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Garden Gate In The Rain
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist
 
Garden Gate In The Rain
Garden Gate In The Rain
added a touch of diffuser and Orton to brighten up this old gate..
© Susie Peek-Swint
Olympus Evolt E300...
 
 
 
Lynn Haack
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    Very nice DOF for this close-up...colors, clarity and design elements are wonderful....Congrats, saw this on EFP. Lynn

4/29/2007 5:12:10 PM

 
Marcie A. Fowler
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Excellent use of effects to enhance this lovely old gate.

4/29/2007 5:22:58 PM

 
William C. Raco
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Excellent patterns and color
Nicely done, Susie

Bill

4/29/2007 5:51:24 PM

 
Carolyn J. Connolly
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G'day there, Susie - how is everything going for you?!! Phil and I are both well...except for the fact that I am suffering some lower back muscular pain (which I've had before, but not for a long time!) which is rather 'cramping my style' at the moment - lol!! Oh well, "this too shall pass"!! ;o)

This is a BEAUTIFULLY captured AND edited image, Susie, and I L-O-V-E the gate with the raindrops on it!! The lush foliage behind it really makes the gate stand out, too!! The lighting is GORGEOUS, and, like Lynn H said, I also think that the "colours, clarity and design elements ARE wonderful" here!! :o)

I think that this image would make an EXCELLENT entry into this month's 'April Showers' theme contest, too - what do YOU think?!! You could re-enter it, at your last opportunity, on the 30th!! ;o)

Anyway, we hope you had a GREAT weekend, and that you have a WONDERFUL week, too, Susie!! We've had quite a bit of rain recently, over a fair bit of NSW, so that has been FABULOUS!! Sadly, it wasn't drought-breaking...but...it was all VERY acceptable, as you can imagine!! ;o)

4/29/2007 7:31:17 PM

 
John Connolly
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A beautifully presented capture, Susie! Your color and effects are outstanding.

5/1/2007 3:16:34 PM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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Big congrats on your finalist Susie :O)

5/23/2007 3:27:13 PM

 
Susan Fox
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Congrats Susie! Love the details!

5/23/2007 4:30:59 PM

 
John Connolly
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Congratulations Susie, I was hoping to see this one again!

5/23/2007 4:45:14 PM

 
Emile Abbott
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Hello Susie and congratulation on a beautiful capture and use of Orton. Oh yeh being a finalist as well. WTG.

5/23/2007 5:01:07 PM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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Way to go...congrats!

5/23/2007 6:31:23 PM

 
Murry Grigsby
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Congrats on your terrific finalist and best wishes in the next round Susie!

5/23/2007 7:15:55 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Congratulations Susie!!! Good luck next round!

5/23/2007 8:02:55 PM

 
Katarina Mansson
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Lovely design element, POV, colors and effects! Congratulations on the finalist Susie!

5/24/2007 3:22:23 AM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Susie! :)

5/24/2007 8:23:25 AM

 
Les Rhoades
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WOW! Congratulations on making it to the finals! Sorry I missed one earlier.

5/24/2007 9:48:21 AM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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CONGRATULATIONS!! :0) WTG Susie!!

5/24/2007 1:30:22 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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I like the result of the effects on this; congratulations!

5/24/2007 1:46:06 PM

 
Hendrik Storme
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Congratulations Susie!

5/26/2007 3:15:46 PM

 
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