The Wheel...invented circa 4000 BC [Monthly Theme]

© Phyllis H. Burchett

The Wheel...invented circa 4000 BC

Uploaded: June 15, 2012 18:57:15


The human species' use of technology began with the conversion of natural resources into simple tools. The invention of the wheel helped humans in traveling in and controlling their environment. (Wikipedia)
Bodie State historic Park

Exif: F Number: 22, ExposureTime: 3999/100000 seconds, ISO: 100, FocalLength: 17.00 mm, Model: NIKON D800


Kathy Salerni level-deluxe June 15, 2012

Wow, just a beautiful POV and focus! I love this capture of Bodie, Phyllis! #1469346

Linda L. Ruiz level-classic June 15, 2012

Awesome sky and pov. Love Bodie. #10182036

Leslie McLain level-classic June 16, 2012

Stunning capture and perspective, Phyllis. #10182393

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic June 16, 2012

LOOK AT THAT POV AND A PERFECT IMAGE FOR THE THEME. First Place, Phyllis, first place.....well at least IMHO ;) FAVED!!

UB. #10182822

Mike R. Howe June 18, 2012

Beautiful perspective,Phyllis...great shot!!! #10187455

Terry Cervi level-classic June 19, 2012

Fantastic composition and a beautiful capture, Phyllis!! Superb work! #10190697

Cindy Bendush level-classic June 24, 2012

Cool find and excellent image - love your POV! #10197457

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic July 30, 2012

Gorgeous Phyllis!!!! CONGRATS!!!!!

JO ANN CLEVELAND July 30, 2012

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Phyllis!

jo ann c. #10251084

Jill Odice level-classic July 30, 2012

I always love seeing Bodie images! This one is so special. I can see you sitting on the ground to capture this angle :-) Congrats on your finalist , hope we see this one in the Winners Circle! Into my favs BTW! #10251208

Kathy Salerni level-deluxe July 30, 2012

Huge congrats on this wonderful Finalist, Phyllis! Best of luck in the next round! #10251252

Stefania Barbier level-addict July 30, 2012

huge congrats on your beautiful finalist!!! #10251473

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe July 30, 2012

Beautiful finalist. Congrats, Phyllis. #10251701

Rona L. Schwarz July 30, 2012

LOVE this one, Phyllis! Marvelous composition with wonderful colors detail and clarity. Great MT entry that I bet we see again. Congrats and good luck! #10251771

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic July 30, 2012

:) :) #10252182

Chris Budny level-deluxe July 30, 2012

Fantastic, Phyllis; congratulations! #10252608

Donna La Mattino Pagakis July 30, 2012

Outstanding work and idea, congratulations! #10252838

Patrick Rouzes July 31, 2012

CONGRATS & good luck, Phyllis!

Terry Cervi level-classic July 31, 2012

Congrats on your outstanding finalist, Phyllis! #10255030

July 31, 2012

Beautiful image of this wheel - interesting interpretation of the theme. #10255092

Phyllis H. Burchett July 31, 2012

Thanks so much everyone! I've little or no internet for the past week so sorry I've been unable to do much commenting but congrats to all the finalists! #10255170

Carol Flisak level-addict July 31, 2012

Stunning image, Phyllis... super pov, composition, clarity, sky! I missed most June images. Huge congrats on this finalist! #10255729

Stefania Barbier level-addict July 31, 2012

Congratulations on your beautiful first prize win! #10255951

Linda S. Smith level-classic July 31, 2012

Congrats Phyllis on your 1st place win!!! Beautiful capture!!! #10255952

Carol Flisak level-addict July 31, 2012

Congratulations on your gorgeous first pace winner, Phyllis! #10255963

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe July 31, 2012

Congrats on your beautiful winner, Phyllis. #10256055

Sheryl Sturges July 31, 2012

Well deserved!! I've just got to get to Bodie one of these days. Love your description as it reminds us how important the wheel is in our lives. #10256066

Chris Budny level-deluxe July 31, 2012

Back for more congratulations! :) Way to go! #10256082

Cheryl Schneider July 31, 2012

Wonderfully composed. Congratulations!!! #10256086

Leslie McLain level-classic July 31, 2012

Congrats on a stunning winner, Phyllis. Love Bodie. #10256091

Lydia Williams level-deluxe July 31, 2012

Wow, Congratulations, Phyllis..Well done! #10256261

Terry Cervi level-classic July 31, 2012

Congrats on your fantastic 1st place win, Phyllis! #10256327

Robert R. Goodman July 31, 2012

Hi Phyllis,Congratulation on your beautiful win!!! #10256343

Carmody Baker July 31, 2012

What a great capture Phyllis. Congratulations! #10256421

Philip B. Ludwig level-addict July 31, 2012

Congratulations on your first place win. This is a fantastic image. Well deserved. #10256423

Ellen Hodges July 31, 2012

Huge congrats on an awesome winner, Phyllis!!! #10256427

Carol Eade level-addict July 31, 2012

A beautiful winner, Phyllis, congratulations! #10256474

Renee Doyle July 31, 2012

Wonderfully composed and captured Phyllis!! BIG congratulations on this wonderful First Place Winner! #10256582

Kathy Cline July 31, 2012

Wow what an incredible shot Phyllis! A well deserved award! Congratulations. #10256596

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic July 31, 2012

Perfection, Phyllis. Huge congrats on this spectacular Gold. #10256610

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic July 31, 2012

WOW Phyllis....a big congrats to you on this beautiful first place winner! #10256645

Cindy Bendush level-classic July 31, 2012

Huge congrats on your dynamite win Phyllis! #10256657

Carol Quina level-classic July 31, 2012

Congratulations Phyllis on your beautiful First Place win! #10256850

Reynaldo D. Reyes July 31, 2012

Wow! My favorite place and that sky is so awesome. Congratulations on this Winner Phyllis. #10256908

Joannie Bertucci level-classic July 31, 2012

Congratulations Phyllis on your gold badge and this amazing image that goes with it! #10256961

Mary K. Robison August 01, 2012

Congratulations on your well earned First Place Win!
Beautiful capture! #10257088

Jessica Jenney August 01, 2012

Congratulations, Phyllis on your fabulous First Place Win! #10257428

Val Feldman level-deluxe August 01, 2012

Wow! What a beautiful capture!!! Congratulations, Phyllis on a fantastic First Place Win! #10257545

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic August 01, 2012

Happy to see this with a First Place Winner, Phylis. Its so deserving!!!

UB. #10257594

Kimber Wallwork-Heineman level-classic August 01, 2012

Big, big congratulations Phyllis #10257666

Rona L. Schwarz August 01, 2012

I knew it!!! WTG, Phyllis! I am thrilled to see this with a big gold badge - SUPER CONGRATS, GIRL!!! #10257796

Carla Capra Anderson August 01, 2012

Way to Go, Phyllis! Congratulations! #10257945

Kathy Salerni level-deluxe August 01, 2012

Congrats on winning First Place Gold, Phyllis!!! #10257976

Mike Clime August 01, 2012

Congratulations on your winner! #10257986

Bojan Bencic level-classic August 01, 2012

Congratulations on your amazing win, Phyllis. Beautiful. #10258114

Antonio Amen August 01, 2012

Very good photo, well done.Thanks for comment my photos.Sorry for answer only now but I was out of the country.
António #10258119

Phyllis H. Burchett August 01, 2012

Thank you so much everyone for the wonderful comments. My life has been such a whirlwind of late, I forgot how much I missed all my Better Photo friends. THANK YOU! #10258150

David M. Montero August 01, 2012

Outstanding capture Phyllis!!! Your treatment and presentation are fantastic and worthy of your first place win. Congratulations!!! You can't get anymore basic, or effective in interpreting the focus of the monthly theme. #10258175

Linda D. Lester level-classic August 01, 2012

Congratulations on your awesome first place win!!!! #10258219

Patrick Rouzes August 01, 2012

CONGRATS on your well-deserved Gold Medal, Phyllis! WTG!

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict August 01, 2012

What a superv image, Phyllis! Congrats on your first place win!!!

Debby #10258320

Debra R. Harder August 01, 2012

This is FABULOUS, Phyllis! I love your POV, lighting, comp, details and colors. A big congratulations on your AWESOME FIRST PLACE WINNER!! Deb #10258462

Donna La Mattino Pagakis August 01, 2012

Whooo hooo Phyllis, outstanding work and a BIG WINNER. Congratulations!!!! #10258594

Carol L. Fowler August 01, 2012

Wonderful Winner! Well-deserved #10258971

JO ANN CLEVELAND August 02, 2012

Awesome image Phyllis!

Congratulations on this wonderful First Place Winner!

jo ann c. #10259762

Anita Hogue August 02, 2012

AWESOME First Place Winner! Congratulations Phyllis! #10260247

Danny B. Head August 02, 2012

Beautiful, beautiful image! Congrats! #10260352

Karen Slagle August 04, 2012

Congrats on your winning image, Phyllis. #10262241

Jimmy Day August 04, 2012

Beautiful work #10262512

Jimmy Day August 04, 2012

Beautiful work #10262513

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic August 05, 2012

Wonderful image and Congratulations!!! #10263842

Karen Celella August 07, 2012

Congratulations on your outstanding winner, Phyllis! #10266341

Emile Abbott level-deluxe August 08, 2012

Huge congratulation Phyllis on your first place winner. Awesome capture my friend. #10267779

Janet Fikar August 13, 2012

Wow, this is an incredible shot. I love it. Congratulations on your well deserved win! #10273923

Bill Houghton August 22, 2012

Phyllis, this is such a great photo. No wonder it's a winner. Congratulations, Bill #10285735

Phyllis H. Burchett August 22, 2012

Thank you so much everyone! #10285773

Lori Carlson August 31, 2012

Such wonderful light and perspective, Phyllis!!! Congrats to you!! =) #10301185

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