Uploaded: June 30, 2005 03:57:01


Playing around in the studio, 1/125 sec, f/13, 100 mm macro lens. Rotated 180 degrees. Couldn't decide which to post. The second I would call Swan Dive! What do you think?


Janet L. Skinner June 30, 2005

Swan Dive #271288

Tammy Scott June 30, 2005

I think they are both gorgoues, Janet! I like Swan Dive the best, though! #1538192

Paul Michko June 30, 2005

Awesome presentation, Janet. #1538198

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic June 30, 2005

Swan Dibe is my favorite, I think. Both are just dandy, though. #1538224

Kelly Abernathy level-classic June 30, 2005

I like them both! -K #1538226

Janet L. Skinner June 30, 2005

LOL, Carolyn! Dibe is my brain this morning! Sometimes it is better to stick with 'as shot'. Thanks guys! #1538279

Cindy Paquette June 30, 2005

I also like them both...alot..the Swan Dive is radically unique tho!!

Are we getting a list together for VT?? #1538308

Colette M. Metcalf June 30, 2005

I like both!! Very nice images, Janet!! #1538319

Donna W. Neal June 30, 2005

I like them both, but I think the Dive is worth posting again. #1538325

Cathy Gregor June 30, 2005

Both are lovely, Janet!
The swan 'dibe' is very unique! #1538351

Beverley A. Daniels June 30, 2005

Both look great--maybe go with swan dive for something unique? #1538397

Vicki Hunt June 30, 2005

I especially love the one you "selected" for today. It is just beautiful! I love the background and the curve of the stem! #1538497

Donald K. Cherry June 30, 2005

Wonderfully beautiful and majestic image, Janet!! #1538817

Marsha S. Smith June 30, 2005

Both just gorgeous - swan dive is more radical and I like that! #1539364

Patty Razonable June 30, 2005

Both are beautifully captured!!! I like the swan "dibe" (LOL!!) angle. #1539761

Claudia Kuhn level-classic June 30, 2005

Nice colors and lighting Janet, I can't decide which is best! #1540418

Kathleen Clemons June 30, 2005

No wonder you had trouble deciding, Janet. I like them both too! #1540595

William C. Raco level-classic June 30, 2005

Beautiful colors, shapes and compositions.
Very well done, Janet.... either way!


Stanley J. Contrades July 07, 2005

My vote is for "swan dive" because of its different angle of presentation, Janet ... though both are very beautiful!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1567947

Kerby Pfrangle July 07, 2005


Elegant and beautiful come to mind.

Very nice. Kerby #1567949

Evy Johansen level-classic July 11, 2005

So beautiful and so elegant! Wonderful image, Janet! #1579768

Ermanno Radice July 11, 2005

Wonderful image, very elegant, excellent shot, Janet! #1580947

Stephanie Lyons July 22, 2005

Big congrats Janet!

Stephanie Lyons July 22, 2005

Big congrats Janet!

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict July 22, 2005

It sure looks like you posted the right one, Janet, hearty congrats on this beautiful finalist!
-debby #1622588

Evy Johansen level-classic July 22, 2005

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Janet! #1622631

Cathy Barrows July 22, 2005

Congrats on your finalist...beautiful #1622878

Linda D. Lester level-classic July 22, 2005

Congratulations! #1623225

Jill Flynn July 22, 2005

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Janet! #1623531

Jim Kinnunen level-classic July 22, 2005

Congratulations on this excellent image, Janet!!! #1623602

Donald K. Cherry July 23, 2005

Congrats, Janet!! #1625153

Anita Hogue July 23, 2005

Congratulations, Janet! #1625295

Stephen Zacker July 23, 2005

Simple and very striking. Congratulations #1625379

Kerby Pfrangle July 23, 2005


Congratulations on your finalist.

GOod luck in the next round.

Kerby #1625419

Deborah Sandidge July 23, 2005

Elegant, Janet - congratulations!! #1625488

KHAWLA Haddad July 23, 2005

Congratulations Janet this is super good luck in the next round ! #1625745

Donna J. Taff July 23, 2005

Congrat's on your finalists wins. Janet!!! #1626370

Marsha S. Smith July 23, 2005

Congratulations, Janet! Good luck next round! #1626400

Jennifer Rennison July 23, 2005

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Janet! #1626744

Ermanno Radice July 23, 2005

Congratulations on your finalist,
good luck in the next round, Janet!

Serena Pierce level-classic July 23, 2005

Congratulations!! #1627082

Deb Holmes-Hatfield July 23, 2005

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Janet! #1627272

Mata Patan July 23, 2005

Many many many congratulations!!!!!!!!! #1628075

Tammy Scott July 23, 2005

Congratulations Janet! #1628451

S J July 23, 2005

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Janet!! #1629835

DiAnna F. Paulk July 24, 2005

Congratulations, Janet!! #1630774

Adilson F. Ferreira level-classic July 24, 2005

Congratulations janet!!! #1632231

Stanley J. Contrades July 24, 2005

Beautifully done, Janet, and CONGRATULATIONS! Best of luck to you in the next round!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1633019

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