Prehistoric

© Terry L. Ellis

Prehistoric

Lani T. Broadbent Student 11/8/2005 8:26:14 PM

Awesome macro capture, Terry! Terrific sharp detail, fantastic DOF, outstanding texture, and wonderful colors! #340624

Deborah Sandidge 11/8/2005 8:46:20 PM

Beautifully detailed "guard tree" Terry, great work! #2052157

Jill Odice 11/8/2005 9:48:31 PM

Well that's one tree I would not try to climb :-) Very cool shot Terry :-) #2052333

Silvia Nunes 11/9/2005 12:50:15 AM

FANTASTIC capture ! #2052581

Tammy Scott 11/9/2005 3:04:09 AM

OUTSTANDING detail! #2052752

Pamela Shane 11/9/2005 3:43:01 AM

Good title for this image Terry - reminds me of a prehistoric animal!!
Wonderful detail, & clarity. #2052870

Cathy Barrows 11/9/2005 4:37:08 AM

now that is on unusual trunk...great find #2053116

Agnes Fegan 11/9/2005 4:46:48 AM

Neat find Terry of this Treeosaurus! #2053165

S P Mukherji 11/9/2005 5:04:27 AM

Have never seen these before Terry! Excellent macro revealing the textures beautifully!! #2053254

Kathleen K. Parker 11/9/2005 5:16:08 AM

What a rare find!!! This is superb, Missy P!
xoxo
Missy S #2053329

Larry Smith 11/9/2005 6:15:14 AM

Great image Terry! #2053713

Terry L. Ellis 11/9/2005 6:15:37 AM

Lani, Deborah, Jill, Silvia, Tammy, Pam, Cathy, Agnes, SP and KK, so nice of you all to comment! I really appreciate it!

Deborah, this is a "guard tree?" Got to go look that up.

Pam, it looked like a stegasaurus (sp?) to me so prehistoric it was...That's why I shot it on it's side. #2053716

Terry L. Ellis 11/9/2005 6:22:22 AM

Hey, Larry, thank you! We must have crossed in cyberspace! Very nice of you. #2053753

Gary Lange 11/9/2005 7:58:12 AM

Very good shot Terry! I have one of these trees in my backyard, very spiney. I took a shot of the trunk and branch once, probably still have it. I was fasinated with the spines. You did great here. I'm in San Diego, by the way. #2054170

Kaye Burazin 11/9/2005 8:23:41 AM

ouch!!! looks so real that I reached out to touch it. Texture and detail are so vivid Terry. #2054271

Jill Flynn 11/9/2005 8:33:07 AM

SUPER macro and detail Terry! Your title and presentation are perfect. WOWOW! #2054315

Shelly A. Van Camp 11/9/2005 8:46:09 AM

Now this is a SHARP picture! :) Love this..Great Macro!!! #2054378

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 11/9/2005 9:24:19 AM

Terrific image Terry!!!
Wonderful colors and details!!! #2054622

Christian P. Nicolas 11/9/2005 9:37:58 AM

Ouch! Careful of the thorns.
Nice picture. #2054708

Sylvia Rossler 11/9/2005 10:25:58 AM

Aouch ! That macro is outstanding and very impressionating Terry !!! I hope you didn't get to close to those thorns :o) #2054885

Sergio La Spina 11/9/2005 10:56:55 AM

Great macro shot wowww perfect details and framing !! #2054995

Goshka G. 11/9/2005 11:02:38 AM

Wonderful find, with such beautiful detail and texture, Terry!! #2055013

Jenny Bosmans 11/9/2005 1:00:17 PM

WOW! Terrific macro capture, Terry!! #2055528

Susan T. Evans 11/9/2005 1:55:56 PM

Wow Terry, wonderful detail. #2055705

Ermanno Radice 11/9/2005 3:25:33 PM

Fantastic capture, wonderful macro, great details, Terry!! #2056045

Nicole Kessel 11/9/2005 3:51:03 PM

Fantastic macro!! Perfect DOF and detail! Nice job! #2056142

Patricia Robinson Trapp 11/9/2005 3:54:27 PM

Awesome, Terry! Absolutely perfect!!! #2056154

Terry L. Ellis 11/9/2005 3:57:29 PM

I have had BP withdrawals all day as we are installing a new server at work and the migration is taking forever and I can't access the internet. I will have to catch-up tomorrow, hopefully!

Thank you all, Gary, Kaye, Jill F., Shelly, Adilson, Christian, Sylvia, Sergio, Goshka, Jenny, Susan, Ermanno and Nicole! You make BP such a great place!

Hi Gary, I live at the 15 freeway Corona/Riverside, so you're pretty close! #2056165

Terry L. Ellis 11/9/2005 3:58:42 PM

Hey, Patricia, I just missd you! Thanks so much for generous comment! So great of you. I will catch-up as soon as I can! #2056169

Claudia Kuhn 11/9/2005 4:19:29 PM

Very cool shot Terry, love the textures and title! #2056224

Terry L. Ellis 11/9/2005 7:33:33 PM

Thanks so very much, Claudia! You're so great to comment! #2056659

Joy E. Cobb 11/10/2005 5:20:56 AM

Clever title, Terry! Fascinating closeup of this very cool tree! #2057686

Rob T. Henry 11/10/2005 6:26:30 AM

Excellent macro, Terry!!! #2058039

Terry L. Ellis 11/10/2005 6:26:31 AM

Joy, thank you for your great comment! Really appreciate it! #2058040

Terry L. Ellis 11/10/2005 6:31:27 AM

Rob, just missed you! Very nice of you to comment! Thank you! #2058072

Marvin H. Gohlke Jr. 11/10/2005 7:42:34 AM

Great macro!! Wonderful clarity, framing, and contrasts. Great job, makes me want to back up a little! #2058363

kerby lee pfrangle 11/10/2005 10:25:57 AM

Wonderful macro capture. I do not think I grab or pick this up anytime soon. LOL....

Nice capture. Kerby #2059024

Darryl Wilkinson 11/10/2005 10:30:46 AM

DANG!!! Where have I been??? One heck of a find Terry! Wonderful image, and i'll have to agree with Jill O.!:-) You did a fine job with this Terry!!! #2059053

Terry L. Ellis 11/10/2005 11:31:51 AM

Marvin, Kerby and Darryl! Very nice of you guys and gal to comment! I really appreciate it! #2059287

Daniel Diaz 11/10/2005 2:45:34 PM

I love it all Terry, AWESOME macro work!! #2060107

Cathy M. Gromball 11/10/2005 3:04:23 PM

Very cool photo and title, Terry!

Cathy :) #2060172

Terry L. Ellis 11/10/2005 4:13:01 PM

Thanks, Daniel and Cathy! You are both so nice to comment! Love it! #2060367

Lynn Crawford 11/11/2005 10:18:33 AM

Oh My Goodness what a great image, I would want to stay away from those thorns WOW, great color and detail :) #2063630

Terry L. Ellis 11/11/2005 3:38:10 PM

Lynn, you're so sweet to comment! Thank you so very much! #2064561

Carol Kalinowski 11/12/2005 7:04:54 AM

Wonderful image.This is one of those that just grabs and pulls you in .Really stands out...excellent. #2066438

Terry L. Ellis 11/12/2005 12:31:30 PM

Thank you, Carol, for your very lovely comment! So very nice of you. #2067326

Erica Murphy 11/12/2005 6:24:50 PM

Great photo Terry! I love these trees and you did such a great job capturing what is special about them.

Erica #2068114

Terry L. Ellis 11/13/2005 6:35:02 AM

Hey, Erica, thanks so much for your great comment! So nice! #2069301

Gen Nagase 11/13/2005 6:16:48 PM

Fabulous details!!!
Excellent macro shot!!! #2071208

Terry L. Ellis 11/13/2005 6:52:25 PM

Thank you so much, Nobi! You're so sweet to comment! #2071358

Michelle Brocken 11/20/2005 5:54:03 AM

Beautiful details! #2097424

Terry L. Ellis 11/20/2005 6:58:36 AM

Thank you very much, Michelle! You're too kind. #2097782

Donna R. Moratelli 11/20/2005 11:35:59 AM

This would be an interesting image if it were flipped sideways with a natural sky background. I can imagine it as a prehistoric landscape as well! Cool shot! #2098623

Terry L. Ellis 11/20/2005 3:24:32 PM

I can see it that way, too, now that you mention it! Thanks so much for the feedback, Donnarae! I truly appreciate it and I just may try that as I learn to do more. #2099221

Donna R. Moratelli 11/21/2005 1:20:35 AM

Yea definatly hold on to this one. It's a keeper!!
I don't know how to do backgrounds either but when I see an image like this I sure wish that I learned how to to do it... #2100642

Terry L. Ellis 11/21/2005 6:08:04 AM

Well, I'll figure it out probably sooner than later, so please stay tuned, Donnarae! Thanks so much for your lovely encouragement! #2101449

Terry L. Ellis 11/21/2005 10:32:05 AM

Very neat photo! I love it! :} #2102383

Terry L. Ellis 11/21/2005 2:19:41 PM

Angela, your shots and your icon crack me up! That's a special gift you have with your pets. Thanks for your comment! #2103390

Pat Gamwell 12/20/2005 2:08:29 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on this finalist, my friend! VERY WELL DESERVED! #2202160

Darryl Wilkinson 12/20/2005 2:28:02 AM

WOOOOOOHOOOOOO, Terry!!! Congratulations on this fine finalist and best of luck to you in the next round!!! BRAVO!!! #2202256

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 12/20/2005 4:35:48 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Terry!!! #2202744

Candice C. Calhoun 12/20/2005 4:38:31 AM

Congratulations, and GL in the next round!

ccc #2202764

Life Expressions 12/20/2005 6:16:46 AM

Congrats on this being chosen as finalist Terry! #2203143

Kathleen K. Parker 12/20/2005 6:56:44 AM

Congratulations, Missy P!!!
Missy S
xxxooo #2203370

Sergio La Spina 12/20/2005 7:00:14 AM

Congratulation for you!!!!! #2203390

Steve Mescha 12/20/2005 7:56:04 AM

Congradulations,Terry! #2203674

Kaye Burazin 12/20/2005 8:10:54 AM

Congratulations Terry, way to go girlfriend and best of luck in the next round! #2203788

Chris Macer 12/20/2005 8:57:07 AM

Congrats on the finalist, Terry! Good luck! :) #2204123

Cathy M. Gromball 12/20/2005 9:06:10 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Terry!

Cathy :) #2204201

Deborah Sandidge 12/20/2005 9:13:06 AM

Beautiful finalist, Terry - congratulations to you!! #2204248

DiAnna F. Paulk 12/20/2005 9:39:10 AM

Great image, Terry! Congratulations on your finalist medal! And good luck in the next round! #2204424

Jill Flynn 12/20/2005 10:08:53 AM

Way to go Terry!! Congratulations on your FANTASTIC finalist and good luck in the next round!!! #2204633

Joy E. Cobb 12/20/2005 10:14:56 AM

Congratulations, Terry! #2204668

Hendrik Storme 12/20/2005 10:54:46 AM

Congratulations!!!!! #2204913

Erica Murphy 12/20/2005 11:12:11 AM

Congratulations Terry! This photo is simple yet unforgettable. Good luck in the contest!

Erica #2204989

Jim Kinnunen 12/20/2005 11:27:02 AM

Congratulations on this unique and well done image, Terry!:) #2205075

Mary Timman 12/20/2005 11:44:00 AM

Beautiful shot of this finalist. Congratulations and good luck! #2205179

Laura Berman 12/20/2005 11:44:18 AM

Congrats on your well deserved finalist Terry! #2205181

Lynn Crawford 12/20/2005 12:26:29 PM

Congrats Terry on being a Finalist with this image, great job :) #2205403

Wendy Stevenson 12/20/2005 1:09:34 PM

Congratulations Terry on this most excellent finalist!! Best of luck to you in the next round!! #2205648

Cathy Barrows 12/20/2005 1:12:21 PM

Congrats on your finalist...neat find #2205668

Sylvia Rossler 12/20/2005 1:25:04 PM

Congratsssss Terry :o) #2205771

Terry L. Ellis 12/20/2005 1:25:42 PM

Pat, Darryl, Adilson, Candice, Robyn, KK, Sergio, Steve, Kaye, Chris, Cathy G., Deb, DiAnna, Jill, Joy, Hendrik, Erica, Jim, Mary, Laura, Lynn, Wendy and Cathy B.! I truly thank each of you for taking the time to comment! So nice! #2205777

Terry L. Ellis 12/20/2005 1:26:45 PM

And, Sylvia!!! I just missed you! Thanks so much! #2205782

Terry L. Ellis 12/20/2005 1:28:24 PM

And, it should have been Robin with an "i" not a "y" ! Thanks Robin! #2205793

Jill Odice 12/20/2005 1:30:09 PM

Congrats on this prickly finalist :-)Best of luck in the next round Terry :-) #2205805

Terry L. Ellis 12/20/2005 1:31:11 PM

I happen to be right here, Jill, and I can't thank you enough for your comment! You're really sweet! #2205808

Kay Beausoleil 12/20/2005 2:34:13 PM

Wowee -- I'd treat the tree and your image with the utmost respect, Terry. Congratulations on this spectacular finalist! #2206097

Stephen Zacker 12/20/2005 2:38:04 PM

Great composition and detail. Congratulations #2206115

Daniel Diaz 12/20/2005 2:53:35 PM

Big Congrats Terry and good luck in the next round, love the textures!!! #2206211

Laura Clay-Ballard 12/20/2005 3:45:04 PM

congrats on this awesome image! #2206520

Tammy Scott 12/20/2005 4:20:38 PM

Congratulations on this awesome finalist! #2206655

Donna J. Taff 12/20/2005 6:04:09 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist win, Terry!!! #2207022

Terry L. Ellis 12/20/2005 6:07:49 PM

Thank you, Kay, Stephen, Daniel, Laura, Tammy and Donna, for your wonderful comments! Makes my day! #2207030

Gen Nagase 12/20/2005 6:24:59 PM

Congratulations on your finalist on this great image, Terry!!!
Fabulous!!! #2207085

Cora Miller 12/20/2005 7:05:07 PM

Great title and great image, Terry! Congratulations! #2207185

12/20/2005 7:59:18 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Terry! #2207378

Kristi A. Howson 12/20/2005 8:04:54 PM

Awesome Terry! Congratulations on this wonderful finalist and good luck in the next round! #2207395

Pamela Shane 12/20/2005 9:45:57 PM

Congrats on this wonderfully interesting image being chosen a finalist Terry!!!! :} #2207655

Rakesh Syal 12/21/2005 12:53:46 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Terry!!! #2207911

Stan J. Contrades 12/21/2005 2:15:00 AM

CONGRATULATIONS, Terry, on your Finalist, and good luck in the next round!!
Much Aloha,
Stan
#2208015

Jill M. Flusemann 12/21/2005 5:13:41 AM

Congrats on your finalist! #2208544

Donna W. Neal 12/21/2005 5:46:01 AM

Congratulations on a excellent finalist Terry.

Looks like a chocolate chip tree...lol #2208698

Terry L. Ellis 12/21/2005 5:49:38 AM

Thanks, Nobi, Cora, Reine, Kristi, Pam, Rakesh, Stan, Jill and Donna, for your so nice comments! I really appreciate each one!

Donna, that's true! LOL! #2208712

Deb Holmes 12/21/2005 7:21:39 AM

Congrats to you Terry way to go! #2209177

Terry L. Ellis 12/21/2005 11:51:32 AM

Thank you so much, Deb! Very nice of you! #2209950

Marie Fields 12/21/2005 12:03:14 PM

Congratulations, Terry!! Terrific image! #2209980

Rachel Scott-Renouf 12/21/2005 12:10:44 PM

Congrats Terry! love the detail well done :o) #2210006

Anita N. Hogue 12/21/2005 12:51:07 PM

Fantastic find, Terry! Congratulations on a terrific image!! #2210108

Jenny Bosmans 12/21/2005 1:51:04 PM

I'm slowly catching up, Terry!!
Big congratulations on this fantastic finalist!! #2210232

Nicole Kessel 12/21/2005 5:57:46 PM

Congratulations Terry! #2211072

Deborah C. Lewinson 12/21/2005 8:22:42 PM

Hardy congrats on this marvelous finalist, Terry!
-Debby #2211408

Debra Booth 12/22/2005 5:40:02 AM

Congrats on this wonderful finalist, Terry!! #2212426

Terry L. Ellis 12/22/2005 5:43:59 AM

Thank you, Marie, Rachel, Anita, Jenny, Nicole, Debby and Debra, for your kind comments! I truly appreciate each one! #2212454

Jonna Bergström 12/22/2005 12:29:41 PM

Congratulations, Terry! Beautiful image!! #2213956

Terry L. Ellis 12/23/2005 6:21:26 AM

Thank you, Jonna, for your kind comment! So nice! #2216700

Lori Carlson 1/29/2006 11:04:32 AM

Great title and shot Terry! Congratulations!! :0) #2352645

Terry L. Ellis 1/29/2006 5:55:24 PM

Thank you, Lori! So nice of you to comment! I truly appreciate it! #2353714

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Description

1/80, f/11, RAW. Type of Silk Tree with huge thorns all over the trunk. Shot taken at El Camino Nursery in Norco, CA.

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Uploaded on 11/8/2005 6:37:33 PM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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