Sit a Spell

© Carla Metzler

Sit a Spell

Melissa G. Meiselman 6/2/2007 7:51:10 AM

Terrific old fashioned look with the sepia and subject...well presented in the vertical format, Carla!! #666805

Claudia Kuhn 6/2/2007 7:57:48 AM

Beautiful tones and comp Carla! #4357874

Gail Vitikacs 6/2/2007 8:12:16 AM

Rich in details...and the effects are over the top for this! #4357922

Lynne Morris 6/2/2007 8:24:06 AM

Awesome work Carla, the tones and effects are perfect for this beautiful capture, I love it! #4357982

Dominick M. Dimacale 6/2/2007 8:30:33 AM

Great work here Carla, love the effects used...Dominick #4358013

Su Sana E. P 6/2/2007 8:50:47 AM

Very impressive and effective rendering of orton effects, Carla!! Sepia tone sets a great mood to the image. #4358086

Ray Clarke 6/2/2007 8:55:26 AM

Great image, tones and effects Carla!!!(R) #4358102

Ronald F. Fischer 6/2/2007 9:31:54 AM

I really like how your "experiment" turned out, Carla! #4358214

Judy V. Kennamer 6/2/2007 9:56:39 AM

Carla - I love the shot and the effects! Great job! #4358266

Gary Lange 6/2/2007 10:38:29 AM

Wonderful tones and composition, Carla!! #4358353

David Phalen 6/2/2007 10:54:09 AM

Love the old timey effect along]g with the light capture. #4358386

Carla Metzler 6/2/2007 10:56:03 AM

Thank you, Melissa, Claudia, Gail, Lynne, Dominick, Susan, R&A, Ron, Judy, Gary and David. #4358392

Glenn E. Urquhart 6/2/2007 10:56:24 AM

Fantastic tones, lighting, contrast, excellent effects applied, enhancing a beautiful composition, Carla!!! Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #4358393

Ken Smith 6/2/2007 12:55:43 PM

I'd like to take a seat, but must mow the yard shortly. Bummer. Very nice, Carla! #4358626

Stephen Zacker 6/2/2007 2:16:44 PM

Great light and toning #4358761

John Connolly 6/2/2007 3:19:58 PM

A very inviting scene, beautifully captured Carla! I really like your vertical presentation. #4358887

Colette M. Metcalf 6/2/2007 3:48:27 PM

Wonderful lighting and effects, Carla!!! #4358986

Paul E. Earl 6/2/2007 4:04:39 PM

Love what you have created here, Carla. Lovely shot. #4359057

Judy A. Lawhon 6/2/2007 4:12:31 PM

WOW, Carla...terrific....love the "orton" here!! #4359097

JO ANN CLEVELAND 6/2/2007 4:49:12 PM

What a neat image Carla! Love your pov and the sepia gives that "old fashioned" feeling!

Great job!

jo ann c. #4359185

Carla Metzler 6/2/2007 5:00:53 PM

Thank you, Glenn, Ken, Steve, John, Colette, Paul, Judy and Jo Ann. #4359207

Cassie L. Woodlee 6/2/2007 5:20:03 PM

Fantastic find and capture Carla!!! #4359246

Patrick Rouzes 6/2/2007 5:48:42 PM

What a lovely mood and image you have captured here, Carla! Outstanding lighinig, comp, tones & effects.Patrick #4359321

Darryl Wilkinson 6/2/2007 6:17:06 PM

Very nice work, Carla! Beautiful!! #4359411

Karen Engelbreth 6/2/2007 11:01:55 PM

Wonderful lighting and effects, Carla! #4359851

Candice C. Calhoun 6/3/2007 4:44:00 AM

Wonderful photo with an awesome presentation!

ccc #4360374

Cathy Barrows 6/3/2007 4:58:36 AM

love the look of this in sepia...is it the same place you shot the checkerboard...if so then this in the Old Sautee General Store #4360430

Pamela Shane 6/3/2007 5:13:48 AM

Love the antique feel, & "glow" to this
image Carla - beautiful!! :) #4360466

Dan E. 6/3/2007 8:16:26 AM

A very nice image #4360928

Tori A. Woods 6/3/2007 8:24:51 AM

I love the comp and what you did with this Carla........makes me want to go there.........

Tori #4360953

Nina Shields 6/3/2007 8:52:27 AM

Carla, the effects are so consistent with the theme, giving a presentation that maintains that vintage aspect; excellent! #4361035

Darren K. Fisher 6/3/2007 9:04:43 AM

I love how the light dances through the image. Super job Carla. #4361058

Nancy L. Green 6/3/2007 12:30:24 PM

Well done Carla!! Wonderful POV and I really love the effects!! <>< #4361391

Carla Metzler 6/3/2007 2:16:03 PM

Thank you, Cass, Patrick, Darryl, Karen, Candice, Cathy, Pamela, Dan, Tori, Nina, Darren and Nancy.

Thanks Cathy...that's the place! #4361625

Emile Abbott 6/3/2007 4:25:07 PM

Georgia on my mind. I really like the Sepia with this capture to bring it to reality, Carla. #4361948

Mary K. Robison 6/4/2007 12:02:36 AM

So THAT's what the Orton effect can do!

The entire image is lovely, Carla, from its composition to the sepia treatment that gives it that wonderful antique feeling. #4362673

Dan Holm 6/4/2007 12:43:45 AM

You've captured a wonderful, peaceful slice of summer in this BEAUTIFUL image, Carla!! The light is excellent as is your effects work on this! #4362776

Carla Metzler 6/4/2007 12:48:41 AM

Thank you, Emile, Mary and Dan. #4362790

Lisa J. Boulden 6/4/2007 7:19:30 AM

Lovely capture, Carla, with terrific choice of effects. --lisa #4364157

Carla Metzler 6/4/2007 7:42:50 AM

Thank you, Lisa. #4364231

Shawn Jennings 6/5/2007 7:51:31 AM

This turned out excellent, Carla! #4368041

Shelly A. Van Camp 6/5/2007 10:20:36 AM

Very well done! Love the POV of the image and the tones!! Have a nice day, Carla! #4368472

Sharon King 6/5/2007 2:22:24 PM

I LOVE the lighting and the tones Carla, fantastic effects! #4368937

Carla Metzler 6/5/2007 4:06:56 PM

Thank you, Shawn, Shelly and Sharon. #4369210

Pat Gamwell 6/6/2007 4:30:10 AM

Very effective combination of effects, Carla! Makes me just want to "sit a spell"! Wonderful image! #4370774

Carla Metzler 6/6/2007 4:45:26 AM

Thank you, Pat. #4370945

Armando -. Arturo 6/6/2007 2:55:20 PM

Speachless in Jersey..... I think i"ll sit a spell with Pat. Beautifully done sweetie. #4373007

Carla Metzler 6/6/2007 5:39:31 PM

Thanks Armando! When are you and Pat going to come see us? :-) #4373406

Nemil B. Chabebe 6/8/2007 1:44:15 AM

Great idea and POV. Magnificent results, looks like you went back in time and shoot with one of those cameras with a sheet over the head and camera (LOL) #4377462

Renee Doyle 6/8/2007 10:12:45 PM

Terrific pov and I really like the effects you have applied!! Such a wonderful nostalgic feel to this very beautiful image Carla!
#4380108

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 6/11/2007 1:35:33 PM

Very nice Capture, Carla ... this really brings back the olden days, doesn't it? ... love the composition and PoV as well as the lighting and B/W .... steve #4387199

Carla Metzler 6/11/2007 7:37:58 PM

Thank you, Nemil, Renee and Steve. #4388154

Roger Bernabo 6/12/2007 5:24:21 AM

A great look back in time; excelelnt effects for your piece! #4389190

Carla Metzler 6/12/2007 2:28:17 PM

Thanks Roger. :) #4390623

Terry L. Ellis 6/20/2007 2:36:34 PM

Very charming capture, Carla! Your effects are wonderful. #4417300

Carla Metzler 6/20/2007 5:53:25 PM

Thank you, Terry. :) #4417895

Nadya Johnson 7/24/2007 10:16:14 PM

Congratulations on your outstanding finalist,Carla! #4552059

Graeme yew Chow 7/24/2007 10:59:29 PM

Congratulation Carla. Great shot. #4552208

Dennis Flanagan 7/24/2007 11:47:48 PM

WTG Carla. I missed this before. #4552397

Nemil B. Chabebe 7/25/2007 12:42:54 AM

Congratulations! #4552620

Karen E. Michaels 7/25/2007 1:22:06 AM

I am pleased you did quite well this month, you deserve it. Peace, karen #4552728

Mary K. Robison 7/25/2007 2:08:40 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on this beautiful finalist, Carla, and best of luck to you in the next round! #4552865

Husain Akhtar 7/25/2007 4:07:22 AM

Big congratulations my friend! #4553253

Roger Bernabo 7/25/2007 4:58:03 AM

Congratulations Carla; a super image that's time worn too! #4553660

Linda D. Lester 7/25/2007 5:12:01 AM

That's the one with the checker...Congratulations! #4553743

Mary Timman 7/25/2007 5:48:25 AM

BEautiful shot and love the effects. Congratulations! #4553966

Karen Slagle 7/25/2007 6:52:34 AM

Congrats Carla. #4554322

Laurence Saliba 7/25/2007 7:48:24 AM

Congratulations on this outstanding finalist Carla!!!! #4554853

Shawn Jennings 7/25/2007 8:27:33 AM

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Carla! #4555173

Glenn E. Urquhart 7/25/2007 8:38:22 AM

A Very Big Congratulations on your award, Carla!!! Well Deserved! Cheers, Glenn. #4555280

Armando -. Arturo 7/25/2007 9:00:45 AM

No surprise here ,sweetie. Big congrats . #4555425

Terry L. Ellis 7/25/2007 11:11:49 AM

A charming finalist! Congratulations, Carla! #4556127

Judyann Plante 7/25/2007 11:15:24 AM

Carla, Congratulations on this outstanding finalist!

Judyann <>< #4556154

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 7/25/2007 12:46:24 PM

Nice result #4556714

Cathy Barrows 7/25/2007 3:23:55 PM

Congrats on your finalist...awesome #4557521

Carla Metzler 7/25/2007 5:08:58 PM

Thanks everyone! :)

Special thanks to the Judges! :) #4558082

Melissa A. Mannon 7/25/2007 6:11:29 PM

congrats Carla! #4558429

eileen bedford 7/25/2007 6:16:49 PM

Congratulations Carla, well done... #4558475

Ken Smith 7/25/2007 6:41:16 PM

Excellent job, Carla! Congrats on your multiple finalists!! #4558696

Nancy L. Green 7/25/2007 6:50:07 PM

Congratulations deqr friend!! WTG!! <>< #4558766

Renee Doyle 7/25/2007 7:15:12 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Carla!!!
#4558989

Kay E. Mahoney 7/25/2007 7:31:45 PM

Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round. #4559069

JO ANN CLEVELAND 7/25/2007 7:38:24 PM

Congrats on your Ffnalist Carla!

Good luck on next level!

jo ann c. #4559105

Sam Britt 7/25/2007 8:27:28 PM

Congratulations, Carla! #4559289

Dr Silly 7/26/2007 6:15:19 AM

Wonderful finalist Carla, congrats. :O)
#4561172

Karen Slagle 7/26/2007 7:04:03 AM

Congrats Carla, on this fantastic finalist... #4561477

Judy V. Kennamer 7/26/2007 7:26:23 AM

Congrats Carla -- this is absolutely beautiful -- good luck in upcoming round! #4561666

Karen Slagle 7/26/2007 7:46:18 AM

Congrats again, Carla. #4561830

Vicki Hunt 7/26/2007 7:50:55 AM

Congratulations, Girlfriend!!!!!! I love this! #4561864

Claudia Kuhn 7/26/2007 7:55:55 AM

Wonderful Carla, congrats on your 2nd place win!! #4561901

Karen Engelbreth 7/26/2007 8:01:37 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful win, Carla!! #4561954

Nancy L. Green 7/26/2007 8:01:40 AM

WOW CONGRATULATIONS!!! <>< #4561955

Shawn Jennings 7/26/2007 8:02:18 AM

Congratulations on your win, Carla! WTG!!! #4561961

David Phalen 7/26/2007 8:05:43 AM

BIG Congrats on a well deserved Winner! #4561996

Judy V. Kennamer 7/26/2007 8:15:09 AM

WTG CARLA!!!!! Congrats on your beautiful winner! #4562069

Cathy Barrows 7/26/2007 8:15:35 AM

Congrats on your win, Carla #4562071

Carla Metzler 7/26/2007 8:22:14 AM

Thank you everyone! #4562114

Jenny Bosmans 7/26/2007 8:23:34 AM

Big congratulations, Carla! :) #4562122

JO ANN CLEVELAND 7/26/2007 8:24:01 AM

CONGRATS ON THE BIG GOLD ONE!

I just loved this and so happy for your well deserved win!

jo ann c. #4562123

Amy JACKSON 7/26/2007 8:37:57 AM

Congratulations, Carla!! #4562195

Gail Vitikacs 7/26/2007 8:57:45 AM

Sooooo happy for your Carla!!! #4562310

Carla Metzler 7/26/2007 9:08:24 AM

Thank you, Jenny, Jo Ann, Any and Gail. #4562363

Autum Rhoades 7/26/2007 9:27:18 AM

Congrats on your fantastic winner, Carla! #4562489

Marie Fields 7/26/2007 10:16:09 AM

Wonderful image, Carla! Congratulations! #4562834

Colleen Farrell 7/26/2007 10:21:01 AM

Excellent effects on a sensational photo, Carla! Congratulations on your WIN!!! #4562890

Hendrik Storme 7/26/2007 10:21:42 AM

Big Congrats Carla!!! #4562897

Dr Silly 7/26/2007 10:28:07 AM

Congratulations Les on your Gold. :O)
#4562953

Laurence Saliba 7/26/2007 10:37:22 AM

A very BIG Congrats Carla!!!! #4563011

Dr Silly 7/26/2007 10:38:02 AM

Sorry Carla I was thinking ahead.
let me try this again. Congratulations on your wonderful Gold. :O)
#4563018

RC Fritz 7/26/2007 10:38:51 AM

Congratulations Carla. Well deserved WIN!! #4563027

Linda D. Lester 7/26/2007 10:39:31 AM

WTG...Congratulations! #4563036

Jeana Clark 7/26/2007 10:55:38 AM

AWESOME WINNER CARLA!!!

CONGRATULATIONS!!!

~Jeana~ #4563136

Christopher Budny 7/26/2007 11:04:27 AM

Congratulations, Carla, on this wonderful winner! #4563184

Bridgette B 7/26/2007 11:09:56 AM

Congratulations on this awesome winner!! #4563214

Tom Andersen 7/26/2007 11:28:50 AM

Simply gorgeous, Carla! Congratulations on your win! #4563289

Agnes Fegan 7/26/2007 12:02:14 PM

Big Congratulations Carla :) #4563420

Kate Jackson 7/26/2007 12:23:36 PM

WTG Carla! Congratulations! #4563509

Chastity Abbott 7/26/2007 1:04:37 PM

So beautiful!!!!!! HUGE congrats on your winning image!!!! #4563620

Karen E. Michaels 7/26/2007 1:07:42 PM

Brava Carla! Now you'll just have to find the name of that store; as I'm sure it will be a favorite. Peace, karen #4563634

Murry Grigsby 7/26/2007 1:21:51 PM

Congratulations on your terrific image and win Carla!! #4563728

Tarun Bose 7/26/2007 1:31:59 PM

Huge congrats Carla, for your second place winner. #4563792

Carla Metzler 7/26/2007 1:34:54 PM

Thank you, everyone! #4563814

Sam Britt 7/26/2007 1:44:06 PM

Congratulations on your winner, Carla! #4563884

Carla Metzler 7/26/2007 1:45:57 PM

Thank you, Sam. #4563900

Kay E. Mahoney 7/26/2007 2:05:32 PM

Congratulations on your second place winner. #4564052

Alan L. Borror 7/26/2007 3:21:27 PM

Gorgeous winner, Carla! Congratulations! #4564367

BILLY R. PARKER 7/26/2007 3:53:50 PM

CONGRADULATIONS CARLA!! BILLY #4564489

Mike D. Perez 7/26/2007 5:02:38 PM

Congratulations on your great Winner, Carla! #4564762

Mary Timman 7/26/2007 5:25:40 PM

Congratulations to a beautiful winner. #4564872

William C. Raco 7/26/2007 5:29:43 PM

Very beautifully done, Carla
Congratulations!

Bill #4564903

Kara L. Hendricks 7/26/2007 5:30:05 PM

Congratulations Carla!!!! #4564905

Carla Metzler 7/26/2007 5:40:21 PM

Thanks everyone! #4564960

Mary K. Robison 7/26/2007 5:42:41 PM

YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY, Carla! How wonderful to see this among the winners!!!
A huge CONGRATULATIONS to you! #4564972

Renee Doyle 7/26/2007 5:56:00 PM

Wonderful!!! Congratulations Carla!!
#4565024

Dan Holm 7/26/2007 7:10:33 PM

Woo Hoo!! Big CONGRATULATIONS, Carla! An awesome image so deserving of your win! #4565308

Colette M. Metcalf 7/26/2007 7:59:15 PM

CONGRATULATIONS, to you Carla!!!!! #4565432

Kathy L. Clark 7/26/2007 8:37:07 PM

Congrats Carla on your awesome winner. #4565566

Barbara Waldoch 7/26/2007 10:24:39 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful winner, Carla! #4565798

Nemil B. Chabebe 7/26/2007 10:37:22 PM

Congratulations! again, well deserved. #4565814

Les Rhoades 7/27/2007 12:26:52 AM

I wanted to stop in and personally offer my Congratulations on your BP win!

Itís a wonderful image.

Les
#4566021

Paul E. Earl 7/27/2007 3:55:02 AM

A big congratulations, Carla! #4566473

Louise Kumpf 7/27/2007 4:13:41 AM

A beautifully nostalgic image, Carla, and a very worthy winner! Congratulations! #4566560

Judyann Plante 7/27/2007 4:17:12 AM

Carla, Congratulations on this well-deserved win!!!

Judyann <>< #4566570

Anita Hogue 7/27/2007 4:48:25 AM

Congratulations on a wonderful image, Carla! #4566743

Wally Orlowsky 7/27/2007 5:38:39 AM

Congratulations on this nostalgic winner, Carla! #4566998

Steve Mescha 7/27/2007 6:12:14 AM

Nice going, Carla! Congratulations :-) #4567173

Glenn E. Urquhart 7/27/2007 6:24:43 AM

Congratulations on your Golden Award, Carla!!! Cheers, Glenn. #4567268

Emile Abbott 7/27/2007 9:13:41 AM

Carla I am so glad to see this in the winner circle. Huge congratulations my friend on 2nd place gold. #4568047

Terry L. Ellis 7/27/2007 10:11:21 AM

Congratulations, Carla! #4568315

Carla Metzler 7/27/2007 10:39:36 AM

Thank you so much everyone! #4568390

Nobu Nagase 7/27/2007 2:30:27 PM


Congratulations on your great win, Carla ! #4569034

Cassie L. Woodlee 7/27/2007 4:45:46 PM

Congratulations on your fantastic win Carla!! #4569424

Darryl Wilkinson 7/27/2007 8:15:43 PM

YEAAAAA, Carla!! Congratulations on your win!! :) #4570023

Carla Metzler 7/28/2007 3:55:02 AM

Thank you, Nobi, Cass and Darryl. :) #4570668

Ken Smith 7/29/2007 6:34:14 AM

I'm so far behind....must have been going thru 200+ e-mails. LOL Congratulations!! #4574275

Carla Metzler 7/29/2007 3:09:21 PM

LOL. Thanks, Ken. :) #4575550

Karen Bacon 7/30/2007 9:38:02 AM

A big congratulations on this wonderful winner Carla! #4578647

Carla Metzler 7/30/2007 2:45:43 PM

Thank you, Karen. #4579506

Donna Dunbar 8/1/2007 5:13:09 PM

Hi Carla, congrats on your win!!!! Great Image. #4588573

Carla Metzler 8/2/2007 7:24:40 AM

Thank you so much, Donna. :) #4591182

eileen bedford 8/6/2007 8:24:23 AM

Congratualtions on your winner Carla, great job... #4608706

Carla Metzler 8/7/2007 6:50:32 AM

Thank you, Eileen. #4613380

Janine Russell 8/7/2007 10:44:50 PM

Carla, big congratulations on your Second Place Winner! #4616691

Carla Metzler 8/8/2007 9:59:39 AM

Thank you, Janine. #4619447

Bill Knaps 8/13/2008 5:47:01 AM

Yes I am over a year late seeing this shot, but I must comment Carla. This is a great shot. Gives one the feel of actually being there and that is what a great capture is all about. An this is a great one well deserving of a win. Congrats on your win. Bill #6307659

Carla Metzler 8/13/2008 2:34:16 PM

Thank you, Bill. #6309327

Jeffrey D. Estacio 11/30/2008 7:59:02 PM

This is gorgeous. One of my favorites. #6832164

Carla Metzler 12/1/2008 1:52:54 AM

Thank you, Jeffrey! #6832878

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Description


This is the porch of a little country store somewhere in Georgia. I can't find the name of the place right now, sorry.
Out of curiosity I converted to sepia and then applied Orton effect. This is the result.


Uploaded on 6/2/2007 7:40:02 AM


BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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