Twilight Garden

© Lisa J. Boulden

Twilight Garden

Stefania Barbier level-addict 10/17/2008 11:58:00 PM

gorgeous lighting, comp, colors and capture! #1018509

Laura E. Swan level-addict 10/18/2008 12:13:49 AM

Wow! Is this ever beautiful!!! -Laura #6617131

Barbara Waldoch 10/18/2008 1:07:25 AM

Beautiful, Lisa! #6617414

Dennis Gay 10/18/2008 3:39:19 AM

G'day Lisa,

I spotted this beauty in the FFFP gallery.

This has been so well exposed in that late afternoon light.

The combination of aperture and point of focus has created an all encompassing depth of field and an image displaying clear, readily discernible detail even in the gloomiest area.

The composition is very strong with diverging lines as lead-ins and is well balanced.

Contrast and highlights have been very well controlled and the colours are wonderfully natural.

Well seen, well conceived, well photographed and well presented.

Dennis #6617618

anonymous 10/18/2008 6:00:42 AM

GORGEOUS!!!!! I think this one is my favorite! The composition, colors, lighting and detail are outstanding! Love it! B- #6617931

John R. Crosby 10/18/2008 6:57:46 AM

Another winning shot, Lisa! Excellent clarity an all around great shot. #6618088

Cyn Valentine level-addict 10/18/2008 8:03:06 AM

What a beautiful place..gorgeous light and color Lisa..very well done! #6618334

Tammy Espino level-addict 10/18/2008 8:38:49 AM

I think you have a great series going here with this building! Awesome :) #6618511

Lisa J. Boulden level-addict 10/18/2008 9:27:21 AM

Thank you, Stefania, Laura, Barbara, Dennis, Barbara, John, Cyn, and Tammy for such wonderful comments.
Dennis, I really appreciate your detailed (and quite flattering) critique.
I really love having such wonderful BetterBuddies to share with, our love of photography!
Many blessings, Lisa♥


A P level-addict 10/18/2008 9:50:19 AM

So beautiful but how do you get to stay so late in the evening? Love the beautiful light you capture. Outstanding, Lisa #6618823

Sheryl A. Hudson 10/18/2008 10:03:23 AM

Outstanding work Lisa!!! Your exposure is perfect and the image stunningly beautiful!!! A Winner! #6618879

Lisa J. Boulden level-addict 10/18/2008 10:05:38 AM

Ann, this was taken around 8pm, hours after the Botanical Gardens closed its doors. But there was no one to stop me from capturing its exterior during this lovely sunset.
I was glad to have a fellow photographer friend with me, though. I don't like to shoot alone in such places at night.
Smiles, Lisa♥ #6618888

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 10/18/2008 10:11:14 AM

Incredibly beautiful, Lisa!!!!! ♫ k #6618905

Lisa J. Boulden level-addict 10/18/2008 10:16:39 AM

Thank you, Ann, Sheryl, and Kitty!
Blessings, Lisa♥ #6618929

Vladan D. Djordjevic 10/18/2008 10:23:30 AM

Fantastic place and image! Terrific lighting, tones, details and pov. #6618952

Ellen Hodges level-addict 10/18/2008 10:29:32 AM

Gorgeous capture and lighting. Lisa! #6618966

Lorna Shutter level-addict 10/18/2008 12:21:39 PM

Wow, Lisa! These images are spectacular! So incredibly beautiful! I think Dennis said it all! :) #6619357

Eugenio Diaz level-addict 10/18/2008 12:37:31 PM

IMPRESSIVE and Beautiful!!!
Well done Lisa!!!
Fantastic Image!!!
WTG my Friend! #6619416

Jessica Jenney level-addict 10/18/2008 3:53:51 PM

Stunning series of this beautiful conservatory, Lisa! #6619830

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict 10/18/2008 7:32:06 PM

Lovely scenery you captured here, Lisa.

Dominick #6620257

Gena L. Talbot level-addict 10/18/2008 11:02:52 PM

BEAUTIFUL Lisa :) What an amazing image, color tones are FANTASTIC!!! Outstanding work my friend :) #6620879

Nancy (Peaches) Harker level-addict 10/19/2008 3:39:12 PM

FANTASTIC and beautiful capture Lisa!!! #6623527

Nancy (Peaches) Harker level-addict 10/19/2008 3:39:20 PM

FANTASTIC and beautiful capture Lisa!!! #6623531

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-addict 10/20/2008 10:17:46 AM

Excellent light and pov, beautiful scene Lisa! #6627369

Mary K. Robison 10/20/2008 6:18:33 PM

Lisa, the bp judges will be hard-pressed to choose a winner from your series of "sunset-at-the-Conservatory" photos. All are spectacular, and I want to congratulate you in advance for whichever takes the gold (or higher) next month. #6629399

Angie Sidles level-addict 10/22/2008 7:45:35 AM

This is stunning Lisa!! Gorgeous work! #6637270

Ken Smith level-addict 10/22/2008 4:42:09 PM

Love the colors in the clouds..agree with Mary about the series. Very well done, Lisa! #6639076

Sherry L. Davis level-addict 10/28/2008 8:27:00 AM

Gorgeous! #6673279

Joan E. Hoffman 10/28/2008 8:45:10 AM

Just beautiful Lisa! Outstanding! #6673354

Cary Rogers 10/28/2008 10:29:29 AM

Hi, Lisa...wonderful lighting, colors, sky, and visual elements!! #6673910

Bob D. Hall level-addict 10/28/2008 3:50:09 PM

I just love the colors, lighting and comp on this, Lisa!!!! #6675022

Lisa J. Boulden level-addict 10/28/2008 4:10:52 PM

Thanks a bunch for your kind comments!
Smiles, Lisa♥ #6675076

James E. Coleman level-addict 10/29/2008 10:51:27 AM

Very, very nice. the view through the glass makes it on this!

Jim #6678885

Nadya Johnson 11/3/2008 11:09:43 PM

Wow! Incredible light in this gorgeous photo, Lisa! Wonderful! #6704605

Susan Fox 1/11/2009 11:36:55 AM

Love this Lisa! The lighting is just perfect. #7015639

M.Christine Duncan 1/21/2009 5:56:31 PM

Lisa.... an extraordinary finalist image!!! I'm rootin' for you girl, congrats from the DRU Club, and myself!!! #7063311

Tammy Espino 1/21/2009 6:09:23 PM

Congrats on a fantastic finalist! #7063448

Elida Gutierrez 1/21/2009 7:29:59 PM


Lorna Shutter 1/21/2009 7:39:51 PM

Congratulations on your Finalist Award for this stunning image, Lisa!!!!! :) #7064447

Robert R. Goodman level-addict 1/21/2009 7:48:59 PM

A big Congratulations,Lisa!!!! #7064512

Lisa J. Boulden level-addict 1/21/2009 9:19:41 PM

Many thanks!
~♥~lisa #7065231

Usman M. Bajwa level-addict 1/21/2009 9:51:36 PM

Wonderful capture. Congrats on this lovely Finalist.

UB. #7065381

Chris Henning level-addict 1/21/2009 11:25:25 PM

Congrats, Lisa. This is lovely!! #7065903

Robert K. Bemus level-addict 1/22/2009 12:21:14 AM

Congratulations on your Finalists, Lisa...good luck in the next round!! #7066174

Alex T. Mizuno 1/22/2009 12:26:38 AM

Out-of-the world image Lisa! Congratulations on your another Finalist!!! #7066200

Vitor Dias 1/22/2009 4:13:34 AM

Hi Lisa.
Congts for this beauty.

rgs Vitor #7067072

anonymous 1/22/2009 6:50:41 AM

Congratulations Lisa on your Stunning finalist! B- #7067719

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-addict 1/22/2009 11:19:12 AM

Congratulations on your finalist! Beautiful work Lisa! #7068837

Stefania Barbier level-addict 1/22/2009 12:15:46 PM

superb finalist Lisa, again huge congrats!!!! #7069259

Barbara Waldoch 1/22/2009 2:31:38 PM

Congratulations on all your Finalists, Lisa! #7069754

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 1/22/2009 3:27:07 PM


HUGE CONGRATS on your finalist!
Best of luck in the next round!


Sam Britt 1/22/2009 5:09:44 PM

Congratulations again, Lisa!! #7070573

Renee Doyle level-addict 1/22/2009 5:13:18 PM

Congratulations Lisa!!!! #7070589

Teresa A. Burnett level-addict 1/22/2009 5:29:16 PM

And another huge congratulations on this gorgeous finalist, Lisa!! #7070716

Wendy Moghadam level-addict 1/22/2009 6:51:58 PM

Congratulations on your finalist! I bet it will be a winner! #7071110

cheryl m. phillips 1/22/2009 7:34:23 PM

I love your work Lisa!
~cheryl #7071280

Nancy L. Green level-addict 1/22/2009 7:46:56 PM

Congratulations Lisa on this very worthy finalist, this is GORGEOUS!! <>< #7071340

Sheryl A. Hudson 1/22/2009 8:25:52 PM

Congratulations Lisa!!! I knew it would be a winner!!! #7071500

Debra R. Harder 1/23/2009 7:50:31 AM

Congratulations, Lisa, on another GORGEOUS, GORGEOUS finalist! Deb #7073157

Shawn Jennings level-addict 1/23/2009 8:35:01 AM

Beautiful color and light on this, Lisa! Congratulations on your finalist! #7073297

Eivor Kuchta 1/23/2009 10:18:55 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Lisa! #7073697

Dianna Murphy 1/25/2009 8:39:44 AM

Simply beautiful. Congratulations on all your success this go round! #7083985

Max Aureli 1/25/2009 8:44:39 AM

Congratulations on this spectacular Finalist, Lisa!!!! #7084013

Mary Beth Aiello level-addict 1/25/2009 12:49:56 PM

Outstanding, Lisa. Congrats on this fabulous finalist. #7084880

Jeana Clark 1/25/2009 2:29:44 PM

Stunningly Beautiful Lisa!!!
Very Well Deserved Finalist!!!

~J~ #7085433

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-addict 1/25/2009 10:44:40 PM

Gorgeous comp, lighting and colors!! Congratulations on your finalist. #7087153

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-addict 1/25/2009 10:48:54 PM

Wonderful lighting on this image, so beautiful finalist. Great work! #7087170

Mary K. Robison 1/26/2009 2:39:01 AM

Belated Congratulations on this marvelous finalist, Lisa! You did such fantastic work on this. Love the lighting! #7087927

anonymous 1/26/2009 9:06:45 AM

Hi Lisa, I felt the need to comment again on this image...I am very disappointed that this image did not receive GOLD! I personally think this image is OUTSTANDING in every aspect!
Excellent work my friend! B- #7089695

frank w. degenhardt level-addict 1/26/2009 12:31:58 PM

Lisa- What a beautiful view of this place. Congratulations on the Finalist. Well done. #7090586

April Riggs 1/26/2009 5:04:39 PM

Lovely! #7091646

Maria Morrow 1/27/2009 3:09:46 PM

Congratulations on the finalist, Lisa. This is so pretty; the light is beautiful and the clarity is exceptional. Very inspiring, I'd never viewed the garden this way. #7095369

Colleen Farrell level-addict 1/27/2009 11:04:14 PM

WTG, Lisa! Big congratulations on this gorgeous finalist! #7096614

Vladan D. Djordjevic 1/29/2009 8:08:53 AM

I really love this photo! Favorite!

Congratulations on your amazing finalist, Lisa.

I have to put this link. You can see the Botanical Garden in Belgrade: #7102103

Lisa J. Boulden level-addict 1/29/2009 8:15:35 AM

Thank you ALL for such supportive remarks. They certainly warm my heart!
Blessings, Lisa♥
ps: Vladan, I checked out the link. Wonderful. Thanks. #7102132

Cora Miller level-addict 1/29/2009 11:57:54 PM

Exceptional image, Lisa. Excellent exposure, composition, and feeling. Belated congratulations on this and your other 2 winning images. #7104767

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The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens
Created by New York Central Park designer Frederick Law Olmsted, and built in the 1890's,
this tri-domed Victorian glass conservatory features exotic flowers and plants from around the world.
These gardens are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Exif: F Number: 16, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 100/10 seconds, Flash: fired, auto mode, return light detected, ISO: 400, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 18.00 mm, Model: NIKON D80

Uploaded on 10/17/2008 8:30:51 PM

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Camera: Nikon D80 Digital SLR Camera Photo Contest Finalist

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