Lotus Pod

Colleen Farrell Student 6/24/2008 11:23:57 AM

This is wonderful, Nikki! Such gorgeous color and detail--and the Orton keeps it from being too "clinical" in detail. I love these lotus pods! #948197

Renata Gusciora 6/24/2008 11:27:15 AM

Wonderful deep colors and lighting,Nikki! #6101724

Daniella Puente 6/24/2008 11:34:00 AM

What a GREAT macro detail Nikki! EXCELLENT photo ++++ #6101762

Susan M. Campbell 6/24/2008 12:10:40 PM

LOL. It reminds me of a shower head. What a neat find Nikki. Love the detail in the center of the pod. #6101904

Anna M. Halasz 6/24/2008 12:24:50 PM

That's really gorgeous. Excellent work. Anna #6101975

Linda D. Lester 6/24/2008 2:32:02 PM

Awesome....great detail and lighting! #6102356

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 6/24/2008 3:28:40 PM

Superb...it has a wonderful 3-D effect, Nikki!!!!! Great job!!!!! ♫ k #6102515

MELODIE C. ROBERTS 6/24/2008 5:14:23 PM

Awesome NiK!!!
I Too was reminded of a Shower Head
I am a Big Fan of the Lotus Flower and its Pod
Fantastic color and detail
I like what Colleen said about not being too clinical

I Love It!! #6102764

David Phalen 6/24/2008 5:21:53 PM

Excellent light, color, details and effects!! Very well done!! #6102792

Tamara K. Walker 6/24/2008 6:24:39 PM

Fabulous color, light and details. #6102994

William C. Raco 6/24/2008 7:25:30 PM

Very nice light, color and details
Beautifully done, Nikki #6103139

Susan J. Allen 6/24/2008 8:26:10 PM

Love the sharpness, muted colours and comp! #6103330

Stefania Barbier 6/24/2008 11:26:16 PM

WOW! simple and gorgeous Nikki.... spectacular image.... #6103777

Katarina Mansson 6/24/2008 11:56:11 PM

Wonderful light, colors, DOF, clarity, detail and composition. Looks like a little alien....and a winner...to me! #6103854

Joy Rector 6/25/2008 5:33:36 AM

beautiful shot #6104671

Jean E. Hildebrant 6/25/2008 6:36:10 AM

How cool, Nikki! It does look like a shower head. I can just see the fairies getting a nice refeshing shower, lol. I really like the Orton on this too. #6104878

Corinne M. Thompson 6/25/2008 11:34:11 AM

Wonderful work Nikki and the effects are perfect here. #6105952

janet williams 6/26/2008 9:39:07 AM

Beautiful capture Nikki. Love the soft lighting and all the green tones. #6109946

Harmeet Singh 6/26/2008 7:18:15 PM

Outstanding capture.Loved the details and soft colors.Very well done.. #6111542

Jeana Clark 6/28/2008 9:27:31 AM


Is this nature's shower head??? LOL!!
I see I'm not the only one with that thought!!!!
Awesome color..clarity..details..comp!!!
FANTASTIC NIK!!!

~J~ #6117343

Jean-Pierre Ducondi 6/29/2008 11:29:32 AM

Beautiful work Nikki.
JP #6120921

Carol Teal 7/3/2008 2:10:27 AM

I love these alien-looking plants, and this one just glows! Great capture Nikki! #6134944

MELODIE C. ROBERTS 7/3/2008 8:15:18 PM

Ho Ho Ho #6137752

Datha Y. Thompson 7/5/2008 10:44:44 PM

Beautiful Nikki!! :0) #6144207

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 7/6/2008 1:23:17 PM

Yippy Skippy for the EFP, Nikki!!!!! ♫ k #6146289

Mitch Spence 7/21/2008 11:52:36 AM

Good for you, Nikki. Congratulations! #6205942

Deb Koskovich 7/21/2008 12:09:06 PM

Way to go, Nikki -- big congrats! #6206132

Judy V. Kennamer 7/21/2008 12:15:30 PM

Sooooooo beautiful Nikki!!!! Congrats on your wonderful Finalist! #6206228

Melissa Gurdus 7/21/2008 12:17:26 PM

Congratulations, Nikki on this exquisite finalist!! #6206259

Daniella Puente 7/21/2008 12:23:52 PM

Big congrats Nikki this is a GREAT finalist!!! #6206351

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 7/21/2008 12:28:00 PM

HUGE congratulations to you too, Nikki!!!! Very well earned finalist in this neat image!!!!! ♫ k #6206398

Nadya Johnson 7/21/2008 12:43:13 PM

Exquisite macro, Nikki! Congratulations on your finalist! #6206591

Lisa J. Boulden 7/21/2008 12:53:41 PM

Mesmerized... and looking for the hot&cold levers... Makes me feel like taking a really refreshing shower! LOL
Seriously, an awesome image!
Congrats on your new silver badge, Nikki!
Smiles, Lisa ☺ #6206716

Michelle L. Frick 7/21/2008 1:08:35 PM

It does resemble a shower head - how funny! Beautiful lighting, details and colors - and the Orton is perfect on this Nikki! Congratulations on your finalist!! #6206913

Leslie J. Morris 7/21/2008 1:16:46 PM

This is so cool! How refreshing. Congrats! Leslie #6207043

Susan M. Campbell 7/21/2008 1:28:02 PM

Woo Hoo!! Way to go Nikki. Congrats and good luck. Well deserved Finalist. #6207213

Rakesh Syal 7/21/2008 2:01:39 PM

Congratulations, Nikki on this amazing finalist!!

#6207723

JO ANN CLEVELAND 7/21/2008 4:23:38 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Nikki
Go for the Gold!

jo ann c. #6208682

Jeana Clark 7/21/2008 4:31:32 PM


WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
NIKKI!!!!! GLAD TO SEE THIS
ONE AGAIN!!!!!
CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!

~J~ #6208744

MELODIE C. ROBERTS 7/21/2008 4:56:23 PM

WooooooHooooooooooooooo!!
From Me Too!!!! ;0) #6208956

Kara Hendricks 7/21/2008 5:36:27 PM

Ohhhh I am so thrilled to see this among the finalists NIkki... My fav. from you last month!!

Congrats girl, you deserve it!! #6209268

Colleen Farrell 7/21/2008 6:11:45 PM

Me too! I'm so happy to see this in the finalists, Nikki--it's SOOO cool! Big congratulations!! #6209567

Sam Britt 7/21/2008 6:22:49 PM

Congratulations, terrific finalist, Nikki! #6209647

Linda D. Lester 7/21/2008 6:25:42 PM

Congratulations on your awesome finalist! Good luck in the next round! #6209669

Corinne M. Thompson 7/21/2008 6:50:56 PM

Yea, Congrats to you Nikki! #6209892

Jean-Pierre Ducondi 7/21/2008 7:18:57 PM

Congrats Nikki on your finalist. This is such an amazing capture. Am so glad to see it there. Good luck in the next round.
JP #6210134

Kathy L. Clark 7/21/2008 8:11:26 PM

Congrats Nikki on this really cool finalist. Great image. #6210388

Stephanie Frey 7/21/2008 8:52:48 PM

Congrats on your beautiful finalist! #6210640

Carol Teal 7/21/2008 9:04:39 PM

Congrats Nikki! I do love this one! I love the way these pods look so alien! #6210710

Susan J. Allen 7/21/2008 9:18:36 PM

Congrats Nikki!!!!! #6210768

Dr Silly 7/22/2008 1:45:00 AM

Congratulations Nikki, on your wonderful finalist. :O) #6211417

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 7/22/2008 2:13:20 AM

Congratulations on your finalist Nikki! #6211471

Kristy A. Keene 7/22/2008 3:16:55 AM

Congrats on your Wonderful Finalist!! #6211793

Laurie Daily 7/22/2008 4:23:45 AM

WoW!!!! Congratulations on this fabulous finalist, Nikki! #6212279

Jean E. Hildebrant 7/22/2008 7:48:01 AM

Nikki, what a good eye you have! This is so unique and funny too. It does look just like a shower head! Congrat's!!! #6213643

Elida Gutierrez 7/22/2008 7:54:16 AM

Congratulations, on your finalist! #6213704

Stefania Barbier 7/22/2008 8:06:33 AM

congrats on your gorgeous finalist Nikki!!! #6213810

John Caruso 7/22/2008 12:25:52 PM

Top notch work, and well deserving of the recognition! #6215410

Pat Gamwell 7/22/2008 1:13:22 PM

Exquisite work, Nikki! Well deserved! #6215609

Susana Heide 7/22/2008 2:07:49 PM

My 10 year old says this reminds her of a shower head :o)) I think so too! The detail here is great! Many CONGRATS Nikki on this finalist!! #6215862

Ken Smith 7/22/2008 5:34:17 PM

Excellent find, Nikki and congrats to you!! #6217162

Patrick Rouzes 7/22/2008 6:16:33 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this amazing finalist, Nikki!!! #6217574

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 7/29/2008 9:58:18 AM

WHOOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOO
HUGE Congrats!!! #6245482

Christopher J. Budny 8/11/2008 6:08:41 PM

Congrats, Nikki! You know I have a think for lotus plants... Tonite I had a free moment, and thought "Why don't I check out BP's most recent Finalists"---and there you are, deservedly! #6301284

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Finalist
I applied a slight digital Orton effect to this capture of a lotus pod. The green curve in the background defines a lily pad in the pond where I found this.
Category: Details and Macro

Exif: F Number: 3.2, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 4000/1000000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 0,0, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 28.00 mm, Model: KODAK DX6490 ZOOM DIGITAL CAMERA

Uploaded on 6/24/2008 11:13:05 AM


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