Chocolate Cosmos #2

Uploaded: October 24, 2006

Description

Photo was taken on September 10, 2006 at 3:37pm in Edmonds, Washington
Canon 400mm F/4 DO IS lens + Tamron 1.4x TC @ F/4, 1/250 second, ISO 100
Cropped, levels, shadow/highlight, + saturation, resized, sharpened and burned in Photoshop CS
POTD at Photoshowdown.com on January 4, 2007

Comments

Barbara Waldoch level-classic October 24, 2006

Very pretty and great detail, Janine! #545127

Janine Russell level-deluxe October 24, 2006

From Evy Johansen 10/24/2006 12:05:13 AM

Wow... so beautiful, Janine! Wonderful color and great composition!


#3491555

Julie Robinson October 24, 2006

Wonderful colours & shadows Janine- well done! #3491569

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

Absolutely exquisite, Janine!! Colors, details and dof are absolutely stunning!! #3491601

William Johnson October 24, 2006

Pretty colours and a nice composition Janine. Bill J. #3491602

Dan Holm level-classic October 24, 2006

Outstanding composition and color in this beautiful capture, Janine! #3491654

Raymond Pauly October 24, 2006

Amazing clarity and clear colors, Janine! #3491655

Paul E. Earl October 24, 2006

WOW!! Such beautiful colours! #3491734

Ray Clarke October 24, 2006

Wonderful angle Janine, great colours too #3491749

Chris Macer October 24, 2006

Wonderful color and detail in this, Janine! #3491751

Paul Michko October 24, 2006

Rich and elegant looking, Janine. #3491778

Alan L. Borror October 24, 2006

Gorgeous image, Janine! Very nice color and design elements! #3491810

Ronald Balthazor October 24, 2006

Terrific image, Janine. Great repetition in the BG and very rich color. #3491848

Donald K. Cherry October 24, 2006

Very pretty floral image, Janine! #3491899

Richard D. Cox October 24, 2006

A stunning flower display. Great selective focusing. #3491932

Bill Wyatt October 24, 2006

Beautiful I love the colors and dof the lighting is terrific!! #3491957

Paul Sikora October 24, 2006

Beautiful, Janine #3491977

Carla Metzler October 24, 2006

Beautiful, Janine! #3492138

Adilson F. Ferreira level-classic October 24, 2006

Wonderful perspective and composition Janine!!! #3492183

Husain Akhtar October 24, 2006

I really like this wonderful work and image, Janine! Very well done! #3492345

Ray Thoms October 24, 2006

Beautiful image and effects Janine....well done! #3492500

Karen Slagle October 24, 2006

Excellent and stunning image, Janine. Love the colors and matching "shadow" image of the main flower. #3492671

Sharon King October 24, 2006

Lovely image Janine, love the color and DOF! #3492797

Rakesh Syal level-classic October 24, 2006

Very lovely image and great detail, Janine! #3492814

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna October 24, 2006

What a GORGEOUS image, Janine!!!! The colors and clarity!!!!! Wonderful!!!! ^.^ Kitty #3492822

Cliff & Patti Smith October 24, 2006

Beautiful colors, details and composition Janine! #3492850

Stephen Zacker October 24, 2006

Like the deep rich colors, and your dof. #3493068

Janine Russell level-deluxe October 24, 2006

Barbara, Evy, Susan, Bill J, Raymond, Paul E, Ray & Audrey, Chris, Paul M, Alan, Ronald, Donald, Richard, Bill W, Paul S, Carla, Adilson, MH, Ray T, Karen, Sharon, Rakesh, Kitty, Patricia and Stephen, Thanks very much for all of your kind and encouraging comments. #3493313

Ken Smith level-classic October 24, 2006

I like your colors on this. And composition. Excellent! #3493325

Ronald F. Fischer October 24, 2006

Looks good enough to eat! #3493774

Melissa G. Meiselman October 24, 2006

Beautiful with the subtle echo of the flower in the background, Janine!!! #3493805

Wendy Stevenson October 24, 2006

Gorgeous floral image Janine! I love the limited colour palette and beautiful detail! #3494829

William C. Raco level-classic October 24, 2006

I love cosmos
You did a wonderful job with the composition, light and color
Beautiful, Janine

Bill #3494849

Peder Mageroy October 24, 2006

It's all been said, but this is an amazing shot Janine, the colors are incredible. #3495043

Amy JACKSON October 24, 2006

Gorgeous image, Janine!! Wonderful composition and color!! #3495051

David L. Luchowski October 24, 2006

I love the POV and backround color here,Janine.Well done. #3495187

Janine Russell level-deluxe October 24, 2006

Ken, Ronald, Melissa, Wendy, Bill, Peder, Amy and David, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments. #3495241

Nancy L. Green level-classic October 24, 2006

Beautifully done Janine!! I love the deep rich colors and the wonderful details!! <>< #3495269

William88 October 24, 2006

This is really gorgeous. Beautiful color, excellent composition and bokeh. #3495377

Janine Russell level-deluxe October 24, 2006

Nancy and William, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #3495382

Sharon Day level-classic October 25, 2006

Gorgeous capture, Janine!!! Great looking reds and composition! #3496680

Datha Y. Thompson October 25, 2006

WOW!!! Soooooo Beautiful!!! Excellent shot as always Janine :0) #3496958

Janine Russell level-deluxe October 25, 2006

Sharon and Datha, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments. #3497057

Anne D. Eigen October 25, 2006

Stunning detail, colors, and tones, Janine! Beautiful work!!! #3498367

Janine Russell level-deluxe October 25, 2006

Anne, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement. #3498469

Tarun Bose October 25, 2006

Outstanding colours and details. Great work my dear Janine. #3498572

Janine Russell level-deluxe October 25, 2006

Tarun, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #3498605

Errick L. Cameron level-deluxe October 28, 2006

Great detail and I love the color.
The repetition males for a pleaseing composition. Well done! #3516054

Janine Russell level-deluxe October 28, 2006

Errick, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments. #3516294

Marianne Fortin October 30, 2006

Love the color and dof, Janine! #3522714

Janine Russell level-deluxe October 30, 2006

Marianne, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement. #3523492

eileen bedford October 30, 2006

So beautifully done Janine, love the deep colors and dof.... #3523797

Janine Russell level-deluxe October 30, 2006

Eileen, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments. #3523884

October 30, 2006

Gorgeous image Janine. I especially like how the image seems to blurrily repeat itself in the background. BEAUTIFUL!! :} #3524080

Janine Russell level-deluxe October 30, 2006

Angela, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #3524245

Sherri Gorman November 23, 2006

Congratulations!!!! This is soooooo beautiful!!!!! #3619836

Murry Grigsby November 23, 2006

Congrats again Janine :0) #3619871

Susie Peek-Swint November 23, 2006

Congrats again Janine! #3619888

Paul E. Earl November 23, 2006

Congratulations on this superb finalist. Good luck in the next round! #3620247

Sylvia Rossler November 23, 2006

Big congrats on your finalist Janine :O) #3620253

Bill Wyatt November 23, 2006

Congratulations Janine! #3620473

Carla Metzler November 23, 2006

Congratulations, Janine! #3620768

Wayne T. Fisk November 23, 2006

I always loved chocalate, Janine! Congrats!
Wayne #3621172

Colette M. Metcalf November 23, 2006

Congrats, Janine! #3621591

Tarun Bose November 23, 2006

Congrats my dear Janine for finalist. #3621787

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict November 23, 2006

Congrats on another beautiful finalist, Janine!
-Debby #3621819

Graeme yew Chow November 23, 2006

Congratulation Janine. Good luck next round. #3621829

Ray Thoms November 23, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist Janine... #3621849

eileen bedford November 23, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist, well deserved Janine... #3621995

Terry L. Ellis level-classic November 23, 2006

Janine, congratulations again on this splendid finalist! #3622601

Nadya Johnson November 23, 2006

Congratulations Janine, on your spectacular finalist! Best of luck in round two! #3622648

November 23, 2006

WOW! This is gorgeous. Congrats and I hope we see it yet again! #3622672

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic November 23, 2006

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3622844

Janine Russell level-deluxe November 23, 2006

Sherri, Murry, Susie, Paul, Sylvia, Bill, Carla, Wayne, Colette, Tarun, Debby, Graeme, Ray, Eileen, Terry, Nadya, Trula and Kay, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement and congratulations.

#3622949

Tamera S. Phillips November 23, 2006

Congratulation on this well deserved finalist Janine. #3623198

Johnny Santoso November 23, 2006

Congratulations Janine!!
on this gorgeous well deserved finalist.

rgds,

#3623286

Laurence Saliba level-classic November 23, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Janine!!!! #3623410

Barbara Waldoch level-classic November 23, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist, Janine! #3623419

Esther Smith November 23, 2006

Very cool...congratulations Janine!!! #3623435

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

Congratulations on this gorgeous Finalist, Janine!! #3624050

Laura Clay-Ballard November 24, 2006

very pretty! congrats, aain! #3624531

Ken Smith level-classic November 24, 2006

Congrats again!! #3624661

Arnie Horwitz level-deluxe November 24, 2006

Congratulations on another great finalist, Janine! #3625063

Kathy Shogren level-classic November 24, 2006

Beautiful floral. Congrats Janine on finalist! #3625182

Janine Russell level-deluxe November 24, 2006

Tamera, Johnny, Laurence, Barbara, Esther, Susan, Laura, Ken, Arnie and Kathy, thanks very much for all of your congratulations, kind comments and encouragement. #3625388

Kristi A. Howson November 24, 2006

Congratualtions on this awesome finalist and best of luck in the next round Janine. I just love these color values! #3625527

John V. Roscich level-deluxe November 24, 2006

CONGRATS JANINE
JOHN
#3625609

Cathy M. Gromball November 24, 2006

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Janine!

Cathy :) #3625658

Cindy Hamilton November 24, 2006

Fantastic, Janine! You are amazing! #3626187

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe November 24, 2006

Beautiful Janine; congrats on your Finalist!! Jeff #3626201

Dr Silly level-classic November 24, 2006

Well J9 I see other congratultions is in order. Congrats. :O)
#3626235

Michael S. Baker November 24, 2006

Beautiful capture, Janine!! Congrats on making the finals- best of luck at next level!
Regards,
Mike B- #3626520

John D. Quixley November 24, 2006

Congratulations on making the finalists here also Janine. All the best for the next round #3626767

Kate Jackson November 24, 2006

This is so incredible Janine! Congratulations and good luck in the next round! #3626876

Datha Y. Thompson November 24, 2006

CONGRATULATIONS ON THIS OUTSTANDING FINALIST JANINE!!! YOU ARE AWESOME :0) #3627004

Anne D. Eigen November 24, 2006

An outstanding flower image, Janine! Congratulation on your finalist and best wishes in the next round!!! #3627434

Donna La Mattino Pagakis November 24, 2006

Congratulations on your great finalist win!!! Pretty floral! #3627534

Rakesh Syal level-classic November 24, 2006

Once again, congratulations on your outstanding finalist, Janine!! #3627800

Glenn E. Traver November 24, 2006

Congrats on this finalist Janine ,wonderful composition a winner for sure ~ GT #3627833

Judy Williams November 24, 2006

WOW WOW WOW! Your use of color is superb. I love the DOF and detail of the petals that are in focus. The overall rich tones just pull in the eye. I'd buy a print!!! Congratulations. #3627921

Sherry S. Boles November 24, 2006

Your photos of these have made me want some of these flowers!! Wonderful light...Congrats, Janine! #3627985

Janine Russell level-deluxe November 24, 2006

Kristi, JOHN R, Cathy, Cindy, Jeff, Doc, Mike, John Q, Kate, Datha, Anne E, Donna, Rakesh, Glenn, Judy and Sherry, thanks very much for all of your congratulations, encouragement and kind comments. #3628087

Tonya R. Boles November 25, 2006

Congrats.. #3628842

Susan Jane Allen level-classic November 25, 2006

Congrats on your finalists, Janine! This is a beauty! #3629511

Janine Russell level-deluxe November 25, 2006

Tonya and Susan, thanks very much for your encouragement and congratulations. #3629605

Kay Beausoleil November 25, 2006

Congratulations many times over on your finalists this month, Janine -- a great body of work!!! #3631032

Janine Russell level-deluxe November 25, 2006

Kay, I really appreciate your kind comments and encouragement; thanks very much for your many congratulations. #3631108

ronda chatelle level-classic November 25, 2006

I love the coloring on this! Very unique. Excellent title too! Congratulations Janine! #3631213

Pam S. Cooley November 25, 2006

Congrats Janine!!! Beautiful Photo. #3631270

Janine Russell level-deluxe November 25, 2006

Ronda, thanks very much for your kind comments, congratulations and encouragement. #3631603

William88 November 25, 2006

I am glad to see this one again. Congratulations on your finalist. #3631778

Lavone Vannoy November 26, 2006

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!! :) #3632149

Kathy Reeves November 26, 2006

Stunning Janine!!! Congratulations!! #3632942

Paula Dwyer November 26, 2006

Congrats on another beautiful finalist Janine!!! :) #3633541

Janine Russell level-deluxe November 26, 2006

William, Lavone, Kathy and Paula, thanks very much for your congratulations and encouragement. #3634107

Linda M. Walker November 26, 2006

Beautiful...congratulations,Janine #3634652

Janine Russell level-deluxe November 26, 2006

Linda, thanks very much for your encouragement and congratulations. #3634722

Cheryl E. Molennor November 27, 2006

Another beauty Janine . Congrats #3637882

Janine Russell level-deluxe November 27, 2006

Cheryl, thanks very much for your encouragement and congratulations. #3637927

Janet McNeil level-classic November 27, 2006

Congratulations Janine!! Beautiful composition!! Well deserved!! #3639881

Janine Russell level-deluxe November 27, 2006

Janet, thanks very much for your congratulations and encouragement. #3639906

HSIHAO LUNG November 27, 2006

Janine,

Congratulations on another finalist win! #3639939

Douglas Currie November 27, 2006

Janine, this is an absolutely beautiful shot, congratulations. #3639942

AMALIA Veralli November 27, 2006

Another beautiful win, Janine. Congrats!! #3640281

Janine Russell level-deluxe November 27, 2006

Hsihao, Douglas and Amalia, thanks very much for your kind words of encouragement and congratulations. #3640319

Renee Doyle level-classic November 27, 2006

Gorgeous Janine! COngtatulations!
#3640321

Janine Russell level-deluxe November 27, 2006

Renee, thanks very much for your encouragement and congratulations. #3640350

Paula Showen November 27, 2006

Excellent DOF and gorgeous image!!! #3640652

RC Fritz November 27, 2006

Wonderful color and detail. Beautiful finalist, Janine! #3640719

Janine Russell level-deluxe November 27, 2006

Paula and RC, thanks very much for your kind comments and encouragement. #3640814

Darryl Wilkinson November 28, 2006

Congratulations on your beautiful Finalist awards this month, Janine. WTG!! #3641081

Janine Russell level-deluxe November 28, 2006

Darryl, thanks very much for your encouragement and congratulations. #3641099

Kathleen Brennan November 28, 2006

Congrats on another well deserved finalist,Janine! #3642995

Janine Russell level-deluxe November 28, 2006

Kathleen, thanks very much for your encouragement and congratulations. #3643064

Sheryl A. Hudson level-deluxe November 28, 2006

Congratulations Janine! Simply beautiful! #3644845

Janine Russell level-deluxe November 28, 2006

Sheryl, thanks very much for your kind and encouraging comments. #3644876

Barbara Sharts December 06, 2006

Great shot Janine!

Congrats, you deserve it! #3675417

Janine Russell level-deluxe December 06, 2006

Barbara, thanks very much for your encouragement and congratulations. #3675504

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