The Promise

Uploaded: April 21, 2007


canon 2.8 60 mm lens


Kathy Reeves April 21, 2007

Absolutely gorgeous Cheryl!!!! #641944

Margie Hurwich April 21, 2007

Beautiful, Cheryl! #4194874

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic April 21, 2007

Nice capture,Cheryl.Love the details. #4194882

Monica Mermoz level-classic April 21, 2007

It's really beautifull, Cheryl! I like the selective focus, colors, and the flower's "movement" #4194972

Louise Kumpf April 21, 2007

Cheryl, this is just beautiful. I love the harmonizing colors and the graceful composition. #4195044

Sam Britt April 21, 2007

Beautiful macro, Cheryl. I like the curvy stem. #4195071

Christy Nichols April 21, 2007

Wonderful macro and DOF, Cheryl!! Great colors too!! #4195086

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe April 21, 2007

Excellent comp and capture Cheryl!! Jeff #4195242

Cheryl E. Molennor April 21, 2007

Kathy,Margie,Kay,Monica,Louise,Sam,Chridty and Jeff thanks so much for your wonderful compliments!! #4195481

Colleen Farrell April 21, 2007

BEAUTIFUL, Cheryl! I love the soft wavy stem leading up to the sharp bud--it really does give the feeling of anticipation of a bloom! #4195597

Esther Smith April 21, 2007

Just beautiful Cheryl!! Love the pink and green! #4195717

Martha N. Church April 22, 2007

Exquisite! #4196189

Martha N. Church April 22, 2007

Exquisite! #4196190

Cheryl E. Molennor April 22, 2007

Colleen Esther and Martha thankyou #4196717

Susan Jane Allen level-classic April 22, 2007

Lovely comp and selective focus! #4196922

Cheryl E. Davis April 22, 2007

Beautiful Dahlia shot, that little "bud" has personality! Nice color, and dof. I have grown Dahlias for many years, they are such beautiful flowers. Hey... I like your name, Cheryl! #4197896

Cathy Stancil April 22, 2007

This absolutely the concept,softness,dof, curves of the stem and colors!!
Sorry if it took me this long to get to your wonderful gallery Cheryl, not on BP as much as I'd like to anymore... Your work is beautiful ! ;O) #4197931

Katarina Mansson April 23, 2007

Gorgeous! Love the composition, colors, selective focus and lighting. #4198834

Cheryl E. Molennor April 23, 2007

Thanks so much Susan,Cheryl,Cathy and Katarina #4199556

Melissa G. Meiselman April 23, 2007

Exquisite dahlia and stunning image with terrific DOF and great colors, Cheryl!! I got some of the Dahlias and planted them. The condo association is threatning to dig them up. #4199782

Su Sana E. P level-classic April 23, 2007

Perfect title for this beauty, Cheryl!! Shallow dof is absolutely awesome here!! #4201792

Anna Diederich April 23, 2007

What a beautiful image Cheryl! Excellent DOF, color, and clarity! #4202016

Cheryl E. Molennor April 24, 2007

Thankyou Melissa,Susana and Anna. Melissa that is so not fair that they can pull your beautiful flowers! I'm glad I live in a house... I Love my flowers. #4203618

Marie Fields level-classic April 25, 2007

Beautiful image, Cheryl! #4213655

Cheryl E. Molennor April 25, 2007

Thanks Marie #4213983

Michael Khoury April 26, 2007

sooo beautiful Cheryl
m #4216365

Cheryl E. Molennor April 26, 2007

Thankyou Michael #4216920

Cora Miller level-addict April 27, 2007

Love your title and everything else about this image, especially the graceful way the stem moves your eye through the frame. #4222098

Cheryl E. Molennor April 27, 2007

Thankyou much Cora #4222703

Nikki McDonald level-classic April 27, 2007

Beautiful photo, Cheryl. Love the selective focus, the soft colors and the grace of the composition. #4222748

April 28, 2007


this is beautiful
you go girl!!!!!tina #4223860

Cheryl E. Molennor April 28, 2007

Thankyou Nikki and Tina #4224235

Joan P. McCool April 30, 2007

Gorgeous! Love the comp, colors, everything! #4230865

Cheryl E. Molennor April 30, 2007

Thankyou Joan #4231432

Pranay Koka May 07, 2007

gorgeous shot! the colors go really well #4258597

Pranay Koka May 07, 2007

gorgeous shot! the colors go really well #4258598

Cheryl E. Molennor May 08, 2007

Thankyou Pranay #4261391

Nikki McDonald level-classic May 08, 2007

This was an Editors First Pick, too, Cheryl, if you did not know. #4261488

Lori Carlson May 13, 2007

This is wonderful Cheryl!! That curved stem just really "makes it" for me! Love it! What a little beauty...well done! :0) #4278303

Cheryl E. Molennor May 13, 2007

Thanks for the heads up Nikki I didn't know and thankyou again Lori #4279613

Stuart Dahne May 21, 2007

Your composition on this shot is just fabulous! Great Job! #4308932

Cheryl E. Molennor May 21, 2007

Thankyou Stuart #4310906

Raymond Pauly level-classic May 23, 2007

Beautiful! Congratulations! #4318292

Nikki McDonald level-classic May 23, 2007

No doubt about this one! Congratulations, Cheryl. Good luck in the next round. #4318419

Barbara Waldoch level-classic May 23, 2007

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Cheryl! #4318919

Su Sana E. P level-classic May 23, 2007

Congratulations on this beauty, Cheryl!! #4319025

anonymous May 23, 2007

Congratulations on you gorgeous finalist Cheryl! Good luck in the next round!! #4319546

Sam Britt May 23, 2007

Congratulations, Cheryl! #4320548

eileen bedford May 23, 2007

Congratulations on this great finalist Cheryl....

Esther Smith May 23, 2007

No surprise Cheryl!! CONGRATULATIONS!! #4321398

Colleen Farrell May 24, 2007

I'm not surprised, either! This floral is truly outstanding--congratulations, Cheryl! #4321579

Debbie Hartley level-deluxe May 24, 2007

Congratulations on your stunning finalist Cheryl! #4321842

Holly Shao May 24, 2007

Congratulations, Cheryl, on this gorgeous Finalist! So beautiful hues!

Holly #4322188

Hendrik Storme May 24, 2007

Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist,Cheryl! #4322329

Laurie Daily level-deluxe May 24, 2007

Beautiful Cheryl! Congratulations to you!!! #4322486

Anna Diederich May 24, 2007

Congrats on this beauty Cheryl! #4322577

Jessica Jenney May 24, 2007

Gorgeous! Congratulations, Cheryl! #4323334

Patricia A. Stalter May 24, 2007

A well deserved finalist. I will be looking for it in the winners! #4323571

Cheryl E. Molennor May 24, 2007

So nice to hear all your compliments!! Thankyou everyone for all the encouragement. Congratulations to all of you as well. #4323837

Girish Vaghela level-classic May 24, 2007

Lovely; Congratulations, Cheryl! #4324059

Kathy Reeves May 24, 2007

Congratulations on this stunning finalist Cheryl!!! #4324769

Karen Engelbreth May 24, 2007

Congratulations, Cheryl! #4325041

Lois Adomite level-classic May 24, 2007

Lovely, lovely lovely photo, congratulations. Lois #4325413

Cheryl E. Molennor May 24, 2007

Thankyou Girish,Kathy,Karen and Lois #4325592

Shirley A. Kinney May 24, 2007

Awesome image, Cheryl. Beautiful colors. Congrats. #4326110

Evy Johansen level-classic May 24, 2007

Big congratulations on another beautiful finalist, Cheryl!! #4326256

Cheryl E. Molennor May 24, 2007

Thankyou Shirley and Evy #4326298

May 25, 2007

it should have been a winner
awesome picture. picture perfect #4327898

Cheryl E. Molennor May 25, 2007

Thankyoyu for the big compliment Tina! #4330618

Sherri Gorman May 26, 2007

Congratulations!!!! This is absolutely gorgeous!!!! Stunning capture!!!! #4331973

Cheryl E. Molennor May 26, 2007

Thankyou Sherri #4334227

Ken Grooms June 23, 2007

I agree with Sherri! How did I miss this winner! #4429793

Cheryl E. Molennor June 24, 2007

Thanks so much Ken. #4430813

June 24, 2007

i told you this was a winner

great job cheryl



Alison Krylowski September 20, 2007

This is stunning! I can't believe I hadn't commented before! Fabulous comp and color Cheryl. #4818261

Cheryl E. Molennor September 21, 2007

Thankyou Tina and Alison #4819824

Lorri Shane September 24, 2007

A lovely curved stem leading to sharp pink curling petals. Nice. #4838897

Cheryl E. Molennor September 24, 2007

Thankyou Lorri #4840841

Daniella Puente September 27, 2007

You´re really excellent with these nature details, colors and textures are just awesome in your photos, congrats!!! your gallery is fantastic :))
Daniella #4853685

Cheryl E. Molennor September 27, 2007

Thankyou Greatly Daniella #4855058

Bonnie C. Lackey November 10, 2007

I just have to agree with Daniella; you're gallery is such a pleasure to stroll through. And this image is stunning... #5053749

Cheryl E. Molennor November 10, 2007

Bonnie, a sincere thankyou to you as well #5053828

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