The Simple Things

© Debra R. Harder

The Simple Things

Tammy Scott 7/31/2009 2:11:04 PM

Oh this is simply awesome! I love the setup and the tones are great! #1161807

Gord MacEachern 7/31/2009 2:28:37 PM

Echo Tammy,and the lighting is outstanding. Window lighting?
Would like to see this one again! #7801383

Linda D. Lester 7/31/2009 2:29:38 PM

WOW! Love this! Beautiful!!! #7801384

Lynne Morris 7/31/2009 2:50:05 PM

Wow this is beautiful Debra, lovely comp, light and tones. #7801425

Dianna Murphy 7/31/2009 3:37:01 PM

That's awesome. Great light and tones. #7801529

Carol L. Fowler 7/31/2009 4:07:50 PM

Love the simplicity and lighting #7801595

Agnes Fegan 7/31/2009 4:16:50 PM

I love this one too! #7801612

Susana Heide 7/31/2009 5:45:02 PM

A timeless classic! Excellence in every way! #7801768

Randy A. Myers 7/31/2009 6:04:10 PM

You are the zen master of these type of images. Good job! #7801796

Bonnie C. Lackey 7/31/2009 6:49:17 PM

Splendid work!!! #7801906

Amy Jackson 7/31/2009 8:57:57 PM

Wonderful image, Deb! #7802118

Beverley Scott 8/1/2009 1:09:59 AM

You've created such a great atmosphere in this image, Deb, with its wonderful tones, textures and lighting! Just what I've come to expect from you!!! Bev #7802519

Brett Dolsen 8/1/2009 1:18:31 AM

Just a beautifull artwork Deb!!These days our love of the simple things are often the most complicated!Brett #7802538

Kathleen M. Rinker 8/1/2009 4:46:02 AM

Fabulous image my friend!! I love the set up and mood you have created here, the things we often take for granted has made for a masterful piece of art!!! #7803020

Eugenio Diaz 8/1/2009 6:35:44 AM

A real Masterpiece!
An instant Fav!
Well done, Deb!
Love it!
Have a wonderful day! #7803323

JO ANN CLEVELAND 8/1/2009 6:50:12 AM

A winner in my book Deb!

I SIMPLY love it...

jo ann c. #7803411

Ken Smith 8/1/2009 7:29:20 AM

Some people are gifted at taking photos of the simple things...you certainly are, Deb. This is beautiful! #7803611

A P 8/1/2009 10:12:39 AM

Your light is stunning on this "simple" yet elegant capture, Deb. Wonderful! #7804131

Janet Daniel 8/1/2009 10:36:18 AM

I agree, this one is a winner, Deb! Superb image! Love it! #7804178

Valentin M. Armianu 8/1/2009 4:22:25 PM

Stunning shot! A winner! Just perfect!.... #7804980

Susan Fox 8/1/2009 6:25:06 PM

Winner for sure! #7805355

Stefania Barbier 8/1/2009 10:57:53 PM

what a wonderful comp... WOW! #7805924

Renee Doyle 8/2/2009 12:23:01 AM

Simply sensational Deb!!! #7806142

Diane L. Thomas 8/2/2009 2:44:40 AM

I agree with everyone this is a super composed shot. I love the feeling I got the moment I saw this one. The way the light kisses the left side. #7806398

Usman M. Bajwa 8/3/2009 3:10:31 AM

Lovely still life with wonderful composition and light, Deb. The title is so perfect too!

UB. #7809922

Mitch Spence 8/3/2009 9:27:14 AM

I love what you've done here, Deb--the choice of elements, the crop, the color palette, the glow of the old wood, the entire presentation. Lovely, lovely, lovely. #7811325

Daniella Puente 8/3/2009 5:41:53 PM

One more of your AMAZING images...and goes into my FAVS :)))) #7812724

Deb Koskovich 8/4/2009 3:45:16 AM

Deb, I swear...you leave me in a perpetual state of WOW. #7814085

Julianna J. Collett 8/4/2009 7:15:03 AM

Love it! #7814972

Shawn Jennings 8/4/2009 11:49:49 AM

Fantastic! Great tones on this! #7815910

Leslie McLain 8/7/2009 4:45:16 AM

Another beautiful still life, Debra. Great textures, comp and light. #7825855

Lois J. Adomite 8/10/2009 2:23:30 PM

Another awesome photo, love the lighting #7835807

Linda Blair 8/14/2009 9:04:28 AM

So creative and unique....awesome!!!!! #7847840

Tammy Scott 8/17/2009 2:33:01 PM

Fantastic finalist! Congratulations! #7857348

Judy V. Kennamer 8/17/2009 2:39:42 PM

Congrats on this gorgeous Finalist Deb! #7857381

Julianna J. Collett 8/17/2009 2:48:55 PM

Congratulations! #7857450

Valentin M. Armianu 8/17/2009 3:37:09 PM

Congratulations on your gorgeous Finalist!!! #7857766

JO ANN CLEVELAND 8/17/2009 3:54:48 PM

Big Congratulations on your wonderful finalist Deb! I knew this was a winner!

jo ann c. #7857885

Lois J. Adomite 8/17/2009 4:12:59 PM

congratulations I love this shot #7858016

Nancyj Hovey 8/17/2009 4:24:10 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your FINALIST! 8o) #7858094

Janet Daniel 8/17/2009 4:33:49 PM

How exciting, Deb! A big congratulations! #7858191

ROLAN NARMAN 8/17/2009 5:32:52 PM

Huge Congrats on this gorgeous finalist Debra! #7858640

Mary Beth Aiello 8/17/2009 5:56:05 PM

Deb -- The comp and lighting is exceptional. Huge congrats on this fabulous finalist. #7858857

Patrick Rouzes 8/17/2009 6:09:18 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this amazing finalist, Debra!!! #7858966

Susan Fox 8/17/2009 6:18:47 PM

Congrats Deb! #7859070

Amy Hopp 8/17/2009 6:38:32 PM

This is my kind of shot. ;) A real beauty! Congrats on your finalist, Deb! #7859301

Ken Smith 8/17/2009 6:44:14 PM

you sure had a super month. Congrats again, Deb!! #7859347

Kelly S. Cavanaugh 8/17/2009 7:04:40 PM

Congratulations on this awesome finalist, Debra! #7859509

Evy Johansen 8/17/2009 7:14:18 PM

This is so beautiful!! Huge congratulations on your well deserving finalist, Debra!! #7859595

Karen K. Givens 8/17/2009 7:23:46 PM

Congratulations Debra, on your well deserved fianlist, great image. #7859669

Marcel J. Fernandez 8/17/2009 7:28:54 PM

Turning something simple into art; that is what creativity is all about. Congratulations Debra on your lovely Finalist. #7859716

Val Feldman 8/17/2009 7:42:22 PM

Stunning in it's simplicity and such a well-deserved Finalist! Congratulations, Debra!! Val #7859837

Teresa A. Burnett 8/17/2009 7:45:24 PM

YAYYYY!! Huge congratulations on this beatuiful Finalist, Debra!! Best of luck in the next round!! #7859862

Becky J. Parkinson 8/17/2009 7:55:38 PM

Fabulous photo! I love the " feel" of this with the tones and textures . Congratulations on the finalist!! #7859936

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

Great use of textures and design Debra! Congratulations on your finalist! #7860030

Lynn M. Whitt 8/17/2009 8:07:13 PM

Great work! Congratulations on all your finalists... #7860036

Sabrina Ryan 8/17/2009 8:10:28 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this Awesome Finalist photo, Debra! #7860068

Melissa Gurdus 8/17/2009 8:16:48 PM

Exquisite still life and wonderful finalist!!! Congratulations, Deb!!! #7860129

Amy M. Wilson 8/17/2009 8:26:53 PM

Congratulations on this awesome Finalist, Deb! #7860193

Carol L. Fowler 8/17/2009 8:28:49 PM

Love it! Congrats! #7860206

Datha Y. Thompson 8/17/2009 8:28:58 PM

Excellent still life Debra!! Love it
CONGRATULATIONS!!! WTG :0) #7860209

Robyn A. Terrell 8/17/2009 8:37:49 PM

Such a beautiful still life, Debra. It makes me feel peaceful just looking at it. Congratulations on ALL of your wonderful finalists! #7860256

Lisa J. Boulden 8/17/2009 8:52:37 PM

Beautifully captured, Deb, with great light, comp, and tones!
You are an amazing artist!
Congrats on your finalists!!!
~♥~Lisa #7860330

Alex T. Mizuno 8/17/2009 11:10:30 PM

The subject seems simple but your skill and talent are extraordinary Deb!! Congratulations on your Finalist!!! #7860633

Stefania Barbier 8/18/2009 12:11:43 AM

huge congrats on your GORGEOUS finalist!!! #7860682

Barbara Waldoch 8/18/2009 12:29:30 AM

Congratulations on this gorgeous Finalist, Debra! #7860739

Tommy E. Burgess 8/18/2009 1:24:45 AM

Huge congratulations on this beautiful finalist Debra!! #7860959

Leslie McLain 8/18/2009 4:23:20 AM

Congrats on your awesome finalist, Deb. #7861432

Jessica Jenney 8/18/2009 4:28:49 AM

Congratulations Debra on your fantastic finalist! Hope to this this again! #7861450

Linda D. Lester 8/18/2009 4:51:09 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful set up. Hope we see it again! #7861572

Nick Lagos 8/18/2009 5:28:30 AM

Beautifully done Debra...wonderful comp, color and textures...congrats and good luck #7861754

Bojan Bencic 8/18/2009 5:46:54 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, Debra. Beautiful warm tone. #7861859

Linda Blair 8/18/2009 5:54:08 AM

Congrats on your great finalist....hope to see it again!!!!!!! #7861892

Wanda Judd 8/18/2009 6:49:34 AM

Debra, Congratulations..you are the master of the simply perfect shot...your mood, setup and technique are outstanding... #7862254

Daniella Puente 8/18/2009 6:57:40 AM

So happy to see this one again :))))) is simple and brilliant Deb, good luck on next!!! #7862307

Eugenio Diaz 8/18/2009 7:04:10 AM

Wonderful Finalist!!!!
Love it from the beginning!
Well done!
Good luck in the next round, Deb! #7862345

Colleen Farrell 8/18/2009 8:21:57 AM

LOVE this, Deb!! Big congratulations on your finalist! #7862762

Jeana Clark 8/18/2009 9:30:41 AM


Fabulous Finalist!!!
Much Deserved Congratulations
are in order!!!

~J~ #7863030

Susan M. Campbell 8/18/2009 9:54:38 AM

Congrats Debra and this well deserved finalist!! #7863120

Erica Murphy 8/18/2009 9:59:20 AM

Love that background Debra!! What is it? Congratulations on your wonderful finalist!! #7863132

Nadya Johnson 8/18/2009 10:17:38 AM

Wonderful still live, Debra! Congratulations on your outstanding finalist! #7863223

Denny E. Barnes 8/18/2009 10:19:04 AM

I've been gone for a couple months and have been missing your beautiful images, Deb. There's no other place for this one except in the winners circle!! Exceptionally beautiful image and a big congratulations on your finalist!! #7863234

Renee Doyle 8/18/2009 2:46:04 PM

So happy to see this beauty again Deb and I am sure we will see this once more!! Congratulations!! #7864038

Kathleen M. Rinker 8/18/2009 3:14:22 PM

Huge congrats my friend, love this image, I hope to see it in the winner's circle!! #7864196

Jeff W. Robinson 8/18/2009 3:22:58 PM

Very creative - Wonderful comp and lighting! Congrats Deb on your Finalist! Jeff #7864243

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

A HUGE congrats Deb on this wonderful finalist!! #7864494

Linda L. Ruiz 8/18/2009 9:30:42 PM

This I love. congrats #7865409

Usman M. Bajwa 8/18/2009 11:40:23 PM

CONGRATS on a lovely Finalist!!......WTG. #7865709

Randy D. Dinkins 8/19/2009 1:54:01 AM

Congrats on this well deserved finalist - well done. #7866025

Shawn Jennings 8/19/2009 6:54:35 AM

Fantastic image, Deb! Congratulations on your finalist! #7867192

Mitch Spence 8/19/2009 9:49:42 AM

Congratulations on your finalist here, Deb. And so it definitely should be! #7867881

Smita Pawar 8/19/2009 12:36:43 PM

Congrats on your finalist! #7868342

Linda D. Lester 8/19/2009 3:33:53 PM

Love it....Congratulations on your gold! #7868884

Valentin M. Armianu 8/19/2009 3:43:08 PM

Huge congratulations on your GOLD!!love it!!! #7868931

Denny E. Barnes 8/19/2009 3:45:30 PM

I knew there was no place for this one except in the winners circle!! BIG, BIG CONGRATULATIONS on your winning GOLD and on all your other gold winners!!! OUTSTANDING!!! #7868953

Jessica Jenney 8/19/2009 4:01:23 PM

Congratulations, Debra on a most beautiful win! #7869069

Janet Daniel 8/19/2009 4:07:39 PM

Congratulations again, Deb, on your marvelous win!!! #7869103

Renee Doyle 8/19/2009 4:10:40 PM

So beautifully captured Deb!!!! Big congrats on another most deserving Gold!!!! #7869117

Eugenio Diaz 8/19/2009 4:35:24 PM

Congratulations again on you well deserved win!!!!
WTG Deb!!!!
Amazing work!
#7869265

Amy M. Wilson 8/19/2009 4:35:53 PM

Congratulations on this fabulous Gold Winner, Deb! #7869270

Nancyj Hovey 8/19/2009 4:52:52 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your well deserving WINNER~!~ #7869377

Shawn Jennings 8/19/2009 4:57:10 PM

Congratulations on another fantastic win, Deb! #7869403

Kathleen M. Rinker 8/19/2009 5:10:17 PM

Huge congrats my friend!!!!! #7869442

Sabrina Ryan 8/19/2009 5:10:20 PM

CONGRATULATIONS Debra! #7869443

Courtenay Vanderbilt 8/19/2009 5:49:03 PM

Beautiful still life! CONGRATULATIONS on the gold! #7869628

Nadya Johnson 8/19/2009 5:49:07 PM

Congratulations on your outstanding winner, Debra! #7869629

Tammy Scott 8/19/2009 6:01:46 PM

One of my favorites! Congratulations! #7869689

Ken Smith 8/19/2009 7:04:43 PM

NO surprise here, Deb...what an awesome month for you. Congrats again!!! #7869893

Evy Johansen 8/19/2009 7:59:33 PM

Big congratulations on this awesome win, Debra!! #7870092

Max Aureli 8/19/2009 8:05:25 PM

Congratulations on your fantastic winner, Debra!!!! #7870115

Melissa Gurdus 8/19/2009 8:31:00 PM

Congratulations on this exquisite winner, Debra!!! #7870239

Alex T. Mizuno 8/19/2009 8:49:22 PM

I knew this would win! Congratulations Deb!!! #7870316

Teresa A. Burnett 8/19/2009 8:51:49 PM

I'm so tickled to see this one wearing GOLD, Debra!! So well deserved!!! Congratulations!! #7870325

Debra R. Harder 8/19/2009 9:08:14 PM

Thank you all so very much!! I feel honored to be surrounded by so many wonderful friends and great photographers!!! Deb #7870389

Cindy Bendush 8/19/2009 9:37:29 PM

So lovely Deb -- you're on quite a roll! Congratulations on another beautiful winner! #7870472

Datha Y. Thompson 8/19/2009 9:52:19 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on another OUTSTANDING and Gorgeous GOLD WINNER Debra!!!! WTG :0) #7870501

Katarina Mansson 8/20/2009 12:28:01 AM

Beautiful set up, tones, effects and light. Congratulations on yet another excellent winner Debra! #7870653

Stefania Barbier 8/20/2009 4:59:15 AM

HUGE congrats again Deb!!!!! #7871182

Daniella Puente 8/20/2009 7:54:27 AM

I knew it :)))))))))))) HUGE congrats Deb, LOVE this fabulous winner from you!!! #7871835

Robyn A. Terrell 8/20/2009 8:17:57 AM

Your artistry is beyond measure, Deb. So happy to see this go Gold. Congratulations to you!!! #7871926

Colleen Farrell 8/20/2009 9:01:08 AM

WTG, Deb! Big congrats on your win! #7872111

Val Feldman 8/20/2009 11:54:47 AM

Simple, rustic, charming and beautiful...a much deserved Gold Winner! Congratulations, Deb!! Val #7872499

Leslie McLain 8/20/2009 12:44:55 PM

Congrats on another beautiful winner, Deb. #7872644

Becky J. Parkinson 8/20/2009 5:34:10 PM

Yes...I love this one too! Congratulations! #7873201

Erica Murphy 8/20/2009 5:54:36 PM

CONGRATS again Debra on your lovely WINNER! #7873253

Thomas E. Hinds 8/20/2009 7:23:58 PM

Love this image! Truly a winning Winner! Superb lighting and comp! Wonderful old chair, books and shell! #7873534

Diane L. Thomas 8/21/2009 4:05:20 AM

CONTRATS Debra this is a beauty. #7874222

Laurie Daily 8/21/2009 2:02:51 PM

Congratulations on your lovely winner, Debra...so simple, so beautiful! #7875393

Linda Blair 8/21/2009 2:27:31 PM

Congratulations Debra on your win!!!!!!! #7875445

Sam Britt 8/21/2009 8:09:23 PM

Congratulations again, Deb! #7876248

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 8/22/2009 8:27:02 PM

Congratulations on your win! Nicely done Debra! #7879028

Nick Lagos 8/22/2009 9:33:06 PM

Congratulations on a wonderfully thought out and crafted image here Debra....very well done... #7879125

Usman M. Bajwa 8/23/2009 6:40:06 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on this beautiful capture and glad to see this getting GOLDEN, Debra.

UB. #7879923

Kevin M. Carnevale 9/7/2009 10:23:56 PM

Wow, amazing. #7923870

Jean-Pierre Ducondi 10/10/2009 9:53:05 AM

This is so amazing. Love the composition, tones and antique feeling of the image. Congrats.
JP #8024735

Dominick M. Dimacale 11/15/2009 7:19:40 AM

Congratulations Debra on your Win!!!


Dominick #8132915


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