Van Gogh's Brush

© Connie J. Bagot

Van Gogh's Brush

Timothy J. Vozobule 7/26/2007 2:59:43 PM

Great pic #699746

Peter R. Hammer 7/26/2007 3:22:05 PM

Great work Connie and a good explanation. A crop from the right to bring the brush into the corner might be beneficial. #4564369

Kay E. Mahoney 7/26/2007 5:24:58 PM

Fantastic work, Connie. Neat idea of how you did it. #4564868

Michelle L. Frick 7/26/2007 7:06:10 PM

OMG - this is FABULOUS!!!! What amazing detail Connie! I bet we see this one again! #4565286

Kathy L. Clark 7/27/2007 6:05:19 AM

Wow Connie this is really aweseome. Perfect color and clarity and the drop a work of art all by itself. Well done. #4567121

Jennifer L. Taranto 7/27/2007 7:38:32 AM

~W*O*W~ ... FANTASTIC! #4567654

Connie J. Bagot 7/27/2007 7:54:01 AM

Thanks Timothy, Peter, Kay, Michelle, Kathy, and Jennifer. #4567736

Kirsten (Kiki) Kjaer 7/28/2007 12:32:54 PM

Fantastic image, Connie. Amazing clarity and details. #4571898

Connie J. Bagot 7/29/2007 8:56:20 AM

Thanks Kirsten. #4574578

Kristi A. Howson 7/29/2007 8:33:35 PM

This one really has the WOW factor Connie. All your efforts really paid off with this stunning image. If I tried something like that I hate to think of the disasters I would have. *LOL*. #4576359

Connie J. Bagot 7/30/2007 6:41:24 AM

Thanks Kristi. I guess the description sounds like it was easy but I promise you that I had several hours of "disasters" before I got this photo! #4577971

April Riggs 7/31/2007 4:10:13 PM

This one is fantatic- lots of creativity! #4584279

Connie J. Bagot 7/31/2007 7:58:23 PM

Thanks April. #4585127

Rahul Sharma 8/25/2007 6:47:46 AM

Beautiful Macro Connie.... very creative and crisp.....
Well done.. #4695709

Connie J. Bagot 8/25/2007 7:07:10 PM

Thanks Rahul. #4697719

Evy Johansen 10/19/2007 12:30:23 AM

Wow.. Awesome image!! Big congratulations on your POTD, Connie!! #4947239

Toni Riggs 10/19/2007 12:31:52 AM

Wow Connie! You have a very creative mind to come up with this idea! Great work and congrats on your POTD! #4947243

Denise Denomy 10/19/2007 12:33:00 AM

INCREDIBLE work! I love it! CONGRATS!!! #4947248

Helen N. McHugh 10/19/2007 12:48:18 AM

So creative, Connie! Congratulations on your POTD! #4947273

Cindy Bendush 10/19/2007 1:17:07 AM

Congrats on your POTD Connie! Have always admired this image -- terrific work and very creative! #4947292

Bill Houghton 10/19/2007 2:01:10 AM

Beautiful work Connie. Congratulations on your POTD. Bill

My Personal Photo Gallery:

Bill Houghton Photography #4947330

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 10/19/2007 2:36:25 AM

Great idea Connie, congratulations on your creative potd!! #4947373

Joy Rector 10/19/2007 2:40:38 AM

congrats on the POTD #4947380

Nikki McDonald 10/19/2007 3:21:11 AM

Congratulations on this well-deserved POTD, Connie. I love both the concept and the execution here. Great title to go with your twist on the reflection in a drop. #4947478

Lisa J. Boulden 10/19/2007 3:39:16 AM

Huge congrats on this well deserved POTD!
--Lisa #4947551

Nan Fischer 10/19/2007 3:42:26 AM

Wow! Thanks for sharing your process on this excellent and well-deserved POTD! Beautiful image! #4947563

Jennifer A. Lambert 10/19/2007 3:47:37 AM

WOW.....I love HOW you did that. I Love REAL pics where people THINK and CREATE....and not solely depend on photoshop !! GREAT SHOT !! CONGRATS on POTD and I agree we will see this again..its a winner
Blessings, Jenny #4947578

Josselyne Klecanda 10/19/2007 3:52:37 AM

That's amazing, I like it. Beautiful.Congratulation for a job well done. #4947598

William C. Raco 10/19/2007 3:55:22 AM

This is superb, Connie!
Congratulations on the POTD
Beautiful ;)

Bill #4947608

Laura Clay-Ballard 10/19/2007 4:10:41 AM

wow! congrats! #4947664

Jessica Jenney 10/19/2007 4:44:50 AM

Congratulations, Connie on your amazing POTD! #4947728

Rick Clark 10/19/2007 4:46:24 AM

Wonderfully captured image and congratulations on POTD! Thanks for including the description of how you made it. #4947731

Kathy L. Clark 10/19/2007 5:08:10 AM

Connie congratulations on your beautiful POTD. It's lovely. #4947814

Debra Booth 10/19/2007 5:13:41 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful POTD, Connie! #4947839

Jeana Clark 10/19/2007 5:15:55 AM


Yippee for you Connie!!
Congratulations on your POTD!!

~Jeana~ #4947848

Sheila Faryna 10/19/2007 5:16:01 AM

Connie, congrats on POTD. What a lovely and unique image!!! #4947850

Deon 10/19/2007 5:36:33 AM

Incredible work Connie. Awesome, and congratulations on your POTD. #4947921

Jim Britt 10/19/2007 5:39:18 AM

Great job. Congrats on your POTD. Fantastic shot. #4947933

David Collins 10/19/2007 5:56:38 AM

Nicely done Connie. Perfect composition and focus. Congratulations on your POTD also! #4948019

Cheryl Meisel 10/19/2007 6:00:03 AM

This is just so AWESOME! What great work and what a wonderful idea. Love this, soooooooo COOL!
BIG CONGRATS on your win with this super shot!
Cheryl #4948055

Dr Silly 10/19/2007 6:24:49 AM

Congratulation on your wonderful POTD. :O)
#4948212

Rolando Rosito 10/19/2007 6:53:00 AM

Congratulations on your photo of the day Connie, really well done. #4948309

d k. k 10/19/2007 6:58:50 AM

Awesome image, Connie! And great creativity with the set-up. Thanks for the great explanation....its a big help for some of "newbies!" #4948329

Sue L. Cullumber 10/19/2007 7:11:13 AM

Connie - fantastic shot! Love the colors and clarity! Congrats! #4948378

randy dannheim 10/19/2007 8:05:21 AM

Makes one believe in magic, Fantastic capture Connie. #4948639

James E. Coleman 10/19/2007 8:17:32 AM

Very very creative!
(let's see now, I have to grow a flower in a box........):)


Jim
#4948685

Donna J. Bicknell 10/19/2007 8:18:22 AM

Very creative shot and method to complete the shot! Wonderful color, clarity, and composition! I don't comment on POTD very often, but this one was so great I had to comment! :) Congrats on the EP and POTD! Well deserved! #4948691

Robert Baer 10/19/2007 8:18:51 AM

connie
thank you so much for sharing your technique with us. Your image is so creative and impactive. Really great!!! #4948694

Shirley Pearce 10/19/2007 8:49:14 AM

Connie, as a photographer and a painter I really LOVE your photo!!! Very inventive!! Can't wait to share this with all my painterly buddies. Congratulations on your POTD. WELL DESERVED!!! #4948792

Liz Mackney 10/19/2007 9:00:23 AM

Fantastic! Sure wish I had thought of that! Well done! #4948855

Katherine Kuhn 10/19/2007 9:04:47 AM

Huge Congrats, Connie!! Couldn't believe when this familiar "logo" photo popped up so huge on my screen this morning!!! Wonderful & fantstic detail! #4948867

Colleen Farrell 10/19/2007 9:44:34 AM

This is such a terrific image, Connie--your hard work really paid off with a winner. Thanks a lot for explaining how you did it (and mentioning that it took several hours!). Not sure I would have had the patience, but your image gives me inspiration! BIG Congrats on your POTD!! #4949067

Rhod Charles 10/19/2007 12:15:21 PM

Completely blown away by this picture. Just a big WOW, holy cow, and any other superlative you can come up with! Just beautiful! #4949558

Patricia Ronan 10/19/2007 2:43:17 PM

Beautiful and creative, congrats on your POTD:) #4950064

Kathleen K. Parker 10/19/2007 3:11:33 PM

How totally cool!! Congrats on your awards, Connie.
kk #4950160

Nancy Donnell 10/19/2007 3:56:24 PM

Connie, congratulations to you! I love this, and the rest of your website. You are so creative!! Thanks so much for all your comments that you make about what went into making the images. This photo is so much fun!! #4950328

Mary Timman 10/19/2007 4:16:43 PM

Wow Connie, this is spectacular. What a grand job you did making this. Congratulations! #4950424

Chris Ebben 10/19/2007 7:07:26 PM

Congratulations on all aspects of this image, EP, POTD, Macro work, title, creativity.. you've done well=^..^= #4950992

Lindley Johnson 10/19/2007 7:08:49 PM

Connie, this is so creative! Thanks for including the description of your technique, I would not have been able to imagine how it was done. Congratulations on your POTD! #4950998

Mary K. Robison 10/20/2007 12:47:51 AM

This photo really grabs your attention and won't let go. Beautiful work, with a superb result, Connie!
Belated Congratulations on your very well-deserved POTD! #4951647

Jeff W. Robinson 10/21/2007 5:20:03 PM

Congrats Connie on your Outstanding POTD! Jeff #4958314

RC Fritz 10/23/2007 9:10:36 PM

Awesome! Congratulations! #4969623

Stefania Barbier 11/13/2007 10:27:22 PM

congrats on your Photo of the Day Conni!!! (I know, I noticed a bit too late...!) #5070950

Firas A. Abussaud 12/2/2007 3:22:23 AM

amazing compostion...i really like it :) #5158534

Amber Blewett 8/29/2008 8:17:45 AM

extreme!wow...you pulled this off perfectly.Very well done! #6384915

Dawn M. Schneider 10/6/2008 12:04:20 PM

I know everyone has said it already but this is an amazing creation and I love how you created it. such patience and what wonderful clarity you achieved doing this!! #6561004

Robert Baer 1/13/2009 5:02:33 AM

connie
have you thought about resubmitting this image. You definitely have a winner here. #7023460

JO ANN CLEVELAND 4/10/2009 8:02:00 AM

Girl! I am impressed...your description of how you did this sounds "easy" but somehow I am not it would be...:-)

You surely did a fantastic piece here, it should be a winner in my opinion, submit it again!

jo ann c. #7391356

Dayna Cain 8/16/2012 2:30:17 AM

This is just an amazing image Connie. Perfect in every way possible. Creative, unique and skillfully taken. Submit it again! #10277864

Connie J. Bagot 8/16/2012 6:26:40 AM

Thanks everyone. I guess I could try reprocessing and give it another shot.... #10278233

Debra R. Harder 12/2/2012 7:41:03 AM

I love looking through your amazing gallery, Connie! You are so creative. This is truly brilliant...love the reflection in the drop. Superb in every way! #10446497

Connie J. Bagot 12/3/2012 7:36:50 AM

Thanks Debra. #10448461

JO ANN CLEVELAND 3/15/2013 10:15:22 AM

You are sooo special! Everything you do is done to perfection!

Congratulations on your win Connie! I love it..

jo ann c. #10610782


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Description

f/9.5, 1/60th sec, iso 100, 180mm macro lens.

I cut a cardboard box so that it was open on top and on one end. Then I placed a photo that I had taken and printed of a sunflower at the far end of the box. Suspended the brush from the edge of the box about a third of the way into the box. Applied liquid to the brush and photographed the drop just before it dropped.

Uploaded on 7/26/2007 2:23:10 PM

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