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soft butterfly

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soft butterfly
soft butterfly
This is a re-entry from a couple of years ago. Reworked, used soft glow and soft edge effects!!
© Shirley L. Carpenter
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Cyn Valentine
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    Beautiful image Shirley..love the color and fade into white!!Very well done!


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2/18/2007 7:16:22 AM

 
Irene McC
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This is a lovely image; very soft and gentle, like a whisper of beauty.


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2/18/2007 7:45:21 AM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Nice capture. Love the effect.


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2/18/2007 7:57:28 AM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Shirley, this is gorgeous! Fantastic image! Truly lovely work!


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2/18/2007 8:03:20 AM

 
Darren K. Fisher
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I really like the high key look Shirley.


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2/18/2007 8:21:42 AM

 
William C. Raco
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Very pretty color and effects, Shirley
Nicely done

Bill


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2/18/2007 8:24:44 AM

 
Ivan Chacon
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Nicely done Shirley! Beautiful image! :)


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2/18/2007 8:30:06 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Wonderful image, softness and effects, Shirley!


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2/18/2007 9:10:24 AM

 
Ray  Clarke
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I like the soft effect to this beautiful shot Shirley, really lovely (ac)


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2/18/2007 9:16:44 AM

 
Judy A. Lawhon
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Awesome effects, Shirley...very well done!!


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2/18/2007 9:40:48 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Wonderful work Shirley, love the high key bg!


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2/18/2007 10:00:54 AM

 
Carol Sawyer
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Beautiful capture and soft effects, Shirley!! very well done!!


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2/18/2007 10:33:02 AM

 
Jim Huffield
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Very lovely, Shirley. Jim


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2/18/2007 11:51:21 AM

 
Tamara K. Walker
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Beautiful, terrific work.


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2/18/2007 12:05:53 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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Very beautiful image, Shirley!!!! Great DR effects!!!!! ^.^


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2/18/2007 2:31:11 PM

 
Shirley L. Carpenter
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Thanks so much for the wonderful comments!


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2/18/2007 2:42:18 PM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Absolutely beautiful image and work, Shirley...love the white and blue! :)


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2/18/2007 4:06:55 PM

 
Melissa G. Meiselman
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The butterfly is gorgeous and your high key treatment with the hand fading into the white is terrific, Shirley!!


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2/18/2007 4:47:54 PM

 
Nadine A. Lewis
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This is such a WONDERFUL image, Shirley!!! GREAT PS work!!! <><


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2/18/2007 4:54:20 PM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Fantastic work, Shirley!


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2/18/2007 5:19:25 PM

 
Sam Britt
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I love the soft effects, Shirley. Wonderful image.


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2/18/2007 5:55:58 PM

 
Amy Jackson
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Beautiful image, Shirley! Great effects!


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2/18/2007 6:00:15 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Like the high key and colors


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2/18/2007 8:14:27 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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What a lovely image, Shirley! Beautiful soft colors!


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2/18/2007 9:02:08 PM

 
Shirley L. Carpenter
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Thanks so much for the wonderful comments!!


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2/19/2007 7:19:29 AM

 
Sheryl A. Hudson
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Beautiful image! Love the lovely soft colors and effects Shirley!!!


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2/19/2007 10:01:52 AM

 
Paula Dwyer
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Love the softness and beautiful colors!! Gorgeous image!! :)


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2/19/2007 7:21:45 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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This is absolutely gorgeous!

Should be a winner as far as I'm concerned! Great fx's

jo ann c.


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2/19/2007 8:29:49 PM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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Fabulous photo and presentation! Wow, this is beautiful!

ccc


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2/20/2007 8:26:03 AM

 
Holly Shao
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Beautiful design and effects, Shirley!

Holly


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2/21/2007 11:14:35 AM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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wow! awesome work! love how soft it looks.


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2/21/2007 11:37:53 AM

 
Shirley L. Carpenter
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Thanks so much Sheryl, Paula, Jo Ann, Candice, Holly and Laura!!


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2/22/2007 7:47:26 AM

 
Susie Peek-Swint
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This is really pretty Shirley ~ I love the soft dreamy look against the blue ~ well done!


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2/26/2007 10:04:54 AM

 
Shirley L. Carpenter
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Thanks Susie!!


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2/26/2007 1:06:37 PM

 
Dominique Declerck
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Nice capture, Shirley!!


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3/18/2007 8:15:43 AM

 
Shirley L. Carpenter
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Thanks Dominique!!


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3/20/2007 6:51:06 AM

 
Steve M. Harrington
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Nice subtle image, Shirley.
Steve


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3/21/2007 1:56:05 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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This is beautiful Shirley! I love the effects!

jo ann c.


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3/21/2007 2:03:57 PM

 
Sherri Gorman
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist!!!


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3/22/2007 7:03:53 PM

 
Holly Shao
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Congratulations, Shirley, on this beautiful Finalist!!

Holly


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3/22/2007 7:05:02 PM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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Delightful finalist Shirley! Congratulations!


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3/22/2007 7:21:53 PM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Shirley!


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3/22/2007 7:56:42 PM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round.


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3/22/2007 8:00:02 PM

 
Charlene Bayerle
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Congratulations Shirley....well deserved!!!


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3/22/2007 8:05:52 PM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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A beautiful finalist! Congratulations, Shirley!


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3/22/2007 8:10:57 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Congrats on this beautiful finalist, Shirley!
-Debby


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3/22/2007 9:25:01 PM

 
Carol Sawyer
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Congratulations, Shirley!


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3/23/2007 4:22:51 AM

 
Rakesh Syal
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist!!


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3/23/2007 4:51:04 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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I am sooo glad this is a finalist, wouldn't be surprised if it was a winner!

It is just beautiful Shirley!

jo ann c.


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3/23/2007 5:55:36 AM

 
Nadine A. Lewis
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Yeah...CONGRATULATIONS, Shirley!!! <><


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3/23/2007 6:35:59 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Congratulations, Shirley! A beautiful finalist!


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3/23/2007 8:14:48 AM

 
Evy Johansen
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Big congratulations on your very beautiful finalist, Shirley! Good luck!


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3/23/2007 8:36:42 AM

 
Tarun Bose
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Congrats Shirley on your excellent finalist.


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3/23/2007 11:45:54 AM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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Congratulations, Shirley!!!!! :-) ^.^


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3/23/2007 12:12:20 PM

 
Shirley L. Carpenter
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Been having isp problems!! Just found out I had a pic in the finals!! Thank you all so much for the congrats and comments!!


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3/23/2007 6:40:57 PM

 
William C. Raco
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Congratulations on having this photo featured in the digital darkroom newsletter, Shirley!
Great job

Bill


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4/10/2007 3:24:43 AM

 
Nancy Donnell
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Very pretty! Congratulations. Love how you chose to treat it.


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4/11/2007 10:59:15 AM

 
Donna La Mattino Pagakis
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Congratulations on your Digital Darkroom and finalist honors!!! This is very creative and beautiful Shirley!


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4/11/2007 4:29:40 PM

 
Shirley L. Carpenter
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Thanks so much Bill, Nancy and Donna!!


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4/12/2007 8:27:20 PM

 
Dianna Murphy
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Lovely. Love the effects!


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2/21/2008 1:03:48 PM

 
Shirley L. Carpenter
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Thanks Dianna!!


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2/22/2008 9:51:35 AM

 
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