Hard Days Work

© Phyllis H. Burchett

Hard Days Work

Nadia Paul 3/10/2011 7:19:33 PM

This is just wonderful Phyllis - fantastic DD work! #1359772

Deborah C. Lewinson 3/10/2011 7:25:37 PM

This image is superb, Phyllis! Love the mood, quality, and story!

Debby #9284558

Kathy Salerni 3/10/2011 7:27:04 PM

Wow, outstanding silhouettes and excellent treament, Phyllis! #9284563

Deon 3/10/2011 8:55:45 PM

Incredible Phyllis. I love everything about this one. WOW. #9284620

Terry Cervi 3/10/2011 9:47:04 PM

The treatment is awesome and this is just a beautiful shot, Phyllis! #9284661

Patti Coblentz 3/11/2011 2:37:22 AM

Beautiful storytelling image, Phyllis...the light, silhouettes, and dd work are stunning! #9284768

Tammy M. Anderson 3/11/2011 2:53:47 AM

Beautiful comp. tones and treatment, Phyllis. #9284802

Michelle Alton 3/11/2011 3:08:58 AM

An awesome creation, Phyllis. #9284828

Robert R. Goodman 3/11/2011 3:43:13 AM

Hi Phyllis,That is a winner.Beautiful capture.Excellent DD work!!!! #9284874

Carol Eade 3/11/2011 5:27:50 AM

Gorgeous work, Phyllis! #9285109

Courtenay Vanderbilt 3/11/2011 6:59:00 AM

Absolutely gorgeous, Phyllis! Love the silhouettes and incredible bg! #9285297

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 3/11/2011 10:38:06 AM

WOW!!! What an awesome image. How talented you are, Phyllis. #9285562

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 3/11/2011 11:27:26 AM

WOW from me too, AWESOME! #9285649

Mike Clime 3/11/2011 12:37:18 PM

Wow, this is awesome, Phyllis! #9285803

Carla Capra 3/11/2011 1:56:28 PM

;) CC #9286006

Shirley Sicurello 3/11/2011 5:35:05 PM

So well done! #9286236

Renee Doyle 3/11/2011 6:54:14 PM

Simply awesome Phyllis!! #9286338

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 3/12/2011 6:06:40 PM

WOW! Gorgeous work, Phyllis! :-) k #9287771

Rona L. Schwarz 3/12/2011 9:41:27 PM

WOW, this is sensational, Phyllis!! Superb DD work - the silhouettes are perfect and the background and lighting and colors are marvelous! I'm sure we'll see this one again! #9287967

Mary Timman 3/13/2011 11:45:52 AM

Oh love this! Love the tones, light, silhouettes..just perfectly made! #9288843

Christine Lobsinger 3/13/2011 5:54:13 PM

Oh Phyllis, I believe we will see this beautiful piece of art again!!!
Simply gorgeous work!!
Into my fav's...
Smiling With You,
Christine #9289386

Emile Abbott 3/14/2011 8:56:11 AM

Phyllis you new Bobby and I would love this one. Excellent silhouetted western scene. #9290620

Jeff Robinson 3/14/2011 11:56:16 AM

Wow - Outstanding in every way Phyllis!! #9290912

John Connolly 3/14/2011 2:01:47 PM

A wonderful story telling image with excellent effects Phyllis! You did a great job with this one! #9291197

Ellen Hodges 3/14/2011 8:01:10 PM

Fabulous capture, Phyllis!! Wow colors and comp!!! #9291641

Cathy Barrows 3/15/2011 7:14:28 AM

over the top fantastic #9292443

Karen Celella 3/16/2011 7:33:32 AM

Outstanding in every way, Phyllis. We will see this one again, for sure! #9294229

Bill Houghton 3/16/2011 7:46:55 PM

An amazing shot. Just outstanding. #9295114

Phyllis H. Burchett 3/16/2011 8:30:31 PM

Thanks guys for looking and taking the time to comment, it really means a lot to me.....HAPPY ST. PADDY'S DAY YALL! #9295143

Usman M. Bajwa 4/6/2011 10:04:32 AM

Splendid capture, Phyllis. If this does not win, what will?

UB. #9337588

Phyllis H. Burchett 4/6/2011 10:17:15 AM

Thank you so much Usman, you are too kind! #9337605

Ellen Hodges 7/28/2011 7:00:33 PM

Huge congrats on your fantastic finalists, Phyllis!! Very best luck!! #9561000

Agnes Fegan 7/28/2011 7:40:04 PM

Wow...outstanding! Congratulations! #9561480

Mary Timman 7/28/2011 7:44:45 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist! #9561534

Deborah C. Lewinson 7/28/2011 8:03:42 PM

It's like a painting, Phyllis, simply gorgeous!

Congratulations and best wishes!
Debby #9561680

Amy M. Wilson 7/28/2011 8:52:50 PM

Huge congratulations on your stunning Finalist, Phyllis!! #9561910

Carol L. Fowler 7/28/2011 9:10:43 PM

Congrats on this Finalist #9562009

Irene Colling 7/28/2011 9:17:39 PM

Stunning image Phyllis. Love the strong contrast.

Congratulations on your fine Finalist photo. #9562044

Christine Lobsinger 7/29/2011 6:01:02 AM

WhowoowhO... Congrats Phyllis-
Smiling Chris #9563334

Stefania Barbier 7/29/2011 6:05:43 AM

huge congrats on your gorgeous finalist!!! #9563385

Carla Capra 7/29/2011 6:15:59 AM

Hi Phyllis;
An outstanding Finalist.
;) CC #9563479

Cathy Barrows 7/29/2011 6:17:01 AM

Just fabulous...congrats #9563488

Danny B. Head 7/29/2011 6:23:08 AM

If this doesn't win there is something wrong with the system! #9563523

Phyllis H. Burchett 7/29/2011 6:34:24 AM

Thank you so much everyone! ☺ #9563589

Leslie McLain 7/29/2011 6:47:27 AM

Congrats on a stunning finalist, Phyllis. #9563663

Shelly A. Van Camp 7/29/2011 7:19:19 AM

This is beautiful.....Congrats to you, Phyllis! #9563939

Gina Cormier 7/29/2011 7:25:59 AM

Congrats on this fantastic image! #9564017

Val Feldman 7/29/2011 7:38:56 AM

I've been on and off BP so much that I missed this one entirely! Not too late to fave it, cause this ol' Texan loves that very Western Flavor you captured so wonderfully! Huge congrats, once again, Phyllis - on an outstanding Finalist!!! #9564129

Phyllis H. Burchett 7/29/2011 7:45:56 AM

Thank you, thank you so much!!! #9564189

Linda L. Ruiz 7/29/2011 7:49:25 AM


Karen Slagle 7/29/2011 7:51:29 AM

Congrats Phyllis on this outstanding finalist, one of my faves... #9564231

Jessica Jenney 7/29/2011 8:11:18 AM

Congratulations, Phyllis on your fabulous finalist! #9564300

Heather Loewenhardt 7/29/2011 8:26:25 AM

Congrats on making the finalist round with this awesome image Phyllis. Good luck in the finals. #9564360

Linda D. Lester 7/29/2011 8:28:18 AM

I can see this on canvas...just beautiful! My fav for this category!

Congratulations! #9564366

Pattie Smith 7/29/2011 9:48:52 AM

This image is one of my very favorites Phyllis! I love the crispness of the silhouettes! Congrats! #9564732

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas 7/29/2011 10:43:30 AM

Big Congratulations on your fantastic finalist Phyllis!,
Amalia #9564931

Marcel J. Fernandez 7/29/2011 11:43:15 AM

Congratulations, Phyllis on your two terrific Finalist. #9565234

Lisa J. Boulden 7/29/2011 11:57:02 AM

Wow, Phyllis!
Such a stunning image!
Big congratulations!!!
~♥~Lisa #9565310

Phyllis A. Houghton 7/29/2011 12:16:29 PM

A well deserved win! Congratulations on your finalist Phyllis. Love your DD work. Good luck in the next round! #9565419

Leslie McLain 7/29/2011 1:20:23 PM

Another beautiful winner, Phyllis. Congrats. #9565632

Courtenay Vanderbilt 7/29/2011 1:20:56 PM

LOL! I was confused for a moment! I haven't even finished congratulating the Finalists yet! Congrats on your Winner, Phyllis! #9565638

Bojan Bencic 7/29/2011 1:29:46 PM

Congratulations on your win, Phyllis! #9565715

Patti Coblentz 7/29/2011 1:31:46 PM

Just gorgeous, Phyllis...congratulations on your winner!!! #9565732

Jessica Jenney 7/29/2011 1:47:19 PM

Congratulations, Phyllis on your fantastic win! #9565837

Val Feldman 7/29/2011 1:50:59 PM

WTG, Phyllis! So happy to see Gold attached to this - seems like I just got finished congratulating you on your Finalist and here you are sporting a Gold Badge....another great and well-deserved month for you! You go, girl! :) :) #9565865

Danny B. Head 7/29/2011 2:00:32 PM

A fave for me.... simply said, I love it! Congrats! #9565935

Stefania Barbier 7/29/2011 2:01:39 PM


Michelle Alton 7/29/2011 2:11:46 PM

SUPERIOR work and a brilliant winner, Phyllis! Congratulations! #9566017

Marcie A. Fowler 7/29/2011 3:33:49 PM

As a horse owner I absolutely love this image. Congrats on your well deserved win. #9566354

Christopher Budny 7/29/2011 4:10:19 PM

Just beautiful, Phyllis! Love the subtle texture too. Congratulations on your win! #9566534

Nadia Paul 7/29/2011 4:13:23 PM

Congrats on this wonderful winner Phyllis! #9566549

Rona L. Schwarz 7/29/2011 4:34:15 PM

So MAGNIFICENT, Phyllis! I knew we'd see it back with GOLD! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on this brilliant Winner! #9566698

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 7/29/2011 4:37:45 PM

Another fabulous winner! WTG Phyllis! :-) k #9566723

Barbara Waldoch 7/29/2011 4:42:29 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful winner, Phyllis! #9566757

Kay E. Mahoney 7/29/2011 4:51:04 PM

Congratulations on your second place winner, Phyllis. #9566790

Renee Doyle 7/29/2011 4:56:12 PM

Big congrats again Phyllis on this wonderful winning image!! #9566820

SaMi Martin 7/29/2011 5:00:35 PM

Outstanding...I love it! Congrats! #9566842

Debra R. Harder 7/29/2011 5:07:44 PM

You are on a roll, Phyllis! Congratulations on another OUTSTANDING GOLD WINNER! Deb #9566885

Kathy Cline 7/29/2011 5:17:15 PM

I agree with Deb Phyllis,
An amazing shot and well deserved award!

Judy V. Kennamer 7/29/2011 5:52:55 PM

Great job Phyllis!!! This is gorgeous!!! Congrats!!! (I hope you can read this after Kathy's pup dribbles on it :o) #9567177

Heather Loewenhardt 7/29/2011 6:52:21 PM

Congratulations Phyllis for your gold win on this stellar image. #9567361

JO ANN CLEVELAND 7/29/2011 6:55:46 PM

Ohhhh Phyllis! This is awesome...so glad to see it is a Gold Winner!

jo ann c. #9567378

Amy M. Wilson 7/29/2011 7:05:45 PM

Love this.... HUGE congratulations on your well-deserved Gold win, Phyllis!!! #9567416

Phyllis H. Burchett 7/29/2011 7:08:16 PM

Thank you so much everyone....still chuckling after your post Judy! #9567426

Linda S. Smith 7/29/2011 7:12:35 PM

Awesome capture Phyllis! Congrats! #9567444

Kathy Salerni 7/29/2011 11:05:11 PM

Huge congrats on this well deserved Winning image, Phyllis! #9567986

Mary K. Robison 7/29/2011 11:43:02 PM

Brilliant work and image, Phyllis!
CONGRATULATIONS on your well earned Gold Winner! #9568048

Alan L. Borror 7/30/2011 2:37:45 AM

Congratulations on another beautiful winner, Phyllis! #9568287

Gail Sullivan 7/30/2011 5:30:56 AM

Just outstanding, Phyllis...congrats again! #9568618

Deborah C. Lewinson 7/30/2011 5:36:44 AM

So glad to see this get the gold, Phyllis!

Congrats on another superb winner!
Debby #9568640

Ken Smith 7/30/2011 5:52:44 AM

Super work, Phyllis. Congrats on this beauty! #9568727

Julie Burnett 7/30/2011 6:10:01 AM

OMG, this is brilliant!! Don't know how I missed this, but WOW!! Congratulations on this stunning Gold Winner, Phyllis!! #9568762

Phyllis H. Burchett 7/30/2011 7:13:23 AM

Thanks so very much everyone! #9568892

Robert R. Goodman 7/30/2011 7:58:05 AM

A big congratulations,Phyllis.WTG my friend!!! #9569084

Cathy Barrows 7/30/2011 8:50:28 AM

Congrats on your winner...love it and so does london #9569239

Shirley A. Kinney 7/30/2011 9:21:53 AM

Awesome, Phyllis. Congratulations on your win!

Patrick Rouzes 7/30/2011 9:23:53 AM

Congratulations on this incredible Gold Winner, Phyllis! WTG! #9569316

Mitch Spence 7/30/2011 10:07:22 AM

Wonderful stuff, Phyllis. Congratulations on your gold. #9569419

Sharon Sawyer 7/30/2011 2:16:59 PM

Another HUGE congratulations on your outstanding and well deserved Second Place Win!!! WTG, Phyllis! #9569832

Phyllis H. Burchett 7/30/2011 4:25:33 PM

Thank you, thank you soooo much for your wonderful comments everyone! #9570138

Lindley Johnson 7/30/2011 5:10:11 PM

Superb image, Phyllis! The mood created by the light, the silhouettes, and the treatment is fantastic. Congratulations on your well-deserved winner! #9570234

Marcel J. Fernandez 7/30/2011 8:06:35 PM

Phyllis, Congratulations on your Fab Winner. #9570521

Freddy Bland 7/31/2011 1:29:33 AM

Congratulations, Phyllis, on this wonderful Gold winner!! #9570791

Lydia Williams 7/31/2011 11:49:25 AM

Wow! This is awesome. I love it. Wonderful work, Phyllis. Congratulations! #9571647

Dominick M. Dimacale 7/31/2011 11:54:25 AM

Congratulations Phyllis on your Win!!!

Dominick #9571658

Emile Abbott 7/31/2011 3:03:22 PM

OH Girl I am glad to see this one in the winner column. Loved it the first time. Huge Congrats Phyllis. #9572038

Merna L. Nobile 7/31/2011 7:42:28 PM

Imagine it. Feel it. Receive it. Congratulations, your entry was very special and thanks for sharing it with all of us. Merna Nobile

Usman M. Bajwa 8/1/2011 3:04:39 AM

Told ya in April...! C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S.......on this terrific Winner!!!!

UB. #9573151

Phyllis H. Burchett 8/1/2011 5:11:30 AM

Thanks guys and yes Usman, guess you were right! #9573518

Linda Blair 8/1/2011 9:26:30 AM

Congratulations Phyllis on this great winning image!! #9574141

David M. Montero 8/1/2011 4:15:46 PM

Outstanding work. Congratulations on your win Phyllis! #9574992

Janet Fikar 8/2/2011 6:21:55 AM

Spectacular image - congratulations! #9576514

Karen Celella 8/2/2011 12:23:52 PM

Congratulations on your fabulous winner, Phyllis! #9577180

Mary Beth Aiello 8/3/2011 10:40:08 AM

Oh, I LOVE This, Phyllis. Spectacular in every way. Huge congrats on your beautiful winner. #9579411

Phyllis H. Burchett 8/3/2011 12:34:09 PM

Thanks a bunch Linda B., Dave, Janet, Karen and Mary Beth!!! #9579610

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 8/4/2011 2:01:23 PM

AWESOME, love this one, beautifully captured. Huge congrats on your win!!! #9582030

Erica Murphy 8/6/2011 11:09:11 AM

WOW! This is stunning Phyllis! Congratulations on your WIN! #9586091

Phyllis H. Burchett 8/6/2011 2:01:31 PM

Thanks Nancy and Erica! #9586313

Shelly A. Van Camp 10/17/2011 4:09:45 PM

Amazing and beautiful! #9741294

Emile Abbott 3/10/2016 12:08:28 PM

Another great Best of the Best DD's on BP 20 years. Congrats Phyllis. See under Galleries All-Time BetterPhoto Photography Contest Winners. #11445065

Lydia Williams 3/12/2016 5:33:20 AM

Congratulations Phyllis! So glad to see this here! A Beauty!!! #11446126

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Lady Wrangler heads to the barn after a long days work at White Stallion Ranch in Tucson, AZ.

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 1/640 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 130.00 mm, Model: NIKON D3S

Uploaded on 3/10/2011 6:21:17 PM

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Camera: Nikon D3s Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Finalist
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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