Kuhn 11/5/2006 6:07:50 PM

Beautiful tones Janine! #3549983

Evy Johansen 11/5/2006 6:14:47 PM

Lovely imabe, Janine! Beautiful color! #3550006

eileen bedford 11/5/2006 6:17:39 PM

Beautiful Salvia Janine, love the colors, tones and bg. #3550010

Shelly A. Van Camp 11/5/2006 7:11:18 PM

Beautiful flower, colors and BG!! #3550129

Pat Gamwell 11/5/2006 8:12:15 PM

Stunning choice of color tones, Janine! Absolutely beautiful! #3550250

Su Sana E. P 11/5/2006 10:30:41 PM

Janine, I do believe this is a Winner. Such an exquisite image!! You know I love this. #3550411

Janine Russell 11/5/2006 10:51:38 PM

Sergio, Sheila, Randy, Ivan, Paul E, Sherri, Linda, Mary, Joyce, Richard, Claudia, Evy, Eileen, Shelly, Pat and Susan, thanks very much for all of your kind words of encouragement.

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Renee Doyle 11/5/2006 11:07:24 PM

Such wonderful colour, detail, composition and dof Janine!!! #3550472

Theresa Marie Jones 11/6/2006 12:22:13 AM

WOW! GORGEOUS COLORS! #3550603

Jenny Bosmans 11/6/2006 3:32:59 AM

Wow from me too, Janine! Fantastic colors and detail! :) #3551253

Karen Slagle 11/6/2006 7:00:05 AM

Love this gorgeous capture, Janine. #3552225

Mário Ferreira 11/6/2006 7:42:39 AM

We love this lens, isn't that Janine? #3552425

Janine Russell 11/6/2006 8:56:53 AM

Renee, Theresa, Jenny, Karen and Mario (it's a great lens), thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments. #3552745

Larry Lawhead 11/6/2006 2:35:32 PM

very dramatic colors, Janine!

      LarryL 

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Cary Rogers 11/6/2006 2:53:34 PM

Gohr-juss, Janine! One of my favorite color combinations--in a beautiful flower image. I especially like the dreamy, purple BG! #3553795

Janine Russell 11/6/2006 5:07:33 PM

Larry and Cary, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement. #3554190

Denise M. Snyder 11/6/2006 6:56:30 PM

Wow Janine this is STUNNING!!! I hope to see this again! #3554511

Kevin Nugent 11/6/2006 7:19:34 PM

Outstanding capture and color!!! #3554580

Cheryl E. Molennor 11/6/2006 7:42:03 PM

Love the soft focus and beautiful colors Janine! #3554660

Karen Walzer 11/6/2006 8:04:00 PM

Beautiful! The colors and clarity are wonderful! K #3554737

Janine Russell 11/6/2006 8:11:13 PM

Denise, Kevin, Cheryl and Karen, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments. #3554772

Aimee S. McMaster 11/7/2006 5:40:01 AM

....simply beautiful Janine...Aimee #3556291

Anita Ott 11/7/2006 7:39:31 AM

Breathtaking!!!!! This is just stunning. GREAT job. #3556914

Datha Y. Thompson 11/7/2006 8:07:09 AM

Gorgeous colors!!! You are Amazing Janine!!! Outstanding shot :0) #3557000

Janine Russell 11/7/2006 9:30:54 AM

Aimee, Anita and Datha, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #3557250

Sherry S. Boles 11/7/2006 11:17:34 PM

Fantastic detail, Janine!
But, more than that, those colors just blow me away...Outstanding!! #3559418

Tarun Bose 11/8/2006 1:30:50 PM

Wow! Mind blowing colours. Excellent composition and details. Well done my dear Janine. #3562619

Janine Russell 11/8/2006 3:08:33 PM

Sherry and Tarun, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement. #3562945

Jill Odice 11/12/2006 5:28:22 PM

Beautiful cobination of colors! Nice detail too! #3578584

Janine Russell 11/12/2006 7:24:24 PM

Jill, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments. #3579107

Sharon Day 12/11/2006 8:03:33 PM

Gorgeous image, Janine!!! #3693018

Janine Russell 12/11/2006 8:40:26 PM

Sharon, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement. #3693095

Shawn Jennings 12/29/2006 9:27:57 AM

Congratulations on still another finalist, Janine! Great job! #3751467

Carla Metzler 12/29/2006 10:15:34 AM

Congratulations, Janine! #3752271

Laurence Saliba 12/29/2006 10:16:20 AM

Beautiful!! Congrats again!!! #3752287

Janine Russell 12/29/2006 10:57:00 AM

Shawn, Carla and Laurence, thanks very much for your encouraging comments and congratulations. #3752855

Denise M. Snyder 12/29/2006 11:43:18 AM

One of my favorites!!! So happy to see it again - such amazing color!!!! Congratulations! #3753237

Renee Doyle 12/29/2006 12:14:11 PM

Congratulations Janine!
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Melissa A. Mannon 12/29/2006 12:39:39 PM

love the purples! congratulations! #3753868

Sheryl A. Hudson 12/29/2006 1:01:04 PM

Congratulations Janie! Beautiful image! #3754089

Bill Wyatt 12/29/2006 2:14:49 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Janine! #3754594

Cheryl E. Molennor 12/29/2006 2:40:04 PM

Great colors Janine . Congrats #3754814

Colleen Farrell 12/29/2006 2:46:59 PM

Beautiful image, Janine! Congratulations on your finalist. #3754883

Amalia Elena Veralli 12/29/2006 2:48:27 PM

Great colors. Stunning image. Congrats! #3754900

Ray Thoms 12/29/2006 3:53:44 PM

A big congratulations Janine.... #3755338

Barbara Waldoch 12/29/2006 5:51:51 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Janine! #3755841

Su Sana E. P 12/29/2006 6:35:04 PM

Congratulations on your Finalist, Janine!! #3756129

Terry L. Ellis 12/29/2006 7:34:54 PM

A wonderful purple beauty, Janine! Congratulations, again, on your finalist win! #3756479

Kristi A. Howson 12/29/2006 8:52:43 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist and best of luck in the next round Janine. The perfect background compliment! #3757107

Lorraine A. Cook 12/29/2006 9:15:07 PM

Congratulations on this purple beauty, Janine!<:)) #3757278

Janine Russell 12/29/2006 10:06:40 PM

Denise, Renee, Melissa, Sheryl, Bill, Cheryl, Colleen, Amalia, Ray, Barbara, Susana, Terry, Kristi and Lorraine, thanks very much for your encouragement, congratulations and kind comments. #3757480

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 12/29/2006 10:07:24 PM

This grape kool-aid colored image works so well in it's use of palette #3757488

Janine Russell 12/29/2006 10:20:01 PM

Judges, thanks very much for your encouragement and great feedback. #3757541

Datha Y. Thompson 12/30/2006 1:13:30 AM

CONGRATULATIONS!!! :0) #3757944

RC Fritz 12/30/2006 5:28:55 AM

Congrats on your Finalist!! #3758593

Janine Russell 12/30/2006 8:28:58 AM

Datha and RC, thanks very much for your encouragement and congratulations. #3759507

Tonya R. Boles 12/30/2006 11:41:01 AM

Wow..
i love this shot. Congrats. #3760313

Jenny Bosmans 12/30/2006 3:40:49 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic Winner, Janine! :) #3761143

Janet McNeil 12/30/2006 3:41:47 PM

Congratulations, Janine - well deserved!! #3761150

Denise M. Snyder 12/30/2006 3:53:55 PM

I'm so happy to see this here Janine!!! Congratulations!!! #3761210

Christopher J. Budny 12/30/2006 3:58:24 PM

Congratulations on your win, Janine! #3761231

Megan p 12/30/2006 3:58:27 PM

Oh Janine!!! I have not seen this, CONGRATULATIONS on this stunning image!!! #3761232

Sylvia Rossler 12/30/2006 4:01:31 PM

Big congrats on your win Janine :O) #3761247

RC Fritz 12/30/2006 4:04:39 PM

Congratulations on your WIN, Janine. Beautiful image! #3761260

Patricia Ronan 12/30/2006 4:08:09 PM

Congratulations on your win Janine :) #3761268

Cheryl E. Molennor 12/30/2006 4:11:01 PM

A gorgeous win Janine. Congratulations #3761282

Mary K. Robison 12/30/2006 4:16:17 PM

BEAUTIFUL, Janine ~
CONGRATULATIONS on your win! #3761304

Paul E. Earl 12/30/2006 4:35:14 PM

A big CONGRATULATIONS, Janine! #3761376

Susan Fox 12/30/2006 4:40:23 PM

Beautiful simplicity! Congrats on your win! #3761395

Jill Flynn 12/30/2006 4:54:51 PM

Love the dark, rich colors Janine. This is fantastic! Congratulations on your WIN! #3761446

Ken Jarvis 12/30/2006 4:56:47 PM

Congratulations on your win, Janine! #3761450

Shawn Jennings 12/30/2006 5:05:08 PM

Congratulations on you win Janine! #3761474

Ken Smith 12/30/2006 5:37:21 PM

Janine, congratulations!!!! #3761667

Darryl Wilkinson 12/30/2006 5:39:00 PM

Gorgeous color and composition, Janine. Congratulations!! #3761679

Kay E. Mahoney 12/30/2006 5:41:32 PM

Congratulations on your second place winner. #3761705

Tom Andersen 12/30/2006 5:53:55 PM

Outstanding color, Janine! Congratulations on your win! #3761791

Evy Johansen 12/30/2006 6:21:33 PM

Big congratulations on your beautiful win, Janine! #3761860

Holly Shao 12/30/2006 6:38:35 PM

Congratulations, Janine, on this WONDERFUL win!!

Happy New Year!

Holly #3761913

Kevin Nugent 12/30/2006 6:41:50 PM

A big congrats to you Janine!!! #3761923

Terry L. Ellis 12/30/2006 7:55:31 PM

Janine, congratulations on your gorgeous Second Place win! #3762145

Laurence Saliba 12/30/2006 8:03:24 PM

CONGRATULATIONS Janine!!! #3762176

Cesar J. La Rosa 12/30/2006 8:43:21 PM

Beautiful photograph, Janine!!!
Congratulations!!! #3762259

Cyn D Valentine 12/30/2006 8:43:59 PM

Beautiful Janine..congratulations! #3762260

Cora Miller 12/30/2006 9:10:06 PM

The fuzzy texture of the deep blue flower is stunning against that purple background. Congratulations on your win, Janine. #3762292

Janine Russell 12/30/2006 9:20:21 PM

Tonya, Jenny, Janet, Denise, Chris, Megan, Sylvia, RC, Patricia, Cheryl, Mary, Paul, Susan, Jill, Ken J, Shawn, Ken S, Darryl, Kay, Tom, Evy, Holly, Kevin, Terry, Laurence, Cesar, Cyn and Cora, thanks very much for all of your congratulations and encouraging comments.

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Bill Wyatt 12/30/2006 10:19:24 PM

Congratulations on your winner, Janine! #3762352

Les Rhoades 12/30/2006 11:33:29 PM

Super purple winner! Congratulations! #3762417

Graeme Chow 12/31/2006 12:35:42 AM

Congratulation on your second place win , Janine! #3762500

Nadya Johnson 12/31/2006 12:36:54 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful winner, Janine! #3762503

Su Sana E. P 12/31/2006 12:40:13 AM

Janine, Congratulations on your Win!! #3762510

Ray & Audrey Clarke 12/31/2006 1:59:30 AM

Congratulations Janine, well deserved (ac) #3762569

Lynne Morris 12/31/2006 2:10:07 AM

Many congratulations on this beautiful win Janine, so well deserved! #3762588

Aimee S. McMaster 12/31/2006 2:24:26 AM

....congratulations on this beautiful winner Janine...Aimee #3762596

Paula Dwyer 12/31/2006 2:42:19 AM

Congratulations Janine!! :) #3762606

Laura Clay-Ballard 12/31/2006 3:14:48 AM

way to go! congrats! #3762640

Anita Hogue 12/31/2006 3:53:48 AM

Lovely shades of purple, Janine! Fantastic image, Congratulations! #3762662

Laurie Daily 12/31/2006 4:19:48 AM

Just beautiful, Janine! Congrats to you! #3762696

Christine Czernin 12/31/2006 5:03:44 AM

What a way to end the year. Janine.
Stunning colour. A true winner.
Happy New Year. #3762782

Murry Grigsby 12/31/2006 6:01:23 AM

Congrats on your beautiful image and win Janine!! #3762933

Lavone Vannoy 12/31/2006 6:39:18 AM

WINNER WINNER WINNER!!!!!

Janine!!!!! BIG CONGRATULATIONS my friend! I am SO HAPPY for you! What an awesome image! This is an awesome way to start the New Year! :)

CONGRATULATIONS AGAIN!!!!! :) #3763014

Colette M. Metcalf 12/31/2006 6:58:46 AM

Congratulations, Janine!! #3763061

Marianne Fortin 12/31/2006 7:21:41 AM

Congrats Janine! #3763121

Amalia Elena Veralli 12/31/2006 7:37:54 AM

A beautiful image! Congratulations on your second place win. #3763161

Janine Russell 12/31/2006 7:58:54 AM

Bill, Les, Graeme, Nadya, Susana, Audrey, Lynne, Aimee, Paula, Laura, Anita, Laurie, Christine, Murry, Lavone, Colette, Marianne and Amalia, thanks very much for your encouragement and congratulations.
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Tarun Bose 12/31/2006 9:33:21 AM

Big congrats my dear Janine on your excellent winner. #3763340

HSIHAO LUNG 12/31/2006 10:08:42 AM

Janine, congratulations on your beautiful second place win.
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Penny l. Haviland 12/31/2006 10:11:26 AM

Congratulations Janine! Beautiful! #3763404

Esther Smith 12/31/2006 10:14:24 AM

Congrats Janine!! Beautiful winner!! #3763409

Diana L. Ralph 12/31/2006 11:15:49 AM

Excellent, as usual, Janine! Beautiful image... you're GOOD! ;-) #3763470

JOHN V. ROSCICH 12/31/2006 11:31:55 AM

CONGRATS JANINE
BEAUTIFUL WINNER
JOHN #3763501

Stephen Zacker 12/31/2006 12:02:21 PM

Congratulations! #3763600

Wally Orlowsky 12/31/2006 1:37:46 PM

Congratulations on this dreamy winner, Janine! #3763851

Monika Sapek 12/31/2006 2:02:33 PM

Lovely, Janine! Congratulations on your Winner and Happy New Year!
Monika
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Janine Russell 12/31/2006 2:14:29 PM

Tarun, HSIHAO, Penny, Esther, Diana, JOHN, Stephen, Wally and Monika, thanks very much for your encouraging comments.

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Emile Abbott 12/31/2006 2:32:34 PM

Congratulation on a beautiful second place win, Jannine. #3763995

Datha Y. Thompson 12/31/2006 4:55:25 PM

CONGRATULATIONS!!! Awesome Winner!!! #3764611

Ronald Balthazor 12/31/2006 5:32:56 PM

Congratulations, Janine. Very striking image. #3764726

randy dannheim 12/31/2006 7:05:06 PM

Congratulations, on your many finalist. #3764993

Debbie Hartley 12/31/2006 9:06:35 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful winner Janine! #3765238

Janine Russell 12/31/2006 9:06:46 PM

Emile, Datha, Ronald and Randy, thanks very much for your encouragement and congratulations. #3765239

Janine Russell 12/31/2006 9:14:51 PM

Debbie, we must have crossed in cyberspace; thanks very much for your congratulations and encouraging comments. #3765267

William88 12/31/2006 9:29:19 PM

Janine, big congratulations on your win. Happy new year! #3765305

Janine Russell 12/31/2006 9:40:56 PM

William, thanks very much for your encouragement and congratulations. #3765345

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 12/31/2006 10:34:37 PM

Awesome colors and depth Janine!!! Congratulations on your win, beautiful work! #3765470

Stan J. Contrades 1/1/2007 12:46:34 AM

CONGRATULATIONS, Janine on your win. Happy New Year!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #3765617

Janine Russell 1/1/2007 12:47:39 AM

Donna and Stan, thanks very much for your encouraging comments and congratulations; Happy New Year. #3765621

Tamara Sovilj 1/1/2007 1:06:00 AM

Beautiful win! Congrads & happy New Year:o) #3765658

Anne D. Eigen 1/1/2007 7:11:46 AM

Congratulations on this well-deserved win, Janine!!! #3766591

Marijana Fajgl 1/1/2007 7:35:17 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful win, Janine!
Happy New Year! #3766695

Janine Russell 1/1/2007 8:27:30 AM

Tamara, Anne and Marijana, thanks very much for your congratulations and encouragement. #3766920

Julie Monacella 1/1/2007 10:02:41 AM

So beautiful! Congratulations on your win!!! #3767489

Janine Russell 1/1/2007 10:22:42 AM

Julie, thanks very much for your kind comments and congratulations. #3767565

Vicki Hunt 1/1/2007 1:49:55 PM

Congratulations! This is beautiful! #3768223

Janine Russell 1/1/2007 2:27:03 PM

Vicki, thanks very much for your encouraging comments and congratulations. #3768341

Nancy L. Green 1/1/2007 4:24:36 PM

HUGE congratulations Janine!! Well done!! <>< #3768791

Janine Russell 1/1/2007 5:21:54 PM

Nancy, thanks very much for your encouragement and congratulations. #3769066

Jim Kinnunen 1/1/2007 8:30:41 PM

Splendid image, gorgeous colors, DOF and BG, Janine!:) Congratulations!!!:) #3769552

Susana Heide 1/1/2007 9:17:45 PM

*GASP* This is sooooo beautiful!!!!! Congrats Janine!!! #3769644

Janine Russell 1/1/2007 9:40:49 PM

Jim and Susana, thanks very much for your congratulations and encouragement. #3769677

Kristi A. Howson 1/1/2007 10:39:38 PM

Congratulations Janine on this fantastic Winner. Very beautiful! #3769769

Janine Russell 1/1/2007 11:09:32 PM

Kristi, thanks very much for your encouragement and congratulations. #3769801

Susan J. Allen 1/2/2007 11:00:03 AM

Beautiful! Why am I not surprised? Congrats! #3772293

Janine Russell 1/2/2007 11:16:49 AM

Susan, thanks very much for your encouragement and congratulations. #3772373

Stephanie Thibaudeau 1/2/2007 5:23:50 PM

Congrats Janine on a beautiful win!! #3773561

Sharon Day 1/2/2007 6:38:58 PM

Such a beautiful image, Janine!!! Big congratulations! #3773905

Janine Russell 1/2/2007 6:39:58 PM

From Amalia Arriaga de Garcia 1/2/2007 5:04 PM

BIG CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR WIN JANINE!,
Amalia

Amalia, thanks very much for your encouragement and congratulations.
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Janine Russell 1/2/2007 6:42:56 PM

Stephanie and Sharon, thanks very much for your kind comments, encouragement and congratulations. #3773931

Ross Throndson 1/3/2007 7:32:49 AM

Congratulations, Janine...A Lovely Winner it is!! #3775995

Janine Russell 1/3/2007 9:06:22 AM

Ross, thanks very much for your congratulations and encouragement. #3776332

Marilyn K. Lincecum 1/4/2007 12:08:56 AM

Fantastic perspective and DOF..gorgeous colors !!! Congratulations on your second place win !!! #3778422

Janine Russell 1/4/2007 12:27:05 AM

Marilyn, thanks very much for your encouragement and congratulations. #3778446

Judyann Plante 1/4/2007 4:17:48 AM

Congratulations on this gorgeous winner, Janine!

Judyann ><> #3779089

Donna W. Neal 1/4/2007 5:17:37 AM

Congratulations on this well deservered Winner Janine #3779376

Janine Russell 1/4/2007 9:08:46 AM

Judyann and Donna, thanks very much for your encouraging comments and congratulations. #3780406

Sherry S. Boles 1/5/2007 10:51:18 PM

Congrats on your win, Janine! #3786559

Janine Russell 1/6/2007 9:54:13 AM

Sherry, thanks very much for your congratulations. #3788274

Vladan D. Djordjevic 1/18/2007 1:29:09 PM

Congratulations, Janine!!

Beautiful color, composition, tones, details! #3835584

Janine Russell 1/18/2007 2:38:31 PM

Vladan, thanks very much for your congratulations and encouragement. #3835744

SaMi Martin 1/25/2007 2:13:50 PM

Big Congratulations Janine on your win! #3870432

Janine Russell 1/25/2007 2:55:45 PM

SaMi, thanks very much for your congratulations. #3870766

Stanley C. Sims 1/25/2007 3:33:25 PM

My computer is down. I'm using a loner.
This is really beautiful Janine. Big congrats on your win. Love the colors. #3871103

Janine Russell 1/25/2007 5:32:29 PM

Stanley, sorry to hear about your computer problems; hope your computer is fixed soon; thanks very much for your encouragement and congratulations. #3871631

Patrick R. McMullen 7/3/2007 4:53:55 PM

Congratulations Janine. It's a great shot! Love the simple background on it.
Pat #4470772

Janine Russell 7/3/2007 7:27:31 PM

Pat, thanks very much for your encouraging comments. #4471007

Susan M. Campbell 9/27/2007 6:25:37 PM

Wow...your work is so nice!!! #4855133

Janine Russell 9/27/2007 6:56:13 PM

Susan, thanks so much for your encouragement. #4855225

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Description

Photo was taken of a Salvia blossom on July 8, 2006 at 4:21pm in Edmonds, Washington
Canon 100mm F/2.8 macro lens @ F/2.8, 1/200 second, ISO 100
POTD at PhotoShowdown.com on January 17, 2007
Firs Place at PhotoShowdown.com for January 2007

Uploaded on 11/5/2006 1:49:49 PM


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