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Curves
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Curves
Curves
Nikkor 28-105 @ 40mm
1/320 @ f5 - TTL flash
Taken in a neighbors garden.
Enhanced in PSCS2 - slight buzz.

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Nadine A. Lewis
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    Karen, this is beautiful! I love it a lot. Everything about it is awesome!

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6/19/2006 6:04:35 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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The Buzz works very well here, Karen! A beautifully composed image!

6/19/2006 6:38:17 AM

 
Marcie A. Fowler
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This is absolutely beautiful Karen. Excellent composition and perfect touch of buzz effect.

6/19/2006 7:10:36 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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Beautiful capture and effects, Karen!

6/19/2006 8:07:48 AM

 
Pamela Shane
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I love the curves, colors, & comp Karen - looks like a painting!! :)

6/19/2006 8:19:13 AM

 
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WOW!!!! I LOVE THIS SOOOOO MUCH!!!!

6/19/2006 8:47:57 AM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Very, very, VERY beautiful, Karen!! Wow! This is such a perfect image! What a wonderful illustration it would make, in a book! Outstanding in all respects!

6/19/2006 1:40:08 PM

 
Emile Abbott
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Oh I really like this Karen, very beautiful.

6/19/2006 3:51:18 PM

 
Paula Dwyer
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Wow this is so beautiful! Incredible colors and effects. Fantastic image!!

6/19/2006 5:02:40 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Gorgeous!!

6/19/2006 5:36:26 PM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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Beautiful Karen,you need to put your autograph in the lower right hand corner.Fantastic image!!!!!!!!

6/19/2006 6:19:33 PM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Charming, Karen! The effects and colors are lovely.

6/19/2006 6:21:39 PM

 
Kenneth Mucke
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WOWWWWWWWWW.....this is AMAZING....this is truly so beautiful Karen....The colors are perfect as is the use of buzz....way to go....

6/19/2006 6:37:32 PM

 
Nancy L. Green
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Sooo lovely Karen!! Are we in Oz? <><

6/19/2006 7:14:22 PM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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Definitely one to feel good about...the touch of buzz with your skillful eye on composition really makes this one lovely image!

6/19/2006 8:49:33 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Karen, excellent colors, composition, lighting and effects.

6/19/2006 11:41:24 PM

 
Roxanne M. Bubar
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Karen, this is GORGEOUS!!!!!! Beautiful colors, lighting and effects.

6/20/2006 3:24:41 AM

 
Karen Slagle
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Thanks so much to everyone for all the fantastic remarks. I so appreciate all of you.....

6/20/2006 5:24:56 AM

 
Pat Gamwell
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Fabulous fairytale image, Karen! The effects are perfect!!

6/20/2006 10:23:29 PM

 
Karen Slagle
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Thank you Pat...

6/21/2006 4:57:22 AM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Beautiful!!!

6/21/2006 11:28:04 AM

 
Karen Slagle
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Thanks alot, Shelly.

6/21/2006 12:13:47 PM

 
Carla Metzler
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I just came back to admire this some more...beautiful, Karen!

6/23/2006 6:07:15 AM

 
Karen Slagle
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Thank you Carla. I took it to be printed today for the lady that owns the garden. I hope it turns out. I'm glad you like it..

6/23/2006 2:57:28 PM

 
Jill Odice
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Just getting around to catching uo after my trip....This is wonderful...Like a beautiful Santa Fe garden :-) Nice work Karen!

6/25/2006 8:47:44 AM

 
Karen Slagle
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Thank you Jill...

6/25/2006 12:51:33 PM

 
Wendy Stevenson
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A gorgeous image and wonderful art work Karen. I realy like the composition and wonderful bright happy colours!!

6/26/2006 8:20:29 PM

 
Karen Slagle
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Thanks so much Wendy.

6/27/2006 5:53:48 AM

 
Kenneth Mucke
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WAY TO GO Karen....Congrats on your finalist

7/24/2006 8:54:28 PM

 
Pat Gamwell
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Well deserved creation, Karen! CONGRATS!

7/24/2006 10:11:49 PM

 
Nadya Johnson
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So glad to see this gorgeous image in the finals, Karen! Congratulations!

7/24/2006 10:57:13 PM

 
Stephanie A. Laird
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Another Awesome Image Karen! Congratulations!

7/25/2006 5:10:01 AM

 
Marcie A. Fowler
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A big congrats to you Karen.

7/25/2006 5:41:51 AM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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A favorite of mine!!! Congratulations, Karen, on this awesome finalist!

7/25/2006 6:13:04 AM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist, Karen! :)

7/25/2006 7:28:33 AM

 
Sandy Stigliano
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Congratulations, Karen! I love this one.

7/25/2006 7:29:19 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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Huge double finalist congratulations Karen. Good luck in next round.

7/25/2006 8:28:04 AM

 
Marilyn K. Lincecum
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Congratulations Karen on this gorgeous fianlist..I don't know how I missed it, but I love it. Good luck in the next round !!

7/25/2006 8:41:10 AM

 
Jill Odice
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I really love this, congrats!

7/25/2006 10:52:18 AM

 
Nancy L. Green
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Congratulations Karen!! Very well deserved!! <><

7/25/2006 5:05:52 PM

 
Ronald F. Fischer
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Congratulations on this awesome finalist!

7/25/2006 6:46:07 PM

 
Carla Metzler
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Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Karen!

7/25/2006 10:32:37 PM

 
Karen Slagle
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I want to say "Thank You" to everyone for all the nice remarks about this image. I appreciate everyone taking the time to look and comment...

7/26/2006 11:30:34 AM

 
Husain Akhtar
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Warm congratulations!

7/27/2006 8:04:07 AM

 
Karen Slagle
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Thank you MH, I appreciate your nice remarks...

7/27/2006 10:48:03 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Impressive use of effects, congratulations on your win!

7/28/2006 12:12:37 AM

 
Marilyn K. Lincecum
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Congratulations Karen on this fantastic win !!

7/28/2006 12:29:22 AM

 
She-She Killough
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Great lines and color!!! Congratulations on this FABULOUS WIN!!!

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7/28/2006 12:55:51 AM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations on this fantastic winner, Karen! :)

7/28/2006 3:21:39 AM

 
Pamela Shane
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Congratulations Karen on your winner!!
:)

7/28/2006 3:50:15 AM

 
Nancy L. Green
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Congratulations Karen on this well deserved winn!! <><

7/28/2006 5:42:12 AM

 
Marcie A. Fowler
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A great big congrats to you for your well deserved win with this beautiful image!!

7/28/2006 6:07:05 AM

 
Jill Flynn
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Congratulations on your win Karen!

7/28/2006 7:56:49 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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Congratulations, Karen! :D

7/28/2006 8:39:03 AM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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I just knew it!! Love it, Karen! Congratulations on this beauty of a win!!!

7/28/2006 8:45:32 AM

 
Nadya Johnson
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A HUGE congratulations, Karen!! Loved this photo from the first and so glad to see it earned a golden oval!! Wonderful!

7/28/2006 11:34:40 AM

 
Mick Burkey
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Congrats on the win, Karen. Beautiful work and great use of the effect! Really winderful image!!

7/28/2006 12:07:31 PM

 
Karen Slagle
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Thanks to one and all for the wonderful comments on this image. I appreciate all of you.

7/28/2006 3:48:04 PM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Such beautiful colors...like a walk through the flower gardens. Congratulations Karen on this marvelous Winner!

7/28/2006 10:09:50 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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CONGRATULATIONS on your WIN, Karen! This is beautiful!!

7/29/2006 4:10:05 AM

 
Karen Slagle
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Thanks so much Kristi and Colette.

7/29/2006 5:27:07 AM

 
Tina Mordo-Chamberlain
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Congrats! This is a fantastic picture, I could see it hanging on the wall nicely framed!

7/29/2006 5:36:03 AM

 
Cathy Barrows
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Congrats on your win...very pretty

7/29/2006 10:16:07 AM

 
Karen Slagle
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Thanks alot Tina and Cathy...

7/29/2006 7:29:47 PM

 
Nadine A. Lewis
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WOW Karen...your a WINNER! I'm so happy for you, you and this image are soooooo deserving!!!!

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7/30/2006 5:42:09 AM

 
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Congrats on your lovely second place win, Karen!

7/30/2006 7:27:27 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Karen, congratulations on your Second Place win.

7/30/2006 10:08:01 PM

 
Karen Slagle
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Big thanks to Nadine, Robin and Janine for leaving all the positive comments.

7/31/2006 6:10:08 AM

 
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Congrats Karen on your outstanding 2nd Place! Great composition and colors! Jeff

8/1/2006 6:35:39 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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Congratulations Karen on this outstanding 2nd place win.

8/1/2006 2:35:58 PM

 
Karen Slagle
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Thanks so much Jeff and Emile...

8/1/2006 3:27:03 PM

 
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Beautiful! Excellent art work. Congratulations!!

8/4/2006 10:47:36 AM

 
Karen Slagle
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Thank you William - you have some gorgeous images in your gallery.

8/4/2006 2:23:56 PM

 
Paula Kelly
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Fantastic! ive tryed so many time with Corel carnt get my imges as good as this. congradulations.....

8/18/2006 8:14:01 AM

 
Karen Slagle
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Thank you Paula - I used a buzz filter on this.

8/22/2006 6:24:48 AM

 
Nadia Paul
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Wonderful image Karen - congrats on your win!

8/29/2006 4:52:38 AM

 
Karen Slagle
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Thank you Nadia...

8/29/2006 5:58:25 AM

 
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BEAUTIFUL IMAGE KAREN
CONGRATULATIONS ON A WELL DESERVED WIN
JOHN

12/3/2006 3:57:00 PM

 
Karen Slagle
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Thank you John.

12/3/2006 6:04:29 PM

 
Vladan D. Djordjevic
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Great composition, color, effects!

1/20/2007 2:57:31 AM

 
Karen Slagle
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Thank you for the compliments, Vladan.

1/20/2007 7:30:37 AM

 

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Hi Karen. I'm from a family of "cowboys" so I really enjoyed looking thru your gallery. This one is also exquisite with the bright color of clay and flowers.

6/13/2007 5:59:21 PM

 
Karen Slagle
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Thank you Deborah for your very nice comments. "Love those cowboys"...

6/14/2007 5:12:01 AM

 
Kathy L. Clark
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Karen where it this fabulous place. I love it.

9/28/2007 6:37:32 AM

 
Karen Slagle
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Thank you Kathy. This is at a neighbor's house. We live 10 miles south of Amarillo, Texas in a canyon.

9/28/2007 6:49:42 AM

 
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This is wonderful Karen, I love it.

8/22/2009 5:54:45 PM

 
Karen Slagle
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Thanks alot, Phyllis.

8/23/2009 6:53:32 AM

 
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