Raindrops Falling From My Eyes

© Pat V

Raindrops Falling From My Eyes

Jessica L. Richard 6/29/2005 5:48:05 AM

Wow, what a great shot! this is perfect! #270852

Beverley A. Daniels 6/29/2005 6:05:20 AM

Pat--you out did yourself here!! Awesome shot! #1534770

Bridgette B 6/29/2005 6:14:44 AM

Amazing photograph!!! I'm speechless!!! #1534833

Andrea W. Hedgepeth 6/29/2005 7:46:02 AM

WOW, This is very cool! #1535273

Pat V 6/29/2005 9:58:56 AM

Wow, thank you all very much. It is encouraging to get praise from the wonderful photographers on this site. #1535746

Shelly A. Van Camp 6/29/2005 10:30:43 AM

Beautiful, Pat...love the drops and the red background :) #1535827

Pat V 6/29/2005 10:54:06 AM

Thank you Shelly, I am truly flattered.
I couldn't walk by the garden yesterday, just too much to see. I am glad I could capture it and share. #1535834

Stephanie Lyons 7/22/2005 7:34:53 PM

Totally amazing Pat! Congratulations, I think this one will go MUCH farther! #1622656

Pat V 7/22/2005 9:29:38 PM

Thank you very much Stephanie. If it does it will be a first for me. #1623465

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 7/23/2005 3:45:49 AM

You captured nice detail in each drop's reflection. #1624566

Jennifer Rennison 7/23/2005 10:21:37 AM

Fabulous diagonal comp, love the red lily background! Congratulations on your finalist! #1626792

Pat V 7/23/2005 10:37:34 AM

Thank you Jennifer. I am very excited and thrilled at the response from The Judges.

Keeping my fingers crossed. #1626904

Kerby Pfrangle 7/23/2005 10:39:12 AM

Pat congratulations on this beautiful finalist.

Good luck in the next round.

Kerby #1626914

Pat V 7/23/2005 10:45:16 AM

Thanks Kerby, I'm getting nervous now, lol. #1626935

Serena Pierce 7/23/2005 11:29:39 AM

Great macro! Congratulations!! #1627133

Barbara Kile 7/23/2005 5:22:39 PM

Great colors and detail! Congratulations. #1628643

KHAWLA Haddad 7/23/2005 7:33:24 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist!!!!! #1629339

Pat V 7/24/2005 2:55:59 AM

Thank you Kelly! #1630201

Pat V 7/24/2005 2:57:23 AM

Thanks Barbara and Serena! #1630202

LJ Corliss 7/24/2005 11:20:51 PM

Congrats :) #1633772

Piotr M. Organa 7/25/2005 12:10:11 AM

Congratulations on your FIRST PLACE, Pat!!!
Beautiful photo! #1633887

Kerby Pfrangle 7/25/2005 2:12:04 AM


Congratulations on your first place win.

Job well done.

Kerby #1634122

Stephanie Lyons 7/25/2005 3:52:41 AM

A well deserved win Pat! Congratulations to you! #1634562

Kathleen K. Parker 7/25/2005 5:08:27 AM

Congratulations on your win,Pat!
Kathleen #1634870

Cathy Barrows 7/25/2005 7:07:16 AM

Congrats on your win!...fantastic #1635364

Kay Beausoleil 7/25/2005 7:17:59 AM

A keen eye and the technique to go with it -- congratulations on your win, Pat! #1635444

Wendy Stevenson 7/25/2005 7:45:30 AM

Congratulations Pat on your FIRST PLACE win with the amazing macro!!! Great eye to see this and superbly executed!!! #1635593

Ken Grooms 7/25/2005 7:56:53 AM

Great, imaginative eye, color and composition! Congrats! #1635650

KHAWLA Haddad 7/25/2005 8:03:10 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful first place winner, Pat!!! #1635677

Jill Flynn 7/25/2005 8:30:32 AM

Congratulations on your FIRST PLACE WIN Pat! This is OUTSTANDING! #1635902

Amanda Price 7/25/2005 9:18:52 AM

Well deserved! Congratulations on this fine capture! #1636220

Susana Ms Heide 7/25/2005 9:46:36 AM

What a CREATIVE image!!! BIG CONGRATS on this BIG WIN!!!! #1636358

Terry L. Ellis 7/25/2005 10:41:47 AM

Congratulations, Pat, on this fabulous first place win!!!! #1636647

Cindy Zweiacher 7/25/2005 2:46:18 PM

Congratulations on your win, great shot:) #1637540

Pat V 7/25/2005 3:38:32 PM

Wow, this brings real tears to my eyes!
I was floored that I won and it truly made my day, heck the whole month! This is a wonderful supportive group which I appreciate, words can not express how much.

Thank you Cindy, Piotr, Terry, Susana, Amanda, Jill, Khawla, Ken, Wendy, Kay, Cathy, LJ, Kathleen, Stephanie, and Kerby for your comments and congradulations.
I remember this day in the garden, I was supposed to go out but I couldn't pass up shooting. A morning I will remember! I have to give credit to one of the am's on my other site that saw my first version and coached me into reshooting. Thanks again Glenn! #1637762

Serena Pierce 7/25/2005 3:52:06 PM

Congratulations Pat!! #1637819

Sharon Day 7/25/2005 4:49:24 PM

Big Congratulations, Pat!!! Awesome image! #1638114

Pat V 7/25/2005 4:55:30 PM

Thank you Serana and Sharon. Your congradulations are highly appreciated! #1638152

Cora Miller 7/25/2005 8:21:26 PM

Incredible colors and detail! Congratulations on your win, Pat! #1638580

Gary H. Minish 7/26/2005 12:49:45 AM

Great vision to see the potential and superb execution to make it come true. Congratulations on a job well done and a very well deserved first prize, Pat! #1638863

Pat V 7/26/2005 2:41:04 AM

Thank you Cora and Gary! #1638988

Pat V 7/26/2005 2:48:56 AM

Thank you Cora and Gary! #1639001

Janet L. Skinner 7/26/2005 4:24:51 PM

What a spectacular NATURAL shot!!!!!!!!! A hearty congrats, Pat!! #1642428

Pat V 7/26/2005 5:50:37 PM

Thank you Janet! #1642673

Joy Rector 7/30/2005 9:26:22 AM

congrats on your win. #1656402

Pat V 7/30/2005 10:08:44 AM

Thank you Joy. #1656598

Pu Chen 8/17/2005 12:08:32 AM

Wonderful shot with brillian color scheme! You have a very pretty garden and great eyes to catch it in such an unique angle. Beautifully done with that lily as background. Congratulations on your win, Pat! #1725990

Pat V 8/17/2005 4:40:32 AM

Thank you Pu. #1726700

Kevin Anderson 8/21/2005 3:25:10 AM

Congratulations!!! Great macro:) was this taken in natural lighting only? What lens did you use? #1744409

Irene K. Bentsen 11/17/2006 7:18:43 PM

Amazing shot. I am blown away. #3599706

Pat V 11/18/2006 5:48:32 AM

Kevin this was taken in natural lighting, sun to my back. The lens was a 180 macro with 2x converter. It had rained previously and the sun had come out brightly.

Thank you Irene and Kevin

Pat #3600554

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f/11, 1/200th, ISO 200
Canon 180 macro and 1.4x converter
focal length 252mm
Taken on a tripod in my garden. A lily pestel with droplets reflecting the surrounding garden. The background is natural, a red lily.

Uploaded on 6/29/2005 5:40:35 AM

BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Finalist
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner

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