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Patricia Marroquin level-classic 9/30/2004 12:31:10 AM

Very clever title and gorgeous image, Dan! Love your composition and the red background sets up this phony-blue flower very nicely! :-) #173968

S J 9/30/2004 12:41:48 AM

yeah terrific image, Dan! Blue against bright red background is really a cool idea. Very nicely done! #813078

Amanda E. Radovic 9/30/2004 12:43:41 AM

this is fantastic Dan - well done, love the vibrant saturated colour. #813079

Bob Cammarata level-classic 9/30/2004 1:55:30 AM

Very nice set up and execution, Dan.
The red really makes tose blue petals pop!
Bob #813105

Donald K. Cherry level-classic 9/30/2004 2:08:54 AM

Good use of ps effects to create this blue flower...very good overall composition! #813107

Alan L. Borror level-classic 9/30/2004 2:21:04 AM

WOW!!! This really pops, Dan! Very well done. #813111

Paul Michko 9/30/2004 2:31:45 AM

Wonderful rich colors, Dan. Very vibrant. #813117

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic 9/30/2004 2:51:41 AM

Nice job! I love it! #813134

Gianna Stadelmyer level-classic 9/30/2004 3:21:14 AM

Nice shot, Dan! The red and blue really make a commanding shot! Did you PS this or let the flower soak up blue food coloring in water for a few days? It doesn't look PS'd if you did... looks "natural". Nice offset composition and great detail on those soft petals. Great work:-) #813180

Janet Detota level-classic 9/30/2004 4:59:50 AM

Now this is something you'd want hanging in your bathroom to wake you up every morning! :-) Awesome! #813335

Cathy Gregor level-classic 9/30/2004 5:05:19 AM

Such vibrant color, Dan! Nicely done.
-cathy #813354

Darren K. Fisher level-classic 9/30/2004 5:31:44 AM

WOW, amazing detail and colors. Very well captured Dan. #813431

Jill A. Johnson level-classic 9/30/2004 5:48:37 AM

excellent detail & color forsure... the red so sets it all off... wonderful work Dan!!! :) #813461

Shirley L. Carpenter 9/30/2004 6:26:45 AM

So Beautiful Dan!! Love it!! #813559

Michael Allen 9/30/2004 7:24:55 AM

Great contrast with the red background.

Who knows what the world would have looked like if Mother Nature had begun with PS. lol

Nicely done, Dan ..mike :-] #813679

ADILSON F. FERREIRA level-classic 9/30/2004 8:27:58 AM

Wonderful shot Dan, I love the contrasting colors!!! #813847

Leanne M.E. Boyd 9/30/2004 9:06:21 AM

I love the saturated colour Dan! Great shot! #813918

Mellanie 9/30/2004 12:11:34 PM

Wonderful shot and title, Dan! I like the red bg!!!! #814253

The Italian Eye level-classic 9/30/2004 12:18:15 PM

Good idea and execution! #814258

Susan T. Evans 9/30/2004 12:48:44 PM

Gorgeous color and shot Dan, terrific details!!!! #814310

Wilson H. Valentin 9/30/2004 1:18:31 PM

Beautiful image, Dan! #814352

Robin L. Wehrman 9/30/2004 1:51:53 PM

WOW! Outstanding and very beautiful, Dan! Love the color of the flower with the color of the background. Awesomw image perfect!! #814397

Wally Orlowsky level-classic 9/30/2004 2:14:56 PM

Great composition and color(ing), Dan. Florists or PS specialists ;) #814434

Mary K. Robison level-classic 9/30/2004 4:07:40 PM

Don't know which is cuter, Dan ~ the title, or your self-reminder...
Those colors are magnificent, as is the detail!!! #814572

Doug Wean 9/30/2004 4:08:00 PM

Being Naive to both Flowers and PSing, I find this Image absolutely wonderful!
Beautiful color ,texture and Composition!

Doug #814574

Terry R. Hatfield level-classic 9/30/2004 4:11:16 PM

Cool Image Dan:-) #814582

Dan J. Holm level-classic 9/30/2004 5:31:20 PM

Patricia, Sanjay, Amanda, Bob, Donald, Alan, Paul, Carolyn, Jan, Janey, Cathy, Darren, Jill, Shirley, Michael, Adilson, Leanne, Mellanie, Danillo, Susan, Wilson, Robin, Wally, Mary, Doug and Terry: Thank you all so very much! Your kind comments and support are sincerely appreciated! #814676

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 9/30/2004 5:42:41 PM

Beautiful, Dan, love the strong colors, contrast, and details!

-Debby #814708

Jennifer Rennison 9/30/2004 5:53:31 PM

Wow, the blue pops from that red background, wonderful vibrant colors! Great image, Dan! #814735

Stephen Zacker level-classic 9/30/2004 6:26:33 PM

Very striking image. Like the contrast of the blue and red! #814788

Robert Goodman 9/30/2004 7:41:56 PM

Watch out for that blue dye Dan.This is great Dan.Wonderful image!!!!! #814878

Anette Linnea Rasmussen 9/30/2004 9:12:24 PM

Great job, Dan - wonderful rich colors and beautifully done!

Best wishes
Linnea #814926

Dan J. Holm level-classic 9/30/2004 10:41:24 PM

Deborah, jennifer, Stephen, Robert and Linnea: Thank you very much for your generous feedback! I truly appreciate it! #814966

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 10/3/2004 3:18:35 PM

These wild contrasting colors work very well together. Well done Dan!! #819906

Dan J. Holm level-classic 10/3/2004 4:42:59 PM

Thanks, Donna! I'm glad you like it! #820008

Wally Orlowsky level-classic 10/15/2004 3:40:23 PM

Congratulations and good luck on this finalist! #843774

Dan J. Holm level-classic 10/15/2004 3:41:35 PM

Thanks, Wally!! #843777

Anette Linnea Rasmussen level-classic 10/15/2004 3:50:36 PM

Excellent work and composition Dan!
Congrats and the best of luck!

Many regards Linnea #843814

Susan T. Parady level-classic 10/15/2004 3:51:46 PM

Congratulations on this colorful finalist! #843823

Terry R. Hatfield level-classic 10/15/2004 3:52:06 PM

Congratulations Dan!! #843826

Jill A. Johnson level-classic 10/15/2004 4:11:08 PM

super finalist!!! congrats Dan!!! :) #843938

Donna J. Taff level-classic 10/15/2004 4:32:55 PM

Congratulation's, Dan!!!!!! #844099

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 10/15/2004 4:39:02 PM

Congratulations on another great finalist! #844148

Stan J. Contrades level-classic 10/15/2004 4:47:32 PM

Good one, Dan (note to yourself, LOL!). CONGRATULATIONS and best of luck!
Aloha,
Stan #844215

Monika Sapek level-classic 10/15/2004 4:50:01 PM

The colors just “scream”! ;-) Nice title, fits perfectly to what you said. Many congratulations, Dan!
Monika
#844234

Kathleen Clemons 10/15/2004 5:08:45 PM

Congratulations to you, Dan! #844394

Leonard Pierce 10/15/2004 5:15:47 PM

Congratulations Dan! #844462

Kelly Abernathy level-classic 10/15/2004 5:16:49 PM

Beautiful Dan! Congratulations! -K #844475

Doug Wean 10/15/2004 5:32:29 PM

Congrats Dan! A Wonderful Image!!

Doug #844655

Murry Grigsby 10/15/2004 5:34:18 PM

Congrats Dan! #844676

Bob Cammarata level-classic 10/15/2004 5:36:33 PM

Great image Dan!
I'm so glad this made the Finals.
Bob #844697

Joy Brown level-classic 10/15/2004 5:39:57 PM

Congrats and good luck Dan! #844732

Sharon Day level-classic 10/15/2004 6:13:26 PM

Congratulations on a beautiful shot, Dan!!! #845030

Jessica McCollam 10/15/2004 6:21:33 PM

Congrats, DAN!!!! Great Image! #845113

Wendy Amdahl level-classic 10/15/2004 6:56:08 PM

A big congrats Dan! #845344

Robert Goodman level-classic 10/15/2004 7:02:59 PM

Congratulations Dan,a wonderful image!!!! #845397

Debra Booth level-classic 10/15/2004 7:16:19 PM

Terrific image, Dan! Congratulations!! #845500

Carol Brill 10/15/2004 7:35:43 PM

Dan, congratulations and best of luck in the finals! #845668

Darren K. Fisher level-classic 10/15/2004 7:54:52 PM

Congrats to you Dan. #845820

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 10/15/2004 8:26:19 PM

Congratulations on this awesome image, and good luck in the next round. #846016

Nancy Grace Chen 10/15/2004 8:34:25 PM

Wow! This photo screams, "Pay attention to me!!" What vivid colors. Congrats on your finalist, Dan!

Nancy #846056

Jennifer Rennison 10/15/2004 9:09:25 PM

Congratulations, Dan! #846201

Karen Engelbreth 10/15/2004 9:21:07 PM

Congratulations, Dan! #846259

S J 10/15/2004 9:31:30 PM

Dan, Congrats on your finalist!!! Good luck to you in the next round, my buddy! #846291

Lucia De Giovanni 10/15/2004 9:38:30 PM

Dan, congratulations, again! You are an inspiration my friend! #846311

Evy Johansen level-classic 10/15/2004 10:04:35 PM

Many congratulations, Dan! Very well deserved! #846390

The Italian Eye level-classic 10/15/2004 11:39:55 PM

I knew I was going to see this again!
congrats!!!
Danilo #846629

Karma Wilson 10/16/2004 6:36:26 AM

Congrats Dan! Good luck next leg!

Karma #847579

Mette Vendelboe Allison 10/16/2004 6:42:46 AM

Big congrats, Dan! Best of luck! #847617

Janet Detota 10/16/2004 2:17:49 PM

Congrats and good luck! #849360

Michael Khoury level-classic 10/16/2004 3:30:08 PM

congratulations Dan #849518

Larry Lawhead 10/16/2004 7:19:01 PM

Congratulations an making the finals, Dan! Very dramatic shot!

LarryL
www.lsqrd..com


#849811

Mellanie 10/16/2004 7:56:57 PM

Congrats on this and all your other finalists, Dan! #849860

Colette M. Metcalf level-classic 10/17/2004 6:15:56 AM

Congrats, Dan!!! #850464

Deborah Sandidge level-classic 10/17/2004 5:44:01 PM

Congratulations, Dan, love the punch colors in your image! #851675

Gen Nagase 10/17/2004 6:51:46 PM

Congratulations, Dan!!!
Eye popping sharpness and colors.
So deserved!!! #851781

Dan J. Holm level-classic 10/17/2004 10:58:30 PM

Thank you all so VERY much! I truly appreciate your supportive and encouraging comments! #852037

ADILSON F. FERREIRA level-classic 10/18/2004 5:36:53 AM

Congrats Dan!!! #852488

Dan J. Holm level-classic 10/18/2004 7:12:25 PM

Thanks, Adilson! I appreciate it! #855151

Kip T. Berger level-classic 10/19/2004 9:05:17 AM

Very nicely thought out and great use of color for visual impact. Keep up the great shots & creativity! #856456

Robin L. Wehrman level-classic 10/19/2004 4:01:21 PM

Congratulations on your outstanding image, well deserved! #857258

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Description

NOTE TO SELF: Nature doesn't make this kind of flower in blue, florists do. The blue dye on your hands should be a reminder.

Uploaded on 9/30/2004 12:29:00 AM

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Camera: Nikon D70 Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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