Uploaded: June 16, 2005 11:04:01


Have a lot of catching up to do. Thanks everybody for any concern while I was away!!


Deb Holmes-Hatfield June 16, 2005

Neat shot Laurance, great colors, nicely done! #264357

cj patterson June 16, 2005

beautiful! #1478011

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe June 16, 2005

Welcome back! This is a wonderful shot - love the creamy colors! #1478034

Judy S. Fung June 16, 2005

Wonderful colors and capture, Laurence! Welcome back! #1478043

Olivia Navarro June 16, 2005

Beautiful DOF, Laurence! Nice to see you back! #1478105

Jenny Bosmans June 16, 2005

Great shot, Laurence!! Fine colors! #1478145

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic June 16, 2005

Welcome back:) Great picture. Looks like it could use some water...lol Shelly #1478236

Kerby Pfrangle June 16, 2005

Laurence fantastic detail.

Super colors and nice crop.

Kerby #1478354

Donna K. Kilcher June 16, 2005

great capture #1478399

Ermanno Radice June 16, 2005

Wonderful capture, beautiful image, Laurence, love the background! #1478405

Mata Patan June 16, 2005

Hey!!!! Welcome back!!!
I missed you even if you lost just two BP days!!!
....but it seems you took nice shots during your absence! #1478436

Kara L. Hendricks June 16, 2005

This is gorgeous!!! Wonderful dof! #1478477

Marsha S. Smith June 16, 2005

I missed you Laurence, but figured if there was anything wrong, Mata would tell us! This shot is wonderful - The tones are gorgeous and the dof is PERFECT!!! Welcome, back - How do you say my friend in Maltese? #1478568

Tom Andersen June 16, 2005

Excellent macro, Lawrence! The color, detail and DOF are fabulous! It's good to have you back, my friend! #1478576

Daniel Diaz June 16, 2005

Excellent Macro Laurence, Love all the different shades of tan in this!!!! #1478580

Terry L. Ellis level-classic June 16, 2005

This is especially beautiful, Laurence!! Beautiful detail and DOF and striking color! #1478600

Lori S. Aschbrenner June 16, 2005

This is beautiful, Laurence! Welcome back, you were missed. I'm also missing all the technical details on what kind of flower this is... is it native of Malta? And is it always this color or only when it's dying? LOL... ignore me tonight, it's been a long week. #1478651

Cathy Barrows June 16, 2005

lovely...love the rich warm tones #1478832

Sharon Day level-classic June 16, 2005

Beautiful image, Laurence!!! Wonderful color and DOF! #1478882

Cathy Stancil June 16, 2005

Merhba dahar tieghi habib !! ( I think I said Welcome back my friend in Maltese !?) And you are coming back in style...This is gorgeous ! Love the warm tones, the details, dof and your composition Laurence !! Really sabih !! ;O) Thanks for your message... #1478907

Noel Baebler June 16, 2005

Looks like there are some good seeds to hit the wind, Laurence. :-) #1479006

Dan Holm level-classic June 16, 2005

Wow!! Magnificent, Laurence!! -- Elcome-way Ack-bay!! (that's "welcome back" in pig latin!) ... Hope all is well! #1479012

Roxanne M. Bubar June 16, 2005

Beautiful image. #1479016

Cindy Paquette June 16, 2005

Wow...I really like this alot!!!! Beautiful DOF!!! #1479093

Deborah Sandidge June 16, 2005

Beautiful, Laurence - love the warm colors! #1479224

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic June 16, 2005

This is very beautiful Laurence!, great colors and DOF,
Amalia #1479230

Laura Clay-Ballard June 16, 2005

You were definitely missed! I've been gone quite a bit, too. I didn't even upload an image, today! YIKES!
great shot. beautiful colors. Pretty doesn't always have to be in technicolor! #1479260

Jennifer Rennison June 16, 2005

Wow, love the warm tones and dof! So beautiful, Laurence! #1479267

William C. Raco level-classic June 16, 2005

What amazing DoF, detail and color
This is gorgeous, Laurence!


Kristian L. Stricklin June 16, 2005

Great capture, Laurence! I really like the colors! #1479587

Colette M. Metcalf June 16, 2005

This is beautiful, Laurence!!!! #1479612

Laurence Saliba level-classic June 16, 2005

Thanks so much everybody!! Betterphoto has rewarded me with so many friends!!
Yes Cathy you are right 'Merhba lura habib' is welcome back my friend!! 'Dar tieghi' means my home .
Lol now I'am teaching Semetic languages :) #1479668

Carol Brill June 16, 2005

Very appealing image with your use of selective focus, Laurence, as well as your capture of the warm, rich tones in that complementary background! #1479798

Sherry S. Boles level-classic June 16, 2005

(It's great to have you back, Laurence!) Beautiful image...the warm colors make an appealing combination! #1479871

Jessica McCollam June 16, 2005

This is very cool, Laurence! I Love the colors and your DoF!:) Wonderful to see you are back!:) #1479887

Alisha L. Ekstrom June 16, 2005

Well of coarse we ALL missed you Laurence. You have an awesome view of details with that macro you use!! I love it. I really love this image. I like the DOF & the color is awesome. Fabulous capture!!!:) #1479899

Laurence Saliba level-classic June 16, 2005

Thanks Carol, Sherry, Jessica and Alisha!!! Its so hectic trying to catch up!!!! Will be back to normal in a few days I hope :) #1479904

S J June 16, 2005

Beautiful macro capture and superb DOF control, Laurence!! Love your composition on this!! #1479913

Walter Graziano June 17, 2005

Nice clarity Laurence! I am suprised that no one mentioned that the colors are like that of a perfectly toasted marshmallow! #1480228

William Moore June 17, 2005

the two dried flowers are beautifully positioned...congrats #1481252

Gail Vitikacs level-classic June 17, 2005

Very lovely Laurence...I especially like the colors and the clarity! #1481506

Laurence Saliba level-classic June 17, 2005

Thanks Sanjay, Wally, William and Gail!!! #1481744

Carla Metzler June 17, 2005

Beautiful and a great capture, Laurence! #1482471

Goshka G. June 17, 2005

LOVE the dof in this one, Laurence!!! #1482623

Vicki Hunt June 17, 2005

I love this image! (I have one along the same dry lines for tomorrow!) Great capture! #1482925

Laurence Saliba level-classic June 17, 2005

Thanks Carla, Goshka and Vicki!!! #1484084

Amanda Price June 17, 2005

I absolutely LOVE this! The warm tones and composition are terrific! #1484094

Janet Williams June 20, 2005

Laurence - this is wonderful. The tones, light, DOF etc. are spot on. Just goes to show that you just do not need very much colour to make a beautiful image. #1495316

JO ANN CLEVELAND February 05, 2014

Congrats on another great image Laurence!

jo ann c. #10967820

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