Handle Gently

Uploaded: April 05, 2011 00:46:59

Description

Water drops being carried by dandelion seeds.




Exif: F Number: 0, Exposure Bias Value: -0.67, ExposureTime: 1/100 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 0.00 mm, Model: NIKON D40

Comments

Patti Coblentz April 06, 2011

This is lovely, Usman! Wonderful movement, soft light, and focus, and the water droplets are beautiful. #1367173

Sarah A. Christian April 06, 2011

Outstanding capture, Usman! #9336767

Joy Rector April 06, 2011

great shot #9336929

Marcie A. Fowler April 06, 2011

Good eye to catch this Usman. Very well done. #9337178

Melinda F. Schneider level-classic April 06, 2011

Love this!
Perfect theme entry! #9337415

Richard B. Hallick level-classic April 06, 2011

Great find. Very interesting textures. The drop of water really shines. #9337561

Phyllis A. Houghton level-deluxe October 24, 2012

Looks like a diamond. Beautiful tones, composition and detail! #10382918

Sharon Sawyer November 29, 2012

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Usman. Phylis is right, it looks like a glistening diamond. I didn't know which image to comment on as your gallery is phenomenal!!! I would be here all night picking my favorites, they are all exceptional and all truly worthy of praise. I always enjoy visiting your gallery and admiring your work. Thank you for sharing your images with the world. #10438922

Martha R. Mazon level-classic November 29, 2012

I'm glad to see this beauty again! I almost picked it for the thread but then I went with what I thought the judges would pick. Congrats and good luck in the next round! #10438953

Michele Peterson level-classic November 29, 2012

You should know that I love your macro shots, and I'm quite happy to see this get a finalist! Congratulations!! #10439246

Lisa J. Chorny November 29, 2012

Great shot, Usman! Congrats on your finalist. #10439436

Stefania Barbier level-addict November 30, 2012

gorgeous finalist... congratulations!!! #10439852

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic November 30, 2012

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Usman!!!! #10440076

Fernando E. Hermosilla November 30, 2012

Congratulations to you Usman B, it's an amazing close up/macro, good luck to you!!! #10440697

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe November 30, 2012

Beautiful image & lovely title....Congratulations Usman on Finalist....all the best in the next round! #10440854

Carol Flisak level-addict November 30, 2012

Lovely and delicate! Huge congrats on this beuatiful finalist, Usman! #10441116

Bojan Bencic level-classic November 30, 2012

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Usman. #10441252

Emile Abbott level-deluxe November 30, 2012

Congratulations on this outstanding finalist, Usman. #10441720

Debra R. Harder November 30, 2012

This is so awesome, Usman! Huge congratulations on your BRILLIANT finalist! #10441808

ALLEN O. HOWARD November 30, 2012

I love it Usman! Congratulations! #10441915

Mitch Spence level-classic November 30, 2012

Gentle is the word, Usman--gentle treatment and gentle beauty. Congratulations to you on the finalist. #10442388

Mary Dimitriw level-classic November 30, 2012

Congrats Usman, what a simply stunning winner! #10442913

Katherine Kuhn level-classic November 30, 2012

Gorgeous, Usman! Congratulations on your win! #10442931

Val Feldman level-deluxe November 30, 2012

What an incredibly remarkable capture! So delicate with beautifully subtle color and wonderful detail. Huge congrats on a beautiful Gold Win, Usman! #10442947

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe November 30, 2012

Huge congrats on a fabulous winner, Usman!! #10442949

Sharon Sawyer November 30, 2012

Usman, HUGE congratulations on your outstanding and well deserved Second Place Win!!! #10442977

Michele Peterson level-classic November 30, 2012

Woo-hoo!! Congratulations, Usman!! #10443197

Diane E. Deming level-classic November 30, 2012

Beautifully done, Usman. Congratulations on your winning photo! #10443267

Ann Coates level-classic November 30, 2012

Amazing shot, congratulations on your beautiful Gold Usman. #10443314

Carol Flisak level-addict November 30, 2012

So happy to see this fabulous image with a gold winner, Usman! Congratulations! #10443394

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic November 30, 2012

Gorgeous, Usman. Huge congrats. #10443399

Phyllis H. Burchett November 30, 2012

Congrats Usman on this amazing winner! #10443414

Peggy Pfister level-classic November 30, 2012

What an amazing photo! Hearty congrats on this terrific winner, Usman! #10443465

Colette M. Metcalf November 30, 2012

A BIG congrats to you on your WIN!!! #10443534

Monnie Ryan November 30, 2012

Congratulations on your win, Usman! #10443641

Renee Doyle level-classic November 30, 2012

Congratulations on this wonderful capture and winner Usman! #10443739

Martha R. Mazon level-classic November 30, 2012

Congratulations, Usman!! #10443821

Linda S. Smith level-classic November 30, 2012

Sooo beautiful Usman! Congrats on this well deserved win! #10443823

Rona L. Schwarz November 30, 2012

Very cool and creative, Usman! And beautifully presented. HUGE CONGRATULATIONS ON THE GOLD WINNER! #10443878

Stefania Barbier level-addict November 30, 2012

Congratulations on your gorgeous winner! #10443936

Nadia Paul November 30, 2012

Congrats on your wonderful winner Usman! #10443966

Robert K. Bemus level-classic November 30, 2012

Congrats on a beautiful Win, Usman!! #10444055

Bojan Bencic level-classic December 01, 2012

Congratulations on your win, Usman. #10444302

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic December 01, 2012

HUGE congratulations on your Winner,Usman!!! #10444354

Patti Coblentz December 01, 2012

Yippee, UB...so pleased to see this beautiful image a winner! Big congratulations! #10444402

Gayle Johnson December 01, 2012

Way to go Usman! Great shot and perfect title. Congratulations on your gold.
#10444469

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe December 01, 2012

A big congrats on this beautiful winner, Usman! #10444504

Terry Cervi level-classic December 01, 2012

Congrats on your beautiful win, Usman! #10444530

Debra R. Harder December 01, 2012

This is so brilliant, Usman! Huge congratulations on your OUTSTANDING GOLD WINNER!! #10444768

Katarina Mansson December 01, 2012

Such a delicate find and capture. Fantastic macro - congratulations on your beautiful winner Usman! #10444844

David Phalen December 01, 2012

BIG Congrats on an amazing Winner!! #10444884

Emile Abbott level-deluxe December 01, 2012

Congratulations Usman on your gold winner. #10444999

Daniella Puente December 01, 2012

Congrats Usman!!! #10445035

Andre Larose December 01, 2012

Beautiful work Usman! Well deserved!
Congratulations! #10445609

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict December 01, 2012

Congratulations on your win, Usman, for this unique and very beautiful image!

Debby #10445938

Lyn Darlington December 02, 2012

Amazing capture! Huge congrats on the gold win!!! #10446065

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe December 02, 2012

I'm so very delighted this image took Gold....Congratulations Usman on this simply stunning photo! #10446293

ALLEN O. HOWARD December 02, 2012

WINNER!!! Congratulations Usman! #10447798

Merna L. Nobile December 02, 2012


To my photo friend:
Look back with pride,
Look forward with excitement,
Enjoy the success of the day.
CONGRATULATIONS! Merna
#10447846

Cindy Bendush level-classic December 03, 2012

Beautiful - congratulations on your gold! #10449573

Sara B Coffey level-classic December 04, 2012

Congratulations on your October win with a wonderful image. I love the gem-like quality of the waterdrop!
Sara #10450089

Fernando E. Hermosilla December 04, 2012

Congratulations Usman =) #10450181

Chris Budny level-deluxe December 04, 2012

Congratulations, Usman; this is terrific! #10450303

JO ANN CLEVELAND December 04, 2012

Wowza Usaman! Congratulations on this awesome 2nd Place Gold winner!

jo ann c. #10450819

Janice Mezzacappa December 18, 2012

Stunning capture of this gorgeous winner Usman...Huge Congrats my friend! #10469113

Lydia Williams level-deluxe December 22, 2012

Outstnading Usman! Well done., congratulations on your golden win! #10475152

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