RatsBridge B&W

© Michelle Alton

RatsBridge B&W

Michelle Alton 2/18/2008 4:50:13 AM

Here are two earlier versions of Rats Bridge. #857395

Douglas Pignet 2/18/2008 5:01:51 AM

Nicely done and I like the effects of this one,Doug #5510577

Deb Koskovich 2/18/2008 5:32:10 AM

Beautiful! Love the artistic effects, Michelle. #5510678

Kay E. Mahoney 2/18/2008 5:52:42 AM

Nice capture, Michelle. Love the effect. #5510783

Manuel Barrera 2/18/2008 6:09:44 AM

All three images are fantastic, Michelle #5510859

Claudia Kuhn 2/18/2008 6:10:45 AM

Beautiful spot, terrific effects Michelle! #5510863

Chua Wee Boo 2/18/2008 6:28:01 AM

Beautiful effects,Michelle! #5510950

Alan L. Borror 2/18/2008 7:20:48 AM

WOW!!! Great effects on a very beautiful subject, Michelle! #5511187

Michael G. Marshall 2/18/2008 7:47:55 AM

Wonderful effects Michelle! All are unique and stand strongly on their own. Bravo! - Michael #5511273

Reynaldo D. Reyes 2/18/2008 12:34:57 PM

Wonderful rendition of the scene and all three versions excite the imagination in different, delightful ways. Nice work Michele. #5512231

Chad Galloway 2/18/2008 1:54:06 PM

Nice effects Michelle. Great gallery. #5512499

Tiia Vissak 2/18/2008 1:59:04 PM

very cool! #5512511

Kathleen Rinker 2/18/2008 3:26:52 PM

Wow this is beautiful, great effects, I love it!!! #5512731

Bonnie Gearhart 2/18/2008 4:04:08 PM

The colors are amazing, the capture is wonderful, what a great photo!
Love the fractalius effect #5512814

Christian Rosito 2/18/2008 4:57:37 PM

Wow, you really do great effects. Now this seems to be a scary place, LOL. Fantastic gallery. #5512912

Danielle Fuller 2/18/2008 5:53:33 PM

Again, AWESOME!!!!! #5513040

Joseph N. DiGilio 2/18/2008 6:35:16 PM

Very nice work, Michelle. I like the original best and the fractalius version next. It looks just like a painting. Your composition is exceptional. The mist, a powerful element, shows up so well in the original. I think it's less effective in the fractalius version. I still find them both appealing though. #5513182

Irene Colling 2/18/2008 7:13:55 PM

Michelle this photo is outstanding. I was very impressed with the wonderful pencil drawing effect. Then I viewed the original and I was blown away. You captured the essence of calm and peace. All of the elements work together for an exquisite whole. Love all three versions. #5513389

Robert K. Bemus 2/18/2008 7:43:20 PM

Nice work, Michelle - awesome effects! #5513525

Stefania Barbier 2/18/2008 10:50:08 PM

oh Michelle I agree with Irene, this is outstanding... whatever effects you applied, it's amazing... hope to see it again! #5513885

Dawn M. Schneider 2/18/2008 10:53:50 PM

michelle this is so beautiful, you are such an artist. #5513893

Brett Dolsen 2/19/2008 1:37:37 AM

Awesome and unique Michelle!!Your work is captivating.
Brett #5514218

Brett Dolsen 2/19/2008 1:40:52 AM

Awesome and unique Michelle!!Your work is captivating.
Brett #5514230

Paul E. Earl 2/19/2008 2:38:35 AM

This is brilliant, Michelle!!! #5514399

Wally Orlowsky 2/19/2008 3:15:16 AM

Great work on this, Michelle! I know that place well, but you have created your own artistic impression ;) #5514518

Kaye Burazin 2/19/2008 7:29:42 AM

How lovely Michelle. Each one has very artistic elements, and can stand on it's own as a fine piece of art. #5515868

Cassie L. Woodlee 2/19/2008 4:31:11 PM

Really beautiful Michelle!!!! #5517954

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar 2/20/2008 5:33:02 AM

great DD work!! I love this! #5520695

Susie Peek-Swint 2/20/2008 9:03:11 AM

I love all three versions Michelle ~ a beautiful scene.. not sure about the restaurant name though ~ lol! #5521730

Elizabeth J. Bernier 2/21/2008 8:45:45 AM

You have a terrific gallery Michelle!!! I love the original and your Frac version...both are WOW! #5526494

Mitch Spence 2/21/2008 9:12:38 AM

Well, the thumbnail grabbed me and held right on, and then the title did (oh, that's why "rats" bridge), and then the full photo did. I love the plants rising from the bottom of the frame to "meet" the flow of the hanging trees. The effects are beautifully done for this image. #5526621

Dianna Hauf 2/21/2008 9:45:10 AM

WOW! This is BEAUTIFUL!!! Actually, ALL three images are beautiful, each in it's own right! Love the B&W; the tones, shadows and highlights, always partial to them. Then original is a gorgeous capture of an incredible place, soft lighting , gorgeous color and flow to it and then I LOVE the creative, artistic effects you added to it Michelle! SO HARD TO CHOSE as each brings out a certain beautiful aspect of the capture itself! WTG! #5526711

Bill Knaps 2/21/2008 10:31:06 PM

All are beautiful. Bill #5529245

Stephen Zacker 2/22/2008 10:05:42 AM

Artistic and Creative. Excellent work #5531921

Steve M. Harrington 2/25/2008 9:36:06 PM

Terrific image, Michelle. The composition is excellent and the bold lines are compelling.
Steve #5552111

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 3/12/2008 8:50:12 AM

This is a masterpiece Michelle. Congratulations on your DD feature today! #5632723

Cary Rogers 3/12/2008 10:02:57 AM

Wonderful capture of the light in the original photo, and great composition of the subject elements, Michelle! Then your applied fx made it an outstanding piece of eye candy!! congrats on your DD feature! #5633044

Mitch Spence 3/12/2008 10:11:10 AM

Way to go, Michelle. I am delighted to see both the EP on this and the feature in DD. #5633065

Sherry K. Adkins 3/12/2008 12:47:37 PM

Michelle, congrats on your DD feature. This is a beautiful image. #5633568

William C. Raco 3/12/2008 8:04:25 PM

Excellent work and congratulations on the feature in the digital darkroom!

Cindy Bendush 3/12/2008 9:53:09 PM

Cool work Michelle! Thanks for letting us see the before and after! :-) #5635170

Lisa J. Boulden 3/14/2008 4:45:27 AM

Magical, Michelle!
Love each image! #5641036

Holly J. Jackson 3/19/2008 2:29:57 AM

This is AWESOME, Michelle!! Love the effects! ; ) #5661705

Margaret R. Barry 3/22/2008 11:41:53 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Michelle! #5677706

Su Sana E. P 3/22/2008 11:43:40 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Michelle!! #5677721

Mitch Spence 3/22/2008 11:49:00 AM

Most definitely should have been a finalist, is a finalist (apparently, although I seem to be unable to see them yet for some peculiar reason), hooray! #5677764

William C. Raco 3/22/2008 11:56:35 AM

Beautifully done, Michelle
Congratulations and best wishes #5677823

Bertus Neeleman 3/22/2008 2:26:17 PM

a very beatiful way of working on the Pics you have Michelle, a great gallery. this is my favorite. #5678839

Barbara Waldoch 3/22/2008 3:51:48 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Michelle! #5679312

Cassie L. Woodlee 3/22/2008 3:54:56 PM

A huge congratulations Michelle!!!!!!!!!!! #5679339

Mike Clime 3/22/2008 4:41:31 PM

Congrats on your finalist. I kept having people congratulate me and you were the 1st, but I never got anything from BP and had to search to find the nominees. #5679627

Brett Dolsen 3/22/2008 4:57:52 PM

Congratulations Michelle a very deserving finalist!!
Brett #5679714

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 3/22/2008 6:20:59 PM

Stunning Michelle, congratulations on your finalist! #5680150

Sam Britt 3/22/2008 6:28:16 PM

Congratulations! #5680193

Colette M. Metcalf 3/22/2008 6:52:02 PM

Congratulations!!! #5680311

Christian Rosito 3/22/2008 6:56:15 PM

Congratulations Michelle, well done! #5680344

Ken Smith 3/22/2008 7:21:17 PM

Beautiful work, Michelle!! #5680485

Karen Bacon 3/23/2008 7:24:55 AM

Congratulations Michelle! #5682720

Jeff Robinson 3/23/2008 12:06:04 PM

Great job with this Michelle; congrats on your Finalist! Jeff #5683912

Stefania Barbier 3/23/2008 12:59:31 PM

huge congrats Michelle!!!! #5684124

Sue Marshall 3/23/2008 1:06:43 PM

Congratulations Michelle on your Finalist!! :-)

Lisa J. Boulden 3/23/2008 4:52:22 PM

Congrats, Michelle, on this fabulous finalist!
~lisa #5685033

Evy Johansen 3/24/2008 12:54:03 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Michelle! #5686070

Tiia Vissak 3/24/2008 3:34:17 AM

Congratulations! #5686411

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar 3/24/2008 4:09:21 AM

big congrats my friend, goodluck on the next round!! #5686620

Gail Vitikacs 3/24/2008 7:06:58 AM

Big Congrats! #5687589

Tarun Bose 3/24/2008 12:55:12 PM

Big, big congrats Michelle for your excellent finalist. #5689664

Manuel Barrera 3/24/2008 5:01:22 PM

It is gorgeous, Michelle, congratulations #5690921

William C. Raco 3/24/2008 6:07:52 PM

WooooooHooooooo Congratulations on the win, Michelle! #5691240

Marylee Pope 3/24/2008 6:13:24 PM

Congrats on the WIN Michelle!!!!!!!!!!!! #5691315

Ken Smith 3/24/2008 6:14:14 PM

Nicely done, Michelle. Congratulations!! #5691332

Su Sana E. P 3/24/2008 6:15:27 PM

Huge Congratulations on this wonderful Winner, Michelle!! #5691346

Patrick Rouzes 3/24/2008 6:17:54 PM

A GIGANTIC CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible WINNER ,MICHELLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #5691379

Manuel Barrera 3/24/2008 6:36:27 PM

congratulations, again, Michelle #5691566

Sue Marshall 3/24/2008 6:36:40 PM

HUGE CONGRATULATIONS MICHELLE ON YOUR WIN!!!!! wooooo hoooooo!!! :-))) #5691569

Reynaldo D. Reyes 3/24/2008 6:46:46 PM

Wonderful win Michelle, congratulations! #5691643

Cassie L. Woodlee 3/24/2008 6:52:21 PM

Congrats on your win Michelle!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #5691706

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar 3/24/2008 6:55:01 PM

wow!! congrats on this excellent winner, my friend!! i'm so happy to see this with a gold badge, Michelle! #5691729

Renee Doyle 3/24/2008 7:19:05 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Michelle!!!! #5691962

Kristi A. Howson 3/24/2008 7:54:19 PM

Oooh...so beautiful with these effects Michelle. Big congratulations to you! #5692190

Graeme yew Chow 3/24/2008 8:36:24 PM

Congratulation ! Michelle. Beautiful winner ! #5692434

Steve M. Harrington 3/24/2008 9:04:44 PM

Good on you, Michelle! Richly deserved! :)
Steve #5692542

Cindy Bendush 3/24/2008 9:24:30 PM

Congratulations on this awesome winner Michelle! WTG!!! #5692671

Elida Gutierrez 3/24/2008 9:32:48 PM


A Special Star
For all the Winners.

Evy Johansen 3/24/2008 10:24:40 PM

BIG congratulations on your beautiful and well deserved win, Michelle!! #5692933

Robert K. Bemus 3/24/2008 10:53:06 PM

Congratulations on your win, Michelle!! #5693030

Shane J. Harrison 3/24/2008 11:36:51 PM

Congrats Michelle cheers shane.... #5693079

Tiia Vissak 3/25/2008 12:37:53 AM

congratulations on your winner! #5693178

Stephen Zacker 3/25/2008 3:30:34 AM

Congratulations #5693687

Ujjwal Mukherjee 3/25/2008 3:57:01 AM

HUGE congratulations,Michelle on your beautiful Winner!! #5693793

Barbara Waldoch 3/25/2008 4:07:47 AM

Congratulations Michelle, well done! #5693865

Wally Orlowsky 3/25/2008 5:37:40 AM

Congratulations on this creative winner, Michelle!!! #5694321

Judy V. Kennamer 3/25/2008 5:52:11 AM

Totally beautiful Michelle! Congrats on your win!!! #5694394

Linda Blair 3/25/2008 6:53:02 AM

Congratulations on your win!!!!!! ☺ #5694712

Gunther Allen 3/25/2008 7:16:12 AM

WTG! Congratulations on your big win!!! #5694841

Alan L. Borror 3/25/2008 8:34:10 AM

Congratulations on this superb winner, Michelle! #5695210

Patricia A. Stalter 3/25/2008 9:00:23 AM

Whoo Hooooo WTG. Celebrate! #5695275

Michael G. Marshall 3/25/2008 9:51:03 AM

Congratulations on your winner Michelle! It's a wonderful image!
- Michael #5695620

Jeff Robinson 3/25/2008 10:11:20 AM

Congrats Michelle on your wonderful winning image!! Jeff #5695723

Ken Austin 3/25/2008 10:21:02 AM

Congratulations on your first big win ... it gets easier from now on ... each of these three images reflects a different feeling ... the B/w is a more open image ... clean and focused, the second a more etheral feeling... and the third more of a fantasy. Each is excellent in it's own right. Each is unique. Ken- #5695770

adrifil 3/25/2008 1:57:04 PM

Congratulations, Michelle!
You use this filter like an artist, like a painter uses its brushes. From a "normal" photo you created something new with a judicious sense of balance because although you transfigured the original you kept its essence by not overflowing it with the effect.
Congratulations again, it was a well deserved winner. #5696799

Jim Baines 3/25/2008 3:13:45 PM

A hardy big ol' Texas-sized congratulations on your fabulous WIN, Michelle!! #5697146

Dianna Murphy 3/25/2008 3:33:30 PM

Way to GO Michelle! #5697303

Bill Wyatt 3/25/2008 3:35:04 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful winner!! Excellent work! #5697315

Kathleen Rinker 3/25/2008 3:47:33 PM

A big congrats on this beautiful winner! #5697391

Dawn M. Schneider 3/25/2008 4:43:36 PM

congratulations on this beautiful image!! #5697645

Joseph N. DiGilio 3/25/2008 4:58:17 PM

I'm very happy for you. You do such beautiful work I hope there will be many more to come. #5697712

Gary Pope 3/25/2008 5:22:02 PM

CONGRATULATIONS MICHELLE! Wonderful to see that medal by your photo. I need to spend more time on here. I am missing a lot. #5697819

Martie Last 3/25/2008 6:43:34 PM

Congratulations! You deserve a win on this gorgeous photo! Your treatment is perfect. #5698249

Amanda Cass 3/26/2008 1:53:42 AM

well done michelle beautiful work! a BIG CONGRATS!you have to tell me how you put extra images on like that? I haven't been able to work it out yet lol #5699513

Marcel Eni 3/26/2008 7:27:58 AM

Amazing effects, Michelle - looks very artistic. Great work and congrats on your winner ! #5700628

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 3/26/2008 9:15:42 AM

Great work!! Beautiful winner! Bravo Michelle!! #5701129

Jill Flynn 3/26/2008 5:37:30 PM

Beautiful artwork and wonderful tones. Love what you've done here! Congratulations on your win Michelle! #5702901

Dominick M. Dimacale 3/27/2008 4:31:11 AM

Congratulations Michelle on your Win.

Dominick #5704678

Colette M. Metcalf 3/27/2008 12:32:47 PM

Congratulations, Michelle!! WTG! #5706565

Jessie L. Cole 3/27/2008 3:01:02 PM

Congrats....! Beautiful work....!:) #5707139

Robert G. Stalnaker 3/27/2008 9:24:40 PM

All three images are really nice, and your winner showcases your artistic talents so well, Michelle. Outstanding winner!!! #5708405

William F. Clair 3/28/2008 10:25:44 AM

Michelle, I need advice. How do you keep up with all the comments? I feel so guilty that I cannot keep up with all the comments I get. When I get a gold here my first reaction is: How do I thank everyone? :(
As for this photo...no comment!!! Just print, frame and send it to me!!! OK...you won't do that. So..when I visit you I want to see it displayed in your home. #5710883

Cary Rogers 3/29/2008 9:45:33 AM

BIG congratulations, Michelle! This IS a very special image! #5714574

Lester A. Garcia 3/31/2008 10:38:11 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this winner, Michelle! #5726485

Darryl Wilkinson 3/31/2008 11:09:14 PM

Really beautiful work, Michelle! Congratulations!! #5726595

Kathy Reeves 4/1/2008 6:21:54 AM

How on earth did I miss this outstanding win!! A HUGE CONGRATULATIONS, on a well deserved win!!!! #5727951

Shelly A. Van Camp 4/3/2008 9:04:08 AM

Beautiful and artistic...love the effects! #5738655

Brook Burling 4/11/2008 11:11:29 AM

congratulations Michelle on your well deserved prize!! #5775219

Janet Daniel 4/11/2008 7:00:31 PM

Gorgeous capture and effects, Michelle!
A belated congrats on this beauty! #5776947

Cheryl Meisel 8/27/2008 10:01:47 PM

WOW is this AWESOME! Big CONGRATS on your wins with this pretty!
Cherylm #6378925

Nancyj E. Hovey 3/29/2009 4:28:55 AM


on your 2nd Place WINNER!!! #7347079

Patricia White 9/8/2009 11:33:25 AM

I know this is an older picture but I really like your effects on this. I like the colored version better. I know this past but congrats on this. Well deserved. #7925893

Danny B. Head 8/16/2010 7:03:29 AM

This image was well before my time at BP (or even before I owned a camera) but it is outstanding...love the treatment! Congrats! #8838914

Carolyn McIntosh 7/26/2011 4:36:07 PM

Poking through your gallery . . and what a treat that is I might add . . love this photo and how rendered it. A very worthy piece of art . .love it. #9556277

Kimber Wallwork-Heineman 12/6/2011 10:13:39 AM

Looking through your gallery. I love this one very much! You do wonderful work #9850847

Laura E. Swan 12/2/2012 10:10:53 AM

I love Monet and recognized this garden immediately. What a dream to be there in person.

I have the biggest smile here. I know how you have felt about the fractalius filter in the past but look at the masterpiece that you have created!!!

Even Monet would be impressed! I sure am.

-Laura :D #10446658

Laura E. Swan 12/2/2012 10:13:28 AM

On This Very Cool Gold Win! #10446659

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