Umbrella and chair

© Kay E. Mahoney

Umbrella and chair

Jessica L. Richard 8/3/2005 12:47:40 PM

great summer beach scene! #288422

Sandra Wehrman 8/3/2005 1:02:55 PM

great effects! looks relaxing and inviting! #1672880

Judy S. Fung 8/3/2005 1:18:58 PM

Great summer image and effects, Kay! #1672934

Marsha S. Smith 8/3/2005 1:50:44 PM

Love that effect, Kay. This shot is great - so perfectly composed. #1673033

Deb Holmes-Hatfield 8/3/2005 1:55:32 PM

Neat effects Kay, great colors and comp! #1673046

Nina Shields 8/3/2005 2:23:48 PM

Great color, composition and effects; good job! #1673130

Linda D. Lester 8/3/2005 2:32:39 PM

Man, you should of had this for last months theme! I love this painted look....great shot and effects! #1673166

KHAWLA Haddad 8/3/2005 2:41:30 PM

Wonderful shot and effect on this Kay great colors well don!!!!!!!! #1673205

Connie J. Turner 8/3/2005 3:53:55 PM

Wow, this is really nice. It looks like a picture to hang in a bathroom or something! #1673450

Tammy Scott 8/3/2005 5:10:44 PM

I really love the composition on this shot, Kay! Great effects, too! #1673664

Kay E. Mahoney 8/3/2005 5:59:14 PM

WOW!!!!! Thank you all for all of your "WONDERFUL" comments. It means a lot to me. #1673855

Bobbie Davis 8/3/2005 6:19:12 PM

This is excellent Kay!!! I love the colors, the lighting and the effects you used! #1673899

Alisha L. Ekstrom 8/3/2005 6:46:49 PM

This is an AWESOME image. Great effects work!!!:) I would love to be sitting there just relaxing!!! Fantastic image:) #1673965

Gail Vitikacs 8/3/2005 6:55:02 PM

Verrrrrrrry creatived! #1673992

Jacqueline C. Harmon 8/3/2005 7:21:45 PM

great photograph Kay! love it! #1674061

Anita Ott 8/3/2005 7:24:24 PM

This is great. Looks like it should be in a beach condo. Very Nice Job! #1674066

Kay E. Mahoney 8/3/2005 7:57:24 PM

Thank you Bobbie, Alisha, Gail, Jacqueline, and Anita for all of your nice comments :) #1674132

Diane Addonizio 8/3/2005 7:57:39 PM

Very well done, Kay! #1674133

Kay E. Mahoney 8/3/2005 8:12:05 PM

Thank you very much Diane. #1674172

Phil Sauvey 8/3/2005 9:17:53 PM


I really love your effects and what a great summer photo! The watermelon umbrella, the beach and water. What a great way to cool off! #1674252

Leonard Pierce 8/3/2005 9:22:28 PM

Wow! Fantastic image Kay!!! Very clean, simple design and perfectly composed!! Great colors and effects too! #1674255

Wren Hendrick 8/3/2005 10:52:48 PM

What a presentation, Kay. Just beautiful!!! #1674349

Kerby Pfrangle 8/4/2005 2:31:25 AM

Kay love your effects. This is simple and beautiful.

Kerby #1674603

Marvin H. Gohlke Jr. 8/4/2005 4:52:06 AM

Really neat effects with this shot. And the chair just seems to be beckoning someone to come sit in it. Almost emits a lonely feeling to it. Very effective simplicity! #1675057

Walter Graziano 8/4/2005 5:24:11 AM

Nice simple shot, love the effects and the watermellon umbrella! #1675207

Kay E. Mahoney 8/4/2005 5:33:54 AM

Thank you Phil, Len, Wren, Kerby, Marvin and Wally for all of your wonderful comments :) #1675285

Candice C. Calhoun 8/4/2005 9:04:22 AM

Perfect composition and presentation, Kay! I love the watermelon umbrella...a true summer treat!

ccc #1676385

Kirsi Bertolini 8/4/2005 9:10:50 AM

So well done! Great candy colors! #1676418

Kay E. Mahoney 8/4/2005 9:55:52 AM

Thank you Candice and Kirsi for your nice comments. #1676582

Stephen Zacker 8/4/2005 2:02:54 PM

Neat image and effects #1677463

Darla Cobus 8/4/2005 2:14:57 PM

I love this image, and oh does it bring back some wonderful memories. I was born and raised in St Petersburg and know Ft. Desoto beach very well. I must say it is one of the most beautiful beaches in Florida and I visit it when I go home each year. Thanks for making me smile with this shot :) #1677519

Nadia W. Smith 8/4/2005 2:42:46 PM

I love the colors and cool effects. Nice angle too! #1677611

Jenny Bosmans 8/4/2005 2:56:09 PM

Love it, Kay! Beautiful treatment and colors!! #1677647

Melissa L. Zavadil 8/4/2005 4:04:00 PM

This is a great shot! The effects just make this perfect!! I love the colors! I could definately see this on a card!! #1677973

Kay E. Mahoney 8/4/2005 4:31:33 PM

Thank you Stephen, Darla, Nadia, Jenny, and Melissa for all of your wonderful comments. I love going to this beach area it is so beautiful there. #1678080

Nicole E. Rappaport 8/4/2005 7:23:54 PM

what a great image! and I LOVE the effects!! awesome! :) #1678537

Kay E. Mahoney 8/4/2005 8:35:50 PM

Thank you for your comment Nicole #1678639

Jill Flynn 8/4/2005 10:00:24 PM

Really looks like a painting Kay. WONDERFUL treatment and effects! #1678838

Kay E. Mahoney 8/5/2005 5:13:09 AM

Thank you for your comment Jill. #1680009

Cathy Barrows 8/6/2005 12:12:24 PM

what big melons you have love this...the fx are fab #1685332

Kay E. Mahoney 8/6/2005 12:31:49 PM

Thank you Cathy. #1685361

Janet L. Skinner 8/7/2005 10:47:42 AM

I absolutely love this, Kay!! The effects you used, the tilt of the umbrella......wonderful!!!! #1688150

Kay E. Mahoney 8/7/2005 3:12:28 PM

Thank you for your comment Janet. #1688731

Jake 8/8/2005 6:57:40 PM

Great work Kay. I really love this. #1694319

Kay E. Mahoney 8/8/2005 7:28:40 PM

Thank you Jennifer #1694420

Jeff Robinson 8/9/2005 3:31:00 PM

So well done..... Outstanding image! Jeff #1698371

Kay E. Mahoney 8/9/2005 6:28:26 PM

Thank you for your comment Jeff. #1698865

Esther Smith 8/9/2005 7:57:55 PM

Great photo, Kay! I love it! #1699009

Kay E. Mahoney 8/9/2005 8:32:34 PM

Thank you Esther for your comment. #1699085

Jacqueline C. Harmon 8/10/2005 7:45:20 AM

wow kay! you did such a wonderful job with this one...just look at all the comments! keep it up girl! did you enter it in the contest???? its a winner! #1700825

Kay E. Mahoney 8/10/2005 9:56:43 AM

Thank you Jacqueline for your comment. Yes, I did enter it. #1701449

Kelly Barclay 8/11/2005 9:06:25 PM

I really like this effect on this shot. I like that filter and am trying to find just the right picture to apply it to. You found it! Can't wait to get to the beach! #1707838

Kay E. Mahoney 8/13/2005 1:09:39 PM

Thank you for your comment Kelly. #1713453

Lori L. Thomas 8/18/2005 8:16:35 PM

Great shot and wonderful use of effects! #1733242

Kay E. Mahoney 8/18/2005 8:23:29 PM

Thank you Lori. #1733255

DiAnna F. Paulk 8/21/2005 3:14:40 PM

Wow, I love this, Kay!! I'm sure we'll be seeing this one in the finalists next month! Great colors and effect.

Thanks for stopping to comment on my "Summer Setting" image. #1747560

bob cornelison 8/22/2005 9:40:50 AM

A very cool shot and effects here! Great work!
~:O) #1751089

Kay E. Mahoney 8/22/2005 3:36:17 PM

Thank you DiAnna and Bob for your wonderful comments. #1752705

Noel Baebler 8/24/2005 7:48:34 PM

Your effects work on this is fantastic! You need to print and frame this! #1763327

Kay E. Mahoney 8/24/2005 8:38:08 PM

Thank you very much Noel. #1763423

Keith Dukes 8/27/2005 7:07:56 PM

Wow, Nice picture. I agree you shoulda had this one last month. It woulda gave the winners in the "Monthly Theme" category a run for their money. #1774874

Kay E. Mahoney 8/27/2005 7:16:00 PM

Thank you very much Keith. #1774883

Ellen L. Zaslaw 9/1/2005 2:15:50 PM

Very whimsical ! Love it ! #1794087

Terry L. Ellis 9/1/2005 2:55:37 PM

Great effect, Kay! Very cool image! #1794239

Kay E. Mahoney 9/1/2005 3:31:39 PM

Thank you Ellen and Terry for your comments. #1794369

Tina L. Folsom 9/2/2005 9:58:56 AM

This picture made me smile today #1796952

Kay E. Mahoney 9/2/2005 11:41:19 AM

Thank you Tina for your comment. We need to have some smiles with whats going on right now. #1797234

Susan T. Evans 9/3/2005 1:14:07 PM


Kay E. Mahoney 9/4/2005 3:25:01 PM

Thank you Susan. #1801980

Jacqueline C. Harmon 9/4/2005 4:52:13 PM


Kay E. Mahoney 9/5/2005 4:48:54 AM

Thank you Jacqueline. This is one of my favorites. #1803104

Anderson D. Co 9/5/2005 5:39:23 AM

fascinating treatement. nice image. #1803272

Kay E. Mahoney 9/5/2005 6:56:21 PM

Thank you Anderson. #1805205

Mary Timman 9/24/2005 4:44:36 AM

Beautiful image. Congrats and Good Luck on the next round! #1874336

Sylvia Rossler 9/24/2005 6:50:00 AM

Beautiful image and effects Kay! Congrats and good luck in the next round :o) #1875350

Julie Turner 9/24/2005 6:58:26 AM

Sorry I missed this one the first time around, but I was out of the loop for most of August. What a great shot. I love your effects. Congratulations and good luck in the next round!!! #1875419

Linda Proctor 9/24/2005 7:15:32 AM

Congratulations Kay!!! Missed this one good luck on second round !!! #1875557

Barbara Helgason 9/24/2005 7:43:01 AM

Congratulations on this great capture Kay, love your use of effects here! #1875726

Terry L. Ellis 9/24/2005 7:46:04 AM

Congratulations, Kay, on this wonderful finalist!! #1875751

Kay E. Mahoney 9/24/2005 8:09:52 AM

Thank you Mary, Sylvia, Julie, Linda, Barbara, and Terry for all of your comments. #1875890

KHAWLA Haddad 9/24/2005 8:13:13 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalists, Kay wonderful work best of luck in the next round!!!! #1875915

Karen Bacon 9/24/2005 9:07:13 AM

Congratulations Kay on this great finalist!Wonderful use of effects! #1876241

Kaye Burazin 9/24/2005 9:33:13 AM

so wonderful to see your work in the finalists, couldn't have happened to a nicer person, you were one of the first people to comment on my entries and greet me as a newcomer, your ability to make someone feel welcome is exceptional as well as your ability as a photographer is also exceptional, good luck in the next round! #1876371

Stephen Zacker 9/24/2005 9:38:51 AM

Super image and effects. Like the simplicity. Very inviting. Congratulations #1876402

Darla Cobus 9/24/2005 9:59:46 AM

I am so happy to see this shot as a finalist, You are so deserving and such a sweet person. I hope to see this as a WINNER!!!! #1876509

Ralph W. Prowell 9/24/2005 10:29:55 AM

Beautiful image. I like the tranqual effect that you have captured. Great effect and simplicity. Good luck in the next round. #1876796

Elisabeth A. Gay 9/24/2005 10:36:33 AM

Congratulations!! Beautiful colours and effects.
Ann #1876878

Cynthia M. Wiles 9/24/2005 10:52:58 AM

I love what you did with this shot...Looks like a greeting card or a framed shot for the wall at your beach house! Congrats!
Cindy #1877052

Kay E. Mahoney 9/24/2005 10:57:01 AM

Thank you Kelly, Karen, Kaye, Stephen, Darla, Ralph, Ann and Cindy for all of your wonderful comments. #1877086

Judy S. Fung 9/24/2005 11:06:03 AM

Congrats, Kay! #1877165

Claudia Kuhn 9/24/2005 11:08:18 AM

Congrats Kay! #1877177

Sandy Landon 9/24/2005 11:51:15 AM

Wonderful Kay!! Congrats!! #1877499

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas 9/24/2005 11:53:51 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist Kay!,
Amalia #1877515

Deb Holmes-Hatfield 9/24/2005 1:12:07 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Kay, way to go! #1877948

Ellen Devenny 9/24/2005 1:14:22 PM

Congratulations on making finalist!!! #1877958

Jenny Bosmans 9/24/2005 2:04:42 PM

Congratulations on this super finalist, Kay!! #1878244

Lorri Shank 9/24/2005 3:16:47 PM

Kay-congrats on FINALIST! I love this photo--the tiers of color and the wonderful effects. Great work! Good luck. Lorri #1878581

Linda D. Lester 9/24/2005 3:28:14 PM

Awesome shot! Congratulations and good luck in the next round #1878640

Jacqueline C. Harmon 9/24/2005 4:06:00 PM

congrats kay! I knew it was bond to be a winner! #1878807

MARLON IGNACIO 9/24/2005 4:19:10 PM

Congratulations, Kay, on this fine finalist! Good luck on the next round. #1878853

Noel Baebler 9/24/2005 5:27:33 PM

Huzzah, Kay! #1879153

Terry R. Hatfield 9/24/2005 5:37:55 PM

Congratulations On Your Finalist Kay!!I Like The Effects:-) #1879194

Kay E. Mahoney 9/24/2005 6:09:08 PM

Thank you Judy, Claudia, Sandy, Amalia, Deb, Ellen, Jenny, Lorri, Linda, Jacqueline, Marlon, Noel, and Terry for all of your wonderful comments :) #1879323

Deborah C. Lewinson 9/24/2005 7:16:48 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Kay, a simple and striking image!
Best wishes,
Debby #1879557

Kay E. Mahoney 9/24/2005 7:21:11 PM

Thank you very much Debby. #1879571

Leonard Pierce 9/24/2005 9:56:44 PM

Congratulations Kay!!! Beautiful! #1880034

Kay E. Mahoney 9/25/2005 6:30:51 AM

Thank you Len. #1881037

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 9/25/2005 9:12:33 AM

Congratulations Kay!!! #1881628

Lori Carlson 9/25/2005 8:30:52 PM

What neat effects Kay! Congratulations! :0) #1884085

Kay E. Mahoney 9/26/2005 8:36:41 PM

Thank you Adilson and Lori. #1888546

Sylvia Rossler 9/26/2005 10:25:19 PM

Congratulations on your win Kay !!!! #1888941

Kerby Pfrangle 9/26/2005 10:56:11 PM

Kay congratulations on your second place win. WOnderful job and I am happy for you.

Kerby #1889112

Daniel Diaz 9/27/2005 2:07:59 AM

Big Congrats Kay, EXCELLENT work!!!!!!! #1889489

Ellen Devenny 9/27/2005 2:30:09 AM


Colette M. Metcalf 9/27/2005 3:52:14 AM

Congratulations to you Kay!!!! #1889834

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 9/27/2005 3:54:51 AM

Congratulations on your winn Kay!!! #1889854

Keri M. Dietrich 9/27/2005 3:56:45 AM

Congratulations, Love it, makes me want to go sit on the beach!! #1889871

Nicole E. Rappaport 9/27/2005 4:17:03 AM

congrats on your win Kay!!! :) #1890037

Kathleen Clemons 9/27/2005 4:19:43 AM

Congrats to you, Kay! #1890058

Mary Timman 9/27/2005 4:44:57 AM

Congrats. Well deserved Kay! #1890188

Darla Cobus 9/27/2005 4:57:12 AM

YEAH, I am soooo happy for you! #1890268

Laura E. OConnor 9/27/2005 6:09:47 AM

Wonderful image! So well done! Congratulations on your win!!! #1890544

Linda D. Lester 9/27/2005 6:12:07 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful winner! #1890563

Agnes Fegan 9/27/2005 6:31:50 AM

Congrats on your winning photo Kay!!! #1890713

Alisha L. Ekstrom 9/27/2005 6:55:23 AM

CONGRATS on this wonderful winner!!! #1890860

Joyce ONeil 9/27/2005 7:04:17 AM

Congrats! #1890908

Kay Beausoleil 9/27/2005 7:06:01 AM

Love the colours and the effects -- congratulations on your win, Kay! #1890926

Lorri Shank 9/27/2005 7:47:34 AM

Kay--so happy you won for this outstanding photo! congrats! #1891109

KHAWLA Haddad 9/27/2005 9:06:59 AM

YAAAAAAAAAA BIG Congratulations on your wonderful Second place winner, kay so happy to see it win such wonderful capture!!!!!! #1891500

Anita Ott 9/27/2005 9:16:53 AM

Congratulations Kay, Great Job! #1891538

Susan T. Evans 9/27/2005 9:22:38 AM


Jacqueline C. Harmon 9/27/2005 9:42:04 AM

congrats my friend...i am proud of you! I already knew you were a winner!!! #1891683

Terry L. Ellis 9/27/2005 10:29:56 AM

Kaye, huge congratulations on this wonderful second place win! I am so happy for you! #1891906

Sandy Landon 9/27/2005 11:30:54 AM

Congrats Kay!!! Wonderful!! #1892106

Jenny Bosmans 9/27/2005 12:58:43 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful win, Kay!! #1892416

Ermanno Radice 9/27/2005 12:59:18 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful Second place winner, Kay!!! #1892420

Candice C. Calhoun 9/27/2005 1:19:57 PM


ccc #1892574

Cathy Barrows 9/27/2005 1:49:37 PM

congrats on your win...great it #1892700

Anita Hogue 9/27/2005 3:22:25 PM

Beautiful image, Kay! Congratulations!! #1892951

William C. Raco 9/27/2005 4:13:36 PM

Very pretty, Kay

bill #1893015

Kay E. Mahoney 9/27/2005 4:58:59 PM

THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU everyone for all of your wonderful comments. I was so excited when I saw my second place winner. My first one. Better Photo is such a wonderful site. I've meet a lot of wonderful people on this site. I look forward to everyday so I can see all of the beautiful photos. In my book every one is a winner on this site. #1893161

Susan T. Parady 9/27/2005 5:25:56 PM

Congratulations, Kay, on this beautiful winner. #1893236

Claudia Kuhn 9/27/2005 6:09:03 PM

Congratulations Kay on your colorful winner!! #1893348

Jane Summa 9/27/2005 7:38:55 PM

Congratulations, Kay! Wonderful effect and colors. Definitely a winner! #1893559

Karen Bacon 9/28/2005 5:37:49 AM

Congratulations Kay!Wish I was sitting in that chair right now! #1894529

Karen Bacon 9/28/2005 5:37:52 AM

Congratulations Kay!Wish I was sitting in that chair right now! #1894530

Deb Holmes-Hatfield 9/28/2005 8:29:19 AM

Congratulations on this awesome winner Kay! #1895252

Hal Hill 9/28/2005 4:04:44 PM

Congratulations Kay on a well deserved win. Classic image! #1896683

Terry R. Hatfield 9/28/2005 4:45:22 PM

Kay Congratulations On Your Beautiful Winning Image:-) #1896754

Julie Turner 9/28/2005 5:25:09 PM

YOU DID IT!!! I'm so proud of you Kay! Your hard work has paid off. A big congratulations to you!!! #1896874

Paula Showen 9/28/2005 5:47:39 PM

This is an AWESOME image!!! Congrats!!! #1896967

Kay E. Mahoney 9/28/2005 6:06:05 PM

Thank you Susan, Claudia, Jane, Karen, Deb, Hal, Terry, Julie, and Paula for all of your wonderful comments :) #1896996

Kristi A. Howson 9/28/2005 6:56:15 PM

Congratulations Kay on this the deep color and effects! #1897109

Kay E. Mahoney 9/28/2005 6:57:43 PM

Thank you very much Kristi. #1897115

Simon Effendi 1/29/2006 3:55:03 AM

Oh wow... such a fantastic, artistic, graphic image! Congrats! :) #2351394

Kay E. Mahoney 1/29/2006 2:25:20 PM

Thank you Simon for your nice comment. #2353152

Kathleen Lynch 2/15/2006 4:54:19 PM

I can certainly see why this shot won. Great job Kay. I really enjoyed your gallery. You mentioned Busch Gardens and this shot in St. Pete makes me homesick....I lived in Tampa for 15 years. Great pictures around the area. Keep up the good work. #2423730

Janet S. Jonas 2/16/2006 7:38:26 AM

A delightful image both in composition and color. #2426082

Kay E. Mahoney 2/17/2006 11:13:27 AM

Thank you Kate and Janet for your comments. #2431000

Daniel G. Flocke 5/7/2006 5:04:27 AM

Kay - Way cool effects! Congratulations! #2733992

Kay E. Mahoney 5/8/2006 8:41:54 PM

Thank you Daniel. #2740615

Autum Rhoades 6/19/2006 4:20:16 AM

Congrats on your win! I love the effects you used on this photo. Not only that, I think it's framed really well and has beautiful coloring! #2914034

Kay E. Mahoney 6/19/2006 5:09:19 PM

Thank you very much Autum. #2917425

Carol Teal 1/25/2007 9:48:37 AM

Kay, I wasn't a member when you received your win, but I really like this! I have only been to Fort DeSoto once, but it is so beautiful there! Congrats on your win! #3868758

Kay E. Mahoney 1/25/2007 7:14:35 PM

Thank you Carol for your comment. I love going to Ft. Desoto. It was picked as the top beach a few years ago. #3872386

Francine Savoie-Jansson 2/15/2007 8:12:36 PM

So simple but yet so powerfull. Wow I love this artwork very much, it's so refreshing and delicious at the same time.what a site Kay!

Francine #3952720

Kay E. Mahoney 2/16/2007 6:14:19 PM

Thank you very much Francine. #3956403

Heather Thorsen 2/23/2007 4:01:37 AM

A super effect you have achieved here with this lovely picture.


Kay E. Mahoney 2/23/2007 3:24:57 PM

Thank you for your comment Heather. #3980207

Bambi L. Dingman 10/21/2008 8:37:36 PM

How wonderful!! Absolutely beautiful with these effects! #6635022

Kay E. Mahoney 10/24/2008 9:51:21 AM

Thank you Bambi for your nice comment. #6652932

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Taken at Ft.Desoto beach in St. Petersburg Florida. Used the color pencil effect. Microsoft Picture It Photo premium 7.0

Uploaded on 8/3/2005 12:44:41 PM All Time Best Photo Contest Winner Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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