Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe September 15, 2011

Details and colors, just gorgeous! #1408441

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic September 15, 2011

Love all the illuminated line profiles of the petals. Beautiful work, Monika!

UB. #9672136

Carol Eade level-addict September 15, 2011

Beautiful floral, Monika, love the swirl of the petals. #9672802

David M. Montero September 15, 2011

What an awesome shot Monika! Great clarity and light. Looks like a winner to me. #9672888

Monika Sapek level-classic September 17, 2011

Thank you very much for your great comments on this photo, Donna, Usman, Carol and Dave! #9676895

November 16, 2011

WOW! #9809775

Renee Doyle level-classic November 16, 2011

I agree WOW!!! Congrats again Monika! #9811073

JO ANN CLEVELAND November 17, 2011

Absolutely gorgeous, such beautiful color and clairty Monika!

Congratulations on your awesome finalist!

jo ann c. #9813400

JO ANN CLEVELAND November 17, 2011

And now...

Big Congratulations on this awesome Gold 2nd Place Winner Monika ... fantastic!!!

jo ann c. #9815264

Renee Doyle level-classic November 18, 2011

Definitely a wow :-)
Congratulations on this wonderful winner Monika!! #9815707

Chris Budny level-deluxe November 18, 2011

Brilliant work, Monika; congratulations! #9816142

David M. Montero November 18, 2011

In my book, an overall favorite and a deserving winner! Congratulations on scoring gold Monika! #9817389

Joannie Bertucci level-classic November 18, 2011

Stunning work Monika, you could have entered this in Elements of Design also! :-) Congrats on your gorgeous gold badge! #9817982

Katherine Kuhn level-classic November 19, 2011

Spectacular image, Monika! Wonderful color, detail and composition! Congratulations on your winner! #9818768

Bojan Bencic level-classic November 19, 2011

Beautiful. Congratulations on your WIN, Monika! #9819007

Merna L. Nobile November 29, 2011

You’re the kind of person who makes the world a better, brighter place…You worked hard for this, you made it happen, and you have a right to be proud. So enjoy these satisfying moments; you deserve every one! Merna

Michelle Tinger December 01, 2011

Congratulations on your win. I just love your flower images. #9841756

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Close up of a red dahlia flower
The Bellevue Botanical Garden, WA

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 2/30 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 150.00 mm, Model: NIKON D7000

Uploaded on September 14, 2011

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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