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Fairyland
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Fairyland
Fairyland
We rarely see fog where I live in Santa Fe, but there it was so I grabbed my camera and just down the road I came upon this scene.
55mm, f/22, 1/6s, ISO 100 and of course, a bit of photoshop.

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Ruth Grimm
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    You captured a stunningly beautiful scene Karen!! What a GREAT find!
I swear if I squint my eyes just so, I can see fairy-folk in your image!! :)

2/20/2009 2:02:11 PM

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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What a gorgeous shot with fantastic ps work. I really love it.. A fave for me!

2/20/2009 2:54:23 PM

 
Joan Powell
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beautiful , looks like an oil painting !

2/20/2009 3:56:28 PM

 
Donna R. Wageman
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Oh My - what a beauty!

2/20/2009 5:04:24 PM

 
Judy A. Lawhon
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Just down the road??????? Wow...incredibly beautiful composition and effects, Karen!!

2/20/2009 5:11:40 PM

 
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Beautiful image, you did a great job.

2/20/2009 5:30:53 PM

 
Susan Weisensel
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This is gorgeous, I would love to photograph this even if there was no fog.

2/20/2009 5:42:09 PM

 
Rod Partington
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Wow! A real,live enchanted forest! Awesome image here,Karen!

2/20/2009 6:13:06 PM

 
Karen Waters
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Thank you everyone! I'm most grateful for your kind words. :)

2/20/2009 6:19:01 PM

 
Julianna J. Collett
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You captured the fog and the light just beautifully

2/20/2009 6:20:46 PM

 
Dawn M. Schneider
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karen, this is an amazing image, just beautiful

2/20/2009 6:57:39 PM

 
Valentin M. Armianu
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Outstanding image and effects

2/20/2009 7:49:40 PM

 
Michelle Alton
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Looks just like an old English oil painting. Perfect capture.

2/21/2009 4:34:29 AM

 
Douglas Mcgraw
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Fantastic, Perfect Capture, Your right its as if you can see Fairy Folk just lerking in the fog.

2/22/2009 9:47:05 AM

 
Carolyn M. DAlessandro
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WOW!!! Karen, this is an incredible capture...simply outstanding!! I can see the dancing fairies playing hide and seek...Hang this on your wall and make it big.
Bravo,well done!!!

2/25/2009 5:10:52 AM

 
Joyce A. Meck
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Karen - this is quite stunning. Can't believe you found this scene in SF!! Soft, enticing, enchantingly beautiful! Would love to print this on Gold Fibre Silk....

2/25/2009 6:58:05 AM

 
Remi Trepanier
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Gorgeous shot Karen !!!

2/26/2009 2:47:59 PM

 
Karen Waters
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Thank you all so much!

Carolyn, I DO have this on my wall at 11x14, but perhaps your right...even bigger would be better. Thanks for the suggestion!

And Joyce, I may take you up on that Gold Fibre Silk...how big can you make it? :)

2/26/2009 4:25:12 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Gorgeous light!
Beautiful scene!
~lisa

3/6/2009 3:29:35 AM

 
Aggie Villanueva
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So fabulous. Karen, you have got to enter this into some exhibits.

Joyce, where did you find the gold fibre silk? It sound wonderful. Kinda like the japenese water something paper I'm checking out.

3/8/2009 12:13:33 PM

 
Remi Trepanier
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Your gallery is beautiful and I especialy love this one. Look like a fairy tale!! :)

3/11/2009 11:54:41 AM

 
Lynn M. Whitt
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Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist....

3/25/2009 12:20:04 PM

 
Aggie Villanueva
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Huge congrats Karen. You just can't stop winning stuff can you??!!

3/25/2009 1:00:12 PM

 
mark grandoni

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I love the mood, congratulations Karen!

3/25/2009 10:05:18 PM

 
Jeana Clark
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Outstaning Finalist!!!!

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!

~J~

3/26/2009 9:13:03 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Really special Karen! Congratulations on your finalist!

3/26/2009 3:27:52 PM

 
A P
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Awesome CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR OUTSTANDING WINNER!!

3/26/2009 5:07:29 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Perfect title for this beautiful image!! Big congratulations on your win, Karen!

3/26/2009 5:57:44 PM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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Terrific win! Congratulations!

3/26/2009 6:30:56 PM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Congratulations on your fabulous winner, Karen!

3/26/2009 9:12:48 PM

 
Cora Miller
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Wonderful mood. Congratulations on your win, Karen.

3/26/2009 10:46:07 PM

 
Rhonda Burger
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C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S !!!
Rhonda

3/27/2009 12:31:08 PM

 
Karen Waters
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Thanks everyone! :)

3/27/2009 12:36:59 PM

 
Carolyn M. DAlessandro
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Bravo Karen...Bravo!

3/27/2009 7:14:32 PM

 
Philippe Vieux-Jeanton
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Congratulations Karen ! (IMO, the jury could have pick this one too..)

3/28/2009 12:51:02 AM

 
Amalia Elena Veralli
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Stunning photo! Congratulations

3/28/2009 6:38:10 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Congratulations on your WIN Karen!

3/28/2009 1:48:18 PM

 
Wanda Judd
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Karen, congratulations...

3/28/2009 2:10:28 PM

 
Usman Bajwa
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CONGRATS. on getting Golden

Usman.

4/1/2009 12:30:22 AM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Congratulations Karen on your Win!!!

Dominick

4/2/2009 2:05:05 AM

 
Elida Gutierrez
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CONGRATULATIONS!!!

"Cup Full of Daisies"


A Special Trophy for

"February Winners"

4/2/2009 7:19:25 AM

 
Elaine Eastman
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A true fairyland! How wonderful!

4/2/2009 7:49:30 PM

 
Susan J. Allen
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Outstanding work! The capture of light couldn't be more perfect! Perfect in every way! Congrats!

4/4/2009 11:14:37 PM

 
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