Nikki McDonald level-classic 1/25/2010 2:47:41 AM

This is stunning, Katarina. I love the subtle shadows of the background and the way the hints of green help us identify the flowing, graceful lines of the flower. Lovely theme entry. #1230820

Katarina Mansson 1/25/2010 2:52:05 AM

Dr. Silly
Beautiful theme photo. :O)
1/25/2010 2:45:48 AM

Melinda F. Schneider level-classic 1/25/2010 3:49:38 AM

Oh so loverly! #8327647

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 1/25/2010 4:42:21 AM

Great florals and composition, Katta, HTD!!!!

Dominick #8327852

Joy Rector level-classic 1/25/2010 4:48:48 AM

beautiful #8327877

Monnie Ryan level-classic 1/25/2010 5:48:05 AM

Simply gorgeous, Katarina! #8328125

Jane Holestine 1/25/2010 6:35:25 AM

Gorgeous, Katarina. You captured the softness of this beautifully. HTD! #8328311

Joan Powell 1/25/2010 8:50:20 AM

lovely , looks like a water color #8328744

Mitch Spence level-classic 1/25/2010 9:27:12 AM

Delicacy is the word that first occurs to me here, Katarina, from the gentle tones of the background to the glow of the white to the understated touches of green. Lovely. #8328839

Bunny Snow level-classic 1/25/2010 1:13:46 PM

Delicate is my first thought, as well, Katarina. Mitch said it best and I agree, it is lovely. #8329413

Bunny Snow level-classic 1/25/2010 1:13:54 PM

Delicate is my first thought, as well, Katarina. Mitch said it best and I agree, it is lovely. #8329415

Leslie McLain level-classic 1/25/2010 6:54:03 PM

Beautiful high key image, Katarina. #8330144

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 1/26/2010 12:48:43 AM

Wonderful use of high key tones and textures Katarina! #8330563

Chuck Bruton level-classic 1/26/2010 7:43:20 AM

Beautiful image for high key

wish my 30D did as well.....hum #8331448

Elida Gutierrez level-classic 1/26/2010 9:11:57 AM

This is getting hard.

Excellent work Katarina!!!

HBTD!!! #8331666

Susana Ms Heide level-classic 1/26/2010 1:41:22 PM

It's very pretty Katarina! Wonderful detail of this lovely floral! #8332258

Cesar J. La Rosa level-classic 1/26/2010 4:58:19 PM

Beautiful high-key image, Katarina!!!
Cesar #8332698

Katarina Mansson 1/30/2010 11:48:48 PM

Thanks everyone! #8343395

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 2/19/2010 11:07:45 AM

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8395883

Cathy Barrows 2/19/2010 12:38:24 PM

congrats on your finalist...gorgeous #8396524

Melissa G. Meiselman 2/19/2010 7:57:30 PM

Stunning high key photo and wonderful finalist!! Congratulations, Katarina!! #8399115

Stefania Barbier level-classic 2/19/2010 10:47:55 PM

congratulations on your gorgeous finalist!!!!! #8399569

Debra R. Harder 2/20/2010 8:40:44 AM

WOW, Katarina! This is just PERFECTION! Congratulations on your SUPERB finalist!! Deb #8400989

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 2/20/2010 1:03:26 PM

Congratulations on your finalist! Captivating! #8401654

Christine Czernin level-classic 2/21/2010 7:54:05 AM

Congratulation, Katarinš.
A delicate beauty. #8403752

Sharon Smith 2/21/2010 10:17:52 AM

So lovely... congrats! #8404099

Lester A. Garcia 2/21/2010 12:41:08 PM

Very elegant! Congratulations. #8404500

Elida Gutierrez 2/23/2010 11:37:23 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on your Finalist!!!

The best of Luck!!! #8410185

Stefania Barbier level-classic 2/25/2010 11:39:42 AM

spectacular win, congrats!!! #8415265

Michelle Alton level-classic 2/25/2010 12:18:10 PM

A superb floral winner, Katarina. Congratulations! #8415547

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 2/25/2010 1:28:57 PM

on your very deserving Second Place WINNER! 8o) #8415915

Cathy Barrows 2/25/2010 2:39:10 PM

Congrats on your 2nd place very pretty #8416226

Debra R. Harder 2/25/2010 2:47:22 PM

Another HUGE CONGRATULATIONS, Katarina, on another OUTSTANDING GOLD WINNER! This is truly BEAUTIFUL!! Deb #8416268

Renee Doyle level-classic 2/25/2010 2:49:02 PM

Superb high key work Katarina!!! Big congrats on another outstanding winner!! #8416273

Bunny Snow level-classic 2/25/2010 5:41:40 PM

You were persistent and stayed in there, Katarina, and you won!!!

Congratulations! This is quite lovely. #8416717

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 2/25/2010 11:49:03 PM

Gorgeous floral capture, Katarina. CONGRATZ on your beautiful WIN!!

UB. #8417340

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic 2/26/2010 2:11:45 AM

Congratulations,Katarina on yet another wonderful Winner!!! #8417456

Christine Czernin level-classic 2/26/2010 7:55:24 AM

Congratulation,Katarina, on another gold.
I love this one. An elegant beauty. #8418257

David Phalen level-classic 2/26/2010 9:06:11 AM

BIG Congrats on a stunning Winner!! #8418400

Sharon Smith 2/26/2010 1:50:31 PM

Congrats again on this beautiful image! #8418821

Michael Umbreit level-classic 2/27/2010 6:23:07 AM

Katarina - Congrats again!! - Mike #8419896

Susana Ms Heide 2/27/2010 7:12:02 PM

Your talent never ceases to amaze me Katarina!!!Your wins are always so well deserved! CONGRATULATIONS again!!! :o)) #8421128

Datha Y. Thompson 2/27/2010 8:58:46 PM

B E A U T I F U L ! ! ! #8421259

Sharon Day level-classic 2/28/2010 6:13:28 PM

Beautiful image, Katarina!! Congratulations again! #8422818

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 3/30/2010 11:33:09 PM

Congratulations Katarina on your Win!!!!

Dominick #8499190

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2nd Place Flowers January 2010.

For the PG101 High Key Theme.

Canon EF 100 mm f/2.8 macro lens, tripod, natural window light, diffusor, reflector.
Raw conversion and basic adjustments in Bridge and CS3.

Exif: F Number: 10, Exposure Bias Value: 1.33, ExposureTime: 1/6 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 30D

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