The backside of these orchids is lovely. I love their see-through quality.
26 Mar 2008 6:27am
@givethemhell: Thank you, Eva. That's what I liked too.
this has to be my favourite shot of your flower series so far. the back-lighting is superb. this is a great study of a flower from a point of view that most people don't consider looking at. maybe I will go about looking at the backs of flowers more often now!
26 Mar 2008 6:37am
@Rhys: Thank you, Rhys. I enjoyed your comment.
Beautifully worked in sepia! The new tonality gives the image elegance and a dreamy effect! I really like the presentation!
26 Mar 2008 6:50am
@Japanalia: Thank you, Gabriela. I was hoping for the effect you describe.
I love this monochrome processing!
26 Mar 2008 7:17am
@Craig: Many thanks, Craig.
A beautiful image, Michael. The subtle sepia is a perfect choice for this well composed, soft image. The orchids are truly lovely with their translucent quality and natural symmetry so beautifully examined here.
26 Mar 2008 9:18am
@Ron: That is an excellent interpretation, Ron. Thank you very much.
perfect. great shot
26 Mar 2008 9:38am
@Teresa Durães: Thank you, Teresa.
So soft and delicate, the sepia works wonderfully with this image. I could see this framed and hung on a wall, it's beautiful.
26 Mar 2008 9:50am
@MaryB: Thank you, Mary. That is a kind and uplifting comment.
Excellent shot, absolutely beautiful! Perfect processing.
26 Mar 2008 9:52am
@Betty: Thank you, Betty. That is very kind.
So nice and delicate...
26 Mar 2008 9:57am
@Fotoptikon: Thank you very much.
These orchids are beautiful, delicate, eye-catching in sepia.
26 Mar 2008 10:25am
@Viewfinder: Thank you so much, VF.
Gorgeous! The detail, light and processing are just fantastic!
26 Mar 2008 10:53am
@Jen: Thank you, Jen. That's a nice compliment.
Wow...love the soft lighting effects.....awesome pic
26 Mar 2008 11:48am
@Satrajit: Thank you, Satrajit, for the nice comment.
nice in B/W
26 Mar 2008 12:58pm
@nazeeh: Thank you, Nazeeh. The color is sepia.
Well done, this macro of this orchid is translucent and precise.
vu@granby - Gilles Martineau
26 Mar 2008 2:08pm
@vu@granby: Thank you, Gilles. I appreciate that.
Wonderful sepia. Charming and refined, it's a deep feeling picture.
26 Mar 2008 2:14pm
@Graça B.: Thank you, Graça. I like the way you describe it.
nice toning and softness. i like this shot alot.
26 Mar 2008 2:37pm
@dillonpic: Thank you very much, Dillon.
beautiful and delicate. I like the pp! nice job!!
26 Mar 2008 2:39pm
@Elisa: Thank you, Elisa.
I love the see through and the sepia... what a great view... beautiful
26 Mar 2008 2:44pm
@MJ: Thank you, MJ. That's a nice comment.
This is such a beautiful and serene capture Michael. The sepia adds to its beauty!
26 Mar 2008 2:48pm
@Mandy Provan: Thank you, Mandy. I like and appreciate your comment.
Very dreamy impression, I like the nostalgic touch you've added here.
26 Mar 2008 3:28pm
@MadScientist: Thank you very much, MS.
Beautiful lighting (and shadow casting) of the pinwheels. The sepia tone adds a nice effect.
26 Mar 2008 4:17pm
@Steven: Thank you, Steven. I appreciate that.
wonderful, soft image...don't like monochrome in general, but here it works great with the blur effect.
26 Mar 2008 4:27pm
@bm: Thank you, bm. That's a nice comment.
very nice tone selection and composition
26 Mar 2008 5:14pm
@yiannis krikis: Thank you, Yiannis.
It is the translucence. I stared at the shot trying to figure out why I liked it so much and I think that is it. And the composition with the dark base and light top. And the tones. Oh, everything.
26 Mar 2008 5:29pm
@Michael Rawluk: Thank you, Michael. I appreciate that.
stunning. so delicate. the tones are fabulous. love it. x
26 Mar 2008 5:40pm
@Mrs Magoo: Thank you, Mrs. M.
Oustanding work! Excellent light and composition, I like the tones too, well done!!!
26 Mar 2008 6:22pm
@Ina: thank you, Ina.
This is so sweet!
26 Mar 2008 6:58pm
@alla: Thanks, Alla.
26 Mar 2008 7:09pm
@Cathie et Michel: Merci, Cathie et Michel.
Nice job. This sepia shot is really a beautiful one, and light across the petals is so spectacular. Thank you to share it with us.
26 Mar 2008 7:47pm
@Calusarus: And thank you, Calusarus for that great comment.
Just exquisite Michael. Excellent choice with sepia! Well done.
26 Mar 2008 8:49pm
@standley: Thank you, Standley. I appreciate that.
Quelle delicatesse!! Voici un beau traitement et une merveilleuse lumière !
26 Mar 2008 9:02pm
@TILALA: Merci beaucoup, Marie.
Very well spotted and a lovely ‘personal’ pic . . full of softness and light. Nice one.
26 Mar 2008 9:31pm
@Ronnie 2¢: Thank you, Ronnie. I appreciate your interpretation.
Incredible shot Michael! The petals seem to be almost transparent. Wonderfully caught.
26 Mar 2008 10:01pm
@Tracey: Thank you, Tracey. i appreciate your comment.
This is a beautiful shot, the mood is great. And going through your pictures, I realized you're using a Point and Shoot camera! Great compositions, selection, and lighting.
27 Mar 2008 12:37am
@Andres Abon: Thank you, Andres. Yes, these days you can do a lot with a P&S. They have lots of option settings. The Optio from Pentax is an especially good one. Also the processing is just as important as the camera.
Gasp![first reaction]Gosh[2nd reaction]man this is beautiful.i can imagine seeing this framed up in a nice resturant,or a lovely card for somebody:)
27 Mar 2008 1:50am
@tyan: That's such a great comment. Thank you, Tyan.
Very nice processing - the sepia, the blur, the glow...well done!
27 Mar 2008 2:24am
@Ken McCoy: Thank you, Ken. I appreciate that.
Excellent pp, Michael!! Outstanding image!
27 Mar 2008 2:30am
@amy: Thank you, Amy. Much appreciated.
lights nymphea, very delicate
27 Mar 2008 2:32am
@vera: Very poetic. Thank you, Vera.
Wow, Beautiful shot and i like the delicate of the flower
27 Mar 2008 2:35am
@pLusOne: Thank you, P1.
La douceur est incroyable, wow Michael c'est un chef d'oeuvre...
27 Mar 2008 8:58am
@Lorraine: Merci, Lorraine. Le compliment semble encore plus gentil en français. Je ne sais pas vraiment le français bien mais je sais assez pour vérifier si Babel Fish fait vraiment un désordre hors de la traduction.
Quand je suis allée sur le site hier soir, ça ne fonctionnait pas...
Beaucoup de douceur et de délicatesse dans cette photo. J'aime bien la transparence qui laisse deviner la texture des pétales.
27 Mar 2008 9:24am
@Evelyne Dubos: Merci beaucoup, Evelyn. Je trouve également que le site Web parfois ne fonctionne pas.
Beautiful tones...beautiful light...a wonderful capture..bravo
28 Mar 2008 4:01am
@StarCosmosBleu: Thank you, Marcel.
The problem with being 43rd in line to comment is that it has all been said! This is a truly dreamlike image and the sepia treatment has reinforced that for me.
30 Mar 2008 3:45am
@drphoto: Thank you, Dan. I really appreciate your view.
great colors and I like the softness of this shot
8 Apr 2008 10:35pm
@lissa: Thank you, Lissa.
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