Dandelion Blues

© Heather K. McFarland

Dandelion Blues

Sherri Conley July 14, 2003

Whoa! Heather, this is FANTASTIC! #45885

Debbie S. July 14, 2003

Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous! Love the blue, the texture and the subject and composition...exceptional image! Did you apply any PS...just curious about the blue tint and the texture? #141848

Heather K. McFarland level-classic July 14, 2003

Thanks Sherri and Debbie! No PS work except tone curve and sharpening. I took that in the deep shade outside and that is what my auto WB came up with. I changed it to shade after the first couple of shots and got a more nature green color, but I actually liked the blue tint better of the two! #141852

Bill Morgenstern July 14, 2003

Super Shot! I really like the non-traditional perspective you have chosen for this subject. Color good, texture and lighting, ditto! #141854

Debbie S. July 14, 2003

Thanks Heather...hmmm...I'll have to keep in mind the auto white balance...I agree, the blue has an etherial quality to it. #141855

Jill Battaglia July 14, 2003

Wonderful!! :-) #141856

Gina Harmeyer July 14, 2003

What an amazing and creative shot! Great job Heather! #141861

Judith G. Secco July 14, 2003

This is just great, Heather. Wonderful job. #141877

Susana Matos July 14, 2003

This is gorgeous, wonderful job! Cheers from Portugal, Su #141943

Leanne M.E. Boyd July 14, 2003

Great shot, Heather. I like the blue cast, texture, perspective and composition. A winner in my eyes. #141947

Lori Ditlefsen July 14, 2003

This should do well in the contest. Dito what everyone else said. Well done. #141979

Linda Slater July 14, 2003

Very creative dandy Heather #142046

Shirley L. Carpenter July 14, 2003

Excellent image Heather....Looks like a winner to me........I love it!!!!! #142088

David Goldberg July 22, 2003

Heather, this is tremendous!! Did you sharpen in RGB mode or Lab using the lightness channel?
Thanks for the photo:)
#147787

July 23, 2003

lovely image! keep experimenting. #148615

Heather K. McFarland level-classic July 23, 2003

Thank you everyone. David, I sharpened using Fred Mirandas PS actions for the D1X in RGB mode. #148663

August 06, 2003

I LOVE IT...I HAVE DONE THIS BUT I USED THE LARGE PUFF BALL DANDELOIN AGAINST A PRETTY SUNSET. I AM PUTTING IT IN FLOWER CATEGORY TOMORROW. #158874

Kathleen R. Struckle August 06, 2003

Heather, Fantastic Photo. I love the color. Great work. Kathy S. #159173

Lou Lazerson August 08, 2003

Hi Heather,
Your photo simply took my breath away.
It was so creative and imaginative on your part. I liked how you used your macro lens to shoot underneath the dandelions. Thanks for the lesson!

I, also, have a macro lens photo called
"Rose Milky Way" which is on page 20/21--flower category. I would appreciate your opinion of this photo. And, if you have time, I would invite to look at my photos on my website:joyfulphotosbylaz.com
Thanks,
Lou Lazerson #160830

Damian P. Gadal August 09, 2003

S T U N N I N G !!!! #161431

Kathleen R. Struckle August 10, 2003

Heather, Just Beautiful! Sure is a WINNER! Kathy Struckle #161830

Marla Kaufman August 12, 2003

Cool shot !! It reminds me of something that could live under the sea or a sciecefiction image. #164010

Murry Grigsby August 14, 2003

Congrats somemore, Heather !!! #166079

Gunther Allen level-classic August 14, 2003

Heather- this is probably one of my favorite captures I've seen this year. It should be picture of the month and a winner in whatever contest you enter. You have such the eye for a great composition- I've learned much by watching your work! -G #166786

Dolores Neilson August 15, 2003

Congrats Heather!! No surprises here!! Superb macro!! #167133

Kathleen R. Struckle August 15, 2003

Congrats Heather!! It is such a Superb Photo. Kathleen Struckle #167279

Bernard B. Travers August 15, 2003

And for this one too. Congrats. #167653

Damian P. Gadal August 15, 2003

I love this shot! Congrats Heather! #167656

Mette Vendelboe Allison level-classic August 15, 2003

Outstanding work, Heather! I really like it! Congrats and good luck! #168096

Jean Papo August 16, 2003

Congratulations, Heather, on your win with this amazing photo! You have a great eye for capturing the beauty and interest in your surroundings, and the skill to do it perfectly! #168807

Colette M. Metcalf August 16, 2003

Congrats, Heather!!! #169005

Bernard B. Travers August 16, 2003

Gee, how many free galleries can you get. Great win, again, Heather. Good for you. Well deserved. #169183

Patrick Campbell August 16, 2003

Congrats on your wins this month, Heather! You're building an impressive portfolio. Keep up the great work! #169258

Jean Papo August 16, 2003

Heather, I heard through the grapevine that you have taught betterphoto classes before. If true, are you planning on teaching any more? It would be great to learn some of your techniques and get your perspective on becoming a better photographer! Congratulations again, on this great photo! It belongs in an art gallery, if it isn't already in one somewhere! #169334

Susana Matos August 16, 2003

This was a winner for sure!! Congratulations!!!
cheers from Portugal, Su #169347

Murry Grigsby August 16, 2003

Congratulations again on another fine win, Heather! #169516

clifton Mair August 16, 2003

A very beautiful photograph, congrats :) #169562

Connie I. Chandler August 16, 2003

Heather, I love this photograph! Congratulations on a well deserved WIN! #169584

Sal August 16, 2003

Super shot, Heather. Congratulations! #169669

Barbara K. Breitsameter August 16, 2003

You've got to be happy with this win. Well deserved! #169839

Gary H. Minish level-deluxe August 16, 2003

BIG WOW shot! Very unique, creative and spectacular photo, Heather! It's magical! Congratulations on a very well deserved win! #169937

Peggy Wolff August 17, 2003

Congrats Heather, this is an awesom shot! Pretty soon your gallery will only be made up of finalists and winners! #170694

Monika Sapek level-classic August 18, 2003

You know how much I love this photo, Heather and I’m totally happy to see it as a winner here! Many congratulations on your wonderful win!
Monika
#171383

Andrew B. Coupe August 19, 2003

Heather, this is a beautiful shot. A very creative take on a familiar subject. And the blue tint is perfect. Well done. #171919

Rui Filipe Rebelo Prego August 19, 2003

SUPERB Shot, the colors are Splendid and the composition very well done! Great Shoot, congratulations !!! #172159

September 04, 2003

Its a fantastic shot... Really. No wonder its a winner on almost all photo contest websites Google can display... Any new shots in the pipeline? #186958

Arthur Rosch March 09, 2004

There are so many comments here! I
want not just to admire this beautiful
dandelion shot but to speak about your
whole gallery as being the work of
a fantastic eye and flawless technique.
Oowee, you are awfully good, Heather.

art #415693

Gunther Allen level-classic March 09, 2004

I have to ditto what Art mentioned above! Beautiful work, that I really admire! - Gunther #415747

Anette Linnea Rasmussen February 26, 2005

Absolutely beautiful Heather!
Congrats on this well deserved win!


Best wishes, Linnea #1135925

Virginia L. Allison August 02, 2005

Heather, this is amazing. Congrats on a well deserved win. #1669081

Janet E. Backhaus August 25, 2005

I love this...they look like skeletal balloons. Beautiful picture.

Janet Backhaus #1764363

September 19, 2005

This is an amazing picture!! #1857662

Alexandre Denomay June 20, 2006

That is more than spectacular! It is perfect! #2919199

Ariel Lepor August 13, 2006

Really cool macro, Heather!

Ariel
ScrattyPhotography
ScrattyPhotography Blog #3159570

Margie M. Heldt September 04, 2006

Just gorgeous! Love it!
Margie #3265242

Jose Maria S. Tan May 09, 2007

Your image is awesome Heather. I'm new here and your photo is one of my first favorites here.

More of my Thailand Photos
#4263546

Remi Trepanier September 14, 2007

Amazing capture ! Terrific macro:) #4791710

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe February 10, 2008

I came across this stunning macro today Heather and wanted to offer my congratulations on your SPECTACULAR win!! #5474221

Naintara Jain February 20, 2008

Stunning image.
Your gallery shows that you are a very versatile photographer. #5522650

Songbird Cline level-classic March 01, 2008

amazing.. awesome!! #5578406

Denise Macaris July 04, 2008

THAT is an incredible picture....I LOVE it! Great job! #6141179

Cynthia M. Wiles level-deluxe July 11, 2016

Beautiful, Heather! Congrats on your ATW!! #11494465

Betty Ann Kelly level-classic July 11, 2016

Wonderful macro! Congrats to you!!! #11494801

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60mm Micro Nikkor, 1/125 sec at F5.6.

Uploaded on July 14, 2003


BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Winner BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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