Romance in Blue

© Melissa Gurdus

Romance in Blue

Nancy J. Locke 8/2/2010 8:17:57 AM

STUNNING CAPTURE!!! Beautiful raindrops on a glorious color of petals.

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Ray & Audrey Clarke 8/2/2010 8:21:37 AM

Fabulous capture Melissa, wonderful colour and details #8801299

Liz Bullock 8/2/2010 9:21:52 AM

Beautiful! #8801392

R. J. Laudenbacher 8/2/2010 9:48:12 AM

Gorgeous floral Melissa. Your light colors and details are beautiful. #8801462

Jack Ryan 8/2/2010 11:30:23 AM

Outstanding detail and color in a well composed image. Quite beautiful...very well done, Melissa. #8801605

Courtenay Vanderbilt 8/2/2010 3:47:40 PM

Beautiful lighting and details, Melissa! They look so refreshing! #8801894

Sam Britt 8/2/2010 8:46:04 PM

Beautiful image, Melissa. Great composition, lighting & delicate detail. #8802539

Susie Peek-Swint 8/8/2010 12:41:21 AM

Beautiful capture Melissa ~ love the soft blues .. many congrats on POTD :) #8812868

Karen Engelbreth 8/8/2010 1:14:00 AM

A big congrats on your wonderful POTD, Melissa... #8812905

Usman M. Bajwa 8/8/2010 1:18:58 AM

A fab floral capture, Melissa. CONGRATZ on the POTD!

UB. #8812908

Robert K. Bemus 8/8/2010 1:37:28 AM

Beautiful capture, Melissa-- congratulations on your POTD!! #8812914

Alan L. Borror 8/8/2010 2:35:00 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful POTD, Melissa! #8812923

Courtenay Vanderbilt 8/8/2010 2:55:28 AM

Congratulations on your POTD, Melissa! #8812932

Dr Silly 8/8/2010 3:07:25 AM

Congratulations Melissa on your POTD. :O) #8812957

Katarina Mansson 8/8/2010 3:28:16 AM

Yeah!!! Congratulations Melissa! This is beautiful. #8812990

Jeff W. Robinson 8/8/2010 3:43:17 AM

Congrats Melissa on your beautiful POTD! #8812999

Margaret R. Barry 8/8/2010 4:04:09 AM

Congratulations on your POTD, Melissa! #8813011

Kathy Wesserling 8/8/2010 4:20:28 AM

They almost look like tiny umbrellas for the garden creatures. Congratulations on this lovely photo. #8813035

Deborah C. Lewinson 8/8/2010 4:29:10 AM

Congratulations on you POTD, Melissa, for this very beautiful and refreshing image!

Debby #8813050

Mark S. Cox 8/8/2010 4:45:57 AM

Beautiful capture. Congratulations on the well-deserved POTD. #8813070

Joy Rector 8/8/2010 4:50:21 AM

congrats on the POTD #8813073

Linda D. Lester 8/8/2010 4:53:41 AM

Beautiful.....congratulations on your POTD!! #8813078

Nikki McDonald 8/8/2010 5:11:10 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful POTD, Melissa. #8813098

Rolando Rosito 8/8/2010 5:24:51 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful POTD Melissa! #8813118

Jessica Jenney 8/8/2010 5:29:57 AM

Congratulations, Melissa on your stunning POTD! #8813128

Evy Johansen 8/8/2010 5:42:08 AM

BIG congratulations on this awesome POTD, Melissa!! #8813142

Richard M. Waas 8/8/2010 6:06:24 AM

Way to go Melissa..... Congrats on a well deserved POTD!! #8813180

Melissa Olsen 8/8/2010 6:10:22 AM

Congrats Melissa! #8813187

Stefania Barbier 8/8/2010 6:17:11 AM

huge congrats on your POTD! #8813195

Rick Clark 8/8/2010 6:22:38 AM

Congrats on your beautiful POTD! #8813201

Lydia Williams 8/8/2010 6:28:15 AM

Awesome POTD, Melissa. Congratulations! #8813215

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 8/8/2010 6:28:29 AM

WTG on your gorgeous POTD, Melissa! :-) ♫♪♫ k #8813216

Ken Smith 8/8/2010 6:32:09 AM

Congrats to you, Melissa...very pretty photo! #8813228

Emily Cook 8/8/2010 6:36:34 AM

Beautiful and delicate - congrats Melissa! #8813242

Shirley A. Kinney 8/8/2010 6:37:29 AM

Beautiful! Congrats Melissa. #8813244

Nadya Johnson 8/8/2010 6:39:44 AM

Wow! Stunning!! Congratulations on your Photo of the Day, Melissa!!! #8813247

Thomas E. Hinds 8/8/2010 6:49:58 AM

Beautiful color, detail, and light, Melissa! Congratulations on your POTD! #8813264

PATRICIA A. CASEY 8/8/2010 6:56:47 AM

Congratulations on the POTD.....lovely capture....Cheers! #8813274

Deepinder S. RANGER 8/8/2010 7:00:36 AM

Beautiful capture, Melissa-- congratulations on your POTD!! #8813276

Bob Cournoyer 8/8/2010 7:14:01 AM

Congrats, Melissa, on your POTD... :-) #8813280

Kathleen K. Parker 8/8/2010 7:25:42 AM

This is beautiful, Melissa! Congratulations on your POTD!
kk #8813298

Bojan Bencic 8/8/2010 7:25:56 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful POTD, Melissa. #8813299

Ann H. Belus 8/8/2010 7:30:12 AM

Congratulations, Melissa!!! #8813308

Lisa J. Boulden 8/8/2010 7:36:04 AM

Absolutely outstanding, Melissa!
Congratulations!
~♥~Lisa #8813314

Datha Y. Thompson 8/8/2010 7:46:06 AM

Congratulations Melissa on your most Beautiful POTD!! WTG :) #8813333

Cathy Barrows 8/8/2010 7:47:17 AM

congrats on your gorgeous POTD...i love plumbago #8813338

Nancyj Hovey 8/8/2010 7:56:02 AM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your VERY DESERVING POTD

on this gorgeous image.... 8o) #8813358

Jean-Pierre Ducondi 8/8/2010 8:08:06 AM

Big congrats on your wonderful POTD.
JP #8813378

Christine R. Lobsinger 8/8/2010 8:38:31 AM

Congrats to you Melissa... this is a stunning shot! A beautiful POTD!!!
CHRIS
SMILING #8813439

Melissa Gurdus 8/8/2010 8:40:10 AM

Thanks so much, everyone. I am overwhelmed!!

I am currently in Denver and returning tomorrow. Got lots of photos that I will share in the coming days. #8813444

Jodi Zimmer 8/8/2010 8:53:47 AM

congratulations!! Beautiful photo! #8813471

Michael G. Marshall 8/8/2010 9:13:24 AM

Wonderful image and POTD, Melissa! Congratulations! Michael #8813519

Debra R. Harder 8/8/2010 9:16:47 AM

WTG, Melissa!! Huge congratulations on your BEAUTIFUL POTD!!! This is OUTSTANDING! Deb #8813528

Carol A. Grady 8/8/2010 9:28:10 AM

Fantastic capture - lucky you to have those beautiful flowers right outside your door. That blue is gorgeous.

Congratulations on the POTD - well deserved! #8813542

Debbra L. Bailey 8/8/2010 9:45:09 AM

GORGEOUS! Love it! Congrats :) #8813565

Phyllis A. Houghton 8/8/2010 9:56:26 AM

Congratulations Melissa. Like others, I love the color, raindrops and sharp detail. #8813578

Tammy Espino 8/8/2010 10:09:38 AM

Congrats on your potd, beautiful :) #8813593

Erica Murphy 8/8/2010 10:50:38 AM

Congratulations on your lovely POTD Melissa!! Beautiful image. I love the cool, dark colors. WTG!! #8813620

Rona L. Schwarz 8/8/2010 11:02:01 AM

Outstanding POTD, Melissa! Beautiful tones and colors - I love the sharp details and raindrops, and the lighting is superb! Congratulations! #8813628

Cesar J. La Rosa 8/8/2010 11:03:42 AM

Congratulations on this BEAUTIFUL and very well-deserved POTD, Melissa!!!
Cesar #8813629

Gord MacEachern 8/8/2010 11:05:10 AM

Congratulations Melissa on this well deserved POTD!! #8813630

Judy A. Lawhon 8/8/2010 11:43:09 AM

Beautiful POTD, Melissa!! Congratulations!! #8813655

Amanda D. Austwick 8/8/2010 12:26:44 PM

Stunning image! Congratulations on your POTD!!! #8813747

Lori Carlson 8/8/2010 12:37:08 PM

Just gorgeous, Melissa!! Congrats to you! =) #8813758

Karen Celella 8/8/2010 12:44:59 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful POTD, Melissa! #8813769

Kathleen Brennan 8/8/2010 3:12:47 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful POTD! #8813965

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 8/8/2010 4:27:36 PM

Wow, so incredible Melissa. Congratulations on your POTD!!! #8814066

Anne McKinnell 8/8/2010 5:29:27 PM

Very pretty floral shot Melissa! Congratulations on your wonderful POTD!! #8814210

Ruth Grimm 8/8/2010 6:02:21 PM

Congrats on this GORGEOUS POTD, Melissa! Stunning work, as usual! #8814277

Kathy Cline 8/8/2010 7:07:28 PM

Awww Melissa Im so happy for you and your award.
I love your camera and your 100mm lens.
BEAUTIFUL x a million.
GOD BLESS #8814394

Daniella Puente 8/8/2010 7:09:48 PM

This is a wonderful photo and I have always Love it Melissa, big congrats on the POTD feature :)))) #8814399

Stanley C. Sims 8/8/2010 8:54:04 PM

Cool image Melissa. Congratulations on the PODT. #8814502

Tommy E. Burgess 8/8/2010 10:02:10 PM

Huge congratulations on your gorgeous well deserved POTD Melissa!! #8814582

Donna R. Moratelli 8/9/2010 1:26:42 AM

Elegant title for an elegant image. COngratulations on POTD! #8814770

Anita Hogue 8/9/2010 4:27:51 AM

Congratulations on your gorgeous POTD for yesterday! #8814982

Kathleen R. Struckle 8/9/2010 7:28:25 AM

Outstanding image. Congrats on POTD!! #8815467

Sabrina Ryan 8/9/2010 7:43:44 AM

Just Beautiful, Melissa! Love the water drop detail! Congratulations on a well deserved POTD! #8815508

Nancy L. Green 8/9/2010 8:04:58 AM

I LOVE this Melissa, the colors and lighting are spectacular and the water drops make this absolutely exquisite!!! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS my friend!!! <>< #8815547

Bill Houghton 8/9/2010 8:23:03 AM

Melissa, this is just beautiful. I have the same lens and love it. Congratulations on your beautiful POTD. Have a great day, Bill

If you have time, check out my website:
Bill Houghton Photography



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Mary K. Robison 8/9/2010 5:09:54 PM

Floral perfection, Melissa.
CONGRATULATIONS on your well earned POTD! #8816584

William C. Raco 8/9/2010 5:19:58 PM

Congratulations on this very beautiful POTD, Melissa
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Eivor Kuchta 8/9/2010 7:04:39 PM

Wonderful lighting and big congratulations on your POTD award! #8816887

Nancy J. Locke 8/10/2010 7:27:25 AM

SUPER CONGRATS on POTD, Melissa, with this great capture!!!

Cheers, Nancy J Locke
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Lindley Johnson 8/10/2010 1:06:13 PM

Love the color and the raindrops on these beautiful flowers, Melissa! Congratulations on your excellent POTD! #8818359

Raymond Pauly 8/10/2010 10:49:03 PM

Beautiful color and detail here, Melissa! Congratulations on your POTD! #8819267

Susan J. Allen 8/13/2010 7:57:01 PM

Lovely lighting! Congrats, Melissa! #8829162

Dianna Murphy 8/15/2010 11:44:32 AM

Congratulations on a great POTD! #8836625

Guy D. Biechele 8/17/2010 5:55:15 AM

Really lovely image, Melissa. Congrats! #8842687

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 8/20/2010 5:46:32 PM

Awesome floral macro Melissa, HUge congrats on POTD! #8851637

Debbie E. Payne 8/21/2010 8:58:49 AM

Beautiful, Melissa. Isn't it amazing what is awaiting for us just by opening up our front or back doors? #8852684

Richard D. Love 8/22/2010 1:31:32 PM

Congratulations, Melissa. Wonderful combination of colors and tone. Well done.

Rick #8855003

Sharon 9/15/2010 5:00:31 PM

Melissa, HUGE congratulations on your outstanding POTD & finalist and all the best in the next round!!! #8903996

Nikki McDonald 9/15/2010 5:03:39 PM

Congratulations on the finalist and POTD and good luck in the next round, Melissa. #8904026

Maria Capilupi 9/15/2010 5:23:31 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful POTD and finalist Melissa ! #8904224

Debbie E. Payne 9/15/2010 6:49:09 PM

Yes, Congrats on both distinctions for this lovely image. Good luck in Round 2! #8904998

Thomas E. Hinds 9/15/2010 7:05:19 PM

Fabulous Finalist, Melissa! Wonderful work! #8905148

Christine R. Lobsinger 9/15/2010 8:30:37 PM

I second that Melissa, FABULOUS SHOT!
Congrats to you and all the best next round!
Chris
Smiling #8905797

Sherran Andersen 9/15/2010 9:18:05 PM

Congrats Melissa. #8906101

Stefania Barbier 9/16/2010 2:22:12 AM

gorgeous, CONGRATULATIONS! #8907388

Jessica Jenney 9/16/2010 7:11:30 AM

Congratulations, Melissa on all your beautiful finalists! #8908547

Margaret R. Barry 9/16/2010 10:20:09 AM

Congratulations on all your beautiful finalists, Melissa! #8909122

Kathy Cline 9/16/2010 3:44:30 PM

Celebrate
Congrats Melissa
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Nancyj Hovey 9/16/2010 3:49:56 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8910082

Jeana Clark 9/16/2010 5:36:07 PM


Outstanding Capture!!!!
Many Congrats for your Finalist!!!!
Best Of Luck In The Next Round!!!

~J~ #8910672

Linda Blair 9/19/2010 7:39:35 AM

Gorgeous...congrats!!! #8917441

Joseph M. Muench 9/19/2010 5:23:53 PM

Beautiful lighting, color, and details!
-Joe #8918420

Guy D. Biechele 9/19/2010 6:19:56 PM

Congrats, Melissa! Beautiful image. #8918519

Allen O. Howard 9/20/2010 11:13:50 AM

"Fabulous" is right! Congratulations again Melissa!!! #8919897

frank w. degenhardt 9/21/2010 7:56:15 AM

Congratulations on the four Finalist for your stunningly beautiful work. Best of luck in the next round my friend. #8921713

Lisa M. Throgmorton 10/17/2010 5:36:23 PM

Just beautiful!! #8978172

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Description

This extreme close-up was taken outside my front door after a light rainfall with my Canon 100mm Macro Lens.

The sun was setting and this group of flowers were in the shade.

Details and Macro

Exif: F Number: 9, Exposure Bias Value: -0.67, ExposureTime: 1/80 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 1000, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Uploaded on 8/2/2010 7:55:15 AM


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