Striped Canna leaves

© Marsha S. Smith

Striped Canna leaves

Cindy Paquette June 05, 2005

Morning Marsha!
This shot is just fantastic...every line on the leaf can be seen!!! Love your effects on this...just gorgeous! #258608

Mata Patan June 05, 2005

Gorgeous image! Very nice how just two leaves could give such a great impact!!!!Wonderful! #1432417

Bob Duncan June 05, 2005

Real eye catcher Marsha. Good work. #1432437

S J June 05, 2005

Splendid effects, Marsha!! Looks really wonderful!! #1432470

Steve Mescha June 05, 2005

Fantastic conposition, Marsha, and nice effects :-) #1432645

Stan Kwasniowski June 05, 2005

Marsha, nice shot

Stan Kwasniowski #1432648

Laura Clay-Ballard June 05, 2005

oh, beautiful! I shot some canna leaves the other day WITH MY NEW CAMERA but yours is so much better than mine! Love this! #1432677

Marsha S. Smith June 05, 2005

Thank you so much everyone: Cindy, Mata, Bob, SJ, Steve, Stan K and Laura!
#1432683

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic June 05, 2005

Beautiful! Shelly #1432689

Lucia De Giovanni June 05, 2005

Fantastic shot, Marsha! #1432794

Karen E. Michaels level-deluxe June 05, 2005

Wow, you knocked the ball right outta the park with this one Marsha. Way to go! Peace, karen #1432798

Kevin Burns June 05, 2005

I also love the lines, great work and color and sharpness!! #1432838

Bobbie Davis June 05, 2005

VERY nice Marsha!!! I love the lines and the perspective you used! Great close up! #1432872

Donald K. Cherry level-classic June 05, 2005

Fabulous image and effects, Marsha! Love it! #1432878

KHAWLA Haddad June 05, 2005

Marsha love it so sharp and color is amazing great job on this shot!!!! #1432930

Marsha S. Smith June 05, 2005

Thanks a bunch you guys - Shelly, Lucia, Karen, Kevin, Bobbie, Don and Kelly! #1433079

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe June 05, 2005

Beautiful macro...love the color and lines..very sharp! #1433131

Kelly Abernathy level-classic June 05, 2005

Terrific! -K #1433209

Deb Holmes-Hatfield June 05, 2005

Very neat image, Marsha, great detail, the colors and lines are really awesome! #1433276

Jenny Bosmans June 05, 2005

Wow!! Fantastic shot, great composition, Marsha!! #1433292

Laurence Saliba level-classic June 05, 2005

FANTASTIC image and colours Marsha!!!! #1433517

Terry R. Hatfield June 05, 2005

Beautiful Colors And Patterns Marsha!!Makes A Great Abstract!! #1433523

Colette M. Metcalf June 05, 2005

Beautiful, Marsha!!! #1433943

Marsha S. Smith June 05, 2005

Thank you all very much: Linda, K, Deb, Jenny (welcome to BP), Laurence, Terry and Colette!!! #1434155

Cathy Gregor June 05, 2005

Wow, Gorgeos macro, Marsha! #1434284

Cathy Stancil June 05, 2005

Stripes and swirls and beautiful colors and composition make an amazingly beautiful image Mrsha !! #1434593

Marsha S. Smith June 05, 2005

Thank you Cathies!!!! I really appreciate you ladies taking the time to stop by! #1434595

Rosemary Buffoni June 05, 2005

Good eye to see this and great photographer to capture it and make it work so well. Nice sharp image too.
Ro #1434609

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe June 05, 2005

Yes you have the eye, Marsha, and it is very observant. Lovely detailed photo. I have a canna and never thought to photograph it. You did, and it is very good!!
KK #1434650

Cathy Barrows June 05, 2005

i think there is alot of beauty in the greenery of plants and this sure proves it #1434715

Marsha S. Smith June 06, 2005

Thank you so much, Ro, Kathleen and Cathy. I can't take credit for the seeing - I went on this shoot with Brenda LaFleur, another BPer with a fantastic gallery. She is the one with the eye to notice and shoot these wonderful leaves. I was just a little copycat!!! LOL :) #1435124

Donna Roberts June 06, 2005

Guess I am not adding anything new but I just had to say how dynamic this leaf shape and design is.
Well captured Marsha (even if you are a little copycat.....LOL)
:-) from 'downunder' #1435621

Roxanne M. Bubar June 06, 2005

This is beautiful. Great image. #1435676

Marsha S. Smith June 06, 2005

Thanks Donna - I needed that! LOL
Thank you so much Roxanne! #1437603

Michael McCook level-classic June 06, 2005

Very nice Marsha!! I have some Canna Lilies growing in my back yard. Think I'll visit them if the rain ever stops here! #1438336

Marsha S. Smith June 06, 2005

Thanks, Michael - wish it would rain here! #1438385

Tammy Scott June 06, 2005

FANTASTIC image, Marsha! I love the texture! #1438532

Amanda Price June 06, 2005

This is a fun shot! I love the texture and interest! #1438567

Marsha S. Smith June 06, 2005

Thank you so much, Tammy and Amanda! #1438792

Danilo Piccioni level-classic June 06, 2005

Fantastic colors and patterns! #1439436

Marsha S. Smith June 07, 2005

Thank you soooooo much, Dado! #1439768

Laura Berman June 07, 2005

what a wonderful shot Marsha! way to go!! #1440831

Lori Carlson June 07, 2005

Such an interesting shot Marsha! Great Macro work once again!! :0) #1442636

Marsha S. Smith June 07, 2005

Thank you Laura and Lori - I really love to hear from you guys!!! #1442933

Vicki Hunt June 07, 2005

I love the detail in this image! The green is fabulous! Great work! #1443177

Brenda W. LaFleur level-deluxe June 07, 2005

This is great, Marsha! I like this better than any of mine. Way to go, girl!! Love the effect. #1443332

Marsha S. Smith June 08, 2005

Thank you very much, Vicki and Brenda.
Brenda - I still want a camera with changeable lenses, but for macro work you really can't beat this Olympus on super macro mode. I think even if I got a new camera for long shots I would still use this little guy for the close work. #1447170

Dolores Neilson June 11, 2005

Love the swirl in the center, Marsha! #1458021

Adrianna Province June 13, 2005

Great composition and the color is BEAUTIFUL! #1464878

Goshka G. June 13, 2005

How could I miss this one? Absolutely gorgeous, Marsha!! #1464905

Marsha S. Smith June 13, 2005

Thanks so much, Dolores, Adrianna (nice to meet you) and Goshka! #1465250

Jill Flynn level-classic July 22, 2005

Congratulations on this terrific finalist Marsha! #1623933

Kate Jackson level-classic July 23, 2005

Congratulations on finalist for this gorgeous macro Marsha! #1624201

Cindy Paquette July 23, 2005

WHOOO HOOO Girlfriend!!! As stated, this is fantastic! A WARM CONGRATULATIONS Marsha!!! #1624547

Jenny Bosmans July 23, 2005

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Marsha! #1624833

Noel Baebler July 23, 2005

Huzzah, Marsha! #1625319

Melissa L. Zavadil July 23, 2005

WHAYYYYY TO GOOOO!!!Congratulations on this very well deserved finalist!! Great shot Marsha!!! #1626223

Marsha S. Smith July 23, 2005

Thank you ALL so very much! I wouldn't be trying out new things and looking at life around me like I do without the wonderful support of my BP family and friends. #1626300

Goshka G. July 23, 2005

Congrats on all your excellent finalists, Marsha!! #1627401

Deb Holmes-Hatfield July 23, 2005

Congratulations again Marsha, awesome image! #1627583

Marsha S. Smith July 23, 2005

Thanks Goshka and Deb! #1627729

Lori Carlson July 23, 2005

Congratulations Marsha girl!! :0) #1628291

Marsha S. Smith July 23, 2005

Thank you so much, Lori! #1628708

Jennifer Rennison July 23, 2005

Fabulous lines, detail and comp, Marsha!! Congratulations on your finalist! #1628979

Tammy Scott July 23, 2005

Congratulations on another great finalist, Marsha! #1629352

KHAWLA Haddad July 23, 2005

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Marsha best of luck in the next round !!!!! #1629377

Marsha S. Smith July 24, 2005

Jennifer, Tammy and Kelly - thank you ladies so much! #1630381

S J July 24, 2005

Congratulations on this super Finalist, Marsha!! #1631217

Marsha S. Smith July 24, 2005

Thanks SJ - I appreciate it and good luck to you in the next round too! #1631516

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe July 24, 2005

Congratulations, Marsha!!

KK #1633174

Marsha S. Smith July 25, 2005

Thanks so much, kk! #1634278

Vicki Hunt July 26, 2005

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist images! This is a wonderful image...a different twist on the leaf! #1639319

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Description

Another Tyrell Park shot. The striped leaves of a canna lily - cropped in PSCS and watercolor filter used. Taken in dappled shade, hand held, auto settings, super macro mode.

Uploaded on June 05, 2005

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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