© Stanley J. Contrades


Uploaded: August 20, 2008


1/2.5 sec, f2.8, Shutter Priority, ISO 100, 100 mm lens. Tripod, shutter release cable, spot cloning, USM, saved for Web.


Vladan D. Djordjevic August 20, 2008

Fantastic floral image! The colors and conntrast are grat. I love orchids. :) #983001

Mary K. Robison August 20, 2008

Another gorgeous floral presented by Stan the Orchid Man!
What wonderful colors, so perfect on the deep black background. The graceful composition is lovely, and the clarity is a a marvel.
I'll look forward to seeing this again next month! #6335576

Paul Michko August 20, 2008

Superb capture, Stan. #6335597

Lynne Morris level-classic August 20, 2008

Wow Stan, this is a stunning floral, beautiful colours, lighting and comp. #6335609

Barbara Waldoch level-classic August 20, 2008

This is very beautiful, Stan! #6335657

William C. Raco level-classic August 20, 2008

Great colors and the contrast of the black background really makes them, and the photo, a standout
Nicely done, Stan #6335822

Paul E. Earl August 20, 2008

This is very beautiful, Stan!! #6335868

Carol Sawyer August 20, 2008

Beautiful floral image and colors, Stan!! #6335909

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 20, 2008

Excellent color, lighting and detail! A beautiful presentation Stan! Jeff #6335937

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict August 20, 2008

Lovely florals here, Stan.

Dominick #6336216

Robert R. Goodman level-addict August 20, 2008

You always have capture the most beautiful orchids I've ever seen.Absolutely beautiful,Stan!!!!!! #6336398

Sam Britt August 20, 2008

Beautiful image, Stan. Great color, lighting & composition. #6336669

Murry Grigsby August 20, 2008

Great background for these lighter than air floral airplanes Stan! They are so delicate with such soft colors. Well done!! #6337054

Nadya Johnson August 20, 2008

Beautiful! They really do look like magical little birds in flight! #6337408

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna August 20, 2008

How beautiful is this, Stan!!!!!! Fantastic shot!!!!! ♫ k #6337618

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic August 20, 2008

Aloha, Stan! These orchids are so beautiful! Love the colors with the black BG! #6337933

Stanley J. Contrades August 20, 2008

Thank you for your generosity and your support, Vladan, Mary, Paul M., Lynne, Barbara, Bill, Paul E., Carol, Jeff, Dominick, Bobby, Sam, Murry, Nadya, Kitty and Shelly. I appreciate it very much.
Stan #6339245

Kate Baumgartner August 20, 2008

The color and clarity of both are exceptional. WOW!!!

Evy Johansen level-classic August 20, 2008

Wow... Beautiful in all ways!! Love the purple against the dar bg!! #6339649

Stanley J. Contrades August 21, 2008

I appreciate your supportive responses Kate and Evy! Thank you!!
Stan #6340277

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe August 29, 2008

Absolutely gorgeous, Stan! Aloha back to you, too!:-)
KK #6384558

Jennifer L. Alder September 01, 2008

OH WOW! Stan, this is just delightful! GORGEOUS floral work. Terrific use of dark BG, great pov, amazing color and light :) #6393866

Stanley J. Contrades September 02, 2008

Thank you Kathleen and Jennifer for stopping in to comment. I do appreciate it very much!!
Stan #6398591

Stanley J. Contrades September 02, 2008

Thank you judges for your recognition. I appreciate it!
Stan #6398607

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