Under the Deep Blue Sea

© Linda D. Lester

Under the Deep Blue Sea

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 3/29/2008 5:58:41 AM

Fantastic capture, Linda. Love the beautiful colors. I've never been able to get a good shot of these. #888466

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 3/29/2008 6:05:02 AM

Beautiful capture Linda! These are tough to do well given the low light. yours is great! #5713798

Cathy Barrows 3/29/2008 6:10:41 AM

i love these guys...they are the most photographable thing at the aquarium #5713819

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 3/29/2008 6:12:53 AM

Linda -- Absolutely fantastic. What a capture. #5713830

Bill Knaps 3/29/2008 6:38:01 AM

Linda this is very beautiful. Bill #5713935

Cyn Valentine level-classic 3/29/2008 6:41:32 AM

Beautiful blue..an awesome capture Linda!!! #5713948

Michael G. Marshall level-classic 3/29/2008 6:51:42 AM

Wow! Stunning image Linda! Love the comp, light, color and detail! Outstanding! Michael #5713996

Erin Appelbaum level-classic 3/29/2008 8:31:46 AM

Fabulous clarity shooting through glass. Nice work. Peter #5714309

Ken Smith level-classic 3/29/2008 8:39:47 AM

Very vivid colors...love the details and lighting...and the composition...You did super!! #5714327

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 3/29/2008 8:46:57 AM

Exceptional capture with outstanding colors, detail, lighting, clarity & presentation!!! Would love to see this again,Linda!!! Superb work again!!! #5714350

Linda D. Lester level-classic 3/29/2008 8:47:13 AM

Who said I shot it through glass? LOL!
Thank you all! #5714352

Melissa G. Meiselman 3/29/2008 8:50:40 AM

Fantastic capture with dazzling color, sharp details and great lighting, Linda!! #5714360

Gunther Allen level-classic 3/29/2008 8:55:53 AM

Swimming with the Jelly's Linda? You managed to get a great shot in a low light situation! Nicely done, because these guys do not hold still... #5714379

Su Sana E. P level-classic 3/29/2008 9:40:45 AM

Outstanding capture with great clarity and super colors, Linda!!

Cindy Paquette 3/29/2008 10:20:30 AM

What a catch Linda! Love those colors together...eye-popping! #5714692

Rajeev Kashyap 3/29/2008 10:20:30 AM

Fantastic capture Linda!

Rajeev #5714693

John Connolly level-classic 3/29/2008 2:14:30 PM

A fabulous capture of these remarkable creatures, Linda! Beautiful lighting, details and color. #5715383

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 3/29/2008 3:33:45 PM

Beautiful bright and vivid colors in this amazing image, Linda!!!!! ♫ k #5715617

Karen Engelbreth 3/29/2008 4:20:13 PM

Wonderful capture - love the colors! #5715734

Steve J. Schoolcraft 3/29/2008 4:57:42 PM

Stunning! Fantastic lighting and colors! #5715864

JO ANN CLEVELAND 3/29/2008 5:18:29 PM

Fabulous! Love the colors and comp ~

jo ann c. #5715904

Marsha S. Smith 3/29/2008 5:54:44 PM

Gorgeous! #5716015

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 3/29/2008 6:22:04 PM

Awsome color and capture Linda!!! #5716073

Barbara Waldoch 3/29/2008 7:34:13 PM

Terrific image, Linda! #5716332

Renee Doyle level-classic 3/29/2008 9:31:01 PM

Fantastic colours and detail Linda!!!! #5716680

Kathy Reeves level-classic 3/30/2008 5:19:01 AM

Awesome capture Linda!! I hope we see this again!!!!! #5717569

Nadya Johnson level-classic 3/30/2008 5:23:28 AM

Fantastic capture, Linda! #5717585

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 3/30/2008 6:11:13 AM

Beautiful color and details!
~♥~Lisa #5717805

Mike Clime level-classic 3/30/2008 6:32:52 AM

Beautiful capture, Linda! #5717894

Deb Koskovich 3/30/2008 7:05:22 AM

Wow, you did an amazing job with this, Linda -- this couldn't have been easy, and you nailed it! #5718046

Nina Shields level-classic 3/30/2008 7:10:39 AM

Linda, I know how tough all of these subjects are to photograph with the thick glass, etc. You've done a super job in capturing a very fascinating speciman with awesome detailing and lighting; excellent! #5718061

Robin Bailey level-classic 3/30/2008 8:55:24 AM

An excellant capture!
Everything is just right on this image-Nice work-Linda!! #5718468

Amy JACKSON level-classic 3/30/2008 12:52:51 PM

Excellent shot, Linda!!! #5719439

Sandra R. Alvey 3/30/2008 6:34:03 PM

Oohh...Lovely Linda! Gorgeous detail and light! Awesome aquarium capture hon! #5720941

Eugenio Diaz 3/30/2008 7:11:44 PM

I just love this one - the contrast in colors is so gorgeous, the composition so wonderful....Perfect! #5721164

Shawn Jennings level-classic 3/31/2008 9:07:10 AM

Great color and detail on this! #5723802

Chastity Abbott 3/31/2008 6:42:44 PM

great color contrasts!! WOW at the details too! Great image! #5725864

Kathy L. Clark 4/1/2008 7:36:30 AM

This is glorious Linda. What rich color and light. How anything so lovely can sting so bad, I just don't know.

It was great getting to meet you and hang out with the gals. Thanks for a great day. #5728232

Carla Metzler 4/1/2008 11:16:37 AM

Great shot! #5728991

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 4/2/2008 3:12:31 PM

Impressive work, great colors and details Linda! #5735155

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 4/3/2008 5:29:56 AM

Gorgeous Linda!! Amazing colors and clarity -- and I love the effects! #5737739

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic 4/5/2008 7:18:33 PM

Exquisite colors and details captured here! #5749464

Mike D. Perez level-classic 4/6/2008 11:16:23 AM

Beautiful details and colors, Linda! #5751910

Kathy L. Clark level-classic 4/21/2008 1:16:54 PM

I knew this was a winner when I first saw it Linda. Congrat again on a truly glorious finalist. #5817211

Shannon D. Miller level-classic 4/21/2008 3:23:06 PM

I LOVE this!!! It is a winner for sure!! They all are! Shannon~ #5817941

Nikki McDonald level-classic 4/21/2008 3:32:16 PM

Beautiful colors and lines in this vibrant and graceful finalist, Linda. Congratulations. #5818071

Mike Clime level-classic 4/21/2008 3:51:26 PM

Congrats again Linda on this awesome finalist! #5818362

Erin Appelbaum level-classic 4/21/2008 3:54:29 PM

Congrats on this awesome finalist Linda. Peter #5818421

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 4/21/2008 4:07:36 PM


Congratulations Linda on all FOUR finalist!
Way to go!

jo ann c. #5818603

Anita Hogue 4/21/2008 4:19:33 PM

Beautiful...............Congratulations! #5818813

Nadya Johnson 4/21/2008 4:19:36 PM

Congrats again, Linda! #5818815

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 4/21/2008 4:25:43 PM

Big congrats on your finalist, Best of luck in the next round! #5818946

Renee Doyle level-classic 4/21/2008 4:41:04 PM

I love this one!!! WTG Linda on another great finalist!! #5819167

Barbara Waldoch 4/21/2008 4:42:52 PM

Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist, Linda! #5819183

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 4/21/2008 5:07:38 PM

Beautiful Linda!! Congrats!!!!!!!! #5819520

Mike D. Perez level-classic 4/21/2008 5:43:53 PM

Beautiful Finalist, Linda! Congratulations! #5820058

Debra R. Harder 4/21/2008 6:09:01 PM

Congratulations, Linda, on this BEAUTIFUL finalist! Deb #5820372

Ken Smith level-classic 4/21/2008 6:15:25 PM

As predicted...awesome work, Linda. Congrats again....OK, I didn't predict this one... :-) #5820436

Carla Metzler 4/21/2008 6:59:36 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Linda! #5820928

Cathy Barrows 4/21/2008 7:08:41 PM

Congrats on your finalist...love the jellyfish #5821036

Evy Johansen level-classic 4/21/2008 7:30:08 PM

Big congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Linda!! #5821256

Linda D. Lester level-classic 4/21/2008 8:19:31 PM

Thank you so much! #5821607

Laurence Saliba level-classic 4/21/2008 8:36:36 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Linda!!! #5821713

Stefania Barbier level-classic 4/21/2008 11:00:48 PM


Dr Silly level-classic 4/22/2008 2:39:36 AM

Beautiful capture and wonderful finalist. Congratulations. :O)

Arlene Krassner level-classic 4/22/2008 3:31:31 AM

Love the vivid color Linda. Congratulations for this finalist. #5822690

Jeff Robinson level-classic 4/22/2008 3:37:44 AM

Congrats Linda on this Outstanding Finalist!! Jeff #5822730

Laurie Daily level-classic 4/22/2008 3:51:10 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Linda! #5822825

Amy JACKSON level-classic 4/22/2008 5:34:28 AM

Congratulations, Linda!!!!! #5823523

Cyn Valentine level-classic 4/22/2008 5:35:12 AM

Congratulations Linda!!! #5823530

Kathy Reeves level-classic 4/22/2008 5:44:33 AM

Awesome --I love it!! Congratulations Linda! #5823600

Christine Czernin level-classic 4/22/2008 6:43:29 AM

Congratulation, Linda. Well done.
The clarity and color is amazing. #5823916

Shawn Jennings level-classic 4/22/2008 8:21:59 AM

Congratulations, Linda! #5824480

Tiia Vissak 4/22/2008 10:11:08 AM

Congratulations! #5824922

Michael Umbreit level-classic 4/22/2008 2:59:33 PM

Linda - Congratulations on your finalist! - Mike #5826208

Kaye Burazin 4/22/2008 5:47:34 PM

Amazing in every way. Congrats on a sure winner. #5826819

Tamera S. Phillips 4/22/2008 5:56:42 PM

What an awesone finalist! I love the vivid color and detail. Congrats to you Linda. #5826869

Eugenio Diaz 4/22/2008 6:17:56 PM

OUTSTANDING...SUperb Finalist...WTG Linda!!! #5827005

Jeana Clark level-classic 4/23/2008 1:58:26 PM

Way to go Linda!!!
Fabulous finalist!!!

~J~ #5831122

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 4/23/2008 6:48:37 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this amazing finalist,Linda!!! #5832014

Ken Smith level-classic 4/23/2008 8:42:49 PM

I remember you liked this one from the get-go. And I can see why. Congratulations!! #5832375

Evy Johansen level-classic 4/23/2008 9:37:41 PM

Another beautiful win!! Congratulations again, Linda!! #5832683

Colleen Farrell level-classic 4/23/2008 9:43:08 PM

Amazing clarity and detail--congratulations on your win, Linda! #5832706

Stefania Barbier level-classic 4/23/2008 10:07:04 PM

FANTASTIC winner, congrats!!!!! #5832885

Laurence Saliba level-classic 4/23/2008 10:43:43 PM

A BIG Congrats Linda!!!! #5833021

Tiia Vissak level-classic 4/23/2008 11:19:13 PM

Congratulations again! #5833110

Alan L. Borror 4/24/2008 3:15:24 AM

Congratulations again on this gorgeous winner, Linda! #5833658

Colette M. Metcalf 4/24/2008 3:17:23 AM

Congratulations once again, Linda!!! #5833674

Mike Clime 4/24/2008 4:26:38 AM

Congrats again, Linda on another beautiful winner! #5833949

Erin Appelbaum level-classic 4/24/2008 4:46:11 AM

Congrats again on this stunning winner Linda. Peter #5834058

Cyn Valentine level-classic 4/24/2008 4:46:53 AM

Beautiful winner Linda..congratulations!! #5834062

Anita Hogue 4/24/2008 4:58:06 AM

Congratulations, Linda! Wonderful winner! #5834130

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 4/24/2008 5:17:20 AM

Another fabulous winner, Linda. This is simply gorgeous. Mucho congrats. #5834239

Carla Metzler 4/24/2008 5:28:41 AM

Congratulations, Linda! #5834291

JO ANN CLEVELAND 4/24/2008 5:29:07 AM


This 2nd place is perfect and congrats on the other 1st place! Girl! You are on a roll ~ sheer talent and skills!

jo ann c. #5834294

Wally Orlowsky 4/24/2008 5:45:01 AM

Congratulations on another awesome Winner, Linda!!! #5834376

Murry Grigsby 4/24/2008 6:04:30 AM

Linda, you almost hit for the circuit this month :0) Congrats again! #5834470

Renee Doyle level-classic 4/24/2008 6:20:55 AM

Big congratulations to you Linda!!!!!!!! Well deserved GOLD badge once again!!! WTG! #5834593

Elida Gutierrez level-classic 4/24/2008 6:40:22 AM

Crystal Rosse Trophy
A Special Trophy for
"The March Winners" #5834772

Kimi A. Phillips level-classic 4/24/2008 6:56:58 AM

CONGRATS!!!!! :) #5834860

Mary Timman level-classic 4/24/2008 7:03:29 AM

Congratulations again Linda! #5834902

David Phalen level-classic 4/24/2008 9:06:02 AM

BIG Congrats, again, on another well deserved Winner!! #5835445

Stephen Zacker 4/24/2008 9:51:47 AM

Congratulations #5835646

Stan Kwasniowski 4/24/2008 10:16:42 AM

Linda, congratulations #5835787

Shawn Jennings level-classic 4/24/2008 12:33:47 PM

Congratulations on your win, Linda! #5836508

Kathy L. Clark 4/24/2008 1:25:24 PM

Congrats on your fabulous winner Linda, such rich color and perfect detail. #5836774

Laura Clay-Ballard 4/24/2008 1:34:45 PM

Gorgeous! congrats! #5836830

Linda D. Lester level-classic 4/24/2008 2:22:31 PM

Thank you all so much! #5837085

Nancy (Peaches) Harker level-classic 4/24/2008 4:46:07 PM

WTG on your win and BIG Congrats!!!
One of my FAVORITES! #5837614

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 4/24/2008 5:47:40 PM

Wonderful win Linda, congratulations!! #5837843

Gail Vitikacs level-classic 4/24/2008 6:18:02 PM

You got a "pocket full of gold" this month! CONGRATULATIONS! #5837924

Robert Baer 4/25/2008 3:56:43 AM

congrats on this very special colorful win!! #5839215

Peggy J. Maguire 4/25/2008 4:26:10 AM

WTG on your win Linda !!! #5839291

Stephanie A. Hanson 4/25/2008 12:49:50 PM

Well deserved. This photograph is spectacular!!! The colors are amazing. Takes my breath away... #5841110

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic 4/25/2008 1:47:11 PM

WOW...this is AWESOME!!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!! <>< #5841321

Cassie L. Woodlee 4/25/2008 3:20:25 PM

Amazing Linda, congrats!!!!!! #5841704

RC Fritz 4/26/2008 6:03:26 AM

Congratulations on your WIN!! #5843764

Michael G. Marshall 4/26/2008 7:07:36 AM

Congratulatons on your Winner Linda! Michael #5844075

Guy D. Biechele level-classic 4/28/2008 8:45:09 AM

Wonderful image, Linda. Congratulations on this winner. #5852885

Khalid Zia 4/28/2008 11:27:39 AM

Congratulations Linda. How did you get such contrasting and vivid colors? #5853584

Cindy Paquette 4/28/2008 4:11:32 PM

Whoo Hoo!!!!!!! Spectacular Linda...just knew it would end up here! #5854736

Linda Blair 4/29/2008 10:25:58 AM

Congrats on your win...great capture!!!! ☺ #5858110

Sharon King 5/1/2008 5:46:40 AM

Love this one, so nice to see it as a winning image! #5867088

Vladan D. Djordjevic 9/18/2008 6:52:25 PM

Fantastic image! favorite. #6473210

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