Sand Borders

© Ellen Hodges

Sand Borders

Tammy M. Anderson Student 5/23/2011 3:58:24 AM

Outstanding capture of light/shadows, Ellen. Great comp. and clarity. Love this! #1379427

Amy M. Wilson 5/23/2011 4:07:52 AM

Beautiful play of light... great shadows and details, Ellen! #9423273

Ray Thoms 5/23/2011 4:08:52 AM

I like the patterns created by the shadows....well seen and captured Ellen! #9423279

Mary Dimitriw 5/23/2011 4:19:48 AM

Love the shadows and light Ellen, excellent comp! #9423325

Doug Pignet 5/23/2011 4:23:02 AM

very nice comp & pov...well done #9423339

Bobby Ray Goodman 5/23/2011 4:29:39 AM

Hi Ellen,That is beautiful EOD my friend.It's been awhile since I've been back home.Wonderful capture!!!! #9423371

Sabrina Ryan 5/23/2011 5:01:14 AM

Fabulous image, Ellen! Nicely composed with beautiful light & details! #9423465

Jeff W. Robinson 5/23/2011 5:03:34 AM

Outstanding perspective, tones, shadows.... It has it all! Great job Ellen! #9423474

Ann H. Belus 5/23/2011 7:59:14 AM

Love this composition, Ellen; great lines, detail, light, texture, and very artistically presented! #9423767

Nadine A. Lewis 5/23/2011 8:08:54 AM

FANTASTIC shadows, lines, designs, and overall image, Ellen!! <>< #9423783

Tiia Vissak 5/23/2011 8:20:55 AM

cool tones, shapes & pov! #9423814

Emile Abbott 5/23/2011 8:59:05 AM

Fun with light and shadows. Excellent perspective Ellen #9423869

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 5/23/2011 11:48:23 AM

I love the composition and the shadow play, Ellen. Beautiful image indeed. #9424185

Nancy L. Green 5/23/2011 1:23:40 PM

WONDERFUL lighting, tones and textures my friend!!! LOVE the wonderful shadow work, WTG!!! <>< #9424320

Tammy Espino 5/23/2011 2:10:30 PM

Excellent! :) #9424361

Terry Cervi 5/23/2011 6:00:54 PM

Nice find and very well taken, Ellen! A terrific shot! #9424611

Avril Mrs Young 5/23/2011 6:01:25 PM

wow, what a great find, I would walk past this not realizing what a fantastic photo it would be...Excellent capture,light,pov and shadows..have a lovely day Eileen #9424613

Leslie McLain 5/23/2011 7:13:09 PM

Terrific capture and reflections, Ellen. This was such a fun and unexpected find. #9424715

Rona L. Schwarz 5/23/2011 8:53:37 PM

Another great shadow and light composition at the dunes, Ellen! What a great afternoon that was! #9424823

Ellen Hodges 5/23/2011 9:44:51 PM

Thanks so much for commenting, friends!! #9424880

rony sagy 5/23/2011 9:45:01 PM

Wow, wonderful lines. Love the composition. #9424881

Annie Booth 5/24/2011 3:50:14 AM

Love this Ellen, the fence is holding back the sands of time. Love the shadows. When I lived in that area, I love to go to the wild beaches on Lake Michigan.

Have a wonderful day my friend. #9425204

Lindley Johnson 5/24/2011 9:16:17 AM

Terrific lines and shadows, Ellen! #9425779

frank w. degenhardt 5/24/2011 10:09:47 AM

Ok, now I hope you know how I feel about the beauty of this picture. It has such a clean, unclutted look that is refreshing and it beauty is anything but simple. I love the composition and the pov and how you run the fence in a diagonal direction. The lines of the fence and that gorgeous shadow of it is beautiful and then the sand with its own natural lines just make this a WINNER my dear friend. Amazing work girl.
Annie and I hope your day is a beautiful one. #9425853

Julie Burnett 5/24/2011 1:11:51 PM

Fantastic use of lines, light and shadow, Ellen, simply fabulous!! #9426052

Debra R. Harder 5/24/2011 5:43:53 PM

I agree with Frank, Ellen! This is a WINNER! Superb composition, lighting, shadow-play, details and textures. Brilliant! Deb #9426365

Heather Loewenhardt 5/24/2011 11:00:09 PM

Lines, shadows and textures all rolled into one fantastic image. #9426741

Ellen Hodges 5/25/2011 8:01:32 AM

Thanks for the kind comments, friends!! #9427552

Richard D. Love 6/13/2011 10:00:44 AM

Wonderful light, lines, and shadows. Beautifully done, Ellen. #9458558

Kathy Wesserling 6/22/2011 1:08:33 PM

Who knew that a poor Tulip crop this year would result in finding this unexpected EOD treasure, eh? Congratulations for the Finaliist, Ellen. #9473630

Heather Loewenhardt 6/22/2011 1:08:44 PM

Love this image and knew it was a winner. Congrats and good luck in the next round. #9473632

Tiia Vissak 6/22/2011 1:29:27 PM

Congratulations! #9473752

Kathy Salerni 6/22/2011 1:44:22 PM

Congratulations on your well deserved Finalist, Ellen! #9473847

Nancyj Hovey 6/22/2011 2:30:16 PM

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #9474164

Courtenay Vanderbilt 6/22/2011 3:00:53 PM

Congratulations, Ellen! Well deserved! #9474306

Susan Weisensel 6/22/2011 3:13:19 PM

Hey Ellen, congratulations on your wonderful finalist. #9474369

Rona L. Schwarz 6/22/2011 3:14:41 PM

WTG, Ellen! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on this outstanding Finalist! Great reward for a great memory! Good luck in the next round! #9474372

Val Feldman 6/22/2011 3:27:52 PM

Magnificent! Huge congratulations, Ellen and all the best in the upcoming round! #9474450

Deborah C. Lewinson 6/22/2011 3:34:09 PM

Wow, Ellen, this is a superb finalist!

Congrats and best wishes for the next round!
Debby #9474503

Amy M. Wilson 6/22/2011 3:34:15 PM

Big congratulations on your awesome Finalist, Ellen!! #9474505

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 6/22/2011 3:34:38 PM


HUGE CONGRATS on your AWESOME finalist!
Best of luck in the next round!


Phyllis A. Houghton 6/22/2011 3:53:22 PM

Excellent Finalist,Ellen !!! Congratulations!!!!!!! #9474655

Renee Doyle 6/22/2011 4:11:27 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Ellen!! #9474816

Lindley Johnson 6/22/2011 4:27:46 PM

Big congratulations, Ellen - well done! #9474932

Lorna Shutter 6/22/2011 5:28:06 PM

Woo Hoo!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your Finalist Award for this AWESOME image, Ellen!!!!! WTG!!! :)
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Emile Abbott 6/22/2011 5:40:28 PM

Congrats Ellen this will be a winner as well. #9475403

Randy D. Dinkins 6/22/2011 5:42:17 PM

Love the lines, great shot. Congratulations! #9475409

Leslie McLain 6/22/2011 5:44:59 PM

Congrats on a terrific finalist, Ellen. Those fence shadows were such fun to photograph. #9475428

Bobby Ray Goodman 6/22/2011 5:57:13 PM

A big congratulations,My Friend.WTG!Ellen!!!! #9475506

Kay E. Mahoney 6/22/2011 5:58:32 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Ellen .Good luck in the next round.

Phyllis Burchett 6/22/2011 6:59:59 PM

BIG congrats Ellen on this fabulous finalist! #9475895

Agnes Fegan 6/22/2011 7:44:50 PM

Congratulations on your finalist Ellen! #9476223

Tammy Espino 6/22/2011 8:06:27 PM

Congrats on a fantastic finalist! :) #9476424

Ann Coates 6/22/2011 9:44:11 PM

Huge congratulations on your beautiful finalist Ellen. #9476871

Ellen Hodges 6/22/2011 11:06:44 PM

Thanks sooooo much, BP, for choosing this image and thanks you wonderful photographers for the kind comments. We were at the Sox vs, Cubs game and will have to catch up on commenting tomorrow!! #9477073

Stan Kwasniowski 6/22/2011 11:25:55 PM

Ellen, congratulations #9477112

Clare Wise de Wet 6/23/2011 12:09:08 AM

Wonderful capture. Congrats! #9477200

Mary K. Robison 6/23/2011 12:19:46 AM

I don't know how I missed this beautifully composed shot earlier tonight, Ellen ~
It TOTALLY deserves to be among the Finalists!
Congratulations, and best of luck to you in the next round! #9477225

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 6/23/2011 12:44:28 AM

A winner all the way, Ellen. Congratulations!! #9477261

Mary Dimitriw 6/23/2011 1:59:38 AM

So happy for you Ellen! Congrats on this outstanding Finalist!! #9477365

Tammy M. Anderson 6/23/2011 5:20:41 AM

Congrats on this awesome finalist, Ellen. #9477981

Sabrina Ryan 6/23/2011 6:29:37 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on this Fantastic Finalist photo, Ellen! #9478274

Nancy L. Green 6/23/2011 6:33:42 AM

CONGRATULATIONS Ellen, WTG!!! <>< #9478293

Patrick Rouzes 6/23/2011 11:56:35 AM

Amazing! Congratulations, Ellen! #9479130

Stefania Barbier 6/23/2011 12:08:44 PM

what a fantastic diagonal comp and shadows... beautiful finalist, congratulations!!! #9479182

Gord MacEachern 6/23/2011 12:14:28 PM

Big congratulations on this well deserved finalist Ellen, good luck next round! #9479210

Ellen Hodges 6/23/2011 12:27:29 PM

Thanks so much for the kind comments, friends!! #9479272

Julie Burnett 6/23/2011 12:40:35 PM

HUGE congratulations, Ellen, and I wish you the best of luck!! #9479323

Phyllis Burchett 6/23/2011 1:21:19 PM

BIG congrats Ellen on this fantastic winner!!! #9479478

Ann Coates 6/23/2011 1:45:54 PM

Congratulations on your fantastic Gold winner here Ellen. #9479580

Lindley Johnson 6/23/2011 1:47:31 PM

WINNER!! Way to go, Ellen! #9479585

Kathy Wesserling 6/23/2011 2:03:46 PM

This went the way as expected. It's a terrific image, Ellen. Congratulations on it making Winner. #9479640

Agnes Fegan 6/23/2011 2:04:49 PM

Congratulations on your win Ellen :) #9479643

Ellen Hodges 6/23/2011 2:21:51 PM

Thanks soooo very much BP and thanks you wonderful photographers for the kind, much appreciated comments! Still catching up on commenting!! #9479697

Sabrina Ryan 6/23/2011 2:37:17 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your fabulous Winning image, Ellen! #9479744

Kathy Salerni 6/23/2011 2:45:55 PM

Huge congrats on your Gold Winner, Ellen!! WooHoo! #9479794

Mike Umbreit 6/23/2011 3:21:31 PM

Ellen - Congratulations! - Mike #9479921

Mary Dimitriw 6/23/2011 3:47:12 PM

WTG Ellen on your Gold Winner! #9480019

Nancyj Hovey 6/23/2011 3:52:10 PM

on your very deserving
2nd PLACE WINNER! 8o) #9480043

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 6/23/2011 4:30:23 PM

WTG on this fantastic winner, Ellen! :-) k #9480223

Freddy Bland 6/23/2011 4:35:10 PM

Outstanding Gold winner, Ellen!!! Many congratulations!! #9480254

Barbara Waldoch 6/23/2011 4:38:52 PM

Congratulations on your fabulous Win, Ellen! #9480278

Deborah C. Lewinson 6/23/2011 4:42:02 PM

So glad to see this get the gold, Ellen!

Congratulations!!! #9480302

Amy M. Wilson 6/23/2011 4:46:29 PM

Huge congratulations on your superb Gold win, Ellen!!! WTG! #9480334

Claudia Kuhn 6/23/2011 4:57:07 PM

Congratulations on your fine winner Ellen! #9480417

Leslie McLain 6/23/2011 5:01:57 PM

Congrats on a stunning winner, Ellen. #9480441

Gord MacEachern 6/23/2011 5:07:46 PM

This is so great Ellen WTG!!!! #9480478

Tammy Espino 6/23/2011 5:40:23 PM

Congrats on your win! I love this one of yours :) #9480601

Lorna Shutter 6/23/2011 5:41:19 PM

Woo Hoo!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your 2nd Place Win, Ellen!!!!! :)

Lorna Shutter 6/23/2011 5:42:08 PM

Whoops! Must D A N C E !!!!! :)
Photobucket #9480614

Kay Beausoleil 6/23/2011 6:16:00 PM

Can't beat that dance, but congratulations on your win for this beautifully simple image, Ellen! #9480752

Tammy M. Anderson 6/23/2011 6:46:12 PM

Congrats on your beautiful winner, Ellen. #9480850

Marcel J. Fernandez 6/23/2011 6:59:48 PM

Ellen, a big congratulations to you on your outstanding Winer. #9480901

Daniella Puente 6/23/2011 7:13:02 PM

Congratulations Ellen!!! #9480942

Rona L. Schwarz 6/23/2011 8:33:40 PM

Just came in the door to see this Winner, Ellen, and I am sooooo very thrilled for you! A marvelous composition so well-seen and beautifully executed. And a wonderful day...HUGE CONGRATULATIONS my friend! #9481071

frank w. degenhardt 6/23/2011 8:55:45 PM

I just love the look of this one my dear friend. Annie and I want to Congratulate you for this well earned Win. Way to go. #9481113

Renee Doyle 6/23/2011 9:36:35 PM

Congratulations Ellen!!!! #9481196

Ellen Hodges 6/23/2011 9:57:31 PM

Thanks so much for the kind comments, friends!! #9481248

Raymond Pauly 6/23/2011 11:29:49 PM

Congratulations on your fine winner, Ellen! #9481345

Stan Kwasniowski 6/23/2011 11:54:48 PM

Ellen, a "big congrations"


Alan L. Borror 6/24/2011 2:52:40 AM

Congratulations on this fantastic winning image, Ellen! #9481530

Stefania Barbier 6/24/2011 3:24:08 AM

congratulations on your wonderful winner!!! #9481594

Marilyn Cornwell 6/24/2011 3:30:33 AM

A wonderful winner, Ellen! #9481631

Courtenay Vanderbilt 6/24/2011 3:53:12 AM

Huge Congratulations, Ellen! #9481691

Bobby Ray Goodman 6/24/2011 3:59:29 AM

A big Congratulation on this beautiful win,Ellen!!! #9481705

Julie Burnett 6/24/2011 4:55:15 AM

Congratulations on this well deserved winner, Ellen!! #9481864

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas 6/24/2011 6:09:54 AM

Big Congratulations on your win Ellen!,
Amalia #9482055

JO ANN CLEVELAND 6/24/2011 6:12:46 AM

Congratulations on this awesome Gold Winner Ellen!

jo ann c. #9482066

Boyd L. Alexander 6/24/2011 6:53:52 AM

A big congratulations on your wonderful and beautiful Gold Winner Tammy! WTG!! #9482201

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 6/24/2011 7:02:38 AM

Huge congratulations on the gold, Ellen. #9482227

Bobby Ray Goodman 6/24/2011 7:23:02 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful win,Ellen.WTG my friend!!! #9482279

Tiia Vissak 6/24/2011 10:58:43 AM

Congratulations on your Winner! #9482729

Heather Loewenhardt 6/24/2011 1:29:57 PM

Congratulations Ellen on your first place award with this phenomenal image. #9482994

John Connolly 6/24/2011 3:09:52 PM

Huge congratulations on your gold award Ellen! Well done indeed! #9483185

Susan Weisensel 6/24/2011 5:50:03 PM

Congratulations Ellen. #9483483

Avril Mrs Young 6/24/2011 6:24:36 PM

congrats on this outstanding winner!! well deserved.. #9483550

Ellen Hodges 6/24/2011 7:43:56 PM

Thanks so much friends!! #9483717

Val Feldman 6/24/2011 8:14:31 PM

Better late than never...I'm sneaking in here - at the bottom of the list but with BIG, BIG CONGRATULATIONS to you on this fine Gold Winner of an image!! WTG, Ellen! #9483772

Mary K. Robison 6/25/2011 2:45:26 AM

Oh, Ellen ~ it's wonderful to see this beautiful capture with gold beneath it!
A huge CONGRATULATIONS to you on your well earned Winner!! #9484212

Debra R. Harder 6/25/2011 10:08:52 AM

WTG, Ellen!! I knew this was a winner! Huge congratulations on your OUTSTANDING GOLD!! Deb #9484878

a2o aini 6/25/2011 6:14:06 PM

Huge congratulations my friend! very well deserved :-) #9485650

Ellen Hodges 6/25/2011 9:08:50 PM

Thanks so much for the kind comments, friends!! #9485877

Usman M. Bajwa 6/26/2011 4:56:03 AM

HUGE CONGRATZ on this terrific Gold Winner!!!

UB. #9486489

Janet Fikar 6/26/2011 6:20:58 AM

Brilliant shot! Congratulations on your well deserved win! #9486770

Karen Celella 6/26/2011 3:31:04 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful winner, Ellen! #9487873

Mary Beth Aiello 6/27/2011 1:08:54 PM

Beautiful lines and shadows, Ellen. Huge congrats on this outstanding GOLD. #9490063

JO ANN CLEVELAND 6/29/2011 7:29:39 AM

Ohhhhhh! I love this Ellen, congratulations on a well deserved winner...I have posted images from Florida this last 4 or 5 times...yours is outstanding!

jo ann c. #9494607

Diane M. Schuster 6/29/2011 11:50:48 AM

Congrats on your second place win on this image, fantastic perspective and detail/shadow work! Dee #9494992

David M. Montero 6/30/2011 9:29:54 AM

Congratulations for your win with this fantastic shot Ellen! #9496916

Ellen Hodges 7/1/2011 9:32:23 AM

Thanks so much for the kind comments, friends!! #9499663

Merna L. Nobile 7/1/2011 1:50:24 PM

Congratulations to all of the Award Winners for May 2011. Merna #9500073

Christine R. Lobsinger 8/2/2011 6:22:56 PM

COngrAts again my friend... I am enjoying your gallery!
Excellent award!!!
Smiling With You #9577817

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Have a great day, friends!! Taken along the shores of Lake Michigan in Holland Michigan.

Uploaded on 5/23/2011 3:53:38 AM Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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