After the Rain

© Janine Russell

After the Rain

Michelle R. Kovach 4/27/2007 12:29:25 AM

Very lovely Janine! I like the wide crop & the colors! #644979

Su Sana E. P 4/27/2007 12:30:46 AM

Oh this is totally Exquisite, Janine!! Perfect in EVERY ASPECT!! Of course a big time WINNER!!! #4219479

Cindy Bendush 4/27/2007 12:40:18 AM

Another breathtaking show stopper Janine - WOW! #4219495

Richard D. Cox 4/27/2007 1:18:55 AM

This is photo has "Hawaii" written all over it. Gorgeous! #4219534

Dominick M. Dimacale 4/27/2007 1:24:04 AM

Very lovely floral image here Janine...Dominick #4219538

Katarina Mansson 4/27/2007 1:51:10 AM

This picture has a lovely freshness to it. Excellent composition, lighting and colors. The panorama crop makes it special. Beautiful! #4219573

Renee Doyle 4/27/2007 2:00:41 AM

Stunning and beautifully vibrant Janine!
#4219594

Alan L. Borror 4/27/2007 2:26:35 AM

Gorgeous macro panorama, Janine! Extremely well done. #4219643

Joy Rector 4/27/2007 2:42:56 AM

gorgeous
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Paul E. Earl 4/27/2007 2:52:49 AM

Stunning! #4219684

William Johnson 4/27/2007 3:00:01 AM

Lovely detail and exposure/colours Janine. I do like the crop and presentation. Bill J. #4219704

Glenn E. Urquhart 4/27/2007 3:21:04 AM

Sooooo Beautiful, Janine!!! VERY Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #4219773

Terri L. Scribner 4/27/2007 3:28:12 AM

Yet another winner, Janine!! #4219800

Lynn Crawford 4/27/2007 3:54:20 AM

Yes this has got to be a winner Janine, beautiful work once again :) #4219896

Lynne Morris 4/27/2007 4:37:59 AM

Wow Janine this is so beautiful, love the colours and details! #4220081

Carla Metzler 4/27/2007 4:41:39 AM

So beautiful, Janine! #4220101

Tom Leech 4/27/2007 5:15:21 AM

Excellent! Your post-processing technique is wonderful. This looks great. #4220257

Dr Silly 4/27/2007 6:08:04 AM

BEAUTIFUL. :O)
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Susan Fox 4/27/2007 6:17:09 AM

Wonderful! Love the soft lightnig, composition and details. I know we will be seeing this one again at finalist time :-) #4220606

Christopher J. Budny 4/27/2007 6:41:20 AM

Surely another medal-winner! #4220704

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 4/27/2007 8:45:14 AM

Very pretty, Jeanine!!!! Lovely composition!!!! :3 #4221099

Colleen Farrell 4/27/2007 8:55:19 AM

Awesome color, clarity and detail, Janine! #4221139

Girish Vaghela 4/27/2007 9:05:07 AM

Awesome, Janine! #4221169

Bambi L. Dingman 4/27/2007 1:23:42 PM

Wow! I love the composition and crop on this, Janine! A beautiful image! #4221783

Sherry L. Davis 4/27/2007 1:58:09 PM

Totally gorgeous, Janine! Love the colors, clarity, detail, comp. GREAT WORK!! #4221868

Ken Smith 4/27/2007 1:59:19 PM

Love the details on this, Janine! #4221870

Ronald F. Fischer 4/27/2007 2:50:39 PM

Simply beautiful, Janine! #4222046

Karen Engelbreth 4/27/2007 3:30:33 PM

Wonderful image, Janine - love it! #4222184

Arnie Horwitz 4/27/2007 9:56:50 PM

Great composition, clarity and absolutely beautiful colors, Janine! #4223101

Mary K. Robison 4/28/2007 12:56:57 AM

Janine, I needed to scroll very slowly back and forth several times to fully drink in not just the raindrops, but the wave of those beautiful flowers, admiring the details and dof along the way.
Perfection! #4223397

Sherri Gorman 4/28/2007 4:05:13 AM

Stunning!!! Gorgeous capture Janine!!! #4223717

Karen Slagle 4/28/2007 4:54:54 AM

This is exquisite, Janine. The pov, colors, lighting and raindrops add up to a winning image. #4223879

Connie J. Bagot 4/28/2007 6:59:47 AM

This is awesome---everything about it is clean and beautiful and it has a stunning three dimensional quality. #4224177

Jill Schreiner 4/28/2007 7:46:41 AM

Now that's my idea of a perfect shot! Excellent work, Janine!!! #4224366

Melissa Gurdus 4/28/2007 9:23:28 AM

Exquisite floral with striking colors, sharp details and great for the theme, Janine!! #4224606

Graeme Chow 4/29/2007 2:36:35 AM

Super image with wonderful raindrops, Janine. #4226434

Janine Russell 4/29/2007 7:41:14 AM

Michelle, SuSana, Cindy, Richard, Dominick, Katarina, Renee, Alan, Joy, Paul, Bill, Glenn, Terri, Lynn, Lynne, Carla, Tom, Doc, Susan, Chris, Kitty, Colleen, Girish, Bambi, Sherry, Ken, Ron, Karen E, Arnie, Mary, Sherri, Karen S, Connie, Jill, Melissa and Graeme, thanks very much for all of your encouraging comments. #4227403

Sam Britt 4/29/2007 8:26:43 AM

Very beautifl floral image, Janine. #4227518

Janine Russell 4/29/2007 2:17:32 PM

Sam, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement. #4228245

Christine Czernin 4/29/2007 11:32:37 PM

Janine, your pictures of Plumeria are always beautiful, but this one is more,it is exquisite. #4229298

Christine Czernin 4/29/2007 11:32:49 PM

Janine, your pictures of Plumeria are always beautiful, but this one is more,it is exquisite. #4229299

Janine Russell 4/29/2007 11:45:37 PM

Christine, thanks very much for your encouraging comments. #4229301

Datha Y. Thompson 4/30/2007 7:40:05 AM

SO Beautiful!! LOVE the color, detail and crop!! WOW :0) #4231076

Janine Russell 4/30/2007 8:42:01 AM

Datha, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement. #4231305

Patricia Ronan 4/30/2007 2:16:16 PM

Another beauty Janine:) #4232201

Janine Russell 4/30/2007 2:23:29 PM

Patricia, thanks very much for your encouraging comments. #4232234

Julie Pflug 5/17/2007 9:32:36 PM

This is truly lovely! One of my favorite flowers. I brought a cigar-sized plumeria plant home 2 1/2 yrs ago and it's barely getting it's first bloom... any day now we should see it open. Your photo was a nice reminder that it will be worth the wait! #4295370

Janine Russell 5/17/2007 11:04:20 PM

Julie, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement. #4295540

Les Rhoades 5/26/2007 12:29:19 AM

This one is a WINNER! WINNER!
WINNER!

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Joy Rector 5/26/2007 4:30:20 AM

awsome shot #4331897

Nikki McDonald 5/26/2007 4:48:11 AM

This is a beautiful presentation of these five blossoms, perfectly laid out. As everyone else has said, it has a wonderful freshness as well as superb composition. I have seen plumeria blossoms only in photos where the petals appear to be relatively thick; are they? Lovely plant. #4331990

Sherry L. Davis 5/26/2007 3:19:54 PM

I love this - wonderful image!!! They are beautiful and you presented them so well!!! :) I agree, a winner! #4333677

Janine Russell 6/26/2007 3:01:59 PM

Les, Joy, Nikki (yes, the petals are quite thick) and Sherry, thanks very much for all of your encouraging comments. #4440159

Susie Peek-Swint 6/26/2007 3:25:49 PM

Congrats again Janine! #4440553

Shawn Jennings 6/26/2007 3:37:38 PM

This is incredible, Janine! Congratulations on your finalist! #4440750

Sam Britt 6/26/2007 4:02:40 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Janine! #4441158

Theresa Marie Jones 6/26/2007 4:17:32 PM

BRAVO on your BEAUTIFUL capture! #4441336

Marie Fields 6/26/2007 4:18:42 PM

Congratulations on this stunning finalist, Janine! :) #4441350

Tarun Bose 6/26/2007 4:35:08 PM

Big congrats Janine, on your lovely finalist. #4441510

Christopher J. Budny 6/26/2007 4:48:43 PM

Congratulations, Janine! You know how much I love your plumeria images! #4441648

Colleen Farrell 6/26/2007 4:54:56 PM

Congratulations again, Janine! #4441710

Les Rhoades 6/26/2007 5:00:32 PM

Congratulations on the Finalist badge! Good luck in the next round. I knew this was a winner. #4441767

Dr Silly 6/26/2007 5:20:30 PM

Congrats J9. :O)
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Judy V. Kennamer 6/26/2007 5:29:57 PM

Gorgeous Janine! Congrats! #4442109

Laurie Daily 6/26/2007 6:01:47 PM

A stunning finalist, Janine...congrats to you! #4442525

Nikki McDonald 6/26/2007 6:02:50 PM

Congratulations on this finalist, Janine. I just love your plumeria images. #4442537

Kay E. Mahoney 6/26/2007 7:05:06 PM

Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round. #4443406

Ken Smith 6/26/2007 7:12:05 PM

Congratulations again, Janine on your multiple finalists!! #4443506

Tamera Phillips 6/26/2007 7:50:34 PM

Just beautiful Janine. I would love to hang this on my house. Congrats to you. #4443961

Su Sana E. P 6/26/2007 7:55:07 PM

Congratulations on this most gorgeous Finalist, Janine!! Bet we see this beauty again. #4444002

Ken Grooms 6/26/2007 8:00:38 PM

I want a plumeria! #4444057

anonymous 6/26/2007 8:02:15 PM

Congratulations Janine on this GORGEOUS finalist! #4444073

Tonya R. Boles 6/26/2007 8:11:28 PM

Congrats. #4444136

Michelle L. Frick 6/26/2007 8:28:07 PM

Congratulations Janine! Your images are always stunningly beautiful! #4444276

randy dannheim 6/26/2007 8:39:29 PM

Janine, another big congratulations on your finalist and good luck in the next round - wonderful image. #4444378

Datha Y. Thompson 6/26/2007 10:30:59 PM

GORGEOUS!!!! Congratulations Janine :0) #4444914

Graeme Chow 6/27/2007 12:37:02 AM

Terrific finalist, congrats Janine once more. #4445266

Katarina Mansson 6/27/2007 4:05:54 AM

Congratulations on this lovely finalist Janine! #4446097

DiAnna F. Paulk 6/27/2007 5:37:41 AM

What a beauty, Janine! Congratulations on your finalist! #4446651

Sylvia Rossler 6/27/2007 5:42:13 AM

Big congrats on your finalist Janine :o) #4446684

Janine Russell 6/27/2007 9:19:13 AM

Susie, Shawn, Sam, Theresa, Marie, Tarun, Chris, Colleen, Les, Doc, Judy, Laurie, Nikki, Kay, Ken, Tamera, SuSana, Ken, Barbara, Tonya, Michelle, Randy, Datha, Graeme, Katarina, DiAnna and Sylvia, thanks very much for your encouraging comments and congratulations. #4448368

Emile Abbott 6/27/2007 9:55:55 AM

A true winner, Janine and congrats again. #4448565

Lorraine A. Cook 6/27/2007 10:10:49 AM

AWESOME! Congratulations on this stunning finalist, Janine!<:)) #4448672

Terry L. Ellis 6/27/2007 10:21:35 AM

A splendid finalist, Janine! Congratulations. #4448743

Steven W. Lepak 6/27/2007 10:47:42 AM

WOWWEEE!! A BIG CONGRATS JANINE!! Best Regards, Steven #4448894

Linda D. Lester 6/27/2007 10:58:07 AM

WAT TO GO!!! Congratulations on the big one!!!! #4448948

RC Fritz 6/27/2007 10:58:36 AM

Well deserved, well deserved, Janine! CONGRATULATIONS on your GRAND PRIZE WINNER!!!!!!!!!! #4448949

Christopher G. Jamison 6/27/2007 10:59:32 AM

WOW, Janine! Just...holy freaking WOW! #4448952

Dr Silly 6/27/2007 11:00:52 AM

Way to go a GRAND PRIZE WINNER. Congratulations. :O)
#4448958

Christopher J. Budny 6/27/2007 11:07:45 AM

GOOD GOOGLY MOOGLY, Janine!! Way to go... all the way to the top! Congratulations! #4449002

Datha Y. Thompson 6/27/2007 11:09:15 AM

WOWOWOW Janine!!!!! WTG GRAND PRIZE WINNER!!!! Gorgeous work and Soooo Well Deserved :0) #4449016

Chastity Abbott 6/27/2007 11:12:52 AM

A*W*E*S*O*M*E!!!!!!!!!! HUGE conrgats to you on such an astonishing image!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #4449037

Tarun Bose 6/27/2007 11:24:26 AM

Big big congrats on your Grand prize winner. You allways deserved this prize my dear Janine. #4449090

Teresa Norris 6/27/2007 11:25:19 AM

Janine...this is breath-taking, and SO well-deserved!!! Congratulations on this wonderful GRAND PRIZE WINNER!!! #4449097

Derek D. Dafoe 6/27/2007 11:33:37 AM

Way to go Janine on your awesome first place win !! #4449147

Kay E. Mahoney 6/27/2007 11:35:13 AM

Janine, Congratulations on your fantastic grand prize winner. Awesome photo. #4449158

Michael L. Dawson 6/27/2007 11:37:04 AM

Nice Depth control and contrast, congrats on your winner! #4449172

Michelle R. Kovach 6/27/2007 11:45:04 AM

Congrats Janine! #4449227

Dagmar Woltereck 6/27/2007 11:51:35 AM

Congratulations! Well deserved too if I might add! This is a stunning image! #4449259

Lynne Morris 6/27/2007 11:52:32 AM

WOW WTG Janine, this is an awesome Grand Prize Winner, many congratulations. #4449263

Claudia Kuhn 6/27/2007 11:58:59 AM

Woo hoo Janine! Big congrats on your Grand Prize Win, Gorgeous plumeria!! #4449290

Susie Peek-Swint 6/27/2007 12:01:19 PM

Congrats Janine! #4449297

Shawn Jennings 6/27/2007 12:07:05 PM

Congratulations on your fantastic win, Janine! #4449348

Joan P. McCool 6/27/2007 12:10:05 PM

Congrats on your Excellent win!! Amazing work!! #4449371

Pranay Koka 6/27/2007 12:13:43 PM

A big congrats on ur well deserved win!
that was an amazing piece of work! #4449393

randy dannheim 6/27/2007 12:19:30 PM

The big # 1, way to go Janine!!!!!!!! #4449420

Holly Shao 6/27/2007 12:26:34 PM

Congratulations on your win, Janine!! This is great!

Holly #4449462

Laurence Saliba 6/27/2007 12:28:43 PM

A very BIG CONGRATS Janine!!!! #4449474

Jennifer L. Alder 6/27/2007 12:37:11 PM

Janine, HUGE congrats on your Grand prize win!! Excellent! :) #4449543

Les Rhoades 6/27/2007 12:37:13 PM

Congratulations on your GRAND PRIZE WINNER! WTG janine

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Megan p 6/27/2007 12:38:47 PM

Simply Stunning Janine!!!!!!!!! I am so excited for you about your huge win! Congratulations #4449551

anonymous 6/27/2007 1:05:05 PM

Janine, Congratulations on your Gorgeous GRAND PRIZE WINNER! WTB! B- #4449666

Mike Perez 6/27/2007 1:05:28 PM

A big CONGRATULATIONS on your Winner, Janine! #4449669

Karen Engelbreth 6/27/2007 1:11:18 PM

Congratulations Janine! #4449705

Emile Abbott 6/27/2007 1:12:41 PM

GRAND PRIZE WINNER AND NO SUPRISE JANINE. A HUGE CONGRATULATIONS. #4449712

Ray & Audrey Clarke 6/27/2007 1:15:17 PM

A big congratulations Janine (a) #4449723

Theresa Marie Jones 6/27/2007 1:20:50 PM

WOW! BIG CONGRATULATIONS on your Grand Prize Winner!! I knew you had talent and creativity! Can't wait to see all of your 3000 images in your new Gallery! BRAVO!!!!!!!!!! #4449775

Joy E. Cobb 6/27/2007 1:23:55 PM

GRAND PRIZE, Janine! Way to go! Beautiful image!!! #4449817

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 6/27/2007 1:30:48 PM

Outstanding Janine, I am so happy for you!!!!!! You really deserve this honor. This image is magical!!

Way to go!!!!!!!

Donna #4449875

Nikki McDonald 6/27/2007 1:31:19 PM

Way to go, Janine. This is a glorious photo and a wonderful Grand Prize win! #4449882

Robert Mann 6/27/2007 1:52:01 PM

WTG, Janine! Big, huge marvelous congrats on your Grand Price Win!!! #4450021

Sylvia Rossler 6/27/2007 1:52:39 PM

You rock it !!! Big Big congrats on this wonderful and so well deserved Grand-Prize win Janine!!! #4450022

Anna Diederich 6/27/2007 1:54:03 PM

WTG Janine!! Congrats on your Grand Prize win!!!! #4450027

Jillian Danielson 6/27/2007 1:55:05 PM

Congrats Janine on your grand prize!!! #4450034

Lynn Haack 6/27/2007 2:26:04 PM

Janine... a BIG CONGRATS on this spectacular image and GRAND win! Lynn #4450159

Jenny Bosmans 6/27/2007 2:31:03 PM

Big Congratulations on this fantastic Grand Prize winner, Janine! :) #4450175

Larry L. Redmon 6/27/2007 2:32:31 PM

Congratulatons, Janine! I am happy for you. This is a well deseved winner! #4450184

Debbie Hartley 6/27/2007 2:37:11 PM

AWESOME Janine!! Congratulations on your beautiful Grand Prize Winner!! #4450201

Monika Sapek 6/27/2007 2:40:52 PM

Big congratulations on your fantastic Grand Prize Winner, Janine!
Monika
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Deborah C. Lewinson 6/27/2007 3:06:16 PM

Hearty congratulations on this awesome Grand Prize Winner, Janine!!!
-Debby #4450291

Kathy L. Clark 6/27/2007 3:14:42 PM

Congratulations on your absolutely fabulous grand prize winner Janine. It is so lovely. #4450324

Ronald F. Fischer 6/27/2007 3:24:24 PM

Janine, I am so pleased for you, this is awesome!! #4450357

Sue L. Cullumber 6/27/2007 3:26:11 PM

Janine - Congrats! Wow - what a great image and super on your win! #4450365

Vicki Hunt 6/27/2007 3:42:22 PM

I am so happy for you. This is beautiful!!! #4450411

Sherri Gorman 6/27/2007 3:50:57 PM

Congratulations on your AWESOME grand prize winner!!!! #4450437

Erica Murphy 6/27/2007 3:58:12 PM

Congratulations Janine!!! WOW! GRAND PRIZE!!!!! AWESOME!

Erica #4450458

Jill Schreiner 6/27/2007 4:02:53 PM

This photo definitely deserves the Grand Prize win!!! Congrats on a job well done! #4450469

Janet McNeil 6/27/2007 4:18:18 PM

Congratulations, Janine!! What a super win - so well deserved for you!! #4450503

Su Sana E. P 6/27/2007 5:00:17 PM

Huge heartfelt Congratulations and hugs for this well deserving GRAND PRIZE Winner, Janine!! Wow!! I'm the happiest BP member today. (Not even you....LOL) #4450557

Randy K. Baldwin 6/27/2007 5:02:33 PM

Congrats Janine! Great image! #4450564

William88 6/27/2007 5:10:27 PM

Wow!! Big congratulations on your outstanding Grand prize!!! #4450582

Mary K. Robison 6/27/2007 5:21:44 PM

Janine, Congratulations on your outstanding Grand Prize Winner!
Very well deserved! #4450608

Bob Cournoyer 6/27/2007 5:24:46 PM

Way To Go, Janine!!
A well deserved YeeHaw!!!

Bob #4450621

Rick Clark 6/27/2007 5:31:31 PM

Janine - Congratulations on an exquisite grand prize winner!!! #4450639

Sam Britt 6/27/2007 5:32:15 PM

Congratulations on this BIG winner, Janine! #4450642

Pat Gamwell 6/27/2007 5:50:36 PM

INCREDIBLE winner, Janine! WTG! #4450731

Laurie Daily 6/27/2007 6:05:44 PM

A big, huge congratulations to you, Janine on this beautiful grand prize winner!!! #4450784

Graeme Chow 6/27/2007 6:17:51 PM

Amazing Janine, you are crown as grand winner !!!. Huge congratulation and your best work and well deserved. I am really excited for you. #4450831

Inge Johnsson 6/27/2007 6:33:39 PM

Janine, Congratulations and Salutations! Very nice flower study and excellent "panoramic" cropping too! Way to go! #4450868

Kara Hendricks 6/27/2007 6:36:47 PM

Ahhh the coveted GP win... This is gorgeous Janine... Well deserved!! #4450883

Ken Grooms 6/27/2007 6:41:15 PM

A really perfect shot of a really perfect flower! Who could deny that this is a totally well-deserved Grand Prize Winner! Congratulations! #4450903

Pamela Shane 6/27/2007 6:55:05 PM

WOW Janine!!!! BIG CONGRATULATIONS on
your stunning Grand Prize Winner!! :) #4450958

Evy Johansen 6/27/2007 7:09:21 PM

Big congratulations on your beautiful Grand Prize Win, Janine!! #4450989

Sharon Day 6/27/2007 7:15:58 PM

Wow, awesome capture and a well deserved GRAND PRIZE WINNER, Janine!!! WTG! Grand Prize Congratulations! #4451005

Joan Kocak 6/27/2007 7:22:14 PM

WOW Janine, GRAND PRIZE!!!! CONGRATS! #4451026

HSIHAO LUNG 6/27/2007 7:25:49 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful Grand Prize win.
#4451042

Cheryl E. Molennor 6/27/2007 7:29:51 PM

Wow Janine! Congratulations!! #4451055

Stan J. Bendkowski 6/27/2007 7:41:39 PM

Congratulations Janine on your wonderful grand prize winner! #4451087

Glenn E. Traver 6/27/2007 7:50:11 PM

Congratulations on this SUPER winner Janine ~ GT #4451108

Ken Slade 6/27/2007 7:51:39 PM

Suprise! Grand Prize. Congratulations! #4451111

Kristi A. Howson 6/27/2007 8:26:05 PM

Huge Congratulations Janine on this most Stunning Grand Prize Winner. The horizontal framing really gives lots of impact to this array of beautiful flowers! #4451186

VISHVAJIT JUIKAR 6/27/2007 9:10:39 PM

Hearty Congrats... Your Plumeria were awesome and made their way through... very happy on your this big win #4451300

Nadya Johnson 6/27/2007 9:17:23 PM

A huge congratulations on your Grand Prize Win, Janine!! #4451315

Yaman Ibrahim 6/27/2007 9:22:51 PM

congratulation Janine, I really love this pic. #4451336

Ruth Robbins 6/27/2007 9:38:44 PM

Congratulations on a well deserved GRAND PRIZE! #4451372

Jennifer Rennison 6/27/2007 10:12:51 PM

Congratulations, Janine, on this outstanding winner!! #4451474

Cindy Wong 6/27/2007 10:13:08 PM

A Huge Congratulations on this Stunning grand prize winner, Janine! :) #4451475

Cora Miller 6/27/2007 10:22:41 PM

Sheer perfection, Janine. Congratulations on your big win. #4451502

Katarina Mansson 6/27/2007 10:50:02 PM

Janine - I just love all your plumeria shots with raindrops and am very very happy that you got this GRAND PRIZE for one of them! My warmest congratulations! #4451577

Janine Russell 6/27/2007 11:13:06 PM

I am still speechless, in total SHOCK and humbled by the recognition for this image.

Thank you so much Emile, Lorraine, Terry E, Steven L, Linda L, RC, Christopher, Doc, Chris B, Datha, Chastity, Tarun, Teresa, Derek, Kay, Mike D, Michelle K, Dagmar, Lynne, Claudia, Susie, Shawn, Joan, Pranay, Randy D, Holly, Laurence, Jennifer A, Les, Megan, Barbara D, Mike P, Karen E, Emile, Audrey, Theresa J, Joy, Donna P, Nikki, Robert, Sylvia, Anna, Jillian, Lynn, Jenny, Larry R, Debbie, Monika, Debby, Ron, Sue, Vicki, Sherri, Erica, Jill, Janet, SuSana, Randy B, William, Mary R, ROBERT, Rick, Sam, Pat G, Laurie, Graeme, Inge, Kara, Ken G, Pamela, Evy, Sharon, Joan, HSIHAO, Cheryl, Stan, Glenn, Ken S, Kristi, VISHVAJIT, Nadya, Yaman, Ruth, Jennifer R, Cindy, Cora and Katarina for your encouragement and congratulations #4451618

Ermanno Radice 6/27/2007 11:48:43 PM

Big congratulations on your wonderful Grand Prize win, Janine!! #4451653

Barbara Waldoch 6/28/2007 12:14:50 AM

Congratulations on your awesome win, Janine! #4451705

Meli Nagy 6/28/2007 12:17:42 AM

Big big congrats on your win Janine, magnificent shot! #4451712

Robert K. Bemus 6/28/2007 12:18:27 AM

Congratulations on your huge win, Janine! #4451713

Esther Smith 6/28/2007 12:20:52 AM

Way to go!! Congratulations Janine!! #4451721

Darryl Wilkinson 6/28/2007 12:29:36 AM

YEAAAAA, Janine! You ROCKED the House :) Congratulations!! #4451746

Betsy Labuschagne 6/28/2007 12:49:05 AM

A HUGE Congratulations on your superb WINNER Janine!!! #4451774

Helen N. McHugh 6/28/2007 1:15:08 AM

A BIG, BIG congratulations on your awesome win, Janine! You are a wonderful inspiration to us all! #4451817

Colette M. Metcalf 6/28/2007 2:44:11 AM

WTG!!! A BIG congratulations on your Grand Prize Win, Janine!!! #4451921

Autum Rhoades 6/28/2007 2:53:55 AM

Congratulations on your grand prize win, Janine!!! Wow!!! #4451974

Ross Throndson 6/28/2007 4:37:58 AM

Many Congratulations on this Gorgeous & very well Deserving GRAND PRIZE WINNER......Beautiful Work, Janine!!! #4452374

Cheri McEachin 6/28/2007 4:39:09 AM

Fabulous shot and well worthy of the GRAND PRIZE---well done #4452382

Murry Grigsby 6/28/2007 5:44:44 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful image and Grand Prize win Janine! I'm very happy for you and love it when the GP is a flower image :0) Well done and deserved!! #4452583

Marie Fields 6/28/2007 6:01:51 AM

WOOHOO!!!!!!! Congratulations on this awesome GRAND PRIZE win, Janine! How exciting! :) #4452647

Anita N. Hogue 6/28/2007 6:32:35 AM

A big congratulations on this fabulous grand prize win, Janine! #4452738

Kimi A. Phillips 6/28/2007 7:08:03 AM

Congrats, Janine! Fantastic! #4452874

Kathryn Love 6/28/2007 7:44:45 AM

awesome image Janine - an incredible grand prize winner - many congratulations! #4452949

Amalia Elena Veralli 6/28/2007 7:47:17 AM

YEE HAAAA Big Congrats. I love these flowers and your photography. PTL Best, Amalia #4452957

Patricia H. Daley 6/28/2007 7:54:20 AM

Wonderful image! Congratulations on the big win! #4452976

Glenn E. Urquhart 6/28/2007 8:39:44 AM

A Real BIG CONGRATULATONS on this Stunning Composition, Janine!!! WELL DESERVED!!! Cheers, Glenn. #4453126

Sinta D W Plock 6/28/2007 10:05:06 AM

CONGRATS for your GRAND PRIZE WINNER Janie,WAY TO GO !!!
Your galerry are AMAZIMG. #4453370

Jill Flynn 6/28/2007 10:05:27 AM

A big congratulations on your GRAND PRIZE Janine!! Way to go on this beauty!! #4453372

Sherry Sturgis 6/28/2007 10:15:03 AM

SENSATIONAL JANINE!!! Many Congratultions on this magnificent Grand Prize Winner!!!! Way To Go! :) #4453398

Terry L. Ellis 6/28/2007 11:20:00 AM

Janine, an outstanding Grand Prize Win! Congratulations! #4453610

Sharon K. King 6/28/2007 12:14:08 PM

Congratulations on your BIG win Janine! #4453714

Morteza Safataj 6/28/2007 12:22:07 PM

Janine, Toooooooooooooo Big Congratulations on your Ground prize winner.
I'm Really happy. #4453738

Judyann Plante 6/28/2007 12:22:10 PM

Janine, Congratulations on this very well-deserved Grand prize winner!!! I am so happy for you!

Judyann <>< #4453739

Julie Pflug 6/28/2007 12:42:13 PM

This photo was so deserving of Grand Prize! However, all your pictures are always so inspiring. Congratulations! #4453787

Dennis Walton 6/28/2007 1:48:57 PM

Hi Janine. Congratulations on a brilliant picture. I would have responded earlier but my computer has been in the shop! #4454011

Neil R. Shapiro 6/28/2007 1:52:54 PM

Congratulations Janine! Grand prize! What an accomplishment and honor.

Regards--Neil #4454024

Ryan DesJardins 6/28/2007 1:58:56 PM

Congratulations! #4454045

Beth Broadaway 6/28/2007 2:13:59 PM

Congratulations, this is truly a work of art; I want to especially thank you all your encouraging words on my image and images; #4454082

Kate Jackson 6/28/2007 2:21:16 PM

Big Time Congratulations Janine! #4454104

Brenda c. McFarland 6/28/2007 2:39:55 PM

Way to go Girl!! I'm proud of you these are so beautiful they deserve the best and you got it!!! Grand Prize!! Yippie!!! #4454154

Timothy Guay 6/28/2007 2:52:47 PM

Janine,
This image is truly deserving of all the responses and recognition.
Congratulations on a beauty!
Timothy #4454189

Arlene Krassner 6/28/2007 3:18:18 PM

Contratulations Janine. It seems I never saw this one. It's lovely and very fitting of the Grand Prize! #4454269

Martha N. Church 6/28/2007 3:34:07 PM

Janine, you have beautifully captured the essence of these flowers! Congratulations to a very deserving photographer. #4454305

Denise M. Snyder 6/28/2007 3:36:19 PM

Congratulations Janine!!!! You're an amazing photographer and this image is fabulous!!! #4454309

Susan Fox 6/28/2007 3:56:50 PM

Way to go Janine!!! Congratulations on your grand prize win on this wonderful photo!!!!!!!!! #4454341

Steve Mescha 6/28/2007 4:44:48 PM

No one deserves this more than you, Janine!!! This is a thrill for the whole BP community. Congratulations and best wishes :-) #4454387

Lindley Johnson 6/28/2007 4:50:57 PM

I love the crop, color, background, raindrops - actually, I love everything about this beautiful photograph, Janine! Huge congratulations - you are a master photographer and most deserving of this Grand Prize Winner! #4454405

Ellen Devenny 6/28/2007 5:27:47 PM

Excellent! A big congratulations to you on your Grand Prize photo!!! #4454500

Marilyn K. Lincecum 6/28/2007 6:13:57 PM

CONGRATULATIONS Janine...what a fantastic picture and well deserved Grand Prize winner !!!! #4454661

Colleen Farrell 6/28/2007 6:31:10 PM

Congratulations, Janine, on your wonderful Grand Prize win!! #4454721

Stan J. Contrades 6/28/2007 6:34:02 PM

What a thrill to see this incredible imagery of those stunning blossoms of plumeria as the Grand Prize, Janine! CONGRATULATONS to you on this tremendous win!! Love it, love it, love it!:-)
Much Aloha,
Stan
#4454729

Dee Langevin 6/28/2007 7:31:41 PM

I'm thrilled for you Janine on your outstanding Grand Prize win! It's nice to see your exceptional work honored. Congratulations! #4454941

Dominick M. Dimacale 6/28/2007 9:42:47 PM

A big congratulation to you Janine for this wonderful Grand Prize win...Dominick #4455209

Tom Schmitt 6/28/2007 10:31:17 PM

Beautiful work Janine! Congratulations on your Grand Prize win! #4455270

Harmeet Singh 6/29/2007 12:04:03 AM

Congrats on this big win..You really deeserved .... #4455336

Cindy Bendush 6/29/2007 1:05:27 AM

This photo took my breath away the first time I viewed it - still does! Congratulations Janine! Namaste! #4455421

Paul Michko 6/29/2007 1:59:44 AM

The biggest congratulations on this amazing photo and win, Janine. #4455459

Ron Roberts 6/29/2007 2:54:23 AM

CONGRATS ON YOUR GRAND PRIZE GREAT SHOT HERE...RON... #4455543

Melissa A. Mannon 6/29/2007 3:31:13 AM

congratulations Janine! It's nice to see a flower (and you) up here! #4455618

Wally Orlowsky 6/29/2007 3:33:44 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on this gorgeous and well-deserved GRAND PRIZE WINNER, Janine!!! #4455627

Patricia Ronan 6/29/2007 4:18:58 AM

Congratulations Janine, a very deserving winner:) #4455794

Lorraine A. Cook 6/29/2007 5:15:37 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on this Grand Prize Win, Janine!<:)) #4456046

Donna W. Neal 6/29/2007 5:48:57 AM

WOW a spectactular WIN!
Congratulations Janine! #4456143

Terri L. Scribner 6/29/2007 6:29:57 AM

Congratulatios, Janine!! Super winning image!! #4456280

Karim Abiali 6/29/2007 6:58:59 AM

Congratulations on your win! ka. #4456362

Emily E. Bem 6/29/2007 7:08:02 AM

CONGRATS on your amazing achievement! What a beauty!!! #4456396

Allen O. Howard 6/29/2007 7:34:12 AM

I missed this as I do a lot of awonderful images. Better late than never. A fantastic image worthy of the grand prize Janine!, Allen #4456488

Jeff Gwynne 6/29/2007 7:46:35 AM

Congratulations, Janine! Very beautiful subject in the skilled hands of a true photographer. Nicely done! #4456532

S P Mukherji 6/29/2007 8:42:08 AM

Hi friend! Congratulations! Really happy and proud to see up there!! A stunning flower portrait indeed!!! #4456652

Michael S. Baker 6/29/2007 10:09:54 AM

Way to go, Janine!! Beautiful image- much congrats!!

Regards,
Mike B- #4456839

Serena Pierce 6/29/2007 11:26:59 AM

Congrats Janine...Awesome!! #4456997

PiperAnne L. Worcester 6/29/2007 12:14:13 PM

WOW, This is a really beauty. Congratulations Janine. A well deserved of a LOVELY image.
Piper #4457070

Karen K. Givens 6/29/2007 12:27:50 PM

Congrats Janine on your winning photo, was great to see you get on the top of the page. :) #4457101

Deepak Mathur 6/29/2007 1:12:41 PM

Congrats Janine!!! #4457177

Stanley C. Sims 6/29/2007 1:18:20 PM

Simply said, beautiful !!!.
Big congrats on being the Grand Prize Winner Janine. #4457194

Susan M. Hembree 6/29/2007 4:08:39 PM

Wow, Janine, this is just awesome! Congratulations on your Grand Prize winner! Fantastic! #4457571

Penny l. Haviland 6/29/2007 7:35:30 PM

Wonderful Janine! Congrats on the Grand Prize win! It is well deserved!
Penny #4457975

Gary G. Stewart 6/29/2007 7:39:14 PM

Outstanding, Janine! A well deserved win. Just perfect! #4457986

Sheryl A. Hudson 6/29/2007 8:20:31 PM

Hi Janine...
CONGRATULATIONS on your Grand Prize winner!!! Great to see you on top :)
Shreyl #4458046

Janine Russell 6/30/2007 12:35:39 AM

I am still stunned and humbled by all of your wonderful comments, encouragements and congratulations; thank you so much Ermanno, Barbara W, Meli, Robert, Esther, Darryl, Betsy, Helen, Colette, Autum, Ross, Cheri, Murry, Marie, Anita, Kimi, Kathryn, Amalia, Patricia D, Glenn, Sinta, Jill, Sherry, Terry, Sharon, Morteza, Judyann, Julie, Dennis, Neil, Ryan, Beth, Kate, Brenda, Timothy, Arlene, Martha, Denise, Susan F, Steve M, Lindley, Ellen, Marilyn, Colleen, Stan, Dee, Dominick, Tom, Harmeet, Cindy B, Paul M, Ron R, Melissa M, Wally, Patricia R, Lorraine, Donna N, Terri, Karim, Emily, Allen, Jeff, S P, Mike, Serena, Piper, Karen G, Deepak, Stanley, Susan R, Penny, Gary and Sheryl. #4458279

ronda chatelle 6/30/2007 1:43:04 PM

Congratulations Janine! I am so happy for you!!!!! This is sooooooo gorgeous! Great details, color, clarity and perspective! Very Impressive! WTG girl!!! #4459968

Anna Laska 6/30/2007 2:28:57 PM

Congratulations Janine! An exquisite combination of panorama with a macro view! Well done! #4460073

Mary Clarke 6/30/2007 4:04:04 PM

Many, many congratulations on this beautiful image Janine #4460223

Mary Clarke 6/30/2007 6:23:15 PM

WOW! Amazing image. Big congrats to you on this huge win! #4460541

Karen Slagle 6/30/2007 6:35:24 PM

Such radiance, Janine. This is such a gorgeous image and you are so deserving of this awesome win. Big congrats... #4460565

Christy Nichols 6/30/2007 8:28:01 PM

BIG congratulations, Janine!! Beautiful image! #4460738

Lorri Shank 6/30/2007 9:15:32 PM

Hi Janine. Congratulations on this awesome winner. You sure deserve it. You have been a member of Betterphoto so long and have really contributed to this site with beautiful images. I am very, very happy for you! Lorri #4460862

Milan Banik 7/1/2007 5:54:29 AM

I am very much with Lori,
huge congratesfor this excellent and deserve grand win for a better photo member. #4461675

Arnie Horwitz 7/1/2007 7:25:40 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful grand prize winner, Janine! #4462038

Karen Bacon 7/1/2007 8:31:03 AM

A huge congratulations on your fantastc grand prize winner!Way to go Janine!!!!!! #4462209

Ken Jarvis 7/1/2007 12:21:10 PM

Janine, a BIG congratulations! You really deserved this Grand Prize Win! What a great accomplishment! #4462745

William Moore 7/1/2007 12:26:55 PM

superb photo...congrats wm #4462754

Barbara Sharts 7/1/2007 1:44:58 PM

Janine WOW! Absolutely stunning image and major kudos on the Grand Prize Win!!! Well deserved! #4462970

Regina L. Rickert 7/1/2007 2:04:11 PM

Congratulations on your remarkable grand prize winner, Janine.
Just gorgeous! #4463052

Lisa J. Boulden 7/1/2007 2:09:40 PM

Breathtaking image with such beautiful colors! Amazing, Janine! --Lisa #4463073

Viveca Venegas 7/2/2007 5:46:46 AM

Felicitations! Gorgeous shot, well done . #4465230

Janine Russell 7/2/2007 9:04:52 AM

Ronda, Anna, Mary, Trula, Karen S, Christy, Lorri, Milan, Arnie, Karen B, Ken, William, Barbara, Lexi, Lisa and Viveca, thanks so much for all of your encouragement and congratulations. #4465984

Stephen Zacker 7/2/2007 12:47:02 PM

Stunning. Congratulations! #4466729

Sherry K. Adkins 7/3/2007 7:55:46 PM

Congrats, Janine, on your Grand Prize. So deserving! #4471043

Khaled Almerdasy 7/4/2007 5:57:25 PM

Awesome color, clarity and detail, Janine! #4473666

Janine Russell 7/4/2007 11:04:02 PM

Stephen, Sherry and Khaled, thanks very much for your congratulations on encouraging comments. #4474030

Derrald R. Farnsworth-Livingston 7/6/2007 7:45:14 AM

Janine, all I can say is "WOW!" Excellent in every way. Congrats as well! #4478707

Geraldine E. Lefoe 7/7/2007 2:40:21 PM

JAnine, this is an awesome shot - love the way you have cropped it - congrats on your well deserved win, Geraldine #4482711

Blake T. Lipthratt 7/8/2007 2:48:00 PM

you have an amazing gallery. #4485721

Allan L. Dy 7/9/2007 1:37:20 PM

Congratulations once again Janine! Simply super! #4489577

Janine Russell 7/11/2007 8:06:56 AM

From Patricia Casey on July 11, 2007 4:32 AM

Congratulations! Super.....wonderful photograph...I'm so happy to see a flower category take the Grand Prize...Best regards & Happy Shooting. #4496610

Dee Caraballo 7/11/2007 10:03:49 PM

Oh, Janine! A well deserved win. It's just a gorgeous capture! Congratulations. #4498849

Janine Russell 7/11/2007 11:15:49 PM

Derral, Geraldine, Blake, Allan, Patricia and Dee, thanks very much for your encouragement and congratulations. #4499014

Boentara Prajitno 7/12/2007 12:14:54 AM

Congratulation ! great shot #4499089

Brook Burling 7/17/2007 12:21:53 PM

Congratulations Janine on your Grand prize winner!! WOW what an awesome photograph. #4519219

Janine Russell 7/17/2007 12:58:45 PM

Boentara and Brook, thanks very much for your congratulations and encouragement. #4519321

Marta J. Baldwin 7/18/2007 1:53:18 PM

This is such a stunning photograph!!! Much deserving of a Grand Prize win! Congratulations and great job Janine! #4523734

Janine Russell 7/18/2007 3:04:06 PM

Marta, thanks very much for your encouraging comments and congratulations. #4523861

Renee Doyle 7/23/2007 1:20:19 AM

Belated but nonetheless HUGE congratulations on this stunning Grand Prize winner Janine!!!!!! Simply fantastic!
#4542261

Janine Russell 7/23/2007 2:37:57 PM

Hi Renee, thanks so much for your encouragement, congratulations and kind comments. #4545411

Paul D. 7/23/2007 7:06:51 PM

Janine, two things going on here: one, your photo is truly great... rich and gorgeous. There's much more, but I think it's all been said. Second, you've been faithful and kind by always leaving encouragement to so many people for their photos (yep, we see your name in the discussions all the time), that it seems like a friend of all of ours has won Grand Prize, which makes it all even that much better. Huge congratulations. #4546203

Janine Russell 7/23/2007 9:03:10 PM

Paul, thanks SO much for your encouraging comments and congratulations. #4546582

Dorann Weber 7/24/2007 4:05:51 PM

Janine..I just realized that you have won the grand prize..~ I am so happy for you and this much deserved winning..Congratulations~! #4550216

Linda L. Ruiz 7/24/2007 7:38:45 PM

Grand Prize!!! Great shot, so well deserved. Congrats. #4551033

Janine Russell 7/24/2007 9:07:42 PM

Dorann and Linda, thanks so much for your encouragement and congratulations. #4551579

Janine Russell 8/8/2007 8:14:25 AM

Wow, Janine, I had no idea you won last month's grand prize. What an honor! I should've looked this up! Your latest floral are absolutely exquisite. You deserve this honor and more!! Congratulations, friend. . . #4619046

Janine Russell 8/8/2007 9:15:01 AM

Deborah, thanks so much for your encouraging comments and congratulations. #4619276

Crystal Young 8/14/2007 2:54:57 PM

This is one of the first photos I had seen on the better photo website before I joined. Congrats on your win and all your beautiful work. Thank you for inspiring me. #4647934

Janine Russell 8/14/2007 3:18:18 PM

Crystal, thanks so much for your kind words of encouragement. #4648064

Eric Schneider 9/27/2007 7:48:43 AM

GREAT image. Just now discovering this shot. Congrats
Thanks for adding me to your list of photographers #4852962

Janine Russell 9/27/2007 8:15:15 AM

Eric, you're welcome and thanks so much for your encouraging comments and congratulations. #4853032

Susan M. Campbell 9/27/2007 6:22:53 PM

Stunning image Janine..excellent shot. #4855121

Janine Russell 9/27/2007 6:57:39 PM

Susan, thanks so much for your encouragement. #4855230

Richard Lynch 10/12/2007 1:50:23 PM

Janine,
Thanks for posting this excellent example of before and after to the Photoshop Club! You really did some great work extracting the color and tone, and the crop makes all the difference. Great work! I hope it inspires other club members to share. #4917358

Janine Russell 10/12/2007 3:48:38 PM

Richard, thanks so much for your encouraging comments. #4917647

Ruth Robbins 10/12/2007 4:53:32 PM

You're right, that is agreat example. I think I will join the Photoshop club :) #4917783

Richard Lynch 10/13/2007 8:09:27 AM

Ruth,
Join the betterphoto Photoshop club here:

Photoshop Club #4920243

Eric Schneider 10/13/2007 6:38:55 PM

Photoshop club.. I need to get that software someday..?? BTW thanks for commenting on my photos. Aprreciated!!
ERic S #4921857

Sharon F. Morris 10/18/2007 6:53:42 AM

Great image Janine. Your PhotoShop work really made it POP. Going to try in on a rose image I have on DP Challange getting commments that it needs to be brighter. #4943907

Karen K. Givens 10/18/2007 7:27:51 AM

Wow really did make the flowers POP, the orginal image was godd and you made it great. :) #4944007

Julie Christiansen 11/19/2007 5:39:37 PM

Delicate and beautiful #5098529

Janine Russell 11/19/2007 6:36:59 PM

Ruth, Eric, Sharon, Karen and Julie, thanks so much for your kind words of encouragement. #5098765

Nick Lagos 1/25/2008 4:02:07 PM

Big congrats on the huge honour of this wonderful achievement Janine... very well deserved indeed... #5395549

Holly J. Jackson 3/17/2008 9:36:12 PM

Holy COW!!! This is GORGEOUS!!! So deserving of the BIG WIN!!! Congrats on this high achievement with this spectacular image!! ; ) #5655669

Randy L. Quast 6/7/2008 6:52:49 AM

Great photo the color is great and congrats on the win. #6029978

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Photo of Plumeria blossoms was taken on March 15, 2007 at 7:59am in Wailea, Maui, Hawaii
Canon 100mm F/2.8 macro lens @ F/8, 1/100 second, ISO 400
Cropped, cloned, shadow/highlight, +saturation, -brightness, +contrast, levels, Neat Image, resized and sharpened in Photoshop CS

Uploaded on 4/27/2007 12:23:43 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest GRAND PRIZE Winner


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