Anticipating Spring 1

© Hurk (Steve) Hurkett

Anticipating Spring  1

Uploaded: March 29, 2007 14:52:44

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Comments

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe March 29, 2007

It's beautiful!! Nice one!! #628578

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett March 29, 2007

Thank very much, Carolyn ... I've spent the afternoon working on this bunch of flowers ... and have lots of possible arrangements #4110243

Sam Britt March 29, 2007

Beautiful colors, very nice effects, Steve. #4110263

Theresa Marie Jones level-deluxe March 29, 2007

Fantastic color and effects, Hurk! #4110269

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic March 29, 2007

Pretty flowers and colors! #4110317

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett March 29, 2007

Thanks Sam, Theresa and Shelly ... I appreciate your kind thoughts #4110502

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe March 29, 2007

Beautiful colors and effects, Steve! #4110765

March 30, 2007

Nice work Steve! #4111282

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett March 30, 2007

Thanks Mike and Swati ... Your comments and thoughts ae important to me .. #4111331

Girish Vaghela level-classic March 30, 2007

So beautiful to see, Lovely, Steve! #4112255

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett March 30, 2007

Thanks, Girish ... Your comments are pleasing to me ... #4112325

Amy JACKSON March 30, 2007

Gorgeous image, Steve!! Very well done!! #4112346

Su Sana E. P level-classic March 30, 2007

Wow!! Steve, love how you filled the fame with these gorgeous flowers and the effects looks really very nice. #4112354

Larry Smith level-classic March 30, 2007

Wow great colors and detail Steve! #4112381

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett March 30, 2007

Thanks Amy, SuSana and Larry ... I sincerely appreciate your visit and comments ... #4112517

Remi Trepanier March 30, 2007

Wow! love the effect you put on those flowers!!! #4112684

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett March 30, 2007

Thanks alot, Remi ... I appreciate your comments and thoughts .... #4112847

RD . March 30, 2007

A beautiful picture with well applied effects! #4112958

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett March 30, 2007

Thanks, Richard ... I'm glad you like this image ... #4112975

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic March 30, 2007

Nice capture, Hurk. Love the colors and effect. #4113264

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett March 30, 2007

Thanks very much, Kay ... #4113427

Mary Timman March 30, 2007

Oh breathtaking. Just radiant colors and love the effects. Fantastic job! #4114026

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett March 30, 2007

Thanks so much. Mary ... I respect your thoughts and opinions .... #4114082

Barbara Waldoch March 31, 2007

My favourite in this series, Steve! #4114485

Donald K. Cherry March 31, 2007

NIce floral image and unique effects, Steve. #4114765

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett March 31, 2007

Thanks, Barbara snd Donald ... your comments and thoughts mean alot to me #4114781

Carol Sawyer March 31, 2007

Nice floral image and effects, Steve! #4114821

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett March 31, 2007

Carol, thanks for your kindly visit to my gallery ... I appreciate your comments ... #4114827

Aimee S. McMaster March 31, 2007

....great floral Steve...perfect choice of effect for these brightly colored flowers...Aimee #4114838

Pat Gamwell March 31, 2007

WOW! What a beautiful flower series, Steve! Each one is wonderfully presented and definitely makes me feel Spring in the air! #4114883

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett March 31, 2007

Thanks, Aimee and Pat ... glad you both like this image .... steve #4115027

Pamela Shane March 31, 2007

Such glorious colors! Love the way you
filled the frame with these flowers, wonderful effects work too Steve! :) #4115118

Sherri Gorman March 31, 2007

Wow, the colors are AWESOME!!! Beautiful capture and effects!!! #4115126

Judy A. Lawhon March 31, 2007

Excellent capture, Hurk....love this series in your galley...the color is fantastic!! #4115327

Bill Houghton March 31, 2007

Beautiful colors Hurk. Nice job. Bill #4115476

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna March 31, 2007

Beautiful seriec, Steve!!!!! Gorgeous colors, composition and effect on all of them!!!!! :3 #4116085

David Phalen March 31, 2007

WOW! This series is wonderful!! Love the colors and effects. Very well done Steve!! #4116150

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic March 31, 2007

A beautiful image with great colors and effects Steve!,
Amalia #4116395

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett March 31, 2007

Thanks Pamela, Sherri, Judy, Bill, Kitty, David, and Amalia ...

I sincerely appreciate you comments and thoughts ... #4116512

Dianna Hauf March 31, 2007

Hi Steve! Out of town and I missed this! This is incredible! I love the colors, composition, and use of effects!! #4116817

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett March 31, 2007

Thanks muchly, Dianna ... I'm glad you finally made it here .... LOL ... I hope you had a good time where ever you spent your weekend ... steve #4116924

Dr. Harmeet Singh April 01, 2007

very beautiful and colourful flowers.Great shot for the spring. #4117698

Hendrik Storme April 01, 2007

Gorgeous floral capture! Great job, Steve! #4117986

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 01, 2007

Thank you Harmeet and Hendrik ... I appreciate your kind thoughts ... #4118103

KV Day April 01, 2007

Had a hard time deciding on which one of these beauties I liked best, This one I do believe we will see again. Nice work Steve #4118646

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 01, 2007

Geeeezzz, Vicki, I hope we see this one again (I'd be happy with any of them .. LOL) Thanks muchly for takin gthe time to view my photos ........ #4118680

David Pratt April 01, 2007

Beautiful flowers Steve! Love the effects! The whole series is wonderful! #4119364

Alexis Yobbagy April 01, 2007

Beautiful and vibrant Steve!!! Really upbeat!!! #4119408

Rosemary Buffoni April 01, 2007

Another fantastic image of this beautiful bouquet. I really like the comp with the blue on predominant.
Ro #4119460

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 01, 2007

Thanks, David, Alexis, and Rosemary ... your thoughts are most appreciated .. #4119522

paola A. Jofre April 01, 2007

Very vivid colors!! Wonderful effects Steve!! They pop out at you :) #4119614

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 01, 2007

Thanks, Paola ... your thoughts are appreciated ... #4119635

Kristi A. Howson April 01, 2007

I love the bright colors here Steve! Excellent work! #4119903

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 01, 2007

Thanks, Kristi ... your comments mean alot to me ,,,, #4120061

Gail Vitikacs level-classic April 02, 2007

Beautiful colors...very artistic!!!! Way to go Steve! #4121001

MELODIE C. ROBERTS April 02, 2007

HI STEVE,\I JUST SAW THIS ON EDITORS FIRST PICK
NICE JOB
MELODIE #4121004

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 02, 2007

Thanks Gail and Melodie (but what's the "Editor's first pick" list? #4121121

Emile Abbott level-deluxe April 02, 2007

Fabulous full frame floral full of color, Hurk #4122782

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 02, 2007

Thanks Emile ... glad you stopped by this afternoon ... steve #4122789

Lynn Haack April 02, 2007

Another beautiful image, Steve. I love the PS application! You really have a beautiful series of photos for this month's theme! Good luck...this is a winner no matter what! Lynn #4123181

BILLY R. PARKER April 02, 2007

WOW STEVE!! THIS IS BEAUTIFUL!! BILLY #4123248

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 03, 2007

Thanks for your kind thoughts, Billy ... I'm glad you stopped by ... #4124307

Sandy Stigliano April 03, 2007

Love the effects and colors!! Nicely done. #4126603

Alan and kellie shulver April 03, 2007

the colors are fantastic and your effects just make the picture perfect! #4127172

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 04, 2007

Thanks Sandy and Alan ... your comments are very much appreciated ... #4128179

Laurie Daily level-deluxe April 04, 2007

I just love your spring flower images, Steve. This one I think I like the best so far. Great colors enhanced with effects! #4128250

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 04, 2007

Well, thanks muchly Laurie ... I hope the Judges like it as well ... steve #4128267

Bill Wyatt April 04, 2007

Nice colors, presentation and artistic touch to this, Steve! #4128966

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 04, 2007

Thanks so much for your kind thoughts and comments, David ... I really appreciate your expert thoughts and critiques ... #4129070

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna April 04, 2007

Gorgeous, Steve!!!! Wonderful colors and dr work!!!!! Love all the this series!!!! :3 #4130066

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 04, 2007

Thank you muchly, Kitty ... I appreciate your kind thoughts #4130402

Regina L. Rickert April 05, 2007

These colors are very eye-catching. Love the effects, too. Nice work, Steve. #4132392

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 05, 2007

Thanks for your kind encouragement, Lexi #4132421

Christine Czernin level-classic April 06, 2007

Beautiful,Steve, the colours are really eyecatching.And the effects very well applied. Have a nice Easter weekend. #4136951

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 06, 2007

Thanks, Christine .. I appreciate the thoughts and well wishes ... and a Nice Easter to you and yours as well ... #4136985

Karen Slagle April 07, 2007

Stunning colors in this gorgeous, full frame image, Steve. I think this is so pretty and really like the effects... #4140796

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 07, 2007

Thanks so much for your kind comments, Karen #4140812

Alana Ibe April 08, 2007

This is lovely! Very nice effects! Great work! #4143914

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 08, 2007

Thanks, Alana ... your comments mean alot to me ... steve #4143942

Jim Stringer April 11, 2007

Beautiful image Steve, love the effect and composition! Great floral series! #4154108

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 11, 2007

Good Morning, Jim .. thanks for stopping by, your comments mean a lot to me .... #4154149

eileen bedford April 13, 2007

SO BEAUTIFULLY DONE, love yuor colors and full dratement and the touch of effect. GREAT WORK.... #4162066

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 13, 2007

Thanks once again, Eileen, I appreciate your nice thoughts #4162783

Stephanie Laird level-classic April 13, 2007

Steve this is beautiful! Great color! #4163080

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 13, 2007

Thank you very much, Stephanie #4163130

Susan M. Campbell April 17, 2007

Gorgeous!!! Those colors jumped out at me. The PS work was a nice touch. #4178761

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 17, 2007

Thanks once again, Susan ... your comments are well appreciated around here ... #4179063

BILLY R. PARKER April 24, 2007

CONGRADULTIONS STEVE! WELL DESERVED FINALIST!! BILLY #4204980

Terri Beloit April 24, 2007

This is gorgeous, Steve! Congrats on your finalist!!! #4204995

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe April 24, 2007

Congratulations on your Finalist selection, Steve! #4205012

Laurie Daily level-deluxe April 24, 2007

Congrats Steve on this beautiful finalist! #4205013

Lynn Haack April 24, 2007

Way to go Steve!! Congrats on your beautiful finalist photo! Lynn #4205016

Alana Ibe April 24, 2007

AWESOME!!!!! Way to go, Hurk!!!!!! Congratulations!!! #4205079

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna April 24, 2007

Congratulations, Steve!!!!!! Good luck in the next round!!!!! :3 #4205097

Cassie L. Woodlee April 24, 2007

Congrats Stever on your finalist!! #4205111

Jessica Jenney April 24, 2007

Congratulations, Steve on this beautiful finalist! #4205376

Bill Wyatt April 24, 2007

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist! #4205543

Chris Budny level-deluxe April 24, 2007

Beautiful effects, Steve; Congratulations on this making Finalist! #4205573

Janet McNeil level-classic April 24, 2007

Beautiful image, Steve - congratulations and good luck in round 2!! #4205642

Mary Timman April 24, 2007

Amazing colors. Beautiful. Congratulations! #4205814

Erin Appelbaum April 24, 2007

Congrats Hurk on a great finalist. Peter #4205815

Anita Hogue April 24, 2007

WOW, this is sooooooo beautiful Hurk!
Congratulations! #4206045

Barbara Waldoch April 24, 2007

Congratulations on your finalists, Hurk! #4206065

Ameet B. Agnihotri April 24, 2007

congratulations on the finalist entry ! #4206079

William88 April 24, 2007

Congratulations on this awesome finalist. #4206132

Steve M. Harrington April 24, 2007

Good on you, Hurk!
Steve #4206144

Dianna Hauf April 24, 2007

Woo-hoo! Way to go Steve! Congratulations!!! #4206185

Su Sana E. P level-classic April 24, 2007

Congratulations, Steve!! #4206483

KV Day April 24, 2007

Well I called that one right, congrats! #4206496

Judyann Plante April 24, 2007

Steve, Congratulations on this awesome finalist! Very well done!

Judyann <>< #4206610

Kenneth Mucke April 24, 2007

WTG Steve on this georgous finalist #4206839

Cheryl E. Molennor April 24, 2007

Congratulations Hurk! #4207254

Tamara K. Walker level-classic April 24, 2007

CONGRATULATIONS! #4207469

Terry L. Ellis level-classic April 24, 2007

Congratulations again, Steve! A fantastic finalist! #4207685

Esther Smith April 24, 2007

Congrats Steve!!! #4207737

Inge S. Lasmana April 24, 2007

Very beautiful work, Steve! congratulations and best luck in the next round! #4207957

Ross Throndson April 24, 2007

Congratulations, Steve, on this Fabulous Finalist.....Beautiful Work!!! #4208461

Sherry Karr Adkins level-deluxe April 25, 2007

Congrats, Steve, on this fabulous finalist. #4208634

Dan Holm April 25, 2007

Wow! CONGRATULATIONS, Steve! Awesome effects work on this beautiful image! Best of luck in the next round! #4208649

Helen N. McHugh April 25, 2007

Congratulations, Steve, on your amazing finalist! It is so beautiful! #4208829

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 25, 2007

Thanks everyone for your kind thoughts and comments on my Finalist ... Steve #4209017

Kathy Radford April 25, 2007

Congrats on this beauty. Somehow I missed this one. Wonderful job. Kathy in NH #4209072

paul parent level-deluxe April 25, 2007

Congratulations on this superb composition. #4209176

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic April 25, 2007

Caongrats Steve!!! Beautiful job. (I visited your gallery again -- such a visual treat!) --Lisa #4209220

Tarun Bose April 25, 2007

Congrats Hurk for your beautiful finalist. #4209412

Megan p April 25, 2007

Beautiful Hurk!! I really like your effects. Happy Spring! Congratulations #4209523

Terri L. Scribner April 25, 2007

Can't believe I missed this outstanding image!! CONGRATULATIONS on your finalist!! #4209560

Holly Shao April 25, 2007

Congratulations, Steve, on this beautiful Finalist!!

Holly #4209775

Christy Nichols April 25, 2007

Big Congratulations, Steve!! Not sure how I missed this before, but it's beautiful! #4209778

Anna Diederich April 25, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Steve!! #4209863

Robert R. Goodman April 25, 2007

A big Congratulations Steve!!!!! #4209921

Sherri Gorman April 25, 2007

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist!!! #4210023

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic April 25, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round. #4210136

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 25, 2007

Thanks Kathy, Paul , Lisa, Tarun, Megan, Terri, Holly, Christy, Anna, Robert, Sherri and Kay ... I sincerely appreciate your fine comments and thoughts ... #4210331

eileen bedford April 25, 2007

Congratulations on this fantastic Finalist Hurk, one of my favorites..... #4210461

David Pratt April 25, 2007

Congratulations Steve~ #4210542

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 25, 2007

Thanks Eileen and David ... your comments please me to no end ... #4210767

Carla Metzler April 25, 2007

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Steve! #4210910

Karen Slagle April 25, 2007

Fantastic, stunning colors in this, Steve. So happy to see it among the finalists, big congrats... #4210985

Steve Rice April 25, 2007

Steve, Congratulations on a great capture. Best of luck in the next round #4211136

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 25, 2007

Thanks muchly for your kind support Karen, Steve and Carla ..... #4211171

ALLEN O. HOWARD April 25, 2007

I never saw it and you deserve congratulations!, Allen #4211224

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 25, 2007

Thanks, Allen I appreciate your kind thoughts ... #4211280

Girish Vaghela level-classic April 25, 2007

Steve, Congratulations on this beautiful capture! #4211572

Colleen Farrell April 25, 2007

Way to go, Hurk! Big congratulations! #4211595

April 25, 2007

Congratulations, Steve! One of my favorites...lush colors!!! #4211798

Stephen Zacker April 25, 2007

Creative and beautiful. Congratulations #4211947

Dr Silly level-classic April 25, 2007

Love the colors in this wonderful photo.
Congrats on your finalist. :O)
#4211953

RD . April 25, 2007

Excellent and Congratulations Steve! #4212242

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 25, 2007

Thanks, Girish, Colleen, Joyce, Stephen, DR Silly and richard ... your comments are really appreciated #4212301

Emile Abbott level-deluxe April 25, 2007

Yet again another fabulous finalist full of color. congrats Steve (Hurk) #4212385

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 25, 2007

Thanks muchly, Emile .. your comments mean alot to me ... #4212652

Mick Burkey April 25, 2007

Congratulations on the finals, Steve! Wonderful work. Good luck in the next round. #4212675

April Riggs April 25, 2007

Congrats on this beautiful photo! #4212682

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 25, 2007

Thanks very much, Mick and April ... I am so happy to have friends such as you all .. #4212694

Stan Kwasniowski April 25, 2007

Steve, congratulations, this is a winner #4212776

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 25, 2007

Thanks so much Stan ... I certainly believe that as well, however, they wouldn't let me be one of the Judges ... LOL #4212816

Patricia Ronan April 25, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist Steve :) #4212914

Sharon King April 25, 2007

Congrats on this Beautiful finalist!! #4212916

Stan Kwasniowski April 25, 2007

Steve, lol, well you have my vote, not that it means anything lol, good luck #4212935

Kathleen Roughan April 25, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist Steve!!! #4213063

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 25, 2007

Thanl you to Patricia, Sharon, Stan K and Kathy ... your thoughts and comments are very well appreciated #4213254

Glenn E. Urquhart April 25, 2007

A Big Congratulations on your Finalist Award!!! Well Deserved, Cheers, Glenn. #4213275

Chua Wee Boo April 25, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Steve! #4213328

Kristi A. Howson April 25, 2007

Congratulations Steve on this gorgeous Finalist and Best Of Luck in the next round! Love the colors! #4213918

Jim Stringer April 25, 2007

Congratulations Steve, this is definetly a winner! #4213923

Su Sana E. P level-classic April 25, 2007

Huge Congratulations on your Win, Steve!! #4214347

Datha Y. Thompson April 25, 2007

CONGRATULATIONS Steve!!! Beautiful Finanlist WTG :0) #4214366

Kristi A. Howson April 25, 2007

So glad to see this one make it Steve! A big congratulations to you on your win!!! #4214418

Sylvia Rossler April 25, 2007

Big congrats on your win Steve :O) #4214546

Janine Russell level-deluxe April 25, 2007

Hurk, excellent colors, detail, lighting and effects; congratulations on your Second Place Win! #4214640

Jessica Jenney April 26, 2007

CONGRATULATIONS!!! A beautiful Second Place win, Steve! #4215042

Erin Appelbaum April 26, 2007

Well deserved Steve. Congrats. Peter #4215155

Debbie Hartley April 26, 2007

Congratulations on your beautiful winner Steve! #4215173

Colette M. Metcalf April 26, 2007

Congratulations on your win, Steve!!! #4215175

Carla Metzler April 26, 2007

Congratulations on your win, Steve! Beautiful! :) #4215289

Mary Timman April 26, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful winner! #4215322

Gail Vitikacs level-classic April 26, 2007

GREAT NEWS STEVE!!! Congratulations! #4215378

Ken Smith level-classic April 26, 2007

Excellent, Steve. Huge congrats!! #4215402

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 26, 2007

Thanks So very much to Glenn, Chua, Kristi, Jim, SuSana, Datha, Kristi (again - Thanks), Silvia, Janine, Jessica, Peter, Debbie, Colette, Carla, and Mary .... #4215412

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 26, 2007

Thanks Muchly Gail and Ken ... Your thoughts and comments mean alot to me #4215420

KV Day April 26, 2007

Congrats #4215431

Hendrik Storme April 26, 2007

Congratulations with your wonderful winner, Steve! #4215444

Joan Kocak April 26, 2007

HUGE CONGRATS! beautiful image Steve- #4215461

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 26, 2007

Thanks Vicki, Hendrik and Joan ... I sincerely appreciate your fine comments .. #4215522

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe April 26, 2007

WTG Steve!!! Huge congratulations on your wonderful winning image!! Love it!
kk #4215575

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 26, 2007

Thanks so much for taking the time to stop by this morning, I appreciate your kind thoughts ........ #4215579

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe April 26, 2007

Congrats on your winning photo Steve !!! #4215645

Laurie Daily level-deluxe April 26, 2007

So happy to see this one, Steve. Congratulations on your great win! #4215741

Ermanno Radice April 26, 2007

Many congratulations on your win, Steve!!!!!! #4215742

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 26, 2007

Thanks Agnes, Laurie, and Ermanno ... your comments and thoughts are well appreciated ..... #4215876

Chris Budny level-deluxe April 26, 2007

Congratulations once again, Steve! #4215878

Yulianto Soeroso April 26, 2007

wel done nice stting brur hehehe #4215885

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 26, 2007

Thanks, Christopher ... I sincerely appreciate it .. #4215893

BILLY R. PARKER April 26, 2007

CONGRADULATIONS STEVE!! WELL DESERVED!! BILLY #4215895

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 26, 2007

Thanks Yulianto

#4215906

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 26, 2007

Thanks, Billy .. I really appreciate you stopping by this morning .. #4215922

Terri L. Scribner April 26, 2007

Big CONGRATULATIONS on this second place winner, Hurk!! #4215930

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe April 26, 2007

Big Congratulations on your Win with this beautiful image, Steve! #4216021

Holly Shao April 26, 2007

Congratulations on your fantastic win, Steve!!

Holly #4216074

Glenn E. Urquhart April 26, 2007

Congratulations on your Outstanding Win, Steve!!! VERY Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #4216080

Inge S. Lasmana April 26, 2007

Congratulations on your win, Steve! #4216101

Ross Throndson April 26, 2007

Congratulations on this Beautiful Winner, Steve...WTG!! #4216197

eileen bedford April 26, 2007

Congratulations on your win, Steve, awesome job...... #4216222

Cheryl E. Molennor April 26, 2007

Congratulations Hurk! Nice Job #4216248

Stan Kwasniowski April 26, 2007

Steve, you made it, Congratulations #4216287

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna April 26, 2007

FANTASTIC WIN Steve!!!!!!!! Super job!!!!! :-) =^.^= Kitty #4216312

Kathleen Roughan April 26, 2007

Congratulations on your win, Steve!!! #4216332

Alana Ibe April 26, 2007

WAY TO GO, Steve!!! #4216346

Dianna Hauf April 26, 2007

Yippeeeee, Steve!! I am thrilled for you!! Congratulations!!!! #4216398

Sharon Day level-classic April 26, 2007

Just gorgeous, Steve!!! Big congratulations on your win! #4216467

Sam Britt April 26, 2007

Congratulations on this very creative winner, Steve! #4216664

Esther Smith April 26, 2007

Just beautiful!! Congratulations Steve!! #4216696

David Phalen April 26, 2007

BIG congrats on a well deserved winner! #4216846

Karen Bacon April 26, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful winner Steve! #4216895

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 26, 2007

Thanks to Terri, Mike, Holly, Glenn, Inge, Ross, Eileen, Cheryl, Stan, Kitty, Kathy, Alana, Dianna, Sharon, Sam, Esther, David, and Karen ...

you guys have helped to make my day ... thanks so much .... steve #4216945

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe April 26, 2007

Outstanding work Steve; congrats on your 2nd Place Win! Jeff #4217097

Stephen Zacker April 26, 2007

Creative and Beautiful. Congratulations #4217136

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 26, 2007

Thank you very much Jeff and Stephen #4217164

Steve M. Harrington April 26, 2007

Good on you, Hurk! I'm truly pleased for you.
Steve #4217392

Jane M April 26, 2007

Great effects on this one Steve! I am really pleased for you!! Many congrats! #4217421

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 26, 2007

I really appreciate your kind thoughts ... Steve ... it means alot to me, coming from you ...... #4217430

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 26, 2007

Thanks muchly for your kind thoughts and comments, Jane ... they are greatly appreciated..... #4217440

Megan p April 26, 2007

Wonderful, Fabulous!!!Congratulations!!! #4217471

Tarun Bose April 26, 2007

Big congrats Hurk on your outstanding winner shot. #4217521

Rakesh Syal level-classic April 26, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful winner Steve! #4217532

Renee Doyle April 26, 2007

Congratulations on this wonderful winner Steve!
#4217620

Emile Abbott level-deluxe April 26, 2007

Hi Hurk, Congratulations and glad to see this in the winners circle my friend. #4217679

Melissa A. Mannon April 26, 2007

congratulations! I'm so happy for you! #4217710

Regina L. Rickert April 26, 2007

Congratulations on this gorgeous winner, Hurk!! #4217752

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 26, 2007

Thank You Megan, Tarun, Rakesh, Renee, Emile, Melissa, and Regina ... I appreciate your kind thoughts and comments .... #4217808

Cyn Valentine April 26, 2007

Congratulations Steve..beautiful image! #4217814

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 26, 2007

Thank you very much, Cyn .... #4217827

Ron Roberts April 26, 2007

CONGRATS STEVE ON YOUR WIN...RON... #4217858

DiAnna F. Paulk April 26, 2007

Love how that big bluish-purple flower sits right on the third, Steve. Congratulations on this beautiful winner! #4217864

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 26, 2007

Thanks Ron and DiAnna .... your comments mean alot to me ... #4217881

Patricia Ronan April 26, 2007

Big congratulations on your win Steve:) #4218022

Wendy Stevenson April 26, 2007

A belated Big Congrats on this stunning winner Steve! Wow - an explosion of colour and such a wonderful spring mood!! WTG! #4218099

Sharon King April 26, 2007

YEAH!! I am so happy for you! Congratulations!! #4218125

Norman P. Banks April 26, 2007

Hey Steve, a big Congrats on this great image!

Norm #4218273

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 26, 2007

Thanks, Pat, Wendy, Sharon and Norman ... your comments are well appreciated ....... #4218444

Claudia Kuhn level-classic April 26, 2007

So beautiful Steve, congratulations on your win!! #4218536

Tamera S. Phillips April 26, 2007

Congratulation on this colorful winner! I really like the effects used. #4218704

Linda M. Walker April 26, 2007

Beautifully done,Steve...congratulations on your win! #4218787

Jill Flynn April 26, 2007

Wonderful painterly look Steve. NICE!! A big congratulations on your win! #4218812

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic April 26, 2007

Congratulations on your beautiful second place winner. #4218878

Evy Johansen level-classic April 26, 2007

BIG congratulations on your very beautiful and well deserved win, Steve! #4218920

Lynne Morris April 26, 2007

Many congratulations on this awesome winner Steve, well deserved! #4219367

Christine Czernin level-classic April 26, 2007

Steve,big congrats for your fantastic winner. Great success ,you must be sooo thrilled. Well done. #4219425

Mary K. Robison April 26, 2007

Lovely colors and excellent effects, Steve!
A huge CONGRATULATIONS on your well-earned win! #4219434

Donna W. Neal April 27, 2007

Beautiful Steve, big congratulations on this win!!! #4219528

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 27, 2007

Thank You Claudia, Tamera, Linda, Jill, Kay, Evy, Lynn, Christine, Mary and Donna ... I'm so glad you could all stop by today ... your comments mean alot to me .... steve #4219740

Alan and kellie shulver April 27, 2007

congrats steve! this is awesome! #4219836

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 27, 2007

Thanks, A&K ... glad you could stop by and visit .... #4219874

Richard D. Cox April 27, 2007

I missed seeing this one. Great job and congrats! #4220336

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 27, 2007

Thanks for your kind comment, Richard #4220724

Steve Rice April 27, 2007

Steve, Congratulations on a fine win. Very well deserved. Take care #4220782

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 27, 2007

Thanks Steve Rice ... I appreciate your kind comments ....... #4220992

Christy Nichols April 27, 2007

Congrats on your win, Steve!!! #4221173

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic April 27, 2007

Congratulations, WINNER!!! Well deserved. --Lisa #4221229

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 27, 2007

Thanks, Christy ... I appreciate your kind words ... #4221444

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 27, 2007

Thanks, Lisa .... your comments are greatly appreciated .......... #4221451

Terry L. Ellis level-classic April 27, 2007

Congratulations, Steve, on your oh so colorful Second Place win! Wonderful work! #4221492

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 27, 2007

Thanks Terry, I appreciate your kind words and thoughts ... #4221694

Judyann Plante April 27, 2007

Steve, Congratulations on this much deserved win!!! I am so happy for you!

Judyann <>< #4221824

Ronald F. Fischer April 27, 2007

Congrats on this AWESOME WINNER, Steve! #4222034

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 27, 2007

Thanks Judyann and Ronald ... I'm glad you two were able to stop by today (I appreciate your comments and thoughts) #4222114

Darryl Wilkinson April 27, 2007

Outstanding winner, Steve! Congratulations!! #4222796

Ellen Hodges April 27, 2007

Congrats on this great, colorful image!! #4223005

RC Fritz April 27, 2007

Congratulations, Steve. Well deserved WINNER! #4223015

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 28, 2007

Thanks Darryl, Ellen and RC ... I appreciate your wonderfuly kind comments #4223662

Linda L. Ruiz level-classic April 28, 2007

So beautiful and well deserved. WTG!! #4223916

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 28, 2007

Thanks, Linda ... your comments are very much appreciated .. #4224034

Jeana Clark April 28, 2007

I'm a little tardy in congratulating you on this Beautiful winner Steve!!! Excellent in every way!!! WELL DONE!!!

~Jeana~ #4224144

Ameet B. Agnihotri April 28, 2007

Steve huge congrats on your winning composition. #4224303

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 28, 2007

Thanks, Jeana ... you're no later than I .. I'v got lots of catching up to do ... I've been bogged down just trying to keep up with the incomeing email ... LOL #4224532

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 28, 2007

Hello, Ameet ... thanks for stopping by and sharing your kind thoughts with me ... steve #4224539

Nancy L. Green level-classic April 28, 2007

Congratulations on this wonderful and very beautiful wwnner Steve!! Very well deserved!! <>< #4225860

Stan J. Bendkowski April 28, 2007

Steve, congratulations on your beautiful winner. Stan #4226168

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 29, 2007

Thanks, Stan and Nancy ... I appreciate your kind thoughts .. #4226650

Robert Baer April 29, 2007

steve
congratulations on this very colorful, wonderful image! #4227151

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 29, 2007

Thank You, Justin .. I appreciate your kind comments #4227200

Gail Sullivan level-classic April 29, 2007

Hi Steve...a big congrats to you on this eye-catching and colorful winner! #4227421

Jasmine Chua L. April 29, 2007

Hi Steve, Congrats on your lovely winning pic. This pic is so cheerful. #4227482

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 29, 2007

Thanks so much, Gail ... means alot to me coming from someone of your caliber ... #4227906

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 29, 2007

Thanks, Jasmine ... I did a whole series of these flowers ... loved 'em all ... #4227908

Sherri Gorman April 29, 2007

Congratulations on your gorgeous win!!!! #4228586

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 29, 2007

Thanks, Sherri #4228703

Larry Scott April 30, 2007

Hey Steve, Explosive colors, just like spring. Congratulations!
How did I miss this? You've been busy, lots of new images. #4231614

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 30, 2007

Thanks, Larry .. glad you were able to stop by today .. yes, I try to get a couple of new ones every week ... doesn't always happen though ... Being retired now gives me lots of time on my hands .... #4231644

Mitch Spence level-classic April 30, 2007

Steve, somehow I missed this entirely. Bright, happy, image and beautifully done. #4232042

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 30, 2007

Thanks so much for finally finding my gallery, Mitch ... bookmark it and come by more often ... LOL ... #4232154

Joan Powell April 30, 2007

Congats Steve , this is beautiful . I could see it poster size hanging on a wall . Well done !! #4232534

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 30, 2007

Thanks muchly, Joan ... I appreciate your kind comments ... #4232635

Marilyn Flanagan May 01, 2007

Congratulations, Hurk! Your bouquet is gorgeous and deserves the win! Just wonderful. #4237076

Shirley A. Kinney May 01, 2007

Congratulations, Steve. Beautiful image and deserved win. #4237096

Cary Rogers May 01, 2007

Wow, Hurk! Very nice creation. ...great colors, composition, and artistic effects! Congratulations!!! #4237485

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett May 02, 2007

Thank You, Marilyn, Shirley and Cary ... I am glad you took the time to look at my photos this evening ... steve #4237561

AMALIA Veralli May 03, 2007

Big congratulations on your second place win! Great image. #4242288

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett May 03, 2007

Thanks, Amalia ... your comments mean alot to me ...... #4242331

Nadine A. Lewis May 04, 2007

Yeah...CONGRATS, Hurk...this is AWESOME & much deserved!!! <>< #4247601

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett May 04, 2007

Thanks muchly, Nadine ... I really appreciate your kind comment ... steve #4247655

Elizabeth A. Marker level-deluxe May 07, 2007

Alright Steve!!! I am so very happy for you!!!! Great job!! Congrats!!!!!!!!! #4258295

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett May 07, 2007

Thanks, Beth ... I appreciate your stopping by and leaving your kind thoughts with me ... steve #4258342

Marta J. Baldwin May 09, 2007

Wonderful image Steve! I love the colors and your use of effects...Congrats on this much deserved win!!! #4263939

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett May 09, 2007

Thanks so much for your kind thoughts, Marta .... #4263982

Susan M. Campbell May 23, 2007

You deserve to be a winner...this is gorgeous. #4321385

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett May 24, 2007

Thank you very much, Susan ... I appreciate it ..... #4321857

ronda chatelle level-classic June 05, 2007

CONGRATULATIONS Steve on your ULTRA GOLD win!! Superb image and effects! WTG!!! #4369752

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett June 06, 2007

Good Morning. Ronda ... and thanks for your kind thoughts .... #4370141

June 27, 2007

Wow. Amazing effects and colors! Gorgeous picture! #4450744

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett June 28, 2007

Thanks, Andrea ... glad you like this one .... feel free to stop back more often ........... steve #4453444

BILLY R. PARKER June 28, 2007

COANGRADULATIONS STEVE!! BILLY #4453619

Debbie Fleri June 28, 2007

ALL OF THE ABOVE....DITTO...: )

AWESOME WORK : ) #4453700

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett June 28, 2007

Thanks, Debbie ......... #4453707

Karen Slagle July 03, 2007

Big congrats on this gorgeous winning image, Steve... #4470668

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett July 03, 2007

Thank you. Karen ... it's nice of you to stop by this evening ... I appreciate your comments ..... steve #4470817

Larry Scott July 03, 2007

Steve, a well deserved Win! What a great photograph, and beautiful editing! #4470970

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna July 03, 2007

Congratulations on you win, Steve!!!!! This was well earned!!!!!! k #4471002

Marilyn Flanagan July 03, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful winner, Hurk! #4471012

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett July 03, 2007

Thankyou Larry, Kitty and Marilyn - I appreciate your kind words ... steve #4471315

Martie Last July 05, 2007

This lifts my mood just looking at it. Did you make a print of it for your home? Lovely! #4474396

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett July 05, 2007

Hi Martie ... thanks so much for stopping by ... I appreciate your thoughts and comments .... haven't heard from you in a dog's age ... steve #4474492

Inge Linden July 22, 2007

Such beautiful colors and clarity! Perfectly done. #4538527

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett July 22, 2007

Thanks, Inge ... I appreciate your kind comments #4538782

April Riggs July 31, 2007

Congrats! This is a real winner! #4584365

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett July 31, 2007

Thank you very much, April ... glad you like it .... steve #4584658

Nemil B. Chabebe August 04, 2007

Double congratulations from me and my wife, we are looking at your beautiful gallery and we love this one, great colors and PSE work. #4602500

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett August 05, 2007

Thanks Muchly, Nemil ... I sincerely appreciate your kind thoughts and comments #4602772

August 08, 2007

Beautiful effects Steve.
Bob Hardee #4619130

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett August 08, 2007

Thanks, Bob ... your comments are most appreciated .... Steve #4619302

Phil Cannon September 15, 2007

Well deserved winner Steve - awesome comp color and great effects!!!! #4796657

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett September 16, 2007

Thanks for your kind thoughts, Phil .. I'm glad you stopped by today ... steve #4797352

Jennifer Ross September 21, 2007

Love this photo! It looks like a water color painting!! #4821425

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett September 22, 2007

Thanks muchly for your kind thoughts, Jennifer .... #4826208

Aimee C. Eisaman December 10, 2007

Congrats! This is just awesome! #5191657

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett December 10, 2007

THanks again, Aimee ... #5191780

Fanie Heymans January 10, 2008

Your clarity in this image is absolutely phenomenal, with great lighting, wonderful colors. Great job on this one Steve #5320675

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett January 10, 2008

Thankyou, Fanie ... your comments are very much welcome .......... #5320733

Siete Meeter January 18, 2008

steve, a little late but
congratulations on this very colorful, wonderful image!

#5356745

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett January 18, 2008

Thanks once again, Siete .... #5356834

Janet Daniel February 10, 2008

Superb floral, Steve. Congrats! #5473608

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett February 10, 2008

Thanks again, Janet ... I appreciate your wonderful thoughts........ #5473619

Gary Lange April 18, 2008

Hurk, it's been quite awhile since I've breezed your gallery. Wow, wonderful images and your talent is really showing, especially in this beauty of an image! Belated congrats, my friend, it's wonderful! #5803286

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 18, 2008

Thanks once again, Gary ... I certainly appreciate your thoughts here .... #5803817

Steven E. Ray September 10, 2008

Outstanding application of the Artistic filter on this one Steve. The color palette is superior as well. Great Job! #6438098

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett September 10, 2008

Apreciate your fine comments, Steven ... Glad you like this one ..
#6438680

BILLY R. PARKER January 25, 2010

CONGRATS STEVE !! WELL DESERVED !! BILLY #8328490

Shirley A. Kinney January 25, 2010

Congrats, Steve. Well deserved. #8329443

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