Deep Into The Forest

© Laura E. Swan

Deep Into The Forest

Mary K. Robison 4/19/2016 1:44:14 AM 1

I get to be the first to tell you how beautiful this scene is, Pom! What a perfect MT entry! Love the colors, the natural framing, and the road leading to...some place marvelous, I'm sure.
AND I get to be the first to say
Congratulations in anticipation of your winning gold for this next month!! #1655543

Gord MacEachern 4/19/2016 2:49:59 AM

Hi Laura, I have to agree 101% with Mary!! #11463382

Jeff Robinson 4/19/2016 3:07:31 AM

A wonderful image and poem to go with it! #11463386

Laura E. Swan 4/19/2016 10:10:23 AM

Thank you, Mare, Gord and Jeff. You guys are terrific and part of why I keep at it. :D I really appreciate the support and kind (and fun!) words! HAPPY SPRINGTIME! By the way I took this photo last Spring in DENMARK! It truly is the land of magical stories! #11463489

Laura E. Swan 4/19/2016 10:10:55 AM

(DDR applied! Lol). #11463491

Susan M. Campbell 4/19/2016 10:40:29 AM 1

Wow. This is an amazing shot. Well done. #11463532

John Connolly 4/19/2016 2:36:31 PM 1

I love your DD work here Sister Swanee! A wonderful scene, and I hope you entered it in our MT this month! #11463626

Carrie M. Groseclose 4/19/2016 2:57:54 PM 1

Absolutely gorgeous!! #11463651

Reynaldo D. Reyes 4/20/2016 4:47:45 PM 2

Oh wow Laura. What a wonderful place to be, it really looks like a fairy tale land and one can easily can lost in this magical place. Just don't venture beyond the road as who knows what lies beyond....then again it might be new adventure. We'll see this again Laura. #11463971

Laura L. Gonzales 4/20/2016 7:04:38 PM 1

Well done sister!!! I totally LOVE this one! Right out of a story book scene for sure! Kinda like Wizard of Oz, when Dorthy opens the door into a beautiful garden setting!!!! Frame this one sis! Winner here!!!! #11464049

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 4/21/2016 6:48:05 AM 1

I'm breathless and speechless, SSSL.
WOW! #11464218

Jill Odice 4/27/2016 12:21:36 AM 1

Wonderful atmosphere! #11466454

Laura E. Swan 4/27/2016 1:22:35 AM

Thank you everyone!! :D #11466488

Laura L. Gonzales 5/28/2016 11:57:07 PM

CONGRATULATIONS SISTER, on your GORGEOUS Staff Favorite!! Good luck in the next round~ #11479277

Laura E. Swan 5/29/2016 12:26:00 AM

Thank you Little Sister Laura! What an honor this is! And a bigger honor to beautiful DENMARK! #11479287

Annette Carr 5/29/2016 12:57:01 AM

WINNER! This is fantastic. I bet it goes gold :))))) #11479295

Laura E. Swan 5/29/2016 2:32:20 AM

Thanks, Nette!!! :D I appreciate the vote of confidence!! #11479301

Joannie Bertucci 5/30/2016 12:52:31 PM 1

Always keep your magic coming Laura! Amazing visual and congrats on your Finalist! #11479785

Laura E. Swan 5/30/2016 12:58:22 PM 1

Joannie, you are so supportive. Thank you very much!! :D #11479789

Annette Carr 5/30/2016 1:30:56 PM 1

See! I told you this is a 🏆 winner!!! Still waiting for gold <3. Such a beautiful photo. Congratulations on your finalist!!! #11479822

Emile Abbott 5/30/2016 2:03:47 PM 1

Congratulations Laura on this outstanding finalist. #11479881

Teresa L. Brooks 5/30/2016 6:37:58 PM 1

Congrats on this gorgeous finalist. Good luck in the next round #11480175

Terry Cervi 5/30/2016 7:02:57 PM 1

Love this, Laura! Best of luck to you! #11480200

Kathy Salerni 5/30/2016 8:09:34 PM 1

Huge congrats on this gorgeous Finalist, Laura! #11480256

Laura E. Swan 5/30/2016 8:11:13 PM

Hi Nette, Emile, Teresa, Terry and Kathy! Great to see you all and thanks so much for coming to view my work and congratulate me. :D Means a lot! #11480258

Reynaldo D. Reyes 5/30/2016 8:25:01 PM

As I've predicted, this entry got the attention of the judges. A huge congrats Laura and good luck on the final round. #11480277

Laura E. Swan 5/30/2016 8:49:01 PM

It sure did and I think it's because of all the good VIBES you guys sent out into the Universe!! :D What do you think? I think my BP family is really great! Thanks for stopping in and for the support, Rey! :D #11480297

Val Feldman 5/30/2016 8:51:49 PM

Totally magical! Everything! From the light dancing on the water, the colorful reflections of the wonderfully deep forest colors and then to the golden sunlit road leading off into the distance...what a wonderful place to take us all to thru your incredible creativity! :) Warmest congrats, LOTW, on your well-deserved Finalist and all the best in the upcoming round!! #11480299

Nadia Paul 5/30/2016 9:59:15 PM

So beautifully done Laura - congrats! #11480383

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 5/31/2016 12:46:04 AM

It takes you to make my country look this charming and magical. Thank you for making this amazing image, SSSLala. I love it. And congratulations on the silver. Now to the gold... #11480444

Laura E. Swan 5/31/2016 1:44:35 AM

Hi Val, Nadia and SSSKiki. :) You ladies sure know how to warm my heart. Thank you all so very much! #11480446

Daniella Puente 5/31/2016 6:07:50 AM

Dreamy scene Laura, congrats! #11480528

Laura E. Swan 5/31/2016 10:50:37 AM

Hi Daniella! Thank you lots!! #11480665

Emile Abbott 5/31/2016 1:33:04 PM

Congratulations Laura on this outstanding Gold winner. Magical. #11480811

Bojan Bencic 5/31/2016 1:43:57 PM

Fantastic colors and mood, Laura. Beautiful. Congratulations! #11480829

Laura L. Gonzales 5/31/2016 1:46:53 PM

One of my faves! congratulations dear sister!!!!! I knew this one would Win!!!!!! #11480832

Kathy Salerni 5/31/2016 4:05:50 PM

Huge congrats on your Gold Winner, Laura!! #11480890

Reynaldo D. Reyes 5/31/2016 5:08:10 PM

Woohoo for the Gold Award...Rey #11480946

Tammy M. Anderson 5/31/2016 7:14:18 PM

Beautiful Winner. Congrats!! #11480989

Annette Carr 6/1/2016 4:19:31 PM

CONGRATULATIONS! Yippeeee! You deserved gold for this beauty <3 :)))))))))))) #11481229

Val Feldman 6/1/2016 8:30:31 PM

:) :) :) :) :) :) So happy to see Gold attached to this wonderful creation of yours, LOTW! Dontcha just love it when the Judges get it RIGHT??? lol! Warmest congrats to you, M'lady! #11481311

Usman M. Bajwa 6/2/2016 3:02:52 AM

WTG, Laura. Wonderful work. CONGRATZ!

UB. #11481346

Nadia Paul 6/3/2016 12:03:45 AM

Congrats on this wonderful winner Laura - so well deserved! #11481703

Mary K. Robison 6/3/2016 1:31:47 AM

Tee-Hee. Read the first comment in the thread, Pom...I'll repeat my Congratulations now, and tell you how very happy I am to finally see you among the Gold Winners. YAAAAAY! #11481715

frank w. degenhardt 6/3/2016 10:48:48 AM

Breath taking and magical. What a gorgeous work this is. Congratulations on the Second Place Win Laura. #11481875

Anita Bower 6/4/2016 2:49:02 AM

Looks like a fairy tale illustration. #11482090

Stan Kwasniowski 6/5/2016 8:28:24 AM

Laura, goreous, congratulations #11482532

Amanda D. Austwick 6/7/2016 4:52:13 PM

Gorgeous gold winner, and as Anita says it looks like a fairy land! #11483257

Laura E. Swan 6/7/2016 5:43:43 PM

Hi everyone! Thank you so much!!! :D This was fun to make!! :D (I know I say that a lot but I do love DDR!) And I really loved Denmark! #11483266

Ray 6/12/2016 4:13:29 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful Winner, Laura! #11484441

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 6/28/2016 5:27:33 AM

As I was saying.... HEHHH! Congratulations on the gold win, SSSL. I am so very thrilled to see this beauty get gold (as deserved)! #11489239

Gina M. Savage 7/1/2016 8:02:40 AM

Simply gorgeous! #11490898

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Description

In A Land Far Away...
And Always In My Dreams...
There's a Place Where True Stories Live
And Fairy Tales Are Made.

-Denmark

Uploaded on 4/19/2016 12:58:08 AM
Entered into contest on 4/19/2016 1:03:43 AM

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Camera: Nikon D90 Digital SLR Camera


BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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