White and Black, Black and White

© Mary-Ella Bowles

White and Black,  Black and White

Roseann E. Dreasher 10/21/2003 7:51:23 AM

Great shot! Caught her at just the right moment... #68306

Paul Coco 10/21/2003 7:53:29 AM

Darn near perfect. Bravo! #240807

Colleen Braun 10/21/2003 7:57:56 AM

wonderful capture... #240821

Matthew Roybal 10/21/2003 8:40:14 AM

Very cute kitty captured in a most original way, That design on the blanket rocks! The contrast is awsome. Let the kitty sleep...Do NOT DISTURB the kitty #240887

Stephen Zacker 10/21/2003 8:44:55 AM

Great image! Works wonderful in B & W #240888

Damian P. Gadal 10/21/2003 9:07:21 AM

This is a great shot! #240894

Charlene Bayerle 10/21/2003 9:11:39 AM

Wonderful capture Mary-Ella!!! #240897

Mary-Ella Bowles 10/21/2003 9:15:03 AM

Thanks everyone - glad you like it! And I appreciate your taking the time to say so. :-))) I actually took quite a few shots, from various angles (the cat being very cooperative, and not moving a muscle the whole time). This was the one I thought worked the best. #240900

Claudia Robinson 10/21/2003 9:27:51 AM

Perfect! Will be looking for this in the winners ring! #240911

Leanne M.E. Boyd 10/21/2003 10:18:38 AM

Excellent work, Mary-Ella! I like the graphics, and the colour composition. #240953

Gail Stelick 10/21/2003 11:53:14 AM

Excellent shot, Mary-Ella. Your patience definitely paid off!!! #241005

June Marie Sobrito 10/21/2003 1:59:05 PM

Outstanding!!! #241102

Darren K. Fisher 10/21/2003 6:07:51 PM

Well this will certianly be a winner. I love IT!!!!!!!!!! #241253

Patrick Campbell 10/23/2003 11:00:23 PM

Another winner! Way to go, Mary-Ella! #243400

Stephen Zacker 11/17/2003 5:52:59 PM

Congratulations on this one Mary-Ella. #270805

Charlene Bayerle 11/17/2003 6:48:28 PM

Congratulations Mary-Ella!!! #270979

Murry Grigsby 11/17/2003 8:04:57 PM

Congrats again, Mary-Ella!! #271124

Patrick Campbell 11/17/2003 8:38:01 PM

Was I right or what? Way to go, Mary-Ella! #271207

Mary-Ella Bowles 11/17/2003 8:40:45 PM

You WERE right Patrick - you're a man of vision!! (Any advice on lottery tickets I should buy? Lol...)

Thanks Patrick, and everyone else, for your nice congrats and comments. It's always such a delightful surprise to have some photos make the finals. :-) #271221

Evy Johansen 11/17/2003 9:24:53 PM

Many congratulations, Mary-Ella! Wonderful image! #271361

Gunther Allen 11/17/2003 10:31:46 PM

This has to be one of my favorites. Good luck with all you final picks! -G #271501

Kathleen Clemons 11/18/2003 3:48:37 AM

Another congrats, Mary-Ella. :) #271855

Sharon E. Lowe 11/18/2003 3:53:58 AM

Congrats again Mary-Ella!! #271877

Darren K. Fisher 11/18/2003 7:05:34 AM

Told ya so!!!! Congrats. #272515

Charlene Bayerle 11/18/2003 12:24:15 PM


Murry Grigsby 11/18/2003 12:31:39 PM

A big congrats on your fine Grand Prize wind, Mary-Ella! You did good. #273189

Patricia A. Kuniega 11/18/2003 12:34:32 PM

Congratulations on the GRAND PRIZE to both you and the winning kitty!! A really wonderful photo!! Think you should treat that cat to some Fancy Feast! ; ) #273202

Sharon E. Lowe 11/18/2003 12:53:56 PM

Congrats on the grand prize Mary-Ella!! #273278

Peggy Wolff 11/18/2003 1:14:06 PM

Congrats Mary-Ella! #273312

Darren K. Fisher 11/18/2003 1:41:22 PM

Told ya so told ya so!!!! I am so excited for you. Congratulations!! #273360

Lee Teft 11/18/2003 1:55:16 PM

Let me add my congratulations!
Lee Teft #273373

Uri Rosenberg 11/18/2003 2:01:07 PM

Great image!
Uri #273379

Jean Papo 11/18/2003 2:05:38 PM

Congratulations, Marry-Ella! Way to go, great photo and great to see a cat make top billing with the GRAND! #273385

Rick Riddle 11/18/2003 2:59:42 PM

Congratulations Marry Ella.Outstanding Photo. #273445

Michael McCook 11/18/2003 3:17:49 PM

Congratulations Mary-Ella, a well deserved win indeed! #273475

Lori Ditlefsen 11/18/2003 4:37:06 PM

A Big Congrats Mary-Ella! #273507

Mary K. Robison 11/18/2003 5:34:44 PM

Congratulations, Mary-Ella! Jean's right ~ it's terrific to see "a different cat shot" like yours take home the Grand Prize. Ex-cellent work on your part! #273567

Monika Sapek 11/18/2003 5:41:29 PM

Way to go M.E.! Big congratulations on your Grand Prize Win with this great photo! Really striking work!

Mary-Ella Bowles 11/18/2003 5:59:02 PM

Why thank you ALL very, very much!! I am in a state of TOTAL shock - What a completely unexpected and delightful surprise!! :-)))))))))

And thanks to BetterPhoto for this honor. Happy day!!! #273581

Robert Mann 11/18/2003 6:30:14 PM

WO-WOW! Mary Ella! Big, huge, wonderful congrats on your grand prize honor! How great is that! OH WOWOWOWOW! Congrats again and thanks for your support over the year, it has meant a lot to me and others too, I'm sure. RoB #273607

Colette M. Metcalf 11/18/2003 6:30:27 PM

A big congrats to you, Mary-Ella!! #273608

Stephen Zacker 11/18/2003 6:40:15 PM

Congrats Mary-Ella. This really is a great image! #273628

Judith G. Secco 11/18/2003 6:54:16 PM

CONGRATULATIONS MARY-ELLA. This is a wonderful shot. Hee hah! Grand prize! Just terrific!!!!!
Judy #273677

Cathy Shotz 11/18/2003 7:17:27 PM

What a wonderful image. Congratulations on the Grand Prize WIN!! #273721

Evy Johansen 11/18/2003 8:35:46 PM

Wow, Mary Ella - Many congratulations on the Grand Prize Win! Well derserved!! #273812

Karen J. McDowell 11/18/2003 11:51:26 PM

A great big CONGRATS Mary-Ella. This is an absolutely awesome shot. You have hit every element of what great b&w photography should be in this photo. Wonderful job! #273892

Gerda Grice 11/19/2003 12:22:43 AM

I'm delighted to see this wonderful image as the Grand Prize winner here, May-Ella! It's a real work of art and a joy to look at! #273900

bob garas 11/19/2003 1:22:45 AM

congradulations on your well deserved win. great shot #273905

Mette Vendelboe Allison 11/19/2003 2:23:10 AM

Congratulations from me! #273915

Dottie Shepherd 11/19/2003 4:40:59 AM

Way to GO!!! Congratulations, Mary Ella!!! #274075

Donna J. Eaton 11/19/2003 5:35:57 AM

Way to go Mary-Ella!!! You have one fantastic eye and this is one fantastic shot! Congratulations! #274139

Marja H. Konimäki 11/19/2003 6:24:56 AM

Superb! Congrats! #274248

Claudia Kuhn 11/19/2003 7:07:38 AM

Congratulations on your grand prize photo of the month!! #274288

Mary-Ella Bowles 11/19/2003 7:20:46 AM

You are all so sweet! I really, really appreciate your kind words, and am still just tickled pink about all this!! :-))) Thanks again! #274297

Patrick Campbell 11/19/2003 7:24:59 AM

Congrats on the big win! Hope you get that digital SLR soon! #274300

Mary-Ella Bowles 11/19/2003 7:32:15 AM

Already HAVE it, Patrick! Took this pic with my new 10D, which I ADORE. (I still use my Coolpix for macros though, until I can afford a macro lens for the Canon). Thanks for your thoughts, Patrick. ;-) #274313

Adam T. Cowart 11/19/2003 7:33:52 AM

Well deserved. Great shot. Congrats! #274319

Doug Benner 11/19/2003 11:49:40 AM

HUGE congratulations on a great win!! Well-deserved. #274632

Greg McCroskery 11/19/2003 3:43:13 PM

Congratulations for a well deserved win. I'm impressed that your cat stayed in place -- they usually sense the presence of a camera and scram!
God Bless,
Greg #274726

Gene Spears 11/19/2003 4:53:28 PM

excellent image - way to go!! #274763

zcaley 11/19/2003 5:15:35 PM

Wonderful news Mary-Ella! I am so happy for you! Congratulations! You do have that special touch! Glad to see that big smile too! :+))))) #274788

Robert W. Hasty 11/19/2003 8:13:50 PM

Congrats Mary, this certainly is an excellent capture.

robert....... #274900

Donna Devine 11/20/2003 12:57:05 AM

A HUGE congratulations on the Grand Prize win, Mary Ella. (-: Good to see it represents the Animals category as well. (-:
Good work! #275016

Darren M. Alexander 11/20/2003 9:32:30 AM

Woohoo! Congrats! :-) #275381

Gabriela Cunha 11/20/2003 10:53:14 AM

congratulations, Mary-Ella!
:) gy #275465

Gunther Allen 11/20/2003 8:03:28 PM

Congratulations! Well deserved! -G #275921

Katherine Chan 11/22/2003 11:25:50 AM

WOW! Congrats, Mary-Ella! Another great cat shot!

Kat #277505

Tony Gough 11/22/2003 3:34:44 PM

Congrats Mary-Ella, looks like you've got the purfect shot. #277624

Terry Gilman 11/23/2003 11:30:49 AM

What a wonderful image Mary-Ella; great big congrats! #278428

Dolores Neilson 11/24/2003 8:57:30 PM

Congrats Mary Ella!! What an honor! And a well deserved win too! Love this shot! #279710

Laura Clay-Ballard 6/6/2005 9:13:43 AM

Love this shot! Beautiful. #1436821

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