The Poppy House

© Wolfgang Dolak

The Poppy House

Uploaded: June 08, 2003


Cropped and worked on in PS.


Murry Grigsby June 08, 2003

Wow, you need to warn us so we can put on our sunglasses, Birdie. This is so bright. The field of flowers almost look like a reflection of the building's red roof. Nice work! #38971

Connie L. Carpenter May 26, 2019

A sight to behold... just beautiful!... what I would not give to see this is person one day. #111334

Patricia Marroquin May 26, 2019

What an explosion of color! Nice croppin' and workin' and shootin' Birdie! This is excellent. #111342

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe May 26, 2019

Ohhhh, birdie, this is just spectacular! #111358

Colette M. Metcalf May 26, 2019

Fabulous!!! #111362

Damian P. Gadal May 26, 2019

birdie - this is wonderful! #111365

Brenda W. LaFleur level-deluxe May 26, 2019

This is awesome. Wonderful the color! #111385

Joy Brown May 26, 2019

It's all been said, so, ditto, ditto, ditto!!! #111399

Evy Johansen level-classic May 26, 2019

Ditto, ditto, ditto, ditto! Beautiful! #111409

Terri Sprinkle May 26, 2019

These other comments are making me laugh!! :) But truly, this is a lovely piece, a study in reds. Visually stunning and nicely composed. Good job! #111417

Jill Battaglia May 26, 2019

Love it, Birdie!! :-) #111518

Susana Matos May 26, 2019

good results, this is terrific, I love it, Su, Portugal #111520

Wolfgang Dolak May 26, 2019

Thanks to all you kind people out there, for your time and nice words!!
birdie #111847

Bernard B. Travers May 26, 2019

This is utterly spectacular, Wolfgang. I can hardly comment on it. Your photos, especially the last few submissions are so wonderfully executed that mere comment alone seems ineffectual. You're at the top of the art, good buddy - and you take that to the bank. #112109

Wolfgang Dolak May 26, 2019

Thank you so much, Bernard for your too kind words! Deserving just a part of your praise would make me proud and happy!
birdie #112138

Gary H. Minish level-deluxe May 26, 2019

A great find and a beautiful photograph, birdie! I love the contrasting fields of red; one in perfectly organized rows and the other in random chaos. Makes for an interesting abstract as well as a very pretty scene :-) #112474

Murry Grigsby July 07, 2003

Congratulations, Birdie!!!!!!!!! #135615

Jean Papo July 07, 2003

Wowie! How did I miss this? Congratulations on this colorful BEAUTY! #135687

Wolfgang Dolak July 07, 2003

Thank you, Murry and Jean, for your wishes!!
And thanks Gary for your wonderful comment!
birdie #136065

Elizabeth A. Zibas July 07, 2003

Congrats Birdie. I did say your work is amazing right? Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful. #136176

LJ Corliss level-classic July 07, 2003

Congrats to you :) #136538

Bernard B. Travers July 07, 2003

All right - are we bucking for the most finalist entries in one month, or what?
Go get 'um guy. You deserve it. #136842

Evy Johansen level-classic July 07, 2003

Congratulations, birdie! Well derserved, this is really a beautiful photo! #136935

Patricia Marroquin July 07, 2003

Ooops! Thought I had congratulated you on this one, birdie. Well, CONGRATULATIONS! This is just gorgeous! #136941

Dolores Neilson July 08, 2003

What a great month for you Birdie! Congrats AGAIN! #137204

Ellen Peach level-classic July 08, 2003

So beautiful....congratulations and best of luck in the finals! #137619

Gary H. Minish level-deluxe July 08, 2003

Congratulations again, birdie! This one should go further also :-) #137669

Cheryl Meisel July 10, 2003

Wow isn't that something? What a beautiful site to see! Congrats! Cheryl #139347

Ron Goldman July 14, 2003

Congratulations on your win birdie!!!! #142163

Kathleen Clemons July 14, 2003

Congratulations to you, birdie!! #142187

Serena Pierce level-deluxe July 14, 2003

It really is beautiful! Congratulations!! #142233

Bernard B. Travers July 14, 2003


Jeff Galbraith July 14, 2003

Congratulations Birdie--what stunning colour--well earned win. #142332

Claudia Kuhn level-classic July 14, 2003

Congratulations Birdie on another great image! #142335

Jean Papo July 14, 2003

A BIG congratulations to you, Birdie, on your great photo - you definitely deserved it! #142387

Robert Mann level-classic July 14, 2003

congrats, birdie! rOb

Connie L. Carpenter July 14, 2003

Congratulations, Wolfgang... wonderful image. #142441

Evy Johansen level-classic July 14, 2003

Congratulations, birdie, on your well deserved win! #142458

Cathy Shotz July 14, 2003

Congratulations on your win. Fabulous! #142488

Gary H. Minish level-deluxe July 14, 2003

Way to go, birdie! Definitely an appropriate win! Congratulations :-) #142521

Patrick Campbell July 14, 2003

Hey birdie, congrats on your win! I found a photo contest I think you should enter this in:

The subject is the Good luck!

Pat #142578

Mette Vendelboe Allison level-classic July 15, 2003

What a nice thing to do, Patrick. I'm sure this should have a good chance as well!

Congrats, birdie on your lovely photo:-) #142634

Joy Brown July 15, 2003

Congratulations, birdie, on your second place win - wonderful and well-deserved! #142708

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe July 15, 2003

Congrats, Birdie. I don't know how they picked one of these shots, they were all so good! #142713

Darren K. Fisher July 15, 2003

Congrats Birdie!!! #142784

Dolores Neilson July 15, 2003

HI Birdie!! A great month indeed! Congrats on making 2nd place with this awesome shot!! I love all the red!! #142810

Colette M. Metcalf July 15, 2003

Congratulations, birdie!! #142813

Sharon E. Lowe level-addict July 15, 2003

Congrats birdie!! #142882

Judith G. Secco July 15, 2003

Congratulations, birdie. Fantastic.
Judy #142905

Gerda Grice level-deluxe July 15, 2003

Wow, those reds are RED!! Great imagae, Birdie, and a very deserving winner! Congratulations on your 1st place win! #143163

Guy D. Biechele level-classic July 15, 2003

Congratulations on this fine image. It is really stunning! #143209

Patricia Marroquin July 16, 2003

Such a happy photo; so glad you won big with it. Congrats, birdie. :-) #143723

Gary W. Lake July 16, 2003

I somehow managed to miss this great image Birdie - congrats! #143862

Monika Sapek July 16, 2003

Many congratulations on your second place win with this great and rich–in-color photo, Birdie!

Oksana Oksamit July 16, 2003

Many congrats, birdie!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #144179

Michael McCook level-classic July 17, 2003

I loved this shot when I first saw it and I still love it. Great framing Birdie and nice PS work. You really got those poppies popping! (Pardon the pun. Congratulations! #144559

Murry Grigsby July 17, 2003

Congratulations on your wind, Birdie! This is a wonderful image and I expect we'll see you back here for July :0) #144607

Wolfgang Dolak July 19, 2003

Let me say a big THANK YOU for your time and the nice words you found to congratulate. I have just returned from a tour to the Alps and had no internet connection for more than a week - kinda nice for a change - but of course I missed the results of last month's contest: all the great photographs that won prizes. I want to CONGRATULATE all of you who were successful and at the same time apologize for being so late. My mailbox had some 500 comment notifications when I reconnected today!

I'd also like to warn all of you who post to Digital Photo Contest. Some freak is using their email and sends virii. Be careful, if you receive an email sent by ""!!
The virus is packed into an attachment. If you click on it, it starts sending emails to all kind of people using your address as sender. Typical size of the mail is about 64 kb. The virus was detected by my antivirus software, but even the right mouseclick to scan it made it work - fortunately only once as I detected it so quickly. I informed DPC right away and they told me they were working on it. During my absence I received ten!! more emails with the same virus again. Please be careful!!
birdie #146264

Elizabeth A. Zibas July 22, 2003

Sorry I am a bit late but I wanted to congratulate you just the same. Congrats on the win Birdie, this is just beautiful. #148084

clifton Mair July 29, 2003

Fantastic image birdie, congrats!! :) #152638

Evy Johansen level-classic August 11, 2003

Birdie - many congrats on AGFAnet with this one - well derserved!!!! #162567

Mark Oxley August 11, 2003

My apologies for not commenting on this wonderful image before Birdie. Congrats on your well deserved second place! #163433

Kathleen R. Struckle August 12, 2003

Wonderful Photo. I love the red. It's so awesome. Kathy Struckle #164420

Wolfgang Dolak August 13, 2003

Thank you too, Betsy, Clifton, Evy, Mark and Kathy!! #164515

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