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Mary K. Robison March 05, 2005

Gorgeous color and great composition, Stan! Love those drops!
This beauty should lift Patty's spirits WAY up! Hope she recovers quickly. #221755

Cathy Stancil March 06, 2005

Hooo!!! This is absolutly gorgeous Stan ! The vanilla colors against this green, dof, drops...everything I love...Bravo !
Hope your friend Patty is OK... #1150807

Donna Roberts March 06, 2005

Stan, this bloom is really gorgeous and looks like it belongs on a "get well card" - so, what a wonderful gesture to your friend Patty as she is recovering.
:-) from "downunder" #1150813

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe March 06, 2005

Stan- another outstanding image. This is so spectacular and well photographed. The clarity, color and detail are all amazing. I will pray for your friends recovery, a nice dedication!! #1150814

S J March 06, 2005

Beautiful capture and composition, Stan!! Those beautiful colors against the lovely green background really stands out!! Very nicely done!! Hope that Patty recover soon and return to BP. #1150815

Charlene Bayerle March 06, 2005

Gorgeous shot and capture can almost feel those flowers...wonderful composition!!! #1150838

Leanne M.E. Boyd March 06, 2005

Gorgeous Stan! #1150849

Karen Engelbreth March 06, 2005

Wonderful, Stan!! #1150854

Patricia Marroquin March 06, 2005

I can just smell that plumeria, Stan! Very beautiful and a wonderful dedication. :-) #1150872

Donald K. Cherry level-classic March 06, 2005

Beautiful image and dedication, Stan! The water drops really make this shot stand out!! #1150953

Tom Andersen March 06, 2005

Just gorgeous, Stan! I will pray for a speedy recovery for Patty! #1150956

William C. Raco level-classic March 06, 2005

Beautiful color, shapes, detail and DoF.
Excellent photo and wish.
Be well soon, Patty!


Roger Bernabo March 06, 2005

Very sharp and great depth of field use; wonderful shot Stan #1151082

Carla Metzler March 06, 2005

Gorgeous color and composition, Stan! Beautiful image. #1151177

Janet L. Skinner March 06, 2005

Beautiful gift to Patty!! I can smell the wonderful perfume also. Such a gorgeous image, Stan!!!! #1151216

Tammy Scott March 06, 2005

Great shot, Stan!!!! The color is lovely!!! Get well soon, Patty!!! #1151223

Elisabeth A. Gay March 06, 2005

Beautiful Stan, especially with the rain drops on them - we call them frangipani down here.
Ann #1151419

Paula Showen March 06, 2005

Awesome, Stan! of luck with this! #1151780

Marsha S. Smith March 06, 2005

Such a beautiful flower and you did a wonderful job capturing it. Love the raindrops. Best wishes for a speedy recovery to Patty. #1151854

Stan Kwasniowski March 06, 2005

Stan, beautiful, as usual I mean

Stan kwasniowski #1151867

Stanley J. Contrades March 06, 2005

Just thought some of you may have been wondering why you haven't seen images from Patty lately and am sure she'll be up and about very soon! Thank you all for the well wishes which I am sure she appreciates!
Thank you, too, Mary, Cathy, Donna R., Donna P., Sanjay, Charlene, Leanne, Karen, Patricia, Donald, Tom, bill, Roger, Carla, Janet, Tammy, Ann, Paula, Marsha, and Stan, as always for your generosity and kindness!
With much Aloha,
Stan #1151942

Kara L. Hendricks March 06, 2005

Wow Stan!! You capture flowers like no one else.. This is a BEAUTY! #1151997

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe March 06, 2005

Beautiful Stan and I wish Patty a speedy recovery!! #1152068

Stanley J. Contrades March 06, 2005

Thank you, Kara, I appreciate the compliment and am pleased that you enjoy the beauty of the flowers!
Thanks, too, Jim and thank you for the well wishes for Patty!
With much Aloha,
Stan #1152108

Diane Addonizio level-classic March 06, 2005

GORGEOUS, Stan !!! #1152301

Linda Proctor March 06, 2005

Just stunning Love it #1152309

Nobu Nagase March 06, 2005

Beautiful sentiment in this image, STan!
Warm colors are so wonderful.
Take care and wishing you being well soon, Patty!!! #1152444

Terry R. Hatfield March 06, 2005

Beautiful Stan Love The Lighting!! #1152465

Stacey A. Bates March 07, 2005

Beautiful image Stan!!! #1154010

Dan Holm level-classic March 07, 2005

Absolutely gorgeous, Stan! #1154239

Mary J. Costa Pearson March 07, 2005

gorgeous! I love how beautifully you capture flowers!

cj patterson March 07, 2005

Just Beautiful!!! #1154804

Lucia De Giovanni March 07, 2005

What a beauty Stan! Your flower shots are just awesome and inspiring my friend! Please give my best to Patty! #1155102

Stanley J. Contrades March 07, 2005

DIANE, Linda, Nobi, Terry, Stacey, Dan, Mary, cj, and Lucia, thank you for your well wishes for Patty which I will relay to her, and thank you for your kind and generous comments on this image! Am sure Patty will be back as soon as she's able! Thanks again!!
With much Aloha,
Stan #1155184

Judy S. Fung March 07, 2005

Lovely image, Stan!
Get well soon, Patty! #1155222

Stanley J. Contrades March 08, 2005

Thanks very much, Judy, and thank you, too, for your well wishes for Patty!
With much Aloha,
Stan #1157599

Jordi Delgado April 21, 2005

Congrats again, Stan!! Gorgeous finalist!!

:-)) #1273073

S J April 21, 2005

Many Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Stan!! #1274476

Deb Holmes-Hatfield April 21, 2005

Beautiful finalist Stan, big congrats to you! #1275309

Lucia De Giovanni April 21, 2005

I knew we would see this one again! Congratulations my friend! #1275562

Tom Andersen April 21, 2005

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Stan! #1275755

Cindy Paquette April 21, 2005

Hey there Stan! Wow...Congratulations!!! #1276350

Stacey A. Bates April 21, 2005

Congrats Stan!!! #1276617

Mary K. Robison April 21, 2005

My favorite among your many finalists, Stan!!!

Linda Proctor April 21, 2005

Congratulations Stan!! It'd beautiful #1276823

Deborah Sandidge April 21, 2005

Gorgeous! Congratulations on your finalists, Stan! #1277434

Jennifer Rennison April 21, 2005

Wow, Stan! Gorgeous lighting and colors, beautiful capture! Congratulations on your finalist! #1278906

Stanley J. Contrades April 21, 2005

My Congratulations and best wishes go out to all of you as well, and thank you for your gracious responses that is always much appreciated. Thank you, Jordi, Sanjay, deb, Lucia, Tom, Cindy, Stacey, Mary, Linda, Deborah, and Jennifer!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1279173

Patricia A. Kuniega April 23, 2005

Beautiful job isolating these plumeria. The soft yellow against the rich green is simply elegant. Congratulations once more, my friend! #1283307

Sharon Day level-classic April 23, 2005

Gorgeous image, Stan!!! Congratulations on this outstanding finalist! #1285203

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Dedicated to Patty R. who is recovering from surgery!
2005:03:05. 12:40:08. Overcast day, just after a rain. 1/250, f5.6, ISO 100, RAW, 35-80mm@80mm.

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