April Showers

© Carol Teal

April Showers

William Johnson 4/8/2008 11:24:16 PM

Nice image Carol. Great colours and sharpness. It's good that your dog like haveing his photo taken - even in the rain, lol. Looks like I'm 1st in with you today. Bill J. #896765

Robin L. Bailey 4/9/2008 12:21:48 AM

Carol,this is a terific image-love the effects!Nice job! #5764672

Paul E. Earl 4/9/2008 12:25:35 AM

Fun shot, Carol!! #5764689

Tiia Vissak 4/9/2008 12:28:57 AM

well done! #5764702

Leanne M.E. Boyd 4/9/2008 12:59:20 AM

Too sweet for words, cute shot Carol! #5764784

Holly J. Jackson 4/9/2008 2:52:18 AM

Adorable shot!! Love it!! ;) #5765026

Jeff W. Robinson 4/9/2008 4:04:18 AM

Very nice work Carol! Jeff #5765379

Colette M. Metcalf 4/9/2008 4:12:05 AM

Very sweet capture:) #5765424

Colleen Farrell 4/9/2008 9:48:07 AM

Poor, poor pitiful Hershey stuck in the rain! LOL I LOVE this portrait, Carol! It's got to go far. I'm adding it to my favorites! :) #5766404

Melinda F. Schneider 4/9/2008 10:49:57 AM

Wonderful wonderful shot! #5766672

Leslie McLain 4/12/2008 6:49:54 AM

Love this photo. The colors and effects are terrific. A winner. #5778286

Chris Ebben 4/13/2008 3:08:51 PM

Hershey looks a bit worried, mightn't want to get wet!! Good colourful pet portrait, well taken=^..^= #5782966

Jen M 4/14/2008 3:52:20 PM

Very cute & creative!! #5787930

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 4/16/2008 1:51:08 PM

Fantastic capture of Hershey Carol!!!
Super effects, color and comp! #5796878

Susan Fox 5/1/2008 10:00:31 PM

Love this Carol! Great colors and composition. The added rain makes it perfect! #5870702

Mary K. Robison 5/2/2008 1:17:50 AM

What a terrific capture, and DD creation, Carol! The colors look so vibrant, and little Hershey is adorable! #5871218

Crystal L. Craig 5/8/2008 9:31:41 PM

This is soooooo great Carol! Fabulous expression and incredible use of effects :) #5902737

Corinne M. Thompson 5/19/2008 9:08:45 AM

This is greata, wonderful colors and rain effects! #5942167

Colleen Farrell 5/19/2008 10:24:25 AM

YAY!!!!! I'm so happy this is a finalist, Carol!!! Big congratulations!! My fingers are crossed for a gold on this fantastic portrait!! #5942737

Tammy Espino 5/19/2008 12:20:03 PM

Good going, congrats! #5944149

Tiia Vissak 5/19/2008 12:45:05 PM

Congratulations! #5944491

Mitch Spence 5/19/2008 1:08:18 PM

Love your funny puppy, Carol, and love this shot and presentation. Congratulations. #5944773

Jennifer L. Alder 5/19/2008 3:31:43 PM

A fabulous creation! Congrats, Carol :) #5945840

Colleen Farrell 5/19/2008 4:19:01 PM

Woohoo!! Congrats on your well-deserved WIN, Carol!!! Yippee!! #5946168

Eugenio Diaz 5/19/2008 4:34:31 PM

Congratulations on your Beautiful Winner!
Well done!!! #5946336

David Phalen 5/19/2008 5:20:29 PM

Big Congrats on a well earned Winner!! #5946806

Barbara Waldoch 5/19/2008 5:23:16 PM

Congratulations on this brilliant Winner, Carol! #5946824

Sam Britt 5/19/2008 5:57:17 PM

Congratulations on this win, Carol. So cute! #5947055

Lisa J. Boulden 5/19/2008 6:26:03 PM

What a sweet winner!
Congratulations, Carol!
~Lisa #5947213

Tammy Espino 5/19/2008 6:38:09 PM

CONGRATS on the win! #5947303

Robin L. Bailey 5/19/2008 6:58:17 PM

Congrats Carol-new for sure this was a winner!! #5947438

Mike Perez 5/19/2008 7:13:46 PM

Congratulations on your great winner, Carol! #5947544

Mary K. Robison 5/19/2008 8:04:37 PM

Wonderful image of Hershey, Carol!
Congratulations on your colorful and well-deserved win!
#5947938

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 5/19/2008 8:11:07 PM

Congratulations on your win!! Creative and cool Carol! #5947981

Pat Gamwell 5/19/2008 8:33:10 PM

WooooHoooo! WTG, girl! AWESOME shot! Big congrats!!! #5948146

Amy Jackson 5/19/2008 8:35:16 PM

Awww!! This is great!! Wonderful portrait of Hershey, Carol! Congratulations on your win!!! :) #5948162

Les Rhoades 5/19/2008 8:42:14 PM

Congratulations on your BIG win! #5948203

Jessica Jenney 5/19/2008 8:52:24 PM

Congratulations on your terrific win, Carol! #5948285

Lynne Morris 5/19/2008 9:46:20 PM

Huge Congratulations on this beautiful winner Carol. #5948542

Sylvia Rossler 5/19/2008 9:52:07 PM

Big Big congrats on your awesome winner Carol :O) #5948574

Corinne M. Thompson 5/19/2008 10:41:43 PM

Congrats on your win! #5948791

Holly J. Jackson 5/19/2008 11:39:26 PM

Congrats on your BIG WIN!! WOW!! ; ) #5948973

Carol Teal 5/19/2008 11:51:33 PM

OMG! I just got online for the first time today and saw that several comments were in my email about a photo. I clicked on the link and found this is a winner! I didn't even know finalists were out!! I didn't see an email from BP either, although I really haven't had time to check all my mail. What a surprise! Thank you all so much for your congrats and kind comments! I am so thrilled! Justin will be so happy to see his puppy's photo with a gold medal! #5949023

William F. Clair 5/20/2008 3:22:54 AM

Holy Cow!!! Put this into the Silver and gold club!!!! #5949618

Laurie Daily 5/20/2008 3:57:04 AM

He is so adorable! Congratulations, Carol, on your wonderful win! #5949832

Jennifer L. Alder 5/20/2008 4:28:18 AM

Congrats Carol!!! Wonderful winner :) #5949970

Wally Orlowsky 5/20/2008 5:45:55 AM

Congratulations on this too-cute winner, Carol!!! #5950436

Dr Silly 5/20/2008 7:09:43 AM

Congratultations Carol, on your wonderful Gold win. :O)
#5950841

Susan Fox 5/20/2008 7:18:15 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful win Carol :-)
#5950906

Elida Gutierrez 5/20/2008 7:40:22 AM

CONGRATULATIONS!!!
The Weed Trophy
A Special Trophy for
"The March Winners" #5951044

Leslie McLain 5/20/2008 8:24:15 AM

Congrats on your amazing winner. I just love this shot. #5951394

Terry L. Ellis 5/20/2008 10:06:58 AM

An adorable win,
Carol! So cute!
Congratulations! #5951880

Nadya Johnson 5/20/2008 12:28:59 PM

This is so precious! Congratulations on your winner, Carol! #5952576

Bill Knaps 5/20/2008 1:46:54 PM

Congrats on your win Carol. Bill #5952856

Sherry K. Adkins 5/20/2008 9:27:27 PM

Congrats on your second place win, Carol! #5954976

Cindy Bendush 5/20/2008 10:35:10 PM

Hershey looks so adorable Carol! Congratulations to you both! >^..^< #5955106

Evy Johansen 5/20/2008 11:44:14 PM

Big congratulations on your wonderfu win, Carol!! #5955239

Colette M. Metcalf 5/21/2008 4:16:57 AM

Congratulations to you!!!! #5955872

Dianna Hauf 5/21/2008 6:37:39 AM

OH Carol!!!! How absolutely adorable! The expression is priceless! WONDERFUL capture, full of color and a 'story'! CONGRATULATIONS!!!! #5956679

Dominick M. Dimacale 5/22/2008 1:35:36 AM

Congratulations Carol on your Fabulous Win.


Dominick #5960502

Mitzie Loland 5/22/2008 5:53:22 AM

Congratulations on your fabulous winner - great work Carol!! #5961581

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 5/22/2008 7:52:57 AM

HUGE Congrats to you and Hershey Carol, WTG girl! #5962151

Patrick Rouzes 5/22/2008 8:12:11 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on a well- deserved winner, Carol!!! #5964565

Patrick Rouzes 5/22/2008 8:12:12 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on a well- deserved winner, Carol!!! #5964566

Amanda Cass 5/22/2008 10:08:00 PM

oh wow how did I miss this one! just to gorgeous for words! love it! #5964771

eileen bedford 5/23/2008 1:16:44 PM

Congratulations on your win, well done... #5967796

Datha Y. Thompson 5/23/2008 8:23:05 PM

Congratulations Carol!!! This is too cute!! Beautiful colors and work!!! WTG :0) #5969279

Wanda-Lynn Searles 7/21/2010 2:36:51 PM

Oh how cute! Excellent capture and absolutely adorable! #8778640

Carol Teal 7/21/2010 8:39:44 PM

I missed responding to so many comments, so I want to say a huge thank you to all of you!! #8779339

Sharon C. Hinze 7/29/2010 11:23:01 AM

Carol, I've always remembered the photo of your son at the aquarium pretending to swim....then realized this is your image too! Such great work...the composition, the color, and the processing. Love the way you've created rain. So deserving of winning!
Sharon #8793590

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Description

F5.3, 1/40, 41mm, ISO 160, taken on an overcast day with Justin's Scooby Doo umbrella and Hershey's raincoat, "rainy window" action applied w/CS, original image layered over it but not sure of the opacity and then "rainy window" water drops were brought back in places using the history brush. Rain added in Photo Explosion Deluxe.
Justin is off on spring break and Ben took off too so we could do some things. Tomorrow Justin has a dentist appt and then we are planning to go fishing, so I am off to bed earlier than usual tonight. I will check back in tomorrow night! Happy "hump day!" I can't believe that spring break is almost half over already!

Exif: F Number: 5.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.30, ExposureTime: 1/40 seconds, Flash: reserved, ISO: 160, FocalLength: 41.00 mm, Model: Olympus E-500

Uploaded on 4/8/2008 11:16:09 PM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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