© Stanley J. Contrades


Uploaded: October 13, 2005


October 14, 2005

Very nice Stan! Love the light and title and the wonderful composition as well! #326357

Rob Bishop October 14, 2005

Hi Stan,

I really like this with the touch of green against the all white. Nice lighting too.

Rob #1950158

Dan Holm level-classic October 14, 2005

SO simple, so creative...and so simply beautiful, Stan!! Excellent lighting and crop! #1950163

Jill Odice level-classic October 14, 2005

Pure basic and very attractive shot Stan! The little green heart shaped leaf is such a perfect little touch :-) #1950171

Janet Williams October 14, 2005

Beautiful and simple soft focus on the whites, and the green leaf is so sharp it stands out and almost jumps out at you - wonderful capture Stan! #1950172

LJ Corliss level-classic October 14, 2005

Great job :) #1950176

Donna Roberts October 14, 2005

Aw, this is so lovely Stan - love the contrast against the stark white with the gorgeous love heart of green.
Beautiful capture!!
:-) ddu #1950187

Paul E. Earl October 14, 2005

So simple but so beautiful!! I love this Stan!! Wonderful work!! #1950211

Rakesh Syal level-classic October 14, 2005

Beautiful touch of color, Stan!!! My favourite! #1950244

Leanne M.E. Boyd October 14, 2005

I like the simplicity and composition. Excellent shot, Stan! #1950255

Paul Michko October 14, 2005

Excellent still life, Stan. #1950330

Donald K. Cherry level-classic October 14, 2005

Fantastic still life image, Stan! The only thing missing is the gold!! #1950363

Carla Metzler October 14, 2005

Simple and beautiful, Stan. Wonderful image. #1950405

Stephanie Lyons October 14, 2005

Awesome image Stan! I love it! #1950442

Jenny Bosmans October 14, 2005

Absolutely one of my favorites, Stan!! BRILLIANT!! #1950458


Lovely composition Stan!!!
Great lighting!!! #1950470

Cindy Paquette October 14, 2005

Marvelous!!! Simple and so elegant Stan! #1950657

Linda D. Lester level-classic October 14, 2005

Love it Stan....Wonderful shot! #1950764

Joy Rector October 14, 2005

beautiful presentation #1951082

Stacey A. Bates October 14, 2005

Wonderful Stan, beautiful presented! #1951415

Phil Sauvey October 14, 2005


Wonderfully creative! A great way to start any morning! #1951454

Michelle R. Kovach October 14, 2005

Terrific shot Stan! Wonderful composition! #1951593

Stanley J. Contrades October 14, 2005

Lots of Thank You's go out to you, Reine, Rob, Dan, Jill, Janet, L J, Donna, Paul E., Rakesh, Leanne, Paul M., Donald :-)!!, Carla, Stephanie, Jenny, Adilson, Cindy, Linda, Joy, Stacey, Phil, and Michelle, for your very generous, encouraging, and supportive responses that are truly appreciated! Have a fabulous weekend everyone!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1952211

Nina Shields level-addict October 14, 2005

Stan, what a creative idea; the presentation is wonderful, terrific composition and the "touch of green" just makes the shot; very artistic! #1952357

Terry L. Ellis level-classic October 14, 2005

Lovely simplicity, Stan! Wonderful lighting and perfect little green accent! #1952360

Judy S. Fung October 14, 2005

Wonderful composition and still life, Stan! #1952540

Jill M. Flusemann October 14, 2005

Wonderful contrast and composition! #1952735

Marsha S. Smith October 14, 2005

What a spectacular still life, Stan. So simple yet so gorgeous. Love the little bit of green! #1952764

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe October 14, 2005

Marvelous modern fine art! So pure, pristine....the touch of nature is an inspiration!

ccc #1952854

Leonard Pierce October 14, 2005

Fantastic image Stan, extremely well done!!! #1953049

Nobu Nagase October 14, 2005

Very creative!!!
Love the simplicty.
Beautiful shot, Stan!!! #1953380

Stanley J. Contrades October 14, 2005

Nina, Terry, Judy, Jill, Marsha, Candice, Len, and Nobi, my heartfelt and appreciative thanks to you for stopping in to comment!! Have a fantastic weekend!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1953483

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe October 14, 2005

Perfection, Stan!!!!! #1953695

Wally Orlowsky October 15, 2005

What a terrific composition, Stan! This is very pleasing to the eye. #1954048

Robyn Mackenzie October 15, 2005

Wow! What a fantastic image, Stan! Love the composition, colours, lighting - everything about it. Looks like a winner for sure! #1954054

Marie Fields level-classic October 15, 2005

Terrific image, Stan!! #1955461

Goshka G. October 15, 2005

Simply lovely, Stan!! #1955477

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic October 15, 2005

Very stunning....Beautiful and creative!!! Aloha~ #1956501

Janine Russell level-deluxe October 15, 2005

Stan, wonderful composition, lighting & exposure. #1956649

Stanley J. Contrades October 15, 2005

A big MAHALO for your continued support and most generous responses to this image, Jim, Wally, Robyn, Marie, Goshka, Shelly, and Janine! Hope you are all having a fabulous weekend!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1956670

Cathy Stancil October 16, 2005

Excellent as always Stan !! Love the simplicity, the color contrast, the lighting and composition...Beautiful still ! #1957843

Stanley J. Contrades October 16, 2005

Thank you, Cathy!! Your encouraging responses are always very much appreciated!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1958375

Chris Macer October 16, 2005

Wonderful, Stan! Perfect composition. #1959402

Jill Flynn level-classic October 17, 2005

This is OUTSTANDING Stan! The white on white with the touch of green is perfection. Beautiful composition and presentation!!!!!!!!!! #1963724

Stanley J. Contrades October 18, 2005

Thanks very much for stopping in and commenting, Chris and Jill! Am grateful for your support and generous response!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1966347

Pu Chen October 18, 2005

Beautiful setup and wonderfully shot, Stan! Such a refreshing look! #1967756

Donna W. Neal October 19, 2005

Love it! I missed it when you posted it but this is awesome high key photo Stan #1968365

Stanley J. Contrades October 19, 2005

Thank You!, Pu, and Donna! As always I appreciate your generosity in your responses!! Am delighted you enjoyed the image!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1971561

Kristina Daniels October 20, 2005

Hey Stan! Once again I am just amazed by your photos!! They are just beautiful! I love this well as all the others!! #1975186

Stanley J. Contrades October 21, 2005

Hi, Kristina ...
Thanks very much for viewing and commenting as I do appreciate it! And keep looking at your present equipment in a positive way ... you're doing just fine!! Just keep shooting!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1975233

Roseann E. Dreasher November 03, 2005

Even though your flora shots are outstanding..this one has to be one of your best images in my humble opinion..

it is simply perfect in its simplicity #2029301

Terry R. Hatfield November 20, 2005

Nicely Composed And Simple Stan!I Like It:-) #2099577

Stanley J. Contrades November 21, 2005

Thank you, RED, and Terry! I very much appreciate your generosity, support, and encouragement!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #2100565

ilana peled level-classic November 22, 2005

And again congratulations Stan. #2109021

Robyn Mackenzie November 22, 2005

Congratulations on this SUPERB finalist, Stan!! :o) Robyn #2109074

Mary K. Robison November 23, 2005

Congratulations AGAIN, Stan!
A simply elegant finalist! #2109316

Jenny Bosmans November 23, 2005

Congratulations again on another super finalist, Stan!! #2110044

Deb Holmes-Hatfield November 23, 2005

Congratulations again Stan, awesome! #2110763

Gail Vitikacs level-classic November 23, 2005

Wow Stan...wonderful and well deserved! #2110770

Wendy Stevenson November 23, 2005

Congratulations Stan on this awesome finalist!! Best of luck to you in the next round!!! I really love this image!!! #2111603

Deborah Sandidge November 23, 2005

I just love the simplicity of the whites and the perfect green heart leaf, Stan - congratulations!! #2111937

Cindy Paquette November 23, 2005

Congrats on this wonderful image Stan! #2113012

Claudia Kuhn level-classic November 23, 2005

So nicely composed Stan! Congrats!! #2113283

Stan Kwasniowski November 23, 2005

Stan congratulations #2113721

Jill Flynn level-classic November 23, 2005

I remember this Stan. I loved it then and still love it. Congratulations and good luck in the next round! I'm keeping my fingers crossed for this one. It is OUTSTANDING and just PERFECT! #2113830

Noel Baebler November 23, 2005

Huzzah, Stan! #2114369

Terry R. Hatfield November 23, 2005

Congratulations On Your Finalist Stan!!Very Well Done:-) #2114480

Chris Macer November 23, 2005

Congrats on the finalist, Stan! Best of luck in the next round with this one :) #2114875

Hasmik Hatamian level-deluxe November 23, 2005

Congrats Stan. This is awesome. How did I miss it? I don't know. But I do miss a lot of things on BP these days :-) Good luck on the next round. #2115029

Sharon Day level-classic November 23, 2005

Big congratulations on this terrific finalist, Stan!!! Way to go!!! Best of luck next round! #2115152

Stanley J. Contrades November 23, 2005

My heartfelt appreciation and thanks to you, Ilana, Robyn, Mary, Jeny, deb, Gail, Wendy, Deborah, Cindy, Claudia, Stan, Jill F., Noel, Terry, Chris, Hasmik, and Sharon, for your generosity in responding!! Have a very Happy Thanksgiving!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #2115418

Kristi A. Howson November 23, 2005

So pretty..and that touch of green is perfect Stan! Congratulations and good luck in the next round! #2115626

Jill Odice level-classic November 24, 2005

I loved it before and I still love it Stan! Congrats on your finalists, they are very well deserved! :-)Best of luck in the next round! #2115685

Stephen Zacker November 24, 2005

Very elegant and super composition. Congratulations #2116248

Stephen Zacker November 24, 2005

Very elegant and super composition. Congratulations #2116250

Danilo Piccioni level-classic November 24, 2005

WOW! this is super!
Congrats again! #2116429

Stanley J. Contrades November 24, 2005

Kristi, Jill, Stephen X2 :-)!!, and Dado ... Thank You! Congratulations to all of you as well, and I do appreciate your support and encouraging responses!! Have a Happy Thanksgiving!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #2117018

Nobu Nagase November 24, 2005

Congratulations, Stan!!!
Great composition, great execution!!!
Best wishes on the next round!!! #2117797

November 25, 2005

Simple, but elegantly effective! #2118212

Rob Bishop November 25, 2005

Congratulations, Stan! Nice to see that the judges like it too! #2119943

Robert Mann level-classic November 25, 2005

This is simple and beatiful, Stan! Perfect compositon, lighting and it is color though it looks hi key de sat. The green is placed perfectly. Great! Many congrats on your finalist selection and good luck! #2120730

Stanley J. Contrades November 26, 2005

Thank you, Nobi, for your support, and as always I appreciate it!

Thank you very much, Judges, and I am grateful for your generous response!

Thank You!, Rob! It's really a compliment when it comes from you as your images are always an inspiration! I appreciate it very much!!

RoB, Thank You! You've always been someone that I've looked up to and enjoyed your skillful and exquisite images! Your response is greatly appreciated!!

I hope all of you have had a wonderful Thanksgiving!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #2121112

Jill M. Flusemann November 26, 2005

Congratulations, Stan! The lighting and design element in this is outstanding! #2121629

Kristian L. Stricklin November 26, 2005

Very creative and interesting...

Congrats on your finalist!! #2121977

Stanley J. Contrades November 26, 2005

Jill and Kristian, Thank You! both for stopping by with your supportive and much appreciated response! Have a fabulous weekend!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #2123108

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe November 27, 2005

Congratulations on this very well done and composed image, Stan!:) #2126523

Stanley J. Contrades November 28, 2005

Jim, thank you for your continued support and generous comments as it is always very much appreciated!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #2131239

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