BetterPhoto.com - Become a better photographer today!
EMAIL:
PASSWORD:
remember me:     
     


Photo Discussion

To participate in the Forum, become a BetterPhoto member or Sign In.

 
Spiral
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner
 
Spiral
Spiral
iso 200, 40mm (Canon 17-40L), f/22, 1/2 sec, camera rotated during exposure....Today at the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, Arlington WA.
© Bob Cournoyer
bobslens.com
Canon EOS 20D Digi...
 
 
 
Colette M. Metcalf
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Colette
Colette's Gallery

member since: 4/29/2003
    Cool image, Bob!

4/14/2006 4:25:13 PM

 
Monika Sapek
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Monika
Monika's Gallery

member since: 8/31/2002
 

Fun and colorful!
Monika

4/14/2006 5:51:05 PM

 
Sharon  Day
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Sharon
Sharon 's Gallery

member since: 6/27/2004
 

Gorgeous image, Bob!!! The camera movement is awesome!

4/14/2006 6:07:53 PM

 
Sherry S. Boles
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 2/28/2005
 

Wonderful, Bob! Great effect!

4/14/2006 6:38:52 PM

 
Denise A. Johnson

member since: 9/25/2005
 

wow, looks to me like you made the best of it! love the effect....no elephants at the tromp? I want more!!! did you get many good ones?????

4/14/2006 8:22:41 PM

 
Bob Cournoyer
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Bob
Bob's Gallery
bobslens.com

member since: 2/9/2003
 

 
  Shorty
Shorty
© Bob Cournoyer
bobslens.com
Canon EOS 20D Digi...
 
Thank you!
I got some that I like, but don't know what others might like. Yikes, it's 8:30, almost time for the sack...:-)

Bob

4/14/2006 8:32:58 PM

 
Denise A. Johnson

member since: 9/25/2005
 

8:30 is bedtime????? early to bed, early to rise kinda guy huh...

4/14/2006 9:28:57 PM

 
Alisha L. Ekstrom
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 1/30/2005
 

WOW...WAY COOL! Awesome capture with effects:) LOVE all that color!

4/14/2006 10:52:45 PM

 
kerby lee pfrangle
BetterPhoto Member
Contact kerby
kerby's Gallery
pfrangle.com

member since: 4/19/2005
 

Fun effects and love the twirl of colors. Kerby

4/14/2006 11:33:38 PM

 
Cesar J. La Rosa
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 8/27/2004
 

Cool image, Bob!!! Wow! It must take some practice before you get something as perfect as that. Great colors!

4/14/2006 11:42:11 PM

 
Jenny Bosmans
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 5/24/2005
 

Fantastic image and work, Bob!! Love it!!

4/15/2006 2:18:47 AM

 
Joy Rector
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Joy
Joy's Gallery

member since: 6/26/2002
 

great shot

4/15/2006 3:49:04 AM

 
Bob Cournoyer
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Bob
Bob's Gallery
bobslens.com

member since: 2/9/2003
 

Hey, thank you all!!
The only real hard part is keeping what you decided to be the center in the center as you turn the camera...handheld that is.
Actually, last night I discovered a pint of Ben and Jerrys "Phish Food" icecream and got to bed a might later than normal....:-)
Bob

4/15/2006 6:13:32 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Jessica
Jessica's Gallery

member since: 12/2/2005
 

Wonderful effect, and I especially like that it's off center, Bob! Well done!

4/15/2006 6:27:10 AM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Corinne
Corinne's Gallery

member since: 7/31/2005
 

This is awesome Bob...looks like a spiral by Monet!

4/15/2006 7:12:59 AM

 
Dr Silly
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Dr
Dr's Gallery

member since: 4/28/2004
 

Hey Bob where you walking and spinning and looking up and down when you took this shot? LOL Love the colors. :o)

4/18/2006 2:24:13 AM

 
Bob Cournoyer
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Bob
Bob's Gallery
bobslens.com

member since: 2/9/2003
 

Thanks, Jessica, Corinne and Doc!
Actually, Doc, I was...well, not when I took the shot, but when I was looking for what my head told me I was looking for....:-)

Bob

4/18/2006 4:22:48 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Melissa
Melissa's Gallery
gurdusphoto.com

member since: 11/24/2005
 

Wonderful effect,

4/20/2006 5:52:27 PM

 
Mary N C. Taitt
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 5/18/2005
 

The camera movement with the tulips was excellent, cool title too! Mary :-)

4/20/2006 7:36:52 PM

 
Denise A. Johnson

member since: 9/25/2005
 

i guess tulip twirl woulda been to obvious? I just thought of that one...i had to come back to see this again.....looks like a finalist to me!

4/20/2006 7:53:52 PM

 
Bob Cournoyer
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Bob
Bob's Gallery
bobslens.com

member since: 2/9/2003
 

Thanks, Melissa, Mary and Incorrigible...:-)
Or maybe Flower Frolic?

Bob

4/20/2006 8:02:30 PM

 
Denise A. Johnson

member since: 9/25/2005
 

flower frolic is excellent! frolicing flowers might work too! (is that how frolicing is spelled?) I wanna put a "k" in there......oh well.......

4/20/2006 9:08:51 PM

 
Bob Cournoyer
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Bob
Bob's Gallery
bobslens.com

member since: 2/9/2003
 

Yup, if the word ends with a "C", add a "K" before the "ed" or "ing" or whatever.....:-)

4/21/2006 4:21:32 PM

 
Denise A. Johnson

member since: 9/25/2005
 

hmmmmmmmmmmmmmm...well, thanks for the english lesson........lol....this site is good for more than just photography......

4/21/2006 8:56:49 PM

 
Jenny Bosmans
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 5/24/2005
 

Congratulations on yet another fantastic finalist, Bob!! :)

5/21/2006 4:57:07 PM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 2/8/2005
 

and, yet, another! awesome! congrats!

5/21/2006 5:14:14 PM

 
Bob Cournoyer
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Bob
Bob's Gallery
bobslens.com

member since: 2/9/2003
 

Thank you Jenny and Laura.....:-)

Bob

5/21/2006 5:29:09 PM

 
Sherry S. Boles
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 2/28/2005
 

Congrats (again), Bob!

5/21/2006 8:06:17 PM

 
Susana Heide
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Susana
Susana's Gallery

member since: 7/30/2003
 

WHOA this is truly impressive Bob!!! The colorful subject is just right for this kind of image! Love the off center comp! CONGRATS on this well deserved finalist! Good luck in the golden round :o)

5/22/2006 8:20:50 PM

 
Marie Fields
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Marie
Marie's Gallery

member since: 1/28/2004
 

Fantastic image, Bob! Congratulations!

5/22/2006 8:51:39 PM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Corinne
Corinne's Gallery

member since: 7/31/2005
 

Congrats on your Finalist Bob :)

5/23/2006 6:15:18 AM

 
Dr Silly
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Dr
Dr's Gallery

member since: 4/28/2004
 

Congratulations on your finalist, BOB. :O)

5/23/2006 6:23:32 AM

 
Gen Nagase
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 5/31/2003
 

Congrats once again, Bob!!!

5/23/2006 1:05:32 PM

 
Susana Heide
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Susana
Susana's Gallery

member since: 7/30/2003
 

CONGRATULATIONS Bob!!!!!!!!!!! This is one fantastic image!!!! WTG!!!

5/23/2006 10:57:30 PM

 
Life Expressions 
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 8/11/2005
 

Congratulations on your First Place Win!

5/23/2006 11:02:05 PM

 
Dawn Leslie
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 2/9/2006
 

WTG Bob congratulations on this winner!

5/23/2006 11:11:48 PM

 
Janine Russell
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Janine
Janine's Gallery
photosbyjanine.com

member since: 6/22/2005
 

Bob, great colors and effects; congratulations on your First Place win.

5/23/2006 11:12:09 PM

 
Renee Doyle
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Renee
Renee's Gallery
renee-doyle-photography.com

member since: 1/16/2005
 

WTG Bob!!! Congratulations!!!

5/24/2006 1:13:48 AM

 
Dr Silly
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Dr
Dr's Gallery

member since: 4/28/2004
 

Congratulations BOB on you 1st place win. :O)

5/24/2006 1:22:52 AM

 
Jenny Bosmans
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 5/24/2005
 

Big Congratulations on this fantastic Winner, Bob!! :)

5/24/2006 4:23:01 AM

 
Donna W. Neal
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 10/8/2003
 

Congratulations on this creative and well deserved WINNER Bob

5/24/2006 5:04:21 AM

 
Leanne M.E. Boyd
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 4/16/2003
 

Excellent shot, Bob - Congratulations on your win!

5/24/2006 6:06:45 AM

 
Wendy Stevenson
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Wendy
Wendy's Gallery

member since: 3/28/2004
 

Congratulations on your FIRST PLACE win Bob with this very cool image! Love the in camera effects and vibrant colours!!

5/24/2006 6:28:44 AM

 
Sharon  Day
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Sharon
Sharon 's Gallery

member since: 6/27/2004
 

Big congratulations, Bob!!! I'm not surprised about this one! WTG!!!

5/24/2006 6:53:54 AM

 
Bob Cournoyer
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Bob
Bob's Gallery
bobslens.com

member since: 2/9/2003
 

Whoa, wow, I'm semi-speechless for a change...:-)
Thank you all very much!!

Bob

5/24/2006 7:15:38 AM

 
Lorri Shank
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Lorri
Lorri's Gallery

member since: 2/19/2005
 

Bob--congratulations on your first place win. I love the colors and the symmetry of the effect. Nice!

5/24/2006 7:46:35 AM

 
Kara Hendricks
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Kara
Kara's Gallery

member since: 10/18/2004
 

Wow!!! Look at you!!! Congratulations Bob!!!!!

5/24/2006 7:58:01 AM

 
Denise A. Johnson

member since: 9/25/2005
 

can I say I knew you when......CONGRATS......its what we all dream of....savor the moment.....this is as good as it gets.....tell me, how does it feel??? I am impressed!

5/24/2006 8:06:27 AM

 
Bob Cournoyer
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Bob
Bob's Gallery
bobslens.com

member since: 2/9/2003
 

This is as good as it gets? Now I'm depressed...:-)
Thanks!!

Bob

5/24/2006 8:19:09 AM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 2/8/2005
 

Congrats!

5/24/2006 9:15:11 AM

 
KHAWLA Haddad
BetterPhoto Member
Contact KHAWLA
KHAWLA's Gallery

member since: 1/23/2005
 

CONGRATULATIONS!!!

5/24/2006 10:24:11 AM

 
Denise A. Johnson

member since: 9/25/2005
 

well, I guess getting two first place winners would be better......man, you are a greedy one,lol!

5/24/2006 11:27:30 AM

 
Terry L. Ellis
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Terry
Terry's Gallery
terryellisphotography.com

member since: 8/20/2004
 

Congratulations, Bob!

5/24/2006 12:48:23 PM

 
Gen Nagase
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 5/31/2003
 

Way to go, Bob!!!
..it's worth all that hard work, isn't it?
Many congrats on the well deserved first place win, Bob!!!

5/24/2006 1:08:11 PM

 
Cathy Barrows
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Cathy
Cathy's Gallery

member since: 4/13/2003
 

Congrats on your win...cool work

5/24/2006 1:22:58 PM

 
Sherry S. Boles
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 2/28/2005
 

Congrats, Bob! I'm so shocked ~NOT!~ to see this one with gold! A wonderful winner! :)

5/24/2006 1:41:40 PM

 
Bob Cournoyer
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Bob
Bob's Gallery
bobslens.com

member since: 2/9/2003
 

Thank you all!!!
Ya know? The gold is good, well great...but getting a chance to view the astounding galleries of those of you commenting is almost better....almost...:-)

Bob

5/24/2006 1:58:21 PM

 
Denise A. Johnson

member since: 9/25/2005
 

liar,lol!

5/24/2006 2:08:01 PM

 
Joanna Pecha
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 9/5/2003
 

Wonderful effect, a well deserved win, too! Congratulations!

5/24/2006 2:09:39 PM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Corinne
Corinne's Gallery

member since: 7/31/2005
 

You speechless? That won't last for long...LOL :) I'm so happy your work received the recognition it deserves...Congrats!!! :)

5/24/2006 4:24:33 PM

 
Jessica Jenney
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Jessica
Jessica's Gallery

member since: 12/2/2005
 

Congratulations, Bob, on your lovely first place win!!!

5/25/2006 6:53:32 AM

 
Nadya Johnson
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 11/19/2004
 

AWESOME photo Bob! Especially so, because the flowers are so clear and visable even in the middle of the crazy spin! Congratulations on your stunning First Prize win!!!

5/31/2006 9:11:55 AM

 
Laura J. Smith
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 7/1/2003
 

I just found this on the front page. Congratulations, such a great pic and well-deserved first place, you do good work, buddy.

6/4/2006 7:13:38 PM

 
Bob Cournoyer
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Bob
Bob's Gallery
bobslens.com

member since: 2/9/2003
 

Thanks, Laura.....:-)

Bob

6/5/2006 7:49:25 AM

 
Michael S. Swaffar
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Michael
Michael's Gallery

member since: 8/1/2004
 

Great work, Congrats on your first place win.

6/5/2006 1:05:05 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Donna
Donna's Gallery

member since: 1/12/2004
 

This is beautiful and creative Bob, congratulations on your big win!! I just saw this on the contest home page!

5/4/2008 10:15:21 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Donna
Donna's Gallery

member since: 1/12/2004
 

Yes, this is very beautiful Bob!!! First place, AWESOME!!!

5/22/2008 11:24:45 AM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Patricia
Patricia's Gallery
patricia-coblentz-photography.com

member since: 7/6/2008
 

This popped up when I went to the contest site to see new entries...amazing image, Bob!! Congratulations all these years later...still as fantastic today!!

8/1/2010 8:07:46 AM

 
Bob Cournoyer
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Bob
Bob's Gallery
bobslens.com

member since: 2/9/2003
 

Thanks, Patti... :-)

It was at the first "Tulip Tromp" with Mr Miotke....very rainy day it was...

8/1/2010 8:16:15 AM

 
Kara Hendricks
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Kara
Kara's Gallery

member since: 10/18/2004
 

and #3....:) I saw sooo many going through your work that you should definitely resub Bob!!!

5/10/2012 2:40:34 PM

 
To participate in the Forum, become a BetterPhoto member or Sign In.

Copyright 1996-2014 BetterPhoto.com, Inc. All Rights Reserved.