Hawaiian Dream

Uploaded: June 15, 2007 05:00:22


For the monthly theme, I offer this visualization of MY vacation dream...to visit Hawaii!


virafoto - June 15, 2007

You owe yes to visit Hawaii. Everything there is beautiful, touching!
And get ready... With the quality with you made this picture you will have a lot of work in Hawaii...
That beautiful picture, photographer. Beautiful and very well composite.
Perfection in the detail, in the focus, in the light, in the framing.
Receive my congratulations and my desire of "good trip to Hawaii"...
(And we would like to see the pictures that you will do there). #674121

Lynne Morris level-classic June 15, 2007

Wow this is beautiful Candice, wonderful colours and details, it really pops against the black bg. #4399224

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe June 15, 2007

This is gorgeous Candice...we just returned from a vacation there last month - you would love it!!! #4399225

Jim Huffield June 15, 2007

Sooooo very pretty, Candice. Jim #4399238

Su Sana E. P level-classic June 15, 2007

Perfect composition with neat details, lighting and excellent background, Candice!! #4399423

Sam Britt June 15, 2007

Beautiful, Candice. I'd love to go to Hawaii, too! I think it's a photographer's paradise. #4399431

Melissa G. Meiselman June 15, 2007

Gorgeous white flower very well presented against the dark background, Candice!!
I hope you have a great trip to Hawaii!

Jennifer L. Taranto June 15, 2007

So beautiful. Love the comp & lighting! #4399843

Cyn Valentine level-classic June 15, 2007

Beautiful Candice..great lighting! #4399849

Karen Engelbreth June 15, 2007

Wonderful capture, Candice! #4400026

Hendrik Storme June 15, 2007

Wonderfully done Candice! Great image!!! #4400187

Rakesh Syal level-classic June 15, 2007

Love the composition and lighting, Candice!!! #4400190

Glenn E. Urquhart June 15, 2007

Outstanding color, lighting and contrast, Beautiful Floral Composition, Candice!!! Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #4400284

Dan Holm level-classic June 15, 2007

GORGEOUS, Candice!! ... LOVE your unique vertical framing and that righ yellow color! EXCELLENT detail in this, too! #4400334

Tamara K. Walker level-classic June 15, 2007

Very striking, magnificent color and light. #4400508

Stephanie Laird level-classic June 15, 2007

Lovely color and contrast! #4400579

Jenny Bosmans June 15, 2007

Excellent work and beautiful image, Candice...as always! :) #4400614

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna June 15, 2007

Awe imspiring, Candice!!!!! Most beautiful image!!!!! :3 #4400694

Carol Sawyer June 15, 2007

Very, Very beautiful image and work, Candice!! #4400852

Inge S. Lasmana level-classic June 15, 2007

Beautiful white! excellent exposure and lighting, Candice! #4400895

Colette M. Metcalf June 15, 2007

How beautiful!! #4401254

David Phalen June 15, 2007

Just received pictures from friends who moved there a couple of years ago. There picture don't match this beauty of yours bu do show why they call it Paradise. Hope you get there and get many shots as spectacular as this one. #4401338

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic June 15, 2007

Breathtaking and so very beautiful! I would love to go there too! :) #4401732

Husain Akhtar June 16, 2007

Outstanding composition and presentation, Candice! Love the way you have kept the image so simple - black and white and a touch of yellow! #4402090

Lorraine A. Cook June 16, 2007

Dreams do come true, Candice! Vivid color and details, my friend!<:)) #4402200

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe June 16, 2007

You all are SO extremely kind, your comments have made me feel a lot better on a day of turmoil and craziness! Probably going car shopping today; my sixteen year old Honda may be finally biting the dust :) Please keep me in your thoughts as I go up against the car dealers.... #4402405

eileen bedford June 16, 2007

AWESOME capture, love your comp on this... #4402554

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe June 16, 2007

Thanks so much, Eileen! Have a lovely weekend!

ccc #4402688

Dianna Hauf June 16, 2007

Candice my friend...you take these flowers and work them as if they were precious gifts, jewels that were given to you. I DO wish you the best going up aganst the dreaded car dealers and more than that, wish you a trip to Hawaii. I have gone and it was one of the most incredibly beautiful trips yet!
This iamge is gorgeous! #4403717

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe June 16, 2007

Dianna, thanks so much for your truly insightful and extremely touching comment! I DO consider my floral subjects as gifts, they are very precious to me. I try to allow them to emerge in an inviting way to the viewer so that everyone can enjoy them as I do! Thanks for being such a treasured friend...have a fantastic weekend!

ccc #4403860

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic June 16, 2007

Absolutely wonderful, Candace! #4404288

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe June 16, 2007

Thanks, Lisa...very much!

ccc #4404306

Gail Vitikacs level-classic June 18, 2007

Amazing colors and details....wow! #4408699

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe June 18, 2007

This is a gorgeous shot, Candice.
So well presented!!
KK #4410595

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe June 19, 2007

Thanks so much, Gail and Kathleen, for your extremely thoughtful comments!

ccc #4412112

Lynn Haack June 23, 2007

Dramatic and compelling image. Saw this on EFP...congrats. Lynn #4427734

Cassie L. Woodlee June 23, 2007

Beautiful capture, color and detail Candice!!! #4428426

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe June 23, 2007

Thanks Lynn (EFP? How cool!) and Cassie! I truly appreciate your comments!

Have a GREAT weekend!

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Ken Grooms June 23, 2007

Perfect shot of a perfect flower! #4429400

Barbara Waldoch level-classic July 24, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Candice! #4551752

Dianna Hauf July 24, 2007

NOW, if this could only be a ticket to Hawaii!! Congratulations again dear!!! #4551897

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe July 25, 2007

Thanks Ken, Barbara and Dianna...how cool would THAT be :) Have a great day!

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Mary Timman July 25, 2007

So pretty. Congratulations and good luck! #4553536

RC Fritz July 25, 2007

Beautiful image. Congratulations on your POTD!! #4553688

Jenny Bosmans July 25, 2007

Congratulations on another fantastic finalist, Candice! :) #4554659

Glenn E. Urquhart July 25, 2007

A Very Big Congratulations on your award, Candice!!! Well Deserved! Cheers, Glenn. #4555027

Kate Jackson level-classic July 25, 2007

Big congrats ccc! Love the comp and the contrast! WOW! Hope you get there one day! #4555622

Sherri Gorman July 25, 2007

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist!!!! #4555626

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic July 25, 2007

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist. Good luck in the next round. #4556603

Laurie Daily level-deluxe July 25, 2007

Beautiful Candice! #4557356

Sam Britt July 25, 2007

Congratulations, Candice! #4557580

eileen bedford July 25, 2007

Congratulations Candice, well done... #4557940

Renee Doyle level-classic July 25, 2007

Another stunner .... congratulations ccc!!!

Ken Smith level-classic July 25, 2007

You had a great month, Candice!! #4559043

Cyn Valentine level-classic July 25, 2007

Big congratulations Candice!! #4559048

Datha Y. Thompson July 25, 2007

Congratulations Candice!! Gorgeous :0) #4559536

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe July 26, 2007

Thanks so much, everyone, for your wonderful comments!

ccc #4560593

Christy Nichols July 26, 2007

Congratulations again Candice!!! #4561607

Kathy L. Clark July 26, 2007

Congrats Candice on this beautiful finalist. #4562837

Cassie L. Woodlee July 27, 2007

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist!!! #4566689

Emile Abbott level-deluxe July 27, 2007

Dreaming your dream on this wonderful finalist, Candice. Nice month. #4567780

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe July 27, 2007

Thanks Christy, Kathy, Cassie and Emile for you kind thoughts and warm wishes! Have a great weekend!

ccc #4569265

Carol Teal July 27, 2007

I can hear that Hawaiian music! :) Congrats on your finalist! #4569266

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