...stop for Connie!!!

© Nobu Nagase

...stop for Connie!!!

Uploaded: July 07, 2005


The idea of shooting at the carwash is certainly of
original by Connie Carpenter, a good friend of many...
She has not posted a photo for a long time, but she has not been forgotten...
She has impressed many of us by her images of Sasha and Katie, her lab and her friend's golden retriever.
But also I remember well her carwash shot...
made me realize photo-art can be found anywhere.
digital: this is a composite of two photos shot at a carwash nearby...,
crop, resize and added cross patch..., also, I like the following two filters below...


Nobu Nagase July 07, 2005

There are other filters I liked on this. These are the I think I liked better... #275151

Nobu Nagase July 07, 2005


Joyce ONeil July 07, 2005

This kind of image gets me stirred up! It makes you more aware of your surroundings. I know I get impatient because I can't wait to get my images unloaded & see what hidden things I captured.... #1567553

William C. Raco level-classic July 07, 2005

Wonderful photo, Nobi
and an excellent dedication to an old friend.
You've done her proud!


Deb Holmes-Hatfield July 07, 2005

Neat effects Nobi, very creative! #1567894

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe July 07, 2005

I love this, Nobinn!!!
Kathkk #1568002

Brenda W. LaFleur level-deluxe July 07, 2005

I remember Connie's original carwash shot. Nice of you to honor her this way, Nobi. I miss her great photo submissions. Love this and the filter effects really add to the image. Great job!! #1568115

Ellen Peach level-classic July 07, 2005

How funny, I was just at the carwash tonight and thought about that shot of Connie's & now I see this wonderful carwash abstract...I'm taking my camera next time....LOVE this, Nobi! #1568390

Dominique Declerck July 07, 2005

Great idea, Nobi! well done! #1568435

Carol Brill July 07, 2005

Lots of creativity and imagination in this shot, Nobi, you've taken a great idea and put your own colorful, original spin on it so well here! #1568445

Cora Miller level-classic July 07, 2005

I really like what you've done here, Nobi, and I'm sure Connie would be pleased with your dedication. Very artistic work! I also like the additional filters especially the rough pastels one! #1568464

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe July 08, 2005

Wonderful creative image and dedication, Nobi!!!! #1569543

Patty Razonable July 08, 2005

Fabulous creative capture and dedication, Nobi!! #1571147

Mary K. Robison July 08, 2005

Nobi, when friendship and artistry are combined, the results can be fabulous ~ as this is!
Beautiful effects, and lovely dedication. #1572327

Connie L. Carpenter July 24, 2005

Nobi... what a surprise!!! Thank you so much for you kind words and for your enduring friendship in spite of my disappearing act. :o) As usual, you do beautiful work. #1633325

Nobu Nagase August 15, 2005

Thank you very much, each and everyone one of you, for stopping by here and making an entry. All of your comments are dedicated to Connie. She has her priority and has not made appearence on the net for a while now... I am certainly happy to know that some of you remember her shot at the carwash.

Connie, it's so good to see you here. I thank you very much for logging in to comment on this. Everyone misses your work, Connie.

Tammy Scott August 20, 2005

Congratulations on your finalist! #1740377

Cathy Stancil August 20, 2005

Congratulations on both your beautiful finalists Nobi !!! Well done ! #1740899

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe August 20, 2005

Congratulations, NObinn!! On both your finalists!!
Kathkk #1741196

KHAWLA Haddad August 20, 2005

Congratulations on Wonderful finalists!!! #1742203

Melissa L. Zavadil August 20, 2005

Way to go!!!! Congratulations on your wonderful finalist Nobi!! #1742557

Kerby Pfrangle August 20, 2005

Nobi congratulations on your wonderful finalist. Good luck in the next round.

Kerby #1743104

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe August 21, 2005

Congratulations on this excellent finalist, Nobi!!! #1744094

Susie Peek-Swint August 21, 2005

Love this Nobi ~ both effects are great ~ many congrats to you! #1744512

S J August 21, 2005

Congratulations on this wonderfully creative finalist, Nobi!! #1745602

Patty Razonable August 21, 2005

Congratulations on your finalist, Nobi!! #1745822

Jennifer Rennison August 21, 2005

Fabulous creative image, Nobi! Congratulations on your finalist! #1747299

Cora Miller level-classic August 21, 2005

Wohoo! I'm glad to see this one made it, Nobi, and also to know that Connie is still out there somewhere. :) Congratulations! #1748889

Carol Brill August 22, 2005

Congratulations on this ingenious finalist, Nobi! #1753939

Connie L. Carpenter August 24, 2005

Hi Nobi,
Congratulations!!! The effects you added must have done the trick. And thanks again for the tribute. #1762792

Darren K. Fisher September 09, 2005

Funny as soon as I seen the thumbnail I thought of Connie and her shot like this, vs her signs were on the left...LOL..See I do remember. Any how I love the effect you got here and the wonderful words you have used about Connie, I do miss her so much, her kind words and her AWESOME work. She does not really like the word awesome....LOL....Thought I would see if that brought her out again. JOB very very well done Nobi. #1818630

Sandra Freyler September 26, 2005

Congratulations Nobi! Awesome image! #1887849

Jill Odice level-classic October 14, 2005

Nobi, this is so fun! There ARE photos to be taken no matter where you go if you open your eyes and look. I remember Connie from WA ... she has not posted there since the big crash ... #1953280

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