Rainy Day Irises

© Colleen Farrell

Rainy Day Irises

Uploaded: October 11, 2008


Exif: F Number: 20, Exposure Bias Value: 1.00, ExposureTime: 1/30 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 52.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300


KARU WIJESUNDARA. A.N.P.A.S. October 11, 2008


KARU. #1014726

Nancy (Peaches) Harker October 11, 2008

WOW, AWSOME Colleen, FANTASTIC and sooooooooooooooo PRETTY!!! #6586121

October 11, 2008

Beautifuly done! I love the colors and tones. #6586130

ROLAN NARMAN October 11, 2008

Lovely floral image Colleen! #6586161

Kerry Hill October 11, 2008

Beautiful Colleen! Gorgeous colours and tones, very pretty! #6586204

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic October 11, 2008

Beautiful colors, lighting and presentation, Colleen. UB. #6586238

Stefania Barbier level-addict October 12, 2008

gorgeous Colleen... love the subtle colors...! #6586243

Dr. Harmeet Singh October 12, 2008

Gorgeous ... #6586318

Aimee S. McMaster October 12, 2008

....very pretty Colleen..lovey pastels....Aimee #6586523

MELODIE C. ROBERTS October 12, 2008

Pleasing Pastels Colleen
Wonderful work as Usual!!! #6586661

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe October 12, 2008

Perfect! #6586778

Kumiko Parkinson October 12, 2008

Love this background, beautiful floral, Colleen! #6587084

William C. Raco level-classic October 12, 2008

So very beautiful!
Wonderful photo, Colleen #6587109

Sam Britt October 12, 2008

Beautiful floral image, Colleen. Was this image actually shot through wet glass? #6587424

Max Aureli October 12, 2008

Great floral composition, Colleen!! Very beautiful!! #6587928

Colleen Farrell October 12, 2008

Thanks so much for the great comments, everybody! I really appreciate it.

Sam, this is a composite of two photos--one was the window with rain running down it, the other, the irises. I'll try to upload them here just so you can see their real color! :) #6587936

Vladan D. Djordjevic October 12, 2008

Lovely floral image with terrific effects, soft colors and great composition, Colleen! #6588040

maria Warren October 12, 2008

this is so beautiful I really like the colors on this #6588155

Susan Weisensel October 12, 2008

I love what you did with the two pictures Colleen, wish I could do that. Love the color of this beautiful image. #6588573

A P October 12, 2008

You took two so-so captures and turned it into something so incredibly beautiful Colleen. Like I said I missed your talent. So glad you're back! :-) #6588852

Janet McNeil level-classic October 12, 2008

Simply stunning!!! And thanks for showing us how!! #6589183

Heather Thorsen October 13, 2008

So delicate and beautiful Colleen. #6591478

Sherran Andersen level-classic October 13, 2008

Wonderful colours, clarity and comp Colleen. Sherran #6592608

Heidi Knight October 13, 2008

Beautiful and well done!!! #6593508

Theresa Marie Jones level-deluxe October 13, 2008

Magnificent colors and creative!
Love it! #6594265

Colleen Farrell October 13, 2008

Thanks so much, everybody--I appreciate your great comments! #6595135

Eugenio Diaz October 14, 2008

I L I K E D THIS !!! How lovely #6596063

Tiia Vissak October 14, 2008

a beautiful image! #6598082

Colleen Farrell October 14, 2008

Thank you, Eugenio and Tiia! #6598271

Karen E. Baumann October 14, 2008

Wow! The impact really comes after seeing the two before images and then, to see what you created from them. Awesome! Thanks for sharing the two images, Colleen. #6598377

Bill Knaps October 14, 2008

Another beautiful floral. Wow...Bill #6599077

Colleen Farrell October 14, 2008

Thank you very much, Karen and Bill! #6599187

Dianna Murphy October 15, 2008

Soft, elegant, dreamy, beautiful! #6603095

Laurie Daily level-deluxe October 15, 2008

You are incredible and thanks so much for sharing, Colleen! #6604948

Phil Stith October 16, 2008

Again, I'm amazed at your talent and creativity. Terrific capture! #6610374

Colleen Farrell October 16, 2008

Thank you, Dianna, Laurie and Phil! #6611591

Nikki McDonald level-classic October 17, 2008

Beautiful colors and what a lovely combination, Colleen. Wonderful work. #6616466

Colleen Farrell October 20, 2008

Thanks very much, Nikki! #6629500

Terry L. Ellis level-classic October 21, 2008

Beautifully creative, artistic piece, Colleen! Love this! #6634917

Colleen Farrell October 21, 2008

Thank you so much, Terry! #6635088

Susan M. Campbell October 25, 2008

Ooooo...I like this. The rain drops are a nice addition to these lovely irises. #6658383

Colleen Farrell October 27, 2008

Thank you, Susan! #6668192

Mitch Spence level-classic October 29, 2008

I think this may be one of my all time favorite florals of yours, Colleen. There's something about this particular combination of colors and textures that must really push my buttons, and of course, the raindrops . . . #6678685

Colleen Farrell October 30, 2008

Thanks so much, Mitch! I appreciate your great comments. #6681648

Jennifer L. Alder November 02, 2008

Colleen the finished product here is stunning. And to even see the transformation you made is FABULOUS. Really top of the line work- good luck with this one. :) #6696538

Colleen Farrell November 04, 2008

Thanks very much, Jennifer! I really appreciate your wonderful comments. #6708025

Susie Peek-Swint November 11, 2008

How beautiful ~ like a fine painting Colleen ~ many congrats on POTD! #6737605

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic November 11, 2008

Huge congratulations,Colleen on your wonderful POTD!! #6737616

Margaret R. Barry level-classic November 11, 2008

Congratulations on your beautiful POTD, Colleen! #6737629

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic November 11, 2008

Congrats. on this superb shot and a well deserved POTD, Colleen.

UB. #6737639

Les Rhoades level-classic November 11, 2008

Congrats on your POTD selection! #6737641

Melinda F. Schneider level-classic November 11, 2008

A stunning pastel, Colleen. Congratulations!!! #6737680

Tommy E. Burgess November 11, 2008

Congratulations on a well deserved POTD Colleen! #6737692

Karen Engelbreth November 11, 2008

Big congrats on your POTD, Colleen - wonderful work :0) #6737694

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe November 11, 2008

So very beautiful Colleen, congratulations on your POTD! #6737810

Kate Jackson level-classic November 11, 2008

Absolutely stunningly beautiful Colleen! Cokngrats on a wonderful POTD! #6737878

Donna R. Moratelli November 11, 2008

Congratulations on POTD, Colleen! #6738025

Wally Orlowsky November 11, 2008

Gorgeous tones and creative setup on this POTD, Colleen!!! #6738052

Deb Koskovich November 11, 2008

Hooray for you, Colleen! Congrats on this very deserving POTD! #6738310

MELODIE C. ROBERTS November 11, 2008

WoooooooooooooHoooooooooo Colleen!!!
Fantastic POTD!!!
Congratulations!!! #6738326

Nikki McDonald level-classic November 11, 2008

Congratulations for the POTD on this stunning image, Colleen. I just love the final palette. #6738334

Tiia Vissak November 11, 2008

Congratulations! #6738343

Mary K. Robison November 11, 2008

Gorgeous combination of pastel pink with aquamarine, Colleen ~ a superb composite of photos!
Congratulations on this well-earned POTD! #6738398

Ken Smith level-classic November 11, 2008

So beautiful, Colleen..congrats to you! #6738403

Ann Mulholland November 11, 2008

congrats! this is absolutely gorgeous! I love the colors.

Paula Dwyer November 11, 2008

Beautiful!!! :) #6738445

Stephanie Frey November 11, 2008

Congratulations on your very beautiful POTD, Colleen! #6738541

Anita Hogue November 11, 2008

Congratulations on this gorgeous POTD, Colleen! #6738549

Kara L. Hendricks November 11, 2008

Congratulations Colleen!!! #6738597

Marilyn Flanagan November 11, 2008

Yum! Congratulations on a very well-deserved POTD, Colleen! #6738623

Johnnie Ann Gaskill November 11, 2008

Congratulations, Colleen, on your POTD. The beautiful image is very deserving of that honor. Thanks so much for letting us know about the two images you combined to create this one. #6738654

Jill Battaglia November 11, 2008

Big congrats Colleen! Excellent work. :-) #6738685

Casey A. Hanson November 11, 2008

Very pretty, Colleen. Congrats on your POTD! :0) #6738691

Kathy L. Clark November 11, 2008

Congrats Colleen on your lovely POTD. Wonderful composition & tones. #6738703

Linda D. Lester level-classic November 11, 2008

Beautiful....Congratulations! #6738708

Courtenay Vanderbilt November 11, 2008

Congrats Colleen! So sorry I missed this before! Very cool how you explained your creation. #6738720

Jessica Jenney November 11, 2008

Huge congrats on this gorgeous POTD, Colleen!!! #6738737

Guy D. Biechele level-classic November 11, 2008

Beautiful color! Congratulations on your POTD. #6738769

Eivor Kuchta November 11, 2008

How beautiful, Colleen! Congratulations on your POTD! #6738845

Kaye Burazin November 11, 2008

Fabulous, congrats on your POTD. #6738856

Daniella Puente November 11, 2008

CONGRATS on this beauty POTD Colleen!!! #6738940

Nancy (Peaches) Harker November 11, 2008

HUGE CONGRATS on your AWSOME POTD Collen, onto the winner's circle!! #6738969

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna November 11, 2008

WTGG!!!!! Congratulations for the POTD on the gorgeous image!!!!!! ♫ k #6739002

Lori Carlson November 11, 2008

Excellent work, Colleen!!! I adore the tones! And thanks so much for sharing your vision of it with the two photos! Inspiring! Congrats on all of your recognition and enjoy your big day!! :0) #6739014

Datha Y. Thompson November 11, 2008

CONGRATS Colleen!!!! Excellent work girl!! Love it :0) #6739030

Terry L. Ellis level-classic November 11, 2008

Congratulations, Colleen, on this fantastic POTD! A personal favorite! Full of attitude! #6739041

Linda Blair November 11, 2008

Beautiful image...congrats on POTD!!!! #6739049

Sharon Day level-classic November 11, 2008

Beautiful capture, Colleen!!! Congratulations on your POTD! #6739050

November 11, 2008

Well done!!! #6739055

Lindley Johnson level-classic November 11, 2008

Quite beautiful, Colleen! I love the soft colors and the terrific work you did - thanks for sharing the originals. Big congratulations on your POTD! #6739086

Terri L. Scribner November 11, 2008

I see winner all over this! BEAUTIFUL! #6739106

Leslie McLain level-deluxe November 11, 2008

Congrats on your beautiful POTD. Very creative. #6739158

Jean E. Hildebrant November 11, 2008

Beautiful and so artistic! Amazing transformation! Congrat's on POTD Colleen!!! #6739198

Muna A. Al Zaabi November 11, 2008

Your creation is amazing, Congrats on the POTD. #6739250

Christine Czernin level-classic November 11, 2008

Congratulations on this wonderful POTD.
I can only repeat what was said before here.
BEAUTIFUL! #6739324

Larry L. Redmon level-deluxe November 11, 2008

Fantastic shot, Colleen! #6739333

Laurie Daily level-deluxe November 11, 2008

There is not much left to say, Colleen, except that I was sure we would see this again! Congrats on your beautiful POTD!!! #6739364

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic November 11, 2008

Beautiful, Colleen!
Big congratz on your wonderful POTD!
~Lisa♥ #6739392

Leslie J. Morris level-deluxe November 11, 2008

WoooHoooo! Congrats Colleen! Leslie #6739400

Denise Denomy November 11, 2008

CONGRATULATIONS!!! :0) #6739412

Dianna Murphy November 11, 2008

Yeah POTD! congrat. Well deserved. #6739608

Colleen Farrell November 11, 2008

WOW!! How exciting! I woke up to find a huge number of new email messages and I was wondering what that was all about! lol

Thanks to BP, and thanks SO much to my BP friends for your fantastic encouragement and congrats--I really appreciate it!!


Sam Britt November 11, 2008

Congratulations on this beautiful POTD, Colleen. #6739768

Debra R. Harder November 11, 2008

WHOOOO-HOOOOO! WTG, Colleen! BIG CONGRATS on your SUPERB POTD!! Deb #6739769

Erica Murphy level-deluxe November 11, 2008

Beautiful image Colleen!! Congrats on being chosen for the POTD!! #6739942

Laurel Burk-Sherman November 11, 2008

Congrats on your POTD, Colleen! It is well deserved - absolutely stunning image!!! #6739956

William C. Raco level-classic November 11, 2008

How very beautiful
Congratulations on the POTD recognition, Colleen #6739958

Jeana Clark November 11, 2008

Terrific Work Colleen!!!
Much Deserved POTD!!!

~J~ #6740002

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe November 11, 2008

HEY Colleen, Congrats on the POTD! I love your work!
kk #6740063

Carol Teal November 11, 2008

Congrats on POTD Colleen!! Beautiful capture! #6740118

Dean Bertoncelj November 11, 2008

so beautifull ... and my daughter Iris say hi ;-) #6740200

A P November 11, 2008

Didn't I tell you how lovely these were? Such a gorgeous POTD and congratulations Colleen. It must be a thrill! #6740221

Katarina Mansson November 11, 2008

Beautiful pastel colors, details and light. Congratulations on your POTD! #6740240

Josselyne Klecanda November 11, 2008

Beautiful! Congrats. #6740419

Susan Fox November 11, 2008

Congratulations Colleen! #6740452

ronda chatelle level-classic November 11, 2008

A quick favorite for me Colleen! Absolutely FANTASTIC work! I love it! Congratulations on your POTD! #6740457

Cindy Bendush level-classic November 11, 2008

So lovely Colleen! Super congrats on your POTD! #6740602

Colleen Farrell November 11, 2008

Thank you so much, everybody! It certainly was a great way to start the day! :D #6740625

Mitch Spence level-classic November 11, 2008

Congratulations, of course, Colleen, on this delightful picture as a POTD, a favorite of mine--one of the many among your beauties but perhaps right up there at the top even among all those I have to choose from. #6740780

Donna R. Wageman November 11, 2008

How innovative and beautiful!
Congratulations!!!!!!!!!!! #6740804

Cary Rogers November 11, 2008

Super Congrats, on this wonderful POTD, Colleen!! Great blending, and a really nice contrasting of pink against cyan! #6740912

Joy Rector November 11, 2008

congrats on the POTD #6741130

Corinne M. Thompson November 11, 2008

I never would have known this was a composite image if you hadn't of said so. You did a fabulous job, congrats on the well deserved POTD! #6741135

Jim Sack November 11, 2008

I just began receiving Photo of the Day and this was a great introduction! Congratulations, Colleen! #6741324

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe November 11, 2008

Congratulations on your wonderful POTD, Colleen! #6741500

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe November 11, 2008

Congrats Colleen on your beautiful and well deserved POTD! Jeff #6741559

Lois Adomite level-classic November 11, 2008

Congrats on POTD, well deserved. Lois #6741682

Sharon Sawyer November 11, 2008

Colleen, congratulations on your well deserved POTD!!!! #6742212

Shirley A. Kinney November 11, 2008

Congratulations on your POTD, Colleen. Well deserved. This is beautiful. #6742699

Laura L. Gonzales November 11, 2008

WOW, WTG Colleen!! Wonderful work!!! This is so beautiful!!!! Congratulations on this outstanding POTD!!!!! Laura #6742819

Anne M. Young level-addict November 12, 2008

Super Stunning - love your work! Congratulations... #6743217

Colleen Farrell November 12, 2008

Thanks so much, everybody! I sure appreciate your wonderful comments and congrats! #6745363

Michelle L. Frick November 12, 2008

Wondrously beautiful Colleen! Congratulations on your POTD! #6745507

Patricia Ronan November 12, 2008

Gorgeous image Coleen!!!! Congrats on your POTD:) #6746687

Colleen Farrell November 12, 2008

Thank you, Michelle and Patricia! #6748074

Cheryl Meisel November 14, 2008

Oooooooooooh this is so beautiful! PICTURE PERFECT!
BIG CONGRATS on your wins with this great shot!
Cherylm #6753080

Cheryl Meisel November 14, 2008

Oooooooooooh this is so beautiful! PICTURE PERFECT!
BIG CONGRATS on your wins with this great shot!
Cherylm #6753081

jean ray November 14, 2008

Wonderful image of a favorite flower! I thought you had shot through a window until I read your explanation. Great effect. Congrats on your POD. #6756986

Holly Hitchcock November 17, 2008

What a pretty image, Colleen. Delicate color choices make this dreamy and dew-like.

Nice job! Congrats!!! #6767670

Colleen Farrell November 22, 2008

Thank you so much, Cheryl, Jean and Holly! #6787590

Rubeena KP January 13, 2009

Wow! Great image here, Colleen.Loved your PP.The image looks so natural :) #7022494

Colleen Farrell January 14, 2009

Thanks very much, Rubeena! #7029553

Carol Engstrom level-addict January 17, 2009

Great shot! Love the colors. #7044389

Colleen Farrell February 05, 2009

Thank you, Carol--wow, I'm sorry I didn't see your comment until today! #7132060

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