See the light

© Carol Brill

See the light

Gaurav Mehra 4/25/2005 12:17:11 AM

Classic capture & presentation, Carol!!! Wonderful effects used, the colors are just awesome, very beautiful indeed. #240659

Dan Holm 4/25/2005 12:20:54 AM

Wowow!!! ... A masterpiece, Carol!!! You've captured something truly GORGEOUS and very special, here! I'm looking forward to seeing this again! #1288402

Jordi Delgado 4/25/2005 12:21:16 AM

So beautiful, Carol!!!

:-)) #1288403

S J 4/25/2005 12:21:50 AM

Unique capture and composition, Carol!! Great job!! #1288404

Evy Johansen 4/25/2005 12:31:30 AM

Wow.... Awesome image, Carol! Simply beautiful! #1288423

Mata Patan 4/25/2005 1:57:40 AM

Your California Poppy is fantastic, very well done Carol! #1288499

Paul Michko 4/25/2005 2:08:37 AM

Wonderful lighting and perspective, Carol. #1288516

Carla Metzler 4/25/2005 2:28:28 AM

Simply beautiful, Carol! #1288536

Carolyn M. Fletcher 4/25/2005 2:47:59 AM

Excellent! #1288551

Colleen Braun 4/25/2005 2:57:40 AM

I love this... #1288563

Tammy Scott 4/25/2005 3:19:53 AM

Very beautiful image, Carol! Awersome color and light! #1288612

Stephanie Lyons 4/25/2005 3:46:47 AM

Gorgeous Carol! I can't get enough of these Poppies! #1288696

Tom Andersen 4/25/2005 4:09:16 AM

Absolutely gorgeous, Carol! Perfection! #1288783

Charlene Bayerle 4/25/2005 4:50:41 AM

Outstanding Carol!!!!! #1288944

William C. Raco 4/25/2005 5:24:40 AM

Wow, sensational color, light and composition.
Wonderful photo, Carol

bill
#1289071

Roger Bernabo 4/25/2005 6:00:20 AM

very nice work Carol! the softness is wonderful #1289190

Colette M. Metcalf 4/25/2005 9:58:23 AM

Just beautiful, Carol!!! #1290022

Marsha S. Smith 4/25/2005 11:00:03 AM

This is awesomely beautiful, Carol. The lighting is simply amazing and I love the effects on the greenery. #1290196

Deborah Sandidge 4/25/2005 1:09:42 PM

Beautiful colors and painterly effects, Carol, great work! #1290621

Deborah C. Lewinson 4/25/2005 5:56:58 PM

This is soooo beautiful, Carol, outstanding lighting and DOF!
-Debby #1291214

Terry R. Hatfield 4/25/2005 7:16:35 PM

Woah!!Is This a Beauty:-)Love The Lighting And That Awesome DOF carol!! #1291477

Carol Brill 4/25/2005 9:35:12 PM

Gaurav, Dan, Jordi, Sanjay, Evy, Mata, Paul, Carla, Carolyn, Colleen, Tammy, Stephanie, Tom, Charlene, Bill, Roger, Colette, Marsha, Deborah, Debby, and Terry: What a lovely response, thank you all so much for your generous comments!

No effects used here other than adjusting the contrast and utilizing a shallow DOF on my 100mm macro lens--as well as a slight breeze that parted the clouds and allowed the sun to peek out for just a second during this shot! #1291612

Danilo Piccioni 4/25/2005 11:07:38 PM

Excellent!!! #1291691

Cathy Stancil 4/28/2005 9:46:16 AM

This is magnificent Carol !! Absolutly gorgeous !! Well done ! #1300421

Goshka G. 4/28/2005 10:53:02 AM

Just amazing, Carol!!! #1300642

Carol Brill 4/28/2005 5:36:56 PM

Danilo, Cathy, and Goshka: So nice to hear from you, thanks for stopping by and commenting! #1301490

Donna Roberts 4/29/2005 1:25:31 AM

Playing 'catch-up' with my comments Carol but please let me say that this is OUTSTANDING.
Love the detail you have captured in this bloom. Very well done.
:-) from 'downunder' #1302284

Carol Brill 4/29/2005 1:03:15 PM

Thank you so much, Donna! #1304163

Mary K. Robison 4/29/2005 11:13:48 PM

An other-worldly, impressionistic gem, Carol. We will surely see this one again next month! #1305392

Melissa L. Zavadil 5/6/2005 9:45:46 AM

This is stunning! This is to be a winner NO doubt in my mind at all! Absolutely beautiful! #1325672

Photographer 5/7/2005 2:14:52 AM

WOW! Absolutely beautiful with wonderful lighting and title Carol, love it! #1327331

Carol Brill 5/7/2005 5:27:49 PM

Mary, Melissa, and Her: Thanks for your supportive remarks, I appreciate them immensely! #1329114

Mary K. Robison 5/20/2005 12:08:31 AM

CONGRATULATIONS, CAROL!!!
This beauty is such a great choice for POTD! #1370442

Stanley J. Contrades 5/20/2005 12:09:23 AM

I just opened my e-mail and this is the one at the very top, WOW!! Big CONGRATULATIONS on this beauty being selected as the POTD, Carol!! Absolutely a fabulous choice!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1370444

Karen Engelbreth 5/20/2005 12:11:55 AM

Big congrats on your POTD, Carol! #1370449

S J 5/20/2005 12:20:46 AM

Many Congratulations on this OUTSTANDING POTD, Carol!! #1370457

Susie Peek-Swint 5/20/2005 12:21:07 AM

Beautiful Carol ~ many congrats on potd! #1370459

Dan Holm 5/20/2005 12:21:49 AM

Whoa!! CONGRATULATIONS on this truly magnificent POTD, Carol!! So very well deserved! #1370460

Danilo Piccioni 5/20/2005 12:23:41 AM

What a fantastic POTD!!!!!!! congratulations! #1370465

Danilo Piccioni 5/20/2005 12:23:42 AM

What a fantastic POTD!!!!!!! congratulations! #1370466

Mary N C. Taitt 5/20/2005 12:24:15 AM

AMAZING photo--looks like flame and light, very uplifting!!!Definitely worthy! :-) #1370469

Beau Hudspeth Photography 5/20/2005 12:35:06 AM

Stunning! Congrats on POTD! #1370490

Paul E. Earl 5/20/2005 12:40:51 AM

Gorgeous picture!!! #1370500

Deborah C. Lewinson 5/20/2005 12:46:49 AM

Congrats on this marvelous POTD, Carol!
-Debby #1370510

Darren K. Fisher 5/20/2005 12:53:34 AM

WOW what a fantastic image. From the lighting to the way you composed this is just brilliant. Congrats on your POD and awesome image. #1370516

Jordi Delgado 5/20/2005 1:58:25 AM

Congrats on your Picture of the Day, Carol!!! Really deserved!!

:-)) #1370559

Bill Houghton 5/20/2005 2:32:17 AM

Beautiful shot Carol. Awesome image. Congratulations on your win. #1370611

Bill Houghton 5/20/2005 2:32:20 AM

Beautiful shot Carol. Awesome image. Congratulations on your win. #1370612

Marsha S. Smith 5/20/2005 2:37:51 AM

Gorgeous, Carol! Congratulations! on your POTD!!! #1370618

Paul Michko 5/20/2005 2:44:01 AM

Awesome image for POTD, Carol. Congratulations. #1370628

Tom Andersen 5/20/2005 2:50:55 AM

Super image, Carol! Congratulations on POTD! #1370647

Evy Johansen 5/20/2005 3:08:40 AM

So well deserved!! Many congratulations on your beautiful POTD, Carol!! #1370682

Judy S. Fung 5/20/2005 3:16:34 AM

Congrats on your POTD, Carol! #1370694

Ed Heaton 5/20/2005 3:21:26 AM

Good morning Carol,
Great job and congrats on POTD! #1370703

Kathleen Clemons 5/20/2005 3:25:18 AM

Gorgeous, Carol! Congrats! #1370708

Colleen Braun 5/20/2005 3:29:53 AM

fantastic... #1370714

Donna W. Neal 5/20/2005 3:34:48 AM

Congratulations Carol on POTD this is beautiful #1370718

Allan L. Whitehead 5/20/2005 3:41:04 AM

Carol, congratulations on this marvelous POTD selection. It is very richly deserved, my dear friend - your friend, Allan #1370736

Sharon E. Lowe 5/20/2005 3:42:54 AM

Carol - just gorgeous! Congrats on your POTD!! #1370743

Joy Brown 5/20/2005 3:43:25 AM

Congratulations Carol...this is outstanding! #1370744

Tammy McAllister 5/20/2005 3:47:27 AM

WOW Carol this is just beautiful! Congratulations on this well deserved POTD!
Tootles #1370760

Peggy Wolff 5/20/2005 3:52:28 AM

Beautiful job on this Carol! Congratulations! #1370785

Tammy Scott 5/20/2005 3:52:53 AM

Congratulations on your POTD!!! #1370790

Laura Clay-Ballard 5/20/2005 3:58:24 AM

Gorgeous! congrats on potd. #1370812

Claudia Kuhn 5/20/2005 4:09:06 AM

Really beautiful perspective Carol, congrats on your potd! #1370839

Charlene Bayerle 5/20/2005 4:19:30 AM

Congratulations Carol!!!!! Well deserved!!!!! #1370877

Deborah Sandidge 5/20/2005 4:27:13 AM

So great to see this outstanding image as POTD, Carol - congratulations! #1370923

Terri L. Scribner 5/20/2005 4:29:21 AM

Great colors and compostition!!! Congrats on your POTD win!! #1370933

Debra Booth 5/20/2005 4:34:26 AM

Gorgeous, Carol! Congrats on your POTD! #1370951

Pat E. Sheffield 5/20/2005 4:36:18 AM

Congratulations on your outstanding POTD. #1370960

Jody R. Dingle 5/20/2005 4:46:51 AM

Very Elegant!! Congrats! #1371017

Dolores Neilson 5/20/2005 4:47:36 AM

Yes, very elegant and eye catching, Carol!! A beautiful winning image!! Congrats to you! #1371023

Sharon Day 5/20/2005 5:06:23 AM

Congratulations on this gorgeous POTD, Carol!!! #1371099

Carris Prior 5/20/2005 5:09:56 AM

hey this is an awesome pic. congratulations to you. #1371112

Shelly A. Van Camp 5/20/2005 5:11:35 AM

Congratulations on POTD..This is very Pretty..well done! Shelly~ #1371118

Diane L. Thomas 5/20/2005 5:14:11 AM

Love this shot. Your work is so neat.
Congratulaations on POTD of the day.
Diane Thomas #1371132

Wally Orlowsky 5/20/2005 5:27:17 AM

The DOF makes this an absolutely awesome POTD. Congratulations Carol! #1371184

Anne D. Eigen 5/20/2005 5:32:39 AM

Gorgeous capture with the light and DOF, Carol! Congratulations on this wonderful POTD! #1371201

Photographer 5/20/2005 5:44:52 AM

Beautiful Carol, just love it!
Congrats on your POTD! #1371220

Casey A. Hanson 5/20/2005 5:51:10 AM

Congrats Carol, on a beautiful POTD! :0) #1371242

Robert N. Valine 5/20/2005 5:52:49 AM

This is outstanding Carol! I love the soft focus and the play of light and color.A beautiful image and a well deserved POTD. congratulations! #1371250

Joy Rector 5/20/2005 5:59:02 AM

Congrats on POTD! #1371274

Paula Showen 5/20/2005 6:21:11 AM

Way to go, Carol!! Lovely image...congrats on the POTD! #1371362

Jill Flynn 5/20/2005 6:39:38 AM

Congratulations Carol on this super POTD! #1371422

Meggi Raeder 5/20/2005 6:49:48 AM

Congratulations, Carol! Another winner.
This is absolutely beautiful. I love the softness of the picture. Beautifully executed, Meggi Raeder #1371457

Claudette Foote 5/20/2005 7:00:48 AM

So beautiful, Carol!!!Congratulations, Carol! Another winner.


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Susan T. Parady 5/20/2005 7:05:28 AM

Congratulations on your POTD! This is beautiful!! #1371521

Wendy Stevenson 5/20/2005 7:07:05 AM

Carol this is stunning. Beautifully done and congrats on your POTD!!! #1371528

Carla Metzler 5/20/2005 7:12:35 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful POTD! #1371553

Jon Kolstad 5/20/2005 7:16:24 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful POTD Carol! I really love the colors and composition. #1371568

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 5/20/2005 7:46:44 AM

Absolutely beautiful, the lighting and perspective are original and creative!! Congratulations!! #1371707

Judy A. Lawhon 5/20/2005 7:58:59 AM

Just beautiful, Carol.....a well deserved "Congratulations." #1371764

Opal Cross 5/20/2005 8:16:07 AM

Beautiful shot..congratulations on your POTD! #1371829

Melody Molinaro 5/20/2005 8:39:40 AM

A+ Carol! It looks GREAT! Congrats on your well earned POTD. :o) #1371917

Michelle R. Kovach 5/20/2005 9:27:21 AM

Congrats on POTD Carol! Very beautiful Shot! #1372122

Kathleen R. Struckle 5/20/2005 10:41:41 AM

Just stunning!! Congrats on POTD!! #1372326

Brinn MacDougall 5/20/2005 10:54:31 AM

Wow! Carol..I missed this beauty! It's really special! #1372384

Virginia L. Shuford 5/20/2005 11:10:10 AM

Carol, this is a beautiful photo. I am particularly impressed by the texture of the image. It is almost like a painting. Thank you for sharing how it was made. Virginia #1372419

Pu Chen 5/20/2005 1:35:28 PM

This is beautiful. I really like your take on puppy! Congratulations, Carol! #1372798

Terry R. Hatfield 5/20/2005 2:22:23 PM

Congratulations On Your POTD Carol!!! #1372886

Leonard Pierce 5/20/2005 3:54:15 PM

Congratulations on this very beautiful POTD Carol!!! A very well deserved honor!!! #1373092

Carol Brill 5/20/2005 5:27:12 PM

What a pleasure it is to be able to share my photos with such a talented and thoughtful group of people--thank you all from the bottom of my heart for your steadfast support and encouragement, I am truly blessed. #1373352

Stephen Zacker 5/20/2005 5:50:42 PM

A truly amazing and Beautiful image, Carol. Congratulations #1373440

Pam 5/20/2005 6:03:01 PM

That is such a beautiful picture. #1373475

Muneer T. Al-Awami 5/20/2005 9:58:26 PM

great image #1373794

Evy Johansen 5/21/2005 9:10:47 PM

Many congratulations on this lovely finalist, Carol!! #1376383

Tammy Scott 5/21/2005 10:27:31 PM

Congratulations, Carol! #1377008

Colleen Braun 5/21/2005 11:04:03 PM

congratulations... #1377314

Jim Kinnunen 5/22/2005 12:51:10 AM

A very beautiful image, Carol...congratulations!!! #1377832

S J 5/22/2005 2:13:28 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Carol!! #1377987

Donna Roberts 5/22/2005 3:06:37 AM

Well done Carol - congrats on this finalist and best of luck in the next round.
:-) from 'downunder' #1378081

Tom Andersen 5/22/2005 4:20:53 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Carol! #1378234

Claudia Kuhn 5/22/2005 6:12:50 AM

So beautiful Carol! Congrats! #1378957

Judy S. Fung 5/22/2005 8:32:56 AM

Congrats, Carol!! #1379937

Sandy Driscoll 5/22/2005 10:21:43 AM

Just gorgeous, Carol! #1380618

Terry R. Hatfield 5/22/2005 10:25:47 AM

A Big Hearty Congratulations On Your Finalist Carol:-) #1380641

Deb Holmes-Hatfield 5/22/2005 11:07:14 AM

Simply stunning Carol, congratulations! #1380846

Gisela Olsson 5/22/2005 11:46:47 AM

Breathtakingly beautiful! Congrats on POTD and being a finalist!!! #1381071

Deborah Sandidge 5/22/2005 12:54:59 PM

I love this one, congrats on your finalists, and best of luck next round, Carol! #1381352

Paula Lechten 5/22/2005 1:39:38 PM

Amazing color and light, congratulations. #1381529

Bill Houghton 5/22/2005 1:46:56 PM

Beautiful finalist Carol. Congratulations #1381564

Karen Engelbreth 5/22/2005 2:44:04 PM

Congrats Carol! #1381784

Carla Metzler 5/22/2005 4:19:41 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Carol! #1382142

Marsha S. Smith 5/22/2005 5:21:11 PM

Congratulations, Carol, on this beauty and all your other finalists! Good luck next round! #1382353

jean ray 5/22/2005 6:26:10 PM

Congratulations, Carol! This is really exquisite! Definitely not 'just another poppy photo.' Bet this is a winner. #1382663

Danilo Piccioni 5/22/2005 9:07:25 PM

As I said before....Fantastic!
congrats! #1383339

Jordi Delgado 5/23/2005 12:22:56 AM

Fantastic, Carol!! Congrats!!

:-)) #1383645

Dan Holm 5/23/2005 12:23:36 AM

Woo Hoo!! Big CONGRATULATIONS, Carol!! #1383649

S J 5/23/2005 1:07:17 AM

Now let me Congratulate you on this super POTD, Carol!! #1383716

Lori Carlson 5/23/2005 8:51:21 AM

This is certainly NOT JUST ANOTHER Poppy!! Beautifully captured Carol. Congratulations on your POTD!! #1385418

Michael Khoury 5/23/2005 10:38:51 AM

well-deserved Carol...congrats! :-) #1385816

Peggy Wolff 5/23/2005 12:01:27 PM

Congratulations on making the finalist with this beautiful shot! The transparency is so cool on this! #1386039

Stephanie Lyons 5/23/2005 5:35:39 PM

Congratulations Carol! Just beautiful! #1386984

Carol Brill 5/23/2005 5:45:41 PM

A great big THANK YOU to EVERYONE, I am so grateful for your time and thoughtful remarks!!! #1387043

Gaurav Mehra 5/23/2005 6:57:16 PM

Many Congratulations to you, Carol!!! #1387301

Cora Miller 5/23/2005 11:13:18 PM

Super shot, Carol!!! Well deserving of all of its awards! Congratulations, twice!! #1387922

Kathleen K. Parker 5/24/2005 3:57:59 AM

Congratulations, Carol!! Lovely!!
Kathleen #1388452

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 5/24/2005 12:13:31 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist photo!! Great image, truly original!! #1390574

Deborah C. Lewinson 5/24/2005 5:39:43 PM

Congrats again on this marvelous finalist, Carol, hope to see it again!
-Debby #1391757

Leonard Pierce 5/24/2005 7:17:54 PM

Congratulations Carol!!! Fantastic! #1392669

Carol Brill 5/24/2005 9:33:45 PM

Many thanks to all of you! #1393068

Patricia A. Kuniega 5/25/2005 9:10:03 AM

Carol, congratulations on your masterful camera work and truly artful result! #1395270

Jennifer Rennison 5/25/2005 3:14:33 PM

Gorgeous, Carol! Fabulous light and dof, outstanding work! Congratulations on this beautiful finalist! #1396436

Sharon Day 6/2/2005 7:30:58 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, Carol!!! This is such a beauty! #1422441

Charles J. Cangialosi 6/6/2005 9:32:12 PM

Carol, Beautiful gallery. This flower is fantastic. And the 20D isn't half bad either ;) #1439275

Carol Brill 6/6/2005 9:52:38 PM

Thank you, Pat, Jennifer, Sharon, and Charles!

Amen, Charles, I am thrilled with my 20D! #1439305

Bunny Snow 6/4/2010 8:54:58 AM

It may be just another California Poppy, but this is not just another photograph!
This is amazing. The backlighting and the detail that you teased out through the petals of the stamen in the center is amazing!

Congratulations on you POTD and enjoy your 20D. It doesn't eat batteries like the 50D. But, no doubt you've upgraded higher by now. #8665311


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Yet another California poppy . . . .

Uploaded on 4/25/2005 12:13:29 AM


BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist
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