Primrose

Su Sana E. P level-classic April 18, 2006

Outstanding clarity, colors and super dof, Janine!! Very good composition. #429068

Evy Johansen level-classic April 18, 2006

Gorgeous image, Janine! Beautiful colors and dof. Wonderful clarity!! #2655600

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic April 18, 2006

Janine pretty shapes, beautiful color and stunning against the green background. #2655613

David L. Luchowski April 18, 2006

Awesome job,Janine.A beautiful image.Great color and clarity. #2655634

Renee Doyle level-classic April 18, 2006

Gorgeous colours and I love your dof and detail Janine!!!! Beautiful image!
#2655640

Nadya Johnson April 18, 2006

Stunning! Just beautiful, Janine! A gorgeous shot with fantastic color and detail! #2655659

Paul E. Earl April 18, 2006

Beautiful floral capture!! Love the DoF!! #2655690

Pat Gamwell April 18, 2006

Vibrant, rich colors, Janine! Exquisite colors & clarity! SUPERB! #2655694

Ray Clarke April 18, 2006

Outstanding composition colours and detail Janine!!!(R) #2655720

Rakesh Syal level-classic April 18, 2006

Gtrat job on this image,perfect in all respect, Janine!! #2655743

Janine Russell level-deluxe April 18, 2006

Susan, Evy, Kerby, David, Renee, Nadya, Paul, Pat, Ray and Rakesh, thanks very much for all of your kind comments and encouragement. #2655773

Stanley J. Contrades April 18, 2006

That Velvia action really brings out the already amazing colors in this image, Janine!! Exquisite in every detail and your presentation!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #2655830

Silvia Nunes April 18, 2006

Beautiful shot ,great color!! #2655882

Al G. Juniarsam April 18, 2006

Very beautiful image Janine!! love the composition and the color combination between the flower and the background! #2655947

Donald K. Cherry level-classic April 18, 2006

Gorgeous capture, Janine! #2656099

Colette M. Metcalf April 18, 2006

Very pretty, Janine!! #2656104

Karen Bacon April 18, 2006

This is gorgeous Janine!Great dof! #2656230

William C. Raco level-addict April 18, 2006

Wonderful color, focus, DoF and composition
Very well done, Janine

Bill #2656350

Milan Banik April 18, 2006

Janine excellent flower and great details! #2656354

Holly Shao April 18, 2006

Janine, I just love the clarity, and the rich green! #2656530

Carla Metzler April 18, 2006

Great shot, Janine! Beautiful color wonderful compostition!! #2656638

Karen Engelbreth April 18, 2006

Wonderful macro shot, Janine - love the colors too! #2656976

LISA L. HOWARD April 18, 2006

Great effects, Just lovely. #2657117

Wendy Stevenson April 18, 2006

Beautiful floral shot Janine! I love the colours and the water droplets add so much great texture! #2657231

Tarun Bose April 18, 2006

Beautifully composed shot. Excellent colours and sharpness. Well done Janine. #2657357

Carolyn J. Connolly level-classic April 18, 2006

Wow - a REALLY beautiful capture AND image, Janine!! GORGEOUS colours, clarity, lighting, details, AND composition!! :o) #2657641

Terry L. Ellis level-classic April 18, 2006

Simply beautiful, Janine! Wonderful DOF, colors and clarity! #2657858

Janine Russell level-deluxe April 18, 2006

Stan, Silvia, Al, Donald, Colette, Karen B, Bill, Milan, Holly, Carla, Karen E, Lisa, Wendy, Tarun, Caroly, and Terry, I really appreciate all of your kind comments and encouragement; thanks very much. #2658589

Linda M. Walker April 18, 2006

A stunning image #2658899

Anne D. Eigen April 18, 2006

Gorgeous colors and DOF, Janine!!! #2659126

Stan Lubach April 18, 2006

I really love the DOF in this shot. I especially like the 'ghostly' leaves that look like they're just between being in focus and being swallowed by the background. #2659130

Monika Sapek level-classic April 18, 2006

The colors, contrast and details are truly wonderful here, Janine! Great photo!
Monika
#2659219

Theresa Marie Jones level-deluxe April 18, 2006

Outstanding color, light, dof, detail and wonderfully composed. #2659552

Janine Russell level-deluxe April 18, 2006

Linda, Anne, Stan, Monika and Theresa, thanks very much for all of your kind and encouraging comments. #2659563

Cathy M. Gromball April 19, 2006

Beautiful photo, Janine! Wonderful composition, lighting, detail, colors and dof!

Cathy :) #2661599

Janine Russell level-deluxe April 19, 2006

Cathy, I really appreciate your kind comments; thanks very much. #2662570

Bridgette B April 20, 2006

Gorgeous floral, Janine! #2664059

John Matthews April 20, 2006

beautiful shot, like the dof/focus used here, your work just seems to be getting better and better - thank you for inspiring me and many others...John
#2664819

Janine Russell level-deluxe April 20, 2006

Bridgette and John, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #2665633

Lynn Crawford April 20, 2006

This is so beautiful Janine, great sharpness on the flower and wonderful DOF, love the color too :) #2665728

Janine Russell level-deluxe April 20, 2006

Lynn, thanks very much for your encouraging comments. #2665928

Teresa Norris April 20, 2006

Janine, this is simply wonderful...the DOF is incredible, and the color and clarity, too. Awesome! #2667896

Janine Russell level-deluxe April 20, 2006

Teresa, I really appreciate your encouraging comments; thanks very much. #2667942

Jill Odice level-classic April 20, 2006

Beautiful colors and detail :-) Don't you ever take a bad photo :-)? #2668184

Karen Slagle April 21, 2006

Simply gorgeous, Janine. #2669521

Janine Russell level-deluxe April 21, 2006

Jill (yes, but I throw them away) and Karen, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #2669566

Virginia Leone level-classic April 21, 2006

This is a gorgeous photo!! #2671708

Janine Russell level-deluxe April 21, 2006

Virginia, I really appreciate your kind comment; thanks very much. #2671805

Audrea Telkamp April 22, 2006

This is so beautiful Janine!! #2674897

Janine Russell level-deluxe April 22, 2006

Audrea, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #2675312

Jill M. Flusemann April 23, 2006

Beautiful! You do flowers as wonderfully as your birds! #2675935

Janine Russell level-deluxe April 23, 2006

Jill, I really appreciate your kind and encouraging comments; thanks very much. #2676388

Janie Carpenter April 23, 2006

What a a great shot, I love the colors!
#2678592

Janine Russell level-deluxe April 23, 2006

Janie, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #2678975

Daniella Puente May 04, 2006

Excellent control of sharpness and dof, very good ;-) #2724168

Janine Russell level-deluxe May 04, 2006

Daniella, thanks very much for your encouraging comments. #2724223

Lai T H May 16, 2006

amazing color... #2769878

Janine Russell level-deluxe May 16, 2006

Lai, thanks very much for your nice comment. #2771195

Darryl Wilkinson May 21, 2006

Janine, Congratulations on this BEAUTIFUL finalist award! Bravo! #2793757

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe May 21, 2006

Congratulations!

ccc #2793769

Jill M. Flusemann May 21, 2006

Congrats, Janine! #2793906

Virginia Leone level-classic May 21, 2006

Congrats on your finalist photo! It's a beauty! #2794103

Jenny Bosmans May 21, 2006

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Janine!! :) #2794222

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe May 21, 2006

Congratulations on this truly beautiful finalist, Janine!!! #2794294

Holly Shao May 21, 2006

Congratulations, Janine!!! #2794793

Michelle L. Frick May 21, 2006

Congratulations Janine! #2794985

Life Expressions May 21, 2006

Congratulations on this beauty, Janine! #2794989

Su Sana E. P level-classic May 21, 2006

Hooray!! Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Janine!! #2795035

AMALIA Veralli May 21, 2006

Great shot Janine and wonderful colors. Congratulations!

Amalia #2795083

Paul E. Earl May 21, 2006

Well done, Janine #2795126

Joannie Bertucci level-classic May 21, 2006

Janine, congratulations on a wonderful finalist! #2795415

John Tubbs level-deluxe May 21, 2006

Congratulations, Janine! #2795518

Kenneth Mucke May 21, 2006

A real beauty...Congrats Joannie #2795698

Lorraine A. Cook May 21, 2006

Congratulation on this stunning finalist, Janine!<:)) #2795738

jennifer B. short level-classic May 21, 2006

Congratulations on a gorgeous image. #2795914

Cyn Valentine level-classic May 21, 2006

Congratulations Janine!! #2795916

Lynne Morris May 21, 2006

Many congratulations Janine this is beautiful. #2796125

Susan Jane Allen level-classic May 21, 2006

Congratulations, Janine! #2796384

Janine Russell level-deluxe May 21, 2006

Darryl, Candice, Jill F, Virginia, Jenny, Jim, Holly, Michelle, Robin, Susan P, Amalia, Paul, Joannie, John, Kenneth, Lorraine, Jennifer, Cyn, Lynne and Susan A, thanks very much for all of your kind comments, encouragement and congratulations. #2796529

Paul Sikora May 22, 2006

Congratulations on being a finalist, Janine #2796698

David L. Luchowski May 22, 2006

A great finalist,Janine.Congratulations. #2797314

Donna W. Neal May 22, 2006

Congratulation Janine #2797589

Teresa Norris May 22, 2006

Janine, again, this is such a beautiful image...congratulations on this wonderful finalist! #2797851

Anne D. Eigen May 22, 2006

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Janine! #2797863

Megan p May 22, 2006

Gorgeous Janine, I love that punch of pink!! Congratulations!! #2798247

Janine Russell level-deluxe May 22, 2006

Paul, David, Donna, Teresa, Anne and Megan, thanks very much for all of your kind comments, encouragement and congratulations. #2798849

Pat Gamwell May 22, 2006

WTG, my friend! BIG CONGRATS! #2798880

Nadya Johnson May 22, 2006

So glad to see this photo in the finalists, Janine! Congratulations and best of luck in the next round! #2799285

Lorri Shank May 22, 2006

Hi Janine! WEll, I've looked all over this image and can't find the bird! . What a lovely, colorful and beautiful composed image. The lines of green in the background are perfect. Congrats and good luck!!! Lorri #2800015

Terry L. Ellis level-classic May 22, 2006

Congratulations, Janine, on all of your gorgeous finalists! #2800023

Janine Russell level-deluxe May 22, 2006

Pat, Nadya, Lorri (sorry, no birds in this image :) and Terry, thanks very much for all of your kind comments, encouragement and congratulations. #2800389

Noel Baebler May 22, 2006

Huzzah, Janine! Beautiful! #2800757

Deb Holmes-Hatfield May 22, 2006

Congrats to you Janine, way to go! #2801454

Janine Russell level-deluxe May 22, 2006

Noel and Deb, I really appreciate your kind comments, encouragement and congratulations; thanks very much. #2801911

Kristi A. Howson May 22, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist and best of luck in the next round Janine! Beautiful color and DOF! #2802077

Janine Russell level-deluxe May 22, 2006

Kristi, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments and encouragement. #2802490

Karen K. Givens May 23, 2006

Just beautiful Janine, Congrats on your finalist. :) #2804171

Corinne M. Thompson May 23, 2006

Absolutely magnificent...Congrats! #2804206

Debbie Hartley level-deluxe May 23, 2006

Congratulations on all your beautiful finalists Janine! #2805653

Esther Smith May 23, 2006

Really beautiful, Janine! Congratulations!! #2806685

Janine Russell level-deluxe May 23, 2006

Karen, Corinne, Debbie and Esther, thanks very much for your kind comments, encouragement and congratulations. #2806847

Su Sana E. P level-classic May 23, 2006

Hooray!! Congratulations on this well deserving, Janine!! I'm so happy for you. #2806922

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe May 23, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderful win, Janine!!! #2806936

Lynne Morris May 23, 2006

Congratulations on a well deserved win Janine! #2806942

Life Expressions May 23, 2006

Congratulations on your second place win, Janine!!! #2806956

Graeme yew Chow May 23, 2006

Cheer! congrats on your second place win, Janine. #2807100

Neil R. Shapiro May 23, 2006

Congratulations Janine! This is really lovely--great colors, texture and use of DOF. And thanks for letting me know about my own photo (I got your comment before any notice from the site)! #2807120

Rudra Mandal May 24, 2006

Biggggggggg… congratulations of your fabulous Win Janine, my good friend!!!

Best regards. #2807253

Harjono Djoyobisono May 24, 2006

Congratulation Janine... well done!!

Regards,
Harjono #2807314

Stanley J. Contrades May 24, 2006

Bravo, Janine!! CONGRATULATIONS on this beautiful win!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #2807363

Su Sana E. P level-classic May 24, 2006

Janine, I was so excited to see your winning image and forgot to add the word 'WIN' with my previous message. (LOL) #2807390

Paul E. Earl May 24, 2006

Absolutely fantastic win Janine!! #2807484

Joanna Wolska May 24, 2006

My congratulations Janine! Absolutely gorgeous photo!! Joanna :o) #2807512

Bridgette B May 24, 2006

Congratulations Janine!!! #2807775

Melissa A. Mannon May 24, 2006

congratulations Janine! #2808061

Megan p May 24, 2006

Congratulations Janine!! A gorgeous image!!! #2808067

Judyann Plante May 24, 2006

Congratulations, Janine!!!

Judyann ><> #2808070

Chris Budny level-deluxe May 24, 2006

So pretty! Congratulations, Janine! #2808116

Debra Booth May 24, 2006

Congratulations on this gorgeous winning image, Janine! #2808133

Jenny Bosmans May 24, 2006

Big Congratulations on this beautiful Winner, Janine!! :) #2808152

Jill M. Flusemann May 24, 2006

Congratulations on a wonderful winner! #2808556

Carla Metzler May 24, 2006

Congratulations, Janine!! #2808583

Teresa Norris May 24, 2006

Congratulations! It's SO beautiful! #2808623

Murry Grigsby May 24, 2006

Congrats on your beautiful floral image and win Janine! #2808738

Deb Holmes-Hatfield May 24, 2006

Congrats on your win Janine! #2808785

Leanne M.E. Boyd May 24, 2006

Beautiful shot Janine, congrats on your win! #2808853

Sharon Day level-classic May 24, 2006

Gorgeous image, Janine!!! Big congratulations on your 2nd place win! #2809021

Stephen Zacker May 24, 2006

Congratulations #2809075

Mike F. Anderson level-classic May 24, 2006

Congratulations on your win for this image, Janine! From birds to flowers, I've enjoyed them all! #2809078

Mário Ferreira May 24, 2006

Hi Janine,
It's only one more comment after all wrote before: but I like this photo .
Congratulations for this image. #2809343

Gail Sullivan level-classic May 24, 2006

What a beauty, Janine...congrats on your win! #2809371

Lorri Shank May 24, 2006

Janine!! Yippeeeeee! Congrats on your SECOND PLACE WIN. This is stunning.
You go girl! Lorri #2809376

Chris Macer May 24, 2006

Huge congrats on your win, Janine! :) #2809488

Ray Clarke May 24, 2006

A well deserved win Janine, well done (ac) #2809537

Dale Ann Cubbage May 24, 2006

Fabulous!! Many congrats Janine!

da #2809584

Janine Russell level-deluxe May 24, 2006

From Amalia Arriaga de Garcia 5/24/ 2006 7:20 AM

BIG CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR WIN JANINE!, Amalia #2809682

Janine Russell level-deluxe May 24, 2006

Susan, Jim, Lynne, Robin, Graeme, Neil, Rudra, Harjono, Stan, Susan(again :), Paul, Joanna, Bridgette, Melissa, Megan, Judyann, Christopher, Debra, Jenny, Jill, Carla, Teresa, Murry, Deb, Leanne, Sharon, Stephen, Mike, Mario, Gail, Lorri, Chris, Audrey, Dale Ann and Amalia, I am humbled by all of your kind words of encouragement and congratulations; thank you all very much. #2809727

Sylvia Rossler May 24, 2006

Big Big congrats Janine :o) #2809906

Vicki Hunt May 24, 2006

Beautiful! I am so happy for your win! #2810038

Jill Flynn level-classic May 24, 2006

Janine ~ A BIG CONGRATULATIONS on your win!! #2810049

Terry L. Ellis level-classic May 24, 2006

Congratulations, Janine, on this very beautiful win! #2810296

Claudia Kuhn level-classic May 24, 2006

Beautiful Janine!! Congratulations on your 2nd place win! #2810461

Anne D. Eigen May 24, 2006

Congratulations on this beautiful winner, Janine!!! #2810792

Cathy Barrows May 24, 2006

Congrats on your win #2810909

Sherry S. Boles May 24, 2006

Congrats on this very pretty winner, Janine! #2810976

Mary K. Robison May 24, 2006

A well-deserved winner, Janine ~
CONGRATULATIONS! #2811075

Linda M. Walker May 24, 2006

Beautifully presented,Janine...congratulations on this fine winner #2811283

Janine Russell level-deluxe May 24, 2006

Sylvia, Vicki, Jill, Terry, Claudia, Anne, Cathy, Sherry, Mary and Linda, all of your kind and encouraging comments are greatly appreciated; thanks very much for all of your congratulations. #2811298

Corinne M. Thompson May 24, 2006

Well deserved win...Congrats on your 2nd Place Janine! #2811470

William C. Raco level-addict May 24, 2006

How very pretty!
Congratulations, Janine!

Bill #2811724

Karen Engelbreth May 24, 2006

Congrats on your win, Janine! #2811942

Janine Russell level-deluxe May 24, 2006

Corinne, Bill and Karen, thanks very much for all of your kind comments, encouragement and congratulations. #2811968

Howard A. Wood May 24, 2006

Congratulations, Janine. Great image #2812070

Darryl Wilkinson May 24, 2006

Way to go, Janine! CONGRATULATIONS! #2812114

Janine Russell level-deluxe May 24, 2006

Howard and Darryl, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments and congratulations. #2812240

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe May 25, 2006

A beautiful winning image Janine! Congrats!! Jeff #2813125

S P Mukherji May 25, 2006

Congratulations on this super image and win Janine!! Excellent! #2813811

Janine Russell level-deluxe May 25, 2006

Jeff and SP, thanks very much for your kind comments, encouragement and congratulations. #2813851

Glenn E. Traver May 25, 2006

Congrats on the Win Janine, well done !~ GT #2813981

Donna W. Neal May 25, 2006

A beautiful and well deserved winner, congratulations Janine #2814755

Gilbert W. Covington May 25, 2006

The color,sharpness and DOF are outstanding. Congrats on the win. #2815773

Kristi A. Howson May 25, 2006

Congratulations on your win Janine. So beautiful! #2815961

Evy Johansen level-classic May 25, 2006

Many congratulations on your beautiful win, Janine! #2816288

Nobu Nagase May 26, 2006

congrats, Janine!!! #2819556

Joannie Bertucci level-classic May 26, 2006

I hope there is still some room left for me to congratulate you on your win! :-) I noticed that Kenneth M. used my name when he congratulated you on your finalist...I'm giving it back to you where it belongs! :-)
I can't tell you how much I appreciate your information on how you worked this gorgeous image, you are an excellent teacher! #2820477

Janine Russell level-deluxe May 27, 2006

Glenn, Donna, Gilbert, Kristi, Evy, Nobi and Joannie, thanks very much for all of your kind comments, encouragement and congratulations. #2820801

Nadya Johnson May 30, 2006

Congratulations on this awesome winner, Janine! Loved it from the first and so glad to see it on the winners' list!! SO outstanding! #2833417

Janine Russell level-deluxe May 30, 2006

Nadya, I really appreciate your kind and encouraging comments and congratulations; thanks very much. #2834430

Niels Sandal May 31, 2006

Beautiful, great composition, well done and congratulations! #2838009

Janine Russell level-deluxe May 31, 2006

Niels, thanks very much for your kind comments, encouragement and congratulations. #2838316

Ronald F. Fischer June 02, 2006

A belated but big congratulations on this winner!!! #2843791

Janine Russell level-deluxe June 02, 2006

Ronald, thanks very much for your encouragement and congratulations. #2845133

Michel Lalonde June 09, 2006

Great work #2874652

Janine Russell level-deluxe June 09, 2006

Michel, thanks very much for your kind comment. #2874781

Stacey A. Bates June 22, 2006

I missed this last month, so I will offer my congrats a bit late :0) This is a gorgeous shot, beautiful color, clarity, and dof!!! #2934764

Janine Russell level-deluxe June 22, 2006

Stacey, thanks very much for your kind comments, encouragement and congratulations. #2935604

Janine Russell level-deluxe June 29, 2006

From Sandy Powers 6/27/2006 10:19 AM

Janine! I'm a little behind, but I just noticed your winning flower photo in April's BetterPhoto contest!! CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!! That photo is so amazing! Simple yet beautiful beyond ANYTHING!!! You're awesome!
Congratulations again on a spectacular photo!!!!! SandyP


Sandy, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement.
#2965857

Susan M. Campbell September 27, 2007

Beautiful...image is nice and sharp. Deserves to be a winner. #4855128

Janine Russell level-deluxe September 27, 2007

Susan, thanks so much for your encouragement and congratulations. #4855223

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Photo was taken on April 15, 2006 at 9:15am in Edmonds, Washington
Canon 400mm F/4 DO IS lens + Tamron 1.4x TC @ F/4.5, 1/320 second, ISO 400
Cropped, cloned, exposure -1, Velvia action, + saturation, resized and sharpened in Photoshop

Uploaded on April 18, 2006


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