Sit and Contemplate

© Les Rhoades

Sit and Contemplate

Les Rhoades level-classic 1/26/2008 7:26:29 AM

Dr. Silly

Like the effect and the colors. :O)

1/26/2008 3:31:43 AM

Peter Appelbaum

Great effects Les. Peter

1/26/2008 3:36:11 AM

Michelle Alton

It has inner and outer beauty, Les. Very inspired photo.

1/26/2008 3:36:22 AM

Joy Rector

awesome, great job

1/26/2008 4:41:20 AM

Dominick M. Dimacale

I like it, Les, beautiful.


1/26/2008 4:50:34 AM

Susan Heath

Beautiful natural flow! Love the color and effect.

1/26/2008 6:25:48 AM

Tiia Vissak

great tones & mood!


Errick L. Cameron level-classic 1/26/2008 8:08:45 AM

This is a very simple but effective image. masterfully conceived and created. Very well done Les. #5399210

Nikki McDonald level-classic 1/26/2008 8:13:58 AM

Your title tells me you wanted to create a contemplative mood. The intense, cool colors and dreamy softness of the Orton effect combine with the simplicity of the subject to do just that. Beautifully done, Les. #5399232

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 1/26/2008 8:15:12 AM

It certainly does have a contemplative mood ,Les!!! Amazing colors, comp, & fantastic effects also!!! Outstanding work on this, my friend!!! #5399238

Lorri Shank 1/26/2008 9:11:42 AM

Very nice post processing and layering of color, Les. I love it. #5399540

Michelle L. Frick 1/26/2008 11:37:24 AM

Very artistic rendering Les - I love the outcome!! #5400176

Susan M. Hembree level-classic 1/26/2008 11:49:18 AM

Beautiful, Les! Looks like a watercolor painting. I love it! #5400210

Corinne M. Thompson 1/26/2008 2:53:40 PM

Les, I love the colors, composition, and the simplicity of this image. The effects just add a wonderful finishing touch!I'm hoping those "gods" steered you in the right direction! ;) #5400714

Erika Haight 1/27/2008 11:34:05 AM

A wonderful work of art Les! Excellent! erika #5403895

Marina Moore 1/28/2008 12:24:27 AM

Surreal!!!! Gorgeous image, wonderful work!!! :) #5406091

Sylvia Rossler 2/22/2008 3:03:10 PM

Big congrats on this superb finalist Les :O) #5533260

Nikki McDonald level-classic 2/22/2008 3:28:24 PM

A favorite, Les. Congratulations on your finalist and good luck in the next round. #5533581

Corinne M. Thompson 2/22/2008 3:41:41 PM

Looks like they did...Congrats! #5533789

Marina Moore 2/22/2008 5:41:14 PM

I really like this one! Congratulations Les, this is truly beautiful!!! :) #5534792

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 2/22/2008 7:14:29 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Les. #5535559

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 2/22/2008 8:04:37 PM

CONGRATULATIONS,Les!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #5536061

Laurence Saliba level-classic 2/22/2008 10:02:29 PM

Again congrats Les!!!! #5536628

Tiia Vissak level-classic 2/23/2008 3:26:01 AM

Congratulations! #5537458

Katarina Mansson 2/23/2008 4:01:35 AM

Another congratulations Les! This is beautiful and stylish. #5537574

Amanda Chapman 2/23/2008 5:29:38 AM


Congrats on your finalist!! #5537944

Michelle L. Frick 2/23/2008 7:39:29 AM

Congratulations Les! I LOVE this one!!! #5538721

Susan M. Hembree level-classic 2/23/2008 8:05:03 AM

So simple and beautiful. I really love this one, Les. Congratulations on a well deserved finalist and am really hoping to see it with a gold beneath the title in the next few days. #5538884

Danielle Fuller 2/23/2008 8:13:22 AM

Really like this one!!!!! I'm pulling for it in the next round!!!! #5538955

Susan Fox 2/23/2008 8:45:00 AM

Congratulations Les! #5539176

Mitch Spence level-classic 2/23/2008 9:12:32 AM

Congrats once again, Les! #5539366

Ken Smith level-classic 2/23/2008 10:59:13 AM

Awesome work, Les. Congrats again!! #5539962

Colleen Farrell level-classic 2/23/2008 12:47:13 PM

Beautifully done! Congratulations again, Les! #5540458

Datha Y. Thompson 2/23/2008 9:38:24 PM

Congratulations again Les!!! WOW :0) #5542209

Su Sana E. P level-classic 2/24/2008 3:50:33 AM

I missed this too! Congratulations again, Les!! I know we'll see Gold today. #5542801

Cheryl E. Molennor 2/24/2008 9:04:08 AM

Congratulations!! #5544176

Susana Ms Heide 2/24/2008 9:21:01 AM

WOW!!! This is simple yet ethereal and pulls me right in! Congrats Les on this and your many other well deserved finalists!! #5544278

Emile Abbott level-classic 2/24/2008 12:55:48 PM

Nice month Les and in multiple categories. Congrats again #5545073

Emile Abbott level-classic 2/24/2008 12:55:48 PM

Nice month Les and in multiple categories. Congrats again #5545074

Christopher Budny level-classic 2/24/2008 2:32:06 PM

Beautiful work, Les! Congratulations! #5545406

Sheryl A. Hudson 2/25/2008 10:03:55 PM

Congratulations Les on your finalist! #5552178

Michelle L. Frick 2/26/2008 12:39:21 PM

Congratulations on the gold Les!!! I love it even more every time I see it! #5555610

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 2/26/2008 12:39:56 PM

Congrats on your GOLD!!! This is beautiful! #5555613

Sylvia Rossler 2/26/2008 12:44:56 PM

Wohooo ! Another big congrats Les :o) #5555650

Dr Silly 2/26/2008 12:53:00 PM

#2 WTG Les, congrats on the GOLD. :O)

Nikki McDonald level-classic 2/26/2008 1:07:07 PM

Another beautiful win, Les. Congratulations on the gold. #5555879

Corinne M. Thompson 2/26/2008 1:10:22 PM

Big congrats on your win Les! #5555922

Danielle Fuller 2/26/2008 1:14:06 PM

Yaaaay Les, more gold for your gallery! WTG! Loved this one the first time I saw it! Well done and congrats! #5555973

Cyn Valentine level-classic 2/26/2008 1:21:13 PM

BIg congrats Les on a stunning winner! #5556051

Elida Gutierrez level-classic 2/26/2008 1:28:32 PM

Congratulations on your Win!!!!

Trophy: #5556122

Lee Canham 2/26/2008 1:41:25 PM

Congratulations again and again and again...Best Wishes...Lee #5556225

Colleen Farrell level-classic 2/26/2008 2:16:12 PM

WTG Les--congrats on another stunning win! #5556530

Linda Blair 2/26/2008 2:58:21 PM

Fabulous win...congrats!!!!!!! ☺ #5556922

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Susan M. Hembree level-classic 2/26/2008 3:39:08 PM

Of the three for this month, Les, this is definitely my favorite! I just love it! Congratulations on the gold! #5557262

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 2/26/2008 3:58:29 PM

Congratulations on your second place winner. #5557393

Ken Smith level-classic 2/26/2008 4:01:35 PM

Congrats on your multipe wins, Les!! #5557420

Ken Smith 2/26/2008 4:14:39 PM

congrats! #5557526

Susan Fox 2/26/2008 4:16:53 PM

Another well deserved win Les! Congrats! #5557549

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 2/26/2008 4:20:54 PM

So serene and beautiful, congratulations on your win! #5557589

Michelle Alton 2/26/2008 4:28:14 PM

Brilliant Winner, Les. Congratulations!
Michelle #5557641

Maria Zammit 2/26/2008 5:08:13 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful winner Led. #5557839

Su Sana E. P level-classic 2/26/2008 5:23:43 PM

Yes!!!! Les, I'm so happy to see the Gold here. Huge huge Congratulations on this outstanding Win!! #5557913

Anna Diederich 2/26/2008 6:09:06 PM

Congratulations!! #5558203

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 2/26/2008 7:38:02 PM

YESSSSSSSSSS,CONGRATULATIONS on this amazing WINNER,Les!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #5558688

Dr. Harmeet Singh level-classic 2/26/2008 7:58:42 PM

Heartiest congrats... #5558798

Susana Ms Heide level-classic 2/26/2008 8:28:08 PM

I saw this for the first time as a finalist and loved the mood of it!! The golden badge is so well deserved!!! Another CONGRATS to you Les!!! #5558946

Laurence Saliba level-classic 2/26/2008 9:00:52 PM

Congrats again Les!!!!!! #5559053

Tarun Bose level-classic 2/26/2008 11:58:22 PM

Big, big congrats Les for your second prize winner. #5559560

Tarun Bose level-classic 2/26/2008 11:59:20 PM

Big, big congrats Les for your second prize winner. #5559564

Ed Heaton 2/27/2008 3:51:49 AM

Excellent work Les and Congrats on your Win! #5560424

Christopher Budny level-classic 2/27/2008 6:52:58 AM

Congratulations again, Les! #5561271

Robert Baer 2/27/2008 7:00:25 AM

congratulations for this wonderful image. #5561320

Emile Abbott level-classic 2/27/2008 8:04:08 AM

A dreamy winner for sure and congrats again Les. #5561573

eileen bedford level-classic 2/27/2008 3:40:55 PM

Congratulations on your great win Les, well done... #5563507

Sharon Day level-classic 2/27/2008 5:22:59 PM

Another fantastic win, Les!!! Big congratulations! #5564012

Cheryl E. Molennor level-classic 2/28/2008 6:45:17 AM

Gorgeous!Congratulations! #5566930

Laurie Daily level-classic 2/28/2008 11:43:08 AM

Another congratulations to you on this beautiful winner, Les!!! #5568244

AMALIA Veralli level-classic 3/1/2008 6:28:17 AM

Stunning image! Congrats! #5577216

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 3/1/2008 10:14:04 AM

Congratulations on your win Les, this is dreamy! #5578204

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 3/2/2008 7:24:53 PM

Congratulations Les on your Win.

Dominick #5583843

Carolyn J. Connolly level-classic 3/5/2008 7:39:18 AM

This is a VERY simple BUT effective image, Les!! You've executed WONDERFUL digital darkroom work here!! CONGRATULATIONS on your Second Place award!! :o) #5595654

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