Renata Gusciora level-classic 7/5/2008 5:19:57 AM

Very pretty,Kathleen!Wonderful delicate treatments! #954915

Kathleen Rinker level-classic 7/5/2008 5:20:40 AM

Thank you so much Renata, I appreciate your kind comments!! #6141878

Mary Spade 7/5/2008 5:26:14 AM

Beautiful image Kathleen. Love the soft effects. The flowers name is Monarda or Bee Balm. #6141891

Anna Diederich 7/5/2008 5:56:57 AM

This is very beautiful Kathleen! #6141999

Ray Thoms 7/5/2008 6:07:27 AM

Great shot Kathleen.....some one has already mention it is a Bee Baum.. #6142038

Barbara Waldoch level-classic 7/5/2008 6:09:36 AM

Beautiful image, Kathleen! #6142044

Michelle Alton 7/5/2008 6:22:19 AM

It IS a beauty, Kathleen. #6142084

Kathleen Rinker level-classic 7/5/2008 6:28:58 AM

Mary, Anna, Ray, Barbara and Michelle thank you all for your kind comments, I appreciate it!! Mary thank you for identifying it for me. #6142100

Michael Umbreit level-classic 7/5/2008 7:11:41 AM

Kathleen - Excellent colors, composition and clarity!! It is a beauty! - Mike #6142208

Hendrik Storme 7/5/2008 7:33:45 AM

Very beautiful!!! Love the fine details ans colors,Kathleen!!! #6142256

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 7/5/2008 9:02:16 AM

Beautiful Bee Balm, Kathleen!!!!! :-)
Super details!!!!! ♫ k #6142486

Nadya Johnson 7/5/2008 9:19:32 AM

Love this! So strange and beautiful! #6142533

Sam Britt 7/5/2008 9:38:17 AM

Beautiful, Kathleen. Great color & dreamy effects. #6142584

Kathleen Rinker level-classic 7/5/2008 9:49:57 AM

Mike, Hendrik, Kitty, Nadya and Sam thank you so much for your wonderful comments, I appreciate it!! #6142617

Margaret R. Barry level-classic 7/5/2008 10:13:32 AM

Beautiful capture, Kathleen. Gorgeous colors, details and composition! #6142717

Ellen Hodges level-classic 7/5/2008 10:15:06 AM

Beautiful color and comp, Kathleen!! #6142727

Debra R. Harder 7/5/2008 10:54:27 AM

Oh WOW, Kathleen!! GORGEOUS details, lighting, focus, colors...I am in awe! Deb #6142863

Kathleen Rinker level-classic 7/5/2008 11:42:04 AM

Margaret, Ellen and Debra, thank you so much for your awesome comments, I appreciate it!! #6142943

Brett Dolsen 7/5/2008 12:09:29 PM

Very beautifull composition and treatment Kathleen!!Brett #6143006

Kathleen Rinker level-classic 7/5/2008 12:30:15 PM

Thank you so much Brett, I appreciate you wonderful comments!! #6143052

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 7/5/2008 12:36:02 PM

So soft and beautiful Kathleen, great colors! #6143061

Kathleen Rinker level-classic 7/5/2008 12:39:02 PM

Thank you so much Claudia, I appreciate your wonderful comments!! #6143067

Tiia Vissak 7/6/2008 1:23:21 PM

very beautiful! #6146290

Kathleen Rinker level-classic 7/6/2008 3:26:37 PM

Thank you so much Tiaa!! #6146737

janet williams 7/6/2008 9:52:50 PM

Beautiful image Kathleen. Love the colors and lighting. #6147801

Kathleen Rinker level-classic 7/7/2008 2:55:15 AM

Thank you Janet I appreciate your wonderful comments!! #6148501

Hendrik Storme 7/7/2008 3:54:08 AM

Fantastic flower and capture! Awesome colors, light and softness! #6148809

Kathleen Rinker level-classic 7/7/2008 6:53:42 AM

Thank you so much for your wonderful comments Hedrik, I appreciate it! #6149375

Odeth Mizuno 7/8/2008 2:06:47 AM

Very beautiful flower shot, Kathleen :D #6152668

Kathleen Rinker level-classic 7/8/2008 2:56:41 AM

Thank you so much Odeth!! #6152828

Kate Baumgartner 7/8/2008 5:46:37 AM

Great flower and wonderful capture of it. Awesome colors!! #6153634

Kathleen Rinker level-classic 7/8/2008 10:16:01 AM

Thank you so much Kate I appreciate your wonderful comments!! #6154861

Susan Fox 7/8/2008 12:53:18 PM

Another beauty! I am loving your new floral shots! #6155357

Kathleen Rinker level-classic 7/8/2008 3:50:58 PM

Thank you so much Susan, I really appreciate your kind comments!! #6155909

Kaye Burazin 7/8/2008 8:17:50 PM

Wonderful layers of beauty Kathleen. #6156800

Kathleen Rinker level-classic 7/9/2008 2:57:20 AM

Thank you so much Kaye!! #6157572

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 7/13/2008 10:34:32 AM

What a beauty!!! Great job Kathleen! #6174441

Kathleen Rinker level-classic 7/13/2008 12:28:52 PM

Thank you so much Judy!! #6174704

Cindy Bendush level-classic 7/15/2008 9:25:30 PM

Fabulous Kathleen -- this one has 'winner' written all over it! #6184892

Kathleen Rinker level-classic 7/16/2008 2:53:06 AM

Thank you so much Cindy, I appreciate your vote of confidence!! #6185595

Margaret R. Barry level-classic 8/21/2008 4:31:25 PM

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist, Kathleen! #6344374

Alex T. Mizuno 8/21/2008 4:55:23 PM

Wow, another beautiful Finalist! Congratulations Kathy!! #6344765

Kathleen Rinker level-classic 8/21/2008 5:09:55 PM

Margaret and Alex thank you so much I appreciate your support!! #6344965

Sam Britt 8/21/2008 5:48:09 PM

Congratulations, beautiful finalist, Kathleen! #6345438

Susan Fox 8/21/2008 5:55:19 PM

Well deserved finalist!!!!!!! Congrats Kathy!!!! #6345543

Deb Koskovich 8/21/2008 6:01:36 PM

Kudos to you, Kathleen! #6345612

Michelle Alton 8/21/2008 6:33:49 PM

Gorgeous Monarda "portrait," Kathleen.
Congratulations! #6346048

Agnes Fegan level-classic 8/21/2008 6:46:50 PM

Congratulations Kathleen ! #6346201

Nancy (Peaches) Harker level-classic 8/21/2008 8:37:36 PM

HUGE Congrats and best of luck in the next round! #6347454

Eugenio Diaz level-classic 8/21/2008 8:43:25 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Kathleen! #6347515

Debra R. Harder 8/21/2008 8:47:23 PM

Another BRILLIANT finalist!!! YESSSSSS!!! BIG CONGRATS my friend!! Deb #6347553

Kathleen Rinker level-classic 8/22/2008 2:45:31 AM

Sam, Susan, Deb, Michelle, Agnes, Nancy, Eugenio and Deb, thank you all so much I appreciate your kind and supportive comments!! #6348805

Robyn A. Terrell 8/22/2008 3:29:14 AM

Yeah Kathleen...Congrats on your finalists, they are beautiful!!! #6348972

Kathleen Rinker level-classic 8/22/2008 5:16:38 AM

Thank you so much Robyn I appreciate your support!! #6349456

Cyn Valentine level-classic 8/22/2008 7:29:03 AM

Congratulations Kathleen!! #6350166

Kathleen Rinker level-classic 8/22/2008 8:33:22 AM

Thanks so much Cyn, I appreciate it!! #6350578

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 8/22/2008 12:38:53 PM

WOOOOOOOOOOHOOOOOOOOO!!!!! Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Kathleen!!!!! :-) ♫ k #6351773

janet williams level-classic 8/22/2008 1:52:13 PM

Congradulation on another great Finalist. #6352312

Kathleen Rinker level-classic 8/22/2008 2:57:31 PM

Kitty and Janet thank you so much I appreciate your wonderful support!! #6352633

Ken Smith level-classic 8/22/2008 6:34:55 PM

Gorgeous shot, Kathleen. Congrats to you! #6353508

Ellen Hodges level-classic 8/22/2008 10:08:54 PM

Congrats, Kathleen! #6354172

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic 8/22/2008 11:43:50 PM

It's beautiful, Kathleen. Wonderfully composed and with terrific focus and exposure. Congratulations on your well deserved win! #6354296

Kathleen Rinker level-classic 8/23/2008 4:14:05 AM

Ken, Ellen and Kirsten, thank you so much I appreciate your support!! #6354787

Tiia Vissak level-classic 8/23/2008 5:26:16 AM

Congratulations! #6354984

Mitch Spence level-classic 8/23/2008 8:47:10 AM

Congratulations, Kathleen, on your finalist for this lovely floral presentation. #6355501

Laurie Daily level-classic 8/23/2008 9:07:05 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Kathleen! It is a winner to me!!! #6355554

Kathleen Rinker level-classic 8/23/2008 10:19:42 AM

Tiaa, Mitch and Laurie thank you so much I appreciate your wonderful comments!! #6355804

Colleen Farrell level-classic 8/23/2008 11:30:44 AM

Absolutely breathtaking floral, Kathleen!! Big congratulations on a most well-deserved finalist! #6356131

Kathleen Rinker level-classic 8/23/2008 1:41:52 PM

Wow thank you Colleen your kind words are most uplifting, I admire your work very much!! #6356484

Rajeev 270293 Kashyap 8/24/2008 6:51:03 AM

Huge Congratulations, beautiful finalist, Kathleen! Well done! #6358949

Kathleen Rinker level-classic 8/24/2008 10:12:20 AM

Thank you so much for your kind compliments, I appreciate it Rajeev!! #6359542

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 8/25/2008 11:00:20 AM

Congratulations Kathleen on your Win.

Dominick #6365164

Agnes Fegan level-classic 8/25/2008 11:02:27 AM

You did a great job with your unknown flower...congratulations! #6365184

Debra R. Harder 8/25/2008 11:55:34 AM


Kathleen Rinker level-classic 8/25/2008 12:05:28 PM

Dominic, Agness and Debra, thank you so much, I appreciate it!!!! #6365703

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 8/25/2008 12:34:40 PM

YESSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!!! Huge congratulation on your win, Kathleen!!!!! ♫ k #6365900

Margaret R. Barry level-classic 8/25/2008 12:56:50 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful win, Kathleen! #6366061

Colleen Farrell level-classic 8/25/2008 1:05:09 PM

WTG, Kathleen! Congratulations on your win!! #6366131

Ken Smith level-classic 8/25/2008 1:43:50 PM

Awesome work, Kathleen. Congrats to you! #6366434

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 8/25/2008 1:59:59 PM

Beautiful Kathleen, congrats on your win! #6366547

Elida Gutierrez 8/25/2008 2:06:17 PM


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"July Winners"


Ellen Hodges level-classic 8/25/2008 2:41:20 PM

Congrats, Kathleen!! #6366711

Kathleen Rinker level-classic 8/25/2008 2:59:11 PM

Kitty, Margaret, Colleen, Ken Claudia and Elida, thank you all so much I appreciate it!!

Elida thank you so much for the trophy your awesome!! #6366762

KARU WIJESUNDARA. A.N.P.A.S. level-classic 8/25/2008 4:58:54 PM


KARU. #6367122

Susan Fox level-classic 8/25/2008 5:01:27 PM

Congrats on your win Kathy! #6367143

Kathleen Rinker level-classic 8/25/2008 5:19:43 PM

Karu and Susan thank you so much I appreciate it!! #6367191

Sam Britt level-classic 8/25/2008 6:38:16 PM

Congratulations on this Second Place Winner, Kathleen! #6367643

Jean E. Hildebrant level-classic 8/25/2008 8:23:39 PM

Beautiful colors! Congratulations on your win! #6368104

Eugenio Diaz level-classic 8/25/2008 9:34:41 PM

Big congratulations on this outstandng winner! #6368315

Alex T. Mizuno level-classic 8/25/2008 10:49:03 PM

Truly a beautiful winner, Kathy! Congratulations!!! #6368546

Kathleen Rinker level-classic 8/26/2008 2:54:09 AM

Sam, Jean, Eugenio and Alex thank you so much I appreciate it!!! #6369318

Laurie Daily level-classic 8/26/2008 3:49:27 AM

Congratulations, Kathleen, I am happy to see this "unknown" beauty once again as a winner!!! #6369458

Kathleen Rinker level-classic 8/26/2008 5:20:48 AM

Thank you so much Laurie, I appreciate it!! #6369787

Renata Gusciora level-classic 8/26/2008 7:37:00 AM

Big congratulations on this beautiful winner,Kathleen!!! #6370195

Kathleen Rinker level-classic 8/26/2008 3:45:34 PM

Thank you so much Renata, I appreciate it!! #6372148

Colette M. Metcalf level-classic 8/26/2008 5:41:57 PM

Congratulations!!!! #6372722

Nemil B. Chabebe level-classic 8/26/2008 10:40:54 PM

Congratulations! #6373699

Tiia Vissak level-classic 8/27/2008 12:13:27 AM

Congratulations on your winner! #6373845

Kathleen Rinker level-classic 8/27/2008 2:47:30 AM

Colette, Nemil and Tiaa thank you so much, I appreciate it!!! #6374190

Summer A. Kozisek 8/28/2008 9:53:10 PM

Stunning image Kathleen, absolutely beautiful! Congrats on your win! #6383070

Kathleen Rinker level-classic 8/29/2008 2:45:56 AM

Thank you so much Summer, I appreciate your wonderful comments!! #6383582

Janet McNeil level-classic 8/31/2008 1:27:42 PM

Fantastic winner!! Well deserved!! Congrats!! #6392102

Kathleen Rinker level-classic 9/1/2008 4:28:40 AM

Thank you so much Janet, I appreciate it!1 #6394221

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 9/13/2008 10:00:21 AM

Congratulations on your win! Vibrant and beautiful Kathleen! #6449822

Kathleen Rinker level-classic 9/13/2008 11:16:45 AM

Thank you so much Donna I appreciate your compliments!! #6450049

Toni A. Martin 4/9/2009 7:20:20 PM

Kathleen, belated congrats on a stunning floral. The light, the colors and details really make this pop! Nice DOF and blended background. #7389916

Kathleen Rinker level-classic 4/10/2009 2:50:53 AM

Thanks so much Toni!! #7390397

Tess L. Yee 9/7/2009 5:44:56 AM

This is such a beautiful image, Kathleen! The colors are superb! #7921913

Kathleen Rinker level-classic 9/7/2009 5:49:18 AM

Thank you so much Tess!! #7921926

Howard B. Cheek 11/2/2009 5:05:05 AM

Lovely floral Kathleen, very nice.
A big hug of congratulations! :) #8095854

Kathleen Rinker level-classic 11/2/2009 9:27:55 AM

Thank you very much Howard!! #8096900

Patricia White level-classic 11/24/2009 4:23:27 PM

This really cool. So perfect. #8164292

Liz blahh 3/25/2010 10:34:06 AM

Beautiful & congrats! #8480149

Kathy Reeves level-classic 12/4/2010 3:34:39 PM

Stunning!!!!! #9080383

Bill Houghton 5/22/2011 6:10:39 PM

Beautiful macro and congratulations. #9422779

David Hurt level-classic 6/9/2011 1:41:13 PM

Congratulations #9452448

Karen Slagle 7/30/2011 5:44:57 AM

Belated congrats on this outstanding winning image, Kathleen. Thank you for your comment on mine. #9568688

Kathleen Rinker level-classic 7/30/2011 8:42:16 AM

Thank you so much Karen!! Your welcome!! #9569216

Teresa Moore 8/1/2011 4:27:46 PM

Congratulations! Your florals are all stunning. #9575010

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I again don't know what this is
but I though it was pretty.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/100 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 105.00 mm, Model: NIKON D80

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