The Glowing Center

© Su Sana E. P

The Glowing Center

David L. Luchowski June 01, 2006

This is amazing,Susan. this is a winner for sure.The color and detail are beautiful. #456201

Jim [popeyes©] Naso June 01, 2006

Very nice color, comp and detail.

Jim #2838854

ronda chatelle level-classic June 01, 2006

This is now a favorite of mine Susy!! Fantastic colors, details and love the glow! Celestial Dreaming...No one does it better! #2838859

Donna Roberts June 01, 2006

Woo Hoo - not only did you gain first place in this months entries you have a winning image too Suzy!
WOW - this is fantastic - love it!!
:-) ddu
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Rakesh Syal level-classic June 01, 2006

To me this looks like a sanctum of some temple and a winner, Susan! #2838861

Jill Odice level-classic June 01, 2006

happy June 1st!!! Incredible shot Susan...This starts the month off with a big bang! #2838872

Evy Johansen level-classic June 01, 2006

Wow... Stunning image, Susan!! Simply beautiful!! #2838887

Janine Russell level-deluxe June 01, 2006

Susan, wonderful colors, detail, lighting and DOF. #2838910

Julie Robinson June 01, 2006

Wow & double wow- fabulous colours Susan -absolute stunner! #2838918

Ray Clarke June 01, 2006

This is stunning Susan, looks like a fire in the middle (ac) #2838928

Khalid Al-Issa June 01, 2006

Very nice ! #2838978

Mata Patan June 01, 2006

Love this burning centre!!!
Excellent! #2838983

Jenny Bosmans June 01, 2006

WOW!! One of my favorites for sure, Susan!! And a winner in my eyes!! :) #2839026

Paul Michko June 01, 2006

Spectacular display and vert dramatic lighting, Susan. #2839067

Manuel Barrera June 01, 2006

You can perform magic with colors. #2839109

Donald K. Cherry level-classic June 01, 2006

Very pretty floral image, Susan! #2839150

Glenn E. Urquhart June 01, 2006

The beauty of this is image is Striking, Susan!!! Vivid colors, detail and VERY Well Composed! Cheers, Glenn. #2839161

Judyann Plante June 01, 2006

Stunning image, Susan! Incedible lighting color and detail.

Judyann ><>
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Michelle R. Kovach June 01, 2006

So gorgeous Susan! Simply incredible! #2839293

Gail Vitikacs level-classic June 01, 2006

DITTO DITTO DITTO on all of the comments above Susan!!! AWESOME! #2839295

Jim Huffield June 01, 2006

BREATHTAKING IMAGE!!!!!! #2839378

Carolyn J. Connolly level-classic June 01, 2006

I agree with Jim - this is an abolutely "BREATHTAKING IMAGE!!!!!!", Suzy!! I so L-O-V-E *everything* about it!! WOW!! :o) #2839455

Bill Wyatt June 01, 2006

Incedible capture the colors seem to glow this truly awesome! #2839465

Ross Throndson June 01, 2006

Amazing, Susan!! Never seen anything like it! Incredible!!! #2839662

Lynne Morris June 01, 2006

Wow Susan this is stunning, beautifully captured! I nearly posted one the very same - but not a patch on this one! #2839792

Carolyn Foster Spano June 01, 2006

This really has the WOW factor. Amazing find and well executed!!!! #2839812

Karen E. Michaels level-deluxe June 01, 2006

Stunning Susan as the centre looks afire. Peace, karen #2839938

Tracey L. Freeman June 01, 2006

This is really beautiful, Susan! I think the dark background really brings out the bright colors of the flower. Gorgeous! #2840093

Roxanne M. Bubar June 01, 2006

Susan this is MAGNIFIECENT and a winner. #2840136

Margot Petrowski June 01, 2006

I'm predicting a winner badge on this beauty!!!!! #2840182

Paula Dwyer June 01, 2006

Absolutely outstanding! Incredible colors! Winner for sure!! :) #2840202

Melissa G. Meiselman June 01, 2006

Sensational image, Susan. I second everything said before me...this is an exceptional image which stands above all in the catagory of flowers!!! #2840204

Amy JACKSON level-classic June 01, 2006

Really gorgeous, Susan!!! Very well done! #2840208

Margo Blackwood June 01, 2006

There are no words to describe this photo, can't wait to see the one that could beat it, lol. Excellent, it is surely a winner. Congrats.
Was color inhensed by lighting or is this it's natural beauty? Just can't keep my eyes from it. #2840272

Revonda L. Gentry June 01, 2006

Wow!! Another amazing image!! This is just so beautiful, Susan!! #2840287

Nadya Johnson June 01, 2006

WOW and DOUBLE WOW!!! This is what I'd have to call a "gasper," Susan! Totally amazing and spectacular!!! I would also call it a Winner!! This is mesmerizing and ethereal! Can't even find the words... a GORGEOUS piece of art! #2840638

Tarun Bose June 01, 2006

My god Susan. What have done. One of the greatest shot of flower ever seen. I agree with Rakesh. Definitely a winner. #2840645

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe June 01, 2006

Beautiful color and detail, love the glowing center. Good luck with this Susan. #2841451

Laurence Saliba level-classic June 01, 2006

Spectacular!!!!!!!!!! What a beauty!!!! #2841516

Lynnmarie Daley level-deluxe June 01, 2006

Magical! #2841596

Inge S. Lasmana level-classic June 01, 2006

Very wonderful shot, Susan!! I really love the glowing at the center of the POV! well done! #2841729

Dr Silly level-classic June 01, 2006

Spectacular is right. Love the bold colors and DOF. :O)
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Nobu Nagase June 01, 2006

Beautiful glow!!!
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Mary Timman June 01, 2006

Fantastic capture. The light is just gorgeous on this beautiful flower. Beautiful color. You really made this into something so beautiful. #2842362

Patty Razonable June 01, 2006

Absolutely stunning and outstanding, Susan!! #2842488

Ronald F. Fischer June 01, 2006

AWesome capture, Susan! #2842548

Graeme yew Chow June 01, 2006

Magnificient! and imposing, Susan. #2842700

Graeme yew Chow June 01, 2006

Magnificient! and imposing, Susan. #2842707

Hector Contreras June 02, 2006

Wow... Stunning image, Susan
Heco #2843094

Bridgette B June 02, 2006

This is stunning!!!!!!!!!!! #2843327

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe June 02, 2006

A gorgeous glowing image, Susan!!! #2844385

S P Mukherji June 02, 2006

If this is not a winner then nothing is!! #2844643

Chris Budny level-deluxe June 02, 2006

Truly stunning, and so eye-catching! Looks like a hyper-reality painted photograph; the color saturation is terrific! #2845679

Arturo Guerra June 02, 2006

Gorgeous image Susan! The composition lighting and colors are great. #2846395

Nancy L. Green level-classic June 02, 2006

Outstanding Susan!! The colors with the center lighting make this. Very beautiful! #2846532

Robert M. Nicholson June 02, 2006

Wow! What a beaut! #2846600

Darryl Wilkinson June 03, 2006

Susan, All I can say is props to you for such astounding work you keep coming up with, I am in awe... #2846786

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic June 03, 2006

Awesome image..gorgeous colors and details, #2846792

Peggy J. Maguire June 03, 2006

Amazing shot Susan,Great Work... #2847040

Zenon Toczek June 04, 2006

Flamming with light flower, pure perfection...
zenon #2850674

Paul Sikora June 05, 2006

Susan, you certainly attract a lot of comments and I can understand why. I just hope I can take at least one shot as good as this in my time. Creative and exquisitely beautiful image. #2853474

Noel Baebler June 05, 2006

A one-in-a-million image, Susan! Congratulations on seeing it! #2856056

ALLEN O. HOWARD June 05, 2006

Wonderful colors! Looks like a winner! #2857298

Terry L. Ellis level-classic June 06, 2006

Mesmerizing, Susan! Fantastic colors and perfect little details! #2860197

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic June 07, 2006

Gorgeous Susan! #2864128

paul parent level-deluxe June 09, 2006

Stunning #2873999

Sharon Day level-classic July 21, 2006

This is just simply gorgeous, Susan!!! #3060797

Graeme yew Chow July 24, 2006

Susan, I just saw it at 11.40am that the finalist was sent. Congratulations! #3072406

Hector Contreras July 24, 2006

Way to go Susan Congrats on your finalists
Heco #3072566

Kenneth Mucke July 24, 2006

WAY TO GO Susan....Congrats on your finalist...i lost count #3072704

Lorraine A. Cook July 24, 2006

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Susan!!<:)) #3073435

Renee Doyle level-classic July 24, 2006

oh wow Suzy - this is fantastic!! Congratulations on another stunning finalist!
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Vickie Skellenger July 24, 2006

Wow! Congrats! What type of lighting did you use for this beauty? #3073610

Jessica Jenney July 24, 2006

Congratulations Susan on this gorgeous finalist! WOW #3073661

Ross Throndson July 25, 2006

WAY TO GO, SUSAN...6 FINALISTS....BIG CONGRATULATIONS!!! :^) #3074027

Bill Wyatt July 25, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist, Susan! #3074331

Chris Budny level-deluxe July 25, 2006

No surprise here! Your work is just wonderful to look at! Congratulations! #3074566

Revonda L. Gentry July 25, 2006

I agree with Christopher!! Just so fantasitc, Congratulations Susan!! #3074806

Jim [popeyes©] Naso July 25, 2006

Congrats... well deserved. #3074892

Glenn E. Urquhart July 25, 2006

A very big congrats, Susan!!! Well deserved! Cheers, Glenn. #3075041

Dr Silly level-classic July 25, 2006

Congratulations,Susan on your finalist. :O)
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Laurence Saliba level-classic July 25, 2006

A BIG Congratulations, Susan!! #3075135

Terry L. Ellis level-classic July 25, 2006

Susan, congratulations, again, on this superb finalist! Love it! You go girl!! #3075666

Nancy L. Green level-classic July 25, 2006

Congratulations again Susan!! Very well deserved!! <>< #3075803

Patricia (Pat) C. Exum July 25, 2006

Congratulations! You have some beautiful images on your site! I love the way this looks like it is lit from the center. #3076129

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic July 25, 2006

Congratulations Susan on this and the other five finalists...they are all absolutely gorgeous and well deserved !!! Good luck in the next round. #3077067

Judyann Plante July 25, 2006

Wow, Susan!!! Cogratulations again! Thiss is my pick for the big win!

Judyann ><> #3077260

Pat Gamwell July 25, 2006

Masterpiece! Well deserved, my friend! #3077460

Piotr M. Organa July 25, 2006

Fantastic! Congrats, Susan! #3078017

Vicki Hunt July 25, 2006

Well, Susan, you got so many finalists, I can't count them all...they are all exquisite, and best wishes in the Winner category round!!! #3079495

Tressie Davis July 25, 2006

Yay times ten on this one! Congrats Susan! #3079947

Laurie Daily level-deluxe July 25, 2006

Congratulations Susan this is absolutley beautiful. I am really drawn to this one. #3080168

Tarun Bose July 25, 2006

Big congrats my dear Susan. I predicted this shot to be a winner. It is going all the way for a big prize. #3080554

ALLEN O. HOWARD July 25, 2006

Any one of your images cold go on to win. Congratulations Susan #3081295

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe July 25, 2006

Congratulations on this glowing finalist, Susan!!! #3081338

Carla Metzler July 25, 2006

Congratulations, Susan! #3081692

Patty Razonable July 25, 2006

Congratulations, Susan!! #3081778

Ronald Balthazor level-addict July 26, 2006

Congratulations, Susan. Superb light. #3084556

AMALIA Veralli July 26, 2006

Awesome image. Congrats! #3086410

Evy Johansen level-classic July 26, 2006

Many congratulatins on another beautiful finalist, Susan! #3086943

Darryl Wilkinson July 27, 2006

WOOHOO, Susan! I am so happy for you! Congratulations on your 2nd place winner! Bravo!!! #3092378

Lynne Morris July 27, 2006

WTG Susan, many congratulations on your well deserved win. #3092387

Ross Throndson July 27, 2006

Very Well Deserved WIN, Susan...CONGRATULATIONS!!! :^) #3092479

Pat Gamwell July 27, 2006

BRAVO!!! WTG, girlfriend! CONGRATS!!!!! #3092495

Patty Razonable July 27, 2006

Congratulations, Susan!! Stunning and awesome image!! #3092520

Graeme yew Chow July 27, 2006

Susan , well done and congrats on your winner. #3092555

Stanley J. Contrades July 27, 2006

CONGRATULATIONS once again, Susan ... had me going with your name for a minute :-)!! Beautifully done!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #3092592

Donna Roberts July 28, 2006

Fantastic result dear Suzy.....love the new mini pic AND change of name?!
WTG!!
:-) ddu
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Evy Johansen level-classic July 28, 2006

Big congratulations on your well deserved win, Susan! #3092668

Cora Miller level-addict July 28, 2006

The inner glow is gorgeous. Congratulations on your win. #3092733

Jessica Jenney July 28, 2006

Congratulations, Susan or Susana? on this stunning win! #3092763

Lorraine A. Cook July 28, 2006

Congratulations Susan on this outstanding win!<:)) #3092772

Dan Holm level-classic July 28, 2006

Big CONGRATULATIONS, Susan!! #3092779

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic July 28, 2006

Gorgeous image, Susan. Congratulations on your 2nd place win!! #3092804

Renee Doyle level-classic July 28, 2006

WooHoo!!!! Congrats on this fantastic 2nd place Susan!!! Have a fabulous weekend!!
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Mary K. Robison July 28, 2006

Congratulations again on this marvelous photo's win, Susan(a)! #3092901

Michelle R. Kovach July 28, 2006

Congrats Susan! #3093227

Vicki Hunt July 28, 2006

What a wonderful winner! congratulations! #3093384

Donna W. Neal July 28, 2006

A well deserved winner Sus, Congratulations #3093425

Daniel G. Flocke July 28, 2006

Susana - Congratulations on your 2nd Place Winner!!!

~Daniel #3093807

Noel Baebler July 28, 2006

HUZZAH, Susan! #3093816

Roger Bernabo July 28, 2006

Congratulations Susana on your winning image! #3093884

Laurie Daily level-deluxe July 28, 2006

A glorious winner! Congrats! #3093893

Bill Wyatt July 28, 2006

When you first posted this I felt it should be a winner. Congratulations, Susan! #3094041

Tarun Bose July 28, 2006

Congratulations my dear Susan for being a winner for this fantastic shot. Well done. #3094048

Chris Budny level-deluxe July 28, 2006

Congratulations! We all knew this would advance! #3094164

Dr Silly level-classic July 28, 2006

Congratulations for your win for this awesome photo. :O)
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Terry L. Ellis level-classic July 28, 2006

Susan (Susana), congratulations on this spectacular WIN! I love it! I also love the new mini pic and new formal name! Beautiful! #3094239

Judyann Plante July 28, 2006

Susan, I knew we would see this one here. Congratulations on this well-deserved win!!!

Judyann ><> #3094484

David L. Luchowski July 28, 2006

This is one awesome winning image.You really do a fine job.I AM A FAN.Well done ,Susan #3094549

Casey A. Hanson July 28, 2006

Outstanding work, as always, Susan! Congrats on your win! :0) #3094663

Piotr M. Organa July 28, 2006

Gorgeous photo and nice win! Congratulations!!
Also, congratulations on "It's alive", my favourite flower photo of this month's contest. The "Soft and sensual" is gorgeous, too. Excellent work, Susan!! #3094721

Carla Metzler July 28, 2006

Congratulations, Susan! :D #3095014

Monika Sapek level-classic July 28, 2006

Beautifully done image! Big congratulations on your Second Place Win, Susan!
Monika
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Sandy Stigliano July 28, 2006

Congratulations!! #3095436

Nadya Johnson July 28, 2006

Susana, I loved this photo from the first! It is AMAZING, it is SURREAL, it is RADIANT, beautiful, exquisite!! And so on. A HUGE congratulations for a VERY well deserved win!! #3095641

Nancy L. Green level-classic July 28, 2006

I'm so happy for you Susan!! This is so well deserved, Congratulations!!! <>< #3096259

Jim [popeyes©] Naso July 28, 2006

Very well deserved win... congratulations! #3096892

Cheryl E. Molennor July 28, 2006

Wow Susan! Don't know how I missed this one. Gorgeous and well deserved win. Congratulations! #3096932

July 28, 2006

Great light, title and composition Susan!
Congratulations for this much deserving win! #3097218

Husain Akhtar July 29, 2006

Susana, heartily congratulations on this outrightly deserved win! Outstanding work! #3097848

Glenn E. Urquhart July 29, 2006

A HUGH CONGRATS on your award, Susana!!! VERY WELL DONE! Cheers, Glenn. #3098185

Nobu Nagase July 30, 2006

Beautiful win!!!
Congratulations, Susana!!! #3101694

bob cornelison July 30, 2006

Congrats Susana! The yellow glows like it is the source of the light!
Great shot!
~:O) #3101951

Cyn Valentine level-classic July 30, 2006

Stunning image..congratulations!! #3102909

Janine Russell level-deluxe July 30, 2006

Susan,, congratulations on your Second Place win. #3103633

S P Mukherji August 01, 2006

I am glad that this picture has got what it deserved! An out of the world capture indeed, Susan!! #3110632

Richard D. Cox August 03, 2006

Congrats on your win. Could not have happened to a more beautiful person or photo. #3120993

Gunther Allen level-classic August 21, 2006

So luminescent and vibrant with color! A sure winner! Congrats :-) #3195894

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Uploaded on June 01, 2006

BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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