Beauty in a Shabby World

© Colleen Farrell

Beauty in a Shabby World

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict 10/13/2008 11:38:32 PM

Lovely florals you have here, Colleen and awesome effects.

Dominick #1015978

Tommy E. Burgess 10/13/2008 11:41:22 PM

Very beautiful Collen! A real stand out still life with wonderful effects. #6595429

Stefania Barbier level-addict 10/13/2008 11:42:49 PM

spectacu;lar image, colors and PS work! #6595439

Tiia Vissak level-addict 10/14/2008 12:07:03 AM

beautifully done! #6595506

Jennifer L. Alder level-addict 10/14/2008 12:07:45 AM

Superb use of effect, set up, color and everything else. A fav for me, Colleen! #6595507

Evy Johansen level-addict 10/14/2008 12:14:17 AM

Gorgeous image, Colleen!! Wonderful work! #6595546

Renee Doyle level-addict 10/14/2008 12:18:29 AM

Winner!!! Fabulous work Colleen! #6595584

Gene Spears level-addict 10/14/2008 12:51:48 AM

beautiful, Colleen - love the color and textures! #6595717

Usman M. Bajwa level-addict 10/14/2008 1:24:03 AM

Love the still life you captured here, Colleen. Beautiful colors and b/g. Thanks for sharing. UB. #6595779

Eugenio Diaz level-addict 10/14/2008 2:46:04 AM

Awesome, lovely colours! Great effects and textures #6596058

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-addict 10/14/2008 2:46:06 AM

LOvely!! #6596059

Kate Baumgartner 10/14/2008 4:49:05 AM

Definitely an eye-catching image. Lovely texture and color. #6596530

Colette M. Metcalf 10/14/2008 5:13:02 AM

Beautiful!!! #6596683

Vladan D. Djordjevic 10/14/2008 5:15:09 AM

Fantastic image with terrific effects, colors and composition, Colleen! Lovely style! #6596695

Kumiko Parkinson 10/14/2008 5:24:38 AM

Outstanding colors and textures, beautiful, Colleen! #6596739

Linda D. Lester level-addict 10/14/2008 6:16:04 AM

love it...great BG! #6597017

Karen Slagle level-addict 10/14/2008 7:16:39 AM

Beautiful with wonderful effects. #6597282

Linda Blair level-addict 10/14/2008 7:34:57 AM

Love the bg on this beautiful image Colleen...great comp also!!!! #6597372

Cyn Valentine level-addict 10/14/2008 7:36:34 AM

Beautiful with great effect.. a stunner Colleen! #6597384

Tammy Espino level-addict 10/14/2008 7:40:59 AM

Stunning capture and I love your background as well as the lovely flower! #6597420

Arlene Krassner level-addict 10/14/2008 7:52:07 AM

What a stunning photo Colleen. #6597498

Karen E. Baumann level-addict 10/14/2008 9:04:15 AM

Very nice combination of colors and effects. Wonderfully done! #6597887

Karen Bacon level-addict 10/14/2008 9:15:35 AM

A beauty Colleen! Very well done as always! #6597953

Lisa J. Boulden level-addict 10/14/2008 9:21:04 AM

Wowzers, Colleen!
Such stunning work!
Love the colors and texture; the details and the light.
Betcha we'll see this one again!
Smiles, Lisa♥ #6597982

Colleen Farrell level-addict 10/14/2008 9:21:45 AM

Thanks so much for the great comments, everybody! #6597983

Jessica Jenney level-addict 10/14/2008 9:22:43 AM

Gorgeous work, Colleen! I love the contrast of bright color of flower and vase against muted textured background! #6597992

Amy M. Wilson 10/14/2008 10:39:08 AM

Wow, wow, wow! This is GORGEOUS Colleen, I love everything about it; the colors, the comp, the lighting, the effects, just beautiful and a favorite! #6598229

A P 10/14/2008 11:42:11 AM

Love the muted textured background and the bright cheery colored flower. Just wonderful, Colleen #6598465

Jim Huffield 10/14/2008 12:15:56 PM

Lovely piece of art, Colleen. Jim #6598600

Eivor Kuchta 10/14/2008 12:19:17 PM

Wonderful, Colleen! I love the contrast between the background and the lovely flower. #6598611

Daniella Puente 10/14/2008 1:16:08 PM

WOW Colleen how you do to makes this florals SO AWESOME!!! Into my FAVS right now...I simple love your tones, composition and textures on this :) #6598913

Bonnie C. Lackey 10/14/2008 1:18:31 PM

You are a master at this art form, Colleen! #6598925

Bill Knaps 10/14/2008 1:51:20 PM

A most beautiful capture and work Colleen. Bill #6599073

Colleen Farrell level-addict 10/14/2008 2:23:21 PM

Thank you so much for the great comments, Jessica, Amy, Ann, Jim, Eivor, Daniella, Bonnie and Bill! I really appreciate your encouragement and support!


Nancy (Peaches) Harker 10/14/2008 2:26:14 PM

Awsome effetcs and capture Colleen! #6599225

Carol Sawyer 10/14/2008 2:28:13 PM

Beautiful image, colors and textures, Colleen! #6599230

Lorri Shank 10/14/2008 3:02:06 PM

Love this! #6599326

anonymous 10/14/2008 4:27:53 PM

Another Beautiful still life Colleen! You have your own Beautiful style that I would recognize anyway! Love It! B- #6599588

Sam Britt 10/14/2008 5:05:47 PM

Beautiful floral still life, Colleen. Great composition, color & effects. #6599680

Kathleen K. Parker level-addict 10/14/2008 9:01:17 PM

WONDERFUL!!!!!!! I cannot get over your work. It is so unique and amazing, Colleen!
kk #6600330

KARU WIJESUNDARA. A.N.P.A.S. level-addict 10/14/2008 11:39:38 PM


KARU. #6600542

Steven E. Ray level-addict 10/15/2008 1:16:02 AM

This is so much my style of design lately. I really like what you have done here, Colleen. Just perfect in so many ways. One of those that I could enjoy on my wall... in my home... next to my computer :) #6600937

Colleen Farrell level-addict 10/15/2008 8:24:17 AM

Thank you so much for the fabulous comments, everybody! I really appreciate your encouragement!


Dianna Murphy 10/15/2008 8:31:47 AM

Sensational my friend! #6603079

Deb Koskovich 10/15/2008 1:48:45 PM

What a clever concept, and wonderful presentation, Colleen! Super use of layers and textures. #6604508

Laurie Daily level-addict 10/15/2008 3:48:20 PM

Visiting your gallery is such a trip, Colleen...I hate to leave but I always bring away so much. Your work with layers and textures and composition of even the most simple and ordinary continues to amaze and inspire me so. I know I do not get over to visit often, but when I do I am totally overwhelmed...just beautiful! #6604943

Margaret R. Barry level-addict 10/15/2008 4:04:25 PM

Stunning, Colleen. Gorgeous colors, composition and treatment. A fav for me! #6604986

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-addict 10/15/2008 7:26:48 PM

Incredible colors and effects in this wonderful still life, Colleen!!!!! ♫ k #6605716

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-addict 10/15/2008 7:43:20 PM

Beautiful representation! Love the effect and the result! #6605804

Colleen Farrell level-addict 10/17/2008 7:53:28 AM

Thank you so much, Dianna, Deb, Laurie, Margaret, Kitty and Courtenay! #6613907

Renata Gusciora 10/17/2008 10:05:38 AM

Outstanding presentation,awesome image,Colleen! #6614519

Robert Baer 10/17/2008 4:26:25 PM

your creativity never ceases to amaze me. this is just beautiful! #6615969

Susan Fox 10/17/2008 5:30:13 PM

Absolute perfection! #6616146

Colleen Farrell level-addict 10/17/2008 6:59:02 PM

Thank you so much, Renata, Justin and Susan! #6616417

Dale Hardin 10/18/2008 9:57:01 AM

You are definitely in a groove girl. This series of images are spectacular. This image is a masterpiece of color and texture that could compete on any museum wall. #6618851

Sherran Andersen level-addict 10/19/2008 1:52:21 PM

Wonderful comp, colours and effects Colleen. Sherran #6623204

Colleen Farrell level-addict 10/20/2008 6:40:07 PM

Thanks for the wonderful comments, Dale and Sherran! #6629503

Leslie McLain level-addict 10/23/2008 6:25:26 PM

Beautiful dahlia--great effects. #6649184

Susan M. Campbell level-addict 10/25/2008 9:38:09 AM

Nice PS work Colleen. Your effects have turned this into a beautiful work of art. #6658386

Colleen Farrell level-addict 10/27/2008 1:15:07 PM

Thank you so much, Leslie and Susan! #6668262

Bill Knaps 10/27/2008 1:15:49 PM

Colleen Congrats on this and all your other well deserved EP's for the month and I am sure you have more to come. Bill #6668268

Max Aureli 10/29/2008 8:19:47 AM

Fantastic composition!! Great light, colors and textures, Colleen!!! #6678351

Joannie Bertucci level-addict 10/29/2008 9:40:06 PM

Flawless, just plain flawless Colleen!
Congrats on a "flawless" EP! :-) #6681274

Colleen Farrell level-addict 10/30/2008 12:24:33 AM

Thank you, Bill, Max and Joannie! #6681615

Anita Bower 11/11/2008 4:17:54 AM

Lovely! I am glad I discovered your gallery (congratulations on Photo of the Day!). Are you using textures with some of these images, such as this one? #6738564

Colleen Farrell level-addict 11/12/2008 11:06:19 PM

Thank you, Anita! Yes, this is a texture layered in from another image. #6748105

Sharon Sawyer level-addict 11/25/2008 7:34:45 PM

WHOOOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOOO, that's two so far. Congratulations, Colleen, and all the best in the next round. #6805222

Max Aureli 11/25/2008 7:51:16 PM

Congratulations on the Finalist, Colleen!!! #6805404

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict 11/25/2008 8:24:14 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Colleen! #6805814

Karen E. Baumann level-addict 11/25/2008 8:36:15 PM

Congratulations on this lovely image, and on your finalists! #6805934

Corinne M. Thompson level-addict 11/25/2008 8:39:17 PM

Another beautiful Finalist, congrats! #6805962

Terry L. Ellis level-addict 11/25/2008 8:45:52 PM

Another fabulous finalist, Colleen! Congratulations. Beautiful work. #6806016

frank w. degenhardt level-addict 11/25/2008 9:03:56 PM

Coleen- Congratulations on finalist for this beautiful artwork. Best wishes in the next round. #6806195

Deb Koskovich 11/25/2008 9:24:11 PM

Huge congrats, Colleen...I love this! #6806442

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 11/25/2008 9:25:06 PM

Congratulations, again, on this wonderful finalist!!!!!! Good luck in the next round!!!!! :-) k #6806451

Cindy Bendush level-addict 11/25/2008 9:33:46 PM

Perfect! Congratulations on your finalist! #6806565

Susan Fox 11/25/2008 9:40:43 PM

Congrats Colleen!!!!!!! #6806665

Stefania Barbier level-addict 11/25/2008 9:52:56 PM

another superb finalist Colleen, huge congrats!!! #6806822

Susan M. Campbell level-addict 11/25/2008 10:33:56 PM

Congrats on your finalist. #6807093

Tommy E. Burgess 11/25/2008 10:36:30 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Collen!!! Best of Luck.
:) Tommy #6807107

Usman M. Bajwa level-addict 11/25/2008 11:06:16 PM

WTG Colleen ....Congrats. and good luck in the next round.

UB. #6807272

Teresa A. Burnett level-addict 11/25/2008 11:25:00 PM

And huge congratulations on this beautiful finalist Colleen!! Best of luck in the next round!! #6807374

Anne M. Young 11/26/2008 12:31:50 AM

Congratulations - stunning! #6807603

Heidi Knight 11/26/2008 1:16:08 AM

Another stunning finalist! Congrats Colleen ;0) #6807849

Heidi Knight 11/26/2008 3:33:54 AM

congratulations, Colleen. Your florals are awesome. I love the combination of elements, colors and textures here. #6808206

Heidi Knight 11/26/2008 3:33:55 AM

congratulations, Colleen. Your florals are awesome. I love the combination of elements, colors and textures here. #6808207

Katarina Mansson 11/26/2008 3:42:19 AM

Great work Colleen; congratulations! #6808262

Bill Wyatt 11/26/2008 4:55:29 AM

WOW this is gorgeous! Congratulations! #6808935

Leslie McLain level-addict 11/26/2008 5:11:07 AM

Congrats on your beautiful finalist. #6809055

Jessica Jenney level-addict 11/26/2008 5:24:42 AM

Congrats, Colleen on your beautiful finalist!!!! #6809157

Amy M. Wilson 11/26/2008 5:42:49 AM

Congratulations on this GORGEOUS finalist, Colleen! #6809339

Vladan D. Djordjevic 11/26/2008 6:04:31 AM

Congratulations on this SUPERB finalist, Colleen! Terrific creativity! #6809532

Elida Gutierrez 11/26/2008 7:14:16 AM

Congratulations for your FINALIST!!! #6809950

Sam Britt 11/26/2008 8:05:03 AM

Congratulations, beautiful finalist, Colleen! #6810367

Debra R. Harder 11/26/2008 9:06:19 AM

Congratulations again, Colleen, on another STELLAR finalist! #6810739

anonymous 11/26/2008 9:25:06 AM

Congratulations Colleen on another beautiful finalist! Good luck in the next round! B- #6810922

Laurie Daily level-addict 11/26/2008 9:44:22 AM

Another congratulations to you on this very beautiful finalist, Colleen!!!

Susan Heath level-addict 11/26/2008 10:33:56 AM

Outstanding floral! What an exciting finalist! Congrats! #6811268

Lisa J. Boulden level-addict 11/26/2008 11:27:40 AM

Knew it!
Big congratz, Colleen!
~Lisa #6811597

Stephanie Frey level-addict 11/26/2008 11:32:18 AM

Congrats on another beautiful Finalist, Colleen! #6811631

Patricia Ronan level-addict 11/26/2008 2:00:14 PM

Congrats on your 2 gorgeous finalists Colleen:) #6812349

SaMi Martin level-addict 11/26/2008 7:21:08 PM

Congrats Colleen; this is beautiful! #6813661

Datha Y. Thompson level-addict 11/26/2008 7:56:50 PM

Congratulations Again Colleen!! Gorgeous :0) #6813830

Colleen Farrell level-addict 11/26/2008 11:18:20 PM

Thanks so much, everybody--I appreciate it! #6814385

Renata Gusciora 11/27/2008 5:12:10 AM

Big congratulations on this wonderful finalist,Colleen!!!:-) #6815427

Janet Daniel level-addict 11/27/2008 7:24:46 AM

So beautiful, Colleen! A big congrats! All the best to you! #6815923

Eugenio Diaz 11/27/2008 11:31:37 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, Colleen! #6816680

Sylvia Rossler 11/27/2008 3:05:59 PM

Big congrats on your superb finalist :)  #6817110

Ellen Hodges level-addict 11/27/2008 7:55:17 PM

Congrats on your two wonderful finalists, Colleen!! #6817801

Nikki McDonald level-addict 11/28/2008 7:06:23 AM

Beautiful finalists, Colleen -- love this one. Good luck in the next round. #6819499

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-addict 11/28/2008 7:14:35 AM

Huge congratulations on yet another beautiful Finalist,Colleen!! #6819532

Jeff Robinson level-addict 11/28/2008 7:25:19 AM

Congrats Colleen on this Beautiful Finalist! Jeff #6819588

Colleen Farrell level-addict 11/28/2008 9:11:48 AM

Thank you, everybody! #6820038

Nadya Johnson 11/28/2008 9:37:37 AM

So beautiful, and so well done! I love the vintage mood of this! Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist, Colleen! #6820180

Daniella Puente 11/28/2008 11:18:13 AM


Renata Gusciora 11/28/2008 11:28:29 AM

Huge congratulations on this superb winner,Colleen!!! #6820604

Bill Wyatt 11/28/2008 11:43:54 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful winner! #6820700

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 11/28/2008 11:49:17 AM

Congratulations on this awesome win, Colleen!!!!! :-) ♫ k #6820748

Tiia Vissak 11/28/2008 11:50:36 AM

Congratulations on your winner! #6820762

Alex T. Mizuno 11/28/2008 11:51:14 AM

Congratulations on your win Colleen!!! Your images are always inspiring!!! #6820770

Jessica Jenney level-addict 11/28/2008 12:02:30 PM

Congratulations, Colleen on your gorgeous winner! #6820857

Angie Sidles level-addict 11/28/2008 12:49:53 PM

Big Congrats on this amazing winner Colleen!!! #6821179

Brett Dolsen 11/28/2008 12:54:34 PM

Congratulations on this beautifull wnner Colleen!!Brett #6821223

ALLEN O. HOWARD 11/28/2008 12:55:48 PM

Way to go, Colleen! A beauty and a winner! #6821232

Sam Britt 11/28/2008 1:04:35 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful 2nd place win, Colleen! #6821310

Tammy Espino 11/28/2008 1:14:44 PM

Congrats on your beautiful win!!! :)) #6821388

Colleen Farrell level-addict 11/28/2008 1:17:50 PM

Thanks so much, everybody! I'm really pleased. :) #6821408

Vladan D. Djordjevic 11/28/2008 1:20:41 PM

Congratulations on your FANTASTIC winner, Colleen! You are super artist! #6821426

Tammy Espino 11/28/2008 1:22:27 PM

Congrats on a beautiful win~ :) #6821434

Anita Hogue 11/28/2008 1:40:40 PM

Coleeen, CONGRATULATIONS! #6821541

Debra R. Harder 11/28/2008 1:45:41 PM


A P 11/28/2008 2:18:48 PM

How could it miss. I think you have more congrats then the first place winner. Must be nice to be so P-O-P-U-L-A-R!! Well here's mine YYYAAAHHH WTGGF Awesome and BIG CONGRATULATIONS from Phantom and his Mom. #6821767

Aimee S. McMaster 11/28/2008 2:36:01 PM this is awesome Colleen....such a beautiful winner...congratualtions..Aimee #6821881

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-addict 11/28/2008 2:37:44 PM

Congratulations Colleen, you have a beautiful winning image here!!! WTG! #6821888

Claudia Kuhn level-addict 11/28/2008 2:49:22 PM

Beautiful Colleen, congratulations on your win! #6821929

Susie Peek-Swint 11/28/2008 3:00:54 PM

Beautiful capture and effects Colleen ~ many congrats on this lovely winner! #6821976

Laurie Daily level-addict 11/28/2008 3:05:43 PM

Congratulations, Colleen on your beautiful winner! You constantly amaze and inspire me so!


Teresa A. Burnett level-addict 11/28/2008 3:49:27 PM

Huge congratulations Colleen on the beautiful and well deserved win!!! #6822166

Ken Smith level-addict 11/28/2008 4:55:22 PM

Perfection! Congrats, Colleen! #6822455

Agnes Fegan level-addict 11/28/2008 4:55:31 PM

Congratulations on your winning image Colleen! #6822456

Michael Umbreit level-addict 11/28/2008 5:18:24 PM

Colleen - Congratulations on your win!! - Mike #6822588

Sylvia Rossler 11/28/2008 5:50:03 PM

WTG !! Big congrats on your stunning winner :o) #6822706

Mary K. Robison 11/28/2008 5:53:54 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your well-deserved win for this work of art, Colleen!

Colleen Farrell level-addict 11/28/2008 7:23:22 PM

Thank you so much, everybody! I really appreciate your congrats and support! #6822967

Drena Clementino 11/28/2008 7:38:30 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful win, Colleen!! #6823006

Evy Johansen level-addict 11/28/2008 8:24:39 PM

Big congratulations on your wonderful win, Colleen!! #6823136

Sharon Sawyer level-addict 11/28/2008 8:29:49 PM

WTG, Colleen !!!! Congratulations on your awesome win. #6823153

Max Aureli 11/28/2008 9:10:02 PM

Congratulations on your Winner, Colleen!! #6823218

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-addict 11/28/2008 9:17:57 PM

Huge congratulations,Colleen!! #6823234

Tommy E. Burgess 11/28/2008 11:03:58 PM

Congratulations on this outstanding winner Colleen!! WTG! #6823441

Renee Doyle level-addict 11/28/2008 11:08:42 PM

So pleased to see this win Gold!!! Big congratulations Colleen!!! #6823450

Barbara Waldoch 11/28/2008 11:37:43 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful Winner, Colleen! #6823553

Stefania Barbier level-addict 11/28/2008 11:40:56 PM


Margaret R. Barry level-addict 11/29/2008 12:18:59 AM

Congratulations on your fantastic winner, Colleen! #6823711

Arlene Krassner level-addict 11/29/2008 4:04:00 AM

Congratulations Colleen #6824144

Colette M. Metcalf level-addict 11/29/2008 4:40:30 AM

Congratulations!!! WTG! #6824318

Kumiko Parkinson level-addict 11/29/2008 4:51:54 AM

Congratulations, Colleen!! Bravo! #6824404

Linda M. Walker level-addict 11/29/2008 5:01:42 AM

Beautiful! Congratulations #6824453

Stephanie Frey level-addict 11/29/2008 5:05:10 AM

Big congratulations on this beautiful win, Colleen!! #6824468

Max Aureli level-addict 11/29/2008 5:14:55 AM

Congratulations on your fantastic Winner, Colleen!!! :-)) #6824501

Irene Colling level-addict 11/29/2008 6:29:37 AM

Time to celebrate!!!
Big, big Congratulations Colleen. #6824709

Wally Orlowsky 11/29/2008 8:19:20 AM

Congratulations on this beautifully composed winner, Colleen! #6825058

Elida Gutierrez 11/29/2008 10:27:27 AM



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Tarun Bose 11/29/2008 10:48:29 AM

Big congrats Colleen for your excellent winner. #6825736

Lindley Johnson level-addict 11/29/2008 11:19:47 AM

Gorgeous winner, Colleen. I love the colors of the flower and the vase, and the wonderfully textured background. Huge congratulations! #6825880

Murry Grigsby 11/29/2008 12:37:51 PM

Congatulations on your terrific image and win Colleen!! #6826165

Cary Rogers 11/29/2008 12:48:48 PM

BIG CONGRATS, on this Winner, Colleen!! great artistic fx and fine arts look!! #6826215

Nadya Johnson 11/29/2008 12:49:43 PM

Congratulations on your fabulous winner, Colleen! #6826218

Colleen Farrell level-addict 11/29/2008 12:57:44 PM

Thank you, everybody! I'm really happy this won. :) #6826253

Judy V. Kennamer level-addict 11/29/2008 1:47:11 PM

Congrats on your beautiful WINNER Colleen!! #6826449

Courtenay Vanderbilt 11/29/2008 3:36:47 PM

CONGRATULATIONS Colleen!!! ;-)) #6826801

Jennifer L. Alder 11/29/2008 3:46:20 PM

Still a fav for me! Big congrats, Colleen, on this amazing floral winner :) #6826836

Lois Adomite level-addict 11/29/2008 4:13:39 PM

Congratulations on this winner. Lovely colors, composition and effects. Lois #6826923

Terry L. Ellis level-addict 11/29/2008 5:44:58 PM

Congratulations, Colleen! A fantastic winning image! #6827223

Dr. Harmeet Singh 11/29/2008 6:55:25 PM

Congrats on your beautiful WINNER Colleen

Susan Fox 11/29/2008 7:24:20 PM

Congratulations on your super beautiful winning photo Colleen!!!! #6827606

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-addict 11/29/2008 7:27:42 PM

Beautiful in every way, Colleen !! Congratulations on a well deserved Second Place win. #6827620

Nadine A. Lewis level-addict 11/30/2008 4:57:36 AM

A HUGE CONGRATS, Colleen...this is sooooo deserving!!!! <>< #6828952

frank w. degenhardt level-addict 11/30/2008 6:25:33 AM

Coleen- The beauty of this floral presentation is stunning and so artful. I am so happy that you received the honor of a win for this amazing work. Congratulations my friend. #6829344

Jean E. Hildebrant 11/30/2008 8:44:44 AM

You do florals so beautifully, Colleen! Congrat's to you on your win!!! #6829782

Joannie Bertucci level-addict 11/30/2008 9:53:10 AM

Colleen, can you stand one more congratulations on this stunning win?

Colleen Farrell level-addict 11/30/2008 4:27:06 PM

Thank you so much, everybody!! And yes, Joannie, I can easily stand one more congrats! LOL :) #6831565

Elizabeth A. Marker 12/2/2008 9:32:25 AM

I love the bold colors and details as well as the antique effect you added!
It's gorgeous! #6839905

Janet Daniel level-addict 12/2/2008 11:04:48 AM

Congratulations on this incredibly gorgeous win, Colleen! #6840196

Phil Stith 12/2/2008 2:04:13 PM

Another beautiful winner, Colleen! #6840801

Chris Ebben 12/2/2008 8:39:15 PM

Congratulations!! This is a wonderful image & great title...... You know that's just how I feel sometimes, until I look in the mirror that is!! Good work=^..^= #6842334

Carol Teal 12/3/2008 1:07:28 AM

Wow Colleen...this is just as gorgeous as all your other beautiful flower images! Congrats on your winner! I have not even had time to check out the finalists lately, nor enter many photos. But I just dropped in to peek and saw the gold! #6842915

Colleen Farrell level-addict 12/3/2008 8:25:39 AM

Thank you so much, Elizabeth, Janet, Phil, Chris and Carol! #6844744

Raymond Pauly level-addict 12/3/2008 5:07:15 PM

Wow! Beautiful capture and treatment, Colleen! I had missed this one... have not been commenting much lately. Big congratulations to you! #6846612

Eugenio Diaz 12/3/2008 5:41:38 PM

Huge congrats, Colleen on your AMAZING Winner!!!!!
WELL done and Well deserved!!!!
AMAZING imagE!!!! #6846748

Laura L. Gonzales level-addict 12/4/2008 9:06:07 PM

WTG Colleen!!!!! Congratulations on this fantastic WINNER!!! So pretty, and I love the effects and color!!! Great work! Laura #6852516

Bill Knaps 12/7/2008 11:42:25 AM

Colleen congrats on a well deserved winner. It is beautiful. Bill #6863173

Colleen Farrell level-addict 12/7/2008 11:59:15 AM

Thanks so much, Raymond, Eugenio, Laura and Bill! #6863238

Nancyj E. Hovey level-addict 12/13/2008 3:19:50 AM

on this well deserved award....WOW,

I love your gallery, your talent, and your effects of creativity....

It is an honor to place you on my favorites list. 8o) #6886455

Colleen Farrell level-addict 12/19/2008 9:06:33 AM

Thank you so much, Nancyj! I appreciate it. :) #6912480

Kaye Burazin 12/20/2008 2:50:00 PM

You leave us envious of the superb quality of your PS skills. More than art it oozes with creativity and individuality. #6917012

Colleen Farrell level-addict 12/21/2008 10:32:58 AM

Thank you so much, Kaye! I really appreciate your comments! #6919800

Bill Wyatt 12/23/2008 3:54:21 AM

Stunning work Congratulations on your winner! #6932965

Courtenay Vanderbilt 12/23/2008 5:09:40 AM

CONGRATULATIONS Colleen! WTG!!!! #6933312

Raymond Pauly level-addict 12/23/2008 1:52:42 PM

WTG! Congratulations, Colleen! Beautiful winner! #6935064

Lois Adomite level-addict 12/23/2008 3:29:39 PM

Congratulations on your winning photo. Lois #6935394

Colleen Farrell level-addict 12/23/2008 5:14:30 PM

Thank you, Bill, Courtenay, Raymond, and Lois! #6935728

Boyd L. Alexander 12/27/2008 4:44:04 AM

Colleen, this is breath taking! I feel like I am looking at a beautiful work of art that was painted by an "Old Master". You really are an artist with the lens!!! #6946291

Boyd L. Alexander 12/27/2008 4:49:35 AM

Congratulations on you win!!!!!! #6946319

Colleen Farrell level-addict 12/28/2008 2:58:23 PM

Thank you so much, Boyd! I really appreciate your wonderful comments! #6950910

Anita Bower 8/12/2009 4:12:02 PM

Getting to the bottom of the comments is quite a chore! :-)

Lovely. Love what you did with textures.

Question: What did you do to keep the flower bright and clear?

Anita #7842895

Colleen Farrell level-addict 8/12/2009 7:06:06 PM

Thanks very much, Anita!

I just masked out the texture over the blossom. It's a very bright dahlia to begin with--I've got more blooming now! :) #7843199

Anita Bower 8/13/2009 3:04:17 AM

Thank you. It certainly is a beauty!! #7843796

Colleen Farrell level-addict 8/13/2009 5:43:45 PM

Thanks so much, Anita! #7846017

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