An Appreciation for the Finer Things

© Michelle R. Kovach

An Appreciation for the Finer Things

Colette M. Metcalf level-classic 7/28/2005 10:37:56 AM

Gorgeous!!! Love the effects! #285257

Lisa D. Greer level-classic 7/28/2005 10:46:57 AM

Very pretty Michelle! Great work on the effects! :) #1649318

Susie Peek-Swint 7/28/2005 10:59:41 AM

Lovely Michelle ~ great ps work! #1649374

Dale Ann Cubbage 7/28/2005 11:03:50 AM

Hey, we're neighbors!! Lovely shot! Great idea too. The butterfly is just gorgeous.

da #1649388

Terry L. Ellis level-classic 7/28/2005 11:18:25 AM

Lovely with very cool effects, Michelle! #1649439

Michelle R. Kovach 7/28/2005 11:23:51 AM

Thank you so much Colette, Lisa, Susie, Dale Ann (Sista), & Terry!
I appreciate your comments!
Have a great day!
Michelle #1649466

Candice C. Calhoun level-classic 7/28/2005 11:50:51 AM

Fantastic, Michelle! Just gorgeous, and I love the treatment you chose for this one!

Have a great day, girl...

ccc #1649596

Jenny Bosmans level-classic 7/28/2005 12:02:47 PM

Wonderful image, great effects, Michelle! Love those colors too! #1649646

Walter Graziano 7/28/2005 12:07:42 PM

Great shot Michelle! Colors are awesome! #1649669

Kara Hendricks level-classic 7/28/2005 12:14:46 PM

Just gorgeous!!! I love what you have done on this one... #1649695

Lynn Crawford 7/28/2005 12:47:02 PM

Great effects Michelle really looks like canvas :) #1649803

Elisabeth A. Gay level-classic 7/28/2005 1:17:21 PM

Beautiful work Michelle!
Ann #1649918

Detrick V. Martin level-classic 7/28/2005 1:18:18 PM

Nicely done Michelle! #1649921

Marsha S. Smith 7/28/2005 2:21:01 PM

Well, Michelle, it is just gorgeous! That is a clever idea and you did it well! #1650164

Tammy Scott 7/28/2005 2:57:18 PM

GORGEOUS shot, Michelle! I really like this one! #1650266

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 7/28/2005 5:03:35 PM

BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!!!! Love the effect you used Michelle. #1650592

Gail Vitikacs level-classic 7/28/2005 5:07:15 PM

This is extraordinary Michelle...the textures, colors and composition are lovely. #1650602

Michelle R. Kovach 7/28/2005 7:10:40 PM

Thank you very much Candice, Jenny, Wally, Kara, Lynn, Ann, Detrick, Marsha, Tammy, Kay, & Gail! I appreciate all your wonderful comments!
Thanks for the input!
Michelle #1650972

John Rivera level-classic 7/28/2005 7:56:32 PM

Beautiful Texture and great work Michelle!!!
John #1651081

Michelle R. Kovach 7/29/2005 6:24:58 AM

Thank you very much John! I appreciate your comments!
Have a great day!
Michelle #1652631

Kim Helmick 7/29/2005 9:14:46 AM

Gorgeous color and detail Michelle! #1653223

Michelle R. Kovach 7/29/2005 9:16:09 AM

Thank you Kim! I appreciate your comments!
Have a great weekend!
Michelle #1653227

Laurence Saliba level-classic 7/29/2005 10:46:40 AM

Great work Michelle!!!! #1653481

Michelle R. Kovach 7/29/2005 10:47:55 AM

Thank you very much Laurence! I appreciate your comments!
Have a great day!
Michelle #1653482

Goshka G. 7/29/2005 2:01:23 PM

Very lovely and very creative, Michelle!! #1653902

Stephen Zacker level-classic 7/29/2005 2:23:36 PM

Great effects, image, and title #1653987

Dan J. Holm level-classic 7/29/2005 2:34:59 PM

BEAUTIFUL, Michelle!! Excellent composition and efects work on this! Love it! #1654053

Michelle R. Kovach 7/30/2005 5:54:07 AM

Thank you very much Goshka, Stephen & Dan! I always appreciate your commments!
Have a great day!
Michelle #1655631

Stan J. Contrades 7/31/2005 9:57:12 PM

Gorgeous composition and use of effects, Michelle! Terrific colors and details all beautifully displayed!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1661024

Michelle R. Kovach 8/1/2005 4:16:42 AM

Thank you so much Stan! I appreciate your comments!
Have a great day!
Michelle #1661690

Cathy Barrows 8/18/2005 8:37:43 AM

simply gorgeous #1731357

Michelle R. Kovach 8/18/2005 3:48:09 PM

Thank you very much Cathy! I appreciate your comments!
Have a great day!
Michelle #1732655

Karen Engelbreth 8/20/2005 1:15:17 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Michelle! #1739625

Tammy Scott 8/20/2005 1:24:53 PM

Congratulations on your finalist! #1739684

Sandy Landon 8/20/2005 1:27:43 PM

Congratulations!! #1739707

Elisabeth A. Gay level-classic 8/20/2005 2:06:58 PM

Congratulations Michelle!!! :)
Ann #1739976

Jenny Bosmans level-classic 8/20/2005 2:16:02 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Michelle! #1740063

Michelle R. Kovach 8/20/2005 2:29:21 PM

Thank you very much Karen, Tammy, Sandy, Ann, & Jenny! I appreciate all your comments!
I'm very surprised!
Have a great day!
Michelle #1740213

Linda D. Lester level-classic 8/20/2005 2:35:57 PM

Congratulations!!!! #1740295

Michelle R. Kovach 8/20/2005 2:37:37 PM

Thank you so much Linda! I appreciate your comments!
Have a great day!
Michelle #1740319

Cathy Barrows 8/20/2005 3:18:45 PM

Congrats on your finalist...gorgeous #1740918

Michelle R. Kovach 8/20/2005 3:21:30 PM

Thank you Cathy! Best of luck to you next round too!
Have a great day!
Michelle #1740953

Stephen Zacker level-classic 8/20/2005 3:34:57 PM

Congrats :-) #1741131

Michelle R. Kovach 8/20/2005 3:40:27 PM

Thank you very much Stephen! Best of luck to you too! #1741206

Kara Hendricks level-classic 8/20/2005 5:13:30 PM

Congratulations to you Michelle!! Best of luck in the next round!! #1742178

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 8/20/2005 5:30:14 PM

Congratulations Michael. Good luck. #1742325

Michelle R. Kovach 8/20/2005 6:03:04 PM

Thank you very much Kara & Kay! I appreciate your comments!
Best of luck to you too Kara!
Have a great day!
Michelle #1742615

Terry L. Ellis level-classic 8/20/2005 6:08:49 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Michelle! Good luck! #1742660

Michelle R. Kovach 8/20/2005 6:59:54 PM

Thankyou so much Terry! I appreciate your comments!
Have a great day!
Michelle #1742983

Mary J. Costa Pearson 8/20/2005 10:11:04 PM

congrats!! #1743773

Michelle R. Kovach 8/20/2005 10:41:11 PM

Thank you very much Mary! Congratulations to you too!
Best of luck to you next round!
Have a great day!
Michelle #1743826

Candice C. Calhoun level-classic 8/21/2005 1:02:14 AM

Congratulations for your beautiful finalist!

ccc #1744162

Susie Peek-Swint level-classic 8/21/2005 4:15:26 AM

Many congrats on this beautiful finalist Michelle ~ great ps work! #1744472

Michelle R. Kovach 8/21/2005 6:17:27 AM

Thank you so much Candice & Susie! I appreciate all your wonderful comments!
Have a great day!
Michelle #1745057

Alisha L. Ekstrom 8/21/2005 1:35:47 PM

WOOHOO Friend!!! CONGRATS on this BEAUTIFUL finalist:):) GOOD LUCK:):) #1747196

Michelle R. Kovach 8/21/2005 4:11:59 PM

Thank you very much Alisha! Congrats to you too!
Best of luck Girlie!
Have a great day!
Michelle #1747799

Bobbie Davis 8/21/2005 6:25:31 PM

Congrats on your wonderful finalist Michelle!!! #1748153

Michelle R. Kovach 8/21/2005 6:51:47 PM

Thanks so much Bobbie! I appreciate your comments!
Have a great day!
Michelle #1748229

Leonard Pierce 8/21/2005 8:25:52 PM

Congratulations Michelle!!! #1748591

Michelle R. Kovach 8/21/2005 8:54:30 PM

Thank you very much Len! I appreciate your comments!
Have a great day!
Michelle #1748666

Stephen Zacker level-classic 2/12/2006 6:15:28 AM

Beautiful #2410009

Michelle R. Kovach 2/12/2006 6:18:29 AM

Thank you so much Stephen! I appreciate your comments!
Have a great day!
Michelle #2410014

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Description

f7.0, ISO 200, 1/25, 70 - 300 mm zoom, Turtle Bay Discovery Park Museum, Redding, CA, California Monarch on a Butterfly bush, added a 40 grain canvas texture in PSP7 & history brushed it off the butterfly to make it look as if the butterfly had landed on a painting of the flowers.

Uploaded on 7/28/2005 10:34:14 AM

Made With

Camera: Nikon N65/F65 SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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