Violet Trio

© Melissa Gurdus

Violet Trio

Paul Michko 1/30/2007 7:17:37 AM

Absolutely stunning, Melissa. #596967

Nadya Johnson 1/30/2007 7:39:26 AM

VERY striking floral! These are downright florescent! Gorgeous colors and a stunning composition, Melissa! #3891195

Melissa Gurdus 1/30/2007 7:41:51 AM

Thanks Paul and Nadya for your terrific comments!! They are much appreciated!!! #3891207

Marta J. Baldwin 1/30/2007 7:42:03 AM

I really like the effect you got here! Very striking! #3891212

Vladan D. Djordjevic 1/30/2007 7:42:37 AM

Great composition, color, lighting, detail, effects! Unique! #3891215

Susan Fox 1/30/2007 7:44:17 AM

Great colors, composition and effects Melissa! #3891225

Beverly A. Wright 1/30/2007 7:46:09 AM

Wow Melissa you're not kidding about
brilliance! This color is a powerful
color for women!! Love the composition
and lighting. Grabbed MY eye!!!!!! #3891238

Les Rhoades 1/30/2007 7:50:27 AM

It looks like a BEAUTIFUL painting!
Enough said from me. #3891268

Alexis Yobbagy 1/30/2007 7:50:42 AM

Melissa, this is beautiful!!! I love the effects!!! #3891269

Girish Vaghela 1/30/2007 7:52:01 AM

So colorful, sweet, and soft; Great work, Melissa! #3891277

Charlene Taylor 1/30/2007 7:53:58 AM

So beautiful and wonderful effect! #3891286

Paula Dwyer 1/30/2007 7:55:13 AM

WOW!!! The colors and effects work here is fantabulous!!!
Beautifully done Melissa!!!! :)
#3891296

Chastity Abbott 1/30/2007 7:58:40 AM

I adore the soft velvet look from this!!! Beautiful colors and capture!! #3891316

Shelly A. Van Camp 1/30/2007 8:05:57 AM

My favorite color!!!! Beautiful colors, effects and image...nice job in PS! #3891355

Alison Krylowski 1/30/2007 8:18:31 AM

The colors here are so striking Melissa! Beautiful capture and effects!! #3891442

Melissa Gurdus 1/30/2007 8:19:11 AM

Thanks Marta, Vladan, Susan, Beverly, Les, Alexis, Girish, Charlene, Pauls, Chastity and Shelly for all your wonderful comments. I appreciate them all so much!!! #3891446

Nadine A. Lewis 1/30/2007 8:21:39 AM

BEAUTIFUL, Melissa!!! LOVE the effects!!! <>< #3891464

Tamara K. Walker 1/30/2007 8:28:16 AM

Magnificent color. #3891493

Joy Rector 1/30/2007 8:33:49 AM

awsome #3891524

Cyn D Valentine 1/30/2007 8:35:05 AM

Beautiful color..very striking! Gorgeous comp..well done Melissa! #3891530

Arturo Guerra 1/30/2007 8:44:10 AM

Stunning image Melissa!! The color and effects are great. #3891587

Marianne Fortin 1/30/2007 8:51:31 AM

Beautiful color depth and effects! #3891629

Janine Russell 1/30/2007 8:56:31 AM

Melissa, great colors, lighting and effects. #3891662

Gary Lange 1/30/2007 8:57:10 AM

Excellent work, Melissa. I really like the saturated color in the flowers! #3891669

John Caruso 1/30/2007 9:00:36 AM

The colors pop right off of my computer screen! Great job with your re-working. #3891691

Jeff W. Robinson 1/30/2007 9:08:53 AM

This turned out beautiful Melissa! Very nice work! Jeff #3891731

eileen bedford 1/30/2007 9:41:40 AM

Great job on the re-work Melissa, the colors really pop.... #3891826

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 1/30/2007 9:45:13 AM

Beautiful work, Melissa!!!!! Gorgeous colors!!!! Very lovely image!!!!! I think the northerners are ready for spring with all the flowers being uploaded!!!!! LOL ^.^ #3891833

Cathy M. Gromball 1/30/2007 9:55:01 AM

Beautiful photo and effects, Melissa!

Cathy :) #3891855

David Phalen 1/30/2007 9:57:56 AM

Awesome work Melissa! The colors really pop. #3891869

Melissa Gurdus 1/30/2007 10:56:25 AM

Thanks Nadine, Tamara, Joy, Cyn, Arturo, Marianne, Janine, Gary, John, Jeff, Eileen, Kitty, Cathy and David for your comments. Much appreciated!!! #3892006

Rakesh Syal 1/30/2007 10:59:55 AM

Absolutely stunning, Melissa!! Love the natural neon colors!! Great job! #3892021

Sam Britt 1/30/2007 11:03:47 AM

Great color & effects, Melissa. #3892037

Melissa Gurdus 1/30/2007 11:11:31 AM

Thanks Rakesh and Sam for commenting on this image!!! #3892055

Susie Peek-Swint 1/30/2007 11:16:57 AM

This is stunning Melissa ~ beautiful colour and effects! #3892071

Datha Y. Thompson 1/30/2007 11:19:07 AM

WOW!! This is GORGEOUS Melissa!! Awesome color and effect WOW!! :0) #3892074

Melissa Gurdus 1/30/2007 11:43:10 AM

Thanks Susie and Datha for commenting on this image!!! Much appreciated!!! #3892150

Roxanne M. Bubar 1/30/2007 1:37:28 PM

Vivid colors and stunning image. #3892479

Melissa Gurdus 1/30/2007 1:49:01 PM

Thanks Roxanne for your great comment!!! #3892508

Sherri Gorman 1/30/2007 1:49:09 PM

Beautiful!!! The colors are awesome!!! #3892509

Carol Sawyer 1/30/2007 2:43:38 PM

Outstanding colors and work, Melissa!! #3892714

Patricia Ronan 1/30/2007 2:45:55 PM

Lovely bold bright colours against the dark backgournd Melissa:) #3892723

Melissa Gurdus 1/30/2007 2:51:14 PM

Thanks Sherri, Carol and Patricia for your terrific comments!!! #3892750

Ronald F. Fischer 1/30/2007 3:36:39 PM

Simply beautiful, Melissa! #3892896

Melissa Gurdus 1/30/2007 3:43:41 PM

Thanks Ronald for your comment!! #3892913

Denise M. Snyder 1/30/2007 3:54:37 PM

Melissa this is SUPERB!!!! #3892948

William S. Briggs 1/30/2007 4:24:12 PM

Nice work Melissa!! The color and effects are great. #3893024

Melissa Gurdus 1/30/2007 5:28:43 PM

Thanks Denise and Bill for your great comments. Much appreciated!!! #3893163

Cheryl E. Molennor 1/30/2007 6:35:58 PM

Much great brilliance Melissa. Love the effects #3893291

Melissa Gurdus 1/30/2007 6:59:55 PM

Thanks, Cheryl for commenting on this image!!! #3893353

Su Sana E. P 1/30/2007 7:27:20 PM

Remarkable composition here, Melissa!! Very very impressive effects on this. I love it so much!! #3893428

Nancy L. Green 1/30/2007 7:50:45 PM

Gorgeous colors and lighting Melissa!! This is a fantastic presentation of these beautiful flowers!! <>< #3893504

Kenneth Mucke 1/30/2007 8:09:00 PM

WOW...love the work you did on this Melissa....Stunning colors and effects #3893557

Arnie Horwitz 1/30/2007 8:25:37 PM

Great composition, colors and effects, Melissa! #3893607

Esther Smith 1/30/2007 9:42:34 PM

Very pretty effects and colors, Melissa! Well done! #3893766

Paul E. Earl 1/31/2007 2:14:33 AM

Gorgeous!! #3894149

Glenn E. Urquhart 1/31/2007 3:59:27 AM

Sooooo Beautiful, Melissa!!! Outstanding PS work, enhancing a Very Beautiufl composition!! VERY Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #3894562

sharon K. King 1/31/2007 5:35:24 AM

Terrific vibrant colors, well done Melissa! #3895124

Cliff & Patti Smith 1/31/2007 5:39:53 AM

Beautiful composition, colors and effects Melissa! #3895147

Bill Wyatt 1/31/2007 5:44:23 AM

Beautiful colors and details. I love the composition and dark back ground! #3895169

Ray Thoms 1/31/2007 6:15:00 AM

Lovely colour and detail Melissa! #3895318

Satvinder Bhamra 1/31/2007 6:39:43 AM

Excellent riot in colours, fantastic rendering. (:-) #3895468

Allen O. Howard 1/31/2007 9:31:36 AM

Beautifully applied effects! This is absolutely gorgeous!, Allen #3896290

Melissa Gurdus 1/31/2007 9:50:57 AM

Thanks Susana, Nancy, Kenneth, Arnie, Esther, Paul, Glenn, Sharon, Patricia, Bill, Ray, Satvinder and Allen for all of your wonderful comments!!! #3896337

Hendrik Storme 1/31/2007 12:34:53 PM

Love the colors and softness! Nice composition too! Wonderful!!! #3896941

Melissa Gurdus 1/31/2007 2:36:04 PM

Thanks Hendrik for your great comment!!! #3897294

Judy A. Lawhon 1/31/2007 3:12:21 PM

This is beautiful, Melissa....the effects are wonderful!! #3897393

Colleen Farrell 1/31/2007 6:31:33 PM

I didn't see the original, but I love this one! The effects are perfect--this is truly art! #3898026

Melissa Gurdus 2/1/2007 10:57:25 AM

Thanks Judy and Colleen for your great comments!! #3900687

Amalia Sylvia Ms Arriaga Salinas 2/1/2007 5:44:04 PM

Very beautiful work, effects and colors Melissa!,
Amalia #3901837

Melissa Gurdus 2/2/2007 7:58:07 AM

Thanks Amalia for your great comment!! #3904014

Silvana Stanzer 2/6/2007 6:59:49 PM

I love the color Melissa, beautiful picture, Silvana #3920003

Melissa Gurdus 2/7/2007 9:05:17 AM

Thanks Silvana for commenting on this image!! #3922244

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 2/7/2007 9:17:41 AM

absolutely beautiful Melissa ... steve #3922285

Melissa Gurdus 2/7/2007 11:26:32 AM

Thanks Hurk for your wonderful comment! #3922599

Douglas Perry 2/10/2007 8:08:48 AM

Well done Melissa. Very pretty. #3932535

Melissa Gurdus 2/10/2007 10:39:22 AM

Thanks Douglas for commenting on this image!! #3933015

Sylvia Rossler 2/24/2007 11:58:04 AM

Big congrats on your finalist Melissa :o) #3982795

sharon K. King 2/24/2007 12:09:10 PM

Congratulations Melissa on this terrific finalist1 #3982895

Nadya Johnson 2/24/2007 12:20:37 PM

Congratulations Melissa, on this stunning finalist! And best of luck in the second round! #3983040

Colleen Farrell 2/24/2007 12:35:29 PM

Yay--another finalist! Congratulations! #3983181

Melissa Gurdus 2/24/2007 12:48:56 PM

Thanks Sylvia, Sharon, Nadya and Colleen for your best wishes!! #3983355

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 2/24/2007 12:58:11 PM

CONGRATULATION again on your FINALIST, Melissa!!!!! Gorgeous image!!!! GREAT JOB!!!!! :-) ^.^ Kitty #3983464

Janet McNeil 2/24/2007 12:58:32 PM

Congratulations, Melissa!! Good luck to you!! #3983468

Arlene Krassner 2/24/2007 1:06:31 PM

Wow is my first reaction. I missed this the first time around. Congratulations Melissa. #3983541

JOHN V. ROSCICH 2/24/2007 1:24:44 PM

WTG MELISSA
CONGRATULATIONS ON THIS BEAUTIFUL FINALIST
JOHN
#3983747

Terry L. Ellis 2/24/2007 1:46:24 PM

Beautiful! Congratulations again, Melissa! #3983992

Revonda L. Gentry 2/24/2007 1:54:38 PM

Congrats on this beautiful finalist, Melissa!! #3984104

Karen Bacon 2/24/2007 1:55:10 PM

Gorgeous Melissa!Congratulations again! #3984109

Laurie Daily 2/24/2007 1:57:21 PM

A striking finalist, Melissa. Congratulations! #3984144

Janine Russell 2/24/2007 2:04:18 PM

Melissa, congratulations on your finalist. #3984229

RC Fritz 2/24/2007 2:17:19 PM

Another Great Finalist, Melissa. Congrats! #3984359

William S. Briggs 2/24/2007 2:38:11 PM

Melissa, congratulations on your finalist. Nice work. #3984549

Melissa Gurdus 2/24/2007 2:42:38 PM

Thanks everyone for your best wishes and congratulatory remarks!! #3984576

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 2/24/2007 2:44:44 PM

Melissa, congratulations on your finalist ... you deserve it ... #3984598

David Pratt 2/24/2007 3:11:07 PM

Awesome finalist! Congrats Melissa! #3984842

Patricia Ronan 2/24/2007 3:12:15 PM

Congratulations Melissa:) #3984855

Claudia Kuhn 2/24/2007 3:56:33 PM

Beautiful Melissa, congrats! #3985258

Sam Britt 2/24/2007 3:57:07 PM

Congratulations on this and ALL your finalists, Melissa! #3985264

Melissa Gurdus 2/24/2007 4:29:56 PM

Thanks Hurk, David, Patricia, Claudia and Sam for you good wishes on this finalist!! #3985574

Deborah C. Lewinson 2/24/2007 4:32:53 PM

Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist, Melissa!
-Debby #3985612

Cyn D Valentine 2/24/2007 4:33:33 PM

Big congrats Melissa..gorgeous image!! #3985622

Jessica Jenney 2/24/2007 4:35:20 PM

Congratulations, Melissa! What a beauty! #3985641

Melissa Gurdus 2/24/2007 4:35:43 PM

Thanks Deborah and Cyn for your great comments!! #3985644

Karacan Salkuci (Kalacay) 2/24/2007 4:39:26 PM

Congradulations on this beautiful image. #3985689

Norman P. Banks 2/24/2007 4:46:59 PM

Congrats Melissa, well deserved!

Norm #3985769

Melissa Gurdus 2/24/2007 4:49:35 PM

Thanks so much Kara and Norm for you best wishes!! #3985801

Kenneth Mucke 2/24/2007 5:15:19 PM

Congrats Melissa on this georgous finalist #3986043

Girish Vaghela 2/24/2007 5:36:37 PM

Congrats Melissa on this beautiful finalist! #3986204

Anna Diederich 2/24/2007 5:49:13 PM

Outstanding work Melissa! Congratulations on this beautiful finalist! #3986307

Jeff W. Robinson 2/24/2007 5:51:24 PM

Beautiful work Melissa; congrats! Jeff #3986331

Amy Jackson 2/24/2007 6:06:20 PM

Congratulations, Melissa!! #3986504

Cheryl E. Molennor 2/24/2007 6:20:01 PM

Great work Melissa. Congratulations #3986685

Kay E. Mahoney 2/24/2007 6:34:50 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3986867

eileen bedford 2/24/2007 7:41:25 PM

Congratulations Melissa, these are beautiful. Good luck next round... #3987464

Melissa Gurdus 2/24/2007 8:00:40 PM

Thanks Kenneth, Girish, Anna, Jeff, Amy, Cheryl, Kay and Eileen for your good wishes and great comments!! #3987616

Barbara Waldoch 2/24/2007 8:23:16 PM

Congratulations on another beautiful finalist, Melissa! #3987817

Jill Flynn 2/24/2007 8:24:53 PM

The colors are fantastic Melissa. Looks like a neon watercolor. Congratulations on your finalist! #3987833

Marlon Ignacio 2/24/2007 8:29:22 PM

Very pretty! Congratulations again, Melissa! #3987875

Shelly A. Van Camp 2/24/2007 8:32:28 PM

Beautiful! Congrats!! #3987904

Melissa Gurdus 2/24/2007 9:02:15 PM

Thanks so much Barbara, Jill, Marlon and Shelly!! #3988140

Dominick M. Dimacale 2/24/2007 9:15:20 PM

Congratulations Melissa on your finalist image...Dominick #3988237

Ken Smith 2/24/2007 9:15:45 PM

Melissa, congrats on this super finalist! #3988241

Melissa Gurdus 2/24/2007 9:27:57 PM

Thanks so much, Dominick and Ken!! #3988329

Gary Jacobson - www.frozenshutter.com 2/24/2007 9:33:55 PM

Melissa, this is stunning!! Congratulations on your finalist. Best of luck. Regards, Jake #3988365

Don Holland 2/24/2007 9:35:17 PM

Melissa, congratulations on this stunning and brilliant finalist! #3988375

Datha Y. Thompson 2/24/2007 9:43:18 PM

CONGRATULATIONS Again Melissa!!!!! WTG :0) #3988418

Marilyn K. Lincecum 2/24/2007 10:39:50 PM

Beautiful, Melissa and congratulations on your fianlist !!! Good luck in the next round. #3988596

Chua Wee Boo 2/24/2007 11:04:12 PM

Big congrats,Melissa! #3988642

Ken Jarvis 2/25/2007 3:23:13 AM

Congratulations Melissa on your finalist! Good luck next round. #3989025

Colette M. Metcalf 2/25/2007 3:54:05 AM

Congratulations, Melissa!! #3989085

Linda M. Walker 2/25/2007 4:38:05 AM

Beautiful colors...Congratulations #3989354

Tarun Bose 2/25/2007 6:55:59 AM

Big congrats my dear Melissa, for your outstanding finalist. #3990170

Alison Krylowski 2/25/2007 7:18:16 AM

Congrats on you beautiful finalist Melissa!!!!! #3990321

Melissa Gurdus 2/25/2007 7:39:29 AM

Everybody, I want to thank you so much for your support and kind wishes!! #3990467

Arnie Horwitz 2/25/2007 7:53:09 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Melissa! #3990550

Andreas G. Karelias 2/25/2007 9:16:40 AM

Congratulations on a great finalist Melissa, the colours and composition are most compelling, I expect to see this among the winners. Great shot. Regards - Andreas #3991178

Melissa Gurdus 2/25/2007 9:27:38 AM

Thanks Andreas for your wonderful comments about this image and your prediction!! #3991250

Carla Metzler 2/25/2007 10:49:51 AM

Congratulations, Melissa! #3991994

Melissa Gurdus 2/25/2007 11:12:39 AM

Thanks, Carla!! #3992163

Sheryl A. Hudson 2/25/2007 1:43:13 PM

Congratulations Melissa on this beautiful finalist! #3993031

Melissa Gurdus 2/25/2007 2:11:08 PM

Thanks Sheryl for you good wishes!!! #3993160

Tamara K. Walker 2/25/2007 6:46:07 PM

CONGRATULATIONS. #3994284

Evy Johansen 2/25/2007 7:17:43 PM

Congratulations on another beautiful finalist, Melissa!! #3994488

Allen O. Howard 2/25/2007 8:03:15 PM

I'll say it again, Melissa, "Absolutely gorgeous!" Congratulations! #3994652

Melissa Gurdus 2/25/2007 8:20:33 PM

Thanks Tamara, Evy and Allen for your great comments and best wishes!!@! #3994698

Mary Timman 2/26/2007 6:56:49 AM

Beautiful color and effects. Congratulations. #3996288

Melissa Gurdus 2/26/2007 7:26:10 AM

Thanks Mary for your best wishes!! #3996488

Emile Abbott 2/26/2007 8:51:34 AM

Brilliant and congrats Melissa on such a beautiful piece of work. #3996933

Susan J. Allen 2/26/2007 9:17:41 AM

Congrats, Melissa! Great work! #3997029

Hendrik Storme 2/26/2007 12:16:56 PM

Congratulations Melissa! Fantastic colors!!! #3997863

Melissa Gurdus 2/26/2007 8:59:01 PM

Thanks Emile, Susan and Hendrik for your congratulations. I really appreciate all that you have written!!! #3999268

Rakesh Syal 2/26/2007 11:58:27 PM

Congratulations on this well deserving finalist!! #3999550

Paula Dwyer 3/1/2007 8:22:13 AM

Congratulations Melissa!!! :) #4011119

Melissa Gurdus 3/1/2007 1:15:39 PM

Thanks Rakesh and Paula!!! #4011973

Glenn E. Urquhart 3/4/2007 6:40:28 AM

A late Big Congratulations on your award, Melissa!!! Well Deserved! Cheers, Glenn. #4019889

Wayne T. Fisk 3/13/2007 11:30:52 AM

Astounding colors,Melissa! A real winner!
Wayne T. Fisk #4050894

Melissa Gurdus 3/13/2007 12:30:44 PM

Thanks so much Glenn and Wayne for commenting on this image!! #4051022

Carol Teal 3/22/2007 9:14:40 PM

A late congrats Melissa on your beautiful finalist. I love the purple against the blk BG and the way the flowers glow! Nice effects! #4084206

Wayne T. Fisk 3/23/2007 4:24:45 AM

Congrats on this finalist win!
Wayne #4085422

Lois J. Adomite 3/30/2008 12:42:49 PM

Enjoyed visiting your site and this is one of my favorites. Lois #5719410

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The is a resubmit that has been completely reworked in Adobe Lightroom to give it a greater brilliance.

Uploaded on 1/30/2007 7:11:49 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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