Lilac Ostrich Feather

© Teri Soares

Lilac Ostrich Feather

Joannie Bertucci level-classic 11/22/2007 5:42:25 PM

Gorgeous lilac hues with outstanding lighting Teri! Love the lines of the feather! #792833

Cheryl E. Molennor 11/22/2007 6:26:06 PM

Beautiful #5111437

Teri Soares 11/22/2007 6:26:10 PM

Hi again, Joannie. I appreciate your encouragement! Ostrich feathers often take a back seat to peacocks, but I think they are definite rivals! #5111438

Tamera S. Phillips 11/22/2007 6:33:07 PM

Wonderful contrast in color Teri. I love the softness of this. #5111454

Teri Soares 11/22/2007 6:38:38 PM

Cheryl and Tamera, I'm really grateful for your comments. I'm glad you like my image. #5111468

Pat Gamwell 11/22/2007 7:46:24 PM

The lighting is exquisite, Teri. Love the vivid, pop-out purple! #5111611

Teri Soares 11/22/2007 7:49:01 PM

Thanks Pat. I hope you had a great day today with lots of yummy food! I appreciate your compliments! #5111615

Vicki Holmes 11/22/2007 7:59:24 PM

Absolutely stunning. What awesome colors. #5111630

Teri Soares 11/22/2007 8:23:36 PM

Vicki, thank you for looking and taking the time to comment! It means a lot to me.

Teri #5111671

Les Rhoades level-classic 11/22/2007 11:36:11 PM

Really amazing color and softnesss...yet the image is extremely sharp. #5111858

Teri Soares 11/22/2007 11:40:37 PM

Thanks, Les. That is exactly what I was going for! I appreciate your stopping to take a look.

Teri #5111864

Susie Peek-Swint 11/23/2007 12:10:13 AM

Beautiful shot Teri ~ I love taking photos of feathers and know it's difficult to get the right amount balance of soft/sharpness and this is spot on! #5111912

Tiia Vissak 11/23/2007 12:46:08 AM

Great colors, light & details! #5112013

Teri Soares 11/23/2007 1:07:14 AM

Susie and Tiia, your comments really are encouraging! Thank you soooo much.

Teri #5112029

Joy Rector 11/23/2007 2:45:38 AM

beautiful #5112142

Dr Silly 11/23/2007 4:52:42 AM

WOW, beautiful. :O)

Teri Soares 11/23/2007 12:38:08 PM

Doc and Joy, thanks for stopping by! #5114027

Sherry K. Adkins level-classic 11/23/2007 8:57:11 PM

Teri, I LOVE this. The color is so nice and the effects are subtle, yet, really make it pop. It is one of those images that makes one just stop and stare forever at it. Very nicely done!!! #5115571

Teri Soares level-classic 11/23/2007 9:29:21 PM

Wow, Sherry! I think I'm floating now after your wonderfully complimentary comments! Thank you very much!

Teri #5115654

Michelle L. Frick 11/24/2007 6:42:35 PM

Teri - this is incredibly beautiful! #5118904

Teri Soares 11/24/2007 7:39:46 PM

Thanks, Michelle! I really appreciate your wonderful comment!

Teri #5119113

Daniella Puente 11/27/2007 6:45:31 AM

You capture the color in GREAT way and also love the softness and contrast the image has...wonderful one Teri! :) #5134779

Teri Soares 11/27/2007 12:15:17 PM

Thank you, Daniella! #5136598

Theresa Marie Jones level-classic 12/14/2007 8:08:25 PM

A winner! Love it!! #5208911

Teri Soares level-classic 12/14/2007 8:13:37 PM

Theresa, thank you for leaving a comment on my image. I am glad you enjoyed it!

Teri #5208926

Cheryl E. Davis level-classic 12/19/2007 2:23:04 PM

Congratulations, Teri, on your first Finalist! Hope this will be the first of many to come! #5228475

Michelle L. Frick 12/19/2007 3:01:55 PM

Congratulations Teri!!! I'm counting on seeing many more in your future (my money is on Santa Mouse)! #5228805

Teri Soares 12/19/2007 3:09:26 PM

Cheryl and Michelle, thank you both so very much. I just can't stop grinning. My (mathematician/physicist) husband says, "Well, that puts all the finalist recipients in the top 1.852%."

Congrats to all finalists!

Teri #5228864

Erika Haight 12/19/2007 3:15:36 PM

Congrats Teri ~ A well deserved victory! erika :0) #5228903

Teri Soares 12/19/2007 3:38:38 PM

Thank you, Erika!

Teri #5229149

Colleen Farrell level-classic 12/19/2007 4:27:11 PM

Wow, this is SOOOOO beautiful, Teri! I'm not surprised at all to see a Finalist badge on it! WTG, and good luck in the next round!! #5229660

Dr Silly 12/19/2007 5:23:37 PM

Congratulations Teri on your beautiful first finalist. :O)

Teri Soares 12/19/2007 6:38:00 PM

Colleen and Doc, I really appreciate you guys stopping by and leaving me such kind comments. It means a lot to me!

Teri #5230833

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 12/19/2007 6:54:11 PM

Teri - this photo is very deserving of a Finalist - and more!! Congrats on this beauty!!! #5230956

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 12/19/2007 7:12:05 PM

Beautiful...congrats! #5231098

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 12/19/2007 8:02:20 PM

Congratulations on your finalist Teri, this is lovely! #5231474

Cheryl E. Molennor 12/19/2007 8:35:42 PM

Congratulations to you #5231793

Teri Soares 12/19/2007 9:59:35 PM

Judy, Shelly, Donna and Cheryl, thanks you all for your kindness! I do appreciate it!

Teri #5232382

Cary Rogers 12/19/2007 11:17:17 PM

Wonderful colors, lighting, detail, soft textures, and composition in this Finalist image!!! Congratulations, Teri! :-) #5232676

Teri Soares 12/20/2007 12:45:41 AM

Cary, I really appreciate your thoughtful comments!

Teri #5232868

Pat Gamwell 12/20/2007 2:17:04 AM

WoooHooo! WTG, girl! This is just the first of many finalists to come! Congrats! #5233056

Les Rhoades level-classic 12/20/2007 2:36:54 AM

I stopped in to offer a BIG Congratulations on your FIRST Finalist! #5233117

Teri Soares 12/20/2007 2:42:55 AM

Hey Pat and Les, thank you guys for you sweet sentiments! I am really happy that I finally got one!

Teri #5233139

Linda Blair 12/20/2007 3:39:55 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist!!!! ☺ #5236196

Teri Soares 12/20/2007 4:41:28 PM

Thank you, Linda!

Teri #5236349

Christopher Budny level-classic 12/21/2007 7:12:22 AM

Congratulations, Teri! I love the silky feel to this image! #5239167

Joannie Bertucci level-classic 12/21/2007 8:43:19 AM

Teri, I think you proved your point about ostrich feathers vs peacock feathers! :-) Congratulations on a great finalist! #5239506

Teri Soares 12/21/2007 2:54:49 PM

Joannie and Chris, thank you both very much! #5240655

Susan Fox 12/21/2007 6:12:10 PM

A HUGE congratulations on your first finalist Teri!!!! I am certain this is just the first of many for you :-) #5241192

Teri Soares 12/22/2007 12:42:51 PM

Hi Susan, thanks you very much, especially for your encouragement, without which I would not have been entering the contest!

Teri #5243748

Corinne M. Thompson 12/22/2007 4:26:58 PM

WTG Teri, BIG Congrats on your first Finalist! I foresee many more wins in your future! #5244385

Teri Soares 12/22/2007 10:06:37 PM

Thanks a lot Corrine! Your encouraging words are much appreciated!

Teri #5245061

Susan M. Hembree level-classic 12/30/2007 9:40:11 AM

Wonderful, Teri! Congratulations on your first finalist! Hope to see many, many more! #5268373

Teri Soares 12/30/2007 12:22:08 PM

Thank you, Susan. I'll keep my fingers crossed!

Teri #5268771

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