Blooming Rows of Color

Uploaded: June 01, 2009


Carlsbad Flower Fields
April 9, 2009
F 22 @ 1/40 sec ISO 100

*Elements of Design*

Exif: F Number: 22, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/40 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 135.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi


Julianne Bradford June 01, 2009

Great composition Donna, the foreground leads the eye to the background which carries one throughout this beautifully captured colorful field.Love the lines and curves! #1135688

Pat Gamwell June 01, 2009

A SUPERB WINNER, Donna! Exquisite! #7587017

Tammy J. Russotto June 01, 2009

Wow! This is a gorgeous shot. #7587035

Les Rhoades level-classic June 01, 2009

WOW! What a garden #7587115

Naomi Weiser June 01, 2009

great capture, love the colors! #7587259

Jennifer L. Alder June 02, 2009

A stunning find! wow! :) #7587381

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe June 02, 2009

Just gorgeous, Donna. Love the colours. #7587723

Leslie McLain level-deluxe June 02, 2009

Amazing colors and design elements. #7587946

Joy Rector June 02, 2009

beautiful #7588197

Gina M. Savage June 02, 2009

Amazing! Beautiful capture, Donna. #7588498

Debra R. Harder June 02, 2009

WOW, Donna! This is amazing!! A definite jaw dropper!! Love the colors, details, patterns and composition. I know we'll see this beauty again! Deb #7588946

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe June 02, 2009

Thank you for all of your wonderful comments. I truly appreciate them!

Donna #7588975

Stefania Barbier level-addict June 02, 2009

truly superb Donna... winner in my book! #7589108

Dianna Murphy June 02, 2009

Wow, what an amazing site this must have been! Great EOD entry. #7589381

Rajeev 270293 Kashyap June 02, 2009

Just gorgeous, Donna.! #7589768

Jane Holestine June 02, 2009

Absolutely beautiful, Donna. #7590096

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe June 02, 2009

Thanks again to each of you!

Donna #7590466

Songbird Cline level-classic June 02, 2009

stunning!! gorgeous!! #7591426

Sherran Andersen level-classic June 02, 2009

Beautiful capture... really like the pov. Sherran #7591571

Michael Khoury June 04, 2009

gorgeous design Donna !...visually delightful
mk #7595739

Linda D. Lester level-classic June 13, 2009

You had to be in "WOW" standing there looking at these. Just beautiful! #7626222

Heather Goldman June 18, 2009

Love this image.
Great compostion #7645225

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe June 18, 2009

Thank you everyone, your comments are awesome!!!

Donna #7645358

Carol L. Fowler June 23, 2009

What a burst of color! Truly "eye candy"!! #7671024

Anita Hogue June 23, 2009

WOW,awesome capture of this awesome garden Donna! Sure hope we see this one again! #7671056

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe June 23, 2009

Thank you Carol and Anita! #7671066

Lynn M. Whitt June 23, 2009

Wow, this is gorgeous... #7671310

Stefania Barbier level-addict June 23, 2009

good luck this time around... I think it is an exceptionally beautiful capture... :) #7672009

Robert K. Bemus level-classic June 24, 2009

Simply outstanding, Donna-- GREAT shot!! #7672334

Susan Fox June 24, 2009

Gorgeous! Excellent colors and lines #7675028

Max Aureli June 24, 2009

Fantastic find, scene and colorful image!! Great lines design, Donna!!! #7675317

Kaye Burazin June 24, 2009

Sweet, almost can smell the beautiful fragrance from here Donna #7675389

Hendrik Storme June 25, 2009

WOW! Great lines,comp,colors and image Donna!!!! #7676204

John Connolly June 25, 2009

A really outstanding capture of this glorious floral display, Donna! I think we will see this one again! #7677942

Renee Doyle level-classic June 25, 2009

Just love this Donna!!! Fantastic work!! #7678285

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe June 25, 2009

Thank you everyone!

Donna #7678545

Sue Marshall June 25, 2009

Incredibly beautiful array of colours, Donna! :-) #7678697

Guy D. Biechele level-classic June 25, 2009

Just spectacular. Wonderful design. #7678758

Robert Baer June 27, 2009

wow this is fantastic. love how the lines you captured are going in different directions. The colors are amazing! #7684569

Odeth Mizuno June 29, 2009

Very gorgeous floral shot, Donna! #7690753

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe June 29, 2009

Thank you Sue, Guy, Justin and Odeth!! #7690769

Sharon July 21, 2009


Sherry McClead July 21, 2009

WTG Donna!!! Wonderful finalist!!

Sherrybear #7764201

Anita Hogue July 21, 2009

WOW a terrific design of bold & beautiful colors Donna! Congratulations! #7764349

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict July 21, 2009

Wow, dazzling image, Donna!

Congratulations on your finalist!
Debby #7764442

Dawn M. Schneider July 21, 2009

congrats again my friend, beautiful #7764635

Tamara K. Walker level-classic July 21, 2009


Amy M. Wilson July 21, 2009

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Donna! #7765150

Valentin M. Armianu July 21, 2009

Congratulations on your gorgeous Finalist!!! #7765166

ROLAN NARMAN July 21, 2009

Huge Congrats on this gorgeous finalist Donna! #7765187

Marcel J. Fernandez July 21, 2009

Congratulations Donna on your colorful Finalist. #7765263

Sam Britt July 21, 2009

Congratulations on your terrific finalist, Donna! #7765283

Max Aureli July 21, 2009

Congratulations Donna on this fantastic Finalist!!!! #7765317

Colleen Farrell July 21, 2009

Gorgeous, Donna! Big congrats again! #7765746

Sherran Andersen level-classic July 21, 2009

Love this finalist... congrats. Sherran #7765784

Joseph T. Pilonero level-addict July 21, 2009

The colors, the layout of all the layers, all is just spectacular. Good luck with this Donna. TED #7765824

A P July 21, 2009

Congratulations on your finalist Donna!! Best of luck in the next round. #7766069

Susan Fox July 21, 2009

Congratulations Donna! #7766442

Debra R. Harder July 21, 2009

Gorgeous presentation, Donna! WOW! Congratulations on another OUTSTANDING finalist!! Deb #7766507

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe July 21, 2009

And another huge congratulations on this gorgeous finalist, Donna!! Best of luck in the next round!! #7766526

Renee Doyle level-classic July 22, 2009

Congratulations Donna on this beautiful finalist!! #7766844

Katarina Mansson July 22, 2009

Congratulations on your colorful finalist DOnna! #7767133

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 22, 2009

Beautiful - Congrats Donna on your Finalist! Jeff #7767205

Graeme yew Chow July 22, 2009

Superb scenery ! Congratulations Donna. #7767523

Leslie McLain level-deluxe July 22, 2009

Congrats on your beautiful finalist, Donna. #7767629

Susan M. Hembree level-classic July 22, 2009

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Donna! #7768113

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic July 22, 2009

WTG, Donna. CONGRATULATIONS on another beautiful Finalist.

UB. #7768746

Kristi A. Howson July 22, 2009

Beautiful array of colors Donna! #7768978

Anna Diederich July 22, 2009

Congratulations Donna! #7768993

Glenn E. Traver July 22, 2009

Congratulations Donna on this colorful Finalist ~ GT #7769105

Gary Lange July 22, 2009

Many congrats!! #7769231

Julianne Bradford July 22, 2009

So glad to see you get a well deserved finalist award for this great shot Donna! #7769276

Erica Murphy level-deluxe July 22, 2009

Congratulations Donna!! This is stunning! #7769299

Karen Celella level-deluxe July 22, 2009

This is a stunning sight. Congratulations on your wonderful Finalist Donna. Best of luck in the next round. #7769365

Linda Blair July 22, 2009

WOW....what a beautiful finalist...congratulations!!!!!! #7769535

Cheryl E. Molennor July 22, 2009


Leslie McLain level-deluxe July 22, 2009

Congrats on your amazing winner, Donna. Love this image. #7769744

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe July 22, 2009

How exciting! Thank you everyone for your incredible comments, congratulatory wishes and constant support!!!! Also, thank you to the judges at BetterPhoto!!!!

I am truly honored!!!

Donna #7769794

A P July 22, 2009


Julianne Bradford July 22, 2009

Congrats on this stunning winner Donna!!Yeah!!! #7769957

Lynne Morris level-classic July 22, 2009

Huge Congratulations on this wonderful winner Donna, a beautiful capture. #7770092

Tammy Espino July 22, 2009

Ya! Congrats!!! :))))) #7770141

Daniella Puente July 22, 2009

Congratulations on your wonderful winner Donna :))) #7770179

Tarun Bose July 22, 2009

Big congrats for your gold, Donna. #7770343

Renee Doyle level-classic July 22, 2009

Fantastic Donna!!! Big congratulations to you!! #7770377

ROLAN NARMAN July 22, 2009

Huge congratulations on your well deserved win Donna! #7770584

Clyde P. Smith level-deluxe July 22, 2009

Congratulations for your winner Donna. I remember you telling me about this place at the summit. Very well executed! #7770634

Anita Hogue July 22, 2009

So glad to see this in the winners circle! Congratulations Donna! #7770675

Mitch Spence level-classic July 22, 2009

Congratulations to you, Donna! #7770723

Kelly S. Cavanaugh July 22, 2009

Gorgeous, Donna! Congratulations on your win!! #7770882

Nadya Johnson July 22, 2009

Congratulations on your outstanding winner, Donna! #7770915

Sherry McClead July 22, 2009

Lookie lookie... I see GOLD... Congrats girl!

Sherrybear #7770920

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe July 22, 2009

You are all amazing!!! Thank you for your incredible comments and congratulatory wishes!!! How VERY cool!!!

Take care!!!

Donna #7770934

Sarah Springer July 22, 2009

WTG, Donna!! The color and compostion of your winning image is fabulous!!!! #7771331

Susan Fox July 22, 2009

Congratulations on your win Donna! #7771415

Colleen Farrell July 22, 2009

WTG, Donna! Big congrats on a most well-deserved win! #7771461

Eugenio Diaz July 22, 2009

Congratulations on your OUTSTANDING Winner!!!
AMAZING work here!!!
WTG Donna! #7771532

Ken Smith level-classic July 22, 2009

What a beautiful place, Donna. Congrats again on this gold! #7771745

Debra R. Harder July 22, 2009

This is truly BEAUTIFUL, Donna! Congratulations on your STUNNING GOLD WINNER!! Deb #7772085

Sam Britt July 22, 2009

Congratulations on this win, Donna! #7772109

Carol L. Fowler July 22, 2009

Congrats on this WIN! #7772142

Terry L. Ellis level-classic July 22, 2009

An excellent Second Place win, Donna! Congratualtions! You deserve this!!!! #7772196

Alex T. Mizuno July 22, 2009

Just mesmerizing Donna! Congratulations on your win!!! #7772411

Datha Y. Thompson July 22, 2009

Congratulations to you!!! WTG :0) #7772506

Tommy E. Burgess July 23, 2009

Congratulations on your gorgeous winner Donna!!! #7772743

Brett Dolsen July 23, 2009

Beautifull winner and congratulations Donna!!Brett #7772867

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic July 23, 2009

WTG, Donna. CONGRATULATIONS on this stunning GOLD Winner!

UB. #7772946

Katarina Mansson July 23, 2009

YEAH - congratulations on your GOLD Donna! #7773004

Erin Appelbaum July 23, 2009

Outstanding winner Donna. Congrats. Peter #7773282

Max Aureli July 23, 2009

Congratulations on your fantastic Winner Donna!!!! #7773292

Jessica Jenney July 23, 2009

Congratulations, Donna on your gorgeous win! #7773464

frank w. degenhardt level-classic July 23, 2009

Love the colors and lines. Congratulations on it being a Finalist and a Winner from Annie and myself. #7773954

ALLEN O. HOWARD July 23, 2009

Oh yeah... Gorgeous! Congratulations, Donna!!! #7774271

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna July 23, 2009

Wonderful winning image, Donna!!! WTG!!! :-) k #7774633

Rebecca K. Lefferts July 23, 2009

Awesome shot!! congratulations!!! #7774666

Courtenay Vanderbilt July 23, 2009

Wonderful Renee, Congratulations!!!!! #7775822

Susan M. Campbell July 23, 2009

Congrats Donna....awesome shot. #7776330

Stan Kwasniowski July 23, 2009

Donna, Congratulations #7776363

Susana Ms Heide July 23, 2009

A rainbow of color!!! I can almost smell the floral scent! And I can definitely smell the golden medal :o) Many congrats to you Donna!!! #7776383

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe July 23, 2009

Huge congratulations Donna on this very well deserved win!! #7776497

Dianna Murphy July 24, 2009

Congratulations Donna. A great win! #7777991

Maria Coulson July 24, 2009

Amaazing colors and patters. Congratulations! #7779325

Marcel J. Fernandez July 25, 2009

Congratulations Donna! I always enjoy your wonderful work and success.

Marcel #7780578

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 25, 2009

Amazing - Congrats Donna on your Beautiful 2nd Place Win! Jeff #7781340

M.Christine Duncan July 25, 2009

Vibrant and alive!!! Congrats on this amazing image Donna... immediately caught my eye amongst the winners!!! #7781754

Cindy Bendush level-classic July 26, 2009

Awesome win Donna! Congratulations! #7784387

Patrick Rouzes level-classic July 26, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS on this phenomenal WINNER, Donna!!! AMAZING work!!! #7784753

Donna R. Wageman July 27, 2009

Tremendous in color, comp, just everything. Congratulations! #7787710

Kristi A. Howson July 27, 2009

Congratulations Donna. Your framing of these flowers make such a beautiful composition! #7788377

Nick Lagos July 29, 2009

A very well seen, composed and captured image Donna...congrats on a fine win #7793496

Stefania Barbier level-addict August 01, 2009

spectacular cheerful win Donna... HUGE CONGRATS!!!!! #7805864

Anne McKinnell August 04, 2009

Congratulations Donna!! I love the beautiful colours and lines in this stunning photo. #7815445

Phyllis H. Burchett August 23, 2009

This is wonderful, well composed, just beautiful. Congrats! #7879890

Jean B. Hall September 06, 2009

Breathtaking shot -- with fabulous colors and composition. I have added it to my favorites. #7920463

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe September 06, 2009

Thanks again to each and every one of you!!!

Donna #7920752

Songbird Cline level-classic October 06, 2009

jaw dropping spectacular! #8014094

Ken Falls October 21, 2009

Amazing image. I love th colors I want to run and jump into this image #8057187

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe October 22, 2009

Thank you Songbird & Ken! #8059049

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict November 15, 2009

Congratulations Donna on your Win!!!

Dominick #8132205

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