Dad's Old Boots

Kristy A. Keene 2/10/2010 2:59:19 AM

Wonderful Capture! HTD!!!! #1237061

Nikki McDonald 2/10/2010 3:02:46 AM

What a great shot, Sonya, and the tones and textures are excellent, too. Love the way they are peeking out from this hole. #8370352

Sonya L. Hatfield-Hall 2/10/2010 3:17:53 AM

Kristy and Nikki, thank you so much for looking and posting. Happy Theme Day.

Stay safe. #8370386

Joy Rector 2/10/2010 4:10:10 AM

great shot #8370522

Katarina Mansson 2/10/2010 4:23:54 AM

Creative framing and lovely tones/textures! HTD Sonya! #8370578

Sonya L. Hatfield-Hall 2/10/2010 4:38:43 AM

Thank you, Joy and Katta, for looking and posting to this image. Happy Theme Day

Stay safe #8370658

Teri Klinger 2/10/2010 5:22:14 AM

very unique! cool shot! #8370822

Sonya L. Hatfield-Hall 2/10/2010 5:29:51 AM

Teri, thanks a million for viewing and commenting on Dad's Old Boots. #8370841

Jane Holestine 2/10/2010 5:54:42 AM

Great capture, Sonya. Wonderful textures, tones, and framing. #8370942

Sonya L. Hatfield-Hall 2/10/2010 5:57:01 AM

Thank you very much Jane for you comments and viewing. I'm glad you like it.

Happy Theme Day!

Stay Safe

Oops Teri ... Stay Safe and Happy Theme Day to you too! #8370948

Chuck Bruton 2/10/2010 6:55:16 AM

Nice framing, good tone and detail #8371222

David Phalen 2/10/2010 7:00:49 AM

Love the tones, textures and framing!! HTD!! #8371244

Mitch Spence 2/10/2010 8:15:13 AM

Terrific framing idea here, Sonya. The rough fence makes a perfect surrounding for the old boots. #8371424

Sonya L. Hatfield-Hall 2/10/2010 8:23:52 AM

David and Mitch, thanks loads for the feedback.

Happy Theme Day!

Stay Safe #8371437

Elida Gutierrez 2/10/2010 12:44:32 PM

Well seen and captured!!

HTD!!! #8371985

Bob Cournoyer 2/10/2010 5:48:02 PM

Truly well framed... ;-)

Happy Theme Day! #8372640

Errick L. Cameron 2/10/2010 6:54:40 PM

Neat take and good framing. HTD #8372786

Sonya L. Hatfield-Hall 2/10/2010 7:02:15 PM

Honestly what I saw first was the boots through another cut out in the quilt rack. When I could not get what I wanted, I started taking shots from different angles. I was standing over it shooting at an angle down when I spied the arch. It took me several attempts to get something close to what I wanted.

Thanks for the kind words and I'm so glad you all, Elida, Bob and Errick, as well as all those posting before like Dad's Old Boots #8372795

Leslie McLain 2/11/2010 4:33:09 AM

Terrific framing image. #8373466

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 2/11/2010 4:00:30 PM

Excellent use of framing, textures, design and details. HTD! #8374916

Sonya L. Hatfield-Hall 2/12/2010 3:00:50 AM

Thank you Leslie and Donna. #8375723

Sharon C. Hinze 3/26/2010 4:21:39 PM

Sonya, still a wonderful image! Well worth all the work you did. Congrats on your finalist.
Sharon #8484162

Sonya L. Hatfield-Hall 3/26/2010 5:25:04 PM

Thank you. Couldn't have done it without you and the others. #8484691

Patricia A. Coblentz 3/26/2010 6:09:51 PM

Well, these boots have done their work...this is a terrific image, Sonya...congratulations!!

Patti #8485060

Nikki McDonald 3/26/2010 7:46:15 PM

Very happy to see the recognition for this terrific image, Sonya. Congratulations on the finalist and good luck in the next round. #8485727

Sonya L. Hatfield-Hall 3/27/2010 12:33:19 AM

Patti and Nikki thank you both. #8486205

Patricia A. Coblentz 3/29/2010 5:34:49 AM

And here they are again!!! BIG congratulations on this fantastic winning image, Sonya!!

Patti #8493042

Sonya L. Hatfield-Hall 3/29/2010 5:48:20 AM

Yes, there they are again. They walked their way to a my first BP anything beyond an EP. It took a lot of help from fellow photographers/friends to get those boots to this level.

Thanks for joining them for their trek through the world of BP. #8493103

Bob Cournoyer 3/29/2010 5:58:58 AM

Well, look at you all glittery gold!!!! I'm way happy for you... :-)

Bob #8493150

Sonya L. Hatfield-Hall 3/29/2010 6:13:46 AM

Thank you very much, Bob. I'm still in a bit of shock. #8493217

Sharon C. Hinze 3/29/2010 6:43:28 AM

Hey Sonya....them boots were made for walking...right up to the gold!! Congrats.
Sharon #8493326

Monnie Ryan 3/29/2010 7:46:28 AM

Wonderful capture, Sonya - congratulations on a well-deserved win! #8493528

Craig W. Myers 3/29/2010 9:52:59 AM

Really great! Congratulations. #8494047

Sonya L. Hatfield-Hall 3/29/2010 10:21:22 AM

Yep, Sharon, they sure have taken me down a new road. Thank you for your input.

Thank you all for the words of congrats.

#8494141

Mark Dodge 3/29/2010 2:39:50 PM

Ha! Check it out! Congratulations, Sonya! Way to win the gold. Well done! #8494840

Sonya L. Hatfield-Hall 3/29/2010 3:05:40 PM

Thanks Mark. Ditto the congratulation on your win. I'll have to find that wonderful flower. #8494877

john forrant 3/29/2010 5:29:20 PM

Sonya, You must be like wiked happy! LOL. This shot did good for you. I know I was way happy with my first finalist ever this month. Quite a feat you accomplished given how many shots are submitted. #8495207

Sonya L. Hatfield-Hall 3/29/2010 5:45:58 PM

Thank you John, I'm very happy, but mainly surprised.

I cannot find your image. give me the link. and congratulations. #8495287

john forrant 3/29/2010 5:49:40 PM

Sonya, Not sure this will work but here is link. http://www.betterphoto.com/forms/discussionDetail.asp?threadID=1237061 #8495299

john forrant 3/29/2010 5:53:03 PM

http://www.betterphoto.com/gallery/dynoGallDetail.asp?photoID=9735950&catID=37641&contestCatID=8&rowNumber=70&camID= #8495313

Sonya L. Hatfield-Hall 3/29/2010 5:58:35 PM

Thank you. Lovely image ... see my comments : ) #8495338

Nikki McDonald 3/29/2010 6:00:11 PM

Great job, Sonya -- first finalist goes gold! Doesn't happen often :) Congratulations! #8495345

Sonya L. Hatfield-Hall 3/29/2010 10:41:50 PM

Thank you Nikki. #8496130

Usman M. Bajwa 3/30/2010 12:25:33 AM

Wonderful capture and CONGRATZ. on your Gold win!!

UB. #8496375

Susana Heide 3/30/2010 4:04:31 PM

WOW!!! Impressive and creative angle!! A hearty CONGRATS to you on this fantastic WIN, Sonya!!! GO CELEBRATE :O))) #8498491

Sonya L. Hatfield-Hall 3/30/2010 6:29:22 PM

I've been celebrating a little. I keep checking to see if they changed their minds.

Thank you both very much. #8498821

Kristi A. Howson 3/30/2010 8:20:38 PM

Big Congratulations to you Sonya. This was such a novel idea and it came out perfect! #8499033

Sonya L. Hatfield-Hall 3/31/2010 3:38:50 AM

Thank you Kristi #8499572

Anne McKinnell 4/1/2010 4:32:43 PM

Hey, this looks familiar! Way to go Sonya!! #8503616

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 5/4/2010 9:12:49 PM

Congratulations on your creative win Sonya! #8589630

Sarah A. Christian 1/26/2011 6:52:01 PM

Sonya, this is a fantastic capture! Everything about it is wonderful, and as with Cooney, there is a story to be told! #9196361

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Description

Still have a lot of good days left. Muddy from their last use, they rest on a quilt rack dad made on our front porch.

Exif: F Number: 25, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/30 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 100, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 80.00 mm, Model: NIKON D80

Uploaded on 2/10/2010 2:46:36 AM

Keywords: #boots wood bolts hole 

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Camera: Nikon D80 Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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