Painted Stucco

© Laura L. Gonzales

Painted Stucco

Tiia Vissak Student 1/27/2010 2:20:12 AM

a fantastic image! #1231628

frank w. degenhardt 1/27/2010 7:47:31 AM

Laura- Dear girl, what a joy it was to see your gallary and all the beautiful work that you do. Love the series on the grand Canyon. Must have been breath taking for you. Now this one is special and I think it will be back in the winners cirle. Love the brilliant colors, the lines, the textures. So artful and modern. Stunning work dear friend. Have a wonderful day, may God bless you. #8334192

Reynaldo D. Reyes 1/27/2010 11:37:49 AM

Wonderful work on this EOD entry and the colors pop out so well with the enhancements and textured details. Nice job! #8334611

Amy M. Wilson 1/27/2010 12:47:30 PM

Great colors and textures in this wonderful EOD capture, Laura! #8334798

Stefania Barbier 1/27/2010 1:44:20 PM

how beautiful... love the lines and colors... a beauty! #8334922

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 1/27/2010 3:05:08 PM

Fantastic color and capture! #8335062

Deborah C. Lewinson 1/27/2010 5:19:28 PM

Outstanding image,Laura, powerful colors, textures, and design!

Debby #8335409

Sam Britt 1/27/2010 5:52:37 PM

Great design, color & texture, congrats on this EFP, Laura. #8335519

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 1/27/2010 6:29:00 PM

Beautiful EOD image, Laura Lee!!! :-) k #8335640

Patrick Rouzes 1/27/2010 6:31:02 PM

Spectacular colors, textures, EOD, clarity & lighting here, Laura Lee! Like Frank, I expect to see this again ,my friend! #8335647

Sherran Andersen 1/27/2010 9:06:02 PM

Love the colours and designs Laura. This would be a great puzzle. #8335976

Laura E. Swan 1/27/2010 10:08:57 PM

I love this sort of art, Laura. Such simple basic lines but they make beautiful music together!

Totally cool. Another FAV for me!

-Laura

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Robert K. Bemus 1/28/2010 12:09:39 AM

Great colors and design, Laura!! #8336258

Les Rhoades 1/28/2010 6:27:57 AM

This is my kind of EOD image...color, shapes, lines.
Well done #8336962

Laura L. Gonzales 1/28/2010 9:11:09 PM

Good evening Tiia, Frank, Reynaldo, Amy, Stefania, Peaches, Deb, Sam, Kitty, Patrick, Sherran, Laura, Robert and Les!! You guys are great! Thank you all so much for the wonderful compliments! I totally appreciate it!!! I am SMILING!! :) Have a fabulous night!! Laura #8338654

Guy D. Biechele 2/3/2010 4:15:11 PM

Great color and balance. Very pleasing image. #8354133

Laura L. Gonzales 2/4/2010 10:22:11 PM

Hello Guy! Thanks for the visit and kind comments!!! I really appreciate it very much! Laura #8357349

Amy M. Wilson 2/19/2010 8:42:03 AM

Big congratulations on your wonderful Finalist, Laura!!! #8394578

Tiia Vissak 2/19/2010 9:49:13 AM

Congratulations! #8395197

Nancyj Hovey 2/19/2010 12:16:20 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8396306

Dianna Murphy 2/19/2010 3:32:54 PM

Great finalist. Congratulations. #8397738

Deborah C. Lewinson 2/19/2010 5:39:49 PM

Striking image, Laura!

Congrats on your finalist!
Debby #8398348

Laura L. Gonzales 2/19/2010 5:43:15 PM

Hi Amy, Tiia, Nancyj, Dianna and Deborah, thank you for the great comments!!! What a great surprize! I am so excited, and very thankful!! :) #8398363

Laura E. Swan 2/19/2010 8:11:59 PM

Laura Lee!!! Yewhooooooooo!!! You got a FINALIST!!! HA!

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-Laura :D #8399188

Laura L. Gonzales 2/19/2010 8:56:46 PM

Hello Laura! Thank you!! It sure put a smile on my face! LOL!!! I am thrilled! Laura:)) #8399309

Ujjwal Mukherjee 2/19/2010 9:39:57 PM

Congratulations on your GORGEOUS finalist,Laura!! #8399430

Stefania Barbier 2/19/2010 10:44:23 PM

congratulations on your gorgeous finalist!!!!! #8399556

Mukesh Srivastava 2/19/2010 11:08:24 PM

Great colors,Laura!!!! Huge congratulations for the well deserved finalist win!!!!! #8399635

Renata Gusciora 2/20/2010 5:41:40 AM

Big congratulations on this fabulous finalist,Laura!!!:-) #8400398

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 2/20/2010 1:16:52 PM

Great colors, textures and design Laura! Congratulations on your finalist! #8401682

Laura L. Gonzales 2/20/2010 3:43:44 PM

Thank you Ujjwal, Stef, Mukesh, Renata and Donna for stopping by! I really appreciate your wonderful comments!! Thanks again! Laura:) #8402007

Cindy Bendush 2/20/2010 5:28:25 PM

Big congrats on your fun and colorful Finalist Laura! #8402270

Sam Britt 2/20/2010 6:31:53 PM

Congratulations, Laura!! #8402488

Brett Dolsen 2/20/2010 7:24:28 PM

Simplicity at its best Laura!Congratulations! #8402689

ROLAN NARMAN 2/20/2010 9:06:55 PM

Huge Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist Laura Lee! Love the simplicity! #8402846

Laura L. Gonzales 2/20/2010 10:31:08 PM

Hi Cindy, Sam, Brett and Rolan!!So glad you stopped in and soooo glad you like it!! Thanks so much for the compliments!!

Rolan! So happy to hear from you my friend!!! You are still in my thoughts and prayers!! Have a wonderful night!! Hugs, Laura:) #8402928

Reynaldo D. Reyes 2/20/2010 11:38:02 PM

Great job on this finalist Laura, Congrats. #8402962

Laura L. Gonzales 2/20/2010 11:42:44 PM

Thank you Reynaldo!! I appreciate the wonderful comment!!! Laura #8402969

Robert K. Bemus 2/21/2010 12:21:36 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist, Laura!! #8403022

Laura L. Gonzales 2/21/2010 12:43:32 AM

Hi Robert!! Thank you very much! Laura #8403052

Guy D. Biechele 2/21/2010 10:49:18 AM

Great work! Congratulations on your Finalist, Laura. #8404190

Laura L. Gonzales 2/21/2010 1:31:18 PM

Hello Guy!! Thanks for stopping in! I appreciate your comments!! Laura #8404636

Jeff W. Robinson 2/21/2010 4:29:36 PM

Congrats Laura on your Fantastic Finalist!! Jeff #8405055

Ruth E. Foster-Lindsay 2/22/2010 7:20:05 AM

Congratulations Laura on being a finalist! This is gorgeous, love how you brought out the colors and texture! #8406782

Laura L. Gonzales 2/23/2010 12:19:02 AM

Thank you so much Jeff and Ruth for your wonderful comments! I am thrilled that you all like it! Thanks again to ALL my BP FRIENDS!! You guys are the best!!!! Blessings~~~~Laura:) #8408659

Nancy L. Green 2/23/2010 5:37:57 PM

CONGRATULATIONS Laura on this wonderful finalist, WTG!!! <>< #8411055

Laura L. Gonzales 2/23/2010 11:56:36 PM

Hi There Nancy!!! I really appreciate your super comments!!! Thanks again!! Laura:) #8411406

Usman M. Bajwa 2/25/2010 1:51:54 AM

Beautiful shot, Laura. CONGRATZ. on the Finalist Award. Expect to see this again. Good luck!

UB. #8414100

Stefania Barbier 2/25/2010 11:35:04 AM

congratulations on your gorgeous win!!! #8415236

Usman M. Bajwa 2/25/2010 12:15:32 PM

So happy to have seen this again, Laura. HUGE CONGRATZ on this fabulous Win!

UB. #8415526

Amy M. Wilson 2/25/2010 12:26:43 PM

Huge congratulations on your fabulous WIN, Laura!!! #8415594

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 2/25/2010 5:10:02 PM

WTG on this fantastic winner, Laura!!! :-) k #8416586

Laura L. Gonzales 2/25/2010 9:36:10 PM

WOW! Thank you so much Usman, Stef, Amy and Kitty! I was totally surprized!!! Sure put a smile on my face and a spring in my step after a very tough day and week! I am still in shock:0 but oh so happy!!!! Thanks again everyone!!!! Have a super day!!! :))) Laura #8417136

Ujjwal Mukherjee 2/26/2010 2:03:43 AM

Huge congratulations,Laura!!!! #8417435

Guy D. Biechele 2/26/2010 5:30:40 AM

Glad to see this bold abstract in the winners circle. Congratulations on your win, Laura! #8417862

Sam Britt 2/26/2010 9:01:24 PM

Big Congrats on your second place win, Laura! #8419298

Laura E. Swan 2/27/2010 8:19:16 PM

!!! OM GOSH !!!

---- LAURA ----

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YOU HAVE GONE GOLD!

So sorry I am behind in commenting! This is so darned cool!

I bet you are in 7th heaven! I know I would be!

HUGE CONGRATULATIONS!

-Laura

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Laura L. Gonzales 2/27/2010 10:47:27 PM

Hello Ujjwal, Guy, Sam and Laura!! Thank you sooooo much for the wonderful comments! I really am stunned, and in 7th heaven!! Still having people pinch me to see if I'm dreaming!!! LOL!!

Laura, thanks for the gold cup! I will put it on the mantle!! Wait, I don't have a mantle! HA! Thanks again everyone for your support!!! Laura:)) #8421326

Cindy Bendush 2/28/2010 1:20:04 AM

Well done Laura!!! Big congratulations on your second place winner! #8421417

Laura E. Swan 2/28/2010 6:19:54 PM

Ah, who needs a mantel? You will want to just carry it with you everywhere you go. :D

xo #8422842

Laura L. Gonzales 2/28/2010 7:14:03 PM

Hi Cindy! Thanks for your kind comments!!

Laura, you are right! Funny girl:) Just like american express..never leave home without it!! Have a super night! Laura:)) #8422924

Laura E. Swan 2/28/2010 7:21:11 PM

You, too, you GOLD WINNER, YOU! :D

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Nancy J. Locke 3/5/2010 7:29:25 AM

SUPER CONGRATS for this OUTSTANDING win!!!
What an AWESOME gallery you have. Pleased to meet you through BP, Laura. :D #8433749

Laura L. Gonzales 3/5/2010 6:15:56 PM

Hi Nancy! Thank you for such wonderful compliments! I am so glad to meet you too!!!! I too have visited your beautiful gallery! You should be proud!! Thanks again for visiting, and have an awesome day!!!! Laura:)) #8434854

Christine R. Lobsinger 3/10/2010 4:37:35 AM

WOW Laura... this is fantastic!! Big Bold and Bright COLOURS...LOVE YOUR COMP/TEXTURES and DETAILS...

Great colours too...
CONGRATS TO YOU ON AN AWESOME WINNER!!!

CHRIS
SMILING WITH YOU #8444770

Laura L. Gonzales 3/10/2010 7:04:06 PM

Hello there Christine!!! Thanks so much for the compliments! You are too sweet!!! I am STILL in 7th heaven! LOL! Have a super day! Smiling back at ya! Laura:)) #8446547

Robert K. Bemus 3/13/2010 12:53:40 AM

Congratulations on your Win, Laura!!! #8452114

David A. Simons 3/13/2010 5:42:35 AM

Congratulations Laura and the colors are so vivid and vibrant #8452449

Patrick Rouzes 3/13/2010 8:21:52 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on your well-deserved WINNER here, Laura Lee! Wish it were mine! #8452863

Laura L. Gonzales 3/13/2010 11:41:58 AM

Hello Robert, David and Paddy!! Thank you so much! You all are so great! I appreciate your comments and kindness!!!! Laura #8453128

Dominick M. Dimacale 3/30/2010 11:27:41 PM

Congratulations Laura on your Win!!!


Dominick #8499183

Laura L. Gonzales 3/31/2010 6:07:35 PM

Hi Dominick!!! Thank you so much! Always so nice to hear from you!! Thanks again for the super comment!! Laura:) #8501268

Carol L. Fowler 4/3/2010 7:16:19 PM

Super WInner! Congrats! #8508513

Laura L. Gonzales 4/3/2010 8:09:50 PM

Thanks so much Carol!! I appreciate your visit! Laura:D #8508639

David A. Simons 7/3/2010 12:06:43 PM

Congratulations and it's so vivid and vibrant #8732261

Laura L. Gonzales 7/3/2010 10:40:56 PM

Thank you David! Your comments are much appreciated!! Laura:) #8733092

Rona L. Schwarz 9/14/2010 10:20:17 PM

Missed this the first time around - it really is something special, Laura! Congrats on the Winner!

Sorry haven't been by in a while...I'd forgotten how awesome your gallery is! #8901046

Laura L. Gonzales 9/14/2010 10:27:09 PM

Thanks for stopping by Rona! I appreciate it. You have a beautiful gallery as well!! Blessings~~~Laura:) #8901052

Janice Mezzacappa 9/28/2010 4:52:54 PM

Congrats Laura on this awesome win...love the colors and texture!!! #8935719

Ellen Hodges 2/9/2013 5:20:09 PM

Congrats on a super wonderful winner, Laura!!! #10560971

Laura L. Gonzales 2/11/2013 7:00:55 PM

Thank you Ellen!!! #10564262

Stephen Zacker 12/18/2013 5:35:16 AM

Simple and Bold. Congratulations #10924569

Laura L. Gonzales 12/18/2013 11:54:12 AM

Thank you Stephen! #10924802

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Description

This tri-colored stucco wall is found on our local Chili's Resturant! I enhanced the color, contrast, hue, saturation, lightness and white balance. I also clonned out small spots, and exaggerated the sharpness to bring out the texture and detail of the stucco. Comments appreciated, and have a fabulous day!! Entered into *EOD*

Exif: F Number: 3.2, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/90 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 28.00 mm, Model: KODAK Z740 ZOOM DIGITAL CAMERA

Uploaded on 1/26/2010 7:56:39 PM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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