See the light

© Carol Brill

See the light

Gaurav Mehra April 25, 2005

Classic capture & presentation, Carol!!! Wonderful effects used, the colors are just awesome, very beautiful indeed. #240659

Dan Holm level-classic April 25, 2005

Wowow!!! ... A masterpiece, Carol!!! You've captured something truly GORGEOUS and very special, here! I'm looking forward to seeing this again! #1288402

Jordi Delgado April 25, 2005

So beautiful, Carol!!!

:-)) #1288403

S J April 25, 2005

Unique capture and composition, Carol!! Great job!! #1288404

Evy Johansen level-classic April 25, 2005

Wow.... Awesome image, Carol! Simply beautiful! #1288423

Mata Patan April 25, 2005

Your California Poppy is fantastic, very well done Carol! #1288499

Paul Michko April 25, 2005

Wonderful lighting and perspective, Carol. #1288516

Carla Metzler April 25, 2005

Simply beautiful, Carol! #1288536

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe April 25, 2005

Excellent! #1288551

Colleen Braun April 25, 2005

I love this... #1288563

Tammy Scott April 25, 2005

Very beautiful image, Carol! Awersome color and light! #1288612

Stephanie Lyons April 25, 2005

Gorgeous Carol! I can't get enough of these Poppies! #1288696

Tom Andersen April 25, 2005

Absolutely gorgeous, Carol! Perfection! #1288783

Charlene Bayerle April 25, 2005

Outstanding Carol!!!!! #1288944

William C. Raco level-addict April 25, 2005

Wow, sensational color, light and composition.
Wonderful photo, Carol

bill
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Roger Bernabo April 25, 2005

very nice work Carol! the softness is wonderful #1289190

Colette M. Metcalf April 25, 2005

Just beautiful, Carol!!! #1290022

Marsha S. Smith April 25, 2005

This is awesomely beautiful, Carol. The lighting is simply amazing and I love the effects on the greenery. #1290196

Deborah Sandidge April 25, 2005

Beautiful colors and painterly effects, Carol, great work! #1290621

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict April 25, 2005

This is soooo beautiful, Carol, outstanding lighting and DOF!
-Debby #1291214

Terry R. Hatfield April 25, 2005

Woah!!Is This a Beauty:-)Love The Lighting And That Awesome DOF carol!! #1291477

Carol Brill April 25, 2005

Gaurav, Dan, Jordi, Sanjay, Evy, Mata, Paul, Carla, Carolyn, Colleen, Tammy, Stephanie, Tom, Charlene, Bill, Roger, Colette, Marsha, Deborah, Debby, and Terry: What a lovely response, thank you all so much for your generous comments!

No effects used here other than adjusting the contrast and utilizing a shallow DOF on my 100mm macro lens--as well as a slight breeze that parted the clouds and allowed the sun to peek out for just a second during this shot! #1291612

Danilo Piccioni level-classic April 25, 2005

Excellent!!! #1291691

Cathy Stancil April 28, 2005

This is magnificent Carol !! Absolutly gorgeous !! Well done ! #1300421

Goshka G. April 28, 2005

Just amazing, Carol!!! #1300642

Carol Brill April 28, 2005

Danilo, Cathy, and Goshka: So nice to hear from you, thanks for stopping by and commenting! #1301490

Donna Roberts April 29, 2005

Playing 'catch-up' with my comments Carol but please let me say that this is OUTSTANDING.
Love the detail you have captured in this bloom. Very well done.
:-) from 'downunder' #1302284

Carol Brill April 29, 2005

Thank you so much, Donna! #1304163

Mary K. Robison April 29, 2005

An other-worldly, impressionistic gem, Carol. We will surely see this one again next month! #1305392

Melissa L. Zavadil May 06, 2005

This is stunning! This is to be a winner NO doubt in my mind at all! Absolutely beautiful! #1325672

May 07, 2005

WOW! Absolutely beautiful with wonderful lighting and title Carol, love it! #1327331

Carol Brill May 07, 2005

Mary, Melissa, and Her: Thanks for your supportive remarks, I appreciate them immensely! #1329114

Mary K. Robison May 20, 2005

CONGRATULATIONS, CAROL!!!
This beauty is such a great choice for POTD! #1370442

Stanley J. Contrades May 20, 2005

I just opened my e-mail and this is the one at the very top, WOW!! Big CONGRATULATIONS on this beauty being selected as the POTD, Carol!! Absolutely a fabulous choice!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1370444

Karen Engelbreth May 20, 2005

Big congrats on your POTD, Carol! #1370449

S J May 20, 2005

Many Congratulations on this OUTSTANDING POTD, Carol!! #1370457

Susie Peek-Swint May 20, 2005

Beautiful Carol ~ many congrats on potd! #1370459

Dan Holm level-classic May 20, 2005

Whoa!! CONGRATULATIONS on this truly magnificent POTD, Carol!! So very well deserved! #1370460

Danilo Piccioni level-classic May 20, 2005

What a fantastic POTD!!!!!!! congratulations! #1370465

Danilo Piccioni level-classic May 20, 2005

What a fantastic POTD!!!!!!! congratulations! #1370466

Mary N C. Taitt May 20, 2005

AMAZING photo--looks like flame and light, very uplifting!!!Definitely worthy! :-) #1370469

Beau Hudspeth Photography May 20, 2005

Stunning! Congrats on POTD! #1370490

Paul E. Earl May 20, 2005

Gorgeous picture!!! #1370500

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict May 20, 2005

Congrats on this marvelous POTD, Carol!
-Debby #1370510

Darren K. Fisher level-classic May 20, 2005

WOW what a fantastic image. From the lighting to the way you composed this is just brilliant. Congrats on your POD and awesome image. #1370516

Jordi Delgado May 20, 2005

Congrats on your Picture of the Day, Carol!!! Really deserved!!

:-)) #1370559

Bill Houghton May 20, 2005

Beautiful shot Carol. Awesome image. Congratulations on your win. #1370611

Bill Houghton May 20, 2005

Beautiful shot Carol. Awesome image. Congratulations on your win. #1370612

Marsha S. Smith May 20, 2005

Gorgeous, Carol! Congratulations! on your POTD!!! #1370618

Paul Michko May 20, 2005

Awesome image for POTD, Carol. Congratulations. #1370628

Tom Andersen May 20, 2005

Super image, Carol! Congratulations on POTD! #1370647

Evy Johansen level-classic May 20, 2005

So well deserved!! Many congratulations on your beautiful POTD, Carol!! #1370682

Judy S. Fung May 20, 2005

Congrats on your POTD, Carol! #1370694

Ed Heaton May 20, 2005

Good morning Carol,
Great job and congrats on POTD! #1370703

Kathleen Clemons May 20, 2005

Gorgeous, Carol! Congrats! #1370708

Colleen Braun May 20, 2005

fantastic... #1370714

Donna W. Neal May 20, 2005

Congratulations Carol on POTD this is beautiful #1370718

Allan L. Whitehead May 20, 2005

Carol, congratulations on this marvelous POTD selection. It is very richly deserved, my dear friend - your friend, Allan #1370736

Sharon E. Lowe level-addict May 20, 2005

Carol - just gorgeous! Congrats on your POTD!! #1370743

Joy Brown May 20, 2005

Congratulations Carol...this is outstanding! #1370744

Tammy McAllister May 20, 2005

WOW Carol this is just beautiful! Congratulations on this well deserved POTD!
Tootles #1370760

Peggy Wolff May 20, 2005

Beautiful job on this Carol! Congratulations! #1370785

Tammy Scott May 20, 2005

Congratulations on your POTD!!! #1370790

Laura Clay-Ballard May 20, 2005

Gorgeous! congrats on potd. #1370812

Claudia Kuhn level-classic May 20, 2005

Really beautiful perspective Carol, congrats on your potd! #1370839

Charlene Bayerle May 20, 2005

Congratulations Carol!!!!! Well deserved!!!!! #1370877

Deborah Sandidge May 20, 2005

So great to see this outstanding image as POTD, Carol - congratulations! #1370923

Terri L. Scribner May 20, 2005

Great colors and compostition!!! Congrats on your POTD win!! #1370933

Debra Booth May 20, 2005

Gorgeous, Carol! Congrats on your POTD! #1370951

May 20, 2005

Congratulations on your outstanding POTD. #1370960

Jody R. Dingle May 20, 2005

Very Elegant!! Congrats! #1371017

Dolores Neilson May 20, 2005

Yes, very elegant and eye catching, Carol!! A beautiful winning image!! Congrats to you! #1371023

Sharon Day level-classic May 20, 2005

Congratulations on this gorgeous POTD, Carol!!! #1371099

May 20, 2005

hey this is an awesome pic. congratulations to you. #1371112

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic May 20, 2005

Congratulations on POTD..This is very Pretty..well done! Shelly~ #1371118

Diane L. Thomas May 20, 2005

Love this shot. Your work is so neat.
Congratulaations on POTD of the day.
Diane Thomas #1371132

Wally Orlowsky May 20, 2005

The DOF makes this an absolutely awesome POTD. Congratulations Carol! #1371184

Anne D. Eigen May 20, 2005

Gorgeous capture with the light and DOF, Carol! Congratulations on this wonderful POTD! #1371201

May 20, 2005

Beautiful Carol, just love it!
Congrats on your POTD! #1371220

Casey A. Hanson May 20, 2005

Congrats Carol, on a beautiful POTD! :0) #1371242

Robert N. Valine May 20, 2005

This is outstanding Carol! I love the soft focus and the play of light and color.A beautiful image and a well deserved POTD. congratulations! #1371250

Joy Rector May 20, 2005

Congrats on POTD! #1371274

Paula Showen May 20, 2005

Way to go, Carol!! Lovely image...congrats on the POTD! #1371362

Jill Flynn level-classic May 20, 2005

Congratulations Carol on this super POTD! #1371422

Meggi Raeder May 20, 2005

Congratulations, Carol! Another winner.
This is absolutely beautiful. I love the softness of the picture. Beautifully executed, Meggi Raeder #1371457

Claudette Foote May 20, 2005

So beautiful, Carol!!!Congratulations, Carol! Another winner.


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Susan T. Parady May 20, 2005

Congratulations on your POTD! This is beautiful!! #1371521

Wendy Stevenson May 20, 2005

Carol this is stunning. Beautifully done and congrats on your POTD!!! #1371528

Carla Metzler May 20, 2005

Congratulations on this wonderful POTD! #1371553

Jon Kolstad May 20, 2005

Congratulations on this beautiful POTD Carol! I really love the colors and composition. #1371568

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe May 20, 2005

Absolutely beautiful, the lighting and perspective are original and creative!! Congratulations!! #1371707

Judy A. Lawhon May 20, 2005

Just beautiful, Carol.....a well deserved "Congratulations." #1371764

May 20, 2005

Beautiful shot..congratulations on your POTD! #1371829

Melody Molinaro May 20, 2005

A+ Carol! It looks GREAT! Congrats on your well earned POTD. :o) #1371917

Michelle R. Kovach May 20, 2005

Congrats on POTD Carol! Very beautiful Shot! #1372122

Kathleen R. Struckle May 20, 2005

Just stunning!! Congrats on POTD!! #1372326

Brinn MacDougall May 20, 2005

Wow! Carol..I missed this beauty! It's really special! #1372384

Virginia L. Shuford May 20, 2005

Carol, this is a beautiful photo. I am particularly impressed by the texture of the image. It is almost like a painting. Thank you for sharing how it was made. Virginia #1372419

Pu Chen May 20, 2005

This is beautiful. I really like your take on puppy! Congratulations, Carol! #1372798

Terry R. Hatfield May 20, 2005

Congratulations On Your POTD Carol!!! #1372886

Leonard Pierce May 20, 2005

Congratulations on this very beautiful POTD Carol!!! A very well deserved honor!!! #1373092

Carol Brill May 20, 2005

What a pleasure it is to be able to share my photos with such a talented and thoughtful group of people--thank you all from the bottom of my heart for your steadfast support and encouragement, I am truly blessed. #1373352

Stephen Zacker May 20, 2005

A truly amazing and Beautiful image, Carol. Congratulations #1373440

Pam May 20, 2005

That is such a beautiful picture. #1373475

May 20, 2005

great image #1373794

Evy Johansen level-classic May 21, 2005

Many congratulations on this lovely finalist, Carol!! #1376383

Tammy Scott May 21, 2005

Congratulations, Carol! #1377008

Colleen Braun May 21, 2005

congratulations... #1377314

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe May 22, 2005

A very beautiful image, Carol...congratulations!!! #1377832

S J May 22, 2005

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Carol!! #1377987

Donna Roberts May 22, 2005

Well done Carol - congrats on this finalist and best of luck in the next round.
:-) from 'downunder' #1378081

Tom Andersen May 22, 2005

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Carol! #1378234

Claudia Kuhn level-classic May 22, 2005

So beautiful Carol! Congrats! #1378957

Judy S. Fung May 22, 2005

Congrats, Carol!! #1379937

Sandy Driscoll level-classic May 22, 2005

Just gorgeous, Carol! #1380618

Terry R. Hatfield May 22, 2005

A Big Hearty Congratulations On Your Finalist Carol:-) #1380641

Deb Holmes-Hatfield May 22, 2005

Simply stunning Carol, congratulations! #1380846

Gisela Olsson May 22, 2005

Breathtakingly beautiful! Congrats on POTD and being a finalist!!! #1381071

Deborah Sandidge May 22, 2005

I love this one, congrats on your finalists, and best of luck next round, Carol! #1381352

Paula Lechten May 22, 2005

Amazing color and light, congratulations. #1381529

Bill Houghton May 22, 2005

Beautiful finalist Carol. Congratulations #1381564

Karen Engelbreth May 22, 2005

Congrats Carol! #1381784

Carla Metzler May 22, 2005

Congratulations on your finalist, Carol! #1382142

Marsha S. Smith May 22, 2005

Congratulations, Carol, on this beauty and all your other finalists! Good luck next round! #1382353

jean ray May 22, 2005

Congratulations, Carol! This is really exquisite! Definitely not 'just another poppy photo.' Bet this is a winner. #1382663

Danilo Piccioni level-classic May 22, 2005

As I said before....Fantastic!
congrats! #1383339

Jordi Delgado May 23, 2005

Fantastic, Carol!! Congrats!!

:-)) #1383645

Dan Holm level-classic May 23, 2005

Woo Hoo!! Big CONGRATULATIONS, Carol!! #1383649

S J May 23, 2005

Now let me Congratulate you on this super POTD, Carol!! #1383716

Lori Carlson May 23, 2005

This is certainly NOT JUST ANOTHER Poppy!! Beautifully captured Carol. Congratulations on your POTD!! #1385418

Michael Khoury May 23, 2005

well-deserved Carol...congrats! :-) #1385816

Peggy Wolff May 23, 2005

Congratulations on making the finalist with this beautiful shot! The transparency is so cool on this! #1386039

Stephanie Lyons May 23, 2005

Congratulations Carol! Just beautiful! #1386984

Carol Brill May 23, 2005

A great big THANK YOU to EVERYONE, I am so grateful for your time and thoughtful remarks!!! #1387043

Gaurav Mehra May 23, 2005

Many Congratulations to you, Carol!!! #1387301

Cora Miller level-addict May 23, 2005

Super shot, Carol!!! Well deserving of all of its awards! Congratulations, twice!! #1387922

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe May 24, 2005

Congratulations, Carol!! Lovely!!
Kathleen #1388452

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe May 24, 2005

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist photo!! Great image, truly original!! #1390574

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict May 24, 2005

Congrats again on this marvelous finalist, Carol, hope to see it again!
-Debby #1391757

Leonard Pierce May 24, 2005

Congratulations Carol!!! Fantastic! #1392669

Carol Brill May 24, 2005

Many thanks to all of you! #1393068

Patricia A. Kuniega May 25, 2005

Carol, congratulations on your masterful camera work and truly artful result! #1395270

Jennifer Rennison May 25, 2005

Gorgeous, Carol! Fabulous light and dof, outstanding work! Congratulations on this beautiful finalist! #1396436

Sharon Day level-classic June 02, 2005

Congratulations on your finalist, Carol!!! This is such a beauty! #1422441

Charles J. Cangialosi June 06, 2005

Carol, Beautiful gallery. This flower is fantastic. And the 20D isn't half bad either ;) #1439275

Carol Brill June 06, 2005

Thank you, Pat, Jennifer, Sharon, and Charles!

Amen, Charles, I am thrilled with my 20D! #1439305

Bunny Snow level-classic June 04, 2010

It may be just another California Poppy, but this is not just another photograph!
This is amazing. The backlighting and the detail that you teased out through the petals of the stamen in the center is amazing!

Congratulations on you POTD and enjoy your 20D. It doesn't eat batteries like the 50D. But, no doubt you've upgraded higher by now. #8665311


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Yet another California poppy . . . .

Uploaded on April 25, 2005

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest FinalistBetterPhoto.com Photo of the Day


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