Idyllic Cottage

© Murry Grigsby

Idyllic Cottage

Judith G. Secco 7/6/2003 6:00:38 AM

Oh yes, I could move right in! What a beauty. Nice shot, Murry!
Judy #44269

William C. Raco 7/6/2003 6:09:29 AM

Nice photo with a great effect.
Sure looks beautiful, Murry.

bill #134262

Leanne M.E. Boyd 7/6/2003 6:13:49 AM

Great shot, Murry. I like the photo it's self - well composed with nice natural colour. Also good ps work - pleasant - not overwhelming. #134268

Colette M. Metcalf 7/6/2003 6:52:20 AM

Looks like a great place to be!!! Wonderful shot, Murry! #134289

Murry Grigsby 7/6/2003 7:20:16 AM

Thanks, Judy, Bill, Leanne and Colette. This is actually the back half of a Bed & Breakfast. Fredericksburg has a strong Germany heritage with a lot of wonderful old buidlings but Main street (US290) is a zoo of tourists on weekends and holidays. #134300

Carolyn M. Fletcher 7/6/2003 7:21:48 AM

Oh, wow, wow, wow! I wanna go there!! Neat place!! Great buzz!! #134303

Murry Grigsby 7/6/2003 7:27:07 AM

Come on down and we'll go have some schnitzel, Carolyn :0) It's about a four hour drive from Houston--everything is so far apart in Texas :0( #134310

Joy Brown 7/6/2003 7:29:47 AM

Wonderful, Murry - love the buzz effect on this. #134317

David Taylor 7/6/2003 7:42:25 AM

What a peaceful scene. Well done! #134331

Mary-Ella Bowles 7/6/2003 7:48:27 AM

What is a simplifier filter? I think I WANT one - I love the effect! (I have Photoshop 6 - is it just to be found in 7?) At any rate, this is lovely, Murry. Your subject, composition, and digital effects all work perfectly together. Nicely done... #134341

Charlene Bayerle 7/6/2003 7:55:27 AM

A wonderful shot Murry. I may, one day, have to come to Texas to see all this wonderful scenery there. This is beautiful!!! #134357

Murry Grigsby 7/6/2003 8:06:38 AM

Thanks, Joy, Dave, Mary-Ella and Char.

Mary-Ella I just e-mailed you the info you need about the simplifier.

Char, come on down :0) I can get seven in the van plus photo equipment in the back. Hey Jim, do you want to sponsor a BetterPhoto Southwest photo safari? #134391

Mette Vendelboe Allison 7/6/2003 8:07:28 AM

Very nice work, Murry! I like the buzz here as well! #134393

Murry Grigsby 7/6/2003 8:10:46 AM

Thanks, Mette. I knew I could win you over for a little buzzing :0) #134401

Margo Blackwood 7/6/2003 8:13:23 AM

Saw the photo and everything that came into my head has already been said here Murry, excellent work. #134408

Murry Grigsby 7/6/2003 8:14:30 AM

Thanks, Margo :0) #134410

Kathleen Clemons 7/6/2003 8:20:18 AM

Buzzed to perfection, Murry. :) Save me a seat next to Carolyn, will ya? #134424

Murry Grigsby 7/6/2003 8:30:56 AM

Kathleen, you're on :0) #134443

Gene Spears 7/6/2003 5:00:34 PM

very pretty - nice one Murry! Storybook like. #134668

Murry Grigsby 7/6/2003 6:18:13 PM

Thanks, Gene :0) #134690

Theresa McCloskey 7/7/2003 4:21:11 AM

very quaint - I love it -
what is the simplifier plugin? #135116

Murry Grigsby 7/7/2003 5:28:47 AM

Thanks, Theresa. I e-mailed you the info about the simplifier filter :0) #135275

Barbara K. 8/14/2003 6:32:49 PM

Congrats Murry on making the finals on this wonderful shot. #166056

David Taylor 8/14/2003 6:59:37 PM

Congrats on this finalist! #166126

Darren K. Fisher 8/14/2003 7:28:51 PM

Missed this one. A big ole congrats to you Murry!!!!! #166197

Dolores Neilson 8/14/2003 7:44:26 PM

So enchanting and quaint, Murry! Congrats on finalist! again!! #166265

Peggy Wolff 8/14/2003 8:08:14 PM

This looks like such a quaint and wonderful get a way! congrats Murry! You should send them a copy for their advertizing and front area. #166362

Gene Spears 8/14/2003 8:27:51 PM

an excellent shot Murry - congratulations!! #166407

Murry Grigsby 8/14/2003 8:35:06 PM

Thanks, Barbara, Dave, Darren, Dolores, Peggy and Gene :0) #166421

Dottie Shepherd 8/14/2003 8:37:45 PM

Congrats, Murry!!!!! #166431

Charlene Bayerle 8/14/2003 9:52:42 PM

Congratulations Murry!! I loved this one. #166610

Evy Johansen 8/14/2003 10:56:28 PM

Congrats to you on this beautiful shot, Murry! Well derserved. #166724

Gunther Allen 8/15/2003 12:07:30 AM

Congrats Murry- An enchanting capture and treatment! -G #166839

Donna R. Moratelli 8/15/2003 4:10:13 AM

Enchanting for sure! It looks European!. I would have NEVER thought that this was Texas. Anothe great capture from the buzz master! Congratulations,Murry #167095

Colette M. Metcalf 8/15/2003 4:18:55 AM

Congrats, Murry!!! #167119

Carolyn M. Fletcher 8/15/2003 4:32:50 AM

Congrats! I didn't think I was ever gonna get to the bottom of this line of compliments! #167145

Murry Grigsby 8/15/2003 5:47:34 AM

Thanks, Dottie, Char, Evy, Gunther, Donna, Colette and Carolyn :0) #167301

Susana Matos 8/15/2003 7:04:53 AM

congratulations Murry, on this well deserved work!
cheers Susana #167470

Murry Grigsby 8/15/2003 7:25:48 AM

Thanks, Su :0) #167517

Nicola Clark 8/15/2003 9:39:40 AM

Congratulations Murry, well done. #167822

Murry Grigsby 8/15/2003 9:43:35 AM

Thanks, Nicola :0) #167834

Wolfgang Dolak 8/15/2003 10:51:55 AM

Congrats, Murry and good luck!!
birdie #167943

Murry Grigsby 8/15/2003 10:59:56 AM

Thanks, Birdie :0) #167974

Bernard B. Travers 8/15/2003 11:43:26 AM

Oops - I see they save the best stuff for last. GO GET'UM BIG BUDDY. If I were a judge, I'd give you more than just a finalist's recognition. To me, you certainly deserve much, much more. Congratulations, good friend. #168119

Murry Grigsby 8/15/2003 11:58:13 AM

Thanks, Bernard. Boy I wish you judge this month :0) #168160

Kathleen Clemons 8/15/2003 12:00:23 PM

Big congrats, Murry!!!!!!! #168166

Murry Grigsby 8/15/2003 12:18:08 PM

Thanks again, Kath :0) #168197

Elizabeth Stiles 8/15/2003 12:25:41 PM

Congratulations, Murry on another one of your stunning country home images! #168211

Murry Grigsby 8/15/2003 12:36:08 PM

Thanks, Elizabeth :0) #168221

Sherri Conley 8/15/2003 7:23:23 PM

Congrats to you, Murry! Good luck!! #168629

Robert Mann 8/15/2003 7:33:53 PM

Congrats, Murry and good luck! RoB #168642

Murry Grigsby 8/15/2003 8:32:58 PM

Thanks, Sherri and Rob :0) #168668

Timothy L. Leggett 8/17/2003 2:25:19 PM

congrats Murry, great shot.

Tim #170591

Murry Grigsby 8/17/2003 3:10:53 PM

Thanks, Tim :0) #170608

Grayce Pedulla Dillon 8/17/2003 5:22:04 PM

Murry, This is dreamy, and inviting. Good job! #170664

Claudia Kuhn 8/17/2003 7:22:29 PM

Congratulations Murry on this image! Don't know how I missed it the first time, just getting to checking the finalists, a bit late! #170753

Murry Grigsby 8/17/2003 8:32:31 PM

Thanks, Grayce and Claudia :0) #170790

Gary Minish 8/21/2003 5:06:32 PM

This is an excellent photo, Murry! I never got through the finalist list and this is one I missed. Congratulations on making the finals with it! #174420

Gabriela Cunha 9/3/2003 9:16:09 AM

yes, one can see it is a german town!
very nice photo!
gy #186286

Murry Grigsby 9/3/2003 10:04:37 AM

Thanks, Gary and Gaby :0) #186352

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Description

English cottage in the German town of Fredericksburg, Texas, late afternoon, cloudy-bright, 1/250, f/9.5 @70mm, simplifier filter apllied in PS7.

Uploaded on 7/6/2003 5:55:18 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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