Spun Gold

Uploaded: March 26, 2007


Shirley Sicurello level-classic March 26, 2007

Beautiful - angle and softness of the flower are wonderful. #627052

Pranay Koka March 26, 2007

great DOF and composition! #4100907

Lynne Morris level-classic March 26, 2007

Wow Colleen this is a stunning macro! #4101089

Renee Doyle level-classic March 26, 2007

I just love this Colleen!
Excellent lighting, composition and dof!!

Glenn E. Urquhart March 27, 2007

Really like your pov and use of dof, soft lighting and pastel color... Very Beautiful and Pleasing composition, Colleen!!! Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #4101741

Colleen Farrell March 27, 2007

Thank you, Shirley, Pranay, Lynne, Renee and Glenn for your great comments and encouragement! :D #4102773

Hayden Cannon level-classic March 27, 2007

fantastic capture Colleen great colors, lighting and details I also love the background color and th selective fcus very nice shot! #4102781

Colleen Farrell March 27, 2007

Thanks so much, Hayden! #4102916

Remi Trepanier March 27, 2007

Amazing colors and details Colleen! #4103033

Colleen Farrell March 27, 2007

Thank you, Remi! #4103148

Roxanne M. Bubar March 27, 2007

Stunning #4103322

Colleen Farrell March 27, 2007

Thank you, Roxanne! #4103618

Robert R. Goodman level-addict March 27, 2007

Beautiful gold Colleen,Awesome detail.Can't wait to see that gold Medallion below the image!!!!!! #4103888

Cheryl E. Molennor March 27, 2007

Oh Yeah. That's nice Coleen #4104041

Colleen Farrell March 28, 2007

Thanks so much, Robert and Cheryl--I appreciate it! :D #4105756

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna March 28, 2007

WOW!!! FANTASTIC DOF, Coleen!!!! Awesome image!!!!! Love the colors, lighting, composition...everything about this image!!!! :3 #4105869

Colleen Farrell March 28, 2007

Thank you, Kitty! Your encouragement is wonderful! :D #4105981

Jessica Jenney March 29, 2007

This is such a stunning image, Colleen! Love the color combination and DOF! #4109474

Colleen Farrell March 29, 2007

Thank you, Jessica! I almost didn't submit it because I didn't think it was all that interesting. ;) #4109701

Chua Wee Boo March 30, 2007

Love your pov & very beautiful colors,Colleen! #4111437

Colleen Farrell March 30, 2007

Thank you, Chua! #4113154

Steve M. Harrington April 02, 2007

Your focus selection is quite effective, Colleen.
Steve #4123486

Raymond Pauly level-classic April 02, 2007

Beautiful macro with great colors and clarity of detail, Colleen! #4123542

Colleen Farrell April 02, 2007

Thank you Steve and Raymond! #4123709

Steven W. Lepak April 05, 2007

Bravo Colleen! This is just great. Your artful composition and the minimal dof make it so. Keep up the great work. Best Regards, Steven #4133323

Colleen Farrell April 06, 2007

Thank you Steven! #4135212

eileen bedford April 15, 2007

STUNNING...... #4170488

Colleen Farrell April 15, 2007

Thanks so much, Eileen! #4170570

Mike D. Perez April 24, 2007

Congratulations on your Finalist selection, Colleen! I knew we would see this one again. Outstanding! #4205045

Jessica Jenney April 24, 2007

Congratulations, Colleen! This is gorgeous! #4205545

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna April 24, 2007

Congratulations on this fantastic image, Colleen!!!!! :-) ^.^ #4205621

Janet McNeil level-classic April 24, 2007

Very, very pretty - congrats and good luck in round 2!! #4205672

Steven W. Lepak April 24, 2007

Congrats Colleen!! We will see this one in the winners category. Keep up the great work. Best Regards, Steven #4205944

Barbara Waldoch level-classic April 24, 2007

Congratulations on your finalists, Colleen! #4206094

Tamera S. Phillips April 24, 2007

Congratulation Colleen on this awesome finalist. Good luck in the next round. #4206346

Sam Britt April 24, 2007

Congratulations again, Colleen! #4206412

Chris Budny level-deluxe April 24, 2007

Congratulations, Colleen! #4206422

Holly Shao April 24, 2007

Congratulations again, Colleen!! Terrific perspective and excellent capture! Good luck!

Holly #4206699

Su Sana E. P level-classic April 24, 2007

Congratulations, Colleen!! #4206930

Nikki McDonald level-classic April 24, 2007

Congratulations, Colleen. Lovely pov. #4206940

Gail Vitikacs level-classic April 24, 2007

Well deserved Colleen!!!! CONGRATIONS on the next round with this beauty! #4207078

Cheryl E. Molennor April 24, 2007

Congratulations Colleen #4207274

Arlene Krassner April 24, 2007

Missed this the first time around Colleen. Lovely. Congratulations. #4207392

Esther Smith April 24, 2007

Wonderful finalist! Congratulations Colleen!! #4207759

Kara L. Hendricks April 24, 2007

Way to go Colleen!!!! #4207919

Colleen Farrell April 24, 2007

Thanks so much, everybody! I really appreciate your support! :D #4208227

Joannie Bertucci level-classic April 25, 2007

This one WILL be in the winners circle!
Stunning work Colleen! #4208562

Ron Roberts April 25, 2007


Katarina Mansson April 25, 2007

Excellent macro shot Colleen! I love the narrow DOF and the crop. Lighting and detail are superb. Congrats on a well-deserved finalist and good luck next! #4209445

Laurie Daily level-deluxe April 25, 2007

A beautiful finalist, Colleen! #4209563

Carol Teal April 25, 2007

Beautiful Colleen! Congrats on your finalist! #4209723

Christy Nichols April 25, 2007

YAY! Congratulations on this Beautiful finalist, Colleen! #4209864

Robert R. Goodman level-addict April 25, 2007

A Big congratulations Colleen!!!!!! #4210960

Colleen Farrell April 25, 2007

Thank you so much, Joannie, Ron, Katarina, Laurie, Carol, Christy and Robert--I really appreciate your encouragement! #4211232

Steve M. Harrington April 25, 2007

A richly deserved finalist, Colleen!
Steve #4212083

Colleen Farrell April 25, 2007

Thanks very much, Steve! :D #4212868

Patricia A. Stalter April 25, 2007

This richly deserves the accolades. Very, very nice. #4213048

Glenn E. Urquhart April 25, 2007

A Big Congratulations on your Finalist Award!!! Well Deserved, Cheers, Glenn. #4213278

Chua Wee Boo April 25, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist,Colleen! #4213337

Lindley Johnson level-classic April 25, 2007

This is spectacular, Colleen! I love the color, lighting, selective focus, and DOF. It's really a stunning image. Congratulations on your well-deserved finalist. #4213790

Colleen Farrell April 26, 2007

Thank you so much, Patricia, Glenn, Chua, and Lindley! I really appreciate your comments! #4216633

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict April 27, 2007

Stunning finalist, Colleen, congratulations!
-Debby #4219781

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 27, 2007

Congratulations on your WELL DESERVED FINALIST, Colleen ... Steve #4220577

Colleen Farrell April 27, 2007

Thank you, Deborah and Steve! #4221107

Carolyn L. Fox April 29, 2007

Congratulations! As I told you previously, I think this is a wonderful shot. The angle and lighting are both great! #4228282

Colleen Farrell April 29, 2007

Thanks very much, Carolyn! #4229165

Ivan Chacon May 08, 2007

Congrats Colleen. Beautiful image! :) #4261966

Colleen Farrell May 09, 2007

Thanks very much, Ivan! #4263854

Colleen Farrell May 09, 2007

Thanks very much, Ivan! #4263855

Joanne Kramer level-classic July 21, 2007

Every flower shows its beauty and you've captured it well. #4537130

Colleen Farrell July 22, 2007

Thank you, Joanne! #4540073

Crystal L. Craig September 12, 2007

Wonderfully creative capture Colleen! Love your choice of composition, selective focus, and the beautiful colours! Excellent work! Belated congratulations as well! #4783121

Colleen Farrell September 13, 2007

Thank you, Crystal! #4786499

Aimee C. Eisaman December 10, 2007

Once again you have the perfect angel! I just love the lighting as well...congratulations on your finalist....to make it to that level makes you a winner in my book! #5190590

Colleen Farrell December 10, 2007

Thank you, Aimee, I appreciate it! #5191474

To discuss, first log in or sign up (buttons are at top center of page).

Constructive Critique

Sign up for an interactive online photography course to get critiques on your photos.

On Sale This Weekend $199 just $99
Better Backyard Photography


Did You Know?

Social Bar Hiding: If it's blocking items on the page that you'd like to see, you can hide the social media bar on the left by clicking the small x at bottom. Using the buttons on this bar to help share BetterPhoto with others helps us thrive. Thank you.

Discussions by Category: You can view photo discussions on various themes in the Community > Photo Discussions section of the site.

Unavailable EXIF: If there is no other information but 'Unavailable' in the EXIF (meaning no EXIF data exists with the photo), the 'Unavailable' blurb is not displayed. If there is any info, it shows. Many photos have the EXIF stripped out when people modify the image and resave it, before uploading.

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist

Copyright for this gallery photo belongs solely to Colleen Farrell.
Images may not be copied, downloaded, or used in any way without the expressed, written permission of the photographer.
Log in to follow or message this photographer or report this photo.