Uploaded: September 26, 2008 03:42:12


1/60s at f/5.6 ISO 100 50mm macro lens

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/60 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 50.00 mm, Model: DSLR-A700


Stefania Barbier level-addict September 26, 2008

perfect macro Laurie,,, looks like the sun... superb! #1005378

Linda M. Walker September 26, 2008

Just beautiful!! #6514491

Mary L. Graham September 26, 2008

Excellent work Laurie!! =) #6514493

Deb Koskovich September 26, 2008

No one does these quite like you, Laurie. You always capture that something extra special. On this photo, for me, it's the sheen on the yellow radiating from the center. Intriguing! #6514510

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe September 26, 2008

Gorgeous and sunny! #6514553

Claudia Kuhn level-classic September 26, 2008

Beautiful!! Cheery macro on a gray, rainy day here. #6514560

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe September 26, 2008

Wonderful closeup on this one! Very cheery! #6514609

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 26, 2008

Outstanding color and detail Laurie!! Jeff #6514650

MELODIE C. ROBERTS September 26, 2008

This is Anything BUT
It is Bursting With Energy Fun
Laughter and Cheer!!

Spectacular SiS!!!!

Have a Great Friday!!! #6514678

Colette M. Metcalf September 26, 2008

How beautiful, Laurie!!! #6514727

Tiia Vissak September 26, 2008

a great macro! #6514878

Stan J. Bendkowski September 26, 2008

Nice colour and detail, Laurie! #6515179

Debbra Bailey level-deluxe September 26, 2008

Amazing color and detail! I love the full frame - great image! #6515261

Cyn Valentine level-classic September 26, 2008

Beautiful capture Laurie..stunning color!!! #6515268

Janet Daniel level-classic September 26, 2008

Stunning macro, Laurie! Love it! #6516198

Tamara K. Walker level-classic September 26, 2008

Wow, a stunner! #6517304

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna September 26, 2008

Breath taking macro, Laurie!!!!!! INCREDIBLE image!!!!! ♫ k #6517757

Laurie Daily level-deluxe September 27, 2008

Thanks everyone for your most appreciated comments!!! #6520969

Anita Bower September 28, 2008

Fabulous capture of this beautiful flower. Love the sharpness! The detail. The color. (Same is true for the next flower.) #6522776

Bill Knaps September 28, 2008

Beautiful Laurie. Seems you have several winners. Bill #6523052

Monica Mermoz level-classic September 28, 2008

This is amazing Laurie! I love it. #6525200

A P September 28, 2008

Beautiful yellow floral capture, Laurie #6525859

Sam Britt September 28, 2008

Gorgeous macro, Laurie. #6525870

Laurie Daily level-deluxe September 29, 2008

Thanks so very much Anita, Bill, Monica, Ann, and Sam! #6529683

October 07, 2008

Beautiful!!! The colors and detail are amazing!! #6564131

Raymond Pauly level-classic October 22, 2008

Congratulations, Laurie! #6640065

Nikki McDonald level-classic October 22, 2008

Not a winner yet but just you wait, Laurie. Beautiful job on this one. Congratulations on the finalist and good luck in the next round. #6640278

frank w. degenhardt level-classic October 22, 2008

Laurie- Your work serves as an inspiration. So beautiful. Congratulations on making the finalist with this one. Hope to see it again.
Way to go girl. #6640821

Stefania Barbier level-addict October 22, 2008


A P October 23, 2008

OK I know there are about 12 more but I'm going to congratulate you on this one and ALL your other finalist. Not that you need luck but best of luck in the next round. You work is just so stunning how can it miss? I just sent your "circle around the sun" to all my BP friends the other morning just as a bright sunny "good morning" (and in case they hadn't seen it because they NEEDED TO!!) Again Congrats Laurie for all your stellar finalist!! #6644398

Debra R. Harder October 23, 2008

Another GORGEOUS finalist, Laurie!! Absolutely BEAUTIFUL!! CONGRATULATIONS! Deb #6644855

Vitor Dias October 23, 2008

Congts Laurie, lovely work.

rgs Vitor #6645176

Eugenio Diaz October 23, 2008

Congratulations on your Beautiful Finalist!

Erin Appelbaum October 23, 2008

Another stunning finalist Laurie. Peter #6645904

Colleen Farrell October 23, 2008

WTG, Laurie! Congrats again! #6646235

Phil Stith October 23, 2008

Terrific finalist, Lauri! #6646757

Amber J. Skene October 23, 2008

Congrats on your finalist! #6646769

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic October 23, 2008

Congrats. on this very beautiful Finalist.

UB. #6646836

Stephanie Frey October 23, 2008

Congratulations on your beautiful
Finalist! #6646912

Laurie Daily level-deluxe October 23, 2008

Thanks so much to you all...your wonderful, heartfelt congrats is so much appreciated! #6647808

Joannie Bertucci level-classic October 23, 2008

A mind blowing Finalist Laurie! Congratulations! #6647879

Susan Fox October 23, 2008

This would look so wonderful printed on a large canvas. A beautiful photo Laurie! Congrats!!! #6648355

Jeana Clark October 23, 2008

I've missed commenting on
some amazing images!!!
This is no exception ~L~!!!
It's Bright...Beautiful!!!
Outstanding Finalist!!!

~J~ #6649070

Laurie Daily level-deluxe October 24, 2008

Thanks Joannie, Susan, and Jeana!!! #6651090

Stephen Zacker October 24, 2008

Like the sun. Stunning. Congratulations #6651156

Jessica Jenney October 24, 2008

Beautiful, Laurie! Congrats on your finalist! #6652596

Dianna Murphy October 24, 2008

Two finalists!!! WYG Beautiful! #6653044

Linda Blair October 25, 2008

Awesome...should have been gold....Congratulations!!!! #6658641

Wendy Moghadam October 25, 2008

Congratulations on your finalist! How do you do it? The detail is amazing? #6658918

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