Garden Bench

© John Caruso

Garden Bench

Katarina Mansson level-deluxe 4/11/2008 7:38:14 AM

Lines, squares and colors - my taste exactly - I love it! #898485

John Caruso 4/11/2008 7:49:05 AM

I had a sneaking suspicion you'd like it, Katarina! Thanks for taking a look. #5774595

Dr Silly level-deluxe 4/11/2008 7:50:15 AM

Like how you have the edges of the bench going to the side of the photo.
Wonderful capture. :O)

John Caruso 4/11/2008 7:54:29 AM

Thanks Doc! At first I wasn't sure of that framing, but it really has grown on me. #5774611

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe 4/11/2008 8:15:35 AM

Excellent composition, warm tones and capture John! Jeff #5774679

Joy Rector level-deluxe 4/11/2008 8:15:42 AM

love this shot #5774681

Michelle L. Frick level-deluxe 4/11/2008 8:18:08 AM

Excellent elements of design John! Beautifully done! #5774692

John Caruso 4/11/2008 9:03:37 AM

I appreciate it Jeff, Joy, and Shell! #5774818

Melinda F. Schneider level-deluxe 4/11/2008 9:36:20 AM

WONderful!! #5774915

John Caruso 4/11/2008 12:13:25 PM

Thanks! #5775409

Daniella Puente level-deluxe 4/11/2008 1:58:56 PM

Colors, patterns and simple composition are very good on this one John! #5775714

Nikki McDonald level-deluxe 4/11/2008 2:22:06 PM

Bet you knew I'd like it, too, John :)
Wonderful lines and tones in this image. #5775823

John Caruso 4/11/2008 2:45:48 PM

Thanks so much Daniella!

And thanks to you, too, Nikki. Yup, I figured it was right up your alley! #5775916

Les Rhoades level-deluxe 4/11/2008 2:47:29 PM

Excellent comp of lines and squares. #5775929

John Caruso 4/11/2008 3:00:01 PM

Danke Les! #5775992

Margie Hurwich level-deluxe 4/11/2008 8:04:32 PM

Wonderful, John! #5777206

John Caruso level-deluxe 4/12/2008 5:12:23 AM

Thanks Margie! That was a golden day, to be sure! #5778009

Corinne M. Thompson level-deluxe 4/12/2008 6:33:33 PM

Great colors, patterns, and lighting, wonderful capture John! #5780032

John Caruso level-deluxe 4/13/2008 6:04:07 PM

Thank you Corinne! #5783489

Anna M. Halasz level-deluxe 4/13/2008 7:15:13 PM

Just beautiful !!!! Anna #5783775

John Caruso level-deluxe 4/14/2008 10:32:53 AM

I appreciate you taking a look Anna! #5786548

Elida Gutierrez level-deluxe 5/19/2008 9:59:10 AM

Congratulations on your FINALIST!!!! #5942478

John Caruso level-deluxe 5/19/2008 10:03:10 AM

Thank you so much Elida! #5942515

Nikki McDonald level-deluxe 5/19/2008 11:15:59 AM

Always glad to cheer on a Caruso bench shot. Congratulations on the finalist button and good luck in the next round, John. #5943408

Patrick Rouzes level-deluxe 5/19/2008 11:38:28 AM

Hey,John, CONGRATULATIONS on this wonderful finalist!!! #5943648

John Caruso level-deluxe 5/19/2008 12:44:29 PM

Thanks a million Nikki and Patrick! #5944478

Mitch Spence level-deluxe 5/19/2008 12:55:42 PM

Congratulations to you, John. Great patterns, nicely seen. #5944632

John Caruso level-deluxe 5/19/2008 12:56:37 PM

Thanks Mitch! #5944643

Tiia Vissak level-deluxe 5/19/2008 1:00:41 PM

Congratulations! #5944695

John Caruso level-deluxe 5/19/2008 1:03:33 PM

Thanks Tiia! #5944719

Pat Gamwell level-deluxe 5/19/2008 9:01:07 PM

Big congrats, John! #5948335

Tarun Bose level-deluxe 5/20/2008 3:08:05 AM

Big congrats for your finalist John. #5949566

John Caruso level-deluxe 5/20/2008 7:36:40 AM

Thank you so very much Pat and Tarun. I do appreciate it! #5951008

Colleen Farrell level-deluxe 5/20/2008 9:58:33 AM

WTG, John! Awesome find, beautifully captured. Big congrats on your finalist! #5951834

John Caruso 5/20/2008 10:04:23 AM

Thank you Colleen! #5951865

Susan Fox 5/20/2008 5:20:16 PM

Congrats John! #5954012

Sharon Day level-deluxe 5/20/2008 8:11:49 PM

Great capture, John!!! Congratulations! #5954747

John Caruso 5/21/2008 5:01:50 AM

Thank you so much Susan and Sharon! #5956121

Les Rhoades level-deluxe 5/21/2008 11:36:15 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this very nice finalist!
I knew it was a winner! #5960161

John Caruso 5/22/2008 6:34:33 AM

Thanks Les! #5961777

Linda Blair 5/25/2008 4:48:51 PM

Congratulations!!!!! ☺ #5976274

Carol Teal 5/25/2008 11:11:09 PM

Beautiful color and textures John! Congrats on your wonderful finalist! #5977390

John Caruso 5/26/2008 2:20:21 PM

Thanks so much Linda and Carol! #5979996

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1/4 at f/22; Lens 24-70; Focal Length 35; ISO 100; Tripod; Natural Light

This is s bench at the Chicago Botanic Garden. I simply couldn't pass up the weathered wood and the patterned brick.

Exif: F Number: 22, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/4 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 35.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi

Uploaded on 4/11/2008 7:14:38 AM Photo Contest Finalist

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