Blooming Rows of Color

© Donna LaMattino Pagakis

Blooming Rows of Color

Julianne Bradford level-classic 6/1/2009 7:02:15 PM

Great composition Donna, the foreground leads the eye to the background which carries one throughout this beautifully captured colorful field.Love the lines and curves! #1135688

Pat Gamwell 6/1/2009 7:48:41 PM

A SUPERB WINNER, Donna! Exquisite! #7587017

Tammy J. Russotto 6/1/2009 7:55:55 PM

Wow! This is a gorgeous shot. #7587035

Les Rhoades level-classic 6/1/2009 8:47:30 PM

WOW! What a garden #7587115

Naomi Weiser level-classic 6/1/2009 11:54:46 PM

great capture, love the colors! #7587259

Jennifer L. Alder 6/2/2009 12:40:16 AM

A stunning find! wow! :) #7587381

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 6/2/2009 3:05:15 AM

Just gorgeous, Donna. Love the colours. #7587723

Leslie McLain level-classic 6/2/2009 4:23:31 AM

Amazing colors and design elements. #7587946

Joy Rector level-classic 6/2/2009 5:35:44 AM

beautiful #7588197

Gina M. Savage level-classic 6/2/2009 6:48:02 AM

Amazing! Beautiful capture, Donna. #7588498

Debra R. Harder level-classic 6/2/2009 8:36:20 AM

WOW, Donna! This is amazing!! A definite jaw dropper!! Love the colors, details, patterns and composition. I know we'll see this beauty again! Deb #7588946

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 6/2/2009 8:47:24 AM

Thank you for all of your wonderful comments. I truly appreciate them!

Donna #7588975

Stefania Barbier level-classic 6/2/2009 9:22:51 AM

truly superb Donna... winner in my book! #7589108

Dianna Murphy level-classic 6/2/2009 10:22:56 AM

Wow, what an amazing site this must have been! Great EOD entry. #7589381

Rajeev 270293 Kashyap level-classic 6/2/2009 12:30:33 PM

Just gorgeous, Donna.! #7589768

Jane Holestine level-classic 6/2/2009 1:59:14 PM

Absolutely beautiful, Donna. #7590096

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 6/2/2009 3:29:02 PM

Thanks again to each of you!

Donna #7590466

Songbird Cline level-classic 6/2/2009 8:24:39 PM

stunning!! gorgeous!! #7591426

Sherran Andersen level-classic 6/2/2009 9:55:47 PM

Beautiful capture... really like the pov. Sherran #7591571

Michael Khoury level-classic 6/4/2009 2:37:27 AM

gorgeous design Donna !...visually delightful
mk #7595739

Linda D. Lester level-classic 6/13/2009 8:09:04 AM

You had to be in "WOW" standing there looking at these. Just beautiful! #7626222

Heather Goldman level-classic 6/18/2009 3:08:59 PM

Love this image.
Great compostion #7645225

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 6/18/2009 4:18:19 PM

Thank you everyone, your comments are awesome!!!

Donna #7645358

Carol L. Fowler level-classic 6/23/2009 2:55:06 PM

What a burst of color! Truly "eye candy"!! #7671024

Anita Hogue level-classic 6/23/2009 3:04:24 PM

WOW,awesome capture of this awesome garden Donna! Sure hope we see this one again! #7671056

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 6/23/2009 3:07:06 PM

Thank you Carol and Anita! #7671066

Lynn M. Whitt level-classic 6/23/2009 5:02:59 PM

Wow, this is gorgeous... #7671310

Stefania Barbier level-classic 6/23/2009 11:21:16 PM

good luck this time around... I think it is an exceptionally beautiful capture... :) #7672009

Robert K. Bemus level-classic 6/24/2009 1:32:19 AM

Simply outstanding, Donna-- GREAT shot!! #7672334

Susan Fox level-classic 6/24/2009 4:12:59 PM

Gorgeous! Excellent colors and lines #7675028

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 6/24/2009 6:15:35 PM

Wonderful capture of this beautiful colorful field of flowers, Donna! #7675306

Max Aureli level-classic 6/24/2009 6:23:21 PM

Fantastic find, scene and colorful image!! Great lines design, Donna!!! #7675317

Kaye Burazin level-classic 6/24/2009 7:08:35 PM

Sweet, almost can smell the beautiful fragrance from here Donna #7675389

Hendrik Storme level-classic 6/25/2009 3:35:29 AM

WOW! Great lines,comp,colors and image Donna!!!! #7676204

John Connolly level-classic 6/25/2009 2:07:04 PM

A really outstanding capture of this glorious floral display, Donna! I think we will see this one again! #7677942

Renee Doyle level-classic 6/25/2009 4:14:04 PM

Just love this Donna!!! Fantastic work!! #7678285

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 6/25/2009 5:53:41 PM

Thank you everyone!

Donna #7678545

Sue Marshall 6/25/2009 7:26:48 PM

Incredibly beautiful array of colours, Donna! :-) #7678697

Guy D. Biechele level-classic 6/25/2009 8:04:41 PM

Just spectacular. Wonderful design. #7678758

Robert Baer level-classic 6/27/2009 3:13:32 PM

wow this is fantastic. love how the lines you captured are going in different directions. The colors are amazing! #7684569

Odeth Mizuno level-classic 6/29/2009 3:20:21 PM

Very gorgeous floral shot, Donna! #7690753

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 6/29/2009 3:31:40 PM

Thank you Sue, Guy, Justin and Odeth!! #7690769

Sharon 7/21/2009 4:56:00 PM

CONGRATULATIONS!! #7764099

Sherry McClead 7/21/2009 5:06:33 PM

WTG Donna!!! Wonderful finalist!!
CONGRATS!

Sherrybear #7764201

Anita Hogue level-classic 7/21/2009 5:20:16 PM

WOW a terrific design of bold & beautiful colors Donna! Congratulations! #7764349

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 7/21/2009 5:29:21 PM

Wow, dazzling image, Donna!

Congratulations on your finalist!
Debby #7764442

Dawn M. Schneider level-classic 7/21/2009 5:52:28 PM

congrats again my friend, beautiful #7764635

Tamara K. Walker level-classic 7/21/2009 6:20:35 PM

CONGRATULATIONS! #7764937

Amy M. Wilson level-classic 7/21/2009 6:38:15 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Donna! #7765150

Valentin M. Armianu level-classic 7/21/2009 6:39:56 PM

Congratulations on your gorgeous Finalist!!! #7765166

ROLAN NARMAN 7/21/2009 6:41:49 PM

Huge Congrats on this gorgeous finalist Donna! #7765187

Marcel J. Fernandez 7/21/2009 6:51:31 PM

Congratulations Donna on your colorful Finalist. #7765263

Sam Britt level-classic 7/21/2009 6:54:37 PM

Congratulations on your terrific finalist, Donna! #7765283

Max Aureli 7/21/2009 6:58:36 PM

Congratulations Donna on this fantastic Finalist!!!! #7765317

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 7/21/2009 7:28:23 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your wonderful Finalist photo, Donna! #7765523

Colleen Farrell level-classic 7/21/2009 7:49:22 PM

Gorgeous, Donna! Big congrats again! #7765746

Sherran Andersen level-classic 7/21/2009 7:53:41 PM

Love this finalist... congrats. Sherran #7765784

Joseph T. Pilonero level-classic 7/21/2009 7:57:52 PM

The colors, the layout of all the layers, all is just spectacular. Good luck with this Donna. TED #7765824

A P level-classic 7/21/2009 8:43:56 PM

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Congratulations on your finalist Donna!! Best of luck in the next round. #7766069

Susan Fox level-classic 7/21/2009 9:55:59 PM

Congratulations Donna! #7766442

Debra R. Harder level-classic 7/21/2009 10:06:02 PM

Gorgeous presentation, Donna! WOW! Congratulations on another OUTSTANDING finalist!! Deb #7766507

Teresa A. Burnett level-classic 7/21/2009 10:13:08 PM

And another huge congratulations on this gorgeous finalist, Donna!! Best of luck in the next round!! #7766526

Renee Doyle level-classic 7/22/2009 12:35:33 AM

Congratulations Donna on this beautiful finalist!! #7766844

Katarina Mansson level-classic 7/22/2009 3:20:52 AM

Congratulations on your colorful finalist DOnna! #7767133

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 7/22/2009 3:35:11 AM

Beautiful - Congrats Donna on your Finalist! Jeff #7767205

Graeme Chow level-classic 7/22/2009 5:04:40 AM

Superb scenery ! Congratulations Donna. #7767523

Leslie McLain level-classic 7/22/2009 5:20:49 AM

Congrats on your beautiful finalist, Donna. #7767629

Susan M. Hembree level-classic 7/22/2009 6:44:11 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Donna! #7768113

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 7/22/2009 8:18:34 AM

WTG, Donna. CONGRATULATIONS on another beautiful Finalist.

UB. #7768746

Kristi A. Howson 7/22/2009 9:00:29 AM

Beautiful array of colors Donna! #7768978

Anna Diederich level-classic 7/22/2009 9:02:24 AM

Congratulations Donna! #7768993

Glenn E. Traver level-classic 7/22/2009 9:18:33 AM

Congratulations Donna on this colorful Finalist ~ GT #7769105

Gary Lange 7/22/2009 9:36:28 AM

Many congrats!! #7769231

Julianne Bradford level-classic 7/22/2009 9:43:51 AM

So glad to see you get a well deserved finalist award for this great shot Donna! #7769276

Erica Murphy level-classic 7/22/2009 9:46:55 AM

Congratulations Donna!! This is stunning! #7769299

Karen Celella level-classic 7/22/2009 10:04:20 AM

This is a stunning sight. Congratulations on your wonderful Finalist Donna. Best of luck in the next round. #7769365

Linda Blair level-classic 7/22/2009 10:39:50 AM

WOW....what a beautiful finalist...congratulations!!!!!! #7769535

Cheryl E. Molennor level-classic 7/22/2009 11:12:46 AM

CONGRATULATIONS :)! #7769699

Leslie McLain level-classic 7/22/2009 11:17:45 AM

Congrats on your amazing winner, Donna. Love this image. #7769744

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 7/22/2009 11:24:58 AM

How exciting! Thank you everyone for your incredible comments, congratulatory wishes and constant support!!!! Also, thank you to the judges at BetterPhoto!!!!

I am truly honored!!!

Donna #7769794

A P 7/22/2009 11:35:35 AM

CONGRATULATIONS DONNA ON YOUR AWESOME WINNER #7769864

Julianne Bradford level-classic 7/22/2009 11:49:23 AM

Congrats on this stunning winner Donna!!Yeah!!! #7769957

Lynne Morris level-classic 7/22/2009 12:11:29 PM

Huge Congratulations on this wonderful winner Donna, a beautiful capture. #7770092

Tammy Espino 7/22/2009 12:22:45 PM

Ya! Congrats!!! :))))) #7770141

Daniella Puente level-classic 7/22/2009 12:30:31 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful winner Donna :))) #7770179

Tarun Bose 7/22/2009 1:03:45 PM

Big congrats for your gold, Donna. #7770343

Renee Doyle level-classic 7/22/2009 1:10:00 PM

Fantastic Donna!!! Big congratulations to you!! #7770377

ROLAN NARMAN 7/22/2009 2:00:28 PM

Huge congratulations on your well deserved win Donna! #7770584

Clyde P. Smith 7/22/2009 2:12:58 PM

Congratulations for your winner Donna. I remember you telling me about this place at the summit. Very well executed! #7770634

Anita Hogue level-classic 7/22/2009 2:20:53 PM

So glad to see this in the winners circle! Congratulations Donna! #7770675

Mitch Spence level-classic 7/22/2009 2:29:59 PM

Congratulations to you, Donna! #7770723

Kelly S. Cavanaugh 7/22/2009 3:08:16 PM

Gorgeous, Donna! Congratulations on your win!! #7770882

Nadya Johnson 7/22/2009 3:14:46 PM

Congratulations on your outstanding winner, Donna! #7770915

Sherry McClead 7/22/2009 3:16:24 PM

Lookie lookie... I see GOLD... Congrats girl!

Sherrybear #7770920

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 7/22/2009 3:19:37 PM

You are all amazing!!! Thank you for your incredible comments and congratulatory wishes!!! How VERY cool!!!

Take care!!!

Donna #7770934

Sarah Springer 7/22/2009 5:17:35 PM

WTG, Donna!! The color and compostion of your winning image is fabulous!!!! #7771331

Susan Fox 7/22/2009 5:34:36 PM

Congratulations on your win Donna! #7771415

Colleen Farrell level-classic 7/22/2009 5:40:16 PM

WTG, Donna! Big congrats on a most well-deserved win! #7771461

Eugenio Diaz 7/22/2009 5:53:24 PM

Congratulations on your OUTSTANDING Winner!!!
AMAZING work here!!!
WTG Donna! #7771532

Ken Smith level-classic 7/22/2009 6:24:40 PM

What a beautiful place, Donna. Congrats again on this gold! #7771745

Debra R. Harder level-classic 7/22/2009 7:21:44 PM

This is truly BEAUTIFUL, Donna! Congratulations on your STUNNING GOLD WINNER!! Deb #7772085

Sam Britt level-classic 7/22/2009 7:25:28 PM

Congratulations on this win, Donna! #7772109

Carol L. Fowler level-classic 7/22/2009 7:31:29 PM

Congrats on this WIN! #7772142

Terry L. Ellis level-classic 7/22/2009 7:44:05 PM

An excellent Second Place win, Donna! Congratualtions! You deserve this!!!! #7772196

Alex T. Mizuno level-classic 7/22/2009 9:28:25 PM

Just mesmerizing Donna! Congratulations on your win!!! #7772411

Datha Y. Thompson level-classic 7/22/2009 9:53:14 PM

SO GORGEOUS Donna!!
Congratulations to you!!! WTG :0) #7772506

Tommy E. Burgess 7/23/2009 12:12:26 AM

Congratulations on your gorgeous winner Donna!!! #7772743

Brett Dolsen 7/23/2009 1:05:06 AM

Beautifull winner and congratulations Donna!!Brett #7772867

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 7/23/2009 1:50:33 AM

WTG, Donna. CONGRATULATIONS on this stunning GOLD Winner!

UB. #7772946

Katarina Mansson level-classic 7/23/2009 2:33:57 AM

YEAH - congratulations on your GOLD Donna! #7773004

Peter Appelbaum level-classic 7/23/2009 3:44:04 AM

Outstanding winner Donna. Congrats. Peter #7773282

Max Aureli level-classic 7/23/2009 3:45:51 AM

Congratulations on your fantastic Winner Donna!!!! #7773292

Jessica Jenney level-classic 7/23/2009 4:32:50 AM

Congratulations, Donna on your gorgeous win! #7773464

frank w. degenhardt level-classic 7/23/2009 6:36:20 AM

Love the colors and lines. Congratulations on it being a Finalist and a Winner from Annie and myself. #7773954

Allen O. Howard 7/23/2009 7:57:40 AM

Oh yeah... Gorgeous! Congratulations, Donna!!! #7774271

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 7/23/2009 9:17:20 AM

Wonderful winning image, Donna!!! WTG!!! :-) k #7774633

Rebecca K. Lefferts 7/23/2009 9:22:38 AM

Awesome shot!! congratulations!!! #7774666

Courtenay Vanderbilt 7/23/2009 4:25:20 PM

Wonderful Renee, Congratulations!!!!! #7775822

Susan M. Campbell level-classic 7/23/2009 7:53:46 PM

Congrats Donna....awesome shot. #7776330

Stan Kwasniowski 7/23/2009 8:13:12 PM

Donna, Congratulations #7776363

Susana Heide level-classic 7/23/2009 8:23:18 PM

A rainbow of color!!! I can almost smell the floral scent! And I can definitely smell the golden medal :o) Many congrats to you Donna!!! #7776383

Teresa A. Burnett level-classic 7/23/2009 9:10:15 PM

Huge congratulations Donna on this very well deserved win!! #7776497

Dianna Murphy level-classic 7/24/2009 8:48:48 AM

Congratulations Donna. A great win! #7777991

Maria Coulson level-classic 7/24/2009 9:10:14 PM

Amaazing colors and patters. Congratulations! #7779325

Marcel J. Fernandez level-classic 7/25/2009 9:12:04 AM

Congratulations Donna! I always enjoy your wonderful work and success.

Marcel #7780578

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 7/25/2009 4:20:43 PM

Amazing - Congrats Donna on your Beautiful 2nd Place Win! Jeff #7781340

M.Christine Duncan 7/25/2009 7:39:40 PM

Vibrant and alive!!! Congrats on this amazing image Donna... immediately caught my eye amongst the winners!!! #7781754

Cindy Bendush level-classic 7/26/2009 6:10:29 PM

Awesome win Donna! Congratulations! #7784387

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 7/26/2009 9:04:57 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this phenomenal WINNER, Donna!!! AMAZING work!!! #7784753

Donna R. Wageman level-classic 7/27/2009 4:24:38 PM

Tremendous in color, comp, just everything. Congratulations! #7787710

Kristi A. Howson level-classic 7/27/2009 8:01:11 PM

Congratulations Donna. Your framing of these flowers make such a beautiful composition! #7788377

Nick Lagos level-classic 7/29/2009 6:32:26 AM

A very well seen, composed and captured image Donna...congrats on a fine win #7793496

Stefania Barbier level-classic 8/1/2009 10:35:05 PM

spectacular cheerful win Donna... HUGE CONGRATS!!!!! #7805864

Anne McKinnell level-classic 8/4/2009 9:29:29 AM

Congratulations Donna!! I love the beautiful colours and lines in this stunning photo. #7815445

Phyllis Burchett level-classic 8/23/2009 6:34:34 AM

This is wonderful, well composed, just beautiful. Congrats! #7879890

Jean B. Hall level-classic 9/6/2009 2:54:38 PM

Breathtaking shot -- with fabulous colors and composition. I have added it to my favorites. #7920463

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 9/6/2009 5:35:35 PM

Thanks again to each and every one of you!!!

Donna #7920752

Songbird Cline level-classic 10/6/2009 2:38:21 PM

jaw dropping spectacular! #8014094

Ken Falls 10/21/2009 8:30:15 PM

Amazing image. I love th colors I want to run and jump into this image #8057187

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 10/22/2009 12:21:43 PM

Thank you Songbird & Ken! #8059049

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 11/15/2009 2:54:42 AM

Congratulations Donna on your Win!!!


Dominick #8132205


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Description

Carlsbad Flower Fields
April 9, 2009
F 22 @ 1/40 sec ISO 100

*Elements of Design*

Exif: F Number: 22, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/40 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 135.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi

Uploaded on 6/1/2009 6:55:15 PM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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