Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe 9/27/2004 4:30:13 AM

This is really different for you! Never saw anything quite like it. I'm sort of speechless. LOL #173047

Gail Vitikacs level-deluxe 9/27/2004 4:32:24 AM

This is so nice Darren! Certainly is change for you....try more!! ha! #807284

Claudia Kuhn level-deluxe 9/27/2004 4:32:55 AM

Very cool Darren, thanks for the explanation of how you achieved this! #807288

Wally Orlowsky 9/27/2004 4:34:33 AM

Terrific effects, Darren ... sure is a standout! #807297

Donna W. Neal 9/27/2004 4:37:01 AM

Very creative PS work Darren. #807311

Allan L. Whitehead 9/27/2004 4:44:39 AM

Marvelous work, and lots of it, Darren. The effects here are magnificent. Extremely well done - Allan #807354

Colette M. Metcalf 9/27/2004 4:47:05 AM

Very nice image and great effects, Darren!! #807365

Marcie A. Fowler 9/27/2004 5:07:26 AM

So glad to see this here. It's simply beautiful. Nice to see you showing off your talents in other areas as well!! Great job on this image!! The title couldn't be more perfect. The image, as well as your talent, truly are special!! #807410

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 9/27/2004 5:08:59 AM

Wonderful shot and great effects!!! #807416

Joy Brown 9/27/2004 5:09:32 AM

Terrific shot and effects, Darren! #807418

Darren K. Fisher level-deluxe 9/27/2004 5:11:02 AM

Thanks you guys. I have to laugh, about this being different for me. I do like to keep people guessing at what I am going to do next....LOL... #807422

Judith G. Secco 9/27/2004 5:15:30 AM

Wow, very cool, Darren. Nice going!
Judy #807435

Rob Friedman 9/27/2004 5:17:38 AM

It's outstanding! The red apple simply jumps off the screen. And this must be truly magic because CAROLYN just said she is speechless!!! :-) #807449

Leanne M.E. Boyd 9/27/2004 5:24:37 AM

Great shot and effects, Darren! #807472

Cathy Gregor 9/27/2004 5:24:40 AM

Super comp and effects Darren! Super image.
-cathy #807473

Diane Addonizio level-deluxe 9/27/2004 5:34:59 AM

Nice work, Darren! #807512

Sally A. Rothweiler 9/27/2004 5:55:38 AM

Awesome! Really dramatic and soft at the same time. Well done! #807603

Gloria B. Wood 9/27/2004 5:58:52 AM

Very unique and creative...one of those times when symmetry is justified and results in a very wonderful composition. #807618

Janet Detota 9/27/2004 6:04:19 AM

Great job! #807648

Julie Abston 9/27/2004 6:22:58 AM

Great shot Darren! Very creative and artistic!! Excellent photohsop work!!! #807684

Mellanie 9/27/2004 7:13:09 AM

Wow, Darren, very creative and cool! I love it! #807774

cj patterson 9/27/2004 7:27:04 AM

beautiful darren!! love the effects... #807824

Paul Michko 9/27/2004 8:35:47 AM

Great effect, Darren. Love the selective color. Looks delicious. :) #807934

Sharon Day level-deluxe 9/27/2004 9:26:57 AM

Very nice, Darren! I like the effects on this one! Very well done :) #808028

Donna J. Taff 9/27/2004 10:31:49 AM

Great image and effect's, Darren!!!! #808122

Dan Holm level-deluxe 9/27/2004 11:50:35 AM

Teriffic still life, Darren! Love your use of selective color and effects on this! Great work! #808264

Gianna Stadelmyer 9/27/2004 12:40:52 PM

I LOVE this, Darren! Great shot and terrific use of effects:-) #808370

Mary K. Robison 9/27/2004 2:37:02 PM

Nice to see you having some fun with selective color, Darren ~ beautiful result! An inspiration to the rest of us to keep experimenting "outside the comfort zone"! #808522

Ellen Peach 9/27/2004 4:44:47 PM

Fantastic work, Darren...love the selective coloring! #808676

Paula Showen 9/27/2004 4:47:31 PM

Darren, this is fantastic! I love the selective coloring and the DOF. I also like the soft tone you have given the overall image. Nice work! #808687

Terry R. Hatfield 9/27/2004 4:51:08 PM

Nice Work Darren!! #808698

Kathleen Clemons 9/27/2004 5:07:28 PM

Looks great, Darren! #808736

William C. Raco level-deluxe 9/27/2004 5:12:42 PM

Sounds like a lot of work, but looks like it was well worth it.
Very well done, Darren

bill #808756

Dale Gast level-deluxe 9/27/2004 5:15:12 PM

Beautiful job, Darren!!! Makes the apple stand out so wonderfully!!! Love the effects & selective color! #808761

Stephen Zacker level-deluxe 9/27/2004 6:15:52 PM

Very creative and neat image! #808940

Alisha May Furbish level-deluxe 9/27/2004 7:08:06 PM

Awesome- very well done:) #809035

Joannie Bertucci level-deluxe 9/27/2004 9:04:07 PM

Yep, I knew this would be a winner! I expect to see this in the finalist and then the winners circle! #809099

Patricia Marroquin 9/28/2004 1:39:07 AM

Wow-eeee! This is absolutely awesome, Darren! It's so creative and such a work of art! Congratulations on what I know will be a winner! :-) #809212

Ed Heaton 9/28/2004 5:54:18 PM

Hey Darren,
I just browsed your latest images and really like them!I love this one and the selective coloring you have!
Well done... #810749

Michael Khoury 9/29/2004 2:45:15 AM

This is great Darren...well done!! #811233

Diane Dupuis 9/29/2004 3:38:09 AM

OOHHH!! Love it! #811310

Dale Ann Cubbage 9/29/2004 8:20:02 PM

Darren, it's a fine piece of work! I love that you took the texture off the red apple! Really makes it stand out! Great use of selective coloring too!

da #812956

Wally Orlowsky 10/15/2004 3:45:03 PM

Congratulations once again on this finalist! #843793

Terry R. Hatfield 10/15/2004 4:13:01 PM

Congratulations To You Darren,A Beautiful Image!! #843957

Susan T. Parady 10/15/2004 4:13:27 PM

Congrats again, Darren! #843963

Ed Heaton 10/15/2004 4:35:26 PM

Congratulations Darren... #844118

Stanley J. Contrades 10/15/2004 5:19:16 PM

And one more time again ... CONGRATULATIONS on this fabulous image, Darren!! Need to see it again!!!
Stan #844497

Leonard Pierce 10/15/2004 5:30:16 PM

Congratulations Darren! #844628

Murry Grigsby 10/15/2004 6:14:25 PM

Congrats Darren! #845038

Sharon Day level-deluxe 10/15/2004 6:24:05 PM

Congratulations, Darren!!! #845139

Donna J. Taff 10/15/2004 6:29:55 PM

Congratulation's, Darren!!!!! #845180

Debra Booth 10/15/2004 7:30:54 PM

Super image, Darren! Congrats again!! #845618

Deborah C. Lewinson level-deluxe 10/15/2004 8:12:39 PM

Congratulations on another fabulous finalist! #845946

Diane Dupuis level-deluxe 10/15/2004 8:58:16 PM

Congrats Darren! #846154

Penny Steiner 10/15/2004 9:57:02 PM

Very creative work and congratulations, Darren...P. #846362

Patricia A. Kuniega 10/16/2004 12:11:41 AM

I'd say for September, you get an "A" for Apples! lol Congratulations Darren! : ) #846673

Karen Engelbreth 10/16/2004 12:25:25 AM

Congratulations, Darren!


Kelly Abernathy 10/16/2004 3:42:34 AM

YAY! I'm glad to see this here! Congrats! -K #847078

Claudia Kuhn level-deluxe 10/16/2004 5:02:16 AM

Congrats Darren!! #847319

Heather L. Jacks 10/16/2004 5:24:03 AM

Love this...congrats! #847370

Evy Johansen level-deluxe 10/16/2004 6:44:46 AM

Many congratulations, Darren! Wonderful image! #847627

William C. Raco level-deluxe 10/16/2004 10:46:37 AM

Very well done, Darren!
Excellent creativity and end result.

bill #848684

Janet Detota level-deluxe 10/16/2004 2:01:40 PM

Congratulations, again, Darren!! :-) #849317

Michael Khoury level-deluxe 10/16/2004 3:34:21 PM

big congrats Darren! :o) #849538

Larry Lawhead level-deluxe 10/16/2004 7:29:06 PM

Congratulations an making the finals, Darren! Over and Over, even!!



Colette M. Metcalf level-deluxe 10/17/2004 6:33:47 AM

CONGRATS Darren!!! #850523

Anette Linnea Rasmussen level-deluxe 10/18/2004 4:03:24 AM

Excellent, Darren!
Congratulations and the best of luck!

Kind regards
Linnea #852258

Gail Vitikacs level-deluxe 10/18/2004 6:19:45 AM

My goodness! You ready did great this month!! So proud of you!! Congratuations Darren! #852657

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 10/18/2004 7:20:30 AM

Congrats Darren!!! #852878

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Taken in natural light outside in shadow. Used velvia, changed to BW, added texture and then history brush to the apple to add the color back and do away with the texture.

Uploaded on 9/27/2004 4:26:45 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist

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