Sea Urchin Shell

© Patrick Rouzes

Sea Urchin Shell

frank w. degenhardt level-classic 1/6/2008 6:43:53 PM

Patrick- Hello my friend. Patrick, this is way cool. Just fasinating. Wow.
The colors are just out of this world. The textures are absolutely the best. Love all the little bumps on it. Lighting and clarity are superior.
Fantastic find and capture.
Have a great night my friend, take care, enjoy #823554

Nancy L. Green level-classic 1/6/2008 6:58:23 PM

Outstanding color, lighting and clarity Patrick, beautifully done!! <>< #5302234

Dr. Harmeet Singh 1/6/2008 7:48:03 PM

Great find and capture.Beautiful. #5302347

Tarun Bose 1/6/2008 8:02:39 PM

Beautiful composition with lovely details and colours. Well done Patrick. #5302374

Jodi Zimmer 1/6/2008 8:22:25 PM

This is just F****N AWESOME. The coolest image I've seen in a very long time. The color,composition,detail,and clarity are superb.Wow!.. I love, love, love this! #5302420

Sam Britt level-classic 1/6/2008 8:31:07 PM

Excellent details, color & clarity & light, Patrick. Great shot. #5302451

Rosemary Buffoni 1/6/2008 8:37:11 PM

Wow! The clarity and dof are fantastic. Absolutely awesome image.
Ro #5302472

Jodi Zimmer 1/6/2008 8:56:44 PM

Sorry about the expletive. Just got so excited. #5302513

Teresa A. Burnett level-classic 1/6/2008 9:07:18 PM

This is fantastic Patrick!!! Incredible clarity and detail!!! Love the tones and dof!!! #5302527

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 1/6/2008 9:59:01 PM

Thank you, Frank,Nancy,Harmeet,Tarun,Jodi, Sam,Ro,Jodi (That's ok, no big deal),& Teresa! #5302600

Tiia Vissak level-classic 1/7/2008 2:34:53 AM

Great light, colors & clarity! #5302987

Teri Soares level-classic 1/7/2008 2:40:12 AM

Patrick, beautiful color and lighting. You've captured the textures so well it looks like they are touchable.

Teri #5303020

Margaret R. Barry level-classic 1/7/2008 3:03:29 AM

Beautiful comp., Patrick. The details are colors are excellent! #5303120

Nancy (Peaches) Harker level-classic 1/7/2008 3:39:05 AM

FANTASTIC colors and textures Patrick, WTG buddy! #5303248

Carol Sawyer level-classic 1/7/2008 3:41:28 AM

Beautiful color, clarity and lighting, Patrick! #5303257

Manuel Barrera level-classic 1/7/2008 4:11:56 AM

Fantastic presentation and image, Patrick #5303439

Hendrik Storme level-classic 1/7/2008 4:23:29 AM

Wonderful details, colors and structures! Very well done Patrick! #5303497

Stefania Barbier level-classic 1/7/2008 4:56:17 AM

SPECTACULAR Patrick...!!!!!! #5303713

Tammy Espino level-classic 1/7/2008 6:35:17 AM

Hey Patrick! At first I thought where is the shell I was looking in the middle and thought it was ocean bubbles around it! Excellent dude~ :) (said in surf lingo) lol #5304169

Jennifer L. Taranto 1/7/2008 10:07:46 AM

WOW!!! The details are KILLER, & I love the colors!!! #5304868

Jennifer L. Alder 1/7/2008 11:16:57 AM

W O W !!!!!!!!!!!
Patrick, the colors- detail- comp- light = ALL amaizing here!!! :) #5305133

John Connolly level-classic 1/7/2008 12:35:25 PM

What a remarkable close up Patrick! Love your detail and color! #5305479

Amy Jackson 1/7/2008 1:01:34 PM

Wonderful image, Patrick! Very cool! #5305565

Joerg Schlagheck 1/7/2008 1:22:16 PM

Amazing macro, with excellent clarity and the illusion of depth! (kind'a like 3D)! #5305651

Lynne Morris level-classic 1/7/2008 1:24:56 PM

Wow what a fantastic capture Patrick, amazing details and colours! #5305668

Patricia Ronan 1/7/2008 2:14:47 PM

Terrific image Patrick, love the colours and shapes on the shell:) #5305914

Eugenio Diaz 1/7/2008 2:20:16 PM

Outstanding image, great texture and Pattern!!!Excellent work Patrick!!! #5305951

Jessica Jenney level-classic 1/7/2008 2:34:42 PM

Gorgeous tones, detail and abstract design, Patrick! Wonderful lighting! #5306014

Pamela Shane 1/7/2008 3:44:09 PM

Wonderful details, tones, & pov Patrick. #5306371

Beverly A. Wright 1/7/2008 4:55:02 PM

Love your perspective here Patrick, not
to mention the gorgeous colors and the
clarity is great in this image!!
Great work Patrick! #5306629

Susan Weisensel level-classic 1/7/2008 7:03:56 PM

OH Patrick this is wonderful and so cool. I love it, great texture and color. #5307013

Alexis Yobbagy 1/7/2008 7:03:59 PM

WOW!!! Just plain EXCELLENT photography!!! WONDERFUL!!! #5307015

Bill Wyatt 1/7/2008 7:22:09 PM

Terrific details and colors! Excellent macro my friend!! #5307094

Michelle L. Frick level-classic 1/7/2008 7:34:45 PM

Gorgeous colors, textures and details Patrick. I absolutely LOVE this - WOW!! #5307128

Vladan D. Djordjevic 1/7/2008 8:14:18 PM

Fantastic detail, color, lighting, lovely composition my friend! #5307257

Jim Britt 1/7/2008 8:29:00 PM

Love this shot. Well done. Interesting and artistic perspective. #5307279

Su Sana E. P level-classic 1/7/2008 8:37:01 PM

Awesome POV, lighting and colors in this well detailed macro, Patrick!! #5307294

Sandra R. Alvey 1/7/2008 8:38:38 PM

Stunning Patrick! I hope we see this one again with a nice shiny button under it! Gorgeous macro work hon! #5307301

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic 1/7/2008 8:56:29 PM

Amazing find Patrick, I love the wonderful shade of blue and the lighting complements the textured plate look. #5307327

Melissa McCabe 1/7/2008 9:13:53 PM

Another amazing shot - makes you look, makes you think... makes you wish Patrick had a bigger gallery!!!!! Great job!! #5307362

maria I. Warren level-classic 1/7/2008 10:52:37 PM

wow this is gorgeous great color nice detail #5307552

Cassie L. Woodlee level-classic 1/8/2008 5:45:36 AM

WOW Patrick, awesome lighting, detail and color my friend!!!!! #5308974

Silo Lolias level-classic 1/8/2008 8:05:00 AM

Way cool!! #5309649

Danielle Fuller level-classic 1/8/2008 8:28:03 AM

Very cool textures and tones. Nice job Patrick! #5309695

Steve Mason level-classic 1/8/2008 8:56:42 AM

Patrick, another great shot looking at colors and texture. This really is your element, and you've mastered it well. nice job. #5309752

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic 1/8/2008 12:49:12 PM

WOW, Patrick!!! THIS IS GREAT!!! I would LOVE to see this again!!! <>< #5310559

Ken Smith level-classic 1/8/2008 5:22:58 PM

Very unique view...at first, I thought it was a small pond in a cave...excellent details, Patrick! #5311556

Phillip R. Connolly level-classic 1/9/2008 2:59:24 AM

A great pattern photo Patrick. Wery well presented.

Phil #5312964

Kathy Reeves level-classic 1/9/2008 5:35:32 AM

One of your best!! Outstanding work!!! #5313775

Amalia Sylvia Ms Arriaga Salinas level-classic 1/9/2008 12:03:18 PM

Beautiful details and colors Patrick!,
Amalia #5315406

Kathy L. Clark level-classic 1/9/2008 12:45:21 PM

This is absolutely fabulous Patrick. What a great POV, color and detail. Excellent creativity my friend. #5315574

Joan Powell level-classic 1/10/2008 7:06:26 PM

I think you have a winner here , Patrick . This is excellent , love the color and textures and lighting ! Well done ! #5321805

Elaine A. Game level-classic 1/10/2008 7:36:01 PM

Very very striking image Patrick, love the lace look of this and what a grand choice of subject.. love the colour , the detail.. heck love it all.. Laney #5321887

Susan M. Hembree level-classic 1/10/2008 10:44:04 PM

Neat shot, Patrick! I love the details especially! #5322234

Jimmy Brown level-classic 1/11/2008 5:35:16 PM

Hey Pat thanks for your kind comments on "Dodge Dreamin" What can I say but WOW,this capture is fantastic. Crisp and such a wonderful deep blue.Well done.
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http://PIXELODEON.imagekind.com/ #5326378

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 1/11/2008 8:33:44 PM

Thank you everyone for the kind comments!!! #5326990

David Pratt level-classic 1/12/2008 3:20:22 PM

Wow Patrick This is awesome. What detail and color. Great job! #5330532

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 1/12/2008 3:32:39 PM

Cool shot, LR1 ♫ ma #5330568

Deb Koskovich 1/13/2008 5:01:56 AM

WOW! Patrick, you have a winner here! Color, detail, sharpness, dof -- all are perfectly done! #5332186

Dianna Hauf level-classic 1/13/2008 8:02:28 PM

wow,wow,wow!!! Into the abyss! Incredible details, love the deep blue tones and textures! Perfect capture! #5335445

Mike Umbreit level-classic 1/14/2008 4:42:35 AM

Patrick - Neat colors and details! - Mike #5336876

Heather L. Haderly 1/14/2008 12:18:00 PM

GORGEOUS Patrick!!!!!!!! #5339219

BILL BRELSFORD level-classic 1/15/2008 12:55:24 PM

CANT TOP WHAT EVERYONE HAS SAID-SUPER #5344629

Kaye Burazin 1/15/2008 6:28:59 PM

This has it all Patrick. Fantastic color and clarity. Awesome texture and that WOW factor! #5345989

Sue Marshall 1/16/2008 10:43:10 AM

OUTSTANDING Patrick excellent clarity, textures and colours!!
This is really beautiful!! :-) #5348787

Stephen Zacker level-classic 1/16/2008 11:38:38 AM

Super detail. Like the hues of blue #5349009

Susie Peek-Swint 1/17/2008 3:44:09 PM

Stunning colour and detail Patrick ~ beautiful shot! #5355030

Howard B. Cheek 1/19/2008 6:06:36 AM

Excellent details/DOF Patrick, and I like the blue color cast overall. The black BG with the splash of blue color there works well also. Perhaps a bit of NR on that blue in your BG would improve the presentation?
Well done!
Howard #5362231

Greg B. Hahner 1/19/2008 7:45:53 PM

Superb Macro. Great Job Patrick #5365028

Tammy Espino 2/22/2008 2:45:57 PM

Macro King! CONGRATS WHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO:) #5533087

Dianna Hauf level-classic 2/22/2008 2:47:32 PM

WTG, Patrick!!!! SUPER incredible image gets a finalist! Congratulations hon!!! All the best into the next round!!! #5533108

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 2/22/2008 2:49:33 PM

Thank You Tammy & Dianna!!! I am pleased!!! #5533128

Susan M. Campbell level-classic 2/22/2008 2:54:04 PM

Congrats Patrick....this is excellent. #5533172

Patricia Ronan 2/22/2008 3:39:40 PM

Congratulations on your finalist Patrick with this great image:) #5533757

Sylvia Rossler level-classic 2/22/2008 3:42:33 PM

Big congrats on this amazing finalist Patrick :O) WTG !!! #5533802

Margaret R. Barry level-classic 2/22/2008 3:47:06 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Patrick! #5533868

Carla Metzler level-classic 2/22/2008 3:48:59 PM

Congratulations,Patrick! #5533893

Linda D. Lester level-classic 2/22/2008 3:49:09 PM

What a beauty....Congratulations! #5533898

Jodi Zimmer level-classic 2/22/2008 4:04:56 PM

Congratulations Patrick!! I knew this was a winner! #5534070

Susan M. Hembree level-classic 2/22/2008 4:08:19 PM

WTG, Patrick! Congratulations on your awesome finalist! Good luck in the next round! #5534101

Manuel Barrera level-classic 2/22/2008 4:18:46 PM

Congratulations, Patrick #5534204

Janet McNeil level-classic 2/22/2008 4:23:39 PM

Congratulations and good luck!!! #5534244

Peter Appelbaum level-classic 2/22/2008 4:31:43 PM

Congrats Patrick. Peter #5534302

anonymous 2/22/2008 4:31:54 PM

Congratulations Patrick on your awesome finalist! B- #5534306

Ellen Hodges level-classic 2/22/2008 4:34:51 PM

Congrats, Pat!! #5534325

Nancy (Peaches) Harker level-classic 2/22/2008 4:45:39 PM

WHOOOOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOooo
BIG Congrats on your beautiful finalist buddy!!!
Best of luck in the next round!!! #5534390

Joan Powell level-classic 2/22/2008 5:10:06 PM

Congrats , well deserved !!!!!!!!!! #5534536

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 2/22/2008 5:12:15 PM

Congrats Patrick, wonderful color and detail! #5534551

Crystal L. Craig 2/22/2008 5:36:47 PM

Congratulations Patrick on this absolutely beeeeautiful finalist! Good luck in the next round :) #5534747

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 2/22/2008 5:42:44 PM

Beautiful image and congrats!! #5534802

Erica Murphy level-classic 2/22/2008 5:50:20 PM

Congratulations Patrick!!! What a gorgeous finalist! The blue is so vibrant.

Erica
#5534892

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic 2/22/2008 5:52:52 PM

Sooooo thrilled to see this!!!! CONGRATULATIONS, Patrick!!! <>< #5534922

Michelle Alton level-classic 2/22/2008 5:53:19 PM

This IS a GORGEOUS finalist, Patrick.
Congratulations!
Michelle #5534930

Dave Winchell 2/22/2008 6:15:44 PM

Wonderful. This is very cool. Well deserved! #5535107

Jim Baines level-classic 2/22/2008 6:29:33 PM

A hardy congratulations on a superb Finalist, Patrick! #5535213

Phillip R. Connolly level-classic 2/22/2008 6:37:25 PM

Patrick, congratulations on your Finalist recognition for this image - very well deserved.

Phil #5535267

Cassie L. Woodlee level-classic 2/22/2008 7:07:26 PM

WTG Patrick on this well deserved finalist my friend!!!!!!! #5535483

Melissa Gurdus level-classic 2/22/2008 7:13:18 PM

Congratulations, Patrick on this spectacular image!!! #5535545

Debra K. Thomas level-classic 2/22/2008 7:14:09 PM

This is outstanding.......WTG! #5535555

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic 2/22/2008 7:14:37 PM

Congrats on your finalist Patrick! #5535561

Angie Sidles level-classic 2/22/2008 7:40:56 PM

Big congrats to you on this gorgeous finalist Patrick! :) #5535795

Michelle L. Frick level-classic 2/22/2008 7:44:18 PM

Congratulations Patrick!!! I love this finalist! #5535828

Nikki McDonald level-classic 2/22/2008 7:55:39 PM

Wonderful depth here, Patrick--this is positively 3-D. Congratulations on your finalist and good luck in the next round. #5535963

Su Sana E. P level-classic 2/22/2008 8:12:39 PM

Congratulations on this outstanding Finalist, Patrick!! #5536106

Barbara Waldoch level-classic 2/22/2008 8:34:11 PM

Congratulations on this outstanding finalist, Patrick! #5536242

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 2/22/2008 8:54:19 PM

A very big congratulations,Patrick. #5536363

Janet Daniel 2/22/2008 9:41:09 PM

Fantastic image, Patrick! Big Congrats! :-) #5536563

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 2/22/2008 9:57:55 PM

What a fascinating finalist, Patrick!!!
WTG, my friend!
~♥~Lisa #5536607

Debra R. Harder level-classic 2/22/2008 10:38:22 PM

WTG, Patrick, on this AWESOME finalist! Hope you go all the way, my friend! Deb #5536752

Laura L. Gonzales level-classic 2/23/2008 12:07:06 AM

Congrats Patrick!! Good luck in the next round. Outstanding. Laura #5536947

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar level-classic 2/23/2008 12:27:32 AM

CONGRATS, my friend!! you trully are the macro king!!! WTG, Patrick!! #5537049

Stefania Barbier level-classic 2/23/2008 12:30:28 AM

huge congrats Patrick!!!!!! #5537065

Renee Doyle level-classic 2/23/2008 12:41:51 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Patrick!! #5537089

Carol Teal level-classic 2/23/2008 1:23:16 AM

Love the blue tint Patrick, and the detail is really awesome! I bought one of these in Tarpon Springs and brought it home and put it in my fish aquarium and all the sections came apart! Congrats on your finalist! #5537184

Tiia Vissak level-classic 2/23/2008 5:10:16 AM

Congratulations! #5537843

Deb Koskovich 2/23/2008 5:11:34 AM

Way to go, Patrick!! A gorgeous finalist!! #5537855

Sam Britt level-classic 2/23/2008 5:42:52 AM

Congratulations, Patrick! #5538027

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 2/23/2008 6:49:47 AM

Thank you very much everyone!!! #5538397

Carol Sawyer 2/23/2008 7:01:53 AM

Congratulations, Patrick! #5538462

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic 2/23/2008 7:03:49 AM

Truly a wonderful subject with fabulous texture and an outstanding capture of it!Congratulations on a very fine finalist,Patrick!! #5538475

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 2/23/2008 7:36:04 AM

WTG Son!!!!! Awesome shot and congratulations!!!!! ♫ k #5538693

Linda L. Ruiz level-classic 2/23/2008 7:44:05 AM

This is awesome. The colors really give it an ocean feeling. I love it. Congrats. #5538757

Nadya Johnson 2/23/2008 7:56:29 AM

Congratulations Patrick, on your outstanding finalist! #5538833

Danielle Fuller 2/23/2008 8:01:31 AM

Congrats Patrick....wonderful job on this! I love the crop. Good luck in the next round! #5538868

Gunther Allen level-classic 2/23/2008 8:12:25 AM

Fascinating POV and perspective... A big congrats as being chosen as a finalist! #5538943

Jennifer L. Taranto 2/23/2008 8:12:44 AM

Glad to see this made it to finalist my friend! WTG! #5538949

Amy Jackson 2/23/2008 8:28:07 AM

Congratulations, Patrick!!!! :) #5539054

Karen Bacon level-classic 2/23/2008 8:46:22 AM

Congratulations Patrick on this wonderf finalist! #5539187

RC Fritz level-classic 2/23/2008 8:49:35 AM

Beautiful Finalist, Patrick! Big Congrats and Good luck! #5539213

MELODIE C. ROBERTS level-classic 2/23/2008 9:09:47 AM

;0) ;0) ;0) ;0) ;0) !!
;0) ;0) ;0) ;0) ;0) !!

MELODIE
Don't Mistake That #5539346

Gail Vitikacs level-classic 2/23/2008 9:13:42 AM

Terrific image Patrick!!! HUGE Congratulations! #5539374

Dr. Harmeet Singh 2/23/2008 9:16:14 AM

I knew it is a winner..COngrats... #5539390

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 2/23/2008 9:17:04 AM

Thank you again, everyone!!!
MELODIE, I certainly did not mistake that this time!!! I learned the hard way & still feel badly about that!!! #5539398

Kristi A. Howson 2/23/2008 9:48:21 AM

Congratulations Patrick on this outstanding Finalist and best of luck in the next round! #5539579

Cyn D Valentine level-classic 2/23/2008 9:51:41 AM

Congratulations Patrick!! #5539596

Jen M 2/23/2008 9:57:45 AM

A big huge congratulations, Patrick!! #5539621

Don Holland 2/23/2008 10:09:08 AM

Congratulations on a wonderful finalist, Patrick! #5539685

Bill Wyatt 2/23/2008 10:09:19 AM

Congratulations my friend!! #5539690

Robert Baer level-classic 2/23/2008 11:08:18 AM

congratulations on this wonderful image!! #5540006

Jeana Clark level-classic 2/23/2008 11:52:59 AM


WOWZERS FOR YOU PATRICK!!!
CONGRATULATIONS!!!
OUTSTANDING WORK!!!

~J~ #5540213

Christian Rosito level-classic 2/23/2008 12:25:22 PM

Amazing, love it. Congratulations Patrick, this is awesome. #5540341

Sandra R. Alvey 2/23/2008 1:12:18 PM

That's my big bro! Woohoo Patrick I'm so pleased for you! I think we'll see some gold under this one! Good luck hon! #5540546

Ken Smith level-classic 2/23/2008 2:14:45 PM

Glad to see this one, Patrick. congrats!!! #5540755

Allen O. Howard 2/23/2008 4:51:27 PM

A fantastic image and a big congratulations Patrick!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #5541223

Sue Marshall 2/23/2008 5:09:53 PM

CONGRATS Patrick on this outstanding finalist WTG!!! :-))))) #5541284

Stan Kwasniowski 2/23/2008 6:50:40 PM

Patrick, congratulations #5541657

Mike Perez level-classic 2/23/2008 7:12:40 PM

Great details and colors, Patrick! the dark background really makes the foreground details pop. Great job! #5541751

Arlene Krassner level-classic 2/23/2008 8:05:08 PM

Congratulations Patrick. #5541920

Ronald F. Fischer level-classic 2/23/2008 9:09:57 PM

What a spectacular finalist, Patrick! #5542109

Nick Lagos level-classic 2/24/2008 1:17:24 AM

A very unique comp and great perspective Patrick...excellent originality and finalist ...congrats #5542509

Lynne Morris level-classic 2/24/2008 2:37:45 AM

Huge congratulations on this fantastic finalist Patrick, well deserved my friend! #5542645

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 2/24/2008 4:52:28 AM

Fantastic! Very well deserved, congratulations Patrick!

jo ann c. #5543022

Kathy Reeves level-classic 2/24/2008 5:22:23 AM

Awesome finalist Patrick!! Congratulations! #5543106

Girish Vaghela level-classic 2/24/2008 6:04:38 AM

Superb finalist Patrick!! Congratulations!!! #5543264

Wanda Judd level-classic 2/24/2008 8:15:43 AM

Congratulations...I agree, this is way cool...I love the color and framing... #5543934

Steven E. Ray level-classic 2/24/2008 8:52:08 AM

Very well composed and excellent detail. Wonderful finalist, Patrick. Congratulations! #5544118

Erica Murphy level-classic 2/24/2008 9:24:15 AM

Congratulations Patrick!! Excellent finalist with stunning texture and color.

Erica #5544299

Erica Murphy level-classic 2/24/2008 9:25:16 AM

Congratulations Patrick!! Excellent finalist with stunning texture and color.

Erica #5544305

Erica Murphy level-classic 2/24/2008 9:25:16 AM

Congratulations Patrick!! Excellent finalist with stunning texture and color.

Erica #5544306

Cheryl E. Molennor level-classic 2/24/2008 9:25:45 AM

Congratulations!! #5544309

Colleen Farrell level-classic 2/24/2008 1:23:59 PM

Stunning macro, Patrick! I think I will have to start calling you the Macro Master from now on. Big congratulations on your finalist, and good luck in the next round! #5545169

Emile Abbott level-classic 2/24/2008 1:31:57 PM

Way to go Patrick and a huge congratulations on a well deserved finalist. Good luck next round my friend. #5545199

Christopher J. Budny level-classic 2/24/2008 3:04:48 PM

Terrific imagery, Patrick! Congratulations! #5545538

Lorri Shank level-classic 2/24/2008 4:20:32 PM

congrats, Patrick! I have not had a chance to look at the finalists yet but it looks as though you made Finalist for this awesome shot! wow!
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Mary K. Robison level-classic 2/25/2008 12:03:07 AM

Beautiful colors and a terrific sense of depth to this, Patrick!
CONGRATULATIONS on this excellent finalist! #5547119

Angela Possemato 2/25/2008 8:47:43 AM

I love the abstractness (is that a word?!) and the color of this. Very well done Patrick! Congratulations. #5549287

Dianna Murphy level-classic 2/25/2008 9:55:24 AM

Very well done and seen. You have a knack for capturing things others would have passed up. Wonderful texture and color. WTG!!! Congrats! #5549503

Holly Shao level-classic 2/25/2008 5:58:35 PM

Congratulations on this terrific Finalist, Patrick!!

Holly #5551306

Connie J. Bagot level-classic 2/25/2008 7:11:30 PM

This is really gorgeous---love the color and sharpness & especially the contrast with the negative space of the interior. Wonderful job---deserving finalist! #5551597

Raymond Pauly level-classic 2/25/2008 7:52:16 PM

Great detail and wonderful blue hues, Patrick! Congratulations on your finalist! #5551776

Datha Y. Thompson 2/25/2008 10:21:10 PM

WooHooo Congratulations Patrick!!! Good luck to you!!! :0) #5552226

Eugenio Diaz 2/25/2008 10:24:53 PM

Patrick Congratulations on your Well deserved finalist!!!Good Luck in the next round!!! #5552244

Teresa A. Burnett level-classic 2/25/2008 10:40:13 PM

Big congratulations Patrick on this awesome finalist!! Best of luck in the next round!! #5552316

Phil Stith level-classic 2/26/2008 6:13:28 AM

Superb macro, Patrick. I enjoyed touring your gallery...very creative captures. Congratulations on your finalist!!! #5554096

Angie Sidles level-classic 2/26/2008 12:31:40 PM

Congrats Patrick on this awesome WINNER!! Beautiful work my fiend! #5555552

Janet McNeil level-classic 2/26/2008 12:34:19 PM

Congratulations, Patrick!! A well deserved winner!! #5555568

Susan Heath level-classic 2/26/2008 12:47:59 PM

Congratulations, my friend! Absolutely so well deserved! #5555676

Sylvia Rossler level-classic 2/26/2008 12:50:39 PM

WTG Patrick !!!! Big congrats on your so well deserved winner :O) #5555698

Cyn D Valentine level-classic 2/26/2008 12:55:15 PM

Big congrats Patrick..WTG!! #5555742

Michelle L. Frick level-classic 2/26/2008 12:55:16 PM

Congratulations Patrick - this is beautiful!! #5555743

Dianna Murphy level-classic 2/26/2008 12:59:23 PM

Well deserved Patrick and well done! #5555780

Corinne M. Thompson level-classic 2/26/2008 1:03:23 PM

Congrats on your win! #5555824

Dr Silly level-classic 2/26/2008 1:06:10 PM

Congrats Patrick on your GOLD. :O)
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Jennifer L. Alder level-classic 2/26/2008 1:11:49 PM

YES!! HUGE congrats, Patrick-- this looks GREAT in gold my friend! :) #5555943

Nikki McDonald level-classic 2/26/2008 1:16:17 PM

Such a beautiful capture, Patrick. Congratulations on the win! #5555999

Jeana Clark level-classic 2/26/2008 1:16:40 PM


WAY TO GO PATRICK!!!!
CONGRATULATIONS!!!!

~J~ #5556004

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 2/26/2008 1:19:44 PM

Big CONGRATS on the
G*O*L*D !!!
WTG, Patrick!
~Smiles, Lisa #5556038

Danielle Fuller 2/26/2008 1:20:05 PM

Woooohoooo Patrick!!! Love the new gold in your gallery! It's a very fitting color on you!!!!! Congrats my friend! #5556042

Margaret R. Barry level-classic 2/26/2008 1:32:16 PM

Congratulations Patrick! #5556152

Hendrik Storme 2/26/2008 1:39:54 PM

Big congrats!!! Wow Patrick!:) #5556210

Martie Last 2/26/2008 1:44:35 PM

Congratulations! You deserve it for all of the gorgeous shell shots that you've posted. They are a "must-see!" #5556239

Ronald F. Fischer 2/26/2008 1:56:34 PM

Congratulations on this awesome WINNER!! #5556343

Elida Gutierrez 2/26/2008 2:01:37 PM

Congratulations on your Win!!!!

Trophy:

http://www.betterphoto.com/gallery/dynoGallDetail.asp?photoID=5690310
#5556389

Linda D. Lester level-classic 2/26/2008 2:07:20 PM

Congratulations on your awesome win! #5556426

Jessica Jenney level-classic 2/26/2008 2:07:51 PM

Congratulations, Patrick on your win!! #5556433

Agnes Fegan level-classic 2/26/2008 2:13:00 PM

Congratulations on your winning photo Patrick ! #5556497

Terry L. Ellis level-classic 2/26/2008 2:25:27 PM

An awesome Second Place winner, Patrick! Congratulations! #5556622

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 2/26/2008 2:25:42 PM

Wooooo Hooooo Patrick, big congrats on your winner!!! #5556626

Mike Perez level-classic 2/26/2008 2:26:53 PM

A big congratulations on your awesome Winner, Patrick! #5556639

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar level-classic 2/26/2008 2:31:59 PM

WOOO-HOOOO!!! WTG my DEAR FRIEND!! AMAZING AND DESERVING WINNER, BIG CONGRATS, Patrick!!!!! CHEERRRSSS!!!! #5556686

David Phalen level-classic 2/26/2008 2:49:24 PM

WTG Patrick!!!!! HUGE Congrats on a well deserved Winner!!!! #5556828

Barbara Waldoch level-classic 2/26/2008 2:53:02 PM

Big congratulations, Patrick! #5556873

anonymous 2/26/2008 2:55:35 PM

Congratulations Patrick on this awesome win! B- #5556904

Nadya Johnson 2/26/2008 2:57:10 PM

Congratulations on your gorgeous winner, Patrick! #5556914

Shannon D. Miller 2/26/2008 2:57:36 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this GORGEOUS win Patrick! Shannon~ #5556916

Jim Baines level-classic 2/26/2008 3:02:54 PM

Congratulations on this magnificent WINNER, Patrick!! #5556954

Joan Powell 2/26/2008 3:09:52 PM

YAHOOOOOOO !!! CLAP , CLAP , CLAP I told you this was a WINNER a big giant CONRATS !!! I'm thrilled for you !!!! #5557008

Patricia Ronan 2/26/2008 3:10:26 PM

Huge congratulations on your great win Patrick:) #5557014

Susan M. Hembree level-classic 2/26/2008 3:15:19 PM

Patrick!!!! AHHHHHH! You 'ole Newf! YOU DID IT!!!! WTG! I'm so bloody 'appy fer ye, b'y! I got my first gold this very same month last year! It's the most wonderful feeling! You'll be flying sky high for the next month. Congratulations on your totally awesome and most deserving 2nd place win! Sue :) #5557063

Steve Mason 2/26/2008 3:26:44 PM

Congratulations, Patrick! You really deserve this one! #5557168

Debra R. Harder level-classic 2/26/2008 3:30:58 PM

YIPPEE!! I'm so happy to see this win, Patrick! WTG, my friend! You definitely deserved this! Deb #5557210

Debra K. Thomas level-classic 2/26/2008 3:37:52 PM

WTG.........PAT!.....:) #5557251

Nancy (Peaches) Harker level-classic 2/26/2008 3:38:46 PM

WHOOOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOO!!!
WTG Patrick on this beautiful win!!!
HUGE COngrats!!!

Now I must go rest my hand after FINALLY getting to the bottom, I thnk I sprained my fingers LOL! #5557259

David Pratt level-classic 2/26/2008 3:39:17 PM

Awesome Patrick! Way to go my Friend! Great winner! #5557263

Christian Rosito level-classic 2/26/2008 3:54:24 PM

WINNEEEEEEEEER!! Great Patrick, well deserved, Fantastic win. #5557361

Ken Smith level-classic 2/26/2008 4:04:32 PM

Your first win!! Congrats, Patrick!! #5557445

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 2/26/2008 4:22:47 PM

Congratulations on your second place winner. #5557604

Michelle Alton level-classic 2/26/2008 4:39:11 PM

Brilliant winner, Patrick. Major congratulations!
Michelle #5557695

Sue Marshall level-classic 2/26/2008 4:59:36 PM

Huge congrats on your WIN Patrick!!!
I am thrilled for you!! :-)))) #5557798

Maria Zammit level-classic 2/26/2008 5:03:27 PM

Congratulations on this awesome winner Patrick. #5557815

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 2/26/2008 5:11:59 PM

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO WAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!!! I have been on here for the past two hours commenting on all my BP friend' s entries. Was about to log off & cehecked my eamils. I opened Karen Bacon's email & read"CONGRATULATION ON WINNER'" & I said out loud"WHAT"""""""???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????
I feel like i,m floating of my chair now!!! THANK YOU EVERYONE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Trouble typing now!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #5557867

Tammy Espino level-classic 2/26/2008 5:33:51 PM

Smiling big here , WHOOOOOOOO WTG !!! #5557973

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 2/26/2008 5:39:51 PM

Thank you for the big smile Tammy & everyone else above!!! #5558004

Su Sana E. P level-classic 2/26/2008 5:40:37 PM

Whoa!!!!! Huge Congratulations on your Win, Patrick!!
#5558008

Sam Britt level-classic 2/26/2008 5:50:27 PM

Congratulations, Patrick. Terrific winner. #5558070

Anna Diederich level-classic 2/26/2008 6:04:33 PM

Congratulations on your awesome win, Patrick!! #5558170

Mary K. Robison level-classic 2/26/2008 6:04:39 PM

How cool is THIS news, Patrick?
I guess your reaction above says it all!!!!!!!! LOL!!! So happy for you!!!

A hearty CONGRATULATIONS on your beautiful blue Winner!!
#5558171

Evy Johansen level-classic 2/26/2008 6:27:35 PM

Big congratulations on your wonderful win, Patrick!! #5558303

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 2/26/2008 6:34:33 PM

Congratulation on this awesome win, son (LR1)!!!!! ♫ k #5558341

MELODIE C. ROBERTS level-classic 2/26/2008 6:38:58 PM

Congratulations Patrick!!
Awesome Job
MELODIE #5558367

Dianna Hauf level-classic 2/26/2008 6:40:18 PM

HUMONGOUS congratulations Patrick! ☺☺☺ #5558371

Manuel Barrera level-classic 2/26/2008 6:54:57 PM

In my opinion, Patrick, this is a better image then my first place image. Congratulations #5558445

Colleen Farrell level-classic 2/26/2008 7:03:58 PM

Congratulations on your WIN, Patrick!!! #5558502

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic 2/26/2008 7:06:43 PM

Congratulations Patrick! #5558521

Mike Umbreit level-classic 2/26/2008 7:52:26 PM

Patrick - Congratulations!! - Mike #5558759

Dr. Harmeet Singh 2/26/2008 8:01:11 PM

Heartiest congrats... #5558812

Kathy L. Clark 2/26/2008 8:25:25 PM

Congrats on this fantastic winner Patrick. #5558933

Vladan D. Djordjevic 2/26/2008 9:14:07 PM

Congratulations, Patrick! Fantastic photo! #5559105

Laurence Saliba level-classic 2/26/2008 9:15:04 PM

Big congratulations on your beautiful win, Patrick!!!! #5559112

Eugenio Diaz 2/26/2008 9:28:14 PM

Well done...Congratulations on Your Winner!!!!!WTG, Patrick!!! #5559176

Jodi Zimmer 2/26/2008 10:07:22 PM

I am so excited for you!!! I just kept seeing Patrick, Patrick. Patrick...so I thought I'd click on to see. OMG! You got a Second Place!! I loved this the moment I saw it!( only time I used language like that to express true art.) Very, very ,very cool shot. Congratulations my friend!!!!!
#5559257

Teresa A. Burnett level-classic 2/26/2008 10:36:35 PM

WTG my friend!!! Huge congratulations to you!!! Beautiful photo... wonderful win!!! #5559347

Susan M. Campbell level-classic 2/26/2008 10:50:19 PM

WTG...congrats on your win!! #5559375

Les Rhoades level-classic 2/26/2008 11:09:14 PM

Congratulations on your 2nd place Win! #5559429

Robert K. Bemus level-classic 2/26/2008 11:10:57 PM

WTG, Patrick, and wishing you many more!!! #5559435

Cindy Bendush level-classic 2/26/2008 11:22:45 PM

Awesome winner Patrick! Congratulations!!! #5559463

Stefania Barbier level-classic 2/27/2008 12:21:27 AM

HUGE CONGRATS FOR YOUR WIN PATRICK!!! #5559672

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic 2/27/2008 12:27:37 AM

Huge congratulations,Patrick on this outstanding Winner!! #5559710

Tarun Bose level-classic 2/27/2008 12:57:16 AM

Big, big congrats Patrick for your second prize winner. #5559857

Darryl Wilkinson 2/27/2008 1:02:18 AM

Cool piece of work, Patrick! Congratulations!! #5559883

Derek D. Dafoe 2/27/2008 2:36:33 AM

Big congrats my friend on this wonderful Second place win !! WTG Buddy !! #5560137

Carol Sawyer 2/27/2008 3:26:14 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful win, Patrick!! #5560302

Stephen Zacker level-classic 2/27/2008 3:39:12 AM

Super detail and textures. Congratulations #5560359

Bill Wyatt 2/27/2008 3:51:30 AM

WTG woooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooow
I am so happy for you Patrick! Great work and CONGRATULATIONS!! #5560423

Colette M. Metcalf level-classic 2/27/2008 4:11:56 AM

Congratulations to you Patrick!!!! #5560529

David A. Simons 2/27/2008 5:19:05 AM

Congratulations, Patrick. :-) #5560896

Dwayne R. Johnson level-classic 2/27/2008 5:38:12 AM

Congrats Patrick! #5560985

Christopher J. Budny level-classic 2/27/2008 6:55:26 AM

Congratulations on your win, Patrick! #5561289

Jennifer L. Taranto 2/27/2008 8:00:35 AM

OMG - way to go my friend, you deserve it!! #5561555

Emile Abbott level-classic 2/27/2008 8:14:23 AM

Great work and congratulation on a well deserved win Patrick #5561639

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic 2/27/2008 8:30:05 AM

AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!! YOU GOT A FIRST PLACE WINNER!!!! I am sooooo EXCITED for you, Patrick! CONGRATULATIONS!!!! <>< #5561737

Kristi A. Howson level-classic 2/27/2008 9:26:50 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful Winner Patrick!!! So glad to see this in the Winner's Circle... #5562041

Alan L. Borror level-classic 2/27/2008 10:23:47 AM

Congratulations on your terrific winner, Patrick! #5562361

Connie J. Bagot level-classic 2/27/2008 11:34:37 AM

Congratulations Patrick! #5562618

Beverly A. Wright 2/27/2008 11:56:20 AM

A BIG CONGRADULATIONS ON THIS STUNNER!
I ALWAYS THOUGHT THIS WAS A WINNER, IT'S
BEEN MY FAVORITE OF YOURS ALL ALONG!
CONGRATS AGAIN PATRICK!!!!!!!! #5562690

Erika Haight 2/27/2008 1:09:12 PM

A well deserved WIN my friend!! Awesome work!!! ~ erika #5562897

eileen bedford 2/27/2008 3:45:39 PM

Congratulations on your great win Patrick, so well done... #5563534

Peter Appelbaum level-classic 2/27/2008 3:52:17 PM

WTG Patrick. Awesome win. Peter #5563576

April Riggs 2/27/2008 4:17:47 PM

Congrats! Very well deserved! #5563737

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 2/27/2008 6:22:44 PM

Thank you very much, everyone!!! #5564157

Frank Creamer 2/27/2008 6:46:56 PM

How you doin Patrick?Great sea urchin.Congrats on your second place win.I've been out of the loop for some time.You have come a long ways on your Photography and you have a great following also.Will be in Nevada taking pics for a month or more.Will load some up to better Photo when I get back.Keep up the Great work Frank #5564227

Rosemary Buffoni 2/27/2008 8:57:55 PM

Yay!!! I am so happy for you...this is an awesome image.
Ro #5564598

Tamara K. Walker level-classic 2/27/2008 9:02:43 PM

CONGRATULATIONS! #5564613

Kcalpesh B. Ajugia 2/28/2008 4:22:09 AM

Congratulations. This is beautifully captured. Great work.... #5566084

Cheryl E. Molennor 2/28/2008 6:50:39 AM

Congratulations! #5566969

Kimi A. Phillips 2/28/2008 10:07:49 AM

HUGE CONGRATS, my friend!!!!! #5567939

Gail Vitikacs level-classic 2/28/2008 10:10:46 AM

AWESOME!!! So proud of you!!! #5567947

Laurie Daily level-classic 2/28/2008 12:04:19 PM

Is this ever so cool! Congratulations on this fantastic winner, Patrick!!! #5568323

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 2/28/2008 3:10:16 PM

Congrats my friend on this beauty! #5568900

paola A. Jofre level-classic 2/29/2008 6:36:28 AM

Congratulations Patrick!!!!!! WELL DESERVED!!!!! Striking image, love the texture!! #5572295

Sandra R. Alvey level-classic 2/29/2008 5:54:16 PM

WOWIE BIG BRO WITH THE WINNER!!! Awesome job hon, and much deserved! I can't wait to see your NEXT winner! #5574983

Joerg Schlagheck level-classic 2/29/2008 7:51:24 PM

Hey Patrick! Finally you're getting the recognition you deserve! Congratulations, my friend! #5575532

Ellen Hodges level-classic 3/1/2008 8:51:55 AM

Very big congrats, Patrick on a great image!! #5577904

Ross Throndson level-classic 3/2/2008 7:07:40 AM

Many Congratulations, Patrick, on this Fantastic Winner....WTG!!! #5581363

Alison Krylowski level-classic 3/2/2008 1:11:15 PM

Congratulations on your well deserved winner, Patrick! #5582661

Cary Rogers level-classic 3/2/2008 2:05:10 PM

GI-normous Congrats on this Winner, Patrick!! Great composition, contrast, detail, textures, and visual impact! :-) #5582841

Amber Kennedy level-classic 3/3/2008 7:24:27 PM

congrats on this well deserved win! Great image! #5588878

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 3/11/2008 1:58:17 AM

Right on Patrick, a beautiful winning image!!!! Congratulations!!!

Your work improves every day!!! Keep it up!!! #5625133

Angela Pound 3/13/2008 6:52:42 PM

This is so beautiful congrats on your win. #5639392

Peggy J. Maguire 3/13/2008 7:46:53 PM

Fasinating. Congratulations on your well deserved win Patrick!! #5639596

Donna C. Arnold 3/13/2008 8:21:26 PM

Patrick this is amazing as always. Great lighting and beautiful colors. Cool shot! #5639739

Jennifer A. Lambert 3/13/2008 9:25:22 PM

CONGRATS !!!! This one deserves it as do you...it is beautiful and the depth you see as you view it and the colors are perfect.
GREAT GREAT shot !!
Blessings, Jenny

What is Picasa and HOW do I get it ? LOL I need this option for my colors...hehehehe #5639929

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 3/14/2008 5:05:25 AM

Congratulations Patrick on your Win!

Dominick #5641164

isabel C. Zepeda level-classic 3/14/2008 6:08:52 AM

PATRICK.
I`m so happy for you WOW the photo is grate .
No words just WOOOOW.
Ysa #5641447

Carol Teal level-classic 3/20/2008 10:15:21 PM

I don't think I ever finished looking through all the categories of finalists/winners, so just found this had a gold badge! Congrats Patrick on your win! #5671003

Bill Knaps level-classic 3/24/2008 6:40:38 AM

Another great shot Patrick. Congrats on the win. Bill #5687461

Virginia Leone level-classic 3/24/2008 6:43:27 AM

This is pretty..I love the blue. I checked your gallery, very unique and interesting!! #5687472

Renata Gusciora level-classic 5/5/2008 6:47:51 AM

Stopping by your gallery I really adore this!:-) Congratulations!:-) #5885557

Paul D. level-classic 5/13/2008 5:24:08 PM

Hay, glad I stopped by, you have some wonderful images! Several including this one have a great perspective. Good job! #5919193

Nichelle Russell level-classic 5/17/2008 6:20:51 AM

This is a gorgeous photo! Love the colors and details. You have a fabulous gallery! #5934275

Cassandra R. Huang level-classic 7/24/2008 4:09:57 PM

very nice composition, like the color.

Thanks for comment on my gallery, will check more of your gallery when I come back from Hokkaido trip.

Cheers
Cassandra #6226878

Raymond Pauly level-classic 7/24/2008 4:37:08 PM

Hey, Patrick! I just spotted this great winner! Congratulations! (Better late than never).
Raymond #6226949

Darson Sumarno level-classic 7/24/2008 9:14:58 PM

Big Congrat for you ..very good composition and the color so vibrant #6227721

KARU WIJESUNDARA. A.N.P.A.S. level-classic 7/28/2008 9:30:21 AM

IT'S A EXCELLENT IMAGE WITH PERFECT COLOURS.
KARU WIJESUNDARA. #6240484

Z. Banu level-classic 1/25/2009 11:24:42 PM

Amazing!!OUTSTANDING JOB!!!CONGRATULATION PATRICK ON WONDERFUL WINNER.KEEP IT UP!:) #7087271

Inge S. Lasmana level-classic 2/3/2009 6:05:34 AM

Congratulations again for your wonderful work, Patrick! #7121251

Emily E. Bem 1/21/2010 6:48:47 PM

Beautiful blue details! :)

Lovely work! #8319963

Wm Nosal level-classic 5/5/2010 10:14:32 PM

COOL SHOT! #8591974

Andre Larose level-classic 11/15/2012 1:02:02 PM

Very beautiful Patrick! Wonderful eye! #10420025

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