From the Heart

Uploaded: June 19, 2008 04:44:12


Erin Appelbaum June 19, 2008

Gorgeous image Linda. Awesome composition and color. Peter #944893

Anita Hogue June 19, 2008

Well, you certainly did an awesome job of shooting this beauty!!! #6077296

Deb Koskovich June 19, 2008

Well, if they are hard to shoot, it doesn't show here -- this is a masterpiece, Linda! The center is so intriguing! #6077311

Randy A. Myers level-classic June 19, 2008

Very nice. Love the pastel colors. #6077314

Renata Gusciora June 19, 2008

Wonderful and truly elegant!Great soft color! #6077375

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe June 19, 2008

Well it wasn't hard for you! Looks great! #6077385

Linda D. Lester level-classic June 19, 2008

Thank you all so much! You didn't see all of my deletes! I have a yellow one I'm working on and it's just not doing it. #6077402

Ken Smith level-classic June 19, 2008

I like the smoothness and swirl of this. And my eye is led thru the composition. Very beautiful, Linda! #6077405

Judith G. Secco June 19, 2008

Absolutely perfect, Linda! This is just beautiful. I'm growing some now in my garden as well but only leaves so far. Can't wait for a flower. #6077486

Claudia Kuhn level-classic June 19, 2008

So soft and beautiful Linda! Gorgeous! #6077536

Amy JACKSON June 19, 2008

Beautiful image, Linda!! #6077563

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe June 19, 2008

What a wonderful macro Linda!! It is nice to have a garden to photograph in! Jeff #6077575

Gail Vitikacs level-classic June 19, 2008

Love the softness this lovely! #6077625

Shawn Jennings June 19, 2008

Outstanding job on this, Linda! These are hard to shoot, but this one is beautiful! #6077650

Kathy L. Clark June 19, 2008

Well they might be hard to shoot Linda, but you nailed this one. What a fabulous image. Perfect for an art gallery. #6077676

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe June 19, 2008

Beautifully this a calla lily? I was trying to find some around here but no luck and a man in the garden store said I was a little too late for the bulbs...maybe next year! #6077692

Cathy Barrows June 19, 2008

turned out it...frame it #6077773

Michael Khoury June 19, 2008

you managed to make it easy, and beautiful...
m #6077802

Dr Silly level-classic June 19, 2008

Beautiful. :O)

Eugenio Diaz June 19, 2008

This art piece is recognized as a very incredible work!!!
Outstanding Art!!!!!!!!

Mukesh Srivastava June 19, 2008

Excellent full frame floral and art here, Linda!!! Love the swirl and softness! #6078055

JO ANN CLEVELAND June 19, 2008

Ohhhh, Linda! This is just fabulous, girl you nailed this perfectly! Should see this one again ~

jo ann c. #6078066

Murry Grigsby June 19, 2008

What a wonderful swirl of soft colors and textures Linda! Great job!! Mine died of heat stroke this year :0( #6078256

Vitor Dias June 19, 2008

_____ Wonderful macro _____ #6078366

Heather Thorsen June 19, 2008

Beautiful in all its perfect simplicity Linda. #6078815

Dennis Flanagan June 19, 2008

It might be hard to shoot, but you were up to the challenge. #6078838

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic June 19, 2008

They are hard to shoot..I love lilies......This is so beautiful, Linda! #6080860

frank w. degenhardt June 19, 2008

Linda- Good evening my friend. First let me congradulate you on the Finalist's for such well derserved work. Your work is truely beautiful and amazing. I am confident that we will be seeing them in the winner's circle.
You were so right in these flowers being so elegant. I have tried getting some good pics of them and know what you mean about them being hard to shoot.
But with persistance you showed that it can be done, and done with outstanding perfection. Its elegant, classy, and the presentation is just beautiful.
You brought out the details of the stigma with such fabulous definition. Love the design work on it. The rest of the flower a movement of circles and lines with captivating colors. Lighting and clarity are superb.
High class work
Have a most wonderful day, take care, enjoy. Good luck in the next round.

Kathleen R. Struckle June 19, 2008

Gorgeous. Love the softness. #6083002

Stefania Barbier level-addict June 20, 2008

divine..... :-) #6083159

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic June 20, 2008

Gorgeous Linda!!! You and Richard has such a beautiful yard - I'm looking forward to seeing more of those beauties! #6083937

David Phalen June 20, 2008

Beautiful!! Love the soft lines and sharp details!! #6085412

Chastity Abbott June 20, 2008

Simply beautiful! #6086195

Nikki McDonald level-classic June 21, 2008

Beautiful swirl of color, light and softness ending in--or beginning in--that delightfully detailed center. Just lovely, Linda. #6089731

Wendy Moghadam June 21, 2008

This is fabulous! A real work of art #6090499

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna June 22, 2008

Sooooo soft and lovely, Linda!!!!! A truly beautiful image!!!!! ♫ k #6092564

Bill Knaps June 24, 2008

This is so beautiful Linda. Great shot and work. Bill #6100301

Sharon King June 24, 2008

WOW, this is Gorgeous Linda! #6100390

William C. Raco level-classic June 24, 2008

It's a long line to the bottom of the page... with good reason.
This is a gorgeous photo, Linda
The colors, light, curves, curls, and details are amazing
Beautifully taken! #6102075

Sam Britt June 24, 2008

Very beautiful floral image, Linda. #6102186

Keith Butler June 24, 2008

Beautiful floral Linda! #6102458

Carla Metzler June 24, 2008

Wonderful shot! #6103406

Cora Miller level-classic July 19, 2008

They just don't get any better than this! From my point of view, the simple elegance you've managed to portray is perfection. #6199109

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic August 04, 2008

Superlative depiction of softness, Linda #6269017

Karen Engelbreth August 21, 2008

WTG - congratulations! #6344208

Heidi Brand August 21, 2008

So beautiful. Congrats on your finalist. #6344238

Carla Metzler August 21, 2008

Congratulations again, Linda!! #6344650

Sam Britt August 21, 2008

Congratulations, beautiful finalist, Linda! #6345514

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic August 21, 2008

Woo Hoo!!! Congrats Linda!!!! #6346316

Stephanie Frey August 21, 2008

Congratulations on another beautiful Finalist, Linda! #6346450

Eugenio Diaz August 21, 2008


Terry L. Ellis level-classic August 21, 2008

Congratulations again, Linda! A gorgeous finalist! #6347501

Cora Miller level-classic August 22, 2008

It's a treat to see this one again. Congrats on all of your finalists. #6348265

Renee Doyle August 22, 2008

A real stunner!!! Big congratulations Linda! #6348756

Jessica Jenney August 22, 2008

Congratulations, on your gorgeous finalist, Linda! #6349201

Daniella Puente August 22, 2008

Wonderful finalist Linda! #6350278

JO ANN CLEVELAND August 22, 2008

Fantastic Linda! Congrats on all 5 finalist and now on to the gold!

jo ann c. #6352858

Wendy Moghadam August 22, 2008

Congratulations on your finalist #6353333

Linda D. Lester level-classic August 22, 2008

Thank you everyone! #6353429

Ken Smith level-classic August 22, 2008

An awesome month for you. Congrats again, Linda! #6353511

frank w. degenhardt August 22, 2008

Fabulous work that deserves to be a FINALST. You worked hard and used your talent. Now on to the WINNERS circle. #6354090

Colleen Farrell August 23, 2008

Exquisite detail and softness in the same image--big congratulations, Linda! #6356147

Michael G. Marshall August 23, 2008

Wonderful finalist Linda! Congratulations! Michael #6356260

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 24, 2008

Congrats Linda - This is beautifully captured! Jeff #6358635

Erica Murphy level-deluxe August 24, 2008

Congratulations Lisa!! I love this! #6359315

Shawn Jennings August 26, 2008

Such a beauty! Congratulations on your finalist, Linda! #6370563

May 13, 2009

Outstanding, I have tried and failed to caputure this in a cala for years. You got it, it's is breath taking! #7515476

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