Nebraska Gothic

© Nikki McDonald

Nebraska Gothic

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict 8/27/2008 4:56:02 AM

Great image, colours and effects here, Nikki.


Dominick #987172

Agnes Fegan level-addict 8/27/2008 4:59:04 AM

Really nice Nikki...I like the saturated colors for this image! #6374683

Kathy L. Clark level-addict 8/27/2008 5:00:27 AM

Nikki this is fabulous. What wonderful treatment and composition. I love it.

Hey Nikki, Ken Ferguson is trying to reach you by email without success. #6374691

Linda D. Lester level-addict 8/27/2008 5:10:25 AM

What a beauty...great colors and effects! #6374769

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-addict 8/27/2008 5:37:26 AM

He had a good idea! I like this a lot! #6374941

Anne M. Young 8/27/2008 5:46:58 AM

This is sooooo cool - love your processing #6375003

Jeana Clark level-addict 8/27/2008 5:51:05 AM


Most Excellent Nikki!!!
Wonderful colors and your effects are outstanding!!!
Sure looks as though he was happy to pose for you!!!
Excellent capture!~!

~J~ #6375035

Bonnie C. Lackey level-addict 8/27/2008 6:00:52 AM

LOL, never argue with a willing model! Love the colors, the pose and the title! #6375097

MELODIE C. ROBERTS level-addict 8/27/2008 6:52:11 AM

Good Morning NiK

Wow The Colors are as Bright and Happy as His Smile!!
I LOVE Your Title!!
Excellent work #6375327

Shelly A. Van Camp level-addict 8/27/2008 7:21:20 AM

Very well done...love the colors and the effects as well! I bet he really liked the pictures you sent him. #6375497

Amalia Sylvia Ms Arriaga Salinas level-addict 8/27/2008 8:28:11 AM

Beautiful composition and colors Nikki!,
Amalia #6375884

Mike Clime 8/27/2008 9:14:05 AM

Beautiful colors and effects, Nikki! #6376088

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-addict 8/27/2008 9:22:42 AM

What a GREAT shot, Nikki!!!!! The colors are fantastic and you used super effects!!!!! ♫ k #6376145

April Riggs level-addict 8/27/2008 9:23:55 AM

Great saturation and effects! An eye catcher! #6376151

Mitch Spence level-addict 8/27/2008 10:20:48 AM

I love this shot, Nikki, with the sparkling colors and the effects. #6376402

David Phalen level-addict 8/27/2008 11:33:22 AM

Great find and capture!! Love the strong colors and effects!! #6376690

Murry Grigsby 8/27/2008 2:43:28 PM

Da, da, duh, da, da, Green Acres....:0)
Nice shot Nikki! I'm glad you sent him some prints too -- I always try to build a little photo goodwill too. I love the pose, saturated colors and of course the BuZZ !! #6377464

Deb Koskovich 8/27/2008 5:49:43 PM

Classic! Nice work, Nikki! #6378085

Rajeev 270293 Kashyap 8/27/2008 7:20:25 PM

Excellent image, colours & effects Nikki! #6378454

Ken Smith level-addict 8/27/2008 8:15:23 PM

That's an awesome shot..a man in his element. I bet we see this one again! #6378649

Jeana Clark level-addict 8/27/2008 8:18:30 PM


G'NIGHT NIK!!! #6378665

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-addict 8/28/2008 6:30:12 PM

Now that's cool! Great colors and comp Nikki

jo ann c. #6382581

Tamara K. Walker level-addict 8/29/2008 7:16:02 PM

This is fantastic! #6386585

Judy V. Kennamer level-addict 8/30/2008 4:35:50 PM

Totally gorgeous Nikki! Such a colorful and cheerful photo! I love it! #6389587

Susan M. Hembree level-addict 8/30/2008 10:08:58 PM

I love this, Nikki! Colors are bright and vivid, matching the farmer's smile! What a delightful image! #6390228

Joannie M. Bertucci level-addict 9/6/2008 8:02:13 PM

I LOVE the bright colors Nikki and I must say the pose is a winner! :-) Is there a Ms. Contrast by any chance? :-)
Congrats on your EP! #6421252

Susan M. Campbell level-addict 9/6/2008 11:16:19 PM

Fabulous work Nikki. Love the rich saturation. I agree with the others. This is a winner. #6421899

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-addict 9/7/2008 11:04:27 AM

You are really racking up the EFP's Nikki!!!!! WTGG!!!!! ♫ k #6423878

Joao Martinho 9/7/2008 2:49:21 PM

Fantastic farm man composition!!! #6424930

Stefania Barbier level-addict 9/22/2008 9:39:36 AM

spectacular Nikki, huge congrats!!!! #6488717

MELODIE C. ROBERTS level-addict 9/22/2008 9:54:46 AM

WoooHoooooooo NiK!!!
Congrats #6488882

Cyn D Valentine level-addict 9/22/2008 10:03:48 AM

Congratulations Nikki!!! #6489001

Mitch Spence level-addict 9/22/2008 10:14:23 AM

Knew it, knew it. This is one of my all time favorites of yours, Nikki. #6489151

Elida Gutierrez 9/22/2008 10:29:44 AM

Congratulations on your FINALIST!!! #6489330

Lisa J. Boulden level-addict 9/22/2008 10:37:22 AM

WTG!!!
This is a fabulous farming image!
Congrats on your finalist!
~Lisa #6489479

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-addict 9/22/2008 10:48:37 AM

WTG!!!!!! Congratulations on your finalist!!!!! Good luck in the next round!!!!! :-) k #6489630

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-addict 9/22/2008 11:05:24 AM

Congratulations on your finalist! A colorful image with a great feel Nikki!! WTG! #6489897

Susan M. Campbell level-addict 9/22/2008 11:41:20 AM

Way to go Nikki...congrats!! #6490459

Jeana Clark level-addict 9/22/2008 12:34:40 PM


HEY HEY HEY!!!!
Way To Go NIK!!!!!
Glad to see this one again!!!!
FABULOUS FINALIST!!!!!!

~J~

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!! #6491004

Nadya Johnson 9/22/2008 12:45:33 PM

Congratulations Nikki, on your outstanding finalist! #6491080

Mike Clime 9/22/2008 1:10:30 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Nikki! #6491274

Laurie Daily level-addict 9/22/2008 2:33:33 PM

Congratulations, Nikki...he must be thrilled with his photos...what a great shot and the effects just send it over the top...makes me smile to see him so proud and happy to show his stuff. My husbands family are a very long line of farmers...they sure work hard and are proud of it! #6491991

Judy V. Kennamer level-addict 9/22/2008 3:34:46 PM

Marvelous Finalist Nikki!!! Congrats!!! #6492386

Dolly L. Davis 9/22/2008 4:00:02 PM

Great capture and effects, Nikki! I love this! Congrats on your finalist! #6492556

Anne M. Young 9/22/2008 4:26:03 PM

Congratulations! Stunning.... #6492807

Stephanie Frey 9/22/2008 4:27:35 PM

Congrats on this great Finalist, Nikki! #6492826

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-addict 9/22/2008 4:53:48 PM

congratulations on this awesome finalist ~ go for the gold Nikki

jo ann c. #6493078

Sam Britt level-addict 9/22/2008 5:20:47 PM

Congratulations, Nikki!! #6493376

Mike Umbreit level-addict 9/22/2008 6:11:02 PM

Nikki - Congratulations! - Mike #6493885

Patrick Rouzes level-addict 9/22/2008 6:21:41 PM

The color here makes this one of my top faves of the month, Nikki!!! CONGRATULATIONS & good luck,my friend!!! #6494011

Michelle L. Frick level-addict 9/22/2008 7:07:50 PM

Beautiful finalist Nikki! Congratulations!! #6494471

Agnes Fegan level-addict 9/22/2008 7:30:56 PM

Congratulations, Nikki! #6494781

frank w. degenhardt level-addict 9/22/2008 7:40:44 PM

Niki- Wonderful work. Congratulations. Good luck in the next round. Way to go. #6494890

Datha Y. Thompson level-addict 9/22/2008 8:29:55 PM

W O W !!! Lovin the COLOR Nikki!!!! Congratulations!! WTG :0) #6495358

Katarina Mansson level-addict 9/22/2008 11:18:30 PM

Yeah - the big fork! Congratulations on another beautiful finalist Nikki! #6496376

Anna Diederich level-addict 9/23/2008 3:52:57 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Nikki! #6497245

Vicki L. Filippin level-addict 9/23/2008 4:15:50 AM

WTG, NIKKI!
That's so sweet that you sent him some of your pics. I'll bet he's got them proudly displayed! #6497380

Deb Koskovich 9/23/2008 4:17:48 AM

Hooray for you, Nikki -- congrats~~ #6497387

Dianna Hauf level-addict 9/23/2008 5:24:32 AM

YEEHAW Nikki!!! This is fabulous! LOVE the bright color and the combination of your effects brought out some really nice textures! Just an all around terrific capture! What fun! Congratulations!!!!! Hope school is treating you well! ☺d #6497700

Susan Fox 9/23/2008 6:23:03 AM

Congratulations Nikki! #6498004

Jean E. Hildebrant 9/23/2008 7:31:02 AM

Such a colorful, fun shot, Nikki! Congratulations to you! #6498349

Daniella Puente level-addict 9/23/2008 11:46:51 AM

Big congrats Nikki! :))) #6499487

Angie Sidles level-addict 9/24/2008 8:11:18 AM

Big congrats to you Nikki. This is BEAUTIFUL!!! #6505207

Carol Teal 9/25/2008 10:45:22 AM

LOL@the Green Acres reference. Great capture and he chose a great pose for this one. Love the bright colors! Congrats again Nikki! #6511077

Tamara K. Walker level-addict 9/25/2008 6:04:38 PM

CONGRATULATIONS! one of my favorites. #6512765

Pat Gamwell 9/25/2008 11:49:24 PM

Sorry I took so long in commenting on this fabulous finalist, Nikki! I thought I had already done it! lol:) (the mind is the 1st thing to go!) BIG CONGRATS, girl! #6513785

Dennis Flanagan 9/27/2008 11:32:35 PM

One of your best. A close second behind your Monmarte shot from Paris. #6522324

Kathy L. Clark 10/1/2008 8:02:30 PM

Nikki congrats on a truly wonderful finalist. I loved this the first time I saw it. #6540750

Lynne Fried 10/23/2008 2:50:04 PM

H Nikki - great shot - everything about it is wonderful! Congratulation on your finalist. #6647798

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-addict 10/31/2010 10:34:36 AM

Ohhhhh! I love this Nikki! Soooo beautiful, great colors and composition!

Must have missed this before?? Congrats on the finalist!

jo ann c. #9006485

Mitch Spence level-addict 11/1/2010 7:00:00 AM

This is such a favorite, Nikki. Good luck with it once again. #9008249

adrifil 11/1/2010 7:29:59 AM

This photo is great! It's a wonderful hommage to Grant Wood. :)
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Finalist
I wanted some candid shots of this man who was operating an antique haying machine at the antique tractors and farm equipment show I went to in late July. I did get some but it was not easy -- he really wanted something more formal. The cool thing about this one is that the pose was his idea, not mine. Since he doesn't have email, I mailed him prints of several of my favorite shots.
Boosted the saturation and applied Mr. Contrast and buZZ filters here.
Resubmitted 31/10/2010
Category: Monthly Theme: Seasonal Shapes

Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 8000/1000000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, auto mode, ISO: 100,100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 50.00 mm, Model: DSLR-A350

Uploaded on 8/27/2008 4:49:51 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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