~Maine Birch~

Dianna Hauf 10/26/2007 12:57:35 PM

Looking forward to seeing THAT picture, lol!
THIS one is BEAUTIFUL Shelly!!! Gorgeous composition and great use of effects!!! #771521

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 10/26/2007 1:17:39 PM

Can't wait to see the picture of your makeup, Shelly!!!! LOL

This is truly beautiful!!!!! Love the white bark of the birch trees!!!!! Such a lovely image!!!!! ♫ k #4986468

Judy V. Kennamer 10/26/2007 1:25:24 PM

Beautiful Shelly!! I love Maine! #4986496

Shelly A. Van Camp 10/26/2007 2:00:45 PM

Dianna, Kitty and Judy: Thanks so much!!! Like I said, IF my makeup turns out...lol Have a great night...and Judy, Maine is beautiful. I miss it so much and especially the ocean! #4986641

John Connolly 10/26/2007 2:30:26 PM

Birch trees are such fantastic subjects to photograph, Shelly! Your effects and color are just fabulous. #4986849

Carla Metzler 10/26/2007 2:40:57 PM

Beautiful, Shelly! I've never been to Maine. #4986925

Sandra R. Alvey 10/26/2007 2:41:29 PM

Awesome image and effects Shelly! #4986928

Tamara K. Walker 10/26/2007 5:18:45 PM

Wonderful work, gorgeous comp and color. #4987743

David Phalen 10/26/2007 5:37:53 PM

A beautiful place beautifully captured! #4987796

Shelly A. Van Camp 10/27/2007 7:15:12 AM

John, Carla, Sandi, Tamara and David: Thanks so much and have a great weekend! #4990319

Nikki McDonald 10/27/2007 8:49:39 AM

These are just about my favorite trees, Shelly, and your effects and composition are lovely. #4990706

Judy A. Lawhon 10/27/2007 11:56:02 AM

Beautiful image, Shelly! Love the buzz effect, too. Hope to see your make-up photo! #4991401

Shelly A. Van Camp 10/27/2007 11:59:06 AM

Nikki and Judy: Thanks ladies so much...they are my favorite trees as well.........I also love the Red Maple. I miss white birch here in Missouri, but I do have one that grows on the base. :) #4991413

Jeana Clark 10/27/2007 12:26:27 PM

This is a FANTASTIC capture Shelly!!!
I love these birch trees!!!
Gorgeous colors and excellent POV!!!

~J~ #4991539

Sam Britt 10/27/2007 12:30:39 PM

Very pretty Autumn image, great effects, Shelly. #4991561

Shelly A. Van Camp 10/27/2007 12:34:37 PM

Thank you Jeana and Sam! #4991580

Shawn Jennings 10/27/2007 5:01:51 PM

Wonderful image and effects, Shelly! #4992342

Lorraine A. Cook 10/27/2007 7:36:06 PM

I LOVE birch trees! I have one in my backyard and I'm worried about it... it appears to be dying...and I don't know why???

A gorgeous fall capture, Shelly!<:))


Shelly A. Van Camp 10/27/2007 8:59:24 PM

Shawn and Lorraine: Thank you so much for the comments. Lorraine, how sad. I would try to ask someone about it..I too love Birch trees. #4992885

Holly Shao 10/28/2007 8:38:17 AM

Very beautiful fall image, Shelly!

Holly #4994563

Shelly A. Van Camp 10/28/2007 9:21:43 AM

Thank you, Holly!! :) #4994752

JO ANN CLEVELAND 10/28/2007 2:53:39 PM

This is sooo pretty Shelly! Love the white trunks and the colors of the leaves.

Hey! Have a fun time and get a picture of you both and post for us!

jo ann c. #4995794

Emile Abbott 10/28/2007 2:55:04 PM

Fantastic in the vertical Shelly and looking forward to seeing the make-up artist. BOO! #4995797

Ken Smith 10/28/2007 3:14:08 PM

Very serene setting, Shelly. You did well on this! #4995861

Shelly A. Van Camp 10/28/2007 5:22:07 PM

Jo Ann, Emile and Ken: Thanks so much for the comments! I really love fall. I wish the colors were alittle better here but hopfully next week! #4996378

Sherry Sturgis 10/29/2007 9:31:21 AM

Shelly, this is Beautiful!!! I love the Buzz! Lovely autumn scene! #4999808

Shelly A. Van Camp 10/29/2007 2:17:28 PM

Thanks so much, Sherry! #5000520

Michael Frazier 10/30/2007 6:43:34 AM

Shelly, what a lovely shot, and I like the
added effects. #5004376

Shelly A. Van Camp 10/30/2007 7:58:25 AM

Thanks Michael! :) #5004666

Susan Fox 11/7/2007 7:16:54 AM

Nicely composed and the buzz adds just the right amount of a dreamy look :-) #5039901

Shelly A. Van Camp 11/9/2007 7:28:40 PM

Thanks so much, Susan! :) #5051799

Kaye Burazin 11/17/2007 7:25:03 AM

next to red barns, my other favorite subject to capture is trees. Love the painterly effect on this image. #5086361

Karen Slagle 11/18/2007 7:50:27 PM

So very much like a beautiful painting, Shelly. #5093370

Shelly A. Van Camp 11/19/2007 11:55:37 AM

Kaye and Karen: Thanks so much!! Sorry I just saw these comments! #5097060

Tammy Scott 11/26/2007 3:55:17 PM

Congratulations on a terrific finalist! #5127760

Carla Metzler 11/26/2007 3:59:08 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Shelly! :) #5127823

Cassie L. Woodlee 11/26/2007 4:34:22 PM

WTG girl, A HUGE CONTRATULATIONS!!!!!!! #5128422

anonymous 11/26/2007 4:35:27 PM

Congratulations Shelly on your finalist! B- #5128437

Anita Hogue 11/26/2007 4:41:28 PM

I surely missed this image!!!! Awesome, Shelly! Congratulations!!!! #5128544

JO ANN CLEVELAND 11/26/2007 4:47:25 PM

WTG girl, Congratulations on the fabulous finalist ! The effects are awesome

jo ann c. #5128629

Shawn Jennings 11/26/2007 4:48:24 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Shelly! #5128646

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas 11/26/2007 4:56:06 PM

Congratulations Shelly!,
Amalia #5128790

Kay E. Mahoney 11/26/2007 4:57:27 PM

Congratulations on your finalist. #5128810

Jeana Clark 11/26/2007 5:03:06 PM


~J~ #5128896

David Phalen 11/26/2007 5:34:37 PM

Congratulations!! Maine birches are always winners. :) #5129428

Nadya Johnson 11/26/2007 5:50:06 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist! #5129652

Judy V. Kennamer 11/26/2007 5:52:45 PM

Congrats Shelly!!! Beautiful!! #5129693

Shelly A. Van Camp 11/26/2007 6:01:14 PM

Thanks everyone! #5129843

Tamara K. Walker 11/26/2007 7:05:33 PM


ALLEN O. HOWARD 11/26/2007 7:11:43 PM

Congratulations again Shelly!!! #5131023

Kristi A. Howson 11/26/2007 7:15:50 PM

Beautiful Shelly. Congratulations on your Finalist and best of luck in the next round! #5131077

Amy JACKSON 11/26/2007 7:30:06 PM

Congratulations, Shelly! #5131290

Terry L. Ellis 11/26/2007 7:30:11 PM

Shelly, congratulations on your beautiful finalist!!! #5131293

Stefania Barbier 11/26/2007 9:29:53 PM

CONGRATS SHELLY!!!! #5132511

Su Sana E. P 11/26/2007 9:47:16 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Shelly!! #5132591

Ken Smith 11/27/2007 3:47:48 AM

Congrats again!! #5133524

Shelly A. Van Camp 11/27/2007 4:52:40 AM

Tamara, Allen, Kristim Amy, Terry, Stefania, SuSana and Ken: Thanks so much for all the comments. Have a wonderful day! #5133915

Cliff & Patti Smith 11/27/2007 6:17:32 AM

Gorgeous! Congratulations Shelly! #5134518

Shelly A. Van Camp 11/27/2007 6:41:24 AM

Thanks Patti! :) #5134746

Emile Abbott 11/27/2007 6:57:45 AM

Congratulations and glad to see this again, Shelly. Beautiful finalist. #5134836

Emile Abbott 11/27/2007 6:57:45 AM

Congratulations and glad to see this again, Shelly. Beautiful finalist. #5134837

Gail Vitikacs 11/27/2007 6:59:58 AM

A BIG Congrats to you Shelly! #5134858

Gary Lange 11/27/2007 7:40:48 AM

Many, Many congrats on this wonderful image, Shelly!! Best of luck! #5135112

Cyn Valentine 11/27/2007 7:42:23 AM

Congratulations Shelly!! #5135118

Shelly A. Van Camp 11/27/2007 9:34:54 AM

Thanks Emile, Gail, Gary and Cyn!! #5135817

Karen Engelbreth 11/27/2007 11:10:39 AM

Congratulations Shelly!


Sam Britt 11/27/2007 1:04:33 PM

Congratulations, Shelly! #5136866

Jennifer Rennison 11/27/2007 2:14:28 PM

Beautiful scene and capture, Shelly! Congratulations on your finalist! #5137296

Sherry Sturgis 11/28/2007 6:36:56 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Shelly!!! #5141900

Linda Blair 11/28/2007 4:01:44 PM

Congratulations!!!! ☺ #5144304

Teresa A. Burnett 11/28/2007 7:50:36 PM

Congratulations on this awesome finalist Shelly! #5145080

Shelly A. Van Camp 12/17/2007 8:12:38 AM

Thanks Everyone! #5218472

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These were taken in Maine at the Lamoine State Park, where I grew up. The image was taken at 1/125, F6, and ISO200. I added alittle buzz and boosted the colors. Have a wonderful day! Going to a Halloween Party....If my makeup turns out ok, maybe I will post a picture. :)

Uploaded on 10/26/2007 12:41:44 PM

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