Blooms

Susana Ms Heide August 31, 2005

This is absolutely gorgeous!!!! The green and purple combination of colors is so fresh and beautiful! Effects are skillfully applied! We'd better see this one again!! #303695

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe August 31, 2005

Wow, Deborah...very well done image...I love it!!!!! #1791298

Ronald Balthazor level-addict August 31, 2005

Fine art, Deborah. Lovely work. #1791317

Robyn Mackenzie August 31, 2005

Fantastic work, Deborah. Lovely image. #1791383

Deborah Sandidge September 01, 2005

Thank you Susana, Jim, Ronald and Robyn - I appreciate your comments! #1792358

Judy S. Fung September 01, 2005

Lovely image, Deborah! #1794028

Jenny Bosmans September 01, 2005

Gorgeous color combination, Deborah!! BEAUTIFUL job!! #1794029

Dan Holm level-classic September 01, 2005

Wowow!!! ... Looks like a masterpiece and a WINNER, Deborah!! Absolutely GORGEOUS! #1794392

Deborah Sandidge September 01, 2005

Thanks so much, Judy, Jenny and Dan for your very thoughtful comments! #1794648

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic September 02, 2005

Very pretty! Love the colors and effects :) #1797440

Goshka G. September 03, 2005

Gorgeous work!!! #1799064

Deborah Sandidge September 03, 2005

Thank you Shelly and Goshka! #1799802

Terry L. Ellis level-classic September 03, 2005

Resourceful? I call it, genius! This is superb, Deb! Colors are simply amazing! #1799908

Deborah Sandidge September 03, 2005

Thank you, Terry! #1799924

Linda D. Lester level-classic September 04, 2005

AWESOME....love it Deb....WOW! #1801615

Deborah Sandidge September 05, 2005

Thanks so much, Linda! #1804908

Kirsi Bertolini September 05, 2005

Stunning image, It is just so so good! Very well done Deborah! #1804910

Wendy Stevenson September 05, 2005

This is beautifully done Deborah! What a fabulous image - really gorgeous! I love those colours! #1804930

Deborah Sandidge September 05, 2005

Thank you very much, Kirsi and Wendy! #1805225

Jessica Hughes September 08, 2005

This is beautiful, Deborah! #1816200

Tim Goodspeed September 23, 2005

WOW Deb, this is amazing. Congratulations. Looks like a winner to me. #1873205

Stanley J. Contrades September 23, 2005

CONGRATULATIONS on this beauty being chosen as a Finalist, Deborah!! Beautifully done!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1873266

Jenny Bosmans September 24, 2005

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Deborah!! #1873661

Leanne M.E. Boyd September 24, 2005

This is amazing, Deborah! Congratulations on your finalist! #1874255

Karen Bacon September 24, 2005

Your resourcefullness payed off!A big congratulations on this beautiful image! #1875216

Cathy Barrows September 24, 2005

congrats!...gorgeous work #1875278

Elisabeth A. Gay September 24, 2005

Wow, great work - Congratulations Deborah!
Ann #1875488

Terry L. Ellis level-classic September 24, 2005

Congratulations, Deborah! Outstanding image and deserving finalist! It is a favorite of mine! #1875489

Sandy Landon September 24, 2005

This is gorgeous!!! Congrats #1875848

Sue L. Cullumber September 24, 2005

Deborah, This is fantastic. The colors are terrific! Congrats on being a finalist. #1876407

Brian Lobdell level-classic September 24, 2005

Truly deserving finalist Deborah! Superb work here. A beautiful marriage of color, subject and technique. Congratulations! #1876504

Stephen Zacker September 24, 2005

Awesome effects and Beautiful image. Congratulations #1876628

Susie Peek-Swint September 24, 2005

Beautiful finalist Deborah ~
excellent! #1876777

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe September 24, 2005

I love this one! Congratulations, Deborah!!! #1876824

Deb Holmes-Hatfield September 24, 2005

Congratulations on this well deserved finalist, Deborah! Such lovely colors! #1876950

Cindy Cone September 24, 2005

Great work, Deb! Congrats on this one and all of your well-deserved finalists! #1877115

Wendy Stevenson September 24, 2005

Congratulations on all your beautiful finalists Deb!! Best of luck to you in the next round!! I really like this image!! #1877322

Lorri Shane September 24, 2005

A verey nice artistic piece! #1877336

Karen Engelbreth September 24, 2005

Congratulations Deborah! #1877387

Anita Hogue September 24, 2005

Beautiful finalist, Deborah! Congratulations! I've loved all your flower images! #1877448

Deborah Sandidge September 24, 2005

Thank you very much for your thoughtful words and good wishes, very much appreciated!!! #1877503

Terry R. Hatfield September 24, 2005

This Is Awesome Work Deb I Love Those Colors!Congratulations To You:-) #1877863

Linda D. Lester level-classic September 24, 2005

No surprise to me...Congratulations!!!! #1878177

Laura Clay-Ballard September 24, 2005

yep.linda said it all ..no surprise...awesome...congrats #1878293

Susana Ms Heide September 24, 2005

This is one of the best flower photos I've seen on BP!!! The texture of the dahlia is subtle yet so beautiful! I fully expect to see a gold badge on this very soon! CONGRATS!! #1878456

Debra Booth September 24, 2005

Fantastic and beautiful, Deb!! Congrats on all your wonderful finalists for August and best of luck in the next round!! #1878868

Donna L. Cuic September 24, 2005

Very nice work Deb....Big congrats to you and good luck in the next round...I sure understand being resourceful in this heat...another month or so it will get nice down here...maybe we can hook up this winter and do some bird pics like we talked about...Again, congrats, this is just gorgeous.
~Donna #1879074

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict September 24, 2005

Congrats on another stunning and outstanding finalist, Deb!
-Debby #1879173

Anita Taylor September 24, 2005

Lovely image, Deb! Love the colors and your creativeness and congrats on finalist!! #1879263

Deborah Sandidge September 24, 2005

Thanks so much for your generous comments on this image!!
Hi Donna - it won't be long before Merritt Island NWR is a happening place!! Let's plan something for fall/winter! #1879464

Jennifer Rennison September 24, 2005

Gorgeous image, Deborah! Love the repeating element, light and excellent use of blurry greenery! Congratulations on your finalist! #1879658

Danilo Piccioni level-classic September 24, 2005

congratulations! #1879662

Susan L. Vasquez September 24, 2005

Congrats Donna! I really love what you've done here...very beautiful! #1879752

Anna Diederich September 25, 2005

Awesome photo! Good Luck in the final round!!

Anna #1881057

Deborah Sandidge September 25, 2005

Thanks so much, your warm congrats are much appreciated - and best of luck to you too!! #1882457

Cora Miller level-addict September 25, 2005

Your resourcefulness really paid off here, Deb. Supurb work! Wonderfully creative! Congratulations once more!!! #1883077

Deborah Sandidge September 25, 2005

Hi Cora, thank you so much flower buddy! #1884154

Claudette Foote September 26, 2005

Congrats on this wonderful finalist Love it!! #1885890

Monika Sapek level-classic September 26, 2005

Nicely edited image, Deborah! The combination of colors is so eye-catching! Many congratulations and good luck in the next round!
Monika
#1886063

Deborah Sandidge September 26, 2005

Thank you, Claudette and Monika! #1886236

Lori Carlson September 26, 2005

This is so cool Deborah! Congrats! :0) #1888556

Stanley J. Contrades September 27, 2005

CONGRATULATIONS, Deborah, on this being selected as the POTD!!! Bravo!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1889326

Charlene Bayerle September 27, 2005

Congratulations Debby!!!!!! You are having a great week!!!!!! #1889344

Leanne M.E. Boyd September 27, 2005

Congratulations Deborah, on your POTD! #1889365

Leslie Rosier September 27, 2005

Bravo Deborah!!! The composition, the color, the imagination -- all supurb!

Thanks for sharing!! #1889401

Dan Holm level-classic September 27, 2005

Congratulations, Deborah!! A GORGEOUS POTD!! #1889408

Susie Peek-Swint September 27, 2005

Congrats Deborah ~ lovely POTD! #1889446

Karen Engelbreth September 27, 2005

Congratulations on your POTD, Deborah! #1889451

Judy S. Fung September 27, 2005

Congrats on your POTD, Deborah! #1889508

Darren K. Fisher level-classic September 27, 2005

Congrats on your finalist and POD, very beautiful image. #1889511

September 27, 2005

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist and POTD Deborah! #1889517

Kathleen Clemons September 27, 2005

Gorgeous, Deborah. Congrats! #1889629

Joy Rector September 27, 2005

congrats on the POTD #1889646

Vicki Hunt September 27, 2005

Congrats on this lovely photo of the day!!! #1889677

Sharon Day level-classic September 27, 2005

Big congrats on finalist and POTD, Deborah!!! Gorgeous image! #1889707

Donna W. Neal September 27, 2005

Congratulations on this finalist and POTD Deborah. VERY NICE WORK! #1889760

Robyn Gwilt September 27, 2005

This is so stunning, and you're so innovative in the digital darkroom!! The colours are vibrant and a 'knockout' !Congrats on your POTD #1889781

William C. Raco level-classic September 27, 2005

Congratulations, Deborah
This is beautiful!

bill #1889881

Virginia L. Allison September 27, 2005

Deborah, wow...this is just beautiful. Congrats on your POTD, well deserved! #1889895

Wendy Stevenson September 27, 2005

Deborah, this is just beautiful! I so love that colour combination!! Congrats on your POTD!!! #1889912

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict September 27, 2005

Glad to see this chosen as a POTD, Deb, congrats to you!
-Debby #1889950

Leonard Pierce September 27, 2005

Congratulations on this very beautiful finalist and POTD Deborah!!! Great job! #1890018

Guy D. Biechele level-classic September 27, 2005

Beautiful effects, Deborah!! Congratulations on your finalist and POTD. #1890057

Susan E. Patrick Harris September 27, 2005

Fabulous! Congratulations!
#1890083

ADILSON F. FERREIRA September 27, 2005

Congratulations on your POTD Deborah!!! #1890180

Terri L. Scribner September 27, 2005

Fantastic job on this! Congrats on your finalist! Beautiful!!! #1890248

Lisa Clark September 27, 2005

Gorgeous Congratulations on POTD #1890348

Cindy Cone September 27, 2005

Congrats on your POTD, Deb! #1890363

Debra Booth September 27, 2005

Congrats on your POTD, Deb!! #1890366

Laura Clay-Ballard September 27, 2005

congrats on potd! #1890386

Claudette Foote September 27, 2005


I agree,
Gorgeous Congratulations on POTD!
WTG!! #1890396

Jenny Bosmans September 27, 2005

CONGRATULATIONS on this beautiful POTD, Deborah!! #1890514

Kay Beausoleil level-deluxe September 27, 2005

Lovely colours -- congratulations on your finalist and your POTD, Deborah! #1890576

Luhut Napitupulu September 27, 2005

I like the colours, so pretty, Deborah! Great work!
Congratulations on Finalist and POTD! #1890636

Casey A. Hanson September 27, 2005

This is beautiful, Deborah...as is all your work! Congrats on your well deserved finalist and POTD! :0) #1890675

Chris Macer September 27, 2005

Congrats on the finalist and POTD! #1890803

Laurence Saliba level-classic September 27, 2005

WTG Deborah!!!! Finalist and POTD!!!!! Awesome!!! #1890867

Deborah Sandidge September 27, 2005

Thank you so much for your generous and thoughtful comments this morning, what a nice surprise!!! #1890896

Susan T. Parady September 27, 2005

Beautiful! Congratulations on this finalist and POTD!! #1891156

Terrill Province September 27, 2005

Hey, you're a double treat this morning! Love this image ~ congrats all the way around ~ here's to YOU!!! #1891198

Terrill Province September 27, 2005

Hey, you're a double treat this morning! Love this image ~ congrats all the way around ~ here's to YOU!!! #1891200

Karen Kulin September 27, 2005

Beautiful & creative. This is truly amazing! #1891323

Susan L. Vasquez September 27, 2005

Congrats on the POTD ! #1891452

Terry R. Hatfield September 27, 2005

Very Pretty Deb!Congratulations On Your POTD:-) #1891629

Carol Dibble September 27, 2005

Hi Deb!
Congratulations on the POTD. This is beautiful. You are getting some great shots! #1891752

September 27, 2005

JUST BEAUTIFUL! CONGRATS!!!! #1891916

Theresa M. VanderStaay September 27, 2005

JUST BEAUTIFUL. CONGRAT'S! #1892076

September 27, 2005

I do believe everyone has said it well!
NICE WORK! Deborah #1892113

Mary Clarke September 27, 2005

Congratulations on POTD - lovely image Deborah. #1892136

Bill Wyatt September 27, 2005

Excellent job , congrats! #1892298

Keith L. Clayton September 27, 2005

Deborah,

Gorgeous, gorgeous image - Well done! #1892970

Kathleen R. Struckle September 27, 2005

Just stunning!! Congrats on POTD!! #1893108

Tony Gutowski September 27, 2005

Congadulation on POTD!! Beautiful image
and nice overlay effect, Deborah-T.G #1893369

Deborah Sandidge September 27, 2005

Thanks so much for your comments on this image, very much appreciated! And thanks to BP for choosing it to be POTD! :o) #1893570

Ed Heaton September 28, 2005

Good morning Deborah,
Great job and Congrats on POTD! #1894022

Joyce Brant September 28, 2005

Hi Deborah,
This is indeed a stunning photo. As Tony would say an excellent POW!!!!! I am glad to be back on line again since I was off for half the course. Deborah, your work is gorgeous. You are "doing yourself proud!" #1894708

September 28, 2005

Hi Deborah....congrats for this amazing
ly artistic photo...the colors and ...
composition..are beautiful....I have just joined this wonderful group,and I
am on my way to upload very colorful
landscapes of lakes in San Diego,CA. I am Italian,but living and working,now in Peru,South America...hope you all like them...Hey...have you tried to see
how georgeous it would look as well in
film...friendly...Luigi Val... #1896274

Joyce Brant September 28, 2005

Hi Deborah,
Me again. I ment to ask you what kind of paper you used to print the out of focus green background.
Joyce #1896376

Deborah Sandidge September 28, 2005

Thank you Ed, Joyce and Luigi! I'll look for your photos, Luigi! Film is great, I like to print my own photos though! :o)
Hi Joyce, this was Jim Zuckerman's idea from another class if I remember correctly! I used an 11x17 print on Ilford Pearl paper. I taped it behind my subject, very low tech, LOL! ~ Deb #1896563

Anita Taylor September 28, 2005

Congratulations, again, Deb! This time on POTD! I am hoping to get out to Merritt Island sometime this coming week. Can't wait to see more of your fantastic photos :) #1897208

Deborah Sandidge September 28, 2005

Hi Anita, thank you! It's slowly getting more active out there and they put down fresh gravel and tada... new signs! #1897392

Mary N C. Taitt September 29, 2005

Creative and Beautiful! Congratulations Deb! Mary :-) #1899505

Carol Brill September 29, 2005

Absolutely breathtaking, Deborah, so beautifully designed and artistically executed! Congratulations on your POTD! #1899984

Deborah Sandidge September 29, 2005

Thank you Mary and Carol! #1900611

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe September 30, 2005

Congratulations on your potd win. Lovely! #1903423

Fax Sinclair level-deluxe October 13, 2005

Gorgeous and wonderful!
I read a definition of art once.
"Art is anything someone creates that inspires others to create."
This makes me want to go play in Photoshop! #1948187

Deborah Sandidge October 13, 2005

That's a wonderful definition of art, Fax and thank you so much for your nice comments! (I agree, I have a book that inspires me everytime I open it up!) Have fun in PS! #1948231

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Description

Water lily bloom images, layered with a dahlia in infrared, (taken with a Hoya R72 filter) - combined in Photoshop for texture and interest. Taken indoors, window light. (Background was 11x17 print of out of focus greenery.) I had to be resourceful in the 95+ Florida heat! :o)

Uploaded on August 31, 2005

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