Roadside Find

© William C. Raco

Roadside Find

Alan L. Borror level-classic 9/29/2004 3:19:02 AM

Just a superb job of selective focus, Bill! The oranges and yellows get isolated so well. Outstanding! #173694

ADILSON F. FERREIRA level-classic 9/29/2004 3:21:06 AM

Wonderful find! Great lighting and colors!!! #811263

Diane Addonizio level-classic 9/29/2004 3:25:07 AM

Beautiful colors! #811273

Paul Michko level-classic 9/29/2004 3:28:58 AM

Very beautiful macro, Bill. #811281

Cathy Gregor level-classic 9/29/2004 3:32:25 AM

What beautiful color and lighting, Bill. Good find!
-cathy #811290

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 9/29/2004 3:50:45 AM

Beautiful, Bill, great colors and tones, excellent selective focus and lighting!

-Debby #811346

Rob Friedman level-classic 9/29/2004 3:51:27 AM

Terrific colors and DoF! Well done! #811348

Michael Allen level-classic 9/29/2004 3:58:25 AM

Like a feeding frenzy of little orange mouths. Very nice color tones, Bill.

Nice capture. ..mike :-] #811370

Charlene Bayerle level-classic 9/29/2004 4:01:06 AM

Beautiful Bill...wonderful colors!!! #811378

Joy Brown level-classic 9/29/2004 4:10:52 AM

Wonderful image and color, Bill! #811423

Kathryn (Love) Scheet level-classic 9/29/2004 4:12:12 AM

lovely image Bill :) #811426

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic 9/29/2004 4:40:45 AM

Wow!! What road did you find this on? It's absolutely gorgeous!!!!!! #811503

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 9/29/2004 4:50:10 AM

Looks like it was a flame along the road! Wow, what colors! Is this a wildflower? Beautiful! #811530

Darren K. Fisher level-classic 9/29/2004 5:13:45 AM

WOW look at those colors. Velvia?...LOL...Could have been. They really pop. Great use of DOF. #811578

Jill A. Johnson level-classic 9/29/2004 5:22:26 AM

Beautiful Bill!!! wow those colors... nice work hun :) #811593

Kathleen Clemons 9/29/2004 5:24:08 AM

Oh my! This is spectacular! Love the colors and your choice of DoF! Beautifully done, Bill. :) #811600

Murry Grigsby 9/29/2004 5:59:20 AM

Headline -- Gold discovered in Pennsylvania :0) Nice find and shot Bill! Looks like butterfly weed -- a sure sign of late summer/early fall? Super patterns and brilliant colors!! #811653

Michael Wehrman level-classic 9/29/2004 6:35:34 AM

Very pretty find William #811733

Mellanie level-classic 9/29/2004 8:03:29 AM

Beautiful find, Bill! I just love the vibrant colors! #811841

Wendy Amdahl level-classic 9/29/2004 8:13:55 AM

My what flaming colors you've vibrant! Great roadside find I'd say! #811860

Gianna Stadelmyer level-classic 9/29/2004 9:21:59 AM

You and Carolyn should get together outfitted with orange vests for these roadside shots! Wonderful find Bill and well captured. The flowers look like they are on fire the way the go from the low to higher key back into the photo. Nicely done! #811931

Dolores Neilson level-classic 9/29/2004 9:51:15 AM

I love those mini flowers.....and the bees love them too! WEll done, bill!! #811973

Ellen Peach level-classic 9/29/2004 10:07:34 AM

I need to take a road trip with you....wonderful work, Bill! #812005

Karen Engelbreth 9/29/2004 1:52:32 PM

Great find - beautiful colors, bill! #812262

William C. Raco level-classic 9/29/2004 2:26:02 PM

Thank you all so very much.
I have no idea what these flowers are.
The first and only time I've ever seen them.
Best wishes.....

bill #812324

Dan J. Holm level-classic 9/29/2004 2:56:53 PM

Wow! Gorgeous shot, Bill! The colors, your perspective and capture are OUTSTANDING! Very striking, very eye-catching image! #812435

Stephen Zacker level-classic 9/29/2004 2:57:40 PM

Very cool image. Great use of dof! #812438

Karen Bacon level-classic 9/29/2004 3:17:29 PM

Stunning image Bill!The colors are outstanding! #812495

Robin L. Wehrman level-classic 9/29/2004 4:46:51 PM

WOW!! Outstanding and very beautiful, Bill! Pretty colors and a great find!! #812682

William C. Raco level-classic 9/29/2004 4:55:06 PM

Thank you so much Dan, Stephen, Karen and Robin!

bill #812702

Jennifer Rennison 9/29/2004 5:17:58 PM

Fabulous colors and lighting, great find! Beautiful image, Bill! #812745

Kathleen F. Greer 9/29/2004 6:20:48 PM

Gorgeous image and find Bill!! #812844

William C. Raco level-classic 9/29/2004 6:37:15 PM

Why thank you, Jennifer and Kathleen!

bill #812861

Carol Brill 9/29/2004 6:53:40 PM

Superb job of filling the frame with all the fiery hues and tiny detail in these petite wildflowers, Bill! #812888

S J 9/29/2004 9:46:50 PM

Stunning capture, Bill! Hard to believe that you found them near the road!!!! Well done! #813017

Patricia Marroquin level-classic 9/30/2004 1:19:47 AM

Gorgeous colors! Love how you've filled the frame, Bill! :-) #813094

Susan T. Evans 9/30/2004 11:29:34 AM

Very cool capture Bill, gorgeous colors, detail and dof. Love it! #814174

William C. Raco level-classic 9/30/2004 12:36:04 PM

Thank you all very much!!!

bill #814290

Brenda W. LaFleur level-classic 9/30/2004 10:07:43 PM

Wowza! That's some serious color, Bill. Love it! #814942

William C. Raco level-classic 10/1/2004 3:11:10 AM

Thank you, Brenda!

bill #815068

Dale Gast level-classic 10/1/2004 2:39:01 PM

Bill, these are BEAUTIFUL colors!!! #816469

William C. Raco level-classic 10/1/2004 2:41:01 PM

Thank you, Dale.
Very kind of you.

bill #816476

Stan J. Contrades level-classic 10/1/2004 2:53:27 PM

Lucky for us that you stopped to capture these flaming beauties, bill!! Awesome colors and selective focus. Just a spectacular view and image!!
Stan #816511

William C. Raco level-classic 10/1/2004 2:57:40 PM

Why thank you, Stan.
I know how good you are at flowers, so I accept your compliment with pride.
best wishes,

bill #816527

Karma Wilson 10/1/2004 3:02:12 PM

Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous! Love the diagonal line in the capture!

Karma #816541

William C. Raco level-classic 10/1/2004 3:10:51 PM

Thank you, Karma.
I appreciate that.

bill #816556

Mary K. Robison level-classic 10/1/2004 3:15:29 PM

Love that fiery red-orange fading into the softer yellows in the bg, Bill. I really like the idea that the eye is almostb "forced" to move from right to left for this well-done diagonal composition... #816565

William C. Raco level-classic 10/1/2004 3:27:57 PM

Why thank you, Mary!
I appreciate your close attention and compliments.
best wishes,

bill #816577

Michael Khoury level-classic 10/1/2004 6:03:21 PM

...simply ravishing, Bill!!! #816787

Anette Linnea Rasmussen level-classic 10/2/2004 9:17:28 AM

Wonderful find, Bill - great colors and

Best wishes
Linnea #817899

Paula Showen level-classic 10/2/2004 10:02:43 PM

Awesome vibrant colors, Bill! Striking image! #818681

Lucia De Giovanni 10/3/2004 12:49:14 PM

Gorgeous capture Bill - the DOF and selective focus makes this an outstanding shot! #819741

William C. Raco level-classic 10/3/2004 5:00:37 PM

Thank you Michael, Linnea, Paula and Lucia.

bill #820055

Kathleen K. Parker level-classic 10/5/2004 8:02:10 PM

What roads do you travel, bill? The color is stunning!!! So vibrant!!
kathleen #825106

William C. Raco level-classic 10/6/2004 4:15:48 PM

Why, thank you, Kathleen
I found this along the edge of a farm field.
I have no idea what the flower is.......
except colorful ;-)

bill #826981

Susan T. Parady level-classic 10/15/2004 3:53:17 PM

Congratulations, Bill! #843834

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 10/15/2004 3:55:25 PM

Congratulations, Bill!


Colleen Braun level-classic 10/15/2004 4:11:34 PM

congratulations #843944

Jill A. Johnson level-classic 10/15/2004 4:13:11 PM

Congratulations Bill!!! :) #843961

Dan J. Holm level-classic 10/15/2004 4:17:50 PM

Congrats, Bill!! A gorgeous shot very deserving!! Best of luck in the next roud with this!! #843987

Donna J. Taff level-classic 10/15/2004 4:35:40 PM

Congratulation's, Bill!!!!! #844121

Kathleen R. Struckle level-classic 10/15/2004 4:44:51 PM

Congrats Bill!! #844194

Stan J. Contrades 10/15/2004 4:49:09 PM

Yes! Very good choice! CONGRATULATIONS, bill!
Stan #844225

Cathy Barrows 10/15/2004 5:06:46 PM

Congrats!...beautiful #844378

Charlene Bayerle level-classic 10/15/2004 5:06:59 PM

Way to go Bill....Congratulations!!!! #844384

Kathleen K. Parker level-classic 10/15/2004 5:08:27 PM

Congratulations, bill!!! Good luck to you in the next go round, too!!
kk #844391

Kathleen Clemons 10/15/2004 5:12:18 PM

Congratulations on this beauty, Bill! #844433

Leonard Pierce 10/15/2004 5:17:42 PM

Congratulations Bill! #844484

Kelly Abernathy 10/15/2004 5:21:08 PM

This is just gorgeous Bill! I love the dof! I hope to see it go further! So well deserved! -K #844517

Casey A. Hanson level-classic 10/15/2004 5:30:31 PM

Congrats Bill! :0) #844631

Doug Wean level-classic 10/15/2004 5:34:37 PM

Congrats! Bill!!

Doug #844680

Murry Grigsby 10/15/2004 5:36:22 PM

Congrats Bill! #844696

Joy Brown level-classic 10/15/2004 5:40:51 PM

Congrats and good luck, Bill! #844744

Cathy Gregor level-classic 10/15/2004 5:56:44 PM

Congrats on ALL of your finalists, Bill. Good luck!
-cathy #844877

Sharon Day level-classic 10/15/2004 6:16:12 PM

Congratulations on a beautiful shot, Bill!!! #845055

Wendy Amdahl level-classic 10/15/2004 6:57:08 PM

Beautiful image Bill...congrats! #845347

Debra Booth level-classic 10/15/2004 7:18:13 PM

Glorious shot, Bill!! Congratulations!! #845511

Carol Brill 10/15/2004 7:37:00 PM

Bill, congratulations and best of luck in the finals! #845680

Lucia De Giovanni 10/15/2004 7:55:49 PM

Congratulations Bill, and best of luck my friend! #845829

Darren K. Fisher level-classic 10/15/2004 7:56:13 PM

Congratulations Bill, those are some vibrant colors you have captured. #845837

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 10/15/2004 8:31:44 PM

Very cool image! Congratulations!! #846039

Lori Ditlefsen 10/15/2004 9:10:48 PM

Very colorful image. Congrats Bill! #846211

Jennifer Rennison 10/15/2004 9:11:27 PM

Congratulations, Bill! #846213

Karen Engelbreth 10/15/2004 9:22:43 PM

Congratulations, bill! #846265

Evy Johansen level-classic 10/15/2004 10:05:36 PM

Many congratulations, Bill! #846397

Teresa Wilkinson level-classic 10/15/2004 11:47:39 PM

Beautiful, Bill, simply beautiful! Congratulations!

your friend, Teresa #846639

Patricia A. Kuniega level-classic 10/15/2004 11:51:15 PM

Wow! Call in the fire department, this one's on fire! Vibrant and beautiful! Congrats Bill! #846645

S J level-classic 10/16/2004 2:43:59 AM

Congrats, Bill! Great image! I love it! #846896

Donna R. Moratelli level-classic 10/16/2004 2:44:09 AM

Wow; way to go Bill!
This is very striking. Congratulations! #846897

William C. Raco level-classic 10/16/2004 3:51:45 AM

Wow, thank you all sooooo much!

bill #847107

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 10/16/2004 4:42:34 AM

Beautiful Bill, outstanding colors! congrats on your finalist, good luck in the next round! #847251

Michael Allen level-classic 10/16/2004 6:06:54 AM

Congrats again and good luck, Bill

Marie Fields level-classic 10/16/2004 6:53:46 AM

Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist, Bill! #847666

Laura Berman 10/16/2004 7:25:51 AM

Spectacular colour and texture Bill! Congrats on this finalist! #847830

Terry R. Hatfield level-classic 10/16/2004 8:25:54 AM

Congratulations, Bill Excellent Colors And Diminishing DOF Nicely Done Good Luck Down The Line!! #848143

Kathleen F. Greer 10/16/2004 8:46:25 AM

Big congrats on this striking image Bill!! #848259

Carolina K. Smith level-classic 10/16/2004 9:30:41 AM

Congrats on another finalist :) #848462

Sharon E. Lowe level-classic 10/16/2004 9:40:34 AM

Congrats and good luck Bill!! #848502

Gene Spears level-classic 10/16/2004 11:39:09 AM

beautiful image, Bill - congratulations!! #848883

Larry Lawhead level-classic 10/16/2004 7:21:05 PM

Congratulations an making the finals, Bill! Beautiful shot!



Mellanie level-classic 10/16/2004 7:57:42 PM

Congrats, Bill! This is beautiful! #849862

Ed Heaton 10/17/2004 6:15:28 AM

Hi Bill,

Awesome job :-) #850463

Colette M. Metcalf level-classic 10/17/2004 6:17:04 AM

Congratulations Bill!!! #850471

Deborah Sandidge level-classic 10/17/2004 5:43:05 PM

Congratulations, Bill, I just love the colors in your roadside find! Best of luck! #851672

Gail Vitikacs level-classic 10/18/2004 6:14:02 AM

CONGRATULATIONS BILL!!! Well deserved.... #852638

ADILSON F. FERREIRA level-classic 10/18/2004 6:45:15 AM

Congrats Bill!!! #852718

Janice Forrest 10/18/2004 7:21:44 AM

Great work. Congratulations! #852889

Teresa Wilkinson 10/20/2004 7:22:39 AM

Bill, I'd like to quickly take this opportunity to congratulate you again, and I would like to add a many more congratulations to all the ones I've missed, due to lack of time and what-nots. I always, always love being inside of your photos! Teresa #858716

William C. Raco level-classic 10/20/2004 8:54:00 PM

Thank you all so very very much!!

bill #859938

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