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Roger Fry 2/13/2007 10:54:02 AM

Excellent shot and intrigueing title! I like the way the focus appears to 'vibrate 'the strings

Roger #604878

Pam Ullman 2/14/2007 5:48:53 PM

Sheila -- this is absolutely gorgeous and should do well in the contest -- whatever category you assign it to. Despite all the editing you describe, it looks effortlessly perfect. I love it! (and I agree with the comment above re the vibrations -- so cool!) #3948861

Sheila K. Floyd 2/14/2007 7:06:20 PM

Thanks Pam and Roger... Another of spouses very very treasured 'toys'.. I even left the dust on there, thought it was cool... would you believe that etched on the back of this guitar is 'e.pressley', lol... yes I am sure the king of rock owned this, eh? I appreciate your interest! #3949060

Doug Hockman 3/22/2007 8:21:29 PM

Congrats! Fantastic Shot! #4083736

Christy Nichols 3/23/2007 10:17:16 AM

Congrats on this awesome finalist, Sheila! #4087738

Pam Ullman 3/23/2007 2:10:17 PM

Congrats on your finalist, Sheila! #4088996

Pam Ullman 3/24/2007 6:15:51 PM

Awesome winner Shelia!! #4093599

Kay E. Mahoney 3/24/2007 7:58:54 PM

Congratulations on your second place winner. #4094159

Janine Russell 3/24/2007 8:51:13 PM

Sheila, congratulations on your Second Place Win. #4094402

Kathleen K. Parker 3/25/2007 4:30:34 AM

What a great nostalgic photo!! Congratulations,Shelia!
kk #4094892

Doug Hockman 3/26/2007 11:54:42 AM

Congrats Sheila on second place! #4099368

RC Fritz 3/26/2007 3:41:03 PM

great job, Sheila! Congrats on your Second Place Win!! #4099976

Justin Taylor 4/3/2007 9:59:58 PM

amazing photo...and congrats on your win!
-justin #4127795

Ron Roberts 4/4/2007 12:04:54 PM

WONDERFUL PHOTO IT SINGS TO ME...RON... #4129938

Pam Ullman 4/4/2007 4:41:56 PM

Oh, congrats, Sheila! Been in the lowcountry for more than a week and just logged in. So great to see! Made my day! Getting car sick (LOL) so logging off ... will look at your latest in coming days ... #4130699

Sheila K. Floyd 4/10/2007 3:44:35 PM

Thanks everyone! #4151611

Sandra Freyler 9/29/2007 4:01:20 PM

Beautiful shot, Sheila. I love everything about it- the tones, detailing, and composition! COngratulations on this vintage guitar! :) #4862132

Angela Possemato 12/4/2007 3:53:17 PM

Congratulations on this winner! I love this shot Sheila - fantastic perspective, DoF, and use of color. My husband is a guitarist, also! #5169506

Bill Knaps 4/1/2008 8:55:56 AM

A great shot and DOF. A well deserved winner. Congrats Sheila. Bill #5728524

Sheila K. Floyd 4/1/2008 9:01:42 AM

Thanks everyone! #5728535

Summer A. Kozisek 4/23/2008 9:32:52 AM

Congrats on your win Sheila, this is a fantastic image! #5830331

Nancy L. Green 5/3/2008 4:15:30 PM

Congratulations Sheila on this wonderful winner, beautifully done!! <>< #5879116

Laurie Daily 9/14/2008 3:31:06 PM

This is a wonderful winner, Sheila..your creative efforts in composing certainly paid off! My son is big into music...I could see this as a fine art print for any musician playing the strings...beautiful! #6454292

Zsuzsanna M. Szugyi 9/17/2008 5:53:48 PM

A great shot and DOF. A well deserved winner! Congrats Sheila !
#6468270

Carolyn McIntosh 3/22/2011 1:13:26 PM

And this is one amazing photo . . well deserved win. #9309435

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Description

My husband's vintage 1956 Les Paul Jr. guitar... lying on stomach, using the guitar case for stability, I used natural window light to capture this, 1/5 second, ISO 400, f/4; Canon 24-105 L IS lens at 45 mm; cropped tightly, super sharpened, neat image and converted to sepia using Picasa software

Uploaded on 2/13/2007 9:55:11 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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