Frosty in a Drop!

© Ronald F. Fischer

Frosty in a Drop!

Deb Koskovich 12/9/2007 5:44:28 AM

Wow! I love this! You did a super job on this, Ronald -- good thing the weather sucked yesterday! #804539

Mike Umbreit 12/9/2007 5:48:32 AM

Ronald - Great capture! This is such a neat winter shot and yet you didn't have to brave the elements. Bravo! - Mike #5186454

Inge Linden 12/9/2007 6:31:16 AM

Great work and capture! #5186597

Claudia Kuhn 12/9/2007 8:53:53 AM

Awesome capture Ronald! Terrific winter macro. #5187093

Tiia Vissak 12/9/2007 10:14:44 AM

A great seasonal image! #5187302

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 12/9/2007 12:33:50 PM

WOW!!!! I'm speechless, Ron!!!!! ♫ k #5187742

Roxanne M. Bubar 12/9/2007 12:50:48 PM

Ronald and I thought it was cold here this morning @10 below.
This is so creative and awesome. WOW #5187831

Emile Abbott 12/9/2007 3:43:48 PM

Last time I was that cold I was on the Hudson Bay photographing PB's. Ron I noticed the the Frosty was upside down in the BG is that to enable an upright image in the drop. Awesome and you are the master at this Ronald. Drop me some hints via email. #5188519

Joan Kocak 12/9/2007 4:15:24 PM

winner. #5188691

Bill Wyatt 12/9/2007 4:51:27 PM

This is more that awesome it is kick butt!! #5188798

Ken Smith 12/9/2007 4:56:28 PM

I think this is your best water drop of all time!! #5188818

Kaye Burazin 12/9/2007 5:09:17 PM

So very well captured Ronald. Way cool!!!! #5188876

Crystal L. Craig 12/9/2007 5:27:46 PM

Wow Ronald! This is absolutely incredibly fantastic! I mean Spectacular :) I sense a winner! Great clarity, fabulous composition, wonderful creativity, perfect exposure ... wow. #5188936

Alison Krylowski 12/9/2007 6:01:37 PM

What a fantastic capture, Ronald!! I just love it. #5189017

Nadine A. Lewis 12/9/2007 6:10:31 PM

Oh my goodness, Ronald!!!! This image is FANTASTIC!!! A WINNER for sure!!!! <>< #5189038

Rosemary Buffoni 12/10/2007 10:55:36 AM

Incredible work!
Ro #5191930

Kristi A. Howson 12/15/2007 10:07:06 AM

Super shot with the detail and background Ron! #5210364

Terry L. Ellis 12/19/2007 10:14:26 AM

Terrific drop series again, Ronald! This is my favorite! #5227568

Flavio Carnevale 1/2/2008 1:49:48 PM

Great image and gallery, Ronad. Thanks for sharing #5282922

Corinne M. Thompson 1/12/2008 4:37:05 PM

Awesome capture Ronald! #5330721

Alison Krylowski 1/25/2008 10:18:01 AM

Ronald, congratulations on your fantastic finalist! #5392656

Susie Peek-Swint 1/25/2008 10:45:06 AM

Many congrats on this fabulous finalist Ronald! #5392912

Karen Engelbreth 1/25/2008 11:01:43 AM

Congratulations, Ronald! #5393114

Dr Silly 1/25/2008 11:03:40 AM

Great capture, great finalist. Congatulations. :O)
#5393138

Gail Vitikacs 1/25/2008 11:45:46 AM

Terrific! Congratulations!!! #5393637

Jennifer L. Alder 1/25/2008 11:48:25 AM

AMAZING finalist, Ron!!! Huge congrats :) #5393672

Nadya Johnson 1/25/2008 11:49:50 AM

Congratulations Ron, on your amazing finalist!! #5393688

Sylvia Rossler 1/25/2008 1:09:05 PM

Big Big congrats on this amazing winner Ron :o) #5394353

Kay E. Mahoney 1/25/2008 1:24:56 PM

Congratulations on your second place winner, Ronald. #5394512

Ken Smith 1/25/2008 2:15:46 PM

There was no way one of your droplet shots wasn't going to bring home the gold. Congrats, Ron! #5394837

Laurie Daily 1/25/2008 2:22:57 PM

An incredible winner, Ronald...congratulations! #5394887

Cindy Bendush 1/25/2008 3:25:14 PM

FANTASTIC capture and winner Ron! Congratulations!!! #5395313

Judyann Plante 1/25/2008 4:14:30 PM

Wow, Ron!!! Just incredible! Congratulations on rhis much deserved win!

Judyann <>< #5395603

Elida Gutierrez 1/25/2008 4:38:11 PM

Especialy for the winners
http://www.betterphoto.com/gallery/big.asp?photoID=5538549&catID=&style=&rowNumber=1&memberID=258086 #5395776

Jill Odice 1/25/2008 4:50:22 PM

Fantastic detail~!!! BIG CONGRATS!!!! #5395852

Cheryl E. Molennor 1/25/2008 5:03:33 PM

Excellent! #5395949

Renee Doyle 1/25/2008 5:10:21 PM

Fantastic WINNER!!! Congrats Ron!!! #5395994

Paul D. 1/25/2008 5:32:48 PM

Ron, you caught this one perfectly!!! Congratulations! #5396158

Sam Britt 1/25/2008 5:34:42 PM

Congratulations, terrific winner, Ronald. #5396169

Su Sana E. P 1/25/2008 5:43:23 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful Winner, Ronald!! #5396224

Mike Umbreit 1/25/2008 5:53:17 PM

Ronald - Congratulations!! - Mike #5396275

David Phalen 1/25/2008 6:01:35 PM

BIG Congrats on a well deserved Winner!! #5396320

Crystal L. Craig 1/25/2008 6:04:55 PM

Wahoo Ronald! Congratulations on this well deserved finalist! #5396334

Sherran Andersen 1/25/2008 6:14:08 PM

Very creative... I really like the details. Congrats on your win. Sherran #5396367

Terry L. Ellis 1/25/2008 6:26:40 PM

I guess I'm good at spotting a winner!!! Congratulations, Ronald, on your awesome finalist and Second Place win! #5396425

Claudia Kuhn 1/25/2008 6:47:58 PM

Glad to see one of these with a gold medal Ronald! Congratulations! #5396529

Evy Johansen 1/25/2008 7:18:46 PM

Big congratulations on your win with this fantastic image, Ronald! #5396764

Lorri Shank 1/25/2008 7:48:28 PM

Congrats, Ron! Another great image with stunning detail in that drop!! #5396922

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 1/25/2008 11:52:12 PM

Very cool and creative Ronald, an excellent winning image!!! Congratulations!! #5397516

Mary K. Robison 1/26/2008 4:41:58 AM

Superb reflection macro, Ronald!
Congratulations on your TOTALLY deserved win! #5398024

Deb Koskovich 1/26/2008 5:09:11 AM

Big congrats on this amazing winner, Ron! #5398148

Jeff W. Robinson 1/26/2008 5:43:27 AM

Congrats Ronald on this Excellent Win!! Jeff #5398336

RC Fritz 1/26/2008 6:51:50 AM

Great eye, Ronald! Congratulations on your WIN! #5398846

Kristi A. Howson 1/26/2008 10:27:11 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful Winner! What a capture with the snowman in the drop Ron!!! #5399908

eileen bedford 1/26/2008 10:48:16 AM

Congratulations Ronald, super job... #5400007

Linda Blair 1/26/2008 12:23:17 PM

Fabulous creation...congratulations!!! ☺ #5400336

Tamera Phillips 1/26/2008 8:43:45 PM

Congratulations Ron! #5401990

Patrick Rouzes 1/27/2008 7:33:59 AM

WOWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!CONGRATULATIONS,RON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #5402916

Cassie L. Woodlee 1/27/2008 8:18:20 AM

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! Ronald #5403170

Cyn D Valentine 1/27/2008 8:19:00 AM

Congratulations Ron!! #5403173

Emile Abbott 1/27/2008 2:29:44 PM

If I had not seen this in the winners column I would have wondered who the judges were. Well deserved winner, Ronald. #5404466

Darryl Wilkinson 1/30/2008 4:39:56 PM

Ron, you are the Drip King!! LOL Congratulaions on your win!!
Peace :) #5420264

Lisa J. Boulden 2/3/2008 7:03:29 AM

Oh, Ron!
I LOVE this!!!!!
Cute and creative!
Skillfully done!
Perfectly titled, too!
Certainly deserving of a WIN!
Congratulations!!!
~Lisa #5436539

Lois Pierpont 2/5/2008 9:11:16 AM

this is beautiful,
I LOVE IT. #5447867

Dominick M. Dimacale 2/11/2008 9:00:23 PM

Congratulations Ronald on your Win!!!


Dominick #5481523

Rosemary Sampson 2/17/2008 6:45:21 AM

So well done, Ronald. Congratulations on your win. #5506172

Linda D. Lester 2/19/2008 6:29:50 AM

I just saw this on home page! I don't know how I missed it. Awesome job!!!
#5515588

Laura E. Swan 1/24/2010 12:49:16 AM

This just scrolled by the winners circle area of BP!

This is SO impressive!

What a great idea and job. Perfect focus and lighting! Just wonderful Ronald!

HUGE CONGRATS to you A BIT LATE!!!

-Laura Swan #8325194


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Description


It was extremely cold in Grand Forks yesterday (25 degrees below zero), so I stayed in the house playing with my macro lens. Here is one of the images I captured of Frosty the Snowman in a drop of water!

Sigma 50mm f/2.8 EX DG macro lens; 1/200; ISO 400; f/9; slightly cropped at the bottom; Canon 580EX Speedlite flash.


Exif: F Number: 9, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: fired, compulsory flash mode, red-eye reduction mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 50.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT

Uploaded on 12/9/2007 5:31:03 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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