Come a Little Bit Closer

Uploaded: January 30, 2014 08:24:30

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From the beautiful water lily pond at Zilker Botanical Gardens in Austin, TX.

Flowers

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/50 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 200.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D

Comments

JO ANN CLEVELAND January 30, 2014

Fannnn...tastic Val, love the clarity and colors!

jo ann c. #1561585

Susan M. Campbell January 30, 2014

Beautiful flower with wonderful details. #10960268

David Phalen January 30, 2014

This beauty glows!! Love it!! #10960273

Monnie Ryan January 30, 2014

Beautiful composition and detail, Val! #10960327

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe January 30, 2014

Yes it does glow. Amazing details and colors. Perfect! #10960329

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic January 30, 2014

Very beautiful image Val!,
Amalia #10960335

Kathy Shogren level-classic January 30, 2014

Lovely floral Val. #10960367

Nancy L. Green level-classic January 30, 2014

OH MY GOSH Val, this is SPECTACULAR, a winner in my book!!! <>< #10960443

Kathy Salerni level-deluxe January 30, 2014

Wowza! The colors are so beautiful, Val! Perfect comp, clarity and light on this soon to be a gold winning image! #10960489

Michelle Alton January 30, 2014

The deep, rich hues are brilliant, Val, and the light and textures take it even a few steps up the ladder. It's a winner, and a Favorite. #10960551

Carol L. Fowler January 30, 2014

Gorgeous water lily- love those blue ones! #10960563

Tammy Espino February 01, 2014

Winner, winner chicken dinner! #10963255

Nadia Paul February 01, 2014

It does seem to be beckoning! Gorgeous light, comp and detail - stunning work my friend - fave! #10963271

Dayna Cain level-classic February 03, 2014

Yep, it's a winner! GORGEOUS! #10965126

Emile Abbott level-deluxe February 03, 2014

It glows from within. I remember shooting these there last January. #10965291

Lana Arcemont February 04, 2014

WOW! Val, Gorgeous Color, Detail and Composition! #10966663

Terry Cervi level-classic February 09, 2014

What a stunning floral with impeccable composition and color, Ms.V!! #10971033

Debbie Bray February 19, 2014

A very beautiful waterlily, Val! Lovely to be looking at your beautiful works again. The colours are just divine! #10980363

Colette M. Metcalf February 20, 2014

What a beauty!!!!! Fav! #10980571

Thomas E. Hinds February 20, 2014

This is as pretty as it can be, Val! Fantastic photography! Fav, too! #10980626

Liz blahh February 23, 2014

Stunning! #10983395

Kathy Salerni level-deluxe February 24, 2014

Huge congrats on your 2 Staff Finalists and good luck in the next round! #10984667

Nadia Paul February 24, 2014

Congrats on this stunning SF my friend - so deserving of this and more! #10984936

Thomas E. Hinds February 25, 2014

Of course I am not shocked this is at least an SF, Val! I am in awe! Congrats! #10985631

Nadia Paul February 26, 2014

One more step on the way to gold - congrats Val! #10985892

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe February 26, 2014

Beautiful finalist. congrats, Val. #10985949

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict February 26, 2014

Gorgeous finalist, Val!

Congrats! #10985993

JO ANN CLEVELAND February 26, 2014

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Val! Total beauty!

jo ann c. #10986092

February 26, 2014

Beautiful image #10986256

Kathy Shogren level-classic February 26, 2014

Beautiful color and nicely composed Val. Congrats on your finalist! #10986618

Eivor Kuchta February 26, 2014

Very striking image, Val! I like the composition and the colors are fantastic. Congratulations on your finalist #10986736

Robert R. Goodman February 26, 2014

A big congratulations on your beautiful finalist my friend!! #10986774

Jane Hirst February 26, 2014

The color is so very striking and the detail and composition are compelling. Congratulations. #10986780

Lana Arcemont February 26, 2014

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist! #10986851

Kathy Salerni level-deluxe February 26, 2014

Big congrats on all of your Finalists, Val! #10986896

Ellen Hodges February 26, 2014

Huge congrats and very best luck on your gorgeous finalists, Val! Exquisite detail!! #10986925

Carol L. Fowler February 26, 2014

Gorgeous Finalist! Congrats! #10986974

Joannie Bertucci level-classic February 26, 2014

Only in Texas can you find the plumpest, most beautiful water lilies! Congrats on your finalist Val, it's gorgeous! #10987105

Michelle Alton February 27, 2014

As always, your work is phenomenal, Val. Congratulations on getting this far; Surely this will be a winner. #10987534

Emile Abbott level-deluxe February 27, 2014

Congratulations Val on this wonderful finalist I always love to shoot at this location when an Austin #10987746

Thomas E. Hinds February 27, 2014

Scintillating photography! Bravo, Val! #10987793

Nikki McDonald level-classic February 28, 2014

Wonderfully found and composed not to mention captured - superb focus, color, clarity. And I love the title. Congratulations on the Finalist, Val. #10988059

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe February 28, 2014

Beautiful winning capture, Congrats, Val. #10988427

Monnie Ryan February 28, 2014

A well-deserved win, Val - congratulations! #10988460

Carrie M. Groseclose level-classic February 28, 2014

Congratulations Val on your breathtakingly beautiful winner! It is just wonderful! #10988527

Michele Peterson level-classic February 28, 2014

Stunningly beautiful! I love the bottom left petal doing it's own thing. :-) Congratulations on the win! #10988532

Carol Eade level-addict February 28, 2014

Beautiful, Val, it glows. Congratulations! #10988729

Peggy Pfister level-classic February 28, 2014

Congrats on this beautiful winner, Val! #10988748

Tammy Espino February 28, 2014

Congrats on your beautiful win, Ms. Val! :) #10988852

Thomas E. Hinds February 28, 2014

Congratulations on this beautiful Winner, Val! WTG! #10988860

Lana Arcemont February 28, 2014

Congratulations, Val!
#10988873

Don Christiana February 28, 2014

A HUGE CONGRATS Val on your stunning Gold Winner. The vibrant colors and detail clarity makes the a winning beauty. Truly masterful work. #10988892

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict February 28, 2014

Congrats on your superb winning image, Val!!!

Debby #10988898

Kathy Shogren level-classic February 28, 2014

Big congrats on your win Val! #10988926

Terry Cervi level-classic February 28, 2014

So happy to see this here, Ms.V!! Congrats on your beautiful win! #10988976

Debbie Bray February 28, 2014

Miss Val! A well earned win! How very beautiful, and congratulations!!!
#10988999

Ujjwal Mukherjee February 28, 2014

Congratulations,Val!! #10989062

Joannie Bertucci level-classic March 01, 2014

Ms. Tex, congrats on your wonderful gold badge win! #10989105

Mary K. Robison March 01, 2014

Exceptional clarity and gorgeous colors, Val.
Congratulations on your well deserved Gold Winner!

#10989143

Colette M. Metcalf March 01, 2014

So glad to see this get GOLD! Congrats to you on your WIN, Val!!! #10989269

Bojan Bencic level-classic March 01, 2014

Beautiful. Congratulations, Val! #10989415

Liz blahh March 01, 2014

Congratulations, Val! #10989935

JO ANN CLEVELAND March 01, 2014

And now...Congratulations on this fabulous GOLD 2nd Place Winner Val!

jo ann c. #10990032

Val Feldman level-deluxe March 01, 2014

Warmest and heartfelt thanks to all of you!! #10990103

Stephen Zacker March 01, 2014

Congratulations, Val #10990104

Carol L. Fowler March 01, 2014

Gorgeous Win!! Wish I were in Texas about now for this beautiful color! #10990146

Kathy Salerni level-deluxe March 02, 2014

Congrats on your well deserved Winning image, Val! #10990546

Robert R. Goodman March 02, 2014

A big Congratulations my friend!!! #10990722

Julie Burnett March 02, 2014

Congratulations on this stunning Gold Winner, Val!! #10990754

Emile Abbott level-deluxe March 02, 2014

Congratulations on and outstanding gold badge winner Val. #10991212

Phyllis H. Burchett March 03, 2014

BIG congrats Val on this gorgeous winner!!! #10991811

Linda D. Lester level-classic March 03, 2014

Congratulations on your beautiful gold! #10991886

Nadia Paul March 03, 2014

So glad to see this gorgeous floral sporting gold - congrats my friend! #10992442

Val Feldman level-deluxe March 03, 2014

Thank you all so much! #10992446

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic March 04, 2014

Glad to see the golden badge beneath it, Val. CONGRATZ!!!

UB. #10992662

Chris Budny level-deluxe March 04, 2014

Congratulations on your beautiful winner! #10993058

Dayna Cain level-classic March 04, 2014

No surprise here! This is just beautiful Val! Congrats! #10993136

Julianne Bradford March 11, 2014

Such a beauty Val with that inner glow that reminds me of you. I hope all is well with you. #10997880

Ellen Hodges March 23, 2014

Huge congrats on this absolutely gorgeous winner, Val. Thought I had commented on this after it won! So sorry about that!! #11006822

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe April 07, 2014

Well...here I sit doing a whole bunch of stuff and needed an eye-candy break. Started going through some of my favorite photographers at BP, which I've been away from for a bit....anyway....had to see what Val is up to....up to her usual self with stunning images....congrats on the win my friend....well deserved...beautiful submission. =^..^= #11019194

Emile Abbott level-deluxe March 11, 2016

CONGRATS VAL ON ANOTHER GOLD AWARD. #11445673

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