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Uploaded: November 30, 2011 07:12:17


Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/600 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 800, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 48.00 mm, Model: NIKON D7000


Michael G. Marshall November 30, 2011

Beautiful image Sonya! Love the comp, light and pov! Michael #1426831

Troy Gallagher November 30, 2011

Very cool image Sonya. #9839751

Neal D. Hatcher November 30, 2011


Sonya L. Hatfield-Hall November 30, 2011

Thank you Michael, Troy and Neal. I don't photograph many flowers and am thrilled you all like this one.
Sonya #9839994

Janice M. LeCocq level-addict December 14, 2011

Sonya!!! Great!!! I love this image...very creative...I hope you get one of the top 3 slots. #9865230

Chris Budny level-deluxe December 14, 2011

Congratulations, Sonya! The water puddles and reflections are terrific with the rose. #9865846

Michele Peterson level-classic December 14, 2011

This is fabulous, Sonya! I love how the pink flower really stands out against the grey, beautiful. Congratulations on your finalist! #9865850

Bob Cournoyer level-classic December 14, 2011

:-) #9865913

Neal D. Hatcher December 14, 2011

Super-Congratulations on your well deserved finalist--Good luck on the next round #9865967

Melinda F. Schneider level-classic December 14, 2011

This was my favorite pick! I'm Sooooo Happy to see it go Finalist!! #9866250

Nikki McDonald level-classic December 14, 2011

Very unusual combination, Sonya. Congratulations on the Finalist. #9866739

Susan K. Snow December 14, 2011

I love the work you did on the rose, Sonya and the unusual combination of black and white for the rain puddles. How did the flower escape the rain or sprinkler?

Congratulations, on your Finalist! #9867512

Merna L. Nobile December 23, 2011

What could be more important in life than to know in our hearts that in everything we have tried to do, we have done our very best?
Congratulations for your magnificent contribution for the month of November, 2011.
Merna Nobile #9884302

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