Ka-Boom  (Resub)

Uploaded: September 30, 2006 07:58:40


Reworked and resubmitted. I think it's worth another try. It won 2nd place in Digital Manipulation at the Tri-State fair this last week.
Category: DDR


Karen Spychalski-Sullins September 30, 2006

I didn't see the original submit, but this is really good. The intense color of the explosion really makes this stand out. #531829

Stan Kwasniowski September 30, 2006

Karen, wow, awesome #3390226

Bill Wyatt September 30, 2006

WOW incredible love the effects they are very dramatic and beautiful!!!! #3390320

Pamela Shane September 30, 2006

Congrats on placing 2nd at the fair Karen! Certainly worth another try here. Loved this the 1st time I saw it, & still do - great capture!! :) #3390373

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe September 30, 2006

Yikes!! That's drama for you! Great job! #3390819

Dr Silly level-classic September 30, 2006

WOW super. :O)

John Connolly September 30, 2006

Thank you for re submitting this one, Karen, I missed it first time around. This is such a colorful, visually exciting image, masterfully presented. #3391109

Claudia Kuhn level-classic September 30, 2006

Wow, very cool image Karen! #3391149

Karen Slagle September 30, 2006

Thanks so much everyone - I appreciate all the comments... #3391844

Nancy L. Green level-classic September 30, 2006

Very worth the second go-round!! This is just so dramatic and beautiful!! <>< #3391883

Karen Slagle September 30, 2006

Thank you so much Nancy. #3391942

Kenneth Mucke September 30, 2006

WOW...what a shot Karen....awesome #3392094

Leonard Pierce September 30, 2006

Fantastic image Karen, excellent work!!...Congratulations!!! #3392104

Janine Russell level-deluxe September 30, 2006

Karen, excellent color, lighting, detail, exposure, composition and effects. #3392403

Karen Slagle October 01, 2006

Thanks for all the nice remarks everyone. #3392916

Mary Timman October 01, 2006

Wow..congratulations. Very well deserved and quite impressive I must say. Good Luck! #3395467

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic October 01, 2006

Beautiful...Great colors!! #3395884

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic October 03, 2006

I loved this the first time you submitted it and still do...very dramatic and the colors are awesome !! I was sure it was a winnner...anyway, GOOD LUCK this time around. :-) #3402948

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe October 03, 2006

Really dynamic, great design and color!! A real eye catcher! #3402969

Lani J October 04, 2006

Absolutely stunning!! Definitely worth the resubmit and congratulations on your win at the fair, Karen! :o) #3405093

Paula Dwyer October 04, 2006

Outstanding!!! Incredible color and composition!! Congratulations on your second place win at the fair. :) #3408725

Roxanne M. Bubar October 05, 2006

Magnificent image and capture. Stunning colors and lighting. #3411583

Alice Lero October 05, 2006

I remember this one! Remembered it right away :) It definitly is worth a second try and whatever else...as it is INCREDIBLE to say the least!!!!! Amazing...really! Go for it!!!!! And Congratulations on you second place win at the fair...you deserved it for sure! :) #3412903

Karen Slagle October 05, 2006

Thanks so much for all the super nice comments and congratulations everyone. I appreciate y'all so much... #3412957

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic October 05, 2006

Very cool..Great effects and picture. I agree well worth the second try and congrats on the win at the fair!! #3413119

Karen Slagle October 06, 2006

Thanks so much, Shelly. #3415437

John V. Roscich level-deluxe October 06, 2006

JOHN #3417416

Karen Slagle October 07, 2006

Thanks so much, John. I really had fun in PS with this one. #3419624

Alisha L. Ekstrom October 09, 2006

OH MY WORD...HOLY TOLEDO..WOWZERS...this is ABSOLUTELY AMAZING! I've never seen anything like it! ABSOLUTELY worth re-entering & if it still doesn't make it...I DEFINITELY wouldn't give up on this puppy..I'd keep re-entering it till it's recognized...IT is FOR SURE a winner!!!! #3426620

Karen Slagle October 09, 2006

Thank you Alisha for all the wonderful words of encouragement. I so appreciate your totally cool comments. (love your vocabulary) LOL #3427620

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna October 10, 2006

Totally and completely AWESOME, Karen! WOW! ^.^ Kitty #3432576

Karen Slagle October 11, 2006

Thank so much Kathleen. #3434501

Ermanno Radice October 18, 2006

Fabulous image, superb work, great shot, Karen!! #3467849

Jenny Bosmans October 18, 2006

Congratulations, Karen! What a fantastic and awesome image! :) #3467909

Karen Slagle October 18, 2006

Thanks so much Ermanno and Jenny for the very nice comments. #3468029

Dan E. October 20, 2006

Awesome Karen #3475893

Karen Slagle October 20, 2006

Thank you Dan. #3476339

William88 October 26, 2006

Karen, Congratulations on your finalist! Wow! it's fantastic. #3501508

Sherry Karr Adkins level-deluxe October 26, 2006

Karen, congrats on your finalist. This deserves it. Good luck in the next round. I have always thought this was a winner! #3501781

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna October 26, 2006

YES!!!! CONGRATULATIONS, Karen!!!! Very good choice by the judges!!!!!! :-) ^.^ Kitty #3502111

Laura Clay-Ballard October 26, 2006

INCREDIBLE image! congrats! #3502322

Kaye Burazin October 26, 2006

Outstanding capture Karen. Congrats! #3502351

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic October 26, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3502366

Nadya Johnson October 26, 2006

A huge congratulations Karen, on your SUPER finalist! And best of luck in the next round! #3502597

Crossroad Photography October 26, 2006

Congratulations on your amazing finalist, Karen! #3502610

Claudia Kuhn level-classic October 26, 2006

Terrific Karen, congrats! #3502829

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic October 26, 2006

A BIG congrtulations Karen..I am so happy to see this one again!!! Good luck in the next round !! Awesome work. #3503362

Cyn Valentine level-classic October 26, 2006

Big congratulations Karen..great image!! #3503373

Tarun Bose October 26, 2006

Big congrats Karen for finalist. #3503572

Kenneth Mucke October 26, 2006

This had to be a finalist...awesome one Karen #3503646

Joannie Bertucci level-classic October 26, 2006

Explosive image Karen...now on to the winners circle! #3503981

Robert R. Goodman level-addict October 26, 2006

Congratulations Karen!!!! #3504084

Jill Flynn level-classic October 26, 2006

WOW oh WOW ... dramatic and stunning Karen! Congratulations on your finalist! #3504177

Bobbie Davis October 26, 2006

Congrats #3504479

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic October 26, 2006

Congratulations, Karen! So well deserved! <>< #3504710

Nancy L. Green level-classic October 26, 2006

Congratulation Karen on this stunning finalist!! <>< #3504832

Karen Slagle October 26, 2006

A huge thanks to everyone that agreed with me on this capture. I appreciate all the wonderul comments and feedback. #3505032

Dr Silly level-classic October 27, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist. :O)

Paula Dwyer October 27, 2006

Congrats on your awesome finalist Karen!!! :) #3507750

Connie J. Bagot October 27, 2006

Congratulations Karen---I've been admiring this photo ever since you posted it! #3507879

Melissa G. Meiselman October 27, 2006

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Melissa!! #3508149

Johnny Santoso October 27, 2006

Spectacular.... Great effects. Love it.. Big Congratulations.. Karen..!

rgds, #3508167

Karen Slagle October 27, 2006

A big thank you to everyone, I so appreciate the wonderful remarks. #3508319

Baqer Mohd Jawad October 27, 2006

Wow .. what a great shot .. wonderful details .. congrats Karen ! #3508334

Cliff & Patti Smith October 27, 2006

Congratulations on this well deserved finalist. Good luck in the next round! #3508493

Donna W. Neal October 27, 2006

Love it and good for you sticking it out for another try.
Congratulations on a well deserved finalist Karen. #3508565

Janine Russell level-deluxe October 27, 2006

Karen, congratulations on your finalist. #3508768

Mick Burkey level-classic October 27, 2006

Amazing image, Karen. Wonderful work. Congrats on the finals! #3509186

Ermanno Radice October 27, 2006

Big congratulations, Karen!!! #3509588

Emile Abbott level-deluxe October 27, 2006

A blow out winner Karen. I liked it the first time as well. Congrats my friend. #3510030

Karen Slagle October 27, 2006

Bager, Patricia, Donna, Janine, Mick, Ermanno and Emile - thanks so much for all the super nice comments. I appreciate them all... #3510570

John V. Roscich level-deluxe October 27, 2006

JOHN #3510610

Karen Slagle October 27, 2006

Thank you John. #3511130

Jill Odice level-classic October 27, 2006

It was worth the trouble to resubmit this karen! Congrats and best of luck in the next round :-) KABOOOOOOM!!!!! #3511714

Karen Slagle October 27, 2006

Thank you Jill for the vote of confidence - will just have to wait and see, one never knows. #3511818

Linda Boehme level-classic October 28, 2006

Karen, this is such a powerful image. Great work and congrats on your finalist. Best of luck. #3513086

Karen Slagle October 28, 2006

Thank you Linda. #3513407

Stephen Zacker October 28, 2006

Wow.. #3515272

Karen Slagle October 28, 2006

Thank you Stephen. #3515492

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe October 28, 2006

Outstanding work, a big congratulations!! #3515804

Marcie A. Fowler October 28, 2006

Congrats on this awesome finalist!! #3515848

Sherry Karr Adkins level-deluxe October 29, 2006

Karen, CONGRATULATIONS on your second place. I'm so glad you gave this another try. It IS so deserving. Way to go girl!!!!! #3516399

Kenneth Mucke October 29, 2006

Congrats on a GREAT Win Karen #3516592

Lani J October 29, 2006

Yay! I remember this image, Karen! Fantastic and ... clearly I was right. We saw it again :o) WELL DESERVED! #3516679

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic October 29, 2006

Way to go, Karen!! Big congratulations. #3516926

Deb Holmes-Hatfield October 29, 2006

Congratulations Karen! #3517075

Rakesh Syal level-classic October 29, 2006

CONGRATULATIONS on your second place, Karen!! #3517114

Chris Budny level-deluxe October 29, 2006

I missed the original submit, so thanks for resubmitting this eye-catching, arresting winner! Congratulations! #3517633

Stan Kwasniowski October 29, 2006

Karen, congratulations #3517695

Crossroad Photography October 29, 2006

Congratulations on your wonderful second place winner, Karen! WTG! #3517762

John V. Roscich level-deluxe October 29, 2006


JOHN #3517763

Paula Dwyer October 29, 2006

Congratulations on your winning image Karen!!! :) #3517966

Deborah Sandidge October 29, 2006

Very compelling, congratulations on your win, Karen! #3518154

Cyn Valentine level-classic October 29, 2006

Congratulations Karen! Great win!! #3518177

Kaye Burazin October 29, 2006

For sure a winner Karen. A big congrats! #3518206

Susana Ms Heide October 29, 2006

After reading most of the comments above I don't think I can find any fitting adjectives that haven't been used :o) But I agree with it all!!! Such drama and suspense in this image!! Danger, danger, danger! But I've gotta ask: That is only a cloud and not real smoke right? :O) Whatever the case many congrats on this OUTSTANDING WINNER Karen! #3518253

Jill Flynn level-classic October 29, 2006

So HAPPY to see this stunning and dramatic image here Karen. It is awesome! Congratulations on your win! #3518273

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe October 29, 2006

Congratulations on this very dramatic scene, Karen!!!:) #3518465

Milan Banik October 29, 2006

so it did again......Congratulations #3518562

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic October 29, 2006

A BIG congratulations Karen on this awesome picture!!! It has always beena winner in my books. :-) #3518746

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic October 29, 2006

A BIG congratulations Karen on this awesome picture!!! It has always beena winner in my books. :-) #3518747

Mick Burkey level-classic October 29, 2006

Fantastic win, Karen. Congratulations!! #3518797

Ermanno Radice October 29, 2006

Congratulations on this gorgeous and well deserved winner, Karen!!!! #3518901

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic October 29, 2006

Congratulations on your second place winner. #3518938

Emile Abbott level-deluxe October 29, 2006

Congratulation on your booming winner, Karen. #3519041

Karen Slagle October 29, 2006

Oh my gosh - I am so overwhelmed and flattered by all the wonderful compliments on Ka-Boom I don't know what to say, except a very humble "thank y'all", each and everyone. #3519106

Tarun Bose October 29, 2006

Big congratulations for your second place winner shot. Well done Karen. #3519354

Janine Russell level-deluxe October 29, 2006

Karen, if at first you don;t succeed...;congratulations on your Second Place Win! #3519652

Colette M. Metcalf October 29, 2006

Congratulations on your win, Karen:) #3519974

Gary Lange October 29, 2006

Congrats on a great winner, Karen. This is really cool! #3519987

Claudia Kuhn level-classic October 29, 2006

Terrific Karen, congrats on your win! #3520393

Karen Slagle October 29, 2006

Thanks so much for all the compliments Tarun, Janine, Colette, Gary and Claudia. #3520545

Kristi A. Howson October 29, 2006

Fantastic clarity and contrast for impact Karen. Congratulations! #3520637

Bobbie Davis October 29, 2006

Well deserved win! #3520964

Karen Slagle October 30, 2006

Thanks alot Kristi and Bobbie. #3522647

Pamela Shane October 30, 2006

BIG congratulations on your outstanding
winner Karen; well deserved!! :) #3523101

Karen Slagle October 30, 2006

Thank you SO much, Pam. #3523425

Paula Kelly October 31, 2006

Congrads Karen! a well deserved winner! #3529602

Karen Slagle October 31, 2006

Thank you Paula. #3529869

Jennifer Cuscino November 01, 2006

holy cow! stunning! #3533430

Karen Slagle November 01, 2006

Thank you Jennifer. #3533450

Bill Wyatt November 02, 2006

CONGRATULATIONS, Karen on your winner!! I just love this one, terrific job!! #3536199

Karen Slagle November 02, 2006

Thank you Bill. #3536580

Stephanie Laird level-classic November 04, 2006

Congratulations Karen! Awesome image!!! #3545142

Karen Slagle November 04, 2006

Thanks so much Stephanie... #3546620

Nadia Paul November 06, 2006

Simply stunning Karen - many congrats on your placing! #3551006

Karen Slagle November 06, 2006

Thanks alot Nadia. #3552609

Alice Lero November 06, 2006

FANTASTIC!!!!!!! I have been away and just got back. When I saw this I was so pleased Karen. I knew it was worth a second try! Absolutely FANTASTIC!!!!!! :) #3554215

Karen Slagle November 06, 2006

Thank you so very much, Alice. I'm happy I gave it a second try, not knowing what the judges like. I have this framed and hanging in the entry hall. Thanks again... #3554248

Cathy M. Gromball November 08, 2006

Congratulations on your Second Place win, Karen! Very cool - I mean hot!!!

Cathy :) #3562047

Karen Slagle November 08, 2006

Thank you Cathy, I've had alot of fun with this... #3562658

Robert R. Grove November 08, 2006

Congrats for Ka-boom ! very intense!Great colors , excellent composition! #3563976

Karen Slagle November 09, 2006

Thank you Robert, I'm happy you like this. #3565336

Thomas Lam November 14, 2006

Congrats on your win! Excellent shot and beautifully composed. #3586448

Karen Slagle November 14, 2006

Thank you Thomas. I appreciate your comments... #3586844

November 21, 2006

Congratualtion... How did you take this photo??? SImply the best... #3611530

Karen Slagle November 21, 2006

Thank you RaveN. This is 2 separate captures layered in Photoshop. I adjusted the colors using curves. Hope that helps... #3611733

Autum Rhoades November 21, 2006

Awesome image, Karen! Definitely reminds me of an action scene in a movie. Very cool - great work on this! Congrats on your winner! #3612390

Karen Slagle November 21, 2006

Thank you Autum. #3612523

Roger Bernabo November 22, 2006

Awesome image Karen; one of the best I have ever seen on BP!! #3617749

Karen Slagle November 23, 2006

Thank you Roger. I have this enlarged and framed in my foyer. The bright yellow does catch your eye... #3618765

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe November 24, 2006

This is an amazing image Karen and such a well deserved Winner!! Many congrats on your success! Jeff #3627233

Karen Slagle November 25, 2006

Thank you Jeff for your compliments. I appreciate your taking the time to look and comment.... #3628884

eileen bedford November 26, 2006

Congrats on your win Karen, well done... #3634719

Karen Slagle November 26, 2006

Thank you Eileen, I'm glad you like it. #3635317

Kathy L. Clark September 27, 2007

Looking back over your gallery Karen, until you add some new pics, I am amazed at the creative beautiful images you have. This one is fabulous. Perfectly titled and well deserving on a win. Great image. #4854021

Karen Slagle September 27, 2007

Thank you Kathy for your wonderful comments. I was amazed when this one won, so excited... #4854407

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic January 01, 2008

Intense and dramatic!
Well done, Karen!
--Lisa #5278695

Karen Slagle January 02, 2008

Thank you Lisa. #5281344

Jennifer A. Lambert April 26, 2008

Fantastic work here !!! Congrats ( A little LATE ) Sorry I didn't run across your gallery sooner...I love your style !
Blessings, Jenny N Bama #5845703

Karen Slagle April 26, 2008

Why thank you Jennifer. Late is OK. I appreciate you looking at my gallery and sending your comments. #5845802

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