© Stanley J. Contrades


Donna Roberts 10/17/2004 2:21:49 AM

Love it, love it, love it!!
(Especially the wonderful macro of the 4th flower)
Well captured Stan.
Donna (from "downunder") #179270

Karen Engelbreth 10/17/2004 2:24:27 AM

Great work - wonderful flowers, Stan! #850084

Charlene Bayerle 10/17/2004 3:08:53 AM

OUTSTANDING panel Stan!!!! #850108

Bonnie C. Lackey 10/17/2004 3:14:55 AM

So delightful with those beautiful flowers and great arrangement! #850113

S J 10/17/2004 3:56:36 AM

Great compilation of beautiful images, Stan! Each one is a masterpiece in its own way! Very hard to say which one I ike most..lol. Very well done! #850133

Cathy Gregor 10/17/2004 4:06:54 AM

Ohhhh my... This is beautiful, Stan. Very well done!
-cathy #850152

Gianna Stadelmyer 10/17/2004 4:08:27 AM

Each one lovely and together, exqisite! Beautiful collage, Stan:-) #850156

William C. Raco 10/17/2004 4:31:35 AM

Wow, what great clarity, colors and contrasts.
Each image and the combination are stunning.
Very well done, Stan

bill #850181

Debra Booth 10/17/2004 5:14:05 AM

Excellent work, Stan! Another wonderful collage full of great shots that look terrific together!! #850271

Karma Wilson 10/17/2004 5:42:42 AM

Stan, I loved the other one that finalized similar to this and like this even better! Fantastic color and great presentation!

Karma #850342

Darren K. Fisher 10/17/2004 6:15:12 AM

Hey Stan, each and everyone of the images are breath taking and you have presented them very well. Great job. #850462

Patricia A. Kuniega 10/17/2004 6:20:42 AM

Each so beautiful your eye doesn't know where to land first! You've created a symphony of color, Stan! #850485

Murry Grigsby 10/17/2004 7:16:11 AM

A Plumeria feast Stan! Wonderful panel, images, colors and effects!! Well done. #850630

Susan T. Parady 10/17/2004 8:51:42 AM

Great panel, Stan. It's colorful and gorgeous! #850834

Deborah C. Lewinson 10/17/2004 9:32:44 AM

Gorgeous panel, Stan!!!!

-Debby #850899

Kathleen Clemons 10/17/2004 11:16:35 AM

Wow, Stan! This is wonderful! #851046

Dan Holm 10/17/2004 2:39:27 PM

Absolutely GORGEOUS, Stan!! Each shot is a masterpiece by itself. Together, they make an awesome panel! #851222

Robert Goodman 10/17/2004 3:52:25 PM

I'll trade you Stan,a Saguaro cactus for these beautiful flowers.If I can find a box,large enough for a Saguaro cactus.Beautiful image Stan!!!! #851418

Stanley J. Contrades 10/17/2004 4:17:39 PM

What a fabulous way to begin the week! Many Thank You's!, Donna, Karen, Charlene, Bonnie, Sanjay, Cathy, Jan, bill, Debra, Karma, Darren, Patricia, Murry, Susan, Deborah, Kathleen, Dan and Robert, and hope you are all having a wonderful weekend!
Ah, let's see, Robert, giant Saguaro for plumeria ... hmmm, difficult choice (LOL!), but I can get you plumeria and won't need a giant box either!! Thanks again, everyone!!
Stan #851478

Stephen Zacker 10/17/2004 5:11:39 PM

Very creative, and wonderfully presented, Stan! #851586

Terry R. Hatfield 10/17/2004 9:17:21 PM

How Could You Really Have A Favorite Here Stan This Is Awesome What A Great Job:-) #851965

Wendy M. Amdahl 10/17/2004 9:37:22 PM

Another spectacular effort from you Stan. This is just beautiful...the presentation...perfect! :o) #851993

Stanley J. Contrades 10/17/2004 9:46:58 PM

Thank you very much Stephen, Terry and Wendy for your kind responses.
This actually began as six blossoms, so I too had a bit of a difficulty in choosing, Terry!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #851996

Lucia De Giovanni 10/18/2004 9:05:55 AM

Wow Stan, each shot is a masterpiece and together... well, I don't know if magnificent is the right word, but it will have to do - I'm speechless my friend! #853204

Phil Sauvey 10/18/2004 9:59:14 AM

Very beautiful my friend! A very nice collection of beautiful flowers displayed by awesome photography. Your post processing is wonderful! #853330

Mary K. Robison 10/18/2004 2:26:43 PM

Stan, m' man, you used the rainy weekend exceedingly well ~ this is spectacular!! Couldn't begin to pick a favorite from these beauties. Really, really special. :) #853891

Stanley J. Contrades 10/18/2004 10:46:49 PM

Thank you, Lucia and Mary! You are both very gracious and I appreciate your kind responses always!
Hi, Phillip! Many thanks for the wonderful comments that I am always happy and grateful to receive! Hope you are keeping warm up there(?)
Thanks again everyone!
Much Aloha,
Stan #855532

Stacey A. Bates 10/19/2004 1:17:49 PM

A wonderful collection of images Stan, wonderful variety of plumeria!!
Stacey #856958

Stanley J. Contrades 10/19/2004 11:03:31 PM

Hi, Stacey ... thank you so much for stopping by as I always enjoy hearing from you! Hope that all is well with you!
Stan #857934

Anette Linnea Rasmussen 10/28/2004 12:47:41 AM

Another great work, Stan - love the rich colors and composition in this!
Well done!

Best wishes Linnea #873860

Wendy M. Amdahl 11/15/2004 5:19:21 PM

Congrats Stan on this beautiful Finalist of yours! Well deserved! :o) #912096

Wally Orlowsky 11/15/2004 5:33:16 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful collage, Stan! #912271

Dan Holm 11/15/2004 5:33:57 PM

Congratulations, Stan!!! Best of luck with this in the next round! #912283

Mary K. Robison 11/15/2004 5:59:47 PM

Oh! So happy for you, Stan!
CONGRATULATIONS, and best of luck with this lovely panel on the next level! #912721

Claudia Kuhn 11/15/2004 6:07:47 PM

Didn't know that this came in so many colors! Congrats on a fine set of images! #912845

Terry R. Hatfield 11/15/2004 6:10:42 PM

Congratulations On Your Finalist Stan:-) #912885

Cathy Gregor 11/15/2004 7:04:22 PM

Congrats on your finalist, Stan!
-cathy #913637

Diane Addonizio 11/15/2004 7:23:00 PM

Congratulations !! #913836

Gail Vitikacs 11/15/2004 8:24:37 PM


Murry Grigsby 11/15/2004 8:28:28 PM

Congrats Stan!! #914444

Jim Kinnunen 11/15/2004 8:41:41 PM

Congrats Stan!! A real tour de force!!! #914535

Stanley J. Contrades 11/15/2004 9:12:59 PM

CONGRATULATIONS to all of the finalists as well and many thanks to you, Linnea, Wendy, Wally, Dan, Mary, Claudia, Terry, Cathy, DIANE, Gail, Murry and Jim, for your continued support and encouragement!! I appreciate all of you very much!
Much Aloha,
Stan #914674

Carol Brill 11/15/2004 9:32:32 PM

Stan, congratulations and best of luck to you with this splendiferous panel!! #914759

Jennifer Rennison 11/15/2004 9:54:19 PM

Beautiful presentation, Stan!! Congratulations on your finalist! #914830

Kathleen K. Parker 11/16/2004 5:58:35 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, Stan!!
kathleen #916169

Kelly Abernathy 11/16/2004 6:00:06 AM

Way to go Stan! This is a stunning finalist! Congratulations! -K #916180

Darren K. Fisher 11/16/2004 6:05:49 AM

Yahooo. Way to go Stan, this is so very well deserved. Best of luck next round. #916234

Kathleen Clemons 11/16/2004 6:26:37 AM

Congratulations to you, Stan! #916412

Deborah C. Lewinson 11/16/2004 6:33:01 AM

Congratulations, Stan, love this panel, they should give your 5 finalists for it because they are all superb!

Best wishes,
Debby #916452

Karey Miller 11/16/2004 6:33:27 AM

Gorgeous Stan! You did a terrific job on the panel, and the flowers are spectacular! #916455

Karen Engelbreth 11/16/2004 11:01:40 AM

Congratulations, Stan! #917395

Stanley J. Contrades 11/16/2004 11:13:24 AM

Thank You!, Carol, Jennifer, Kathleen P., Kelly, Darren, Kathleen C., Debby, Karey, and Karen, for your support and encouragement always!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #917411

Dale Gast 11/16/2004 12:04:57 PM

SO beautiful, Stan!!! CONGRATULATIONS!! Good luck with this!!! It's spectacular!!! Dale #917581

Stanley J. Contrades 11/16/2004 12:12:19 PM

Thank you much, Dale, as I appreciate your taking the time to stop and add your kind response!
Much Aloha,
Stan #917615

Audrea Telkamp 11/16/2004 12:59:42 PM

Gorgeous Stan!! Congratulations!! #917753

Stanley J. Contrades 11/16/2004 1:04:42 PM

Thanks again, Audrea, and congratulations on all of your wins as well!!
Stan #917765

Karen Bacon 11/16/2004 1:15:55 PM

Gorgeous,Gorgeous,Gorgeous!!!Congratulations Stan!! #917807

Anette Linnea Rasmussen 11/16/2004 1:28:29 PM

Another great job Stan!

Best wishes
Linnea #917864

Stacey A. Bates 11/16/2004 1:56:13 PM

Congrats and Best of luck to you Stan!!
Stacey #917953

Phil Sauvey 11/16/2004 1:58:05 PM


Congrats my friend and well deserved! Your photos are always so warm and full of color. Keep up the great work and best wishes from your friend in central Alaska! (a little chilly, too) #917956

Stanley J. Contrades 11/16/2004 2:16:07 PM

Thank you, thank you, thank you, Karen, I appreciate it!!
Thank you, too, Linnea and Stacey for your graciousness and support!!
Mahalo, Phil, and I am grateful for your generous comments and best wishes!
Thank you once again everyone!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #917987

William C. Raco 11/16/2004 2:53:57 PM

This is stunning!
Best wishes, Stan

bill #918088

Patricia A. Kuniega 11/16/2004 3:11:09 PM

Congratulations on this elegant series Stan! #918172

Stanley J. Contrades 11/16/2004 3:38:42 PM

Thank you ever so much, bill and Patricia for your kindness!!
Much Aloha and best wishes for success in the finals as well!!
Stan #918285

Marie Fields 11/16/2004 4:24:18 PM

Congratulations on this awesome image, Stan! #918430

Robert Goodman 11/16/2004 4:45:28 PM

Congratulations,Stan.On all your beautiful finalist!!!!! #918504

Stanley J. Contrades 11/16/2004 4:47:11 PM

Thank You!, Marie and Rob, and of course best wishes on your finalists as well!! Much appreciated!!
Stan #918511

Kathryn (Love) Scheet 11/16/2004 4:49:17 PM

Congrats Stan!! beeeeeeeeeeeeeautiful! #918523

Nobu Nagase 11/16/2004 5:36:29 PM

Every and each one is so beautiful and why not all of together... Beautiful and Gorgeous!!!
Congratulations, Stan!!! #918643

Debra Booth 11/16/2004 6:30:36 PM

Congratulations, Stan!! #918829

Patricia A. Cale 11/16/2004 9:48:14 PM

Fantastic, Stan!!! Congratulations!!! #919211

Stanley J. Contrades 11/16/2004 10:10:12 PM

Kathryn, Nobi, Debra and Pat, Thank You! for your kind and generous responses, for which I am grateful!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #919225

Donna Roberts 11/16/2004 11:44:32 PM

Well done Stan - I may have been the first to comment on this great capture but I certainly won't be the last!!
Good luck
:-) #919253

Stanley J. Contrades 11/16/2004 11:51:16 PM

Hi, Donna (from "downunder")!! Thank you ever so much for your gracious and kind responses, as well as taking the time from your busy day to comment! Am happy that you have enjoyed the panel!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #919255

Kasia Elser 11/17/2004 2:04:49 AM

Great shot! Congrats! #919473

Janet Detota 11/17/2004 4:57:58 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful production, Stan! #919944

Stanley J. Contrades 11/17/2004 11:18:04 AM

Thank you, Kasia and Janet, as I am grateful for your thoughtfulness and kind responses!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #921049

Sharon Day 11/19/2004 8:41:59 PM

A gorgeous composition, Stan!!! Congratulations! #926848

Leah-Anne Thompson 4/12/2005 5:59:54 PM

Love it! #1249447

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Kaua'i, Hawai'i. 5 images of Plumeria (Frangipani), PS CS photomerge, cropped, spot cloning, levels adjusted, buZZ filter on red group. 100mm Macro lens, Tripod, RAW, ISO 100.

Uploaded on 10/17/2004 2:16:17 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist

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