Fields Afire

© Melissa A. Mannon

Fields Afire

Uploaded: July 24, 2006


f4.5 1/250 100mm macro
I saw a small stand of coneflowers surrounded by orange daylilies and pulled over the car to get some shots. I thought that if I could blur the background properly I could make the daylilies look like a fire surrounding the pink.


Ray Clarke July 24, 2006

I think that you acheived your objective Melissa! Beautiful capture!!!(R) #490065

Colette M. Metcalf July 24, 2006

Wondereful image and love the colors!! #3068801

Revonda L. Gentry July 24, 2006

Awesome!! #3068833

Autum Rhoades July 24, 2006

Melissa, I agree that your objective was met. Beautiful photo and love the photographer spirit you have! #3069019

Paula Dwyer July 24, 2006

Fantastic DOF and lighting! Incredible image!! Nicely done!! :) #3069122

Anita Hogue July 24, 2006

Incredibly Beautiful, Melissa! #3069171

eileen bedford July 24, 2006

BEATUIFUL, well done. #3069207

Marcie A. Fowler July 24, 2006

I'd say you succeded in what you were trying to do Melissa. Excellent use of DoF on this image. Beautiful complimentary colors between the foreground and blurred background. #3069281

Barbara Helgason July 24, 2006

Beautifully done Melissa! #3069731

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic July 24, 2006

Stunning and rich colors! Love the DoF here as well!! #3070611

Bridgette B July 24, 2006

Gorgeous image, Melissa! #3072038

Chastity Abbott July 25, 2006

LOVE all the background they compliment this sooo well!!! Beautiful!! #3078885

Sandra Freyler July 25, 2006

Gorgeous Image, Melissa! :) #3080209

Megan p July 28, 2006

You were good to stop, this is so beautiful!!! :) #3096622

Tonya R. Boles August 23, 2006

Beautiful shot.. #3205252

Tarun Bose August 26, 2006

Congrats Melissa for finalist. #3218569

Chastity Abbott August 26, 2006

YIPPPPPEEEEE~!!!!!!! I am SOOOOO proud of you!!!! Good luck the next round!!!! #3218769

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe August 26, 2006


ccc #3218957

Megan p August 26, 2006

Congratulations Melissa!!!! This is just so beautiful!!! #3219013

Ray Clarke August 26, 2006

Melissa, very well done (ac) #3219589

Kathy Radford August 26, 2006

Congrats, Melissa, well deserved. Kathy in NH #3219653

Julie Robinson August 26, 2006

Congratulations Melissa! #3220428

Jenny D August 26, 2006

Congrats! #3220967

Tressie Davis August 26, 2006

Gorgeous finalist - congratulations!!! #3221065

Judyann Plante August 26, 2006

congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Melissa!!!

Judyann ><> #3221948

Donna La Mattino Pagakis August 26, 2006

This is a stunner, congratulations on your finalist win! #3222523

Nadya Johnson August 26, 2006

Gorgeous shot, Melissa! A big congratulations on your lovely finalist! #3222757

Marijana Fajgl August 27, 2006

Congratulations Melissa and good luck! #3223819

Husain Akhtar August 27, 2006

Warmest congratulations for being a finalist, Melissa! Very well deserved success! #3224219

Sandra Freyler August 27, 2006

Congratulations, Melissa! :) #3225921

Jill Odice level-classic August 27, 2006

Congrats Melissa! This is wonderful :-) #3227843

Ross Throndson August 27, 2006

Big Congratulations, Melissa, on this Gorgeous Finalist...Best of Luck in the next round!! #3229541

Johannes Kornelius September 28, 2006

Beautiful photo and colors! #3380179

Stacy Lankford level-addict November 26, 2006

stacy #3632504

Robert Baer March 11, 2007

congratulations on this finalist. really wonderful pov. #4044388

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett March 13, 2007

Congrats on this finalist, Melissa ... lovely comp and colors ... steve #4049305

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