~Ghost Flower~

© Shelly A. Van Camp

~Ghost Flower~

Cathy Stancil 1/29/2007 9:51:34 AM

I like the result, Shelly !! Great PS work... fun and vibrant image !! #596456

Jeff Robinson 1/29/2007 10:01:52 AM

A terrific creation Shelly! Jeff #3887067

Sherry Sturgis 1/29/2007 10:07:46 AM

Beautiful effects, Shelly! Love the colors! #3887096

Judy A. Lawhon 1/29/2007 10:09:58 AM

WOW, Shelly...this is terrific! I know what you mean about creating something interesting. It is too cold here in Indy to get out and take pics! #3887110

Karen Slagle 1/29/2007 10:21:11 AM

Wow, I love this Shelly. It's so creative and artistic. I know exactly what you mean. We don't normally have winters this bad and I am so BORED staying inside. I too have been messing with some old pics... #3887158

Cyn Valentine 1/29/2007 10:29:29 AM

Beautiful creation Shelly!! Love the comp!!! I'm freezing here too!! #3887199

Stan Kwasniowski 1/29/2007 10:36:26 AM

Shelly, beautiful, well done #3887209

Melissa G. Meiselman 1/29/2007 10:39:15 AM

Shelly, interesting effects beautifully done!! #3887220

Nadine A. Lewis 1/29/2007 10:40:19 AM

WONDERFUL image, Shelly!!!! AWESOME use of effects!!! <>< #3887226

Jessica Jenney 1/29/2007 10:50:21 AM

Wonderful creation, Shelly! #3887265

Nina Shields 1/29/2007 10:54:07 AM

Shelly, very creative; I think we can all relate; just too cold to get out and shoot! #3887280

Jim Huffield 1/29/2007 11:03:31 AM

Very colorful creation, Shelly. Jim #3887311

Amy JACKSON 1/29/2007 11:05:13 AM

Very cool image, Shelly! Great effects!! #3887321

Shelly A. Van Camp 1/29/2007 11:17:13 AM

Cathy, Jeff, Sherry, Judy, Karen, Cyn, Stan, Melissa, Nadine, Jessica, Nina, Jim and Amy: Thanks everyone so much for the "warm" comments! Have a great afternoon!! #3887361

Colette M. Metcalf 1/29/2007 11:31:05 AM

Pretty image and great effects, Shelly! #3887428

Ray Clarke 1/29/2007 11:34:52 AM

Beautiful Shelly! Love the POV, DOF!!!(R) #3887444

Gail Vitikacs 1/29/2007 11:45:48 AM

Very unique and creative Shelly! I sooooo understand! I purchased a mini photo studio for times when I can't get out! #3887482

John Connolly 1/29/2007 11:48:57 AM

A beautifully presented creation, Shelly! Keep up the good work! #3887498

Mary N C. Taitt 1/29/2007 12:07:33 PM

Cool effects and colors, Shelly! :-D #3887585

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 1/29/2007 12:09:43 PM

This is very very beautiful, Shelly!!!!! Wonderful work on it!!!!! ^.^ #3887601

Candice C. Calhoun 1/29/2007 12:51:56 PM

Fantastic photo and treatment, Maggie! Yes, we do have to make our own fun until Spring! Hope it is just around the corner, but till then, you are SO creative! Way to go!

ccc #3887783

Claudia Kuhn 1/29/2007 1:25:52 PM

Love the effects Shelly, lovely image, so creative! #3887913

Mary Timman 1/29/2007 1:27:59 PM

Well you are doing a lovely job creating your photos. This is really neat and so imaginative, with a lot of work that is really appreciated Shelly.
I know, we are in the teens here, but still not any good amount of snow.! Stay work and keep creating these beautiful images. #3887921

Cathy Barrows 1/29/2007 1:33:15 PM

very cool fx #3887938

Kay E. Mahoney 1/29/2007 2:07:26 PM

Nice capture. Love the effect. #3888051

Anita Hogue 1/29/2007 2:11:28 PM

Awesome effects, Shelly! Fabulous image!!!!..........anita #3888064

Shelly A. Van Camp 1/29/2007 2:14:16 PM

Colette, Ray, Gail, John, Mary, Kitty, Candice, Claudia, Mary, Cathy, Kay and Anita: Thanks everyone so much for the wonderful comments! It's great to have friends like you all to warm my heart!! Have a wonderful night! #3888072

Lisa D. Greer 1/29/2007 2:54:08 PM

Gorgeous! :) #3888172

Renee Doyle 1/29/2007 3:12:19 PM

Well you certainly made a gorgeous picture Shelly!!! Terrific work!

Shirley L. Carpenter 1/29/2007 3:28:06 PM

Very creative Shelly!! great image, effects and composition!! #3888264

randy dannheim 1/29/2007 3:37:22 PM

This is to cool, and absolutely stunning Shelly. #3888288

Shelly A. Van Camp 1/29/2007 3:43:46 PM

Lisa, Renee, Shirley and Randy: Thank you all so much! #3888307

Ken Jarvis 1/29/2007 5:29:40 PM

Wonderful creation, Shelly! Great effects and composition! #3888658

Cheryl E. Molennor 1/29/2007 5:35:02 PM

I like it Shelly. It's interesting ,creative and different #3888702

David Phalen 1/29/2007 5:45:11 PM

Excellent work Shelly! Creative, colorful and interesting. #3888747

Sam Britt 1/29/2007 6:32:24 PM

Wonderful effects, Shelly. Very creative. #3888908

Charlene Taylor 1/29/2007 8:04:58 PM

This is a wonderful picture Shelly! Great effect but even that aside it's just plain terrific. #3889220

Nancy L. Green 1/29/2007 9:09:37 PM

Beautifully done Shelly!! The effects here are just wonderful!! <>< #3889414

Lorraine A. Cook 1/29/2007 9:10:39 PM

This is lovely, Shelly! A super combination of effects have transformed this single flower into a work of art, my friend#3889422

Roger Bernabo 1/30/2007 3:00:48 AM

Very cool Shelly!! It's wonderful you experiment so much; great work! #3889883

Roger Bernabo 1/30/2007 3:00:51 AM

Very cool Shelly!! It's wonderful you experiment so much; great work! #3889884

Carol Sawyer 1/30/2007 3:01:37 AM

Beautiful creation, great effects, Shelly!! #3889886

Bill Wyatt 1/30/2007 3:55:21 AM

Terrific effects and colors! #3890098

Shelly A. Van Camp 1/30/2007 7:58:30 AM

Ken, Cheryl, David, Sam, Charlene, Nancy, Lorraine, Roger, Carol and Bill: Thanks my friends for the nice comments! Stay warm where you all are!! It is very cold here...I think it was -6 when I woke up! Burrrrrr #3891315

eileen bedford 1/30/2007 2:31:50 PM

This is so beaifully done, love this one Shelly..... #3892674

Shelly A. Van Camp 1/30/2007 7:55:41 PM

Thanks Eileen! #3893521

Lori Carlson 2/2/2007 9:55:27 PM

Lovely flower and really cool effects Shelly! Nice vision with this! :0) #3906113

ALLEN O. HOWARD 2/5/2007 7:42:55 PM

IT IS STUNNING! Well done, Shelly! #3916348

Shelly A. Van Camp 2/6/2007 5:42:05 AM

Lori and Allen: Thank you so very much!! #3917579

Sylvia Rossler 2/6/2007 1:49:13 PM

Super creative effects Shelly !! #3919183

Kara L. Hendricks 2/24/2007 11:54:06 AM

Congrats and best of luck!!! #3982764

Sylvia Rossler 2/24/2007 12:37:09 PM

Big congrats on your finalist Shelly :O) #3983203

Cathy Barrows 2/24/2007 12:39:18 PM

Congrats on your finalist...way cool #3983235

Colleen Farrell 2/24/2007 12:46:32 PM

Very cool image, Shelly--congratulations on your finalist! #3983326

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 2/24/2007 1:56:16 PM

Oh Yes... I totally agree with this!!!! :-) CONGRATULATION on your FINALIST, Shelly!!!!! GREAT JOB!!!!! Best of luck in the next round!!!!! :-) ^.^ Kitty #3984125

Shelly A. Van Camp 2/24/2007 2:29:26 PM

Sylvia, Kara, Cathy, Collen and Kitty: Thank you so much.....I was in shock..lol #3984480

Jenny Bosmans 2/24/2007 3:56:29 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Shelly! :) #3985257

Sam Britt 2/24/2007 4:05:03 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Shelly! #3985323

David Pratt 2/24/2007 4:24:09 PM

Congrats Shelly! Well deserved! #3985510

Norman P. Banks 2/24/2007 4:50:07 PM

Congratulations, Shelly!

Norm #3985810

Carla Metzler 2/24/2007 4:59:07 PM

Congratulations, Shelly!! #3985915

Renee Doyle 2/24/2007 5:30:39 PM

Congratulations Shelly!!!!

Kenneth Mucke 2/24/2007 5:38:57 PM

WTG Shelly....Superb finalist #3986223

Sharon King 2/24/2007 6:03:50 PM

Terrific Finalsit Shelly, Congratulations! #3986472

Nadya Johnson 2/24/2007 6:05:07 PM

Wonderful PS work and a beautiful image, Shelly! Congratulations on your great finalist! #3986489

Cathy Stancil 2/24/2007 6:07:11 PM

Congrats, Shelly !! #3986514

Jeff Robinson 2/24/2007 6:07:44 PM

Congrats Shelly on your excellent Finalist! Jeff #3986519

Cheryl E. Molennor 2/24/2007 6:23:49 PM

Congratulations Shelly #3986732

JO ANN CLEVELAND 2/24/2007 6:33:55 PM

This is awesome Shelly! Both of your wins this month are so creative!


jo ann c. #3986852

Kay E. Mahoney 2/24/2007 6:45:47 PM

Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3986998

Mary K. Robison 2/24/2007 7:11:38 PM

Very pretty result from your DD efforts, Shelly!
Congratulations! #3987236

eileen bedford 2/24/2007 7:50:03 PM

Congratulations Shelly, great work.... #3987536

Shelly A. Van Camp 2/24/2007 8:38:27 PM

Jenny, Sam, David, Norm, Carla, Renee, Kenneth, Sharon, Nadya, Cathy, Jeff, Cheryl, Jo Ann, Kay, Mary and Eileen: Thank you all so much! Have a super Sunday! #3987962

Kristi A. Howson 2/24/2007 8:44:16 PM

Wonderful soft mood Shelly! Congratulations and best of luck in the next round! #3988006

Tammy Scott 2/24/2007 8:58:56 PM

Congratulations on a terrific finalist!!! #3988116

Datha Y. Thompson 2/24/2007 9:58:21 PM

SO Beautiful!!! CONGRATULATIONS Shelly!!! WTG :0) #3988493

Dominick M. Dimacale 2/24/2007 10:15:17 PM

Congratulations Shelly on your finalist...Dominick #3988537

Colette M. Metcalf 2/25/2007 4:04:15 AM

Congratulations!! #3989131

Candice C. Calhoun 2/25/2007 6:16:30 AM


ccc #3989902

Ken Smith 2/25/2007 7:14:37 AM

Shelly, super congrats!! #3990290

Robert R. Goodman 2/25/2007 7:54:00 AM

Congratulations Shelly!!!!!! #3990558

Photographer 2/25/2007 8:09:21 AM

Great title Shelly, congratulations! #3990666

Cyn Valentine 2/25/2007 8:11:54 AM

Congrats again SHelly..WTG!! #3990695

Shelly A. Van Camp 2/25/2007 8:45:16 AM

Kristi, Tammy, Datha, Dominick, Colette, Candice, Ken, Robert, Reine and Cyn: Thank you all so much for the comments and support! #3990981

Gail Vitikacs 2/25/2007 8:55:39 AM

Awesome finalist! Best of luck on the next round! #3991058

Crossroad Photography 2/25/2007 9:19:12 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Shelly! #3991193

Shelly A. Van Camp 2/25/2007 12:10:46 PM

Thanks Gail and Robbie! #3992458

Emile Abbott 2/25/2007 3:02:23 PM

Congrats yet again Shelly. Supurb. #3993385

She-She Killough 2/25/2007 3:50:18 PM

Love the effects!! Congrats on fine work (all of yours) #3993505

Remi Trepanier 2/25/2007 4:43:18 PM

Beautiful capture! Congratulations! #3993730

Shelly A. Van Camp 2/25/2007 6:47:37 PM

Emile, She-she, and Remi: Thank you so much! Have a great week!! #3994291

Tamara K. Walker 2/25/2007 6:54:13 PM


Holly Shao 2/26/2007 6:08:06 AM

Congratulations again, Shelly!! Wonderful effects and colors!

Holly #3996061

Shawn Jennings 2/26/2007 6:31:19 AM

I must have missed this one Shelly! Very pretty! Congratulations on your finalist! #3996178

Mary Timman 2/26/2007 7:02:29 AM

Loved this the first time around and hopefully it gets a 3rd time around. Congratualtions Shelly and good luck! #3996326

Rakesh Syal 2/26/2007 10:55:56 AM

Congratulations Shelly!! #3997550

Shelly A. Van Camp 2/26/2007 7:19:43 PM

Tamara, Holly, Shawn, Mary and Rakesh: Thank you all so much! Have a nice week!! #3998985

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Playing around with the ghost effects. This picture is a flower I placed in a wine bottle. I placed it on the table with the sun from behind it. I took the picture on Manual, 1/60, F4, ISO400. I added the effects in Adobe which were saturation, contrast, curves, poster, motion blur and sandstone textures. I have to make my own pictures until I can find something interesting. Hope you all have a wonderful day!

Uploaded on 1/29/2007 9:41:06 AM

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Camera: Nikon D70 Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist

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