After the Rain

Uploaded: April 27, 2007

Description

Photo of Plumeria blossoms was taken on March 15, 2007 at 7:59am in Wailea, Maui, Hawaii
Canon 100mm F/2.8 macro lens @ F/8, 1/100 second, ISO 400
Cropped, cloned, shadow/highlight, +saturation, -brightness, +contrast, levels, Neat Image, resized and sharpened in Photoshop CS

Comments

Michelle R. Kovach April 27, 2007

Very lovely Janine! I like the wide crop & the colors! #644979

Su Sana E. P level-classic April 27, 2007

Oh this is totally Exquisite, Janine!! Perfect in EVERY ASPECT!! Of course a big time WINNER!!! #4219479

Cindy Bendush level-classic April 27, 2007

Another breathtaking show stopper Janine - WOW! #4219495

Richard D. Cox April 27, 2007

This is photo has "Hawaii" written all over it. Gorgeous! #4219534

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict April 27, 2007

Very lovely floral image here Janine...Dominick #4219538

Katarina Mansson April 27, 2007

This picture has a lovely freshness to it. Excellent composition, lighting and colors. The panorama crop makes it special. Beautiful! #4219573

Renee Doyle April 27, 2007

Stunning and beautifully vibrant Janine!
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Alan L. Borror April 27, 2007

Gorgeous macro panorama, Janine! Extremely well done. #4219643

Joy Rector April 27, 2007

gorgeous
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Paul E. Earl April 27, 2007

Stunning! #4219684

William Johnson April 27, 2007

Lovely detail and exposure/colours Janine. I do like the crop and presentation. Bill J. #4219704

Glenn E. Urquhart April 27, 2007

Sooooo Beautiful, Janine!!! VERY Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #4219773

Terri L. Scribner April 27, 2007

Yet another winner, Janine!! #4219800

Lynn Crawford April 27, 2007

Yes this has got to be a winner Janine, beautiful work once again :) #4219896

Lynne Morris level-classic April 27, 2007

Wow Janine this is so beautiful, love the colours and details! #4220081

Carla Metzler April 27, 2007

So beautiful, Janine! #4220101

Tom Leech April 27, 2007

Excellent! Your post-processing technique is wonderful. This looks great. #4220257

Dr Silly level-classic April 27, 2007

BEAUTIFUL. :O)
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Susan Fox April 27, 2007

Wonderful! Love the soft lightnig, composition and details. I know we will be seeing this one again at finalist time :-) #4220606

Chris Budny level-deluxe April 27, 2007

Surely another medal-winner! #4220704

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna April 27, 2007

Very pretty, Jeanine!!!! Lovely composition!!!! :3 #4221099

Colleen Farrell April 27, 2007

Awesome color, clarity and detail, Janine! #4221139

Girish Vaghela level-classic April 27, 2007

Awesome, Janine! #4221169

Bambi L. Dingman April 27, 2007

Wow! I love the composition and crop on this, Janine! A beautiful image! #4221783

Sherry L. Davis April 27, 2007

Totally gorgeous, Janine! Love the colors, clarity, detail, comp. GREAT WORK!! #4221868

Ken Smith level-classic April 27, 2007

Love the details on this, Janine! #4221870

Ronald F. Fischer April 27, 2007

Simply beautiful, Janine! #4222046

Karen Engelbreth April 27, 2007

Wonderful image, Janine - love it! #4222184

Arnie Horwitz level-deluxe April 27, 2007

Great composition, clarity and absolutely beautiful colors, Janine! #4223101

Mary K. Robison April 28, 2007

Janine, I needed to scroll very slowly back and forth several times to fully drink in not just the raindrops, but the wave of those beautiful flowers, admiring the details and dof along the way.
Perfection! #4223397

Sherri Gorman April 28, 2007

Stunning!!! Gorgeous capture Janine!!! #4223717

Karen Slagle April 28, 2007

This is exquisite, Janine. The pov, colors, lighting and raindrops add up to a winning image. #4223879

Connie J. Bagot April 28, 2007

This is awesome---everything about it is clean and beautiful and it has a stunning three dimensional quality. #4224177

Jill Schreiner April 28, 2007

Now that's my idea of a perfect shot! Excellent work, Janine!!! #4224366

Melissa G. Meiselman April 28, 2007

Exquisite floral with striking colors, sharp details and great for the theme, Janine!! #4224606

Graeme yew Chow April 29, 2007

Super image with wonderful raindrops, Janine. #4226434

Janine Russell level-deluxe April 29, 2007

Michelle, SuSana, Cindy, Richard, Dominick, Katarina, Renee, Alan, Joy, Paul, Bill, Glenn, Terri, Lynn, Lynne, Carla, Tom, Doc, Susan, Chris, Kitty, Colleen, Girish, Bambi, Sherry, Ken, Ron, Karen E, Arnie, Mary, Sherri, Karen S, Connie, Jill, Melissa and Graeme, thanks very much for all of your encouraging comments. #4227403

Sam Britt April 29, 2007

Very beautifl floral image, Janine. #4227518

Janine Russell level-deluxe April 29, 2007

Sam, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement. #4228245

Christine Czernin level-classic April 29, 2007

Janine, your pictures of Plumeria are always beautiful, but this one is more,it is exquisite. #4229298

Christine Czernin level-classic April 29, 2007

Janine, your pictures of Plumeria are always beautiful, but this one is more,it is exquisite. #4229299

Janine Russell level-deluxe April 29, 2007

Christine, thanks very much for your encouraging comments. #4229301

Datha Y. Thompson April 30, 2007

SO Beautiful!! LOVE the color, detail and crop!! WOW :0) #4231076

Janine Russell level-deluxe April 30, 2007

Datha, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement. #4231305

Patricia Ronan April 30, 2007

Another beauty Janine:) #4232201

Janine Russell level-deluxe April 30, 2007

Patricia, thanks very much for your encouraging comments. #4232234

Julie Pflug May 17, 2007

This is truly lovely! One of my favorite flowers. I brought a cigar-sized plumeria plant home 2 1/2 yrs ago and it's barely getting it's first bloom... any day now we should see it open. Your photo was a nice reminder that it will be worth the wait! #4295370

Janine Russell level-deluxe May 17, 2007

Julie, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement. #4295540

Les Rhoades level-classic May 26, 2007

This one is a WINNER! WINNER!
WINNER!

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Joy Rector May 26, 2007

awsome shot #4331897

Nikki McDonald level-classic May 26, 2007

This is a beautiful presentation of these five blossoms, perfectly laid out. As everyone else has said, it has a wonderful freshness as well as superb composition. I have seen plumeria blossoms only in photos where the petals appear to be relatively thick; are they? Lovely plant. #4331990

Sherry L. Davis May 26, 2007

I love this - wonderful image!!! They are beautiful and you presented them so well!!! :) I agree, a winner! #4333677

Janine Russell level-deluxe June 26, 2007

Les, Joy, Nikki (yes, the petals are quite thick) and Sherry, thanks very much for all of your encouraging comments. #4440159

Susie Peek-Swint June 26, 2007

Congrats again Janine! #4440553

Shawn Jennings June 26, 2007

This is incredible, Janine! Congratulations on your finalist! #4440750

Sam Britt June 26, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Janine! #4441158

Theresa Marie Jones level-deluxe June 26, 2007

BRAVO on your BEAUTIFUL capture! #4441336

Marie Fields June 26, 2007

Congratulations on this stunning finalist, Janine! :) #4441350

Tarun Bose June 26, 2007

Big congrats Janine, on your lovely finalist. #4441510

Chris Budny level-deluxe June 26, 2007

Congratulations, Janine! You know how much I love your plumeria images! #4441648

Colleen Farrell June 26, 2007

Congratulations again, Janine! #4441710

Les Rhoades level-classic June 26, 2007

Congratulations on the Finalist badge! Good luck in the next round. I knew this was a winner. #4441767

Dr Silly level-classic June 26, 2007

Congrats J9. :O)
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Judy V. Kennamer level-classic June 26, 2007

Gorgeous Janine! Congrats! #4442109

Laurie Daily level-deluxe June 26, 2007

A stunning finalist, Janine...congrats to you! #4442525

Nikki McDonald level-classic June 26, 2007

Congratulations on this finalist, Janine. I just love your plumeria images. #4442537

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic June 26, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round. #4443406

Ken Smith level-classic June 26, 2007

Congratulations again, Janine on your multiple finalists!! #4443506

Tamera S. Phillips June 26, 2007

Just beautiful Janine. I would love to hang this on my house. Congrats to you. #4443961

Su Sana E. P level-classic June 26, 2007

Congratulations on this most gorgeous Finalist, Janine!! Bet we see this beauty again. #4444002

Ken Grooms June 26, 2007

I want a plumeria! #4444057

anonymous June 26, 2007

Congratulations Janine on this GORGEOUS finalist! #4444073

Tonya R. Boles June 26, 2007

Congrats. #4444136

Michelle L. Frick June 26, 2007

Congratulations Janine! Your images are always stunningly beautiful! #4444276

randy dannheim June 26, 2007

Janine, another big congratulations on your finalist and good luck in the next round - wonderful image. #4444378

Datha Y. Thompson June 26, 2007

GORGEOUS!!!! Congratulations Janine :0) #4444914

Graeme yew Chow June 27, 2007

Terrific finalist, congrats Janine once more. #4445266

Katarina Mansson June 27, 2007

Congratulations on this lovely finalist Janine! #4446097

DiAnna F. Paulk June 27, 2007

What a beauty, Janine! Congratulations on your finalist! #4446651

Sylvia Rossler June 27, 2007

Big congrats on your finalist Janine :o) #4446684

Janine Russell level-deluxe June 27, 2007

Susie, Shawn, Sam, Theresa, Marie, Tarun, Chris, Colleen, Les, Doc, Judy, Laurie, Nikki, Kay, Ken, Tamera, SuSana, Ken, Barbara, Tonya, Michelle, Randy, Datha, Graeme, Katarina, DiAnna and Sylvia, thanks very much for your encouraging comments and congratulations. #4448368

Emile Abbott level-deluxe June 27, 2007

A true winner, Janine and congrats again. #4448565

Lorraine A. Cook June 27, 2007

AWESOME! Congratulations on this stunning finalist, Janine!<:)) #4448672

Terry L. Ellis level-classic June 27, 2007

A splendid finalist, Janine! Congratulations. #4448743

Steven W. Lepak June 27, 2007

WOWWEEE!! A BIG CONGRATS JANINE!! Best Regards, Steven #4448894

Linda D. Lester level-classic June 27, 2007

WAT TO GO!!! Congratulations on the big one!!!! #4448948

RC Fritz June 27, 2007

Well deserved, well deserved, Janine! CONGRATULATIONS on your GRAND PRIZE WINNER!!!!!!!!!! #4448949

Christopher Jamison level-classic June 27, 2007

WOW, Janine! Just...holy freaking WOW! #4448952

Dr Silly level-classic June 27, 2007

Way to go a GRAND PRIZE WINNER. Congratulations. :O)
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Chris Budny level-deluxe June 27, 2007

GOOD GOOGLY MOOGLY, Janine!! Way to go... all the way to the top! Congratulations! #4449002

Datha Y. Thompson June 27, 2007

WOWOWOW Janine!!!!! WTG GRAND PRIZE WINNER!!!! Gorgeous work and Soooo Well Deserved :0) #4449016

Chastity Abbott June 27, 2007

A*W*E*S*O*M*E!!!!!!!!!! HUGE conrgats to you on such an astonishing image!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #4449037

Tarun Bose June 27, 2007

Big big congrats on your Grand prize winner. You allways deserved this prize my dear Janine. #4449090

Teresa Norris June 27, 2007

Janine...this is breath-taking, and SO well-deserved!!! Congratulations on this wonderful GRAND PRIZE WINNER!!! #4449097

Derek D. Dafoe June 27, 2007

Way to go Janine on your awesome first place win !! #4449147

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic June 27, 2007

Janine, Congratulations on your fantastic grand prize winner. Awesome photo. #4449158

Mike Dawson June 27, 2007

Nice Depth control and contrast, congrats on your winner! #4449172

Michelle R. Kovach June 27, 2007

Congrats Janine! #4449227

Dagmar Woltereck June 27, 2007

Congratulations! Well deserved too if I might add! This is a stunning image! #4449259

Lynne Morris level-classic June 27, 2007

WOW WTG Janine, this is an awesome Grand Prize Winner, many congratulations. #4449263

Claudia Kuhn level-classic June 27, 2007

Woo hoo Janine! Big congrats on your Grand Prize Win, Gorgeous plumeria!! #4449290

Susie Peek-Swint June 27, 2007

Congrats Janine! #4449297

Shawn Jennings June 27, 2007

Congratulations on your fantastic win, Janine! #4449348

Joan P. McCool June 27, 2007

Congrats on your Excellent win!! Amazing work!! #4449371

Pranay Koka June 27, 2007

A big congrats on ur well deserved win!
that was an amazing piece of work! #4449393

randy dannheim June 27, 2007

The big # 1, way to go Janine!!!!!!!! #4449420

Holly Shao June 27, 2007

Congratulations on your win, Janine!! This is great!

Holly #4449462

Laurence Saliba level-classic June 27, 2007

A very BIG CONGRATS Janine!!!! #4449474

Jennifer L. Alder June 27, 2007

Janine, HUGE congrats on your Grand prize win!! Excellent! :) #4449543

Les Rhoades level-classic June 27, 2007

Congratulations on your GRAND PRIZE WINNER! WTG janine

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Megan p June 27, 2007

Simply Stunning Janine!!!!!!!!! I am so excited for you about your huge win! Congratulations #4449551

anonymous June 27, 2007

Janine, Congratulations on your Gorgeous GRAND PRIZE WINNER! WTB! B- #4449666

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe June 27, 2007

A big CONGRATULATIONS on your Winner, Janine! #4449669

Karen Engelbreth June 27, 2007

Congratulations Janine! #4449705

Emile Abbott level-deluxe June 27, 2007

GRAND PRIZE WINNER AND NO SUPRISE JANINE. A HUGE CONGRATULATIONS. #4449712

Ray Clarke June 27, 2007

A big congratulations Janine (a) #4449723

Theresa Marie Jones level-deluxe June 27, 2007

WOW! BIG CONGRATULATIONS on your Grand Prize Winner!! I knew you had talent and creativity! Can't wait to see all of your 3000 images in your new Gallery! BRAVO!!!!!!!!!! #4449775

Joy E. Cobb June 27, 2007

GRAND PRIZE, Janine! Way to go! Beautiful image!!! #4449817

Donna La Mattino Pagakis June 27, 2007

Outstanding Janine, I am so happy for you!!!!!! You really deserve this honor. This image is magical!!

Way to go!!!!!!!

Donna #4449875

Nikki McDonald level-classic June 27, 2007

Way to go, Janine. This is a glorious photo and a wonderful Grand Prize win! #4449882

Robert Mann level-classic June 27, 2007

WTG, Janine! Big, huge marvelous congrats on your Grand Price Win!!! #4450021

Sylvia Rossler June 27, 2007

You rock it !!! Big Big congrats on this wonderful and so well deserved Grand-Prize win Janine!!! #4450022

Anna Diederich June 27, 2007

WTG Janine!! Congrats on your Grand Prize win!!!! #4450027

Jillian Danielson June 27, 2007

Congrats Janine on your grand prize!!! #4450034

Lynn Haack June 27, 2007

Janine... a BIG CONGRATS on this spectacular image and GRAND win! Lynn #4450159

Jenny Bosmans June 27, 2007

Big Congratulations on this fantastic Grand Prize winner, Janine! :) #4450175

Larry L. Redmon level-classic June 27, 2007

Congratulatons, Janine! I am happy for you. This is a well deseved winner! #4450184

Debbie Hartley level-deluxe June 27, 2007

AWESOME Janine!! Congratulations on your beautiful Grand Prize Winner!! #4450201

Monika Sapek June 27, 2007

Big congratulations on your fantastic Grand Prize Winner, Janine!
Monika
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Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict June 27, 2007

Hearty congratulations on this awesome Grand Prize Winner, Janine!!!
-Debby #4450291

Kathy L. Clark June 27, 2007

Congratulations on your absolutely fabulous grand prize winner Janine. It is so lovely. #4450324

Ronald F. Fischer June 27, 2007

Janine, I am so pleased for you, this is awesome!! #4450357

Sue L. Cullumber June 27, 2007

Janine - Congrats! Wow - what a great image and super on your win! #4450365

Vicki Hunt June 27, 2007

I am so happy for you. This is beautiful!!! #4450411

Sherri Gorman June 27, 2007

Congratulations on your AWESOME grand prize winner!!!! #4450437

Erica Murphy level-deluxe June 27, 2007

Congratulations Janine!!! WOW! GRAND PRIZE!!!!! AWESOME!

Erica #4450458

Jill Schreiner June 27, 2007

This photo definitely deserves the Grand Prize win!!! Congrats on a job well done! #4450469

Janet McNeil level-classic June 27, 2007

Congratulations, Janine!! What a super win - so well deserved for you!! #4450503

Su Sana E. P level-classic June 27, 2007

Huge heartfelt Congratulations and hugs for this well deserving GRAND PRIZE Winner, Janine!! Wow!! I'm the happiest BP member today. (Not even you....LOL) #4450557

Randy K. Baldwin June 27, 2007

Congrats Janine! Great image! #4450564

William88 June 27, 2007

Wow!! Big congratulations on your outstanding Grand prize!!! #4450582

Mary K. Robison June 27, 2007

Janine, Congratulations on your outstanding Grand Prize Winner!
Very well deserved! #4450608

Bob Cournoyer level-classic June 27, 2007

Way To Go, Janine!!
A well deserved YeeHaw!!!

Bob #4450621

Rick Clark June 27, 2007

Janine - Congratulations on an exquisite grand prize winner!!! #4450639

Sam Britt June 27, 2007

Congratulations on this BIG winner, Janine! #4450642

Pat Gamwell June 27, 2007

INCREDIBLE winner, Janine! WTG! #4450731

Laurie Daily level-deluxe June 27, 2007

A big, huge congratulations to you, Janine on this beautiful grand prize winner!!! #4450784

Graeme yew Chow June 27, 2007

Amazing Janine, you are crown as grand winner !!!. Huge congratulation and your best work and well deserved. I am really excited for you. #4450831

Inge Johnsson June 27, 2007

Janine, Congratulations and Salutations! Very nice flower study and excellent "panoramic" cropping too! Way to go! #4450868

Kara L. Hendricks June 27, 2007

Ahhh the coveted GP win... This is gorgeous Janine... Well deserved!! #4450883

Ken Grooms June 27, 2007

A really perfect shot of a really perfect flower! Who could deny that this is a totally well-deserved Grand Prize Winner! Congratulations! #4450903

Pamela Shane June 27, 2007

WOW Janine!!!! BIG CONGRATULATIONS on
your stunning Grand Prize Winner!! :) #4450958

Evy Johansen level-classic June 27, 2007

Big congratulations on your beautiful Grand Prize Win, Janine!! #4450989

Sharon Day level-classic June 27, 2007

Wow, awesome capture and a well deserved GRAND PRIZE WINNER, Janine!!! WTG! Grand Prize Congratulations! #4451005

Joan Kocak June 27, 2007

WOW Janine, GRAND PRIZE!!!! CONGRATS! #4451026

HSIHAO LUNG June 27, 2007

Congratulations on your beautiful Grand Prize win.
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Cheryl E. Molennor June 27, 2007

Wow Janine! Congratulations!! #4451055

Stan J. Bendkowski June 27, 2007

Congratulations Janine on your wonderful grand prize winner! #4451087

Glenn E. Traver June 27, 2007

Congratulations on this SUPER winner Janine ~ GT #4451108

Ken Slade June 27, 2007

Suprise! Grand Prize. Congratulations! #4451111

Kristi A. Howson June 27, 2007

Huge Congratulations Janine on this most Stunning Grand Prize Winner. The horizontal framing really gives lots of impact to this array of beautiful flowers! #4451186

VISHVAJIT JUIKAR level-deluxe June 27, 2007

Hearty Congrats... Your Plumeria were awesome and made their way through... very happy on your this big win #4451300

Nadya Johnson June 27, 2007

A huge congratulations on your Grand Prize Win, Janine!! #4451315

Yaman Ibrahim June 27, 2007

congratulation Janine, I really love this pic. #4451336

Ruth Robbins level-classic June 27, 2007

Congratulations on a well deserved GRAND PRIZE! #4451372

Jennifer Rennison June 27, 2007

Congratulations, Janine, on this outstanding winner!! #4451474

Cindy Wong June 27, 2007

A Huge Congratulations on this Stunning grand prize winner, Janine! :) #4451475

Cora Miller level-classic June 27, 2007

Sheer perfection, Janine. Congratulations on your big win. #4451502

Katarina Mansson June 27, 2007

Janine - I just love all your plumeria shots with raindrops and am very very happy that you got this GRAND PRIZE for one of them! My warmest congratulations! #4451577

Janine Russell level-deluxe June 27, 2007

I am still speechless, in total SHOCK and humbled by the recognition for this image.

Thank you so much Emile, Lorraine, Terry E, Steven L, Linda L, RC, Christopher, Doc, Chris B, Datha, Chastity, Tarun, Teresa, Derek, Kay, Mike D, Michelle K, Dagmar, Lynne, Claudia, Susie, Shawn, Joan, Pranay, Randy D, Holly, Laurence, Jennifer A, Les, Megan, Barbara D, Mike P, Karen E, Emile, Audrey, Theresa J, Joy, Donna P, Nikki, Robert, Sylvia, Anna, Jillian, Lynn, Jenny, Larry R, Debbie, Monika, Debby, Ron, Sue, Vicki, Sherri, Erica, Jill, Janet, SuSana, Randy B, William, Mary R, ROBERT, Rick, Sam, Pat G, Laurie, Graeme, Inge, Kara, Ken G, Pamela, Evy, Sharon, Joan, HSIHAO, Cheryl, Stan, Glenn, Ken S, Kristi, VISHVAJIT, Nadya, Yaman, Ruth, Jennifer R, Cindy, Cora and Katarina for your encouragement and congratulations #4451618

Ermanno Radice June 27, 2007

Big congratulations on your wonderful Grand Prize win, Janine!! #4451653

Barbara Waldoch level-classic June 28, 2007

Congratulations on your awesome win, Janine! #4451705

Meli Nagy June 28, 2007

Big big congrats on your win Janine, magnificent shot! #4451712

Robert K. Bemus level-classic June 28, 2007

Congratulations on your huge win, Janine! #4451713

Esther Smith June 28, 2007

Way to go!! Congratulations Janine!! #4451721

Darryl Wilkinson June 28, 2007

YEAAAAA, Janine! You ROCKED the House :) Congratulations!! #4451746

Betsy Labuschagne June 28, 2007

A HUGE Congratulations on your superb WINNER Janine!!! #4451774

Helen N. McHugh June 28, 2007

A BIG, BIG congratulations on your awesome win, Janine! You are a wonderful inspiration to us all! #4451817

Colette M. Metcalf June 28, 2007

WTG!!! A BIG congratulations on your Grand Prize Win, Janine!!! #4451921

Autum Rhoades June 28, 2007

Congratulations on your grand prize win, Janine!!! Wow!!! #4451974

Ross Throndson June 28, 2007

Many Congratulations on this Gorgeous & very well Deserving GRAND PRIZE WINNER......Beautiful Work, Janine!!! #4452374

Murry Grigsby June 28, 2007

Congratulations on your wonderful image and Grand Prize win Janine! I'm very happy for you and love it when the GP is a flower image :0) Well done and deserved!! #4452583

Marie Fields June 28, 2007

WOOHOO!!!!!!! Congratulations on this awesome GRAND PRIZE win, Janine! How exciting! :) #4452647

Anita Hogue June 28, 2007

A big congratulations on this fabulous grand prize win, Janine! #4452738

Kimi A. Phillips June 28, 2007

Congrats, Janine! Fantastic! #4452874

Kathryn (Love) Scheet June 28, 2007

awesome image Janine - an incredible grand prize winner - many congratulations! #4452949

AMALIA Veralli June 28, 2007

YEE HAAAA Big Congrats. I love these flowers and your photography. PTL Best, Amalia #4452957

Patricia H. Daley June 28, 2007

Wonderful image! Congratulations on the big win! #4452976

Glenn E. Urquhart June 28, 2007

A Real BIG CONGRATULATONS on this Stunning Composition, Janine!!! WELL DESERVED!!! Cheers, Glenn. #4453126

Sinta D W Plock June 28, 2007

CONGRATS for your GRAND PRIZE WINNER Janie,WAY TO GO !!!
Your galerry are AMAZIMG. #4453370

Jill Flynn June 28, 2007

A big congratulations on your GRAND PRIZE Janine!! Way to go on this beauty!! #4453372

Sherry Sturgis June 28, 2007

SENSATIONAL JANINE!!! Many Congratultions on this magnificent Grand Prize Winner!!!! Way To Go! :) #4453398

Terry L. Ellis level-classic June 28, 2007

Janine, an outstanding Grand Prize Win! Congratulations! #4453610

Sharon King June 28, 2007

Congratulations on your BIG win Janine! #4453714

Morteza Safataj June 28, 2007

Janine, Toooooooooooooo Big Congratulations on your Ground prize winner.
I'm Really happy. #4453738

Judyann Plante June 28, 2007

Janine, Congratulations on this very well-deserved Grand prize winner!!! I am so happy for you!

Judyann <>< #4453739

Julie Pflug June 28, 2007

This photo was so deserving of Grand Prize! However, all your pictures are always so inspiring. Congratulations! #4453787

Dennis Walton June 28, 2007

Hi Janine. Congratulations on a brilliant picture. I would have responded earlier but my computer has been in the shop! #4454011

Neil R. Shapiro June 28, 2007

Congratulations Janine! Grand prize! What an accomplishment and honor.

Regards--Neil #4454024

Ryan DesJardins June 28, 2007

Congratulations! #4454045

Beth Broadaway level-classic June 28, 2007

Congratulations, this is truly a work of art; I want to especially thank you all your encouraging words on my image and images; #4454082

Kate Jackson June 28, 2007

Big Time Congratulations Janine! #4454104

Brenda c. McFarland June 28, 2007

Way to go Girl!! I'm proud of you these are so beautiful they deserve the best and you got it!!! Grand Prize!! Yippie!!! #4454154

Timothy Guay June 28, 2007

Janine,
This image is truly deserving of all the responses and recognition.
Congratulations on a beauty!
Timothy #4454189

Arlene Krassner June 28, 2007

Contratulations Janine. It seems I never saw this one. It's lovely and very fitting of the Grand Prize! #4454269

Martha N. Church June 28, 2007

Janine, you have beautifully captured the essence of these flowers! Congratulations to a very deserving photographer. #4454305

Denise M. Snyder June 28, 2007

Congratulations Janine!!!! You're an amazing photographer and this image is fabulous!!! #4454309

Susan Fox June 28, 2007

Way to go Janine!!! Congratulations on your grand prize win on this wonderful photo!!!!!!!!! #4454341

Steve Mescha June 28, 2007

No one deserves this more than you, Janine!!! This is a thrill for the whole BP community. Congratulations and best wishes :-) #4454387

Lindley Johnson level-classic June 28, 2007

I love the crop, color, background, raindrops - actually, I love everything about this beautiful photograph, Janine! Huge congratulations - you are a master photographer and most deserving of this Grand Prize Winner! #4454405

Ellen Devenny level-classic June 28, 2007

Excellent! A big congratulations to you on your Grand Prize photo!!! #4454500

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic June 28, 2007

CONGRATULATIONS Janine...what a fantastic picture and well deserved Grand Prize winner !!!! #4454661

Colleen Farrell June 28, 2007

Congratulations, Janine, on your wonderful Grand Prize win!! #4454721

Stanley J. Contrades June 28, 2007

What a thrill to see this incredible imagery of those stunning blossoms of plumeria as the Grand Prize, Janine! CONGRATULATONS to you on this tremendous win!! Love it, love it, love it!:-)
Much Aloha,
Stan
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Dee Langevin level-classic June 28, 2007

I'm thrilled for you Janine on your outstanding Grand Prize win! It's nice to see your exceptional work honored. Congratulations! #4454941

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict June 28, 2007

A big congratulation to you Janine for this wonderful Grand Prize win...Dominick #4455209

Tom Schmitt June 28, 2007

Beautiful work Janine! Congratulations on your Grand Prize win! #4455270

Dr. Harmeet Singh June 29, 2007

Congrats on this big win..You really deeserved .... #4455336

Cindy Bendush level-classic June 29, 2007

This photo took my breath away the first time I viewed it - still does! Congratulations Janine! Namaste! #4455421

Paul Michko June 29, 2007

The biggest congratulations on this amazing photo and win, Janine. #4455459

Ron Roberts June 29, 2007

CONGRATS ON YOUR GRAND PRIZE GREAT SHOT HERE...RON... #4455543

Melissa A. Mannon June 29, 2007

congratulations Janine! It's nice to see a flower (and you) up here! #4455618

Wally Orlowsky June 29, 2007

CONGRATULATIONS on this gorgeous and well-deserved GRAND PRIZE WINNER, Janine!!! #4455627

Patricia Ronan June 29, 2007

Congratulations Janine, a very deserving winner:) #4455794

Lorraine A. Cook June 29, 2007

CONGRATULATIONS on this Grand Prize Win, Janine!<:)) #4456046

Donna W. Neal June 29, 2007

WOW a spectactular WIN!
Congratulations Janine! #4456143

Terri L. Scribner June 29, 2007

Congratulatios, Janine!! Super winning image!! #4456280

Karim Abiali June 29, 2007

Congratulations on your win! ka. #4456362

Emily E. Bem June 29, 2007

CONGRATS on your amazing achievement! What a beauty!!! #4456396

ALLEN O. HOWARD June 29, 2007

I missed this as I do a lot of awonderful images. Better late than never. A fantastic image worthy of the grand prize Janine!, Allen #4456488

Jeff Gwynne level-deluxe June 29, 2007

Congratulations, Janine! Very beautiful subject in the skilled hands of a true photographer. Nicely done! #4456532

S P Mukherji June 29, 2007

Hi friend! Congratulations! Really happy and proud to see up there!! A stunning flower portrait indeed!!! #4456652

Michael S. Baker June 29, 2007

Way to go, Janine!! Beautiful image- much congrats!!

Regards,
Mike B- #4456839

Serena Pierce level-deluxe June 29, 2007

Congrats Janine...Awesome!! #4456997

PiperAnne L. Worcester June 29, 2007

WOW, This is a really beauty. Congratulations Janine. A well deserved of a LOVELY image.
Piper #4457070

Karen K. Givens June 29, 2007

Congrats Janine on your winning photo, was great to see you get on the top of the page. :) #4457101

June 29, 2007

Congrats Janine!!! #4457177

Stanley C. Sims June 29, 2007

Simply said, beautiful !!!.
Big congrats on being the Grand Prize Winner Janine. #4457194

Susan M. Hembree June 29, 2007

Wow, Janine, this is just awesome! Congratulations on your Grand Prize winner! Fantastic! #4457571

Penny Haviland June 29, 2007

Wonderful Janine! Congrats on the Grand Prize win! It is well deserved!
Penny #4457975

Gary G. Stewart June 29, 2007

Outstanding, Janine! A well deserved win. Just perfect! #4457986

Sheryl A. Hudson level-deluxe June 29, 2007

Hi Janine...
CONGRATULATIONS on your Grand Prize winner!!! Great to see you on top :)
Shreyl #4458046

Janine Russell level-deluxe June 30, 2007

I am still stunned and humbled by all of your wonderful comments, encouragements and congratulations; thank you so much Ermanno, Barbara W, Meli, Robert, Esther, Darryl, Betsy, Helen, Colette, Autum, Ross, Cheri, Murry, Marie, Anita, Kimi, Kathryn, Amalia, Patricia D, Glenn, Sinta, Jill, Sherry, Terry, Sharon, Morteza, Judyann, Julie, Dennis, Neil, Ryan, Beth, Kate, Brenda, Timothy, Arlene, Martha, Denise, Susan F, Steve M, Lindley, Ellen, Marilyn, Colleen, Stan, Dee, Dominick, Tom, Harmeet, Cindy B, Paul M, Ron R, Melissa M, Wally, Patricia R, Lorraine, Donna N, Terri, Karim, Emily, Allen, Jeff, S P, Mike, Serena, Piper, Karen G, Deepak, Stanley, Susan R, Penny, Gary and Sheryl. #4458279

ronda chatelle level-classic June 30, 2007

Congratulations Janine! I am so happy for you!!!!! This is sooooooo gorgeous! Great details, color, clarity and perspective! Very Impressive! WTG girl!!! #4459968

Anna Laska level-deluxe June 30, 2007

Congratulations Janine! An exquisite combination of panorama with a macro view! Well done! #4460073

Mary Clarke June 30, 2007

Many, many congratulations on this beautiful image Janine #4460223

June 30, 2007

WOW! Amazing image. Big congrats to you on this huge win! #4460541

Karen Slagle June 30, 2007

Such radiance, Janine. This is such a gorgeous image and you are so deserving of this awesome win. Big congrats... #4460565

Christy Nichols June 30, 2007

BIG congratulations, Janine!! Beautiful image! #4460738

Lorri Shane June 30, 2007

Hi Janine. Congratulations on this awesome winner. You sure deserve it. You have been a member of Betterphoto so long and have really contributed to this site with beautiful images. I am very, very happy for you! Lorri #4460862

Milan Banik July 01, 2007

I am very much with Lori,
huge congratesfor this excellent and deserve grand win for a better photo member. #4461675

Arnie Horwitz level-deluxe July 01, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful grand prize winner, Janine! #4462038

Karen Bacon July 01, 2007

A huge congratulations on your fantastc grand prize winner!Way to go Janine!!!!!! #4462209

Ken Jarvis July 01, 2007

Janine, a BIG congratulations! You really deserved this Grand Prize Win! What a great accomplishment! #4462745

William Moore July 01, 2007

superb photo...congrats wm #4462754

Barbara Sharts July 01, 2007

Janine WOW! Absolutely stunning image and major kudos on the Grand Prize Win!!! Well deserved! #4462970

Regina L. Rickert July 01, 2007

Congratulations on your remarkable grand prize winner, Janine.
Just gorgeous! #4463052

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic July 01, 2007

Breathtaking image with such beautiful colors! Amazing, Janine! --Lisa #4463073

Viveca Venegas level-deluxe July 02, 2007

Felicitations! Gorgeous shot, well done . #4465230

Janine Russell level-deluxe July 02, 2007

Ronda, Anna, Mary, Trula, Karen S, Christy, Lorri, Milan, Arnie, Karen B, Ken, William, Barbara, Lexi, Lisa and Viveca, thanks so much for all of your encouragement and congratulations. #4465984

Stephen Zacker July 02, 2007

Stunning. Congratulations! #4466729

Sherry Karr Adkins level-deluxe July 03, 2007

Congrats, Janine, on your Grand Prize. So deserving! #4471043

July 04, 2007

Awesome color, clarity and detail, Janine! #4473666

Janine Russell level-deluxe July 04, 2007

Stephen, Sherry and Khaled, thanks very much for your congratulations on encouraging comments. #4474030

Derrald R. Farnsworth-Livingston July 06, 2007

Janine, all I can say is "WOW!" Excellent in every way. Congrats as well! #4478707

Geraldine E. Lefoe July 07, 2007

JAnine, this is an awesome shot - love the way you have cropped it - congrats on your well deserved win, Geraldine #4482711

Blake T. Lipthratt July 08, 2007

you have an amazing gallery. #4485721

Allan L. Dy July 09, 2007

Congratulations once again Janine! Simply super! #4489577

Janine Russell level-deluxe July 11, 2007

From Patricia Casey on July 11, 2007 4:32 AM

Congratulations! Super.....wonderful photograph...I'm so happy to see a flower category take the Grand Prize...Best regards & Happy Shooting. #4496610

Dee Caraballo July 11, 2007

Oh, Janine! A well deserved win. It's just a gorgeous capture! Congratulations. #4498849

Janine Russell level-deluxe July 11, 2007

Derral, Geraldine, Blake, Allan, Patricia and Dee, thanks very much for your encouragement and congratulations. #4499014

Boentara Prajitno July 12, 2007

Congratulation ! great shot #4499089

Brook Burling July 17, 2007

Congratulations Janine on your Grand prize winner!! WOW what an awesome photograph. #4519219

Janine Russell level-deluxe July 17, 2007

Boentara and Brook, thanks very much for your congratulations and encouragement. #4519321

Marta J. Baldwin July 18, 2007

This is such a stunning photograph!!! Much deserving of a Grand Prize win! Congratulations and great job Janine! #4523734

Janine Russell level-deluxe July 18, 2007

Marta, thanks very much for your encouraging comments and congratulations. #4523861

Renee Doyle July 23, 2007

Belated but nonetheless HUGE congratulations on this stunning Grand Prize winner Janine!!!!!! Simply fantastic!
#4542261

Janine Russell level-deluxe July 23, 2007

Hi Renee, thanks so much for your encouragement, congratulations and kind comments. #4545411

Paul D. July 23, 2007

Janine, two things going on here: one, your photo is truly great... rich and gorgeous. There's much more, but I think it's all been said. Second, you've been faithful and kind by always leaving encouragement to so many people for their photos (yep, we see your name in the discussions all the time), that it seems like a friend of all of ours has won Grand Prize, which makes it all even that much better. Huge congratulations. #4546203

Janine Russell level-deluxe July 23, 2007

Paul, thanks SO much for your encouraging comments and congratulations. #4546582

Dorann Weber July 24, 2007

Janine..I just realized that you have won the grand prize..~ I am so happy for you and this much deserved winning..Congratulations~! #4550216

Linda L. Ruiz level-classic July 24, 2007

Grand Prize!!! Great shot, so well deserved. Congrats. #4551033

Janine Russell level-deluxe July 24, 2007

Dorann and Linda, thanks so much for your encouragement and congratulations. #4551579

August 08, 2007

Wow, Janine, I had no idea you won last month's grand prize. What an honor! I should've looked this up! Your latest floral are absolutely exquisite. You deserve this honor and more!! Congratulations, friend. . . #4619046

Janine Russell level-deluxe August 08, 2007

Deborah, thanks so much for your encouraging comments and congratulations. #4619276

Crystal Young August 14, 2007

This is one of the first photos I had seen on the better photo website before I joined. Congrats on your win and all your beautiful work. Thank you for inspiring me. #4647934

Janine Russell level-deluxe August 14, 2007

Crystal, thanks so much for your kind words of encouragement. #4648064

Eric Schneider September 27, 2007

GREAT image. Just now discovering this shot. Congrats
Thanks for adding me to your list of photographers #4852962

Janine Russell level-deluxe September 27, 2007

Eric, you're welcome and thanks so much for your encouraging comments and congratulations. #4853032

Susan M. Campbell September 27, 2007

Stunning image Janine..excellent shot. #4855121

Janine Russell level-deluxe September 27, 2007

Susan, thanks so much for your encouragement. #4855230

Richard Lynch October 12, 2007

Janine,
Thanks for posting this excellent example of before and after to the Photoshop Club! You really did some great work extracting the color and tone, and the crop makes all the difference. Great work! I hope it inspires other club members to share. #4917358

Janine Russell level-deluxe October 12, 2007

Richard, thanks so much for your encouraging comments. #4917647

Ruth Robbins level-classic October 12, 2007

You're right, that is agreat example. I think I will join the Photoshop club :) #4917783

Richard Lynch October 13, 2007

Ruth,
Join the betterphoto Photoshop club here:

Photoshop Club #4920243

Eric Schneider October 13, 2007

Photoshop club.. I need to get that software someday..?? BTW thanks for commenting on my photos. Aprreciated!!
ERic S #4921857

Sharon F. Morris October 18, 2007

Great image Janine. Your PhotoShop work really made it POP. Going to try in on a rose image I have on DP Challange getting commments that it needs to be brighter. #4943907

Karen K. Givens October 18, 2007

Wow really did make the flowers POP, the orginal image was godd and you made it great. :) #4944007

Julie Christiansen November 19, 2007

Delicate and beautiful #5098529

Janine Russell level-deluxe November 19, 2007

Ruth, Eric, Sharon, Karen and Julie, thanks so much for your kind words of encouragement. #5098765

Nick Lagos January 25, 2008

Big congrats on the huge honour of this wonderful achievement Janine... very well deserved indeed... #5395549

Holly J. Jackson March 17, 2008

Holy COW!!! This is GORGEOUS!!! So deserving of the BIG WIN!!! Congrats on this high achievement with this spectacular image!! ; ) #5655669

Randy L. Quast June 07, 2008

Great photo the color is great and congrats on the win. #6029978

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