In Golden Pond

© Murry Grigsby

In Golden Pond

Robert Goodman 10/9/2004 8:07:23 AM

Beyond words.Fantastic Murry,This why you will always be a leader in Photography.Murry if ever see a golden pond in Az,you can bet it's only a mirage!!!!!! #176974

Wally Orlowsky 10/9/2004 8:09:55 AM

Awesome closeup of my favorite pet fish, Murry. #831861

William C. Raco 10/9/2004 8:40:32 AM

Wow, superb color and detail.
Love the one blowing bubbles ;-)
Excellent photo, Murry

bill #831907

Darren K. Fisher 10/9/2004 8:53:45 AM

Awesome colors and well composed. To me this is a fine piece of art. #831933

Sharon Day 10/9/2004 8:58:32 AM

Fantastic shot, Murry!!! I love the composition and colors. Very well done :) #831950

Janet Detota 10/9/2004 9:03:44 AM

Fabulous! I hope you rewarded them for posing so nicely for you. :-) Glub...Glub.... #831961

Allan L. Whitehead 10/9/2004 9:34:29 AM

Magnificent 'capture' and photograph, Murry, very "koi" of you.I love the composition and the gloriously subtle coloring used here with effect, eh… Very well done, my very dear friend - your good friend, Allan #832005

Mellanie 10/9/2004 9:49:46 AM

Terrific capture, Murry! The colors are fantastic! #832028

Michelle R. Kovach 10/9/2004 9:54:38 AM

Very cool Murry! Awesome colors & detail! Love the full frame shot!
They look pretty hungry! :)
Have a great day!
Michelle #832037

Murry Grigsby 10/9/2004 10:54:56 AM

Thanks Robert, Wally, Bill, Darren, Sharon, Janet, Allan, Mellanie and Michelle! Pat fed them well and spent all the quarters from my "Change" photo for fish food :0) #832131

Murry Grigsby 10/9/2004 10:57:58 AM

In Golden Pond


I hope you fed them? Nice play on words this Murry! We are trying to go to the FW Botanical Gardens next week. Jeff

Jeff W. Robinson

Thanks Jeff from a different thread. Be sure to visit the Japanese Garden first--it's the best IMO! If you get there when they first open you get an early bird discount rate :0) #832134

Kathleen Clemons 10/9/2004 11:15:32 AM

This is just awesome, Murry, and your title gave me a giggle. :) #832153

Murry Grigsby 10/9/2004 11:24:09 AM

Thanks Kath :0) #832158

Stan J. Contrades 10/9/2004 12:15:20 PM

Fabulous colors and effects on these very colorful fish, Murry. Makes me want to get out to the Marriott pond and get them photographed as well! Superb job!
Aloha,
Stan #832189

Terry R. Hatfield 10/9/2004 1:03:22 PM

Beautiful Array Of Full Frame Colors Murry! I Know What You Mean About The Squam Lake Thing:-) #832247

Murry Grigsby 10/9/2004 1:07:09 PM

Thanks Stan and Terry! #832248

Charlene Bayerle 10/9/2004 1:55:41 PM

Terriffic close up with great detail Murry!!!! #832318

Stephen Zacker 10/9/2004 2:04:34 PM

Wonderful capture, Murry. I just got some more goldfish today. My youngest two thought it would be fun to take them out of the tank, and play with them! #832333

Murry Grigsby 10/9/2004 2:18:49 PM

Thanks Char and Stephen! That's the way real lessons are learned as a kid--sorry about the fish Stephen. #832358

Donna J. Taff 10/9/2004 4:26:27 PM

Great image, Murry!!!!!!! I'm a little upset about Stephen's kid's taking thier goldfish out of the water though!!!!! But kid's are prone to do most anything!!!! #832435

Murry Grigsby 10/9/2004 6:11:38 PM

Thanks Donna! #832503

Brenda W. LaFleur 10/9/2004 10:14:20 PM

This is great, Murray. Enjoyed seeing your "catch". Good one! #832715

Patricia Marroquin 10/9/2004 10:24:17 PM

They remind me of a barbershop quartet! :-) Love this, Murry! Like the simplifier filter used here too. :-) #832721

Murry Grigsby 10/10/2004 6:45:31 AM

Thanks Brenda and Patricia :0) #833258

Karen Engelbreth 10/10/2004 8:16:09 AM

Fantastic, Murry! #833395

Dale Gast 10/10/2004 9:43:40 AM

Perfect, Murry!!! Love those KOI!!! #833537

Murry Grigsby 10/10/2004 10:09:25 AM

Thanks Karen and Dale! #833544

Dale Gast 11/15/2004 5:21:26 PM

Congratulations, Murry, on this wonderful image!!! #912128

Wally Orlowsky 11/15/2004 5:53:16 PM

Congratulations on this marvelous finalist, Murry ... I just love those koi! #912608

Claudia Kuhn 11/15/2004 6:31:33 PM

Nice title, and play with words...congrats again! Woo hoo, way to go! #913167

Terry R. Hatfield 11/15/2004 6:36:36 PM

Your Knocking Them Down This Month Murry,Congratulations On Your Finalist:-) #913251

Ed Heaton 11/15/2004 6:40:20 PM

Way to go Murry,
Congratulations On Your Finalist ;-) #913311

Joy Brown 11/15/2004 7:42:58 PM

Congratulations on this great winner, Murry! #914072

Jim Kinnunen 11/15/2004 9:22:36 PM

Congrats, Murry on this excellent image!! I love the colors of the Koi!! #914716

Stan Kwasniowski 11/15/2004 9:55:05 PM

Congratulations, Murry

Stan Kwasniowski #914832

Carol Brill 11/15/2004 9:58:54 PM

It's a banner month for you, Murry, and very well deserved! Congratulations and best of luck with these fishy characters! #914841

Gary Minish 11/15/2004 10:42:50 PM

Looks like you were fishing for a finalist and caught a big one, Murry! Congratulations on yet another. #914950

Colleen Braun 11/16/2004 3:06:23 AM

Congratulations... #915372

Cathy Gregor 11/16/2004 4:30:36 AM

Congrats again, Murry!
-cathy #915613

Kathleen K. Parker 11/16/2004 5:02:41 AM

Oh WOW!! Congratulations on your finalist, Murry!!
kathleen #915831

Murry Grigsby 11/16/2004 6:09:12 AM

Thanks Everyone!! #916266

Kathleen Clemons 11/16/2004 7:09:15 AM

More congrats, Murry! #916650

Allan L. Whitehead 11/16/2004 7:13:39 AM

Congrats again Murry. Good luck on the journey's next step - Allan #916670

Murry Grigsby 11/16/2004 8:43:46 AM

Thanks so much!! #917055

Stan J. Contrades 11/16/2004 12:54:43 PM

CONGRATULATIONS once again, Murry, and good luck to you!!
Aloha,
Stan #917742

Murry Grigsby 11/16/2004 2:20:54 PM

Thanks Stan! #918000

Patricia A. Kuniega 11/16/2004 2:26:34 PM

Congratulations Murry! #918012

Murry Grigsby 11/16/2004 2:40:32 PM

Thanks Pat! #918042

Karen Seargeant 11/16/2004 4:46:05 PM

OH MY GOD was the first words in my mind! Great shot!

Congrats! #918507

William C. Raco 11/16/2004 5:35:00 PM

Congratulations, Murry!
Best of luck with this and all your work!

bill #918642

Murry Grigsby 11/16/2004 6:27:21 PM

Thanks Karen and Bill! #918817

Dan J. Holm 11/17/2004 12:29:29 AM

WooHoo!! CONGRATULATIONS, Murry, on your WIN!!! #919285

Evy Johansen 11/17/2004 12:39:32 AM

Congratulations on your win, Murry ! #919318

Kasia Elser 11/17/2004 2:13:02 AM

Great shot! Congrats! #919485

Kathleen L. Nelson 11/17/2004 3:18:37 AM

This is awesome, Murry. Congratulations on your well-deserved win. #919554

Kathleen Clemons 11/17/2004 3:41:09 AM

YEA, Murry!!!!! :) #919644

Susan T. Evans 11/17/2004 3:49:00 AM

Congrats Murry on a terrific win! #919680

Cathy Gregor 11/17/2004 3:50:37 AM

Way to go, Murry! Congrats on your win!
-cathy #919689

Wally Orlowsky 11/17/2004 3:51:21 AM

Congratulations of this super winner, Murry! #919692

Patricia A. Kuniega 11/17/2004 4:27:39 AM

Congratulations Murry! #919837

Alan L. Borror 11/17/2004 4:36:34 AM

Congratulations on your win, Murry! #919868

Dolores Neilson 11/17/2004 4:40:11 AM

Looks awfully crowded there, Murry!! Sorry I missed it when you uploaded it!! But sure am glad you're getting recognition on it!! Big congrats good friend!! I saved a pic of Polly's Pancake Parlor for you!! #919879

Michael Allen 11/17/2004 4:47:42 AM

Congratulations on an imaginative shot and a well deserved win.

Very well done. ..mike ;-]
#919898

Donna J. Eaton 11/17/2004 5:00:43 AM

Congratulations on your win Murry! You found some beautiful colors in that pond! #919958

Judith G. Secco 11/17/2004 5:33:28 AM

Great job, Murry. Congratulations on your win!!
Judy #920078

Murry Grigsby 11/17/2004 5:44:12 AM

Thanks Dan, Evy, Kasia, Kathleen, Kath, Susan, Cathy, Wally, Pat, Alan, Dolores, Michael, Donna and Judy! It's weet of you to save a picture for Polys for me Dolores but I'd rather have a pancake :0) #920106

Charlene Bayerle 11/17/2004 5:46:55 AM

Congratulations Murry....well deserved!!!! #920112

Murry Grigsby 11/17/2004 5:54:58 AM

Thanks Char! #920143

Dorothy Neumann 11/17/2004 5:57:52 AM

Yeah, Murry!! Congratulations!!! #920157

Karen Bacon 11/17/2004 6:05:15 AM

Congratulations Murry!! #920182

Sharon Day 11/17/2004 6:20:20 AM

Fantastic shot, Murry!!!! I loved that one! Congratulations big time!!! #920236

Casey A. Hanson 11/17/2004 6:28:37 AM

Congrats on your win, Murry! :0) #920279

Murry Grigsby 11/17/2004 6:32:32 AM

Thanks Dorothy, Karen, Sharon and Casey! #920291

Terry R. Hatfield 11/17/2004 9:40:39 AM

Congratulations On Your Win Murry:-) #920747

Paula Showen 11/17/2004 9:48:11 AM

Wonderfully composed and beautifully presented image, Murry! Congratulations! #920776

Brenda W. LaFleur 11/17/2004 10:21:26 AM

Congrats on your win, Murray! Love this one. #920865

Murry Grigsby 11/17/2004 10:22:03 AM

Thanks Terry and Paula! #920867

Deborah C. Lewinson 11/17/2004 10:37:56 AM

Congratulations on your win, Murry, this is awesome, I love it!!

-Debby #920922

Karen Beri 11/17/2004 10:50:54 AM

Great Shot Murry!!Congratulations :) #920967

Kathleen K. Parker 11/17/2004 10:51:10 AM

Super congratulations to you, Murry, for such a well shot photograph. Wonderful!!
kathleen #920969

Murry Grigsby 11/17/2004 11:04:01 AM

Thanks Deborah, Karen and Kathleen! #921016

Anette Linnea Rasmussen 11/17/2004 11:10:41 AM

Wonderful shot Murry!
Congrats on your win!

Best wishes Linnea #921032

Murry Grigsby 11/17/2004 12:40:38 PM

Thanks Linnea! #921230

Stan J. Contrades 11/17/2004 12:43:20 PM

Yippeeeeeee! CONGRATULATIONS once again, Murry, and well-deserved!
Much Aloha,
Stan #921236

Allan L. Whitehead 11/17/2004 12:57:49 PM

Murry, congratulations on this wonderful win, its richly deserved, my dear friend, Allan #921267

Dale Gast 11/17/2004 1:38:09 PM

CONGRATULATIONS, Murry!!! This is awesome!!!! #921371

Wendy Amdahl 11/17/2004 1:51:35 PM

Ya know Murry...I think something "fishy" is going on here...as I never saw this one come through.

Oh, actually I just realized that I was on vacation in New Hampshire at the time. Go figure! Anyway, many congratulations on this most excellent image...I love it! #921407

Murry Grigsby 11/17/2004 2:21:22 PM

Thanks Stan, Allan, Dale and Wendy!! :0) #921494

Rick Riddle 11/17/2004 2:49:18 PM

Congrats Murry, Great Photo. #921560

Joy Brown 11/17/2004 2:59:46 PM

Congratulations on this awesome winner, Murry! #921604

Murry Grigsby 11/17/2004 3:19:21 PM

Thanks Rick and Joy! #921658

Kelly Abernathy 11/17/2004 3:33:34 PM

Way to go Murry! Congrats on your well deserved win! Woo-Hoo! :) -K #921711

Gen Nagase 11/17/2004 3:42:47 PM

This is a gorgeous photo.
I've seen quite a few photos of Koi's, but this is very special and one of the best I've seen.
Many congratulations on your great win, Murry!!! #921752

Murry Grigsby 11/17/2004 3:54:55 PM

Thanks K and Nobi! #921798

Janet Detota 11/17/2004 5:15:46 PM

Congratulations on this fabulous capture, Murry!! #922010

Murry Grigsby 11/17/2004 5:48:25 PM

Thank you Janet! #922087

Joannie M. Bertucci 11/17/2004 6:09:23 PM

What a knock out image Murry and a very well deserved award! You must know Texas like the back of your hand :-) #922151

Stephen Zacker 11/17/2004 6:24:23 PM

Super perspective. Congratulations Murry! #922186

William C. Raco 11/17/2004 7:11:26 PM

Congratulations, Murry!!
Excellent photo and win.

bill #922293

Murry Grigsby 11/17/2004 7:28:34 PM

Thanks Joannie, Stephen and Bill! #922328

Colette M. Metcalf 11/17/2004 8:28:47 PM

WAY TO GO Murry!!! Congratulations!!!!!! #922402

Patricia Marroquin 11/18/2004 1:15:54 AM

This photo makes me laugh! Congratulations, Murry, this is fabulous! I took some photos of koi in Hawaii, but none can compare to this! :-) #922659

Theresa McCloskey 11/18/2004 3:14:48 AM

Congratulations Murry :-) #922749

Debra Booth 11/18/2004 4:00:01 AM

Congratulations, Murry! Great image!! #922858

Donna W. Neal 11/18/2004 5:05:39 AM

Congratulations Murry! #923130

Murry Grigsby 11/18/2004 6:58:18 AM

Thanks Colette, Patricia, Theresa, Debra and Donna! #923509

Heather L. Jacks 11/18/2004 7:01:55 AM

Congrats Murry! Wonderful image:) #923518

Murry Grigsby 11/18/2004 10:10:18 AM

Thank you Heather! #923719

Kathleen K. Parker 11/18/2004 12:35:24 PM

Hi Murrry. Just want to send a hearty congratulations on this fine photo's win. Loved it from the first time I saw it.
Kathleen #923950

Murry Grigsby 11/18/2004 12:55:08 PM

Thanks Kathleen! #923997

Robin L. Wehrman 11/18/2004 1:50:38 PM

WOW! This sure is outstanding and a super close-up Murry! Super colors and detail as well. Congratulations on your finalist and of course your 2nd place win well deserved!!!!!! #924070

Pu Chen 11/18/2004 2:16:14 PM

Great capture of the kois! Love the white one with its mouth open. Congratulations, Murry! #924112

Murry Grigsby 11/18/2004 4:07:42 PM

Thanks Robin and Pu! #924202

Gary Minish 11/20/2004 11:09:07 PM

Way to go, Murry! Congratulations :-) #928732

Paul Conlan 11/21/2004 5:17:47 AM

Congratulations Murry! I love the colors... and the facial expressions on the fish! Ha... Good work. #929064

Murry Grigsby 11/21/2004 6:10:05 AM

Thanks Gary and Paul! :0) #929131

William F. Clair 10/2/2008 10:58:49 AM

And I have enjoyed your gallery...MANY TIMES!!!! #6544094

Murry Grigsby 10/2/2008 11:58:45 AM

Thanks William! #6544249

Max Aureli 10/4/2008 6:13:54 PM

Congratulations for your Winner captur... this is an amaze shot and beautiful colors!! #6553861

Murry Grigsby 10/4/2008 7:12:02 PM

Thanks Max! #6554025

Terry L. Ellis 10/10/2008 9:01:47 PM

I can't believe I never saw this excellent capture, Murry! It is gorgeous! Congratulations! #6582823

Murry Grigsby 10/11/2008 4:19:20 AM

Thanks Terry! #6583626

Derek D. Dafoe 10/17/2008 10:15:56 AM

Great shot Murry!! Congrats on the win!! #6614579

Murry Grigsby 10/17/2008 11:57:45 AM

Thanks Derek! #6614953

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Description

Since I can't be at Squam Lake in NH to shot the real golden pond this autumn I thought I'd be "KOI" and substitute a play on words/photo :0) Shot at the Fort Worth Botanical Gardens, cropped and simplified in Photoshop CS.

Uploaded on 10/9/2004 7:49:00 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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