Iris Fantasy

© Colleen Farrell

Iris Fantasy

Barbara Waldoch level-classic May 10, 2007

Wonderful capture, Colleen, love the detail and colour, great composition as well! #652585

Evy Johansen level-classic May 10, 2007

Wow, wow, wow... I like it too, Colleen!! Simply beautiful!! Hope we'll se this again!! #4266049

Colleen Farrell May 10, 2007

Thank you so much, Barbara and Evy! :D #4266100

Su Sana E. P level-classic May 10, 2007

Colleen, truly great composition here!! You just count the days…Winner is on the way. (No kiddin’) #4266104

Raymond Pauly level-classic May 10, 2007

THis is really beautiful Colleen! I agree with Susana! #4266112

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict May 10, 2007

This is very beautiful Colleen, love that off colour you captured, wonderful full frame presentation...Domionick #4266127

William Johnson May 10, 2007

Very beautiful colours and effect Colleen. Bill J. #4266138

Helen N. McHugh May 10, 2007

what a beautiful image, Colleen!Stunning..I'm sure we will see this again! #4266213

Carol Sawyer May 10, 2007

WOW! Colleen! Beautiful color and detail in this image, Colleen! #4266324

Aimee S. McMaster May 10, 2007

...absolutely stunning Colleen....wonderful in every way.....well done...Aimee #4266344

Dr. Harmeet Singh May 10, 2007

This is so beautiful.. #4266354

William C. Raco level-classic May 10, 2007

I like this, too, Evy
A lot!
The color, the full frame, the detail and, especially, the light are wonderful
Excellent and beautiful!

Bill #4266363

Glenn E. Urquhart May 10, 2007

Stunning Image, Colleen!!! Outstanding detail, lines, color, lighting... Beautiful composition!!! VERY Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #4266441

Colette M. Metcalf May 10, 2007

BEAUTIFUL, Colleen!! #4266591

Mike D. Perez May 10, 2007

Beautiful composition and colors, Colleen! #4267842

Cheryl E. Molennor May 10, 2007

I Like it too #4268031

Colleen Farrell May 10, 2007

Wow, thanks for all the great comments, everybody! I have to admit, it took me a couple of weeks to get up the nerve to post it--didn't know if others would see what I saw. :) #4268115

Carla Metzler May 10, 2007

BEAUTIFUL!!! #4268163

Christy Nichols May 10, 2007

Wow, this is so gorgeous, Colleen!! Beautiful colors! #4269443

Arlene Krassner May 10, 2007

The colors and lighting are very soothing Colleen. I like it too. #4269826

Colleen Farrell May 10, 2007

Thank you, Carla and Christy! #4269833

Colleen Farrell May 10, 2007

Thanks so much, Arlene! :D #4269865

Holly Shao May 10, 2007

Very unique and beautiful hues, Colleen! Love it!

Holly #4269954

Sam Britt May 10, 2007

This is really different and beautiful at the same time, Colleen. Great image! #4269991

Ken Smith level-classic May 10, 2007

The thumbnail caught my eye--to me, that's the sign of a good photo if you're intrigued by the thumbnail.. Wonderful job!! #4270065

Colleen Farrell May 10, 2007

Thanks so much for your great comments, Holly, Sam and Ken!

I wish I could reproduce this effect, LOL ... the funny thing is, I got this image when I was trying to recreate another one! #4270093

Girish Vaghela level-classic May 11, 2007

Lovely lighting, contrasting colors, beautiful shapes, and much more.., Colleen! #4271584

Colleen Farrell May 11, 2007

Thank you, Girish! #4271846

Nadya Johnson May 11, 2007

Colleen, this is MAGNIFICENT! I don't think it's "weird" at all! It's enchanting and it's absolutely beautiful! Great work! #4271920

Cyn Valentine level-classic May 11, 2007

So beautiful Colleen!! Awesome colors!! #4271924

Kathy L. Clark May 11, 2007

Colleen this is wonderful. The comp and color are perfect. Good job. #4272106

Colleen Farrell May 11, 2007

Thank you so much, Nadya, Cyn and Kathy! I really appreciate your encouragement!


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Susie Peek-Swint May 11, 2007

Simply stunning Colleen ~ love this full-frame image ~ wonderful colours! #4272648

John Connolly May 11, 2007

WOW! What a stunning macro, Colleen! Keep up the good work! #4272744

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna May 11, 2007

I can imagine why you wouldn't like it, Colleen!!!! It is so strikingly elegant and extremely GORGEOUS!!!!!! :3 #4273390

Michelle L. Frick May 11, 2007

Amazing lines, color and contrast Colleen! WOW! #4273531

Tamara K. Walker level-classic May 11, 2007

Superb, this is just amazing. #4273754

Colleen Farrell May 11, 2007

Thanks so much, Susie, John, Kitty, Michelle and Tammy! I really appreciate your great comments!

Actually, Kitty, I think it's one of my favorite photos! I called it weird because it's so different from my others ... :) #4273894

Esther Smith May 11, 2007

The color, detail and lighting is amazing Colleen! #4273898

Colleen Farrell May 11, 2007

Thanks very much, Esther! :D #4274068

Janet McNeil level-classic May 12, 2007

This is gorgeous!! Your gallery is beautiful, Colleen!! #4274705

Colleen Farrell May 12, 2007

Thanks so much, Janet! #4275135

Nikki McDonald level-classic May 13, 2007

You have so many beautiful flowers in your gallery, but I can see why you like this one particularly--it is both unusual and pleasing to look at. Thanks for the info on how you took it. #4278222

Colleen Farrell May 13, 2007

Thank you, Nikki! :D #4278361

Datha Y. Thompson May 13, 2007

WOW!!! GORGEOUS and Unique!!! I love the colors, lighting and softness.. Excellent capture Colleen :0) #4279717

Colleen Farrell May 13, 2007

Thank you so much, Datha! #4279951

Carol Teal May 13, 2007

Colleen, I agree that this is beautiful! I love the softeness, the lighting, the colors and the way you filled the frame with the flowers. I think we will see this one again too! #4279973

Colleen Farrell May 14, 2007

Thanks so much, Carol! #4281972

Joan P. McCool May 14, 2007

Amazing work!! #4283484

Colleen Farrell May 14, 2007

Thank you so much, Joan! #4283731

Laurie Daily level-deluxe May 16, 2007

I love this as well, Colleen. I have just started working with extention tubes, and find it a bit challenging. I would say that you really nailed it with this one. Just beautiful!!! #4290719

Nikki McDonald level-classic May 16, 2007

Didn't have time to stop and comment again at the time but I'm sure I saw this in Editors First Picks, too. #4290746

Colleen Farrell May 16, 2007

Thank you so much, Laurie and Nikki!

Laurie, I also find extension tubes challenging; I think I just got lucky with this shot. :) #4291326

Ivan Chacon May 18, 2007

Gorgeous! :) #4298569

May 18, 2007

FANTASTIQUE... #4298725

Colleen Farrell May 18, 2007

Thank you, Ivan and Manuel! #4298739

Linda L. Ruiz level-classic May 22, 2007

I love this shot and have a feeling that we will see it again. A+++ #4313420

Colleen Farrell May 22, 2007

Thank you so much, Linda! :D #4313842

Nancy (Peaches) Harker May 23, 2007

I have never seen one of these, beautifully captured! Colors are awsome #4317878

Colleen Farrell May 23, 2007

Thanks very much, Peaches! Believe it or not, these are the same bunch of irises that appear in my photo, "Natural Grace." But I had these two right in the window at mid-day, so the light is really different! #4321500

Ken Smith level-classic June 18, 2007

Yeah, I can see why you like this--it's super! #4410779

Colleen Farrell June 18, 2007

Thank you, Ken! #4410839

Nikki McDonald level-classic June 23, 2007

So glad to see this again in the C&C thread--I expect to make my 4th and maybe 5th comment on it in the next week :) Good luck. #4428453

Colleen Farrell June 23, 2007

Thank you so much, Nikki! :D #4429800

Jayne Martin June 24, 2007

Just beautiful!!!! #4430007

Robert Baer June 24, 2007

colleen
you are the master! you are presenting flowers in such an artistic way. keep up the great work. this is a winner in my eyes! #4430516

Colleen Farrell June 24, 2007

Thank you so much, Jayne and Justin--really appreciate your comments! :D #4431428

Nancy (Peaches) Harker June 26, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist! #4440450

Patricia A. Stalter June 26, 2007

You are a talented lady and deserve this finalist... winner I am sure. Pat #4440661

Michelle L. Frick June 26, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist Colleen!! #4440729

Stefania Barbier level-addict June 26, 2007

congrats on your finalist Colleen!!!!! #4440796

Colleen Farrell June 26, 2007

Thank you so much, Peaches, Pat, Michelle and Stefania--I appreciate it! #4441238

Sam Britt June 26, 2007

Congratulations again, Colleen! #4441240

Mike D. Perez June 26, 2007

Congratulations on your multiple Finalists, Colleen@ Well deserved! #4441513

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict June 26, 2007

Stunning finalist, Colleen!!! #4441561

Nikki McDonald level-classic June 26, 2007

Congratulations on this finalist, Colleen. I know you liked this one yourself so it's extra sweet :) #4441805

Laurie Daily level-deluxe June 26, 2007

I have always loved this one! Congrats, Colleen!!! #4442631

Colleen Farrell June 26, 2007

Thanks very much, Sam, Mike, Debby, Nikki and Laurie! #4442715

Ken Smith level-classic June 26, 2007

Very nice, Colleen. Congratulations!! #4443572

Su Sana E. P level-classic June 26, 2007

Congratulations on this most gorgeous Finalist, Colleen!! Bet we see this again with the Gold. #4443590

Colleen Farrell June 26, 2007

Thank you, Ken and SuSana! #4444282

Datha Y. Thompson June 26, 2007

CONGRATULATIONS Excellent work!!! Gorgeous Finalist!!! I hope we see it again TOO WTG :0) #4444728

Barbara Waldoch level-classic June 26, 2007

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Colleen! I love it! #4444780

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna June 27, 2007

Congratulations Colleen!!!!! #4447023

Carla Metzler June 27, 2007

Congratulations Colleen! #4447529

Cheryl E. Molennor June 27, 2007

Gorgeous! Congrats! #4447752

Jessica Jenney June 27, 2007

Congratulations, Colleen, on this stunning finalist! #4447942

Glenn E. Urquhart June 27, 2007

Congratulations on your award, Colleen!!! Well Deserved! Cheers, Glenn. #4447994

RC Fritz June 27, 2007

Awesome work, Colleen. Well deserved Finalist. Congratulations! #4448825

Colleen Farrell June 27, 2007

Thanks very much, Datha, Barbara, Kitty, Carla, Cheryl, Jessica, Glenn and RC--I really appreciate your support! #4448868

Lindley Johnson level-classic June 27, 2007

Absolutely gorgeous, Colleen! The colors, composition, and soft look are outstanding - your efforts paid off beautifully! Congratulations on your terrific finalist! #4449734

Susan Fox June 27, 2007

Such wonderful color and lighting. Congratulations Colleen! #4450611

Colleen Farrell June 27, 2007

Thanks so much, Lindley and Susan! #4451477

Colette M. Metcalf June 28, 2007

Congratulations!!! #4455013

Colleen Farrell June 28, 2007

Thanks, Colette! #4455295

July 04, 2007

Beautiful color and composition!! One of my favorite iris captures.
What a different way to look at a flower. #4472376

Colleen Farrell July 04, 2007

Thank you so much, Frank! #4473956

Carol Teal July 05, 2007

I knew this stunning image had to make it! Such soft and lovely colors! Congrats again Colleen!!! #4475545

Colleen Farrell July 05, 2007

Thanks so much, Carol--I really appreciate your encouragement! :D #4476043

C A July 25, 2007

Your flowers are all very beautiful! Cud have picked any upload ;-) Keep up the good work!! Best wishes, Corné #4556846

Ruth Robbins level-classic July 28, 2007

I love he sweep of color in this. #4573473

Colleen Farrell July 29, 2007

Thanks so much, Corne and Ruth! #4574631

Mary Iacofano level-addict August 22, 2007

I picture this on cavas avout 5x4 hanging on a wall or gallery. This is lovely. #4685387

Colleen Farrell August 23, 2007

Thanks very much, Mary! #4688568

Heather Thorsen September 06, 2007

I am sorry that I missed this one. It is simply FANTASTIC. I love the colours.....and simply everything about it Colleen. #4754772

Colleen Farrell September 06, 2007

Thank you so much, Heather! #4756720

Jennie Marie Schell November 08, 2007

Stunning work! #5045014

Colleen Farrell November 08, 2007

Thank you, Jennie! #5045037

Aimee C. Eisaman December 10, 2007

I don't think its weird....I find it very intimate and that is so special when photographing flowers! Congrats! #5190580

Colleen Farrell December 10, 2007

Thanks, Aimee--this turned out to be one of my favorites! #5191481

Elida Gutierrez June 14, 2008

Gorgeous!!! #6061157

Bob Cournoyer level-classic June 15, 2008

Oh my! That is a stunning image!!!

Bob #6062646

Colleen Farrell June 15, 2008

Thank you so much, Elida and Bob! :D #6063824

Corinne M. Thompson June 17, 2008

Belated congrats on this Finalist and congrats on your first sale of it also. It's a beautiful image! #6071282

Colleen Farrell June 17, 2008

Thank you so much, Corinne, I appreciate it! #6071832

Teresa Norris June 18, 2008

Stunning and beautiful, Colleen!!! Congratulations on your sale! Your gallery is so beautiful, you *should* be selling your work. Awesome!!! #6074586

Colleen Farrell June 18, 2008

Thank you, Teresa! #6074883

Wendy Moghadam June 28, 2008

I was shocked to read this is your first sale. Your gallery is filled with awesome images - I'm sure you will sell many many more #6118860

Colleen Farrell June 30, 2008

Thanks so much, Wendy! :D #6124712

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Exif: F Number: 6.30000019073668, Exposure Bias Value: +11184811/16777216, Exposure Time: 1677722/67108879, Flash: flash did not fire, Focal Length: 120mm, Camera Model: NIKON D70s

Uploaded on May 09, 2007

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