© Lydia Williams


Uploaded: April 24, 2015 15:04:41 | Entered: May 25, 2015 06:53:25


Dahlia edited with a Color Wash texture

Exif: F Number: 4.4, Exposure Bias Value: 0.30, ExposureTime: 10/5000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 25.80 mm, Model: COOLPIX P510


Joannie Bertucci level-classic April 24, 2015

Lydia, love the selective coloring of this charming image! Wonderful sharp edges in contrast to the soft bg...lovely! #1615676

JO ANN CLEVELAND April 24, 2015

Absolutely gorgeous Lydia, a fave for me for sure! #11291907

Mitch Spence level-classic April 24, 2015

Lovely treatment, Lydia, with the flower seemingly rising from the mist. #11291919

Dayna Cain level-classic April 25, 2015

Stunning! WOW! #11292184

Lydia Williams level-classic April 25, 2015

Thank you Joannie, JoAnn, Mitch & Dayna...I appreciate your comments so VERY much! :) #11292219

Susan M. Campbell April 25, 2015

Beautifully done! #11292420

Lydia Williams level-classic April 26, 2015

Thank you Susan! :) #11292668

Irene Colling level-classic April 27, 2015

A perfect title for this Delightful image. Extraordinary work Lydia. #11293448

Lydia Williams level-classic April 28, 2015

Thank you soooo much Irene, :) #11293593

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic April 30, 2015

So inspirational Lydia, love the way the center of flower is showcased so beautiful in soft, flattering lighting. You've got a winner here. #11294867

Irene Colling level-classic April 30, 2015

I agree with Reynaldo Lydia. I hope your lovely creation goes all of the way. #11294875

Lydia Williams level-classic May 07, 2015

Thank you so much, Rey and Irene...Just came across your comments...So appreciated!! #11298374

Phyllis A. Houghton May 18, 2015

Extraordinary treatment. Hope this goes all the way to gold. A fave. #11304265

Lydia Williams level-classic May 19, 2015

Thank you so much Phyllis...And I would love it if it did...Much appreciate your kind words! :) #11304377

Bojan Bencic level-classic May 19, 2015

Fantastic effect on this beauty, Lydia. Amazing image. #11304386

Irene Colling level-classic May 21, 2015

Glad to see this image getting favorable attention. Congratulations Lydia. #11305884

Lydia Williams level-classic May 21, 2015

Thank you soooo very much Bojan & Irene! :) #11305936

Val Feldman level-deluxe May 22, 2015 1

Thinking this can't help but be a winner also - very eye appealing, excellent treatment, details and softness combined wonderfully - perfection! Hoping to see it back - this time in the winners circle!! #11306663

Joannie Bertucci level-classic May 22, 2015

Congrats of your "fabulous" finalist Lydia! #11306713

Lydia Williams level-classic May 23, 2015

Thank you so much Val and Joannie for your beautiful and kind words...much appreciated! #11306761

Patrick Rouzes level-classic May 23, 2015

Super, super beautiful finalist, Lydia. Congrats.

Lydia Williams level-classic May 23, 2015

Thank you Paddy! :) #11307225

Emile Abbott level-deluxe May 27, 2015

Congratulations Lydia on wonderful finalist award. #11309474

Lydia Williams level-classic May 27, 2015

Thank you so much Emile! #11309552

Kathy Shogren May 28, 2015

So lovely Lydia. Congrats on your finalist. #11309825

Lydia Williams level-classic May 28, 2015

Thank you very much Kathy! :) #11309847

Sharon Sawyer June 06, 2015

Oh my goodness, Lydia, how beautiful. HUGE congratulations on your well deserved Second Place Win. LOVE IT!!! #11313592

Lydia Williams level-classic June 06, 2015

Thank you sooo much Sharon....I am so delighted with this 2nd place win.. HAPPY & SO PLEASED! #11313604

Stacey J. Meanwell level-deluxe June 06, 2015

Fabulous capture, Lydia!!! #11313739

Stacey J. Meanwell level-deluxe June 06, 2015

Fabulous capture, Lydia!!! #11313740

Cindy Bendush level-classic June 06, 2015

Elegant and dreamy Lydia - congratulations! #11313885

Lydia Williams level-classic June 07, 2015

Thank you so much Stacey and Cindy! :) #11314151

Patrick Rouzes level-classic June 08, 2015

Congrats on this phenomenal winner, Lydia.

Lydia Williams level-classic June 08, 2015

Thank you so much Paddy!! #11314759

Val Feldman level-deluxe June 08, 2015

I can't tell you how happy I am seeing Gold attached to this wonderful creation! Warmest congrats, Lydia, on your Gold Winner - so well deserved! #11315194

Lydia Williams level-classic June 09, 2015

Thank you so much is great to hear from you and I much appreciate your kind words. #11315538

Bojan Bencic level-classic June 13, 2015

Love it. Congratulations on your win, Lydia! #11317275

Lydia Williams level-classic June 18, 2015

Thank you Bojan! :) #11319885

JO ANN CLEVELAND June 27, 2015

Sooo happy to see this be a 2nd Place Gold Winner Lydia! #11323761

Lydia Williams level-classic June 27, 2015

Thank you sooo much JoAnn! :) #11323946

Lydia Williams level-classic June 27, 2015

Thank you sooo much JoAnn! :) #11323948

Emile Abbott level-deluxe July 03, 2015

So beautiful Lydia, Congrats on Gold winner. #11326468

Lydia Williams level-classic July 03, 2015

:) Thank you, Emile! #11326642

Wm Nosal July 13, 2015

Congratulations, Lydia! #11330685

Terry Cervi level-classic March 22, 2016 1

Stunning, Lydia! Love this! #11450117

Lydia Williams level-classic March 22, 2016

Thank you much Terry! Honored to have this gold! #11450188

Lydia Williams level-classic March 22, 2016 1

Thank you much Terry! Honored to have this gold! #11450189

Val Feldman level-deluxe March 31, 2016

It seems everytime I look at this, I love it more, Lydia! Exceptional beauty, beautifully processed and about as dreamy as you can get without being asleep! :) :) Big congrats on your All Time Editor's Pick...and hoping it goes up the next step in the contest! #11454598

Lydia Williams level-classic March 31, 2016

Oh my Val....I so love your visiting and commenting again....Means alot to me...Words cannot express how I feel about these picks...and kind visits and comments! :) #11454600

Laura E. Swan level-classic May 30, 2016

Wow. This is a MASTERPIECE! No surprise at all that it went GOLD, Big Sis! Huge Congrats on this beauty!! :D #11480168

Lydia Williams level-classic May 31, 2016

Thank you dear Laura, I have been trying different types of effects lately and I really love this too...:) A Special thank you to you for all your help!! #11480624

Laura E. Swan level-classic May 31, 2016 1

It's a MASTERPIECE and Apparently the Judges Know So Too! Big Congratulations on your Huge Second Place Win!!! :D
-Little Sis :) #11480967

Lydia Williams level-classic June 01, 2016 1

Many thanks Sis!! So happy with this! #11481057

Mike F. Anderson September 07, 2016

Beautifully Done! Congratulations on your POTD #11514456

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic September 07, 2016

Love this, and congratulations on your POTD and other gold badges! #11514458

Nancy L. Green level-classic September 07, 2016

So delightful Lydia, and so elegant!! WTG!!! <>< #11514459

Carol Quina level-classic September 07, 2016

Why yes, this is Delightful! Congratulations on your POTD #11514484

Carol Flisak level-addict September 07, 2016

Beautiful image, Lydia... love the delicate treatment! Congrats on your POTD and other gold badges! #11514485

Vicki J. Mudd September 07, 2016

That is absolutely gorgeous! I love the treatment and the photo is awesome as well. Congratulations on all your gold wins with this one. They are very well deserved. #11514486

Harriet Feagin level-classic September 07, 2016

Takes my breath away. So beautiful. #11514496

Thomas L Willis September 07, 2016

Remarkably beautiful image, Lydia. The texture is perfect for this. #11514500

Val Feldman level-deluxe September 07, 2016

One of my all-time favorites of yours, Lydia! So happy to see yet another well-deserved Gold attached to this incredibly beautiful and very elegant creation of yours. Warmest congrats on all your Golds!! #11514503

Rosemary Sampson level-classic September 07, 2016

Gorgeous image! #11514504

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe September 07, 2016

Congratulations, Lydia on POTD & all the previously awarded Gold for this lovely capture & enhancement! Cheers!!! =^..^= #11514515

Laura E. Swan level-classic September 07, 2016

This image take us to a difference place and I am so glad the judges feel this way too. I'm so happy it has gone to POTD! TRIPLE GOLD WIN! Very impressive Big Sister!
Huge Congratulations! #11514516

Michelle Alton September 07, 2016

Just stunning...takes florals to a new high. #11514529

Chuck Green level-classic September 07, 2016

Exquisite! #11514586

Lydia Williams level-classic September 07, 2016 1

Oh my, just got home and was delighted to see this POTD...One of my favorite images. and so HAPPY to see it here...thank you so much everyone for your kind comments..I am humbled to hear you all...:) Best to each and every one....thank you BP Crew! #11514600

Sara B Coffey level-classic September 07, 2016

Lovely Lydia, just lovely, in compositon, tone, texture & color treatment. #11514666

Jeffrey R. Bange September 07, 2016

Congratulations Lydia on this well deserved and absolutely gorgeous POTD. #11514692

Lydia Williams level-classic September 08, 2016

Thank you so very much Sara and Jeff! Means alot to me to receive these words. :0 #11514771

John D. Roach level-addict September 09, 2016 beautiful, Lydia. Congrats....well deserved kudos1 #11515082

Lydia Williams level-classic September 09, 2016

This is very exciting to receive akk these comments...Thank you so very much John. :)) #11515099

Mohammad Morovvati September 09, 2016

Combining reality whit dream has been very good . #11515120

stanley sims September 09, 2016

Fantastic #11515281

Lydia Williams level-classic September 09, 2016

Thank you so very much on your kind comments Mohammad and Stanley...Very much appreciated! #11515306

September 12, 2016

This is beautiful #11516142

Lydia Williams level-classic September 12, 2016

Thank you very much Glenda! Much appreciated! :) #11516156

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