Love Story

© Laura E. Swan

Love Story

Laura E. Swan Student 11/15/2010 4:15:50 PM

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Laura E. Swan 11/15/2010 4:18:38 PM






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Renee Doyle 11/15/2010 4:40:57 PM

Beautifully creative and perfectly executed Laura!! Wonderful work!! #9038215

Ron McEwan 11/15/2010 4:50:21 PM

Great shooting great work and lots of memories WTG Laura #9038294

Ray Thoms 11/15/2010 5:06:47 PM

Great image and nicely treated Laura....well done! #9038450

Monnie Ryan 11/15/2010 5:32:21 PM

Wonderful image, Laura -- love this one! #9038678

Tammy Espino 11/15/2010 6:51:37 PM

You certainly are masterful at changing clothes. Can you come to my house and do that to my closet? LOL
Love your work girl, awesome!! #9039222

Laura E. Swan 11/15/2010 9:53:14 PM

Hi Renee, Ron, Ray, Monnie, and Tammy!

MY FRIENDS! It's "FINALIST DAY" and you STILL came to visit me! WOW! Now that is COOL! :D

I really enjoyed making this one but then made way too many MAYBE's and SAVED my changes a million times...so I am not even sure that I entered the right one! AHAHAHAHA! Oh well! I THINK I DID! :)))...and the music is pretty!

Having Kiki and Leif here meant so much. I hope they like this one.

Tammy, if you don't mind SMUDGE MARKS all over your stuff I'd be glad to come and change the clothes in your closets.

HEY! I want that white cotton blouse you are wearing on your AVATAR for payment however. I really like it and can never find one like it.

DEAL?

THANK YOU EVERYBODY! Very much!

-Laura LooLoo #9039996

Michelle Alton 11/16/2010 3:00:18 AM

Fascinating work, Laura. Love the final creation! #9040382

Laura E. Swan 11/16/2010 10:17:17 AM

:))) Thank you VERY much, Michelle! It was fun to make!!! :)))

-Laura #9041929

Carol L. Fowler 11/16/2010 10:55:05 AM

Sound effects too??? Fantastic!!! You are the WOMAN! #9041987

Rona L. Schwarz 11/16/2010 12:55:42 PM

OMG Laura, you are AMAZING! I don't know how you do this, but it is so creative. Just love the final version! Wonderful work! #9042389

John Connolly 11/16/2010 1:18:12 PM

You are overflowing with creativity Laura! You have presented some amazing work here, well done! #9042470

Patrick Rouzes 11/16/2010 1:45:32 PM

Fantastic tones, persspective, mood & DD work here, Laura! Wonderful work & image, indeed! WTG! #9042552

Stephen Zacker 11/16/2010 1:52:29 PM

Very romantic. Like the feeling you have created #9042596

Laura E. Swan 11/16/2010 2:36:40 PM

Hi Carol, Rona, John, Paddy and Steve :)

You have warmed my heart on a snowy Canadian day!

Thank you all so much!

-Laura #9042767

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 11/16/2010 5:19:23 PM

AWWWWWWWWWWWWWESOME DDR work, Laura! Incredible work! :-) k

Believe me when I tell you that your do NOT want to see a photo of my back yard! Maybe when there is some snow on it to hide all the dead plants...but not now! LOL #9043227

Laura E. Swan 11/16/2010 5:28:03 PM

:)))))) HA! I know JUST what you mean!

Thanks Dear Lady. :)

-Laura #9043246

Nancyj Hovey 11/16/2010 5:50:57 PM

Fantastic creativity, Laura...excellent DDR work, and love the results... wonderful presentation! 8o) #9043295

Randy D. Dinkins 11/16/2010 6:21:02 PM

Great "addition" to the shot! Very nicely done! #9043348

Laura E. Swan 11/16/2010 6:28:53 PM

Thank you Randy!!! :) #9043372

Kathleen K. Parker 11/17/2010 8:50:13 AM

I love their outfits and your shot! I am going to email you via site a question about the D90, Laura.
kk #9045114

Laura E. Swan 11/17/2010 8:56:39 AM

Thank you and sure thing. :)

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Stan Kwasniowski 11/18/2010 9:06:51 AM

Laura, you have a nack for images #9048615

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 11/19/2010 10:39:40 AM

I wonder who that handsome looking couple is. They're not in any way connected to the mysterious yellow car, are they? Oh, that's right, we discovered who they were. BTW! That was great detective work, Sister. Sherlock is looking at you with great envy!! HEHE!
I LOVE this image. Fantastic work!! Right out of an old movie. #9051518

Nancyj Hovey 11/20/2010 4:00:02 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving EFP! 8o)
Photobucket #9053938

Laura E. Swan 11/20/2010 4:57:45 PM

Thank you Stan, SSSKiki and Mumj!

:)))) #9054113

Dawn M. Schneider 12/7/2010 2:07:42 PM

love your creativity!! this is so wonderful, reminds me of the movie somewhere in time! great job as always!!! #9085919

Laura E. Swan 1/7/2011 9:25:49 PM

What an amazing movie that was, Dawn. One of my favorites. You must have had the music playing, too! :D

Sure appreciate the visit!

HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU AND YOURS!

-Laura :D #9149513

Stephen Zacker 11/6/2011 5:08:30 AM

Still like it :-) #9786830

Patrick Rouzes 11/7/2011 11:09:13 AM

All three are superbly done, Laura! Bet they are wonderful memories of your friends!
Have a nice day, my friend! #9789290

Laura E. Swan 11/7/2011 12:25:03 PM

Thank you Pictures, Images and Photos Gentlemen!

Always a pleasure to have you viewing my work.

This visit from BPers Kiki and Leif Kjaer meant so much to me. To be able to make some fun creations with them in it was an honor for me as well.

I hope the Judges Will Take A Good Look! (Beginning to finish). #9789446

Emile Abbott 11/8/2011 3:00:17 PM

This image just draws you in and embraces you with their connection together. #9791957

Mary K. Robison 11/21/2011 4:17:42 AM

Hey, Pom!
I missed this lovely work of art last year, and am really happy you submitted it again! Your DD work on this is SO well done. Hope the judges think the same.
Coincidence: I just congratulated Leif on his early winter photo (from Can-a-da...) making Finalist this month. Fingers crossed that this romantic image is among next month's Finalists (and beyond).
BTW, you're right: they make a charming couple, even from behind. #9822479

Jeff W. Robinson 11/22/2011 4:33:11 AM

Outstanding work Laura!! #9824498

Karen Kessler 11/22/2011 6:50:45 PM

How did I ever miss this one? You made it so "dreamy", Lala! Wonderful work on this romantic scene! :) #9825940

Laura E. Swan 11/22/2011 7:30:35 PM

Gosh you guys. Thanks so much! :))) I made this in PSE7. The smudge tool did most of the magic! Hey guess what? When I re-loaded PSE7 into the new lap top earlier in the year, the SMUDGE TOOL seems to not be there anymore! :( I depended on that filter a lot and also the FRAC is not there...but I knew it wouldn't be as that is an add on (plug in) for PSE7. Which is, in part, why you don't see me here much anymore. MY TOOLS that I used the most are not there when I need them. (Boo-hoo!)

MARE! Thanks! I will go visit Leif's Finalist of Canada right away! I am so out of touch with all the galleries these days and I do miss you all very much.

Hi Jeff! Thank you!!!

Kalena, they ARE a romantic couple. They still hold hands after 27 years of marriage! Neat hey? And they FLIRT with each other! I love that about them! :)

Night night and THANK YOU AGAIN!
Pommy-Lala

(Not to be confused with Benny Hanna or the Dommie Llama!) All of which I am sure that I have mis-spelled! HA! #9826008

Irene Colling 2/13/2013 8:08:33 AM

Just spotted this in the current Monthly Theme.

Quite a conversion you made.

Fantastic art work Laura. #10566550


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Description


River Romance Was Once Formal And Sweet.
Maybe Something Like This?

Enjoying Nervous Niceties And
The Silence of The Wind.

DETAILS:
This Was An 1800's Paddle Boat Ride
At HERITAGE PARK
CALGARY, ALBERTA CANADA.
Actual Couple Was
OUR VERY OWN BPers
Leif & Kiki Kjaer Visiting From Denmark In September!
I WILL SHOW THE BEFORE PIC plus one or two more for fun!

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(DDR) TV 1/320, AV 7.1, ISO High
MONTHLY THEME "Love Story"

Exif: F Number: 7.1, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/320 seconds, Flash: did not fire, auto mode, FocalLength: 4.60 mm, Model: Canon PowerShot SD800 IS

Uploaded on 11/15/2010 4:11:51 PM

Made With

Camera: Nikon D90 Digital SLR Camera

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