Water on the Smoke

© Monnie Ryan

Water on the Smoke

Uploaded: May 30, 2014 05:57:08 | Entered: May 30, 2014 05:57:08


A recent heavy rain left drops on the leaves of the smoke bush by our deck - I added a focal B&W filter and darkened the edges. TGIF, everyone!

Exif: F Number: 3.5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/30 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, FocalLength: 5.00 mm, Model: Canon PowerShot SX160 IS


Susan Weisensel May 30, 2014

Very Nice! #1574677

Millie A. Talarico level-classic May 30, 2014

Nicely done, Monnie! #11055447

Val Feldman level-deluxe May 30, 2014

Excellent tones - love the blush of pink, Monnie...so pretty. Perfect water droplets and pp work, to boot! Have a good weekend! #11055521


Kool Monnie!

jo ann c. #11055533

Joy Rector May 30, 2014

beautiful, well done #11055583

Nancy L. Green level-classic May 30, 2014

WONDERFUL macro work Monnie, I love the tones and textures!!! <>< #11055634

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe May 30, 2014

Outstanding capture and processing Monnie! #11055663

John Connolly May 30, 2014

A wonderful theme image Monnie! Marvelous textures and detail! #11055855

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe May 30, 2014

Beautiful details and tones, Monnie. #11056053

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic June 16, 2014

Love the tones on this one Monnie! #11066251

Julianne Bradford June 30, 2014

Gorgeous finalist Monnie!!! Congrats! #11074194

Susan Weisensel June 30, 2014

Congrats Monnie, I sure hope you have a winner here.

June 30, 2014

Love the simplicity of this one. #11074682

Dayna Cain level-classic July 01, 2014

Very creative, perfect clarity and that hint of pink is just icing on this gorgeous cake! Congrats! #11075182

Patrick Rouzes July 01, 2014

Big congrats, Monnie.

JO ANN CLEVELAND July 01, 2014

Great finalist, congratulations Monnie!

jo ann c. #11075626

Julianne Bradford July 01, 2014

Who-oo Monnie congrats on your Gold! #11075661

Millie A. Talarico level-classic July 01, 2014

Congratulations on the Gold, Monnie!! #11075803

Carol Eade level-addict July 01, 2014

Beautiful winner, Monnie, congratulations. #11075890

frank w. degenhardt July 01, 2014

Beautiful look Monnie. Congratulations on the Second Place Win my friend. #11076127

Naomi Weiser July 01, 2014

congrats! #11076132

Phyllis H. Burchett July 02, 2014

Fabulous Monnie, congrats!!! #11076562

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic July 02, 2014

Woo Hoo Monnie, glad to see this go to Gold; Congratulations!!! #11076674

JO ANN CLEVELAND July 02, 2014

Wowza! Congrats on your outstanding 2nd Place Prize Winner Monnie!

jo ann c. #11076712

Val Feldman level-deluxe July 02, 2014

So happy to see this one sporting a Gold Badge, Monnie! Beautiful post processing work and capture....Warmest congrats, Buckeye Lady, on an excellent Gold Win! #11076779

Lydia Williams level-deluxe July 02, 2014

great image, Monnie! Congratulations! #11076811

Carol L. Fowler July 02, 2014

Congrats on this superb win #11076937

Susan Williams level-classic July 02, 2014

Congratulations on your Gold Winner, Monnie. What a wonderful find and capture. #11077030

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic July 11, 2014

Cool capture and effects, Monnie. CONGRATZ!!!

UB. #11082834

Beth OMeara level-deluxe January 13, 2015

Love the enhancements, Jo Ann. Beautiful image.

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