Ray Clarke 8/13/2007 1:11:55 AM

Wonderful full frame of beautiful colours and detail Les (a) #712975

Anna Diederich 8/13/2007 2:36:50 AM

Beautiful floral capture Les!! Love the contrasting colors! #4639800

Patrick Rouzes 8/13/2007 2:40:22 AM

Exceptional colors, contrasts, comp, detail, lighting, effects & contrasts here, Les!!! Excellent work here indeed on this one!!! #4639819

Carolyn J. Connolly 8/13/2007 3:04:05 AM

WOW, Les - this is a GORGEOUS macro capture, with WONDERFUL strong colours AND lighting...and OUTSTANDING details!! FABULOUS compositional crop AND title, too!! :o) #4639920

Colleen Braun 8/13/2007 3:23:18 AM

stunning... #4639994

Joy Rector 8/13/2007 3:40:21 AM

love the coloring #4640049

Jeff Robinson 8/13/2007 4:38:24 AM

Can't say enough about this one! Outstanding work Les! Jeff #4640339

Nikki McDonald 8/13/2007 5:00:33 AM

No time to comment this morning but couldn't help myself on this one, Les. I think you've done it here--the red background is simply smashing. Looks like detail from an extremely expensive hand-painted designer plate or something. Hard to do a sunflower freshly but you have succeeded. #4640472

Christopher Budny 8/13/2007 5:52:20 AM

Glorious, Les! #4640736

Amber Kennedy 8/13/2007 6:26:04 AM

Here comes the do do's ALRIGHT! #4640926

Michelle L. Frick 8/13/2007 7:12:35 AM

Wow - that's not what I was expecting from the title - this is beautifully done Les! I love the red background and your details are incredibly sharp! #4641158

Janine Russell 8/13/2007 8:54:36 AM

Les, excellent colors, detail, clarity, contrasts and lighting. #4641625

John Caruso 8/13/2007 9:16:22 AM

Nicely photographed and nicely titled. Another fantastic job, Les! #4641703

Cheryl E. Molennor 8/13/2007 9:54:37 AM

LOVE this Les! #4641872

Sisterlisa B 8/13/2007 11:41:04 AM

Beautiful! #4642224

Bob Cournoyer 8/13/2007 7:08:58 PM

Love the fuzz, light on the fuzz, medium sharp petals (pe "t" als), and the water drops. The red background (another hunk o' paper?) is great with this. Each color stands out sharply against the one behind it.

Bob #4643739

Les Rhoades 8/13/2007 8:37:07 PM

Bob, no paper used this time.
I exploited the existing color in the BG and enhanced it in post production. #4644031

Maria Sacha 8/14/2007 8:57:15 PM

What a wonderful shot! Wow!!! #4649256

Amanda Chapman 8/15/2007 6:18:40 AM

~ B E A U T I F U L ~ #4651187

Irene M. Biery 8/16/2007 11:45:44 AM

I love it!!! just beautiful! #4657280

Tina Cano 8/16/2007 9:24:29 PM

I'm friends with Jillian and found your gallery from one of her pictures.I just signed up. This flower is really pretty! #4659026

Carol Teal 8/18/2007 12:33:20 AM

Wow Les! The vibrant colors are fantastic! The red BG really makes the flower pop, and I love the drops of water and your comp. Great detail too! This is one of my favs! #4663621

Laura Clay-Ballard 9/21/2007 12:35:06 PM

congrats! beautiful! #4822040

Christopher Budny 9/21/2007 12:56:02 PM

I keep seeing Silver for you... Congratulations, Les! #4822261

eileen bedford 9/21/2007 1:19:33 PM

Congratulations on your finalist Les.... #4822502

Carol Teal 9/21/2007 4:44:40 PM

Excellent detail and beautiful color and clarity! Congrats Les! #4823965

Cheryl E. Molennor 9/21/2007 4:55:04 PM

Congratulations! #4824015

Datha Y. Thompson 9/22/2007 8:47:28 AM

Congratulations!!! WTG x's 5 WOW :0) #4827364

Tarun Bose 9/22/2007 11:05:52 AM

Big congrats Les, for your excellent finalist. #4827853

Emile Abbott 9/22/2007 6:42:41 PM

Les are you giving Les sons yet. Sign me up. Another well deserving finalist. #4829563

Kay E. Mahoney 9/22/2007 7:38:20 PM

Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round. #4829824

Kathy L. Clark 9/22/2007 8:22:07 PM

Way to go Les on this fabulous finalist. #4830046

Cassie L. Woodlee 9/23/2007 6:54:58 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Les!!!!! #4831712

Nikki McDonald 9/23/2007 10:05:23 AM

Congratulations on this finalist, Les. I must say I fully expect to see it again--it is amazing. #4832520

Lois Adomite 9/23/2007 12:34:23 PM

Congratulations, this is just beautiful. Lois #4833021

Dr Silly 9/24/2007 10:38:13 AM

Congrats on the Gold, Les. :O)

Susan T. Evans 9/24/2007 10:45:32 AM

Congrats Les on this awesome second place winner. #4837916

Christopher Budny 9/24/2007 10:49:09 AM

A golden sunset, that is! Congratulations! #4837945

Nikki McDonald 9/24/2007 10:57:34 AM

So glad to see I was right :)
Congratulations, Les! #4838025

Pat Gamwell 9/24/2007 11:28:36 AM

Well deserved winner, Les! Big Congrats! #4838260

Cyn Valentine 9/24/2007 11:29:20 AM

Beautiful!! Congratulations Les!! #4838264

Sylvia Rossler 9/24/2007 11:44:57 AM

Big Big congrats on your winner Les :o) #4838347

Bob Cournoyer 9/24/2007 11:51:00 AM

Way to go, Les!!!!!

Bob #4838382

Kate Jackson 9/24/2007 12:24:16 PM

Stunning Les! Congrats #4838548

Jenny Bosmans 9/24/2007 12:41:18 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful winner, Les! :) #4838656

Cheryl E. Molennor 9/24/2007 12:46:55 PM

I LOVE this. Congratulations #4838689

Lynne Morris 9/24/2007 12:52:17 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful winner Les. #4838730

Susan Fox 9/24/2007 3:27:20 PM

Congratulations on your win Les! #4839375

Anna Diederich 9/24/2007 3:54:23 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful winner, Les! #4839533

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 9/24/2007 4:11:27 PM

BIG congrat's on your beautiful second place win!!!
Peaches #4839649

Susan M. Hembree 9/24/2007 4:30:09 PM

Les--this is indeed a wonderful shot with a really gorgeous background color! Congratulations on your 2nd place winner! #4839794

Lois Adomite 9/24/2007 5:27:24 PM

Congratulations on your 2nd place win. Lois #4840218

David Phalen 9/24/2007 5:33:57 PM

BIG Congrats on a well deserved Winner! #4840271

Mike D. Perez 9/24/2007 5:38:00 PM

Congratulations on your great Winner, Les! #4840296

Su Sana E. P 9/24/2007 6:13:24 PM

Congratulations on your Win, Les!! #4840486

Kay E. Mahoney 9/24/2007 7:51:18 PM

Les, Congratulations on your beautiful second place winner. #4841131

Susana Ms Heide 9/24/2007 8:14:02 PM

This one just HAD to be a WINNER!! CONGRATULATIONS Les!!! It is sheer perfection in every detail!!! #4841270

Carol Teal 9/25/2007 12:45:39 AM

Congrats on your win Les! #4841807

Ken Smith 9/25/2007 3:47:34 AM

Congratulations, Les. Super shot! #4842355

Tarun Bose 9/25/2007 4:07:17 AM

Big congrats Les, for your second place winner. #4842517

Kathy L. Clark 9/25/2007 5:48:06 AM

Congrats Les on this awesome well deserved second place winner. #4843094

Datha Y. Thompson 9/25/2007 6:23:12 AM

Congratulations on your GOLD WINNER Les!!! Love it :0) #4843359

Janine Russell 9/29/2007 1:20:21 PM

Les, big congratulations on your Second Place Win! #4861751

Emile Abbott 9/29/2007 3:48:49 PM

Way to go Les and a winner too. Congratulation #4862094

Wally Orlowsky 10/5/2007 11:24:26 AM

Belated congratulations on this bright and bold winner, Les!!! #4886696

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 10/20/2007 12:54:35 PM

Such a beauty Les!! A huge congratulations on your win!!! #4953582

Stacy Lankford 11/18/2007 6:31:45 AM

Great imge, Les! #5090207

Stacy Lankford 7/22/2010 3:15:23 PM

Great use of color! Wonderful texture! #8780763

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