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To document the city in an attempt to inspire an appreciation and understanding of the uniqueness of Detroit, her buildings, and her people.

Speramus meliora; resurget cineribus.
We hope for better things; it will arise from the ashes.

Andre Muliana from Jakarta, Indonesia

Really nice... I like the sky & clouds as well, such a nice background for the flowers & leafs..

1 Oct 2009 7:03am

mabo from Honolulu, United States

Nice!! sunflower seems like smiling...

1 Oct 2009 7:44am

Sophie from Budapest, Hungary

what a lovely picture in my morning. really great colors and composition! :)

1 Oct 2009 8:56am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Spectacular Ralph, composition, colour, light, time of day, sharpness are all there.

1 Oct 2009 11:21am

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Beautiful capture with great clarity and color. The sky makes a perfect backdrop to this composition.

1 Oct 2009 12:34pm

Amanda from Jersey City, United States

Great shot to warm us up today! My sister is in Michigan and had to scrape her windows this morning!!

1 Oct 2009 12:45pm

@Amanda: Yep, it's cccccold. I am bundled in sweatshirts and hoodies and still looking for more winter clothes to put on.


nice shot

1 Oct 2009 1:08pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Very nice cheerful shot.

1 Oct 2009 1:18pm

k@ from Paris, France

Such a happy brightness, makes me smile with joy ! (no sky no sun in Paris today, yours are welcome :)

1 Oct 2009 1:34pm

Barbara Kile from United States

Nice comp and love the colors! Nice work!

1 Oct 2009 1:37pm

Onlymehdi from Wayne, United States


1 Oct 2009 1:40pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Gorgeous picture .

1 Oct 2009 2:08pm

Dawn from Maryland, United States

Nice capture!! Love that you got the clouds and blue sky with the sunflowers! : )

1 Oct 2009 2:09pm

fabrizio perelli from Roma, Italy

wow great shot ralph fantastic colors all is perfect

1 Oct 2009 2:23pm

Fusao Tamaki from Tokyo, Japan

so happy now! like swimming in sunflowers.

1 Oct 2009 2:36pm

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

brilliant frame, BRAVO

1 Oct 2009 3:05pm

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

So bright; I really like the wide angle treatment of this.

1 Oct 2009 3:20pm

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

5 stars ! This one is perfection, and reminds me VanGogh "sunflowers":-)

1 Oct 2009 4:21pm

Dulcie from Danville, CA, United States

These sunflowers are so warm and crisp seen against the blue blue sky and wispy clouds. Yummy!

1 Oct 2009 4:37pm

warnesworld from Norwich, United Kingdom

Beautiful shot.

1 Oct 2009 7:10pm

Macrobaby from Vancouver, Canada

Sunflowers couldn't be more perfect. Great shot with the sky!

1 Oct 2009 7:31pm

manel from Girona, Spain

Magnífica la composición. El cielo de fondo le hace resaltar mucho. Enhorabuena.

1 Oct 2009 7:53pm

Veronelle from Lens, France

fantastic capture

1 Oct 2009 7:58pm

philippe from dijon, France

Vraiment superbe, bravo et bonne soirée, Philippe.
My other blog.....

1 Oct 2009 8:23pm

Tomix from landerneau, France

wonderful shot! great details and sky!!

1 Oct 2009 10:00pm

charlenecollins from Kingston, Jamaica

Wonderful happy picture with such great contrasts

1 Oct 2009 11:39pm

Chris Pereira from San Jose, CA, United States

yay sunflowers :)

2 Oct 2009 2:22am

dabbler from Minneapolis, United States

perfectly framed and vivid - wonderful shot!

2 Oct 2009 11:25am

stephanie from taipei, Taiwan

it's saying hello to you!
i love sunflowers~

2 Oct 2009 3:30pm

Mr Jintro from New Bury, United Kingdom

Ch-Ching! That's the money shot!

3 Oct 2009 9:00am

David from Detroit, United States

You do such a great job with such a wide range of subjects. Very enjoyable. This is a very happy photo!

3 Oct 2009 2:21pm

mekYuh from KeyL, Malaysia

a very happy day ;p

7 Oct 2009 1:32pm