Golden Crown

© Melissa Gurdus

Golden Crown

Kate Baumgartner 8/24/2008 7:55:48 AM

Beautiful macro shot. Lovely detail and color. #985405

Jeana Clark 8/24/2008 8:05:25 AM


WOW Melissa!!!
fantastic details and wonderful
composition!!!
EXCELLENT!!!

~J~ #6359139

Shirley L. Carpenter 8/24/2008 9:09:04 AM

Excellent macro Melissa!!! Wonderful detail and comp!!!! #6359270

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 8/24/2008 9:20:37 AM

FANTASTIC detail and macro Melissa! #6359309

Debbra L. Bailey 8/24/2008 9:32:55 AM

GORGEOUS detail! Wonderful color and composition too! #6359370

Janet Daniel 8/24/2008 9:59:55 AM

Excellent color & detail, Melissa! Simply beautiful! #6359483

Nadya Johnson 8/24/2008 10:03:32 AM

Beautiful macro, Melissa! The center is a perfect globe with spectacular depth, color and detail. Well done! #6359496

Cyn D Valentine 8/24/2008 10:04:30 AM

Beautiful detail and color..stunning Melissa!! #6359502

Dominick M. Dimacale 8/24/2008 11:02:30 AM

WoW, great image and details here, Melissa.


Dominick #6359748

Vladan D. Djordjevic 8/24/2008 11:52:50 AM

Fantastic focus, details, colors, lighting and comp, Melissa! #6359954

Jeanine M. Bailey 8/24/2008 11:56:06 AM

BEAUTIFUL details Melissa!! Hope you had a fun walk!! #6359967

Eugenio Diaz 8/24/2008 12:11:55 PM

Fabulous capture! Great details and beautiful light! #6360037

Marcel J. Fernandez 8/24/2008 12:12:24 PM

Love the detail and DOF. #6360039

Melissa Gurdus 8/24/2008 12:16:27 PM

Thanks so much for all of your wonderful comments. They are all very much appreciated!! #6360065

Sam Britt 8/24/2008 12:16:47 PM

Great POV & detail, Melissa. Beautiful macro. #6360066

Melissa Gurdus 8/24/2008 12:29:36 PM

Thanks so much, Sam for you great comment!! #6360104

Margaret R. Barry 8/24/2008 12:56:50 PM

Gorgeous, Melissa. Beautiful comp., detail and POV! #6360249

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas 8/24/2008 1:03:43 PM

Wonderful details Melissa!,
Amalia #6360280

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 8/24/2008 1:18:58 PM

Fantastic selective details, Melissa!!!! Very very pretty cone flower!!!!!!! ♫ k #6360366

William C. Raco 8/24/2008 1:32:13 PM

Very striking detail and perspective
Nicely done, Melissa #6360429

Melissa Gurdus 8/24/2008 1:47:01 PM

Thanks so much Margaret, Amalia, Kitty and Bill for your great comments!!! #6360491

Karen Engelbreth 8/24/2008 1:48:09 PM

Just wonderful!!! #6360497

Melissa Gurdus 8/24/2008 1:51:24 PM

Thanks so much, Karen!! #6360509

Carol Sawyer 8/24/2008 2:03:24 PM

Beautiful marco, color and detail, Melissa!! #6360560

Patricia Ronan 8/24/2008 3:24:05 PM

Beautiful close-up capture of this flower Melissa:) #6360796

Daniella Puente 8/24/2008 4:49:56 PM

This is excellent and a wonderful close up Melissa, love the tones! #6361140

Beverly A. Wright 8/25/2008 6:09:37 AM

Love the golden color in this gorgeous
close up!!! Great details!!! #6363692

Bill Knaps 8/25/2008 12:16:37 PM

Wow Melissa, What a beautiful macro. Bill #6365785

Becky J. Parkinson 8/27/2008 11:24:11 AM

Melissa,

This is a very nice shot. I likr the POV and shallow DOF, which makes the detail in the seed head so much more powerful. Very nice!! #6376662

Melissa Gurdus 8/27/2008 1:28:43 PM

Thanks so much Carol, Patricia, Daniella, Beverly, Bill and Becky for your terrific comments!! #6377215

Stefania Barbier 9/22/2008 9:48:54 AM

huge congrats Melissa!!!!! #6488809

Tiia Vissak 9/22/2008 9:56:26 AM

Congratulations! #6488904

Vladan D. Djordjevic 9/22/2008 10:48:26 AM

Congratulations on your terrific finalist, Melissa! #6489627

Margaret R. Barry 9/22/2008 10:52:44 AM

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist, Melissa! #6489684

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 9/22/2008 11:02:40 AM

WTG!!!!!! Congratulations on this finalist!!!!! Good luck in the next round!!!!! :-) k #6489850

Laurence Saliba 9/22/2008 11:09:54 AM

Congratulations on this spectacular Finalist Melissa!!! #6489958

Mike Perez 9/22/2008 11:10:57 AM

Congratulations on your great Finalist, Melissa! #6489969

Nadya Johnson 9/22/2008 11:22:43 AM

A beauty! Congratulations on your outstanding finalist, Melissa! #6490145

Hendrik Storme 9/22/2008 11:33:10 AM

Congratulations,very well done Melissa!!! #6490312

Eivor Kuchta 9/22/2008 11:35:41 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Melissa! #6490357

Susan M. Campbell 9/22/2008 11:47:26 AM

Way to go Melissa...congrats!! #6490552

Jessica Jenney 9/22/2008 11:55:32 AM

Congratulations, Melissa on your beautiful finalist! #6490622

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 9/22/2008 12:54:38 PM

WHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
HUGE CONGRATS on your Finalist
Best of luck in the next round! #6491131

Jeana Clark 9/22/2008 1:13:06 PM


CONGRATULATIONS ON THIS FABULOUS FINALIST!!!!! WAY TO GO!!!!!

~J~ #6491299

Linda D. Lester 9/22/2008 2:45:11 PM

Beautiful.....Congratulations! #6492062

A P 9/22/2008 3:31:58 PM

Wonderful image and congratulations on your beautiful finalist Melissa #6492371

Laurie Daily 9/22/2008 3:37:44 PM

I love these flowers and so happy to see this one...Congratulations on this finalist, Melissa! #6492400

Bobby Ray Goodman 9/22/2008 4:53:48 PM

A big Congratulations,Melissa!!!!! #6493079

Debra R. Harder 9/22/2008 5:05:57 PM

Congratulations, Melissa, on your BEAUTIFUL finalist! Deb #6493210

Cyn D Valentine 9/22/2008 5:07:51 PM

Congratulations Melissa!! #6493231

Sam Britt 9/22/2008 5:40:11 PM

Congratulations, Melissa! #6493583

JO ANN CLEVELAND 9/22/2008 6:13:45 PM

congratulations on this awesome finalist ~ go for the gold Melissa!


jo ann c. #6493915

Patrick Rouzes 9/22/2008 7:08:58 PM

Melissa, congratulations on this amazing finalist!!! #6494482

frank w. degenhardt 9/22/2008 7:50:59 PM

Melissa- Congratulations on this most deserving picture. Outstanding work. Good luck the next round. #6495002

Bill Knaps 9/22/2008 7:56:29 PM

Congrati on this well deserved Finalist Melissa. Bill #6495049

Jennifer L. Alder 9/22/2008 8:36:08 PM

Congrats, Melissa, on this beautiful floral finalist :) #6495409

Datha Y. Thompson 9/22/2008 8:56:45 PM

Congratulations Melissa!! Gorgeous!!! :0) #6495577

Debbra L. Bailey 9/23/2008 6:20:28 AM

Congratulations Melissa! #6497986

Derek D. Dafoe 9/23/2008 6:37:33 AM

Congrats on your great Finalist!! Good luck in the next round!! #6498091

Janet Daniel 9/23/2008 7:55:25 AM

Congratulations on this beauty, Melissa! :-) #6498449

Gary Lange 9/23/2008 8:25:19 AM

Excellent details here, Melissa! Many congrats on this wonderful Finalist and best of luck!! #6498604

Sirsendu Gayen 9/23/2008 9:23:09 AM

Big Congratulations. #6498904

Bojan Bencic 9/23/2008 1:12:19 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Melissa. #6499853

Alison Krylowski 9/23/2008 5:38:46 PM

Stunning! Congratulations, Melissa #6501462

Patricia Ronan 9/24/2008 8:10:46 AM

Congratulations again Melissa:) #6505205

Linda Blair 9/29/2008 5:49:53 AM

Congratulations Melissa!!!!!!! #6527274

Allen O. Howard 9/29/2008 7:15:51 AM

An awesome macro Melissa!!! Congratulations! #6527785

Cassie L. Woodlee 9/29/2008 12:42:24 PM

Gorgeous, congratulations Melissa!!!! #6529146

Melissa Gurdus 9/29/2008 12:45:06 PM

Thanks everyone for your great comments!! #6529155

Kathy L. Clark 10/1/2008 8:14:37 PM

Congratulations Melissa on your lovely finalist. #6540809

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This was taken on a neighborhood walk in Denver.

Have a great Sunday!! Best wishes for all the finalists and everyone who posted a picture for July!!

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: -1.67, ExposureTime: 1/60 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D

Uploaded on 8/24/2008 7:36:24 AM

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