Colette M. Metcalf level-classic 10/3/2008 3:56:42 AM

Lovely image, Laurie!!! #1009603

Deb Koskovich 10/3/2008 4:01:20 AM

I knew this was yours right away, I love your distinctive style. Great comp, I love the strong vertical. Well done, Laurie!


Claudia Kuhn level-classic 10/3/2008 4:04:26 AM

Beautiful Laurie! Wonderfl work. #6546763

Carol Sawyer 10/3/2008 4:04:51 AM

Beautiful image, Laurie! #6546764

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic 10/3/2008 4:13:20 AM

COOL! #6546798

Tiia Vissak level-classic 10/3/2008 4:45:48 AM

great tones, framing & composition! #6546897

Mary Beth Aiello 10/3/2008 5:11:38 AM

Excellent comp and tones. I also love the long vertical and textures. Very well done, Laurie. Love it. #6547041

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 10/3/2008 5:38:39 AM

Lovely florals and work here, Laurie.

Dominick #6547161

Bonnie C. Lackey level-classic 10/3/2008 6:01:28 AM

It didn't take you long to become very proficient, Laurie! Wonderful!!! #6547249

Linda Blair level-classic 10/3/2008 7:31:42 AM

I know we'll see this again...just gorgeous Laurie!!!! #6547637

Karen E. Baumann level-classic 10/3/2008 7:33:10 AM

Very nice, Laurie! I love the soft colors and the textures were a nice addition - nice work on the layering. Beautiful! #6547643

Erin Appelbaum level-classic 10/3/2008 7:42:14 AM

Beautiful still life Laurie. Peter #6547695

Cyn Valentine level-classic 10/3/2008 7:43:02 AM

Fantastic Laurie..love it! Beautiful comp! #6547702

Daniella Puente level-classic 10/3/2008 8:55:50 AM

Very beautiful photo ... #6547983

KARU WIJESUNDARA. A.N.P.A.S. level-classic 10/3/2008 11:26:56 AM


KARU. #6548730

MELODIE C. ROBERTS level-classic 10/3/2008 12:35:13 PM

This has such simple yet elegant appeal
Beautiful Work
It Will Return!! #6549050

William C. Raco level-classic 10/3/2008 2:31:57 PM

Such great color, detail, light and arrangement
Beautiful work, Laurie #6549511

Murry Grigsby 10/3/2008 6:12:21 PM

I love your tall pano-like design Laurie! The rest is just beautiful--light, colors, textures, etc.!! #6549999

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 10/3/2008 8:04:41 PM

Spectacular tones, detail, clarity, treatment & presentation here, Laurie Daily "The Grand Prize Winner"!!! #6550316

Stefania Barbier level-classic 10/3/2008 11:02:08 PM

wow Laurie... all this series are winer to me... spectacular! #6550710

Leslie McLain level-classic 10/4/2008 5:13:57 AM

Beautiful. Amazing effects. #6551691

Colleen Farrell level-classic 10/4/2008 6:25:44 PM

Sensational, Laurie! Gorgeous colors, arrangement and textures! #6553891

Jeana Clark level-classic 10/5/2008 9:13:41 AM

I'm POSITIVE we'll see this again!!!
It's AWESOME!!!!
Fantastic work Laurie!!!

~J~ #6555675

Kathleen Rinker level-classic 10/5/2008 11:58:07 AM

Absolutely beautiful, fantastic work!! #6556160

Judy A. Lawhon 10/5/2008 3:50:14 PM

Another winner, Laurie!! #6556803

Laurie Daily level-classic 10/6/2008 4:05:43 AM

Thanks so very much for all of your wonderful comments...I appreciate them all so very much! #6559058

A P level-classic 10/6/2008 6:26:19 PM

So delicate, so beautiful Laurie #6562326

Aimee S. McMaster 10/9/2008 4:12:48 AM

...you do so well...love the vertical composition....wonderful work LAurie..Aimee #6574001

Laurie Daily level-classic 10/10/2008 3:32:09 AM

Thanks so much Ann and Aimee! #6578812

Kate Baumgartner 10/14/2008 5:08:58 AM

Amazing capture and an brillant show of how skilled you are as a photographer. Congrats on the ep. #6596659

Steven E. Ray 10/15/2008 11:18:09 AM

This is one of those inspirational photos that makes me want to try :) Suitable for framing to be certain! Exceptional photography here. #6603856

Laurie Daily level-classic 10/20/2008 2:11:25 PM

Thanks so very much for your comments Kate and Steven...so much appreciated! #6628446

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 10/29/2008 7:06:25 AM

Wonderful work!
~Lisa #6678037

A P level-classic 11/25/2008 7:11:40 PM

CONGRATS on this and all your other FINALIST, Laurie. I've lost count!! Great job!! #6804969

Leslie McLain level-classic 11/25/2008 7:31:33 PM

Congrats on your beautiful finalist. #6805196

Susan Fox level-classic 11/25/2008 9:34:47 PM

Congrats Laurie!!!!!!!!!! #6806578

frank w. degenhardt level-classic 11/25/2008 9:49:58 PM

Laurie- Beautiful work, congratulations on the finalist for it. Best wishes for the next round. Way to go girl. #6806790

Stefania Barbier level-classic 11/25/2008 10:18:08 PM

congrats again Laurie! #6806985

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 11/26/2008 4:27:14 AM

Lovely floral shot, Congrats. on the Finalist. Good luck.

UB. #6808688

Stephanie Frey level-classic 11/26/2008 5:45:34 AM

Congratulaions on your beautiful Finalist, Laurie! #6809360

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 11/26/2008 9:16:47 AM

WTG, Laurie!!!! Congratulations on this finalist too!!!!! Good luck in the next round!!!!! :-) ♫ k #6810853

Debra R. Harder 11/26/2008 9:29:14 AM

WOW, Laurie! This is really BEAUTIFUL! Congratulations again on another GORGEOUS finalist! Deb #6810952

Laurie Daily level-classic 11/26/2008 11:03:29 AM

Thanks for all of your wonderful and greatly appreciated congrats! #6811433

MELODIE C. ROBERTS level-classic 11/26/2008 11:24:08 AM

Hey Buddy!!
Congratulations SiS!!
Good Luck In The Next Round #6811578

Erin Appelbaum level-classic 11/26/2008 3:40:10 PM

Another marvelous finalist Laurie. Peter #6813008

Colleen Farrell level-classic 11/26/2008 10:12:33 PM

WTG, Laurie! Big congrats on your awesome finalist! #6814159

Nikki McDonald level-classic 11/28/2008 6:31:57 AM

I love the crop on this delicate floral, Laurie. Congratulations on this beautiful finalist -- hope to see it in the winners' circle soon. #6819367

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 11/28/2008 11:40:57 AM

HUGE congratulations on this awesome win, Laurie!!!!! :-) ♫ k #6820680

Bill Wyatt 11/28/2008 11:41:03 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful WINNER!!! #6820681

Nikki McDonald level-classic 11/28/2008 12:01:22 PM

I thought this one would come through for you, Laurie. Congratulations for the win! #6820847

Jessica Jenney level-classic 11/28/2008 12:11:25 PM

Congrats, Laurie on your beautiful winner! #6820924

Laurence Saliba level-classic 11/28/2008 12:17:49 PM

Congratulations on this awesome win Laurie!!! #6820970

Leslie McLain level-classic 11/28/2008 12:30:12 PM

Big congrats on your beautiful win! #6821033

Sam Britt level-classic 11/28/2008 12:53:19 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful 2nd place win, Laurie! #6821210

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 11/28/2008 1:38:17 PM

I am so glad to see this one end up in the winners circle...Congrats. and WTG.

UB. #6821526

Debra R. Harder 11/28/2008 1:40:49 PM

So happy to see this with GOLD under it, Laurie!! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on your BEAUTIFUL GOLD WINNER!! Deb #6821543

A P 11/28/2008 2:10:36 PM

Loosing count on the winners as well. I knew this one would be here. BIG CONGRATULATIONS again Laurie #6821717

David Phalen level-classic 11/28/2008 2:16:05 PM

BIG Congrats on a beautiful Winner!! #6821751

Colleen Farrell level-classic 11/28/2008 2:22:38 PM

WTG, Laurie! Congratulations again! #6821792

Aimee S. McMaster 11/28/2008 2:34:49 PM

....another huge congratualtions Dear Laurie on your beautiful winner...Aimee #6821876

Laurie Daily level-classic 11/28/2008 2:54:57 PM

Thanks so very much everyone for your constant support, comments and appreciate the congrats...hoping you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving with family and friends! #6821949

Denny E. Barnes level-classic 11/28/2008 4:05:27 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful image and win again, Laurie!! #6822233

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 11/28/2008 4:14:20 PM

So beautiful, congratulations Laurie! #6822260

Agnes Fegan level-classic 11/28/2008 4:49:13 PM

I really love this Laurie...congratulations! #6822414

Michael Umbreit level-classic 11/28/2008 5:01:52 PM

Laurie - Congratulations on your win!! - Mike #6822495

Mary K. Robison level-classic 11/28/2008 5:34:08 PM

Such a delicate image ~ a true work of art, Laurie!
Congratulations on your win! #6822637

Evy Johansen level-classic 11/28/2008 8:14:15 PM

Big congratulations! Beautiful win! #6823101

Renee Doyle level-classic 11/28/2008 10:51:20 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful winner Laurie! #6823408

Stefania Barbier level-classic 11/28/2008 11:33:27 PM


Barbara Waldoch level-classic 11/29/2008 12:02:10 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful Winners, Laurie! #6823641

Colette M. Metcalf level-classic 11/29/2008 4:31:20 AM

Congratulations once more!!!!! #6824248

Linda M. Walker 11/29/2008 4:50:37 AM

This is definitely a favorite of mine! A big congratulations,Laurie!!! #6824393

Stephanie Frey 11/29/2008 4:56:15 AM

Congratulations on another beautiful win, Laurie! #6824435

Elida Gutierrez 11/29/2008 10:17:51 AM



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"October Winners"


Tarun Bose 11/29/2008 10:36:51 AM

Big congrats Laurie for your excellent winner. #6825663

MELODIE C. ROBERTS level-classic 11/29/2008 12:03:29 PM

Awesome SiS!!!
Congratulations on another Great Winner!! #6826056

Cary Rogers 11/29/2008 12:26:13 PM

CONGRATS on another great Winner, Laurie!! great element composition, tall crop, and artistic fx! #6826126

Laurie Daily level-classic 11/29/2008 1:23:09 PM

Thanks so very much everyone for your most wonderful congrats! #6826341

Jennifer L. Alder level-classic 11/29/2008 3:41:17 PM

Big congrats, Laurie, on this stunning winner! :) #6826820

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 11/29/2008 4:51:17 PM

Congratulations on your win!! This is so beautiful Laurie! #6827072

Susan Fox 11/29/2008 7:25:24 PM

Congratulations Laurie! #6827612

frank w. degenhardt level-classic 11/30/2008 6:17:38 AM

Laurie- Everything about this picture speaks of elegant beauty. The presentation is just stunning. Congratulations on this most spectacular win. Way to go girl. #6829320

Linda Blair 12/1/2008 1:23:41 PM

Congratulations....this is fantastic!!!!! #6835549

Laurie Daily level-classic 12/1/2008 2:27:16 PM

Thanks so very much Jennifer, Donna, Susan, Frank, and Linda!

The only reason this image made it to the finals was because of all the BP folks who inspire me always to try new things...and keep on pushing. Thank YOU!!! #6835857

Michael G. Marshall level-classic 12/2/2008 7:18:19 AM

Congratulations Laurie on another beautiful winning image! Michael #6839223

Janet Daniel level-classic 12/2/2008 10:37:13 AM

I just love this floral, Laurie! A big congratulations! #6840097

Phil Stith level-classic 12/2/2008 2:01:21 PM

Great win, Laurie. Congratulations. #6840779

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1/250s at f/4.5 ISO 100 50mm macro lens. More work and experimenting with textures and layers. Textures are images from rust colored rocks found in my yard.

Exif: F Number: 4.5, Exposure Bias Value: -0.30, ExposureTime: 1/250 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 50.00 mm, Model: DSLR-A700

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