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~Flower Power~

~Flower Power~
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Copyright: Vandana Bajikar (vandana2923) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2465 W: 125 N: 5702] (22207)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-11-19
Categories: Nature
Camera: Nikon D-70s, Sigma 17-70 f/2.8-4.5 DC Macro, UV
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/100 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Travelogue: Peru - Start to South America
Theme(s): Beauty of light, *Beautiful Flowers* [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2007-01-14 14:00
Viewed: 3020
Points: 90
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This beautiful Orchid is for the celebration of crossing 2000 points.

Again from flower room at Cusco hotel, my most favorite subject to click.

Flowers, wonderful nature act, vibrant colors, amazing shapes, fragnance to fill our world with happiness .... one can learn a lot from flowers.

Thank you :) Vandana

JohnTulip, juyona, lilimih33, cstathoulis, TheMystic, c_rapp, gypsygirl58, chrisJ, Viking, ixtanbul7, kokos101, izler, jan515, harpya, shelbeesmom, DAM, SkyF has marked this note useful
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ThreadThread Starter Messages Updated
To Viking: Welcome backvandana2923 1 01-15 06:38
To JohnTulip: Dear Taporivandana2923 1 01-14 19:18
To cstathoulis: Hi Convandana2923 1 01-14 19:16
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Congratulations Princess of India.
It is beautifull! What I like is the 3D way of posting
and could you teach me how to do that?
Than.. the sharpness is good and yet it looks soft.. so is the overall coloring. Wellframed and posted,
Happy Birtday 2000 !!
John T(apori)

Hi Vandana, lovely composition with wonderful flowers, nice colors, very well done, ciao Silvio

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  • juyona Gold Star Critiquer [C: 2585 W: 1 N: 425] (10173)
  • [2007-01-14 14:20]

Hola Vandana, presciosa flor y maravillosa presentación... genial, saludos TFS

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  • Hitbit Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 417 W: 159 N: 451] (5918)
  • [2007-01-14 14:33]

Great macroshot Well composed and nice sharp beautifull colors. I like the out of bounce part
Well done.

Grtz Pim

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  • dada Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 896 W: 46 N: 382] (6560)
  • [2007-01-14 14:51]

Hi Vandana!

wonderful picture and good compo, full of joy and freshness...


nice flowershot Vandana, thanx, M, (*_*)

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  • mansua Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 613 W: 31 N: 23] (2117)
  • [2007-01-14 16:01]

Bella imagen con maravillosos colores y formas, muy bien la presentación.
Felicitaciones Vandana.

Hi Vandana
Beautiful flower!beautiful photo!
Like the crop and colours.
Sharpness is awesome


Hello Vandana!
Beautiful composition with this lovely flowers and very good put in frame!
Well done!

Hi Vandana,

Congratulations on your 2000 points and what a way to celebrate it with this beautiful portrait of an Orchid!

I like the presentation and that 3D effect which you gave it!

Well done & TFS

merhaba dear vandana
beautiful macro picture.wonderful composition and lovely colours.well done.
best regards.
gürkan akçakır.

Lovely orchid, they are so delicate! Another Anniversary of sorts! Well deserved points I might add!

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  • c_rapp Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 933 W: 14 N: 1331] (7535)
  • [2007-01-14 20:45]

Beautiful picture! I love orchids they are a beautiful flower 'species'. TFS this beauty!

Hi Vandana,
This is beautiful! Lovely colours and the sharpness and details are excellent. I love the way you've done the framing too!
Cheers Tina :-)
Congrats with the 2000 points.

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  • chrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4430 W: 637 N: 9632] (55124)
  • [2007-01-15 1:36]

Namaste Vandana

I like the diminishing focus & clarity from top to bottom. Good use of the principle of 3. Tfs!

Gee Vanda, what a shot! One of your best. Love the PP!
Hug for this

what a wonderful shot and great presentation. i like your frame also. TFS...

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  • puffy Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1627 W: 114 N: 2985] (16653)
  • [2007-01-15 3:08]

Hi Vandana,

Excellent shot, I like your framing here, very special,:) I like the gentle and soft mood here, great colours too, :D Very well captured, congratulation to your 2000pts, :D thanks for sharing


Hello Vandana,
This is an image full of life and beauty..!
Lovely details are captured, fine sense of depth and great colours!
Pablo -

:-) OK-

Congratulation :-)))))

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  • lucbus Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1809 W: 92 N: 1864] (10358)
  • [2007-01-15 7:44]

Hello Vandana,
Congratulation for your 2000 points and these beautiful orchirds you are shopwing us. the colors and details are very nice.

Hi Vandana,
Great show of these beautiful orchids excellent framed using the John T method ;)Congratulations with pasing the 2000 points border!
:) Later...

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  • sleger Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 476 W: 55 N: 177] (3549)
  • [2007-01-15 16:07]

Hello Vandana

This is a nice flower shot. I like the frame you did with your name incorporated. It is nice and discrete leaving all the importance to the subject.


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  • izler Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 482 W: 69 N: 18] (72)
  • [2007-01-15 16:37]

hello my friend
here is beautiful orchid and nice nature photo. i like composition, point of view, colours, details and framing in your photo

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  • jan515 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2792 W: 58 N: 4702] (20934)
  • [2007-01-15 17:14]

Beautiful composet flowers of the picture Vanana,good presentation and good framing.It is makes a colorful picture with class details the correctly good mood in the grey days.
Dear greetings.


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  • Mitra Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor [C: 1153 W: 70 N: 1116] (16)
  • [2007-01-15 17:50]

Congratulation on 200th posting.
Beautiful shot with nice colors. Well done.

Beautiful flower, beautiful effect and framing Vandana. TFS. Regards, Pat.

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  • linus Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1822 W: 13 N: 1442] (15482)
  • [2007-01-15 22:10]

Hi Vandana,
Beautiful close up. Nice presentation.

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  • harpya Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6102 W: 174 N: 1935] (7534)
  • [2007-01-16 10:09]

Hello Vandana,

I will follow John Tulip sayings,
* Congratulations Princess of India. *
for their 2000 points.
Wonderful presentation, so much in the details as in the sharp.
Congratulations.... Congratulations!


hi vandana!
beautiful macro shot with great colors and sharpness, excellent work.


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  • Pops71 Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 252 W: 24 N: 523] (2093)
  • [2007-01-16 21:58]

Splendid colors. It seems that the orchids are popping out of the photo. Nice one to celebrate your 2000

Hello Vandana,
Congratulations for crossing this symbolic barrier of points :) This is a beautiful macro with good exposure, details and framing. This is well seen and well done MF. Thanks,

hi Vandana,

I dont have any coment and critique for this wonderful shot.

very well done and TFS

Now this is really nice Vandana! I love how you guys make the subject crawl out of the framing! Excellent close up shot!

This is beautiful, Vandana. Excellent choice of the frame and lovely composition.


Very nice presentation and details. excellent colors.


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  • DAM Gold Star Critiquer [C: 513 W: 67 N: 268] (1110)
  • [2007-01-20 10:45]

.... and what a way of doing so. Magnificent display of beauty. I have to learn how to bring out the subject on to the frame. It is such a cool effect. Well done once again Vandana.


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  • SkyF Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1666 W: 136 N: 1263] (6138)
  • [2007-01-20 18:50]

Hello Vandana,
Beautiful bouquet of flowers. The wonderful details are so well captured. Nice DOF, good colors and composition is very nice. The frame looks lovely also.
Well done.

Wonderfull Vanny! Great posting. beautiful colours ;-)

beautiful photo, I also love orchids, and I have a vanilla orchid in the kitchen, the flowers giving off a strong smell of vanilla... they are flowering a second time this season, but I've got such bad sinusitis that I can't smell them


magnificent composition and colors :)
great contrast and sharpness
wonderful work, well done !! :)
best regards, Koleta

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  • jone Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor [C: 2365 W: 178 N: 0] (32781)
  • [2007-01-25 8:11]

Hi Vandana ;)
nice colors, composition, framing... I like it,
J ;)

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  • hester Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1320 W: 31 N: 1634] (9994)
  • [2007-01-28 15:24]

Lovely image, nice colours, good sharpness and a great composition. I like the way the flower comes over the frame as well.



beautiful orchid, love the color, nice close up and also the JohnT effect on the frame..:o) TFS

thanks for your comments on my photo "into the fog" :o)

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