Another Lady and Canoe

© Brenda W. LaFleur

Another Lady and Canoe

Colleen Braun 1/17/2004 12:33:17 AM

beautiful Brenda...love the reflection and the mood... #88492

Kathleen Clemons 1/17/2004 1:50:48 AM

Your Lady and Canoe series is outstanding, Brenda! Love this one. :) #336855

Roger D. Meador 1/17/2004 2:24:17 AM

This is exceedingly lovely and evocative. #336861

Carolyn M. Fletcher 1/17/2004 3:06:37 AM

Just absolutely lovely, Brenda!! Super shot!! #336868

Murry Grigsby 1/17/2004 4:16:37 AM

This really is outstanding Brenda! Wonderful design and mood!! #336903

Heather L. Jacks 1/17/2004 5:19:28 AM

I saw the first one and loved it. This is wonderful as well. I feel peaceful when I look at it. #336942

Claudia Kuhn 1/17/2004 6:05:10 AM

Wonderful image Brenda - love the peacefullness and the great reflection. #336980

Lee Ann Sahagun - Poling 1/17/2004 6:18:20 AM

Beautiful! #337001

Paula Showen 1/17/2004 6:51:30 AM

Brenda, it's gorgeous! I love this series of yours. The PS work you've done is really outstanding! I love it! #337039

Bonnie C. Lackey 1/17/2004 7:00:46 AM

ala Katherine Hepburn! Lovely... #337061

Lori Ditlefsen 1/17/2004 9:11:51 AM

Nice shot and wonderful effects Branda. I too first thought of Katherine Hepburn! #337249

Patricia Marroquin 1/17/2004 11:23:55 AM

Wow! I guess I've missed your series, Brenda, because I haven't seen anything like this before. It's incredibly beautiful! Can you share what you've done to create this mood and look? I predict a winner here! #337349

Susan T. Evans 1/17/2004 11:55:42 AM

Awesome Brenda!!! I love this series of yours!!! Outstanding! #337387

Jeff St.Onge 1/17/2004 12:10:10 PM

Spectacular!!! #337411

Brenda W. LaFleur 1/17/2004 12:11:19 PM

Thanks everyone for you nice comments. I truly appreciate your taking the time to view and comment. A lot of PS work went into this one. I mirrored and flipped the image to get a better reflection in the water. Then used a PS filter to ripple the reflection. Many touchups to fill in the spots where the water wasn't clear. Buzzed with the simplifiesr and cropped to make more of a panoramic view.

Again, thanks for the encouragement! #337414

Jason 1/17/2004 12:58:58 PM

THE most beautiful picture so far this year. Fabulous job! #337484

Colette M. Metcalf 1/17/2004 3:49:11 PM

This is wonderful, Brenda!! #337777

Alisha May Furbish 1/17/2004 6:46:46 PM

Wow, Brenda- this is a terrific image! #337879

Ronald Balthazor 1/17/2004 6:51:41 PM

Excellent, Brenda! This is superb. #337889

Brenda W. LaFleur 1/17/2004 7:13:54 PM

Thanks Jason, Colette, Alisha, and Ron! Can't tell you how much I appreciate it! Jason, wow, what a compliment. Thanks so much!! #337907

Carol Brill 1/17/2004 9:00:14 PM

So elegant in composition, design, and clarity, Brenda, the beautiful simplicity of this image looks effortless and natural, a splendid presentation!!! #337934

Carolyn M. Fletcher 2/15/2004 12:44:14 PM

Congrats, Brenda! #377842

William C. Raco 2/15/2004 1:12:18 PM

Just beautiful!
Congratulations, Brenda

bill #378084

Claudia Kuhn 2/15/2004 1:25:34 PM

Congratulations Brenda - glad to see this one here! #378172

Murry Grigsby 2/15/2004 1:33:17 PM

Congrats on this wonderful finalist Brenda! Good luck!! #378219

Kathleen Clemons 2/15/2004 2:09:39 PM

I am more than pleased to see this in the finals, Brenda! Congratulations to you! #378491

Sherri Conley 2/15/2004 4:13:00 PM

This image is so very beautiful, Brenda! Congratulations! #379002

Paula Showen 2/15/2004 4:18:26 PM

There's that beautiful lady in the canoe! Congratulations, Brenda! This is well deserved! I love the entire series! #379030

Lee Ann Sahagun - Poling 2/15/2004 4:37:48 PM

Beautiful image - much deserved congratulations. #379109

Susan T. Evans 2/15/2004 5:42:01 PM

wow Brenda!!! congrats! well deserved! #379332

Cathy Barrows 2/15/2004 6:40:06 PM

Congrats!...beautiful...great PS work #379491

Brenda W. LaFleur 2/15/2004 8:25:17 PM

Thanks again for your comments! All are much appreciated! #379623

Ronald Balthazor 2/15/2004 9:37:45 PM

All the way, Brenda, to the winner's circle. #379768

Evy Johansen 2/16/2004 12:27:38 AM

Sorry I missed this one earlier, Brenda! WONDERFUL image.... Many congratulations! #379999

Gary W. Lake 2/16/2004 6:46:19 AM

Awesome image! Congrats! #380748

Damian P. Gadal 2/16/2004 1:08:07 PM

Simply Stunning - Congrats Brenda! :-) #381599

Carol Brill 2/16/2004 1:32:57 PM

Brenda, Congratulations and best of luck! #381675

Monika Sapek 2/16/2004 1:36:56 PM

What lovely work, Brenda! The whole series of canoes is truly wonderful. Many congratulations and good luck with this one!
Monika
#381687

Gene Spears 2/16/2004 1:49:11 PM

an absolutely beautiful image! all the work was worth it - congratulations Brenda!! #381727

Peggy Wolff 2/16/2004 4:38:56 PM

Beautiful! good luck, I am sure this will go farther! #381970

William C. Raco 2/17/2004 2:22:30 AM

It DID!
2nd Prize!
Great job, Brenda

bill #382473

Carolyn M. Fletcher 2/17/2004 3:31:54 AM

It's an awesome shot, Brenda! Congrats! #382524

Kathleen Clemons 2/17/2004 3:43:27 AM

I am soooooo happy to see a winner button under this stunning image, Brenda! Congratulations! #382538

Heather L. Jacks 2/17/2004 4:20:56 AM

This is so beautiful! A very well deserved win! #382602

Claudia Kuhn 2/17/2004 4:38:36 AM

Many congrats on a fine win!! Wonderful image! #382631

Donna Devine 2/17/2004 5:32:02 AM

Simply gorgeous, Brenda! Terrific composition and treatment. a well-deserved win! (-:
Regards, Donna #382749

Judith G. Secco 2/17/2004 5:36:08 AM

Wow, I missed this one, Brenda. This is WONDERFUL!!! Congratulations!
Judy #382761

Ronald Balthazor 2/17/2004 5:52:42 AM

Richly deserved win, Brenda. Excellent! #382811

Charlene Bayerle 2/17/2004 6:08:55 AM

CONGRATULATIONS Brenda!!!!! Well deserved!!! #382858

Francis Cailles 2/17/2004 6:15:50 AM

Fantastic shot, Brenda! Congratulations! Wow! woo-hooo! A well-deserved winner for sure!!! #382894

Ed Isaacs 2/17/2004 7:07:05 AM

Congratulations, Brenda. #383010

Patricia Marroquin 2/17/2004 7:36:34 AM

Yeah! I predicted correctly. So happy to see your big win here, Brenda. Congratulations! #383074

Jean Papo 2/17/2004 8:34:37 AM

Congratulations, on your win with this wonderful image, Brenda!!! Well deserved!!!! #383183

Denise Williams 2/17/2004 8:54:18 AM

Brenda
This photo really stands out, and the post-photo effects are awesome. Is it possible to see the ORIGINAL shot, before the effects?
Thanks, in anticipation. #383231

Peggy Wolff 2/17/2004 8:56:16 AM

Congratulations on this well deserved win! #383235

Brenda W. LaFleur 2/17/2004 10:20:32 AM

Thanks all for your comments. Can't tell you how much they're appreciated. As requested, I'll upload the original. Although there is a reflection in the original, I mirrored the image to eliminate the light sky reflection that I didn't find attractive.

Thanks again! #383335

Brenda W. LaFleur 2/17/2004 10:23:53 AM

Um, the photo didn't attach. I'll try again. #383340

Brenda W. LaFleur 2/17/2004 10:28:08 AM

Sorry, still can't get the original to upload. It's probably because it is really too ugly to appear on this site :) I did a lot of work on it!

Denise, email me and we'll work out you getting to see the original. #383346

Jill Battaglia 2/17/2004 12:19:51 PM

Another beauty! Congrats!!:-) #383567

Alisha May Furbish 2/17/2004 1:57:27 PM

Congratulations on your win and a job very well done! #383728

Karen Spychalski-Sullins 2/17/2004 2:20:30 PM

WoW! Simply stunning!!!!!!!!! #383773

Murry Grigsby 2/17/2004 2:23:30 PM

Congrats Brenda on your terrific image and win!! #383779

Kenneth M. Kijewski 2/17/2004 2:25:44 PM

Brenda, congratulations! A stunning image in all aspects!

Ken #383786

Julie L. Curiel 2/17/2004 2:49:20 PM

So beautiful Brenda! Great job! Glad to see your still shooting wonderful pics. #383808

Ganeshwar Prasad 2/17/2004 3:58:38 PM

Congrats Brenda!!!

WTG #383914

Many Feathers 2/17/2004 4:43:41 PM

Beautiful image, Brenda. Love it! You deserve to win! :-)

I too, am curious what PS work you did. You indicate Simplifiers. What are those? I would love to see the before and after....manyfeathers@wi.rr.com


MF #383949

Paula Showen 2/17/2004 5:37:05 PM

Congratulations! Well deserved, Brenda! Way to go!!!! #383961

Monika Sapek 2/17/2004 6:25:01 PM

Many congratulations on your Second Place Win, Brenda!
Monika
#384032

Evy Johansen 2/17/2004 9:35:59 PM

Many congratulations on your win, Brenda! Very well deserved! #384173

bob cornelison 2/17/2004 9:39:31 PM

This is absolutely wonderful! Congratulations...well deserved! #384175

Colette M. Metcalf 2/18/2004 3:42:49 AM

Congrats to you, Brenda!!! #384299

Leanne M.E. Boyd 2/18/2004 11:30:18 AM

A beautiful shot Brenda - Congratulations! #385182

Ray Javier 2/18/2004 6:44:22 PM

Congrats Brenda! Keep it up! #385624

John D. Quixley 2/20/2004 4:38:44 AM

Outstanding shot. Congratulations #387435

Patricia A. Kuniega 2/22/2004 7:55:17 PM

Stunning Brenda! The French Impressionists are up in "Art Heaven" having a toast to you! Congratulations! #391678

Darren K. Fisher 2/24/2004 8:24:06 PM

I have loved every one of these that you have posted. A big congrats on your win!!!!!! #395013

Rob Bishop 2/25/2004 12:32:04 PM

Congratulations on your 2nd place win!
I love this shot. Very nice work.

Rob #396312

Penny Duncan 2/26/2004 7:56:29 AM

This is stunning! When I saw that you used the CP5700 I thought I was going to have to have a long talk with mine. Then I read your post about all the work you put into it. EXCELLENT work. Can't say enough about this captivating image. #397436

Ellen L. Zaslaw 3/10/2004 8:53:48 PM

Beautiful ! #417915

Roseann E. Dreasher 11/28/2004 3:46:52 PM

I just saw this on the home page and had to comment! It's SO unbelivably fabulous!!! Like Penny said above, I just can't say enough about this captivating image!! #942931

Kevin S. Lewis 5/10/2005 8:36:25 AM

Brenda - looks like you've heard it all before but this shot is amazing! Wonderful capture and presentation. #1337049

Jill Odice 9/10/2005 1:44:10 PM

Girlfriend, this is one of my all time favorites of yours...Actually I loved the whole series that I got a chance to see before WA's big crash. Happy to find it here :-) #1821988

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BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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