First Blush

Uploaded: August 20, 2004 09:32:30


Taken held up to a tungsten light, allowing the outer petals to become somewhat translucent.


Colette M. Metcalf August 20, 2004

Beautiful, Karma!!! #160269

Karma Wilson August 20, 2004

Ahhh...Wendy! It's like peaches and cream. Lovely!

Karma #723825

Murry Grigsby August 20, 2004

Lovely image and presentation Wendy! Love the light and high-key colors!! #723846

Wendy M. Amdahl level-deluxe August 20, 2004

Thank you Karma and Murry...your feedback is much appreciated. And Colette, I'm not sure if your comment was meant for me or Karma...but I'll thank you anyway! :o) #723855

Colette M. Metcalf August 20, 2004

Sorry Wendy! LOL This is meant for you!!! #723861

Jennifer Rennison August 20, 2004

Wonderful high-key image, with the edges translucent it looks like a slide sandwich, very nice. Beautiful, Wendy! #723918

Kathleen Clemons August 20, 2004

Lovely, Wendy! #723921

Mellanie August 20, 2004

Beautiful, Wendy! The colors are fabulous! #723994

Theresa McCloskey August 20, 2004

so pretty Wendy - nice shot :-) #724010

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic August 20, 2004

This is beautiful, Wendy!! #724013

Wendy M. Amdahl level-deluxe August 20, 2004

Wow...thank you all so much for your encouraging feedback! I'm laughing hard, because yesterday I submitted something to the Digigtal catagory that I had great response to at the last art show I did, and yet it only received one little comment (thanks Mellanie). Today, I get more than I expected! It just goes to show that you never can gauge what will strike a chord and what will displease. Therefore I will just try and try again! :o) Thanks again to each of you! #724035

Cathy Gregor August 20, 2004

Love it, Wendy. VERY nicely done!
-cathy #724084

Sharon Day August 20, 2004

Very beautiful! #724087

Wendy M. Amdahl level-deluxe August 20, 2004

Thank you Cathy and Sharon for giving it a look! #724140

Stacey A. Bates August 20, 2004

Lovely Wendy!! #724315

Gail Vitikacs level-classic August 20, 2004

Beautifully done....keep shooting and posting!! #724318

Donna W. Neal August 20, 2004

This is very pretty Wendy, love the soft colors and great lighting. #724473

Wendy M. Amdahl level-deluxe August 20, 2004

Thanks for taking your time to comment Stacey, Gail and Donna! Appreciate your feedback! #724576

Dale Ann Cubbage August 20, 2004

This is very pretty Wendy! I love gerbers, and you've presented this one is such a delicate and lovely way! #724654

Kristen McKain August 20, 2004

Gorgeous shot! Well done! #724657

Wendy M. Amdahl level-deluxe August 20, 2004

Thanks Dale Ann and Kristen! #724751

Doug Wean August 20, 2004

Absolutely Beautiful Wendy! Creative,great angle,clever lighting and such beautiful soft color!

Doug #724829

Stanley J. Contrades August 21, 2004

Absolutely perfect in color, angle, lighting and presentation, Wendy! IMHO a winner if I ever saw one!! Just a fabulous job!!
Stan #725050

Wendy M. Amdahl level-deluxe August 21, 2004

Gosh you guys...what very nice comments Doug and Stanley! Thank you both very much, and Aloha Stanley from the sunny shores of Florida to those of Hawaii! #725532

Cindy Paquette August 21, 2004

WOW! Who knew?
This is a wonderful shot Wendy, love the colors and the angle of the shot! Lovely!! #725668

Wendy M. Amdahl level-deluxe August 21, 2004

Well thank you kindly for your feedback Cindy! Much appreciated! #725690

Donna La Mattino Pagakis August 21, 2004

Great image. Love the lighting and the frame really makes it complete. Well done!! #726495

Debra Booth September 13, 2004

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Wendy! Gorgeous!! #774250

Timothy Guay September 13, 2004

Congrats Wendy,
A beautiful photo!
Timothy #774399

Mellanie September 13, 2004

Congrats Wendy! It's still beautiful! #774519

Cindy Paquette September 13, 2004


I'm so happy for you...this one is a beauty..still and forever! Congratulations!! #774549

Terry R. Hatfield September 13, 2004

Congrats Wendy On Another Great Finalist:-) #774982

Jennifer Rennison September 13, 2004

So glad to see this one in the Finals!! Congratulations, Wendy! #775571

Kelly Abernathy level-classic September 13, 2004

Congratulations ! -K #775962

Susan T. Evans level-classic September 13, 2004

Congrats Wendy, terrific! #776635

cj patterson September 14, 2004

congratulations wendy! this is so beautiful!!! #777839

Dale Ann Cubbage September 14, 2004

Congrats Wendy!!! #778231

Stanley J. Contrades September 14, 2004

Bravo!, Wendy!!! And CONGRATULATIONS on this winner!! Super job!!
Stan #779609

Wendy M. Amdahl level-deluxe September 14, 2004

Thank you all for your positive responses...I am extremely grateful! :o) #779702

Mellanie September 15, 2004

Congrats on this and your other winner! Very well deserved my friend!!! #781535

Stanley J. Contrades September 15, 2004

Hooray, Wendy!! CONGRATULATIONS on this 2nd Place Winner!!!
Stan #781562

Wally Orlowsky September 15, 2004

Congratulations on another winner, Wendy. #781900

Murry Grigsby September 15, 2004

Congrats on your win Wendy! #782396

Wilson H. Valentin September 15, 2004

Congrats, wendy! another Fine work! #782502

Karen Beri September 15, 2004

Congrats on your second win Wendy! You Go Girl!!!! #782510

Peggy Wolff September 15, 2004

Congratulations Wendy, this is beautiful! #782587

Susan T. Evans level-classic September 15, 2004

Congrats Wendy, awesome image, well deserved! #782723

Tammy L. Odell September 15, 2004

Congrats on a gorgoues image Wendy!!!!! #782752

Jennifer Rennison September 15, 2004

So glad this one won, its Beautiful!!! Congratulations, Wendy!! #782766

Wendy M. Amdahl level-deluxe September 15, 2004

Wow...I am so floored and humbled by these wins. I truly wasn't expecting it and I am honored to be amidst such good company. Not just in the winners circle but on the sight as a whole. So many fabulous artists here...I am inspired by all! Thank you to those who support me with your encouraging comments and your time! :o) #782899

Terry R. Hatfield September 15, 2004

Congratulations To You On Your 2nd Place Win Wendy!! #783039

Timothy Guay September 15, 2004

A well deserved win, I am sooo jealous!
Timothy #783092

Danilo Piccioni September 15, 2004

Wendy you are a great photographer and your place is here, among the greatest.
Well deserved Victory!

Keep it up!
Danilo #783115

Kathleen Clemons September 15, 2004

Way to go, Wendy! :) #783337

Ursula I. Abresch September 15, 2004

Beautiful, Wendy, congratulations! It's a work of art. #783400

Cindy Paquette September 15, 2004

You go girl on your two wins!!! Yay!

What a feat and hopefully this fills you with encouragement and knowing that you do such fine, fine work!

Congratulations Wendy!! #783674

Cindy Cone September 15, 2004

Beautiful image, Wendy! Congrats on this one, too! Way to go! #783702

Colleen Braun September 15, 2004

awesome... #783710

Kathleen F. Greer September 15, 2004

Another congrats Wendy!! SO Beautiful!! #783723

Debra Booth September 15, 2004

A big congratulations, Wendy!! #783800

Graham Jones September 15, 2004

Beautiful colours in this shot Wendy. Love it and congratulations on the win!

regards, Jonesy #783819

Wendy M. Amdahl level-deluxe September 15, 2004

You are all too kind...thank you Terry, Timothy, Kathleen C., Ursula, Cindy P., Cindy C., Colleen, Kathleen G., Debra and Graham. Your feedback means so much to me! And Danilo (my Octopus friend and 4 time winner) thank you! :o) #784082

S J September 15, 2004

Congratulations, Wendy! That's a wonderful shot! #784132

Kelly Abernathy level-classic September 16, 2004

Congrats on your second place win! I'm happy for you Wendy! -K #785434

Jim Kinnunen level-classic September 16, 2004

Very creative presentation and excellent win!! #786077

Wendy M. Amdahl level-deluxe September 17, 2004

Thank you Sanjay, K and Jim! #788193

Darren K. Fisher September 17, 2004

Congrats on your win, this is simply stunning. #788214

Colette M. Metcalf September 18, 2004

Congratulations again, Wendy!!!! #788750

Stephen Zacker September 18, 2004

Congratulations Wendy! This has a lovely pastel feeling to it! #789076

Wendy M. Amdahl level-deluxe September 18, 2004

Thank you Darren, Colette, and Stephen! #789317

Barbara Gordon October 08, 2004

Wendy, this is FABULOUS! How did you get the muted background and the flower in front of the frame/line? (Can you tell I'm new at this :)
Absolutely wonderful picture. #830037

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