Under the Canopy

© Amanda Price

Under the Canopy

Casey A. Hanson 8/17/2004 6:51:23 AM

I love the way the sun is peeking
through, this is nice Amanda!
Nice detail :0) #159153

Dan Holm 8/17/2004 7:42:44 AM

Wow! Outstanding macro, Amanda!! The perspective and detail are fantastic! Love the lighting! #716819

Donna J. Taff 8/17/2004 8:05:10 AM

I think it's very pretty, lighting is great, Amanda!!!! #716878

Wendy M. Amdahl 8/17/2004 8:51:59 AM

Really like this macro Amanda...the lighting makes it! I tried to shoot a Mushroom macro and it just looked like an ugly old fungus...go figure! Nice work! #716927

Jennifer Rennison 8/17/2004 10:39:25 AM

Wonderful lighting and detail, great perspective! Very pretty, Amanda! #717210

Theresa Marie Jones 8/17/2004 11:54:58 AM

Amanda, love the above lighting and angle, makes it very interesting. #717385

Heidi S. Hart 8/17/2004 1:22:03 PM

Beautiful shot Amanda! Great lighting and a nice angle on this one! #717562

Amanda Price 8/17/2004 3:20:12 PM

Thank-you all so very much for taking the time to stop and comment!!

I am sad to report that the above mushoom has been decapitated this afternoon along with several of her friends and family. There were thoughts of cremation, but their remains have already been scattered, so there is really no need now.

Donations to fund the Mushroom Family Scholoarship can be made out to...


Isabel L 8/19/2004 4:07:38 PM

WOW!!!!!! Beautiful shot Amanda. lol I think you gave me the link so I would come and comment.
I really like the warm colors and the dreamy feel.
Good job with this! #721638

Amanda Price 8/19/2004 4:09:43 PM

You are right!!! hahaha Actually, I just wanted you to read the obituary, since I wrote it just for you. :) #721642

Debra Booth 9/13/2004 5:02:24 PM

Congratulations, Amanda! What a lovely Finalist!! #774406

Isabel L 9/13/2004 5:32:57 PM

:( Amanda!!!!!!! amanda!!!!!!! I hate you.... you have like 3 finalists!!! :( aww congrats!! I wish you were online one day so I could talk to you! I hope your ok........
Well bye bye congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :)

Jennifer Rennison 9/13/2004 8:05:26 PM

Congratulations, Amanda! #775797

Donna J. Taff 9/13/2004 8:08:30 PM

Congratulation's, Amanda!!!! #775824

Mary K. Robison 9/14/2004 12:44:22 AM

Amanda, this is lovely!! Congratulations! #776744

Janice Forrest 9/14/2004 6:55:58 AM

Very nice. Congrats! #778037

Amanda Price 9/14/2004 11:54:31 AM

Aww, thanks you guys! #779325

LJ Corliss 9/14/2004 1:29:50 PM

Congrats :) #779616

Dan Holm 9/15/2004 1:08:20 AM

Way to go, Amanda!! Many congrats on your First Place win!! #781476

Evy Johansen 9/15/2004 2:18:00 AM

Wow - this is such a beautiful image, Amanda! Many congratulations! So well deserved! #781580

Alejandra Reyes 9/15/2004 4:49:24 AM

Very pretty Amanda!!!
Congratulations!!!!!! #781941

Amanda Price 9/15/2004 5:19:26 AM

Oh thank-you so much! #782028

Robin L. Wehrman 9/15/2004 5:27:14 AM

Congratulations on Your 1st Place Win, Amanda!!! Well deserved!!! #782058

Wong Chek Poh 9/15/2004 6:10:07 AM

Beautiful winner. Very well deserved. Wong. #782181

Janice Forrest 9/15/2004 6:16:08 AM

Well done! Congratulations! #782201

Marie Fields 9/15/2004 7:17:03 AM

Congratulations, Amanda!!! #782429

Susan T. Evans 9/15/2004 8:44:01 AM

Congrats Amanda on your first place win! #782694

bob cornelison 9/15/2004 8:44:08 AM

My honest opinion?...It's a well deserved win! Great shot! Don't worry too much about their strange dissapearance...They went fast and didn't suffer and I have a feeling they will be reincarnated shortly in the neighbors lawn.~:O) #782695

Jennifer Rennison 9/15/2004 8:54:30 AM

Congratulations on your 1st Place Win, Amanda! #782731

Mary K. Robison 9/15/2004 8:58:15 AM

A BIG Congratulations to you, Amanda! This deserves its First Place win! #782748

Wendy M. Amdahl 9/15/2004 9:07:15 AM

I liked this one so much the first time I saw and it is still a beauty. Who knew that shrooms could look so beautiful! Congratulations to you! #782776

June Marie Sobrito 9/15/2004 9:47:56 AM

Congratulations!!! #782871

Amanda Price 9/15/2004 11:02:30 AM

Thank-you all SO much!
Bob, the mushroom indeed lives on through it's offspring which have now managed to escape their mother's nemesis three weeks in a row! ;)

Donna J. Taff 9/15/2004 6:01:56 PM

Congratulation's, Amanda!!!!!! #783835

Amanda Price 9/15/2004 8:09:05 PM

Thank-you Donna! #784069

Amanda E. Radovic 9/16/2004 1:32:06 AM

Gorgeous shot - , Congratulations on your win, well deserved!! #784293

Peggy Wolff 9/16/2004 5:56:35 AM

Well now Amanda, it looks like the judges gave their honest oppinions! LOL Excellent job and congratulations! #784587

Kelly Abernathy 9/16/2004 7:16:59 AM

Congratulations on your first place win Amanda! -K #784813

Amanda Price 9/16/2004 2:12:46 PM

Thank-you, Amanda, Peggy, and K and congrats to you as well! #785743

Dolores Neilson 9/19/2004 5:38:24 PM

This is such a beautiful macro, Amanda!! Congrats on making 1st place!! #792006

Maria Mosolova 9/22/2004 11:11:33 AM

Awesome!!! #798017

Steven Gunnerson 9/23/2004 11:45:55 AM

Congratulations Amanda!!! What a great job. 1st place, yeah!!!!! #800260

Amanda Price 9/25/2004 12:37:08 PM

Thank-you Dolores, Maria, and Steven! Glad to have you back, Steven. :) #804489

Isabel L 9/25/2004 9:16:48 PM

amanda. why havent you entered stuff in the contest??? #805126

Ronald L. Scott 9/28/2004 11:44:25 PM

Great shot! congrats,

How did you do the lighting, to get such great colors??


Amanda Price 9/29/2004 8:35:41 AM

Isabel, I haven't been entering due to being too busy to get out with my camera and shoot.

Thanks, Ronald! I guess it was just good timing because I sure didn't plan it! The mushroom was a yellow-topped one with a peachy underside. All it took was a little light from the top to shine through and voila! #811887

Susana Matos 10/8/2004 10:10:11 PM

Congratulations, very beautiful!
Cheers from Portugal, Su #831117

Amanda Price 10/11/2004 8:13:12 PM

Thanks, Su! I really admire your work! #835779

Adrianna Province 6/18/2005 9:32:42 AM

The detail is beautiful! Congrats on your win! #1486031

Amanda Price 6/18/2005 1:40:00 PM

Thank-you so much, Adrianna! #1486510

Eti Swinford 6/20/2005 3:40:09 AM

Excellent backlighting and a creamy texture. A delight to the eye. Eti #1491159

Stan J. Bendkowski 9/15/2005 10:12:57 PM

Congratulations, Amanda. Fantastic macro and brilliant colours. #1843419

She-She Killough 12/26/2005 4:43:44 PM

Hmmmm....my honest opinion...WOW!!! #2224954

Kenneth Mucke 5/2/2006 5:09:56 PM

A True Masterpiece #2717965

Michael F. Perry 12/4/2006 12:48:42 AM

My dearest Amanda. An old Chinese proverb states that "demanding one to be honest is to ask the day to reveal its stars". There are many opinions as to what this means, but personally I think it means that seeking pure motive is not easily revealed but we can only trust that it is there. Ultimately we need to trust ourselves with our own confidence in the outcome. You are truly gifted Amanda. Judge your own work. Only then will you be a true Master of your craft. I believe what you are really seeking is praise. And it is deserved. This particular photograph reminds me of a solar eclipse in a giant galaxy the way the light arcs at the edge of the mushroom. I think a good photograph is a good metaphor. In that you have succeeded. And thank you for mentioning your faith in God. It made this photograph a testament to His design, not just of the mushroom and the light, but of making us in his Image with the ability to create things as well. In fact, God's Hebrew name Yahweh means "He who creates or causes to Be". Excellent. Hope to see more of your creative work.
Michael Perry #3663570

Bunny Snow 2/13/2010 11:25:09 AM

Your composition, tonality, sharpness and clarity is pure perfection. I love the way it is backlighted. You did an amazing job and the judges apparently agreed!

Congratulations on your win. You've given me inspiration and a goal in which to aim. #8379308

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Taken in partial sunlight around 3PM using macro mode. Cropped in Adobe. Please give me your honest opinion!

Uploaded on 8/17/2004 6:31:33 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner

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