Strut'in Peacock Feather

© Melissa L. Zavadil

Strut'in Peacock Feather

Michelle R. Kovach 10/2/2005 7:58:34 AM

Very cool Melissa! #319920

Susana Heide 10/2/2005 8:53:40 AM

WOW!!! I'm speechless!! I can't believe this is your first SE entry! Looks like a pro! You chose a perfect subject! I absolutely love the sparkles and the colorful "burst"!! I think we have a WINNER!! #1908383

Nicole Kessel 10/2/2005 9:11:27 AM

Fantastic shot, Melissa!! #1908441

Lorri Shank 10/2/2005 11:30:09 AM

Melissa--this is a winner. It's creative and so darn colorful. Nice
work. I bet I see you in FINALISTS! #1908773

Monika Sapek 10/2/2005 7:40:41 PM

Excellent idea and execution, Melissa! Love the effect and colors!
Monika
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Cora Miller 10/2/2005 10:01:57 PM

Very impressive SE shot, Melissa! Different and wonderful!!! #1910232

Mata Patan 10/3/2005 10:03:00 AM

Well done Melissa! Wonderful shot!

PS: congratulations for the POTD of yesterday!! #1912205

Denelli Ellison 10/4/2005 6:21:10 AM

Very Cool! #1915622

Lori Carlson 10/6/2005 11:17:25 AM

This looks absolutely awesome Melissa!!! :0) #1923833

Siete Meeter 10/6/2005 3:06:20 PM

Well done Melissa! Wonderful shot!

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Deb Holmes 11/23/2005 7:04:35 AM

Yet again, Melissa, BIG CONGRATS! #2111123

Linda D. Lester 11/23/2005 9:41:52 AM

Awesome image.....Congratulations and good luck in the next round! #2112280

Jenny Bosmans 11/23/2005 12:17:10 PM

Congratulations on another wonderful finalist, Melissa!! #2113244

Jill Flynn 11/23/2005 2:53:03 PM

WOWEEE again Melissa! Congratulations!!! #2114214

Siete Meeter 11/23/2005 2:55:12 PM

Congratulations on being a Finalist, good luck in the next level!!! #2114229

KHAWLA Haddad 11/23/2005 3:40:38 PM

Congratulations on this awesome finalist,Melissa wonderful work on this....Best of luck in the next round!! #2114387

Lori Carlson 11/23/2005 3:45:36 PM

Congrats to you Melissa!! :0) #2114407

Sharon Day 11/23/2005 9:14:56 PM

Great job, Melissa!!! Big congratulations!!! #2115416

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 11/25/2005 2:31:30 AM

Great colors and a nice composition. #2118337

Jill Flynn 11/26/2005 12:29:25 PM

Congratulations on your win Melissa!! Way to go!!! #2122781

Larry Lawhead 11/26/2005 12:33:44 PM

Great shot, Melissa!! Congratulations on the win!!

      LarryL 

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Laurence Saliba 11/26/2005 12:38:14 PM

A Big Congrats Melissa!!!!!!!! #2122878

Jenny Bosmans 11/26/2005 12:41:09 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic Winner, Melissa!! #2122899

Rakesh Syal 11/26/2005 12:53:52 PM

Congratulations Melissa!!! #2123035

Goshka G. 11/26/2005 12:57:03 PM

Congrats on this lovely win, Melissa!! #2123065

Barbara Helgason 11/26/2005 12:57:53 PM

Congratulations Melissa! #2123069

Deb Holmes 11/26/2005 1:50:12 PM

Way to go Melissa, congrats on this much deserved win! #2123367

Terry R. Hatfield 11/26/2005 2:00:44 PM

Congratulations On Your Winning Image Melissa!!!! #2123435

Linda D. Lester 11/26/2005 3:02:04 PM

Congratultions...what a beauty! #2123699

Kay Beausoleil 11/26/2005 3:07:58 PM

Congratulations on your win, Melissa! #2123731

Cora Miller 11/26/2005 7:21:22 PM

Congratulations on your win with this outstanding image, Melissa! #2124332

Melissa L. Zavadil 11/26/2005 8:37:25 PM

Thanks so much you guys!! I am VERY VERY excited!!! Thanks for all your comments and support I really apprieciate it!! :) #2124567

Susana Heide 11/26/2005 9:32:20 PM

I'll have to say it : "I told you so" :o))) I really thought this had the quality of a winner when I first saw this! I'm really happy for you!CONGRATS!! #2124711

Susan T. Evans 11/26/2005 10:20:34 PM

Congrats Melissa on this awesome second place winner. #2124844

Tammy Scott 11/27/2005 4:52:35 AM

CONGRATULATIONS! #2125358

Donna W. Neal 11/27/2005 3:56:58 PM

A BIG CONGRATULATIONS ON THIS WINNER Melissa #2127729

Kara Hendricks 11/27/2005 4:21:06 PM

CONGRATS MELISSA!!!!! #2127842

Rhonda Smith 11/27/2005 7:13:51 PM

Wow Melissa.. Cool idea and great shot .. Congrats on your win !! #2128695

Melissa L. Zavadil 11/27/2005 8:19:42 PM

Thanks you guys!! I really appreciate all the comments! You did tell me so Susana! LOL -- thanks for having the confidence in my image!! :) !! :) !! #2128935

Laura Clay-Ballard 11/28/2005 8:17:31 AM

wow. awesome winning image! congrats #2130499

Sharon Day 11/28/2005 3:35:10 PM

Big congratulations on your 2nd place win, Melissa!! Beautiful image and well deserved win! #2131852

Cathy M. Gromball 11/30/2005 9:22:46 AM

Congratulations on your Second Place win, Melissa!

Cathy :) #2137883

Monika Sapek 12/1/2005 10:02:40 PM

I am glad to see this image once again! Big congratulations on your Win, Melissa!
Monika
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Description

This is a special effect entry. This is my first 'official' special effect entry--so all comments welcome!!! :o) I layed the peacock feather on a scrapbook paper in order to get the colorful background. The flow of the peacock feather was a result of zooming with a one second shutter speed.

Uploaded on 10/2/2005 7:38:42 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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