Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 9/7/2012 7:05:59 AM

While sitting here trying to keep myself busy, I decided to start looking for photos in my files....well here is one.


Jeff Robinson level-classic 9/7/2012 8:08:31 AM

Excellent capture and treatment! #10312903

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 9/7/2012 10:36:50 AM

THANK YOU... 8o) #10313054

John Connolly level-classic 9/7/2012 3:14:25 PM

Your darkroom skills came to the fore here Nancy! A well produced and beautifully produced presentation! #10313379

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 9/8/2012 5:00:57 PM

Gosh thank you...it is good to be back in that DARK room! 8o) #10314673

Wm Nosal 9/8/2012 7:31:21 PM

Awesome Image Nancyj! #10314824

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 9/9/2012 9:09:29 AM

THANK YOU.... 8o) #10315453

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic 9/9/2012 11:34:09 AM

Superb work Nancy, love the painterly look. Would love to see this hanging on my wall. Very well done. #10315578

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 9/9/2012 11:47:11 AM

Gosh, thank you for such a kind compliment! Have a great day! 8o) #10315592

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 9/9/2012 11:47:12 AM

Gosh, thank you for such a kind compliment! Have a great day! 8o) #10315593

JO ANN CLEVELAND 9/9/2012 12:56:20 PM

Fantastic Nancy, I love this!

jo ann c. #10315694

Nina Shields level-classic 9/11/2012 4:40:11 PM

Beautiful work, wish that I had your archives!! :) #10318838

Gina M. Savage level-classic 9/13/2012 1:51:38 PM

Wow...love the effects from your DDR work on this one. Beautiful. #10321674

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 9/15/2012 7:32:04 AM

Jo Ann

Gosh thank you gals! My friend just had knee replacement so I am off BP some to help her...and to recoup myself from my surgery. Will be back soon. 8o) #10323846

Mitch Spence level-classic 9/15/2012 11:31:40 AM

Nancy, this is a beautiful job. In our new digs here in Florida, we have spoonbills just outside often, so this is particularly appealing to me. Beautiful work with this. After many months of getting all of the move accomplished and very spotty time to catch up at BP, I finally think I too may be able to get back to normal soon. #10324123

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 9/16/2012 10:14:24 AM

SO good to hear from you. THANK YOU for such a nice comment. Welcome to FL...!!! 8o) #10325222

Lana Arcemont level-classic 9/19/2012 3:21:47 PM

Excellent Work! #10329509

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 9/19/2012 4:17:28 PM

THANK YOU so much... love your photos of Spoonbills too! 8o) #10329558

Kim Lund level-classic 9/22/2012 12:40:37 PM

Super work. Lovely catch! #10333138

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 9/23/2012 3:31:03 PM

THANK you so much. Good to hear from you! 8o) #10334520

Patricia A. Casey level-classic 9/28/2012 7:05:06 AM

Beautiful capture & DD work Nancyj ! The bill is seen in the water....how wonderful! #10344795

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 10/2/2012 12:51:38 PM

THANK you so much for your kind comments. I was shocked that the bill showed up so much, so thanks for mentioning it too! Have a wonderful day! 8o) #10351257

Laura E. Swan level-classic 10/2/2012 6:18:46 PM

This looks ~so~ Old English to me. As if it were a painting from the 1700's hanging in a Castle. :)

Really Beautiful Work, Mumj :))) !!!

Good to see you posting!


Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 10/6/2012 11:24:02 AM

HA, thank you...Old English, hey? What a pleasant thought! 8o) #10358102

Laura E. Swan level-classic 10/6/2012 11:34:36 AM

:) #10358106

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 10/14/2012 7:27:37 PM

Ohhhhh! This is outstanding Nancyj..great dd work..

jo ann c. #10369576

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 10/17/2012 3:09:17 PM

Jo Ann
THANK YOU so much. Great to hear from you. 8o) #10373898

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 10/17/2012 4:50:47 PM

Awesome DDR work, Nancyj! :-) k #10373998

Liz blahh level-classic 10/19/2012 7:31:01 AM

Really beautiful, love the colors, light DD work, excellent! #10376354

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 10/25/2012 9:19:11 AM


THANK YOU both so much for your kind comments... 8o) #10383731

Phyllis A. Houghton level-classic 10/28/2012 11:36:14 PM

Congratulations!!!! #10389055

Laura E. Swan level-classic 10/29/2012 1:23:40 AM

(Does that sound familiar???)

You've earned it, Mumj!!!!

Happy Days To You!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
-Emmy #10389285

Nadia Paul level-classic 10/29/2012 1:53:48 AM

Congrats on your beautiful finalist Nancyj! #10389312

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 10/29/2012 7:44:32 AM


OMGosh, THANK YOU all. I didn't know until I read my emails on my Kindle this morning. What a pleasant surprise to wake up to. THANK YOU Judges!
8o) #10390237

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 10/29/2012 8:24:26 AM

Congrats on a beautiful finalist, Nancy. #10390414

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 10/29/2012 8:27:54 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, Nancy. Good luck in the next round. #10390434

Melissa G. Meiselman 10/29/2012 9:29:31 AM

Congratulations, Nancy, on this beautiful finalist! Both the photograph and the postprocessing are superb! #10390785

Patricia A. Casey level-classic 10/29/2012 9:59:22 AM

So happy to see this image as Finalist...now on to Gold! all the very best, Nancyj #10390889

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 10/29/2012 10:00:13 AM


THANK YOU ALL so very very much. 8o) #10390892

Lorna Shutter level-classic 10/29/2012 10:47:02 AM

Woo Hoo!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your beautiful Finalist, Nancyj!!!!! WTG!!! Good Luck in the next round, my friend!!! :)
Photobucket #10391142

Val Feldman level-classic 10/29/2012 11:41:42 AM

Fantastic DDR work, Nancyj...what a beautiful capture of one of my most favorite birds - remarkably beautiful work...and a Fave, for sure, for me! Congrats and all the very best in the upcoming round! #10391455

Terry Cervi level-classic 10/29/2012 11:53:40 AM

Wonderful DD work, Nancy! Congrats on your beautiful finalist!! #10391513

Tiia Vissak 10/29/2012 12:33:38 PM

Congratulations! #10391711

Mitch Spence level-classic 10/29/2012 12:52:46 PM

The treatment here is compelling, Nancy. It's like something from the beginning of the world. Congratulations. #10391796

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 10/29/2012 1:08:10 PM


Gosh, thank you ALL for the congrats and kind comments. I am still very surprised! 8o) #10391865

Lynn M. Whitt 10/29/2012 1:19:41 PM

Congratulations on your finalist. #10391927

Nancy L. Green level-classic 10/29/2012 1:24:38 PM

CONGRATULATIONS Nancy on your wonderful finalist!! <>< #10391955

Rita Hill level-classic 10/29/2012 1:37:00 PM

Beautiful and artistic, Congratulations on your finalist. And thank you on your nice comment on my finalist. Love your work.

Ellen Hodges level-classic 10/29/2012 2:01:43 PM

Huge congrats on a wonderful and beautiful finalist, Nancy!!! Best luck in the next round!!!!! #10392146

Kathy Cline level-classic 10/29/2012 2:55:10 PM


I love spoon bills and this image is very creative. Have a blessed day. #10392383

Kathy Cline level-classic 10/29/2012 2:55:27 PM


I love spoon bills and this image is very creative. Have a blessed day. #10392385

Marilyn Cornwell level-classic 10/29/2012 3:08:44 PM

Look at this!! Congratulations on this fabulous Finalist, Nancy! #10392435

Julianne Bradford level-classic 10/29/2012 3:40:53 PM

Beautiful finalist Nancyj! #10392538

Carol L. Fowler 10/29/2012 3:49:17 PM

Beautiful DD work! Congrats! #10392564

Tammy Espino 10/29/2012 4:28:28 PM

Congrats on your awesome finalist :) #10392717

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 10/29/2012 4:44:17 PM

Nancy G

Wow, thank you everyone. I am so pleased and surprised, but most of all very honored. 8o) #10392803

Sharon Sawyer 10/29/2012 9:13:45 PM

Excellent DD work, Nancy!!! HUGE congrats on your fabulous finalist and all the best in the next round!!! I hope to learn how to do this kind of DD work one day. Love it!!! #10393600

Barbara Waldoch level-classic 10/29/2012 11:41:10 PM

Congratulations on your Finalist! #10393767

frank w. degenhardt level-classic 10/30/2012 2:17:27 AM

The textures, the colors, that oil painted look are all so beautiful. Such creative work and I am so glad you got a Finalist for it my friend. Congratulations. #10393849

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic 10/30/2012 2:57:27 AM

A beautiful finalist for sure, NancyJ. Congratulations. #10393886

Stephen Zacker 10/30/2012 3:36:23 AM

Creative and Beautiful. Congratulations #10393945

Julie Burnett 10/30/2012 8:19:39 AM

Huge congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Nancy!! #10394374

Wm Nosal 10/30/2012 8:37:57 AM

CONGRATULATIONS Nancyj #10394406

Antonio Amen 10/30/2012 9:18:44 AM

Excellent, congratulations. #10394477

Gina M. Savage 10/30/2012 11:03:20 AM

Beautiful finalist...congrats Nancy! #10394680

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 10/30/2012 12:43:54 PM

Frank D

Thank you ALL, just isn't enough! Bless everyone! 8o) #10394898

John Connolly 10/30/2012 2:41:06 PM

Congratulations on your finalist award Nancy! I liked this one from the first time I saw it! #10395313

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 10/30/2012 5:50:42 PM

Thank you so much. I am pleased as punch...as I really poured my heart into the editing of this image! 8o) #10396038

Debra R. Harder 10/31/2012 9:00:46 AM

This is truly awesome, Nancy! I love the treatment. Huge congratulations on your BEAUTIFUL finalist!!! #10397270

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 10/31/2012 9:51:05 AM

THANK YOU with a hug! 8o) #10397372

Katherine Kuhn level-classic 10/31/2012 3:47:30 PM

Beautiful image! Love the soft colors & texture! #10397911

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic 11/1/2012 6:00:53 AM

Congratulations Nancy on this wonderful finalist! #10398857

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 11/1/2012 9:48:04 AM


THANK YOU so much... This was fun to do in DDR! 8o) #10399308

Lyn Darlington 11/3/2012 4:21:02 AM

Congrats on this fantastic finalist! Beauful textures and colours! #10401773

Lyn Darlington 11/3/2012 4:21:03 AM

Congrats on this fantastic finalist! Beauful textures and colours! #10401774

Merna L. Nobile 11/4/2012 10:38:27 AM

Receiving an award from Better Photo is just like unwrapping a gift, the thrill is always the same! It is also exciting to be able to send my personal congratulations to each and every one of you and I look forward to seeing the gold though out the galleries. Merna

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 11/4/2012 3:48:58 PM


THANK YOU so much.... I am very grateful for this one! 8o) #10404047

Karen Celella level-classic 11/12/2012 4:48:42 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Nancyj. #10416206

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 11/12/2012 4:59:19 PM

THANK YOU...good to hear from you! 8o) #10416222

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 12/28/2012 8:04:16 AM

Congrats girl!

jo ann c. #10483220

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 12/28/2012 1:20:28 PM

Jo Ann
THANK YOU! 8o) #10484708

Stephen Zacker level-classic 1/24/2013 5:04:17 PM

This is Really Beautiful. Congratulations #10534781

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 1/24/2013 5:15:21 PM

THANK YOU, it is good to hear from you again. I haven't been on much, but am slowly coming back to BP! 8o) #10534821

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From my archives to DDR.

(Digital Darkroom 9/7/2012)

Exif: F Number: 4.5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/60 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 50, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 4.68 mm, Model: SP550UZ

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