Bubbles on Gerbera pollen.

© Su Sana E. P

Bubbles on Gerbera pollen.

Uploaded: May 30, 2006 00:01:35


This is the close up of the same Gerbera flower that I had submitted before. Original idea was to do it with soda water but it didn't work out well. So I took the close up, then manually applied the bubbles (Photo Impact) on pollens and a bit of cloud effect on the petals. Adjustment in colors and lighting were made with PSE. It took me about half an hour to do it and our dinner had to wait last night...lol.


ronda chatelle level-classic May 30, 2006

WOW!! Outrageously stunning, Susan! Excellent description! I especially love the "had to wait for dinner" part ... I LOVE IT! #454899

Su Sana E. P level-classic May 30, 2006

WOW - amazing results with this Susan- just stunning!

Julie Hore #2830140

Su Sana E. P level-classic May 30, 2006

Very creative, Susan! Great work! Beautiful result!!

Evy Johansen #2830142

Rob Bishop May 30, 2006

Amazing PS work, and an even more amazing final composition. This is really outstanding work, Susan! #2830146

Ray Clarke May 30, 2006

what a beautiful , wonderfully creative image Susan, great idea (ac) #2830152

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic May 30, 2006

Very creative and artist. Love the warm wonderful colors. Very nice Susan. #2830153

Nadya Johnson May 30, 2006

WOW!! This is astounding, Susan! My first thought was, it looks like some amazing science-fiction world. FANASTIC! A wonderful image, has to be a winner! #2830180

Hector Contreras May 30, 2006

You always STUNN with your work Susan
Heco #2830196

Jill Odice level-classic May 30, 2006

You are lucky to have an understanduing hubby! It was worth a late dinner :-) #2830231

Mata Patan May 30, 2006


Richard D. Cox May 30, 2006

Creative and well executed. A prize piece of work. #2830247

Rakesh Syal level-classic May 30, 2006

What a fantastic creation, Susan!! #2830254

Pat Gamwell May 30, 2006

Wowzaaaaaaa! My new favorite! Fabulous creation, my dear friend! After all that hard work, SJ should be making YOU dinner! lol:) Glorious masterpiece! #2830284

Leanne M.E. Boyd May 30, 2006

That's why they invented packaged meals, so we photographers can play longer. Excellent image, Susan - I love the colour, full frame, effects and composition. #2830303

Paul Michko May 30, 2006

Amazing work, Susan. #2830376

Jim Huffield May 30, 2006

INCREDIBLE WORK!!!! #2830402

Janine Russell level-deluxe May 30, 2006

Susan, excellent color, detail, effects and composition. #2830443

Debbie Del Tejo May 30, 2006

This is one that leaves you speechless when you look at it. If this is not a winner, I don't know what is. GREAT GREAT JOB! #2830447

Manuel Barrera May 30, 2006

Nice colors #2830456

Donald K. Cherry level-classic May 30, 2006

Gorgeous macro and PS work, Susan! #2830487

Gail Vitikacs level-classic May 30, 2006

Terrific Susan!!! We have understand!!! It is amazing! #2830538

Glenn E. Urquhart May 30, 2006

Said this before... I really enjoy your work Susan!!! Stunning macro and composition! Cheers, Glenn. #2830563

Linda D. Lester level-classic May 30, 2006

Awesome job! Beautiful macro! #2830969

Jessica Jenney May 30, 2006

Gorgeous and very creative image you "cooked" up, Susan :-) #2831149

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe May 30, 2006

Really great work Susan! Jeff #2831221

Marianne S. Jensen May 30, 2006

DITTO all comments! A winner, indeed! #2831400

Roger Bernabo May 30, 2006

TREMENDOUS image Susan; one of the best I have ever seen! #2831492

Inge S. Lasmana level-classic May 30, 2006

Very creative image, Susan! love the bubble & clouds effects. Well done! #2831588

Mary Timman May 30, 2006

Splendid effects. And who cares if the family eats, huh! ~lol~
Great work and turned out beautifully! #2831591

Graeme yew Chow May 30, 2006

Fantastic effect in PS and great colors and interest in it, Susan. #2831691

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe May 30, 2006

Very beautiful colors and terrific PS work, Susan!:) #2832029

bob cornelison May 30, 2006

Great job Susan!
~:O) #2832138

Bridgette B May 30, 2006

Amazing macro, Susan!! The colors and details are amazing!!! #2832148

Terry L. Ellis level-classic May 30, 2006

Fantastic image, Susan! Amazing effects! #2832422

Tarun Bose May 30, 2006

Mind blowing shot Susan. In my books it is a winner, winner, winner. Excellent colours, clearity and ofcourse composition. Well done. #2832545

Marcie A. Fowler May 30, 2006

Well worth the wait!!!! Love the bubbles added to the flower. Gives it a wonderful, whimsical feel!! Excellent work Susan. A winner in my book too! Very creative and well done. #2832639

Judyann Plante May 30, 2006

Beautiful image, beautifully done! Great work, Susan!

Judyann ><> #2832778

Karen Engelbreth May 30, 2006

Big big WOW, Susan - wonderful, creative image :0) #2832960

Bill Wyatt May 30, 2006

Awesome image and effects, Susan! Very creative and colorful. #2833204

Revonda L. Gentry May 30, 2006

This is just incredible!! WOW, WOW WOW!! #2833795

Ronald F. Fischer May 30, 2006

This is simply awesome, Susan! I am glad you put dinner on the back burner!! LOL #2833913

Paula Dwyer May 30, 2006

Awesome!!!!!! :) #2834304

Ross Throndson May 30, 2006

Wow, Susan! Looks like something you would see in a science- fiction movie! Great Job!!! #2834374

Darryl Wilkinson May 30, 2006

Outstanding creation, Susan...and it only took a half hour??? WOW, very impressive work! #2834449

Zenon Toczek May 31, 2006

This is stunning!
Just awesome, you are very creative and patient!
zenon #2835789

Laurence Saliba level-classic May 31, 2006

Very very creative Susan!!!! #2837354

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe May 31, 2006

Interesting and very beautiful, love the creativity! #2838750

Cathy Stancil May 31, 2006

You are so very creative and talented, Susan ! I am so PS challenged, it's not even funny... Excellent idea and execution ! #2838763

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic May 31, 2006

Stunning creation Susan, I can't believe you did each of those bubbles manually and in only 30 mintues. I would have probably had to skip dinner all together and it still would not have looked like this. Gorgeous colors and details !!!! #2838833

Carlo Cascone June 01, 2006

Your creative mind and your skilled hands have produced a stunning picture!
... dinner can wait!!!
Carlo #2840535

June 05, 2006

Beautiful job Susan, love it!

Best wishes to you and Sanjay
Reine #2852954

Ken Smith level-classic June 07, 2006

Beautiful picture. I enjoyed your gallery. The bright colors really stand out. It's easy to scan your thumbnails to see the great stuff you do. #2866559

Margot Petrowski June 14, 2006

A..........MAZING!!!!!!! #2895206

Sharon Day level-classic June 19, 2006

Gorgeous and creative, Susan!!! I love this! #2917433

Stanley J. Contrades June 20, 2006

Fantastic work and an amazing outcome, Susan! CONGRATULATIONS on another Finalist!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #2922973

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe June 20, 2006

Congratulations on this excellent finalist, Susan!:) #2923039

Graeme yew Chow June 20, 2006

Congratulation Susan. This is super ! #2923342

Pat Gamwell June 20, 2006

This one should go all the way to 'gold', my friend! It is beyond superb! CONGRATS! #2923434

June 21, 2006

Fantastic image, Susan!!! Congratulations!! #2923484

Renee Doyle level-classic June 21, 2006

Huge congrats once again Susan!!!!! Wonderful!!!

Judyann Plante June 21, 2006

Congratulations, susan!

Judyann ><> #2923955

Paul Sikora June 21, 2006

Congratulations Susan #2923991

Jenny Bosmans June 21, 2006

Congratulations on another beautiful finalist, Susan!! :) #2924192

Nadya Johnson June 21, 2006

Congratulations, Susan! #2924470

Inge S. Lasmana level-classic June 21, 2006

Congratulations, Susan! #2924647

Ross Throndson June 21, 2006

Susan, Congratulations!! Awesome Image!! :^) #2925694

David L. Luchowski June 21, 2006

Congratulations on this awesome finalist,Susan. #2925750

Sharon Day level-classic June 21, 2006

Congratulations on a beautiful finalist, Susan!!! Good luck next round! #2925983

Nancy L. Green level-classic June 21, 2006

Congratulations Susand and good luck next round! <>< #2926262

Kenneth Mucke June 21, 2006

This is just awesome Susan...A Great Big Congrats #2926342

Jill Flynn level-classic June 21, 2006

Love the effects and work on this Susan. Congratulations on another terrific finalist! #2926546

Laura Clay-Ballard June 21, 2006

wow! fab work! congrats! #2926792

Laurence Saliba level-classic June 21, 2006

Congratulations on this awesome finalist, good luck in the next round Susan!!! #2927107

Terry L. Ellis level-classic June 21, 2006

Congratulations, Susan, on another amazing finalist! #2927407

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe June 21, 2006

Congrats Susan on your outstanding Finalist! Jeff #2927419

Jessica Jenney June 21, 2006

I knew I'd be seeing this again, Susan! Congratulations! So creative and well done! #2927668

Stephen Zacker June 21, 2006

Stunning! Congratulations #2927804

Glenn E. Urquhart June 21, 2006

Congrats, Susan!!! Well deserved! Cheers, Glenn. #2928207

Sylvia Rossler June 21, 2006

You made a lot of gorgeous finalists Susan ! Big congrats :O) #2928868

Noel Baebler June 21, 2006

Huzzah, Susan! #2929020

Diane Dupuis June 21, 2006

Congrats Susan! Your hard work paid off! #2929217

Damian P. Gadal June 21, 2006

Stunning! Worth the effort. Congrats! #2929229

Joannie Bertucci level-classic June 21, 2006

Congratulations Susan, phenominal work and it will be in the winners circle! #2929748

Graham D. Sher June 21, 2006

excellent digital manipulation and well worth the wait for dinner!!! #2930215

Lorraine A. Cook June 21, 2006

Love the bubbles! Super Macro! Congrats, Susan!!<:)) #2931418

Nadia Paul June 21, 2006

Congrats on this colourful and creative finalist Susan! #2931446

Jill M. Flusemann June 22, 2006

This is incredible! Love your originality - and with work like this - forget dinner :) #2932911

Wendy Stevenson June 22, 2006

Congratulations on this outstanding finalist Susan. I was just looking through your gallery and it's is just filled with stunning colour and fantastic imagery!! Congrats on ALL your beautiful finalists!! Superb work! #2933012

Cheryl E. Molennor June 22, 2006

Susan, That is just fabulous. Congratulations #2933998

Leanne M.E. Boyd June 22, 2006

Congratulations Susan! #2934019

Robyn Mackenzie June 22, 2006

Of all your super finalists, this is my favourite, Susan! Fabulous image! Best of luck in the next round. :o) Robyn #2935178

Lorri Shane June 22, 2006

What alot of work, Suan. It turned out beautifully. Congrats and good luck.

Hector Contreras June 22, 2006

Congratulations Susan, a winner in my book
Heco #2937099

Corinne M. Thompson June 22, 2006

Stunning and creative...Congrats on your Finalist! #2937188

ALLEN O. HOWARD June 23, 2006

Awesomme Susie!!! And congratulations! #2940360

Revonda L. Gentry June 23, 2006

Like I said before, WOW, WOW, WOW!! Congratulations!!:) #2942456

Bill Wyatt June 26, 2006

Congratulations on this real beauty, Susan! #2953902

RC Fritz July 16, 2006

Fantastic macro, Susan! Congratulations! #3035899

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic July 18, 2006

I'm a little late, have been out of town for a couple of weeks...but, congratulations on all your well deserved finalists and second place win. #3047361

Vladan D. Djordjevic January 23, 2007

Fantastic photo! What a beautiful detail, color, lighting!!! #3853399

Elida Gutierrez September 22, 2008

Congratulations on your FINALIST!!! #6489772

Stefania Barbier level-addict September 22, 2008

congratulations again Susana!!! #6489943

Tiia Vissak September 22, 2008

Congratulations! #6490274

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna September 22, 2008

WTG, SuSana!!!!!! Congratulations and good luck in the next round!!!!!! ♫ k #6491982

Mike D. Perez September 22, 2008

A beautiful creation, Susana! Congratulations! #6493671

Stephanie Frey September 23, 2008

Congratulations on another great Finalist, SuSana!! #6498295

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I'm sure you heard this before, but I MISS YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #6499567

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Sam Britt September 23, 2008

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JO ANN CLEVELAND September 23, 2008

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