Direct and To The Point

© Melissa Gurdus

Direct and To The Point

Kumiko Parkinson 11/27/2007 7:07:23 AM

Pretty angle for this flower, you got their color nice, too! #796013

Su Sana E. P 11/27/2007 7:12:00 AM

Wow!! Melissa, I love the beautiful colors and the details of the drops here. Background is just perfect for this!! #5134945

Nadine A. Lewis 11/27/2007 7:15:57 AM

I say, "WOW" too, Melissa!!! EXCELLENT color, lighting, & detail!!! <>< #5134967

Melissa Gurdus 11/27/2007 7:22:37 AM

Thanks Kumiko, Susana and Nadine for your wonderful comments!! They are very much appreciated!! #5135027

Nadya Johnson 11/27/2007 7:27:10 AM

Another WOW! on this one, Melissa! Love your composition here, and the lighting is superb! Also, love your DOF - the droplets are as clear as crystal. Gorgeous!! #5135052

Daniella Puente 11/27/2007 7:58:14 AM

FABULOUS Melissa what clarity and wonderful focus this has!!!! Excellent work ;))) #5135210

Alexis Yobbagy 11/27/2007 8:02:17 AM

GADS Melissa!!! SUPERB DOF and I think this is one of your very, very BEST!!!!! #5135232

Melissa Gurdus 11/27/2007 8:24:18 AM

Thanks Nadya, Daniella and Alexis for our wonderful praiseworthy comments!! #5135368

Rhonda Thornton-Hecker 11/27/2007 8:30:40 AM

Simply lovely. Great color and angle. #5135399

Tamara K. Walker 11/27/2007 9:02:42 AM

Superb color and details. #5135585

Jim Huffield 11/27/2007 9:25:22 AM

P*E*R*F*E*C*T!!!!!!!! #5135740

Tiia Vissak 11/27/2007 10:15:09 AM

A beautiful capture! #5136064

Beverly A. Wright 11/27/2007 11:16:51 AM

Magnificent color here Melissa!! Great
angle and composition!! #5136354

Molly E. Baldwin 11/27/2007 1:13:32 PM

Very simple and 'to the point' like you said. At the same time, though extremely detailed and great color! #5136936

Carol Sawyer 11/27/2007 1:29:52 PM

Beautiful color, great detail and image, Melissa! #5137063

Patricia Ronan 11/27/2007 1:33:03 PM

WOW from me too Melissa, I love this image:) #5137087

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 11/27/2007 1:37:27 PM

Wonderful colors and DoF Melissa!!! #5137118

Sam Britt 11/27/2007 2:47:59 PM

Beautiful color, great composition & DOF. #5137457

Melissa Gurdus 11/27/2007 3:14:58 PM

Thanks so much for all of your wonderful comments!! #5137626

Bill Wyatt 11/27/2007 3:28:07 PM

Wow gorgeous! Love those water drops and colors! Excellent work Melissa!! #5137699

Margaret R. Barry 11/27/2007 3:44:57 PM

Gorgeous, Melissa, Wonderful colors, comp. and detail! #5137777

Patrick Rouzes 11/27/2007 4:28:19 PM

Outstanding beauty, ligthing, detail, comp & colors captured here!!! Sensational work again here, Melissa!!! #5138001

David Phalen 11/27/2007 5:21:52 PM

The light, color, comp, DOF and rain drops make this image special! #5138331

Melissa Gurdus 11/27/2007 5:36:29 PM

Thanks Bill, Margaret, Patrick and David for your great comments!! #5138447

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 11/27/2007 5:52:21 PM

WOW, Melissia!!!!!! This is a breath-taking image!!!!!! GORGEOUS!!!!! ♫ k #5138567

Sandra R. Alvey 11/27/2007 7:10:43 PM

So very lovely...Gorgeous POV and the color and detail are PERFECTION! Fantastic image! #5139002

Nancy L. Green 11/27/2007 8:52:30 PM

Gorgeous floral Melissa, I love those watere drops!! <>< #5139632

Tamera Phillips 11/27/2007 8:59:32 PM

This is just beautiful and the title - fits me to a T ! Love it. #5139669

Melissa Gurdus 11/27/2007 9:26:55 PM

Thanks Kitty, Sandi, Nancy and Tamera for your great comments. I really appreciate them!! #5139817

Stefania Barbier 11/27/2007 10:25:19 PM

spectacular! #5140104

Erika Haight 11/27/2007 10:25:34 PM

Stunning capture Melissa! I love the color~ erika #5140106

Ray Thoms 11/28/2007 4:23:04 AM

Wow...nicely done Melissa #5141099

Joy Rector 11/28/2007 6:14:01 AM

excellent #5141773

Melissa Gurdus 11/28/2007 7:09:54 AM

Thanks Stefania, Erika, Ray and Joy for your great comments!! #5142113

Andrew I. Boyd 11/28/2007 7:37:02 AM

I find Plumbago really hard to compose nicely. Melissa,it seems you don't have the same problem:-) This is really well done! #5142293

Karen Engelbreth 11/28/2007 12:38:45 PM

nderful macro capture and details, Melissa! #5143486

William Moore 11/29/2007 6:36:50 AM

gorgeous Melissa....love the droplets #5146861

Melissa Gurdus 11/29/2007 10:09:52 AM

Thanks Andrew, Karen and Bill for commenting on this image!! #5147748

Elaine A. Game 12/2/2007 2:49:49 AM

double wow from me Melissa , no prize for seeing point of focus in this... wonderful title and wonderful detail.. #5158496

Melissa Gurdus 12/2/2007 7:44:04 AM

Thanks Elaine for this great comment!! Thanks for looking!! #5159069

Vladan D. Djordjevic 12/3/2007 7:36:59 AM

What a beautiful photo!!! Fantastic lighting, color, contrast, composition! :) #5163393

Susan M. Campbell 12/11/2007 12:30:15 PM

Beautiful comp Melissa!!! #5196220

Z. Banu 12/12/2007 5:21:52 AM

OUTSTANDING IMAGE! #5199073

Melissa Gurdus 12/12/2007 9:57:42 AM

Thanks Vladan, Susan and Zaanat for your great comments!! #5200180

Patricia Ronan 12/19/2007 2:03:36 PM

Congratulations Melissa on your finalist with this beauty:) #5228283

Karen Engelbreth 12/19/2007 2:16:48 PM

Congrats on your finalist, Melissa! #5228387

Susan M. Campbell 12/19/2007 2:19:05 PM

Congrats!!! A beautiful shot. #5228427

Hendrik Storme 12/19/2007 2:35:56 PM

Gorgeous finalist!!! Congrats Melissa! #5228621

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 12/19/2007 2:45:00 PM

BEAUTIFUL!!!
Big congrats on your beautiful finalist Melissa! Best of luck in the next round! #5228682

Margaret R. Barry 12/19/2007 2:49:30 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Melissa! #5228718

Laurie Daily 12/19/2007 2:51:59 PM

Beautiful Melissa! Congrats on your finalist! #5228746

Jessica Jenney 12/19/2007 3:49:52 PM

Congratulations again, Melissa on this gorgeous finalist image! #5229262

Melissa Gurdus 12/19/2007 4:26:19 PM

Thanks so much...I just this minute found out!!! #5229649

Jennifer L. Alder 12/19/2007 4:31:11 PM

Oh, Melissa, this is such a STUNNING finalist!! HUGE congrats !!!
:))))))))))) #5229709

Bill Wyatt 12/19/2007 4:36:21 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful Finalist Melissa! #5229767

Melissa Gurdus 12/19/2007 5:00:23 PM

Thanks so much for all of your great congratulatory comments!! They are all very much appreciated!! #5229986

Barbara Waldoch 12/19/2007 5:01:20 PM

Congratulations on this spectacular finalist, Melissa! #5229990

Cassie L. Woodlee 12/19/2007 5:04:43 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Melissa!!!! #5230011

Colleen Farrell 12/19/2007 5:05:40 PM

Wow, the color, detail and clarity are just breathtaking, Melissa! #5230021

Tammy Espino 12/19/2007 5:06:11 PM

Congratulations :) #5230025

Colleen Farrell 12/19/2007 5:06:24 PM

Oops, I forgot to say, Congratulations on your finalist! :D #5230026

Melissa Gurdus 12/19/2007 5:43:11 PM

Thanks Barbara, Cassie, Colleen..twice and Tammy for your great remarks!! #5230361

Nadya Johnson 12/19/2007 5:59:35 PM

Congratulations, Melissa! I could swear this wasn't here before, when I checked --! Maybe I am going blind. LOL! This is the one I predicted. So happy to see it made the Silver and I hope it gets some Gold as well! #5230518

Su Sana E. P 12/19/2007 6:31:50 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Melissa!! #5230772

Sandra R. Alvey 12/19/2007 6:36:31 PM

CONGRATS Melissa!! Good luck in the next round hon!! #5230826

Terry L. Ellis 12/19/2007 6:48:17 PM

A beautiful finalist, Melissa! Congratulations! #5230908

Bob Cournoyer 12/19/2007 6:50:25 PM

Stunning, Melissa! Congrats on the finalist.

Bob #5230929

Marina Moore 12/19/2007 6:56:43 PM

Congratulations Melissa, this a real beauty!!! :) #5230972

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 12/19/2007 7:54:43 PM

Congratulations Melissa! Beautiful! #5231421

Cheryl E. Molennor 12/19/2007 8:27:29 PM

Congratulations to you Melissa #5231684

Bobby Ray Goodman 12/19/2007 8:27:31 PM

A big congratulations,Melissa!!!!! #5231686

Kathy L. Clark 12/19/2007 8:36:25 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist Melissa. #5231801

Stefania Barbier 12/19/2007 10:11:24 PM

CONGRATS ON YOUR SPECTACULAR FINALIST MELISSA!!!!! #5232439

Evy Johansen 12/19/2007 10:37:36 PM

BIG congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Melissa!! #5232541

Carol Sawyer 12/20/2007 4:33:43 AM

Congratulations, Melissa! #5233655

Melissa Gurdus 12/20/2007 6:18:25 AM

Thanks so much for all of your congratulatory remarks. I appreciate them all!! #5234191

Alison Krylowski 12/20/2007 6:55:55 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Melissa!! #5234318

Melissa Gurdus 12/20/2007 7:02:44 AM

Thanks Alison!! #5234343

Christine Czernin 12/20/2007 8:43:08 AM

Big congrats,Melissa. Very beautiful and well deserved. #5234757

Marilyn K. Lincecum 12/20/2007 10:15:30 AM

Congratulations again, Melissa on a fantastic finalist!!! Wonderful colors and details. #5235072

Melissa Gurdus 12/20/2007 10:34:42 AM

Thanks Christine and Marilyn for commenting!! #5235169

Linda Blair 12/20/2007 3:20:45 PM

Congrats..Melissa!!!! ☺ #5236106

Charlene Taylor 12/20/2007 5:13:11 PM

Congratulations Melissa on making finalist with this wonderful shot!! #5236506

Allen O. Howard 12/20/2007 5:24:11 PM

Excellent! Congratulations Melissa! #5236554

Vladan D. Djordjevic 12/20/2007 8:16:42 PM

Congratulations Melissa! Vladan #5237175

Jeana Clark 12/20/2007 9:07:13 PM


BIG CONGRATS MELISSA!!!

~J~ #5237363

Teresa A. Burnett 12/20/2007 10:59:54 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Melissa!!! #5237680

Hector Contreras 12/21/2007 12:20:57 AM

Congratulations Melissa!
Heco #5237784

Melissa Gurdus 12/21/2007 12:36:26 AM

Thanks so much everyone for your congratulatory remarks!! #5237828

Z. Banu 12/21/2007 6:15:05 AM

Big!!!!Congratulation Melissa!Best of luck for next round!!!you Deserve it. #5238818

eileen bedford 12/21/2007 9:18:52 AM

Congratulations on your finalist Melissa, so beautiful and well done... #5239623

Christopher J. Budny 12/22/2007 6:52:33 PM

Really beautiful, Melissa; congratulations! #5244679

Carol Teal 12/22/2007 10:47:37 PM

Just gorgeous Melissa! Beautiful color, comp, and detail! Congrats on your finalist! #5245112

Melissa Gurdus 12/23/2007 8:39:18 AM

Thanks Zaanat, Eileen, Christopher and Carol for your great comments!! #5246379

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