Outside the Basket

© David M. Montero

Outside the Basket

Carrie M. Groseclose level-classic 5/24/2012 11:58:28 AM

Absolutely gorgeous Dave. Excellent comp, lighting, and detail. Love the background too! Very well done! #1464913

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 5/24/2012 12:49:48 PM

Nice capture, Dave. Beautiful eggs. Love all the colors. #10148599

Robert R. Goodman level-classic 5/24/2012 7:17:43 PM

Hi Dave,WOW!!That is gorgeous my friend.Stunning capture!!!! #10149007

Debbie Bray level-classic 5/25/2012 5:17:10 AM

The eggs just pop right off the page with that gorgeous rustic background and bench, Dave! I want a lend of that backdrop for my comps, lol!! Very very nice! #10149323

Don Christiana level-classic 5/25/2012 12:39:19 PM

Stunning image Dave, the colors, detail and comp are perfect. #10149683

Martha R. Mazon level-classic 5/25/2012 5:33:31 PM

A wonderful still life, Dave, with fantastic tones, color, textures and overall composition! #10150021

Lindley Johnson level-classic 5/26/2012 8:06:23 AM

Fantastic color, setup, background and lighting, Dave! A wonderful still life. #10152551

Jeff Robinson level-classic 5/26/2012 1:29:26 PM

Outstanding work Dave!! #10153369

Robert K. Bemus level-classic 5/26/2012 11:31:00 PM

Beautiful color and textures, Dave!! #10154698

JO ANN CLEVELAND 5/27/2012 10:25:58 AM

Absolutely awesone Dave, bet we see this again!

jo ann c. #10155601

Leslie McLain level-classic 5/28/2012 6:01:39 AM

Fantastic still life, colors, and light, Dave. #10156952

Terry Cervi level-classic 5/28/2012 11:46:09 AM

This is gorgeous, Monte'!! Fantastic still life work! #10157399

Rony Sagy 5/28/2012 1:33:49 PM

Beautiful work, Dave. Appreciate the detailed description of your steps.

Rita Hill level-classic 5/28/2012 2:18:26 PM

Loving the detail and colors. Outstanding work as always Dave. I look forward to your next master piece.

Carol L. Fowler 5/28/2012 8:58:47 PM

Makes an outstanding and unique still life! #10158139

Dayna Cain level-classic 5/30/2012 9:37:27 AM

Winner!!! #10161476

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 5/30/2012 4:44:10 PM

Wonderful still life Dave, great colors and light #10162055

Ellen Hodges level-classic 5/30/2012 7:43:13 PM

Very colorful and pretty, Dave!! Outstanding work!! Hope that Dayna is right!! #10162283

Tammy Espino level-classic 6/3/2012 4:42:59 PM

Awesome still life :) #10167239

Songbird Cline level-classic 6/3/2012 5:55:23 PM

very cool and colorful image.. well done. #10167296

Jill Odice level-classic 6/4/2012 1:22:08 PM

The light here is perfectly exposed, the colors nice and rich! I think it's a winner too! #10168115

Douglas Pignet level-classic 6/5/2012 3:03:07 PM

beautiful colors...nicely done #10169755

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic 6/5/2012 10:17:24 PM

Fantastic work Dave!,
Amalia #10170072

Christopher Budny level-classic 6/6/2012 6:33:03 AM

...soon to add some gold to the mix, I think... :) You do such a great job on these still-life types of images, and so varied. The eggs are fantastic in this, and the background is beautiful. #10170383

Stephanie Frey level-classic 6/8/2012 6:28:42 PM

Beautiful work, Dave! #10173684

Lyn Darlington 6/9/2012 2:25:14 AM

Fantastic work! Love everything about this image! #10173864

Carla Capra level-classic 6/9/2012 6:18:18 AM

Hi David;
This one certainly caught and held my attention. You've created a beautiful display to showcase those colorful eggs. The lighting and details are lovely. Awesome image. #10173999

Daniel Ruf 6/10/2012 12:21:55 PM

Beautiful work. #10175115

Nancy L. Green level-classic 6/10/2012 1:40:35 PM

AWESOME colors, comp and clarity Dave, a fun image, VERY well done!! <>< #10175196

Stephen Zacker 6/13/2012 10:34:10 AM

You certainly do some fantastic still lifes. #10178833

Jill Odice level-classic 6/18/2012 2:15:33 PM

Congrats on your finalist! #10185731

Robert R. Goodman level-classic 6/18/2012 2:17:39 PM

WTG!Big Congratulations,Dave! #10185740

Don Christiana level-classic 6/18/2012 3:15:14 PM

Dave. A HUGE CONGRATS on your stunning Finalist. Hope to see GOLD with this winner. #10186047

Lorna Shutter level-classic 6/18/2012 4:00:16 PM

Woo Hoo!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your Finalist Award for this WONDERFUL image, Dave!!!!! WTG!!! :)

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 6/18/2012 4:38:39 PM

Congratulations on this awesome finalist
Dave! I loved this...

jo ann c. #10186301

Leslie McLain level-classic 6/18/2012 4:59:14 PM

Congrats on a fantastic finalist, Dave. #10186352

Carol L. Fowler 6/18/2012 6:16:34 PM

Cool Finalist! Congrats! #10186738

Lindley Johnson level-classic 6/18/2012 7:25:05 PM

Congratulations on your well-deserved finalist, Dave. #10187068

Ellen Hodges level-classic 6/18/2012 8:09:23 PM

Huge congrats and very best luck, Dave!!! #10187217

Lyn Darlington 6/18/2012 9:02:19 PM

Congrats on a fantastic finalist! #10187396

Debbie Bray 6/19/2012 12:07:58 AM

Superb finalist, Montie, and BIG congratulatioons on your award! Seeya next round!! :) #10187780

Dayna Cain level-classic 6/19/2012 5:04:42 AM

This comes as no surprise to me. I predicted a winner on May 30th and I stand by my prediction! This is so unique and perfectly taken! Next stop? GOLD!!!!! #10188069

Christopher Budny level-classic 6/19/2012 5:58:04 AM

So glad to see this again, and I truly expect to see it one more time... ;) Congratulations! #10188287

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com level-classic 6/19/2012 10:17:13 AM

Great color and composition. #10189244

Carol Eade level-classic 6/19/2012 5:20:12 PM

Beautiful finalist, congratulations! #10190004

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic 6/19/2012 6:32:05 PM

I agree with the judges on this Monte. The colors are beautiful. Congrats on this beautiful finalist! #10190261

Carol Flisak level-classic 6/19/2012 7:22:16 PM

Fantastic still life, Dave... wonderful comp, light and colors! Huge congrats on your well-deserved finalist! #10190405

Heather Loewenhardt level-classic 6/19/2012 8:19:38 PM

Your still life artistry blows me away. Congrats on this wonderful finalist and good luck to you. #10190565

Don Christiana level-classic 6/20/2012 9:02:14 AM

Dave, Congratulations on your colorful and beautiful GOLD winning image. #10191348

Dayna Cain level-classic 6/20/2012 10:34:26 AM

Since I've never been one to say "I told you so" I won't say it.....lol
CONGRATS DAVE on your gold win! #10191668

Gina Cormier level-classic 6/20/2012 10:39:03 AM

You are the master of still life's! Love this as I love all your creative images! Congrats on this well deserved win!

Mike Clime 6/20/2012 11:05:12 AM

Congratulations, Dave! #10191797

Christopher Budny level-classic 6/20/2012 1:24:14 PM

...Love it when my predictions are right ;) Congratulations once more! #10192218

Lorna Shutter level-classic 6/20/2012 1:36:54 PM

All right, Dave!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your 2nd Place Win!!!!! WTG!!! :)
Photobucket #10192234

Terry Cervi level-classic 6/20/2012 2:18:53 PM

Congrats on your fantastic win, Monte'! #10192325

Lindley Johnson level-classic 6/20/2012 2:40:12 PM

An outstanding and well-deserved winner, Dave - congratulations! #10192400

Robert R. Goodman level-classic 6/20/2012 4:04:27 PM

Congratulations,Dave!!! #10192627

Anita Hogue 6/20/2012 4:59:30 PM

WOW, awesome! Congratulations! #10192747

Debra R. Harder 6/20/2012 5:33:23 PM

This is fabulous, Dave! Huge congratulations on your SUPERB GOLD WINNER!! #10192830

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 6/20/2012 6:33:24 PM

Wonderful still life Dave, congrats on the gold! #10192960

Mary Dimitriw level-classic 6/20/2012 6:58:23 PM

Congrats on your amazing still life winner Dave! #10193051

Ellen Hodges level-classic 6/20/2012 7:30:19 PM

Huge congrats on a wonderful winner, Dave!!! #10193132

Leslie McLain level-classic 6/21/2012 5:01:29 AM

Congrats on a beautiful winner, Dave. #10193711

Debbie Bray level-classic 6/21/2012 1:07:08 PM

My dear friend Montie, my very first admirer!! Now, I'm YOUR biggest admirer! CONGRATULATIONS Dave on another SUPERB GOLD WIN!!! Beautiful work, and well done!! #10194454

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic 6/21/2012 5:36:03 PM

WTG Monte!!!! A big congrats to you on your beautiful winner! #10194776

Robert K. Bemus level-classic 6/21/2012 9:32:54 PM

Congratulations, Dave!! #10195124

Lyn Darlington 6/22/2012 5:17:31 AM

Congrats on your gold win! #10195409

David M. Montero 6/23/2012 7:45:54 AM

THANK YOU all for your wonderful comments and support. I really appreciate it. Monte. #10196666

Millie A. Talarico level-classic 6/23/2012 8:11:42 AM

Marvelous still-life, congratulations, Dave! #10196706

Virginia Leone level-classic 6/23/2012 9:52:53 AM

I knew I'd see this on the winner page!! Well deserved Dave!! It's on my fave list along with others of yours!!

Virginia :)

Virginia Leone level-classic 6/23/2012 10:05:42 AM

I knew I'd see this on the winner page!! Well deserved Dave!! It's on my fave list along with others of yours!!

Virginia :)

Cindy Bendush level-classic 6/24/2012 1:07:33 AM

Congratulations on your win Dave! #10197456

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 6/24/2012 1:01:20 PM

Congrats on a most outstanding winner, Dave. #10197991

Amy M. Wilson level-classic 6/24/2012 6:16:18 PM

Big congratulations on your excellent Gold winner, Dave!! #10198370

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 6/25/2012 6:51:40 AM

Beautiful, Dave......Congrats! #10199121

Wm Nosal 6/25/2012 1:24:27 PM

Beautiful Image, Dave!
Congratulations! #10199739

Katarina Mansson 6/27/2012 6:31:15 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful winner Dave! #10202371

Merna L. Nobile 6/30/2012 3:26:02 PM

Do what you love, and it will make your soul rich. CONGRATULATIONS, for being an award winner for the month of May, 2012. Merna

isabel C. Zepeda level-classic 7/6/2012 2:24:55 PM


CONGRATULATIONS on this beautiful winner,sorry I was late

Ysa... #10217205

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Light tent, hand painted background, window light, aperture priority at f/16, exposure at 4 secs, ISO 200. Minor contrast adjustment during RAW conversion and cropped.

Uploaded on 5/24/2012 11:36:41 AM

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