Bad but pretty

© Barbara Waldoch

Bad but pretty

Su Sana E. P level-classic 5/28/2007 12:04:29 AM

An outstanding capture of this beautiful flower, Barbara!! #663300

Elaine A. Game 5/28/2007 12:06:38 AM

This is just spectacular. I love it. I don't think its in Tasmania yet. what a great macro. I love the background colour. really brilliant shot #4337817

Dan Holm level-classic 5/28/2007 12:09:15 AM

Love how this just leaps from the frame, Barbara!! BEAUTIFUL shot! #4337825

Renee Doyle level-classic 5/28/2007 12:24:36 AM

The colour is so vibrant Barbara! Lovely capture!

Ray Clarke 5/28/2007 12:45:43 AM

Wish we had bad weeds like this Barbara, it is very beautiful (a) #4337898

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 5/28/2007 1:02:04 AM

Very lovely colour and presentaion here Barbara...Dominick #4337944

Dr. Harmeet Singh level-classic 5/28/2007 1:05:35 AM

Very striking colour and capture. #4337952

Barbara Waldoch level-classic 5/28/2007 1:26:31 AM

Evy Johansen

Gorgeous image, Barbara! Beautiful clarity, details and color!!
5/28/2007 12:04:20 AM


Anna Diederich 5/28/2007 1:45:21 AM

Very beautiful Barbara! Love the color here!! #4338003

Joze vauh 5/28/2007 3:01:04 AM

Very beautiful and nise presentation.

Carolyn J. Connolly level-classic 5/28/2007 3:10:33 AM

Barbara, this really is a VERY pretty flower - it's a pity that it's such a curse here in Oz, though?!! The petal colouring is STUNNING, so it's no wonder that someone thought it would be a good idea to bring it into Oz for ornamental garden use!! ;o/ I just Googled 'Cape Tulip', and found out a little more about this plant:

I wonder how many times things that have been brought here as hopefully "attractive ornamental garden plants" have ended up becoming noxious weeds instead!! :o( The Cape Tulip was introduced to Australia in the mid-nineteenth century from the Western Cape Province of South Africa...

Phil and I trust that you've had a good start to the week, Barbara, and that the rest of it is productive for you!! :o) #4338061

Aimee S. McMaster 5/28/2007 3:14:49 AM

....a beautiful weed indeed Barbara...Aimee #4338069

Glenn E. Urquhart 5/28/2007 3:38:30 AM

Amazing clarity and detail, Brilliant color, Outstanding lighting, contrast, dof, WELL Composed and quite beautiful, Barbara!!! VERY Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #4338101

Roxanne M. Bubar 5/28/2007 4:27:55 AM

WOW What a gorgeous weed. Stunning colors and awesome clarity and details. #4338219

Carol Sawyer 5/28/2007 6:10:24 AM

Beautiful flower, wonderful color and lighting, Barbara! #4338547

Candice C. Calhoun level-classic 5/28/2007 7:48:26 AM

How can anything this gorgeous be bad? Wow, stunning!

ccc #4338907

William C. Raco level-classic 5/28/2007 8:37:31 AM

Beautiful color, focus and DoF
Very pretty, Barbara

Bill #4339067

Karen Engelbreth level-classic 5/28/2007 12:00:04 PM

Wonderful capture, Barbara - love it! #4339645

John Connolly level-classic 5/28/2007 1:58:48 PM

A beautiful capture, Barbara! I don't recall seeing this one before, this is one of your W.A. flowers we don't need over here!! #4339861

Derek D. Dafoe 5/29/2007 1:58:50 PM

Beautiful flower Barbara! Very nice shot!! #4343794

Stefania Barbier level-classic 6/26/2007 2:49:24 PM

congrats on your finalist!!!!! #4440041

Aimee S. McMaster 6/26/2007 2:58:13 PM

...congratulations on your beautiful finalist Barbara...Aimee #4440113

Tarun Bose 6/26/2007 3:21:50 PM

Big congrats Barbara on your lovely finalist. #4440486

Sam Britt 6/26/2007 3:51:05 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Barbara! #4440977

Stan J. Bendkowski level-classic 6/26/2007 3:56:55 PM

Congratulations Barbara on your finalist! #4441073

Colleen Farrell level-classic 6/26/2007 4:39:40 PM

Stunning color and clarity, Barbara! Congratulations on your finalist! #4441547

Dan Holm level-classic 6/26/2007 5:27:15 PM

CONGRATULATIONS, Barbara!! Absolutely gorgeous! #4442081

Laurie Daily level-classic 6/26/2007 5:51:17 PM

Congratulations to you, Barbara! A beautiful weed you have captured very worthy of a finalist! #4442357

MELODIE C. ROBERTS level-classic 6/26/2007 6:31:13 PM

congratulations Barbara!!!! #4442912

Sylvia Rossler 6/26/2007 6:35:51 PM

Wish I had this bad weed in my garden, such a beautiful flower !!!Big congrats Barbara :O) #4442969

Terry L. Ellis level-classic 6/26/2007 6:38:05 PM

A brightly colored and beautifully detailed and captured finalist, Barbara! Congratultions! #4442995

Nancy L. Green level-classic 6/26/2007 7:02:09 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist!! <>< #4443366

Su Sana E. P level-classic 6/26/2007 7:34:37 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Barbara!! #4443808

Nadya Johnson 6/26/2007 10:06:36 PM

Congratulations Barbara, on your outstanding finalist! #4444793

Evy Johansen level-classic 6/26/2007 10:13:51 PM

BIG congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Barbara!! #4444833

Mary K. Robison 6/26/2007 11:24:00 PM

Bad but pretty ~ AND a finalist, Barbara!
Congratulations! Best of luck to you in the next round!! #4445081

Carol Teal 6/27/2007 12:30:30 AM

Beautiful color and congrats on your finalist! It looks too pretty to be a weed! #4445245

William Johnson 6/27/2007 12:45:56 AM

Congratulations Barbara. Bill J. #4445287

Stanley J. Contrades 6/27/2007 1:23:20 AM

CONGRATULATIONS Barbara and the best of luck to you in the next round with this stunning Finalist! Beautifully done!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #4445340

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 6/27/2007 2:44:55 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, Barbara, for this wonderful image that pops right off the page- well done!
-Debby #4445633

Colette M. Metcalf level-classic 6/27/2007 3:57:42 AM

Congratulations Barbara!!! #4446047

Lynne Morris 6/27/2007 4:55:53 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Barbara. #4446376

Holly Shao 6/27/2007 6:37:48 AM

Congratulations, Barbara, on this gorgeous Finalist! Love the colors!

Holly #4447295

Carla Metzler 6/27/2007 6:41:21 AM

Congratulations Barbara! #4447320

Glenn E. Urquhart 6/27/2007 7:27:34 AM

Congratulations on your award, Barbara!!! Well Deserved! Cheers, Glenn. #4447655

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 6/27/2007 8:31:06 AM

Congratulations Barbara!!!!! K #4448106

RC Fritz 6/27/2007 10:24:50 AM

Big Congratulations Barbara! Great Finalist! #4448764

Kathy Reeves level-classic 6/27/2007 1:04:57 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist!! #4449665

Ray Clarke level-classic 6/27/2007 1:44:14 PM

Congratulations Barbara (a) #4449981

Tamara K. Walker level-classic 6/28/2007 6:40:08 PM


Lorri Shank 7/13/2007 11:33:51 PM

Stunning color in this great image. Congratulations! #4506835

Chris Ebben 11/29/2007 3:31:57 AM

Congratulations, very nice image indeed & as John said, I've never seen it over our way either. You better keep it over there!! Very nicely presented=^..^= #5146125

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Cape tulip (Moraea flaccida sweet)
This is a bad weed in Australia, but still a pretty flower.

Uploaded on 5/27/2007 11:58:01 PM Photo Contest Finalist

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