Sunflower Emerging

© Melissa Gurdus

Sunflower Emerging

Melissa Olsen Student 5/30/2008 7:11:36 AM

WONDERFUL Melissa...this surely will be a winner. Totally beautiful! #931930

Melissa Gurdus 5/30/2008 7:16:47 AM

Thanks so much Melissa for looking and making that great prediction!! #5996821

Mike Perez 5/30/2008 7:17:28 AM

Beautiful flower captured with great clarity and colors, Melissa! #5996825

A P 5/30/2008 7:25:51 AM

Lovely POV, clarity and color. Gorgeous capture, Melissa. #5996868

Tarun Bose 5/30/2008 7:30:05 AM

Excellent capture with great clarity and lovely colours. Well done Melissa. #5996895

Nadya Johnson 5/30/2008 7:32:23 AM

Straight into my Favorites! Your focus, clarity and colors here are just superb! I love the Moment captured here, the prelude to the unfurling of the petals. I will stand with Melissa O's prediction. Outstanding floral shot, one which we should see again! #5996909

Melissa Gurdus 5/30/2008 7:33:34 AM

Thanks so much Mike, Ann, Tarun and Nadya for your great comments!! #5996916

Bojan Bencic 5/30/2008 8:08:42 AM

Amazing details and clarity. Great photo, Melissa. #5997051

Ray & Audrey Clarke 5/30/2008 8:14:53 AM

Beautiful flower with wonderful details Melissa #5997062

Melissa Gurdus 5/30/2008 8:36:18 AM

Thanks so much Bojan, Ray and Audrey for your great comments!! #5997104

Hendrik Storme 5/30/2008 8:49:57 AM

Gorgeous colors and details,great image Melissa!!! #5997123

Jodi Zimmer 5/30/2008 9:07:58 AM

Cool image with amazing clarity #5997178

Renata Gusciora 5/30/2008 9:30:26 AM

Outstanding clarity,great shot! #5997291

Jennifer L. Taranto 5/30/2008 9:33:18 AM

stunning clarity & detail!! I love the colors, & the light is great too!! #5997315

Jessica Jenney 5/30/2008 9:46:27 AM

Stunning image, Melissa! The soft muted colors, light and soft glow are so wonderful! #5997393

Tiia Vissak 5/30/2008 9:52:50 AM

a beautiful capture! #5997417

Tiia Vissak 5/30/2008 9:52:51 AM

a beautiful capture! #5997418

Carla Metzler 5/30/2008 10:13:47 AM

This is so beautiful! #5997502

Peter Appelbaum 5/30/2008 10:25:47 AM

Beautiful color, composition and clarity of details Melissa. Peter #5997580

Jim Huffield 5/30/2008 11:21:10 AM

WOW #5997769

Margaret R. Barry 5/30/2008 1:08:06 PM

Fantastic, Melissa. Great color, detail, lighting and composition! #5998049

Rajeev 270293 Kashyap 5/30/2008 1:49:44 PM

Beautiful image, POV, Sharp clarity and colours Melissa! #5998163

Karen Engelbreth 5/30/2008 2:14:10 PM

Wonderful, Melissa - love it! #5998253

Daniella Puente 5/30/2008 4:08:03 PM

Beautiful and very good detail Melissa! #5998591

Bill Knaps 5/30/2008 4:58:08 PM

My Goodness Melissa, Beauty beyound words with this shot. Bill #5998739

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 5/30/2008 5:57:11 PM

WOW!!!!! What awesome details and clarity, Melissa!!!!! This is gorgeous!!!!!

Sorry I haven't commented the last couple of days but I have been dodging tornados!!!! :-) ♫ k #5998926

David Phalen 5/30/2008 6:18:14 PM

WOWZA!!! This just pops off the screen!! Fantastic colors and clarity!! A beauty that should be seen again!! #5999015

Eivor Kuchta 5/30/2008 6:28:53 PM

Amazing clarity, Melissa, and outstanding colors! I'm curious to see if we get to follow this one developing. #5999068

Christian Rosito 5/30/2008 6:29:15 PM

WOOOW! Amazing!!!! #5999071

Cassie L. Woodlee 5/30/2008 6:51:32 PM

WOW Melissa GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!! #5999159

Vladan D. Djordjevic 5/30/2008 7:12:00 PM

Lovely floral image taken with great details, lines and color. #5999260

Evy Johansen 5/30/2008 7:19:25 PM

Wow.. Beautiful clarity and great details, Melissa!! #5999297

Kisholay Ray 5/30/2008 11:17:00 PM

Wow...this is a extraordinary capture Melissa #5999851

Stefania Barbier 5/31/2008 12:16:34 AM

amazing clarity... spectacular macro Melissa!!! #6000020

Candice C. Calhoun 5/31/2008 4:43:23 AM

Sensational macro, Melissa...LOVE your presentation also! Have a wonderful weekend!

ccc #6000332

Patrick Rouzes 5/31/2008 6:43:57 AM

Absolutely phenomenal clarity, clors, detail & presentation here, Melissa!!! #6000748

Melissa Gurdus 5/31/2008 9:20:40 AM

Thanks so much for all of your wonderful comments!! They are very much appreciated!! #6001149

Sam Britt 5/31/2008 10:30:42 AM

Terrific capture, Melissa. Great lighting & details. #6001321

Janet Daniel 5/31/2008 12:40:26 PM

I love this one, Melissa! Absolutely stunning! #6001614

Sue Marshall 5/31/2008 1:57:08 PM

Spectacular in every way Melissa!!
The colours,clarity, and lighting are superb! :-) #6001807

Raymond Pauly 5/31/2008 7:23:38 PM

I like your composition here, Melissa!... and the clarity is outstanding! #6002757

Melissa Gurdus 5/31/2008 8:58:13 PM

Thanks so much Sam, Janet, Sue and Raymond for your great comments!! #6002978

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas 5/31/2008 9:00:02 PM

Outstanding close up Melissa!,
Amalia #6002983

Nikki McDonald 6/1/2008 6:22:18 AM

Great detail here, Melissa. Love the contrasts! #6003761

Candice L. Carter 6/1/2008 9:36:15 AM

Divine capture! What clarity and macro shot! #6004614

Stephen Zacker 6/1/2008 1:12:51 PM

Great detail and stunning macro #6005304

MELODIE C. ROBERTS 6/1/2008 5:42:14 PM

Fantastic Melissa!!
Wonderful detail and clarity
Awesome color too #6006119

Susan M. Campbell 6/4/2008 12:48:38 PM

Terrific detail Melissa. Nice capture. #6018884

David 6/16/2008 5:51:08 PM

Great photo Melissa, nice color and great detail. Just a beautiful shot. Nicely done! #6067842

Melissa Gurdus 6/16/2008 8:10:43 PM

Thanks so much for all of your wonderful comments!! #6068199

Jessica Jenney 6/19/2008 8:48:36 AM

I knew it! Congratulations, Melissa on this gorgeous finalist! GOod luck! #6078244

Christian Rosito 6/19/2008 8:52:51 AM

So deserved! Congratulations Melissa! #6078283

Tiia Vissak 6/19/2008 8:54:38 AM

Congratulations! #6078298

Inge S. Lasmana 6/19/2008 8:58:45 AM

Amazing shot, Melissa! congratulations on your finalist! #6078336

Colleen Farrell 6/19/2008 9:00:07 AM

Wow, this is sensational! Big congratulations on your finalist, Melissa! #6078355

Nadya Johnson 6/19/2008 9:10:20 AM

Congratulations, Melissa! So glad to see this beauty in the Finalists! #6078471

Kathy L. Clark 6/19/2008 9:18:16 AM

Congrats Melissa on you gorgeous finalist. #6078556

Jennifer L. Alder 6/19/2008 9:28:11 AM

Wow! An incredible finalist image, Melissa... BIG congrats to you :) #6078676

Daniella Puente 6/19/2008 9:33:12 AM

Wonderful finalist Melissa! #6078735

Margaret R. Barry 6/19/2008 9:36:34 AM

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist, Melissa! #6078773

Melissa Gurdus 6/19/2008 9:37:29 AM

Just found out..thanks for all of your great comments!! #6078786

Tamara K. Walker 6/19/2008 9:46:19 AM

CONGRATULATIONS! #6078911

Marilyn K. Lincecum 6/19/2008 9:47:50 AM

Beautiful image Melissa, Congratulations on your fianlist !! #6078931

Jodi Zimmer 6/19/2008 10:02:38 AM

congratulations!!!! #6079121

Melissa Gurdus 6/19/2008 10:08:55 AM

Thanks so much Tamara, Marilyn and Jodi for your great congratulatory remarks!!! #6079197

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 6/19/2008 10:10:31 AM

WHOOOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
BIG Congrats on your finalist! #6079212

Melissa Gurdus 6/19/2008 10:17:04 AM

Thanks so much Peaches of your most effusive congratulations!! #6079297

Michelle L. Frick 6/19/2008 10:24:51 AM

Amazing clarity and details Melissa! Congratulations on this beautiful finalist! #6079400

Kimi A. Phillips 6/19/2008 10:40:39 AM

CONGRATS to you!!:) #6079587

anonymous 6/19/2008 11:18:43 AM

Congratulations Melissa on your beautiful finalist! B- #6079970

Susan M. Campbell 6/19/2008 11:24:36 AM

Way to go Melissa...congrats!! #6080027

Eivor Kuchta 6/19/2008 12:27:43 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Melissa! #6080446

Bojan Bencic 6/19/2008 12:44:38 PM

Congratulations Melissa! #6080553

Melissa Gurdus 6/19/2008 12:46:32 PM

Thanks so much for all of your congratulatory remarks...I appreciate them all!!! #6080561

Marijana Fajgl 6/19/2008 1:17:02 PM

Big congratulations on your fantastic finalist! #6080679

Bobby Ray Goodman 6/19/2008 2:05:24 PM

A big Congratulations,Melissa!!!! #6080868

Melissa Gurdus 6/19/2008 2:40:48 PM

Thanks Marijana and Bobby!!! #6080965

Kathy Shogren 6/19/2008 3:04:28 PM

Very beautiful. Congrats Melissa on your finalist! #6081030

Sam Britt 6/19/2008 3:13:44 PM

Congratulations, Melissa! #6081072

Deb Koskovich 6/19/2008 3:54:51 PM

Congrats on your beautiful finalist, Melissa! #6081262

Mike Umbreit 6/19/2008 4:21:08 PM

Melissa - Congratulations on your beautiful finalist! - Mike #6081386

Barbara Waldoch 6/19/2008 4:45:13 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Melissa! #6081519

David Phalen 6/19/2008 4:46:56 PM

BIG Congrats on a well deserved Finalist!! #6081533

Peter Appelbaum 6/19/2008 4:48:07 PM

Stunning Melissa. Congrats. peter #6081538

Sandy Hawkins 6/19/2008 5:17:36 PM

Congratulations on this lovely finalist, Melissa. Sooo well deserved....just beautiful!

Sandy :-) #6081701

Melissa Gurdus 6/19/2008 5:32:44 PM

Thanks so much for all of your wonderful comments!!! #6081788

Judy V. Kennamer 6/19/2008 6:48:01 PM

Totally GORGEOUS Melissa! Congrats!!!! #6082043

Debra R. Harder 6/19/2008 7:11:04 PM

Verrrrrrry BEAUTIFUL, Melissa!! BIG CONGRATS on this FABULOUS finalist!! Deb #6082155

Melissa Gurdus 6/19/2008 8:19:20 PM

Thanks so much Judy and Debra!!! #6082476

Agnes Fegan 6/19/2008 8:23:34 PM

Congratulations Melissa ! :) #6082505

Lisa J. Boulden 6/19/2008 9:04:23 PM

WTG!!!
Congratulations on your dynamic finalist, Melissa!
~♥~Lisa #6082689

Raymond Pauly 6/19/2008 9:06:05 PM

A lovely finalist, Melissa! Congratulations. #6082695

Melissa Gurdus 6/19/2008 9:14:32 PM

Thanks so much Agnes, Lisa and Raymond for your wonderful words!!! #6082715

Stefania Barbier 6/19/2008 9:58:26 PM

CONGRATULATIONS ON THIS BEAUTIFUL FINALIST #6082815

Stefania Barbier 6/19/2008 10:00:11 PM

CONGRATULATIONS ON THIS BEAUTIFUL FINALIST #6082817

Cyn D Valentine 6/19/2008 11:46:32 PM

Congrattulations Melissa!! #6083105

Jeff W. Robinson 6/20/2008 3:44:04 AM

Congrats Melissa on this Excellent Finalist! Jeff #6083605

Sue Marshall 6/20/2008 4:08:50 AM

Big congrats to you Melissa on this gorgeous Finalist!! :-) #6083748

Jennifer L. Taranto 6/20/2008 6:48:23 AM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S :) #6084423

Renata Gusciora 6/20/2008 8:36:52 AM

Congratulation,Melissa! #6084910

Melissa Gurdus 6/20/2008 9:09:47 AM

Thanks so much Stefania, Cyn, Jeff, Sue, Jennifer and Renata for your wonderful comments!! #6085047

JO ANN CLEVELAND 6/20/2008 11:48:30 AM

What a nice birthday present! Happy Birthday!

And Congratulations on this ~ This is gorgeous ~

jo ann c. #6085623

Tarun Bose 6/20/2008 11:56:24 AM

Big, congrats for your excellent finalist. Happy birthday. #6085640

Joannie M. Bertucci 6/20/2008 12:22:04 PM

OMG! What an amazing sunflower image! I hope Jill Odice sees this! Excellent work Melissa and congrats on a very well deserved finalist! #6085721

Melissa Gurdus 6/20/2008 2:07:14 PM

Thanks so much Jo Ann, Tarun and Joannie for your great comments!!! #6086480

eileen bedford 6/20/2008 3:26:02 PM

Congratulations Melissa, this is just awesome........ #6086799

RC Fritz 6/20/2008 5:45:02 PM

Beautiful, beautiful! Well deserved Finalist, Melissa!!!Congratulations!! #6087239

Cassie L. Woodlee 6/20/2008 7:03:55 PM

Congratulations, Melissa!!!!!!!! #6087522

Eugenio Diaz 6/20/2008 7:28:17 PM

Congratulations on this AMAZING finalist!!!!!!
Well done!!!!! #6087604

Melissa Gurdus 6/20/2008 8:13:44 PM

Thanks so much for all of your great comments!! I appreciate them very much!! #6087846

Colette M. Metcalf 6/21/2008 5:01:24 AM

Congratulations!!!! #6089071

Christine Czernin 6/21/2008 5:47:02 AM

Congratulation, Melissa.
Perfect capture. #6089308

Allen O. Howard 6/21/2008 7:39:06 AM

Awesome Melissa!!! Congratulations! #6089836

Melissa Gurdus 6/21/2008 7:40:27 AM

Thanks so much Colette, Christine and Allen for your wonderful comments!! #6089842

Alison Krylowski 7/2/2008 12:27:06 PM

Congratulations, Melissa! Fantastic floral. #6133061

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