A Beautiful Heart

Uploaded: December 27, 2017 05:37:59 | Entered: December 27, 2017 05:39:06


Jeff Robinson level-deluxe December 27, 2017

Great color - An impressive macro John! #1701637

Harvey A. Ravitch December 27, 2017

Very well composed, with exceptional light, color, & awesome mood created! #11666790

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe December 27, 2017

Outstanding colors, depth and details. #11666795

Bojan Bencic level-classic December 27, 2017 1

Amazing color and shapes, John. Beautiful macro. #11666799

frank w. degenhardt December 27, 2017

A fantastic look in the shape of a heart John. A beautiful close up with some gorgeous colors going on and the details of its shape stand out. A beautiful floral look John. #11666806

Ujjwal Mukherjee December 27, 2017

Superb perspective, colours and capture,John! #11666820

Nancy L. Green level-classic December 27, 2017

I love the color and the tight DOF John, BEAUTIFULLY done!! <>< #11666831

Emile Abbott level-deluxe December 27, 2017

Incredible macro John, full of colors and shapes. Nice selective focus. #11666842

Terry Cervi level-classic December 27, 2017

A stunning macro capture, John! Beautiful colors too! #11666867

John Connolly December 27, 2017

Marvelous depth and colour John! What a beautiful flower!
We had a delightful laid back Christmas with friends and family John, at our age party mode has been knocked back a couple of notches! #11666886

Chuck Green level-classic December 27, 2017

Terrific image, John! <>< #11666912

Leslie McLain level-classic December 27, 2017

Beautiful and colorful macro, John. #11666942

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures December 28, 2017

Thank you all so much!! #11666967

Patrick Rouzes December 28, 2017

Colors, dof, clarity, soft light & macro are exceptional, John! WTG! #11667144

Gord MacEachern December 28, 2017

This is so fabulous John, awesome macro! #11667209

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures December 29, 2017

Thank you so much Patrick and Gord!! #11667247

Emile Abbott level-deluxe January 31, 2018

Congrats John on outstanding finalist. #11674603

Ujjwal Mukherjee January 31, 2018

Congratulations on yet another excellent Finalist,John! Good luck in the Gold round! #11674894

Ujjwal Mukherjee January 31, 2018

Now, another HUGE congratulations on your well-deserved awesome First Place Winner,John! So happy for you,my friend!! #11674908

Natasha Pliss level-deluxe January 31, 2018

Outstanding macro, John! Huge Congratulations on this beautiful First Place Winner! #11674911

G. Margaret Hennes level-classic January 31, 2018

Congrats on this beautiful First Place Winner John! #11674940

Patrick Rouzes January 31, 2018

Hey, Hey, Gold Medal Winner! Congrats , John! #11674941

Gord MacEachern January 31, 2018

First place gold... and so well deserved John, WTG!! #11674966

Mariann Kovats level-classic January 31, 2018

I knew this has to win! Huge congratulations John! Beautiful macro!

Mariann Kovats level-classic January 31, 2018

I knew this has to win! Huge congratulations John! Beautiful macro!

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe January 31, 2018

Beautiful winner. Congrats, John. #11675048

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe February 01, 2018

Congrats on your Win John! #11675089

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures February 01, 2018

Thank you Emile, Ujjwal, Natasha, Margaret, Patrick, Gord, Mariann, Tammy and Jeff for all your wonderful comments and congratulations!! You guys are the best!! #11675149

Joan Classen level-classic February 01, 2018

Congratulations, John, on a well deserved winner!! #11675191

Martha R. Mazon level-classic February 01, 2018

Congratulations on this fabulous First Place Winner, John! Somehow I missed this beauty when you posted it! Incredible color, line, perspective and balance. Fantastic!! #11675202

Emile Abbott level-deluxe February 01, 2018

Congratulations John on First Place Gold Winner. #11675205

Nancy L. Green level-classic February 01, 2018

Congratulations John, this is GORGEOUS!!! <>< #11675317

Husain Akhtar February 01, 2018

Great floral winner – big congratulations! #11675381

Terry Cervi level-classic February 01, 2018

Congrats on your gorgeous first place win, John!! #11675419

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures February 01, 2018

Thank you so much Terry, Husain, Nancy, Emile, Martha and Joan for the congratulations and wonderful comments and again you are all the best!! #11675463

Christine Greenspan level-deluxe February 01, 2018

John, HUGE congrats on this exceptional First Place winner! Dreamy focus, amazing colors, perfect details, incredible composition. This totally deserves 1st place. WTG!!! #11675471

frank w. degenhardt February 02, 2018

What a win John. Congratulations, way to go. #11675508

Claudia Kuhn level-classic February 02, 2018

Congratulations on your wonderful winner, John!

Oscar J. Pung level-classic February 02, 2018

Wow, congratulations on the First Place Winner, John! Beautiful photo and well worthy of the award. #11675619

Joannie Bertucci level-classic February 02, 2018

Talk about finding the heart of the matter! Wonderful macro work John! Congrats on your 1st place win! #11675752

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures February 03, 2018

Thank you so much for the congratulations and wonderful comments Christine, Frank, Claudia, Oscar and Joannie!! And I will keep saying it you are the best!! #11675817

Bojan Bencic level-classic February 03, 2018

Well done, John. Congratulations! #11675859

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures February 04, 2018

Thank you Bojan for the congratulations, really appreciate it!! #11676092

Janet Daniel February 25, 2018

So, so gorgeous, John! Big congrats on your First Place Win! #11681044

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures February 26, 2018

Thank you for your wonderful comment and congratulations Janet, I really appreciate it!! #11681221

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic June 07, 2019

Awesome capture showing the throat of the flower. the colors are so engaging John. #11769089

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