Red Eye

S J 3/16/2005 12:10:38 AM

Wow!! Very cool find and OUTSTANDING capture, Dan!! I've never ever seen a rose like that!!!! You're really amazing!!! #225510

The Italian Eye 3/16/2005 12:14:24 AM

Wow! look at that red how it pops out f the picture! incredile details! (again! shame on you!LOL)
Dado #1178557

Stan J. Contrades 3/16/2005 12:40:54 AM

And it just keeps rolling on :-)!! This is incredible, Dan, and the clarity and color is stunningly beautiful! Awesome!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1178613

Mata Patan 3/16/2005 12:42:52 AM

Wondeful, I love the compact petals ready to bloom! The red color pops up from the black!! Beautiful! #1178618

Gaurav Mehra 3/16/2005 1:02:49 AM

Awesome macro Dan!!! Love the color of the rose & the angle of the capture. #1178652

Jordi Delgado 3/16/2005 1:21:39 AM

WOWOWOW!!! That is G O R G E O U S, Dan!!!

:-)) #1178686

Paul Michko 3/16/2005 2:19:44 AM

You lose!!! LOL Great capture, Dan. Very mesmorizing. #1178778

Donald K. Cherry 3/16/2005 2:46:23 AM

Beautiful macro, Dan! #1178834

Stephanie Lyons 3/16/2005 3:04:35 AM

Beautiful! I love the deep saturated colors in this Dan. #1178870

Janet L. Skinner 3/16/2005 3:45:02 AM

What an awesome rose!! Beautiful macro, Dan!!! #1178978

Tom Andersen 3/16/2005 3:48:11 AM

Just another one of your beauties, Dan! Excellent! #1178992

Tammy Scott 3/16/2005 4:07:38 AM

What an outstanding macro, Dan!!! That rose is perfect! #1179071

Cathy Gregor 3/16/2005 4:20:29 AM

Perfectly beautiful, Dan!
Like your caption as well.
-cathy #1179125

Stacey M 3/16/2005 4:34:50 AM

Wow Dan, I'll take that red eye any day. Bautiful capture of a beautiful rose! #1179193

Judy S. Fung 3/16/2005 4:44:13 AM

Very beautiful macro image, Dan!! #1179251

Carla Metzler 3/16/2005 5:02:58 AM

Beautiful, Dan! #1179369

Roger Bernabo 3/16/2005 5:09:45 AM

Absolutely beautiful Dan! #1179413

Charlene Bayerle 3/16/2005 6:07:43 AM

It's a beauty Dan!!!! #1179843

Shelly A. Van Camp 3/16/2005 6:43:26 AM

This is really beautiful!! Well done.......Shelly #1180035

Stan Kwasniowski 3/16/2005 8:04:22 AM

Dan, great photograph, but I see a slight smile on the roses face lol

Stan Kwasniowski #1180420

Mary J. Costa Pearson 3/16/2005 8:41:33 AM

beautiful shot Dan! #1180550

Kara Hendricks 3/16/2005 9:26:36 AM

Fantastic Dan!! #1180781

Cindy Paquette 3/16/2005 9:32:50 AM

INCREDIBLE! This is one of your BEST images Dan! The almost perfect roundness of the entire flower is fabulous and the continuing roundness of the inner petal complete this mesmerizing beauty! I can see why you chose this one! #1180816

Jessica McCollam 3/16/2005 10:22:31 AM

WOW! Is right!!! This is going straight to the TOP of my favorites of yours, Dan! STUNNING!!! Love the color and the detail! SO BEAUTIFUL!!!!:) #1181009

Colette M. Metcalf 3/16/2005 10:25:07 AM

GORGEOUS!!! #1181017

Cathy Stancil 3/16/2005 11:00:47 AM

I always lose at that game !!
Yet, I am under the spell of so much beauty and can't look away...Bravo Dan ! #1181135

Rob T. Henry 3/16/2005 3:52:41 PM

Awesome, Dan!! Beautiful color! #1182258

Jennifer Rennison 3/16/2005 4:12:27 PM

WOW, that is one beautiful rose! Gorgeous colors and composition, simply outstanding, Dan!! #1182381

Marsha S. Smith 3/16/2005 4:20:33 PM

Beautiful, Dan and as always I LOVE your commentary. You sound like a poet. BTW Congratulations on ALL of your finalists. I think you are the champ! #1182422

Gianna Stadelmyer 3/16/2005 5:33:24 PM

AH! I only win that game with my dog...sometimes! LOL! This is gorgeous, Dan. The color, DoF, composition, even lighting, rich color, and detail in the rose are all fantastic! You are a true master of your craft and a photographer whose work I admire:-) #1182756

Dan J. Holm 3/16/2005 5:52:08 PM

Sanjay, Danilo, Stan C., Mata, Gaurav, Jordi, Paul, Donald, Stephanie, Janet, Tom, Tammy, Cathy G., Stacey, Judy, Carla, Roger, Charlene, Shelly, Stan K., Mary, Kara, Cindy, Jessica, Colette, Cathy S., Rob, Jennifer, Marsha and Jan: Thank you all SO much!! I sincerely appreciate it! #1182823

Sharon Day 3/16/2005 5:52:38 PM

Absolutely beautiful, Dan!!! I love the deep red and the clarity! Wonderful details! I have to agree with Jan, your craft is admirable! #1182829

Dan J. Holm 3/16/2005 5:57:01 PM

Thank you, Sharon!! I truly appreciate your generous comments! #1182843

Laurence Saliba 3/16/2005 8:06:34 PM

Beautifully composed, perfect title, everything about this image is fantastic Dan!!! #1183166

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 3/16/2005 9:40:35 PM

Beautiful rose image Dan!! #1183338

Mary K. Robison 3/16/2005 11:35:24 PM

As usual, you found the perfect title, Dan ~ after capturing this regal red beauty in such a perfect "dead-on" perspective! Gorgeous! #1183474

Dan J. Holm 3/17/2005 5:47:42 PM

Thank you very much, Laurence, Donna and Mary!! I truly appreciate it! #1186343

Anette Linnea Rasmussen 3/18/2005 4:52:20 AM

Terrific macro capture Dan! Love the shot!

Best wishes, Linnea #1187675

Jill Flynn 3/18/2005 5:10:28 PM

AWESOME shot and PERSPECTIVE Dan. I'm always amazed and inspired! #1189385

Janet Detota 3/23/2005 5:48:09 PM

This is the coolest rose I've ever seen! It reminds me the inside of a camera lens. Your capture is perfect as always! Love the commentary. You gave it your best shot. Whattya gonna do? :-) #1201872

Jordi Delgado 4/21/2005 1:45:27 AM

Congrats, Dan!! I really loved this shot and I'm sure wi'll see it again!!

:-)) #1273016

The Italian Eye 4/21/2005 1:47:54 AM

Congrats!!! really beautiful! #1273024

Walter Graziano 4/21/2005 2:00:05 AM

For the third time! Congratulations! #1273072

Donna Roberts 4/21/2005 2:22:11 AM

WTG Dan, yet another that I missed this during the month when I was away. Well done!
:-) from "downunder" #1273125

Alan L. Borror 4/21/2005 3:32:52 AM

Great finalist, Dan! #1273424

S J 4/21/2005 3:43:38 AM

Many Congratulations on this Gorgeous Finalist, Dan!! #1273494

Judy S. Fung 4/21/2005 4:01:13 AM

Congrats, Dan! #1273599

Claudia Kuhn 4/21/2005 4:25:48 AM

Congrats Dan!! #1273751

Deb Holmes 4/21/2005 5:53:30 AM

Stunning finalist Dan, big congratulations! #1274425

Piotr M. Organa 4/21/2005 8:31:24 AM

Beautiful, Dan!!!
Congratullations! #1275641

Tom Andersen 4/21/2005 8:58:00 AM

Congratulations again, Dan! #1275850

Jill Flynn 4/21/2005 8:58:31 AM

Congratulations Dan! #1275853

Stacey A. Bates 4/21/2005 9:28:18 AM

Congrats Dan!! #1276027

Cindy Paquette 4/21/2005 9:33:55 AM

Aha!!! This is sooooo great! Congratulations for this wonderful abstract Dan!!! #1276066

Cindy Paquette 4/21/2005 9:35:51 AM

WHOOPS!!!! I'm sorry Dan...I was looking at your OTHER win ;-) in that being your building abstract! (Can you say "keep up with Dan's Finalist Wins Cindy") LOL...
anyway...this ROSE is luscious and very deserving of this Finalist Dan! Congratulations!! #1276082

Noel Baebler 4/21/2005 12:24:06 PM

Huzzah, Dan! #1276896

Linda D. Lester 4/21/2005 2:03:07 PM

Congrats again!!!!!! Great shot! #1277248

Deborah Sandidge 4/21/2005 2:41:39 PM

Beautiful, congrats on all your finalists, Dan! #1277408

Karen Engelbreth 4/21/2005 4:04:08 PM

Big congrats, Dan! #1277693

Debra Booth 4/21/2005 5:20:37 PM

Congratulations, Dan! #1278085

Jennifer Rennison 4/21/2005 6:26:55 PM

Congratulations, Dan! #1278395

4/21/2005 8:11:07 PM

Wonderful composition and lighting Dan !
Congrats! #1278698

The Italian Eye 4/21/2005 10:52:57 PM

First time I saw it, I smelled the victory! Congratulations!!!!!
Dado #1279028

S J 4/21/2005 10:54:07 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this most deserving win, Dan!! Great job!! #1279033

Evy Johansen 4/21/2005 10:57:08 PM

BIG CONGRATULATIONS on your well deserved WIN, Dan! #1279045

4/21/2005 10:57:45 PM

Congratulations on your win Dan!
#1279048

Nancy Grace Chen 4/21/2005 11:02:38 PM

Excellent DOF and elegant form here, Dan... CONGRATS!!

Nancy #1279067

Cathy Stancil 4/21/2005 11:10:27 PM

Congratulations Dan !! #1279088

Anette Linnea Rasmussen 4/21/2005 11:25:28 PM

Congratulations Dan ! Very well deserved! #1279131

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 4/21/2005 11:54:21 PM

Great image Dan, I am so happy for you!! Congrats!!

PS- Ozzie came home!!! Keep up the great work!!!

Your friend, Donna #1279178

Susan T. Evans 4/22/2005 12:34:47 AM

Congrats Dan on this awesome second place winner!!! whooooooooooooo hooooooooooooo!!!! #1279233

Stan J. Contrades 4/22/2005 12:44:42 AM

OUTSTANDING, and CONGRATULATIONS, Dan, on this beauty! Love it!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1279244

Jordi Delgado 4/22/2005 12:54:14 AM

I told you we'd see it again, Dan!!!

Congratulations!!!

:-)) #1279268

Susie Peek-Swint 4/22/2005 1:03:08 AM

Many congrats on this well-deserved win Dan!! #1279283

Mata Patan 4/22/2005 1:11:27 AM

Congratulations Dan!! #1279304

Mary K. Robison 4/22/2005 1:13:18 AM

CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR WIN, DAN!!! #1279310

Patricia A. Kuniega 4/22/2005 2:49:49 AM

It's the perfect photograph of a rose as it looks just like the shutter blades of a camera! Wonderful stuff! Congratulations Dan!! #1279397

Tom Andersen 4/22/2005 3:21:07 AM

Congratulations, Dan! This image is simply beautiful in every way and well deserving of your win!!! #1279458

Stephanie Lyons 4/22/2005 3:24:16 AM

Congratulations Dan! Well deserved!! #1279463

Cathy Gregor 4/22/2005 3:40:08 AM

Congratulations on your win, Dan!!!! It's beautiful! #1279537

Sharon Day 4/22/2005 3:41:55 AM

Gorgeous image, Dan!!! WTG on your well deserved win! CONGRATULATIONS!!! #1279550

Darren K. Fisher 4/22/2005 3:57:01 AM

Congrats on a wonderful win Dan. #1279615

Claudia Kuhn 4/22/2005 4:13:41 AM

Congratulations to you Dan!!!!!!! #1279670

Wally Orlowsky 4/22/2005 5:18:19 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful winning shot, Dan! #1279995

Debra Booth 4/22/2005 5:20:51 AM

Congratulations on your win, Dan!! #1280014

Rob T. Henry 4/22/2005 5:23:06 AM

Congratulations, Dan on a well deserved win!!! #1280035

Karen Beri 4/22/2005 5:27:25 AM

Congratulations Dan, on this stunning image :) #1280059

Charlene Bayerle 4/22/2005 5:29:20 AM

Congratulations Dan....well deserved!!! #1280069

Linda D. Lester 4/22/2005 5:33:24 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful winner! #1280097

Murry Grigsby 4/22/2005 5:55:10 AM

A rose is a rose is a rose except when Dan turns it into a WINNER! Congraulations on this beauty!! #1280228

Stacey A. Bates 4/22/2005 6:06:40 AM

Congrats Dan!! This is very beautiful!!! #1280261

kathy wolfe 4/22/2005 6:12:32 AM

Big Big Congratulations Dan!!! I love the image and love your words that follow :) #1280293

Stan Kwasniowski 4/22/2005 6:25:03 AM

Dan, Congratulations

Stan Kwasniowski #1280351

Casey A. Hanson 4/22/2005 7:11:57 AM

Congratulations Dan, on a beautiful win! :0) #1280507

Leanne M.E. Boyd 4/22/2005 7:30:24 AM

Congrats Dan, this is gorgeous! #1280583

Kara Hendricks 4/22/2005 8:04:28 AM

COngratulations on this RED EYE beauty Dan.. A well deserved win for you... #1280723

Eric Schneider 4/22/2005 8:05:10 AM

WTG Dan! This is a great shot! Congrats #1280725

Cindy Paquette 4/22/2005 8:17:30 AM

A MAGNIFISCENT WIN Dan!!! CONGRTULATIONS!!! #1280765

Gen Nagase 4/22/2005 8:21:17 AM

Awesome image!!!
Many congratulations from me, too, Dan!!! #1280775

Jill Flynn 4/22/2005 9:02:01 AM

WHOO HOO Dan! Congratulations on this outstanding Second Place win! You rock!! #1280883

Kathleen Clemons 4/22/2005 9:12:33 AM

Congrats, Dan! #1280930

Stephen Zacker 4/22/2005 10:01:21 AM

Congratulations on a Beautiful, Stunning image #1281116

Deborah Sandidge 4/22/2005 10:43:46 AM

Congratulations, Dan - on your fabulous winning image!!! #1281270

Jennifer Rennison 4/22/2005 11:02:23 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful win, Dan! #1281335

Laurence Saliba 4/22/2005 11:40:10 AM

Congrats on this beautiful win Dan!!!! #1281429

Marsha S. Smith 4/22/2005 11:51:08 AM

Yeah! Dan. Congratulations on this gorgeous win! #1281484

Judy S. Fung 4/22/2005 12:26:35 PM

Congrats on your win, Dan!!! #1281630

Candice C. Calhoun 4/22/2005 1:43:55 PM

Congratulations, Dan...


ccc #1281765

Monika Sapek 4/22/2005 4:21:00 PM

Many congratulations on your Second Place Win, Dan!
Monika
#1282160

Deb Holmes 4/22/2005 4:44:38 PM

Dan, congratulations on this beautiful winning image! #1282215

Terry R. Hatfield 4/22/2005 4:44:40 PM

Congratulations On Your Win Dan!!! #1282216

William C. Raco 4/22/2005 6:41:21 PM

This is just lovely, Dan
Congratulations!

bill #1282434

Donna J. Taff 4/22/2005 8:41:21 PM

Congratulation's on your second place win, Dan!!! #1282588

Deborah C. Lewinson 4/22/2005 8:42:50 PM

Hearty congrats on your win for this gorgeous image, Dan!
-Debby #1282590

Gaurav Mehra 4/22/2005 9:10:05 PM

Congratulation Dan for the success!!! May you have many more to come! #1282620

Jonna Bergström 4/23/2005 12:42:17 AM

Many congratulations on this beautiful winner, Dan!! #1282743

Dan J. Holm 4/23/2005 12:42:33 AM

Wow!! THANK YOU all so very, very much!!! I sincerely appreciate your generous and supportive comments!!! #1282744

Colette M. Metcalf 4/23/2005 4:05:11 AM

CONGRATULATIONS Dan!!! This is beautiful!! #1282944

Allan L. Whitehead 4/23/2005 5:15:32 AM

Dan, congratulations on this terrific wonderful win in March's contest, it's richly deserved, my dear friend - your friend, Allan #1283184

Allan L. Whitehead 4/23/2005 5:15:32 AM

Dan, congratulations on this terrific wonderful win in March's contest, it's richly deserved, my dear friend - your friend, Allan #1283185

Noel Baebler 4/23/2005 8:08:38 AM

Dan, congratultations! It's a beaut! #1283757

Arya Bandyopadhyay 4/23/2005 11:21:43 AM

Dan, CONGRATULATIONS on this winner!!! #1284227

Roger D. Meador 4/23/2005 1:57:48 PM

Well done, maestro. #1284480

Cora Miller 4/23/2005 4:11:02 PM

Congratulations, Dan, on your winning shot. Your title and description are as entertaining as the wonderful way you captured the beautiful rose! #1284679

Kathleen K. Parker 4/23/2005 6:36:45 PM

Congratulations, Dan!! This is a beautiful image!

Kathleen
#1285016

Carol Brill 4/23/2005 9:05:33 PM

Dan, congratulations on your win with this flawlessly composed and executed image! #1285313

Humayun Rizwan 4/24/2005 11:11:56 AM

CONGRAULATIONS Dan! #1287188

Leonard Pierce 4/24/2005 6:26:20 PM

Fantastic image Dan!! Congratulations on your Second Place win!!! #1288030

Swapnali J. Desai 4/25/2005 1:20:41 AM

Congrats!!!! #1288471

Leah-Anne Thompson 4/26/2005 1:30:03 AM

So perfectly round, lovely colour and interesting writeup.... congrats on your win :) #1291829

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Dan J. Holm 4/28/2005 12:58:22 AM

Wow!! THANK YOU all so VERY much!! I sincerely appreciate your wonderful and supportive comments!! #1298915

Kathleen R. Struckle 4/28/2005 6:35:37 PM

Gorgeous!! Congrats on you win!! #1301724

Robert Mann 4/30/2005 8:24:59 PM

Superb composition, lighting and I really like the geometry of this rose. Great color as well, Dan! Many congrats on your win! RoB #1307632

Adam T. Cowart 5/1/2005 7:01:38 AM

Congrats, Dan! This is perfect. #1308602

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I stared at it for awhile. It stared back. Eventually, I blinked.

Uploaded on 3/16/2005 12:05:21 AM

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Camera: Nikon D70 Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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