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Stefania Barbier level-addict September 13, 2007

WOW Emily.... how delicate and beautiful... the lighting...!!!!! spectacular! #737116

Glenn E. Urquhart September 13, 2007

Magnificent lighting and contrast, Well Composed and Quite Beautiful Emily!!! Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #4784755

Lynne Morris September 13, 2007

Wow Emily this is a beautiful image, the lighting and effects are gorgeous! #4784763

Jennifer L. Alder September 13, 2007

I am IMPRESSED and thrilled to see you are coming along, Em! LOVE THIS--it is
B E A U T I F U L!
---And, I know you will only continue to grow as an artist!
:))))))))) #4784764

Jennifer L. Alder September 13, 2007

--- A fav for me, of course :) #4784780

Ken Smith level-classic September 13, 2007

It's hard to believe you don't know about layers, with all the super shots you have. This one's no exception! #4784781

Terri L. Scribner September 13, 2007

Great lighting and effects on this beauty, Emily!!! #4784795

Joan Kocak September 13, 2007

major mood goin' on here!!! LOVE THIS! #4784827

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe September 13, 2007

Just beautiful.....and you also never learn it all! :) But never quit! #4784853

Chua Wee Boo September 13, 2007

Beautiful floral image,Emily! #4784876

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict September 13, 2007

This such a beauty, great floral image Emily...Dominick #4784877

Amanda Chapman September 13, 2007

Love the tones and textures!!!! Jen taught you well ;) #4784946

Anita Hogue September 13, 2007

Very beautiful, Emily! #4784960

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe September 13, 2007

So beautiful ! #4785031

Allison Gaulin September 13, 2007

Wow beautiful- I think I may need to ask Jennifer for some help with layers. I have trouble with them too!! #4785039

Erin Appelbaum September 13, 2007

Beautiful lighting and detail, Emily. Peter #4785045

Emily E. Bem September 13, 2007

Thank you all!

I have a long way to go....I only just started...LOL! I'm still lost about most of it, but little by little things are making more sense. #4785162

Su Sana E. P level-classic September 13, 2007

I've to repeat after everybody...beautiful lighting on this. Emily, your titles are as beautiful as your images. #4785243

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 13, 2007

Great job Emily! Jeff #4785397

Bill Wyatt September 13, 2007

Beautiful presentation, lighting adn colors!! #4785554

Cyn Valentine level-classic September 13, 2007

So beautiful Emily...layers are fun! Great lighting..great work! #4785567

Claudia Kuhn level-classic September 13, 2007

So beautiful Emily! Wonderful soft color and great tones! #4785577

September 13, 2007

Well, you certainly learned your lesson well. Great perspective and soft colors--layers look super---as well as your gallery. Love it. #4785595

Vicki Zoller September 13, 2007

This is simply lovely beyond words...
another fabulous job Emily. No matter haow much you now about layers or don't know about layers, you must begin with a good shot...you have the shot mastered, can't wait to see what you do when you master layering!!!! #4785652

Chastity Abbott September 13, 2007

This is simply gorgeous darling!!! :)
The textures and the colors are just wonderful...you did amazing!!!! #4785696

Melissa G. Meiselman September 13, 2007

Gorgeous floral image with delicate hues of white, Emily! #4785849

Michelle L. Frick September 13, 2007

This is incredibly gorgeous Emily! Ut-oh, she knows layers - watch out world - there's no stopping her now! Now, teach me.


Jessica Jenney September 13, 2007

Beautiful, delicate and elegant, Emily! Wonderful work!!! #4786037

Jennifer L. Taranto September 13, 2007

I LOVE the textures!! Wonderful color tones! And way to go mastering layers!! Beautiful and delicate!!! #4786048

cheryl m. phillips September 13, 2007

WOW! Very very beautiful Emily!
Ok, Jen, my turn? ha ha
Wonderful work!
You guys rock!
~cheryl #4786255

Melissa Olsen September 13, 2007

Beautiful job Em...great layer work ;)

This is very MOODY, which you know I love :) #4786412

Roxanne M. Bubar September 13, 2007

Exquisite and well done.
So are you now giving lessons? Sign me up. #4786661

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe September 13, 2007

Beautiful lighting and texture, Emily! #4786872

Michael Farruggia September 13, 2007

such beautiful textures that I can get a great sense of. amazing job and happy to see you always learning something new #4786991

Denise M. Snyder September 13, 2007

Hard to believe you have not been working with layers Emily with all your gorgeous artwork! This is STUNNING and has WINNER written all over it!!!!!!! #4787015

Linda Boehme level-classic September 13, 2007

Wow, this is just stunning. Gorgeous work. #4787252

Angie Sidles level-classic September 13, 2007

GREAT Job Emily! This is gorgeous! Congrats on the layering. I am still trying to learn to use them. I couldn't figure them out for the longest time. Beautiful work! #4787504

Alexis Yobbagy September 13, 2007

WOW!!! This is STUNNING!!! Unique and incredible!!! #4787573

Linda Blair September 13, 2007

This is gorgeous, awesome effects!!! Going into my favs!!!! ☺ #4787881

Carol Sawyer September 14, 2007

Excellent work on this beautiful image, Emily! #4788960

Sherri Gorman September 14, 2007

Gorgeous!!! #4789739

ALLEN O. HOWARD September 14, 2007

Beautifully done! The light is awesome! #4790518

Wendy Bristol September 15, 2007

Emily, your efforts have paid off. This is gorgeous. I love the delicate look to the petals. #4796776

Kathy L. Clark September 19, 2007

Emily this is fabulous in b&w. The detail and light look lovely. #4812740

Jennifer L. Alder October 24, 2007

EMILY!!! Woo hooo congrats on Finalist, I knew we would see this again
:) #4974217

Michelle L. Frick October 24, 2007

Gotta love Jennifer and her fabulous suggestions and support! Congratulations on this stunning finalist Emily! YGG!!! #4974917

Laurence Saliba level-classic October 24, 2007

Another Big Congrats Emily!!! #4975073

Angie Sidles level-classic October 24, 2007

Congrats agaion Emily! This is a real beauty! #4975145

Su Sana E. P level-classic October 24, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, EM!! #4975236

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe October 24, 2007

Congratulations on this and your other multiple Finalists this month, Emily. Great job! #4975725

Jessica Jenney October 25, 2007

Congratulations, Emily on this stunning finalist image! #4976356

Shannon D. Miller October 25, 2007

So elegant! Beautiful capture Emily! Congratulations! Shannon~ #4977273

Joan Kocak October 25, 2007

so ELEGANT.....CONGRATS (again, and I'm SURE there's more!!!) #4977519

Vicki Zoller October 25, 2007

Congrats Emily! This is one of my favorites of yours...like a gracefully lit painting! #4977958

Glenn E. Urquhart October 25, 2007

A Big Congratulations on your Award, Emily!!! Well Deserved! Cheers, Glenn. #4978240

Kathy L. Clark October 25, 2007

Gorgeous finalist Em. A big congrats to you and Jennifer. #4978480

Amanda Chapman October 25, 2007

This is gorgeous!

Erin Appelbaum October 25, 2007

Congratulations again. Emily. Well deserved. Peter #4978646

Cyn Valentine level-classic October 25, 2007

Beautiful Emily..congratulations!! #4978670

ALLEN O. HOWARD October 25, 2007

Congratulations Emily! A beauty! #4978814

Graeme yew Chow October 25, 2007

Big congratulations Emily. #4979154

Anita Hogue October 25, 2007

B E A U T I F U L, Emily! Congratulations on all your finalist! #4980583

Gail Vitikacs level-classic October 25, 2007

Lovely and Congratulations! #4981035

Stefania Barbier level-addict October 25, 2007

beautiful, congrats!!!!!!!!! #4981585

Susan Fox October 25, 2007

Incredible image Emily! Lighting, comp. and effects are all great!!! Congrats :-) #4982266

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar October 26, 2007

hi em! big CONGRATS on your finalist!! hope to see this as a winner! #4983829

Joy L. Barber October 26, 2007

gorgeous.....love the light and the delicate look of the petals. congrats for getting a finalist on this one! #4984427

Jean E. Hildebrant October 26, 2007

How delicate and beautiful! Love the textures and lighting too. Just think, if this is your first attempt at layers, you shots to come are going to be even more amazing!
CONGRAT's! #4985921

Linda Blair October 28, 2007

Congrats on this beauty!!!!! ☺ #4994290

Susan Heath October 30, 2007

Marvelous work! So happy to see such a lovely shot. Hope you are doing well, your work is such a joy. Congrats! #5005509

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This one goes out to Jennifer Alder for helping me FINALLY learn somrthing about layers. :))))))

Exif: F Number: 10, Exposure Bias Value: +0, Exposure Time: 1/200, Flash: flash did not fire, ISO: 400, White Balance: auto white balance, Focal Length: 55mm, Camera Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi

Uploaded on September 13, 2007

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist

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