From Underneath

© Claudia Kuhn

From Underneath

Patricia A. Kuniega 10/3/2004 5:21:09 AM

Exquisite Claudia! It's beautifully illuminated and a unique perspective. Perfect DOF as well. Great work! #174944

William C. Raco 10/3/2004 5:46:21 AM

I love the perspective, color and trnslucent glow you've achieved, Claudia.
Very well done!

bill #818990

Wally Orlowsky 10/3/2004 5:48:09 AM

Fantastic lighting and wonderful pastel color, Claudia. #818996

Cathy T. Vettes 10/3/2004 5:52:41 AM

Excellent Claudia !! Love the treatment used here.. very nice..

Claudia Kuhn 10/3/2004 5:56:33 AM

Thanks so much for your comments, Patricia, Bill, Wally and Cathy.

No special treatment here, was an overcast day and the colors on these flowers pop with a bit of contrast. I just cloned out a stray leaf or partial leaves. #819018

Karen Bacon 10/3/2004 6:01:25 AM

Excellent shot Claudia!Looks like a winner! #819026

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 10/3/2004 6:06:34 AM

Wonderful shot! Great composition! I love the colors and the lighting!!! #819035

Dorothy Neumann 10/3/2004 6:20:25 AM

Exquisite, Claudia. One of the best photos of this flower I have ever seen! #819081

Karma Wilson 10/3/2004 6:47:14 AM

Great job. Wonderful DOF and very crisp!

Karma #819151

Stephen Zacker 10/3/2004 7:17:02 AM

Very subtle! Wonderful lighting and detail! #819224

Deborah C. Lewinson 10/3/2004 7:43:05 AM

Outstanding image, Claudia, a great flower image!!!

-Debby #819279

Allan L. Whitehead 10/3/2004 7:48:56 AM

Marvelous 'capture' and presentation, Claudia, I love the coloring and the lighting. The effects you've used here are stunning and really terrific. Very well done, my dear friend - your good friend, Allan #819293

Claudia Kuhn 10/3/2004 7:49:49 AM

Thnaks so much for your comments, Karen, Adilson, Dorothy, Karma, Stephen, Debbie, & Allan! #819297

Donna J. Taff 10/3/2004 8:58:15 AM

Beautiful, Claudia!!!!! #819448

Shirley L. Carpenter 10/3/2004 11:01:33 AM

Beautiful image Claudia!!!! #819666

Robin L. Wehrman 10/3/2004 1:36:18 PM

WOW!! Outstanding and very beautiful, Claudia!!! #819816

Joy Brown 10/3/2004 4:45:20 PM

Absolutely amazing image, Claudia - a definite winner!!! #820013

Susan T. Evans 10/3/2004 6:02:28 PM

outstanding!!! a winner!! #820220

Susan T. Parady 10/3/2004 6:38:24 PM

Fabulous! Looks like a winner to me too!! #820265

Karen Engelbreth 10/4/2004 3:07:12 PM

Beautiful image, Claudia! #822088

kathy wolfe 10/5/2004 5:20:57 PM

stunningly beautiful! almost looks lit from within! facinating. #824809

Dolores Neilson 10/6/2004 6:49:42 AM

This one is a seller and a winner, Claudia! Make some boxed notes and sell this! #826004

Kathleen Clemons 10/6/2004 3:58:53 PM

This is absolutely stunning, Claudia! #826965

Evy Johansen 10/6/2004 7:42:09 PM

Wow, Claudia! Very beautiful!! A winner in my book! #827273

Carol Engstrom 10/9/2004 7:01:21 PM

Very nice, Claudia! #832568

Janet Detota 10/14/2004 4:52:19 AM

This is just breathtaking! I love morning glories! I predict we'll see this again! #840551

Anette Linnea Rasmussen 10/19/2004 10:13:13 AM

Beautiful Claudia, love the Blue!
Great lighting on this shot and well composed!

Best wishes
Linnea #856563

Wally Orlowsky 11/15/2004 5:26:27 PM

Congratulations on this colorful finalist, Claudia! #912195

Ed Heaton 11/15/2004 6:50:41 PM

Congratulations On Your Finalist ;-) #913466

Dorothy Neumann 11/15/2004 6:54:43 PM

I just KNEW this one would make it! Congratulations, Claudia! #913522

Terry R. Hatfield 11/15/2004 6:59:03 PM

Congratulations On Your Finalist Claudia:-) #913582

Claudia Kuhn 11/15/2004 7:01:38 PM

Thanks so much for your congrats, Wally, Ed, Dorothy, and Terry! #913609

Allan L. Whitehead 11/15/2004 7:03:24 PM

Claudia, congratulations on all your finalist selections. Well done, and good luck in the next step - your good friend, Allan #913625

Robert Mann 11/15/2004 7:40:44 PM

I hope you know I LOVE this one. Many congrats on your finalist selection, Claudia, and good luck! RoB #914056

Diane Addonizio 11/15/2004 7:57:07 PM

And again....Congratulations !! #914198

Claudia Kuhn 11/16/2004 4:19:10 AM

Thanks so much for your comments you guys! #915556

Cathy Gregor 11/16/2004 4:46:58 AM

Congrats, Claudia!
-cathy #915727

Cathy Barrows 11/16/2004 6:42:26 AM

Congrats!...beautiful #916507

Kathleen Clemons 11/16/2004 7:28:51 AM

Congrats again, Claudia. I hope to see this one in the next round. :) #916757

Murry Grigsby 11/16/2004 8:08:08 AM

Congrats Claudia!! Pretty good month :0) #916934

Anette Linnea Rasmussen 11/16/2004 8:32:31 AM

Beautiful Claudia!
Congrats on this finalist!

Best wishes Linnea #917028

Patricia A. Kuniega 11/16/2004 2:04:11 PM

Magnificant Claudia! Congratulations on all of your finalists! #917967

Claudia Kuhn 11/16/2004 2:05:37 PM

Thanks so much for your comments! #917970

Stanley J. Contrades 11/16/2004 3:01:19 PM

CONGRATULATIONS once again on all of your Finalists, Claudia!! Wonderful!!
Stan #918122

Nobu Nagase 11/16/2004 7:20:05 PM

What a beauty!!!
Many congratulations, Claudia!!! #918935

Anette Linnea Rasmussen 11/17/2004 12:37:18 AM

Beautiful Claudia!
Blue is the color!
Congrats on your win!

Best wishes Linnea #919309

Evy Johansen 11/17/2004 12:48:01 AM

Congratulations - again - on your win, Claudia! #919344

Sharon Smith 11/17/2004 3:35:52 AM

Love how you brought out the detail in this lovely flower... congrats! #919615

Kathleen Clemons 11/17/2004 3:48:06 AM

Another win! Whoooo Hoooooo, Claudia! :) #919674

Susan T. Evans 11/17/2004 3:54:03 AM

Congrats again Claudia!!! #919711

Wally Orlowsky 11/17/2004 3:58:00 AM

Congratulations of this marvelous winner, Claudia! #919730

Cathy Gregor 11/17/2004 4:01:35 AM

Congratulations on your win, Claudia!
-cathy #919749

Patricia A. Kuniega 11/17/2004 4:30:31 AM

Congratulations on this gorgeous win Claudia! #919847

Michael Allen 11/17/2004 4:53:44 AM

Congratulations on an imaginative shot and a well deserved win.

Very well done. ..mike ;-]

Diane Addonizio 11/17/2004 5:20:46 AM

Congratulations, Claudia! #920026

Donna J. Eaton 11/17/2004 5:24:03 AM

This is simply radiant Claudia! A big congratulations to you! #920040

Judith G. Secco 11/17/2004 5:28:03 AM

Congratulations, Claudia. Beautiful!!
Judy #920062

Charlene Bayerle 11/17/2004 5:51:16 AM

Congratlations Claudia!!!! #920127

Sharon Day 11/17/2004 6:26:04 AM

Beautiful shot, Claudia!!! Congratulations!!! #920272

S J 11/17/2004 7:49:34 AM

Congratulations on this well deserved win, Claudia! #920532

Claudia Kuhn 11/17/2004 8:32:02 AM

Thanks so much for all of your kind comments! #920620

Murry Grigsby 11/17/2004 10:49:00 AM

Congrats on your twopeat Claudia!! :0) #920958

bob cornelison 11/17/2004 11:50:56 AM

Another awsome shot!
~:O) #921109

Allan L. Whitehead 11/17/2004 12:53:35 PM

Claudia, congratulations on this wonderful win, its richly deserved, my dear friend, Allan #921255

Stanley J. Contrades 11/17/2004 1:20:46 PM

I cannot get over the clarity and texture of that blossom, Claudia! It's just magnificent! CONGRATULATIONS once again!!
Stan #921337

Wendy M. Amdahl 11/17/2004 2:05:35 PM

From underneath, it looks like a win for you Claudia! Congratulations! :o) #921466

Dolores Neilson 11/17/2004 2:41:21 PM

luv luv luv luv luv luv...this one! Congrats! #921535

Cindy Cone 11/17/2004 2:53:59 PM

Congrats on this beauty, Claudia! #921580

Joy Brown 11/17/2004 3:04:35 PM

Congratulations on this awesome winner, Claudia! #921624

Janet Detota 11/17/2004 3:25:38 PM

Told you so!! Congratulations on this gorgeous image! #921689

Kelly Abernathy 11/17/2004 3:46:15 PM

Way to go again Claudia! Congrats on your win! -K #921763

Anita Hogue 11/17/2004 4:52:18 PM

Hi Claudia, I do love your photo.
My passion is flowers, and you did a
wonderful job on this. I did win second place in elements of design this month, but I am still so partial to the flower photos. Great job....anita #921956

Stephen Zacker 11/17/2004 6:33:22 PM

Super perspective and wonderful lighting. Congratulations Claudia! #922212

William C. Raco 11/17/2004 6:50:22 PM

Congratulations, Claudia!
Wonderful work!

bill #922240

Colette M. Metcalf 11/17/2004 8:54:38 PM

Congratulations Claudia!!!!! #922424

Wong Chek Poh 11/17/2004 9:23:54 PM

...and another 2nd place. Congrats again! #922460

Patricia Marroquin 11/18/2004 1:23:28 AM

Lovely! Congrats, Claudia! #922666

Donna W. Neal 11/18/2004 5:43:33 AM

Congratulations Claudia, Beautiful #923253

Karen Bacon 11/18/2004 10:58:33 AM

This is such a great image Claudia,congratulations! #923809

Claudia Kuhn 11/18/2004 12:26:41 PM

Thanks so much for all of your comments! #923934

Monika Sapek 11/18/2004 7:26:22 PM

I like the pastel color of this flower against the dark background! Nice job! Congrats on your second Second Place Win, Claudia!

Carol Engstrom 11/25/2004 9:26:32 PM

Congratulations Claudia! #938088

Marsha S. Smith 2/3/2005 2:52:02 PM

Claudia, I just found this shot and am awestruck. I have taken many morning glories, but have never even come close to something as wonderful as this image. Congratulations on your win with it and I can certainly see why you won. #1081939

Bill Wyatt 12/30/2008 6:02:34 AM

WOW this is gorgeous the light and colors with the excellent composition no wonder it is a Winner! Congratulations Claudia!! #6957232

JO ANN CLEVELAND 1/16/2010 12:03:47 PM

Beautiful, great composition and colors Claudia!

Congratulations on this...

jo ann c. #8302153

Boyd L. Alexander 2/5/2010 7:05:25 AM

Beautifully composed Claudia, excellent lighting and color saturation. Well done indeed. CONGRATULATIONS!! #8358237

Susana Ms Heide 6/14/2010 9:22:52 AM

What else can I add that hasn't been said?!! So I'll just say "WOW" and ditto to the other comments!!! Love this so much Claudia! #8694157

Roxanne M. Bubar 8/27/2010 9:12:25 AM

congrats #8864903

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 11/18/2010 10:17:09 PM

A very beautiful Winner.. Congratulations!! #9050246

Robert Jensen 3/10/2011 11:54:18 AM

magnificently captured #9283914

Ann Coates 4/29/2011 10:23:43 PM

Wow, this is stunning! I can see why it went GOLD. #9380676

Diane M. Schuster 5/31/2011 11:10:44 AM

So stunning, beautiful dof and softness, nice shot angle! Dee #9437228

Chris Schlosser 7/15/2011 5:17:29 AM

Could not be more beautiful, Claudia! Congratulations on your well deserved win! #9531468

R. J. Laudenbacher 1/18/2012 4:43:01 AM

This just popped up on the contest page and boy this ever beautiful. The light on it is fabulous as well as the colors and details. Can easily see why it was a winner but it should have been a first place winner for sure. #9926925

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 3/24/2012 11:07:51 AM

This is so incredible Claudia, congratulations! #10052171

Nick Lagos 3/25/2012 6:57:47 PM

Definie fave this one !! #10054202

Nick Lagos 3/25/2012 6:58:08 PM

Definite #10054203

Wendy Stevenson 12/3/2012 1:16:23 PM

A flower of light! Gorgeous as always Claudia! #10448908

Cindy Bendush 2/6/2013 11:26:08 PM

Magical Claudia - and a well-deserved winner. Congratulations! #10557134

Bonnie C. Lackey 7/10/2016 4:57:25 PM

An all time favorite, too! #11494316

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Camera: Nikon D100 Digital SLR Camera All Time Best Photo Contest Winner Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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