Magnolia Crown

© James R. Jackson

Magnolia Crown

Geralyn Montambault 8/7/2007 7:50:23 AM

Very beautiful composition and detail!
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Johnathan P. Lloyd 8/7/2007 8:03:28 AM

Wonderful composition and tones! Congrats on this beautiful photo! #4613683

Janice Sullivan 8/7/2007 8:22:12 AM

I agree...your composition is an eye catcher! Wonderful job :) #4613769

James R. Jackson 8/7/2007 8:28:41 AM

Geralyn and Johnathan, thank you so much for the compliments. After looking at your galleries, I feel doubly delighted by your remarks. I was taken by the landscape shots in your galleries. Johnathan, you said in your blurb that you would appreciate advice on your photography, but all I can say is keep on doing what you're doing. Great work (by both of you)! Keep shooting, and thanks again, Jay
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Dominick M. Dimacale 8/7/2007 8:33:29 AM

Great details you have captured here James, well done...Dominick #4613826

James R. Jackson 8/7/2007 8:35:34 AM

Janice, thanks for the compliments! I suppose it is only natural to view the galleries of those who comment on one's photos (possibly, even a courtesy). I was very happy to view yours! Beautiful photos. I especially enjoyed your macro photos (my favorite photography). You have a great eye! Keeping shooting! Jay #4613835

Joze vauh 8/7/2007 8:59:56 AM

Great shot,James.
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Tarun Bose 8/7/2007 9:17:02 AM

Outstanding composition and fantastic macro shot. Great details and natural colours. Well done James. #4614002

James R. Jackson 8/7/2007 12:08:22 PM

Dominick, Joze, and Tarun, many thanks for your observations! Jay
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Karen Bacon 8/17/2007 2:00:27 PM

So beautiful!Congratulations! #4662245

Kay E. Mahoney 9/24/2007 7:52:23 PM

Congratulations on your second place winner. #4841136

James R. Jackson 9/25/2007 5:47:09 AM

Kay,

Thanks for the congratulatory note. I checked out your gallery and it is beautiful! Happy shooting! Jay #4843087

Janine Russell 9/29/2007 1:22:25 PM

James, excellent tones, composition, clarity and lighting; big congratulations on your Second Place Win! #4861759

James R. Jackson 10/1/2007 6:27:02 AM

Janine, thank you so much for the congrats. After looking at YOUR gallery (beautiful photos; beautiful family), I consider it high praise, indeed! You MUST be the winner at garnering Betterphoto prizes--so MANY of them! Keep shooting and thanks again! Jay
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Angela Azzinnaro 6/9/2008 3:44:54 PM

WOW S*T*U*N*N*I*N*G image Jay!!!!! WONDERFUL work!!!!!! #6039692

James R. Jackson 6/10/2008 7:02:18 AM

Thanks, Angela! #6042544

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Description

This is a macro of a Southern Magnolia bloom, taken at the National Arboretum in Washington, DC, in early July. ISO 400; f/5.6; 1/500 sec; taken at mid-morning in natural light; tripod.

Uploaded on 8/7/2007 7:36:15 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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