Uploaded: November 01, 2011


~ To my mom, with love ~

Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/50 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, FocalLength: 200.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300


Gord MacEachern November 01, 2011

An amazing floral capture Patti, a winner in my book!! #1419684

Melinda F. Schneider level-classic November 01, 2011

Love the shallow DOF with just the right sweet spot; a beautiful image! #9776248

Robert R. Goodman level-addict November 01, 2011

Hi Patricia,Fantastic detail and color.Great capture my friend!!!!! #9776295

Patti Coblentz November 01, 2011

Thanks so much Gord, Melinda, and Bobby!
Gord, I like your book!! :) #9776373

Marcie A. Fowler November 01, 2011

Gorgeous color, comp and use of DoF. #9776493

Chris Budny level-deluxe November 01, 2011

Great colors, and I love the amount of DOF! #9776494

Bojan Bencic level-classic November 01, 2011

Beautiful composition and color, Patricia. Fantastic photo and dedication. #9776645

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe November 01, 2011

Absolutely gorgeous presentation of this beautiful flower, Patti! Love the colors! #9776646

Monnie Ryan November 01, 2011

SO beautiful, Patti! Outstanding work! #9776724

Steve M. Harrington November 01, 2011

A superb & delicate tribute, Patti! The composition, colors, tones and choice of focal point are all outstanding. I think your mom would be so pleased...and proud of your talents.
Steve #9776851

Jeffrey R. Bange November 01, 2011

Beautiful composition, DOF, detail and color Patti of this beautiful flower, and I love your dedication to your mother as you can never tell them enough how much they are truly loved. #9776902

Kathy Salerni level-classic November 01, 2011

The rich colors, selective focus and comp are superb, Patti! I am sure your Mom is very happy to see this dedication to her! #9776936

Patti Coblentz November 01, 2011

Thank you all so much for your very nice comments! :) #9776972

Joy Rector November 01, 2011

beautiful #9777040

Emile Abbott level-deluxe November 01, 2011

Exquisite details and color Patti. #9777113

Patti Coblentz November 01, 2011

Thank you very much Joy, and Emile! #9777291

Marijana Fajgl level-classic November 01, 2011

Fantastic details and colours, Patricia! Very tender and beautiful image! Love it! #9777293

Patti Coblentz November 01, 2011

Thank you, Marijana :) #9777438

Tammy Espino November 01, 2011

Beautiful!!! :) #9777576

David Phalen November 01, 2011

Beautiful!! I'm sure you're Mom is smiling with love and pride!! #9777656

Patti Coblentz November 01, 2011

Thank you Tammy, and Dave!
Aw, I hope you are right, Dave :)) #9777668

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic November 01, 2011

Wow! Patricia, this is so inspirational, amazing clarity and the colors are so delightful. I'm sure your Mom will be so pleased. You've got my thumbs-up on this one for a win! #9778135

Patti Coblentz November 01, 2011

You are too sweet, Rey...thank you so much! #9778139

Thomas E. Hinds November 02, 2011

Wonderful color and dof! Beautiful work, Patti! Love it! #9778632

Patrick Rouzes level-classic November 02, 2011

Your mom will be delighted & proud to see such beauty captured by her little girl, Patti! I am also proud of you for this exceptionally beautiful image & dedication! WTG, my friend! #9779225

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna November 02, 2011

Gorgeous colors in this beautiful image, Patti! :-) k #9779540

Val Feldman level-deluxe November 02, 2011

Absolutely beautiful...the colors are so rich and vibrant (what a superb b/g!) and your shallow dof with excellent sf allowing a grand view of the golden crown is enough to make any Mom beam with joy...and love. A wonderful dedication and capture for an equally wonderful Mom. (You have my thumbs up for a winner also!:):) #9779801

Stefania Barbier level-addict November 03, 2011

WOW superb floral capture Patti!!! #9780223

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe November 03, 2011

Love the wonderful feathery look of the petals. The center of the flower is stunning and your background DOF frames the whole image beautifully. #9782296

Patti Coblentz November 04, 2011

Thank you very much Tom, Patrick, Kitty, Val, Stef, and Heather! #9782773

Phyllis H. Burchett November 04, 2011

B E A U tiful!!! #9783373

Michele Peterson level-classic November 04, 2011

This is wonderful, Patti, and a special tribute to your mom. I love the frills of the petals, just beautiful! #9784280

Patti Coblentz November 04, 2011

Thank you so much Phyllis, and Michele...I appreciate it! #9784290

Lyn Darlington November 06, 2011

Fantastic capture, amazing clarity and colour ......I agree wonderful tribute to your mum! #9786620

Laura E. Swan level-classic November 08, 2011

Hi, Miss Patti. I was just admiring the focal point. Where the petals meet the heart. Very well done. I really love that soft glowing background, too.

I am glad you were into photography while your Mom was still here. She knew you were very talented, no doubt. Isn't that wonderful to know? My Mom didn't live long enough to see me take ART/PHOTO on as a true passion. She passed away back when you could still buy flash cubes.

Maybe our Moms can see us now? Such a nice thought.

-Laura :)


Patti Coblentz November 08, 2011

Thank you Lyn, and Laura!

Laura, I would like to believe that, so do :) #9792510

Terry Cervi level-classic November 08, 2011

I love the colors in this and the dof is superb, Patti! #9792648

Laura E. Swan level-classic November 08, 2011

Okay. :) #9792666

Mary K. Robison November 10, 2011

Patricia, this is exquisite! Your mother is surely beaming above, knowing how much you love her by dedicating such a floral gem to her.
I join with everyone above who expects to see this again next month! #9796899

Patti Coblentz November 10, 2011

Thank you for your very nice comment, Mary...I appreciate it :) #9796908

Joannie Bertucci level-classic November 12, 2011

Heck, what am I going to say after all the wonderfully deserved accolades Patti? :-) Any mother would love such a beautiful floral tribute!
Thank you for your kind words for Aniyah's picture! :-) #9800524

Patti Coblentz November 12, 2011

Thank you very much, Joannie (and you're cute!)

Jessica Jenney November 12, 2011

Gorgeous macro, incredible color and DOF, Patricia! #9800634

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe November 12, 2011

Super pretty capture, Patti! Gorgeous color and dof!! #9800932

Patti Coblentz November 13, 2011

Thank you Jessica, and Ellen! #9801178

John Connolly November 14, 2011

A beautiful flower and a wonderful dedication to your Mother, Patti! Fantastic detail and gorgeous color, well done! #9804244

Phyllis H. Burchett December 05, 2011

This is absolutely gorgeous Patti, and even more as a beautiful dedication to your got me a little teary eyed thinking about my Mom...she loved her flowers. #9848601

Patti Coblentz December 05, 2011

Thank you John, and Phyllis!

I know, mom passed away 6 months ago and it isn't easy. #9848614

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