The Beginning 2

© Colette M. Metcalf

The Beginning 2

Uploaded: March 19, 2014


frank w. degenhardt level-classic March 19, 2014

I love how you presented this Collette with the framing and the space above the bud. Beautiful colors, amazing details. A gorgeous floral beauty. #1567241

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe March 19, 2014

All closed up tight..makes you wonder what's in there. #11003670

Randy K. Baldwin March 19, 2014

Wonderful Job Colette! #11003674

Gord MacEachern March 19, 2014

Stunning macro image here Colette!!! #11003675

Anita Hogue March 19, 2014

A gorgeous bud! Love the colors! #11003704

Colette M. Metcalf March 19, 2014

Tammy M. Anderson
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member since: 8/13/2007 Beautiful light, dof ad colors, Colette.
3/19/2014 3:23:05 AM

Tiia Vissak
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a wonderful floral!

3/19/2014 3:23:53


Joy Rector March 19, 2014

beautiful, love the comp #11003741

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic March 19, 2014

Nice work, Colette! #11003785

Michael Frazier level-classic March 19, 2014

Great Color, and detail Colette. #11003810

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic March 19, 2014

What a beauty!! #11003849

Linda L. Ruiz level-classic March 19, 2014

Don't you just love Spring!! Love the details on this beauty #11003869

JO ANN CLEVELAND March 19, 2014

Great find and presentation, as usual Colette!

jo ann c. #11003908

Denny E. Barnes level-deluxe March 19, 2014

Very beautiful image and effect, Colette! Very beautifully done! #11003935

John Connolly March 19, 2014

A beautiful floral macro Colettte, and a delightful presentation! #11003985

Nancy L. Green level-classic March 19, 2014

Don't ya just LOVE spring!!! VERY well done!!! <>< #11004019

Ermanno Radice March 19, 2014

Gorgeous macro, excellent details and DOF! #11004044

Katherine Kuhn level-classic March 19, 2014

Beautiful detail & light on this cosmos bud, Colette! #11004056

Kathy Salerni level-classic March 19, 2014

Beautiful color, light and BG, Colette! Well done! #11004136

Robert R. Goodman level-addict March 19, 2014

Hi Colette,WOW!!Beautiful macro my friend.Always a favorite!!!! #11004209

Jeffrey R. Bange March 19, 2014

Beautiful macro capture Colette, I hope you were able to go back and get another shot of it after it opened. #11004232

Robert K. Bemus level-classic March 19, 2014

Beautiful color and detail! #11004253

Ann Coates level-classic March 20, 2014

A beautiful image here Colette. #11004303

maria Warren March 20, 2014

this is a great macro love the color the details and just everything is great I love it :) #11004484

Emiel Van Hemelrijck March 20, 2014

Wonderful macro and composition Colette #11004590

Carrie M. Groseclose level-classic March 20, 2014

Gorgeous lighting and color Colette! #11004764

Neal D. Hatcher March 20, 2014

BEAUTIFUL #11004784

Donna R. Moratelli March 21, 2014

Fantastic simplicity. Fav #11005106

Rudi Reiner level-classic March 21, 2014

Wow, nice macro Colette! #11005593

Lydia Williams level-deluxe March 22, 2014

Fantastic, Colette! So simple and so striking! #11005947

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe March 23, 2014

Sooooo very pretty, Colette!! This sums up the beauty of the season. The start of Spring is so beautiful!! #11006613

Nadia Paul March 23, 2014

Wonderful simplicity and beautiful light Colette! #11007022

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict March 23, 2014

Beautiful image, Colette, lovely colors and design!

Debby #11007133

Patrick Rouzes level-classic March 23, 2014

Beautiful colors, focus, clarity & close up, Colette.

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe March 24, 2014

Such a beautiful floral, Colette. #11007282

Millie A. Talarico level-classic March 24, 2014

Excellent macro & contrast! #11007419

Emile Abbott level-deluxe March 24, 2014

And has space to grow. Love the presentation Colette. #11007494

Cindy Bendush level-classic March 24, 2014

Beautiful color and bokeh! #11007715

Carol L. Fowler March 24, 2014

Gorgeous Spring capture #11007819

Lana Arcemont level-classic March 24, 2014

Beautiful Macro! #11007834

Chris Ebben March 25, 2014

A truly beautiful Macro image. Very well set-up & taken=^..^= #11007980

David Hurt March 25, 2014

Outstanding Macro Shot. #11008141

Carol Quina level-classic March 27, 2014

Beautiful color, nice DOF. #11009471

Kate Jackson level-classic March 28, 2014

Love this Colette. Great lighting and detail! #11009866

frank w. degenhardt level-classic April 27, 2014

A gorgeous Staff Favorite Colette. Congratulations. #11031727

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic April 27, 2014

A beautiful Staff Favorite..Congratulations. #11032399

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