Afoot in Rome

© Patti Coblentz

Afoot in Rome

Uploaded: November 24, 2010


Exif: F Number: 16, Exposure Bias Value: -0.67, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, FocalLength: 190.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300


Joy Rector November 24, 2010

love this shot #1330147

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe November 24, 2010

Great tones, details and textures, Patti. #9061719

Dr Silly level-classic November 24, 2010

Fun capture. :O) #9061720

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe November 24, 2010

Love the comp and detail. Think he put his best foot forward! Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!!! #9061747

Tiia Vissak November 24, 2010

a cool close-up! #9061767

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe November 24, 2010

Excellent!!! #9061805

Bojan Bencic level-classic November 24, 2010

Great light, tone and composition, Patricia. Fantastic detail. #9061822

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe November 24, 2010

Such fabulous toe tones! Great abstract! #9061862

Robert R. Goodman level-addict November 24, 2010

Hi Patricia,Awesome capture my friend.Beautiful detail and lighting.Busy today trying to get ready for Thanksgiving!!!!! #9061865

Robert R. Goodman level-addict November 24, 2010

And a Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family my friend!!!!! #9061885

Monnie Ryan November 24, 2010

Hmmm, looks like a serious case of toe jam to me! Seriously, wonderful detail and textures. Happy Thanksgiving! #9061899

Patti Coblentz November 24, 2010

Thanks everyone! I hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving! #9061915

Marijana Fajgl level-classic November 24, 2010

Fantastic details, Patricia! Wonderful capture!
Happy Thanksgiving Day! #9061932

Gord MacEachern November 24, 2010

Great tones and textures Patti, well seen and catured!! Great footography here lol.. #9061934

Steve M. Harrington November 24, 2010

What an interesting image, Patti. I want to know more about what is attached. My imagination tells me the title Journey Afoot might work. :) Where is this statue?
Steve #9061945

Richard B. Hallick level-classic November 24, 2010

Very original image. Love the BW treatment, and the range of shadows and highlights. Athlete's Foot? #9061969

Patti Coblentz November 24, 2010

Thank you Marijana, Gord, Steve, and Richard!! :) #9062001

Michele Peterson level-classic November 24, 2010

Fun shot! I am also curious about where this was taken. #9062003

Patti Coblentz November 24, 2010

Hi Michele...and thanks. I just added it to the commentary, but it was part of a very large group of sculptures and waterfall in Rome. #9062016

Lorna Shutter November 24, 2010

That looks like Tarzan's foot! LOL! Fabulous capture and tones, Patti! Very interesting crop! I'd love to see the rest of the statue too! A wonderful, creative image! :)

HAPPY THANKSGIVING to you and your family!!!!! :)

Ann Coates level-classic November 24, 2010

This is really cool Patricia. #9062139

Patti Coblentz November 24, 2010

Thanks Lorna, and Ann!

Is that turkey hiding from the man, trying to disguise himself with a lampshade? LOL!

I will try to locate the rest of the statue that belongs to this foot, to be nice...I think this is a little out there, no? I know what "interesting" means :))) #9062145

Lorna Shutter November 24, 2010

Hey, you're pretty smart to figure out the Turkey thing! Ha! Ha! :)

For your information, "interesting" (according to the MSN-Encarta dictionary) means:
1. arousing curiosity or attention: arousing curiosity, attracting or holding attention, or provoking thought

2. not boring: enjoyable because of being varied, challenging, stimulating, or exciting

That was MY meaning too! Can't speak for Steve though. LOL! :D


Patti Coblentz November 24, 2010

::))) #9062168

MELODIE C. ROBERTS November 24, 2010

I can Only Imagine The size of His OTHER Body Parts!! ;0)

Awesome Patti #9062171

Patti Coblentz November 24, 2010

LOL, Mel!
Thanks! #9062174

Lorna Shutter November 24, 2010

Mel! I can't believe you said that! You ARE talking about his hands, right? LOL! :D #9062177

MELODIE C. ROBERTS November 24, 2010

Girls Girls Girls!!

I was Talking About His Head! #9062184

Patti Coblentz November 24, 2010

Phew! LOL #9062189

Patrick Rouzes level-classic November 24, 2010

Dropped in at a bad time,I see! Will be back later.
Ok, i'm back
Wonderful tones, textures, detail, clarity, & comp here, Patti! Thought provoking, I reckon,lol! Superb job! #9062191

Patti Coblentz November 24, 2010

Thanks, Patrick! #9062205

Daniella Puente November 24, 2010

Like that foot, looks funny with cool details! #9062209

Patti Coblentz November 24, 2010

Thank you, Daniella :) #9062214

Ron McEwan November 24, 2010

Excellent selective focus Patricia. And Happy Thanksgiving to you as well. Our house is going to be full of blessings, All the kids and their kids will be here. #9062224

Patti Coblentz November 24, 2010

That's what's all about, Ron...have a wonderful day!
Thank you :) #9062231

Mary Timman November 24, 2010

Fabulous close up! Great detail and lighting.
Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family! #9062249

Carol L. Fowler November 24, 2010

And I thought I had big feet! Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family! #9062374

Rony Sagy November 24, 2010

Fantastic capture, Patricia. Excellent detail, texture and light. #9062490

Patti Coblentz November 25, 2010

Thank you Mary, Carol, and Rony! #9062709

Renata Gusciora November 25, 2010

Fantastic detail capture,great tones and lighting,Patti!I like you composition too! #9062985

Patti Coblentz November 25, 2010

Thank you, Renata! #9062994

Thomas E. Hinds November 26, 2010

Terrific dof, texture, and comp! Very well done, Patti! #9064435

Patti Coblentz November 26, 2010

Thank you, Tom :) #9064481

Laura E. Swan level-classic November 26, 2010

Lol...I love your sense of humor (AND YOUR COMP, TOO!)

Neat shot Patti! Something surely IS afoot!!!

:))) -Laura #9065276

Patti Coblentz November 26, 2010

Thank you, Laura :)) #9065289

Rona L. Schwarz November 26, 2010

I see that this one has generated a lot of fun discussion, Patti! Great eye to see and find this, and I love your B&W treatment, shadows and highlights, and tones and textures. Sorry I am not funny! #9065430

Patti Coblentz November 26, 2010

Thank you, Rona..ha!...I'm not funny either :)

Phyllis H. Burchett December 13, 2010

Love it....footography! Congrats Patricia! #9096998

Bojan Bencic level-classic December 13, 2010

Congratulations on your finalist, Patricia. #9097080

frank w. degenhardt level-classic December 13, 2010

A classical look. Love it. CONGRATULATIONS on the FINALIST my friend and best of luck in the next round. #9097280

Datha Y. Thompson December 13, 2010

AWESOME!!! Congratulations Patti!!!! WTG :) #9097307

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe December 13, 2010

Congratulations on your finalist Patti, so unique! Great details!!! #9097489

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe December 13, 2010

Congratulations on this Big Foot Finalist, Patti! Wonderful! #9097677

Marijana Fajgl level-classic December 13, 2010

Big congratulations on your fantstic finalist, Patricia! Good luck! #9097684

Laura E. Swan level-classic December 13, 2010


On Your Beautiful Big Toes! :D HA!

So Happy For You, Patti! #9097730

Jean E. Hildebrant December 13, 2010

Congrat's Patti! I'll stand up and give you a hand on that foot, lol ;-) #9097765

Patti Coblentz December 13, 2010

Thanks everyone! Can't say we haven't had fun with this image...LOL!!! Hope it gave the judges some fun, too :)) #9097779

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe December 13, 2010

Congrats on your fabulous finalist, Patty. #9097812

Emile Abbott level-deluxe December 13, 2010

Congratulation Patty on your neat finalist. #9097864

Rona L. Schwarz December 13, 2010

Ah yes...who could forget this one, Patti! Love it! CONGRATULATIONS on the great toe Finalist, and good luck in the next round! #9097978

Carol L. Fowler December 13, 2010

Something is indeed afoot! Congrats! #9098005

Gord MacEachern December 13, 2010

A big congratulations on this well deserved finalists Pattie, good luck next round!! #9098058

Lorna Shutter December 13, 2010

Hey Girlfriend! WTG!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your Finalist Award for this "interesting" image!!!!! LOL! :D The judges must all have foot fetishes! Ha! Ha! Photobucket #9098212

Chris Budny level-deluxe December 13, 2010

It almost seems to be stomping the competition ;) Congratulations! #9098229

Patti Coblentz December 13, 2010

Thanks everyone...ha! Chris...I hope you're right :) #9098255

Lydia Williams level-deluxe December 13, 2010

Fantastic shot....Congratulations on this foot finalist! Well done! #9098434

Marcel J. Fernandez December 13, 2010

Congratulations, Patricia on your super Finalist. #9098598

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict December 13, 2010

What an amazing image, Patti!

Congratulations on your finalist!

Best wishes,
Debby #9098757

Thomas E. Hinds December 13, 2010

Wonderful Finalist! Congratulations, Patti! #9098790

Terry Cervi level-classic December 13, 2010

Felicitations for your fantastic foot finalist, Patty! #9098971

SaMi Martin December 13, 2010

Great textures; Congrats Patricia on your finalist! #9098985

Danny B. Head level-deluxe December 13, 2010

Finally, a foot that looks rougher than mine. lol Congrats! #9099025

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe December 13, 2010

Huge congrats and very best luck with this awesome finalist, Patty!! #9099343

Rony Sagy December 13, 2010

Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist. #9099349

Linda D. Lester level-classic December 13, 2010

I love this....Congratulations!!! #9099479

Wm Nosal December 13, 2010

Great Shot, Patricia!
Congratulations! #9099646

Leslie McLain level-deluxe December 13, 2010

Congrats on your terrific finalist, Patti. #9099754

Debra R. Harder December 13, 2010

Congratulations, Patti, on your EXCELLENT finalist! Deb #9099886

Steve M. Harrington December 13, 2010

Congratulations, Patti. I am really pleased for you.
Steve #9100133

Patti Coblentz December 13, 2010

Thanks for all of your wonderful congratulations; I appreciate it! #9100164

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic December 13, 2010

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #9100347

Robert K. Bemus level-classic December 13, 2010

Wonderful tones and textures...congratulations on your Finalist, Patti!! #9100732

Randall J. Scholten December 13, 2010

Cool shot... much beyond "interesting"! :-)

Congrats Patti! #9100735

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic December 13, 2010

Congratulations on your excellent finalist,Patti!! #9100778

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic December 14, 2010

Huge CONGRATZ on the Finalist award and good luck up next, Patti.

UB. #9100860

Brett Dolsen December 14, 2010

Congratulations on a fantastic finalist Patricia! #9100991

Stan J. Bendkowski December 14, 2010

Fantastic Finalist, Patricia! Big Congratulations. #9101013

Patti Coblentz December 14, 2010

Thanks very much Nancy, Robert, Randy, Ujjwal, UP, Brett, and Stan! #9101025

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe December 14, 2010

This is one of those shots that you just have to open to look at better Patti and I am so happy to see it here in the Finalist. Congrats to you and best of luck in the next round. #9101447

Carol Eade level-addict December 14, 2010

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Patricia! #9101863

Val Feldman level-deluxe December 14, 2010

What a gorgeous foot...beautiful detail, wonderful textures, not a corn or an ingrown toenail in sight...a podiatrist's dream! Such a wonderful, creative and unique eye and view of the world you have Patti! Love this! Wonderful Finalist and all the best in the upcoming round! #9102250

Hendrik Storme December 14, 2010

Wonderful!!!Congratulations!!!! #9102285

Wanda Judd level-addict December 14, 2010

Congratulations Patricia, I love the composition and tones.... #9102286

Patti Coblentz December 14, 2010

Thank you Becky, Carol, Val, Hendrik, and Wanda! #9102419

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic December 14, 2010

CONGRATULATIONS on this EXCELLENT finalist, Patricia!!! <>< #9102439

Robert R. Goodman level-addict December 14, 2010

Hi Patricia,a very big congratulations to you my friend,and thank you!!!! #9102647

Joanna Madloch December 14, 2010

Big congrats, Patricia. Greatly seen and photographed. #9102649

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton December 14, 2010

Really cool!! Congratulations, Patricia, on your finalist!!! #9102655

Patti Coblentz December 14, 2010

Thank you Nadine, Bobby, Joanna, and Philippe! #9102673

Renee Doyle level-classic December 14, 2010

Big congratulations to you on this wonderful finalist Patricia! #9102675

Tammy Espino December 14, 2010

Huge congrats on your great finalist :) #9102937

Julianne Bradford December 14, 2010

Wonderful capture of a part of the "greatness" of this statue Patricia! Love your POV :-) Congrats on this well composed, interesting finalist #9102952

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic December 14, 2010

Wonderful capture of this interesting foot and Congrats on your finalist. #9103023

Tamara K. Walker level-classic December 14, 2010


Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic December 14, 2010

A fantastic close up Patricia,
Amalia #9103230

Renata Gusciora December 14, 2010

Congratualtions on your fantastic finalist,Patti!!!:-) #9103529

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna December 14, 2010

WTG on this wonderful finalist, Patti! :-) k #9103618

Patrick Rouzes level-classic December 14, 2010


Sherran Andersen level-classic December 14, 2010

Congrats Patti. #9104122

Barbara Waldoch level-classic December 14, 2010

CONGRATULATIONS on all your finalists, Patti! #9104200

Carol Teal December 14, 2010

When I was a kid, my brother and I used to kid my mom about having big feet! LOL Great capture, and I bet you found lots of wonderful places in Rome. I sure hope I can visit there one day! Congrats on this great finalist! #9104321

Stefania Barbier level-addict December 15, 2010

great details of a beautiful monument... gorgeous finalist, congrats!!! #9104455

Patti Coblentz December 15, 2010

Thanks to everyone for your wonderful comments...I appreciate them very much. #9104941

MELODIE C. ROBERTS December 15, 2010

I hope this encourages you to post his OTHER body part ;0)

Congrats Patti!!
Loved this from day one! ;0) #9107342

Patti Coblentz December 15, 2010

Thanks, Mel...will consider it for you :) He has amazing hands :) #9107348

Nadia Paul December 15, 2010

Great shot Patti - congrats on your finalist! #9107664

Patti Coblentz December 15, 2010

Thank you, Nadia :) #9107698

Merna L. Nobile December 17, 2010

It is my honor to congratulate and celebrate your award for November, 2010. Merna #9112223

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