Beauty and Thorns

© Stephen Zacker

Beauty and Thorns

Uploaded: July 08, 2004


Rob Friedman July 08, 2004

Great image Stephen--love the selective coloring! #145772

Cathy T. Vettes July 08, 2004

Beautiful Stephen !! The selective coloring is wonderful and I love the different textures in this... Well done Stephen !! #636721

Stephen Zacker July 08, 2004

Beauty and Thorns

Every Rose has its thorn. Just like every cowboy sings a ... oh you know the song. Great capture and presentation, Stephen.

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Colette M. Metcalf July 08, 2004

Wonderful Stephen!! #636772

Kristen McKain July 08, 2004

excelent, Stephen! #636777

Karen Bacon July 08, 2004

Beautiful composition Stephen! #636781

Colleen Braun July 08, 2004

very nice... #636812

Gail Vitikacs level-classic July 08, 2004

This is very creative...I especially like the color selection... #636822

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe July 08, 2004

Wow, that pops! #636825

Allan L. Whitehead July 08, 2004

Magnificent (as always), Stephen, I hope you never run out of this red, eh… You are the absolute master of this color and its selective uses. I love it all (as usual). Very well done, my very dear friend - Allan #636836

Joy Brown July 08, 2004

Beautiful, Stephen! #636935

Shirley L. Carpenter July 08, 2004

WOW Stephen, beautiful image and composition!!!! Love it!! #637003

Paul C. Gazzanigo July 08, 2004

Nice comp and impact, Stephen! #637010

Michael Allen July 08, 2004

"Sharp" image Stephen.

Nice pop on the color, great framing. #637087

Michael Wehrman level-deluxe July 08, 2004

Great image Stephen #637133

Donna J. Taff July 08, 2004

OUTSTANDING, Stephen!!!!!! #637136

Charlene Bayerle July 08, 2004

Wonderful Stephen...great selective coloring!! #637173

Gianna Stadelmyer July 08, 2004

Gorgeous, Stephen!!!!!! #637392

Karen Beri July 08, 2004

I know it's already been said, but WOW is what came to mind when I saw this beautiful, creative work! #637569

Stephen Zacker July 08, 2004

Thanks for all the "Wonderful" Comments! #637578

Robin L. Wehrman July 08, 2004

WOW!! this is magnificent as always, love the way the Red Rose stands out. very creative Stephen. Perfect photo!! #637664

Darren K. Fisher July 08, 2004

I like the mixture here, between the rose and barbwire. And as always your selective coloring is awesome. #637741

Stephen Zacker July 08, 2004

Thanks Robin and Darren! #637840

Kathleen F. Greer July 08, 2004

Beautiful job Stephen!!! #637952

Stephen Zacker July 08, 2004

Thanks Kathleen! #638033

Terry R. Hatfield July 08, 2004

Love That Saturation On The Red Stephen!! #638228

Stephen Zacker July 08, 2004

Thanks Terry! #638250

Carol Brill July 08, 2004

Very imaginative combination of such different subjects and contrasting textures, Stephen! #638376

Karen Engelbreth July 09, 2004

Great image Stephen! #638485

Stephen Zacker July 09, 2004

Thanks Carol and Karen! #638623

Marcie A. Fowler July 09, 2004

Absolutely magnificent. Got a jaw drop and gasp out of this one!! Great use of selective coloring!!! #639086

Stephen Zacker July 09, 2004

Thanks very much Marcie. That means a lot to me! #639709

Jessica McCollam July 11, 2004

I love the whole concept of the red rose. I love all the red rose shots! You are so talented!!! Great eye! #643080

Stephen Zacker July 11, 2004

Thanks. I got that eye after shooting about 5000 rolls of film! :-) #643082

July 11, 2004

Beautiful work Stephen. #643139

Stephen Zacker July 12, 2004

Thanks Deborah! #643278

Carol Engstrom level-addict July 15, 2004

This is a wonderful shot, Stephen. Very eye catching. I'm enjoying your gallery--catching up on all the pics I've missed lately. #649526

Stephen Zacker July 15, 2004

Thank You Carol! :-) #649542

ilana peled August 14, 2004

This IS the winner !!!! #707158

Terry R. Hatfield August 14, 2004

Great Job On This One Stephen Congrats To You On Your Finalist!! #707409

Darren K. Fisher August 14, 2004

Congratulations!!!!! #707836

Heather L. Jacks August 14, 2004

Congrats Stephen! BEautiful! #708060

Sherrie H. Penny August 14, 2004

Stephen, very nice... Love it! soft and simple with rough and sharp.... #708061

William C. Raco level-classic August 14, 2004

Another excellent work, Stephen!

bill #708071

Kathleen F. Greer August 14, 2004

Congrats Stephen!! #708119

Claudia Kuhn level-classic August 14, 2004

Ahh the red is back, congrats again Stephen! #708135

Carol Engstrom level-addict August 14, 2004

Congratulations Stephen! So well deserved! #708354

Marcie A. Fowler August 14, 2004

Congrats to you Stephen. This is one awesome image!! #708370

Jennifer Rennison August 14, 2004

Beautiful!!! Congratulations, Stephen! #708767

Deborah Sandidge August 14, 2004

Love that red, big congrats to you, Stephen! #708791

Susan T. Evans level-classic August 14, 2004

congrats again Stephen!!! #708999

Elisabeth A. Gay August 14, 2004

Congratulations Stephen!!!:) #709128

Kelly Abernathy level-classic August 14, 2004

Congratulations! -K #709465

Nobu Nagase August 14, 2004

Congratulations again, Stephen!!! #709530

Karen Beri August 14, 2004

Way to go Stephen, this is such a great image! #709534

Murry Grigsby August 14, 2004

Congrats on ALL your finalists Stephen even the ones with RED in them :0) #709647

Donna J. Taff August 14, 2004

Congratulation's, Stephen!!!!!! #709965

Jessica Hughes August 14, 2004

Congratulations again, Stephen! #710135

Allan L. Whitehead August 14, 2004

Stephen, congratulations on having this photograph get into the finals. It is truly much deserved. I love this red, as you are well aware. Very well done, my dear friend - your good friend, Allan #710152

Colette M. Metcalf August 14, 2004

Congrats again, Stephen!!! #710451

Stanley J. Contrades August 14, 2004

Anyone out there that doesn't love red roses ... hmmm, didn't think so :-) Great job, Stephen, and CONGRATULATIONS once again ... beautiful job!!
Stan #710938

Karen Lewis-Gunn August 15, 2004

Congrats again Stephen! Beautiful shot! Very creative! :-) #711205

Karen Engelbreth August 15, 2004

congratulations, Stephen! #711223

Nobu Nagase August 15, 2004

Congratulations on your win, Stephen!!!
This is awesome!!! #711310

Karen Beri August 15, 2004

Many congratulations on your win Stephen!! #711315

Colette M. Metcalf August 15, 2004

Congratulations, Stephen!!! #711437

Patricia A. Kuniega August 15, 2004

Congratulations on your winning photo Stephen! How's that book coming along? ; ) #711448

Ed Heaton August 15, 2004

Hey Stephen,
Congratulations on your win :-) #711498

William C. Raco level-classic August 15, 2004

Congratulations, Stephen!
Way to go.

bill #711586

Claudia Kuhn level-classic August 15, 2004

Congrats Stephen! #711635

Allan L. Whitehead August 15, 2004

Stephen, I "red" somewhere that this was not only a 'finalist' but a "WINNER" as well, eh… There was never a doubt that this would be a winner, my very dear friend, CONGRATULATIONS, again - your dear friend, Allan #711672

Kristen McKain August 15, 2004

Congrats! #711740

Ed Isaacs August 15, 2004

Congratulations, Stephen. #711781

Cathy T. Vettes August 15, 2004

And a hearty congradualtions to you Stephen !!! #711788

RICKY RIDDLE August 15, 2004

Congrats Stephen Wonderful Photo. #711874

Kathleen Clemons August 15, 2004

Congrats on your win, Stephen! #711903

Deborah Sandidge August 15, 2004

Congratulations Stephen!!! #712023

Karen Bacon August 15, 2004

Congratulations on this winner Stephen! #712129

Colleen Braun August 15, 2004

congratulations Stephen, great image... #712148

Susan T. Evans level-classic August 15, 2004

Congrats Stephen on your win, well deserved! #712198

ilana peled August 15, 2004

I told you so... #712312

Michael Wehrman level-deluxe August 15, 2004

Congrats Stephen way to go #712369

Alisha May Furbish August 15, 2004

Congrats, Stephen!!!!! #712505

Jennifer Rennison August 15, 2004

Congrats on your win Stephen! #712532

Nancy Grace Chen August 15, 2004

I remember seeing this (or something just like it) a few months back. I really love the stark contrast of colors, textures, and mood here. CONGRATULATIONS!!

Nancy #712552

Donna J. Taff August 15, 2004

Congratulation's on your win, Stephen!!!!!1 #712656

Murry Grigsby August 15, 2004

Congratulations on your win Stephen!! Boy am I red with envy--I always try to win the flower CAT :0) #712875

Paul Michko August 15, 2004

Congratulations, Stephen. Great image. #713174

Terry R. Hatfield August 15, 2004

A Big Congrats To You On Your Win Stephen!! #713259

Jessica Hughes August 15, 2004

Yahoo, Stephen!! Congratulations on your win this month! :) You deserve it! #713264

Kathleen F. Greer August 15, 2004

Another Big Congrats Stephen!!! #713450

Patricia Marroquin August 15, 2004

Red is definitely your color, Stephen! A big congratulations to a very nice guy! :-) #713634

Debra Booth August 16, 2004

Congratulations on your win with this great image, Stephen! #714006

Donna W. Neal August 16, 2004

Congratulations on this well deserved win Stephen. #714038

Heather L. Jacks August 16, 2004

A big congratulations to you Stephen! Well done. #714080

Robin L. Wehrman August 16, 2004

A big congratulations to you Stephen on this well deserved win!! #714278

Gail Vitikacs level-classic August 16, 2004

Totally awesome win Stephen!!! #714494

Kelly Abernathy level-classic August 16, 2004

One of my favorites Stephen! I absolutely love it! Congratulations on your win! -K #714737

Dale Ann Cubbage August 16, 2004

Many congrats to you Stephen on this win, it's beautiful! #715564

Carol Brill August 20, 2004

A belated congratulations on this fine work and your winning finish, Stephen! #724815

Stephen Zacker August 21, 2004

Thanks for all the Congratulations!!! I was out of the State the past week, and didn't have access to internet or
e-mail! #726694

Diane Dupuis August 26, 2004

Congrats! #736975

Stephen Zacker August 26, 2004

Thanks Diane! #737277

Anette Linnea Rasmussen September 21, 2004

Excellent work, Stephen!
Congrats on your win!

Best wishes
Linnea #795424

Stephen Zacker September 21, 2004

Thanks Linnea! #795933

Amy N. Cappelli September 30, 2004

beautiful, it's kind of like love or loving someone deeply- beauty and thorns. #813804

Stephen Zacker September 30, 2004

Thanks Amy! #814386

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