maria Warren 5/5/2009 12:12:10 AM

wooow this is so beautiful love the details and great beautiful colors wow the background is great too!!!! going into my favorites:) #1123409

Usman M. Bajwa 5/5/2009 12:17:36 AM

Tiia Vissak
member since: 9/1/2007

a beautiful image!

5/5/2009 12:11:16 AM #7486021

Renee Doyle 5/5/2009 12:18:43 AM

How can I say THANKYOU Usman :-)
I am touched that you have dedicated this stunning image to me and appreciate your thoughts so very much!!!! I have my fingers, toes and everything else crossed that we see this beautiful image again!!! #7486024

Troy Gallagher 5/5/2009 12:23:52 AM

Wonderful work Usman, beautiful colors.

Troy #7486043

Christina N. Seuser 5/5/2009 12:24:42 AM

Fantastic capture. Wonderful clarity, color and DOF! #7486046

Jyri Vissak 5/5/2009 12:27:18 AM

Nice composition, colours and clarity! #7486055

Lynne Morris 5/5/2009 12:38:54 AM

Wow Usman, this is an awesome image, beautiful ps work and a wonderful dedication to a very talented lady! #7486091

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 5/5/2009 12:53:34 AM

Very beautiful work and image, Usman. #7486119

Mukesh Srivastava 5/5/2009 1:04:12 AM

Love your dedication, Usman... And this terrific shot is a winner in my book...... #7486152

Stefania Barbier 5/5/2009 1:25:55 AM

beautiful dedication! and I agree with Mukesh... winner in my book! #7486200

Paul E. Earl 5/5/2009 1:36:09 AM

Lovely dedication and one I can agree with wholeheartedly. A really beautiful image! #7486229

Brett Dolsen 5/5/2009 1:43:35 AM

Great DD work and dedication Usman!!Brett #7486259

Dominick M. Dimacale 5/5/2009 2:27:28 AM

Lovely image and composition here, Usman.

Dominick #7486396

Vitor Dias 5/5/2009 2:29:06 AM

Very well done and beautiful dedication my friend, we all know Renee is a fabulous photographer.

rgds Vitor #7486402

Douglas Pignet 5/5/2009 2:43:45 AM

Wonderful capture and such vivid colors Usman,very nice,/doug #7486457

Tammy M. Anderson 5/5/2009 3:00:43 AM

Just beautiful, Usman. Colors and details are excellent. #7486509

Avril Young 5/5/2009 3:24:37 AM

She will love it....fantastic work, love the background too! #7486590

Kim Kleinschmidt 5/5/2009 3:27:23 AM

Gorgeous Image, Usman! #7486606

Alan L. Borror 5/5/2009 3:43:24 AM

Wonderful image and great PS work, Usman! #7486664

Manuel Barrera 5/5/2009 3:47:19 AM

Wow, what a find, the flower by itself is gorgeous. #7486684

Zana Pehar 5/5/2009 4:55:09 AM

Beautiful image! #7487030

Leslie McLain 5/5/2009 5:05:47 AM

Beautiful light, colors and DOF. #7487051

Mary L. Graham 5/5/2009 5:33:48 AM

Excellent Capture Usman!! =) #7487139

Margaret R. Barry 5/5/2009 6:07:18 AM

Gorgeous capture, Usman. Fantastic colors, detail and clarity! #7487343

Valentin M. Armianu 5/5/2009 7:46:52 AM

Stunning image with excellent colors and clarity. Well done! #7487814

Jessica Jenney 5/5/2009 8:40:54 AM

Beautiful color, detail and terrific pov, Usman! #7487973

Liz blahh 5/5/2009 8:59:01 AM

Lust plain ol beautiful, Usman! #7488086

Janet Daniel 5/5/2009 9:40:07 AM

Lovely capture & dedication, Usman! Beautiful color & b/g! #7488254

Marisol Pastor 5/5/2009 11:53:50 AM

This is so stunning! #7488634

Linda D. Lester 5/5/2009 2:45:03 PM

YOu are so right about her....wonderful person and friend and even a great photographer!

Wonderful dedication to her!!! Love your shot! #7489082

Barbara Waldoch 5/5/2009 3:51:09 PM

Brilliant shot, Usman! #7489214

Susan Fox 5/5/2009 5:06:26 PM

Wow! This one is simply marvelous!!! Excellent detail #7489365

Patti Coblentz 5/5/2009 9:25:15 PM

This is beautiful, Usman! The flower looks like a floating star and I love the background!
Lovely dedication! #7489988

Lorna Shutter 5/5/2009 9:37:00 PM

WOW! WOW! WOW! This is absolutely stunning, Usman! ... and definitely a winner! You can't even tell that the butterfly was added to your picture! You composed everything so well! I really LOVE the 3D look and your incredible background! Outstanding work and beautiful dedication! :) #7490000

Martha R. Mazon 5/5/2009 9:37:39 PM

Beautiful work, Usman! #7490001

Cindy Bendush 5/5/2009 10:32:41 PM

Superb work Usman - I love the way the warm tones meld together! #7490051

Ken Smith 5/6/2009 4:56:03 AM

Beautiful work and beautiful dedication to a wonderful friend and photographer. With photos like this, you will definitely be an inspiration to others! #7491176

frank w. degenhardt 5/6/2009 10:29:41 PM

Usman- I know how Renee must feel about this dedication to her and to know that her works are indeed an inspiration. You created a beautiful picture with this stunning presentation. Love the vived colors, the amazing clarity, the butterful and the flower are phenominal. What you did for the backgound was the icing on the cake.
Exceptional work and dedication.
Have a wonderful day,take care. #7493896

Evy Johansen 5/6/2009 10:53:05 PM

Beautiful image, Usman!! Wonderful clarity and colors!! #7493921

A P 5/7/2009 12:30:25 AM

Awesome job on this Usman and a very well deserved EfP. Love your dedication as well because Renee is an inspiration to me as well. #7494137

Sam Britt 5/7/2009 7:57:31 AM

Beautiful dedication, great color, detail & DOF. Congratulations on this EFP. #7495687

Sam Britt 5/7/2009 7:59:05 AM

...great effects, I couldn't tell you did this in Photoshop! #7495697

Tommy E. Burgess 5/8/2009 10:42:26 PM

Gorgeous capture and wonderful dedication to renee Usman!! #7501461

Lisa J. Boulden 5/10/2009 5:38:27 AM

Outstanding, Usman!
Beautiful and vibrant!
Uplifting and cheery!
Hope we see it again!
~♥~lisa #7505103

Judy V. Kennamer 5/12/2009 6:30:02 AM

What a beautiful capture UB!!! And a wonderful dedication to our friend Renee - she's a jewel!!! #7512320

Usman M. Bajwa 5/13/2009 1:56:10 AM

Thank you all for your kind words and support !!!

Usman. #7514809

Karen Celella 7/19/2009 12:55:44 PM

Outstanding work Usman and a lovely dedication. Your work is also very inspirational. Take a bow! #7755594

JO ANN CLEVELAND 7/19/2009 6:03:06 PM

Wowza! That's one spectacular shot Usman, that Renee is as talented as anybody I know and so sweet and helpful too!

jo ann c. #7756299

Usman M. Bajwa 7/19/2009 7:54:50 PM

Thanks Karen and Jo Ann for your generous comments and support!

UB. #7756568

Datha Y. Thompson 7/19/2009 8:29:02 PM

WOW!! Gorgeous Usman :0) #7756639

Usman M. Bajwa 7/19/2009 8:39:46 PM

Thanks Datha so very much!

UB. #7756660

Betsy Labuschagne 7/20/2009 10:21:12 AM

Gorgeous capture with wonderful vibrant color and amazing composition Usman!! #7758864

Carol L. Fowler 7/20/2009 3:56:12 PM

GORgeous colors and composition! #7759712

Usman M. Bajwa 7/20/2009 5:14:13 PM

Thank you Betsy and Carol.

UB. #7759945

Katarina Mansson 7/21/2009 12:32:01 AM

What an excellent macro you have here Usman! #7760686

Usman M. Bajwa 7/21/2009 1:06:56 AM

Thanks for your kind comments, Katarina!

UB. #7760737

Debra K. Johnson 7/21/2009 7:53:33 AM

Beautiful capture with amazing detail. #7762397

Usman M. Bajwa 7/23/2009 2:28:52 AM

Thank you Debra!

UB. #7772993

Susan M. Hembree 7/23/2009 1:36:05 PM

Beautiful, Usman, and well worth the re-submit. Good luck this time! #7775338

Usman M. Bajwa 7/23/2009 7:37:12 PM

Thank you for your support and comments, Susan!

UB. #7776305

Tommy E. Burgess 9/20/2009 2:05:59 AM

Huge congratulations on your outstanding finalist Usman!! #7957874

Stefania Barbier 9/20/2009 2:40:52 AM

huge congrats on your gorgeous finalist!!! #7958007

Michelle Alton 9/20/2009 4:44:02 AM

Gorgeous work, Usman. Truly! Congratulations on your August finalists! #7958497

Leslie McLain 9/20/2009 6:28:14 AM

Congrats on your stunning finalist, Usman. #7959218

Linda D. Lester 9/20/2009 6:34:56 AM

Wonderful shot....Congratulations and good luck in the next round!!!!!!! #7959306

Christopher Budny 9/20/2009 6:53:50 AM

Congratulations, Usman, on this beautifully-done Finalist! #7959505

Janet Daniel 9/20/2009 7:33:13 AM

Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist, Usman! #7959819

Maria Coulson 9/20/2009 8:13:04 AM

Usman, this is just beautiful! Congratulations, I expect to see this again. #7960135

A P 9/20/2009 9:17:23 AM

congratulations Pictures, Images and Photos
Congratulations Usman on ALL your awesome finalists. Best of luck in the next round. #7960788

Courtenay Vanderbilt 9/20/2009 9:18:23 AM

Big CONGRATULATIONS, Usman! #7960797

Jeana Clark 9/20/2009 11:58:13 AM

Excellent Capture!!
Congratulations on this
fantastic finalist!!
Best of luck in the next round!!!

~J~ #7961644

Amy M. Wilson 9/20/2009 12:43:24 PM

Congratulations on this FABULOUS Finalist, Usman!!! #7961894

Renee Doyle 9/20/2009 1:06:11 PM

YEAH Usman!!!!! Huge congratulations on this most deserving finalist!!!! #7962045

Jessica Jenney 9/20/2009 3:25:21 PM

Congratulations, Usman on your fantastic finalist! #7962979

Valentin M. Armianu 9/20/2009 3:27:39 PM

Congratulations on your gorgeous Finalist!!! #7962988

Mike F. Anderson 9/20/2009 3:33:24 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Usman! #7963008

Teresa A. Burnett 9/20/2009 6:41:34 PM

Stunning!!!! Another huge congratulations, Usman!!! #7963866

Usman M. Bajwa 9/20/2009 9:04:24 PM

Thanks a bunch to you all for your appreciative comments and support. This is very much appreciated.

UB. #7964480

M.Christine Duncan 9/21/2009 7:37:21 AM

Usman, your beautiful work inspires so many of us... congratulations on your beautiful finalist image!!!! #7966419

Eugenio Diaz 9/21/2009 9:09:56 AM

Congratulations on this Amazing finalist, Usman! #7966813

Baqer Mohd Jawad 9/21/2009 9:32:37 AM

Very nice shot and very good sharpness
congratulations on your beautiful finalist image .. wish you all the best
Regards Baqer #7966914

Marijana Fajgl 9/21/2009 12:34:31 PM

Big congratulations on your fantastic finalist, Usman! #7967438

Carol L. Fowler 9/21/2009 2:39:12 PM

BEautiful- Congrats! #7967991

frank w. degenhardt 9/21/2009 3:37:44 PM

Fabulous work my friend. Congratulations on the Finalist my friend. #7968209

Linda M. Walker 9/21/2009 6:36:52 PM

Beautiful...congratulations #7968748

Janice Mezzacappa 9/21/2009 7:23:11 PM

Yipppeee again Usman you rock my friend :) This one WOW WOW the clarity and colours spectacular!!!! Winner here to me!!! Fave!!! #7968934

Phyllis H. Burchett 9/21/2009 7:38:09 PM

Beautiful image and dedication, congrats on your finalist! #7969006

Tiia Vissak 9/22/2009 12:22:33 AM

Congratulations! #7969512

Crystal Young 9/22/2009 10:11:00 AM

Stunning photo! I love the dof and composition! Great shot! Congrats! #7971334

Erica Murphy 9/22/2009 3:49:59 PM

Congratulations on your finalist!! #7972135

Cindy Bendush 9/22/2009 9:22:57 PM

Congratulations on your finalist Usman! #7972918

Susan M. Carter 9/23/2009 1:48:18 PM

Lovely image, congratulations! #7975738

Christopher Budny 9/23/2009 1:58:06 PM

No surprise to see this go gold; congratulations Usman! #7975825

Tiia Vissak 9/23/2009 2:13:23 PM

Congratulations! #7975979

Alex T. Mizuno 9/23/2009 2:20:45 PM

Stunning beauty Usman! I agree with you, Renee is an inspiring photographer to all of us. And you are inspiring enough to succeed on your own Usman! Congratulations on your win!!! #7976043

Brett Dolsen 9/23/2009 2:24:47 PM

Wonderfull result!!Congratulations Usman!!Brett #7976087

Nancyj E. Hovey 9/23/2009 2:26:09 PM

on your very deserving WINNER! 8o) #7976102

A P 9/23/2009 2:30:25 PM

WINNER Pictures, Images and Photos #7976155

Lorna Shutter 9/23/2009 2:47:11 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your AWESOME 2nd Place Win, Usman!!!!! FANTASTIC!!!!! :) #7976262

Janet Daniel 9/23/2009 2:49:46 PM

A big congratulations on your wonderful win, Usman! #7976279

Marcel J. Fernandez 9/23/2009 3:09:40 PM

Congratulations Usman on your beautiful Winner. #7976366

Stefania Barbier 9/23/2009 4:14:22 PM

WTG Usman, congratulations on your gorgeous winner!!!!!!! #7976611

Phyllis H. Burchett 9/23/2009 4:49:35 PM

Congrats on your win Usman! #7976776

Debra R. Harder 9/23/2009 4:56:40 PM

Perfection in every way, Usman! CONGRATULATIONS on your BEAUTIFUL GOLD WINNER!! Deb #7976825

Alan L. Borror 9/23/2009 4:57:56 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful winner, Usman! #7976832

Eugenio Diaz 9/23/2009 5:10:55 PM

Wonderful Work, here!
WTG, Usman! #7976900

Jeffrey D. Estacio 9/23/2009 5:22:24 PM

Congratulations...Wow..!! #7976933

Sam Britt 9/23/2009 5:55:18 PM

Big Congrats on this Second Place Winner, Usman! #7977128

ROLAN NARMAN 9/23/2009 6:12:58 PM

Huge congrats on this gorgeous winner Usman! #7977220

JO ANN CLEVELAND 9/23/2009 6:18:12 PM

Big Congratulations on the Gold Usman, very well deserved!

jo ann c. #7977249

Jennifer L. Alder 9/23/2009 6:34:32 PM

Big congrats!!! :) #7977349

Leslie McLain 9/23/2009 6:39:04 PM

Congrats on your beautiful winner, Usman. #7977375

Teresa A. Burnett 9/23/2009 7:02:54 PM

Huge congratulations on this very well deserved Gold Win Usman!!! #7977450

Evy Johansen 9/23/2009 7:35:46 PM

Big congratulations on this beautiful and well deserved win, Usman!! #7977601

Ken Smith 9/23/2009 7:38:53 PM

Very vibrant, Usman..super work and congrats to you!! #7977620

Maria Coulson 9/23/2009 8:09:31 PM

Well deserved Usman, congratulations! #7977695

Usman M. Bajwa 9/23/2009 8:49:24 PM

Being one of my favorite shots, it is great to see THIS win. By the way, this was a third time resubmit.

Thank you all so very much for your continued support, time and appreciative comments.

UB. #7977773

Melissa G. Meiselman 9/23/2009 8:52:54 PM

Congratulations, Usman on this superb Winner!!! #7977781

Nikki McDonald 9/23/2009 9:08:37 PM

Grand photo, Usman. Congratulations. #7977796

Kelly S. Cavanaugh 9/23/2009 9:26:59 PM

Congratulations on this gorgeous win, Usman! #7977836

Tommy E. Burgess 9/23/2009 9:44:36 PM

Huge congratulations on your outstanding winner Usman!! #7977869

Valentin M. Armianu 9/23/2009 9:46:18 PM

Congratulations on your win! Stunning image!! #7977872

frank w. degenhardt 9/23/2009 10:28:13 PM

Usman- What incredible beauty. Congratulations on the Win for it. Way to go my friend. #7977922

Renee Doyle 9/24/2009 1:35:56 AM

AWESOME!!!! Congratulations Usman!! #7978138

Baqer Mohd Jawad 9/24/2009 1:36:08 AM

Congratulations on your winning , very well deserved all the best
Baqer M. jawad #7978139

Daniel Ruf 9/24/2009 2:33:53 AM

Big congrats on a job well done. #7978274

Bill Houghton 9/24/2009 4:16:44 AM

Usman, what a wonderful winner this is. You have a great talant my friend. Thank you so much for taking the time to comment on my photo. I appreciate it. Have a great day, Bill

Check out my website:
Bill Houghton Photography #7978595

Jeff Robinson 9/24/2009 5:32:09 AM

Congrats Usman on your wonderful 2nd Place Win! Jeff #7978848

Courtenay Vanderbilt 9/24/2009 6:12:36 AM

YEA, Usman! CONGRATULATIONS on this beautiful WINNER! #7978992

Bojan Bencic 9/24/2009 6:15:13 AM

Congratulations, Usman. Beautiful photo. #7979005

Nadya Johnson 9/24/2009 7:14:22 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful winner, Usman! #7979282

Mary Beth Aiello 9/24/2009 7:18:08 AM

Just beautiful, Usman. Huge congrats on this wonderful winner. #7979297

Anita Hogue 9/24/2009 9:36:19 AM

Gorgeous UB!

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S !

Sue Marshall 9/24/2009 12:10:21 PM

Big congrats Usman on your gorgeous gold winner! :-) #7980098

Denny E. Barnes 9/24/2009 1:41:38 PM

Congratulations, Usman on your outstanding, beautiful and well deserved Win!! #7980316

Dianna Murphy 9/24/2009 1:50:41 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S ! ! ! ! ! ON YOUR BEAUTIFUL WINNER! #7980362

Cindy Bendush 9/24/2009 9:12:24 PM

WTG Usman! Big congratulations on this fabulous winner! #7981462

Usman M. Bajwa 9/25/2009 4:26:50 AM

Thanks you all for the kind comments and support, which is very much appreciated!

UB. #7982194

Jessica Jenney 9/25/2009 6:31:27 AM

Congratulations, Usman on your gorgeous win!! #7982647

Gord MacEachern 9/25/2009 6:55:33 AM

Stunning image Usman,very well deserved GOLD!!! #7982738

Colleen Farrell 9/26/2009 6:44:53 PM

Awesome! Big belated congrats on your win! #7986622

Laurie Daily 9/27/2009 1:54:21 PM

A belated congratulations on this beautiful winner, Usman!!!


Mike Clime 9/28/2009 1:09:59 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful winner! #7991261

Rubeena KP 9/28/2009 3:48:35 PM

Wonderful image,Usman. Congrats on your win. #7991703

Ujjwal Mukherjee 9/29/2009 11:57:48 PM

Belated congratulations on your wonderful Winner,Usman!! #7996402

Usman M. Bajwa 9/30/2009 12:09:29 AM

Thanks for your kind comments!

UB. #7996407

Datha Y. Thompson 9/30/2009 8:23:19 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S ! ! ! #7999136

Robert Baer 10/4/2009 5:57:42 AM

fantastic detail and love your dof. congrats on this fine image. #8006813

Usman M. Bajwa 10/4/2009 10:03:41 AM

Thank you for your kind comments, Datha and Justin!

UB. #8007330

Howard B. Cheek 10/11/2009 5:08:59 AM

Excellent colors & details, very easy on the eye. Love the soft BG, really makes the flower & b-fly stand out nicely.
Congratulations :) #8026590

Salwa Afef 12/12/2009 5:16:46 PM

Stunning work , congratulation on your wonderful work :) #8211656

Usman M. Bajwa 12/12/2009 10:35:57 PM

Thanks a lot Howard and Salwa for taking the time to comment!

UB. #8212010

Donna R. Moratelli 12/23/2009 11:03:28 AM

AwsomeUB,I don't know when you won this award but the beauty is timeless. Congratulations on a great sharp shot! #8242031

Usman M. Bajwa 12/23/2009 9:48:33 PM

Thank you Donna, for your time and kind comments which are very much appreciated!

UB. #8243118

paul parent 1/1/2010 7:33:41 AM


adrifil 1/19/2010 3:15:01 AM

Very, very beautiful! #8310617

Usman M. Bajwa 1/19/2010 3:34:25 AM

Thank you so very much Paul and Adrifil!
UB. #8310686

Derek D. Dafoe 1/20/2010 2:29:13 AM

Fantastic Shot Usman!! Background is beautiful, subject sharp as a tack! #8314711

Usman M. Bajwa 1/20/2010 3:44:22 AM

Thanks Derek!

UB. #8314887

Bill Houghton 2/2/2010 1:53:34 AM

Usman, this is just beautiful. A very nice piece of work. Thanks for commenting on my 'Finch Flyby' photo. Have a great day, Bill #8348932

Usman M. Bajwa 2/2/2010 2:22:04 AM

Thanks Bill, I always enjoy your wildlife shots!

UB. #8348952

Tom Gettys 3/30/2010 4:00:54 PM

Striking photo Usman!

Tom :) #8498485

Christine Lobsinger 5/28/2010 4:45:14 AM

Usman, a beautiful dedication to Renee...and a beautiful WINNER!!!!!!

Usman M. Bajwa 6/15/2010 9:32:52 PM

Thanks a million Tom and Christine!

UB. #8697867

Terry Cervi 7/28/2010 6:01:59 AM

Stunning work, Usman! A belated congrats on this! #8790832

Vikram Jamwal 10/18/2010 1:35:38 AM

This is stunning Usman! #8979265

Millie A. Talarico 1/26/2011 10:03:56 AM

Usman, Beautiful image, as is all your winning photos! I am going to take some time to enjoy your gallery! #9195344

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(Winner Second Place, August '09 - Catch All)

This image is dedicated to Renee Doyle, a wonderfully talented photographer and friend, whose photos are a daily source of inspiration and motivation to me. Thank you, Renee, for sharing your flair with us all.

Thanks for looking.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: -0.67, ExposureTime: 10/2500 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 200.00 mm, Model: NIKON D40

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BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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