Mike D. Perez level-deluxe 4/15/2007 8:24:47 PM

Beautiful image, Esther! Great colors and composition. #638617

Theresa M. VanderStaay 4/15/2007 8:39:09 PM

Great image Esther...Great color and presention...I like what you've done here...Great DOF...Tessa #4171388

Esther Smith 4/15/2007 8:39:37 PM

Thanks Mike, I appreciate it! #4171390

Esther Smith 4/15/2007 8:41:11 PM

And Theresa, thank you!! #4171395

Lynn Haack 4/15/2007 9:02:00 PM

Very pretty. I like the crispness of the blue pansy petals. Lynn #4171454

Sherry K. Adkins level-deluxe 4/15/2007 9:43:53 PM

Very nice image, Esther. The colors of the pansies are beautiful and you did a great job with the Flood filter. Good job! #4171588

Dominick M. Dimacale level-deluxe 4/15/2007 10:01:19 PM

This is beautiful Esther...Dominick #4171619

Esther Smith level-deluxe 4/15/2007 10:57:07 PM

Thanks so much Lynn, Sherry and Dominick for your encouraging words! #4171700

Colleen Farrell level-deluxe 4/15/2007 11:15:36 PM

This is stunning, Esther! Composition, color, DOF *and* effects are all fantastic! #4171727

Esther Smith 4/15/2007 11:24:08 PM

Thank you Colleen for your encouragement!! #4171747

Amal A. AlNuaimi 4/16/2007 12:23:42 AM

This is amazing Esther, great over all! What effects did you add more than the flood filter? #4171838

Laura Glabman 4/16/2007 5:40:48 AM

Beautifully done and a refreshing change from all the other typical flower shots. #4172977

Esther Smith 4/17/2007 9:33:30 PM

Thank you Amal and Laura! Amal, I only applied the flood filter to this image. #4180159

Connie J. Bagot 4/18/2007 1:07:20 PM

I love this---it's totally beautiful! #4183078

Esther Smith 4/18/2007 5:42:30 PM

Thank you Connie. I appreciate your nice comment! #4183877

Laura Bailey 4/18/2007 8:31:13 PM

Gorgeous image, Esther! #4184389

Esther Smith 4/18/2007 8:42:14 PM

Thank you Laura for your nice comment! #4184407

Janine Russell level-deluxe 4/20/2007 8:51:30 PM

Esther, excellent colors, detail, clarity, lighting and effects. #4192400

Cassie L. Woodlee level-deluxe 5/23/2007 4:29:27 PM

Congratulations Esther!! #4318619

Lynn Haack level-deluxe 5/23/2007 5:08:18 PM

Way to go Esther...congrats on your finalist! Lynn #4319092

Sharon King level-deluxe 5/23/2007 7:22:13 PM

This is so pretty, wonderful use of the flood filter, Congrats! #4320205

Cheryl E. Molennor level-deluxe 5/23/2007 7:58:00 PM

Congratulations #4320545

Terry L. McKaig level-deluxe 5/23/2007 9:32:48 PM

BEAUTIFUL! Congratulations! #4321232

Esther Smith level-deluxe 5/23/2007 10:38:38 PM

Thank you Cassie, Lynn, Sharon, Cheryl and Terry for your kind comments!! #4321405

Sherry K. Adkins level-deluxe 5/23/2007 11:14:31 PM

Congrats Esther on this finalist. #4321491

Colleen Farrell level-deluxe 5/24/2007 12:08:22 AM

This is such an awesome floral, Esther--big congratulations on a very well-deserved (and not surprising!) finalist! #4321602

Su Sana E. P level-deluxe 5/24/2007 6:55:36 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Esther!! #4323542

Mary Timman 5/24/2007 7:06:11 AM

Stunning Finalist! Congratulations. #4323608

Terry L. Ellis level-deluxe 5/24/2007 11:26:18 AM

A beautiful finalist, Esther! Congratulations! #4324699

Ken Smith level-deluxe 5/24/2007 8:23:19 PM

Outstanding, Esther! Congratulations on your win! #4326637

Su Sana E. P level-deluxe 5/24/2007 8:29:14 PM

Esther, Congratulations on this well deserving Winner!! #4326687

Colette M. Metcalf 5/24/2007 8:37:09 PM

Congratulations!!! #4326746

Sam Britt 5/24/2007 8:54:10 PM

Congratulations on this win, Esther! #4326837

Dominick M. Dimacale level-deluxe 5/24/2007 9:35:06 PM

Congratulations Esther on your win...Dominick #4326930

Esther Smith level-deluxe 5/24/2007 9:47:37 PM

Thank you all for your kind words!! #4326963

Darryl Wilkinson 5/24/2007 9:55:31 PM

Simply gorgeous, Esther! Congratulations on your win!! #4326972

Esther Smith 5/24/2007 11:33:06 PM

Thanks so much Darryl! #4327148

Lynn Haack 5/25/2007 4:59:27 AM

Esther...congrats on your well -deserved WIN! Lynn #4328174

Murry Grigsby 5/25/2007 6:05:13 AM

Congratulations on your FUN image and win Esther!! #4328537

Kay E. Mahoney level-deluxe 5/25/2007 6:55:33 AM

Esther,Congratulations on your second place winner. #4328859

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe 5/25/2007 9:03:53 AM

Congratulations on your exceptional Winner, Esther! #4329299

Cheryl E. Molennor level-deluxe 5/25/2007 5:51:35 PM

So Beautiful. Congratulations!! #4330656

Janine Russell level-deluxe 5/25/2007 11:11:35 PM


Renee Doyle level-deluxe 5/26/2007 12:12:54 AM

So beautiful and bright! Huge congratulations Esther on your wonderful 2nd place win!

Tamera S. Phillips 5/26/2007 3:05:34 PM

Congratulations Esther. Very nicely done. #4333657

Esther Smith 5/26/2007 8:57:14 PM

Thank you everyone!! #4334501

Mary Timman 5/27/2007 5:28:39 AM

Beautiful. Congratulations. #4335258

Esther Smith 5/27/2007 2:44:17 PM

Thanks so much Mary!! #4336743

Terry L. Ellis level-deluxe 5/28/2007 7:47:09 PM

A delightful Second Place win, Esther! Huge congratulations!!!!! #4340728

Esther Smith 5/29/2007 8:26:43 AM

Thank you Terry!! #4342839

AMALIA Veralli level-deluxe 5/29/2007 1:16:22 PM

Congrats on your second place win. . . beautiful! #4343685

Esther Smith level-deluxe 5/29/2007 10:19:28 PM

Thanks for looking and commenting Amalia! I appreciate it! #4345204

Bill Houghton 5/30/2007 2:06:01 AM

This is such a great shot Esther. You did a wonderful job capturing it. Bill

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Esther Smith 5/30/2007 6:39:48 PM

Thank you Bill! I appreciate your kind words! #4348755

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe 7/30/2007 10:31:02 PM

Excellent winning image Esther, so creative and beautiful!! Congrats!! #4580854

Esther Smith 7/31/2007 10:58:35 PM

Thank you so much Donna! #4585445

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Exif: F Number: 5, Exposure Bias Value: +0, Exposure Time: 10/300, Flash: flash did not fire, White Balance: auto white balance, Focal Length: 105mm, Camera Model: NIKON D70

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Camera: Nikon D200 Digital SLR Camera All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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