Drenched Water Lily

© Melissa G. Meiselman

Drenched Water Lily

December 07, 2009

Stunning B/W Flower image here Melissa. Great lighting and composition.

Brian #1213589

Monnie Ryan December 07, 2009

Exceptionally beautiful in B&W, although I'll bet the color version is a stunner as well! #8198218

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe December 07, 2009

Great job with this macro Melissa! Jeff #8198438

Val Feldman level-deluxe December 07, 2009

So beautiful in b/w, Melissa - wonderful lighting and as always, your fine attention to detail is at work here! Superb work! #8198469

Jack Ryan December 07, 2009

Beautiful work...excellent detail...perfect in B/W. Well done. #8198615

Kathleen Brennan December 07, 2009

Beautiful detail and water drops! #8198764

Marty Straub December 07, 2009

Glorious conversion, Melissa. the black bg really accentuates the wonderful tones you've captured. There are at least 256 shades of gray in there. #8198824

Tammy Espino December 07, 2009

Fantastic!!! #8199543

David Phalen December 07, 2009

Fantastic conversion with excellent tones and details!! #8199557

Stefania Barbier level-addict December 08, 2009

gorgeous!!! #8199970

Gina Cormier level-classic December 08, 2009

Beautiful black and white floral Melissa!!!! #8200990

Kelly S. Cavanaugh January 18, 2010

Congratulations on your well deserved finalist, Melissa! Beautiful! #8306543

Stefania Barbier level-addict January 18, 2010

huge congrats! #8306565

Courtenay Vanderbilt January 18, 2010

Big Congrats, Melissa! #8307243

Tammy Espino January 18, 2010

Congrats, Best of luck in the next round :) #8307387

Tammy Espino January 18, 2010

Congrats, Best of luck in the next round :) #8307388

Nancy (Peaches) Harker January 18, 2010

HUGE Congrats, Best of luck in the next round :) #8307591

Amy M. Wilson January 18, 2010

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Melissa!! #8307810

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic January 18, 2010

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your wonderful FINALIST!

Photobucket #8308525

Carol Eade level-addict January 18, 2010

Congratulations, Melissa, on your beautiful Finalist! #8308538

Renee Doyle level-classic January 18, 2010

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Melissa!! #8308607

Debra R. Harder January 18, 2010

WOW...love this in black and white, Melissa! Huge congratulations on another excellent finalist!! Deb #8308676

Leslie McLain level-deluxe January 18, 2010

Congrats on another beautiful finalist, Melissa. #8308896

Monnie Ryan January 18, 2010

Love this one, Melissa -- congratulations once again! #8308984

Sherran Andersen level-classic January 18, 2010

Congrats. #8309718

Mary K. Robison January 19, 2010

Striking in b&w, Melissa! Congratulations on its making finalist! #8310393

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic January 19, 2010

Gorgeous B&W floral, Melissa. CONGRATZ on the FINALIST Award!

UB. #8310512

Jessica Jenney January 19, 2010

Congratulations, Melissa on your beautiful finalist! #8311050

Linda Blair January 19, 2010

Congrats on this stunning b&w finalist!!!!!! #8311168

ALLEN O. HOWARD January 19, 2010

The details are stunning and it is great in B&W Melissa! Congratulations! #8311794

Janet McNeil level-classic January 19, 2010

Congratulations on your beautiful Finalist!! #8311860

Nancy L. Green level-classic January 19, 2010

HUGE CONGRATULATIONS dear friend on this OUTSTANDING finalist, WTG!!! <>< #8311898

James N. Carpenter January 19, 2010

Congrats Melissa on your finalist, just beautiful. James #8312162

Barbara Waldoch level-classic January 19, 2010

Huge congratulations on your fantastic Win! #8313023

Tammy Espino January 19, 2010

Congrats on your win :) #8313091

Sam Britt January 19, 2010

Congratulations on this second place win, Melissa! #8313225

Claudia Kuhn level-classic January 19, 2010

Beautiful, congrats on your win! #8313556

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic January 19, 2010

Just gorgeous, Melissa. Huge congrats on this outstanding GOLD. #8313609

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe January 19, 2010

Congratulations Melissa on your winning image! #8313708

Mary K. Robison January 19, 2010

Congratulations on your well-deserved win, Melissa! #8313719

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna January 19, 2010

WTG on this awesome win, Melissa!!! :-)♫♪♫ k #8313822

Erica Murphy level-deluxe January 19, 2010

Congratulations on your beautiful winner Melissa! #8313985

Evy Johansen level-classic January 19, 2010

Big congratulations on your win, Melissa!! Well deserved!! #8314038

Cindy Bendush level-classic January 19, 2010

Congrats on your beautiful winner! #8314127

Jennifer L. Alder January 19, 2010

I love black and white floral! Congrats, Melissa, on your winning work. #8314208

Bojan Bencic level-classic January 19, 2010

Congratulations on your win, Melissa. #8314347

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic January 19, 2010

Many CONGRATZ on getting Golden, Melissa!

UB. #8314368

Stefania Barbier level-addict January 19, 2010

huge congrats on your win!!!! #8314491

Robert K. Bemus level-classic January 20, 2010

Congratulations on your Win, Melissa!! #8314512

Renee Doyle level-classic January 20, 2010

Congratulations on this wonderful winner Melissa!! #8314576

Leland N. Saunders level-addict January 20, 2010

Great work, Melissa ... congratulations !!

Lee #8314821

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic January 20, 2010

HUGE congratulations on your wonderful Winner,Melissa!! #8314925

Val Feldman level-deluxe January 20, 2010

Warm and sincere Congratulations, Melissa on this well-deserved Gold!! #8315060

Carol Eade level-addict January 20, 2010

Congratulations, Melissa, on your Second Place...beautiful work! #8315218

Courtenay Vanderbilt January 20, 2010

Congratulations on your well-deserved gold, Melissa! #8315228

David Phalen January 20, 2010

BIG Congrats on a terrific Winner!! #8315392

Linda Blair January 20, 2010

Congratulations on your wonderful winner!!!!!!!!! #8315517

Margaret R. Barry January 20, 2010

Congratulations on your beautiful winner, Melissa! #8315738

Jack Ryan January 20, 2010

Way to go, Melissa! Congratulations! #8315742

Lydia Williams level-deluxe January 20, 2010

Gorgeous Melissa...Congratulations and well done! #8315881

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton January 20, 2010

Great work!! Congratulations on your Winner Melissa! #8316013

Marijana Fajgl level-classic January 20, 2010

Big congratulations, Melissa! #8316208

Ivan Chacon January 20, 2010

Gorgeous B&W!!! Big Congrats! ! ! :) #8316496

Kathleen Brennan January 20, 2010

Congratulations on your win! #8316663

Dianna Murphy January 20, 2010

A big warm hearted congratulations to you on your fantastic winner!!! I wish you continued success in the future.
Dianna #8316887

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict January 20, 2010

Congratulations Melissa on your Wonderful Winner!!!

Dominick #8316925

Eivor Kuchta January 20, 2010

Congratulations on your winner, Melissa! #8317031

Renata Gusciora January 21, 2010

Congratulations on your winner,Melissa!!!:-) #8318541

Kay Beausoleil level-deluxe January 21, 2010

Congratulations, Melissa, on this superb winner! #8318973

Nikki McDonald level-classic January 21, 2010

This is just a beautiful winner, Melissa. I love the crispness and the tonal range is wonderful #8319802

M.Christine Duncan January 22, 2010

Awesome!!!! Congrats on this stunning winner Melissa, this is exceptional! #8321040

Alison Krylowski January 22, 2010

Congratulations, Melissa!! This is a beautiful capture with amazing clarity!! #8321268

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe January 22, 2010

Gorgeous Melissa! Congratulations on your win! #8321972

Kelly S. Cavanaugh January 23, 2010

Congratulations on your fabulous win, Melissa! #8324862

Kara L. Hendricks January 25, 2010

Congratulations Pictures, Images and Photos #8327723

Patrick Rouzes level-classic February 02, 2010

CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible masterpiece, Melissa! Well deserved! #8351400

Christine Lobsinger level-classic April 09, 2010

Simply Spectacular Melissa!!!! A wonderful beauty in b/w! The detailing and light are fantastic...
A big CONGRATS TO YOU on your WINNER!!!!!

CHRISTINE
SMILING
WOW! #8522219


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Description

This was taken in September 2009 after a heavy rainfall and converted into black and white with Photo Shop CS4.

Entered into Flowers.

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/900 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 77.40 mm, Model: FinePix S100FS

Uploaded on December 07, 2009


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