Big Bang Simulation

© Melissa Gurdus

Big Bang Simulation

Gen Nagase 5/19/2006 7:10:57 AM

Wonderful design and patterns!
...a scifi feel, too...
Great job!!! #448730

Kristy L Scott 5/19/2006 7:25:43 AM

Very Creative wonderful colors and design. #2785169

Jessica Jenney 5/19/2006 7:26:00 AM

Cool image and effects, Melissa! Love the zoom! #2785172

Ronald F. Fischer 5/19/2006 7:26:56 AM

This is a fantastic image, Melissa! I predict a winner! #2785179

Jenny Bosmans 5/19/2006 7:30:46 AM

Well...at least it's a colorful bang, Melissa!! :)
Love the splash of colors and the drops!! GREAT work!! #2785193

Su Sana E. P 5/19/2006 7:48:29 AM

Wow!! This is way too creative, Melissa!! Wonderful effects and excellent execution. #2785258

Shelly A. Van Camp 5/19/2006 7:48:52 AM

Very creative and cool! Great job!! #2785259

Melissa Gurdus 5/19/2006 7:51:02 AM

Thank you Nobi, Kristi, Jessica, Ronald, Jenny, Susan and Shelly for your great comments. #2785269

Life Expressions 5/19/2006 7:53:19 AM

Lovely creation, Melissa. Love the colors and reflection in the bubbles. Wonderful job! #2785278

Ross Throndson 5/19/2006 7:56:28 AM

Melissa, this is Outstanding!!! Great colors, design & Motion!!! #2785301

Jim Kinnunen 5/19/2006 8:17:04 AM

The sense of rapid expansion of the big bang is effectively accomplished with your effects, Melissa...I love the colors and shapes too!!! #2785407

Carla Metzler 5/19/2006 8:27:33 AM

Great colors and design, Melissa! Love it!! #2785449

Anita Ott 5/19/2006 8:38:13 AM

Great work Melissa. This is very eye catching. Well done! #2785487

Tarun Bose 5/19/2006 8:39:00 AM

It is a unique shot Melissa. Very very impressive. For me it is a winner. #2785489

Gail Vitikacs 5/19/2006 9:04:01 AM

Awesome presentation! This is wonderful! #2785570

Melissa Gurdus 5/19/2006 9:06:00 AM

Thanks Robin, Ross, Jim, Carla, Anita, Tarun and Gail for your terrific comments. I appreciate the time you took to make these comments! #2785581

Emile Abbott 5/19/2006 9:27:10 AM

This is the artist in you zooming out, Melissa. You just can not get away from your background and that is to our benefit. This is exceptional, Thanks #2785628

Jim Huffield 5/19/2006 9:29:00 AM

Great effects work Melissa, you are very artistic. Jim #2785633

kerby lee pfrangle 5/19/2006 9:36:28 AM

Artist and creative. Very nice effects. Kerby #2785657

Pamela Shane 5/19/2006 10:20:06 AM

WOOOWWWW!! I LOVE this - fantastic creativity, & work Melissa - great colors, & the titlel really fits!!
:) #2785743

john dunne 5/19/2006 10:27:29 AM

WOW. This one has winner written all over it. Fantastic #2785761

Carlo Cascone 5/19/2006 10:38:16 AM

Exceptional picture. Very sofisticated digital work!
Enviable shot!
Carlo #2785791

Cyn D Valentine 5/19/2006 10:40:44 AM

Very ceative!! Great job Melissa!! #2785796

Melissa Gurdus 5/19/2006 10:51:59 AM

Thanks Emile, Jim, Kerby, Pamela, John, Carlo and Cyn for you great comments!!! #2785821

Ray & Audrey Clarke 5/19/2006 11:18:49 AM

This is beautiful Melissa, it reminds me of the opening titles to Dr Who! (ac) #2785892

Karen Engelbreth 5/19/2006 12:12:36 PM

Cool shot - very creative, Melissa! #2786058

Julie Robinson 5/19/2006 1:16:28 PM

Wow- fantastic creative vibrant picture Melissa - well done! #2786209

Nadya Johnson 5/19/2006 1:20:24 PM

Melissa, if this is not a winner I am going to have to eat my hat! Even tho I currently don't have a hat. FANTASTIC! Absolutely wonderful! I really love this image. Outstanding job on this! #2786221

Bill Wyatt 5/19/2006 1:43:45 PM

Melissa I agree with Nadya this is a winner! Fantastic work, this is creative and professionally done! #2786269

Terry L. Ellis 5/19/2006 1:45:28 PM

Wonderful effects and depth, Melissa! Great image! #2786273

Inge S. Lasmana 5/19/2006 1:52:45 PM

You're very creative, Melissa! love the effects and colors of this image. #2786295

Brinn MacDougall 5/19/2006 2:21:42 PM

I really like all of your "drops" creations, this is no exception!! #2786352

Jen M 5/19/2006 3:13:12 PM

Awesome image, Melissa! Love the effects! #2786474

Melissa Gurdus 5/19/2006 3:14:33 PM

Many many thanks to Audrey, Karen, Julie, Nadya, Bill, Terry, Inge and Brinn for your absolutely fantastic comments. #2786476

Amalia Sylvia Ms Arriaga Salinas 5/19/2006 3:40:36 PM

Very creative work Melissa! Very well done!,
Amalia #2786550

Paul E. Earl 5/19/2006 4:06:33 PM

This is so clever Melissa!! Well done! Impressive! #2786619

Melissa Gurdus 5/19/2006 4:17:19 PM

Thanks Amalia and Paul for your great comments. #2786642

Darryl Wilkinson 5/19/2006 5:44:43 PM

Nice work and details, Melissa! #2786821

SaMi Martin 5/19/2006 6:04:23 PM

Melissa this is great and what beautiful colors. I have yet to try a shot with drops....hopefully soon. #2786876

Roger Bernabo 5/19/2006 6:27:22 PM

very cool Melissa; love your creativity! #2786941

Elisabeth A. Gay 5/19/2006 6:47:19 PM

Frame it and hang it on the wall Melissa, this is terrific! #2786990

Joan Powell 5/19/2006 6:50:30 PM

I see a winner , great idea and capture . I also enjoyed your Primary Fantasy . Great body of work Melissa. #2787000

Jane Summa 5/19/2006 7:30:43 PM

Seema to me you're a natural at this! Fantastic color ... totally motivational! Excellent, Melissa! #2787080

Kenneth Mucke 5/19/2006 8:25:32 PM

wow Melissa this is really amazing..awesome creativity. For sure one of your very best shots #2787148

Melissa Gurdus 5/19/2006 9:07:38 PM

Thanks Darryl, SamMi, Roger, Elisabeth, Joan, Jane and Kenneth for your great comments. #2787218

Bobby Ray Goodman 5/19/2006 9:40:13 PM

Beautiful image of the Big Bang,I really like this Melissa.Wonderful image!!!!! #2787264

Carlo Cascone 5/20/2006 12:58:45 AM

I would like to know something about the technic you used to take this magic shot!
Carlo #2787592

Donna Roberts 5/20/2006 1:04:02 AM

Fantastic Melissa - this is my new favourite image from you.
Amazing presentation - very, very well done!
:-) ddu
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Nadia Paul 5/20/2006 3:21:26 AM

Wonderfully creative abstract Melissa... love the sense of motion and design. #2787807

Mary Timman 5/20/2006 5:38:12 AM

Fabulous abstract. You did a great job with the motion and effects. #2788185

Corinne M. Thompson 5/20/2006 7:58:24 AM

Wow...fantastic colors, effects and capture! #2788841

William Moore 5/20/2006 8:41:37 AM

whoa nellie....beautiful #2789072

Paula Dwyer 5/20/2006 8:44:49 AM

Sensational colors and effects!!
A WINNER, if I was the judge! :) #2789075

Melissa Gurdus 5/20/2006 9:56:48 AM

Thanks Robert, Carlo, Donna, Nadia,Mary, Corinne, William and Paula for your great comments. #2789389

Wende Trew 5/20/2006 10:41:48 AM

Wow!! Great effects Melissa!!! #2789567

Sylvia Rossler 5/20/2006 3:08:57 PM

You did a super job Melissa !! This is a winner for sure :O) I absolutely love it :O) #2790126

Melissa Gurdus 5/20/2006 4:43:34 PM

Thanks Wende and Sylvia for your great comments. #2790254

Gary G. Stewart 5/20/2006 4:57:20 PM

Very impressive Melissa. Seems there is no end to your creativity. Nice job. #2790283

Kaye Burazin 5/20/2006 5:48:09 PM

Most impressive Melissa. A winner by my definition. #2790391

Jill Odice 5/20/2006 6:44:32 PM

Really exciting image Melissa! I agree with Kaye, Winning shot! #2790551

Bill Morgenstern 5/20/2006 7:52:45 PM

This is a very fine image creatively crafted. I agree with others that this one will be seen again at a higher level.

Cheers - Bill #2790756

Melissa Gurdus 5/20/2006 8:10:19 PM

Thanks Gary, Kaye, Jill and Bill for your great comments. #2790805

Amy Jackson 5/20/2006 8:37:38 PM

Great image, Melissa!! Perfect zooming and love the colors and water drops!! #2790923

Hector Contreras 5/20/2006 9:53:29 PM

Lissa Very Creative, a winner on my book
Heco #2791123

Mary K. Robison 5/20/2006 10:39:09 PM

What a beautiful, color-full image, Melissa! I agree with anyone above who used the word WINNER to describe this!! #2791147

jennifer B. short 5/20/2006 11:24:26 PM

WOW, what a great image this is. I like the title to go along with it as well. Great post editing effects. #2791198

Jack R. Perry 5/21/2006 7:26:16 AM

Unique effects Melissa. #2792488

Melissa Gurdus 5/21/2006 8:44:33 AM

Thanks Amy, Hector, Mary, Jennifer and Jack for your positive comments. #2792791

Laura Clay-Ballard 5/21/2006 9:18:31 AM

wow! wow! totally awesome! #2792880

Joanne C. Anderson 5/21/2006 4:53:56 PM

Melissa, this is incredible work!! Outstanding! :) #2794330

Melissa Gurdus 5/21/2006 5:19:06 PM

Thanks Laura and Joanne for your comments! #2794551

Robert K. Bemus 5/21/2006 5:39:07 PM

Melissa, this photo is great in every way - the concept, the effects (in camera and digital darkroom) and the execution to get this end result...I agree with everyone else - this is a winner!! #2794676

Melissa Gurdus 5/21/2006 5:50:26 PM

Thanks Robert for your most incouraging comments. #2794759

Ann Bruynseels 5/22/2006 2:14:33 AM

Very creative ! #2796846

Lynnmarie Daley 5/22/2006 6:51:04 AM

Melissa, WOW! Just how'd you do that? Truly awesome, as is your whole gallery. Will visit there often. Lynn #2798498

Melissa Gurdus 5/22/2006 7:53:48 AM

Thanks Anna and Lynn for commenting on this image. #2798817

Michele Jarvis 5/22/2006 8:00:35 AM

I absolutely love this image Melissa! The wonderful colors and movement make this one a winner for sure! Someday I hope to be able to create beautifully stunning images like this in PS. #2798879

Mary N C. Taitt 5/22/2006 4:04:04 PM

Utterly awesome and stupendous! very well done! Mary :-) #2801189

Arturo Guerra 5/22/2006 4:31:32 PM

WOW!, fantastic image Melissa. Very creative capture. #2801298

Melissa Gurdus 5/22/2006 8:31:01 PM

Many thanks Michele, Mary and Arturo for your great comments! #2802200

Dr Silly 5/23/2006 7:17:50 AM

This is way kool, love it. Hange it on a wall. :O)
#2804125

Melissa Gurdus 5/23/2006 12:03:18 PM

Thanks Doc for you great comment. I just might do that! #2805187

Evy Johansen 5/24/2006 8:07:20 AM

Wow... Very creative and very beautiful, Melissa! #2809446

Erica Murphy 5/24/2006 9:20:22 PM

Fabulous and so creative Melissa!

Erica #2812016

Melissa Gurdus 5/24/2006 9:38:54 PM

Thanks Evy and Erica for your comments. #2812054

Cora Miller 5/26/2006 10:52:24 PM

Colorful, creative, and quite interesting. Wonderful work, Melissa! #2820566

RC Fritz 5/27/2006 9:39:53 PM

Very creative the big bang simulation! #2823474

Melissa Gurdus 5/28/2006 10:47:53 AM

Thanks Cora and RC for your great comments!! #2824998

Silke Declerck 6/4/2006 2:04:12 AM

I love this colorful and creative work, also your other photos and your way to show the world .... #2849907

Susan J. Allen 6/9/2006 5:19:08 AM

Fantastic work! I don't have as much time to browse galleries as I would like, but have certainly enjoyed this little stroll through yours! #2873121

Melissa Gurdus 6/9/2006 9:49:41 AM

Thanks Susan for your terrific comment!!! #2874215

Judy V. Kennamer 6/11/2006 6:45:42 PM

OH MY GOODNESS MELISSA! This is totally wonderful -- I want to shoot just like you when I grow up :o) -- J #2882772

Melissa Gurdus 6/11/2006 8:32:05 PM

Thanks Judy for your comment. Really appreciate it. #2883105

Lavone Vannoy 6/12/2006 4:58:56 PM

ooooh! Love the colors. It looks like they are really in a moment of animation. Good work! #2887399

Melissa Gurdus 6/12/2006 5:42:21 PM

Thanks, Lavone for your great comment!!! #2887528

Stan Kwasniowski 6/20/2006 10:05:16 PM

Melissa, Congratulations #2922999

Su Sana E. P 6/20/2006 10:09:12 PM

Melissa, congratulations on this beautiful Finalist!! #2923032

Amy Jackson 6/20/2006 10:11:11 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Melissa! #2923050

Corinne M. Thompson 6/20/2006 10:54:53 PM

Congrats on your Finalist! #2923294

Joanne C. Anderson 6/21/2006 12:21:32 AM

Congratulations Melissa on this awesome image!! #2923564

Susan J. Allen 6/21/2006 1:04:20 AM

Congratulations on your finalist! #2923701

Darryl Wilkinson 6/21/2006 1:34:02 AM

Melissa, Comgratulations on this awesome finalist! WTG!!! #2923790

Judyann Plante 6/21/2006 2:52:24 AM

Congratulations, Melissa!

Judyann ><> #2924048

Nadya Johnson 6/21/2006 3:22:35 AM

A huge congratulations, Melissa!! Whew. Looks like I don't have to eat my hat!! Ha ha. This is so wonderful! Glad to see it on the list of finalists! Well deserved, for sure! #2924201

Debbie Hartley 6/21/2006 3:39:37 AM

Congratulatios on this awesome finalist Melissa! #2924363

Tressie Davis 6/21/2006 4:07:00 AM

Love this!! Congratulations!! #2924618

Jenny Bosmans 6/21/2006 4:15:07 AM

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Melissa!! :) #2924682

RC Fritz 6/21/2006 5:44:18 AM

Congatulations on being a Finalist!
Good luck in the next round.


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David L. Luchowski 6/21/2006 6:28:55 AM

Congratulations on the awesome finalist,Melissa. #2925967

Ross Throndson 6/21/2006 6:52:16 AM

Melissa, Congratulations on this Great Finalist!! :^) #2926224

Kay Beausoleil 6/21/2006 7:09:10 AM

Congratulations on this so creative finalist, Melissa! #2926393

Judy V. Kennamer 6/21/2006 7:13:07 AM

Congratulations Melissa!! I knew this would be a winner! I love it!! Judy #2926439

Kenneth Mucke 6/21/2006 8:22:01 AM

awesome finalist..I kew this would be a winner...congrats #2926941

Melissa Gurdus 6/21/2006 8:22:31 AM

Many, many thanks to all who have congratualted me on this finalist. Much appreciated!!! #2926945

Emile Abbott 6/21/2006 9:24:52 AM

Congratulation, Melissa on this most artistic creation and finalist. #2927373

Kara Hendricks 6/21/2006 11:06:38 AM

Congrats to you and best of luck in the next round!!! #2928024

Terry L. Ellis 6/21/2006 11:33:09 AM

Congratulations, Melissa, on this terrific finalist! Very creative. #2928235

Melissa Gurdus 6/21/2006 11:59:32 AM

Thanks Emile, Kara and Terry for your great wishes and comments!!! #2928444

Ray & Audrey Clarke 6/21/2006 12:36:51 PM

Well done Melissa #2928688

Hendrik Storme 6/21/2006 12:38:22 PM

Congratulations, Melissa on your outstanding finalist!

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William Moore 6/21/2006 1:29:51 PM

congrats...that'sa bigabanga of a finalist #2929011

Noel Baebler 6/21/2006 1:37:43 PM

Huzzah, Melissa! Terrific!!! #2929065

Sylvia Rossler 6/21/2006 1:50:59 PM

I'm happy to see this one again :O)
Big congrats Melissa :O) #2929160

Laura Clay-Ballard 6/21/2006 1:55:41 PM

totally awesome winning image! congrats! #2929193

Gen Nagase 6/21/2006 2:47:22 PM

Certainly an awesome image!!!
Many congratulations, Melissa!!! #2929527

Karen K. Givens 6/21/2006 2:47:41 PM

Congrats on your finalist Melissa, that is really a great image. :) #2929531

Kaye Burazin 6/21/2006 3:11:43 PM

So glad to see this in the finals Melissa. Well deserved. Congrats! #2929626

Cyn D Valentine 6/21/2006 3:12:24 PM

Congrats Melissa...way to go!! #2929629

Melissa Gurdus 6/21/2006 3:26:18 PM

Thanks R&A, Hendrick, William, Noel, Sylvia, Laura, Nobi, Karen, Kaye and Cyn for your well wishes!!!!! #2929695

Keith L. Clayton 6/21/2006 4:03:06 PM

Many, Many congrats, Melissa!! Good luck on final round!! #2929847

Jack R. Perry 6/21/2006 4:58:10 PM

Glad to see you got a finalist on the this one! CONGRATS #2930078

Ken Smith 6/21/2006 5:28:26 PM

Congratulations, Melissa. #2930290

Claudia Kuhn 6/21/2006 5:40:10 PM

So cool Melissa, congrats! #2930368

Lorri Shank 6/21/2006 5:48:19 PM

Congrats, Melissa! I'm so excited for you. Good luck in the next round. Lorri
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Pamela Shane 6/21/2006 7:38:18 PM

BIG CONGRATULATIONS Melissa on your fantastic finalist!!!! :) #2931042

Melissa Gurdus 6/21/2006 8:26:05 PM

Thanks Keith, Jack, Ken, Claudia, Lorri and Pamela for your best wishes!!! #2931205

Kristi A. Howson 6/21/2006 9:52:22 PM

Awesome Melissa! Congratulations on your finalist and best of luck in the next round! #2931466

Nadia Paul 6/21/2006 9:58:51 PM

Congrats on this wonderful finalist Melissa! #2931499

Lorraine A. Cook 6/21/2006 10:10:45 PM

WOW!! Fantastic Finalist, Melissa!!<:)) #2931558

Jane Summa 6/22/2006 12:00:09 AM

Congratulations, Melissa!! Glad to see this again :-)!! #2931911

Sherry S. Boles 6/22/2006 12:26:38 AM

Very nice work...Congrats, Melissa! #2932024

Cheryl E. Molennor 6/22/2006 8:44:39 AM

Wow Melissa. Great work and congratulations #2934087

Leanne M.E. Boyd 6/22/2006 8:48:49 AM

Excellent work, Melissa - Congratulations on your finalist! #2934112

Mário Ferreira 6/22/2006 10:18:55 AM

Great creation in this shot Melissa!!! #2934604

Melissa Gurdus 6/22/2006 11:06:11 AM

Thanks Kristi, Nadia, Lorraine, Jane, Sherry, cheryl, Leanne and Mario for your terrific comments and well wishes!!! #2934723

Jill Flynn 6/22/2006 2:18:43 PM

This is so cool Melissa. Great work on this. Congratulations on your finalist and good luck in the next round! #2935608

Muriel Jackson 6/22/2006 2:57:03 PM

Congratulations Melissa! What an incredible creation! #2935761

Mary Clarke 6/22/2006 3:37:47 PM

Congratulations on this fabulous Finalist Melissa #2935912

Jim Kinnunen 6/22/2006 7:40:45 PM

Congratulations on this awesome finalist, Melissa!:) #2936834

Hector Contreras 6/22/2006 8:22:56 PM

Congrats Melissa
Heco #2937070

Melissa Gurdus 6/22/2006 8:23:51 PM

Thanks Jill, Date, Mary, Jim and Heco for your wonderful wishes!!! #2937078

Roger Bernabo 6/22/2006 8:41:20 PM

A Super Finalist Melissa! #2937155

Su Sana E. P 6/22/2006 11:09:58 PM

Melissa, I'm so happy you!! Congratulations on this well deserving WIN!! #2937571

Robyn Mackenzie 6/22/2006 11:25:48 PM

Fabulous winner, Melissa! Congratulations!! #2937619

Ross Throndson 6/22/2006 11:54:10 PM

Melissa, Congratulations on this Great Winner!! :^) #2937680

Rakesh Syal 6/22/2006 11:55:50 PM

Great winner here, Melissa! CONGRATULATIONS! #2937684

Graeme Chow 6/23/2006 12:45:56 AM

Congratulation on this winner !this is great for you, Melissa. #2937825

Pat Gamwell 6/23/2006 12:45:58 AM

Fabulous image! CONGRATS on receiving the 'gold'!! #2937826

Sylvia Rossler 6/23/2006 12:47:00 AM

Big congrats on your win Melissa :O) #2937831

Dr Silly 6/23/2006 12:57:23 AM

Way to go Melissa. Congrats on your big win. :O)
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Darryl Wilkinson 6/23/2006 1:37:48 AM

Melissa, I am very happy for you and this awesome WINNER! Congratulations!!! #2937964

Muriel Jackson 6/23/2006 2:19:07 AM

Many congratulations Melissa on this wonderful winner! #2938053

Wally Orlowsky 6/23/2006 3:49:34 AM

Congratulations on this explosive winner, Melissa! #2938452

Judyann Plante 6/23/2006 3:56:10 AM

Congratulations, Melissa, on this well-deserved win!

Judyann ><> #2938515

Tressie Davis 6/23/2006 3:59:21 AM

Love this Melissa - congrats on your win!!! #2938545

Hendrik Storme 6/23/2006 4:04:08 AM

A great winner, congrats Melissa!!! #2938582

Jenny Bosmans 6/23/2006 4:35:18 AM

Congratulations on this fantastic winner, Melissa!! :) #2938778

Bobbie Davis 6/23/2006 5:04:32 AM

Congrats!!!! #2939017

Jessica Jenney 6/23/2006 5:28:15 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful win, Melissa! #2939178

Nancy L. Green 6/23/2006 5:39:14 AM

Congratulations Melissa!! Very well deserved!! <>< #2939253

Kara Hendricks 6/23/2006 6:54:34 AM

Congratulations Melissa!!!! #2939679

Susan T. Parady 6/23/2006 6:56:34 AM

Super!!! Congratulations, Melissa!!! #2939700

Karen Bacon 6/23/2006 6:59:08 AM

Congratulations on this fantastic,and well deserved winner Melissa! #2939723

Melissa Gurdus 6/23/2006 7:06:28 AM

Thanks you all, my friends, for your best wishes and congratulations on this winner!!!!! #2939776

Claudia Kuhn 6/23/2006 7:10:48 AM

Terrific Melissa, big congrats! #2939796

Anita Ott 6/23/2006 7:14:43 AM

A BIG congratulations Melissa on this much deserved winner!!! #2939823

Melissa Gurdus 6/23/2006 7:16:19 AM

Thanks Claudia and Anity for your great wishes!! #2939835

Jill Flynn 6/23/2006 7:22:33 AM

A big congratulations on your win Melissa! #2939874

Jim Kinnunen 6/23/2006 8:04:37 AM

Congratulations on this well deserved win, Melissa!!!! #2940085

Lorri Shank 6/23/2006 9:03:16 AM

Melissa! congratulations!!! I am so excited for you! It's a great image. Lorri
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KHAWLA Haddad 6/23/2006 9:15:06 AM

Congratulations Melissa!!!! #2940329

Melissa Gurdus 6/23/2006 9:44:11 AM

Thanks Jill, Jim, Lorri and Khawla for your your best wishes. #2940440

gloria s. kasse vega 6/23/2006 10:41:38 AM

Great image, congratulations!!! #2940601

Amy Jackson 6/23/2006 11:02:54 AM

Congratulations, Melissa!!!! :) #2940670

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 6/23/2006 12:40:55 PM

Very original and beatuiful, congratulations on your win! #2941026

Tarun Bose 6/23/2006 12:51:24 PM

Congrats Melissa on your deserving award. Hard work always pays. Best of luck for next month. #2941071

Corinne M. Thompson 6/23/2006 1:24:18 PM

Congrats on your Second Place Win! #2941206

Judy A. Lawhon 6/23/2006 2:25:47 PM

Congrats on this absolutely marvelous creation....great job, Melissa! #2941526

Noel Baebler 6/23/2006 2:31:42 PM

Congratulations! Cool work, Melissa! #2941559

Mary Clarke 6/23/2006 3:11:34 PM

!!2nd Place, Melissa!!....very well done. Congratulations. #2941795

Graham D. Sher 6/23/2006 3:15:25 PM

super shot and well deserved win! #2941808

Graham D. Sher 6/23/2006 3:15:28 PM

super shot and well deserved win! #2941809

Kay Beausoleil 6/23/2006 3:32:38 PM

Congratulations for this wonderful winning image, Melissa! #2941902

Kristi A. Howson 6/23/2006 3:53:12 PM

Magnificient Melissa! Congratulations on this fantastic winner! #2942044

RC Fritz 6/23/2006 5:45:41 PM

Congratulations on your win, Melissa!! #2942425

Revonda L. Gentry 6/23/2006 5:51:00 PM

Congratulations, Melissa this is just such an awesome shot, well deserved win!! #2942449

Melissa Gurdus 6/23/2006 5:52:54 PM

Thanks Gloria, Amy, Donna, Tarun, Corinne, Judy, Noel, Mary, Graham, Kay, Kristi and RC for your best wishes!!!!! #2942453

Terry L. Ellis 6/23/2006 6:30:38 PM

Congratulations, Melissa, on your second place win! #2942557

Mike F. Anderson 6/23/2006 6:37:38 PM

Congratulations on your win, Melissa! #2942574

Gen Nagase 6/23/2006 7:19:20 PM

Congratulations on your great win!!! #2942700

Bobby Ray Goodman 6/23/2006 7:27:52 PM

A big congratulations Melissa!!!!!! #2942733

Judy S. Fung 6/23/2006 7:34:30 PM

Congrats on your win, Melissa! #2942751

Melissa Gurdus 6/23/2006 8:02:44 PM

Thanks Terry, Mike, Nobi, Robert and Judy for your best wishes!!! #2942815

Janine Russell 6/23/2006 8:26:05 PM

Melissa, congratulations on your Second Place win. #2942865

Robert Mann 6/23/2006 9:05:35 PM

Great work on this, Melissa! Many congrats on your win! #2942991

Melissa Gurdus 6/23/2006 9:53:58 PM

Thanks Janine and Robert for your great wishes and congratulations!! #2943107

Pamela Shane 6/23/2006 10:12:38 PM

I'm a little late getting here -
CONGRATULATIONS on your outstanding, & very well deserved WIN Melissa!!!! :) #2943152

Evy Johansen 6/23/2006 11:25:41 PM

Big congratulations on your wonderful win, Melissa!! #2943391

Colette M. Metcalf 6/24/2006 2:58:45 AM

Congratulations on your WIN, Melissa!!! #2943725

Debbie Hartley 6/24/2006 5:07:28 AM

Congratulations on your awesome winner Melissa! Your gallery is truly inspiring! #2944119

Sharon Day 6/24/2006 8:29:58 AM

Big Congratulations on your fantastic 2nd place win, Melissa!!! #2944861

Nadya Johnson 6/24/2006 8:48:33 AM

A Thousand Big Ones (Congrats, that is!) on your awesome winner, Melissa!!! #2944912

Melissa Gurdus 6/24/2006 8:49:11 AM

Thanks Pamela, Evy, Colette, Debbie and Sharon for your best wishes!!! #2944914

William Moore 6/24/2006 12:03:27 PM

Took me 10 minutes to get to the end of this thread...whew i'm tired...but congrats on a stunning artistic photo Winner #2945490

Melissa Gurdus 6/24/2006 12:31:41 PM

10 minutes!!! William don't you just scroll to the bottom? Well thanks for your best wishes!!!! #2945588

Jane Summa 6/24/2006 1:22:33 PM

Don't ya love the 2nd Place Win, Melissa!!! I went a poured me cup of coffee while this page finally hit bottom!! LOL CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!! #2945721

William C. Raco 6/24/2006 3:40:28 PM

Outstanding image and editing
Very deserving of the win, Melissa

Bill #2946049

Arturo Guerra 6/24/2006 4:28:26 PM

Congratulations on your fantastic win Melissa!!! #2946164

Melissa Gurdus 6/24/2006 7:20:43 PM

Many thanks Jane, William and Arturo for your terrific comments and best wishes!!!! #2946526

Lorraine A. Cook 6/25/2006 11:50:11 AM

Congratulations on this stunning winner, Melissa!!<:)) #2948726

Melissa Gurdus 6/25/2006 1:43:11 PM

Thanks Lorraine for your comment!! #2948950

Candy Avera 6/26/2006 5:49:12 AM

Congratulations on this win Melissa. This is an awesome image. Love the colors and effects. Good work lady #2951685

Melissa Gurdus 6/26/2006 8:08:26 AM

Thanks Candice!!! #2952322

Bill Wyatt 6/26/2006 11:46:30 AM

I knew when you first posted this it was a winner. Congratulations, Melissa!!! #2953116

Diana L. Ralph 6/27/2006 8:57:23 AM

This is an awesome image, Melissa! Well-deserved win! Congratulations! #2957040

Nadine A. Lewis 6/27/2006 10:14:20 AM

Absolutely amazing, Melissa and a much deserved win...congrats.

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Stephen Zacker 6/27/2006 10:17:24 AM

Very creative and cool image. Nice work. Congratulations #2957404

Melissa Gurdus 6/27/2006 10:30:51 AM

Thanks Bill, diana, Nadine and Stephen for your terrific comments and best wishes!!! #2957463

Wendy Stevenson 6/27/2006 10:42:37 AM

Masterfully created Melissa! Congratulations on such a well deserved win!! WTG!! #2957498

Melissa Gurdus 6/27/2006 10:43:44 AM

Thanks Wendy for your great comment!! #2957504

Susie Peek-Swint 6/27/2006 1:58:19 PM

Many congrats on this fantastic image Melissa ~ very creative work! #2958162

Paul E. Earl 6/27/2006 3:04:44 PM

Fantastic winner!! Well deserved. #2958436

Nadia Paul 6/27/2006 3:20:52 PM

Great work Melissa... congrats on your well deserved win! #2958501

Alice Lero 6/27/2006 3:27:01 PM

Wonderful work! Fantastic! Congradulations Melissa! :) #2958521

Mary K. Robison 6/27/2006 3:29:10 PM

This IS the winner that so many of us predicted...
Congratulations, Melissa! #2958527

Theresa Marie Jones 6/27/2006 3:38:49 PM

BIG Hip Hooray, Congratulations on your artistic approach and exciting effects! Love the colors. #2958552

Hector Contreras 6/27/2006 7:12:24 PM

Congrats on your win, Melissa!

Heco
#2959029

Melissa Gurdus 6/27/2006 7:15:48 PM

Thanks all for your congratualtions!!!Really much appreciated!!! #2959037

Kenneth Mucke 6/27/2006 8:25:27 PM

We all knew this would be a winner Melissa.... #2959192

Life Expressions 6/27/2006 10:08:45 PM

Congratulations on your winning image! Sorry I'm so late to comment but I was away on vacation when they announced the finalists and winners. WTG Melissa! #2959415

Renee Doyle 6/28/2006 12:43:55 AM

Congratulations on your winner Melissa!!!!
#2959642

Robert Baer 6/28/2006 6:06:51 AM

awesome image melissa!! way to go!! congrats. justin baer #2960878

Donna W. Neal 6/28/2006 7:52:24 AM

Very cool Melissa, sorry I missed it when you posted it. A well deserved winner!!! Congratulations. #2961345

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 6/28/2006 8:26:20 AM

This is stunning! Congratulations. Fabulous effect. #2961443

Melissa Gurdus 6/28/2006 10:08:15 AM

Thanks Kenneth, Robin, Renee, Justin, Donna and Kirsten for your great comments!!!! #2961771

Debbie Del Tejo 6/28/2006 10:16:40 AM

Well, I must have been in Mars...I am sorry I overlooked this and also to congrtulate you on your win!!!!!!!
It is simply magnificent....the work here is great! #2961794

Terry Cervi 6/28/2006 4:35:04 PM

Very creative and really nicely done, Melissa! Congrats on your win! #2963094

Melissa Gurdus 6/28/2006 4:46:58 PM

Welcome back from Mars, Debbie and thanks for commenting! Thank you terry for your comment, as well!!! #2963116

Mike Rubin 6/29/2006 7:28:53 PM

Great work! Congratulations #2967874

Zenon Toczek 6/29/2006 9:16:17 PM

Outstanding work, congratulations!
zenon #2968162

Melissa Gurdus 6/30/2006 9:58:50 AM

Thank you Zenon for your terrific comment!!!!! #2970488

Melissa Gurdus 6/30/2006 10:04:00 AM

Thanks Mike for your comment!!! #2970505

Brenda Sides 7/1/2006 9:19:04 PM

Congrats on your win, Melissa! #2976404

Melissa Gurdus 7/1/2006 9:23:37 PM

Thanks, Brenda!! #2976424

Carlo Cascone 7/2/2006 10:10:14 AM

Congratulations on your great win!!!!
This is really a grea shot
Carlo #2978141

Charlene Taylor 7/3/2006 5:24:34 AM

Congratulations Melissa! This is a wonderful picture. #2980836

Susan Walzer 7/3/2006 7:56:37 AM

Simply wonderful! Congrats!!! #2981284

Melissa Gurdus 7/3/2006 9:32:52 AM

Many thanks Carlo, Charlene and Susan for your terrific comments!!! #2981696

Susan Candelario 7/5/2006 9:12:08 AM

Beautifully done, Melissa!!! Congrats on your win. #2988674

Linda Anderson 7/5/2006 5:32:25 PM

Oh! Melissa! You are so very artistic! You entire website is a delight. I especially like this one, but loved many (all of them really). Your work is excellent. #2990183

Melissa Gurdus 7/5/2006 5:52:04 PM

Thanks Susan and Linda for your great comments. Much appreciated!!! #2990204

Lisa Clark 7/6/2006 1:53:15 PM

Extraordinary creation. Congratulations on this winner. #2993611

Melissa Gurdus 7/6/2006 3:12:19 PM

Thanks Lisa for your comments!!!! #2993831

Gary Lange 7/7/2006 7:04:07 AM

Congratulations, Melissa! Beautiful job. I don't know how I missed this shot. Many heartfelt congratulations!! #2996446

Melissa Gurdus 7/7/2006 10:27:44 AM

Many thanks, Gary!! #2997139

Guy D. Biechele 7/7/2006 11:08:48 AM

What a lively colorful image! Very creative. Congratulations on your win!! #2997262

Melissa Gurdus 7/7/2006 12:46:53 PM

Many thanks, Guy for your comment!!! #2997611

Patricia H. Daley 7/8/2006 4:49:51 AM

Congratulations on your winner, Melissa. A very creative photo. I'm sure you spent hours on it and it definitely shows. #2999661

Candy D. Dennis 7/9/2006 7:02:37 PM

Wow, this is incredible!
Congratulations on your win! #3005407

Melissa Gurdus 7/9/2006 7:42:22 PM

Thanks Patricia and Candy for your fantastic comments and congratulations!!!! #3005566

Aimee S. McMaster 7/10/2006 5:38:05 PM

a wonderful and creative shot Melissa...much congratulations on your win! Aimee #3010605

Melissa Gurdus 7/10/2006 7:07:35 PM

Thanks Aimee for your great comment!!! #3010999

Bea. Anderson 7/11/2006 5:17:55 PM

Melissa, big congratulations, and your effort was recognised. I've hardly had time to think this past week, and just now noticed your wonderful win. #3015510

Melissa Gurdus 7/11/2006 5:35:11 PM

Thanks Bea for your great comment!!! #3015567

Karacan Salkuci (Kalacay) 7/13/2006 11:34:26 AM

Magnificient image.Well deserved win.
Its like a mandala.The more you look,the more it holds you. Good meditation tool. #3024634

Melissa Gurdus 7/13/2006 11:57:40 AM

Great idea...maybe I will print it, Kara. Thanks for your comment!!! #3024709

Ivan Chacon 7/14/2006 6:22:25 PM

Very beautiful winner I dont know how I missed it. Congrats #3030394

Cheryl E. Molennor 7/14/2006 7:31:56 PM

Congrats again Melissa. Hope you are still basking in the glory! #3030605

Melissa Gurdus 7/14/2006 8:45:16 PM

Thanks Ivan and Cheryl for your comments!!! #3030847

Stephanie Thibaudeau 7/14/2006 10:54:26 PM

Whoa! This is just so perfect! It could not possibly get better! I know you already have a ton of comments, but had to say, this is just stunning!:-) #3031097

Tricia L. Olson-Giles 7/15/2006 7:15:33 AM

Saw this on the homepage just now. WOW WOW WOW!! I'd love to have this one on a wall. And THAT is the ultimate complement for me. I'm very fussy about my art collection in my home office. Ok, so it's MOSTLY Greyhound paintings and drawings from friends that are artists, but I'd still put this in there for the impact and color. Dramatic AND fun!!! #3032307

Melissa Gurdus 7/15/2006 8:35:18 AM

Thanks Stephanie and Tricia for your comments. I really appreciate them!!! #3032519

Judi Bailey 7/15/2006 10:39:30 AM

Good Grief !! I think it has already been said...never seen so many comments...but I have to add mine...I think your goal to "surprise yourself and everyone else" has been fulfilled in this and all your images...I love surprises....and you are a "master" at them.......!!! #3033129

Melissa Gurdus 7/15/2006 4:16:28 PM

Thanks Judi for your terrific comment. Really much appreciated!!! #3033840

Emile Abbott 7/16/2006 10:58:49 AM

The artist in you rewarded and well deserved, Melissa. Congratulation my friend. #3036394

Melissa Gurdus 7/16/2006 11:15:04 AM

Thanks Emile for your great comment!! #3036470

She-She Killough 7/17/2006 3:52:16 PM

WOW!! This is nothing short of AMAZING Melissa!! Spectacular! Congrats (very late! ;( sorry ) #3041955

Melissa Gurdus 7/17/2006 6:15:33 PM

Thanks, Sheesh!! #3042494

eileen bedford 7/24/2006 10:49:17 AM

Fantastic work Melissa, well done and Congrats... #3070449

Melissa Gurdus 7/24/2006 10:53:35 AM

Thanks, Eileen for your wonder comment!!! #3070463

Crystal Zacharias 7/25/2006 8:23:51 PM

very very cool photo. mind boggling to think how you even did this. congrats on your win! #3081249

Carlo Cascone 7/25/2006 9:58:00 PM

Congratulation great Melissa on your win !!!!
CArlo #3081534

Melissa Gurdus 7/26/2006 5:50:27 PM

Thanks, Crystal and Carlo for your terrific comments!!!! #3086559

JO ANN CLEVELAND 7/26/2006 6:17:36 PM

Melissa! Your have the most creative mind yet! Beautiful and unique!
jo ann c. #3086656

Melissa Gurdus 7/26/2006 6:38:20 PM

Thanks, Jo Ann for your wonderful comment. It is much appreciated!! #3086757

William88 8/15/2006 9:23:55 AM

Wow! so many people on this creative image. To me, the feeling of it is looking directly up while raining, but only Superman, Spider-man and your artistic vision can clearly see rain drops like this. Incredible image. #3167119

JO ANN CLEVELAND 8/15/2006 9:44:55 AM

Congratulations Melissa!
jo ann c. #3167202

Melissa Gurdus 8/15/2006 9:34:09 PM

Thanks William and Jo Ann for your terrific comments!!! #3169501

Alexandra Hankova 8/28/2006 2:34:59 PM

Brilliant! The colours, the feeling of fast movement... Fantastic work! #3234918

Mary N C. Taitt 8/30/2006 6:15:27 PM

AWESOMEE! CONGRATULATIONS! Mary :-D #3246720

Melissa Gurdus 8/30/2006 8:15:04 PM

Thanks Alexandra and Mary for your great comments!! #3247114

Wayne T. Fisk 9/3/2006 6:34:07 AM

Totally creative and awesome!!!
Wayne #3260669

Z. Banu 11/24/2006 11:00:54 PM

So Beautiful and Amazing congrats for winner Melissa......well done lol. #3628027

Melissa Gurdus 11/25/2006 7:40:03 PM

Thanks Wayne and Zaanat for commenting!!! #3631084

Vicki L. Filippin 11/26/2006 3:20:01 PM

What an awesome shot and winner, Melissa! Congratulations!!! Sorry I missed it when you first one. I've always like visiting your gallery, but have been WAY behind lately. #3634294

Bonnie Lincicome 12/6/2006 7:46:45 AM

Way to go, Melissa. Very unique and impressive. #3673476

Melissa Gurdus 12/6/2006 12:11:07 PM

Thanks Vicki and Bonnie for your terrific comments!!! #3674361

Tamara Sovilj 12/6/2006 12:38:18 PM

Wow this one is just amazing! How did you manage to do that?! #3674412

Kerry W. Willis 12/7/2006 7:37:42 AM

awesome... speechless... K.W. #3677365

Melissa Gurdus 12/7/2006 8:58:21 AM

Thanks Tamara and KW for your terrific comments!!! #3677719

Vishal Sharma 7/19/2007 3:46:39 PM

Wonderful effects and excellent composition!
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Melissa Gurdus 7/25/2007 9:02:03 PM

Thanks Vishal for finding this image in my gallery and making such a great comment!!! #4559385

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This is a combination of water drop images using layers in PS. The bottom image is an in camera zoom.

Uploaded on 5/19/2006 7:06:16 AM


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