Plumeria

Barbara Waldoch level-classic 12/6/2006 12:13:57 AM

Beautiful detail and vibrant colours, Janine! #567905

Janine Russell level-classic 12/6/2006 12:18:17 AM

From Susana E. Pindiyath 12/6/2006 12:13:41 AM

Janine, fantastic colors and superb clarity in this. I love it. #3671720

Graeme Chow level-classic 12/6/2006 12:23:05 AM

Stunning image, after so many effort in PS really the final image is so beautiful, Janine. #3671729

Raymond Pauly level-classic 12/6/2006 12:36:48 AM

Beautiful clarity and detail, Janine! Great colors and saturation effect! #3671743

Husain Akhtar level-classic 12/6/2006 1:01:32 AM

Great work and presentation, Janine! Very fruitful indeed! #3671764

Susie Peek-Swint level-classic 12/6/2006 1:14:25 AM

Beautiful flowers ~ lovely colour and detail Janine #3671771

Tamara Sovilj level-classic 12/6/2006 1:16:00 AM

wow, very nice photo! Really like it! #3671774

Carolyn J. Connolly level-classic 12/6/2006 1:22:02 AM

Awww, Janine - this is absolutely G-O-R-G-E-O-U-S!! I just LOVE frangipani/plumeria blooms - AND their perfume - and this is SUCH a *wonderful* capture!! FABULOUS colours, lighting, details, black background, AND composition!! VERY nicely seen, taken, AND edited!! :o) #3671782

Lynne Morris level-classic 12/6/2006 1:22:21 AM

What a fantastic floral image Janine, love the colours and details! #3671783

Paul Michko 12/6/2006 2:08:11 AM

So rich and beautiful, Janine. #3671804

Carol Sawyer 12/6/2006 2:19:36 AM

Gorgeous image, colors and details are great, Janine!! #3671826

Colette M. Metcalf level-classic 12/6/2006 2:27:37 AM

Gorgeous image and detail, Janine!! #3671846

Donna Roberts 12/6/2006 2:30:18 AM

Janine - this is really gorgeous.......it reminds me so much of Stan Contrades blooms.
Fantastic work!
:-) ddu
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Manuel Barrera 12/6/2006 2:52:41 AM

Very beautiful, Janine #3671924

Donald K. Cherry 12/6/2006 2:55:01 AM

Beautiful macro, Janine! Wonderful comp, colors and bg! #3671938

Paul E. Earl level-classic 12/6/2006 3:06:06 AM

Beautiful, Janine!! #3672018

Alan L. Borror level-classic 12/6/2006 3:12:33 AM

WOW! Splendid macro, Janine! #3672059

Joy Rector level-classic 12/6/2006 3:21:48 AM

gorgeous #3672110

Tressie Davis level-classic 12/6/2006 3:40:31 AM

Love the black BG here, your subject really pops!! #3672205

Richard D. Cox 12/6/2006 3:56:46 AM

Cool design and nice hues. Well done. #3672277

Sherri Gorman 12/6/2006 4:00:31 AM

Wow, this is stunning!!! Beautiful!!! #3672295

Gene Spears 12/6/2006 4:16:16 AM

gorgeous shot, Janine - excellent color, sharpness and composition! #3672379

sharon K. King level-classic 12/6/2006 4:55:17 AM

Love the contrast against the black background, very dramatic! #3672548

Candice C. Calhoun level-classic 12/6/2006 5:19:54 AM

Exquitise plumeria! Excellent composition and presentation!

ccc #3672682

Mary N C. Taitt level-classic 12/6/2006 5:25:16 AM

OOoohm pretty! Exquiste is a perfect word! Great clarity and contrasts. Mary :-D #3672709

Tarun Bose level-classic 12/6/2006 5:37:20 AM

Mind blowing capture of these beautiful flowers. Excellent colours and details. Looks a winner to me. Great shot my dear friend Janine. #3672787

Darren K. Fisher level-classic 12/6/2006 5:37:37 AM

I love those wonderful colors on the dark BG. Super job Janine. #3672792

Bill Wyatt 12/6/2006 5:53:44 AM

Gorgeous colors and lighting, I love the presentation too, Janine!! #3672878

Nadya Johnson 12/6/2006 6:58:56 AM

Exquisitely captured, Janine! #3673244

Carla Metzler 12/6/2006 7:03:00 AM

Beautiful, Janine!! #3673264

Evy Johansen level-classic 12/6/2006 7:21:39 AM

Wow... this is so beautiful, Janine!! #3673354

Deborah Sandidge level-classic 12/6/2006 7:56:49 AM

Very dramatic and beautiful, Janine! #3673528

Tamara K. Walker level-classic 12/6/2006 8:31:49 AM

Outstanding color and clarity. #3673654

Janine Russell level-classic 12/6/2006 10:27:00 AM

Barbara, Susana, Graeme, Raymond, MH, Susie, Tamara, Carolyn, Lynne, Paul M, Carol, Colette, Donna (what a wonderful complement; Stan's work is awesome), Manuel, Donald, Paul E, Alan, Joy, Tressie, Richard, Sherri, Gene, Sharon, Candice, Mary, Tarun, Darren, Bill, Nadya, Carla, Evy, Deb and Tamara, I'm humbled by all of your wonderful comments; thanks very much for your encouragement.

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Rakesh Syal level-classic 12/6/2006 11:53:20 AM

Teriffic clarity and detail, Janine! #3674321

Bambi L. Dingman level-classic 12/6/2006 1:08:09 PM

Janine, all of your recent entries have been so superbly beautiful! I just love the colors when I open your gallery! #3674487

Patricia Ronan level-classic 12/6/2006 1:49:34 PM

Janine,beautiful flower picture as is your gallery,your flower and nature photography is fabulous #3674580

Emile Abbott level-classic 12/6/2006 3:16:01 PM

Love what you have done with this in PS,just beautiful, Janine #3674934

Susan T. Parady level-classic 12/6/2006 5:27:29 PM

Lovely. #3675228

Chastity Abbott 12/6/2006 5:44:55 PM

Absolutely beautiful!!!!! You do such an amazing work with the camera! :o) #3675259

Anne D. Eigen 12/6/2006 6:58:41 PM

Outstanding in every way, Janine! And and beautiful image!!! #3675392

Arnie Horwitz level-classic 12/6/2006 7:20:12 PM

Great composition with beautiful colors, Janine! #3675452

Janine Russell level-classic 12/6/2006 7:31:38 PM

Rakesh, Bambi, Patricia, Emile, Susan, Chastity, Anne and Arnie, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement.

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Cheryl E. Molennor level-classic 12/6/2006 8:07:57 PM

Beautiful colors and detail as well as the lighting Janine #3675572

Nancy L. Green level-classic 12/6/2006 8:38:42 PM

Awesome colors and detail Janine!! Love your new icon!! <>< #3675649

Sherry K. Adkins level-classic 12/6/2006 9:03:34 PM

Beautiful image, Janine. #3675732

Janine Russell level-classic 12/7/2006 12:01:28 AM

Cheryl, Nancy and Sherry, thanks very much for your encouraging comments. #3675980

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 12/7/2006 1:04:13 AM

These are gorgeous flowers, very well done Janine! #3676058

Bill Houghton level-classic 12/7/2006 4:08:11 AM

WOW!! Janine, this is beautiful. Great work. Bill #3676701

Janine Russell level-classic 12/7/2006 10:33:52 AM

Donna and Bill, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #3677984

Jessica Jenney level-classic 12/7/2006 4:36:06 PM

Absolutely stunning Plumeria, Janine! Such gorgeous color against a black background! #3679096

Janine Russell level-classic 12/7/2006 6:07:11 PM

Jessica, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments. #3679171

Datha Y. Thompson level-classic 12/8/2006 11:59:53 AM

WOW!! Gorgeous!!.. Love the colors and details.. Outstanding!! :0) #3681594

Janine Russell level-classic 12/8/2006 2:34:57 PM

Datha, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #3682062

Sharon Day level-classic 12/8/2006 7:12:23 PM

Awesome image, Janine!!! #3682771

Cathy M. Gromball level-classic 12/9/2006 9:56:53 AM

Gorgeous photo, Janine! Wonderful composition, lighting, detail and colors!

Cathy :) #3684429

Janine Russell level-classic 12/9/2006 11:46:09 AM

Sharon and Cathy, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement. #3684692

Steve M. Harrington level-classic 12/9/2006 6:51:11 PM

Simply wonderful, Janine. You continue to surprise me with your ability to reduce an image to its essence.

BTW, it was an earlier work of yours that inspired my picture Baby Jay.

Steve #3685607

Janine Russell level-classic 12/9/2006 9:54:18 PM

Steve, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #3685961

Cathy Stancil 12/9/2006 10:15:06 PM

This is just gorgeous !! Well done, Janine ! #3685992

Janine Russell level-classic 12/9/2006 10:24:04 PM

Cathy, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement. #3686002

William88 level-classic 12/10/2006 5:30:34 PM

I like this picture very much. Beautiful color and lighting; Excellent post processing makes it perfect. #3688725

Darryl Wilkinson 12/10/2006 6:05:48 PM

Janine,
This image really stands out. I love the sharp details and beautiful colors against that dark background. Excellent work done here! #3688828

Janine Russell level-classic 12/10/2006 8:07:02 PM

William and Darryl, I really appreciate your kind and encouraging comments; thanks so much. #3689049

Betsy Labuschagne level-classic 12/12/2006 9:41:18 AM

Awesome capture Janine. Love the vibrant color and composition, absolutely outstanding!! #3695201

Janine Russell level-classic 12/12/2006 2:35:10 PM

Betsy, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #3695974

Stan J. Contrades level-classic 12/13/2006 9:40:56 PM

Gorgeous pair of Intense Rainbow plumeria, Janine!! Beautiful capture and presentation!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #3700270

Janine Russell level-classic 12/13/2006 10:04:34 PM

Stan, thanks very much for your encouragement and kind comments. #3700318

Larissa M. level-classic 12/16/2006 4:12:09 PM

GORGEOUS rainbow colors, Janine!!!
Awesome job!!

:)
~Lue... #3709457

Janine Russell level-classic 12/16/2006 4:22:29 PM

Lue, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement. #3709479

Sheila D. Bottoms 12/19/2006 5:50:00 AM

Looks like a winner to me! Great job. You have such great talent! Sheila #3717484

Janine Russell level-classic 12/19/2006 9:23:19 AM

Sheila, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #3718267

Michelle L. Frick level-classic 12/19/2006 9:19:09 PM

This is such a beautiful image Janine. Your work always inspires me! Thanks you for sharing your talent. Regards, Michelle #3720024

Janine Russell level-classic 12/19/2006 11:12:42 PM

Michelle, thanks very much for your encouragement and kind comments. #3720072

Aimee S. McMaster level-classic 1/24/2007 2:17:55 PM

....congratulations on your beautiful finalist Janine....Aimee #3860456

Ken Jarvis 1/24/2007 2:41:39 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist Janine! #3860812

Bill Wyatt 1/24/2007 3:22:19 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful Finalist! #3861384

Paul E. Earl level-classic 1/24/2007 3:31:07 PM

A big CONGRATULATIONS on this superb finalist! Good luck in the next round! #3861491

Patricia Ronan 1/24/2007 3:37:36 PM

Congrats Janine :) #3861607

Raymond Pauly level-classic 1/24/2007 3:52:40 PM

Beautiful finalist! Big congrats, Janine! #3861805

Emile Abbott level-classic 1/24/2007 4:01:53 PM

Wow, Janine another category and another fantastic finalist. Huge congratulations. #3861933

Sherry K. Adkins level-classic 1/24/2007 4:52:04 PM

Congrats, Janine, on this finalist. It's beautiful! #3862643

Datha Y. Thompson level-classic 1/24/2007 4:57:08 PM

CONGRATULATIONS Janine!!! #3862717

Janine Russell level-classic 1/24/2007 5:01:27 PM

Aimee, Ken, Bill, Paul, Patricia, Raymond, Emile, Sherry and Datha, thanks very much for all of your kind comments and congratulations. #3862770

Anne D. Eigen level-classic 1/24/2007 5:16:45 PM

Congratulations again on a fabulous finalist, Janine!!! #3862914

Barbara Waldoch level-classic 1/24/2007 5:22:35 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Janine! #3862958

Laurie Daily level-classic 1/24/2007 5:36:56 PM

So very beautiful, Janine! Congratulations to you! #3863097

Holly Shao level-classic 1/24/2007 6:03:43 PM

Congratulations, Janine, on this exquisite finalist!!

Holly #3863396

Su Sana E. P level-classic 1/24/2007 6:17:30 PM

Congratulations, Janine!! #3863565

Sam Britt level-classic 1/24/2007 6:45:31 PM

Another congratulations, Janine! This is beautiful. #3863924

Cheryl E. Molennor level-classic 1/24/2007 6:48:12 PM

Great color detail and lighting. Congratulations #3863953

Sherri Gorman level-classic 1/24/2007 7:07:32 PM

Congratulations on your AWESOME finalist!!! #3864138

Colleen Farrell level-classic 1/24/2007 7:25:17 PM

Janine, I loved this beauty when you first posted it--truly superb. Congratulations on your finalist! #3864255

Randy K. Baldwin level-classic 1/24/2007 7:53:26 PM

Very nice Janine, congrats, good luck in the next round. #3864480

Pat Gamwell 1/24/2007 9:18:24 PM

Stunning shot, Janine! BIG CONGRATS! #3864874

Janine Russell level-classic 1/24/2007 9:39:29 PM

Anne, Barbara, Laurie, Holly, Susana, Sam, Cheryl, Sherri, Colleen, Randy and Pat, thanks very much for your congratulations and encouragement. #3864986

Betsy Labuschagne level-classic 1/24/2007 9:54:22 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist Janine!! #3865077

Janine Russell level-classic 1/24/2007 11:11:48 PM

Betsy, thanks very much for your congratulations. #3865293

Christine Czernin level-classic 1/24/2007 11:57:41 PM

Fabulous, Janine. Big congrats, but no surprise. It IS a beautiful picture. #3865386

Les Rhoades level-classic 1/25/2007 12:01:49 AM

Well presented. Iím sure someone like Boyd Coddington could take your design idea and make some expensive 5-point custom hot rod wheels.


Congratulations on your FINALIST

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Carol Teal 1/25/2007 12:31:50 AM

Wow Janine! What beautiful lighting and colors! Congrats! #3865472

Paula Dwyer 1/25/2007 6:28:24 AM

Congratulations!!! :) #3867097

eileen bedford 1/25/2007 6:39:40 AM

Congratulations on this BEAUTIFUL finalist Janine.... #3867209

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 1/25/2007 6:57:49 AM

Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3867405

Susan Fox 1/25/2007 6:59:57 AM

Congratulations on your finalist Janine! #3867427

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 1/25/2007 7:55:25 AM

Congratulation again Janine!!!! Beautiful image!!!! Good luck in the next round!!!!! :-) ^.^ Kitty #3867931

HSIHAO LUNG 1/25/2007 9:31:08 AM

Janine, congratulations on your finalist. It's so beautiful!
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Terry L. Ellis level-classic 1/25/2007 9:53:45 AM

Janine, congratualtions again on another gorgeous finalist! #3868787

Janine Russell level-classic 1/25/2007 10:18:23 AM

Christine, Les (now that's something I'd like to see), Carol, Paula, Eileen, Kay, Susan, Kitty, Hsihao and Terry, thanks very much for your encouragement and congratulations. #3868970

Kristi A. Howson level-classic 1/25/2007 2:03:47 PM

Congratulations Janine on another wonderful finalist and best of luck in the next round! Love everything about this! #3870363

JOHN V. ROSCICH level-classic 1/25/2007 2:04:43 PM

JANINE,CONGRATULATIONS ON THIS BEAUTIFUL IMAGE
JOHN #3870367

Linda M. Walker level-classic 1/25/2007 2:12:24 PM

Simply beautiful, Janine...congratulations #3870420

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com level-classic 1/25/2007 2:51:15 PM

Great lighting and I love the graphic quality of the flowers #3870738

Cathy M. Gromball level-classic 1/25/2007 10:21:31 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Janine!

Cathy :) #3873094

Janine Russell level-classic 1/26/2007 9:36:42 AM

Kristi, John, Linda, The Judges and Cathy, thanks very much for your encouragement and congratulations. #3875166

Evy Johansen level-classic 1/26/2007 7:30:01 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Janine!! #3877020

Janine Russell level-classic 1/26/2007 7:40:41 PM

Evy, thanks very much for your congratulations and encouraging comments. #3877053

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Photo was taken on December 5, 2006 at 4:58pm in Wailea, Maui, Hawaii
Canon 100mm F/2.8 macro lens @ F/4, 1/160 second, ISO 100
Cloned, -brightness, +contrast, rotated, burned, levels, resized and sharpened in Photoshop CS
POTD at Photoshowdown.com on December 14, 2006

Uploaded on 12/6/2006 12:07:22 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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