Charlene Bayerle level-deluxe 9/24/2004 3:13:22 AM

A hay fence!!!!! Awesome shot Bill!!!!! #172040

Alan L. Borror 9/24/2004 3:19:38 AM

A super photo, Bill! Like everything about this. Great capture. #801352

Kelly Abernathy 9/24/2004 3:19:47 AM

Lucky farmer! Another beauty of a shot Bill - love the perspective of the hay, the color is outstanding, wonderful detail. Well composed! Beautiful -K #801353

Colleen Braun 9/24/2004 3:32:42 AM

this is great seeing this thru your eyes... #801377

Jill A. Johnson 9/24/2004 3:35:23 AM

wonderful work Bill!!! :) #801384

Cathy Gregor 9/24/2004 3:39:19 AM

Very nice composition Bill. The bales of hay lead you right through the image.
-cathy #801392

S J 9/24/2004 3:42:16 AM

Very nice image, Bill! Beautiful subject and composition! #801398

Joy Brown 9/24/2004 3:51:54 AM

An outstanding image, Bill! #801424

Wally Orlowsky 9/24/2004 3:53:31 AM

Terrific textures and perspective, Bill. Guess he created a hay levee ;) #801431

Colette M. Metcalf 9/24/2004 4:10:22 AM

Terrific image, Bill!! Wonderful colors and textures!! #801490

Gianna Stadelmyer 9/24/2004 4:14:23 AM

Great shot, Bill! I love the way the bales of hay lead me right into the photo. Beautiful, bold colors in the saturated vegetation, great sky reflection in all that water and a hint of the dry land on the right. Nicely done:-) #801503

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe 9/24/2004 4:19:58 AM

Super job, Bill! It's a beauty! #801526

Rob Friedman level-deluxe 9/24/2004 4:47:14 AM

This is fabulous! All the textures, lines, colors...very well done! #801610

Cathy T. Vettes level-deluxe 9/24/2004 5:03:49 AM

MOst excellent Bill !! I love this..The curves and lines are awesome.. Great shot by you !!! #801650

Diane Addonizio level-deluxe 9/24/2004 5:22:16 AM

Wonderful perspective, Bill! #801690

Murry Grigsby 9/24/2004 5:36:36 AM

Hay -- nice shot Bill! Great depth and clarity!! #801707

Darren K. Fisher level-deluxe 9/24/2004 6:23:00 AM

Great perspective here Bill, and colors. They look like velvia colors. You done a great job with detail here as well from front to back. Great job. #801812

Kathryn (Love) Scheet 9/24/2004 6:32:06 AM

very cool Bill - great texture - #801837

Kathleen R. Struckle 9/24/2004 6:32:30 AM

Nice capture Bill! Great depth,clarity,ans color combination!! #801839

Shirley L. Carpenter 9/24/2004 6:41:43 AM

Excellent image and composition Bill!! Love it!! #801872

Mellanie 9/24/2004 6:45:16 AM

Great capture, Bill! I love the perspecitive and comp on this! That's one lucky farmer! #801879

Deborah C. Lewinson level-deluxe 9/24/2004 6:46:49 AM

Wonderful image, Bill, great textures and contrasts, succeeds as a story telling composition due to your excellent DOF! #801885

Michael Allen level-deluxe 9/24/2004 6:52:45 AM

That's a lot of hay, Bill.

Every time I visit PA, my mother-in-law tells me its illegal to bale hay this way because the cows can't get a square meal. hehe ...

Nice hay fence line. .. mike ;-}

Marcie A. Fowler level-deluxe 9/24/2004 7:26:47 AM

Great caputre and presentation Bill!! These hay bales sure are a familiar sight around here!! And boy can the horses go through them quick (LOL)!! #801971

Dale Gast level-deluxe 9/24/2004 7:58:30 AM

What a GREAT image, Bill!!! You composed this so well!!! #802054

Dan Holm level-deluxe 9/24/2004 8:06:36 AM

Teriffic shot, Bill! Wonderfully seen and captured! Love your perspective on this! Outstanding! #802075

Cindy Paquette 9/24/2004 10:42:41 AM

AWESOME composition Bill! This is a feast for the eye! #802376

Donna J. Taff 9/24/2004 10:58:38 AM

Great image, Bill!!!! #802425

Michael Wehrman level-deluxe 9/24/2004 11:07:21 AM

Great shot William #802451

Robin L. Wehrman level-deluxe 9/24/2004 11:43:12 AM

This is outstanding, Bill!! Super textures and color. Very well done!!! #802561

Stacey A. Bates 9/24/2004 2:49:48 PM

Great perspective, textures, and color!!
Stacey #802876

William C. Raco level-deluxe 9/24/2004 3:03:10 PM

Thanks, folks.
You guys and gals are wonderful!
Have a nice Friday evening,

bill #802903

Karen Engelbreth level-deluxe 9/24/2004 3:12:46 PM

Great shot, bill - fantastic colors! #802920

Jennifer Rennison 9/24/2004 6:38:29 PM

Beautiful colors, wonderful how the hay lead you into the image, excellent image, Bill! #803220

Susan T. Evans 9/24/2004 7:59:47 PM

Terrific job Bill!!! great leading line and clarity! #803320

Mary K. Robison 9/28/2004 5:38:14 PM

Glad to hear a positive story about the flood area, Bill.
The composition and perspective on this are so appealing, and the contrast of bright blue and golden brown is terrific. #810716

William C. Raco level-deluxe 9/29/2004 4:14:59 PM

Thank you very much!!

bill #812617

Wally Orlowsky 10/15/2004 3:51:49 PM

Congratulations and good luck on this finalist! #843824

Colleen Braun 10/15/2004 3:55:58 PM

congratulations #843848

Dan Holm level-deluxe 10/15/2004 4:18:35 PM

Congratulations yet again, Bill!! #843990

Jill A. Johnson 10/15/2004 4:22:30 PM

Congratulations Bill!!! :) #844017

Susan T. Parady 10/15/2004 4:38:04 PM

Congratulations, Bill. This is outstanding!! #844141

Rob Friedman 10/15/2004 5:27:24 PM

Congrats--I love this! #844590

Judith G. Secco 10/15/2004 5:46:19 PM

Nice job, Bill. Congratulations. #844802

Stanley J. Contrades 10/15/2004 5:46:50 PM

Unusual fence here, bill!! Nevertheless CONGRATULATIONS and best wishes in the next stage!!
Stan #844807

Leonard Pierce 10/15/2004 5:51:57 PM

Congratulations Bill! #844846

Deborah C. Lewinson level-deluxe 10/15/2004 6:20:32 PM

Great month, Bill, Congrats again!!! #845103

Sharon Day level-deluxe 10/15/2004 6:29:16 PM

Congratulations, Bill!!! #845175

Donna J. Taff level-deluxe 10/15/2004 7:00:20 PM

Congratulation's, Bill!!!!! #845379

Murry Grigsby 10/15/2004 7:12:39 PM

Congrats Bill! #845471

Wendy M. Amdahl level-deluxe 10/15/2004 7:19:37 PM

A big congrats to you Bill! #845520

Carol Brill 10/15/2004 7:52:16 PM

Bill, congratulations again and best of luck in the finals! #845793

Debra Booth 10/15/2004 7:53:08 PM

Beautiful, Bill!! Congratulations! #845800

Darren K. Fisher level-deluxe 10/15/2004 8:57:57 PM

Congratulations on your finalist Bill, and the best of luck next round. #846153

Jennifer Rennison 10/15/2004 10:14:01 PM

Congratulations, Bill! #846426

Patricia A. Kuniega 10/16/2004 12:32:22 AM

A splendid composition and color, Bill! You managed to make a piece of the flood look beautiful! Congrats! #846698

Karen Engelbreth 10/16/2004 1:17:39 AM

Congratulations, bill! #846743

S J 10/16/2004 3:10:28 AM

Congrats again, Bill! Wonderful image! #846984

William C. Raco level-deluxe 10/16/2004 3:54:24 AM

Thank you all so much.
Have a great weekend!

bill #847113

Marie Fields level-deluxe 10/16/2004 6:54:42 AM

Congratulations, Bill! This is AWESOME! #847673

Lucia De Giovanni 10/16/2004 8:02:53 AM

Congratulations Bill and good luck, my friend! #848021

Carolina K. Smith level-deluxe 10/16/2004 9:11:23 AM

Congrats again :) #848376

Kathleen Clemons 10/16/2004 12:31:19 PM

Congratulations once again, Bill. :) #849087

William C. Raco level-deluxe 10/16/2004 12:37:16 PM

Thank you all very much!

bill #849106

Colette M. Metcalf level-deluxe 10/17/2004 6:49:04 AM

Congrats again, Bill!!! #850564

William C. Raco level-deluxe 10/17/2004 7:00:05 AM

Thank you, Colette!

bill #850601

Janice Forrest level-deluxe 10/18/2004 7:28:42 AM

Great work. Congratulations (again)! #852927

ADILSON F. FERREIRA level-deluxe 10/18/2004 7:33:03 AM

Congratulations Bill!!! #852938

Gail Vitikacs level-deluxe 10/18/2004 1:32:25 PM

Way to go Bill! Congratulations! #853620

William C. Raco level-deluxe 10/18/2004 1:34:53 PM

Thank you all very much!

bill #853623

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This farmer had the good fortune of having his hay on a small rise, avoiding the flood water that covered the adjacent field.

Uploaded on 9/24/2004 3:11:33 AM Photo Contest Finalist

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