By Nature's Design

Uploaded: May 29, 2020 10:37:57 | Entered: May 29, 2020 10:40:48


Lantana in bloom...from Zilker Botanical in Austin EOD

Exif: Camera: Canon Canon EOS 5D Mark III; Shutter Speed: 1/200; Aperture: f/8.0; ISO: 800; Orientation: 1; Date: 2020:05:29 11:08:08


Natasha Pliss level-deluxe May 29, 2020

Simply spectacular, Val! What else can I say? Stunning colors, superb details, fabulous clarity and, of course, amazing natural symmetry. As always, outstanding work! #1739775

LJ Corliss level-classic May 29, 2020

Beautiful color, detail and comp :) #11806627

Leslie McLain level-classic May 29, 2020

Beautiful capture and details, Val. #11806629

Ed Lauderdale level-classic May 29, 2020

I really can't add to the above, Val! Beautiful!! #11806634

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe May 29, 2020

Gorgeous, Val! Beautiful comp, color and light, and I love the water droplets! #11806649

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic May 29, 2020

Fantastic details, colors and Bg val! #11806651

Terry Korpela level-deluxe May 29, 2020

Nicely Done Val! #11806665

Jacquie Palazzolo level-deluxe May 29, 2020

stunning #11806671

Christine Greenspan level-deluxe May 30, 2020

Fantastic macro, Val! Love the droplets, colors, comp, and perfection on the black background. #11806740

Janet Criswell level-deluxe June 29, 2020

Beautiful! Congratulations on the silver and good luck! #11814195

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict June 30, 2020

Perfection is its name, Val! Congrats on your win for this beautiful image.! #11814406

Leslie McLain level-classic July 01, 2020

Congrats on a beautiful winner, Val. #11814441

Janet Criswell level-deluxe July 01, 2020

Congratulations, Val! #11814482

Bojan Bencic level-classic July 01, 2020

Fantastic. Congratulations, Val! #11814558

Jim Miotke level-deluxe My Courses July 01, 2020

Congratulations, Val - spectacular is right! Love it! #11814559

Ed Lauderdale level-classic July 01, 2020

Congratulations, Val!! Fantastic!! #11814589

Jacquie Palazzolo level-deluxe July 01, 2020

Congratulations!!! It's beautiful! #11814591

Terry Korpela level-deluxe July 01, 2020

Congratulations Val! #11814643

Natasha Pliss level-deluxe July 01, 2020

Fabulous and unique! Congratulations, Val!!! #11814732

Val Feldman level-deluxe July 01, 2020

Thank you all so much...I sure appreciate! #11814806

Christine Greenspan level-deluxe July 01, 2020

Well deserved win, Val! So beautiful! Big congrats! #11814858

Terry Cervi level-classic July 02, 2020

Congrats on your gorgeous win, Ms.V!! #11815045

Emile Abbott level-deluxe July 02, 2020

Awesome Val and congrats on gold winner. #11815092

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 03, 2020

Very Impressive work Val - Congrats on your Well Deserved Win!! #11815263

Adilson F. Ferreira level-classic July 05, 2020

Congratulations on your win, Val! #11815943

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe July 05, 2020

Beautiful winner, Val. Congratulations!! #11815960

Val Feldman level-deluxe July 05, 2020

Thanks much everyone! #11815982

LJ Corliss level-classic July 13, 2020

Congratulations :) #11817864

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe September 04, 2020

Gorgeous details and POTD, Val. #11832600

Natasha Pliss level-deluxe September 04, 2020

Warmest congratulations on the 2nd Gold for this spectacular beauty, Val!!! #11832601

Leslie McLain level-classic September 04, 2020

Congrats on an amazing POTD, Val. #11832602

Terry T. Ruvalcaba September 04, 2020

Very well done, Val! Congrats! #11832605

Janet Criswell level-deluxe September 04, 2020

Congratulations on this wonderful POTD, Val! #11832606

LJ Corliss level-classic September 04, 2020

Congrats on POTD :) #11832609

Terry Korpela level-deluxe September 04, 2020

Congratulations for a POTD Val!! #11832612

Nancy L. Green level-classic September 04, 2020

CONGRATULATIONS Val, this is gorgeous!! << #11832613

Adilson F. Ferreira level-classic September 04, 2020

Congratulations on your wonderful POTD, Val! #11832618

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict September 04, 2020

Stunning winner, Val, that compels me to look and look again. Congrats on both golds! #11832620

Joanna Kovalcsik level-classic September 04, 2020

Pristine detail... luscious color! Congratulations, Val... excellent work! #11832626

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 04, 2020

Congrats again Val for the POTD - Looks great on the homepage! #11832627

Gerda Grice level-deluxe September 04, 2020

Congratulations on your POTD for this lovely image! #11832630

Val Feldman level-deluxe September 04, 2020

This completely made my day! Thanks so much everyone for your kind comments and thank you BP for giving me a happy smile - both are appreciated very much! :) #11832661

Terry Cervi level-classic September 05, 2020

Congrats on your beautiful POTD, Ms.V!!! #11832780

Emile Abbott level-deluxe September 05, 2020

Congratulations Val on great POTD #11832826

Lydia Williams level-deluxe September 05, 2020

A beauty, Val...congratulations on your goldens!! #11832845

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