I Wish

Uploaded: February 17, 2010


... for spring!!!

Finalist - February 2010


Amy M. Wilson February 17, 2010

...but this is my current reality! LOL #1239771

Bojan Bencic level-classic February 17, 2010

Great composition and details, Amy. Beautiful spring colors. Soon... #8388823

Claudia Kuhn level-classic February 17, 2010

I hear ya! We don't have that much snow, but it's time for warmer temps. #8388831

Courtenay Vanderbilt February 17, 2010

Oh, Amy!!! Good grief, enough is enough! No wonder you are dreaming of spring! Beautiful capture of the bud and full flower in the bg! #8388864

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-classic February 17, 2010

Amazing clarity and d.o.f. Amy - This is wonderful.
JP #8388873

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe February 17, 2010

Beautiful details, colors and dof, Amy. I think we are both in the same boat. LOL. #8388891

Julie Burnett February 17, 2010

The colors, composition and DOF are wonderful, Amy!! I'm dreaming with you, I swear, any more snow and I'm going to scream!! #8388926

MELODIE C. ROBERTS February 17, 2010

Holy Moly
That's a Lot of Snow Amy!!
No wonder you are wishing for spring and all that it brings!!
Beautiful color and detail #8389023

Jessica Jenney February 17, 2010

I'm also wishing for Spring! Beautiful capture, color and composition! #8389038

Amy M. Wilson February 17, 2010

Thanks Bojan, Claudia, Courtenay, JP, Tammy, Julie, Melodie & Jessica!

The kids are home again today (their 9th snow day off!!!) and of course, it's STILL snowing here!!! #8389089

Hal Bambrick February 17, 2010

Excellent Capture Amy,Stay WARM!!!!. #8389209

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe February 17, 2010

Wonderful capture, Amy! Love the dof and gorgeous color!! You sure got a llot of snow! Wow! #8389223

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic February 17, 2010

Yikes....a lot of snow!! Keep it there...lol Ours is almost gone and temps in the 40's this week!! Beautiful captures and stay warm!! #8389309

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic February 17, 2010

Amy -- Gorgeous spring wishes. We've now topped 40 inches in three weeks. And it's snowing here again today. I think you're getting it worse than I am. I can't WAIT for spring. #8389345

Kathleen Brennan February 17, 2010

Beautifully done, Amy! I love the emerging flower with hopes for spring! #8389382

Karen Bacon February 17, 2010

Beautifully captured Amy! Your reality looks like mine.Baltimore hit 80 inches of snow yesterday! #8389433

Ron McEwan February 17, 2010

Gosh I thought we had it bad. Hang onto that beautiful spring thought. Love this macro beautiful. #8389611

Melissa G. Meiselman February 17, 2010

Stunning floral composition with wonderful selective focus and terrific shallow DOF, Amy!! I love those snow scenes, as well!! #8389614

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic February 17, 2010

WOW!!!! FANTASTIC focus and overall image, Amy!!! <>< #8389692

Carrie M. Groseclose level-classic February 17, 2010

This is gorgeous Amy! Looks like you guys have just as much or more snow than we do! In fact, we are having a warm spell and ours is melting, yay! #8389716

Stephen Zacker February 17, 2010

Like the dof and colors. That is a lot of snow. I'm glad it's you and not me LOL! It has been very mild in Colorado this winter.. so far #8389727

Amy M. Wilson February 17, 2010

Thanks Hal, Ellen, Shelly, Mary Beth, Kathleen, Karen, Ron, Melissa, Nadine, Carrie & Stephen! #8389745

Mitch Spence level-classic February 17, 2010

This is a most interesting concept, with the full flower as background, Amy. Oh, man, I shouldn't complain about the weather. You're getting hit much worse than we are. #8389873

Stefania Barbier level-addict February 17, 2010

MAGNIFICENT sf, colors, and dof! #8389967

Colette M. Metcalf February 17, 2010

This is beautiful!!! #8390140

Ann Coates level-classic February 17, 2010

First, your floral capture is so beautiful, gorgeous colours and fantastic DOF. Secondly, the snow, eek! If it's any consolation our summer has been pretty crappy over here, maybe winter will be better. #8390152

Alan L. Borror February 17, 2010

Wonderful use of selective focus, Amy! Beautiful composition and color! #8390156

Val Feldman level-deluxe February 17, 2010

Yowza, PA Gal! Beautiful dof, clarity and sf packed into that tiny bud...not to mention gorgeous color, too! This is just a wonderful capture, Amy...Hang in there...pretty soon daffodils will be up, forsythia will be in bloom and birds will be building nests in your shrubbery....hold onto those thoughts (and close your blinds til then!) :) #8390193

Carol L. Fowler February 17, 2010

That's ALOT of snow! We only got a dusting here in Knoxville. A happy medium for us both would be in order. Hang on- spring IS coming. #8390298

Barbara Waldoch level-classic February 17, 2010

:-) Terrific capture, Amy! #8390375

Amy M. Wilson February 17, 2010

Thanks so much Mitch, Stefania, Colette, Ann, Alan, Valarie, Carol & Barbara! #8390412

Gord MacEachern February 17, 2010

Fabulous images Amy, we all will sure love spring when it does get here!! #8390418

Sam Britt February 17, 2010

Beautiful zinnia image, great composition, color, detail & selective focus, Amy.

I can see why you're ready for Spring, that's way too much snow!!! #8390575

Toni Riggs February 18, 2010

Amazing detail and vibrant colors! #8390820

Yulianto Soeroso February 18, 2010

nice technical and feeling #8390887

Maria A. Gonzalez February 18, 2010

A beautiful image and great combination of the old and the new...Great angle and excellent details...Very well seen with excellent selective focus...Well done,Amy. #8391168

Leslie McLain level-deluxe February 18, 2010

Beautiful colors, comp, and DOF, Amy. #8391259

Avril Young February 18, 2010

outstanding focus and capture...I am sending you some sunshine;) well soon you will be in summer and we will be in winter...sure does look cold there...
beautifu work!
actually we never really get very cold, but I would love to build a snowman and play in the snow ha ha~ #8391332

Lynn M. Whitt February 18, 2010

Amazing details, color, and light... #8391518

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe February 18, 2010

Amy...that is A LOT OF SNOW! :) I see why you Wish for Spring. This is a beautiful shot with great detail, amazing colors, and an exceptional DOF. Great job as always. #8391629

frank w. degenhardt level-classic February 18, 2010

Amy- LOL. It's coming. Hang in there. In the meantime you have such beautiful photos like this one to remind you of that time. Gorgeous dof, love that orange flower in the background and the intense colors and details of the bud. So sharp and clear.
Have a wonderful day my friend, we all got the cabin fever. #8391742

Debra R. Harder February 18, 2010

This is a beauty, Amy! I love your composition and dof...and the colors are gorgeous. Fantastic image!! Deb #8392678

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna February 18, 2010

Oh NO!!! Snow is in our forcast tonight and I'm not looking forward to it! :-(
But your first image is awesome in its beauty, Amy. Incredible selective focus and colors!!! :-) k #8392760

Amy M. Wilson February 18, 2010

Thanks Gord, Sam, Toni, Yulianto, Maria, Leslie, Avril, Lynn, Becky, Frank, Deb & Kitty! #8393095

Laura L. Gonzales February 18, 2010

Fantaistic dof, and color Amy!!! Wishes do come true!! Keep your fingers crossed! Love the snow pics too, because we don't get snow unless we go to the mountains. I would rather go to the snow, than the snow come to us! LOL!! Great work. Laura #8393290

Tommy E. Burgess February 19, 2010

Very beautiful macro capture Amy!! I can't wait until the flowers start to bloom. Excellent work! #8393363

Cathy Barrows February 19, 2010

beautiful arrangement on your floral and note to self I want snow but not that much #8394125

Dianna Murphy February 19, 2010

Wow, that's alot a snow. Beautiful floral! #8397313

Amy M. Wilson February 21, 2010

Thanks so much Laura, Tommy, Cathy & Dianna! #8405454

Danny B. Head level-deluxe March 26, 2010

Congrats Amy! #8482864

Jessica Jenney March 26, 2010

Congratulations, Amy on your beautiful finalist! #8483159

Kathleen Brennan March 26, 2010

Congrats, Amy on this beautiful finalist! #8483388

Stefania Barbier level-addict March 26, 2010

a beauty! congrats!!! #8483606

Val Feldman level-deluxe March 26, 2010

Ah, PA Gal...a wonderful and well-deserved Finalist - Huge congratulations to you and all the best in the upcoming rounds! ~Val #8483719

Gord MacEachern March 26, 2010

Congratulations on this well deserved finalist Amy!! #8484292

Ron McEwan March 26, 2010

Congratulation Amy well deserved honor. #8484696

William C. Raco level-classic March 26, 2010

Beautiful work, Amy
Congratulations #8485091

Stan J. Bendkowski March 26, 2010

Congratulations on your great finalist, Amy! #8485171

Phyllis H. Burchett March 26, 2010

Beautiful Amy! Congrats and hope it is at last spring for you! #8485205

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe March 26, 2010

Great shot. Wonderful comp, dof and color. Congratulations. #8485335

Patti Coblentz March 26, 2010

Congratulations on this outstanding finalist, Amy!!

Patti #8485724

Robyn A. Terrell March 26, 2010

Outstanding color and detail, Amy. Congrats on another beautiful finalist!!! #8485875

Ann Coates level-classic March 26, 2010

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Amy. #8485991

Thomas E. Hinds March 27, 2010

Wonderful image, Amy! Terrific comp, dof and detail! Congratulations on this Finalist! #8486274

Alan L. Borror March 27, 2010

Congratulations yet again for this superb finalist, Amy! #8486450

Douglas Pignet March 27, 2010

Congrats on your finalist, well done #8486457

Amy M. Wilson March 27, 2010

Thanks so very much everyone!!! #8486601

Courtenay Vanderbilt March 27, 2010

Big Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Amy!!! #8486731

Tamara K. Walker level-classic March 27, 2010


Debra R. Harder March 27, 2010

This is simply BEAUTIFUL, Amy! I love how you composed this...and your DOF is awesome. Huge congratulations on your gorgeous finalist!! Deb #8487270

Patrick Rouzes level-classic March 27, 2010

CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible finalist, Amy! WTG! #8487376

JO ANN CLEVELAND March 27, 2010

Congratulations Amy on this awesome finalist!

jo ann c. #8487645

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe March 27, 2010

Congratulations Amy on this lovely finalist! #8487663

Anita Hogue March 27, 2010

Awesome, Amy! Congratulations! #8488139

Amy M. Wilson March 27, 2010

Thanks all! #8489047

Renee Doyle level-classic March 27, 2010

Beautiful colour and wonderful finalist!! Congratulations Amy!! #8489209

Barbara Waldoch level-classic March 28, 2010

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Amy! #8489313

Linda D. Lester level-classic March 28, 2010

Beautiful finalist....Congratulations! #8489794

Sam Britt March 28, 2010

Congratulations, beautiful finalist, Amy! #8491771

Amy M. Wilson March 29, 2010

Thanks so much all! #8495724

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