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Donna Roberts October 17, 2004

Love it, love it, love it!!
(Especially the wonderful macro of the 4th flower)
Well captured Stan.
Donna (from "downunder") #179270

Karen Engelbreth October 17, 2004

Great work - wonderful flowers, Stan! #850084

Charlene Bayerle October 17, 2004

OUTSTANDING panel Stan!!!! #850108

Bonnie C. Lackey October 17, 2004

So delightful with those beautiful flowers and great arrangement! #850113

S J October 17, 2004

Great compilation of beautiful images, Stan! Each one is a masterpiece in its own way! Very hard to say which one I ike most..lol. Very well done! #850133

Cathy Gregor October 17, 2004

Ohhhh my... This is beautiful, Stan. Very well done!
-cathy #850152

Gianna Stadelmyer October 17, 2004

Each one lovely and together, exqisite! Beautiful collage, Stan:-) #850156

William C. Raco level-classic October 17, 2004

Wow, what great clarity, colors and contrasts.
Each image and the combination are stunning.
Very well done, Stan

bill #850181

Debra Booth October 17, 2004

Excellent work, Stan! Another wonderful collage full of great shots that look terrific together!! #850271

Karma Wilson October 17, 2004

Stan, I loved the other one that finalized similar to this and like this even better! Fantastic color and great presentation!

Karma #850342

Darren K. Fisher level-classic October 17, 2004

Hey Stan, each and everyone of the images are breath taking and you have presented them very well. Great job. #850462

Patricia A. Kuniega October 17, 2004

Each so beautiful your eye doesn't know where to land first! You've created a symphony of color, Stan! #850485

Murry Grigsby October 17, 2004

A Plumeria feast Stan! Wonderful panel, images, colors and effects!! Well done. #850630

Susan T. Parady October 17, 2004

Great panel, Stan. It's colorful and gorgeous! #850834

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict October 17, 2004

Gorgeous panel, Stan!!!!

-Debby #850899

Kathleen Clemons October 17, 2004

Wow, Stan! This is wonderful! #851046

Dan Holm level-classic October 17, 2004

Absolutely GORGEOUS, Stan!! Each shot is a masterpiece by itself. Together, they make an awesome panel! #851222

Robert Goodman October 17, 2004

I'll trade you Stan,a Saguaro cactus for these beautiful flowers.If I can find a box,large enough for a Saguaro cactus.Beautiful image Stan!!!! #851418

Stanley J. Contrades October 17, 2004

What a fabulous way to begin the week! Many Thank You's!, Donna, Karen, Charlene, Bonnie, Sanjay, Cathy, Jan, bill, Debra, Karma, Darren, Patricia, Murry, Susan, Deborah, Kathleen, Dan and Robert, and hope you are all having a wonderful weekend!
Ah, let's see, Robert, giant Saguaro for plumeria ... hmmm, difficult choice (LOL!), but I can get you plumeria and won't need a giant box either!! Thanks again, everyone!!
Stan #851478

Stephen Zacker October 17, 2004

Very creative, and wonderfully presented, Stan! #851586

Terry R. Hatfield October 17, 2004

How Could You Really Have A Favorite Here Stan This Is Awesome What A Great Job:-) #851965

Wendy M. Amdahl level-deluxe October 17, 2004

Another spectacular effort from you Stan. This is just beautiful...the presentation...perfect! :o) #851993

Stanley J. Contrades October 17, 2004

Thank you very much Stephen, Terry and Wendy for your kind responses.
This actually began as six blossoms, so I too had a bit of a difficulty in choosing, Terry!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #851996

Lucia De Giovanni October 18, 2004

Wow Stan, each shot is a masterpiece and together... well, I don't know if magnificent is the right word, but it will have to do - I'm speechless my friend! #853204

Phil Sauvey October 18, 2004

Very beautiful my friend! A very nice collection of beautiful flowers displayed by awesome photography. Your post processing is wonderful! #853330

Mary K. Robison October 18, 2004

Stan, m' man, you used the rainy weekend exceedingly well ~ this is spectacular!! Couldn't begin to pick a favorite from these beauties. Really, really special. :) #853891

Stanley J. Contrades October 18, 2004

Thank you, Lucia and Mary! You are both very gracious and I appreciate your kind responses always!
Hi, Phillip! Many thanks for the wonderful comments that I am always happy and grateful to receive! Hope you are keeping warm up there(?)
Thanks again everyone!
Much Aloha,
Stan #855532

Stacey A. Bates October 19, 2004

A wonderful collection of images Stan, wonderful variety of plumeria!!
Stacey #856958

Stanley J. Contrades October 19, 2004

Hi, Stacey ... thank you so much for stopping by as I always enjoy hearing from you! Hope that all is well with you!
Stan #857934

Anette Linnea Rasmussen October 28, 2004

Another great work, Stan - love the rich colors and composition in this!
Well done!

Best wishes Linnea #873860

Wendy M. Amdahl level-deluxe November 15, 2004

Congrats Stan on this beautiful Finalist of yours! Well deserved! :o) #912096

Wally Orlowsky November 15, 2004

Congratulations on this beautiful collage, Stan! #912271

Dan Holm level-classic November 15, 2004

Congratulations, Stan!!! Best of luck with this in the next round! #912283

Mary K. Robison November 15, 2004

Oh! So happy for you, Stan!
CONGRATULATIONS, and best of luck with this lovely panel on the next level! #912721

Claudia Kuhn level-classic November 15, 2004

Didn't know that this came in so many colors! Congrats on a fine set of images! #912845

Terry R. Hatfield November 15, 2004

Congratulations On Your Finalist Stan:-) #912885

Cathy Gregor November 15, 2004

Congrats on your finalist, Stan!
-cathy #913637

Diane Addonizio level-classic November 15, 2004

Congratulations !! #913836

Gail Vitikacs level-classic November 15, 2004


Murry Grigsby November 15, 2004

Congrats Stan!! #914444

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe November 15, 2004

Congrats Stan!! A real tour de force!!! #914535

Stanley J. Contrades November 15, 2004

CONGRATULATIONS to all of the finalists as well and many thanks to you, Linnea, Wendy, Wally, Dan, Mary, Claudia, Terry, Cathy, DIANE, Gail, Murry and Jim, for your continued support and encouragement!! I appreciate all of you very much!
Much Aloha,
Stan #914674

Carol Brill November 15, 2004

Stan, congratulations and best of luck to you with this splendiferous panel!! #914759

Jennifer Rennison November 15, 2004

Beautiful presentation, Stan!! Congratulations on your finalist! #914830

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe November 16, 2004

Congratulations on your finalist, Stan!!
kathleen #916169

Kelly Abernathy level-classic November 16, 2004

Way to go Stan! This is a stunning finalist! Congratulations! -K #916180

Darren K. Fisher level-classic November 16, 2004

Yahooo. Way to go Stan, this is so very well deserved. Best of luck next round. #916234

Kathleen Clemons November 16, 2004

Congratulations to you, Stan! #916412

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict November 16, 2004

Congratulations, Stan, love this panel, they should give your 5 finalists for it because they are all superb!

Best wishes,
Debby #916452

Karey Miller November 16, 2004

Gorgeous Stan! You did a terrific job on the panel, and the flowers are spectacular! #916455

Karen Engelbreth November 16, 2004

Congratulations, Stan! #917395

Stanley J. Contrades November 16, 2004

Thank You!, Carol, Jennifer, Kathleen P., Kelly, Darren, Kathleen C., Debby, Karey, and Karen, for your support and encouragement always!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #917411

Dale Gast November 16, 2004

SO beautiful, Stan!!! CONGRATULATIONS!! Good luck with this!!! It's spectacular!!! Dale #917581

Stanley J. Contrades November 16, 2004

Thank you much, Dale, as I appreciate your taking the time to stop and add your kind response!
Much Aloha,
Stan #917615

Audrea Telkamp November 16, 2004

Gorgeous Stan!! Congratulations!! #917753

Stanley J. Contrades November 16, 2004

Thanks again, Audrea, and congratulations on all of your wins as well!!
Stan #917765

Karen Bacon November 16, 2004

Gorgeous,Gorgeous,Gorgeous!!!Congratulations Stan!! #917807

Anette Linnea Rasmussen November 16, 2004

Another great job Stan!

Best wishes
Linnea #917864

Stacey A. Bates November 16, 2004

Congrats and Best of luck to you Stan!!
Stacey #917953

Phil Sauvey November 16, 2004


Congrats my friend and well deserved! Your photos are always so warm and full of color. Keep up the great work and best wishes from your friend in central Alaska! (a little chilly, too) #917956

Stanley J. Contrades November 16, 2004

Thank you, thank you, thank you, Karen, I appreciate it!!
Thank you, too, Linnea and Stacey for your graciousness and support!!
Mahalo, Phil, and I am grateful for your generous comments and best wishes!
Thank you once again everyone!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #917987

William C. Raco level-classic November 16, 2004

This is stunning!
Best wishes, Stan

bill #918088

Patricia A. Kuniega November 16, 2004

Congratulations on this elegant series Stan! #918172

Stanley J. Contrades November 16, 2004

Thank you ever so much, bill and Patricia for your kindness!!
Much Aloha and best wishes for success in the finals as well!!
Stan #918285

Marie Fields level-classic November 16, 2004

Congratulations on this awesome image, Stan! #918430

Robert Goodman November 16, 2004

Congratulations,Stan.On all your beautiful finalist!!!!! #918504

Stanley J. Contrades November 16, 2004

Thank You!, Marie and Rob, and of course best wishes on your finalists as well!! Much appreciated!!
Stan #918511

Kathryn (Love) Scheet November 16, 2004

Congrats Stan!! beeeeeeeeeeeeeautiful! #918523

Nobu Nagase November 16, 2004

Every and each one is so beautiful and why not all of together... Beautiful and Gorgeous!!!
Congratulations, Stan!!! #918643

Debra Booth November 16, 2004

Congratulations, Stan!! #918829

Patricia A. Cale November 16, 2004

Fantastic, Stan!!! Congratulations!!! #919211

Stanley J. Contrades November 16, 2004

Kathryn, Nobi, Debra and Pat, Thank You! for your kind and generous responses, for which I am grateful!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #919225

Donna Roberts November 16, 2004

Well done Stan - I may have been the first to comment on this great capture but I certainly won't be the last!!
Good luck
:-) #919253

Stanley J. Contrades November 16, 2004

Hi, Donna (from "downunder")!! Thank you ever so much for your gracious and kind responses, as well as taking the time from your busy day to comment! Am happy that you have enjoyed the panel!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #919255

Kasia Elser November 17, 2004

Great shot! Congrats! #919473

Janet Detota November 17, 2004

Congratulations on this beautiful production, Stan! #919944

Stanley J. Contrades November 17, 2004

Thank you, Kasia and Janet, as I am grateful for your thoughtfulness and kind responses!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #921049

Sharon Day level-classic November 19, 2004

A gorgeous composition, Stan!!! Congratulations! #926848

Leah-Anne Thompson April 12, 2005

Love it! #1249447

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Kaua'i, Hawai'i. 5 images of Plumeria (Frangipani), PS CS photomerge, cropped, spot cloning, levels adjusted, buZZ filter on red group. 100mm Macro lens, Tripod, RAW, ISO 100.

Uploaded on October 17, 2004

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist

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