~Seeing Stars~

© Shelly A. Van Camp

~Seeing Stars~

Bridgette B 11/21/2005 9:50:23 AM

Great image!! I love the reflection of the stars in the water drops!! #347799

Laurence Saliba 11/21/2005 9:53:57 AM

Another winner Shelly!!!!!! #2102229

Nina Shields 11/21/2005 9:57:18 AM

Shelly, I don't have a clue as to how you do this but I love the finished results; very creative and fascinating; wonderful detail! #2102239

Geralyn Montambault 11/21/2005 9:59:03 AM

Excellant work! #2102243

Larry Smith 11/21/2005 10:05:48 AM

Great image and detail Shelly, very nice work! #2102267

Carla Metzler 11/21/2005 10:09:17 AM

Great job, Shelly!! :D #2102278

Dr Silly 11/21/2005 10:13:13 AM

Cool effects Shelly. :o)

Richard P. Lussier 11/21/2005 10:17:00 AM

Another Shelley Van Camp creation worthy of the Stars!
Nicely done! #2102319

Terry L. Ellis 11/21/2005 10:26:56 AM

Terrific work, Shelly! This is a very cool one! #2102354

Stanley J. Contrades 11/21/2005 10:46:46 AM

Wonderful waterdrops effects and reflective imagery, Shelly!! Great job!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #2102437

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 11/21/2005 10:54:00 AM

Fantastic image Shelly!!!
Wonderful clarity!!! #2102454

Paul Michko 11/21/2005 11:08:39 AM

Wonderfully creative image, Shelly. #2102506

Kaye Burazin 11/21/2005 11:16:25 AM

a big gold star for your creativity.. so how did you do that? #2102547

Gail Vitikacs 11/21/2005 11:25:01 AM

Wonderful capture and creativity Shelly!!! Love this! #2102596

Darryl Wilkinson 11/21/2005 11:31:13 AM

WOW!!! This is outstanding Shelly! What a remarkable capture indeed! Your perseverance shall be rewarded on this beautiful image! (WINNER) Great work my friend!!! #2102645

Goshka G. 11/21/2005 11:35:13 AM

Beautiful stars and drops, Shelly!!! #2102665

Shelly A. Van Camp 11/21/2005 11:38:33 AM

Bridgette, Laurence, Nina, Geralyn, Larry, CArla, Dr.S., Richard, Terry, Stan, Adilson, Paul, Kaye, Gail, Darryl and Goshka: Thank you everyone...I appreciate the nice comments...Water drops to me are not easy. I think I had 3 that came out for this batch..lol Have a nice day! #2102672

Stan Kwasniowski 11/21/2005 11:43:09 AM

Shelly, well captured #2102683

Pamela Shane 11/21/2005 11:47:47 AM

Another outstanding waterdrop image Shelly - fantastic job - love it!!
To answer your question, no those are not my puppies! LOL! They belong to clients I did Christmas pet portraits for. 2 puppies, & the Mom, & Dad dog -
I was VERY busy while they were there -
LOL!!!! :) #2102703

Jenny Bosmans 11/21/2005 11:56:12 AM

Excellent work on this fantastic image, Shelly!! Love it! #2102745

DiAnna F. Paulk 11/21/2005 11:58:59 AM

It's raining here, too, Shelly! Great water drop image. I've got to try one of these one day. I'm a little intimidated by them.

Thanks for commenting on "The Lines Never Age."

Shelly A. Van Camp 11/21/2005 12:06:22 PM

Stan K., Pamela, Jenny and DA: Thank you all so much!! #2102796

Joy Rector 11/21/2005 12:06:47 PM

beautiful, great job #2102799

Shelly A. Van Camp 11/21/2005 12:14:50 PM

Hi Joy and thank you :) #2102842

Judy S. Fung 11/21/2005 12:17:22 PM

Terrific image and capture, Shelly! #2102854

Sergio La Spina 11/21/2005 12:40:00 PM

Fantastic colors and effect perfect Shelly!!! #2102952

Shelly A. Van Camp 11/21/2005 12:45:59 PM

Judy and Sergio: Thank you both! #2102982

Karen Engelbreth 11/21/2005 1:05:19 PM

Cool shot, Shelly! #2103070

Dominique Declerck 11/21/2005 1:16:30 PM

Very creative, Shelly! great job! #2103127

Michelle Lea Guinn 11/21/2005 1:24:44 PM

What is there to say but...... AWESOME!!!! I love this!!! mlg~ #2103158

Candice C. Calhoun 11/21/2005 1:38:06 PM

This is SO cool! You are the queen of the water drop photo, for sure! OK, we are pals...HOW do you DO these! Have not even attempted anything like it yet, but am intrigued with it for a winter studio pursuit...

I KNOW it is very difficult! Great work here, looks like a winner to me!

ccc #2103220

Sandy Landon 11/21/2005 2:22:45 PM

Fantastic image!!! Great capture of this wonderful detail!! #2103404

Claudia Kuhn 11/21/2005 2:36:20 PM

Awesome Shelly!!! Wonderful macro work! #2103471

Susie Peek-Swint 11/21/2005 3:25:30 PM

I echo the other comments ~ stunning work Shelly ~ if I ever figure these out I'll dedicate it to you as my inspiration! #2103611

William C. Raco 11/21/2005 5:58:29 PM

This is too cool!
Excellent setup and photo.
Beautifully done, Shelly!

bill #2104125

Roxanne M. Bubar 11/21/2005 7:07:49 PM

Shelly, Magnificent!!!!!!!!!!!!! #2104366

Shelly A. Van Camp 11/21/2005 7:52:27 PM

Karen, Dominique, Michelle, Candice, Sandy, Claudia, Susan, Bill and Roxanne: Thank you so much everyone! Have a good night. :) #2104491

Shelly A. Van Camp 11/21/2005 7:52:46 PM

Karen, Dominique, Michelle, Candice, Sandy, Claudia, Susan, Bill and Roxanne: Thank you so much everyone! Have a good night. :) #2104492

Deborah Sandidge 11/21/2005 8:37:13 PM

Wonderful work, Shelly - very clever with the reflections! #2104603

Jill Odice 11/21/2005 10:46:40 PM

I like this, isn't it fun to have such a nice camera to shoot and experiment with! ? :-) Beautiful shot Shelly! #2104840

Luis Louro 11/22/2005 3:30:34 AM

Wonderful work, Shelly!!! #2105211

Shelly A. Van Camp 11/22/2005 4:38:21 AM

Deborah, Jill and Luis: Thank you so much. Have a great day! #2105566

Alisha L. Ekstrom 11/22/2005 5:58:10 AM

OH MY Shelly!!! THIS IS SOOOOOO FABULOUS!!! I love your water droplet shots!!! THEY are my FAVORITE!!! Especially with the flag!!! GORGEOUS!! I would be having these hanging up everywhere in my house!!!!!
FANTASTIC work!!! #2105875

Shelly A. Van Camp 11/22/2005 6:18:46 AM

Hi Alisha..thank you so much for the nice comments. :) #2105985

Rakesh Syal 11/22/2005 11:30:14 AM

Great image and effects, Shelly!!! #2107109

Shelly A. Van Camp 11/22/2005 12:00:17 PM

Hi Rakesh and thank you so much! #2107256

Brian A. Wolter 11/22/2005 2:36:43 PM

Really cool shot Shelly...... #2107891

Shelly A. Van Camp 11/22/2005 8:16:56 PM

Thanks, Brian #2108792

Mary N C. Taitt 11/23/2005 5:55:56 AM

Nice shot, Shelly, love your water droplet series! Mary :-) #2110505

Sylvia Rossler 11/23/2005 8:36:43 AM

Gorgeous shot Shelly !!!! #2111831

Shelly A. Van Camp 11/23/2005 8:46:30 AM

Mary and Sylvia: Thank you #2111904

Shelly A. Van Camp 11/23/2005 8:46:39 AM

Mary and Sylvia: Thank you #2111907

Shelly A. Van Camp 11/23/2005 8:46:40 AM

Mary and Sylvia: Thank you #2111908

Daniel Diaz 11/26/2005 4:37:40 AM

Fantastic shot Shelly, I also love your bubble pix :) #2121349

Lori Carlson 11/26/2005 9:03:26 AM

Another super shot & winner Shelly!! Spectacular, friend!! :0) #2122174

Shelly A. Van Camp 11/26/2005 4:57:09 PM

Daniel and Lori: Thank you so very much!! :) #2123979

Sharon L. Wack 11/27/2005 3:33:37 PM

Hi!Shelly This is a winner in my book, WONDERFUL WORK! #2127610

Wayne Nolting 11/27/2005 6:13:56 PM

I like this abstract using water drops and the the way you can see the stars clearly in each drop. #2128349

Shelly A. Van Camp 11/29/2005 5:06:12 AM

Hi Wayne and Sharon: Thank you for the nice comments. Have a great day! #2133675

Kara L. Hendricks 11/29/2005 4:20:04 PM

Your waterdrop shots are awesome Shelly... I love this!! Gonna have to try it!! #2135741

Shelly A. Van Camp 11/29/2005 5:48:18 PM

Hi Kara,
Thank you! I did 50 tonight and not one turned out...Oh well...lol Guess it was practice..:) Hope you have a great night! #2135942

Jill Flynn 11/30/2005 2:24:36 PM

You are SO GOOD at this Shelly!!! This looks fantastic! #2138997

Shelly A. Van Camp 12/2/2005 2:52:42 PM

Hi Jill and thank you :) #2146749

Dr Silly 12/20/2005 1:42:48 AM


Darryl Wilkinson 12/20/2005 1:47:37 AM

Awesome work, Shelly! Congratulations on this wonderful finalist image! I knew you could do it! Best of luck to you on the next round!!! WTG Girl! BRAVO!!! #2202099

Robyn Mackenzie 12/20/2005 2:27:48 AM


ADILSON F. FERREIRA 12/20/2005 3:43:46 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Shelly!!! #2202531

Candice C. Calhoun 12/20/2005 4:29:52 AM

Congratulations, and good luck in the final judging, Maggie!

ccc #2202716

Shelly A. Van Camp 12/20/2005 5:42:07 AM

Dr.S, Darryl, Robyn, Adilson and Candice: Thank you so very much....I really appreciate the support and encouragement. Have a great day! #2203041

Life Expressions 12/20/2005 6:34:34 AM

Congrats on this being chosen as finalist Shelly! #2203249

Sergio La Spina 12/20/2005 6:35:00 AM

A big congratulation for you!!! #2203251

Michael Robichaud 12/20/2005 7:00:16 AM

Very well done! Congrats on your Finalist photo. #2203391

Kirsi Bertolini 12/20/2005 7:22:18 AM

..and I see a Winner! Congrats, well deserved! #2203499

Kaye Burazin 12/20/2005 7:45:40 AM

Fantastic Shelly, congratulations my friend, well deserved. Good luck, hoping this one goes on! #2203611

Tamera S. Phillips 12/20/2005 8:17:02 AM

Congratulations Shelly! Well deserved. #2203842

Chris Macer 12/20/2005 8:18:26 AM

Congrats on the finalist, Shelly! Best of luck! :) #2203861

Jill Flynn 12/20/2005 8:59:35 AM

Way to go Shelly! Congratulations on your FANTASTIC finalist! #2204142

Mary N C. Taitt 12/20/2005 9:18:49 AM

Congratulations on a great finalist, Shelly! Mary :-) #2204277

Sandy Landon 12/20/2005 9:45:03 AM

Love this!! Congrats! #2204467

Shelly A. Van Camp 12/20/2005 10:06:13 AM

Robin, Sergio, Micheal, Kirsi, Kaye, Tamera, Chris, Jill, Mary and Sandy: Thank you so very much everyone! #2204617

Terry L. Ellis 12/20/2005 10:18:08 AM

Congratulations, Shelly, on this terrific finalist! Good going, girl!! Much luck in the next round! #2204694

Richard P. Lussier 12/20/2005 10:26:29 AM

Go Stars!! Hey, that's my hockey team too! :) #2204758

Lynn Crawford 12/20/2005 10:27:35 AM

Congrats Shelly on being a finialist with this image, I really love it :) #2204764

Stan Kwasniowski 12/20/2005 10:28:31 AM

Shelly, congratulations #2204768

Mary Timman 12/20/2005 10:50:26 AM

Way to go girl. Congratulations and good luck! #2204891

Jim Kinnunen 12/20/2005 11:00:19 AM

Very well done image, Shelly...congratulations!!!! #2204937

Cathy Barrows 12/20/2005 11:57:03 AM

Congrats on your finalist...fantastic #2205267

Jill Odice 12/20/2005 1:03:32 PM

Congrats, this is wonderful :-) #2205602

Wendy Stevenson 12/20/2005 1:13:43 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Shelly!! #2205679

Sylvia Rossler 12/20/2005 1:55:55 PM

Congrats Shelly :o) :o) #2205916

Deborah Sandidge 12/20/2005 2:09:17 PM

This is so clever, congratulations Shelly! #2205966

Shelly A. Van Camp 12/20/2005 2:37:04 PM

Terry, Richard, Lynn, Stan, Mary, Jim, Cathy, Jill, Wendy, Sylvia and Deb: Thank you so much..Have a great night! #2206110

Jenny Bosmans 12/20/2005 3:17:32 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Shelly!! #2206376

Donna J. Taff 12/20/2005 5:28:04 PM

Congratulation on your wonderful finalist win, Shelly!!! #2206898

Linda D. Lester 12/20/2005 6:15:37 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist! #2207051

Gail Vitikacs 12/20/2005 7:12:11 PM

Sooo exciting Shelly! Congratulations! #2207209

Kristi A. Howson 12/20/2005 7:34:42 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist and good luck in the next round! #2207284

Stanley J. Contrades 12/20/2005 11:59:48 PM

Very nicely done, and CONGRATULATIONS on this creative Finalist, Shelly!! Very best of luck to you in the next round!!
Much Aloha,

Anita Hogue 12/21/2005 4:57:40 AM

Beautiful finalist, Shelly! Congratulations! #2208479

Deb Holmes-Hatfield 12/21/2005 6:30:15 AM

Way to go Shelly Congrats to you! #2208909

Leanne M.E. Boyd 12/21/2005 8:59:21 AM

A big congratulations to you Shelley! #2209509

Shelly A. Van Camp 12/21/2005 9:26:05 AM

Jenny, Donna, Linda, Gail, Kristi, Stan, Anita, Deb and Leanne: Thank you all so much! #2209610

Rakesh Syal 12/21/2005 11:02:14 AM

Congratulations, Shelly!!! #2209861

Shelly A. Van Camp 12/21/2005 3:46:46 PM

Thanks Rakesh! #2210674

Goshka G. 12/21/2005 4:10:08 PM

BIG congrats, Shelly!! #2210759

Laura Clay-Ballard 12/21/2005 5:14:18 PM

congrats shelly. this is awesome #2210900

Shelly A. Van Camp 12/21/2005 6:39:12 PM

Goshka and Laura: Thank you. :) #2211187

Luigi Di Serio 12/22/2005 5:43:48 AM

Very cool! You are becoming a master of droplet pics. Good work #2212453

Shelly A. Van Camp 12/22/2005 5:32:41 PM

Hi Luigi and thanks so much! #2214915

Janet L. Skinner 1/2/2006 1:08:56 PM

I some how missed this one! and it is excellent, Shelly!! #2245354

Shelly A. Van Camp 1/4/2006 1:43:43 PM

Thanks Janet!! #2252426

KHAWLA Haddad 1/6/2006 3:28:20 PM

Congratulations on Wonderful finalist,Shelly!!! #2260014

Shelly A. Van Camp 1/7/2006 4:05:23 PM

Thank you!!!!!!! #2262977

Lori Carlson 1/21/2006 10:45:50 AM

More great work Shelly!!! Congratulations on your Finalist win!! :0) #2316598

Mary K. Robison 1/23/2006 7:08:48 PM

Super capture, Shelly! Practice DOES make perfect! LOL!
CONGRATULATIONS on this beautiful finalist! #2328906

Shelly A. Van Camp 4/26/2007 2:56:03 PM

Lori and Mary: Thank you! #4218020

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Another attempt to take some water drop pictures....This is one of the many..lol Taken with tripod, 1/4 sec. F22 and ISO 200. Hope you all have a nice Monday...It's raining here so a great day to sleep..:) Have a great day~

Uploaded on 11/21/2005 9:44:43 AM

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Camera: Nikon D70 Digital SLR Camera

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