Chastity Abbott 10/27/2006 9:30:09 AM

AWESOME in camera crop!!! Great idea for black and white too, created an awesome image!!! Great work!!!!....love the title!! #546992

Autum Rhoades 10/27/2006 9:43:48 AM

Thanks Chastity! Really appreciate your comments! #3509323

Melissa G. Meiselman 10/27/2006 9:48:47 AM

Terrific full frame with terrific clarity, lighting wonderful in black and white, Autum!!! #3509366

Autum Rhoades 10/27/2006 9:59:58 AM

Melissa, thanks so much for your comments! I appreciate it! #3509440

Sherri Gorman 10/27/2006 10:11:32 AM

I love the b&w!!! Awesome details too Autum!!! Excellent!!! #3509492

Autum Rhoades 10/27/2006 10:16:55 AM

Sherri, thanks so much!!! I truly appreciate your compliments!!! #3509520

Suzanne Langston 10/27/2006 1:26:35 PM

This is very artistic. The detail is amazing. #3510275

Colette M. Metcalf 10/27/2006 1:28:35 PM

Wonderful B&W image and detail, Autum!! #3510290

Karen Slagle 10/27/2006 2:25:09 PM

This is the perfect choice for b/w. I love the shadows, water drops and clarity of this capture, Autum. #3510623

Tamara K. Walker 10/27/2006 7:18:18 PM

Beautiful details, I agree black and white was the perfect choice for this magnificent composition. #3511696

Ray Thoms 10/28/2006 4:17:54 AM

Great capture and suited for B/W.... #3512864

Autum Rhoades 10/28/2006 9:34:44 AM

Suzanne, Colette, Karen, Tamara, & Ray - thanks so much for your thoughtful comments!!! #3514166

Datha Y. Thompson 10/29/2006 7:24:05 AM

Wonderful Image!! Love the BW and Awesome detail.. Love the water drops and shadows... AWESOME Shot Autum!!! :0) #3518137

Autum Rhoades 10/29/2006 10:29:16 AM

Datha, thanks so much! I really appreciate it!!!! #3518839

eileen bedford 11/1/2006 4:20:49 PM

This is beautifl in b/w Autumn, it shows the details so well. #3533777

Autum Rhoades 11/1/2006 6:04:00 PM

Thanks Eileen - your comments on my gallery are very much appreciated! #3534031

David Pratt 11/7/2006 5:59:31 PM

Great texture and terrific tone in the B & W image. The detail is excellent!

Great job Autum! #3558789

Autum Rhoades 11/8/2006 4:12:08 AM

Dave, thanks so much for your wonderful compliments! I really appreciate them! #3560090

Tamera S. Phillips 11/16/2006 6:00:05 PM

Wonderful black and white Autum. I love the textures. #3596003

Autum Rhoades 11/16/2006 6:20:22 PM

Thanks so much Tammy for your comments - I appreciate you stopping by! #3596049

Sherri Gorman 11/23/2006 1:23:15 PM

Congratulations Autum!!!! I'm so happy for you!!! #3619807

Autum Rhoades 11/23/2006 2:19:34 PM

Is this for real? Oh my gosh...this is the best Thanksgiving gift I could possibly get...:) Thanks Sherri - I think I'm going to cry...I've been trying to get to finalist for soooo long! Yippee!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #3620142

Bill Wyatt 11/23/2006 3:16:33 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Autum! #3620709

Autum Rhoades 11/23/2006 3:46:40 PM

Bill, thanks sooo much! #3620980

Karen Slagle 11/23/2006 4:27:41 PM

Big congrats, Autum. Love this one... #3621321

Johnny Santoso 11/23/2006 4:31:10 PM

Big Congratulations Autum! On this beautiful finalist!

rgds, #3621355

Manuel Barrera 11/23/2006 5:30:49 PM

Congratulations are in order, well deserved finalist #3621692

Autum Rhoades 11/23/2006 5:36:39 PM

Karen, Johnny, & Manuel - thanks so much! I appreciate your encouragements! #3621713

eileen bedford 11/23/2006 5:56:52 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Autum, well deserved... #3621835

Autum Rhoades 11/23/2006 6:14:46 PM

Thanks so much Eileen for your compliment! #3621998

SaMi Martin 11/23/2006 6:36:01 PM

Great macro and choice of b&w; Congratulations on your finalist! #3622213

David Pratt 11/23/2006 6:48:40 PM

Autum, Congratulations on your finalist! Very well deserved! #3622325

David Pratt 11/23/2006 7:17:30 PM

Yay Autum! I couldn't be more excited for you! The first long awaiting finialist is such a thrill isn't it! I just knew you had one coming. Terrific work on this well deserved finalist! #3622564

Autum Rhoades 11/23/2006 7:44:47 PM

SaMi, David, & Trula - thank you all so much for your wonderful comments on the finalist. Yes, Trula, this means a lot to me. I finally feel like I'm getting somewhere as a photographer. I knew you would understand how I feel. Thanks again to all!!! :) #3622835

Tamera S. Phillips 11/23/2006 8:47:25 PM

Congratulation on this well deserved finalist! #3623100

Aimee S. McMaster 11/24/2006 3:42:00 AM

....congrats on your wonderful finalist Autum...Aimee #3623997

Kay E. Mahoney 11/24/2006 4:20:08 AM

Congratulations. Good luck in the next round. #3624184

Colette M. Metcalf 11/24/2006 4:33:20 AM

Congratulations!!! #3624286

Stephen Zacker 11/24/2006 6:05:56 AM

Like a fine art piece. Congratulations #3624602

Jeff Robinson 11/24/2006 6:33:01 AM

Congrats Autum on your Finalist!! Jeff #3624745

Ronald F. Fischer 11/24/2006 9:04:16 AM

Congratulations, Autum, on this awesome finalist! #3625275

Autum Rhoades 11/24/2006 11:00:13 AM

Tammy, Aimee, Kay, Colette, Stephen, Jeff, & Ronald ~ Thanks so much to you all!!! I appreciate your encouragement!!! #3625999

Cindy Hamilton 11/24/2006 11:33:51 AM

Autum, you did it again, and I love the b/w after so much autumn saturation. Congrats! #3626167

Autum Rhoades 11/24/2006 1:07:07 PM

Hi Cindy! Thanks for your congrats - this is actually my first finalist...so I'm thrilled. I appreciate your compliments...!!! #3626414

Denise M. Snyder 11/24/2006 1:17:48 PM

HUGE Congrats Autum!!! #3626452

Datha Y. Thompson 11/24/2006 2:04:45 PM

WOOOHOOO CONGRATULATIONS on this Awesome finalist Autum!!! WTG!!! :0) #3626627

Autum Rhoades 11/24/2006 3:00:06 PM

Denise & Datha - thanks so much for your congrats and your thoughts!!! #3626844

Ken Smith 11/25/2006 7:00:45 AM

Autum, congratulations!! #3629097

Laura E. OConnor 11/25/2006 8:13:36 AM

I missed this one! BEAUTIFUL image! CONGRATS on your very first finalist!!!! :) Good luck, Autum!!! #3629361

Autum Rhoades 11/25/2006 8:39:25 AM

Ken & Laura - thanks so much for stopping by and offering your congrats! I appreciate it! #3629396

Suzanne Langston 11/25/2006 8:50:03 AM

Well deserved Autum, Congratulations! #3629430

Autum Rhoades 11/25/2006 11:15:08 AM

Suzanne, thanks so much for your congrats!!! #3629714

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 11/25/2006 3:43:27 PM

Beautiful details tones and design. Great finalist image!! #3630330

Autum Rhoades 11/25/2006 4:07:43 PM

Donna, thanks so much for your wonderful compliment!!! #3630379

Paula Dwyer 11/26/2006 10:32:56 AM

Congratulations on receiving a finalist for your incredible image!!! :) #3633435

Paula L. Mackey 11/26/2006 8:13:52 PM

Amazing detail and just perfect in b/w! Congrats on your well-deserved finalist! #3635353

Su Sana E. P 11/26/2006 9:11:00 PM

Congratulations Autum, on this wonderful Finalist!! #3635478

Autum Rhoades 11/27/2006 4:26:39 AM

Paula D., Paula M., & Susana - thanks so much for your fantastic compliments!!! #3636371

Grace Watts 11/27/2006 7:04:23 AM

Congratulations on you finalist Autum! #3637452

Autum Rhoades 11/27/2006 7:07:49 AM

Thanks so much Grace! I appreciate it! #3637471

Larissa M. 11/27/2006 9:46:18 AM

This is fantastic, Autum!!
I love the colors, and rain drops!
Very neat picture!

~L #3638468

Autum Rhoades 11/27/2006 10:29:11 AM

Thanks so much Lue! This was an exciting finalist for me. :) #3638647

Tonya Shackelford 11/28/2006 6:14:13 AM

Congrats Autum!!! I see you got your first finalist...yippee! I'm so happy for you!!! Hope things are well with you and your family! :) #3642144

Autum Rhoades 11/28/2006 6:31:36 AM

Tonya, it's been a long time since we've chatted! I'm glad to see you're back in action! I sent you an email a month or two ago and never heard from you. Hope all is going good for you and your family as well. Thanks for the congrats! #3642230

Tonya Shackelford 11/28/2006 7:05:44 AM

Autum, I am so sorry...I thought I responded to your email from a month ago! I'm really not back in action yet, I check out BP once in a great while when I get the chance, but I have not posted in a long time. Well, I just sent you an email, hope to hear from you soon! :) #3642371

Autum Rhoades 11/28/2006 7:10:43 AM

No sweat - I'm not upset or anything, just glad to hear you're doing okay. :) I'll email you later today! #3642397

Michael Khoury 11/28/2006 10:46:36 AM

Autum...a wonderful monochrome with classic balance of tone...
M #3643246

Autum Rhoades 11/28/2006 10:54:26 AM

Michael, thanks so much for your compliment on this image. I appreciate it very much! :) #3643266

Irene Suchocki 12/10/2006 4:57:22 PM

Love the textures and DOF. Very nice B&W conversion. #3688657

Autum Rhoades 12/10/2006 5:16:07 PM

Thanks so much Irene! #3688708

Chastity Abbott 12/29/2006 9:53:13 AM

YIPPPPPEEEEEEEEEEEEEE.....I told you I loved it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! HUGE CONGRATS TO YOU MY FRIEND!!!!!!!!!!! #3751875

Autum Rhoades 12/29/2006 10:09:48 AM

Chastity, thanks so much! I really appreciate it - the first one. :) #3752170

eileen bedford 2/15/2007 6:56:03 AM

A little late but this is awesome, Congrats.... #3950308

Autum Rhoades 2/15/2007 7:29:00 AM

Eileen - thanks so much! I appreciate your thoughts! #3950388

David Whitcher 5/13/2007 10:22:13 PM

Masterful, such wonderful contrasts, and clever composition. GREAT!!! #4279963

Autum Rhoades 5/14/2007 2:48:30 AM

David, thanks so much for your wonderful compliments!!! #4280333

Jennifer L. Taranto 6/13/2007 9:53:26 AM

WOW WOW WOW !!! #4393560

Autum Rhoades 6/13/2007 11:45:10 AM

Jennifer, thanks so much for your compliment!!! #4393838

Karen Walzer 6/14/2007 12:43:49 PM

Just beautiful! #4397059

Alex T. Mizuno 6/14/2007 12:51:13 PM

This is fantastic, Autum!! I love your B&W images. You controled the contrast very well. #4397078

Carol Sawyer 6/14/2007 3:47:02 PM

Awesome B&W Image, Autum! Congratulations!! #4397517

Autum Rhoades 6/14/2007 5:52:38 PM

Karen, Alex, & Carol ~ thanks so much for your awesome compliments!!! #4397813

paul parent 7/4/2007 6:40:37 PM

Outstanding shot. #4473724

Autum Rhoades 7/12/2007 4:15:00 AM

Hey Paul, thanks so much for your compliment! #4499629

Autum Rhoades 7/17/2007 10:09:17 AM

This is beautiful. I love the detail! Nice work, Autum! #4518743

Autum Rhoades 7/17/2007 11:14:47 AM

Thanks so much Jenny! #4519000

Karen Engelbreth 9/22/2007 1:08:13 PM

Wonderful image, Autum - love the B&W and details! #4828336

Erika Haight 11/13/2007 3:51:10 PM

This is and amazing shot Autum! Congrats on Finalist it was well deserved! :0) erika #5069798

Shannon O. 6/29/2008 12:51:46 PM

AMAZING! Love the tones and overall gorgeous! #6121057

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This is a fallen leaf. I converted it to b&w. No cropping was done. Please comment and critique as you see fit! Thanks! Congrats to all the finalists!

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