Golden Koi

© Steve Mescha

Golden Koi

Roger Bernabo 6/3/2005 5:53:16 AM

Love the rich colors and composition, well done Steve! #257707

Carla Metzler 6/3/2005 7:52:06 AM

Great shot, beautiful colors, Steve! #1426301

Laurence Saliba 6/3/2005 10:42:51 AM

This is one we will certainly see again and again Steve!!!!!!!!!! Beautiful!! #1426967

Judy S. Fung 6/3/2005 11:28:39 AM

Wonderful colors and capture, Steve!! #1427074

Ermanno Radice 6/3/2005 11:41:54 AM

Wonderful image and colors, Steve! #1427103

Steve Mescha 6/3/2005 4:22:33 PM

Thanks so much for the compliments, Roger, Carla, Lawrence, Judy, and Ermanno! We have a great Koi pond where I work but they're constantly on the move! I try to photograph them quite often, but rarely get a good shot. This guy is a little ahead of the focus, but I liked his pose. I thought the PS work gave this a "painterly" look :-) #1427970

Debra Booth 6/3/2005 5:11:58 PM

I've had that problem the few times I've tried to capture these guys, but this is just a super shot, Steve! Incredible color and wonderful composition! #1428120

Marsha S. Smith 6/3/2005 6:27:19 PM

This is just beautiful, Steve. The effect was perfect - he is one gorgeous fishy! And in perfect position! #1428357

Bobbie Davis 6/3/2005 6:37:38 PM

Very cool Steve! I LOVE all the colors you have captured! #1428382

Kathleen K. Parker 6/3/2005 7:15:34 PM

Fabulous! Exceptional! Gorgeous!! This is going to be a winner, you know, Steve!
kk #1428472

Steve Mescha 6/3/2005 8:14:31 PM

Thanks Debra, Marsha, Bobbie, and KK. I'll have to admit that I like this myself. We'll see what the judges think--we usually don't agree:-) #1428577

Noel Baebler 6/4/2005 2:40:45 PM

Terrific colors, Steve! #1430886

kerby lee pfrangle 6/4/2005 3:55:38 PM

Steve awesome shot.

Colors are outstanding.

Beautiful fish these little guys are hard to photograph.

Very nice image.

Kerby #1431049

Kathryn Love 6/4/2005 8:23:22 PM

exceptional image Steve - very lovely curves and fans(fins) #1431448

Steve Mescha 6/5/2005 6:29:10 AM

Thanks Noel, Kerby and Kathryn! #1432405

Jane Summa 6/8/2005 6:58:43 AM

The motion you captured is excellent...he naturally is "ahead of the focus". Super rich colors & excellent shot, Steve. I hope to be seeing this one again as well. :-) #1445205

Sharrie Thomas 7/22/2005 7:48:55 PM


I really love this picture. Beautiful colors. Great work. #1622776

Kathleen K. Parker 7/22/2005 9:20:20 PM

Congratulations, Steve!!!
kk #1623411

Judy S. Fung 7/22/2005 9:22:35 PM

Congrats, Steve! #1623426

Ken Grooms 7/23/2005 4:44:26 AM

Wow! Sam Abell would like this! Congratulations! #1624774

Laura Clay-Ballard 7/23/2005 6:06:00 AM

love this! BIG CONGRATULATIONS! #1625076

Noel Baebler 7/23/2005 6:43:06 AM

Huzzah, mi amigo!!! #1625283

Ermanno Radice 7/23/2005 12:22:58 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, good luck for the next round, Steve! #1627314

Mata Patan 7/23/2005 3:49:37 PM

You are collecting nice finalists every month dear friend....wasn't you the one who told me to collect finalist only few times in 3 years???
Something is changing!!!!
REALLY HAPPY FOR YOU!!!!!!!!!
From the deepness of my hearth I hope BEST of luck on next round!!! #1628293

Boris Kirpichnikov 7/23/2005 4:17:43 PM

Congratulations,Steve! #1628382

Tammy Scott 7/23/2005 7:42:35 PM

Congratulations, Steve, on this outstanding finalist!!! Great job! #1629387

Debra Booth 7/24/2005 5:28:58 AM

Congratulations, Steve!! Still love this shot!! #1630401

Piotr M. Organa 7/24/2005 9:01:25 PM

Wow, cool! The fish is flying!
Beautiful shot, Steve! #1633525

Shari Travison 8/14/2005 11:40:14 PM

Wonderful capture and colors! Congrats! #1717569

Denelli Ellison 10/6/2005 6:25:10 AM

Beautiful Image!! Congratulations on your win!

Denelli :) #1922789


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Description

Layer adjustments, blending modes, and filters applied in PS7

Uploaded on 6/3/2005 5:52:30 AM

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Camera: Nikon D70 Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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