Kodak POTD 4/25/06 - Purple Smoothie

© Laura Clay-Ballard

Kodak POTD 4/25/06 - Purple Smoothie

Paul Michko 1/11/2006 3:40:50 AM

Cool effect, Laura. #372815

Joy Rector 1/11/2006 4:03:28 AM

gorgeous, well done #2275510

Tammy Scott 1/11/2006 4:06:42 AM

BEAUTIFUL shot and color! I love your title! #2275525

Bonnie C. Lackey 1/11/2006 4:07:05 AM

Lovely image... #2275529

Cindy Paquette 1/11/2006 4:12:50 AM

Beautiful Laura! I love the fx here...and the color!!!! #2275568

Claudia Kuhn 1/11/2006 4:37:53 AM

Cool Laura, it looks as if it's underwater! #2275706

Michelle R. Kovach 1/11/2006 4:38:35 AM

Great shot Laura! Wonderful effects! #2275709

Agnes Fegan 1/11/2006 5:09:50 AM

Really neat...looks like liquid purple! #2275785

Gail Vitikacs 1/11/2006 5:35:05 AM

Very interesting looking with the effects Laura...very lovely! #2275859

Bobbie Davis 1/11/2006 5:59:21 AM

Too cool Laura! #2275953

LISA L. HOWARD 1/11/2006 6:07:44 AM

This looks great, Laura. The title is very fitting. #2275993

Donald K. Cherry 1/11/2006 6:18:33 AM

Very beautiful creation, Laura! #2276067

kerby lee pfrangle 1/11/2006 6:19:27 AM

Laura very pretty with lots of detail and pretty color. Kerby #2276074

Deb Holmes 1/11/2006 7:52:40 AM

Beautiful creation Laura, love the color! #2276409

Shelly A. Van Camp 1/11/2006 9:31:48 AM

Beautiful!! Great job on this Laura....Love that color too!! #2276759

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 1/11/2006 11:41:02 AM

Wonderful colors and effects!!! #2277231

William C. Raco 1/11/2006 1:14:04 PM

So pretty, Laura!!
Wonderful color and effects
Very well done!

Bill #2277509

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas 1/11/2006 1:46:17 PM

Very pretty Laura! I like the effects and colors!,
Amalia #2277615

Candice C. Calhoun 1/11/2006 3:48:33 PM

Beautiful macro, Laura...love the presentation, too!

ccc #2278073

Judy S. Fung 1/11/2006 4:51:20 PM

Very pretty image and nice effects, Laura! #2278260

Laura Clay-Ballard 1/11/2006 5:01:49 PM

thank you everyone for your wonderfully kind comments! #2278309

Kathleen Clemons 1/11/2006 5:02:20 PM

Love this, Laura, it's gorgeous! #2278313

Laura Clay-Ballard 1/11/2006 5:23:08 PM

thanks, kathleen! #2278376

Jenny Bosmans 1/12/2006 1:22:56 PM

GORGEOUS, Laura!! I just love this! #2281529

Laura Clay-Ballard 1/12/2006 6:43:56 PM

thanks, Jenny! #2282378

Debbie Hartley 1/13/2006 4:31:32 AM

Very cool image Laura! #2283303

Laura Clay-Ballard 1/13/2006 4:58:09 AM

thanks, debbie! #2283430

Stan Lubach 1/13/2006 3:19:57 PM

Really neat effect. The mix of different tones is beautiful. #2285665

Laura Clay-Ballard 1/13/2006 5:48:00 PM

thank you! #2286058

Mary N C. Taitt 1/13/2006 6:07:53 PM

ooooh, delicious! :-) Mary :-) #2286110

Laura Clay-Ballard 1/13/2006 6:25:30 PM

thanks, mary! #2286146

Life Expressions 1/14/2006 3:10:26 PM

Beautiful image Laura! #2289028

Debbie Hartley 2/21/2006 1:30:42 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist Laura! #2443925

Pat Gamwell 2/21/2006 2:08:22 AM

CONGRATS ON YOUR FINALIST for a well deserved image, Laura! #2444013

Renee Doyle 2/21/2006 2:10:03 AM

Wonderful wonderful work Laura!!!! Sorry I missed it before - congratulations on a wonderful finalist!!!!
#2444017

Linda D. Lester 2/21/2006 4:32:33 AM

WOW! Congratultions on this awesome finalist! Good luck in the next round! #2444450

Jessica Hughes 2/21/2006 5:04:17 AM

Oh, this is so beautiful!! Congratulations, Laura! #2444778

Joy Rector 2/21/2006 5:10:16 AM

congrats #2444798

Laura Clay-Ballard 2/21/2006 5:29:30 AM

thanks, to everyone! #2444934

Michelle R. Kovach 2/21/2006 5:30:28 AM

Congratulations Laura! #2444939

Dr Silly 2/21/2006 5:34:48 AM

Congratulations Laura. :o)
#2444971

Lynn Crawford 2/21/2006 5:41:55 AM

Congrats Laura on being a finalist with this great image :) #2445019

Tonya R. Boles 2/21/2006 5:42:24 AM

Congrats Laura... #2445021

Claudia Kuhn 2/21/2006 5:52:05 AM

Beautiful Laura, congrats! #2445133

Cliff & Patti Smith 2/21/2006 6:05:49 AM

Simply gorgeous! Congratulations Laura! #2445276

Marie Fields 2/21/2006 6:16:47 AM

Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist, Laura!!! #2445397

Chris Macer 2/21/2006 6:19:04 AM

Congrats on the finalist, Laura! Good luck! :) #2445417

Life Expressions 2/21/2006 7:02:30 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist Laura!!! :) #2445783

Roger Bernabo 2/21/2006 7:02:45 AM

Congratulations Laura! #2445787

Kara Hendricks 2/21/2006 7:17:54 AM

Congrats Laura!!! Best of luck! #2445923

Susana Heide 2/21/2006 7:35:04 AM

Another big CONGRATS Laura!!! This is a wonderful image and deserves to be in this spot! #2446065

Carla Metzler 2/21/2006 8:13:07 AM

Congratulations, Laura!! #2446226

Stan Lubach 2/21/2006 8:52:03 AM

Congrats, Laura! #2446464

Cathy M. Gromball 2/21/2006 9:18:32 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Laura!

Cathy :) #2446721

Laura Clay-Ballard 2/21/2006 9:27:50 AM

thanks, to all! :>) ** BIG SMILE ** #2446769

Bridgette B 2/21/2006 9:29:00 AM

Congratulations Laura :) #2446773

Sylvia Rossler 2/21/2006 12:01:34 PM

Beautiful !! Big congrats Laura :o) #2447639

Laura Clay-Ballard 2/21/2006 12:58:07 PM

thanks, to all! ** REALLY BIG SMILE ** #2447925

Cathy Barrows 2/21/2006 12:58:46 PM

Congrats on your finalist...this is gorgeous #2447926

Judy S. Fung 2/21/2006 1:54:05 PM

Congrats, Laura! #2448134

Corinne M. Thompson 2/21/2006 3:04:50 PM

Beautiful colors, detail and clarity. I like the "wavy" effects. Congrats! :) #2448529

Kathleen K. Parker 2/21/2006 3:11:44 PM

Congratulation, Laura!
kk #2448567

Noel Baebler 2/21/2006 3:51:53 PM

Huzzah, Laura! #2448813

Vicki Hunt 2/21/2006 4:23:55 PM

I LOVE this! Great effects! Congrats! #2449005

Terry L. Ellis 2/21/2006 4:28:44 PM

Congratulations, Laura, on this wonderful finalist! WTG! #2449036

Goshka G. 2/21/2006 4:30:10 PM

Congrtas on this beautiful finalist, Laura! #2449048

Gail Vitikacs 2/21/2006 5:40:57 PM

You go girl! congratulations! #2449446

Rob T. Henry 2/21/2006 6:00:47 PM

Gorgeous!!! Congratulations, Laura!!! #2449608

Laura Clay-Ballard 2/21/2006 7:24:52 PM

thanks, to all! #2450274

Gunther Allen 2/21/2006 8:23:06 PM

Great image! Best of luck to you in the finals!!! -G #2450555

Jill Flynn 2/21/2006 8:27:56 PM

Congratulations on your finalist Laura! #2450588

Stan J. Contrades 2/21/2006 11:21:03 PM

CONGRATULATIONS, Laura!! Good luck to you with this gorgeous Finalist!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #2451235

Susie Peek-Swint 2/22/2006 1:53:41 AM

Stunning colour and effect Laura ~ many congrats! #2451546

Laura Clay-Ballard 2/22/2006 5:39:44 AM

thanks,y'all! #2452225

SaMi Martin 2/22/2006 1:05:24 PM

Congratulations on a beautiful finalist! Good luck next round! #2454032

Laura Clay-Ballard 2/22/2006 1:10:52 PM

thanks, SaMi! #2454047

Su Sana E. P 2/22/2006 8:12:17 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Laura!! #2455343

Laura Clay-Ballard 2/23/2006 7:23:05 AM

thanks, susan! #2457118

Claudette Foote 2/23/2006 7:26:00 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Laura!!

#2457128

Rakesh Syal 2/23/2006 11:58:01 AM

BIG CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! LAURA!! #2458064

Laura Clay-Ballard 2/23/2006 12:09:30 PM

thanks, to all! #2458150

Alisha L. Ekstrom 2/23/2006 2:08:05 PM

This is way cool! BIG congrats on this mighty neat finalist! GOOD LUCK on the next round!!! #2458803

Laura Clay-Ballard 2/23/2006 5:33:03 PM

thanks, alisha #2459645

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 2/23/2006 7:38:01 PM

Very original! Beautiful work, congratulations on your finalist win!! #2460044

Guy D. Biechele 2/23/2006 10:17:14 PM

Beautifully abstract! Congrats on this finalist, and good luck! #2460485

Laura Clay-Ballard 2/24/2006 4:39:27 AM

thanks, to all! #2461027

Cindy Paquette 2/24/2006 3:45:35 PM

Way to go Laura!!!! #2463172

Tammy Scott 2/24/2006 3:55:14 PM

Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist! #2463202

Laura Clay-Ballard 2/25/2006 5:06:20 AM

thanks, cindy and tammy! #2464742

Katherine Kuhn 2/25/2006 11:19:53 AM

Love what you've done to these clematis petals while leaving the stamens in sharp focus! A real work of art! Congrats on your finalist & good luck going forward! #2466109

Goshka G. 2/25/2006 12:46:18 PM

Many congratson this very beautiful win, Laura!! #2466438

Gunther Allen 2/25/2006 12:47:26 PM

Congratulation on your second place win. It is nice to be sitting right next to you. We make a nice grouping I think! :-) #2466450

kerby lee pfrangle 2/25/2006 12:47:48 PM

Laura congratulations on your second place win. Just beautiful. Kerby #2466453

Claudia Kuhn 2/25/2006 12:51:48 PM

Congratulations on your 2nd place win Laura! #2466487

Donald K. Cherry 2/25/2006 12:52:45 PM

Congrats on your wonderful 2nd place winner, Laura! #2466495

Debbie Hartley 2/25/2006 1:03:28 PM

Way to go Laura!! Congratulations and well done!! #2466584

Sharon Day 2/25/2006 1:09:25 PM

This is aweseome, Laura!!! Big congratulations on your 2nd place win!!! #2466648

Renee Doyle 2/25/2006 1:20:35 PM

Big congratulations Laura!!!!! Well done and well deserved!
#2466758

Sylvia Rossler 2/25/2006 1:34:31 PM

Big congrats Laura :o) A beautiful winner :o) #2466888

Deborah Sandidge 2/25/2006 1:39:16 PM

Congratulations, Laura - I like the watery blues in your floral creation! #2466931

Mary K. Robison 2/25/2006 1:40:45 PM

Congratulations on a REALLY well-earned win, Laura!
It's a beautiful work! #2466945

Susana Heide 2/25/2006 1:43:11 PM

I'm really happy for you Laura!!! What a fantastic WIN!! WTG!!!!!!! #2466968

Linda Proctor 2/25/2006 1:54:37 PM

Congratulations Laura!!! Beautiful winner!!! #2467033

Cathy Barrows 2/25/2006 2:07:05 PM

congrats...very pretty #2467097

Susan T. Evans 2/25/2006 2:23:36 PM

Congrats Laura on this creative and fantastic winner. #2467166

Stan Lubach 2/25/2006 2:24:31 PM

Congratulations, Laura! #2467169

Linda D. Lester 2/25/2006 2:30:18 PM

WTG!!! Congratulations, Laura! #2467195

Michael Robichaud 2/25/2006 2:40:31 PM

Congrats on your 2nd place winner. Very creative and great colors. #2467248

Jill Flynn 2/25/2006 2:45:51 PM

It's a beauty Laura! Congratulations on your win!! #2467280

Stan J. Contrades 2/25/2006 3:33:50 PM

CONGRATULATIONS, Laura, on your Second Place Winner with this blue beauty!! Very nice!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #2467477

Andrea W. Hedgepeth 2/25/2006 3:50:16 PM

Congratulations! Beautiful! #2467522

Michelle R. Kovach 2/25/2006 3:56:53 PM

Congratluations Laura! Hip Hip Horray! #2467548

Noel Baebler 2/25/2006 4:13:18 PM

Way to go, Laura! #2467616

Jenny Bosmans 2/25/2006 4:32:21 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic winner, Laura!! #2467696

Laura Clay-Ballard 2/25/2006 4:49:15 PM

Oh, my goodness! This is a complete and total surprise!!!!!!!! AWESOME! Thank you EVERYONE for taking time out to comment on this image! You are super!!!!!!!! #2467806

Kay Beausoleil 2/25/2006 4:58:11 PM

See what you get for improving on nature -- a win! Congratulations, Laura! #2467850

Melissa A. Mannon 2/25/2006 5:07:52 PM

Beautiful image! congratulations! #2467896

Su Sana E. P 2/25/2006 5:09:29 PM

Congratulations on your well deserved Win, Laura!! WTG!! #2467905

Laura Clay-Ballard 2/25/2006 5:13:33 PM

thanks, y'all! #2467918

Terry L. Ellis 2/25/2006 5:16:01 PM

Congratulations, Laura, on this fabulous second place win! WTG! #2467927

Tammy Scott 2/25/2006 5:30:28 PM

Fantastic win! Great image! Congratulations! #2467995

Dr Silly 2/25/2006 5:31:40 PM

Congratulationson your win Laura. :o)
#2468004

Laura Clay-Ballard 2/25/2006 5:45:40 PM

thanks, y'all! #2468035

DiAnna F. Paulk 2/25/2006 6:00:41 PM

All right, Laura! Way to go!! This is beautiful! #2468069

Jessica McCollam 2/25/2006 6:02:50 PM

YEAH!!! Congrats, Laura!! Yeah!!!:) #2468075

Barbara Helgason 2/25/2006 6:33:22 PM

Congratulations on your smoothie Laura! WTG!!! #2468181

William C. Raco 2/25/2006 6:34:17 PM

Very pretty, Laura
Congratulations

Bill #2468187

Paul Michko 2/25/2006 6:38:48 PM

Big congratulations on your fantastic win, Laura. #2468213

Casey A. Hanson 2/25/2006 7:02:27 PM

A BIG Congrats, Laura! Way to go! :0) #2468308

Pat Gamwell 2/25/2006 7:08:36 PM

CONGRATS on a well deserved image! #2468342

Evy Johansen 2/25/2006 8:03:36 PM

Big congratulations on your beautiful and well deserved win, Barbara!! #2468567

Corinne M. Thompson 2/25/2006 8:14:20 PM

Well deserved win...Congrats :) #2468626

Chris Macer 2/25/2006 8:21:38 PM

Congrats on the win, Laura! Beautiful work! :) #2468663

Susan J. Allen 2/25/2006 8:28:50 PM

Congratulations Barbara---no surprise here! #2468701

Kara Hendricks 2/25/2006 9:17:31 PM

You are the Queen!!! I love this!!! Congrats on this well deserved win my friend... You deserve it!! #2468858

Jim Kinnunen 2/25/2006 9:32:37 PM

Amazing image and PS work, Laura...congratulations on this winning image!:) #2468896

Laurence Saliba 2/25/2006 11:16:45 PM

Congratulations Laura!!!!!!!!!!! #2469047

Karen Engelbreth 2/26/2006 1:08:29 AM

Big congrats on your win, Laura! #2469253

Laura Clay-Ballard 2/26/2006 3:50:50 AM

thanks, everyone! Here it is Sunday morning, and, I'm still grinning from ear to ear! #2469458

Vicki Hunt 2/26/2006 4:03:43 AM

You should be grinning! This is just wonderful! Congrats! #2469490

Lynn Crawford 2/26/2006 5:17:26 AM

Congrats Laura, on being a 2nd place winner, great job :) #2469674

Laura Clay-Ballard 2/26/2006 6:37:17 AM

thanks, to all! #2470120

Life Expressions 2/26/2006 6:38:45 AM

Congratulations on your winning image, Laura!!! #2470133

Donna W. Neal 2/26/2006 6:48:44 AM

Congratulations on this outstanding winner Laura #2470187

Bobbie Davis 2/26/2006 7:00:08 AM

Congrats Laura! #2470262

Laura Clay-Ballard 2/26/2006 9:35:48 AM

thanks, everyone! ** still smiling ** #2470805

k 2/26/2006 12:30:02 PM

Congrats Laura! Wonderful image!! :-) #2471299

Wendy Stevenson 2/26/2006 3:15:38 PM

Congratulations Laura on this beautiful win!! WTG!! #2471643

Laura Clay-Ballard 2/26/2006 3:22:42 PM

thanks y'all! #2471667

SaMi Martin 2/26/2006 3:47:47 PM

Congratulations on a beautiful win! Great job! #2471719

Laura Clay-Ballard 2/26/2006 4:09:47 PM

Thanks, SaMi! #2471759

Carla Metzler 2/26/2006 4:36:28 PM

Congratulations, Laura! :) #2471820

Laura Clay-Ballard 2/26/2006 6:01:53 PM

thanks, Carla! #2472002

Kristi A. Howson 2/26/2006 7:09:03 PM

Congratulations on your win Laura! Very beautiful!!! #2472135

Daniel Diaz 2/27/2006 2:32:30 AM

Way to go Laura, Huge Congrats on this purple beauty!!! #2473090

Laura Clay-Ballard 2/27/2006 4:18:56 AM

thanks, y'all! #2473490

Wally Orlowsky 2/27/2006 5:07:02 AM

Smoooth indeed! Congrats on this gorgeous winner, Laura! #2473712

Laura Clay-Ballard 2/27/2006 7:34:34 AM

thanks, wally! #2474449

Kathleen Clemons 2/28/2006 1:06:44 PM

Yea for you, Laura! Congrats! #2480168

Laura Clay-Ballard 3/1/2006 7:24:58 AM

thanks, kathleen! #2483300

Dr Silly 3/1/2006 7:42:33 AM

Congratulations Laura, on your win. :o)
#2483394

Jim M. White 3/17/2006 2:45:04 PM

Great image Laura. It immediatley grabbed my attention when the BetterPhoto page opened. That's what a great image does!
Congratulations on winning. #2544288

Laura Clay-Ballard 3/17/2006 4:46:09 PM

thank you, Jim! :>) #2544610

Denise A. Johnson 4/10/2006 3:17:06 PM

love this, it should look amazing in times square! #2629792

Laura Clay-Ballard 4/10/2006 3:18:54 PM

Thanks! I'm pumped! #2629797

Laura Clay-Ballard 4/10/2006 3:20:36 PM

Thanks! I'm pumped! #2629801

Corinne M. Thompson 4/10/2006 8:19:12 PM

Congrats again, this time for the Kodak Picture of the Day! :) #2630543

Laura Clay-Ballard 4/11/2006 4:04:53 AM

thanks, corinne! #2631437

Leslie Carson Wolfe 5/27/2006 12:42:22 AM

Beautiful, lotus-like stillness in a pool of swirlng lavender. Meditative, centered, calm and dancing...yin and yang. I love the cool colors.

Leslie #2820716

Laura Clay-Ballard 5/27/2006 5:15:42 AM

thanks, Leslie! #2821205

Vladan D. Djordjevic 12/25/2006 7:14:13 AM

Beautiful photo! great color and effects! Merry Christmas!! #3738806

Laura Clay-Ballard 12/25/2006 7:35:57 AM

thanks, vladan! #3738849

Beverly A. Wright 2/8/2007 6:39:51 AM

WOW Laura!! What a wonderful eyecatching
color! Great skills here the effects
are beautiful. A gorgeous image and a
late congradulations on my part! #3925372

Laura Clay-Ballard 2/8/2007 7:41:51 AM

thanks, beverly! #3925543

maria I. Warren 3/5/2007 9:54:36 AM

this is beautiful nice job and congrats #4023881

Laura Clay-Ballard 3/5/2007 3:25:21 PM

thanks, maria! #4024821

Indrajit Hajra 7/20/2007 12:22:49 AM

Its really a creation laura... magnificient.Great going and congrats on your POTD. #4529425

Laura Clay-Ballard 7/20/2007 4:55:44 AM

Thank you, indrajit! It's been a long time since someone commented on this one! Thanks, again! #4530291

Orsi 12/17/2007 5:15:21 AM

AMAZING!!Woow!Beautiful job,Laura!! #5217680

Laura Clay-Ballard 12/17/2007 5:45:40 AM

thanks! #5217885

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Description

** BP January 2006 2nd Place Winner - Flowers **
** Kodak POTD 4/25/06 **

Uploaded on 1/11/2006 3:38:38 AM

Made With

Camera: Canon AE-1 35mm SLR Camera


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