Big Bang Simulation

© Melissa G. Meiselman

Big Bang Simulation

Uploaded: May 19, 2006


This is a combination of water drop images using layers in PS. The bottom image is an in camera zoom.


Nobu Nagase May 19, 2006

Wonderful design and patterns!
...a scifi feel, too...
Great job!!! #448730

May 19, 2006

Very Creative wonderful colors and design. #2785169

Jessica Jenney May 19, 2006

Cool image and effects, Melissa! Love the zoom! #2785172

Ronald F. Fischer May 19, 2006

This is a fantastic image, Melissa! I predict a winner! #2785179

Jenny Bosmans May 19, 2006 least it's a colorful bang, Melissa!! :)
Love the splash of colors and the drops!! GREAT work!! #2785193

Su Sana E. P level-classic May 19, 2006

Wow!! This is way too creative, Melissa!! Wonderful effects and excellent execution. #2785258

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic May 19, 2006

Very creative and cool! Great job!! #2785259

Melissa G. Meiselman May 19, 2006

Thank you Nobi, Kristi, Jessica, Ronald, Jenny, Susan and Shelly for your great comments. #2785269

Life Expressions May 19, 2006

Lovely creation, Melissa. Love the colors and reflection in the bubbles. Wonderful job! #2785278

Ross Throndson May 19, 2006

Melissa, this is Outstanding!!! Great colors, design & Motion!!! #2785301

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe May 19, 2006

The sense of rapid expansion of the big bang is effectively accomplished with your effects, Melissa...I love the colors and shapes too!!! #2785407

Carla Metzler May 19, 2006

Great colors and design, Melissa! Love it!! #2785449

Anita Ott May 19, 2006

Great work Melissa. This is very eye catching. Well done! #2785487

Tarun Bose May 19, 2006

It is a unique shot Melissa. Very very impressive. For me it is a winner. #2785489

Gail Vitikacs level-classic May 19, 2006

Awesome presentation! This is wonderful! #2785570

Melissa G. Meiselman May 19, 2006

Thanks Robin, Ross, Jim, Carla, Anita, Tarun and Gail for your terrific comments. I appreciate the time you took to make these comments! #2785581

Emile Abbott level-deluxe May 19, 2006

This is the artist in you zooming out, Melissa. You just can not get away from your background and that is to our benefit. This is exceptional, Thanks #2785628

Jim Huffield May 19, 2006

Great effects work Melissa, you are very artistic. Jim #2785633

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic May 19, 2006

Artist and creative. Very nice effects. Kerby #2785657

Pamela Shane May 19, 2006

WOOOWWWW!! I LOVE this - fantastic creativity, & work Melissa - great colors, & the titlel really fits!!
:) #2785743

john dunne May 19, 2006

WOW. This one has winner written all over it. Fantastic #2785761

Carlo Cascone May 19, 2006

Exceptional picture. Very sofisticated digital work!
Enviable shot!
Carlo #2785791

Cyn Valentine level-classic May 19, 2006

Very ceative!! Great job Melissa!! #2785796

Melissa G. Meiselman May 19, 2006

Thanks Emile, Jim, Kerby, Pamela, John, Carlo and Cyn for you great comments!!! #2785821

Ray Clarke May 19, 2006

This is beautiful Melissa, it reminds me of the opening titles to Dr Who! (ac) #2785892

Karen Engelbreth May 19, 2006

Cool shot - very creative, Melissa! #2786058

Julie Robinson May 19, 2006

Wow- fantastic creative vibrant picture Melissa - well done! #2786209

Nadya Johnson May 19, 2006

Melissa, if this is not a winner I am going to have to eat my hat! Even tho I currently don't have a hat. FANTASTIC! Absolutely wonderful! I really love this image. Outstanding job on this! #2786221

Bill Wyatt May 19, 2006

Melissa I agree with Nadya this is a winner! Fantastic work, this is creative and professionally done! #2786269

Terry L. Ellis level-classic May 19, 2006

Wonderful effects and depth, Melissa! Great image! #2786273

Inge S. Lasmana level-classic May 19, 2006

You're very creative, Melissa! love the effects and colors of this image. #2786295

Brinn MacDougall May 19, 2006

I really like all of your "drops" creations, this is no exception!! #2786352

Jenny D May 19, 2006

Awesome image, Melissa! Love the effects! #2786474

Melissa G. Meiselman May 19, 2006

Many many thanks to Audrey, Karen, Julie, Nadya, Bill, Terry, Inge and Brinn for your absolutely fantastic comments. #2786476

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic May 19, 2006

Very creative work Melissa! Very well done!,
Amalia #2786550

Paul E. Earl May 19, 2006

This is so clever Melissa!! Well done! Impressive! #2786619

Melissa G. Meiselman May 19, 2006

Thanks Amalia and Paul for your great comments. #2786642

Darryl Wilkinson May 19, 2006

Nice work and details, Melissa! #2786821

SaMi Martin May 19, 2006

Melissa this is great and what beautiful colors. I have yet to try a shot with drops....hopefully soon. #2786876

Roger Bernabo May 19, 2006

very cool Melissa; love your creativity! #2786941

Elisabeth A. Gay May 19, 2006

Frame it and hang it on the wall Melissa, this is terrific! #2786990

Joan Powell May 19, 2006

I see a winner , great idea and capture . I also enjoyed your Primary Fantasy . Great body of work Melissa. #2787000

Jane Summa May 19, 2006

Seema to me you're a natural at this! Fantastic color ... totally motivational! Excellent, Melissa! #2787080

Kenneth Mucke May 19, 2006

wow Melissa this is really amazing..awesome creativity. For sure one of your very best shots #2787148

Melissa G. Meiselman May 19, 2006

Thanks Darryl, SamMi, Roger, Elisabeth, Joan, Jane and Kenneth for your great comments. #2787218

Robert R. Goodman level-addict May 19, 2006

Beautiful image of the Big Bang,I really like this Melissa.Wonderful image!!!!! #2787264

Carlo Cascone May 20, 2006

I would like to know something about the technic you used to take this magic shot!
Carlo #2787592

Donna Roberts May 20, 2006

Fantastic Melissa - this is my new favourite image from you.
Amazing presentation - very, very well done!
:-) ddu

Nadia Paul May 20, 2006

Wonderfully creative abstract Melissa... love the sense of motion and design. #2787807

Mary Timman May 20, 2006

Fabulous abstract. You did a great job with the motion and effects. #2788185

Corinne M. Thompson May 20, 2006

Wow...fantastic colors, effects and capture! #2788841

William Moore May 20, 2006

whoa nellie....beautiful #2789072

Paula Dwyer May 20, 2006

Sensational colors and effects!!
A WINNER, if I was the judge! :) #2789075

Melissa G. Meiselman May 20, 2006

Thanks Robert, Carlo, Donna, Nadia,Mary, Corinne, William and Paula for your great comments. #2789389

Wende Trew May 20, 2006

Wow!! Great effects Melissa!!! #2789567

Sylvia Rossler May 20, 2006

You did a super job Melissa !! This is a winner for sure :O) I absolutely love it :O) #2790126

Melissa G. Meiselman May 20, 2006

Thanks Wende and Sylvia for your great comments. #2790254

Gary G. Stewart May 20, 2006

Very impressive Melissa. Seems there is no end to your creativity. Nice job. #2790283

Kaye Burazin May 20, 2006

Most impressive Melissa. A winner by my definition. #2790391

Jill Odice level-classic May 20, 2006

Really exciting image Melissa! I agree with Kaye, Winning shot! #2790551

Bill Morgenstern May 20, 2006

This is a very fine image creatively crafted. I agree with others that this one will be seen again at a higher level.

Cheers - Bill #2790756

Melissa G. Meiselman May 20, 2006

Thanks Gary, Kaye, Jill and Bill for your great comments. #2790805

Amy JACKSON level-classic May 20, 2006

Great image, Melissa!! Perfect zooming and love the colors and water drops!! #2790923

Hector Contreras May 20, 2006

Lissa Very Creative, a winner on my book
Heco #2791123

Mary K. Robison May 20, 2006

What a beautiful, color-full image, Melissa! I agree with anyone above who used the word WINNER to describe this!! #2791147

jennifer B. short level-classic May 20, 2006

WOW, what a great image this is. I like the title to go along with it as well. Great post editing effects. #2791198

Jack R. Perry May 21, 2006

Unique effects Melissa. #2792488

Melissa G. Meiselman May 21, 2006

Thanks Amy, Hector, Mary, Jennifer and Jack for your positive comments. #2792791

Laura Clay-Ballard May 21, 2006

wow! wow! totally awesome! #2792880

May 21, 2006

Melissa, this is incredible work!! Outstanding! :) #2794330

Melissa G. Meiselman May 21, 2006

Thanks Laura and Joanne for your comments! #2794551

Robert K. Bemus level-classic May 21, 2006

Melissa, this photo is great in every way - the concept, the effects (in camera and digital darkroom) and the execution to get this end result...I agree with everyone else - this is a winner!! #2794676

Melissa G. Meiselman May 21, 2006

Thanks Robert for your most incouraging comments. #2794759

Ann Bruynseels May 22, 2006

Very creative ! #2796846

Lynnmarie Daley level-deluxe May 22, 2006

Melissa, WOW! Just how'd you do that? Truly awesome, as is your whole gallery. Will visit there often. Lynn #2798498

Melissa G. Meiselman May 22, 2006

Thanks Anna and Lynn for commenting on this image. #2798817

Michele Jarvis May 22, 2006

I absolutely love this image Melissa! The wonderful colors and movement make this one a winner for sure! Someday I hope to be able to create beautifully stunning images like this in PS. #2798879

Mary N C. Taitt May 22, 2006

Utterly awesome and stupendous! very well done! Mary :-) #2801189

Arturo Guerra May 22, 2006

WOW!, fantastic image Melissa. Very creative capture. #2801298

Melissa G. Meiselman May 22, 2006

Many thanks Michele, Mary and Arturo for your great comments! #2802200

Dr Silly level-classic May 23, 2006

This is way kool, love it. Hange it on a wall. :O)

Melissa G. Meiselman May 23, 2006

Thanks Doc for you great comment. I just might do that! #2805187

Evy Johansen level-classic May 24, 2006

Wow... Very creative and very beautiful, Melissa! #2809446

Erica Murphy level-deluxe May 24, 2006

Fabulous and so creative Melissa!

Erica #2812016

Melissa G. Meiselman May 24, 2006

Thanks Evy and Erica for your comments. #2812054

Cora Miller level-addict May 26, 2006

Colorful, creative, and quite interesting. Wonderful work, Melissa! #2820566

RC Fritz May 27, 2006

Very creative the big bang simulation! #2823474

Melissa G. Meiselman May 28, 2006

Thanks Cora and RC for your great comments!! #2824998

June 04, 2006

I love this colorful and creative work, also your other photos and your way to show the world .... #2849907

Susan Jane Allen level-classic June 09, 2006

Fantastic work! I don't have as much time to browse galleries as I would like, but have certainly enjoyed this little stroll through yours! #2873121

Melissa G. Meiselman June 09, 2006

Thanks Susan for your terrific comment!!! #2874215

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic June 11, 2006

OH MY GOODNESS MELISSA! This is totally wonderful -- I want to shoot just like you when I grow up :o) -- J #2882772

Melissa G. Meiselman June 11, 2006

Thanks Judy for your comment. Really appreciate it. #2883105

Lavone Vannoy June 12, 2006

ooooh! Love the colors. It looks like they are really in a moment of animation. Good work! #2887399

Melissa G. Meiselman June 12, 2006

Thanks, Lavone for your great comment!!! #2887528

Stan Kwasniowski June 20, 2006

Melissa, Congratulations #2922999

Su Sana E. P level-classic June 20, 2006

Melissa, congratulations on this beautiful Finalist!! #2923032

Amy JACKSON level-classic June 20, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist, Melissa! #2923050

Corinne M. Thompson June 20, 2006

Congrats on your Finalist! #2923294

June 21, 2006

Congratulations Melissa on this awesome image!! #2923564

Susan Jane Allen level-classic June 21, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist! #2923701

Darryl Wilkinson June 21, 2006

Melissa, Comgratulations on this awesome finalist! WTG!!! #2923790

Judyann Plante June 21, 2006

Congratulations, Melissa!

Judyann ><> #2924048

Nadya Johnson June 21, 2006

A huge congratulations, Melissa!! Whew. Looks like I don't have to eat my hat!! Ha ha. This is so wonderful! Glad to see it on the list of finalists! Well deserved, for sure! #2924201

Debbie Hartley level-deluxe June 21, 2006

Congratulatios on this awesome finalist Melissa! #2924363

Tressie Davis June 21, 2006

Love this!! Congratulations!! #2924618

Jenny Bosmans June 21, 2006

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Melissa!! :) #2924682

RC Fritz June 21, 2006

Congatulations on being a Finalist!
Good luck in the next round.


David L. Luchowski June 21, 2006

Congratulations on the awesome finalist,Melissa. #2925967

Ross Throndson June 21, 2006

Melissa, Congratulations on this Great Finalist!! :^) #2926224

Kay Beausoleil level-deluxe June 21, 2006

Congratulations on this so creative finalist, Melissa! #2926393

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic June 21, 2006

Congratulations Melissa!! I knew this would be a winner! I love it!! Judy #2926439

Kenneth Mucke June 21, 2006

awesome finalist..I kew this would be a winner...congrats #2926941

Melissa G. Meiselman June 21, 2006

Many, many thanks to all who have congratualted me on this finalist. Much appreciated!!! #2926945

Emile Abbott level-deluxe June 21, 2006

Congratulation, Melissa on this most artistic creation and finalist. #2927373

Kara L. Hendricks June 21, 2006

Congrats to you and best of luck in the next round!!! #2928024

Terry L. Ellis level-classic June 21, 2006

Congratulations, Melissa, on this terrific finalist! Very creative. #2928235

Melissa G. Meiselman June 21, 2006

Thanks Emile, Kara and Terry for your great wishes and comments!!! #2928444

Ray Clarke June 21, 2006

Well done Melissa #2928688

Hendrik Storme June 21, 2006

Congratulations, Melissa on your outstanding finalist!


William Moore June 21, 2006

congrats...that'sa bigabanga of a finalist #2929011

Noel Baebler June 21, 2006

Huzzah, Melissa! Terrific!!! #2929065

Sylvia Rossler June 21, 2006

I'm happy to see this one again :O)
Big congrats Melissa :O) #2929160

Laura Clay-Ballard June 21, 2006

totally awesome winning image! congrats! #2929193

Nobu Nagase June 21, 2006

Certainly an awesome image!!!
Many congratulations, Melissa!!! #2929527

Karen K. Givens June 21, 2006

Congrats on your finalist Melissa, that is really a great image. :) #2929531

Kaye Burazin June 21, 2006

So glad to see this in the finals Melissa. Well deserved. Congrats! #2929626

Cyn Valentine level-classic June 21, 2006

Congrats Melissa...way to go!! #2929629

Melissa G. Meiselman June 21, 2006

Thanks R&A, Hendrick, William, Noel, Sylvia, Laura, Nobi, Karen, Kaye and Cyn for your well wishes!!!!! #2929695

Keith L. Clayton June 21, 2006

Many, Many congrats, Melissa!! Good luck on final round!! #2929847

Jack R. Perry June 21, 2006

Glad to see you got a finalist on the this one! CONGRATS #2930078

Ken Smith level-classic June 21, 2006

Congratulations, Melissa. #2930290

Claudia Kuhn level-classic June 21, 2006

So cool Melissa, congrats! #2930368

Lorri Shane June 21, 2006

Congrats, Melissa! I'm so excited for you. Good luck in the next round. Lorri

Pamela Shane June 21, 2006

BIG CONGRATULATIONS Melissa on your fantastic finalist!!!! :) #2931042

Melissa G. Meiselman June 21, 2006

Thanks Keith, Jack, Ken, Claudia, Lorri and Pamela for your best wishes!!! #2931205

Kristi A. Howson June 21, 2006

Awesome Melissa! Congratulations on your finalist and best of luck in the next round! #2931466

Nadia Paul June 21, 2006

Congrats on this wonderful finalist Melissa! #2931499

Lorraine A. Cook June 21, 2006

WOW!! Fantastic Finalist, Melissa!!<:)) #2931558

Jane Summa June 22, 2006

Congratulations, Melissa!! Glad to see this again :-)!! #2931911

Sherry S. Boles June 22, 2006

Very nice work...Congrats, Melissa! #2932024

Cheryl E. Molennor June 22, 2006

Wow Melissa. Great work and congratulations #2934087

Leanne M.E. Boyd June 22, 2006

Excellent work, Melissa - Congratulations on your finalist! #2934112

Mário Ferreira June 22, 2006

Great creation in this shot Melissa!!! #2934604

Melissa G. Meiselman June 22, 2006

Thanks Kristi, Nadia, Lorraine, Jane, Sherry, cheryl, Leanne and Mario for your terrific comments and well wishes!!! #2934723

Jill Flynn level-classic June 22, 2006

This is so cool Melissa. Great work on this. Congratulations on your finalist and good luck in the next round! #2935608

Kate Jackson level-classic June 22, 2006

Congratulations Melissa! What an incredible creation! #2935761

Mary Clarke June 22, 2006

Congratulations on this fabulous Finalist Melissa #2935912

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe June 22, 2006

Congratulations on this awesome finalist, Melissa!:) #2936834

Hector Contreras June 22, 2006

Congrats Melissa
Heco #2937070

Melissa G. Meiselman June 22, 2006

Thanks Jill, Date, Mary, Jim and Heco for your wonderful wishes!!! #2937078

Roger Bernabo June 22, 2006

A Super Finalist Melissa! #2937155

Su Sana E. P level-classic June 22, 2006

Melissa, I'm so happy you!! Congratulations on this well deserving WIN!! #2937571

Robyn Mackenzie June 22, 2006

Fabulous winner, Melissa! Congratulations!! #2937619

Ross Throndson June 22, 2006

Melissa, Congratulations on this Great Winner!! :^) #2937680

Rakesh Syal level-classic June 22, 2006

Great winner here, Melissa! CONGRATULATIONS! #2937684

Graeme yew Chow June 23, 2006

Congratulation on this winner !this is great for you, Melissa. #2937825

Pat Gamwell June 23, 2006

Fabulous image! CONGRATS on receiving the 'gold'!! #2937826

Sylvia Rossler June 23, 2006

Big congrats on your win Melissa :O) #2937831

Dr Silly level-classic June 23, 2006

Way to go Melissa. Congrats on your big win. :O)

Darryl Wilkinson June 23, 2006

Melissa, I am very happy for you and this awesome WINNER! Congratulations!!! #2937964

Kate Jackson level-classic June 23, 2006

Many congratulations Melissa on this wonderful winner! #2938053

Wally Orlowsky June 23, 2006

Congratulations on this explosive winner, Melissa! #2938452

Judyann Plante June 23, 2006

Congratulations, Melissa, on this well-deserved win!

Judyann ><> #2938515

Tressie Davis June 23, 2006

Love this Melissa - congrats on your win!!! #2938545

Hendrik Storme June 23, 2006

A great winner, congrats Melissa!!! #2938582

Jenny Bosmans June 23, 2006

Congratulations on this fantastic winner, Melissa!! :) #2938778

Bobbie Davis June 23, 2006

Congrats!!!! #2939017

Jessica Jenney June 23, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderful win, Melissa! #2939178

Nancy L. Green level-classic June 23, 2006

Congratulations Melissa!! Very well deserved!! <>< #2939253

Kara L. Hendricks June 23, 2006

Congratulations Melissa!!!! #2939679

Susan T. Parady June 23, 2006

Super!!! Congratulations, Melissa!!! #2939700

Karen Bacon June 23, 2006

Congratulations on this fantastic,and well deserved winner Melissa! #2939723

Melissa G. Meiselman June 23, 2006

Thanks you all, my friends, for your best wishes and congratulations on this winner!!!!! #2939776

Claudia Kuhn level-classic June 23, 2006

Terrific Melissa, big congrats! #2939796

Anita Ott June 23, 2006

A BIG congratulations Melissa on this much deserved winner!!! #2939823

Melissa G. Meiselman June 23, 2006

Thanks Claudia and Anity for your great wishes!! #2939835

Jill Flynn level-classic June 23, 2006

A big congratulations on your win Melissa! #2939874

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe June 23, 2006

Congratulations on this well deserved win, Melissa!!!! #2940085

Lorri Shane June 23, 2006

Melissa! congratulations!!! I am so excited for you! It's a great image. Lorri

KHAWLA Haddad June 23, 2006

Congratulations Melissa!!!! #2940329

Melissa G. Meiselman June 23, 2006

Thanks Jill, Jim, Lorri and Khawla for your your best wishes. #2940440

gloria s. kasse vega June 23, 2006

Great image, congratulations!!! #2940601

Amy JACKSON level-classic June 23, 2006

Congratulations, Melissa!!!! :) #2940670

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe June 23, 2006

Very original and beatuiful, congratulations on your win! #2941026

Tarun Bose June 23, 2006

Congrats Melissa on your deserving award. Hard work always pays. Best of luck for next month. #2941071

Corinne M. Thompson June 23, 2006

Congrats on your Second Place Win! #2941206

Judy A. Lawhon June 23, 2006

Congrats on this absolutely marvelous creation....great job, Melissa! #2941526

Noel Baebler June 23, 2006

Congratulations! Cool work, Melissa! #2941559

Mary Clarke June 23, 2006

!!2nd Place, Melissa!!....very well done. Congratulations. #2941795

Graham D. Sher June 23, 2006

super shot and well deserved win! #2941808

Graham D. Sher June 23, 2006

super shot and well deserved win! #2941809

Kay Beausoleil level-deluxe June 23, 2006

Congratulations for this wonderful winning image, Melissa! #2941902

Kristi A. Howson June 23, 2006

Magnificient Melissa! Congratulations on this fantastic winner! #2942044

RC Fritz June 23, 2006

Congratulations on your win, Melissa!! #2942425

Revonda L. Gentry June 23, 2006

Congratulations, Melissa this is just such an awesome shot, well deserved win!! #2942449

Melissa G. Meiselman June 23, 2006

Thanks Gloria, Amy, Donna, Tarun, Corinne, Judy, Noel, Mary, Graham, Kay, Kristi and RC for your best wishes!!!!! #2942453

Terry L. Ellis level-classic June 23, 2006

Congratulations, Melissa, on your second place win! #2942557

Mike F. Anderson level-classic June 23, 2006

Congratulations on your win, Melissa! #2942574

Nobu Nagase June 23, 2006

Congratulations on your great win!!! #2942700

Robert R. Goodman level-addict June 23, 2006

A big congratulations Melissa!!!!!! #2942733

Judy S. Fung June 23, 2006

Congrats on your win, Melissa! #2942751

Melissa G. Meiselman June 23, 2006

Thanks Terry, Mike, Nobi, Robert and Judy for your best wishes!!! #2942815

Janine Russell level-deluxe June 23, 2006

Melissa, congratulations on your Second Place win. #2942865

Robert Mann level-classic June 23, 2006

Great work on this, Melissa! Many congrats on your win! #2942991

Melissa G. Meiselman June 23, 2006

Thanks Janine and Robert for your great wishes and congratulations!! #2943107

Pamela Shane June 23, 2006

I'm a little late getting here -
CONGRATULATIONS on your outstanding, & very well deserved WIN Melissa!!!! :) #2943152

Evy Johansen level-classic June 23, 2006

Big congratulations on your wonderful win, Melissa!! #2943391

Colette M. Metcalf June 24, 2006

Congratulations on your WIN, Melissa!!! #2943725

Debbie Hartley level-deluxe June 24, 2006

Congratulations on your awesome winner Melissa! Your gallery is truly inspiring! #2944119

Sharon Day level-classic June 24, 2006

Big Congratulations on your fantastic 2nd place win, Melissa!!! #2944861

Nadya Johnson June 24, 2006

A Thousand Big Ones (Congrats, that is!) on your awesome winner, Melissa!!! #2944912

Melissa G. Meiselman June 24, 2006

Thanks Pamela, Evy, Colette, Debbie and Sharon for your best wishes!!! #2944914

William Moore June 24, 2006

Took me 10 minutes to get to the end of this thread...whew i'm tired...but congrats on a stunning artistic photo Winner #2945490

Melissa G. Meiselman June 24, 2006

10 minutes!!! William don't you just scroll to the bottom? Well thanks for your best wishes!!!! #2945588

Jane Summa June 24, 2006

Don't ya love the 2nd Place Win, Melissa!!! I went a poured me cup of coffee while this page finally hit bottom!! LOL CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!! #2945721

William C. Raco level-classic June 24, 2006

Outstanding image and editing
Very deserving of the win, Melissa

Bill #2946049

Arturo Guerra June 24, 2006

Congratulations on your fantastic win Melissa!!! #2946164

Melissa G. Meiselman June 24, 2006

Many thanks Jane, William and Arturo for your terrific comments and best wishes!!!! #2946526

Lorraine A. Cook June 25, 2006

Congratulations on this stunning winner, Melissa!!<:)) #2948726

Melissa G. Meiselman June 25, 2006

Thanks Lorraine for your comment!! #2948950

Candy Avera June 26, 2006

Congratulations on this win Melissa. This is an awesome image. Love the colors and effects. Good work lady #2951685

Melissa G. Meiselman June 26, 2006

Thanks Candice!!! #2952322

Bill Wyatt June 26, 2006

I knew when you first posted this it was a winner. Congratulations, Melissa!!! #2953116

Diana L. Ralph June 27, 2006

This is an awesome image, Melissa! Well-deserved win! Congratulations! #2957040

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic June 27, 2006

Absolutely amazing, Melissa and a much deserved win...congrats.

<>< #2957394

Stephen Zacker June 27, 2006

Very creative and cool image. Nice work. Congratulations #2957404

Melissa G. Meiselman June 27, 2006

Thanks Bill, diana, Nadine and Stephen for your terrific comments and best wishes!!! #2957463

Wendy Stevenson June 27, 2006

Masterfully created Melissa! Congratulations on such a well deserved win!! WTG!! #2957498

Melissa G. Meiselman June 27, 2006

Thanks Wendy for your great comment!! #2957504

Susie Peek-Swint June 27, 2006

Many congrats on this fantastic image Melissa ~ very creative work! #2958162

Paul E. Earl June 27, 2006

Fantastic winner!! Well deserved. #2958436

Nadia Paul June 27, 2006

Great work Melissa... congrats on your well deserved win! #2958501

Alice Lero June 27, 2006

Wonderful work! Fantastic! Congradulations Melissa! :) #2958521

Mary K. Robison June 27, 2006

This IS the winner that so many of us predicted...
Congratulations, Melissa! #2958527

Theresa Marie Jones level-deluxe June 27, 2006

BIG Hip Hooray, Congratulations on your artistic approach and exciting effects! Love the colors. #2958552

Hector Contreras June 27, 2006

Congrats on your win, Melissa!


Melissa G. Meiselman June 27, 2006

Thanks all for your congratualtions!!!Really much appreciated!!! #2959037

Kenneth Mucke June 27, 2006

We all knew this would be a winner Melissa.... #2959192

Life Expressions June 27, 2006

Congratulations on your winning image! Sorry I'm so late to comment but I was away on vacation when they announced the finalists and winners. WTG Melissa! #2959415

Renee Doyle level-classic June 28, 2006

Congratulations on your winner Melissa!!!!

Robert Baer June 28, 2006

awesome image melissa!! way to go!! congrats. justin baer #2960878

Donna W. Neal June 28, 2006

Very cool Melissa, sorry I missed it when you posted it. A well deserved winner!!! Congratulations. #2961345

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic June 28, 2006

This is stunning! Congratulations. Fabulous effect. #2961443

Melissa G. Meiselman June 28, 2006

Thanks Kenneth, Robin, Renee, Justin, Donna and Kirsten for your great comments!!!! #2961771

Debbie Del Tejo June 28, 2006

Well, I must have been in Mars...I am sorry I overlooked this and also to congrtulate you on your win!!!!!!!
It is simply magnificent....the work here is great! #2961794

Terry Cervi level-classic June 28, 2006

Very creative and really nicely done, Melissa! Congrats on your win! #2963094

Melissa G. Meiselman June 28, 2006

Welcome back from Mars, Debbie and thanks for commenting! Thank you terry for your comment, as well!!! #2963116

Mike Rubin June 29, 2006

Great work! Congratulations #2967874

Zenon Toczek June 29, 2006

Outstanding work, congratulations!
zenon #2968162

Melissa G. Meiselman June 30, 2006

Thank you Zenon for your terrific comment!!!!! #2970488

Melissa G. Meiselman June 30, 2006

Thanks Mike for your comment!!! #2970505

Brenda Sides level-classic July 01, 2006

Congrats on your win, Melissa! #2976404

Melissa G. Meiselman July 01, 2006

Thanks, Brenda!! #2976424

Carlo Cascone July 02, 2006

Congratulations on your great win!!!!
This is really a grea shot
Carlo #2978141

Charlene Taylor July 03, 2006

Congratulations Melissa! This is a wonderful picture. #2980836

Susan Walzer July 03, 2006

Simply wonderful! Congrats!!! #2981284

Melissa G. Meiselman July 03, 2006

Many thanks Carlo, Charlene and Susan for your terrific comments!!! #2981696

Susan Candelario July 05, 2006

Beautifully done, Melissa!!! Congrats on your win. #2988674

Linda Anderson July 05, 2006

Oh! Melissa! You are so very artistic! You entire website is a delight. I especially like this one, but loved many (all of them really). Your work is excellent. #2990183

Melissa G. Meiselman July 05, 2006

Thanks Susan and Linda for your great comments. Much appreciated!!! #2990204

Lisa Clark July 06, 2006

Extraordinary creation. Congratulations on this winner. #2993611

Melissa G. Meiselman July 06, 2006

Thanks Lisa for your comments!!!! #2993831

Gary Lange July 07, 2006

Congratulations, Melissa! Beautiful job. I don't know how I missed this shot. Many heartfelt congratulations!! #2996446

Melissa G. Meiselman July 07, 2006

Many thanks, Gary!! #2997139

Guy D. Biechele level-classic July 07, 2006

What a lively colorful image! Very creative. Congratulations on your win!! #2997262

Melissa G. Meiselman July 07, 2006

Many thanks, Guy for your comment!!! #2997611

Patricia H. Daley July 08, 2006

Congratulations on your winner, Melissa. A very creative photo. I'm sure you spent hours on it and it definitely shows. #2999661

Candy D. Dennis July 09, 2006

Wow, this is incredible!
Congratulations on your win! #3005407

Melissa G. Meiselman July 09, 2006

Thanks Patricia and Candy for your fantastic comments and congratulations!!!! #3005566

Aimee S. McMaster July 10, 2006

a wonderful and creative shot Melissa...much congratulations on your win! Aimee #3010605

Melissa G. Meiselman July 10, 2006

Thanks Aimee for your great comment!!! #3010999

Bea. Anderson July 11, 2006

Melissa, big congratulations, and your effort was recognised. I've hardly had time to think this past week, and just now noticed your wonderful win. #3015510

Melissa G. Meiselman July 11, 2006

Thanks Bea for your great comment!!! #3015567

Karacan Salkuci (Kalacay) July 13, 2006

Magnificient image.Well deserved win.
Its like a mandala.The more you look,the more it holds you. Good meditation tool. #3024634

Melissa G. Meiselman July 13, 2006

Great idea...maybe I will print it, Kara. Thanks for your comment!!! #3024709

Ivan Chacon July 14, 2006

Very beautiful winner I dont know how I missed it. Congrats #3030394

Cheryl E. Molennor July 14, 2006

Congrats again Melissa. Hope you are still basking in the glory! #3030605

Melissa G. Meiselman July 14, 2006

Thanks Ivan and Cheryl for your comments!!! #3030847

Stephanie Thibaudeau July 14, 2006

Whoa! This is just so perfect! It could not possibly get better! I know you already have a ton of comments, but had to say, this is just stunning!:-) #3031097

Tricia L. Olson-Giles July 15, 2006

Saw this on the homepage just now. WOW WOW WOW!! I'd love to have this one on a wall. And THAT is the ultimate complement for me. I'm very fussy about my art collection in my home office. Ok, so it's MOSTLY Greyhound paintings and drawings from friends that are artists, but I'd still put this in there for the impact and color. Dramatic AND fun!!! #3032307

Melissa G. Meiselman July 15, 2006

Thanks Stephanie and Tricia for your comments. I really appreciate them!!! #3032519

Judi Bailey July 15, 2006

Good Grief !! I think it has already been said...never seen so many comments...but I have to add mine...I think your goal to "surprise yourself and everyone else" has been fulfilled in this and all your images...I love surprises....and you are a "master" at them.......!!! #3033129

Melissa G. Meiselman July 15, 2006

Thanks Judi for your terrific comment. Really much appreciated!!! #3033840

Emile Abbott level-deluxe July 16, 2006

The artist in you rewarded and well deserved, Melissa. Congratulation my friend. #3036394

Melissa G. Meiselman July 16, 2006

Thanks Emile for your great comment!! #3036470

She-She Killough July 17, 2006

WOW!! This is nothing short of AMAZING Melissa!! Spectacular! Congrats (very late! ;( sorry ) #3041955

Melissa G. Meiselman July 17, 2006

Thanks, Sheesh!! #3042494

eileen bedford July 24, 2006

Fantastic work Melissa, well done and Congrats... #3070449

Melissa G. Meiselman July 24, 2006

Thanks, Eileen for your wonder comment!!! #3070463

Crystal Zacharias July 25, 2006

very very cool photo. mind boggling to think how you even did this. congrats on your win! #3081249

Carlo Cascone July 25, 2006

Congratulation great Melissa on your win !!!!
CArlo #3081534

Melissa G. Meiselman July 26, 2006

Thanks, Crystal and Carlo for your terrific comments!!!! #3086559

JO ANN CLEVELAND July 26, 2006

Melissa! Your have the most creative mind yet! Beautiful and unique!
jo ann c. #3086656

Melissa G. Meiselman July 26, 2006

Thanks, Jo Ann for your wonderful comment. It is much appreciated!! #3086757

William88 August 15, 2006

Wow! so many people on this creative image. To me, the feeling of it is looking directly up while raining, but only Superman, Spider-man and your artistic vision can clearly see rain drops like this. Incredible image. #3167119

JO ANN CLEVELAND August 15, 2006

Congratulations Melissa!
jo ann c. #3167202

Melissa G. Meiselman August 15, 2006

Thanks William and Jo Ann for your terrific comments!!! #3169501

Alexandra Hankova August 28, 2006

Brilliant! The colours, the feeling of fast movement... Fantastic work! #3234918

Mary N C. Taitt August 30, 2006


Melissa G. Meiselman August 30, 2006

Thanks Alexandra and Mary for your great comments!! #3247114

Wayne T. Fisk September 03, 2006

Totally creative and awesome!!!
Wayne #3260669

Z. Banu November 24, 2006

So Beautiful and Amazing congrats for winner Melissa......well done lol. #3628027

Melissa G. Meiselman November 25, 2006

Thanks Wayne and Zaanat for commenting!!! #3631084

Vicki L. Filippin November 26, 2006

What an awesome shot and winner, Melissa! Congratulations!!! Sorry I missed it when you first one. I've always like visiting your gallery, but have been WAY behind lately. #3634294

December 06, 2006

Way to go, Melissa. Very unique and impressive. #3673476

Melissa G. Meiselman December 06, 2006

Thanks Vicki and Bonnie for your terrific comments!!! #3674361

Tamara Sovilj December 06, 2006

Wow this one is just amazing! How did you manage to do that?! #3674412

Kerry W. Willis December 07, 2006

awesome... speechless... K.W. #3677365

Melissa G. Meiselman December 07, 2006

Thanks Tamara and KW for your terrific comments!!! #3677719

Vishal Sharma July 19, 2007

Wonderful effects and excellent composition!

Melissa G. Meiselman July 25, 2007

Thanks Vishal for finding this image in my gallery and making such a great comment!!! #4559385

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