Black Knot Designs

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Black Knot Designs

Susan Fox 12/30/2006 12:30:46 PM

Great black and white. I love the texture and composition! #579778

Susana Ms Heide 12/30/2006 1:05:45 PM

The rule of thirds is well applied here. This is the type of image that works very well in b&w! #3760633

Jenny Bosmans 12/30/2006 1:08:50 PM

Perfect theme entry and splendid capture and composition, Brian! :) #3760648

Susie Peek-Swint 12/30/2006 1:18:59 PM

Great full-frame shot with excellent detail Brian ~ nice idea for the theme entry :) #3760681

Sherry S. Boles 12/30/2006 1:33:28 PM

Great B&W tones, Brian! #3760716

Joy Rector 12/30/2006 1:39:28 PM

Oh, I love the textures #3760734

Michelle R. Kovach 12/30/2006 2:10:11 PM

Nicely done Brian! Great theme entry! #3760809

Brian Lobdell 12/30/2006 2:48:58 PM

Wow, Thank You all ladies!...Susan, Susana, Jenny, Susie, Sherry, Joy and Michelle! I sure appreciate your responses to this image. I couldn't find a comp for this image I was happy with, until I went to B&W, and found how much better it "popped" this way. #3760928

Sharon Day 12/30/2006 5:10:51 PM

Cool shot, Brian!!! I love the wood grain and textures! Looks great in B&W! #3761496

Brian Lobdell 12/30/2006 5:19:03 PM

Thank you, Sharon, glad you like the B&W approach! #3761551

Kara L. Hendricks 12/30/2006 7:56:32 PM

Wonderful textures and design Brian.... Love the tone as well... Great entry!!
Happy Theme Day!!!! #3762148

Brian Lobdell 12/30/2006 10:54:23 PM

Thanks so much, Kara! ...I see a lot of super entries again in this theme! #3762383

Cathy M. Gromball 12/30/2006 11:51:59 PM

Wonderful Theme Day entry, Brian! I love the texture, and it's great in b&w!

Cathy :) #3762424

Brian Lobdell 12/31/2006 12:40:39 AM

Thank you Cathy!!! I appreciate the support! #3762512

Christopher Budny 12/31/2006 5:50:19 AM

Terrific entry for the theme! The "woodiest" I've seen so far! ;) #3762891

Jessica Jenney 12/31/2006 9:53:26 AM

Wonderful composition and details, Brian! #3763368

Brian Lobdell 12/31/2006 10:14:38 AM

A Big "Thank You" Chris and Jessica! (...and Happy New Year's Eve!) #3763413

eileen bedford 12/31/2006 3:52:24 PM

Great capture for theme day Brian, love your details and composition... #3764331

Brian Lobdell 1/4/2007 11:39:51 PM

Eileen, a belated "Thank You"! for your comments - sorry I missed it "last year" LOL! #3782606

Kara L. Hendricks 1/24/2007 2:09:30 PM

Congratulations Brian!!! I just love it when themes see finalists!! #3860363

Jill Flynn 1/24/2007 3:58:59 PM

Great eye to get this one Brian! Congratulations on your finalist! #3861889

Susan Fox 1/24/2007 4:16:14 PM

Congratulations Brian!!!! Good luck in the next round. #3862151

Paul G Slate 1/24/2007 4:32:06 PM

Great POV!! Congratulations!!! #3862382

Sherry K. Adkins 1/24/2007 5:13:47 PM

Congrats, Brian, on your finalist. #3862885

Laura Clay-Ballard 1/24/2007 5:59:55 PM

beautiful! congrats! #3863348

Les Rhoades 1/24/2007 11:06:07 PM

Congratulations on your FINALIST. (and it's B&W)Competition was strong last month and you came out on top. #3865276

Brian Lobdell 1/24/2007 11:29:50 PM

Thank you all, verrrrry much!!... Kara, Jill, Susan, Paul, Sherry, Laura, and Les! This makes my week! #3865319

Dr Silly 1/25/2007 2:43:36 AM

Congrats Brian, you old knot head, for your finalist. :O)

Marie Fields 1/25/2007 6:54:39 AM

Fantastic image with great comp and textures... perfect in B/W... Congratulations!! #3867367

Colleen Farrell 1/25/2007 8:34:15 AM

Beautiful detail, composition and lighting. Great decision to convert it to b&w! Congratulations on your finalist! #3868214

Brian Lobdell 1/25/2007 9:57:22 AM

Thank you Doc, Marie and Colleen! (Doc, what can I say..."if the shirt fits"... lol!) #3868810

Susana Ms Heide 1/25/2007 7:34:20 PM

Hey Congrats Brian on this beautifully textured finalist!!! WTG!! #3872533

Brian Lobdell 1/25/2007 8:05:04 PM

Thanks so much, Susana! #3872701

Cathy M. Gromball 1/25/2007 10:14:10 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Brian!

Cathy :) #3873067

Brian Lobdell 1/26/2007 7:29:27 PM

Thank you Cathy!!! #3877018

Les Rhoades 1/26/2008 4:26:51 AM

Congratulations on your FINALIST! #5397968

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A macro of a knot on a weathered plank, converted to
black and white with contrast and unsharp mask adj.

Uploaded on 12/30/2006 11:48:22 AM Photo Contest Finalist

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