...it rained on my MG again...

© Nobu Nagase

...it rained on my MG again...

Uploaded: October 28, 2004


...shot this a.m. between the rains...


William C. Raco level-classic October 28, 2004

You should want it to rain every day if it looks this beautiful, Nobi.
Excellent color and detail.
Very very pretty

bill #183100

Dan Holm level-classic October 28, 2004

Beautiful, Nobi! A gorgeous macro in every respect! Love it! #875586

Darren K. Fisher October 28, 2004

BAM this is totally awesome. The color just pops and the water sparkles like a new diamond. Bravo Nobi on this winner. #875645

Stephen Zacker October 28, 2004

Great lighting, composition, and like the water drops! #875676

Debra Booth October 28, 2004

Gorgeous macro, Nobi! #875717

Janet S Weaver October 28, 2004

Wow this is beautiful Nobi! Excellent Capture!!! #875730

Colette M. Metcalf October 28, 2004

Beautiful, Nobi! #875828

Brenda W. LaFleur level-deluxe October 28, 2004

This is lovely, Nobi! The center looks translucent. Beautiful floral macro. #875945

Carol Brill October 28, 2004

I adore that periwinkle blue, Nobi, and how you captured the radiant light in the flower's center as well as the crystalline raindrops! #875971

Donna La Mattino Pagakis October 28, 2004

Spectacular image. Great clarity and comp. #876011

Stanley J. Contrades October 28, 2004

Excellent with fabulous details and colors, Nobi! With gorgeous macros like this, let it rain on your MG!!
Stan #876036

Diane Addonizio level-classic October 29, 2004

Fantastic, Nobi!! #876292

Cindy Cone October 29, 2004

Awesome macro, Nobi! Well done! #877849

Nobu Nagase October 29, 2004

Thank you everyone.
I really appreciate your support and kind words. #878074

Katy Young October 31, 2004

Morning glory!!!
I was so adore by this fascinating blue. One time I was try to smell it, maybe it's too close, the whole flower sucked over my nose, I can't breeze!!
Nice picture, Nobi!!

Katy Young #880510

Nobu Nagase October 31, 2004

Thank you, Katy.

...you are funny, I don't think morning glory has any scent to it... it's my own opinion... although bees and flies come around, so it may... #881160

Cora Miller level-classic November 01, 2004

Oh my, Nobi, this is WONDERFUL! I love the iridescent glow and the jewel like water drops. GREAT job!!! #884352

Mary K. Robison November 01, 2004

Nobi, you have the magic touch when it comes to morning glories! They can be SO difficult to shoot well, and this is splendid!! Bravo! #884498

Lucia De Giovanni November 07, 2004

Great macro Nobi! Wonderful detail. #895654

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe November 08, 2004

Nobi, this is gorgeous!!
kathleen #898682

Claudia Kuhn level-classic November 15, 2004

Wonderful macro, congrats! #911996

Terry R. Hatfield November 15, 2004

Congratulations On Your Finalist Nobi!! #912081

Mary K. Robison November 15, 2004

Good luck with this next level! #912280

Mary K. Robison November 15, 2004

Good luck with this next level! #912284

Dan Holm level-classic November 15, 2004

Alright, Nobi!!! Congratulations!!! #912297

William C. Raco level-classic November 15, 2004

Congratulations, Nobi!!
Best wishes,

bill #912544

Ellen Peach level-classic November 15, 2004

A BIG congratulations on this beauty, Nobi!!! #912620

Janet S Weaver November 15, 2004

Congrats Nobi!!! #912688

Diane Addonizio level-classic November 15, 2004

Congratulations! #912807

Darren K. Fisher November 15, 2004

Woooo HOooooo Way to go Nobi, Congratulations On Your Finalist. #913138

Kelly Abernathy level-classic November 15, 2004

Congrats Nobi! Way to go! -K #913633

Stanley J. Contrades November 15, 2004

Need more rain on the MG, Nobi :-)!! CONGRATULATIONS and best of luck in the next judging stage!!
Stan #914206

Carol Brill November 15, 2004

Nobi, congratulations and best of luck with this eye-catching image! #914335

Jennifer Rennison November 15, 2004

Simply beautiful, Nobi!! Congratulations on your finalist! #914570

Susan T. Evans level-classic November 15, 2004

Congrats Nobi, awesome! #914883

Cora Miller level-classic November 15, 2004

Definitely deserving.....congratulations, Nobi! #914991

Mary K. Robison November 16, 2004

Nobi, CONGRATULATIONS on this well-earned finalist! Good luck next level! #915139

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe November 16, 2004

Congratulations NObi!!!
Kathleen #915420

Kathleen Clemons November 16, 2004

A beauty, Nobi. Congratulations to you,! #915562

Karen Bacon November 16, 2004

Congratulations Nobi! #916073

Cathy Barrows November 16, 2004

Congrats!...beautiful #916230

Colette M. Metcalf November 16, 2004

Congratulations Nobi!!! #918974

Brenda W. LaFleur level-deluxe November 16, 2004

Congrats, Nobi. This was one of my favorite images this month! Good luck in the next round. #919127

S J November 16, 2004

Congrats Nobi, awesome image! #919131

Dan Holm level-classic November 17, 2004

First Place!!! Congratulations, Nobi!! #919276

Evy Johansen level-classic November 17, 2004

So well deserved, Nobi! Congratulations on your 1st place win! #919308

Anette Linnea Rasmussen November 17, 2004

Beautiful Nobi!
Congrats on your first place win!

Best wishes Linnea #919335

Mary K. Robison November 17, 2004

A big CONGRATULATIONS on your wonderful morning glory's First Place win!!! #919387

Jordi Delgado November 17, 2004

Congratulations, Nobi!!! Great work!!

:-)) #919394

Angela Kendall November 17, 2004

Congratulations on 1st place!! Great Image #919664

Susan T. Evans level-classic November 17, 2004

Congrats Nobi, terrific win! #919669

Diane Addonizio level-classic November 17, 2004

Congratulations on your win, Nobi! #919996

Audrea Telkamp November 17, 2004

Congratulations Nobi!!!! #920043

Darren K. Fisher November 17, 2004

YAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHOOOOOOOOOOOOO Way to go NOBI, I am so very excited and proud of you. WOW!!! #920076

Karen Bacon November 17, 2004

A big congratulations to you Nobi on this well deserved winner! #920153

Murry Grigsby November 17, 2004

Congratulations on your first place win Nobi!! #920228

Kip T. Berger November 17, 2004

Congratulations Nobi on both your winning pieces! Great eye for detail and use of color! #920398

S J November 17, 2004

Congratulations on your first place win, Nobi!! #920503

Rob Bishop November 17, 2004

Excellent work, and a big congrats for your well deserved award, Nobi!

Cesar J. La Rosa November 17, 2004

CONGRATULATIONS on this Beautiful Winner! #920727

Terry R. Hatfield November 17, 2004

A Big Congratulations To You Nobi,
An Excellent Image And Win:-) #920732

Karen Beri November 17, 2004

Way to go Nobi!!!!!! Awesome image and well deserved win :) #920955

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe November 17, 2004

Hooray!!!! This is such a wonderful image. Way to go, Nobi!!
kathleen #920963

Alan L. Borror November 17, 2004

Beautiful image, Nobi! Congratulations on your 1st place finish and thanks for your help. #921053

Stanley J. Contrades November 17, 2004

Bring on the rain :-)!!!!!!!!! Fabulous win, Nobi, and CONGRATULATIONS once again!!
Stan #921214

Allan L. Whitehead November 17, 2004

Nobi, congratulations on this wonderful win, it is very richly deserved, my dear friend - your good friend, Allan #921292

Wendy M. Amdahl level-deluxe November 17, 2004

Beautiful image Nobi...congrats to you! #921377

Dale Gast November 17, 2004

Congratulations, Nobi!! This is a beautiful image & a very wonderful win!!! #921442

Cindy Cone November 17, 2004

Congratulations, Nobi! #921541

Kelly Abernathy level-classic November 17, 2004

Way to go Nobi! Congrats on your win! -K #921687

Jennifer Rennison November 17, 2004

Congratulations on your 1st place win, Nobi!! #921837

Anita Hogue November 17, 2004

Congratulations Nobi, Awesome photo.

My passion is flower and nature, and you really did a great job of it. I did win a second place in elements of design, but I truly love your photo....anita #921912

Stephen Zacker November 17, 2004

WAY TO GO NOBI! Beautiful colors, and love the dew drops! Congratulations! #922179

William C. Raco level-classic November 17, 2004

Congratulations, Nobi!!!
Super win
Glad to see it!

bill #922291

Colette M. Metcalf November 17, 2004

Congratulations on your win, Nobi!!!! #922339

Robert Baer November 17, 2004

beautiful colors and wonderful image. congratulations. justin baer #922550

Patricia Marroquin November 18, 2004

You did it, Nobi! You've won big, my friend! I am so happy for you, congratulations! :-) #922653

Dolores Neilson November 18, 2004

A big congrats to you, Nobi for your beautiful morning glory image making 1st place! #922773

Piotr M. Organa November 18, 2004

What an inspired shot!
Congratulations! #923430

Robin L. Wehrman November 18, 2004

WOW! This is magnificent, Nobi! Super detail and lighting and pretty colors also great detail on the water drops. Congratulations on your finalist and your 1st place win well deserved!!!!! #924043

Ellen Peach level-classic November 18, 2004

A BIG congratulations on your 1st place win, Nobi!!! *~* #924130

Nobu Nagase November 18, 2004

Thank you very much, everyone, for your kind words!!!
I am soooo flabbergasted by the placement.
I owe so much to many of my good photo friends at this site for their support and encouragement during the year.
Thank you again, Everyone!!!!!

Jessica McCollam November 18, 2004

Excellent!!! Deserves the First Place Win!!! Congrats! #924520

Cora Miller level-classic November 18, 2004

Nobi, I was visiting your gallery not even realizing the winners had been posted and saw the FIRST PLACE sticker on this one!!! FIRST PLACE!!! YAAAAY!!! I'm so happy for you!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!! #924774

Susana Matos November 18, 2004

Congratulations, very beautiful!
Cheers from Portugal, Su #924782

Nobu Nagase November 19, 2004

Jessica, Cora, and Susana,
thank you very much for stopping by.
Cora, appreciated also visting my gallery... #926703

Debra Booth November 21, 2004

Congrats on taking first place with this gorgeous shot, Nobi! #929690

Heather Last November 23, 2004

OMG,this is BEAUTIFUL!!! Curious as to what brand and mm macro lenses you used. #934745

Nobu Nagase November 24, 2004

Thank you Debra and Heather.

This was taken using Fuji FinePix S7000 digital camera with Super EBC Fujinon. Its super macro mode performs very well. The focal range in Super Macro mode is 1 cm to 20 cm (.4 in to 7.9 in). I had the lens just about touching the flower. #935882

Connie L. Carpenter December 01, 2004

:o) Congratulations, Nobi! You did a beautiful job on this one. I'm so happy for your win! #949347

john dunne August 22, 2005

you have many beautiful shots on your site Nobi. I dont normally like flower shots but this one is amazing.
well done #1751142

Tom Leech June 24, 2006

Great shot Nobi. You have a wonderful compositin with colors and water droplets that make the whole image just sparkle with visual impact. #2946305

Amanda Price September 09, 2006

Nobi, someone on flickr has stolen your image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/divi/ #3287411

john dunne September 09, 2006

Well spotted amanda. I recognise other shots from that gallery from betterphoto too. Wonder if there are more. #3287460

William88 October 08, 2006

Awesome picture. Beautiful!!!! #3424645

Songbird Cline level-classic June 05, 2008

stunning! spectacular! HOW did you do this? #6024556

Donna Rowley September 08, 2008

Really spectacular shot, very well done and congrats on your success with it. #6426723

Alex T. Mizuno October 29, 2008

How did I miss this until now? Excellent macro, Nobi-One! Belated congratulations on your fantastic First Place!! #6676411

mike dougherty August 09, 2009

Incredible. WOW. #7833576

Nobu Nagase August 11, 2009

Hi Mike,

Thank you for viewing the photo and taking the time to comment.
As you see this is a fairly old post.

I have not been doing much here at BP any more, and now I see I missed many great comments from people like you.
It's great see this photo and others are still being viewed every now and then.

Many thanks to you all !!! #7838994

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