It's alive

Uploaded: June 22, 2006 00:01:03


When I looked at it thru camera lens, I felt it was moving those finger type pollens at For this image I removed the water lily petals. Kept a Orange/Yellow glossy catalog sheet in the background and used the table lamp light directly onto the subject.


Kerby Pfrangle June 22, 2006

Susan WOW...The colors are fantastic. The detail is stunning and this should be a winner. Kerby #469714

Evy Johansen level-classic June 22, 2006

Fabulous image, Susan! Wonderful colors and fantastic clarity! #2931928

Julie Robinson June 22, 2006

Wow & wow- wonderful vibrant colurs & fabulous details!! #2931944

Janine Russell level-deluxe June 22, 2006

Susan, excellent colors, detail, lighting and clarity. #2931969

Pat Gamwell June 22, 2006

You really should be teaching classes for BP, my friend! We all have so much to learn from you! EXQUISITE colors & SUPERB comp & lighting! #2932000

Donna Roberts June 22, 2006

Well Suzy, it takes a lot to shut me up but this amazing image has left me speechless.
I couldn't believe much detail you'd captured - almost 3-D in presentation.
You got yourself a winner here my friend.
:-) ddu

Will attempt to get a photo of the triplets for you soon.

Sherrye Nozaki June 22, 2006

Just incredible! #2932036

Manuel Barrera June 22, 2006

The other photo was fanatic this one is better. #2932133

Lani J June 22, 2006

Susan that is absolutely STUNNING! *WOW*!! Lovely, lovely job! #2932148

Ross Throndson June 22, 2006

Susan, Sensational Color & Detail!! Great Job!! :^) #2932160

Ray Clarke June 22, 2006

Another beautiful image from you Susan! Great colours, detail and lighting!!!(R) #2932177

Judyann Plante June 22, 2006

Incredible colr, detail and lighting, Susan! Just stunning.

Judyann ><> #2932248

Donald K. Cherry June 22, 2006

Wonderful comp, color, DoF and clarity, Susan! #2932323

Paul E. Earl June 22, 2006

Are those colours real?? They are amazing!! Wonderful capture! #2932328

Paula Dwyer June 22, 2006

Brilliant colors, lighting and detail!!
Spectacular!!!! :) #2932329

Glenn E. Urquhart June 22, 2006

Stunning composition, Susan!!! Cheers, Glenn. #2932350

Carolyn J. Connolly June 22, 2006

GORGEOUS macro image, Suzy - just FABULOUS!! This HAS to be a winner!! Those vivid colours are STUNNING!! :o) #2932358

Jim Huffield June 22, 2006

Never seen anything like it Susan, breathtaking image. Jim #2932427

Gail Vitikacs level-classic June 22, 2006

OVER THE TOP Susan...the colors and details that you captured are wonderful! #2932450

Nadine A. Lewis June 22, 2006

An absolutely awesome image, Susan. Everything about it is great!

<>< #2932772

Paul Sikora June 22, 2006

Susan, extraordinary colours as always a magnificent image #2932797

David L. Luchowski June 22, 2006

Amazing, Susan. Great color,detail and presentation.WINNER. #2932972

Linda D. Lester level-classic June 22, 2006

Just love these flowers!!! Awesome job! #2933030

William Johnson June 22, 2006

Lovely vibrant colours,Susan. Beautiful sharp detailed image. Bill J. #2933040

Sandy Stigliano June 22, 2006

WOW! I'm speechless!!! #2933058

Kathy Reeves June 22, 2006

Absolutely stunning!! It reaches out and grabs you!! Thank you for sharing it with us!! #2933140

Terri L. Scribner June 22, 2006

Awesome colors, details and brilliant colors! #2933156

Danielle Baron June 22, 2006

stunning image, wonderful colors..complementary. #2933353

Melissa G. Meiselman June 22, 2006

I can't believe the colors of this flower...just amazing, Susan. Your photo is details on the entire flower making for a stunning composition!!! #2934331

Roxanne M. Bubar June 22, 2006

Outstanding, Susan. This is soooooo beautiful. #2934802

Nadya Johnson June 22, 2006

Another luminous, outstanding macro Susan! You really do amaze us daily with your gorgeous work! #2934980

Bill Wyatt June 22, 2006

Stunning capture! The colors glow they are so vivid! Beautiful details and composition, Susan! #2935601

Darren K. Fisher June 22, 2006

Absolutely stunning. The colors just pop right off of the screen. #2936388

June 22, 2006

Fantastic, beautiful work, Susan!! #2936418

Graeme yew Chow June 22, 2006

Whoa ! outstanding in every way , Susan #2936548

Inge S. Lasmana June 22, 2006

Stunning colors with the 3D effect, Susan! #2936787

Lavone Vannoy June 22, 2006

WOW--WOW--WOW!! Just beautiful!!! #2937451

Karen Engelbreth June 22, 2006

WOW - fantastic macro, Susan!!! #2937492

Jenny Bosmans June 23, 2006

A real STUNNER, Susan!! Love this! :) #2938030

Roger Bernabo June 23, 2006

GORGEOUS colors Susan!! #2939160

Jim Kinnunen June 23, 2006

An awesomely gorgeous image, Susan!!!! #2940052

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer June 23, 2006

Unbelievably beautiful, Susan. I can't get over how sharp and detailed it is. And the colors!!!! WOWWEE!! And image I will not forget for a very long time. #2940939

June 23, 2006

wow-amazing colors here. Love the bright blues and yellows-not to mention the clarity. Great Macro shot. #2941346

Amy JACKSON June 23, 2006

Wonderful image, Susan!!! Love the colors and great clarity!! #2942967

Donna La Mattino Pagakis June 23, 2006

Bright and beautiful, great detail! #2942989

Mustafa K. Al Jallad June 23, 2006

This is perfect photo Susan #2943296

Kenneth Mucke June 24, 2006

Just AMAZING colors and macro work Susan as usual #2944113

Husain Akhtar June 25, 2006

Exceptional image, Susan - painting with light! More I see it more I enjoy! wonderful work. #2948925

John Connolly June 25, 2006

An incredible macro, Susan! This image has a surreal effect, and the intense color is superb. #2949100

Dennis Flanagan June 26, 2006

Fabulous colors. #2953790

Sylvia Rossler June 26, 2006

Definately a winner ! Those colors and details are amazing !! #2954017

June 27, 2006

BEAUTIFUL image, Susan! Incredible macro, vibrant colors & composition! Outstanding! :) #2955252

June 27, 2006

Beautiful Susan ! Great colors and clarity - nicely done! #2956395

Terry L. Ellis level-classic June 27, 2006

Amazing colors, light and composition, Susan! Awesome clarity! #2957063

Alice Lero June 29, 2006

It does look alive! It is absoluetly amazing. Your gallery is fantastic! What wonderful pictures! :) #2965597

Noel Baebler June 29, 2006

Wowie-Zowie! A stunner, Susan!!! #2967502

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic June 30, 2006

Stunning !! Gorgous colors and details. #2972658

Graeme yew Chow July 24, 2006

Beautiful finalists,Susan. Congrats but I am surprise that the feather detail not selected which I like very much. #3072420

Kenneth Mucke July 24, 2006

WAY TO GO Susan....Congrats on your finalist #3072446

Sharon Day July 24, 2006

Congratulations on this and all of your fantastic finalists, Susan!!! Good luck next round! #3072502

Lorraine A. Cook July 24, 2006

Congrats on this awesome finalist, Susan!<:)) #3072726

Alice Lero July 24, 2006

Congratulations...way to go! :) #3072839

Renee Doyle July 24, 2006

Wow!! Sorry I missed this one!! Many congrats on another stunning finalist Susan!

Pat Gamwell July 24, 2006

This one DEFINETLY had to make it! Superb! BIG CONGRATS, my dear friend! #3073028

Kerby Pfrangle July 24, 2006

Outstanding. Congratulations on your finalist Susan. #3073058

Nadya Johnson July 24, 2006

AWESOME photo, Susan! A second congratulations on your second stunning finalist! #3073454

Nadya Johnson July 24, 2006

AWESOME photo, Susan! A second congratulations on your second stunning finalist! #3073455

Mary K. Robison July 24, 2006

So, Susan...six finalists this time?? WOW! ;)
What a delightful day!
CONGRATULATIONS on every one of your stunning finalists, and best of luck (like you need it) to you on the next level!! #3073612

Julie Robinson July 24, 2006

Wow- this is so deserving of the finalist Suan - congratulations on all of them! #3073656

Jessica Jenney July 24, 2006

Congratulations again and again, Susan! Another stunner! :-O #3073676

Ray Clarke July 24, 2006

Well done Susan, congrats again! #3073755

Danielle Baron July 25, 2006

Congratulations Susan on your finalist. #3073964

July 25, 2006

Congratulations on this well- deserved finalist Susan! #3074194

Bill Wyatt July 25, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist, Susan! #3074314

Navin Talwar July 25, 2006

Congratulations. #3074337

Revonda L. Gentry July 25, 2006

Congratulations, Susan!! #3074767

Glenn E. Urquhart July 25, 2006

A very big congrats, Susan!!! Well deserved! Cheers, Glenn. #3075062

Laurence Saliba level-classic July 25, 2006

I would have been stunned if this wasnt chosen! Congrats Susan on this and all your BEAUTIFUL finalists!!! #3075109

Terry L. Ellis level-classic July 25, 2006

AWESOME, Susan! Congratulations on this stunner of a finalist!!!! #3075647

Aldwin L. Ong July 25, 2006

Well done! Congratulations on this artful finalist! :) God bless! #3075694

Noel Baebler July 25, 2006

Huzzah, Susan! I love this!!! #3076053

Ross Throndson July 25, 2006


Dr Silly level-classic July 25, 2006

WOW super colors in this shot. Congratulations, Susan. :O)

Jenny Bosmans July 25, 2006

Congratulations on another beautiful finalist, Susan! :) #3076220

Ken Smith level-classic July 25, 2006

Congrats again!!! #3076405

Jill Odice level-classic July 25, 2006

I think this is my favorite image of your s so far! Congrats again :-) #3076723

Gail Vitikacs level-classic July 25, 2006

Well deserved! Congratulations! #3077114

Piotr M. Organa July 25, 2006

Amazing... Congrats!!! #3078327

Tarun Bose July 25, 2006

Congrats my queen of flowers. This one definitely heading for grand prize. Best of luck. Tarun. #3078715

Jill Flynn July 25, 2006

STUNNING!!!! Congratulations on another terrific finalist Susan! #3078793

Rakesh Syal level-classic July 25, 2006

Congratulations, you deserved this, Susan!! #3078995

Nadine A. Lewis July 25, 2006

Congratulations on your much deserved finalist!!! #3079516

Tressie Davis July 25, 2006

Congrats on this one too Susan! #3079663

Laurie Daily level-deluxe July 25, 2006

I love this one too! Congrats again! #3080193

Nancy L. Green level-classic July 25, 2006

You are having a banner day my friend!! Congratulations again!! #3080404

July 25, 2006

Susan,Great shot.It does look alive.Congradulations on your finalist photo.Well I have to feed the deer now and get into my deer stand. The bucks are starting to show up now.Keep shootin. #3080798

Jim Kinnunen July 25, 2006

Congratulations on this superb finalist, Susan!!! #3081331

Carla Metzler July 25, 2006

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Susan! #3081678

Patty Razonable July 25, 2006

Congratulations, Susan!! Absolutely beautiful!! #3081695

Monika Sapek July 26, 2006

Fabulous colors and details, Susan! What a beautiful macro! Many congratulations on your wonderful finalist and good luck in the next round!

Bridgette B July 26, 2006

Congratulations Susan! #3085484

Cheryl E. Molennor July 26, 2006

You go Susan. Absoluteluy awesome #3086161

Evy Johansen level-classic July 26, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Susan!! #3086960

Rudra Mandal July 26, 2006

Susan big congratulations on this outstanding finalist and best of luck for something very very special!!
Your fan from India. #3087034

Inge Johnsson July 26, 2006

This flower abstract is one of the best I've seen. You're very talented! Fantastic colors and composition. Great work and congrats on the finalist placement! #3087603

Darryl Wilkinson July 26, 2006

Tis definitely "alive," Susan! OUTSTANDING Finalist...and then some :) Congratulations! #3087617

Serena Pierce level-deluxe July 27, 2006

FANTASTIC image!!! Congratulations!! #3089943

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