White Star

Julie Abston 8/31/2005 6:26:10 AM

Beautiful!! Excellent lighting, detail and composition. #303350

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 8/31/2005 6:32:38 AM

Wonderful image Wendy!!!
Beautiful composition!!! #1788588

Dr Silly 8/31/2005 6:41:19 AM

See you recovered from the Rolloing Stones. This is so Beautiful.

Dr Silly :o )

Joyce ONeil 8/31/2005 6:46:22 AM

Great detail! #1788642

Wendy Stevenson 8/31/2005 7:47:27 AM

Thanks so much Julie, Adilson, Doc and Joyce for all your kind comments:-) I shot this at the Conservatory in Golden Gate Park. There was a very large area that had hundreds of different kinds of dahlias and this is just one of them - so there's more to come:-) I never knew there were so many!! #1788925

Kelly Barclay 8/31/2005 7:51:51 AM

This is stunning! #1788940

Sandy Landon 8/31/2005 8:01:26 AM

Beautiuful!! Wonderful lighting! #1788983

Kirsi Bertolini 8/31/2005 8:25:23 AM

That light really sparks this one Wendy! Great contrast too. #1789113

Don Johnson 8/31/2005 9:17:39 AM

Very sharp and clear. I like the crispness of this image very much. #1789321

Judy A. Lawhon 8/31/2005 9:29:53 AM

I add my accolades to this lovely photo....just spectacular, Wendy!! #1789404

Wendy Stevenson 8/31/2005 9:33:43 AM

Thank you so much Kelly, Sandy, Kirsi, Don and Judy:-) I so appreciate the generous comments:-)

The lighting is all natural as I took this shot outside where all the Dahlias were:-) #1789426

Roxanne M. Bubar 8/31/2005 9:39:21 AM

Magnificent image, color and Macro. #1789459

Leanne M.E. Boyd 8/31/2005 11:06:50 AM

I love the detail, colour and clarity, Wendy! Excellent shot! #1789782

Jenny Bosmans 8/31/2005 12:59:51 PM

Stunning image and wonderful color and detail, Wendy!! Perfect! #1790140

SaMi Martin 8/31/2005 1:06:02 PM

Great composition on this Wendy and a big Congrats on POTD with it at shutterbug! #1790161

Wendy Stevenson 8/31/2005 4:18:33 PM

Roxanne, Leanne, Jenny and SaMi, your generous comments are a constant encouragement:-) I humbly thank you! #1790718

Judy S. Fung 8/31/2005 4:21:55 PM

Wonderful lighting and beautiful image, Wendy!! #1790728

William C. Raco 8/31/2005 5:33:19 PM

This is just radiantly beautiful, Wendy!
Wonderful light, detail and composiiton
Very well done

bill #1790896

Wendy Stevenson 9/1/2005 5:51:53 AM

Thanks Judy and Bill:-) #1792251

Terry L. Ellis 9/8/2005 9:42:30 AM

I like what Bill said, "Radiantly Beautiful!" Perfect description and I might add, stunning, Wendy! #1814323

Wendy Stevenson 9/8/2005 10:05:32 AM

Thank you so much Terry:-) #1814374

Keith L. Clayton 9/11/2005 4:18:45 PM

Very beautiful image! #1825377

Wendy Stevenson 9/11/2005 4:20:33 PM

Thanks Keith:-) #1825380

S P Mukherji 9/13/2005 12:13:57 PM

Absolutely stunning macro Wendy! POTD at shutterbugs.biz is the proof. #1832902

Wendy Stevenson 9/13/2005 3:28:24 PM

Thank you SP:-) #1833595

Terrill Province 9/14/2005 9:45:50 AM

Remarkable color, comp, detail, light ~ OUTSTANDING IMAGE!!! I love this! #1836603

Wendy Stevenson 9/14/2005 11:52:32 AM

Thank you so much Terrll! #1837131

Eleanor Caputo 9/23/2005 10:03:40 PM

I love this image Wendy. It is like a shooting star. Great composition and exposure. Congrats on being a finalist and good luck to you too in the next round!!!1 #1872705

Lori Carlson 9/23/2005 10:33:15 PM

Whose the star now!?! :0) Love THIS and the title Wendy~CONGRATULATIONS! :0) #1872888

Evy Johansen 9/23/2005 10:55:34 PM

Many congratulations on your well deserved finalist, Wendy! Very beautiful! #1873018

Jenny Bosmans 9/24/2005 2:44:02 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Wendy!! Gorgeous!! #1873668

Joline Frazier 9/24/2005 3:11:46 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist photo. It is so well done. #1873744

Tom Andersen 9/24/2005 3:38:10 AM

Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist, Wendy! #1873852

Leanne M.E. Boyd 9/24/2005 4:15:50 AM

Congratulations, Wendy! #1874124

Linda D. Lester 9/24/2005 5:20:50 AM

Congratulations and good luck in the next round! #1874639

Elisabeth A. Gay 9/24/2005 7:14:20 AM

This one is really starring Wendy!!
Ann #1875549

Jolynne Woodcock 9/24/2005 7:28:41 AM

Congrats Wendy, this is beautiful! #1875643

Sandy Landon 9/24/2005 8:13:48 AM

Congratulations!!!!! #1875923

Roger D. Meador 9/24/2005 8:47:51 AM

Great lighting, in fact, an imposing image. #1876148

Terrill Province 9/24/2005 9:35:28 AM

Ahhh, well deserved...


Dr Silly 9/24/2005 10:12:56 AM


Dr Silly

Terry L. Ellis 9/24/2005 10:17:16 AM

Big congratulations, Wendy, on this striking finalist! #1876662

Deb Holmes-Hatfield 9/24/2005 10:44:56 AM

Stunning image, Wendy, Congratulations on this well deserved finalist! #1876966

Wendy Stevenson 9/24/2005 11:47:27 AM

Thanks to each and every one of you for stopping by and leaving such kind comments. I truly appreciate it! #1877474

Michael Robichaud 9/24/2005 1:00:13 PM

Wendy, beautiful capture. The detail and colors are perfect. Congrats on your finalist picture! #1877880

Wendy Stevenson 9/24/2005 1:13:52 PM

Thanks Mike - I really appreciate the kind comment:-) #1877954

Norman P. Banks 9/24/2005 1:29:57 PM

Congrats, Wendy!

Norm ,:-) #1878025

Debra Booth 9/24/2005 3:44:20 PM

Congratulations, Wendy! This is really gorgeous! Congrats on the rest of your finalists this month, too!! #1878732

MARLON IGNACIO 9/24/2005 3:45:58 PM

This has such great clarity and the comp is perfect. Congratulations on your finalist, Wendy! #1878738

Wendy Stevenson 9/24/2005 3:55:14 PM

Thank you so much Norm, Debra and Marlon. I so appreciate your comments!! #1878775

Shelly A. Van Camp 9/24/2005 4:58:34 PM

Congrats Wendy on all your finalists!! #1879017

Noel Baebler 9/24/2005 5:50:36 PM

Huzzah, Wendy!!! #1879238

Jennifer Rennison 9/24/2005 7:51:07 PM

Beautiful lighting and soft color! Congratulations on your finalist, Wendy! #1879667

Wendy Stevenson 9/25/2005 6:20:29 AM

Thanks so much to Shelly, Noel and Jennifer for all your kind words:-) #1880995

Judy S. Fung 9/25/2005 10:24:12 AM

Congrats, Wendy! #1881898

Robert Mann 9/25/2005 5:31:15 PM

Super exposure and patterns, Wendy! Many congrats on your finalist selection and good luck! #1883409

Wendy Stevenson 9/25/2005 5:56:21 PM

Thanks so much Judy and Rob:-) I truly appreciate the kind words! #1883485

Jane Summa 9/25/2005 9:44:44 PM

This sure is beautiful, Wendy! Congratulations! #1884235

Wendy Stevenson 9/26/2005 3:23:50 AM

Thank you Jane:-) #1884826

Monika Sapek 9/26/2005 7:49:58 AM

The detail and composition are great! Many congratulations on your finalist, Wendy!

Wendy Stevenson 9/26/2005 8:15:37 AM

Thank you so much Monika! A wonderful comment from someone who's work I admire! #1886190

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 9/26/2005 9:25:43 AM

Congratulations Wendy!!! #1886416

Wendy Stevenson 9/26/2005 9:39:54 AM

Thank you so much Adilson:-) I appreciate the kind words! #1886449

Dan Holm 9/26/2005 10:22:16 PM

WOW!!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your WIN with this magnificent shot, Wendy!!!! #1888915

Stan Kwasniowski 9/26/2005 10:31:47 PM


Kerby Pfrangle 9/26/2005 10:45:52 PM

Wendy congratulations on your second place win. Job well done. Kerby #1889060

Jill Flynn 9/26/2005 10:47:41 PM

Way to go Wendy! Congratulations on your Second Place Win!!!! This is gorgeous! #1889073

Tom Andersen 9/27/2005 3:22:04 AM

Congratulations on your win, Wendy! Very, very lovely image! #1889660

Colette M. Metcalf 9/27/2005 3:58:09 AM

Congratulations to you Wendy!!!! #1889887

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 9/27/2005 4:01:55 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful winn Wendy!!! #1889920

Esra Belgin 9/27/2005 5:49:17 AM

Congratulations on your win, Wendy.
This is a wonderful composition. #1890458

Claudia Kuhn 9/27/2005 5:55:15 AM

So beautiful Wendy, congrats on your win! #1890481

Laura Clay-Ballard 9/27/2005 6:26:18 AM

wtg!!!!!!!!!!!!!! congrats! #1890673

Steve Mescha 9/27/2005 6:32:12 AM

Nice going, Wendy! Congradulations!!! #1890715

Deborah Sandidge 9/27/2005 6:52:45 AM

Beautifully detailed winning image, Wendy, congratulations to you!! #1890843

Marie Fields 9/27/2005 7:02:34 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on your win, Wendy!!!! #1890895

Joyce ONeil 9/27/2005 7:05:58 AM

Congrats! #1890925

Kay Beausoleil 9/27/2005 7:13:06 AM

Simply lovely -- congratulations on your win, Wendy! #1890975

Robert Mann 9/27/2005 7:24:11 AM

Big congrats on your win, Wendy!! #1891026

Amanda Price 9/27/2005 8:08:01 AM

Wow. What a shot! Congratulations on your win! #1891180

Dr Silly 9/27/2005 8:43:17 AM

Way to go teach. Congratulations Wendy.
Dr Silly :0) #1891336

KHAWLA Haddad 9/27/2005 9:17:56 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful Second place winner!!!!!! #1891547

Terry L. Ellis 9/27/2005 10:00:53 AM

Wendy, congratulations on this superb second place win! #1891770

Susan T. Evans 9/27/2005 10:21:40 AM

Congrats Wendy on this wonderful second place winner! #1891884

Jennifer Rennison 9/27/2005 10:57:49 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful Second Place win, Wendy! #1891998

Peter Falvo 9/27/2005 11:10:44 AM

Wendy, Congratulations this is a great picture love the vivid colors and detail of the flower.


Stanley J. Contrades 9/27/2005 12:14:34 PM

CONGRATULATIONS, Wendy, on your 2nd Place win with this very elegant image!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1892235

Jenny Bosmans 9/27/2005 1:01:49 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful win, Wendy!! #1892431

Ermanno Radice 9/27/2005 1:02:15 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful Second place winner, Wendy!!!!!!!! #1892433

William C. Raco 9/27/2005 1:13:19 PM

Very striking and well done, Wendy

bill #1892516

Katrina McMeans 9/27/2005 2:02:57 PM

Congrats, Wendy!!! This is so awesome!!!
~K #1892743

Joline Frazier 9/27/2005 2:53:01 PM

Congratulations Wendy. This is such a deserving win. #1892856

Judy S. Fung 9/27/2005 3:03:54 PM

Congrats on your win, Wendy! #1892893

Debra Booth 9/27/2005 4:33:34 PM

Congratulations to you, Wendy!! #1893089

SaMi Martin 9/27/2005 5:46:54 PM

Wendy Congratulations on this outstanding image. Everything about it is just perfect! #1893272

Priscilla M. Cutler 9/27/2005 6:27:12 PM

This is beauty at its purest!! Not easy to capture white so elegantly. Congrats!!! #1893396

Anne D. Eigen 9/27/2005 7:43:48 PM

Gorgeous white tones and detail, Wendy! Congratulations on this superb winner! #1893572

Jane Summa 9/27/2005 7:45:36 PM

2nd PLACE!! Way to go, Wendy! Congratulations! #1893577

Monika Sapek 9/27/2005 9:47:50 PM

I am happy to see this photo again! My heartfelt congratulations on your Second Place Win, Wendy!

Wendy Stevenson 9/28/2005 6:16:44 AM

I thank you all so very very much for such wonderfully kind and generous comments. It's always a thrill to win on BP but it's all the comments from such kind people as yourself that make it so special. #1894701

Deb Holmes-Hatfield 9/28/2005 8:31:55 AM

Congratulations on this awesome winner Wendy! #1895269

Goshka G. 9/28/2005 11:40:44 AM

Many congrats on this lovely win!!! #1895862

Terry R. Hatfield 9/28/2005 4:24:16 PM

This Looks Great Wendy!!Congratulations On Your Winning Image:-) #1896712

Wendy Stevenson 9/28/2005 4:35:21 PM

Thank you so much Deb, Goshka and Terry!! #1896732

Kristi A. Howson 9/28/2005 6:57:17 PM

Congratulations Wendy on this winner...fantastic lighting! #1897113

Wendy Stevenson 9/28/2005 7:13:59 PM

Thanks so much Kristi:-) #1897170

Sharon Day 9/30/2005 12:24:38 PM

A BIG Congratulations on this gorgeous winner, Wendy!!! WTG!!! #1903356

Wendy Stevenson 9/30/2005 12:57:54 PM

Thanks Sharon:-) #1903501

Jim Kinnunen 10/1/2005 8:57:48 AM

Congratulations on this fantastic winning image, Wendy!!! #1905947

Wendy Stevenson 10/1/2005 9:04:39 AM

Thank you so much Jim:-) #1905961

Sherrye Nozaki 10/4/2005 2:09:45 AM

Stunning photo Wendy ~ Congratulations!

Would you mind telling me what lens you were using?

Sherrye #1914656

Wendy Stevenson 10/4/2005 6:14:42 AM

Thank you so much Sherrye. Here's the specs for this shot: 100mm lense used, f/14, ISO 100, 1/160 sec:-) #1915568

Robert L. Andersen 10/12/2005 8:38:13 AM

Wendy, this is awesome ! Congratulations on your win !! #1944126

Wendy Stevenson 10/12/2005 8:57:49 AM

Thank you so much Robert. I appreciate the kind words"-) #1944204

Ian Cheung 12/7/2005 11:21:58 AM

Wow! Simply stunning! :) #2162348

Wendy Stevenson 12/7/2005 11:50:18 AM

Thank you Ian:-) #2162402

Bill Wyatt 9/20/2006 9:09:03 AM

Wow how beautiful Wendy, the lighting and details are fantastic! Congratulations on your winner!!!
I cannot think of anyone more deserving. #3335387

Wendy Stevenson 9/20/2006 12:49:14 PM

Thanks so much Bill - you're a sweetie:-) #3336057

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