Uploaded: March 13, 2009 00:02:14


July 2009 Finalist - Details and Macro
Himalayan Blue Poppy (Meconopsis x sheldonii) 'Lingholm'
From Longwood Gardens

Exif: F Number: 25, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 1/6 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 180.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D


Tiia Vissak March 13, 2009

a beautiful macro! #1097463

Tommy E. Burgess March 13, 2009

Stunning floral with beautiful colors and a wonderful composition Margaret!! #7278526

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton March 13, 2009

Gorgeous colors and details.. great comp too ! #7278553

Paul E. Earl March 13, 2009

What a stunning floral!!! Beautiful! #7278559

Margaret R. Barry level-classic March 13, 2009

Thank you Tiia, Tommy, Philippe and Paul! #7278563

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic March 13, 2009

What a wonderful pov and colors, Margaret. This shall go higher!!

Usman. #7278573

Stefania Barbier level-addict March 13, 2009

magnificent... with superb colors.... WOW Margaret! #7278577

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic March 13, 2009

And we have a winner!!!!!!!!! WOW! Margaret, this is beautiful beyond words. The colors and details are simply amazing. Fantastic comp too. #7278581

Laurence Saliba level-classic March 13, 2009

Wow this is so lovely!!! A winning macro in my books Margaret!!! #7278642

Troy Gallagher March 13, 2009

Beautiful Margaret, excellent detail, comp, and color.

Troy #7278662

Margaret R. Barry level-classic March 13, 2009

Thank you Usman, Stefania, Kirsten and Laurence! #7278663

March 13, 2009

Beautiful macro! #7278698

Brett Dolsen March 13, 2009

Awesome capture of this beautifull flower Margaret!!Brett #7278739

Lynn M. Whitt March 13, 2009

beautiful macro... #7278857

Avril Young March 13, 2009

I agree with Kirsten, this is a winner...awesome detail and vivid colour! #7278876

Barbara Waldoch level-classic March 13, 2009

Totally goregoues, Margaret! #7278995

Renee Doyle level-classic March 13, 2009

WOW!! Stunning macro Margaret!! #7279004

Carol Sawyer March 13, 2009

Gorgeous macro, color and detail, Margaret!! #7279054

Kerry Hill March 13, 2009

Wow!!! Gogreous floral, Margaret!!! #7279116

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe March 13, 2009

Just beautiful, Margaret. #7279188

Ron McEwan March 13, 2009

WOW! Margaret. This is stunningly beautiful, I sure would like to take macro like that. #7279465

Margaret R. Barry level-classic March 13, 2009

Thank you Troy, Bandar, Brett, Lynn, Avril, Barbara, Renee, Carol, Kerry, Tammy and Ron! #7279619

Monnie Ryan March 13, 2009

How beautiful -- I've never seen a blue poppy before! Great job on the macro! #7279880

Nadya Johnson March 13, 2009

WOW! If I was not quite awake before I saw this, I certainly am wide awake NOW! What color!!!! This is absolutely breath-taking, Margaret! The blue, the gold - dazzling! You caught this with such crystal clarity, I think some pollen's fallen on my keyboard! LOL! Oh, this HAS to be a WINNER!!! It is in my book, for sure! #7279990

Melissa G. Meiselman March 13, 2009

Gorgeous full frame capture of this beautifully colored flower with fine detail, Margaret!!! #7279995

David Phalen March 13, 2009

Awesome light, colors and details in this spectacular macro!! #7280184

Margaret R. Barry level-classic March 13, 2009

Thank you Monnie, Nadya, Melissa and David! #7280340

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna March 13, 2009

HOLY COW, Margaret, this is AWWWWWWWWWWWESOME!!!!!!! :-) k #7280727

A P March 13, 2009


John Connolly March 13, 2009

An excellent macro capture of this beautiful flower, Margaret! Fantastic floral work! #7281016

Margaret R. Barry level-classic March 13, 2009

Thank you Kitty, Ann and John! #7281407

Karen Engelbreth March 13, 2009

Wonderful macro, Margaret - I want a blue Poppy.... #7281466

Claudia Kuhn level-classic March 13, 2009

So gorgeous Margaret! What a color, beautiful details. Were you just at Longwood? My friend and I are going to Philly for a few days in early April and are planning ong hitting Longwood while there. #7281495

March 13, 2009

Veray beautiful marco capture,Margaret! #7281711

Summer A. Kozisek March 13, 2009

Amazing macro Margaret, absolutely beautiful!! #7282091

Margaret R. Barry level-classic March 14, 2009

Thank you Karen, Claudia, Walter and Summer! #7282485

Leslie Carson Wolfe level-classic March 14, 2009

Wow, Margaret! From the gorgeous photos in your gallery, it appears you have studied and practiced macro photography for a while! Please discuss the equipment you use. Thank you for sharing your sense of light, color, detail and composition! #7282755

Kathleen Rinker March 14, 2009

Gorgeous image Margaret, terrific color, light, detail and clarity!! #7285218

Courtenay Vanderbilt March 15, 2009

Margaret, this is simply stunning! I only aspire to create images as beautiful as this! #7286601

Sam Britt March 15, 2009

Terrific color & details, Margaret. #7287029

Margaret R. Barry level-classic March 16, 2009

Thank you Leslie, Kathleen, Courtenay and Sam! #7289542

Eugenio Diaz March 17, 2009

Magnificent! Great color and composition!
Well done! #7296613

Dianna Murphy March 18, 2009

I have always wanted to see one of these. The color is so incredible. Thanks for sharing your beautiful macro. #7300700

Margaret R. Barry level-classic March 24, 2009

Thank you Sabrina, Eugenio and Dianna! #7321614

Vladan D. Djordjevic March 25, 2009

What a beauty! An amazing photo with perfect color combination, details, comp. #7325793

Anita Bower March 26, 2009

Beautifully captured!! #7336411

Tiia Vissak April 22, 2009

Congratulations! #7432502

Shawn Jennings level-classic April 22, 2009

Fantastic image, Margaret! Congratulations on your finalist! #7432537

Anita Tykwinski April 22, 2009

Love, love love that blue...great capture...congrats! #7432613

Leslie McLain level-deluxe April 22, 2009

Congrats on your beautiful finalist. #7433154

Melissa G. Meiselman April 22, 2009

Congratulations on your exquisite finalist!!! #7433366

Stefania Barbier level-addict April 22, 2009

WTG congrats!!!!! #7433675

Sam Britt April 22, 2009

Beautiful finalist, congratulations, Margaret! #7433802

Jessica Jenney April 22, 2009

Congrats, Margaret on your gorgeous finalist! #7433894

ROLAN NARMAN April 22, 2009

Huge Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist Margaret! #7433947

Daniella Puente April 22, 2009

Awesome, congrats!!! #7434141

Gene Spears April 22, 2009

stunning image, Margaret - congrats!! #7435072

A P April 22, 2009

One of my favorites Margaret

Best of luck in the next round.

Congratulations Pictures, Images and Photos #7435789

Courtenay Vanderbilt April 22, 2009

WOW, congratulations, Margaret..I love this one! #7435917

Kelly S. Cavanaugh April 22, 2009

How did I miss this??? Beautiful colors and detail! Congratulations, Margaret!! #7436217

Renee Doyle level-classic April 22, 2009

Congratulations on this very beautiful finalist Margaret!! #7436392

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe April 22, 2009

And another huge congratulations on this stunning finalist Margaret!!! Best of luck in the next round!!! #7436453

Margaret R. Barry level-classic April 23, 2009

Thank you everyone! #7437461

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic April 23, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS on this wonderful floral FINALIST, Margaret.

Usman. #7437913

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe April 23, 2009

Congrats on your fantastic finalists, Margaret!! #7437975

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic April 23, 2009

Congratulations on another awesome finalist, Margaret. #7438020

Vitor Dias April 23, 2009


rgds Vitor #7439430

Don Christiana April 23, 2009

Margaret, this has to be a winner. What a great photo. Congrats on being in the finals. #7439530

Summer A. Kozisek April 23, 2009

Congratulations Margaret!! #7439784

Carol Sawyer April 23, 2009

Congratulations on your finalists, Margaret!! #7440038

Colleen Farrell April 23, 2009

Gorgeous!! I'd love to see a blue poppy in "person." lol Big congrats again, Margaret! #7440297

Kathy Cline level-classic April 23, 2009

glitter Pictures, Images and Photos

Patrick Rouzes level-classic April 23, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS on this amazing finalist,Margaret!!! #7442304

Margaret R. Barry level-classic April 23, 2009

Thank you everyone! #7442337

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic April 25, 2009

I've never seen a blue poppy before.
Magnificent capture!
Congrats on your finalists, Margaret!
~Lisa #7447972

Vladan D. Djordjevic April 26, 2009

Favorite. Congratulations on your finalist, Margaret!! #7452398

Courtenay Vanderbilt August 17, 2009

You know how I LOVE this one, Margaret! Congratulations! #7857819

Melissa G. Meiselman August 17, 2009

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Margaret!!! #7858081

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic August 17, 2009

on your well deserving FINALIST. 8o) #7858470

Leslie McLain level-deluxe August 17, 2009

Congrats on your stunning finalist, Margaret. #7858572

Ron McEwan August 17, 2009

It is a real thrill to comment on an image twice, and one such as this one, a big congratulations Margaret on the Silver, good luck in the next round. #7858851

ROLAN NARMAN August 17, 2009

Huge Congrats on this gorgeous finalist Margaret! #7859238

Val Feldman level-deluxe August 17, 2009

Congratulations, Margaret, on this stunning Finalist!! Val #7859498

Kelly S. Cavanaugh August 17, 2009

Absolutely stunning, Margaret! Congratulations!!!! #7860196

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe August 17, 2009

Huge congratulations on this magnificent Finalist, Margaret!! Best of luck in the next round!! #7860450

Karen Engelbreth August 17, 2009

Congratulations Margaret... #7860586

Barbara Waldoch level-classic August 18, 2009

Congratulations on this gorgeous Finalist, Margaret! #7860896

Stefania Barbier level-addict August 18, 2009

huge congratulations on your wonderful finalist!!!! #7860963

Nick Lagos August 18, 2009

Beautiful image Margaret...congrats to you #7861158

Aimee S. McMaster August 18, 2009

...congratulations on this wonderful Finalist, Margaret...Aimee #7861188

Linda D. Lester level-classic August 18, 2009

Congratulations on your finalist!!! Best of luck in the next round! #7861832

Margaret R. Barry level-classic August 18, 2009

Thanks everyone! #7861986

Jessica Jenney August 18, 2009

Congratulations, Margaret on your gorgeous finalist! #7862097

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe August 18, 2009

Stunning beauty Margaret! Congratulations on your finalist! #7863494

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe August 18, 2009

Huge congrats, Margaret!! #7863711

Colleen Farrell August 18, 2009

Gorgeous, Margaret! Big congrats on your finalist! #7863911

Linda Blair August 18, 2009

This is gorgeous....congratulations!!!!! #7864421

Nadya Johnson August 18, 2009

So glad to see this in the finals! Congratulations, Margaret! #7864675

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic August 18, 2009

CONGRATS......WTG #7865663

Margaret R. Barry level-classic August 20, 2009

Thanks everyone! #7871783

Wendy Moghadam August 21, 2009

Stunning! The colors and clarity are amazing! Congratulations on an awesome image! #7876112

Fran J. Jagger September 21, 2009

Absolutely Gorgeous Margaret!! The color is STUNNING!! I love Longwood Gardens....wish I lived close so that I could go all year round! :) #7969084

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