Christie R. Bielss 7/23/2008 5:08:17 AM

Gorgeous! What perfect lighting this has! Love the placement of this! All around great job! #965826

M.Christine Duncan 7/23/2008 6:39:25 AM

Thanks, Christie :-) I have found the best time to photograph flowers outside is after a good rain while it's still overcast, or in early or late sunlight when the light is warm... the colors will be their truest. Good to hear from you! #6220652

Aimee C. Eisaman 7/23/2008 12:46:09 PM

You are so right Christine! I have not had the chance to do this with my new camera...used to do it all the time with my point and shoot and got some amazing pics! Now with 2 kids and one on the way I shoot when I can and it's not often! LOL! Anywho....my grandfather would have loved this photo! I reminded me of him the moment I looked at it. He passed away a little over a year ago and roses with waterdrop on them were his favorite! I just think this one is beautiful and with such vibrant colors! Nicely seen and captured! #6222056

M.Christine Duncan 7/23/2008 2:09:58 PM

Thanks Aims! I'm floored that my image evokes such a powerful memory... that's the best kind of compliment a girl can have :-) Soon you'll have a gallery full of images of your new little guy... that'll be cool and the timing is perfect with your forray into candid portraits btw! Thanks for your encouragement chickie, it's deeply appreciated! #6222298

Donna K. Kilcher 7/24/2008 5:42:38 AM

beautiful! #6224731

M.Christine Duncan 7/24/2008 12:21:50 PM

Donna, I appreciate that coming from you as you're so very talented in MHO, thanks so much :-) #6226204

Vitor Dias 7/25/2008 9:10:35 AM

oh my ... this is fabulas... I love it Christine!

rgs Vitor #6229583

Debbra Bailey 7/25/2008 4:18:54 PM

Beautiful Christine!! #6231166

Ulysses A. Villamin 7/25/2008 5:27:21 PM

Classic!!! Love the details, CD :) #6231338

David Pratt 7/26/2008 8:18:35 AM

Wow Christine! This is fantastic. Wonderful color and detail. #6233292

Christina N. Seuser 7/26/2008 11:33:20 AM

Gorgeous color and details Christine! Love the placement of the flower in the frame too! #6233813

M.Christine Duncan 7/26/2008 6:47:06 PM

Vitor, I'm very thankful for the wonderful comments... thanks so very much, hope you're having a great weekend!

Debbra girl, how's things? Thanks for your encouraging words!!!

UV... wait.... was that YOUR POTD I saw tonight??? Whoo hoo!!! (It'll always be my favourite!!!) Thanks for stopping in, you rock!

M.Christine Duncan 7/26/2008 6:52:24 PM

Dave, I appreciate that coming from you especially after your rose portrait for your daughter... I'm flattered. Golly!!! LOL Thanks guy ;-)

Christina, thanks so much! Means alot, I'm grateful for your lovely words once again... thanks! #6234697

Laura E. Swan 7/26/2008 7:36:29 PM

This has got to be the most BEAUTIFUL rose I have ever seen Christine. It's going right into FAVORITES. It's perfect and rich and I can almost smell it. -Laura #6234833

M.Christine Duncan 7/27/2008 12:36:45 PM

Wow, well Laura, I'm very honored! Thanks chickie :-) #6236886

Sherry McClead 7/28/2008 7:51:54 AM

Darling is a perfect title for a perfect capture my friend.

Sherrybear :} #6240069

Candice L. Carter 7/28/2008 10:54:22 AM

Breathtaking capture! Beautiful! Lovely, need I say more?! #6240832

Jean Lechleiter 7/28/2008 9:23:21 PM

This is simply beautiful.What more can I say. #6242940

M.Christine Duncan 7/28/2008 10:41:16 PM

Thank you Sherrybear :-) How lovely to hear that!

Candice, a thousand thank you's!!! You always leave such positive comments!

Jean, very good of you to pop in. I'm so happy you like this :-) Thanks m'dear! #6243067

Dawn M. Schneider 7/29/2008 9:10:16 PM

Roses are my favorite and you have captured it so beautifully. #6247668

M.Christine Duncan 7/30/2008 11:55:15 AM

Thanks Dawn! I appreciate it, your photos are pretty amazing you know! I'm honored :-) #6250351

Kathy L. Clark 8/6/2008 6:35:06 AM

Wow Christine I wanted to congratulate you on have your wonderful rose featured in Photoflash. Way to go girl. #6278392

M.Christine Duncan 8/6/2008 8:10:00 AM

Thank you Kathy! I was so surprised, lol. BP is great at showcasing their members in so many different ways... #6278824

Corinne M. Thompson 8/7/2008 9:13:34 AM

Congrats on the PhotoFlaosh feature, it's beautiful! #6283831

M.Christine Duncan 8/7/2008 12:31:36 PM

Corrine, thank you!!! I'm very pleased! Thanks so much :-) #6284515

Frank Zipperer 8/7/2008 3:47:21 PM

What a gorgeous image. Congrats on the Editor's Pick! #6285407

M.Christine Duncan 8/7/2008 8:23:43 PM

Thank you Frank! I appreciate your saying so... your own photos are quite wonderful! Thank you :-) #6286358

Christina N. Seuser 8/8/2008 1:10:10 AM

Congratulations on the Photoflash feature and your EP... oh, and what is this I see in my crystal ball... it looks like an oval tag of some sort ;) #6286783

M.Christine Duncan 8/8/2008 7:39:36 AM

LOL... thanks Christina ;-) I'll be back in two weeks so... behave yourself, lol, and snag one of those ovally shaped tags yourself while you're at it k? See ya, and thanks again! #6287678

marci D. 8/8/2008 8:03:06 AM

I saw this in Photoflash. What an awesome photo! The light, the raindrops, the composition. Beautiful capture! I thought at first you were from my hometown, as we have a rose garden in a park called Gage Park too. :) #6287752

Ulysses A. Villamin 8/8/2008 10:37:39 AM

You did it again!!! Gratz!!! #6288180

Sherry McClead 8/10/2008 1:59:19 PM

Woo Hoo!
Sherrybear :} #6295839

M.Christine Duncan 8/10/2008 7:35:17 PM

Marci, UV, and Sherry... thanks guys! I appreciate it!

Marci, I'm in Ontario.... are you? I'll swing by your gallery soon, but right now I only get to check in once in a blue moon! Thanks :-) #6296758

Songbird Cline 11/17/2008 7:06:24 PM

excellent portrait of a beautiful rose. #6767832

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After a good drenching, this rose still held it's dainty head up.

Gage Park Rose Gardens, Hamilton Ontario, July 2008

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: -0.67, ExposureTime: 1/1000 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 400, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 200.00 mm, Model: NIKON D40

Uploaded on 7/22/2008 10:33:54 AM

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Camera: Nikon D40 Digital SLR Camera

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