'I ain't got no body...'

© Francis Cailles

'I ain't got no body...'

Cathy Stancil 4/14/2005 10:26:38 PM

Love the tones, the textures, the lines in the sand...Another beautiful shot Francis ! And great title ! #236683

Kristen McKain 4/15/2005 7:08:29 AM

Wow! Fantastic! #1256542

Brenda W. LaFleur 5/22/2005 6:58:11 PM

Congrats, Frances! Love this one! #1382842

Cora Miller 5/22/2005 11:21:56 PM

ROFL!!! What a title! And that skull there looks entirely natural to me. We never would have known it was planted if you hadn't told us. :) Another remarkable image from you with equisite detail from the immediate foreground to the far distant mountain peaks and that low warm light that makes even a dead head look good! Congratulations, Francis. This one certainly deserves the recognition and the win! #1383594

Jan Van Assche 5/24/2005 12:22:46 AM

Haha great title and great photo ! #1387984

Susie Peek-Swint 5/24/2005 12:24:29 AM

Beautiful image alone without the skull but I love the touch of humour ~ great image! Congrats on finals and potd! #1387989

Muneer T. Al-Awami 5/24/2005 12:30:30 AM

Beautiful image! #1388001

Humayun Rizwan 5/24/2005 12:34:40 AM

CONGRATULATIONS, Francis on well-deserved POTD. Great image #1388007

Bill Houghton 5/24/2005 1:32:45 AM

Beautiful desert scenic. Congratulations on your win. #1388052

Judy S. Fung 5/24/2005 2:49:29 AM

Congrats on finalist and POTD, Francis! #1388132

Bonnie C. Lackey 5/24/2005 3:00:53 AM

Congratulations on the honors for this outstanding image! #1388172

Laura Clay-Ballard 5/24/2005 3:55:18 AM

This one is a winner! congrats! #1388438

Scott Pedersen 5/24/2005 4:05:31 AM

Nice composition. #1388498

Debra Booth 5/24/2005 4:10:51 AM

Beautiful, Francis! Congratulations on your finalist and on POTD! #1388528

Darren K. Fisher 5/24/2005 4:15:41 AM

A big CONGRATS to you Francis. #1388553

Joy Rector 5/24/2005 4:26:30 AM

Congrats on POTD #1388625

Dorothy E. Reed 5/24/2005 4:45:12 AM

congratulations Francis....one of my favorites of yours...oh heck, all your work is a favorite for me. #1388748

Dan Walters 5/24/2005 4:55:07 AM

Awesome shot! I really like the composition and the light! #1388823

Penny Steiner 5/24/2005 4:56:06 AM

Gorgeous POTD and a gallery worthy of a photographic artist. Congratulations. #1388834

Jeff Lovinger 5/24/2005 5:01:29 AM

Congrats Francis on this fantastic POTD. Your work is so beautiful. #1388866

Cathy Barrows 5/24/2005 5:17:31 AM

congrats on your POTD...love the title #1388976

Sanford Dickerson 5/24/2005 5:17:43 AM

Truly impressive Photo. Fine example of what photo art is all about. Hats off to you!!!!! #1388979

Wendy Stevenson 5/24/2005 5:31:02 AM

Congrats on this beautifully composed and executed image!!! Perfect lighting and amazing colour! #1389058

Francis Cailles 5/24/2005 5:31:38 AM

Thanks guys...I really appreciate the kind remarks. What a great surprise to be chosen POTD! woo-hoo!

Thanks again...what a generous bunch of folks! #1389064

Olivia Navarro 5/24/2005 6:12:14 AM

WOW, what a shot, Francis! And your title is hilarious! Congrats on your POTD! #1389301

Kate Jackson 5/24/2005 6:16:12 AM

I love sun and shade sand dune pictures. This one is great. Congrats on POTD #1389345

Kay Beausoleil 5/24/2005 6:40:56 AM

Congratulations on your POTD, Francis -- a wonderful composition you made, worth getting up early in the morning for! #1389549

Leanne M.E. Boyd 5/24/2005 7:46:28 AM

Excellent shot Francis, and congratulations on your POTD! #1389820

Kimberly J. Whipps 5/24/2005 8:00:44 AM

Okay, I wasn't having the best morning and you and this title just really cheered me up. Great shot - perfect title. #1389898

Michelle R. Kovach 5/24/2005 8:17:38 AM

Congrats on your finalist & POTD! #1389965

Sharon Day 5/24/2005 9:18:33 AM

Double congratulations, Francis!!! Gorgeous and stunning image! #1390133

Lori Carlson 5/24/2005 11:00:02 AM

GREAT "plant" Francis!! :0) It goes perfectly! :0) This is so visually pleasing...great job! Congrats on your POTD!! :0) #1390433

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 5/24/2005 12:06:54 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist photo!! Fantastic potd as well! #1390552

Ed Heaton 5/24/2005 2:32:15 PM

Hi Francis,
Great job on this! Congrats on POTD! #1391067

William C. Raco 5/24/2005 3:50:09 PM

Excellent photo, Francis!
Congratulations on the POTD recognition.


Kathleen R. Struckle 5/24/2005 4:14:58 PM

Awesome image francis! Congrats on POTD!! #1391421

C, William Dunsay 5/24/2005 4:53:58 PM

Take away the skull and it still doesn't look real. How beautiful! #1391564

Diane Dupuis 5/24/2005 5:41:28 PM

Congrats on your first place win! #1391763

William C. Raco 5/24/2005 5:53:44 PM

What a day!
POTD and First Place!
Congratulations, Francis!


Kerby Pfrangle 5/24/2005 5:54:52 PM


Congratulations on first place.

Well deserved.

Kerby #1391871

Sharon Day 5/24/2005 5:56:33 PM

Congratulations on your first place win, Francis!!! Well done! #1391886

Cathy Barrows 5/24/2005 6:00:31 PM

Congrats on your super win! #1391919

Brenda W. LaFleur 5/24/2005 6:03:44 PM

Yoohoo! Way to go, buddy! #1391969

Terry Cervi 5/24/2005 6:20:58 PM

A beautiful image and I love the title too, Francis! Congrats on your first place win! #1392217

Rhonda Smith 5/24/2005 6:21:08 PM

With or without the skull.. this is a winner!! Congrats! #1392219

melvina weatherby 5/24/2005 6:39:12 PM

Congratulations on your well deserved first place win !! #1392393

Francis Cailles 5/24/2005 6:42:21 PM

WOO-HOO!! What a day!! Thanks everyone for looking and commenting.

Unnnnnnnnbelieeeeeevable!!!! #1392426

Carolyn J. Connolly 5/24/2005 7:12:37 PM

Woo-hoo indeed, Francis...but it shouldn't be unbelievable to you - it's certainly NOT to all of us!!! ;-)

This is SUCH a wonderful image - and, is SO-O deserving of being chosen as a Finalist, POTD, AND then, FIRST PLACE winner, Francis...YAY!!! Sincere congratulations!!! :-) #1392632

Sherri Conley 5/24/2005 7:24:30 PM

Congratulations on your first place win, Francis! Well done! #1392707

Peter K. Burian 5/24/2005 7:40:38 PM

This is an exceptional image, Francis. I wish I had taken a steer skull with me to Death Valley last year.

And congratulations!

Peter Burian, www.peterkburian.com
BetterPhoto Instructor #1392785

Jeff Lovinger 5/24/2005 7:48:52 PM

Congrats Francis on your first place win!!!!!
This is one of my favorites. #1392816

Chuck Inglefield 5/24/2005 8:09:20 PM

Wonderful color and contrast. Your composition is fantastic. #1392876

Patrick Campbell 5/24/2005 8:55:11 PM

Many congrats on your outstanding photo and win, Francis! #1392978

Melissa L. Zavadil 5/24/2005 9:57:30 PM

This is such a spectacular shot! Congrats on your 1st place win!! #1393121

Cathy Stancil 5/24/2005 10:21:31 PM

Congratulations Francis on your 1st place winner !! I had no doubts that we'd see this one again... #1393232

Cora Miller 5/24/2005 10:46:40 PM

Yippee!!! CONGRATULATIONS Francis! #1393281

Lori S. Aschbrenner 5/25/2005 3:06:09 AM

Congratulations, Francis! LOVE the title!! #1393633

Ed Heaton 5/25/2005 4:42:33 AM

Congratulations on your first place win, Francis! Very well done! #1393993

Michael McCook 5/25/2005 6:26:44 AM

Congratulations Francis on your 1st place win! #1394526

Kevin Burns 5/25/2005 7:05:58 AM

Congratulations #1394735

Wendy Stevenson 5/25/2005 7:53:33 AM

Congratulations Francis on this excellent FIRST PLACE win!!! #1394929

Judy S. Fung 5/25/2005 12:35:13 PM

Congrats on your win, Francis! #1395995

Kristen McKain 5/25/2005 2:36:25 PM

Congrats! Well deserved!! #1396292

Jim Kinnunen 5/25/2005 5:01:54 PM

Congratulations on this very excellent win, Francis!!!! The image and the title are fantastic!!!! #1396907

dileep sinha 5/25/2005 8:56:58 PM

it is a well shot picture. great colours and clarity. still, I feel that the scull should have looked smaller to emphasize the vastness of sand and the scull's insignificance in it.
it has been well composed and titled.
congrats! #1397488

Dolores Neilson 5/26/2005 4:14:57 PM

Well deserved Francis! I recall seeing this somewhere...maybe your website. Thought it was great then...and still do!! Congrats! #1400069

Jeff Dadey 6/1/2005 11:41:12 PM

Congrats on your win Francis! Great photo!

Jeff #1421082

Greg Briley 6/20/2005 7:33:29 PM

Francis. I know this is late but I have been way busy, but I wanted to make sure I offer my Congrats on your April win before the May contest is displayed. Wonderful detail, contrast, color and humorous storyline!! Way to gooo!!! #1494907

KK Van Pelt 6/30/2005 8:43:23 PM

Congratulations! Francis, I've viewed your gallery and you have a great eye and wonderful sense of nature. You have created magnificent works of art with your camera. KK #1541343

Jill Odice 7/3/2005 5:08:05 PM

Hey Francis, I just joined this site and am glad to see so many familiar faces :-) So far I am really loving this one! did you get your photo yet?
Jill Odice #1550658

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Mesquite Sand Dunes, Death Valley National Park, CA. Skull was planted :-) Thanks to Cathy Kovarik for the title.

Uploaded on 4/14/2005 9:39:00 PM

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Camera: Nikon D100 Digital SLR Camera

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