Summer Breeze

© Susan Fox

Summer Breeze

Dr Silly 9/11/2007 12:38:06 PM

Looks like a painting, well done. :O)

Dave Blewett 9/11/2007 12:38:32 PM

Great image! Truly appealing. #4778101

Joy Rector 9/11/2007 12:44:24 PM

beautiful #4778131

Marta J. Baldwin 9/11/2007 12:45:48 PM

This is beautifully captured and presented! Great shot Susan! #4778138

Susie Peek-Swint 9/11/2007 12:47:26 PM

Lovely comp and colours Susan ~ how do you have enough time to get your pose right?? I love your hat! #4778144

Susan Fox 9/11/2007 12:50:30 PM

Thank you Doc, Dave, Joy, Martha and Susie!

Susie I don't always have time so I take a whole bunch in the hopes a few turn out. Often the photo is of me starting to get into place and not quite making it in time :-) LOL those end up being some pretty ugly photos of me. #4778161

Pamela A. MacBean 9/11/2007 1:50:00 PM

Very, very nice.....Does look like a painting..Simple and lovely effect of a summer breeze blowing within summer colors...Great job!!! #4778405

Les Rhoades 9/11/2007 1:55:50 PM

No tan lines....on this wonderful silky smooth photo. The pink scarf really holds this all together. OUTSTANDING! #4778431

Susan Fox 9/11/2007 2:06:26 PM

Thank you Pamela and Les!

LOL no tan lines Les because this was the one and only time I had a bathing suit on this summer. I am not a sun person :-) #4778469

Bob Cournoyer 9/11/2007 2:20:40 PM

Love the colors/comp/pose... :-)

Bob #4778518

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 9/11/2007 2:45:20 PM

Very cool !!! #4778611

Larry Lawhead 9/11/2007 2:59:52 PM

super shot Susie!

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Jeff Robinson 9/11/2007 4:49:29 PM

Outstanding; great comp and use of color! Jeff #4778945

Deborah C. Lewinson 9/11/2007 6:25:39 PM

Strong and very beautiful image, great colors, comp, perspective, and subject! #4779237

Susan Fox 9/11/2007 6:47:21 PM

Thank you Bob, Philippe, Larry, Jeff and Deborah :-) #4779320

Carol Teal 9/11/2007 9:50:25 PM

Great image and SP Susan! I love the pink and green along with the gorgeous blue of the water. I love your hat and effects too! #4779835

Susan Fox 9/12/2007 10:30:38 AM

Thank you Carol :-) #4781880

Pat Gamwell 9/12/2007 11:31:02 AM

Wowzaaa! If I had a figure like yours I'd probably NEVER wear anything but a bathing suit! Gorgeous self portrait series, Susan! They are ALL winners to me! #4782030

Nikki McDonald 9/12/2007 5:54:12 PM

I agree with Les--the lines of the scarf blowing in the wind are all important to the overall composition. They complement the horizontal lines of the sky, ocean, breaking waves, wet sand, etc. without simply repeating them. I also like the position of your hand and your slightly turned head. This figure (you) seems captured just at the moment when she caught sight of something that interests her and in my imagination that movement takes me beyond the image. Beautiful, Susan. #4783157

Susan Fox 9/12/2007 5:58:11 PM

Thank you Pat and Nikki!

LOL Pat! Thanks so much for the complement. I'm very lucky and got my Dad's skinny genes :-)

Nikki you always leave the best comments. Thank you much for such a lovely critique! #4783175

Michelle L. Frick 9/13/2007 2:49:08 PM

Gorgeous Susan - lovely effects! Can I borrow some of your Dad's skinny genes?? Beautiful portrait and scene!! #4787294

Susan Fox 9/13/2007 5:18:19 PM

LOL Michelle :-) Thanks so much for the comments #4787775

Megan p 9/13/2007 7:06:46 PM

Gorgeous and an SP to boot, WOW Susan!! #4788126

cheryl m. phillips 9/14/2007 7:58:14 AM


Lisa J. Boulden 9/14/2007 8:39:29 AM

Simply spectacular, Susan, with fabulous color and composition!
--Lisa #4790445

Susan Fox 9/14/2007 11:19:28 AM

Thank you Megan, Cheryl and Lisa :-) #4791053

Robert Baer 9/15/2007 8:02:21 AM

I have no idea why summer breeze did not get recognized. It is a wonderful composition and beautiful colors. The only thing is that it the choice of the judges and often they do not pick images that we know are wonderful. I see alot of great images that are bypassed. If an image is compositionally good and technically good then the rest is up to individual tastes???? You know it is a great image so that is what you need to hold on to. #4794264

Sheri L. Lefty 9/16/2007 3:51:52 AM

Susan, another gorgeous piece! I love the green and pink together. #4797393

Susan T. Evans 9/16/2007 11:31:21 AM

It's an awesome image Susan, I hope you save this one too. #4798859

Susan Fox 9/16/2007 2:58:18 PM

Thank you Justin, Sheri and Susan!

It just got an EFP so I am happy now :-) #4799546

Toni Riggs 9/17/2007 1:08:44 AM

Beautiful image! #4801096

Melissa Malisia 9/17/2007 6:12:21 AM

Really pretty image! Congrats on your EFP Susan!! #4802434

Cyn Valentine 9/17/2007 6:16:06 AM

Woohoo!! So glad you got an EFP..well deserved!! #4802469

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 9/17/2007 8:36:42 AM

Gongratulation Susan ! (What is a EFP?) #4802998

Susan Fox 9/18/2007 2:04:37 PM

Thank you Toni, Melissa, Cyn, Philippe! #4808404

William C. Raco 9/22/2007 7:11:45 AM

Such beautiful color and composition
Excellent, Susan!

Bill #4826985

Susan Fox 9/24/2007 12:44:51 PM

Thank you Bill :-) #4838675

Susan Fox 9/26/2007 9:25:38 AM

Just love this light, airy, colorful style you have going here. This one should be a winner! #4848855

Susan Fox 9/26/2007 7:02:13 PM

Thank you Debra :-) #4850723

Janine Russell 10/17/2007 12:08:21 AM

Susan, great colors, composition, lighting and effects. #4936980

Susan Fox 10/17/2007 9:50:45 AM

Thank you Janine :-) #4939727

Corinne M. Thompson 10/19/2007 2:46:32 PM

Excellent image Susan! All I can add is...RESUBMIT! :) #4950076

Marcel J. Fernandez 10/24/2007 9:13:26 PM

Congratulations Susan on your selection as a finalist. This one was an automatic selection. #4975127

Joan Powell 10/24/2007 9:17:24 PM

Congrats on this fabulous image !! #4975181

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 10/24/2007 9:20:32 PM

Congratulations Susan!! #4975213

Carol Teal 10/24/2007 9:44:57 PM

Congrats Susan on another beautiful image! I wish my dad had skinny genes to pass to me! :( #4975445

Susan M. Hembree 10/24/2007 9:49:40 PM

Congratulations again, Susan! #4975512

Katarina Mansson 10/25/2007 4:03:10 AM

Why am I not surprised to see this as a finalist?
Congrats Susan! #4976919

Janet McNeil 10/25/2007 4:38:44 AM

No surprise here!! Just lovely - good luck in round 2!! #4977181

Elizabeth J. Bernier 10/25/2007 5:23:07 AM

Outstanding to say the!!!Congrats Susan!!! #4977485

Joerg Schlagheck 10/25/2007 6:32:20 AM

Congratulations, Susan! It's a finalist! I just discovered it and wow! What a beautiful picture! Perfect colors and effects and what a beautiful lady, even from behind!;) #4978142

Melissa Malisia 10/25/2007 6:53:29 AM

Congrats on your Finalist!! #4978413

Megan p 10/25/2007 7:18:32 AM

CONGRATULATIONS Susan, I think we shall see this ONE more time!:):) #4978677

Susan Fox 10/25/2007 7:21:50 AM

Thank you Corinne, Marcel, Joan, Philippe, Carol, Susan, Katarina, Janet, Elizabeth, Joerg, Melissa and Megan

Thanks everyone! #4978698

Bob Cournoyer 10/25/2007 7:35:10 AM

Oh Yeah!! #4978800

Debra R. Harder 10/25/2007 9:28:02 AM

Another BIG CONGRATS, Susan, on another PERFECT work of art! Deb #4979583

Terry L. Ellis 10/25/2007 10:13:17 AM

Congratulations, Susan, on your gorgeous series' finalists! Just had to tell you!!!! Such charm! #4979855

Teresa Norris 10/25/2007 10:44:11 AM

BEAUTIFUL in every way!!! Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Susan! #4980104

Ronald Balthazor 10/25/2007 1:15:55 PM

Sensational use of line and color, Susan. #4980912

Sharon Day 10/25/2007 1:18:51 PM

Ronald said it best! Beautiful image, Susan!!! Congratulations and good luck with this one! #4980923

Susan Fox 10/25/2007 3:52:26 PM

Thank you Bob, Deb, Terry, Teresa, Ronald and Sharon! #4981833

Nikki McDonald 10/25/2007 4:05:26 PM

Another wonderful finalist, Susan. I think you may be competing with yourself--hopefully your wins are in different categories (I have lost track :) ) Couldn't be more pleased for you--this is definitely a favorite image of mine. Good luck in the next round. #4981880

Steven E. Ray 10/25/2007 4:20:41 PM

I liked the subtle effects on this one a great deal. Congratulations on your well deserved finalist Susan! #4981981

Steven E. Ray 10/25/2007 4:40:11 PM

Congrats Susan. I have a very good feeling about this one. Hope to see it again! #4982070

Anna Diederich 10/25/2007 5:28:52 PM

Congratulations on a stunning finalist, Susan! #4982294

Emily E. Bem 10/25/2007 6:28:38 PM


CONGRATS!!!!!!!!!! It's a WINNER! #4982640

Colleen Farrell 10/25/2007 9:49:51 PM

Yay! I'm thrilled to see this one as well as Haunted and Sunlit Summer (I think that's the title, my memory is awful) all get a finalist! Each shows your artistry, each one features a lovely model, and each one is perfectly composed, exposed and lighted! WTG, Susan!! Good luck in the next round! #4983438

Don Chen 10/26/2007 1:13:25 AM

Such a Beautiful Capture! Congratulations on your finalist! #4983881

Susan Fox 10/26/2007 7:51:35 AM

Thank you Nikki, Steven, Deb, Anna, Emily, Colleen and Don :-) #4985419

John Caruso 10/26/2007 2:14:40 PM

Congrats on another gold! #4986706

Emily E. Bem 10/26/2007 2:15:23 PM

I knew it!

CONGRATS again!!!!!!!!! #4986713

Gina Lowthert 10/26/2007 2:25:53 PM

I knew it too.. great shot #4986805

Sharon Day 10/26/2007 2:29:35 PM

WTG Susan!!! Big congratuations on THREE wins!! Gorgeous image but you know how much I love your beach scenes! #4986840

Michelle L. Frick 10/26/2007 2:47:00 PM

Congratulations on another beautiful winning image Susan - you are amazing! #4986974

Cyn Valentine 10/26/2007 2:49:43 PM

Both..that's so awesome!! Congratulations Susan!! #4987001

Carla Metzler 10/26/2007 3:52:38 PM

Congratulations on your wins, Susan! #4987345

Bob Cournoyer 10/26/2007 4:07:13 PM

Must be the hat... :-)
Contratulations again...

Bob #4987421

Deborah C. Lewinson 10/26/2007 4:51:50 PM

Congratulations on all your excellent winners, Susan, it's an outstanding collection!
-Debby #4987633

Debra R. Harder 10/26/2007 5:07:40 PM

ANOTHER FABULOUS GOLD, Susan...and yes, another placed in my favorites! A HUGE CONGRATS! Deb #4987704

Datha Y. Thompson 10/26/2007 7:04:34 PM

WOW!!! WTG Susan!!! 3x's GOLD!!! You so deserve it my friend!!! :0) #4988187

Colleen Farrell 10/26/2007 7:04:50 PM

Congratulations, Susan! It looks like all my favorites of yours won this month. WTG! #4988189

Susan Fox 10/26/2007 7:12:26 PM

Thank you all so much!!! I really applicate the congrats :-) #4988244

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 10/26/2007 7:55:51 PM

Breezy and beautiful. Again, a huge congratulations Susan!!! #4988422

Anna Diederich 10/26/2007 8:09:28 PM

WOW! Another big congrats, Susan! What a great month for you! It is all so well deserved!! #4988466

Les Rhoades 10/27/2007 3:10:49 AM

Congratulations on your GOLD medal win!
....and you din't even have to clone off the green top to win LOL #4989252

Wally Orlowsky 10/27/2007 5:40:50 AM

Congratulations on this well-composed winner, Susan! #4989686

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 10/27/2007 8:46:12 AM

HAT-TRICK!!! Big, big, big congratulations Susan! #4990697

Susan Fox 10/27/2007 4:49:37 PM

Thank you Donna, Anna, Les, Wally and Philippe! #4992307

Susan T. Evans 10/27/2007 10:03:31 PM

Congrats again Susan, WTG!!!! Not surprised with this one either!!! #4993032

Mary Dimitriw 10/28/2007 4:38:31 AM

Congratulations on your winner Susan, another stunning portrait!! #4993649

Christopher Budny 10/28/2007 8:17:00 AM

Your beach trip really paid off! Congratulations on your THREE GOLD MEDALS this month, Susan! #4994463

Chastity Abbott 10/28/2007 8:48:34 AM

This image just has so much appeal....I love it!!!! HUGE congrats! #4994634

Susan Fox 10/28/2007 9:36:21 AM

Thank you Susan, Mary, Chris and Chastity :-) #4994800

Sylvia Rossler 10/28/2007 10:14:31 AM

Big Big congrats again Susan :o) #4994931

Teri Soares 10/28/2007 12:58:55 PM

Susan, congratulations on your winning photo! I really love the whole series of beach images. The concept and execution was done flawlessly. Again, I am in awe... #4995394

Susan Fox 10/28/2007 1:31:12 PM

Thank you Sylvia and Teri :-) #4995502

Susan Fox 10/28/2007 1:54:42 PM

Yes!!! Both beautiful winners!! Congratulations again. #4995579

Lynn Haack 10/28/2007 3:26:01 PM

I love the flowing feeling of this image...the lighting, colors and effects are excellent! Very artful comp....Congrats on this beautiful WINNER! Lynn #4995909

Susan Fox 10/28/2007 6:51:50 PM

Thank you Deborah and Lynn :-) #4996679

Pat Gamwell 10/29/2007 10:37:40 AM

WTG, Susan! BIG CONGRATS on this beauty! #5000009

Toni Riggs 10/30/2007 2:27:25 AM

Congrats! :) #5003152

Susan Heath 10/30/2007 11:34:18 AM

Oh, so lovely! Congrats! #5005517

Dr Silly 10/30/2007 1:31:29 PM

You best keep this lady. Congratulations on your Gold again. LOL :O)

Carol Teal 11/1/2007 9:37:06 PM

Congrats on your win Susan!! #5016944

Tony Scheuhammer 11/2/2007 10:34:40 AM

Very nice work!

Tony #5019614

Susan Fox 11/2/2007 5:31:27 PM

Thank you Pat, Toni, Susan, Doc, Carol and Tony :-) #5020778

Corinne M. Thompson 11/3/2007 5:33:22 AM

Glad to see you resubmitted this and that it WON! Congratulations! #5022372

Tracy S. 11/9/2007 5:10:57 PM

Hi! I'm brand new to this board and photography but just love this photo..i have the same camera as you so I hope to learn to do what you did in this's absolutely stunning! it looks like a painting!

Wendy S. Mogul 11/9/2007 8:13:43 PM

Wow I love this its so beautiful!!!
Well done! #5051939

Dr. Harmeet Singh 2/25/2008 7:40:47 AM

Wow..Just goes into my Favs.... #5548981

Susan Fox 2/25/2008 11:05:01 AM

Thank you Corinne, Tracy, Wendy and Harmeet! #5549726

Laura E. Swan 2/26/2008 1:16:59 PM

So beautiful. Almost surreal. I love the mix of new and old ideas.

There's something 1920's, New England Coastline about it. I can almost smell the lobster stand and hot dogs in the breeze.

Very special capture. -Laura Swan #5556007

Renata Gusciora 6/10/2008 1:39:33 AM

This one is absolutely incredible!Congratulations!!!You have a beautiful gallery,Susan! #6041299

Joyce A. Carnevale 7/15/2008 3:37:40 PM

I love the Colors! #6183884

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