Steel fork

Les Rhoades level-classic 2/15/2007 2:38:06 AM

It's a work of art. I like how the BG fades in (blurs) nicely. #605720

Joy Rector 2/15/2007 2:48:23 AM

Wow! #3949533

Kara L. Hendricks 2/15/2007 4:10:56 AM

This is one outstanding Macro Katarina... WOW is right...

Happy Theme Day!! #3949780

Katarina Mansson 2/15/2007 4:19:03 AM

Thanks Les, Joy and Kara! I wanted to catch a half-abstract fork and give an icy/bluish/metallic feeling to the picture. #3949793

John Caruso 2/15/2007 4:57:39 AM


Just fantastic! You've ruined the theme day for all of us! LOL #3949860

Wally Orlowsky 2/15/2007 5:08:36 AM

Stunning DOF and lovely soft blues, Katarina! #3949893

Datha Y. Thompson 2/15/2007 5:25:52 AM

AWESOME!!! WOW!!! Love the blues :0) #3949942

Kathryn (Love) Scheet 2/15/2007 5:33:47 AM

great job on this Katarina! love the abstractiveness you have created :) #3949976

Dr Silly 2/15/2007 5:56:46 AM

I get the points. Wonderful DOF. :O)

Susan Fox 2/15/2007 6:58:07 AM

Wonderful abstract Katarina! Love the selective focus, point of view, the blue color and the composition. Great job! #3950319

Michelle R. Kovach 2/15/2007 7:16:13 AM

Very Creative Katarina! #3950367

Jenny Bosmans 2/15/2007 7:56:09 AM

Awesome shot and work, Katarina...perfect for the theme! :) #3950483

Janine Russell level-classic 2/15/2007 8:32:18 AM

Katarina, excellent detail, tones, lighting and selective focus. #3950663

Corinne M. Thompson level-classic 2/15/2007 8:51:39 AM

Fantastic macro and entry for the theme Katarina! #3950738

Cathy M. Gromball level-classic 2/15/2007 9:15:02 AM

This is very cool! Wonderful photo, Katarina!

Cathy :) #3950835

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic 2/15/2007 10:32:29 AM

Wonderful macro Katarina!,
Amalia #3951154

Melissa G. Meiselman 2/15/2007 12:55:31 PM

Outstanding macro with amazing selective focus and great hues of blue, Katarina!! #3951572

Mary N C. Taitt 2/15/2007 1:31:24 PM

Super shot, Katarina! I took some fork shots as outtakes, but this is nicer than any of mine! SUPER! #3951669

Kate Jackson level-classic 2/15/2007 1:42:39 PM

Stunning Katarina! Spot on focus! #3951714

Susie Peek-Swint 2/16/2007 5:48:45 AM

Excellent light, comp, and dof Katarina ~ great theme entry! #3954008

Christopher Budny level-classic 2/16/2007 5:58:34 AM

Wow, Katarina! Just beautiful! Fantastic dof and focus! #3954058

Brian Lobdell level-classic 2/16/2007 7:21:51 AM

!!!!!Exclamation!!!! What a unique macro Katarina! It has a surreal look to it that really grabs attention! Great composition and theme entry! #3954526

Kate Jackson level-classic 2/18/2007 12:59:48 PM

Congratulations Katarina on this wonderful winning theme entry Katarina! #3961834

RC Fritz 2/18/2007 1:31:26 PM

Excellent and very creative work, Katarina! #3961888

Lisa D. Greer 2/21/2007 7:56:34 AM

Awesome! :) #3971841

Sherry S. Boles 2/27/2007 12:23:44 AM

Congrats on your POTD, Katarina!! GREAT job! #3999602

Susie Peek-Swint 2/27/2007 12:26:14 AM

Many congrats on your POTD Katarina!! #3999608

Helen N. McHugh 2/27/2007 1:50:22 AM

Congratulations, Katarina, on this great POTD!! #3999667

Dr Silly 2/27/2007 1:57:57 AM

WOW look at this a POTD, Congratulations, Katarina. :O)

Wally Orlowsky 2/27/2007 3:19:49 AM

Congratulations on this terrific POTD, Katarina!!! #3999898

Christopher Budny level-classic 2/27/2007 3:53:03 AM

Congratulations, Katarina... now, on to the other medal it needs! #3999989

Sylvia Rossler 2/27/2007 4:02:19 AM

Big congrats on this well deserved POTD Katarina :o) #4000034

Sharon Day 2/27/2007 4:18:40 AM

Awesome shot, Katarina!!! Congratulatons on POTD! #4000090

Kara L. Hendricks 2/27/2007 4:35:07 AM

Man... Can I call a great shot or what?... The other day at 101 I said I think this shot is going to be a finalist... And here it is... In even a bigger position than finalist... Remember, there are over 850 finalists a month... Only 28 POTD for Feb....

Congrats my friend... #4000137

Joy Rector 2/27/2007 4:54:41 AM

congrats on the POTD #4000180

Cesar J. La Rosa 2/27/2007 5:15:34 AM

WOW!!! It was great to see this awesome photograph when I opened my inbox this morning! Congratulations on this very well-deserved POTD, Katarina!!!
Cesar #4000262

Denise 2/27/2007 5:32:04 AM

I have been receiving the POTD for over 2 years and was blown away by this one. Absolutely awesome picture.
My first post... #4000333

Casey A. Hanson 2/27/2007 5:34:25 AM

Congrats on your POTD, Katarina! Awesome! :0) #4000348

Debra Booth 2/27/2007 5:44:07 AM

Congrats on your POTD, Katarina! I love it! #4000411

Michelle R. Kovach 2/27/2007 6:00:29 AM

Congrats on your POTD Katarina! #4000502

Cyn Valentine level-classic 2/27/2007 6:01:36 AM

Congratulations on your great POTD!!! #4000506

Susana Ms Heide level-classic 2/27/2007 6:14:44 AM

WOOOHOOOOO!!!! A HUGE Congrats to you Katarina on receiving this recognition! A striking work of art!!!! #4000590

Marie Fields level-classic 2/27/2007 6:23:42 AM

I agree with Susana... WOOHOO!!!!! Congratulations on this AWESOME POTD, Katarina! :) #4000639

Susan Fox level-classic 2/27/2007 6:35:46 AM

Congrats Katarina on the POTD!!!!!! This is one of my favorite photos of yours. I have my fingers crossed that it will be a winner next month :-) #4000694

Katarina Mansson 2/27/2007 7:03:03 AM

Many thanks to everyone for encouraging words and support! #4000820

Mary N C. Taitt 2/27/2007 7:12:40 AM

HAH! I loved this the first time I saw it and I still do! GREAT SHOT! COngratulations on your POTD!!!! COOL WOK! #4000882

Melissa G. Meiselman 2/27/2007 7:34:09 AM

Katarina, I thought this was awesome the first moment I saw it. Congratulations on you POTD!!!!! #4000994

Janine Russell level-classic 2/27/2007 8:12:50 AM

Katarina, congratulations on your POTD. #4001150

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 2/27/2007 9:18:24 AM

Excellent work, congratulations! #4001448

David D. Duranceau 2/27/2007 9:20:21 AM

Brilliant. #4001454

David D. Duranceau 2/27/2007 9:20:33 AM

Brilliant. #4001457

Datha Y. Thompson 2/27/2007 10:20:35 AM

WTG Katarina!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your POTD!!!! Excellent :0) Hope we see it again and again!!!! :0) #4001643

Jenny Bosmans 2/27/2007 11:08:58 AM

Congratulations on this super POTD, Katarina! :) #4001743

Mary Clarke 2/27/2007 12:36:18 PM

Congratulations on POTD Katarina, lovely image #4002097

Thomas F. Colbert 2/27/2007 7:54:57 PM

Beautifully done! Congrats! I can stare at this photo for awhile! #4004659

Sherry K. Adkins level-classic 2/27/2007 10:12:02 PM

Congrats, Katarina, on your POTD. A very interesting photo. #4004952

Vanessa Rabayda level-classic 2/28/2007 8:40:26 AM

Great job! Love the perspective and select focus. Congrats on your POTD #4006706

RC Fritz level-classic 3/1/2007 8:32:20 AM

Big congrats on your POTD, Katarina! #4011174

Allan L. Dy level-classic 3/2/2007 8:25:52 PM

Congratulations Katarina! #4016519

Christopher Budny level-classic 6/26/2007 5:15:56 PM

We knew it belonged here...!!! Congratulations! #4441941

Nikki McDonald level-classic 6/26/2007 6:10:46 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Katrina. I am SOOO pleased for you--this is a masterful shot. #4442625

Marie Fields level-classic 6/26/2007 7:11:38 PM

Congratulations, Katarina!!! :) #4443494

Les Rhoades level-classic 6/27/2007 2:22:37 AM

Congratulations!! POTD and a Finalist. They sure are serving up the badges for you now. I'll take POTD over a silver Finalist. WTG!! #4445513

Sylvia Rossler 6/27/2007 6:00:08 AM

Big congrats Katarina !! I really hope to see this one again :O) #4446895

Christopher Budny level-classic 6/27/2007 11:09:55 AM

I think this says it all... POTD, Finalist, Gold Medal...welcome to the big leagues! Congratulations! #4449022

Dr Silly level-classic 6/27/2007 11:13:41 AM

YES a GOLD for The Fork, Congratulations Katarina. :O)

Michelle R. Kovach 6/27/2007 11:42:28 AM

Hurray! Persistance was the key here! Congrats Katarina! #4449216

Susie Peek-Swint 6/27/2007 12:26:01 PM

Many congrats Katarina! #4449460

Datha Y. Thompson 6/27/2007 12:34:30 PM

WoooooooHooooooooo Katarina!!!CONGRATULATIONS Girl :0) #4449523

Nikki McDonald level-classic 6/27/2007 1:35:09 PM

Love it. Well-deserved recognition on this great shot, Katarina. #4449912

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 6/27/2007 1:35:36 PM

Congratulations on your second place winner. #4449916

Sylvia Rossler 6/27/2007 2:11:19 PM

and you didn't expect a finalist and here you go with a superb winner !!! BIg congrats Katarina :O) #4450103

RC Fritz 6/27/2007 6:13:39 PM

Congratulations on yor WINNER!! #4450818

Kara L. Hendricks 6/27/2007 6:41:54 PM

Woohooo... And it goes... DOUBLE GOLD!!!

Congrats Katarina... I know you love this one... We all do! #4450905

Janine Russell level-classic 6/27/2007 10:46:42 PM

Katarina, big congratulations on your Second Place Win! #4451567

Kate Jackson level-classic 6/28/2007 2:45:50 PM

Glad this finally made it Katarina! Big congrats! #4454166

Susan Fox level-classic 6/28/2007 6:16:20 PM

Woohoo! It finally won! Well deserved Katarina!!! Congrats :-) #4454673

Colleen Farrell 6/28/2007 8:41:16 PM

Congratulations on a very well-deserved gold, Katarina!! #4455143

Wally Orlowsky 6/29/2007 3:43:49 AM

Congratulations on this marvelous winner, Katarina! #4455667

Donna W. Neal 6/29/2007 12:27:42 PM

Congratulations Katarina #4457100

Paul G Slate 7/20/2007 4:47:31 AM

Katarina this is inspiring!! what a great gallery you have! thanks for the comment on my pic! #4530227

Steven E. Ray 7/31/2007 2:10:34 AM

Extraordinary gallery. It reeks with "graphic designer". Stock photo companies would love this material. Great capture on the fork... I would have never thought of that as a subject matter. #4581181

Indrajit Hajra 8/4/2007 12:18:44 PM

Your gallery is an asset of this site. Simply no more words to praise. Each of your works are the masterpieces in their own appeal. Lovely Katarina. #4600992

Patrick R. McMullen 8/26/2007 4:58:50 AM

Congratulations Katarina! Unique shot..nice use of the selective focus also.
Pat #4698714

Kara L. Hendricks 9/17/2007 5:33:26 AM

Woops... Just came back to look at your shot... I forgot you made WINNER with it... I only said finalist in mine... I have to go change it...:) #4802211

Roger Fry 9/28/2007 5:50:40 PM

Amazing photo !

Rog #4858964

Lee Canham 3/4/2008 8:23:49 AM

all the amazings,excellents,outstandings and WOWS as above... and congratulations for this is out of this world... #5591259

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 4/24/2008 10:08:30 AM

Simply perfect! Congratulations Katarina!!! #5835745

Yulianto Soeroso 6/23/2008 12:12:27 AM

wow exciting pov #6095218

Errick L. Cameron level-classic 2/7/2009 2:49:12 PM

Congratulations! #7138743

Nikki McDonald level-classic 2/17/2009 3:47:06 AM

Congratulations, Katarina, on having this photo selected for the SnapShot #408 BP newsletter as an example of close-up photography. Great job again!! #7174596

Karen Celella level-classic 6/16/2011 9:13:55 AM

Your gallery is filled with amazing inspiration, Katarina! #9463759

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F/6.3, 1/4 s, +1 step, Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM lense, ISO-100, tripod.
Slightly adjusted in Photoshop 7.0 (levels, curves, saturation, crop, sharpening).

POTD February 2007.
2nd place D&M May 2007.

Uploaded on 2/14/2007 11:15:34 PM All Time Best Photo Contest Staff Favorite Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner Photo of the Day

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