Up Close and Personal!


Up Close and Personal!

January 30, 2009

WOW Gorgeous!! Amazing colours and details!! Super shot!! #1075924

Joan Powell January 30, 2009

very pretty , looks like a stained glass window ! #7107027

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe January 30, 2009

An Outstanding macro Jo Ann! Jeff #7107139

Monnie Ryan January 30, 2009

Fantastic, Jo Ann! Outstanding work! #7107204

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna January 30, 2009

HOLY MOLY, Jo Ann!!!!! This is sensationally beautiful!!!!! Wonderful work on it!!!!! ;-) k #7107235

Bill Knaps January 30, 2009

Wow Jo Ann, What a beautiful Macro. Bill #7107349

Ron McEwan January 30, 2009

Most beautiful image Jo Ann, you sure have yourself a winner here in my book #7107383

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe January 30, 2009

This is the most beautiful macro I have ever seen, Jo Ann. Amazing!!!!! #7107499

JO ANN CLEVELAND January 30, 2009

Ohhhh my goodness, what wonderful comments friends! And I certainly do appreciate it too....

jo ann c. #7107611

A P January 30, 2009

Almost looks like a kaleidescope It is totally beautiful and totally cool, JoAnn #7107704

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic January 30, 2009

Very Pretty and creative, Jo Ann....Love it!! ♥ #7108140

Stefania Barbier level-addict January 31, 2009

gorgeous kaleidoscope-type image Jo Ann!!! #7108563

JO ANN CLEVELAND January 31, 2009

Thanks so much, I didn't do any effects on it, just removed a dust or pollen on a couple of places and cropped it, but thanks anyway! :) I used extension tubes to get even closer with 105 mm, f2.8

jo ann c. #7109004

Kathy L. Clark January 31, 2009

Wow Jo Ann this is perfect. I would have said it was a kaleidoscope. What a great job. #7109143

Mike Clime January 31, 2009

Excellent macro and perfectly composed! #7109273

Stephen Zacker January 31, 2009

Very Cool, colorful and creative #7109485

Linda Blair January 31, 2009

Gorgeous macro Jo Ann!!!!! #7109583

Max Aureli January 31, 2009

Amaze capture and wonderful work in this flower, Jo Ann!!! #7109694

JO ANN CLEVELAND January 31, 2009

Kathy and Ann, went back and checked and I did use Kaleidoscope! I did crop, and remove 2 spots though...:)

jo ann c. #7109708

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe January 31, 2009

Just beautiful Jo Ann ... and the perfect flower for Valentine's Day! #7109717

Rajeev 270293 Kashyap February 01, 2009

Beautiful Floral image capture Jo Ann! #7113994

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe February 01, 2009

Straight into my favorites! Great job! #7115795

Cathy Barrows February 02, 2009

this is very cool...great job #7117035

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic February 02, 2009

Great macro and effects Jo Ann!,
Amalia #7118736

Courtenay Vanderbilt February 02, 2009

Fantastic image Jo Ann! Love this! #7119427

Gary Lange February 03, 2009

I love your abstracts, Jo Ann!! Well done here! #7122327

Nikki McDonald level-classic February 05, 2009

Gorgeous result, Jo Ann. I love the symmetry and repeated patterns. #7131592

Mitch Spence level-classic February 07, 2009

Beautiful design creation, Jo Ann. #7137738

Dr. Harmeet Singh February 08, 2009

Gorgeous ..A winner here... #7141430

Elida Gutierrez February 15, 2009

This is AWESOME!!! #7169093

A P February 23, 2009

comment Pictures, Images and Photos

CONGRATULATIONS on your outstanding finalist. Best of Luck in the next round. #7198167

Tiia Vissak February 23, 2009

Congratulations! #7198203

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe February 23, 2009

Winner.......Congratulations on your finalist....good luck in the next round! #7198544

Sirsendu Gayen February 23, 2009

Congratulations! #7198966

Mitch Spence level-classic February 23, 2009

Good for you, Jo Ann. My congratulations! #7199025

Max Aureli February 23, 2009

Congratulations Jo Ann!!! :-)))) #7199061

Mark Stevens February 23, 2009

Well done Jo Ann! Mark #7199130

Jeana Clark February 23, 2009

Oh so Happy Jo Ann!!!!
Congratulations on this Awesome
Finalist!!! WTG & Best of Luck in the Next Round!!!!!!!

~J~ #7199269

Shawn Jennings level-classic February 23, 2009

WTG Jo Ann! Congratulations on your finalist! #7199598

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna February 23, 2009

FANTASTIC finalists, Jo Ann!!!!! WTG!!!!! :-) k #7199854

JO ANN CLEVELAND February 23, 2009

OMG! I didn't know,gotta go check all of them out! Thank you sooooooo much!
Well, you know I liked it, I made it my picture when I comment

jo ann cl #7199871

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe February 23, 2009

Congratulations, Jo ANN!!!!!! #7199942

Renee Doyle level-classic February 23, 2009

Woo Hoo!!!!!!!! Big congrats on this awesome finalist Jo Ann!!!! Best of luck in the next round! #7200028

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic February 23, 2009

Beautiful! Congrats and best wishes! #7200143

Colette M. Metcalf February 23, 2009

WTG! Congrats!!!! #7200441

Alex T. Mizuno February 23, 2009

Mother nature is a great designer and you perfected mother nature's work. Congratulations on your Finalist Jo Ann!!! #7200636

Monnie Ryan February 23, 2009

Hey, congratulations, Jo Ann -- quite an honor! #7200861

Susan Fox February 23, 2009

Congratulations! #7200923

Tamara K. Walker level-classic February 23, 2009


Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe February 23, 2009

Congratulations for your marvelous finalist, WTG!

ccc #7201293

Kerry Hill February 23, 2009

Huge congratulations, Jo Ann!!! #7201423

Colleen Farrell February 23, 2009

WOW!! FABULOUS! Congratulations, Jo Ann! #7201561

MELODIE C. ROBERTS February 23, 2009

HUGE Congratulations Venus!! #7201724

Nikki McDonald level-classic February 23, 2009

Wonderful job on this one, Jo Ann -- congratulations on your finalist and good luck in the next round. #7201725

Tammy Scott February 23, 2009

Congratulations on this AWESOME finalist! #7202105

Elida Gutierrez February 23, 2009

I always knew this one will make it.
Congatulations on your FINALIST!!!! #7202137

Cathy Barrows February 23, 2009

Congrats on your finalist...i knew this one would make it #7202640

Deb Koskovich February 23, 2009

Congrats, Jo Ann...gorgeous!! #7202673

Gail Vitikacs level-classic February 23, 2009

You go girl!!! Big Congratulations! #7202740

Courtenay Vanderbilt February 23, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS, Jo Ann!!! #7202804

Teresa A. Burnett level-deluxe February 23, 2009

Huge congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Jo Ann!! #7203295

David Phalen February 23, 2009

BIG Congrats on a great Finalists!! #7203658

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic February 23, 2009

Congrats on your Finalist for this beauty JoAnn!!!! WTG Girl!!! #7203856

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic February 23, 2009

Terrific capture, Jo Ann. Congrats on the Finalist award.

Usman. #7204267

frank w. degenhardt level-classic February 23, 2009

Jo Ann- This is just the most gorgeous work my dear friend and neighbor. Congratulations on the Finalist. I am hopeful that we wil see it again. #7204873

ROLAN NARMAN February 23, 2009

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist Jo Ann! #7204910

Evy Johansen level-classic February 23, 2009

Wonderful finalist!! Big congratulations Jo Ann!! #7205515

Stefania Barbier level-addict February 24, 2009

congratulations on your SPECTACULAR finalist Jo Ann!!! #7206100

Ken Smith level-classic February 24, 2009

That's a very cool shot, Jo Ann. Congrats to you!!! #7206482

Carla Metzler February 24, 2009

Congratulations, Jo Ann! :) #7206967

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe February 24, 2009

Congrats Jo Ann on this Excellent Finalist! Jeff #7207091

Melissa Olsen February 24, 2009

A BIG congrats to you for your finalist!
WTG Jo Ann! #7207631

JO ANN CLEVELAND February 24, 2009

Thank you to all of the welcomed comments!

jo ann c. #7207762

Mike Clime February 24, 2009

Congratulations on your finalist! #7208906

Barbara Waldoch level-classic February 24, 2009

Wonderful Finalist, congratulations! #7210081

Corinne M. Thompson February 24, 2009

Fabulous image, Congrats on your Finalist! #7210631

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic February 25, 2009

Such a gorgeous, GORGEOUS finalist!!!
Congratz, JoAnn!
♥Lisa #7215704

Kathy L. Clark February 28, 2009

Jo Ann I knew you would do well with this one. Big congrats to you my friend. #7225076

Linda Blair February 28, 2009

This is gorgeous....congratulations!!!! #7225660

Cheryl E. Molennor March 01, 2009

Congratulations on your excellent win! #7229805

Patrick Rouzes level-classic March 01, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS on this Phenomenal finalist, Jo Ann!!! Beautiful as your mini pic also!!! #7230887

JO ANN CLEVELAND March 01, 2009

Thanks y'all so very much for your kind comments, needless to say I was thrilled, I had made this my mini pic before it won because I really liked it too, thanks again, have a wonderful week

jo ann c. #7231017

Sharon Sawyer March 01, 2009

Jo Ann, congratulations on yur fabulous finalist!!!!!!!!!!! #7231231

Eugenio Diaz March 02, 2009

Huge Congratulations on your beautiful finalist! #7234965

Nancy (Peaches) Harker March 05, 2009


HUGE CONGRATS on your finalist!



Gary Lange March 06, 2009

Many belated congrats on this wonderful Finalist, Jo Ann! #7251479

March 22, 2009

One of my favorites for sure!!! More proof that Mother Nature is truly the greatest artist out there! Great job! #7314070

Karen Kessler April 18, 2009

This really is cool - especially the hearts in the middle! Wonderful job & congrats on the Finalist! #7418157

Luigi Di Serio April 22, 2009

Unbelievable symmetry that nature provides! You have shot, composed and cropped this to perfection! #7431748

Cindy Bendush level-classic April 24, 2009

Very cool effects and presentation Jo Ann! Congratulations! #7446857

Janet Daniel level-classic April 30, 2009

Spectacular macro, Jo Ann! Love the effects! Belated congrats! #7469273

Christine Lobsinger level-classic April 02, 2010

Oh JO ANN.. again... you impress me! My God... simply outstanding work! Very beautiful!

CONGRATS AGAIN.. a lovely Finalist Image you made here!


Marty Straub August 25, 2010

Love your mandala florals, Jo Ann. Actually I enjoy your whole gallery, and I never fail to stop to admire these gorgeous circles. Outstanding detail and comp. Very pleasing personality. #8860746

Laura E. Swan level-classic October 17, 2012

Your creativity and talents seem to know no limits. This is beautiful, Jo Ann! I'd love to see how you have decorated your home. :) !!

Great job and big congrats!

-Laura :D #10372897

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Macro of the center of flower, it looks like little hearts in the center

Effects are Kaleidoscope, had to go back to original to see what I did...lol

Exif: F Number: 4, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/10000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 180, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 105.00 mm, Model: NIKON D80

Uploaded on January 30, 2009

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