soft butterfly

Cyn Valentine level-addict 2/18/2007 7:16:22 AM

Beautiful image the color and fade into white!!Very well done! #607460

Irene McC 2/18/2007 7:45:21 AM

This is a lovely image; very soft and gentle, like a whisper of beauty.

Kay E. Mahoney level-addict 2/18/2007 7:57:28 AM

Nice capture. Love the effect. #3960894

Nadya Johnson 2/18/2007 8:03:20 AM

Shirley, this is gorgeous! Fantastic image! Truly lovely work! #3960926

Darren K. Fisher level-addict 2/18/2007 8:21:42 AM

I really like the high key look Shirley. #3961008

William C. Raco level-addict 2/18/2007 8:24:44 AM

Very pretty color and effects, Shirley
Nicely done

Bill #3961032

Ivan Chacon level-addict 2/18/2007 8:30:06 AM

Nicely done Shirley! Beautiful image! :) #3961055

Jessica Jenney level-addict 2/18/2007 9:10:24 AM

Wonderful image, softness and effects, Shirley! #3961232

Ray Clarke level-addict 2/18/2007 9:16:44 AM

I like the soft effect to this beautiful shot Shirley, really lovely (ac) #3961259

Judy A. Lawhon level-addict 2/18/2007 9:40:48 AM

Awesome effects, Shirley...very well done!! #3961370

Claudia Kuhn level-addict 2/18/2007 10:00:54 AM

Wonderful work Shirley, love the high key bg! #3961426

Carol Sawyer level-addict 2/18/2007 10:33:02 AM

Beautiful capture and soft effects, Shirley!! very well done!! #3961535

Jim Huffield level-addict 2/18/2007 11:51:21 AM

Very lovely, Shirley. Jim #3961725

Tamara K. Walker level-addict 2/18/2007 12:05:53 PM

Beautiful, terrific work. #3961749

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-addict 2/18/2007 2:31:11 PM

Very beautiful image, Shirley!!!! Great DR effects!!!!! ^.^ #3961980

Shirley L. Carpenter 2/18/2007 2:42:18 PM

Thanks so much for the wonderful comments! #3961997

Jenny Bosmans 2/18/2007 4:06:55 PM

Absolutely beautiful image and work, the white and blue! :) #3962218

Melissa G. Meiselman 2/18/2007 4:47:54 PM

The butterfly is gorgeous and your high key treatment with the hand fading into the white is terrific, Shirley!! #3962292

Nadine A. Lewis level-addict 2/18/2007 4:54:20 PM

This is such a WONDERFUL image, Shirley!!! GREAT PS work!!! <>< #3962310

Barbara Waldoch 2/18/2007 5:19:25 PM

Fantastic work, Shirley! #3962367

Sam Britt 2/18/2007 5:55:58 PM

I love the soft effects, Shirley. Wonderful image. #3962481

Amy JACKSON level-addict 2/18/2007 6:00:15 PM

Beautiful image, Shirley! Great effects! #3962490

Stephen Zacker 2/18/2007 8:14:27 PM

Like the high key and colors #3962738

Evy Johansen level-addict 2/18/2007 9:02:08 PM

What a lovely image, Shirley! Beautiful soft colors! #3962811

Shirley L. Carpenter 2/19/2007 7:19:29 AM

Thanks so much for the wonderful comments!! #3964115

Sheryl A. Hudson 2/19/2007 10:01:52 AM

Beautiful image! Love the lovely soft colors and effects Shirley!!! #3964864

Paula Dwyer 2/19/2007 7:21:45 PM

Love the softness and beautiful colors!! Gorgeous image!! :)

JO ANN CLEVELAND 2/19/2007 8:29:49 PM

This is absolutely gorgeous!

Should be a winner as far as I'm concerned! Great fx's

jo ann c. #3966499

Candice C. Calhoun level-addict 2/20/2007 8:26:03 AM

Fabulous photo and presentation! Wow, this is beautiful!

ccc #3968223

Holly Shao level-addict 2/21/2007 11:14:35 AM

Beautiful design and effects, Shirley!

Holly #3972546

Laura Clay-Ballard 2/21/2007 11:37:53 AM

wow! awesome work! love how soft it looks. #3972586

Shirley L. Carpenter 2/22/2007 7:47:26 AM

Thanks so much Sheryl, Paula, Jo Ann, Candice, Holly and Laura!! #3975088

Susie Peek-Swint 2/26/2007 10:04:54 AM

This is really pretty Shirley ~ I love the soft dreamy look against the blue ~ well done! #3997244

Shirley L. Carpenter 2/26/2007 1:06:37 PM

Thanks Susie!! #3998050

Dominique Declerck 3/18/2007 8:15:43 AM

Nice capture, Shirley!! #4066524

Shirley L. Carpenter 3/20/2007 6:51:06 AM

Thanks Dominique!! #4073893

Steve M. Harrington 3/21/2007 1:56:05 PM

Nice subtle image, Shirley.
Steve #4078418

JO ANN CLEVELAND 3/21/2007 2:03:57 PM

This is beautiful Shirley! I love the effects!

jo ann c. #4078450

Sherri Gorman 3/22/2007 7:03:53 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist!!! #4082839

Holly Shao 3/22/2007 7:05:02 PM

Congratulations, Shirley, on this beautiful Finalist!!

Holly #4082858

Gail Vitikacs level-addict 3/22/2007 7:21:53 PM

Delightful finalist Shirley! Congratulations! #4083137

Barbara Waldoch 3/22/2007 7:56:42 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Shirley! #4083563

Kay E. Mahoney level-addict 3/22/2007 8:00:02 PM

Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round. #4083584

Charlene Bayerle level-addict 3/22/2007 8:05:52 PM

Congratulations Shirley....well deserved!!! #4083628

Terry L. Ellis level-addict 3/22/2007 8:10:57 PM

A beautiful finalist! Congratulations, Shirley! #4083667

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict 3/22/2007 9:25:01 PM

Congrats on this beautiful finalist, Shirley!
-Debby #4084264

Carol Sawyer level-addict 3/23/2007 4:22:51 AM

Congratulations, Shirley! #4085400

Rakesh Syal level-addict 3/23/2007 4:51:04 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist!! #4085692

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-addict 3/23/2007 5:55:36 AM

I am sooo glad this is a finalist, wouldn't be surprised if it was a winner!

It is just beautiful Shirley!

jo ann c. #4086385

Nadine A. Lewis level-addict 3/23/2007 6:35:59 AM

Yeah...CONGRATULATIONS, Shirley!!! <>< #4086662

Jessica Jenney level-addict 3/23/2007 8:14:48 AM

Congratulations, Shirley! A beautiful finalist! #4087117

Evy Johansen level-addict 3/23/2007 8:36:42 AM

Big congratulations on your very beautiful finalist, Shirley! Good luck! #4087214

Tarun Bose 3/23/2007 11:45:54 AM

Congrats Shirley on your excellent finalist. #4088450

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 3/23/2007 12:12:20 PM

Congratulations, Shirley!!!!! :-) ^.^ #4088590

Shirley L. Carpenter 3/23/2007 6:40:57 PM

Been having isp problems!! Just found out I had a pic in the finals!! Thank you all so much for the congrats and comments!! #4090108

William C. Raco level-addict 4/10/2007 3:24:43 AM

Congratulations on having this photo featured in the digital darkroom newsletter, Shirley!
Great job

Bill #4149153

Nancy Donnell level-addict 4/11/2007 10:59:15 AM

Very pretty! Congratulations. Love how you chose to treat it. #4155155

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-addict 4/11/2007 4:29:40 PM

Congratulations on your Digital Darkroom and finalist honors!!! This is very creative and beautiful Shirley! #4156036

Shirley L. Carpenter 4/12/2007 8:27:20 PM

Thanks so much Bill, Nancy and Donna!! #4160630

Dianna Murphy 2/21/2008 1:03:48 PM

Lovely. Love the effects! #5527457

Shirley L. Carpenter 2/22/2008 9:51:35 AM

Thanks Dianna!! #5531861

To discuss, first log in or sign up (buttons are at top center of page).


This is a re-entry from a couple of years ago. Reworked, used soft glow and soft edge effects!!

Uploaded on 2/18/2007 7:11:43 AM Photo Contest Finalist

Copyright for this gallery photo belongs solely to Shirley L. Carpenter. Images may not be copied, downloaded, or used in any way without the expressed, written permission of the photographer.
Log in to follow or message this photographer or report this photo.