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Tammy Scott 4/16/2005 4:43:25 AM

Beautiful lines and color, Laurence! #237170

Linda D. Lester 4/16/2005 4:47:56 AM

Does some weird things to the eyes if you look long at the lines! Great shot, Laurence! #1258962

Bonnie C. Lackey 4/16/2005 4:52:59 AM

LOL! I got dizzy, too! Terrific shot! #1258981

Anita Hogue 4/16/2005 4:57:25 AM

Great color! Terrific image, Laurence!! #1259002

Carla Metzler 4/16/2005 5:01:44 AM

Great image, Laurence! Wonderful color and lines. #1259021

Lorraine A. Cook 4/16/2005 5:06:33 AM

Fantastic Photo, Laurence! I think the plastic helps minimize weeding, too<:)) #1259040

Steve Mescha 4/16/2005 5:08:51 AM

Fantastic composition, Lawrence! #1259053

Walter Graziano 4/16/2005 5:18:00 AM

Very cool shot Laurence! Photo draws you right in! #1259088

Cindy Paquette 4/16/2005 5:23:16 AM

This is great Laurence! #1259102

Laurence Saliba 4/16/2005 5:26:00 AM

Thanks Tammy, Linda, Bonnie, Anita, Carla, Lorraine, Steve, Wally and Cindy!!! Should have cxalled this DIZZY because the more you look at it it starts to twist :) #1259115

Gena A. Tussey 4/16/2005 5:28:35 AM

Awesome Laurence!! It "hurls" toward the center...no pun intended! Great Job!
#1259127

Roger Bernabo 4/16/2005 5:39:49 AM

GREAT shot Laurence; wonderful contrasts and composition #1259177

Claudia Kuhn 4/16/2005 6:22:32 AM

Very cool shot! Love the rows and lines! #1259271

Mata Patan 4/16/2005 6:30:11 AM

This is a great photo!!!
We'll see it again! I'm sure!!
And again, lol!!! #1259289

Laurence Saliba 4/16/2005 6:43:51 AM

Thanks Gena, Roger, Claudia and Mata!!!
Thanks to Betterphoto my eyes are always hunting to catch that magical moment!!! #1259330

Kara Hendricks 4/16/2005 7:41:23 AM

Great find and shot Laurence.. The lines are great!! #1259514

Marc A. Bailey 4/16/2005 7:45:57 AM

Laurence: This is Fantastic! I love the old woman planting in the background, it really adds to the wonderful colours and lines that dominate the photo... perfect! #1259537

S J 4/16/2005 8:29:41 AM

Terrific shot, Laurence!! Very eye catching!! #1259626

Laurence Saliba 4/16/2005 9:03:37 AM

Thanks so much Kara, Marc and Sanjay!!!! #1259719

Goshka G. 4/16/2005 9:19:44 AM

Very striking, Laurence! Wonderful lines and colors! #1259738

Shirley L. Carpenter 4/16/2005 10:42:13 AM

Excellent capture and composition Laurence!! #1259911

The Italian Eye 4/16/2005 10:58:51 AM

I am speachless!!

this is so great !!!!! #1259947

Cathy Stancil 4/16/2005 1:07:51 PM

Wonderful image Laurence !! I love the contrasts, the lines, the composition...excellent ! #1260143

Laurence Saliba 4/16/2005 1:31:34 PM

Thanks Goshka, Shirley, Danilo and Cathy!!! #1260174

Marsha S. Smith 4/16/2005 1:33:04 PM

This is such an awesome image, Laurence. The color and lines are fantastic and the figure way in the back right is great to give us perspective. I also am dreaming of all those TOMATOES! Yummy! #1260176

Susana Heide 4/16/2005 2:43:34 PM

WOOOOWWWW!! This is a super cool image!! Great angle and very STRONG lines. I was trying to imagine what would happen if the background (the bushes) would get cropped. I think it would give it a feeling of infinity, but maybe it would also put the lady too close to the edge of the picture. AWESOME, either way! #1260289

Lucia De Giovanni 4/16/2005 4:10:48 PM

Fantastic shot Laurence! #1260402

Deborah C. Lewinson 4/16/2005 4:32:16 PM

Wow, powerful image, Laurence, excellent colors, lines, comp, perspective and dynamic impact!
-Debby #1260425

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 4/16/2005 5:15:35 PM

Absolutely spectacular, love this image!! Great colors and perspective!! #1260488

Kathryn (Love) Scheet 4/16/2005 6:37:28 PM

very cool image Laurence! and thats one heck of a lot of tomato plants!!! must be a sauce lover there #1260700

Debra Booth 4/16/2005 6:39:00 PM

Wow!! Incredible shot, Laurence! Great job! #1260703

Sharon Day 4/16/2005 7:17:59 PM

Fantastic image, Laurence!!! I've seen crops covered with the black plastic in this country as well! Love the design and colors! #1260794

Ermanno Radice 4/17/2005 9:16:23 AM

Excellent image, great shot, Laurence! #1262290

Wendy Stevenson 4/17/2005 11:54:21 AM

What a great find and excellent execution. Love the graphics and colour Ermman!! #1262647

Wendy Stevenson 4/17/2005 11:55:47 AM

I'm so sorry Laurence - how embarrassing to type in the wrong name:-( Teach me for reading and typing at the same time. Again, I apologize!! #1262652

Laurence Saliba 4/17/2005 12:29:10 PM

Thanks Marsha, Susana, Lucia, Deborah, Donna, Kathryn, Debra, Sharon, Ermanno and Wendy!!!
Its ok Wendy these things happen :) !!! #1262705

Amalia Sylvia Ms Arriaga Salinas 4/17/2005 2:33:34 PM

This is great Laurence and so colorful!,
Amalia #1262808

Kristy E. Lane 4/17/2005 3:10:24 PM

Wonderful design and color! Perfect composition, Laurence! #1262841

Jane Summa 4/17/2005 9:51:38 PM

Awesome perspective, Laurence! Your funny with your replies...
Is that actually clay soil? The colors are astonishing -
We cover flowerbeds with black plastic under some dirt & mulch to keep the weeds out. #1263402

Jane Summa 4/17/2005 9:53:07 PM

whooops..just one more thing..I love how you captured the old woman farmer in this shot! #1263403

Candice C. Calhoun 4/18/2005 9:05:38 AM

Super shot, Laurence! Has an other-worldly quality I find very appealing!

ccc #1264724

Laurence Saliba 4/18/2005 9:13:52 AM

Thanks Amalia, Kristy, Jane and Candice!!!
Jane soil colour here varies a lot, in some places its rich red like this and in others very pale, The pale clay soil is used mainly for vines. #1264762

Judy S. Fung 4/18/2005 10:47:46 AM

Wonderful lines, colors and image, Laurence!! #1265053

Terry L. Ellis 4/18/2005 2:33:21 PM

Great shot, Laurence, really tells a story, doesn't it? #1265603

Laurence Saliba 4/18/2005 8:59:03 PM

Thanks Judy, thanks Terry!!!! #1266512

Dan J. Holm 4/18/2005 10:09:21 PM

Wow!! This is absolutely AWESOME, Laurence!! Excellent shot! #1266607

Olivia Navarro 4/18/2005 10:11:26 PM

Completely awesome shot, Laurence! The colors are so vivid and the lines throughout are very striking. Beautiful! #1266611

Dorothy Neumann 4/22/2005 1:52:25 PM

Hi Laurence, I missed this when you posted it first, but as you're using it for your minipic, I decided to see if the original was here. Fabulous lines and colors...that's very red dirt! #1281786

Laurence Saliba 4/22/2005 2:21:46 PM

Thanks Dan, Olivia and Dorothy!!
Dorothy, personally I really like this photo and it will surely remain one of my all time favourites! #1281894

Samuli Mikael Pentti 5/1/2005 6:24:40 AM

What a powerful lines! I like the way the light hits the lines! :)
Very powerful photo! Congratulations! #1308500

Laurence Saliba 5/1/2005 8:53:56 AM

Thanks Samuli!!! #1308829

Jane Summa 5/21/2005 9:24:04 PM

Congratulations (again!) Laurence :-)!! I really liked this one!! Good Luck to you on the next round! #1376503

Amalia Sylvia Ms Arriaga Salinas 5/21/2005 10:42:51 PM

Congratulations again Laurence!,
Amalia #1377120

S J 5/21/2005 10:47:12 PM

Hooray!! Many Congratulations on this Outstanding Finalist, Laurence!! #1377163

KHAWLA Haddad 5/21/2005 10:54:10 PM

Congratulations Laurence what great image!!! #1377226

Ermanno Radice 5/22/2005 4:27:21 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Laurence! #1378278

Tom Andersen 5/22/2005 4:44:16 AM

Congratulations on this fabulous finalist, Laurence! #1378400

Cindy Paquette 5/22/2005 5:20:22 AM

Congratulations Laurence!!!!!!! #1378620

Judy S. Fung 5/22/2005 6:13:36 AM

Congrats, Laurence!! #1378963

Olivia Navarro 5/22/2005 6:23:58 AM

Congratulations again Laurence! #1379065

Jill Flynn 5/22/2005 7:12:48 AM

Congratulations on this terrific finalist Laurence! #1379429

Laurence Saliba 5/22/2005 8:27:07 AM

Thanks everybody!!! #1379893

Davide Patanč 5/22/2005 9:03:25 AM

Congratulazioni Zio! #1380184

Lucia De Giovanni 5/22/2005 9:04:30 AM

Perfetta! Congratulazioni Laurence! #1380189

Laurence Saliba 5/22/2005 9:09:09 AM

Thanks Davide, thanks Lucia!!! Grazei :) #1380217

Anita Hogue 5/22/2005 10:14:44 AM

Congratulations on this fantastic image, Laurence! #1380583

Stan Kwasniowski 5/22/2005 10:27:49 AM

Laurence, Congratulations

Stan Kwasniowski #1380653

Deb Holmes 5/22/2005 12:03:24 PM

Wonderful image, Laurence, congrats once again! #1381126

Deborah Sandidge 5/22/2005 12:42:18 PM

Fantastic image, Laurence, congratulations on your finalists! #1381304

Susana Heide 5/22/2005 12:43:58 PM

Many Congrats Laurence!! Love your title for this image! #1381312

Steve Mescha 5/22/2005 4:31:48 PM

Congradulations on both your great finalists, Lawrence! This one in particular is a favorite of mine :-) #1382176

Carla Metzler 5/22/2005 5:41:35 PM

Congratulations, Laurence! #1382490

Terry L. Ellis 5/22/2005 6:12:48 PM

Congratulations, Laurence!!! Good luck in the next round! #1382621

Debra Booth 5/22/2005 6:37:19 PM

A big congratulations to you, Laurence!! #1382702

DiAnna F. Paulk 5/22/2005 6:49:39 PM

Terrific capture, Laurence! Well-deserving of its finalist status! #1382778

Melissa L. Zavadil 5/22/2005 8:00:31 PM

Incredible!! I can see why this is a finalist! Congrats!!!!! #1383140

Laurence Saliba 5/22/2005 8:45:50 PM

Thanks Anita, Stan, Deb, Deborah, Susana, Steve, Carla, Terry, Debra, DiAnna and Melissa!!! Truly appreciate having so many good friends!! #1383234

Marsha S. Smith 5/22/2005 9:10:30 PM

This shot was truly amazing, Laurence, congratulations on this and your other finalist! Good luck next round, my friend! #1383351

The Italian Eye 5/22/2005 9:20:51 PM

This was and still is one of the many favorites from you!
congrats! congrats! congrats! congrats! congrats! congrats! congrats! congrats! congrats! congrats! congrats! ..... #1383396

Brian Cassar 5/23/2005 2:22:00 AM

Another congratulations Laurence. Well done! #1383759

Karen Engelbreth 5/23/2005 1:10:25 PM

Congratulations, Laurence! #1386254

Vicki Hunt 5/23/2005 1:38:40 PM

Congratulations!!! #1386322

Tammy McAllister 5/23/2005 5:10:59 PM

Wonderful colours and lines Laurence! Congratulations
Tootles #1386893

Laurence Saliba 5/23/2005 7:23:43 PM

Thanks so much Marsha, Danilo, Brian, Karen, Vicki and Tammy!!!! #1387381

Lorraine A. Cook 5/23/2005 10:43:09 PM

One of my favorites!!! Congratulations, Laurence!!<:)) #1387848

Lori Carlson 5/24/2005 8:20:27 AM

Congratulations Laurence!! :0) #1389970

Sharon Day 5/24/2005 9:15:42 AM

Congratulations, Laurence!!! Fantastic image! #1390119

Laurence Saliba 5/24/2005 10:17:12 AM

Thanks Lorraine, Lori and Sharon!!!! #1390313

Candice C. Calhoun 5/24/2005 11:56:24 AM

I think you have a winner here, Laurence...congratulations!!!

ccc #1390529

Tom Andersen 5/24/2005 5:55:18 PM

Congratulations on this marvelous photo and your second place win, Laurence! #1391873

Terry L. Ellis 5/24/2005 5:59:28 PM

Happy, Happy Congratulations, Laurence on this fabulous Second Place win!!! #1391910

Diane Dupuis-Kallos 5/24/2005 6:00:37 PM

CONGRATS LAURENCE!!!! #1391921

Jill Flynn 5/24/2005 6:00:48 PM

Congratulations on your Second Place win Laurence!! Way to go! #1391928

Jane Summa 5/24/2005 6:06:51 PM

You made it, Laurence!!! YEAH!! Congratulations!! #1392005

William C. Raco 5/24/2005 6:07:10 PM

Congratulations, Laurence!

bill
#1392008

Kara Hendricks 5/24/2005 6:12:14 PM

Congratulations Laurence!!! #1392092

Gen Nagase 5/24/2005 6:14:05 PM

Way To Go, Laurence!!!
Many congratulations on this great win!!! #1392120

Dorothy Neumann 5/24/2005 6:16:37 PM

Yay, Lawrance! Congratulations!! #1392156

S J 5/24/2005 6:19:03 PM

Whoa!! Congratulations on your well deserved Second place WIN, Laurence!! #1392192

Linda D. Lester 5/24/2005 6:20:44 PM

Congratulations!!!!! #1392213

Diane Addonizio 5/24/2005 6:21:41 PM

Congrats !!! #1392228

Cathy Barrows 5/24/2005 6:25:57 PM

Congrats on your super win!...terrific #1392281

kerby lee pfrangle 5/24/2005 6:35:23 PM

Laurence,

Congratulations on a super second place win.

Well deserved.

Kerby
#1392358

Debra Booth 5/24/2005 6:41:02 PM

Big congratulations to you, Laurence! #1392413

Anita Hogue 5/24/2005 6:41:08 PM

Congratulations on this awesome win, Laurence!!!! #1392415

Deborah C. Lewinson 5/24/2005 6:44:09 PM

Congratulations on this marvelous win, Laurence!
-Debby #1392437

Karen Beri 5/24/2005 7:24:01 PM

Congratulations Laurence!!!! Well done :) #1392706

Deborah Sandidge 5/24/2005 7:35:27 PM

Congratulations on your outstanding win, Laurence! #1392767

Colette M. Metcalf 5/24/2005 7:40:43 PM

Congratulations, Laurence!!!!! #1392787

Cathy Stancil 5/24/2005 8:14:22 PM

Bravo my friend !! Congratulations
Laurence !! #1392900

Laurence Saliba 5/24/2005 8:51:04 PM

A BIG THANKYOU to all my Betterphoto friends!! Thank you!! #1392964

Karen Engelbreth 5/24/2005 9:40:24 PM

Congratulations, Laurence! #1393075

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 5/24/2005 9:55:18 PM

This is one of my favorite images this month Laurence!! I am so happy for your win!! #1393114

Amalia Sylvia Ms Arriaga Salinas 5/24/2005 9:59:53 PM

Congratulations on your second place win Laurence!,
Amalia #1393130

Tammy Scott 5/24/2005 10:05:56 PM

Congratulations Laurence! #1393154

The Italian Eye 5/24/2005 10:11:40 PM

HUGE congratulations on this WINNER!!! #1393185

Melissa L. Zavadil 5/24/2005 10:22:14 PM

Congratulations on this spectacular second place win!!! #1393234

Pamela K 5/24/2005 10:48:07 PM

Congratulations on this win!! I love the patterns and the contrast!

Pam #1393285

Mata Patan 5/25/2005 12:42:24 AM

Great win!!!!!!
Congratulations! #1393411

Muriel Jackson 5/25/2005 12:57:19 AM

Many congratulations Laurence!! I did not realise this was only posted in April. Thought it had been around for ever it is so imprinted on my brain!! #1393442

Vicki Hunt 5/25/2005 2:32:45 AM

Congratulations, Laurence! #1393568

Marsha S. Smith 5/25/2005 2:52:00 AM

Congratulations, Laurence! I knew this would be back! Such a super shot! #1393599

Walter Graziano 5/25/2005 4:38:09 AM

Congratulations Laurence! #1393967

Lucia De Giovanni 5/25/2005 5:06:27 AM

Right on Laurence! Congratulations on this great win! #1394094

Wally Orlowsky 5/25/2005 5:17:42 AM

Congratulations on this super winner, Laurence! #1394138

kathy wolfe 5/25/2005 6:15:02 AM

Congratulations!!! #1394461

Deb Holmes 5/25/2005 6:29:14 AM

Congrats Laurence! #1394536

Susan T. Evans 5/25/2005 8:20:16 AM

Congrats Laurence on this awesome second place winner. #1395022

Kathleen Clemons 5/25/2005 9:12:56 AM

Congrats, Laurence! #1395292

Laurence Saliba 5/25/2005 9:31:37 AM

A VERY BIG THANK YOU!!!! I really appreciate all this!! #1395347

Judy S. Fung 5/25/2005 10:26:36 AM

Congrats on your win, Laurence! #1395486

Michelle R. Kovach 5/25/2005 11:26:35 AM

Congrats on your win Laurence! #1395793

Ermanno Radice 5/25/2005 11:35:06 AM

Congrats Laurence on this second place winner, this photo appeals to to me very many!!! #1395832

Laurence Saliba 5/25/2005 11:55:35 AM

Thanks Judy, Michelle and Ermanno!!! #1395887

Pat E. Sheffield 5/25/2005 12:45:33 PM

Congratulations on a job well done Laurence. #1396016

Sharon Day 5/25/2005 12:58:03 PM

Congratulations on an outstanding second place win, Laurence!!! WTG! #1396064

Jennifer Rennison 5/25/2005 4:14:04 PM

Outstanding, Laurence! Congratulations on your win, well deserved!! #1396630

Noel Baebler 5/25/2005 4:56:11 PM

What a wonderful image, Laurence! Congratulations on a beautiful scene! #1396872

Evy Johansen 5/25/2005 5:33:30 PM

Many congratulations on your win, Laurence! #1397041

Laurence Saliba 5/25/2005 9:00:51 PM

Thanks so much Pat, Sharon, Jennifer, Noel and Evy!!!! #1397491

Laura Clay-Ballard 5/26/2005 4:50:14 AM

congratulations! Well deserved. #1398056

Laurence Saliba 5/26/2005 6:58:28 AM

Thanks Laura!!! #1398556

Alisha L. Ekstrom 5/26/2005 9:04:13 AM

Congrats Laurence on this most beautiful image. I love the black & red rows. Great capture!!!!! #1399019

Carla Metzler 5/26/2005 10:50:19 AM

Congratulations, Laurence! #1399292

Gail Vitikacs 5/27/2005 9:55:04 AM

Laurence, you have such an EYE!!! This is fabulous and I am soooo proud for you! CONGRATUATIONS! #1402579

Mary K. Robison 5/30/2005 8:55:04 PM

Belated CONGRATULATIONS on this beautiful graphic composition taking a win, Laurence! So well deserved!! #1413128

Robert Blankenship 6/9/2005 9:54:02 AM

Congrats Laurence! What a wonderful image. A job well done! #1450367

Deb Brown 6/15/2005 10:38:11 AM

Hey Laurence...I missed this one...been out lately. You've got one good eye!! Love the composition and colors, and it's looks soooo hot there, too. Reminds me of the strawberry patch we just visited...same black bag concept. #1473417

Adrianna Province 6/17/2005 2:01:57 PM

This is such a beautiful shot, I love the color and the lines are so striking. Congrats on your win! #1483035

Laurence Saliba 6/17/2005 8:31:07 PM

Thanks everybody for the support!!! #1484085

Muriel Jackson 6/24/2005 1:47:04 PM

Congratulations Laurence! I see this has a twin which will be deserving a win also! #1516438

Deb Brown 6/24/2005 1:51:45 PM

Way to go, Laurence. What an incredible image and fantastic win!!!! Congratulations:-) #1516461

Darryl Wilkinson 10/16/2005 9:28:14 AM

EXCELLENT!!! Is it too late for me to cast my vote? You have an incredible eye for photography Laurence. #1957903

Marta Azevedo 1/14/2006 8:27:34 AM

Thanks to the Photo of the Day. I found you. wonderful work and porfolio #2287738

Candice L. Carter 3/9/2008 12:35:44 PM

Very unique and such a great capture! It is exquisite the swirl of colors that popped up from this field of tomatoes. #5616874

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Description

An old lady farmer planting tomato plants. The black plastic sheets are used to keep moisture underneath.
S 1/30, A 22, ISO 100, 28mm.

Uploaded on 4/16/2005 4:31:33 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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