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Tammy Scott August 19, 2005

WOW! Your lighting is just awesome, Claudia! #296861

Joy Rector August 19, 2005

gorgeous composition #1734390

Leanne M.E. Boyd August 19, 2005

Gorgeous shot, Claudia! #1734397

Paul Michko August 19, 2005

Whoe!!! This is amazing, Claudia. I love your composition and the lighting captured if phenominal. #1734417

Claudia Kuhn level-classic August 19, 2005

Thanks so much Tammy, Joy, Leanne and Paul for your comments.
Of course all the lotus faced away from shore, so got a few nice back shots like this one. First time I've really found lotus in NY. Almost sank in the boggy edge of the pond trying to get a front view. #1734428

Kirsi Bertolini August 19, 2005

I like that lightplay on the pedals! Beautiful! #1734430

Kelly Barclay August 19, 2005

Simply beautiful! #1734553

Cathy Gregor August 19, 2005

Absolutely gorgeous, Claudia!!! #1734576

Shirley L. Carpenter August 19, 2005

Beautiful Claudia!! #1734600

Bonnie C. Lackey August 19, 2005

Outstanding, Claudia! What a wonderful image... #1734645

Donald K. Cherry level-classic August 19, 2005

Gorgeous shot, Claudia!! #1734792

Deb Holmes-Hatfield August 19, 2005

Awesome lighting Claudia, beautiful colors! #1734795

Charlene Bayerle August 19, 2005

So delicate and pretty claudia!!! #1734797

Carla Metzler August 19, 2005

Absolutely beautiful, Claudia! #1734839

Marie Fields level-classic August 19, 2005

GORGEOUS, Claudia!!! #1735193

Mata Patan August 19, 2005

Really really clear and beautiful!!! #1735223

Joyce ONeil August 19, 2005

Stunning! #1735234

Murry Grigsby August 19, 2005

Terrific floral Claudia! Love the light, colors and squarish crop for this lotus bloom!! Have a great year back in school :0) I hope you share your photos with your students? #1735396

Jenny Bosmans August 19, 2005

Simply amazing, Claudia!!! I simply love all of it!! #1735481

Karen E. Michaels level-deluxe August 19, 2005

Love how you used the sun to your advantage when shooting in front of it. Peace, karen #1735516

Donna W. Neal August 19, 2005

Beautiful Claudia. Wonderful light, Just an outstanding image. #1735588

Jill Flynn level-classic August 19, 2005

Absolutely BEAUTIFUL Claudia! The sunlight on the petals is gorgeous and this image is PERFECTION! #1735713

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe August 19, 2005

Wonderful! Hope yours wasn't in a sewage lagoon like mine. #1735829

Alan L. Borror August 19, 2005

Just AWESOME, Claudia! Love the composition and lighting. Superb image. #1735847

S J August 19, 2005

Excellent in all respect, Claudia!! I would be proud to have such a capture!! Love it!! #1735958

Judy S. Fung August 19, 2005

Pretty image and great lighting, Claudia! #1736070

Goshka G. August 19, 2005

The lighting is simply amazing, Claudia!! Wonderful find and a brilliant capture!!! #1736177

Ermanno Radice August 19, 2005

Gorgeous image, superb lighting, perfect image, Claudia! #1736211

Kathleen Clemons August 19, 2005

This is so pretty, Claudia! #1736294

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

Beautiful colors and love the look through the flower :) #1736401

Rakesh Syal level-classic August 19, 2005

WAAOOW!!! This is simply out of this world! What a translucent capture, Claudia! #1736551

Karen Bacon August 19, 2005

This is absolutely perfect Claudia! #1736617

Dan Holm level-classic August 19, 2005

WOW! Bright, crisp and absolutely GORGEOUS, Claudia!! I'm sure we'll see this one again! #1736916

Susan T. Parady August 19, 2005

So pretty! I love the color and the lighting. #1736997

Gail Vitikacs level-classic August 19, 2005

Classy!!! The colors and sharpness of this is OUT THERE!!! #1737238

Amber N. Eddings August 19, 2005

Very beautiful photo!!!love the pinks and yellows, the b/g helps it stand out even more!!! Great shot!! #1737249

Sandy Landon August 19, 2005

Beautiful!! Love the lighting!! #1737390

Teguh Senoadji August 20, 2005

wonderful lighting #1739214

Dominique Declerck August 20, 2005

Wonderful, Claudia!! #1739448

Joline Frazier August 20, 2005

This is absolutely stunning, the translucense of the petals is amazing. Fantastic! #1739469

Nina Shields level-addict August 21, 2005

Absolutely breathtaking; wonderful use of lighting; fantastic shot! #1745167

Judith G. Secco August 24, 2005

THis is so great, Claudia. I'm envious that you got to photograph the lotus. One of these days I'm going to find one! #1759844

Wendy Stevenson August 24, 2005

An amazing capture of light Claudia! Really beautiful! #1760262

Marcie A. Fowler August 24, 2005

This is absolutely beautiful Caludia. Love the color (of course) . . . and the lighting is just superb!!! #1760325

Marcie A. Fowler August 24, 2005

This is absolutely beautiful Caludia. Love the color (of course) . . . and the lighting is just superb!!! #1760375

Heather Harpel August 26, 2005

So beautiful Claudia! I love the lighting as many others have said. Really makes this flower stand out from others! #1770561

Jenny Bosmans September 24, 2005

Congratulations on this super finalist, Claudia!! #1874608

Marie Fields level-classic September 24, 2005

Congratulations, Claudia! Gorgeous finalist!! #1875650

Anita Hogue September 24, 2005

Awesome finalist! Congratulations Claudia! #1876002

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe September 24, 2005

Awesome is right!!! Congratulations, Claudia!!! #1876623

Sandy Landon September 24, 2005

Beautiful!! Congrats!!! #1876668

Wendy Stevenson September 24, 2005

Congrats on ALL your finalists Claudia. This one is that much more exceptional. A stunning image for sure! Best of luck in the next round - I hope to see this again!! #1877345

Deb Holmes-Hatfield September 24, 2005

Congrats, Claudia, on this lovely floral finalist! #1877463

Terry R. Hatfield September 24, 2005

What A Beautiful Image Claudia!Your Having A Good Month:-)Congratulations To You! #1877840

Susie Peek-Swint September 24, 2005

Many congrats again Claudia! #1877918

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe September 24, 2005

Gorgeous finalist!

ccc #1878136

Terry L. Ellis level-classic September 24, 2005

Beautiful light and image! Congratulations on your finalist, Claudia! #1878649

Lorri Shane September 24, 2005

Very nice use of hard lines and the sun. Congrats on your FINALIST! #1879830

Leonard Pierce September 24, 2005

Congratulations Claudia!!! Very beautiful! #1879866

Stanley J. Contrades September 25, 2005

Lost count :-)!! CONGRATULATIONS once again, Claudia, and best of luck to you in the next round!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1880253


Congratulations Claudia!!! #1886419

Charlene Bayerle September 26, 2005

Beautiful Claudia...Congratulations!!! #1888895

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic September 26, 2005

Claudia congratulations on your second place win. Excellent work.

Kerby #1889040

Chris Macer September 26, 2005

Huge congrats on your win, Claudia!! :) #1889065

Jill Flynn level-classic September 26, 2005

Congratulations on your Second Place Win Claudia! This is gorgeous! #1889088

Janine Russell level-deluxe September 26, 2005

Claudia, congratulations on your second place win. The detail, focus, DOF & color is wonderful. #1889267

Janet L. Skinner September 27, 2005

Congratulations!!!!!!!!!! Well deserved!!!! #1889650

Tom Andersen September 27, 2005

Congratulations on your win, Claudia! Very beautiful indeed! #1889666

Kelly Abernathy level-classic September 27, 2005

Woo-Hoo! Way to go Claudia! Congrats -K #1889751

Colette M. Metcalf September 27, 2005

CONGRATULATIONS, Claudia!!!! #1889910


Congratulations on this wonderful winn Claudia!!! #1889921

Kathleen Clemons September 27, 2005

Yea for you, Claudia! #1890087

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic September 27, 2005

Congratulations on a beautiful winner Claudia. #1890321

Judith G. Secco September 27, 2005

Beautiful, Claudia. Congratulations!! #1890412

Esra Belgin September 27, 2005

Excellent work, Claudia. Congratulations on your win. #1890483

Laura Clay-Ballard September 27, 2005

wtg!!!!!!!!!!!!!! congrats! #1890676

Deborah Sandidge September 27, 2005

Beautifully captured image and win, Claudia - congratulations!!! #1890719

Larry Lawhead September 27, 2005

Congratulations on the win, Claudia!! Love the lighting on this one!!



Marie Fields level-classic September 27, 2005

Congratulations on your win, Claudia!! #1890903

Linda D. Lester level-classic September 27, 2005

Congratulations on this beauty!!!! #1890924

Joyce ONeil September 27, 2005

Congrats! #1890930

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe September 27, 2005

Much congrats!!!! #1890963

Laurence Saliba level-classic September 27, 2005

Congratulations on your win Claudia!!!! #1891009

Robert Mann level-classic September 27, 2005

A knock out beauty, Claudia! Love the backligting and DOF! Many congrats on your win! RoB #1891021

Lorri Shane September 27, 2005

Claudia, as I said before--this is so awesome with the LIGHT effects. congrats! #1891118

KHAWLA Haddad September 27, 2005

Congratulations on your wonderful Second place winner, Claudia!!!!!! #1891584

Susan T. Evans September 27, 2005


Terry L. Ellis level-classic September 27, 2005

Claudia, congratulations on this gorgeous second place win! #1891778

Claudia Kuhn level-classic September 27, 2005

Thank you all so much for your kind and congratulatory comments! #1891794

Stanley J. Contrades September 27, 2005

CONGRATULATIONS on your 2nd Place win, Claudia!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1892240

Cindy Paquette September 27, 2005

Way to go Claudia!!!!!!!! #1892407

Jenny Bosmans September 27, 2005

CONGRATULATIONS on your beautiful win, Claudia!! #1892446

Ermanno Radice September 27, 2005

Congratulations on your wonderful Second place winner, Claudia!!!! #1892447

Anne D. Eigen September 27, 2005

So gorgeous, Claudia! Congratulations on your win!!! #1892543

William C. Raco level-classic September 27, 2005

This is just lovely, Claudia!
Wonderful photo and win


Cathy Barrows September 27, 2005

congrats on your win...gorgeous #1892705

Katrina McMeans September 27, 2005

Congratulations, Claudia!!! This is gorgeous!!!
~K #1892745

Sandy Landon September 27, 2005

Beautiful!! Congrats!! #1892878

Anita Hogue September 27, 2005

This is so gorgeous, Claudia! Congratulations on your win!!! #1892976

Judy S. Fung September 27, 2005

Congrats on your win, Claudia! #1893005

Debra Booth September 27, 2005

Gorgeous, Claudia!! Congratulations!! #1893090

Susan T. Parady September 27, 2005

Congratulations on this lovely winning image, Claudia. #1893156

Wendy Stevenson September 27, 2005

A truly stunning image Claudia. The light is amazing! Congratulations on your win!! Great to be here with you! #1893311

Murry Grigsby September 27, 2005

Congrats Claudia!! #1893707

Monika Sapek level-classic September 27, 2005

Love the lovely lighting and colors of this beautiful flower, Claudia! Many congratulations on your Second Place Win!

Gary H. Minish level-deluxe September 28, 2005

It's beautiful, Claudia. I love the backlighting. Congratulations on your win! #1893858

Allan L. Whitehead September 28, 2005

Claudia, congratulations on this magnificent win in last month's contest in the 'Flowers' category. It is truly richly deserved, my very dear friend - your good friend, Allan #1894069

Karen Bacon September 28, 2005

Congratulations Claudia! #1894576

Deb Holmes-Hatfield September 28, 2005

Big congrats on your win, Claudia! #1895273

Donna J. Taff September 28, 2005

Congrats on your beautiful win, Claudia!!! #1895894

Terry R. Hatfield September 28, 2005

Congratulations On Your Winning Image Claudia!! #1896713

Kristi A. Howson September 28, 2005

Congratulations Claudia on this the clarity and lighting..superb capture! #1897118

Alan L. Borror September 29, 2005

Congratulations on a wonderful winner, Claudia! #1898642

Stephen Zacker September 30, 2005

Simple and Beautiful. Congratulations #1904529

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe October 01, 2005

Congratulations on this well deserved win, Claudia!!! #1905953

Barbara Helgason October 05, 2005

Wow, just caught this one for the first time! It is STUNNING!! Congratulations on this very well deserved win Claudia! #1921595

Alison Greenwood January 22, 2006

Beautiful Claudia!!! You seem to have a finalist every month, and I have seen a couple of 2nd place winners I have seen so far!!!
Belated congratulations AGAIN!!! #2322771

Vladan D. Djordjevic December 19, 2006

Beautiful photo! What a great lighting, color, composition! #3719106

Anthony G. Comella April 02, 2012

SUPERB!!! #10072111

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