Lemon Tea

Uploaded: June 30, 2012


* I can't possibly thank each and every person individually who commented on this image. The response has been so overwhelming and I am touched deeply. From the bottom of my heart THANK YOU all so very much! *


Don Christiana June 30, 2012

Dave, terrific image. Detail and lighting are subperb. As usual, your photos are outstanding. I see a possible winner again for you this month. #1472193

Robert R. Goodman level-addict June 30, 2012

Hi Dave,Abolutely stunning my friend.Beautiful capture!!!!! #10208061

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe June 30, 2012

Looks refreshing and beautiful, Dave!!! #10208273

Joannie Bertucci level-classic June 30, 2012

Outstanding photography Dave! Your image, for me, is flawless! Lighting is exceptional as is the composition, tones and details!

Thank you for your wonderful comment on Flash's image! He was a bagle (beagle and bassette) :-) #10208431

Carol Teal June 30, 2012

Looks as good as I bet it tastes! At least if it has sugar! :) Gorgeous still life! #10208437

Leslie McLain level-deluxe July 01, 2012

Fanatastic still life, Dave. You are definitely the still life master. #10208627

Claudia Kuhn level-classic July 01, 2012

Beautiful summer still life Dave, you're a lighting master! Beautiful light and tones #10208718

Stephen Zacker July 01, 2012

Fantastic lighting. Like that bg.. perfect for this still life #10208930

Danny B. Head level-deluxe July 01, 2012

Perfect light! #10209022

Lindley Johnson level-classic July 01, 2012

Perfect light and composition, Dave - looks delicious! #10209218

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 01, 2012

Outstanding in every way - What a great subject!! #10209503

Debbie Bray July 01, 2012

Monte, another delightful still life, that actually comes alive! I love the light, the composition is a little sour ;-) but well balanced! Overall, it's 10/10 - AGAIN!!! Another winner for you!! #10209506

Carol L. Fowler July 01, 2012

Another perfect still life!! #10209787

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe July 02, 2012

Oh wow, Monte. The light and the comp on this is fabulous. It makes me want to go and get a fresh lemonade for sure! #10210069

Mary Dimitriw level-classic July 02, 2012

I love your still life set ups Dave! This is simply delicious! #10210136

Karen Celella level-deluxe July 02, 2012

Gorgeous, Dave! #10210618

Terry Cervi level-classic July 02, 2012

What a stunning still life, Monte'!! I just love the frosted tea jar and your lighting is just superb! #10211211

Yulianto Soeroso July 03, 2012

love it brr slurp nice setting #10212036

Chris Budny level-deluxe July 03, 2012

Beautifully done, Dave (as usual!) #10212343

Daniel Ruf July 03, 2012

Beautiful work. #10212824

Linda M. Walker July 04, 2012

Excellent still life....love the tones and lighting #10213634

Bill Houghton July 04, 2012

This is a beautiful still life Dave. Bill #10213863

Lorna Shutter July 04, 2012

You know the old saying ... If life hands you lemons ... make lemonade! Well, you were handed lemons ... and look what YOU made ... lemonade AND a beautiful image!!! Awesome capture and presentation, Dave! :) #10214113

Jennifer L. Alder July 05, 2012

Lovely set up and use of light, Dave. Nicely done. #10214777

Anita Hogue July 05, 2012

An absolutely stunning still Dave! Love the lighting and colors! #10214936

Dayna Cain level-classic July 05, 2012

Exceptional work Dave! #10215589

Robert Jensen July 06, 2012

Great comp and beautifully lit #10217472

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe July 07, 2012

Wow you are a master at this dave. I love the setup and its detail as well as the textured background and the superb lighting. #10218231

frank w. degenhardt level-classic July 07, 2012

Heather took the words right out of my mouth. She says it all. I had the joy of going all the way back through every page of your gallery and was so taken in by the quality of your work. Your still life is set up with such care and you know how to pop the colors and details. Everything you do is done with such perfection. You are so gifted my friend, what a treat I had seeing your works. #10218763

Thomas E. Hinds July 09, 2012

Fabulous light and composition, Dave! Soooo very well done! #10222059

Virginia Leone level-classic July 10, 2012

Bravo on your beautiful still life photos, you never disappoint, Dave!! Look forward to more :)

Virginia #10222929

Linda S. Smith level-classic July 11, 2012

Beautiful image Dave! Makes me want a glass right now ;-) #10225947

Katherine Kuhn level-classic July 15, 2012

Like the old masters! Beautiful light and composition, Dave! #10230679

Carol Flisak level-addict July 16, 2012

Stunning still life, Dave... wonderful light, comp, background... everything! It looks deliciously refreshing, especially with this summer's heat wave! #10232306

Wendy Stevenson July 17, 2012

You have some really beautiful SL's Dave! Love the warmth and gorgeous light in them but I'm choosing this one to comment on as it's so darned hot here and that lemonade looks so refreshing! #10233130

Guy D. Biechele level-classic July 18, 2012

Beautiful light and color! #10234962

Cindy Bendush level-classic July 24, 2012

Totally gorgeous still life Dave - perfect lighting and staging! #10242107

Joannie Bertucci level-classic July 30, 2012

Congrats on your amazing finalist Dave! I'm so honored to have a finalist included with your work! #10250486

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic July 30, 2012

Congrats on your beautiful Finalist Dave! I love it! #10250607

Dayna Cain level-classic July 30, 2012

WTG Dave! Congrats!!!! #10250641

Carrie M. Groseclose level-classic July 30, 2012

Absolutely gorgeous Dave! Congratulations on your well deserved Finalist! #10250768

Jill Odice level-classic July 30, 2012

Totally worthy of the Winners Circlein my opinion! The lighting is fabulous! #10250805

Don Christiana July 30, 2012

Congratulationas Dave, a beautiful and well deserved Finalist... #10250816

Lorna Shutter July 30, 2012

Woo Hoo!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your Finalist Award for this Fabulous image, Dave!!!!! WTG!!! :)
Photobucket #10250900

Leslie McLain level-deluxe July 30, 2012

Congrats on a stunning finalist, Dave. #10250947

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict July 30, 2012

Congrats, Dave, on your beautiful and excellent finalist!

Debby #10250975

Linda S. Smith level-classic July 30, 2012

Congrats Dave on your gorgeous still life finalist win! WTG! #10251153

Robert R. Goodman level-addict July 30, 2012

Hi Dave,WTG my friend.Congratulations on this beautiful finalist!!!! #10251287

JO ANN CLEVELAND July 30, 2012

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Dabe!

jo ann c. #10251502

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe July 30, 2012

Congrats on a great finalist, Dave. #10251588

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe July 30, 2012

Huge congrats on your awesome finalist, Dave!! Very best luck!! #10251658

Kathy Salerni level-classic July 30, 2012

Huge congrats on this wonderful Finalist, Dave! Best of luck in the next round! #10251676

Claudia Kuhn level-classic July 30, 2012

Congrats on your wonderful finalist Dave! #10251758

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic July 30, 2012

Congratulations on your finalist, Dave. Good luck in the next round. #10251854

Rolando Rosito July 30, 2012

Great finalist Dave, think you have a winner. #10252196

Chris Budny level-deluxe July 30, 2012

Congratulations, Dave! Your still-lifes rock! #10252256

Thomas E. Hinds July 30, 2012

Such fine work, Dave! Congratulations on this Finalist. I would have been shocked if it was not picked! #10252658

Diane L. Thomas July 30, 2012

With the hot weather in Tx I could use a large glass of this drink now. Great capture of a still life. #10252663

Patrick Rouzes level-classic July 30, 2012

Your lighting is phenomenal! Congrats & good luck, Dave! #10252727

Lyn Darlington July 30, 2012

Congrats on a fantastic finalist! Wonderful still life! #10252773

Peggy Pfister level-classic July 30, 2012

Beautiful still life ... wonderful color palette, composition, and atmosphere. Congrats on a terrific finalist! #10252857

Cindy Bendush level-classic July 30, 2012

Way to go on your finalist Dave! #10253522

Debbie Bray July 31, 2012

Absolutely superb, Monte, LOVE love love your work, well done on your finalist! #10253939

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

Congrats on this beautiful finalist, Monte. It just doesn't get much better than this. Fabulous work! #10253989

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 31, 2012

Very well deserved - Congrats Dave!! #10254044

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe July 31, 2012

Besides the wonderful composition and lighting there is such a good story here! Congratulations! #10254326

Carol L. Fowler July 31, 2012

Awesome Finalist! Congrats!! #10254717

July 31, 2012

Lovely still life. #10255015

Guy D. Biechele level-classic July 31, 2012

I agree with the Judges. Wonderful still life! Congrats and good luck. #10255184

Phyllis H. Burchett July 31, 2012

DEElicious, congrats on this wonderful finalist Dave! #10255205

Lester A. Garcia July 31, 2012

Perfectly executed still life image worthy of being a finalist. I could see colors of GOLD here!

Congrats, Dave. #10255445

Lynn M. Whitt July 31, 2012

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist. #10255467

frank w. degenhardt level-classic July 31, 2012

Another work of art, another Finalist. Congratulations my friend. #10255565

Chris Budny level-deluxe July 31, 2012

Another round of well deserved congratulations on your win! #10256045

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe July 31, 2012

Congrats, Dave on your winner. #10256109

Dayna Cain level-classic July 31, 2012

A very well deserved win, Dave. This is stunning. #10256145

Leslie McLain level-deluxe July 31, 2012

Congrats on a stunning winner, Dave. #10256147

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic July 31, 2012

Congratulations Dave! I am so happy for you! This is a beautiful Winner and so well deserving. #10256168

Thomas E. Hinds July 31, 2012

Congratulations, Dave, on this great Winner! #10256184

David Phalen July 31, 2012

BIG Congrats on a beautiful Winner!! #10256202

Phyllis H. Burchett July 31, 2012

Congrats Dave! #10256248

Peggy Pfister level-classic July 31, 2012

No surprise to see gold here! Congrats! #10256333

Robert R. Goodman level-addict July 31, 2012

Congratulations Dave!!! #10256412

Terry Cervi level-classic July 31, 2012

A fantastic win! Congrats to you, Monte'!!! #10256504

Carol Eade level-addict July 31, 2012

Gorgeous still life, congratulations Dave! #10256523

Claudia Kuhn level-classic July 31, 2012

Glad to see this one with the the gold! Congratulations on your fine win #10256562

Cindy Bendush level-classic July 31, 2012

Yay for the gold! Congratulations Dave! #10256647

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

Whoo hoo, Monte. A big congrats to you on this fabulous gold winner! #10256706

Don Christiana July 31, 2012

Dave, A HUGH CONGRATS on your GOLD Winner. Your work is outstanding. #10256901

Mariann Kovats level-classic July 31, 2012

Gorgeous lighting! Congrats on your win! #10256930

Robert K. Bemus level-classic July 31, 2012

Beautiful still life, Dave...congratulations!! #10256942

Renee Doyle level-classic August 01, 2012

Simply awesome and inspiring work Dave!! What else can one say but BIG congratulations to you!!! #10257013

Lyn Darlington August 01, 2012

Congrats on a fantastic gold win! #10257153

Lyn Darlington August 01, 2012

Congrats on a fantastic gold win! #10257154

Mary K. Robison August 01, 2012

The lighting is perfect, as is the composition. Wonderful still life, Dave!
Congratulations on your beautiful Second Place Gold Winner! #10257254

Lorna Shutter August 01, 2012

Woo Hoo!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your well-deserved 2nd Place Win, Dave!!!!! This image still makes me thirsty for some lemonade!!! FABULOUS work!!! :)
Photobucket #10257327

Martha R. Mazon level-classic August 01, 2012

Wonderful light and mood in this image, Dave! Congratulations! #10257703

Michele Peterson level-classic August 01, 2012

Wow, I love everything about this one ~ the light and the set up, and the darker tones.... it all looks fabulous and quite refreshing! Very well done, and BIG congratulations on the win!! #10257914

Mike Clime August 01, 2012

Congratulations on your winner! #10258000

Kathy Salerni level-classic August 01, 2012

Congrats on your Gold Winning image, Dave! #10258015

Barbara Budzinski level-classic August 01, 2012

Congratulations!....another and another and another amazing still life. STUNNING!!! #10258223

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict August 01, 2012

Huge congrats, Dave! #10258368

Debra R. Harder August 01, 2012

This is a beautiful setting, Dave! I love the lighting, rich tones and fabulous composition. Huge congratulations on your GORGEOUS GOLD WINNER!!! Deb #10258501

Gail Vitikacs level-classic August 01, 2012

Incredible win Dave...this would be beautiful hanging in a restaurant! Congrats! #10258891

Stefania Barbier level-addict August 01, 2012

absolutely gorgeous winner... congratulations!!! #10259070

Stephanie Halstead August 01, 2012

Incredible! Congratulations! #10259118

Salwa Afef August 02, 2012

Congratulations on your stunning winner ,wonderful lighting,color and presentation :) #10259521

Natasha Pliss level-deluxe August 02, 2012

This is just mesmerizing, Dave! How do you do it? The light, color, texture - wonderful! Huge congrats! #10259851

Tiia Vissak August 02, 2012

Congratulations on your Winner! #10259922

Anita Hogue August 02, 2012

Absolutely perfection Dave! Congratulation on your winner! #10260263

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe August 03, 2012

Huge congrats on one gorgeous winner, Dave!!!! #10261859

Debbie Bray August 04, 2012

Just superb, Dave!! Big congrats, wonderful work on your win!! #10262084

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic August 05, 2012

No surprise here, Dave. The lighting, the composition, the set up, the mood. It has it all. Huge congrats on this spectacular and well deserved Gold. #10263565

Stephen Zacker August 05, 2012

Fantastic work. Congratulations #10263927

Mary Dimitriw level-classic August 06, 2012

Now I'll apologize for my tardiness!! Splendid still life winner Dave! Congratulations. #10264720

Nancy (Peaches) Harker August 06, 2012

Awesome lighting and set up, a FANTASTIC capture
congrats on your win :) #10265514

Karen Celella level-deluxe August 07, 2012

Congratulations on your outstanding winner, Dave! #10266336

Alex T. Mizuno August 19, 2012

Beautiful still life photo Dave! Lighting and colors are exquisite! I can feel the coldness of the tea. Congratulations on your win!! #10281512

Kate Jackson level-classic August 31, 2012

Belated congrats on your fab win Dave! Great set up and so well deserved. Now I can't wait to see all your others! #10301307

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic September 01, 2012

So refreshing cool image Dave. Superb work. A huge Congratulations even if it's belated. #10304765

Mike F. Anderson level-classic September 02, 2012

Congratulations on this excellent winner Dave! You have some beautiful still-lifes #10305419

Wendy Stevenson September 03, 2012

Pure art! Congratulations Dave! Gorgeous win! #10306888

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe September 14, 2012

As always a work of genuine art. Congrats on a well deserved gold recognition. #10323414

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