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Childhood Memories
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Childhood Memories
Childhood Memories
Taken in Athens, Texas at the East Texas Arboretum and Botanical Society. Mid-evening, natural light. The Fincastle home was donated and moved to this site in 2001. Unsharp mask, sepia tone and framing done with PSP9.
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Manuel Barrera
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    Excellent composition and details, Cassie

6/4/2007 2:13:15 PM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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I really appreciate it, thank you so much Manuel!!!

6/4/2007 2:25:18 PM

 
Karen Slagle
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I like everything about this, Cassie, the b/w tones, composition and framing. Very well done...

6/4/2007 3:16:27 PM

 
Kathy L. Clark
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What a wonderfully creative shot Cassie. I love it.

6/4/2007 3:50:16 PM

 
John Connolly
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A blast from the past, Cassie! Beautiful work on this old house, and your sepia does itself proud!

6/4/2007 3:56:20 PM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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I really appreciate your wonderful comments Karen, Kathy and John, thank you so much!!

6/4/2007 4:35:53 PM

 
RC  Fritz
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Beautiful B&W tones and composition Cassie!

6/4/2007 6:02:05 PM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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Your comment is much appreciated RC, thank you very much!!

6/4/2007 6:21:32 PM

 
Nancy L. Green
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Very well seen and capture Cassie, a wonderful reminder of tomes gone by!! <><

6/4/2007 6:30:34 PM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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Your comment is much appreciated dear friend, thank you. Hope you and Chuck had a wonderful day!!!

6/4/2007 6:51:53 PM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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Wonderful photo, Cassie, I totally love this nostalgic memory!

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6/5/2007 3:48:13 AM

 
Glenn E. Urquhart
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I really like the tones, lighting and contrast, Well composed, Uniqe effects on the framing... Beautiful Image, Cassie!!! Well Done! Cheers, Glenn.

6/5/2007 4:05:47 AM

 
INCONVENIENT TRUTH MC
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Very nice and interesting

6/5/2007 4:19:20 AM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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Your comments are greatly appreciated Candice, Glenn and Manuel, thank you so much!!!

6/5/2007 4:46:43 AM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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Beautifully captured Cassie!

6/5/2007 5:48:19 AM

 
Peggy J. Maguire
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Wonderfully captured Cassie....Peggy

6/5/2007 6:33:31 AM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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Thank you so much Peggy, your comments are much appreciated!! Have a wonderful day =o)

6/5/2007 6:39:03 AM

 
Holly Shao
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Wonderful image and tones, Cassie!!

Holly

6/5/2007 7:04:31 AM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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Your comments are much appreciated Holly, thank you so much!!! =o)

6/5/2007 9:58:18 AM

 
Sharon K. King
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I just love the tones here Cassie, it really sets the mood for this shot! Well done.

6/5/2007 2:25:45 PM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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I really appreciate your comments Sharon, thank you so much =o)!!!

6/5/2007 3:00:02 PM

 
Jen M
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I love this scene & that floor!!! Awesome effects also!

6/5/2007 4:49:08 PM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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Thank you so much JD, I really appreciate your comments!!!

6/5/2007 5:39:56 PM

 
Sherri Gorman
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Wow, I just love the tones to this!!! Beautiful lighting and clarity too!!! Great capture!!!

6/5/2007 6:48:42 PM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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Your comments are much appreciated Sherri, thank you so much =o)

6/5/2007 7:03:44 PM

 
Esther Smith
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Such a nostalgic scene Cassie! Great sepia tones and composition!

6/6/2007 9:12:23 AM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Love this, Cassie!! Wow. Great shot!

6/6/2007 11:16:05 AM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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Thank you so much Esther and Nadya, your comments are much appreciated!!! =o)

6/7/2007 6:43:48 AM

 
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Love it Cassie! sure has that "old time" look. Love the sepia, great job!

jo ann c.

6/8/2007 4:52:30 PM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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Thank you so much for your wonderful comments Jo Ann, hope you have a fantastic weekend!!!!

6/9/2007 6:43:57 AM

 
David Pratt
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Awesome scene Cassie! I am not big on frames but this one works so well with the shot!

6/10/2007 5:33:15 AM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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I really appreciate you comments David, thank you very much!!! =o)

6/10/2007 7:50:05 AM

 
Allen O. Howard
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Classic!!! I love it!, Allen

6/10/2007 7:19:12 PM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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Your comment is much appreciated Allen, thank you so much!!!

6/11/2007 5:37:47 AM

 
Judy A. Lawhon
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WOW....what a great presentation, Cassie....love it!!

6/11/2007 9:27:00 AM

 
April  Riggs
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What a fun shot! You did Great!

6/11/2007 12:21:42 PM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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Your comments are greatly appreciated Judy and April, thank you so much !! =o)

6/11/2007 7:11:45 PM

 
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congrats for editor's first picks!!!!!!!

6/12/2007 3:39:04 AM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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Thank you so much Stefania, Hope you have a wonderful day!! =o)

6/12/2007 6:06:39 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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A difficult capture so well done and love the effects, Cassie.

6/12/2007 6:51:53 AM

 
Beverly A. Wright
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I love this Cassie! Very well done with
the sepia and the composition. Brings
back a few memories for me!!

6/12/2007 7:24:10 AM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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Your comments are great appreciated Emile and Beverly, thank you so much!!!

6/12/2007 9:05:35 AM

 
INCONVENIENT TRUTH MC
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VERY BEAUTIFUL... the idea is Fantastic

6/12/2007 5:33:18 PM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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Thank you very much Manuel!!

6/12/2007 8:06:59 PM

 
Joerg Schlagheck
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I love how you captured this and what you made out of it, Cassie. Excellent job! The title is perfect too!

6/13/2007 8:09:08 AM

 
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Beautiful, nostalgic image. Well-composed. --Lisa

6/13/2007 8:43:01 AM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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I really appreciate your wonderful comments Joerg and Lisa, thank you so much!!

6/13/2007 2:18:24 PM

 
Joan Kocak
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simply beautiful~

6/18/2007 5:18:43 PM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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I really appreciate your comments, thank you so much Joan!!

6/18/2007 5:20:28 PM

 
ronda chatelle
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I LOVE this image Cassie! Interesting presentation and great selection of effects!

6/21/2007 1:10:45 PM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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I really appreciate your comments Ronda, thank you very much!!

6/21/2007 6:04:17 PM

 
Alan and kellie shulver
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cass, I have admired this image on efp, several times but never realized it was yours, til I finaly visited your gallery. this is great! love the comp and tone! have a great day!

6/26/2007 10:05:28 AM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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Thank you so much for your wonderful comments Alan, they are much appreciated!!

6/26/2007 1:21:07 PM

 
Nadya Johnson
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I absolutely love this! Congratulations on your stunning finalist, Cassie!

7/24/2007 10:13:34 PM

 
Husain Akhtar
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Big congratulations my friend!

7/25/2007 4:05:54 AM

 
Joerg Schlagheck
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Congratulations on the finalist, Cassie!

7/25/2007 7:28:14 AM

 
Glenn E. Urquhart
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A Very Big Congratulations on your award, Cassie!!! Well Deserved! Cheers, Glenn.

7/25/2007 8:35:22 AM

 
Sherri Gorman
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist!!!!

7/25/2007 10:57:21 AM

 
John Connolly
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Congratulations on your well deserved finalist award, Cassie!

7/25/2007 1:34:34 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist win Cassie! Very creative and cool!

7/25/2007 4:00:21 PM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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Thank you all so much for all of your wonderful comments and support Nadya, Husain, Joerg, Glenn, Sherri, John and Donna!!!! And thank you BP judges!!!!

7/25/2007 6:02:20 PM

 
Ken Smith
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Congrats, Cassie. Love the effects on this!

7/25/2007 6:14:45 PM

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

7/25/2007 7:01:41 PM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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CONGRATS on your magnificent finalist image, Cassie-- I just LOVE this! :)

7/25/2007 10:20:02 PM

 
Karen Slagle
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Congrats on this terrific finalist, Cassie. You know I loved it the first time I saw it and it's still one of my favorites in your gallery. Good luck...

7/26/2007 6:25:01 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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Congratulations, Cass!! I am so happy to see this here! :D

7/26/2007 7:08:34 AM

 
Z. Banu
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Wow!!!!Cassie Congratulation on your wonderful Finalist you deserve it very well done!!!!!

7/26/2007 7:10:27 AM

 
Christy Nichols
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Congratulations Cassie!

7/26/2007 7:43:46 AM

 
Heather 
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Congrats Cassie,Wonderful Capture it is!

7/26/2007 10:59:48 AM

 
Lynn Crawford
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Congrats Cassie this is great :)

7/26/2007 6:25:16 PM

 
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Oh Cassie I am so glad to see this again you did such a fantastic job on this, Congratulation my friend on a supurb finalist.

7/27/2007 9:02:17 AM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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Thank you all so much for all of your for your support and kind comments, Ken, Kay, Jennifer, Karen, Carla, Zaanat, Christy, Heather, Lynn and Emile!!!!!!

7/27/2007 5:26:39 PM

 
Kaye Burazin
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A heartfelt congrats Cassie.

7/27/2007 8:24:04 PM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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I really appreciate your wonderful comments and support Kaye, thank you so much!!!

7/28/2007 7:19:32 AM

 
Nancy L. Green
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Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, WTG!!! <><

7/28/2007 11:55:53 AM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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Thank you so much Nancy for your wonderful comments and support!!!!!

7/29/2007 10:41:55 AM

 
Wendy Stevenson
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I really like the soft toning on this Cassie! Looks like a dolls house! Beautifully done and Congratulations on this wonderful finalist!

7/30/2007 4:38:05 AM

 
Daniella Puente
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So well presented and fine composed...is a wonderful photo :)

8/3/2007 4:57:11 PM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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Thank you so much Wendy and Daniella, I really appreciate your great comments!!!!

8/3/2007 7:33:18 PM

 
Paula Dwyer
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Belated Congratulations on your awesome finalist!!!!! :)

8/14/2007 7:24:26 AM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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I really appreciate your wonderful comment Paula, thank you very much!!!

8/16/2007 6:58:52 PM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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CONGRATS!!!!!!!!!
:)

8/27/2007 4:29:10 PM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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CONGRATS!!!!!!!!!
:)

8/27/2007 4:29:11 PM

 
Heather 
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Congrats Girl!! :)

8/27/2007 4:30:42 PM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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I really appreciate your wonderful comments Jennifer and Heather, thank you !!!!!

8/27/2007 4:34:30 PM

 
William Moore
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wow this caught my eye...love the toning and comp...wonderful visual elements and congrats

9/30/2007 12:08:33 PM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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I really appreciate your wonderful comment William, thank you very much!!!

9/30/2007 2:29:29 PM

 
Crystal L. Craig
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Congratulations Cassie, well deserved! Great nostalgic capture, beautiful tones, wonderfully presented. :)

10/13/2007 8:27:55 PM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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I really appreciate your wonderful comment Crystal, thank you very much!!!!!

10/14/2007 3:38:48 PM

 
Erika  Haight
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Cassie... I love this and would gladly hang this one in my home...Finalist was well deserved! HOPE YA WIN THE BIG ONE!
Luv, e.n.h

10/22/2007 11:50:36 AM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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I really appreciate your wonderful comment Erika, thank you very much!!! This was a finalist back in July, it didn't win but I was very excited for it to be a finalist. Thank you again and hope you have a fantastic day!!! =o)

10/22/2007 11:58:22 AM

 
Erika  Haight
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Although I love all of your work Cass... This is by far my favorite! erika

11/8/2007 3:38:35 PM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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You are so kind, thank you so much for your wonderful comment Erkia!!!!

11/8/2007 3:42:09 PM

 
Vladan D. Djordjevic
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Great photo! I love idea, tones, composition, effects!

12/5/2007 6:50:02 AM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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I really appreciate your wonderful comments Vladan, thank you very much!!!

12/5/2007 5:36:22 PM

 
Donna C. Arnold
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I love everything about this capture Cassie! Just wonderful.

3/27/2008 7:58:25 AM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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I really appreciate your wonderful comment Donna, thank you very much!!!!!!

3/29/2008 7:08:22 PM

 
Laura E. Swan
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I love visiting places like this. It's so important that we have them to go to. You sure did a great job on capturing it! Love the outer framing you chose for this. You are a talented lady who knows how to add all the right special touches! -Laura Swan

6/6/2008 4:38:04 PM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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Thank you very much for that huge compliment Laura, I really appreciate it!!!!!!!!!

6/6/2008 4:47:34 PM

 
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Do you still have your gallery on?

3/8/2009 8:15:01 PM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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Hey Shelly, I finally signed back up!!!

3/22/2009 6:32:07 PM

 
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Absolutely beautiful....I love everything about it......Congrats huge time Cassie well deserved.

4/16/2009 4:09:17 AM

 
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