Wild Lily

Uploaded: June 29, 2007 00:12:30


Water lilies grow in the marshlands here in Illinois along the Mississippi River, although I've noticed lotuses are much more common. If you ever wonder which is which, the lotus grows very tall and has an intricate center almost like a drum with holes on top; water lilies such as this one, bloom very low to the water. Although they do come in pinks, blues and purples, I am still looking for the colored one! I suspect they're easier to find in gardens than in marshes, where they're nearly always white.


Dan Holm level-classic June 29, 2007

Rich, moody and simply beautiful, Nadya! Love the light in this! #682113

Su Sana E. P level-classic June 29, 2007

Nobody does it like you, Nadya!! Love the soft lighting and feel of this image. #4455388

Ray Clarke June 29, 2007

Great light, colour and detail, Beautiful Nadya!!!(R) #4455395

Raymond Pauly June 29, 2007

Lovely composition and deep colors, Nadya! #4455398

Paul E. Earl June 29, 2007

Wonderful image. So beautiful!! Great shot, Nadya! #4455405

Donald K. Cherry June 29, 2007

Beautiful, Nadya. Love the colors, light, detail and reflections. #4455512

Barbara Waldoch level-classic June 29, 2007

How gorgeous, Nadya! #4455562

Glenn E. Urquhart June 29, 2007

Vibrant Color, Outstanding lighting and contrast, Well COmposed and quite Beautiful, Nadya!!! Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #4455778

Laurie Daily level-deluxe June 29, 2007

What beautiful rich tones, Nadya! #4455854

Linda D. Lester level-classic June 29, 2007

I don't think you will find the pink ones in the wild. This is beautiful!!! #4456074

David Phalen June 29, 2007

A beauty! Love the glowing white against the blue water. #4456338

Melissa G. Meiselman June 29, 2007

Your placement of the water lily and its reflection are perfect and make for a wonderful eye catching image, Nadya!! #4457030

Judy A. Lawhon June 29, 2007

Terrific composition, Nadya! Beautiful flower!! #4457229

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna June 29, 2007

Wonderful colors, lighting, effect and framing, Nadya!!!!! Very very pretty image!!!!! k #4457726

Patrick Rouzes June 29, 2007

Exceptional contrasts, detail, lighitng, framing & colors, Nadya!!! Great work indeed! #4457773

Nadya Johnson June 29, 2007

Thank you everyone, for your much appreciated comments! #4458196

Jessica Jenney July 24, 2007

Congratulations, Nadya on this stunning finalist image! #4551316

Barbara Waldoch level-classic July 24, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Nadya! #4551496

Pat Gamwell July 24, 2007

Yeah!!!!! WTG, girl! Beautiful finalist! #4551805

Emily E. Bem July 24, 2007

CONGRATS on your lovely finalist!!!!! #4551945

Evy Johansen level-classic July 24, 2007

Many congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Nadya!! #4552324

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe July 24, 2007

Congratulations on your beautiful Finalist, Nadya! #4552390

Marijana Fajgl July 25, 2007

Big congratulations Nadya! #4552572

Jill Odice level-classic July 25, 2007

Congrats on a fantastic finalist! #4552837

Joannie Bertucci level-classic July 25, 2007

Always such unique images from you Nadya! Congratulations! #4552956

Husain Akhtar July 25, 2007

Big congratulations my friend! #4553076

Mary Timman July 25, 2007

Congratulations on a beautiful finalist and Good Luck! #4553251

Autum Rhoades July 25, 2007

Congrats on your finalist!!! #4553307

Jim Huffield July 25, 2007

Congratulations Nadya. Jim #4553325

Cassie L. Woodlee July 25, 2007

Congratulations Nadya!!!! #4553622

Jenny Bosmans July 25, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Nadya! :) #4553855

Terry L. Ellis level-classic July 25, 2007

Congratulations, Nadya! A wonderful finalist! #4553968

Randy K. Baldwin July 25, 2007

Beautiful Nadya, Congrats! Good luck in the next round, #4553986

Cyn Valentine July 25, 2007

Congratulations Nadya!! #4553987

David Pratt July 25, 2007

Congratulations Nadya! #4554328

Melissa G. Meiselman July 25, 2007

Big congratulations Nadya!!!! #4554347

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic July 25, 2007

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist Nadya. Good luck in the next round. #4554724

Glenn E. Urquhart July 25, 2007

A Very Big Congratulations on your award, Nadya!!! Well Deserved! Cheers, Glenn. #4554805

Laurence Saliba level-classic July 25, 2007

Congratulations on this outstanding finalist Nadya!!! #4554868

eileen bedford July 25, 2007

Congratulations Nadya to this BEAUTIFUL capture of this water lily.... #4555441

Sam Britt July 25, 2007

Congratulations, Nadya! #4555475

Charlene Taylor July 25, 2007

Hi Nadya,
Congratulations on making finalist with this amazing shot! #4555597

Tarun Bose July 25, 2007

Big congrats your excellent finalist, dear Nadya. #4555738

Karen Slagle July 25, 2007

Big congrats, Nadya, on this gorgeous finalist, and best of luck next round... #4555891

Nadya Johnson July 25, 2007

Thank you all so much for your congrats!! #4556162

Laurie Daily level-deluxe July 25, 2007

Congratulations, Nadya, on this beautiful finalist! #4556310

Judy A. Lawhon July 25, 2007

Congrats, Nadya....a beautiful finalist image!! #4556370

Sylvia Rossler July 25, 2007

Big congrats on this wonderful finalist Nadya :O) #4557115

Lani J July 25, 2007

Congratulations Nadya!!! :) #4557362

Janet McNeil level-classic July 25, 2007

Beautiful finalist!! Good luck in round 2!! #4557474

Janet McNeil level-classic July 25, 2007

Beautiful finalist!! Good luck in round 2!! #4557475

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna July 25, 2007

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Nadya!!!!!!! :-) k #4557830

Ken Smith level-classic July 25, 2007

Way to go, Nadya! Congratulations!! #4557927

Jeana Clark July 25, 2007


Way To Go!!!

~Jeana~ #4558159

Nancy L. Green level-classic July 25, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist!! <>< #4559400

Nadya Johnson July 26, 2007

Again, thanks so much for your comments! #4559718

Michael S. Baker July 26, 2007

Absolutely beautiful shot, Nadya. Congrats on this finalist image!
Mike B- #4560262

Erin Appelbaum July 26, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist. Good luck. Peter #4560591

Carla Metzler July 26, 2007

Congratulations, Nyda! #4561565

Nancy L. Green level-classic July 26, 2007

Congratulations Nadya, very well deserved!! <>< #4562022

Emile Abbott level-deluxe July 26, 2007

Congrats my friend on an excellent finalist. #4563401

Milan Banik July 29, 2007

Congratulations Nadya #4573977

Jill Odice level-classic August 27, 2007

Yippee! A BIG CONGRATS my friend :-) #4705199

Laurie Daily level-deluxe August 27, 2007

I sure do love this, Nadya! Congrats! #4707294

Anita Hogue August 30, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Nadya! #4724665

Bill Wyatt August 31, 2007

Congratulations on your wonderful Finalist!! I thought I commented on this already? I guess I was mistaken. #4728679

Val Feldman level-deluxe September 16, 2009

I found them! Oh, so beautiful, Nadya..Silly, I know but the idea of finding something like this in it's complete natural state just thrills me...my hands would shake so, I could barely take the image! I'm making this a fav - I need to show this to my husband and mother tonight! Well done (and hope to see more!)! #7948714

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