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Very nice!!!!!


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May 25, 2003

 

Murry Grigsby
  I don't remember the exact crop of the other one, Patrick, but I know I liked it and this onr doesn't change my mind a bit. This is a nice image anyway you crop it apparently :0)


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May 26, 2019

 

Patrick Campbell
  Thanks Murray and Carolyn! I'm always the perfectionist.. :-)


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May 26, 2019

 
- Claudia Kuhn

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  This is a beautiful shot. Love the colors, light, and softness!


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May 26, 2019

 

Leanne M.E. Boyd
  This is gorgeous. I never saw the other one, all I know is WOW. I like the back light and the transparancy


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May 26, 2019

 

Kathleen Clemons
  This is yet another beauty, Patrick!


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May 26, 2019

 

Judith G. Secco
  Gorgeous, Patrick.
Judy


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May 26, 2019

 

Gene Spears
  nice one Patrick, that is just beautiful!!


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May 26, 2019

 
mary-ella.com

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  Hey there Patrick!! How've you been?

As others have already said - this is very, very nice. I'm always a sucker for backlighting, especially when it reveals the translucence of leaves and flower petals. The colors in this image are rich and attractive too. A good one all around!


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May 26, 2019

 

Joy Brown
  Outstanding, Patrick!


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May 26, 2019

 

Patrick Campbell
  Thanks everyone for your kind words! Mary-Ella, I am still pursuing my passion as time permits. There's never enough time for it though when you have a 'real' job and a family. I drove by this field of poppies right up against the highway and they were just too beautiful to pass up.


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May 26, 2019

 

Darren K. Fisher
  WOW Patrick this is my favorite color and boy did you capture it well. A winner in my book!!!


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May 26, 2019

 
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  Breathtakingly lovely, Patrick! The colours are wonderful and the backlighting has emphasized the fragility and beauty of the flowers! I love it!


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May 26, 2019

 

Patrick Campbell
  Thank you Darren and Gerda!


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May 26, 2019

 
- Evy Johansen

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  I do not remember the crop of the other image, but I do remember I liked it. Anyway - this is a beautiful picture, Patrick!


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May 26, 2019

 

Patrick Campbell
  Thanks Evy!


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May 26, 2019

 

Barbara K. Breitsameter
  Impressive! The backlite, brilliant flowers really makes this one stand out. Well done.


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May 26, 2019

 

Patrick Campbell
  Thanks Barbara!


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May 26, 2019

 
garyminishphotography.com

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  Absolutely gorgeous macro, Patrick! The backlighting and the shadows it casts are amazing! Exceptional clarity also!


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May 26, 2019

 

Patrick Campbell
  Thanks Gary!


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May 26, 2019

 
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  Congrats!


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May 26, 2019

 

Leanne M.E. Boyd
  Congrats Gary and good luck in the finals.


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May 26, 2019

 
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  Congrats PAtrick - great shot!


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May 26, 2019

 
- Evy Johansen

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  Congratulations, Patrick! Well derserved and good luck with this beautiful shot!


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May 26, 2019

 

Juliane Morris-Lusk
  YES! It's gorgeous! Wonderful work and good luck with the finals!


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May 26, 2019

 
- Robert Mann

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  I am not surprised that this is here! Congrats on all your success with this glorious image, Patrick! Good luck in the finals! RoB


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May 26, 2019

 

Patrick Campbell
  Thanks to all for your kind and generous comments--they are much appreciated!


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May 26, 2019

 

Darren K. Fisher
  See I told ya!!!! CONGRATS!!!!


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May 26, 2019

 

Patrick Campbell
  Thanks Darren!


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May 26, 2019

 

Murry Grigsby
  Congrats, Patrick!


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May 26, 2019

 

Elizabeth A. Zibas
  A huge congrats to you Patrick, this is my favorite image this month. I just love this one. I dream of images like this.


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May 26, 2019

 
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  This is just so beautiful, it HAD to be a finalist, Patrick! Congratulations and good luck with it in the finals! -Gerda


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May 26, 2019

 
mary-ella.com

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  I would be shocked if this had NOT turned up as a finalist! Best of luck (not that you need it!) with this classic and classy image, Patrick.


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May 26, 2019

 

Wolfgang Dolak
  Gorgeous and outstanding!
Congratulations and good luck!!
birdie


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May 26, 2019

 

Franziska Lang
  What an exquisite photo ... congrats on your finals ... I'm sure you'll be amongst the winners, too :)


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May 26, 2019

 

Oksana Oksamit
  What a shot, Patrick...
Gorgeous!
Congrats on your great wins!!!!


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May 26, 2019

 

Damian P. Gadal
  Beautiful work Patrick - Congrats!


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May 26, 2019

 

Joy Brown
  Congratulations, Patrick and good luck with this outstanding image!


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May 26, 2019

 

Patrick Campbell
  A big thanks to Betsy, Gerda, Mary-Ella, birdie, Franziska, Oksana, Damian and Joy! What a kind and generous bunch you are!


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May 26, 2019

 
garyminishphotography.com

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  Very well deserved and very likely to be a winner! Well done and good luck, Patrick!


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May 26, 2019

 

Patrick Campbell
  That's very kind, Gary.


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May 26, 2019

 

Ron Goldman
  Congratulations and good luck with this! It's beautiful!


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May 26, 2019

 

Kathy L. Schneider
  Oh..here is that wonderful poppy image again! One of my all time favorites! Congrats Patrick!


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May 26, 2019

 

Patrick Campbell
  Thank you Ron and Kathy!


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May 26, 2019

 

Joy Brown
  Congratulations, Patrick, on your second place win with this awesome image!


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May 26, 2019

 

Kathleen Clemons
  One of my favorites! Congrats on your win! :)


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May 26, 2019

 

Elizabeth A. Zibas
  Congrats Patrick, I'm so glad this was a winner (although it is first in my book;o)). I love everything about this one.


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May 26, 2019

 
- Mette Vendelboe Allison

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  It IS a BEAUTY. Congratulations - well deserved!


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May 26, 2019

 

Connie I. Chandler
  This is one of my favorites, Patrick. It's simply gorgeous! Congratulations and well deserved win! It's stunning!


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May 26, 2019

 

Leanne M.E. Boyd
  Congratiulations, Patrick.


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May 26, 2019

 

Bernard B. Travers
  Great win, Patrick. You did it.


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May 26, 2019

 

Patrick Campbell
  It's great to get two second place wins in a month, and even better to read all these kind and generous comments. Thank you all!!!


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May 26, 2019

 
mary-ella.com

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  I knew this was a winner the very first time I saw it! Congratulations, Patrick, on winning with this truly remarkable photo.


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May 26, 2019

 

Damian P. Gadal
  Congrats again Patrick!


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May 26, 2019

 

Wolfgang Dolak
  This HAS to be among the winners!
Great job!!
Congratulations!
birdie


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May 26, 2019

 
gerdaspics.com - Gerda Grice

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  I really love this image, Patrick, and I'm delighted to see it among the winners! Congratulations again!


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May 26, 2019

 

Michael McMurrough
  Congrats on the finish Patrick! I really like this shot a lot. The clarity is just breathtaking. (Makes me want to get one of those "big" cameras :)


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May 26, 2019

 

Murry Grigsby
  Congrats, Patrick, on your fine image and win!


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May 26, 2019

 
garyminishphotography.com

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  No surprise at all that this won! Its a gorgeous photo! Congratulations, Patrick!


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May 26, 2019

 

Cathy Barrows
  Stunning...the colors are WOW and the use of light and shadow for translucent petals is brilliant


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May 26, 2019

 

Connie L. Carpenter
  Oh wow, beautiful DOF and colors. Congratulations.


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May 26, 2019

 

Patrick Campbell
  Thanks again everyone, I'm grateful and a bit overwhelmed by all the comments!


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May 26, 2019

 

Gene Spears
  this one is a winner, that's for sure! congratulations!


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May 26, 2019

 
- Robert Mann

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  Not surprised at all that this is in the winners circle, Patrick! Congratulations! RoB


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May 26, 2019

 

Dolores Neilson
  I love this poppie shot, Patrick! LOve the rich saturation and crop. Congrats on a well deserved win!!

BTW, do you think they'll ever "take down" the 1st and 2nd place winners at Print photo?? Hah! We've been winners there a long time, haven't we??


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May 26, 2019

 
- Evy Johansen

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  Many congratulations with this beautiful shot, Patrick!


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May 26, 2019

 

Monika Sapek
  Absolutely wonderful photo! This is one of my favorites. Beautiful backlighting and great colors. Many congratulations on your Second Place win, Patrick!
Monika


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May 26, 2019

 

Patrick Campbell
  Thanks again everyone for your comments!

Dolores, at first I didn't know what you were talking about, then I took a look at the url of the site: http://www.printphoto.com/photo_contest.htm. I sent them an email some time ago but never got a reply. Is the company still in business? It would be nice of them to either disband the contest and take down the photos, or resume it. Not a priority I guess.


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May 26, 2019

 
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  This is beautiful, Patrick. Congrats!


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May 26, 2019

 

Patrick Campbell
  Thanks Carol!


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May 26, 2019

 

Cathy M. Gromball
  Congratulations, Patrick!

Cathy :)


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May 26, 2019

 

Patrick Campbell
  Thanks Cathy!


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May 26, 2019

 

Susana Matos
  So well deserved!!
cheers Su


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August 12, 2003

 

Connie I. Chandler
  Lovely! Congratulations!!


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August 12, 2003

 

Patrick Campbell
  Thank you Su and Connie!


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August 12, 2003

 

Patricia A. Kuniega
  It doesn't get much better than this Patrick! Of course if I were Judge of the Land I'd have made this the Grand Prize Winner! But my power is somewhat limited! ; ) Exquisite work!!


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February 01, 2004

 

Carolina K. Smith
  Wow! This is one of the most beautiful flower shots I've ever seen. I grew up in California, and so came to love poppies. Thanks for taking a wonderful picture...


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April 21, 2004

 

Patrick Campbell
  Thanks so much Patricia and Carolina. Patricia, I am sorry to be slow in responding to your praise.


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April 21, 2004

 

Karolyn R. Moltzan
  Patrick - I saw your winning picture of the fireman and decided to check out you other work. This one definitely caught my attention the most out of all of them. The color is absolutely gorgeous, especially with the lighting. My tiger lilies just opened up and I spent the morning trying to find that "just right" shot - I came up with some good ones, but nothing as stunning as this! Good work! I'm a fan now!


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July 01, 2004

 

Kristy E. Lane
  I was just browsing your gallery when I fell in love with this shot! Terrific!


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January 22, 2005

 

Patrick Campbell
  Thanks Kristy! I entered a print in the "Birds and Blooms" magazine photo contest last year, and it was one of the four finalists. Beginner's luck, because I haven't concentrated on shooting flowers very much.

Thanks also to Karolyn! I'm sorry I missed your previous comment.


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January 22, 2005

 
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