With a little help from my fronds

© Patricia A. Kuniega

With a little help from my fronds

Cathy Barrows 12/23/2004 6:07:11 AM

excellent...perfect DOF #198702

Joy Brown 12/23/2004 6:10:39 AM

Terrific shot, Pat!!! Happy Holidays to you too! #993193

Janet Detota 12/23/2004 6:13:26 AM

This is so cool! I love ferns! Excellent DOF and comp! You have a safe and happy holiday, too! #993198

Allan L. Whitehead 12/23/2004 6:13:32 AM

Marvelous presentation, Pat, I love the detailing and the colors. Very well done, my dear friend - your good friend, Allan #993199

Carolyn M. Fletcher 12/23/2004 6:28:43 AM

Love the title!!! Happy Holidays to ya~ #993235

cj patterson 12/23/2004 6:41:36 AM

Gorgeous Pat!!!! Just beautiful!!! Happy Holidays to you Pat!!! #993272

Sharon Day 12/23/2004 6:50:32 AM

Absolutely gorgeous, Pat!!! Wonderful color, lighting and DOF! Very pretty! Happy Christmas to you and yours! #993291

Brenda W. LaFleur 12/23/2004 6:51:43 AM

Love this, Pat! Good one. Merry Christmas to you and yours, as well!! #993294

Kara L. Hendricks 12/23/2004 7:35:06 AM

Very pretty! The curves the angle, all just perfect! Happy Holidays!! #993361

S J 12/23/2004 7:52:28 AM

Outstanding capture and presentation, Patricia! Very nice colors and DOF!!! One of your BEST!!! #993404

Donna J. Taff 12/23/2004 7:59:53 AM

I love this ; all tose little curl's, Patricia!!!! #993426

Murry Grigsby 12/23/2004 8:14:06 AM

What a fun title and image combo Pat! Love your diagonal design with the curly ends to keep the eye sliding along!! #993477

Charlene Bayerle 12/23/2004 8:59:23 AM

TERRIFFIC image Pat!!!!! Great dof and composition!!!
Happy Holidays to you too!!!! #993567

Louise Elliott 12/23/2004 12:07:42 PM

Love the composition! #993782

William C. Raco 12/23/2004 2:27:38 PM

Wow, the light, shapes, composition and color are amazing!
This is so eye catchingly beautiful.
Wishing you and yours a very Merry Christmas, Pat

bill #993890

Barbara Kehoe 12/23/2004 7:55:56 PM

It's a beautifu macro Pat #994163

Evy Johansen 12/23/2004 11:07:56 PM

Wow.... fantastic image, Patricia! The light, the DOF, the composition... everything!!! Merry Christmas to you and yours! #994254

Kathleen Clemons 12/24/2004 1:58:28 AM

Simply perfect, Pat!! #994353

Patty Razonable 12/24/2004 4:06:14 AM

Wow! Awesome DOF and excellent composition!!! #994432

Kathleen N. Nelson 12/27/2004 6:26:25 AM

Wow, Pat. Your images never cease to amaze me. This is fantastic. I love your title, too. The colors and composition are perfect! Very well done. #997921

Lisa Deaton 1/7/2005 4:12:15 PM

Beautiful macro!!! Love the color, love the curls, great job. #1021090

Sharon Day 1/17/2005 10:30:26 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Pat!!! WTG! #1040410

Pamela K 1/17/2005 10:47:40 PM

This is just gorgeous, Pat!! Excellent color and detail! Congratulations and good luck in the next round!

Pam #1040475

Kip T. Berger 1/17/2005 11:23:58 PM

Congratulations Patricia!!!! #1040608

Dan Holm 1/17/2005 11:34:45 PM

CONGRATULATIONS, Patricia!! Very well deserved FINALIST! #1040648

Patty Razonable 1/18/2005 2:52:13 AM

Congratulations on this finalist!!!! Superb image!!! #1041234

Colleen Braun 1/18/2005 3:27:52 AM

congratulations... #1041325

Allan L. Whitehead 1/18/2005 4:26:34 AM

Patricia, my dear friend, congratulations on all three of your finalist selections. Well done, and good luck in the next step - your good friend, Allan #1041632

Cathy Gregor 1/18/2005 4:47:47 AM

Patricia- Congrats on your finalist!
How's your printer doing? Have you done a 13x19 on it?
-cathy #1041784

Paul Michko 1/18/2005 4:59:40 AM

Congrats, Patricia. #1041862

Paul Conlan 1/18/2005 6:12:37 AM

Way to go Pat! Congratulations... #1042444

Donald K. Cherry 1/18/2005 6:22:41 AM

Great job Patricia!!! Much congrats on this wonderful finalist!!! #1042555

Kara L. Hendricks 1/18/2005 6:26:15 AM

Congrats Patricia!! #1042583

Amy N. Cappelli 1/18/2005 6:41:30 AM

Florabelle, I missed this one before- i'm so glad it is recognized as a finalist. What a cool image, a beauty to boot! Congratulations! As always, a clever title! #1042698

Patricia A. Kuniega 1/18/2005 7:09:55 AM

Many thanks to everyone for your supportive comments! They mean a lot! #1042893

Murry Grigsby 1/18/2005 7:43:50 AM

Congrats and good luck Pat! #1043132

Donna J. Taff 1/18/2005 8:11:12 AM

Congrat's to you, Patricia!!! #1043317

Wanda Judd 1/18/2005 8:28:33 AM

Congratulations...This is so "Pat"...wonderful and sharp. #1043459

Karen Engelbreth 1/18/2005 9:02:34 AM

Congratulations , Patricia! #1043665

Claudia Kuhn 1/18/2005 9:27:47 AM

Just teriffic Patricia, congratulations and good luck with this one! #1043791

Dottie Shepherd 1/18/2005 10:04:06 AM

Congrats, Patricia!! #1043903

Jonna Bergström 1/18/2005 11:04:43 AM

Congratulations, Patricia!!! #1044172

Monika Sapek 1/18/2005 11:09:03 AM

I love this image, Patricia! The details and green color are fabulous here! Many congratulations and the best of luck in the next round!

Barbara Kehoe 1/18/2005 12:06:13 PM

Congratulations Pat, beautiful shot #1044454

Susan T. Evans 1/18/2005 12:25:02 PM

Congrats Patricia!!! awesome image well deserved!!! good luck #1044558

Colette M. Metcalf 1/18/2005 12:26:02 PM

Congratulations to you Pat!!! #1044565

Ed Isaacs 1/18/2005 1:42:07 PM

Fantastically beautiful shot, Pat. Congratulations and good luck. #1044813

Jill Flynn 1/18/2005 2:42:14 PM

Love this Pat! Congratulations on your win! #1045109

Debra Booth 1/18/2005 3:15:12 PM

Gorgeous, Pat! Congratulations! #1045230

Kathleen Clemons 1/18/2005 4:27:33 PM

Congrats and best of luck to you, Pat! :) #1045492

Karen Bacon 1/18/2005 5:10:03 PM

Beautiful Pat !Congratulations! #1045671

Anette Linnea Rasmussen 1/18/2005 5:18:14 PM

Beautiful Pat!
Congrats on this great finalist!

Best wishes
Linnea #1045704

Deborah C. Lewinson 1/18/2005 5:51:13 PM

Congrats again, Pat!! Awesome!

-Debby #1045906

Bill Morgenstern 1/18/2005 6:21:58 PM

Hey Pat - This is just awesome. It really shows your macro talents and sense of great compositions. Congrats and this and all the other winners I see in your gallery. You have really been busy. When you have time send me some mail.

Cheers - Bill #1046060

Terry R. Hatfield 1/18/2005 7:33:52 PM

What An Awesome Image Pat!!I Like It:-)
Congratulations On Your Finalist!!! #1046500

Phil Sauvey 1/18/2005 7:34:21 PM


Congrats on your finalist! Best of luck in round 2! #1046502

Jim Kinnunen 1/18/2005 7:38:23 PM

I'm facinated with the patterns formed by plants. This one is captured, composed, and presented most excellently, Pat!!! Congratulations!!! #1046527

Stanley J. Contrades 1/18/2005 8:01:46 PM

Awesome, Patricia, just awesome! CONGRATULATIONS, my friend, and the very best of luck to you in the next judging!!
With much Aloha,
Stan #1046645

S J 1/18/2005 9:44:32 PM

Many congratulation again, Patricia!!! Amazing capture!! #1046875

Janet Detota 1/19/2005 8:26:16 PM

Congratulations on this gorgeous capture! #1049288

Anette Linnea Rasmussen 1/20/2005 1:59:56 AM

Congrats on your win Pat!

Best wishes
Linnea #1049564

S J 1/20/2005 2:06:32 AM

Many CONGRATULATIONS on your fabulous win, Patricia!! #1049586

Judy S. Fung 1/20/2005 3:00:10 AM

Congrats on your second place win, Patricia! #1049698

Janet L. Skinner 1/20/2005 3:18:23 AM

Congratulations on this beauty, Pat!!!!!!! #1049757

Joy Brown 1/20/2005 3:42:06 AM

Congratulations on this great winner, Pat! #1049810

Deborah C. Lewinson 1/20/2005 4:03:37 AM

Hearty congrats on your win, Pat!

-Debby #1049870

Wally Orlowsky 1/20/2005 4:29:40 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful winner, Pat! #1050020

Janet Detota 1/20/2005 4:33:15 AM

Yahoo, Pat!! Congratulations on this well deserved win!! #1050032

Paul Michko 1/20/2005 4:49:52 AM

Patricia, Congratulations on a terrific win. #1050086

Colette M. Metcalf 1/20/2005 5:07:29 AM

Congratulations to you Pat!!!! #1050137

Amy N. Cappelli 1/20/2005 5:15:44 AM

congratulations on a beautiful win! #1050164

Ed Isaacs 1/20/2005 5:21:17 AM

Congratulatins again, Pat. #1050201

Karen Beri 1/20/2005 5:26:08 AM

This is beautiful Patricia! Congratulations on a well deserved win:) #1050226

Cathy Gregor 1/20/2005 5:27:04 AM

Congratulations on your win, Patricia!
-cathy #1050231

Claudia Kuhn 1/20/2005 5:52:34 AM

Love this one Pat, so glad it's here in the winner's circle! Congrats! #1050366

cj patterson 1/20/2005 5:55:11 AM

Congratulations Pat!!!!!!!!!!!! #1050386

Karen Engelbreth 1/20/2005 6:03:26 AM

Congratulations on your win, Patricia! #1050420

Judith G. Secco 1/20/2005 6:12:43 AM

This is just wonderful, Pat. I LOVE your title too. Congratulations to you on a very well deserved win!
Judy #1050459

Paul Conlan 1/20/2005 6:18:34 AM

Well deserved! Contratulations... again! #1050475

Barbara Kehoe 1/20/2005 6:35:59 AM

Congratulations again Pat. It's wonderful. #1050547

Donna J. Taff 1/20/2005 7:03:15 AM

Congratulation's on your second place win, Patricia!!! #1050681

Murry Grigsby 1/20/2005 7:13:51 AM

Congratulations on your win Pat! #1050724

Charlene Bayerle 1/20/2005 7:38:28 AM

Congratulations Pat!!!! #1050846

Allan L. Whitehead 1/20/2005 7:42:09 AM

Patricia, congratulations on this wonderful win, it's very richly deserved, my very dear friend - your good friend, Allan #1050862

Lisa Deaton 1/20/2005 7:44:12 AM

Again, I love this, Congrats to you!!! #1050872

Kathleen Clemons 1/20/2005 8:06:41 AM

Yea for you, Pat!! #1050990

Jill Flynn 1/20/2005 8:15:53 AM

Congratulations on your Second Place win Pat! #1051046

Sharon Day 1/20/2005 8:32:56 AM

Congratulations, Pat!!! Gorgeous capture! #1051146

Audrea Telkamp 1/20/2005 8:48:21 AM

Congratulations Pat!!!! Beautiful!! #1051210

Donald K. Cherry 1/20/2005 9:22:24 AM

Congrats, Patricia on this beautiful winner!! #1051286

Terry R. Hatfield 1/20/2005 10:39:05 AM

This Is So Pretty It Hurts Patricia:-)
Congratulations On An Excellent Winner!!!!! #1051466

Gene Spears 1/20/2005 11:12:40 AM

well deserved - beautiful image! congratulations, Patricia!! #1051527

Monika Sapek 1/20/2005 12:21:12 PM

Many congratulations on your Second Place Win, Patricia!

Stanley J. Contrades 1/20/2005 3:06:13 PM

I love Terry's response, and I feel the same way about your work, Patricia! CONGRATULATIONS on seeing this one again, my friend, and best wishes to you!
With much Aloha,
Stan #1051994

Jonna Bergström 1/20/2005 3:08:54 PM

Congratulations!!! #1052002

Jim Kinnunen 1/20/2005 3:23:51 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic winning image, Patricia!!!! #1052037

Patty Razonable 1/20/2005 4:18:06 PM

WTG, Patricia!!! Congratulations on your 2nd Place winner!!! Great details and macro!!! Fabulous!!!! #1052149

Debra Booth 1/20/2005 4:33:57 PM

Congratulations, Pat!! #1052187

Robert Mann 1/20/2005 5:16:13 PM

Love this one, Pat! Great find and image. Many congrats on your win! RoB #1052253

Darren K. Fisher 1/20/2005 5:50:25 PM

Congrats on your win. #1052310

Dan Holm 1/20/2005 5:53:40 PM

Congratulations on your WIN with this outstanding shot, Patricia!! #1052317

Stephen Zacker 1/20/2005 7:22:52 PM

Congratulations Patricia #1052407

William C. Raco 1/20/2005 7:46:11 PM

Superb photo, Pat.
The lines, shapes, light, color and detail are amazing.

bill #1052448

Phil Sauvey 1/20/2005 9:16:40 PM


Great job and congrats on a well deserved win! Such wonderful color and detail! #1052545

Robert Mann 1/21/2005 4:15:22 AM

PS...First prize for title! RoB #1053015

Wanda Judd 1/21/2005 8:09:12 AM

Another humongous Congratulations Pat... #1053642

Kip T. Berger 1/21/2005 3:14:07 PM

Very nice light and detail , along with great green tones Pat! Congratulations! :) #1054446

Evy Johansen 1/21/2005 11:46:24 PM

So well deserved! Big congratulations on your win, Patricia! #1055250

Leonard Pierce 1/23/2005 7:29:16 PM

Congratulations on your Second Place win Pat!!! #1059075

Kathleen N. Nelson 1/29/2005 4:04:39 AM

I love this image, Pat. Congratulations on your well-deserved 2nd place win! #1070477

Mary K. Robison 1/31/2005 4:39:07 PM

Pat, this is SO beautifully done! Love those curly-cues!
A belated CONGRATULATIONS! to you for your Second Place win. You deserve it! #1075698

Nancy Grace Chen 2/1/2005 12:12:15 AM

Oh what absolutely lovely form. Just beautiful. A late congrats to you on your winning photo!!

Nancy #1076199

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