Wake Up Call

© Laurie Daily

Wake Up Call

September 30, 2007

Sunflowers a such great subjects--you did a very nice job with this one. Love the offset and the way the flower seems to be playing peek-a-boo. #750337

Cyn Valentine level-classic September 30, 2007

Fantastic Laurie..awesome clarity comp and color!!! #4863750

MELODIE C. ROBERTS September 30, 2007

Hey SiS!!!!!
Good Morning!!!!
This is Another Stunner!!!!
I am Awake NOW...;0) #4863793

Linda M. Walker September 30, 2007

Fantastic shot!! #4863797

Anna Diederich September 30, 2007

What a stunning image,Laurie!! #4863840

Donna K. Kilcher September 30, 2007

stunning and the clarity is wonderful! #4864192

Sandra R. Alvey September 30, 2007

It's winking at me! Beautiful capture Laurie! Such clarity and the color against the black BG is amazing!

Sandi #4864769

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic September 30, 2007

Nice capture, Laurie. Beautiful colors. #4864964

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna September 30, 2007

Such a beautiful image, Laurie!!!! Love the colors and the details are super!!!!! ♫ k #4865310

Nikki McDonald level-classic September 30, 2007

What a terrific find, Laurie. Love Sandi's description--it's winking at us. This may just be a winner, my dear. It's very unusual the way we get practically the entire bloom cycle in this one image. The details, clarity and color are super. And the diagonal composition is oh so pleasing. Yep, it's a winner. #4865438

Erin Appelbaum September 30, 2007

Awesome composition, clarity and colors on this Laurie. Beautiful image. Peter #4866036

Colleen Farrell September 30, 2007

LOL .. I love "I removed the boiler room and pipes from the background." It's so hard to imagine such a gorgeous flower could be anywhere but a gorgeous garden! Outstanding floral, Laurie--it's just beautiful!!! #4867214

Stefania Barbier level-addict September 30, 2007

outstanding.... GORGEOUS! #4867346

Aimee S. McMaster October 01, 2007

....so very beautiful Laurie...I do love sunflowers...Aimee #4867982

Su Sana E. P level-classic October 01, 2007

Laurie, exceptional details, colors and lighting in this gorgeous macro!!

Stephen Zacker October 04, 2007

Stunning. Like the way it is half open. #4882183

Nikki McDonald level-classic October 07, 2007

Well, it's on its way, Laurie. Congrats on the EP. #4894363

Tamera S. Phillips October 24, 2007

Congratulation on this well deserved Finalist. #4974963

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

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Laurie!! A Winner in my view. #4975052

Nikki McDonald level-classic October 24, 2007

And now congratulations on the finalist button, Laurie. I really really like this. Good luck--I hope it goes all the way. #4975057

MELODIE C. ROBERTS October 24, 2007

Congtatulations Sis....;0) #4975151

Colleen Farrell October 24, 2007

WTG, Laurie! Big congratulations on this well-deserved finalist! #4975650

Phil Stith October 25, 2007

Congratulations on a beautiful finalist!!! #4976482

Carol Sawyer October 25, 2007

Congratulations, Laurie! #4976822

Joan Kocak October 25, 2007

simply OUTSTANDING Laurie, CONGRATS! #4977004

Barbara Waldoch level-classic October 25, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Laurie! #4977095

Elizabeth J. Bernier October 25, 2007

What a lovely flower and you've captured it well Laurie...many congrats!!! #4977143

Cheryl E. Molennor October 25, 2007

Laurie this is Killer! Congratulations! #4977917

Jessica Jenney October 25, 2007

Congratulations, Laurie on this gorgeous finalist! #4978230

Erin Appelbaum October 25, 2007

Congratulations again, Laurie. Peter #4978583

Holly Shao October 25, 2007

Congratulations on such a gorgeous Finalist, Laurie!! Awesome details and beautiful color!

Holly #4978933

Cyn Valentine level-classic October 25, 2007

Congratulations Laurie! #4978963

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar October 25, 2007


Jenny Bosmans October 25, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Laurie! :) #4979138

Gail Vitikacs level-classic October 25, 2007

Stunning! Congratulations! #4979638

Stephen Zacker October 25, 2007

Amazing macro. Congratulations #4979915

Sam Britt October 25, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Laurie. #4980239

Anita Hogue October 25, 2007

Congratulations, Laurie! This is a beauty! #4980454

Stefania Barbier level-addict October 25, 2007

congrats Laurie on your spectacular finalist! #4981326

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna October 25, 2007

Congratulations on this wonderful image as well as the other finalists, Laurie!!!! Good luck in the next round!!!!! ♫ k #4981362

Laurie Daily level-deluxe October 25, 2007

Thanks so much everyone! #4981665

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe October 25, 2007

Outstanding design and colors. Congratulations on a beautiful finalist! #4981745

Claudia Kuhn level-classic October 25, 2007

So beautiful, congratulations Laurie! #4982402

Cary Rogers October 25, 2007

WOW! Wonderfully composed, magnificent lighting and detail, Laurie!! BIG congrats on this Finalist!! #4982614

Aimee S. McMaster October 26, 2007

....congratulations on your beautiful finalists Laurie....Aimee #4983992

Ron Roberts October 26, 2007


Laurie Daily level-deluxe October 26, 2007

Thanks so much Donna, Claudia, Cary, Aimee, and Ron! #4984197

Nikki McDonald level-classic October 26, 2007

WooHoo, Laurie!! So glad to see a second place button on this. Congratulations on a very deserving win. #4986712

Phil Stith October 26, 2007

Congratulations, Laurie!!! #4986812

Anita Hogue October 26, 2007

Congratulations, Laurie! Gorgeous image! #4986830

Jennifer L. Alder October 26, 2007

Huge congrats on this fantastic winner, Laurie! :) #4987167

Jessica Jenney October 26, 2007

Congratulations, Laurie on this gorgeous win! #4987298

Cyn Valentine level-classic October 26, 2007

Beautiful,,congratulations on your win Laurie!! #4987301

Terry L. Ellis level-classic October 26, 2007

Laurie, congratulations on your awesome Second Place win! #4987377

Erin Appelbaum October 26, 2007

Congratulations, Laurie. Awesome winner. Peter #4987471

Jeana Clark October 26, 2007

Congratulations Laurie!!

~J~ #4987542

Sam Britt October 26, 2007

Congratulations on this terrific winner, Laurie! #4987589

Claudia Kuhn level-classic October 26, 2007

Big congrats on your 2nd pl. win Laurei!! #4987748

Raymond Pauly level-classic October 26, 2007

Lovely winner! Congratulations, Laurie! #4987756

Su Sana E. P level-classic October 26, 2007

Huge Congratulations on this beautiful and outstanding Winner, Laurie!! #4988002

Patrick Rouzes level-classic October 26, 2007

Congratulations, Laurie!!! Very happy for you, my friend!!! #4988076

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

huge CONGRATS on this beautiful win, Laurie!! #4988109

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe October 26, 2007

Congrats on this beautiful winning photo Laurie ! #4988265

Joan Kocak October 26, 2007

CONGRATS Laurie!!!! so well deserved~ #4988272

Anna Diederich October 26, 2007

Congrats, Laurie! #4988455

anonymous October 26, 2007

Congratulations Laurie on your Beautiful second place win! B- #4988459

Evy Johansen level-classic October 26, 2007

Congratulations on your wonderful win, Laurie!! #4988571

Nadya Johnson October 26, 2007

Exquisitely seen and captured, Laurie! Congratulations on your gorgeous winner! #4988906

Stefania Barbier level-addict October 26, 2007


Mary K. Robison October 27, 2007

Glorious macro, Laurie!
CONGRATULATIONS on your win! #4989096

Barbara Waldoch level-classic October 27, 2007

Congratulations on this wonderful win, Laurie! #4989137

Tarun Bose October 27, 2007

Big congrats Laurie for your excellent second place winner. #4989270

Aimee S. McMaster October 27, 2007

...much congratulations Laurie on your beautiful winner Laurie....Aimee #4989332

Laurie Daily level-deluxe October 27, 2007

Thanks so much to you all. I am so appreciative of all your kind congrats! #4989392

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 27, 2007

Congrats Laurie on your Beautiful 2nd Place Win! Jeff #4989618

Holly Shao October 27, 2007

Congratulations on your win, Laurie!! Just excellent!

Holly #4989747

Stephen Zacker October 27, 2007

Congratulations #4989868

Eugenio Diaz October 27, 2007

Well done, congratulations on your beautiful finalist. #4990917

Cary Rogers October 27, 2007

BIG CONGRATS Laurie!!! A well-deserved winner! #4991018

Cheryl E. Molennor October 27, 2007

You rock Again!!Congratulations!! #4991325

Linda Blair October 27, 2007

Congratulations!!!!! ☺ #4991955

Colleen Farrell October 27, 2007

Congratulations on your WIN, Laurie!! #4992922

Laurie Daily level-deluxe October 28, 2007

Thanks so much Jeff, Holly, Stephen, Eugenio, Cary, Cheryl, Linda, and Colleen! #4993588

Bill Wyatt October 28, 2007

Congratulations on your beautiful winner!! #4996375

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe October 28, 2007

Congratulations on your win!!! This is one of my favorite florals this month Laurie!!!! Excellent work!! #4997370

Laurie Daily level-deluxe October 29, 2007

Thanks so very much Bill and Donna! #4998268

Emile Abbott level-deluxe October 29, 2007

Congratulations, Laurie on a supurb capture and winner. #4999946

Pranay Koka November 05, 2007

great sharpness and clarity....congrats! #5033453

Laurie Daily level-deluxe November 06, 2007

Thanks so very much Emile and Pranay! #5033995

Danielle Fuller November 08, 2007

Such a cool comp on this. Great job and a well deserved congrats!!! I've tried this shot, but it has never looked this clear! #5046204

Laurie Daily level-deluxe November 08, 2007

Thanks Danielle! #5046582

Amanda Chapman November 26, 2007

I saw your winning image on BP's home page this morning!
I just added it to my FAVS!!!
The detail is AMAZING! #5124476

Laurie Daily level-deluxe November 26, 2007

Thanks so much Amanda! #5127215

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A sunflower from our garden at school early one morning. I removed the boiler room and pipes from the background. 1/200s at f/3.5 ISO 30 50mm macro lens

Uploaded on September 30, 2007

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