Locke's Farms

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Locke's Farms

Mette Vendelboe Allison level-classic 8/31/2003 6:52:10 AM

Very pretty and harmonic picture! #56007

Charlene Bayerle level-classic 8/31/2003 6:58:03 AM

Beautiful landscape shot Bill!! #183136

Shirley L. Carpenter 8/31/2003 7:01:41 AM

This is soooooo pretty........Love your composition on this........Great image Bill!!!!! #183148

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic 8/31/2003 7:20:41 AM

Great buzzer, Bill!! #183185

Mary-Ella Bowles level-classic 8/31/2003 7:27:55 AM

Perfectly lovely, William - looks like a place I would like to take a nice long walk...

The "buzz" effect works well for this image too. Well done! #183195

Murry Grigsby 8/31/2003 8:20:06 AM

Nicely done, Bill. Pretty setting with lots of depth. #183236

Kathleen Clemons 8/31/2003 8:25:07 AM

Beautiful shot with just the right amount of buzzzzz, Bill! :) #183240

Susan T. Evans 8/31/2003 8:40:28 AM

Very beautiful shot Bill, love the buzz and compostion!!! Well done!!!! #183254

Susana Matos 8/31/2003 9:04:27 AM

you buzzers are making me crazy !!!! LOL, you make everything turn so good...
This is soooo beautiful William!
cheers from Ponte de Lima, Su #183277

William C. Raco level-classic 8/31/2003 9:07:15 AM

Thank you all for the nice comments.
Susana, this is my first post using the buzz.
It's a great effect and easy enough to use that even I can do it.

bill #183282

Nobu Nagase level-classic 8/31/2003 9:11:00 AM

It's beautiful!
Love the effect. #183287

Patricia Marroquin level-classic 8/31/2003 9:17:03 AM

Very serene and pretty, Bill. So glad there's another buzzer in the group. :-) #183298

Evy Johansen level-classic 8/31/2003 9:41:21 AM

Woooow... what a final spurt, Bill :-) This is SO BEAUTIFUL!!!! #183351

Kathleen F. Greer 8/31/2003 9:41:27 AM

Very pretty Bill! Great job!! #183352

Sharon D. Waters 8/31/2003 9:44:23 AM

wonderful! #183360

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic 8/31/2003 9:55:00 AM

The Buzzaholic meetings are at Murry's the second Tuesday of the month. #183392

William C. Raco level-classic 8/31/2003 9:57:27 AM

hahahaha, thanks Carolyn.
Should I bring snacks?

Thanks to all for the kind comments and encouragement.


bill #183398

Patricia Marroquin level-classic 8/31/2003 9:57:35 AM

Carolyn, is that morning or evening? I can only make it in the mornings. LOL! #183399

Jean Papo level-classic 8/31/2003 10:49:25 AM

Bill, this is amazingly beautiful! Great buzz work! May have to join you guys one of these days, if there's room for one more :-) #183448

Leanne M.E. Boyd level-classic 8/31/2003 1:09:11 PM

Lovely, Bill - I like the buzz. #183568

Judith G. Secco level-classic 8/31/2003 2:08:10 PM

The buzz really worked well on this. Just beautiful, Bill.
Judy #183606

Suzie Strasburg level-classic 8/31/2003 2:11:37 PM

Terrific job bill!!!!Fantastic green.....your eye travels so wonderfully with the fence!:~)))) #183609

Nicola Clark level-classic 8/31/2003 3:22:16 PM

Very nicely done, Bill. #183661

Ellen Peach 8/31/2003 3:30:05 PM

Bill, this is just beautiful, love the curve in the fence and all the soft shades of green....good luck with this! #183666

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 8/31/2003 5:17:19 PM

Very nicely buzzed! Nice landscape pic. #183735

Colette M. Metcalf 8/31/2003 8:08:16 PM

Absolutely gorgoues, Bill!!!! #183851

Gabriela Cunha 9/7/2003 3:30:49 PM

beautiful photo! nice buzz!
:) gy #190607

William C. Raco level-classic 9/7/2003 3:38:53 PM

Thank you all so much.
I hadn't posted the original because it seemed to be lacking 'something'.
The buzz brought out the highlights and added just that touch that it needed.
Many thanks, again,

bill #190610

Evy Johansen level-classic 9/9/2003 2:48:17 AM

I knew...... Congratulations! Well deserved, Bill!!! #192039

Kathleen Clemons 9/9/2003 2:52:12 AM

Certainly no surprise here, Bill.... big congratulations on making finalist with this outstanding shot! :) #192050

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic 9/9/2003 3:42:06 AM

Congrats, Bill!! #192170

Dolores Neilson level-classic 9/9/2003 4:08:32 AM

Wow Bill!! This is awesome!! Sorry I missed it! Congrats!! #192279

Gabriela Cunha level-classic 9/9/2003 4:10:18 AM

:) gy #192286

Leanne M.E. Boyd level-classic 9/9/2003 4:12:39 AM

Congrats and good luck, Bill. #192300

Colette M. Metcalf level-classic 9/9/2003 4:16:40 AM

Congrats, Bill!!!! #192325

Sharon D. Waters level-classic 9/9/2003 4:27:31 AM

Congrats!!!!!! #192377

Darren K. Fisher level-classic 9/9/2003 5:33:55 AM

Sorry I missed this one here. I thought I had commented, must have been somewhere else. But I think you have done an outstanding job. A big Congrats to you Bill. #192601

Murry Grigsby 9/9/2003 6:44:21 AM

Congratulations on your fimalist, Bill!! I like to see the buzz succeed :0) #192765

Theresa McCloskey 9/9/2003 7:01:21 AM

Congratulations :-) #192795

Bernard B. Travers 9/9/2003 7:28:36 AM

Go Bill, go. Congrats, man. #192850

Susan T. Evans 9/9/2003 7:40:28 AM

Congratulations Bill, well deserved!! but, it was no suprise to me either, I had loved this shot when I first saw it. Congrats!!! #192885

Nobu Nagase 9/9/2003 8:29:35 AM

Congratulations Bill!
Well deserved! #192994

Joy Brown 9/9/2003 8:30:38 AM

Big congrats, Bill! #192998

Paula Showen 9/9/2003 9:08:49 AM

Congratulations, Bill!!!! #193125

Nicola Clark 9/9/2003 9:27:20 AM

Congratulations Bill. #193191

Mette Vendelboe Allison level-classic 9/9/2003 11:26:17 AM

Congrats, Bill! #193387

Oksana Pashko 9/9/2003 12:03:36 PM

Many congrats, William! Great picture! #193480

Jean Papo 9/9/2003 12:46:07 PM

Congratulations, Bill! What a superb shot, and love the buzz! #193565

Kathleen F. Greer 9/9/2003 1:06:57 PM

Congrats Bill!! #193654

June Marie Sobrito 9/9/2003 2:08:42 PM

Congrats onthis terrific shot!! #193770

Ellen Peach 9/9/2003 2:26:27 PM

I love this shot...congrats to you my talented friend & I hope to see this in the winners circle! *~* #193795

Elizabeth A. Zibas 9/9/2003 2:40:19 PM

Congrats and well done Bill. Love the look of the buzz on this one. Wonderful composition too.

Hope you rec'd my email from yesterday. Email me when you have time. #193821

Serena Pierce level-classic 9/9/2003 6:11:45 PM

Love the Buzz!! Beautiful image! Congratulations!! #194001

Brenda W. LaFleur level-classic 9/9/2003 7:28:07 PM

Congrats, Bill. I love this one. Really looks good buzzed. Good luck! #194047

Damian P. Gadal 9/9/2003 9:48:45 PM

Congrats bill!!! :-) #194208

Patricia Marroquin 9/10/2003 9:41:18 PM

I'm so happy to see this in the finals, Bill. A big congrats to you. :-) #195517

LJ Corliss level-classic 9/11/2003 12:17:59 AM

Congrats Bill :) #195618

Susana Matos 9/11/2003 10:08:42 AM

Yes, im glad to see it here, id loved it before,
cheers Su #196143

Gerda Grice level-classic 9/11/2003 12:11:02 PM

Bill, this is just lovely! Congratulations and best of luck in the finals! #196283

William C. Raco level-classic 9/11/2003 2:33:52 PM

Thank you all so much for the encouragement and compliments.
Best wishes to you all!

bill #196416

Gene Spears level-classic 9/11/2003 7:23:54 PM

beautiful shot - congratulations! #196616

Suzie Strasburg level-classic 9/12/2003 8:55:58 AM

Congrats:~)) #197373

Larry Lawhead level-classic 9/12/2003 11:41:47 AM

nice shot, Bill! COngrats, and good luck in the finals! #197512

Penny Steiner 9/13/2003 7:16:44 PM

Congrats on making the finals, Bill. Murry made a buzzer as well...it is such lovely effect on this photo. #198977

Connie L. Carpenter 9/14/2003 3:03:12 PM

Congratulations, Bill... on this absolutely beautiful winner. Love it. #200084

Judith G. Secco 9/15/2003 2:07:37 PM

Congratulations on this Bill. Really beautiful job.
Judy #201314

Carol Engstrom level-classic 4/11/2004 7:29:40 PM

Love all your fence shots, bill. You're an expert at these. #474214

William C. Raco level-classic 4/12/2004 3:37:10 AM

Thank you all, so much.
You are very generous.

bill #474839

Lutie M. Culver level-classic 2/16/2005 12:33:39 PM

Hi, Bill This response is pretty late , but what is the "buz" that you refer to that was so lovely in your iamge of the Locke's Farm ? #1107548

William C. Raco level-classic 2/16/2005 1:32:00 PM

Lutie, Buzz is a PhotoShop add in that applies the water color type effect you see here.
If you are interested, you can find information at this site:


lutie culver culver level-classic 2/17/2005 8:31:17 AM

Thank you so much for your quick response. I can't wait to look into it. I have been fooling around with my landscapes for a long time trying to create a more individual spin. Thanks again !! #1109375

William C. Raco level-classic 2/18/2005 2:59:59 AM

You are most welcome, Lutie.


Laura Clay-Ballard 5/1/2006 5:33:53 AM

Bill, this is awesome! love it! #2711441

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Pasture treated with a bit of the buzz

Uploaded on 8/31/2003 6:49:05 AM

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