Frank Fetch Park

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Frank Fetch Park

Uploaded: July 28, 2006 09:34:27


Frank Fetch Park is an urban oasis in German Village. Comprising an eighth of a city block and owned by the city of Columbus, it is maintained by the German Village Garden Club. Frank fetch was one of a group of residents of Columbus' near south side who went to the city government in 1960 and pleaded for the area not to be plowed under. Fortunately they were successful and German Village is now an outstanding example of historic preservation accomplished without public funds. The park is truly a peaceful, beautiful place. Photo taken in color with an Hoya R72 filter. Channel swapping and color adjustments applied in Photoshop CS2.


Joy Rector July 28, 2006

gorgeous, David #492909

Melissa G. Meiselman July 28, 2006

WOW..this is a totally stunning image...striking with brilliant lighting. Love the IR effects...they really make this image what it is, David!!! #3095317

David Phalen July 28, 2006

Thank you Joy and Melissa, I appreciate your kind comments. Always good to hear from you both. #3095352

Lynne Morris level-classic July 28, 2006

Wow David this is way beyond me and I am clueless about IR but what I do know is I really like the image, beautiful capture. #3095452

David Phalen July 28, 2006

Thanks Lynne, I appreciate your kind comment. Color Ir is still a bit of a mystery to me but I do enjoy the results. Usually :) #3095760

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic July 28, 2006

Outstanding capture and work. It's SO beautiful. #3095934

David Phalen July 28, 2006

Thank you Kirsten, I appreciate your kind comment. #3096514

Marcie A. Fowler July 28, 2006

WOW . . . the IR work here gives this such a unique look. Very creative and well done!! #3096601

Paula Dwyer July 28, 2006

Outstanding!! Beautifully done!! :) #3096792

David Phalen July 29, 2006

Thank you Marcie and Paula, I appreciate your kind comments! #3097687

Glenn E. Urquhart July 29, 2006

David, I am really impressed with the results you have obtained with this R72 filter!!! Through your excellent abilities, to capture and compose beautiful shots, this IR filter definately enhances, these already fantastic photos! VERY Well Done! Cheers, Glenn #3097704

David Phalen July 29, 2006

Thank Glenn for your very kind comments. I owe Ken Smith a big thank you for his help in processing color IR images. #3097820

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic July 29, 2006

Beautiful. Love the effect. #3097969

David Phalen July 29, 2006

Thank you Kay. Always a pleasure to hear from you. #3099469

Ken Smith level-classic July 29, 2006

David, nice job on this IR shot. Very well done. #3099500

Jill Odice level-classic July 29, 2006

Columbus never looked so good :-) Very cool work :-) #3099695

David Phalen July 29, 2006

Thank you ken and Jill, I appreciate your kind comments. #3099929

Darryl Wilkinson July 29, 2006

Beautiful work, David! Outstanding presentation of a digital transformation!
Hey, Give the BOSOX a cheer from me while you are there next week :)

Go SOX! #3100086

David Phalen July 30, 2006

Thanks Darryl, always good to hear from you.

You bet, I'll give the SOX more than one chewer for you. :)


Sandra Freyler August 10, 2006

WOW David! What an awesome image! Beautiful work! #3148492

David Phalen August 10, 2006

Thanks Sandra, I appreciate your kind comment. #3149138

Bill Houghton August 14, 2006

This is a beautiful shot David . Outstanding work. Well done. Thanks for your comments on my photos.
Bill #3163631

David Phalen August 14, 2006

Thank you Bill, I appreciate your kind comment. #3163990

Ken Smith level-classic August 23, 2006

A drumroll, please.... #3206010

David Phalen August 23, 2006

Thanks Ken! I keep trying to get these color IR shots to work . :) #3206039

Cyn Valentine level-classic August 26, 2006

Big congrats David!!! Good luck next round!! #3218536

Carla Metzler August 26, 2006

Congratulations, David! #3219149

Sue L. Cullumber August 26, 2006

David - gorgeous IR shot! Congrats! #3219365

Julie Robinson August 26, 2006

Congrats on your wondeful finalist! #3219708

Glenn E. Urquhart August 26, 2006

David, a BIG Congrats on being chosen a finalist!!! Well Deserved! Cheers Glenn #3219893

Paul A. Harrett August 26, 2006

This is a very nice IR image. Well done
congrads #3219973

Terry L. Ellis level-classic August 26, 2006

How cool is this, David! Big congratulations on this fantastic finalist! #3220089

David Phalen August 26, 2006

Thank you all! #3221202

Tamera S. Phillips August 26, 2006

Well deserved finalist David! Just beautiful. #3221339

Revonda L. Gentry August 26, 2006

Congratulations on this very, very beautiful image!! #3221351

Pat Gamwell August 26, 2006

Wonderful! Big CONGRATS, David! #3222027

Ken Smith level-classic August 26, 2006

A 2nd drum roll. LOL. Congrats, David!! #3222111

Nadya Johnson August 26, 2006

Awesome - awesome - triple awesome, David!! HUGE congratulations on this outstanding, gorgeous finalist!!! #3222517

Linda D. Lester level-classic August 26, 2006

Congratulations on this beauty! #3223173

Husain Akhtar August 27, 2006

Warmest congratulations for being a finalist, David! Very well deserved success! #3224198

David Phalen August 27, 2006

Thanks to you all!! #3224551

Sandra Freyler August 27, 2006

Congratulations David on this beautiful finalist! :) #3225832

David Phalen August 27, 2006

Thank you Sandra. #3226180

Jill Odice level-classic August 27, 2006

Good job David :-) Hope to see this in the next round! #3227797

David Phalen August 28, 2006

Thanks Jill! #3230762

Claudine Grove August 28, 2006

Congrats! Love the IR #3233268

Rakesh Syal level-classic August 28, 2006

Heartiest congratulations, David!! #3233962

David Phalen August 28, 2006

Thank you Claudine and Rakesh. #3234516

Gail Vitikacs level-classic August 29, 2006

Yahoo! Congratulations David! #3239733

David Phalen August 29, 2006

Thank you Gail. #3239819

Jeffrey Smith September 05, 2006

David, Nice combo of IR and color. Keep up the good work. Jeff #3269074

David Phalen September 05, 2006

Hi Jeff,

Thank you for you kind comment. #3269141

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