The Wheel...invented circa 4000 BC

© Phyllis Burchett

The Wheel...invented circa 4000 BC

Kathy Salerni Student 6/15/2012 7:45:36 PM

Wow, just a beautiful POV and focus! I love this capture of Bodie, Phyllis! #1469346

Linda L. Ruiz 6/15/2012 9:10:55 PM

Awesome sky and pov. Love Bodie. #10182036

Leslie McLain 6/16/2012 5:49:32 AM

Stunning capture and perspective, Phyllis. #10182393

Usman M. Bajwa 6/16/2012 12:59:00 PM

LOOK AT THAT POV AND A PERFECT IMAGE FOR THE THEME. First Place, Phyllis, first place.....well at least IMHO ;) FAVED!!

UB. #10182822

Michael Howe 6/18/2012 9:27:30 PM

Beautiful perspective,Phyllis...great shot!!! #10187455

Terry Cervi 6/19/2012 9:13:07 PM

Fantastic composition and a beautiful capture, Phyllis!! Superb work! #10190697

Cindy Bendush 6/24/2012 1:11:37 AM

Cool find and excellent image - love your POV! #10197457

Judy V. Kennamer 7/30/2012 12:14:00 PM

Gorgeous Phyllis!!!! CONGRATS!!!!!
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JO ANN CLEVELAND 7/30/2012 1:35:27 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Phyllis!


jo ann c. #10251084

Jill Odice 7/30/2012 1:53:34 PM

I always love seeing Bodie images! This one is so special. I can see you sitting on the ground to capture this angle :-) Congrats on your finalist , hope we see this one in the Winners Circle! Into my favs BTW! #10251208

Kathy Salerni 7/30/2012 1:56:52 PM

Huge congrats on this wonderful Finalist, Phyllis! Best of luck in the next round! #10251252

Stefania Barbier 7/30/2012 2:17:39 PM

huge congrats on your beautiful finalist!!! #10251473

Tammy M. Anderson 7/30/2012 2:38:28 PM

Beautiful finalist. Congrats, Phyllis. #10251701

Rona L. Schwarz 7/30/2012 2:46:00 PM

LOVE this one, Phyllis! Marvelous composition with wonderful colors detail and clarity. Great MT entry that I bet we see again. Congrats and good luck! #10251771

Usman M. Bajwa 7/30/2012 3:53:12 PM

:) :) #10252182

Christopher J. Budny 7/30/2012 5:11:13 PM

Fantastic, Phyllis; congratulations! #10252608

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 7/30/2012 6:01:50 PM

Outstanding work and idea, congratulations! #10252838

Patrick Rouzes 7/31/2012 8:25:42 AM

CONGRATS & good luck, Phyllis!
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Terry Cervi 7/31/2012 9:59:57 AM

Congrats on your outstanding finalist, Phyllis! #10255030

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 7/31/2012 10:12:26 AM

Beautiful image of this wheel - interesting interpretation of the theme. #10255092

Phyllis Burchett 7/31/2012 10:37:29 AM

Thanks so much everyone! I've little or no internet for the past week so sorry I've been unable to do much commenting but congrats to all the finalists! #10255170

Carol Flisak 7/31/2012 3:16:59 PM

Stunning image, Phyllis... super pov, composition, clarity, sky! I missed most June images. Huge congrats on this finalist! #10255729

Stefania Barbier 7/31/2012 4:32:49 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful first prize win! #10255951

Linda S. Smith 7/31/2012 4:32:52 PM

Congrats Phyllis on your 1st place win!!! Beautiful capture!!! #10255952

Carol Flisak 7/31/2012 4:35:03 PM

Congratulations on your gorgeous first pace winner, Phyllis! #10255963

Tammy M. Anderson 7/31/2012 4:55:12 PM

Congrats on your beautiful winner, Phyllis. #10256055

Sheryl Sturges 7/31/2012 4:57:39 PM

Well deserved!! I've just got to get to Bodie one of these days. Love your description as it reminds us how important the wheel is in our lives. #10256066

Christopher J. Budny 7/31/2012 4:59:39 PM

Back for more congratulations! :) Way to go! #10256082

Cheryl Schneider 7/31/2012 5:00:42 PM

Wonderfully composed. Congratulations!!! #10256086

Leslie McLain 7/31/2012 5:01:37 PM

Congrats on a stunning winner, Phyllis. Love Bodie. #10256091

Lydia Williams 7/31/2012 5:43:47 PM

Wow, Congratulations, Phyllis..Well done! #10256261

Terry Cervi 7/31/2012 6:10:59 PM

Congrats on your fantastic 1st place win, Phyllis! #10256327

Bobby Ray Goodman 7/31/2012 6:17:03 PM

Hi Phyllis,Congratulation on your beautiful win!!! #10256343

Carmody Baker 7/31/2012 6:36:27 PM

What a great capture Phyllis. Congratulations! #10256421

Philip B. Ludwig 7/31/2012 6:37:26 PM

Congratulations on your first place win. This is a fantastic image. Well deserved. #10256423

Ellen Hodges 7/31/2012 6:38:28 PM

Huge congrats on an awesome winner, Phyllis!!! #10256427

Carol Eade 7/31/2012 6:46:33 PM

A beautiful winner, Phyllis, congratulations! #10256474

Renee Doyle 7/31/2012 7:11:04 PM

Wonderfully composed and captured Phyllis!! BIG congratulations on this wonderful First Place Winner! #10256582

Kathy Cline 7/31/2012 7:15:55 PM

Wow what an incredible shot Phyllis! A well deserved award! Congratulations. #10256596

Mary Beth Aiello 7/31/2012 7:19:20 PM

Perfection, Phyllis. Huge congrats on this spectacular Gold. #10256610

R. J. Laudenbacher 7/31/2012 7:31:39 PM

WOW Phyllis....a big congrats to you on this beautiful first place winner! #10256645

Cindy Bendush 7/31/2012 7:36:02 PM

Huge congrats on your dynamite win Phyllis! #10256657

Carol L. Quina 7/31/2012 9:05:21 PM

Congratulations Phyllis on your beautiful First Place win! #10256850

Reynaldo D. Reyes 7/31/2012 9:50:25 PM

Wow! My favorite place and that sky is so awesome. Congratulations on this Winner Phyllis. #10256908

Joannie M. Bertucci 7/31/2012 11:20:14 PM

Congratulations Phyllis on your gold badge and this amazing image that goes with it! #10256961

Mary K. Robison 8/1/2012 1:39:08 AM

Congratulations on your well earned First Place Win!
Beautiful capture! #10257088

Jessica Jenney 8/1/2012 5:16:26 AM

Congratulations, Phyllis on your fabulous First Place Win! #10257428

Val Feldman 8/1/2012 6:19:07 AM

Wow! What a beautiful capture!!! Congratulations, Phyllis on a fantastic First Place Win! #10257545

Usman M. Bajwa 8/1/2012 6:53:34 AM

Happy to see this with a First Place Winner, Phylis. Its so deserving!!!

UB. #10257594

Kimber Wallwork-Heineman 8/1/2012 7:38:51 AM

Big, big congratulations Phyllis #10257666

Rona L. Schwarz 8/1/2012 8:50:21 AM

I knew it!!! WTG, Phyllis! I am thrilled to see this with a big gold badge - SUPER CONGRATS, GIRL!!! #10257796

Carla Capra 8/1/2012 10:22:23 AM

Way to Go, Phyllis! Congratulations! #10257945

Kathy Salerni 8/1/2012 10:45:55 AM

Congrats on winning First Place Gold, Phyllis!!! #10257976

Mike Clime 8/1/2012 10:48:36 AM

Congratulations on your winner! #10257986

Bojan Bencic 8/1/2012 12:04:51 PM

Congratulations on your amazing win, Phyllis. Beautiful. #10258114

Antonio Amen 8/1/2012 12:06:23 PM

Very good photo, well done.Thanks for comment my photos.Sorry for answer only now but I was out of the country.
Regards
António #10258119

Phyllis Burchett 8/1/2012 12:17:13 PM

Thank you so much everyone for the wonderful comments. My life has been such a whirlwind of late, I forgot how much I missed all my Better Photo friends. THANK YOU! #10258150

David M. Montero 8/1/2012 12:35:42 PM

Outstanding capture Phyllis!!! Your treatment and presentation are fantastic and worthy of your first place win. Congratulations!!! You can't get anymore basic, or effective in interpreting the focus of the monthly theme. #10258175

Linda D. Lester 8/1/2012 1:13:09 PM

Congratulations on your awesome first place win!!!! #10258219

Patrick Rouzes 8/1/2012 1:58:15 PM

CONGRATS on your well-deserved Gold Medal, Phyllis! WTG!
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Deborah C. Lewinson 8/1/2012 2:07:15 PM

What a superv image, Phyllis! Congrats on your first place win!!!

Debby #10258320

Debra R. Harder 8/1/2012 3:31:07 PM

This is FABULOUS, Phyllis! I love your POV, lighting, comp, details and colors. A big congratulations on your AWESOME FIRST PLACE WINNER!! Deb #10258462

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 8/1/2012 4:40:29 PM

Whooo hooo Phyllis, outstanding work and a BIG WINNER. Congratulations!!!! #10258594

Carol L. Fowler 8/1/2012 6:31:16 PM

Wonderful Winner! Well-deserved #10258971

Sabrina Ryan 8/1/2012 7:39:22 PM

Congratulations on your Wonderful Winning photo, Phyllis! #10259108

JO ANN CLEVELAND 8/2/2012 8:10:37 AM

Awesome image Phyllis!

Congratulations on this wonderful First Place Winner!

jo ann c. #10259762

Anita N. Hogue 8/2/2012 2:51:54 PM

AWESOME First Place Winner! Congratulations Phyllis! #10260247

Danny B. Head 8/2/2012 4:25:30 PM

Beautiful, beautiful image! Congrats! #10260352

Karen Slagle 8/4/2012 6:02:01 AM

Congrats on your winning image, Phyllis. #10262241

Jimmy O. Day 8/4/2012 11:40:53 AM

Beautiful work #10262512

Jimmy O. Day 8/4/2012 11:41:03 AM

Beautiful work #10262513

Amanda D. Austwick 8/5/2012 1:43:05 PM

Wonderful image and Congratulations!!! #10263842

Karen Celella 8/7/2012 9:15:11 AM

Congratulations on your outstanding winner, Phyllis! #10266341

Emile Abbott 8/8/2012 12:19:18 PM

Huge congratulation Phyllis on your first place winner. Awesome capture my friend. #10267779

Janet Fikar 8/13/2012 5:28:05 AM

Wow, this is an incredible shot. I love it. Congratulations on your well deserved win! #10273923

Bill Houghton 8/22/2012 11:50:26 AM

Phyllis, this is such a great photo. No wonder it's a winner. Congratulations, Bill #10285735

Phyllis Burchett 8/22/2012 12:41:53 PM

Thank you so much everyone! #10285773

Lori Carlson 8/31/2012 5:22:20 AM

Such wonderful light and perspective, Phyllis!!! Congrats to you!! =) #10301185

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Description

The human species' use of technology began with the conversion of natural resources into simple tools. The invention of the wheel helped humans in traveling in and controlling their environment. (Wikipedia)
Bodie State historic Park

Exif: F Number: 22, ExposureTime: 3999/100000 seconds, ISO: 100, FocalLength: 17.00 mm, Model: NIKON D800

Uploaded on 6/15/2012 6:57:16 PM

Made With

Camera: Nikon D800 Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner


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