Web Frost

© Brian Lobdell

Web Frost

Uploaded: December 11, 2005


Found this beautiful web on the corner of my garage today. I hung a blue dropcloth from the rain-gutter behind the web, and had to stand on a chair to get this hand-held shot. ISO 200, cropped, then unsharp mask applied.


Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe December 11, 2005

A-Freakin'mazing!! I love it!!! #357836

Renee Doyle level-classic December 11, 2005

Cool shot!!!!! (sorry!) Really well done Brian - I do like this!!!

Margie Hurwich December 11, 2005

WOW! Love it! #2175174

Silvia Nunes December 11, 2005

Beautiful !!!! #2175176

Bambi L. Dingman December 11, 2005

What a great capture! Great job! #2175224

Brian Lobdell December 11, 2005

Carolyn, Renee, Margie, Silvia, and Bambi... a most heartfelt "Thank You!" to all of you! I almost missed seeing this - at my own house! (Cool indeed, Renee - the temp has been in the teens here in Spokane, but it had climbed up to about 22 degrees when I shot this!) #2175234

Judy A. Lawhon December 11, 2005

Its cold here in Indiana, too, Brian and lots of snow. I love this shot...it was worth all you had to do to get it!! #2175256

Linda Boehme level-classic December 11, 2005

Excellent find, Brian! Great work! #2175291

Robyn Mackenzie December 11, 2005

Awesome capture, Brian - great composition and detail. :o) Robyn (from Down Under, where it's heading for 35 degrees C / 95 F today....) #2175302

Brian Lobdell December 11, 2005

Thank you too, Judy, Linda, and Robyn! I guess the cold weather has its silver linings when you find nature's work like this!! Robyn - I'll be on the next plane! :)lol... have the sunscreen ready! #2175376

Linda Proctor December 11, 2005

Amazing Brian! This is beautiful! #2175429

Orsi December 11, 2005

This is so beautiful!!! good eyes :),great shot!!!! #2175446

Sharon Day level-classic December 11, 2005

Awesome image, Bryan!!! You went to a lot of work but it was well worth it! One of the prettiest spider webs I've seen! #2175724

Brian Lobdell December 11, 2005

Linda, Orsi, Don and Sharon.... I appreciate your kind comments and enthusiasm for my composition! Your words are very motivating for me! #2175812

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe December 11, 2005

A truly wonderful image and your description of how you did is equally amazing, Brian...well done!:) #2175923

Janine Russell level-deluxe December 11, 2005

Brian, awesome detail and composition. #2175998

Brian Lobdell December 11, 2005

My sincere thanks, Jim and Janine! I am so pleased you favor this composition with such flattering comments! #2176044

Esther Smith December 11, 2005

OK, now THAT is very cool, Brian!! #2176137

Brian Lobdell December 12, 2005

Esther - Thank you so much for commenting! #2177169

Goshka G. December 12, 2005

Stunning beauty, Brian!!! #2178907

Marie Fields level-classic December 12, 2005

Gorgeous!!!!! #2179212

Stanley C. Sims December 12, 2005

Looks like a winner to me. Great shot and framing. #2179801

Brian Lobdell December 13, 2005

Another big "Thank You!" Goshka, Marie, and Stanley! I'm glad I shot this when I did, as we're getting a colder front coming in and I don't know if I could keep from shaking the camera in single digit temps! #2183362

Deborah Sandidge December 13, 2005

What a wonderful find and beautiful capture, Brian!! #2183529

Brian Lobdell December 13, 2005

Thanks for taking time to comment, Deborah! (Glad to see your "Alone on the Waterfront" entry is getting such great response - I love it!) #2183705

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict December 14, 2005

Fabulous capture, Brian, very well done!
-Debby #2185743

Brian Lobdell December 14, 2005

Thank you Debby! ...When I went outside this morning the frost had disappeared from the web, so I feel fortunate to have gotten it when I did! #2187268

Rebecca A. Steed December 14, 2005

Amazing. I love the fact that you didn't just snap it, but you found a complementary backdrop to hang behind it. Great find and this just proves that every thing in nature can be beautiful (and I HATE spiders, so that's saying a lot about them) #2187275

Brian Lobdell December 15, 2005

Thanks so much for your thoughts Becky! I'm not a real spider fan either... glad he was gone for the winter! #2188266

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic December 17, 2005

Love you detail in this image.

WOW... I think this will be a winner.

BEAUTIFUL...Kerby #2193752

Katrina McMeans December 17, 2005

Amazing details and such a pretty design! The composition/crop are great and the colors are awesome! Great find and capture! ; )
~K #2195417

Brian Lobdell December 17, 2005

Many thanks to you Kerby and Katrina! I really appreciate your comments! #2195772

Ann Bruynseels December 18, 2005

Very beautiful ! #2196134

Pat Gamwell December 18, 2005

This is EXQUISITE, Brian! Looks like an intricately crocheted doily! SUPERB! #2196791

Girish Vaghela level-classic December 18, 2005

Amazing! #2197242

Brian Lobdell December 18, 2005

Wow, I'm in disbelief of all the generous compliments and support! Thank you so much Ann, Pat, and Girish! #2197271

Michelle J. Harvey December 18, 2005

Beautiful! I love the intense colour! #2197307

Brian Lobdell December 19, 2005

Thanks so much, Michelle! #2198843

Chris Budny level-deluxe December 20, 2005

I think you win for most unique spiderweb shot on this site! I've never seen this happen to a spider web; pretty amazing! And the blue was a brilliant addition... good catch, good thinking, great image! #2207343

Brian Lobdell December 20, 2005

Thanks Christopher! I have my hopes for this next month! #2207491

Kara L. Hendricks December 28, 2005

This is stunning Brian!!! I hope to see this again!!! #2229210

Brian Lobdell December 28, 2005

Kara, I needed a "pick-me-up" today and this does the trick! Thanks so much for your comments! #2231157

Deborah Sandidge December 29, 2005

What an amazing capture, perfect with the blue background, beautiful image, Brian! #2233911

Sue L. Cullumber January 02, 2006

Wow Brian - fantastic find and great composition! #2245226

Susan T. Evans January 02, 2006


Kristi A. Howson January 02, 2006

This is an awesome find and shot Brian. Fantastic...This spider is sure one great spinner and you're one great photographer to present this so well..blue background was a great choice. Long Horizontal crop works great here too...A big winner in my book! #2245747

Peter Mantione January 02, 2006

Amazing............... #2245811

Brian Lobdell January 02, 2006

THANK YOU ALL... DEBORAH, SUE, SUSAN, KRISTI AND PETER!! I appreciate you taking time to view my gallery and comment! #2245932

Dorann Weber January 04, 2006

Gorgeous, amazing photo Brian.. Wow~! #2253173

Brian Lobdell January 05, 2006

Thank you Dorann! #2254576

Wendy Stevenson January 06, 2006

Great find and super shot Brian. I like the composition - really adds dynamics to that very cool web!! #2258730

Theresa Marie Jones level-deluxe January 06, 2006

You made something ordinary, extraordinary!! Super Shot Brian!! #2260832

Tammy Scott level-classic January 11, 2006

WOWOWOWOWOWOWOWOW! This is absolutely STUNNING!!! #2278317

Brian Lobdell January 11, 2006

Wendy, Theresa, and Tammy - THANK YOU! The feedback on this has been so encouraging! I was sooo lucky to find this on the one day it survived with the frost. My appreciation to all of you! #2278509

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic January 20, 2006

Brian beautiful and best of luck with this frosty entry. Very nice. Kerby #2312276

Brian Lobdell January 20, 2006

Thanks Kerby, and good luck to you also! You have some wonderful entries!! #2312326

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict January 22, 2006

Wow, this is my dream photograph, Brian, soooo beautiful!
-Debby #2321876

Tammy Scott level-classic January 23, 2006

OK - now this is one you just HAVE to reenter!!! This is gorgeous. With all the shots they have to wade through, occasionally a winner slips through the cracks. I just love this one! #2329052

Brian Lobdell January 25, 2006

Thanks Deborah and Tammy! This one has had such great response - except for the judges! But I'm greatly encouraged by all your feedback and comments...I'll re-enter in a month or so and try again! #2339476

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