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Painted Lady
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
Painted Lady
Painted Lady
Shantzi is the beautiful elephant pictured here. All painted effects added during editing. Plus, several textures applied.
© Carla Capra
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Arthur Bohlmann
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    Really nice editing work Carla. Well Done

1/16/2013 3:46:11 PM

 
Beth OMeara
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Very interesting image, and great job with the editing.

1/16/2013 5:24:00 PM

 
Robert Jensen
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Great idea and execution

1/17/2013 6:19:48 AM

 
Carla Capra
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Thank you.

1/17/2013 6:46:20 AM

 
Kim Andelkovic (Kovic)
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Very Creative Carla.......would make for a great greeting card

1/18/2013 1:26:39 PM

 
Carla Capra
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Thank you, Kim.

1/20/2013 10:56:20 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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You are a great make up artist, Carla.

1/21/2013 12:51:38 PM

 
Carla Capra
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Oh my, Emile....lol :)
I recall seeing an elephant really painted b4. Maybe a movie or Nat Geo??? I can't recall.

I've seen this technique applied frequently on people images and thought, "Why not on an elephant", lol?
Thank you.

1/23/2013 8:27:50 AM

 
Joannie M. Bertucci
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Carla, my dad loved elephants and he would have thought this was very cool, I do too! :-) Great texture work!

1/23/2013 8:00:26 PM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist my friend!!!

2/25/2013 3:59:44 AM

 
Irene Colling
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Great effects Carla.

Congratulations on your fine Finalist.

2/25/2013 6:48:56 AM

 
Arthur Bohlmann
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Way To Go! Congratz!

2/25/2013 7:09:09 AM

 
Carol Eade
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Great work, congratulations!

2/25/2013 9:09:07 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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Huge Congratulations Carla.

2/25/2013 9:34:28 AM

 
Millieanne A. Talarico
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Unique, congratulations!

2/25/2013 11:23:11 AM

 
Kim Andelkovic (Kovic)
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Congratulations Carla on your very pretty painted Lady ;-)

2/25/2013 1:04:06 PM

 
Debra R. Harder
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OMG...this is awesome DD work, Carla! Huge congratulations on another wonderful finalist!

2/25/2013 2:58:59 PM

 
Nadia Paul
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist Carla!

2/25/2013 4:26:44 PM

 
Peggy J. Pfister
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Beautiful work, Carla! Congrats!

2/25/2013 6:40:18 PM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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Very unique and beautiful, Carla! Congratulations on your finalist!

2/26/2013 4:34:26 AM

 
Carla Capra
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Thank you all very much.

2/26/2013 6:41:04 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Congrats on this awesome finalist Carla, hope to see this again!!

jo ann c.

2/26/2013 7:00:44 AM

 
Rolando Rosito
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Very creative finalist Carla, congratulations!

2/26/2013 10:48:25 AM

 
Brian M. Jones
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Congrats on this outstanding 2nd place Gold win Carla. I am so happy for you..

2/28/2013 10:19:28 PM

 
Robert K. Bemus
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Wow...congratulations on a stunning Win, Carla!!

2/28/2013 10:55:12 PM

 
Mariann Kovats
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Gorgeous work, Carla! Huge congrats!

2/28/2013 10:59:03 PM

 
Susan Williams
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Congratulations on your Gold, Carla. Very creative and beautiful work!

3/1/2013 2:16:16 AM

 
Mary Dimitriw
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Congrats on this gorgeous winner Carla!

3/1/2013 3:43:56 AM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Very creative, Carla. Congratulations on your win!

3/1/2013 7:07:55 AM

 
Debra R. Harder
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This is so creative and brilliant, Carla! Huge congratulations on your SUPERB GOLD WINNER!!!

3/1/2013 7:52:10 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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So glad to see this with a gold badge. Well deserved and huge congratulations Carla. A work of art.

3/1/2013 8:27:47 AM

 
Arthur Bohlmann
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Whooo Hooo! Congratz on the gold!

3/1/2013 9:14:16 AM

 
Carla Capra
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Thank you all for your congrats and sharing this golden win with me. So appreciated.

3/1/2013 4:28:04 PM

 
Linda S. Smith
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Huge Congrats Carla on this beautiful Gold Win! Sooo adorable!

3/1/2013 4:28:59 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Very cool dd work Carla! Congratulations!!

3/1/2013 4:49:21 PM

 
Val Feldman
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Unique, creative and beautiful... marvelous dd work, Carla and a much deserved Gold Winner! Warmest congratulations! (As a side note, I remember seeing a program where Thai elephants actually painted - abstracts - and their paintings sold for thousands of dollars!)

3/1/2013 5:25:15 PM

 
Nadia Paul
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Congrats on your well deserved gold Carla!

3/1/2013 5:35:59 PM

 
SaMi Martin
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WOW this is so totally cool; Congrats Carla on your Gold win!

3/1/2013 6:25:13 PM

 
Martha R. Mazon
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I love the cute outfit you gave Shantzi, Carla! Beautiful work. Congratulations on your Gold for this charming and creative image!

3/1/2013 6:27:46 PM

 
Carol Eade
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Well deserved, Carla, congratulations!

3/1/2013 6:58:44 PM

 
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Fantastic work Carla, big congrats!

3/1/2013 6:58:47 PM

 
Carla Capra
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Thank you very much.

3/2/2013 10:51:05 AM

 
Gary R. Smith
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Congratulations, Carla! Top Shelf Work!!

3/2/2013 12:15:09 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Fabulous! Congratulations on your wonderful 2nd Place GOLD Winner Carla!

jo ann c.

3/2/2013 12:41:24 PM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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Hi Carla,,Big Congratulations on this beautiful win my friend!!!

3/4/2013 6:27:08 AM

 
Carla Capra
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Thank you!!

3/15/2013 7:51:38 AM

 
Alexandra Hankova
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Interesting treatment.

6/14/2013 2:36:10 AM

 
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