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Dad's Old Boots
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Dad's Old Boots
Dad's Old Boots
Still have a lot of good days left. Muddy from their last use, they rest on a quilt rack dad made on our front porch.
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Kristy A. Keene
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    Wonderful Capture! HTD!!!!

2/10/2010 2:59:19 AM

 
Nikki McDonald
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What a great shot, Sonya, and the tones and textures are excellent, too. Love the way they are peeking out from this hole.

2/10/2010 3:02:46 AM

 
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Kristy and Nikki, thank you so much for looking and posting. Happy Theme Day.

Stay safe.

2/10/2010 3:17:53 AM

 
Joy Rector
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great shot

2/10/2010 4:10:10 AM

 
Katarina Mansson
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Creative framing and lovely tones/textures! HTD Sonya!

2/10/2010 4:23:54 AM

 
Sonya L. Hatfield-Hall
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Thank you, Joy and Katta, for looking and posting to this image. Happy Theme Day

Stay safe

2/10/2010 4:38:43 AM

 
Teri Klinger
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very unique! cool shot!

2/10/2010 5:22:14 AM

 
Sonya L. Hatfield-Hall
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Teri, thanks a million for viewing and commenting on Dad's Old Boots.

2/10/2010 5:29:51 AM

 
Jane Holestine
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Great capture, Sonya. Wonderful textures, tones, and framing.

2/10/2010 5:54:42 AM

 
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Thank you very much Jane for you comments and viewing. I'm glad you like it.

Happy Theme Day!

Stay Safe

Oops Teri ... Stay Safe and Happy Theme Day to you too!

2/10/2010 5:57:01 AM

 
Chuck Bruton
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Nice framing, good tone and detail

2/10/2010 6:55:16 AM

 
David Phalen
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Love the tones, textures and framing!! HTD!!

2/10/2010 7:00:49 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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Terrific framing idea here, Sonya. The rough fence makes a perfect surrounding for the old boots.

2/10/2010 8:15:13 AM

 
Sonya L. Hatfield-Hall
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David and Mitch, thanks loads for the feedback.

Happy Theme Day!

Stay Safe

2/10/2010 8:23:52 AM

 
Elida Gutierrez
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Well seen and captured!!

HTD!!!

2/10/2010 12:44:32 PM

 
Bob Cournoyer
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Truly well framed... ;-)

Happy Theme Day!

2/10/2010 5:48:02 PM

 
Errick L. Cameron
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Neat take and good framing. HTD

2/10/2010 6:54:40 PM

 
Sonya L. Hatfield-Hall
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Honestly what I saw first was the boots through another cut out in the quilt rack. When I could not get what I wanted, I started taking shots from different angles. I was standing over it shooting at an angle down when I spied the arch. It took me several attempts to get something close to what I wanted.

Thanks for the kind words and I'm so glad you all, Elida, Bob and Errick, as well as all those posting before like Dad's Old Boots

2/10/2010 7:02:15 PM

 
Leslie McLain
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Terrific framing image.

2/11/2010 4:33:09 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Excellent use of framing, textures, design and details. HTD!

2/11/2010 4:00:30 PM

 
Sonya L. Hatfield-Hall
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Thank you Leslie and Donna.

2/12/2010 3:00:50 AM

 
Sharon  C. Hinze
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Sonya, still a wonderful image! Well worth all the work you did. Congrats on your finalist.
Sharon

3/26/2010 4:21:39 PM

 
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Thank you. Couldn't have done it without you and the others.

3/26/2010 5:25:04 PM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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Well, these boots have done their work...this is a terrific image, Sonya...congratulations!!

Patti

3/26/2010 6:09:51 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Very happy to see the recognition for this terrific image, Sonya. Congratulations on the finalist and good luck in the next round.

3/26/2010 7:46:15 PM

 
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Patti and Nikki thank you both.

3/27/2010 12:33:19 AM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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And here they are again!!! BIG congratulations on this fantastic winning image, Sonya!!

Patti

3/29/2010 5:34:49 AM

 
Sonya L. Hatfield-Hall
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Yes, there they are again. They walked their way to a my first BP anything beyond an EP. It took a lot of help from fellow photographers/friends to get those boots to this level.

Thanks for joining them for their trek through the world of BP.

3/29/2010 5:48:20 AM

 
Bob Cournoyer
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Well, look at you all glittery gold!!!! I'm way happy for you... :-)

Bob

3/29/2010 5:58:58 AM

 
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Thank you very much, Bob. I'm still in a bit of shock.

3/29/2010 6:13:46 AM

 
Sharon  C. Hinze
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Hey Sonya....them boots were made for walking...right up to the gold!! Congrats.
Sharon

3/29/2010 6:43:28 AM

 
Monnie Ryan
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Wonderful capture, Sonya - congratulations on a well-deserved win!

3/29/2010 7:46:28 AM

 
Craig W. Myers
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Really great! Congratulations.

3/29/2010 9:52:59 AM

 
Sonya L. Hatfield-Hall
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Yep, Sharon, they sure have taken me down a new road. Thank you for your input.

Thank you all for the words of congrats.

3/29/2010 10:21:22 AM

 
Mark Dodge
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Ha! Check it out! Congratulations, Sonya! Way to win the gold. Well done!

3/29/2010 2:39:50 PM

 
Sonya L. Hatfield-Hall
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Thanks Mark. Ditto the congratulation on your win. I'll have to find that wonderful flower.

3/29/2010 3:05:40 PM

 
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Sonya, You must be like wiked happy! LOL. This shot did good for you. I know I was way happy with my first finalist ever this month. Quite a feat you accomplished given how many shots are submitted.

3/29/2010 5:29:20 PM

 
Sonya L. Hatfield-Hall
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Thank you John, I'm very happy, but mainly surprised.

I cannot find your image. give me the link. and congratulations.

3/29/2010 5:45:58 PM

 
john forrant
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Sonya, Not sure this will work but here is link. http://www.betterphoto.com/forms/discussionDetail.asp?threadID=1237061

3/29/2010 5:49:40 PM

 
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http://www.betterphoto.com/gallery/dynoGallDetail.asp?photoID=9735950&catID=37641&contestCatID=8&rowNumber=70&camID=

3/29/2010 5:53:03 PM

 
Sonya L. Hatfield-Hall
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Thank you. Lovely image ... see my comments : )

3/29/2010 5:58:35 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Great job, Sonya -- first finalist goes gold! Doesn't happen often :) Congratulations!

3/29/2010 6:00:11 PM

 
Sonya L. Hatfield-Hall
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Thank you Nikki.

3/29/2010 10:41:50 PM

 
Usman Bajwa
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Wonderful capture and CONGRATZ. on your Gold win!!

UB.

3/30/2010 12:25:33 AM

 
Susana Heide
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WOW!!! Impressive and creative angle!! A hearty CONGRATS to you on this fantastic WIN, Sonya!!! GO CELEBRATE :O)))

3/30/2010 4:04:31 PM

 
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I've been celebrating a little. I keep checking to see if they changed their minds.

Thank you both very much.

3/30/2010 6:29:22 PM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Big Congratulations to you Sonya. This was such a novel idea and it came out perfect!

3/30/2010 8:20:38 PM

 
Sonya L. Hatfield-Hall
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Thank you Kristi

3/31/2010 3:38:50 AM

 
Anne McKinnell
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Hey, this looks familiar! Way to go Sonya!!

4/1/2010 4:32:43 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Congratulations on your creative win Sonya!

5/4/2010 9:12:49 PM

 
Sarah A. Christian
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Sonya, this is a fantastic capture! Everything about it is wonderful, and as with Cooney, there is a story to be told!

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