yellow rose

Uploaded: June 26, 2007 20:05:20


Exif: F Number: 32, Exposure Bias Value: +0, Exposure Time: 1/30, Flash: flash did not fire, ISO: 200, White Balance: auto white balance, Focal Length: 105mm, Camera Model: NIKON D200


Teguh Senoadji June 27, 2007

creative idea, wonderful! #681011

Martha N. Church July 02, 2007

Wow, Esther, this is stunning! Congrats on EFP. #4466591

Esther Smith July 03, 2007

Thank you Teguh and Martha! #4471248

Sharon Day level-classic July 24, 2007

Simply gorgeous, Esther!!! #4550811

Colleen Farrell July 24, 2007

Beautiful!! Congratulations on your finalist, Esther! #4552224

Evy Johansen level-classic July 24, 2007

So beautiful, Esther! Big congratulations on your finalist! #4552259

Esther Smith July 24, 2007

Thank you so much Sharon, Colleen, and Evy!! #4552372

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe July 25, 2007

Congratulations on your beautiful floral Finalist, Esther! #4552501

Mary Timman July 25, 2007

Absolutely gorgeous. Congratulations! #4553276

Cyn Valentine July 25, 2007

Congratulations Esther..beautiful image! #4553782

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic July 25, 2007

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist Ester. Good luck in the next round. #4555063

Terry L. Ellis level-classic July 25, 2007

Esther, congratulations on your beautiful finalist! #4555523

Esther Smith July 25, 2007

Mike, Mary, Cyn, Kay and Terry thanks so much!! #4555892

July 25, 2007

lovely #4556687

Donna La Mattino Pagakis July 25, 2007

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist win Esther!! Gorgeous color!! #4557401

Cheryl E. Molennor July 25, 2007

Beautiful Esther. Congratulations #4558393

Ken Smith level-classic July 25, 2007

Gorgeous! Congratulations, Esther! #4558405

Carol Teal July 25, 2007

Simply sensational! I love the rose color and the painted look to the outer petals. Great use of flood too. Congrats on your finalist! #4559624

Esther Smith July 25, 2007

Thank you all very much!! #4559635

Carol Teal July 26, 2007

Esther, congrats on this beautiful win! #4562179

Colleen Farrell July 26, 2007

Congratulations on your 2nd place win, Esther!! Way to go! #4562604

Esther Smith July 26, 2007

Thank you Carol and Colleen!! #4562878

Dan Holm July 26, 2007

Woo Hoo!! Huge, heartfelt CONGRATULATIONS, Esther! A most deserving win! #4563262

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe July 26, 2007

Congratulations on your winning photo Esther !!! #4563406

Sam Britt July 26, 2007

Congratulations on your winner, Esther! #4563875

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic July 26, 2007

Congratulations on your second place winner. #4564004

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe July 26, 2007

Congratulations on your beautiful Winner, Esther! Well deserved! #4564704

Mary Timman July 26, 2007

Congratulations...beautiful. #4564846

Renee Doyle July 26, 2007

Congratulations Esther on this beautiful 2nd place winner!

Raymond Pauly July 26, 2007

Beautiful winner! Congratulations, Esther! #4565096

Colette M. Metcalf July 26, 2007

Congratulations on your WIN!!! #4565414

Kathleen R. Struckle July 26, 2007

Congrats on you stunning win Esther!! #4565612

Evy Johansen level-classic July 26, 2007

Big congratulations on your 2nd place win, Esther! #4565672

Cheryl E. Molennor July 27, 2007

Congratulations! #4567852

Terry L. Ellis level-classic July 27, 2007

An excellent win, Esther! Congratulations! #4568304

Jill Odice level-classic July 29, 2007

Congrats, this looks like molten gold! Beautiful image! #4574902

Nadya Johnson July 29, 2007

Very stunning, Esther! Congratulations on your winning image! #4575661

Esther Smith July 29, 2007

Thank you everyone! I very much appreciate your kind words!! #4575791

Susan M. Campbell July 31, 2007

Excellent...wonderful use of the flood filter...a winner for sure. #4584956

Su Sana E. P level-classic August 02, 2007

Beautiful!! Congrats on this gorgeous winner, Esther!! #4593587

Kanwaljit Singh August 03, 2007

It is wonderful Image,Congrats for winning #4594784

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic August 03, 2007

AWESOME capture and work, Esther. Big congratulations on your well deserved win. #4596998

Esther Smith August 03, 2007

Thank you Susan, SuSana, Kanwaljit and Kirsten for your kind comments! I appreciate them very much! #4598817

Janine Russell level-deluxe August 07, 2007

Esther, big congratulations on your Second Place Winner! #4616659

Bobbie A. Olson August 12, 2007

I love the color!! how was it done? PS ? #4636390

Esther Smith August 19, 2007

Thank you Janine and Bobbie!! #4669928

Steven E. Ray August 29, 2007

Congratulations on your Second Place Winner! This was very well done! #4719289

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar October 17, 2007

this is one of the first images that struck me the most during my start here in betterphoto, I was so amazed with this beautiful winner! congrat esther on this win!--NOLAX #4942104

Esther Smith October 17, 2007

Wow-Nolax, thank you for that! I'm happy you like it! #4942123

Debbie Crowe October 18, 2007

simply stunning!!! do you share how you did it? I am fairly new to these forums and still learning my way around. do the photographers shoot and "tell" how they did so that others many learn and improve techniques?
deb #4943837

Esther Smith October 18, 2007

Debbie, welcome! BP is all about learning from each other. I've gained so much from this site! Folks are great about sharing techniques and how they did something.
The only thing I added to this shot is applied the floud filter. You can learn about it here:
Thanks for commenting! #4944174

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

Get Constructive Critiques

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


Did You Know?

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

BetterPhoto Websites: If you see an orange website link directly under the photographer's name, it's totally okay. It's not spam. The reason: BetterPhoto is the one that offers these personal photography websites. We are supporting our clients with those links.

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.


The following truth is one of the core philosophies of BetterPhoto:

I hear, I forget.
I see, I remember.
I do, I understand.

You learn by doing. Take your next online photography class. All Time Best Photo Contest Winner Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

Copyright for this gallery photo belongs solely to Esther Smith.
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.