Uploaded: October 15, 2003


Natural light, black velvet, f32 Canon 100mm macro lens


Paul C. Gazzanigo October 15, 2003

Karen, this is just beautiful.

Almost surreal against the velvet - great capture! #66929

Kelly S. Andrews October 15, 2003

Simply gorgeous! Love the color against the black. #233388

Patricia A. Kuniega October 15, 2003

Beautiful Karen. Great work! #233393

Evy Johansen level-classic October 15, 2003

Wow - this is a very beautiful image, Karen! #233396

Darren K. Fisher level-classic October 15, 2003

Beautifully done. I love the colors and lighting. #233429

Kathleen Clemons October 16, 2003

Beautiful!! #233568

Theresa McCloskey October 16, 2003

beautiful - great coloring and love the black background against this color :-) #233588

Gene Spears October 16, 2003

WOW - gorgeous shot! #233780

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