Pears

Mary-Ella Bowles level-deluxe 10/1/2004 8:22:31 AM

I really like the textural effects you've given this, as well as the golden tones and muted colors. This has an old world quality to it that I find appealing. #174446

Doug Wean 10/1/2004 8:37:22 AM

WOW! I agree with Mary-Ella, looks like an old Dutch Masters painting.Wonderfully Creative Image.

Doug #815931

Deborah C. Lewinson level-deluxe 10/1/2004 8:50:30 AM

Excellent painting effects on your lovely still-life, Janet! How did your categorize it?

-Debby #815944

Dolores Neilson level-deluxe 10/1/2004 9:19:10 AM

A lovely artistic rendering, Janet! Nicely done indeed! #815984

Kelly Abernathy level-deluxe 10/1/2004 9:44:50 AM

Just beautiful Janet! -K #816041

Cathy Gregor level-deluxe 10/1/2004 10:51:39 AM

Wow Janet! Very nicely done!
-cathy #816143

Dan J. Holm level-deluxe 10/1/2004 10:52:31 AM

Okay, add me to the "WOW" list!! This is truly outstanding, Janet! #816144

Susan T. Evans level-deluxe 10/1/2004 11:51:43 AM

Awesome Janet!!! #816198

Dale Gast level-deluxe 10/1/2004 12:28:10 PM

And the list continues... WOW!!! Great job, Janet! Dale #816243

Colleen Braun level-deluxe 10/1/2004 12:28:13 PM

this is great... #816244

Stephen Zacker level-deluxe 10/1/2004 2:05:32 PM

This one is outstanding. It almost looks like a painting! #816361

Mary K. Robison level-deluxe 10/1/2004 2:30:35 PM

Beautifully done PS work and composition, Janet. Love your choice of autumnal coloring. #816430

Ellen Peach level-deluxe 10/1/2004 2:58:30 PM

Excellent still life, Janet! #816532

Terry R. Hatfield level-deluxe 10/1/2004 4:26:41 PM

Hi Ya Janet!!You Sure Did A Great Job On This One The Lighting And Those Wonderful Textures Have A Nice Artistic Appeal:-) #816640

Susan T. Parady 10/1/2004 6:58:18 PM

I love the effects. Super image, Janet! #816873

Gen Nagase 10/1/2004 8:15:02 PM

I agree with Doug, it has the quality of great classic painting.
Great work, Janet!
#816985

Darren K. Fisher level-deluxe 10/1/2004 8:28:32 PM

WOW I love it. Orange is my favorite color and this tone of it is awesome. I also like your still life and the effects you have used. I VOTE FOR A STILL LIFE CATAGORY AS WELL. #816995

Robert Mann level-deluxe 10/2/2004 1:44:58 PM

Lovely all around, Janet! Colors, textures and composition. Great work! RoB #818183

Janet Detota 10/2/2004 1:54:50 PM

Wow! You guys are so great! I really appreciate your stopping in and leaving such wonderful feedback! I thought it had an old world quality, too. Kind of like Tuscany with the gold/orangey tone. I'm pretty sure I put it in the digital darkroom category, Debby. And just for some trivia; the bowl was handmade by a friend of mine in NC. :-) #818195

Diane Addonizio level-deluxe 10/4/2004 3:59:37 PM

Beautiful still, Janet!! #822189

Janet Detota 10/4/2004 4:17:16 PM

Thanks, Diane! I appreciate you stopping by! #822229

Wendy Amdahl level-deluxe 10/5/2004 3:03:57 PM

This one is really great too Janet...love how it looks like a painting...great wall art! #824609

Janet Detota level-deluxe 10/16/2004 9:33:56 PM

A belated thank you, Wendy, for your great comment! I printed it out, matted and framed it and it's in my kitchen. Looks marvelous! :-) One can be yours for a nominal fee..... #849990

Peggy Wolff level-deluxe 11/9/2004 7:12:21 AM

Beautiful piece of art Janet! #899489

Janet Detota level-deluxe 11/9/2004 7:19:42 AM

Thank you, Peggy!! #899510

Patricia A. Kuniega level-deluxe 11/15/2004 6:48:50 PM

I'm almost certain that you got Cezanne to paint these for you! ; )

Congratulations Janet, and keep on pluggin for that still life category! #913437

Ed Heaton 11/15/2004 6:54:17 PM

Janet,
Congratulations On Your Finalist ;-) #913516

Terry R. Hatfield level-deluxe 11/15/2004 7:15:35 PM

Congratulations On Your Finalist Janet!! #913747

Peggy Wolff 11/15/2004 7:19:29 PM

Horray for you Janet!!!! Congratulations! #913792

Diane Addonizio level-deluxe 11/15/2004 7:49:04 PM

Congratulations !! #914127

Diane Addonizio level-deluxe 11/15/2004 7:49:06 PM

Congratulations !! #914129

Deborah C. Lewinson level-deluxe 11/15/2004 8:12:47 PM

Congratulations again, Janet! #914308

Laura Berman 11/15/2004 8:23:11 PM

I'm sensing a theme here, Janet. 2 pears and a pumpkin...make ? Congrats on some fine photos this month. :o) #914392

Wendy Amdahl level-deluxe 11/15/2004 9:25:27 PM

Lovely image Janet...congrats on this one also! :o) #914730

Carol Brill 11/15/2004 10:32:00 PM

Janet, congratulations and best of luck to you! #914925

Colleen Braun 11/16/2004 3:15:20 AM

Congratulations... #915405

Tammy McAllister 11/16/2004 4:55:49 AM

This is a fine piece of art! Congratulations! #915781

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe 11/16/2004 6:04:57 AM

Fabulous work!! Congratulations, Janet!
kathleen #916228

Murry Grigsby 11/16/2004 8:20:42 AM

Congrats Janet!! #916988

Janet Detota 11/16/2004 11:50:50 AM

Thank you everyone!! #917524

Stan J. Contrades 11/16/2004 3:19:17 PM

Wonderful work that paid off in dividends, Janet! CONGRATULATIONS once again!!
Aloha,
Stan #918209

Janet Detota 11/16/2004 3:44:48 PM

Thank you, Stan! #918309

Sharon Day level-deluxe 11/19/2004 9:17:42 PM

Congratulations, Janet!!! #926913

Janet Detota 11/19/2004 9:22:09 PM

Muchos Gracias, Sharon!! #926920

Tommy Luca 12/20/2004 3:43:56 PM

Excellent image, it really does have that old world feeling to it and could be adorned in a Gallery or hung on the wall in any house as true art,
Janet. #988544

Janet Detota 12/20/2004 4:32:08 PM

Thank you so much, Tommy. I do have it printed and framed as an 8x10 and it looks pretty nice. :-) #988580

Lewis P. Church 2/28/2005 9:51:59 AM

Pears are a captivating subject and photograph well, the addition of the PS work transfroms your image into a different kind of art and it's striking! #1138867

Janet Detota 3/1/2005 5:07:53 AM

Thank you, Paul!! #1140476

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I've seen so many wonderful still lifes posted here on BP. I thought I'd try one. Still waiting for that Still Life category so we have somewhere to put them though! :-) ~1/40, F-5.6, ISO 1600, 105mm, no flash, Dry Brush and Film Grain filters in PSE~

Uploaded on 10/1/2004 8:06:57 AM

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