joie de vivre

© Janet McNeil

joie de vivre

Janet McNeil level-classic 7/28/2008 5:56:50 PM

Sorry I lost your comment, Murry - thanks for the kind words!! (haven't got this copy and paste thing down yet!) #969202

William C. Raco level-classic 7/28/2008 6:15:46 PM

Very nice color, focus and DoF
Very pretty, Janet #6242268

Sam Britt level-classic 7/28/2008 6:19:41 PM

Great composition, lighting & POV, Janet. Very pretty! #6242279

Colleen Farrell level-classic 7/28/2008 6:50:21 PM

Wow, this is breathtaking, Janet! The lighting, the selective focus, and the array of buds around the central rose--is joie de vivre the name of it? It's a terrific title! #6242401

Bill Knaps 7/28/2008 7:15:03 PM

Beautiful shot Janet. Wow......Bill #6242521

Georgeina M. Mckinney 7/28/2008 8:23:15 PM

Simply Beautiful!! :) #6242791

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 7/28/2008 8:28:06 PM

Great composition and the queen bud sprouts earliest. #6242812

Daniella Puente 7/28/2008 9:36:09 PM

WOW Janet, SUPERB focus on this!!! #6242989

Renata Gusciora 7/28/2008 11:58:14 PM

Beautiful floral,Janet!! #6243242

Agnes Fegan level-classic 7/29/2008 4:26:48 AM

Just beautiful ! #6244011

Eugenio Diaz level-classic 7/29/2008 5:46:23 AM

AWESOME image...such a beautiful rose like a shinning star!!!!
Fanatastic capture Janet and the title is just outstanding...Great presentation!!!
Superb!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #6244347

Janet McNeil level-classic 7/29/2008 5:50:48 AM

Thanks everybody for the kind comments!! I got to spend some time at this fantastic rose garden near Albany, NY- and "joie de vivre" is not the name of the rose, Colleen (I liked it for the title!) #6244371

Donna K. Kilcher 7/31/2008 4:06:32 AM

WOW.. love the POV here. #6252713

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 8/21/2008 4:19:59 PM

HUGE Congrats and best of luck in the next round! #6344167

Sam Britt 8/21/2008 5:34:25 PM

Congratulations, beautiful finalist, Janet! #6345244

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 8/21/2008 5:53:02 PM

Janet -- Simply beautiful. Congrats on this outstanding finalist. Best in the next round. #6345512

Agnes Fegan level-classic 8/21/2008 6:36:42 PM

Congratulations Janet ! #6346083

Bill Knaps level-classic 8/21/2008 6:39:46 PM

congrats on a well deserved Finalist Janet. Bill #6346112

Amber J. Skene 8/21/2008 6:56:31 PM

Congrats on your finalist! #6346306

Eugenio Diaz 8/21/2008 8:07:45 PM

WELL done...this one is an Amazing Finalist!!!
I am very Happy for you!!!!!!!
Cheers!!!:) #6347112

Sharon Sawyer level-classic 8/21/2008 8:43:33 PM

Janet, congratulations on your awesome finalist. All the best in the next round !!! #6347517

Robyn A. Terrell 8/22/2008 3:31:24 AM

Huge congratulations on your gorgeous finalists!!! I'm very happy for you! #6348985

Renata Gusciora 8/22/2008 5:38:43 AM

Big congratulations on this beautiful finalist,Janet!!! #6349557

Mitzie Loland 8/22/2008 5:48:16 AM

Congratulations on your finalist Janet!! #6349635

Daniella Puente 8/22/2008 8:42:22 AM

So perfect and beauty Janet, Big congrats on this :o)))) #6350655

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 8/22/2008 5:02:26 PM

Congratulations on this amazing finalist,Janet!!! #6352975

Jeff Robinson level-classic 8/23/2008 3:54:13 AM

Congrats Janet on this beautifully captured Finalist! Jeff #6354703

Colleen Farrell level-classic 8/23/2008 11:18:17 AM

So happy to see this in the finalists, Janet--it totally deserves it! Congratulations! #6356078

Jessica Jenney level-classic 8/24/2008 5:26:43 AM

Congratulations, Janet on your gorgeous finalist! #6358670

Anita Hogue 8/24/2008 8:42:53 AM

Congratulations, Janet! #6359216

Alison Krylowski level-classic 8/25/2008 11:00:46 AM

Congratulations, Janet. This is so beautifully captured. I love it! #6365168

Cassie L. Woodlee level-classic 8/26/2008 8:23:22 AM

Congrats Janet!!!! #6370464

Melissa G. Meiselman 8/26/2008 8:29:23 AM

WOW...incredible floral composition, Janet!! Congratulations!! #6370499

anonymous 8/31/2008 5:51:51 AM

Congratulations Janet on your Beautiful finalist! B- #6391031

Ronald Hurst 9/5/2008 5:35:47 PM

Janet, a lovely photo and congrats. Take a look at a photo I took almost 40 years ago called Painted Rose in my gallery, I think you'll find it interesting. Nice work, we had the same vision. #6417023

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Central Park Rose Garden, Schenectady, NY

Exif: F Number: 5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/160 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 105.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi

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