Ray Clarke August 21, 2008

Stunning and beautiful, great composition Stan #983632

Vladan D. Djordjevic August 21, 2008

Fantastic image! #6340442

Carolyn J. Connolly level-classic August 21, 2008

Wow, Stan - I agree with Ray and Audrey, this floral image of yours IS just "stunning AND beautiful", and your composition is right-on!! The colours, lighting, details, textures, point of view and black background here all are gorgeous, too!! Phil and I trust that all is well with you and yours, as it is with us!! :o) #6340455

Avril Young August 21, 2008

excellent sharp and great detailed captuare Stan...
lovely composition! #6340477

Paul Michko August 21, 2008

Beautiful capture, Stan. #6340506

Kristy A. Keene August 21, 2008

Stunning!!! #6340567

Paul E. Earl August 21, 2008

Gorgeous!!!! #6340568

Mata Patan August 21, 2008

You are famous for flowers shots!
wonderful one! #6340681

William C. Raco level-classic August 21, 2008

Very striking color, contrast and composition
Beautiful work, Stan #6340805

Carol Sawyer August 21, 2008

Another gorgeous capture, color and details, Stan!! #6340812

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 21, 2008

Very nice lighting and color Stan! Jeff #6340991

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict August 21, 2008

Amazingly beautiful florals here, Stan.

Dominick #6341014

Bonnie Gearhart August 21, 2008

Beautiful shot, the colors are amazing. Very nice!
Bonnie #6341163

Robert R. Goodman level-addict August 21, 2008

Hi Stan,Another beautiful capture.Outstanding color and lighting!!!! #6341200

Murry Grigsby August 21, 2008

Colorful and dynamic Stan! With that dark background, diagonal design and strong light these orchids are ready of my vase :0) Well done!! #6341770

Stanley J. Contrades August 21, 2008

Many thanks for your supportive and encouraging comments, R&A, Vladan, Carolyn, Avril, Paul M., Kristy, Paul E., Mata, Bill, Carol, Jeff, Dominick, Bonnie, Bobby, and Murry! I do appreciate your taking the time to stop in and respond!
Stan #6343047

Barbara Waldoch level-classic August 21, 2008

Beautiful composition and capture, Stan! #6344407

Renee Doyle level-classic August 24, 2008

Very elegant and beautiful Stan!!! Composition, light, colours and detail are all spot on! #6358412

Stanley J. Contrades August 26, 2008

Thanks very much Barbara and Renee. I appreciate it!!
Stan #6368975

Tiia Vissak September 01, 2008

a beautiful macro! #6393835

Evy Johansen level-classic September 01, 2008

So beautiful, Stan! Love the white and purple against the dark bg!!! Great details! #6394045

Mary K. Robison September 01, 2008

Well, in my opinion, one can't go wrong with purple (love it!), but you add so much from that starting point, Stan. The lighting and composition, the contrast with the background black... all wonderful!
Plus you also throw in a couple of simple little things, such as a shutter release cable and a tripod!
(My two - cable, tripod - play cards to pass the time till I get around to using them! LOL!)
Gorgeous floral, my friend! #6394071

Nadya Johnson September 01, 2008

Very elegant and captivating, Stan! Gorgeous job on this beaautiful orchid! #6395680

Lorna Shutter September 01, 2008

No matter how you look at it, ... it's STUNNING!!! Very beautiful capture, Stan! :) #6397949

Stanley J. Contrades September 02, 2008

Many thanks to you Tiia, Evy, Mary, Nadya and Lorna!
I am grateful for your kind and supportive comments!
Stan #6398473

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1/2.5 sec., f2.8, ISO 100, 100 mm Macro lens, Tripod, shutter release cable, PS CS2 spot cloning, USM, resized, USM, saved for Web.

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