Raindrops Falling From My Eyes

© Pat V

Raindrops Falling From My Eyes

Uploaded: June 29, 2005 05:40:35


f/11, 1/200th, ISO 200
Canon 180 macro and 1.4x converter
focal length 252mm
Taken on a tripod in my garden. A lily pestel with droplets reflecting the surrounding garden. The background is natural, a red lily.


Jessica L. Richard June 29, 2005

Wow, what a great shot! this is perfect! #270852

Beverley A. Daniels June 29, 2005

Pat--you out did yourself here!! Awesome shot! #1534770

Bridgette B June 29, 2005

Amazing photograph!!! I'm speechless!!! #1534833

Andrea W. Hedgepeth June 29, 2005

WOW, This is very cool! #1535273

Pat V June 29, 2005

Wow, thank you all very much. It is encouraging to get praise from the wonderful photographers on this site. #1535746

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic June 29, 2005

Beautiful, Pat...love the drops and the red background :) #1535827

Pat V June 29, 2005

Thank you Shelly, I am truly flattered.
I couldn't walk by the garden yesterday, just too much to see. I am glad I could capture it and share. #1535834

Stephanie Lyons July 22, 2005

Totally amazing Pat! Congratulations, I think this one will go MUCH farther! #1622656

Pat V July 22, 2005

Thank you very much Stephanie. If it does it will be a first for me. #1623465

July 23, 2005

You captured nice detail in each drop's reflection. #1624566

Jennifer Rennison July 23, 2005

Fabulous diagonal comp, love the red lily background! Congratulations on your finalist! #1626792

Pat V July 23, 2005

Thank you Jennifer. I am very excited and thrilled at the response from The Judges.

Keeping my fingers crossed. #1626904

Kerby Pfrangle July 23, 2005

Pat congratulations on this beautiful finalist.

Good luck in the next round.

Kerby #1626914

Pat V July 23, 2005

Thanks Kerby, I'm getting nervous now, lol. #1626935

Serena Pierce level-classic July 23, 2005

Great macro! Congratulations!! #1627133

Barbara Kile July 23, 2005

Great colors and detail! Congratulations. #1628643

KHAWLA Haddad July 23, 2005

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist!!!!! #1629339

Pat V July 24, 2005

Thank you Kelly! #1630201

Pat V July 24, 2005

Thanks Barbara and Serena! #1630202

LJ Corliss level-classic July 24, 2005

Congrats :) #1633772

Piotr M. Organa July 25, 2005

Congratulations on your FIRST PLACE, Pat!!!
Beautiful photo! #1633887

Kerby Pfrangle July 25, 2005


Congratulations on your first place win.

Job well done.

Kerby #1634122

Stephanie Lyons July 25, 2005

A well deserved win Pat! Congratulations to you! #1634562

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe July 25, 2005

Congratulations on your win,Pat!
Kathleen #1634870

Cathy Barrows July 25, 2005

Congrats on your win!...fantastic #1635364

Kay Beausoleil July 25, 2005

A keen eye and the technique to go with it -- congratulations on your win, Pat! #1635444

Wendy Stevenson July 25, 2005

Congratulations Pat on your FIRST PLACE win with the amazing macro!!! Great eye to see this and superbly executed!!! #1635593

Ken Grooms July 25, 2005

Great, imaginative eye, color and composition! Congrats! #1635650

KHAWLA Haddad July 25, 2005

Congratulations on this beautiful first place winner, Pat!!! #1635677

Jill Flynn July 25, 2005

Congratulations on your FIRST PLACE WIN Pat! This is OUTSTANDING! #1635902

Amanda Price July 25, 2005

Well deserved! Congratulations on this fine capture! #1636220

Susana Ms Heide July 25, 2005

What a CREATIVE image!!! BIG CONGRATS on this BIG WIN!!!! #1636358

Terry L. Ellis level-classic July 25, 2005

Congratulations, Pat, on this fabulous first place win!!!! #1636647

Cindy Zweiacher July 25, 2005

Congratulations on your win, great shot:) #1637540

Pat V July 25, 2005

Wow, this brings real tears to my eyes!
I was floored that I won and it truly made my day, heck the whole month! This is a wonderful supportive group which I appreciate, words can not express how much.

Thank you Cindy, Piotr, Terry, Susana, Amanda, Jill, Khawla, Ken, Wendy, Kay, Cathy, LJ, Kathleen, Stephanie, and Kerby for your comments and congradulations.
I remember this day in the garden, I was supposed to go out but I couldn't pass up shooting. A morning I will remember! I have to give credit to one of the am's on my other site that saw my first version and coached me into reshooting. Thanks again Glenn! #1637762

Serena Pierce level-classic July 25, 2005

Congratulations Pat!! #1637819

Sharon Day July 25, 2005

Big Congratulations, Pat!!! Awesome image! #1638114

Pat V July 25, 2005

Thank you Serana and Sharon. Your congradulations are highly appreciated! #1638152

Cora Miller level-classic July 25, 2005

Incredible colors and detail! Congratulations on your win, Pat! #1638580

Gary H. Minish level-classic July 26, 2005

Great vision to see the potential and superb execution to make it come true. Congratulations on a job well done and a very well deserved first prize, Pat! #1638863

Pat V July 26, 2005

Thank you Cora and Gary! #1638988

Pat V July 26, 2005

Thank you Cora and Gary! #1639001

Janet L. Skinner July 26, 2005

What a spectacular NATURAL shot!!!!!!!!! A hearty congrats, Pat!! #1642428

Pat V July 26, 2005

Thank you Janet! #1642673

Joy Rector July 30, 2005

congrats on your win. #1656402

Pat V July 30, 2005

Thank you Joy. #1656598

Pu Chen August 17, 2005

Wonderful shot with brillian color scheme! You have a very pretty garden and great eyes to catch it in such an unique angle. Beautifully done with that lily as background. Congratulations on your win, Pat! #1725990

Pat V August 17, 2005

Thank you Pu. #1726700

Kevin Anderson August 21, 2005

Congratulations!!! Great macro:) was this taken in natural lighting only? What lens did you use? #1744409

Irene K. Bentsen November 17, 2006

Amazing shot. I am blown away. #3599706

Pat V November 18, 2006

Kevin this was taken in natural lighting, sun to my back. The lens was a 180 macro with 2x converter. It had rained previously and the sun had come out brightly.

Thank you Irene and Kevin

Pat #3600554

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