Pearls

Roger Bernabo 10/6/2006 5:53:15 AM

Love the slanted composition; I hope you find the other ear ring!

Congratulations on your POTD at Shutterbug #535182

Bill Wyatt 10/6/2006 5:56:11 AM

Wonderful composition and lighting! Love the shadows and details too, Carla!!! #3414536

Roger Bernabo 10/6/2006 5:59:12 AM

Correction.... I now see the 'other' earring.... silly me; I thought it was a dangler! #3414551

Linda D. Lester 10/6/2006 6:11:08 AM

Roger is to funny...beautiful shot!!! #3414590

Wally Orlowsky 10/6/2006 6:22:48 AM

Terrific selective focus on this, Carla. #3414639

Nina Shields 10/6/2006 6:39:19 AM

Carla, love the shot honored at Shutterbug, too! Pearls are tricky to shoot and you've met the challenge well; cool that part of the shadow formed a cross; good work! #3414720

Nancy L. Green 10/6/2006 6:50:26 AM

What a cool idea!! Great capture!! Love the colors and lighting!! <>< #3414780

Joy Rector 10/6/2006 6:50:44 AM

beautiful comp #3414782

Tamara K. Walker 10/6/2006 7:21:17 AM

Fantastic composition, beautifully done. #3414955

Evy Johansen 10/6/2006 7:33:18 AM

Gorgeous still life, Carla! #3415012

Mary Timman 10/6/2006 7:44:02 AM

You have a very steady hand! This is simply gorgeous. Love the shadows they created. Great light. #3415063

Carolyn M. Fletcher 10/6/2006 7:46:57 AM

NICE shot!! I love it! #3415075

Gary Lange 10/6/2006 7:49:16 AM

neat shot, Carla... really nice and simple. Makes for great images! #3415093

Rakesh Syal 10/6/2006 7:51:45 AM

Terrific macro and selective focus on this, Carla!!!! #3415109

Autum Rhoades 10/6/2006 7:53:34 AM

Awesome work on this Carla! Very simple, yet sleek! #3415119

Bridgette B 10/6/2006 7:54:38 AM

Magnificent still-life!!! The earrings are beautiful!! :) #3415129

Husain Akhtar 10/6/2006 7:56:54 AM

Super image my friend! Wonderfully arranged and captured still life! Lucky earrings!! #3415138

Ronald F. Fischer 10/6/2006 8:02:01 AM

Wonderful presentation on this beautiful still life! #3415166

Amalia Sylvia Ms Arriaga Salinas 10/6/2006 8:02:23 AM

Beautiful composition and lighting Carla!,
Amalia #3415168

Claudia Kuhn 10/6/2006 8:37:22 AM

Nice detail and shadow Carla!! #3415308

Derek D. Dafoe 10/6/2006 9:03:26 AM

Wonderful Macro Carla!! Lighting is great !! #3415402

Marcie A. Fowler 10/6/2006 9:28:31 AM

Very elegant Carla. I have a pearl necklace I've been trying . . . unsuccessfully to photograph. #3415472

Tammy Scott 10/6/2006 9:33:54 AM

Fantastic DOF on this #3415503

Crossroad Photography 10/6/2006 9:40:45 AM

Excellent close-up, Carla! Love the lighting on this. Fantastic job! #3415535

Carla Metzler 10/6/2006 9:45:31 AM

Thank you, Roger (you're funny), Bill, Linda, Wally, Nina, Nancy, Joy, Tamara, Evy, Mary, Carolyn, Gary, Rakesh, Autum, Bridgette, MH, Ron, Amalia, Claudia, Derek, Marcie, Tammy and Robbie. #3415550

Terry L. Ellis 10/6/2006 9:51:16 AM

Creative and beautiful image, Carla! Love the color, DOF and light! #3415577

eileen bedford 10/6/2006 9:59:41 AM

Beautifully captured Carls, love the dof and lighting... #3415619

Pamela Shane 10/6/2006 10:02:17 AM

So beautiful in it's simplicity Carla!
Also very creative. :) #3415634

Paul Michko 10/6/2006 10:52:15 AM

Wonderfully delicate still life, Carla. #3415771

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 10/6/2006 11:23:03 AM

Wonderful composition and details Carla!!! #3415834

Tarun Bose 10/6/2006 11:24:49 AM

Excellent macro shot. Great ligghting and good point focus. Good work Carla. #3415837

Shelly A. Van Camp 10/6/2006 11:32:15 AM

Nice capture and colors, Carla..Love the BG! #3415862

Milan Banik 10/6/2006 12:00:17 PM

excellent macro with gold reflaction on pearls. #3416039

Kara Hendricks 10/6/2006 12:26:02 PM

Whoa.... A 20D huh?
Well this is a gorgeous macro.. Love the perfect shadow you have captured... And congrats on your new baby!!! #3416177

Pat Gamwell 10/6/2006 1:01:56 PM

A stunning shot, Carla! Love the shadow angle, clarity and DOF! Wonderful! #3416292

Leonard Pierce 10/6/2006 1:33:47 PM

Beautiful macro Carla, excellent composition and selective focus!! Looks like you're off to a great start with the new camera! #3416389

William C. Raco 10/6/2006 1:38:44 PM

Excellent light, shadow, perspective and textures
Very well done, Carla

Bill #3416410

Karen Slagle 10/6/2006 1:59:08 PM

Beautiful capture with an old timey feel, Carla. #3416478

Cathy Barrows 10/6/2006 2:00:53 PM

great idea for the bg...it has great texture #3416484

Melissa Gurdus 10/6/2006 2:01:46 PM

Stunning macro and fantastic selective forcu, Carla!!! #3416488

Lynne Morris 10/6/2006 2:10:43 PM

Wonderful still life image Carla, love the selective focus and detail, well captured. #3416517

Paul E. Earl 10/6/2006 3:03:58 PM

Fantastic shot! #3416655

Carla Metzler 10/6/2006 3:13:00 PM

Thank you, Terry, Pamela, Paul M, Adilson, Traun, Shelly, Milan, Kara, Pat, Len, Bill, Karen, Cathy, Melissa, Lynne, and Paul E. #3416680

Steve Mescha 10/6/2006 6:49:19 PM

Great camera work, Carla! You're definitely getting the hang of the 20D :-) #3417134

Lorraine A. Cook 10/6/2006 6:55:12 PM

Beautiful! Love the colors and long shadows, Carla!<:)) #3417142

Jack R. Perry 10/6/2006 7:37:00 PM

WOW Carla, a long way down on this one. I like pearls and this is a great comp. #3417314

Douglas Perry 10/6/2006 8:12:49 PM

Very nice still. Lighting, color, and detail are right on. #3417398

Su Sana E. P 10/6/2006 10:00:27 PM

Wow!! Beautiful close up and love the shadows, Carla!! #3417534

Carla Metzler 10/7/2006 4:04:47 AM

Thank you, Steve, Lorraine, Jack, Douglas and Susan. #3417980

Ray Thoms 10/7/2006 5:08:02 AM

A great shot Carla, nice lighting and love the focus! #3418133

Ken Smith 10/7/2006 6:15:25 AM

Very cool picture, Carla. I like the layout and the shadows. #3418327

Stephen Zacker 10/7/2006 6:20:34 AM

Super detail, textures, and shadows #3418361

Carla Metzler 10/7/2006 10:32:51 AM

Thank you, Ray, Ken and Steve. #3419033

Candice C. Calhoun 10/7/2006 4:38:38 PM

A photo with which almost every woman can relate....a distinction of a great work of art! This photo really reaches me!

ccc #3420161

Carla Metzler 10/7/2006 9:06:57 PM

Thank you, Candice. I'm glad you like it. #3420896

Kathleen K. Parker 10/8/2006 6:30:42 AM

Lovely, Carla!! Excellently composed!!
kk #3421945

Carla Metzler 10/8/2006 2:33:57 PM

Thanks KK! #3423365

David Phalen 10/8/2006 5:56:51 PM

I really like the way you've captured the light in this shot Carla. #3423917

Johnny Santoso 10/8/2006 11:51:50 PM

Excellent shot Carla...! very creative and beautiful... love the composition and the shadows...

rgds, #3424701

Carla Metzler 10/9/2006 2:53:10 AM

Thank you, David and Johnny. #3425051

Dan J. Holm 10/9/2006 3:40:52 PM

Tremendous macro, Carla! Love your composition on this! #3427663

Carla Metzler 10/9/2006 4:23:04 PM

Thank you, Dan. #3427776

Roxanne M. Bubar 10/10/2006 11:20:00 AM

Outstanding macro and image. #3430907

Donna Roberts 10/11/2006 3:26:58 AM

So simple but sooo beautiful Carla.
I love the way you've composed this image.
Great shot!
:-) ddu
#3433567

Carla Metzler 10/11/2006 6:33:52 AM

Thank you, Roxanne and Donna. #3434449

Robyn Gwilt 10/13/2006 12:30:39 PM

Wonderfully evocative image. Well captured. Lovely DOF :) #3445269

Carla Metzler 10/13/2006 2:39:56 PM

Thank you, Robyn. #3445811

JO ANN CLEVELAND 1/5/2007 5:05:45 PM

Beautiful Carla! Love the shadows. #3785775

Carla Metzler 1/5/2007 5:34:42 PM

Thank you, Jo Ann. #3785902

JO ANN CLEVELAND 3/22/2007 7:03:54 PM

Congrats on the finalist Carla! I always thought this was so beautiful!

Go on and win with this one all the way!

jo ann c. #4082840

Cathy Barrows 3/22/2007 7:04:17 PM

Congrats on your finalist...great detail #4082843

Shawn Jennings 3/22/2007 7:04:58 PM

WTG Carla! Congratulations on your finalist! #4082855

Darren K. Fisher 3/22/2007 7:04:58 PM

Love the lighting. So proud of ya. Best of luck in the next round. #4082856

Sherri Gorman 3/22/2007 7:35:17 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist!!! #4083304

Ken Smith 3/22/2007 7:49:38 PM

Very nice focus, Carla. Congrats on your finalist!! #4083490

Roger Bernabo 3/22/2007 7:51:09 PM

Super image Carla; great shadows and depth of field use!!! best wishes in the next round! #4083506

Graeme Chow 3/22/2007 8:27:09 PM

What a super image? I think good chance for next round, cheers Carla. #4083774

Deborah C. Lewinson 3/22/2007 8:45:36 PM

Congrats, Carla!
-Debby #4083968

Su Sana E. P 3/22/2007 10:33:00 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Carla!! #4084462

Ermanno Radice 3/23/2007 12:56:02 AM

Carla, Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist!! #4084696

Mary K. Robison 3/23/2007 1:35:41 AM

Hey, Carla! They slipped this beauty in at the tail end of the macro finalists! What a well-earned award!
Congratulations, and best of luck in the next round with your lovely finalist!

#4084787

Tammy Scott 3/23/2007 3:11:26 AM

Awesome light and shadow! Congratulations! #4085124

Mary Timman 3/23/2007 5:49:31 AM

Beautifully composed and presented. Congratulations! #4086332

Kay E. Mahoney 3/23/2007 5:56:38 AM

Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round. #4086390

Paula Dwyer 3/23/2007 6:00:15 AM

Congratulations!!!! :) #4086433

Carla Metzler 3/23/2007 6:12:31 AM

Thank you everyone. #4086544

Amy Jackson 3/23/2007 6:14:42 AM

Wonderful imsge, Carla! Congratulations on your finalist! #4086564

Lynne Morris 3/23/2007 6:16:28 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Carla and good luck in the next round! #4086572

Laurence Saliba 3/23/2007 7:37:43 AM

Congratulations Carla!!!! #4086958

Rakesh Syal 3/23/2007 10:26:56 AM

Congratulations on this glorious finalist, Carla!!! #4087817

David Phalen 3/23/2007 11:08:26 AM

Congratulations!!! #4088212

Terry L. Ellis 3/23/2007 11:39:11 AM

A beautiful finalist, Carla! Congratulations! #4088407

Crossroad Photography 3/23/2007 11:48:54 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Carla!! #4088471

Nadine A. Lewis 3/23/2007 1:20:03 PM

CONGRATULATIONS, Carla!!! <>< #4088809

Stan J. Contrades 3/23/2007 6:42:44 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this excellent macro Finalist, Carla!
Aloha,
Stan #4090117

Carla Metzler 3/23/2007 7:51:20 PM

Thank you everyone for your kind comments and support. #4090321

Darryl Wilkinson 3/23/2007 9:39:12 PM

Love the focus and shadows, Carla. Congratulation!
YFD :) #4090604

Cassie L. Woodlee 3/24/2007 4:49:06 AM

Congrats Carla!!!!!! #4091275

Carla Metzler 3/24/2007 9:54:31 AM

Thank you everyone! #4092360

Tarun Bose 3/24/2007 10:19:08 AM

Congrats Carla on your outstanding finalist. #4092439

Jeff W. Robinson 3/24/2007 5:24:12 PM

Congrats Carla on this Wonderful Finalist! Jeff #4093391

Judy V. Kennamer 3/24/2007 6:58:10 PM

Beautiful! Congratulations! #4093784

Carla Metzler 3/25/2007 12:19:02 PM

Thank you, Tarun, Jeff and Judy. #4096001

Renee Doyle 3/26/2007 10:55:03 PM

Congratulations Carla!
#4101114

Carla Metzler 3/27/2007 5:56:29 AM

Thank you, Renee. #4102185

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A pair of my earrings I set on a book in the windowsill, hand held.



Uploaded on 10/6/2006 5:45:06 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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