~ Glass ~

Gaurav Mehra 2/9/2005 6:17:53 AM

Amazing focus...great capture Casey! #213730

Cathy Barrows 2/9/2005 6:21:50 AM

excellent #1092889

Tammy L. Odell 2/9/2005 6:41:30 AM

Casey, this is AWESOME!! I don't know how you do this!! Excellent work!! #1092952

Donna J. Taff 2/9/2005 6:41:50 AM

Wow, Casey!!! #1092953

Lewis P. Church 2/9/2005 6:53:00 AM

Neat shot - and done with a "neat" camera! #1092991

Colette M. Metcalf 2/9/2005 7:03:59 AM

Excellent!!! #1093023

Jessica McCollam 2/9/2005 7:10:35 AM

Excellent work, Casey! It looks like blown glass to me! :) #1093045

Mellanie 2/9/2005 7:12:34 AM

Casey, I just love your water drop series! Beautiful work!!! #1093056

Kelly Abernathy 2/9/2005 7:23:36 AM

Wonderful! -K #1093111

Peggy Wolff 2/9/2005 7:27:31 AM

Beautiful Casey! #1093129

Cathy Gregor 2/9/2005 8:11:35 AM

I love this, Casey!
Very nice work.
-cathy
#1093216

Carolyn M. Fletcher 2/9/2005 9:39:41 AM

Excellent! #1093367

Denice Woyski 2/9/2005 10:09:24 AM

Very cool! #1093421

Darren K. Fisher 2/9/2005 10:12:56 AM

WOW Casey this is awesome, I love the lone drop along with the reflection. Very creative. #1093432

Kathleen Clemons 2/9/2005 12:46:33 PM

You make these look so easy Casey, and they are sooooo hard to do! Excellent! #1093680

Evy Johansen 2/9/2005 2:16:56 PM

Wow.... beautiful - and a great job, Casey! #1093895

Dan J. Holm 2/9/2005 2:22:34 PM

WOW! Gorgeous, Casey!! An awesome capture! #1093909

Marsha S. Smith 2/9/2005 2:24:27 PM

I really like these droplet shots and this is an exceptional one. Very nice. #1093918

cj patterson 2/9/2005 4:18:48 PM

beautiful casey! #1094134

Terry R. Hatfield 2/9/2005 4:35:43 PM

Very Nice Casey,My Favorite I Think:-) #1094180

Deb Holmes 2/9/2005 4:36:00 PM

Exceptional shot, Casey! #1094182

Casey A. Hanson 2/9/2005 4:56:50 PM

Thanks everyone for your great comments! It's so nice to come home from work and read all the wonderful things you all have to say! Have a great night :0) #1094239

William C. Raco 2/9/2005 5:33:18 PM

Wow, just amazing timing and detail!
Fantastic photo, Casey!

bill #1094321

Dolores Neilson 2/9/2005 6:22:46 PM

An exceptional shot, Casey!! You were patient and it paid off! Nicely done! #1094391

Casey A. Hanson 2/9/2005 6:58:44 PM

Thanks Bill and Dolores! I appreciate your comments :0) #1094464

Mary J. Costa Pearson 2/9/2005 8:15:31 PM

wonderful macro! Nicely done #1094670

Casey A. Hanson 2/10/2005 6:18:49 AM

Thanks Mary! :0) #1095305

Tammy McAllister 2/10/2005 8:04:34 AM

Such perfect timing. WOW! #1095648

Casey A. Hanson 2/10/2005 8:51:57 AM

Thanks Tammy! :0) #1095724

Deborah C. Lewinson 3/15/2005 6:06:49 PM

Congrats again Casey, this is awesome! #1176434

Jessica McCollam 3/15/2005 6:31:29 PM

LOVE THIS< Casey! SO glad to find in the finalist page!!:) #1176694

Kathy Shogren 3/15/2005 7:03:19 PM

Congrats Casey with this amazing finalist! Good luck with this in the next round. #1177041

Carla Metzler 3/15/2005 8:19:19 PM

Congratulations, Casey! #1177727

Jill Flynn 3/15/2005 9:53:04 PM

Congratulations on your terrific finalist Casey! #1178241

Kelly Abernathy 3/15/2005 9:54:22 PM

Congrats on a great finalist! -K #1178248

Colette M. Metcalf 3/16/2005 4:55:40 AM

Congrats Casey!! #1179327

Gordon B. Keyes 3/16/2005 5:35:29 AM

I've seen quite a few nice water drops around here, but this one's very exceptional, Casey!! You chose your mini pick well!!!

Gordon #1179613

Casey A. Hanson 3/16/2005 5:39:04 AM

Thanks everyone for your wonderful comments! I really do appreciate them!
Have a wonderful day :0) #1179648

Anita Hogue 3/16/2005 5:54:27 AM

Congratulations, Casey!! Great image!! #1179762

S J 3/16/2005 6:19:39 AM

Many Congratulations on this OUTSTANDING Finalist, Casey!! #1179911

Cathy Gregor 3/16/2005 6:30:22 AM

Congrats on this awesome finalist, Casey! #1179977

Casey A. Hanson 3/16/2005 1:39:46 PM

Thanks Anita, Sanjay and Cathy! :0) #1181652

Donna W. Neal 3/16/2005 2:26:02 PM

A winner in my eyes Casey!
Congratulations on a well deserved finalist and good luck in the next round #1181820

Marsha S. Smith 3/16/2005 2:49:54 PM

Cool, Casey! Congrats!!!!! #1181942

Debra Booth 3/16/2005 3:56:59 PM

Another wonderful finalist, Casey! Congratulations!! #1182285

Casey A. Hanson 3/16/2005 6:29:36 PM

Thanks Donna, Marsha and Debra! :0) #1182935

Stan J. Contrades 3/17/2005 12:27:31 AM

Very smooth, Casey, and beautifully done! CONGRATULATIONS on another Finalist!! Good luck to you!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1183591

Casey A. Hanson 3/17/2005 7:17:46 AM

Thanks Stan! :0) #1184574

Anette Linnea Rasmussen 3/17/2005 2:45:37 PM

Beautiful Casey!
Congrats on your win!

Best wishes, Linnea #1185616

Gordon B. Keyes 3/17/2005 3:03:51 PM

Way to go, Casey!!!

Gordon #1185702

Murry Grigsby 3/17/2005 3:06:05 PM

Congratulations on your win Casey!! #1185717

Dan J. Holm 3/17/2005 3:09:22 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this awesome WIN, Casey!!!! #1185731

Casey A. Hanson 3/17/2005 3:16:01 PM

Thanks Linnea, Gordon, Murry and Dan! :0) #1185771

William C. Raco 3/17/2005 3:33:45 PM

Wonderful photo, Casey!
Congratulations,

bill
#1185888

Stan J. Contrades 3/17/2005 3:44:33 PM

Very nice, Casey, and CONGRATULATIONS on your 2nd Place Win!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1185936

Terry R. Hatfield 3/17/2005 4:14:08 PM

Yea Casey!!!!Congratulations On Your Win!!! #1186068

Ronnie E. Howard 3/17/2005 4:14:40 PM

Big congrats Casey on your win, Great shot. Way to go girl. Ronnie #1186071

Allan L. Whitehead 3/17/2005 5:06:49 PM

Casey, congratulations on this wonderful win, it's very richly deserved, my dear friend - your friend, Allan #1186227

S J 3/17/2005 5:22:40 PM

Many Congratulations on this Well deserving WIN, Casey!! #1186265

Marsha S. Smith 3/17/2005 5:55:09 PM

Perfect shot, Casey. Congratulations!! #1186365

Stephen Zacker 3/17/2005 6:14:17 PM

Fantastic capture and beautiful image. Congratulations #1186412

Deborah Sandidge 3/17/2005 6:46:28 PM

Outstanding capture, congratulations Casey!!! #1186510

Carol Brill 3/17/2005 7:28:10 PM

Casey, congratulations on this well-designed and perfectly captured winner! #1186673

Colette M. Metcalf 3/17/2005 7:50:14 PM

Congratulations, Casey!! #1186770

Laurence Saliba 3/17/2005 8:32:05 PM

Congratulations Casey!!!! #1186912

Casey A. Hanson 3/17/2005 9:06:16 PM

Thanks so much everyone! I appreciate you all taking the time to comment! You make my day :0) #1186978

Kelly Abernathy 3/17/2005 9:18:53 PM

Congratulations on your win! -K #1187005

Kathryn (Love) Scheet 3/17/2005 9:20:09 PM

congrats on this exceptional image Casey!! #1187009

Deborah C. Lewinson 3/18/2005 3:44:57 AM

Congrats on your fantastic win, Casey!!! #1187403

Kathleen Clemons 3/18/2005 3:49:08 AM

Congrats to you, Casey! #1187416

Anita Hogue 3/18/2005 4:49:57 AM

Congratulations on a fantastic photo, Casey! #1187654

Claudia Kuhn 3/18/2005 4:57:01 AM

Congrats on your win Casey!! #1187702

Ed Heaton 3/18/2005 5:46:05 AM

Congratulation on an outstanding image! #1187903

Casey A. Hanson 3/18/2005 7:22:07 AM

Thanks K, Kathryn, Deborah, Kathleen, Anita, Claudia and Ed! :0) #1188299

Sharon Day 3/18/2005 10:29:54 AM

Fantastic image, Casey!!! Congratulations on your win! #1188709

Kara Hendricks 3/18/2005 11:14:55 AM

Congratulations Girl!! This is fantastic!! Way to go!! #1188797

Karen Engelbreth 3/18/2005 1:00:15 PM

Congratulations on your win, Casey! #1188970

Casey A. Hanson 3/18/2005 5:05:54 PM

Thanks Sharon, Kara and Karen! :0) #1189373

Diane Addonizio 3/18/2005 6:58:07 PM

Congratulations, Casey !! #1189533

Evy Johansen 3/18/2005 10:24:02 PM

Big congratulations on your well deserved win, Casey! #1189786

Michelle R. Kovach 3/18/2005 10:53:24 PM

Congratulations Casey! Well Done! #1189816

Casey A. Hanson 3/19/2005 6:22:52 AM

Thanks Diane, Evy and Michelle! :0) #1190583

Gail Vitikacs 3/19/2005 6:26:35 AM

This is wonderful!!!! BIG congratulations on this beauty! #1190603

Robin L. Wehrman 3/19/2005 2:20:26 PM

WOW! This is magnificent and congratulations on your win!! Well deserved Casey!!!! Well done!!!!!! #1191404

Casey A. Hanson 3/19/2005 3:26:47 PM

Thanks Gail and Robin! I appreciate your wonderful comments! :0) #1191445

Donna J. Taff 3/19/2005 6:19:58 PM

Congratulation's on this beautiful second place win, Casey!!!! #1191690

Leonard Pierce 3/19/2005 8:21:22 PM

Congratulations on your Second Place win, Casey!!! #1191859

Casey A. Hanson 3/19/2005 9:52:21 PM

Thanks Donna and Len! :0) #1191931

Dolores Neilson 3/21/2005 12:43:40 PM

What patience you have, Casey!! Congrats on your well deserved win! #1195606

Casey A. Hanson 3/21/2005 12:56:49 PM

Thanks so much Delores! I'm such an fan of your work...I appreciate your comments. :0) #1195647

Alicia A. Bruce 3/29/2005 11:21:15 AM

This is so cool! So... how did you do it? #1214904

Casey A. Hanson 3/29/2005 4:29:38 PM

Thanks Alicia! It's pretty simple setup, just alot of patience. Find something that will drip into a bowl of water and a macro and tripod. Then plan on being there for 3 or 4 hours! LOL
If you need to know more, e-mail me ok? Thanks again Alicia :0) #1215329

Michelle Andersson 4/4/2005 3:35:15 PM

I've been going at at similar shot for a few hours now and tinkering with fuocus. I've got a water dropper on the end of a broom stick hanging over my bowl so that I can predict just where the drop will land. But as hard as I try I can't get the focus sharp. My settings are 1/200 and 3.8 using a 105mm macro. Do you have any suggestions?

Thanks so much :) #1229006

Casey A. Hanson 4/4/2005 4:51:56 PM

Hi Michelle~

It just takes ALOT of patience. Make sure you're focused in the area and just keep trying. I can tell you that out of probably 1000 pics, I've had 5 good ones. It gets tiring. Make sure your flash is on also, that makes a huge difference. Also, play w/ your aperture value, that should help. What kind of camera are you using? If you have an aperture value setting, try that.
Let me know how you do, ok? Good Luck! :0)

#1229140

Michelle Andersson 4/4/2005 5:23:00 PM

Thanks for the tips and encouragement! I'm gonna keep keeping on. :) I've got a Nikon D70 and so I could try maybe a smaller aperture to increase my DOF. This may sound like a silly question but how come you found the flash to help so much? I've only got the an on camera flash. Would that still work? Thanks again for your help! :) :) #1229201

Morgan Kallin 4/7/2005 1:36:58 PM

Love the clarity in this picture!
/Morgan #1236680

Casey A. Hanson 4/7/2005 4:41:16 PM

Thanks Morgan! :0) #1236937

Patrick Campbell 5/14/2005 10:35:09 PM

Congrats Casey! Perseverance paid off in this case. Great job! #1352783

Susie Peek-Swint 6/8/2008 12:28:11 PM

Stunning shot Casey ~ I love to play with water and light but haven't managed to create anything this good so far ~ a very belated congrats on your win! #6034277

Casey A. Hanson 6/8/2008 3:24:08 PM

It's definitely a challenge, Susie! Thanks! :0) #6034821

Mike Umbreit 6/9/2008 5:55:16 AM

Casey - I was taking a quick look at your gallery when I came across this shot...amazing!!! Very impressive gallery too! Thanks for commenting on my John Hancock shot! - Mike #6037464

Casey A. Hanson 6/9/2008 7:49:58 AM

Thanks so much, Mike! :0) #6037963

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Description

Sigma 105mm macro 1/40 2.8 ISO 200 Water drop bouncing up after landing
Aperture Value Setting,Tripod, Window light, reflector, diffused flash, white bowl with red background behind to give some color in reflection. Have a great day everyone! :0)

Uploaded on 2/9/2005 6:03:02 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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