Golden Crown Revised [Flowers]

© Melissa G. Meiselman

Golden Crown Revised

Uploaded: November 27, 2006 06:44:47

Description

This Dahlia is a resubmit. It is one of my favorites. I cropped it a bit to make this a full frame floral.

This was taken at the Botanic Gardens in Denver, CO.

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Comments

Robert R. Goodman November 27, 2006

Now this is a beautiful capture,stunning image Melissa!!!! #563324

Su Sana E. P level-classic November 27, 2006

Wow!! Melissa, you've catured the true essence of this grgeous flower perfectly here!! What an awesome macro!!! #3637359

Tamera S. Phillips November 27, 2006

Beautiful macro shot Melissa. I love the deep colors. #3637369

Anne D. Eigen November 27, 2006

Magnificent macro, Melissa! Gorgeous colors!!! #3637419

Paul Michko November 27, 2006

Stunning detail, Melissa. #3637433

Carla Metzler November 27, 2006

Very beautiful, Melissa! #3637437

Nancy L. Green level-classic November 27, 2006

Beautiful rich color Melissa!! Very well composed with wonderful lighting!! I do like the full frame!! <>< #3637444

Melissa G. Meiselman November 27, 2006

Thanks Robert, Susana, Tamera, Anne, Paul, Carla and Nancy for your terrific comments!!!! #3637592

Nadine A. Lewis November 27, 2006

OUTSTANDING, Melissa!!! I can see why it's one of your favorites...well worth the resubmit!!! <>< #3637693

Nadya Johnson November 27, 2006

This one is breath-taking, Melissa! Really, the more I look at it the more astounding it becomes! The crop is perfect; you have put the viewer "into" the heart of the flower. The result is sheer magic! Glad you re-submitted this VERY spectacular shot! #3637764

Stacy Lankford level-addict November 27, 2006

Powerful and exciting image, colors are fantastic!

stacy #3637826

Karen Engelbreth November 27, 2006

Beautiful macro shot, Melissa! #3637843

Joy Rector November 27, 2006

awsome
#3637859

Autum Rhoades November 27, 2006

Definitely a beautiful image, Melissa! The detail, the deep color, the way the flower just looks so elegant and flowing. Awesome!!! #3637864

Kaye Burazin November 27, 2006

I can see why it's your favorite melissa. It's gorgeous. Love the backlighting! #3637873

Janine Russell level-deluxe November 27, 2006

Melissa, excellent colors, detail, lighting and DOF. #3638088

Karen Bacon November 27, 2006

Beautiful Melissa! #3638473

John Caruso November 27, 2006

Luscious photograph, Melissa. The colors and composition are top notch. #3638625

Raymond Pauly November 27, 2006

Truly beautiful, Melissa! Fantastic full frame macro! Love it! #3638629

Girish Vaghela level-classic November 27, 2006

Very pretty, Melissa! #3638827

Ronald F. Fischer November 27, 2006

Fantastic macro, Melissa! The lighting, color, clarity and composition are perfect! #3638840

Melissa G. Meiselman November 27, 2006

Thanks Nadine, Nadya, Stacy, Karen, Joy, Autum, Kaye, Janine, Karen, John, Raymond, Girish and Ronald for taking a look at this image and leaving your wonderful comments!!! #3638847

Joy Rector November 27, 2006

awsome #3639098

Colleen Farrell November 27, 2006

Beautiful detail and colors, Melissa! :D #3639116

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic November 27, 2006

Very beautiful colors and details Melissa!,
Amalia #3639249

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic November 27, 2006

Beautiful colors and lighting!! #3639316

Kathy Reeves November 27, 2006

Absolutely gorgeous Melissa!!! Colors, comp, details and lighting are fantastic!! #3639351

Melissa G. Meiselman November 27, 2006

Thanks Joy, Colleen, Amalia, Shelly and Kathy for taking a look and leaving your great comments!! #3639394

Melissa G. Meiselman November 27, 2006

The following comment got stuck on a different thread. Thanks Chastity for your wonderful comments.


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G*O*R*G*E*O*U*S!!!!!!!!!!!!
I love this full frame and I think it is wonderfully captured and presented! The colors just explode with their vibrance! Love this!!!!!
#3639437

Barbara Waldoch level-classic November 27, 2006

It is a fantastic shot, Melissa! #3639789

Stan Kwasniowski November 27, 2006

Melissa, what a beautiful resubmit, #3639807

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna November 27, 2006

WOW!!! This is gorgeous, Melissa!!!!! ^.^ Kitty #3639837

Melissa G. Meiselman November 27, 2006

Thanks Barbara, Stan and Kitty for your great comments!!! #3639892

Elisabeth A. Gay November 27, 2006

Gorgeous Melissa! #3640004

eileen bedford November 27, 2006

AWESOME Melissa, AWESOME.... #3640025

Kenneth Mucke November 27, 2006

Just an awesome image Melissa...I love the hues, colors and light #3640253

Melissa G. Meiselman November 27, 2006

Thanks Ann, Eileen and Kenneth for taking a look and leaving these fine comments!!! #3640643

Arnie Horwitz level-deluxe November 27, 2006

Beautiful capture, Melissa! #3640742

Brian Lobdell November 27, 2006

This is really unique and stiking, Melissa! I love the deep colors and shadows, which compliment the bold elements of the blossom perfectly in this wonderful composition! Kudos! #3640858

Marijana Fajgl November 28, 2006

Stunning capture Melissa! A queen in your gallery! #3641169

Ray Thoms November 28, 2006

Very nicely done Melissa.... #3641649

Tonya R. Boles November 28, 2006

Beautiful job. #3641809

Paula Dwyer November 28, 2006

Absolutely beautiful Melissa!!! :) #3642206

Bill Wyatt November 28, 2006

Gorgeous lighting and colors! Love the details and full frame! #3642644

Melissa G. Meiselman November 28, 2006

Thanks Arnie, Brian, Marijana, Ray, Tonya, Paula and Bill for dropping by and leaving these terrific comments!!! #3642801

Stephen Zacker November 28, 2006

Like the full frame of color. Uplifting #3643197

Graeme yew Chow November 28, 2006

Stunning macro and lighting. Very nicely composed, Melissa. #3644988

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic November 29, 2006

Totally AWESOME capture, Melissa. Composition, lighting, colors, details - a totally beautiful combination for a winner!!
Congratulations on all your finalists!! #3646108

Melissa G. Meiselman November 29, 2006

Thanks Stephen, Graeme and Kirsten for your terrific comments!!! #3647090

November 30, 2006

Awesome macro Melissa! #3650036

Nadya Johnson December 01, 2006

In my book, #1 for November, Melissa! I think it's #1 on both lists I talked about! I am partial to nature-shots and florals, as you know: but in ALL respects, this is stellar work! Not only is it technically SUPERB, it conveys a rich nostalgic mood to me and I could look at this for hours. I would definitely hang this on my wall! #3654531

Sue L. Cullumber December 02, 2006

Melissa, Just gorgeous, beautiful colors and comp.! #3657719

Tarun Bose December 02, 2006

Outstanding full frame shot and fantastic colours. Well done Melissa. #3658255

Melissa G. Meiselman December 02, 2006

Thanks Swati, Nadya, Sue and Tarun for your great comments!!! #3659004

Lynne Morris level-classic December 02, 2006

This is stunning Melissa, wonderful colours and details - an awesome macro, well captured! #3659245

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett December 06, 2006

This is a beautiful shot, Melissa ... Love the colors!


Steve #3673976

Melissa G. Meiselman December 06, 2006

Thanks Lynne and Steve for your great comments!! #3674352

John V. Roscich level-deluxe December 09, 2006

STUNNINGLY BEAUTIFUL MELISSA
GREAT FULL FRAME
JOHN #3685984

Melissa G. Meiselman December 10, 2006

Thanks John for your wonderful comment!!! #3689176

Jenny Bosmans December 29, 2006

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Melissa! :) #3750956

Marijana Fajgl December 29, 2006

Melissa, congratulations on your awesome finalist! #3750992

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic December 29, 2006

Wonderful capture Melissa!! Congrats on your Finalist!! Judy #3751001

SaMi Martin December 29, 2006

Beautiful macro with beautiful colors; Congratulations Melissa! #3751044

Janine Russell level-deluxe December 29, 2006

Melissa, congratulations on your finalist. #3751115

Paula Dwyer December 29, 2006

Congratulations Melissa!! :) #3751135

Kara L. Hendricks December 29, 2006

Congratulations to you and best of luck!! #3751195

Carla Metzler December 29, 2006

Congratulations, Melissa! #3751236

Nadya Johnson December 29, 2006

Congratulations on this GORGEOUS finalist, Melissa! So glad to see it here - kind of "knew" it! Very well deserved! Best of luck in the second round! #3751242

Ken Jarvis December 29, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist, Melissa! #3751368

Mary Clarke December 29, 2006

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist Melissa #3751387

ALLEN O. HOWARD December 29, 2006

Way to go, Melissa! #3751648

Melissa G. Meiselman December 29, 2006

Thanks everyone for your best wishes on this finalist!!! #3751918

Kenneth Mucke December 29, 2006

Congrats on this awesome finalist #3752020

Husain Akhtar December 29, 2006

Very well deserved finalist - big congratulations my friend! #3752166

Milan Banik December 29, 2006

deserved finalist,congrates. #3752473

Melissa G. Meiselman December 29, 2006

Thanks Kenneth, MH and Milan for your best wishes!! #3752575

Ray Clarke December 29, 2006

Congratulations Melissa #3752699

John V. Roscich level-deluxe December 29, 2006

CONGRATULATIONS MELISSA
JOHN #3752904

Girish Vaghela level-classic December 29, 2006

Congratulations on this LOVELY Finalist, Melissa!

#3752948

Denise M. Snyder December 29, 2006

Congrats Melissa on this stunning finalist! #3753007

Melissa G. Meiselman December 29, 2006

Thanks Ray, Audrey, John, Girish and Denise for your best wishes!! #3753064

Stan Kwasniowski December 29, 2006

Melissa, a big congratulations #3753190

Glenn E. Urquhart December 29, 2006

A big Congratulations on your Finalist Award, Melissa!!! Well Deserved! Cheers, Glenn. #3753224

Sheryl A. Hudson level-deluxe December 29, 2006

Congratulatoins Melissa! #3753611

Revonda L. Gentry December 29, 2006

So beautiful!! A big congratulations on this well deserved finalist!! #3753632

Terry L. Ellis level-classic December 29, 2006

Melissa, congratulations on this very fine and beautiful finalist! #3754215

Raymond Pauly December 29, 2006

Congratulations Melissa on this very fine finalist! #3754271

Susan Fox December 29, 2006

Beautiful macro! Congratulations on your finalist win Melissa!!! #3754472

Bill Wyatt December 29, 2006

Gorgeous work Melissa! Congratulations on your finalist! #3754556

Cheryl E. Molennor December 29, 2006

Knew I liked this for a reason Melissa Congratulations #3754619

Patricia Ronan December 29, 2006

Congrats Melissa :) #3754695

Chastity Abbott December 29, 2006

YYYIIIIIPPPPPEEEEEEEEEEEE! I am so proud of you!!!!!! Congrats on your beautiful winnings! #3754744

Colleen Farrell December 29, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist, Melissa! :D #3754772

Laurie Daily level-deluxe December 29, 2006

Congratulations Melissa on your beautiful Dahlia finalist! #3755039

Jessica Jenney December 29, 2006

Beautiful finalist, Melissa! CONGRATULATIONS!!!! #3755146

Ray Thoms December 29, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist Melissa! #3755191

Chris Budny level-deluxe December 29, 2006

Beautiful work, Melissa! I won't be surprised to see this one again! Congratulations! #3755209

Paula L. Mackey December 29, 2006

The tones and shadowing on this image are just stunning. I love it. Congrats on your finalist! #3755474

Cesar J. La Rosa December 29, 2006

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Melissa!!! Wonderful work!!! #3755515

Anne D. Eigen December 29, 2006

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Melissa! Best wishes with it!!! #3755547

JO ANN CLEVELAND December 29, 2006

Wow Melissa! What a beautiful image. Congrats on your finalist!

jo ann c. #3755553

Barbara Waldoch level-classic December 29, 2006

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Melissa! #3755636

Monika Sapek December 29, 2006

Well done, Melissa! Congratulations and good luck in the next round!
Monika
#3755729

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe December 29, 2006

Big congratulations, and Happy New Year!

ccc #3755760

Cathy M. Gromball December 29, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Melissa!

Cathy :) #3755891

Tamera S. Phillips December 29, 2006

Congratulations on your well deserved finalist Melissa. Happy New Year.

#3756085

Su Sana E. P level-classic December 29, 2006

Congratulations on your Finalist and Happy New Year, Melissa!! #3756091

Sam Britt December 29, 2006

Congratulations Melissa! #3756662

Lorraine A. Cook December 29, 2006

Congratulations, Melissa!<:)) #3756792

Kristi A. Howson December 29, 2006

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist and best of luck in the next round Melissa. Love this presentation! #3756959

Evy Johansen level-classic December 29, 2006

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Melissa!! #3757419

Robert K. Bemus level-classic December 29, 2006

Congratulations, Melissa...best of luck in the next round!!! #3757610

Datha Y. Thompson December 29, 2006

SO Very Beautiful Melissa!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!! :0) #3757709

Michael Khoury December 30, 2006

Congratulations Melissa
take care
M #3758047

Paul G Slate December 30, 2006

Congratulations on your Finalist! what a wonderful photo! #3758277

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe December 30, 2006

Congrats Melissa on your beautiful Finalist! Jeff #3758473

RC Fritz December 30, 2006

Stunning detail, Melissa. Congrats on your Finalist! #3758534

Melissa G. Meiselman December 30, 2006

Thanks to all of you for your wonderful wishes and congratulations!! #3758670

Kathy Reeves December 30, 2006

Outstanding finialist Melissa!! Congratulations and good luck in the next round! #3759459

Cyn Valentine December 30, 2006

Congratulations Melissa..great image! #3759682

Jennifer Rennison December 30, 2006

Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist, Melissa! Best of luck in the next round! #3760132

Nancy L. Green level-classic December 30, 2006

Congratulations Melissa on this wonderful finalist!! <>< #3760300

Virginia Leone level-classic December 30, 2006

Big congrats on your fine finalist photo! Good luck! #3760454

Stanley J. Contrades December 30, 2006

CONGRATULATIONS, Melissa and best of luck in the next round with this beauty of a Finalist!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #3760741

Linda D. Lester level-classic December 30, 2006

Congratulations on your awesome finalist! Good luck in the next round! #3761054

Melissa G. Meiselman December 30, 2006

I wish to thank everyone who has commented on this image. Works cannot express how much I appreciate your comments!! #3762226

Pamela Shane December 31, 2006

Don't know how I missed this one! Exquisite floral image Melissa - I really love this. Congratulations on it
being chosen a finalist!! :) #3763919

Emile Abbott level-deluxe December 31, 2006

Awesome detail and tones on this supurb finalist, Melissa. Happy New Year to you and your family my friend. #3764472

randy dannheim December 31, 2006

Congratulations. #3764983

Hendrik Storme January 01, 2007

Congrats Melissa!!! And a Happy New Year!!! #3767877

Steve M. Harrington January 01, 2007

Congratulations, Melissa. This is a compelling image. It's one of the few flower shots that I want to sit and explore.
Steve #3768456

Susan Jane Allen level-classic January 02, 2007

Wow, fantastic image! Congrats, Melissa! #3772087

Graeme yew Chow January 02, 2007

Congratulations ! on this striking image. Wish a Happy new year and more good winners ahead! Melissa #3773018

Melissa G. Meiselman January 02, 2007

Thanks Pamela, Emile, Randy, Hendrik, Steve, Susan and Graeme for your great comments!! #3773021

Harris Qazi April 23, 2007

View of this image gives thrilling and excitement feelings #4201059

Melissa G. Meiselman April 23, 2007

Thanks Harris!! #4201463

Val Feldman level-deluxe March 05, 2009

I made a note earlier to browse your gallery after seeing a few of your beautiful submissions. But I don't know where to begin after going thru it!! I chose this one because I love dahlias but really, Melissa, they are all so remarkably, fantastically outstanding! There aren't enough adjectives! :) :) #7248719

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