Happy New Year

© Joannie Bertucci

Happy New Year

Uploaded: January 01, 2013 06:52:06


May the New Year Mum bring you a 2013 of happiness, health and photo ops that just don't quit! :-)

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: -1.00, ExposureTime: 1/60 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 105.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 10D


Jeff Robinson level-deluxe January 01, 2013

A Beautifully captured macro - Happy New Year Joannie! #1506478

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic January 01, 2013

Happy New Year to you, too!! #10493785

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict January 01, 2013

Lovely image, Joannie!

Happy New Year!
Debby #10494076

Thomas E. Hinds January 01, 2013

Incredible light, color, and detail! Wonderful work, Joannie! This is spectacular. A Happiest of New Years to you! #10494474

Mary Timman January 01, 2013

Wow..what a stunning shot...Happy New Year. #10494624

Jackie M. Sajewski January 02, 2013

Just beautiful! Love the detail captured front to back.

Randy D. Dinkins level-classic January 02, 2013

Beautiful shot, wonderful color and details. #10496383

Pat Harry January 04, 2013

Beautiful, Joannie! #10498632

Emile Abbott level-classic January 06, 2013

Beautiful glow and details Joannie. #10502290

Susan M. Smith January 07, 2013

Wow, this is just gorgeous Joannie! Can't imagine not seeing this with a medal :) Faved! #10503529

Cassie L. Woodlee January 08, 2013

Gorgeous macro Joannie, the detail and colors are wonderful! #10504895

Dayna Cain level-classic January 08, 2013

The colors are beautiful! Excellent work Joannie! #10505180

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic January 08, 2013

Beautifull macro shot...fantastic light, color and detail. #10505919

Susan M. Campbell January 09, 2013

Wonderful macro Joan. Nice lighting too. I hope you had a very Happy New Year. #10506966

January 10, 2013

Love the great details and softness of this great floral image.. Thanks for the comments on my Tulip today Joanne... #10509164

Sharon Sawyer January 20, 2013

Gorgeous macro, Joannie!!! Hope to see this one again! #10525347

Sharon Sawyer February 24, 2013

Whoo Hoo!!! WTG, Joannie! I knew it... HUGE congratulations on your beautiful finalist and all the best in the next round! #10582305

Katarina Mansson February 25, 2013

Outstanding macro and beautiful floral. Congratulations on your superb finalist Joannie! #10583153

Emile Abbott level-classic February 25, 2013

Congratulations on another great finalist, Joannie. #10583974

Irene Colling level-classic February 25, 2013

A glorious, fill the frame, flower image.

Wonderful photography Joannie.

Congratulations on your fine Finalist photo. #10584171

Dayna Cain level-classic February 25, 2013

Joannie, this is STUNNING! Congrats! #10584722

Nadia Paul February 25, 2013

Congratulations on your well deserved finalist Joannie! #10584835

Val Feldman level-classic February 25, 2013

Bursting with bold, vibrant color and wonderful detail, Ms. TX! :) Congrats on a stunning Finalist! #10585273

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict February 25, 2013

Stunning finalist, Joanie!

Congrats and best wishes for the next round!
Debby #10585276

Debra R. Harder February 26, 2013

Absolutely gorgeous, Joannie! Huge congrats on another beautiful finalist! #10586278

Thomas E. Hinds February 26, 2013

Again, I love it! Congratulations on this fine Finalist, Joannie! #10587258

Millie A. Talarico level-classic February 27, 2013

Fabulous floral, finalist Joannie~! #10588905

Joannie Bertucci level-classic February 27, 2013

Thank you so much everyone for your wonderful comments and your total support through out the years! :-) #10589073

Millie A. Talarico level-classic February 28, 2013

Oh I knew, Congratulations on First Place, Joannie! #10590510

Joannie Bertucci level-classic February 28, 2013

OMG, this is my first gold badge in almost 8yrs. and my first ever First Place badge in 12 1/2yrs. What is so weird, Jim not 5 minutes ago, 11:15 pm tonight, central time was saying something to me about "when you get your first place badge be sure to put it at the front of your gallery"...I said "no way will I ever get a first place badge"! I am soooo happy to be WRONG! :-) Thank you judges for this honor! I've known so many outstanding photographers throught the years, on this site, that the honor of first place is precious to me! Thank you one and all! :-) #10590524

February 28, 2013

Congrats on this outstanding 1st Place Gold win Joanne. Well Deserved.. I am so happy for you #10590587

Sharon Sawyer February 28, 2013

Yayyyyyyyyyyyyyyy!!! Now I'm going to have to take lessons from you in the Flower category as well as DD. :) I couldn't be happier for you and I'll be doing the happy dance with you. WTGG!

Joannie, congratulations on your beautiful and most deserving First Place Win!!!!!!

PS: Sometimes husbands are right. LOL #10590618

Kathryn Wesserling February 28, 2013

I am so freaking excited for you. It's a wonderful floral. It is definitely precious and so are you! Congratulations, Joannie. #10590620

Mariann Kovats level-classic February 28, 2013

Fabulous colors and glow! Congrats on your wonderful win! #10590644

Robert K. Bemus level-classic February 28, 2013

A very well deserved First Place Win, Joannie-- Congratulations!!! #10590662

John Rivera level-classic March 01, 2013

Huge Congratulations Joannie!!!!! #10590836

Karen Bacon March 01, 2013

A huge congratulations Joannie,on your first place win!I am so happy for you!!!! #10590843

Randy K. Baldwin March 01, 2013

Well Deserved Joannie! Congrats! #10590853

Dayna Cain level-classic March 01, 2013

OMG!!!!!! I am so happy for you!!!!!! This image is amazing and so very deserving of this AWESOME 1st PLACE WIN! Congrats Joannie!!!!! (can you tell I'm excited for you? LOL) #10590873

Colette M. Metcalf March 01, 2013

SO happy for you Joannie!! A BIG congrats to you!! #10590914

Ellen Hodges March 01, 2013

Huge congrats on a fabulous and gorgeous winner, Joannie!!! #10590937

Katarina Mansson March 01, 2013

Happy to be back to say: Congratulations on your wonderful 1st place winner! #10590974

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic March 01, 2013

Big congrats, Joannie!! #10591107

Pat Harry March 01, 2013

AWESOME!!!! Congratulations, Joannie! #10591117

Leslie McLain level-classic March 01, 2013

Congrats on a beautiful winner, Joannie. #10591123

Janet McNeil level-classic March 01, 2013

Congratulations on your well deserved win!! #10591131

Cathy A. Rose March 01, 2013

Congratulations Joannie! Beautiful and so deserved! #10591188

Anita Hogue March 01, 2013

Congratulations on your gorgeous first place winner, Joannie! #10591212

Val Feldman level-classic March 01, 2013

:) :) :) :) :) :) WTG, Ms. Texas! A perfect floral and a spectacular First Place Gold Winner!!!! CONGRATULATIONS! (We need a group happy dance!!!) #10591374

Terry Cervi level-deluxe March 01, 2013

I'll join the group happy dance for you, Joannie!! WTG! Congrats on your beautiful 1st place win! #10591406

Rahul Sharma March 01, 2013

wonderful shot..... Many congratulations on your win... #10591440

Bojan Bencic level-classic March 01, 2013

Beautiful photo, Joannie. Congratulations on your win! #10591450

JO ANN CLEVELAND March 01, 2013

Congratulations on your awesome First Place Gold Winner Joannie!

jo ann c. #10591483

Debra R. Harder March 01, 2013

YEAH!!!! I'm doing a little Irish River dancing for you right now, Joannie (not very well I might add...lol)! So happy to see you take FIRST PLACE!! Huge congratulations on your beautiful GOLD WINNER!!! #10591572

Linda S. Smith level-classic March 01, 2013

Huge Congrats on this gorgeous FIRST PLACE GOLD WIN Joannie!!! Sooo beautiful! #10591593

Emile Abbott level-classic March 01, 2013

Well deserved first place gold winner for you Joannie. I am so proud for you. #10591657

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic March 01, 2013

WTG Joannie...Huge congratulations on your First Place Win !! #10591756

Michele Peterson level-classic March 01, 2013

Fantastic floral, such pretty colors. Congratulations on your first place win!! #10591817

Don Christiana March 01, 2013

WAY TO GO...Joannie. Congrats on your beautiful 1st Place Gold Winner. #10592160

Irene Colling level-classic March 01, 2013

The center of this flower compliments the gold badge under it.

Congratulations on your Gold Award Joannie. #10592192

Lindley Johnson level-classic March 01, 2013

This is gorgeous, Joannie! Spectacular light, wonderful composition and detail. Huge congratulations on your very well-deserved First Place win!! #10592198

Renee Doyle March 01, 2013

So beautiful!! BIG congratulations on this stunning First Place Winner Joannie! #10592263

Carla Capra Anderson March 01, 2013

Congratulations, Girlie!
I love the soft light and the details are amazing. #10592279

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict March 01, 2013

The judges have really good taste and judgement, Joannie!

Huge congrats on your First Place Win!
Debby #10592357

Nadia Paul March 01, 2013

Congrats on your wonderful winner Joannie! #10592372

Claudia Kuhn level-classic March 01, 2013

A beautiful winner, congratulations Joannie! #10592401

Thomas E. Hinds March 01, 2013

Huge Congratulations, Joannie, on this fantastic Winner! So happy to see this with the gold it deserves! #10592480

Phyllis H. Burchett March 01, 2013

BIG congrats Joannie on this gorgeous winner!!! #10592508

Carol Eade level-addict March 01, 2013

Congratulations on your winner, Joannie, it's beautiful! #10592516

Carol Flisak level-classic March 01, 2013

Beautiful image, Joannie... wonderful colors and details! Huge congratulations on your super first place winnner! #10592526

James A. Anderson March 01, 2013

This is wonderful Joannie! WOW! I am really happy for you! You did great!

Jim A. #10592668

Nancy L. Green level-classic March 02, 2013

CONGRATULATIONS Joannie on this VERY well deserved WINNER, WTG!!! <>< #10593030

Gerri R. Jones March 02, 2013

Congratulations Joannie...gorgeous winner!!! #10593900

Linda G. Yee March 02, 2013

Gorgeous Winner, Joannie! A big Congratulations to you! #10593955

Cindy Bendush level-classic March 02, 2013

Stunning! Big congratulations on your gold! #10594124

Patrick Rouzes level-classic March 03, 2013

CONGRATS on your phenomenal WINNER, Joannie! Happy for you, my friend!

Dianne Brin level-classic March 04, 2013

How absolutely beautiful, Joannie! A late Congratulations!! #10596597

Gail Vitikacs level-classic March 04, 2013

Wow! Big congrats! #10596735

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe March 05, 2013

Congratulations on the win for a lovely floral! Cheers!!!! #10597222

Susan M. Campbell March 12, 2013

This shot is amazing. You totally deserved the gold. Congrats!!!!!!!!!! #10606629

Jill Odice level-classic March 13, 2013

Wowee Zowee! First place!!! Wahoo! Totally deserving with this glowing beautiful image!I am proud of you Joannie :-)(I mean Your Highness...) #10608002

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic March 14, 2013

This is such a wonderful floral capture, Joannie. Huge CONGRATZ on the First Place Gold!!!

UB. #10609052

Merna L. Nobile March 17, 2013

What a great way to start a new year! Your award winning photographs go from Editor’s Pick to Finalist and hopefully to Gold.
CONGRATULATIONS for the month of January, 2013! #10613056

Diane E. Deming level-classic March 18, 2013

Absolutely beautiful winner! Congratulations! #10614537

Mike F. Anderson March 23, 2013

All around excellent image Joannie! Congratulations on this well deserving first place winner! #10621081

Karen Celella April 09, 2013

Congratulations on your stunning first place winner, Joannie! #10647274

Teresa Burnett level-classic March 26, 2014

This is absolutely gorgeous Joannie!! #11009067

Ed Lauderdale level-classic March 29, 2016

Joannie, this is my favorite of your ATEP's! Hope to see this again!! #11453670

Dianne Brin level-classic April 01, 2016

Congrats on your All Time Editor's Picks, Joannie!! #11455522

Mike F. Anderson April 01, 2016

Congratulations Joannie on this beautiful "All Time Editors Pick"! #11455531

Jill Odice level-classic July 11, 2016

A Royally gorgeous image that deserves the ATW medal :-) #11494627

Mike F. Anderson July 11, 2016

Hey Joannie - Way to go, on this ALL Time Winner award!!! #11494664

Dianne Brin level-classic July 11, 2016

WTG Joannie!!! :) #11494678

Irene Colling level-classic July 11, 2016

Perfection!!! Congratulations on your All Time Winner!! A fave for me. #11494729

Sharon Sawyer July 11, 2016

Congratulation on your All Time Winner Joannie. My Happy New Year won one too. :) #11494841

Connie L. Carpenter July 12, 2016

Congratulations on this beautiful image, Joannie!

Sharon Sawyer August 05, 2016

Hi Joannie, when I congratulated you earlier I didn't realize that we had both won the top prize. So WTG girlfirend!!! This is quite an accomplishment & wonderful that BP judges see our photos as ALL time winners. I know I still owe you an email. Sorry for my tardiness. In a weeks time, I will have more time to catch up on emails & BetterPhoto. Keep collecting those gold badges and having fun with your photography. Will be asap. Hugs #11502918

Rudi Reiner level-classic August 11, 2016

Congratulations on your all time winner, a superb macro shot! #11504894

Cora Miller level-classic September 06, 2016

I'm late to the party but WAY TO GO, JOANNIE! Congratulations on your First Place Win & your All Time Win!!! A very well deserved explosion of happiness all the way around. :) #11514177

Bob Cournoyer level-classic November 27, 2016

Congrats, Puddin'..... :-) #11540527

Mike F. Anderson November 27, 2016

Hey Joannie, happy to see this one here as POTD. Congratulations! #11540529

Natasha Pliss level-classic November 27, 2016

Another well deserved Gold Medal. Huge congrats on your POTD, Joannie! #11540532

Bob D. Hall level-classic November 27, 2016

Congrats, Joannie!!! Well deserved!! #11540538

Lydia Williams level-classic November 27, 2016

this is beautiful Joan! well done! Congratulations on your golds!

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic November 27, 2016

Congratulations on your triple gold winner! #11540553

Nancy L. Green level-classic November 27, 2016

WTG Joannie!! Huge congratulations!!! <>< #11540579

Chuck Green level-classic November 27, 2016

Fantastic image, Joannie! Congrats! <>< #11540614

Cindy Bendush level-classic November 27, 2016

Congrats on your POTD! #11540643

Thomas L Willis November 28, 2016

Very well done, Joannie. Congratulations. #11540719

Dean Campbell level-classic November 30, 2016

A beautiful image for POTD! #11541163

Karen Bacon December 02, 2016

A big congrats Joannie on your All Time Winner,and POTD! #11542348

Jill Odice level-classic December 02, 2016

Wow, yet another award! Congrats Your Highness! #11542405

Nina Shields December 02, 2016

What an outstanding image, worthy of all of the accolades; congratulations! #11542470

Joannie Bertucci level-classic December 02, 2016

I can't thank you all enough for all of your support and encouragement! :-) #11542500

Dean Campbell level-classic December 02, 2016

Congrats on all that gold, Joannie!!! You are amazing!

Cary Rogers December 03, 2016

Just saw this for the first time, today. WONDERFUL image! BIG Congrats on all the Gold and the POTD awards! #11542705

Cynthia j. Lesley December 24, 2016

Beautiful and stunning!!! #11547709

Joanna Kovalcsik level-classic April 26, 2017

Gorgeous color and detail, Joannie... a true winner in every way! #11587396

william r. griffin January 21, 2018

I know I am always catching up but ,you have gotten a lot of gold and silver since I have been on here. Also see you are a great grand (Mia). I am retired now( 2 weeks)so this is something I plan to catch up on. Congrats on a great year Miss first place winner!!!!. (Great shot) #11672412

Joannie Bertucci level-classic April 30, 2024

Beautiful #12081068

Joannie Bertucci level-classic April 30, 2024

beautiful #12081069

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