Upside Down is Great! Two!

© Melissa L. Zavadil

Upside Down is Great! Two!

Lori Lozzi 4/6/2005 11:09:22 AM

What a great picture! It is framed perfectly and the colors (his eyes, shirt, and sky) work wonderfully. Great job!! -Lori #233352

Susana Heide 4/6/2005 11:44:22 AM

YIKES! You really are daring! But it was worth it! You caught this swing image from a very cool and unusual perspective! #1233775

Gail Vitikacs 4/6/2005 12:24:24 PM

Awesome capture!! WOW! #1233806

Cheryl Smith 4/6/2005 12:33:08 PM

I love this image! GREAT JOB! #1233824

Marsha S. Smith 4/6/2005 2:52:30 PM

Amazing perspective, Melissa and spectacular capture of action. #1234049

Theresa Marie Jones 4/6/2005 4:04:04 PM

Awesome angle and artistic approach!
Uniquely done Melisa!! #1234145

Stephanie Lyons 4/6/2005 6:03:37 PM

Excellent shot Melissa! Everything about this shot screams winner! #1234356

Melissa L. Zavadil 4/6/2005 9:37:06 PM

Thank you so much for all the wonderful comments I really appreciate it! I really had a lot of fun with this shot and so did my son! :)
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Amy M. Parish 4/6/2005 10:36:26 PM

WOW! This is an amazing picture! #1234731

Kara Hendricks 4/7/2005 7:07:27 AM

Your perspective on these rocks Melissa!! I love this!! I agree.. Winner! #1235675

Melissa L. Zavadil 4/7/2005 7:46:15 AM

Thanks for your encouragement! I have my fingers crossed! Thanks again for all the wonderfull comments I appreciate it so much! If you have the time check out the one I am posting today, maybe not as artistic but hilarious!
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Emylee M. Hendricks 4/7/2005 8:17:42 AM

Wonderful image Melissa, love your angle. #1235955

Tracy D. Siermachesky 4/7/2005 11:28:04 PM

What a cool shot! Love the perspective and nice blue sky in the background. #1237553

Kristy E. Lane 4/8/2005 9:17:17 AM

This is WONDERFUL! I love the perspective and the blue sky and his expression...all around great! #1238958

Rhonda Smith 4/14/2005 4:53:54 PM

This is an unbelievable shot... very creative Melissa! and daring..LOL Luv it! #1255033

Melissa L. Zavadil 4/16/2005 8:15:13 AM

Emylee, Tracy, Kristy and Rhonda thank you so much for your incouraging comments! #1259583

Tammy McAllister 4/20/2005 7:27:16 AM

This is FABULOUS!!!! I am sure we will see this one again...awesome!
Tootles #1270503

Lori Carlson 4/26/2005 8:47:09 AM

This is great Melissa!! And I'm happy no one was harmed in the making of this photo...ha!! :0) Great idea!! :0) #1293341

S J 5/21/2005 10:19:01 PM

Many Congratulations on this Outstanding Finalist, Melissa!! #1376940

KHAWLA Haddad 5/21/2005 10:24:40 PM

Congratulations on your finalist! #1376989

Jim Kinnunen 5/21/2005 10:44:35 PM

Outstanding image Melissa!! Congratulations!!! #1377140

Tammy Scott 5/21/2005 10:58:52 PM

Congratulations, Melissa! #1377264

Christopher A. Vedros 5/22/2005 8:49:28 AM

Congrats Melissa! Beautiful image!
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Lori S. Aschbrenner 5/22/2005 10:51:04 AM

Outstanding, Melissa! Love how his eyes match his shirt! Congratulations!! #1380762

Terry R. Hatfield 5/22/2005 1:07:15 PM

Awesome Melissa!!Congratulations On Your Finalist:-) #1381397

Susana Heide 5/22/2005 8:06:28 PM

CONGRATS Melissa! I knew this would make the cut! #1383160

Tammy McAllister 5/23/2005 4:48:01 AM

Congratulations...I also knew this would be here....hehehe!
Tootles #1384211

Lynn Crawford 5/23/2005 8:31:57 AM

Congrats Melissa, great job :) #1385299

Michelle Abraham 5/23/2005 5:54:12 PM

What an AMAZING shot!! LOVE IT!!! Congrats!!! #1387082

Diane Dupuis-Kallos 5/24/2005 5:44:47 PM

Congrats on an amazing capture and your first place win! #1391787

kerby lee pfrangle 5/24/2005 5:57:50 PM

Melissa congratulations on a first place win with an awesome entry. Well deserved. Kerby #1391899

Cathy Barrows 5/24/2005 6:02:25 PM

Congrats on your super win!...cute boy #1391950

Kara Hendricks 5/24/2005 6:04:20 PM

What did I say!!! Winner!! I'm so excited for you!!! Not just second.... but 1st!!!!!!! Way to go girl!!!!!! #1391975

Jill Flynn 5/24/2005 6:05:34 PM

A big congratulations on your First Place win Melissa! #1391986

Rhonda Smith 5/24/2005 6:17:43 PM

Congratulations! on a well deserved win Melissa! Great capture and you're a very brave lady in my books..LOL #1392174

Jane Summa 5/24/2005 6:22:53 PM

Congratulations, Melissa , on your 1st Place Win!!! Way 2 go! #1392243

Linda D. Lester 5/24/2005 6:25:49 PM

Congratulations, Melissa this is awesome!!!!! #1392278

Terry Cervi 5/24/2005 6:27:50 PM

Wonderful perspective, Melissa! Congrats on your well deserved first place win! #1392295

S J 5/24/2005 6:53:43 PM

Congratulations on this well deserving First Place Win, Melissa!! #1392498

Dolores Neilson 5/24/2005 7:05:45 PM

My goodness!! This is positively outstanding!! Creative angle!! This rocks, girl!! Rocks indeed! I wish I had taken it. #1392583

Stan Kwasniowski 5/24/2005 7:16:24 PM

Melissa CONGRATULATIONS

Stan Kwasniowski #1392660

Kimberly J. Whipps 5/24/2005 7:22:11 PM

Truly incredible. A most deserved win! #1392696

Colette M. Metcalf 5/24/2005 7:26:23 PM

Congratulations, Melissa!!! #1392719

Olivia Navarro 5/24/2005 7:28:09 PM

Congratulations Melissa!!!! Your dare paid off! :) This is an awesome shot!!! #1392728

Sherri Conley 5/24/2005 7:34:13 PM

Congratulations Melissa! Your perspective is amazing! #1392763

Stacy Wasmuth 5/24/2005 7:39:35 PM

Great job! Congratulations - I hope I'm daring enough to try this one day! :) #1392781

Christy C. Snodgrass 5/24/2005 7:40:23 PM

Congrats Melissa! You captured the magical flying feeling we all had when we used to do that! Great job! #1392784

Dan J. Holm 5/24/2005 8:03:31 PM

Big CONGRATULATIONS on your WIN, Melissa!!! #1392862

Chuck Inglefield 5/24/2005 8:07:33 PM

You literally feel the motion when looking at this photo. Very creative perspective. Great shot. #1392872

Nancy Grace Chen 5/24/2005 8:48:50 PM

Truly wonderful and original!! Congrats to you on a well-deserved first place winner.

Nancy #1392955

Melissa L. Zavadil 5/24/2005 9:27:38 PM

WOW I truly can NOT BELIEVE THIS; I took my kids out to see the new Star Wars Movie and I come back to this! I am absolutely floored! I can NOT believe I WON first place! This is CRAZY! YEEE - HAAA!! WOW I need to go have a swing now! :o) #1393060

Melissa L. Zavadil 5/24/2005 9:29:43 PM

Thank you ALL for your wonderful comments and your support. You guys are so wonderful! #1393064

Tammy Scott 5/24/2005 10:01:46 PM

WOW! WTG, Melissa!!! #1393136

The Italian Eye 5/24/2005 10:07:14 PM

HUGE congratulations on this WINNER!!! #1393159

Cora Miller 5/24/2005 11:10:31 PM

Congratulations, Melissa! This is such a fun shot! A well deserved win!! #1393319

Muneer T. Al-Awami 5/25/2005 12:57:07 AM

Congratulations, great image! #1393439

Kate Jackson 5/25/2005 1:25:07 AM

Congratulations Melissa! This is terrific!!! #1393482

Donna R. Moratelli 5/25/2005 1:55:10 AM

Congratulations!! Very striking image! #1393504

Marsha S. Smith 5/25/2005 2:45:06 AM

Yeah!!!!!! Melissa. Super shot and a big congrats on this FIRST PLACE winner!! #1393581

Tammy McAllister 5/25/2005 3:00:49 AM

Congratulations Melissa on your first place win, super!
Tootles #1393620

Lori S. Aschbrenner 5/25/2005 3:11:40 AM

Congratulations on your first place win, Melissa! #1393644

Claudia Kuhn 5/25/2005 4:14:12 AM

Very cool shot Melissa, congrats on your win!! #1393910

Kay Beausoleil 5/25/2005 5:54:14 AM

Melissa, congratulations on your First Place win and for having the imagination and the courage to make this great picture! #1394344

Stacey A. Bates 5/25/2005 6:05:22 AM

Congrats on your first place win Melissa!!! #1394407

kathy wolfe 5/25/2005 6:12:06 AM

Great perspective! how original ~ CONGRATS on your win!! #1394443

Deb Holmes 5/25/2005 6:18:38 AM

Big congrats on this adorable first place winner Melissa. Excellent! #1394483

Melissa L. Zavadil 5/25/2005 6:28:28 AM

This is soo incredible I still can't believe I won! Thank you all for all your comments and the site has improved my skills soo much I have to than this site for helping me to expand my knowledge and having a wonderful place for me to hang out with wonderful people that share a common interest!! THANKS SOOO MUCH!!

I SWING FOR YOU ALL!! :o)
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Melissa L. Zavadil 5/25/2005 6:29:31 AM

This is soo incredible I still can't believe I won! Thank you all for all your comments and the site has improved my skills soo much I have to than this site for helping me to expand my knowledge and having a wonderful place for me to hang out with wonderful people that share a common interest!! THANKS SOOO MUCH!!

~~~I SWING FOR YOU ALL!!~~~ :o)
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Michael S. McCook 5/25/2005 6:31:33 AM

Congratulations on this very well deserved win, Melissa!!! #1394551

Wendy Stevenson 5/25/2005 8:00:45 AM

CONGRATULATIONS Melissa on this FANTASTIC FIRST PLACE win!!!!! It's awesome!! #1394949

Patrick Campbell 5/25/2005 8:11:51 AM

What a great idea, and well done! Congrats on your first place win, Melissa! #1394984

Marta Azevedo 5/25/2005 8:15:18 AM

Great work #1395000

Ermanno Radice 5/25/2005 11:20:39 AM

Big congratulations on this marvellous first place winner Melissa. Excellent image, well deserved!

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Susana Heide 5/25/2005 11:28:07 AM

I'd been meaning to congratulate you on this amazing first place win, MELISSA!!! So here it goes: CONGRATS!!! I knew it was a special image when I first saw it :o) #1395801

Laurence Saliba 5/25/2005 12:15:15 PM

SUPER CONGRATS Melissa!!!!!!!!! #1395934

Mata Patan 5/25/2005 1:56:01 PM

CONGRATULATIONS Melissa!
Your perspective and idea really brought you to this fantastic win!! #1396173

Laura Clay-Ballard 5/25/2005 7:09:14 PM

congrats on your win! fabulous photograph! #1397311

Alisha L. Ekstrom 5/26/2005 8:57:58 AM

WOW Melissa....I'm out of town right now & had a chance to check the site & WOW....You did it!!!!! Congratulations on such a superb win & you so much deserve it!!! You are so creative! I love this image. Nicely captured!!! I'm very proud of you!!!!
Talk to you when I return home on Monday.
Alisha #1399006

Anita N. Hogue 5/26/2005 5:10:50 PM

This is an awesome photo!!!!!!!!!!!!! #1400190

bob cornelison 5/29/2005 7:08:27 PM

great shot! Congrats!
~:O) #1409434

Nicole Grimsley 5/31/2005 2:07:26 PM

Melissa...I'm so happy for you! I haven't been on in awhile and I pop in today and look what I see...one of my favorite people got FIRST place!!! You so deserve it! Congrats, my dear! #1415578

Jeff Dadey 6/1/2005 11:45:08 PM

Congrats on your win Melissa! Great shot!

Jeff #1421086

James Reininger 6/11/2005 9:27:26 PM

Great shot. Its so simple but yet very creative! #1459811

Greg j. Briley 6/20/2005 7:51:31 PM

Melissa I wanted to stop by and offer my congrats on your First place win before the May contest winners get here. I love this shot. Very creative on your part to think of this perspective followed by a great once-in-a-lifetime opportune moment. Thank you for sharing such a wonderful shot and a BIG CONGRATS on your much deserved win!!! #1494947

Rodel Simpauco 6/22/2005 10:58:03 AM

Just came across this. What an awesome picture!! Totally worth it if you got caught on the downswing!! :-)

Congrats on the award!!
Rodel Simpauco #1505945

Susan L. Vasquez 7/24/2005 8:17:33 PM

LOL! This is great Melissa, it's about time I got around to seeing your entire gallery. I didn't realize your children were so talented and I am very happy I finally got around to looking! #1633417

Karen Walzer 7/28/2005 12:20:05 PM

I really enjoyed your gallery! Just amazing! K #1649714

Martin Witt 8/19/2005 1:27:34 PM

Wow, what else can I say that hasn't already been said! Fantastic shot! Excellent angle and exposure. Sorry it took so long for me to find this. Congrats!!!! Cheers....Martin #1736578

Katrina Diaz 9/27/2005 6:17:35 PM

I have been to your gallery several times and somehow never seen this one...I don't know how I missed it! I love the perspective (you're really brave!) and the colors are so fresh!
Thanks for your congrats on my cowboy picture...I really appreciate it! ; )
~K #1893365

Susie Peek-Swint 10/1/2005 12:44:32 AM

Belated comgrats on this fab shot Melissa ~ your gallery is truly inspiring .. wonderful images!
susie #1905039

Janice L. Willis 10/6/2005 10:03:50 AM

What an awesome image --but kinda makes me dizzy- Congrats on it's win very deserving!!!!! #1923581

RC Fritz 8/23/2006 5:08:09 PM

What a great picture, Melissa! Congrats! #3205528

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2nd in the series, This was taken at the top of his pendulum while I was daringly laying on the ground underneath him. He tilted his head back and I took this picture!

Uploaded on 4/6/2005 10:35:01 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner


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