Tomato, Toothpicks & Pine Sol

© Patrick Rouzes

Tomato, Toothpicks & Pine Sol

Patrick Rouzes level-deluxe 2/22/2009 10:39:58 AM

Oh, & do not be too disappointed if you did not get even one shot you are totally pleased with! #1087798

Tamara K. Walker level-deluxe 2/22/2009 11:01:16 AM

Very, creative and unique! #7193942

Lynne Morris 2/22/2009 11:03:34 AM

Haha, love it Patrick, what a fabulous macro. #7193948

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe 2/22/2009 11:06:38 AM

Commented on this once but don't think it went though. This is just too funny, Patrick. I sure hope you let your wife see this.LOL. Very interesting idea and creativity. Details and colors are great. #7193962

Karen Engelbreth level-deluxe 2/22/2009 11:55:58 AM

Cool and creative image, Patrick.... #7194152

Sam Britt level-deluxe 2/22/2009 12:08:16 PM

Toothpicks, Pine Sol, a slice of tomato - how do you come up with this stuff?? Very creative & unique image, Patrick. #7194209

Pamela Shane level-deluxe 2/22/2009 12:08:39 PM

LOL! You are toooo funny Patrick - thanks for the giggle!
Super detail, color, idea, & composition. #7194210

Nancy (Peaches) Harker level-deluxe 2/22/2009 12:15:19 PM

LOL Patrick on your description, excellent capture! #7194234

Susan Weisensel level-deluxe 2/22/2009 1:01:06 PM

Very cool and colorful Patrick, I understand about the cat hair.
Thanks for the laugh. #7194404

Rhonda Burger level-deluxe 2/22/2009 1:18:16 PM

I don't know what is funnier...the image, or the description. I agree...what possessed you to come up with this combination? Rhonda #7194453

Cathy Barrows 2/22/2009 2:06:15 PM

you cracked me up #7194614

Ron McEwan 2/22/2009 2:44:35 PM

Don't tell me that some one will make a drink out of this. You sure have the eye for color combinations Patrick, this is another unique image and I learned how to spend an afternoon LOL. #7194735

Janet Daniel level-deluxe 2/22/2009 3:04:28 PM

Stuff like this happens to me all the time, Patrick! LOL Except I don't have your unique creativity! You are a hoot! This is one dynamite shot! Love it! #7194777

Courtenay Vanderbilt 2/22/2009 3:19:58 PM

LOL Patrick! Thanks for a big fat laugh after a grueling out of town trip. Love the image...fabulous colors and delightful description! #7194811

Tammy Espino 2/22/2009 3:43:00 PM

ROFLMAO Paddy!! What an awesome capture! I hope you poured that pinesol on the floor and cleaned before your wife woke up from her nap and found you wasting it :O) #7194885

Jodi Zimmer 2/22/2009 6:49:42 PM

your so funny Patrick! Interesting shot. I like all the detail and superb colors. The composition is awesome! #7195322

Beverley Scott 2/22/2009 7:27:13 PM

Someone has either far too much time on their hands or has run out of kitchen graters!!!! Love the colours and the humour, Patrick, don't think it would tempt me to taste it though! Bev #7195466

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 2/22/2009 8:10:31 PM

LOLOLOLOL...I'm at a loss for words here, LR1!!!!!! hehehehehe :-) Ma #7195575

Tommy E. Burgess 2/22/2009 11:02:44 PM

LOl very funny Patrick!! Not only is this a fantastic capture but wonderful advice on how to pull something like this off without spending time in the dog house. #7195774

Bill Wyatt 2/23/2009 3:45:47 AM

You are so creative this is beautiful. Excellent colors and details!! #7196401

Sirsendu Gayen 2/23/2009 5:36:19 AM

Excellent creative image.You are so creative. #7197081

Melissa G. Meiselman 2/23/2009 6:53:46 AM

Patrick, your description of how you set this up is so funny!! It gave me my first laugh of the day!! This creative shot is terrific with sharp detail, great color and awesome composition!! #7197379

Kerry Hill 2/23/2009 11:46:38 AM

Fantastic capture, awesome details!! I absolutely love your description Patrick and it's so very creative!! #7199472

John Connolly level-deluxe 2/23/2009 12:47:12 PM

Love your recipe Patrick! This obviously kept you creative mind occupied for a few moments! An excellent final result! #7200082

Walter H. Wiesbeck 2/23/2009 3:33:20 PM

Unique capture,Patrick! #7201797

David Phalen level-deluxe 2/23/2009 5:54:57 PM

LOLOL!! Only you could take a tomato, paper cup and pine sol and come up with a terrific photo!!! #7203115

Christine Lobsinger level-deluxe 2/24/2009 4:30:36 AM

Dynamic Colours!!! Awesome Mind!!! Love this cool image!!! How on earth do you do this???
Let's challenge EVERYONE that comes here to visit Patrick's Creations to DO SOMETHING CREATTIVE LIKE THIS...
PS Tremendous detais too... #7206613

Tiia Vissak 2/25/2009 1:27:05 PM

cool colors & framing! #7214629

Laura E. Swan level-deluxe 2/26/2009 12:33:48 AM

Ha! You are so funny Patrick. I love your instruction for us. So did you wait till your wife was snoozing so when she woke up and smelled PINESOL she would think you were cleaning house for her? (Sly dog!) I'll have to do that same thing so hubby will think -I- was cleaning!!!

BTW- this is a terrific image! Love the bright colors and of course as always your VAST imagination. -Laura :) #7216381

Marisol Pastor 2/26/2009 12:18:26 PM

Love your recipe Patrick! Fantastic colors and composition. #7218445

Janice Mezzacappa 2/28/2009 8:49:35 PM

Super cool, colorful and detailed macro! You forgot one thing, kiss wife when she wakes up LOL! Too funny and so creative Patrick! #7227437

Susan M. Hembree level-deluxe 3/5/2009 6:04:49 PM

LOL! I really like this colorful shot, Patrick, and even more so, your very colorful discussion. Thanks for a good laugh today! #7248740

Eivor Kuchta 3/25/2009 10:08:35 AM

I love the recipe, Patrick! Congratulations on your finalist, and good luck in the next round! #7327462

Stefania Barbier level-deluxe 3/25/2009 10:14:39 AM

congratulations on your gorgeous finalist!!! #7327509

Christine Lobsinger level-deluxe 3/25/2009 10:19:36 AM

A big Congrats Patrick on the coolest 'Finalist' imagination shot!!!
SMILING #7327556

Janet Daniel level-deluxe 3/25/2009 10:22:03 AM

Alright, Patrick! WTG! Congrats! #7327593

Pamela Shane level-deluxe 3/25/2009 10:25:54 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist Patrick! #7327648

Vladan D. Djordjevic level-deluxe 3/25/2009 10:28:18 AM

Congratulations on your terrific finalist! #7327680

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-deluxe 3/25/2009 10:38:09 AM

Congratulations, Patrick! #7327791

Hendrik Storme level-deluxe 3/25/2009 10:50:28 AM

Congratulations on your great finalist,Patrick! #7327933

A P level-deluxe 3/25/2009 10:52:02 AM

Congratulations on your outstanding Finalist Patrick!!


Tamara K. Walker level-deluxe 3/25/2009 10:53:40 AM


Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe 3/25/2009 11:03:29 AM

I just loved seeing this as one of the finalist. WTG, Patrick. Good luck in the next round. #7328111

Tiia Vissak level-deluxe 3/25/2009 11:13:56 AM

Congratulations! #7328230

Michelle L. Frick 3/25/2009 11:16:15 AM

Congratulations Patrick! Incredible shot!! #7328256

Bojan Bencic level-deluxe 3/25/2009 11:28:06 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, Patrick! #7328383

Melissa G. Meiselman 3/25/2009 11:30:55 AM

Congratulations on this stunning finalist, Patrick!! #7328418

Daniella Puente 3/25/2009 12:01:59 PM

BIG congrats Patrick :))) #7328692

Eugenio Diaz 3/25/2009 12:25:29 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful Finalist!!! #7328874

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 3/25/2009 12:35:23 PM


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


ROLAN NARMAN 3/25/2009 12:54:48 PM

Huge congrats on your superb finalist Patrick! #7329175

Tammy Espino 3/25/2009 12:56:35 PM

Congrats :) #7329196

Kerry Hill 3/25/2009 1:18:28 PM

A huge CONGRATULATIONS Patrick!!!!!!! #7329389

Janice Mezzacappa 3/25/2009 1:28:10 PM

Yippeeeeee Huge Congrats Patrick!!! #7329455

Deborah C. Lewinson level-deluxe 3/25/2009 2:54:25 PM

LOL what great directions for this shoot!

Congratulations on your fabulous finalist, Patrick!!!

Debby #7330074

Patrick Rouzes level-deluxe 3/25/2009 2:55:58 PM

Thanks everyone!!! #7330082

Cathy Barrows 3/25/2009 2:59:08 PM

Congrats on your finalist

Lindley Johnson level-deluxe 3/25/2009 3:26:44 PM

I love your description of how you made this very creative shot, Patrick! Congratulations on your terrific finalist! #7330278

Colleen Farrell level-deluxe 3/25/2009 3:29:03 PM

Hey, how'd you discover my favorite cocktail? lol I love your description, Patrick. FANTASTIC macro! Big congrats on your well-deserved finalist! All that work definitely paid off. #7330296

Nadya Johnson 3/25/2009 3:48:43 PM

Congratulations on your outstanding finalist! #7330430

Jessica Jenney level-deluxe 3/25/2009 4:01:32 PM

Congratulations, Patick on your terrific finalist! #7330520

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe 3/25/2009 4:23:27 PM

Congratulations on your finalist! Great colors and design Patrick! #7330686

Gail Vitikacs level-deluxe 3/25/2009 4:39:20 PM

Hooray on your wonderful finalist Patrick!!! Congratulations! #7330850

Beverley Scott 3/25/2009 4:46:36 PM

Huge congratulations on this imaginative finalist, my friend! WTG!!! #7330907

Debra R. Harder 3/25/2009 5:06:45 PM

You are always so creative, Patrick! I love your images. Congratulations on your OUTSTANDING finalist!! Deb #7331084

Amber J. Skene 3/25/2009 5:58:47 PM

Congrats on your CREATIVE finalist Patrick! Good luck in the next round! #7331338

Tommy E. Burgess 3/25/2009 6:03:14 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Patrick!! #7331379

Michelle Alton 3/25/2009 6:15:00 PM

Brilliant Finalist Patrick! Congratulations! #7331474

Sabrina Ryan 3/25/2009 6:25:10 PM

Congratulations on your well deserved Finalist, Patrick! WTG! #7331546

Annie Booth 3/25/2009 6:38:59 PM


Kaye Burazin 3/25/2009 7:08:29 PM

Love your description. Humor Plus a winning image. What a combo. Congrats! #7331855

Lisa J. Boulden level-deluxe 3/25/2009 7:11:08 PM

Well, we've seen smoke shots, then oil and water shots. Next thing, BP's pages will be filled with tomato, Pine-sol, and toothpick images!!!
(Hey, you never know...)
Thanks for the unique idea Patrick!
Such a cool and creative finalist!
~♥~Lisa #7331885

Susan M. Campbell level-deluxe 3/25/2009 7:18:06 PM

Congrats Patrick on this fabulous finalist! #7331928

Sherran Andersen level-deluxe 3/25/2009 8:00:28 PM

Congrats Patrick. Sherran #7332188

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe 3/25/2009 8:42:41 PM

You really are funny, Patrick. I love it and this photo finalist! How cool!!
kk #7332337

Laurence Saliba level-deluxe 3/25/2009 9:13:27 PM

Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist Patrick!!!


Amber Kennedy level-deluxe 3/25/2009 9:19:47 PM

way great!love your recipe!lol!you go! #7332433

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-deluxe 3/26/2009 12:11:38 AM

Congratulations Patrick!,
Amalia #7332660

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-deluxe 3/26/2009 1:51:36 AM

Congratulations on this FANTASTIC finalist, Patrick. #7332968

Stephen Zacker level-deluxe 3/26/2009 3:49:34 AM

Super colors and very creative. Congratulations #7333314

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe 3/26/2009 3:51:49 AM

Your effort really paid off:) Congrats Patrick on your Finalist!! Jeff #7333327

Laurie Daily level-deluxe 3/26/2009 4:04:59 AM

Love your recipe!!! Congratulations, Patrick, on this fabulous and oh so clever finalist!! #7333394

Anita Hogue 3/26/2009 4:27:48 AM

Such a cool and creative image, Patrick! Congratulations! #7333521

Carol Sawyer 3/26/2009 4:28:53 AM

Congratulations, Patrick!! #7333526

Patti Coblentz level-deluxe 3/26/2009 6:29:00 AM got me a big kid getting in trouble in the kitchen!
CONGRATULATIONS on this wonderful finalist...what a creation!!
Patti #7334014

Max Aureli level-deluxe 3/26/2009 6:46:02 AM

Congratulations on this fantastic Finalist, Patrick!!!! :-)))) #7334123

Sandra K. StJohn level-deluxe 3/26/2009 6:58:04 AM

Congratulations Patrick - this is a really cool shot. #7334185

Gary Lange level-deluxe 3/26/2009 8:44:16 AM

Many congrats!! #7334681

Alison Krylowski 3/26/2009 9:10:14 AM

Congratulations, Patrick! This is so unique with fantastic colors! #7334798

Wanda Judd level-deluxe 3/26/2009 9:52:03 AM

A gigantic congratulations on finalist...the photo is outstanding in itself, I can't get over how hard you worked to get the shot...the next time I see pine sol, you will come to mind...does your wife have any idea what you are doing while she naps? #7334983

Jeana Clark level-deluxe 3/26/2009 10:23:09 AM

Outstaning Finalist Patrick!!!!


~J~ #7335120

Daiana Kelly 3/26/2009 12:04:49 PM

Congratulation on this gorgeous image. #7335473

Patrick Rouzes level-deluxe 3/26/2009 1:45:47 PM

Thanks everyone!!! Wanda,LOL!!! #7335792

Douglas Pignet level-deluxe 3/26/2009 2:04:22 PM

Great caption on this one Pat, put a smile on my face, well done & congrats,doug #7335835

Stan Kwasniowski level-deluxe 3/26/2009 2:16:12 PM

Patrick, congratulations #7335882

Kelly R. Arceneaux level-deluxe 3/26/2009 2:21:39 PM


KELLY : ) #7335908

Cassie L. Woodlee level-deluxe 3/26/2009 2:55:46 PM

AWESOME Patrick, congrats!!!! #7336078

Marijana Fajgl level-deluxe 3/26/2009 3:04:45 PM

Big congratulations on your fantastic finalist, Patrick! #7336120

Sue Marshall level-deluxe 3/26/2009 6:23:01 PM

Big congrats to you Patrick on your fantastic creative finalist! :-) #7337308

Sharon Sawyer level-deluxe 3/26/2009 7:46:49 PM

Patrick, LOL!!!! I hope you finished shooting before your wife woke up from her nap. Congratulations on your finalist, your effort really paid off!!!! Thanks for the laugh!!! #7337664

Patrick Rouzes level-deluxe 3/26/2009 7:58:42 PM

Thanks again , everyone!!! I am happy that I could make someone laugh today!!! #7337692

Max Aureli level-deluxe 3/26/2009 8:03:40 PM

LOL I laugh too with your description, Patrick!!! Great work as usually my friend!!! Great shot!!


frank w. degenhardt level-deluxe 3/26/2009 9:01:45 PM

Congratulations on the Finalist for this creative work. Way to go my friend. #7337864

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe 3/27/2009 6:32:04 AM

Congratulations on Finalist for this delightfully humourous and creative work. Way to go! #7339545

Laura E. Swan level-deluxe 3/27/2009 12:13:21 PM

You have been busy getting into mischief with the judges I see!

They are all pulling this trick at home now!!!

Huge Congrats, Patrick!!! WELL DESERVED!

Myspace Glitter Maker #7340973

Robert R. Goodman level-deluxe 3/27/2009 8:26:56 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful capture,Patrick!!!!!!! #7342280

Jennifer L. Taranto 3/28/2009 7:47:27 AM

HAHA (the description)! Great colors on this fantastic finalist!!!! #7343933

Lorna Shutter 3/28/2009 7:52:40 AM

LOLOL!!!!! You mentioned in my "Happy Birthday, Courtenay!" image, that you could maybe make me something with Tomatoes and Pine Sol for MY Birthday! At the time, I didn't get it! ... NOW I GET IT!!!!! Ha! Ha! Tomatoes and Pine Sol really do go great together! I don't know how I missed seeing this one! A Huge Congratulation on your FINALIST award for this unique and wonderful image, Patrick!!!!! Photobucket

P.S. - I absolutely loved your recipe! Photobucket #7343951

Marisol Pastor 3/28/2009 1:53:39 PM

Congratulations! Your preparations for this image payed off! #7345154

Susan M. Hembree level-deluxe 3/28/2009 2:01:42 PM

It was the cat hair that really made this photo special. Seems the judges felt the same way. LOL! Congratulations, Patrick on your wonderful, colorful (both in sight and words) finalist! I just loved it! #7345189

Patricia Ronan 3/28/2009 4:29:27 PM

LOL Patrick, all your hard work creativity and effort paid off!!! Great macro, congrats on your finalist:)) #7345708

Sam Britt 3/28/2009 6:30:07 PM

Congratulations, Patrick. You definitely have a creative mind!! #7346127

isabel C. Zepeda level-deluxe 3/30/2009 8:16:11 AM


CONGRATULATIONS my dear friend

Ysa... #7352371

John Connolly level-deluxe 3/30/2009 1:28:20 PM

Heartiest congratulations on this wonderful finalist Patrick, Well done! #7353322

Inge S. Lasmana level-deluxe 4/4/2009 8:54:44 PM

Congratulations on your finalist my friend! #7372575

Inge S. Lasmana level-deluxe 4/4/2009 8:56:12 PM

Congratulations on your finalist my friend! Thanks for sharing the recipe LOL

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe 4/22/2009 4:36:01 PM

And a huge grande congratulations to you, Mr. Rouzes for your tasty finalist win on both your photo and your commentary!
Ms. Parker :-P #7434570

Cindy Bendush level-deluxe 4/22/2009 10:22:23 PM

Patrick - I love your story on this - it gave me a laugh as I can really relate -- especially to the cat hair! Be-lated congrats on this colorful and fun finalist! #7436991

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe 4/24/2009 2:46:59 AM

Congrats, Patrick, on this awesome finalist. The story started mt day off with a big smile! Thanks!! #7443177

Patrick Rouzes level-deluxe 4/24/2009 6:10:20 PM

Thank you everyone- you are all too kind!!! #7446246

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Recipe:Cut tomato in half( remove all cat hair after it falls to floor).
Search house upside down for styrofoam cup. Insert toothpicks in tomato. When wife goes for nap, fill cup with purple pinesol.Do not spill on tv stand. Place tomato on cup & shoot 1400 times.Enter on BP.

Exif: F Number: 2.8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/20 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 7.40 mm, Model: Canon PowerShot G9

Uploaded on 2/22/2009 10:30:20 AM Photo Contest Finalist

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