Bob Cournoyer Student 7/1/2009 7:32:29 AM

Very fun and imaginative. Fine post work... :-) #1148608

Susana Heide 7/1/2009 7:48:19 AM

Well Kara, I think this will go far!! Very, very creative for the monthly theme! #7696880

Katarina Mansson 7/1/2009 7:57:16 AM

I agree with Susana - this looks like a winner to me! Excellent creativity and theme interpretation + PS work outstanding as usual. #7696933

Julianna J. Collett 7/1/2009 8:04:22 AM

Soooo creative - love the colors! #7696971

Ann Varley 7/1/2009 8:07:37 AM

Good work! What an imagination! -Ann #7696993

Jeff W. Robinson 7/1/2009 8:07:44 AM

Super Cool for the Theme; very creative! Great job Kara! Jeff #7696994

Nikki McDonald 7/1/2009 8:12:27 AM

Great job on this one -- I'm voting with Susana and Katarina here :) The subject is clever, the composition is simple and striking, the colors are fresh, and you added just the right amount of texture. Well done, Kara. #7697019

Dominick M. Dimacale 7/1/2009 8:13:22 AM

Great image and work, Kara.

Dominick #7697026

Randy A. Myers 7/1/2009 9:22:36 AM

Great job as usual. Well done! #7697286

Christian Rosito 7/1/2009 9:31:25 AM

Very creative! Love the idea, hope this one receives it's well deserved recognition! #7697333

Datha Y. Thompson 7/1/2009 9:58:23 AM

L O V E I T ! ! ! So creative and unique!! Perfect treatment and I agree a Winner!!!! :0) #7697474

Susan M. Hembree 7/1/2009 9:58:59 AM

It's a GREAT image for the theme, Kara! Love this! #7697480

Jennifer L. Alder 7/1/2009 11:04:46 AM

This is so stinking FUN!!! Love the concept and creative edit, Kara :) #7697749

Kara Hendricks 7/1/2009 12:19:46 PM

Thanks so much guys!! #7697931

Michelle Alton 7/1/2009 12:46:55 PM certainly works for me! Extreme creativity. #7697989

JudyAnn Rector 7/1/2009 1:32:33 PM

Simply grand, Kara... SO creative and wonderful for the monthly theme! #7698127

Shelly A. Van Camp 7/1/2009 3:50:34 PM

Super and very creative, Kara! #7698469

Kara Hendricks 7/1/2009 4:24:28 PM

Thank you!! #7698559

Mary E. Lake 7/1/2009 4:26:06 PM

Kara, this is EXCELLENT!! :) #7698568

Ruth Grimm 7/1/2009 6:55:26 PM

This is a fantastically imaginative image, Kara! Love the effect and the staples are too funny! Re-connect, indeed! #7698913

Heather Thorsen 7/1/2009 10:13:18 PM

This is very clever and beautifully done Kara. I love your title. #7699293

Lisa J. Boulden 7/1/2009 10:28:05 PM

Love the creativity!
Looks like a winner to me!
~Lisa #7699305

Usman M. Bajwa 7/1/2009 11:07:19 PM

Very creative work and great fx too, Kara.

UB. #7699371

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 7/1/2009 11:13:02 PM

A great idea, beautiful work Kara! #7699382

ronda chatelle 7/1/2009 11:22:36 PM

OUTSTANDING Kara! I love it! Quick Favorite for sure!!! #7699399

Kara Hendricks 7/2/2009 7:31:45 AM

Thank you all so very much!!! #7700780

Karen E. Baumann 7/2/2009 7:58:15 AM

This is so creative, Kara. I love the bright colors and effects of the bg... very nice!!! #7700847

Kara Hendricks 7/2/2009 9:20:59 AM

Thanks Karen! #7700995

Elida Gutierrez 7/2/2009 10:10:55 AM

This will go far Kara, I know, don't need to wish good luck because it's already lucky, big lucky. Congratulations!!!!

Kara Hendricks 7/2/2009 1:19:04 PM

Thanks! #7701471

Joni Earley 7/4/2009 8:12:00 AM

BRILLIANT! #7703441

Judy A. Lawhon 7/4/2009 10:50:34 AM

Kara....absolutely amazing!! #7703902

Kara Hendricks 7/4/2009 10:55:34 AM

Thanks so much!! #7703910

Allen Hughes 7/4/2009 7:26:04 PM

simply wonderful in imagination and final production. #7705087

A P 7/4/2009 7:43:19 PM

Awesome capture, DD work and even title. Best MT entry I've seen yet, Kara #7705153

Kara Hendricks 7/4/2009 8:41:40 PM

Thanks alot!! #7705318

Teri Klinger 7/6/2009 8:45:35 PM

LOVEEEE ITTTTTT! ‹ very creative!! #7712899

Kara Hendricks 7/6/2009 9:06:52 PM

Thank you Teri!! #7712917

Debra R. Harder 7/31/2009 9:16:08 AM

What a brilliant idea, Kara!! LOVE IT!! Excellent comp, details, colors and effects. I know we'll see this outstanding image again!! Deb #7800566

Kara Hendricks 7/31/2009 8:22:42 PM

Thanks Deb!! #7802063

Nikki McDonald 8/8/2009 6:54:10 PM

Definitely my favorite of your July entries, Kara, though your shots of Emy -- especially Pin-up Girl -- gave it a run for its money :) Such a clever idea here and beautifully executed and presented. I'll be very surprised if it is not a winner. #7830912

Kara Hendricks 8/8/2009 9:38:16 PM

Thanks so much Nikki!!! #7831172

Michelle L. Frick 8/15/2009 1:05:33 PM

What a beautifully textured, creative shot Kara! Hope to see a new badge under it soon! Good luck!! #7850628

Kara Hendricks 8/15/2009 5:13:36 PM

Thanks Shell! #7851096

Debra K. Johnson 8/15/2009 5:34:50 PM

So creative... WOW! Love it. #7851142

Kristy A. Keene 8/16/2009 6:23:50 AM

Perfect for MT.... I expect to see a winner button under this one! #7852424

Kara Hendricks 8/16/2009 7:59:01 AM

Thanks alot guys!! #7852780

Jean E. Hildebrant 8/17/2009 7:47:25 AM

What a cool take on the theme, Kara! You are sooooo creative and your titles are always great too! Hope you do get a badge under this one! #7856266

Kara Hendricks 8/17/2009 7:51:06 AM

Thanks so much Jean!!! #7856278

Susan M. Hembree 8/17/2009 2:45:01 PM

Yeah! Glad to see this in the finalists,, to the winner's circle! :) #7857420

Christopher J. Budny 8/17/2009 2:57:24 PM

Congrats, Kara! #7857525

maria I. Warren 8/17/2009 3:15:35 PM

congrats!!!!!!!! this is awesome #7857622

Nancyj Hovey 8/17/2009 5:02:39 PM

on your well deserving FINALIST. 8o) #7858452

Ruth Grimm 8/17/2009 6:00:46 PM

I loved this when I first saw it and I STILL love it! Congratulations on this well deserved finalist, Kara!! Best of luck on th next round ! #7858897

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 8/17/2009 6:04:06 PM

Such an incredible finalist Kara! A huge congratulations! #7858922

Susan Fox 8/17/2009 6:15:53 PM

Congrats Kara! #7859040

Debra R. Harder 8/17/2009 7:07:28 PM

Hmmmm...I bet we see Gold under this beauty in the next day or two!! Superb, Kara!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!! Deb #7859538

Evy Johansen 8/17/2009 8:41:46 PM

Very clever and creative!! Great work, Kara! Congratulations on your finalist! #7860275

Karen Engelbreth 8/17/2009 10:44:18 PM

Congratulations Kara... #7860563

Katarina Mansson 8/18/2009 3:47:41 AM

I am not surprised to see this creative entry getting a finalist badge...and I expect it to go further...Congratulations Kara! #7861303

Kara Hendricks 8/18/2009 4:15:36 AM

Thanks everyone... I appreciate it!! #7861403

Linda D. Lester 8/18/2009 5:43:44 AM

Congratulations on your finalist!!! Best of luck in the next round! #7861851

Daniella Puente 8/18/2009 6:41:22 AM

Congrats Kara, so great photo!!! #7862196

Les Rhoades 8/18/2009 6:56:00 AM

Congratulations on your Finalist selection! Fantastic work Kara...and so creative #7862295

Nick Lagos 8/18/2009 7:02:02 AM

You've done a lovely job with this Kara... good luck with this.. #7862334

Mitch Spence 8/18/2009 9:10:52 AM

Congratulations to you, Kara! #7862950

Colleen Farrell 8/18/2009 2:16:20 PM

Love this, Kara! Fantastic idea and wonderful effects and textures! Big congrats on your finalist! #7863928

Valentin M. Armianu 8/18/2009 4:37:00 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist!Excellent effects! #7864604

Renee Doyle 8/18/2009 4:41:57 PM

What else can you say but BRILLIANT!!! Congrats on this awesome finalist Kara!! #7864631

Usman M. Bajwa 8/18/2009 11:56:43 PM

CONGRATULATIONS.....!!! #7865748

Elida Gutierrez 8/19/2009 10:40:34 AM



Kara Hendricks 8/19/2009 1:40:05 PM

Thank you!!! #7868513

Valentin M. Armianu 8/19/2009 3:41:52 PM

Huge congratulations on your exceptional winner !!! #7868921

Jessica Jenney 8/19/2009 4:02:13 PM

Congratulations, Kara on a fabulous win! #7869076

Renee Doyle 8/19/2009 4:13:21 PM

So happy to see this one again!!! Big congratulations Kara!! #7869130

Michelle Alton 8/19/2009 4:50:29 PM

A brilliant winning photo, Kara. Congratulations! #7869367

Nancyj Hovey 8/19/2009 4:53:24 PM

on your well deserving WINNER~!~ #7869381

Nadya Johnson 8/19/2009 5:38:17 PM

Congratulations on your stunning winner, Kara! #7869576

Courtenay Vanderbilt 8/19/2009 6:01:33 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on the gold, Kara! #7869688

Claudine Grove 8/19/2009 7:28:43 PM

Congrats! #7869968

Carla Metzler 8/19/2009 7:32:12 PM

Congratulations again, Kara! Great image! :) #7869988

Christopher J. Budny 8/19/2009 7:40:19 PM

Terrific winner, Kara; congratulations! #7870032

Wendy Moghadam 8/19/2009 8:34:30 PM

Congratulations on your stunning winner, Kara!

Debra R. Harder 8/19/2009 8:41:59 PM

WTG, Kara!! I love this image!!! CONGRATULATIONS on another SUPERB GOLD WINNER!!! Deb #7870286

Rebecca K. Lefferts 8/19/2009 9:18:41 PM

CONGRATULATIONS!! Awesome image- I love the look and texture, simply amazing. Well done!! #7870425

Datha Y. Thompson 8/19/2009 9:30:20 PM

WTG Kara!!!! You so Very much deserve it girl!!! :0) #7870456

Cesar J. La Rosa 8/19/2009 9:33:34 PM

Congratulations on this WONDERFUL Winner, Kara!!!
Cesar #7870465

Robert Baer 8/19/2009 10:28:14 PM

congrats on this wonderful win! #7870552

Katarina Mansson 8/20/2009 12:37:34 AM

I told you so :-)

Big congratulations on this excellent creative winner Kara! #7870660

Mary K. Robison 8/20/2009 2:07:25 AM

So creative, Kara!
Congratulations on your well-deserved win! #7870758

Kara Hendricks 8/20/2009 3:51:52 AM

Thanks so much guys!!! #7870972

Claudia Kuhn 8/20/2009 6:11:41 AM

Creative image, congrats Kara! #7871505

Ruth Grimm 8/20/2009 7:30:52 AM

Congrats on the gold, Kara!! #7871767

Colleen Farrell 8/20/2009 9:02:36 AM

WTG, Kara! Big congrats on your win! #7872118

Tarun Bose 8/20/2009 11:10:38 AM

Big congrats for your winner, Kara. #7872415

Leslie McLain 8/20/2009 12:46:36 PM

Congrats on your beautiful winner, Kara. #7872647

Kara Hendricks 8/20/2009 2:42:59 PM

Thanks so much everyone!!! #7872833

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 8/20/2009 7:29:59 PM

Another wonderful winner, Kara!!! :-) k #7873564

Kara Hendricks 8/21/2009 1:50:21 PM

Thank you sooo much!! #7875349

Sam Britt 8/21/2009 8:12:11 PM

Congratulations again, Kara! #7876267

Phyllis Burchett 8/22/2009 6:14:09 PM

So creative, congrats on your win! #7878749

Nick Lagos 8/22/2009 9:44:13 PM

Very very well done Kara... congratulations on a top win... #7879137

Kara Hendricks 8/23/2009 6:42:46 AM

Thanks guys!! #7879935

Usman M. Bajwa 8/23/2009 6:43:42 AM

Congratulations on a very well thought out idea and execution. A very well deserved GOLD Winner, Kara!!

UB. #7879941

Susan M. Hembree 8/23/2009 5:45:02 PM

So awesome! I knew this would be on the winning page! Congratulations on your 2nd place win, Kara! #7881621

Kara Hendricks 8/24/2009 4:07:44 AM

Thank you both!! #7882593

Susana Heide 8/25/2009 8:53:43 PM

A favorite of mine ever since you entered it and I really had no doubt that it would be here! CONGRATULATIONS to you girl!!!! #7888038

Kara Hendricks 8/26/2009 8:36:00 AM

Thank you Susana!! #7889617

Karen Walzer 8/27/2009 7:32:09 PM

Love everything about this! Great job and congrats! #7894301

Kara Hendricks 8/28/2009 6:38:10 AM

Thanks Karen! #7895406

Cathy Stancil 8/31/2009 7:58:06 PM

Excellent shot, brilliantly executed, Kara!!! BRavo! #7905496

Cathy Stancil 8/31/2009 8:00:42 PM

Excellent shot, brilliantly executed, Kara!!! BRavo! #7905502

Deborah Sandidge 9/7/2009 2:29:13 PM

This is very creative, and absolutely fun!
Congratulations Kara on your always wonderful work! #7923037

Kara Hendricks 9/7/2009 4:55:09 PM

Awhhh.. Thanks so much!!! #7923317

Vicki Hunt 9/21/2009 12:44:24 AM

Very clever!!!! #7964879

Kara Hendricks 9/21/2009 3:57:09 AM

Thank you!! #7965330

Margot Petrowski 10/17/2009 10:08:39 AM

It's been a long time since I've been around betterphoto and wow have you been busy!!!!! You've become a true artist and I adore your work.

ps...I think that this is my favorite #8045570

Kara Hendricks 10/17/2009 1:15:29 PM

Thanks Margot.. I appreciate it!! #8045836

Dominick M. Dimacale 11/15/2009 5:47:49 AM

Congratulations Kara on your Win!!!

Dominick #8132534

Kara Hendricks 11/15/2009 6:00:44 AM

Thanks!! #8132587

Toni Riggs 4/25/2010 1:20:38 PM

Cute title, congrats! #8568672

Kara Hendricks 4/25/2010 1:45:53 PM

Thanks alot! #8568720

Robert Jensen 12/28/2010 5:03:29 PM

Superb image - love the colors, textures and concept #9129683

Kara Hendricks 12/28/2010 7:47:22 PM

Thanks Robert! #9129877

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What I thought was a fun shot for the Re-Connect Theme..:)

Texture added and NIK filter used... Thanks for looking!!

(Monthly Theme-Reconnect)

Exif: F Number: 3.2, Exposure Bias Value: 1.30, ExposureTime: 10/1250 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 64, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 10.90 mm, Model: C765UZ

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