Happy Birthday Ronda!

© Melissa G. Meiselman

Happy Birthday Ronda!

Uploaded: October 18, 2006 06:41:37


This photo was shot in RAW and not edited other than the conversion from RAW.


Mary N C. Taitt October 18, 2006

VERY PRETTY! Happy Birthday Ronda! Mary :-D #541984

Mary N C. Taitt October 18, 2006

Like the repetition of form with the variety of coloring #3466811

Manuel Barrera October 18, 2006

Very nice, Melissa, the texture of the subject is superb. #3466850

Melissa G. Meiselman October 18, 2006

Thanks, Mary for both of your great comments...and thank you Manuel for your great comment, as well!!! #3466894

Chastity Abbott October 18, 2006

Wonderful colors in this portrait!! I like your focus and your dof!! Great capture!!!....love the lighting* #3466896

Adilson F. Ferreira level-classic October 18, 2006

Wonderful capture Melissa!!!
Great lighting, textures and details!!! #3466897

Mary Timman October 18, 2006

What a beautiful card ! I think this is so soft and pretty for a birthday and this time of the year. #3466903

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

Exceptionally beautiful and detailed macro capture and a wonderful dedication, Melissa!! Great job!! #3466983

Carla Metzler October 18, 2006

Wonderful capture, Melissa!
Happy Birthday, Ronda! #3467160

Judy A. Lawhon October 18, 2006

Stunning and elegant capture, Melissa! Happy birthday, Ronda! #3467226

Melissa G. Meiselman October 18, 2006

Thanks Chastity, Adilson, Mary, Susana, Carla and Judy for commenting on this image!!! #3467238

Joy Rector October 18, 2006

great shot #3467318

Deborah Sandidge October 18, 2006

Quiet and beautiful, Melissa, a nice birthday tribute! #3467350

Nadya Johnson October 18, 2006

Outstanding, Melissa! I really like the three-dimensionality of this! The subtle colors are also very rich. A very striking shot! #3467372

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 18, 2006

Nice comp and depth Melissa! Jeff #3467503

Ray Clarke October 18, 2006

Beautiful birthday dedication shot Melissa, lovely detail #3467575

Sherri Gorman October 18, 2006

Beautiful lighting and detail!!!! Wonderful birthday tribute!!!! #3467714

Rakesh Syal level-classic October 18, 2006

Awesome capture Melissa! Great lighting, textures and hues! #3467907

Shirley L. Carpenter October 18, 2006

Beautiful capture and composition Melissa!! #3467957

Nancy L. Green level-classic October 18, 2006

Beautiful tones and comp Melissa!! This is just beautiful!! <>< #3468096

ronda chatelle level-classic October 18, 2006

Melissa....thank you soooo much for this beautiful birthday tribute! This is such an exquisite, unique, gorgeous image. You have made me feel very special. I really appreciate your kindness.......ronda #3468319

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna October 18, 2006

Very pretty, Meliss!!!!! ^.^ Kitty #3468502

Melissa G. Meiselman October 18, 2006

Thanks Joy, Deborah, Nadya, Jeff, Ray, Audrey, Sherri, Rakesh, Shirley, Nancy, Ronda and Kitty for commenting on this image!!! #3468579

Carol Sawyer October 18, 2006

Wonderful capture and tones, Melissa!!!! #3468612

Sam Britt October 18, 2006

Great composition, detail, and lighting, Melissa. Very nice for Ronda's birthday card.
Sam #3468644

Tarun Bose October 18, 2006

Excellent capture and lovely colours. Good composition. Well done Melissa. #3468720

Melissa G. Meiselman October 18, 2006

Thanks Carol, Sam and Tarun for your great comments!!! #3468817

Barbara Waldoch level-classic October 18, 2006

Fabulous shot, Melissa! #3468942

Tamara K. Walker level-classic October 18, 2006

Beautifully done. #3468974

Darren K. Fisher October 18, 2006

Outstanding DOF, lighting and detail. #3469080

Colette M. Metcalf October 18, 2006

Beautiful capture, Melissa!! #3469110

Melissa G. Meiselman October 18, 2006

Thanks Barbara, Tamara, Darren, Colette and Douglas for your terrific comments. Much appreciated!!! #3469311

Ronald F. Fischer October 18, 2006

beautiful capture and wonderful dedication, Melissa! #3469395

Hector Contreras October 18, 2006

Great shot, like the DOF and colors. Melisa
Heco #3469494

Charlene Taylor October 18, 2006

A fabulous shot Melissa! #3469546

Daniella Puente October 18, 2006

A wonderful detail for a B-Day Melissa! (wish you a nice day Ronda :o)
Daniella #3469571

Arnie Horwitz level-deluxe October 18, 2006

Great capture, Melissa! #3469648

Melissa G. Meiselman October 18, 2006

Thanks Ronald, Heco, Charlene, daniella and Arnie for commenting on this image!!! #3469667

Leonard Pierce October 18, 2006

Beautiful image Melissa, excellent colors and composition!! #3469767

Janine Russell level-deluxe October 18, 2006

Melissa, excellent detail, lighting, DOF and composition. #3469812

Lani J October 19, 2006

A great find with wonderful detail and a lovely composition, Melissa! :) #3470327

Husain Akhtar October 19, 2006

Wonderfully captured and framed, Melissa! Very thoughtfully done and dedicated! #3470365

Sharon King October 19, 2006

Nice shapes and detail Melissa! #3471267

Ray Thoms October 19, 2006

Beautiful subtle colours, they are very striking against the background making them stand out....well done Melissa #3471464

Bill Wyatt October 19, 2006

Fantastic details and lighting. Love the colors and composition as well, Melissa!! #3472071

Amy JACKSON October 19, 2006

Beautiful image, Melissa!! Great colors and lighting!! #3472169

Cyn Valentine October 19, 2006

Beautiful color and clarity..great work! #3472177

Melissa G. Meiselman October 19, 2006

Thanks Len, Janine, Lani, MH, Sharon, Ray, Bill, Amy and Cyn for commenting on this image!!!! #3472395

Lorraine A. Cook October 20, 2006

A 'berry' beautiful photo and dedication, Melissa!!<:))

And...a belated Happy Birthday, Ronda!<:)) #3476749

Hendrik Storme October 20, 2006

Excellent and wonderful capture! Love the details and everyting!!!:) #3476758

Melissa G. Meiselman October 20, 2006

Thanks Lorraine and Hendrik for commenting on this image. Much appreciated!!! #3476905

Pamela Shane October 20, 2006

Wonderful composition Melissa - the textures, & colors are super! :) #3477025

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic October 20, 2006

Very beautiful image Melissa!,
Amalia #3478376

Melissa G. Meiselman October 20, 2006

Thanks Pamela and Amalia for commenting on this image!!! #3478911

Bridgette B October 21, 2006

Stuning details....wonderful captrue, Melissa! #3479917

Sherri Gorman November 23, 2006

Congratulations!!!!! #3619851

Nadya Johnson November 23, 2006

Huge congrats Melissa, on this EXQUISITE and very well deserved finalist!! It is one of my favorites! So glad to see it in the winners' circle and best of luck in the final round! #3619955

Laura Clay-Ballard November 23, 2006

BIG congrats! totally awesome image! #3619961

Susie Peek-Swint November 23, 2006

Beautiful capture Melissa ~ many congrats on your finalist! #3620087

JO ANN CLEVELAND November 23, 2006

Way to go Melissa! Congrats!
jo ann c. #3620178

Hendrik Storme November 23, 2006

Congrats Melissa, fantastic finalist!!! #3620190

Paul E. Earl November 23, 2006

Congratulations on this superb finalist. Good luck in the next round! #3620391

Steve Mescha November 23, 2006

I see you've done well in the finals this month, Melissa! Congratulations times 3 :-) #3620571

Bill Wyatt November 23, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist, Melissa! #3620574

Kaye Burazin November 23, 2006

Superb Melissa. Congrats on your finalist. #3620663

Melissa G. Meiselman November 23, 2006

Thank you all, my Better Photo friends, for your best wishes!!!!! #3620721

Revonda L. Gentry November 23, 2006

Congratulations, Melissa!! #3620770

Carla Metzler November 23, 2006

Congratulations, Melissa! #3620888

Jessica Jenney November 23, 2006

Congratulations, Melissa on this finalist! A beauty! #3621209

Ray Thoms November 23, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist Melissa... #3621905

Melissa G. Meiselman November 23, 2006

Thanks Revonda, Carla, Jessica and Ray for your best wishes!!! #3622099

eileen bedford November 23, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist, so well deserved Melissa... #3622135

Kenneth Mucke November 23, 2006

Congrats on this superb finalist Melissa and good luck #3622356

Graeme yew Chow November 23, 2006

Big congrats on this awesome image, Melissa. Well done. #3622670

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna November 23, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist photos, Melissa!!! ^.^ :-) Kitty #3623017

Melissa G. Meiselman November 23, 2006

Thanks Eileen, Kenneth, Graeme and Kitty for your best wishes!!!! #3623112

Tamera S. Phillips November 23, 2006

Congratulation on this well deserved finalist. #3623225

Barbara Waldoch level-classic November 23, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist, Melissa! #3623456

Hector Contreras November 23, 2006

Big congratulations on your finalist
Heco #3623514

Aimee S. McMaster November 24, 2006

....congrats on your wonderful finalist Melissa...Aimee #3624068

Paul G Slate November 24, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist! nice work Melissa #3624089

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

Congratulations on this super Finalist, Melissa!! #3624156

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic November 24, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3624402

Terry L. Ellis level-classic November 24, 2006

Congratulations, Melissa, on your terrific finalist! #3625065

Arnie Horwitz level-deluxe November 24, 2006

Congratulations on this great finalist, Melissa! #3625131

Kristi A. Howson November 24, 2006

Congratualtions on this awesome finalist and best of luck in the next round Melissa! Beautiful framing. #3625578

Janine Russell level-deluxe November 24, 2006

Melissa, congratulations on your finalist. #3625870

Rakesh Syal level-classic November 24, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist! Great work Melissa!!


Denise M. Snyder November 24, 2006

Huge congrats to you Melissa!!! #3626500

Boris Kirpichnikov level-classic November 24, 2006

Congratulations on this great finalist,Melissa! #3627425

Cesar J. La Rosa November 24, 2006

Congratulations on yet another WONDERFUL Finalist, Melissa!!! #3627852

Husain Akhtar November 25, 2006

So sorry for the delay in congratulating you personally – I struggled to find October finalists – thanks to Trula that now I have the link! Wake up BF!!
However, big congratulations and best wishes for the next round, my dearest friend!

Z. Banu November 25, 2006

Congratulation on your sucess Melissa. #3628206

Judyann Plante November 25, 2006

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Melissa!!!

Judyann ><> #3628248

November 25, 2006

Sweet Melissa--Well you can only imagine the excitement I felt when I saw this gorgeous image had received a place amongst the October finalists! I will always remember this esquisite image and never forget your thoughtful display of friendship. I am so pleased to be able to thank you again under "winning" circumstances. Best of luck in the next round- #3628388

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe November 25, 2006

Congrats Melissa on your Finalist!! Jeff #3628882

ronda chatelle level-classic November 25, 2006

Melissa, You are probably wondering who in the world is Amberlee?? I apologize, the above message was actually from me. I didn't know that I had logged in under my daughters name. Anyhow....thanks again ;-)
-ronda #3628937

Melissa G. Meiselman November 25, 2006

Many thanks to all you who have taken the time to find the link, take a look at this image and leave your wonderfully supportive comments and best wishes!!! #3628997

Ken Smith level-classic November 25, 2006

Melissa, congrats on a beautiful photo! #3629165

Gary G. Stewart November 25, 2006

Congratulations, Melissa. Well deserved! #3629295

Melissa G. Meiselman November 25, 2006

Thanks Ken and Gary for your wonderful comments and best wishes!!! #3630212

Tarun Bose November 25, 2006

Congrats for your most deserving finalist. #3630342

Melissa G. Meiselman November 25, 2006

Thanks, Tarun for your best wishes!!! #3630521

Susan Jane Allen level-classic November 26, 2006

Wow, lovely! Congrats, Melissa! #3631964

Lavone Vannoy November 26, 2006

CONGRATULATIONS!!! :) #3632130

Kathy Reeves November 26, 2006

So many gorgeous finalist Melissa!! Congratulations!! #3632973

Cyn Valentine November 26, 2006

Congratulations Melissa! #3632980

Paula Dwyer November 26, 2006

Melissa, Congratualtions on you awesome finalist!! :) #3633638

Jill Odice level-classic November 26, 2006

Sweet shot Melissa! Congrats ! #3633734

Melissa G. Meiselman November 26, 2006

Thanks Cyn, Paula and Jill for you best wishes!!! #3634655

Cheryl E. Molennor November 27, 2006

Congratulations Melissa! #3637950

Karen Slagle November 27, 2006

Beautiful finalist, Melissa. Big congrats... #3638353

Karen Walzer November 27, 2006

COngrats Melissa!!!!!!!! #3638975

Melissa G. Meiselman November 27, 2006

Thanks Cheryl, Karen S. and Karen W for your great comments!!! #3639413

Renee Doyle level-classic November 27, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Melissa!

Cathy M. Gromball November 29, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Melissa!

Cathy :) #3647727

Melissa G. Meiselman November 29, 2006

Thanks Renee and Cathy for your terrific comments!! #3648056

Chris Budny level-deluxe November 30, 2006

This has a nice, simple elegance to it, and a very delicate feel. Congratulations on the Finalist! #3652151

Melissa G. Meiselman November 30, 2006

Thanks, Chris for your great comment!! #3652168

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