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Uploaded: October 30, 2018 22:57:40 | Entered: October 30, 2018 22:58:56


Teresa Burnett level-deluxe October 31, 2018

Gorgeous, Patrick! Superb detail, depth, color and light! #1716679

Harvey A. Ravitch October 31, 2018

An absolute WoW! Love it! Have to see it again! #11733752

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures October 31, 2018

Patrick you just keep getting better and better with these floral macros, absolutely stunning image and I agree with Harvey, we should see this again!! #11734155

Patrick Rouzes October 31, 2018

Thanks, Teresa, Harvey & John! #11734201

Chuck Green level-classic November 01, 2018

Amazing shot, perfect title, Paddy! <>< #11734339

Leslie McLain level-classic November 01, 2018

Beautiful capture and color, Patrick. #11734384

Reynaldo D. Reyes November 01, 2018

A wonderful explosion of color indeed. Love all the purple details. #11734476

Rudi Reiner level-classic November 01, 2018

Superb macro Patrick, this will do well! #11734489

Ann Coates level-classic November 01, 2018

This is stunning. I am just getting into macro. I hope I can take beautiful images like this one day. #11734500

Nancy L. Green level-classic November 02, 2018

AWESOME macro image Paddy, beautifully done!! <>< #11734649

Husain Akhtar November 03, 2018

Terrific macro with dominant yellow Paddy!
Sorry I have been away from BP for some time and need more time to regularise because of my soicio-political commitments. #11734826

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic November 04, 2018

WOW! What a great macro, Patrick. It's like fire works :) #11734966

frank w. degenhardt November 04, 2018

Oh my Patrick. What a gorgeous look you got here and it was an instant favorite for me. I love the radiating look of the flower and the way the purple little flower at the end of each stem adds such a gorgeous look to the picture. Its a beauty Patrick, a Winner, a favorite. #11735068

Martha R. Mazon level-classic November 05, 2018

Exquisite color and detail, Paddy! #11735218

Emile Abbott level-deluxe November 05, 2018

Stunning and your title says it all. Explosion of color and I agree a winner Patrick. #11735251

Terry Cervi level-classic November 05, 2018

This is so pretty, Paddy!! I love your choice of selective focus and the beautiful colors! #11735398

frank w. degenhardt November 29, 2018

I think this will be a winner Patrick. Congratulations on this Finalist. #11739379

Harvey A. Ravitch November 29, 2018

Congratulations !! Good Luck , Go For Gold! #11739416

Emile Abbott level-deluxe November 29, 2018

No doubt about it. Congrats on Finalist Patrick. #11739425

Monica Mermoz level-classic November 29, 2018

Big congratulations, Patrick!! I expect to see it with the winners! #11739572

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe November 29, 2018

This is amazing. Congrats, Patrick. #11739599

Ujjwal Mukherjee November 29, 2018

Congratulations on your excellent Finalist, Patrick! #11739729

Martha R. Mazon level-classic November 30, 2018

Congratulations on the wonderful Finalist, Paddy! #11739766

G. Margaret Hennes level-classic November 30, 2018

Congratulations Patrick on this gorgeous winner! #11739886

frank w. degenhardt November 30, 2018

Congratulations Patrick on this Second Place Win. It does explode with beauty. #11739913

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe December 01, 2018

What a great presentation - Congrats Paddy!! #11739963

Bojan Bencic level-classic December 01, 2018

Just beautiful, Patrick. Congratulations! #11739994

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe December 01, 2018

Wonderful winner. Congrats!! #11740015

Harvey A. Ravitch December 01, 2018

Congratulations, Patrick ! Great Gold Winner! #11740028

Ujjwal Mukherjee December 01, 2018

Congratulations on your excellent Winner, Patrick! #11740088

Martha R. Mazon level-classic December 01, 2018

Congratulations on this fabulous Winner, Paddy!! #11740125

Ann Coates level-classic December 01, 2018

So pleased to see this go gold, congratulations Patrick. #11740153

Cindy Bendush level-classic December 01, 2018

Fabulous macro - great color and clarity. Congratulations! #11740164

Val Feldman level-deluxe December 01, 2018

Fantastic macro work, Paddy! No one does 'em like you! Warmest congrats on your splendid Gold Winner! #11740204

Peggy Pfister December 01, 2018

Wow! So expertly done, getting the focus perfectly on the purple tips. Beautiful subject with those great complimentary colors, and perfect for the theme. Congrats on this awesome winner, Patrick! #11740223

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe December 02, 2018

So happy to see this one wearing Gold Patrick! (I really thought it would the first time I saw it!) Huge Congratulations! #11740312

Monica Mermoz level-classic December 02, 2018

Congratulations for your well deserved gold, Patrick! #11740360

Emile Abbott level-deluxe December 03, 2018

Glad to see this with Gold Badge, Congrats Paddy. #11740427

Joannie Bertucci level-classic December 03, 2018

Have to say Patrick, this is one of your finest flower images! Congrats on your gold badge win! fave #11740517

Christine Greenspan level-deluxe December 04, 2018

Huge congrats on this bright and beautiful winner, Paddy! #11740707

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures December 07, 2018

Amazing floral capture Patrick, congratulations on your gold winner!!! #11741017

Joan Classen level-classic December 07, 2018

Beautiful Winner, Patrick!! DOF is amazing! #11741054

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic December 11, 2018

Congratulations on this marvellous winner, Patrick. #11741747

Rudi Reiner level-classic January 01, 2019

Congratulations Patrick, well deserved gold! #11744342

Mariann Kovats level-classic February 05, 2019

Congratulations to this awesome win, Patrick! Beautiful capture, colors and details! #11749273

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