Wild Lily

Dan J. Holm level-addict 6/29/2007 12:13:45 AM

Rich, moody and simply beautiful, Nadya! Love the light in this! #682113

Su Sana E. P level-addict 6/29/2007 12:22:50 AM

Nobody does it like you, Nadya!! Love the soft lighting and feel of this image. #4455388

Ray & Audrey Clarke 6/29/2007 12:28:12 AM

Great light, colour and detail, Beautiful Nadya!!!(R) #4455395

Raymond Pauly level-addict 6/29/2007 12:30:01 AM

Lovely composition and deep colors, Nadya! #4455398

Paul E. Earl level-addict 6/29/2007 12:37:00 AM

Wonderful image. So beautiful!! Great shot, Nadya! #4455405

Donald K. Cherry 6/29/2007 2:42:58 AM

Beautiful, Nadya. Love the colors, light, detail and reflections. #4455512

Barbara Waldoch level-addict 6/29/2007 3:00:39 AM

How gorgeous, Nadya! #4455562

Glenn E. Urquhart 6/29/2007 4:13:40 AM

Vibrant Color, Outstanding lighting and contrast, Well COmposed and quite Beautiful, Nadya!!! Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #4455778

Laurie Daily level-addict 6/29/2007 4:32:31 AM

What beautiful rich tones, Nadya! #4455854

Linda D. Lester level-addict 6/29/2007 5:20:34 AM

I don't think you will find the pink ones in the wild. This is beautiful!!! #4456074

David Phalen level-addict 6/29/2007 6:52:01 AM

A beauty! Love the glowing white against the blue water. #4456338

Melissa Gurdus level-addict 6/29/2007 11:54:54 AM

Your placement of the water lily and its reflection are perfect and make for a wonderful eye catching image, Nadya!! #4457030

Judy A. Lawhon level-addict 6/29/2007 1:36:31 PM

Terrific composition, Nadya! Beautiful flower!! #4457229

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-addict 6/29/2007 5:26:25 PM

Wonderful colors, lighting, effect and framing, Nadya!!!!! Very very pretty image!!!!! k #4457726

Patrick Rouzes level-addict 6/29/2007 5:47:27 PM

Exceptional contrasts, detail, lighitng, framing & colors, Nadya!!! Great work indeed! #4457773

Nadya Johnson level-addict 6/29/2007 10:57:24 PM

Thank you everyone, for your much appreciated comments! #4458196

Jessica Jenney level-addict 7/24/2007 8:36:40 PM

Congratulations, Nadya on this stunning finalist image! #4551316

Barbara Waldoch level-addict 7/24/2007 8:58:12 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Nadya! #4551496

Pat Gamwell 7/24/2007 9:36:12 PM

Yeah!!!!! WTG, girl! Beautiful finalist! #4551805

Emily E. Bem 7/24/2007 9:57:46 PM

CONGRATS on your lovely finalist!!!!! #4551945

Evy Johansen level-addict 7/24/2007 11:28:03 PM

Many congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Nadya!! #4552324

Mike Perez level-addict 7/24/2007 11:46:44 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful Finalist, Nadya! #4552390

Marijana Fajgl level-addict 7/25/2007 12:28:25 AM

Big congratulations Nadya! #4552572

Jill Odice level-addict 7/25/2007 1:58:04 AM

Congrats on a fantastic finalist! #4552837

Joannie M. Bertucci level-addict 7/25/2007 2:59:12 AM

Always such unique images from you Nadya! Congratulations! #4552956

Husain Akhtar level-addict 7/25/2007 3:39:19 AM

Big congratulations my friend! #4553076

Mary Timman 7/25/2007 4:06:49 AM

Congratulations on a beautiful finalist and Good Luck! #4553251

Autum Rhoades 7/25/2007 4:13:28 AM

Congrats on your finalist!!! #4553307

Jim Huffield 7/25/2007 4:15:51 AM

Congratulations Nadya. Jim #4553325

Cassie L. Woodlee level-addict 7/25/2007 4:52:26 AM

Congratulations Nadya!!!! #4553622

Jenny Bosmans 7/25/2007 5:28:04 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Nadya! :) #4553855

Terry L. Ellis level-addict 7/25/2007 5:49:23 AM

Congratulations, Nadya! A wonderful finalist! #4553968

Randy K. Baldwin level-addict 7/25/2007 5:54:21 AM

Beautiful Nadya, Congrats! Good luck in the next round, #4553986

Cyn D Valentine level-addict 7/25/2007 5:55:05 AM

Congratulations Nadya!! #4553987

David Pratt 7/25/2007 6:53:13 AM

Congratulations Nadya! #4554328

Melissa Gurdus level-addict 7/25/2007 6:54:52 AM

Big congratulations Nadya!!!! #4554347

Kay E. Mahoney level-addict 7/25/2007 7:31:30 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist Nadya. Good luck in the next round. #4554724

Glenn E. Urquhart level-addict 7/25/2007 7:40:53 AM

A Very Big Congratulations on your award, Nadya!!! Well Deserved! Cheers, Glenn. #4554805

Laurence Saliba level-addict 7/25/2007 7:50:03 AM

Congratulations on this outstanding finalist Nadya!!! #4554868

eileen bedford level-addict 7/25/2007 9:03:31 AM

Congratulations Nadya to this BEAUTIFUL capture of this water lily.... #4555441

Sam Britt level-addict 7/25/2007 9:11:35 AM

Congratulations, Nadya! #4555475

Charlene Taylor level-addict 7/25/2007 9:33:06 AM

Hi Nadya,
Congratulations on making finalist with this amazing shot! #4555597

Tarun Bose level-addict 7/25/2007 10:03:25 AM

Big congrats your excellent finalist, dear Nadya. #4555738

Karen Slagle level-addict 7/25/2007 10:29:41 AM

Big congrats, Nadya, on this gorgeous finalist, and best of luck next round... #4555891

Nadya Johnson level-addict 7/25/2007 11:16:45 AM

Thank you all so much for your congrats!! #4556162

Laurie Daily level-addict 7/25/2007 11:44:50 AM

Congratulations, Nadya, on this beautiful finalist! #4556310

Judy A. Lawhon level-addict 7/25/2007 11:54:43 AM

Congrats, Nadya....a beautiful finalist image!! #4556370

Sylvia Rossler level-addict 7/25/2007 1:57:47 PM

Big congrats on this wonderful finalist Nadya :O) #4557115

Lani J 7/25/2007 2:47:49 PM

Congratulations Nadya!!! :) #4557362

Janet McNeil level-addict 7/25/2007 3:09:36 PM

Beautiful finalist!! Good luck in round 2!! #4557474

Janet McNeil level-addict 7/25/2007 3:09:37 PM

Beautiful finalist!! Good luck in round 2!! #4557475

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-addict 7/25/2007 4:25:07 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Nadya!!!!!!! :-) k #4557830

Ken Smith level-addict 7/25/2007 4:39:43 PM

Way to go, Nadya! Congratulations!! #4557927

Jeana Clark level-addict 7/25/2007 5:32:50 PM

CONGRATS NADYA!!!

Way To Go!!!

~Jeana~ #4558159

Nancy L. Green level-addict 7/25/2007 9:06:07 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist!! <>< #4559400

Nadya Johnson 7/26/2007 12:03:59 AM

Again, thanks so much for your comments! #4559718

Michael S. Baker level-addict 7/26/2007 3:18:31 AM

Absolutely beautiful shot, Nadya. Congrats on this finalist image!
Regards,
Mike B- #4560262

Peter Appelbaum level-addict 7/26/2007 4:34:03 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist. Good luck. Peter #4560591

Carla Metzler 7/26/2007 7:14:43 AM

Congratulations, Nyda! #4561565

Nancy L. Green level-addict 7/26/2007 8:09:01 AM

Congratulations Nadya, very well deserved!! <>< #4562022

Emile Abbott level-addict 7/26/2007 11:58:44 AM

Congrats my friend on an excellent finalist. #4563401

Milan Banik 7/29/2007 5:15:14 AM

Congratulations Nadya #4573977

Jill Odice level-addict 8/27/2007 12:41:56 PM

Yippee! A BIG CONGRATS my friend :-) #4705199

Laurie Daily level-addict 8/27/2007 4:35:55 PM

I sure do love this, Nadya! Congrats! #4707294

Anita Hogue level-addict 8/30/2007 12:01:08 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Nadya! #4724665

Bill Wyatt 8/31/2007 11:16:19 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful Finalist!! I thought I commented on this already? I guess I was mistaken. #4728679

Val Feldman level-addict 9/16/2009 2:34:56 PM

I found them! Oh, so beautiful, Nadya..Silly, I know but the idea of finding something like this in it's complete natural state just thrills me...my hands would shake so, I could barely take the image! I'm making this a fav - I need to show this to my husband and mother tonight! Well done (and hope to see more!)! #7948714

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Description


Water lilies grow in the marshlands here in Illinois along the Mississippi River, although I've noticed lotuses are much more common. If you ever wonder which is which, the lotus grows very tall and has an intricate center almost like a drum with holes on top; water lilies such as this one, bloom very low to the water. Although they do come in pinks, blues and purples, I am still looking for the colored one! I suspect they're easier to find in gardens than in marshes, where they're nearly always white.



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BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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