Ready for Spring

© Charlene Taylor

Ready for Spring

Colette M. Metcalf level-classic 4/18/2006 5:02:48 AM

Fantastic image, Charlene!!! #429240

Linda D. Lester level-classic 4/18/2006 5:09:46 AM

What an awesome image! Great job! #2656691

sharon K. King level-classic 4/18/2006 5:37:12 AM

Very creative shot Charlene! #2656801

Debbie Del Tejo level-classic 4/18/2006 5:40:07 AM

Your work paid off......THIS IS A MASTERPIECE......CONGRATS!!! #2656812

Charlene Taylor level-classic 4/18/2006 5:55:37 AM

Thanks so much Colette, Linda, Sharon and Debbie! #2656884

Gail Vitikacs level-classic 4/18/2006 6:19:52 AM

The effects are beautiful Charlene! #2657047

Charlene Taylor 4/18/2006 6:38:05 AM

Thanks so much Gail! #2657140

Kathryn (Love) Scheet 4/18/2006 6:42:46 AM

WOW! I love what you have done with this Char!! very creative!!

I agree with the "MASTERPIECE" comment! #2657163

Agnes Fegan level-classic 4/18/2006 6:54:46 AM

Wow - I really like this - great results!!! #2657197

Casey A. Hanson level-classic 4/18/2006 7:48:05 AM

Well done! Very nice work, Charlene! :0) #2657421

Ralph Lindgren level-classic 4/18/2006 9:02:57 AM

Could you explain exactly how you added the rain and water? Thanks. #2657656

Charlene Taylor level-classic 4/18/2006 9:52:49 AM

Thanks so much Kathryn, Agnes, Casey and J. Ralph L.
The way I did the effects was I took a picture I had of water and overlayed the picture of boots and umbrella on it then clicked on the eraser put the opacity way down (maybe at 8) and then erased lightly where I wanted the water to appear. I did it several times until I got the effect I wanted. The rain was simple I used a plug-in called Ulead Effects Particle. Though I had to redo that several times too until I had the effect I wanted. #2657795

Donna W. Neal level-classic 4/18/2006 12:30:31 PM

Very cool effects on this wonderful image Charlene #2658214

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 4/18/2006 4:33:57 PM

Neat photo. Love the effects. Nice job. #2658917

Melissa Gurdus level-classic 4/18/2006 5:31:23 PM

Really nice image...you did very well with the effects...I liked your explanation, and the result is a standout image. #2659050

Charlene Taylor level-classic 4/19/2006 7:29:20 AM

Thank you so much Donna, Kay and Melissa! #2661022

Wendy Stevenson level-classic 4/22/2006 6:49:44 PM

Char, I don't know HOW you did this but it's truly fantastic!! I love it and it's a true winner in every sense of the word! GREAT imagery my friend - you've really nailed this one!!! #2674843

Charlene Taylor level-classic 4/22/2006 7:37:49 PM

Thank you so much Wendy! #2674990

Ivan Chacon level-classic 4/23/2006 7:18:55 PM

I really like this image its so ...artistic and cute at same time!!! #2678441

Bill Wyatt 4/25/2006 12:47:45 PM

Terrific image Charlene! #2686068

SaMi Martin 5/2/2006 11:45:49 AM

Charlene this is awesome! #2716961

Charlene Taylor 5/2/2006 11:48:13 AM

Thanks so much Ivan, Bill and Sami! #2716969

Linda D. Lester level-classic 5/21/2006 5:40:50 PM

Congratulations on this awesome finalist! Good luck in the next round! #2794686

Graeme Chow level-classic 5/21/2006 6:36:46 PM

Congratulaions Charlene, this is fantastic camera and PS works. #2795110

Debbie Del Tejo level-classic 5/21/2006 7:01:47 PM

Congratulations on your finalist.... #2795333

Evy Johansen level-classic 5/22/2006 5:43:30 AM

Wow... cool image!! Congratulations on your finalist, Charlene! #2798172

Charlene Taylor level-classic 5/22/2006 6:35:51 AM

Thank you so much Linda, Graeme, Debbie and Evy! #2798422

Wendy Stevenson level-classic 5/22/2006 7:41:15 AM

Char it's just so great to see this in the finals and I KNOW we'll be seeing it again - at least I sure hope so!! It's such a GREAT image and you did a fantastic job of it!! Best of luck!! I'm crossing my fingers for ya!! #2798757

Nadya Johnson level-classic 5/22/2006 8:57:57 AM

One I missed its first time out, but fabulous, Charlene! Congratulations on this stunning finalist! #2799283

Charlene Taylor level-classic 5/22/2006 9:00:18 AM

Thank you so much Wendy and Nadya! #2799297

Linda M. Walker level-classic 5/22/2006 10:35:19 AM

What a wondefully creative image...congratulations #2799765

Charlene Taylor level-classic 5/22/2006 2:17:52 PM

Thank you so much Linda! #2800704

Tammy Scott level-classic 5/22/2006 6:20:18 PM

Congratulations on this awesome finalist! Nice effects! #2801707

Charlene Taylor level-classic 5/22/2006 8:26:27 PM

Thank you so much Tammy! #2802194

Leanne M.E. Boyd level-classic 5/23/2006 9:08:32 AM

Excellent Charlene! Congratulations! #2804536

Charlene Taylor level-classic 5/23/2006 9:16:50 AM

Thank you so much Leanne! #2804584

eileen bedford level-classic 6/10/2006 7:38:27 PM

Congradulations, you did a great job putting it together. You have a so many neat photos in your gallery. #2879579

John Pover level-classic 6/28/2006 12:23:29 AM

There's not an Englishman alive that won't smile (ruefully) at this photo. Congratulations. #2959574

Susie Peek-Swint level-classic 6/28/2006 12:57:41 AM

Fun capture and effects Charlene ~ many congrats on finalist and POTD! #2959667

Helen N. McHugh level-classic 6/28/2006 1:13:44 AM

Wonderful fun capture, Charlene!Congratulations! #2959688

Evy Johansen level-classic 6/28/2006 1:23:09 AM

Many congratulations on your wonderful POTD, Charlene!! #2959701

Leanne M.E. Boyd level-classic 6/28/2006 1:40:15 AM

Congratulations Charlene, on your POTD! #2959741

Joy Rector level-classic 6/28/2006 3:07:11 AM

congrats on the POTD #2959953

Terri L. Scribner 6/28/2006 3:30:25 AM

Very creative and wonderful POTD!!! #2960062

Joline Frazier 6/28/2006 3:45:03 AM

Yea Charlene!!!!! Well deseved POTD. #2960178

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 6/28/2006 4:02:02 AM

Congratulations on your POTD. #2960266

Wendy Stevenson 6/28/2006 4:26:31 AM

WooHoo - WTG Char on this excellent POTD! Loved it from the start!! Congratualtions my friend!! #2960405

Kay Beausoleil level-classic 6/28/2006 6:07:27 AM

Congratulations on your POTD for this fantastically crafted image, Charlene! #2960882

Charlene Taylor level-classic 6/28/2006 6:37:29 AM

Thank you all so much for taking the time to comment on my POTD. This was a real surprise since I didn't know there was a POTD here. Again thank you all so much! #2961020

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 6/28/2006 7:36:06 AM

Excellent creativity and technique, congratulations on your finalist and photo of the day wins!! Really cool!! #2961290

Janine Russell level-classic 6/28/2006 8:25:45 AM

Charlene, great composition and effects; congratulations on your finalist and POTD. #2961440

Diana L. Ralph level-classic 6/28/2006 11:06:46 AM

What a GREAT shot! Well done and VERY creative visualization! #2961937

Charlene Taylor level-classic 6/28/2006 11:32:44 AM

Thank you so much Diana, Janine and Donna! #2962065

Siete Meeter level-classic 6/28/2006 12:16:06 PM

Congratulaions Charlene, this is fantastic camera and PS works.

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Mary Clarke level-classic 6/28/2006 12:28:28 PM

Congratulations on POTD Charlene. I love this image and your manipulation is fantastic. #2962234

Vicki Hunt level-classic 6/28/2006 4:06:52 PM

What a great POTD! #2963004

chris jones 7/2/2006 3:44:48 AM

great job well done very creative
chris #2977075

Nancy Donnell 7/5/2006 11:25:56 AM

I am a little late, but really wanted to say what a great job you did with this image. It is so creative, and different. Congratulations on being picked for the POTD. #2989025

Charlene Taylor 7/6/2006 6:24:20 AM

Thank you so much Siete, Mary, Vicki, Chris and Nancy! #2992069

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/8/2007 5:21:18 PM

Congrats on your finalist and PotD awards, Charlene ...

Steve Hurkett #3797175

Charlene Taylor 1/8/2007 5:57:37 PM

Thank you so much Steve! #3797324

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic 1/23/2007 10:15:32 AM

Again..a little late, but Congratulations on a gorgeous image and well deserved fianlist and Photo Of The Day. Beautiful image and gallery. :-) #3855229

Barbara Waldoch level-classic 3/20/2007 8:40:32 PM

This is a great image, Charlene! #4075951

Kathy L. Clark 11/23/2007 6:14:21 AM

Char I didn't see this before. I can see what it's a POTD and a Finalist. This is great work. #5112732

Mary Timman 5/21/2008 6:36:57 AM

Just browsing your gallery. You have some beautiful pieces in here. Love this one. #5956677

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Description

Flash Used No
Focal Length 13.3 mm
Exposure Time 1/320 sec
Aperture f/4
ISO Equivalent 80
Exposure Bias -1/3
White Balance (10)
Metering Mode center weighted (2)
Erased background then added water and rain.

Uploaded on 4/18/2006 4:48:23 AM

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