Uploaded: January 30, 2007 03:37:13


These tulips were taken in natural light 1/20s at f5.6 ISO 80. Dry brush effects added in PS.


Linda M. Walker January 30, 2007

Beautifully done, Laurie #596841

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe January 30, 2007

Beautifully composed and captured; excellent effects Laurie! Jeff #3890075

Donald K. Cherry level-classic January 30, 2007

Very pretty, Laurie! #3890123

Martha N. Church January 30, 2007

Love the effect and the lighting is beautiful. #3890268

Cyn Valentine level-classic January 30, 2007

Love it!!! Outstanding effects and lighting..so gorgeous!! #3891066

Shawn Jennings level-classic January 30, 2007

Wonderful color, composition, lighting and effects Laurie! #3891166

Nadya Johnson January 30, 2007

A gorgeous floral capture Laurie, with outstanding colors and effects! #3891278

Aimee S. McMaster January 30, 2007

....wonderful light and use of effect Laurie..Aimee #3891719

Cathy Laurenzi January 30, 2007

Great photo - love the lighting and the effects work well. #3891778

Colleen Farrell January 30, 2007

Laurie, you are so good at using effects! I love this photo--the lighting, composition, color are all great, and the PS work really adds to the image. #3892294

Laurie Daily level-deluxe January 30, 2007

Thank you everyone... Your encouraging comments are appreciated a great deal! #3892556

Vladan D. Djordjevic January 31, 2007

Fantastic color, lighting, composition, effects! #3894469

Jenny Bosmans January 31, 2007

Very beautiful floral presentation and capture, Laurie! :) #3896010

Laurie Daily level-deluxe January 31, 2007

Thanks Vladan and Jenny for your comments! #3897123

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna January 31, 2007

Beautiful image, Laurie...Great effects!!!! ^.^ #3898148

Sam Britt January 31, 2007

Great color, composition, lighting & effects, Laurie. Beautiful image. #3898250

Laurie Daily level-deluxe February 01, 2007

Thank you Kitty and Sam! #3898917

Karen Slagle February 01, 2007

Oh Laurie, these are gorgeous and the effects are perfect for these beauties. #3901393

Laurie Daily level-deluxe February 01, 2007

Thank you Karen! #3901502

Melissa G. Meiselman February 24, 2007

Congratulations on this stunning finalist, Laurie!! #3982780

Sylvia Rossler February 24, 2007

Big congrats on your finalist Laurie :o) #3983000

Christy Nichols February 24, 2007

Congratulations Laurie, this is wonderful! #3983003

Colleen Farrell February 24, 2007

Yay! I loved this when I first saw it--congratulations on your finalist!! #3983239

Holly Shao February 24, 2007

Congratulations, Laurie, on this beautiful Finalist!!

Holly #3983555

Aimee S. McMaster February 24, 2007

....congratulations Laurie on this wonderful finalist...Aimee #3984362

David Pratt February 24, 2007

Congratulations on this awesome finalist! #3984860

Jenny Bosmans February 24, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Laurie! :) #3985177

Claudia Kuhn level-classic February 24, 2007

Beautiful Laurie, congrats and good luck! #3985245

Sam Britt February 24, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist, Laurie! #3985274

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe February 24, 2007

Congrats Laurie on your excellent Finalist! Jeff #3986405

Cheryl E. Molennor February 24, 2007

Congratulations Laurie #3986698

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic February 24, 2007

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3986915

Barbara Waldoch level-classic February 24, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Laurie! #3987681

Judyann Plante February 24, 2007


Congratulations on this lovely finalist!

Judyann ><> #3988225

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict February 24, 2007

Congratulations Laurie on your finalist image...Dominick #3988430

Datha Y. Thompson February 24, 2007

CONGRATULATIONS Laurie!!!! So Very Beautiful!!! WTG :0) #3988448

Colette M. Metcalf February 25, 2007

Congratulations!!! #3989110

Laurie Daily level-deluxe February 25, 2007

Thanks so much for all of your nice comments and congratulations...it is much appreciated! #3989269

Cyn Valentine level-classic February 25, 2007

Congratulations Laurie..beautiful! #3990581

Z. Banu February 25, 2007

Very beautiful!Congrats!!!!!well done best of luck.. #3990847

Cary Rogers February 25, 2007

Magnificent lighting and wonderful warm colors from the original shot, put over the top with your texturing effects! Congratulations, Laurie!!! #3991064

Kathy Reeves February 25, 2007

Awesome finalist Laurie---one of my favorites!!! #3991305

Marie Fields level-classic February 25, 2007

Beautiful image, Laurie! Congratulations! #3991510

Karen Bacon February 25, 2007

Gorgeous!congratulations! #3992936

Laurie Daily level-deluxe February 25, 2007

Thanks so much Cyn, Zaanat, Cary, Kathy, Marie, and Karen for your most appreciated congrats! #3993108

Emile Abbott level-deluxe February 25, 2007

Nice month and great finalist, Laurie. Way to go girl. #3993507

Remi Trepanier February 25, 2007

Beautiful capture! Congratulations! #3993710

Laurie Daily level-deluxe February 26, 2007

Thanks so much Emile and Remi! #3995814

Shawn Jennings level-classic February 26, 2007

Laurie - congratulations on your beautiful finalist! #3996397

Laurie Daily level-deluxe February 27, 2007

Thanks so much Shawn for your congratulations. I visited your outstanding gallery of images...congrats to you as well! #4000094

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