The Last Hurrah

© Val Feldman

The Last Hurrah

Gord MacEachern level-deluxe September 28, 2010

But what a grand Hurrah it is Valarie, very well done!! #1312383

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe September 28, 2010

Such gorgeous soft colors with great detail and comp Valarie. Truly a beauty Last Hurrah! #8934242

Ron McEwan September 28, 2010

We look like Eskimos in the house around here. Just turned the AC off a few days ago. I refuse to have two utility bills LOL. This is a gorgeous shot Valarie like the softness you got here the color is right on I can almost smell int all the way here. #8934293

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-classic September 28, 2010

Fantastic tones and colors. Gorgeous floral Valarie.
JP #8934310

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 28, 2010

Very-Very Beautifully captured Val! With this cooler weather our roses are really doing well! Jeff #8934401

Carol Eade level-addict September 28, 2010

This is so soft and beautiful, Valarie! #8934433

Robert R. Goodman level-addict September 28, 2010

Hi Valarie,This is a winner my friend.What a gorgeous flower,great color and lighting.Trying to stay out of the heat today,another warm one!!!!! #8934440

Maria A. Gonzalez September 28, 2010

Hi,Val..This is just beautiful,elegant and love the pastels color tones and lighting.I like the softness you capture in this floral.Very well composed,my friend..Very pretty and delicate. #8934501

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe September 28, 2010

Astoundingly beautiful, and captured to perfection, Val!!! Just gorgeous!! #8934533

Bojan Bencic level-classic September 28, 2010

Great soft light and color, Valarie. Lovely rose. #8934601

Monnie Ryan September 28, 2010

Lovely, soft rose, Valarie -- beautiful! Thankfully, it's cooled off here too! #8934681

Jack Ryan September 28, 2010

Beautiful image...very well composed with excellent color and clarity. Well done. (Glad it has cooled of for you...but I am in no hurry for winter...!!!) #8934735

Patrick Rouzes level-classic September 28, 2010

Beautiful soft tones, colors,lighting, clarity, b/g & presentation! Lovely image & outstanding work, Valarie! WTG! #8934738

Melissa G. Meiselman September 28, 2010

Beautiful floral composition, Valarie!!

Melissa #8934828

Gina Cormier level-classic September 28, 2010

Oh....I can smell it from here!!! Such a beautiful image with soft color and wonderful detail!!!!!!!!!! Another perfect image Val!!!! #8934847

Freddy Bland September 28, 2010

Valarie, outstanding capture of this fragrant rose..sad to see summer go, but then again fall is nice, too! Wonderful comp and colors!! #8934941

Marty Straub September 28, 2010

Wonderfully soft with an inner energy that has the power to create. A gorgeous floral macro, Valarie. a gorgeous expression of beauty. #8935001

Tammy Espino September 28, 2010

Beautiful soft capture :) #8935360

Carol L. Fowler September 28, 2010

Beautiful rose! Yes, our weather has cooled down too. Fall is not far away #8935509

Joannie Bertucci level-classic September 28, 2010

Yee-ha! Only in Texas can you find the finest of everything! :-) Flawless composition Valarie with splended treatment and presentation! #8935548

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna September 28, 2010

GORGEOUS macro of this beautiful flower, Val! :-) k #8935648

Sam Britt September 28, 2010

Beautiful rose, great color, detail & lighting, Val. #8935835

Val Feldman level-deluxe September 28, 2010

Thanks BP People for stopping by and commenting - much appreciated! ~Val #8935916

Terry Cervi level-classic September 29, 2010

What a grand exit it made, Val! Beautiful job! #8936665

Val Feldman level-deluxe September 29, 2010

Thank you, Terry! #8936733

Julianne Bradford September 29, 2010

What a beauty Val! So soft and lovely
:-) #8936999

Patricia Seidler September 29, 2010

Stunning! How did I miss this? #8937109

Val Feldman level-deluxe September 29, 2010

Why, thanks Julianne and Pat for stopping by - always nice to see you here...thanks for your wonderful comments! ~Val #8937212

Jim Baines September 29, 2010

Man! Pistil Packin' Val sure put some texture on those pink petals!! You are just always outdoing yourownself, how do you stand it!?!? Mornin' air feels good, huh?? #8937240

Julie Burnett September 30, 2010

Elegant, soft, beautifully composed, excellent clarity, this has VF written all over it!! Gorgeous, Val! #8938480

Laura E. Swan level-classic October 03, 2010

And a BIG Hurrah to you on this one Valarie! It's gorgeous!

I snickered at your title. I thought...HUMM! I BET SHE PLAYS BEJEWELED!

(If you dont, never mind. It's part of the game that is called this, is all!)

-Laura #8944660

Julie Burnett October 15, 2010

Huge congrats on this fabulous finalist, Cuz!! I wish you the best of luck!! #8968374

Terry Cervi level-classic October 15, 2010

No surprise here, Val! Gorgeous! Congrats on your Finalist! #8968380

Douglas Pignet October 15, 2010

Congratulations on your Finalist Award!
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Carol Eade level-addict October 15, 2010

Beautiful finalist, Valarie, congratulations! #8968868

Tammy Espino October 15, 2010

Congrats on this awesome finalist :) #8969009

Stefania Barbier level-addict October 15, 2010

congratulations on your gorgeous finalist!!! #8969108

Jack Ryan October 15, 2010

Congratulations...very much deserved. #8969426

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic October 15, 2010

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8969689

Val Feldman level-deluxe October 15, 2010

Thanks so much everyone - it's been a busy couple of weeks here but I hope to be back posting soon. In the meantime, thank you all very much for your kind support...as always, you're the best! ~Val #8969854

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe October 15, 2010

Congratulations on this exquisite image! #8970012

Carrie M. Groseclose level-classic October 15, 2010

Congratulations on your gorgeous Finalist Valarie! #8970164

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe October 15, 2010

Congrats on this beautiful finalist, Valarie. Think we will see this again. #8970205

Jim Baines October 15, 2010

See ya at the Winners Circle munchin' Hors d'oeuvres and sippin' wine from the petals! CONGRATULATIONS, VAL!!! #8970719

Diane E. Deming level-classic October 15, 2010

Congratulations, Valarie! Another gorgeous finalist. #8970983

Carol L. Fowler October 15, 2010

Big Congrats Val! #8971056

Ann Coates level-classic October 15, 2010

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist Valarie. #8971065

Rona L. Schwarz October 15, 2010

Oh my, this is so spectacular, Val! The soft, delicate colors and tones coupled with exquisite detail and clarity makes this Last Hurrah very special indeed! MANY CONGRATULATIONS on this superb Finalist and Good Luck in the next round - I have a feeling we'll be seeing this one again! #8971128

Patti Coblentz October 15, 2010

So graceful and gorgeous, Val...congratulations on your finalist :) #8971644

Sam Britt October 15, 2010

Big Congratulations on this finalist, Val!! #8971834

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe October 15, 2010

Congrats on a super fantastic and beautiful finalist, Val!! Very best luck in the next round!! #8972357

Barbara Waldoch level-classic October 15, 2010

Congratulations on your beautiful Finalist, Valarie! #8972398

Joannie Bertucci level-classic October 15, 2010

What a gorgeous rose Valarie, but of course it is, it's a Texas rose! Everything about your presentation of this rose is divine! Congrats on your "pink beauty" Finalist!

Did you watch the Texas Ranger game tonight? :-( #8972544

Debra R. Harder October 16, 2010

Everything you do, Valarie, is absolutely breathtaking!! This is gorgeous! Huge congratulations on your beautiful finalist! Deb #8973878

Merna L. Nobile October 16, 2010

Every month, with our camera in hand, we go out and find what we hope will be the “winning photo.”
Those of us that don’t get recognized, just continue to search for that special image, until one day the Congratulations come pouring in from some of the best artist and friends anyone could image.
So to the Better Photo winners for the month of September, I congratulate you on a job so well done.
My very best to all of you, Merna Nobile
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Nadia Paul October 16, 2010

So delicate and beautiful Val - congrats on your finalist! #8974795

Julianne Bradford October 16, 2010

Congrats on this beautiful finalist Valarie! #8974799

Robert R. Goodman level-addict October 16, 2010

Hi Valarie,And a big congratulations to you my friend!!! #8974834

Maria A. Gonzalez October 16, 2010

Congratulations,Val on your beautiful finalist and good luck in the next round.. #8975030

Freddy Bland October 16, 2010

Huge congratulations, Val!!! A most-deserving finalist!! #8975315

Gina Cormier level-classic October 18, 2010

Congrats on this beauty!!!!!! :-) #8981676

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Description

Zilker Botanical Gardens - Austin, TX

One of the last roses blooming in the Rose Garden at Zilker. Our first cold front poured thru yesterday - Goodbye 100 plus degree temps...at least for the time being...

Flowers

Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 5/1000 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 320, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 105.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300

Uploaded on September 28, 2010

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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