Foamflower Bloom

© Courtenay Vanderbilt

Foamflower Bloom

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe 11/20/2008 3:53:13 PM

Such beautiful colors, composition and details, Courtenay. Lovely!!! #1038791

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 11/20/2008 4:04:45 PM

Fantastic floral capture Courtenay, I never have seen one of these. #6781538

Courtenay Vanderbilt 11/20/2008 4:13:14 PM

Thank you Tammy!
Peaches you should be able to grow this in WI. Check out Dave's garden for details Thank you too!
Take care both of you! #6781559

Nancyj E. Hovey level-deluxe 11/20/2008 5:25:26 PM

WOW what a beautiful flower, and you have captured it with perfection, Courtenay. Awesome back ground, lighting, and composition. The color is unique and true. I love it. 8o) #6781738

Sam Britt 11/20/2008 6:10:02 PM

Beautiful floral, great color, composition & DOF, Courtenay. #6781917

Joan Powell 11/20/2008 6:58:28 PM

very pretty macro ! #6782063

Courtenay Vanderbilt 11/20/2008 7:33:21 PM

Thank you so very much Nancy, Sam, Sabrina and Joan! Admittedly this is a rather small flower but it is very intricate! The foliage is quite appealing too. #6782179

Kerry Hill 11/20/2008 7:56:06 PM

Fabulous detail and dof, beautifully captured, Courtenay!! #6782239

A P 11/20/2008 8:22:25 PM

Truly beautiful Courtenay. Wonderful clarity and details, color and light. Beautiful BG as well. #6782298

Colleen Farrell level-deluxe 11/20/2008 10:48:16 PM

Wow, this is sensational, Courtenay! You've got a winner here, imo! #6782635

Courtenay Vanderbilt 11/21/2008 3:56:46 AM

Wow! Thank you guys so much! What a treat to wake up to these wonderful comments. #6783470

Mike Clime 11/21/2008 4:00:52 AM

Very beautiful capture, Courtenay! So did you go with the new lens? #6783504

Courtenay Vanderbilt 11/21/2008 4:44:18 AM

I did Mike! I got the Nikkor 105mm VR 2.8. Ouch! I got it on Tuesday but haven't had a chance to play with it yet. VERY windy today but I hope to take it for a spin this weekend. Thank you and thanks for asking! #6783726

Deb Koskovich 11/21/2008 5:28:13 AM

This is beautiful, Courtenay! Hope you get to play with your new lens soon :) #6783960

Courtenay Vanderbilt 11/21/2008 6:53:46 AM

Thanks Deb, me too! When are you coming to Atlanta???? #6784409

Patti Coblentz level-deluxe 11/21/2008 10:40:31 PM

Very pretty and unusal flower...wonderful capture of it's colors and details! Patti #6787160

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-deluxe 11/22/2008 10:25:59 AM

Thank you so much Patti! #6789404

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-deluxe 11/22/2008 2:46:30 PM

GORGEOUS, Courtenay!!!!! :-) ♫ k #6790143

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-deluxe 11/22/2008 3:02:59 PM

Many thanks Kitty! #6790200

Sherran Andersen level-deluxe 11/23/2008 8:06:53 AM

Wonderful colours in this great floral Courtenay. Sherran #6792545

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-deluxe 11/23/2008 11:10:29 AM

Thank you so much Sherran! #6793053

Keith Butler level-deluxe 11/23/2008 6:32:52 PM

Beautiful floral Courtenay! #6794445

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-deluxe 11/23/2008 6:37:37 PM

Thanks BP buddy! #6794458

Allen Hughes level-deluxe 11/23/2008 9:49:36 PM

What can I say... another stunning composition. #6794876

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-deluxe 11/24/2008 5:01:57 AM

Wow Allen, thank you so much! Your comments mean a lot! #6796332

Max Aureli level-deluxe 11/25/2008 12:41:25 PM

It must be beautiful your yard, Courtenay!! Great shot of a fantastic and unique flower!! Great macro with wonderful details!! Love the bouquet!! #6803505

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-deluxe 11/25/2008 1:06:15 PM

Well hello my friend! I'm glad to see you! #6803612

Sharon Sawyer level-deluxe 11/25/2008 8:10:28 PM

Hi ya Courtenay. I've never seen this beauty before and you did a fabulous job of capturing it's detail & colors. Well done, girlfriend !!!! #6805627

Jessica Jenney level-deluxe 11/30/2008 5:41:40 PM

Beautiful capture, Courtenay! Gorgeous color and detail!!! #6831767

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-deluxe 11/30/2008 6:02:14 PM

Hi Sharon! Thank you! I have been busy with Thanksgiving so I'm sorry not to have responded sooner.
Jessica hope you had a nice Thanksgiving, thank you too! #6831832

Nancyj E. Hovey level-deluxe 12/2/2008 3:07:12 AM

on your EFP for this beauty, Courtenay. I kept checking your gallery yesterday, in wait for this EFP to appear, and yep, this morning there it is... Awesome. 8o) #6838198

Lorna Shutter level-deluxe 12/2/2008 5:02:47 AM

Here comes the caboose! I'm behind Nancy this morning! Congratulations on your EFP for this very lovely image, Courtenay!!!!! Have a great day! :) #6838652

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-deluxe 12/2/2008 5:53:31 AM

You two are soooo funny! Thank you! I am grateful to the editors this month for their generosity! #6838875

Sharon 12/4/2008 4:17:52 AM

Perfectly beautiful!! The color & details are amazing! Very nice :) #6848558

Courtenay Vanderbilt 12/4/2008 5:32:33 AM

Thank you so much Sharon! #6848894

Usman M. Bajwa level-deluxe 12/7/2008 9:25:47 AM

This is a great macro shot with lovely details and beautiful composition, Courtenay.

UB. #6862664

Courtenay Vanderbilt 12/7/2008 1:43:06 PM

Many thanks Usman!! #6863612

Nancyj E. Hovey level-deluxe 12/21/2008 8:33:01 PM

for the FINALIST.... 8o) #6921614

Gail R. Schuett 12/21/2008 8:47:05 PM

Yes..congrats on ALL your Finalist!! wow. GAIL #6921706

ROLAN NARMAN 12/21/2008 9:45:47 PM

Congrats on this masterpiece finalist Courtenay! Best luck in the next round! #6922184

A P 12/21/2008 9:55:56 PM

CONGRATULATION Sweetie. One of my favorite florals of yours. #6922270

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 12/21/2008 10:50:42 PM

HUGE CONGRATS on ALL your finalist!!!
Best of luck in the next round!!! #6922593

Stefania Barbier level-deluxe 12/21/2008 11:14:23 PM

Congrats on you gorgeous finalist Courtenay! #6922771

Patti Coblentz level-deluxe 12/22/2008 5:02:55 AM

Congratulations, Courtenay!
Patti #6924802

Jessica Jenney level-deluxe 12/22/2008 5:11:19 AM

Congrats, Courtenay on your gorgeous finalist! #6924859

Lorna Shutter level-deluxe 12/22/2008 6:02:50 AM

WOW! WOW! WOW! You got so many Finalist Awards this month, Courtenay! ... and you deserved ALL of them! What a great Christmas gift! WTG, girl!Congratulations!!!!! :) #6925435

Vladan D. Djordjevic level-deluxe 12/22/2008 6:46:02 AM

Congratulations on your terrific finalist. #6925864

Max Aureli level-deluxe 12/22/2008 7:58:24 AM

Congratulations on your great Finalist, Court!!!!! :-)) #6926546

Margaret R. Barry level-deluxe 12/22/2008 9:06:44 AM

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist, Courtenay! #6927037

Colleen Farrell level-deluxe 12/22/2008 9:11:08 AM

Woohoo! Congratulations, Courtenay! #6927093

Dave Ombrello 12/22/2008 10:37:05 AM

A big congrats Courtenay, well deserving of recognition. #6927998

Keith Butler 12/22/2008 10:52:16 AM

Congratulations Courtenay! wtg #6928130

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 12/22/2008 12:14:48 PM

Congratulation on this wonderful finalists!!!!! :-) k #6928633

Joan Powell 12/22/2008 2:14:02 PM

Congrats !!! #6929324

Courtenay Vanderbilt 12/22/2008 3:02:29 PM

Thank you all sooooo much for your congratulations!
I appreciate every one! #6929599

Mike Clime 12/22/2008 3:35:39 PM

Congratulations on your finalist! #6929729

Sam Britt 12/22/2008 5:55:51 PM

Congratulations, terrific finalist, Courtenay!! #6930529

Daniella Puente 12/22/2008 7:54:28 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist :))) #6931203

Usman M. Bajwa level-deluxe 12/22/2008 8:06:41 PM

Gorgeous Florals. Congratulations and good luck in the next round.

UB. #6931262

Courtenay Vanderbilt 12/23/2008 4:35:14 AM

Thank you so much Mike, Sam, Daniella and Usman. Happy Holidays to everyone! #6933163

Sharon Sawyer 12/23/2008 11:58:18 AM

WTG, Courtenay!!! Congratulations on your three finalists, what a wonderful gift for Christmas. Happy Holidays, my friend! #6934756

Courtenay Vanderbilt 12/23/2008 12:34:10 PM

Thank you Sharon and Merry Christmas! #6934871

JO ANN CLEVELAND 12/26/2008 5:43:18 PM

Big Congratulations Courtenay!

It's beautiful, I have a yellow flower posted that looks kinda like this, I don't know what kind it is! lol

Hope you had a lovely Christmas, I've been "chillin" for a few days from posting!

jo ann c. #6945226

Dave Ombrello 1/27/2009 9:25:09 PM

Everytime I look at this I get amazed at the clarity you captured so well Courtenay. Excellent work all around. #7096411

Courtenay Vanderbilt 1/28/2009 4:52:34 AM

Many thanks Dave, you are so kind! #7097563

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1/500, 5.6, 60mm, ISO 400
I was hoping to play with my new 105mm lens this week, but have been too busy learning the 'back of the house' of our website. This is from spring of this year in my yard. It is the bloom of Tiarella wherryi, more commonly known as Foam Flower.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/5000 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 400, FocalLength: 60.00 mm, Model: NIKON D80

Uploaded on 11/20/2008 3:46:44 PM

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Camera: Nikon D80 Digital SLR Camera Photo Contest Finalist

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