Rose Petals & Rain Drops

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Rose Petals & Rain Drops

Patty Razonable June 18, 2005

Wow!! Super macro, details, and the droplets are an added plus!! Excellent DOF, Sanjay!! #265063

Paul E. Earl June 18, 2005

This is absolutely awesome!!!1 The drops make it look so delicate. Beautiful work!!!! #1484506

Mary K. Robison June 18, 2005

You've taken "raindrops on roses" to a new level, Sanjay! This is like bubbly champagne splashed onto pink and coral silk! LOVELY!!!! #1484507

Dominique Declerck June 18, 2005

Wow!!! fantastic!!! #1484512

Mata Patan June 18, 2005

I can see a winner SJ!!!!
Love it! #1484521

Phil Sauvey June 18, 2005

Such wonderful color, Sanjay. And those drops are so small and delicate! Wonderful as always. #1484533

Donna Roberts June 18, 2005

SJ - words cannot describe how much I love this image.
Okay - I will say the "F" is my favourite from you (and I never ever use the "F" word).
WOW oh WOW oh WOW oh WOW.
Love it - this is EXCELLENT work.
:-) dddu #1484563

Rob Bishop June 18, 2005

Oh, WOW, Sanjay! Fantastic macro with such sharpness, great lighting, and perfect composition. This is a winner. #1484593

Amanda Price June 18, 2005

You do beat all! This is absolutely stunning! I'm trying to decide between a Canon and a Nikon and the Canon was winning out until this! #1484594

Janet Williams June 18, 2005

Absolutely breathtakingly beautiful Sanjay. Such painfully delicate colours and lighting. Wonderful piece. #1484599

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic June 18, 2005


Awesome...And the winner is.

I bet we see this again.

Kerby #1484645

Karen Engelbreth June 18, 2005

Wow - fantastic, Sanjay - love it!!! #1484664

Lori S. Aschbrenner June 18, 2005

This is so beautiful, Sanjay! I love the raindrops with the beautiful, silky rose. Gorgeous! #1484697

Michael Khoury June 18, 2005

Sanjay, your keen sense of geometry renders itself so beautifully in everything... whether it be a skyscraper or a lovely rose...well done! :-) #1484713

Roxanne M. Bubar June 18, 2005

This is stunning. Such beautiful color. #1484723

Lisa D. Greer June 18, 2005

WOW! Gorgeous SJ! Love it! :) #1484727

Joline Frazier June 18, 2005

Mary Robison said it best...the textures and pattern of this are classic S.J. #1484729

Donald K. Cherry level-classic June 18, 2005

Fabulous macro, Sanjay! LOve the water beads on the petals!! #1484796

Joy Rector June 18, 2005

Absolutely fantastic. #1484818

KHAWLA Haddad June 18, 2005

Great Macro Sanjay love it with wonderful colors beatiful!!!!!!! #1484826

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe June 18, 2005

Awesome macro...Great shot, CJ! #1484837

Wally Orlowsky June 18, 2005

Super sharp and a great crop, Sanjay. #1484840

Tammy Scott June 18, 2005

Just gorgeous, SJ!!! #1484910

Guy D. Biechele level-classic June 18, 2005

Absolutely stunning macro! Color, textures, and DOF are just wonderful. Its a joy to view this image!! #1485016

cj patterson June 18, 2005

OUTSTANDING! Sanjay, this is just so beautiful!! I want a print!! :) Gorgeous!!!! - cj #1485026

Stephanie Lyons June 18, 2005

Fantastic shot SJ! This is just spectacular in every way! Well done! #1485084

Olivia Navarro June 18, 2005

Me too, me too!!!! I want a print!!!!!! This is by far my all-time favorite of yours, Sanjay! I LOVE the colors and your lighting and the raindrops are the like cherries on top. It's absolutely perfect!!!! A sure winner! #1485184

Cathy Barrows June 18, 2005 all the raindrops #1485224

Claudia Kuhn level-classic June 18, 2005

All those drops make such a great texture! Wonderful Sanjay! #1485364

Cathy Gregor June 18, 2005

So lovely, Sanjay!! Love the soft color and droplets! #1485399

Cindy Paquette June 18, 2005

OUTSTANDING!!!!!!!!!!! #1485458

Dorothy Neumann June 18, 2005

Wow, Sanjay! Beautiful! #1485511

Carla Metzler June 18, 2005

This is so very beautiful, Sanjay. It is a marvelous capture. #1485649

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict June 18, 2005

Marvelous image, Sanjay, outstanding in every way!
-Debby #1485745

William C. Raco level-classic June 18, 2005

fantastic color, focus and DoF
Gorgeous work, Sanjay!


Darren K. Fisher level-classic June 18, 2005

OMG Sanjay, this is so refreshing and so very pretty. Awesome job as always. #1485845

Shirley L. Carpenter June 18, 2005

Love this Sanjay!! A WINNER!!! #1485848

Danilo Piccioni level-classic June 18, 2005

Great, Great, Great! Great macro, Great subject, Great details! #1485857

Laurence Saliba level-classic June 18, 2005

Ravishing macro Sanjay!!!!!!!! I simply love it!!! Awesome detail!!! #1485862

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe June 18, 2005

Outstanding macro with excellent details and lighting, Sanjay!!! #1485881

Stephen Zacker June 18, 2005

Truly outstanding and beautiful #1485895

Goshka G. June 18, 2005

Absolutely amazing macro, SJ!!! Will definitely go places!!;=) #1485927

Noel Baebler June 18, 2005

Incredible macro, SJ! #1485998

Laura Clay-Ballard June 18, 2005

incredibly spectacular. I'm without words to justify the beauty I am looking at. #1486008

Sandra Wehrman June 18, 2005

i love your comp and the detail! #1486088

Gail Vitikacs level-classic June 18, 2005

FABULOUS!!! Colors and details are awesome! #1486110

June 18, 2005

Absolutely beautiful Sanjay! Wonderful composition and clarity, Great job! #1486139

Jordi Delgado June 18, 2005

... and the Oscar goes to...

S A N J A Y P I N D I Y A T H ! ! !

My new favourite from you, SJ!!

:-)) #1486157

Melissa L. Zavadil June 18, 2005

WOW WOW WOW! This one is icing on the cake!!!! The drops the texture the detail are all just outstanding! I love the way that you have composed the shot with the angle of the petals--just beautiful!! #1486173

Cathy Stancil June 18, 2005

I am lost in this beauty SJ !! This is splendid! Really a wonderful rose shot !! Bravo ! #1486200

Vicki Hunt June 18, 2005

Can you tell how much we all love you and your work, Sanjay! This is so very pretty...kissed with rain droplets and blushed with that beautiful pink! #1486271

Jane Summa June 18, 2005

Excellent macro, SJ! excellent eye to pick up the soft contrasts of the color and the raindrops! totally awesome detail captured with excellence!! LOVE IT! #1486292

June 18, 2005

What a beautiful capture. Perfect blending of raindrops and rose petals. #1486328

Darla Cobus June 18, 2005

I love it, something a little different for you, but awesome as always! #1486435

Kate Jackson level-classic June 18, 2005

Absolute complete and utter WOW Sanjay. #1486508

Jenny Bosmans June 18, 2005

Without any doubt...OUTSTANDING!!!
Such beautiful colors. Love everything about it!! #1486620

Donna W. Neal June 18, 2005

Exceptional SJ #1486646

Mary Clarke June 18, 2005

Absolutely beautiful!!! #1486827

Kathleen Clemons June 18, 2005

A magnificent photo, Sanjay! #1486938

Kathryn (Love) Scheet June 18, 2005

awesome Sanjay! loaded with wonderful drops! #1486962

Marsha S. Smith June 18, 2005

Amazing, absolutely amazing! #1486974

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic June 18, 2005

TRULY A BEAUTY!!! Shelly #1487019

Serena Pierce level-deluxe June 18, 2005

WOW!! Beautiful!!! #1487023

Roger Bernabo June 18, 2005

I learned my lesson I will comment of your images EARLIER; I think my mouse is tired from all the scrolling! OH... This is a lovely shot! Wonderful! #1487059

Terry L. Ellis level-classic June 18, 2005

Dazzling and gorgeous, Sanjay!! Perfect color, tones and composition! #1487088

Stacey M. Seufert June 18, 2005


Evy Johansen level-classic June 19, 2005

WOW.... Awesome image, Sanjay! Winner!!!! #1488264

Ermanno Radice June 19, 2005

MASTERPIECE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #1488354

Gloria B. Wood June 19, 2005

Refreshing and beautiful! I love this one!!!! #1488357

Elisabeth A. Gay June 19, 2005

Just gorgeous Sanjay!
Ann #1488649

Jill Flynn level-classic June 19, 2005

FANTASTIC Sanjay. Creative and refreshing. I LOVE THIS! I bet we'll be seeing this one again! #1490550

June 19, 2005

Sanjay; Here you go again. Your so artistic. This is just pretty. #1490594

Bryan Yates June 20, 2005

I love it!!!!! This is wonderful!!! This is a winner in my book!!

Kara L. Hendricks June 20, 2005

This is outstanding SJ!! WOW!! #1492188

Marcie A. Fowler June 20, 2005

See . . . told ya this one was awesome. Loved it when you showed it to me earlier and love it now. Love all the petals and details you caputred and the water drops. Sheer perfection SJ!! #1493321

Lani T. Broadbent level-classic June 20, 2005

Another Awesome Macro Capture! Great perspective and I love the water drops! Superbly sharp photo! You do great photography and inspire me! Thanks for sharing! #1494419

Nicole E. Rappaport June 21, 2005

Wow!! absolutely lovely! I love the droplets! #1497492

Sharon Day level-classic June 28, 2005

Magnificent, Sanjay!!! Absolutely gorgeous, stunning, beautiful!!! I love it! #1532772

Diane Dupuis July 06, 2005

WOW WOW WOW!!! #1560387

Amanda Price July 22, 2005

Congratulations on ALL of your wonderful finalists, SJ! I'm sure we haven't seen the last of them! #1622719

Dan Holm level-classic July 22, 2005

Woo Hoo!! CONGRATULATIONS, Sanjay!! An awesome and well deserved Finalist!! Absolutely GORGEOUS!!!!!!! #1623196

Serena Pierce level-deluxe July 22, 2005

Congratulations Sanjay on ALL of your outstanding finalists!!! #1623228

Paul E. Earl July 22, 2005

Congrats on all your superb finalists!! #1623323

Jill M. Flusemann July 22, 2005

Of all your finalists - this is my favorite. This looks like it is made of jewels or crystal. The color and texture is marvelous! Congratulations! #1623450

Susan T. Evans July 22, 2005

Congrats Sanjay on this awesome finalists!!!! #1623832

Melissa L. Zavadil July 22, 2005

Congrats on yet another wonderful finalist!! Great image Sanjay!! #1623837

July 23, 2005

Beautiful Sanjay!
Congratulations! #1624128

Mata Patan July 23, 2005

I wasn't wrong on my first comment!
We'll see it again!!!
Congratulations!!!!!! #1624140

Alan L. Borror July 23, 2005

AWESOME finalist, Sanjay! #1624351

Cindy Paquette July 23, 2005

The world can see why this image is here's utterly fantastic!!! Congratulations!! #1624562

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic July 23, 2005

Congratulations on this beautiful capture. Good luck in the next round. #1624800

Darla Cobus July 23, 2005

CONGRATS on all of your finalist, you are amazing!!! #1624959

Michelle R. Kovach July 23, 2005

This is Gorgeous Sanjay! Congratulations on your finalists! #1625137

Stephanie Lyons July 23, 2005

Another well deserved wish of congrats! #1625200

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe July 23, 2005

Congratulations on this wonderful image, Sanjay!:) #1625300

Noel Baebler July 23, 2005

Huzzah, SJ! #1625576

Marie Fields level-classic July 23, 2005

AWESOME image, Sanjay! Just gorgeous! Congratulations!!! #1625659

Stephen Zacker July 23, 2005

Truly Beautiful. Like the way the water drops shine. Congratulations #1626206

KHAWLA Haddad July 23, 2005

Congratulations on all your wonderful finalists Sanjay wonderful image good luck in the next round !!! #1626214

Jill Flynn level-classic July 23, 2005

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Sanjay! #1626244

Dominique Declerck July 23, 2005

Wonderful!!! congratulations, Sanjay!!!! #1626365

Susana Ms Heide July 23, 2005

STUNNING Macro!! CONGRATS!! #1626586

Ermanno Radice July 23, 2005

Congratulations on all your wonderful finalists, good luck in the next round, SJ!!!!! #1627366

Elisabeth A. Gay July 23, 2005

This one is my favourite Sanjay - many congratulations for ALL your finalists!!
Ann #1627668

Deb Holmes-Hatfield July 23, 2005

I out of ways to say congrats to you Sanjay LOL! #1628210

Terry L. Ellis level-classic July 23, 2005

Gorgeous congratulations are in order, Sanjay! Good luck!!!!! #1628237

Donna Roberts July 23, 2005

SJ - you know how much I love this image and I have a HUGE smile on my face to see this perfect image as a truly well deserved finalist.
I am on a remote PC and hope to catch up with the images I have missed (and the comments I owe ASAP).
Congrats on this and all of your other finalists too - excellent work my friend.
:-) dddu #1628642

Jennifer Rennison July 23, 2005

Wow, Sanjay, stunning!! Congrats on your finalist! #1628658

Tammy Scott July 23, 2005

Congratulations, SJ! #1629112

Jonna Bergström July 24, 2005

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Sanjay! #1630212

Debra Booth July 24, 2005

Congrats on all your finalists, Sanjay! This is just lovely!! #1630475

Kara L. Hendricks July 24, 2005

A huge congrats to you on ALL of your wonderful finalist shots this month Sanjay... Brilliant as always, Good Luck!!! #1630842

Lani T. Broadbent level-classic July 24, 2005

Congratulations on another win! Your work is awesome and continues to inspire me! #1631990

Sandy Landon July 24, 2005

Congrats on another wonderful image!! #1632567

Bryan Yates July 24, 2005

Congrats on a spectacular finalist! #1632655

Diane Addonizio level-classic July 24, 2005

Congratulations,WOW! #1632937

Claudette Foote July 24, 2005

Congrats on all your finalists, Sanjay! #1633061

Laura Clay-Ballard July 24, 2005

congrats on this awesome image! spectacular clarity! #1633263

Sharon Day level-classic July 24, 2005

Simply gorgeous, Sanjay!!! This one IS my favorite! You had a great showing this month! Big congratulations and good luck, although I don't think you need it! Well done in June! #1633322

Vinny Chirayil July 25, 2005

Congrats ! The force is strong with you ! :-) #1634119

KHAWLA Haddad August 20, 2005

Congratulations on all your wonderful finalists Sanjay!!!! #1741699

Serena Pierce level-deluxe August 20, 2005

Congratulations again Sanjay!! #1742976

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic August 21, 2005

Congratulations on all your wonderful photo's......they are beautiful..this is one of favorites!!! :) #1745705

Keith L. Clayton August 24, 2005

I can see why this one got the judges'
attention - Very well done! #1762732

Ken Grooms August 25, 2005

You are Mr. Image Quality! #1766948

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