Hawaiian Dream

© Candice C. Calhoun

Hawaiian Dream

virafoto - 6/15/2007 5:06:03 AM

You owe yes to visit Hawaii. Everything there is beautiful, touching!
And get ready... With the quality with you made this picture you will have a lot of work in Hawaii...
That beautiful picture, photographer. Beautiful and very well composite.
Perfection in the detail, in the focus, in the light, in the framing.
Receive my congratulations and my desire of "good trip to Hawaii"...
(And we would like to see the pictures that you will do there). #674121

Lynne Morris 6/15/2007 5:16:30 AM

Wow this is beautiful Candice, wonderful colours and details, it really pops against the black bg. #4399224

Agnes Fegan 6/15/2007 5:16:49 AM

This is gorgeous Candice...we just returned from a vacation there last month - you would love it!!! #4399225

Jim Huffield 6/15/2007 5:21:44 AM

Sooooo very pretty, Candice. Jim #4399238

Su Sana E. P 6/15/2007 6:00:35 AM

Perfect composition with neat details, lighting and excellent background, Candice!! #4399423

Sam Britt 6/15/2007 6:03:36 AM

Beautiful, Candice. I'd love to go to Hawaii, too! I think it's a photographer's paradise. #4399431

Melissa G. Meiselman 6/15/2007 8:33:42 AM

Gorgeous white flower very well presented against the dark background, Candice!!
I hope you have a great trip to Hawaii!

Jennifer L. Taranto 6/15/2007 9:00:35 AM

So beautiful. Love the comp & lighting! #4399843

Cyn Valentine 6/15/2007 9:02:13 AM

Beautiful Candice..great lighting! #4399849

Karen Engelbreth 6/15/2007 9:48:49 AM

Wonderful capture, Candice! #4400026

Hendrik Storme 6/15/2007 11:00:35 AM

Wonderfully done Candice! Great image!!! #4400187

Rakesh Syal 6/15/2007 11:02:10 AM

Love the composition and lighting, Candice!!! #4400190

Glenn E. Urquhart 6/15/2007 11:26:30 AM

Outstanding color, lighting and contrast, Beautiful Floral Composition, Candice!!! Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #4400284

Dan Holm 6/15/2007 11:46:33 AM

GORGEOUS, Candice!! ... LOVE your unique vertical framing and that righ yellow color! EXCELLENT detail in this, too! #4400334

Tamara K. Walker 6/15/2007 1:00:52 PM

Very striking, magnificent color and light. #4400508

Stephanie Laird 6/15/2007 1:29:24 PM

Lovely color and contrast! #4400579

Jenny Bosmans 6/15/2007 1:43:55 PM

Excellent work and beautiful image, Candice...as always! :) #4400614

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 6/15/2007 2:13:32 PM

Awe imspiring, Candice!!!!! Most beautiful image!!!!! :3 #4400694

Carol Sawyer 6/15/2007 3:03:21 PM

Very, Very beautiful image and work, Candice!! #4400852

Inge S. Lasmana 6/15/2007 3:15:41 PM

Beautiful white! excellent exposure and lighting, Candice! #4400895

Colette M. Metcalf 6/15/2007 5:36:05 PM

How beautiful!! #4401254

David Phalen 6/15/2007 6:05:44 PM

Just received pictures from friends who moved there a couple of years ago. There picture don't match this beauty of yours bu do show why they call it Paradise. Hope you get there and get many shots as spectacular as this one. #4401338

Shelly A. Van Camp 6/15/2007 9:23:43 PM

Breathtaking and so very beautiful! I would love to go there too! :) #4401732

Husain Akhtar 6/16/2007 2:30:38 AM

Outstanding composition and presentation, Candice! Love the way you have kept the image so simple - black and white and a touch of yellow! #4402090

Lorraine A. Cook 6/16/2007 3:42:40 AM

Dreams do come true, Candice! Vivid color and details, my friend!<:)) #4402200

Candice C. Calhoun 6/16/2007 5:06:20 AM

You all are SO extremely kind, your comments have made me feel a lot better on a day of turmoil and craziness! Probably going car shopping today; my sixteen year old Honda may be finally biting the dust :) Please keep me in your thoughts as I go up against the car dealers.... #4402405

eileen bedford 6/16/2007 6:07:11 AM

AWESOME capture, love your comp on this... #4402554

Candice C. Calhoun 6/16/2007 6:58:21 AM

Thanks so much, Eileen! Have a lovely weekend!

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Dianna Hauf 6/16/2007 4:36:03 PM

Candice my friend...you take these flowers and work them as if they were precious gifts, jewels that were given to you. I DO wish you the best going up aganst the dreaded car dealers and more than that, wish you a trip to Hawaii. I have gone and it was one of the most incredibly beautiful trips yet!
This iamge is gorgeous! #4403717

Candice C. Calhoun 6/16/2007 5:35:01 PM

Dianna, thanks so much for your truly insightful and extremely touching comment! I DO consider my floral subjects as gifts, they are very precious to me. I try to allow them to emerge in an inviting way to the viewer so that everyone can enjoy them as I do! Thanks for being such a treasured friend...have a fantastic weekend!

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Lisa J. Boulden 6/16/2007 9:41:44 PM

Absolutely wonderful, Candace! #4404288

Candice C. Calhoun 6/16/2007 9:51:53 PM

Thanks, Lisa...very much!

ccc #4404306

Gail Vitikacs 6/18/2007 7:33:26 AM

Amazing colors and details....wow! #4408699

Kathleen K. Parker 6/18/2007 6:54:10 PM

This is a gorgeous shot, Candice.
So well presented!!
KK #4410595

Candice C. Calhoun 6/19/2007 5:19:42 AM

Thanks so much, Gail and Kathleen, for your extremely thoughtful comments!

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Lynn Haack 6/23/2007 7:48:32 AM

Dramatic and compelling image. Saw this on EFP...congrats. Lynn #4427734

Cassie L. Woodlee 6/23/2007 12:06:47 PM

Beautiful capture, color and detail Candice!!! #4428426

Candice C. Calhoun 6/23/2007 4:25:47 PM

Thanks Lynn (EFP? How cool!) and Cassie! I truly appreciate your comments!

Have a GREAT weekend!

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Ken Grooms 6/23/2007 6:20:48 PM

Perfect shot of a perfect flower! #4429400

Barbara Waldoch 7/24/2007 9:28:31 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Candice! #4551752

Dianna Hauf 7/24/2007 9:48:33 PM

NOW, if this could only be a ticket to Hawaii!! Congratulations again dear!!! #4551897

Candice C. Calhoun 7/25/2007 2:18:26 AM

Thanks Ken, Barbara and Dianna...how cool would THAT be :) Have a great day!

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Mary Timman 7/25/2007 4:42:02 AM

So pretty. Congratulations and good luck! #4553536

RC Fritz 7/25/2007 5:03:36 AM

Beautiful image. Congratulations on your POTD!! #4553688

Jenny Bosmans 7/25/2007 7:23:59 AM

Congratulations on another fantastic finalist, Candice! :) #4554659

Glenn E. Urquhart 7/25/2007 8:08:16 AM

A Very Big Congratulations on your award, Candice!!! Well Deserved! Cheers, Glenn. #4555027

Kate Jackson 7/25/2007 9:38:39 AM

Big congrats ccc! Love the comp and the contrast! WOW! Hope you get there one day! #4555622

Sherri Gorman 7/25/2007 9:39:12 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist!!!! #4555626

Kay E. Mahoney 7/25/2007 12:31:27 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist. Good luck in the next round. #4556603

Laurie Daily 7/25/2007 2:46:04 PM

Beautiful Candice! #4557356

Sam Britt 7/25/2007 3:33:47 PM

Congratulations, Candice! #4557580

eileen bedford 7/25/2007 4:41:31 PM

Congratulations Candice, well done... #4557940

Renee Doyle 7/25/2007 6:35:43 PM

Another stunner .... congratulations ccc!!!

Ken Smith 7/25/2007 7:25:07 PM

You had a great month, Candice!! #4559043

Cyn Valentine 7/25/2007 7:26:52 PM

Big congratulations Candice!! #4559048

Datha Y. Thompson 7/25/2007 10:18:10 PM

Congratulations Candice!! Gorgeous :0) #4559536

Candice C. Calhoun 7/26/2007 4:34:11 AM

Thanks so much, everyone, for your wonderful comments!

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Christy Nichols 7/26/2007 7:19:35 AM

Congratulations again Candice!!! #4561607

Kathy L. Clark 7/26/2007 10:16:35 AM

Congrats Candice on this beautiful finalist. #4562837

Cassie L. Woodlee 7/27/2007 4:38:53 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist!!! #4566689

Emile Abbott 7/27/2007 8:02:52 AM

Dreaming your dream on this wonderful finalist, Candice. Nice month. #4567780

Candice C. Calhoun 7/27/2007 3:47:05 PM

Thanks Christy, Kathy, Cassie and Emile for you kind thoughts and warm wishes! Have a great weekend!

ccc #4569265

Carol Teal 7/27/2007 3:47:19 PM

I can hear that Hawaiian music! :) Congrats on your finalist! #4569266

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