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Tarun Bose 9/17/2007 3:45:41 AM

Good morning Laurie. Excellent composition, lovely effects and brilliant colours with great clarity. Well done. #740149

Su Sana E. P 9/17/2007 3:47:36 AM

Sensational macro capture and beautiful presentation, Laurie!! Winner it is!!!!! #4801551

Jeff W. Robinson 9/17/2007 3:55:56 AM

You have done a Beautiful job with this Laurie! Jeff #4801588

Nikki McDonald 9/17/2007 4:04:49 AM

Man are you going to town, Laurie. I simply have to plant some of these next year. And then get a new camera and good macro lens. And then learn to see and frame them like this beauty. I love the rich earthy palette here--reminds me of the southwest. Listen to SuSana--she knows what she's talking about :) #4801635

MELODIE C. ROBERTS 9/17/2007 4:09:25 AM

I REALLY don't know How you do it...
Just so glad that you do.....
This is Magnificent Laurie....;0)
Have a Great Day...MeL #4801659

Aimee S. McMaster 9/17/2007 4:20:01 AM

...another wow from me Laurie....wonderful floral macro....Aimee #4801716

Shirley Sicurello 9/17/2007 4:31:32 AM

Beautifully done - reminds me of a mandala. #4801787

Jeana Clark 9/17/2007 4:32:03 AM

GORGEOUS GORGEOUS GORGEOUS!!!
I agree....This has winner written all over it!!
Beautiful colors! Outstanding details! Awesome clarity!!!
WELL DONE Laurie!!!

~Jeana~ #4801790

Joan Kocak 9/17/2007 5:10:25 AM

spectacular image Laurie~ #4802049

Cyn D Valentine 9/17/2007 5:27:29 AM

Big wow..this is fantastic! Beautiful color and detail! #4802172

Cheryl E. Molennor 9/17/2007 7:28:17 AM

Incredible. #4802801

Peter Appelbaum 9/17/2007 10:33:05 AM

And, yet another one Laurie. You're amazing. Awesome colors and detail. Peter #4803395

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 9/17/2007 2:15:40 PM

PERFECTION!!!!! That covers the discription of this!!!!! ♫ k #4803938

Sandra R. Alvey 9/17/2007 8:28:06 PM

Oh WOW Laurie!! This is truly Fantastic!!

Sandi #4805049

Stefania Barbier 9/18/2007 3:07:46 AM

Laurie this is absolutely fantastic.... WOW what a comp, colors, clarity... just gorgeous! #4806026

Laurie Daily 9/18/2007 3:39:19 AM

Thanks everyone for your wonderful comments...so much appreciated! #4806206

Linda Blair 9/18/2007 4:30:56 PM

BEAUTIFUL! BEAUTIFUL! BEAUTIFUL!!!! ☺ #4808801

Nilesh J. Bhange 9/19/2007 10:09:50 PM

Simply Brilliant!! No words to appreciate the image :) #4814209

Laurie Daily 9/20/2007 3:03:22 PM

Thanks Linda and Nilesh! #4817599

Monica Mermoz 9/23/2007 5:29:00 PM

Impressive detail,and a very beautiful composition! #4833923

Laurie Daily 9/24/2007 5:04:49 PM

Thanks, Monica! #4840062

Lisa J. Boulden 9/29/2007 8:52:39 PM

Laurie, this should have a badge beneath it!!! It's absolutely stunning!
WOW! WOW! WOW!!!
--Lisa #4863007

Colleen Farrell 12/19/2007 5:45:11 PM

The BP Gods have smiled upon the Gazania Goddess! :) WTG, Laurie--congratulations on a very well-deserved finalist! #5230385

Su Sana E. P 12/19/2007 6:27:13 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Laurie!! #5230730

Nikki McDonald 12/19/2007 7:13:00 PM

See, I told you SuSana knew what she was talking about :) Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Laurie, and best of luck in the next round. #5231108

Su Sana E. P 12/19/2007 7:27:30 PM

Huge Congratulations on this beautiful Winner, Laurie!! Woo Hoo!! #5231186

anonymous 12/19/2007 7:38:40 PM

Congratulations Laurie on your awesome second place win! B- #5231301

Nikki McDonald 12/19/2007 7:53:23 PM

Another big winner, Laurie. WTG! Congratulations. #5231412

Sam Britt 12/19/2007 8:01:18 PM

Another winner!! Congratulations! #5231469

Lisa J. Boulden 12/19/2007 8:11:20 PM

I KNEW it deserved a badge!!!

Congratulations, Hon, on this
WELL-DESERVED W*I*N*N*E*R !
--Lisa #5231543

Kathy L. Clark 12/19/2007 8:24:13 PM

Congrats Laurie on this beautiful winner. #5231656

Cheryl E. Molennor 12/19/2007 9:11:04 PM

Another great winner! Congratulations! #5232125

Cary Rogers 12/19/2007 9:38:26 PM

WOW!! BIG CONGRATS on this stunning winner, Laurie!!! Such great colors, detail, and image processing! #5232246

Stefania Barbier 12/19/2007 9:39:48 PM

HUGE CONGRATS Laurie!!!!!!!! #5232254

Evy Johansen 12/19/2007 10:03:21 PM

BIG congratulations on your beautiful win, Laurie!! #5232401

Barbara Waldoch 12/19/2007 11:31:59 PM

Congratulations again, Laurie! #5232734

Aimee S. McMaster 12/20/2007 1:37:48 AM

.....again....much congratulations on your wonderful winner Laurie...Aimée #5232979

Laurie Daily 12/20/2007 4:42:17 AM

Thanks so very much everyone for your wonderful congrats. This image was passed by the first time, not even getting an EP. I resubmitted it, thanks to Lisa's encouraging words, and was pleasantly surprised this morning. Thank Lisa!!! #5233692

Peter Appelbaum 12/20/2007 5:58:49 AM

Congrats again Laurie. Peter #5234049

Mike Umbreit 12/20/2007 6:57:00 AM

Laurie - Congratulations again! - Mike #5234320

Emile Abbott 12/20/2007 8:18:45 AM

Double your pleasure and double your fun with double winners this month. Double congratulation Laurie and well deserved. Know your Christmas will be happy. #5234658

Bill Wyatt 12/20/2007 8:27:29 AM

Congratulations on your Winner!! #5234702

Esther Smith 12/20/2007 9:32:14 AM

Wow- love it! Congratulaitons again Laurie!! #5234918

Nadya Johnson 12/20/2007 9:41:45 AM

Congratulations on your very stunning winner, Laurie! #5234969

Laurie Daily 12/20/2007 3:09:52 PM

Thanks so much Peter, Mike, Emile, Bill, Ester, and Nadya. I really appreciate all of your wonderful congrats and support! #5236036

Ronald Balthazor 12/21/2007 7:05:05 AM

Congratulations on this excellent work, Laurie. #5239114

Christopher J. Budny 12/21/2007 1:46:49 PM

I love how the center glows; congratulations, Laurie! #5240465

Linda Blair 12/22/2007 7:27:56 AM

Congrats on another beautiful win!!!! ☺ #5242918

Tarun Bose 12/22/2007 10:21:17 AM

Big congrats Laurie for your excellent winner. #5243485

Laurie Daily 12/23/2007 4:37:08 AM

Thank you Ronald, Christopher, Linda, and Tarun...I really appreciate your congrats! #5245636

Lisa J. Boulden 2/8/2008 8:44:12 PM

Came back to re-visit Laurie, and capture it to go into my favorites!
Blessings, Lisa #5466986

Laurie Daily 2/11/2008 3:45:15 AM

Thanks Lisa for the visit! #5476972

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Description

A gazania on the verge of showing off it's beauty in full. I changed the bg to black as there were too many distractions from garden. Lots of pollen and couldn't clone it all out, so slight buzz added. Gazanias are still in full bloom around here!

Uploaded on 9/17/2007 3:40:25 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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