A softer side

© Debbie Bray

A softer side

Christine Greenspan level-classic January 17, 2016

Lovely light and colors! #1647447

Kevin Nugent January 17, 2016

Beautiful shot! Very sharp! #11424207

Teresa L. Brooks level-addict January 17, 2016

Lovely #11424219

Debbie Bray January 17, 2016

Thank you Christine, Kevin and Teresa!
#11424221

Laura L. Gonzales January 17, 2016

GORGEOUS!!! Beautiful color and fantastic clarity!! :) #11424243

Terry Cervi level-classic January 17, 2016

What a stunning macro capture, Debby!! #11424258

Evy Johansen level-classic January 17, 2016

Beautiful capture, Debbie!! #11424265

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic January 17, 2016

Fantastic details and colors Debbie!,
Amalia #11424279

Leslie McLain level-deluxe January 18, 2016

Beautiful capture and colors, Debbie. #11424380

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic January 18, 2016

Excellent details, colours, dof and light - outstanding capture of this beauty, Debbie!! #11424413

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic January 18, 2016

Debbie, I think this is one of the most beautiful floral images I've seen yet. It's simply magnificent! #11424438

John Connolly January 18, 2016

What a unique, beautiful flower Debbie! This is a superb close up portrait! #11424517

Emile Abbott level-deluxe January 18, 2016

Great details #11424612

frank w. degenhardt level-classic January 18, 2016

I am sure each stage they go through has beautiful results. The colors here are so gorgeous, love the pov that lets us see so much. But those incredible details really bring out all the beauty. So pretty. #11424628

Jeffrey R. Bange January 18, 2016

Beautiful capture, POV and DOF Debbie of this dainty little flower. #11424653

Susan M. Campbell January 18, 2016

Fabulous details. 😃 #11424745

Patrick Rouzes level-classic January 19, 2016

Beautiful colors, detail, clarity, lighting & focus, Debbie! #11424796

Shirley D. Freeman level-deluxe January 19, 2016

Not sure how I missed this one, but it is beautiful. Great DOF. #11424839

Jill Odice level-classic January 19, 2016

It looks like it is wearing a little mask :-) Pretty! #11424849

Peggy Pfister level-classic January 22, 2016

What an interesting and beautiful flower, and expertly captured, Debbie. Great color and details ... well done! #11425959

frank w. degenhardt level-classic February 28, 2016

Amazing details and colors. Congratulations on this being a Staff Favorite. #11439891

Susan M. Campbell February 28, 2016

So pretty. Congrats. #11440047

Susan M. Campbell February 29, 2016

Finalist #2. Way to go!!! #11440241

Emile Abbott level-deluxe February 29, 2016

Fantastic macro Debbie. Congrats on finalist. #11440274

Patrick Rouzes level-classic February 29, 2016

Congrats on the well-deserved finalist, Debbie! #11440401

frank w. degenhardt level-classic February 29, 2016

A detailed Finalist. Congratulations Debbie. #11440748

Martha R. Mazon level-classic February 29, 2016

Congratulations on your gorgeous winner, Debbie! #11440936

Natasha Pliss level-deluxe February 29, 2016

Huge congrats on your amazing Winner, Debbie! Fabulous work! Favorite. #11440971

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict February 29, 2016

So unique and gorgeous, Debbie! Huge congrats on your win! #11440973

Leslie McLain level-deluxe February 29, 2016

Congrats on a beautiful winner, Debbie. #11440999

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe February 29, 2016

Huge congrats on an exquisite winner, Deb!!! #11441029

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic February 29, 2016

Excellent Winner,Debbie! Congratulations!! #11441079

Val Feldman level-deluxe February 29, 2016

Outstanding! Congratulations, Deb, on a stunner of a Gold Winner! #11441147

frank w. degenhardt level-classic February 29, 2016

A gorgeous Second Place Win Debbie. Congratulations. #11441207

Susan M. Campbell February 29, 2016

Gold!!! WTG. 😃 #11441217

Mary K. Robison March 01, 2016

Wonderful colors and clarity, Debbie!
Glad to see this superb floral among the Gold Winners! #11441252

Candace M. Cleveland level-classic March 01, 2016

Congratulations Debbie!! #11441260

Kathy Salerni level-classic March 01, 2016

Huge congrats on your gold Winning image, Debbie! #11441324

Peggy Pfister level-classic March 02, 2016

Not surprised to see this terrific image with gold on it! Congrats, Debbie! #11441900

Terry Cervi level-classic March 02, 2016

Congrats on your fantastic win, Debbie!! #11442053

Patrick Rouzes level-classic March 02, 2016

Congrats on your gorgeous Winner, Debbie! #11442066

Ann Lyssenko level-addict March 03, 2016

A beautiful floral Debbie with color, details, and that up close view that gives me a sense of really being with a flower. Congratulations on being a winner! Ann #11442440

Ray level-classic March 04, 2016

Congratulations on your superb Winner, Debbie! #11442852

JO ANN CLEVELAND March 07, 2016

Congrats on this awesome beauty and your 2nd Place Gold Debbie! #11443676

Irene Colling level-deluxe March 11, 2016

These "ugly cones" made for a very pretty picture. Congratulations on your winning image Debbie. #11446034

Irene Colling level-deluxe March 11, 2016

These "ugly cones" made for a very pretty picture. Congratulations on your winning image Debbie. #11446036

Mary K. Robison March 13, 2016

CONGRATULATIONS on another photo getting an ALL-TIME Gold EP, Debbie!
Hope it goes even higher! #11446578

Janet Daniel level-classic April 30, 2016

Gorgeous, Debbie! Congratulations on your win! #11467693

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Description

These beautiful flowers grow on the roadside right throughout England. Once the flower dies, it leaves a bush of ugly cones.

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/800 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 1250, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 300.00 mm, Model: SLT-A99V

Uploaded on January 17, 2016
Entered into contest on 2016-01-17 16:01:29

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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