Field of Dreams

© Cary Rogers

Field of Dreams

cheryl m. phillips level-classic 6/26/2008 10:21:46 AM

Totally diggin' the color, Cary!
~cheryl #949503

Renata Gusciora level-classic 6/26/2008 10:49:04 AM

Love the color! #6110179

Daniella Puente level-classic 6/26/2008 11:34:48 AM

You did right Cary, this looks AMAZING! #6110339

Cary Rogers 6/26/2008 3:41:57 PM

Thank you, Cheryl, Renata, and Daniella! I appreciate your encouraging comments! One of the challenges I had with capturing this field of grass was that the light kept changing (clouds) and the wind was unpredictable ... but the scene itself was wonderfully "dreamy" looking. #6110964

Chuck S. Frizzell 6/26/2008 11:40:59 PM

Looks like a parade of Vegas show girls or flamingos. Love the color, great job. #6111926

Cary Rogers 6/27/2008 8:41:18 AM

Hi Chuck ... thanks for stopping by and commenting! There were a couple of patches of this grass in a huge field, and the shimmering effect really caught my attention! #6113555

Dianna Hauf level-classic 7/7/2008 9:31:28 PM

(lol, Chuck)
This has a wonderful carefree, breezy feel to it Cary! GREAT color to 'showcase' the movement of the grasses! #6152260

Cary Rogers 7/7/2008 10:24:44 PM

Thanks Dianna~! :-) (I know "I" have had a dream or two about a field of flamingos....and about Vegas show girls!) #6152329

Sylvia Rossler level-classic 7/9/2008 10:16:57 AM

Didn't know these grasses could look gorgeous in pink !! awesome work Cary :O) #6159331

Cary Rogers level-classic 7/9/2008 9:20:21 PM

Thanks, Sylvia! :-) I took a lot of shots of this grass patch, so I'll probably post another shot in green too! ;-) #6161161

Eivor Kuchta level-classic 7/21/2008 12:11:15 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Cary! #6206165

Michelle L. Frick level-classic 7/21/2008 12:12:55 PM

Beautiful finalist Cary! #6206193

Cary Rogers 7/21/2008 12:50:39 PM

Thank you, Eivor, and Michelle! :-) When I get a chance, I'll have to browse through all this month's Finalists....in the meantime, CONGRATULATIONS to all this month's Finalists!! #6206678

Stephanie Frey 7/21/2008 5:04:53 PM

Congrats on your beautiful finalist! #6209031

Colleen Farrell level-classic 7/21/2008 5:57:00 PM

Wow, I love what you did with this, Cary! And the title is perfect. Big congratulations on your finalist!! #6209454

Dianna Hauf level-classic 7/21/2008 6:12:16 PM

WTG, Cary! Congratulations and all the best next round! #6209572

Sam Britt level-classic 7/21/2008 6:12:56 PM

Congratulations, terrific finalist, Cary! #6209580

Wendy Moghadam level-classic 7/21/2008 8:13:00 PM

Congratulations- dreamy and surreal #6210395

Cary Rogers 7/21/2008 10:59:56 PM

Stephanie, Colleen, dianna, Sam, and Wendy...thank you for your encouragement and your inspiring work! #6211049

Kristy A. Keene 7/22/2008 3:09:52 AM

Congrats on your Finalist!! #6211761

Debra R. Harder level-classic 7/22/2008 12:08:55 PM

BIG CONGRATS, Cary!! This is BRILLIANT WORK!! Deb #6215335

Corinne M. Thompson level-classic 7/22/2008 2:25:29 PM

Congrats on your Finalist for this wonderful image! #6215984

Cary Rogers level-classic 7/22/2008 3:12:09 PM

Thank you so much for kind words, Kristy, Debra, and Corinne....I appreciate it~! :-) #6216199

Janet Daniel level-classic 7/22/2008 4:13:36 PM

Congratulations on your win, Cary!
Sorry I missed this beauty last month! #6216598

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 7/22/2008 5:51:33 PM

Congratulations on your second place Winner, Cary. #6217314

Sam Britt level-classic 7/22/2008 6:10:00 PM

Congratulations on this winner, Cary! #6217518

Stephanie Frey level-classic 7/22/2008 6:16:57 PM

Congratulations Cary! #6217578

Janet McNeil level-classic 7/22/2008 6:20:57 PM

Congratulations, Cary - lovely effects!! #6217612

Cary Rogers level-classic 7/22/2008 6:46:35 PM

Janet D, Kay, Sam, Stephanie, and Janet M....thank you all for your encouraging words and inspiring work! :-) #6217785

Karen Celella level-classic 7/22/2008 6:55:21 PM

Cary, congratulations on your winning creation! It inspires me to think out of the box. #6217846

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 7/22/2008 7:22:16 PM

Congratulations on your win with this wonderful image, Cary!!!!! ♫ k #6218089

Allen O. Howard 7/22/2008 7:56:31 PM

Excellent Cary! Congratulations! #6218265

Colleen Farrell level-classic 7/22/2008 8:14:50 PM

So pleased to see a gold on this--big congrats, Cary! #6218364

Raymond Pauly level-classic 7/22/2008 8:27:37 PM

Cool winner! Congratulations, Cary. #6218438

Joan E. Hoffman level-classic 7/22/2008 8:54:54 PM

WTG Cary!!!! Love this, and it is a well deserved winner!!!! #6218581

Elida Gutierrez 7/22/2008 10:35:30 PM

CONGRATULATIONS!!!
Three Roses for "The Winners"
A Special Trophy for
"The June Winners" #6218883

Drena Clementino 7/22/2008 10:52:15 PM

Congratulations on your win, great job Cary! #6218965

cheryl m. phillips level-classic 7/22/2008 10:54:43 PM

YAY!!

~cheryl #6218978

Tiia Vissak level-classic 7/22/2008 10:58:47 PM

Congratulations! #6218999

Cary Rogers 7/22/2008 11:12:11 PM

Karen, Kitty, Allen, Colleen, Raymond, Joan, Elida, Drena, Cheryl, and Tiia---thank you ALL so much for taking the time to stop by~! It means a lot to me! :-)
AND a HUGE CONGRATULATIONS to all the other Winners and Finalists!! #6219061

Tarun Bose 7/23/2008 1:09:34 AM

Big, big congrats Cary, for your second place winner. Namaste. #6219432

Jessica Jenney level-classic 7/23/2008 3:49:07 AM

Congratulations, Cary on your beautiful win! #6219868

Sharon F. Morris level-classic 7/23/2008 8:09:16 AM

Congrats Cary. So simply and so beautiful !! #6221145

Don Johnson level-classic 7/23/2008 12:03:40 PM

Wow! Wow! Amazing! #6221922

Colette M. Metcalf level-classic 7/23/2008 7:01:27 PM

Congrats!!!! #6223243

Nancy (Peaches) Harker level-classic 7/23/2008 7:26:00 PM

Big Congrats Cary on your win, Love the color! #6223319

Cary Rogers level-classic 7/23/2008 8:31:21 PM

Thank you Tarun, Jessica, Sharon, Don, Colette, and Peaches~! I appreciate you all coming by and leaving me your comments! :-) #6223510

Lorri Shank level-classic 7/26/2008 7:43:36 PM

Congratulations, Cary!!!!! Beautiful! #6234852

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 7/27/2008 6:26:15 AM

Congrats on your Win Cary!! Jeff #6235685

Cary Rogers level-classic 7/27/2008 10:10:04 AM

Thank you, Lorri, and Jeff....I appreciate it~! ;-) #6236491

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 8/9/2008 6:13:23 PM

Cary, Congratulations on this phenomenal Winner!!! WTG!!! #6292867

Cary Rogers level-classic 8/9/2008 6:32:34 PM

Thanks, Patrick! I appreciate you stopping by~! #6292921

Janet McNeil level-classic 8/13/2008 4:13:39 AM

Congratulations for being featured in Digital Darkroom!! Great effects, Cary!! #6307416

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 8/13/2008 8:40:19 AM

Such a beautiful image Cary, great colors and flow. Congratulations on your win and Digital Darkroom feature today! #6308299

Cary Rogers 8/13/2008 9:47:05 AM

Thank you, Janet and Donna~! :-) I didn't realize this photo was featured in the newsletter until I read your nice remarks. #6308515

Corinne M. Thompson level-classic 8/19/2008 9:52:52 AM

Congrats to you Cary, on both the DD feature and your win! #6333096

Cary Rogers 8/19/2008 10:18:17 AM

Hi, Corinne...and thanks! I appreciate you stopping by and commenting! :-) #6333162

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 1/15/2009 11:06:05 PM

Congratulations, Cary on this superb capture and getting GOLDEN.

UB. #7037266

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 1/15/2009 11:06:46 PM

Congratulations, Cary on this superb capture and getting GOLDEN.

UB. #7037269

Cary Rogers 1/16/2009 9:54:34 AM

Thank you, UB! Thank you, UB! Grass has been very good to me as a photographic subject! ;-) #7039818

Patricia A. Stalter 2/1/2009 5:46:29 PM

Oh goodness, I am late at giving you my kudos! Good on you!!! #7115404

Cary Rogers 2/1/2009 10:51:28 PM

Thanks, Patricia~! :-) This photo wasn't a recent win, though; it was clear back from July 2008. I use it in my gallery as a placeholder for the beginning of a new contest month. Thanks again! #7115982

Murry Grigsby 2/16/2009 1:52:09 PM

I had missed this one too Cary! What a great change and result with the hue slider! This field looks like one of those sugary kids cereal that will be followed by Pepto-Bismo :0) Great light, action and full frame COLOR!! #7172902

Cary Rogers 2/16/2009 5:19:24 PM

Thanks, Murry! The original color of these grasses was a pale, grayish-green...so, I thought I'd shift the color and give it a new look! The new color is a bit like purged strawberry pop, ice cream, and Pepto-Bismal. ;-) #7173487

M.Christine Duncan 2/27/2009 7:00:25 AM

Like a dream!!! I realize this is an older win, but congrats anyways... the light and color are divine! #7222028

Cary Rogers 2/27/2009 10:48:52 AM

Thank you for coming by and commenting, Christine! The lighting on these grasses was very special that day, but there was a slight wind that I had to work around! Thanks again~! #7222791

Dianna Murphy level-classic 5/2/2009 10:04:29 AM

Perfect title, Love the color. Congratulations!!! #7476696

Cary Rogers level-classic 5/2/2009 11:02:09 AM

Thanks for dropping by and leaving me your comment, Dianna! I appreciate it! #7476815

Karen K. Givens level-classic 6/4/2009 4:55:18 AM

Love the color and feel of movement created. Very nice work Cary. #7596147

Dick Jenkins level-classic 6/4/2009 7:05:26 AM

A real eye catcher Cary. Would look just perfect in my dining room. Very nice work! #7596593

Cary Rogers level-classic 6/4/2009 10:14:46 AM

Thank you for your great comments, Karen, and Dick! Although I would have preferred less wind when I sot this field, it worked pretty well with the subject matter. #7597152

Ray E. Reiffenberger level-classic 6/15/2009 6:07:20 PM

Love this one and congrats on your win. #7633889

Cary Rogers level-classic 6/15/2009 6:20:28 PM

Thank you, Ray! I appreciate you coming by my gallery and leaving me a comment! #7633941

Stephen Zacker level-classic 6/20/2009 6:16:01 AM

Very creative and cool. Congratulations #7655053

Cary Rogers level-classic 6/20/2009 9:50:25 AM

Thanks for dropping by and leaving me a comment, Stephen! Last week I went to the area where I shot this photo (in 2008), to see if the grass had gone to seed yet, and the whole field looked completely different. I'm glad I was able to get the shots I did, last year. #7656517

Diane E. Deming level-classic 8/26/2009 6:53:44 PM

I love this, Cary. It is beautiful and you are very creative. I am enjoying your gallery. #7891176

Cary Rogers level-classic 8/27/2009 11:12:14 AM

Thank you for coming by and leaving me your nice comments, Diane....I appreciate your inspiring feedback! #7893101

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Description


To add a little more visual interest--and because I didn't like the shade of green in the original capture--I shifted the hue to this color and adjusted the saturation.

Exif: F Number: 4, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/10000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 64, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 6.00 mm, Model: DSC-H1

Uploaded on 6/26/2008 10:18:38 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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