Melissa G. Meiselman 5/30/2009 7:08:12 AM

Dynamic and eye catching macro with the dazzling red petals seeming to pop right out of the frame, Sam!! Great job with this shot!! #1134664

Judy A. Lawhon 5/30/2009 7:15:51 AM

Amazing macro work with beautiful color, Sam!! #7579139

Tammy M. Anderson 5/30/2009 8:02:30 AM

Gorgeous bright colours and SF. Beautifully done, Sam. #7579269

Marcel J. Fernandez 5/30/2009 8:03:06 AM

Sam, this is a beauty with great color and DOF. #7579271

Shelly A. Van Camp 5/30/2009 9:05:06 AM

Very Pretty! Great colors too!! #7579399

Pamela Shane 5/30/2009 9:12:00 AM

A stunning floral Sam!! Lovely colors,
wonderful use of focus, great DoF. #7579416

ROLAN NARMAN 5/30/2009 9:35:52 AM

Gorgeous and colorful macro Sam! A beauty! #7579465

Janet McNeil 5/30/2009 10:36:44 AM

Beautiful colorful macro that does seem to pop right off the screen!!! #7579546

Janet Daniel 5/30/2009 11:35:26 AM

I always love your florals, Sam! Beautiful close up with wonderful color! #7579692

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 5/30/2009 11:41:55 AM

Beautiful shot, Sam!!! :-) k #7579706

Carol Sawyer 5/30/2009 12:09:11 PM

Beautiful macro, color and DOF, Sam!!! #7579767

Anita Hogue 5/30/2009 12:49:33 PM

A really stunning macro, Sam! #7579861

Carol L. Fowler 5/30/2009 1:25:33 PM

Wow- awesome composition and colors. #7579912

Ron McEwan 5/30/2009 2:37:27 PM

A big WOW! here Sam, I went back over your gallery, boy I have missed some great work of yours, all look so wonderful, a real treat for the eyes and soul. #7580076

Julianne Bradford 5/30/2009 4:00:09 PM

Wow 2 Sam! This is a real example of a macro to the max! Wonderful work! #7580210

Julie Burnett 5/30/2009 4:01:52 PM

Terrific macro, Sam. Your angle really showcases the complexity of the petals, rarely seen!! #7580211

Sam Britt 5/30/2009 6:00:30 PM

Thanks Melissa, Judy, Tammy, Marcel, Shelly, Pamela, Rolan, Janet, Kitty, Carol S, Anita, Carol F, Ron, Julianne & Julie! #7580369

Christina N. Seuser 5/30/2009 6:17:26 PM

Amazing macro with terrific DOF, color and detail! #7580392

Tammy Espino 5/30/2009 7:32:10 PM

You have a ay with the flowers!! Awesome~ #7580525

Sam Britt 5/30/2009 8:00:50 PM

Thanks Christina & Tammy! #7580563

Gina Cormier 5/31/2009 4:44:05 AM

Awesome macro with wonderful color and detail!!! #7581163

Eugenio Diaz 5/31/2009 6:54:06 AM

Beautiful Colours!!!!!!!!!
Great details and light!
Awesome shot, Sam! #7581623

Sam Britt 5/31/2009 7:04:56 AM

Thanks Gina & Eugenio! #7581655

frank w. degenhardt 5/31/2009 8:55:22 AM

Sam- What an excellent use of pov and getting that awesome dof. I love the look that you came up with for this. Beautiful textures, love the brilliant blue background, and the vived red of the flowers.
Creative work my friend.
Have a wonderful day, take care. #7581914

Ken Jarvis 5/31/2009 2:51:15 PM

Amazing macro, Samantha! #7582672

Patrick Rouzes 5/31/2009 3:19:31 PM

INCREDIBLE dof, focus, colors, & comp here, Sam!!! Amazing work, as usual!!! #7582738

Ellen Hodges 5/31/2009 5:42:12 PM

Love the pov and dof on this beauty, Sam! #7583002

Sam Britt 5/31/2009 6:07:04 PM

Thank you Frank, Ken, Patrick & Ellen! #7583046

Tammy Scott 5/31/2009 6:48:56 PM

This is one fantastic macro...terrific focus and DOF! #7583171

Sam Britt 5/31/2009 7:38:43 PM

Thanks Tammy! #7583302

Tammy D. Ferren 6/1/2009 8:30:17 AM

Beautiful! Love the details, colors and pov on this Samantha! #7585121

Debra R. Harder 6/2/2009 8:52:37 AM

This is so BEAUTIFUL, Sam! Your DOF, POV, colors, lighting, details and composition are fantastic. Gorgeous image!! Deb #7588991

Sam Britt 6/2/2009 7:31:17 PM

Thank you Tammy & Deb! #7591302

Leslie McLain 7/30/2010 5:15:37 AM

Terrrific colors, perspective, and DOF, Sam. #8794863

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 8/13/2010 6:41:39 PM

Very nice Sam! Congratulations on your finalist!!! #8828700

Sam Britt 8/13/2010 6:47:15 PM

Thanks Leslie & Donna! #8828740

Nikki McDonald 8/13/2010 8:52:16 PM

Wonderful selective focus and great lines, Sam. Congratulations on the finalist and good luck in the next round. #8829389

JO ANN CLEVELAND 8/14/2010 5:24:57 AM

Congratulations on this outstanding finalist Sam!

jo ann c. #8830319

Stefania Barbier 8/14/2010 6:49:04 AM

wonderful finalist, congratulations! #8830813

Marilyn Cornwell 8/14/2010 9:15:12 AM

Congratulations! This is a wonderful Finalist - so glad you resubmitted!!! #8831543

Melissa G. Meiselman 8/14/2010 1:15:28 PM

stunning finalist,Sam, congratulations!!! #8832619

Nancyj E. Hovey 8/14/2010 2:08:34 PM

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8832988

Sharon Sawyer 8/14/2010 5:59:59 PM

Brilliant, Sam!!! Congratulations on another beautiful finalist and all the best in the next round! #8834031

Leslie McLain 8/16/2010 2:33:23 PM

Congrats on your beautiful winner, Sam. #8839873

Susan Fox 8/16/2010 2:37:23 PM

Congratulations on your win! #8839901

Susan Candelario 8/16/2010 2:48:15 PM

Big Congratz & well deserved, Sam! #8839958

Renee Doyle 8/16/2010 2:57:54 PM

Big congratulations on this wonderful winner Sam!!! #8840001

Agnes Fegan 8/16/2010 3:08:09 PM

Congratulations Sam!!! #8840045

Sharon Sawyer 8/16/2010 3:18:00 PM

Whooooooo Hooooooooooo!!! WTG, Sam! HUGE congratulations on your well deserved SECOND PLACE WIN!!! #8840091

Sharon Sawyer 8/16/2010 3:19:20 PM

A Very Big Congratulations to you Sam on your outstanding 2nd Place Gold award. A very deserving win for an outstanding photo. Well done. And thank you always for your nice comments on my images.

Brian #8840096

Kay Beausoleil 8/16/2010 3:27:45 PM

Congratulations on your win, Sam -- wonderful use of DOF! #8840156

Jessica Jenney 8/16/2010 3:30:19 PM

Congratulations, Sam on your beautiful win! #8840176

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 8/16/2010 3:43:19 PM

Fantastic July Winner, Sam! :-) k #8840275

Patrick Rouzes 8/16/2010 3:46:02 PM

Sam, CONGRATULATIIONS on this incredible WINNER! WTG, my friend! #8840297

Carol L. Fowler 8/16/2010 3:54:31 PM

Congrats on the WIN! #8840365

Carol Eade 8/16/2010 4:04:52 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful winning image, Sam! #8840473

Melissa G. Meiselman 8/16/2010 4:05:53 PM

VERRRy impressive shot, Sam!! Big congratulations on your win!! #8840480

Nancyj E. Hovey 8/16/2010 4:14:35 PM

on your very deserving

Anita Hogue 8/16/2010 4:22:13 PM

A fantastic image, Sam!

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S on your win! #8840620

Deborah C. Lewinson 8/16/2010 4:22:51 PM

Your resubmit paid off, Sam! Hardy congrats on this wonderful winner!
Debby #8840625

Monnie Ryan 8/16/2010 4:45:24 PM

Congratulations on your win, Sam! #8840752

Tammy Espino 8/16/2010 5:02:41 PM

Congrats :) #8840847

Renata Gusciora 8/16/2010 5:07:31 PM

Big congratulations on your awesome winner,Sam!!!:-) #8840882

Randy D. Dinkins 8/16/2010 5:18:29 PM

Great shot!!! Big congrats on your win! #8840926

Debra R. Harder 8/16/2010 5:23:13 PM

WTG, Sam! Huge congratulations on your BEAUTIFUL GOLD WINNER! Deb #8840955

David Phalen 8/16/2010 5:38:42 PM

BIG Congrats on a beautiful Winner!! #8841044

Melissa McCabe 8/16/2010 5:55:25 PM

So eye catching! Nicely done Sam, congrats : ) -mm #8841091

Sam Britt 8/16/2010 6:11:01 PM

Thanks everyone! This was definitely a surprise. #8841167

Steve M. Harrington 8/16/2010 6:33:04 PM

Good on you, Sam! :)
Steve #8841311

Terry Cervi 8/16/2010 7:28:47 PM

Congrats on your beautiful win, Sam! #8841568

Nadia Paul 8/16/2010 8:27:59 PM

Wonderful macro with great comp Sam - congrats on your win! #8841746

Ellen Hodges 8/16/2010 8:40:11 PM

Huge congrats on your fabulous win, Sam!!! #8841774

Usman M. Bajwa 8/16/2010 10:49:04 PM

Huge CONGRATZ on your Second Place Gold win, Sam. WTG!

UB. #8842022

Bojan Bencic 8/16/2010 10:49:40 PM

Congratulations on your fantastic winner, Samantha. #8842025

Courtenay Vanderbilt 8/17/2010 2:36:21 AM

Outstanding Sam! Congratulations! #8842213

Stefania Barbier 8/17/2010 4:47:09 AM

congratulations on your gorgeous winner! #8842396

Sandy Stigliano 8/17/2010 5:05:20 AM

Congrats Sam, looks 3D! #8842465

R. J. Laudenbacher 8/17/2010 5:15:44 AM

Wonderful Sam! Congratulations on your win! #8842516

frank w. degenhardt 8/17/2010 5:48:04 AM

What a beautiful look at the tips of these flowers. Congratulations on the Second Place Win my friend. Way to go. #8842651

Gina Cormier 8/17/2010 6:15:10 AM


Datha Y. Thompson 8/17/2010 6:33:14 AM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S ! ! ! #8842837

Mitch Spence 8/17/2010 9:27:10 AM

Congratulation to you, Sam, on the gold win! #8843345

Shelly A. Van Camp 8/17/2010 12:20:27 PM

Beautiful!! Congrats! #8843656

Kathy Salerni 8/17/2010 8:20:47 PM

Huge congrats on your well deserved Gold win, Sam! #8844709

Valentin M. Armianu 8/17/2010 9:10:34 PM

Amazing winner!!! Congratulations Sam!! #8844769

Ann Coates 8/17/2010 11:56:28 PM

Congratulations on your terrific win Sam. #8844915

anonymous 8/18/2010 6:35:11 AM

Congratulations Sam on your awesome winning image! #8845510

Erica Murphy 8/18/2010 10:00:40 AM

Congratulations on your WINNER Sam!! Beautiful image with a very interesting POV and DOF! #8845930

Cindy Bendush 8/18/2010 9:55:16 PM

Big congratulations on your excellent win Sam! #8847163

Tarun Bose 8/19/2010 11:19:15 AM

Big congrats Sam, for your winner. #8848637

Phyllis H. Burchett 8/19/2010 5:12:18 PM

Congrats on this fantastic win Sam! #8849301

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 8/20/2010 7:43:22 AM

HUGE congrats on your BEAUTIFUL Win!!! #8850446

Mike Clime 8/20/2010 4:42:57 PM

Congratulations on your winner! #8851463

Lindley Johnson 8/21/2010 8:12:01 AM

Terrific DOF and color in this fantastic Second Place win! Congratulations, Sam! #8852595

Emile Abbott 8/24/2010 5:28:35 PM

Great color and selective focus Sam. Congrats. #8859627

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Originally submitted to Details & Macro, resubmitted to Flowers category July 2010

Exif: F Number: 3.5, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 4/10 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 60.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi

Uploaded on 5/30/2009 7:05:02 AM All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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