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Laura E. Swan level-classic 7/15/2010 7:42:30 PM

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Denny E. Barnes level-classic 7/15/2010 10:05:33 PM

Another very beautiful image and excellent DDR work, Laura! It looks like they are covered in clear ice. Gorgeous!!
Hey, I like your idea of a summit in Banff!! You talk BP into it and I'll be there!!!! #8766897

Laura E. Swan level-classic 7/15/2010 10:17:40 PM

You've got a deal Denny! ME, TOO! WITH BELLS ON! (And not just because of the bears!)

Thanks for the visit and nice comments!

-Laura #8766906

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 7/16/2010 3:39:57 AM

Beautiful colors and treatment, Laura. #8767143

Stephen Zacker level-classic 7/16/2010 4:07:46 AM

Cool. Looks like plastic to me :-) #8767211

Anita Hogue 7/16/2010 4:35:28 AM

I think you are having way too much fun in the digital darkroom. This is beautiful, Laura! Congratulations on your wonderful finalist too! #8767257

Irene Colling level-classic 7/16/2010 10:37:54 AM

Playing with filters is so much fun and I can see that you are enjoying yourself.

I remember the first time I discovered Plastic Wrap. I thought it was so cool, I think that I wrapped everything for several weeks. #8768034

Laura E. Swan level-classic 7/16/2010 10:43:29 AM

Hee, hee! Irene, I know JUST what you mean!

Thanks you guys. I am really enjoying your comments. Headed out of town for the day. Must run!

Have wonderful days!

Laura #8768037

Karen Kessler 7/16/2010 2:57:37 PM

The plastic wrap filter was an excellent choice for this photo! I love the way it defined the outline of the petals! #8768435

John Connolly level-classic 7/16/2010 3:46:23 PM

What an awesome display of digital art, Laura! I must have another try at the plastic wrap filter, our next wet day is forcast for Monday next week! #8768493

Renata Gusciora 7/16/2010 5:09:22 PM

Beauties!Wonderful colors and unusual effects,Laura!Fantastic work! #8768651

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 7/16/2010 6:52:28 PM

Beautiful colors, clarity, textures, DD work & image here, Laura! Fantastic & creative image , my friend! #8768776

Laura E. Swan level-classic 7/16/2010 9:22:39 PM

Hi Karen, John, Renata and Patrick! Thanks you guys. If you ever try this effect and want it to look like mine I slid the sliders all the way to the right to FULL TILT! I liked that look best!

ADOBE PSE7 has MANY EFFECTS and you can even COMBINED THEM if you "SAVE AS" in between...It's smart to save your steps ANYWAY. I like doing a slide show afterwards to see them large screen to see which ones I like best. Then I pick and ENTER! :)

Thanks for all you guys have said!

-Laura #8769097

Datha Y. Thompson level-classic 7/21/2010 10:50:57 AM

Congratulations Laura!!!
AWESOME WORK!!! :) #8778299

Dianna Murphy 7/21/2010 11:42:58 AM

Congratulations on your DD feature this this weeks newsletter. #8778371

JO ANN CLEVELAND 7/21/2010 1:15:56 PM

Congrat on the attention this got Laura, filters are certainly fun to play with!

jo ann c. #8778481

Lorna Shutter 7/21/2010 3:40:41 PM

WTG, Sis! CONGRATULATIONS on your DD feature for your "before and after" images!!!!! I love all 3 versions! :)

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 7/21/2010 6:11:27 PM

on your featured image! WTG!!! #8779162

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 7/21/2010 7:41:40 PM

WTG Laura. CONGRATZ on your DD feature and beautiful work ;-)

UB. #8779272

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 7/22/2010 2:48:49 AM

A beautiful featured image Laura, congrats! #8779551

Irene Colling level-classic 7/22/2010 10:48:34 AM

You're featured in Digital Darkroom!!! Way to Go Laura, Congratulations. #8780350

Mary K. Robison 7/23/2010 2:42:10 AM

Hey, Pom!
Congratulations on your Digital Darkroom inclusion this month! I like this fractalius one a LOT, especially with the pink-and-white flower remaining in original form. #8781458

Laura E. Swan level-classic 7/23/2010 5:17:34 PM

WOW!!!!!!!!! WHAT AN HONOR!!!!!! I go away camping and LOOK what happens!? HA!

Thank you so very much Datha, Dianna, Jo Ann, Sister DOONE!, Mumj, :), Usman, Donna P. Irene!, and MARE!!!!!!

WOW! I am so honored! Does anyone have the link? What day did this happen? The 21st?

I am tickled pink! :D

Thanks all of you, very much, for your more than kind words and support! I need to catch up here but I will. Give me some time! :D

HUGS to all!

-Laura #8782554

Laura E. Swan level-classic 7/23/2010 5:34:57 PM

Many Thanks Also To BetterPhoto.com for choosing me as their featured DDR! :)

-Laura Swan #8782573

Wm Nosal 7/26/2010 6:23:25 PM

A Very Cool Filter, Laura! #8787970

Laura E. Swan level-classic 7/26/2010 7:02:44 PM

Thanks Wm! :) Tons of fun! #8788035

Christine Lobsinger level-classic 7/28/2010 9:40:20 PM

OH my, one day I will sit long enough to try this...
Laura, this is very pretty! These flowers look like they are in ice!
Gorgeous creation again my friend!
Congrats to you - you are having so so much fun!!!
I love both of them!! The colours are fantastic!! #8792537

Laura E. Swan level-classic 7/28/2010 10:09:38 PM

Thank you Chrissy!

Let me know if you ever need any help!

-Lala #8792559

mike dougherty 7/30/2010 10:40:01 PM

I love the plastic wrap filter. Great DDR.
:) #8796651

Laura E. Swan level-classic 7/31/2010 7:20:04 AM

Thanks Mike! :) Fun to have you visit.

-Laura #8797072

Douglas Perry 8/15/2010 5:04:20 AM

Paper of course! Neat look Miss Laura. #8835231

Laura E. Swan level-classic 8/15/2010 8:37:39 AM

Why thank you Mr. Tree!!! :) #8836022

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic 8/19/2010 9:52:59 PM

Laura, I really like this image. You really have a handle on the filters and effects! #8849691

Randy L. Quast 8/21/2010 4:58:48 AM

Laura very good photo and Congrats on the EP. #8852292

Laura E. Swan level-classic 8/21/2010 9:45:33 AM

Hi Amanda! Hi Randy! So nice to have you come visit my work! Glad you like this one. I did this in many different ways and the plastic effect seemed to work best.

I appreciate your comments! :)

-Laura #8852774

Robert K. Bemus level-classic 12/14/2010 11:16:06 PM

Beautiful floral and effects, Laura!! #9104339

Patti Coblentz level-classic 4/24/2011 8:27:52 AM

They look like glass! Great DD work, and congrats on the feature, Laura!

Happy Easter, dear friend :) #9366767

Laura E. Swan level-classic 4/24/2011 10:03:25 AM

Hi Robert! Hi Patti!

Thank you guys so much!


-Laura :) #9366852

Ellen Hodges level-classic 4/24/2011 1:44:34 PM

Looks soooo awesome and very pretty, Laura!! #9367126

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Paper Or Plastic?

Well, I just HAD to try another filter
with my new discovery in DDR!

This Is The

I will attach the

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(DDR) 071510
TV 1/250, AV 8.0 ISO 200 HAND HELD.

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/2500 seconds, Flash: did not fire, auto mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 70.00 mm, Model: NIKON D90

Uploaded on 7/15/2010 7:41:24 PM

Made With

Camera: Nikon D90 Digital SLR Camera

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