Jodi Zimmer March 29, 2007

This caught my eye. Very beautiful work Lexi.I would frame it. #628354

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe March 29, 2007

Beautiful image, Lexi! Great colors and effects. #4108735

Jessica Jenney March 29, 2007

Beautiful soft spring color, wonderful composition and Orton effect, Lexi! #4108871

Judy A. Lawhon March 29, 2007

Ahhhhhh...much better than snow!! Lovely composition and effects, Lexi!! #4108893

Mary Timman March 29, 2007

Stunning. The muted colors are just beautiful in this and love how the roads leads you into those wonderful trees. #4108984

Rachel McKinnie March 29, 2007

This is really beautiful :) #4109074

Regina L. Rickert March 29, 2007

Thank you Jodi, Mike, Jessica, Judy, Mary and Rachel. I appreciate your comments. #4109161

Lynn Crawford March 29, 2007

Oh Lexi this is beautiful, I love the pink and your composition :) #4109365

Regina L. Rickert March 29, 2007

Thank you, Lynn. #4109460

Robert Baer March 29, 2007

what a gorgeous image to use the orton effect on. nice job! #4109797

Regina L. Rickert March 29, 2007

Thank you, Justin. #4109944

Datha Y. Thompson March 29, 2007

Gorgeous work Lexi :0) LOVE it #4110905

Regina L. Rickert March 29, 2007

Thanks so much, Datha. #4111028

Anna Diederich March 30, 2007

This is gorgeous Lexi! #4111307

Glenn E. Urquhart March 30, 2007

Magnificent pastel colors, soft lighting, Well Composed and quite beautiful, Regina!!! VERY Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #4111577

Regina L. Rickert March 30, 2007

Thank you, Anna and Glenn. #4111675

Anne Arthur March 30, 2007

I love this Lexi! Those cherry trees are so beautiful, and the orton effect was a perfect choice to show them off. #4111830

Regina L. Rickert March 30, 2007

Thanks for your comments, Anne. #4112321

Christy Nichols March 30, 2007

This is so gorgeous, Lexi!! Love the soft pink colors.. Beautiful capture! #4113350

Regina L. Rickert March 30, 2007

Thanks so much, Christy. #4113452

Nikki McDonald level-classic April 01, 2007

Wow, this is gorgeous, Lexi. We have beautiful flowering trees in the spring, but nothing like this. Love the effect!!
Just saw it in Editor's First Picks, under the Photo tab. This is a new feature at BP. There are 8 photos and, each time you click reload, 8 more. They seem to come up randomly so you may or may not be able to find yours there :) Congratulations. #4119922

Carol Teal April 01, 2007

I love the color and softness of the trees and the Orton worked beautifully on this! Such a beautiful place! #4120047

Regina L. Rickert April 02, 2007

Thank you for your comments Nikki. I appreciate you letting me know. That's really nice! Thanks so much, Carol. #4122153

Leah M. Valenzuela April 07, 2007

wow! spectacular #4141437

Regina L. Rickert April 08, 2007

Thank you, Leah. #4142691

Sylvia Rossler April 11, 2007

Superb shot and effects Lexi !! :o) #4155355

Regina L. Rickert April 11, 2007

Thank you, Sylvia. #4155461

Alan and kellie shulver April 11, 2007

very nice use of effects. love the colors and soft textures! #4155488

Regina L. Rickert April 11, 2007

Thank you, Alan and Kellie. #4156636

Regina L. Rickert April 11, 2007

Thank you, Alan and Kellie. #4156637

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe April 24, 2007

Congratulations on your Finalist selection, Lexi! Well deserved. #4205020

Nikki McDonald level-classic April 24, 2007

What a beautiful finalist, Lexi. Congratulations. #4205096

Chastity Abbott April 24, 2007

YGG!!!!! Beautiful congrats to you my friend!!! AWESOME work! #4205462

Datha Y. Thompson April 24, 2007

WOW!! Congratulations on your Gorgeous Finalist Lexi!! Love it :0) #4206074

Joyce Baldassarre April 24, 2007


Kay E. Mahoney level-classic April 24, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round. #4206753

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 25, 2007

Well Done, Lexi ... Congrats on your finalist ... Hurk #4209194

Laurie Daily level-deluxe April 25, 2007

Gorgeous composition and beautiful effects. Congratulations, Lexi! #4209507

Christy Nichols April 25, 2007

Congratulations on your stunning finalist, Lexi! Gorgeous! #4209797

Anna Diederich April 25, 2007

Congrats on your beautiful finalist Lexi! #4209875

Colleen Farrell April 25, 2007

This is beautiful, Lexi! Congratulations on your finalist! #4211622

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe April 25, 2007

Gorgeous technique on this outstanding finalist, congrats Lexi! #4212056

Glenn E. Urquhart April 25, 2007

A Big Congratulations on your Finalist Award!!! Well Deserved, Cheers, Glenn. #4213276

Janine Russell level-deluxe April 25, 2007

Lexi, great colors and composition; congratulations on your First Place Win! #4214351

Datha Y. Thompson April 25, 2007


Sylvia Rossler April 25, 2007

Big congrats on your 1st place win Lexi :o) #4214511

Lynne Morris April 25, 2007

Many congratulations on your beautiful 1st place winner Lexi, this is stunning! #4214569

Colette M. Metcalf April 26, 2007

Big congrats to you on your win, Lexi!!! #4214988

Suchitro Banerjee April 26, 2007

Nice capture Regina !!! Congratulations on your fantastic first place winner.


Jessica Jenney April 26, 2007

Congratulations, Lexi on this beautiful First Place Win! #4215162

Nikki McDonald level-classic April 26, 2007

What a beautiful photo--and a first place winner! Gorgeous, Lexi. #4215407

Joan Kocak April 26, 2007

Congrats to you Lexi, BEAUTIFUL! #4215490

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe April 26, 2007

Big congratulations on this 1st Place Winner, Lexi! Terrific! #4215837

Glenn E. Urquhart April 26, 2007

Congratulations on your Outstanding Win, Lexi!!! Well Deserved! Cheers, Glenn. #4216009

Erica Murphy level-deluxe April 26, 2007

OMG!!! BIG HUGE CONGRATS TO YOU!! I loved this when you posted it elsewhere and am so thrilled to see it as a FIRST PLACE WINNER!!!!

Erica #4216408

Sarah Goblot April 26, 2007

Congratulations Lexi!!! Just amazing! :) #4216457

Renee Oakenfull April 26, 2007

Woo Hoo Lexi!!! I'm so happy for you... it's a gorgeous shot, love the Orton on it and the colours are so pretty. :D

Sam Britt April 26, 2007

Congratulations on this wonderful winner, Lexi! #4216602

Cyn Valentine level-classic April 26, 2007

Congratulations !! A stunning winner! #4216615

Esther Smith April 26, 2007

Fantastic image! Big congratulations to you Lexi!! #4216749

RC Fritz April 26, 2007

Great job, Lexi. Congratulations on your 1st Place! #4216764

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe April 26, 2007

Congrats Lexi on this Beautiful and well deserved Winner!! Jeff #4216791

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 26, 2007

Regina , Congratulations on this Well Deserved WINNER, ... Hurk #4217030

Chastity Abbott April 26, 2007

Oh!!!!!!! Look at you! AWESOME and so happy for you! Such a beautiful portrait!!! Excellent! HUGE congrats! #4217197

Karen L. Sorbello April 26, 2007

AWESOME!!!! I knew this was a winner the minute I first seen it on peas, congrats, you go girl!!!
-Kaz #4217365

Karen L. Sorbello April 26, 2007

AWESOME!!!! I knew this was a winner the minute I first seen it on peas, congrats, you go girl!!!
-Kaz #4217366

Rakesh Syal level-classic April 26, 2007

Congratulations !! A stunning winner, Lexi!! #4217539

Heidi Brand April 26, 2007

Congratulations Lexi!!! such a beautiful photo.


Regina L. Rickert April 26, 2007

What a wonderful surprise to come home to! Thank you everyone for your kind comments. They are very much appreciated. #4217761

Ron Roberts April 26, 2007


Anna Diederich April 26, 2007

Congrats on your beautiful first prize win Lexi! #4217922

Mick Burkey level-classic April 26, 2007

Congratulations on the First Place win, Lexi. Very stunning tones. #4218198

Jenny D April 26, 2007


Kay E. Mahoney level-classic April 26, 2007

Lexi,Congratulations on your beautiful first place winner. #4218571

DeLisa Holland April 26, 2007

Congrats, Lexi! ~DeLisa #4218607

Christy Nichols April 27, 2007

BIG congratulations, Lexi, on this Beautiful win!! #4221218

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic April 27, 2007

Lovely!!! Well-deserved first-place WIN! Congratulations, Lexi. --Lisa #4221250

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict April 28, 2007

Congratulations Lexi on your win...Dominick #4223530

Robert Baer April 29, 2007

congratulations on this beautiful win!! #4227109

April 29, 2007

Congrats, Lexi. A great capture and wonderful effects. #4228515

Regina L. Rickert May 01, 2007

Thanks again everyone. I love this shot and I am glad so many others have enjoyed it. I appreciate your comments. #4235138

Ronald F. Fischer May 01, 2007

Congratulations on this awesome winner! #4235433

Roxanne M. Bubar May 01, 2007

Spectacular. Congrats. #4236379

AMALIA Veralli May 03, 2007

Big congratulations on your first place win! Great image. #4242087

Jack R. Perry May 03, 2007

Congratulations on your win for this shot, it so very unique and deserved.
So sorry to read that your picture have been stolen, I can see why, they are well done. However, nothing excuses the theft. Have you looked into DIGIMARC. #4242347

Regina L. Rickert May 03, 2007

I really appreciate your kind thoughts. Thank you.

I have not had images stolen personally, but it seems to be happening more and more. I do watermark my photos elsewhere, but never felt the need to here. I guess no place is really safe from theft, unfortunately. #4242677

Wendy Stevenson May 04, 2007

A belated Congratulations on this most beautiful FIRST PLACE WIN - just gorgeous - almost surreal!! #4247615

Raymond Pauly level-classic May 08, 2007

Congratulations on your huge win! #4262171

April Riggs May 22, 2007

A stunning picture! #4313937

Regina L. Rickert May 23, 2007

Thank you Wendy, Raymond and April. I never tried the Orton Technique before and usually don't use effects much, but it really made this one come to life. #4315875

May 27, 2007

Beautiful job Lexi!
Congratulations on your win! #4334757

May 31, 2007

Of course is a BEUTIFUL WINER #4350659

Regina L. Rickert June 03, 2007

Thank you Manuel. #4360021

Jillian Danielson June 18, 2007

Congradulations! I just found your gallery, and this photo is very beautiful! #4410770

Sandy Powers June 19, 2007

Regina!! I know I'm late but I just found this! Wow! What a work of art! A gallery show-piece!

This is such an excellent choice for a winner! One of my favorites ever!


Regina L. Rickert June 20, 2007

Thank you Jullian and Sandy. #4415779

Steven E. Ray July 27, 2007

This is a real show stopper! It is a superior photo with the Orton technic applied. I seen this one before on here but failed to track it down. I finally found it! Excellent photography and editing. #4566242

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic July 27, 2007

Such a glorious image, Lexi!
I don't know how I missed this one before, but I'm glad I've stumbled upon it this morning!
A magnificent piece of art in such a lovely gallery!
So very well done!
--lisa #4566625

Deon August 02, 2007

Wow Lexi. This is incredible. Congradulations on your win. It is well deserved. Outstanding.

Deon #4592522

James E. Coleman level-classic September 28, 2007

Regina (?), I guess that is what you want to be called?
Anyway this is a very stunning shot. I imagine you have figured out that it is a hit by now!:)

Jim #4858291

Toni Riggs September 28, 2007

This is beautiful, congrats! #4858353

Regina L. Rickert September 29, 2007

Thank you so much everyone. It continues to amaze me how popular this shot is! I appreciate your comments.

And Jim-either is fine. Lexi is a nickname-mostly online. My family knows me by Regina. ;) #4859828

Jim Britt December 26, 2007

Wonderful shot Lexi..and cool effects! #5255781

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton February 13, 2009

Furiously Gorgeous !! #7161293

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ISO 100, 1/500, f/5.6. Taken at the Lexington Cemetery in Spring, 2007. I used the Orton Technique to bring out the fluffy texture of the blossoms.

Uploaded on March 29, 2007

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