Seeds of Blue

© Sharon Day

Seeds of Blue

Uploaded: June 02, 2005 08:12:00


2nd Place Win
Details & Macro

Close-up of the center of Goatsbeard seedhead. Image taken in natural light with the camera's white balance set on tungsten.


Paul Michko June 02, 2005

Terrific job, Sharon. Way to work the camera. #257297

Darren K. Fisher June 02, 2005

WOW I love the color and your detail. This is so awesome Sharon. #1422722

Carla Metzler June 02, 2005

Sharon, this is terrific! #1422758

Tammy Scott June 02, 2005

Fantastic color and detail, Sharon! #1422818

Mary N C. Taitt June 02, 2005

Nice compsition and color. It really draws the eye! :-) #1422825

S J June 02, 2005

Super eye-catching macro, Sharon!! Excellent details and composition!! Love it!! #1422911

Judy A. Lawhon June 02, 2005

Very beautiful, Sharon!!! #1422916

Susan T. Evans level-classic June 02, 2005

Wow Sharon, absolutely awesome, love the color and detail! #1422937

Lise Butler June 02, 2005

I love it!!! Wonderful, creative composition and lighting choice. Well done. #1422962

Michael Khoury June 02, 2005

gorgeous composition Sharon; imho this will end up in the winners' circle...good luck
michael #1422980

Kara L. Hendricks June 02, 2005

Unique and FANTASTIC Sharon.. WOW!!! #1423208

Goshka G. June 02, 2005

Terrific, Sharon!! #1423227

Donna J. Taff June 02, 2005

Beautiful, Sharon!!! #1423362

Jenny Bosmans June 02, 2005

Wonderful colour, fantastic! #1423536

Kristen McKain June 02, 2005

WOW! Amazing shot. Love it!! #1423814

Kate Jackson June 02, 2005

Very original and wonderful! #1423828

Bobbie Davis June 02, 2005

Very cool Sharon!! I love the blue!!!! #1424049

Jennifer Rennison June 02, 2005

Outstanding detail, composition and that color is fabulous! Gorgeous image, Sharon! #1424095

Debra Booth June 02, 2005

Wow, Sharon! Outstanding technically and very creative, too!! #1424411

Cora Miller level-classic June 02, 2005

Not only do I love the blue :), I find the contrasting shapes of the rounded seeds and the linear part quite interesting. Excellent image, Sharon! #1424872

Sharon Day June 03, 2005

Thank you, Paul, Darren, Carla, Tammy, Mary, Sanjay, Judy, Susan, Lise, Michael, Kara, Goshka, Donna, Jenny, Kristen, Kate, Bobbie, Jennifer, Debra and Cora! #1425613

Laurence Saliba level-classic June 03, 2005

I have to try this Sharon!!! Its so eye catching!!!!!!!!! #1426975

Kerby Pfrangle June 03, 2005

Excellent job Sharon.

I like the heart in the middle.

Very well done in detail and composition.


Jim Kinnunen level-classic June 03, 2005

Very intriguing and creatively done image, Sharon!!! #1428633

Olivia Navarro June 03, 2005

Wow, what a great idea! I love the colors and your composition is fantastic. I agree that we'll see it come around again. Great job, Sharon! #1428638

Chuck Inglefield June 03, 2005

Stunning image...and a very creative technique. #1428654

Sharon Day June 03, 2005

Thank you, Laurence, Kerby, Jim, Olivia and Chuck! #1428666

Phil Sauvey June 04, 2005


Very beautiful not to mention my favorite color! #1430280

Pamela K June 04, 2005

I'm behind the times, but I really like this shot! Very cool what you did with the white balance!

Pam #1431038

Stanley J. Contrades June 04, 2005

My favorite color as well, and in one amazing macro, Sharon ... WOW!! Excellent details and very beautifully displayed!! Love it!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1431290

Laura Clay-Ballard June 04, 2005

Awesome image! I just learned how to do that today in photoshop! Beautiful macro to choose to use this feature. #1431325

Jill Flynn June 06, 2005

OUTSTANDING DOF and presentation Sharon. LOVE THIS!! #1436812

Sharon Day June 06, 2005

Thank you, Phil, Pam, Stan, Laura and Jill! #1439166

Diane Dupuis June 15, 2005

I love it Sharon! #1474063

Sharon Day June 15, 2005

Thanks, Diane! #1474114

Kerby Pfrangle July 22, 2005


Congratulations on your finalist

Good luck in the finals.

Kerby #1622874

Laura E. OConnor July 22, 2005

OK, Sharon, so this is my OTHER favorite! LOL! ;) CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR FINALIST! #1623020

Jim Kinnunen level-classic July 22, 2005

Congratulations, Sharon!!!!! #1623833

Darren K. Fisher July 23, 2005

Way to go Sharon, best of luck on both of your beautiful finalist. #1624454

Bryan Yates July 23, 2005

Just awsome work! congratulations!!! #1624828

Jenny Bosmans July 23, 2005

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Sharon! #1624837

Judy A. Lawhon July 23, 2005

Just beautiful....congratulations...looks like a grand winner to me!! #1625925

KHAWLA Haddad July 23, 2005

Congratulations again on other wonderful finalist, Sharon stunning !!! #1626973

Mary N C. Taitt July 23, 2005

congratulations for a well-deserved finalist--nice shot! Mary #1627019

Deb Holmes-Hatfield July 23, 2005

Congratulations, Sharon, on this outstanding finalist! #1627508

Jennifer Rennison July 23, 2005

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Sharon! Love that blue! #1629000

Tammy Scott July 23, 2005

Congratulations on another gorgeous finalist, Sharon!!! #1629406

Debra Booth July 23, 2005

Another simply amazing finalist, Sharon. Congratulations!! #1629542

Cesar J. La Rosa July 23, 2005

This is one of my favorites, Sharon!!!
Congratulations on this BEAUTIFUL Finalist!!! #1629583

S J July 24, 2005

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Sharon!! Super macro!! #1631229

S J July 24, 2005

Ah!! Me again!!! CONGRATULATIONS on this terrific SECOND place WIN, Sharon!! #1633728

Rob Bishop July 24, 2005

Alright Sharon!!! Another winner. Wow, a First and a Second. I'm so happy for you!

Rob #1633733

Dan Holm July 24, 2005

Woo Hoo!!! CONGRATULATIONS again, Sharon!!!! #1633811

Jenny Bosmans July 24, 2005

CONGRATULATIONS on your WINNERS Sharon!! #1633824

John Davis July 24, 2005

Congratulations..beautiful work.

John #1633845

Stanley J. Contrades July 25, 2005

CONGRATULATIONS, Sharon!! Stunningly beautiful in blue!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1633962

Laurence Saliba level-classic July 25, 2005

CONGRATULATIONS on this splendid win Sharon!!!!! #1634027

Jay Patel July 25, 2005

Congratulations...Wonderfully done. #1634072

Kerby Pfrangle July 25, 2005


Congratulations on your second place win.

Job well done.

Kerby #1634188

Diane Dupuis July 25, 2005

YAY SHARON!!!! I love this one! #1634308

Tammy Scott July 25, 2005

Another HUGE congratulations on your win, Sharon! This is one of my favorites of yours! #1634617

Kathleen Clemons July 25, 2005

Congrats again, Sharon!! #1634660

Leanne M.E. Boyd July 25, 2005

Congratulaions Sharon!!!!!! #1634709

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict July 25, 2005

Amazing image, Sharon, congratulations on this wonderful winner!
-Debby #1634846

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe July 25, 2005

Congratulations on your win, Sharon!!
Kathleen #1634907

Colette M. Metcalf July 25, 2005

Congrats again, Sharon!!! #1634935

Laura E. OConnor July 25, 2005


Laura Clay-Ballard July 25, 2005


Kara L. Hendricks July 25, 2005

Whoa... Not just 1 win... 2!!! WTG Sharon!!!! #1635208

Murry Grigsby July 25, 2005

Congratulations on your double header wins Sharon!! :0) #1635250

Jim Kinnunen level-classic July 25, 2005

Congratulations Sharon on an excellent winning image!:) #1635298

Jennifer Rennison July 25, 2005

Another Big Congratulations on your wins, Sharon!! Way to go!! #1635481

KHAWLA Haddad July 25, 2005

Big Congratulations on this wonderful winner, Sharon well don!!! #1636044

Jill Flynn July 25, 2005

Congratulations on this well deserved and FANTASTIC SECOND PLACE win Sharon! LOVE THAT BLUE. Way to go this month! #1636216

Mary N C. Taitt July 25, 2005

Congratualtions on your second place win! You did a great job on this capture and deserve the win. You go girl. Mary :-) #1636451

William C. Raco level-classic July 25, 2005

Very striking, Sharon!

bill #1637142

Wally Orlowsky July 25, 2005

Congratulations on this creatively colored winner, Sharon! #1637794

Kathleen F. Greer July 25, 2005

Just Beautiful! Another Congrats Sharon!! #1638080

Diane Addonizio level-classic July 25, 2005

Congrations on your win,sharon! #1638111

Terry R. Hatfield July 25, 2005

This Is 1st Rate Sharon:-)A Big Congratulations To You On An Excellent Image And Your Win!! #1638338

Donna J. Taff July 25, 2005

Congratulations on your beautiful win, Sharon!!! #1638353

Cora Miller level-classic July 25, 2005

Congratulations on another wonderful winner, Sharon! #1638656

Ken Grooms July 26, 2005

Beautiful. Unique. Great eye. Great color. Great win (again!). #1639868

Deb Holmes-Hatfield July 26, 2005

Congrats again Sharon, on this well deserved win! #1640825

Cesar J. La Rosa July 26, 2005

I knew I was going to see this one again!
Congratulations on this BEAUTIFUL and very well-deserved Winner, Sharon!!! #1641305

Tom Andersen July 26, 2005

Fabulous color, detail and lighting, Sharon! Congratulations on your win! #1642000

Sharon Day July 26, 2005

Thanks to each of you for the wonderful congrats! I appreciate them all! #1642232

Susan T. Evans level-classic July 27, 2005

Congrats Sharon on this outstanding winner!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Way to Go Sharon #1644684

Cindy Paquette July 27, 2005

Outstanding beauty Sharon!!! Congrats on this beauty of a win! #1646526

Pamela K July 28, 2005

Still love this shot! What a neat effect! Congrats again!

Pam #1649595

Monika Sapek July 28, 2005

Terrific details and color in this macro, Sharon! Congrats on your win!

Patrick Campbell July 28, 2005

Congrats Sharon, great composition and and texture in this macro! #1651010

Piotr M. Organa August 04, 2005

I just found this photo - it is fantastic!
Congratulations, Sharon! Unbelievable colour... #1678641

January 06, 2006

Haven't we all happened upon a photo image and said "Oh how I wish I had made that image?" This one did it for me!!! #2260444

Sharon Day January 06, 2006

Thanks again everyone! Frank, I see photos I think that about every day at BP! #2260449

Jane Hirst May 21, 2010

What a wonderful blue...I love the way you got that blue. Great composition. This really caught my eye. #8626999

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