Uploaded: September 16, 2005 11:30:20


Birmingham Botanical Gardens, September 2005, F4, 1/180 sec, ISO 100. The midday light was so bright -- no clouds in the sky -- so I set up the camera on tripd on delayed timer, popped out my handy little diffuser I learned about in Brenda Tharp's Macro Class and got this photo. Adjusted levels, sharpened the waterlily and ran through Virtual Photographer's radiant filter.


Brigid R. Robeen September 16, 2005

Really nice photograph. Very well done. Love the colour and the angle. #311530

Dr Silly level-classic September 16, 2005

BEAUTIFUL love the colors.
Dr Silly :o)

Jill Flynn level-classic September 16, 2005

This is GORGEOUS DiAnna! Love the rich, saturated colors. WOW! #1845937

Jessica L. Richard September 16, 2005

very pretty colors, great composition! #1845948

Marie Fields level-classic September 16, 2005

AWESOME image, DiAnna! Just gorgeous! #1846056

Linda D. Lester level-classic September 16, 2005

Beautiful!!!! Love the blue it just pops out! #1846091

Holly M. Blattner September 16, 2005

This is stunning! The colors are magnificent! #1846391

DiAnna F. Paulk September 16, 2005

Thanks so much, everyone, for taking the time to stop and comment! #1846457

Linda Proctor September 16, 2005

Gorgeous DiAnna!! The colors are amazing! #1846478

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic September 16, 2005

Beautiful image and colors DiAnna!,

DiAnna F. Paulk September 16, 2005

Thanks, Linda & Amalia. #1846594

Donna K. Kilcher September 20, 2005

A beautiful capture and love the colors #1858198

Jenny Bosmans September 20, 2005

BEAUTIFUL capture and effect, DiAnna!! Love those colors!! #1860559

Roger D. Meador September 24, 2005

Wow. #1876118

Donna K. Kilcher October 21, 2005

Congratulations! #1976193

Dr Silly level-classic October 21, 2005

Congratulations DiAnna. :o)

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic October 21, 2005

Congratulations DiAnna!,
Amalia #1978016

Terry L. Ellis level-classic October 21, 2005

Congratulations, DiAnna, on this fantastic finalist! #1978415

Laurence Saliba level-classic October 21, 2005

Congrats again DiAnna!!!! #1978597

Marsha S. Smith October 21, 2005

Another big congrats, DiAnna! #1979503

KHAWLA Haddad October 21, 2005

Congratulations DiAnna best of luck in the next round such wonderful shot!! #1981022

Linda Proctor October 21, 2005

Congrats again DiAnna !! Another winner! #1981121

Melissa L. Zavadil October 21, 2005

Congrats on this wonderful image!! #1982156

Melanie Murray November 13, 2005

This is beautiful. Well done. #2069675

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe November 18, 2005

I absolutely love this image. The dramatic blues are beautiful!! Great comp!! Congratulations! #2091647

Lori Carlson November 18, 2005

This image rocks my world DiAnna!!! Congratulations on this stunner!!! :0) #2093072

Amy JACKSON level-classic April 08, 2006

Very beautiful, Diana!!! Awesome shot!! I love the blue!! #2623474

Cheryl E. Molennor January 01, 2007

Really nice! Congrats to you #3769252

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