Beauty Within

Uploaded: February 06, 2008 03:10:06

Description

Exif: F Number: 2.8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/2500 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 80, FocalLength: 20.50 mm, Model: DMC-FZ20

Comments

Paul E. Earl February 06, 2008

It is extremely beautiful! #848003

Deb Koskovich February 06, 2008

Electrifying, Colette! #5451376

Carol Sawyer February 06, 2008

Beautiful image and great effects, Colette! #5451384

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic February 06, 2008

Oh,Colette! This is incredibly beautiful! #5451421

Rhonda Burger February 06, 2008

This is very pretty Colette. Love the colors. The detail in the middle of the flower is wonderful. Beautiful image. Rhonda #5451458

Tiia Vissak February 06, 2008

a great image! #5451468

Jim Huffield February 06, 2008

Very beautiful indeed, Colette. Jim #5451477

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe February 06, 2008

This is gorgeous!! Very nice!! #5451503

William C. Raco level-classic February 06, 2008

Very cool, Colette!
#5451537

Kathy Reeves February 06, 2008

Stunning image Colette with gorgeous colors! #5451569

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe February 06, 2008

Outstanding - This is Beautiful Colette!! Great Job! Jeff #5451595

Bill Wyatt February 06, 2008

Beautiful colors, composition and effects!! #5451618

Nikki McDonald level-classic February 06, 2008

Beautiful colors and very nicely composed, Colette. #5451665

Bonnie Gearhart February 06, 2008

Now that is a true beauty! Wonderful capture, colors, I love it all.
Bonnie #5451705

Robert R. Goodman level-addict February 06, 2008

Amazing color,Colette.Stunning image!!!! #5451722

Margaret R. Barry level-classic February 06, 2008

Gorgeous, Colette. Lovely colors, comp. and effects! #5451750

Lynne Morris level-classic February 06, 2008

Wow Colette, this is beautiful, awesome colours and effects! #5451762

Claudia Kuhn level-classic February 06, 2008

Beautiful macro Colette, lovely colors and effects! #5451782

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe February 06, 2008

Beautiful colors and effects Colette :) #5451803

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict February 06, 2008

LOVELY!!!!


DOMINICK #5451825

Shannon D. Miller February 06, 2008

GORGEOUS!!! Colette this is soooo...pretty! What MAGNIFICENT light and the effects are AMAZING! Excellent work! Shannon~ #5451855

Erin Appelbaum February 06, 2008

Absolutely stunning!!! Peter #5451901

Bill Knaps February 06, 2008

Beautiful work Colette. Bill #5451913

Kate Jackson level-classic February 06, 2008

I agree with all the many great descriptions above! WOW! #5451952

Joy Rector February 06, 2008

gorgeous #5451997

Wendy Stevenson February 06, 2008

Gorgeous colours and sooooo beautiful Colette! #5452060

Melinda F. Schneider level-classic February 06, 2008

Great colours--the purple and green go so well together. Wonderful effects. #5452095

Amy JACKSON level-classic February 06, 2008

Beautiful image, Colette!! :) #5452123

Cyn Valentine level-classic February 06, 2008

That's a beauty Colette..wonderful color and effect..gorgeous! #5452129

Joao Martinho February 06, 2008

beautiful effects and fantastic colour composition. #5452202

Su Sana E. P level-classic February 06, 2008

Simply gogeous, Colette!! I love the colors. #5452310

Jessica Jenney February 06, 2008

Gorgeous, Colette! I love the color and selective use of the filter! #5452408

Tammy Espino February 06, 2008

Awesome #5452425

Linda D. Lester level-classic February 06, 2008

Beautiful colors and effects! #5452427

frank w. degenhardt level-classic February 06, 2008

Colette- Vibrant and rich in beautiful colors. Dazzling effects that are just beautiful. Lighting and clarity are outstanding. Details are splendid.
Marvelous work with such brilliant colors and effects.
Have a wonderful day, take care, be safe. #5452484

Jim Baines February 06, 2008

Beautiful colors and effects, Colette! Very nicely done! #5452494

Evy Johansen level-classic February 06, 2008

So beautiful, Colette!! Awesome colors and beautiful effect! #5452560

Chua Wee Boo February 06, 2008

Very electrifying image,Colette! #5452637

Michael Khoury February 06, 2008

I am not much for 'Fractilius', but this is very pretty...
m #5452668

anonymous February 06, 2008

WOW! Awesome macro Colette with incredible intense colors and effects! I Love It! B- #5452780

Susan Weisensel February 06, 2008

Outstanding color and detail, Just a stunning image. #5452829

Heather L. Haderly February 06, 2008

Fantastic Colette!!!!! #5452844

Manuel Barrera February 06, 2008

Excellent work, Colette, it is gorgeous #5452875

Ken Smith level-classic February 06, 2008

I see we were on the same "F" wavelength, today. Beautiful, Colette! #5453003

JO ANN CLEVELAND February 06, 2008

Ohhhh! Wow! Beautifully done!

jo ann c. #5453193

Shawn Jennings level-classic February 06, 2008

Very cool image, Colette! #5453245

Stephen Zacker February 06, 2008

Wow.. Stunning #5453328

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic February 06, 2008

Nice capture, Colette. Beautiful colors. Love the effect. #5453576

Shirley L. Carpenter February 06, 2008

Excellent image Colette!! Wonderful detail and composition!! Beautiful!! #5453596

John Connolly February 06, 2008

Gorgeous color and detail here Colette! Excellent work, my friend! #5453681

William Johnson February 06, 2008

Incredible colours and editing effects Colette. Lovely lighting and electric Blue. Bill J. #5454118

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic February 06, 2008

Also, BEAUTY without!!! This is FANTASTIC, Colette!!! GREAT color & use of FF. #5454127

Karen Engelbreth February 06, 2008

Beautiful image and effects, Colette!

#5454194

Eugenio Diaz February 06, 2008

Lovely image and great effects Colette!!! #5454452

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna February 06, 2008

How BEAUTIFUL is this!!!!!!!! WOW, Colette, this is GORGEOUS!!!!! Wonderful use of that awesome filter!!!!!! ♫ k #5454755

Janet McNeil level-classic February 06, 2008

Lovely work - love that filter!! #5454919

Nancy (Peaches) Harker February 06, 2008

FANTASTIC color, comp and clarity, effects Colette, Really is very pretty!!! #5455001

Sandra R. Alvey February 06, 2008

Wowie Colette gorgeous fractalius work! Stunning color and detail in the center! Great work hon! #5455047

Ronald F. Fischer February 06, 2008

Spectacular floral capture, and great use of frac! #5455223

aaaaa bbbbb February 06, 2008

This image just jumped out at me. I love the blue and purples. Great detail and composition. #5455527

Michael S. Lazarus February 06, 2008

Very nice job on this one Colette. Your work has a distinct look about it going through your gallery. #5455567

Kristin M. Morales February 06, 2008

wow...wonderful starburst of color! #5455599

eileen bedford February 06, 2008

Beautifully done Colette... #5455643

Colette M. Metcalf February 06, 2008

Thank you all very much!!! #5455671

Joseph N. DiGilio February 06, 2008

This is outrageous, Colette. What magnificent color! This looks like a winner to me. #5455696

Charlene Taylor February 06, 2008

Hi Colette,
This really dazzles! A wonderful shot with great color. #5455734

Patrick Rouzes level-classic February 06, 2008

WOW, Colette, exceptional detail, colors, comp, clarity & beauty here, my friend!!! Amazing work on this!!! #5455987

Barbara Waldoch level-classic February 06, 2008

Wonderful composition and glorious colours, Colette! #5456196

Stefania Barbier level-addict February 07, 2008

within??? beauty everywhere!!! #5456275

Michelle Alton February 07, 2008

Wow...I love Deb K's description..."electrifying"...it certainly is that!
Michelle #5456605

Brett Dolsen February 07, 2008

Incredible clarity colours and effects Colette!!
Brett #5456651

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic February 07, 2008

Beautiful composition, colors and effects, Colette. #5456975

Colette M. Metcalf February 07, 2008

Thank you all so much! #5457535

Danielle Fuller February 07, 2008

Colette, I love the effects in this one. Great tones and pov as well!!! #5457741

Karen Bacon February 07, 2008

Fantastic work here Colette!Very eye catchiing! #5458657

Lorraine A. Cook February 07, 2008

The petals appear to float...a GORGEOUS floral, Colette#5460199

Patricia Ronan February 07, 2008

Wow, beautiful image Colette:) #5460255

Colette M. Metcalf February 07, 2008

Thanks so much!!! #5461559

Joan Powell February 07, 2008

Absolutely gorgeous ! #5461680

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe February 07, 2008

Beautiful details, colors and effects, Colette! #5462094

Colette M. Metcalf February 08, 2008

Thanks so much Joan and Mike!! #5463253

Cathy Barrows February 08, 2008

very pretty...love the blues #5463831

Colette M. Metcalf February 08, 2008

Thanks so much Cathy!! #5466228

Alana Ibe February 09, 2008

This is stunning! I love everything about it,... color, composition, lines! Great work! #5469526

Colette M. Metcalf February 09, 2008

Thanks so much Alana!! #5470884

Lorri Shane February 09, 2008

Wonderful use of this filter, Colette!
I love the color and comp, too. #5471240

Colleen Farrell February 09, 2008

Absolutely stunning, Colette! #5471446

Colette M. Metcalf February 10, 2008

Thanks so much Lorri and Colleen!! #5472284

Debra R. Harder February 10, 2008

This is BRILLIANT, Colette! Your comp, details, DOF, colors are PERFECTO! Deb #5473593

Sylvia Rossler February 10, 2008

Gorgeous !!! #5474390

SaMi Martin February 10, 2008

In case someone hasn't said it "Wow" this is beautiful. What effects did you use on this? #5475696

Kristi A. Howson February 11, 2008

Very beautiful rich colors with such a great composition Colette! #5478814

Debbie Hartley level-deluxe February 12, 2008

Stunning image Colette! #5482231

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic February 12, 2008

Wow, Colette!
This is really spectacular!!!
Great color and crop!
--Lisa #5482896

Colette M. Metcalf February 12, 2008

Thank you very much!! #5482992

ALLEN O. HOWARD February 12, 2008

Absolutely fantastic!!! #5484305

Janet Daniel level-classic February 12, 2008

Extremely gorgeous, Colette!
Congratulations on Editor's Pick. :-) #5484728

Colette M. Metcalf February 12, 2008

Thanks so much Allen and Janet!! #5485137

Terry L. Ellis level-classic February 26, 2008

Beautiful treatment and detail, Colette! #5555217

Colette M. Metcalf February 28, 2008

Thanks so much Terry!! #5565963

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic February 28, 2008

Really eye-catching and vibrant!
Spectacular use of effects!
Beautiful!
~Lisa #5565980

Colette M. Metcalf February 28, 2008

Thanks so much Lisa!!! #5565992

February 28, 2008

Beautiful job, Colette - love this! #5568047

Colette M. Metcalf February 28, 2008

Thanks so much Reine!!! #5570184

Nikki McDonald level-classic March 22, 2008

One of my favorite palettes in this wonderful finalist, Colette. Congratulations and good luck in the next round. #5677410

Colleen Farrell March 22, 2008

Congratulations on another well-deserved finalist, Colette! #5677536

Su Sana E. P level-classic March 22, 2008

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Colette!! #5677557

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic March 22, 2008

Big Congratulations Colette!,
Amalia #5677640

William C. Raco level-classic March 22, 2008

Congratulations, Colette!
Best of luck #5677868

Dr Silly level-classic March 22, 2008

Congrats Colette on your beautidul finalist. :O)
#5678041

Tammy Espino March 22, 2008

Congrats on the gorgeous finalist girl! WHOOOOOOOO :) #5678377

Sylvia Rossler March 22, 2008

Another big congrats on this terrific finalist Colette :O) #5678593

Karen Engelbreth March 22, 2008

Congratulations Colette! #5678853

Jeana Clark March 22, 2008


STUNNING COLETTE ~ WONDERFUL WORK!!!
THIS IS AN AWESOME FINALIST!!!
CONGRATULATIONS!!!

~J~ #5678862

Margaret R. Barry level-classic March 22, 2008

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist, Colette! #5678903

Terry L. Ellis level-classic March 22, 2008

Congratulations, again, Colette! A beautiful finalist! #5679303

Barbara Waldoch level-classic March 22, 2008

WTG, Colette! #5679417

Bill Wyatt March 22, 2008

Beautiful work Congratulations Colette! #5679429

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe March 22, 2008

Congratulations on your finalist!! Excellent Colette! #5679628

Mike Clime March 22, 2008

Congrats on this finalist, Colette! #5679723

Jessica Jenney March 22, 2008

Congratulations, Colette on this gorgeous finalist! #5679752

Shannon D. Miller March 22, 2008

Another one! CONGRATULATIONS girl! Shannon~ #5680090

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict March 22, 2008

Stunning macro, Colette!

Congratulations and best wishes for the next round!
Debby #5680197

Janet Daniel level-classic March 22, 2008

A big congrats, Colette! #5680501

Ken Smith level-classic March 22, 2008

My computer timed out, trying to get to the bottom of all these comments....LOL Congrats again, Colette! #5680625

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic March 22, 2008

Huge congratulations on your beautiful Finalist,Colette!

#5680927

Aimee S. McMaster March 23, 2008

...Congratulations on another beautiful finalist,Colette...Aimee #5681398

Deb Koskovich March 23, 2008

Big congrats again, Colette! #5681881

Cassie L. Woodlee March 23, 2008

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!!!!!! #5682613

Cheryl E. Molennor March 23, 2008

Love it!! Congratulations on this great finalist! #5683012

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe March 23, 2008

And another huge congratulations Colette on this beautiful finalist!! Best of luck in the next round!! #5683440

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe March 23, 2008

Congrats Colette - This is Beautifully done!! Jeff #5684295

Laurie Daily level-deluxe March 23, 2008

Another beauty! Congratulations on your finalist, Colette! #5684415

Sue Marshall March 23, 2008

Big congrats again Colette on another spectacular finalist!! :-) #5684420

Stefania Barbier level-addict March 23, 2008

another spectacular finalist Colette, congrats!!!!! #5684447

Patrick Rouzes level-classic March 23, 2008

WOWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW!!!!!!!!!!!!! CONGRATULATIONS on this amazing finalist, Colette!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #5684937

Debra Booth March 23, 2008

Congratulations on this gorgeous, gorgeous finalist, Colette! #5684986

Eivor Kuchta March 23, 2008

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Colette! Good luck in the next round! #5685267

Angie Sidles level-classic March 23, 2008

Big Congrats Colette! #5685457

Dianna Murphy March 23, 2008

Yeah again Collette! #5685760

Dwayne R. Johnson March 24, 2008

This is beautiful Colette. Congrats! #5687380

Cyn Valentine level-classic March 24, 2008

Congratulations Colette!!! #5687716

Colette M. Metcalf March 24, 2008

Thank you all very much!!! #5687931

Gail Vitikacs level-classic March 24, 2008

Such a beauty! Congratulations! #5688045

Susan Fox March 24, 2008

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist Colette! #5688162

Daniella Puente March 24, 2008

Excellent finalist Colette! ;) #5688536

Nadya Johnson March 24, 2008

Congratulations Colette, on your outstanding finalist! #5688906

Marina Moore March 24, 2008

Congratulations Colette!!!! This is truly fantastic!!! :) #5689329

Stephen Zacker March 24, 2008

Stunning. Congratulations! #5689508

Colette M. Metcalf March 24, 2008

Thank you all very much! #5690009

Anita Hogue March 24, 2008

A very warm congratulations, Colette! #5690054

Steve M. Harrington March 24, 2008

Way to go, Colette!
Steve #5690210

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe March 24, 2008

Big congrats on your finalists, Colette!!! #5690486

Nancy (Peaches) Harker March 24, 2008

WHOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOo
Big Congrats on your finalist, best of luck in the next round!!! #5690697

Shawn Jennings level-classic March 24, 2008

This is beautiful, Colette! Congratulations on your finalist! #5690876

Manuel Barrera March 24, 2008

This so beautiful, Colette, hope we see it again. #5690993

Renee Doyle level-classic March 24, 2008

Congratulations Colette on this stunning finalist!! #5692187

Alex T. Mizuno March 24, 2008

Congratulations on this creative Finalist! Outstanding work, Colette!!! #5692511

Graeme yew Chow March 24, 2008

Congratulation ! super work Colette. #5692566

Jennifer L. Taranto March 25, 2008

BIG congrats!! #5694675

Alison Krylowski March 25, 2008

This is just fantastic. Congratulations!! #5695240

Jim Baines March 25, 2008

A hardy congratulations, Colette, on this magnificent FINALIST!! #5697313

Michael G. Marshall March 25, 2008

Absolutely stunning Colette! Congratulations!

Michael #5698491

Datha Y. Thompson March 27, 2008

Congratulations!!!! WOW!!! SUPERB Colette :0) #5705531

Hendrik Storme March 27, 2008

Big congrats again Colette!!!!! #5705981

Linda Blair March 28, 2008

Congratulations.....beautiful colors!!!! ☺ #5709964

ALLEN O. HOWARD March 30, 2008

Another beauty and more congratulations Colette! #5720051

Colette M. Metcalf March 31, 2008

Thank you all so much!!! #5725557

Anita Bower April 01, 2008

Febulous colors. Dramatic. Great composition. #5728205

David A. Simons April 28, 2008

Well done and congratulations, Colette. #5852244

Joseph M. Muench level-classic April 30, 2008

Wonderful use of fractalius Colette...I like this a lot!!!
-Joey #5862102

Colette M. Metcalf April 30, 2008

Thanks so much Anita, David, and Joseph!! #5862107

David A. Simons May 02, 2008

Congratulations, Colette. #5876021

Colette M. Metcalf May 02, 2008

Thank you David!! #5876150

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