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Garden Bench
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Garden Bench
Garden Bench
1/4 at f/22; Lens 24-70; Focal Length 35; ISO 100; Tripod; Natural Light

This is s bench at the Chicago Botanic Garden. I simply couldn't pass up the weathered wood and the patterned brick.
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Katarina Mansson
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    Lines, squares and colors - my taste exactly - I love it!

4/11/2008 7:38:14 AM

 
John Caruso
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I had a sneaking suspicion you'd like it, Katarina! Thanks for taking a look.

4/11/2008 7:49:05 AM

 
Dr Silly
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Like how you have the edges of the bench going to the side of the photo.
Wonderful capture. :O)

4/11/2008 7:50:15 AM

 
John Caruso
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Thanks Doc! At first I wasn't sure of that framing, but it really has grown on me.

4/11/2008 7:54:29 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Excellent composition, warm tones and capture John! Jeff

4/11/2008 8:15:35 AM

 
Joy Rector
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love this shot

4/11/2008 8:15:42 AM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Excellent elements of design John! Beautifully done!

4/11/2008 8:18:08 AM

 
John Caruso
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I appreciate it Jeff, Joy, and Shell!

4/11/2008 9:03:37 AM

 
Melinda F. Schneider
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WONderful!!

4/11/2008 9:36:20 AM

 
John Caruso
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Thanks!

4/11/2008 12:13:25 PM

 
Daniella Puente
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Colors, patterns and simple composition are very good on this one John!

4/11/2008 1:58:56 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Bet you knew I'd like it, too, John :)
Wonderful lines and tones in this image.

4/11/2008 2:22:06 PM

 
John Caruso
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Thanks so much Daniella!

And thanks to you, too, Nikki. Yup, I figured it was right up your alley!

4/11/2008 2:45:48 PM

 
Les Rhoades
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Excellent comp of lines and squares.

4/11/2008 2:47:29 PM

 
John Caruso
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Danke Les!

4/11/2008 3:00:01 PM

 
Margie Hurwich
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Wonderful, John!

4/11/2008 8:04:32 PM

 
John Caruso
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Thanks Margie! That was a golden day, to be sure!

4/12/2008 5:12:23 AM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
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Great colors, patterns, and lighting, wonderful capture John!

4/12/2008 6:33:33 PM

 
John Caruso
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Thank you Corinne!

4/13/2008 6:04:07 PM

 
Anna M. Halasz
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Just beautiful !!!! Anna

4/13/2008 7:15:13 PM

 
John Caruso
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I appreciate you taking a look Anna!

4/14/2008 10:32:53 AM

 
Elida Gutierrez
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Congratulations on your FINALIST!!!!

5/19/2008 9:59:10 AM

 
John Caruso
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Thank you so much Elida!

5/19/2008 10:03:10 AM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Always glad to cheer on a Caruso bench shot. Congratulations on the finalist button and good luck in the next round, John.

5/19/2008 11:15:59 AM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Hey,John, CONGRATULATIONS on this wonderful finalist!!!

5/19/2008 11:38:28 AM

 
John Caruso
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Thanks a million Nikki and Patrick!

5/19/2008 12:44:29 PM

 
Mitch Spence
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Congratulations to you, John. Great patterns, nicely seen.

5/19/2008 12:55:42 PM

 
John Caruso
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Thanks Mitch!

5/19/2008 12:56:37 PM

 
Tiia Vissak
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Congratulations!

5/19/2008 1:00:41 PM

 
John Caruso
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Thanks Tiia!

5/19/2008 1:03:33 PM

 
Pat Gamwell
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Big congrats, John!

5/19/2008 9:01:07 PM

 
Tarun Bose
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Big congrats for your finalist John.

5/20/2008 3:08:05 AM

 
John Caruso
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Thank you so very much Pat and Tarun. I do appreciate it!

5/20/2008 7:36:40 AM

 
Colleen Farrell
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WTG, John! Awesome find, beautifully captured. Big congrats on your finalist!

5/20/2008 9:58:33 AM

 
John Caruso
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Thank you Colleen!

5/20/2008 10:04:23 AM

 
Susan Fox
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Congrats John!

5/20/2008 5:20:16 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Great capture, John!!! Congratulations!

5/20/2008 8:11:49 PM

 
John Caruso
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Thank you so much Susan and Sharon!

5/21/2008 5:01:50 AM

 
Les Rhoades
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CONGRATULATIONS on this very nice finalist!
I knew it was a winner!

5/21/2008 11:36:15 PM

 
John Caruso
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Thanks Les!

5/22/2008 6:34:33 AM

 
Linda Blair
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Congratulations!!!!! ☺

5/25/2008 4:48:51 PM

 
Carol Teal
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Beautiful color and textures John! Congrats on your wonderful finalist!

5/25/2008 11:11:09 PM

 
John Caruso
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Thanks so much Linda and Carol!

5/26/2008 2:20:21 PM

 
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