42 points - 1st Place
End of Year Place:
Judges' comments:Beautiful color contrasts; veins on the leaves lead to the center of interest; no distractions
Maker's notes:Original Photo Shot in the La Crosse Green House. Heavily modified using Photoshope to highlight edges and liquify the flower and leaves to make it look like a painting. Shot with and 18-135mm zoon set at 79mm. Manual mode f/36, ISO 800, 1/40 second mounted on a tripod.