tricks of the trade

© Kathleen Rinker

tricks of the trade

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe 8/31/2009 3:28:41 AM

This is Excellent Kathy - It works very well in B&W! Jeff #1174680

Hendrik Storme 8/31/2009 3:38:56 AM

So cute...gorgeous tones and framing,wonderful image Kathleen!!! #7902593

Colette M. Metcalf 8/31/2009 3:41:00 AM

Very cute capture!!! #7902612

Laurie Daily level-deluxe 8/31/2009 3:42:13 AM

Fabulous! #7902624

Melissa Olsen 8/31/2009 5:46:00 AM

I too like the soft black and white if only I could be that limber...LOL.
PS. I share your feelings on snow...LOL #7902957

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe 8/31/2009 5:50:15 AM the tones! #7902982

Anne M. Young 8/31/2009 5:52:00 AM

Great capture!looks great in black and white #7902990

Michelle Alton 8/31/2009 8:58:20 AM

This is really superb, Kathleen. #7903724

Kathleen Rinker 8/31/2009 11:26:44 AM

Thank you everyone, I appreciate your wonderful comments!! #7904243

Eugenio Diaz 8/31/2009 5:20:55 PM

Nice B&W image, really interesting detail and presentation. Good work,Kathy as always! #7905120

Kathleen Rinker 9/1/2009 2:42:50 AM

Thank you Eugenio!! #7906009

frank w. degenhardt level-deluxe 9/1/2009 4:49:24 AM

Kathleen- Oh my goodness girl. As soon as I opened your gallary this one just begged me to comment on it. A favorite of mine for sure. Not only did you capture the elephants doing their little trick which is just so awesome, but the presentation in black and white is incredible. I love the tones and this reminds me of some artist taking a pencil and drawing this. The details of the elephants are fantastic, love the background. This is more than just a conversion to black and white. What ever you did to get this look is phenominal. A winner for sure.
A work of art my friend.
Have a wonderful day and do take care. #7906351

Debra R. Harder 9/1/2009 8:49:53 AM

OH WOW, Kathy! This is something else!! I love your choice of black and white...and your timing is impeccable!!! Great details, lighting, tones, textures and composition. I'm sure we'll see this in the winner's circle. Deb #7907206

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe 9/1/2009 9:52:16 AM

Extremely cute and awesome capture, Kathleen! Love the b&w!! #7907343

Kathleen Rinker level-deluxe 9/1/2009 11:00:49 AM

Frank, Deb and Ellen thank you so much for your wonderful comments, I appreciate it!! #7907555

Sam Britt level-deluxe 9/1/2009 6:27:16 PM

Terrific capture, great timing, Kathleen. #7908546

Kathleen Rinker level-deluxe 9/2/2009 2:58:12 AM

Thank you Sam!! #7908879

Howard B. Cheek level-deluxe 9/2/2009 6:32:23 PM

They're well trained, nice timing on both sides of the camera :)
Well done Kathleen! #7910766

Kathleen Rinker level-deluxe 9/3/2009 2:52:27 AM

Thank you so much Howard!!! #7911402

A P level-deluxe 9/3/2009 10:06:52 AM

Amazing Kathleen. I love this. #7912626

Kathleen Rinker level-deluxe 9/3/2009 10:23:19 AM

Thank you very very much Ann!! #7912674

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe 9/4/2009 3:59:42 PM

Eye catching, great timing and beautiful image Kathleen! #7916106

Kathleen Rinker 9/4/2009 4:01:46 PM

Thank you so much Donna!! #7916112

Stefania Barbier level-deluxe 9/19/2009 10:17:48 PM

huge congrats on your finalist!!! #7956989

Barbara Waldoch 9/20/2009 12:40:37 AM

Congratulations, Kathleen! #7957553

Michelle Alton 9/20/2009 3:04:26 AM

Kathleen...this is a brilliant selection for finalist. Congratulations! Best of luck in the next round. #7958121

Janet Daniel level-deluxe 9/20/2009 4:55:33 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Kathleen! #7958564

Kathleen Rinker 9/20/2009 6:56:51 AM

Stefania. Barbara, Michelle and Janet thank you so much, I appreciate your wonderful comments!!! #7959533

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe 9/20/2009 7:09:28 AM

Congrats on an awesome finalist! #7959620

Patrick Rouzes level-deluxe 9/20/2009 7:10:08 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on this amazing finalist, Kathleen!!! #7959623

Lisa J. Boulden level-deluxe 9/20/2009 8:16:57 AM

Wonderful finalist, Kathy!
I love how they posed! Looks like they were happy to see you!
Smiles, Lisa #7960172

Val Feldman level-deluxe 9/20/2009 9:12:51 AM

Congratulations, Kathleen, on this beautiful Finalist! #7960750

Debra R. Harder 9/20/2009 9:37:36 AM

Hey Kathy!! Huge CONGRATULATIONS on your EXCELLENT finalist! I knew we'd see this one again. (PS...It's great to be back home!) #7960962

Mitch Spence level-deluxe 9/20/2009 11:34:33 AM

Marvelous. Congratulations, Kathleen. #7961533

Tarun Bose 9/20/2009 11:37:02 AM

Congrats for your finalist, Kathleen. #7961547

Kathleen Rinker 9/20/2009 12:33:45 PM

Thank you so much everyone I appreciate your wonderful supportive comments!! #7961842

Deri C. Dority 9/20/2009 12:37:52 PM

Was this taken at a circus? I love this! You captured the elephants in perfect timing and the painted background gives it a slightly surrealistic look.
I love the B7W conversion for this image as well.
Deri #7961866

Eugenio Diaz 9/20/2009 2:00:47 PM

Hi Kathy!
Congratulations on your AMAZING finalist.
Well done! #7962421

Nancyj E. Hovey level-deluxe 9/20/2009 2:03:39 PM

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #7962446

Sabrina Ryan 9/20/2009 2:10:17 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful Finalist photo, Kathy! #7962492

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe 9/20/2009 2:42:07 PM

Congrats Kathy on your Outstanding Finalist! Jeff #7962681

Leslie McLain level-deluxe 9/20/2009 6:49:55 PM

Congrats on your fantastic finalsit, Kathleen. #7963916

A P 9/20/2009 7:18:02 PM

Congratulations Kathleen on your AWESOME finalist. Best of luck in the next round. If you get a moment I'd love to know the story behind this capture. #7964078

Alex T. Mizuno 9/21/2009 12:08:49 AM

Very compelling image Kathy! Congratulations on your Finalist!! Like Ann said, I'm curious to know the story behind it too :) #7964826

Dick W. Wyatt 9/21/2009 1:34:35 AM

Congratulations, Kathleen!
Great image. #7964938

Kathleen Rinker 9/21/2009 2:49:53 AM

Thank you everyone, I appreciate your wonderful comments!! #7965017

frank w. degenhardt level-deluxe 9/21/2009 5:07:20 AM

Congratulations Kathleen. I do hope and have a good feeling about seeing this in the winners circle. Way to go girl. #7965601

Margaret R. Barry 9/21/2009 6:44:48 AM

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist, Kathleen! #7966221

Kathleen Rinker 9/21/2009 6:47:51 AM

Frank and Margaret thank you so much!! #7966230

Deri C. Dority 9/21/2009 8:57:17 AM

Hi Kathleen,
I keep coming back to your picture. It has such a surrealistic look to it which I love. It really has my curiosity going. In looking at the painted on background, is this an exhibit at a museum?
Thanks! #7966772

Kathleen Rinker 9/21/2009 11:08:54 AM

Thank you so much Deri!! #7967196

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-deluxe 9/21/2009 1:58:06 PM

Huge congrats on this totally adorable finalist, Kathleen. #7967783

Susan Fox 9/21/2009 5:32:11 PM

Congratulations!!!! #7968510

Kathleen Rinker 9/22/2009 2:51:10 AM

Kirsten and Susan thank you so much!! #7969770

Colleen Farrell level-deluxe 9/22/2009 9:10:36 AM

Wonderful capture, Kathleen! Congrats on your finalist! #7971131

Kathleen Rinker 9/22/2009 12:39:10 PM

Thank you so much Colleen!! #7971661

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Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/60 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 70.00 mm, Model: NIKON D80

Uploaded on 8/31/2009 2:56:36 AM

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Camera: Nikon D80 Digital SLR Camera Photo Contest Finalist

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