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BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
harmony
harmony
PhotoShop editing: desaturated, adjusted color, textured, 2 images layered
© Kathryn Love
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    Wow!! I really love your presentation of this image, Kathryn!! You're really amazing!!

8/3/2005 12:46:52 AM

 
Paul Sikora

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Kathryn, this is an absolutely beautifulimage. A great composition

8/3/2005 1:26:48 AM

 
Ermanno Radice
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Wonderful composition, beautiful effects, nicely done, Kathryn!

8/3/2005 1:41:20 AM

 
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Kathryn

Beautiful color nice background and very nicely done.

Kerby

8/3/2005 1:51:27 AM

 
Paul Michko
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Great image, Kathryn.

8/3/2005 2:26:26 AM

 
Colleen Braun
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very creative...

8/3/2005 2:38:24 AM

 
Donald K. Cherry
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Very beautiful image and great effects work, Kathryn!!

8/3/2005 2:46:03 AM

 
Marsha S. Smith
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Your effects work is brilliant, as always. Gorgeous shot!

8/3/2005 2:52:35 AM

 
Mary Timman
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Just gorgeous. Very creative and colors are great. Great PS work.

8/3/2005 3:49:04 AM

 
Tammy Scott
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Lovely image and nice effects, Kathryn!

8/3/2005 3:59:45 AM

 
Cathy Gregor
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Beautiful work, Kathryn!

8/3/2005 4:25:04 AM

 
Leanne M.E. Boyd
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I like this, Kathryn! It looks like a piece of tapistry.

8/3/2005 5:28:32 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Just Beautiful!!! great shot, Kathryn!

8/3/2005 5:40:34 AM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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wow wow wow! fabulous!

8/3/2005 5:45:01 AM

 
Marcie A. Fowler
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Beautifully done Kathryn!!!

8/3/2005 5:45:38 AM

 
Kathryn Love
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thanks so much Sanjay, Paul S, Ermanno, Kerby, Paul M, Colleen, Donald, Marsha, Mary T, Tammy, Cathy, Leanne, Linda, Laura, and Marcie for the kind words :)

8/3/2005 6:15:41 AM

 
Kirsi Bertolini
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Well done! I love the colors and shades and the crop, very creative!

8/3/2005 6:25:33 AM

 
Deb Holmes
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Very creative Kathlryn, beautiful colors and great texture!

8/3/2005 6:25:50 AM

 
Paul E. Earl
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WOW!! Very beautiful and creative image!!

8/3/2005 6:37:37 AM

 
Kathleen K. Parker
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Great PS work. Love the photo and the background you created. I would like this as a wallpaper, too, Kathryn!
kk

8/3/2005 7:10:43 AM

 
Donna W. Neal
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Love what you have done here, excellent Kathryn

8/3/2005 7:21:41 AM

 
Roger Bernabo
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Thats so lovely Kathryn! I like your artistic touch!

8/3/2005 7:52:47 AM

 
Lynn Crawford
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This is beautiful Kathryn, I love the images that you have put together, your editing skills are wonderful :)

8/3/2005 9:20:46 AM

 
Susan T. Evans
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Beautifully done Kathryn!!! love it!

8/3/2005 9:41:15 AM

 
Laurence Saliba
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I thought I was seeing wrong!! lol that shadow!!! Great PS work as always Kathryn!!!

8/3/2005 10:57:20 AM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Very pretty....well done and love the effects :)

8/3/2005 11:38:44 AM

 
Judy S. Fung
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Lovely image and work, Kathryn!

8/3/2005 12:26:56 PM

 
William C. Raco
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Very nice color, patterns and textures.
Very pretty, Kathryn

bill

8/3/2005 1:29:48 PM

 
Kathryn Love
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thank you all so much for the great feedback :) (another middle of the night stroke of luck - lol)

here are the original images I used

8/3/2005 1:56:00 PM

 
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  originals
originals
© Kathryn Love
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oops... let me try that again

8/3/2005 1:56:57 PM

 
Cathy Barrows
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fab ps work...fine art at its finest

8/3/2005 2:16:09 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Looking at your original photos, I'm really impressed with the PS work it took for you to create the final elegant image, Kathryn. So well done!!

8/3/2005 3:07:05 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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REally nice Kathryn! Nice effects and coloring!

8/3/2005 3:20:28 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Super PS work. Very different and pretty. Like the shadows

8/3/2005 3:27:28 PM

 
Vicki Hunt
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This is one of my favorites of yours! Looks like an oriental painting!

8/3/2005 5:27:09 PM

 
Bobbie Davis
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WOW!!!! I can't believe you took those two images and made this one!!!! AWESOME PS work!!!

8/3/2005 6:40:41 PM

 
Kara Hendricks
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What fantastic work you have done on this Kathryn... Love the vertical crop.

8/4/2005 7:58:45 AM

 
Noel Baebler
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Wonderful, wonderful work, Kathryn!!!

8/5/2005 12:16:42 PM

 
Kevin Burns
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I can see the wonderful thought that went into this great image and art work!!

8/5/2005 4:14:51 PM

 
Roger D. Meador
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This is a wonderful piece of work.

8/29/2005 3:04:05 PM

 
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I like the layering of this image.

9/5/2005 9:17:51 AM

 
Kathryn Love
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thanks so much for commenting Cathy, Mary, Claudia, Stephen, Vicki, Bobbie, Kara, Noel, Kevin, Roger, and the Judges

9/10/2005 11:36:18 AM

 
Mary Timman
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Way to go girl..Congratulations and Good Luck.

9/24/2005 4:49:36 AM

 
Joline Frazier
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Totally magnificent. Congratulations and good luck.

9/24/2005 9:01:00 AM

 
Deb Holmes
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Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Kathryn, way to go!

9/24/2005 1:19:09 PM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations on this super finalist, Kathryn!!

9/24/2005 2:07:10 PM

 
Donna J. Taff
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist win, Kathryn!!!!

9/25/2005 12:28:41 PM

 
Vicki Hunt
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I am not surprised! You know how I love this! congrats!!!

9/25/2005 4:20:08 PM

 
Debra Booth
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Beautiful, Kathryn! You do such lovely work! Congrats and good luck!!

9/25/2005 7:24:55 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Kathryn!
Best Wishes,
Debby

9/25/2005 7:38:22 PM

 
Judy S. Fung
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Congrats, Kathryn!

9/26/2005 4:19:06 AM

 
Leonard Pierce
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Congratulations on your second place win Kathryn!!! Great job!!

9/26/2005 10:15:36 PM

 
Dan J. Holm
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COINGRATULATIONS on you VERY well deserved WIN, Kathryn!!!

9/26/2005 10:18:35 PM

 
Charlene Bayerle
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Congratulations Kathryn...well deserved!!!!!

9/26/2005 10:19:08 PM

 
kerby lee pfrangle
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Kathryn congratulations on your second place win. Awesome job.

Kerby

9/26/2005 10:58:02 PM

 
Amanda Price
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Kathryn, I absolutely LOVE this! Congratulations on your win!

9/26/2005 11:14:30 PM

 
Vicki Hunt
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Way to go!!! congrats!

9/27/2005 2:28:39 AM

 
Kathryn Love
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OH
MY
GOSH!!!

thank you all for the great feedback!!

I am honored to be chosen by the BP judges!

9/27/2005 3:37:40 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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CONGRATULATIONS to you Kathryn!!!!!

9/27/2005 3:48:59 AM

 
ADILSON F. FERREIRA
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Congratulations on your winn Kathryn!!!

9/27/2005 3:54:09 AM

 
Kathleen Clemons
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Congrats to you, Kathryn!

9/27/2005 4:11:44 AM

 
Mary Timman
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Congrats Kathryn. You have done a great job.

9/27/2005 4:43:05 AM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations on your second place win Kathryn :)

9/27/2005 4:56:01 AM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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one of my all-time favorites! wtg .. congrats!

9/27/2005 6:23:20 AM

 
Steve Mescha
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Nice going, Kathryn! Congradulations!!!

9/27/2005 6:24:05 AM

 
Laurence Saliba
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Congratulations Kathryn!!!!!!!!!!

9/27/2005 7:13:00 AM

 
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Congratulations!!!!

LeoDADO Da Vinci

9/27/2005 8:37:17 AM

 
KHAWLA Haddad
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Congratulations on your wonderful Second place winner!!!!!!

9/27/2005 9:05:17 AM

 
Susan T. Evans
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Congrats Kathryn!!!

9/27/2005 10:20:18 AM

 
Ermanno Radice
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Congratulations on your wonderful second place winner, Kathryn!!!!!!

9/27/2005 12:28:44 PM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations on this beautiful win, Kathryn!!

9/27/2005 12:57:31 PM

 
William C. Raco
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Congratulations, Kathryn!

bill

9/27/2005 1:10:26 PM

 
Cathy Barrows
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congrats on your win...gorgeous work

9/27/2005 1:47:42 PM

 
Judy S. Fung
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Congrats on your win, Kathryn!

9/27/2005 4:00:17 PM

 
Debra Booth
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Congratulations, Kathryn!!

9/27/2005 4:29:33 PM

 
Kathryn Love
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Len, Dan, Char, Kerby, Amanda, Vicki, Colette, Adilson, Kathleen, Mary, Kay, Laura, Steve, Laurence, leoDado, Kelly, Susan, Ermanno, Jenny, Bill, Cathy, Judy, and Debra - thank you all for the kind congrats!!

9/27/2005 5:52:33 PM

 
Gary Minish
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This is a gorgeous wall hanger, Kathryn! A very creative concept and beautifully executed. A very appropriate winner. Congratulations!!

9/27/2005 11:35:30 PM

 
Allan L. Whitehead
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Kathryn, congratulations on this magnificent win in last month's contest in the 'Digital Darkroom' category. It is truly richly deserved, my very dear friend - your good friend, Allan

9/28/2005 3:42:32 AM

 
Karen Bacon
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Congratulations Kathryn!

9/28/2005 5:35:06 AM

 
Deb Holmes
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Congratulations on this awesome winner Kathryn!

9/28/2005 8:28:21 AM

 
Donna J. Taff
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Congratulations on your beautiful win, Kathryn!!!

9/28/2005 11:46:22 AM

 
Terry  R. Hatfield
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Congratulations On Your Winning Image Kathryn!!

9/28/2005 4:17:45 PM

 
Mary N C. Taitt
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Congratulations on your win! Uniue and interesting and pretty. Mary :-)

9/28/2005 9:31:25 PM

 
Kathryn Love
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thank you for the kind words Gary, Allan, Karen, Deb, Donna, Terry, and Mary :)

I am thrilled this image made it to second place

9/29/2005 2:59:42 AM

 
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Congratulations Kathryn!! :0)

9/29/2005 12:26:46 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Creative and beautiful. Congratulations

9/30/2005 7:08:58 PM

 
Noel Baebler
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I totally missed your win! Huzzah! Huzzah! Huzzah!

11/23/2005 3:25:02 PM

 
Kathryn Love
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LOL!! this was from Aug you silly! where have you been hiding?

11/23/2005 3:43:28 PM

 
Norman P. Banks
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This is mine kind of image, Kathryn & though it's late, Congrats on a well deserved win. (smile)

Norm ,:-)

1/6/2006 6:52:48 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Interesting design, beautiful comp!! Congrats!

11/16/2006 11:46:43 AM

 
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