Full Bloom

© Ellen Hodges

Full Bloom

Tiia Vissak November 23, 2011

a beautiful close-up! #1425136

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe November 23, 2011

Excellent details and colors, Ellen. Beautiful!! #9826292

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe November 23, 2011

Outstanding color and detail Ellen!! #9826467

Robert R. Goodman level-addict November 23, 2011

Hi Ellen,Amazing detail and clarity my friend.About the only cactus that we don't see in the valley!!!! #9826514

Leslie McLain level-deluxe November 23, 2011

Beautiful capture and colors, Ellen. #9826560

Lindley Johnson level-classic November 23, 2011

This is so beautiful, Ellen, and not an easy flower to photograph! Well done! #9826624

Carol Flisak level-addict November 23, 2011

Beautifully captured, Ellen... love the color and details! #9827286

Mary Dimitriw level-deluxe November 23, 2011

Gorgeous color and details Ellen!! Very pretty. #9827732

Rona L. Schwarz November 23, 2011

Very pretty, Ellen! The colors and details are fabulous! #9827900

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe November 25, 2011

Your close ups always have such incredible detail with amazing compositional components. #9830742

Emile Abbott level-deluxe November 28, 2011

Fantastic detail in this floral macro Ellen. #9835300

Stefania Barbier level-addict December 14, 2011

beautiful finalist.... congratulations!!! #9865462

Tammy Espino December 14, 2011

Congrats Ellen on this beautiful finalist! :) #9865522

Douglas Pignet December 14, 2011

Congrats on this great finalist...way to go!!! #9865547

Lindley Johnson level-classic December 14, 2011

Love this beautiful finalist, Ellen - congratulations! #9865553

Nancy L. Green level-classic December 14, 2011

CONGRATULATIONS Ellen on your wonderful finalist!! <>< #9865896

Christopher Budny level-deluxe December 14, 2011

Congratulations, Ellen! #9866038

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe December 14, 2011

Congrats again, Ellen. #9866116

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict December 14, 2011

Congrats, Ellen, on this beautiful and excellent finalist!

Debby #9866124

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe December 14, 2011

Congrats on this wonderful image becoming a finalist. Good luck in the next round. #9866196

Gord MacEachern level-deluxe December 14, 2011

Big congrats on your well deserved fnalists Ellen, good luck next round!! #9866682

Rona L. Schwarz December 14, 2011

Love this wonderful blooming color, Ellen! Terrific to see it again...Congrats on the finalist and good luck in the next round! #9866685

Phyllis H. Burchett December 14, 2011

Congrats Ellen! #9866773

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe December 14, 2011

Thanks for the kind comments, friends!! Thanks, also, BP, for choosing this image!! #9866992

Ann Coates level-classic December 14, 2011

Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist, Ellen. #9867109

Leslie McLain level-deluxe December 14, 2011

Congrats on a beautiful finalist, Ellen. #9867176

JO ANN CLEVELAND December 14, 2011

Congratulations on this outstanding finalist Ellen!

jo ann c. #9867327

Susan Weisensel December 14, 2011

Congrats Ellen on this beauty, good luck to you. #9867508

Tiia Vissak December 14, 2011

Congratulations! #9867572

Renee Doyle level-classic December 14, 2011

Fantastic colour and detail!! Congratulations to you Ellen! #9867655

Stacey Williams December 15, 2011

Beautiful capture! Congratulations Ellen! #9867803

Amy M. Wilson December 15, 2011

Big congratulations on your excellent Finalist, Ellen!! #9867937

Mary Dimitriw level-deluxe December 15, 2011

Congrats Ellen on this fantastic Finalist!! #9867961

SaMi Martin December 15, 2011

Beautiful macro; Congrats on your finalist Ellen! #9868129

Emile Abbott level-deluxe December 15, 2011

Congrats on outstanding finalist, Ellen #9868216

Kathy Salerni level-classic December 15, 2011

Huge congrats on this awesome Finalist and good luck in the next round, Ellen! #9868520

Marcel J. Fernandez December 15, 2011

Ellen, Congratulation on your most beautiful Finalist. #9868597

Karen Celella level-deluxe December 15, 2011

Congratulations on your outstanding finalist, Ellen. #9868678

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe December 15, 2011

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Ellen. Best of luck to you in the next round! #9868804

Freddy Bland December 15, 2011

Congratulations, Ellen!! This is a beauty!! #9869618

Val Feldman level-deluxe December 15, 2011

Oh, wonderful, wonderful! An excellent capture and a well-deserved Finalist! Congratulations, Ellen, and all the best in the upcoming round! (Mom gives a Hi!) #9869862

Julie Burnett December 16, 2011

Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist, Ellen!! #9870709

Carol Flisak level-addict December 16, 2011

Congratulations, Ellen on this lovely finalist... I had missed it! #9871423

Phyllis A. Houghton level-deluxe December 17, 2011

Congratulations on this finalist with such perfect clarity. #9874368

Robert R. Goodman level-addict December 18, 2011

A big Congratulations my friend,WTG Ellen!!!! #9875694

Avril Young December 19, 2011

wow, congratulations Ellen this is just stunning, love the background too!! #9878324

Merna L. Nobile December 23, 2011

What could be more important in life than to know in our hearts that in everything we have tried to do, we have done our very best?
Congratulations for your magnificent contribution for the month of November, 2011.
Merna Nobile #9884386

Mary K. Robison February 01, 2012

This is SO annoying, Ellen...I have shot my Christmas cactus blooms from all kinds of angles, and they've never come close to something this beautiful. Throw in/on the water drops, and it's one fantastic capture.
Belated CONGRATULATIONS on its making Finalist! #9958722

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Christmas Cactus. Have a wonderful evening, friends!!!

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/5 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 55.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D

Uploaded on November 22, 2011

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