Colette M. Metcalf 3/14/2005 5:08:47 AM

Beautiful image Arya!! #224819

Claudia Kuhn 3/14/2005 5:51:14 AM

Looks like a nice pencil drawing, beautiful! #1171009

Tammy Scott 3/14/2005 6:01:13 AM

Gorgeous shot, Arya!!1 I love the effect you used! #1171066

Donald K. Cherry 3/14/2005 6:04:45 AM

Excellent effects, Arya! #1171079

Carla Metzler 3/14/2005 6:11:42 AM

Wonderful effects, Arya! #1171125

S J 3/14/2005 6:17:51 AM

Excellent effects, Aray!! Very very creative!! #1171159

Arya Bandyopadhyay 3/14/2005 7:47:08 AM

Thank you all for your kind comments, Colette, Claudia, Tammy, Donald, Carla and Sanjay!!! #1171452

Paul Michko 3/14/2005 8:29:31 AM

Wonderful detail captured here, Arya. #1171601

Steve Mescha 3/14/2005 8:35:01 AM

I love the effects on this, Arya. I'm just not sure about the vertical presentation. We'll see how quickly I get voted down. (Big smile) #1171617

Cindy Paquette 3/14/2005 9:57:01 AM

Ohhhhh Myyyyyyyy Arya....this image is such a beauty! I love this! It's beautiful the way it is, but I do see what Steve is seeing/saying. I bet it would look stunning horizontal as well! #1171769

Arya Bandyopadhyay 3/14/2005 10:25:12 AM

Thanks, Paul, Steve and Cindy!!! Here's all the three decide!!
As far as i'm concerned, I like the light falling from above!!! #1171814

Arya Bandyopadhyay 3/14/2005 10:32:11 AM

The versions.... #1171829

Kathleen Clemons 3/14/2005 11:40:04 AM

I like them all, Arya! #1171971

Steve Mescha 3/14/2005 11:40:35 AM

You're right, Aria. Isn't it funny how our eye can detect where the light should be coming from. Of the rotated shots, 90 ccw looks the closest to natural to me. #1171972

Dan Holm 3/14/2005 11:44:04 AM

Wow!! This is AWESOME, Arya!! Absolutely gorgeous! #1171978

Mata Patan 3/14/2005 12:50:48 PM

WOW Arya!!!!!!!!!! Very very very very nice!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #1172193

Deborah C. Lewinson 3/14/2005 3:00:52 PM

Stunning image, Arya!!!!
-Debby #1172426

Marsha S. Smith 3/14/2005 3:28:22 PM

They are all gorgeous, Arya. I vote for the one you originally posted - vertical with light coming from the top. #1172491

Cindy Paquette 3/14/2005 4:26:38 PM

Wow WHEE...I love them all as well! Have to say this though are correct...the flower looks fabulous with the light shining down from above...still love the 90 CW tho, but the original is the best as far as lighing the entire image! Thank you Arya for posting the otheres!! #1172694

William C. Raco 3/14/2005 4:38:59 PM

Just beautiful, Arya!
I love the b/w format, detail and presentation.
The vertical format makes it unique and interesting.
Good job!

bill #1172735

Debra Booth 3/14/2005 6:49:38 PM

Beautiful, Arya! I just love the shading and texture in this! #1173036

Arya Bandyopadhyay 3/14/2005 8:46:54 PM

Thank you all for partcipating in this discussion! Thank you, Steve, for initiating it!!
One thing is a object or a human face from below is unnatural..
Nature has shown us that the key light from anywhere along the path of the sun is the best... #1173125

Gaurav Mehra 3/14/2005 8:55:55 PM

Splendid work sir!!! Love the sharpening curves, the light effects & the b&w tone. Great composition & details. #1173131

Stanley J. Contrades 3/14/2005 11:42:41 PM

Excellent effects work, lines, and lighting on this beauty, Arya! I'll have to vote for the vertical format on this composition :-)!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1173208

Cathy Stancil 3/20/2005 8:43:44 AM

ooohhhh...Sooo awesome Arya ! Beautiful... #1192761

Arya Bandyopadhyay 3/20/2005 8:48:08 AM

Gaurav, Stan and Cathy, thanks a lot!!! #1192772

Anette Linnea Rasmussen 3/24/2005 3:42:54 AM

Absolutely gorgeous Arya! Love your comp and effect, job well done!

Best wishes, Linnea #1202544

Arya Bandyopadhyay 3/24/2005 8:22:21 AM

Thanks, Linnea!! Best wishes to you!! #1203476

Danilo Piccioni 4/21/2005 1:51:30 AM

Congrats!!! Arya this is a very well deserved finalist! #1273038

Mata Patan 4/21/2005 3:30:48 AM

Congratulations! #1273410

Kathleen K. Parker 4/21/2005 4:53:10 AM

Congratulations, Arya!
kathleen #1273932

S J 4/21/2005 5:44:19 AM

Many Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Arya!! #1274368

Dan Holm 4/21/2005 9:41:13 AM

CONGRATULATIONS, Arya!!!! A MOST deserving Finalist!!! Best of luck with this in the next round!! #1276120

Cindy Paquette 4/21/2005 10:01:40 AM

Oh Arya.,...I'm so pleased to see this beautiful image here!! Congratulations on your Finalist Win!!! #1276284

Gaurav Mehra 4/21/2005 10:21:09 PM

My heartiest congratulations to you, Sir!!! #1278971

Mary N C. Taitt 7/23/2005 9:05:22 AM

Nice shot, nice work, congratulations! Mary #1626242

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