Summer Setting

© DiAnna F. Paulk

Summer Setting

DiAnna F. Paulk July 09, 2005

After I uploaded this image I noticed that the background appears blotchy. I use a laptop at home and am not sure that I always catch mistakes on it and my son's desktop with the big monitor has some kind of virus. During the school year I have access to other monitors to double check my work. Does it look blotchy to any of you? Please don't ever hesitate to point out problems with my images -- I need to know how to improve. Thanks, Di #276074

Marsha S. Smith July 09, 2005

It doesn't look blotchy to me, DiAnna, it looks so fresh and springy and gorgeous. The colors are so refreshing and against the white bg just beautiful. #1574246

Jill Flynn level-classic July 09, 2005

This looks so dreamy and soft DiAnna. A truly beautiful Summertime Setting. WONDERFUL! #1574312

Nicole Kessel July 09, 2005

Awesome DiAnna! The colors are truly amazing and the dreamy effects add a special touch... very nice job! (Nothing blotchy about it to me either!) #1574407

Wendy Stevenson July 09, 2005

DiAnna, this looks GREAT!! I love the softness and spring colours! Really well done! #1574419

Linda Proctor July 09, 2005

It looks just lovely DiAnna! I see no blotches either #1574560

Kathleen R. Struckle July 09, 2005

Just lovely DiAnna!! Love the softness!! #1574888

Serena Pierce level-deluxe July 09, 2005

Beautiful!! #1575168

Bobbie Davis July 09, 2005

No blotches that I can see!! Beautiful image! #1575319

Jennifer Rennison July 09, 2005

Love it, DiAnna! So dreamy, beautiful colors and composition! Can't see any blotches! #1575411

Paula Dwyer July 10, 2005

Absolutely stunning! Beautiful!

Donna K. Kilcher July 10, 2005

I see a beautiful image! #1575812

Ken Grooms July 10, 2005

Sorry, I don't know how to improve this, but I do have one suggestion - FRAME IT! #1575887

Laura Clay-Ballard July 13, 2005

Love what ken said .. frame it! it looks perfect to me and I have a big bad professional monitor! LOL #1588741

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic July 14, 2005

That is beautiful. Would make a beautiful greeting card. #1594172

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic July 19, 2005

I think its Pretty! :) #1611975

Lani T. Broadbent level-classic July 22, 2005

Beautiful Capture! I do all my work on a laptop and it doesn't look blotchy on my screen. Nice creative work! The blurred effect verses the few focused flowers are just perfect. #1621367

Tammy Scott August 01, 2005

Boy is this ever gorgeous, DiAnna! OUTSTANDING color! A WINNER! #1664642

Judy S. Fung August 01, 2005

This is so dreamy and pretty, DiAnna! #1664649

Tammy Scott August 20, 2005

Congratulations on your finalist, DiAnna! I am so glad to see this one again! #1740300

Wendy Stevenson August 20, 2005

Congratulations DiAnna on this GREAT finalist!! #1741218

Linda D. Lester level-classic August 20, 2005

Congratulations on your finalist! #1741361

Jenny Bosmans August 20, 2005

Congratulations on your finalist, DiAnna! #1741439

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic August 20, 2005

Beautiful ..well done :) #1741765

Roger D. Meador August 20, 2005

This is outstanding. Dutch master become neo-impressionist comes to mind. #1742019

Linda Proctor August 20, 2005

Congrats DiAnna!! This is just gorgeous! So glad to see it again! #1742390

Melissa L. Zavadil August 20, 2005

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist!! #1742517

Janet L. Skinner August 20, 2005

Diana, this is so beautiful!! Hey, what is a lensbaby???? Congrats!!! #1742690

Serena Pierce level-deluxe August 20, 2005

Congratulations!! #1742879

Vicki Hunt August 20, 2005

Congratulations!!!! #1742939

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic August 20, 2005

Congratulations DiAnna. Good luck in the next round. #1743396

Ellen Peach level-classic August 21, 2005

Congrats on this beauty & your Lensbaby, DiAnna! #1745350

Ken Grooms August 21, 2005

Congratulations, DiAnna! #1745540

Nacoma D. Hayden August 21, 2005

Simply Marvelous. #1746624

Jennifer Rennison August 21, 2005

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, DiAnna! #1747272

Jill Flynn level-classic August 21, 2005

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist DiAnna! #1747510

DiAnna F. Paulk August 21, 2005

Thanks for all your encouragement! #1748261

Lani T. Broadbent level-classic August 21, 2005

Congratulations, DiAnna! Best of luck on the next round! #1748851

Judy S. Fung August 21, 2005

Congrats, DiAnna! #1748927

Matthew D. Indes August 22, 2005

DiAnna, Congratulations on this beautiful finalist! #1753643

Evy Johansen level-classic August 22, 2005

Many congratulations on your beautiful First Place win, DiAnna! #1754019

Cora Miller level-addict August 22, 2005

This happy image is well deserving of its first place win! Congratulations! #1754111

Lani T. Broadbent level-classic August 23, 2005

Congratulations, DiAnna! #1754166

Jenny Bosmans August 23, 2005

Congratulations on your first place win, DiAnna!!! #1754321

ADILSON F. FERREIRA August 23, 2005

Congratulations on your first place win!!! #1754377

Nick Lagos August 23, 2005

Big congrats on a terrfic win with a superb image DiAnna....very well done #1754391

Vicki Hunt August 23, 2005

I am so happy for you!!!! congratulations! #1754458

Tammy Scott August 23, 2005

Congratulations on this stunning win, DiAnna!!!! #1754627

Stephanie Lyons August 23, 2005

Gorgeous! Big congrats Diana! #1754737

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe August 23, 2005

Congratulations on this first place lovely win, DiAnna!!!!
Kathleen #1754769

Janet L. Skinner August 23, 2005

Way to go, DiAnna!!!! Congrats!! #1754843

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic August 23, 2005

Congratulations DiAnna. Fantastic job. #1754962

Mary Clarke August 23, 2005

Many, many congratulations on you First Prize Winner - great image. #1755026

Wendy Stevenson August 23, 2005

Well, well, well, looky here - WTG DiAnna on this most excellent FIRST PLACE WIN!!!! Sure you wanna call off the contest:-)LOL!!! I'm SO HAPPY to see this here!!! You beat me fair and square!!!! Again, BIG CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!! Enjoy your win girl - it's a GREAT image!!! #1755325

Ken Grooms August 23, 2005

Perfect shot - Perfect WIN!!!!!!!!!! #1755350

Nicole Kessel August 23, 2005

Congratulations DiAnna!!! #1755550

Marie Fields level-classic August 23, 2005

Congratulations on a gorgeous winning image, DiAnna!!! #1755689

Terry Cervi level-classic August 23, 2005

This is an amazingly beautiful image, DiAnna! Congrats on your well deserved win! #1755750

Jill Flynn level-classic August 23, 2005

A BIG CONGRATULATIONS on your WELL DESERVED FIRST PLACE WIN Dianna! Way to go! It's a beauty! #1755938

Laurence Saliba level-classic August 23, 2005

A BIG CONGRATS DiAnna!!!!!! This is awesome indeed!!!!!!!!!! #1755980

Piotr M. Organa August 23, 2005

Charming photo, DiAnna!
Congratulations!!! #1756030

Jennifer Rennison August 23, 2005

Congratulations on your First Place Win, DiAnna!! #1756069

Denelli Ellison level-deluxe August 23, 2005

Congratulations, DiAnna! Well done :) #1756126

Sharon Day level-classic August 23, 2005

Gorgeous image!!! Big congratulations! #1757142

Marsha S. Smith August 23, 2005

I loved it then, DiAnna and love it now! A super congrats on this gorgeous winner! #1757335

Kay Beausoleil level-deluxe August 23, 2005

Soft and colourful -- congratulations on this splendid image and your win, DiAnna! #1757604

Linda Proctor August 23, 2005

WTG DiAnna !!! Congrats on this fantastic First Place winner!!! #1757752

Linda D. Lester level-classic August 23, 2005

AWESOME! #1757799

Joannie Bertucci level-classic August 23, 2005

What a perfect spring image, worthy of a first place win, congratulations DiAnna! #1757800

Laura Clay-Ballard August 23, 2005

winner!!!!!!!!!! congrats!!!!!!!!!! #1757926

Kathleen R. Struckle August 23, 2005

Beautiful image! Congrats on you win!! #1757991

Susan T. Evans August 23, 2005

Congrats Diana!!! awesome first place winner! #1758241

Debra Booth August 23, 2005

So fresh and beautiful, DiAnna! Congratulations!! #1758383

Claudia Kuhn level-classic August 23, 2005

Big congrats on your first place win DiAnna!!! Beautiful image! #1758407

Serena Pierce level-deluxe August 23, 2005

So glad you got the lensbaby!! Congratulations!!! #1758793

Colette M. Metcalf August 24, 2005

Congratulations DiAnna!!! #1759109

Roger D. Meador August 24, 2005

You know, i'm not surprised a bit that this image is at the top of the heap. Memorable. #1759111

Tina Shaw August 24, 2005

Congratulations DiAnna! This is a beautiful image! Love it! #1761959

Susana Ms Heide August 24, 2005

This is extremely beautiful! The bouquet looks so fresh and colorful, DiAnna! Many congrats! #1762098

Goshka G. August 25, 2005

Congrats on this very lovely winner, DiAnna!! #1767279

KHAWLA Haddad August 25, 2005

Big congrats on your first place win DiAnna!!! Wonderful Winner! #1767546

DiAnna F. Paulk August 27, 2005

My feet still haven't touched the ground! LOL! I greatly appreciate all you BPCers who have so graciously helped me celebrate this milestone in photography.

Donna L. Cuic August 28, 2005

Dianne this is just gorgeous. You know I have had my eye on the Lensbaby and now that I see your pic I think I'm gonna order one. The Lensbaby 2.0 is now out but it was about a month or more to get it because of backorders. But I think I'm a gonna order it. Congratulations on a gorgeous gorgeous win.
~Donna #1777528

Terry L. Ellis level-classic August 29, 2005

Congratulations, DiAnna! This is simply stunning! What a winner! #1780719

DiAnna F. Paulk August 29, 2005

Thank you, Terry and Donna. I'm still floating!! #1781262

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe August 31, 2005

Outstanding, a real eye catcher, love the depth and colors. Great image!!!! Congrats!! #1789565

Claudette Foote September 05, 2005

Big congrats on your first place win DiAnna!!! Beautiful image! #1804258

Lori Carlson September 19, 2005

Figured I better get my congratulations in here too DiAnna!! Still so soft even with that beautiful bold blue! Well done! :0) #1856059

Ray Clarke January 07, 2006

This is a beautifully well coloured and well composed photograhph. Well done #2262547

Marty R. Adams January 22, 2006

I like this so much. I have wanted a lensebaby myself for a while but still waiting on some more $$.

Marty #2322492

Karen Slagle February 14, 2006

Wow - I just noticed this one and congratulations are in order even tho late. Such a gorgeous summer bouquet and such pretty soft colors. #2420091

Dawn Leslie April 05, 2006

Congratulations on this, Beautiful, love the delicate colors! #2610037

Mike D April 08, 2006

Great image...congrats on the first place win. Can I ask what a lensbaby is?
Mike #2623638

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic May 10, 2006

DiAnna - great shot!! I've been comtemplating buying a lensbaby - and this just pushed me over the edge -- I'm getting out the credit card now!! :o) Wonderful photograph!


Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic June 24, 2006

Congratulations on this very, very beautiful image. #2946082

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic June 24, 2006

ONE OF MY FAVORITES!!!!!! Congrats! #2946214

Bill Houghton July 23, 2006

This is simply stunning DiAnna. Congratulations on a wonderful win. Thanks for your comment on my yellow Warbler looking in the mirror.
Bill #3066382

She-She Killough September 14, 2006

GORGEOUS! COngrats!!! #3308076

Brenda c. McFarland September 19, 2006

DiAnna, Beautiful flowers, I can see this one on a greeting card or as a large print. I love it. You have a lot of new and beautiful photos in your gallery since I have visited. Wonderful pictures you take, Keep up the great work and congrats on this one! #3330186

September 19, 2006

I don't think it looks blotchy. I like backgrounds that are not quite even. This one to me has a bit of subtle differences.This is one of the most gorgeous still life photos I've ever seen. Congratulations! #3330386

JO ANN CLEVELAND June 20, 2008

Wow! This is gorgeous, congrats on this beauty

jo ann c. #6084537

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Uploaded on July 09, 2005 All Time Best Photo Contest Finalist Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner

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