Frank Fetch Park

© David Phalen

Frank Fetch Park

Joy Rector Student 7/28/2006 9:55:19 AM

gorgeous, David #492909

Melissa Gurdus 7/28/2006 10:01:31 AM

WOW..this is a totally stunning image...striking with brilliant lighting. Love the IR effects...they really make this image what it is, David!!! #3095317

David Phalen 7/28/2006 10:13:27 AM

Thank you Joy and Melissa, I appreciate your kind comments. Always good to hear from you both. #3095352

Lynne Morris 7/28/2006 10:42:54 AM

Wow David this is way beyond me and I am clueless about IR but what I do know is I really like the image, beautiful capture. #3095452

David Phalen 7/28/2006 12:37:49 PM

Thanks Lynne, I appreciate your kind comment. Color Ir is still a bit of a mystery to me but I do enjoy the results. Usually :) #3095760

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 7/28/2006 1:21:08 PM

Outstanding capture and work. It's SO beautiful. #3095934

David Phalen 7/28/2006 5:04:05 PM

Thank you Kirsten, I appreciate your kind comment. #3096514

Marcie A. Fowler 7/28/2006 5:26:02 PM

WOW . . . the IR work here gives this such a unique look. Very creative and well done!! #3096601

Paula Dwyer 7/28/2006 6:20:39 PM

Outstanding!! Beautifully done!! :) #3096792

David Phalen 7/29/2006 4:15:00 AM

Thank you Marcie and Paula, I appreciate your kind comments! #3097687

Glenn E. Urquhart 7/29/2006 4:20:38 AM

David, I am really impressed with the results you have obtained with this R72 filter!!! Through your excellent abilities, to capture and compose beautiful shots, this IR filter definately enhances, these already fantastic photos! VERY Well Done! Cheers, Glenn #3097704

David Phalen 7/29/2006 4:47:07 AM

Thank Glenn for your very kind comments. I owe Ken Smith a big thank you for his help in processing color IR images. #3097820

Kay E. Mahoney 7/29/2006 5:20:52 AM

Beautiful. Love the effect. #3097969

David Phalen 7/29/2006 2:39:58 PM

Thank you Kay. Always a pleasure to hear from you. #3099469

Ken Smith 7/29/2006 2:49:43 PM

David, nice job on this IR shot. Very well done. #3099500

Jill Odice 7/29/2006 4:04:41 PM

Columbus never looked so good :-) Very cool work :-) #3099695

David Phalen 7/29/2006 5:43:30 PM

Thank you ken and Jill, I appreciate your kind comments. #3099929

Darryl Wilkinson 7/29/2006 7:18:38 PM

Beautiful work, David! Outstanding presentation of a digital transformation!
Hey, Give the BOSOX a cheer from me while you are there next week :)

Go SOX! #3100086

David Phalen 7/30/2006 7:31:51 AM

Thanks Darryl, always good to hear from you.

You bet, I'll give the SOX more than one chewer for you. :)

#3101444

Sandra Freyler 8/10/2006 11:21:54 AM

WOW David! What an awesome image! Beautiful work! #3148492

David Phalen 8/10/2006 3:15:08 PM

Thanks Sandra, I appreciate your kind comment. #3149138

Bill Houghton 8/14/2006 4:48:19 PM

This is a beautiful shot David . Outstanding work. Well done. Thanks for your comments on my photos.
Bill #3163631

David Phalen 8/14/2006 7:11:24 PM

Thank you Bill, I appreciate your kind comment. #3163990

Ken Smith 8/23/2006 7:18:17 PM

A drumroll, please.... #3206010

David Phalen 8/23/2006 7:28:58 PM

Thanks Ken! I keep trying to get these color IR shots to work . :) #3206039

Cyn D Valentine 8/26/2006 1:12:18 PM

Big congrats David!!! Good luck next round!! #3218536

Carla Metzler 8/26/2006 2:10:25 PM

Congratulations, David! #3219149

Sue L. Cullumber 8/26/2006 2:29:18 PM

David - gorgeous IR shot! Congrats! #3219365

Julie Robinson 8/26/2006 2:58:04 PM

Congrats on your wondeful finalist! #3219708

Glenn E. Urquhart 8/26/2006 3:11:36 PM

David, a BIG Congrats on being chosen a finalist!!! Well Deserved! Cheers Glenn #3219893

Paul a. Harrett 8/26/2006 3:19:25 PM

This is a very nice IR image. Well done
congrads #3219973

Terry L. Ellis 8/26/2006 3:29:46 PM

How cool is this, David! Big congratulations on this fantastic finalist! #3220089

David Phalen 8/26/2006 5:52:41 PM

Thank you all! #3221202

Tamera Phillips 8/26/2006 6:06:35 PM

Well deserved finalist David! Just beautiful. #3221339

Revonda L. Gentry 8/26/2006 6:07:23 PM

Congratulations on this very, very beautiful image!! #3221351

Pat Gamwell 8/26/2006 7:12:28 PM

Wonderful! Big CONGRATS, David! #3222027

Ken Smith 8/26/2006 7:20:50 PM

A 2nd drum roll. LOL. Congrats, David!! #3222111

Nadya Johnson 8/26/2006 7:56:58 PM

Awesome - awesome - triple awesome, David!! HUGE congratulations on this outstanding, gorgeous finalist!!! #3222517

Linda D. Lester 8/26/2006 9:08:13 PM

Congratulations on this beauty! #3223173

Husain Akhtar 8/27/2006 2:33:51 AM

Warmest congratulations for being a finalist, David! Very well deserved success! #3224198

David Phalen 8/27/2006 4:17:57 AM

Thanks to you all!! #3224551

Sandra Freyler 8/27/2006 8:11:46 AM

Congratulations David on this beautiful finalist! :) #3225832

David Phalen 8/27/2006 9:11:00 AM

Thank you Sandra. #3226180

Jill Odice 8/27/2006 2:46:41 PM

Good job David :-) Hope to see this in the next round! #3227797

David Phalen 8/28/2006 3:57:16 AM

Thanks Jill! #3230762

Claudine Grove 8/28/2006 10:16:16 AM

Congrats! Love the IR #3233268

Rakesh Syal 8/28/2006 12:06:07 PM

Heartiest congratulations, David!! #3233962

David Phalen 8/28/2006 1:44:39 PM

Thank you Claudine and Rakesh. #3234516

Gail Vitikacs 8/29/2006 10:12:53 AM

Yahoo! Congratulations David! #3239733

David Phalen 8/29/2006 10:26:37 AM

Thank you Gail. #3239819

Jeffrey Smith 9/5/2006 6:21:59 AM

David, Nice combo of IR and color. Keep up the good work. Jeff #3269074

David Phalen 9/5/2006 6:43:06 AM

Hi Jeff,

Thank you for you kind comment. #3269141


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Description

Frank Fetch Park is an urban oasis in German Village. Comprising an eighth of a city block and owned by the city of Columbus, it is maintained by the German Village Garden Club. Frank fetch was one of a group of residents of Columbus' near south side who went to the city government in 1960 and pleaded for the area not to be plowed under. Fortunately they were successful and German Village is now an outstanding example of historic preservation accomplished without public funds. The park is truly a peaceful, beautiful place. Photo taken in color with an Hoya R72 filter. Channel swapping and color adjustments applied in Photoshop CS2.

Uploaded on 7/28/2006 9:34:28 AM

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