a flower

Natasa Mikuz level-classic 6/7/2009 12:05:15 AM

This is wonderful! #1137990

Stefania Barbier level-classic 6/7/2009 12:10:31 AM

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member since: 5/1/2007 Great artistic frame with sf capture,Stef!!!! Love this....
6/7/2009 12:04:56 AM #7604260

Tiia Vissak level-classic 6/7/2009 12:12:31 AM

a great macro! #7604266

Melissa G. Meiselman 6/7/2009 12:16:20 AM

Vivid full frame macro with wonderful selective focus, dazzling color and terrific composition as the lines swirl towards the center, Stefania!! #7604279

Paul E. Earl 6/7/2009 12:37:36 AM

Superb image, Stef!! #7604375

Lynne Morris 6/7/2009 12:39:22 AM

Wow Stef, this is a stunning macro with fabulous details and lighting and I love the colour. #7604388

Laura E. Swan level-classic 6/7/2009 12:43:40 AM

Oh MY! This is really beautiful Stefania!!! You are truly a multi talented artist! This is just more proof!

Great job! -Laura :) #7604401

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 6/7/2009 12:45:10 AM

Just AWESOME floral, Stefania. Looks like we see this beauty again!!

Usman. #7604406

Laurence Saliba level-classic 6/7/2009 12:49:01 AM

Such a gorgeous macro Stefania!!! The colors are out of this world!! Fantastic!!! #7604420

Margaret R. Barry 6/7/2009 12:51:52 AM

Beautiful, Stefania. Lovely colors comp. and detail! #7604427

Pat Gamwell 6/7/2009 12:58:36 AM

Gorgeous macro, Stef! You don't do anything half-way! #7604444

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic 6/7/2009 1:48:22 AM

SUPERb focus and details, Stefania. LOVE the colors!!! #7604520

Renee Doyle level-classic 6/7/2009 1:52:47 AM

I really like your off-centre comp in this beautiful full frame Stef!! Wonderful colour and selective focus!! #7604527

Michael Khoury level-classic 6/7/2009 2:46:34 AM

I love its quiet elegance
mk #7604612

Karen Engelbreth level-classic 6/7/2009 2:46:49 AM

Wonderful color and details, Stefania... #7604613

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 6/7/2009 3:42:05 AM

Gorgeous image, Stefania. #7604666

MELODIE C. ROBERTS level-classic 6/7/2009 3:55:21 AM

Oh My!!
Delightful Stef!!
The Off Center is Right on!!!
Beautiful Color and Detail!!! #7604686

Kathleen Rinker level-classic 6/7/2009 4:20:34 AM

Gorgeous Stefania, love the color and comp!! #7604715

Michelle Alton level-classic 6/7/2009 4:41:41 AM

Somehow reminiscent of Georgia O'Keefe!
An unusual shot for you, Stefania...but masterful as USUAL! #7604757

Erin Appelbaum level-classic 6/7/2009 5:11:40 AM

Gorgeous color, focus and clarity Stefania. Peter #7604819

Stephen Zacker level-classic 6/7/2009 5:35:16 AM

Stunning macro. Like that splash of green #7604889

Maria A. Gonzalez level-classic 6/7/2009 5:38:35 AM

Beautiful color and excellent selective focus and sharpeness. Very well capture and great composition.Great job,Stefania. #7604893

Chua Wee Boo level-classic 6/7/2009 6:34:48 AM

Outstanding macro,Stef!!! #7604999

Gina Cormier level-classic 6/7/2009 6:37:40 AM

So beautiful Steph!! Love the color, detail and clarity!! #7605006

Mike Clime level-classic 6/7/2009 7:37:59 AM

Very pretty macro! #7605120

anonymous 6/7/2009 7:40:38 AM

Wonderful macro Stef! Fabulous color and detail! Love It! B- #7605130

Carol Sawyer 6/7/2009 8:22:05 AM

Beautiful macro, color and detail, Stefania!! #7605254

Mitch Spence level-classic 6/7/2009 8:45:27 AM

Lovely swirls of color leading into that crisp center, Stefania. #7605319

ROLAN NARMAN 6/7/2009 9:32:07 AM

Gorgeous close-up Stef! Love those beautiful swirls! #7605472

Candice C. Calhoun level-classic 6/7/2009 9:41:41 AM

Magnificent color, comp and detail...fantastic macro!

ccc #7605508

Dianna Murphy 6/7/2009 9:42:01 AM

Well I think you've got another winner. Wow, fabulous comp, selective focus. Wow, Wow, Wow. Color too... awesome #7605509

Daniella Puente 6/7/2009 11:20:36 AM

That deep purple is simply amazing, GORGEOUS macro Stef!!! #7605663

Marisol Pastor 6/7/2009 11:39:19 AM

Wonderful color and detail on this original full frame floral! #7605728

Marijana Fajgl level-classic 6/7/2009 11:56:56 AM

Amazing capture, Stefania! #7605787

Dolly L. Davis 6/7/2009 12:17:47 PM

Excellent macro, with wonderful color, comp, clarity! Awesome work! #7605901

Anita Hogue 6/7/2009 12:33:56 PM

Gorgeous capture and love love that color! #7605954

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 6/7/2009 12:50:12 PM

Wonderful macro Stef, love the delicate purple edges swirling round and round. #7605989

A P 6/7/2009 1:29:54 PM

Outstanding macro, Stefania #7606055

Sabrina Ryan 6/7/2009 1:50:17 PM

Just Beautiful Stefania! #7606123

Walter H. Wiesbeck 6/7/2009 2:21:22 PM

Beautiful shot and color,Stefania! #7606226

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic 6/7/2009 2:44:36 PM

WOW!!!! OUTSTANDING!!!! LOVE the sf!!! A winner for sure!!! <>< #7606278

Nancy L. Green level-classic 6/7/2009 2:49:24 PM

Simply GORGEOUS Stef, I love the rich color and the great use of SF, WTG!! <>< #7606298

Sam Britt 6/7/2009 3:16:00 PM

Beautiful color, great composition & selective focus, Stefania. #7606335

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 6/7/2009 5:03:50 PM

FANTASTIC with awesome DOF, colors and composition, Stefania!!! :-) k #7606565

Barbara Waldoch 6/7/2009 5:21:44 PM

Beautiful macro, Stef, love the colours! #7606620

Julianne Bradford 6/7/2009 7:09:39 PM

Beautiful full frame macro Stefania! Gorgeous color and emphasis on the ruffled edges. #7606877

Tammy Espino 6/7/2009 8:48:14 PM

Beautiful! :) #7607093

Becky J. Parkinson level-classic 6/7/2009 9:18:34 PM

Incredible image, Stefania! I love the shallow dof and the purple is just so pure and beautiful. Very, very nice! #7607165

Brett Dolsen 6/8/2009 2:38:11 AM

WOW!!Great sf composition and colours Stefania!!Brett #7607554

Manuel Barrera 6/8/2009 3:15:54 AM

Excellent! #7607645

Joy Rector 6/8/2009 4:50:52 AM

awesome #7608040

John Benway level-classic 6/8/2009 5:41:59 AM

Gorgeous Stef, in every way.
John #7608221

Ken Smith level-classic 6/8/2009 5:42:11 AM

Beautiful, Stef...this is a little different for you. I like how the purple surrounds the inside of the flower. Excellent! #7608225

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic 6/8/2009 6:23:57 AM

Such lovely colours! wonderful dof and details!! #7608409

Derek D. Dafoe 6/8/2009 11:01:51 AM

Excellent color and focus Stefania! Nice job here ! #7609114

Mary K. Robison 6/9/2009 2:02:13 AM

Gorgeous macro with wonderful detail, Stef! #7611066

Stephanie Frey 6/9/2009 2:23:57 AM

Great comp, colors, DOF and clarity! Wonderful, Stef! #7611147

Courtenay Vanderbilt 6/9/2009 6:34:50 AM

Fantastic image Stef! Beautifully seen and captured! #7612008

Christian Rosito level-classic 6/9/2009 8:59:44 AM

Gorgeous!! Excellent macro! #7612542

Debra R. Harder 6/9/2009 12:08:52 PM

OMGOSH, Stefania! Amazing floral!!! I LOVE your DOF and composition...and the vivid colors are outstanding. Beautiful!! Deb #7613161

JO ANN CLEVELAND 6/9/2009 6:41:00 PM

I ditto Deb! Love the colors and the softness, hope we see this again Steph!

jo ann c.


Vladan D. Djordjevic 6/10/2009 11:08:13 AM

Fantastic image! The color, details and feel are superb. #7616408

Janice Mezzacappa 6/10/2009 6:03:39 PM

I love the blur and edges circling more and more into focus! Perfect placement, gorgeous color purple, and just the touch of green with such details, outstanding Stefania!! #7617473

Stefania Barbier level-classic 6/11/2009 12:48:08 AM

thank you all! your comments and support mean so much to me!!! #7618363

Anita Tykwinski level-classic 6/11/2009 5:10:00 AM

Gorgeous macro, colors and detail. #7618987

Stefania Barbier level-classic 6/11/2009 6:18:30 AM

thank you Anita! #7619280

Erica Murphy level-classic 6/11/2009 6:40:43 AM

Beautiful image Stefania with awesome color, comp and focus. #7619331

Erica Murphy level-classic 6/11/2009 6:40:43 AM

Beautiful image Stefania with awesome color, comp and focus. #7619332

Stefania Barbier level-classic 6/11/2009 6:48:12 AM

thank you Erica! #7619348

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 6/12/2009 9:01:44 PM

Eye catching and beautiful Stef! #7624812

Stefania Barbier level-classic 6/12/2009 11:36:07 PM

thank you Donna! #7624968

Erin Appelbaum level-classic 7/21/2009 4:24:04 PM

Outstanding finalist Stefania. Good luck next round. Peter #7763778

Janice Mezzacappa level-classic 7/21/2009 5:08:34 PM

Huge Congrats Stefania on this beauty of a finalist, Good Luck! #7764221

Tammy Espino level-classic 7/21/2009 5:19:02 PM

Congrats on a great finalist!! :) #7764335

Tammy Espino level-classic 7/21/2009 5:19:02 PM

Congrats on a great finalist!! :) #7764336

Tammy Espino level-classic 7/21/2009 5:20:21 PM

Congrats on a great finalist!! :) #7764350

Daniella Puente level-classic 7/21/2009 5:25:43 PM

Congratulations on this beauty Stef!!!!! #7764415

Anita Hogue 7/21/2009 5:31:13 PM

Awesome macro Stefania! Congratulations! #7764463

Max Aureli 7/21/2009 6:04:35 PM

Ohhhhhhhh.... Congratulations my friend!!!!! #7764774

anonymous 7/21/2009 6:07:44 PM

Congratulations Stef on your beautiful finalist! B- #7764809

ROLAN NARMAN 7/21/2009 6:30:22 PM

Huge Congrats on this gorgeous finalist Stef! Laurence will be happy for this one!!!!! #7765069

Colleen Farrell level-classic 7/21/2009 6:52:44 PM

Beautiful, Stef! Big congrats on your finalist! #7765270

Sabrina Ryan 7/21/2009 7:10:36 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your Beautiful Finalist photo, Stefania! #7765375

Melissa G. Meiselman 7/21/2009 7:22:47 PM

Congratulations on this stunning finalist, Stefania!!! #7765468

Cassie L. Woodlee 7/21/2009 7:39:49 PM

Congratulations, Stefania!!! #7765647

Sam Britt 7/21/2009 7:57:38 PM

Congratulations, Stefania! #7765823

A P 7/21/2009 8:03:27 PM

Congratulations on your finalist Stefania. Best of luck in the next round. #7765871

Teresa A. Burnett level-classic 7/21/2009 9:24:58 PM

And another big YAYYYYYYYY!!! Huge congratulations on this gorgeous finalist, Stef!! Best of luck in the next round!! #7766268

Debra R. Harder 7/21/2009 9:50:37 PM

This is MAGNIFICENT, Stefania! Love everything about it!! CONGRATULATIONS on another BEAUTIFUL finalist!! Deb #7766399

Laurence Saliba level-classic 7/21/2009 10:11:32 PM

A Fantastic month Stefania!!! :) Congratulations again!! Such an excellent macro!!!! #7766521

Renee Doyle level-classic 7/22/2009 12:17:48 AM

Beautiful!! Congratulations Stef!! #7766798

Laurence Saliba level-classic 7/22/2009 1:13:26 AM

Its not the same one Rolan!!! Mine seems to be gone!! #7766914

Mukesh Srivastava level-classic 7/22/2009 6:39:20 AM

OUTSTANDING image,Stef!!!! Huge congrats for the FINALISTS and good luck for next round!!!!! #7768080

Erica Murphy level-classic 7/22/2009 6:47:44 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist!! #7768142

ROLAN NARMAN 7/22/2009 6:56:46 AM

Oh! LOL! Laurence! It looked similar! Did you mean to say that she deleted the one for your birthday? So sorry to hear that! #7768210

Derek D. Dafoe 7/22/2009 8:11:25 AM

Congrats on all of your Finalist's Stefania!! #7768707

Alex T. Mizuno 7/22/2009 2:49:55 PM

Stunning macro! Congratulations on your Finalist Stefania!!! #7770808

Patricia Ronan 7/22/2009 3:08:32 PM

Congrats on all your finalist wins Stefania:)) #7770883

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 7/22/2009 11:55:22 PM

CONGRATULATIONS Stefania, on another beautiful Finalist!

UB. #7772716

Stefania Barbier level-classic 7/23/2009 12:19:25 AM

thank you all, I truly appreciate your comments! :-) #7772753

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-classic 7/23/2009 5:34:44 PM

Congratulations, Stef!! #7776061

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 7/25/2009 4:51:46 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible finalist, Stefania!!! #7779921

Alison Krylowski 7/29/2009 10:51:10 AM

Congratulations! This is gorgeous!!! #7794228

Marisol Pastor 9/5/2009 4:15:19 AM

I'm so far behind on commenting ... trying to catch up! Congratulations Stefania. #7917075

Stefania Barbier level-classic 9/5/2009 10:44:40 AM

Marisol, Alison, Patrick, Court: thank you! #7917958

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Exif: F Number: 3.5, Exposure Bias Value: -0.67, ExposureTime: 1/160 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 180.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II

Uploaded on 6/6/2009 11:56:20 PM
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